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, 15 Junii, 1641.
Sutton Marsh Tythes.
ORDERED, That whereas Dr. Tompson has preferred his Petition to this House, concerning the Tythes of Sutton Marsh, detained from him by an Injunction in the Court of Exchequer; where the Cause is depending, and ready for Publication; but the Barons deny all Proceedings before them, in regard the Cause is depending in this House; that the Barons shall be required to grant a Commission of Sequestration of the Profits and Tythes of Sutton Marsh, into safe Hands, till this House shall have Time to consider of the Business, and to take further Order therein: And that the Tenants and Occupiers shall pay the said Tythes to the said Sequestrators, from time to time, till further Order be taken herein.
Restoring late E. of Strafford's Children.
1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Restoring, in Blood and Honour, Sir Wm. Wentworth Knight, and the rest of the Children of the late Earl of Strafford; and the Settling of the Lands and Tenements of the said late Earl of Strafford, upon his Heirs, &c.
Rate of Taxes.
Tonage and Poundage.
House to sit.
Ordered, That the House be resolved into a Committee, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, further to consider of the Bill, intituled, An Act for the utter Abolishing and Taking away of all Archbishops, Bishops, &c.
Jacobson's &c. Nat.
2da vice lecta est Billa, AN Act for the Naturalizing of Rombont Jacobson, Leonard Leonards, Jo. Strode, Andrew Wanley, Valentine Wanely, and Peter Rochforte; upon Question, committed to the Committee first appointed for Naturalization.
Preaching against the Protestation, &c.
Moved, That Allen Blany, a Minister, should be summoned to attend this House To-morrow Morning, to give Answer to such Matters, as shall be objected against him, touching his preaching against the Protestation made by this House; withal affirming, that the Parliament is able to confirm a Law, but not to make a Law, to bind his Conscience; and for offering a Protestation of his own, to make good the Thirty-nine Articles; to which he subscribed his Hand; and left it with the Churchwardens.
Disbanding the Armies.
The Lords desire a Conference, and a free Debate, by a Committee of both Houses, touching the Message they received from this House, concerning the Disbanding the Armies, presently, if it may stand with the Conveniency of this House, in the Painted Chamber.
Resolved, upon the Question, That all Deans, Deans and Chapters, Archdeacons, Prebendaries, Chanters, Canons and Petty Canons, and their Officers, shall be utterly abolished, and taken away out of the Church.
Resolved, upon the Question, That all the Lands, taken by this Bill from Deans and Chapters, shall be employed to the Advancement of Learning and Piety; Provision being had and made, that his Majesty be no Loser in his Rents, First-fruits, and other Duties: And a competent Maintenance shall be made to the several Persons concerned, if such Persons appear not peccant and Delinquents to this House.