Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 2, 1640-1643. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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-, Alexander, Petition read, and referred to the committee for taking the material Points of Grievances, 24 Apr.
-, Vide Recoveries.
-, and Records, a Committee to peruse them, 17 Apr.
-, Manor. Vide King.
-, John, 1641, Petition read, and referred to the Committee for the Petition from Gray's Inn, 21 Feb. Committee impowered to send for Witnesses, &c. 24.
-, 1642, Report; voted a Delinquent; a Committee to prepare a Charge against him, 26 Sept.
-, Rob. 1642. Vide Privileges.
-, Sir Jo. 1640, Complaint against him referred to the Committee for Monopolists; not to sit till his Cause be heard, 21 Nov.-Report touching him; expelled, 21 Jan.
-, Jo. 1642. Vide Privileges.-Committed to the Gatehouse, 25 Nov.
-, Lucas, &c. 1642, Petition referred to Lord Admiral, 17 May.
-, Rombart, 1640, Bill to naturalize him, Jo. Strode, and others, read, 9 Mar. Parties take Oaths, 17.
-, 1641, Bill committed, 15 June.
-, 1642, Passed, 12 Apr.
-, John, 1640, King's Message about his Attempt to assassinate Mr. Haywood; a Committee to inquire into the Fact, 23 Nov. Report re-committed; Committees added, 27.- Free Conference to be desired with Lords concerning him; Managers appointed; free Conference agreed to; held, and reported, 27 Jan.
-, 1641, Order for re-delivering his Trunks, 17 Aug.- Bill for Forfeiture of his Estate, and further Punishment of him, read twice, and committed, 27 Apr.-Order for Meeting of the Committee, 4. 10. & 13 May. Committees added, 13. All that comes to have Voices, 15.-Bill to be reported, 19 July. Reported, and to be ingrossed, 20.- Passed, 2 Aug.-Sent to Lords, 23 Nov.-Returned, with Amendments, 22 Mar.
-, 1642, Amendments agreed to, 8 Apr. Bill sent back, 12.
-, John, of Barton, Northamptonshire, 1641, examined touching High Sheriff's Warrant for publishing a Book, 16 Mar. Vide Northampton County.
-, Wm. 1642, to be sent for as a Delinquent, 18 Feb.
-, St. of Lincolnshire, 1640, Petition of Inhabitants referred to Dr. Tomson's Committee, 16 Mar. Vide Fens.
-, St. Deeping, 1642, Petition of Inhabitants; Person appointed to preach during the Minister's Consinement, 4 June.
-, St. Clerkenwell, 1642, Order for searching Stables and listing Horses, agreed to by Lords, 24 Oct.
-, Joseph, 1642, to be sent for as a Delinquent, 12 Nov.
-, Tho. 1642, to be sent for as a Delinquent, 18 Feb.
-, Mr. 1640, Petition re-delivered, to be preferred to Lords, 21 Jan.
-, Christopher, 1642, to be sent for as a Delinquent, 7 Jan.
-, Dr. 1642. Vide Privileges.
-, Nathanael, 1642, his House to be searched for Arms, 14 Oct.
-, Edward, 1642. Vide Privileges.
-, Jo. 1642, to be removed from the Clerkship of the Passages at Dover, 19 Sept. Suspended; Complaint against him referred to the Committee for the Navy, 21.
-, Tho. 1640, Petition read, and referred to the Committee for Courts of Justice, 20 Nov.
-, Wm. 1640. Vide Privileges.
-, Tho. 1642, Persons appointed to receive Moneys offered by him, 14 Sept.
-, Matthew, 1642, Order for disarming and securing him, 22 Oct.-His Petition, and Order for his Discharge, 8 Nov.
-, Alexander, 1640, Petition read, and to be considered, 7 Nov.
-, Sir Jo. 1640, Complaint of his Imprisonment by the Council Board, referred to a Committee; his Bonds to be brought to them, 6 Feb.
-, 1642, new Writ in his room, 5 Aug.
-, Wm. 1642, to be sent for as a Delinquent, 8 Aug. Order for his Discharge, 13.
-, Theodore, 1642, to be rewarded for bringing a Relation of the Passages between the Armies, 25 Oct. Order for paying him 20 l. 26.
-, Mr. 1641, to be recommended to Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, to be Serjeant Major to a Regiment of Horse; Report of Message delivered, but no Answer received; Members to demand a speedy Answer; Answer reported, 31 Dec.
-, 1642, Lord Lieutenant to be desired to hasten the Commission, 26 Apr.
-, Sir Balthaser, Vide Alexander.
-, Mr. 1641, King to be moved to stop his Allowance; Cofferer to forbear Payment in the mean time; a Committee to prepare Heads for a Conference thereupon, 7 July. Order for their Sitting, 31.-Articles against him to be considered, 5, 6. 11, 12, & 13 Aug. Considered, 12 & 13. Resolution for charging him with High Treason, 12.-Business concerning him to be considered, 17 Nov.-A Committee to consider of a fit Method of proceeding against him, 6 Dec. Report to be made, 14. Resolution for impeaching him of High Treason, 17.
-, 1642, Time to be prefixed for his Accusation, 26 Mar. -Information of his having sent a Ship laden with Ammunition, 6 Oct.
-, Sir Tho. 1642, to be summoned to attend the Service of House, 12 Aug.-To be brought up in safe Custody, 15 Nov. -To be sent for as a Delinquent, 1 Dec.-House informed he had voluntarily contributed 100 Marks to have Liberty to go within Ten Miles of London; previous and main Questions for his absolute Discharge, severally Affirmative, 26.
-, Mr. 1642, his Proposition for adventuring 10,000 l. worth of Cloth, referred to the Committee for Adventurers, 11 Apr.-Contented to turn over a Debt due to him from some Scots Merchants, towards Payment of the Brotherly Assistance, 24 May.-To have Warrant for transporting Arms to Coventry, 23 July.-To be desired to furnish 1,000 l. for the Supply of that Town, 17 Oct.
-, Mr. 1642, to have Warrant to carry Necessaries to the King, 24 Nov.
-, 1640. Vide Priests.-Persons examined touching a Book, intituled, "The Jubilee of the Jesuits," 14 Nov.
-, College, Cambridge, 1640, Petition on their Behalf referred to the Committee for the Universities, 25 Feb.
-, 1641, Their Statutes, &c. to be re-delivered, 17 Nov.
-, of the Crown. Vide Crown Jewels.
-, 1640, Election; Report touching it; Election declared void-new Writ, 15 Feb.
-, Vide Strafford, Earl of, Laud, Finch, Berkeley, Cofens, Crawley, Davenport, Trevor, Weston, Oneale, Benion, Deering, Sir Edw. Strode, Sir Geo. Gardiner, Sir Tho. Hastings, H. Gourney, Northampton, Earl of, Hertford, Marquis of, Strange, Lord, Welde, Lucas, Chedle, Salisbury, Sir Tho. Cholmley, Sir Rob. Bath, Earl of, Mohun, Lord, Broccas, Kettleby, Captain, Herbert, Lord, Newcastle, Earl of, and Hutton, Sir Rich.
-, 1641, Message from Lords, desiring House to proceed in Impeachments with Speed, 23 Mar.
-, 1642, Conference desired by Lords concerning several lately sent up; agreed to; Reporters appointed; Conference held, and reported, 17 Sept.-List of Persons impeached ordered, 27 Dec.
-, Sam; 1642, to have Licence to go into Ireland, 12 Aug.
-, 1640, the Committee for preaching Ministers to consider of a Method for reversing a Decree concerning them, 31 Dec.
-, 1641, a Committee to consider of explaining a Vote concerning them, 24 May.
-, Lord, 1642, his Letter concerning Passages between him and Lord Forbes, 23 Aug.
-, 1641, a Committee to examine all that shall be given to House, 13 Jan. Committee added, 17 & 22.- Report touching Dudley Smyth, 2 Feb. Vide Smyth, Dudley.-Order for expediting Report concerning Information of a Petition getting in London, touching Persons trusted with the Militia, 22.
-, 1642, Committees added, 26 Mar.-17 & 20 Aug. -Order for Sitting of the Committee, 20 June.-Report touching warlike Preparations at Rotterdam and Amsterdam, and several Commanders to be transported for the northern Parts, 1 July. Vide Amsterdam.-Report touching Mayors of Salisbury, St. Albans, and Hertford, 29. Vide Singulos.-Committee impowered to receive Examinations concerning staying Trunks, Arms, &c. and to order the Discharge of any of them, 17 Aug.-Report touching Stepkin, 19. Vide Stepkin.
