House of Commons Journal Volume 1: 11 March 1607 (2nd scribe)

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

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Mercurii, 11 Die Martii, 1606

Leave of Absence.

SIR Wm. Cook, upon the Motion of Mr. Speaker, for many his urgent and important Occasions, is licensed to depart.

Inmates, &c.

2. Reading: - B. Touching Inmates and Undersitters, &c.

Mr. Gawyn : - A Lye and a Sin in the Bill. If this Woe went only to them, that preferred them, he would be content; but the Curse is upon any -

That we may come to the Word Venite, let us say to this Bill, and all others of that kind, Ite.

.. Bond: - Syllog. Where the most Employment, there Inmates to be maintained : But this City - Ergo -

Mr. Fuller, - for the Bill with many Reasons. - Important for the Good of the Bill. -

Conference deferred.

Sir John Crook and Mr. D. Stanhope bring a Message from the Lords : That the Lords have entered into Consideration of those Points, delivered by the Gentlemen of this House : - So many, and so weighty, that they have been not yet reported. They have been induced to move for a longer Time for the Conference, this being the Day of Conference. They could have inclined, that Friday should have been the Day, but that Day they are to attend about great Service (Subsidy) therefore they desire it upon Saturday.

Call of the House.

Agreed, Saturday for the Conference; and the Calling of the House put off till Monday. -

Inmates, &c.

Mr. Prowse, - against the Bill of Inmates ; and desireth that the City will be Suitors to the King, that the Term may be kept in the West Country; and then they take Discommodities with it.

Mr. Overbury: - The Bill uncharitable, and unjust.

Upon the Question for the Commitment, the House divided. The Yea, being gone out, came in again, and yielded, being much different in Number.

The Bill, upon the Question, rejected.

Leave of Absence.

Sir Rob. Drury, upon Motion, by Mr. Speaker, of his Wife and Daughter's Sickness, is licensed to depart.

Holdich's Relief.

1. Reading : - B. For the Relief of John Holdich, Gentleman, disinherited by the extraordinary Amending of a Fine.

Iron Mills, &c.

2. Reading: - B. Touching Iron Mills near the City of London, and for the Preservation of Woods in special Places, secondly read, and committed - the Lord Buckhurst, Sir Fr. Vane, Sir Rob. Oxenbridge, Sir Ed. Hales, the Barons of the Cinque Ports, Mr. Hare, Sir John Boys, Sir John Dormer, Sir Geo. Moore, the Knights and Burgesses of Kent and Sussex, Mr. Serjeant Shirley, Sir Rob. Wingfield, Mr. Duncombe, Sir Fr. Goodwyn, Sir Jerome Horsey, Sir Tho. Darrell, Mr. Noy, Mr. Fuller, Sir John Parker, Sir Edw. Mountague, Sir Nath. Bacon, Mr. Tooker, Mr. Benson, Mr. Alford, Mr. Hare: - This Afternoon, Court of Wards.


Sir Henry Nevill: - That the Committees, touching the Points of Conference, may assemble this Afternoon, which the House agreed unto. - That they might now begin, and warn the rest.

Mr. Speaker: - That they might meet in the Morning, and so begin : Which was agreed; and other private Committees to meet this Afternoon: As, Warren and Waller ; Clothing; Tenterden.