Die Lunæ, 28 Junii, 1641.
THAT the Consideration of the Printing the Speech
that goes under Sir John Holland's Name, be referred to the Committee for Printing, where Sir Edward
Deering has the Chair.
Resolved, upon the Question, That the same Order that
was made for the County of Yorke, concerning the
Perfecting of the Accounts for the Money due to the
Inhabitants of Yorkshire, for the Billet of Soldiers, for the
Counties of Nottingham and Lincolnshire.
That the Committee for the Bill of Rachdall do meet
on Wednesday next at Two post meridiem, in the Duchy-court :And that the Knights and Burgesses of Lancashire
be added to that Committee.
2da vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Naturalizing of
Mr. William Blachford; and, upon Question, committed
unto the Committee for De Visher and Heren.
Bristoll Commrs of Subsidies.
Whereas, in the Act for granting the Two last Subsidies, Commissioners for the Town of Bristoll were omitted to be named; whereupon there is no Direction to the
Clerk of the Petty Bag to issue forth a Commission, to
Commissioners for the said Town, to assess the Payment
of their proportionable Part of the said Two Subsidies:
It is therefore this Day Ordered, That the Lord Keeper
be desired, from the House, to issue forth a Commission,
under the Great Seal of England, directed to John Taylor
Mayor, Robert Goring, John Tomlinson, Andrew Charleton, Richard Holworthie, Wm. Jones, Ezekiel Wallyes,
George Knight, and John Locke, Esquires.
The humble Petition of Sir William Savile Baronet was
this Day read.
Resolved, upon the Question, That Sir Wm. Savile,
To-morrow Morning at Nine of Clock, shall be brought
hither to the Bar, to receive his Discharge from any further Imprisonment: And Mr. Speaker is ordered to award
his Warrant to the Lieutenant of the Tower to the same
Ordered, That the Printing of a Report made by Mr.
Fines, be referred to the Consideration of the Committee
for printing, where Sir Edward Deering has the Chair:
And That Committee is required to use their best Diligence in inquiring, by what means this came to the Press;
and who printed it: And they are likewise required to
make a speedy Report of this Business.
Provision of Monies.
Mr. Hide reports the Bill for the speedy Provision of
Monies for disbanding the Armies, and settling the Peace
between the two Kingdoms; with the Additions, Amendments, and Provisoes: The which Additions, &c. were
all twice read, and reported by Mr. Speaker; and, upon
the Question, the Bill was ordered to be ingrossed.
Conference with Lords.
A Message, by Serjeant Glanville and Dr. Bennett;
Conference with Lords.
The Lords have sent down to signify to this House,
that, according to the Desire of this House, they have
appointed a Committee of Twenty-four of their House,
to meet with a proportionable Number of this House, to
treat and confer about those Ten Propositions, brought
up by Mr. Pym, a Member of this House: And they
desire the Committees may meet this Afternoon, at Four
of Clock, in the Painted Chamber.
Answer returned by the same Messengers;
This House will give a Meeting, by a proportionable
Number, as is desired.
Sir Hen. Vane, Sir John Evelyn, Sir Edm. Montfort,
Sir Symonds D'Ewes, Sir Christopher Yelverton, Sir Walter
Erle, Mr. Glyn, Mr. Pym, Mr. Fines, Mr. Hollis, Mr.
Hampden, Sir Philip Stapleton, Mr. Strode, Sir Gilbert
Gerrard, Sir Robert Harley, Mr. White, Sir Jo. Colpepper,
Sir Ben. Rudyard, Mr. Hide, Lord Falkland, Sir John
Hotham, Mr. Peirpoint, Mr. Selden, Sir Guy Palmes,
Lord Fairfax, * Edm. Fowell, * Edw. Roldney, Mr. Carew, Sir Ja. Strangewayes, Sir Thomas Barrington, Sir
John * Sir Sam. Rolle, Mr. Crew, Mr. Martin, Mr.
Morley, Mr. Arthur Goodwin, Sir Tho. Hutchinson, Sir
Hen. Mildmay, * Hatcher, Sir Jo. Clotworthy, Sir Arthur
Haslerigg, Mr. Prideaux, Mr. Bellassis, Sir Beauch. St.
John, Sir James Thynne, Lord Graye, Mr. Greene, Sir
Wm. Widdrington, Mr. Sutton;
This Committee is to meet with a Committee of the
Lords, at a Conference, this Afternoon, at Four of Clock,
in the Painted Chamber; to confer about the Ten Propositions, delivered at a Conference on Thursday last by
Proceedings concerning the Plot.
Resolved, upon the Question, That Mr. Selden, Mr.
Maynard, Mr. Glyn, and Mr. Hill, shall be added to the
Committee of Seven; to consider of the Matter of Fact,
as it lies proved, concerning the Conspiracy lately discovered; and to prepare Heads for several Charges against
such Persons, as shall be found Delinquents in that Conspiracy; and to present them to this House to consider of.
Bishop of Canterbury.
Mr. Pym, according to an Order on Saturday last, went
up with a Message to the Lords, concerning the Examination of Witnesses in the Business of the Charge against
the Bishop of Canterbury.
