House of Commons Journal Volume 1: 24 March 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, 24 Martii, 1603

Discontinued Borough.

THE Certificate, touching Botlie, in the County of Southampton, a discontinued Borough, referred to the Committees for Returns and Privileges.

Writs of Error.

First Reading: - An Act to take away Writs of Error in certain Cases.


First Reading : - An Act concerning Apparel.

Mr. Wyseman, Mr. Winch, Mr. Hyde, Sir Robert Wroth, Sir Geo. Carewe, Sir Geo. Moore, did all speak, pro et contra, in this foresaid Bill touching Apparel.

Upon the Division of the House, the foresaid Bill rejected.

With the Noe, 75. With the Yea, 125,


A Committee, at every Parliament, for Repeal, Continuance, and Reviving.

A Committee, for Appeal, &c. of Statutes : Sir Edward Hobby, Sir Tho. Ridgeway, Mr. Lawrence Hyde, Sir James Lee, Mr. William Wyseman, Mr. Recorder of London, Sir Robert Wroth, Sir Geo. Carewe, Sir Tho. Flemming, Sir Geo. Moore, Sir Robert Wingfield, Sir Fr. Bacon, Sir Edw. Mountague, Mr. Winch, Sir Henry Nevill, Sir Henry Poole, Sir William Stroud, D. James, Mr. Francis Moore, Sir Edw. Lewknor, Mr. Robert Hitcham, the Queen's Attorney, Sir Tho. Lake, Sir Tho. Beamount, all the Serjeants at Law, Mr. Martin, Mr. Fuller, . . Rich. Brock, Sir Wm. Liggon, Sir Robert Oxenbridge, Sir Antho. Rouse, Sir Fr. Barrington, Sir Geo. Cotton, Sir Jo. Heigham, Sir Rob. Needham, Sir Geo. St. Poole, Sir Wm. Wray, Sir John Boys, Mr. Matt. Hadds : - To meet on Thursday next, in the Afternoon, in the Middle Temple Hall, at Two a Clock.

Statutes ending by her Majesty's Death.

Such Statutes to be brought into this House, by Bill.


The Pages complained, who had abused a Member of the House. A Cloak torn, and taken, and violently kept by a Tapster in Westminster ; who was brought in.

A Vintner and his Man; William Carter, Bryan Ashton. -

A Cloak brought by Six of the Pages, to this Bryan Ashton; and a Cloak was left by him that ought it. The Tapster forced him to leave it for a Reckoning, which they were to pay.

Rich. Brook ought the Cloak, a young Youth.

The Boy to have his Cloak again, and all the other Circumstances to be referred to the Committees; but the Offender to be kept by the Serjeant, and brought to the Committees on Monday.

The Party discharged, upon the Committee, without further Report.


No Speech, after the Question propounded.