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, 20o Februarii
Mr. Humfreyes informeth, that one Henry Lee, a Servant to Mr. Bulstrode, a Member of this House, hath been arrested at Melcombe Regis, and is there detained, the Mayor refusing to deliver him, though he know him to be Mr. Bulstrode his Servant, and him to . . a Member of this House.
L. 2a. - Sea-coals. - Committed to Knights and Burgesses of London, Westmynster, Middlesex, Essex, Sussex, Surrey, and Kent, and Hertford, and of the Port Towns, Mr. Taylor, Sir P. Ryddall: - Thursday, Two Clock, in the Court of Wards.
Imposition on Wines.
Mr. Whitby reporteth, from the Committee for Grievances, the Petition of the Merchants, for Wines, concerning the Imposition of 20 s. in the Port of London, and of 13 s. 4 d. in the other Ports, upon every Tun of Wine. -
Moved, we should be wary of complaining, in this Case, de tanto; lest that include a Right of imposing; which hitherto hath never been yielded here. - To disavow the Assent of those Merchants which yielded to the Payment of this Imposition, wherewith the general is not to be bound. -
Mr. Noy, Sir Nath. Rich, Mr. Newbery, Mr. Selden, Mr. Lyster, Mr. Littleton, Mr. Whitby, Mr. Spencer, Sir D. Digges, Mr. Sherland, Sir Tho. Middleton, Sir Jo. Finch, Sir Wm. Herberte, Mr. Rolles, Sir Eb. Herberte, Sir H. Poole, Sir H. Whytehead, Mr. Wentworth. Mr. Delbridge, Mr. Sherwyn, Mr. Cage, Sir P. Haman: - Two Clock, upon Wednesday next, Star-chamber.