Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 1, 1547-1629. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Saturni, 9o Junii, 1604
Vincent's, &c. Nat.
L. 2. B. Against Usury: Committed to Sir Edwyn Sandys, Sir Geo. Moore, Sir Henry Billingsley, Mr. Edward Francis, Sir Tho. Freak, Mr. Yelverton, Sir John Williams, Sir John Heigham, Sir Rob. Oxenbridge, Mr. Gore, Mr. Lawrence Hyde, Mr. Winch, Mr. Moore, Sir Francis Barrington, Sir Edw. Stafford, Mr. Johnson, Mr. Martin, Sir Rob. Wroth, Sir Geo. Fleetwood, Mr. Pettus, Sir Charles Cornwallys, Mr. D. James, Sir John Scott, Mr. Fuller, Sir John Thynne, Mr. Wyseman, Mr. Wymark, Mr. Tey: - To meet on Tuesday, in the Exchequer Chamber.
Privilege- Simpson, a Prisoner.
Moved by Sir Edw. Hobby, That Simpson, a Prisoner in the Tower, for arresting Sir Tho. Shirley, might be brought into the House on Monday; and that the House would extend Mercy towards him, paying his Fees.
Devon, &c. Fishing.
B. For the Redressing of certain Inconveniences in the Statute 21 H. VIII. Cap. 13. intituled, An Act against Pluralities of Benefices, for taking of Farms, &c. reported from the Committee by Sir Edward Mountague, with Alteration of the Title, viz. Bill against Pluralities of Benefices with Cure; which Alteration being twice read, the Bill, upon Question, ordered to be ingrossed.
Purchases by Clergymen.
L. 1. B. For the Repeal and Explanation of Part of the Statute of 21 H. VIII. touching Purchases and Bargains by spiritual Men; - Upon this first Reading, for some apparent Mischief discovered in it, put to Question, and rejected.
An Act for the providing of a learned and godly Ministry, being upon the third Reading, re-committed, was returned by Mr. Tate, with new Amendments; which, being thrice read, upon Question, were ordered to be ingrossed, and inserted; and the Bill, upon another Question, passed.
Guns and shooting.
L. 2. B. For the Confirmation of the Charter of the Hospital of Brydewell: - Committed to Sir Rob. Wroth, Sir John Hollis, Sir Henry Nevill, Mr. Wymark, Mr. Martin, Sir Edw. Hobby, Sir Edw. Grevill, Sir Geo. Villyers, Sir Walter Cope, Sir Vincent Skynner, Sir Antho. Rowse, Sir Edw. Tyrrell, Mr. Toby Matthewe, Mr. Fuller, Sir Arthure Atye, Sir Oliver St. John, Sir Edmond Bowyer, Sir Herbert Crofts, Sir Francis Bacon, the Knights and Burgesses for London, Sir Henry Mountague, Sir Henry Goodyeare, Sir Edmond Sheffield, Sir Francis Fane, Sir
Nicholas Saunders, Sir Wm. Strode, Sir Jerome Horsey, Sir John Heigham, Sir John Thynne, Sir Roger Aston, Sir Geo. Manors, Mr. Hyde, Mr. Moore, Mr. Antrobus, Sir Henry Compton: - To meet on Wednesday, in the Middle Temple Hall.