House of Commons Journal Volume 4
26 May 1646

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 4: 26 May 1646', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 4: 1644-1646 (1802), pp. 555-556. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=23702 Date accessed: 27 November 2014.


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Die Martis, 26 Maii, 1646.

Prayers.

MR. Knightley reports, from the Committee of Lords and Commons for the Affairs of Ireland, the Opinion of that Committee concerning Two thousand Pounds to be paid unto the Lord Inchiquin, and Fifteen hundred Pounds to the Lord Broghill, in part of such Pay as is, or shall be, due unto them; Fifteen hundred Pounds out of the Excise, Fifteen hundred Pounds out of GoldsmithsHall, and Five hundred Pounds out of Haberdashers-Hall; each of those Sums to be proportionably divided betwixt them.

Resolved, &c. That the Sum of Three thousand and Five hundred Pounds be allowed and paid unto the Lord Inchiquin, and the Lord Broghill, or their Assigns, respectively, upon Account, in Part of their Pay; viz. Two thousand Pounds to the Lord Inchiquin, and Fifteen hundred Pounds to the Lord Broghill: And that this Three thousand Five hundred Pounds be charged upon the several Ordinances for the Assessments for Ireland, with Interest after the Rate of Eight Pounds per Centum per Annum, for the Forbearance of the same, or any Part thereof.

Sir Robert Pye is appointed to go to the Lords, to press them to expedite the Ordinance for Giving of Power to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland to levy Men here, for the Service of that Kingdom; because it required a Dispatch at this Instant.

The several Letters and Papers of the Report of the Conference with the Lords, Yesterday made by Sir William Lewes, according to Order, were this Day read by the Clerk.

The House being informed, That divers of the Aldermen and Common-Council of the City of London were at the Door;

They were called in: And Mr. Sheriff Kenrick said, He was commanded to present to the House an humble Remonstrance and Petition of the Lord Mayor, Aldermen, and Commons of the City of London, in Common-Council assembled: Also the Copy of a Letter delivered to the Lord Mayor Yesterday in the Afternoon about Three of the Clock, and read this Morning in a Common-Council; the Letter being from his Majesty, and directed to the Lord Mayor, Aldermen, and Common-Council of the City of London.

The Copy of the Letter from his Majesty was read.

The said Remonstrance and Petition were likewise read.

Resolved, &c. That the Door be shut: And that no Member be permitted to go out of the House without Leave.

Resolved, &c. That the Member that spake the Words, informed to be spoken to the Assembly of Divines on the Day of Thanksgiving, at Dinner at Grocers-Hall, shall be now named.

Sir Anthony Irby, Sir H. Vane, Mr. Holles, Sir H. Heyman, Mr. Marten, Sir Wm. Waller, Mr. Nath. Fienis, Sir Harbotle Grimston, Mr. Sollicitor, Mr. Walter Long, Mr. Hill, Sir Gilbert Gerard, Mr. Jennour, Mr. Whitelock, Mr. Lisle, Mr. Rigby, Sir Phil. Stapilton, Colonel Ven, Mr. Maynard, Sir Robert Harley, Sir Richard Onsloe, Sir John Danvers, Mr. Gell, Sir John Evelyn, Mr. Holland, Mr. Piggott, Sir Tho. Wroth, Mr. Sydenham, Mr. Ashhurst, Mr. Armyn, Mr. Baynton, Sir Peter Wentworth, Mr. * Sayer, Alderman Atkins, Mr. Pelham, Sir Arthur Hesilrig, Sir Tho. Middleton;

This Committee is appointed to examine the Information given in by Colonel Thomson: And are to meet upon it on Friday next, at Two post meridiem, in the StarChamber: And have Power to send for Parties, Witnesses, Papers, Records, &c.

Sir Robert Pye brings Answer, That the Lords will take the Ordinance for enabling the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland to raise Men for that Service into present Consideration; and will send Answer by Messengers of their own.

The Question was propounded, Whether the Citizens shall now be called in; and told, That the House will take their Remonstrance and Petition into Consideration, when Time shall be convenient:

The Question being put, Whether this Question shall be now put;

The House was divided.

The Noes went forth.

Sir Phil. Stapilton, Tellers for the Yea: 148.
Sir John Clotworthy, With the Yea,
Sir John Evelyn, Tellers for the Noe: 113.
Sir Peter Wentworth, With the Noe,

The Question being put, Whether the Citizens shall be now called in; and told, That the House will take their Remonstrance and Petition into Consideration, when Time shall be convenient;

The House was divided.

The Yeas went forth.

Sir Phil. Stapilton, Tellers for the Yea: 151.
Sir John Clotworthy, With the Yea,
Sir Arth. Hasilrig, Tellers for the Noe: 108.
Sir John Evelyn, With the Noe,

So that the Question passed with the Affirmative. And

It is Resolved, &c. That the Citizens shall be now called in; and told, That the House will take their Remonstrance and Petition into Consideration, when Time shall be convenient.

The Citizens were called in: And Mr. Speaker accordingly acquainted them, That the House will take their Remonstrance and Petition into Consideration, when Time shall be convenient.

Resolved, &c. That the House do now rise. And

Mr. Speaker adjourned the House accordingly.