Die Martis, Julii 8, 1645.
SIR Henry Vane reports, from the Committee of the
Revenue, a View of the Assignments upon the Revenue, and other pressing Payments, chargeable upon the
same, and payable between this and Michaelmas next;
which amounted to the Sum of Forty-two thousand Two
hundred and Four Pounds Three Shillings Eleven-pence;
and likewise Certificates of the Arrears of such Wards,
whose Committees are Members of either House of Parliament, of all such Sums of Money as are due and unpaid
by them, at Michaelmas, 1644.
Resolved, &c. That the Lands of such Wards, which
are committed to the Members of this House, to the Use
of the Ward, the Rents of the Lands, and the Sums compounded for, shall be charged upon the Lands of the
Wards for which the Debt was contracted: And that Process issue accordingly, except in such Cases where the
Committee of the Ward already received the Rents, and
have not paid them in.
Ordered, That the particular Cases of those Gentlemen
that are Members of this House, this Day reported, concerning Wardships, be referred to the Committee of the
Revenue; to state their Cases, and to present them to the
House, together with their Opinions thereupon: And that
those Members that are concerned herein, do repair to the
Committee of the Revenue; and there make their Cases
Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee of the
Revenue, to consider what Proportions shall be fit to be
abated to the Tenants, for publick Charges, out of any
Rents payable to the Crown: And they are to state the
same; and to present their Opinions thereupon to the
House, on Thursday next.
Sir Robert Pye carried to the Lords the Order for One
hundred Pounds in Money, and Five Pounds per Week,
out of the Sequestrations: The Vote for Colonel Carne,
Mr. Hughes, Mr. Herbert, and Mr. Walter, to be added
to the several Committees of Gloucester, Hereford, Monmouth, Glamorgan, Brecknock, and Radnor: The Ordinance for Settling of Mr. Jackson to be Minister of St.
Peter's Church in Gloucester.
A Message from the Lords, by Serjeant Whitfield and
The Lords having received this Letter from the Resident of France; their Lordships are very willing, that he
be received in the Houses, if he think fit to come in such
Manner as was formerly agreed by both Houses; or; if he
think fit to come to the joint Committee for Foreign
Affairs, he shall be there received with Respect, and heard
what he hath to say: And their Lordships desire the House
of Commons to agree with their Lordships herein.
The Lords have received a Petition concerning one John
Ogle: The Lords have granted his Desires in it; and have
sent it to you, for your Concurrence: Also a Petition from
the County of Bedford; which they desire you would take
into Consideration: A Letter from the Lady Haddington:
The Lords have agreed, That those Horses, mentioned in
the Letter, shall be transported, because she brought them
out of Scotland; and desire your Concurrence in it. They
desire you would take into Consideration the Ordinance
concerning the great Park of Windsor; and the Message
sent from the Lords Yesterday, for providing for, of the
Sir Robert Pye brings Answer from the Lords, That
they do agree to the several Particulars carried by him to
Resolved, &c. That this House doth agree with the
Lords, in their Order for Receiving of the French Agent.
The Letter concerning the Lady Haddington was read:
It is Resolved, &c. That this House doth agree with the
Lords, for the Lady Haddington to transport those Thirteen Horses she brought with her out of Scotland.
The Petition of Colonel John Ogle was read; and nothing
done upon it.
Answer returned by the same Messengers; That as to
the Reception of the French Agent, and the Lady Haddington's Pass for her Horses, they do agree: And, as to the
rest, they will send Answer by Messengers of their own.
A Letter from the Committee at Yorke, of July the
Fourth 1645, was this Day read.
Resolved, &c. That Five thousand Pounds be forthwith
speedily provided, for the Payment of the Forces that were
late under the Command of the Lord Fairfax, now upon
the Reducing of them.
Resolved, &c. That Five thousand Pounds be forthwith
provided, to be employed for the Payment of, and the
Service of, those Forces that are to be raised and maintained
by the Ordinance for the Northern Association: And that
this Ten thousand Pounds be charged upon the Excise, to
be paid in its Course.
