Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 1, 1547-1629. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Martis, 17o Junii
THE Committee, for drawing a Petition for Melborne, to meet Four Clock this Afternoon, in the former Place.
A Petition from Jubith Cope, read.
Mr. Alderman Molson and Alderman Clitherow to commend this Petition, from this House, to the Lord Mayor and Court of Aldermen.
A Petition, from Pecke, read; for Re-delivery of his Patent.
Upon Question, the Examination of this Patent to be referred to a special Committee. -
Mr. Alford, Sir Ro. Pye, Mr. Morrys, Sir A. Ingram, Sir H. Middleton, Mr. Bradshaw, Mr. Waller, Sir Tho. Grantham, Mr. Coriton, Sir George Powle, Mr. Coke, Mr. Whitaker, Mr. Herrys, Mr. Whystler, Sir Tho. Dacres, Sir James Perrott, Mr. Hollys, Sir Tho. Badger, Alderman Molson, Alderman Clitherow, Mr. Rolles, Sir Jo. Wray, Sir Edw. Basse: To-morrow, Two Clock Afternoon, Court of Wards,
The same Committee to consider of the other Petitions, remaining in the House, and what Course fit to be taken in them.
Sewsters Bill, - To-morrow, Two Clock in the Afternoon, former Place.
Sir W. Earle: - That Mr. Powell hath not tendered any Proof to the Committee against Mr. Baber.
Upon Question, Mr. Baber, upon Acknowlegement of his Offence, to be re-admitted into this House.
Mr. Sherland reporteth the Bill against sending, or going, of any over Sea, to be bred in Popery; with Amendments, and a Proviso. - Engrossetur.
Mr. Baber maketh his Acknowlegement, to the Satisfaction of the House.
Mr. Tichborne reporteth Medway River Bill. - 16, that it is a Monopoly; 15 contra: And, that some of the 16 not against the Body of the Bill.
Upon Question, this Bill to be re-committed: - To meet this Day fortnight, Two Clock, in the former Place.
Mr. Solicitor: - That Mr. Attorney saith, that he moved the King, to give him Leave to send down the Heads of the Pardon; and that his Majesty thought not fit to give him Leave.
Mr. Lewkenor reporteth from the Committee, for Examination of the Abuses of Salt-peter-men[a].
Upon Question, Thomas Thornell to be sent for by the Serjeant, for contemptuous refusing to bring in his Commission ; and Nicholas Stephens to be likewise sent for, to answer his Contempt, in using the Name of the Parliament to countenance his Proceedings ; and to bring in the Commission : To be here To-morrow Morning.
Conference - Subsidy.
Mr. Attorney-general and Sir Edw. Salter bring from the Lords a Message; That they desire a present Conference between a Committee of both Houses, presently, in the Star-chamber, upon some Matter, tending to the Continuance of good Correspondence between both Houses.
Answer returned by the same Messengers: They will give their Lordships a Meeting presently, as is desired.
Sir Edw. Coke, Mr. Glanvyle, Mr. Selden, Mr. Rolles, to be the Reporters.
Sir Edw. Coke reporteth from the Conference, that the Proposition of the Lords was, concerning the Preamble of the Bill of Subsidy ; wherein the Lords are excluded, contrary to ancient Precedents, though the last were so. That the Lords desire, the Words, " the Commons," may be put out. That they desire Warrant from this House, as they will also bring from theirs, that the Committee may so amend it.
This Course was not liked in this House, as being of a dangerous Example, in point of Consequence.
A Message sent to the Lords, by Sir Edw. Coke; That this House will take Consideration hereof, and then send a Message to their Lordships.
No Preface to be made, but in a Word, that there is to be no Preface; and Mr. Speaker to read it.