Die Veneris, 30 Julii, 1641.
ORDERED, That the Committee appointed to
consider of the Message sent from the Lords, con-
cerning Mr. Smart's Business, be revived, to sit To-mor-
row post meridiem, in the Duchy-court.
Counsel in the Lords.
Mr. Perd has Leave to be of Counsel before the
Bp. of Bath and Wells.
Mr. Bagshawe reports the Charge against the Bishop
of Bath and Wells:
The Articles were all read.
Sir Arthur Ingram has Leave to go into the Country;
and is desired to use his best Endeavours for the Expe-
diting of the Poll-money; and that he write to the
Sheriffs of those Counties, that are appointed to pay in
their Monies at Yorke, to quicken them in expediting
of that Business; and that he certify unto this House
any Stop or Obstruction in that Business, that he shall
Leave of Absence.
Mr. Jepson has Leave to go into the Country.
Mr. John Alford has likewise Leave to go into the
Resolved, upon the Question, That the House doth
conceive, that the Protestation made by them is fit to be
taken by every Person, that is well affected, in Religion,
and to the Good of the Commonwealth; and therefore
doth declare, that what Person soever shall not take the
Protestation, is unfit to bear Office in the Church or
Resolved, upon the Question, That the Knights, Citi-
zens and Burgesses, * * of the Cinque Ports, respec-
tively, shall forthwith send down to the several Places
for which they serve Copies of this Vote of the House
concerning the Protestation.
Resolved, &c. That these Votes shall be printed; and
attested under the Clerk's Hand.
Impeachment of the Bishop.
Mr. Fynes, Mr. Glyn, Sir Tho. Barrington, Mr. Hollis,
Mr. Cage, Mr. Whitlocke, Sir Edw. Hungerford, Serjeant
Wilde, * Mountfort, Sir Arthur Ingram, Sir Arthur
Haslerigge, * Owfeild, * Widdrington, Mr. Strode, Sir
Robert Harley, Mr. Selden, Mr. Hill, Mr. Hampden, Sir
Walter Erle, Sir John Colpepper, Mr. Maynard, Sir Sam.
Rolle, Mr. Prideaux, Mr. Martin;
This Committee is to prepare an Impeachment against
the Bishops, the Makers of the New Canons and Oath,
upon the Votes that have passed both Houses concerning
those Canons, and Oath: And are to meet this After-
noon, at Two of Clock, in the Inner Court of Wards.
Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy.
Resolved, upon the Question, That Mr. Pelham, Mr.
Reynolds, and Mr. Rigby, shall prepare a Bill, and pre-
sent it to this House, that no Man, that will not take the
Oaths of Allegiance or Supremacy, shall give a Vote in
any Parliament in England, in Matter of Religion or
Lord Falkland brings Answer, that the Lords will
give a Meeting presently, as is desired.
The humble Petition of James Greene and James
Kitterminster, of the County of Glouc, Husbandman;
who were formerly sent for, by order of this House, for
their Contempt, in serving Mr. Stevens, a Member of this
House, with a Process, out of the Court of the Marches
of Wales; was this Day read: And the Parties called in;
and, kneeling at the Bar, Mr. Speaker declared, that,
upon their Submission, the House ordered, that they
should be released from any further Restraint.
That the Commissioners, or Treasurers, appointed to
receive the Poll-money at London, shall be authorized to
receive the Sum of Eleven hundred Pounds, or there-
abouts, already collected in Stepney, Poplar, and other
Places of the County of Middlesex.
That the Commissioners of the Lath of Stepney, near
Rumney Marsh, shall direct the Levying and Collecting
of the Monies, payable by the Act for the speedy Provi-
sion of Monies, within Rumney Marsh; and do * Ac-
counts, in as full Manner as any other Commissioners,
for any other Division, may do.
That the Auditors of the same Divisions shall return
the Names of all such Collectors as have not brought in
the Monies upon the Four first Subsidies.
House to sit, &c.
That the House shall sit this Afternoon, at Three of
Clock, and be resolved into a Committee, to proceed
with the Bill concerning Episcopacy: And that the
Committee for the Impeachment shall sit notwithstand-
ing that the House sits.
Business concerning Jermyn, &c.
Ordered, That the Business concerning Mr. Jermyn,
Mr. Peircy, &c. shall be taken into Consideration on
Monday Morning next at Eight of Clock: And that Mr.
Speaker shall put the House in mind of this Order.
Sir John Colepepper reports the Conference with the
"That the Earl of Bristoll told them, that the Lords
had consented to all our Propositions Yesterday, concern-
ing the Armies, and the Day for the Scotts to march; but
said withal, Consideration must be had of the Treaty;
which was in a good Forwardness: And therefore desired
the Committee of Fifty-two might meet every Day with
the Committee of the Lords, till it were finished. And
he further acquainted us, that the Lord Mayor of London
had been with them, to lend Forty thousand Pounds, for
Disbanding of the Armies; and that it should be all paid
in, this Night, to the Chamber of the City."
vice lecta est Billa, AN Act for the Confirming of
the Copyhold Estates of divers of the King's Majesty's
Tenants, of his Majesty's several Manors of Calne,
Ightenhill, &c.: Parcel of the Honour of Clitherow in
the County Palatine of Lanc; and, upon Question,
Queen of Bohemia's Children.
Ordered, That, on Tuesday Morning at Nine of Clock,
Mr. Greene shall make Report concerning a Way of
Supply of the Necessities of the Queen of Bohemia's
Children: And Mr. Speaker is to put the House in mind
of this Order.
Book of Rates.
That Mr. Greene shall make Report of the Book of
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
The Committee for Printing to sit To-morrow post
meridiem, in the usual Place.
Ordered, That the House shall be resolved into a Com-
mittee, To-morrow at Eight of Clock, to proceed with
the Bill concerning Episcopacy.