House of Commons Journal Volume 1: 28 April 1571

Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 1, 1547-1629. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 1: 28 April 1571', in Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 1, 1547-1629, (London, 1802) pp. 86. British History Online [accessed 4 March 2024]


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Sabbati, vicesimo octavo Aprilis, 1571

Dansike Merchants.

A Supplication for the Merchants of Dansike, touching Coney-skins, was this Day read in the House; and delivered to Mr. Treasurer.


1. 2. Provisoes to the Bill of Fugitives, twice read; and, upon the Question, it is Ordered, That the Bill shall stand, as it is, touching the Relief of Wives and Children: And the Bill is also ordered to be ingrossed ; with the Proviso for the Duchess of Feria, and the Lady Jane Dormer, Widow.


3. The Bill against Usury- - The third Reading. - Jud'm.

The Five Bills last passed, except the Bill for Mr. Skeffington, are sent to the Lords by Mr. Treasurer, and others.


1. The Bill for Keeping of Residence in Cathedral Churches. - The first Reading.


Mr. Henry Knolles Sen. Mr. Strikelande, Mr. Mounson, and Mr. Yelverton, are appointed to sort the Bills for Religion, in such Order and Course for preceding one before another, as they shall think meetest.


3. The Bill for Shrewesbury, - The third Reading. - Jud'm.

Attending Church.

The Committees for the Bill of coming to the Church, and Receiving of the Communion, and also the Committees for the Bill of Respite of Homage, are appointed to meet this Afternoon, at Two of the Clock, in the Temple Church.


2. The Bill B. - The second Reading; and committed unto my Lord President of the Marches of Wales, Sir Thom. Smythe, Sir Thom. Scotte, Mr. Attorney of the Court of Wards, Mr. Norton, Mr. Greenefelde, Mr. Grymston, Mr. Smythe, Mr. Fenner, and Mr. Agmondesham; to meet this Afternoon, at Three of the Clock, in the Star-chamber.


3. The Bill for Bristowe. - The third Reading; and, after many Arguments passed upon the Question.

Bills from Lords.

Mr. Servient Barram, and Mr. Solicitor, brought Two Bills from the Lords; the One for the Confirmation of the Attainders of the late Earls of Northumberland and Westmerland, and others; and the other for Reviving and Continuance of certain Statutes.