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, 26o Martii
Insolence of Soldiers.
Mr. Hackwell reporteth from the Committee for Privileges, 1. For Gatton. - Two Indentures returned; One, by the Inhabitants of Gatton; the other by Mr. Copley solely: Mr. Owfeild, and Sir Ch. Howard, returned by the Inhabitants; Sir Tho. Lake, and Mr. Jerome Weston, returned by Mr. Copley. Mr. Copley insisted upon this, that he the sole Inhabitant. 33o H. VIII. Copley, as sole Inhabitant, returned Two Burgesses, and served. 1o, 2, Mar. Mr. Copley made the like Return : So 2o and 3 Ph. and Mar.
On the other Part, 7 Ed. VI. Mrs. Copley, et omnes inhabitantes, returned. 28o, 43 Eliz. 1o, and 18 Jac. the Return made by the Inhabitants: And that, in all the latter Parliaments, Mr. Copley joined with other Inhabitants in the Return.
2ly, For Exceter. - Mr. Lynn, and Mr.... returned by One Indenture; and Mr. Lynn, and Mr. Jordan, by Election, another. A Prescription, the Mayor and Common Council nominated Four, out of which the Burgesses chose Two. That the Mayor and 24 now nominated Mr. Lynn, Mr. Martyn, and Two others ; but not Mr. Jordan: But that Mr. Jordan chosen by greater Number, than Mr. Martyn. -
Mr. Attorney General and Sir.. Ayloffe bring a Message from the Lords; That they desire a Conference with this House, about a Petition to his Majesty, for the Execution of the Laws against Jesuits, Priests, and Popish Recusants: Their Number 30; the Time, Three of the Clock this Afternoon, if it stand with the Conveniency of this House, in the Painted Chamber.
Sir Roger North, Sir Tho. Cheeke, Mr. Charles Price, Sir Ro. Crane, Sir Tho. Barrington: These, with the former 56, to meet with the Lords at the Conference ; and Mr. Secretary Coke to make the Report to the House, what the Lords propound. The Committee to hear, and not to speak.