DIE Martis, 18 die Martii.
PRAYERS, by Mr. Delmy.
Ds. Grey de Warke, Speaker.
L. Viscount Say & Seale.
Answer from the H. C.
The Messengers sent Yesterday to the House of Commons return with this Answer:
That they will give a Meeting, at a Free Conference,
this Morning, as is desired; and for the Letter of
Monsieur Sabran, they agree that it be referred to the
Committee of both Kingdoms, to report to both Houses
their Opinions, what is fit to be done thereupon.
Touching the Paper of the Spanish Ambassador, and
the Names to be added to the Committee for Leycestershire, they will send an Answer by Messengers of their
Lord Savill committed to the Black Rod, and to be examined.
The House being informed, "That the Lord Savill
is [ (fn. *) come to] Town;" and the Lord General signified (fn. *) to the House, "That the Lord Savill, having
been a long Prisoner at Oxford, intimated to his Lordship, that, if he might have a Pass, he desired to come
either to London or travel; and accordingly, his
Lordship granting him a Pass, he is come to London."
And this House Ordered, That the Gentleman
Usher attending this House shall take him into his
Custody; and that he lie under the same Restraint as the
Earls of Holland and Bedford did; and a Committee be
appointed, to examine him, what were (fn. †) the Reasons of
his coming away.
Ordered, That the Examination of the Lord Savill
be referred to the same Committee as examined the
Earl of Holland; and the Lord General, Earl of Kent,
and the Lord North, to be added to that Committee.
The Lord Savill to be brought before them To-morrow Morning, at Nine of the Clock.
List for the new Model of the Army.
The Clerk of the Parliament gave an Account to
this House, "That, upon diligent Search made, it appears not upon the Record, that there is any Order
to take away Proxies."
Upon this, the Proxy of the Earl of Mulgrave stood
good; and the Judgement of the House was, That the
Question Yesterday is to stand in the Affirmative.
(Here enter the List.)
These Lords following, before the putting of the
Question Yesterday, desired Leave of the House, that
if the Question was carried in the (fn. ‡) Negative, that they
might have (fn. ||) Leave to enter their Dissent to this
Question; which accordingly the House granted:
Heads for the Conference about it.
It is Ordered, To let the House of Commons know,
at the next Free Conference, "That this House doth
agree to pass this List, as it was presented by Sir
Thomas Fairefaxe to the House of Commons, and
brought up by the House of Commons to this House;
and to let them know, that this House ever was, and
will be, willing to concur with them, in what shall
be for the saving of the Kingdom."
And the Earl of Northumb. was appointed to deliver,
at the Free Conference, the Sense of the House, to the
Effect as aforesaid.
The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and went
to meet the House of Commons, at a Free Conference;
which being ended, the House was resumed.
Message from the H. C. for the E. of Northumberland to have the Charge of the King's Children;
A Message was brought from the House of Commons,
by Sir Peter Wentworth, &c.
1. To desire Concurrence, in the Nomination of the
Earl of Northumb. to have Charge and Care of the
King's Children at St. James; and that it be referred
to the Committee for the King's Children, to consider
of the placing of them under him. (Here enter it.)
and with an Order.
2. To desire Concurrence, in an Order for Advance
of Two Hundred Pounds to Major Crawford.
(Here enter it.)
The Answer returned was:
That this House approves of their Choice of the
Earl of Northumb. to have the Charge and Care of the
King's Children, and in the referring the Manner of settling them under him to the Committee; also their Lordships agreed to the Order concerning Major Crawford.
Next, was read a Paper from the Commissioners of
Paper from the Scots Commissioners, about the Restitution of the Earl of Roxburgh's Jewels, &c.
"We have delivered severall Papers unto your Lordships and these Gentlemen, to be presented to both
Houses of Parliament, concerning the Restitution of
the Jewells, Plate, Money, and Goods, belonging to
the Earl of Roxburgh or his Lady, the Tyme of her
Decease; to which Papers we have receved no
Answere, notwithstanding we did earnestly presse, by
a Paper of the 21 Decemb. last, that some speedy
Course might be taken, for giving Satisfaction to Alderman Andrewes, for the Summe of Fower Thousand
Pounds, due to him upon those Goods impignorate
to him by Ordinance of Parliament, the Time limitted
therein for Re-payment of that Summe being then to
expire upon the 24th of that Month; and, in Case
of Not-payment made to him before that Day, the
Jewells, Mony, and Plate, to be disposed of by him,
as his owne proper Goods; which Tyme being long
since elapsed, and nothing done therein, we have
thought fitt once againe to trouble your Lordships
with this Particuler, earnestly desiring the Honorable
Houses will be pleased to returne us an Answere,
that we may be able to give some Accompt thereof,
in Obedience to the Comands we have receved
from the Parliament of Scotland in Behalfe of that
Nobleman, of whose Affection and Forwardnes in
this Cause they have long since receved full Assurance.
