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, 1 Maii, 16 Regni Regis Car.
ORDERED, upon the Motion of Mr. Corbett, a Member of this House, That the Proceedings in the Court of Wards, betwixt Mr. Jo. Tooly, a Member of this House, Defendant, and Tho. Wormall, Gent. Plaintiff, in the Court of Wards, shall be stayed.
Receiving the Communion.
2a vice lecta, An Act touching Needle-makers and Steel Wire-drawers; upon the Question, committed to the Knights and Citizens of London, Mr. Jo. Rolles, Sir Anth. Ereby, Sir Jo. Jacob, Sir Jo. Wolstenholme, Mr. Hooke, Mr. Corbett, Mr. Cage, Mr. Harrison, Mr. Waddon, Alderman Atkins, Mr. Singleton, Sir Nich. Cripps, Sir Arth. Ingram, Mr. Edw. Hide, Sir Wm. Powell, Mr. Waindsford, Mr. Charles Price; to meet this Afternoon, at Two of Clock, in the Exchequer Chamber.
Committee for Trade.
The Petition of Sir Peter Vanlooe read, and Ordered according to the Desire therein expressed: The Hearing to be at the Committee for Courts of Justice, at such time as they shall think fit: And Mr. Pilson to be excused from being of his Counsel.
Ordered, The Committee concerning the Bill of Common Recoveries, to be suffered by Infants, to sit in the Star Chamber, on Monday next at Two of Clock in the Afternoon; and Mr. Pelham to take care of the Bill.
Members not to fit.
2a vice lecta, An Act for Reformation of divers Abuses in Ecclesiastical Courts; upon Question, committed unto Mr. King, Dr. Eden, Mr. Jones, Sir Tho. Withrington, Mr. Peard, Sir Ra. Hopton, Mr. Pellham, Dr. Jones, Sir Tho. Barrington, Mr. Glinne, Mr. Godfrey, Mr. Ra. Goodwin, Mr. Rigby, Mr. Rolles, Sir Jo. Strangewayes, Sir Wm. Masham, Sir Peter Heyman, Dr. Parry, Dr. Farmory, Mr. Corbett, Mr. Nath. Fines, Sir H. Mildmay, Mr. Ch. Price, Ld. Falkland, Mr. Rowse: This Committee is to meet this Afternoon, at Two of Clock, in the Court of Wards.-Mr. Fines had this Bill.
2a vice lecta, An Act concerning the Granting of Administrations; upon the Question, committed unto Mr. Comptroller, Mr. Waindsford, Sir Ro. Crane, Mr. Hatcher, Mr. Moore, Sir Rob. Harley, Mr. Kirton, Sir Tho. Bowyer, Mr. Baldwin, Mr. Owen, Mr. Rolles, Sir Wm. Litton, and all the Common and Civil Lawyers in the House: This Committee is to meet this Afternoon, at Two of Clock, in the Exchequer Chamber.-Mr. Bridgman had this Bill.
The Question was thus put, that as many as are of Opinion, that we shall abstain from this intended Intimation or Admonition, to be given to Dr. Beale, until the select Committee have examined the Matter, and made a Declaration of the Proofs-
Conference with Lords.
"That this House has taken into Consideration the Message sent by their Lordships; and have directed me to let you know, that at this time, by reason of some important Business, that they cannot by you return a clear Answer; but will send an Answer by Messengers of their own; and hope to do it this Forenoon."
It is resolved, upon the Question, That Dr. Beale, Master of St. John's College in Cambridge, shall have a present Notice and intimation, that some Complaint hath been here made, of some Passages in a Sermon by him preached at St. Mary's in Cambridge, March 27th 1635; whereby he may take notice, to hear his Charge by Thursday next if he please:
Conference with Lords.
Mr. Treasurer was sent up to the Lords, to acquaint their Lordships, that, according to the Message lately returned by their own Messengers, that now this House, having dispatched that Business they were then in, they were now ready, if it might stand with their Lordships Conveniency, to meet their Lordships in a Conference, by a Committee of this whole House, at the Time and Place appointed.
Mr. Treasurer returned, and said, he had obeyed the Commands of this House, in letting their Lordships know, that this House will give a present Meeting to their Lordships, by a Committee of the whole House, if their Lordships think- Their Lordships Answer was, they would give them a present Meeting.
Ordered, That this Extract of some particular Passages in a Sermon preached by Dr. Beale, Master of St. John's College in Cambridge, March 27th 1635, at St. Mary's Church in Cambridge, which hath been here read, and was delivered by a Member of this House, be referred to the Consideration and Examination of the Committee, which is the select Committee to prepare the Conference with the Lords; and they so to prepare it, as to offer it to the Consideration of this House, whether it shall be presented and inserted into that Conference: And they have Power to send for Witnesses and Parties, for making good the Proofs of this Information; and are to meet To-morrow in the Afternoon, in the Treasury- chamber.
Colne, &c. Manors.
2a vice lecta, An Act concerning the Tenants of the Manors of Colne, Ichtenhill, Arrington, Tottingto * upon Question committed- Sir Rich. Wynne, Mr. Rigby, Mr. Vaughan, Sir Tho. Fanshaw, Mr. Every, Sir H. Barker, Mr. Godfrey, Mr. Whitehead, Sir Gilb. Gerrard, Mr. Kinge, Mr. Bridgman, and the Knights and Burgesses of Lancashire: This Committee is to meet this Afternoon, at Three of Clock, in the Duchy-chamber: And Mr. Attorney of the Duchy is to have notice hereof, and to be present at the said Committee.