Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 2, 1640-1643. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Die Sabbati, 14 Maii, 1642.
Hull Magazine, &c.
A LETTER from the Committee at Hull, of the Tenth of May, concerning their Care for shipping and conveying away the Magazine there; and likewise the Copy of a Warrant inclosed, for the Summoning of the Gentry and Freeholders of the County of Yorke, was read: And
Successes in Ireland.
Two Letters; One from the Earl of Ormond, of the Fifth of May; another from Sir Jo. Temple, of the same Date; concerning some good Successes it pleased God to give his Majesty's Forces; were this Day read; and ordered to be printed.
Provisions for Ireland.
Mr. Vassall, Mr. Spurstoe, Mr. Roll, Mr. Venn, Mr. Matthewes, Ald. Soames, Mr. Bond, Mr. Greene, Ald. Penington, Sir Walt. Erle, Mr. Beding feild, Mr. Bents, Mr. Cage, Mr. Ashe, Mr. Blakeston, Sir Rob. Craine, Mr. Morley, Mr. Cromwell, Sir Ric. Cave, Sir Wm. Waller.
This Committee is to consider of the Propositions of certain Merchants, or of any Persons, concerning the Supplying of Ireland with necessary Provisions; and to report the same to the House: And they are to take care, that the Corn in his Majesty's Dominions, may be taken off the People's Hands and employed for Ireland: And are to meet this Afternoon, at Two .. Clock, in the Starchamber: And so from time to time when and where they please.
Declaration concerning Ireland.
The Declaration at large, according to an Order of Yesterday, was this Day brought in, and read; and, by Vote, upon the Question, assented; and ordered, that it be carried up to the Lords; and their Consent desired unto it.
Resolved, upon the Question, That the Warrant under Mr. Secretary Nicholas his Hand, for the Printing the Proclamations for proclaiming the Rebels in Ireland Traitors, shall be printed at the End of this Declaration.
Members not to go out.
Peers made hereafter not to sit.
Message to Lords.
Mr. Pierrepointe is appointed to go to the Lords, to desire them, that the Committee of their House concerning the Depositions, and the Committee for preparing an Answer to his Majesty's last Messages * * * *
"The House hath read both your Petitions: in That to this House they find many judicious Expressions of Affection to his Majesty, to the Kingdom, this House, and the Commonwealth. They very well approve of the Petition to the Lords; and perceive you to be Men of that Discretion, that for the Delivery of it, they leave it unto you."
Grant to the Speaker.
Ordered, That it be referred to Sir Ro. Pye and Mr. Green, to take some Course speedily to pay the Two thousand Pounds, the First Proportion of the Monies allotted unto Mr. Speaker: And that an Acquittance under Mr. Speaker's Hand, shall be a sufficient Discharge unto them.
Warrant to Killigrew.
Answer from Lords.
Mr. Pierrepointe brings Answer, That the Lords agree, that the Committees concerning the Depositions, and that is appointed to prepare an Answer to his Majesty's last Messages, do meet this Afternoon, at Two of Clock.
Ordered, That Jo. Kellett, of Boston, who was summoned to appear here, upon Complaint of a Riot committed by him in Lincolnshire, be for the present dismissed from any farther Attendance; Sir Anthony Ireby undertaking, that he shall appear when he shall be required upon a new Summons.
Assembly of Divines.
Ordered, That the Committee concerning the Calling the Assembly of Divines do meet this Afternoon, at Two of Clock, in the House: And that the Members of the House do present the Names of the Divines approved of, with their Christian Names, and Additions, to that Committee.