Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 1, 1547-1629. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Saturni, 9o Die Maii, 1604
The Bill against Usury, secondly read, and committed to Sir Edwyn Sandys, Sir Geo. Moore, Sir H. Billingsley, Mr. Edw. Francis, Sir Tho. Freake, Mr. Yelverton, Sir John Williams, Sir Jo. Heigham. Sir Rob. Oxenbridge, Mr. Gowre, Mr. Law. Hyde, Mr. Wynch, Mr. Moore, Sir Fr. Barrington, Sir Edw. Stafford, Mr. Johnson, Mr. Martin, Sir Rob. Wroth, Sir Geo. Fleetwood, Mr. Pettus, Sir Charles Cornwallys, D. James, Sir John Scott, Mr. Fuller, Sir Jo. Thynne, Mr. Wyseman, Mr. Wymark, Mr. Tey: - Tuesday, Chequer Chamber.
Simpson to be brought in
Devon, &c. Fishing.
Sir Edw. Mountague bringeth in, from the Committee, the Bill for the Redressing of certain Inconveniences in the Statute of 21 H. VIII, cap. 13. intituled, An Act against Pluralities of Benefices; for taking of Farms by spiritual Men, and for Residence; the Title altered, viz. A Bill against Pluralities of Benefices with Cure : - Ordered to be ingrossed, upon the Question.
Purchases by Clergymen.
The Bill for the better Execution of the Intent and Meaning of former Statutes, made against Shooting in Guns, and for the Preservation of the Game of Phesants and Partridges, and against the Destroying of Hares with Hare-pipes, and tracing Hares in the Snow : - The third Reading, and passed, upon the Question.
The Bill for the Confirmation of the Charter of the Hospital of Brydewell: - Second Reading, and committed - Sir Rob. Wroth, Sir Jo. Hollice, Sir H. Nevill, Mr. Wymark, Mr. Martin, Sir Edw Hobby, Sir Edw. Grevill, Sir Geo. Villiers, Sir Walter Cope, Sir Vincent Skynner, Sir Antho. Rowse, Sir Edw. Tyrrell, Sir Toby Matthewe, Mr. Fuller, Sir Arth. Atye, Sir Oliver St. John, Sir Edm. Bowyer, Sir Herbert Crofts, Sir Fr. Bacon, Burgesses and Knights of London, Sir Henry Mountague, Sir Henry Goodyeare, Sir Edm. Sheffield, Sir Fr. Vane, Sir Nich. Saunders, Sir Wm. Strowd, Sir Jerome Horsey, Sir Jo. Heigham, Sir Jo. Thynne, Sir Roger Aston, Sir Geo. Mannors, Mr. Hyde, Mr. Moore, Mr. Antropos, Sir H. Compton: - Wednesday, Temple Hall.