Charles I, 1627
An Act for Contynuance and Repeale of divers Statuts.

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'Charles I, 1627: An Act for Contynuance and Repeale of divers Statuts.', Statutes of the Realm: volume 5: 1628-80 (1819), pp. 27-30. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=47208 Date accessed: 24 November 2014.


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1 Eliz. c. 17. except a Proviso for certain River Rents to the Crown.

13 Eliz. c. 20. with Additions, &c. thereto by 14 Eliz. c. 11. 18 Eliz. c. 11. 43 Eliz. c. 9.

Be it enacted by the Authoritie of this p[re]sent Parliament that one Acte made in the first yeare of the Raigne of the late Queene Elizabeth entituled An Acte for the p[re]servacion of Spawne and Frye of Fish except the Proviso in the said Act mencioned that the same Acte shall not extend to the Rivers of Tweed nor Waters or Rivers whereof the Queene was aunswered of any yearelie Rent or Proffitt nor to Farmers Owners or Occupiers of the Rivers of Wye Uske and other Rivers in the said proviso mencioned or conteyned, One Act made in the thirteenth yeare of the Raigne of the late Queene Elizabeth entituled An Act touching Leases of Benefices and other Eccal[ia]ssticall Livings with Cure together with all and every Explanacions Addicions and Alteracions thereof or of any of them or to any of them made by severall Statutes in the Fourteenth Eighteenth and three and Fortith yeares of Her said late Majesties Raigne.

27 Eliz. c. 19.

And one Act made in the seaven and twentith yeere of the Raigne of the late Queene Elizabeth entituled An Act for the ( (fn. 1) ) Peer and Cobb of Lyme Regis in the Countie of Dorsett.

3 Jac. I. c. 8. made perpetual.

And one Act made in the third yeare of the Raigne of the late King James entituled An Act for the avoyding of unnecessary delayes of execucions, Be by Authoritie of this Parliament made perpetuall and shall from henceforth stand in full force and effect and be put in due execucion for ever hereafter.

II. 21 Jac. I. c. 17. made perpetual.

And be it also enacted by the same Authoritie that one Statute made in the one and twentith yeare of the Raigne of the late King James entituled An Act against Usurie, which Act was to contynue for the space of seaven yeares from the foure and twentith day of June which then should be in the yeare of our Lord [God (fn. 2) ] one thousand six hundred twentie and five and so to the end of the first Session of Parliament then next following be alsoe by Authoritie of this Parliament made p[er]petuall.

III. 21 Hen. VIII. c. 12.

3 & 4 Edw. VI. c. 19. § 1. 3.

And it is further enacted by the Authoritie aforesaid that one Act made in the one and twentith yeare of the Reigne of the late King Henry the eight, entituled An Act for the true making of Cables Halters and Ropes, And that part of one Act made in the Parliament holden at Westu[m]m by p[ro]gac[i]on the fourth Day of November and contynued untill the first Day of Februarie next after in the third and fourth yeares of the Raigne of the late King Edward the sixt, by which it is ordeyned and enacted That no p[er]son or p[er]sons after the tyme in the said Act mencioned shall sell againe live Cattell in the said Act mencioned at or in the Market or Fayre wherein he bought the same during the tyme of the same Fayre or Market under the paynes therein conteyned. And that no p[er]son being a Butcher and using the Craft or Mistery of Butchery shall at any time after the said feast buy any fat Oxen Steers Ronts Kine Heyfers Calves or Sheepe and sell or cause to be sold the same againe alive uppon paine of forfeiture of every such Oxe Steere Ront Cowe Heifer Calves or Sheepe bargained or sold contrary to the forme of that Act.

3 & 4 Ed. VI. c. 21; 21 Jac. I. c. 22.

One other Act made in the same Parliament entituled An Act for the buying and selling of Butter and Cheese together with one Statute made in the Parliament holden in the one and twentith yeare of the Raigne of the late King James entituled An Act for the explanacion of the Statutes made in the third fourth and fifth yeares of the Reigne of the said late King Edward the sixth concerning the traders of Butter and Cheese.

Certain Parts of 5 Eliz. c. 5. with all Additions, &c. thereto by any Act in force the last Day of the Session 21 Jac. I.

