House of Lords Journal Volume 2: 9 July 1610

Pages 638-639

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 Lunæ, videlicet, 9 die Julii:

p. Archiepus. Cant.
Archiepus. Ebor.
p. Epus. London.
p. Epus. Dunelme.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Meneven.
p. Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Bangor.
p. Epus. Peterburgh.
Epus. Landaven.
Epus. Hereford.
p. Epus. Norwicen.
Epus. Bristoll.
p. Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Assaphen.
p. Epus. Cestren.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Elien.
p. Epus. Glocestren.
p. Epus. Bathon. et Wellen.
p. Epus. Roffen.
p. Epus. Cicestren.
p. Ds. Ellesmere, Cancellar. Angliæ.
p. Comes Salisburiæ, Mag. Thesaurar. Angliæ.
Comes North'ton, Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
Marchio Winton.
p. Comes Nottingham, Mag. Admirallus et Senescallus.
p. Comes Suffolk, Camerar. Hospitii Regis.
p. Comes Arundell.
Comes Northumbriæ.
p. Comes Salopp.
Comes Kanciæ.
Comes Derbie.
p. Comes Wigorn.
Comes Rutland.
p. Comes Cumbriæ.
Comes Sussex.
p. Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Bathon.
p. Comes South'ton.
Comes Bedford.
p. Comes Pembrooke.
p. Comes Hertford.
Comes Lincoln.
p. Comes Dorsett.
Comes Exon.
p. Comes Mountgomery.
Vicecomes Mountagu.
Vicecomes Bindon.
p. Vicecomes Lisle.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Audeley.
Ds. Zouch.
Ds. Willughby de Ersby.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Morley.
p. Ds. Clinton.
Ds. Stafford.
Ds. Scroope.
Ds. Dudley.
Ds. Stourton.
Ds. Herbert.
p. Ds. Darcie de Menell.
Ds. Mountegle.
Ds. Sandes.
p. Ds. Evre.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Rich.
Ds. Willughby de Parham.
Ds. Sheffeild.
p. Ds. Pagett.
Ds. Darcie de Chich.
Ds. Howard de Effingham.
p. Ds. North.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Hunsdon.
p. Ds. St. John.
Ds. Compton.
Ds. Norreys.
Ds. Howard de Walden.
p. Ds. Knollys.
p. Ds. Wotton.
p. Ds. Russell.
Ds. Graie.
p. Ds. Petre.
Ds. Harrington.
p. Ds. Danvers.
p. Ds. Gerrard.
p. Ds. Spencer.
p. Ds. Saie.
Ds. Denny.
Ds. Stanhope.
Ds. Carew.
Ds. Arundell.
p. Ds. Cavendish.
p. Ds. Knyvett.
Ds. Clifton.

Rous's Bill for Saie of Badingham, Dymyngton, and Little Glenham.

HODIE 2a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the enabling of Reginald Rous, of Baddingham, in the County of Suffolk, Gentleman, to make Sale of the Third Part of the Manor of Baddingham Hall, with the Appurtenances, and of the Third Part of certain other Lands and Tenements, with the Appurtenances, in Baddingham, Tymyngton, and Little Glemham, in the said County of Suff. to Reginald Rous, of The Inner Temple, London, Esquire, Nephew to the said Reginald Rous, of Baddingham.

And was referred to Committees: videlicet,

L. Chamberlain.
E. of Cumberlande.
L. Bp. of Norwich.
L. Bp. of Peterburgh.
L. Knowllis.
L. Petre.
L. Gerrard.
L. Knyvett.
Lord Chief Justice of the Common Pleas,
Mr. Grimston,
To attend the Lords.

Appointed to meet on Wednesday, the 11th of July, by Eight of the Clock in the Morning, in the Little Chamber, near the Parliament Presence.

For the Recovery of Marshlands, &c. in Norfolk and Suffolk.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the speedy Recovery of many Thousand Acres of Marsh Grounds, and other Grounds, within the Counties of Norfolk and Suffolk, lately surrounded by the Rage of the Sea, in divers Parts of the said Counties; and for the Prevention of the Danger of the like surrounding hereafter.

