Die Mercurii, 3 Feb. 1640.
ORDERED, That Sir David Wattkins, who caused
Edward Anchett, a Servant to the Lord Gray, a
Member of this House; and the Bailiffs that arrested
the said Anchett, and have detained their Prisoner, notwithstanding that he shewed unto them the Protection of
the said Lord Gray, be forthwith sent for, by a Warrant
under Mr. Speaker's Hand, as Delinquents, by the
Serjeant at Arms attending on this House, to answer
their said Contempt, and Breach of the Privilege of this
House: And that the Marshall of the King's-bench be
required to bring the said Edward Anchett hither Tomorrow Morning.
Whereas the House was this Day informed, that Geo.
Lilbourne has long since preferred a Petition to the Grand
Committee for Religion, against Dr. Bezier, and others;
and to his great Expence and Charge, has brought up
his Witnesses as far as from Newcastle, and has kept
them long in Town;
It is this Day Ordered, That the said Lilbourne's Business be heard the First or Second Cause, at the said Grand
Committee for Religion, on Saturday next.
Ordered, That the Committee for Salt Marshes shall
have Power to assign and hear Counsel.
Sir Jo. Culpeper and Mr. Cary are added to the said
Exporting Wools, &c.
2da vice lecta est Billa, An Act against the Exportation
and Transportation of Wools, Woolfells, &c. upon
Question, committed unto Sir Arth. Ingram, Sir H.
Anderson, Lord Fairefax, Mr. Tomkins, Mr. Ash, Sir
Ro. Crane, Sir Jo. Culpeper, Mr. Trelawny, Mr. Whitehead, Mr. Cradock, Sir Gilbert Gerrard, Sir Simonds
D'Ewes, Sir Arth. Haselrigg, Mr. Kirton, Mr. Mannaton, Sir Wm. Widrington, Sir Edw. Hungerford, Mr.
Nath. Fines, Mr. Crue, Mr. Ra. Goodwyn, Mr. Potts,
Sir Edm. Mountfort, Sir Nevill Poole, Sir Jo. Clotworthy,
Sir Jo. Strangewayes, Mr. Mallory, Sir Walth. Erle, Sir
Guy Palmes, Lord Compton, Mr. H. Bellassis, Mr.
Strangewayes, Mr. Upton, Mr. Dutton, Sir Edw. Hales,
Mr. Knatchbull, Sir Geo. Dallston, Mr. Millington, Mr.
Hide, Mr. Glyn, Mr. Maynard, Mr. Palmer, Mr. Rigby,
Mr. Whittlock, the Burgesses of all the Clothing Towns,
the Burgesses of Barwick, the Knights and Burgesses of
Northumberland: And all, that will come, are to have
Voices at this Committee: And they are to meet on
Thursday come Sevennight at Two of Clock in the
Treaty with Scotland.
Ordered, That the House be resolved into a Committee, to take into Debate that Part of the Treaty between
the Two Kingdoms, which concerns the Demands of the
Scots, and was reported from the last Conference with the
Lords concerning that Matter.
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Mr. Perd was called to the Chair.
Mr. Speaker re-assumed the Chair.-
A Message from the Lords, by J. Reeve and Serjeant
King appoints to be attended.
The Lords sent them with this Message, to acquaint
this House, that his Majesty hath appointed both Houses
to attend him this Afternoon, at Two of Clock, in the
Banqueting . . at Whitehall, for answer of the Remonstrance, which, on Friday last, was made by both Houses
to his Majesty.-
Relief to Scotland
Resolved, upon the Question, That Mr. Speaker shall
leave the Chair; and that the House shall be again resolved into a Committee, to treat of the former Business.
Mr. Speaker re-assumed the Chair.
Upon Mr. Perd's Report from the Committee, it was
Resolved, upon the Question, That this House doth
conceive, that the Sum of Three hundred thousand Pounds
is a fit Proportion for that friendly Assistance and Relief,
formerly thought fit to be given towards Supply of the
Losses and Necessities of our Brethren of Scotland; and
that this House will, in due time, take into Consideration
the Manner how, and the Time when, the same shall be
Ordered, That the Sub-committee for Irish Affairs sit
this Afternoon, at Two of Clock, in the wonted Place.