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, 14 die Junii:
Sir John Kennedy's Naturalization.
HODIE 2a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Naturalizing of Sir John Kennedey, Knight. Appointed to be ingrossed.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for Recovery of small Debts, and relieving of Poor Debtors, in London.
Hats and Felts.
Hodie 2a 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.
Preservation of Game.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the better Execution of the Intent and Meaning of former Statutes, made against Shooting in Guns, and for the Preservation of the Game of Pheasants and Partridges, and against the destroying of Hares with Hare-pipes, and tracing Hares in the Snow.
And was referred to Committees: videlicet,
E. of Shrewsburie.
E. of Cumbreland.
E. of Northampton.
L. Bp. of Winchester.
L. Bp. of Carleil.
L. St. John.
Mr. Justice Warberton to attend the Lords.
Appointed to meet forthwith, at the Little Chamber, near the Parliament Presence.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Wellgarbling of Spices.
Melcomb and Radipoll Churches.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the erecting 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.
Process in Ecclesiastical Courts.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act touching the Process and Proceedings in Ecclesiastical Courts.
Preservation of Game. Exped.
The Bill against shooting in Guns, Preservation of Pheasants and Partridges, etc. was returned to the House, by the Earl of Shrewsburie, the first of the Committees, without Alteration or Amendment; and thereupon the Bill was read the Third Time.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for avoiding of Deceit, in selling, buying, or spending of corrupt or unwholesome Hops.
The Bill for the Well-garbling of Spices, was referred to Committees, upon a Motion of the Lord Treasurer: videlicet,
E. of Northampton.
L. Bp. of London.
L. Bp. of Winchester.
Mr. Serjeant Crooke to attend the Lords.
Appointed to meet upon Saturday next, the 16th of this Instant, by Seven in the Morning, at the Little Chamber, near the Parliament Presence.
Bills from the House of Commons.
Hodie allatæ sunt 5 Billæ a Domo Communi, presented by Sir Edward Stafford and others:
Tonnage and Poundage.
1. An Act for a Subsidy of Tonnage and Poundage. Prima vice lecta.
2. An Act for Confirmation of Letters Patents made to the Right Honourable Charles Earl of Nottingham, Lord Admiral of England, Thomas Earl of Suffolke, Lord Chamberlain of the King's Houshold, Sir John Leveson, and Sir John Trevor, Knights, for the Use and Benefit of the Lady Fraunces Dowager of Kildare, and now Wife of Henry late Lord Cobham, attainted. Returned from the Lower House, with an Addition by them added to the same.
3. An Act to enable John Tebold, Gentleman, to make his Wife a Jointure of certain of his Lands, and to sell some Part for Preferment of his younger Children.
4. An Act for the better Preservation of the Fishing, in the Counties of Somersett, Devon, and Cornewall; and for the Relief of Balkers, Conders, and Fishermen, against malicious Suits.
5. An Act for the better Relief of the Creditors, against such as shall become Bankrupts.
The Addition on the Bill for the Jointure of the Wife of Martin Calthorpe, Gentleman, was read the Second Time; and thereupon the said Addition was appointed forthwith to be ingrossed; which being done accordingly, the Bill, with the said Addition, was read the Third Time.
Tanning of Leather.
The Bill concerning Tanning of Leather, was returned by the Earl of Northumberland, the first of the Committees; who reported, That the said Committees (having called before them sundry Tanners, Shoemakers, and others using Leather, with their Learned Counsel) sound the said Bill (for sundry Respects) unsis to be proceeded in; and thought it more meet, that the former Statues concerning Tanning of Leather may be continued.
The Amendments and Proviso on the Bill against Rogues, Vagabonds, and sturdy Beggars, were Twice read; and thereupon the Proviso appointed to be forthwith ingrossed.
Dominus Cancellarius continuavit præsens Parliamentum usque in diem Sabbati, videlicet, 16m Junii, hora 9a.