DIE (fn. *) Martis, videlicet, 16 die Maii.
Earl of Manchester was appointed to be Speaker
Answer from the H. C.
The Messengers sent Yesterday to the House of
Commons return with this Answer:
That they have delivered their Message concerning
their Lordships Concurrence in the Declaration concerning the State of the Treaty.
Toll on the River Lea, quieted to the E. of Carlisle.
Upon Information this Day, "That the Earl of Carlile, and his Predecessors, hath for many Years enjoyed the Toll of a Lock upon the River of Lea;
but of late some Bargemen have, in a riotous Manner, broken open the Lock, and refuse to pay the
said Toll:" Hereupon this House Ordered, That
the Earl of Carlile shall enjoy the Property of the
said Toll; and that the Deputy Lieutenants, Sheriffs,
and Justices of the Peace, of the County of Essex, shall
take Care that all Riots shall be suppressed concerning
Killegrew committed by the L. General, his Petition for Actions commenced against him since his Commitment to be stayed.
Upon reading the Petition of Thomas Killegrew;
shewing, "That he being committed, by the Lord
General, to The King's Bench, the 30th of September 1642, charged upon Suspicion for raising Arms
against the Parliament; and, since the Commitment,
one Rob't Punter and Mabill Anderson have charged
him (fn. *) with several Actions, and are ready to
charge him with Execution for the same: Therefore
desires that the said Punter and Anderson may stay
their Prosecution of their Actions:" Which this
House Ordered accordingly, being they were commenced since the said Mr. Killegrew was committed by
the Lord General.
Sir John Lenthall, concerning Dalbeer's Releasement.
Sir John Lenthall gave the House this Account
concerning the Business of Mr. Dalbeere; who, he
said, "was a Prisoner in The King's Bench upon Two
Executions; but, by the Lord General's Command,
he permitted the said Dalbeere to have his Liberty
to be in the Army, in regard he is a Person very
useful there; and the Person [ (fn. †) to whom he] owes
the Debt stands strictly upon the Penalty of the Bond;
and, because Sir Jo. Lenthall permitted the said Dalbeere to be in the Army, the Creditor commences
Actions against him for the said Debts; and therefore he desires that their Lordships would stay the
Proceedings against him for a Time, until the said
Dalbeere return from the Army:" Hereupon this
House Ordered, That the said Dalbeere shall be sent
to, to take what speedy Course he can to compound
and give what Satisfaction he can to his Debtors; [ (fn. ‡) in
the mean Time,] the Actions against Sir John Lenthall
to be stayed.
Sequestration of Southwald from Dr. Baker.
Next, the Lords heard the Charge against Dr. Baker,
Parson of Southwell, in the County of Essex.
He confessed, "He hath Two Livings, and hath
Two Prebendaries; One of which is of Canterbury,
where he is bound by his Oath to reside Three Quarters of a Year; and confesses he hath had some Misfortune in licensing Books, which he is sorry for."
Hereupon this House Adjudged, "That the said
Dr. Baker should be sequestered from the Profits and
officiating in the Parish Church of Southweald, till
the further Pleasure of this House be known.
"2. That the Profits of the said Parsonage shall be
received by the Hands of indifferent Persons.
"3. That Mr. Nicholas Folkingham, Master of Arts,
shall officiate in the said Parish Church during [ (fn. ‡) the
Pleasure] of this House, and shall receive the Profits of the same from the Hands of the Persons that
receive the Profits."
Sequestration of St. Mary Bermondsey from Dr. Paske.
"Ordered, with the Consent and humble Submission of Dr. Paske, Parson of the Parish Church of
St. Mary Magdalens Bermonsey, in the County of
Surrey, That Mr. Jeremiah Whittaker, Master of
Arts, shall officiate the Cure of the said Parish Church,
and receive the Profits thereof, to be received by indifferent Persons, and paid to him, until the Pleasure of this House be further known; provided that
Dr. Paske shall receive the Profits due to him until
the Time of this Sequestration."
Alse and Palmer versus Dickenson.
Upon reading the Petition of Tho. Alse and John
Palmer, of the Parish of Beddingham, in the County
of Sussex, Yeoman, complaining, "That Lyning Dickenson hath fetched them up, and troubled them vexatiously, to their great Charges and Prejudice, to appear before this House:"
The said Lyning Dickenson being asked what he could
say concerning this Business, he said, "That they refuse to pay Rent to him, according to the Order of
The Petitioners replied, "They have paid all the
Rents but Half a Year; and Mr. Gratwicke forbid
them to pay the Rents to Mr. Dickenson."
Ordered, That the said Tho. Alse and John Palmer shall pay the Rents to Mr. Dickenson, according
to the Order of this House, upon their Perils; and
that Gratwicke is hereby commanded not to interrupt
the said Tenants in paying the Rent, until it be legally
Sequestration of Styestead.
