Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 1, 1547-1629. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Veneris, 13o Februarii
Persons to attend.
INTIMATION to be given by Sir Richard Grasvenor unto Mr. Ratcliffe and Mr. Whitby, for their Attendance here.
Leave to attend Lords.
Mr. Herberte and Mr. Ball, of Counsel with the Lord Clifford, Leave to plead in the Lords House.
L. 1a. An Act for the Settling and Establishing of the Manor of Sundridge, alias Sundrish, alias Sundricke, with the Appurtenances, in the County of Kent, upon Tho. Browker Esquire, and his Heirs, against a Patent of Concealment, lately made and granted to George Fowch, and Nicho. Streete, and their Heirs.
Articles against Burgesse.
Upon Question, the Complaint against Burgesse, last Session of Parliament, to be resumed: And that; and the Petition now read, with the new Four Articles annexed, referred to the grand Committee for Religion.
Burgesse, by Warrant from the House, if he be in Town, to be stayed in Town; and if he be not in Town, then to be sent for, by a Warrant from Mr. Speaker,
Mr. Earle, Mr. Tichborne, Mr. Corbett, Mr. Peake, Mr. George, added to Billingsleye's Committee.
Upon Question, Mr. Chambers, Mr. Fowkes, and Mr. Gilman, and Mr. Phillippes, having Petitions here depending, to have Privilege of Parliament for their Persons.
Privilege to Petitioners.
Sir Nath. Rich, Mr. Littleton, Mr. Hackwill, Mr. Mason, added to the former Committee, for Examination, what Privilege to be granted to Petitioners here. - Monday, Two Clock, Court of Wards.
Upon Question, Signification to be given to the Lord Keeper, from this House, that no Attachments be granted out against Chambers, Fowkes, Gilman, or Phillippes, during the Privilege granted them here in Parliament.
Answer from Exchequer Court.
Mr. Chancellor Duchy reporteth from the Lord Treasurer, Chancellor of the Exchequer, and Barons, that the
Order of the House delivered unto them. That their Answer was, The Matter was of Consequence: They would take it into Consideration, and with Speed return such Answer to the House, as should be fit for their Respects to the House.
Leave of Absence.
Mr. Robert Barrington, Leave to go down; and to return within Four Days.
The Burgesses of both Universities to bring, this Day, to Mr. Speaker, the Titles of the Corporations of both Universities.
Bishop of Winchester.
Mr. Dr. Moore called in, and asked by Mr. Speaker, what Conference passed between the Bishop of Winchester and him, in or about Trinity Term last: He relateth many Passages, which the House required to have delivered in Writing; and Sir Dan. Norton undertook to bring it in Writing To-morrow Morning.
Upon Question, every Member of this House, Tomorrow Morning, to give Notice, to the grand Committee of Religion, of all Letters in their Custody, or which they know, or have heard of, concerning the Stopping of any Proceedings against any Popish Recusants.
Letters to Universities.
Sir Nath. Rich, Sir Ben. Rudyard, Mr. Pymme, Sir H. Martyn, to consider of, and pen, the Letters, to be sent to the Universities : to meet this Afternoon, at Mr. Speaker's House.