Anno Vicesimo secundo Jacobi Regis.
Acts this Session.
AN Act for the reviving and making perpetual of
One Act, made in the Nine and Thirtieth Year
of the Reign of the late Queen Elizabeth, intituled, An
Act for the erecting of Hospitals and Abiding and
Working Houses for the Poor.
An Act for the general Quiet of the Subject, against
all Pretence of Concealments whatsoever.
An Act concerning Monopolies, and Dispensations
with Penal Laws, and the Forfeitures thereof.
An Act for the Ease of the Subject, concerning Informations upon Penal Statutes.
An Act, That Sheriffs, their Heirs, Executors, and
Administrators, having a Quietus est, shall be absolutely
discharged of their Accompts.
An Act concerning Women convicted of small Felonies.
An Act for the better repressing of Drunkenness,
and restraining the inordinate Haunting of Inns, Alehouses, and other Victualing Houses.
An Act to prevent and punish the Abuses in procuring Process, and Supersedeas of the Peace and
Good Behaviour, out of His Majesty's Courts at
Westm. and to prevent the Abuses in procuring Writs
of Certiorari out of the said Courts, for the removing
of Indictments from before Justices of the Peace, in
their General Sessions.
An Act for the free Trade and Traffick of Welch
Cloths, Cottons, Frizes, Linings, and Plains, in and
through the Kingdom of England and Dominion of
An Act of Repeal of One Branch of the Statute, made in the Session of Parliament holden by
Prorogation at Westm. the Two and Twentieth
Day of January, in the Four and Thirtieth Year
of the Reign of King Henry the Eighth, intituled,
An Act for certain Ordinances in the King's Majesty's Dominion and Principality of Wales.
An Act for Confirmation of a Judgement given for
His Majesty, in a Scire facias against Henry Heron;
and for Declaration of the Letters Patents therein
mentioned to be void.
An Act to enlarge and make perpetual the Act
made for Ease in Pleading against troublesome and
contentious Suits, prosecuted against Justices of the
Peace, Mayors, Constables, and certain others His
Majesty's Officers, for the lawful Execution of their
Offices, made in the Seventh Year of His Majesty's
most Happy Reign.
An Act for the further Reformation of Jeofails.
An Act to admit the Subject to plead the General
Issue, in Informations of Intrusion, brought on the
Behalf of the King's Majesty, and to retain his Possession till Trial.
An Act to enable Judges and Justices of the
Peace to give Restitution of Possession, in certain
An Act for Limitation of Actions, and for avoiding
of Suits in Law.
An Act against Usury.
An Act for Continuance of a former Statute, made
in the Fourth Year of the King's Majesty's Reign of
England, &c. intituled, An Act for the true making
of Woolen Cloths; and for Additions and Alterations
in and to the same.
An Act for the further Description of a Bankrupt,
and Relief of Creditors against such as shall become Bankrupts; and for inflicting Corporal Punishment upon the Bankrupts in some special Cases.
An Act to prevent and reform Prophane Swearing
An Act concerning Hostlers and Innholders.
An Act for Explanation of the Statutes, made
in the Third, Fourth, and Fifth Years of King Edward the Sixth, concerning the Traders of Butter
An Act for avoiding of Vexations and Delays,
caused by removing Actions and Suits out of Inferior
An Act for Relief of Creditors against such Persons
as die in Execution.
An Act for Relief of Patentees, Tenants, and
Farmers of Crown Lands, and Dutchy Lands, or of
Lands within the Survey of the Court of Wards and
Liveries, in Cases of Forfeiture for Not-payment of
their Rents, or other Service or Duty.
An Act against such as shall levy any Fine, suffer any Recovery, knowledge any Statute, Recognizance, Bail, or Judgement, in the Name of any other
Person or Persons, not being privy and consenting
An Act to prevent the destroying and murthering of
An Act for continuing and reviving of divers Statutes,
and Repeal of divers others.
An Act to enable the most Excellent Prince Charles
to make Leases of Lands, Parcel of his Highness's
Dutchy of Cornewall, or annexed to the same.
An Act for the assuring of a Messuage, called Yorke
House, and of divers other Messuages and Tenements, Part of the Possessions of the Archbishop of
Yorke, situate in the Parish of St. Martins in the
Fields, in the County of Middlesex, unto the King's
most Excellent Majesty, His Heirs, Successors, and
Assigns, and of the Manors or Lordships of Brighton,
Santon, Acombe, alias Acom with Holgate, and The
Grange called Beckhay Grange, in the County of Yorke,
or in the County of the City of Yorke, Part of His
Majesty's Possessions, to Tobie Lord Archbishop of
Yorke, and his Successors.
