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 Mercurii, 30 die Junii.
Bill against mixing Wines.
Ordered, That the Committee against Sophistication of Wines do meet To-morrow Morning.
Indictment against Lord Morley and Capt. Kirke.
This Day the Lord Chief Justice of the King's Bench brought in the Indictment against the Lord Morley and Captain Kirke, for the Murder of Clarke.
Lady Parbeck's Cause.
Ordered, That the Report concerning the Lady Viscountess Purbecke shall be made on Monday Morning next.
Rioters in the Church of St. Thomas, London, sent for.
Upon reading the Petition of the Parson and some of the Inhabitants of the Parish of St. Tho. Apostles in London, complaining, "That Jo. Blackwell, Francis Webb, Tho. Colley, Michaell Robinson, Zacheus Iles, George Tye, and John Roberts, did, in a violent Manner, break down and carry away the Rails about the Communion Table in the said Church:" Hereupon it is Ordered, That the Parties aforesaid be sent for, to answer these Misdemeanours, on Friday next.
After this, the House was put into a Committee during Pleasure, to debate the Poll-bill.
And, after a long Debate, the House was resumed.
Committee for Amendments to this Bill.
And these Lords following were appointed to prepare and draw up the Provisos and Amendments, which are sitting to be added to the Bill for Poll-money: videlicet,
L. Privy Seal.
L. Viscount Say & Seale.
Justice Reeves, &
Order for perusing Books in the Custody of the Register of the High Commission.
It was moved, That there be divers Cart-loads of Books in the Custody of the Register of the High Commission, by Order of the Archbishop of Cant. which he desires the Order of this House for the disposing (fn. 1) of: Hereupon it is Ordered, That the Bishops of Durham, Lincolne, Exon, Carlile, Ely, Bristoll, and Rochester, and whom they shall please to call to assist them, shall peruse the said Books, and make Report of the same to this House.
A Message from the House of Commons, by Sir Edmond Verny, Knight:
Message from the H. C. to fit P. M.
To let their Lordships know, that they intend to sit this Afternoon; and there may be some Occasion to send about a Conference; therefore the House of Commons desires their Lordships, if it may stand with their Lordships Conveniency, to sit likewise as a House this Afternoon.
Ordered, That this House sit this Afternoon, at Four a Clock.
The Messengers from the House of Commons were called in, and told that this House will sit this Afternoon, at Four a Clock.
The Lords Committees reported the Provisos and Alterations to the Bill concerning Poll-money, (fn. 2) which were read, and approved of by this House.
Jurisdiction of the Admiralty.
Ordered, That the Cause concerning the Jurisdiction of the Court of Admiralty shall be heard in open House, at the Bar, on Saturday next, in the Morning.
Message to the H. C. for a Conference on the Poll-money Bill.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Serjeant Whitfeild and Serjeant Fynch:
To desire a Conference, touching the Bill for Pollmoney.
Rookewood committed for contemptuous Words of The States of Holland.
After this, one Edmond Rookewood, a Soldier, was brought to the Bar, and confessed a Letter written to Sir Balt. Gerbier was his Hand-writing, calling The States of Holland Rebels, and using reproachful Words of the Prince of Orange. Hereupon he was Ordered to be committed to The Fleet, until further Order of this House.
The Answer returned to the Message from the House of Commons was:
Answer from the H. C. about the Poll-money Bill.
That they will give a Meeting presently, as is desired, in the Painted Chamber.
The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and the Lords went to the Conference; which being ended, the House was resumed; and the Lord Privy Seal reported, "That the Proviso and the Amendments in the Bill for Poll-money were read at the Conference, and delivered to the House of Commons."
Dominus Capitalis Justiciarius de Communi Banco, Locum tenens Domini Custodis Magni Sigilli, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in post meridiem hujus diei, hora 4a, Dominis sic decerneutibus.
A Message from the House of Commons, by Sir Walter Earle:
Message from the H. C. for a Conference on Two Bills.
To desire a Free Conference, by a Committee of both Houses, touching the Two Bills lately sent down at the Conference; One concerning the taking away of the Star-Chamber, and regulating the Privy Council; the Other concerning the High Commission Court.
The Lords returned this Answer:
That they will give a Meeting presently, in the Painted Chamber, as is desired.
Reporters of the Conference:
Lords to report the Conference.
Sir Pierce Croseby's Cause to be heard.
Ordered, That Sir Peirce Crosebie's Cause, concerning his Sentence in the Star-chamber, shall be heard before the Lords Committees particularly appointed by the House, on Friday the 9th of July 1641, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Prince's Lodgings; at which Time and Place those Lords and others that gave Sentence against him in the said Court of Star-chamber, are hereby desired to make Answer unto the Petition and Complaint of the said Sir Peirce Croseby, and to shew Cause for the passing such Sentence against him as aforesaid.
Sir Pietce Croseby restored to the Irish Council board, and his Extent taken off.
The Earl of Bath reported, "That his Lordship and the Lord Chief Justice of the Common Pleas have, according to the Command of this House, moved the King concerning Sir Peirce Croseby; and His Majesty is pleased that the Extent, which is laid upon his Land in Ireland in His Majesty's Name, shall be taken off, and the Lands be free from the said Extent; also His Majesty is willing that Sir Peirce Croseby be admitted to the Council-table of Ireland, to be a Privy Counsellor, as formerly he was."
Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and the Lords went to the Conference; which being ended, the House was resumed.
Dominus Capitalis Justiciarius de Communi Banco, Locum tenens Domini Custodis Magni Sigilli, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Jovis, videlicet, 1m diem Julii, 1641, hora 9a, Dominis sic decernentibus.