Die Jovis, 11c Septembris, 1645.
THE humble Petition of Thomas Lenthall, John Maston, and others, Merchants, was this Day read; and
was, for a final Hearing and Determination, according to
the Rules of the Admiralty, before the Judges Delegates,
upon an Appeal, concerning a Ship and Goods stopped at
Sea, under colour of a Patent adjudged by this House
to be a Monopoly.
Ordered, That the Judges Delegates do proceed to
Sentence, with Effect, upon the whole Matter itself, without admitting any further Delay, or any Plea, or insisting
upon the Jurisdiction of the Court, in these Causes: And
the Parties, and their Counsel, are injoined to attend the
Judges Delegates accordingly; who are hereby required
to give a speedy Dispatch therein, according to the Rules
of the Civil Law, and Merit of the Cause.
Mr. Rous reports, from the Committee for the King's
Childrens Family, the Opinion of the Committee concerning the Placing of them with the Earl of Northumberland.
Resolved, &c. That Five thousand Pounds per Annum
be allowed to the Earl of Northumberland, for the Keeping
of the King's younger Children, in an honourable Way.
Resolved, &c. That the Earl of Northumberland shall
have the Use of Whitehall, St. James'-House, or Somersett-House, or any other of the King's Houses near the
City, as he shall find Occasion: And that, upon his Warrant, the several and respective Officers, whom it doth or
may concern, shall deliver such Hangings, Plate, Silver
Vessel, or such other necessary and sitting Accommodations, as he shall require, for the Use of the King's Children, and for furnishing and accommodating such of the
King's Houses, as he shall, upon Occasion, think fit to
make use of.
Resolved, &c. That the Allowance to the Physician appointed to attend the King's Children shall not be understood to be comprehended within the Five thousand Pounds
per Annum allowed to the Earl of Northumberland, for
keeping the King's Children.
Resolved, &c. That Three hundred Pounds per Annum
shall be allowed to the Physicians appointed to attend the
King's Children; viz. to Sir Theodore Mayherne Two hundred Pounds per Annum, and One hundred Pounds per
Annum to Dr. Collydon.
Upon the Report of the State of the Case of Cornelius
Holland Esquire, a Member of this House, in relation to
his Place of Paymaster, and Clerk of the Green-Cloth, to
It is Resolved, &c. That Mr. Holland, by the Ordinance
for disabling the Members of either House to hold any
Office, Military or Civil, is not disabled from the Enjoying of the said Paymaster's and Clerk of the Green-Cloth's
Places, and the Profits thereunto belonging.
Resolved, &c. That a Lease shall be made, to Cornelius
Holland Esquire, of the Lands of his Majesty's Pastures of
Cresland in the County of Buck', formerly used for the
Feeding of Composition-Cattle, for One-and-twenty Years,
at the Rent of Two hundred Pounds per Annum: And that
an Ordinance be brought in to this Purpose, to enable the
Commissioners of the Great Seal to pass a Lease unto him,
under the Great Seal, accordingly, in lieu of the Profits of
his Places of Paymaster, and Clerk of the Green-Cloth,
amounting, as by the Report, and according to his Majesty's Book signed, and Warrant under his Majesty's Sign
Manual, unto the yearly Sum of Eight hundred and Twenty-seven Pounds and Seven Shillings.
Sir Tho. Widdrington is appointed to prepare this Ordinance.
Resolved, &c. That Four hundred Pounds per Annum
shall be allowed unto Colonel Humfreis.
Resolved, &c. That Two hundred Pounds per Annum
shall be allowed and paid to Mr. Nicolas Bond.
Resolved, &c. That Eighty Pounds per Annum shall be
allowed and paid to Mr. Jackson.
Resolved, &c. That the Five thousand Pounds per Annum, and the Three thousand Pounds per Annum appointed
to the Earl of Northumberland, for keeping the King's
younger Children, and for his own Support, be paid by
the Committee of the King's, Queen's, and Prince's Revenue: And that they give Directions for the Payment
thereof proportionably, out of the Profits of the Mint, every
Week: And that, in case such Assignation out of the Mint
shall not supply the same, that then the same shall be paid
out of the Receipt of the Revenue.
The humble Petition of his Majesty's Servants attending
the Royal Children was this Day read: And
It is Resolved, &c. That Three thousand One hundred
and Twenty-seven Pounds Five Shillings and Nine-pence
be allowed to the Petitioners, and other his Majesty's Servants appointed to attend the King's Children here, by
way of Pension, yearly, for Subsistence of them and their
Families, and be distributed according to the Order and
Directions of the Committee for the Prince's Family.
Resolved, &c. That this House doth declare, That they
hold it fit, that the King's Children be forthwith removed
to St. James's.
