House of Commons Journal Volume 1: 02 May 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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Mercurii, secundo Maii, 1571

Fraudulent Gifts, &c.

LL. 1. The Bill against fraudulent Gifts and Conveyances. - The first Reading.


1. The Bill of Jeofayles. - The first Reading.


1. The Bill E. - The second Reading ; and ordered to be ingrossed.


1. nova. The Bill against Promoters. - The first Reading.


1. nova. The Bill against Vagabonds. - The first Reading.


1. nova. The Bill for Respite of Homage. - The first Reading.

Conference - Popish Priests, &c.

Mr. Treasurer, with the Residue of the Commissioners, having been with the Lords about the Bill against Priests disguising themselves in Servingmens Apparel, sheweth, that, upon Conference therein had with the Lords, their Request is, that some of the said Committees, being learned in the Laws, might confer with the Queen's Majesty's learned Counsel, touching the Enlargement, and better Explanation of some Parts of the same Bill: Whereupon, the House, liking well of that Course of Proceeding, it is agreed, That the Committees for the Bill against the untrue Demeanours of Tellers, Receivers, Treasurers, and Collectors, and for the Bill against Bulls, &c. procured from the See of Rome, and such-like Bills as hereafter shall come from their Lordships, needful to be considered of, added unto, or altered, shall make Request unto the Lords for Conference and Privity in that Behalf to be had and made with them, as they, in the said former Bill, have used and done towards this House.


Nova. The Bill for Respite of Homage is committed unto Sir Walter Myldmay, Mr. Servient Lovelace, Mr. Mounson, Mr. Sampole, Mr. Wilbraham, Mr. Popham, and Mr. Fenner; to consider of the Bill this Afternoon, at Three of the Clock, at the Rolls, and to deliver it again into the House To-morrow Morning, in Sort as it now is ; if in the mean time they shall not alter the same, or some Part thereof.