Die Lunæ ultimo Octobris, 1642.
ORDERED, That Wm. Payne, returned by Habeas Corpus from the Prison at Bathe, be forthwith released; and not imprisoned for the same Cause, till the
House be first acquainted therewith.
Dep. Lieuts. of Derby.
Resolved, upon the Question, That this House doth
nominate and approve of Sir Geo. Gresley, Sir Jo. Curzon,
Knights and Baronets; Sir Jo. Gell, Sir Edw. Coke, Baronets; Sir Edw. Vernon Knight; Sir Jo. Coke junior,
Knight; Sir Sam. Sleigh, Knight; SirEdw. Leech; Tho.
Gresley, Francis Burdett, Christopher Horton, Francis
Munday, Tho. Gell, F. Revell, Henry Wigfall, Nath.
Hallowes, Esquires, to be Deputy Lieutenants of the
County of Derby: And the Lords Concurrence to be
desired herein: And that these Deputy Lieutenants, or
any Two of them, shall have full Power to do and execute all things, according to the Ordinance for the
Militia, in as full, ample Manner, as if they had received Deputations from the Lieutenant of that County.
Resolved, That the Deputy Lieutenants of the County
of Derby shall have Power to disarm and secure the
Persons of such as have shewed themselves disaffected
to the Proceedings of the Parliament; or have not contributed to the Publick Charge in this Time of common
This Order to be made general for all Counties: And
the Lords Concurrence to be desired herein.
Ordered, That Sir Jo. Coke do attend forthwith the
Service of the House; and that he declare himself, before
he be intrusted as a Deputy Lieutenant of the County of
Ordered, That Jo. Smyth Trumpeter, now in the Serjeant's Custody, be forthwith committed to the Prison of
the Gatehouse; there to remain during the Pleasure of
Ordered, That Tiser, Master of the Ship that brought
Officers and Soldiers to Yarmouth, now in the Serjeant's
Custody, be forthwith committed Prisoner to the Compter
Ordered, That Mr. Jo. Wentworth, now in the Serjeant's Custody, upon his humble Petition, be forthwith
Apprehending Troopers, &c.
Ordered, That the Committee for Examinations shall
have Power to grant Warrants, to fitting People, for the
Apprehending and Staying of Troopers and their Horses;
and likewise straggling Soldiers and their Arms.
Bailing a Prisoner.
Ordered, That Mr. Bennett, a Prisoner in the Compter,
be forthwith bailed.
Money due to E. of New-castle.
Ordered, That Mr. Robert Crane and Mr. Edw.
Bridgenell, who are to pay unto the Earl of Newcastle
an Hundred Pounds Rent, upon a Forfeiture, on the
7th or 8th of November, do send up their Money to the
Chamber of London.
Mayor of Lancaster.
Ordered, That the Burgesses of the Town of Lancaster
shall proceed in the Election of their Mayor, according to
their accustomed Course of Elections; notwithstanding
any Privy Seal, or other Directions, to them delivered to
Money, &c. seized.
Ordered, That Wm. Hitchcock Constable do carry unto
the Guildhall, London, the Thirty-six Pounds, and the
Two Guns, and other Things, which he took from one
Smyth, whom the Lord Mayor committed to the Prison
of Newgate; the said Hitchcock having carried the said
Money to the Wife of the said Smyth; and she refused to
Loan from the City.
WHEREAS the Lord Mayor, and divers Citizens of
the City of London, out of their good Affections to the
Safety of the City and Commonwealth, in this Time of
Danger, and upon Report of an Army approaching towards the City, are raising of Volunteers, to be listed under the Command of the Earl of Warwick; and will advance Money, by way of Loan, for their weekly Payments,
upon the Publick Faith to be repaid all such Monies that
shall be disbursed: It is this Day Ordered, by the
and Commons, That all such as shall furnish Men and
Monies in the said Service, shall be repaid them all such
Monies as they shall disburse or advance in this said
Service; and for the true Repayment thereof shall have
the Publick Faith of the Kingdom: The which the
Lords and Commons do hereby give unto them.
Apprehending Gifford, &c.
BY virtue of an Order of the Commons House of
Parliament, These are to will and require you forthwith
to take into your Custody the Body of Mr. John Gifford
Doctor in Divinity, Benjamin Stone and Thomas Swadline
Clerks; and them to detain and keep in safe Custody,
until the said House do take farther Order.
To the Keeper of Gresham College,