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, 8 Februarii, 1642.
AN Ordinance for the better Levying of the Monies assessed upon the Ordinance of the Twenty-ninth of November was this Day read; and, by Vote upon the Question, assented unto; and ordered to be sent unto the Lords for their Concurrence, by Mr. Long.
Payments for Service of Ireland.
An Order drawn up, for the Payment of the Two thousand Pounds, taken up by the Committees at Dublyn, and charged upon the Receivers of the Adventurers Money for Ireland, to be paid out of such Monies as shall first come in upon the next and last Payment of the Adventurers upon the Acts made in that Behalf, was read; and ordered to be carried up to the Lords; together with the Order concerning Monies, to be paid to Mr. Pennoyer concerning Sir Wm. Cole's Regiment; and all the other Orders concerning Ireland, past on Saturday last.
Member refusing the Covenant.
Mr. Potter, according to an Order of Eleventh of August, was required to declare himself, and give his Answer to the Vote concerning adhering to the Earl of Essex, made the same Day: Which he refused to do; but desired Time.
Members accede to Covenant.
Sir Jo. Clothworthy, Sir Nevile Poole, Mr. Arthur Goodwyn, Mr. Purefoye, Mr. Godfrey Bosevile, Sir Wm. Constable, Mr. Lisle, Mr. Snow, declared in Affirmative to the Vote of adhering to my Lord of Essex in this Cause.
King's Answer to Propositions.
The Lords desire a present Conference, by Committees of both Houses, presently, in the Painted Chamber, if it may stand with the Conveniency.... concerning some Votes which Yesterday passed in their House, touching his Majesty's Answer to the Propositions of both Houses.
|The House was divided.|
|The Yeas went forth.|
|Mr. Hollis,||Tellers for the Noe, 102.|
|Sir John Evelyn,|
|Mr. Strode,||Tellers for the Yea, 92.|
|So it passed with the Negative.|
E. of Warwick to be Admiral.
Citizens heard, on Propositions to the King, &c.
They were called in: And after they had delivered, by Word of Mouth, some Things that they observed, concerning a Book, published in Print, containing the Propositions presented from both Houses to his Majesty, and his Majesty's Answer unto them, they did desire to present something in Writing concerning the same; which they humbly submitted to the Judgement of this Assembly.
Proceedings on King's Answer to Propositions.
Mr. Holles reports from the Conference with the Lords, That the Earl of Manchester told them, How much that House ever desired a good Correspondence with this House. They have passed Two Votes in their House, touching his Majesty's Answer to the Propositions; which they desired to communicate to this House:
Member accedes to Covenant, &c.
Mr. Bisse declared himself in the Affirmative to the Vote concerning adhering to the Earl of Essex in this Cause, &c. according to the Vote of 11° Augusti: To the Second Question concerning contributing, he answered, He would declare himself at the Committee. -
King's Answer to Propositions.
|The House was divided: And|
|The Noes went forth.|
|Mr. Holles,||Tellers for the Noe, 102.|
|Sir Jo. Evelyn,|
|Sir Philip Stapilton,||Tellers for the Yea, 92.|
|Mr. John Moore,|
|>So it passed with the Negative.|