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A57925 The Tryal of Thomas, Earl of Strafford, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, upon an impeachment of high treason by the Commons then assembled in Parliament, in the name of themselves and of all the Commons in England, begun in Westminster-Hall the 22th of March 1640, and continued before judgment was given until the 10th of May, 1641 shewing the form of parliamentary proceedings in an impeachment of treason : to which is added a short account of some other matters of fact transacted in both houses of Parliament, precedent, concomitant, and subsequent to the said tryal : with some special arguments in law relating to a bill of attainder / faithfully collected, and impartially published, without observation or reflection, by John Rushworth of Lincolnes-Inn, Esq. Strafford, Thomas Wentworth, Earl of, 1593-1641, defendant.; Rushworth, John, 1612?-1690.; England and Wales. Parliament. House of Commons. 1680 (1680) Wing R2333; ESTC R22355 652,962 626

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your_o lordship_n may_v admit_v a_o select_a committee_n of_o this_o house_n of_o person_n uninteress_v in_o the_o benefit_n arise_v of_o the_o aforesaid_a grievance_n to_o be_v license_v by_o your_o lordship_n to_o repair_v to_o his_o sacred_a majesty_n in_o england_n for_o to_o pursue_v the_o same_o and_o to_o obtain_v fit_v remedy_n for_o their_o aforesaid_a and_o other_o just_a grievance_n and_o oppression_n and_o upon_o all_o just_a and_o honourable_a occasion_n they_o will_v without_o respect_n of_o particular_a interest_n or_o profit_n to_o be_v raise_v thereby_o most_o humble_o and_o ready_o in_o parliament_n extend_v their_o utmost_a endeavour_n to_o serve_v his_o majesty_n and_o comply_v with_o his_o royal_a and_o princely_a occasion_n and_o shall_v pray_v etc._n etc._n monday_n november_n 30_o 1640._o sir_n thomas_n roe_n mr._n pym_n strafford_n mr._n strode_n mr._n st._n johns_n mr._n grimston_n lord_n digby_n sir_n john_n clotworthy_n sir_n walter_n earl_n mr._n hampden_n 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wynn_n sir_n edward_n rodney_n sir_n ralph_n hopton_n this_o committee_n be_v to_o meet_v with_o the_o committee_n of_o 30_o of_o the_o lord_n concern_v a_o message_n send_v hither_o on_o friday_n last_o from_o their_o lordship_n touch_v a_o message_n send_v former_o from_o this_o house_n to_o they_o by_o mr._n pym_n for_o the_o examination_n of_o their_o member_n in_o the_o accusation_n of_o the_o earl_n of_o strafford_n and_o touch_v a_o free_a conference_n upon_o the_o last_o point_n of_o that_o message_n that_o some_o of_o the_o member_n of_o this_o house_n shall_v be_v present_a at_o the_o examination_n of_o witness_n to_o be_v propound_v by_o this_o house_n to_o be_v examine_v in_o the_o accusation_n of_o the_o earl_n of_o strafford_n the_o petition_n of_o several_a of_o the_o knight_n citizens_z and_o burgess_n of_o the_o read_v commons_o house_n of_o parliament_n in_o ireland_n who_o name_n be_v underwritten_a direct_v to_o the_o whole_a house_n of_o commons_o in_o england_n 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the_o safe_a custody_n of_o sir_n george_n ratcliff_n they_o have_v send_v for_o he_o and_o have_v take_v order_n in_o it_o and_o touch_v the_o receive_n of_o the_o examination_n in_o this_o cause_n there_o shall_v be_v the_o same_o course_n observe_v in_o they_o as_o be_v in_o the_o earl_n of_o