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, 26 Junii, 1641.
Council in the Lords.
Person to be summoned.
Ministers in Wales.
Disbanding the Army.
Resolved, upon the Question, That the House holds it fit, that the Lords be moved to desire his Majesty, that a Proclamation may presently go down, to declare, that those that should disobey the Lord General, or disobey their Officers, in disbanding the Army, shall be punished severely, as in Contempt of the Power of the King and Parliament.
Resolved, upon the Question, That a Command shall be given to the High Sheriff of every County, the Lord Lieutenants, Deputy Lieutenants, and the Justices of Peace, to give Aid and Assistance; and call unto them such as they shall think fit for Assistance; to the safe Conduct of such Soldiers as shall pass through their several Counties, till they come to their own Homes.
Phillipps, a Priest.
Ordered, That Mr. Pym bring the Heads of the Conference, together with the Reasons delivered at a Committee of both Houses on Thursday last, in Writing, that the House may further consider of them what is fit to be done.
Seducing Children to Popery, &c.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee for the Popish Hierarchy, to inquire what Pensions are allowed to Phillips, or others, for seducing the Children of Protestants from the true Religion to Popery; and what Pensions are allowed for the Maintenance of Seminaries beyond the Seas; and what Pensions are given for the Maintenance of Priests within the Kingdom: To meet on Monday at Two of Clock, in the Court of Wards: And they are especially to send for Browne a Priest, in the Gate-house.
Charge against Bp. of Canterbury.
Ordered, That a Message be sent to the Lords, to desire their Lordships to appoint a Committee, that, in Presence of some Members of this House, may examine such Witnesses as shall be proposed (either Members of their House, or others) concerning the Charge against the Bishop of Canterbury.
Answer from Lords.
Sir John Hotham brings Answer, that their Lordships will move the King, that Proclamation shall go forth; and that they will acquaint this House with his Majesty's Answer, and with the other Particulars, with all Conveniency they can.
Mr. Hollis is appointed to go to the Lords, to acquaint their Lordships, that this House is ready to give their Lordships a Meeting, at such time as they shall think fit, concerning the Conference desired Yesterday, touching the Two Bills of Westminister.
King's Journey to Scotland.
The Lords desire a Conference, by a select Committee of this House, in the Painted Chamber, presently, if it may stand with the Conveniency of this House (-Their Lordships have appointed a Committee of Twelve): It is touching the Time of the King's going into Scotland.
Mr. Pym, Mr. Fines, Mr. Waller, Mr. Strode, Sir Martin Lomley, * Holland, Mr. Capell, Sir Tho. Barrington, Sir John Strangewayes, Mr. Arthur Goodwin, Sir John Hotham, Mr. Crew, Sir Jo. Colpepper, Mr. Selden, Sir Gilbert Gerrard, Sir Sam. Rolle, Mr. Vaughan, Mr. Bellassis, Mr. Hollis, Sir Tho. Widdrington, Sir Wm. Armyn, Sir Ben. Rudyard.
King's Journey to Scotland.
Sir Gilbert Gerrard went to the Lords with this Message; to desire a Conference by the same Committee, concerning the last Conference had with the Lords, touching [the King's] Journey into [Scotland.]
Leave of Absence.
Star-chamber and High Commission.
Mr. Maynard, Mr. Glyn, Mr. Holborne, Mr. Selden, Mr. Reignolds, Mr. Prideaux, Mr. Rigby, Sir John Colpepper, Mr. Pym, Mr. Whitlocke, Mr. Solicitor, Mr. Vaughan, Sir Tho. Widdrington, Mr. White, Mr. Bagshawe, Mr. Hide, Serjeant Wilde, are appointed Managers of the Conference.
Book of Rates.
Person sent for.
Resolved, upon the Question, That Sir Thomas Aston shall be forthwith [sent] for, as a Delinquent, by the Serjeant at Arms [attending] on this House, for his Contempt to [this] House, [in not] appearing upon the Summons of [a] Committee of this House.
Conference agreed to.
Emanuell College, Cambridge.
Provision of Monies.
Mr. Hide reports from the Grand Committee, that, in the Bill, intituled, An Act for the speedy Provision of Monies for disbanding the Armies, and settling the Peace between the Kingdoms, they have not at all rated the Nobility.
Upon this Report, the House declares, that their Intention [is, that the] Nobility shall be rated according to the [former] Resolutions of the House; and that the [Blanks] shall be filled up in the [Bill.]