House of Commons Journal Volume 1: 21 February 1610

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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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Mercurii, 21 Februarii, 1609

Pole's Estate.

L. 1a. B. FOR the Enabling of Henry Pole, Gentleman, to sell certain Lands for Payment of his Debts.


L. 2a. B. For the better Breeding and Increasing of Timber: - Rejected, upon the Question.

Leave of Ab.

Mr. Vivian hath Leave to depart, his Father dead.

None to depart without Leave.

No Order in this, because the Law provides.

Call of the House.

Q. Whether the House to be called. -

Saturday Sennight, the House to be called.


Sir Geo. Moore moveth, touching the Decay of Clothing and Clothiers.

A Committee for the State of Clothing.

Mynhead Harbour.

L. 1a. B. For the Repairing and Maintaining of the Port and Harbour at Mynhead, in the County of Somersett.

Bridgenorth Election.

A Letter from Bridgenorth, to the Lord Chancellor, touching the Election of a Burgess for that Town. - Disturbance to the Election.

The Two Bailiffs of Bridgenorth to be sent for.


Sir Edwyn Sandys maketh Report of what passed at the Committee touching Grievances : -


Matter of Order now reported. -

One Proposition from the Lords, another from this House.

Distribution : - Damnum per injuriam, damnum sine injuria. -

The first by Petition, the other by way of Conference and Contract. - The Committee to proceed with both, though Contribution to precede: - To which they did submit themselves. -

The Demands high: - To free from Debt, and some annual Support. -

To desire another Conference, for further Light in Particulars. -

To desire to know also, what we should have. -

They could pitch upon nothing, but Tenures, and Wardships ; nothing else valuable. -

Not the Grievance, but the Right of Purveyance. -

Old Debts, defective Titles, &c. -

Grievances somewhat thick, and somewhat fearfully. -

A Day prefixt, beyond which no Grievance : - None to be received after Monday next.

If the Lords did not propound Tenures, and Wardships, then we to propound. -

To desire a Conference, for their Demands, and Retribution. -

After the Proposit. to desire that they may have Leave to treat. -

Mr. Chancellor to deliver the Message. -

To desire a Conference touching the Matter of Contribution, and Retribution, moving from their Lordships.

Committee added.

Mr. Serjeant Dodridge added to the Committee for Dorchester.


L. 2a. - Mynne and Beckham. -


Mr. Chancellor returneth the Answer of the Lords; That they are ready, upon Saturday in the Afternoon: - The same Time and Place : - The same Committees on both Parts. -

Beckham's Estate.

L. 2a. - Mynne Committees, et Beckham: - Mr. Attorney, Sir Nath. Bacon, Sir Geo. Carewe, Mr. Dammett, Mr. Solicitor, Sir Herbert Crofts, Sir Geo. Moore, Mr. Law. Hyde, Sir Charles Cornwallys, Mr. D. James, Sir John Bennett, Sir Wm. Twysenden, Sir Rob. Hitcham, Sir H. Poole, Mr. Moore, Sir Edw. Sandys, Sir Roge Aston, Mr. Wyld, Sir John Pettus, Sir Dan. Dun, Sir Roger Owen, Mr. Nanton, Sir Jo. Hubbard, Sir Mich. Stanhope, Sir Jo. Higham, Mr. Wentworth, Mr. Brook:

- Tuesday, Chequer Chamber.