An Ordinance to enable both Houses, or the Committee
of Lords and Commons for Irish Affairs, or the Committee
of both Kingdoms, to prepare and give Instructions to
Mr. Annesley, and Sir Robert King, appointed to go Commissioners into Ulster in Ireland, was this Day read; and,
upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be sent to the
Lords for their Concurrence.
Resolved, &c. That a Committee shall be appointed, by
this House, to hear and receive such Matters as shall be
offered and propounded unto them, by the Scotts Commissioners.
Resolved, &c. That Sir John Brownloe Baronet, Sir
Richard Erle Baronet, Sir Hamond Whitchcost Knight,
Francis Pierepoint, John Wray, Edward Aiscough, William
Ofield, John Broxholme, Wm. Ellis, Edmund Anderson,
William Disney, Henry Pelham, William Savile, Edmund
Ellis, Henry Massingbird, Esquires, shall be Deputy-Lieutenants for the County of Lincoln.
Resolved, &c. That this House doth nominate and approve of Alderman Langeham, and James Langeham
Esquire, his Son, to be added to the Committee of the
County of Northampton.
The Lords Concurrence to be desired herein.
Sir John Clotworthy carried to the Lords, for their Concurrence, the Order for reimbursing the Commissioners of
Excise Three thousand Pounds, advanced by them to the
Committee of Hants: The Ordinance concerning the first
Buyer: The Ordinance for maintaining the Blockhouses
out of the Excise.
He was to put the Lords in mind of passing the additional Names of the Committees to the Eastern Association: The Order concerning the Comptrol upon the Excise.
The Vote concerning Martial Law: The Ordinance for the
Sale of Delinquents Estates.
He was likewise to desire, that the Lords would appoint a
Committee to meet with a Committee of a proportionable
Number of this House, to receive and hear such Matters
as shall be propounded by the Scotts Commissioners.
He likewise carried up the Names of Alderman Langham, and his Son, to be added to the Committee of Northampton; and the Names of divers Gentlemen to be added
Deputy-Lieutenants to the County of Lincoln.
Mr. Pierepoint carried to the Lords, for their Concurrence, the Votes made concerning the King's Children, and
the Earl of Northumberland.
Resolved, &c. That the House do meet in a Grand
Committee every Saturday and Tuesday, at Eight of Clock,
peremptorily, to take into Consideration the Providing of
Monies and Forces for the publick Service of the Kingdom.
A Message from the Lords, by Doctor Aylett and
The Lords have commanded us to bring you the Desires of the Earl of Stamford, expressed in this Paper; which
they desire may be taken into speedy Consideration: The
Lords Desires concerning the Duke of Guildres, expressed
in this Paper; which they desire you to take into your
Consideration: And an Ordinance concerning Trinity-College in Cambridge; which they likewise desire you to take
into your Consideration.
The Paper, concerning the Desires of the Earl of Stamford, was read.
Sir Henry Mildmay, Sir Phil. Stapilton, Sir Edmund
Fowell, Sir John Curson, Sir Christopher Wray, Mr. F.
Buller, Sir Sam. Luke, Sir Symonds D'Ewes, Mr. Erle, Sir
John Northcott, Mr. Knightley, Mr. Broxholme, Sir Edw.
Aiscough, Mr. Dunch;
This Committee, or any Four of them, are appointed
to consider of some Way for the Subsistence of the Earl of
Stamford, either by the Way propounded by himself, or
any other convenient Way: And are to meet To-morrow
at Two post meridiem, in the Court of Wards.
The Paper concerning the Duke of Gueldres was read.
Resolved, &c. That the Duke of Gueldres shall have
Leave to transport Ten Geldings, himself, his Retinue, and
his and their necessary Accomodations.
The Ordinance concerning Trinity College in Cambridge
was read the First time; and, upon the Question, ordered
to be read the Second time, To-morrow Morning.
Ordered, That the Ordinance concerning the Government of the University of Cambridge be read To-morrow
Ordered, That the Report from the Committee for Examinations, concerning the scandalous Words spoken of
Mr. Speaker, be made peremptorily, the first Business, on
Monday Morning; and that no other Business do then
It is further Ordered, That the Cheshire Business be then
next taken into Consideration: And after That the Business
The humble Petition of divers Ministers of the County
of Suffolk was this Day read: And
Ordered, That it be referred to the Grand Committee for
Religion, to be taken into Consideration To-morrow.
Ordered, That, in the Absence or Sickness of Mr. Serjeant Hunt, Edward Birkhead Esquire, Serjeant at Arms
attending the Great Seal of England, do attend this House.
Answer returned by the same Messengers;
The House has considered their Lordships Message, and
the several Parts of it; and will send Answer by Messengers of their own.
