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, 3 Martii, 1640.
1a vice lecta, est Billa, AN Act for the farther preventing of Abuses in Winding of Wool, and the undue Engrossing of Wool, within the Realm of England.
Continuance and Repeal of Statutes.
This House does desire, that all the Lawyers of the House do take into Consideration the Bill for Continuance and Repeal of Satutes, to prepare it, and present it to the House; and the Care of it is especially recommended unto Mr. Selden.
Mr. Young, and Mr. Upton, are joined to this Committee of Lawyers.
Ordered, That the Petition of John Gascoigne, Esquire, be referred to the Committee for the Queen's Bill; and that Committee has Power to receive and consider of all Petitions of the like Nature.
Members to be examined by Lords.
Ordered, That Sir Jo. Hotham, Sir Geo. Wentworth, Sir Arthur Ingram, Mr. Henry Darley, Mr. Michaell Wharton, all Members of this House, shall have Leave to be examined, as Witnesses, in a Cause in the Lords House, that concerns Sir Jo. Bourchier Knight.
Ordered, That the Committee for Post-masters shall have Power to receive and consider of all Petitions, that any way concern the Complaints expressed in the former Order concerning Post-masters.
Resolved, upon the Question, That no Petition, nor any new Matter, shall be received into the House this Fortnight; and that all the Chairmen of all the several Committees shall have Power to receive all such Petitions, as shall be proper for their particular Committees.
New Sarum Election.
Upon Mr. Maynard's Report from the Committee for Privileges, of the Case of the Election for New Sarum;
The Question being put, for the Election of Mr. Serjeant Hide, and Mr. Oldsworth;
The House was divided:
And those that were of Opinion, that their Election was not good, went forth; and these of the contrary Opinion, staid in.
Mr. Vane, Mr. Ashburneham, Tellers for the Noe:
Sir Edw. Askew, Sir Jo. Corbett, Tellers for the Yea:
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Resolved, upon the Question That the Election of Mr. Serjeant Hide, and Mr. Oldsworth, to serve for the Town of New Sarum, is a good Election.
Bills from Lords.
Mr. Serjeant Ayloffe and Sir Robert Rich bring from the Lords Five Bill:
1. An Act concerning the Settling of an Estate upon the Countess Dowager of Exeter.
2. An Act to enable the Marquis of Winton, to make Leases of Twenty-one Years of divers Lands.
3. An Act for the Naturalizing of Dorothy Spencer, Daughter of the Lord Spencer of Whormeleighton.
4. An Act for the Naturalizing of John Kirke, and others.
5. An Act for the Naturalizing of Rich. Bogan, of London, Esquire, &c.
Treaty with Scotland.
A Message from the Lords, by the Master of the Rolls and the King's Attorney;
The Lords desire a free Conference, by a Committee of both Houses, in the Painted Chamber, presently, if it may stand with the Conveniency of this House; touching the Paper delivered to this House, concerning the Garisons of Barwick and Carlell; and touching the Conclusion of the Eighth Article.
Answer returned, by the same Messengers; This House has taken their Lordships Message into Consideration; and will give a Meeting presently, as is desired.
Ordered, That the House, so soon as the Conference shall be ended, shall repair hither again; and resume the Consideration of providing Monies for the present Occasions.
Mr. Treasurer, Mr. Hollis, Sir Jo. Strangewayes, Sir Jo. Culpeper, Mr. Hide, Mr. Glyn, are appointed Reporters of this Conference.
Mr. Treasurer reports from the Conference, that the Earl Marshal delivered a Paper; which he first read; the which Paper was likewise read by Mr. Treasurer and the Clerk:
And then the House entered into Consideration of providing Monies, according to the former Order.
Earl of Straford.
Ordered, That the Committee for the Earl of Straford meet, this Afternoon, in the Treasury-chamber.
Ordered, That the House resume the Consideration of providing Monies for the present great Occasions, Tomorrow Morning.