House of Commons Journal Volume 1: 06 March 1624

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

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Sabbati, 6 Martii

Earl of Hertford.

L. 1. AN Act to enable William Earl of Hertford -

Cope's Estate.

L. 1. An Act for Sale of the Lands of Thomas Cope and Tho. Cope the Son.

Sir S. Mansill.

Sir Dud. Digs: - A Complaint against Sir Rob. Mansill. - Loth to come in, unless it be the Pleasure of the House he shall, because this Complaint against him. - Called in.



L. 2. An Act for Repeal of a Branch -

Sir Edw. Cooke . - To have this Bill committed ; for a Clause in the End, that will concern Four great Counties of England: - Makes them to be within the Marches of Wales.

Sir Edw. Sandys: - Somewhat in this Bill to be tenderly looked unto. - More Acts, that put a personal Trust in Hen. VIII. - To have a Clause. -

Committed to Sir Edw. Cooke, Sir Edw. Sandys, Sir Eube. Theloall, Sir Tho. Trevor, Sir Tho. Middleton, Sir Will. Herbert, Sir Rich. Wyn, Sir Robert Cooke, Sir Will. Morgan, Sir Tho. Litleton, Mr. Price, Sir Hen. Williams, Sir Jo. Savill, Sir James Perrot, Sir Tho. Morgan, Sir Tho. Eastecourt, Mr. Clare, Sir Walter Pye, Mr. Scudamore, Knights and Burgesses of the Four Shires, Mr. Whitfeild, Mr. John Cooke, Sir Peter Mutton, Sir Hen. Poole, Mr. Wainford, Serjeant Hicham, Knights and Burgesses of Yorkeshire, Mr. Rainscrofte: - Tuesday, Star-Chamber, Two a Clock.


L. 3. An Act for Punishment of divers Abuses committed on the Lord's Day, commonly called Sunday: - Upon Question, passed for a Law.


L. 3. An Act to prevent and reform profane Swearing and Cursing: - Upon Question, passed for a Law.


L. 3. An Act for the Explanation of a Branch of a Statute, made in the third Year of the King's Majesty's Reign, intituled, An Act for the better Discovering and Repressing of popish Recusants : - Upon Question, passed for a Law.

Limitation of Actions.

L. 3. An Act for Limitation of Actions, and for of Actions, avoiding Suits in Law. -

Mr. Glandvyle: - This Bill passed both Houses last Time. One of the best Bills in this House : One Exception : - Goes to all Courts in the Country. - Upon Question, passed for a Law.

General Issue.

L. 3. An Act to enable the Subject to plead the General Issue : - Upon Question, passed for a Law.

Penal Statutes.

L. 3. An Act for the Ease of the Subject, concerning Informations upon penal Statutes : - Upon Question, passed for a Law.

Vere's Nat.

L. 3. An Act for the Naturalizing of Elizabeth Vere: - Upon Question, passed for a Law.

These Seven Bills sent -

Conference, &c.

A Message from the Lords, by Attorney, and Serjeant Crooke: -

The Lords have sent this Message : That they, desiring to continue that good Correspondence, that hath hitherto continued between both Houses, have thought fit to signify, that, in regard of the Indisposition of the Lord Canterbury, and Absence of Lord President, no Report hath been yet made to their House; and that, if no Report made to this House, to have the Committees of both Houses to meet, that One and the same Report may be made to both Houses: To be continued so long, till the Work be effected. -

That the first Meeting may be this Afternoon, at Two a Clock, Painted Chamber.

Answer: This House hath taken into Consideration this Message: They desire to return Thanks to their Lordships, for their Correspondence. - Hath been, nor could not be, any Report yet made to this House. Our Committees shall give Meeting to their Lordships, at Time and Place appointed.

Bills sent to Lords.

Sir Edw. Cooke sent away with these Seven Bills to the Lords.

Negotiations with Spain.

Sir Edwin Sandys - An Order, concerning the Reasons of the Treaties, 1. That -

Delivereth in the Original of the Reasons.

Mr. Alford -

The same Committee, that attended the King, to meet the Lords this Afternoon. - To have Three or Four to take Notes.

Sir Nath. Rich, Mr. Recorder, Sir Rob. Philips, Sir Dud. Diggs, to take these Notes at this Conference; and to assist those, that are to make the Report, with their Notes.

East India Ships.

Sir Tho. Estecourt: - To have a Stay made of the East India Ships;: and to search, how much Money they have aboard.

Mr. Bateman : - The Ships already stayed, and no Money in them as yet.

Mr. Abbot; - The Sum not 40,000 l.

Exporting Wool, &c.

L. 2. An Act against the Exportation of Wool, Wool-fells, Fullers Earth, and Fulling Clay: - Committed to Mr. Comptroller, Sir Edw. Cooke, Sir Geo. Moore, Mr. Alford, Sir Hen. Anderson, Sir Rob. Hicham, Sir Arthur Ingram, Sir Jo. Savyle, Sir Tho. Savyle, Mr. Carvyle, Mr. Glandvyle, Sir Rob. Jackson, Sir Hen. Poole., Sir Peter Ryddan, Sir Peter Hayman ; All, that come, to have Voice : - Monday, Two a Clock, Exchequer Chamber,

Sabbati, 6 Martii - post meridiem


Mr. Speaker being here, by the special Order of the House, to read the Bill of Repeal and Continuance of Statutes ;

L. 1. An Act for Continuing and Reviving of divers Statutes, and Repeal of divers others.