Lunae, 16 Februarii
Compounding with Recusants.
A PETITION read, of one Mr. Hilton, against the Lord Saville, and others.
Mr. Hilton called in, and avows his Petition.
Ordered, upon Question, That Mr. Richardson, the Clerk of this Commission, shall be sent for; and to bring his Books with him.
Mr. Coryton, Mr. Nicolls, Sir Rich. Grasvenor, Sir Pet. Riddall, Sir Jo. Hotham, Mr. Mallory, Sir Jo. Jackson, Mr. Wise, Sir Nat. Barnardiston, Sir Will. Carnaby, Mr. Noy, Mr. Cage, Mr. Woller, Mr. Ratcliffe, Sir Jam. Perrot, Knights, Burgesses of Yorke, and Westmerland, and Northumberland, Mr. Selden, Mr. Wandesford, Sir Tho. Riddall, Sir Eub. Theloall, Sir Tho. Barrington, Sir Pet. Hamond, Sir Will. Litton, Sir Ed. Gyles, Sir Hen. Mildmay, Sir Will. Massam: This Committee is to take into Consideration this Petition, and the Commission, and Instructions, for compounding with Recusants; with Power to send for Books, or other Writings or Records, and Persons, to inform them : - To meet on Thursday, Two Clock, Exchequer Court: - With all other Petitions, of like Nature.
Lord Lambert desires to have a Copy of the Petition exhibited against him. Ordered, He shall.
Persons sent for.
John Perriman, and Thomas Fane, that served the Subpoena on Mr. Speckat. to be sent for, to answer their Contempt to the House.
Sir H. Martin.
A Petition read, against Sir Hen. Martin, exhibited by Tho. Mansell and Jo. Browne. They called in, and avow their Petition.
A Petition read, against Michael Cole, Patentee for Medway River. Referred to the Committee of Grievances.
Sir H. Martin.
Sir Hen. Martin stands up, to justify himself against the Complaint made against him: Acquaints the House with the whole State of the Business.
This Petition referred to the Committee for Courts of Justice: And Sir Hen. Martin to have a Copy of the Petition.