-, Sir Francis, 1642, Order for seizing his Horses, 23 Nov.-for listing them for the Service of the Common-wealth; his Man to remain in Custody, 24.
-, Sir Arthur, 1641, Letter to him presented from a Committee to be signed by Speaker, and sent, 19 Aug.
-, Sir Tho. 1642, voted incapable of sitting during this Parliament, 6 Sept.
-, Ro. 1642, to have Warrant to transport himself and Servant to France, 3 June.
-, Vide Church Government.
-, of Court, 1641, Oaths to be tendered to Irish Gentlemen, and other suspected Persons; Lord Keeper to be moved for a Commission for that Purpose, 8 Nov. Messenger appointed to go to him; his Answer, 9.-Members to acquaint them with Informations of Practices used with them; their Answer reported, 4 Jan.-Previous and main Questions concerning searching Chambers, severally Affirmative, 23 Feb.
-, Mr. St. 1640, thanked for his Service to House, 14 Jan.
-, Lady, 1642, Petition from Lords to be read, 19 Apr. -Referred to the Committee for Informations, 17 May.
-, Mr. 1641, appointed Collector of the Subsidies in the South Division of the Lath of Aylesford, 26 Oct.
-, Servant to Sir Tho. Dallison, 1642, to be sent for in safe Custody, 9 July.
-, Captain, 1642, to be thanked for taking a Ship laden with Ammunition, 6 Oct.
-, Mr. of Wilmington, 1642, to be sent for in safe Custody for refusing to pay Money subscribed upon the Propositions, 1 Nov.
-, Tho. 1642, to be sent for as a Delinquent, for neglecting to collect Moneys upon the Bill of 400,000 l. 20 Feb.
-, Colonel Wm. 1642, Petition read; has Liberty to transport himself, &c. to Portugal, 9 Apr.
-, Thomas, 1640. Vide Privileges.
-, Mr. 1640, Process for Fines imposed on him by the Council-chamber, and Suit upon a Bond to the Warden of the Fleet, to be stayed, 21 Jan.
-, Inigo, 1641, Declaration upon a Complaint against him by the Parishioners of St. Gregory's near Paul's read, and to be ingrossed, 19 May.-Ingrossed Charge read, and to be transmitted to Lords; Conference desired and agreed to, 19 July. Charge to be delivered thereat, 20.
-, 1642, Tryal appointed; Managers to prepare themselves, 10 May. Ordered not to attend, as it is no Impeachment, 11.
-, Mr. a Member, 1641, required to attend forthwith; Serjeant to give him Notice of the Order, 19 Aug.
-, John, 1641. Vide Privileges.
-, Robert. Vide Holliston.
-, Dr. 1641, impowered to print the Remonstrances of the State of the Rebellion in Ireland, 21 Mar.
-, 1642, his Petition referred to the Commissioners for Irish Affairs, 4 May.-Order for allowing him 200 l. out of the Contribution-money, 15 July. Agreed to by Lords, 20. - His Petitions on behalf of the inferior Poor in Ireland, referred to the Committee for Contributions, 26.
-, Arthur, 1642, has Leave to go to Ireland, without vacating his Seat, 17 May.
-, Fra. 1642, Petition referred to the Committee for Informations, 5 Aug.
-, Tho. 1642, Petition referred to the Committee for Informations, 19 Aug.
-, Geo. 1642, Order for continuing him in Prison, 15 Sept.
-, Mr. 1642, Plate seized by him to be carried to Guildhall, 24 Sept.
-, Philip, 1642, to be sent for as a Delinquent, 27 Sept.
-, Henry, 1642, to have Warrant to go to Oxford, 10 Mar.
-, Captain, 1642, Order for restoring Powder to him; 6 Feb.
-, Peter, 1642, Lord Chief Justice to be required to grant Habeas Corpus, without Fee, to remove him from York Gaol, 4 Oct.
-, and Records of the House, 1640, a Committee to peruse them, and consider of a Place for keeping them; Instruction to consider Clerk's Duty therein, and the Privilege of Members for the Delivery or Not-delivery of Papers presented to House, 7 Nov.-To consider Clerk Assistant's Notes, and examine what Copies have been delivered out, Committees added, 1 Dec.
-, 01640, Petition of Inhabitants against the Bishop of Ely read, 19 Dec. Referred to a Committee, 22. Vide Ely, Bishop of.
-, 1641, Another Petition read; Speaker's Answer to Persons who preferred it, 12 Feb.-Town Preacher recommended, 22.
-, 1642, Order for bestowing Part of the Contribution-money upon distressed Irish Protestants in-the Town, and for paying the Residue to the Treasurers, 17 May.-Captain of Volunteers appointed; injoined to search Ships coming into the Port, 26 Nov. Lords Concurrence signified, 29.- Order for fortifying the Town, agreed to by Lords, 12 Jan.
-, Sir Antony, 1641, offers his Security for Money, 5, Aug.
-, 1642, Collectors in Lincolnshire to pay him Money for speeding his Dragoons into Yorkshire, 22 Nov.-2 Dec.
-, late Lord Chancellor of. Vide Ely, Lord-1640, Affairs thereof referred to a Committee of the whole House, 6 Nov. Committee sits, 12. Report touching several Grievances, 20. Further Report touching Complaints of the Proceedings there, and Witnesses necessary to be examined; re-committed 28.-Order for sitting of the Committee, and making Report, 24 Dec. Report touching Lord Mountmorris and Lord Dillon, 31. Vide Singulos.-The Commttee to stand, 12 Jan.
-, 1641, The Committee to assign a Petitioner a Day for producing Witnesses, 12 July.-Report touching Dr. Bruce, 28. Vide Bruce.-A standing Committee of both Houses appointed, 1 Nov.
-, 1642, Select Committee appointed, 3 Sept. Order for their Meeting, 7.
-, 1640, Message to Lords, desiring the Passage between Ireland and England may be kept open; Answer thereto, 11 Nov. Another Message from Lords, signifying King's Consent-a Committee to consider of sending for Two Members of the Irish Parliament, 12. Report; Proceedings thereupon, 13. Vide King, and Radcliffe.-Vote that Lord Chancellor and Three Judges are fit to be questioned as criminous for their extrajudicial Proceedings, 31 Dec.-Petition from King's Officers, &c. referred to the Earl of Stafford's Committee, 28 Nov.-Petition from the Parliament in Ireland -another from them to the King, severally read; Speaker's. Answer to Persons who brought them-Petitions formerly referred to the Grand Committee for Irish Affairs, to be sent to Lords Justices, 30.
-, 1641, Letter touching the Bishop of Armagh to be remitted to the Parliament of Ireland, 25 June.-Proposition concerning transporting Irish Soldiers, under Popish Commanders, laid aside; to be considered by a Committee, and presented to Lords, 8 July. The Committee to consider it; Proposition to be delivered to them, 9. Order for their Meeting, 20.-Another Committee to examine a Person concerning Forces raised, and Ships provided to transport them, 20 Aug. Resolutions touching the Levies to be delivered to Lords at a Conference, 28. Vide Spanish, and French Ambassadors.-Letters from Lords Justices concerning Jones, who had a Warrant for searching Records in Ireland, referred to the Committee for Irish Affairs, 20 Oct.- Letter to be sent to them concerning a Security to English Merchants for Goods intrusted to Merchants in Ireland, 25 Jan.-Petition read and avowed; Speaker's Answer to Persons who brought it, 26 Feb.
