Die Sabbati, Aprilis 5, 1645.
Mr. Recorder reports, from the Committee of both
Kingdoms, their Proceedings upon the Nomination of a fit Person to be Governor of Farneham Castle.
Resolved, &c. That this House doth approve of Mr.
John Fielder to be Governor of the Castle of Farneham.
Resolved, &c. That Colonel Witchcott be recommended
to the Committee of both Kingdoms to be Governor of
the Castle of Windesore.
Sir Rob. Harley and Mr. Baynton are appointed to prepare a Declaration in Approbation of Colonel Jones his
Carriage, late Governor of Farneham Castle.
Ordered, That the Two thousand Pounds, now in Readiness with the Commissioners of Excise, be forthwith
issued for a Fortnight's Pay to the Horse that submitted
to the Parliament, according to former Engagements;
and that the said Two thousand Pounds be forthwith paid
to the said Horse accordingly.
Ordered, That the Commissioners of Excise do pay
unto Mr. James Waynewright, for the Service of Lancashire Forces, Two thousand Pounds, next after the Two
thousand Pounds now to be paid for the Horse.
Ordered, That Mr. Reynolds and Mr. Grimston do prepare a Letter, to be sent from this House, to the City, to
quicken them in the bringing in the Monies for Ireland.
Ordered, That, on Wednesday next, the Report from
the Committee of both Kingdoms, concerning Nottingham, be taken into Consideration.
Resolved, &c. That it be referred to the Committee of
both Kingdoms, to consider of some Expedient for the
Receiving of Trumpets and Addresses from the Enemy;
and to report their Opinions to the House, what they think
fit to be done herein.
Mr. Maynard reports, from the Committee of Lords
and Commons, the Business concerning Mr. Jo. Gryffith's
scandalizing the Prince Elector and the Lady Herbert.
Ordered, That it be referred back to this Committee,
to examine fully this whole Business concerning Mr. Jo.
Gryffyth; and all other Informations against him of the
like Nature; and, upon the Whole, to prepare Articles:
And that the Committee shall have Power to give unto
him the Matter they examine him upon, in Writing, if
they shall see Cause; and to take his Answer; and to send
for Parties, Witnesses, Papers, Records.
The Lords Concurrence to be desired herein.
A Message from the Lords, by Dr. Aylett and Dr.
The Lords have appointed Monday next, at Ten of
Clock, for giving Audience to the States Ambassadors;
and have given Order to the Master of the Ceremonies to
bring them . . . . . a Pass for the Lord Graye's Two Sons,
with their Servants, and necessary Accommodations, to travel for France: A Petition from Colonel Robert Sterlinge,
and the Lady Jane Moore, his Wife; which they recommended to the Consideration of this House: An Ordinance
for the County of Rutland; to which they do agree; with
certain Additions: An Ordinance touching the great Park
at Windsor; to which they desire the Concurrence of this
House: A Petition of Edmund Winstanley: A Warrant for
Payment of Monies to the Earl of Lincolne, by Sir Gilbert Gerard; who saith, "He hath no Monies;" recommended to be taken into Consideration for Payment of it
elsewhere: That they formerly sent down a Petition from
the Lady Rivers, touching the Attainder of the Earl of
Somerset; which they desire this House may be speedlily
taken into Consideration; because the Term draws on;
and she hath no other Defence.
Ordered, That the Business concerning the giving Audience to the States Ambassadors be taken into Consideration on Monday Morning at Ten of Clock.
Resolved, &c. That this House doth concurr with the
Lords in the Pass to Two of my Lord Grey of Werk's
Sons, and Four Servants, to go beyond Seas.
Answer returned by the same Messengers; That this
House has considered their Lordships Message: And, as
to the Pass to my Lord Grey of Wark, they do concurr:
As to the rest of the Message, they will send Answer by
Messengers of their own.
Resolved, &c. That Twelve-pence per diem, more than
the Pay assigned to ordinary Troopers, shall be allowed to
each of the Hundred Troopers of Captain Knight's Troop;
they furnishing their own Horse and Arms.
Ordered, That the Committee for the Army where Mr.
Scawen has the Chair, do forthwith send for the Arms and
Ammunition in Captain Cannon's Custody, to employ them
for the Service of the State: And that, if the said Captain
Cannon shall refuse to deliver the said Arms, that the Committee shall have Power to commit him.
Whereas the Two thousand Pounds, to be raised by the
Gentlemen of the Association, were, by former Order, to
be paid to Mr. Scawen: It is Ordered, That the said Two
thousand Pounds be paid to Mr. Gaustall and Mr. Leman,
the Treasurers; and by them to be issued, according to
the Order of the Committee for the Army where Mr.
Scawen has the Chair.
Ordered, That the Gentlemen of Hants shall have Power
to bring in an Ordinance for putting the County of Hants
into a Posture of Defence.
Ordered, That the Moiety of such Monies, as shall be
discovered by the Lord Willowhby of Parham, shall be
paid unto him, upon Account, for his Arrears; and that
the other Moiety shall be disposed for the Use of the Garison at Abingdon, and of the Associated Counties of Berk',
Buck', and Oxon: And the Examination hereof is referred
to the Committee of Lords and Commons at HaberdashersHall: And that the said Lord Willoughby may compound
with the Discoverers.
Upon the humble Petition of Thomas Andrewes Alderman, Maurice Thomson, James Russell, and Samuel Moyer,
It is Ordered, That they shall have Liberty to ship
aboard the Ship Ruth, by Bill of Store, to the Value of
Three thousand Pounds in Spanish Royals of Eight, and
to transport the same; for the better carrying on their
Trade: And that the Commissioners for the Customs do
give a Bill of Store for the same.