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 Lunæ, 11 Jan. 1640.
Ordered, That Mr. Jaye's Petition, now with the Committee for Grievances, shall be delivered unto him, to the End he may prefer it to the Lords, where the Party, that he complains of, has preferred a Petition against him.
Committee for Petitions.
Petitions from Carnarvon, &c.
Ordered, That the Petitions of Tho. Glynne Esquire, and the Petition of the Burgesses and Freemen of the Boroughs of Carnarvon and Conway, in the County of Carnarvon, be referred to the Committee for Sir Lewis Dives' Petition.
Ordered, upon the Question, That the Petition of the Creditors of Wm. Child, Scrivener, be referred to the Committee for Grievances; with a particular Recommendation from this House to that Committee, to consider of it in convenient Time.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee for the rigorous Levying of Ship-money, to consider what Particulars they think, in their Judgments, are fit to be proceeded in; and to present them to the House.
Articles against the Lord Finch.
The Articles against Jo. Lord Finch of Fordwitch, late Lord Keeper, were all read; and every one of them particularly voted and resolved, upon the Question; and ordered to be ingrossed against Wednesday Morning next.
Mr. Treasurer, Sir Jo. Colpepper, Mr. Hollys, Sir Peter Hayman, Sir Jo. Hotham, Sir Tho. Widdrington, Mr. Palmer, Mr. Kirton, Sir Jo. Strangewayes, Lord Fairefax, Col. Ogle, Sir Jo. Merrick, Commissary Willmott, Sir Geo. Dallston, Col. Ashburneham, Mr. Pimme, Sir Hugh Cholmly, Sir H. Anderson, Sir Edw. Hungerford;
Earl of Craford's Petition.
Advance from Customs.
Ordered, That a Letter, under Mr. Speaker's Hand, be directed to those, that were Customers and Farmers of the Customs for the last Year, and are this Year, and are agreed to be the next Year, and to Mr. Toomes, to attend the House To-morrow at Eight of Clock; intimating unto them, that 'tis for the Advancing of Sixty thousand Pounds, for the Service of his Majesty and the Commonwealth: And for their Security, both for the Principal and Interest, it shall be provided in the Bill of Subsidies in the like manner, as it is for others, that have already advanced Money.