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, 5o Februarii
Searle's Decree, &c.
L. 1a. An Act for the Review and Reversal of a Decree, made in the high Court of Chancery, at the Suit of Chr. Searle, Plaintiff, against Sam. Searle, Defendant; and also of divers Sentences of the High Commission Court, for Clauses ecclesiastical, against the said Samuel Searle; both of them contrary to Judgments at the Common Law, and the last, against his late Majesty's Writ of Prohibition.
Printing Thirty nine Articles.
Mr. Secretary Cooke, Sir Nath. Rich, Mr. Pymme, Sir H. Martyn, Mr. Earle, Sir W. Earle, Mr. Rowse, Mr. Coriton, Mr. Selden, Mr. Hackwill, Sir D. Digges, Mr. Hampden, Sir Ro. Harley : - Two Clock, To-morrow, in the Star-chamber; with Power to send for any Persons, Records, or other Things, for their Information : And this Committee is also to take into Consideration the Alterations made in the Book of Common Prayer ; and also to take Considerations of the Canons.
Examining Aleyne, &c.
And that, this Afternoon, the Committee, for Examination of Aleyne's Business, shall sit, till such time, as they have agreed upon the Matter of the Privilege of the House ; and then Mr. Selden to go the Committee for Mr. Rolles' Business : and, Mr. Sherland being added to the Committee, that Committee, for Aleyne, to proceed ; and they to put whom they will in the Chair.
The Aldermen and Town-clerk of Exceter, now in Town, to attend the Committee for Privileges, about Mr. Jordan's Wages ; and the sending for the Two Aldermen, agreed upon by the Committee of Privileges to be sent for, shall be stayed.
Member being Sheriff.
Petition against Withrington, &c.
Mr. Pymme reporteth from the grand Committee for Religion, a Petition, exhibited to them by Mr. Ogle, against Mr. Withrington, and Mr. Jo. Cosens. - the Charge, against Mr. Withrington, general, containing no Particulars: The Particulars against Mr. Cosens, many and foul. - That the Committee desireth, Intimation may be given to Mr. Cosens, from the House, of this Complaint against him ; that, if he will be here to answer it, he may ; else the House will proceed without him.
This agreed, upon Question; that this Intimation be given him, to be here upon Monday fortnight. A Warrant also from Mr. Speaker, for such Witnesses, as he shall nominate in particular. This Intimation to be made by a Letter under Mr. Speaker's Hand.
Printing Thirty-nine Articles.
2ly, How the Difference grew between their Two last Impressions, on the 20th Article: Say, there was left out, in the first Impression, a Line, through the Corrector's Negligence; which being found, they (after divers of them vented) amended the other, by adding that Line.