An Act for the good Order and Government
of the Makers of Knives, Sickles, Shears, Scissors, and other Cutlery Wares, in Hallamshire, in
the County of Yorke, and the Parts near adjoining.
An Act for the making of the River of Thames
Navigable, for Barges, Boats, and Lighters, from
the Village of Bircot, in the County of Oxon, unto
the University and City of Oxon.
An Act for the Confirmation of the Subsidies granted
by the Clergy.
An Act for the Grant of Three Entire Subsidies,
and Three Fifteenths and Tenths, granted by the
An Act for the King's Majesty's most Gracious, General, and Free Pardon.
An Act for the Confirmation of Wadham College, in
Oxon, and the Possessions thereof.
An Act for the Naturalizing of Phillip Burlemacchi, of London, Merchant.
An Act for the Naturalizing of Giles Vandiputt,
of London, Merchant.
An Act to enable William Earl of Herteford, and
Sir Francis Semor, Knight, Brother of the said Earl,
to convey certain Lands, for the Payment of his Debts,
and for establishing of other Lands in Lieu thereof, and
of better Value.
An Act for the Naturalizing of Sir Robert Anstrother,
Knight, one of the Gentlemen of His Majesty's Privy
Chamber, Sir George Abercomy, Knight, late Gentleman of the Robes to the late Queen Anne, of Worthy
Memory, and John Cragge, Doctor of Physic, Physician to the High and Mighty Prince Charles, Your Majesty's Eldest Son.
An Act for Confirmation of the Copyhold Estates
and Customs of divers Copyholders of the Manors of
Stepney and Hackney, according to certain Indentures
of Agreement, and a Decree in the High Court of
Chancery made, between the Lord of the said Manor
and the Copyholders.
An Act for Confirmation of the Assurance of certain Lands, sold by Sir Thomas Beamond, Knight and
Baronet, Lord Viscount Beamond, of Swords, in the
Kingdom of Ireland, and Dame Elizabeth his Wife, unto
Sir Thomas Cheeke, Knight.
An Act for erecting a Free-school, an Alms-house,
and a House of Correction, within the County of Lincoln.
An Act to enable Martin Calthorpe, Esquire, to
make Sale of certain Lands, for Preferment of his
Younger Children, and Payment of his Debts.
An Act for the settling and assuring of the Manor
of Goodneston, and other Lands of Sir Edward Engbam, Knight.
An Act for the Naturalizing of Elizabeth Veere
and Mary Veere, Daughters of Sir Horace Veere,
An Act to enable Dame Alice Dudley, Wife of Sir
Robert Dudley, Knight, to assure her Estate in the Manor
of Killingworth, and other Lands, in the County of
Warwicke, for valuable Consideration, to the Prince his
Highness and his Heirs.
An Act for Confirmation of an Exchange of Lands,
between the most Excellent Prince Charles and Sir Lewis
Watson, Knight and Baronet.
An Act for the settling of certain Manors and Lands
of the Right Honourable Anthony Viscount Mountague,
towards the Payment of his Debts, and raising of his
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.
An Act for the Confirmation of a Decree in Chancery, made by Consent of the Lord of the Manor of
Painswicke, in the County of Glocester, and the Customary Tenants of the same Manor.
An Act for the Naturalizing of Sir Francis Stewart,
Knight, Walter Stewart, James Maxewell, William Carr,
and James Levingstone, Esquires.
An Act for the Naturalizing of John Younge, Doctor of Divinity, and Dean of the Cathedral Church
An Act to enable and make good a Conveyance
and Assurance, made of the Manor of Little Munden,
in the County of Herteford, by Sir Peter Vanlore,
Knight, Sir Charles Cæsar, Knight, and Dame Anne
his Wife, to Edmund Woodhall, Esquire, and his Heirs;
and to establish the said Manor upon the said Edmund
Woodhall and his Heirs, according to the said Conveyance.
An Act for the Naturalizing of Jane Murrey, Widow,
and William Murrey, Esquire.
An Act to enable Vincent Lowe, of Denbie, in the
County of Derby, Esquire, to sell Part of his Lands, for
the Payment of his Debts.
An Act to enable Tobie Palivicine, Esquire, to sell
certain Lands, for the Payment of his Debts, and Preferment of his Younger Children.
An Act for the Naturalizing of Sir Robert Carr,
An Act for the confirming and assuring of the
Manor of Newlangport and Sevans, alias Sephans, with
their Appurtenances, and divers other Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, in the County of Kent,
late being the Inheritance of Sir Henry James, Knight,
in a Præmunire convicted, unto Martin Lumley, now
the Mayor of the City of London, Alice Woodrooffe,
Widow, and Edward Cropley, their Heirs and Assigns
An Act for the Naturalizing of Sir Stephen Leisure,
An Act for the Naturalizing of James Marquis of
An Act for the Naturalizing of Sir William
Anstrother, Knight, Doctor Bellcanquall, and Patricke
An Act for confirming the Sale of certain Lands,
sold by Sir Edward Heron, Knight, unto Bevell
Moulseworth, Esquire, and enabling the said Sir
Edward Heron to make Sale of other Lands, for
Payment of Debts, and settling of certain Manors,
Salt-marshes, and other Lands, upon Roberte Heron
and Edward Heron, in Recompence of the same.
