Die Martis, 25 Maii, 1641.
Publick Bills, &c.
ORDERED, That all, that will come, shall have
voices at all publick Bills; and at Mr. James his
Bill; and the Bill for Fining the Convocation.
vice lecta est Billa, An Act to restrain the Multiplicity of Parliament Protections.
2da vice lecta est Billa prodicta; and upon Question,
committed unto Mr. Reignolds, Sir Arthur Ingram, Sir
Wm. Allinson, Sir Fra. Popham, Sir Guy Palmes, Mr.
Mathews, Mr. Northcott, Sir Rich. Buller, Mr. Lisle,
Mr. Selden, Sir Gilbert Gerard, Alderman Soames: And
all, that will come, are to have Voices; and are to meet
Tomorrow post meridiem, in the Court of Wards.
Pennington's, &c. Petition.
Ordered, That the Petition of Isaac Pennington, Alderman of the City of London, and One of the Members
of this House, and of Lewis Younge, of London, Brewer,
this Day preferred to the House of Commons, be referred to the Committee appointed to consider of Sir John
Brooke's Petition; in the same Manner, and with the
like Power, for this Petition; as it has for that.
Mr. Grimston is added to this Committee.
2da vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Erecting of the
Parifh of St. Paule in the Covent Garden.
2da vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Making of the
Church and Inhabitants of Covent-garden parochial;
upon Question, committed unto Sir Edw. Deering, Mr.
Whitehead, Mr. Wheeler, Mr. Glyn, Mr. Gourdon, Serjeant Wilde, Sir Gilbert Gerard, Sir Rich. Buller, Mr.
Hampden, Sir Wm. Massam, Alderman Pennington, Alderman Soames, Mr. Hide, Sir Edm. Mountford, Sir
Robert Pye, Sir John Holland, Sir Martin Lomley, Mr.
Robert Goodwyn, Sir Tho. Barrington, Sir Nathan. Barnardeston, Sir Wm. Armyn, Sir Arthur Haslerigge, Sir
Francis Barneham, Mr. Arth. Goodwyn, Mr. Gerrard, Mr.
Cawley, Mr. Ashton, Mr. Martin, Mr. Morley, Sir Roger
North, Sir John Francklyn: And are to meet this Day
Sevennight at Two post meridiem, in the Duchy-court.
The Order for resuming the Consideration of the
Votes presented from the Committee, concerning the
Customers, was read:
And thereupon, a Proposition was made from the Customers; who, that they might have an Act of Oblivion
pass, for what is past, they would give an Hundred thousand Pounds, for a Fine.
Resolved, upon the Question, That all Collections of
any Sums of Money, by Colour or Pretence of Subsidies,
Imposts, or Aids, upon any Merchandizes whatsoever,
not granted by Consent in Parliament, are against the
Law, the Liberty and Propriety of the Subject.
Resolved, &c. That all such Persons, as have collected, or taken, any Sums of Money, by Colour or
Pretence of Subsidies, Imposts, or Aids, upon any Merchandize whatsoever, not granted by Consent in Parliament, are Delinquents.
Ordered, That the Committee for the Customers sit this
Afternoon, at Four of Clock, in the Duchy-chamber.
Ordered, That the Votes concerning the Customers
shall be taken into Consideration To-morrow Morning at
Nine of Clock.
Ordered, That the Committee of Fifty-two do meet
this Afternoon, in the House, at Three of Clock; and
consider of the Treaty; and peruse the Votes of the
House concerning it; and put them in a Way for Expedition: And that the Clerk attend them.
Ordered, That the Explanation upon the Eleventh
Article, ... recommitted to the said Committee; to meet,
in the Inner Court of Wards, at Two of Clock this