House of Commons Journal Volume 1: 09 March 1624

Pages 680-681

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, 9o Martii


L. 1a. AN Act for Confirmation of the Foundation of the Hospital of King James, founded in Charter-house, in the County of Middlesex, at the humble Petition, and only Costs and Charges, of Tho. Button Esquire, and of the Possessions thereof.

Wadham College.

L. 2a. An Act for the Confirmation of Wadham College, in Oxford, and the Possessions thereof: - Committed to Dr. Gooch, Sir Ro. Phillippes, Sir H. Poole, Sir Wm. Strowde, Sir Jo. Ellyott, Dr. Zouch, Sir Tho. Escort, Dr. Ducke, Sir Tho. Morgan, Sir Ro. Hatton, Mr. Drake, Sir Jo. Strangwayes, Mr. Whystler, Sir Wm. Masham, Sir Ro. Harley, Sir W. Earle, Sir Guy Palmes, Mr. Ducke, Mr. Wandesford: - To-rnorrow, Two of the Clock, in the Court of Wards.

Magdalen College.

L. 2a. An Act for the Reversing and Making void a Decree, made in the Chancery, and of all Orders and Injunctions thereupon had and made, against the Master and Fellows of Magdalen College in Cambridge, and John Smyth, Lessee, at the Suit and Prosecution of the Right honourable Henry Earl of Oxenford, Tho. Wood, and others, for an House and Grounds without Algate, London, contrary to the Statutes 13o Eliz. and 14 Eliz. and Common Law of the Land. -

Sir W. Earle . - That Dr. Gooch, Master of Magdalen College, and so a Party, ought to withdraw.

Resolved, He may first speak, and then withdraw.

Dr. Gooch : - This not a Lease, but an Inheritance. The Queen here no Benefit; but tied, by a Proviso, to pass it over to another, viz. Spinola.

Chancellor of the Duchy. -

Committed to Mr. Treasurer, Sir Charles Mountague, Mr. Pymme, Sir Jo. Ellyott, Mr. Recorder, Mr. Glanvyle, Mr. Mynn, Sir Edw. Gyles, Attorney of the Wards, Sir Ro. Phillippes, Mr. Geor. Herberte, Sir W. Earle, Sir W. Herberte, Sir Tho. Morgann, Sir Christofer Wray, Mr. Chr. Nevyll, Sir Tho. Cheeke, Sir Ro. Hatton, Sir Wm. Strowde, Mr. Weare, Mr. Brooke, Mr. Boswell, Sir D. Digges, Sir Geor. Goring, Chancellor Duchy, Mr. Taylor: - Friday next. Two Clock, in the Exchequer Chamber.

Beaumont's Estate.

Sir Tho. Cheeke.

L. 2a. An Act. -

Committed to Mr. Treasurer, Sir Francis Barrington, Sir Gilbert Gerrard, Sir M. Fleetewood, Mr. Recorder, Sir Ro. Harley, Sir Ewble Thelluall, Sir Geor. Moore, Mr. Litton, Mr. Fetherston, Sir Wm. Herberte, Sir Francis Barnam, Sir Geor. Goring, Mr. Chr. Nevyll, Mr. Brooke, Sir Ro. Coke, Sir H. Wallop, Sir P. Osborne, Mr. Dunch : - Friday, Two Clock, Court of Wards.

Duchy of Cornewayle.

L. 2a. An Act to enable the most excellent Prince Charles to make Leases of Lands, Parcel of his Highness' Duchy of Cornewayle. -

Mr. Glanvyle: - That this Law appropriated only to the Person of the Prince, not to the King, in Time of Vacation of a Prince, or to succeeding Princes. Now here there must be a perpetual Estate, or else the Husbandry of that Country will fail, and the Lands grow barren. - To have this Law made so, as Leases may at all times be made good. -

Committed to Mr. Treasurer, Sir Ed. Coke, Sir H. Fane, Sir Tho. Trevor, Sir Tho. Jermyn, Sir Ed. Verney, Mr. Chichester, Sir Jo. Hobart, Sir Ro. Harley, Mr. Clare, Sir Tho. Cary, Attorney Wards, Sir Francis Cottington, Mr. Glanvyle, Mr. Rich. Vaughan, Mr. Recorder, Sir Jo. Scudamore, Sir Francis Crane, Knights and Burgesses, of Cornewayle and Devon, Sir Ed. Howard, Sir Olyver Cromwell: - Chequer Chamber, Two of the Clock, To-morrow.


