Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 1, 1547-1629. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Lunae, 14o Die Aprilis, 1606
3. Reading : - Act for the better Discovering and Repressing of Popish Recusants, and the Education of the Children : - One whole Hour and a Quarter in reading; - 12 Press of Parchment, and a Half; - Passed upon the Question.
Some Exception taken to the Article (where a Recusant is said to be excommunicate ipso facto) by Mr. Bond: - Savour of Injustice and Impiety. - Answered, and taxed for it, by Mr. D. James, and Mr. Recorder.
Have considered of the Message for a second Conference, touching the Purveyors: - That, albeit such second Conference be rare, and extraordinary; yet because they are so willing to receive Satisfaction, they do willingly assent : - The former Committee, attended with the Judges and Counsel at Law: - Tomorrow in the Afternoon.