DIE Mercurii, videlicet, 26 die Maii.
Sir David Fowlis's Cause.
Ordered, That Sir David Fowlis's Cause be heard
on Friday next, in the Afternoon.
Sir Walter Norton's Cause.
Lords Committees appointed by the House to hear
the Cause concerning Sir Walter Norton, and to report
the same to the House: videlicet,
Ds. St. John.
Their Lordships, or any Five or more of them, to
meet on Monday next, in the Afternoon; and
have Power from this House to adjourn themselves from Time to Time, as they shall see
Bembrick makes his Submission.
Phillip Bembricke was brought to the Bar, and made his
Submission and Confession here, according to a former
Order of this House, and afterwards was carried to the
Courts in Westm. Hall, to do the like there.
Clerks of the Common Pleas.
Ordered, That the Cause concerning the Clerks of
the Common Pleas shall be heard openly in this House,
at the Bar, on Tuesday come Sevennight, being the 8th
Day of June next; at which Time all the Parties and
Patentees interested therein are to be present.
L. Audley versus L. Cottington.
The Cause between the Lord Awdley and the Lord
Cottington, concerning the Manor of Founthill, was begun to be heard by Counsel on both Sides; and some
important Business intervening, the Counsel withdrew;
and it was Ordered, at the Request of the Lord Awdeleye, That, in regard of the great Affairs now in Agitation, and of the great Charge his Lordship is at, this
Cause shall stand sine die until the urgent Business now
in Hand be dispatched.
Cessation of Arms with the Scots, agreed on for Fourteen Days.
The Earl of Bristoll signified to the House, "That
the Cessation of Arms with the Scotts was near expired." Hereupon it was Ordered, That this House
doth approve and assent to the Cessation of Arms with
the Scotts for Fourteen Days longer, beginning from
the 30th Day of this Instant May, upon the same
Terms as formerly, if the Treaty last so long.
Cassier, et al. Naturalization.
Ordered, That the Committee to consider of the
Bill for Naturalizing Jo. Cassier and others, do meet
on Saturday Morning next, at Eight a Clock.
Bishop versus Tucker.
Ordered, That the Cause between Jo. Bishop and
Mr. Tucker shall be heard openly in this House, at the
Bar, on Monday Morning next, the First Cause.
The Earl of Bristoll is to make his Report this Afternoon.
Ordered, That this House sits this Afternoon.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by
Sir Edward Leech and Dr. Bennett:
Message to the H. C. to sit, P. M.
To let them know, that their Lordships will sit this
Afternoon, and to desire them to do the like.
Ordered, That the Cause concerning Sutton-Marsh
be heard on Tuesday next, in the Morning, at which
Time all Parties to attend, according to former Orders
of this House.
Order to quiet His Majesty's Possession of Lands on Hounslow-Heath.
It is Ordered, &c. That Sir Edward Spencer, Sir
Richard Wynne, Sir John Hipsely, Sir Francis Darcy, and
Auditor Povey, Justices of the County of Midd. shall,
by Virtue of this Order, quiet, or cause to be quieted,
His Majesty's Possession in the late inclosed Grounds
upon Hounslowe-Heath, adjoining to The Neather Lodges
upon the said Heath; and that special Enquiry and
Search be made, in and about the several Towns and
Hamlets near adjoining, for all such tumultuous Persons
as have, in a very riotous Manner, endeavoured the
disquieting of the said Possession, by pulling down of
the Pales of the said Inclosures; and the Persons so
found and taken to be apprehended, and brought unto
this House forthwith; to which Service the said Justices
of Peace are hereby enabled to call the Lord Lieutenant and Deputy Lieutenants of the said County, if
they shall see Cause; and lastly, it is their Lordships
Pleasure, That a Return of this Order be made into
this House, with all possible Speed; and hereof special
Care is to be taken.
Dominus Capitalis Justiciarius de Communi Banco,
Locum tenens Domini Custodis Magni Sigilli, declaravit
præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in post
meridiem hujus instantis diei, hora tertia, Dominis sic
Order about restoring Shipmoney in Cheshire.
Ordered, That Tho. Stanley, Esquire, and Richard
Brewerton, Esquire, be added to Sir Richard Willbraham, and Sir George Booth, formerly appointed by this
House to take the Account of the Sheriff of Cheshire,
what Money he received last Year for Ship-money, and
to see it restored to those particular Persons of whom it
Sir James Thynne's Petition.
Ordered, That the Petition of Sir James Thynne
shall be heard before the Lords Commitees for Petitions,
on Tuesday come Three Weeks.
L. Audley versus L. Cuttington.
Ordered, That the Cause between the Lord Awdley
and the Lord Cottington shall be heard on the Tuesday
next after the Term.
Treaty with the Scots.
The Earl of Bristoll acquainted the House with the
Scotts Commissioners Paper, touching reciprocal Supply
of Men and Arms, upon Invasion of either Kingdom,
dated 10th of April 1641.
And likewise presented to the House the Scotts Commissioners Proposition for hastening their Dispatch, and
the Votes which the House of Commons have resolved
touching the Conclusion of the Treaty between us and
the Scots; which being read, it is Ordered, That the
Lords Commissioners shall have Power from this House,
to propound and communicate to the select Committee
of the House of Commons the aforesaid Particulars, and
to draw Matters to a Conclusion, and then to report the
same to this House.
Hereupon a Message was sent to the House of Commons, by the Master of the Rolls and Sir Edward
Message to the H. C. for a Conference on this.
To let them know, that the Lords Commissioners
have met with the Scotts Commissioners, and are
now ready to meet with their select Committee, presently, in the Painted Chamber.
Answer returned was:
That the select Committee of the Commons is in the
Painted Chamber already.
Sir Robert Hamilton's Counsel.
Ordered, That Mr. Aske and Gordon shall be assigned
to be of Counsel with Sir Robert Hambleton.
After this, the select Committee of Lords went to
meet with the Committee of the House of Commons.
Petitions of the Merchants for discovering new Trades.
Upon reading the Petition of the Fellowship of English Merchants, for Discovery of new Trades; it is Ordered, That the Petitioners, and the Parties that are
petitioned against, shall attend the Lords Committees
for Petitions on Tuesday next, in the Afternoon; and
their Lordships are to settle and compose the Differences
Dominus Capitalis Justiciarius de Communi Banco, Locum tenens Domini Custodis Magni Sigilli, declaravit
præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem
Jovis, videlicet, 27m diem instantis Maii, 1641, hora nona, Dominis sic decernentibus.
Huc usque examinatur per Dominos nos,