Die Sabbati, 3 April, 1641, post meridiem.
1avice lecta AN Act for the better Regulating of the
est Billa, Profits of the Two Parts of Recusants
Lands, liable to his Majesty's Seizure for their Recusancy:
2da vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Suppressing and
Destroying all Turkish, Moorish, and other Pirates; upon
Question, committed unto the Committee for Algiers; -
on Monday next at Two of Clock, in the Court of Wards.
Ordered, That Sir David Wattkins be required to attend here on Monday next at Two of Clock in the Afternoon, to shew Cause, why he commanded an Injunction
out of the Chancery to be served upon Mr. Garton, a
Member of this House: And that Adams, his Servant,
be likewise sent for, to answer the Serving the said Injunction: And that the Keeper of Newgate bring one
John Bowesley, a menial Servant to Mr. Garton,; and shew
Reason, why he detains him there a Prisoner: And that
the Bailiffs, that arrested the said Bowesley, do likewise
attend, to answer their Arresting of him.
2da vice lecta est Billa, An Act for Repeal of a Branch
of a Statute made 1° Eliz. concerning Commissioners for
Causes Ecclesiastical; upon Question, committed unto the
Committee for the Bill, that no Bishops, or Clergymen
whatsoever, shall intermeddle with Secular Affairs: And
are to meet on Monday at Two of Clock, in the Court
of Wards: And Mr. Pury is added to that Committee.
Ordered, That the Committee for the Star-chamber
do meet on Monday Morning at Seven of Clock, in the
Court of Wards.
Earl of Straford's Petition.
The Petition of Tho. Earl of Straford, was this Day
read; and the like Order made upon it, as was made
upon that of the 20th of March.
Loan from the City.
A Message from the Lords, by Serjeant Ayloff, and
Sir Ro. Rich.
The Lords desire a Conference with the Committee
of this House of Sixteen, concerning the Borrowing of
Monies of the City, presently, in the Painted Chamber,
if it may stand with the Conveniency of this House:
The Committee of the Lords, the Lord Mayor and Aldermen, are there already.
Answer returned by the same Messengers;
This House has taken their Lordships Message into
Consideration; and have resolved, That the Committee
shall meet presently, as is desired.
Trial of E. of Straford.
Ordered, That the House meet, as a Committee, on
Monday Morning at Eight of Clock, in Westminster-hall,
at the Trial of the Earl of Straford.