Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 2, 1640-1643. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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-, Bill of. Vide Boene.
-, Bill concerning them and the Steelwiredrawers, read, 27 Apr. Committed, 1 May.
-, new Writ, 16 Apr.
-, Bill concerning them, Pluralities of Benefices and Farms taken by spiritual Men, read, 2 May.
-, County, Petition of Inhabitants read, and referred to the Committee for taking material Points of Grievances, 17 Apr.
-, Town, Petition of Inhabitants, 18 Apr.
-, Petition of Inhabitants, 18 Apr.
-, John, 1641, to pass beyond Sea, notwithstanding former Order of Restraint, 22 Feb.
-, 1642, Letter from thence concerning Horse levied thereabouts; Proceedings thereupon, 7 June. Vide Gerrard, Captain Edward, and Arrowsmyth.
-, Jo. 1642, Letter on his Behalf presented; further Consideration respited, 3 Oct.
-, Sir Rob. 1640, to sit till his Election is decided, 6 Jan.
-, 1642, to be summoned to attend the Service of House, 20 Aug.-To be desired to lend 1,000 l. 5 Jan.
-, Sir Gerrard, 1641. Vide Privileges.
-, 1642, to be summoned to attend the Service of House, 22 July.-12 Oct.-to be sent for as a Delinquent, 12 Nov.-To be desired to lend 500 l. 5 Jan.
-, Sir Christopher, 1642, to be summoned to attend the Service of House, 20 Aug.
-, Mr. 1642, to be summoned to attend, 26 Jan.
-, Bills of. Vide Booeve, Smyth, Geo. Fisher, Goubard, Fountaine, Marolois, Wright, Holstein, Spencer, Kirke, Bogan, Jacobson, Lawrance, Clerke, Blachford, Regaud, Richaut, Herbert, Philip Henry, Beauchamp, Valkenberg, Van, Gerbier, and Garry.
-, 1640, Time appointed for Persons having Bills of Naturalization to be sworn, 12 Dec.
-, Vide Supply-1641, a Committee to consider the Defects thereof, 19 Aug. To consider the whole State of it; Papers referred, 25. Report; Resolution thereupon, 26. Vide Supply.-Committee revived; to inquire why no more Money comes in, 3 Nov.-Order for their Meeting; Committees added; Committee to sit in London, 17 Jan. Petition referred, 20.-Committee to meet at Merchant Taylor's Hall, 2 Feb.-Ordinance for setting forth Four Ships for Eight Months Service, read, and agreed to, 18 Nov. Conference desired with Lords thereupon; agreed to; Managers appointed; Conference held, and reported-a Committee to view the Rates of the Victuals of the Navy-the Committee for the Navy to consider how the Kingdom may be better served, 19. -Precedents for taking up Merchant Ships for the King's Service, ordered, 29.-Petition of Owners of Merchant Ships, with Precedents, read; Report touching the Payment of them, 15 Dec.-A Committee to consider of the Number and Quality of Ships for a Summer Guard, 14 Jan. Committees added, 15.-Propositions of Merchants for setting forth Five, referred to another Committee; this Committee joined to the Committee for the Navy; Merchants thanked, 25. Report; Propositions accepted, 27. One of them to guard the Scots to Ireland, 28.-Another to take in Arms, &c. for Munster, 2 Feb. Further Report touching the Charges of setting forth Five Merchant Ships, Fifteen by the Trinity-house Men, and Fifteen of the Royal Navy; Committee impowered to agree with the Owners-to treat with the Treasury about the State of the Customs, 4. Order for employing the Ships for Eight Months, 8.-Report of Articles of Agreement for setting forth Three from Bristol, with their Names and Burdens, agreed to; Ordinance for Security of the Owners, agreed to; Lords Concurrence to be desired, 10, Signified, 24. Committee impowered to issue Money for the Service; House acquainted Nine of the King's Ships are ready, 16 Feb. Lord Admiral to be moved that they may be presently set to Sea, 21.-To be moved to expedite the King's Ships, to order Officers to take the Protestation, and send in a List of them, and to inform House who is to command under him; House recommends the employing a Ship now ready, and offered by Mr.Martin, 26.-Lists of Captains to be considered, 8 Mar. Considered; several approved; List of those disapproved to be sent to Lord Admiral, with Desire that he would supply their Places-Lord Admiral to be moved to appoint Earl of Warwick Commander under him, 10.-Order from Lords concerning the present setting forth Ships, agreed to, 2 Mar.-Ships for transporting the Queen to come to the Downes-the Committee to consider the King's Desire for the Prince Royal to be employed instead of Two other Ships, 7. Report; Resolutions thereupon-the Committee to consider what Number of small Vessels will be necessary, 14. Report; Resolutions thereupon, 15.
