Die Lunæ, 13 Junii, 1642.
Message to Lords.
ORDERED, That Sir Peter Wentworth do
carry up the Names of Sir Edw. Boyse, and Mr.
Browne, formerly approved of to be Deputy Lieutenants
of the County of Kent; and likewise the Instructions
given to the Committees of Lancashire; and likewise to
desire a Conference concerning some Informations
touching the Execution of the Ordinance of the Militia
Information against Wolseley, &c.
Ordered, That the Lords be acquainted with the Informations against Captain Wolseley, Ensign Dudley, and
Jo. Lometon, Parson, of their Endeavours to hinder and
obstruct the Execution of the Ordinance of the Militia.
Resolved, That Captain Wolseley, Ensign Dudley, and
John Lometon, Parson of Ibstock, be forthwith sent for, as
Delinquents, by the Serjeant at Arms, attending on this
House, for giving Interruption to the Execution of the
Ordinance of the Militia in the County of Leicester.
Resolved, upon the Question, That Sir Edw. Peto,
Godfrey Bosevile, Anth. Houghton, Esquires, shall be
recommended by this House, to the Lord Lieutenant of
the County of Warwicke, to be Deputy Lieutenants for
Letters, &c. read.
A Letter from the Committee in Lincolneshire, of the
Eleventh of June, from Boston, to Mr. Pym, concerning
their Proceedings in the Ordinance concerning the Militia: and likewise a Letter from his Majesty to Captain
Booth, to command him, upon his Allegiance, not to stir
out of the County of Lincolne; and likewise an Information of Words spoken by Mr. Edw. Meddlemore; were
Ordered, That the Lords be acquainted herewith.
Sir Peter Wentworth is ordered to desire a Conference
concerning these Informations.
Arms at the Still-yard.
Information being given, that there were great Quantities of Granadoes laid up in a Warehouse at the Stillyard, which were made by the Appointment of Mr.
Browne the Gunfounder: It is Ordered, That the said
Mr. Browne shall give in to this House a particular List
of those Granadoes, for what Places they are designed,
and by whom bespoken: And that he deliver out none
of them but by Order of this House: And to give an
Account, if any of these Granadoes be already delivered
out, and unto whom, and by whom.
Ordered, That Sir Edw. Littleton, Mr. Spurstoe, and
Mr. Vassall, do give Notice to Mr. Courten, that he do
not transport or dispose of his Salt-petre, in regard that
this House intends to buy it of him.
Person sent for.
Ordered, That the Committee for Informations do send
for Sir Selwyn Parker, to inquire of him what became of
the Business between the Cavaliers, and the Serjeants that
beat up Drums for Guards to come down to attend the
Corn for Ireland.
Upon the Report from the Committee appointed to
consider of the providing of Corn for Ireland;
Resolved, upon the Question, That the Commissioners
for Irish Affairs be desired to contract with no Merchant
for any Corn, to be carried into Ireland, but such as shall
be of the Growth of England or Wales.
Resolved, That this farther Business concerning the
Transportation of Corn into Ireland, be laid aside for this
Arms, &c. for Lincolneshire.
Ordered, That Mr. Charles Dymock shall have Mr.
Speaker's Warrant to carry into Lincolneshire divers
Arms and Ammunition, whereof he presented a List to
this House, into Lincolneshire.
Arms for Leicestershire.
Ordered, That the Lord Gray shall have a Warrant
for the sending down of a hundred Musquets and Bandaliers, and a hundred Swords into Leicestershire.
Transactions with Scotland.
Two Papers from the Scots, delivered at a Conference
with the Lords, about Wednesday last, concerning the
Arrears due to their Soldiers, their Brotherly Assistance,
and their Provision of Meal; and another concerning a
Petition tendered unto them from some of their Countrymen in Northumberland, shewing that they were to be
taxed in that County, per Poll, as Aliens and Strangers;
which is a thing never heretofore practised upon any of
Resolved, That Thirty-four thousand Pounds be paid
unto the Scotts Commissioners, upon Account, out of the
first Monies that shall come in, towards their Brotherly
Assistance, and the Pay of the Arrears to the Soldier,
and the Providing of Meal.
* Solicitor, Sir Tho. Widdrington, * Glyn, * Browne,
or any Two of them, are appointed to prepare Commissions for conserving the Peace between the Two Nations
of England and Scotland; and likewise concerning the
Matter of Commerce and Trade between the Two
Ordered, That this House doth declare that the post
nati of the Scotts, inhabiting in Newcastle, and the
Northern Parts, ought not to be taxed towards any Payment as Aliens, but ought to pay as the rest of the English.
That Sir Ro. Harley do know of the Merchant Adventurers, what part of the Thirty thousand Pounds they are
willing to pay over, by Bill of Exchange, beyond Sea.
A Message from the Lords by Serjeant Ayloffe and
The Lords desire a Conference, by a Committee of both
Houses, presently, in the Painted Chamber, concerning
Letters from the Lord Lieutenant of Lincolneshire; and
concerning the Lord Lieutenant's going into Ireland.
Popham's Letter, &c.
