House of Commons Journal Volume 1: 04 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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Mercurii, 4o Die Julii, 1604

Conference reported.

Mr. Fr. Moore - Report, touching the Conference Yesterday with the Lords, touching the Statute of Continuance. -


Statute of Apparel: Statute of Tanners: Statute of Wines. - touching the Prerogative, sundry Reasons and Arguments.

Lovell's Relief.

Mr. Irby bringeth in from the Committee, the Bill touching the Relief of Captain Lovell, for drained Grounds in Lincolnshire, with Amendments; and thrice read, and, upon the Question, passed.

Members Contribution.

Mr. Tollerby: - That such, as were absent, might pay double in the Contribution.

Sir Tho. Ridgeway : - If any Friend will pay for them, they to be excused.

The Clerk, and Serjeant, to be liberally dealt withal.

Bills from Lords.

Sir Edw. Stanhope and Sir Matthewe Carewe came from the Lords, and bring Two Bills : Sir Henry Nevill's Bill; and the Bill against Brokers; with Amendments.

Crown Lands.

Mr. Attorney-general, Sir Edw. Stanhope, Sir Matthewe Carewe, bring from the Lords, a Bill for the Annexing of 60,000 l. Land to the Crown of England inseparably, &c.


The Bill of Continuance, &c. with Amendments, thrice read, and passed.

Crown Lands.

The Bill for annexing, &c. - First Reading. -

Second Reading; - Mr. Solicitor, Mr. Hyde, Mr. Yelverton, Sir Fr. Bacon, Sir Rich. Mulleneux, Sir Geo. Moore, Sir Herbert Crofts, Sir John Hubbard, Sir Walter Cope, Sir Wm. Strowd, Sir Vincent Skynner, Sir Maurice Berkley, Mr. Martin, Mr. Clifford, Sir Edw. Stafford, Serjeant Snig, Mr. Crewe, Mr. Jones, Sir Fr. Vane, Sir Rich. Bulkley, Sir Tho. Ridgeway, Mr. Puliston, Sir Jo. Savill, Sir Tho. Freak, Sir Tho. Heskett, Mr. Fuller, Sir H. Billingsley, Sir Rol. Litton, Sir Jo. Scott, Sir Jo. Thynne,Mr. Nath. Bacon, Sir Jo. Hollies, Sir Rob. Oxenbridge, Sir Wm. Morrice, Sir Edw. Sands, Sir Tho. Holcroft, Mr. Carleton, Mr. Toby Matthewe, Sir Fr. Hastings, Sir Fr. Barrington, Mr. Johnson, Sir Rob. Harley, Sir Tho. Strickland, Sir Rich. Hawton, Mr. Fr. Moore, Sir Edw. Mountague, Mr. Brook, Mr. Alford, Sir Edw. Grevill, Mr. Tey, Sir H. Beamount, Mr. Bachouse: - Star-chamber, this Afternoon.

Several Bills.

Garbling, - Proviso, and Amendments: Alehouses, - Proviso, Amendments : Continuance, - Amendments : Brokers, - Proviso, Amendments : Recusants, - with Amendments: Drummond: Lovell's Bill, with Amendments. -


Proviso, and Amendments, in the Bill of Continuance, thrice read, and passed.


Amendments in the Bill against Recusants, thrice read, with the Bill; and passed, upon the Question.

Lovell's Relief.

Amendments in Lovell's Bill, thrice read, with the Bill; and passed, upon the Question.


Amendments in the Bill against Brokers, thrice read, and passed.


The Bill for Redress of sundry Abuses in Making of Starch, brought in by Mr. Brook; desiring, because the Committees could not meet, that it might sleep till the next Session.

Coppices, &c.

Mr. Wyld desireth the like for the Bill of Coppices and Underwoods.