Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 1, 1547-1629. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Saturni, 31 Martii, 1610
L. 1. - RESTRAINT of Canons.
L. 1. - Burrell.
L. 2. - Alehouse-keepers : - Sir Rob. Johnson, Sir Geo. Moore, Mr. Serjeant Barker, Mr. Tate, Sir Edm. Bowyer, . . . Shirley, Sir Jo. Shirley, Sir Lewys Lewknor, Sir Tho. Bishop, Mr. Askwith, Mr. Prowse, Sir H. Poole, Sir Tho. Lowe, Sir Edw. Mountague, Sir Fr. Hastings, Mr. Forsett, Mr. Fuller, Sir Geo. Rivers, Sir Tho. Lowe, Sir James Perrott, Sir Roger Owen, Mr. James, Mr. Rainscroft, Sir Jo. Pettus, Sir Jo. Ackland, Mr. Shelley, Mr. Hungerford, Mr. Lieutenant: - First Tuesday after the Day adjourned.
L. 2. - Copyholders: - The old Committee for Wakefield; with these added: Sir Warwick Heale, Knights and Burgesses of Cornwall, Mr. Fuller, Sir Geo. Selby, Sir Wm. Fleetwood, Sir Rob. Johnson, Mr. Yelverton, Mr. Serjeant Barker, Mr. Serjeant Shirley, Sir Roger Owen, Sir Walter Cope, Mr. Hoskins, Sir Tho. Gresham, Sir Tho. Holcroft, all the Lawyers of the House, Sir Edm. Bowyer: - Wednesday, after the first Sitting.
Sub-committee for Fees of Accountants.
L. 2. Brook - Restitution: - Privy Council, learned Counsel, Sir Walter Cope, Mr. Henry Shelley, Sir Tho. Bishop, Sir Tho. Lowe, Mr. Percyvall, Mr. Finch, Sir H. Poole, Sir Jo. Leveson, Sir Fr. Leigh, Sir Mich. Hicks, Mr. Percyvall, Sir Wm. Paddy, Sir Tho. Waller, Sir Hugh Beeston, Sir Warwick Heale, Sir Fr. Leigh, Mr. Crewe, Mr. Carlton, Sir Tho. Edmonds, Sir Jo. Harrington, Mr. Askwith, Mr. Brook, Sir Basil Brook, Mr. Forsett, Sir Geo. Rivers, Mr. Ravenscroft, Mr. Calvert, Sir Vincent Skynner, Sir Rob. Harley, Sir Tho. Lake: - The first Monday of Sitting.
Fens: - Friday after first Sitting.
All on Tuesday and Wednesday, to be on Tuesday and Wednesday after the first Sitting
L. 1. - Aynstee.
Woods, and Game, - on Monday.
L. 2. - Mr. Tho. Mildmay: - Privy Council, learned Counsel, Mr. Good, Sir Herbert Crofts, Sir Rob. Harley, Sir Gam. Capell, Sir Charles Cornwallys, Mr. Yong, Sir Wm. Maynard, Sir Tho. Lowe, Sir H. Poole, Sir Rob. Rich, Sir Charl. Cornwallys, Sir Wm. Cornwallys, Knights, Burgesses, Essex, Mr. Sam. Lewknor, Mr. Moore, Mr. Lawley, Sir Rob. Hitcham, Sir Rich. Weston, Mr. Crewe, Sir Edw. Radcliffe, Sir Wm. Smyth, Sir Fr. Leigh, Sir Dan. Dun, Sir Rob. Johnson, Sir Fr. Goodwyn, Sir Edwyn Sandys, Sir Fr. Lacon, Mr. D. Steward, Sir Jo. Bennett, Mr. Ravenscroft, Mr. Noy, Sir Lewys Lewknor, Mr. Serjeant Shirley, Sir John Leveson, Mr. Hoskins, Mr. Fuller, Mr. Wymark, Sir Wm. Paddy, Sir Tho. Somersett, Sir Tho. Grantham, Sir Jo. Townsend, Sir Roger Owen, Mr. Hedley, Sir Rob. Needham, Sir Tho. Holcroft, Mr. Fanshawe - First Friday after Sitting.
Stranger admonished for coming into the House.
Mr. Carleton: - That one, not of the House, came in, and stood a-while -
The Serjeant asking, whether he were of the House, said, No.
Testimony by Sir Edwyn Sandys, his Neighbour; - his Name Craford; - his Religion good ; - the second Son of Sir Wm. Craford.
1. Q. Whether to be called in.
Sir Wm. Smyth went out after the Question. - Taken to be an Offence: - To be admonished.
No Question, or Determination, without the Presence of the Party.
Grew to great Difficulty, whether a Continuation of the old Question, or to grow to a new Question.
Upon Dispute ;
Q. Whether they think fit any farther Debate: -
Resolved, No further Debate.
The first Question made again, Whether Mr. Craford to be called in:
The House divided:
The No, in this Case, went [forth].
After some gone forth, Mr. Serjeant Barker stood up to speak, and seemed not to be satisfied, that the Noe ought to go forth.
The Noe went forth:
Tellers, Sir Edwyn Sandys, Sir Walter Cope: Noe, 99.
Sir Geo. Moore, Sir Tho. Holcroft: Yea, 100.
Mr. Craford to be called in: - Only to be admonished.
Mr. Craford, kneeling at the Bar, admonished, by Mr. Speaker, of his Contempt.
The House notwithstanding, in favour, was content to remit him.