DIE Mercurii, videlicet, 5 Octobris.
The Lord Grey de Warke was appointed
to be Speaker this Day.
Lord Chief Justice Leave to be absent.
Ordered, That the Lord Chief Justice hath Leave
to go into the Country for a few Days, to attend his
Doctor Paul, King's Chaplain, to have a Pass.
Ordered, That Doctor Paul, being Chaplain in Ordinary to His Majesty, and now to give his Attendance,
shall have a Warrant for himself and his Two Servants,
to go and come back in Safety.
Dexter committed, for printing King James's Judgement of a King and a Tyrant.
Abigail Dexter was brought to the Bar, and asked
who it was that made the Book, intituled, King James's
Judgment of a King and a Tyrant: * She answered, "That
she did not know who was the Author of it." Hereupon her Examination delivered in Yesterday by the
Lord Chief Justice was read before her; and she being
asked who did bring them to her, she said, "she did not
know;" but confessed the said Books were printed by
But, because she would not clearly confess who was
the Author, this House Ordered, That the said Abigall
shall be committed to The King's Bench, there to remain
until the Pleasure of this House be further known.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons,
by Sir Ric'd Onslowe, Knight:
Message from the H. C. with an Order for the Earl of Northumberland to be Lord Lieutenant of Surrey;
That the House of Commons have nominated and approved of the Earl of Northumb. to be Lord Lieutenant
of the County of Surrey, instead of the late Lord Lieutenant, deceased; and that the Deputations to the now
Deputy Lieutenants shall be to all Purposes good in the
mean Time, until new ones can be had from the Earl
of Northumb.; and that the Deputy Lieutenants be required to put the Propositions for Money, Plate, and
Horse, in Execution throughout the whole County.
Ordered, That this House agrees with the House of
Commons, in the nominating and approving of the Earl
of Northumb. to be Lord Lieutenant of the County of
Surrey, and in the rest of the Vote abovesaid.
and a Deputy Lieutenant's Name for Hereford.
2. That the House of Commons hath nominated and
approved of James Maine, Esquire, to be Deputy Lieutenant for the County of Hertford.
Ordered, That this House agrees with the House
of Commons in this Vote.
The Answer returned was:
Answer to the H. C.
That this House agrees with the House of Commons,
in nominating and approving the Earl of Northumb. to
be Lord Lieutenant of the County of Surrey; and likewise agrees to all the rest of the Particulars of this
Delivery of the Petition from both Houses to the King, by the L. General.
Next, the House took into Consideration the Votes
made by the House of Commons, concerning the Lord
General's Delivery of the Petition to the King from
both Houses, as is expressed in his Excellency's Letter.
And because this House conceived that the Third
Vote did too much bind up the Lord General, it was
thought fit that it might run thus; which was more
clear, and better for the Service: videlicet,
"That the Lord General shall be desired to appoint
such Persons to deliver the Petition to His Majesty
as his Lordship shall think fit."
This Alteration being approved of by this House, it
is Ordered, That the same shall be communicated to
the House of Commons, by a Free Conference, to desire their Concurrence herein; and the Earl of Holland
was appointed by the House to deliver the Reasons and
Sense of the House at this Conference.
Message to the H. C. for a Conference about it.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by
Dr. Aylett and Dr. Heath:
To desire a present Free Conference, touching the
Four Votes made by the House of Commons, about the
Lord General's Letter.
Message from the H. C. for the Lords to concur in the following Orders.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Tho. Barrington, Baronet:
"To desire their Lordships Concurrence in an Order for Four Thousand Pounds to be left at the
disposing of the County of Essex, to buy Arms, etc."
(Here enter it.)
2. To desire Concurrence in an Order, That the
Arms of the Countess Rivers, now in the Possession of
Mr. Grimston, shall be put into the Custody of the
now Mayor of Colchester. (Here enter it.)
Ordered, That this House approves and agrees
with the House of Commons, in the Instructions which
are to be sent into Yorkeshire. (Here enter them.)
The Messengers return with this Answer:
Answer from the H. C.
That the House of Commons will give a present Conference, as is desired, in the Painted Chamber.
The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and the
Lords went to the Conference; which being ended, the
House was resumed.
Abp. of Cashel a Pass to Holland.
Upon reading the Petition of the Archbishop of Cassell, * in the Kingdom of Ireland; it is Ordered, That
he shall have a Pass, to go quietly into Holland, with
his Wife, Children, and Family.
Delinquents sent for, for killing Deer in Farnham Park.
Ordered, That there shall be an Order issue out,
for the quieting of the Possession, and preventing the
killing of Deer, in the Great Park at Farneham, in the
County of Surrey; and the Parties to be sent for (according to the Affidavit) that have made an unlawful
Destruction of the Deer.
E. of Warwick versus Burlamachi, & al. about the Post Office.
Upon reading the Petition of the Earl of Warwicke,
desiring "That their Lordships would be pleased to settle
the Possession of the Letter Office of England according to the Resolution of Parliament, until it
shall be evicted by Law; and that such Punishment
may be inflicted upon Phillip Burlamachi, Henry Robinson, Job Allibant, and the rest of his Deputies, as
their Lordships shall think fit, for the Contempt of
the Orders of Parliament; and that the said Persons
aforesaid may be Ordered to bring in their Accompts
upon a Day."
Committee to consider of it.
