House of Lords Journal Volume 5
11 February 1643

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 5: 11 February 1643', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 5: 1642-1643 (1767-1830), pp. 597-603. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=35025 Date accessed: 31 August 2014.


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DIE Sabbati, 11 die Februarii.
Dr. Chambers, a Pass. Riots in Enfield Chace, and Theobald's Park, to be suppressed. Dr. Harvy, a Pass. Sir R. Saltenstall, a Pass. Confession to be used at the Fast, and Sir E. Berkley's Petition, sent to the H. C. and Brocas's Petition. Message from the H. C. with the following Orders; and to desire the Lords would sit P. M. Answer to the H. C. Message from thence, with the following Orders to pay Money to Persons, for supplying Arms, Ammunition, and Provisions, for Ireland. Answer. Message from the H. C. with an Order to seize Estates of those in Nottingham, who have made War against the Parliament. Answer. Order concerning Habeas Corpus's for any committed by the Parliament. Disorders on Shrove Tuesday, to be prevented. Herne, for printing Pamphlets since his Commitment. Morrison, a Pass, with the King's Cloaths. Order for 2000 l in Bills of Exchange, drawn by the Committee at Dublin, to be paid out of the Adventurers-money. Order for 352 l. to be paid to Mr. Fletcher, &c. for Match. Order for 34 l. to Burston, for Necessaries delivered at Cork. Order for 700 l. to Vernon, for Swords. Order for 280 l. to Capt. Whitscott, for Sack. Order for 250 l. to be paid to Vanden Beinde, for Pistols. Order for 280 l. to Capt. Whitscott, for Sack. Order for 625 l. 9s. to Osborne, for Wheat, Butter, &c. Order for 359 l. 7 s. to Mr. Hunt, for Caps. Order for 359 l. 7 s. to be paid to Henry Pamen; for Caps. Order for 563 l. 14s. 2d. for the Mayor of Bristol, for victualing Recruits there, and sending them to Ireland. Order for 501 l. 10s. 5d. for Victuals and Arms, to Mess. Pennoyer and Parr. Order for 500 l. to Mr. Penoyer, for Corn. Order for 62 l. 4s. 1d. to Mr. Pennoyer, for Victuals. Order for 313 l. 14s. 8d. to Mr. Pennoyer, for Victuals. Order for 900 l. 4 s. to Mr. Downes for Herrings. Adjourn. Post meridiem. Mounson, a Pass. Keeper of the Gatehouse to attend for suffering True to escape. Message from the H. C. for Concurrence in two Ordinances. Answer. Marchioness De Vieuville, a Pass for herself and Equipage, &c. to France. Ordinance for securing Hampshire, by raising Men and Money. Ordinance to appoint Sir William Waller Serjeant Major General of the Forces in Gloucester and other adjacent Counties, and for paying his Army. Adjourn. Footnotes

DIE Sabbati, 11 die Februarii.

PRAYERS.

Earl of Manchester, appointed to be Speaker this Day.

Dr. Chambers, a Pass.

Ordered, That Dr. Chambers, Physician to the Prince, shall have a Pass, to go quietly to Oxford.

Riots in Enfield Chace, and Theobald's Park, to be suppressed.

Upon Complaint made of the great Destructions of Deer in Enfeild Chace: It is Ordered, That whensoever the Keepers of that Chace and Park, and of the Park at Theobalds, shall make Complaint to the Commanders of the Troop of Horse that are at Totenham, that then the [ (fn. *) said Commanders] shall give their Assistance, to suppress these Insurrections, and take the Offenders.

Dr. Harvy, a Pass.

Ordered, That Dr. Harvie, at Oxford, shall have a Pass, to come to London.

Sir R. Saltenstall, a Pass.

Ordered, That Sir Ric'd Saltenstall, with Three Servants, shall have a Pass, to go into Holland.

Confession to be used at the Fast, and Sir E. Berkley's Petition, sent to the H. C.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Rob't Rich and Mr. Page:

To communicate to them the Order concerning the Public Confession, and desire their Concurrence therein; (fn. †) likewise Sir Edward Berkley's Petition was sent to the House of Commons; and to let them know, that this House inclines to grant the said Petition, if they approve of it.

and Brocas's Petition.

Likewise to deliver to the House of Commons John Brocas's Petition.

Message from the H. C. with the following Orders;

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Serjeant Wylde; which consisted of divers Particulars, wherein they desired their Lordships Concurrence:

1. An Ordinance for speedy raising of Monies, for the Maintenance of the Army.

2. An (fn. *) Ordinance for the raising and levying of Monies, for the Relief of the Commonwealth.

3. An Order concerning Bruin Reeve, Doctor in Divinity, Parson of St. Martins in the Vintrie.

4. An Order (fn. *) for the granting of Habeas Corpora, touching those Persons that have been committed by the Parliament.

and to desire the Lords would sit P. M.

5. To desire their Lordships would please to sit this Afternoon, at Three of the Clock, for they shall have some Business to acquaint their Lordships with.

The Answer returned was:

Answer to the H. C.

That this House will take the Ordinances and Orders now brought up into Consideration, and will send an Answer by Messengers of their own; and that this House will sit this Afternoon, as is desired, at Three of the Clock.

Message from thence, with the following Orders to pay Money to Persons, for supplying Arms, Ammunition, and Provisions, for Ireland.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir John Clattworthy, Knight; who brought up several Orders, to pay Monies to several Merchants, who have provided Arms, Ammunition, Victuals, and other Necessaries, and sent them into Ireland.

