House of Commons Journal Volume 1
14 April 1606


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'House of Commons Journal Volume 1: 14 April 1606', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 1: 1547-1629 (1802), pp. 298. URL: Date accessed: 29 November 2014.


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Lunae, 14o Die Aprilis, 1606

Roger's Relief.

1. Reading; - THE Bill for the Relief of John Roger, Gentleman, against Rob. Tailor, Paule Tailor, and Wm. Tailor, &.,

Crown Lands.

1. Reading: - B. To reduce to the Crown the Inheritance of Lands given by his Majesty, in default of Heirs Males of the Bodies of the Donees.


3. Reading : - Act for the better Discovering and Repressing of Popish Recusants, and the Education of the Children : - One whole Hour and a Quarter in reading; - 12 Press of Parchment, and a Half; - Passed upon the Question.


3. Reading: - The Bill to avoid Dangers by Popish Recusants, &c.

Some Exception taken to the Article (where a Recusant is said to be excommunicate ipso facto) by Mr. Bond: - Savour of Injustice and Impiety. - Answered, and taxed for it, by Mr. D. James, and Mr. Recorder.

- Upon the Question, the Bill passed.


A Message from the Lords by Sir John Crook and Mr. D. Stanhope, in the midst of Reading of the Bill; -

Have considered of the Message for a second Conference, touching the Purveyors: - That, albeit such second Conference be rare, and extraordinary; yet because they are so willing to receive Satisfaction, they do willingly assent : - The former Committee, attended with the Judges and Counsel at Law: - Tomorrow in the Afternoon.

The same Committees to meet.


Two Bills of Recusants, sent up by Mr. Chancellor. -

Union with Scotland.

To answer, if their Lordships will defer the Union by Bill, they will be ready.


All Committees till Wednesday.


Mr. Hare moveth for Records touching Purveyors. -

Order to Mr. Bowyer, and other Officers.

Mr. Hare, Mr. Noy, Mr. Bowyer, Mr. Wentworth, Mr. Hoskins, Mr. Brock: - Mr. Bowyer to attend ; -

To search Records for Purveyors.

Union with Scotland.

The Lords will defer the Union, and draw a Bill themselves.