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, 18o die Junii, 1604
THE Bill for Relief of Parsons and Vicars, having Cure of Souls : - First Reading.
The Bill for the better Discovering of Simony: - Second Reading, and committed - Mr. Wyseman, Sir Edw. Lewknor, Sir Jo. Speccott, Sir Rob. Wroth, Sir Rob. Wingfield, Sir Herbert Crofts, Mr. Yelverton, Mr. Holt, D. James, Sir Edw. Mountague, Mr. Winch, Sir Edw. Hext, Sir H. Beamount, Sir Jo. Savill, Sir Tho. Freak, Sir Arthure Atye, Mr. Fuller, Mr. Johnson, Mr. Nath. Bacon, Sir Rob. Stapleton, Sir Fr. Hastings, Sir Jo. Bennett, Mr. Barker, Sir Fr. Eure, Sir Tho. Hobby: - Chequer Chamber, To-morrow.
The Bill for the Relief of Parsons, having Cure of Souls : - Second Reading, and committed to these former Committees.
The Bill for the Disburthening of Clergymen, of such Affairs, as hinder them in their divine Callings and Cures, twice read, and committed to the same Committees.
The Bill for the true Making and Searching of Woollen Cloths : - Second Reading, and committed to the former Committees for Clothing. Sir Tho. Hobby added.
The Lord Buckhurst added to the Committee for Deer and Conies. Bill, and Committees, delivered to Sir Edw. Tyrrell.
Mr. Bartlett, in forma pauperis assigned by Mr. Speaker for Grys; and Mr. Richison for Cottrell; Counsel at the Bar. -
Re-committed to the former Committees : - Wednesday, Chequer Chamber.
Mr. Fra. Moore bringeth in, from the Committee, the Bill of Continuance of Statutes, with such Amendments and Provisoes, as were the last Day committed unto him.
To the Law for the true Making and Working of Woollen Cloths, a Proviso, for Welsh Cottons, to be added.
A Proviso offered by Sir Fr. Hastings, for Imitation of Clothing in several Counties : - For Somersetshire.
This Proviso to remain dead till the next Session.
A Proviso for Dover Haven, offered. Many Speeches used, touching the Penning of the Proviso. -
Sir Tho. Waller, Sir Rob. Mansfield, Sir Wm. Stroud, Mr. Brook, Sir Jo. Hollice.
Committed, to be presently amended.
Tonage and Poundage.
Sir Jo. Crook, Sir Edw. Stanhope, and Mr. D. Hone: -
The Lords received a Bill, touching Tonage and Poundage, which requireth Amendments: - That it did not proceed from any Slackness, or Coldness, in this House: but that, they think, it is meant to be as ample and beneficial : Therefore they desire a Conference; Thirty, their Number; the Time, To-morrow; the Place, Camera Picta.
To sit this Afternoon, for the Reading of the Bill of Assignments for the Charge of the King's Houshold.
Multiplicity of Leases, and Committees, - to Sir Tho. Hobby.
Painters Bill and Committees, - to Mr. Jones.
Mr. Seymor's Bill, &c. - to Sir Maurice Berkley.
Unlawful Hunting of Deer and Conies, - to Sir Edw. Tyrrell.
Leave of Ab.
Sir Anth. Rowse, Knight for Cornwall,licensed to depart.
Lunae, 18o die Junii - post Meridiem
THE Bill for the Assignment of certain Sums of Money, for the Defraying of the Charges of the King's most honourable Houshold, twice read, and committed to the former Committees; with Adding of these: Mr. Fanshawe, Sir Philip Kighley ; Sir Wm. Jephson, Sir Edw. Tyrrell, Sir Edw. Lewknor, Sir Jo. Heigham, Mr. Cole, Mr. Doylie, Mr. Fra. Moore, Mr. Bacchus, Sir Tho. Horsman, Mr. Puliston, Sir Vincent Skynner, Sir Henry Jenkins, Mr. Prowse, Mr. Noye: - Wednesday, Inner Temple Hall.
The Bill for the Naturalizing of Sir John Kenneddy, Knight: - First Reading.
The Bill against Transportation of Money : - First Reading.