House of Lords Journal Volume 2: 27 February 1610

Pages 556-557

Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 2, 1578-1614. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.

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DIE Martis, videlicet, 27 Februarii:

p. Archiepus. Cant.
p. Archiepus. Ebor.
p. Epus. London.
p. Epus. Dunelme.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Meneven.
p. Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Bangor.
p. Epus. Peterburgh.
p. Epus. Landaven.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Norwicen.
p. Epus. Bristoll.
p. Epus. Oxon.
p. Epus. Assaphen.
p. Epus. Cestren.
p. Epus. Lincolne.
Epus. Elien.
p. Epus. Glocestren.
Epus. Roffen.
p. Epus. Cicestren.
p. Ds. Ellesmere, Cancellarius Angliæ.
p. Comes Salisburiæ, Mag. Thesaurar. Angliæ.
p. Comes North'ton, Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
Marchio Winton.
p. Comes Nottingham, Mag. Admirallus et Senescallus.
p. Comes Suffolk, Camerarius Hospitii Regis.
p. Comes Arundell.
Comes Northumbriæ.
p. Comes Salopp.
Comes Kanciæ.
Comes Derbie.
p. Comes Wigorn.
p. Comes Rutland.
p. Comes Cambriæ.
Comes Sussex.
p. Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Bathon.
p. Comes South'ton.
p. Comes Bedford.
Comes Pembroke.
p. Comes Hertford.
Comes Lincolne.
p. Comes Dorsett.
p. Comes Exon.
p. Comes Mountgomery.
Vicecomes Mountagu.
Vicecomes Bindon.
Vicecomes Lisle.
p. Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Audley.
p. Ds. Zouch.
p. Ds. Willughby de Eresby.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Berkley.
p. Ds. Morley.
p. Ds. Stafford.
Ds. Scroope.
Ds. Dudley.
Ds. Stourton.
Ds. Herbert.
p. Ds. Darcie de Menell.
p. Ds. Mountegle.
Ds. Sandes.
p. Ds. Evre.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Riche.
Ds. Willughby de Parham.
Ds. Sheffeild.
p. Ds. Pagett.
p. Ds. Darcie de Chiche.
Ds. Howard de Effingham.
Ds. North.
Ds. Chandos.
p. Ds. Hunsdon.
p. Ds. St. John.
Ds. Compton.
Ds. Norreys.
p. Ds. Howard de Walden.
p. Ds. Knollis.
p. Ds. Wotton.
Ds. Russell.
Ds. Gray.
p. Ds. Petre.
Ds. Harrington.
p. Ds. Danvers.
p. Ds. Gerard.
p. Ds. Spencer.
p. Ds. Saye.
p. Ds. Denny.
p. Ds. Stanhope.
Ds. Carew.
p. Ds. Arundell.
p. Ds. Cavendish.
Ds. Knivett.
Ds. Clifton.

Message from the House of Commons, concerning Dr. Cowel's Books.

A MESSAGE from the Lower House, delivered by Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer and others: That the Knights, Citizens, and Burgesses of the House of the Commons, having taken Notice of a Book lately published by one Dr. Cowell, which they conceive to contain Matter of Scandal and Offence towards the High Court of Parliament, and is otherways of dangerous Consequence and Example; and being desirous that there may be a joint Examination of the offensive Contents of the said Book, and some Course taken for Punishment of the said Person that published the same; they therefore do move their Lordships, That they will be pleased to appoint some Time of Conference, concerning this Matter, between some Committees to be chosen by both Houses for that Purpose.


Answer, That the Lords are willing to join with them in any Course that shall be found fit to maintain the Honour of that High Court, and to nourish meet Correspondency between both Houses, which together do make the Body of the Parliament, whereof His Majesty is the Head; and that, to this End, they will make Choice of the Number of Fifty Committees, or thereabouts, of this House, to meet with a competent Number of the Lower House. The Time and Place to be upon Friday next, the Second of March, by Two in the Afternoon, at the Painted Chamber.

Agreed, That the same Committees that were appointed for this House, touching the Matter of Contribution and Retribution, shall likewise be employed in this Meeting, with Addition of the Lord Saye: videlicet,

L. Archbp. of Cant.
L. Chancellor.
L. Archbp. of Yorke.
L. Treasurer.
L. Privy Seal.
L. Admiral.
L. Chamberlain.
E. of Arundell.
E. of Shrewsbury.
E. of Derbie.
E. of Worcester.
E. of Rutland.
E. of Cumberland.
E. of Sussex.
E. of Southampton.
E. of Pembroke.
E. of Hertford.
E. of Dorsett.
E. of Exeter.
E. of Mountgomery.
L. Viscount Lisle.
L. Bp. of London.
L. Bp. of Durham.
L. Bp. of Carlisle.
L. Bp. of Peterborough.
L. Bp. of Norwich.
L. Bp. of Bristoll.
L. Bp. of Oxford.
L. Bp. of St. Assaph.
L. Bp. of Chester.
L. Bp. of Lincolne.
L. Bp. of Bath and Wells.
L. Bp. of Rochester.
L. Bp. of Chichester.
L. Bergevenny.
L. Zouch.
L. Willughby de Eresby.
L. Lawarr.
L. Herbert.
L. Mountegle.
L. Evre.
L. Hunsdon.
L. St. John.
L. Compton.
L. Howard de Walden.
L. Knollis.
L. Wotton.
L. Russell.
L. Petre.
L. Danvers.
L. Saie.
L. Denny.
L. Stanhope.
L. Carew.
L. Knivett.


Dominus Cancellarius continuavit præsens Parliamentum usque in diem crastinum, videlicet, 28m Februarii, hora nona.