Die Lunæ, 4 Maii, 16 Car. Regis, 1640.
Answer to the King.
MR. Treasurer gives a Report, of what he was intreated by this House; "We acquainted his
Majesty, that you had spent from Ten a Clock till six at
Night, in Debating of the great Business of Supply, and
taking the Message into Consideration; and upon the
Opening thereof, presently resolved themselves into a Committee; and acquainted him with no more Particulars,
but that the Weight of the Business was such, that the
House having spent the whole day, resolved upon this
Order now read; and that you had commanded us to
deliver thus much from the House to his Majesty."
His Majesty's Answer to the Message, sent from this
House by Mr. Treasurer, Mr. Comptroller, Mr. Secretary
* * * *
Messages to be considered.
Ordered, The House to resolve into a Committee, to
take his Majesty's Message on Saturday, and this To-day,
The Serjeant sent to the several Bars, to require the
Lawyers, that are Members of this House, to come to the
Service of the House.
King's Message considered.
Mr. Lentall to have the Chair at this Committee.
Mr. Speaker reassumed the Chair.
Mr. Lentall reported, That the Committee had spent
the whole Day in the Debate of preparing an Answer to
his Majesty's Message, but could not effect it; therefore
they do desire it may have an Adjournment till To-
morrow Morning at Eight of Clock.
Ordered, This Grand Committee, having spent all this
Day in preparing an Answer to his Majesty's Message, and
could not effect it, therefore this Debate should be deferred, to begin To-morrow Morning Eight of Clock.
Mr. Treasurer, Mr. Comptroller, Mr. Secretary Winde
bank to be intreated to acquaint his Majesty with this Order.