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, 1 Martii, 1609
CLOTHING . - Friday Sennight.
Privilege for Mr. Sherston: - A Nisi prius at Chard. - A Letter to the Justices of Assise, another to the Party.
L. 1a. - Biggleswade Highway.
Mynne. - Tuesday. - Mr. Yelverton, Burgesses of Lynne.
L. 1a. Sir Fr. Cheney - Rivett.
L. 2a. - Wakefield: Privy Council, King's learned Counsel, the Knights and Burgesses of York and Yorkshire, Mr. Fanshawe, Sir Rich. Molineux, Mr. Calvert, Sir Edw. Grevill, Knights and Burgesses of Lancashire, Mr. Alford, Mr. Hare, Sir Rob. Hitcham, Mr. Berry, Mr. Fuller: - Monday, Chequer Chamber.
L. 2a - Clitheroe.
Added to the Bill of Mynheed, upon Motion of Mr. Davyes, Mr. Morgan, Mr. Hopton, Knights and Burgesses of Wales, Sir John Hannam, Mr. D. James, Mr. Percyvall, Mr. Jones, Mr. Ravenscroft . - Exchequer Chamber, this Afternoon.
L. 1a. - Pyrates and Pyracies.
Lawyers of the House.
Sir Henry Pole, - for staying the Lawyers in the Town. -
Call of the House.
That the Calling of the House deferred till after the Assises.
Members departing without Leave.
Mr. Tate, Justice of Assise in Wales, asketh Leave, quia - by joint Commission, with Priority. - Stat. 28 Eliz. -
The Just' of Assise may depute in Wales.
Mr. Barker. - By the Statute, One may serve - adjudged.
Q. That no Man shall depart without open Licence:
All departed, sent for.
That all the Lawyers of the House, absent, be sent for.
Mr. Hoskins reporteth to Mr. Essex his Bill, with Amendments; the Amendments twice read; the Bill stayed; and Counsel to be heard in the Case, Tomorrow, between one Fitch and him.
The Message thought to be mistaken, for Supply.
Mr. Crewe, Mr. Moore, contra. -
That we should do therein, in due Time, as became dutiful Subjects.
Mr. Moore, Mr. Crewe, Sir Edw. Mountague, Mr. Recorder, Mr. Fuller, Sir Maurice Berkley, Sir Edw. Sandys, Sir Herbert Crofts, Mr. Chancellor, Mr. Attorney, Sir Roger Aston, Sir Roger Owen, Sir Walter Cope, Sir Tho. Lake: - To pen the Message presently, in the Committee Chamber.
The Message, altered, by Question,for Supply. -
The House, with a tender Feeling and Respect, hath, by your Lordships Relation, taken Knowlege of the State of his Majesty's Wants; the Remedy whereof, by your Lordships proposed, dividing itself into Supply and Support:
First, for Supply ; we cannot conceive any other ordinary Means, than by Way of Subsidy; which, for that it ever moveth from the House of Commons, we will take Consideration thereof in due Time, and do therein that, which shall become loving and dutiful Subjects.
And for the Matter of Support; because it dependeth upon your Lordships Answer, we attend, and desire the same, at your Lordships best Opportunity.
L. 2a. - Kembers: - The Committee for Clothing: - Friday Sennight.
L. 3a. - Dorchester: - Passed.
L. 3a. - Clark: - Passed.
L. 3a. - Sir Rob. Karre: - Passed.
L. 3a. - Pluralities: - Passed.
The Message touching Supply and Support, by Mr. Chancellor. -
This Afternoon, at Two a Clock: The same Committees to meet. - Answer brought by Mr. Chancellor.