DIE Martis, videlicet, 19 die Aprilis.
Moore to be released out of Newgate, upon giving Bail not to go to Ireland during the Rebellion.
Upon reading the Petition of Jane the Wife of
Captain Edward Moore, a Prisoner in Newgate, and
a Consideration being had of the Time of his Imprisonment, and the Want he is in there; it is thought fit, and
so Ordered, That the said Edward Moore, now a Prisoner in Newgate, upon putting in such Bail before the
Lord Chief Justice of the King's Bench as his Lordship shall like well of, not to go into Ireland during
the Time of the Rebellion there, shall be freed of and
from his present Restraint and Imprisonment.
Committee for the Kentish Petition to examine Witnesses about Words of Sir Geo. Stroude.
Ordered, That the Committee concerning the
Kentish Petition shall hereby have Power to examine
Witnesses, touching scandalous Words, which Sir George
Stroude, Knight, hath spoken of the Parliament.
L. Montague to send Horses to France, for his own Use.
Ordered, That the Lord Viscount Mountague shall
have Liberty (by virtue of this Order) to transport
into France Twelve Horses, or Geldings, for his own
Use and Service.
The Order brought up Yesterday from the House
of Commons was read: videlicet,
Order for 6000l. for Munster, from Ireland Adventurers.
"Ordered, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled, That the Persons instructed by the
Act of Parliament to receive the Monies underwritten
by the Adventurers for Ireland, do forthwith pay to
Mr. Loftus, Deputy Treasurer at War for Ireland,
the Sum of Six Thousand Pounds, to be by him sent
over in Specie into Munster, for the Relief of that
Province; and his Acquittance shall be a sufficient
Discharge for the same."
Wooley Leigh and Mr. Wingfield
Ordered, That Mr. Justice Heath shall (by virtue
hereof) consider whether that the Security that Mr.
Woolley Leigh hath, upon the Lands of Mr. Edward
Maria Wingfeild, be a sufficient Security for the Money
which the said Mr. Wingfeild oweth unto the said Mr.
Leigh, without the issuing out of a Ne exeat Regnum
against the said Mr. Wingfeild in this Cause; and that
the said Mr. Justice Heath, after Examination had
thereof, do make Report thereof unto this House.
Bill for settling the Militia.
Next, this House took into Consideration the Bill concerning the settling of the Militia; and, for the better
Debate thereof, the House was adjourned into a Committee during Pleasure. The House being resumed,
these Lords following were appointed to withdraw, and
consider of the Alterations and Additions to be made,
according to the Sense of the House upon the Debate,
and report the same to the House:
The L. Keeper.
The L. Privy Seal.
The L. Admiral.
L. Viscount Say & Seale.
Their Lordships retired themselves presently into
the Prince's Lodging.
Being returned, the Lord Keeper reported from the
Committee what Alterations and Additions have been
made in the Bill concerning the settling of the Militia;
which, being read Thrice, were approved of by the
House; and it is Ordered, That the said Bill shall
be ingrossed, with the said Alterations and Additions.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons,
by Mr. Walter Longe:
Message from the H. C. for Expedition to the Propositions for a Sea Adventure to Ireland.
To desire their Lordships would please to give Expedition to the Propositions concerning the Sea Adventure
brought up Yesterday, because the Masters of Ships
do stay their Ships from any other Employment, until
their Lordships Resolutions be known therein.
The Answer returned to this Message was:
That their Lordships will take the Propositions concerning the Sea Adventure for Ireland into Consideration speedily.
E. Bristol and Justice Mallet about the Kentish Petition.
Ordered, That the Lords Committees for the
Kentish Petition shall examine the Earl of Bristoll this
Afternoon, concerning that Petition; and likewise Mr.
Justice Mallett shall be examined, by the Committees
of both Houses, concerning the same Business, this Afternoon.
Archbishop of York Leave to take the Air.
Upon reading the humble Petition of John Archbishop of Yorke, a Prisoner in The Tower of London;
it is Ordered, That he shall have Liberty (by virtue
of this Order) to go abroad with his Keeper, to take
the Air, for his Health, provided he return every
Night to his Lodging in the The Tower.
Committee to consider of the Propositions for a Sea Adventure to Ireland.
Next, the Propositions concerning the setting forth a
Sea Adventure for the Service of Ireland, and the Votes
of the House of Commons thereupon, were read; and
these Lords following were appointed Committees, to
consider of what Objections can be made to these Propositions, and to send for the Adventurers, and hear
what they can say to the Objections:
The L. Admiral.
|L. Viscount Say & Seale.
Ds. Grey de Warke.
Their Lordships, or any Five, to meet when and
where they please.
Busby and Smith in Error.
Ordered, That the Writ of Error between Busby
and Smith shall be argued on Thursday come Sevennight,
at this Bar, by Counsel on both Sides.
Lady Hastings versus Mr. Poulton.
Ordered, That Mr. James Jackson, Doctor of
Physick, shall be examined upon Oath, by Sir Robert
Rich, One of the Masters of the Chancery, on the
Behalf of the Lady Hastings; and that Mr. Poulton
may cross-examine, if he think fit; and the Depositions
to be made Use of at the Hearing of the Cause.
Bill for settling the Militia.
vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the ordering
of the Militia of the Kingdom of England and Dominion
And, it being put to the Question, it was Resolved,
To pass as a Law.
Protest against it.
Memorandum, The Earl of Portland, before the putting of this Question, desired Leave of the House to
enter his Dissent to this Question; which was granted.
Message to the H. C. with Bills.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by
Mr. Serjeant Fynch and Mr. Serjeant Glanvile:
To deliver to the House of Commons Two Bills, one
for settling the Militia now passed, and the other concerning Hatfeild Levell; and to desire Expedition in the
Bill concerning the Militia.
Report of the E. of Bristoll's and Justice Mallet's Examination about the Kentish Petition.
The Lord Viscount Say & Seale reported, "That
the Committee for the Kentish Petition have examined
Mr. Justice Mallett, and likewise the Earl of Bristoll,
whom they cannot find guilty of any Thing more
than the receiving of the Petition from Mr. Justice
Mallett, and taking a Copy of it, and concealing it
from this House; but do not find him any Way
guilty of the contriving or approving the same."
E. Bristol released upon his Petition.
Then a Petition of the Earl of Bristoll was read;
humbly desiring their Lordships to extend their Justice
towards him, for his Releasement: Hereupon it is Ordered, That the Earl of Bristoll shall be forthwith
released of his present Restraint and Imprisonment in
The Tower of London.
Conference to be had, about a Declaration against those who shall procure Petitions against the Militia.
Ordered, That this House shall have a Conference
with the House of Commons, To-morrow Morning,
about a Declaration to be set forth, to this Effect:
"That whosoever shall go about to procure any Counter
Petition against the Militia, shall be accounted as a
Disturber of the Peace of this Kingdom; and that
whosoever shall inform either House of Parliament of
any such Person or Persons, shall be accounted to
have done good and acceptable Service for the Parliament."
Lord St. John versus Benyon.
Ordered, That the Cause of the Lord St. Johns
against George Benion shall be heard at this Bar, on
Thursday the 28th of this Instant April; and all Parties
herein concerned are to attend the said Hearing accordingly.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Mercurii,
videlicet, 20m diem instantis Aprilis, 1642, hora 9a Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.