Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 1, 1547-1629. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Lunae, 15o Martii
L. 2a. AN Act for the Securing of the Lordship or Manor of Goteland, alias Gothland, and the Tenants of the same, under the most excellent Prince Charles his Highness, from the Incumbrances of Sir Rich. Ethrington, Knight: - Committed to Sir Jo. Savyle, Sir. Tho. Hobby, Mr. Wandesford, Sir Tho. Savyle, Sir Jo. Walter, Mr. Secretary Cottington, Mr. Shervyle, Knights and Burgesses of Yorkeshire, Sir Tho. Escort, Sir Geor. Dalston, Sir H. Poole, Sir Tho. Trevor, Sir J. Clifton : - Thursday, Two Clock, Court of Wards.
Welch Cloths, &c.
Sir Edw. Coke, Sir H. Poole, Sir H. Spiller, Mr. Recorder, Sir Nath. Rich, Mr. Glanvyle, Sir Jo. Walter, Sir Clement Throckmorton, Sir Francis Barrington, Sir Geor. More, Attorney Wards, Mr. Alford, Sir Jo. Savyle, Sir Francis Seymor, Mr. Solicitor, Sir Tho. Post. Hobby, Mr. Lowther, Mr. Brooke, to take the Two Bills for Elections, and to draw them into One Bill.
Resolved, The Bailiff of the Town is to amend it, and not the Clerk of the Crown. The Return to be sent down, to that Purpose, to the Bailiff in the Country; and to return John Maynard for One of the Burgesses for that Borough.
Mr. Barkeley : - That an ancient Incorporation before 1 Mariae, when a new Charter obtained. - That .... Ed. VI. the Return made by the Bailiff and Burgesses, pro se et aliis. That " Ballivus et Burgenses," et " Ballivus et duodecim Burgenses," all one. - Altering of Elections, long continued, dangerous.
Mr. Justice Winch and Serjeant Davys, bring a Message from the Lords; That their Lordships desire a Conference with the Committees, who attended the King Yesterday, about making the Report of his Majesty's Answer Yesterday to both Houses; the rather, because some Mistakings have been spread abroad of it; and the Prince hath sithence attended his Majesty, who hath given his Highness Authority to explain the same.
Under-sheriff of Cambridge.
L. 2a. An Act for the freer Liberty of Fishing, and fishing Voyages, to be made and performed in the Sea-coasts and Places of Newfoundland, Virginia, New England, and other the Sea-coasts and Parts of America: - Committed to Sir Ed. Coke, Mr. Wandesford, Mr. Brooke, Sir Tho. Middleton, Mr. Sherfeild, Mr. Bateman, Sir Geor. Chudleighe, Mr. Ducke, Mr. Attorney Wards, Mr. Lenthall, Mr. Cooke, Mr. Farrar, Mr. Whyteway, Mr. Mynn, Mr. Sherwyll, Mr. Neale, Sir A. Ingram, all the Burgesses of the Sea-ports, Sir Edw. Pitt, Sir B. Hicks, Sir P. Mutton, Sir Jo. Strangwayes, Sir Edw. Gyles, Sir Tho. Hobby, Sir G. Horsey: - Wednesday, Two Clock, Court of Wards.