Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 1, 1547-1629. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Lunae, 28 Aprilis
Clerk of the Market.
Liberties of Parliament.
L. 2a. An Act concerning Liberties of Parliament: - Committed to Mr. Chancellor Duchy, Sir Edw. Coke, Sir P. Hayman, Sir Nath. Rich, Sir Ben. Rudyard, Sir Jo. Wray, Mr. Selden, Mr. Rolles, Sir Francis Barrington, Sir Wm. Pooley, Mr. Serjeant Hoskyns, Sir O. Luke, Mr. Knightley, Sir Wm. Fleetewood, Mr. Ersfeild, Mr. Harrys, Sir Francis Popham, Sir Ro. North, Sir Ro. Pye, Sir Rich. Gravenor, Mr. Shervyle, Sir D. Digges, Sir Ewb. Thelluall: All, that will come, to have Voice : - Wednesday Afternoon, Exchequer Chamber.
Mountagew to attend.
Upon Question, the Serjeant to leave a Note in Writing, at Mr. Mountagew his House, or Lodging, to let him know, that, if he will, on this Day sevennight, attend the grand Committee for Religion, to answer to such Matters, as he shall be there charged with, he shall be heard. -
Articles against Burgesse.
2ly, A Petition, and Articles, against . . Burgesse, Vicar of Witney, in Oxfordshyre. - Profaneness in catechizing, and preaching, by Way of Paraphrase. The Particulars in Writing, which read by Mr. Pymme.
Upon Question,.. Burgesse to be presently sent for by the Serjeant, as a Delinquent, to be, at the furthest, upon Saturday next, to attend the Committee for Religion, there to answer the Misdemeanors, wherewith he is charged, both in his catechizing, and paraphrasing.
Upon Question, some Members of this House to be sent, to know of my Lord of Canterbury, what had been done by the Bishops, concerning Popish Schoolmasters, upon his Majesty's Reference thereof at Oxford.
Commissions for Loans.
Sir Symeon Steward informeth the House, that he hath been lately served with Process, at Mr. Attorney his Suit, ad audiendum judicium: Desireth Liberty, for himself, and Mr. Mason, a Member of this House, to have Liberty for Five Days, to prepare for the Hearing; he being bound by Recognizance in 500 l. not to claim the Privilege of Parliament, or any other Privilege, to put off the Hearing.
House attends the King.
Liberty of the Subject.
Upon Question, a select Committee to be named, of some Lawyers, and others of the House, for the present Framing of a Bill, therein expressing the Substance of the Statutes of Magna Charta, and the other Statutes, and of the Resolutions made in this House, concerning the Liberty of the Subjects, in their Persons and Estates, without One Negative.
Bill from Lords.
Liberty of the Subject.
Mr. Secretary Cooke, Mr. Chancellor Duchy, Sir Edw. Cooke, Mr. Glanvyle, all the Lawyers of the House, Sir Tho. Wentworth, Sir D. Digges, Sir Nath. Rich, Sir Wm. Fleetewood, Mr. Kirton. Sir Jo. Ellyott, Sir Francis Cottington, Sir Tho. Hobby, Sir W. Earle, Mr. Pymme, Sir Francis Seymor, Sir Ro. Phillippes, Mr. Coriton, Sir Jo. Strangwayes: - Inner Temple Hall, Three Clock this Afternoon.