Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 1, 1547-1629. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Martis, 26o Junii, 1610
LIESTOFF - Yarmouth: - Mr. Yelverton, Mr. Hoskins, Mr. Crewe, Mr. Jones, Mr. Moore, Mr. Hyde, added, - Mr. Damment's Motion.
Thursday, - New River. - Ware. - Sir Jo. Savill's Motion.
Smyth: - More Committees: Mr. Prowse, Sir Tho. Beamount, Sir Geo. Moore, Mr. Martin, Sir Barnard Whytstones: - Thursday.
Isle of Man
L. 3. - Isle of Manne: - Upon Question, passed. .
L. 3. B. - Thetford: - Upon Question, passed. - Sir Tho. Beamount, contra; Mr. Fuller, Mr. Wentworth, pro; Sir Jo. Savill, contra.
Sir S. Proctor.
Report, by Mr. Brooke, of Sir Stephen Proctor's Bill. - Upon Question, to be ingrossed.
Mr. Wentworth, - Provision to keep his Wife, a Lady. - Mr. Hackwill.
Mr. Martin reporteth touching the Heads of Ease : Delivereth them in.
1. Read, and agreed, by Question.
2. Read : By Question, agreed.
3. Much amended, and agreed.
4. Agreed likewise.
5. Touching Purveyors to be retained.
7. Article: First Part to stand. The whole Article to stand by Question.
Mr. Chancellor, Mr. Solicitor, Sir Roger Owen, Mr. Crewe, Mr. Hyde, Mr. Brock, Mr. Whytlock, Mr. Martin, Mr. Yelverton, Sir Jo. Savill, Mr. Serjeant Dodridge, Mr. Attorney, Mr. Recorder, Sir Herbert Croft, Sir M. Barkley, Sir Geo. Moore, Mr. Hedley: These presently to take the Consideration of Dispute, and report.
Privilege, upon a Subpoena, for Sir Hugh Beeston.
Attendance of Members.
L. 3. - Better Attendance of the Commons. -
Much Disputed, The House divided :
Tellers: Noe, Sir Rob. Oxenbridge, Sir Warw. Heale : With the Noe, 106.
Yea, Sir E. Sandys, Herb. Crofts : the Yea, 126.
L. 2. - RETAILING Brokers: - Sir H. Poole, Sir Geo. Moore, Sir Gam. Capell, Sir Tho. Bishop, Mr. Fuller, Mr. Middleton, Sir Tho. Beamount, Sir Water Cope, Mr. Tolderby, Mr. James, Mr. Holt, Mr. Hare, Knights and Burgesses of Middlesex and Surrey, Sir Henry Bromley, Sir Tho. Mansell, Sir Tho. Walsingham, Mr. Prowse : - Monday, Chequer Chamber.
Hawks: - Friday.
Pleydall: - To-morrow.
L. 2. - Debts due by simple Contracts, &c. - Committed to Mr. Hakewill, Mr. Hare, Sir Jerome Horsey, Mr. Alford, Sir Tho. Vavasor, Sir Wm. Cornwallys, Sir Francis Barrington, Mr. Fuller, Sir Jo. Townsend, Mr. James, Mr. Whytson, Mr. Perkinson, Mr. Hoskins, Sir Jo. Hollis, Mr. Tate, Mr. Oldsworth, Mr. Bowes, Mr. Bacchus, Mr. Askwith, Sir Wm. Twysden, Sir Edw. Mountague, Sir Wm. Burlacy, Mr. Staughton, Sir Mich. Saunders, Sir Rob. Moore, Sir Jerome Horsey, Mr. Prowse, Mr. Field: - Monday, Chequer Chamber.
Delays of Executions; Elopement: - Tuesday.
Shipping: - Wednesday.
Attendance of Lawyers.
Q. For the Attendance of Lawyers this Forenoon: - Not.
Q. For the Attendance of the Committee this Afternoon, for the Dispute of Impositions: -
The House divided:
With the Yea:
With the Noe: -
The Yea yielded.
Leave of Ab.
Mr. Brooks, for Leverpoole, Licence to depart.
L. 1. - Walgrave,: - Passed, with Amendment.
Sir Edwyn Sandys, - for the Report this Morning.
Mr. Chancellor, and others, assembled, and prepared; and laid the Charge of Report upon Sir Edwyn Sandys.
Mr. Brook reporteth the Bill of Mr. Platt. - Disputed.
The Bill re-committed, to be better examined. -
Sir Jo. Sammes, Sir Dudley Digges, Sir. Fr. Barrington.
Mr. Recorder reporteth the Bill of Brittaine Burse, with Amendments. Amendments read.
Conference - Purveyance, &c.
Sir Edw. S. - Report of the Conference. -
That his Majesty proportions his Necessity, not the King. -
His Majesty would not sell us Justice, so he would not buy our Love. -
Three Propositions: 1 Seven Heads. - 8 added, offered by us; accepted into Consideration. -
Assert Lands, a great Matter; - Had yielded the King much. - Answ. Less behind. - Answer by One of us. -
Offered Outlawes: - Not to forfeit, before the Debts of the Creditors were paid. -
His Majesty did crave 140,000l. Addition to that for which we should contract, for his Support. -
Wards 40,000l. Purveyance 40,000 l. - 220,000 l. -
In Purveyance, to consider first of the Security, or else not to proceed. - Whether the King must not needs purvey. -
Not above 100,000 l. upon the Land. -
Projects for Levy from us. - We in the Valley, the Lords upon the Hill: But the Lords have general Intelligence; we but particular: - Ergo. -
In the Books of Subsidy, the Lands of the Kingdom 200,000l. - 4s. in the Pound, 40,000l. -
Posse of the Kingr. - Extreme Justice no Justice in a just and gracious King.
The great Committee to meet this Afternoon : All other Committees to cease.
B. - Brittaine Burse, with Amendments, thirdly read, and passed.