Die Veneris, 1 Maii, 16 Regni Regis Car.
ORDERED, upon the Motion of Mr. Corbett, a
Member of this House, That the Proceedings in the
Court of Wards, betwixt Mr. Jo. Tooly, a Member of
this House, Defendant, and Tho. Wormall, Gent.
Plaintiff, in the Court of Wards, shall be stayed.
Receiving the Communion.
Ordered, That the receiving the Communion on Sunday next shall be put off, till it be further declared by
the House, after the Time for the Fast shall be settled.
The Clerk to peruse the Notes; and where any Man
is set down, and no County, City, or Borough, mentioned, for which he serves, there those to be added to
vice lecta, An Act touching Needle-makers and
Steel Wire-drawers; upon the Question, committed to
the Knights and Citizens of London, Mr. Jo. Rolles, Sir
Anth. Ereby, Sir Jo. Jacob, Sir Jo. Wolstenholme, Mr.
Hooke, Mr. Corbett, Mr. Cage, Mr. Harrison, Mr. Waddon, Alderman Atkins, Mr. Singleton, Sir Nich. Cripps,
Sir Arth. Ingram, Mr. Edw. Hide, Sir Wm. Powell, Mr.
Waindsford, Mr. Charles Price; to meet this Afternoon,
at Two of Clock, in the Exchequer Chamber.
Committee for Trade.
Ordered, The Committee for Trade to be a Committee of the whole House; and to sit in the House at the
Days formerly appointed; and to have the like Power
that the former Committee had.
The Petition of Mrs. Susannah Bastwick.-
Ordered, Her former Petition to be re-delivered, to be
amended; and such Counsel assigned, as is desired in her
The Petition of Sir Peter Vanlooe read, and Ordered
according to the Desire therein expressed: The Hearing
to be at the Committee for Courts of Justice, at such
time as they shall think fit: And Mr. Pilson to be excused
from being of his Counsel.
The Petition of Jo. Tyng and Thomas Poole read, and
referred to the Committee for Grievances.
Ordered, The Committee concerning the Bill of Common Recoveries, to be suffered by Infants, to sit in the
Star Chamber, on Monday next at Two of Clock in the
Afternoon; and Mr. Pelham to take care of the Bill.
Members not to fit.
Ordered, Neither of the Two Burgesses returned upon
the last Writ for Aylsborough, to sit in the House, till
the House shall further order it.
Sir Beauchamp St. John returned in both; and therefore
Ordered, Mr. Butler, and Sir Sam. Luke, to forbear to
sit, till their Controversy be decided.
Ordered, The Committee for Privileges make a Sub-
committee, to consider of the double Returns, and to
view the Indentures, and to report the same immediately
to the House.
vice lecta, An Act for Reformation of divers Abuses
in Ecclesiastical Courts; upon Question, committed
unto Mr. King, Dr. Eden, Mr. Jones, Sir Tho. Withrington, Mr. Peard, Sir Ra. Hopton, Mr. Pellham, Dr. Jones,
Sir Tho. Barrington, Mr. Glinne, Mr. Godfrey, Mr. Ra.
Goodwin, Mr. Rigby, Mr. Rolles, Sir Jo. Strangewayes,
Sir Wm. Masham, Sir Peter Heyman, Dr. Parry, Dr.
Farmory, Mr. Corbett, Mr. Nath. Fines, Sir H. Mildmay,
Mr. Ch. Price, Ld. Falkland, Mr. Rowse: This Committee is to meet this Afternoon, at Two of Clock, in the
Court of Wards.-Mr. Fines had this Bill.
vice lecta, An Act concerning the Granting of Administrations; upon the Question, committed unto Mr.
Comptroller, Mr. Waindsford, Sir Ro. Crane, Mr. Hatcher, Mr. Moore, Sir Rob. Harley, Mr. Kirton, Sir Tho.
Bowyer, Mr. Baldwin, Mr. Owen, Mr. Rolles, Sir Wm.
Litton, and all the Common and Civil Lawyers in the
House: This Committee is to meet this Afternoon, at
Two of Clock, in the Exchequer Chamber.-Mr. Bridgman had this Bill.
