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 Martis, 2 Martii, 1640.
SIR Simonds D'Ewes, Mr. Cage, Mr. Moore, Sir Jo. Evelyn, Sir Wm. Lewis, Sir Edward Askew, Mr. White, Mr. Nicholas, Mr. George, Mr. Constantin, Mr. Weston, Mr. Dutton, Sir Anth. Irby, Sir Geo. Dallston, Sir Dudley North, Sir Robert Crane, Mr. Glyn, Mr. Bagshawe;
By an Order this Day made, these are added to the Committee for Sir Lewis Dive.
Ordered, That the Petition exhibited to the House this Day, on the Behalf of the Parishioners of Winch-hampton in the County of Gloucester, be referred to the Consideration of the Committee appointed for the Jurisdiction of the High Commission Court.
Council in the Lords.
Mr. Glyn has Leave to be of Counsel with Sir Robert Pye, in the Lords House.
1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act against Usury.
Committees joined, &c.
Ordered, That the Committee for Sir H. Spiller, be joined to the Committee for Secretary Windebank; and that Mr. Glyn, who has the Chair at Secretary Windebank's Committee, may have the Chair at this; and have the like Power, to all Purposes, for this Committee, as he has for t'other.
Clergy's Lay Employments.
1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act concerning the disabling any Clergymen to exercise any Lay Employment.
Leave of Absence.
Sir Anth. Irby has Leave to go into the Country for a time, to settle his Occasions.
Counsel in the Lords.
Mr. Whittlock has Leave to be of Counsel in the Lords House.
Sir Jo. Evelyn, Mr. Cary, Mr. Cradock, Sir Robert Crane, Mr. Tomkins, Mr. Godolphin, Sir Edw. Deering, Sir Robert Harley, Mr. Ro. Goodwyn, Mr. Gourdon, Sir Roger North;
By an Order this Day made, these are added to the Committee for Emanuell College.
Satisfaction to Bastwick.
Resolved, upon the Question, That the Archbishop of Cant', and all those that voted against Doctor Bastwick in the Star-chamber, shall make Satisfaction unto Doctor Bastwick, for his Damages sustained by that Sentence.
Reparation for illegal Judgements.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee for the Jurisdiction of the Star-chamber to prepare a Bill, and to present it to this House; and therein to consider, how far the Heirs and Executors of such as are, or have been, in judicial or ministerial Places, since 9° Car. or shall be hereafter, that have or shall do Wrong to the Commonwealth by Extortion, Oppression, or Injustice, shall be liable to make Reparations to the Parties grieved.
High Commission Court.
The Committee for the Jurisdiction of the High Commission Court, are desired to meet To-morrow in the Afternoon, at Two of Clock, in the Star-chamber.
Ordered, That this Debate concerning the Makers of the new Canons, be resumed To-morrow Morning.