House of Commons Journal Volume 1: 22 March 1628

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Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 1, 1547-1629. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.

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Sabbati, 22o Martii


L. 1a. AN Act against the Procuring judicial Places, for Money, or other Reward, and against Giving and Taking of Bribes.

Liberties of Parliament.

L. 1a. An Act concerning Liberties of Parliament.


A Petition from the Vintners, read. This referred to the Committee of Grievances, and to be first heard.

Persons to be brought up.

Upon Motion, whether the Serjeant may take Bail of the Gentlemen in Cornewayle, sent for; Resolved, To give no such Direction; but the Serjeant, at his Peril, to bring them up, upon the Warrant, directed to him in the usual Form.

Newport Election.

A Motion made, concerning the Election at Newport Medina in Cornewayle. This referred to the Committee of Privileges, to be heard according to former Orders.

King appoints to be attended.

Mr. Attorney and Mr. Serjeant Damport bring a Message from the Lords ; that the King hath appointed, at Two of the Clock this Afternoon, at the Privy Chamber at Whytehall, to receive the Petition of both Houses : That the Lords have appointed their Number, 12; and desire a proportionable Number from this House, viz. 24.


Upon Question, Ordered, That the further Debate of the Business this Day handled, concerning his Majesty's Supply, and Grievances of the Subjects, shall be deferred till Monday Morning;


And then to be further proceeded in by a general Committee of the whole House [a].

A Member's Speech.

Resolved, upon Question, Sir Ro. Phelippes, in his Speech of the Commission about Recusants, used no Words against his Majesty, or the Lords of his Privy Council.