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Acts of the Parliament of England
Acts of the Parliament of England during the reign of Elizabeth I
These are the Acts of the Parliament of England, which remained in existence until the Act of Union 1707.
The data in this table is incomplete and additional information concerning both titles and repeals would be appreciated.


1558 (1 Eliz. I)[edit]

Public Acts[edit]

See /1Eliz1

Private Acts[edit]

  • Restitution in blood of Lord John Gray. c. 1
  • Restitution in blood of Sir James Croftes. c. 2
  • Restitution in blood of Sir Henry Gates. c. 3
  • Assurance of lands to Lords Wentworth, Ryche and Darcye. c. 4
  • Naturalization of Gersome Wrothe. c. 5
  • Thomas and George Brownes' estate: modification of gavelkind. c. 6
  • Restitution in blood of Robert Rudston. c. 7
  • Reversal of the attainder of Cardinal Pole. c. 8
  • Incorporation of Trinity Hall, Cambridge. c. 9
  • Duke of Norfolk's marriage ratification and assurance of the Duchess's jointure. c. 10
  • Restitution in blood of Edward Lewkenor's children. c. 11
  • Revival of King's Lynn Fair. c. 12
  • Conwil Elvet chapel to be parish church of Abernant (Carmarthenshire). c. 13
  • Assurances of lands of Bishop of Winchester to Earl of Pembroke, Sir Philip Hobby, Sir John Mason and others. c. 14
  • Staffordshire Assizes and Sessions: maintenance at Stafford. c. 15
  • Restitution in blood of Henry Howard, Jane Howard and *Katherine wife of Lord Berkeley. c. 17
  • Restitution in blood of Lord Dacres. c. 16

1562 (5 Eliz. I)[edit]

Public Acts[edit]

Private Acts[edit]

  • Annuity for founding a school at Guildford. c. 6
  • Authorising Lord Abergavenny to grant leases for 21 years. c. 4
  • City of Exeter: confirmation of liberties granted by letters patent. c. 1
  • Denization of children of John Fitzwilliams, James Harvye and others c. 19
  • Henry Howarde's estate: restraining him from discontinuing his lands. c. 5
  • Plumstead Marsh (Kent) inclosure and drainage. c. 7
  • Restitution in blood of Anne Thomas, daughter and heir of William Thomas. c. 14
  • Restitution in blood of Brooke or Cobham, Cromer, Vaughan and others. c. 12
  • Restitution in blood of Edward Turner. c. 18
  • Restitution in blood of Lord Husseye's children. c. 8
  • Restitution in blood of Sir Peter Carewe. c. 10
  • Restitution in blood of Sir Ralph Chamberlaine and John Harleston. c. 11
  • Restitution in blood of Thomas and James Diggs. c. 15
  • Restitution in blood of Thomas Cranmer's heirs. c. 16
  • Restitution in blood of Thomas Isley's heirs. c. 13
  • Restitution in blood of William and Edward Isleye. c. 17
  • Restitution in blood of William West. c. 9
  • Southampton: confirmation of letters patent concerning importation of wines. c. 2
  • Viscount Byndon's estate: power to grant leases for 21 years or three lives. c. 3

1566 (8 Eliz. I)[edit]

Public Acts[edit]

Private Acts[edit]

  • Assurance of Lady Cobham's jointure. c. 6
  • Assurance of Lady Stafford's jointure. c. 7
  • Assurance of the Countess of Warwick's jointure. c. 5
  • Battle (Sussex): maintenance of a market on Thursdays. c. 12
  • Bristol Merchant Adventurers: confirmation of letters patent. c. 3
  • Denization of John Stafford. c. 8
  • Merchant Adventurers' incorporation. c. 1
  • Paving of Kentish Street, Southwark. c. 11
  • Plumstead Marsh (Kent) inclosure and drainage. c. 4
  • St. Bartholomew's Hospital, Gloucester: confirmation of letters patent. c. 2
  • Thomas Browne's estate: modification of gavelkind. c. 9
  • York Town Clerk. c. 10

1571 (13 Eliz. I)[edit]

Public Acts[edit]

Private Acts[edit]

  • Assurance of lands to Lord Berkeley. c. 11
  • Assurance of lands to William Skeffington. c. 6
  • Corporation of Merchant Adventurers in Bristol: repeal. c. 4
  • Denization of Peregrine Bertie. c. 2
  • Incorporation and uniting of Weymouth and Melcombe Regis. c. 9
  • John Tyrrell. c. 12
  • Lostwithiel (Cornwall): validating all statutes and recognizances acknowledged before the mayor. c. 5
  • Making the River Welland navigable. c. 1
  • Morice Rodney. c. 7
  • Restitution in blood of Henry Brereton. c. 10
  • Restitution in blood of Sir Thomas Wyat's children. c. 8
  • Southampton importation of wines. c. 3