An Act for the Naturalizing of Abigall Little,
Wife of Jeoffery Little, and William Little, Son of
the said Abigall, by the said Jeoffery Little her Husband.
An Act for establishing of some Manors and other
Lands, in the several Counties of Cornewall, Devon, and Dorsett, on John Mohun, Esquire, Son and
Heir Apparent of Sir Reynold Mohun, Knight and
Baronet, according to the true Intent and Meaning
of certain Agreements between them had and made.
An Act for the enabling of the Sale of the
Manor of Rampton, in the County of Cambridge,
and of divers Lands and Tenements in Rampton,
Willington, and Cottingham, in the same County, now
or late the Freehold or Inheritance of Edward Alcocke,
An Act of Explanation of a former Act, made
in the Three and Twentieth Year of the Reign of the
late Queen, of Famous Memory, Elizabeth, intituled,
An Act for Assurance of the Yearly Rent of Eightytwo Pounds, Ten Shillings, to the Bishop of Co. et
Lich. and his Successors for ever, out of certain
Manors, Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, thereby assured to Edward Fisher and his Heirs.
An Act for the establishing of Three Lectures in
Divinity, according to the last Will and Testament of
Thomas Whetenham, Esquire.
An Act for the repairing and maintaining of the
Haven, River, and Channel, running unto the Borough
and Town of Colchester, in the County of Essex; and
also for the paving of the said Town.
An Act to enable Sir Francis Clerke, Knight, to make
Sale of certain Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments,
for the Payment of his Debts, and providing of Portions for his Younger Children.
An Act for the altering of the Tenure and Custom of the Lands late of Thomas Potter, Esquire,
and the Lands of Sir George Rivers, Knight, and
Sir John Rivers, Baronet, lying all in the County of
Kent, and being now of the Nature of Gavel-kind;
and to make them descendable according to the Course
of the Common Law; and to settle the Inheritance
of them upon the said Sir John Rivers, and the
Heirs of the said Sir John Rivers and Dame Dorothie
An Act to make the Lands of Lionell Earl of Middlesex subject to the Payment of his Debts.
An Act for the Sale of the Manor of Abbotts Hall,
in the County of Essex, late Part of the Possessions of
Sir James Pointz, Knight, deceased, to the Intent that
the Money raised thereby may be distributed among the
Creditors of the said Sir James Pointz, according to the
Direction and Intention of the said Sir James Pointz, by
his last Will and Testament.
An Act for the Ease in the obtaining of Licences of
Alienation, and in the pleading of Alienations with Licence, or of Pardons of Alienations without Licence,
in the Court of Exchequer, and elsewhere.
An Act for punishing of divers Abuses committed
on the Lord's-day, called Sunday.
An Act for the Explanation of a Branch of the Statute, made in the Third Year of the King's Majesty's
Reign of England, intituled, An Act for the better discovering and repressing of Popish Recusants.
An Act, That the County Palatine of Durham shall
have Knights, Citizens, and Burgesses, to serve in the
Commons House of Parliament.
An Act for the Naturalizing of Phillip Jacobson, of
An Act for the Abbreviation and Limitation of
A New Bill.
An Act for the Ease in the obtaining of Licences of
Alienation, and in the pleading of Alienations with
Licence, or of Pardons of Alienations without Licence,
in the Court of Exchequer, and elsewhere.
An Act to abolish all Trials by Battail, and joining of Issue by Battail, in all Writs of Right.
An Act concerning Brew-houses in and about London
An Act for the quiet establishing of the Right and
Interest of certain Lands and Tenements of Henry now
Earl of Oxon, and his Tenants, according to Two several Decrees in Chancery, and His Majesty's Royal
Pleasure, signified under His Highness's Privy Seal exemplified, and One other Decree, in His Majesty's
Court of Wards and Liveries.
An Act for the Relief of the Master, Warden, and
Commonalty, of the Art or Mystery of Felt-makers of
London, against a Decree made in the High Court of
Chancery, at the Suit of Christopher Warwicke, Gentleman.
An Act for the reversing of a Decree, made in the
Court of Whitehall, commonly called The Court of Requests, between John Edwards the Elder, Esquire, Complainant, and John Edwards the Younger, Son and Heir
Apparent of the said John Edwards the Elder, and
Richard Sherbour, Defendants, bearing Date the Second
Day of July now last past; and for the making void of
certain Provisos comprized in an Indenture Tripartite,
made for the settling of the Lands of the said John
Edwards the Elder.
