Die Lunæ, 23 Nov. 1640.
Dungennesse. &c. Lights.
THE Business concerning the Lights of Dungennesse
and Winterton, is referred to the Committee for
Trade; and the Parties, interested in those Lights, are
to attend the said Committee.
By Order of this House, this Clause is to be added to
the Committee for Monopolists; "That the Referees of
all Patents, and Grants of Monopolies; and such as have
advised and counselled the King touching them, be enquired of by this Committee."
It is further Ordered, That all Patents, and Grants of
Monopolies, that have been complained of in this House,
be forthwith brought into this House.
Member concerned in Monopolies.
The Case of Mr. Harrison, a Member of this House,
who forbears to sit, by reason of an Order made in this
House concerning Monopolists, is referred to the Committee for Monopolists.
Hide and Calve Skins Patents.
The Business concerning the Transporting of raw Hides,
and Calve Skins, is referred to the Committee for Trade:
And it is Ordered, That those that have any Benefit
by those Patents, or that licence any, by Authority of
those Patents, to trade in the Commodities aforesaid,
be required to attend the said Committee.
Petition, &c. against Grievances.
The Grocers Petition was read, and referred to the
Committee for Grievances.
There was Part of a Remonstrance of Grievances also
read, and referred to the said Committee.
A Petition from Grocers, Salters, and Dyers, was
likewise referred to the same Committee.
High Constable and Earl-marshal's Court.
Mr. Selden, Mr. Hollys, Mr. Hide, Sir H. Mildmay,
Sir Simonds D'Ewes, Ld. Falkland, Mr. Perpoint, Mr.
H. Bellassis, Mr. Palmer, Sir Peter Hayman, Mr. Broxam, Sir Jo. Culpepper, Mr. Chadwell, Sir Tho. Bowyer, Dr.
Eden, Dr. Parry, Mr. Capell, Mr. Solicitor, Sir Tho.
Borrington, [Sir Fr.] Seymour, Sir Wm. Litton, Sir Edw.
Deering, Sir Philip Stapleton, Mr. Maynard, Sir Wm.
Uvedall, Sir Ra. Hopton, Mr. St. John, Mr. Bagshaw,
Sir Guy Palmes, Mr. Bisse, Mr. Whistler, Sir Chr. Wray;
This Committee is to receive all Petitions, that are or
shall be delivered, concerning the High Constable, and
Earl-marshal's Court; and to inquire after the Fees of
the High Constable, and Earl-marshal's Court, and the
Herald's Fees; and to consider of the Proceedings and
Power of the High Constable, and Earl-marshal's Court;
and to report the State of the whole Matter to the House;
And has Power to send for Writings, Books, Records,
Papers, Officers, Parties, and Witnesses; and to assign
and hear Counsel: And are to meet on Wednesday in the
Afternoon, at Two of Clock, in the Star-chamber.
Message from the King-Mr. Haywood.
Mr. Speaker delivered a Message from his Majesty, to
this Effect; That his Majesty takes notice of a foul and
horrible Fact, committed on Saturday last, in his own
Palace, upon Mr. Haywood while he was employed in
the Service of the House of Commons: And doth recommend it to the Parliament, to take Course for a
speedy and exemplary Punishment of it.
Sir Tho. Widerington, Mr. Glinne, Mr. Wheeler, Sir
A. Ingram, Mr. Upton;
This Committee is to inquire after the Fact of John
. ., committed upon Mr. Haywood; and has Power
to search his Trunk, Boxes, or any other Thing; and
to send for Parties, Witnesses, or any other Thing, that
may conduce to this Business.
The honourable Persons near the Chair are desired, in
the Name of this House, to return humble Thanks to his
Majesty, for his gracious Message, and the great Care
therein expressed for the Safety and Preservation of this
Persons sent for.
Upon the Reading of a Note, this Day delivered in to
this House, by a Member thereof, from one Sir Michael
It is Ordered, That Clement Finch, Jo. Finch, and
Charles Finch, be forthwith sent for to this House, as Delinquents, by the Serjeant at Arms attending on this House.
The Petitions from the City of London, concerning
Recusants, and the Catalogue of Recusants Names, delivered in from Mr. Haywood, are referred to the Committee for Inquiry after [Papists, and] delivered unto them.
Resolved, upon the Question, That it is expedient for
this House to accept of this Guard, so kindly offered by
this House, for the safety of this House.
The Consideration of this Business, concerning a Guard,
is referred to a further Debate till To-morrow Morning.
Earl of Straford.
Mr. Pimme to make Report of the Charge against the
Larl of Straford, To-morrow Morning, at Nine of Clock.
The Committee for preparing the Bill for the Grant
of One hundred thousand Pounds, now sinc die, is to
meet this Afternoon, at Two of Clock, in the Exchequerchamber; and no other Committee is to take up that
Place: And all that are of That Committee, are to attend that Committee, and no other, at that time.
State of the Army, &c.
Ordered, That so many of the Committee, that is appointed to consider of the State of the King's Army, as
the Committee shall think fit, shall have Power to treat
with some of those Lords Commissioners, that are
appointed to treat with the Scotish Commissioners, con-cerning the Contributions in the Northern Parts.
A Petition, delivered in by a Member of this House,
concerning Sheep and Lambs Skins, read; and referred
to the Committee for Grievances.