Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 1, 1547-1629. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Mercurii, 15o Februarii
E. of Dorset.
L. 2a. DORSETT. - Committed to Sir Geor. More, Sir M. Fleetewood, Sir H. Poole, Sir Jo. Hotham, Mr. Taylor, Mr. Sherfeild, Sir Geor. Goring, Sir Jo. Finch, Knights and Burgesses of Sussex and Surrey, Sir Nich. Saunders, Mr. Selden, Mr. Bisse, Sir Ro. Pye, Sir Jo. Butler, Sir John Stradling, Sir Edw. Spencer, Lord St. John, Mr. Whatman, Mr. Law. Whitaker, Mr. Wentworth : - Friday Afternoon, in the Court of Wards, Two Clock.
L. 2. An Act against scandalous and unworthy Ministers : - Committed . . Sir Jo. Finch, Sir Ro. Harley, Mr. Whitakers, Sir William Boulstreade, Sir George More, Sir Francis Barrington, Sir Nath. Rich, Sir Francis Goodwynn, Sir B. Hickes, Sir Ben. Rudyard, Mr. Delbridge, Sir Cl. Throckmorton, Sir Edw. Scott, Mr. Chambers, Sir Jo. Stradling, Sir A. Temple, Mr. Newbery, Mr. Ersfeild, Mr. Littleton, Mr. Dyett, Mr. Pymme, Mr. Jordan, Sir A. Ingram, Sir Tho. Grantham, Sir Tho. Barrington, Mr. Bisse, Mr. Rowse, Mr. Francis Drake, Sir W. Earle, Mr. Wentworth, Mr. Strode, Sir G. Gerrard, Sir M. Fleetewood, Sir P. Haman, Mr. More, Mr. Middleton, Mr. Wandesford, Sir Clipsby Crew, Sir H. Poole, Sir Tho. Cheeke, Sir William Walter, Sir Capel Bedell: - Monday Two Clock, Court of Wards.
Privilege - Arrest of a Member.
Sir Jo. Finch reporteth from the Committee for Privilege, the Case of Mr. Gifford - That it appeared, that 6o Jan. One of the Burgesses first elected, viz. Sir Tho. Jermyn ; and 11o Jan. Mr. Gifford elected; but that the Town Clerk had dated the Indenture 30o Jan. as conceiving it was to bear Date the Day of the next County : So as he was arrested after his Election, but before the Return : his Arrest being 23o Jan.