-, 1642, a Committee to provide Moneys for buying Two Frigates; Lord Admiral to be acquainted with the Order; Estimate of Eight Pinaces referred, 25 Mar.-Order for employing the Pinaces, and buying the Frigates, 4 Apr. Petitions referred, 5 & 11. Certificate concerning the Arrears of Assignments for naval Stores, referred, 28.-Order touching setting forth Ships mentioned in a List, agreed to by Lords, 6 May.-Order for Sitting of the Committee, 18.-State of the Navy to be reported, 24.-Reported, with the Customers Accounts; Order thereupon, 4 June.-Commissioners of the Navy to attend them, 11 July.-Order for victualling Ships upon the Irish Coast, agreed to by Lords, 15.-State of the Fleet at Sea to be considered, 16 & 18.-A Committee to consider how many Ships shall be called in, 23. Order for their Meeting, 26.-Impowered to adjourn from time to time; Instructions-Resolution for victualling the whole Fleet for Two Months longer, 5 Aug.-The Committee for the Navy to consider what Instructions are fit to be left with them during an Adjournment, 8. Their Report; Resolution about landing Goods belonging to certain Persons; Parties to attend them, 10. The Committee impowered to meet at any time on Business concerning the Navy and Customs; Committees added, 19.-Order for sending Cables to the Fleet, agreed to by Lords, 27.-Ordinance concerning regulating the Affairs of the Navy, read, and to be considered, 7 Sept. Considered, and agreed to; Lords Concurrence to be desired, 12. Desired; Messenger dismissed without Answer, 15.-Earl of Warwick's Letter, and a Report from the Committee concerning a Winter Guard; Report referred to the Committee for Defence of the Kingdom, 23. Resolution for allowing Twelve Ships-Two Captains to be removed, 27.-Order for a Winter Guard agreed to by Lords, 1 Oct.-for setting forth Ships by Letters of Mart, read, and agreed to, 18. Lords Concurrence signified, 19.-Order for a Summer's Fleet, 6 Dec. Agreed to by Lords, 8.-Conference desired concerning setting it forth; Heads read, and approved; Conference agreed to; Managers appointed; Conference held, 1 Feb.- Committee impowered to add Thirty Merchant Ships, 2.- Report; Resolution for continuing the Winter Guard, 2 Mar. -Ordinance for Encouragement of Mariners in the present Fleet, 7. Agreed to by Lords, 13.
-, F. 1642, Information of Words spoken by him, referred to the Committee for Informations, 26 Mar.
-, Sir Paul, 1642, to be sent for as a Delinquent, 25 Apr.
-, 1642, Order for raising Volunteers, 13 Jan.
-, 1640, Bill concerning them, read, 18 Dec.
-, Mr. 1641, to be summoned to appear to Answer a Charge against him, 11 Feb.
-, Peter and John, 1640, to be sent for by Warrant, 17 Mar.
-, Lieutenant, 1642, committed to London-house, 9 Jan.
-, Countess of, 1642, Lord Chief Justice to proceed against her according to Law, 8 Sept.
-, Lord Viscount, 1640, Petition referred to the Subcommittee for Irish Affairs, 12 Jan.-to Lord Montmorris's Committee, 5 Feb.-Report; Case to be transmitted to Lords, 19 Mar.
-, 1641, Declaration read, and to be ingrossed, 8 Sept. Ingrossed Declaration read, and sent to Lords; Report of Delivery, 9.-Lord Lieutenant of Ireland to be desired to remove him from his Command, 5 Feb.
-, 1641, his Son to be brought up in safe Custody, 20 Jan.
-, Mr. 1641, to be sent for by Serjeant to attend a Committee, 1 Mar.
-, Cornelius de, 1640. Vide Privileges.
-, Thomas, and William Downes, 1640, Petition referred to the Committee for the Customers, 18 Mar.
-, Mr. 1640. Vide Privileges.
