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, 26 Martii, 1604
Liberties of the Subject.
Hissing in the House.
All the Privy Council, being Members of the . . the Lord of Buckhurst, Sir Oliver St. John, Sir Francis Bacon, Sir Geo. Carewe, Vice-Chamberlain to the Queen, Sir Roger Wilbraham, Sir Ro. Scott, Sir Henry Nevill, Sir Jo. Hollice, Sir Edw. Stafford, Sir Valentyne Knightley, Sir Edw. Grevill, Sir Rob. Wroth, Sir Edw. Hobby, Sir Roger Aston, Sir Tho. Walsingham, Sir Tho. Waller, Sir Wm. Burlacye, Sir John Luson, Mr. Allen Percye, Mr. Wyseman, Sir Wm. Loure, Sir Philip Harbert, Sir Robert Napper, Sir Rowland Litton, the Knights of every Shire, Sir Geo. Moore, Sir Robert Stappleton, a Citizen of every City, Sir Rich. Luson, Sir Nich. Saunders, Sir Edw. Grevill, Sir Tho. Denton, Sir Arthure Atye, Sir Lewys Lewknor: A Committee to take into Consideration the divers Merits, Wants, and Miseries of English Captains, having served in the Irish Wars; viz. Officers of the Army, Serjeants, Majors of Regiments, Colonels, Lieutenants of Companies, Constables of Wards; and how they may be relieved: To meet on Friday, at Two a Clock in the Afternoon, in this House of Parliament - Deferred till Friday, 6 Apr. in the same Place.
The Wards alone to be had in Conference. These Committees following, are appointed to confer with the Lords, touching a Petition to be made to his Majesty, for Leave to treat of the Matter of Wardship. 24 to be sent up to the Lords for a Conference : All the Privy Council, Sir Geo. Carewe, Sir Fr. Bacon, Sir Tho. Flemming, Sir Edwyn Sandys, Sir John Hollice, Mr. Fra. Moore, Sir Jerome Bowes, Sir Fr. Hastings, Serjeant
Dodridge, Sir Jo. Scott, Sir Rich. Luson, Sir Edw. Mountague, Serjeant Tanfield, Sir Geo. Moore, Sir Arthure Atye, Sir Robert Wroth, Sir H. Mountague, Sir John Thynne, Mr. Fuller, Sir Henry Nevill, Sir Tho. Lake, Mr. Fr. Clifford, Sir Robert Wingfield, Sir Edw. Hobby, Sir Tho. Barkley. - Delivered to Mr. Solicitor.
These Committees are sent to desire a Conference with the Lords, touching Matter of Wardship: And they have also Authority, from the House, to treat of any other Thing, which there shall be accidentally propounded.
Sir H. Nevill, Sir Fr. Hastings, all the Serjeants at Law, SirGeo. Carewe, Sir Roger Wilbraham, Mr. Martin. Mr. Antho. Dyett, Sir Tho. Holcroft, Sir Roger Aston, Mr. Fr. Tate, Sir Edw. Hobby, Mr. Attorney of the Wards, Sir John Bennett, Sir Tho. Freak, Sir Walter Cope, Sir Wm. Fleetwood, Mr. Recorder of London, Sir Tho. Lake, Sir Henry Bromley, Sir Vincent Skynner, Sir Tho. Waller, Sir Fr. Vane, Sir Geo. St. Poole, Sir Wm. Harvey, Mr. Wm. Brock, Sir Edw. Grevill, Mr. Fr. Clifford: - To meet upon Saturday, at Two a Clock in the Afternoon, in the Middle Temple Hall: To confer, touching a Declaration of Treasons; of an Explanation of certain Maxims of the Common Law, touching the King's Grants.
Members for Shropshire.
Mr. Vice-chamberlain reporteth from the Lords, that the Lords liked well of the Care in that Motion for Conference, touching the Wards; and that they would join in this, or any other Thing, concerning the common Good.
The Lord Chief Justice, Mr. Justice Yelverton, Sir John Crook, D. Swale, do come from the Lords to deliver, how well they take their careful Consideration, touching the Wards and Matters of that Importance : That some other Matters be thought on in the same Conference: 2. Respite of Homage, &c. Licence of Alienation: 3. How the general Grievance, touching the Abuse of Purveyors, Cartakers, might be reduced to some Proportion and Certainty ; so as his Majesty might be better served, and his Prerogative preserved.
More to be added to the former Committee, for the Conference: Sir Henry Hubbard, Sir Wm. Killigre, Mr. Tho. Somersett, Sir Wm. Harvey, Sir Philip Herbert, Sir Edw. Herbert, Sir Tho. Ridgeway, Sir Robert Oxenbridge, Sir Valentyne Knightley, Sir Fr. Goodwyn, Sir Fr. Barrington, Sir Roger Aston, Sir Rob. Cotton, Sir Edward Stafford, Mr. Allen Percy, Sir William Woodhouse, Sir Roger Wilbraham, Sir John Townsend, Sir Oliver St. John, Sir Robert Needham, Sir Edm. Bowyer, Sir Tho. Germyn, Mr. Geo. Smyth, Mr. Martin, Sir Antho. Rouse, Sir Maurice Barkley, Sir H. Carye, Mr. Robert Askwith, Mr. Lawrence Hyde, Sir Edw. Grevill, Mr. Fra. Moore, Sir Jo. Savill, Mr. Nath. Bacon, Sir Nich. Saunders, Sir Rowland Litton, Sir Charles Cornwallys, Sir Jo. Luson, Sir Tho. Mounson, Sir Jo. Thynne,