House of Commons Journal Volume 1: 31 March 1604 (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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Saturni, 31o die Martii, 1604

Union with Scotland.

SIR Wm. Morrice speaketh for an Union, and for the Name of Great Brittaine.

Purveyors, &c.

Mr. Hyde bringeth in a Bill against Purveyors and Car-takers, being One of the especial Matters moved by Sir Robert Wroth; and this Bill was drawn by the Committee, whereof he was One.

E. of Southampton.

An Act of the Restitution of Henry Earl of Southampton: - The first Reading.

E. of Essex.

An Act of Restitution of the Son, and Two Daughters, of Robert late Earl of Essex: - The first Reading.

E. of Arundell.

An Act for the Restitution of Thomas, the only Son of Phillip late Earl of Arundell: - The first Reading.


An Act for Exchange of Lands: - The first Reading, and rejected.

Outlaws not to be in Parliament.

An Act to disable outlawed Persons, and Persons in Execution, to be of the Parliament, twice read, and committed to all the Privy Council, Sir Geo. Carewe, Vice-chamberlain to the Queen, Sir Edw. Stafford, Mr. Solicitor, Sir Roger Wilbraham, Sir Edw. Hobby, Sir Robert Wroth, Sir John Scott, Sir Geo. Moore, Mr. Wyseman, Sir Edw. Mountague Mr. Recorder of London, Mr. Nath. Bacon, Sir Robert Phillips, Sir Jerome Horsey Mr. Lawrence Hyde, Sir Jo. Savill, Mr. Francis Moore, Sir John Luson, Mr. Martin, Sir Thr. Heskett, Sir Rob. Stanford, Mr. Tho. Crewe, Sir Rich. Warberton, Sir H. Poole, Serjeant Dodridge, Serjeant Tanfield, Mr. Antropos, Sir Tho. Beamount: - To meet on Monday, at Two a Clock in the Afternoon, in the Star-chamber.

Ctss. of Nottingham's Nat.

Mr D. Stanhope and Mr. D. Hone bring from the Lords, An Act for the Naturalizing of the Right honourable Margarett Countess of Nottingham.

Cloth Trade.

An Act against Transporting of Woollen Cloths, and for setting on Work of the poor Commons of this Realm: - The first Reading.


An Act to explain the Intent and Purpose of another Act of Parliament, made in the fifth Year of Edw. VI. concerning Alehouses: - The first Reading.

Wines, &c.

An Act touching Wines, Inns, Alehouses, and Taverns: - The first Reading.


An Act for Repressing of Alehouses, against the Laws: - First Reading.

Purveyors, &c.

An Act for the better Execution of sundry Statutes, touching Purveyors and Car-takers : - The first Reading. &c.


The Committee, for Magna Charta, deferred till Monday, the former Place.

The Committee, for Irish Captains, deferred till Tuesday, at the same Place.

The Committee for Returns and Privileges, - upon Monday next, in the Inner Temple Hall; together with Sir Tho. Shirley's Cause.


An Act to take away the Benefit of Clergy for Manslaughter.

Hats, &c.

The Bill for the true making of Hats, &c. secondly read, and committed to the Burgesses and Knights for London, for Norwich, for Exeter, for Southwark, for Coventry, for Bristowe, for York, for Worcester, for Shrewsbury for Lincolne, for Beawdley, for Isam, for Quinborough, Barons of the Ports: - On Monday in the Afternoon, at Two a Clock, in the Middle Temple Hall.


An Act, authorising Justices of Peace to deliver certain Prisoners out of Gaol, and for Placing and Settling of poor Prisoners after their Delivery: - The second Reading, and committed. - Sir Jo. Heigham, Mr. Hext, Sir Edw. Hobby, Sir H. Goodyeare, Sir Tho. Ridgeway, Mr. Wyld, Sir Tho. Bishop, Mr. Nath. Bacon, Sir Wm. Stroud, Sir Arthure Ayte, Sir Valentyne Knightly, Sir John Boys, Mr. Overberry, Sir Tho Waller, Mr. Erby, Mr. William Brock, Mr. Matthewe Hadds, Mr. Wyseman, Sir Tho. Beaumont, Sir Jo. Harper, Sir Jo. Savill, Mr. Edw. Francis, Mr. Jo. Moore, Sir James Lee: - To meet on Wednesday, at Two a Clock in the Afternoon, in the Middle Temple Hall.


An Act to take away the Benefit of Clergy for Manslaughter: - The first Reading.