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, 24o Martii
Anniversary of King's Coronation.
THIS was the Day of the Beginning of his Majesty's of King's happy Reign, commonly called the Coronation Day : And Mr. Speaker being recovered, and present;
Sir Henry Poole reporteth the Bill for the Founding and Incorporating of a free Grammar-school in the Town of Northlech, in the County of Glocester: And, upon the Report, Motion was made, in the behalf of one Westwood, Heir to the Land where the School was to be founded, that his Counsel might be heard at the Bar, before the Question of ingrossing. - No Order upon this Motion [a].
Mr. Speaker moveth, for going to hear the Sermon in the Abbey, according as hath been usual in former Times.
He said further, that he understood, the Lords, in Regard of the Solemnities prepared at this Time, had adjourned their sitting until Thursday: That he presumed, this House would think it also fit: Which they applauded, and the Adjournment was pronounced accordingly.
House go to hear Sermon.
Mr. Speaker, with the more Part of the House present, went to Sermon.
Mr. D. Ravys, Bishop of Glocester, was appointed that Day to preach.
His Text was, Matt. xxi. 42. Jesus said unto them, Read ye never in the Scriptures, the Stone which the Builders refused, the same is made the Head of the Corner? This was the Lord's doing, and it is marvellous in our Eyes [b].