1. An Order to pay to Mr. Loftus, to be paid over to Mr. Penyor, Sixty-two Pounds, Four Shillings, and a Penny. (Here enter it.)

Agreed to.

2. An Order to pay to Wm. Osbourne Six Hundred and Twenty-five Pounds, Nine Shillings. (Here enter it.)

Agreed to.

3. An Order to pay Two Hundred and Fifty Pounds to Vanden Beinde, for Pistols. (Here enter it.)

Agreed to.

4. An Order to pay Three Hundred and Fifty-two Pounds to Mr. Fletcher and George Margretts, for Match. (Here enter it.)

Agreed to.

5. An Order for Seven Hundred Pounds to be paid to Vernon, for Swords. (Here enter it.)

Agreed to.

6. An Order to pay Five Hundred Pounds for Victual and Arms, delivered to Sir Wm. Cole. (Here enter it.)

Agreed to.

7. An Order to pay Three Hundred Thirteen Pounds, Fourteen Shillings, and Eight Pence, to be paid to Mr. Penyoer and Mr. Parr. (Here enter it.)

Agreed to.

8. An Order to pay Thirty-four Pounds to John Burston. (Here enter it.)

Agreed to.

9. An Order to pay Three Hundred and Fifty-nine Pounds, Seven Shillings, to Henry Pannam, for Caps. (Here enter it.)

Agreed to.

10. An Order to pay Three Hundred and Fifty-nine Pounds, Seven Shillings, for Caps, to Edm. Hunt. (Here enter it.)

Agreed to.

11. An Order to pay Five Hundred Pounds to Mr. Penyor, for Corn. (Here enter it.)

Agreed to.

12. An Order to pay Five Hundred and Sixty-three Pounds, Fourteen Shillings, and Two Pence, to Ric'd Aldworth, now Mayor of Bristoll. (Here enter it.)

Agreed to.

13. An Order to pay Nine Hundred Pounds, and Four Shillings, to Mr. Downes. (Here enter it.)

Agreed to.

14. An Order to pay Two Thousand Pounds, in Bills of Exchange, as shall be directed by the Committee at Dublyn. (Here enter it.)

Agreed to it.

15. An Order to pay Two Hundred and Eighty Pounds to Captain Whitscott, for Sack. (Here enter it.)

Agreed to.

16. An Order to pay Two Hundred and Eighty Pounds to Captain Whitscott, for Sack. (Here enter it.)

Agreed to.

The Answer returned was:

Answer.

That this House agrees with the House of Commons in all these Orders now brought up.

Message from the H. C. with an Order to seize Estates of those in Nottingham, who have made War against the Parliament.

Another Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Millington:

To desire their Lordships Concurrence in an Order concerning the seizing of Mens Estates, in the County and Town of Nottingham, that are in actual War.

The Order was read; and this House thought it fit, that the Quorum should be made Four instead of Three; and, with this Alteration, this House agrees to the said Order.

The Answer returned was:

Answer.

That this House will send an Answer, by Messengers of their own, in convenient Time.

Order concerning Habeas Corpus's for any committed by the Parliament.

Ordered, That concerning the Order this Day brought up, concerning Habeas Corpora, it shall not be debated but in a Morning, between Ten and Twelve of the Clock.

Disorders on Shrove Tuesday, to be prevented.

Ordered, That the Earl of Holland, Lord Lieutenant of the County of Midd. shall have the like Order as he (fn. *) had the last Year, for preventing Disorders of Tumults on Shrove Tuesday.

Herne, for printing Pamphlets since his Commitment.

Wm. Gall, upon Oath, confessed, "That divers particular Pamphlets have been printed at Herne's the Printer, since his being (fn. †) in Prison."

Ordered, That the Business concerning the Printing of scandalous Pamphlets shall be taken into Consideration on Wednesday Morning, and then this House will proceed against the Printers that are now in Custody; in the mean Time, the Printers are to remain in Custody, and the Witnesses are to attend.

Morrison, a Pass, with the King's Cloaths.

Ordered, That Andrew Morrison shall have a Pass, to carry down Cloaths for His Majesty and the Duke of Yorke, to Oxford; but those that have Authority to search may see that nothing be in the Trunk but Cloaths.

Order for 2000 l in Bills of Exchange, drawn by the Committee at Dublin, to be paid out of the Adventurers-money.

"Whereas it appeareth, by the Letters of the Committee of the House of Commons at Dublin, addressed to the Speaker of that House, and dated the 19th Day of January last, that they had, for the Supply of the extreme Want of the Army there, and to prevent the Inconveniencies arising by the Discontent of the Officers and Soldiers, engaged themselves for the speedy Furnishing of Two Thousand Pounds, by taking so much up there, from some Merchants, upon several Bills of Exchange, to be paid them or their Assigns again in London, out of the Adventurersmoney, upon Subscriptions for Lands in Ireland: It is now Ordered, by the Lords and Commons in this present Parliament assembled, That the Receivers of the said Adventurers-money do accept of, and pay out of such Monies as are in their Hands already, or shall first come in, upon the next and last Payment of the Adventurers, upon the Acts made in that Behalf, such Bills of Exchange as shall be directed unto them by the said Committee at Dublin (the same being first seen and allowed of here, by the Committee appointed to take Care of the Affairs of Ireland, and the Total of such Bills not exceeding the Sum of Two Thousand Pounds), according to their Times of Acceptation, (fn. *) to the Persons named in such Bills, or their Assigns, and the Times limited in them; of which the Treasurer at Wars for that Kingdom is to take Notice, and to charge himself in his Accompts, as so much received towards the Payment of His Majesty's Army at Dublin."

