House of Commons Journal Volume 1: 15 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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Lunae, 15 Martii

Gooteland Manor.

L. 2. AN Act for securing of the Manor of Gooteland: - Committed to Sir Jo. Savyle, Sir Tho. Hoby, Mr. Wainsford, Knights, Burgesses Yorkeshire, Sir Tho. Savyle, Sir Tho. Trevor, Mr. Shervyle, Sir Tho. Estcourt, Sir Geo. Dalston, Sir Jo. Walter, Sir Hen. Poole, Secretary Cottington, Sir Jerv. Clifton: - Thursday, Two Clock, Court of Wards.


Sir Geo. Moore: - To have a Bill for Arms prepared.

Welch Cloths, &c.

L. 1. An Act for free Trade and Traffique of Welch Cloths, Cottons, Frizes, Linings, and Playnes, in and through the Kingdom of England, and Dominion of Wales.

Courts of Equity.

L. 1. An Act for the Reversing, Altering, or Correcting, of erroneous Judgments, Decrees, or Orders, in Courts of Equity ; and for better Preventing of the like in Time to come.


Bills concerning the Chancery, to be looked up.


Sir Hen. Spiller, Sir Edw. Cooke, Sir Hen. Poole, Sir Wal. Pye, Sir Jo. Walter, Sir Fran. Barrington, Mr. Alford, Mr. Recorder, Sir Jo. Savyle, Sir Natha. Rich. Mr. Glandvyle, Mr. Solicitor, Sir Fra. Seymour, Sir Tho. Hoby, Mr. Lowther, Sir Clem. Throckmorton, Mr. Brooke : These are to take the Two Bills of Elections, and to draw them into One Bill.


L. 1a. An Act against scandalous and unworthy Ministers.

Return to be amended.

Resolved, That the Return of Charles Maynard, instead of John Maynard, shall be sent down to the Bailiff of the Town, to be mended; and not to be amended by the Clerk of the Crown.


A Message from the Lords, by Justice Winch and Serjeant Davies: -

The Lords desire a Conference, of a Committee of our House, with their Lordships, presently, in the Painted Chamber, to agree upon a Report to be made to both Houses; and the rather because some Things in the King's Speech are mistaken, the King hath given Power to the Prince his Highness to explain.

Answer: This House will presently give a Meeting, as is desired.

The Names of our Committee of 48, read ; and sent up to the Lords. Mr. Solicitor to make the Report.

Inferior Courts.

Mr. Whitfeild reports the Bill of removing Suits out of inferior Courts. The Amendments twice read.

The Bill re-committed to the former Committees : - Mr. Clarke, Mr. Lenthall, Mr. Wild, Mr. Whistler, Sir Tho. Bellosis, Mr. Wentworth, Mr. Sanders, Sir Jo. Walter, Attorney Wards, Sir Pet. Ridan : - Five Clock, Temple Hall.

Ingrey's Petition.

A Petition from Edward Ingrey Under Sheriff of Cambridgeshire, read.

Ingrossed Bills.

Business to be heard To-morrow, at Eight a Clock; and then the ingrossed Bills to be put to the Question of Passage.

Ministers Leases.

L. 1. An Act to make Ministers, and other spiritual Persons, capable of Leases of Land, for the Behoof of their Wives and Children.


L. 2. An Act for the freer Liberty of fishing, and Fishing Voyages: - Committed to Sir Edw. Cooke, Mr. Wainsford, Mr. Brooke, Sir Tho. Midleton, Mr. Myn, Mr. Neale, Mr. Shervyle, Mr. Bateman, Sir Geo. Chudleigh, Mr. Ducke, Sir Edw. Pitt, Sir Bab. Hicks, Attorney Wards, Mr. Sherwood, Sir Ar. Ingram, Sir Jo. Strangewayes, all the Burgesses of Haven Towns, Mr. Lenthall, Mr. Cooke, Sir Pet. Mutton, Sir Edw. Gyles, Sir Tho. Hoby, Sir Geo. Horsey; - Wednesday, Court of Wards, Two a Clock.

Michaelmas Term.

L. 2. An Act for the Abbreviation of Michaelmas Term : - Committed to Sir Edw. Cooke, Mr. Fanshaw, Mr. Cage, Mr. Cholmely, all the Lawyers of the House: - Thursday, Temple Hall, Two a Clock.

Relief of Creditors.

L. 1. An Act for Relief of Creditors against, such Persons as die in Execution.

Salmon, &c.

L. 1. An Act for Preservation of Salmon, and Trout, and Peales, in all the Rivers of this Realm.

Wadham College.

L. 3. An Act for the Confirmation of Wadham College in Oxford, and the Possessions thereof: - Upon Question, passed for a Law.