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 Luna, 22 Nov. 1641.
O RDERED, That John Sherborne, now in the Serjeant's Custody, and sent for to the Committee, and was there found very various and uncertain in his Answers, shall stand committed to the Gatehouse, till he give Security to produce his Son, and bring him to this House, to answer such Things as shall be objected against him.
Officers of the Mint.
Proceedings against Blany.
Suit in the Exchequer.
Whereas the Court of Exchequer was required, by an Order of this House, to proceed in the Business depending between the Tenants of Butley, and John Symcotts Esquire, notwithstanding the Order of the 11th of Nov. And whereas it is said in the latter Order, that the former Order, of the 11th of Nov. was grounded upon a Misinformation; It is this Day Ordered, That those Words, "concerning the Grounding of the Order upon a Misinformation," shall be left out of that Order; and that the Barons shall be forthwith acquainted therewith: But notwithstanding that, they shall proceed in the Cause as they think fit.
There was likewise a Proposition, whether, upon some Occasions, Power might not be given to write unto Mr. Frost, whom the Committees have left there, and who is a very discreet Man, and one fit to be trusted.
Ordered, That Citizens that serve for the City of London, and Captain Rainesbrough, do inform themselves what Shipping are now in the River, that are fit to transport the Magazine at Hull; and to give an Account of it To-morrow Morning.-
Ordered, That the Letters, Remonstrance, Examinations, and other Writings, now read, which came from Ireland, and the Petition of Sir Faithfull Fortescue, be referred to the Committee for Irish Affairs.
Ordered, That the Chamberlain for the City of London shall issue Four thousand Pounds to the Victualler of the Navy, and One thousand Pounds to the Treasurers of the Navy, out of the Fifty thousand Pounds that is to come from the City, according to an Order 19° Nov. Instant.
Commrs from Scotland.
Ordered, That Alderman Soame, and Alderman Penington, do recommend it to the Lord Mayor of the City, as a Desire of this House, that he would provide and assign a convenient House, well furnished, for the Entertainment of the Commissioners, that are to come from the Parliament in Scotland to the Parliament of England.
Declaration on State of the Kingdom.
|Sir Tho. Barrington,||Tellers for the Yea, 187.|
|Sir John Clotworthy,|
|Sir Fred. Cornwallis,||Tellers for the Noe, 123.|
"That the Courts of Chancery, Exchequer-chamber, &c. are arbitrary, and unjust in their Proceedings," to be left out; and to be added, instead thereof, "which have been grievous in exceeding their Jurisdiction."
|Sir Walter Earle,||Tellers of the Noe, 161.|
|Mr. Ar. Goodwyn,|
|Sir Frederick Cornwallis,||Tellers for the Yea, 147.|
|Sir Fred. Cornwallis,||Tellers for the Noe, 148.|
|Sir John Clotworthy,||Tellers for the Yea, 159.|
|Mr. Arth. Goodwyn,|
|Sir Walth. Erle,||Tellers for the Noe, 124,|
|Sir Ro. Crane,||Tellers for the Yea, 101.|
|Sir Edw. Deering,|