L. 2a. An Act for the better Securing of the Subjects from wrongful Imprisonment, and Deprivation of their Trades and Occupations, contrary to the 29th Chapter of the Statute of Magna Charta. -

Sir Geor. Moore: - Sometimes a Commitment may be - Committed to Mr. Treasurer, Sir Edw. Coke, Sir Wm. Fleetewood, Sir Geor. More, Mr. Alford, Mr. Duncke, Mr. Taylor, Sir Guy Palmes, Mr. Mallory, Mr. Corington, Sir Ed. Gyles, Sir G. Gerrard, Mr. Brooke, Mr. Drake, Sir H. Poole, Sir Geor. Manners, Sir Pet. Hayman, Mr. Recorder, Sir Jo. Savyle, Sir A. Ingram, Sir Tho. Escourt, Sir Wm. Spencer, Sir Nich. Tufton : - Every one that will come, to have Voice : - Star-chamber, To-morrow, Two of the Clock.

Member sent for.

The Serjeant to send presently, to bring Sir Tho. Gerrard hither. The Order drawn, subscribed by the Speaker, and sent away presently.


Mr. Glanvyle reporteth, from the Committee for the Bill of Monopolies, some 18 or 20 Alterations now : Two, in the Preamble ; One, in the Time of the King's Publication, in Print, of his Declaration of Monopolies to be against the Law, &c.

Moveth, from the Committee, that this may be ingrossed with all Speed, passed here, and sent up with Recommendation, as last Time; and, because the Lords, having rejected the Bill there, desired a Conference with this House about Monopolies, that, in the Recommendation, our particular Proceedings might be touched to them : And, that it might go alone.

Re-committed : - And to go presently into the Committee Chamber.

Member absconded,

Answer returned by the Serjeant, that Sir Tho. Gerrard hath changed his Lodging; and, where he lay, they either will not, or cannot, tell where he lieth.

Sir Ro. Phillippes: - That the Serjeant at Arms may search for him, attach, and bring him hither To morrow Morning. - Resolved.

Inferior Courts.

L. 2a. An Act for Avoiding of vexatious Delays, caused by removing Actions and Suits out of inferior Courts : - Committed to Sir Ed. Coke, Sir Jo. Savyle, Mr. Sherland, Mr. Carvyle, Mr. Banks, Mr. Wandesford, Attorney Duchy, Sir J. Perrott, Sir Guy Palmes, Barons Cinque Ports, Mr. Taylor, Knights, Burgesses of the County Palatine Lancaster, Chester, Sir A. Ingram, Sir Tho. Savyle, Sir Tho. Post. Hobby, Sir Wm. Strowde, Sir Christofer Hillyard, Sir Peter Ryddall, Sir H. Fane, Sir H. Anderson, Mr. Fetherston, Sir Rich. Wynn, Sir Jo. Stradling, Sir H. Slingesby: - Friday next, Two Clock, Exchequer Chamber.

Process, &c.

L. 2a. An Act to prevent and punish the Abuses, in procuring and punishing [a] Process, and Supersedeas, for the Peace and good Behaviour, &c.

Mr. Whitby: - That the Provision of this Bill may extend to the County Palatyne of Chester, &c. and, to that Purpose, may be committed.

Sir Edw. Coke: - That this Bill passed both Houses, as now. - Not to clog it: But let him draw a new Bill, for the County Palatyne. - This Bill the King gave Life unto, after the Parliament dissolved.

Upon the Question of Commitment, the House divided ; the Desire of many being to have it ingrossed, without committing:

The Yea went out.

Tellers for the Yea, Sir George More, Sir Edw. Sands:

For the Noe, Sir Charles Montagew, Sir H. Poole :

The Noe, 128.

The Yea, 155.

Committed to Sir Edw. Coke, Mr. Glanvyle, Sir W. Earle, Sir Ro. Phillippes, Sir Jo. Savyle, Mr. Jo. Cooke, Sir H. Poole, Sir Geor. Manners, Mr. Whitby, Mr. Brooke, Sir Ro. Harley, Chancellor Duchy, Sir Francis Drake, Mr. Alford, Sir Tho. Escort, Sir Francis Barrington, Sir H. Willyams, Sir P. Hayman, Sir H. Anderson, Sir Francis Fane, Mr. Drake, Mr. Brereton, Mr. Symmes, Sir Geor. More, Sir J. Perrott, Sir A. Ingram, Sir Tho. Walmesley:

- Thursday, Court of Wards, Two Clock.


Ordered, The Committee for Trade shall sit this Afternoon ; and so every Tuesday.


Mr. Glanvyle reporteth from the Committee which went, up into the Committee Chamber, the Bill of Monopolies, with very little Alterations ; which twice read. - ;

Upon Question, Engrossetur, with these Amendments; and that with Speed.


Sir Ro. Phillippes moveth for Letters of Privilege for Sir Tho. Thynne, and his Man. - Resolved.