Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 4, 1629-42. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Martis, videlicet, 25 die Maii.
Vanlore's Petition referred.
Ordered, That Benjamin Crokey, now a Prisoner in The Fleet, for no Cause shewn, be forthwith freed from his said Imprisonment, and have Liberty to follow his Cause depending before the Lords Committees for Petitions.
Moorecraft's Answer to be taken.
Upon Affidavit made by Dr. James, "That Ferdinando Moorecraft (one of the Delinquents brought up from the House of Commons in the Impeachment with Dr. Cosens and others) is at this Night very dangerously sick, and not able to come and put in his Answer this Day, according to the Order of this House;" therefore it was Ordered, That, if the Answer of the said Ferd. Moorecraft be not now ready, it shall be respited to some other Time; but, if it be now ready, then the Clerk of the Parliament is to go and receive it of him.
Court of York.
Committee for Petitions.
Restraining Bishops and others from meddling in Secular Affairs.
After this, the House was adjourned into a Committee during Pleasure, to debate the Bill concerning the Bishops, &c. And, after much Debate, the House was resumed; and it was Resolved, upon the Question,
Bishops, &c. not to be Justices of the Peace,
nor Privy Counsellors.
Bembricke to make his Submission.
Suppressing Turkish Pirates.
Dominus Capitalis Justiciarius de Communi Banco, Locum tenens Domini Custodis Magni Sigilli, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Mercurii, videlicet, 26m diem instantis Maii, hora nona, Dominis sic decernentibus.