Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 2, 1578-1614. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Veneris, videlicet, 9 die Decembris,
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales, quorum nomina subscribuntur, præsentes fuerunt:
Hospital in Bristol.
HODIE 2a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the establishing of the Hospital of Queen Elizabeth, in Bristoll, and for Relief of the Orphans and Poor there. Upon this Reading, some Amendments were thought fit by the House to be added; which were presently drawn, and agreed upon by the House, and also Twice read, and commanded to be ingrossed.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, An Act to restrain Brewers for to keep Two Coopers, and no more.
The Bill, intituled, An Act for erecting of Hospitals, or Abiding and Working Houses, for the Poor, was returned to the House, by the Committees, with some Amendments; which Amendments were Twice read, and commanded to be ingrossed, to be fixed and added to the Bill.
Hodie allatæ sunt 7 Billæ a Domo Communi: Presented by Sir William Knollys, Sir Edmund Carye, and others.
1a, An Act, That the Lord Mountjoye may dispose of his Lands, whereof he is Tenant in Tail, as other Tenants in Tail, by the Laws and Statutes of the Realm, may do; a private Statute, made 27° Henrici Octavi, to the contrary notwithstanding; 1a vice lecta.
Staines Bridge and Egham Causeway.
2a, An Act for the better Maintenance and well keeping of Stanes Bridge and Egham Cawsey, being the Highway from London unto the West Parts of England, 1a vice lecta.
Gavel kind in Kent.
5a, An Act to enable the Owners of Gavel-kind Lands, in the County of Kent, to alter the said Custom, 1a vice lecta.
6a, An Act of Explanation of an Act, made in the 11th Year of King Henry the Seventh, for Fustians, 1a vice lecta.
Newport and Carlioll Bridges.
7a, An Act for the repairing of the Bridges of Newport and Carlioll, in the County of Monmouth.
Hodie 2a vice lecta, An Act for the Naturalizing of certain Englishmen's Children, and others, born beyond the Seas.
And was referred to Committees: videlicet,
E. of Nottingham, Lord Adm.
E. of Hartford.
L. Bp. of Rochester.
L. Bp. of Hereford.
Mr. Attorney General to attend the Lords.
Appointed to meet upon Monday next, at the Little Chamber, near the Chamber of Parliament Presence, by Eight in the Morning.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli continuavit præsens Parliamentum usque in diem crastinum, videlicet, 10m diem Decembris, hora nona.