House of Commons Journal Volume 1: 28 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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'House of Commons Journal Volume 1: 28 May 1571', in Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 1, 1547-1629, (London, 1802) pp. 93. British History Online https://www.british-history.ac.uk/commons-jrnl/vol1/p93 [accessed 4 March 2024]

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Lunae, vicesimo octavo Maii, 1571

Ly. Barkley.

Q. LL. 3. The Bill for the Jointure of the Lady Barkley. - The third Reading:

River Lea.

1. 2. 3. Provisoes to the Bill for River of Lea, thrice read; and passed with the Bill, upon the Question , and sent up to the Lords by Mr. Chancellor of the Duchy, and others.

Ly. Barkley.

Proviso to the Bill for the Jointure for the Lady Barkley, thrice read; and passed with the Bill, upon the Question; and sent up to the Lords by Mr. Treasurer and Five other of the Committees for the Bill against untrue Demeanours of Tellers, Receivers, Treasurers, and Collectors.

Tyrrell.

Sir Richard Reade, and Mr. Doctor Vaughan, do bring from the Lords the Bill for John Tyrrell Esquire, with certain Amendments.

Conference - Sheriffs.

Mr. Doctor Lewes, and Mr. Doctor Huycke, do bring Word, that the Lords desire to have Six of this House to confer with them presently, touching the Severance of the Sheriffs in the Counties of Surrey and Sussex: Whereupon Mr. Thomas Browne, Mr. Moore, Mr. Palmer, Mr. Cowper, Mr. Morley, and Mr. Bowyer, were appointed, and sent to them accordingly.

Mr. Doctor Lewis, and Mr. Dr. Yale, do desire, from the Lords, to know the Mind of this House, whether this House can by contented to leave Surrey and Sussex out of the Bill for Severance of Sheriffs, if their lordships shall so think meet: Which being opened to the House;

It is upon the Question, Ordered, That they shall be left out, if the Lords so will.

Charges of Bribery.

All the Privy Council being of this House, Sir Nich. Arnolde, Sir Thom. Scott, Sir Thom. Lucy, Sir Humfrey Gilbert, Mr. Recorder of London, Mr. Mounson, Mr. Yelverton, and Mr. Wrothe, are, upon some Speeches uttered to this House, that some of the Members of this House should take Money for their Voices, appointed to meet this Afternoon in the Star-chamber; and to examine what Persons, being Members of this House, have taken any Fees or Rewards for their Voices in the Furtherance or Hindrance of any Bills offered into this House; and then afterwards to make Report of the Particularities thereof unto this House accordingly.

Post Meridiem.

Hand guns, &c.

2. The Bill for shooting in Hand-guns and Harque-busses. - The second Reading; and ordered to be in-grossed .

Tellers, &c.

Mr. Doctor Lewes, and Mr. Doctor Huycke, do bring from the Lords the Bill against untrue Demeanours of Tellers, Receivers, Treasurers, and Collectors, with a new Proviso;

Sheriffs.

and the Bill for Severance of Sheriffs in sundry Counties, Surrey and Sussex being left out.

Counsellors Fees.

LL. 3. The Bill for Counsellors Fees. - The third Reading.

River Lea.

Mr. Doctor Huycke, and Mr. Doctor Vaughan, do bring from the Lords the Bill for the River of Lea, with some Additions and Amendments.

Counsellors Fees.

Sir Walter Myldmay, Sir Thomas Smythe, Sir John Thynne, Mr. Wilson, Master of the Requests, Mr. Heneage, Mr. Recorder, Mr. Mounson, Mr. Yelverton, and Mr. Bembrike, are appointed to meet here in the Chamber To-morrow in the Morning, at Seven of the Clock, to consider of the Bill for Counsellors Fees.