Die Mercurii, 3 Martii, 1640.
vice lecta, est Billa, AN Act for the farther preventing of
Abuses in Winding of Wool, and the
undue Engrossing of Wool, within the Realm of England.
Continuance and Repeal of Statutes.
This House does desire, that all the Lawyers of the
House do take into Consideration the Bill for Continuance and Repeal of Satutes, to prepare it, and present
it to the House; and the Care of it is especially recommended unto Mr. Selden.
Mr. Young, and Mr. Upton, are joined to this Committee of Lawyers.
Ordered, That the Petition of John Gascoigne, Esquire,
be referred to the Committee for the Queen's Bill; and
that Committee has Power to receive and consider of all
Petitions of the like Nature.
Members to be examined by Lords.
Ordered, That Sir Jo. Hotham, Sir Geo. Wentworth,
Sir Arthur Ingram, Mr. Henry Darley, Mr. Michaell
Wharton, all Members of this House, shall have Leave
to be examined, as Witnesses, in a Cause in the Lords
House, that concerns Sir Jo. Bourchier Knight.
Ordered, That the Committee for Post-masters shall
have Power to receive and consider of all Petitions, that
any way concern the Complaints expressed in the former
Order concerning Post-masters.
Resolved, upon the Question, That no Petition, nor
any new Matter, shall be received into the House this
Fortnight; and that all the Chairmen of all the several
Committees shall have Power to receive all such Petitions, as shall be proper for their particular Committees.
New Sarum Election.
Upon Mr. Maynard's Report from the Committee for
Privileges, of the Case of the Election for New Sarum;
The Question being put, for the Election of Mr. Serjeant Hide, and Mr. Oldsworth;
The House was divided:
And those that were of Opinion, that their Election
was not good, went forth; and these of the contrary
Opinion, staid in.
Mr. Vane, Mr. Ashburneham, Tellers for the Noe:
Sir Edw. Askew, Sir Jo. Corbett, Tellers for the Yea:
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Resolved, upon the Question That the Election of Mr.
Serjeant Hide, and Mr. Oldsworth, to serve for the Town
of New Sarum, is a good Election.
Bills from Lords.
Mr. Serjeant Ayloffe and Sir Robert Rich bring from
the Lords Five Bill:
1. An Act concerning the Settling of an Estate upon
the Countess Dowager of Exeter.
2. An Act to enable the Marquis of Winton, to make
Leases of Twenty-one Years of divers Lands.
3. An Act for the Naturalizing of Dorothy Spencer,
Daughter of the Lord Spencer of Whormeleighton.
4. An Act for the Naturalizing of John Kirke, and
5. An Act for the Naturalizing of Rich. Bogan, of
London, Esquire, &c.
Treaty with Scotland.
A Message from the Lords, by the Master of the Rolls
and the King's Attorney;
The Lords desire a free Conference, by a Committee
of both Houses, in the Painted Chamber, presently, if it
may stand with the Conveniency of this House; touching
the Paper delivered to this House, concerning the Garisons of Barwick and Carlell; and touching the Conclusion
of the Eighth Article.
Answer returned, by the same Messengers; This House
has taken their Lordships Message into Consideration;
and will give a Meeting presently, as is desired.
Ordered, That the House, so soon as the Conference
shall be ended, shall repair hither again; and resume the
Consideration of providing Monies for the present
Mr. Treasurer, Mr. Hollis, Sir Jo. Strangewayes, Sir
Jo. Culpeper, Mr. Hide, Mr. Glyn, are appointed Reporters of this Conference.
Mr. Treasurer reports from the Conference, that the
Earl Marshal delivered a Paper; which he first read;
the which Paper was likewise read by Mr. Treasurer and
And then the House entered into Consideration of providing Monies, according to the former Order.
Earl of Straford.
Ordered, That the Committee for the Earl of Straford
meet, this Afternoon, in the Treasury-chamber.
Ordered, That the House resume the Consideration of
providing Monies for the present great Occasions, Tomorrow Morning.