Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 1, 1547-1629. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Veneris, 9 Martii, 1609
L. 1a. - FRUIT Trees.
L. 1a. Bridges and Highways.
Sir H. Crispe.
L. 1a. Sir Henry Crispe.
Mr. Hoskins reports B. - Horners. - A Trade of Antiquity, Singularity, Honesty. - 400 Years. - None made in any Part. - Never any Complaint against them. - 200l. will buy all their Stuff. - Poverty. - Unwittingly repealed.
Mr. Serjeant Barker reporteth the Examination of the Order for Bridgenorth. - Supposed to be mistaken.
That the Writ was sent over Night, but none could be found : - After sent, and delivered.
The Writ and Indenture read in the House.
Sir Roger Owen, Mr. Fuller, Mr. Hoskins: - Rasure :
- No good Seal: - No Bailiff's Hand.
Mr. Attorney: - Though Miscarriage, yet the Return good. - No Question of the Validity.
Mr. Fuller: - If returned, the House hath Power.
Mr. Recorder: - The Return to be examined: - This House not concluded.
Sir Edw. Grevill -
The Lawyers of the House to advise. - Mr. Serjeant Barker -
Sir Rob. Harley.- - That -
Q. Whether re-committed: - Resolved. -
All the Lawyers of the House added; Sir Henry Nevill, Sir Rob. Harley, Sir John Peyton, Mr. Forsett, Sir John Leveson, Mr. Morgan: - Tomorrow Morning, Court of Wards.
After Nine a Clock, any Bill to be put to Question.
To examine the Validity of the Return: - Whether to be accepted.
Privilege- Objectionable Publication.
Mr. Recorder, Mr. Hedley, Mr. Finch, to assist Mr. Martin with Notes of the Conference touching D. Cowell.
Grievance - Sir S. Proctor.
Monday, Sir Stephen Proctor: - Deferred. - His Majesty to send him.
All the Papers and Notes touching Proctor, to be delivered to Mr. Recorder: - He to receive.