Die Veneris, 1 Jan. 1640, 16° Regni Regis Car.
Committees for Petition.
ALDERMAN Pennington, Mr. Catalyn, Mr.
Ashton, Mr. Hoyle, Sir Jo. Francklyn, Mr. Hussy,
Mr. Kirton, Mr. Rolls, Mr. Shuttleworth, Sir Rich.
Buller, Mr. Lee, Mr. Carew, Mr. Arundell, Mr. Cradock,
Mr. Kirby, the Burgesses of the Ports; these are added
to the Committee for sorting of Petitions; and are
specially to consider of, and to sort such Petitions as
concern the Publick; and are to meet this Afternoon, at
Two of Clock, in the Exchequer-court.
vice lecta, An Act, that the County Palatine of Dur-
ham shall have Knights, Citizens, and Burgesses, to serve
in Parliament; upon Question, committed unto Lord
Fairefax, Sir Tho. Widrington, Sir W. Erle, Sir Wm.
Litton, Mr. H. Bellassis, Sir Ph. Musgrave, Sir H.
Bellingham, Sir Geo. Dalston, Sir Rich. Buller, Mr.
Schowen, Mr. Kirby, Mr. Ashton, Sir Ro. North, Mr.
Shuttleworth, Sir Edw. Aiskew, Sir Tho. Bowyer, Sir Ro.
Crane, Mr. Whistler, Mr. Glyn, Sir Patricius Coroyn,
Sir Anth. Irby, Mr. Hussy, Sir Peter Hayman, Sir Dud-
ley North, Mr. Selden, Mr. Hoyle: And are to meet on
Monday next at Two of Clock, in the Exchequer-
Proceedings against Oconnor.
Ordered, That the Business concerning Wm. Oconnor,
Priest and Jesuit, be referred to the Committee that is to
prepare the Charge against Secretary Windebank: And
they have Power to examine Mrs. Hussy, that informs
against the said Oconnor, or any other, that may be con-
cerned in that Business; and to consider of the whole State
of the Business, and every particular circumstance of it.
Person sent for.
Ordered, That James Brinker, Esquire, High Sheriff
of the County of Carnarvon, be forthwith sent for, as a
Delinquent, by the Serjeant at Arms attending on this
House, to answer his Neglect and Contempt to this
House and Commonwealth, in not returning a Knight
and Burgess for that Town and County, in above a
Month after the Election was made; and to answer other
Misdemeanours, by him committed, in the Carriage of
Ordered, That the Petition of Anth. Potter be referred
to the Committee, that is to examine the Misdemeanours,
of the Diocese of Lincolne.
Person to attend.
Ordered, That Mr. David Bandinell, Dean of the Isle
of Jersey, be summoned and required to appear here
To-morrow Morning, to answer the Petition put in against
him by Samuel de la Place, of the said Isle of Jersey.
Committee to meet.
Ordered, That the Committee of Twenty-four do meet
To-morrow in the Afternoon, in the Treasury-chamber.
Ordered, To-morrow Morning at Nine of Clock, the
House to be resolved into a Committee, to resume the
Reading of the Bill of Subsidies.