Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 1, 1547-1629. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Mercurii, 27o Junii, 1604
L. 1. B. FOR the Making good of Leases to be made by Tenant in Tail, according to the Form of the Statute of 32 H. VIII. cap. 28. against him or them in Reversion or Remainder, of the Lands, Tenements, or Hereditaments, so hereafter to be leased.
L. 1. B. Against such as sell any Ware for Apparel, without ready Money.
L. 1. B. For Reformation of the common Sin of Swearing and Blasphemy.
L. 1. B. To enable Sir Chro. Hatton Knight, to dispose of certain Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, notwithstanding a Limitation or Clause of Perpetuity annexed to his Estate.
B. For the Increase of the Livings of Parsons and Vicars having Cure of Souls, reported from the Committee by Mr. D. James, with Amendments; which were twice read; and the Bill, upon Question, ordered to be ingrossed.
L. 2. B. To take away all Excuse of not coming to Church: - Committed to Sir Francis Hastings, Mr. Solicitor, Mr. Alford, Sir Edw. Lewknor, Sir Henry Bromley, Mr. D. James, Mr. Nath. Bacon, Mr. Dannett, Sir Francis Leigh, Sir Tho. Freak, Mr. Winch, Mr. Fuller, Sir Herbert Crofts, Mr. Herbert Pelham, Sir Tho. Horsman, Sir John Heigham, Mr. Noy, Mr. Prowse, Sir Edw. Littleton, Sir Edw. Hobby, Sir Rob. Wingfield, Sir Tho. Darrell, Sir Geo. Fane, Sir Jerome Horsey, Mr. Duncombe, Mr. Johnson, Sir Tho. Beamount, Sir Jerome Bowes, Sir John Thynne, Sir Edwyn Sandys, Sir Henry Beamount, Sir Barnard Whytston, Sir Francis Barrington: - To meet Tomorrow, in the Middle Temple Hall.
L. 2. B. Against Swearing, &c. - Referred to the same Committees.
L. 2. Nova LL. B. For the Execution of the Statutes against Jesuits, Seminary Priests, Recusants, &c. - After some Dispute, committed to the great Committee for Matters of Religion: - To meet this Afternoon.
Moved by Sir Edw. Hobby, and others, that the Common Contribution, usual upon a Dissolution or Prorogation, of Five Shillings a Knight, and Two Shillings and Sixpence a Burgess, might be collected:
By some, Ten Shillings a Knight, and Five Shillings a Burgess; and a Question made to that Purpose; and, upon Question, the House divided :
With the Yea, 119.
the Noe, 126.
The former usual Collection to be made.
To the Committee for the Bill against Usury, added, Sir Carye Raleigh, Sir Geo. Carewe, Mr. Middleton: - To meet with the rest Tomorrow, in the Exchequer Chamber.
L. 3. An Act for the Disburthening of Clergymen, of such Affairs as hinder them, &c. - Thirdly read; and, upon Question of Passage, the House falling to Division, the Noe returneth, and yieldeth, without numbering.
The Bill passed.