strafford_n thursday_n december_n 31._o 1640._o the_o article_n against_o sir_n george_n ratcliff_n by_o former_a order_n ingross_v be_v twice_o read_v and_o than_o it_o be_v resolve_v upon_o the_o question_n that_o these_o article_n thus_o ingross_v and_o read_v shall_v be_v send_v up_o to_o the_o lord_n by_o the_o commons_o assemble_v in_o parliament_n in_o maintenance_n of_o their_o accusation_n of_o sir_n george_n ratcliff_n whereby_o he_o stand_v charge_v of_o high_a treason_n and_o it_o be_v order_v that_o mr._n pym_n go_v up_o with_o these_o article_n resolve_v upon_o the_o question_n that_o a_o message_n be_v send_v forthwith_o to_o the_o lord_n to_o desire_v a_o conference_n of_o 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of_o canterbury_n as_o incendiary_n sir_n peter_n hayman_n to_o go_v up_o with_o this_o message_n the_o subject_a of_o his_o conference_n to_o be_v to_o present_v to_o the_o lord_n that_o it_o may_v be_v make_v know_v to_o the_o lord_n commissioner_n that_o the_o scottish_a commissioner_n be_v desire_v to_o bring_v in_o their_o proof_n against_o the_o lord_n lieutenant_n and_o the_o lord_n archbishop_n of_o canterbury_n to_o the_o end_n the_o parliament_n may_v proceed_v to_o judgement_n tuesday_n january_n 12_o 1640._o ordered_n that_o the_o several_a petition_n of_o sir_n henry_n wallop_v the_o lord_n sub-committee_n viscount_n nettersfield_n be_v refer_v to_o the_o sub-committee_n former_o appoint_v by_o the_o grand_a committee_n for_o irish_a affair_n for_o the_o business_n of_o sir_n henry_n wallop_v because_o there_o be_v something_o in_o those_o petition_n that_o will_v material_o conduce_v to_o the_o charge_n of_o the_o earl_n of_o strafford_n ordered_n that_o the_o committee_n appoint_v to_o prepare_v some_o fit_a way_n of_o represent_v to_o the_o lord_n the_o four_o irish_a cause_n former_o report_a here_o viz._n that_o of_o the_o lord_n mountnorris_n the_o lord_n dillon_n lord_n viscount_n ely_n and_o the_o earl_n of_o kildare_n do_v sit_v friday_n january_n 15_o 1640._o ordered_n that_o the_o committee_n appoint_v to_o draw_v up_o the_o charge_n against_o strafford_n the_o earl_n of_o strafford_n shall_v desire_v to_o have_v the_o deposition_n that_o be_v yet_o seal_v up_o deliver_v unto_o they_o and_o may_v add_v and_o insert_v such_o particular_a instance_n and_o other_o circumstance_n as_o they_o in_o their_o discretion_n shall_v think_v fit_a to_o the_o several_a article_n deliver_v in_o charge_n against_o the_o earl_n of_o strafford_n according_a to_o the_o save_n in_o the_o conclusion_n of_o those_o article_n and_o that_o they_o present_v the_o whole_a matter_n to_o the_o house_n on_o monday_n morning_n next_o saturday_n january_n 16_o 1640._o mr._n pym_n go_v up_o to_o the_o lord_n with_o a_o message_n to_o this_o effect_n examination_n to_o desire_v their_o lordship_n that_o those_o examination_n which_o at_o the_o request_n of_o this_o house_n be_v take_v in_o the_o case_n of_o the_o earl_n of_o strafford_n by_o the_o lord_n depute_v to_o that_o purpose_n may_v be_v deliver_v to_o the_o commissioner_n of_o this_o house_n appoint_v to_o draw_v up_o the_o charge_n against_o the_o earl_n that_o they_o may_v make_v use_n of_o they_o for_o the_o enlarge_n of_o their_o charge_n in_o particularity_n of_o evidence_n according_a to_o the_o clause_n of_o resolution_n in_o the_o conclusion_n of_o the_o say_a charge_n and_o likewise_o to_o make_v a_o declaration_n that_o howsoever_o