And so much of an Act made in the fifth yeare of the raigne of the late Queene Elizabeth intituled An Act touching certaine pollitique Constitucions made for the mayntena nce of the Navie as is not repealed by any later Statute, nor doth concerne the eating of Flesh or using of Fish uppon the Wednesday, Nor the transportacion of Herring or other Sea Fish Nor freedome of Subsidie Custome or Tonnage for the same Nor transportacion of Corne nor the p[ro]hibiting the bringing into this Realme any Cod or [Ling (fn. 3) ] in Barrells or other Caskes together with all and every other addicions explanacions and alteracions made thereunto or thereof or of any part thereof by anie Statute or Statutes made sithence the making of the said last mencioned Act, and in force the last day of the Session of Parliament that was in the one and twentith yeare of the raigne of the late King James.

5 Eliz. c. 7.

And one other Act made in the said fifth yeare entituled, An Act for avoyding divers forraine wares made by handicrafts men beyond the Seas.

8 Eliz. c. 10.

And an Act made in the eight yeare of the raigne of the said late Queene Elizabeth entituled An Acte for Bowyers and the prises of Bowes.

13 Eliz. c. 21.

And one Act made in the thirteenth [yeares (fn. 4) ] of the raigne of the late Queene Elizabeth entituled An Act that Purveyers may take corne and victualls within five miles of Cambridge and Oxford in certaine cases.

14 Eliz. c. 5. relating to the levying, &c. of Gaol Money.

And so much of an Act made in the fourteenth yeare of the raigne of the said late Queene Elizabeth entituled An Act for the punishment of Vagabondct and releife of the poore and impotent as concerneth the taxing rating levying and imploying of Gaole mony.

18 Eliz. c. 3. relating to Bastards, with a Proviso as to Execution of the said Act by Justices of Peace.

And so much of an Act made in the eighteenth yeare of the Raigne of the said late Queene Elizabeth entituled An Acte for setting the poore on worke and avoyding idlenesse, as concerneth Bastards begotten out of lawfull Matrimonie with this that all Justices of the peace within their severall lymitts and p[re]cincts and in their severall Sessions may doe and execute all things concerning that part of the said Statute that by Justices of the Peace in the severall Counties are by the said Statute lymited to be done.

18 Eliz. c. 20.

And an Acte made in the said eighteenth yere of the raigne of the said late Queene Elizabeth entituled An Acte for repayring and amending of the Bridges and Highwayes neere unto the Cittie of Oxford.

27 Eliz. c. 17. Pr.

And one Act made in the seven and Twentith yere of the Raigne of the said late Queene Elizabeth entituled, An Act for the good government of the Citie or Borough of Westminster ( (fn. 5) ).

27 Eliz. cc. 14. 24.

And two other Act s made in the said seven and twentith yeare of the Raigne of the said late Queene Elizabeth the one intituled An Act for reviving of a former Statute for the true making of Malt together with the Statute by the said Act revived, and the other intituled An Act for the keeping of the Seabankes and Seaworkes in the Countie of Norfolke.

31 Eliz. c. 8.

And one Act made in the one and thirtith yeare of the Raigne of the late Queene Elizabeth entituled An Act for the true gauging of vessells brought from beyond the Seas converted by Brewers for the utterance and sale of Ale and Beere.

35 Eliz. cc. 10. 11.

And two Act s made in the five and Thirtith yeare of Her said late Majesties Raigne, the one intituled An Act for the Reformacion of sondry abuses in Clothes called Devonshire Kersies or Douzens according to a Proclamacion of the foure and thirtith yeare of Her said Majesties Raigne the other intituled An Acte for the bringing in of Clapboard from the parts beyond the Seas and the restrayning of the transporting of Wine Caskes for the sparing and p[re]serving of Timber within the Realme.

So much of 35 Eliz. c. 1. as hath not been since repealed.

And so much of one Act made in the five and thirtith yeare of the Raigne of the said late Queene Elizabeth entituled, An Acte to retaine the Queenes Majesties subjects in their due obedience as hath not been since repealed by any other Statute.

39 Eliz. c. 4. with the Provision annexed thereunto by 1 Jac. I. c. 25. § 20 ;39 Eliz. c. 10. repealing 23 Eliz. c. 7; 39 Eliz. cc. 14. 16. 17.

And the severall Actes hereafter mencioned made in the nine and thirtith yere of the Raigne of the late Queene Elizabeth That is to saie An Act intituled An Act for the punishment of Roagues Vagabonds and sturdie Beggars with the provision annexed thereunto by one Act made in the first yeare of the raigne of the late King James entituled An Act for contynuing and reviving of divers Statuts and for repealing of some others, An Act entituled An Act[for (fn. 6) ] increase of Marriners and for maintenance of Navigacion repealing a former Act made in the three and twentith yeare of her said Majesties raigne bearing the same title, An Act entituled An Act p[ro]hibiting the bringing into the Realme of forraine Cards for Wooll, An Act entituled An Act or restrayning the excessive making of Mault, An Act against lewd and wandering p[er]sons p[re]tending to be Souldiers or Marriners.

