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 Veneris, 19 Martii, 1640.
Person sent for.
ORDERED, That Rich. Perrot, for a Sermon preached in the Town of Kingston upon Hull, on New-year's-day was Two Years, (the which Sermon, and Notes of the Sermon, was delivered in here, and Part of it read, and afterwards attested by Jo. Gouche and James Foxe, Clerks) be forthwith sent for, as a Delinquent, by the Serjeant at Arms attending on this House.
Counsel in the Lords.
Mr. Hill has Leave to be of Counsel before the Lords; and to read at one of the Inns of Chancery.
Ordered, That James Boudin, One of the Merchants complained of for Transporting of Gold, now in the Serjeant at Arms' Custody, be bailed, upon the same Terms and Conditions, as Waldron Lodovick, &c. were bailed.
2da vice lecta est Billa, An Act for Confirmation of Letters Patents made unto Sir John Reyney, Knight, &c. upon the Questions, first of Committing it; and then of Ingrossing it; was rejected.
Member to attend.
Ordered, That Sir Tho. Widrington, after this Day, be required to attend the Service of the House.
Trial of Earl of Straford.
Ordered, That a Warrant, under Mr. Speaker's Hand, be directed to the Master of the Marshalsea of the King's-bench, requiring him to send Robert Coggin, a Prisoner there, upon Execution, in safe Custody, to attend the Committee for the Earl of Straford, de die in diem, so long as the Committee shall so require.
Ordered, That Patrick Allen, Irish Merchant, who has a Petition depending here, shall have the Liberty to go abroad with a Keeper, to prosecute his Business here; and to be examined, as a Witness, at the Committee for the Earl of Straford.
Sir Tho. Barrington, Sir Jo. Culpeper, Sir Jo. Strangewayes, Mr. Ashburneham, Sir Jo. Hotham, Sir Wm. Litton, Sir Jo. Holland, Sir Ro. Pye, Mr. Wheeler, Sir Jo. Wray, Mr. Lawrence Whittaker;
This Committee is to view the Place for the Earl of Straford's Trial; and to think of some convenient Manner for the Committee of the House to go in, and be present at the said Trial; and for Mr. [Speaker] to be there, in a private Manner; and they are to meet this Afternoon, at Two of Clock, in the Inner Court of Wards.
Proceedings against Faes.
Mr. Pimme reports from the Committee for the Earl of Straford, the Case of Edward Faes, Esquire; and, upon this Report, it was
Resolved, upon the Question, That Sir Ja. Barry and Sir Charles Coote the Elder, be forthwith sent for, as Delinquents, to answer such Misdeameanours and Oppressions, as are alledged to be committed by them in the Proceedings against Edward Faes.
Resolved, upon the Question, That all those Parties, that were of the Jury in the Proceedings against Edw. Faes, that were fined, and have paid their Fines, shall have Restitution of such Monies as they have paid; and that those that are still in Prison, for the not paying of those Fines, shall be forthwith set at Liberty; and that all Parties shall have Reparations for their Injuries and Oppressions.
Resolved, upon the Question, That this Cause shall be added to the other Four Irish Causes, formerly reported by Mr. Pimme; to be with them transmitted to the Lords.
E. of Meathe.
Resolved, upon the Question, That the Earl of Meathe's shall, with the other Irish Causes formerly reported, be transmitted to the Lords.
Resolved, upon the Question, That the Case of the Lord Viscount Nettersfield shall, with the other Irish Causes formerly reported, be transmitted to the Lords.
2da vice lecta est Billa, An Act against Usury; upon Question, committed unto Sir H. Mildmay, Mr. Waller, Mr. Potts, Sir Jo. Hotham, Sir Jo. Culpeper, Mr. Trelawny, Sir Guy Palmes, Mr. Comptroller, Sir Ra. Hopton, Mr. Partridge, Sir Edw. Hales, Mr. Ashburneham, Sir Tho. Middleton, Sir Edw. Deering, Ld. Wenman, Sir Ra. Varney, Mr. Coventry, Mr. Cecill, Mr. Kirton, Sir Edm. Vowell, Mr. Piercy, Sir Gilbert Gerard, Sir Jo. Evelyn, Sir Wm. Brereton, Sir Harbottle Grimston, Sir Rich. Anslow, Ld. Falkland, Mr. Smyth, Sir Phi. Stapleton, Mr. Ash, Mr. Godolphin, Mr. Goodwyn, Sir Wm. Lewis, Mr. Crooke, Sir Patricius Curwyn, Mr. Hide, Sir Tho. Bowyer, Mr. Newport, Sir Tho. Fanshaw, Ld. Compton, Sir * Parker, Sir Nevill Poole, Sir Ro. North, Sir Wm. Litton, Mr. Bagshaw, Sir Ro. Crane, Mr. Whittamore, Sir Tho. Barrington, Mr. Strangewayes: All, that will come, are to have Voices at this Committee: They are to meet To-morrow in the Afternoon, at Two of Clock, in the Court of Wards.
Scotch Arrears, &c.
The Paper that came from the Lords, at the last Comference, concerning the Demands of the Scotts, for their Arrears, &c. was read: And thereupon,
It was Ordered, That the House be forthwith resolved into a Grand Committee, to take into Consideration this Paper that came from the Lords, and the whole Business of providing Monies for both the Armies.
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Mr. Hide was called to the Chair.
Mr. Speaker reassumed the Chair.
Upon Mr. Hide's Report from the Committee,
It was Ordered, That Sir H. Mildmay and Sir Tho. Barrington be desired to treat with Mr. Collwell, or with whom else they think fit, for the speedy raising of Money, upon Security; and give Account To-morrow to the House.
Subsidies from Convocation.
Ordered, That Mr. Treasurer and Mr. Comptroller move his Majesty, to grant a Commission to the Convocation, to treat about the Giving of Subsidies.
Ordered, That the Bill of Subsidies be expedited.
Ordered, That, To-morrow Morning at Seven of Clock, the House take into Consideration the providing of Monies for the great Occasions of the Kingdom.
Ordered, That the Commissioners nominated in the Bill of Subsidies, shall make out Warrants to the Treasurers of the Subsidies, to authorize them to repay all such Monies as are or shall be paid in by any Gent. according, and in the same Manner, as it is ordered and appointed in the said Bill of Subsidies.
Relief of Northern Counties.
Ordered, That Mr. Griffith, a Member of this House, move the Earl of Warwick, to set down a Note of what Monies he has received, and from whom, towards the Relief of the Northern Counties.