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, 8 Junii, 1604
L. 1. B. OF Restitution in Blood of Thomas Littleton, eldest Son of John Littleton, late of Frankley, in the County of Wigorn, Esquire, deceased; John Littleton, second Son of the said John Littleton, deceased, and Edw. Littleton, third Son of the said John Littleton, deceased; Bridgett Littleton, eldest Daughter of the said John Littleton, deceased; and Anne Littleton, second Daughter, &c.
Gordon's &c. Nat.
B. For the repressing of Abuses in Brewers, Alehouse- keepers against the Laws, &c. reported from the Committee by Mr. Pettus, with Amendments; which were twice read ; and the Bill, upon the Quest, usual, rejected.
Guns and shooting.
B. For the better Execution of the Intent and Meaning of former Statutes against shooting in Guns. Destroying of Hares, &c. reported by Mr. Winch, with Amendments; the Amendments twice read; the Bill much disputed by Mr. James, Mr. Middleton, Mr. Bond; amended upon the Dispute, at the Board, in Three Places; and, upon Question, ordered to be ingrossed.
L. 2. B. For the Frustrating of a Release unduly procured by Edmond Penning, &c. - Committed to Sir Lewys Lewknor, Sir John Hobart, Sir John Shirley, Mr. Martin, Sir Robert Maunsell, Sir John Bennett, Sir John Hollis, Sir Lawrence Tanfield, Sir Henry Compton, Mr. D. James, Sir John Scott, Sir Daniel Dun, Sir Edw. Grevill, Sir Edw. Denny, Mr. Hitcham, Sir Henry Hobart, Mr. Hare, Sir John Savill, Mr. Ryvett, Mr. Oxborough, Sir Geo. Moore, Sir Edw. Lewknor, Sir Rob. Drury, Mr. Toby Matthewe, Sir Robert Wroth, Sir Francis Bacon, Mr. Alford: - To meet on Monday next, in the Exchequer Chamber.
Mr. Speaker, to Anthony Penning, of the Proceeding of this Bill; that he may attend the Committee with his Counsel, and there be heard at large, if he so require it, according to the ordinary Justice of the House in such Cases.
An Instrument read by a Bishop, coming from the Convocation-house. - A Mislike uttered, that the House of the Commons should deal in any Matters of Religion. - Dislike of the Conference of the Bishops with us. -
Sundry Motions ensued this Report, by Sir Vincent Skynner, Mr. Nath. Bacon, Mr. Winch, Sir Edw. Hobby, Mr. Wyseman, Sir Tho. Holcroft, Mr. Hedley, Sir Walter Cope, Mr. Martin, Sir William Bulstrod, Sir Edw. Hext, Sir Edw. Lewknor, Mr. Tate, Mr. Yelverton, Mr. Fuller, Sir Geo. Moore, Sir John Hollis. -
1. That the great Committee shall select a Sub-committee amongst themselves, to search, view, and consider of all such Precedents, as have warranted, or may warrant, this House to intermeddle with Matters ecclesiastical.