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, 24o Februarii
Privilege - Arrest of a Member.
UPON Question, the Lord Lambert, being a Member of this House, shall have the Privilege of the House, being arrested, and in Prison of the Fleete, upon meane Process.
The Warden of the Fleete, called in, confesseth, he is Prisoner upon meane Process. He discharged of his Imprisonment of the said Lord Lambert: And the Warden ordered to deliver up to him all Bonds, taken by him, about his Imprisonment.
L. 1a. An Act for the Sale of the Manor of Barrington, and other Lands, in Barrington, and elsewhere, within the County of Somersett, being the Inheritance of A. Farwell, an Infant, and in Ward to his Majesty.
L. 1a. An Act for the Restraint of new Erections, dividing of Tenements, and of Inmates, in and near the Cities of London and Westminster, and Borough of South-warke.
Tuesday Afternoon, Court of Wards, for the Bill of accounting upon Oath.
L. 1a. An Act concerning the Granting of Administration, Disposing of the Goods unadministred, and of Money received for Commutation of Penance.
Exporting Wool. &c.
Mr. Saunders reporteth the Bill against Exportation of Wool, &c. without any Amendment; except taking off a Proviso, affixed to the Bill, for Wools to be carried out of Northumberland, Comberland, and Westmorland, into Scotland: Which they think fit, should be left out, as an Evasion out of the Law: And that the Committee thought not fit to enlarge the Exportation of Wool into Garnsey and Jersey, Alderney and Sarke. -
Upon Question, to be re-committed : - Monday next, Two Clock, Exchequer Chamber.
Moved, there may be a Committee of the whole House, presently, to consider of the State of the King and Kingdom. The King's settled Revenue to be looked into ; and to see how any the Defects therein may be supplied, to support the King, as fit.
A grand Committee of the whole House. Mr. Speaker sitting by.
Mr. Speaker took the Chair again.
Leave to acquaint the King with Debate.
Upon Question, Ordered, Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer hath Leave, from the House, to acquaint his Majesty with the Particulars of the Debate this Day, concerning entering into Consideration of the King's Revenue.