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, 5 Julii.
Chauntrell, &c. Naturalization.
HODIE 1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Naturalizing of Victor Chauntrell, Peter Martin, Mentia Van Uerzell, Wife of George Aldriche, Esquire, Sabina Aldriche, Edward and Peregrine Aldriche, her Children.
Le Grys and Cotterell.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for Performance and Execution of a Decree in Chancery, made between William Le Grys, Plaintiff, and Robert Cotterell, Defendant.
And was referred to Committees: videlicet,
E. of Devonshire.
L. Vise. Mountague.
L. Bp. of Hereford.
L. Bp. of Norwiche.
Appointed to meet To-morrow Morning, by Seven of the Clock, at the Little Chamber, near the Parliament Presence. The Bill delivered to the Earl of Devonshire.
Bills from the H. C.
Hodie allatæ sunt 8 Billæ a Domo Communi, presented by Mr. Secretary Herbert and others:
1. An Act for the Relief of Thomas Lovell, Esquire. Returned from the Common House, with certain Amendments, which were presently Twice read, and thereupon ingrossed, and read the Third Time.
2. An Act for the due Execution of the Statutes against Jesuits, Seminary Priests, Recusants, &c. Returned also with certain Amendments, which were presently Thrice read.
3. An Act for continuing and reviving of divers Statutes, and for repealing of some others. Returned, with their Allowance of the Amendments added by their Lordships.
4. An Act against Brokers. Returned likewise, with their Allowance of the Amendments added by their Lordships.
5. An Act to restrain the inordinate Haunting and Tippling in Inns, Alehouses, and other Victualing Houses. Returned also, with the Allowance of the Amendments and Proviso added by the Lords.
6. An Act for Explanation of an Act, made in the 43d Year of the late Queen Elizabeth, intituled, An Act for the enabling of Edward Nevile, of Birling, in the County of Kent, and Sir Henry Nevile, Knight, his Son and Heir Apparent, to dispose of certain Copyhold Lands, Parcel of the Manor of Rotherfeild, in the County of Sussex, and of the Manors of Allesley and Filongley, in the County of Warwick. Returned, with Allowance of the Amendments and Proviso added by the Lords.
7. An Act for the Naturalizing of Sir John Drummond, Knight.
8. An Act for the Well-garbling of Spices.
Chauntrell, &c. Naturalization.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Naturalizing of Victor Chauntrell, Peter Martin, Mentia Van Uerzell, Wife of George Aldrich, Esquire, Sabina Aldriche, Edward and Peregrine Aldrich, her Children.
Message from the H. C. concerning the Bill for annexing Lands, &c. to the King and His Posterity.
Message from the Lower House, delivered by Mr. Secretary Herbert and others: That whereas they received a Bill Yesterday, which was said to proceed from His Majesty, concerning the annexing of His Majesty's Possessions to Him and His Royal Posterity, and the same Bill commended from the Lords; they gave it Two Readings Yesterday, and committed it; but find divers Doubts of some Particulars that may be prejudicial to divers Subjects of the Realm; and therefore desire Conference with the Lords.
Answer, The Lords are willing presently, this Forenoon, to give Conference; the Number Twenty; and likewise the same Committees to confer of the Bill of Trade. The Lower House returned Signification of their Assent:
Mr. Justice Gawdie,
Mr. Justice Walmisley,
Mr. Baron Savile,
Mr. Justice Warberton,
Mr. Attorney General,
|To attend the Lords.|
Chauntrell, &c. Naturalization. Exped.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Naturalizing of Victor Chauntrell, Peter Martin, Mentia Van Uerzell, Wife of George Aldrich, Esquire, Sabina Aldriche, Edward and Peregrine Aldrich, her Children.
Herrings, &c. in Devon and Cornwall.
The Bill for Reformation of certain Abuses, used in buying and selling of Herrings, Pilchards, and other Fish, in the Counties of Devon and Cornewall, brought into the House, by the Earl of Northumb'land, the first of the Committees, and left to be farther considered of, and renewed (if it shall be thought good by those that preferred the Bill), the next Session of Parliament.
L. Mountegle's Privilege. Redmaine's Arrest.
This Day, Marmaduke Redmaine, the Lord Montegle's Servant, was brought into the House, by the Sheriffs of London and Middlesex, according to the Order of the Court upon Tuesday last, the Third of this Instant; and, after he had been heard by the Lords, and their Lordships had considered of such Course as was fit to be taken for him, it was Ordered in his Behalf, as followeth:
The Order of the House, for his Discharge out of Execution.
Forasmuch as this Day, the 5th of this Instant July, Faith hath been made upon Oath, in the Presence of the Lords of the Upper House of Parliament, by one Thomas Ashe, That William Currer, an Attorney of the Common Pleas (by whose Means one Marmaduke Redmaine, Servant to the Lord Montegle, hath been lately arrested, upon Execution and other Process, at the Suit of one Thomas Robinson, contrary to the Honour and Privilege of the House of Parliament) hath taken Knowledge of the Order of the said House (whereby he the said Currer was commanded to make his Appearance in the House, before the Lords, to answer for his Contempt against the Honour and Privilege of the said Court of Parliament); and that the said Currer hath, since that Time, withdrawn himself, increasing his former Offence of Contempt, by refusing or neglecting to make his Appearance, according to the Order of the Court: Therefore, and for that the said Arrest was contrary to the Honour and Privilege of the said Court, it is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal of the said Upper House, That the said Marmaduke Redmaine shall, for this Time, be discharged of the Execution, and other Process, whereupon he was arrested, and shall be forthwith delivered out of Prison, by the Sheriff in whose Custody he is; and that the said Robinson shall and may, after the End of this Session of Parliament, renew (if he think good) his Suit against the said Redmaine, and take out a new Execution for Recovery of his Debt.
(fn. 1) Dominus Cancellarius continuavit præsens Parliamentum usque in horam tertiam post meridiem hujus diei.
Tanners, &c. Exped.
HODIE 3a vice lecta est Billa, An Act concerning Tanners, Curriers, Shoemakers, and other Artificers occupying the Cutting of Leather.
Hodie 2a et 3a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the disburthening of Clergymen of such Affairs as hinder them in their Divine Callings and Cures.
Dominus Cancellarius continuavit præsens Parliamentum usque in diem crastinum, videlicet, 6m diem Julii, hora octava.