House of Commons Journal Volume 1
23 April 1554


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'House of Commons Journal Volume 1: 23 April 1554', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 1: 1547-1629 (1802), pp. 35. URL: Date accessed: 22 November 2014.


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Lunae, 23 Aprilis


1. The Bill for Avoiding of Guns, called Dagges.

D. of Suffolk's, &c. Attainder.

1. The Bill for Confirmation of the Attainder of the late Duke of Suffolk, and other.


1. nova. The Bill for Taking of Distresses put in several Pounds.

Privilege - Assault on a Member.

William Johnson, one of the Burgesses, * * complained upon * Monyngton, who had beaten him, and put him in Fear of his Life: Whereupon Monyngton came to this House, and, not knowing Johnson to be a Burgess, confessed he had stricken him, for that he took away a Net out of Mr. Bray's House, in Bedfordshire; and Johnson said, it was the Lord Mordaunt's Net, and as Under-sheriff he took it: Whereupon, it was Ordered, That Monyngton was sent Prisoner to the Tower.