Die Lunæ, 6 Aprilis, 1646.
ORdered, That Sir William Uvedale, a Member of this
House, shall have Leave to go into the Country, for
Recovery of his Health.
Ordered, That the Lord Fairfaxe, a Member of this
House, shall have Leave to go to the Bathe, for Recovery of his Health: And that his Attendance in the
House be dispensed with in the mean time.
Ordered, That the Ordinance for Maintenance of Ministers in the County of Middlesex, and in divers other Counties, be read on Friday Morning next, the first Business.
Ordered, That the Report concerning the Isle of Jersey
be made on Friday Morning next.
Ordered, That the whole Business concerning the Kingdom of Ireland, and the Reports concerning Ireland, be
taken into Consideration on Saturday Morning next, the first
The House, according to former Order, took into Consideration the Business of the Northern Association. And
It is Resolved, &c. That the Northern Counties, formerly associated, shall be associated for Six Months, beginning from the Twentieth Day of this present April 1646.
Resolved, &c. That the Forces of the Northern Associated Counties shall consist of Eight thousand Foot, and
Two thousand Horse.
Resolved, &c. That these Eight thousand Foot, and
Two thousand Horse, shall be under the immediate Command of Sir Thomas Fairefaxe.
The Question was propounded, Whether the several
Counties, Towns, and Places, of the Northern Association
shall pay the one Moiety of the monthly Assessments set
for and towards the Maintaining of Eight thousand Foot,
and Two thousand Horse, there:
And then the Question being put, Whether this Question shall be now put;
It passed with the Negative.
Sir John Danvers carried to the Lords, for their Concurrence, the Ordinance for Continuance of the Ordinance
for Maintenance of the Army for Four Months, from the
First of June: The Order for Twenty Pounds for the
Messenger from Shropshire, out of Haberdashers-Hall:
And the Order for Twenty Pounds for the Messenger from
Abingdon, out of Haberdashers-Hall.
He was to put the Lords in mind of the Ordinance for
Continuance of the Excise; and to desire their speedy Concurrence therein, in regard of the Necessities of the Kingdom.
Sir John Danvers brings Answer, That, as to the Two
Orders for the Two Messengers, the Lords do agree:
And, as to the Ordinance for Continuance of the Ordinance
of the Army, they will take it into Consideration; and
send Answer by Messengers of their own.
Ordered, That the Business concerning the Garison of
Hull, and the rest of the Garisons in the North, be taken
into Consideration on Thursday Morning next.
Ordered, That, next after the Business of the Northern
Garisons, the House do, on Thursday next, receive the
Reports from the Committee of the West.
Ordered, That the rest of the Report, concerning the
Northern Association, be taken into Consideration on Tuesday next, after the general Business of the Kingdom.
A Letter from the Commissioners of Scotland, from
Worcester-House, of 6 Aprilis 1646; and a Paper inclosed,
concerning the Propositions of Peace to be sent to his Majesty, of the same Date, signed, by the Commissioners
Command, "John Chiesly;" were this Day read.
It is Ordered, That this Paper be taken into Consideration To-morrow Morning, the first Business: And that
the Members of this House that are of the Committee appointed to treat with the Scotts Commissioners, upon the
Propositions, do then make Report of the Proceedings
in this Business.
A Letter from the Scotts Commissioners, of Aprilis 6
1646, from Worcester-House, concerning the unknown
Knight, and Robert Wright, was this Day read.
A Letter from Colonel Charles Fleetwood, of Aprilis 5
1646, was this Day read.
A Letter from the Committee of Surry, returning an
Answer to the Order of this House, concerning the sending back the Lady Dunsmoe to the King's Quarters, and
that the refused to go.
Resolved, &c. That the Committee of Surry be hereby
injoined to observe the Order of this House for the Sending
away of the Lady Dunsmoe, and her Retinue, out of the
Parliament's Quarters: And that they do forthwith send
them out accordingly.
Ordered, &c. That it be left to Mr. Wallop, a Member
of this House, to dispose of the Nurse, and the Earl of
Southampton's * Child, that came with the Lady Dunsmoe
from Oxford, as he shall think fit.
Ordered, &c. That Mrs. Porter shall have Mr. Speaker's Pass to go into France: And that the Pass be delivered
to the Serjeant at Arms attending this House; who is to
appoint one of his Servants to go with the said Mrs. Porter, at her Charge, to Dover, or Rye; and see her there
shipped, to be transported into France.
Ordered, &c. That the Committee of the Army shall
have Power to dispose of, and employ, any Horse in the
Service of the Parliament, in such manner as they shall
think fit, for the Safety of the City and Parliament.
Ordered, &c. That Colonel Carne, late Sheriff of the
County of Glamorgan, and Mr. Arthur Trevour, be forthwith sent to Bristoll, by Major-General Langherne, to be
there kept Prisoners till further Order: And that Mr.
Theloall do prepare a Letter, to be signed by Mr. Speaker,
and sent to Major-General Langherne, for this Purpose.
Ordered, &c. That Sir Marmaduke Lloyd be referred to
the Committee of Gloucester.
Ordered, &c. That Mr. Aldworth, a Member of this
House, shall have Leave to visit Mr. Serjeant Glanvill,
now Prisoner in the Tower.