House of Commons Journal Volume 1: 17 April 1606

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

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Jovis. 17o Die Aprilis, 1606

Lord Cobham's, &c. Forfeitures.

1. Reading: - B. FOR establishing in the Crown, the Lands and Possessions of Henry late Lord Cobham, and George Brook Esquire, attainted of High Treason, &c,


1. Reading; - B. Against the Erecting of Cottages.

Roger's relief.

2. Reading : - B. for the Relief of John Roger, Gentleman, &c. Sir H. Hubbard, Sir Gam. Capell, Sir H. Mountague, Mr. Wiseman, Sir Fr. Barrington, Mr. Gore, Sir Chro. Perkins, Sir John Heigham, Mr. Hare, Mr. Noy, Sir Tho. Smyth, Sir Nath. Bacon, Sir Geo. St. Poll, Sir Robert Wingfield. Sir Roger Owen, Mr. Yelverton, Mr. Solicitor, Sir Roger Wilbram, Sir Geo. Moore, Sir Antho. Cope: - Tuesday come-sennight.

DesMaistres' Nat.

Des Maistres: - Knights and Burgesses of London, Sir Herbert Crofts, Burgesses of Southwark.

To the former Committee: - Mr. Prowse, Sir John Scott, Sir Rob. Johnson, Mr. Blinco, Mr. Martin, Sir Rich. Bulkley, Mr. Bowyer, Sir James Perrott, Sir Roland Litton, Sir John Heigham: - The same Place and Time.


3. Reading : - Bill for the Preservation of Sea-fish: - Re-committed . - Sir Rich. Bulkley, Mr. Kirveth, Mr. Dammett, Sir Wm. Skipwith.


Marshalsey: - Monday come-sennight, in the Afternoon: Counsel to be heard publicly at the Bar, on both Parts.

Penal Statutes.

3. Reading: - Act for the better Execution of penal Statutes, and Restraint of Monopolies : - Upon the Question, passed.


3. Reading; - Act against the loathsom Sin of Drunkenness.: - Upon the Question, passed.

Chepstowe Bridge.

3. Reading: - An Act for the new Making up and Keeping in Reparation of Chepstowe Bridge. - Upon the Question, passed.

Ld. Danvers' Restitution.

3. Reading : - B. For the Restitution of the Lord Danvers, &c. - Upon the Question, passed.


3. Reading: - B. Against Exactions of Customers, Controllers, Searchers, &c. - Passed.


3. Reading: - B. Against such as, coming to Church, refuse to receive,the holy Communion: - Passed.


Tuesday come-sennight, the King's Counsel for Attainders.

Call of the House.

Wednesday Sennight, to call the House, and to impose Fines upon such, as were absent upon the last Call, and shall be then absent.

Collection, &c.

Sir Tho. Horsman to be joined with Sir H. Billingsley, for Collection ; and Mr. Fuller to be spared.

The Collectors to pay such Charges for Searches at the Tower, about Purveyors: - To be called a Benevolence, and not Fees.

Thames Navigation.

2. Reading: - B. For clearing the Passage, by Water, from London, to and beyond the City of Oxford: - Committed to the Knights and Burgesses of Oxon, Berks, Wilt, and Glocester, Mr. Secretary Herbert, Sir H. Nevill, Sir Dan. Dun, Mr. D. James, Sir Edw. Hobby, Mr. Fuller, Mr. Bacchus, Sir Rob. Hitcham, Mr. Brock, Sir Valentyne Knightley, Mr. Unton, Sir Wm. Stroud, Mr. Durdent, King's Counsel, Sir H. Hubbard, Mr. Pulleston, Sir Chro. Perkins, Sir Rol. Litton, Sir Rob. Johnson, Sir Wm. Fleetwood, Sir Tho. Smyth, Sir Fr. Goodwyn, Mr. Martin, Sir John Bennet. - Friday Sennight, Chequer Chamber.

Bills sent to Lords.

Sent up by Mr. Secretary Herbert.

Non-communicants :

Extortions :


Transportation of Beer:



Chepstowe Bridge:



Conway :