House of Commons Journal Volume 1: 16 May 1572

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

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Veneris, decimo sexto Maii, 1572

Execution of Duke of Norfolk.

A Motion being made, whether it were convenient, that this House, and the Lords, should join in Petition to move the Queen's Majesty for the Execution of the Duke, or that the common Opinion of this House touching necessary Execution to be done upon him, were meet to be signified unto her Highness as their general Resolution : And, upon the Question, all the House thought it best, that the general Resolution is meetest to be signified unto her Majesty, but not by Way of Petition, or Direction of this House.


1. The Bill for Explanation of the Act made in primo of King E. VI. for Dissolution of Chauntries, &c. - The first Reading.


The Bill against fraudulent Conveyances, and secret Estates of Lands. - The second Reading; and committed unto Sir Henry Gates, Sir Nicholas Arnolde, Mr. Recorder, Mr. Monson, Mr. Fenner, Mr. Edward Stanhope, Mr. Snagge; to meet in Lyncolns-Inn Hall this Afternoon, at Two of the Clock; and to return the Bill To-morrow.