Die Sabbati, 21 Maii, 1642.
THE House according to the Order of Yesterday,
resumed the Declaration, and proceeded with it;
The which being read quite through; and passed, by
Vote, upon the Question, with the Additions and
Amendments; and, by Vote, upon the Question, ordered
to be sent up to the Lords; and their Lordships Concurrence desired therein.
Trial of Justice Berkeley.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir Robert Rich and
The Lords have commanded us to acquaint you, that
they are ready to proceed with the Impeachment and
Trial of Mr. Justice Berkeley, if this House be ready to
Message to Lords.
Ordered, That a Message shall go to the Lords; and,
by that Message, the Votes, and the Petition Yesterday
sent from the Lords; carried up to the Lords; to the
which this House has agreed, with some Amendments.
Mr. Fines went up with this Message.
Trial of Justice Berkeley.
Ordered, That the Members appointed to manage the
Trial of Justice Berkeley, shall go up to that Business.
Answer returned by the same Messengers; The House
is resolved to send up some of their Members presently,
to manage the Trial against Justice Berkeley.
Ordered, That the Committee that was appointed for
the last Declaration do examine the King's Oath, with
the Record, that it may be inserted into that Declaration: And that they bring it in on Monday Morning.
Levying Men for Ireland.
That a Committee shall be nominated to prepare an
Order for the Levying and Raising of Men for the Service of Ireland.
Resolved, upon the Question, That this House doth
hold it fit, that a Warrant should be desired of his Majesty, for the Raising of Ten thousand Men for the immediate Service of Ireland: And that the Lord Falkland
do represent this to his Majesty with all Speed.
Mr. Lisle, Mr. Strode, Mr. Marten, Mr. Serjeant
Wilde, Mr. Crue, Mr. Pierrepointe, Mr. Browne, Sir Ro.
Coke, or any Three of them;
This Committee is to prepare an Order for the Raising
of Men for the Service of Ireland: And are to meet this
Afternoon, at Two of Clock, in the Court of Wards.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir Ro. Riche and
The Lords command us to acquaint this House, that,
in regard the Time is grown so late, and that the Business
of Justice Barkeley is of that Length, that they hold it
fit to put it off till Tuesday, Eight of Clock.
Resolved, upon the Question, That this Order for
Raising of One thousand Men for the additional Forces
by Sea, shall be committed to the Committee formerly
appointed to prepare an Order for the Raising of Men
for the Service of Ireland.
Resolved, upon the Question, That Sir Jo. Hamilton,
Gentleman of the Horse to Marquis Hamilton, shall have
Mr. Speaker's Warrant to transport Eleven pacing Nags,
into France: And that Alexander Simpson, a Scotchman,
employed by the said Sir Jo. Hamilton, be permitted to
carry them over.
Letter to Yorke Committee.
Ordered, That a Letter shall be prepared to be sent to
the Committees at Yorke, to give them Directions to
present the Petition and Votes passed by both Houses
Yesterday, to his Majesty.
Mr. Pym and Mr. Hampden to draw the Letter.
Lords agree to Votes, &c.
Mr. Fienis brings Answer, That the Lords do agree to
the Amendments of the Votes, and the Petition.
Ordered, That this House doth approve Sir Walth. Pye
to be a Deputy Lieutenant for the County of Bucks;
and that he be recommended to the Lord Lieutenant:
And that this Message be sent to the Lords, by Mr.
Cromwell, on Monday Morning next.
Tho. Clerke did inform of the Breach and Contempt
of an Order of this House.
Resolved, upon the Question, That Gregory Huckmore
the Master, and Gregory Huckmore the Servant, shall
be forthwith sent for as Delinquents, by the Serjeant at
Arms, for breaking the Privilege of this House, in contemning an Order of this House.
Ordered, That the Three Votes concerning Serjeant
Major General Skippon, shall be forthwith printed.
Person to attend.
Ordered, That Rich. Lownes, that printed the Letter
from the Committee at Yorke, shall be sent for to attend
the House on Monday Morning next.
Ordered, That the Grand Committee of the whole
House shall sit this Afternoon, to consider of some Ways
for the Providing of present Monies.