Die Lunæ, 25 Oct. 1641.
THE humble Petition of the Parishioners of St. Giles,
Cripplegate, London, was read; and avowed by
John Smyth and Pate Brackston:
And it is Ordered, That Timothy Hutton, and one Mr.
Fletcher, be summoned to appear here To-morrow at Nine
of Clock, to shew their Reason, why they do not admit
Mr. Sedgwick to be a Lecturer there, according to a former Order of this House, of the 8th of September.
Ordered, That the House take into Consideration, on
Thursday next, in what State the whole Business of the
Ordered, That, on Monday next at Ten of Clock, the
Bill of Subsidies for the Clergy shall be read.
Disbanding the Army.
A Letter from the Committees in Scotland, directed
to Mr. Pym, of the Eighteenth of Oct. was this Day
read: And likewise a Paper, that was by the Committees
presented to the Parliament in Scotland, concerning the
Disbanding their Army: And likewise a Proclamation
of the Fourteenth of October.
Ordered, That Mr. Wheeler shall pay Twenty Pounds,
towards the discharging of the Expences of the Messenger, that was sent to Edinborough on Friday last.
Mr. Wheeler, Sir Ro. Pye, Mr. Glyn, Mr. Bell, Sir
Gilbert Gerrard, Sir John Hippisley, and Sir John
Francklyn, are to consider what Monies are fit to be issued,
for a convenient Place for the Guards of Mid. and Westminster to stand dry in, and for Powder and Bullet for
them, and for the Furnishing them therewith.
Sir J. Barkeley.
Ordered, That the Constable of the Tower, or the
Lieutenant, or Deputy Lieutenant, of the same, do bring
in safe Custody Sir John Barkeley Knight, before the
Committee, this Afternoon at Two of the Clock.
And it is further Ordered, That the said Sir John
Barkeley may be examined by the Lords, if they desire it,
touching some Speeches against the Earl of Northumberland.
Goodman, a Priest.
A Letter from Mr. John Goodman a Priest, now a Prisoner in Newgate, of the Two-and-twentieth of October,
directed to Mr. Speaker; and a Petition from him, inclosed; was likewise read: And the House will first inform themselves, what his Majesty's Answer was, touching
that Business, before they resolve any thing upon it.
Merchants, &c. Petition.
The humble Petition of divers Merchants trading to
Holland, Flanders, and other Places, whose Names are
subscribed; and of Tho. White Master of the Packet-boat....: And Mr. Alderman Penington and Mr.
Spurstow are desired to speak with Mr. Witherings the
Postmaster about it; and to accommodate the Business
with him, if they can; or otherwise, to report his Answer
to the House.
Proceedings against Judge Berkeley.
Mr. Hide is to go to the Lords, with this Message;
To take notice of their Lordships Message, sent on
Saturday last, touching their Lordships Intention to
proceed against Judge Barkley on Tuesday come Seven-night; and to know of their Lordships, what Proceedings
they have made in that Business, since the Charge
went up, that this House may provide themselves accordingly.
Ordered, That the Report concerning the Protections
shall be made To-morrow Morning.
Ordered, That Mr. Whistler, Mr. Glyn, and Mr.
White, shall take a Review of the Votes concerning
Londonderry; and prepare that Business to be transmitted
to the Lords.
Members Proceedings in Parliament.
Ordered, That on Friday at Ten of Clock, the House
shall be resolved into a Committee, to consider of the
Bill for the Members of the House better discharging of
Charge against Abp. of Canterbury.
That the Committee for the Lord of Cant' shall proceed with all convenient Speed, in preparing and bringing in the Proofs of the Charge against him.
Resolved, upon the Question, That this House holds
it fit, that the Order made by the Lord General, concerning the Horses of the Troops, be confirmed.
Resolved, upon the Question, That the Order of the
Lord General, concerning the Troopers being at the
Charge of the Powder and Shot used at the Time of
their Exercise, be confirmed.
Mr. Pym, Mr. Martyn, Sir Jo. Hotham, Sir Hugh
Cholmley, Mr. Sutton, Sir Wm. Lewes, Capt. Rainesbrough, Sir Wm. Pennyman;
This Committee is presently to take into Consideration
such of the particular Complaints of the Troops as they
shall think fit, concerning the Captains detaining the
Conduct-money, pretended to be due unto the Soldiers;
and to present the same, and such other Matter, to the
House, as they shall think fit.
Ordered, That a Conference be desired with the Lords,
concerning Letters lately received from the Committee in
Scotland; and Letters lately sent unto them; and concerning some Complaints of the Troops.
Sir Wm. Lewes is to go up with this Message to the
Lords; and Mr. Pym to manage the Conference.
Ordered, That another Head of this Conference shall
be, to desire the Lords to confirm the Order of both the
Committees during the Recess, concerning the Soldiers
to depart the Town.
Innovations in the Church.
Ordered, That, on Wednesday come Sevennight, the
House do take into Consideration the Breach of the
Order of this House, made 9° Sept. 1641, concerning
Account of Poll-money.
Ordered, That the Citizens and Burgesses that serve
for the City of London, do present unto this House, from
the Treasurers and Commissioners for Poll-money, a true
Account of the State of the Money in their Hands.
Time of Meeting, &c.
Ordered, That the House do meet every Morning at
Ten a Clock, and continue sitting till Three a Clock,
notwithstanding the former Order.
State of the Kingdom.
Ordered, That the Declaration, concerning the State of
the Kingdom, be presented to the House on Friday next.
Call of the House.
Ordered, That the House be called on Friday come
Sevennight: And that such Members as are then absent shall undergo such Fine, and further Displeasure of
the House, as shall be imposed upon them for their
Sir Wm. Lewes brings Answer, that the Lords will
give a present Meeting, in the Painted Chamber.
Ordered, That the Justices of Peace for the Cities of
London and Westminster, and County of Mid. be desired,
from this House, to see the Ordinance, made by both
Houses, touching Houses infected with the Plague, be
strictly put in Execution.