Die Mercurii, 24 Nov. 1641.
WHEREAS, by a former Order, of the Eighth
of September 1641, it was ordered, That the
Merchants and Owners of such Calves Skins, as they
had, before that Day, prepared to be transported, should
be at Liberty to transport the same, notwithstanding a
former Order of Restraint, provided that the said Calves
Skins do not exceed Thirty-six Pounds Weight Per
Dozen, upon the humble Petition of the Collectors of
the great Customs for the Port of London: It is this
Day Ordered and Declared to be the Intent and Meaning of this House, that the said Merchants pay unto the
said Collectors, for his Majesty's Use, all such Duties
for Custom and Licence-money, as have been heretofore
usually paid, in case they have not formerly satisfied the
same; for which they shall give Account. And it is
Ordered, and hereby provided, that the said Calves
Skins be shipped between this and Christmas:
That the Citizens, that serve for the City of Bristoll,
shall be enjoined, from this House, to bring in the
Patent for the Transporting of Calves Skins, granted to
the City of Bristoll.
Sherborne, a Prisoner.
Resolved, upon the Question, That John Sherborne,
now a Prisoner in the Gatehouse, by Order of this House,
shall not be removed thence to the New Prison.
A Message from the Lords, by Serjeant Finch and
The Lords have sent us with this Bill, which is passed
the Lords House, viz. An Act for putting some Persons,
popishly affected, into safe Custody.
vice lecta est Billa, An Act for putting some Persons, popishly affected, into safe Custody.
2da vice lecta est Billa pradicta: Upon Question,
committed unto a Committee of the whole House: And
they are to meet presently upon it.
-That there may be an Addition to the Declaration
formerly prepared concerning the French Ambassador,
of those Particulars that reflect upon him, and the State
of France, printed since the last Declaration was prepared:
That the Printers of these Pamphlets be forthwith
That the Committee for Printing inquire after the
Printing of the Pamphlet that reflects upon the French
That the Committee inquire after the Printing of the
Examinations of Browne the Priest, taken by a Committee of this House; and that they likewise inquire
after the Printing of the Pamphlet, intituled, A Duel
between Sir Kenelme Digby and a French Baron; and all
other Pamphlets that are scandalous, either to any
foreign State, or publick Minister, or to this State or
The same Committee is likewise to consider of some
Course for the Preventing of the inordinate Printing for
the future; and for Making of some severe Examples of
some of those Printers: And that they give a speedy
Account of what they have done.
They are likewise to consider of the Printing the
Prayer, set forth for the Use of the Diocese of Lincolne
and Westminster, and the Liberties thereof: And are to
meet To-morrow at Eight of Clock, in the Inner Court
of Wards: And Sir H. Mildmay is added to this
Charge against Palmer.
The Question being propounded, whether Mr. Palmer
should be required to answer the Charge made against
It was propounded further, that these Words should
be added to that Question, "for Words by him spoken
on Monday Night last."
Upon the Putting of the Question of the latter Words;
The House was divided:
|Sir Frederick Cornwallis,
||Tellers for the Yea, 146.
|Sir Tho. Barrington,
||Tellers for the Noe, 192.
|Sir Martyn Lumley,
Resolved, upon the Question, That these Words, viz.
"for Words by him spoken on Monday Night last,"
shall not be added to the Question formerly propounded.
The Questien being propounded, whether Mr. Palmer
shall be required to answer the Charge made against
The House was divided:
The Yeas went forth.
|Sir Fred. Cornwallis,
||Tellers for the Noe, 142.
|Sir Tho. Barrington,
||Tellers for the Yea, 190.
|Sir Martin Lumley,
Resolved, upon the Question, That Mr. Palmer shall
be required to answer the Charge made against him.
Mr. Speaker delivered unto Mr. Palmer the Resolution of the House; that he should make Answer to
the Charge upon him.
He then in his Place did make his Answer: And
Mr. Pym, Sir Wm. Armyn, Lord Dungarvon, Sir John
Colpeper, Lord Falkland, Sir Tho. Barrington, Mr. Hampden, Mr. Hollis, Mr. Hide, Sir Walth. Erle, * Mildmay,
* Clotworthy, Sir Nevill Poole, Sir Gilbert Gerard, Mr.
Wheeler, Sir Wm. Lewis, Mr. Perd;
This Committee is to examine the Irish, lately taken
up on Suspicion, by Order of this House.