Die Veneris, 8 Jan. 1640.
THE humble Petition of the Parishioners of the
Parish of Chigwell in the County of Essex, against
Samuell Utie, Doctor in Divinity, their Parson was read;
and Mr. William Jenkin, and Tho. Browne, that preferred
the Petition, were called in; and did avow and attest the
most material Points contained in the Petition.
Ordered, That Sa. Utie, Doctor in Divinity, and Vicar
of Chigwell in Essex, be forthwith sent for, as a Delinquent, by the Serjeant at Arms attendant on this House.
The Petition of the Parishioners of St. Leonard, Fosterlane, was read; * Coleman, and others that preferred
it, were called in; and did subscribe the Petition, and
Ordered, That William Ward, Rector of the Parish of
St. Leonard, Foster-lane, London, be forthwith sent for,
as a Delinquent, by the Serjeant at Arms attendant on
Ordered, That the several Petitions exhibited this Day
by the Parishioners of Chigwell, the Parishioners of St.
Leonard, Foster-lane, and some of the Inhabitants of St.
Leonard, Shoreditch, be referred to the Committee for
Sir Edw. Deering, Sir Tho. Barrington, Capt. Nutt,
Mr. Cecil, Sir Ro. Crane, Mr. Evelyn, are added to this
Business before Committees.
Sir Jo. Hotham, Mr. Cage, Sir Tho. Barrington, Sir
Fr. Seymour, Mr. Crue, Mr. Hide, Sir Jo. Culpepper,
Mr. Hampden, Sir Ph. Stapleton, Sir Jo. Strangewayes,
Mr. Grimston, Mr. Kirton, Mr. Hollys, Mr. Palmer, Mr.
Selden, Sir Fr. Barnham, Mr. White.
This Committee is to consider and see what Businesses.
of most Importance are remaining with the particular
Committees; and to present to the House, what they
think most convenient first to be treated of; that the other
Matters of lesser Importance may remain, till the greater
Businesses are expedited: And the Clerk is to attend
them with his Book.
Preventing Throngs in Committee Rooms.
The Warden of the Fleet to be required to take some
Course, that the Rooms, where the Committees sit, be
not so thronged and pestered with unnecessary Multitudes,
that the Committees themselves can neither get in nor
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Mr. Whistler called to the Chair.
Ordered, That Overton, the Stationer, who false
printed an Order of this House, without any Authority
from this House, and made Additions of his own, be sent
for, by Mr. Speaker's Warrant, to be here To-morrow