Henry VIII,the Reign
Acts of Parliament
Acts Relating to the Reformation of the Church - Numbers 1,9,10,19 and 20
1 (Benefit of clergy) c. 1. An Act that no Person committing Petty Treason, Murder or Felony, shall be admitted to his Clergy, under Subdeacon.
2 (Gaols) c. 2. An Act concerning where and under what Manner the Gaols within this Realm shall be edified and made.
3 (Attaints) c. 3. An Act concerning Perjury, and Punishment of untrue Verdicts.
4 (Brewers and coopers) c. 4. An Act that no Brewers of Beer or Ale shall make their Barrels, Kilderkins nor Firkins, within them; and how much the same Barrels, &c. shall contain.
5 (Statute of Sewers) c. 5. A General Act concerning Commissions of Sewers to be directed in all Parts within this Realm.
6 (Recognizances for debt) c. 6. An Act concerning before whom Recognizances of Debts shall be made, and the Form of the Obligation.
7 (Foreign Wines) c. 7. An Act that the Statutes made for the Maintenance of the Navy of this Realm shall stand in full Strength; and how Gascoigne and French Wines shall be brought in, and the same and other Wines sold.
8 (Tin (maintenance of ports in Devon and Cornwall)) c. 8. An Act for the amending and Maintenance of the Havens and Ports of Plymouth, Dartmouth, Teignmouth, Falmouth and Fowey, in the Counties of Devon and Cornwall.
9 Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction Act 1531 c. 9. An Act that no Person shall be cited out of the Dioceses where he or she dwelleth, except in certain cases.
10 (Mortmain) c. 10. An Act for Feoffments and Assurances of Lands and Tenements made to the Use of any Parish Church, Chapel or such like.
11 (Breaking prison) c. 11. An Act for breaking of Prison by Clerks convict.
12 (Tolls, Severn side) c. 12. An Act for taking Exactions upon the Paths of Severn.
13 (Juries in towns (qualification)) c. 13. An Act that Men in Cities, Boroughs and Towns, which be clearly worth Forty Pounds in Goods, shall pass in Trial of Murders.
14 (Outlawry) c. 14. Process of Outlawry to lie in Actions on 5 Rich. 2. [and] in Covenant and Annuity.
15 (Costs) c. 15. An Act that the Defendant shall recover Costs against the Plaintiff, if the Plaintiff be nonsuited, or if the Verdict pass against him.
16 (Conveyance of horses into Scotland) c. 16. An Act that no Englishman shall sell, exchange or deliver, to be conveyed into Scotland, any Horse, Gelding or Mare, without the King's Licence.
17 (Winding of wool) c. 17. An Act for true winding of Wools.
18 (Fish) c. 18. An Act for pulling down and avoiding of Fish-garths, Piles, Stakes, Hecks and other Engines set in the River and Water of Ouse and Humber.
19 (Pardon to clergy) c. 19. An Act concerning the King's gracious Pardon of Premunire granted unto his Spiritual Subjects of the Province of York.
20 (Payment of annates) c. 20. An Act concerning Restraint of Payment of Annates to the See of Rome.
21 (Exchange of lands, King and Abbot of Westminster) c. 21
22 (Exchange of lands, King and Christ's College, Cambridge) c. 22
23 (Exchange of lands, King and Abbot of Waltham) c. 23
24 (Exchange of lands, King and Provost of Eton) c. 24
25 (Exchange of lands, King and Abbot of St Albans) c. 25
26 (Exchange of lands, King and Prior of St John of Jerusalem) c. 26
27 (Exchange of lands, King and Prior of Sheene) c. 27
28 (Exchange of lands, King, Duke of Richmond and Lord Lumley) c. 28
29 (Lands of Earl of Surrey) c. 29
30 (Manor of Hunsdon) c. 30
31 (Jointure of Countess of Wiltshire) c. 31
32 (Award to heirs of Earl of Oxford) c. 32
33 (Jointure of dowager Countess of Oxford and Countess of Oxford) c. 33
34 (Attainder of Gruffyth and Hughes) c. 34