Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 1, 1547-1629. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Jovis, 24o Aprilis
CLERGYMEN not to be Justices of Peace: -
Tuesday next, former Place.
Yorke Return amended.
Clerk of the Crown and the Sheriffs of Yorke brought in, to mend the Indenture. The Name of Alderman Hoyle put into the Indenture, instead of Sir Tho. Savyle.
Persons sent for.
Pet. Gifford, and Walter Brooke, to be here, to attend the Committee of Religion, on Saturday Fortnight. A Serjeant at Arms to be sent for them. - Concerning the Complaint of Eliza. Milburne and Rich. Milburne.
The Committee to consider of the Manner of the Messengers going for Liesten, and others, of Cornewall, to meet this Afternoon, Four Clock, former Place.
Mr. Jo. Mohun, who is made a Baron, his Name to be left out of the Warrant.
Collection from Members.
Mr. Rob. Pye, Mr. Morris, Mr. Hambden, Mr. Kirton. Sir Will. Massam, Sir Bab. Hicks: These Six are appointed by the House, to collect the Money of the Knights and Burgesses of the House.
Sir Ed. Coke reads again in the House, what passed Yesterday at the Conference with the Lords.
Resolved, upon Question, a Message to be sent presently to the Lords, to signify; that, whereas their Lordships desired a Conference with this House, by a Committee of Eighteen of their Lordships, this House will give their Lordships a Meeting, by the same Committee of 36, that Yesterday they did, at such Time, as their Lordships shall think fit.
This Committee hath Power from the House, only to hear and receive the Lords Propositions, if any offered, without giving any Answer unto them. 2ly, An Introduction to be made of the Desire of this House, of all fair Correspondence with their Lordships, and our Care of maintaining the King's Prerogative; and, in Conclusion, after the Lords Propositions made, to give Reasons why they enter into no further Debate, nor give no present Answer ; videlicet, l. Because they understand that which was delivered Yesterday, to be in Nature of a Message : 2ly. Because these things have been weightily debated in the House, and are fit for the Consideration of the whole House. These Reasons to be given by the Committee at first, if any Question, move from their Lordships to that Purpose.
Sir Dud. Digs to make this Introduction.
Mr. Treasurer sent up to the Lords with the Message.
Mr. Treasurer reporteth from the Lords. - They return this Answer: That they return Thanks to this House, for their ready Correspondency with them : Will return
Answer in due Time, by Messengers of their own, for Time and Place.
The Presentment of the Recusants made in the House by the Knights of Shires.
Attorney Wards, Sir Tho. Hoby, Sir Will. Boulstred, Sir Nat. Rich, Sir Wal. Earle, Mr. Pym, Mr. Jordain, Sir Rich. Grasvenor, Sir Will. Armyn, Mr. Spencer, Mr. Goodwyn, Mr. Hambden, Mr. Packer, Sir Will. Massam, Mr. Sherland, Mr. Knightly, Mr. Harris, Sir Ja. Perrott, Sir Rob. Mansill, Sir Fra. Barrington, Sir Will. Pooley, Mr. Hollis, Sir Ed. Askue, Mr. Valentine: - Tuesday, Two Clock, Court of Wards: To take these Names, and consider of them, and make Report to the [House.]
This Committee to compare these with the last Presentments ; and those that made these Presentments, to attend this Committee, to give them further Satisfaction. Those Towns, that are Counties of themselves, and the Cinque Ports, to make their Presentments to this Committee.
The grand Committee adjourned till Eight Clock To-morrow Morning.