Die Veneris, 2 April, 17 Car. Regis, 1641.
Relief of the Army, &c.
2da vice lecta, AN Act for the farther Relief of his
est Billa, Majesty's Army, and the Northern
Parts of the Kingdom; upon Question, committed unto
a Committee of the whole House; and are to meet the
next Morning the House sits.
Ordered, That whereas, among the Commissioners
Names for the Counties of Oxon and Gloucester, and the
City of Gloucester, Mr. Speaker is only named Wm. Lent-hall, Esquire; it is now Ordered, that it should be expressed Wm. Lenthall, Esquire, Speaker of the House of
Commons; and that he be ranked in the First Place.
Petition to the King for Redress of Grievances.
Ordered, That the Committee of Twenty-four, that
was formerly appointed for the Remonstrance of the State
of the Kingdom, shall collect the Heads of such of the
great Grievances of the Kingdom as they shall think fit;
and dispose them into Form of a Petition, and present
them to the House; so to desire the Lords to join with
this House, in representing them to his Majesty, for Redress: And are to meet this Afternoon, at Two of Clock,
in the Court of Wards.
Trial of E. of Straford.
Mr. Pimme went up to the Lords, to desire, that such
of their Lordships as this House shall have Occasion to
make use of, in the Trial of the Earl of Straford, would
be pleased to be present at the said Trial; and, by name,
the Lord Treasurer, Lord Admiral, Earl of Bristoll, Earl
of Holland, and Lord Conway.
He also named to the House some other Lords, that
the House should have Occasion to make use of; namely,
the Lord Primate of Armagh, E. Moreton, and the Lord
Mr. Pimme likewise nominated some Members of this
House, viz.Mr. Treasurer, Sir Wm. Penyman, SirJo.
Hotham, Sir Hugh Cholmelcy, Mr. Henry Cholmely,
Mr. Cha. Price, Sir Jo. Strangewayes, Mr. Comptroller,
Mr. Hen. Piercy, Sir Wm. Uvedale, Sir Fred. Cornwallis, Sir Hen. Mildmay, Mr. Nicholls, Mr. Finch, Sir
Tho. Heale, Sir Tho. Barrington, Mr. Herbert Price.
A Note of these Names was given to the Serjeant at
Arms attending on this House: And he was ordered to
give Notice to the Members, to be there present, upon
Ordered, That the Committee for publick Bills, and
the Committee for the Customers, only, shall be revived;
to meet this Afternoon, in their usual Places.
Ordered, That the Committee for the Bill of the Star-chamber shall have power to take the other Bill concerning the Star-chamber, which has been once read, out of
the House; and to take it into Consideration, with the
other Bill; and, out of both, to make one; and present
it to the House.
Leave of Absence.
Mr. Benson of Knasborough, has leave to go down
into the Country, and to be absent for a time.
Disbanding the Army, &c.
Ordered, That the Matter of this Report now made,
concerning the Disbanding of the Armies, and Levying
of new Forces, and the whole Debate thereupon, be re-committed to the Committee last appointed for the King's
Army; to prepare Heads for a Conference, and to present them to the Consideration of the House, at the next
Sitting of the House: And are to meet this Afternoon,
at Two of Clock, in the Court of Wards.
Trial of E. of Straford.
Ordered, That the House meet, as a Committee, To-morrow at Eight of Clock, at the Trial of the Earl of
Straford, in Westminster-hall.