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, 6o Die Maii, 1606
Writs of error.
2. Reading: - B. AGAINST the Delay and the Defeating of the Course of Law and Justice, by Writs of Error, in Cases of Trials by Verdict: - Committed to the former Committee for Errors. - Mr. Hoskins hath it: - Tomorrow. - Sir H. Poole, Sir John Heigham, Mr. Dammett, added.
Fees for Copies.
2. Reading: - B. To reform the Abuses in Writing of Copies, &c. - Committed to the former Committee; and added; Mr. Serjeant Shirley, Sir James Perrott, Mr. Yong, Mr. Shelley, Mr. Sam. Lewknor, Mr. Davies, Sir Edwyn Sandys, Sir Tho. Bishop, Mr. Blinco, Mr. Hoskins: - Meet Tomorrow.
Sir Rob. Wingfield, - for Privilege: - A Subpoena in the Star-chamber. -
Send for him that served it. - The principal Man in Prison.
Marshalsea: - To-morrow, - Sir Rob. Stapleton moved it, and hath the Bill.
Preamble for Grievances, read publickly.
To be made ready for the King, ingrossed in Parchment.
2. Reading: - B. For the better Execution of sundry Statutes touching Purveyors and Car-takers : - Committed to the former Committee: - To-morrow in the Afternoon, Court of Wards.
Mr. Shurdie, against the Bill of Fens : -
Mr. Stephens, for it: - At the Bar, of Counsel.
The Bill to be re-committed: - This Afternoon.
A new Proviso, twice read.
Another, twice read.
Both committed, with the Bill. - This Afternoon, Exchequer Chamber.
Ld. Chandoz' Estate.
Sir Edwyn Sandys maketh Report, that my Lady Chandoz hath given collateral Security, a Bond sealed, with Edw. Ferrers, and Ferrers, Sureties.
Order, That it should be kept in Mr. Speaker's Hands, and delivered by him, after the Bill passed, into the Chamber of London, there to be kept.
Because the Bill was not reported, the Bond stayed in the Clerk's Hands.
The Order under their Hands, whom it concerneth, for Mr. Speaker's Discharge.
3. Reading: - The Bill to enlarge the Statutes now in force against Usury. -
Much disputed : - Mr. Martin, Mr. Bond, Sir Nath. Bacon: - In sudore vultus tui edes panem tuum.
Sir Gam. Capell, against the Bill, with a long Speech. -
Re-committing ingrossed Bills.
It was much disputed, whether a Bill, being ingrossed, and Fault found with it, whether it should be put to Question for Re-commitment in the Committee
Chamber, or for Amendment. -
The Quest. to be amended.
Proviso thrice read.
Q. First, for the Proviso to be added: - Upon the Question, rejected.
Q. Whether the Bill should be put to absolute Question: - Resolved.
Q. upon the Bill; and rejected.