Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 2, 1640-1643. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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-, Serjeant, chosen Speaker, 13 Apr. Vide Speaker
-, County, Election; Report touching it; Sheriff to be sent for as a Delinquent, 17 Apr. Vide Trayce
-, Word, Bill concerning the reading thereof read, 29 Apr.
-, unadministered, Bill concerning the Disposal thereof read, 29 Apr. Committed, 2 May.
-, Grand Committee appointed, 16 Apr. Report touching Ship-money, 23. Vide Ship-money-Motion concerning the Manner of proceeding upon Grievances;Model of them touching Privileges of Parliament-touching Innovations in Religion and the Liberties of the Kingdom propounded; a Committee of the whole House to consider them, and all others to be propounded; Petitions from several Counties read, and referred, 17. Other Petitions read; Model considered; Records and Proceedings in the Star-chamber and King's Bench to be sent for, 18. Vide Privileges-Motion for a select Comittee to take the material Points of Grievances mentioned in Petitions delivered, or to be delivered, and of all Grievances presented by any Member, 20. Report touching them; Resolution to consult with Lords thereupon; a Committee to prepare Inducements, 23. Inducements reported; another Committee to give Directions for managing the Conference; Motion for inserting a particular Grievance; Answer thereto, 24. Order for Meeting of the Committee, 27 & 28.-for making Report, 28. Parties to attend them; Report touching the Disposition of the Parts of the Conference; Resolu tions about divers Heads thereof, 29.-Further Consideration adjourned, 19 & 30 Apr. and 1 May.
-, East, new Writ, 16 Apr. Election, and double Return; Report touching it; Orders thereupon, 24 Apr.
-, Erasmus, 1642, ordered into Custody, 31 Jan.
-, Mr. 1642, to be summoned to attend the Service of House, 29 Nov.-To be brought up in Custody, 2 Dec.
-, F. to be sent for as a Delinquent, 24 Nov.
-, F. 1642, to be sent for as a Delinquent, 29 Aug.
-, Sir Tho. Recorder of London, 1641, Report from the Committee for Seditions-Petition of Citizens of Articles against him, and Proofs in Maintenance thereof; Resolution that there is sit Matter for a Charge against him; a Committee to prepare it, 22 Mar.- 1642, Impeachment re-committed, 26 Mar.-To be reported, 19 Apr. Articles read; Order for Second Reading, 26.-Read; First Article postponed; Charge re-committed; Committees added; Order for Meeting of the Committee, 5 May.-for making Report, 12. Articles read twice; agreed to, and to be ingrossed, 13. Ingrossed Articles to be read, 17. Read, and agreed to; Conference to be desired with Lords thereupon; Managers appointed, 18. Conference desired; agreed to, and held, 19.- Robert, 1641. Vide Privileges - Michael, 1641, voted a Delinquent for sealing the qua drupartite Indenture for imposing 40 s a Ton upon Wines, 13 Aug. To be sent for as a Delinquent; Member to prepare a Transmission against him, 14. Order for bailing him, 20. - Mr. 1642, to be summoned to attend, 26 Jan.
-, Benjamin, 1642, to have Warrant to go beyond Sea, 21 Apr.
-, 1640, King to be moved to dismiss all Popish Officers from thence, 30 Nov.-His Answer, 2 Dec. - 1642, a Committee to prepare general Order to prevent putting Garisons in Towns, 13 July.
-, Alderman, 1642, Informations against him referred to the Committee for Informations, 8 Oct.
-, Mr. 1641, his House to be searched for Arms, 20 Jan.- Sir Geo. 1641, Petition concerning the Lieutenant of the Tower resusing to suffer a Guard to be set, 31 Jan. - Walter, 1642, Petition, 25 Feb. Vide Palmer, Nicolas.
-, Hen. 1641, Bill for naturalizing him read, 3 Aug.
-, Mr. 1642. Vide Privileges
-, Sir H. and Brother, 1641, Petition read, 7 June.- His Case reported from the Committee for the Customers, and re-committed, 16 July.
-, John, 1640, Petition referred to the Committee for the Queen's Bill, 3 Mar.
-, 1641, Keeper to attend a Committee concerning the Escape of Four Priests, 22 Mar.- 1642, to attend House, 6 Oct. To be brought in safe Custody; Lords to be moved for exemplary Punishment on him. Vide Broccas-A Committee to consider how the Prison may be safely kept, 7. Keeper appointed, 8.-The Committee to consider of a fit Person to be Under-keeper, and whether the Profits of the Office be sequestered, 11 Nov.- Report; Resolutions thereupon, 2 Dec.
