House of Commons Journal Volume 1: 22 November 1606 (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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Saturni, 22o Die Novembris, 1606

Members in King's Service.

SIR Geo. Moore reporteth the several Cases, committed to the Committee. -

New Members to be chosen, in the Place of Sir Humfrey Winch, Sir Oliver St. John, Sir Tho. Ridgeway, -

6 Eliz. Mr. Onslowe, Solicitor, called into the Upper . . chosen Speaker. -

Mr. Jeffreyes called to Service here. - Many Precedents for the Solicitor, and King's Serjeant, none for the Attorney.

Several Questions to be made of every particular Case.

Sir James Lee, Chief Justice of Ireland.


Quest. - A new Warrant for Sir Humfrey Winch: - Resolved,

Quest. - Sir Tho. Ridgeway, Sir Oliver St. John: - New Writs for them.

Quest - Sir Charles Cornwallys, Sir Geo. Carewe, Sir Tho. Edmonds, Ambassadors, not to be removed.

Quest. Whether Sir Henry Hobart, Attorney General, shall be recalled.

Upon the Question, the House divided. That Question doubtful.

Sir Herberte Crofts: - That a Question may be made, That it may be left to the Discretion of the House.

Much Difficulty in the Question.

After the Question, Whether a new Choice, or no ; a Question was made. Whether a Question should be made; and, by Voice, over-ruled, that the Matter should rest, and no Question be made of it, - At that Time so understood.

Union with Scotland.

Sir Wm. Morrice moveth, touching the Union of the Name of Great Brittaine; and that his Bill, preferred the last Session, might be preferred.