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 Veneris, 5 Nov. 1641.
Sermon to be printed.
ORDERED, That Dr. Burgesse shall be desired, from this House, to print the Sermon he this Day preached at St. Margarett's, Westminster, at the Request of the House.
Depositions from Scotland.
The Depositions sent from the Committee in Scotland were all read; * * that these Depositions might be transmitted unto the Lords; but not as yet agreed in what manner.
Assistance from Scots.
Resolved, upon the Question, That the Assistance of a Thousand Men, for the present, shall be desired of the Scotts.
The Instructions presented from the Committee for Irish Affairs, to be sent to the Committees in Scotland, were read.
Exception to a Member's Words.
Exceptions were taken at Words spoken by Mr. Waller, which reflected upon Mr. Pimme in a high way: For which he was commanded to withdraw.
And he being withdrawn; the Business was a while debated: And then he was commanded to return to his Place.
And then Mr. Speaker told him, that the House holds it fit, that, in his Place, he should acknowledge his Offence given by his Words, both to the House in general, and Mr. Pimme in particular:
Which he did ingenuously, and expressed his Sorrow for it.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee of this House for Irish Affairs, to prepare a Head, to be added to the Instructions to be sent to the Committee in Scotland; concerning the Propositions now made, to be offered to the King, touching Councils and Counsellors; and to present it to the House To-morrow Morning.
Proceedings against Steward.
Ordered, That Sir Rob. Pye, and Mr. Glyn, shall, this Night, or To-morrow Morning, examine Robert Steward, touching the Information given in of Words spoken by him; and report the Business To-morrow Morning: And that, in the mean time, he shall remain in the Serjeant's Custody attending on this House.
Forces for Ireland.
Resolved, upon the Question, That Three thousand Five hundred Foot, and Six hundred Horse, be presently raised for the Affairs of Ireland.
The Ordinance of Parliament enabling the Earl of Leicester, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, to raise Three thousand Five hundred Foot, and Six hundred Horse, for the present Service, was read; and put to the Question; and, upon the Question, assented unto.
Arms for Ireland.
The Ordinance of Parliament authorizing the Master of his Majesty's Ordinance, to deliver to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland the Number of One thousand Arms for Horse, and Eight thousand Arms for Foot, and Ten Last of Powder, and other Munition and Necessaries, as are expressed in the said Warrant, was read: and put to the Question; and, upon the Question, assented unto.