Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 2, 1640-1643. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Sabbati, 2 Jan. 1640.
Person sent for.
De la Place's Petition.
Ordered, That Mr. David Bandinell, Dean of the Isle of Jersey, informed against, in the same Petition, of very heinous Crimes, be forthwith sent for, as a Delinquent, by the Serjeant at Arms attending on this House; and that the Petition be referred to the Committee that is to inquire after scandalous Ministers: And Mr. Comptroller and Mr. Tho. Jermyn are added to this Committee.
Treaty with Scotland.
That their Lordships desire a Conference, by a Committee of both Houses, concerning the Treaty between the Two Kingdoms, presently in the Painted Chamber, if it may stand with the Conveniency of this House.
Ordered, That a Warrant issue forth under Mr. Speaker's Hand, directed to the Clerk of the Crown in Chancery, for the Electing and Returning of a Burgess, to serve for Webley in the County of Hereford, in the Place and Stead of Mr. Tomkins, formerly returned a Burgess for that Place, and since deceased.
Mr. Speaker; Subsidies-Committees.
Ordered, That Mr. Speaker be here this Afternoon, at Two of Clock; and that the Committee of the whole House proceed to the Reading of the Bill of Subsidies; and that all Committees, appointed to sit this Afternoon, shall sit on Monday in the Afternoon, in the Places formerly appointed.