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Author: Townshend, Hayward, b. 1577.
Title: Historical collections, or, An exact account of the proceedings of the four last parliaments of Q. Elizabeth of famous memory wherein is contained the compleat journals both of Lords & Commons, taken from the original records of their houses : as also the more particular behaviours of the worthy members during all the last notable sessions, comprehending the motions, speeches, and arguments of the renowned and learned secretary Cecill, Sir Francis Bacon, Sir Walter Rawleigh, Sir Edw. Hobby, and divers other eminent gentlemen : together with the most considerable passages of the history of those times / faithfully and laboriously collected, by Heywood Townshend ...
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2012 November (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: Historical collections, or, An exact account of the proceedings of the four last parliaments of Q. Elizabeth of famous memory wherein is contained the compleat journals both of Lords & Commons, taken from the original records of their houses : as also the more particular behaviours of the worthy members during all the last notable sessions, comprehending the motions, speeches, and arguments of the renowned and learned secretary Cecill, Sir Francis Bacon, Sir Walter Rawleigh, Sir Edw. Hobby, and divers other eminent gentlemen : together with the most considerable passages of the history of those times / faithfully and laboriously collected, by Heywood Townshend ...
Townshend, Hayward, b. 1577.

London: Printed for T. Basset, W. Crooke, and W. Cademan ..., 1680.
Notes:
Errors in pagination: p. 336-337 misnumbered 136-137.
Reproduction of original in the Harvard University Library.
Subject terms:
England and Wales. -- Parliament -- History.
Great Britain -- History -- Elizabeth, 1558-1603.
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1558-1603.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A63022.0001.001

Contents
title page
THE PREFACE TO The Reader.
ADVERTISEMENT.
An exact and perfect Journal of the Passages in the Ʋpper House of Parliament, holden at Westminster, Anno xxxjo Reginae Eliz. Anno{que} Dom. 1588. which began there Feb. 4. and then and there continued until the Dissolution thereof; which was on March 29. Anno Dom. 1589.
A Journal of the House of Commons, in the Parliament held at Westminster, Anno 31 Reginae Eliz. Anno{que} Dom. 1588. begun the 4th of February, and ended on the 29th of March, 1589.
An exact and perfect Journal of the Passages of the Ʋpper House of Parliament, holden at Westminster, Anno xxxvo Reginae Eliz. Anno Dom. 1592. which begun there on Munday the 19th of February, and then and there continued until the Dissolution thereof, on Tuesday the 9th of April, Anno Dom. 1593.
A Journal of the Parliamentary Proceedings in the Lower House, Anno xxxvo Eliz. Anno{que} Dom. 1592. very laboriously collected: Being chiefly called for Consultation and Preparation against the ambitious Designes of the King of Spain; in which some unusual Distastes happened between her Majesty and the House, by reason of their intermeddling with her Majesties Suc∣cessor to the Crown; which she had forbidden. This Session begun on Munday, February 19. 1592. and ended April 9. 1593.
A Journal of such things as passed in the Ʋpper House of Parliament, in the Parliament that held Anno xxxixo Eliz. Reginae, and be∣gan October 24. in the same year, and ended February 9. following.
A Journal of the Passages of the House of Com∣mons in Parliament, holden at Westminster in Anno 39 Eliz. Reginae, anno{que} Dom. 1597. begun there on Munday the 24 of O∣ctob. and Dissolved Febr. 9. Anno 40. e∣jusdem Reginae.
An exact Journal of the Passages of the Ʋpper House of Parliament, holden at Westminster anno 43 Eliz. Reginae, anno{que} Dom. 1601. which began on Tuesday 27 Octob. and there continued until 19 Decemb. next insuing.
A perfect Journal of every days Proceedings, in the House of Commons at the Parliament; be∣ginning at Westminster, the xxvijth. day of October, Anno 1601. and in the 43. Year of the Raign of Q: Eliz. and ending the xixth. day of December, then next following.
Nomina Militum Comitat. Civium Civitatum, & Burgensium Villar. sive Burgorum, ac Baronum quinque Portuum, veniend. ad Parliamentum summonit. apud Civitatem Westm. septimo die Octobris, Anno Regni Eliz. Reginae 43o. 1601.
The Copy of the Spanish General's Letter for Ire∣land, written to the Irish Catholicks, and shewed by Mr. Secretary Cecill to the Parliament∣house.
After the Parliament, at the end of Hillary-Term next following, the Lord Keeper, by her Majesties express Command, made a Speech in the Star-chamber, on the 13th of February, all these Personages being present, viz.
AN Alphabetical TABLE Of the most material BILLS, DEBATES, and other Matters Contained in this BOOK.