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, 18o Junii
A PETITION from Bowdler, &c. read. - Stop of granting Administration: Restrained by the Exchequer, upon Pretence of Bastardy: All the Goods gotten away, by Order in the Exchequer. -
That they now driven to prove a Marriage 85 Years past. - The Law clear, though a Bastard, yet, dying intestate, his Goods are not to come to the King.
Referred to a Committee,, to consider of the Grievance. -
Sir Edw. Coke, Mr. Pymme, Sir D. Digges, Mr. Glanvyle, Sir Nath. Rich, Mr. Noy, Sir Wm. Herberte, Sir Wm. Masham, Mr. Coriton, Sir Tho. Hobby, Mr. Selden, Mr. Coke, Sir Ro. Phillippes, Mr. Rolles, Sir H. Martyn, Sir Ro. Pye, Mr. Daniell, Mr. Herberte, Mr. Taylor, Sir Jo. Ellyott, Mr. Waller, Alderman Molsworth, Sir A. Ingram, Sir Francis Annsley, Mr. Roydon, Dr. Eden, Mr. Browne: - This Afternoon, Two Clock, in the Exchequer Court: With Power to send for any Persons, Records, &c.
Mr. Browne reporteth Mr. Raleigh his Bill, with Amendments, and a Proviso.
A Petition from the Earl of Corke, read; and a Proviso, ingrossed, read.
E. of Arondell.
Earl of Arondell, by Mr. Speaker, returneth Thanks to this House, for their Favour in passing his Bill: Promiseth, that both by Example, and otherwise, he will strive to merit of the Commonwealth. -
Upon Question, the Earl of Corke's Counsel to be heard, the first Cause To-morrow Morning; and Counsel for Mr. Raleighe to be also then heard, if he will; and the King's Counsel, if they will, and the Bill to be then thirdly read.
Enrolling Petition of Right.
A Message to the Lords presently, to desire a free Conference with the Lords, concerning the Enrolment of the Petition of Right in the Courts at Westminster, sitting the Parliament; and also concerning a Title to this Petition.
Upon Question, in the Preface of this Message, to be sent to the Lords, that we were in Consideration of the Matter propounded Yesterday by the Lords at the Conference, but that we hear, their Lordships have passed the Bill; and that we shall ever desire to hold all good Correspondence with their Lordships.
Tonage and Poundage.
The Bill of Tonage and Poundage, - by a Committee of the whole House To-morrow Morning, after Mr. Raleighe's Bill Mr. Holloway, Mr. Jacob, Mr. Carmarthen, and Mr. [ Dawes ] to be sent for, to be here, to attend the Committee.
Sir Edw. Coke reporteth from the Lords, that the Lords have yielded a free Conference presently, in Painted Chamber.
Sir Edw. Coke, Sir Nath. Rich....
Complaint against Moseley.
The Complaint against Sir Edw. Moseley, referred to the former Committee, concerning Mr. Nowell's Petition: Which Committee is to meet in the former Place, at Four of the Clock this Afternoon; and Sir Edw. Moseley is to have Notice of it.
Ths Bill of Continuance of Statutes, - Friday, Nine Clock in the Forenoon. Mr Noy in the Chair.
Hamond's Bill, - Two Clock this Afternoon.
Mr. Shervyle, Mr. Sherland, Mr. Littleton, Mr. Hackwill, and Mr. Bankes, added to the Committee, concerning the Exchangers Office.
Committees added, &c.
Sir Peter Hayman, Mr. Godfrey, Mr. Newdigate, Sir Tho. Barrington, Sir Edw. Leech, Mr. Hollys, Sir Edw. Ayscoughe, Mr. Hoyle, added to Mr. Nowell's Committee : And the Horse-keeper to be examined.
Sir Jo. Davers, to have Privilege. Wm. Preston, who served the Subpoena, to be sent for; and if the Depositions taken during Privilege of Parliament, then a Letter to be written, by Mr. Speaker, to the Lord Keeper, to make them void.
Enrolling Petition of Right.
Sir Edw. Coke reporteth from the Conference with the Lords, that the Lords have consented with us in all things concerning the Enrolment of the Petition; and Order is given to Mr. Attorney, for the same accordingly.
The Committee, concerning the old and new Grievances, to bring them in To-morrow Morning; and to meet, for this Purpose, at Two of the Clock this Afternoon, in the former Place.
And the Case, concerning the Brewers, heretofore reported to the House from the grand Committee for Grievances is to be voted To-morrow Morning.