43 Eliz. cc. 3. 6.; 43 Eliz. c. 2. with the Addition thereto by 1 Jac. I. c. 25. &c. § 23.; and with the further Addition herein mentioned as to the taking Parish Apprentices; and Overseers of the Poor, &c. setting up Trades for setting the Poor on work.; 43 Eliz. cc. 10. 5.

And the severall Acts hereafter mencioned made in the three and fortith yeare of the raigne of the said late Queene Elizabeth that is to saie An Act entituled, An Acte for the necessary releife of Souldiers and Marriners, An Act entituled An Act to avoid trifling and frivolous Suits in Lawe in her Majesties Courts at Westminster, An Acte entituled An Acte for releife of the poore with the addicion thereunto made by an Acte made in the first yeare of the raigne of the late King James entituled An Act for contynuing of divers Statuts and for repeale of some others, and with this further addicion. And be it enacted That all p[er]sons to whome the Overseers of the poore shall according to the said Act binde any children apprentices may take and receive and keepe them as apprentices: And also that the Churchwardens and Overseers of the poore mencioned in the said Act made in the said three and fortith yeare may by and with the consent of two or more Justices of the Peace, whereof one to bee of the Quo[rum] within their respective limitts wherein shalbe more Justices then one, and where no more shalbe then one with the assent of that one Justice of the Peace sett upp use and occupie any Trade Misterie or Occupacion onelie for the setting on worke and better releife of the poore of the Parish Towne or place of or within which they shalbe Churchwardens or Overseers of the poore any former Statute to the contrary notwithstanding, An Acte entituled An Act for the true making and working of Woollen Cloath, An Act entituled An Act to p[re]vent Perjury and subordinacion of Perjury and unnecessary expence in Suits of Lawe.

1 Jac. I. cc. 7. 8;1 Jac. I. c. 22. save so far as repealed by 4 Jac. 1. c. 6.; 1 Jac. I. c. 18.; 1 Jac. I. c. 6.; 1 Jac. I. c. 31.

And the severall Acts made in the first yeare of the Raigne of the late King James after mencioned, One [Act intituled (fn. 7) ] Act for the Continuance and Explanacion of the Statute made in the nyne and thirtith yeare of the raigne of the late Queene Elizabeth entituled An Act for punishment of Roagues Vagabonds and Sturdie Beggars An other entituled An Act to take away the benefitt of Clergie for some kinde of Manslaughter An other intituled An Act concerning Tanners Corriers Shoomakers and other Artificers occupying the cutting of Leather saving for such part thereof as is repealed by one other Act made in the fourth yeare of His said late Majesties Raigne of England in that behalfe. An other intituled An Act for the better execucion of the intent and meaning of former Statuts made against shooting in Gunns and for the p[re]servacion of the Game of Pheasants and Partriges and against the destroying of Hares with Harepipes and tracing [of (fn. 8) ] Hares in the Snowe, An Act entituled An Act for avoyding of deceit in selling buying or spending corrupt and unwholesome Hoppes, An Act entituled An Act for explanacion of the Statute made in the fift yeare of the late Queene Elizabeths Raigne concerning Labourers, An Act for the charitable releife and ordering of p[er]sons infected with the Plague.

3 Jac. I. c. 9;3 Jac. I. c. 10.; 3 Jac. I. c. 11.; 3 Jac. I. c. 13.

And the severall Act s made in the third yeare of the Raigne of the late King James after mencioned, That is to saie One intituled An Act for releife of such as lawfullie use the Trade and Handicraft of Skinners, An other Act entituled An Acte for the rating and levying of the charges for conveying of Malefactors and Offendors to the Gaole, Another Act for transportacion of Beere over the Seas One other intituled An Act against unlawfull hunting and stealing of Deere and Conies.

4 Jac. I. c. 11.

And one Act; made in the fourth yeare of the raigne of the said late King James entituled An Act for the better provision of Meadow and Pasture for the necessary maintena nce of Husbandry and Tillage in the Mannors Lordshipps and Parishes of Merden al[ia]s Manarden Boddenham Wellington Sutton St Michael[ia]l[ia]s Sutton St Nicholas Murton uppon Lugg and the Parish of Pipe and everie of them in the Countie of Hereford.

