Die Martis, 20 Septembris, 1642.
St. Thomas, Southwarke, Lecturer.
UPON the humble Petition of the Parishioners of
the Parish of St. Thomas in Southwarke;
It is Ordered, That Mr. Jo. Allen, a learned and orthodox Divine, and in Orders, be recommended to the said
Parish to be their Lecturer, to preach there every Wednesday in the Afternoon: And that the Parson of the said
Parish is hereby required to permit him the Use of the
Pulpit, to exercise his Ministry, at the Times aforesaid.
Printing a Letter.
Ordered, That the Lords be moved to desire the Earl
of Northumberland, That he will give Order for the
Printing of the Letter directed unto him from the Earl
of Leicester, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.
Ordered, That the Consideration of maintaining the
Garison at Coventrye, out of the Subscription Monies
that shall be collected in the said City, be referred to the
Consideration of the Committee for the Defence of the
Upon the Report from the Committee . . . .;
It is Resolved, upon the Question, That Sir Rich.
Wynne be admitted into the House.
Resolved, upon * *, That the Alderman of the Town
of Bury, and Mr. Chaplaine of the said Town, who, by
a former Order, upon an Information that they opposed
Lieutenant Belston, in the Service of the Parliament, to
beat up his Drum for Raising of Men in that Town, were
sent for, as Delinquents, be forthwith discharged; the
House being more particularly informed of the Truth of
that Business, and very well satisfied therewith: And that
Mr. Reynolds do write a Letter to the said Town, to certify them how well they are satisfied with the Affection
of the said Town.
Affairs in Shrewsbury.
Mr. Pierrepointe reports the State and Condition of the
County of Shrewsbury, and the Proceedings of the High
Sheriff, and the Commissioners of Array there; and likewise of the Committee; and likewise the Carriage and
Proceedings of Baron Henden, at the last Assizes at
Bridenorth, he being Judge of Assizes for that County.
Resolved, That, to the Articles of Impeachment against
Jo. Weld, High Sheriff of the County of Salop, an Addition shall be made of the Seizing of the Person of
Mr. Barker, and the Taking his Goods and Money.
Proceedings against Judge Henden, &c.
Resolved, upon the Question, That Mr. Baron Henden
is a Delinquent.
Ordered, That the Committee appointed to inquire after
the Carriage of the Judges, in their several Circuits, do
meet To-morrow in the Afternoon, in the Exchequerchamber: And that Mr. Pierrepointe, Mr. Rigby, Mr.
Jo. Corbett, Mr. Rich. Moore, be added to this Committee: And that they sit when and where they please: And
that it be referred to them to draw up an Impeachment
against Baron Henden; and against such other Judges
and Justices of Assize, as, upon Proofs and Examination
of their Carriages, they shall think fit: And they have
Power to send for Parties, Witnesses, &c.
This Committee, or any Four of them, have Power to
sit * * * *
Members Subscriptions, &c.
Mr. Rich. Moore declares, that he has delivered into
the Guildhall, London, One hundred and Twenty Pounds,
Sir Rich. Winne, Sir Tho. Parker, declare themselves
in the Affirmative to the Resolution concerning the Earl
Sir Rich. Winne, Sir Tho. Parker, take Time till
To-morrow, to declare what they will bring in for the
Maintenance of the Earl of Essex, in this Cause, for
the Maintenance of the true Protestant Religion, and the
Liberty of the Subject.
Sir Tho. Cheeke declares, That he has brought in
Three Horses; and will bring in Two hundred Pounds in
Money or Plate.
Sir F. Barnham says, That he will pay in the Hundred
Pounds he promised to lend, within these Five or Six
Days at farthest.
Sir Wm. Drake informs the House, That he has paid in
the Two hundred Pounds he promised to lend; and has
his Horses ready for Service in the Country, where they
have already been in Service; and desires that he may
keep them there.
Ordered, That the Prisoners, viz. Captain Henry
Fotherby, Captain Robert Bolls, Robert Rookes, Geo.
