Die Mercurii, 5 Octobris, 1642.
Pinchback's, &c. Arrears.
ORDERED, That Captain Tho. Pinchback and
Serjeant Major Warren shall have their Arrears
paid unto them, for their personal Entertainment in the
late Northern Expedition; it appearing, upon Sir Wm.
Uvedale's Certificate, how much is due unto them, out
of the Monies that come in upon the Bill of Four
hundred thousand Pounds.
Pass for Chancellor, &c.
Ordered, That Isabel Chancellor and Mary Beyland,
Widows, shall have Mr. Speaker's Warrant to transport
themselves into Holland.
Pass for Warren, &c.
Ordered, That Mr. Jo. Warren, and One of the Sons
of Mr. Warren, and Mr. Walter Harris, Mary his Wife,
Hen. Harris his Son, Wm. Layche, and Mary Hill,
shall have Mr. Speaker's Warrant to transport themselves
The humble Petition of Fred. Gibb Clerk, Minister of
Boxstead in the County of Suffolk, now in the Serjeant's
Custody for reading his Majesty's Declaration concerning
Levies, was this Day read: And
It is Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee
for Informations: And that in the mean time he be
Ordered, That Mr. Newcomen, of Dedham in the
County of Essex, be desired to preach, on the 5th of
November next, before the House of Commons, at St.
Margarett's, Westminster: And that Sir Wm. Massam
do desire him thereunto from the House.
St. Mathew, Friday-street, Lecturer.
The humble Petition of the Parishioners of St. Mathew,
Friday-street, desiring, That Mr. Henry Burton, a Minister, might be recommended to be their Lecturer, to
preach there every Sunday in the Afternoon; . . . . do
Order, That the said Mr. Burton be recommended,
according to the Desires of the Petitioners: And that
Mr. Cheslyn, the now Incumbent, do permit him to
preach there accordingly, without any Opposal, Lett, or
Lord Lieut of Surrey.
Resolved, upon the Question, That this House doth
nominate and approve of the Earl of Northumberland, to
be Lord Lieutenant of the County of Surrey, in the Stead
of the late Lord Lieutenant, deceased: And that the Deputations to the now Deputy Lieutenants shall be to all
Purposes good, in the mean time, until new ones can be
had from the Earl of Northumberland: And that the
Deputy Lieutenants be required to put the Propositions
for Money, Plate, and Horse, in Execution, throughout
that whole County.
Sir Rich. Onslow is appointed to carry up this Vote
to the Lords.
Dep. Lieut of Hertford.
Resolved, That this House doth nominate and approve
of James Maine Esquire to be Deputy Lieutenant of the
County of Herts.
Sir Rich. Onslow is appointed to carry up this Vote
Leave to proceed at Law.
Ordered, That John Turner and Tho. Walker, late
Churchwardens of the Parish of Hemel Hemsted in the
County of Herts, shall have Liberty to proceed at Law
against Samuel Baker and John Gates, &c. notwithstanding a former Order of this House of Saturday the
last of July 1641; the House not having Leisure to take
Consideration of the Business themselves.
Upon the humble Petition of Trestram Whetcombe, of
Kinsale in the Kingdom of Ireland, Merchant, desiring,
that he may have Liberty to sell his Tobacco, lately come
from the Barbadoes, to any Person or Persons, in any
Part of Ireland, to his best Advantage; provided he
carry them no other Provisions of Ammunition or Victual, or any other Commodity, without the particular
Order and Licence of the Parliament........
Wheeler's, &c. Accounts.
Ordered, That Sir Edm. Sawyer and Auditor Philips
do take the Accounts of Mr. Wheeler and Sir Ro. Pye,
Treasurers for the Poll Money and Contribution Moneys,
Ordered, That Sir Ro. Pye, Mr. Wheeler, Mr. Whittlock, be added to the Committee for Accounts, where
Mr. Trenchard has the Chair: And that Mr. Trenchard
be forthwith summoned to attend the Service of the
Accounts of Subsidies.
Ordered, That the Committee for Accounts do examine and consider of the Supers of Four thousand and
odd hundred Pounds, remaining upon the Account of the
Three Subsidies and Three Fifteens, granted 21° Jac.
Instructions for Sussex.
Ordered, That Mr. Morley do go with this Message
to the Lords; to desire their Lordships to hasten the
Passing of the Instructions for the County of Sussex.
And the Clerk is ordered to give Mr. Morley a Copy of
the Names already sent up; to the end a further Addition of Names may be added.
Pass to go to the King.
Resolved, &c. That Dr. Paul shall have Warrant to
ride Post to his Majesty.
Book to be burnt, &c.
