DIE Jovis, videlicet, 26 die Januarii.
Earl of Manchester, Speaker this Day.
Lady Capell; a Pass.
Ordered, That the Lady Capell shall have a Pass, to
come to London, with her Coach and Horses and Servants, to see her Grandmother sick in London.
Hope, a Pass.
Ordered, That Mr. Hope shall have a Pass, to go to
Oxford, and from thence into Scotland.
Carr, a Pass.
Ordered, That Patrick Carr shall have a Pass, to go
Bernardi, a Pass.
Ordered, That Francis Bernardi, Agent to the Ambassador of Spaine, shall have a Pass, for himself and
a Servant, to go to Oxon, to His Majesty, about Business
concerning His Majesty the King of Spaine.
Scudamore, a Pass.
Ordered, That Ambrose Scudaamore shall have a Pass,
to go to Herefordshire.
Message to the H. C. for an Answer about revoking the Ordinance for seizing Horses.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by
Serjeant Whitfeild and Serjeant Glanvile:
To desire an Answer, touching the late Conference,
concerning the revoking the Ordinance concerning
Taking and Seizing of Horses, because this House hath
since received many Complaints of the Taking away and
Seizing of Horses.
D. of Espernoon's Horses to beirestored.
Ordered, That the Warrant for restoring the Duke
of Espernoon's Horses shall be directed to Sir Arthur
Haslerig, in whose Possession his Horses are.
Ordered, That the Printers that printed the Pamphlet, intituled, A Letter sent by Mr. Henry Jarmin to Mr.
Wm. Murrey; and another Paper, of the Act against
Bishops, shall be attached, and brought before this
Message from the H. C. with Orders for the Lords Concurrence;
A Message was brought from the House of Commons,
by Mr. Wheeler, who brought up divers Orders, wherein
they desired their Lordships Concurrence.
Send an Answer by Messengers of their own.
and for a Conference about the Propositions.
2. To desire a present Conference, concerning the
Agreed, To give a present Free Conference, in the
Painted Chamber, as is desired.
The Answer returned as abovesaid:
Some of the Orders were read as followeth:
Orders from the H. C. for the Lords Concurrence.
1. An Order to pay to Mr. George Evans, Merchant,
One Hundred Thirty-eight Pounds, Four Shillings, and
a Penny, for Wheat, for Ireland. (Here enter it.)
2. An Order to pay to Mr. Loftus, for Mr. Barcklay,
such Monies as shall come in upon the Act of Contribution. (Here enter it.)
3. An Order to pay to Mr. Loftus Eleven Hundred
Sixty-three Pounds, and Fourteen Shillings, for the
Affairs of Ireland. (Here enter it.)
4. An Order that Captain Ric'd Bingsley shall keep
his Company in Ireland, he being employed actually in
Service in the Army here. (Here enter it.)
5. An Order to pay to Captain Thorneton Forty-one
Pounds, Five Shillings. (Here enter it.)
6. An Order for paying Monies to Mr. Maurice
Tompson, for conveying of Cloaths and Ammunition to
Carricksergus. (Here enter it.)
7. An Order for securing the County of Lancaster.
(Here enter it.)
8. An Order concerning the Captains and Soldiers of
the Court of Guards. (Here enter it.)
Mr. Walter Mountague's Cause.
Ordered, That the Money of Mr. Walter Mountague's shall be deposited in the Hands of the Earl of
Manchester, there to remain until the Cause be heard;
and that the Sheriffs shall go on in the Attachment of the
Answer from the H. C. about revoking the Ordinance for seizing Horses.
The Messengers sent to the House of Commons returned with this Answer:
That the House of Commons have taken their
Message into Consideration, and do concur with their
Lordships in revoking the former Ordinance for Seizing
(fn. *) and Taking of Horses.
The Ordinance revoked.
"Upon this, (fn. †) it is Ordained, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled, That the Ordinance of
both Houses of Parliament, dated the 15th of November last, granted to Maximilian Bard and Thomas
Browne, and others, for the Taking (fn. †) and Seizing of
Horses, Mares, and Geldings, is hereby revoked, and
made void and (fn. ‡) of none Effect; and that, if the said
Maximelian Bard, and Thomas Browne, or any, shall
seize any Horses, Mares, or Geldings, hereafter, by
Colour of the said Ordinance, (fn. *) they shall be proceeded
against as Felons, according to the Laws of this Land."
To be published.
