House of Commons Journal Volume 2
02 July 1641

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 2: 02 July 1641', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 2: 1640-1643 (1802), pp. 195-197. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=11180 Date accessed: 02 September 2014.


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Die Veneris, 2 Julii, 1641.

PRAYERS .

Manninge's Petition.

ORDERED, That the humble Petition of Wm. Manninge, Esquire, this Day exhibited to the House of Commons, be referred to the Consideration of the Committee for the Queen's Jointure.

University Col. Oxon.

2da vice lecta est Billa, An Act for establishing the Fellows and Scholars of the Foundation of Sir Simon Bennett, in the College of the great Hall of the University of Oxon, commonly called University College; and for their perpetual Succession and Maintenance.

Sir Arthur Ingram, Mr. Whitaker, Mr. Gage, Sir Hen. Mildmay, Mr. Grimston, Mr. Noble, Mr. Ellis, * Hales, Mr. Knatchbull, Sir. Hen. Anderson, Mr. Rigby, Mr. Perd, Sir Sir Tho. Widdrington, Mr. Hide, Sir Robert Pye, Mr. Wheeler, Mr. Maynard, Mr. Hill, Sir Antho. Irby, Lord Fairefax, Sir Sid. Mountague, Mr.Pelham, Lord Falkland, Sir Symonds D'Ewes, Sir Edw. Deeringe, Sir John Francklyn, Mr. Reignolds, Sir Tho. Hutchinson, * *

Sir John Hotham, * Boys: And are to meet on Tuesday, post meridiem, in the Court of Wards.

Ship-money, &c.

Ordered, That the Committee for Ship-money, and Knighthood-money, do sit To-morrow in the Afternoon, at Two of Clock, in the Star-chamber: And that all, that will come, shall have Voices at this Committee.

Provision of Monies.

The Order Yesterday made for taking the Provisoes (returned by the Lords, at a Conference) to the Bill for the speedy Provision of Monies, &c. was read: And the House accordingly proceeded to the Debate of those Provisoes.

Resolved, upon the Question, That this Part of the Proviso shall not be assented unto (the Proviso sent down from the Lords, concerning the Taxing of themselves).

Resolved, &c. That this Proviso sent downfrom the Lords, concerning the Five Ports, shall not be as sented unto.

Resolved, &c. That this Part of the Proviso sent down from the Lords, concerning Collectors, shall be assented unto.

Lord Herbert * * * * Message to the Lords, for a Conference, concerning the Bill, intituled, An Act for the speedy Raising of Monies.

Mr. Pym, Mr. Glyn, Mr. Hampden, Sir Jo. Colpepper, Mr. Hollis, Sir Tho. Barrington, Sir Symonds D'Ewes, are appointed Managers of this Conference.

Officers of the House.

Mr. Hampden, Sir Robert Pye, Mr. Glyn, Mr. Perd, Mr.Cage, Sir Ar. Haslerigge,Mr. Hatcher, Mr. Prideaux, Sir Rich. Buller, Mr.Pelham, Mr. Wheeler, Sir Tho. Barrington, Sir John Holland, Sir Wm. Armyn, Mr. Rigby, Mr.Hollis, Mr. Pym, Sir John Clotworthie, Mr. Whitakers, Sir John Colpepper, Mr. Reignolds;

This Committee is to take into Consideration the Distribution of the Monies, paid by the Members of this House, to the Officers and Servants belonging to this House; as also to such other Persons as have done Service for this House: And to report their Opinions to this House: And are to meet on Tuesday next, in the Afternoon, in the Exchequer-court.

Billet-money.

2da 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 the other adjoining Counties, wherein his Majesty's Army is or hath been billeted, for the Billet of the Soldiers of the said Army.

