Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 1, 1547-1629. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Mercurii, 11o Junii
COMMITTEE for Brooke's Petition, - this Afternoon, former Place.
Earl of Arondell.
L. 1a. An Act concerning the Title, Name, and Dignity, of Earl of Arondell, and for the Annexing of the Castle, Honour, Manor, and Lordship of Arondell, in the County of Sussex, with the Titles and Dignities of the Baronies of Fitzallen, Clunn, and Oswelstrey, and Maltravers, and with divers other Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, hereafter in this Act mentioned, being now Parcel of the Possessions of Tho. Earl of Arondell and Surrey, Earl Marshal of England, to the same Title, Name, and Dignity, of Earl of Arondell. -
L. 2a. And secondly read.
Committed to Sir Edw. Coke, Sir Ro. Phillippes, Sir A. Ingram, Sir H. Spiller, Sir D. Digges, Lord Matravers, Sir Tho. Reynold, Sir J. Perrott, Mr. Manwaring, Sir Ben. Rudyard, Mr. Arondell, Sir Francis Popham, Sir Francis Glanvyle, Mr. Selden, Mr. Cole, Sir Edw. Gyles, Sir Edm. Sawyer, Mr. Whitaker, Sir Ro. Pointz, Sir Ro. Maunsfeild, Sir Edw. Basse, Sir Tho. Dacres, Mr. Price, Sir Tho. Bowyer, Mr. Godfrey, Mr. Rolles, Sir Wm. Pooley, Mr. Hackwyll, Mr. Mallory, Sir A. Browne, Sir Ro. Pye, Mr. Alford, Mr. Knightley, Sir Row. Cotton: - Two Clock Afternoon, Court of Wards. Sir Ambrose Browne to have Notice ; Sir Ro. Howard, Lord Craven.
Herbert's, &c. Decree.
Mr. Lownes' Bill - Two Clock this Afternoon, former Place.
Ld Gerrard's Estate.
L. 3a. An Act for Enabling of the Right honourable Dutton Lord Gerrard Baron of Gerrards Bromley, to make a Jointure to any Wife, which he shall hereafter marry, and to make Provision for any his younger Children; and for the better Securing of Portions, and Limitation of Maintenance, for Alice Gerrard, Frances Gerrard, and Eliz. Gerrard, Sisters of the said Dutton Lord Gerrard, and Daughters of the late Right honourable Gilbert Lord Gerrard, deceased : - Upon Question, passed.
L. 3a. An Act for the Naturalization of Isaac Asteley, Henry Asteley, Tho. Asteley, and Barnard Asteley, Children and Sons of Sir Jacob Asteley Knight, One of the younger Sons of Isaac Asteley, late of Melton Constable in the County of Norfolke, Esquire, deceased : - Upon Question, passed.
Committee for Salt-peter, to meet this Afternoon, in the former Place. The Knights and Burgesses of Oxford, Berkes, Surrey, and Sussex, added.
Articles against Mountagew.
Mr. Pymme reporteth the Business against Dr. Mountagew.
The Articles read, and after proved.
Upon Question, these Articles to be presented to theLords, against Mountagew. This to be done by Mr. Pymme.
Mr. Selden bringeth from the Lord Keeper, the Commission, under Seal, about Impositions.
Remonstrance to the King.
The grand Committee for the Remonstrance, to sit presently.
Upon Question, whether the whole Report shall be now made, from the grand Committee for the Declaration ; the Voice, upon twice putting the Question, doubtful; the House divided :
Tellers for the Yea, Sir Francis Barrington, Sir Jo. Hotham:
Tellers for the Noe, Sir Francis Seymor, Mr. Wandesford:
With the Yea, 235. With the Noe, 145.
Mr. Whitby reporteth from the grand Committee for the Remonstrance, Eight Heads.
1. Upon Question, the Fear of Alteration and Innovation of Religion, to be One of the Heads of the Remonstrance.
2. Upon Question, the Fear of Innovation of Government, to be One other Head.
3. The Disasters in our Designs and Actions, to be another Head.
4. The Weakness and Decay of our Forts, another.
5. Want of Ammunition, and ill Ordering of it, another.
6. 7. Decay of Trade, and Loss of Shipping and Mariners, to be another Head.
8. The not Guarding of the Seas, to be another Head.
Upon Question, the excessive Power of the Duke of Buckingham, and the Abuse of that Power, are the chief Cause of these Evils and Dangers to the King and Kingdom.
Upon Question, the last Question to be put into the Remonstrance.
Upon Question, the Masters of the Trinity-house, and some Merchants named in a Paper, produced from the Committee, and the Burgesses of the Ports, to make a Certificate of the Ships lost.
Sir Jo. Ellyott, Sir Nath. Rich. Mr. Pymme, Mr. Littleton, Sir Ro. Mansfeild, Mr. Selden, Sir Tho. Wentworth, Sir H. Martyn, Mr. Whitby: These Gentlemen are to frame a Remonstrance, to be presented to his Majesty, upon these Nine Things, now passed the Question: - Tomorrow Morning, Seven Clock, in the Treasury Chamber.