House of Commons Journal Volume 1: 21 December 1566

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: 21 December 1566', in Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 1, 1547-1629, (London, 1802) pp. 80-81. British History Online [accessed 4 March 2024]


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Sabbati, 21o Decembris

Countess of Warwyke.

Q. L. 3. The Bill for the Jointure of the Lady Countess of Warwyke. - Jud'm.

Felons in Merioneth.

L. 3. The Bill for Tryal of Felons in Merionethshire in Wales. - Jud'm.


L. 3. The Bill touching the Breed of Stoned Horses in divers Shires. - Jud'm.


3. The Bill for the Alms-house at Plymouth. - Jud'm.


L. 3. The Bill for the Bowyers of the City of London. - Jud'm.

Fines, &c.

L. 3. The Bill touching Fines, with Proclamation, though the Original be imbezzled, with an Addition from this House, and a Proviso for the Heir of the Earl of Kent. - Jud'm.

All the last Bills passed sent to the Lords by Mr. Chancellor of the Duchy.

Sea-marks, &c.

3. The Bill for Repairing of Sea-marks, Mariners, and Watermen. - Jud'm.

Post nonam.

Clergy Subsidy.

L. 3. The Bill for the Subsidy of the Clergy of Canterbury. - Jud'm.

Aulnage Seals.

L. The Bill for the Engraving of the Aulneagers Seals by the Graver of the Mint in the Tower of London.


L. 2. 3. The Act to avoid Excess in Apparel.

Under-Sheriffs, &c.

L. 2. 3. The Bill for Under-Sheriffs and Deputy Bailiffs of Liberties, to take an Oath for Execution of Justice.


L. 2. The Bill, that Hexamshire shall be of the County of Northumberland, and Parcel of the Bishoprick of Durham. - Jud'm.

Wool Trade.

L. 2. The Bill for Buying of Wools out of Carmarthen, Cardygan, and Pembroke. - Vacat super Questione.

Cloth Trade.

L. 2. The Bill for the Cloth-makers in Wonershe in Surrey.

Lancaster Assizes.

L. 2. The Bill for keeping the Assizes in Lancaster, to adjourn in Assizes for Difficulty. - Vacat super Questione.

Sheep, &c.

2. The Bill against the Carrying over Sea of Rams, Lambs, or Sheep alive. - Ingrossetur.

Leather, &c.

2. The Bill against Carrying over of Pelts or tawed Leather. - Ingrossetur.

Battell Market.

2. The Bill for the Market at Battell to be kept at Battell on Thursday. - Ingrossetur.

Fairs, &c. on Sunday.

1. 2. The general Bill to avoid Fares and Markets on the Sunday to the next Work-day following.

Penal Laws.

The House being moved with a Commission for Execution of penal Laws, dat. 3 Decembris last; Motion, by Committees, to the Lords, to be Means for the Revoking of all such Commissions; which the Lords agreed.

The Commissioners were, Edmund Mathew, John Elliott, and Robert Reynolds; which seemed to the Lords and Commons not to be convenient Persons for such a Commission.