1572 (14 Eliz. I)[edit]

Public Acts[edit]

Private Acts[edit]

  • Assurance of lands for Tonbridge Grammar School. c. 2
  • Assurance of lands to certain infants by Sir Thomas and Sir William Woodhouse. c. 3
  • Plumstead Marsh (Kent) inclosure and drainage continuance. c. 1

1575 (18 Eliz. I)[edit]

Public Acts[edit]

Private Acts[edit]

  • Assurance of lands to Christopher Hatton. c. 8
  • Assurance of lands to Sir John Ryvers. c. 10
  • Assurance of Manor of New Hall to Thomas Earl of Sussex. c. 4
  • Leicester hospital. c. 1
  • Naturalization of certain persons. c. 12
  • Naturalization of Lady Gray. c. 7
  • Naturalization of twelve citizens of Antwerp. c. 11
  • Parish of Halifax tithes. c. 3
  • Payment of William Iseleye's debts. c. 9
  • Restitution in blood of Lord Norris of Rycote. c. 6
  • Richard Huddleston, Isabel Weyneman his wife and Francis Weyneman: confirmation of an arbitration. c. 13
  • St. Cross Hospital, Winchester. c. 2
  • Viscount Howard of Byndon, and Henry and Frances Howard. c. 5

1580 (23 Eliz. I)[edit]

Public Acts[edit]

Private Acts[edit]

  • Assurance of a rent of £82 10s. to the Bishop of Coventry and Lichfield. c. 5
  • Assurance of lands for Coventry Grammar School. c. 3
  • Assurance of lands to Lord Compton. c. 9
  • Cringleford (Norwich) rebuilding. c. 1
  • Ledbury Hospital (Herefordshire). c. 12
  • Naturalization of Coppinger, Boureman, Watson, Holmes, Harman, Hughes and others. c. 2
  • Pardon and restitution in blood of John and Dudley St. Leger. c. 7
  • Partition of lands between the coheirs of Lord Latymer. c. 13
  • Ratification of award between William Hide and William Darrell. c. 11
  • Ratification of Chancery award concerning copyholders and customary tenants of the manors of Moore, Newham, Lyndriche, Knighton and Pensokes (Worcestershire). c. 10
  • Restitution in blood of Anthony Mayney. c. 8
  • Restitution in blood of Philip, Earl of Arundel. c. 6
  • Sir Thomas Gresham's estate: confirmation of an agreement between Sir Henry Nevill and Dame Anne Gresham for the better performance of his will and payment of his debts. c. 4

1584 (27 Eliz. I)[edit]

Public Acts[edit]

Private Acts[edit]

  • Assurance of lands in Norfolk, Suffolk, Lincoln and Warwick to Lord Willoughby and Erisbie against the heirs and assigns of Walter Herenden. c. 8
  • Assurance of lands to George Chewne, Giles Fluyd, and Christopher Puckering. c. 12
  • Assurance of lands to Lord Hunsdon. c. 9
  • Assurance of lands to Sir Thomas Lucie and others. c. 7
  • Assurance of property in the City of London to Jonas Scott. c. 14
  • Assurances by Bishop and Dean and Chapter of Exeter. c. 4
  • Better foundation and relief of the poor of Eastbridge Hospital, Canterbury. c. 17
  • Clare Hall, Cambridge: confirmation of letters patent. c. 3
  • Establishment of award between Robert, Lord Rich and Sir Thomas Barrington. c. 13
  • Establishment of Countess of Huntingdon's jointure. c. 6
  • Government of the City of Westminster. c. 5
  • Incorporation of Christ's Hospital, Sherburn (Durham). c. 16
  • Lands of Lord Dacres and Lord Norris. c. 10
  • Lord Thomas Howard's restitution in blood. c. 11
  • Maintenance of Lyme Regis Pier or Cob. c. 1
  • New Windsor (Berkshire) paving. c. 18
  • Newark-upon-Trent (Nottinghamshire) paving. c. 19
  • Payment of Edward Fisher's debts. c. 15
  • Queen's College, Oxford: confirmation of letters patent. c. 2

1586 (28 & 29 Eliz. I)[edit]

Public Acts[edit]

Private Acts[edit]

