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, 20 Feb. 1640.
King's Norton Petition.
ORDERED, That the Petition, exhibited formerly to this House, from the Inhabitants of the Town of King's Norton, and referred to the Committee for Courts of Justice, be taken out from that Committee, and referred to the Committee for the Queen's Bill.
Ordered, That Edward Winkley, who was sent for, as a Delinquent, by the Serjeant at Arms, for serving Sir Marten Lister, a Member of this House, with an Order out of the Court of Wards, contrary to the Privilege of this House, and who this Day appeared at the Bar, upon his Submission, be forthwith released from any farther Restraint.
Midhurst Return amended.
Court of Yorke and Court of Marches.
Ordered, That the Committee appointed to consider of the Jurisdiction of the Court of Yorke, and the Jurisdiction of the Court of the Marches, and the Principality of Wales, be revived; and meet this Afternoon, at Two of Clock, in the Exchequer-court.
Earl of Winchelsea's Estate.
Person to be returned to Prison.
Ordered, That Rich. Lloyd Clerk, formerly sent for hither, as a Delinquent, by the Serjeant at Arms attending on this House, be returned to the Prison from whence he was taken; and left to be proceeded against at the Sessions.