Order for 352 l. to be paid to Mr. Fletcher, &c. for Match.

"It is this Day Ordered, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled, That the Receivers of the Adventurers-money, upon Subscriptions for Lands in Ireland, do, out of those Monies, pay, within One Month after the Date hereof, the Sum of Three Hundred Fifty-two Pounds unto Nicholas Loftus Esquire, Deputy Treasurer at Wars for that Kingdom, or his Agents here, to be by him or them paid over unto William Fletcher and George Margetts, of London, Merchants, for Eleven Tun of English Match by them furnished, at the Rate of Thirty-two Shillings the Tun, towards the Supply of the Stores in Ireland, and to be distributed as the Committee for the Affairs of Ireland shall appoint."

Order for 34 l. to Burston, for Necessaries delivered at Cork.

"Whereas it appeareth, by Letters from the Lord Inchiquine, directed to the Lords and others His Majesty's Commissioners for the Affairs of Ireland, dated at the City of Corke, in the Province of Munster, in Ireland, the 30th Day of October last, presented to the Committee appointed to take Care of the Affairs of that Kingdom, that his Lordship hath caused one John Burston, Merchant, of that City, to issue divers Necessaries, for the Use of His Majesty's Fort therein, to the Value of Thirty-four Pounds, which Sum he desires may be speedily paid unto him, or his Assigns here in London: It is Ordered, by the Lords and Commons, 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 Thirty-four Pounds, to be by him or them paid over to the said Mr. Burston, or his Assigns, forthwith, in full Satisfaction for so much by him laid out at the said City of Corke, for His Majesty's Service as aforesaid."

Order for 700 l. to Vernon, for Swords.

"It is Ordered, by the Lords and Commons in this present Parliament assembled, That the Receivers of the Adventurers-money, upon Subscriptions for Lands in Ireland, do pay, at the End of Six Months next after the Date hereof, out of those Monies, unto Nicholas Loftus Esquire, Deputy Treasurer at Wars for that Kingdom, or his Agents here, the Sum of Seven Hundred Pounds, to be by him or them paid over unto John Vernum, Cutler, or his Assigns, for Two Thousand Swords, at the Rate of Seven Shillings apiece, by him delivered unto John Wood, Commissary here, to be transported into Ireland, for Supply of the Foot Regiments of Sir John Clatworthy, Sir William Stuart, Sir Robert Steuart, and Colonel Mervin; the said Sum of Seven Hundred Pounds, together with the Petty Charges and Freight for Carriage of the Swords to Carrickfergus in Ireland, to be defalked out of the Pay of the Soldiers of those Regiments that shall receive them, in such Proportion as is usual."

Order for 280 l. to Capt. Whitscott, for Sack.

"It is this Day Ordered, by the Lords and Commons in this present Parliament assembled, That the Receivers of the Adventurers-money, upon Subscriptions for Lands in Ireland, do pay, at the End of Six Months next after the Date hereof, out of those Monies, unto Nicholas Loftus Esquire, Deputy Treasurer at Wars for that Kingdom, or his Agents here, the Sum of Two Hundred and Eighty Pounds, to be by him or them paid over to Captain Whitscott, of London, or his Assigns, for Twenty Butts of Sack, by him delivered to George Wood, Commissary here, at the Rate of Fourteen Pounds the Butt; the said Two Hundred and Eighty Pounds, together with such Petty Charges and Freight for Carriage of the said Sack to Carrickfergus, in Ireland, as shall come into the Accompt of the Parliament, to be accounted in Part of the Pay which is or shall be due to the Regiments of Sir John Clatworthy, Sir William Stuart, Sir Robert Stewart, and Colonel Mervin, according to such Proportions as each of them shall receive of the same."

Order for 250 l. to be paid to Vanden Beinde, for Pistols.

"It is this Day Ordered, by the Lords and Commons in this present Parliament assembled, That the Receivers of the Adventurers-money, upon Subscriptions for Lands in Ireland, do pay, at the End of Six Months next after the Date hereof, out of those Monies, unto Nicholas Loftus Esquire, Deputy Treasurer at Wars for that Kingdom, or his Agents here, the Sum of Two Hundred and Fifty Pounds, to be by him or them paid over unto Abraham Vanden Biende, of London, or his Assignees, for a Hundred Pair of Pistols, at the Rate of Fifty Shillings the Pair, by him delivered unto George Wood, Commissary here, to be transported into Ireland, for Supply of Stores at Carrickvergus, and to be delivered out to such of the Horse Troops in Ulster as do need the same; the said Sum of Two Hundred and Fifty Pounds, together with the Petty Charges, and Freight for Transportation, to be defalked out of the Pay of those Soldiers that shall receive the said Pistols, in such due Proportion as is usual."

Order for 280 l. to Capt. Whitscott, for Sack.

