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, primo Die Martii, 1605
SIR Wm. Smythe's Bill returned : And to be ingrossed.
Sir Nath. Bacon bringeth in a Bill against Simony.
Marches of Wales.
Mr. Fuller bringeth in the Bill, touching the Marches of Wales, from the Committee, with Amendments.
A Proviso brought in, and twice read: - Recommitted: - This Afternoon, in the Court of Wards.
Tuesday : - Bill of Fees ; Confirmation of Leases, &c.
Sir Rob. Wingfield bringeth in a Bill for the Establishment ot true Religion: - Stayed from the Question.
13. Article touching Education of Children: - To pass in a Bill by itself; and left without further Dispute, if the Lords find not out some Course.
Reported from the Sub-committee, that the Difficulties did overcome them.
14. Touching Ministring of the Oath to such as go beyond Seas.- - A Time to be remembered of his Return Home.
15. Neither Merchants, Mariners, nor Factors, &c. shall not go beyond the Seas.
16. Reconciled here, or beyond Seas, be tried in the County, or the King's Bench.
17. Guardian in Socage, Chivalry, &c.
18. Indictment of a Popish Recusant.
19. Coming into the King's House.
20. Search the Houses of Recusants, &c.
21. Women lose Jointure or Dower.
22. Foreign Servitors: -
To be left to the King's Majesty's Pleasure.
Bills from Lords.
Sir Rich Swale and Sir John Tyndall bring from the Lords Three Bills :
An Act for the Restoring of Henry Lord Danvers, &c.
An Act for Corpus Christi College, &c.
Jointure of Frances Countess of Essex, &c.
23. Sojourners about London: -
The Lords, 20 Miles Distance.
Licence much disputed. -
Leave out the Deputy Lieutenant.
Five Articles from the Lords, which are not in this House.
Sir Wm. Strowd: - That Bills may be drawn by this House, and then a Sub-committee.
The weightiest Articles in One Bill, the rest in * * *
To be marshalled in Three Bills.
Sir John Hollice: - The Committee, in Conference, to desire of their Lordships to draw the Bills themselves : - To relate to the House.
Sir Francis Bacon reporteth the Conference touching the Purveyors. -
A Speech in the Beginning by Mr. Yelverton, in the End, by a Counsellor; not pertinent, but looking back.
Silence of Consent and Approbation . - The Style of Wisdom.
Exceptions :- - Security, Convenieney, Proportion. -
Two Laws ; - A Law of Right: A Law of Love. -
The One will not bend, the other doth apply itself. -
Know first, what shall be assured, before Security be given. -
The King hath an inherent Prerogative. -
The House to select some which should set forth the Right of the Subject: -
The Lords to chuse some, to maintain the Prerogative. -
To object to the Security, as well as to the Right -
Apology touching the Speech of Croesus Riches. -
Eighteen several Articles in H. VII. Time, for the unjust Accumulating of Treasure.
The Day, to be Monday.
The Point, of the Right and Security. -
The Judges to be present. -
The Sub-committee to dispute it: - The King's Prerogative, and the Subjects Liberty.
Laws positive are never corrective of a King's Right, but directive of a King's Will. -
A Necessity to admit a Right, if we lose the Question.
Sir Rob. Hitcham: - The same Right that belongs to the King, the same to the Queen. -
The Queen's Tenants to be freed.
Mr. Fuller - Prerogative to be bounded, and judged by the Judges of the Land.
Mr. Yelverton: - Consider first de re, et de remedio.- -
First to know for what we command. -
The King hath no Prerogative in Price. -
Soundest Argument to move, Love and Affection -
To hear the Judges separatim: - To deliver their Opinions, what the King's Prerogative is in Matter of Purveyors. -
The Prerogative bounded by the Statute.
Right, or no Right: -
Security, and what Security.
Convenieney and Proportion, if there be Time.
Sir Edw. Mountague offereth a Question to the House, touching the Composition.