Mr. Bellassis, Mr. Heblethwaite, Sir Walt. Erle, Mr. Cage, Mr. Wastell, Mr. Carew, Sir Ph. Stapleton, Sir Robert Harley, Sir Tho. Widdrington, Sir Hen. Anderson, Sir John Hotham, Sir Wm. Widdrington, Mr. Whitakers, Sir Patr. Curwen, Sir John Curson, Sir Tho. Hutchinson, Sir Christopher Wraye, Sir Hugh Cholmley, Sir JohnWray, Sir Sam. Rolls, Sir Rich. Buller, Sir Geo. Wentworth, Sir Geo. Dalston, Mr. Shelley, Sir Ph. Musgrave, Mr. Rigby, Mr. Hatcher, Sir Edw. Ascough, Sir Tho. Barrington, Mr. Moore, Mr. Fynes, Mr. Morley, Sir John Stowell, Lord Fairfax, Mr. Bodevile, Mr. Partridge, Sir Ed. Mountfort, Mr. Mannaton, Mr. Wm. Stone, Mr. Martin, Mr. Maleverer, Mr. Shuttleworth, Lord Graye;

This Committee is to meet on Tuesday next, in the Star-chamber.

Counsel in the Lords.

Mr. Glyn has Leave to be of Counsel before the Lords.

Great Level.

Resolved, upon the Question, That the Consideration of the Improvement of the great Level shall be committed.

Message by J. Foster and Sir Edw. Leech;

Conference concerning Honours.

The Lords desire a present Conference, by a Committee of both Houses, in the Painted Chamber, concerning Honours.

Sir Tho. Barrington, Mr. Selden, Sir Walt. Earle, Sir John Colepepper, Sir John Stoell, Mr. Reignolds, Mr. Glyn, Mr. Pym, Mr. Capell, are appointed Reporters of this Conference.

Post Meridiem

Articles against Judge Brampston.

THE Articles of the House of Commons, in the Name of themselves, and of all the Commons in England, against Sir John Brampston, Knight, Lord Chief Justice of the Court of King's-bench, was read.-

Aboloshing Episcopacy.

That the Sub-committee for the Bill concerning Episcopacy, shall have Liberty to retire into the Court of Wards, notwithstanding that the House sit.-

Impeachments- Judge Brampston.

Resolved, upon the Question, That these Articles thus ingrossed, and now read, shall be sent up to the Lords, as the Commons Impeachment against Sir John Brampston, Knight, Lord Chief Justice of the King's-bench.

Judge Crawley.

The Articles of Impeachment against Sir Francis Crawley, were now read.

Resolved, upon the Question, That the Articles thus ingrossed, and now read, shall be sent up to the Lords, as the Impeachment of the Commons against Sir Francis Crawley, Knight, One of the Justices of his Majesty's Court of Common Pleas.

Judge Weston.

The ingrossed Articles of Impeachment against Sir Richard Weston, Knight, one of the Barons of his Majesty's Court of Exchequer, were now read.

Resolved, upon the Question, That these Articles, thus ingrossed, and now read, shall be transmitted to the Lords, as the Impeachment of the Commons against Sir Richard Weston, Knight, One of the Barons of his Majesty's Court of Exchequer.

Judge Trevor.

The ingrossed Articles of Impeachment against Sir Judge Thomas Trevor, Knight, One of the Barons of his Majesty's Court of Exchequer, was now read.

Resolved, upon the Question, That the Articles, thus ingrossed, and now read, shall be transmitted to the Lords, as the Impeachment of the Commons against Sir Thomas Trevor, Knight, One of the Barons of his Majesty's Court of Exchequer.

Judge Berkeley.

The ingrossed Articles against Sir Robert Berkeley, Knight, One of the Justices of the King's-bench; whereby he stands accused of High Treason; was now read.

Resolved, upon the Question, That these Articles, thus ingrossed, and now read, shall be transmitted to the Lords, as the Impeachment of the Commons against Sir Robert Berkeley, Knight, One of the Justices of the Court of King's-bench.

Provision of Monies.

Justice Foster and J. Heath brought from the Lords, the Bill for the speedy Provision of Monies for disbanding the Armies, &c.; with some Amendments.

The which Amendments were twice read; and then, by Resolution, upon the Question, the House assented to the Amendments. And it was ordered, that the Bill should be amended accordingly.

Impeachment of Judge Davenport.

