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, 27 Aprilis, 1642.
Preachers appointed, and thanked.
Mr. Arth. Goodwyn and Sir Simonds D'Ewes are appointed to return Thanks to Mr. Goodwyn, and Mr. Carroll, for the great Pains they took in the Sermons they this Day preach. in St. Margarett's,Westminster, at the Intreaty of the House of Commons; and likewise to desire them, from the House, to print their Sermons. And it is farther Ordered, That none shall presume to print them for the Space of Two Months, but such as they shall appoint.
Proceedings concerning Hull.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee Yesterday appointed to prepare Heads for the Conference concerning Hull, or any Three of them, to make a Narrative of all the Proceedings that have been, touching that Business, from the Beginning till this Time; to the end that it, together with the Votes passed Yesterday, may be published: And are to meet presently, in the Court of Wards; and to bring it in To-morrow Morning.
Sir S. D'Ewes' Subscription.
Sir Simonds D'Ewes, a Member of this House, freely offering and subscribing a Note, to allow Fifty Pounds yearly, to the Relief of Ireland, so long as the War lasts, without expecting any Part of the Rebels Lands in that Kingdom (besides what he shall be charged with in his Particular, by Aids granted by Parliament); the House, being acquainted herewith, commanded that this Promise and undertaking of his should be entered in the Journals of this House; for a Testimony of his good Affections to the Reducing of That Kingdom, and to the Peace and Safety of This.
Mr. Geo. Peard, likewise a Member of this House, promised and undertook to allow Twenty Pounds yearly, to the Relief of Ireland, so long as the War lasts, expecting nothing for it: The House doth take this for a very acceptable Service; and doth Order, That it should be entered in the Journals of this House; for a Testimony of his good Affections to the Peace of that Kingdom, and This.
Conference concerning Hull.
The Lords desire a Conference, by Committees of both Houses, touching the Matter of the last Conference, concerning Hull, presently in the Painted Chamber, ir it may stand with the Conveniency of this House.
Votes concerning Hull.
To the First, they agree, leaving out the Words "Lords Lieutenants and Deputy Lieutenants:" and instead, adding the Words "Justices of Peace:" Because it is not possible to write out the Commissions so speedily as this Business requires. And they have likewise ordered the Votes to be printed.
By Vote upon the Question, Sir Edward Aiscough, Sir Christ. Wray, Sir Sam. Owfield, and Mr. Hatcher, Members of this House are appointed and nominated Committees by this House, to reside in Lincolneshire; and, upon Occasion, to resort to Hull, according to the Order of both Houses.