House of Commons Journal Volume 1: 09 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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Martis, 9 Martii

Charter House.

L. 1a. AN Act for Confirmation of the Foundation of the Hospital of King James, founded in Charter House, in the County of Middlesex, at the humble Petition, and only Costs and Charges of Thomas Sutton Esquire, and of the Possessions thereof.

Wadham College.

L. 2. An Act for Confirmation of Wadham College in Oxford, and the Possessions thereof; - Committed to Doctor Googe, Sir Rob. Philips, Sir Hen. Poole, Sir Will. Strode, Sir Rob. Hatton, Mr. Drake, Sir Jo. Strangewaies, Mr. Whistler, Sir Will. Massam, Sir Jo. Elliott, Doctor Zouch, Doctor Ducke, Sir Tho. Estcourt, Sir Guy Palmes, Sir Walter Earle, Sir Rob. Harlo, Mr. Wainsford, Sir Tho. Morgan: - To-morrow, Two a Clock, Court of Wards.

Magdalene College.

L. 2. An Act for the Reversing and Making void a Decree, made in the Chancery, and of all Orders and Injunctions thereupon had and made, against the Master and Fellows of Magdalene College in Cambridge: -

Committed .. Mr. Treasurer, Sir Charles Mountacue, Mr. Pym, Sir Jo. Elliot, Mr. Nevill, Sir Tho. Cheeke, Mr. Brooke, Mr. Glanvyle, Sir Rob. Philips, Mr. Taylor, Sir Wal. Earle, Mr. Boswell, Mr. Recorder, Sir Rob. Hatton, Sir Will. Strode, Mr. Weare, Mr. Herbert; Mr. Myn, Sir Edw. Gyles, Attorney Wards, Sir Dud. Digs, Sir Geo. Goring, Chancellor Duchy: - Friday, Exchequer Court.


L. 2. - Cheeke - Committed to Sir Fra. Barrington, Sir Gil. Gerrard, Sir Will. Herbert, Sir Miles Fleetwood, Sir Fra. Barnam, Mr. Recorder, Sir Rob. Harlo, Mr. Brooke, Sir Rob. Cooke.

Duchy of Cornewall.

L. 2. An Act to enable the most excellent Prince Charles to make Leases of Lands, Parcel of his Highness' Duchy of Cornewall ;- Committed to Mr. Treasurer, Sir Edw. Cooke, Sir Hen. Fane, Sir Fra. Cottington, Sir Tho. Trevor, Sir Jo. Scudamore, Sir Edw. Verney, Sir Edw. Howard, Sir Rob. Harlo, Mr. Clare, Attorney Wards, Sir Tho. Jermin, Mr. Recorder, Mr. Glandvyle, Sir Rich. Vaughan, Sir Fra. Crane, Mr. Chichester, Sir Oliver Cromwell, Sir Jo. Hubbard, Knights, Burgesses of Cornewall and Devon : - To-morrow, Two a Clock, Exchequer Chamber.


L. 2. Magna Charta. - Committed to Mr. Treasurer, Sir Edw. Cooke, Sir Will. Fleetwood, Mr. Currington, Sir Geo. Moore, Mr. Alford, Sir Edw. Gyles, Sir Gil. Jerrard, Mr. Brooke, Mr. Drake, Sir Hen. Poole, Sir Geo. Manners, Sir Pet. Hayman: - All, that will come, to have Voice; Star-chamber, To-morrow, Two a Clock.

Members sent for.

The Serjeant to send his Man presently for Sir Tho. Gerrard.


Mr. Glandvyle reports the Bill of Monopolies. - 18 or 20 Alterations in it. - The Amendments twice read. - Re-committed:- - Presently, in the Committee Chamber.

Member absconded.

Serjeant says that he hath sent his Man to Sir Tho. Gerrard his Lodging: They say there, he hath changed his Lodging, and know not where he lies.

Ordered, That the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, shall, this Afternoon, find out and attach the Body of Sir Thomas Gerrard, to be here To-morrow Morning.

Inferior Courts.

L. 2. An Act for Avoiding of vexatious Delays, caused by removing Actions and Suits out of inferior Courts: - Committed to Sir Edw. Cooke, Sir Jo. Savyle, Mr. Banks, Mr. Sherland, Mr. Carvyle, Mr. Wainsford, Sir Tho. Savyle, Attorney Duchy, Sir James Perrot, Sir Peter Ridan, Sir Hen. Fane, Sir Guy Palmes, Mr. Taylor, Sir Ar. Ingram, Knights, Burgesses Durham, Lancaster, Chester, Barons Ports, Sir Tho. Hobby, Sir Will. Strode, Sir H. Anderson, Mr. Fetherston, Sir Rich. Wyn, Sir Jo. Stradling: - Friday,Two a Clock, Exchequer Chamber.

Process, &c.

L. 2. An Act to prevent and punish the Abuses in procuring Process, and Supersedeas, for the Peace. -

The House divided, upon the Question of the Commitment :

Sir Geo. Moore, Sir Edwin Sandys, for the Yea :

Sir Char. Mountacue, Sir Hen. Poole, for the Noe:

For the Yea, 155. Noe, 128. -

Bill committed .. Sir Edw. Coke, Mr. Glandvyle, Sir Tho. Estcourt, Sir Walter Earle, Sir Rob. Philips, Sir Hen. Poole, Mr. Whitby, Sir Rob. Harlo, Chancellor Duchy, Sir Geo. Moore, Sir Ar. Ingram, Sir Fra. Barrington, Sir Hen. Williams, Sir Jo. Savyle, Mr. Coke, Sir Fra. Fane, Sir Geo. Manners, Sir Pet. Hayman, Mr. Syms, Sir James Perrot, Sir Tho. Walmesley, Sir Fra. Drake, Mr. Brooke: - Thursday, Court of Wards. Two a Clock.


Ordered, That the Committee for Trade shall sit every Tuesday, in the House.


Mr. Glandvile reports the Bill of Monopolies, which was re-committed. - Some little Alteration: - Which were read; and ordered to be ingrossed speedily.


Sir Rob. Philips, - in behalf of Sir Tho. Thinne, who hath a Trial, - To have Letters, to make Stay of it. - Ordered. -

Welch Cottons.

Welch Cottons, to be prepared.