Die Jovis, 21 Aprilis, 1642.
Relief of Dr. Laiton.
ORDERED, That the Money that hath been gathered Yesterday, or shall be gathered this Day, of
the Members of the House that come in after Prayers,
according to the Order of the House, shall be given to
Dr. Laiton, to relieve him in his Necessities.
Ordered, That the Saddles, Pistols and Furniture, and
other the Goods stayed at Yarmouth, belonging to Sir
John Byron, shall be delivered to him, or to such as he
shall appoint to receive them, notwithstanding any former
Order of Restraint.
Resolved, &c. That Mr. Hotham shall pay his Twelve-pence, for not coming in before Prayers was done.
Ordered, That the Petition of the Inhabitants of St.
Giles, Criplegate, London, shall be referred to the Consideration of the Alderman, Deputy, and Common Council-men of that Ward; to examine the Matter complained
of in this Petition; and to certify the true State of the
Matter unto this House.
Lady Lake's Deed.
Ordered, That the Deed brought in by the Lady Lake
into this House, by Order of the House, and now in the
Custody of the Clerk of the said House, shall be delivered to Mr. Lancelott Lake; Sir Tho. Cheeke, and Mr.
Glyn, undertaking he shall bring the same into the
House when he shall be thereunto called.
Preparations in Denmark.
A Letter from Gluckstadt, concerning the Preparations
made by the King of Denmarke, of the Fourth of April,
1642, from an unnamed Person, was this Day read.
A Letter likewise from Hamborough, of the Seventeenth of March, that speaks of the like Preparations of
the King of Denmarke.
||Doctor Dawes, Dr. in Divinity,
|Mr. Richard Smyth
||Dr. Tho. Wincop,
|Mr. Tho. Goodwyn.
Preparations in Denmark.
Sir Hen. Vane, Mr. Rolls, Sir Jo. Evelyn, Mr. Pym,
Mr. Ch. Price, Sir Ph. Stapleton, Mr. Hampden, Sir Hen.
Mildmay, Sir Gilb. Gerard, Mr. Seldon, Sir Symonds
D'Ewes, Sir Hen. Vane jun. Mr. Fynes, Mr. Glyn, Sir
Hen. Anderson, Mr. Vassall, Lord Faulkland, Mr. Reynolds, Alderman Soames.
This Committee is to consider of preparing Heads for
a Conference to be had with the Lords, concerning the
Information given to this House, of the Preparations
made in Denmarke; and of any thing else that conduces
to the Safety of the Kingdom: And they have Power to
send for Persons, Witnesses, and Writings: And are to
meet this Afternoon, at Three of the Clock, in the Inner
Court of Wards.
Ordered, That Mr. Burnell, and such other of the East
Country Merchants as have received any Letters of the
Preparations in the King of Denmark's Country, and of
the great Toll informed of to be laid on the English and
Scotish Merchants, that traffick thither ....; and to bring
their Letters with them; and to attend this Afternoon,
Three Clock, in the Inner Court of Wards, the Committee appointed to sit there.
||Mr. John Ley,
|Mr. Tho. Case.
Resolved, to be allowed.
Sir Beauchamp St. Johns is appointed to go to the
Lords, to desire a Conference upon the Bill sent down
from their Lordships concerning the Militia.
Mr. Solicitor, Mr. Whittlock, Mr. Glyn, Mr. Pierrepoint, Mr. Peard, are appointed Managers of * *
Kentish Petition, &c.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir Ro. Riche and
The Lords do desire a Conference, by Committees of
both Houses presently, in the Painted Chamber, so soon
as may stand with the Conveniency of this House, concerning the Kentish Petition, and concerning the Privileges of both Houses, between a Member of the Lords
House, and a Member of this House.
Answer returned by the same Messengers: That this
House has taken into Consideration their Lordships Message; and will give a present Meeting, as is desired.
||Mr. Dr. Love of Bennett College,
|Mr. Doctor Goage.
Sir Beauchamp St. John brings Answer, That the Lords
will give a present Meeeting, as is desired.
Ordered, That the same Members that are appointed
Managers of the former Conference, shall be Reporters
of this present Conference.
Mr. Peard reports the Conference concerning the
The Lord Keeper delivered the Subject of the Conference in Writing; viz.
"This Conference is desired concerning the Kentish
Petition, upon the Informations my Lords have received,
That it is yet, by the malignant and ill-affected Party,
with great, though secret Industry, carried on; and not
only in that County, but in some others of this Kingdom:
And as it may have an ill Consequence, and a dangerous
Effect, in the Disturbance of what the Parliament hath
settled for the present Safety of the Kingdom, the Desire
of the Lords is, That the Delinquents, and such as have
been Actors in this Petition, may speedily be brought to
their Trial: And that forthwith there may be a Declaration unto the Kingdom, that whosoever shall be found to
further or to countenance this Petition, or any other of
the like Nature, shall be held to be Disturbers of the
Peace and Quiet of this Kingdom, and justly liable to
the Censure of Parliament: And those that shall discover
and give Information of such Practices, shall be reputed
to do an acceptable Service to the King and Parliament."
Ordered, That a Message be sent to the Lords, to acquaint their Lordships, That this House doth assent to the
Declaration mentioned at the last Conference; and do
desire that a Committee of both Houses may be appointed to draw up one to that Purpose.
And Sir Tho. Barrington to go with it.
Resolved, upon the Question, That a Message shall be
sent to the Lords, to desire their Lordships to join with
this House in an Order, that Five hundred Arms taken
from the County of Lincolne, at his Majesty's first going
into the North, may be restored to the County of Lincolne
out of the Magazine at Hull, according to a Warrant
under his Majesty's Hand and Signet, granted to the
said County for the Restitution thereof; and likewise to
move the Lords, that the Orders concerning Hull may
be put in Execution.