-, 1642, a Committee to prepare a Letter of Thanks to Lords Justices, 2 Apr. Letter read; agreed to, and to be signed by Speaker, 6.-Member to prepare another Letter to them, and inclose King's Message concerning his Journey to Ireland, and Answer thereto, 19.-A Committee to consider about advising the Sitting of the Parliament, 3 June.- Another Committee to consider the Condition of the Judges, 5.-Committees added; Committee impowered to alter the Time and Place of Meeting, 8 Sept.-Letters from Lords Justices concerning the Distress of the Judges, and Lord Chancellor's Petition, referred to a Committee-Petitions of distressed Protestants referred to the Committee for Contributions, 5 July.-Petitions of Commissioners in the North Part of Ulster-of distressed Ministers in Coleraine-of Mayor, &c. of Londonderry-of the Agent for Coleraine, severally referred to Mr. Chichester's Committee, 11.-Petition of the English Protestants there read, and referred to the Committee for Contributions, 2 Aug.-Another of distressed Persons from thence read, and referred to the same Committee, 20.-Copy of Catholics Petition to the King read; Lords to be acquainted therewith; Petition to be printed; Conference desired thereupon, agreed to, and held, 23.-Petition of several Gentlemen referred to the Committee for Adventurers-Lords Justices to be reproved for Delay in disarming Papists, 24.-Letter to them from the Commissioners for Irish Affairs, presented, and to be sent, 25. Lords Concurrence signified, 26.-Order recommending the bestowing good Apparel upon distressed Protestants, 30.- Petition on behalf of sick and wounded Soldiers referred to the Committee for Adventurers, 16 Sept.-Petition concerning the lamentable Condition of Coleraine; Order for Relief of the Inhabitants, 22.-Letters from Lords Justices referred to the Committee for Irish Affairs, 29.-Petition concerning distressed Protestants referred to the Committee for Contributions, 3 Oct. Order for sending 3,000 l. for their Relief, 18.-Letter from Lords Justices concerning Drugs, referred to the Committee for Irish Affairs, 2 Nov.-Petition on behalf of Bandon Bridge read, 25 Feb.-Petition of late Inhabitants of Ireland read; Speaker's Answer to Persons who brought it, 27.-Petition of the Waggon-master of Munster, and Letter concerning him, referred to the Committee for Irish Affairs, 3 Mar.
-, 1640, a Committee to inquire into the Number of Irish in and about London and Westminster, 12 Nov.
-, 1641, Order for securing some apprehended by the Constables of St. Clements, 11 Nov.-For inquiring after all suspected Irish; Serjeant to enter their Lodgings, and apprehend them, 23.-For disarming Irish Papists that come to any of the Ports, 24 Jan. A Committee to prepare a general Order for stopping and examining them, 25. Committees added, 26. Order read, and agreed to; Lords Concurrence signified, 29.-To be printed and dispersed, 1 Feb.-Another Committee to consider of preventing their coming into England, 21.-Council of Scotland to be moved, that no Persons may pass through Scotland into Ireland, except as excepted; English stayed there, to be sent to Berwick and Carlisle, to be examined-Order for seizing all suspected Irish Officers and Soldiers in London and Westminster, 7 Mar.- Order for discharging some raised by Colonel Fitzwilliams; Constable to see them embarqued-Member to prepare Order to prevent their Re-landing, 8. Order reported, and re-committed-Certificates of the Irish residing in and about London and Westminster, ordered, 14.-A Committee to prepare Order for preventing their coming from Ireland, and sending back such as are come, 16.
-, 1642, Report to be made, 2 & 4 Apr. Made, and re-committed to the Committee for Contributions-Irish taken out of Ships, to be committed to Launceston Gaol, 11.- Irish Papists, late of the Inns of Court, have leave to transport themselves to France, 2 Aug.
-, 1640, a Committee of the whole House to consider of moving the King to disband the new raised Army, 31 Dec. -Conference to be desired with Lords concerning the Disorders and Inconveniencies thereof, and to desire them to join in a Petition to the King for disbanding them; a Committee to prepare Heads; Managers appointed, 4 Jan. Heads reported; Debate thereon interrupted by a Message from Lords, 7.-Report to be made, 10 Feb. Made; Particulars thereof to be made Heads of the Conference; Manager added, 11. Free Conference desired by Lords thereupon, agreed to; Managers and Reporters appointed; free Conference held, and to be reported, 23. Reported, 26. House to consider of an Answer to the Report, 26 Feb.-4. 8. & 13, Mar. Declaration agreed to, 14. Free Conference to be desired with Lords concerning it; Managers appointed, 16. Free Conference desired, agreed to, and held, 17.-Another free Conference desired with Lords, about their joining in a Petition to the King for disbanding them; Managers appointed; free Conference agreed to, held, and reported, 23.
-, 1641, Message from Lords, signifying what time the King would be attended at Whitehall concerning it; Answer thereto, 25 Mar.-Conference to be desired with Lords concerning moving the King for a speedy Answer; Managers appointed, 8 Apr. Lords to be moved at a Conference to think of a short Time for desiring Audience, 24. Message from the King, signifying what time he would be attended for his Answer, 27. Answer to be reported, 29. Reported, 30. -Free Conference desired by Lords about disbanding them, agreed to; Managers and Reporters appointed; free Conference held, and to be reported, 7 May. Reported, 8.
-, 1641, the Rebellion in Ireland communicated to House by Sixteen Privy Counsellors; Manner of receiving them; Letters and Examinations read; Matter considered in a Committee of the whole House; Heads for a Conference reported; Conference to be desired; Managers appointed; Conference desired, agreed to, and held; another desired by Lords, agreed to; Reporters appointed; Conference held; no Person to go into Ireland without Certificate from the Committee for Irish Affairs, or the Lord Lieutenant, 1 Nov. Conference reported; a standing Committee of both Houses to consider the State of the Irish Affairs; Lords desired to appoint a Time for their Meeting; their Answer, 2. Report of Propositions agreed to by them; Resolutions thereupon; Order for searching Trunks, &c. going from England to Ireland-for searching some sent by the Exeter Carrier-Lords to be moved for a Commission to examine all Persons for Discovery of the Correspondence with the Rebels-Letter to be sent to Lords Justices, acknowledging their Care, 3. Declaration and Letter read, agreed to, and to be signed by Speaker; Conference to be desired with Lords thereupon-Order touching Lord Lieutenant's speedy repairing to Ireland-to have Warrant for delivering to him Arms, &c. at Carlisle-for raising Men by Beat of Drum, 4.-Ordinance for his raising Forces-for the Delivery of Arms, &c. to him, severally read, and agreed to, 5. Addition to be made to them-Order to Lord Admiral for providing Ships for transporting Men, &c. read and agreed to-Order for stopping Irish endeavouring to pass into Ireland without Licence, to be prepared-Lords Justices impowered to examine and apprehend suspected Persons, 6. Ordinance read and agreed to, 9.-Message from Lords, communicating their Votes concerning Lord Lieutenant's Authority, and the Business in Ireland-suspected Persons, going for Ireland, to be examined by Officers at the Ports, and the Oaths tendered to them-the Committee to propound to the Committee of Lords to establish a Council of War, 8.-To propound, that no Officer out of England be employed, without taking the Protestation-Lord Lieutenant's Scruples about raising Men without a Warrant under the Great Seal; Order for his proceeding by virtue of the Ordinance-Council of War appointed, 9. Lords to be moved for adding two, 10.-Letter from Lords Justices to Speaker read; the Committee to prepare Resolutions thereupon-Conference desired by Lords about a Letter concerning the Troubles and Dangers of that Kingdom agreed to; Reporters appointed; Conference held; Letters from Lords Justices to Lord Keeper presented-another Conference desired by Lords, concerning Letters to the Privy Council, agreed to; Reporters appointed; Conference held; Letters, and Copy of a Manifesto, with the pretended Reasons of their Rebellion, &c. presented-free Conference desired with Lords, concerning Irish Affairs, agreed to; Managers appointed; free Conference held, and reported-Resolution for increasing the Number of Foot to be raised, 11.-Resolutions touching Forces and Arms to be sent into the Northern Parts, and Officers to Munster, and for securing the Forts-Order for raising Men at Chester; State of the Army reported, and re-committed; to be presented, with Resolutions, 12.-Resolutions touching the Wages to Officers, and setting up Posts- Lord Admiral to be moved to hasten the setting forth the Ships, 17. Ordinance read, and agreed to, 18.-Lord Lieutenant's Commission for raising Men, read, and agreed to, 17. Returned from Lords, with an Amendment; Amendment agreed to- List of Officers appointed by Lord Lieutenant, ordered, 18. List of Officers of One Regiment read, and agreed to, 19.