Die Lunæ, videlicet, 11 die Januarii.
Making Arms more serviceable.
vice lecta est Billa, An Act for making the
Arms of the Kingdom more serviceable.
Sir George Ratcliff to be kept safe.
According to an Order of this House of the 9th of
January 1640; Mr. Weekes, Chief Keeper of the Prison of The Gatehouse, appeared, and received Command from the House to take Care for the safe Keeping
of Sir George Ratcliffe, Knight.
E. Newport versus Faucet.
Ordered, That the Earl of Newport's Cause is put
off until Wednesday Morning next; and Mr. Faucet, in
the mean (fn. *) Time, to continue upon Security.
Witnesses sworn in E. Strafford's Cause.
Witnesses sworn in the Cause of the Earl of Strafford:
E. of Cleveland.
E. of Troquair.
Jo. Hoge, Esquire.
Robert Kennedy, Esquire.
And all received from the House an Injunction for
Secrecy, as former Witnesses have had.
Witnesses sworn in the E. Strafford and Sir George Ratcliffe's Causes.
Lord Primate of Armagh was sworn in the Cause of
the Earl of Strafford and Sir George Ratcliffe, Knight;
and received an Injunction for Secrecy.
Commission for swearing the E. of Morton.
Memorandum, This Day was read the Commission for
taking of the Oath of the Earl of Morton, in the Cause
of the Earl of Strafford and Sir George Ratcliffe, Knight;
which was approved, and thought fit to be subscribed
thus, per Regem in Parliamento.
vice lecta est Billa, An Act for better Maintenance of Hospitals, etc. and committed to these Lords
L. Privy Seal.
L. Viscount Campden.
L. Bp. Durham.
L. Bp. Winton.
Mr. Justice Foster and
Mr. Serjeant Glanvile,
|. Bp. Chester.
L. Bp. Lincolne.
L. Bp. Sarum.
L. Bp. Exon.
L. Bp. Landaph.
Ds. Willoughby de Earseby.
Ds. Herbert de Cherb.
Their Lordships, or any Seven of them, to meet
on Saturday in the Afternoon, at Two o'Clock,
in the Painted Chamber.
Bill to be considered of concerning buying Places of Judicature, receiving Pensions from, Foreign States etc.
Ordered, That these Lords following shall consider
whether it be fit to draw and prepare a Bill to make it
Felony for any that give Money for obtaining of any
Places of Judicature, or Ecclesiastical Preferment, directly or indirectly, and High Treason for those that
shall receive any Pension from any Foreign Prince or
States. Likewise to consider of Judges holding their
Places durante beneplacito.
L. Privy Seal.
L. Viscount Say & Seale.
Mr. Serjeant Ayloff,
Mr. Serjeant Whitfeild,
Ds. Willoughby de Earesby.
Ds. Willoughby de Parham.
Their Lordships, or any Seven of them, to meet on
Wednesday next, at Two a Clock in the Afternoon, in the Painted Chamber.
Dominus Capitalis Justiciarius de Communi Banco,
Locum tenens Domini Magni Sigilli, declaravit præsens
Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Martis,
videlicet, 12m diem instantis Januarii, hora nona, Dominis sic decernentibus.