House of Commons Journal Volume 1: 23 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: 23 April 1571', in Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 1, 1547-1629, (London, 1802) pp. 85-86. British History Online https://www.british-history.ac.uk/commons-jrnl/vol1/pp85-86 [accessed 4 March 2024]

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Lunae, vicesimo tertio Aprilis, 1571

Bristowe.

The Bill for Bristowe, corrected as before, is, upon the Question, ordered to be ingrossed.

Vagabonds.

Mr. Servient Manwood, Mr. Servient Lovelace, Mr. Bell, Mr. Mounson, Mr. Baber, Mr. Fenner, Mr. Shute, and Mr. Bedell, are added to the former Committees for the Bill of Vagabonds.

Promoters.

1. The Bill for Reformation of Promoters. - The first Reading ; and rejected, after many long Arguments : And Mr. Attorney of the Duchy, Mr. Recorder of London, Mr. Sands, Mr. Sampole, Mr. Bell, Mr. Popham, and Mr. Alford, are appointed to make a new Bill; and to meet in the Temple Church upon Wednesday next, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon.

Woods.

Mr. Norton, Mr. Fenner, and Mr. Fleetwood, are appointed to draw a Bill for Preservation of Woods, and to receive Information of all such as for that Purpose shall repair unto them.

Popish Bulls.

LL. 1. The Bill against Bulls, &c. procured from the See of Rome. - The first Reading: And Mr. Attorney of the Duchy, Mr. Servient Geffrey, Mr. Wilbraham, Mr. Yelverton, Mr. Norton, and Mr. Sands, are appointed to consider of the Bill; and to meet at the Temple Church at Three of the Clock this Afternoon.

Tellers, &c.

LL. 2. The Bill against the untrue Demeanours of Tellers, Receivers, Treasurers, and Collectors. - The second Reading; and, after many long Arguments, is committed unto Mr. Chancellor of the Duchy, Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer, Mr. Henneage, Mr. Attorney of the Duchy, Mr. Seckford, Master of the Requests, Mr. Bell, Mr. Alforde, Mr. Irebye, Mr. Yelverton, Mr. Sampole, Sir John Thynne, Sir Nich. Arnold, Mr. Norton, Mr. Knyvett, Mr. Mounson, and Mr. Dalton; either to alter or add unto the Bill, or else to make new Provisoes at their Discretions; and to meet at the Savoye upon Thursday next, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon.