House of Commons Journal Volume 3
22 March 1643

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 3: 22 March 1643', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 3: 1643-1644 (1802), pp. 12-14. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=8352 Date accessed: 28 July 2014.


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Die Mercurii, 22 Murtii, 1642.

PRAYERS.

Harefield Minister.

UPON the humble Petition of some of the Inhabitants of Harefield in the County of Middlesex, desiring that Mr. William Attle, a godly neighbour Minister, may be their Lecturer, who (upon the Request of the Petitioners) is willing to bestow his Pains every Lord's Day in the Afternoon, in the said Parish Church of Harefield.

It is Ordered, That Mr. Phisick, Rector of the said Parish Church, and all others, whom it may concern, do suffer the said Mr. Attle to preach at the Times appointed accordingly, without any Lett or Interruption whatsoever.

St. Clement's, Eastcheape, Parsonage.

An Ordinance for Sequestring the Rents and Profits of the Parsonage of St. Clement's next Eastcheape, London, whereof Mr. Ben. Stone is Parson, into the Hands of certain Sequestrators named in the said Ordinance, to the Use and Benefit of Mr. Walth. Taylor, a Master of Arts, a godly, learned, and orthodox Divine; who is hereby appointed and required to preach every Lord's Day, and to officiate as Parson, and to take care for the Discharge of the Cure of the said Place, in all the Duties thereof, until further Order shall be taken by both Houses of Parliament.

Money for Army.

Ordered, That Sir Jo. Evelyn, Mr. Scawen, Mr. Reynolds, Mr. Goodwyn, Mr. Harman, Sir Marten Lister, Mr. Jesson, Mr. Stephens, Sir Beaucham. St. Johns, Mr. Bagshawe, Mr. Montague, Sir Jo. Potts, Mr. Bainton, Mr. Stapeley, Mr. Smyth, Mr. Young, Sir Dudley North, Mr. Fitzwilliams, Mr. Ashe, Mr. Jennour, Sir Wm. Litton, Mr. Taylor, Sir Jo. Coke, be added to the Committee appointed to inquire after the Sums of Money raised and issued forth to the Army; and upon the Occasions thereof.

Affairs at Linne.

A Letter from Mr. Toll, of Linne, a Member of this House, of the Thirteenth of March, expressing some Distractions, and some Divisions, in that Town; and some Oppositions to those constituted Officers and Captains, by Ordinance of both Houses; and likewise a Petition from divers of the Inhabitants of that Town; were this Day read.

Resolved, That Mr. Kirkeby the Attorney shall be forthwith sent for, as a Delinquent.

Message to Lords.

Sir Christ. Yelverton carried up to the Lords the Ordinance concerning Linne, and the Two Sequestrations for St. Mary Fish-street Hill and St. Leonard Shoreditch: And was appointed to put the Lords in mind of passing the Ordinance for seizing the Estates of notorious Delinquents.

Earl of Newport.

A Message from the Lords by Dr. Bennett and Dr. Heath.

The Lords, in regard of the Difficulty of the Passage, have given Order to their Speaker, to write a Letter into those Parts, to leave the Earl of Newport free to himself, to come up his own way, if he shall undertake, upon his Honour, to come directly hither, without turning either to Oxon, or any other Bye-way; and deliver himself into the Custody of the Gentleman Usher of their House.

Answer from Lords.

Sir Christ. Yelverton brings Answer, that the Lords do agree to the Ordinance concerning Lynn: And they will take the Ordinance concerning the Seizing the Estates of notorious Delinquents in speedy Consideration: And, as to the Sequestrations, they will send Answer by Messengers of their own.

Payment to Fitchett, &c.

A Message from the Lords by Dr. Aylett and Dr. Heath;

The Lords have sent down this Ordinance; to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The Ordinance was, to require and authorize Sir Rob. Pye to pay Three hundred Pounds, in part of a greater Debt due, unto Wilkes Fitchett and William Shallaker, for Provisions of Firing served in by them, for the Service of the King and Parliament.

Answer returned by the same Messengers, that this House has considered their Lordships Message; and will send Answer by Messengers of their own.

Horses seized.

Ordered, That the Four Horses of the Lady Petre, Three of Mr. White's of Bacons, Three of Barnards of Westland, One of Rob. Goodyere, be all sent to my Lord General, to be employed for the publick Service but one, which is to be bestowed upon Edm. Brasier, who seized them: And that it be recommended unto my Lord General, that Captain Harley may have these Horses, for the furnishing of his Troop: And that Mr. Pym write a Letter to my Lord General to this purpose.

Bristoll Conspirators.

Mr. Marten is appointed to send the Votes, concerning the Conspirators at Bristoll, to my Lord General; and to desire his Excellency to give Directions for the speedy Execution thereof.

Army Affairs.

