Die Martis, 21 Aprilis, 16 Car. Regis.
Person to attend.
MR. George undertakes to the House, that Sir H.
Tracye shall appear before the Committee this
Afternoon; and thereupon, the Warrant that was ordered
to issue under Mr. Speaker's Hand, for bringing him, by
the Serjeant at Arms, was respited.
Production of Records.
Ordered, That, without waving the Privilege of this
House, the House is content, at this time, that there
shall be Search made in the King's Bench, and Copies of
such Records taken and brought hither, as the House
Person sent for.
Ordered,-Doctor Hurske to be sent for, by Warrant
from this House, to be here, at the Committee for Religion, on Monday next.
Matters before Committee.
When any thing comes to a Committee, all Incidents
arising out of the Particulars of the original Complaint,
to be treated in that Committee.
Mr. Secretary Windebank went up with the Message to
the Lords concerning a Fast, accompanied with such of
the House as were pleased to go.
King appoints to be attended.
Mr. Treasurer delivers a Message from his Majesty,
That it is his Pleasure this House should attend his Majesty at One of Clock this Afternoon, in the Banquetting
House at Whitehall.
Mr. Speaker went with the House.
2da. vice lecta, An Act concerning Apparel.-Upon
Question, committed to Sir Ro. North, Lord Andever, Mr.
Harrison, Sir Fra. Seymour, Mr. Solicitor, Sir P. Hayman, Sir R. Buller, Lord Digby, Sir B. Rudyar, Sir Jo.
Cutts, [Mr. Secretary Windebank,] Mr. Holborne, Mr.
Maynard, Mr. Piercy, Mr. Glin, Mr. Wise, Ld. Wentworth,
Mr. Baskervile, Sir Edmund Varney, Sir Wm. Masham,
Sir Ri. Win, Sir Tho. Bowyer, Sir Frederick Cornewallis,
Mr. Noell, Mr. Cecill; to meet To-morrow in the Afternoon, at Two of Clock, in the Exchequer Chamber.
Ordered, all Committees of the whole House to have
Power to send for Parties.
2da. vice lecta, An Act to avoid the Abuse of common
Recoveries to be suffered by Infants; upon Question,
committed to Sir Gilbert Gerard, Mr. Tomkins, Sir Jo.
Danvers, Sir H. Mildmay, Sir M. Fleetwood, Sir Walth.
Erle, Mr. Owen, Sir Peter Heyman, and to all the Lawyers of the House; to meet To-morrow in the Afternoon, at Two of Clock, in the Star Chamber.
Sir W. Erle moves the House, to take Notice of a
Commission he understands they have at this time in the
Mr. Hayward being demanded by Mr. Speaker, for
the Inrollment of the Judges Resolutions concerning Ship
Money, saith, the Six Clerks brought in the Rolls but
the other Day, and that they are not calendered, that
he cannot readily find them.
Richard Broughton, Clerk of the Chapel of Rolls,
brought into the House the Bundles of Ship Writs of
10° and 11° Car. Regis.
Treasurers of Subsidies.
A Petition read from the Treasurers of Three Subsidies, and Three Fifteens, granted in Parliament Anno
vicesimo primo Jacobi Regis.
Referred to a Committee, viz.
Mr. Pimme, Mr. Wainsford, Mr. Alderman Soames,
Sir Jo. Jacob, Sir Peter Hayman, Mr. Pennington, Sir
Rich. Wynne, Sir Arthur Ingram, Mr. Vassals;
This Committee is to meet on Tuesday next, at Two
of Clock in the Afternoon, in the Star Chamber; and
they have Power to send for any of the Auditors, to
It is likewise.
Ordered, That a Warrant shall issue forth, under Mr.
Speaker's Hand, to require the Petitioners to attend the
said Committee at the Time and Place.
Answer from Lords.
Mr. Secretary Windebank reported the Message he
delivered from this House to the Lords.-They are very
willing to join with this House, in that that is proposed.
-For the Time, they will know his Majesty's Pleasure,
and signify it unto this House.
Commission to Convocation.
Mr. Holborne, Mr. E. Hide, Mr. St. John, Sir Ro.
Harley, Dr. Jones, Dr. Eden, Mr. Vaughan, Mr. Pimme,
Mr. Hampden, Sir Tho. Barrington, Sir Fr. Seymour,
Mr. Crew, Sir H. Martyn, Mr. Bridgman, Mr. Grimston;
Ordered, this Committee to take View of the Commission now lately granted to the Convocation, and to report
the Effect of it to the House, To-morrow Morning.
This Committee to prepare the Heads of the Conference,
Sir B. Rudyar, Sir M. Fleetwood;
To meet at Three of Clock this Afternoon.
There was a Petition offered, by a Member of the
House, to be read, from one Peter Smart, Prisoner in
the King's Bench; but it was returned, because it was
not subscribed. Afterward it was subscribed, and offered
again; but the House being in the Midst of another
Business, it was deferred till another Time.
Mr. Treasurer, Sir Tho. Witherington Mr. St. John,
Mr. Charles Jones, Mr. Holborne, Sir Walther Erle, Mr.
Edw. Hide, Mr. Pymme, Sir Tho. Fanshaw, Mr. Maynard, Mr. Hampden, Mr. Grimston, Mr. Harrison, Sir
John Cutts, Mr. Lentall, Mr. Solicitor, Sir Fr. Seymour,
Sir Wm. Pennyman;
This Committee is to peruse the Records that were
produced here this Day, and by perusing them, and such
Records also as concern Mr. Baites his Case, and those
that concern Mr. Vassalls's, or by taking Copies of them,
to prepare the Business in such a Way, as may fit it for
the Proceedings of the House; and are to meet this Afternoon, at Four of Clock, in the Exchequer Chamber:
And this Committee hath Power to send to some of the
Sheriffs of the next adjacent counties, to bring to them
all such Letters and Instructions as they have at any
time received from the Lords of the Privy Council, concerning Ship Money: And such Members of this House
as now are or lately have been Sheriffs, and have received
any such Letters or Instructions, are to bring the same
to the said Committee.
Mr. Jo. Arthur, Deputy Clerk of the Star Chamber,
brought into the House the Informations against Sir Jo.
Ellyott, Mr. Strode, &c. the Pleas, Demurrers, and Orders thereupon; the Inrollment of the King's Letter;
the Case; and, the Judges Resolutions.
Mr. Jo. Cox, Deputy Clerk of the Treasury of the
Common Pleas, brought in the Record of Hilary Term,
12mo Caroli Regis; wherein the Opinion of the Judges
Mr. Boothby, of the Exchequer, and Mr. Hayward,
of the Petty Bag Office, delivered in, to the Clerk, Particulars of such Records as they brought: Which Particulars, together with the Order, were after delivered to
the Committee appointed to peruse the Records, &c.
The Committees appointed to sit this Afternoon, are
to be suspended during the Attendance of this House
upon his Majesty; and afterwards; they are to take Place
according to former Order.
House to attend the King.
The House to meet Mr. Speaker at Whitehall, and so
to go along with him, to attend his Majesty.