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, 9 Martii:
Naturalization of the Scots.
MOVED, That some of the Committees of this House for the Matter of the Union might be selected, and appointed forthwith to retire themselves, to consider of that which passed in the Conference between the Committees of both Houses upon Saturday last, touching Naturalization, to the End Report might be made thereof to the Lords; whereupon the Sub-Committees undernamed were nominated for that Purpose: videlicet,
Hodie allatæ sunt septem Billæ a Domo Communi,
Presented by Sir Frauncis Hastings and others; who signified, That the Commons of the Lower House had sent unto their Lordships the said Seven Bills, intituled as followeth:
Bills from the H. C.
1. An Act against Non-residence, and Pluralities of Benefices.
2. An Act restraining the Execution of Canons Ecclesiastical not confirmed by Parliament.
3. An Act for some Addition to be made unto a Statute, made in the Eighth Year of King Henry the Sixth, Cap. Nono, concerning Forcible Entries.
4. An Act for repressing the odious and loathsome Sin of Drunkenness.
5. An Act to restrain the Utterance of Beer and Ale to Alehouse-keepers and Tipplers not licensed
6. An Act for further Assurance to the Purchasers of certain Lands, late Sir Jonathan Trelawnies, Knight, deceased, appointed by Act of Parliament to be sold for Payment of his Debts.
7. An Act to convert the Manor and Prebend of Cutton, in the County of Devon (being a Prebend sine cura), to the Maintenance of a Preaching Minister, which shall also reach a Free Grammar School.
The Two first of those Bills were delivered with a special Recommendation from the Lower House.
Message from the H. C. Naturalization of the Scots.
Message also delivered by the said Sir Frauncis Hastings: That the Committees of the Lower House on the great Matter of the Union will be ready to give Meeting unto the Lords, for further Conference touching Naturalization, upon Wednesday next, in the Afternoon, as was moved at the last Meeting.
Dominus Cancellarius continuavit præsens Parliamentum usque in diem crastinum, videlicet, 10m Martii, hora 9a.