Die Jovis, 6 Maii, 1641.
SIR Wm. Dalston, Sir Tho. Woodhowse, Mr. Fra.
Godolphin, Mr. Framlingham Gawdy, Sir Anth. Irby,
made the Protestation.
Sir Jervase Clifton, excused, Mr. John Griffith, excused.
Leave of Absence.
Mr. Maynard has Leave to go into the Country for a
Security of Religion.
1A vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Security of the
true Religion; the Safety and Honour of his Majesty's
Person; the just Rights of the Subject; and the better
Discovery and Punishment of Popish Recusants.
2da vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Security of
the true Religion; the Safety and Honour of his Majesty's Person; the just Rights of the Subject; and the
better Discovery and Punishment of Popish Recusants:
Mr. Maynard, Mr. Whistler, Mr. Strode, Mr. Cage,
Serjeant Wilde, Mr. Pury, Sir John Hotham, Sir Guy
Palmes, Sir John Evelyn, Mr. Prideaux, Mr. Palmer, Sir
Tho. Hutchinson, Sir Arthur Haselrigge, Sir Edw. Hales,
Mr. Corbett, Sir Edm. Mountfort, Mr. Rowse, Sir Tho.
Widdrington, Sir Ro. Crane, Mr. Glynn, Mr. Kirton,
Mr. Selden, Sir Sam. Rolle, Sir Rich. Buller, Sir John
Colpeper, Sir Nath. Barnardiston, Sir John Corbett, Sir
Edw. Hungerford, Sir Wm. Massam, Sir Hugh Cholmley, Mr. Arth. Goodwin, Mr. Bridgeman, Sir Tho. Middleton, Mr. Hollis, Mr. Law. Whitaker, Sir Wm. Armyn,
Mr. Mallory, Sir Wm. Brereton, Mr. Buller, Mr. Nath.
Fynes, Mr. Weston, Mr. Vaughan: And are to meet this
Afternoon, at Two of Clock, in the Court of Wards.
Continuance of Parliament.
1A vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Continuance of
this present Parliament.
2da vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Continuance
of this present Parliament; upon Question, committed
to the Committee of the former Bill; with the Addition
of Mr. Vaughan, Mr. Palmer, Mr. Peirpoint.
Resolved, upon the Question, That this Committee
shall retire into the Court of Wards, to consider of these
Two Bills, during the Time the Bill of Subsidies is in
Persons absconding summoned.
Sir Robert Harley went up to the Lords with this
To desire a free Conference, by a Committee of
both Houses, so soon as may stand with their Lordships
Occasions, concerning something arising.
To desire a free Conference with the Lords; to let
them know, that divers Persons, that this House had examined, to have had further Information from them concerning the Matter of the Conference Yesterday, do absent
themselves, notwithstanding Warrants are gone for them:
To desire some Course may be taken, that they may be
forthwith brought in, or otherwise the Ports to be shut.
Mr. Pymme, Sir Edw. Hungerford, Mr. Strode, Sir
Walter Earle, Sir John Culpepper, are appointed to
manage this Conference.
Mr. Pymm reports the Heads of the Conference to
be had with the Lords, concerning Mr. Jermyn and
Mr. Percie, and others that are fled:
To remember the Message Yesterday.
That divers Persons have been summoned to attend,
and are fled away; and, in particular, Mr. Henry Jermyn,
Mr. Hen. Percie, and Mr. Davenant: That this makes
us think the rest will be gone:
That their Lordships will move her Majesty to forbear
her Journey to Portsmouth; to the end her Person may
be secured here; not knowing what Danger her Person
may be in, if she go there:
That his Majesty will cause all the Ports to be stopped;
and, if certain that these Men are gone, a Proclamation
may issue forth against them: Also, that some Provision
be made for the safety of the Kingdom, that this Plot
may be discovered; and that some Course be taken to
satisfy the Army, that hath been endeavoured to be seduced; and to declare that such Officers, as will discover
any thing in this Case, shall be well esteemed of.
House to sit.
Resolved, upon the Question, That the House shall
sit this Afternoon at Two of Clock; to proceed with the
Bill of Subsidies.
Commrs of Subsidies.
RESOLVED, upon the Question, That Sir
Rich. Wynne, Sir Wm. Uvedale, Sir Gregory Fenner, Mr. Baldwin, Mr. Nicholas, Mr. Packer, shall be
left out from amongst the Commissioners for assessing the
Subsidies for the City of Westminster, and the Liberties.
Isle of Jersey.
A Message to be sent to the Lords, to represent the
State of Jersey, how it stands now, and the Necessity of
having it in a Man's Hand of Trust:
To desire that the Earl of Stamford may be recommended to the Government of the Isle of Jersey:
That there may be Stay of the One thousand Five
hundred Barrels of Gunpowder, that are now shipp'd to
be sent down to Portsmonth.
* Hollis, * Earle, Sir John Hotham, * Carew, to
prepare Heads for a Conference to be desired with the
Committees to sit.
The Committee for the Remonstrance of the State of
the Kingdom, and the ....., to sit, notwithstanding
the House sits.
The Committee for the Customers to sit likewise this
Person sent for.
Ordered, That Sidrach Williams, Ship-carpenter,
dwelling in Wapping, be forthwith sent for, to be examined of such Matters as it shall please the House to
Commrs of Subsidies.
Resolved, upon the Question, That John Earl of Bristoll
shall be left out of the Names for the Commissioners,
amongst the Lords, for Assessing of the Subsidies; and
the Earl of Stamford put in his Place.
Continuance of Parliament.
Mr. Whitlocke reports the Bill, intituled, An Act for
the Continuance of this present Parliament: The Amendments and Alterations to this Bill, were twice read; and
the Bill, upon Question, ordered to be ingrossed.
Mr. Philip Smith, a Member of this House, received of me the Petition of divers the Inhabitants
of Marleborough, to carry to the Committee.
Resolved, upon the Question, That the Name of Mr.
Kirton shall be put out of the Bill of Subsidies; and Sir
Henry Vane's Name, the younger, put in his stead.
Mr. George Vane this Day made the Protestation.
Relief of the Army, &c.
3A vice lecta, An Act for the further Relief of the
King's Army, and the Northern Parts; upon Question,