-, 1642, Order touching the disposing of his Horses, 21 Nov.
-, Captain, 1642, Horse and Saddle stayed at Northampton, to be kept there till further Order, 3 June. Sheriff not to grant a Replevin, 24.
-, Mr. 1642, to be summoned to attend, 19 July.-Order for staying Moneys to be paid for Oxen belonging to him, 13 Sept.
-, alias Smyth, 1642, Order for seizing his Horse and Arms, 19 Oct.
-, Henry, 1642, committed to Lord Petre's House; his Estate to be sequestered, and seized, 3 Feb. Order touching securing it, and sending up fat Cattle and Hogs for the service of the Navy, 6.-touching sending Corn to Colchester, 10 Mar.
-, Nevill, 1642, committed to London House, 3 Feb.
-, Clem. 1642, committed to Lambeth House, 3 Feb.
-, Francis de, 1642, to be allowed 30l. out of the Collections at the Three next Fasts, 22 July.-Order revoked, 31 Aug.
-, Tho. 1642, to be recommended to Lord Lieutenant of Ireland to be a Captain, 7 May.
-, Mr. 1641, examined touching fixing a Proclamation upon a Post, proclaiming Earl of Essex, &c. Traitors; ordered into Custody; Examination referred to the Committee for Informations, 15 Aug.
-, upon Tyne, 1640, Paper concerning the Hostmen, read, and referred to the Committee for Monopolists-exempted from paying towards 100,000 l. raised for the Army, 16 Nov.-No new Writ to issue upon a Vacancy till the Petition touching former Elections be determined, 17 Dec. -Resolution touching it; Return to be amended, 30 Jan. -Sheriff to attend for that Purpose, and, upon Failure, Serjeant to go for him, 22 Feb. Order for sending Serjeant revoked, 23. Former Order renewed, 26.
-, 1641, Petition of Burgesses, &c. read, and avowed, 24 Apr.-Order touching the Payment of Arrears, and restoring Arms taken from thence, to be proposed to Lords at a free Conference, 11 Aug.-Speaker to write a Letter to Mayor to require suspected Persons to depart, and to have Arms in Readiness for Defence of the Town; a Committee to prepare it; Lord Keeper to be moved for a Commission to him to tender Oaths to suspected Persons, 16. Letter read, to be signed by Speaker, and sent, 17.-A Committee to consider the Proposition for sleighting the Works about the Town, 23. -Petition of Burgesses, 1 Dec.-A Committee to consider of guarding the Town, 3.-Earl of Northumberland nominated Lord Lieutenant, 11 Feb.-Lecturers of Allhallows and St. Nicolas appointed, 18.-Order for Payment of Money due from the Scots, 28.-Deputy Lieutenants approved; Lord Lieutenant to be desired to make no Deputation to the present Mayor, 17 Mar.-Some Course for securing the Town to be recommended to Lords at a Conference, 19.
-, 1642, Petition of Inhabitants referred to the Committee for scandalous Ministers, 25 Mar. Vide Wysherd.-Information concerning the Safety of the Town referred to the same Committee, 13 May.-Order for Ships to ride thereabouts, to prevent the Landing of Arms, &c. 1 June.-Petition of Burgesses read; nothing done thereupon; another presented, and referred to a Committee, 3. Order for their Meeting, 8. Petition of Ostmen referred, 9. Report to be made, 13 & 14.-Informations concerning the Town referred to a Committee, 20.-Another Committee to consider the whole Business, 27. To be considered by House, 28. Report; Resolutions thereupon; Conference to be desired with Lords; Managers appointed; Conference desired, agreed to, and held.-Information concerning Horse and Arms coming from thence referred to the Committee for Safety of the Kingdom, 5 July.-Order for searching Ships bound to that Port, to be dispersed, 23 Aug.-Order touching Ships for Defence thereof, 19 Sept.-A Committee to take Informations concerning disaffected Persons, 6 Oct.-Another to name Persons to put the Propositions and Instructions in Execution, 10. -Order for Indemnity of Persons who seized a Ship laden with Arms, &c. bound thither from Rotterdam, 12.-Lord General to be moved for Commissions to Gentlemen for raiseing Forces for Preservation of the Town, 17 Nov.-The Committee for Dispatches to consider of stopping Provisions and Ammunition sent thither, 18. Another Committee to prepare Order for that Purpose, 19.-Propositions of Mariners to keep Provisions from the King, referred to the Committee for the Navy, 5 Dec.-Order for seizing Ships from thence laden with Coals, 6 & 14 Feb. The Committee for the Navy to examine the Masters concerning the State of the Town, 14.-Order for staying Ships bound thither with Victual, and using it for the Army; a Committee to inventory the Goods, 18.-Examinations from thence concerning Arms shipped there, and stayed at Hull, referred to the Committee for Informations, 22.
