House of Commons Journal Volume 1: 13 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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Veneris, 13o Die Martii, 1606

Ramsden's Nat.

RAMSDEN - reported by Mr. Peak: Upon the Question, to be ingrossed.

Desmaistres' Nat.

Desmaistres - reported by Mr. Brock: To be ingrossed, upon the Question.


Hereford Bill, - Tuesday in the Afternoon. Knights and Burgesses of Salop, Glocester, Worcester, Monmouth, and of the City of Bristowe, added to the Committee.


2. Reading: - B. For Repealing of a Clause in the Act, made primo Jacobi, for Watermen. -

Mr. Rosse of Counsel against the Bill of Watermen : Mr. Hitchcock for it.

Mr. Rosse proceedeth in Defence of the Law in being.

He that is against the Bill, by Order, to speak first; and Mr. Rosse did begin. -

Committed to Sir Jerome Bowes, Sir Roger Owen, Sir Fr. Popham, Mr. Noy, Sir Tho. Lowe, Sir Tho. Knevett, Mr. Fuller, Sir Hugh Beeston, Sir Mich. Hicks, Mr. Hare, Mr. Brook, Sir John Bennett,Knights and Burgesses of Sussex and Surrey, Mr. Brock, Mr. Crewe, Mr. Staughton, Sir Geo. Moore, Burgesses of Port Towns, Mr. Pembridge, Sir Valentyne Knightley, Mr. Pettus, Sir Fr. Vane, Mr. Forsett, Sir Wm. Smyth, Mr. Percyvall, Mr. Yelverton, Mr. Bond, Sir Edm. Bowyer, Sir Nath. Bacon, Sir Fr. Knolles, Mr. Wymark : - Wednesday, Court of Wards.

Reporting Conference.

Mr. Holt excuseth himself for reporting the Conference of the first Day.

Quae nos cunq; premunt, alieno imponere tergo, not strange.

He named Mr. Brooks, Mr. Martin, fit to report.

Mr. Brooks affirmed, that he saw him have Tables, saw him write diligently, attend there all the Day; therefore laid it upon him; and the House continued their Purpose.