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, 8o Martii
Committed . . Mr. Comptroller, Sir Gilbert Jerrard, Sir Will. Fleetwood, Sir Geo. Moore, Mr. Alford, Sir Fran. Seymour: And all, that will come, to have Voice: - Court of Wards, Wednesday, Two a Clock.
Abuses in Exchequer.
Clerks of the Market.
Member to take Oaths, &c.
Mr. Brooke: - To appoint him a peremptory Day, to come to the House, to offer him the Oaths ; which if he will not take, to discard him, and so make it exemplary. - Can be no Warrant granted, unless it be certified, he be incurably sick.
L. 2. An Act against secret Offices : - Committed to Sir Edw. Cooke, Attorney Wards, Mr. Recorder, Mr. Glanvyle. Mr. Lentall, Mr. Bowier, Mr. Drake, Mr. Cage, Mr. Tho. Fanshaw, Mr. Taylor, Mr. Weare, Mr. Sherfeild, Mr. Fanshaw, Sir Guy Palmes, Mr. Brooke, Mr. Whitfeild, Mr. Carvill, Serjeant Diggs, Mr. Whistler, Mr. Ducke, Sir Eubele Theloall, Sir Peter Mutton, Mr. Rainscroft: - Court of Wards, Wednesday, Two a Clock.
King's Answer to Address.
Mr. Recorder reports from the King, his Answer to our Advice. - They attended the King on Friday last, at Theobalds, Afternoon; where they had ready Access to his Majesty. The Archbishop, according to his known Gravity, in Name of both Houses, according to his Direction in Paper, present our humble Advice to him. that both Treaties may not any longer be continued. Those other Reasons of ours, with an Addition to the fifth Reason, were neither pressed, nor pursued. - Asked no further Enlargement of our Reasons, but made a present Answer; which now the Subcommittees of both Houses have agreed upon, and set down in Writing. - Our King a Prerogative appropriated to him above all Kings in the World ; Excellency of Wisdom and Speech. Mr. Recorder read the Answer : After, read again. Sir Jo. Elliot: - Since our Return from Theobalds, many strange Reports concerning their Reception. - To have some Time, to take Copies; and then to deliberate, and advise.
L. 2. An Act against Usury: - Committed to Mr. Comptroller, Sir Guy Palmes, Sir Hen. Poole, Mr. Mallory, Mr. Alford, Sir Jervase Clifton, Sir Tho. Jermyn, Mr. Currington, Sir Geo. Manners, Sir Tho. Savyle: All, that will come, to have Voice : - Friday next, Star Chamber, Two a Clock.