Whereas, by an Order of both Houses, of the Nineteenth of April last, and another of the Seventh of May
following, Three thousand Pounds a Year is allowed unto
the Earl of Northumberland, for a Subsistence, in Consideration of his great Sufferings: And likewise, by another
Order of both Houses, bearing Date the Four and-twentieth of June last, the said Three thousand Pounds a Year
is assigned, to be paid out of the Profits of the Mint: The
Commons do hereby order and appoint, That the Committee for the Revenue do cause the said yearly Sum of
Three thousand Pounds to be paid accordingly, out of the
Profits of the Mint.
Ordered, That, on Thursday Morning next, at Eight of
the Clock, the House do sit in a Grand Committee, to
take into Consideration the Matter of raising Money only:
And that the Ordinance concerning the Sale of Delinquents Estates, and the Ordinance for removing the Obstructions, in bringing in the Monies upon the Sequestrations of Delinquents Estates, formerly committed to particular Committees, be now committed to this Grand Committee: And this Committee is appointed to take into
Consideration, How to raise Monies, either by these Ordinances, or any other Ways.
Ordered, That Mr. Ellys and Mr. Hill, do prepare and
bring in an Ordinance, on Thursday Morning next, for
Martial Law in London.
Resolved, &c. That Two hundred Dragoon Horses be
forthwith provided by the Committee for Sir Thomas Fairfaxe's Army.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir Edward Leech and
The Lords have commanded us to return you this Ordinance, concerning Argier: It moved first from this House;
and the Lords do agree to it, with this Amendment: To
which they desire your Concurrence. They commanded
us to acquaint you, That the Lords have appointed Two
of their House, to go Commissioners into Scotland, the
Earl of Rutland and the Lord Wharton: And they desire,
That the Committee of both Houses, that are to draw up
Instructions for those Commissioners, may meet this Afternoon at Three of the Clock; and that they may then
likewise take into Consideration the Business concerning
An Ordinance for granting the Custody and Wardship
of the Body and Lands of the Heir of Sir Wm. Savile
Baronet, deceased, to Philip Lord Wharton, to, and for,
his only Use and Benefit, was this Day read, the First and
Second time; and, upon the Question, committed, upon
the Debate thereupon, this Day, in the House, unto
Mr. Reynolds, Mr. Bond, Sir Wm. Brereton, Sir John
Evelyn senior, Mr. Prideaux, Sir Christo. Wray, Mr.
Baynton, Mr. Grimston, Mr. Ashhurst, Mr. Strode, Sir
Thomas Widdrington, Sir Ben. Rudyard, Sir Wm. Allenson,
Mr. Lisle, Lord Waineman, Mr. Recorder, Sir Antho.
Irby, Mr. Rigby, Sir Jo. Curson, Mr. Holles, Mr. Roll,
Mr. Whitlocke, Mr. Morley, Mr. Blackeston, Mr. Cage,
Mr. Longe, Sir Christo. Yelverton, Sir Henry Mildmay, Mr.
Buller, Mr. Heveningham: Are to meet To-morrow at
Two of Clock, in the Queen's Court: And have Power to
send for Parties, Witnesses, Papers, Records, &c.
The Amendment to the Ordinance concerning Argier
was read; and, upon the Question, assented unto.
Resolved, &c. That as to that Part of the Message, for
the Committee to meet this Afternoon, to draw up Instructions for the Commissioners that are to go into Scotland,
this House doth agree: And, as to the Business concerning
Carlile, they will send Answer by Messengers of their own.
Answer returned by the Second Messengers; That to
the Amendment to the Ordinance concerning Algier, this
House doth agree; and have appointed, that the Committee for preparing the Instructions for the Commissioners
appointed to go into Scotland: As for the Business concerning Carlisle, they will send Answer by Messengers of their
Ordered, &c. That the Committee of the Army do take
speedy Care for sending Two thousand Pair of Shoes, and
Two thousand Pair of Stockings, to the Party of Sir
Thomas Fairefax' Army at Taunton; to be deducted out
of their Entertainment.
Ordered, &c. That the several and respective Members
of the several and respective Counties, out of which the
Recruits are to come for Sir Thomas Fairefaxe's Army, do,
on Thursday next, give an Account to the House of their
Ordered, &c. That, To-morrow at Eleven of Clock,
Mr. Corbett do make his Report, concerning the Horse
that are to go to Newarke: And that the House do take
into Consideration the Condition of those Parts, and of
the Borders of the Association.