A Letter from Sir Sam. Luke, concerning the Approaches made by the King's Forces, under the Command of Prince Rupert, to the Town of Aylesbury, or 22 Martii, 1642, and of Prince Rupert's * * *

Conference.

Ordered, That a Conference shall be desired with the Lords To-morrow Morning concerning the Ordinance sent down from the Lords, touching Monies to be paid to Fitchett, &c. And that Mr. Reynolds and M. Pym do prepare Heads for this Conference; and do consider of this Ordinance.

Bishop of Ardagh.

Ordered, That the Treasurers for the Contribution Monies for Ireland do forthwith pay unto the Bishop of Ardagh One hundred Pounds, out of such Moneys as are now in their Hands, or shall first come into their Hands, upon the said Act of Contribution Monies for Ireland.

Treaty with the King.

Resolved, &c. That a Copy of the Instructions for the Committee appointed to attend his Majesty at Oxon upon the Treaty, shall be sent by Mr. Pym to his Excellency my Lord General.

And the Instructions, sealed up, were delivered to Mr. Pym to that Purpose.

Issues of Money.

Ordered, That the Committee appointed for Regulating the Payments and Issuings of Monies, do meet this Afternoon.

Supply.

Ordered, That, To-morrow Morning, at Ten of Clock peremptorily, the House take into Consideration the present Supply and Providing of Monies.

Stores for Lancashire.

Resolved, &c. That Forty Barrels of Powder, out of the Stores of the Tower, shall be allowed for the Service of Lancashire.

Ordered, That, in case this Order cannot be complied with, in regard of the Occasions of the Navy, that then Three hundred Pounds be forthwith paid by the Treasurers of the Subscription Monies at Guildhall London, for the Service of Lancashire, upon Account; in Part of Satisfaction of a former Warrant, granted by the Committee for the Safety of the Kingdom, for a greater Sum.

Earl of Roxborough's Pass.

Ordered, That the Earl of Roxborough shall have Mr. Speaker's Warrant, to come from Oxon to this Town; and to stay here Ten Days, for * *

Birkenhead's Pass.

Ordered, That Tho. Birkenhead, Servant to Mr. Ruthen, shall have Mr. Speaker's Warrant, to pass to Oxon.

Eastland Traders.

Ordered, That Mr. Corbett, To-morrow Morning, do make Report of the Business concerning the Eastland Traders.

Isle of Jersey.

Ordered, That the Committee for the Navy do give Order to the Customers, that they suffer not any Commodities to issue or pass upon any Warrant, under the Hand of the Governor or Lieutenant Governor of Jersey, or his Deputies.

Ordered, That the Committee for the Navy do give present Order for the Stay of the several Ships at Southampton, Poole, Waymouth, and Lyme Regis, bound for Jersey.

Person sent for.

Resolved, &c. That Henry Dewell of Graies Inn Esquire be forthwith sent for, as a Delinquent, by the Serjeant at Arms attending on this House, for refusing to pay his Tax set upon him, upon the Bill of Four hundred thousand Pounds; as appears by the Information of the Sub Collector, who several times demanded it of him.

Delinquents.

Ordered, That Sir Francis Swifte of Nasinge, Mr. Charles Maynard, Mr. Richard Cooper of Walthamstow, Sir John Terrill of Springefield, Mr. John Freeman of Chelmesford, Edward Berrie of Bradwell, John Aylett of Magdelen Haver, Edward Palmer, John Barefoote of Lamborne, Adrian Scroope of Shewfeild, be forthwith sent for, as Delinquents, for being usual Defaulters upon all Services; being Part of the Troop of Captain Mildmay; and particularly, upon lawful Summons, did not appear March the Seventh and Seventeenth.

English and Scotch Officers.

The Lords and Commons taking Notice of a Difference between some Officers of the English, and some of the Scottish Nation, which is now under Examination; and being informed, that some ill-affected Persons have given out seditious Speeches, to heighten it to a national Quarrel; and at this time (when there is most Need of uniting the Hearts and Affections of the People of both Kingdoms, jointly to defend and maintain the common Cause of their Religion and Liberties) to make a Division and Distraction between them; thereby to weaken and disable both; and to expose them, and the Cause, to manifest Ruin and Destruction; They the Lords and Commons have thought fit hereby to declare their exceeding Dislike of so mischievous a Practice; and to profess unto the World their Desire and Care to preserve Love, and a good Agreement, between the Two Kingdoms in general, and the Subjects of either in particular: And do further declare their Resolution to be, to look, with an equal Eye of Affection and Esteem, upon such Officers and Soldiers of both Nations, as put themselves into the Service of the King and Parliament; and to make no Difference between them, other than as any of them shall more or less deserve, by their Pains and Endeavours to advance the publick Service. And therefore they streightly charge and injoin all Persons, as well of the one as the other Nation, to forbear all Provocations of each other; and to continue in mutual Love and Friendship, without Resentment of any thing past, to the Disturbance of that Peace and Quiet, which both Houses of Parliament so much desire to preserve. To this they expect all due Obedience, and will severely punish those that shall offend, as Incendiaries, and Troublers of the Peace between the Two Kingdoms.

