House of Commons Journal Volume 1: 23 June 1604 (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, 23 die Junii, 1604

King's Houshold.

THE Bill for the Assignment of several Sums of Money, for the Defraying of the Charges of the King's most honourable Houshold: - Third Reading, and passed, upon the Question.


The Bill for Apparel, called for again, and much disputed.

Sir Rob. Mansfield, Sir Fr. Hastings, Mr. Toby Matthewe, Mr. Johnson, Sir Rob. Wingfield, Mr. Solicitor -

Speaking in adjourned Debates.

If a Bill be continued in Speech from Day to Day, a Man may not speak twice to the Matter of the Bill.

- Agreed, for Order. -


The Bill, upon the Question passed, only upon this Reason; that it repealeth all former Laws touching Apparel.

Norwich, &c. Ministers.

The Bill for the better Relieving of Preachers and Ministers within the Cities of Norwich and Glocester: - First Reading.


The Bill for Explanation, and more due Execution, of the Decree, made by virtue of an Act, the 37 H. VIII. for Tythes in London : - Second Reading, and rejected, upon the Question.


In the Bill of Printers, Counsel on both Sides to be heard on Monday.

Cloth Trade.

The Bill concerning the Lengths of Woollen Cloths, and Kerseys, &c. and the Forfeiture due unto the King's Majesty, rising thereupon: - The second Reading, and, upon the Question, rejected.


Wharfingers Bill delivered to Mr. Fanshaw.

Obedience of the Subject.

Bill to retain the King's Majesty's Subjects in their due Obedience, delivered to Sir Fr. Hastings.


Bill of Attorneys delivered to Mr. Parkinson.

Navigable Rivers.

The Bill for the abating, and to restrain, the new Erection of all Weres, Kyddells, Stanks, and other Obstructions, in great and navigable Rivers : - Second Reading, and. -

Mr. Johnson, contra. - A fox-faced Bill.

Mr. Askwith: - A Proviso for York, and the Anstye.

Mr. Hoskins, pro; Sir Francis Hastings, contra.

Mr. Solicitor, - against the Manner of Penning of the Bill. -

Sir John Savill, Sir John Harper, Mr. Johnson, Mr. Hoskins, Sir Jo. Hungerford, Sir Fr. Hastings, Sir Edw. Hobby, Sir Carey Rawley, Mr. Askwith, Sir Geo. St. Poll, Sir Wm. Wray, Sir Wm. Burlacy, Sir Oliver St. John, Sir Edw. Stafford, Sir Geo. Vane, Sir Tho. Beamount, Sir Jo. Hollice, Sir Rich. Lovelace, Mr. Bond, Sir Jo. Thynne, Mr. Pettus, Sir Herbert Crofts, Sir Rob. Oxenbridge, Mr. Clifford, Sir Michael Stanhope, Mr. James, Sir Jo. Boys, Sir Wm. Knyveton, Sir Jo. Smyth, Sir Tho. Dallyson, Sir Jo. Peyton, Mr. Martin, Mr. Puliston, Sir Tho. Holcroft, Sir Rich. Bulkley, Sir Rob. Needham, Mr. Brook, Mr. Yaxley, Mr. Tate, Sir Tho. Freak, Sir Rob. Wingfield, Sir Ro. Litton, Sir Percyvall Willoughby, Sir Fr. Barrington, Mr. Staughton, Mr. Fra. Moore, Mr. Overberry, Sir H. Billingsley, Sir H. Witherington, Sir Henry Poole, Sir Jo. Trevor, Sir Hugh Glasier: - Tuesday, Chequer Chamber,