Die Jovis, Februarii 6, 1644.
ORdered, That my Lord General be desired to grant his
Warrant to the Treasurer at Wars, to pay forthwith
to the Foot at Redding, and the Artificers and Gentlemen
of the Train of Artillery, a Week's Pay, upon their last
Ordered, That Mr. Trenchard do forthwith send down
the Monies assigned to Sir Wm. Waller's Forces, to be
paid upon the Place, according to former Order, upon
their Muster: And that he keep in his Hands Three hundred Pounds of the last Two thousand Pounds assigned to
those Forces, for sending away the Train of Artillery, and
the Carriages with Provisions of Cheese and Biscuit.
Ordered, That Mr. Trenohard do forthwith make Provision of a Week's Biscuit and Cheese for the Army under
the Command of Sir Wm. Waller; and send it down
Resolved, &c. That this House doth nominate and approve of John Cotton Esquire to be High Sheriff of the
County of Suffolk.
The Lords Concurrence to be desired herein.
Ordered, That the Report from the Committee of both
Kingdoms, concerning the furnishing the Stores, and
supplying the Wants thereof, be committed to the Committee of the Navy; to consider thereof; and to bring in
an Ordinance for the constant Supply and Furnishing the
Stores with all Provisions both for Sea and Land.
Upon the Petition of the Mayor, Aldermen, and
other well-affected Inhabitants within the City of Chichester, this Day read;
It is Ordered, That Mr. Cawley do bring in an Ordinance for allowing, to Three able Preaching Ministers,
the Allowance of a Hundred Pounds a Year to each,
out of the sequestrated Estates of the Dean and Chapter
of Chichester, until the Revenues of Deans and Chapters
in general shall be settled.
Ordered, That the intercepted Letters, this Day sent
to Mr. Speaker from Lyme-Street, from the Commissioners
of the Navy, be referred to the Committee of both
Memorandum, These Letters were delivered to Colonel
Ordered, That the Letter from Colonel Browne, Governor of Abingdon, be referred to the Committee of
both Kingdoms; to consider what Supplies of Money
will be requisite for that Place; and to report their Opinions to the House.
Lieutenant-General Cromwell is to take care of this
Ordered, That, next after the Business of the Church,
the Informations of Sir Fred. Hamilton, concerning Sir
Jo. Clottworthy and Sir Wm. Cole, be taken into Consideration.
Resolved, &c. That the Votes already passed this
House, and not yet passed the Lords House, be sent up
to the Lords for their Concurrence: And that Mr. Rous
carry them up.
Ima vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the utter Abolishing and Taking away of all Archbishops, Bishops, their
Chancellors and Commissaries, Deans and Subdeans,
Deans and Chapters, Archdeacons, &c. and all other
their Under-Officers, out of the Church of England, and
Dominion of Wales, and the Kingdom of Ireland.
Ordered, That Mr. Recorder do confer with the Commissioners of Scotland touching the Alterations made in the
Bishops Bill, upon the Third Proposition; and the Treaty
of the Twenty-ninth of November at Edenburgh.
Resolved, &c. That the Hierarchy in Ireland shall be
inserted in this Bill; to be taken away and abolished by
Ordered, That it be referred to Mr. Recorder, Mr.
Sam. Brown, Mr. Reynolds; and Mr. Serjeant Wilde, to
prepare a Bill, and bring it in with all Speed, for the
Disposing of the Lands of Bishops, Deans, Deans and
Chapters, &c. in Ireland, in such Manner as they were
to be disposed of by the Bill presented to his Majesty.
Ordered, That the House proceed to the further Consideration of Church-Government To-morrow Morning,
the first Business.
Mr. Rouse brings Answer, That the Lords do agree
to the Votes, carried up by him, concerning ChurchGovernment.