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, 26 die Martii,
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales, quorum nomina subscribuntur, præsentes fuerunt:
Succession, etc. of the Crown.
HODIE 1a vice lecta est Billa, a most joyful and just Recognition of the immediate, lawful, and undoubted Succession, Descent, and Right of the Crown.
E. of Southampton's Restitution.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act of Restitution of Henry Earl of Southampton.
E. of Essex's Children's ditto.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act of Restitution of the Son and Two Daughters of Robert late Earl of Essex.
W. Paget's ditto.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act of Restitution of William Pagett, only Son of Thomas late Lord Pagett.
C. Paget's ditto.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act of Restitution of Blood of Charles Pagett, Esquire.
E. of Arundell's Son's ditto.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Restitution of Thomas only Son of Philipp late Earl of Arundell.
Absent Lords excused.
The Lord Chamberlain signified unto the House, That the Earls of Southampton and Pembrook were to be excused, for their Absence from the Parliament, for some Time; for that they were commanded to wait upon the King in his Journey to Roiston.
Earl of Cumbreland and Lord Audeley excused by the Lord Chancellor.
Like Excuse for the Lord Lumley and Lord Darcie of Menell.
Purveyors and Respite of Homage.
A Motion propounded to the House by the Lord Cecyll, for a Conference to be had with a selected Number of the Common House, for the better proceeding in Union and good Consent with the said House, in such Matters as are especially to be dealt in this Parliament, for Matters concerning the Publick State; and Two Particulars by his Lordship especially mentioned, videlicet, concerning Purveyors, Respite of Homage.
Immediately thereupon the Proceeding in this Motion was prevented, by a like Motion, that was brought up from the Common House, by Sir John Stanhope, Vice-Chamberlain to the King's Majesty, Mr. Secretary Harbert, and Sir George Carew, Vice-Chamberlain to the Queen, with other, Knights and Burgesses, for a Conference to be had with a selected Company of the Higher House, especially concerning the Matter of Wardships; whereupon Answer was returned, That the Lords do like well and commend the Motion for Conference, touching the Matter abovementioned; and withal, because there are divers other Things that do concern the Publick State, whereof it were likewise meet to have Conference beforehand, for the better Furtherance of the Publick Service; it is Agreed, That it shall be signified to the Common House, That the Lords do intend also to communicate with them some such other Matters as they hold necessary to be conferred on; and that (in regard the said Matters are of Importance) their Lordship do with them to encrease their Number of Committees, which they intended to have been but Twenty-four; and that the Meeting for the said Conference might be at Two of the Clock this Afternoon, in the Outward Chamber, near the Parliament Presence. With this Message and Answer were sent, from their Lordships, to the Common House, the Lord Chief Justice of England, Mr. Justice Yelverton, Mr. Serjeant Crooke, and Mr. Doctor Swale; who returned Answer from the said House, That they would appoint and select some Sixty Knights and Burgesses, to attend such of their Lordships as should be chosen Committees for this Conference, at the Time and Place before mentioned and appointed by their Lordships: And thereupon Choice was made of these Lords hereunder mentioned to be the said Committees:
Lord Chief Justice,
Lord Chief Baron,
Mr. Justice Gawdy,
Mr. Justice Yelverton,
Mr. Baron Clarke,
Mr. Justice Warberton,
Mr. Serjeant Crooke, and
|To attend the Lords.|
Dominus Cancellarius continuavit præsens Parliamenum usque in diem crastinum, videlicet, 27m Martii, hora 8a.