Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 2, 1640-1643. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Die Martis, 25 Maii, 1641.
Publick Bills, &c.
2da vice lecta est Billa prodicta; and upon Question, committed unto Mr. Reignolds, Sir Arthur Ingram, Sir Wm. Allinson, Sir Fra. Popham, Sir Guy Palmes, Mr. Mathews, Mr. Northcott, Sir Rich. Buller, Mr. Lisle, Mr. Selden, Sir Gilbert Gerard, Alderman Soames: And all, that will come, are to have Voices; and are to meet Tomorrow post meridiem, in the Court of Wards.
Pennington's, &c. Petition.
Ordered, That the Petition of Isaac Pennington, Alderman of the City of London, and One of the Members of this House, and of Lewis Younge, of London, Brewer, this Day preferred to the House of Commons, be referred to the Committee appointed to consider of Sir John Brooke's Petition; in the same Manner, and with the like Power, for this Petition; as it has for that.
2da vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Making of the Church and Inhabitants of Covent-garden parochial; upon Question, committed unto Sir Edw. Deering, Mr. Whitehead, Mr. Wheeler, Mr. Glyn, Mr. Gourdon, Serjeant Wilde, Sir Gilbert Gerard, Sir Rich. Buller, Mr. Hampden, Sir Wm. Massam, Alderman Pennington, Alderman Soames, Mr. Hide, Sir Edm. Mountford, Sir Robert Pye, Sir John Holland, Sir Martin Lomley, Mr. Robert Goodwyn, Sir Tho. Barrington, Sir Nathan. Barnardeston, Sir Wm. Armyn, Sir Arthur Haslerigge, Sir Francis Barneham, Mr. Arth. Goodwyn, Mr. Gerrard, Mr. Cawley, Mr. Ashton, Mr. Martin, Mr. Morley, Sir Roger North, Sir John Francklyn: And are to meet this Day Sevennight at Two post meridiem, in the Duchy-court.
Resolved, upon the Question, That all Collections of any Sums of Money, by Colour or Pretence of Subsidies, Imposts, or Aids, upon any Merchandizes whatsoever, not granted by Consent in Parliament, are against the Law, the Liberty and Propriety of the Subject.
Resolved, &c. That all such Persons, as have collected, or taken, any Sums of Money, by Colour or Pretence of Subsidies, Imposts, or Aids, upon any Merchandize whatsoever, not granted by Consent in Parliament, are Delinquents.
Ordered, That the Committee of Fifty-two do meet this Afternoon, in the House, at Three of Clock; and consider of the Treaty; and peruse the Votes of the House concerning it; and put them in a Way for Expedition: And that the Clerk attend them.