The ingrossed Articles of Impeachment of Sir Edward
Dering Knight and Baronet were read; and, upon the
Question, ordered to be sent to the Lords at a Conference.
Sir Walth. Erle is appointed to go to the Lords, to
desire a Conference concerning the Impeachment of Sir
Mr. Serjeant Wilde, Mr. Peard, are appointed Managers of this Conference.
||Mr. Pine of Becreferris,
|Mr. Whiddon of Moorton.
Mr. Pym reports from the Commissioners for the
CHARLES, by the Grace of God, of England,
Scotland, France, and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, &c.
To Our Right Trusty and Right Well-beloved Cousins
and Counsellors, Algernoun Earl of Northumberland,
High Admiral of England, Robert Earl of Essex, Philip
Earl of Pembroke and Mountgomery, Henry Earl of
Holland, William Lord Viscount Say and Seule, Master
of Our Court of Wards and Liveries; and To Our Right
Trusty and Well-beloved Counsellor, Edward Lord
Kimboulton; and also to Our Right Trusty and Well-beloved John Lord Roberts; and likewise To Our Trusty
and Well-beloved Denzill Hollis Esquire, Sir Robert
Harley Knight of the Bath, Sir John Merrick, Sir
Walter Earle, Sir Robert Coke, Sir Robert Parkhurst,
Sir John Evelyn, Sir Henry Vane the younger, Sir
Richard Cave, Knights, Robert Wallop, Henry Martin,
John Pym, Oliver Cromwell, and Robert Reynolds,
Esquires, Greeting. Whereas we are informed and
advised by Out Lords and Commons in Parliament,
That it will be needful for the Recovery of Our Kingdom of Ireland, and Suppression of the Rebels, to reinforce Our Army there, as well for Supply of such as shall
either die or depart from the same, as for the Strengthening of those Parts of that Kingdom, which are not yet
so well provided for as is requisite, the Number and
Boldness of the Rebels considered: We do, by the
Council and Consent of Our High Court of Parliament,
require, command, and authorize you, or as many of you
as are limited by the said Commission, by Warrant under
your Hands, to raise and levy, or cause to be raised or
levied, the Number of Ten thousand Men, Voluntiers,
in any Part of Our Realm of England, or Dominion of
Wales, at such Times, and in such Numbers, as shall be
directed by both Houses of Parliament, not exceeding
Ten thousand in the Whole, as in your Judgments shall
appear to be best for Our Service, and for the most
speedy Reducing that Kingdom into Our Obedience.
And our Will and Pleasure is, That this shall be added
as One of the Instructions to be put in Execution, in such
Manner by such Number of you, as the other Instructions annexed to that Commission are to be, by virtue
of Our Commission under Our Great Seal, bearing Date
at Westminster the Fourth Day of this instant April, to
you made, by Advice of Our High Court of Parliament.
And this, together with the said Commission, shall be
your sufficient Warrant for the Execution thereof, as
of any other Article or Clause contained in Our Instructions already annexed to Our said Commission.
Ordered, That the Committee of this House appointed
to consider of the Kentish Petition, shall have Power to
consider of the Information given to this House out of
the County of Essex, concerning the Militia.
Declaration of Parliament.
Ordered, That the Declaration formerly reported by
Mr. Pyme, shall be brought in To-morrow, and be read
at Eight of Clock.
Answer from Lords.
Sir Tho. Barrington reports, That the Lords do agree,
that the Declaration concerning the preventing further
Stir about the Militia; and that it be referred to the
Consideration of the Committee for the Kentish Petition
to prepare the same: And as for the Order concerning
Lincolneshire Arms, they will send an Answer by Messengers of their own:
That they do agree with this House to put the Orders
concerning Hull in Execution.
Resolved, upon the Question, That the Committee
of this House, appointed for the Kentish Petition, shall
have Power to meet with the Committee of the Lords
House, to prepare the Declaration to the Kingdom,
concerning the Kentish Petition about the Militia, mentioned at the last Conference.
Sir Walter Erle brings Answer, That the Lords will
give a Meeting for a Conference To-morrow at Eight
Clock, about the Impeachment of Sir Edw. Dering.
Warrant to Garfield, &c.
Resolved, upon the Question, That Benjamin Garfield
of Middlesex and Peter Cowper of Huntington, Esquires,
shall have a Warrant under Mr. Speaker's Hand to go
beyond the Seas, without the Lett or Interruption of any
his Majesty's Offices of the Ports, notwithstanding any
former Order of Restraint.
Payment to Byron.
Resolved, upon the Question, That Mr. Wheeler shall
forthwith pay unto Sir Nicholas Byron, out of the Poll
Money remaining in his Hands, Two hundred Pounds,
in Discharge of so much of a greater Debt due unto him.
Ordered, That the Commissioners of this House for
Irish Affairs, shall have Power to send for such Parties
as they shall think fit to treat with for the Borrowing of
Privilege-Person sent for.
Ordered, That Clenkard, who arrested Francis Wallworth, a menial Servant of Mr. Moore, a Member of
this House, be forthwith summoned to give an Account
why he would presume to break the Privilege of Parliament, in arresting the said Servant.
Tonage and Poundage.
Ordered, That the House shall be resolved into a
Committee To-morrow at Eleven of Clock, peremptorily, to take into Consideration the Bill of Tonage and
Poundage: And Mr. Speaker is to put the House in
mind of this Order.