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 Martis, 2 Augusti, 1642.
Prisoners in the Fleete.
Lieut. of Northampton.
Resolved, That this House doth nominate and approve the Earl of Peterborough to be Lieutenant of the County of Northampton, in the Place of the Lord Spencer, formerly nominated Lieutenant of that County.
Money for Ireland.
Resolved, That Mr. Marten do write a Letter, to declare, That it is not the Intention of the House, that the Captains and other Officers shall not be paid; but that there is a greater Sum of Money forthwith to be sent over, out of which they are to be satisfied.
Money for Ireland.
Resolved, upon the Question, That the Treasurers appointed to receive the Monies that come in upon the Acts of Subscription for Ireland, do forthwith advance to Mr. Loftus, Deputy Treasurer at Wars for Ireland, Twenty-seven thousand Pounds, to make up the Fifty thousand Pounds formerly ordered to be sent, out of the Monies that come in upon the Loan of the Hundred thousand Pounds lent by the particular Companies of London, to be immediately sent over into Ireland, for the Pay of the Soldiers there.
Resolved, That Five thousand Pounds more shall be paid unto Mr. Loftus, Deputy Treasurer at Wars for Ireland, to be disposed of upon the Lord Lieutenant's Warrants, for incident Charges, out of the first Monies that shall come in upon the Loan of the Hundred thousand Pounds lent by the Particular Companies of the City of London.
Loan from the City.
Ordered, That the Master and Wardens of the Company of Clothworkers be summoned to attend here To-morrow Morning, to give an Account why the Monies allotted upon their Company, for their Proportion of the Hundred thousand Pounds promised to be lent by the particular Companies of London, are not yet brought in.
Trial of Ld. Mayor.
The Lords have commanded us to return you this Declaration, which they have agreed unto, with these Alterations and Additions: They likewise let you know, that they are now ready to proceed in the Trial against the Lord Mayor.
Allowance to Lord Loftus.
Resolved, upon the Question, That Two hundred Pounds shall be allowed to the Lord Loftus, late Lord Chancellor of Ireland, out of the Contribution Money; and that the Treasurers be appointed to pay the same accordingly.
Leave to go to France.
Instructions to Skinner.
English Protestants in Ireland.
The humble Petition of certain distressed English Protestants in Ireland, read; and ordered to be referred to the special Care of the Committee for the Contribution Money; to consider of their Relief.
Proceedings at Kent Assizes.
Sir Hen. Heyman, Sir Hen. Vane, and Sir Edw. Partriche, made Report of the Proceedings of the Committee at Kent Assizes; and of the Carriage of Judge Mallett, and divers of the Justices of Peace there.
Ordered, That the whole Business concerning the Proceedings at the last Assizes in Kent, by the Committee of this House; and the Carriage of Judge Mallett, and divers others; be referred to the Consideration of the Committee for the Defence of the Kingdom.
Sir G. Strode, &c.
Serj. Hide to attend.
Person sent for.
Resolved, &c. That Mr. Constantine do bring in an Order for the Indemnity of the Mayor of Dorchester, and the Townsmen there, concerning their Mustering and Training the People for the Defence of that Place, and to encourage them for the future.