-, Mr. 1640, Petition referred to the Committee for the Universities, 25 Feb.- Lionell, 1642, ordered into Custody, 30 Jan.
-, 1641, Election; Report touching it; Resolutions thereupon, 3 Nov.
-, 1641, Bill for Alteration of the Nature and Tenure thereof read, 27 July.
-, Mr. 1640, desired to preach, 9 Nov.-Thanked, and to print his Sermon, 1 Dec.
-, Jo. 1640. Vide Privileges
-, Tho. 1640, to be sent for as a Delinquent, to answer a Petition against him, 25 Jan. Witnesses to be summoned, 27.-His Petition, and Order for bailing him; Petition referred to the Bishop of Bath and Wells's Committee, 15 Feb.- Mr. 1642, Lord Chief Justice to be moved for Habeas Corpus for removing him from Cardiff Gaol, 19 Dec.
-, Tho. 1641. Vide Privileges - Wm. 1641, to be summoned to attend, 18 Mar. - Geo. 1642, to have Warrant to transport himself beyond Sea, 15 Sept.
-, Sir Jo. 1642, to be summoned to attend, 23 Dec. Loan of 100l propounded to him; his Answer, 24.
-, Sir John, 1642, his Letter referred to the Committee for Dispatches, 29 Oct.-Speaker's Letter to him read, 21 Dec.
-, Lord, 1640, to be moved for sending down Commanders, not Members, to keep the Army in Order, 25 Nov. To remove Popish Commanders, and put Protestants in their Places, and make a new Muster-roll, 30.- 1641, to be desired to expedite a Letter to the Army, 4 May. Copy of his Letter to be sent with it read; Order for thanking him, 5.-To be moved to appoint Field Officers to be joined with the Commissioners for Yorkshire concerning Billet-money, 3 June.-To use his best Endeavours to discover Persons who have done Ill-offices between the House and Army, 14. To dispose Regiments undisbanded in the least burthensome Manner; to go down and disband the Army, 16. Votes concerning disbanding Five Regiments sent to him, 18. A Committee to prepare Heads for his Direction therein, 25. Heads reported, 26.-Message to Lords, desiring he may not be retarded, 25. Lords to be desired to move the King for Proclamation to punish the Disobedient; their Concurrence signified; Resolution about the safe Conduct of the Soldiers passing home, 26.-His Letters to Earl of Essex, and General Lesley, read; to be thanked for his Care in disbanding the Army, 7 July.-To be moved that Soldiers may pay the Billeter for Persons brought in by them, 17. That the Money may be deducted out of their Pay, 20. To be thanked for his Care in disbanding the Five Regiments, 28. His Letter to the Earl of Essex read, 29.-His Letter to the Speaker read, 5 Aug. Another Letter read, and referred to the Committee for the King's Army; Letter to him concerning difbanding the Horse read; agreed to, and to be signed by Speaker, 7.-Lords to be moved for a Message to him to difband the Army with Speed, 10.-His Letter read, 11.-Another Letter; a Committee to prepare Answer thereto; Answer presented, 16. Read; agreed to, and to be sent, 17.-Free Conference desired by Lords concerning the printing a Letter from him; agreed to; Reporters appointed; free Conference held, and reported; Order thereupon, 20. Vide Printing-Another Letter read, 23.-Conference desired by Lords concerning Two Letters from him about the marching of the Armies; agreed to; Reporters appointed; Conference held, and reported, 24.-Free Conference desired by Lords concerning another Letter; agreed to; Reporters appointed; free Conference held, and reported; Letter read; Member to prepare Answer, 25. Answer read; agreed to, and to be fair written, 26.-Conference desired by Lords concerning another Letter from him; agreed to; Reporters appointed; Conference held, and reported; Letter read, and to be considered, 30.-Other Letters, and Copy of Instructions to Lord Grandison, read, 6 Sept.-Lords to be desired to join in Ordinance appointing him Commander of the Trained Bands North of Trent; Message to them, desiring their Answer, 16. Ordinance returned, with Amendments, 18.- 1641, Bill for making Lord General, and Lord High Admiral, read; Question for rejecting it; Neg. 7 Dec.
-, Mr. a Member, 1640, to answer a Petition against him, 27 Nov. Vide Fens
-, St. Southwark, 1642, Petition of Inhabitants read, and referred to the Committee for St. Olave's Parish, 30 July.
-, Lieutenant, 1642, to have Warrant to transport himself, &c. to France, 22 Apr.- Mr. 1642, Member to prepare Order for his Indemnity, 12 Dec.
-, Sir Balthazar, 1641, takes Oaths, 13 July.-Bill to naturalize him read, 3 Aug.