Resolved, upon the Question, That the Pamphlet, intituled "A .... Post from Heaven, to the King of
England," shall be forthwith read.
Resolved, upon the Question, That the Pamphlet, intituled, "A speedy Post from Heaven to the King of
England," shall be forthwith publickly burnt; and the
Books all called in; and the Booksellers streightly
charged not to publish or sell them: And that it be referred to the Committee of Printing, to inquire out who
was the Author, or Printer of it.
A Letter from my Lord General, and the Committee
at Worcester, of the 3d of October, was this Day read.
Arms to Gloucester.
Ordered, That Mr. Wm. Capell shall have Mr. Speaker's
Warrant to transport and convey to Gloucester Seven
Pair of Pistols, Seven Carabines, Two Musquets, Seven
Bridles, and Seven Bits, to the City of Glocester.
Ordered, That the Officers of the Minte be required
not to suffer any Officer, Workman, or Instrument, belonging to the Minte, or Coining, or Graving, to quit
their Charge, or to be carried from thence, without
Order from this House.
Lord Lieut. of Ireland.
Ordered, That Mr. Holland do, this Afternoon, acquaint the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland with the Order
desiring him to send his Instructions to this House, To-morrow Morning.
Answer to Ld. General.
A Message from the Lords, by Dr. Aylett and
The Lords desire a present Conference, in the Painted
Chamber, concerning One of the Four Propositions sent
up from this House, in Answer to the Lord General's
Letter, by a Committee of both Houses, presently, if it
may stand with the Conveniency of this House.
Answer returned by the same Messengers; That this
House has considered their Lordships Message; and will
give a present Meeting, as is desired.
Mr. Pym, Mr. Glyn, Mr. Grimston, Sir H. Vane junior,
are appointed Reporters of this Conference.
Forces to Lancashire.
Ordered, That it be recommended to the Committee
for the Safety of the Kingdom, this Afternoon, to consider of speedy Sending some Relief into Lancashire:
And that some of the Troops raised in Norfolk and Suffolk may speedily be sent thither, if they can be spared
from the Lord General's Army.
Ordered, That Mr. Ashherst, Mr.Ashton of Middleton,
Mr. Mathew, and Sir Wm. Strickland, be added to the
Committee for the Raising of the Thousand Dragooners.
Sir Gilbert Gerard, Sir Ro. Pye, Mr. Glyn, Sir Jo.
Francklyn, Mr. Whittacre, are appointed to consider, by
what Means possible, Captain Legg, a Prisoner in the
Gatehouse, may be apprehended; and to use and employ
all possible Means and Ways for the Apprehending of
Answer to Ld. General.
Mr. Pym reports the Conference had with the Lords,
concerning the Third Vote, sent up to the Lords, in
Answer to the Lord General's Letter; and presents a
Vote which the Lords desire to be inserted, in the Stead
of the Third Vote sent from this House; viz.
"That the Lord General shall be desired to appoint
such Persons to deliver the Petition to his Majesty, as
his Lordship shall think fit."
After Debate of this Business,
It was Resolved, upon the Question, That this House
would adhere to their former Vote: And Mr. Pym,
Mr. Marten, Sir Wm. Armyn, * Barrington, * Vane
junior, Mr. Whittlock, Mr. Rous, Sir H. Vane senior, are
appointed to prepare Reasons to be presented to the
Lords, at a Conference, which move this House to
adhere to their former Vote.
Answer to King's Declaration.
Ordered, That all the Lawyers of the House be added
to the Committee for preparing an Answer to his Majesty's Declaration concerning the Commission of Array.
Instructions for Yorkshire.
A Message from the Lords, by Dr. Aylett and
The Lords do agree to the Instructions concerning
Upon Mr. Ro. Goodwyn's Report from the Committee for Irish Affairs;
It was Resolved, upon the Question, That so soon as
any of the Officers of the Lord Kerry's Regiment shall
bring together Fifty Men, that they shall be mustered:
And that the Mayor of Bristoll, and the Two Masters
* * of Mynehead, be desired to take Care that they be
immediately shipped away, and victualled, for such
Time as they shall stay at either of those Places: And
that Letters be written to them to this Purpose; and
likewise to the Deputy Lieutenants, Sheriffs, &c. to assist
them in the Levying of their Men.
He likewise presented Three Letters to the Purposes
aforesaid: The which were read; and, by Vote, assented
unto; and Mr. Speaker ordered to sign them.
Ordered, That this Proposition of the Sea Adventurers, of continuing Ten of their Ships upon the Coasts
of Ireland, for Six Months longer; and that they will
forbear their Pay for Twelve Months; be referred to
the Committee for the Safety of the Kingdom.
