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 Sabbati, 4 Decembris, 1641.
Leave of Absence.
Proceedings against Chillingworth, &c.
Mr. Chillingworth was called to the Bar: And, kneeling there, Mr. Speaker told him the Offence taken against him, for speaking of Sides in this House, at his declaring his Judgment in Offence, at his Instances of deposing Princes.
Information concerning Venn.
Ordered, That on Wednesday next the House shall take into Consideration the Information that is given in to the House that concerns Mr. Venn, a Member of this House: And the Members are required to attend at that Time.
Proceedings concerning Piercy, &c.
Resolved, upon the Question, That it is sufficiently proved, That Mr. Daniel Oneile published false Rumours in the Army to the Chief Officers; that there were Dislikes between the King and the Parliament; and that Things were there done to the King's Disadvantage; and thereupon persuaded some of the principal Officers of the Army to take Part with the King.
Resolved, upon the Question, That it is sufficiently proved, That Mr. Daniel Oneile laboured to procure a Petition from the Army to the Parliament, containing in it divers scandalous and seditious Matters against the Parliament; and to get the Hands of some of the chief Officers thereunto.
Resolved, upon the Question, That this Business concerning Mr. Oneile, shall be recommitted to the same Committee; to make a Result upon the Proof of the whole Matter: And they are to present it to the House on Monday Morning. And the House hath Ordered to take it into Debate the first Business that Day: And Mr. Speaker is to put the House in mind of this Order.