Resolved, upon the Question, That the Clause in the
Bill for the speedy Provision of Monies, &c. concerning
Noblemens eldest Sons, shall stand in the Bill, as now it is.
Resolved, &c. That the City of Carlisle shall be inserted
into the Proviso, in which York and Hull are exempted:
That the several Rates, charged upon the several Officers in the Bill aforesaid, shall standas theyare nowcharged.
- Proviso for charging the Bishops to as high a Rate
as they were charged with, for the Payment of one intire
Subsidy, upon the Grant of the last Subsidies.
Resolved, upon the Question, That the Rate set upon
these that pay the Poll shall stand as now it is set.
Resolved, upon the Question, That Sir John Colpepper,
Mr. Glyn, and Mr. Wheeler, shall forthwith retire into
the Committee-chamber, to draw a Proviso for charging
the Bishops, in the Bill for speedy Provision of Monies
&c. to pay Two Tenths.
Resolved, &c. That the Cinque Ports shall be charged
in this Bill:
That they that can dispend Fifty Pounds per Annum,
and so upwards to an Hundred, shall be raised to Forty
Shillings; whereas now they are rated but Twenty Shillings.
Leave of Absence.
Mr. Napier has Leave to go into the Country.
House to meet.
That the House meet this Afternoon at Three of Clock.
University Col. Oxon.
vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Establishing of
the Fellows and Scholars of the Foundation of Sir Simon
Bennett Baronet, in the Hall of Oxon, commonly called
The House Declares, That so soon as the House sits,
and that the Serjeant comes to any Committee, then sitting, to signify unto them, that the House is sitting, that
the Chairman shall immediately come away.
Bp. of Bath and Wells.
That the Committee for the Bishop of Bath and Wells
do sit To-morrow post meridiem at Two of Clock, in the
Mr. Maynard is added to the Committee for Considering of the Message from the Lords, touching the Transmission of Mr. Smart's Business: And are to meet on
Wednesday next at Two post Meridiem, in the Court of
The Petition of some of the Governors, Masters, and
Fellows, of the University of Oxon:
Ordered, That the same Order that was made, concerning Subscription to Canons, for the University of Cambridge, shall be made for the University of Oxon: And
the House doth further declare, that neither of the Universities shall be subject to the Injunction of doing Reverence to the Communion-table, either in the Church
of St. Mary's, in either of the Universities, or in any
Church or Chapel belonging to any College or Hall,
within either of the Universities; by which they understand Bowing and Congeeing unto it, and Offering at it.
The humble Petition of the Protestant Reformed Officers of his Majesty's Army was this Day read; and referred unto the Committee for the King's Army, where Sir
John Hotham has the Chair; to consider how the State
of the Business stands; and to report it to the House.
Mr. Prideaux reports the Bill of Star-chamber, returned from the Lords at a Conference by a select Committee of both Houses.
Resolved, upon the Question, instead of the Word
" henceforth," shall be inserted, " after the First Day of
August," in all the Three Places.
The Amendments, and Additions, and Provisoes, were
all twice read; and committed unto Mr. Selden, Mr. Prideaux, Mr. Maynard, Sir Tho. Widdrington, Mr. Glyn,
Mr. Hill, Mr. Perd, Mr. Cage, Mr. Rigby, Serjeant
Wilde, Sir John Colpepper, Mr. Bagshawe, Mr. Pierpoint,
Mr. Pelham, Sir Robert Harley: And are to meet this
Afternoon, at Six of Clock, in the Court of Wards.
High Commission Court.
Mr. Glyn reports the Bill concerning the High Commission Court, returned from the Lords at a Conference on
Saturday last by a select Committee of both Houses, with
the Additions and Proviso from the Lords: the which Additions and Proviso were twice read; and, upon Question,
committed unto the Committee above named, for the Additions, Provisoes, &c. as to the Bill for the Star-chamber.
Wales Court of Marches.
vice lecta est Billa, An Act concerning the exempting the four Shires of Hereford, &c. from the jurisdiction of the Court of the President and Council of the
Marches of Wales.
Ordered, That the Committee of Forty-eight shall
have Power to meet so often, and at all such Times as
they shall think fit, without any Adjournment from time
Ordered, That the Report concerning the Judges
shall be made To-morrow in the Afternoon.
Sir J. Thynne, &c.
That the Business concerning Sir James Thynne and
Mr. Henry Frederick Thynne shall be taken into Consideration on Thursday Morning next.
That the Committee for the Bill for Abolishing of Superstition be revived; to sit on Friday next, in the Court
Leave of Absence.
Sir Robert Howard has Leave to go into the Country.
Mr. Moore, Sir Sam. Owfield, Mr. Dunch, Sir Geo.
Dalston, Mr. Rolls, Sir Wm. Morley, Sir Robert Parker,
Mr. Pury, Sir Robert Parkhurst, Mr. Hamon, Mr.
Greene, Mr. Nicholls, Mr. Nash, Mr. Mathews, Mr.
Drake, Mr. Jo. Moore, Mr. Whitlocke, Mr. Shuttleworth, Mr. Cage, Mr. Heblethwaite, Mr. Browne, Sir
Jo. Cooke, Sir Symon D'Ewes, Mr. Lisle, Mr. Blackston, Mr. Buller.
These are added to the Covent garden Church