-, Rob. 1642, to be sent for as a Delinquent, 27 Oct.
-, Mr. 1641, committed to the Gatehouse; none to speak to him but in the Keeper's Presence, 16 Nov.-To be discharged, 3 Dec.- 1642, the Committee for Safety of the Kingdom to prepare Declaration concerning the Design of him, and others, to bring in foreign Forces, 2 Sept.- Sir Tho. 1641, desired to give Informations he has received of warlike Preparations in France, designed for England or Ireland, 26 Feb.
-, Sir Gilb. 1641, Lord Keeper to be moved to put him into the Commission of Peace, and impower him to tender the Oaths to Recusants, 26 May.-Has Leave to present a Petition to Lords concerning a Suit depending between him and Mr. Pitt in the Starchamber, 8 June.-Is willing to continue his Loan, 23 July.-1 Feb. Order about Security to him, 18.- 1642, nominated Treasurer of the Parliament Army; Lords Concurrence to be desired, 28 July. Signified; a Committee to prepare Ordinance and Instructions for him, 30.- Ordinance to enable him to issue Money upon the Earl of Warwick's Warrants, read, and agreed to; Lords Concurrence to be desired, 6 Nov.- Captain Edw. 1642, to be sent for as a Delinquent for levying Horse, 7 June.
-, Fred. 1642, to be sent for as a Delinquent, 21 July.- His Petition read, 1 Oct. Read again, and referred to the Committee for Informations; Order for bailing him, 5.
-, Rich. 1642, to be sent for as a Delinquent, 30 Sept. - Mr. 1642, desired to preach, 22 Feb.
-, Lieutenant Colonel, 1641, nominating him for the Service of Ireland respited, 2 Feb. To have the Place granted him in the List, 15. To be summoned to attend; Message to be sent to Lords, desiring he may be examined upon Oath, concerning Lord Digby, 17.- 1642, Order for Payment of his Arrears, 10 Mar. - Wm. 1642, Letter from the King, summoning him to attend at York; Order for his Stay to attend the Service of the Militia in London; Speaker injoins him accordingly, 9 June. Lords Concurrence signified, 14. - Dr. 1642, Committed to the Gatehouse, 22 Aug.- Order for bailing him; Lord Chief Justice to proceed against him according to Law, 8 Sept. His Bail approved, 26.
-, Sir Jo. 1642, to be sent for as a Delinquent, 25 Apr. - Lieutenant Colonel, 1642, Order for Payment of his Arrears, 14 July.- Serjeant Major, 1642, Order for Payment of his Arrears, 23 July.- Wm. 1642, to be summoned in safe Custody, 29 Oct.
-, John, 1641, to be sent for as a Delinquent, upon a Report from the Committee for Soap, 30 Oct. - Dr. 1641, to be summoned to appear before a Committee, 11 Nov.- 1642, House informed he has a good Estate in England; Receiver to pay no Moneys till further Order, 29 Mar.- To be taken into Custody by the Keeper of Gresham College, 30 Oct.-To be brought to a Committee, 27 Jan. - Mr. a Priest, 1641 to be turned over from the New Prison to the King's Bench, 15 Nov.
-, Rich. 1642, to be sent up in safe Custody, 15 Aug.
-, Geo. 1642, to be sent for as a Delinquent, 17 Oct. Committed to the Compter, 24.-His Petition, and Order for his Discharge, 23 Nov.
-, St. in the Fields, 1641, Petition of Parishioners, concerning the Increase of Papists in their Parish, read, 1 Dec. - 1642, Order for searching Stables, and listing Horses, agreed to by Lords, 24 Oct.-For putting the Trained Bands into a Posture of Defence, 12 Nov.-Member to prepare Order for supplying the Cure, 23 Jan. - St. Cripplegate, 1641, Bill for dividing the Parish read, 13 Aug. Committed, 30.- 1641, Petition of Parishioners read, and avowed; Hutton and Fletcher to be summoned to appear, 25 Oct. Vide Hutton Dr. Fuller to be summoned, 30. Vide Fuller -Another Petition, with a Schedule of Articles annexed, read; Persons heard thereupon, 4 Nov.-Another read; Lecturer recommended, 18 Mar.- 1642, Petition of Inhabitants referred to the Alderman Deputy, &c. 21 Apr.-Another Petition to be read; Petitioners to attend to avow it, 5 May. Read; both Petitions, with the Certificate of the Alderman, &c. referred to the Committee for scandalous Ministers, 7.
-, Geo. 1642, Lord Chief Justice to be required to grant Habeas Corpus, without Fee, for removing him from York Gaol, 4 Oct.
