House of Commons Journal Volume 2
04 November 1641

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 2: 04 November 1641', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 2: 1640-1643 (1802), pp. 305-306. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=3188 Date accessed: 21 August 2014.


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Die Jovis, 4 Nov. 1641.

PRAYERS.

Privilege.

ORDERED, That Mr. Chace of Chichester, and the Serjeant that arrested one Day, the Servant of Sir Tho. Bowyer, be summoned to appear here on this Day Fortnight; to answer their Contempt of the Privilege of this House, in arresting the said Day: And that the said Chace do withdraw his Action: And that the said Day be discharged from his Imprisonment forthwith, upon the Sight hereof.

Recusants.

12 vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the more speedy Conviction of Popish Recusants.

The Tower.

Mr. Whittacre gives an Account of the Service he was employed in, with others, in going to the Tower, according to the Order of Yesterday * * * *

Oaths of Allegiance, &c.

Mr. Whittlock, Sir Tho. Widdrington, Mr. Bagshaw, Mr. Solicitor;

These Four are to consider of the Statute for the Taking of the Oaths of Allegiance, and of Supremacy; and what is fit to be done with such Strangers, as shall refuse the said Oaths, they being legally tendered unto them.

Poll-money.

Ordered, That the Committee for the Poll-money do meet on Saturday Morning at Eight of Clock, in the Treasury-chamber.

Cripplegate Petition, &c.

The Petition of divers of the Parishioners of Cripplegate, London; and the Schedule of the Articles annexed; was this Day read.

Rob. Dawlman, John Smith, Simon Billbie, affirmed, that they heard him say, "We have taken great Pains in making of them, especially the Article against Socinianism."

Irish Affairs.

A Message from the Lords, by Sir Edward Leech and Dr. Bennet;

The Lords have perused the Minute of a Letter, to be sent to the Justices in Ireland, from both Houses: They have voted it; and assented unto it; and returned it to this House: They have likewise perused the Votes sent from this House concerning the Irish.

Letters read.

A Letter from his Majesty, dated the 30th of October, directed to Mr. Speaker, was this Day read in the open House by Mr. Speaker; and a Copy of ... Letter from the Lord Chichester to his Majesty, dated Carrickfergus, 27th of Oct. 1641, read by the Clerk; and a Copy of One from Mr. Arch. Stewart to his Majesty, dated Carrickfergus, October Twenty-eight 1641; and a Letter from Sir H. Vane to Mr. Speaker, of the Thirtieth of Oct. were likewise read by the Clerk.

Soldiers for Ireland.

1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the better Raising and Levying of Soldiers, for the present Defence of the Kingdom of Ireland.

Resolved, upon the Question, That this Bill shall not be rejected.

Resolved, upon the Question, That this Bill shall be now read the Second time.

Soldiers for Ireland.

1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the better Raising and Levying of Soldiers, for the present Defence of the Kingdom of Ireland.

Resolved, upon the Question, That this Bill shall be committed unto Serjeant Wilde, Mr. Nicholas, Mr. Wheeler, Mr. Strode, Sir Symonds D'Ewes, Mr. Glyn, Sir Jo. Potts, Sir Tho. Barrington, Mr. Waller, Sir Rich. Cave, Mr. Morley, Sir Walter Earle, Mr. Pym, Mr. Hollis, Mr. Scowen, Sir Edm. Vowell, Sir Jo. Price, Sir Jo. Colpeper, Sir Rich. Onslow, Mr. Cary, Sir Tho. Bowyer, Sir Hen. Vaine, Mr. Hide, Sir Jo. Clatworthy, Sir Rich. Wyn, Mr. Bellassis, Sir Roger Burgaine, Mr. Bodevile, Sir Tho. Widdrington, Sir Jo. Holland, Sir Edward Aiscough, Captain Rainesbrough, Sir Martin Lumley, Sir Sidney Mountacute, Sir Rob. Pye, Mr. Strangewayes, Mr. Smith:

This Committee is to meet this Afternoon at Four of the Clock, in the Exchequer-chamber.

Irish Affairs.

Resolved, upon the Question, That the Committee for the Affairs of Ireland, shall move the Committee of the Lords, that the Lord Lieutenant General of Ireland do, with all convenient Speed, repair into Ireland.

Resolved, &c. That an Assistance shall be desired of the Scotts, according to the Act of Pacification.

Securing Papists.

Resolved, upon the Question, That the Conference with the Lords shall be renewed, concerning the Securing of the Persons of Papists.

Letter written by a Member.

Ordered, That the Committee of this House, now in Scotland, be desired to require of Mr. Tho. Webb, upon the Duty he owes to this House, to discover what Member of this House it was that wrote the Letter unto him; a Minute or Part whereof was sent from that Committee, and now read; and also to require him to deliver the Letter into their Hands; to the end that the same may be sent by them unto this House.

Ordered, That That particular Member that writ that Letter to Mr. Webb, be enjoined to discover the same to this House.

Arms, &c. for Ireland.

Ordered, That a Warrant be drawn, to pass both Houses, to the Master of the Ordnance, for the Delivery of the Arms, Powder, and Ammunition at Carlile, to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, or such as he shall appoint.

Soldiers for Ireland.

Ordered, That a Warrant do pass both Houses, to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, and to such Persons as he shall appoint, for the Raising of Men, by the Beating of the Drum, for the Service of Ireland.

Brasse's Petition.

Ordered, That the humble Petition of Samuel Brasse, with the Paper thereunto annexed, be referred to the Consideration of the Committee appointed to consider of the State of the Poll-money, and the Raising of Monies.

Irish Affairs.

The Declaration, and the Letter, presented from the Committee for the Affairs of Ireland, was read; and, by Order, amended; and, so amended, put to the Question, and assented unto: And Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do sign the said Declaration and Letter, and send them to the Lords Justices in Ireland.

Bailing a Prisoner.

Ordered, That Sir Jo. Hales Knight, now remaining in the Custody of the Serjeant, by the Order of this House, be bailed, upon sufficient and good Security to appear at such times as the House shall require him.

Conference.

Ordered, That Sir Sam. Ofeild do go to the Lords;

To desire a Conference, by a Committee of both Houses, concerning the Declaration to be sent into Ireland; and Letters lately received out of Scotland.

Business deferred.

Ordered, That the Examinations concerning the Business in Scotland be read To-morrow, as soon as the House returns from Sermon.

Securing Papists.

Ordered, That the Conference with the Lords be renewed, concerning the Securing the Persons of Papists, upon the former Propositions.

Delivery of a Paper.

Memorandum, Sir H. Vane had from me the Paper that came from the Committee in Scotland, concerning their Resolution taken upon the Occasions of Ireland.