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, 3 April, 1641, post meridiem.
2da vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Suppressing and Destroying all Turkish, Moorish, and other Pirates; upon Question, committed unto the Committee for Algiers; - on Monday next at Two of Clock, in the Court of Wards.
Ordered, That Sir David Wattkins be required to attend here on Monday next at Two of Clock in the Afternoon, to shew Cause, why he commanded an Injunction out of the Chancery to be served upon Mr. Garton, a Member of this House: And that Adams, his Servant, be likewise sent for, to answer the Serving the said Injunction: And that the Keeper of Newgate bring one John Bowesley, a menial Servant to Mr. Garton,; and shew Reason, why he detains him there a Prisoner: And that the Bailiffs, that arrested the said Bowesley, do likewise attend, to answer their Arresting of him.
2da vice lecta est Billa, An Act for Repeal of a Branch of a Statute made 1° Eliz. concerning Commissioners for Causes Ecclesiastical; upon Question, committed unto the Committee for the Bill, that no Bishops, or Clergymen whatsoever, shall intermeddle with Secular Affairs: And are to meet on Monday at Two of Clock, in the Court of Wards: And Mr. Pury is added to that Committee.
Earl of Straford's Petition.
Loan from the City.
The Lords desire a Conference with the Committee of this House of Sixteen, concerning the Borrowing of Monies of the City, presently, in the Painted Chamber, if it may stand with the Conveniency of this House: The Committee of the Lords, the Lord Mayor and Aldermen, are there already.