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, 14 die Decembris,
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales, quorum nomina subsequuntur, præsentes fuerunt:
Keeping the Sabbath. Conclus.
HODIE 3a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the better and more reverent Observing of the Sabbath Days, with certain Amendments; quæ communi omnium Procerum Assensu conclusa est, et data Doctori Awberie et Doctori Barckeley, deferenda in Domum Communem.
Item 3a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Great Sessions, and General Sessions of the Peace, to be holden and kept in the Town of Carn'von, in the County of Carnarvon, in North Wales, quæ communi omnium Procerum Assensu conclusa est, et data Doctori Awberie, et Doctori Barckeley, deferenda in Domum Communem.
Lord Dacres. Lord Norris.
Item 1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act touching the Lord Dacres and Lord Norris.
Memorandum, That, upon the Petition of the Lord Norris, the Lords Ordered, That he and the Lord Dacres, with their Counsel, shall come upon Saturday next, to the Answering of the said Bill.
Further Proceedings in Digges's Case.
Memorandum, That, touching the former Order, entered primo die Decembris, concerning James Digges, for that there wanted Words for the Discharge of the Bonds and Sureties of the said James Digges, This Day the Lords Ordered, That the Appearance of the said James Digges, by rendering himself in the Exchequer, was, and should be, a sufficient Discharge of his Sureties, and their Bonds; and that the Bonds should be re-delivered; and that this Order should be added to the former Order.
Memorandum, That, where the said James Digges, Gentleman, exhibited to this Court a Bill of Complaint, in Form of Supplication, against Sir Roger Manwoode, Knight, Lord Chief Baron, the Lords, having heard the Parties and the Witnesses of Mr. Digges, and deliberately considered the Contents thereof, with one Consent agreed and adjudged, That the said Complaint was untrue and not justifiable against the said Lord Chief Baron; and further Ordered, That the said James Digges, by humble Submission, and open Recognition, should confess and acknowledge his Fault; and that the Earl of Rutland, the Bishop of Winchester, the Lord Lumley, the Lord North, and the Lord St. John de Bletso, the Master of the Rolls, and Mr. Serjeant Gawdie, should peruse and consider the said Recognition, whether it were made in due Form; and that then it should be entered of Record.
Dominus Cancellarius continuavit præsens Parliamentum usque in crastinum, hora octava.