Ordered, That the Earl Clare, Earl of Bollingbrooke, Lord Grey, and the Lord Bruce, shall look back,
and take an Account of the Progress of this Business,
and what hath been done thereupon; and report the
same to this House. Their Lordships, or any Two of
them, to meet when and where they please.
Message to the H. C. that the Lords agree to the Yorkshire Instructions.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by
Dr. Aylett and Dr. Heath:
To let the House of Commons know, that this House
agrees with them in the Instructions for Yorkshire.
Order to raise Voluntiers for Munster.
"Whereas the Forces of Horse and Foot, Voluntiers, which shall be sent over into Ireland by Force
of an Act made this present Session of Parliament
(intituled, An Act for the speedy and effectual reducing of the Rebels in His Majesty's Kingdom of
Ireland to their due Obedience to His Majesty and
the Crown of England), may, by virtue of the said
Act, * be raised by the Direction of the Lords and
Commons in Parliament assembled: It is therefore
Ordered, Established, and Ordained, by the said
Lords and Commons, That Two Thousand Foot Soldiers, Voluntiers, besides Officers, shall and may
forthwith be raised, for the aforesaid Expedition; and,
for the better effecting thereof, the several Officers
of the Field and Captains hereafter named, videlicet,
the Right Honourable Patrick Lord Kerry Colonel,
Wm. St. Leger Lieutenant Colonel, Wm. Peasely Serjeant Major, Agmundisham Muschampe, Richard Fitsmorris, William Hide, Thomas Badneadge, Richard
Auldworth, Henry de Lawne, and Henry Fletcher, all
Captains of Foot, and their several Lieutenants, Ensigns, and other Officers, shall and may have Liberty
to beat up Drums, in all Places within the Kingdom
of England and Dominion of Wales, and thereby to
raise and levy Two Hundred Soldiers, Voluntiers,
for each of the said Ten Captains, to be conducted
to Mynhead, or Bristoll, with all possible Speed, and
from thence to be transported to Corke, or Kinsale,
in Ireland, for the Service of Munster, and there to
receive their Arms: And it is further Ordered and
Ordained, That One Thousand of the said Two
Thousand Soldiers, to be equally taken out of each
Company, upon their Landing in Munster, shall be
for the recruiting of the Regiments already there;
and the other Thousand shall be the Regiment of
the said Lord Kerry, and shall be under the Command of the chief Governor of Munster, and the
chief Governor of Ireland, for the Time being; and
the said Lord of Kerry, and his said Regiment, shall
have Power to invade, subdue, kill, and slay, the
said Rebels, and to do and perform all such Acts
and Things which shall conduce to the subduing
of the said Rebels, according to such Commands as
shall be given from Time to Time by the said Governor, or either of them."
Order for 4000 l. for Essex, out of the Money come in upon the Propositions in that County.
"Whereas the Inhabitants of the County of Essex
have contributed very liberally, according to the
Propositions, for the raising of Horse, Money, and
Plate, for the Service of the King and Parliament;
upon the Report whereof, it was Ordered, by both
Houses of Parliament, That Four Thousand Pounds
thereof should be forthwith impressed in the Hands
of Sir Tho. Barrington, Knight and Baronet, to be
laid out and disposed of by the Advice of the Deputy Lieutenants of that County, or any Two of
them, for the Defence and Safety of the said County;
as also the buying of Eleven Hundred Arms, which
were taken away by His Majesty from that County
upon His First Expedition into the North: And whereas the said Sir Thomas Barrington hath yet received
but Five Hundred Pounds of the said Four Thousand,
the said Sir Thomas and other of the said Deputy
Lieutenants being already engaged for a far greater
Sum to Merchants, with whom they have already
contracted for the said Arms so taken away by His
Majesty as aforesaid: It is therefore Ordered, That
the said Sir Tho. Barrington shall hereby be enabled
and authorized to take the Remainder of the said
Sum of Four Thousand Pounds, of the several Treasurers appointed for the receiving of the Loans and
Contributions of His Majesty's loving Subjects in that
County of Essex; and that the said Sir Thomas Barrington shall certify particularly all such Sums of
Money, together with the Names of such as lend
the same, to the Treasurers of London, who are
hereby required to give Acquittances for the same,
to the End the Parties may thereupon have the Benefit of the Public Faith, for Payment to be made
unto them, as to others of His Majesty's Subjects,
upon the Propositions for the Subscriptions of Money,
Plate, and Horses."
Order to dispose of the Countess of Rivers's Arms to the Mayor of Colchester.
"Whereas divers Arms and other Ammunition of
the Countess of Rivers, of St. Osith, in the County
of Essex, were not long since seized upon, by virtue
of an Ordinance of both Houses of Parliament,
and placed by the Commissioners therein named in
the House of Mr. Grymston, One of the Members
of the House of Commons, whereof a perfect List is
delivered up: It is therefore Ordered, by the
Lords and Commons now assembled, That, in regard
the said Mr. Grymston hath lately removed his Family, and so his House not a Place safe enough for
the keeping (he himself desiring to stand no longer
charged with them), that the now Mayor of Colchester shall receive them by the said List; and, upon
the Receipt of them, to give the said Mr. Grimston a
Note in Writing, testifying the same; and the said
Mayor is hereby required to dispose of the said Arms
in some safe Place, within the Walls of the said
Town, to be made Use of for the Service of the
King and Parliament, as the now Mayor, or the
Mayor for the Time to be, shall receive Order from
both Houses of Parliament."
Adjourn till 10a cras.