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, 15o Junii, 1604
Chanterell's, &c. Nat.
Gordon's,&c. Nat. L. 3.
Le Grys' Decree.
L. 3. An Act for Performance of a Decree in Chancery between Wm. Le Grys Plaintiff, and Rob. Cottrell Defendant,&c. - thirdly read, and, upon Motion, re-committed; and Counsel to be heard on both Parts, at the Committee, on Monday next, in the Exchequer Chamber.
The Proviso and Amendments in the Act against Ordnance. Transportation of Iron Ordnance (which came down from the Lords) read twice, and, upon the Question of Commitment, rejected, with the Bill itself.
Counsel [e] at the Bar heard in Defence of the Proviso offered by Sir Tho. Cornwall to the Bill of Restitution of the Children of John Littleton Esquire, &c. And, upon Mr. Speaker's Motion, a general Saving of all Mens Rights, wherein Sir Tho. was included, allowed by the House.
L. 2. B. For Redress of certain Abuses and Deceits in Painting: - Committed to Sir Lewys Lewknor, Mr. Spycer, Sir Edw. Hobby, Mr. Edw. Jones, Mr. Martin, Mr. Gore, Sir John Scott, Sir John Hollis, Sir Henry Mountague, Mr. Tate, Mr. James, Sir Roland Litton, Mr. Parkinson, Sir Vincent Skynner, Mr. Toby Matthewe, Sir John Thynne, Sir John Trevor, Mr. Thomas Trevor, Sir Tho. Holcroft, Sir Robert Cotton, Sir Walter Cope, Mr. Antrobus, Sir Edw. Grevill, Mr. Fuller, Sir Henry Billingsley, Mr. Wyseman, Sir John Smyth :- - To meet on Monday next, in the Middle Temple Hall.
B. For the Continuance of divers Statutes, and for the Repealing of some others, formerly reported by Mr. Moore, with divers Provisoes and Alterations, now read articulatim ; and several Questions made upon Quest, of Words, Acts, and Provisoes, reported.
In the Act 35o Eliz. (intituled, An Act to retain the Queen's Majesty's Subjects in their due Obedience) a Clause added by the Committee, that the Husband shall not pay for the Wife's Recusancy, much argued by Mr. Fuller, Sir John Hobart, Mr. Wentworth, Mr. D. James, Sir Lewys Lewknor, Mr. Crewe, Sir Tho. Hobby, Mr. Lewknor, Sir John Savill, Sir Wm. Morrice, Sir Edw. Lewknor.
Putting the Question.
House to sit.
43o Eliz. AN Act for Explanation of a former Act, 13o Eliz. to make the Lands and Goods of Accountants liable to the Payment of their Debts. - Whether to be repealed, argued by Mr. Dyett, Sir Herbert Crofts, Sir Edw. Hobby, Mr. Martin, Sir Wm. Bowyer, Sir Tho. Hobby, Mr. Overbury, Sir Francis Bacon, Mr. Yelverton.
Moved, that all Receivers and Accountants of the House, should go forth; which was contested, and stayed. Question made, Whether this Law shall continue until the End of the next Session of Parliament?
The Lord Buckhurst and Sir Edw. Hobby, being appointed to number, differed in their Report; and thereupon the House divided again. This did not satisfy, being averred to be contrary to Precedent; and bred much Debate, what was to be done.