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, 8 Die Aprilis
2. Reading: - BILL against scandalous and unworthy Ministers. - Committed to the Committee for the Bill of Simony: - This Day,
Chandoz: - Friday.
Sir Wm. Fleetwood, gone to a Trial, excused.
2. Reading :- - B. Touching the Assize of Fewel: - Sir Rob. Jonson, Sir Roger Wilbram, Sir Edw. Hobby, Sir Fr. Goodwyn, Sir Wm. Burlacy, Mr. Gore, Burgesses of London, Sir Tho. Smyth, Sir Fr. Knolles, Burgesses of Worcester and Glocester, Sir Wm. Burlacy, Sir Jerome Horsey, Sir Edm. Carye, Mr. Chock, Shrewsbury, Hereford, Mr. Bacchus, Sir Chro. Perkins, Mr. Serjeant Shirley, Sir Wm. Bowyer, Sir Geo. Fleetwood, Sir John Boys, Sir Roger Owen, Sir Roland Litton, Sir Walter Cope, Sir Miles Sandys, Mr. Hackwell, Sir Wm. Fleetwood, Sir Fr. Barrington, Sir Fr. Knolles, Mr. Middleton, Sir Wm. Stroud, Sir Rob. Wingfield. - Saturday.
Bastardy: - Saturday : - Sir Fr. Barrington.
2. Reading: - The Bill to repeal certain Branches in former Statutes concerning the Selling of Wine at certain Prices ; - Sir Geo. Somers, Mr. Brook, Sir Rich. Bulkley, Sir Nath. Bacon, Sir Rob. Maunsell, Sir John Trevor, Sir Edw. Mountague, Sir Edw. Hobby, Burgesses of all Port Towns, Mr. Solicitor, Mr. Maurice Berkley, Sir John Boys, Sir John Jeffreys, Mr. Yelverton, Sir Wm. Burlacy, Sir Roger Aston, Sir Jerome Horsey, Sir Tho. Smyth, Mr. Middleton, Mr. Bellingham, Sir Chro. Perkins, Mr. Noy, Sir Nich. Saunders, Sir Tho. Beamount, Sir Geo. Fleetwood, Sir Edwyn Sandys, Sir Fr. Goodwyn, Sir Tho. Crompton, Sir Geo. Moore, Sir Wm. Stroud, Mr. Hackwell, Mr. Kirveth: - Monday, Chequer Chamber.
The Bill for avoiding Dangers by Recusants, brought in by Sir John Boys .- - Upon the Question, to be ingrossed.
Mr. Attorney, Stanhope, Hone, bring a Message from the Lords; That they will confer, if the House think meet, presently; if not, in the Afternoon : - Thirty Lords : - The Painted Chamber.
Rather a Surprize, than a Conference. - As they have had Three Days, so we to have Respite.
Answ. They will send their Lordships an Answer by their own Messengers.
Call of the House.
That they have determined to call the House on Wednesday. -
This Afternoon the great Committee for Subsidy. -
Attend with Sixty, and desire to know the Time.
Mr. Davison's Bill to stay; and the Counsel discharged, of Sir John Lee.
Solicitors, Attorneys; Delays in Execution: - Saturday.
Copyholds: - Sir H. Hubbard added.
To consider and dispute of the Grievances : - Sir Fr. Hastings, Mr. Crewe, Mr. Yelverton, Sir Edwyn Sandys, Mr. Attorney of the Wards, Sir Antho. Cope, Sir John Heigham, Mr. Winch, Sir John Savill, Sir Maurice Berkley, Mr. Fuller, Sir Fr. Bacon, Mr. Recorder, Mr. Solicitor, Sir H. Nevill, Sir Nath. Bacon, Sir James Perrott, Sir John Hollis, Sir Geo. Moore.
Mr. Secretary Herbert: - That the Lords. -
Wales, upon Thursday.
Convocation, upon Friday.
Counsel, upon Saturday.
Sir Fr. Bacon; - For the general Committee to meet. -
A Preamble, drawn upon Two Projects both drawn into One.
The general Committee for the Subsidy, this Afternoon.