7 Jac. I. c. 1;c. 4.; c. 11.; c. 12.; c. 13.; c. 18.

And the severall Acts made in the seventh yeare of the Raigne of the said late King James [afore (fn. 9) ] mencioned the one intituled An Acte for the better execucion of Justice and suppressing of criminall Offenders in the North parts of the Kingdome of England Another intituled An Act for the due execucion of divers Lawes and Statutes heretofore made against Rogues Vagabonds and sturdy Beggers and other lewd and idle p[er]sons Another intituled An Acte to p[re]vent the spoile of Corne and Graine by untimely Hawking and for the better p[re]servacion of Pheasants and Partridges One other intituled An Act to avoid the double payment of debts, One other intituled, An Act for the explanacion of one Statute made in the second Session of that p[re]sent Parliament entituled An Act against unlawfull hunting of Deere and Conies And one other Act intituled An Act for the taking landing and carrying of Seasand for the bettering of grounds and for the increase of Corne and Tillage within the Counties of Devon and Cornewall.

That Part of 25 H. VIII. c. 11. which was repealed by 3 & 4 Edw. VI. c. 7. but revived by 21 Jac. I. c. 28. § 9.

And that one part of the Statute made in the five and twentith yeare of the Raigne of the late King Henry the eight, intituled An Act for the destruccion of Wilde fowle, which was repealed by a latter Act in the Parliament holden in the third and fourth yeares of the Raigne of the late King Edward the sixt and revived in the Parliament holden in the one and twentith yeare of the Raigne of the late King James.

1 M. Sess. 3. c. 5. revived by 21 Jac. I. c. 28. § 10.

And one Act made in the first yeare of the Raigne of the late Queene Mary for and conc[er]ning the making repayring and amendment of the Co[m]mon high Way and Cawsey in the Counties of Dorsett and Somersett betweene the Townes of Shaftsbury and Sherborne in the said Countie of Dorsett and revived in the said one and twentith yeare.

21 Jac. I. c. 6;21 Jac. I. c. 18.; So much of 4 Jac. I. c. 2. as was in force on the last Day of the Session 21 Jac. I.; 21 Jac. I. c. 20.; c. 27.; continued until the End of the First Session of the next Parliament in Manner herein mentioned.

And alsoe the severall Acts hereafter mencioned made in the said one and twentith yere of the Raigne of the late King James, That is to saie An Act ; intituled An Act concerning Women convicted of small felonies and one Act intituled An Act for the continuance of a former Statute made in the fourth yeare of the Raigne of the said late King James intituled An Act for the true making of Wollen Clothes and for some addicions and alteracions in and to the same together with so much of one Act made in the said fourth yeere as was in force the last day of the Session of Parliament holden in the said one and twentith yeare, and one other Acte intituled An Act to p[re]vent and reforme p[ro]fane swearing and cursing And one Act intituled An Act to p[re]vent the destroying and murdering of bastard children by vertue of this Act shalbe and contynue untill the end of the first Session of the next Parliament in force and effect as the same were the first day of the Session of Parliament holden in the first yere of the Raigne of our Soveraigne Lord the King that now is.

1 Car. I. c. 1. continued until the End of the First Session of the next Parliament.

And be it alsoe enacted that one Statute made in the said first yeare of his Majesties raigne that now is entituled An Act for punishing of divers abuses co[m]mitted on the Lords day shall contynue ( (fn. 10) ) untill the end of the first Session of the next Parliament.

IV. Proviso for Explanation, &c. of said Acts by any new Act of this Session, &c.

Provided neverthelesse that so much of every of the said Acts as by any new Act m[m]ade in this Session of Parliament are or shalbe explayned altered or repealed shall for so much thereof from the end of this Session of Parliament stand and be in force as by those other Acts shalbe ordayned.

V. Proviso for Exportation of Corn at certain Prices.

Proviso for Custom and Poundage of Corn.

Provided also and be it further Enacted by the authoritie of this p[re]sent Parliament That when the prizes of corne or graines at the tymes havens and places, when and where the said corne or graine shalbe bought shipped or loaden exceed not the rates hereafter following videlal[ia]st the quarter of wheat at Thirtie and two Shillings the quarter, the quarter of Rye at twentie Shillings, the quarter of Pease and Beanes at sixteene shillings, the quarter of Barley or Malt at sixteene shillings of currant English mony That then it shalbe lawfull for all and every p[er]son and p[er]sons being Subjects of the Kings Majestie his Heires and Successors, and borne within this Realme to carry and transport of his owne and to buy to sell againe in marketts and out of markettss ; and to keepe or sell or carry and transport any of the said cornes and graines from the places where they shall be of such prises unto any parts beyond the Seas in amitie with His Majestie as Merchandise in Shipps Crayes or other vessells whereof any English borne Subject or Subjects then shalbe the owner or owners or the same to carry and sell in other places within this Realme or Dominions thereof. Any Law Statute or Usage to the contrary hereof notwithstanding. And that the Kings Majestie his Heires and Successors shall have and receive by the Customers and Officers of his Ports for the Custome or Pondage of every quarter of wheat to be transported by force of this Statute out of this Realme two Shillings, of every quarter of other graine sixteene pence, which said severall so[m]mes so to be had and taken as Custome or Poundage shalbe in full Satisfaccion of all manner of Custome or Poundage for the said Corne or Graine by any Constitucion Order Statute Law or Custome heretofore made used or taken for transporting of any such manner of Corne or Graine or made in this p[re]sent Session of Parliament or hereafter to be made.

