House of Commons Journal Volume 1: 06 March 1624

Pages 678-679

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

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Sabbati, 6 Martii


L. 3a. AN Act for the Punishment of divers Abuses on the Lord's Day, called Sunday. - Upon Question, passed.


L. 3a. An Act to prevent and reform profane Swearing and Cursing : - Upon Question, passed.


L. 3a. An Act for the Explanation of a Branch of the Statute, made in the third Year of the King's Majesty's Reign of England, intituled, An Act for the better Discovering and Repressing of Popish Recusants: - Upon Question passed.

Limitation of Actions.

L. 3a. An Act for Limitation of Actions, and for Avoiding of Suits in Law.

Mr. Glanvyle: - That this Bill goeth as well to inferior Courts, per loquelam, as to superior; which not remedied by the Proviso here.

The Word, " Plaint," added by Mr. Glanvyle, coming up to the Table; first written in Paper; twice read ; then put in, and once read.

Then the Bill, upon Question, passed.

General Issue.

L. 3a. An Act to admit the Subject to plead the General Issue, in Informations of Intrusion, brought on the behalf of the King's Majesty, and to retain his Possession till Trial: - Upon Question, passed.

Penal Laws.

L. 3a. An Act for the Ease of the Subject, concerning Information upon penal Laws : - Upon Question, passed.

Vere's Nat.

L. 3a. An Act for the Naturalizing of Eliz. Vere, and Mary Vere, Daughters of Sir Horace Vere, Knight: - Upon Question, passed.

Conference, &c.

Mr. Attorney-general and Mr. Serjeant Crooke bring a Message from the Lords; That they, desiring the Continuance of the good Correspondence of the Houses, - that, by reason of the Indisposition of Health of my Lord of Canterbury, and Lord President, there is yet no Report made, to that House, of his Majesty's Answer Yesterday : And, if there be no Report already made here, the Lords have appointed their Committee to meet with the Committee of this House, as oft as Cause shall be, to agree upon the Report; and to begin this Afternoon, at Two of the Clock, in the Painted Chamber.

Answer by the same Messengers, with Thanks for their Lordships Correspondence thus continued with this House: That no Report yet made here, neither could, being a Committee of both Houses. - Like well of the Course propounded, and will give Meeting, at the Time and Place propounded.


Sir Edw. Sands delivereth in the Original of our Reasons to the Lords.

Ordered, The same shall be fair written out, together with the Addition, and kept for a Memorial in this House ; but no Copy to be made thereof.


Resolved, The Committee, now to meet with the Lords, may take Notes, and use them, for giving the House the better Information : And Sir Nath. Rich, Mr. Recorder, Sir Ro. Phillippes, Sir D. Digges, are specially appointed to do it.

Searching Ships.

Sir Tho. Escourt moveth, to search the East India Ships for Money.

Exporting Wool, &c.

L. 2a. An Act against the Exportation of Wool, Woolfells, Woollen Yarn, Fullers Earth, and Fulling Clay. -

Sir A. Ingram: - Our Wool, and Fullers Earth, make them, beyond Sea, make good Cloth for all Weathers. - Blood here. - This may be done by a Servant, without Master's Privity. - To provide for Innocency.

Sir Edw. Coke: - To have it added to any thing, to be made Felony hereafter, that the Party accused may produce his Witnesses, and have learned Counsel for him.

Sir Ro. Hitcham: - To have some Time, before it begin.

Mr. Comptroller : - Rather a Praemunire, Forfeiture of Ship, &c. than Felony; because no Benefit to any body by it, so as no Man will prosecute it.

Sir H. Anderson: - That the Wool-fells of his Country will make no Cloth, but very coarse. -

Committed to Mr. Comptroller, Sir Edw. Coke, Sir Geor. Moore, Mr. Alford, Sir H. Anderson, Sir Ro. Hitcham, Sir Jo. Savyle, Sir Geo. Savyle, Sir Ro. Crane, Mr. Carvyle, Mr. Glanvyle, Sir Ro. Jackson, Sir H. Poole, Sir Peter Ryddan, Sir Tho. Escort: All, that will come, to have Voice : - Monday, Exchequer Chamber, Two Clock.