by_o the_o course_n of_o parliament_n this_o house_n may_v proceed_v with_o the_o charge_n in_o general_n yet_o to_o avoid_v all_o scruple_n and_o to_o bring_v the_o business_n soon_o to_o a_o conclusion_n they_o do_v desire_v to_o conclude_v in_o this_o way_n saturday_n january_n 23._o 1640._o mr._n selden_n mr._n palmer_n mr._n whitlock_n mr._n maynard_n by_o order_n be_v add_v to_o the_o committee_n that_o be_v to_o draw_v up_o the_o article_n against_o the_o earl_n of_o strafford_n thursday_n january_n 28_o 1640._o the_o further_a impeachment_n of_o thomas_n earl_n of_o strafford_n by_o the_o commons_o strafford_n assemble_v in_o parliament_n be_v this_o day_n read_v friday_n january_n 29_o 1640._o ordered_n that_o the_o consideration_n of_o the_o commission_n grant_v to_o the_o earl_n of_o worcester_n and_o his_o elder_a son_n the_o lord_n herbert_n and_o some_o commission_n by_o they_o grant_v to_o other_o for_o the_o levy_n of_o force_n in_o the_o several_a county_n of_o england_n and_o wales_n and_o all_o the_o circumstance_n depend_v thereupon_o be_v refer_v to_o the_o committee_n to_o draw_v up_o the_o charge_n against_o the_o earl_n of_o strafford_n and_o to_o consider_v of_o the_o magazine_n in_o sir_n piercy_n herbert_n 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the_o house_n that_o according_a to_o their_o command_n he_o have_v deliver_v unto_o the_o lord_n the_o article_n for_o the_o further_a impeachment_n of_o thomas_n earl_n of_o strafford_n ordered_n that_o the_o thanks_o of_o this_o house_n be_v give_v to_o mr._n pym_n and_o to_o the_o whole_a committee_n for_o the_o great_a service_n they_o have_v do_v this_o house_n in_o the_o great_a pain_n they_o have_v take_v in_o prepare_v and_o draw_v up_o the_o charge_n and_o article_n against_o thomas_n earl_n of_o strafford_n tuesday_n february_n 16_o 1640._o sir_n philip_n stapleton_n go_v up_o to_o the_o lord_n with_o a_o message_n to_o desire_v a_o conference_n with_o their_o lordship_n by_o a_o committee_n of_o both_o house_n present_o if_o it_o may_v stand_v with_o their_o lordship_n occasion_n concern_v the_o earl_n of_o strafford_n resolve_v upon_o the_o question_n that_o the_o head_n report_a by_o mr._n pym_n from_o the_o committee_n appoint_v to_o prepare_v the_o head_n of_o the_o 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committee_n for_o the_o earl_n of_o strafford_n the_o house_n do_v declare_v that_o they_o be_v well_o satisfy_v that_o the_o evidence_n evidence_n to_o be_v produce_v against_o thomas_n earl_n of_o strafford_n at_o his_o trial_n be_v manage_v by_o those_o member_n friday_n march_v 5_o 1640._o upon_o mr._n whitlock_n report_n from_o the_o earl_n of_o strafford_n committee_n it_o be_v resolve_v upon_o the_o question_n that_o there_o shall_v be_v no_o replication_n put_v answer_n 〈◊〉_d the_o 〈◊〉_d of_o 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d in_o 〈◊〉_d but_o that_o the_o further_a proceed_n shall_v be_v 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d as_o be_v now_o 〈◊〉_d by_o the_o committee_n mr._n whitlock_n be_v to_o go_v up_o to_o the_o lord_n with_o this_o message_n viz._n that_o the_o house_n of_o commons_o have_v consider_v of_o the_o earl_n of_o strafford_n answer_n and_o do_v aver_v their_o charge_n of_o high_a treason_n against_o he_o and_o that_o he_o be_v guilty_a in_o such_o manner_n and_o form_n as_o he_o stand_v accuse_v and_o 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