Mercurii, viz. 28o Die Martii
Privilege-Jurisdiction in Elections.
Mr. Speaker with a great Number of the House, assembled at Six a Clock this Morning, with a Purpose to treat and resolve what should be delivered to his Majesty (being appointed to attend him the same Morning at Eight a Clock) touching the Reasons of their Proceeding in Sir Francis Goodwin's Case; but because the House was not then thought full enough for a Matter of that Consequence, they proceeded to the Reading of Bills.
Sea-coast Towns, &c.
L. 1. B. For the Re-edifying of all decayed Sea-coast Towns, and for Increase of Shipping and Mariners within the Realm, of England.
L. 2. B. For Explanation of the Statute of forcible Entry, made 8 H. VI.
Writs of Error.
L. 2 B. To take away Writs of Errors in certain Cases.
These Two Bills, upon this second Reading, were both committed to Sir Francis Carew, Vice-chamberlain to the Queen, Sir Francis Bacon, Sir George Moore, Sir Edward Hobbie, Sir Thomas Walles, Mr. Overbury, Sir Nathaniel Bacon, Sir Richard Barkley, Sir Robert Napper, all the Serjeants at Law, Mr. Lawrence Hide, Sir Edward Mountague, Sir Richard Spencer, Mr. Francis Moore: - To meet on Monday, at Two a Clock in the Afternoon, in the Inner Temple Hall.
Committee to attend the King.
Upon Motion touching Mr. Speaker's Attendance on the King, a Committee was named to accompany him ; viz. All the Privy Council being Members of the House, Sir George Carew, Vice-chamberlain to the Queen, Sir Francis Bacon, Mr. Serjeant Dodridge, Sir Henry Mountague, Mr. Serjeant Hubbard, Mr. Serjeant Lee, Mr. Fuller, Mr. Hide, Mr. Francis Moore, Mr. Winch, Mr. Tate, Mr. Richard Martin, Mr. Serjeant Shirley, Mr. Serjeant Tanfield, Sir John Heigham, Sir Robert Oxenbridge, Sir William Fleetwood, Sir Edwin Sandis, Sir Robert Wroth, Sir Francis Fane, Sir Francis Hastings, Sir George Moore, Sir Edward Hobby, Sir Robert Wingfield, Sir Maurice Berkley, Sir Edward Tyrrell, Sir William Killegrew, Sir Francis Popham, Mr. Francis Clifford, Sir John Savill, Sir Thomas Waller, Sir William Lower, Mr. Nathaniel Bacon, Sir Richard Verney, Sir George Fane, Mr. Toby Mathew, Sir Thomas Ridgway, Mr. Edward Seymour, Sir William Burlacy, Sir Robert Moore, Sir Jonathan Trelawney, Sir Edward Denny, Sir George Fleetwood, Sir John Scott, Sir Herbert Crofts, Sir James Scudamore, Sir Jerome Horsey, Sir Edward Radcliffe, Sir Thomas Holcroft, Sir Anthony Rowse, Sir Henry Nevill, Sir Edward Mountague, Sir Thomas Hobby, Sir Michael Sandis, Mr. Thomas Benson, Sir Thomas Walsingham, Sir Francis Barrington, Sir Robert Nappier, Sir Valentine Knightley, Sir George Carewe, Master of the Chancery, Sir Nich. Halswell, Sir John Thynne, Sir Thomas Freake, Sir Jerome Bowes, Sir Edward Herbert, Sir John Leveson, Mr. Dudley Carlton.
Privilege - Jurisdiction in Elections.
Mr. Speaker, together with these Committees, were this Day at Eight a Clock in the Morning, appointed to attend his Majesty, and to relate the Reasons of the Proceeding of the House in Sir Francis Goodwin's Case: Where, upon Answer or Reply, such Lawyers, as be of the Committee, are to give their Assistance.