Die Mercurii, 2 Junii,1641.
Earl of Lindsey's Fens.
vice lecta est Billa, AN Act for settling of the Possession
of Fourteen thousand Acres of Fengrounds, already drained, on the Right honourable Robert
Earl of Lindsey, his Adventurers, Participants, and Assigns; lying between the River of Glann, and Kyme, in
the County of Lincolne, &c.
Leave of Absence.
Mr. Rashley has Leave to go into the Country.
2da vice lecta est Billa, An Act for Erecting of a Freeschool near Alton, in the County of Southampton, by
John Edgar, of Mountgomeries, his Heirs and Executors;
upon Question, committed unto Mr. Jepson, Sir Gilbert
Gerrard, Sir Wm. Massam, Mr. Whitaker, Mr. Wheeler,
Mr. Hunt, Mr. Cage, Mr. Prideaux, Sir Arth. Heselrigge,
Lord Wenman, Mr. Whitlocke, Mr. Reignolds, the Knights
and Burgesses of Hampshire, and the Isle of Wight:
And are to meet on this Day Sevennight at Two post
meridiem, in the Treasury-chamber.
2da vice lecta est Billa, An Act to enable Sir Alexander
Denton Knight to sell the Manor of Great Barward, alias
Barford St. Michael, in the County of Oxon, and the
Lands in this present Act mentioned, for Payment of his
Debts, and Preferment of his younger Children; upon
Question committed unto Mr. Prideaux, Mr. Stanhope,
Sir Edm. Verney, Mr. Conningsby, Mr. Whitlocke, Lord
Wenman, Sir Antho. Irby, Sir Ralph Verney, Sir Martin
Lister, Sir Robert Crane, Sir John Hipesley, Mr. Whitehead, Sir Jo. Holland, Mr. Edm. Mountford, Mr. Reynolds,
Mr. Catlyn, Sir Tho. Barrington, Mr. Tomkins, Sir Gilbert
Gerrard, Mr. Whitaker, Mr. Ellis, Mr. Glyn, Sir Guy
Palmes, Mr. Hide, Mr. White, the Knights and Burgesses
of Oxon and Bucks: And are to meet on this Day Three
Weeks at Two post meridiem, in the Exchequer-chamber.
Mr. Reynolds reports the Bill concerning Protections;
with the Alterations, Amendments, and Additions: The
which were all twice read: And upon Question, the Bill
was re-committed to the same Committee: And the
Petitions for the City of London, and of Richard and
John Hobbs, are referred to the Consideration of the
(Mr. Alderman Gourney, and other Citizens, were
called in; and did avow their Petition:)
-And are to meet To-morrow post meridiem at Two
of Clock, in the Court of Requests.
Ordered, That Mr. Wallis, who was formerly sent for,
as a Delinquent, out of Ireland, for not Delivering of
Copy of a Record, being required by Order from this
House, this House being informed of the Truth of this
Business ... That he should be freed and dismissed from
any further Restraint.
Tonage and Poundage.
Mr. Lisle, reports the Bill of Tonage and Poundage;
with the Amendments, Additions, and Alterations: The
which were all twice read: The Bill was re-committed
to this Committee following; to consider of some
Amendments and Additions to the temporary Bill of
Tonage and Poundage;
Mr. Selden, Mr. Solicitor, Mr. Waller, Sir Hen. Mildmay, Mr. Lisle, Sir John Culpepper, Mr. Hollis.
Committee to sit.
The Committee for the Instructions to sit this Afternoon at Two of Clock, in the usual Place.
Bringing in Plate, &c.
It is referred to the Committee appointed to treat with
such Persons as they shall think fit, for the Lending of
Monies, to consider of some Way for the Bringing in of
the Plate of the Kingdom; and for the speedy Melting
and Coining of it; and all other Circumstances concerning
this Business, that occurred upon this Day's Debate; and
to prepare a Bill upon the whole Matter; and to present
it to the House: And they are likewise to consider of
some Way for preserving of Coin in the Kingdom: And
have Power to send for the Masters and Officers of the
Mint, and such other Persons as they shall think fit: And
all, that will come, are to have Voices at this Committee:
And they are to meet To-morrow Morning at Six of
Clock, in the Star-chamber.
Sir Tho. Widdrington, Mr. Glyn, Mr. Reynolds, Mr.
Peard, Mr. Prideaux, Mr. Rigby, Mr. Hampden, Mr.
Hide, Sir Arthur Haslerigge, Mr. Solicitor, Sir Robert
Harleigh, Mr. Capell, Mr. Strode, Mr. Knatchbull, Sir
Edw. Hungerford, Mr. Younge;
These are added to this Committee.
House to meet.
The House to meet this Afternoon at Three of Clock:
And first, to proceed with the Bill of Tonage and Poundage; and next, with the Bill of Subsidies.
1vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Settling of certain
Lands, late Parcel of the Possessions of Sir Geo. Rodney, Knight, deceased, upon Wm. Cox, and Margaret
Members Proceedings in Parliament.
1vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the better enabling
the Members of Parliament to discharge their Consciences, in the Proceedings of Parliament.
Tonage and Poundage.
Mr. Lisle reports the Bill of Tonage and Poundage,
from the Committee, upon a Recommitment; with some
Amendments: The which Amendments were twice read.
Resolved, upon the Question, That this Grant of the
Subsidy of Tonage and Poundage shall be granted to
certain Commissioners, to the Use of our Sovereign Lord
Mr. Hollis, Mr. Crew, Sir John Culpepper, Mr. Solicitor, Sir Walter Erle, Sir Rap. Hopton, Mr. Greene, Sir
Robert Pye, Sir Tho. Middleton, Sir Guy Palmes, Mr.
Kirton, Mr. Upton, Mr. Whistler;
This Committee, or any Four of them, are to treat
with any Persons, and to hear what Propositions they
will make, for being Commissioners of this present Grant
of Subsidy of Tonage and Poundage: And are to report
their Propositions to the House on Friday Morning: And
are to meet To-morrow Morning at Seven of Clock, in
Clerk of the Market.
Mr. Heblethwaite reports the Bill concerning the Clerk
of the Market: Which, upon the Question, was ordered
to be ingrossed.
Ordered, That the Bill of Subsidies be proceeded in,
at a Committee of the whole House, To-morrow post
meridiem at Two of Clock.
Mr. Rigby reports the Bill concerning Disarming of
Recusants; with the Amendments, Alterations and Additions: The which Amendments, Alterations, and Additions, were all twice read; and, upon Question, recommitted to the same Committee; to meet To-morrow
Morning at Seven of Clock, in the usual Place.