House of Commons Journal Volume 2: 21 June 1641

Pages 181-182

Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 2, 1640-1643. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.

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Die Lunæ, 21 Junii, 1641.


Books seized, &c.

WHEREAS the Interest claimed by particular Persons to divers Books, seized, by Order of this House, from the Register of the High Commission, into the Hands of the Clerk of this House, was referred to the Consideration of the Committee for the Lord of Canterbury;

It is Ordered, That the Business concerning the Books shall be respited, till the next Meeting of the House after the Recess; and that there shall be no Proceedings, upon any Petitions that concern that Business, till that Time: And That Committee shall sit, to prepare a Bill concerning the Licensing of Printing of Books; and present it to the House: And are to meet To-morrow at Two post Meridiem, in the Treasury-chamber.

Charges against the Judges.

Ordered, That the Report of the Charges against the Judges shall be made To-morrow post Meridiem at Two of Clock.

Rod's, &c. Estate.

2da vice lecta est Billa, An Act for settling of * * in the County of Devon upon Richard Rod and Richard Escourt, until the Sum of Six hundred Pounds, with Damages, shall be paid unto them, in Right of their Wives; and, upon Question, committed unto Mr. Tomkins, Mr. Reignolds, Mr. Rowse, Sir Nevill Poole, Mr. Upton, * Chadwell, Mr. Morley, * Pate, * Holland, Mr. Glyn, Mr. Rigby, Serjeant Wilde, Mr. Perd, Mr. Grimston, Mr. Pury, * Pleydale, Mr. Bagshawe, Mr. Moore, Mr. Kirton, Sir Richard Buller, the Knights and Burgesses of Devon, Cornwall, and Somersetshire: And are to meet on this Day Month, in the Exchequer-chamber: And the Parties concerned are to have Notice: And they have Power to send for Witnesses, Papers, and Records, &c.


Mr. Reignolds reports the Bill concerning Protections, from the Committee, after a Commitment and Recommitment, with the Amendments and Additions: Which Amendments and Additions were twice read; and, upon the Question, recommitted to the same Committee: And are to meet this Afternoon, at Two post meridiem, in the Court of Wards: And the Lawyers of the Committee are enjoined to attend.

Poll Tax.

Ordered, That the Committee for drawing the Bill for Assessing of Sums of Money upon particular Persons, do meet this Afternoon, at Three of Clock, in the Starchamber: And it is referred to the Consideration of the Committee, to present such further Heads and Propositions in the Bill, as they shall think necessary for the Service.


The House was resolved into a Committee, according to the Order of Yesterday.

Mr. Speaker left the Chair.

Mr. Hide called to the Chair.

Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.

Proceedings concerning the Plot.

Mr. Hollis presents, from the Committee of Seven, the Examination of Colonel Goringe.

Ordered, That the Debate concerning the Examination of Colonel Goringe, now read, and the Business thereupon depending, be resumed on Wednesday Morning next at Nine of Clock.