The ingrossed Articles of Impeachment against Sir Humphrey Davenport, Knight, Lord Chief Baron of his Majesty's Court of Exchequer, were now read.

Resolved, upon the Question, That these Articles, thus ingrossed, and now read, shall be transmitted to the Lords, as the Impeachment of the Commons against Sir Humphrey Davenport, Knight, Lord Chief Baron of his Majesty's Court of Exchequer.

Persons sent for.

Resolved, upon the Question, that George and Thomas Smithson, Vintners, shall be forthwith sent for, as Delin quents, by the Serjeant at Arms attending on this House, for not appearing upon divers Summons from the Committee for Recusants Convict:

Collectors of Poll-money.

That Sir Robert Pye conceive an Order concerning the Collectors, &c. of the Poll-money.

Ld. Loftus' Petition.

The humble Petition of Adam Viscount Loftus was this Day read; and ordered to be referred to the Committee for the particular Irish Affairs, where Mr. Pym has the Chair; to examine and consider of the Proofs that the Lord Viscount Loftus is able to make, that the Parties, mentioned in the Petition, were Parties to that illegal Decree, whereof he has heretofore complained of in the House: And to report to the House, how they find the State of that Business.

Lord Mountnorris.

The like Order granted for the Lord Mountnorris, concerning such Persons as he can make Proof were present, aud Party to the Sentence of Death pronounced against him at a Council of War, and formerly complained of in this House.

Resusants Arrears.

Sir Gilbert Gerrard, Sir John Francklyn, Mr. Glyn, Mr. Pym, Sir H. Mildmay, Mr. Whitaker, Sir Arthur Ingram, Sir Robert Pye, Mr. Wheeler, Mr. Selden, Mr. Solicitor, Sir John Hippesley, Mr. Hampden, Mr. Knightly, the Citizens of London: That a Commission shall be directed to these several Gentlemen, to be Commissioners for inquiring after the Arrears of Recusants.

Transporting Gold.

Ordered, That the Committee for the King's Army, to the which the Business concerning Transportation of Gold is referred, do meet on Monday next at Two post meridiem, in the Treasury-chamber; to consider of the State of that Business, how it stands; and to report it to the House.

Emanuell College, Cambridge.

2da vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Confirming of the Statutes of Emanuell College of Cambridge; and, upon Question, committed unto Sir Gilbert Gerrard, Mr. Pym, Sir H. Mildmay, Sir Walter Erle, * Boys, Mr. Carew, Mr. Pelham, Sir Wm. Brereton, Mr. Knightly, Sir Antho. Irby, Mr. Glyn, Mr. Purfrey, Mr. Bellassis, Sir Jo. Clotworthie, Mr. Jones, Sir Wm. Litton, Mr. Hatcher, Mr. Cage, Mr. Ro. Goodwin, Mr. Dunch, Sir Martin Lomley, Mr. Selden, Sir Tho. Smith, Mr. Perd, Sir Symonds D'Ewes, Sir John Francklyn, Sir Sidney Mountague: And are to meet on Monday post meridiem at Two of Clock, in the Exchequer-chamber.

Star-chamber, &c.

J. Foster and J. Heath bring Two Bills from the Lords; the One intituled, An Act for regulating the Privy Council, and for taking away the Court commonly called the Star-chamber; One other intituled, An Act for Repeal of a Branch of a Statute 1° Eliz. concerning for Causes Ecclesiastical.-They have given them a Third Reading; and have given their Assents unto them, with the Provisoes, Additions, and Amendments, annexed.

Ditto.

The Amendments, Additions, and Provisoes, to the Bill concerning the Star-chamber, now brought from the Lords, were Twice read; and, upon Question, assented unto: And the Bill ordered to be amended accordingly: And, upon a second Question, the Provisoes were ordered to be ingrossed.

High Commission Court.

The Amendments, Additions, and Provisoes to the Bill concerning the High Commission, now brought from the Lords, were Twice read; and, upon Question, assented unto: And the Bill ordered to be amended accordingly: And, upon a second Question, the Provisoes were ordered to be ingrossed.