-, Earl of, 1641, Lords to be moved to send for him, 20 Jan.
-, 1642, Information against him referred to a Committee, 5 Sept.-Order for paying Money due to him into the Chamber of London, 30 Oct.-Conference to be desired concerning sequestering his Estate, 16 Nov.-A Committee to consider of raising Forces to oppose the Popish Army under his Command, 15 Dec. List of his Popish Commanders ordered, 16.-Resolution to proceed against him as a Delinquent, 29. -For accusing him of High Treason; Impeachment ordered, 2 Feb.-Letter concerning the Defeat of a Party belonging to him, 20.
-, Mr. 1642, to be sent for as a Delinquent, 23 Aug. Examined, and committed to the Fleet; further Examination referred to the Committee for Informations, 29.-Order for his Discharge, 24 Dec.
-, Mr. of Dedham, 1642, desired to preach, 5 Oct.- Thanked, and to print his Sermon; Copy thereof to be presented to the Committee for Religion, 5 Nov.
-, Wm. 1642, committed to the Fleet, 29 July.-His Petition, and Order for his Discharge, 3 Aug.
-, 1640, Keeper to bring a Prisoner in his Custody to a Committee, 21 Nov.
-, 1641, to return a Prisoner in his Custody to the Fleet, 7 June.
-, 1641, Petition of Inhabitants against Mr. Blaney; Order thereupon, 16 June. Vide Blaney.
-, Mr. 1641, his Examination referred to the Committee for considering King's Answer to Scots Third Proposition; sent to Lords, with Desire they would impower their Committee to consider of it; Answer thereto, 28 Jan.
-, Mr. 1642, to be sent for as a Delinquent, 30 Sept. His Petition, and Order for his Discharge, 24 Nov.
-, John, Clerk of Radwell, 1642, to be sent for as a Delinquent, 29 Oct.
-, Wm. 1642, to be sent to Lord General, 17 Nov.
-, 1640, Petition of Inhabitants read, and referred to the Committee of Privileges, 26 Nov.
-, 1642, Order for sending down Powder; Mayor to be thanked for his Care of the Safety of the Town, 13 Aug.
-, 1641, Bill from Lords for making it a distinct Parish from Carisbrooke, 10 May. Read, 12. Committed, 24. -Order for Meeting of the Committee, 11 June.-15 July.
-, Mr. 1642, to attend the Service of House, 6 Aug.
-, Lord, 1642, Letter from the Committees at Coventry touching the staying him; Order for keeping him in safe Custody; Committees to be thanked, 14 Mar.
-, and Gray, Messengers of the King's Chamber, 1640, to be forthwith sent for about the Commitment and Discharge of divers Priests and Jesuits; severally examined, 11 Nov. Vide Windebank, Secretary.
-, 1642, Newton committed to the Gatehouse for abusing a foreign Minister; to make Submission, and ask Pardon, 14 Apr. To be taken into Serjeant's Custody, and turned over to the Gatehouse, 18. Order for his Discharge, and making Submission to the Ambassador, 23.-To stand committed, unless he make Submission within a Time limited, 17 May.
-, Will. 1641, Petition referred to a Committee, 10 Mar.
-, 1641, new Writ, 4 Feb.
-, 1642, previous Question for new Writ, Neg. 2 Mar.
-, Secretary, 1642, his Letter to Sir John Sackville read, 17 Aug.-Another to the Resident of Holland read, and to be printed; Member to make some Observations thereon, 17 Sept.-Letter to be sent to him to move the King for passing the Treaty, 19.-His Letter communicated by Lords, 12 Oct.-Conference desired by them concerning a Letter from him, agreed to; Reporters appointed; Conference held, and reported; Letter read; Resolutions thereupon; Letter referred to the Committee for Defence of the Kingdom, 5 Nov. -His Letter to Arth. Ashton intercepted, and read, 10 Dec.-His Servant to be sent for in safe Custody; Examination referred to the Committee for Examinations, 16 Jan. -His Letter to Mr. Browne in Figures, 13 Mar.-Other Letters, with printed Pamphlets inclosed, read; a Committee to peruse, and order them to be printed, 14.
