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Anno xxxix. Reginæ Elizabethæ. At the Parliament begun and holden at VVestminster the xxiiij. day of October, in the xxxix. yeere of the reigne of our most gracious soueraigne lady Elizabeth, by the grace of God of England, France and Ireland Queene, defender of the faith, &c. And there continued vntill the dissolution thereof, being the ninth of February next following, 1597. To the high pleasure of Almightie God, and the weale publique of this realme, were enacted as followeth.
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Anno primo Edvvardi Sexti Statutes made in the Parliament begon at westminster the fowerthe daye of Nouember, in the first yeare of the reigne of the most dreade soueraine lord Edward the. VI. by the grace of God, Kinge of Englande, Fraunce, and Irelande, defendour of the faith, and of the Churche of Englande, and also of Ireland in earthe the supreme hed: and from thence continued to the xxiiii. daye of Decembre then next ensuyng, that is to say in the first session of the same Parliament, as foloweth.
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An ordinance of the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, for appointing the Speakers of both houses of Parliament Commissioners of the Great-Seal: and for hearing causes in Chancery. Die Sabbathi, 31. Octobr. 1646. Ordered by the Commons assembled in Parliament, that the ordinance for committing the custody of the Great Seal to the Earl of Manchester Speaker to the House of Peers pro tempore and to William Lenthal Esq; Speaker of the House of Commons, and likewise the Commission for Hearing Causes in the Chancery, be forthwith printed and published. H: Elsynge, Cler. Parl. D. Com.
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Declaration des causes, qui ont meu sa Serenissime Maiesté d'Angleterre d'equipper, & mettre vne armeé sur mer, pour la deffence de ses royaumes contre les forces du Roy d'Espagne a publier par les lieutanans generaulx de la dicte armeé afin de faire entendre, a vn chascun, que sa Maiesté dresse ceste armeé naualle, seulement pour sa deffense, & pour courir sus a ses ennemis, & non pas pour endommager ceux qui ne voudront prendre le parti de ses ennemis, mais pour vser plustost de toute faueur & assistance en leur endroit.
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An ordinance of the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament for the speedy raising of foure hundred and fifty pounds weekely in the county of Hertfordshire : over and above their former assessment for the fortification and defence of the said county, against all incursions of enemies and for the prevention of all rapines plunderings and other mischievous actions : both Houses being credibly informed that greatforces are now marching from Oxford towards Buckingham, Bedford and the counties adiacent to the great terror and amazement of His Maiesties good subjects in those parts.
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An ordinance of the Lords and Commons in Parliament for assessing of all such members of either of the Houses of Parliament, as have, or shall absent themselves therefrom, or are in actuall warre, against the Parliament : and that the mannors, mesuages, lands, tenements, rents, reversions, profits, and hereditaments, of such as have not, or shall not satisfie their assessments, shall be letten for security of monies, to be lent by any persons for present supply of the army raised by the Parliament.
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Two ordinances of the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament for the assessing all men of ability within the counties of Northampton, Leicester, Derby, Rutland, Nottingham, Huntingdon, Bedford, and Buckingham, that have not contributed upon the propositions of both Houses of Parliament, and they to be rated and assessed in like sort as was the 400000 1. by an act of this present Parliament : as also, for the association of the severall counties aforesaid, for the mutuall defence one of another : with the names of the committees in the said counties forthe same purpose.
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An ordinance of the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament for the securing those apprentices from indempnity that will lift themselves under the command of Sir William Waller : also two speciall orders, viz., I. That all truncks and other carriages that come out of the city, be searched at the courts of guards, and those to be tryed by a councell of war that shall send either flax, brimstone or saltpeter, or other provision for war, by water or land, these ten dayes without license. II. That a collection be made in all parish-churches and chappels throughout London and Westminster for sick and maymed souldiers, and that the said order be read in all the churches and chappels as aforesaid, upon te 27 of September, being a publidque fast-day.
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This is the ordinaunce for the conseruation and keping of the Quenes Maiesties swannes and signettes, and of the Lordes spirituall and temporall, and of her Commons within the counties of Lincolne, Northampton, Rutland, Huntington, and Cambridge and the liberties and fraunchyse of the same: and for the conseruacion of fyshe and fowle, with the assissing of all maner of nettes within the sayde Counties and liberties of the same.
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