-, Captain Charles, 1642, his Petition communicated by Lords; the Committee for Prisons to consider of Relief for him, 22 Sept.
-, Sir Jo. 1642, to be sent for as a Delinquent, 21 Sept.
-, Edward, 1641, Petition concerning a Debt due from Colonel Lunsford; has Leave to proceed at Law, notwithstanding Colonel is in Serjeant's Custody, 24 Jan.
-, , Lord Philip Herbert nominated Lord Lieutenant, 11 Feb.-Deputy Lieutenants approved, 18 Mar.-Petition of the Inhabitants referred to the Committee for Monopolies, 16 Feb.- 1642, Informations from thence referred to the Committee for Informations, 30 Apr.-Earl of Pembroke nominated Lord Lieutenant; Lords to be moved to direct him to grant Deputations, 29 July. Their Concurrence signified, 30. -Power given him to appoint Deputy Lieutenants, 5 Sept. -Order touching Writs of Certiorari for removing the Indictments of several Persons in the County, 14.
-, 1641, seized by virtue of a Patent, to be delivered to the Owners, 12 Apr.
-, Sir Tho. 1641, his Letter to Lord General read, 8 June.
-, Richard, 1642, Exceptions taken to Words contained therein against the King; Lord Chief Justice to be desired to proceed against the Party informed of according to Law, 27 May.
-, , Election; Complaint about it referred to the Committee of Privileges, 2 Dec. - 1641, Lord Chandois nominated Lord Lieutenant, 10 Feb.-Deputy Lieutenants approved, 18 Mar.- 1642, Lord Say and Seale nominated Lord Lieutenant, 10 Aug. Committees to be sent down with Instructions, 13. Instructions read, and agreed to; Returned from Lords, with an Amendment; Amendment agreed to, 15. Deputy Lieutenants approved, 17.-Order about raising Dragoons and Officers agreed to by Lords, 1 Nov.-Letter from Deputy Lieutenants; Parties to be sent for as Delinquents, 28.- Ordinance for Re-payment of 4,000 l advanced for the public Service, 14 Feb. Order for paying Part thereof, 18.- Sent to Lords, 1 Mar. Agreed to by them, 2. Treasunrers at Guildhall to pay the Whole, 3.- City, 1640, Petition of Inhabitants referred to the Bishop of Ely's Committee, 19 Jan.-Another referred to the Bishop of Bath and Wells's Committee, 12 Feb. To the Bishop of Ely's Committee, 16. - 1641, Lord Keeper to be moved for a Commission to Mayor, &c. to tender the Oaths to suspected Persons, 20 Jan.- 1642, Order for delivering Ten Barrels of Powder, 5 Apr.-Gentlemen to be desired to assist in raising Men, 7. -Order for Indemnity of Volunteers, read, and agreed to; Lords Concurrence to be desired, 14 July. Signified, 16.- Letter concerning Horses stayed there, and concerning Provisions for their Safety, read; Member to prepare Order there upon, 13 Sept. Order read, 14. Agreed to by Lords, 15. -Petition of Watermen referred to a Member, 5 Nov. -Order touching the Re-payment of Moneys laid out upon Fortifications, 19 Dec. - Bishop of, 1641, impeached of high Crimes and Misdemeanors, 4 Aug. Vide Bishops-Of High Treason, 30 Dec. Vide Bishops- 1642, Order for allowing him 100 l per Annum, 6 Apr.
-, Mr. 1642, Letters in his Hands referred to the Committee for Informations, 8 June.
-, Tho. 1640, Petition referred to Sir Lewis Dive's Committee, 11 Jan.- 1641, Order for suppressing a Speech printed in his Name, 11 May.
-, Vincent, 1642, to be continued in Custody; Lords Concurrence signified, 7 Dec.
-, Mr. 1641, a Committee to examine him in the Gatehouse, and tender him the Oaths, 23 July. - Jo. Master of the Beargarden, 1642, to be summoned to attend; his Examination in Writing presented; committed to Newgate; Order against permitting Bear-baiting, 12 Dec.
-, 1642, Petition of Parishioners; Lecturer recommended, 9 Apr.-Another Petition referred to the Committee for scandalous Ministers, 9 June.
-, Mr. 1641, Words spoken by him to be considered, 3 Dec.
-, Rich. 1640, Petition read, avowed, and referred to the Committee for the Starchamber, 3 Dec.