A Letter from Mr. Alexander Popham, to his Father
Sir F. Popham, of the Eleventh of June; and the Copy
of a Petition inclosed, endeavouring to be presented, and
to have Hands gotten unto it, which lays Imputations
upon the Proceedings of Parliament, were now read: And
Mr. Strode is appointed to go to the Lords, to desire, that,
at this Conference, they may acquaint their Lordships
with some Informations received from Somersettshire.-
Specie for Ireland.
Ordered, That the Committee of Adventurers for Ireland shall have Liberty to Ship Two thousand Pounds in
Specie, to be transported into Ireland, for the Payment
of the Soldiers.-
Popham's Letter, &c.
Sir Fr. Popham's Servant that brought the Letters
from Sir F. Popham to the House, was called in; and
did affirm the Letter from Mr. Alexander Popham to be
written with his own Hand; the which says, That the
Mayor and Aldermen of Bathe, told him, That the inclosed Petition was sent to Bathe by Sir F. Dodington.
Person sent for.
Resolved, That Mr. Cressy, the Lecturer at the Temple,
be forthwith sent for, as a Delinquent; and that he bring
with him the Notes of the Sermon that he preached
Yesterday, at the Temple.
Persons to attend.
Resolved, upon the Question, That Sir F. Dodington
and Sir Charles Berkeley be forthwith summoned to
attend this House presently.
Answer from Lords.
Sir Peter Wentworth brings Answer, That the Lords
do agree to the Deputy Lieutenants recommended for
Kent and Warwickshire; and to the Instructions to be
sent into Lancashire; and will give a Meeting at a Conference, as is desired.
Answer returned by the same Messengers: That this
House will give a present Meeting, as is desired.
Mr. Strode brings Answer, That the Lords do agree
that the Information from Somersettshire should be a Part
of this Conference.
Lord Gray, Mr. Pym, Mr. Holles, Sir Jo. Evelyn,
Mr. Ashe are appointed Reporters and Managers of this
Resolved, upon the Question, That Sir Wm. Fenton
be recommended unto the Committee for Adventurers,
for a Reformado Captain of a Troop of Horse.
Not to publish Proclamations.
The Sheriff of Essex, who presented unto the House
divers Proclamations, which he had received: The House
takes it well at his Hands, that he came and acquainted
the House with these Proclamations, as in Duty he was
bound, they concerning the Proceedings of Parliament;
and do injoin him to observe the Orders of the House,
and publish them in the County; and not to publish these
Proclamations, or any of the like Nature, that concern
Sending Dispatches, &c.
Mr. Hampden, Mr. Wheeler, Mr. Cromwell, Mr. Arth.
Goodwyn, Mr. Peard;
This Committee is to take care to send down the Dispatches, Orders, and Resolutions of the House, that are
appointed to be sent to the Committees employed by the
Ordered, That the Monies collected upon the Act of
Contribution, in Hull, be paid unto Sir Jo. Hotham, upon
Account, to be employed towards the Pay of the Soldier
King's Letter to Council in Scotland, &c.
A Declaration concerning a Letter from his Majesty
to the Council in Scotland; and concerning a Petition delivered to the said Council, from the Boroughs; was this
Day read; and, by Vote, upon the Question, assented
unto; and carried up to the Lords by Mr. Hampden.
Impeachment of the Nine Lords.
Ordered, That Mr. Holles be added to the Committee
appointed to prepare an Impeachment against the Nine
Lords: And that he do take some Care that the Committee meet this Afternoon, at Three of Clock, in the
Inner Court of Wards: And that the Impeachment be
brought in To-morrow Morning.
Ordered, That Mr. Arth. Goodwyn be added to the
Committee for the Propositions, and that he take Care
that That Committee meet at all convenient Times.
Mr. Pym from the Conference with the Lords, delivered a Letter from the Lord Lieutenant of the County
of Lincolne, to the Earl of Essex; One from Sir Wm.
Pelham; and One from Sir Ph. Tyrwhit, to the Lord
Willoughby; One from his Majesty, of the Seventh of
June, to the Lord Willoughby; and One from the Lord
Resolved, upon the Question, That this Business of
Lincolneshire be referred to the Committee of Lords
and Commons, appointed to prepare the Declaration
concerning the Business of Beckwith: And that That
Committee do meet the Committee of the Lords this
Afternoon, at Three of Clock.
Lord Lieut of Ireland.
Resolved, upon the Question, That this House shall
join with the Lords, to desire his Majesty to expedite
such Instructions he shall please to give the Lieutenant
of Ireland, that his Journey may not stay upon those
Ordered, That the Propositions concerning the Lord
Lieutenant of Ireland's going into Ireland, be reported
To-morrow Morning, the first Business.
Money for Ulster.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Commissioners for
Irish Affairs, to consider what Sum of Money is fit to be
sent into Ulster, for the Payment of the Two Regiments
Ordered, That the Business of Newcastle be reported
Persons in custody.
The House was informed, That the Printer and Designer of the Picture of Sir Jo. Hotham was at the
It was Ordered, That they should remain still in
Custody; and appear here To-morrow Morning.