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, 21 Februarii
Privilege - Abusing Parliament.
SIR Will. Boulstred informs the House, that Burgesse fled from his own Parish, and went to Ipswich; there said, that he had been lately in some Company of the Parliament Hell-hounds and Puritans : There staid.
- To have some Order taken to send for him.
Person sent for.
Ordered, That he shall presently be sent for by the Serjeant; and Warrant to go likewise to the Parties, that are Witnesses against him.
The Committee which was last Session for the Salt-peter Patent, revived; and they to take Consideration....
Herberte's, &c. Decree,
L. 2a. An Act for Reversal of a Decree in Chancery, made between Sir Arnold Herberte, Knight, and others, Plaintiffs, and Lawr. Lownes, Peter Bland, and James Milles, Esquires, and others, Defendants; and for the Assurance of certain Manors, Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, therein and hereafter mentioned, unto the said Lawr. Lownes, and to his Heirs for ever: - Committed to Sir Guy Palmes, Sir J. Perrott, Sir Tho. Morgan, Sir Ew. Thelluall, Sir Edw. Gyles, Mr. Hackwyll, Sir Jo. Strangwayes, Sir P. Hayman, Mr. Long, Mr. Coriton, Mr. Owfeild, Mr. Whitaker, Mr. Rolle, Mr. Taylor, Mr. Morgan, Sir Tho. Jenninges, Sir A. Irby, Mr. Nicholles, Sir Ro. Phillippes, Mr. Creshold, Mr. Vaughan, Sir Tho. Riddall, Sir Ro. Pye, Sir Wm.Boulstrode, Sir Wm. Constable, Sir Ro. Harley, Sir Ro. Maunsell, Sir P. Ryddall, Mr. Kirton, Mr. Cooke, Knights and Burgesses of Yorkeshyre, Mr. Goodwyn, Mr. Earle, Mr. Sherfeild, Sir Ro. North, Sir Wm. Walter, Sir Edw. Leech, Sir Rich. Harrison, Mr. Selden, Mr. Saunders, Mr. Willyams: - Tuesday Afternoon, Court of Wards.
L. 2a. An Act for Confirmation of a Decree, lately made in Chancery by Tho. Lord Coventry, Lord Keeper of the Great Seal of England, in a Cause there depending between Sir A. Herberte Knight, and Others, Plaintiffs, and Lawr. Lownes, of London, Scrivener, and others, Defendants: - Committed to the same Committee, at the former Time and Place.
A Petition, from Mr. Tho. Symonds, read. Referred to the Examination of the Committee for the Merchants Goods.
Ordered, All the Members of this House, which have any Letters, or Copies of Letters, written for Stay of Prosecution of the Proceedings against Papists, shall bring them in to the Sub-committee this Afternoon; and all the Sub-committees, for the Printers, and other Matters, concerning Religion, to bring in likewise, this Afternoon, to the said Sub-committee, their Proceedings ; and all Deputy Custos Rotulorum, or Clerks of the Peace, to be sent to for such Letters, as any of them have.
And all the Sub-committees, for Religion, to have Power to take any Proofs, or Petitions for Proofs, in the several Businesses before them.
Leave of Absence.
Mr. Serjeant Hoskyns, being a Judge of a Circuit, and ... Mayor of. . have Liberty to go down; and to return with all convenient Speed.
Ordered, This grand Committee shall sit again Monday, Nine Clock, and proceed, and all other Businesses set apart; and the Customers to be enjoined then also to attend.