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, 15 Martii, 1609
L. 1. B. FOR the Draining of certain Fens and low Grounds, in the Isle of Elye, and Counties of Cambridge, Huntingdon, and Suffolk.
Q. For Reject - The House divided :
for the Yea, Sir Geo. Moore, Sir Edw. Hobby, : Yea, 70.
for the Noe : Sir Rob. Knollys, Mr. Fuller, : Noe, 77.
To have a second Reading.
Monday, in open Court, Counsel, - Salters.
L. 2. - Abuses in Clothing: - Committed to the great Committee for Clothing.
Tenures and Wardships.
Mr. May: - Form Yesterday; - Matter now: - Taking away Tenures. - Knotty involved. -
This to be called a blessed Parliament. -
A Committee of the whole House: - To sit every other Day.
Sir Maurice Berkley: - The Committee; for Wards, to begin Tomorrow Morning.
Committee of the whole House, for Wards, to begin at Seven, or Eight; to sit till half an Hour after Nine.
The House to sit till half an Hour after Eleven.
Committee for Grievances to sit in the Afternoon. -
Private Bills till Three a Clock.
L. 2. - Assignment of Debts: Privy Council, the King's Counsel Sir H. Nevill, Mr. Fuller, Mr. May, Sir Edw. Grevill, Sir Rob. Hitcham, Sir Jo. Hungerford, Sir Henry Poole, Mr. Alford, Sir H. Nevill, Mr. Crewe, Mr. Hare, Mr. Yelverton, Sir Nich. Saunders, Mr. Duncombe, Sir Tho. Vavasor, Sir Walter Cope, Sir Charles Cornwallys, Mr. Middleton, Mr. Mathewe, Mr. Gore, Mr. Fanshawe, Sir Wm. Strowd, Sir Antho. Cope, Sir Jerome Horsey, Sir Warwick Heale, Sir Geo. Moore, Mr. Hakewill, Mr. Forsett, Sir Tho. Lowe, Sir Edm. Bowyer: - Monday, Chequer Chamber.
Tenures and Wardships.
Having received his Majesty's gracious Message, for Leave to treat of Wardship; to send to the Lords, that we had a Purpose to present, -
Mr. Recorder: - That though in this Petition we have joined with their Lordships, and have received his Majesty's Answer; yet the Hdnour and Order of Our own House doth require that we send by our Speaker.
Sir Edwyn Sandys, contra.
That great Concurrence, with great Content, in all things, this Session, especially this Matter of Tenures: - Entering into Consideration how to proceed, we could
not do less than to begin with Thanks. - We could not find any other Course, than by our Speaker. And because in all Things we have found Correspondence with their Lordships we could, in this Form, pass by their Lordships, but to give them Knowledge of our Purpose.
The Constable of Snowe-hill: - Seven a Clock Tomorrow Morning: - Committee for Privileges.
Sir S. Proctor.
Sir Stephen Proctor's Business. - this Afternoon.
L. 1. B. For the Preservation of Wood and Timber. -
Mr. Moore, Mr. Alford. - Much Dispute. -
Q. of Rejection: - Resolved, To have a second Reading.
Sir James Scudamore's Man: - Referred to the Committee for Privileges.
The Habeas Corpus returned by the Sheriff, and the Sheriff appearing that arrested.