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, 20o Die Maii
2. Reading: - B. CONCERNING Sanctuary. - Mr. Fuller, Sir Chro. Perkins, Mr. Brook, Sir Roger Owen, Sir Jerome Horsey, Mr. Bowyer, Sir Henry Hubbard, Sir John Bennett, Sir Fr. Knollys, Sir Rob. Stapleton, Sir Fr. Barrington, Mr. Tate, Mr. Brock, Mr. Hyde, Mr. Irby, Mr. Yelverton, Mr. Crewe, Mr. Alford, Mr. D. James, Sir Henry Poole, Sir Tho. Knevett: - To-morrow, Temple.
B. To repeal certain Branches of former Statutes, concerning the Selling of Wines at certain Prices : - Committed with this - Committee, and to the former Committee for the same Bill, upon the Motion of Mr. Brook.
Bringing Water to London.
3. Reading;: - B. For the Bringing in of a fresh Stream of running Water to the North Parts of the City of London.
The House divided:
With the Noe, 49.
With the Yea, 60.
Mr. Recorder, in the Name of the Lord Mayor and the State of the City, hath promised, that they will submit themselves to such Order for Recompence to be given to Captain Colthirst, as the Lord Chancellor shall set down.
Sir John Crook and Mr. D. Swale bring from the Lords two Bills:
The One went from the House, For the better Establishing and Continuance of true Religion.
B. For the Avoiding of Suits about the Fens, &c.
1. Reading: - B. For the Avoiding of Suits about the Fens in the Ise of Elye, &c.
Mr. Lloyd called in, for serving a Subpoena on Sir Rich. Bulkley; and ordered to stay with the Serjeant till Tomorrow.
Mr. Solicitor maketh Report of the Conference Yesterday, touching the Exceptions taken by the Lords to the Bills of Recusants. -
Though some Persons, out of the House, might speak of the Differences and Disputations, yet all to our and their Good. -
1. His Majesty's Right.
2. The Union: - In a golden Record.
3. The Subsidy.
4. These Bills of Recusants : -
The Grounds of all Arts taken from Contradictions. -
Perplexed Counsels, prima facie laeta, tractatu dura, eventu misera. -
The Reasons he would report to the House; and he did not doubt but they should receive their Bills, either as they were, or with such Amendments as they should not dislike.