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, 23o Aprilis
Referred to the Committee of Trade. And all other Propositions concerning Shipping, Keeping of the Seas, Preservation of Timber, &c. referred to the Committee for Trade, and to be there first handled : So the Consideration of Gunpowder.
Yorke City Election.
The Committee of Opinion, 1. That Sir Tho. Savyle not duly elected, 2ly. That in regard it evidently appeared, that Mr. Hoyle had a greater Number of Voices, the Committee of Opinion, (all but One or Two) That Mr. Hoyle duly elected ; and that the Name of Sir Tho. Savyle be put out, and Mr. Hoyle's Name inserted.
4ly, The Indenture to be brought in by the Clerk of the Crown ; and the Name of Sir Tho. Savyle to be put out by the Sheriffs of Yorke, and the Name of Alderman Hoyle to be by them put in instead thereof.
House to sit.
A Message from the Lords, by Serjeant Crew and Serjeant Damport; that the Lords are now in Debate of the great Business concerning the Liberty of the Subject, which came from this House: That they desire, this House will sit a convenient Time : That they purpose to send a Message thither; and, if the Debate grow very long, so that they cannot send the Message, they purpose yet we shall hear from them in fit Time.
Members Arguments at Conference.
L. 2a. An Act for Explanation of a Branch of a Statute made in the third Year of the Reign of our late Sovereign Lord King James, intituled, An Act for the better Discovering and Repressing of Popish Recusants: - Committed to Sir Edw. Coke, Sir Tho. Hobby, Sir Ro. Pye, Mr. Attorney Wards, Sir Guy Palmes, Sir M. Fleetewood, Sir Francis Seymor, Sir Francis Darcy, Mr. Alford, Sir Tho. Grantham, Mr. Littleton, Sir Jo. Davers, Mr. Kirkham, Sir Wm. Masham, Sir A. Ingram, Sir Beauchampe St. John, Sir Edw. Scott, Sir Francis Barrington, Sir Ro. Harley, Mr. Goodwyn, Mr. Harrys: All, that will come, to have Voice; - Friday, Two Clock, in the Exchequer Chamber. And this Committee to take Consideration of the Smallness of the Rents reserved upon the Leases, made by Force of the Commission.
Collection from Members.
A Message from the Lords, by Lord Chief Justice Common Pleas, and Justice Yelverton ; That the Lords have taken into serious Debate the great Business they received from this House : That in the Debate thereof, divers Things have fallen into their Consideration, which they desire to impart to us: That they having nominated Eighteen of their Lordships, and desire a proportionable Number, if the Occasions of this House will permit, in the Painted Chamber, presently.
Sir Edw. Coke, Mr. Littleton, Sir D. Digges, Mr. Selden, Mr. Noy, Mr. Glanvyle, Mr. Rolles, Mr. Ball, Sir Jo. Ellyott, Sir Francis Seymor, Sir A. Ingram, Sir P. Hayman, Sir Tho. Barrington, Sir Nath. Rich, Mr. Hackwyll, Sir Ro. Phillippes, Mr. Jones, Mr. Herberte, Mr. Pymme, Sir Ben. Rudyard, Sir Tho. Wentworth, Mr. Wandesford, Sir H. Martyn, Dr. Eden, Mr. Taylor, Mr. Secretary Coke, Mr. Chancellor Duchy, Lord St. John, Sir Tho. Hobby, Attorney of the Wards, Sir Jo. Strangwayes, Sir Tho. Cheeke, Mr. Spencer, Mr. Cooke, Mr. Shervyle, Mr. Whitby. - They are only to hear, and not to speak.
L. 2a. An Act for the better Reformation of Abuses in Winding of Wool: - Committed to Mr. Cage, Mr. Cowther, Sir Wm. Litton, Mr. Hatcher, Mr. Knightley, Mr. Pyne, Mr. Wyld, Knights and Burgesses of all Clothing Towns, Mr. Price, Sir Tho. Lucy, Mr. Glanvyle: And all that will come, to have Voice. - Saturday, Two Clock, in the Exchequer Court.
L. 2a. An Act concerning Subscriptions : - Committed to Sir Ro. Harley, Sir Francis Barrington, Sir Wm. Masham, Mr. Hampden, Sir H. Martyn, Mr. Rowse, Mr. Sherland, Mr. Glanvyle, Sir Tho. Grantham, Mr. Coriton, Mr. Jordan, Sir W. Earle, Mr. Mallory, Sir Guy Palmes, Mr. Whitakers, Dr. Eden, Sir Rich. Anslow, Mr. Ro.
L. 2a. An Act against the Procuring judicial Places for Money, or other Reward, and against Giving and Taking of Bribes: - Committed to Mr. Spencer, Mr. Glanvyle, Sir Francis Popham, Sir Tho. Cannon, Sir Ro. Cotton, Mr. Coriton, Mr. Kirton, Sir Francis Weynman, Mr. Coke, Sir Ew. Thelluall, Sir Rich. Tichborne, Mr. Whitakers, Mr. Goodwyn, Sir Wm. Fleetewood, Mr. Hampden, Sir Francis Darcy, Sir Guy Palmes, Sir H. Whytehead, Mr. Kirkham, Sir Tho. Grantham, Mr. Harrys, Sir Ro. Pye, Mr. Alford, Mr. Griffyth, Mr. Noy, Sir Tho. Cheeke, Mr. Mallory, Sir H. Martyn, Sir Wm. Walter, Sir W. Earle, Mr. Pymme, Sir 0. Luke, Sir Ro. Maunsell, Sir Jo. Strangwayes, Mr. Ball, Mr. Herberte, Mr. Pyne, Mr. Rolles, Mr. Nicholles: - Tuesday, Two Clock, Court of Wards.
Collection from Members.
Sir Edw. Cooke reporteth from the Committee of 36, appointed to confer with the 18 of the Lords, what they propounded: Which, being digested in Writing by some of the Committees, was read by Sir Edw. Coke.