DIE Lunæ, videlicet, 2 die Augusti.
Byarley and Davenport's Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Settling
of the Manors and Lands in Belgrave, and for the Sale
of certain Lands, for the Payment of the Debts of
William Davenport, Esquire, deceased.
Committed to these Lords following: videlicet,
Epus. St. Asaph.
Ds. St. Johns.
Ds. Herbert de Cherbery.
Serjeant Fynch, and
Their Lordships, or any Four of them, to meet
on Wednesday next, in the Afternoon, in the
Bill to prevent Riots in the Fans in Lincolnshire.
vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the preventing of Riots, destroying of Corn and Seed, and cutting
of Banks, and pulling down Gates and Sluices, and
stopping of Drains, of certain Drained Lands, lying
between Borne and Kyme Eae, in Comitatu Lincolne.
Letter from the Lord General to be communicated to the H. C.
The Lord Chamberlain reported the Contents of a
Letter, written to him from the Lord General, concerning the Army; and this House gave him Leave to acquaint the House of Commons with it.
E. of Mulgrave's Cause about Allum Mines.
This Day the Earl of Mulgrave's Cause was reported;
and it is Ordered, That the said Cause concerning the
Allum Mines shall be re-committed to the same Lords
Committees, who are to consider further of the Business,
and make Report thereof to this House as they shall
Lord Keeper took the Protestation.
The Lord Keeper of the Great Seal of England,
Speaker of this House, took the Protestation, standing
in his Place, and subscribed it.
Order for conveying the Money to the Army.
"Whereas His Majesty's Treasure for His Army is
forthwith to pass through several Counties unto Yorke;
forasmuch as it is held fit, for the more safe Conveyance of it, the same should be guarded by Day and
Night, and watched by Night; these are therefore,
in the Name of the House of Parliament, straightly to
charge and require you, in your several Counties respectively, to appoint some able and sufficient Persons
of Quality, to aid and guard His Majesty's said
Treasure, from Time to Time, and from Place to Place,
through the several Counties; and to appoint some
like able and sufficient Men to watch and guard the
same by Night, at every Town and Place where the
same shall stay, as Occasion may require. You are
likewise to provide convenient Rooms for the Treasure,
and Lodgings for those that attend it, and Carts and
Teams for the Conveyance thereof, paying the usual
Rates; wherein you may not fail to use all possible
Care and Diligence, as you tender the high Displeasure of this House, and will answer the contrary
at your utmost Perils. For which this shall be a suffi
"Dated the 2d of August 1641.
"To all Mayors, Sheriffs, Justices of Peace, Bailiffs,
Constables, Headboroughs, and all other His
Majesty's Officers and loving Subjects, whom
it may concern to be aiding and assisting to
Wm. Harrison, and Nicholas Goulsdborough,
and others, Conductors of the said Treasure."
Paper printed in the Name of the H. C. about taking the Protestation.
It being signified to this House, That there is a printed Paper, concerning the taking of the Protestation,
lately published, in the Name of the House of Commons; it was moved, That it might be propounded at a
Conference, to know whether the House of Commons
will own the said printed Paper.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by
Justice Reeves and Justice Mallet:
Message to the H. C. for a Conference.
To desire a Conference, by a Committee of both
Ordered, That no Lord depart out of this House
before this Business of the Paper be debated.
Ordered, That the Business concerning the Aqueduct be put off until the First Week in Michaelmas Term
Answer to the Message is:
Answer from the H. C.
That the House of Commons will return an Answer,
by Messengers of their own, in convenient Time.
Further Answer from the H. C.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Pym; who was commanded to let their
Lordships know, That they lately received a Message
concerning a Conference, but there was expressed no
Ground nor Subject what the Conference should be
of; which the House of Commons conceived not to be
a Parliamentary Way: Therefore desired their Lordships to express a Ground.
Hereupon a Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Justice Reeves and Justice Mallett:
Message to the H. C. for a Conference touching the Printed Paper about the Protestation.
To desire a Conference, by a Committee of both
Houses, touching a Printed Paper concerning the Protestation.
The Answer which the House of Commons returned
That they will give a present Meeting, as desired, in
the Painted Chamber.
The Lord Privy Seal, Earl of Bathon, and the Lord
Viscount Saye & Seale, were appointed to speak at the
Conference, and to propound to the House of Commons
these Two Questions:
Questions to be put to the Commons at the Conference.
"1. Whether the Printed Paper touching the Protestation be the Votes of the House of Commons?"
"2. And whether it was printed by their Commands, as is expressed in the Paper?"
Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and
the Lords went to the Conference; which being ended,
the House was resumed; and the Lord Privy Seal reported, "That he had delivered the Printed Paper to
the House of Commons, and likewise propounded
the Two Questions to them, as he was commanded."
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Martis,
videlicet, 3m diem instantis Augusti, hora nona, Dominis