House of Commons Journal Volume 1: 12 June 1604 (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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Martis, 12o Junii, 1604

Cloth Trade.

THE Bill for the true Making and Searching of Woollen Cloths: - First Reading.

Throckmorton's Estate.

The Bill for the Enabling of Thomas Throckmorton,Esquire, to make Sale of certain Lands, for Payment of his Debts, brought in by Mr. Fra. Moore, from the Committee, with Amendments; which were twice read, and allowed.

Married Men in Colleges.

The Bill prohibiting the Resiance of married Men, with their Wives and Families, in Colleges, and Halls, of the Universities of Cambridge and Oxford: - The first Reading.

Attorneys &c.

The Bill concerning Attorneys, and Clerks, in the Courts of the King's Bench and Common Pleas: - First Reading.

Spices, &c.

The Bill for the Resuming, and Taking into the King's Majesty's Hands, of the Office of Garbler of Spices, Drugs, Gums, and other Wares and Merchandizes, to be garbled within the City of London, or elsewhere, within the Realm of England: - First Reading, and rejected.

Innovations in the Church.

The Bill for the Suppressing of Innovations within theChurch of England: - Second Reading, and, upon the Question, rejected.

Tonage and Poundage.

The Bill of Subsidy of Tonage and Poundage: - The third Reading; and divers Provisoes, and Alterations, moved; and thereupon re-committed to the former Committees.

Mr. Noye, contra; Mr. Solicitor, pro; Mr. James, contra; Sir Tho. Ridgeway, Sir Tho. Hobby. -

A Proviso offered by Mr. Lawton, for Chester.

Mr. Glasier moveth, to have Time for shewing the Charter.

This Bill re-committed to the former Committees. Mr. Noye added to the Committees.

Scandalous Ministers.

The Bill against scandalous and unworthy Ministers: - Second Reading, and committed to Sir Geo. St. Poll, Sir H. Nevill, Mr. Duncombe, Sir Geo. Moore, Mr. Nath. Bacon, Sir Wm. Wray, Sir Rob. Oxenbridge, Sir Rob. Wingfield, Sir Wm. Strowd, Mr. Stepney, Mr. D. James, Sir Nich. Saunders, Mr. Eure, Sir Herbert Crofts, Sir Edw. Lewknor, Sir Timothy Whyttingham, Sir Jo. Thynne, Mr. Wyseman, Mr. Solicitor, Sir Fr. Barrington, Sir Fr. Hastings, Sir Edw. Mountague, Sir John Bennett, Sir Vincent Skynner, Sir Walter Cope, Sir Jo. Bennett, Mr. Winch, Mr. Moore, Mr. Crewe, Mr. Hyde, Sir Jo. Hollice: - Tomorrow, Temple Hall.

D. of Somerset's Estate.

The Bill for the Establishment of divers Manors and Lands of Edw. late Duke of Somersett, being offered to be put to the Question for Commitment, by Mr. Speaker; Sir Edw. Stafford moved, that Friends might treat, and Mr. Seymor might seek my Lord. - That Words the Cause.

Mr. Kyrton moved, that Mr. Seymor might go forth of the House: which he did, by Order of the House.

Moved also, that all my Lord of Hartford's Officers might go forth: But winked at.

Sir Rob. Mansfield presseth the Commitment, and urgeth the Reasons of the Bill; and for the Commitment.

Sir Maurice Berkley, for the Commitment.

Mr. Moore, for a Commitment.

Sir Jo. Hollice, against the Commitment, for Amity Sake; because Things brought in Question breaketh Amity, having chosen a third Judge.

Mr. Hyde -

The Bill committed - the Privy Council, the Serjeants at Law, Sir Maurice Berkley, Mr. Solicitor, Sir Fr. Bacon, Sir Antho. Rowse, Sir Wm. Strowd, Sir Jonathan Trelawny, Sir Tho. Ridgeway, Sir Jo. Thynne, Sir H. Nevill, Sir Geo. Moore, Sir Wm. Cook, Mr. Moore, Sir H. Mountague, Mr. Fuller, Mr. Hyde, Mr. Hoskins, Sir Jo. Hollice, Sir H. Beamount, Sir Rob. Oxenbridge, Mr. Martin, Sir Rob. Mansfield, Mr. Crewe, Mr. Kyrtons, Sir Nich. Saunders, Sir Edw. Stafford, Sir Edw. Grevill, Sir Roger Aston, Sir Tho. Holcroft, Sir Oliver St. John, Mr. Matthewe, Mr. Jo. Heale, Mr. Yelverton, Sir Jo. Savill, Sir Rob. Wingfield, Sir Jerome Horsey: - Monday Afternoon, Chequer Chamber.

Soldiers Relief.

The Motion of the Soldiers, for Relief, moved by Mr. Speaker.

Sir Oliver St. John, - touching a Motion at the Committee, for 20,000 l. - May easily be avoided in Precedent hereafter.

Sir Herbert Crofts -


Skinners: Usury: - Committees to Sir Edwyn Sandys.

Earl of Marre: - Committees to Mr. Parkinson.

Bills from Lords.

Mr. D. Carewe and Mr. D. Stanhope bring from the Lords Two Bills :

Transportation of Iron Ordnance, &c.

The Bill for the Sale of certain Lands of Sir Tho. Rowse, with Amendments. -

Soldiers Relief.

Manners of Relief:

Alehouses: Increase of Subsidy: Subsidy of Lawyers: The House to contribute.

Committee for Soldiers, - on Saturday, the same Place.


This Afternoon, Continuance of Statutes.

Leave of Absence.

Henry Hall Esquire, Burgess for the Town of Stanford, is licensed to depart, and dispensed withal, for his Attendance upon the Service of the House, and commanded to return again within 20 Days.