House of Commons Journal Volume 1: 23 January 1606

Pages 258-259

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, 23o Die Januarii

Member chosen Sheriff.

SIR, John Peyton Knight for Cambr. returned the last Session, and being since chosen Sheriff; Mr. Speaker moveth, whether he shall attend his Service here. Resolved, He shall attend; upon Question in the House.


2. Reading: - The Bill for the Relief of the Poor: -

Committed to Sir Nath. Bacon, Mr. Dannet, Sir Tho. Smyth, Sir Edw. Hobby, Sir Warwick Heale, Sir John Heigham, Sir Tho. Waller, Mr. Alford, Sir Tho. Ridgeway, Sir Tho. Hobby, Sir Tho. Freak, Sir Tho. Bishop, Knights for Suffolk and Norfolk, Mr. Upton, Sir H. Billingsley, Mr. Adrian Staughton, Mr. Prowse, Mr. Bag, Mr. Yaxley: - Saturday, Chequer Chamber.


1. Reading: - The Bill for to make good Grants, and other Conveyances and Assurances, made by Corporations, notwithstanding the misnaming of some Corporations.

Building Inmates, &c.

1. Reading : - The Bill to inform Multitudes of unnecessary and inconvenient Buildings in or near the City of London, and to avoid the Numbers of dangerous Inmates and Lodgers within the same.

Trelawney's Estate.

2. Reading: - The Bill for Sale of certain Lands of Sir Jonathan Trelawny Knight, deceased, for the Payment of his Debts : - Committed to Sir Tho. Ridgeway, Sir Wm. Stroud, Mr. Fr. Moore, Mr. Seymour, Mr. Martin, Sir Henry Hubbard, Mr. Hare, Sir Fr. Popham, Sir Jo. Heigham, Sir Warwick Heale, Mr. Hyde, Sir Tho. Hobby, Sir Fr. Bacon : - Saturday, Temple Hall.

Gunpowder Plot.

A learned and religious Speech. -

Sir Edw. Mountague moveth, That an Act may be made, that there may be an everlasting Memory of Thanksgiving. -

No extraordinary Blessing in Scripture, but an extraordinary Sign : -

The Covenant with Noe, the Rainbow: - Jacob and Esau : - ix. Hester, Hamon, and Mordecay: - Keeping of Days of Deliverance of the Jews. -

Yearly Thanksgiving.

Offereth a Bill, intituled, A Bill for a publick Thanksgiving to be given to Almighty God, every Year, on the fifth Day of November: - First Reading.

Hotham's Estate.

1. Reading : - The Bill for Enabling of John Hotham Esquire, the Father, and John Hotham, his Son, to convey certain Lands, for a Jointure of such Wife, as John, the Son, shall marry.

Yearly Thanksgiving on 5 Nov.

2. Reading: - The Bill for a publick Thanksgiving to be given to Almighty God, every Year, on the fifth Day of November: - Committed to Mr. Secretary Herbert, Sir Edw. Mountague, Mr. Solicitor, Sir Fr. Hastings, Sir Herbert Crofts, Sir Roger Aston, Sir Fr. Bacon, Sir Vincent Skynner, Sir Rob. Wingfield, Sir James Perrot, Sir Tho. Ridgeway, Sir Geo. St. Poll, Sir John Bennett, Sir Tho. Hobby, Sir Antho. Rous, Sir Geo. Moore, Sir Roger Owen, Sir Fr. Barrington, Mr. Winch, Sir H. Billingsley: - And presently met in the Committee Chamber; but adjourned till the next Morning, in the same Place.


2. Reading: - The Bill of Confirmation of Leases against Patentees of the Inheritance : - Mr. Secretary Herbert, Mr. Solicitor, Sir Henry Mountague, Sir Rob. Knolles, Sir Edwyn Sandys, Sir Rob. Wingfield, Mr. Brook, Mr. Lawrence Hyde, Sir Fr. Bacon, Sir Tho. Holcroft, Sir Wm. Liggon, Sir Henry Nevill, Mr. Fr. Tate, Sir Oliver St. John, Sir Geo. Moore, Mr. Crewe, Mr. Yelverton, Mr. Hoskins, Mr. Fr. Moore, Sir Dan. Dun, Sir Roger Aston, Mr. Wyseman, Sir Geo. Selby, Sir Tho. Grantham, Sir Rob. Stapleton, Mr. Talbot Bowes, Mr. Fuller, Sir John Hollys, Sir John Hungerford, Sir Fr. Fane, Sir Rob. Johnson, Sir Roland Litton, Sir John Mallory, Sir

Poole, Sir Edw. Grevill, Sir Rob. Maunsell, Sir Wm. Smyth, Sir Geo. Fleetwood, Sir John Trevor: - Tuesday, Chequer Chamber.

Parson of Radipoll.

2. Reading: The Bill for the Relief of the Parson of Radipoll. Radipoll, in the County of Dorsett: - Committed to Sir Fr. Hastings, Sir Tho. Freak, Sir Jo. Williams, Sir Jerome Horsey, Mr. Hoskins, Mr. Bag, Sir Dan. Dun, Mr. Buddon, Sir Rob. Miller, Mr. Martin, Mr. Edw. Manne, Sir John Bennett, Sir Edw. Grevill, Sir Edw. Hext, Mr. Wentworth, Sir Roland Litton, Sir Gamaliel Capell, Sir Tho. Smyth, Mr. D. Steward, Mr. John Spycer, Mr. Spycer, Sir Chro. Perkins, Mr. Lawrence Hyde: - The Middle Temple, Wednesday.

Thetford School, &c.

2. Reading: - The Bill for the Confirming and Establishing of the Foundation of a School and Alms-house in Thetford, in the County of Suffolk, &c. - Committed to Sir Nath. Bacon, Sir Fr. Bacon, Sir H. Mountague, D. Steward, Sir John Heigham, Mr. Dannett, Sir John Bennett, Sir Wm. Paddy, Sir Rob. Townsend, Sir Henry Hubbard, Sir Bassingborne Gawdy, Mr. John Hare, Mr. Oxborough, Sir Rob. Maunsell, Mr. Wyseman, Mr. Serjeant Barker: - Thursday next. Chequer Chamber.

Letters to be writ to one Peacock and Sir Edw. Clere's Son.

Small Debts.

1. Reading: - The Bill for the Recovery of small Debts, and the Relief of poor Debtors in London.