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 Veneris, videlicet, 2 die Julii.
Earl of Lindsey and others against the Sheriff of Lincolnshire.
Upon reading the Petition of the Lord Great Chamberlain and others, complaining, "That the Sheriff of Lincolneshire hath refused to execute the Order of this House, for the quieting the Possession of some Grounds in the Fens, belonging to the Lord Great Chamberlain and others; and that the said Sheriff hath spoken scornfully and irreverently of the Orders of this (fn. 1) House, and hath animated others to the like Disobedience;" it is Ordered, That (Affidavit being first made hereof) the said Sheriff shall be sent for, by the Gentleman Usher attending this House, to answer the said Fact.
Report of the Conference on the Star-chamber Bill.
Report was made to the House, "That at the Conference last Night with the House of Commons, they did consent to the putting out of the Word ["Liberties"], and the Proviso to be left out, in the Bill concerning the Star-chamber, and regulating of the Privy Council."
Message from the H. C. for a Conference on the Bill about Poll-money.
Lords to report the Conference.
The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and the Lords went to the Conference; which being ended, the House was resumed; and the Earl of Bath reported, "That the House of Commons had sent up the Bill for Poll-money, with some Amendments, (fn. 2) to which they consent."
Amendments of the Bill for Poll-money approved of.
Salvo for the Privileges of Peers to tax themselves.
Bill for Provision of Money and disbanding the Army.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the speedy Provision of Money, for disbanding the Armies, and settling the Peace of the Two Kingdoms of England and Scotland; and it was put to the Question, and consented to pass as a Law.
Bishops to be relieved in Payment of Double Tenths.
Tho. Parramore appointed Receiver of the Lords Poll-money.
Ordered, That Thomas Parramour, Esquire, shall, by virtue of this Order, be Receiver and Collector of the several Sums of Money rated and taxed upon the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, in an Act, intituled, "An Act for the speedy Provision of Money, for disbanding of the Armies, and settling the Peace of the Two Kingdoms of England and Scotland;" which said Sums of Money he shall dispose to such Persons respectively, and to such Uses and Purposes, as is appointed by the said Act.
Message to the H. C. to sit P. M.
Message to the H. C. for a Conference about Honour.
Titles of Honour not to be bought.
The Subject of the Conference to be: "That both Houses may petition His Majesty, That Titles of Honour may not be bought and sold for Money; but that it may be conferred by His Majesty, as anciently it (fn. 3) was, for Virtue and Merit; and also to consult with the House of Commons about a Bill for preventing of this hereafter; and the Bill to begin from the First Day of this Parliament."
Dominus Capitalis Justiciarius de Communi Banco, Locum tenens Domini Custodis Magni Sigilli, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in post meridiem hujus instantis diei, hora quarta, Dominis sic decernentibus.
Bill for Poll-money sent to the H. C.
Bill for abolishing the Star-chamber.
Order about Evidences id the High Commission Court.
Ordered, That the Register and Officers of the High Commission Court, in whose Custody all Evidences or Writings are, which have been delivered in that Court, shall safely deliver them into the Hands of the several Parties to whom they belong.
Committee to consider of the Petition of the Officers of the Star-chamber.
Epus. Co. & Litchfeild.
Ds. Howard de Charleton.
High Commission Court Bill.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for repealing the Branch of a Statute made 1° Eliz. concerning the Commissioners of the Ecclesiastical Court; and it was Resolved, upon the Question, by the major Part, to pass as a Law.
Bill for abolishing the Star-chamber, and the Bill concerning the High Commission Court, sent to the H. C.
To deliver to the House of Commons the Two Bills: videlicet, the Bill concerning the regulating of the Privy Council, and the taking away of the Star-chamber; and the Bill concerning the High Commission; and to let them (fn. 4) know, that these Two Bills, with the Amendments and Proviso, have passed this House.
Dominus Capitalis Justiciarius de Communi Banco, Locum tenens Domini Custodis Magni Sigilli, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Sabbati, videlicet, 3m diem instantis Julii, hora nona Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.