-, 1640, Information touching transporting it referred to a Committee; Violett to attend them; Privilege granted him, 18 Mar. Witnesses to be discharged from any Restraint, upon Bonds for their Appearance, 22.- 1641, to have Liberty to go into the Country upon the same Conditions, 30 Mar.-Order for Sitting of the Committee, 15 May.-2 July.-Papers in the Clerk's Hands, relating to the Matter, to be delivered to Persons having Causes depending in the King's Bench, 9.-Order for redelivering them to Clerk, 10 Nov.
-, 1640, Petition with the Committee for Grievances, referred to the Committee for Trade, 2 Dec.
-, Geo. 1642, Order for disarming him, 17 Oct.
-, Francis, 1641, Petition referred to the Committee for the Court of Wards, 17 May.
-, Gervice, 1642, to be sent for as a Delinquent, 14 July. Committed to the Gatehouse, 18. Order for his Discharge, 30.
-, Baptista, 1641. Vide Privileges
-, Captain Forth, 1642, to be removed to Norwich, and kept close Prisoner in the mean time, 13 Mar.
-, F. 1642, committed to London-house, 16 Jan.- His Petition, and Order for his Discharge, 2 Feb.
-, Jo. a Priest, 1640, a Committee to prepare Heads for a Conference about his Reprieve; Narrative of Proceedings against him made at Bar; Heads reported; Conference to be desired; Manager appointed; Conference desired; agreed to, and held, 23 Jan. Another Conference desired by Lords, agreed to; Reporters appointed; Conference held, and reported; House to consider of Heads for a free Conference thereupon, 25. A Committee appointed for that Purpose, 26. Heads reported; Managers appointed; free Conference desired; agreed to; held, and reported; King to be moved for his Execution, 27.- 1641, his Letter to Speaker, and Petition, read, 25 Oct.
-, Serjeant Major Daniel, 1642, to be recommended to Lord General, 7 Sept.- Sir John, 1642, Order against exchanging him, 21 Jan.
-, foreign, 1641, Order for freeing them from Subsidy and Custom upon Re-exportation within a Year, 24 Aug. Lords Concurrence to be desired concerning a Privy Seal for that Purpose, 25. Signified, 30.
-, Mr. 1640, not to fit till his Election determined, 16 Nov.- Henry, 1641, Petition referred to a Committee; Proceedings complained of therein to be stayed, 31 July. - Tho. 1642, desired to preach, 12 Apr. Thanked, and to print his Sermon, 27.- James, 1642, Letter concerning the taking him read; Order for his Commitment to the Gatehouse, 3 Oct.
-, Barnaby, 1642, to be sent for as a Delinquent, 21 Oct.
-, Mr. 1641, not to be discharged till further Order, 17 Jan. -Order for his Discharge, 1 Mar.
-, Lady Anne, 1642, Petition referred to the Committee for Contributions; Order for allowing her 50 l 4 Aug.
-, Lord, 1641, to be summoned to appear, 2 Nov. Vide Hurst Castle.
-, John. Vide Davies, H. - Sir Ferdinando, 1642, to be sent for as a Delinquent, 5 Aug.
-, Mr. 1640, voted no Monopolist, 2 Feb.- Colonel, 1641, Vote touching his Disposition concerning the Plot, 9 June. Order for his immediate Attendance, 11 & 16. To make Protestation that he will not confer with certain Persons, 9. Examined touching uniting the Armies; Further Examination referred to a Committee, 16. Presented, and read; Debate thereon to be resumed, 21.-Protests punctually to observe an Injunction of House, 8 July.- Letters from Portsmouth, reflecting upon him, read; heard thereupon; his Service approved; Motion for the Writers to make him Satisfaction; Answer thereto, 19 Nov.-Draught of a Letter to him read, agreed to, and to be signed by Speaker, 24 Jan.-Another read, and to be presented to Lords, 4 Feb.- 1642, Order for Payment of his Arrears, 23 July.- voted incapable of sitting during this Parliament; new Writ, 16 Aug.-Order for paying Money designed to him revoked, 24.- Lord, 1642, Order for discharging his Servant, 10 Dec.
-, House, 1642, Order for apprehending Persons who plundered it, 21 Jan.
-, 1641, Bill for more free Passage thereof read, 30 Mar. -Committed; all that come to have Voices, 12 Apr. Order for Meeting of the Committee, 30 Apr.-25 June.- 14 July.
-, David, 1640, Bill for naturalizing him read, 18 Dec.
-, Dr. 1642, desired to preach, 25 May.-Thanked, and to print his Sermon, 29 June.
