House of Commons Journal Volume 1: 28 May 1614

Pages 500-501

Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 1, 1547-1629. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.

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Sabbati, 28o Maii

Message to Lords.

SIR Edw. Hobby went up with the Message to the Lords.


The Lords returned Answer by him, by their Mouth, the Lord Chancellor, that they would, both for their own Honour, and the Honour of this House, proceed even to the uttermost the Words would bear. That my Lord Chancellor demanded of him, whether he had any thing, in Writing to deliver them ; which he answered, he had not. That they promised, with all Speed possible, to send this House a further Answer therein.

Answer to King's Letter.

Sir Roger Owen: - That he as a young Lamb, or Fawn, to suck the Milk of the Committee, and to follow them.

He delivered in a Form of the Answer to his Majesty's Letter: Which was read: The which, upon the Question, agreed to be the Message to the King, as concerning the Matter. The Preface, and Course of inducing it, to be left to Mr. Speaker's Direction.

All the Privy Council of this House to know his Majesty's Pleasure.

Committee to sit, &c.

Ordered, upon the Question, That a Committee of the whole House shall sit this Afternoon, for the last Part of the Order referred to the Committees of the whole House Yesterday; and that, if there shall be Occasion, Mr. Speaker may be sent for, and take his Place ; and the King's Pleasure, for the Time and Place of Mr. Speaker's attending him, to be received.

Members fined.

Ordered, upon the Question, Sir Robert Wynde, Sir Wm. Cooke, Sir. ... Beningfeild, and Sir Hammond Strange, pay presently, to the Serjeant, 12 d. a-piece for their now standing in the Entry: Which presently paid accordingly.

Committee to attend the King.

Mr. Secretary reporteth the King's Pleasure, that Mr. Speaker shall have Access to His Majesty To-morrow, about Two of the Clock, attended with as many as this House shall please, so as it be not above the Number of Forty.

Sir Herbert Crofte, Sir Dudley Digges, Mr. Drake, Sir George Moore, Sir Wm. Brereton, Sir Roger Owen, Sir Francis Goodwyn, Sir Walter Covert, Mr. Leonard, Sir Gervace Clifton, Sir Edw. Lewkenor, Sir James Perrott, Sir Tho. Hobby, Sir Rich. Tichborne, Sir Wm. Strowde, Sir Jerome Horsey, Sir Jo. Hollys, Mr. Robert Hatton, Sir Nich. Smyth, Sir Hamond Strange, Sir Tho. Lucy, Sir Tho. Grymes, Sir Henry Savyle, Sir George *, Sir H. Withrington, Mr. Culpepper, Sir W. Heale, Sir H. Slingesby, Sir Rich. Worseley, Sir Henry Poole, Sir Tho. Cheeke, Sir Rich. Cicil, Sir Tho. Grantham, Sir Jo. Strangwayes, Mr. Carey, Mr. Townesend, Sir Ro. Sydney, Mr. Newport, Sir Francis Barnam, Sir George Vane, Mr. James.

The said Persons are appointed to attend Mr. Speaker [to] his Majesty, To-morrow, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the long Stone Gallery by the Garden.