Die Lunæ, 11 Jan. 1640.
ORDERED, That Samuel Rich Clerk, upon a
Motion this Day made on his Behalf, shall have
Liberty to withdraw his Petition, which he formerly exhibited to the Committee for Courts of Justice.
Ordered, That Mr. Jaye's Petition, now with the Committee for Grievances, shall be delivered unto him, to
the End he may prefer it to the Lords, where the Party,
that he complains of, has preferred a Petition against
Committee for Petitions.
Ordered, That the Committee for sorting Petitions,
now sine die, do meet on Thursday next, at Two of Clock,
in the Exchequer-chamber.
Petitions from Carnarvon, &c.
Ordered, That the Petitions of Tho. Glynne Esquire,
and the Petition of the Burgesses and Freemen of the
Boroughs of Carnarvon and Conway, in the County of
Carnarvon, be referred to the Committee for Sir Lewis
Ordered, upon the Question, That the Petition of the
Creditors of Wm. Child, Scrivener, be referred to the
Committee for Grievances; with a particular Recommendation from this House to that Committee, to consider of it in convenient Time.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee for the
rigorous Levying of Ship-money, to consider what Particulars they think, in their Judgments, are fit to be proceeded in; and to present them to the House.
Articles against the Lord Finch.
The Articles against Jo. Lord Finch of Fordwitch, late
Lord Keeper, were all read; and every one of them particularly voted and resolved, upon the Question; and
ordered to be ingrossed against Wednesday Morning next.
Mr. St. Johns is, at the same time, to carry up the
Business of the Ship-money: And the Clerk is to wait
upon with the Transcripts of those Matters in the mean
The Lord Falkland is to go up with the Articles against
the late Lord Keeper.
Mr. Treasurer, Sir Jo. Colpepper, Mr. Hollys, Sir Peter
Hayman, Sir Jo. Hotham, Sir Tho. Widdrington, Mr.
Palmer, Mr. Kirton, Sir Jo. Strangewayes, Lord Fairefax,
Col. Ogle, Sir Jo. Merrick, Commissary Willmott, Sir
Geo. Dallston, Col. Ashburneham, Mr. Pimme, Sir Hugh
Cholmly, Sir H. Anderson, Sir Edw. Hungerford;
This Committee is presently to retire into the Court
of Wards to consider of some fit and speedy Course for
Providing of Money for the King's Army, and regulating
of the same.
Lieutenant Colonel Ballard is to attend the same Committee.
Earl of Craford's Petition.
The Earl of Craford's Petition is referred to the Committee last appointed to consider of the State of the
King's Army; to consider, whether they have been paid
to the Time of their Discharge.
Advance from Customs.
Ordered, That a Letter, under Mr. Speaker's Hand,
be directed to those, that were Customers and Farmers
of the Customs for the last Year, and are this Year, and
are agreed to be the next Year, and to Mr. Toomes, to
attend the House To-morrow at Eight of Clock; intimating unto them, that 'tis for the Advancing of Sixty
thousand Pounds, for the Service of his Majesty and the
Commonwealth: And for their Security, both for the
Principal and Interest, it shall be provided in the Bill of
Subsidies in the like manner, as it is for others, that have
already advanced Money.
The Bill concerning the Manor of Hatfield in Yorkeshire to be read To-morrow Morning.
The Amendments to the Bill of Subsidies were all twice
read: And, upon the Question, the Bill was ordered to