Ordered, That the Sequestration of Stysestead shall
be heard this Day Sevennight; and the Persons (fn. *) whom
it concerns are to have Notice thereof.
Sequestration of St. Botolph, from Mr. Rogers.
Next, this House heard the Charge against Mr. Nehemiah Rogers, Parson of St. Buttoph Bishopsgate.
Affidavit was made, by John Hynde, "That he
served the Order of this House, for his appearing
before their Lordships, this Day, and left it at his
House with his Daughter on Thursday last; and he
is at the Isle of Ely."
The House, conceiving the Warning to be too short,
Ordered, To hear this Cause on Monday next; and
Mr. Rogers to have Notice thereof.
Dr. Cheshire, a Protection.
Ordered, That Dr. Cheshire, late Incumbent at
Heston, in the County of Midd. and now translated to
be Parson at Dantsey, in the County of Wilts, shall have
an Order, for the quiet carrying and removing of his
Servants, Cattle, and Goods, unto Dantsey.
E. of Suffolk's Possessions in the Isle of Wight quieted.
Ordered, That some Grounds of the Earl of Suff.
in the Isle of Ely, (fn. †) being disturbed by some disorderly
People there: It is Ordered, That the Deputy Lieutenants and Justices, &c. shall take Order that the said
Ground shall be preserved from all Riots and Disorders,
and keeping the quiet Possession to the Earl of Suff.
Sequestration of Fyfield, from Dr. Reade.
Ordered, That those Dues belonging to Dr.
Reade, Parson of Fyfeild, in the County of Essex, for
the Time past before the Sequestration of the said
Living by this House, shall be paid unto him.
Ordinance for sequestering L. Capell's Estate, to the L. General's Use.
Next, this House read the Ordinance of Sequestration of the Lord Capell's Estate, to the Use of the Lord
This House, taking the same into Consideration, Resolved, To have a Conference with the House of Commons, To-morrow Morning; and to let them know,
"That this House is desirous to join in any fitting Way
to express their Respects to the Lord General, only
their Lordships do differ in the Way; and that they
conceive it will be better to have a Proportion, answerable to that Value intended him out of the Lord
Capell's Estate, allowed him out of the Sequestrations in general, than to appoint it out of any particular Estate, which may draw Envy upon him; and
that their Lordships do think it fit that the King's
Warrant for seizing the Rents of the Lord General
be re-called, by Order of both Houses."
Ordinance for sequestering the Jurisdiction of the Archbishop of Canterbury.
Next, an Ordinance for sequestering the Jurisdiction
of the Archbishop of Cant. was read, and approved of,
and Ordered to be sent to the House of Commons,
to desire their Concurrence therein.
Message to the H. C. for their Concurrence in it; and for a Conference about sequestering L. Capell's Estate.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by
Dr. Bennet and Dr. Aylett:
To desire their Concurrence in the Ordinance concerning
the Archbishop of Cant's Jurisdiction; and to desire that
they would give a Conference, by a Committee of both
Houses, in the Painted Chamber, To-morrow Morning,
at Ten of the Clock, touching the Ordinance concerning the Sequestration of the Lord Capell's Estate.
Order for suppressing Riots, in Dorset, Wilts, and Somerset.
"Whereas a former Order, 11 Maii, was made, for
the suppressing of a notorious Riot in and about
Meere, Shaftsbury, Froome Selwood, and other Places,
in the Counties of Dorsett, Wilts, and Som'sett; and
whereas it is since informed to their Lordships, that
the said Riot increaseth daily, and is growing towards
an open Rebellion, and Resistance of all Officers and
Government is there made: The Lords do therefore
strictly charge and command all Justices of Peace,
dwelling in or near the said Places, or any Two or
One of them, in their respective Counties, speedily
to take Examination of the Premises, and certify the
same to this House; and if they, the said Justices,
upon Examination, shall find clear Proof against any
the Persons aforesaid, principal Offenders, yet unapprehended, that they give Notice of the Names of
such Persons to the Gentleman Usher attending this
House, or his Deputy or Deputies, who are sent
down to bring up their Persons; against which Offenders their Lordships will take such Course as in
Justice is fit, as well for the Punishment of them,
as the Example of others; and their Lordships order
and command the said Gentleman Usher, and his
Deputies, to take, arrest, and bring up to this House,
the Persons of such principal Offenders as are already taken, or shall be so notisied to him or them,
that they may be proceeded with; and their Lordships further require the said Justices of Peace, or
any Two or One of them, to be diligent in all other
due and legal Ways, for Punishment and suppressing
of the said Riots, Rioters, and Abettors; and require
the said Justices, and all Officers and other Persons,
to be assistant to the said Gentleman Usher and his
Deputies, in Execution of the Premises.
"To the Gentleman Usher, &c.
and all Mayors, &c.
House adjourned till 9 a cras.