- Conference desired by Lords, concerning Letters touching the Affairs of that Kingdom agreed to; Reporters appointed; Conference held, 20. Letters read, and referred to the Committee, 22. Book of Ammunition, and Paper concerning the Provision of Victuals, read, and referred-Lords to be moved for Order to license Lord Lieutenant to transport 600 Horse, 23.-Order for raising of Two Regiments of Foot in Ulster, 29.-Lord Lieutenant to accept Propositions for raising Forces, 6 Dec,-Letter from Lords Justices to Speaker read, 7.-Extracts of several Letters, and Copies of the Rebels Oaths, read; Resolutions thereupon-the Committee to prepare Heads for a Declaration of the Proceedings of the House, and of the Delays in Irish Affairs, 8. Heads reported; Conference desired with Lords thereupon, agreed to; Managers appointed; Conference held, 13. Message to Lords, desiring them to hasten the Declaration; Answer thereto, 16. Another Conference desired by Lords, agreed to; Reporters appointed; Conference held, 17. Lords Amendments reported, and agreed to, 18.-Letter from Sir John Clotworthy, touching Cruelties acted upon the Protestants, to be delivered to Lords at a Conference, 14.-The Committee to present List of the Establishment in Queen Elizabeth's Reign-Order for delivery of Powder to be sent into Munster-Lord Lieutenant to be moved for Commissions to raise Two Regiments in Ulster, 16. His Answer reported; Resolutions touching the Pay to the Officers-Lord Lieutenant to be moved to issue several Commissions-Proposition for raising Horse referred to the Committee; Power given them to treat with an Engineer, 17. His Wages reported, and agreed to-Members to prepare Heads for a Conference concerning the Parliament and Government of Ireland, 28-Propositions concerning appointing Commissioners for Irish Affairs, according to Instructions agreed upon by the King and Parliament, approved; the Committee of both Houses for Irish Affairs to consider thereof, and prepare the Instructions, 20 Dec. Order for making Report, 24. For Meeting of the Committee, 27.-Heads reported, and agreed to; the Committee to name the Commissioners, 4 Feb. Commission and Instructions agreed to; Agreement, and Order for their naming Commissioners to be reported to the Committee; Instruction to add an Article for examining Officers, 7. Number agreed to by both Houses, 12. Names reported, and agreed to 24. One appointed in the room of a Commissioner spared, 25.-Commission returned from Lords, with Names of their Commissioners inserted, 16 Mar. A Committee to peruse the Draught of the Commission, 19. Clerk of the Crown to ingross it again, subscribe it, and deliver it to Member to be sent to the King, 22.-Commission and Instructions returned from the King, with a Warrant for passing the Great Seal, 2 Apr.-Several Letters read-Lord Lieutenant's Information touching the Way to succour Dublin-Lords to be moved for Order for raising Volunteers in England by Beat of Drum-Petition of Lords, &c. whose Estates are in the Rebels Hands, read, and sent to Lords, with a Message concerning their Delay in relieving Ireland-Lord Lieutenant's Propositions read, and referred to the Committee-to be desired to send in a List of his Officers-Lords to be desired to join in moving King for a dormant Warrant for Delivery of such Arms, &c. as shall be thought necessary by Parliament, 21. Members to inquire whether a sufficient Warrant be granted, 24.-Narrative of the State of Munster read, and referred to a Committee, 27. Resolutions for raising Two Regiments, sending Arms, &c. and Ships to guard the Coast, 28.- Report of Obstructions in the Provisions, 12 Jan.-Letter, relating the State of Connaught, referred to the Committee- Narrative of the State of Munster referred-other Letters read -Relation of the State of the Province of Connaught referred to a Committee; Order for sending Troops, 27.-Resolution for sending further Supplies to Dublin-Lords to be desired to join in moving the King for general Warrants for delivering and transporting Arms, &c.-Report touching the State of Munster, Conference to be desired thereupon; Manager appointed-Resolutions touching the Relief of Munster, 28.- President of Connaught to be recommended to Lord Lieutenant for the Command of a Regiment, 29. Report of Message delivered, but no Answer received; Order for requiring a speedy Answer; Answer reported-a Committee to prepare a Declaration concerning Obstructions, and the Causes thereof -Conference desired by Lords, concerning a Proposition for transporting Men and Ammunition, agreed to; Reporters appointed; Conference held, and reported; another Conference desired with them concerning Irish Affairs, agreed to; Managers appointed; Heads thereof; Order touching a Regiment to be sent into Munster; Instructions for the Commissioners read, and referred to the Committee for Irish Affairs; Lords Justices to be desired to dispose of supernumerary Men carried over-Lord Lieutenant to be desired that the Protestation and Oaths may be tendered to Officers sent from hence; Lord Keeper to be moved for a Commission to him for that Purpose, 31.-Resolutions for sending Arms, &c. to Carrickfergus and Munster, 5 Jan.-House informed the King had signed Warrant for transporting 1,000 Horse-Members to attend him for a general Warrant for Delivery of Arms, &c. -further Reasons for Resolutions for Relief of Munster, 12. -Lords to be desired to join in moving the King for Warrant for Delivery of Arms, &c. for Ulster, and for transporting the Magazine at Hull, 14.-Report of Arms, &c. to be forthwith provided, re-committed to be drawn into the Form of an Order-Lord Mayor to be desired to grant Licence for transporting Meal-Order for staying a Ship laden with Arms, &c. and supposed to be intended for Ireland-Lord Lieutenant and Lord General to be desired to appoint a short Day for Officers repairing to their Charges-Order for Relief of Duncannon Castle, 17.-Lords to be moved to fix a Day certain- Order touching Arms to be sent to Munster-Ordinance concerning the Delivery of Arms, &c. agreed to by Lords; King to be moved for a Warrant-Part of a Letter, concerning the State of Munster, read; Lord Inchiquin and Mr.Jepson to repair to their Charges, 20.-Part of another Letter concerning, the State of Munster, read; Orders thereupon-a Committee to inquire into the Obstacles that have hindered the speedy succouring of Ireland-Lord Lieutenant to be acquainted with a Letter touching the Delay of transporting Forces from Chester to Dublin; his answer reported-Letters from Ireland read, 24.-Further Resolutions touching the Entertainment of the Army, 29.-Ordinance for Security to the Transporters of Victuals to be printed, 29.-Offers of several Companies concerning a Supply, referred to the Committee for Irish Affairs -King to be moved for a Privy Seal to transport Corn Custom free, 31.-Order for Officers to repair to their Charges -Resolution for recruiting the Companies of the old Army- List of Officers for raising Horse read, and agreed to-Lords to be desired to join in a Petition to the King for a Warrant for Contractors for Arms for the Service of Munster, 1 Feb.- A Member to treat about transporting Arms, &c. thither- List of Foot Officers read, and agreed to-Order for adding Two Companies to a particular Regiment-Lord Admiral to be moved to provide Ships for transporting Soldiers, 2.- King to be moved for Privy Seal for transporting Corn, Victual, and Cloathing, Custom-free, 4-Lord Lieutenant to be moved to discharge Officers that refuse to take the Sacrament and the Oaths, 5.-Order touching a Supply of Provisions lost by late Storms, 7.-The Committee for Irish Affairs to consider of the Pay of the General, &c. and Train, 14.- Propositions for effectually reducing Ireland, agreed to, and to be sent to Lords; Committee to draw them into Form; Votes reported; Conference to be desired with Lords thereupon; Managers appointed, 16. Propositions agreed to by Lords, 18. Vide infra.-Lord Admiral to be moved to direct Ships of Bristol to repair to Dublin, and Ships in the Downes to put to Sea-Lords to be moved to join in desiring a Commission for Merchant Ships to seize Ships and Goods going for Relief of the Rebels; their Concurrence signified, 21.-Letter from Lords Justices read, and re-delivered to be delivered to Lord Admiral, 22.-Order for employing Ships to guard the Coast of Munster, 24.-Officers, absent from their Charges since 21st February last, to have no Pay, 5 Mar. Resolution and Order thereupon-Lord Admiral to be desired to consider of constant Provision of Shipping to transport Men and Horse, 8.-To be desired to stay Vessels suspected to be for Relief of the Rebels, 10.-Resolution touching the Pay of certain Officers approved, 12.-Several Letters, importing good News, read-a Committee to prepare an Extract, 14. To fit them for printing, and to print them, 15.-Remonstrance of the State of the Rebellion presented, and referred to a Committee; Order for printing it, with Lords Justices Letter, 16.-Letter from Dublin read; Lords to be moved to join in an Order to Lords Justices to send Persons over in safe Custody, with the Examinations, 21. Their Concurrence signified; a Committee to consider in what manner to send for them, 22.
