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 Sabbati, videlicet, 5 mensis Decembris:
Maintenance of the Navy, &c.
HODIE 1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Maintenance of the Navy, Increase of Mariners, and avoiding of the Scarcity of Victuals.
Musters, Soldiers, &c.
Report made to the House by the Lord Archbishop of Cant. the first of the Committees on the Bill concerning Musters, Soldiers, &c. That the said Committees, having often-times met, and conferred about that Bill, did find so many Imperfections in the same, as it could not conveniently be amended; and therefore thought it meet to draw a new Bill instead thereof, which he presented to the House.
The Bill intituled, An Act for the more peaceable Government of the Parts of Cumberland, Northumberland, &c. was returned to the House, with certain Amendments; which Amendments were presently Twice read, and thereupon the Bill commanded to be ingrossed.
Captains, Soldiers, &c.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act concerning Captains, Soldiers, and other the Queen's Services in the Wars.
Hodie allata est Billa a Domo Communi,
|Presented by||Mr. Comptroller,||and others:|
|Mr. Secretary Cecyll,|
|Mr. John Fortescu,|
|Mr. Secretary Harbert,|
Subsidies, &c. by the Temporalty.
An Act for the Grant of Four intire Subsidies, and Eight Fifteenths and Tenths, granted by the Temporalty.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for Reformation of Deceits and Frauds of certain Auditors and their Clerks, in making deceitful and untrue Particulars.
Disorders by Servants.
Upon Complaint made this Day to the House, by the Lord Archbishop of Cant. of great Disorders committed by certain Pages, and others, belonging to some of their Lordships, or to some of the Lower House, in offering Violence to divers Persons, and particularly to his Lordship's Bargeman, but especially to one George Percivall, a Servant of the Lord Bishop of Peterburgh, who was abused and beaten (as was informed) by one of Sir John Harrington's Servants, named; it was Ordered by the Court, That the Committees under-named shall call the said Percivall and before them, upon Monday next, the 7th of this Instant, at the Parliament-Chamber; and, upon Examination of the Matter, shall inflict such Punishment on the Offender as they shall find Cause; and it is likewise Ordered, That the Lord Keeper shall confer with the Speaker of the Lower House, for some Course to be considered of and taken for Reformation of the like Abuses hereafter.
Committees to examine the Abuse offered, by Sir John Harrington's Servant, to a Servant of the Lord Bishop of Peterburgh: videlicet,
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli continuavit præsens Parliamentum usque ad diem Lunæ, videlicet, 7m diem instantis Decembris, hora (fn. 1)