House of Commons Journal Volume 1: 19 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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'House of Commons Journal Volume 1: 19 May 1572', in Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 1, 1547-1629, (London, 1802) pp. 95-96. British History Online https://www.british-history.ac.uk/commons-jrnl/vol1/pp95-96 [accessed 4 March 2024]

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Lunae, decimo nono Maii, 1572

Woorcester.

1. The Bill for the City of Woorcester. - The first Reading.

Fraudulent Gifts, &c.

1. nova. The Bill against fraudulent Gifts and Conveyances of Lands. - The first Reading.

Middlesex Freeholders.

1. The Bill for the Freeholders of Middlesex.- - The first Reading.

Shrewsburie.

2. The Bill for Repeal of a former Statute made for the Town of Shrewsburie. - The second Reading; and ordered to be ingrossed.

Recoveries.

2. The Bill for Explanation of 32 H. VIII. for Recoveries. - The second Reading ; and committed unto the Master of the Wardrobe, Sir Nicholas Arnolde, Mr. Attorney of the Court of Wards, Mr. French, Mr. Bourman, and Mr. Snagge.

Persons to attend.

Wednesday next is appointed unto Lodwike Grevill Esquire, to make his Appearance in this Court at the same Hour which he should have appeared this present Day.

Presentations.

The Bill concerning Presentations by Lapse. - The second Reading: and to be considered by Mr. Thomas Browne, Mr. Dr. Dale, Mr. Woolley, Mr. Frenche, Mr. Baber, Mr. Geoffrey Gates, and Mr. Bourman; to meet this Afternoon at the Temple Church.

Vagabonds, &c.

Mr. Doctor Lewes, and Mr. Doctor Vaughan, brought from the Lords a Bill touching Vagabonds, and for Relief of the Poor.

Rites, &c.

2. The Bill for Rites and Ceremonies. - The second Reading; and ordered to be ingrossed.

Foreign Coin.

Mr. Doctor Yale, and Mr. Doctor Huyck, brought from the Lords a Bill against the Forging of foreign Coin not current within this Realm.

Foreign Coin.

LL. 1. The Bill against Counterfeiting of foreign Coins, not current within this Realm. - The first Reading.

Tenths, &c.

2. The Bill against the Deceits of Under-collectors of the Tenths and Subsidies of the Clergy. - The second Reading; and ordered to be ingrossed.

Defendants.

2. The Bill for the Defendants and Tenants to have a Decem tales de circumstantibus. - The second Reading; and ordered to be ingrossed.

Timber, &c.

1. The Bill for Preservation of Timber and Fewel. - The first Reading.

Queen of Scotts.

Mr. Attorney of the Court of Wards, in the Name of all the Committees in the great Cause, made Report unto the House, of their Conference therein had with the Lords: Which being done, after sundry Speeches it was upon the Question, Resolved by the House, for the better Safety and Preservation of the Queen's Majesty's Person, and the present State, to make Choice of Proceeding, against the Scottish Queen, in the highest Degree of Treason, and therein to touch her, as well in Life as in Title and Dignity, and that of Necessity, with all possible Speed, by the whole Voice of the House.

Privilege - Charges against Hall.

This Day Arthur Hall Esquire, being brought by the Serjeant to the Bar, and charged by the House with Seven several Articles, humbly submitted himself to the House, and confessed his Folly, as well touching the said Articles, as also his other fond and unadvised Speech at the Bar: and is, upon the Question, remitted, with a good Exhortation given him by Mr. Speaker at large.

Middlesex Jurors.

The Bill for the Jurors of Middlesex, is committed unto Mr. Robert Wrathe, Mr. Newdegate, Mr. Dalton, Mr. Crumwell, and Mr. Gent.