House of Commons Journal Volume 1: 26 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: 26 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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Jovis, vicesimo sexto Aprilis, 1571

Popish Priests.

1. 2. The Bill against Popish Priests disguised in Servingmens Apparel, twice read; and ordered to be ingrossed.

Church Uniformity.

1.2. The Bill for Conservation of Order and Uniformity in the Church, twice read ; and ordered to be ingrossed.

Bills before the House.

The Note of the Titles of the Bills being read ; it is Ordered, That Mr. Treasurer, Sir Walter Mildmay, Sir Thom. Smythe, Sir Christopher Haydon, Sir Henry Gate, Sir John Thynne, Sir Nich. Arnolde, Mr. Servient Manwood, Mr. Servient Lovelace, Mr. Stokes, Mr. Allforde, Mr. Yelverton, Mr. Fleetwood, Mr. Norton, and Mr. Dalton, shall be Committees for appointing such Bills, for the Commonweal, as shall be first proceeded in and preferred before the Residue, but not to reject any: And are appointed to meet at the Star-chamber To-morrow at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon.


2. The Bills concerning certain Offences to be made Treason, being Two Bills, are twice read; and, upon Division of the House, are ordered to be joined together, and made One Bill; with the Difference of 36 Voices, upon the said Division: And, after many long Arguments, is also, upon the Question, ordered to be ingrossed.

Message from Lords.

Mr. Solicitor, and Mr. Doctor Huycke, came from the Lords, to demand Bills with Speed, if any were ready; and are answered, that within few Days their Lordships shall receive some.


The Committees for the Bill of Fugitives are appointed to meet in the Star-chamber at Three of the Clock To-morrow in the Afternoon.

Popish Bulls.

And so likewise, then and there, for the Bill of Bulls, &c. procured from the See of Rome.