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, 16 Martii
L. 2. An Act for the Sale of the Lands of Thomas Cope, the Father, and Thomas Cope, the Son: - Committed to Sir Edw. Cooke, Mr. Glandvyle, Sir Tho. Grantham, Sir Fra. Barnam, Sir Bab. Hicks, Sir Tho. Denton, Mr. Banks, Mr. Winckfeild, Sir Clem. Throckmorton, Sir Wal. Devorex, Lord Wrethley, Sir Ar. Ingram, Sir Hen. Poole, Sir Will. Massam, Mr. Spencer, Sir Will. Cope, Mr. Recorder, Sir Char. Mountacute, Sir Rob. Pye, Knights and Burgesses of Staffordshire: - Saturday, Two a Clock, Court of Wards.
L. 2. An Act for the Establishing of some Manors and Lands, in the several Counties of Cornewall, Devon, and Dorsett, unto John Mohun Esquire, Son and Heir apparent of Sir Reinold Mohun, Knight and Baronet: - Committed to Sir Rob. Pye, Sir Geo. Chudleigh, Sir Geo. Horsey, Knights, Burgesses Devon, Cornewall, Sir Wal. Earle, Mr. Trenchard, Sir Will. Spring: - Wednesday next, Two a Clock, Court of Wards.
Cambridgeshire Election - Punishing under-sheriff.
Mr. Glanvyle .- - Ordered Yesterday, that the Under-Sheriff of Cambridgeshire should be heard this Morning. Two Witnesses testified, that the Sheriff confessed after Eleven Clock, had made no Election. Proved, that the Poll was seasonably demanded, and yet denied. Proved also that he had Dependence on Sir Edw. Peyton.
One of the Witnesses brought in, Henry Pecke. - Was at the Election. Sheriff was pressed to go to the Poll. The Sheriff, between Ten or Eleven Clock, pronounced Sir Edw. Peyton and Sir Simeon Steward Knights of the Shire.
Francis Haslop, another Witness, affirmed that some of Sir John Cuts' Company pulled the Sheriff's Cloak off his Back, and pulled him very violently, when he was going to the Poll. This between Nine and Ten Clock. - One, that dwells under Sir Jo. Cuts, would have come up to testify as much, but that he is afraid of Sir Jo. Cuts. - Hath no Dependence upon any Man.