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, 19 Junii, 1641.
Ratcliffe, &c. Churches.
AN Act for the Erecting Four several Parish-churches, within the Four several Hamlets of Ratclijfe, Popler, Lymehouse, and Mil-end, now in the Parish of Stepney; and, upon Question, committed unto the Committee for the Bill of St. Andrewe's, Holborne: And this Committee is ordered to have Power to send for Parties, Witnesses, Papers, Records, as shall be Occasion: And the Parties concerned are to have Notice hereof.
Sir W. Savile's Petition.
|The Yeas went forth.|
|Mr. Goodwin,||To tell the Yeas.|
|Sir Walter Earle,|
|Sir Henry Anderson,|
|To tell the Noes.|
|With the Yeas that went forth - 112|
|With the Noes, that sat - - 126|
Disbanding the Armies.
Treaty with Scotland.
" Providing, that the Benefit of the said Statute shall no ways be extended to any of the Scottish Prelates, or to John Earl Traquahare, Sir Robert Spottiswood, Sir John Hay, and Mr. Walter Bancanque, cited and pursued as Incendiaries betwixt the Kingdoms, and betwixt the King and his People; and for Bribery, Corruption, and many other gross Crimes contained in their Charges, general and special: Nor to any other Person, who are cited, and shall be found, by the Parliament of Scotland, in his Majesty's, or his Commissioners, their own Hearing, to be so extraordinary guilty of these and the like Crimes, as they cannot in Justice, and with the Honour of the King and Country, pass from them."
1. To the Answer of this House, made formerly unto the Article of mutual Assistants; by Resolution, upon the Question, it is Ordered, That these Words shall be added, viz. " According to the Necessity of the Occasion, and the respective Abilities of the Kingdom."
Resolved, upon the Question, That this Clause shall be added to the Answer of this House, formerly given to the Clause of the Eleventh Article, concerning Remanding, of Delinquents; viz. " Therefore, that it may be declared, that such Scottish Natives, incensing the King, in England, against the Kingdom of Scotland, shall be remanded, at Desire of the Scottish Parliament, into Scotland, to abide their Trial and Censure there."
|Mr. Fines,||To tell the Noes.|
|Mr. Hollis,||To tell the Yeas.|
|With the Yeas, that went forth, 131|
|With the Noes, that staid in, 138|
|So that the Question passed in the Negative.|
Disbanding the Armies.
The Lords desire a present Conference, by the select Committee of this House, with the select Committee of that House, appointed to consider of the Treaty between the Two Kingdoms; concerning the Disbanding of the Armies; presently, if it may stand with the Conveniency of this House, in the Painted Chamber.
Answer returned, by the same Messengers; that this House has taken their Lordships Message into Consideration; and is at this time in Debate of weighty and important Affairs, that concern the State of the Kingdom; and therefore will send Answer by Messengers of their own.
House to sit.
Treaty with Scotland.
Resolved, &c. That these Words shall be added to the Clause, propounded by the Scots to be added to the Answer of this House, concerning Remanding of Delinquents, "see that the same be reciprocal to both Nations."
|The House was divided: And The Yeas went forth.|
|Lord Falkland,||Tellers for the Noes.|
|Mr. Hollis,||Tellers for the Yeas.|
|Sir. Tho. Barrington,|
|The Yeas, that went forth, 166|
|The Noes, that staid in, 123|
House to sit.
Persons to attend.
Ordered, That Nath. Sykes, and John Bullocke his Servant, be summoned to attend this House, to answer such Things as shall be demanded of them, concerning the Entering of Sir Wm. Massam's Dove-house, for the Digging of Salt-petre.
Message to Lords.
Mr. Hampden went up with the Bill concerning Pluralities; with a Recommendation of the said Bill; and likewise, a Desire, that their Lordships would give as speedy an Expedition, as their Conveniency would give Leave, to the Three Bills formerly sent up; viz. concerning the Star-chamber; High Commission; and Disarming of Recusants.
2da vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Declaring unlawful, and void, the late Proceedings concerning ShipMoney, and making void the Proceedings thereupon; and, upon Question, committed unto Mr. Waller, Mr. Pury, Mr. Reignolds, Sir Anth. Irby, Sir Christopher Yelverton, Sir Rich. Buller, Mr. Rolle, Mr. Perd, Sir Tho. Widdrington, Mr. Solicitor, Sir Gilbert Gerrard, Mr. Grimston, Mr. Selden, Mr. Glyn, * Holland, Mr. Greene, Serjeant Wilde, Sir Beauch. St. John, Mr. Hampden, Mr. Cage, Sir Robert Pye, Sir Wm. Massam, Mr. Heblethwaite, Mr. Vassal, Sir Edw. Hungerford, * Mountfort, Sir John Hotham, Sir Arth. Haslerigge: And are to meet on Monday, post Meridiem at Two of Clock, in the Exchequer-chamber.
Arrears due to Scotland.
Ordered, That the Committee for preparing Instructions, to be sent to the Commissioners, for keeping the Subsidies up to a better Proportion, do meet on Monday Morning next at Seven of Clock, in the Court of Wards.
Loan from the City.
Ordered, That a Message be sent, to desire a Conference with the Lords: And to inform them, at that Conference, of the State of the Forty thousand Pounds, promised to be lent by the City; and how that divers have promised to lend, and subscribed, that have not brought in their Monies accordingly.
Ordered, That the Committee for the King's Army shall meet on Monday next at Two of Clock in the Atternoon, in the Court of Wards; to take into Consideration the Accompts for the Billet, of the Bishopricke, Northumberland, and Newcastle.