DIE Veneris, 14 die Octobris.
The Lord Grey of Warke was appointed to be
Speaker this Day.
E. of Rutland's Absence excused.
Ordered, in regard of the ill Health of the Earl
of Rutland, this House is willing to dispense with his
Attendance upon this House, for a while; but his Lordship is to understand the Pleasure of this House, which
is, that as soon as his Health will give him Leave, that
this House expects his Attendance.
Sarah Berry versus her Husband.
Upon the reading of the Petition of Sara Berry,
Wife of Berry, complaining, "That he hath beat
her, and turned her away, and defamed her wrongfully, and gives her no Allowance to live, all which
hath been proved in the High Commission Court,
which is ready for Sentence there; but, in regard that
Court now hath no Power to make any binding Decree, she desires their Lordships Justice, for her Relief herein."
Ordered, That the Examination of the Truth of
this Petition is referred to Mr. Justice Foster, who is to
make Report thereof to this House.
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 Wm. Armine:
To desire their Lordships Concurrence in these Orders; videlicet,
1. An Order for Payment of Money, for Arms for
the Scotts in Ulster. (Here enter it.)
2. An Order for setting up Courts of Guard, and
Posts, in several Places in London and Westm, for the
Safety of the same, &c. (Here enter it.)
3. An Order to pay to the Viscountess Baltinglasse
One Hundred Pounds. (Here enter it.)
4. A Resolution of the House of Commons, wherein
they desire their Lordships Concurrence: videlicet,
"Resolved, upon the Question, by the House of
"That a select Committee be appointed, to take
Care of the Affairs of Ireland; and that as well the
Commissioners as the Adventurers of either House be
admitted to have a Voice at this Committee."
To be further considered of.
The Answer returned was:
That this House agrees with the House of Commons
in the Three Orders now brought up; for their Answer
concerning the Resolution touching the Affairs of Ireland, this House will send an Answer by Messengers of
E. of Arundel Leave to transport his Equipage, &c.
Ordered, That the Order of the 26th
for the Liberty of transporting Eight Coach-horses,
Coach, and a Horse, to the Earl of Arundle, shall be
100 l. Contribution-money to Lady Baltinglass.
"It is this Day Ordered, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament, That Sir Robert Pye and Mr.
Wheeler, Treasurers for the Contribution-money for
Ireland, in Westm. do forthwith pay unto the Viscountess Baltinglasse, or her Assigns, the Sum of One
Hundred Pounds, out of the Contribution-monies;
and that an Acquittance, under the Lady Baltinglasse's
Hand, or the Hand of her Assignee, shall be a sufficient Discharge to them, or either of them, for so
much as they shall pay by virtue of this Order."
Order for 10, 316 l. 13s. 4d. to be paid to the Treasurer at Wars, for 6000 Muskets, &c.
"It is this Day Ordered, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled, That the Chamberlain
of the City of London shall, out of the Remainder of
the Hundred Thousand Pounds lent by the several
Companies of the City of London for Ireland, or out
of the Remainder of the Strangers and Mariners
Money lent by them for the same Purpose, pay unto
the Treasurer of Wars for Ireland, or his Agents, the
Sum of Ten Thousand Three Hundred and Sixteen
Pounds, Thirteen Shillings, and Four Pence, which
is for Six Thousand Muskets and Bandaliers, and
Four Thousand Pikes, and Ten Thousand Swords
and Belts, according to the Treaty now agreed
upon between the English and Scotts Commissioners,
for the Scottish Army in Ireland, and are to be
bought and provided by Thomas Cunington, Merchant, of Campvere, or his Assigns in Holland, and by
him to be delivered, upon his own Adventure, within
the Town of Leith, in Scotland, unto our Brethren
of the Kingdom of Scotland, or such Agents as they
shall appoint; and the said Sum of Ten Thousand
Three Hundred and Sixteen Pounds, Thirteen Shillings, and Four Pence, is to be paid unto the said
Thomas Cunynghame, or such as he shall appoint, for
the said Arms, in Manner and Form following; that
is to say, the Sum of Three Thousand Four Hundred and Thirty-eight Pounds, Seventeen Shillings, and
Nine Pence, forthwith in Hand; and more, within
One Month after Certificate produced from our
Brethren of Scotland, that all the Arms before-mentioned are safe delivered at the Place above specified,
and (fn. *) well conditioned, according to Agreement, the
Sum of Three Thousand Four Hundred and Thirtyeight Pounds, Seventeen Shillings, and Nine Pence;
and more, at Two Months End after the last-recited
Payment is due and ought to be paid, the Sum of
Three Thousand Four Hundred and Thirty-eight
Pounds, Seventeen Shillings, and Nine Pence; and
that the said Treasurer, or his Agents, shall pay the
aforesaid Sums, by virtue of this Order from both
Houses, being in all the Sum of Ten Thousand
Three Hundred and Sixteen Pounds, Thirteen Shillings, and Four Pence, afore-mentioned, unto George
Henly and John Hawkeridge, at the several Days and
Times before mentioned; and they are likewise Ordered, by the Lords and Commons, to pay unto
Thomas Cunyngham, or his Assigns, for the said Arms,
the several Sums as are above mentioned."
Order for setting up Courts of Guard, and Posts, &c. near Westminster.
"It is this Day Ordered, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament, That Houses for Courts of
Guard, and Posts, Bars, and Chains, be forthwith
erected, and set up, in such Places and By-lanes of
the said Parishes of St. Martin's in the Feilds (in the
Confines of Westm.) St. Clements Danes, St. Mary
Savoy, St. Andrews Holborne, St. Giles in the Feilds,
and Covin Garden, as shall be thought necessary and
convenient for the Defence and safe Guarding of
the said Parishes, Places, and By lanes; and that a
competent Number of the Trained Bands, and Companies of Voluntiers, in and belonging to the said
Parishes, shall Day and Night attend, with their
Arms, in or near the said Courts of Guard, who shall
have Power and Authority hereby to apprehend,
seize, and arrest, all suspicious Persons, Ammunition,
and Arms, passing through the said Parishes, Places,
or By-lanes, or any Part of them, until either of
the said Houses of Parliament be made acquainted
therewith, and their Pleasure be farther known concerning the same; and the Captains and Officers of
the Trained Bands and Voluntiers, and the Persons
hereunder named, are required to take Care that the
Premises be carefully performed accordingly, which
Persons are to be named by the Lord Lieutenant, or
any Two or more of his Deputy Lieutenants."
Adjourn till 10a cras.