An Act against the secret receiving of Pensions, Gifts, and Rewards, of any Foreign Prince or
An Act concerning Probate of Suggestions, in
Cases of Prohibition.
An Act concerning the new-erecting and ordering
An Act for Restraint of Assignments of Debts to
the King, and for Reformation of Abuses in levying of Debts for common Persons, in the Name,
and under the Prerogative, of the King.
An Act against the Exportation of Wool, Woolfells, Mortlings, Shorlings, Yarn made of Wool, Woolflocks, Fullers-earth, and Fulling-clay.
An Act to settle Josse Glover, Clerk, Presentee of
Dame Grace Darcy, Widow, and George Wilmore,
Esquire, Committees of the Body and Lands of Edward
Dercy, Esquire, His Majesty's Ward, in the Church
of Sutton, in the County of Surrey; and to re-settle the
Inheritance of the said Advowson in the said Edward
Darcy, and his Heirs, as appendant to the Manor of
An Act for the Restitution in Blood of Carew
Ralegh, Son of Sir Walter Ralegh, Knight, late attainted
of High Treason.
An Act concerning the Purveyance and Taking of
Horses, Carts, and Carriages, by Land or by Water, for
His Majesty's Service.
An Act for the better Maintenance of Hospitals and
An Act for the Explanation of some Points of a
former Act, made in the Three and Fortieth Year of
the Reign of the late Queen Elizabeth, intituled,
An Act to make the Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, of Edward Lucas, Gentleman, deceased,
Executor of the last Will and Testament of John
Flowerdew, Esquire, deceased, liable to the Payment of certain Legacies, given by the last Will
of the said John Flowerdew, and to the Payment of
divers other Debts, owing by the said Lucas in his
An Act for the making of the Arms of the Kingdom more serviceable in Time to come.
An Act for the establishing of the Lands of
John Starkey, late of Darley, in the County of Chester, Esquire, deceased, in Ralse Starkey, his Eldest
Son, and his Heirs.
An Act to make void certain Assurances, fraudulently made and set on Foot by Sir Richard Lydall,
Knight, in Deceit of Sir Peeter Vanlore, Knight, and
to settle and vest the Possession and Interest of the
Leases assigned thereby in the said Sir Peeter Vanlore,
according to other Conveyances made to him thereof.
An Act for the Establishment and Confirmation
of Sir Edward Fisher's Estate, in the Manor of Mickleton, in the County of Glocester, to himself and his
Heirs in Fee, and of the Possession thereof accordingly, against the pretended Title of Sir Francis Neale,
Knight, and his Heirs, to some Parcel thereof, as
Parcel of the late Rectory or Glebe Lands of Mickleton aforesaid.
An Act for the Naturalizing of Joos Godschalke, of
St. Gabriell Fanchurch, London.
An Act for the incorporating the Artiilery Men of
the City of London; and for assuring to them the
Artillery Garden, called The Teazell Ground, to the
Use and Exercise of Arms and Artillery.
An Act for the better Government of the Company of Silk-throwsters, in and about the City of
A New Bill.
An Act for the Establishment and Confirmation
of the Estate of Sir Edward Fisher, Knight, in a
certain Parcel of the Manor of Mickleton, in the
County of Glocester, and of his Possession thereof
accordingly, against the pretended Title of Sir
Francis Neale, Knight, and his Heirs, to the same
Parcel, by and under a Decree of the Exchequer
An Act for the Naturalizing of Jacques de Beste.
An Act for avoiding of corrupt and simoniacal
Contracts for Churches and Benefices; and for
preventing of undue Elections in Colleges and
An Act touching Leases by Archbishops and Bishops.
An Act for the Naturalizing of David Stanniere, of
An Act for the Maintenance and Increase of Shipping and Navigation, and for the freer Liberty of Fishing, and Fishing-voyages, to be made and performed in
and about the Seas, Sea-coasts, and Places of Newfoundland, Virginia, New England, and other the Seas, Seacoasts, and Parts of America.
An Act to avoid the Extortions and Vexations of
Customers, Comptrollers, Surveyors, Collectors, Searchers, Waiters, Clerks, and other Officers or Persons employed in or about the Customs and Subsidies of our
Sovereign Lord the King.
An Act for the Naturalizing of Peter Verbecke.
An Act for the founding and establishing of a College, or Hospital, in the Town of Est-Grinstide, in the
County of Sussex, according to the Intention of the late
Right Honourable Robert Earl of Dorsett, for Thirty
and One Persons; and incorporating the said Thirty
One Persons, and enabling them with Maintenance
and Revenue, according to the last Will of the Earl.