House of Commons Journal Volume 1: 31 March 1604

Pages 160-161

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, viz. 31 Die Martii

Union with Scotland.

SIR William Morrice beginneth the Motion for the Union, and for the Name of Great Britain.

Purveyors, &c.

Mr. Hyde bringeth in a Bill, intituled. An Act for the better Execution of sundry Statutes, touching Purveyors, and Car-takers: Which, he said, was drawn and allowed by the general Committee, named upon Sir Robert Wrothe's Motion at the Beginning of the Session; whereof himself was one.

E. of Southampton.

L. 1. B. Of Restitution of Henry Earl of Southampton.

E. of Essex.

L. 1. B. Of Restitution of the Son and Two Daughters of Robert, late Earl of Essex.

E. of Arundell.

L. 1. B. Of Restitution of Thomas, the only Son of Philip, late Earl of Arundell.

Exchange of Lands.

L. 1. B. For Exchange of Lands. - Upon the first Reading, and a Question made, rejected.

Outlaws not to be in Parliament.

L. 1. et 2. B. To disable outlawed Persons, and Persons in Execution, to be of the Parliament - Committed to all the Privy Council being Members of the House, Sir George Carewe, Vice-chamberlain to the Queen, Sir Edward Stafford, Mr. Solicitor, Sir Roger Wilbraham, Sir Edward Hobby, Sir Rob. Wroth, Sir John Scott, Sir George Moore, Mr. Wiseman, Sir Edward Mountague, Mr. Recorder of London, Mr. Nathaniel Bacon, Sir Robert Phelipps, Sir Jerome Horsey, Mr. Lawrence Hide, Sir John Savill, Mr. Francis Moore, Sir John Leveson, Mr. Martin, Sir Thomas Hesketh, Sir Robert Stanford, Mr. Crewe, Sir Richard Warburton, Sir Henry Poole, Mr. Serjeant Tanfield, Mr. Antrobus, Sir Thomas Beomount: To meet on Monday, at Two a Clock in the Afternoon, in the Exchequer Chamber.

Countess of Nottingham's Nat.

Sir Edward Stanhope, and Mr. Dr. Hone, Two Masters of the Chancery, bring from the Lords a Bill, intituled, An Act for the Naturalizing of the Right honourable Margaret Countess of Nottingham.

Cloth Trade.

L.1. B. Against Transporting of Woollen Cloths, and for setting on Work the poor Commons of this Realm.


L. 1. B. To explain the Intent and Purpose of another Act of Parliament, made in the fifth Year of E. VI. concerning Alehouses.


L. 1. B. For Repressing of Alehouses against the Law.

Purveyors, &c.

L. 1. B. For the better Execution of sundry Statutes, touching Purveyors and Car-takers.

Magna Charta.

The Meeting of the Committee, in the Bill touching Magna Charta, put off till Monday.

Irish Servitors.

The Committee for the Relief of Irish Servitors, put off till Tuesday.

Committee of Privileges.

The Committee for Returns and Privileges, to meet on Monday, in the Inner Temple Hall.

Shirleye's Case.

The Committees for Sir Thomas Shirleye's Cause to meet the same Day and Place.


Mr. Bond preferreth a Bill, intituled, An Act to take away the Benefit of Clergy for Manslaughter.

Hats, &c.

L. 2. B. For the true Making of Hats and Felts : - Committed to the Burgesses for London, Norwich, Exeter, Southwarke, Coventry, Bristowe, Yorke, Worcester, Shrewsbury, Lincolne, Bewdley, Isam, Quinborough, Barons of the Cinque Ports, Sir John Savill, Sir Edmond Bowyer, Mr. Johnson, Mr. Martin: - To meet on Monday, at Two a Clock in the Afternoon, in the Middle Temple Hall.


L. 2. B. Authorizing Justices of Peace to deliver certain Prisoners out of Gaol; and for placing and settling poor Prisoners after their Delivery: - Committed to Sir John Heigham, Mr. Hext, Sir Edward Hobby, Sir Henry Goodyeare, Sir Thomas Ridgway, Sir John Harpur, Mr. Edward Francis, Mr. Wyld, Sir Thomas Bishop, Mr. Nathaniel Bacon, Sir Wm. Strowd, Sir Arthur Atye, Sir Valentine Knightley, Sir John Savill, Mr. John Moore, Sir John Boyes, Mr. Overbury, Sir Thomas Waller, Mr. Irby, Mr. Brooke, Mr. Matthew Hadds, Mr. Wiseman, Sir Thomas Beomount, Sir James Lee: - To meet on Wednesday, at Two a Clock in the Afternoon, in the Middle Temple Hall.


L. 1. B. To take away the Benefit of Clergy for Man-slaughter.