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, 9 Aprilis
Bromfeild, &c. Tenants.
L. 2a. An Act for the Establishing of the Estates of the Tenants of Bromfeild and Yale, in the County of Denbighe, and of the Tenures, Rents, and Services, thereupon reserved: - Committed to Sir Ew. Thelluall, Sir Rich. Gravenor, Sir James Perrott, Mr. Coriton, Mr. Littleton, Knights and Burgesses of Wales and Cheshyre, Mr. Edwards, Sir Ar. Ingram : - This Afternoon, Two Clock, Exchequer Chamber.
Mr. Hackwill reporteth from the Committee for Privileges, the Case of Coventry. - Two Indentures returned: By One, Mr. Isaac Walden, and ... by the other, Mr. Greene, and Mr. Purefey, Gentlemen of Worth, but no Inhabitants, nor Freemen. -
Sheriff called to Bar.
Upon Question, that Knight, One of the Sheriffs, to be called to the Bar, and there to acknowlege his Error, in not returning Mr. Greene and Mr. Purefey, being elected by the major Part of the Electors.
The Clerk of the Crown and Sheriffs of Coventry, called in; and Knight endorsed his Name, upon the Back of the Writ, to the Return of Mr. Greene and Mr. Purefey. Ordered, The Clerk of the Crown shall take the other Indenture, whereby Walden and the other Citizen are returned, off the File.
A Member to explain.
He called in, and taking his Place, Mr. Speaker asked him that Question : Who answered, that Sir Edw. Rodney told him, some Soldiers were to come to their City; and that he, knowing the City better than he, should place the Soldiers according to his Discretion. Then he again, required to do it, withdrew.
Upon Question, Mr. Baber shall be suspended and sequestered from the House, till the further Pleasure of the House; and that the further Examination of this Business shall be referred to the former Committee, for Examination, the Abuses of Deputy Lieutenants; and, till a Report made from that Committee, in the full House, no Motion shall be made for his Admission into the House. This to be signified to him by the Serjeant.
Tonage and Poundage - Remonstrance to the King.
Mr. Bankes reporteth from the grand Committee, the Bill concerning Tonage and Poundage. - That they have all resolved, that there should be a Remonstrance made to his Majesty, of our Right; and to have a Book of Rates agreed upon in Parliament; and that.....
Tonage and Poundage.
Call of the House.
Ordered, The House shall be called upon Thursday next Week; and every Member of the House then to attend, upon Pain of 10l. to be disposed [of,] as the House shall appoint, besides such further [Forfeiture.] as the House shall inflict.