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, 11 mensis Decembris:
Captains and Soldiers.
THE Bill, intituled, An Act concerning Captains, Soldiers, and other the Queen's Services in the Wars, was returned to the House, by the Lord Steward, with certain Amendments, and a Proviso thought meet (by the Committees on the said Bill); which Amendments and Proviso were presently Twice read, and thereupon the Bill commanded to be ingrossed.
Maintenance of the Navy, &c.
The Bill, intituled, An Act for Maintenance of the Navy, Increase of Mariners, and avoiding of certain Victuals, returned to the House, by the Lord Treasurer, the first of the Committees, with certain Amendments; which Amendments were presently Twice read.
Hodie allatæ sunt 4 Billæ a Domo Communi,
Overflown Grounds in Norfolk.
1a, An Act concerning the Draining and Recovery from the Water of certain overflown Grounds, in the County of Norfolk, 1a vice lecta.
Countess of Sussex.
2a, An Act for the perfecting of the Jointure of the Lady Bridgett, Countess of Sussex, Wife of Robert Earl of Sussex, 1a vice lecta.
3a, An Act for the assuring of the Patronage of the Vicarage of Rotherston, in the County of Chester, and a Scholar's Room in the Cathedral Church of Christ, in Oxon (of the Foundation of King Henry the Eighth), by the Dean and Chapter of the said Cathedral Church, to Thomas Venables, Esquire, and his Heirs for ever, 1a vice lecta.
4a, An Act for the Augmentation of the Jointure of Rachel, Wife of Edward Nevile, in the County of Kent, prima vice lecta.
Grants, &c. to Her Majesty.
Memorandum, A Proviso drawn by the Judges for the Bill, intituled, An Act for Confirmation of Grants made to Her Majesty, &c. as by the Court was Yesterday appointed; the same presented to the House by the Lord Treasurer, the second of the Committees; testified by Mr. Attorney General, that both Parties, videlicet, the Earl of Shrewsbury, and Thomas Holcroft, Esquire, &c. like of it. The same read prima vice, and Conference had immediately with the Committees of the Lower House, in the Outward Chamber.
This Day, the Bill before mentioned, sent down Yesterday by Mr. Serjeant Yelverton and Dr. Hone, was sent by them again, with the same Message; and moreover to signify unto them, That the Lords are ready to have Conference with them; whereunto the Lower House returned Answer, That, for the Conference, they are ready to meet the Lords forthwith; and, concerning the Bill, or Scroll, sent down, they will do that which shall be fit.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli continuavit præsens Parliamentum usque ad diem crastinum, videlicet, 12m diem instantis Decembris, hora octava.