The humble Petition of divers Gentlemen, and others,
well affected, of the Isle of Jersey, was this Day read.
Resolved, &c. That a Declaration be prepared, and
brought in, and sent to the Isle of Jersey, to declare how
sensible this House is of the barbarous and cruel Proceedings of the Governor of the Isle of Jersey; and how much
they do detest and abhorr it: And, that if he shall put to
Death any of the Friends to the Parliament, that then
Three for every One shall be hanged, of the Prisoners to
Sir Wm. Waller, Sir Philip Stapilton, Mr. Selden, and
Mr. Lisle, are appointed to prepare and bring in this
Ordered, That it be referred, and especially recommended,
unto the Committee for the Admiralty, to consider of
some speedy and effectual Course for the Reducing of the
Isle of Jersey: And that they do make Report of this
Business on Tuesday Morning next.
An Ordinance for making void all Acts and Proceedings
by Captain George Carterett, and his Adherents, in the
Island of Jersey, against the well-affected in that Island;
and for disabling the said Carterett, and his Adherents, from
holding any Place or Office there; and for giving the Wellaffected Reparation for their Losses, out of the Estates of
those Malignants; was this Day twice read; and, with
One Amendment at the Table, upon the Question, passed;
and ordered to be carried to the Lords for their Concurrence, by Sir Wm. Waller.
Sir John Clotworthy brings Answer, That as to the Ordinance for the first Buyer; for the Sale of Delinquents
Estates; the Vote for Martial Law; the additional Names
to the Committees of the Eastern Association; they will send
Answer by Messengers of their own: As to the rest of the
Messages, they do agree: And the Lords have appointed a
Committee of their whole House, to meet To-morrow
Morning at Ten of Clock, in the Painted Chamber, to
receive what shall be communicated from the Scotts Commissioners; and do desire, that a Committee of this House
may be appointed to meet with them.
Mr. Pierepoint brings Answer, That the Lords do agree
to the Votes carried up by him.
Sir Thomas Widdrington, Sir Peter Wentworth, Mr.
Lisle, Sir Henry Heyman, Mr.Lane, Mr. Gourden, Mr.
Morley, and Mr. Pury, are appointed to prepare Heads of a
Conference to be desired with the Lords To-morrow Morning, upon the additional Names desired to be added to the
Committees of the Eastern Association; the Ordinance for
Sale of Delinquents Estates; the Order concerning Martial
Law, sent up to the Lords, and remaining with them, and
yet unanswered, though many Messages have been for the
Passing of them.
They are likewise to manage this Conference.
A Letter from the Mayor and Jurates of Dover, of 8
Julii 1645; and another Letter from the Governor of
Dover-Castle, of 2 Septembris 1645; were both read; and
were, to desire the House to take care for the speedy Payment of the Arrears to the Soldiers of that Garison.
Ordered, &c. That it be referred to the Members of this
House, that are of Kent, to conser with the Commissioners
of Excise, and to consider of some Expedient, How the
Excise of Dover, and the Cinque-Ports, and Members in
the County of Kent, may be so ordered and managed, that
from thence an Entertainment may be raised for the Pay
of the Garison of Dover.
Ordered, That Five hundred Pounds be forthwith provided and charged upon the Receipts of the Excise, to be
paid in Course, with Interest after the Rate of Eight Pounds
per Cent. during the Time of the Forbearance of the same:
And that this Five hundred Pounds be employed towards
the Pay of the Arrears of the Garison of Dover.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Members of this
House, that are of the Committee of Kent, to find out
some Delinquent who may pay One thousand Pounds for
his Composition, to be employed for the Pay of the Arrears of the Garison at Dover-Castle.
Ordered, That a Warrant shall issue forth, under Mr.
Speaker's Hand, directed to the Clerk of the Crown in
Chancery, to issue forth a Writ, for the new Election of a
Burgess for the Borough-Town of Middhurst in the County
of Sussex, in the room and place of Thomas May Esquire;
who is disabled, by Judgment of this House, to sit as a
Member of this House, during this Parliament.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee of the
Army, to consider of an Establishment for the Garison at
Dover-Castle, and the Forts there.
Ordered, That Mr. Marlett shall have the Allowance of
Four Pounds per Week, for his present Maintenance, as
the other the Members have; to begin from the Time that
other Members receive it.
Ordered, That Sir Wm. Constable shall have the Allowance of Four Pounds per Week, for his present Maintenance, as other the Members have; to begin from the
Time that the other Members are to have it.
Ordered, That all Papers concerning any Persons in
Lancashire, either brought in to the House from the Committee of both Kingdoms, or now in Mr. Speaker's Custody;
and also the Matters contained in the Petitions of Colonel
Thomas Birch and Mr. Peter Harrison; be referred to the
Committee of Examinations.