Die Veneris, 14 Maii, 1641.
Printing Earl of Strafford's Verses.
ORDERED, That the Consideration of the Printing of Verses, and other Papers, under the Name
of the Earl of Strafford, be referred to the Committee
for Printing of Books: And That Committee is to sit
this Afternoon at Two of Clock, in the Inner Court of
Printing Members Speeches.
Ordered, That the Committee, appointed to consider
of the Printing of the Speeches of the Members of this
House, do sit this Afternoon at Two of Clock, in the
Inner Court of Wards.
Leave of Absence to a Witness.
Whereas one Mr. John Blincoe was commanded to appear, as a Witness in a Cause, at the Committee for
Grievances; .. shall have Liberty, in regard there are
Forty Causes before that Cause, to repair into the
Country; provided that he repair hither upon new
Security of Sussex, &c.
That the Motion that was made, concerning some
Consideration to be had for the Providing of the County
of Sussex with Ammunition, and securing it with some
Fort or Castle; and the Considerations for other
Counties of the like Nature; be referred to the Committee appointed to consider of some Ways for the
Security of the Land.
Coat and Conduct-money.
And it is referred to the same Committee, to consider
of the Coat and Conduct-money, that has been levied
in the several Counties.
Sir Tho. Pelham, Sir Wm. Armyn, Sir Wm. Lewis, and
Sir Edw. Patridge, are added to this Committee: And all,
that will come, are to have Voices: And all the Certificates from the Counties concerning the Deputy Lieutenants, and the Force of the County, are referred to the
Consideration of this Committee: And are to meet on
Monday at Two post meridiem, in the Star-chamber.
Privilege- Counterteiting a Member's Hand.
* Bethell and Jo. Jones were called in, to aver an Information, that was given in by Mr. Lile, a Member of
this.., that one Hemmings had counterfeited his Hand.
Ordered, that Henry Hemmings be forthwith sent for,
as a Delinquent, by the Serjeant at Arms, for counterfeiting the Hand of Mr. Lile, a Member of this House,
to several Warrants.
Ordered, That the Committee for the Judges do meet
To-morrow post meridiem at Two of Clock, in the Duchycourt.
Bp. of Canterbury.
Ordered, That the Bishop of Canterburye's Committee
do meet To-morrow post meridiem at Two of Clock.
Bp. of Ely.
Ordered, That the Bishop of Ely's Committee do meet
To-morrow post meridiem, in the usual Place.
Ordered, That the Committee for the Customers do
meet on Monday at Two post meridiem, in the usual Place.
Ordered, That the Committee for Breach of Privilege
of Parliament, in 3° Car', do meet on Thursday, post
meridiem, in the Duchy chamber.
Ordered, That the Committee for all publick Bills do
meet To-morrow post meridiem at Two of Clock, in the
Resolved, upon the Question, That the Explanation,
made by this House, of a Clause of the Protestation,
shall be printed and published with the Protestation.
Mr. Smith was called in to the Bar; and, after he had
said something, it was Ordered, That the Keeper of the
Gate-house be required to receive the said Mr. Smith
into his Custody, as his Prisoner; and there to detain
him, in safe Custody, till this House shall take further
Fees of Officers of the House.
Ordered, That a Committee be appointed, to consider
of the Fees of the Clerk, and Serjeant, and their Servants;
and make Report of them to this House.
This is referred to the Committee for the Perusal of the
Clerk's Book: And they are to meet on Tuesday, post
meridiem, in the Treasury-chamber.
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Mr. Hide called to the Chair.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
Upon Mr. Hide's Report, from the Grand Committee,
Resolved, upon the Question, That every Man's Lands,
of what Degree soever, or in whose Possession soever
the said Lands are, shall be rated towards the raising the
Four hundred thousand Pounds.
Business to be done.
Ordered, That the House meet To-morrow Morning
at Seven of Clock; and that at Eight the House take
into further Consideration the Matter of Providing of
Monies; and That being finished, to proceed with the
Ordered, That it be referred to the Care of Serjeant
Evers and Serjeant Creswell, to prepare and draw a Bill
for the Raising of Four hundred thousand Pounds,
according to the Resolutions of the House in that Behalf:
And they are to bring it with all Speed and Expedition.
Sir John Francklyn, Mr.Whitakers, Sir Gilbert Gerrard, Mr. Craddocke, Mr. Cage, Sir Hen. Mildmay, Sir
Jo. Culpepper, Sir Symonds D'Ewes.
This Committee, or any Two of them, is to meet this
Afternoon, at Two of Clock, in the Inner Court of
Wards; to consider of an Information, in Writing, presented this Day to the House, concerning dangerous
Words spoken by Recusants; and all other Informations of the like Nature: And have Power to send for
Dr.Moore, Dr. Cadyman, and such other Recusants, as
they shall think fit, that have stayed in Town, in Contempt of the King's Proclamation, grounded upon an
Ordinance of Parliament; to examine them, upon their
Recusancy; and to report the same to the House: They
have likewise Power to send for all such Parties, Witnesses, Papers, Records, as they shall think necessary,
for the better Expediting of the Businesses committed