Acts this session
2 November 1624

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'Acts this session: 2 November 1624', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 3: 1620-1628 (1767-1830), pp. 427-430. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=30435 Date accessed: 23 October 2014.


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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 Wales.

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 Cases.

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 and Cursing.

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 and Cheese.

An Act for avoiding of Vexations and Delays, caused by removing Actions and Suits out of Inferior Courts.

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 thereunto.

An Act to prevent the destroying and murthering of Bastard Children.

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 Temporalty.

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, Knight.

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 Daughters Portions.

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 of Winchester.

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, Knight.

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 for ever.

An Act for the Naturalizing of Sir Stephen Leisure, Knight.

An Act for the Naturalizing of James Marquis of Hamelton.

An Act for the Naturalizing of Sir William Anstrother, Knight, Doctor Bellcanquall, and Patricke Abercromy.

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, Esquire.

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 his Wife.

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 London, Merchant.

An Act for the Abbreviation and Limitation of Michaelmas Term.

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 and Westm.

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 State.

An Act concerning Probate of Suggestions, in Cases of Prohibition.

An Act concerning the new-erecting and ordering of Inns.

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 Sutton.

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 Alms-houses.

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 Life-time.

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 London.

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 Chamber.

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 Halls.

An Act touching Leases by Archbishops and Bishops.

An Act for the Naturalizing of David Stanniere, of London.

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.