"It is this Day Ordered, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled, That the Receivers of the Adventurers-money, upon Subscriptions for Lands in Ireland, do pay, at the End of Six Months next after the Date hereof, out of those Monies, unto Nicholas Loftus, Esquire, Deputy Treasurer at Wars for that Kingdom, or his Agents here, the Sum of Two Hundred and Eighty Pounds, to be by him or them paid to Captain Whitscott, of London, or his Assigns, for Twenty Butts of Sack by him delivered unto Colonel Awdley Mervyn, at the Rate of Fourteen Pounds the Butt; the said Two Hundred and Eighty Pounds, together with such Petty Charges, and Freight for Carriage of the said Sack to Londonderry, in Ireland, as shall come into the Accompt of the Parliament, to be accounted in Part of the Pay which is or shall be due to the Regiments of the said Colonel Mervin, Sir Wm. Stewart, Sir Rob't Stuart, and Sir Wm. Cole, according to such (fn. *) Proportions as each of them shall receive of the same."

Order for 625 l. 9s. to Osborne, for Wheat, Butter, &c.

"Whereas it appeareth, by the Certificate of John Fountaine, Commissary of Victuals for the Army in Munster (to the Committee for the Affairs of Ireland), dated the 8th Day of November, 1642, testified under the Hand of the Lord Viscount Dungarvan, Governor of Youghall, that William Osborne, of Youghall, Merchant, and his Partners, have delivered into His Majesty's Store there, Four Hundred and Ninety-five Barrels of Wheat, at the Rate of Twentyone Shillings and a Penny the Barrel; Fifty-six Hundred One Quarter and Twenty one Pounds of Butter, at the Rate of Ninety-three Pounds, Two Shillings, Eight Pence; and in Beef, to the Value of Ten Pounds, Ten Shillings, and a Penny; amounting in the Whole to the Sum of Six Hundred Twenty-five Pounds, Nine Shillings: It is Ordered, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament, That the Receivers of the Adventurers-money for Ireland do pay unto Mr. Nicholas Loftus, Deputy Treasurer at Wars for that Kingdom, or his Agents here, the said Sum of Six Hundred Twenty-five Pounds, Nine Shillings, to be by him or them paid over to the said William Osbourne, or his Assignees, forthwith, in full Discharge of the said Wheat, Butter, and Beef, so by him delivered as is certified, and according to the Order of Parliament in that Behalf."

Order for 359 l. 7 s. to Mr. Hunt, for Caps.

"Whereas it appeareth to the Committee for the Affairs of Ireland, by the Certificate of George Wood, Commissary for the Cloathing of Soldiers in Ireland, that Edmund Hunt, according to a Contract made with the Commissioners for the Affairs of Ireland dated the 27th of May last, and agreeable to an Order of the Committee dated the 10th of December following, hath, upon several Days betwixt the 11th of July and the 16th of December last, delivered, for the Service of Ireland, Three Thousand Seven Hundred and Fifty Monmouth Caps, at the Rate of Twenty-three Shillings the Dozen, which Number, being Part of the last Seven Thousand Five Hundred mentioned in the said Contract, and amounting, (fn. *) at the Rate aforesaid, to the Sum of Three Hundred Fifty-nine Pounds, and Seven Shillings, are to be paid for at the End of Two Months after the Delivery of them: Forasmuch as it appeareth, (fn. †) by the said Certificate, that most of those Caps were delivered by the 12th Day of August last, it is Ordered, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament, That the said Three Hundred Fifty-nine Pounds, and Seven Shillings, be paid, out of the Adventurersmoney, unto Nicholas Loftus Esquire, or his Agents here, forthwith, to be by him or them paid over unto the said Edmond Hunt, in Discharge of the said Caps, and in full of that Contract."

Order for 359 l. 7 s. to be paid to Henry Pamen; for Caps.

"Whereas it appeareth to the Committee for the Affairs of Ireland, by the Certificate of George Wood, Commissary for the Cloathing of the Soldiers in Ireland, that Henry Pamen, Haberdasher, according to the Contract made with the Commissioners for the Affairs of Ireland dated the 27th of May last, and according to the Order of the Committee dated the 10th of December last, did, upon the 16th of that December, deliver, for the Service of Ireland, Three Thousand Seven Hundred and Fifty Monmouth Caps, at the Rate of Twenty-three Shillings the Dozen, which Number, being Part of the last Seven Thousand Five Hundred, mentioned in the said Contract, and amounting, at the Rate aforesaid, to the Sum of Three Hundred Fifty-nine Pounds, and Seven Shillings, are to be paid for at the End of Two Months after the Delivery of them: It is Ordered, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament, That the said Three Hundred Fifty-nine Pounds, and Seven Shillings, be forthwith paid, out of the Adventurers-money, unto Mr. Nicholas Loftus, or his Agents here, upon the 16th Day of February next, to be by him or them paid over unto the said Henry Paman, in Discharge of the said Caps, and in full of that Contract."

Order for 563 l. 14s. 2d. for the Mayor of Bristol, for victualing Recruits there, and sending them to Ireland.

