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 Jovis, 1 Julii, 1641.
Charge against Judge Crawley.
Charge against Judge Davenport.
The Articles were all first read over together; and then they were read one by one; and one by one voted; and then the Title was read, and voted; and then the Conclusion was read and voted; and then the whole Charge was voted; and, upon the Question, ordered to be ingrossed.
Charge against Judge Trevor.
Charge against Judge Weston.
. . . were all first read together; and then one by one; and one by one voted; and then the Title was read, and voted; and then the Conclusion was read, and voted; and then the whole Charge was voted; and, upon the Question, ordered to be ingrossed.
Impeachments against the Judges.
That those Gentlemen to whom the Transmission of these Articles shall be committed, may take a special Care, that, in the Transmission of these Causes, some Consideration may be had for Reparation and Satisfaction to be given to the Parties grieved.
Ordered, That the several Impeachments against the several Judges, shall be ingrossed against To-morrow post meridiem: And that the House then sit: And that the Impeachments be then read, and carried up to the Lords: And that a Message be sent up to the Lords, on Saturday Morning, to desire a Conference with the Lords: and at that Conference * * * *
Breach of Privileges.
House to sit.
Bishop of Canterbury.
It is now Ordered, That they, or any Two of them, shall take the said Examinations, in the Presence of both Parties: And that the Committee may proceed with any other Particulars; but not report that Business till that Witness be examined-
Commrs for Durham.
There was a Motion this Day made, for Four Names, delivered in formerly by Sir Henry Anderson, to be added to the Commissioners for the County Palatine of Durham: But the House would not admit any more to be added; the Names formerly delivered in, being settled by an Order of the House; and, as it was informed the House, the Commission was under Seal upon those Names formerly delivered in: And therefore they order the former Names should stand.
Maleverer's Petition, &c.
Ordered, That the Petition of Mr. Maleverer, and the Business thereupon depending; and the Business concerning Mr. Moyser: and all others of the same kind; be referred to the Committee for Mr. Chambers.
And it is likewise Ordered, That the Business concerning Mr. Hampden, Mr. Rolle, Mr. Vassall, Mr. Pargeter, and all others of the like Nature, be referred to the same Committee: And they are to consider of some fit Way for Reparations to be made to these, and all other Parties grieved in the like kind: And they are to meet on Saturday next, at Two of Clock, in the Afternoon, in the Star-chamber.
Impeachment against the Judges.
Ordered, That upon the Transmission of the Impeachments against the Judges, the Case of Sir Randall Crue be recommended unto the Lords; and that their Lordships be desired to join with this House to move his Majesty, that he would be pleased to take into Consideration his Sufferings for the Publick; and to recompense him with Honour.
Star-chamber Proceedings- Faunt's Case.
|Sir. John Clotworthie||For the Yeas:|
|Mr.Hollis,||For the Noes:|
|With the Noes, - 91.|
|With the Yeas, - 125.|
Resolved, upon the Question, That this House doth assent to the Putting the Word "Liberties" out of the Bill concerning the Star-chamber and the Council-board; because the House has appointed a Bill to be drawn to provide for the Liberty of the Subject in a large Manner.
Resolved, upon the Question, That neither the Body of the Lords of the Council, nor any One of them in particular, as a Privy-counsellor, has any Power to imprison any free-born Subject, except in such Cases as they are warranted by the Statutes of the Realm.
Star chamber, &c.
Sir John Hotham went up with a Message to the Lords, to desire a free Conference, by a Committee of the whole House, presently, if it may stand with their Conveniency, concerning the Bill of Star-chamber and Council-board.
Breach of Privileges.
Provision of Monies.
Mr. Glyn reports the Amendments, Additions, and Provisoes, returned by the Lords at a Conference to the Bill for the speedy Provision of Money for disbanding the Armies, and settling the Peace of the two Kingdoms.
The First Amendment, viz. instead of the Word "very," put in the Word "well;" and instead of the Word "Subsistence," put in the Word "Prosperity;" was, by Question, assented unto: So was the next Amendment, in the Eighth Skin and the Twenty-eighth Line; between the Word "the" and "Parliament," the Word "said" to be put out, and the Word "King" put in.
Ordered, That the Debate of the Provisoes, returned from the Lords at a Conference, to the Bill for the speedy Provision of Monies for disbanding the Armies, and settling the Peace of the Kingdoms, shall be resumed To-morrow at Nine of Clock in the Morning: And Mr. Speaker is to interrupt any Business; that shall intervene, or be in Agitation at that time.
The Lords think it too long a Work to finish the Bill that was now sent up to them, from this House, concerning the Star-chamber and Council-board: And that they would enter into Consideration of it To-morrow Morning.