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, 17o Maii
Bowdler's, &c. Bills.
THE Master of the Rolls added to the Committee for Bowdler and Morgan's Bills : And they Power to send for any, they shall think fit to inform them.
L. 2a. An Act to make void a Decree in Chancery, in a Cause there lately depending, wherein Francis Verzelyne was Plaintiff, Pet. Maning, Eliz. his Wife, &c. Defendants. -
Sir J. Perrott: - That this Land conveyed to Purchasers for valuable Consideration.
Mr. Salter: - That 100 l. given by the now Petitioners, for a Bill of Review; yet afterwards that Bill rejected. -
Committed to Sir Robert Cary, Sir J. Horsey, Sir Peter Haman, Sir H. Spiller, Mr. Bromfeild, Sir Tho. Hobby, Mr. Fetherston, Sir W. Earle, Mr. Amnerst, Sir Sam. Sands, Mr. Salter, Sir Ro. Killigrew, Mr. Mynn, Sir Jo. Dormer, Sir H. Fane, Mr. Crew, Mr. Wentworth, Sir Cary Reynolds, Sir Jo. Trevor, Sir Wm. Strowde, Sir James Perrott, Mr. Kippax, Mr. Crew, Sir H. Anderson, Burgesses of London,, Sir Geor. Manners, Sir Wm. Ayloffe, Sir Jo. Walter, Mr. Wandesford: - This Day sevennight, in the Court of Wards. - Counsel of both Sides, at the Committee.
A Petition of Mr. Mohun, and the Lady Ashton, his Wife. Mohun.
L. 2a. An Act for the Establishing -
Serjeant Davys, - against the Bill.
Sir Wm. Strowde: - This a good Bill, to make Peace between the Father and the Son. - To commit it. - So Sir P. Haman, from Mr. Moore; who desireth to have it committed.
Sir W. Heale: - Indifferent for committing, or not.
Mr. Chidleighe, - for the Committing; Mr. Coke, contra : - So Sir H. Poole.
Mr. Mallett, - for the Committing; Sir Tho. Hobby; contra; Mr. Davys, pro; Chancellor Duchy, pro.
Committed to Sir Edw. Coke, Lord Cavendish, Mr. Crew, Sir Wm. Strowde, Sir George Horsey, Mr. Murrey, Sir J. Horsey, Sir W. Heale, Sir Edw. Mountague, Mr. Pye, Mr. Hopton, Mr. Fetherston, Sir Geor. Moore, the Knights and Burgesses of Yorkeshyre, and Cornewayle, and Devon, Sir Pet. Haman, Sir Tho. Low, Mr. Chancellor, Sir Tho. Grantham, Mr. Chidleighe, Chancellor Duchy:
- To-morrow-sevennight, Exchequer Court. - Counsel on both Parts, and Notice; and to settle Peace, if can be.
Business to done.
Ordered, All publick Businesses shall be preferred; and [no] private, till the publick done.
Sir Sam. Sands : - Some publick Bills private, other private Bills publick.
Sir Edw. Coke; - To put, in the Petition for Grievances, that all others, of like Nature, as these damned, may be by the King recalled; and these to be put into a parliamentary Manner by the Committee.
Mr. Crew: - That the Grievances, in former Sessions, may be considered of.
This Committee, and the former, to be joined in One, to consider of all these, and former. Grievances, in former Sessions; and to prepare them for the King.
The Proclamation, for Gold Weights, to be debated at the Committee for Grievances, and then to be reported to the House.
Sir Geor. Manners reporteth the Bill against Importation of Corn, which was recommitted.
Mr. Snelling, - against this Bill, as most dangerous. -
Taketh away Trade, Shipping, Mariners. - That the Dutch will give 100.000 l. to have this Bill stand for 21 Years,
Mr. Solicitor: - The first Part, against Transportation dangerous; for the second, good ; viz. to have engrossing lawful, when cheap. - To retain this.
Mr. Bateman: - Corn (where none growing there) maketh the Low Countries the greatest in Shipping. -
To make England a Staple of Shipping, then keep out from hence.
Sir Tho. Ryddall; - this Hindrance of Importation most mischievous : - Will hinder all Trade into the Eastern Counties.
Sir D. Digges, as Mr. Solicitor supra. - To re-commit this Bill. - To strike out the first Part, and let the last stand)
Sir Edw. Coke: - Importation of Corn never attempted before to be hindered. This would bar Navigation. - To reject it.
Sir W. Heale: - To restrain Importation of Corn by Strangers, who carry away our Money for the Corn they import.
Sir Tho. Wentworth, as Mr. Solicitor.
Mr. Wentworth: - To reject this Bill, and put the other into the Bill of Continuance of Statutes.
Upon a Question of Re-commitment, the Voice doubtful. - Whether the Question to be put again, or not: - Yet that left, and the first Question put again.
Upon Question, re-committed. - Saturday come-sevennight. Exchequer Chamber.