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, 8 Feb. 1640.
ORDERED, That Thursday and Saturday come Three Weeks be peremptorily appointed, for hearing the Cause, concerning the Election of Chippenham in the County of Wilts.
Writ against Hally.
Ordered, That the Lord Keeper be moved from this House, to grant a Ne exeat regnum against Captain Henry Hally, there being a Petition preferred here against him.
Leave of Absence.
Mr. Hayman has Leave to go into the Country, to the Burial of his Father.
1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act concerning the Church of St. Paul in the Convent-garden.
1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Making of the Church and Inhabitants of Convent-garden parochial.
Reports to be made.
Ordered, That all those that have Reports in their Hands, may prepare themselves to bring in their Reports, on Wednesday and Thursday next; and that some Course may be taken, that those Reports that are already, or shall then, or hereafter, be made, may be transferred to the Lords; and that the Reports from the Grand Committee for Religion, and those Reports, that are of most publick Concernment, shall be first made.
Ordered, That the Business concerning the King's Army, and the Relief of the Northern Parts, be taken into Consideration To-morrow Morning, at Nine of Clock; and that no Business whatsoever do intervene or precede That: And the House expects an Account from Alderman Pennington concerning the Monies from the City.
Ordered, That the Committee for the Bill of Subsidies meet this Afternoon, at Two of Clock, in the Court of Wards.