Die Lunæ, ultimo Maii, 1641.
ORDERED, That Mr. King shall, with all convenient Speed, make Report of the Business of Leather, depending before the Committee.
Upon Mr. Vassall's Motion, concerning Leather;
It was moved, That Mr. King, that sat in the Chair
at that Committee, may make Report of that Business,
so soon as he comes into the House, if there shall be
Ordered, That Sir Wm. Savile's Petition shall be read
on Wednesday Morning at Nine of Clock: And that the
House shall then enter into the Consideration of that
Business: And Mr. Speaker is to put the House in mind
of this Order.
Mr. Glyn, Mr. Morgan, and Mr. Perd, are desired
to go to the Judges of the King's-bench, to require them
to proceed, forthwith, against such Recusants whose
Indictments are returned into the King's-bench by Certiorari; and to know of them, upon what Ground they
issued forth those Certioraries; the Order for their Indictments being directed by the House of Commons.
Ordered, That the Committee for the Bill concerning
Recusants do meet on Tuesday, post meridiem, at Two of
Loan from the City
Ordered, That a Message be sent to the Lord Mayor,
by Mr. Alderman Pennington, to acquaint him that this
House doth expect, that the Forty thousand Pounds (the
Remainder of the Sixscore thousand Pounds) be paid in,
according to Promise, speedily: And that the Forty and
Four thousand Pounds, Part of the Threescore thousand
Pounds, which was formerly lent by the City of London,
should be repaid out of the Four Subsidies first granted,
may be forborne, upon Interest, and upon the Security
of the Bill of Four hundred thousand Pounds now last
granted, until this Time Twelvemonth.
Mr. Prideaux reports the Bill concerning the Starchamber, and the Council-board; with the Amendments:
The which Amendments were twice read; and, upon
Question, ordered to be ingrossed.
Charges against the Judges.
Mr. Hide reports from the Committee for the Judges,
the several Charges against the Judges.
The Articles of Impeachment of Judge Berkley were
The Title to the Articles, and each particular Article,
were all severally read; and voted, upon the Question;
and, upon the Question, ordered to be ingrossed.
Ordered, That the Committee for the Judges shall
take into Consideration the several Petitions of Simons,
Pitts, and Cotterell, upon the whole Matter of their Petitions, for their Relief: But not to proceed therein till
the House meet again after the Recess.
Ordered, That the Report upon the Vote of the
Canons be made To-morrow Morning at Eight of Clock:
And that the Report of the Charge against the Judges be
forthwith proceeded in, on Wednesday Morning at Eight
Search for Abell's Goods.
Ordered, That a Warrant, under Mr. Speaker's Hand,
shall be directed to the Serjeant at Arms attending on this
House; commanding him forthwith to make Entry into
any Place or House, and to make Search for all such
Goods, as are conceived to be the Goods of Alderman
Abell: And to require that all Officers give Assistance to
the Serjeant, for the better executing of this Order.
Ordered, That the Committee for the Customers shall
send for such Persons as are appointed to enter the
Goods of Merchants; to consider of some such Way as
is fit for the Entry, and for the Preserving of them, and
the Customs due upon Goods: And to report To-morrow Morning: And to prepare a Book of Rates in
Sir Robert Pye, Sir Ra. Hopton, Mr. Reynolds, Sir Hen.
Mildmay, Sir Edw. Hungerford, Sir John Curson, are
added to the Committee for the Customers.
The Serjeant is commanded to bring Abell and Kilvert
to the Committee.
Ordered, That the House be resolved into a Committee
to consider of the Bill of Subsidies.
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Serjeant Evers called to the Chair.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
Ordered, That no Committee shall sit this Afternoon,
but upon publick Business that concerns the Kingdom in
general, and publick Bills: And that the Members of
the House attend the Grand Committee for the Bill of