House of Commons Journal Volume 1: 08 May 1606

Pages 306-307

Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 1, 1547-1629. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.

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Jovis, 8o Die Maii, 1606


SIR Robert Johnson bringeth in the Bill to restrain the Commissions of Purveyors; and, upon the Question, to be ingrossed.

Throckmorton's Estate.

1. Reading: - B. For the Settling of the Manor of Rye, in the Counties of Glocester and Worcester, upon Wm. Throckmorton Esquire, and his Heirs, according to a Feoffment thereof made by Charles late Earl of Devon.


Sir Edward Mountague bringeth in the Bill for the Lawfulness of Bowling.

Upon the Question for ingrossing, the House divided :

With the Yea, 68.

With the No, 45. - Ingrossetur.

Fees for Copies.

Mr. Hoskins bringeth in the Bill against the Abuses in Writing of Copies ; and reporteth, that the Bill containing the same Matter that other Bills afore did contain, preferred this Session; and that the Committees not thinking fit to deal with Fees heretofore usual and accustomed; they thought therefore fit that the Bill should sleep until the next Session.

He also bringeth in the Bill for Skinners, as agreed by the Committees; with a Proviso, to continue till the End of [a] the next Parliament.

The Bill and Proviso thirdly read; and, upon the Question, to be ingrossed.


Mr. Winch bringeth in the Bills for the Election of Knights and Burgesses, &c.

The particular Bill to sleep.

The other, being more general, to be ingrossed.


Mr. Moore bringeth in the Bill for the Draining of Fens, upon the Re-commitment, with new Amendments ; the Amendments twice read; and Two Provisoes brought in; which were committed:- - Both rejected.

Another Proviso offered by Sir John Peyton, and rejected.

The Bill, upon the Question, to be ingrossed.

Forestallers, &c.

3. Reading: - The Bill against Forestallers and Regrators, &c. of Victual [b]. Amendments put in this Bill; the Bill, 3. read; and the Bill, upon the Question, rejected.

Purveyors, &c.

Mr. Lawrence Hyde bringeth in the new Bill against Purveyors and Car-takers, with Amendments; which being read ; ordered to be ingrossed.

Attainders - Gunpowder Plot.

Mr. Solicitor bringeth in from the Committee the Bill Attainders - of general Attainders, with sundry Amendments; giveth the Reason of them ; bringeth some Provisoes of Mr. Tresham, and other Provisoes; but saith, the Committees thought fit to have a Conference with the Lords, before the Amendments were read and offered to the House. -

Clergy Subsidies.

Sir John Crook, Mr. D. Swale, and Sir John Tyndall, bring from the Lords, the Act for Confirmation of the Subsidies of the Clergy : -

And that, for ecclesiastical Causes, they will give Conference and Answer upon Saturday, in the former Place, with the former Committees.

The House resolveth to attend it.

The Lords will give Answer only, and not Conference.

The Message, to confer and answer. -

The Message was, to give Meeting, and Answer. -

The House answ. to give Attendance. - The former Committee appointed for the Service.

Resolved, to hear Answer only. -

Attainders - Gunpowder Plot.

All the Lawyers of the House to consider of the Provisoes presently.

Mr. Durdent, - in die Bill of Attainders, - Mr. Brock, Mr. Winch, Mr. Fuller, Mr. Recorder, Mr. Hoskins, Mr. Tate, Mr. Brook, Mr. Jones, Mr. Martin.


Marshalsea: - Temple, To-morrow.

Executions, &c.

Executions; Attorneys: - This Day.


Committees added to the Bill touching the Delay of Executions : Sir Wm. Strowd, Sir Antho. Cope, Sir Tho. Mansell, Mr. Davyes, Sir Edw. Mountague, Mr. Stepney, Sir Rob. Oxenbridge, Mr. Bowyer, Sir Rich. Spencer, Sir Geo. Moore, Sir Tho. Beamont, Sir Edm. Bowyer, Sir Herbert Crofts, Sir Warwick Heale, Sir Gam. Capell, Sir Fr. Knollys, Mr. Durdent, Sir Rich. Spencer, Sir Jerome Bowes, Sir Henry Jenkins, Mr. Hopton, Sir Henry Nevill, Mr. Chock, Sir Walter Vaughan, Sir Fr. Goodwyn -

Middle Temple Hall, this Day.

Clergy Residence.

3. Reading : - Bill to repeal and alter certain Clauses in divers Statutes, touching Residence of beneficed Men : - Upon the Question, passed.

Throckmorton's Estate.

2. Reading: - The Bill for the Settling of the Manor of Rye, in the Counties of Glocester and Worcester, upon Wm. Throckmorton Esquire, and his Heirs, &c. - Committed : - Sir H. Nevill, Mr. Bowyer, Sir H. Goodyear, Sir Wm. Lowre, Sir H. Mountague, Sir Rob. Wingfield, Sir Fr. Knollys, Sir Herbert Crofts, Mr. John Throckmorton, Sir Rob. Phelips, Sir Warwick Heale, Sir Maurice Berkley, Sir John Hollice, Mr John Hare, Mr. Hyde, Sir Rich. Verney, Sir Rob. Oxenbridge, Sir Jo. Smyth, Sir Tho. Maunsell, Sir Rich. Gargrave, Mr. Winch, Mr. Overberry, Mr. May, Mr. Hoskins, Sir Fr. Barrington, Sir John Luson, Sir Tho. Knevett, Sir Wm. Bulstrod, Mr. Martin, Mr. Tolderby, Mr. Yelverton, Sir Walter Code: - To-morrow, Temple.

Attainders - Gunpowder Plot.

Mr. Secretary Herbert sent to the Lords, touching a Conference in the Bill of Attainders -

The Lords will give a Conference, with Forty, Tomorrow, in the Painted Chamber.

The Committee for Attainders to meet.

Clergy Subsidy.

The Subsidy of the Clergy to be read Tomorrow, in the Afternoon.

Attainders - Gunpowder Plot.

The Provisoes and Amendments in the Bill of Attain- ders, being agreed on, brought in by Sir Henry Mountague, and reported ; but agreed to have a Conference with the Lords Tomorrow, before it be received into the House, or thirdly read.