Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 1, 1547-1629. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Jovis, 14o Die Junii, 1604
SIR Tho. Strickland -
The Bill for Alnage of Stuffs, called Narrow Draperies: First Reading.
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: - Second Reading, and committed - Mr. Solicitor, Mr. Yelverton, Sir Herbert Crofts, Sir Maurice Berkley, Sir Wm. Fleetwood, Sir Tho. Hobby, Mr. Mutton, Mr. Hoskins, Mr. Wiseman, Sir Tho. Denton, Sir Jo. Thynne, Sir Wm. Burlacy, Mr. Hackwell, Sir Edw. Tyrrell. Sir Geo. Fleetwood, Mr. Jones,
Sir Fr. Barrington, Sir Wm. Fleetwood, Burgesses of the Universities, Sir Tho. Freak, Mr. Hyde, Mr. Staughton, Sir Rob. Oxenbridge, Sir Charles Cornwallys, Sir Rob. Wingfield, Mr. Winch. Mr. Bacchus, Mr. Hungerford: - To-morrow, Temple Hall.
The Bill for Explaining of a former Act, made anno 43 Eliz. intituled, An Act for the Enabling of Edward Nevill, of Burling in the County of Kent, and Sir Henry Nevill, his Son and Heir apparent, for the Disposing of certain Copyhold Lands, Parcel of the Manor of Rotherfield in Sussex, and the Manors of Allesley and Filloughley, in the County of Warwick, secondly read, and committed to Mr. Wyseman, Mr. Tate, Sir Herbert Crofts, Sir Tho. Hobby, Mr. Martin, Sir Maurice Berkley, Mr. Yelverton, Sir Fr. Hastings, Sir Rob. Wingfield, Mr. Tho. Fanshawe, all the Serjeants, Sir Jo. Boys, Sir Peter Manwood, Mr. Hadds, Mr. Ravenscroft, Mr. Shelley, Sir Henry Jenkins, Mr. Noye, Sir Tho. Denton, Sir Edm. Ludlowe, Mr. Staughton, Mr. Hoskins, Sir Geo. Moore, Mr. Edward Jones, Sir Edw. Grevill, Mr. Fr. Nevill, Mr. Fuller, Sir Henry Compton, Sir Jo. Thynne, Sir Fr. Barrington: - Wednesday, Temple Hall. Lady Abergany to have Notice. Copyholders to have Notice.
The Bill for the Continuance, and due Observation, of certain Orders for the Exchequer, first set down and established by virtue of a Privy Seal from the late Queen Elizabeth, secondly read, and committed to the former Committees in Exchequer Causes, and in the other Bill, touching the Pleading of the Exchequer: Sir Herbert Crofts, Mr. Tate, Mr. Alford, Sir Edm. Bowyer, Mr. Edw. Jones, Sir Edw. Tyrrell, Sir Vincent Skynner, Sir Charles Cornwallys, added this Day: - This Afternoon, in the Exchequer Chamber.
The Bill for the Assignments of the King's Houshold, at the same Time, and Place to be handled.
Sir Francis Hastings reporteth from the Committee, the Bill for Explanation, and more due Execution, of the Decree, made by virtue of an Act, made 37 H. VIII. for Tythes in London, as mischievous and injurious; and therefore they thought fit to draw a new Bill: And brought in a new Bill, with the same Title; which had a first Heading.
The Bill for the charitable Relief and Ordering of Persons infected with the Plague, returned from the Committee, by Sir Jo. Heigham, with amendment; and, upon the Question, ordered to be ingrossed.
Mr. Overberry bringeth in, from the Committees, the Bill of Restitution of the Littletons, Three Sons, and Three Daughters.
Sir Tho. Cornwall to be heard, with his Counsel, for a Proviso, offered in his behalf.
The Bill for the Naturalizing of John Gordon, Dean of Sarum, brought in by Mr. Overberry, without Alteration.
The Bill for the true Employment of Relief appointed for the Poor. - Third Reading, and, upon the Question, dashed.
Mr. Wyseman, pro; Sir Geo. Moore, Mr. Fra. Moore, contra.
The Bill for Continuance of Statutes, reported from the Committee, by Mr. Moore, with sundry Provisoes, and Alterations; but deferred to be argued, until another Time, or the Provisoes to be read.
Tonage and Poundage,
The Bill for a Subsidy of Tonage and Poundage, with the Proviso for Chester, reported from the Committee, by Mr. Lawton; and the Proviso, being twice formerly read in the House, and now put to the Question, after much Dispute, rejected.
Bills sent to Lords.
Poundage: Tebold: Bankrupts: Fishing in Devon and Cornwall: Lady Kildare: - Sent up by Sir Edw. Stafford.
Tonage and Poundage.
Bill of Poundage, being altered, Sir Maurice Barkley moved, to know, whether that Bill were of Necessity, of Policy, or merely as a Gratuity, Argued, that it was neither of Necessity, nor Policy, but a mere Gratuity: Which might well quell the Rumour of Distaste between the King and the Lower House. - Sir H. Beamount.
Mr. Nath. Bacon, Sir Charles Cornwallys, Sir Tho. Holcroft, Sir Rob. Wingfield, Mr. Hyde, Mr. Yelverton, added to Penning's Committee, upon the Motion of Sir Lewys Lewknor.
Bill of surrounding, re-committed: - Chequer Chamber, Saturday. Sir Tho. Holcroft, Sir Walter Cope, Sir Edw. Grevill, added.