Ordered, That this Ordinance be forthwith printed
The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and the
Lords went to the Conference; which being ended, the
House was resumed.
Conference about the Propositions reported.
And the Speaker reported the Effect of this Conference:
"That, in the Sixth Proposition, these Words ["and
be for ever disabled by the Act of Parliament"] shall
be left out; and, instead thereof, these Words inserted ["That they may not bear any Office, &c."]
prout in the Article.
As to the Alteration in the Eighth Proposition,
concerning Justice Foster to be Lord Chief (fn. †) Baron of
the Exchequer, the House of Commons do adhere to
their former Proposition, to recommend Mr. Serjeant
"As to the Alteration in the Twelfth Proposition,
the House of Commons doth agree to it.
"As to the Desire of the Lords, that, in the
Thirteenth Proposition, that such Delinquents might
be nominated as the House would proceed against,
the House of Commons doth not assent unto it, but
do adhere to their former Propositions.
"That the House of Commons doth agree with the
Lords, not to limit a Day; but to desire a speedy and
positive Answer, and that a Delay shall be taken as a
"The House of Commons desires, that the Title of
the Bill for extirpating of Bishops, &c. may be inserted among the Propositions, and the Bill go with
"That the House of Commons have made a Conclusion to the Proposition, wherein they desire their
Lordships Concurrence; which followeth, in hæc
"These Things being granted, obtained, and performed, as it hath always been our hearty Prayer, so shall
we be enabled always to make it our hopeful Endeavour, that Your Majesty and Your People may enjoy
the Blessings of Peace, Truth, and Justice; the Royalty
and Greatness of Your Throne may be supported by
the loyal and bountiful Affections of Your People;
the Liberties and Privileges maintained by Your Majesty's Protection and Justice; and this Public Honour
and Happiness of Your Majesty and all Your Dominions communicated to other Churches and States
of Your Alliance, and derived to Your Royal Posterity, and the future Generations in this Kingdom
Bill against scandalous Ministers.
"It was further desired, that their Lordships would
dispatch the Bill against scandalous Ministers."
Ordered, To be further considered of this Afternoon, at Three of the Clock.
Earl of Manchester, Speaker.
Mr. Chichley to see the King's Children.
The House being informed, "That Mr. Chichley is
come to Town, with a Command from the King to
come to St. James, to see the King's Children:" The
House taking this into Consideration, that he is come
without a Trumpet, Ordered, That the Yeoman Usher
attending this House shall go to him, and go with him to
see the King's Children at St. James; and to let him
know, that, after he hath seen the King's Children, it is
expected that he presently after go out of Town, and
that he stay with him until he go; and, during his Stay
in Town, he shall not suffer any Person to speak with
him, or deliver any Letters to him.
Amendments to the Propositions considered.
Next, the (fn. *) House took into Consideration the Conference brought from the House of Commons, being
the Alterations in the Propositions.
The First was, the Sixth Proposition, concerning the
Earl of Bristoll.
And it was Resolved, upon the Question,
That this House agrees with the House of Commons
in this Sixth Article, as it (fn. †) is now brought up.
And concerning the Alteration in the Eighth Article,
Whether Justice Foster or Mr. Serjeant Wyld shall be
recommended to the King, to be Lord Chief Baron
of the Exchequer;"
Resolved, upon the Question,
That this House agrees with the House of Commons,
that Mr. Serjeant Wyld shall be recommended to the
King, to be Lord Chief Baron.
To the Thirteenth Proposition, concerning the General Pardon, this House agrees with the House of
Commons in the Alterations as their Lordships made.
The House of Commons agrees with his House, not to
fix a Day, but to desire a speedy and positive Answer.
In the Conclusion, these Words were added ["granted and performed"].
Message from the H. C. with Ordinances for the Lords Concurrence.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons,
by Sir Henry Mildmay; who brought up Three Ordinances, wherein (fn. ‡) they desired their Lordships Concurrence.
The Answer returned was:
That this House will send an Answer by Messengers
of their own.
Bill for abolishing Episcopacy.
Next, this House was adjourned during Pleasure into
a Committee; and the Committee to consider of the
Bill for abolishing of the Bishops did consider of the
And the House being resumed;
It was reported, "That the Committee have considered of the said Bill, and think it fit to pass as it is,
vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the utter abolishing and taking away of Archbishops, and Bishops, &c.
And it being put to the Question;
It was Resolved, To pass as a Law, nemine contradicente.
