DIE Veneris, videlicet, 18 die Junii.
Bill of Tonnage and Poundage.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Tho. Barrington, Baronet, who presented
a Bill from the House of Commons, intituled, "A Subsidy granted to the King of Tonnage, Poundage, and
other Sums of Money, payable upon Merchandize
exported and imported."
This Bill was presently 1a
The House was this Day called, and these Lords were
The House called.
Lord Boteler, excused.
Dominus Harvie, excused.
Dominus Lovelace, excused.
Dominus Fauconbridge, excused.
Dominus Craven, excused.
Dominus Mountague, Leave to be absent.
Dominus Arundle de Warder.
Dominus North, excused, Leave to be absent.
Dominus Willoughby de Parham, excused, Leave to be absent.
Dominus Euers, Proxy.
Dominus Cromewell, extra Regnum.
Dominus Windsor, Proxy.
Dominus Vaux, extra Regnum.
Dominus Dudley, Proxy.
Dominus Morley, Proxy.
Dominus Barckley, a Proxy.
Dominus Willoughby de Earseby, Leave to be absent, excused.
Dominus Strange, Leave to be absent, excused.
Dominus Abergavenny, a Proxy.
Episcopus Chichester, attending the Prince, excused.
Episcopus Co. et Litchfeild, Leave to be absent, excused.
Episcopus Worcester, Proxy.
Lord Viscount de Stafford, Leave to be absent, excused.
Lord Viscount Campden, Leave to be absent.
Lord Viscount Conway.
Lord Viscount Purbecke, Leave to be absent, excused.
Lord Viscount Mountague, Leave to be absent, excused.
Comes Chesterfeild, a Proxy.
Comes Kingston, a Proxy.
Comes Newcastle, attending the Prince, excused.
Comes Marleborough, extra regnum.
Comes Mulgrave, a Proxy.
Comes Westm'land, excused.
Comes Clare, excused, being sick.
Comes Bridgewater, a Proxy.
Comes Exeter, a Proxy.
Comes Lincolne, a Proxy.
Comes Sussex, a Proxy.
Comes Cumberland, Leave to be absent, excused.
Comes Rutland, Leave to be absent, excused.
Comes Worcester, a Proxy.
Comes Kente, a Proxy.
Comes Shrewsbury, a Proxy.
Comes Marshal, excused, being sick.
Lord High Chamberlain.
Marquis of Winchester.
Lord Keeper, excused, being sick.
L. Audley versus L. Cottington.
Upon Hearing of the Cause several Days in open House
at the Bar, upon the Petition of the Right Honourable
the Lord Awdley, Plaintiff, against the Right Honourable the Lord Cottington, Defendant, concerning the Manors of Funthill and Hatch, and other Lands in the
County of Wilts, for which the Lord Awdley desired Relief from this House against the said Lord Cottington,
notwithstanding any former Assurance made unto him
the said Lord Cottington by or from the said Lord Awdley: Forasmuch as the said Lord Cottington made it appear to the House, by Proofs, that he had an absolute
and perfect Assurance made, upon valuable and good
Considerations, and Monies paid, according to Agreements, without any Practice or Fraud, and gave Answer
to all the several Equities pressed in this Cause; and
that there was no Cause at all to give the Lord Awdley
any Relief. After which, the House having appointed
this Day particularly for the debating, discussing, and
due Consideration of the said Cause, and after long and
deliberate Consideration had of the whole Matter by
this House; it is Resolved by the Lords in Parliament,
upon the Question, for the Reasons aforesaid, That the
said Cause shall be dismissed out of this House.
Attornies of the Starchamber's Petition.
Ordered, That the Petition of the Attornies of the
Star-chamber are to be considered of on Monday next,
when the Bill concerning the Star-chamber is to be debated.
Depredations by the French, &c.
After this, the House took into Consideration the
Loss which some of our Nation have sustained by the
Dunkerkers and the French, by taking Ships.
The Petition of Jo. Allen was read, who hath lost
the Value of Seven Hundred and Fifty Pounds by the
And the Petition of Devereux Wiatt was read, who
hath lost by the Dunkerkers a Thousand Pounds Value.
Then Sir Balth. Gerbier was called in, to give an Account of what Solicitations he hath made concerning
those Ships that have been taken by the Dunkerkers from
the English, and what Answers he hath received; and
related how those Persons that followed this Business
have been publicly affronted, and threatened to be pistoled.
Ordered, That Sir Balth. Gerbier do bring in a
Particular of as many Persons as he knows that have
suffered in this Kind.
Ordered, That Doctor Eden be desired to give an
Account to this House, what passed between him and the
Judge of the Admiralty of Dunkerke, and bring in the
Particulars on Thursday next.
Ordered, That this House will debate the Business
of the Depredations on Thursday Morning next; and
to consider how to prevent the taking of our Ships; and
all Particulars from Spaine, France, Dunkerke, and from
all other Places, are to be brought in, and to be considered of.
Committee to receive the Aqueduct Money for the Use of the Fens.
The House being acquainted, "That Mr. Attorney
General had taken Order, that between Five and Six
Thousand Pounds, Part of the Ten Thousand of the
Aqueduct Money, which was to be received and employed in and about the Fens in Linconshire, Cambridgeshire, &c. was ready to be paid in;" it is Ordered, by the Lords in Parliament, That the Earls of
Bath, Bedford, and the Lord Pagett, or any Two of
them, shall have Power, by virtue of this Order, to receive the said Monies, as they shall be returned in by
several Parties, to the Use abovesaid.
Dominus Capitalis Justiciarius de Communi Banco, Locum tenens Domini Custodis Magni Sigilli, declaravit
præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem
Sabbati, videlicet, 19m diem instantis Junii, 1641, hora
nona, Dominis sic decernentibus.
Huc usque examinatur per Dominos nos,