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, 11 die Junii:
Sir Thomas Rouse's Lands for Payment of his Debts.
HODIE 1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Sale of certain Lands of Sir Thomas Rowse, Knight, for Pay ment of his Debts.
Small Debts. Poor Debtors.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for Recovery of Small Debts, and Relieving of Poor Debtors, in London.
To restrain the Number of Inhabitants in London.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act to restrain the excessive Number of Inmates, and meaner Sort of People, which withdraw themselves from other remote Parts of the Realm, and pester the City of London, and the Liberties thereof.
Exportation of Iron Ordnance, etc.
The Bill, intituled, An Act against Transportation of Iron Ordnance, Gun Metal, Iron Ore, Iron Mine, and Iron Shot, was this Day returned to the House, by the Lord Chamberlain, the second of the Committees, with certain Amendments, and a Proviso offered to be added, which Amendments and Proviso were presently read; and thereupon the said Proviso appointed to be ingrossed.
Hats and Felts.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the better Execution of former Laws touching the making of Hats and Felts, and for the more Restraint of unskilful and deceivable Workmanship therein used, to the Wrong of all Sorts of People of this Realm.
A Godly Ministry.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the providing of a Godly and Learned Ministry.
Bills from the House of Commons.
Hodie allatæ sunt sex Billæ a Domo Communi, presented by the Lord Buckhurst and others:
Plurality of Benefices.
1. An Act against Plurality of Benefices with Cure. Prima vice lecta.
2. An Act for avoiding of Deceits, in selling, buying, or spending corrupt and unwholsome Hops. Prima vice. lecta.
Persons restoredin Blood, etc. to take the Oath of Supremacy.
3. An Act prohibiting the Restitution in Dignity or Blood, or Naturalizing, of any Person or Persons, before he or they shall take the Oath of Supremacy, or of any that is or shall be a Recusant Convict. Prima vice lecta.
4. An Act for the Well-garbling of Spices. Prima vice lecta.
5. An Act for the erecting and building of a Church in Melcomb Regis, to be the Parish Church of Radipoll; and for making the old Church of Radipoll a Chapel belonging to the same.
6. An Act for the Naturalizing of Thomas Glover, Margaret Mordant, Frauncis Collimore, Alexander Daniell, Nicholas Gilpine, and Mary Copcote.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act to restrain the Inordinate Haunting and Tippling in Inns, Alehouses, and other Victualing Houses.
His Majesty's Privilege.
Whereas the Lords did, upon Saturday last, the 9th of this Instant, refer unto the Lord Bergevenny, Lord Sydney, and Lord Wotton, or any Two of them, the Matter of Debt (for the which Nicholas Reading), a Yeoman of the Chamber, had been lately arrested, at the Suit of Sir Edward Hales, Knight), to be by them compounded and ordered between the said Sir Edward Hales and the said Reading, in some reasonable and indifferent Manner, if they might; Report was this Day made by the Lord Bergevenny, That he the said Lord Bergevenny, the Lord Sydney, and Lord Wotton, had made a Composition and Agreement between them accordingly; which was this, That the said Sir Edward Hales is well contented to accept of the Sum of Eighteen Pounds, to be paid at Christmas next, in full Discharge of the said Debt, and of the Charges of the Suit; and the said Nicholas Reading hath undertaken to enter into Bond, with Two good Sureties, before Saturday next, the 16th of this Instant, for the Payment of the said Sum of Eighteen Pounds unto Sir Edward Hales, at Christmas next, as aforesaid: The which Order the House doth well like of, ratify, and approve.
Dominus Cancellarius continuavit præsens Parliamentum usque in diem crastinum, videlicet, 12m Junii, hora nona.