Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 1, 1547-1629. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Martis, 24o Junii
Petitions delivered to the King.
SIR Raphe Freeman reporteth, that he delivered the Three Petitions to the King, and read them to him. The first, the Presentment of Recusants: The second, for the Summer Islands: Both which, his Majesty said, he would take into Consideration. The third, for.. . .
Bills to be read.
Martis, 24o Junii - Eodem Die, post Meridiem
Complaint against Welby.
The Opinion of the Committee, that this Patent, to De Questor, a Grievance to the Subject, in the Execution ; and that he was unduly procured, by De Questor's Means, to be imprisoned, and without Cause. That the Opinion of the Committee, that a Petition should be framed to the King, for his Enlargement.
Upon Question, this Patent to De Questor, for the sole carrying Letters out of the Kingdom, and into it, a Grievance in the Execution ; and that a Petition be framed to the King, for Billingsleye's Enlargement out of Prison.
Bland, the Projector, or Propounder, of this Business, to be called in. Who being called in, and at the Bar, not kneeling, interrogated of his Proceedings therein: - Sed nihil inde venit. - Discharged.
Mr. Mason, Sir Wm. Herberte, Sir Jo. Trevor, Sir Tho. Barrington, Sir Wm. Croftes, Mr. Arnold, Sir James Perrott, Mr. Henry Vaughan, to examine the Contempt of Langford, and another . - To-morrow Morning, Seven Clock, Duchy Chamber.