Ordered, That the Title of this Bill shall be sent
as a Proposition to the King, with the Bill.
The House Resolved, To have Conference with the
House of Commons, concerning the Propositions.
Message to the H. C. for a Conference about the Propositions.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by
Sir Rob't Rich and Mr. Page:
To desire a present Conference, concerning the Propositions to be sent to His Majesty.
The Lord Wharton reported, "That the Committee
have considered of the Ordinance concerning a Public
Acknowledgement to be made of the National Sins of
this Kingdom, and have made some Alterations in it;"
which was read.
Ordered, To be re-committed.
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.
Subject of the Conference.
The Speaker was to let the House of Commons know,
That their Lordships do agree with the House of
Commons in the Propositions, with a small Alteration
in the Conclusion; and that this House agrees with
them to send the Title of the Bill for taking away of
Bishops in the Propositions to the King, together
with the Bill."
House adjourned during (fn. *) Pleasure, and the Lords
went to the Conference; which being ended, the House,
Order for 138l. 4s. 1d. to be paid to Geo. Evans, for Wheat sent into Ireland.
"Whereas it appeareth, by the Certificate of the
Lords Justices and Council of Ireland, bearing Date
the 24th Day of September, 1642, presented to the
Committee appointed to take Care of the Affairs of
Ireland, That George Evans, Merchant, hath delivered into His Majesty's Stores in Dublin, One
Hundred Forty-one Barrels and Three Quarters
of Wheat, at Nineteen Shillings Six Pence the
Barrel; amounting to the Sum of One Hundred
Thirty-eight Pounds, Four Shillings, and a Penny,
to be paid in London, to the said George Evans or
his Assigns, out of the Chamber of London, by those
who are or shall be thereunto assigned, within Thirty
Days after Sight of the said Certificate (their Second
not being paid), according to the Order of Parliament in that Behalf published in Print: It is Ordered, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament
assembled, That the Receivers of the Adventurersmoney for Ireland do pay unto Mr. Nicholas Loftus,
Deputy Treasurer at Wars for that Kingdom (or
his Agents here), the said Sum of One Hundred
Thirty-eight Pounds, Four Shillings, and One Penny,
to be by him or them paid over to the said George
Evans, or his Assigns, forthwith, in full Satisfaction
of the said Wheat so delivered as is certified, and
according to the Order of Parliament in that Behalf."
Order for 500l. to Sir William Cole, for the Garrison of Iniskillen.
"Upon reading of the Petition of Sir William Cole,
Knight, and Colonel, whereby it appeareth, That
the Castle and Garrison of Eniskillen, in the County
of Fermanagh, and Province of Ulster, are in great and
extreme Want of Victuals, Arms, and Ammunition,
whereby that Place of great Importance is in much
Danger to become a Prey unto the Rebels; and upon
Reference thereof to the Committee for the Affairs of
Ireland, it was by them thought fit and necessary that
they be forthwith relieved from hence, with a Proportion of Victuals, Arms, and Ammunition; and that
the Cloaths and other Accommodations formerly (fn. †) ordered for the Regiment of the said Sir Will'm Cole,
amongst others in that Province, be hastened unto him:
It is therefore this Day Ordered, by the Lords and
Commons in this present Parliament assembled, That
the Treasurers within the City of London, named in
an Act for speedy Contribution, &c. do forthwith
pay, out of such Monies as are or shall come to
their Hands by virtue of that Act, unto Nich. Loftus,
Deputy Treasurer at Wars for that Kingdom, or his
Agents here, the Sum of Five Hundred Pounds, to
be by him or them paid over unto Mr. Robert Berkly,
Agent for the said Sir Wm. Cole, and for his Use, upon
Accompt, to be bestowed and laid out for the speedy
providing of Victuals, Arms, and Ammunition, for
Supply and Relief of the said Castle and Garrison of
Eniskillen; and that an Accompt of the same be delivered unto the Treasurer at Wars for that Kingdom,
or his Deputy here, to the End that Defalcation may
be made of the Victual and Arms, out of the Pay that
shall be due and coming to that Regiment; and for
so doing, this Order, together with the respective
Acquittances of the said Mr. Lostus and Mr. Berckley,
shall be, as well unto the said Treasurers as unto the
said Mr. Lostus or his Agents, a sufficient Warrant
Order for 1163l. 14 s. to Nagle, for Provisions sent to Ireland.
