Die Martis, 27 Julii, 1641.
Tenure of Gavelkind.
vice lecta est Billa,AN Act for Alteration of the Tenure and
Nature of Gavelkind, for some certain Manors, Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, in the
County of Kent.
vice lecta est Billa, An Act to enable Sir Alexander
Denton Knight, to sell the Manor of Barnard, and other
Lands in the said Act mentioned, for Payment of his
Debts, and Preferment of his younger Children; and,
upon Question, passed.
Bishop Lands in Fulham.
vice leca est Billa, An Act for the Alteration of
the Estate and Tenure of some Lands within the Parish
of Fulham, in the County of Midd', held of the Lord
Bishop of London, as of his Manor of Fulham; and,
upon Question, passed.-
Upon Sir Walter Erle's Motion, it is Ordered, That
the Committee for scandalous Ministers shall be revived,
as to the Petition of Wales only, formerly referred to the
Consideration of that Committee; and shall, to this
Purpose, meet this Afternoon, at Two of Clock, in the
Bishop Lands in Fulham.
Upon the Question of passing the Bill for the Alteration of the Tenure of some Lands within the Parish
of Fulham, &c.
The House was divided.
|Tellers for the Yeas;
|Sir John Colpepper
|Tellers for the Noes;
||Sir Hen. Anderson;
|With the Yeas that went out 76.
|With the Noes that staid in 68.
Proceedings against the Judges.
Ordered, That a Conference be desired with the
Lords, concerning the Judges, that have been impeached
by this House, to desire, that they may not be in the
Commission of Oyer and Terminer for the next Assizes:
And Sir Tho. Barrington is to go up with a Message to
the Lords to this Purpose.
Persons to be summoned.
Ordered, That Isaac Bush, Robert Benboe, Thomas
Benboe, and Robert Johnson, Messengers attending the
Great Seal, be forthwith summoned to appear before this
House, to give an Account for their Neglect, in not
using better care and Diligence in sending forth the
Commissions into the several Counties of the Kingdom,
for assessing, collecting the Monies appointed to be
assessed and rated, by virtue of an Act for the speedy
Provision of Monies for disbanding the Armies, &c.
vice lecta est Billa, An Act for Bringing in of
Gunpowder and Salt-petre from foreign Parts; and for
the free Making of Gunpowder in this Realm; and,
upon Question, passed.
vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Prevention of
vexatious Proceedings touching the Order of Knighthood; and, upon Question, passed.
vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Declaring
unlawful and void the late Proceedings touching
Ship-money; and for the Vacating of all Records and
Process concerning the same; and, upon Question,
Bills sent to Lords.
Sir John Colpepper carried up these Bills following;
1. An Act for the Bringing in of Gunpowder.
2. An Act touching Ship-money.
3. An Act to enable Sir Alexander Denton to sell
4. An Act concerning the Order of Knighthood.
5. An Act to settle the Manor of Belgrave upon Wm.
6. An Act to make the Chapel of Hoole, in Com'
Lanc', a Parish-church.
7. An Act for Alteration of some Lands in the Parish
Petition from Oxford, &c.
The humble Petition of the Ministers and People within the Counties of Oxon and Berks, whose Names are under-written, was this Day read; and ordered to be referred to the Committee for the Ministers Remonstrance.
According to an Order made Yesterday,
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Mr. Hide was called to the Chair.
And the Committee proceeded to the Consideration
of the Bill concerning Episcopacy.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
Sir John Hotham reports from the Committee for the
King's Army, an Estimate, what ready Money will disband the King's Army and Garisons, in the way the
Parliament hath directed; viz.
|Army. The Five Regiments directed
to be disbanded will cost - -
|The Eight Troops of Horse directed to be disbanded will cost - -
| For the rest of the Army:
|The Foot will be disbanded with -
|The Horse with - - - -
|The Artillery with - - - -
|The Waggons with - - -
|The whole Sum required is -
|Towards which, Sir Wm. Uvedale has
received - - - - -
||. . . . . . . . . . . .
|And so remaineth to be provided
|Besides the Charge of the Garisons,
above the Four thousand Five hundred Pounds lately paid them, which,
by Estimate, will come to -
|And so there will be required to do this
Work - - - -
Ordered, That the Earl of Warwicke, out of the Monies
that he hath or shall receive, by Order of this House,
shall forthwith pay, for the Relief of the Northern
Counties, Fifty thousand Pounds.
Persons sent for.
Ordered, That the Clerks of the Petty Bag be sent for,
to be here To-morrow Morning, to testify when the
Commissions were delivered to the Messengers.
Sir John Colpepper acquaints the House, that the Lord
Chief Justice Bankes will lend, it may be, Two thousand
Pounds, but certainly One thousand Pounds.
Arrears due to Scotland.
When the Earl of Warwicke has received and paid the
Fifty thousand Pounds, there will be due to the Scotts
Fifty-three thousand Pounds, besides the Eighty thousand
Pounds of the Brotherly Assistance, of which there is
expected, at least, Ten thousand Pounds by Loan from
the Members of this House.
Charge, &c. of the Army.
Ordered, That the Committee for the King's Army
shall meet this Afternoon, at Two of Clock; and shall
send for a List of the Army; and shall present to the
House a perfect and full Account of the whole Charge
of the Army from the Beginning that this House undertook to pay the Armies; and what Monies have been
issued by Order of this House, for and towards the
Payment of the said Army, and how they have been
disbursed: They are likewise to consider of all such particular circumstances, as will be necessary to the total
Disbanding of the Armies.
Mr. Maynard, Mr. Glyn, Mr. Whistler, Sir Samuel
Rolle, Sir Walter Erle, Lord Buckhurst, Sir Jo. Holland,
and Sir Wm. Lewis, are added to the Committee for the
Resolved, upon the Question, that the House shall
meet this Afternoon, at Three of Clock, and be resolved
into a Grand Committee, to proceed with the Bill concerning Episcopacy: And that no other Committee shall
sit besides this Committee.
That the Lord Mayor of the City of London be required, from this House, every Morning at Eight of
Clock, from Day to Day, to present to this House an
Account in Writing, what Sums of Money is daily paid
into the Chamber of the City of London, by virtue of
the Act for the speedy Provision of Monies for Disbanding of the Armies; and also to certify what other
Sums of Money is daily paid into the Chamber, as Loanmoney or otherways: And further Ordered, That the
Lord Mayor do, every Day, receive an Account from
every Collector and Receiver within every the Wards and
Liberties of the said City, how much Monies they daily
collect and receive within their several Wards: And to
present the same also to this House.
Security for Loans.
Ordered, That the Committee where Sir Robert Pye
has the Chair do forthwith draw a Bill, for securing all
such Persons as shall lend any Sums of Money for the
present Disbanding of the Armies; and that the Amendment of some Defects in the Bill for the speedy Provision
of Monies for the Disbanding the Armies; and to present
the same to this House: And Mr. Reignolds is added to
this Committee; and is especially required to have a
Care in the Preparing and Drawing the said Bill.
Ordered, That Mr. Maynard do forthwith draw a Bill,
touching the late Canons made by the Convocation, in
pursuance of the Votes of this House upon those Canons.
THE House resolved into a Grand Committee, to
take into Consideration the Bill of Episcopacy:
And Mr. Hide was called to the Chair.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
Ordered, That To-morrow Morning at Eight of the
Clock, the House be resolved into a Committee, to take
into Debate the Bill concerning Episcopacy: And Mr.
Speaker is to interrupt any other Business at that time.
Ordered, That all those Committees, that should have
met this Afternoon, do meet To-morrow at Two of
Clock in the Afternoon, in their usual Places.