The Question was thus put, that as many as are of
Opinion, that we shall abstain from this intended Intimation or Admonition, to be given to Dr. Beale, until the
select Committee have examined the Matter, and made a
Declaration of the Proofs-
Upon the Putting of this Question, the House was divided;-And in this Interim Word was brought, that there
was a Message attended without from the Lords.
The Messengers were called in.
Conference with Lords.
Lord Chief Justice Bramston, and Justice Jones bring
this Message from the Lords:
That their Lordships desire a Conference in the Painted
Chamber, so soon as conveniently may be, by a Committee of both Houses, touching something that fell out
in the last Conference.
The Messengers retired; and presently after were
called in again; and Answer was returned by them,
"That this House has taken into Consideration the
Message sent by their Lordships; and have directed me
to let you know, that at this time, by reason of some important Business, that they cannot by you return a clear
Answer; but will send an Answer by Messengers of their
own; and hope to do it this Forenoon."
The House being, as was said, divided; the Yeas went
forth, and the Noes kept their Places:
Tellers for the Yea, Sir Jo. Wray, Sir Edw. Hales:
Tellers for the Noe, Mr. Kirton, Mr. Strode:
With the Yea - - 148
With the Noe - - 257
It is resolved, upon the Question, That Dr. Beale, Master of St. John's College in Cambridge, shall have a present Notice and intimation, that some Complaint hath
been here made, of some Passages in a Sermon by him
preached at St. Mary's in Cambridge, March 27th
1635; whereby he may take notice, to hear his Charge
by Thursday next if he please:
And this present Notice, to be given by the Serjeant
at Arms attendant on this House.
Conference with Lords.
Mr. Treasurer was sent up to the Lords, to acquaint
their Lordships, that, according to the Message lately returned by their own Messengers, that now this House,
having dispatched that Business they were then in, they
were now ready, if it might stand with their Lordships
Conveniency, to meet their Lordships in a Conference,
by a Committee of this whole House, at the Time and
Mr. Treasurer returned, and said, he had obeyed the
Commands of this House, in letting their Lordships know,
that this House will give a present Meeting to their Lordships, by a Committee of the whole House, if their Lordships think- Their Lordships Answer was, they would
give them a present Meeting.
Mr. Pimme, Mr. St. Johns, Mr. Solicitor, Mr. Grimston, Mr. Jones, Mr. Hampden, are appointed Reporters
of this present Conference.
Ordered, That this Extract of some particular Passages
in a Sermon preached by Dr. Beale, Master of St. John's
College in Cambridge, March 27th 1635, at St. Mary's
Church in Cambridge, which hath been here read, and was
delivered by a Member of this House, be referred to the
Consideration and Examination of the Committee, which
is the select Committee to prepare the Conference with
the Lords; and they so to prepare it, as to offer it to the
Consideration of this House, whether it shall be presented
and inserted into that Conference: And they have Power
to send for Witnesses and Parties, for making good the
Proofs of this Information; and are to meet To-morrow
in the Afternoon, in the Treasury- chamber.
This Extract was again, by Order, delivered unto Mr.
Pimme; and it was ordered, that there should no Copies
be made of it, till there was a Report made of this
Business by the Committee.
The Serjeant to go to the Reporters, in the Treasurychamber, to desire that they may understand from them,
whether they be now ready to report, or will desire longer
To go on To-morrow with the Business appointed
Yesterday to be the Business of this Day.
Mr. Grimston informed this House, that the Reporters
cannot be ready till To-morrow Morning.
Colne, &c. Manors.
vice lecta, An Act concerning the Tenants of the
Manors of Colne, Ichtenhill, Arrington, Tottingto *
upon Question committed- Sir Rich. Wynne, Mr.
Rigby, Mr. Vaughan, Sir Tho. Fanshaw, Mr. Every, Sir
H. Barker, Mr. Godfrey, Mr. Whitehead, Sir Gilb. Gerrard, Mr. Kinge, Mr. Bridgman, and the Knights and
Burgesses of Lancashire: This Committee is to meet this
Afternoon, at Three of Clock, in the Duchy-chamber:
And Mr. Attorney of the Duchy is to have notice hereof,
and to be present at the said Committee.