Die Jovis, 15 Julii, 1647.
Member disabled to sit.
ACCORDING to the Order Yesterday made, the
House sell upon the Consideration of the Cases presented by divers: And, in the first Place, they proceeded
to the Consideration of the Case presented by Sir Charles
Egerton: The which was read: As likewise a Warrant
for his Commitment, signed Wil. Savile, bearing Date at
Yorke 25 Augusti 1643: And likewise the Copy of an
Instrument, tendered by a Member of the House 13 Februarii 1642, signed by Sir Charles Egerton, with divers
others, for reimbursing Monies raised, or to be raised, upon
Bond: Which, he said, if he had not signed, he was immediately to go to Prison.
Resolved, &c. That the Case delivered in to the House
by Sir Charles Egerton be referred to the Committee where
Mr. John Corbett has the Chair: And have Power to
confer with and examine the said Sir Charles Egerton
concerning any thing comprehended in the Votes of this
House, and all Circumstances upon the said Case; and
report the same to the House.
The Question being put, That this House doth declare,
That such Members of this House as have already delivered
in their particular Cases, and as shall within Four Days
present their Cases in reference to the Votes concerning
such Members as are not to sit in this House, shall not
incur any further Danger or Penalty upon any of their
Cases, other than their being suspended from the House;
The House was divided.
The Yeas went forth.
||Tellers for the Noe:
||With the Noe,
Sir Arthur Hesilrig,
||Tellers for the Yea:
|Sir John Evelyn of Wiltes,
||With the Yea.
So as the Question passed with the Affirmative.
Resolved, &c. That these Words, "other than their
being suspended from the House," shall be put out in
the former Question; and that, instead thereof, these
Words, viz. "other than their being disabled to sit as
Members of this House during this present Parliament,"
shall be added.
And then the Question, so altered, is as followeth;
Resolved, &c. That this House doth declare, That such
Members of this House as have already delivered in their
particular Cases, and as shall within Four Days present
their Cases, in reference to the Votes, concerning such
Members as are not to sit in this House, shall not incur
any further Danger or Penalty, other than their being
disabled to sit as Members of this House, during this present Parliament.
Resolved, &c. That those Members to whom Liberty
of Twenty Days was given, by former Order, to present
their Cases, and shall, according to the said Order, present
their Cases, shall incur no further Penalty upon any of their
Cases, than being disabled to sit as Members of this House
during this Parliament.
The State of the several Cases of John Doyley and
Bennett Hoskins Esquires, Sir Philip Percivall, Thomas
Cholmley and Thomas Dacres, Esquires, were all of them
this Day read: And
Ordered, That they be referred to the Committee where
Mr. John Corbett has the Chair: And the Committee has
Power to conser with, and examine the Gentlemen respectively upon their several Cases; and concerning any other
thing comprehended within the Votes whereupon their
Papers were brought in; and upon all Circumstances;
and thereupon to ascertain their several Cases; and report
the same to the House.
A Letter from Colonel General Pointes, from Pontefract Castle, of 9 Julii 1647; a Letter from the Wife
of Colonel General Pointes of 9 Julii 1647; were read;
signifying, that Colonel General Pointes was made Prisoner by his own Soldiers, and imprisoned in Pontefract
Castle; and that his Goods were seized upon, and detained
Resolved, &c. That Copies of these Letters be sent in
a Letter, signed by Mr. Speaker to the General: And
that he be desired to take essectual Course, that the said
Colonel General Pointes be forthwith enlarged, and that
the Goods belonging unto him be forthwith restored.
Ordered, That a Letter be sent from Mr. Speaker to
the Lord Mayor of Yorke; to require him to take effectual
Course, that the Goods belonging to the Colonel General
Pointes may be safely and clearly restored unto him.
Sir Wm. Strickland and Colonel Copley are appointed
to prepare these Letters.
Leave of Absence.
Ordered, That Mr. Nash, a Member of this House,
shall have Leave to go into the Country.
Northern Association, &c.
A Letter from Sir Thomas Fairefax, from Reading, of
10 Julii 1647, was read; in which were inclosed the Representations, Declaration, Petition, and Engagement of
the Soldiers of the Northern Association; and of the
Ordered, That the Business of this Letter be taken into
Consideration on Saturday Morning next, the first Business; and nothing to intervene.
Ordered, That the Reports concerning Ireland be made,
and taken into Consideration To-morrow Morning, the
first Business peremptorily; and no other Business whatsoever do intervene: And that Mr. Speaker do put the
House in mind thereof.
Ordered, That the Reports concerning the Garisons, from
the Committee of the Army, be resumed, and made Tomorrow, immediately next after the Business of Ireland.
The Question being put, That the House shall now
It passed with the Affirmative.