And was referred to Committees: videlicet,

L. Privy Seal.
L. Chamberlain.
E. of Arundell.
E. of South'ton.
L. Bp. of London.
L. Bp. of Peterburgh.
L. Bp. of Norwich.
L. Bp. of Chester.
L. Clinton.
L. North.
L. St. John.
L. Wootton.
L. Russell.
L. Petre.
L. Gerrard.
L. Knyvett.
Lord Chief Justice of the Common Pleas,
Lord Chief Baron,
Mr. Justice Williams,
Dr. Amy,
Mr. Grymston,
To attend the Lords.

Appointed to meet on Thursday, the 12th of July, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Council Chamber, at Whitehall.


Dominus Cancellarius continuavit præsens Parliamentum usque in diem Mercurii, videlicet, 11m Julii, hora 9a.

House attend His Majesty at Whitehall, concerning the Impositions complained of by the Commons.

Memorandum, quod die Martis, decimo die Julii, 1610, in the Afternoon, as well the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, as the Speaker and whole House of the Commons, attended His Majesty, in the Great Room, or Chamber, called The Banquetting House, at Whitehall, the Prince and the Duke of Yorke being then also present; where, after His Majesty had very Princelily vouchsafed to declare in general His Intent, concerning such Impositions as the Commons, by their Grievances lately exhibited unto Him, had complained on; and the Lord Treasurer having likewise, by His Majesty's Commandment and Direction, opened more particularly, in a long and exact Speech, the Nature and Quality of those Impositions, with the Cause and Order of raising the same, which his Lordship affirmed to have been chiefly done before himself was Treasurer, by advised Counsel first taken, and divers Conferences had with many of the principal Merchants of all Companies, and with their Assent and Allowance, and not to be in that Kind burthensome, as generally is conceived; His Majesty was then pleased, in a Second Speech, to remember, "That he received from the Commons their Grievances but on Saturday last; so as, this being Tuesday, there hath but Two Days passed; and therefore, to all the same Grievances, they might not at that Time expect Satisfaction; howbeit to some of them they should presently receive His Answer; which being formerly put in Writing, by Direction in that Behalf, His Majesty commanded to be by the Clerk of the Parliament then openly and distinctly read; which accordingly was done, and were as followeth: videlicet,

Grievances complained of by the H. C. with His Majesty's Answers.

"The Title of the Grievance." "The King's Answer."
"Imposition of One Shilling upon the Chaldron of Seacoal. "There was never any Imposition laid upon the Seacoal of Blith and Sunderland, by the King's Authority; but it being conceived that they were Members of Newcastle (and so within their Composition), they were only mentioned in some Letters Patents, with the Town of Newcastle; but, it appearing that they are Things distinct, let the said pretended Imposition be laid down, and no more taken."
"Exaction for Sealing of New Drapery." "The King hath received no Knowledge of any Abuse of the said Patent; and, if any Complaint hath been made unto His Majesty's Courts, He doubteth not but Justice hath been done; and so is His Majesty's express Will, that all such Abuses, upon due Complaint, be reformed; and, for the Right and Validity of the said Patent, His Majesty understandeth, that there is a Suit depending, wherein the same is brought in Question, which hath been divers Days solemnly argued on both Sides, and is now ready for Judgement; wherein His Majesty requireth the Court to proceed with all Expedition."
"Imposition upon Alehouses." "The Intent of that Ordinance was Matter of Reformation, because Alehouses did multiply overmuch, by the Favour of Licences; and for the Profit, it was but an Incident, which His Majesty least regarded; and, that it might be done by Law, it was warranted by the Opinion and Advice of the Lord Popham, one of the Principal Judges of the Land, who (upon Conference with others) maintained, that the referring the Power of Licensing to the Justices of the Peace, by the Statute, was not privative to the King's Power in that Case. But, seeing it is a Thing so much desired to be removed; and especially because it seemeth to breed a Jealousy in His Loving Subjects of a Precedent of imposing Payments upon them within the Land, let it be laid down, and no more taken."
"Monopoly Licence of Wines, upon the Advantage of old and impossible Laws." "The Law, though old, as they affirm, yet was in Force; and it seemeth the Commons (if they will remember some of their late Proceedings) would be loath to disclaim to make Use of old Laws. Nevertheless, at their Prayer, saving the present Patent (which themselves acknowledge to have been made in Favour of so great a Person, and of so great Desert), His Majesty is content a Law be passed for the restraining such Licence to be made in Time to come."