House of Commons Journal Volume 1: 24 February 1607 (2nd scribe)

Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 1, 1547-1629. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.

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Martis, 24o Die Februarii, 1606

Tompson's Estate.

2. Reading: -

TOMPSON: - Sir Rol. Litton, Sir Rob. Oxenbridge, Knights and Burgesses of Bedford, Sir Gam. Capell, Sir John Luke, Mr. Hedley, Mr. Irby, Mr. Brook, Mr. Bacchus, Mr. D. James, Sir Wm. Cook, Mr. Brock, Sir Wm. Fleetwood senior, Sir Wm. Strowd, Mr. Duncombe, Sir Valentyne Knightley, Sir Jerome Horsey, Mr. Alford, Mr. Hare, Mr. Serjeant Shirley, Sir Wm. Burlacy: - Friday, Chequer Chamber.


Clothing: - Friday, Exchequer Chamber.


1. Reading : - B. For the Draining of certain Fens, and low Grounds, within the Isle of Ely, and Counties adjoining, subject to Hurt by surrounding, &c.

Union with Scotland.

Mr. Diggs reports from the Committee of the Heads. -

Matter of Common Law:

Matter of Civil Law:

Matter of jus gentium :

Matter of State,

Matter of Story.

The Matters imposed upon these Gentlemen :

Mr. Attorney, Mr. Solicitor, Sir Francis Bacon, Mr. Hyde, Mr. Brock, Mr. Crewe, Mr. Hedley, Sir John Bennett, Mr. D. James, Sir Dan. Dun, Sir Tho. Crompton, Mr. D. Steward, Sir Roger Owen, Sir Edwyn Sandys.

Mr. Hyde, Sir Edwyn Sands, Sir John Bennett, made their several Excuses, and desired Addition.

Sir Roger 0wen, for his own Disability, and for some Fear of Distaste, excuseth himself.

Mr. Brock; excuseth himself, by reason he never spake in the House.

Urged much, that the King's Counsel should undertake.

One of the King's Counsel to make the Entrance.

The King's Counsel to attend this Afternoon.

Those only, that are to be employed, should meet this Afternoon, and to consider of the Heads. -

Sir H. Nevill, Sir Maurice Berkley, Sir Geo. Moore, Sir John Hollice, Sir Tho. Lake, Sir Mich. Hicks, Sir Edw. Hobby, Sir Rich. Spencer, Sir Herbert Crofts.