-, Mr. 1642, his Commitment to be considered by a Committee, 5. Apr. Matter referred to Lord Chief Justice, 12.-Order for his Discharge, 6 Dec. - Captain, 1642, committed to Lord Petre's House, 2 Jan.- Mr. 1642. Vide Privileges
-, Sir Richard, Lord Mayor of London, 1641, a Committee to prepare an Impeachment against him, 1 July. Verbal Impeachment delivered, and agreed to, with the ordinary Saving, 5. Order for an additional Charge, 7. Message from Lords, acquainting House he is ready to put in his Answer; Members appointed to be present thereat, 8. Articles in further Charge against him read twice, and to be ingrossed, 9. Ingrossed Articles read, and agreed to; Conference to be desired with Lords thereupon, 11. Members appointed to be present at his Plea; Plea reported; Tryal and Managers appointed, 19. Message from Lords, acquainting House he attends to expect his Tryal; Answer thereto, 22. 25, 26. & 29. Managers go up, 25 & 26.-Like Message; Managers go up, 5 & 9 Aug. Proceedings deferred by Lords, 6. Judgment to be demanded, 12.
-, Mr. 1641. Vide Privileges
-, 1642, Information of a Quantity in the Steelyard; Persons to give Account thereof, 13 June.
-, Lord, 1642, Resolution not to pay his Troops, unless Captain St. John has the Command; Addition thereto, 9 May.-Order for stopping his Pension, 14 Oct.
-, Mr. 1641, to be injoined to permit the Use of his Pulpit to a Lecturer chosen by the Parish with his Consent, 18 Feb.
-, Colonel, 1642, Order for staying his Waggon, 7 Dec. Vacated; Waggon to be discharged, 8.
-, Mary, 1642, Bill to avoid a Recovery suffered by her, read, 4 May.
-, Richard, 1642, Petition referred to a Committee; Order for continuing him Clerk of the Peace for Middlesex, 13 Jan.- Jo. 1642, to be sent for as a Delinquent, 20 Feb.
-, 1641, Bill for better governing the Ferries between that and London, read 27 May. - 1642, Order touching securing the Blockhouse, 15 Nov. - The Committee for the Navy to consider of Ordinance for Indemnity of such as stopped Butter and Cheese, 5 Dec.
-, Theodorick, 1642, has Leave to go beyond Sea with One Servant, &c. 18 June.
-, Mr. 1640. Vide Newton - Dr. 1641, to be sent for as a Delinquent, 21 Dec. To be bailed, but not to go out of Town till he has put in his Answer to Articles exhibited against him, 17 Feb.- Lord, 1642, to have Warrant for sending Musquets, &c. into Leicestershire, 13 June.-To have Warrant to transport Arms, &c. to Leicester 2 July.- Lord, of Grooby, 1642, Lord General's Commission, constituting him Serjeant Major General of the Forces in several Counties, read, and approved, 24 Dec.- Edward, 1642, Petition read, 28 Apr. Vide Delavall, Sir John. - Fr. 1642, committed to the Computer, 28 Dec. - Lady, 1642, Order for allowing her 200 l out of the Contribution-moneys, 15 July. Agreed to by Lords, 20. - Mr. of Wellingborough, 1642, Examinations concerning him referred to the Committee for Informations, 13 Jan.
-, 1641, Petition of Barristers and Students referred to a Committee, 18 Feb. Committee impowered to send for Witnesses, &c. 24.-Another Petition read, avowed, and referred, 2 Mar.
-, Seal, 1642, Conference desired by Lords concerning keeping it, and sealing Proclamations, agreed to; Reporters appointed; Conference held; Lord Keeper's Letter reported; a Committee to consider of its being out of his Custody, 6 Sept. To prepare Declaration of the Mischiefs occasioned thereby, 8. To consider of filling up vacant Seats, 17.- Report to be made, 26 Nov.
-, Mr. 1640, to be summoned to appear before a Committee, 22 Dec.- James, 1641. Vide Privileges - Jo. a Lay Preacher, 1641, to be summoned to appear, 5 June. Reprehended, 7. - Mr. 1641, his Account to be printed, 30 June. - Mr. a Priest, 1642, Substance of a Book composed by him reported; Book to be printed, with a Preamble, 10 Sept.- Mr. 1642, his Letter read, and referred to the Committee for Prisoners; to be continued close Prisoner, 31 Jan. - 1642, Order for his Discharge 22 Dec. - Lieutenant, 1642, to be removed to Norwich, and kept close Prisoner in the mean time, 13 Mar.
-, John, 1641, committed to the Gatehouse for printing a Petition, 25 Jan.-His Petition, and Order for his Discharge, 1 Feb.
-, Sir Rich. 1640, Sub-committee for his Petition made a Committee, with Power to assign and hear Counsel, 19 Dec.- 1642, Desire of Lords Justices of Ireland that House would move the King to bestow Lands on him, referred to the Committee for Adventurers, 13 Mar.- Sir Bevill, 1642, to be summoned to attend the Service of House, 22 July.-9 Aug. To be sent for as a Delinquent, 16.