"Whereas it appeareth to the Committee appointed
to take Care of the Affairs of Ireland, by the Certificate of Richard Myers, Provant-master for the Army
at Youghall in that Kingdom, dated the 15th Day of
July 1642, that he, by Order of the Lord President
of Munster, upon the Petition of Nicholas Nagle, Merchant, did receive into His Majesty's Stores for the
Army One Hundred and Sixteen Barrels of Beef, at
Twenty-five Shillings per Barrel, amounting to One
Hundred Forty-five Pounds; Forty-three Barrels of
Herrings, at Eighteen Shillings the Barrel, amounting to Eighty-three Pounds, Fourteen Shillings; and
Two Thousand Eight Hundred Barrels of Salt, at
Seven Shillings the Barrel, amounting to Nine Hundred and Eighty Pounds, Part whereof were seized
as the Goods of the said Nicholas Neagle, and the rest
offered by him for Supply of the Stores; which,
being valued and rated by Nicholas Magbeere and
John Salman, Merchants, of the Town of Youghall,
by the Order of the Right Honourable the Earl of
Corke, do amount in the whole to the Sum of One
Thousand One Hundred Sixty-three Pounds, Fourteen Shillings: Forasmuch as the Consideration hereof is referred by the House of Commons to the
Committee, it is now Ordered, by the Lords and
Commons in Parliament, That the Receivers of the
Adventurers-money of Ireland do pay unto Nicholas
Lostus, Deputy Treasurer at Wars for that Kingdom,
or his Agents here, the Sum of One Thousand One
Hundred Sixty-three Pounds, Fourteen Shillings, to
be by him or them paid over to the said Nicholas
Naglie, or his Assigns, forthwith, in full Discharge of
the said Beef, Herrings, and Salt, so delivered by the
said Nicholas Nagle, for the Use of His Majesty's Army
Capt. Bingsley to keep his Company in Ireland: His Absence from it to be dispensed with.
"It is this Day Ordered, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled, That Captain Richard
Bingsley shall still keep his Company in Ireland, and
be dispensed with for his Absence; he being actually
in Service in the Army raised here by the Parliament,
for Defence of the King and Parliament."
Order for 41l. 5 s. to Capt. Thornton.
"It is this Day Ordered, by the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, That the Sum of Fortyone Pounds, Five Shillings, appearing to be due to
Captain Isaack Thorneton, by Sir Wm. Uvdall's Accompt, delivered in to the House of Commons, as
the Arrears of his Personal Entertainment in the late
Northern Expedition, be forthwith paid unto the said
Sir William Uvdall, for the said Captain Thorneton or
his Assigns, by the Treasurers appointed to receive
the Money that shall come in upon the Act of Four
Hundred Thousand Pounds."
400l. to be paid to Mr. Thompson, for a Ship to transport Cloaths to Ireland.
"Whereas, in Pursuance of an Order of the Committee of the Affairs of Ireland, Mr. Maurris Tompson
and Mr. William Pennoyer, of London, Merchants, have
undertaken and agreed to provide a good and serviceable Ship, of the Burthen of Two Hundred Tons,
fitted in Warlike Manner, with Ten Guns, and manned
and victualed proportionably, for transporting the
Cloaths for Five Regiments of Foot, and some Troops
of Horse, to Carrickfergus in Ireland, and for carrying of Victual and Ammunition for the Relief of the
Soldiers there, for which they are to receive the Sum
of Four Hundred Pounds: It is now Ordered, by
the Lords and Commons in this present Parliament
assembled, That the Treasurers or Receivers of the
Adventurers-money upon Subscription for Land in
Ireland, or any other Treasurers, Collectors, or Receivers of Monies hereafter given for the Relief of
that Kingdom, do, out of the First of such Monies as
shall come into their Hands, forthwith pay unto the
Treasurer at Wars for Ireland, or his Deputies or
Agents here, the One Half of the said Money, being
Two Hundred Pounds, to be paid over unto the said
Mr. Mauris Tompson and Mr. Wm. Pennoyer; and the
Residue, being Two Hundred Pounds, in like Manner
at the End of the Service, and after Certificate returned to the Commissioners for the Affairs of Ireland
of the Delivery of the Goods, safe and well-conditioned, at the Port of Carrickfergus aforesaid, in full
Satisfaction of the Hire of the said Ship; which Sum
of Four Hundred Pounds, or as much thereof as hath
Relation to the Cloaths and Victuals, to be defalked out
of [ (fn. *) the Pay of] those Regiments and Troops, which is
or shall hereafter become due unto them; and the Treasurer at Wars is to take Order therein accordingly."