-, 1642, the Committee for Irish Affairs to consider from what Time to pay the old Army and Recruits, and for providing Horse-arms-List of the Forces in actual Service ordered -Lords to be desired to join in moving the King for Order for Delivery of Stores, 25 Mar.-Order for transporting Money Custom-free, 26-Lord Admiral to be moved for a Pinnace for Duncannon Fort-Resolution to provide Powder for Carrickfergus, 28.-Conference desired by Lords concerning Irish Affairs, agreed to; Reporters appointed; Conference held, and reported, 29.-Order touching a Frigate to pass between the Islands and Ireland, 2 Apr.-Letters concerning the State of Munster read, and re-delivered; Lord Lieutenant to be desired to send over the Officers designed for that Province- Lords to be moved for Order that the Commissioners may sit every Afternoon-Order for considering of preferring Persons stripped of their Estates, 4. Their Concurrence signified, 5. -Letter from Speaker to Lords Justices read, agreed to, and to be signed by him, 6.-Order touching transporting and providing Arms for the new-raised Regiments; State of the Army to be reported, 7. Reported; Commissioners to consider of Pay to the Under-officers of the Train, the old Companies, and the new-raised Men-Lord Lieutenant to be moved for Commissions to the Officers of the Regiments going over, 11. To be acquainted with their Neglect in levying Men, 12.-Letters, soliciting Supplies for Munster, read; Resolution thereupon; Order touching sending away Officers of Regiments last levied, 15.-Draught of Warrant for raising 10,000 Men, 21. Sent to Lords, 23. Returned, with Amendments; Amendments agreed to, 29.-King's Answer referred to a Committee, 16 May.-Information of Officers, ordered to raise Forces, being gone to York, 22 Apr.-Letters from Lord President of Munster read, and referred to the Commissioners; Part thereof to be printed; other Letters read; Orders thereupon -Lord Admiral to be desired to dispatch Four Pinnaces, 26. -Commissioners to prepare Instructions for Lord Lieutenant -a Committee to prepare Order for raising 16,000 Men, 28. -Relation of a Victory over the Rebels read, and to be printed-Letters concerning Ammunition, &c. to be sent over, read, 2 May.-Order about sending Arms to Munster, agreed to by Lords, 9.-House to consider of some Way for raising Men for Ireland, 10.-Letters, concerning good Successes, read, and to be printed-Order touching taking off Corn for Supply of Ireland, 14.-Letters from Lords Justices, and a Relation of a Victory, 16.-Letter to be sent to Chester concerning transporting Soldiers-Officers not to stay for completeing their Companies-Member to inquire of Lord Lieutenant whether he had received an Instrument for raising Men; his Answer, 20-A Committee to prepare Order for raising Men; King to be moved for Warrant to raise 10,000, 21.- Letters concerning Forces gone over-Lord Lieutenant to be thanked for his prudent Disposal of several Commands, 24.- A Committee to prepare Declaration concerning Delays in granting Warrants for raising Men-Member to go to Chester, to expedite sending away the Forces; a Committee to prepare Instructions for him; Instructions reported-Lords to be desired to hasten their Resolutions concerning Orders sent up for raising Men, 27. Free Conference desired by Lords thereupon, agreed to; Managers and Reporters appointed; free Conference held; Ordinance agreed to by them, with an Amendment; Amendment agreed to, 28.-Order for raising additional Forces by Beat of Drum, 30.-Information given of the Necessity of present Money; Order thereupon, 31. Vide London.-Propositions of taking off Corn referred to a Committee, 2 June. The Committee to be acquainted with the Commissioners Proceedings-another Committee to prepare Order for searching Ships coming from any suspected Ports into Ireland; Ordinance reported-Letters read, and referred to Commissioners; to consider of sending Cloaths, &c. and entertaining the Troops levied in Ulster, 4.-Order to particular Captains to raise Men, read, and agreed to; Member to perfect it, 6.-Letters read, and referred to the Commissioners; Order for sending Arms to Munster, 7.-Commissioners to meet every Afternoon, notwithstanding the Sitting of House -Order for sending Pinnaces to guard the Coasts, 11.-Order for purchasing no Corn, except the Growth of England and Wales-Resolution to join with Lords in desiring the King to expedite Lord Lieutenant's Instructions-Colonel General appointed-Resolutions touching the Time of Officers entering into Pay, 18.-Lord Lieutenant's Desires read; Resolutions and Order thereupon, 20.-Colonel General approved by Lords, 21.-Letters concerning the Propositions, and Submission of the Town of Galloway, read, and to be considered, 23. Referred to the Commissioners; Instructions, 24. Report; Resolutions thereupon; Conference to be desired; Managers appointed, 25. Conference agreed to, and held, 27. Lords Concurrence signified; a Committee of both Houses to prepare Declaration, 28.-Lords to be moved to join in desiring the King to grant a Warrant for issuing out Ordnance, 24.-Order for a Month's Pay to Officers, &c. 27. Order for providing Corn for Relief of Colerain, 30.-Message to Lords, desiring them to hasten the Ordinance for raising 5,000 Men; Answer thereto, 4 July. Ordinance agreed to by Lords 5. -Order concerning the Payment of Forces in Yohall; agreed to by Lords, 6.-For Delivery of Arms-for stopping the Pay of Officers that have left their Charge, 16.-Touching the Pay of additional Officers, 18.-For delivering Necessaries to the Horse, 23.-Order for sending over Money-touching the Distribution thereof-Letter to be written concerning it, 2 Aug. Reported, 4.-Order for a Month's Pay to the Train, and for their Repair to Dublin-Reports concerning Coleraine and Londonderry, referred to the Commissioners, 8.-Propositions for Disbursements of Money to be read, 12.-Lords to be desired to join in requiring Lord Lieutenant to go over with all possible Speed, 15. Their Concurrence signified-Commissioners to meet as a Committee, 16.-Order about depositing the Money designed for Ireland, agreed to by Lords, 18. -Propositions for taking off the Disbursements of certain Sums read, and referred to the Committee for Adventurers, 20.-Admiral and Vice-Admiral to be appointed, 23.-Letters concerning the State of Munster referred to the Committee for Adventurers; Instructions, 24. Order for sending Forces to its Relief, 25.-Report touching Four Persons to be added to the Council of War; Nomination referred to the Committee for Adventurers-Question for nominating a Captain General, Neg.-Order for sending Ships to guard the Coasts, 29.-Information of Horses, designed for Ireland, being seized by the King's Warrant, 30.-Order for restraining Members being sent Committees into Ireland-for Payment of Moneys, and providing Powder, referred to the Committee for Irish Affairs, 3 Sept.-Nomination of a Captain General to be considered, 3. 6, 7, & 8.-Order concerning Committees revoked-a Convoy to carry Provisions-Letter concerning the lamentable Condition of Munster, 7.-Two Committees appointed; Committee for Adventurers for London to add Two more, 10.-Examinations at Milford concerning Irish Affairs, referred to the Committee for Adventurers, 12-Letter concerning Proceedings in Munster-Declaration concerning Interruptions, to be sent over-Instructions for the Committees read, agreed to, and to be presented to the King in a Letter; a Committee to prepare it, 13. Additional Instructions-Order for nominating a Captain General read; Debate thereon, 14.-Instructions and Letter sent to Lords; their Answer- Report of Preparations in Flanders, France, and Spain, for Aid of the Rebels, and slow Proceedings in Lords House concerning Irish Affairs; Conference desired thereupon; agreed to; Managers appointed; Conference held, 15.-Another Conference desired by Lords, concerning a Letter from Lord Lieutenant, agreed to; Reporters appointed; Conference held, and reported-Lords desired to expedite their Answer concerning Irish Affairs; Answer thereto, 17.-Instructions returned, with Amendments; Amendments agreed to, 20.-Letters concerning the State of the Army read, 22.-Consideration of a Winter Guard referred to the Committee for Defence of the Kingdom-Information of Soldiers being paid in light Money, referred to a Committee-Order about paying them in English Money-about Victuals and Arms for them-Conference desired by Lords concerning King's Instructions to Lord Lieutenant, agreed to; Reporters appointed; Conference held, 23. Reported, 24.-Resolutions touching Allowances to the Committees, 26. Agreed to by Lords, 28.-Relation of Passages between the Fort and Town of Galloway-Letters concerning Provisions read, and referred to the Committee for Adventurers, and to be sent to Lords, 26. Report; Order touching sending Arms, &c. 1 Oct.-Day appointed for their going-Order for sending over Moneys-Relation of a Victory over the Rebels, 26 Sept.-Captain General appointed- Resolution touching Forces not reduced into Regiments -touching a Winter Guard, 27.-Agreed to by Lords, 1 Oct.-Lord Inchiquin's Letters concerning a Defeat; Conference desired with Lords thereupon; agreed to; Managers appointed; Conference held-Consideration of Entertainment for the Forces at Bandonbrigg, referred to the Committee for Adventurers, 29 Sept.-King's Instructions to Lord Lieutenant to be presented, 3 Oct. Order for acquainting him therewith, 5. Lords Concurrence signified, 6. Message from them, acquainting House he had brought them, 10. Conference desired by Lords concerning them, agreed to; Reporters appointed; Conference held, 11. The Committee for Defence of the Kingdom to draw a Declaration thereupon, 13. Instructions reported from the Conference, 17. Resolution against putting any in Execution without the Advice of Parliament-Order touching Necessaries for the Forces, 1 Oct. Agreed to by Lords, 3-Certificate for Commissioners referred to the Committee for Adventurers-Letter of Credence for Committees read, and agreed to, 4.