VI. The King's Proclamation may restrain Exportation of Corn.

Exporting contrary thereto.; Penalty.

Provided alwaies and be it enacted by the authoritie of this p[re]sent Parliament, That the Kings Majestie his heires and successors may at all tymes by his and their Writt of Proclamacion to be published generallie in the whole Realme or in any of the Counties of this Realme where any Ports are co[m]maund that no p[er]son shall by vertue of this Act transport or convey any manner of graine out of his Highnes Dominions generally or out of any speciall Ports to be in the said Proclamacion particulerlie named for such time as shalbe therein lymitted and appointed, And it shall not be lawfull for any p[er]son to carrie out any such graine contrary to the tenor of the said Proclamacion uppon such paines and forfeitures as by the Lawes and Statuts of this Realme are and have bene p[ro]vided and ordained in that behalfe, this Acte or any thing therein contayned to the contrary notwithstanding.

VII. Length, Breadth, and Weight of Welch Cottons.

Provided also and be it enacted That no p[er]son or p[er]sons shall incurre any penaltie for want of length bredth or weight of Welsh Cottons under the price of fifteene pence the yard or two shillings the Goad so as they be not mixed with haire or other deceitfull stuffe nor for any others above that price except they shall be mixed as aforesaid or shall shrinke above the rate of halfe a yard in twelve yards of length or weigh lesse then fourteene ounces the yard or hold not full three quarters of a yard broad.

VIII.

16 Ric. II. c. 1. § 2.; 16 Ric. II. c. 4.

And be it also enacted by the authoritie aforesaid, That that part of one Statute made in the sixteenth yeare of the raigne of the late King Richard the second by which it is ordeyned that no manner of Spicery after that it be brought into the Realme shalbe carried out of the same Realme by Aliens nor by Denizen uppon paine of forfeiture thereof: And one Statute made in the sixteenth yeare of the Raigne of the late King Richard the second concerning Liveries.

20 Ric. II. c. 2.

And one other Statute made in the twentith yeare of the raigne of the late King Richard the Second by which it is ordeyned that no Valeletts called Yeoman nor other of lesser estate then an Esquire shall use or beare any signe of Livery called Livery of Company of any Lord within the Realme.

1 Hen. IV. c. 7.

And one Statute made in the first yeare of the Raigne of the late King Henry the fourth concerning giving of Liveries.

7 Hen. IV. c. 14.

And one Statute made in the seaventh yeare of the Raigne of the late King Henry the fourth concerning giving of Liveries.

13 Hen. IV. c. 3.

And one other Statute made in the thirteenth yeere of the Raigne of the late King Henry the fourth concerning giving of Liveries.

8 Hen. VI. c. 4.

And one Statute made in the eight yeare of the Raigne of the late King Henry the sixt concerning Liveries.

8 Edw. IV. c. 2.

And one Statute made in the eight yeare of the Raigne of the late King Edward the fourth concerning Liveries.

3 Hen. VII. c. 1. § 1. as to Liveries; 3 Hen. VII. c. 12. repealed.

And so much of one Statute made in the third yeare of the Raigne of the late King Henry the seaventh concerning the Starchamber as toucheth or concerneth the punishment of those that shall give or take Liveries, And one other Statute made in the said third yeare concerning taking of Liveries by the Kings Officers and Farmers be from henceforth Repealed.

IX. 7 Jac. I. c. 20. continued until the End of the next Session.

And be it also enacted by authoritie of this Parliament, that one Act of Parliament made in the seventh yeare of the Raigne of the late King James intituled An Act for the speedie recoverie of manie thousand Acres of Marsh grounds and other grounds within the Counties of Norfolke and Suffolke latelie surrounded by the rage of the Sea in divers parts of the said Counties and for the p[re]vencion of the daunger of the like surrounding hereafter be contynued and shall stand in force untill the end of the next Session of Parliament.

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