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, 4 Die Junii
THE Bill for the Providing of a learned and godly Ministry: - Second Reading, and committed to the Committees in Sir Edw. Mountague's Motion, Veneris, 23 Martii, 1603. Burgesses of Two Universities, Sir Henry Nevill, added to the former Committees.
Bill to be read.
The Bill to make void the Marriage or Contracts of Infants: - Second Reading, and committed to Sir Jerome Horsey, Sir Rich. Bulkley, Sir Rob. Wingfield, Sir John Bennett, Sir Tho. Freak, Sir Fr. Hastings, Sir Edw. Mountague, Sir Edw. Grevill, Sir Geo. Moore, Sir Wm. Cornwallys, Sir Jo. Thynne, Sir Wm. Burlacye, Sir Dan. Dun, D. Steward, Mr. D. James, Sir Geo. Fleetwood, Mr. Nath. Bacon, Mr. Winch, Sir Ed. Lewknor, Mr. Alford, Sir Charles Cornwallys, Sir Edw. Hobby, Sir Tho. Hobby: - Wednesday, Chequer Chamber.
The Bill for Confirmation of Letters Patents: - Second Reading, and committed, - Sir H. Beamount, Sir Oliver St. John, Mr. Solicitor, Sir Geo. Fleetwood, all the Serjeants at Law, Mr. Francis Moore, Sir John Heigham, Sir Fr. Bacon, Sir Tho. Hobby, Mr. Smyth of Exceter, Sir Rob. Oxenbridge, Sir Geo. Moore, Mr. Johnson, Sir Edw. Mountague, Mr. Parkinson, Serjeant Shirley, Mr. Hackwell, Mr. Brook, Mr. Hyde, Sir Edw. Hobby, Mr. Dannett, Sir Rich. Bulkley, Sir Jo. Thynne, Mr. Henry Shelley, Mr. Backhouse: - Wednesday, Chequer Chamber.
Howme's Letters Patent.
Sir Francis Bacon reporteth from the Committees, the Bill for the Confirmation of Sir Geo. Howmes Letters Patents : The Amendments twice read, and ingrossed ; and the Bill, and Amendments, thirdly read; and, upon the Question, passed, with much Dispute.
Howme's Letters Patents.
Mr. Yelverton : - Barwick holden by Socage, in Capite, to do their Service at Grenwich. If the Scotts should dissent from the Union, then the Castle of B. being granted, what Danger; because new Fortifications ?
Privilege - Objectionable Publication.
The Complaint of the House first, and then the Lords Answer: - Because they came to it upon the sudden, they desired to proceed with the same Gravity : Because they could not advise of such Objections, as should be made against the Book, therefore desired, they might propound it to the House.