Die Lunæ, 26 Septembris, 1642.
UPON the Reading of the humble Petition of the
Inhabitants of Laleham in the County of Middlesex;
It was Ordered, That Mr. Joseph Boden, an orthodox
Divine, be recommended by this House to the Inhabitants
of Laleham, to be their Lecturer, to preach there every
Lord's Day, and such Day in the Week Days as his
Occasions will permit: And Dr. Soames, and Mr. White
the Curate, are hereby required to permit him the free
Use of the Pulpit, to preach there accordingly, without
Lett or Interruption.
The humble Petition of the Makers of Wool Cards,
within the County of Essex, was read; and ordered to be
referred to the Committee lately appointed to consider of
Mr. Maxwell's Petition, concerning Calve Skins.
Petition to the King.
Ordered, that the Petition of both Houses to his Majesty, sent to the Earl of Essex, to be by him presented,
shall be forthwith printed and published.
Resolved, &c. That Mr. Pumroy, an Attorney of Common Law, and Mr. Weaver an Apothecary, shall be
approved of by this House, to be Bail for Dr. Gibbs.
Ordered, That Mr. John Meeres Gentleman shall have
Licence to search for Henry Holden a Popish Priest, in all
such Places where there may be just Cause of Suspicion
for the Harbouring of the said Holden; and to apprehend
the said Holden, and such others as do harbour him.
Proceedings concerning Doldswell.
Mr. Whittacres reports from the Committee appointed
to consider of the Business concerning Mr. Doldswell,
the several Votes of that Committee * * * *.
Resolved, upon the Question, That Mr. Dodsewell shall
be forthwith discharged of his Attendance, upon giving
Bail to attend this House, whensoever he shall be thereunto required by this House.
Leave of Absence.
Ordered, That Mr. Rose, a Member of this House,
shall have Leave for Fourteen Days, to continue longe
in the Country.
Sheriffs of London, &c.
Mr. Reynolds, Mr. Rigby, Mr. Solicitor, Alderman
Soames, Captain Venn, Sir Gilb. Gerard, Sir Jo. Franklyn,
Mr. Wheeler, Sir Jo. Hepseley, Sir Rob. Pye, Mr. Whittacres, Mr. Vassall:
This Committee is to consider of the Desires of the
Sheriffs of London and Middlesex, in having the Benefit of
the Order of this House, as the Sheriffs of other Counties
have, for being exempted from the unnecessary Charge
at Assizes and Sessions; and to consider of the Form of
an Order presented on their Behalf.
Upon Mr. Whittacre's Report from the Committee of
It was Resolved, upon the Question, That Colonel
Brett, Captain Buck, Captain Turney, and Captain Burley, shall be forthwith discharged of their Attendance.
Committee to Ireland.
Resolved, upon the Question, That Three Pounds per
diem shall be allowed to each of the Members of this
House, that are to go as a Committee into Ireland, to
commence at the Time of their taking a Journey to go
over; and to have Two hundred and Fifty Pounds apiece
Advance Money, towards their Charges, in preparing
for their Journey; to be paid out of the Adventurers
Resolved, &c. That this House doth approve of Captaid Wm. Tucker, One of the Adventurers for Ireland;
to go with the Committee of this House into Ireland;
and that he have the Allowance of Forty Shillings per
diem, and Two hundred Pounds Advance Money, towards the Preparing for his Journey.
Ordered, That the Committees appointed to go to
Ireland shall be gone by this Day Sevennight.
Ordered, That the Monies sent to Bristoll, to be transported for Ireland, shall not go thence, till the Committees
of this House do come to go over with the same.
Ordered, That Sir Hen. Mildmy do positively declare
himself To-morrow, whether he will go or no.
Resolved, &c. That Oliver Pleydell Gentleman, in respect of his former Service, shall be recommended by this
House to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, to have the
Lieutenant's Place of the Troop of Horse, under the
Command of Captain St. John, in Ireland.
Proceedings against Nicholson, &c.
Mr. Whittacres reports from the Committee appointed
to consider of Informations, the State of the Business
concerning Dr. Nicholson and * * * *.
Resolved, upon the Question, That Dr. Nicholson *
* * *.
Resolved, upon the Question, That Mr. Nicholson the
Father shall be committed to the Prison of the Fleete; and
Dr. Nicholson the Son, to the Prison of the King's Bench;
and Mr. Nicholson the Second Son, to the Gatehouse;
there to remain during the Pleasure of this House.
