Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 1, 1547-1629. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Sabbati, 7o Junii
King's Answer to Petition of Right.
Consequence, in respect of the good Understanding between the King and his People. The Lords think fit, humble Suit should be made to his Majesty, for a clear and satisfactory Answer to our Petition of Right.
Upon Question, to join with the Lords in a Petition to his Majesty, for a clear and satisfactory Answer to our Petition of Right, in full Parliament; And so much signified to the Lords by Sir Edw. Coke.
Stay of Ordnance.
House to sit.
Grand Committee, &c.
The grand Committee to sit at Two of the Clock this Afternoon ; and the Clerk of the Crown, and Mr. Phillippes, to be here with the Commission or Warrant, or Copy of it, concerning Excises or Impositions.
Persons to attend, &c.
Mr. Chancellor Duchy, Sir Edw. Coke, Mr. Glanvyle, Sir Na. Rich, Sir W. Earle, Sir Ro. Pye, Sir Wm. Fleetewood, Mr. Selden, Mr. Rolles, Sir Ro. Pointz, Sir Wm. Constable, Mr. Pymme, Sir Ro. Cotton, Sir Tho. Wentworth, Sir H. Martyn, Sir Ben. Rudyard, Sir Wm. Litton, Sir Ed. Leech, Mr. Littleton, Sir Jo. Ellyott, Sir Ro. Phillippes, Mr. Kirton, Sir Jo. Strangwayes, Sir D. Digges, Sir Ro. Harlow, Mr. Ball, Mr. Coke, Sir A. Corbett, Mr. Coryton, Mr. Ratcliffe, Mr. Rolles, Sir Francis Barrington, to draw the Preamble of the Subsidy; and to meet on Monday, Two Clock Afternoon, in Star-chamber.
Sabbati, 7o Junii - Eodem Die
King coming to the Lords.
Mr. Justice Hutton and Justice Jones bring a Message from the Lords; That the Lords have acquainted the King's Majesty with the Suit for an Answer to the Petition of Right; and that his Majesty is pleased to come in Person, and give an Answer, at Four of the Clock, in Parliament; and that, when his Majesty is [come,] we shall have Notice.