Die Veneris, 29 Oct. 1641.
THE humble Petition of Robert Burrowes Linendraper, One of the Collectors for the Poll-money,
was this Day read; and respited till the Party shall
come to aver the Petition.
Charge against Justice Berkeley.
Mr. Pierrepoint is appointed to go up to the Lords,
to acquaint their Lordships, that this House cannot be
ready to maintain their Charge against Justice Berkeley
by Tuesday next, in regard the Witnesses are out of
Town: And that, so soon as they shall be ready, they
will acquaint their Lordships.
Collection of Poll-money.
Ordered, That a Committee shall be appointed to take
a Review of the Proceedings of the City, and of all the
Counties of England and Wales, in the Collection of the
Poll-money; and to begin with the City of London; and
to examine the true State of the Money, and what this
House is really indebted, that the House may take some
Course for providing Monies for satisfying their just
Debts; and likewise to take some Course to bring the
Sheriffs, the Commissioners, and the Collectors to an
Account for such Monies as have or shall come to their
Sir John Hotham, Mr. Wheeler, Mr. H. Bellassis, Sir
Wm. Lewis, Sir Ro. Pye, Sir Tho. Barrington, Lord
Falkland, Sir Rich. Onslowe, Mr. Rolle, Mr. Heblethwayte, Mr. Vassall, Mr. Green, Mr. Sutton, Sir ThoBowyer, Mr. Waller, Sir Edw. Partridge, Sir Hugh
Cholmeley, Sir Guy Palmes, Mr. Hide, Mr. Bond, and
the Citizens of London;
This Committee, or any Four of them, are to sit this
Afternoon, at Four of Clock, in the Treasury-chamber:
And have Power to sit at such Time as they shall please;
and to send for Parties, Witnesses, Papers, Records, &c.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir Ro. Rich and
The Lords sent them to let you know, that the Lords
have taken into Consideration, those Three Points that
came from this House concerning the Soldiers; and do
totally concur with this House in them: And, for the
better and more speedy Divulging and Execution of
them, they had taken Order for the Printing of them.
Persons sent for.
Upon the Question, whether Sir John Coke Knight
shall be forthwith sent for, as a Delinquent;
The House was divided; and the Yeas went forth:
Tellers for the Noe, 68.
Sir Tho. Barrington,
Tellers for the Yea, 85.
Mr. Arth. Goodwyn,
Resolved, upon the Question, That Sir John Coke
Knight shall be forthwith sent for, as a Delinquent, by
the Serjeant at Arms attending on this House.
Ordered, That that Part of the Report of the Breach
of Privilege of 3° Car. that concerns Mr. Long, shall be
made on Monday Morning next.
Committee to meet, &c.
Ordered, That the Committee for the Declaration do
meet To-morrow post meridiem at Four of Clock, in the
inner Star-chamber; and bring in that Declaration on
Salt Patents, &c.
Ordered, That the Committee this Day appointed for
the Money, do consider of the Accounts of the Patentees
for the Salt Business, with whom, it is informed, that there
remain great Sums or Money; and likewise to examine
the Accompts of the Vestries, where, it is informed, that
there remain likewise great Sums of Money: And this
Committee is likewise to examine the Exaction of Fees by
Officers: And Mr. Pimme is added to this Committee.
Delinquents in Soap Business.
Ordered, That a Conference be desired with the Lords;
to desire their Lordships, that those Delinquents in the
Soap Business, and the other Delinquents, that do not appear upon the Warrants of this House, may be brought
in by Proclamation; and if they do not appear at a time
appointed, that a Bill may be drawn against them for the
Forfeiture of their Estates; and that those that have any
Goods or Debts of these Delinquents in their Hands, or
Accounts to make unto them, that they.. notice, by
this Proclamation, to detain the same in their Hands.
Mr. Pym, Mr. Bellassis, Mr. Pury, Mr. King, Sir
Arth. Haselrigg, Mr. Rob. Goodwyn, Sir Walter Earle,
Sir Robert Harley;
This Committee, or any Three of them, are to present
the Names of those Persons that are voted Delinquents
by this House; to the end the House may present
such of their Names, as they think fit, to the Lords,
whereby their Estates may be liable for their Offences:
And are to meet this Afternoon, at Four of the Clock,
in the inner Star-chamber.
Ordered, The Serjeant do bring in the Names of all
the Delinquents; and the Bail of such Delinquents as
Ordered, That Sir Richard Onslow do bring into this
House a Schedule of those Debts, due by Sir Rich.
Weston, for the Payment whereof he hath sold certain
Lands in the County of Surrey.
Petition concerning Bishops.
This Question was proposed, viz. That a Conference
shall be had with the Lords, to desire them to join with
this House, in a Petition to his Majesty, to stay the
Making of these Five Bishops, until farther Consideration
be had by both Houses.
Upon the Question, whether this Question abovesaid
should be now put:
The House was divided: And the Yeas went forth:
Sir Tho. Barrington,
Are appointed Tellers for the Yea.
Sir Fred. Cornwallis,
Tellers for the Noe.
Sir Tho. Bowyer,
|With the Yea, - 71.
|With the Noe, - 53.
Mr. Cromwell, Sir Symonds D'Ewes, Serjeant Wilde,
Mr. Holland, Sir Tho. Bowyer, Sir Tho. Barrington, Mr.
Rob. Goodwyn, Sir Arth. Haselrig, Mr. Martin, Sir Wm.
Brereton, Mr. Lisle, Mr. Boswell, Mr. Arth. Goodwyn,
Sir John Clotworthy, Mr. Nicholas, Mr. Pury, Mr. Hide,
Dr. Eden, Mr. Hill;
This Committee is to prepare Heads for a Conference
to be had with the Lords, to desire them to join with this
House, in a Petition to his Majesty, to stay the Making
of these Five Bishops, until farther Consideration be
had by both Houses.