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 Mercurii, 24 Nov. 1641.
WHEREAS, by a former Order, of the Eighth of September 1641, it was ordered, That the Merchants and Owners of such Calves Skins, as they had, before that Day, prepared to be transported, should be at Liberty to transport the same, notwithstanding a former Order of Restraint, provided that the said Calves Skins do not exceed Thirty-six Pounds Weight Per Dozen, upon the humble Petition of the Collectors of the great Customs for the Port of London: It is this Day Ordered and Declared to be the Intent and Meaning of this House, that the said Merchants pay unto the said Collectors, for his Majesty's Use, all such Duties for Custom and Licence-money, as have been heretofore usually paid, in case they have not formerly satisfied the same; for which they shall give Account. And it is Ordered, and hereby provided, that the said Calves Skins be shipped between this and Christmas:
Sherborne, a Prisoner.
-That there may be an Addition to the Declaration formerly prepared concerning the French Ambassador, of those Particulars that reflect upon him, and the State of France, printed since the last Declaration was prepared:
That the Committee inquire after the Printing of the Examinations of Browne the Priest, taken by a Committee of this House; and that they likewise inquire after the Printing of the Pamphlet, intituled, A Duel between Sir Kenelme Digby and a French Baron; and all other Pamphlets that are scandalous, either to any foreign State, or publick Minister, or to this State or Parliament.
The same Committee is likewise to consider of some Course for the Preventing of the inordinate Printing for the future; and for Making of some severe Examples of some of those Printers: And that they give a speedy Account of what they have done.
They are likewise to consider of the Printing the Prayer, set forth for the Use of the Diocese of Lincolne and Westminster, and the Liberties thereof: And are to meet To-morrow at Eight of Clock, in the Inner Court of Wards: And Sir H. Mildmay is added to this Committee.
Charge against Palmer.
|Sir Frederick Cornwallis,||Tellers for the Yea, 146.|
|Sir Tho. Barrington,||Tellers for the Noe, 192.|
|Sir Martyn Lumley,|
|Sir Fred. Cornwallis,||Tellers for the Noe, 142.|
|Sir Tho. Barrington,||Tellers for the Yea, 190.|
|Sir Martin Lumley,|
Mr. Pym, Sir Wm. Armyn, Lord Dungarvon, Sir John Colpeper, Lord Falkland, Sir Tho. Barrington, Mr. Hampden, Mr. Hollis, Mr. Hide, Sir Walth. Erle, * Mildmay, * Clotworthy, Sir Nevill Poole, Sir Gilbert Gerard, Mr. Wheeler, Sir Wm. Lewis, Mr. Perd;