"Whereas it appears to the Committee for the Affairs of Ireland, by the Letters of Richard Aldworth Esquire, Mayor of the City of Bristoll, dated the 24th Day of December last, that, according to the Command of the House of Commons, signified under the Hand of the Speaker of that House, he hath seen truly ministered all such Officers and Soldiers of the Lord Kerrye's Regiment as were brought to that City and Port, and such other Soldiers as were brought thither, for recruiting the Regiments in Munster; and hath provided after such Musters, Victual, and Lodging respectively, during their Stay there; and afterwards, having the Opportunity of Shipping and a fair Wind, victualed them, and sent them away to Corke, Kinsall, and Youghall, and disbursed all the Money for so doing, according to Order given him, which, by his Accompt of the Particulars, and by several Notes testified under the Hands of the respective Officers, referred to this Committee by the House of Commons, and now remaining with them, doth appear to amount in the whole to the Sum of Five Hundred and Sixtythree Pounds, (fn. *) Fourteen Shillings, and Two Pence: It is now Ordered, by the Lords and Commons in this present Parliament assembled, That the Receivers of the Adventurers-money, upon the Act of Subscriptions for Lands in Ireland, do, out of the Monies, forthwith pay unto Nicholas Loftus Esquire, Deputy Treasurer of Wars of that Kingdom, or his Agents here, the said Sum of Five Hundred and Sixty-three Pounds, Fourteen Shillings, and Two Pence, to be by him or them paid over unto Mr. Thomas Hutchings, who is appointed, by the said Mr. Aldworth, Mayor of Bristoll, to receive the same, in full Satisfaction of those Disbursements for the Service beforementioned; and that Order be taken for Defalcation of as much thereof, out of the Soldiers and Officers Pay, as by the Establishment is to be defalked.

Order for 501 l. 10s. 5d. for Victuals and Arms, to Mess. Pennoyer and Parr.

"Whereas it appeareth, by the Certificate of the Provost and divers Free Burgesses of the Borough of Bandon Bridge, in Ireland, dated the 28th Day of July last, that Mr. Pennoyer and Richard Parre, of London, Merchants, have delivered, for Relief and Succour of that Town, being then in Distress, Ten Thousand Weight of Biscuits, One Hundred Swords, Four Hundred Belts, Three Thousand Five Hundred of English Match, Four Thousand Musket and Carbine Shot, Five Hundred Weight of Suffolke Cheese, Twenty-six Barrels of English Powder, One Drum, Five Silk Colours with Tops and Staves, with Cask and Chest for these Provisions; all which, by Order of this Committee, being valued by the Committee of Irish Adventurers chosen in London, at the First Rate, with the Allowance of Freight, Petty Charges, and Profit, at Twenty Pounds per Cent. amounteth to the Sum of Five Hundred and One Pounds, Ten Shillings, and Five Pence: It is Ordered, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament, That the said Sum of Five Hundred and One Pounds, Ten Shillings, and Five Pence, be forthwith paid, out of the Adventurers-money, unto Mr. Nicholas Loftus, Deputy Treasurer at Wars for Ireland, or his Agents here, to be by him or them paid over to the said Mr. Pennoyer and Richard Parre, in full Satisfaction of those Provisions; and that the same be defalked out of the Pay of the Soldiers, in and belonging to that Town, which now is, or hereafter shall, become due unto them."

Order for 500 l. to Mr. Penoyer, for Corn.

"Whereas William Pennoyer, of London, Merchant, hath undertaken to the Committee for the Affairs of Ireland, to furnish and deliver, towards the Relief and Supply of Sir Will'm Cole's Regiment in Ireland, One Hundred Quarters of Wheat, at the Rate of One Hundred and Fifty Pounds; Three Hundred Quarters of Rye, at the Rate of Three Hundred Pounds; and Nineteen Weight of Cheese, at the Rate of Fifty Pounds, making in all Five Hundred Pounds: It is now Ordered, by the Lords and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, That the Receivers of the Adventurers-money, upon Subscriptions for Lands in Ireland, do, at the End of Three Months next after Certificate made unto the said Committee, by Mr. Robert Berkley, of the Receipt of these Provisions, pay, or cause to be paid, out of those Monies, unto Nicholas Loftus Esquire, Deputy Treasurer at Wars for that Kingdom, or his Agent here, the said Sum of Five Hundred Pounds, to be by him or them paid over unto the said Mr. Pennoyer, in Discharge of those Provisions; which, being so delivered unto the said Mr. Robert Berkley, upon the Accompt of the said Sir William Cole, are to be afterwards defalked out of the Pay, which is or shall be due unto that Regiment."

Order for 62 l. 4s. 1d. to Mr. Pennoyer, for Victuals.

"Whereas it appeareth, by the Testimony of Samuell Brooke, Edward Denny, and Robert Browne, to the Committee for the Affairs of Ireland, that Mr. Pennoyer and Richard Parre, of London, Merchants, did, upon the 9th Day of August last, deliver, out of a Ship called The Ralph in the Castle, of one Mr. Freke, in the Province of Munster, then in Distress, for the Relief thereof, One Barrel of Powder, One Hogshead of Match, One Barrel of Shot, One Bag of Hops, Thirty-five Bags of Biscuit, Two Hogshead of Salt, One Barrel of Meal, One Barrel of Oatmeal, and One Barrel of Pease; all which, by Order of this Committee, being valued, by the Committee of Irish Adventurers chosen in London, at the First Rate, with Allowance of Freight, Petty Charges, and Profit, at Twenty Pounds per Cent. amounteth to the Sum of Sixty-two Pounds, Four Shillings, and a Penny: It is Ordered, by the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, That the said Sum of Sixty-two Pounds, Four Shillings, and a Penny, be forthwith paid unto Mr. Nicholas Loftus, Deputy Treasurer at Wars for Ireland, his Agents or Deputies, out of the Adventurers-money for Ireland, to be by him or them paid over unto Mr. Pennoyer and Richard Parre, in full Satisfaction for the said Provisions, and to be defalked out of the Soldiers Pay in that Castle."

