Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 1, 1547-1629. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Saturni, 6o Die Decembris, 1606
1. Reading. - B. For Explanation of the Statute, made the first Session of this Parliament, concerning Tanners, &c.
2. Reading: - B. for the Naturalizing of Peter Baro, alias Baron, Doctor in Physick and Mary his Wife. Committed to Sir Henry Poole, Mr. Irby, Sir Wm. Paddy, Mr. Hyde, Mr. Alford, Sir Vincent Skynner, Sir Tho. Lowe, Sir Herbert Crofts, Sir Fr. Barrington, Mr. Brooke, Mr. D. James, Burgesses of the Town and University of Cambridge, Sir Tho. Grantham, Sir Edw. Hext, Mr. Nanton, Sir Edw. Hobby, Sir William Liggon, Sir John Peyton: - Tuesday, Temple Hall.
Naturalized Persons not to sit.
Moved by Sir H. Poole, that it might be specially ordered by this House, that none naturalized should be admitted of the Parliament.
Union with Scotland - Escuage.
Sir Wm. Morrice moveth, to make an End of the Dispute touching Escuage. -
Either we must come to their Law, or they must come to our Law ; or else either Law must stand, as it doth.
Sir Henry Jenkins, touching Escuage. - Till the Judges say, that Escuage is dead, he will not believe it. They the Physicians: They to feel the Pulses.
3. Reading: - Act to direct some Proceeding in Causes and Courts ecclesiastical: - Upon the Question, passed.
Sir Antho. Cope moveth, touching this Bill; and urgeth the Passage.
1. Reading: - B. To avoid, and reform, the Multitude and Inconveniences of unnecessary Buildings, &c.
Tonage and Poundage.
Mr. Brook preferreth a Bill for Explanation of the Statute, made in the first Session of Parliament, touching the Subsidy of Tonage and Poundage, &c.
Leave of Absence.
Nicholas Spray, Burgess for Bodmyn in Cornwall, is licensed by the House to depart; and appointed to return again, to attend this Service, after Christenmas.