-Ship appointed to carry over Committees-Resolution touching a Winter Guard, 6. Agreed to by Lords, 19.-Letters, directed to the Commissioners for Irish Affairs, to be opened by the Committee for them, 10.-Information that a Ship, appointed for Winter Guard, resuses to fail; Order ther thereupon, 12-Commissioners for Irish Affairs to have Voices at the Committee for them, sent to Lords, 14. House desires them to expedite it; Messenger dismissed without Answer, 15.-Order for Winter Guard referred to the Committee for Adventurers, 18- Votes concerning Ireland to be delivered to the Clerk of the Committee for Irish Affairs-the Committee to receive Certificates for Corn, &c. 19.-Lord Lieutenant's Instructions to be re-delivered to him; previous and main Questions for his going into Ireland, severally Affirmative, 25. Conference desired by Lords concerning it, agreed to; Reporters appointed; Conference held, and reported.-Members to wish him a good Journey, 4 Nov.-Letters concerning the miserable Condition of Munster, and the Army there ? the Committee for Irish Affairs to consider of speedy Relief, 23. Propositions for supplying it with Arms, &c. referred, 29.-Order for that Purpose-the Committee for the Navy to consider of guarding the Coasts-Certificate and Account of Arms, &c. delivered, referred to the Committee for Irish Affairs, 2 Dec.-Copy of Officers Petition, and King's Answer; their Conceptions upon the Result of the Petition, with King's Answer thereto, read, and referred to a Committee; Examination of the Bishop of Raphoe concerning it, referred, 10.-Moneys collected at the Three next Fasts, to be disposed of to the Protestants in Londonderry, 12. Order revoked, 27.-New Order made, 7 Jan.-Order touching Lord Lieutenant's Entertainment as General of the Army, 16 Dec.-Conference desired by Lords to impart a Letter from him; Messenger dismissed without Answer, 23. Message repeated; Answer thereto, 26. Conference agreed to; Reporters appointed; Conference held, reported, and to be considered, 29.-Ordinance for free Transportation of Victual, 3 Jan. Agreed to by Lords-Letter from Dublin read; the Committee for Irish Affairs to prepare Ordinance for expelling Papists-Order touching sending Cloaths to Duncannon, 4. Agreed to by Lords, 10.-Conference desired by Lords concerning Lord Lieutenant, agreed to; Reporters appointed; Conference held, and reported; Question for agreeing to the Report, Neg. 28.-Resolution for Relief of Dublin, 1 Feb.-The Committee for the Navy to consider the Demeanor of Ships appointed to attend at Ireland; Consideration of a Ship laden with Powder and Match from Holland, referred-Report touching Provisions of Victual in the Magazines out of England-Officers Remonstrance, and Answer-Copy of an Act of State for bringing in Half the Plate in Dublin, 3. Approved, 4.-The Committee for Irish Affairs to consider of providing Money for Provision of Arms in Holland, and of supplying the Magazines with Arms from England, 3.-Letter to Lord Inchiquin read, and agreed to; Speaker to sign it, 11.-Letter concerning King's Commission to Persons to receive Propositions from the Rebels read; a Committee to consider it, and prepare Heads for a Conference thereupon, 14. Committees added, 15.-Letters concerning Success against the Rebels read, and to be printed-Letter from the Committees concerning Lords Justices Refusal to admit them to the Council-board; a Committee to prepare Heads for a Conference thereupon, 28.-Letter concerning the State of Duncannon Castle; Order thereupon, 9 Mar. Agreed to by Lords, 19.
-, 1641, the Committee for Irish Affairs to propound to the Committee of Lords concerning using the Assistance of the Scots for Ireland, 3 Nov. Resolution for desiring it-Paper from the Committee in Scotland concerning their Resolution upon that Occasion, 4.-Order about providing Houses for the Commissioners coming from thence to treat with the Parliament about it, 22 Nov.-1 & 2 Dec. Commissioners of both Houses appointed to treat with them, 3. Conference desired by Lords concerning Instructions for them; agreed to; Reporters appointed; Conference held, and reported; Another Conference desired with Lords; agreed to; Managers appointed; Conference held; Form of the Instructions, 8. Report of Scots Proposition for assisting with 10,000 Men; Commissioners impowered to treat thereupon, 11. Further Report concerning their Offer to raise and transport them at their own Charge; free Conference desired with Lords thereupon; agreed to; Managers appointed; free Conference held, and reported, 13.-Message to Lords, desiring them to speed their Answer, 13.Dec.-25 Jan.-Five Propositions read, and to be considered, 14. Six Propositions read, one by one; Five agreed to; the other referred back to the Commissioners- Conference to be desired with Lords concerning the Treaty, 15. Desired; agreed to, and held, 16.-A Committee to treat for a House and Furniture for the Scots Commissioners- Message to Lords, desiring them to expedite the Treaty, 18. Their Answer; Paper from the Scots, complaining of Delays, read; Conference desired with Lords thereupon; agreed to; Managers appointed; Conference held, 20.-Another Message to Lords, desiring their Answer to the Scots Propositions; Conference desired by them thereupon; agreed to; Reporters appointed; Conference held, and reported; free Conference desired with Lords; agreed to; Managers appointed; Heads thereof; free Conference held, and reported; Commissioners impowered to proceed in the Treaty, and receive further Propositions, 21.-Resolution for paying 2,500 Men from the Eighth of December to the End of the Treaty; Conference to be desired with Lords thereupon; Managers appointed; Conference desired; agreed to, and held, 23.-Propositions concerning Places to be put into their Hands, presented, 27. To be considered, 27, 28. & 30. Resolution touching the Places, and the Time of their remaining in their Hands- Commissioners to treat touching the Repair of Forces in Ulster to these Towns, 30.-Resolution to accept the Publick Faith of Scotland for Performance of Articles; Heads for an Answer to the First Part of the Second Proposition; the Second Part, Third and Fourth Proposition, agreed to; Fifth re-committed to Commissioners; Answer to the First Part of the Sixth, 31.-Articles altered; reported, and agreed to; Resolutions touching the Towns for their Retreat-for taking the public Faith of Scotland for Re-delivery of them-touching Provision of Victuals-touching the Manner of their going, and Pay of their General-the Pay of the Army; Seventh Proposition re-committed, 13 Jan.-Conference desired with Lords concerning the Treaty; agreed to; Managers appointed; Conference held-Scots Commissioners Advice to the King presented; to be thanked for their Affections to this State and Parliament, 15. Lords desired to hasten the Propositions; their Answer-Members for London to take care they pay nothing for House-rent and Furniture, 17. Propositions agreed to by Lords; a Committee to consider of putting them in Execution, 24.-Message to Lords, desiring them to join in moving the King for a Commission for delivering Carrickfergus, and allowing the Proposition concerning sending over 2,500 Men, 25. Lords Answer to the Propositions; in part agreed to; Answer to be re-committed; House insist upon Three Propositions formerly sent up; Conference to be desired; Managers appointed, 26. Desired; agreed to, and held-Copy of the Propositions concerning Knockfergus, and King's Answer, communicated by Lords-Advisers thereof declared Enemies to the King and Kingdom-a Committee of both Houses to consider the Answer, 27.-Report, 15 Feb. -King's full Answer; Lord Keeper to be moved for Commission for Delivery of the Town; his Answer, 28 Jan. Commission read, and referred to a Committee; reported, with Amendments; Amendments agreed to; Commission to be sent to Lords-Resolution concerning their Pay, if they increase their Number, 1 Feb. A Committee to withdraw, and inlarge it for more Men, and to consider of Clause for the Oath of the Governor for safe-keeping it; their Report; Commission, with the Amendments, agreed to by Lords, 4.- Resolution touching the Delivery of Arms to them-the Committee for Irish Affairs to consider of raising Nine Troops of Horse, and of mustering the Scots-another Committee to consider of a Commission to Marquis of Argyle for transporting 2,500 there, and general Commission for transporting Forces; Conference desired with Lords; Managers appointed; Conference agreed to, and held, 7. Propositions returned, with an Amendment; Amendment agreed to, 8-Resolutions touching replacing Cannon in Scotland-adding another Troop of Horse-Lord General's Guard-touching their Demand to have Londonderry assigned them-Commissioners to treat concerning disbanding the Army in part, and to inquire who they intend to be their General-Lords to be desired to join in moving the King that they may have Power to take up Horse in the Country-Answer to their Demand for a Reward out of the Rebels Lands-the Committee for Irish Affairs to consider of the Pay of the General, great Officers, and Train, 14.-Resolution touching the Manner of disbanding their Army-Lords to be moved to join in a Petition to the King to recommend General Lesley to be their General; Scots Commissioners to be acquainted therewith, 16.-Commission to the Marquis of Argyle agreed to, and to be sent to Lords-Officers of Ordnance to be summoned to appear, touching Bullets not being delivered according to Warrant, 17. Conference desired with Lords concerning the Treaty; Messenger dismissed without Answer, 21.-The Committee for Irish Affairs to consider of Horse to assist the 2,500 Scots, 22. Addition to the Answer concerning the Marquis of Argyle sent to Lords-Names and Number of Officers, and their Pay, read; Member to withdraw, and compare it with the List of English Officers-Resolutions touching the Entertainment of several of them, and of the whole Army, 23.
