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, 16 Aprilis
Ld. Morley's Estate.
L. 2a. AN Act for the perfect Settling and Confirmation of the Estates, and Customs, of the Customary Tenants of the Right Honourable Henry now Lord Morley and Lord Mounteagle, Baron of Rye, within the Manor of Hornby, and elsewhere, within the Townships of Tatham, &c. - Committed to Mr. Sherfeild, Sir Tho. Hobby,Knights and Burgesses of Lancashyre, Sir Tho. Barrington, Sir Ew. Thelluall, Sir H. Fane, Mr. Whitakers, Mr. Alford, Mr. Noy, Mr. Mallory, Sir Rich. Gravenor, Knights and Burgesses of Cheshyre, Sir A. Ingram, Mr. Ravenscroft, Mr. Goodwyn : - Saturday, Two Clock, Exchequer Court. Notice to the Parties.
L. 2a. - Citations. - Upon Question, Engrossetur.
Collection on Fast-day, &c.
Sir Wm. Bulstrode reporteth the Sum collected at the Feast, and Communion. - 80l. and odd Money, under 40s.
Upon Question, 20 Nobles a-piece, in Plate, to be presented to Dr. Burgesse and Mr. Dyke, 10l. to be given the Ministers of the Church of St. Margaret's, besides the
Payment for the Wine. The rest to be distributed to the Poor by the Committee; wherein special Respect to be had to the Gatehouse, and the Poor within this Parish, and the Fleete, and the Marshalsea.
Petition against Mr. Mohun.
Mr. Vivion moveth for a select Committee, to consider of the Petition he exhibited against Mr. Mohun.
Upon Question, a Sub-committee : -
Sir Edw. Coke, Knights and Burgesses Cornewayle and Devon, Sir Francis Anslow, Mr. Littleton, Mr. Goodwynn, Sir Wm. Pooley, Mr. Kirton, Sir Ro. Pye, Sir Wm. Herberte, Sir Francis Barrington, Sir Nath. Rich, Mr. Selden, Sir Tho. Hobby, Sir Ben. Rudyard, Sir Jo. Wray, Sir H. Whytehead, Sir P. Hayman, Mr. Coke, Sir Ro. Phillippes, Mr. Whitaker, Sir W. Earle, Mr. Noy, Sir Wm. Fleetewood: - To-morrow, Two Clock in the Afternoon, Exchequer Chamber; with Power to send for Witnesses, or other Thing, concerning it.
Mr. Secretary Coke moveth for Opening that Stop that is amongst us, concerning his Majesty's Supply.
Message from Lords.
Lord Richardson and Baron Trevor bring a Message from Lords ; That the Lords have sent to let this House know, the Lords desire a Conference, by a Committee of both Houses, concerning that, which was sent unto them from this House; and that they desire, this House will give Power to some such, as it shall trust, to treat of such Matters as shall be there propounded concerning the Premises : The Time, if the Occasions of this House will give Leave, Two Clock this Afternoon, in the Painted Chamber.
The Messengers called in, and Answer by them returned, that the House will give their Lordships Meeting, at the Time and Place desired.
Sir Edw. Coke, Sir D. Digges, Mr. Littleton, Mr. Selden, Mr. Noy, Mr. Glanvyle, Mr. Banks, Mr. Mason, Mr. Sherland, and Mr. Ball, specially to attend and assist. Power to these, to speak, as Occasion, to make good what formerly argued there; but, if any new Matter propounded, to hear, and report that to the House, but not to debate that.
The Report to be made by Sir Edw. Coke, Sir D. Digges, Mr. Littleton, and Mr. Selden, in such Sort, as they shall agree among themselves.
Clerk of the Crown to attend, &c.
The Clerk of the Crown to be required, upon Notice from the Committee, to attend them, in the Court of Wards, with the Commissions of the Peace, Oyer and Terminer. &c. and to attend the Committees about Lord Lieutenants, &c. with the Commissions of Lieutenancy.
The Committee adjourned till To-morrow Morning, Eight Clock.