Ordinance for assessing Lancashire, for Relief of Manchester &c.
"Whereas James Earl of Darby, combined with
divers other Malignants, hath levied War against the
Parliament, and hath, in a Warlike Manner, for this
long Time, appeared in the County of Lancaster, and,
together with his Adherents, hath besieged the Town
of Mancester, and other Towns in the said County,
and committed divers Murthers and Robberies; for
the resisting and suppressing of whom, many wellaffected Persons in the County of Lancaster have
raised Forces, and contributed to the Maintenance of
the same: But, the Charge being too great for them
alone to bear, and it being equal that others, who
have Part of the Benefit, should bear Part of the
Charge, it is therefore Ordered, by the Lords and
Commons in Parliament, and by the Authority of the
same, That it shall be lawful for Ralph Asheton, and
Sir Thomas Stanely Baronet, Ralph Ashton of Middleton, Richard Shuttleworth, John Starky, George Doding,
Thomas Fell, Robert Courwyn, Richard Holland, Peter
Egerton, Edmond Butterworth, John Bradshawe,
Esquires, or any Three or more of them, to assess
and charge such Person or Persons, Inhabitants of
the said County, as are of Ability, and have not contributed to the Propositions, and also such as have
(fn. †) contributed, yet not according to their Ability, to
pay such Sum or Sums of Money, according to their
Estates, as the said Assessors, or any Three of them,
shall think fit and reasonable, so as the same exceed
not the Twentieth Part of their Estates; and if any
Person so assessed shall refuse to pay the Money assessed upon him, it shall be lawful to and for the said
Assessors, or any Three of them, to grant Warrants
to any Person or Persons, to levy the said Sum so
assessed, by Way of Distress and Sale of the Goods of
the Persons so assessed and refusing; and if any Person so distrained shall make Resistance, it shall be lawful to and for the said Assessors, or any Three of
them, by their Warrant, to require the Parliament
Forces in those Parts, and all other His Majesty's Officers and good Subjects, to be aiding and assisting in
the Premises; the said Sum, so assessed and levied, to
be paid unto Robert Cunliff of Sparth Gentleman,
his Deputy or Deputies; and that the Monies so
raised shall not be issued out but by Warrant to the
said Treasurer, under the Hands of Three or more
of the said Assessors; and such Person or Persons as
shall be notoriously refractory and disobedient in the
Premises, it shall be lawful for the said Assessors, or
any Two of them, by their Warrant, to commit them
to Prison, and to send them up to the Parliament;
and for any Act done, or to be done, according to
the Tenor of this Ordinance, they, and every of
them herein named, shall be saved harmless, by Authority of both Houses of Parliament."
Order for a Penalty, for neglecting to watch in the Trained Bands at Norwich.
It is this Day Ordered, by the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, That the Deputy Lieutenants, and several Captains of the Trained Bands
and Companies of Voluntiers, in the City of Norwich,
shall have Power to command and appoint a competent Number of the said listed Soldiers, to keep a
constant Watch or Guard, both by Day and Night,
as in their Discretions (by Agreement amongst themselves) shall be thought necessary, for the Safety of
the said City; and if any Soldier, warned to give his
Attendance either by Drum or otherwise, shall refuse
to make his due Appearance, or, being come, shall
not carefully and duly attend the said Service, according to the Directions of the said Deputy Lieutenants, Captains, or their Officers, that (fn. *) for every such
Misdemeanor the Party so offending shall forfeit and
pay the Sum of Two Shillings and Six Pence to the
Officers then attending, who is therewith to hire
others, for the Discharge of the said Service; and
in such Case where divers Parties are listed to One
Arms, every Party shall contribute proportionably, after the Rate of Two Shillings Six Pence for
Day and Night, for what is passed, and shall be to
come; and that those Soldiers that give their Personal and due Attendance on the said Guards shall,
during this Occasion, be in respect thereof exempted
from their other Attendance of watching in the City
as Inhabitants; and in Case any shall refuse to pay
the said Sum of Two Shillings Six Pence, upon Default of Non-attendance as aforesaid, and in Contempt to this Order, that then the said Party or Parties to be committed to Prison, there to remain till
full Payment thereof be made."
House adjourned till 10a cras.