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, 11o Aprilis
Petition to the King -Wine Merchants.
THE ingrossed Petition, for the Wine Merchants, read; and, upon Question, to be presented to his Majesty by Mr. Treasurer, Mr. Secretary Cooke, and Mr. Chancellor of the Duchy.
Neither the Committee for Grievances, nor other Committee, to sit this Afternoon; but other Committees may adjourn.
Mr. Secretary Coke: - That he moved his Majesty for the Discharge of the Currants, seized, and deposited.
Access to the King.
The said Privy Counsellors sent, to know his Majesty's Pleasure for the Access of the House unto him.
Sir W. Earle reporteth from the Committee, appointed to examine Mowden's Offence, that they of Opinion, that the Serjeant inform him, that the House doth, for the present, discharge him, paying his Fees : And the Serjeant also to require him to be forth-coming, when he shall be again called.
Leave of Absence.
Sir Francis Popham, and his Son, have Liberty to go down, upon special Occasion, to be at a Commission at Newbery.
Remonstrance on Impositions, &c.
Mr. Bankes moveth concerning the Remonstrance about the settling of Impositions.
The further Consideration of the Remonstrance, tendered to the House, and of a Book of Rates, and of all Things incident thereunto, referred to the grand Committee for Trade.
A Book in Print, concerning some Proceedings in Parliament. -
Sir Edw. Coke, Mr. Selden, Mr. Coriton, Sir H. Martyn, Sir D. Digges, Sir Jo. Ellyott, Sir Jo. Hotham, Mr. Wandesford, Mr. Noy, Sir Ben. Rudyard, Sir Nath. Rich, Mr. Kirton : This Committee to consider, whether this Book fit to be read in the House; and, if they shall find fitting, that it, or any Part of it, be read in the House, then they send for any, to inform them, who printed, and by what Allowance, &c. They to meet at the Rising, of the House, in the Court of Wards.
King appoints to be attended, &c.
Mr. Secretary Cooke reporteth, that his Majesty is pleased to appoint Monday, Two Clock, in the Banqueting House, to admit Access to the House, and Speaker: And that, for the Petition for the Wine Merchants, his Majesty will presently send for the Lord Treasurer and Mr. Chancellor Exchequer, and from them to inform himself of the true State of the Business ; and then will send us such an Answer, as shall be fitting.