House of Commons Journal Volume 2: 24 February 1641

Pages 91-92

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 Mercurii, 24 Feb. 1640.


Enyon's Estate.

2da vice lecta est Billa, James Enyon, &c.: AN Act for Enlarging the Entail, and altering the Estates of the Lands of Upon the Question of Commitment;

The House was divided.

Sir Jo. Evelyn, Tellers for the Noe.
Mr. Ofield,
Sir Arth. Ingram, Tellers for the Yea.
Sir Arth. Haslerig,
With the Noe, - - - 138
With the Yea, - - - 119

The Question for the Ingrossing was then proposed; and it passed with the Negative:

And thereupon the Bill was rejected.


Ordered, That * *, who served Sir Miles Fleetewood, a Member of this House, with a Subpona out of the Chancery, sitting the Parliament, contrary to the Privileges of Parliament, be forthwith sent for, as Delinquents, by the Serjeant at Arms attending on this House, to answer their Contempt and Breach of the Privilege of this House.

Articles against Archbp. of Canterbury.

Mr. Pimme presents from the Committee, appointed to that Purpose, the Articles against the Lord Archbishop of Canterbury:

The Title to the Articles, the Articles themselves, and the Conclusion to them, were all severally twice read; and all severally voted, and passed upon the Question: And afterwards, by Resolution upon the Question, it was ordered, that those Articles, so read and voted, should be ingrossed.

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Mr. Pimme is appointed to go up with these Articles to the Lords. Mr. Hampden, and Mr. Maynard, are joined with him as Assistants.

Ecclesiastical Canons.

Ordered, That it shall be debated on Monday Morning next, what Penalty the Bishops, and the rest of the Clergy, have incurred in making the last new Canons: And Mr. Speaker is then to put the House in mind of this Order.

Customs and Customers.

Mr. Treasurer, Mr. Hollis, Sir Jo. Culpeper, Sir Henry Vane, Mr. Cage, Sir Robert Harley, Sir Arth. Ingram, Mr. Ofield, Mr. Capell, Mr. Pimme, Mr. Green, Mr. Rolles, Sir Gilbert Gerard, Mr. Rogers, Sir Jo. Clotworthy, Sir Jo. Hotham, Mr. Crue, Mr. T. Coke, Lord Falkland, Sir Hugh Cholmeley, Mr. Cradock, Sir Oliver Luke, Sir Tho. Barrington, Mr. Perpoint, Mr. Hoyle, Mr. Hide, Mr. Glyn, Mr. Valentine, Mr. King, Mr. Ashburneham, Mr. Partridge, Mr. Martin, Sir Rich. Buller, the Burgesses of London, and of the Out Ports;

This Committee is to take into Consideration the whole Matter of the Customs and Customers, Farmers, Receivers and Collectors, of the Impositions since the last Year of King James, together with their several Receipts, Payments, Assignments, and Advancements: And they are likewise to take into Consideration the several Abuses of them, and of all their inferior Officers and Servants, which may concern either the King, or the Subject: And the several Chairmen of the several Committees are required to impart to this Committee all such Particulars as are before them, as may conduce to this Business: And they have Power to send for Parties, Witnesses, Papers, Records, or any thing else that may concern this Service: And are to meet To-morrow in the Afternoon, at Two of Clock, in the Exchequer-court.


Those Gentlemen, that were appointed to treat with such as they should think fit, concerning the Lending of Monies for the present Occasions, are still to employ their Endeavours in that Service.

Ordered, That Mr. Whistler, Mr. Perd, Mr. Maynard, Mr. Prideaux, Mr. Kinge, do take into Consideration the Act of Subsidies last past; to prepare some Order upon it, as may be a good Security to such as shall, upon that Act, advance or lend any Monies.