-, 1642, the Committee for Irish Affairs to consider of Money to be lodged for incidental Charges to the Scots-Commissioners to prepare Order to enable them to take up Baggage Horses in Ireland, 25 Mar.-Comptroller and Commissary of the Artillery to be named by the English; Scots Commissioners to be moved therein, 28-Conference desired by Lords concerning Supplies expected from Scotland for Ireland; agreed to; Reporters appointed; Conference held, and reported, 29. -Resolutions concerning the Scots Army, 6 & 8 Apr.- Conference desired with Lords concerning the Treaty; agreed to, 8.
-, 1641, Petition, with Propositions for speedy and effectual reducing Ireland, read; Propositions referred to the Committee for Irish Affairs, 11 Feb. Reported from the Sub-committee, and agreed to; another Committee to draw them into Form; their Report; Conference to be desired thereupon; Managers appointed, 16. Propositions agreed to by Lords; a Committee of both Houses to move the King for his Consent, 17. His Answer; free Conference desired by Lords thereupon; agreed to; Reporters and Managers appointed; free Conference held, and reported; a Committee to consider of the Propositions, and King's Answer-Underwriters to set down the Days of the Month they underwrite, 24. Propositions, King's Answer, and Instructions, reported; agreed to, and sent to Lords, with Desire they may be printed; Lords Concurrence signified-Scots Commissioners Desire of coming in as Adventurers; agreed to-Resolution about the Time of their subscribing, 25.-Letter to the Sheriffs for advancing the Propositions; agreed to by Lords, 26.-Lords to be moved to join in appointing Members of both Houses Commissioners to take the Names of Members of either that shall underwrite- a Committee to prepare Order concerning the Propositions- Proposition of Officers to be employed, accepted, 28.- Lords to be moved to join in a Petition to the King, for Proclamation for encouraging the Contribution, 1 Mar. Persons to be recommended to the City as Commissioners, to receive the Names and Sums subscribed, 2. Vide London. Order for that Purpose, and Form of the Acquittance, to be sent to Lords, 5. Agreed, to by them, 7.-Order for securing and encouraging the Subscribers, presented, and referred to the Committee for the Propositions-Arrears of an Officer accepted, 9.-Dutch Protestants to be allowed to subscribe 100,000 l. within Three Weeks-English and Scots not to subscribe before, 10.-Message to be sent to Lords concerning appointing a Committee of both Houses to take Order touching the disposing of the Money; a Committee to prepare it, 14.-Another Message, desiring them to appoint a short Time for their Members to subscribe; Answer thereto-Ordinance to be prepared for enlarging the Time of subscribing, 22.-Members to write to their respective Counties, &c. to encourage the Subscription, 24.
-, 1642, the Committee for Adventurers to prepare Letters to the Sheriffs, and Members, to encourage and expedite the Subscriptions; Persons to attend them, 8 Apr. They offer to lend 4,000 l. Order about Security to them, 9. Letters reported; Members to send down Copies, 11.-Propositions for setting forth Ships for Hindrance of Supplies by Sea, upon certain Conditions, presented from the Committee, and agreed to, with Savings, 16. Sent to Lords, 18. Lords desired to hasten their Resolutions thereupon, 19. 23. 26. & 28.-A Foreigner indenizened admitted to be an Adventurer, 19.- Treasurer to present a Certificate of Members that have subscribed, 22.-The Committee to have a Copy of the State of the Army, 23.-Lords Answer to the Message concerning the Propositions for setting forth Ships, reported, 28. Their Concurrence, with Qualifications, signified, 29. Order concerning the Sea Adventurers, agreed to by Lords, with Amendments; Amendments agreed to, 30.-Adventurers to have Ten of the King's Shallops, 2 May. Clerk of the Crown to prepare, and present, a Draught of a Commission to them, 3. Draught read, and referred to a Committee, 6. Reported, and agreed to, 7. Lords desired to hasten it; their Answer, 9. Draught of the Commission from Lords referred to a Committee; Amendments reported and agreed to, and to be sent to the Clerk of the Crown, 11.-Lord Admiral to be moved for Commissions to Captains and Masters recommended by the Committee for Adventurers; another Committee to prepare the Commission, 5.-List of Officers listed by the Committee for Adventurers read, and to be considered, 7. Resolution to employ some for Resormadoes, 28.-List from the Committee for London to be considered, 30. Former read, and approved; Officers to attend them, and declare whether they will accept their Charges; Committee impowered to fill up the Places of such as refuse, and consider the Reformadoes, 31.-Like Order to the Committee for London-List of Officers for additional Forces by Sea read, and agreed to-Conference desired by Lords concerning an Ordinance touching Land and Sea Forces; agreed to; Managers appointed; Conference held, and reported, 4 June.- Conference desired with Lords thereupon; agreed to; Managers appointed; Conference held, and reported, 6.-The Committee for Adventurers to be desired to lend 10,000 l. 7. Ordinance for Repayment, 18.-Order touching Officers not allowed by House, 8.-Order for setting forth Ships to intercept any bound from Ireland, with Arms, 9.-for sending them away forthwith, 11. Sent to Lords, 16. Lords desired to expedite it; Answer thereto-List of Officers not before listed, and of Reformadoes, from the Committee for London, read, and approved-Resolution touching the Reformadoes-the Commencement of the Officers Pay, 17.- Colonel General of their Forces appointed, 18. Agreed to by Lords, 21.-Adventurers have Liberty to subscribe 20,000 l. more-to be desired to victual their Ships for Two Months longer, 1 July.-Sir Jo. Clotworthy admitted to adventure 1,000 l. 4. Mr. Oconnellys admitted to adventure 1,200 l. 18.-Names of Members, who have not paid their Subscriptions, to be reported, 19.-Order for lending 10,000 l. to the Committee for Defence of the Kingdom, 30.-Agreed to by Lords, 1 Aug.-Propositions for bringing in Arrears accepted, 26 July.-Order for bringing them in, agreed to, 6 Aug.-A Committee to prepare a List of Members that have not brought in their Subscriptions, 20 Feb. Report; Debate thereon adjourned; List to be presented, 28.- Debate resumed; Resolutions thereupon, 2 Mar.-Committee for Irish Affairs to have the Disposal of Arrears upon the Act of Contribution, 8. Their Report touching Debts- Members to send Letters to their several Counties, &c. for Account of Monies levied; a Committee to prepare them, 9.
