Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 3, 1620-1628. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Mercurii, videlicet, 9 die Maii,
Domini tum Spirituales quam Temporales, quorum nomina subscribuntur, præsentes fuerunt:
Carolus Princeps Walliæ, etc.
Sir John Bennett.
JURATI in causa Johannis Bennet, Militis:
Bp. of Salisbury's Leave to be absent. River Thames to Oxford.
The Lord Bishop of Sarum hath Leave to be absent.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for making of the River of Thames navigable for Barges, Boats, or Lighters, from the Village of Bircott, (fn. 1) in the County of Oxon, unto the City of Oxon.
Earl of Bedford's Lands.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the freeing and discharging of some Manors, Lands, and Tenements, late the Earl of Bedf. of and from certain Rents, or Fee Farms, due and payable to the King's Majesty, and to unite and charge the same in other Manors. Committed unto the
E. of Oxford.
E. of Bridgewater.
L. Bp. of Bath and Wells.
L. Bp. of Lincolne.
To meet on Tuesday, the 15th of this May, by Eight in the Morning, in the Painted Chamber.
The Earl of Lincolne brought in the Bill against haunting of Alehouses, &c. as fit to be passed; yet because, at that Time, there was so few of the Lords present, it was put to the Question, Whether to be read the Third Time or no: And Agreed to be read, per plures.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the better repressing of Drunkenness, and restraining the inordinate Haunting of Inns, Alehouses, and other Victualing Houses; and, being put to the Question, it was Assented unto.
Lumley to sell Lands.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act to enable Sir Richard Lumley, Knight, to sell divers Manors and Lands, for the Payment of his Debts, and Preferment of his Younger Children.
Wadham College, Oxford.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for Confirmation of Wadham Colledge, in Oxford, and the Possessions thereof.
Free Trade in Welsh Cloths, &c.
Hodie bis lecta est Billa, The Proviso to be added to the Bill, intituled, An Act for the free Trade and Traffick of Welsh Cloths, Cottons, Friezes, Linnens, and Plains, in and through the Kingdom of England and Dominion of Wales; and Ordered to be ingrossed.
Ayton and Bowie's Naturalization.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Naturalizing of Sir Robert Ayton, Knight, and James Bowie, Esquire, Serjeant of his Majesty's Wine-cellar.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Confirmation of a Judgement given for His Majesty, in a Scire facias, in the Time of this Session of Parliament, against Henrie Heron; and for Declaration of the Letters Patents therein mentioned to be void.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Naturalizing of Philip Jacobson, and Ordered to be ingrossed; but the Lord Treasurer to be first made acquainted with it, whether the King shall lose in His Customs by this.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Naturalizing of Mrs. Cecill, Daughter of Sir Edward Cecyll, Knight.
Swearing and Cursing.
The Earl of Lincolne, who was this Day, by Order of the House, added to the Committee of the Bill, intituled, An Act to prevent and reform prophane Swearing and Cursing, brought in the said Bill, which the Committee thought fit to be passed with a Proviso to be annexed thereunto. The Proviso was Twice read, and Ordered to be ingrossed.
Rectory of Dorking to Trevor and Bryan.
The Lords Committees on the Bill, intituled, An Act of Confirmation of a Bargain and Sale of the Rectory of Dorking, and certain Lands in Surrey, heretofore made by the Right Honourable Charles Earl of Nottingham, and William late Lord Howard of Effingham, deceased, unto Thomas Trevor and William Bryan, and their Heirs, are to meet on Friday, the 11th of this May, at Eight in the Morning, in the Little Committee Chamber.
Dominus Capitalis Justiciarius, Locum tenens Domini Cancellarii, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Sabbati, videlicet, 12m diem Maii hora 8a, Dominis sic decernentibus.