  • Confirmation of sale of Edward Fisher's lands. c. 1

1588 (31 Eliz. I)[edit]

Public Acts[edit]

Private Acts[edit]

  • Assurance of Anne Nevell's jointure. c. 3
  • Assurance of lands for the maintenance of Tonbridge Grammar School. c. 8
  • Lambourn Almshouse (Berkshire). c. 4
  • Naturalization of Joyce Lambert. c. 2
  • Preservation of Orford (Suffolk) harbour. c. 1
  • Relief of the City of Lincoln. c. 5
  • Thomas Handford's estate: sale of land for payment of debts to the King. c. 6
  • Thomas Hesilrigge's estate: avoidance of conveyances purported to have been made by Thomas Drury. c. 7

1592 (35 Eliz. I)[edit]

Public Acts[edit]

Private Acts[edit]

  • Anthony Cooke of Romford's estate: concerning the power to repeal the trusts of a deed. c. 12
  • Assurance of lands to Reade and Mabel Stafford. c. 9
  • Better assurance and confirmation of the Countess of Cumberland's jointure. c. 3
  • City of Lincoln: confirmation of letters patent. c. 1
  • Confirmation of sale of Knightleys' estate. c. 8
  • Henry, late Lord Abergavenny's Estates. c. 4
  • Lord Hawarden's estate: sale of lands for payment of debts. c. 5
  • Naturalization of certain Englishmen's children born overseas. c. 13
  • Naturalization of William Sydney and Peregrine Wynckfield. c. 7
  • Restitution in blood of Sir Thomas Perrott. c. 6
  • Sale or demise of the site of the dissolved House of Grey Friars, Cambridge, for the erection of a new college. c. 2
  • Stonehouse water supply. c. 10
  • William Raven's estate: confirmation of sale of land to Lisle Cave, Thomas Andrews and Edward Haselrig for payment of a debt due to the King. c. 11

1597 (39 Eliz. I)[edit]

Public Acts[edit]

Private Acts[edit]

  • Arthur Hatche's rental of South Molton (Devon) rectory and parsonage. c. 9
  • Confirmation and assurance of lands for Earl of Leicester's Hospital, Warwick. c. 5
  • Confirmation of Lady Sandys' jointure. c. 7
  • Confirmation of Lady Varney's jointure. c. 10
  • Establishing land for the repair of Aylesbury (Buckinghamshire) roads, according to the will of John Bedford. c. 12
  • Establishing Sir Henry Unton's possessions and payment of debts. c. 14
  • Establishment of Queen Elizabeth's Hospital, Bristol. c. 3
  • Establishment of the College of the Poor at Cobham (Kent). c. 4
  • Lease from Her Majesty to William Kirkham the younger. c. 1
  • Lord Mountjoy's estate: enabling him to dispose of entailed lands notwithstanding a private Act of 1535 (27 Hen. 8). c. 2
  • Maintenance of Staines Bridge and Egham Causey. c. 11
  • Naturalization of Baskervile, Lewkenor, Hill, Heather, Bemys and Sheppey. c. 6
  • Sevenoaks School. c. 13
  • Wantage (Berkshire): establishment of the town lands for poor relief, highway repairs and the maintenance of a schoolmaster. c. 8
  • William Pope's estate: enabling sale of land for payment of debts, and establishing a jointure to Lady Wentworth, his wife. c. 15

1601 (43 Eliz. I)[edit]

Public Acts[edit]

Private Acts[edit]

  • Appeasing differences between Francis Ketelby and Andrew Ketelby and his wife Jane. c. 9
  • Assurance of manors and lands for the Countess of Bedford's jointure. c. 2
  • Assurance of the manors or farms of Sageburie (otherwise Sadgebutie, Gageburie or Gadgeburie) and Obden to Samuel Sandis and John Harris. c. 5
  • Assurance of the Patronage of Rotherston (Cheshire) vicarage and a Scholar's room in Christchurch Cathedral, Oxford, by the Dean and Chapter to Thomas Venables. c. 8
  • Augmentation of Rachel Nevill's jointure. c. 6
  • Denization of Myllet, Pope, Chaundeler, Eaton and Tooley. c. 3
  • Edward Lucas' estate: making his lands liable for the payment of certain legacies and debts. c. 10
  • Edward Nevill and Sir Henry Nevill: disposal of copyhold lands held of the manors of Rotherfield (Sussex) and Alesley and Fylongley (Warwickshire). c. 4
  • Naturalization of Lupo and others. c. 7
  • Perfecting the Countess of Sussex's jointure. c. 1

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