And it is further Ordered, That Mr. Solicitor, Mr.
White, Mr. Whittacres, Serjeant Wilde, Mr. Rigby, and
Sir Wm. Masham, do prepare a Charge against these
Three Persons thus committed; and bring the same into
Upon the humble Petition of divers of the Parishioners
of the Parish of Dagenham in the County of Essex;
It is Ordered, That Mr. John Bowyer, an orthodox
Divine, be recommended by this House to the said
Parishioners, to preach there every Lord's Day in the
Forenoon: And Mr. Charles True, the Minister of that
Place, is required to permit him the free Use of his
Pulpit, to preach there accordingly.
Proceedings against Jackson.
Upon Mr. Whittacre's Report from the Committee
It is Resolved, upon the Question, That Mr. Jackson
the Minister, for the scandalous Matter preached by him
at St. Giles Church without Criplegate, in a Sermon, is
And further Ordered, That he continue in safe Custody
in the Counter where he is, till this House do take further Order: And the Committee appointed to prepare
the Charge against the Mr. Nicholsons, do prepare a
Charge against the said Mr. Jackson.
Mayor of Abbington, &c.
The Mayor of Abbington was called in the Bar; and
kneeling, acknowledged his Offence; and said, He was
sorry he had proclaimed the Proclamation against the
Earl of Essex; and would not hereafter do any thing
that concerned the Proceedings of the House, without
Order of the House.
Mr. Richardson, Serjeant to the Mayor of Abbington,
was likewise commanded to come to the Bar: Who likewise acknowledged the Publishing of the Proclamation,
by the Mayor of Abbington's Command.
Resolved, &c. That Mr. Mayor of Abbington shall be
discharged of his Attendance, giving Bail for his Appearance at the House, when he shall be thereunto required.
Resolved, &c. That Mr. Richardson shall be forthwith
Mr. Ashley, Captain of One of the Ships that came
from Galloway, was called in; and made Relation of the
Passages between the Fort and Town of Galloway; and
of an Overthrow given by the Lord Inchequin, to the
Letters from Captain Willoughbie, of the 29th of
August, was read; and ordered to be referred to the
Committee for Adventurers; to consider of the Provisions desired to be sent to Galloway.
Ordered, That these Letters be communicated to the
Lords at a Conference: And that Mr. Moore do desire
a Conference with the Lords concerning the same: And
that Mr. Reynolds and Mr. Goodwyn do manage that
Ordered, That Mr. Linche, brought over from Galloway in safe Custody by Captain Ashley, for endeavouring to draw the Soldiers to betray the Fort, be forthwith
committed to the Gatehouse: And that Mr. Wheeler,
Mr. Whittacres, Mr. Rous, and Mr. Reynolds, do
forthwith examine him.
Answer from Lords.
Mr. Moore reports, The Lords will give a present Meeting as is desired; and do agree to the Order of * * * *:
And, for the Printing of the Lord Lieutenant's Letter,
will send an Answer by Messengers of their own.
Ordered, That Mr. Harrington that lent Eight hundred
Pounds for the Affairs of Ireland, which he took up at
Interest, shall have the Interest due unto him, since the
Loan of his Money paid unto him: And that Mr.
Wheeler and Sir Rob. Pye shall compute what Interest
is due unto him.
It is this Day Ordered, by the Commons House of
Parliament, That it be referred to Sir Robert Pye and
Mr. Greene to take some Course speedily to pay Four
thousand Pounds, the Remainder of the Sum of Six
thousand Pounds allotted unto Mr. Speaker: And that
an Acquittance under Mr. Speaker's Hand shall be a
sufficient Discharge unto them, from time to time, for
so much as he shall receive.
Members Subscriptions, &c.
Sir Poynings Moore declares, He will bring in Two
Sir Jo. Bamfeilde saith, He hath brought in One
hundred Pounds, in the County of Devon.
Sir Norton Knacheboll will bring in One hundred
Pounds in Plate.
Sir Alex. Denton will bring in Two Horses.
Mr. Alforde will bring in One hundred Pounds.
Mr. Jesson hath brought in One hundred Marks.
Sir Pet. Wroth, instead of a Horse will bring in Fifty
Mr. Pelham declares he will assist the Earl of Essex, &c.