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, 26 Februarii:
Message from the H. C. concerning conference.
MESSAGE from the Lower House, by Mr. Secretary Herbert and others: videlicet,
That whereas at the Committees Yesterday, Motion was made by the Lords, for another Meeting this Day, for the Hearing of the Judges, which the Committees of the Lower House did promise to acquaint that House therewith, and that their Lordships should receive Answer this Morning, they now signify, That the said House, having been made acquainted with the Motion accordingly, are willing the same Committees shall give Meeting this Afternoon, by Two of the Clock, at the Painted Chamber, if the Lords think good.
Answer, That the Lords will be ready to give Meeting, at the Time and Place prefixed; and withall signified unto them, That where the Committees of the Lower House, being Yesterday moved to this other Meeting, did answer that they would first acquaint their House with it, and then send Word as abovesaid; the Lords have always observed, by Order and Custom of Parliament, that the Committees of both Houses, being once appointed, may meet as often as in their Discreion they shall find to be convenient, without acquainting the several Houses therewith; which their Lordships have thought fit to make known unto them, left this might hereafter grow to a Precedent.
Dominus Cancellarius continuavit præsens Parliamentum usque in diem crastinum, videlicet, 27m Februarii, hora 9a.
Naturalization of the Scots.
Memorandum, That the Committees of both Houses met again this Afternoon, for the hearing of the Opinion of the Judges, on the Point of Law concerning the said Matter of Naturalization, according as was agreed by both Houses this Afternoon.