-, 1642, Petition of Inhabitants; Lecturer recommended, 31 Jan.- Castle, 1642, Order about securing it, 15 Nov.
-, John, 1642, Order for his Discharge, 5 Jan.
-, Richard, 1642, to be continued in Custody, 16 Nov.
-, Mr. 1642, to be sent for as a Delinquent, for interrupting the Execution of the Militia; Lords to be desired to join herein: Conference desired by them thereupon; agreed to; Managers appointed; Conference held; Lords Order reported; Lord Lieutenant, &c. to assist in apprehending him, 18 June.- Mr. 1642, to be summoned to attend, 9 Dec.
-, St. by St. Paul's, 1640, a Committee to consider the Business of pulling it down, and the Complaints of the Parishoners,
-, 25 Nov. Order for their Meeting, 27 Nov. - 5 Dec.-11 & 12 Feb.-5 & 11 Mar.-Committees added, 4 Dec -6 Jan.-Whole Business concerning the Church referred, 5 Dec.-Report; the Committee to prepare a Transmission, 6 Jan. - 1641, Transmission to be read, 12 July.- 1642, Order for Meeting of the Committee; Parishioners to attend them, 11 May.
-, Nicolas, 1641, Petition against the Archbishop of York presented, but not read; to be read and considered, 22 Feb.
-, Ja. 1642, to be sent for as a Delinquent, 9 Aug.- His Answer reported, 19 Sept.
-, College. Vide Crossby House.-1642, Keeper to take Persons into Custody, 30 Oct.-Order for removing Prisoners from thence to Lambeth House, 17 Dec.-Keeper to bring Prisoners in his Custody to a Committee, 27 Jan.
-, 1640, grand Committee appointed, 6 Nov. Petitions referred, 20, 21. 23, & 24 Nov.-11 Jan.-Report touching the Visitor's Complaint against Alderman Abell, and others, 27 Nov. Vide Abell-Committee to stand, 12 Jan. - 1641, Persons summoned to attend, have Liberty to go into the Country, 12 May.-Petition referred, 21 July. - 1642, Committee revived; Order for their sitting; Patent referred, 15 Apr. - 1640, Articles of Grievances from York read-from Kent opened, 9 Nov.-From Northumberland read, and debated, 10.-Remonstrance read, and referred to the Committee, 23.- 1641, a Committee to prepare Declaration concerning the Distempers and Remedies of the Kingdom, 17 Jan.- Declaration to be reported, 14 Feb. Reported, and re-committed to another Committee to make an Addition; Votes concerning evil Counsellors referred, 15. Votes concerning buying and felling judicial Places-Offices of Trust in Courts of Justice, Forts, &c.-Serjeantships at Law, to be inserted; Declaration reported; to be further considered, 17. Addition reported, and agreed to, 18. Form of the Declaration, 19. Conference to be desired with Lords thereupon; Managers appointed; Conference agreed to; Manager added; Conference held, 21.-Message to Lords, desiring them to expedite the Declaration; Answer thereto, 23 Mar.- 1642, like Message, and Answer, 26 Mar.-11 Apr. -9 May.-Conference desired by Lords concerning Matters in the First Article, agreed to; Reporters appointed, 23 Apr.- 1641, Conference desired by Lords concerning a Message from the King about Redress of Grievances, agreed to; Reporters appointed; Conference held, and reported; a Committee to withdraw, and prepare an Answer; the Committee at Guildhall to prepare it; Lords Answer sent down; House desired to join therein; Answer agreed to, with an additional Clause concerning putting the Tower and Forts into Hands the Parliament can conside in, 20 Jan. Message to Lords, desiring them, if they agree to the Addition, to send the Answer to the King, 24. Their Dissent signified, 25. Vide Militia-A Committee to withdraw, and consider the Grievances presented by the Common-council of London, 15 Mar.- 1642, Petition referred, 28 Mar.
-, Lady, 1642, Letter to her, relating late Passages in Hants; the Committee for Examinations to inquire after the Writer, 9 Mar.
-, Mr. 1641. Vide Privileges-Excused from making the Protestation, 6 May.-Heard concerning sending a Challenge to another Member; Witness examined, 31 Jan. - 1642. Vide Privileges-Expelled, 10 Aug.
-, Edw. 1641, Petition concerning erasing a Name out of the Presentment for Recusants, read, avowed, and referred to the Judges of Assize for Montgomeryshire, 7 Dec.
