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( H.) Nov. 10, 1640.-Committee to meet with the Committee of the Lords concerning breach of privilege of their House.
Nov. 23.-Committee concerning the High Constable and Earl Marshal's Court.
Lords concerning the examination of their members in the accusation of the Earl of Strafford.
Jan. 31, 1640-41.-Thanks given to the Committee for the great pains taken in preparing and drawing up the charge.
Feb. 13.-Committee for the abolishing of superstition and idolatry, and for the better advancing of the true worship and service of God.
Feb. 15.—Committee to attend upon his Majesty to give his assent to the Bill for the relief of the King's army and the northern counties.
and other grants made by the King to his dearest consort.
Feb. 23.—Committee to take into consideration the particulars that were in former Parliaments against Dr. Montague, now Bishop of Norwich, all complaints that concern the Bishop of Llandaff and Bishop Manwaring, with power to prepare a Bill for the reversal of pardon.
Feb. 24.-Lord Falkland, Committee, the matter of customs, customers, farmers, receivers, &c.
Feb. 25.—Coinmittee concerning the conversion of tillage into pasture.
Feb. 27.-Committee for Ministers' and others' remonstrance.
March 7.—48 of the Commons to meet a Committee of 21 of the Lords concerning the trial of the Earl of Strafford.
March 12.—Conference with a Committee of the House of Lords concerning the trial of the Earl of Strafford. Lord Falkland one of the reporters of the conference.
March 19.—Committee concerning an Act against usury.
March 25, 1641.–16 of the Commons with 8 of the Lords to go to the City about the advancing of a loan upon the security of the subsidies already granted and voted.
April 14.-Conference of Committees of both Houses touching the treaty of both kingdoms. Lord Falkland one of the reporters of the conference.
April 19.—Conference by a Committee of both Houses con
reporters of the conference.
April 22.-Conference by a Committee of both Houses concerning the estate of Berwick. Lord Falkland one of the reporters of this conference.
April 23.—Committee to prepare a protestation.
April 26.—Lord Falkland went up to the Lords to desire a conference by a Committee of both Houses concerning the Court of the President and Council in the North.
May 3.-Lord Falkland and others draw a letter to be sent to the army and to present it to the House the following day. The Committee to think of some way of provision of clothing, if need be, for the common soldiers. Lord Falkland's name to be added, with Mr. Selden and Mr. Vaughan, to the Committee to prepare the Declaration and Protestation.
May 4.-Committee to view the precedents of the Star Chamber concerning the enormous sentences of that Court.
May 8.-Conference by a Committee of both Houses concerning the great and weighty affairs of the kingdom. Lord Falkland one of the reporters.
May 20.—Committee for disbanding of the armies.
May 24.—Committee concerning an explanation of the vote concerning the first part of the 11th Article of the House of Commons touching incendiaries.
May 26.-Committee to examine who have received any
benefit or bribe by the patent for the payment of 40 shillings per ton on wines.
June 3.—Committee to prepare reasons to be given to the Lords at a conference in answer of their objections to the Bill concerning the removal of Bishops and others in holy orders from temporal affairs.
June 10.—Committee to consider the best and readiest way for disbanding the armies.
June 28.—Committee of 24 of the Commons to meet 24 of the Lords to confer about 10 propositions brought up by Mr. Pym.
July 2.-For establishing Fellows at Sir Simon Bennet's College.
July 3.-Mr. Pierpoint, Mr. Waller, Mr. Crewe, Mr. Hyde desire Lord Falkland, Mr. Newport, Mr. Gerrard to assist in reading the articles of impeachment against the judges.
July 5.—Committee to look into the journals of the House for information concerning the restoring of the Prince ElectorPalatine to his rights and possessions, &c. &c.
July 6.—Committee to take into consideration the oaths that sheriffs take before they come into their office.
July 12.-Committee to present to the House what businesses are fit to be considered of and expedited by the 10th of August.
July 15.—Committee to prepare heads for a Bill for regulating the arms of the kingdom, and the musters, and ordering the trained bands and ammunition.
July 20.-Conference with the House of Lords. Lord Falkland one of the reporters.
July 21.-Conference by a Committee of both Houses touching a message received from the Queen. Lord Falkland one of the reporters.
July 28.-Committee to take into consideration what is fit to present to the House in case the King shall be out of the kingdom when the Parliament is sitting.
July 29.—Committee for settling certain manors and lands in the county of Somerset, &c.
July 30.-- Conference by a Committee of both Houses, concerning the Scots Commissioners' answer touching the disbanding the armies. Lord Falkland reporter.
Aug. 4.-Ditto, ditto.
Aug. 5.-Conference by a Committee of both Houses concerning a Custos Regni. Lord Falkland one of the reporters.
Aug. 7.—Lord Falkland, Mr. Hyde, Mr. Hollis, Mr. Hampden, Sir P. Stapleton, ordered to draw a letter to the Lord-General concerning the disbanding of the troops of horse.
Aug. 7.—Committee to prepare heads for a conference with the Lords concerning his Majesty's journey into Scotland.
Aug. 7.-Committee appointed for the remonstrance: ordered that Lord Falkland be added to that Committee.
Aug. 7.—Conference by Committee of both Houses on the subject of petitioning his Majesty to stay yet 14 days. Lord Falkland one of the managers of this conference.
Aug. 8.—Lord Falkland, Hampden, Sir J. Colepepper, Mr. Pym, Mr. Hollis, appointed to prepare heads for a conference with the Lords concerning some things that may settle and preserve a good understanding between this and the Scottish nation.
Aug. 8.-Lord Falkland appointed to go to the Lords with a message to desire their Lordships to send to his Majesty to know his pleasure when he will appoint a time for both Houses to attend his Majesty.
Aug. 14.—Committee to draw up heads for instructions to the gentlemen appointed by the House to be sent into Scotland upon the general head of taking care to see the treaty performed there.
Aug. 14.-Committee to take into consideration the present wants and defects of the navy.
Aug. 16.—Lord Falkland, Mr. Hyde, Lord Fairfax, and Sir John Hotham to prepare a letter to be sent to the LordGeneral.
Aug. 16.–Conference by a Committee of both Houses concerning some letters received from the Lord-General touching the disbanding of the army. Lord Falkland one of the reporters of this conference.
Aug. 16.—Committee appointed to meet with a Committee of the Lords concerning the securing of Hull.
Aug. 20.— Lord Falkland, Mr. Selden, Mr. Walsh examined by the Committee of five, to prepare some authority and warrant to be derived to those gentlemen of the House of Commons that are to go into Scotland.
Aug. 21.-Committee to prepare an ordinance of Parliament and instructions for the present disarming of recusants.
Aug. 23.—Lord Falkland and Mr. Crewe ordered to prepare letters to the several sheriffs of the counties desiring the money upon the Poll Bill be speedily paid in.
Aug. 24.-Conference by a Committee of both Houses concerning the King's desires respecting the levying of soldiers in Ireland. Letters from the Lord - General to the LordKeeper and the Lord Chamberlain, &c. Lord Falkland one of the reporters of the conference.
Aug. 24.-A conference by a Committee of both Houses concerning the providing and sending of moneys for disbanding the King's army. Lord Falkland one of the reporters of this conference.
Aug. 24.—Lord Falkland and 5 others ordered to prepare an order concerning the review of the assessments made of the poll-money in the counties.
Aug. 26.—Committee to join with the Committee of the