House of Commons Journal Volume 1: 04 March 1606

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Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 1, 1547-1629. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.

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Martis, 4o Die Martii, 1605

Godschall's, &c. Nat.

1. Reading: - B. FOR the Naturalizing of Joaz Godschall and David Carpereau, Strangers born, and inhabiting in London.


1. Reading: - B. For the Confirmation of the Lands and Tenements heretofore granted, devised, or conveyed to several Corporations, for charitable, godly, and good Uses.

Mr. Wynch, Mr. Wyld, Mr. Tate, to draw a Bill for the general Subject of this Matter.

Ely Drainage.

2. Reading: - B. For the Draining of the Fens in the Isle of Ely, &c. - Committed to all the Privy Council, Mr. Solicitor, Sir John Heigham, Mr. Recorder, Sir Oliver Cromwell, Sir Fr. Bacon, Mr. Yaxley, Knights and Burgesses of Huntingdon, Norfolk, Cambridge, Northampton, Lincoln, Mr. Fuller, Mr. Oliver St. John, Sir Tho. Holcroft, Sir Edw. Grevill, Sir John Hobart, Mr. Yelverton, Sir Maurice Berkley, Sir Edwyn Sandys, Sir John Savill, Sir Rob. Mansell, Mr. Edw. Jones: - Saturday Chequer Chamber.

Days for several Committees.

Tuesday: - Fees; Confirmation of Leases; Constables; Norwich; Warren; Clothing : - Parliament-house.

Wednesday : - Ecclesiastical Government; Cottages; Traders for Butter and Cheese; Holland; Thetford Alms-house.

Thursday: - Grievances; Misnamer of Corporations; Inmates; New River.

Friday. - Execution of penal Statutes ; Spinsters and Weavers; Cloth-workers, Godfrey.

Ordinances of Wales. Mr. Teller bringeth in a Proviso to the Bill, touching the Ordinances of Wales.

The Bill, with the Proviso, to be ingrossed. - Counsel to be heard at the third Reading: - Friday.


If a Member of this House complain of another to a Privy Counsellor, for something done in the House ; the Committees for the Privilege to examine it.


Mr. Hyde maketh Report of the Conference Yesterday. -

Mr. Serjeant Shirley begun : - Set forth the Occasion.

My Lord Salisburie; - Men of Order, and keep * *

Mr. Attorney : - Veritas in se placet, honestas in se decet. -

The King had a Right, - and what Right. -

Humores moti et non remoti, corpus laedunt. -

The King more than Pre-emption. -

Proof by the



Impossibility. -

Book Cases: - 7 E. IV. 3 E. I. 28 E. I -

R. 2. - Ad libitum regis sonuit sententia legis. -

The King hath his Prerogative and Right in Preemption. -

The Matter reconciled between the Objectors, and the Committee of this House.

Saving of ancient Takings; s. Prises; as Mr. Attorney urged. -

In Matter of Necessity, the King might take without the Gree of the Party.- -

Prises with an s. Takings; not Prices. - In all Statutes. -

The Market Price, a reasonable Price. -

The true End of Conference is, the Purveyors taking away, and aiding the King.

My Lord Salisbury: - The End of his Speech a grateful Consideration.

The Purveyors and Purveyance taken away; the King's Estate to subsist. -

The King's Necessity could not admit, that this Bill should pass., -

They would keep our Bill from the King's denying:

They would never put it to that.

Canterbury : Jus regium: - In Case of Want, officium subditi, to yield his Goods, viii. Sam.

Salisbury: - We understood his Wants.

Ad sublevanda onera, ad dignitatem praeservandam, ad Remp. conservandam. -

If neither Custom, Law, nor Love, will help; the Lord help us.

Sclander of Mr. Yelverton.

To-morrow Morning to dispute it.

None to depart without Licence of the House.

Express Commandment of the House. -

Mr. Speaker to let the Judges know, how tenderly this House taketh the Sclander of Mr. Yelverton.

All the Lawyers to be stayed.

Leave of Absence.

Sir Rich. Hawkins hath Leave : - Sir Edw. Hext hath Leave to depart.