Order for 313 l. 14s. 8d. to Mr. Pennoyer, for Victuals.

"Whereas it appeareth to the Committee for the Affairs of Ireland, by Certificate of Lieutenant Colonel Brockett, who hath the Government of the Fort and Town of Kinsall, in Ireland, That Mr. Pennoyer, of London, Merchant, and Richard Parre, have, upon the 18th Day of July last, delivered into that Fort and Town, for Supply thereof, Ten Thousand Weight of Biscuit, Six Hundred Habberden, Fourteen Hogsheads of English Beef, One Hundred and Thirteen Gallons of Oil, Thirty Bushels and Three Pecks of Peace, Thirty-four Bushels and an Half of Oatmeal, a Thousand Weight (fn. *) of Cheese, Fifty-eight Bushels Three Pecks and a Half of Oats, Seventy Pound Weight of English Hops, divers Pieces of Cask to hold their Provisions, and One Drum; all which being, by Order of this Committee, valued at the First Rate, by the Committee of Irish Advenventurers chosen in London, with the Freight, Petty Charges, and Consideration for Insurance and Profit, at the Rate of Twenty Pounds per Cent. amount unto the Sum of Three Hundred and Thirteen Pounds, Fourteen Shillings, and Eight Pence: It is Ordered, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament, That the said Sum of Three Hundred and Thirteen Pounds, Fourteen Shillings, and Eight Pence, be forthwith paid, out of the Adventurers-money, unto Mr. Nicholas Loftus, Deputy Treasurer at Wars for that Kingdom, or his Agents here, to be by him or them paid over unto the said Mr. Pennoyer and Richard Parre, in full of all Demands concerning the said Provisions, and defalked out of the Pay of the Officers and Soldiers in that Fort and Town."

Order for 900 l. 4 s. to Mr. Downes for Herrings.

"It is now Ordered, by the Lords and Commons in this present Parliament assembled, That the Receivers for the Adventurers-money, upon Subscription for Lands in Ireland, do, out of those Monies, pay unto Nich. Loftus Esquire, Deputy Treasurer at Wars for that Kingdom, or his Agents here, the Sum of Four Hundred and Fifty Pounds, Two Shillings, upon the 24th Day of April next; and the like Sum of Four Hundred and Fifty Pounds, [ (fn. *) Two Shillings,] more on the 24th Day of July next ensuing, to be by him or them, at those respective Times, paid over unto Mr. Thomas Downes, or his Assigns, for Eight Hundred and Ninety-six Barrels of Herrings, at the Price of Eight Hundred Eighty Pounds, and Four Shillings; and Six Hundred Weight of Cheese, at the Rate of Twelve Pounds; delivered unto His Majesty's Stores at Dublin, by Thomas Hooke, Merchant, to be paid at Three and Three Months after Sight of the Certificate, dated the 20th Day of December, and presented to the Committee for the Affairs of Ireland the 24th of this Instant January, under the Hand and Seal of Sir Phillipp Percivall Knight, Commissary General for Victuals in the Kingdom of Ireland, and attested by Sir Adam Loftus Knight, Treasurer at Wars for that Kingdom, and according to the Order of Parliament published in Print in that Behalf."

Adjourn.

House adjourned till 3a post meridiem.

Post meridiem.

PRAYERS.

Earl of Manchester, Speaker.

Mounson, a Pass.

Ordered, That Sir John Mounson's Son shall have a Pass, to go to Oxford, with Two Servants, to see his Father.

The Messengers return with Answer from the House of Commons:

That they will send an Answer, by Messengers of their own, (fn. *) to the Petitions of Sir Edward Berkley, John Broccas, and to the Order concerning the Public Confession.

Keeper of the Gatehouse to attend for suffering True to escape.

Upon Information to this House, "That the Keeper of The Gatehouse at Westm. hath permitted one True to escape, who was committed thither for Deer-stealing, and other Misdemeanors, who now is at Windsor, and threatens to kill those that were the Occasion of his apprehending:" It is Ordered, That the Keeper of The Gatehouse shall be sent for, to attend this House on Monday Morning next, to answer the same.

Message from the H. C. for Concurrence in two Ordinances.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Rob't Harley, Knight of the Bath:

To desire their Lordships Concurrence in Two Ordinances.

Which were read, as followeth:

1. An Ordinance for securing the County of Hampshire, by raising of Men and Monies. (Here enter it.)

Agreed to.

2. An Ordinance to give Power to Sir Wm. Waller to command in Chief the Forces of Glostershire, and to raise Monies, &c. (Here enter it.)

Agreed to.

The Answer returned was:

Answer.

That this House agrees with the House of Commons in these Two Ordinances now brought up.

Marchioness De Vieuville, a Pass for herself and Equipage, &c. to France.

Upon Information to the House, "That the Lady of the Marquis De Vieuville going over into France, having the King's Licence for her transporting herself and Six Coach-Horses, with some few ordinary Horses for their Servants, and that she may have Liberty to carry over such Goods, Money, and ordinary Plate, as is expedient for her Occasions:" Which this House Ordered, provided that the Goods and Money be visited before they be transported; and that they be Custom-free.

