House of Commons Journal Volume 1: 18 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, 18o Martii, 1605

Ld. Wyndsor's Estate.

1. Reading: - BILL for the better Sale of certain Lands of Henry late Lord Wyndsor, deceased, for Payment of his Debts, and better Performance of his last Will and Testament.

Oryell College.

2. Reading: - B. For the Confirmation of the King's Majesty's Letters Patents made to the Provost and Scholars of Oryel College in Oxford: - Committed to Mr. Secretary Herbert, Sir Dan. Dun, Mr. D. James, Mr. Solicitor, Sir Geo. Moore, Sir Nath. Bacon, Sir Tho. Lake, Sir Rob. Oxenbridge, Sir John Luke, Mr. Winch, Mr. Wentworth, Sir Rich. Spencer, Mr. Bowyer, Sir Tho. Maunsell, Sir Oliver St. John, Sir Tho. Crompton, Sir Fr. Hastings, Sir Geo. Fleetwood, Sir H. Mountague, Mr. Blenco, Sir H. Hubbard, Sir H. Nevill, Mr. Pettus: - Friday, Chequer Chamber.


Sir Edwyn Sandys bringeth in the Bill for the better Establishment of true Religion, from the third Commitment ; and, upon the Question, ordered to be ingrossed.

Pluralities, &c.

Mr. Fuller bringeth in from the Committee, the Bill against Pluralities and Non-residence; and, upon the Question, to be ingrossed.

Butter, &c. Trade.

The Bill touching the Traders of Butter and Cheese, reported from the Committee by Sir Henry Mountague, with Amendments; and, upon the Question, dashed.

Purveyors, &c.

3. Reading : - Act for the better Execution of sundry Statutes touching Purveyors and Car-takers.

Sir Rob. Wingfield moveth, that the Bill may be stayed from Question ; with Opinion delivered, that there shall be some other Project to do more good than this Bill.

Sir Henry Mountague, for the Composition in London.

Sir Oliver St. John, for the Composition in Middlesex.

- Passed, upon the Question.

Message from the King.

Mr. Speaker, from his Majesty. -

A Message from his Majesty: - Two Parts :

1. Concerning the Adding to that which was given.

2. Concerning Grievances.

The Speaker set it down in Writing.

The King saw it and amended it.

His Majesty's Message read by the Speaker to the House, in Writing.

The Message in Writing secondly read by the Speaker.

Here the Message to be set down.

The Message:


Quest. Whether presently to go to Question ? - ~Resolved.

Quest. Whether in the particular, or in the general? -

Whether a Negation, in general, shall go before the Affirmative in hearing ? - Much disputed.

Quest. Whether, upon the general, to add any thing? -

To explain the Question, any Man may speak after the Question.

Quest. 1. Whether the Question shall be propounded in the general, or in particular?

The House divided :

With the Yea, which in this Question, went forth, 140

With the Noe, sitting still, - - 139.

Sir Tho. Holcroft, Sir Wm. Strowd, and Sir Fr. Hastings, did number.

2. Quest. Whether any more shall be given to the King ? - Resolved.


2. Quest. 1. Whether any more by way of Subsidy, and Fifteens?

Much Controversy about this Question. Being made the Question; the House divided:

With the Yea, 153.

With the Noe, 125.

3. Quest. Whether One Subsidy, and Two Fifteens more ? - Resolved.

The Committee to meet on Thursday.