DIE Martis, videlicet, 18 die Maii.
Book of Acts of the Church of Durham to be brought, and Mr. Smart to see it.
The House being informed, That the Book of Acts
of the Dean and Chapter of Durham is found; it is
Ordered, That the said Book of Acts be delivered
into the Custody of the Clerk of the Parliament, in
whose Presence Mr. Smart is to have Liberty to peruse
the same, and to have Copies of those Things which
he shall desire concerning the Business now depending in
Brett versus Eldred.
Upon reading the Petition of Alexander Brett, against
Walter Eldred and others, it is Ordered to be referred
to the Committee for Petitions; and the Parties on both
Sides to attend their Lordships.
Suppressing Turkish Pirates.
vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the suppressing and destroying Turkish Pirates and Moors.
Committed to the
E. of Rutland.
E. of Bedford.
E. of Northampton.
E. of March.
E. of Bristoll.
E. of Clare.
E. of Danby.
Bp. of Chester.
Bp. of Lincolne.
Bp. of Co. & Litchfeild.
Bp. of Exon.
Mr. Justice Crawley,
Mr. Baron Weston,
|Bp. of Carlile.
Bp. of Bristoll.
Bp. of Roffen.
Ds. St. Johns.
Ds. Howard de Charleton.
Their Lordships, or any Five of them or more,
are to meet on Thursday, the 25th of May 1641,
at Two in the Afternoon, in the Prince's Lodgings; and the Governour of the Turkish Merchants, and some of that Company, are to have
Notice of it; who shall be heard what they can
say concerning this Bill.
Ordered, That the Earl of Rutland and the Lord
Seymour be added to all the Standing Committees.
Casher & al. Naturalization Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, An Act for Naturalizing
of John Casher, Abraham Hoegarden, and Jacob Watcher,
Committed to these Lords: videlicet,
Epus. Ba. & Wells.
Ds. Grey de Warke.
Mr. Justice Crawly to attend.
Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet on
Wednesday the 26th of this Instant May, at Eight
a Clock in the Morning, in the Little Committee
Order to prevent the Tumult of People here.
Ordered, That, if the People do assemble here in
any tumultuous Manner, this House will take Order to
suppress them, or adjourn the House until it be done.
Earl of Cleveland's Bill.
Ordered, That the Committee appointed for the
Earl of Cleveland's Bill shall have Power to adjourn
themselves from Time to Time, as often as the Business
Ordered, That the Committee for Privileges do
consider of the making some Orders for keeping better
Order in this House.
Ordered, That the Lord Chief Justice of the Common Pleas is added as Assistant to the Committee for the
Draining of the Fens.
The King to be moved, for a Proclamation to publish the Bill for pressing Mariners.
Ordered, That the Lord Admiral and the Earl of
Bristoll do move His Majesty from this House, "That
a Proclamation may be issued forth, to give Notice
into all Parts of this Kingdom, and publish the Bill
lately passed for the pressing of Mariners for His Majesty's Navy."
Dominus Capitalis Justiciarius de Communi Banco,
Locum tenens Domini Custodis Magni Sigilli, declaravit
præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem
Mercurii, videlicet, 19m diem instantis Maii, hora 9a,
Dominis sic decernentibus.