-, Michael, 1640, Petition referred to the Committee for Wools, &c. 12 Feb.
-, Mr. 1640, to be sent for as a Delinquent, to Answer a Petition against him, 12 Dec.
-, Serjeant. Vide Quarrel - Mr. 1641, to be sent for to attend, 23 Apr. - Christopher, 1641, Petition; Order for bailing him, 4 Aug.- 1642, to be sent for as a Delinquent, 16 Sept.
-, East, 1640, Election; Report touching it; Lord Buckhurst declared duly elected, 16 Nov.-Further Report touching Mr. Goodwin's Election, 24 Dec.
-, 1640, Petitions referred to the Committee for Trade, 23 Nov.- Hall, 1641, a Committee appointed to sit there, 17 Jan. Vide Committees- Company, 1642, Master and Wardens to be injoined not to publish the King's Letter to the Sheriffs and private Halls, 26 Jan.
-, Mr. 1641, to be summoned to attend, 18 June.
-, Charles le, 1642, to be summoned to attend, 12 Sept.
-, Mr. 1642, his Imprisonment voted illegal; Reparation to be made him, 16 Aug.
-, and Jersey, 1641, Conference desired by Lords concerning them, agreed to; Managers appointed; Conference held, 17 May.
-, 1641, a Committee appointed to fit there, 5 Jan. Vide Committees
-, 1642, Powder to be delivered for the Use of the Town, 6 Apr.-Town Clerk to be sent for as a Delinquent; Mayor to seize Papers in his Hands, 26 Jan.
-, Roger, 1640. Vide Privileges - Mr. 1642, to be sent for as a Delinquent, for resusing to deliver the Magazine at Monmouth, 28 Apr.
-, and Binney, 1640, Patent for sole Trade thither to be brought in, 21 Nov. - 1641, referred to a Committee, 31 Aug. - 1642, Order for paying Money due from the Patentees for Customs, 18 Feb.
-, 1642, Petition, 11 Aug. - 1641, another Petition referred to the Committee for Gunpowder and Ammunition, 10 Feb.
-, 1642, Resolution touching the Pay of Four to be employed at Hull, 28 May. Order for advancing a Month's Pay to them; Letter to be sent to Sir Jo. Hotham for their Payment, 30.-King's Warrant requiring them to attend him at Court; Order against their quitting their Ships, 9 Feb. -Master and Wardens of the Company to permit none to go to Oxford, 11 Mar.
-, 1640, Petition concerning the Ingrossing and Restraining thereof referred to the Committee for Monopolists, 29 Jan.- 1641, Bill for free importing Gunpowder, and free making it in the Kingdom, read, 20 July. Committed, 21. Reported, and to be ingrossed, 26. Passed, 27.-Message to Lords desiring them to move the King to give the Royal Assent thereto; their Answer, 10 Aug.- 1641, a Committee to consider how the Kingdom may be furnished with Gunpowder and Arms, 31 Dec.-Further Power given them; Books referred, 26 Feb.-A Maker to attend them; Order for their sitting, and making Report, 7 Mar. Committee impowered to agree with him for a Price, 10. Agreement reported; Contractor has Liberty to deliver Quantities promised before, giving the Names of the Receivers to the Chairman; Resolution to take off all he makes; Members to treat with Lord Mayor to provide Money for that Service, and a Store-room; Committees added, 12.- 1642, Propositions concerning the Provision of Powder referred; Committee impowered to alter the Time and Place of their Meeting, 26 Mar.-Resolution to pay for a certain Quantity when imported, 28.-Order for Meeting of the Committee, 30.-Officers of the Ordnance to try all brought in for the Use of the Commonwealth, 11 Apr.-Proposition concerning Saltpetre referred, 3 May.-Conference desired by Lords concerning the want of Powder, agreed to; Reporters appointed; Conference held, and reported; a Committee of both Houses to consider of providing it, 11.-Order for delivering it to Ships ready to go to Sea, 23.-Time for the Contract inlarged, 5 July.-Order for laying up 289 Barrels in the City Magazine, 23 Aug.-Order from Lords, concerning Gunpowder, agreed to, 3 Dec.
-, Company, 1642, to acquaint Members what Store of Guns they make weekly, 28 May.
-, Tho. and Geo. 1642, to be sent for as Delinquents, 23 Nov.
-, Serjeant Major, 1642, Order for apprehending him, 22 Sept.-To be removed to Plymouth, 13 Mar.
-, Wm. 1642, Petition read, and avowed, 14 July.
-, Jo. 1642, to be summoned in safe Custody, 20 July. Parties heard concerning him; to be fined and imprisoned, 26.