House of Commons Journal Volume 1: 02 July 1604 (2nd scribe)

Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 1, 1547-1629. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.

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Lunae, 2 die Julii, 1604

Gryse's Decree.

SIR John Heigham bringeth in the Bill between Gryse and Cottrell, upon the Re-commitment; reporteth the Arbitrament; and bringeth a new Proviso; which was twice read ; ordered to be ingrossed; and passed, upon the Question, with the Bill.


The Bill for the Reforming of great Mischiefs and Inconveniences, which daily grow and increase, by Pestering of Houses with divers Families, harbouring of Inmates :

- Burgesses of London and Southwark, Burgesses of all Port Towns, and Citizens, Sir Oliver St. John, Sir Edw. Grevill, Sir Geo. Moore, Sir Jo. Thynne, Sir Jo. Hollice, Sir Charles Cornwallys, Sir Tho. Knevett, Sir Geo. Harvey, Sir Walter Cope, Sir Tho. Ridgeway, Mr. Mercer, Burgesses of Cambridge, Mr. Fuller, Mr. Johnson, Sir Rob. Wroth, Sir John Hungerford, Sir Rich. Warberton : - To-morrow, this Place.

Lovell's Relief.

Mr. Richison and Mr. Sturdy, against Lovell's Bill, and Mr. Bawthry, for it, heard at the Bar.

The Bill for the Relief of Thomas Lovell Esquire : - The King's learned Counsel, Sir Ro. Hungerford, Sir H. Slingsby, Sir Rob. Wingfield, Mr. Irby, Mr. Oliver St. John, Sir Geo. Manors, Knights and Burgesses for Lincolnshire, Sir Geo. Thynne, Sir Tho. Horsman, Sir Edw. Mountague, Burgesses of Cambridge, Sir Edw. Denny, Mr. Crewe, Sir Ro. Hubbart, Mr. Duncombe, Sir Barnard Whytstone, Sir Jo. Jeffrey, Mr. Hyde, Sir Wm. Bulstrod, Sir Jo. Savill, Sir Tho. Holcroft, Mr. Brook, Mr. Hedley, Sir Jo. Peyton:

- To-morrow Morning, Chequer Chamber.

Letters Patents.

The Bill for the Confirmation of Letters Patents : - First Reading.

Conference reported.

Sir Francis Hastings maketh Report of the Conference, - Continuance, Recusants, in other Two Mens Charge: Convocation, and Submission of the Bishop, in his Charge. -


The Instrument of the Convocation : - That the Laity had nothing to do - That the Lower House of Convocation found fault, that the Lord Bishops conferred with us, in Matters of Religion; protesting, that, if they did desist [a], they would appeal to the King. -

The Bishop of London said that they conceived, the Privilege of Parliament to stand upright; therefore no more ado of it. -

For the Submission; that being a Fault committed....

Mr. Carleton: - That the Hare's Foot might be set against the Goose Giblets. - Taxing Sir Fr. Hastings, in his Speech, as was thought. -

Pickering Lewys delivered a Petition to the King, intituled, " To the Monarch of Great Brittaine." - As great Reason that this, as the other, should be called in question.


Swearing: Tanners : Drummond: Painters : Relief of Persons infected, &c. Grys. -