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 Lunæ, videlicet, 26 die Julii.
Le Cuer et al. Order concerning Hooper's Estate.
Ordered, That a Commission under the Great Seal of England, returnable on the 26th of November next, shall, by virtue of this Order, issue forth, unto John Langham, William Barkley, William Cockaine, Phillip Burlamachi, Nathan Wright, and Charles Snellinge, authorizing the said Commissioners, or any Three or Two of them, to examine upon Oath all such Witnesses as shall be produced before them, as well on the Part of William Le Cuer and others, the Creditors of Anthony Hooper, Merchant, as on the Part of the said Anthony Hooper, in a Cause now depending before the Lords in Parliament; and it is further Ordered, That the said Commissioners shall have Power, for the further discovering of the Truth in this Cause, to command the Correspondents of the said Hooper to bring in all Books of Accounts, and other Writings, concerning the Business in Question, to be produced and brought in before them at the Time of the Execution of the said Commission.
Ld. Pawlett excused.
The Lord Pawlett is excused for his Absence, being not well.
Bill for securing Money to the Yorkshire Men.
The Earl of Bath reported the Bill for securing of Monies to the Northern Counties, etc. as fit to pass as it is.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the securing of such Monies as are or shall be due to the Inhabitants of the County of Yorke, and other adjoining Counties, wherein His Majesty's Army is or hath been billeted, for the Billet of the Soldiers of the said Army, as also to certain Officers who do forbear Part of their Pay, according to an Order in that Behalf made in the Commons House of Parliament this present Session, for such Part of their Pay as they shall so forbear; and, being put to the Question, it was resolved to pass.
Answer from the Lord Mayor of London reported.
The Earl of Stamford reported, "That the Lords which were appointed by this House have been with the Lord Mayor of London, and delivered what they were ordered; and the Lord Mayor hath promised to use all possible and speedy Means he can, for procuring the Forty Thousand Pounds, and will return a speedy Answer."
Lord Mayor and Aldermen versus the Commonalty of London concerning the Election of a Sheriff.
Then the Petition of the Lord Mayor and Aldermen of London, and the Petition of the Commonalty of the said City, were read; and, after Counsel on both Sides had had a full Hearing, concerning the Election of a Sheriff and other Officers; this House, taking the whole Business into Consideration, Ordered, That this Cause should be determined on Saturday Morning next, in Case the Lord Mayor and the Commonalty did not agree and compose the Matter in Question in the mean Time.
Letters from the Lord General.
The Lord Chamberlain signified to this House, "That he had received divers Letters from the Lord General, which he thought fit to acquaint the House with, As, A Letter, desiring to know a certain Day for disbanding of both Armies.
"Likewise, A Letter sent to the Lord General from the Gentlemen in the Bishoprick of Durham, complaining of the Burthen of the Soldiers there.
"And also, A List of the Number of the Five Regiments (fn. 1) that are disbanded, being in Total Five Thousand Eight Hundred and Seventeen Men."
All which Letters being read, the Lord Chamberlain had Leave from this House to communicate them to the House of Commons.
Bill for taking the Protestation.
Ordered, That the Bill concerning the taking of the Protestation shall be debated on Thursday Morning next; and the Bill against Pluralities debated on Friday Morning next.
Dominus Capitalis Justiciarius de Communi Banco, Locum tenens Domini Custodis Magni Sigilli, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Martis, videlicet, 27m diem instantis Julii, hora 9a, Dominis sic decernentibus.