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, 29o Martii
Mr. Hackwyll reporteth from the Committee for Privileges, the Case of Lewys in Sussex. - No Mayor or Bailiff there, but only Constables. Agreed, the Election to be made by the Inhabitants. Two Indentures returned : Sir Geor. Goring, and Sir Geor. Ryvers, by One: Sir Geor. Goring, and Mr. Stapeley, by another. 2 2, that neither Sir G. Ryvers, nor Mr. Stapeley, well elected; 27 contra. - The Conclusion of the Committee, that Mr. Stapeley well elected, and ought to be returned.
A Message from the Lords, by Lord Chief Justice Justice Jones; That they have considered of all the Alterations, and, by Vote of the House, allowed them all; and resolve to send some Lords to the King, to know, when he will be pleased to appoint a Day to receive the Petition; and that they think it fittest, it be by both Houses, not by a Committee.
The Messengers called in again, and Answer returned; That the House, with Thanks for their Lordships good Correspondency, do agree to their Lordships Proposition; and that, when their Lordships have procured a Day from the King, they will be ready with them to attend his Majesty.