Ordered, That the Ordinance for the Weekly Raising of Monies for the Army shall be read the First Thing on Monday Morning next; and the other Ordinance after that.

Ordinance for securing Hampshire, by raising Men and Money.

"Whereas it is found necessary, for the Security and Protection of the Persons and Estates of the Inhabitants of the County of South'ton and Parts adjacent, and for the common Defence of the Kingdom from the Rapines, Spoils, and Plunderings, of Papists and other Persons ill-affected to the Peace of the King and Kingdom, and for the Prevention of any of their Meetings, Invasions, or Insurrections whatsoever, That a considerable Strength should be prepared and raised within the said County: It is therefore Ordered and Ordained, by the Lords and Commons now assembled in Parliament, That Two Troops of Horse and a Regiment of Dragoons shall presently be raised, within the said County, to be disposed of, there or elsewhere, in such Manner as his Excellency the Earl of Essex, Lord General, shall from Time to Time appoint, for the Purposes aforesaid, and under the Command of such Person or Persons as shall be nominated by him: It is further Ordered and Ordained, That, for the Payment of the Forces aforesaid (after the Rate and Proportion now paid by the Parliament to other Forces of the like Nature), no Monies shall be raised in the said County of South'ton (by virtue of this Ordinance), but of the Estates of Delinquents, Papists, Bishops, Deans, Dean and Chapter, Prebendaries of Winton, and other Prebendaries or Pluralists within that County; or out of the Estates of such as have not contributed, and shall refuse to contribute, a considerable Proportion on the Propositions sent forth by the Parliament, for the raising of Money, for the Defence of the Protestant Religion, the King and Kingdom; or such Clergymen or others, as have refused to obey the Orders and Ordinances of Parliament, or have otherwise expressed their Disaffection to the Reformation now intended by the Parliament.

"And it is Ordered and Ordained, That Sir Thomas Jarvoise Knight, with any Two or more of the Deputy Lieutenants of the County aforesaid, or with John Bulkley, John Kempe, Richard Major, Francis St. Barbe, Nicholas Love, John Feilder, William Withers, James Tutt, John Pyttman, Thomas Creswell of Weckfeild, Thomas Chaundeler, Francis Rivett, Rich. Moore, Esquires, or any Two or more of them, shall have Power, and are hereby authorized and required, to rate, tax, assess, and charge, all or any the Persons aforesaid, their Lands, Goods, and Tenements, at such Rates, and with such Sums of Money and other Charges, and in such Manner and Proportion, as they shall think fit, and (fn. *) the Necessity of the Occasion shall require (using the best Indifferency and Moderation they can), not exceeding the Twentieth Part of their Personal Estate, or the Fifth Part of their Yearly Revenue; only Papists, Bishops, Deans, Deans and Chapters, and such notorious Delinquents as have taken up Arms against the Parliament, or have been active in the Commission of Array, shall be assessed in such Manner and Proportion as the said Sir Thomas Jarvoise, or any Two or more as aforesaid, shall think fit, and the Necessity of the Occasion shall require; and also to appoint such and so many Persons, to collect, gather, and levy, all Sums or other Charges so assessed or charged, by such Ways and Means as by them shall be directed; and further, the said Sir Thomas Jarvoise Knight shall have Power and Authority, by virtue of this Ordinance, to disarm all such as shall not contribute, in Proportion to their Estates, to the Assistance of the King and Parliament, and all such Persons as shall be found opposite or disaffected to the Service of the King and Parliament, notwithstanding any Protection had or obtained to the contrary; and also the said Sir Thomas Jarvoise Knight, with the Consent of Two or more of the Deputy Lieutenants, shall have Power to put any Number of Soldiers into any City or Town within the said County, or within the Town and County of South'ton, for the Safety of the said County, as to him and them shall seem fit and expedient, which City and Town shall be under such Command as he, the said Sir Thomas Jarvoise, with the Consent of the Deputy Lieutenants aforesaid, shall appoint, during the Time of the Abode of any such Soldiers within the same.

"And it is likewise Ordered and Ordained, That John Lisle Esquire, One of the Deputy Lieutenants of the said County, or any Person or Persons that the said John Lisle shall nominate, being approved of by the said Deputy Lieutenants, or any Two of them, shall, by virtue of this Ordinance, have Power and Authority to receive and take all such Monies, Plate, Arms, or Horse, as are or shall be raised upon the Ordinance of Subscriptions within that County, to be employed in this Service, upon Accompt; as also to receive the Remainders and Arrears of the Monies to be levied in that County upon the Bill of Four Hundred Thousand Pounds, to be employed also in this Service, if the Occasion so require, and to be re-paid, upon Accompt, out of the further Assessments of the said County, to the Uses, Intents, and Purposes, expressed in the said Act of Parliament, for the levying of Four Hundred Thousand Pounds; and further, the said John Lisle shall have Power, by virtue of this Ordinance, to call before him all Constables, Collectors, and Receivers, of any Tax or Contribution, since the Beginning of this Parliament, whatsoever, to take their Accompts, and receive all such Monies; and in Case that present and sufficient Sums of Money cannot be gotten by any of the Means and Ways aforesaid, for Maintenance of the Forces aforesaid, that then, if any Person or Persons shall lend any Sums of Money for the Advancement of the present Service, an Acquittance under the said John Lisle's Hand shall be a sufficient Warrant to such Lenders, to require Payment of the same, with Consideration after the Rate of Eight Pounds per Cent. upon the Public Faith.