-, 1641, a Committee to collect of Members their voluntary Contributions towards Relief of distressed Persons from Ireland, 16 Dec.-Committees added; Committee to consider of the Distribution thereof, 15 Jan. Impowered to pay Money upon Account, 17.-to receive voluntary Contributions in London, 20.-to send for Certificates of Money collected in and about London-to pay Sums for Relief of distressed Irish at several Places, 7 Feb. Petition of Fellows of Trinity College referred, 1 Mar. Report of Money bestowed on Four, 7.-Account of Moneys received from Members, referred, 5.-The Committee to dispose of Moneys as they shall think fit; Lords to be desired to appoint a Committee to join with them, 8. Committee appointed; Lords desired to fix a Time for their Meeting; Answer thereto, 19.
-, 1642, the Committee to sit when they please; Consideration of the poor Irish at Bristol referred, 1 Apr.-a Committee of the whole House to make a Schedule of Sums fit to be distributed, and to whom-Order for Payment of Moneys collected in Southwark, 2. Schedule reported, and agreed to -Treasurers to pay 100 l. to purchase Corn to be distributed among the Poor of London, 6.-The Committee to consider of speedy bringing in the Collections, and of a Reward to Persons employed, 30.-Another Committee to prepare Order concerning the Contribution-money, 6 May.-Previous Question for suspending the former Committee, Neg. 16; Resolution for it-Account of Moneys received and disbursed by them ordered-Sheriffs and Under-sheriffs to deliver their Accounts to the Committee for Money, 17.-Proposition to be made for taking off the Order of Restraint, 30.-Order for Payment of 1,000 l. to them to be distributed among the poor Irish in Town, 1 June.-The Committee to prepare a Certificate for all the Counties in England, 17.-Letter to the Commissioners concerning the Contribution-money, read, and agreed to, 30.-Treasurers to pay them 1,000 l. for Relief of distressed Protestants from thence, 15 July Agreed to by Lords, 21.-Another Committee to prepare Order to prevent their coming over, and for relieving only those in Ireland, 15 July. Propositions concerning Sums desired, and the due ordering them, referred, 26.-Report; Resolutions for sending several Sums to different Places; the Committee to prepare Instructions for distributing them, 19 Aug.-Order for their Meeting, and making Report, 3 Oct.-Persons appointed to take the Treasurers Accounts, 5.
-, 1641, Bill for present raising and levying Men for the Defence of Ireland, ordered, 3 Nov. Read; Question for rejecting it; Neg.; read Second time, and committed, 4. Reported, and re-committed; Order for Sitting of the Committee; Committees added, 29.-Reported from Re-commitment; Clause omitted; Commencement of the Bill, 2 Dec. Bill passed, 3. Lords desired to pass it with Expedition; Conference desired by them; agreed to; Reporters appointed; Conference held, and reported; Bill, with the Amendments, committed to the former Committee, 7. Reported; Amendments in part agreed to; Conference to be desired with Lords; Managers appointed; Conference agreed to, and held; another desired by Lords; agreed to; Reporters appointed; Conference held, 10. Bill, with Amendments, reported; Amendments agreed to, with an Amendment, 13. Free Conference desired with Lords; agreed to; Managers appointed; free Conference held, 14. Message to Lords, desiring them to hasten passing the Bill, 16. Another, acquainting them that House prosess themselves free from Inconveniencies attending the Delay, 18. Another, to put them in mind of the Bill, 28.-Conference desired by Lords; agreed to; Reporters appointed; Conference held; Bill, with Amendments, reported; Amendments read twice; Bill to be amended, 7 Feb. Amendments read in the ingrossed Bill, and agreed to; Bill returned, 8. King's Answer about passing it, 10.
-, 1641, a Committee to prepare Bill for speedy reducing the Rebels in Ireland to their due Obedience, 24 Feb.- Order for their Meeting in Merchant Taylor's Hall, 2 Mar. Bill read twice, and committed; all that come to have Voices, 5. Bill reported; Clause to be struck out; Bill re-committed; Committees added; the Committee to withdraw; Bill reported from Re-commitment, and to be ingrossed, 10. Passed, 12. Bill for Explanation of certain Clauses in the former Act, read 23 Mar.
-, 1642, another Bill to the same Purport read twice, and committed, 25 Mar. Reported, to be ingrossed, and passed, 26. Sent to Lords, 28. Amendments read twice, and agreed to, with Amendments; Exceptions taken to an Addition upon Paper; Conference desired with Lords thereupon; agreed to; Managers appointed; Conference held, 29. Bill returned, with Amendments, and additional Clause; Amendments and Clause read, and agreed to; the Addition formerly upon Paper sent down, ingrossed, but not indorsed; read thrice; agreed to, and signed by Clerk, 30.-Bill returned to Lords; Report of Delivery, 1 Apr.-Another Bill to the same Purport read twice, and Committed, 11. Reported, and to be ingrossed, 12. Passed, 14.-Bill for further Advancement of the Reduction of the Rebels ordered, 11 May. Read twice, and committed, 12.-Reported, and re-committed to another Committee; Order for their withdrawing, 2 June. Bill reported, and re-committed again; Committee added; Bill reported, to be ingrossed, and passed, 3. Message to Lords, desiring them to expedite it; Answer thereto, 7.-Another Message, desiring to know whether they have received the King's Answer concerning it, 17 June.
-, 1641, Bill for Relief of distressed Protestants fled from Ireland, ordered, 18 Dec. Read twice, and committed, 20. Reported; Treasurers and Commissioners appointed; Bill re-committed, 21. Reported, and to be ingrossed, 23.- Passed, 15 Jan. Message to Lords, desiring them to hasten it; Answer thereto, 17.-Draught of a Commission to accompany the Bill sent from Lords, and referred to a Committee, 7 Feb. Reported, and agreed to, 8. Number of Commissioners reported, and re-committed, 11.
-, Hen. 1642, to have Liberty to send Arms, &c. into Nottinghamshire, 11 July.
-, Pots cast, 1641, Bill to prohibit the Importation of them, read, 25 Aug.
-, Mr. 1642, a Committee to examine him, and peruse Letters he endeavoured to carry abroad, 23 Jan.
-, 1640, Information of Trunks brought to an Inn to be conveyed to Ireland; Host not to suffer them to be removed or opened, till further Order; Matter referred to a Committee, 5 Feb.
-, 1641, Order for delivering them to the Owner, 19 Apr.
-, Lieutenant Christ. 1642, to be removed to Colchester; a Committee to prepare a Letter to Mayor for keeping him close Prisoner, 13 Mar.
-, Manor. Vide King.
-, St. 1641, Vicar and Curate to admit a Lecturer, 19 Feb. -Ship from France stayed there to be searched, 4 Mar.
-, 1642, Petition of Inhabitants; former Order recommending a Lecturer revived, 26 Nov.
-, 1640, a Committee to examine them concerning their Opinions about Ship-money, and acquaint them with the Votes of House relating thereto, 7 Dec.-Another Committee to prepare a Charge against them, 8. Impowered to examine all Matters concerning them, and to send a Sub-committee to examine the Judges themselves, 14. Report; to be resumed, 19.-Message to Lords, desiring them to take Security for the Appearance of several; Answer thereto, 22.-All Matters tending to the Charge to be communicated to the Committee, 22 & 24 Dec.-19 Jan.-Order for making the Report, 24 Dec.-5 Feb.-Committee to stand, 12 Jan. Order for their sitting, 14 Jan.-12 Feb. Report touching Justice Berkley, 6 Feb. Vide Berkley.-Petition referred, 20 Mar.
-, 1641, Order for Meeting of the Committee, 14 May.- Messengers appointed to carry up several Charges, 22. Vide Berkley, Bramston, Crawley, and Exchequer, Barons of. Further Report to be made, 29. Made, 31. Vide Berkley. -Committee to stand, 1 June.-Further Report, 1 July. Vide Weston, Davenport, and Trevor.-Conference to be desired with Lords concerning the impeached Judges being in the Commission of Oyer and Terminer, 27.-Another Conference to be desired about suppressing the Commissions, if issued; Managers appointed, 3 Aug. Conference desired; agreed to; held, and reported, 5.-Order against their travelling on the Lord's Day-a Committee to consider of Entertainments and Presents given them by Sheriffs, and the Exactions of their Servants, 3 July. Order for their Meeting, 14.
-, 1642, a Committee to prepare Order for their publishing at the Assizes, Votes concerning the Illegality of the Commission of Array, 19 July. Order reported; agreed to by Lords; Serjeant to send a special Messenger to deliver them; to be allowed for his Charges, 20.-Another Committee to examine their Proceedings in packing Graud Juries, 25 Aug.
-, of Peace, 1642, a Committee to consider of the King's displacing some and replacing others, 23 Aug.