Payments for Provisions for Ireland.

Ordered, That the Treasurers for Subscription Money do pay to the Treasurer for the Army in Ireland, or his Deputy, the Sum of Twenty-two Pounds Ten Shillings; to be paid by him or them to Mr. Marshall, or his Assigns, for Beef delivered at Cork.

Ordered, That the Treasurers for Subscription Money do pay to the Treasurer for the Army in Ireland, or his Deputy, the Sum of Fifteen Pounds; to be paid by him or them to Elias Fitz, or his Assigns, for Beef delivered at Corke.

Ordered, That the Treasurers for Subscription Money do pay to the Treasurer for the Army in Ireland, or his Deputy, the Sum of Sixty Pounds; to be paid by him or them to Wm. Smart Merchant, or his Assigns, for Beef delivered at Corke.

Ordered, That the Treasurers for Subscription Money do pay to the Treasurer for the Army in Ireland, or his Deputy, the Sum of Eighty-nine Pounds Ten Shillings; to be paid by him or them to Wm. Smart Merchant, or his Assigns, for Peas and Oats delivered at Corke.

Ordered, That the Treasurers for Subscription Money do pay to the Treasurer for the Army in Ireland, or his Deputy, the Sum of One hundred Thirty-eight Pounds; to be paid by him or them to Sir Robert Kinge Knight, or his Assigns, for Cows, Wheat, and Barley, delivered at Dublyn.

Ordered, That the Treasurers for Subscription Money do pay to the Treasurer for the Army in Ireland, or his Deputy, the Sum of One hundred Twenty-two Pounds; to be paid by him or them to Mr. Wm. Hodder, or his Assigns, for Wheat and Oats delivered at Corke.

Ordered, That the Treasurers for the Subscription Money do pay to the Treasurer for the Army in Ireland, or his Deputy, the Sum of One thousand Eight hundred Pounds, to be paid by him or them to Mr. Casteele, or his Assigns, for Salt Beef delivered at Dublyn.

Ordered, That the Treasurers for the Subscription Money do pay to the Treasurer for the Army in Ireland, or his Deputy, the Sum of Sixty Pounds; to be paid by him, or them, to Mr. Smythen Walton, or his Assigns, for Beef delivered at Corke.

Ordered, That the Treasurers for the Subscription Money do pay to the Treasurer for the Army in Ireland, or his Deputy, the Sum of Twenty-four Pounds Eleven Shillings and Six-pence; to be paid by him or them to Mr. John Butler Merchant, or his Assigns, for Butter delivered at Youghall.

Ordered, That the Treasurers for the Subscription Money do pay to the Treasurer for the Army in Ireland; or his Deputy, the Sum of One hundred Sixty Pounds; to be paid by him or them to Mr. James Butler Merchant, or his Assigns, for Herrings delivered at Dublyn.

Ordered, That the Treasurers for the Subscription Money do pay to the Treasurer for the Army in Ireland, or his Deputy, the Sum of One hundred Thirty-two Pounds; to be paid by him or them to Mr. Edward Lugg, or his Assigns, for Herrings delivered at Dublyn.

Ordered, That the Treasurers for Subscription Money do pay to the Treasurer for the Army in Ireland, or his Deputy, the Sum of Sixteen Pounds Eight Shillings; to be paid by him or them to Mr. Dyment, or his Assigns, for Herrings delivered at Dublyn.

Ordered, That the Treasurers for Subscription Money do pay to the Treasurer for the Army in Ireland, or his Deputy, the Sum of Seventy Pounds; to be paid by him or them to Mr. Dyment, or his Assigns, for Herrings delivered at Dublyn.

Ordered, That the Treasurers for Subscription Money do pay to the Treasurer for the Army in Ireland, or his Deputy, the Sum of Forty Pounds; to be paid by him or them to Mr. Higginson, or his Assigns, for Wheat delivered at Dublyn.

Ordered, That the Treasurers for Subscription Money do pay to the Treasurer for the Army in Ireland, or his Deputy, the Sum of Forty-eight Pounds; to be paid by him or them to Mr. Hooke or Mr. Downes his Assignee, for Herrings delivered at Dublyn.

Ordered, That the Treasurers for Subscription Money do pay to the Treasurer for the Army in Ireland, or his Deputy, the Sum of Two hundred and Fourteen Pounds Thirteen Shillings and Four-pence; to be paid by him or them to Mr. George Wood, Commissary in this Kingdom.

Ordered, That the Treasurers for Subscription Money do pay to the Treasurer for the Army in Ireland, or his Deputy, the Sum of * * * *.