Drewell, Lieutenants, John Bellow, Peter Turner Doctor
in Physick, Robert Terrent Servant to the said Doctor,
to be brought up by the Sheriff of Middlesex, shall be, by
him, conveyed to the Prisons of the Kinge's Bench, the
Marshalsea, and the Bailiwick of Southwarke, proportioned according to the Discretion of the Sheriff.
Mr. Rigby, Mr. Pierrepointe, Sir Ro. Harley, Sir Wm.
Brereton, Mr. Rich. Moore, Sir Jo. Corbett, Mr. Serjeant Wilde, Mr. Darley;
This Committee, or any Two of them, are appointed
to meet this Afternoon, at Two of Clock, in the Exchequer-chamber, to treat with the Undertakers that undertake to set forth Dragooners for the Service of the King
and Parliament: And are to meet when and where they
Persons sent for.
Resolved, upon the Question, That Sir Nicolas Cole,
Mayor of Newcastle, shall be forthwith sent for, as a Delinquent, by the Serjeant at Arms attending on this *.
Resolved, That Sir Tho. Riddell the younger shall be
forthwith sent for, as a Delinquent.
Resolved, That Sir Alexander Davison shall be forthwith sent for, as a Delinquent.
Resolved, upon the Question, That Sir Jo. Marley shall
be forthwith sent for, as a Delinquent.
Resolved, upon the Question, That Mr. Tho. Liddall
shall be forthwith sent for, as a Delinquent.
And it is referred to the Committee for the Defence
of the Kingdom, to take Order for sending for these
Declaration in answer to Scotland.
Ordered, That the Declaration sent in Answer to the
Declaration from the General Assembly of the Church
in Scotland, be forthwith printed.
Instructions to Irish Committees.
A Message from the Lords, by Dr. Aylett and Dr.
The Lords have returned these Instructions for the
Committees to be sent into Ireland: To which they agree,
with some Additions.
The said Additions were read; and assented unto, by
Vote upon the Question.
Answer returned by the same Messengers; That this
House does agree to the Amendments sent down from
London Militia Committee.
Ordered, by the and Commons in Parliament
assembled, That, instead of Sir Jo. Gayne, and Sir Jacob
Garrett, the Lord Mayor and Sheriffs of London for the
Time being, shall be added to the Committee for ordering
the Militia of the said City of London: And that the said
Committee, or any Nine or more of them (whereof Three
of them at least to be Aldermen) shall proceed in the
Execution of the said Ordinance, to all Intents and Purposes, from time to time, as shall be needful.
Mr. Wheeler is appointed to carry up this Order to
the Lords for their Concurrence.
Petition to the King, &;c.
Mr. Pym reports from the Committee, the Petition to
be presented unto his Majesty by the Lord General; and
the Instructions to be given to the Lord General.
The Petition was several times read; and, by Vote
upon the Question, assented unto: And the Instructions
ordered to be taken into Consideration To-morrow
Leave of Absence.
Sir Jo. Lee has Leave to go down into the Isle of
Wight, to his Charge there, being appointed Colonel of
a Regiment in that Island, by the Earl of Pembroke,
Governor of the said Isle.
Buck's, &c. Examination.
Ordered, That the Examination of Lieutenant Colonel
Buck, Captain Turney, Captain Burley, and Colonel
Brett, who are come up from the Isle of Wight, and have
rendered themselves to the Serjeant, be referred to the
Committee for Informations: And they are intreated to
take it into a speedy Consideration; and to make Report
thereof to the House.
Pass for Portuguese Resident.
Ordered, That the Resident for the King of Portugall
shall have Mr. Speaker's Warrant, freely to go and come
to the Sea-side, with his Followers, to fetch his Wife and
Company, and other Goods that she shall bring with her
from thence to this Town, peaceably, and without the
Interruption or Molestation of any Man, or the Affront
of any Soldiers, or any other People, according to the
Law of Nations; they demeaning themselves peaceably
as they ought to do.