Ordered, That Mr. Serjeant send several Men several
Ways, for the Apprehending of Captain Legg, escaped
out of the Prison of the Gatehouse: And that Warrants
be sent to the several Ports for the Apprehending and
Staying of him: And that the Keeper be summoned to
give an Account of his Escape.
The humble Petition of Sir Tho. Colpeper, formerly
sent for, as a Delinquent, was this Day read; and
nothing done upon it at this time.
Paying for Powder, &c.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee of Adventurers, to consider how the Powder and Match, mentioned in the Order of the Third of October, may be paid
for; and to give Order for the Payment thereof.
Pass for Bebthorpe.
Ordered, That Mrs. Bebthorpe, an English Gentlewoman, shall have Mr. Speaker's Warrant, to transport
Herself, and Two Servants, named Wm. Chester and
James Browne, to her Husband, in Flanders.
Allowances to Hawkins, &c.
Whereas, upon the humble Desire of Wm. Hawkins,
Robert Chambers, and Richard Willis, Servants, appointed to attend his Majesty's Commission for the
Affairs of Ireland, that Allowance might be made unto
them, for their constant Attendance on that Commission, from the Sixth Day of April 1642, till the Sixteenth
of September then next following, inclusively, being One
hundred Sixty-three Days; the Lords and others his
Majesty's Commissioners for the Affairs of Ireland
thought fit, that these several and respective Allowances
should be made unto them; videlicet, To the said Wm.
Hawkins, for his Labour and Attendance, as Secretary,
for the Number of Days aforesaid, Eight Shillings per
diem; Sixty-five Pounds Four Shillings: Unto the said
Robert Chambers, for his Labour and Attendance as Auditor, for the like Number of Days, Eight Shillings per
diem; Sixty-five Pounds Four Shillings: And to the said
Richard Willis, for his Attendance, by Himself and his
Servants, the same Number of Days, at the Rate of Five
Shillings per diem; Forty Pounds and Fifteen Shillings:
Which Allowances were accordingly approved of by the
House of Commons; and by them referred to the Committee for Adventurers, to consider how, and from whom,
the said Monies should be paid: Who, taking the same
into their Consideration, have declared their Opinion to
be, That the said Allowances shall be paid out of the
Adventurers Money, by the Treasurers appointed for the
Receiving and issuing out thereof: It is therefore Ordained, by the Lords and Commons, assembled in Parliament, that the several Sums and Allowances before mentioned shall be forthwith paid to the said William Hawkins, Robert Chambers, and Richard Willis, accordingly,
upon their several Acquittances: And that the said Treasurers shall be allowed the same upon their Accounts.
Upon Mr. Goodwyn's Report from the Committee for
the Affairs of Ireland;
It is Resolved, upon the Question, That Captain Charles
Price is not thought fit to continue his Command of his
Foot Company, in the Province of Munster.
Resolved, upon the Question, That Lieutenant Lacye
be recommended unto my Lord Lieutenant of Ireland
to succeed in the Place of Captain Charles Price.
Resolved, upon the Question, That Mr. Francis Boyle
be recommended unto my Lord Lieutenant of Ireland,
to have the Command of the next new Company that
shall be raised or entertained, whereof there is no Captain; to be employed in the Province of Munster.
Resolved, upon the Question, That the Remainder of
the Eleven thousand Three hundred Thirty-nine Pounds
Twelve Shillings and Six Pence, being Three thousand
Nine hundred and Eighty Pounds Five Shillings, due for
Corn, Victuals, Cloaths, and other Necessaries, according
to the Particulars presented to this House, be, in the
first Place, paid out of the Adventurers Money.
Resolved, upon the Question, That the several Sums of
Eleven thousand One hundred and Nine Pounds, and
Two thousand Seven hundred and Forty-two Pounds
Eight Shillings and Four Pence, due to the Eight Regiments of Foot, and Nine Troops of Horse, together with
Two hundred and Ninety Pounds, for the Surgeons Chests;
amounting in all to Fourteen thousand One hundred and
Forty-one Pounds Eight Shillings and Four Pence, mentioned in an Order of the Sixteenth of September last, be
paid out of the Adventurers Money.
Loan from the City.
Ordered, That this Vote, brought from the Committee;
viz. "That the Receivers of the City, for the One hundred thousand Pounds last borrowed of them, be forthwith desired to call for the Remainder of that Money yet
unpaid; and that the same be assigned to the Receivers
of the Adventurers, in Part of the One hundred thousand
Pounds borrowed of them;" be re-committed to the
Committee for Adventurers.