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 Jovis, videlicet, 17 die Decembris:
HODIE 2a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Relief of the Poor.
It was this Day Ordered, That Edward Coomes, of The Middle Temple, should be presently sent for, and brought before the Lords in the House; for that (contrary to the Privilege of this Court) he hath caused one Thomas Gerrard, Gentleman, to be arrested; and it was likewise Ordered, That such Persons as made the Arrest, or did assist the same, shall be likewise sent for (by the Serjeant at Arms), to answer their Doings therein.
Soldiers and Mariners.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the necessary Relief of Soldiers and Mariners.
Hodie allatæ sunt Billæ a Domo Communi,
Countess of Bedford. Expedit.
An Act for the Assurance of certain Manors and Lands, for Part of a Jointure to Lucy Countess of Bedford, returned.
An Act for the better Observation of certain Orders in the Exchequer, set down and established by virtue of Her Majesty's Privy Seal, returned.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the true making and working of Woollen Cloths.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, an Act for Reformation of Deceits and Frauds of certain Auditors, and their Clerks, in making deceitful and untrue Particulars.
Letters Patent, etc. Expedit.
The Bill brought back from the Lower House, intituled, An Act for the Confirmation of Grants made to the Queen's Majesty, and of Letters Patents made by Her Highness to others.
Expedit. Subsidy by the Clergy.
The Bill for Confirmation of the Subsidy granted by the Clergy, returned from the Lower House.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, An Act concerning the Assize of Fuel.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli continuavit præsens Parliamentum usque ad horam 2m post meridiem hujus instantis diei.
HODIE 3a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the ending and appeasing of all Controversies, Matters, and Debates betwixt Frauncis Kettleby, and Andrew Kettleby and Jane his Wife of the other Part.
St. Bartholomew's Hospital.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the strengthening of the Grants made for the Maintenance and Government of the House of the Poor, called St. Bartholomew's Hospital, of the Foundation of King Henry the Eighth.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Relief of the Poor.
Expedit. Soldiers and Mariners.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the necessary Relief of Soldiers and Mariners.
Expedit. Woollen Cloth
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the true working and making of Woollen Cloth.
Expedit. Draining Fens.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Recovery of many Hundred Thousand Acres of Marshes, and other Ground, subject commonly to surrounding, within the Isle of Elie, and Counties of Cambridg, Huntingdon, Northampton, Lincolne, Norfolk, and Suffolk.
Upon the Third Reading of this Bill, it was moved by the House, That certain Additions might be put in the Title of the Bill, and Amendment in some Point of the Body thereof. The Lord Chief Justice and Mr. Attorney required to draw the same, which was done presently by them, and presented to the House; whereupon the said Additions and Amendments were forthwith Thrice read, and then sent to the Lower House, for their Consideration of the same, by Mr. Attorney and Mr. D. Hone; and returned presently from the Lower House, with their Allowance of the said Amendments, and Addition in the Title, of the Counties of Sussex, Essex, Kent, and the County Palatine of Durham.
Expedit. Assurances amongst Merchants.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, An Act concerning Matters of Assurances amongst Merchants.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for Redress of certain Abuses and Deceits used in Painting.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, An Act to make the Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, of Edward Lucas, Gentleman, deceased, Executor of the Last Will and Testament of John Flowerdew, Esquire, deceased, liable to the Payment of certain Legacies given by the Last Will of the said John Flowerdew, and to the Payment of divers other Debts, owing by the said Lucas, in his Life-time.
Conference desired by the Lower House, with some of their Lordships, about the Bill sent to them this Day, concerning the Reformation of Deceits and Frauds of certain Auditors, etc. The Conference yielded unto, and appointed to be presently, at the Outward Chamber, near the Parliament Presence. The Committees these: videlicet, *
Hodie allata est Billa, An Act, (fn. 1)
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli continuavit præsens Parliamentum usque ad diem crastinum, videlicet, 18m diem Decembris, hora octava.