Jovis, 22o Maii, 1606
Fame of worthy Persons.
1. Reading: - SIR Rob. Wingfield brought in the Bill for the better Continuance of the Fame and Memory of noble and worthy Persons deceased.
The Bill for the New River, sent up by Sir Geo. Moore, with this Message; that some Recompence may be considered by the City to Captain Colthirst.
Mr. Martin bringeth in the Bill for the Relief of John Holdich, Gentleman, from the Committee.
Holdiche's Counsel to be heard, and the Counsel of the other Part, Tomorrow Morning.
Mr. Brook reporteth, from the Committee, the Bill touching Sanctuary; and the Bill touching the Repeal of the Clause for selling Wines at certain Prices. -
The Errors of the Statute of Continuance the Ground of this Statute.
A new Bill for the Avoiding of certain Doubts and Inconveniences which might otherwise happen and arise, touching Sanctuary, and Wines, by reason of certain Clauses in a Statute, intituled, An Act for Continuing and Reviving of divers Statutes, and for repealing of some others. - The Bill firstly read.
Much Dispute touching the Bill of Sanctuary: - Mr. Brooke, Mr. Fuller, Sir Rol. Litton, Mr. Hoskins.
2. Reading: - B. For the Avoiding of certain Doubts and Inconveniences which might otherwise happen and arise, touching Sanctuary, and Wines, by reason of certain Clauses in a Statute, intituled, An Act for Continuing and Reviving of divers Statutes, and for Repealing of some others. -
Divers Committees added : - Mr. Wentworth, Sir H. Jenkins, Sir H. Bromley, Sir H. Nevill, Sir Walter Cope, Sir Rob. Oxenbridge, Sir Rol. Litton, Mr. Hoskins, Mr. Chock, Sir Fr. Bacon, Sir Herbert Crofts, Sir John Shirley, Mr. Martin, Sir Hugh Beeston, Sir Warwick Heale; - To meet this Afternoon, in the same Place.
Sir Wm. Stroud bringeth in a Bond from Mr. Duke Brook; and moveth, that some Friends, on the other Part, might devise a Condition to that Bond.
The Amendments and Proviso in the Bill touching the Continuance of Religion, secondly read: - Much disputed: - Mr. Fuller, Sir Antho. Cope, Sir Fr. Hastings, Sir Edwyn Sandys. -
The Purpose of the Bill was upon the King's zealous Resolution in Point of Religion, uttered in his Speech in the Beginning of this Parliament.
Upon the Question of Commitment, not any Voice with it.
Upon the Question of Rejection, a great Cry to cast it out.
(Enter the Reasons urged against it.)
1 Reading: - B. For the Restraint of Excommunications in ecclesiastical Courts. Motion for the Question of Rejection, by Mr. Martin: - That the King's Grace should be illuded in this Bill. -
That the King might see it, and see that it is mere Spleen.
Sir Rob. Johnson, Mr. Martin, Mr. Brook, Sir Wm. Stroud. -
The Bill, upon the Question, rejected, with much Distaste.