Preface; List of abbreviations; Part I. Preliminaries: 1. The source; 2. Parliament in the sixteenth century; Part II. The Structure of Business: 3. Public and private; 4. Initiatives; 5. Bill procedure; 6. Repeal and continuance; Part III. Bills and Acts: 7. Supply; 8. Queen and state; 9. Church and religion; 10. The common weal; 11. Law reform; 12. Private legislation; Part IV. Politics: 13. Duties and rights; 14. Great affairs; Index of bills; Index of acts; Genral index.