"And it is likewise Ordered, That the said John Lisle Esquire shall, by virtue of this Ordinance, deliver, to the Commanders of the Forces to be levied for this Service, such Monies, Arms, or Horse, as shall be requisite, receiving their Acquittance of the Particulars.

"And it is further Ordered and Ordained, That Duplicates of Rolls be made, containing the Names and Surnames of every Person charged (by virtue of this Ordinance), and the Places of their Abode, together with the particular Sums upon each of them set and assessed; and that like Duplicates be made of such Sums of Money, or other Things, as shall be received, disbursed, employed, or expended, in this Service, upon just Accompt to be made, and allowed by the Commons House of Parliament, where the said John Lisle is only to be accountable for such Money, Plate, and Horse, as shall come to his Possession in Pursuance of this Ordinance, and not elsewhere, or to any other whatsoever; and that, in so doing, the said Sir Thomas Jarvoise, John Lisle, the Deputy Lieutenants, and other the Persons beforenamed, and all others employed by them, and observing their Commands and Directions, or that join with or assist them in executing any of the Premises, or that shall willingly submit, perform, and pay, such Rates and Monies, or perform such Services, as shall be employed on and required of them, by virtue of this Ordinance, shall be protected, defended, and saved harmless, in their Estates, Lands, Goods, and Persons, by the Authority and Power of Parliament."

Ordinance to appoint Sir William Waller Serjeant Major General of the Forces in Gloucester and other adjacent Counties, and for paying his Army.

"Whereas his Excellency the Lord General hath given a Commission to Sir William Waller, to command in Chief, as Serjeant Major General of all the Forces of the County of Gloucester, and the City and County of the City of Gloucester, Wilts, Som'sett, Worcester, and Salop, that are already raised, and shall be raised, for the Defence of the King, Parliament, and Kingdom, and suppressing of the malignant Party there, with Authority to raise Five Regiments of Horse, and Five of Foot, in the said Counties: It is Ordered and Ordained, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament, That the Regiments and Forces aforesaid shall be paid, after the Rate and Proportion of the Parliament Pay to the other Forces of the like Nature, out of the Estates of Papists, Delinquents, Bishops, Deans and Chapters, Prebendaries, and Pluralists, within the said Counties; and out of the Estates of such Persons of Ability, as have not contributed unto the Parliament, or have opposed or assisted against the Parliament; or such Clergymen or others, as have either refused to observe and obey the Orders and Ordinances of Parliament, or otherwise have expressed a Disaffection thereunto, or to the Proceedings thereof: And it is further Ordered, That the said Sir William Waller, calling unto his Assistance the Deputy Lieutenants, or the Committee for Subscriptions, of the said Counties, or any Two or more of them, shall have Power to rate, tax, assess, or charge, all or any of the said Persons, their Lands, Goods, and Tenements, at such Rates, and in such Proportions, as they shall think fit, and the Necessity of the Cause shall require; yet with that Moderation, as not to exceed the Twentieth Part of their Personal Estate, or the Fifth Part of their Yearly Revenue (excepting Papists, Archbishops, Bishops, Deans and Chapters, and such notorious Delinquents as have taken up Arms against the Parliament, or have been active in the Commission of Array, whose Estates are already sequestered by Ordinance of Parliament, and by virtue thereof to be seized); and they shall have Power to appoint fit Persons, to collect, gather, and levy the same: And it is further Ordered and Ordained, That Sir Wm Waller shall receive and take all such Money, Plate, and Horse, as are and shall be raised, upon the Ordinance of Subscription, within those Counties, to be employed by him in that Service, upon Accompt: And, in Case that sufficient Sums of Money cannot be raised by these Ways, for the Purposes aforesaid, then, if any Person or Persons shall lend any Sums of Money, for the Advancement of the present Service, an Acquittance under Sir William Waller's Hand shall be sufficient Warrant to such Person or Persons to require Payment thereof, with Consideration after the Rates of Eight Pounds per Centum, upon the Public Faith: And it is further Ordered and Ordained, That Duplicates of Rolls be made, containing the Names and Surnames of every Person charged by virtue of this Ordinance, and Places of their Abode, together with the particular Sums upon each of them so set and assessed; and that like Duplicates be made of all such Sums of Money, or other Thing, (fn. *) as shall be received, disbursed, employed, or ex pended, in this Service, upon a just Accompt to be made, and allowed by the Commons House of Parliment; and that Sir William Waller, the Deputy Lieutenants, those of the Committee, and all others employed by them, and observing their Commands and Directions, or that join with or assist them in executing any of the Premises, or that shall willingly submit to perform and pay such Rates and Money, and perform such Services, as shall be imposed on or required of them by virtue of this Ordinance, shall be protected, defended, and saved harmless, in their Estates, Lands, Goods and Persons, by Authority of Parliament."

House adjourned till 3a (fn. †) Lunæ.

Adjourn.

Footnotes

* Origin. said said.
Origin. like.
* Deest in Originali.
* Origin. shall.
Deest in Originali.
* Deest in Originali.
* Origin. Propositions.
* Deest in Originali.
Origin. before.
* Origin. four.
* Bis in Originali.
* Deest in Originali.
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* Origin. that.
* Deest in Originali.
Origin. cras.