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 Lunæ, videlicet, 7 mensis Decembris:
Peaceable Government of the Northern Counties.
HODIE 3a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the more peaceable Government of the Parts of Cumberland, Northumberland, Westmerland, and the Bishoprick of Duresme.
Sir Edward Seymour. Expedit.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Confirmation of Letters Patents made by King Edward the Sixth to Sir Edward Seymour, Knight.
Hodie allata est Billa a Domo Communi,
An Act to avoid the double Payment of Debts.
Fines in Chester. Expedit.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the levying of Fines with Proclamation of Lands, within the County of the City of Chester.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Denization of certain Persons.
Grants, Resumptions, &c.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for Confirmation as well of all Grants made to the Queen's Majesty, and of all Resumptions made by Her Highness, of the Possessions of any Archbishoprick or Bishoprick, as of Letters Patents made by Her Majesty to others.
Maintenance of the Navy, &c.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Maintenance of the Navy, Increase of Mariners, and avoiding of the Scarcity of Victuals.
And was referred to Committees: videlicet,
Appointed to meet at the Earl of Worcester's Chamber, at Court, To-morrow, the 8th of this Instant, by Two in the Afternoon. The Bill delivered to the Lord Treasurer.
Grants, Resumptions, &c.
The Bill for Confirmation of Grants made to the Queen's Majesty, and of Letters Patents made by Her Highness to others, was this Day returned to the House, with certain Amendments by the Lord Treasurer, the first of the Committees.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli continuavit præsens Parliamentum usque ad diem crastinum, videlicet, 8m diem instantis Decembris, hora octava.
Sir Henry Neville's Bill.
Memorandum, That, upon a Motion made this Day to the House, by the Lord Zouch, That the Lady Fane, by her Letters to Sir Anthony Mildmay, had signified that she had not given her Consent to the passing of the Bill, concerning the enabling of Edward Nevile, and Sir Henry Nevile, his Son, to dispose of certain Copyhold Lands, &c. (as was mentioned in the said Bill) the said Sir Anthony Mildmay was called before their Lordships, who produced the said Letter; and the same was read in the House; and thereupon it was Ordered, That any farther Proceeding in the Bill should be respited until Wednesday next, by Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon, at what Time the Lady Fane might be heard what she could say against the same, if she would then be present.
Message from the H. C. for a Conference.
This Day, Sir William Knollis, Sir Edward Hobby, Knights, with divers others of the Lower House, delivered a Message from the Knights and Burgesses of the said House; desiring Conference with some of their Lordships, about the Bill concerning the Uniting of Eye and Dunsden to the Manor of Sonning; upon Delivery of which Message, after the said Sir William Knollis and the rest had a little while withdrawn themselves, and then, upon propounding of this Motion to the House, the Lords had assented thereunto, Answer was made by the Lord Keeper (sitting in his Place, and the rest of the Lords also keeping their Places) unto the said Sir William Knollis, &c. That the Lords had yielded to the Conference, and had appointed certain Committees (under named) to meet with some select Persons of the Lower House for that Purpose: videlicet,
Appointed to meet at the Outward Chamber, near the Parliament Presence, To-morrow, the Eighth of this Instant, by Eight of the Clock in the Morning.