DIE Veneris, videlicet, 11 die Junii.
Bp. of London to speak with the Abp. of Cant.
The Bishop of London had Leave given him to speak
with the Archbishop of Cant. in The Tower.
Rioters against Sir John Lucas in Essex sent for.
Upon reading the Petition of Sir Jo. Lucas, Knight,
complaining of a Riot and Disorder committed about
his House and Grounds in Essex by some People of
Colchester; it is Ordered, That the principal Actors
in this Business shall be sent for, to appear before this
House as Delinquents, to answer the same; and the
Names of such Persons are to be delivered in to the
Clerk in Writing.
Judge Foster Leave to be absent.
Ordered, That Mr. Justice Foster have Leave to be
absent for Four or Five Days.
Examination concerning Fowlis and Layton.
Ordered, That the Petition and Cause of Henry
Fowlis, Esquire, and Sir Tho. Layton, Knight, shall be
heard on Thursday the 11th of November 1641, before the
Lords Committees for Sir Peirce Crosebie's Cause; and that,
in the Interim, for the Preservation of the Depositions
of the Witnesses in Case they shall die before the Cause
comes to hearing, the Witnesses now in Town do deliver in upon Oath their Testimonies in Writing, subscribed with their Hand Writing, in the Presence of the
Clerk of the Parliament, and to be kept by him sealed
up against the said Day of Hearing; but it is the Intent of this House, That, if any of the Witnesses shall
be living, and able to appear, (fn. *) they shall attend at the
Time of the said Cause, and deliver in their Testimony
Report and Reference about Sir Ralph Dutton and Jo. Dutton, concerning pressing Soldiers, etc. in Gloucestershire.
Upon Report made by the Lords Committees
for Petitions, "That, upon the Return of the Commission granted into the County of Glocestershire,
for Examination of Abuses committed in that County,
in pressing Soldiers, and afterwards in releasing them
again for Monies; and likewise for raising Monies
for Coat and Conduct Monies, whereby the Country
was much oppressed, and the King's Service much
dishonoured; it doth appear, that Sir Ralph Dutton,
one of the Deputy Lieutenants of that County, and
Three of his Men, with divers others, have unjustly
taxed and received divers Sums of Monies, of several Persons in the said Counties, contrary to all
Law and Justice, under Pretence of Coat and Conduct Money, and pressing of Soldiers for his Majesty's Service; but converted the same, or the most
Part thereof, to their own Use, to the great Discontent and Charge of that Country; for which Sir
Ralph Dutton is willing to make what Satisfaction
and Submission their Lordships shall think fit." Hereupon it was Ordered, That the Lord Chamberlain,
the Earl of Warwicke, the Lord Viscount Saye and Seale,
and the Lord Bishop of Lincolne, are hereby authorized, with full Power and Authority from the House,
to call before them the said Sir Ralph Dutton and his
Servants, and all the rest whom it concerns, and consider what Submission is to be made for these Misdemeanours, and what Satisfaction is to be given to the
County for the Wrong they have sustained herein; and
to make such final Order in this Cause as they shall
Ordered, That the Examinations in the Commissions which concern John Dutton, Esquire, are to be
transmitted from this House to the House of Commons,
he being a Member of that House.
Judge Crawley Leave to be absent.
Ordered, That Justice Crawley hath Leave to go
into the Country, and to return on Wednesday next.
High Commission Court.
vice lecta est Billa, An Act for Repeal of
a Branch of a Statute, made 1° Eliz. concerning Commissioners for Causes Ecclesiastical.
Abolishing the Star-chamber.
vice lecta est Billa, An Act for regulating
the Privy Council, and taking away the Star-chamber.
Bill against Recustants.
vice lecta est Billa, An Act to prevent the
Dangers that may happen by Romish Recusants.
Hawes versus Kilvart and Carvizall, concerning a Ship of his taken by the Spaniards.
This Day the Counsel of Joseph Hawes was heard,
concerning a Ship of his, which was taken by the
Spanish Fleet near America, in Lieu whereof the said
Hawes took a Ship of Spanish Goods, and brought her
into England, and proceeded here in a due Course of
Law, for his Satisfaction; and Bail was put in by George
Kilvart and Ferdinando Carvisal, who were Bail here
for the Spaniards; but, on a sudden, the Ship with the
Goods, prized at Eight Thousand Four Hundred Pounds,
was released and sent away into Spaine. Thereupon
the said Joseph Hawes sues for Reparation from the Bail.
The Counsel of Hawes having done; it is Ordered,
That the Counsel of Kilvart and Carvizall shall be heard
on Thursday next, at this Bar, at Nine a Clock in the
Morning, why they shall not be liable to make good
the Losses of Joseph Hawes, which he sustains by taking
of the said Ship; and further, Sir Henry Martyn is to
attend, with his Counsel, at the Time aforesaid, to
make Defence to such Matters in this Business as concern himself.
E. of Mulgrave's Bill.
Ordered, That the Earl of Mulgrave's Cause shall
be heard on Wednesday next, in the Afternoon; and
that the King's Attorney have Notice to be there present on His Majesty's Behalf.
Ordered, That the Lord Chamberlain be added
to the Committee for Petitions.
Dominus Capitalis Justiciarius de Communi Banco,
Locum tenens Domini Custodis Magni Sigilli, declaravit
præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem
Sabbati, videlicet, 12m diem instantis Junii, hora 9a,
Dominis sic decernentibus.