"By Comand of the Comissioners for
the Parliament of Scotland.
17 Martii, 1644.
Ordered, That this Paper be communicated and
recommended to the House of Commons, to take some
(fn. *) Course for his Satisfaction.
Manors of Rowell and Orton, in Reversion to the E. of Denbigh, to be protected.
Upon reading the Petition of the Earl of Denbigh,
That, in the Manors of Rowell and Orton, in North'tonshire (which are for the present sequestered, but are
to descend upon his Lordship in Reversion), Liberty
is taken, not only to plough up the Grounds, but to
cut up the Woods, which will prove very much to
his Lordship's Loss and Prejudice."
It is Ordered, That there be a Stay of ploughing
up the Grounds, and cutting of the Woods; and that
the Committee of Sequestrations do take Order that
nothing be done herein to his Lordship's Prejudice, until
this House gives further Direction; and the Petition referred to them.
Message to the H. C. with the Paper about the E. of Roxburgh;
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by
Dr. Aylett and Dr. Heath:
To deliver the Scotts Papers to them concerning the
Earl of Roxburgh, with Recommendations.
and Mrs. Mordant's Pass,
2. To desire their Concurrence, for a Pass, for Mrs.
Mordent and her Sister, with their Servants, to go into
and Mr. Ogle's to go abroad.
3. To desire (fn. †) Concurrence in the Order for John
Ogle Esquire, to (fn. ‡) go beyond the Seas; there having
been Security given of One Thousand Pounds, that he
shall go over, and do nothing prejudicial to the Parliament.
List of Officers for the new Model of the Army.
"For the Horse:
"Sir Thomas Fairefax.
"Captain Le Hunt.
Captain John Reynolds.
Colonel Sir Robert Pye.
Major General Skippon.
Colonel Sir Mich. Lindsay.
|"For the Foot:|
"Sir Thomas Fairefax.
"Lieutenant Colonel Jackson.
"Major Cooke, Senior.
"Captain Cooke, Junior.
"Major General Skippon, Colonel.
"Lieutenant Colonel Frances.
"Captain Sam. Clarke.
"Captain John Clarke.
Lieutenant Colonel Cottesworth.
Lieutenant Colonel Ewre.
Captain John Boyce.
Captain John Binckle.
"Lieutenant Colonel Grimes.
"Captain Thomas Disney.
"Lieutenant Colonel Floyd.
"Lieutenant Colonel Hewson.
Lieutenant Colonel Bolstrode.
Lieutenant Colonel Farrington.
Lieutenant Colonel Owen.
This Regiment fully
passed as it came up
from the House of
Earl of Northumberland to have the Care of the King's Children.
"It is this Day Ordered, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament, That it be recommended unto
the Committee for the King's Children, to consider
the placing of the King's Children under the Care
of the Earl of Northumberland and his Lady; and
that they be desired to have a Care of them, and to
settle some certain Establishment for the constant
Maintenance of the said Children in an honourable
and fitting Way, in such a Manner as may likewise
have Consideration of an honourable Subsistence for
the Earl of Northumberland, who hath suffered so
much in his Private, for the Public: And it is further Ordered, That the Condition of the Lady
Dorsett be referred to the Consideration of this Committee."
Order for 200l. to General Crawford.
"Ordered, by the Lords and Commons assembled
in Parliament, That Two Hundred Pounds be forthwith this Afternoon advanced, upon Accompt, to
Major General Crawford, whereof One Hundred
Pounds by the Committee at Habberdashers Hall for
Advance of Monies by Way of Loan, and a Hundred
Pounds by the Treasurers of the Earl of Manchester's
Association: It is further Ordered, That the Treasurers of the said Association do re-pay the Committee at Habberdashers Hall the Hundred Pounds lent
upon this Occasion."
House adjourned till 9a cras.