Die Veneris, 21 Octobris,1642.
Prisoner discharged, &c.
ORDERED, That Geo. Lewis, a Messenger, employed by the Committees for Printing and Informations, shall be forthwith discharged of any further
Restraint: And John Carre the Constable, who imprisoned him while he was employed in the Service of the
House, being made acquainted therewith, is ordered to
be sent for in safe Custody, to answer his said Contempt.
Commission of Array.
The Answer to his Majesty's Declaration, concerning
the Commission of Array, in Answer to the first Declaration of the Lords and Commons, concerning the said
Subject, was this Day read; and, by Vote upon the
Question, assented unto; and ordered to be sent to the
Lords for their Concurrence; and to be printed: And Mr.
Browne has Liberty to peruse Sir Edw. Coke's Authority
which is cited; and, if he find Cause, to amend it.
Sir R. Sydenham.
Ordered, That the Serjeant call upon Sir Ralph
Sydenham's Bail to bring him in presently.
Affairs in Devon.
A Letter from Sir Sam. Roll, Sir Jo. Nortcott, and
others, was read; setting forth the distracted Condition
of the County of Devon, by reason of the Cavaliers in
Ordered, That such Instructions be sent into the
County of Devon, as was sent into the County of Essex.
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Information against Googe.
The Information against Mr. Googe, a Minister or
Curate in the County of Devon, subscribed by Sir Sam.
Roll, and others, was read.
Resolved, upon the Question, That Mr. Barnaby
Googe shall be forthwith sent for, as a Delinquent.
Peace with Scotland.
Sir Wm. Armyn presents to the House the Names of
those that are thought fit by the Committee to be inserted
into the Commission for Conservation of Peace, betwixt
the Two Kingdoms of England and Scotland (They, or
any Twelve of them, to be authorized to have Power to
treat): The which Names were read; and, upon the
Question, assented unto.
Ferdinando, Lord Fairefax, of Denton, in the County
Nath. Fynes, of * in the County of Lincolne, Esquire.
Sir Wm. Armyn, of * in the County of .., Knight.
Sir Ph. Stapleton, of * in the County of Yorke, Knight.
The humble Petition of the Planters and Adventurers
of Virginia was read: And
Ordered, That it be referred to the former Committee
for the Planters in Virginia: And that a Copy of that
Committee be brought into the House To-morrow
Morning; that an Addition may be made unto it, if the
House shall so think fit.
Member's Privilege in a Suit.
Ordered, That Sir Peter Temple do give his Answer
this Day Fortnight, whether he will insist upon his Privilege, in the Matter in Difference between the Lord
Baltinglasse and himself.
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