Die Sabbati, 10; April', post meridiem, 1641.
2da vice lecta AN Act for the better Regulating of the
est Billa, Profits of the Two Parts of Recuants Lands, liable to Seizure for their Recusancy;
upon Question, committed unto the Committee for the
Bill intituled, An Act to restrain Bishops, and others in
Holy Orders, from intermeddling with Secular Affairs.
Publication of Proceedings.
Ordered, That the Matter concerning the Printing of
the Lord Falkland's Speech be referred to the Committee
appointed to consider of the Printing of Mr. Solicitor's
Speech: And that Committee is to meet on Wednesday
next at Two of Clock, in the Treasury-chamber.
Observing the Sabbath.
Ordered, That the Aldermen and Citizens, that serve
for the City of London, shall intimate unto the Lord
Mayor, from this House, that the Statutes for the due
Observing of the Sabbath be put in Execution: And that
the like intimation, from this House, be made to the
Justices of Peace in all the Counties of England and
Wales: And the Knights of the Shire for the several
Counties are to take care that Copies of this Order
be accordingly sent to the Justices of Peace in the several
Ordered, That the Doors be shut, and the Key brought
up; and that none go forth without Leave.
Proceedings against Earl of Straford.
Mr. Glyn reports, from the Committee for the Earl of
Straford, some Grounds concerning the farther Evidence
that was offered by the Committee, to corroborate the
Evidence upon the latter Part of the Three-and-twentieth
Article; and thereupon Sir H. Vane the younger, and
Mr. Pimme, are enjoined, by this House, to declare their
whole Knowledge concerning the Matters, contained in
the Three-and-twentieth Article, against the Earl of
Straford; and how, and by what Means, they came to
the Knowledge thereof: Which when
they had done, (a) a Paper was
produced by Mr. Pimme, and so
much of it read by him as concerned
the Earl of Straford: And then it was ordered, upon the
Question, that That Paper, whereof Mr. Pimme had now
read part, shall be all of it read. So it was. And, Notice being given of a Message from the Lords, it was
ordered, that all the Members keep their Seats; and
go not out of the House without Leave.-
(a) That Paper was a
Copy of Notes, taken at a
Giunto of the Privy Council,
for the Scotch Affairs, about
the Fifth of May last.
Cessation of Arms with Scotland.
A Message from the Lords, by J. Foster and J.
The Lords desire a Conference, by a Committee of
both Houses, presently, in the Painted Chamber, if it
may stand with the Conveniency of this House, touching
the Cessation of Arms.
Answer returned by the same Messengers; that this
House has taken their Lordship's Message into Consideration; that they are now in Debate of a great Business;
and will, in convenient Time, send Answer by Messengers of their own.-
Mr. Treasurer is enjoined, by this House, to answer,
whether he did take any Notes, to the Effect of those
Notes, that have been now here read; at what Time, and
upon what Occasion. * * * *
Cessation of Arms with Scotland.
Sir Edw. Hungerford is appointed to go up to the
Lords with this Answer to their Lordship's Message,
concerning a Cessation; that this House will give their
Lordships a Meeting, by a Committee of the whole
House, presently, in the Painted Chamber, as is desired.
Sir Edw. Hungerford brings Answer; that the Lords
are now ready, and expect the Committee of this House.
Mr. Treasurer, Mr. Fines, Mr. Hollis, Sir Jo. Colpeper, Mr. Pierrepoint, Sir Tho. Barrington, are appointed Reporters of this Conference.
Resolved, upon the Question, That this House does
approve of the Continuance of a Cessation of Arms
between the Two Kingdoms for a Month longer, from
the 16th of this instant Month of April, upon the same
Terms it was formerly agreed upon, in case the Treaty
shall so long continue.
Mr. Pierrepoint carried up to the Lords this Resolution of the House of Commons.
Attainder of Earl of Straford.
Resolved, upon the Question, That the Bill for the
Attainder of Tho. Earl of Straford of High Treason,
shall be now read.
vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Attainder of
Thomas Earl of Straford of High Treason.
Trial of Earl of Straford.
Ordered, That the Committee, appointed to manage
the Evidence at the Trial of the Earl of Straford, do
meet at their usual Place on Monday Morning at Seven
of Clock: and that the House resume the Consideration
of the Proceedings against the Earl of Straford on Monday Morning at * of Clock.