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 Lunæ, 29 Martii, 1641, post meridiem.
Trial of E. of Straford.
This House doth conceive, that the Examination of the Lord Primate of Ireland, already taken, is not to be used; in regard none of the Members of this House were present at the Taking of it; but the Examination of him, provided that some of the Committee appointed to manage the Evidence at the Trial be present thereat, this House will not oppose it; saving their own Rights: And, in like Cases, the House leaves it to the Committee to proceed in such Manner, as they shall think agreeable to Law and Justice.
Leave of Absence.
Tonnage and Poundage.
Ordered, That the first Business, that shall be taken into Consideration, at the next Sitting of the House, shall be the Motion, this Day made, concerning a short Bill to be drawn for the Taking of the Subsidy of Tonage and Poundage, de bene esse, for Three Months.