-, St. Olaves, 1642, Ordinance for supplying the Cure, and sequestering the Profits thereof, read, and agreed to, 16 Feb.
-, Captain Daniel, 1642, Members to consider of Arrears due to him, 5 July.
-, John, 1642, Order for his Release, 26 July.
-, Mr. 1642, to be injoined to attend the Service of House, 22 Sept.
-, Mr. 1641. Vide Privileges.
-, James, 1641, Petition against Mr. Flich; Order for his Attendance, 25 Feb. Vide Flich.
-, Edw. 1640. Vide Privileges.
-, Wm. 1642, to pass beyond Sea, notwithstanding former Order of Restraint, 22 Feb.
-, Dr. 1642, Report from the Committee for Informations concerning him, his Father, and Brother; Order for their Commitment; a Committee to prepare a Charge against them, 26 Sept.-Their Petition; Question for their Discharge, Neg. 6 Dec. Petition of Father read, 19.-Another read, and Order for his Discharge, 4 Jan.-Dr. to be bailed, 5.
-, Wm. 1642, to be summoned to attend in safe Custody; the Committee for Examinations to examine him, 11 Nov. Report; Order for his Discharge, 25.
-, Tho. 1642, to be removed to Warwick, and kept close Prisoner till his Removal, 13 Mar.
-, Mr. 1642, to be sent for as a Delinquent, 12 Jan.
-, Mr. 1642, to be brought up in safe Custody, 17 Dec.
-, Henry, 1642, committed to Lord Petre's House, 3 Mar.
-, Mr. 1641, the Committee for Irish Affairs to assign him a Day for producing Witnesses, 12 July.-Chairman to grant him Warrants for that Purpose, 11 Aug.-Another Committee to examine him, and, if they find Cause, commit him to Serjeant's Custody, 16 Mar.
-, Vide Pluralities.
-, Humphrey, 1641. Vide Privileges.
-, 1640, Petition of Inhabitants to be read; re-delivered to Persons that preferred it, 9 Nov.
-, 1641, Earl of Warwick nominated Lord Lieutenant, 11 Feb.-Petition of Seamen; Speaker's Answer to Persons who brought it, 12.-Petition of Gentlemen; Speaker's Answer to Persons who preferred it, 4 Mar.-Deputy Lieutenants approved; others to be recommended, 17. Lords to be acquainted therewith, 22.
-, 1642, Order about Delivery of Twenty Barrels of Powder for the County-for Return of Money received upon the Contributions, 15 Apr.-Lords to be desired that Captains may nominate their inferior Officers, and Deputy Lieutenants dispose of the Magazine; their Concurrence signified, 27 May.-To be desired that the Ordinance for the Militia may be put in Execution; Messenger dismissed without Answer, 1 July.-Order for staying Proclamations in the Hands of the Post, 21.-A Committee to consider what is fit to be done for the Peace of the County, 25.-Order for Deputy Lieutenants to put the Militia in Execution, 26. Agreed to by Lords, 30.-Instructions agreed to by them, 1 Aug.-A Committee to prepare Order for setting Watches at the Bridges between Norfolk and Suffolk, 17.-Deputy Lieutenants to hasten the Propositions for Horse, &c. 2 Sept. -Impowered, in Lieutenant's Absence, to constitute Captains of the Militia and Volunteers, 24.-Power extended to making Colonels-Order touching employing Horses not reduced under Command, 10 Oct.-For sending up Money brought in upon the Propositions, 12 & 13.-Propositions concerning the Safety of the Kingdom referred to a Committee, 1 Dec. Order for raising 20,000 Horse, 7. Agreed to by Lords, 8.-Deputy Lieutenants nominated.-Licence to be granted for Conveyance of 100 Dragoons, 15.-Petition of Inhabitants; a Member to return Answer, 17 Jan.-Order for apprehending Persons refusing to contribute to the Propositions, or to associate themselves, 24.-For sending Books for the weekly Assessment, 7 Mar.
-, Mr. 1642, to be summoned to attend, 6 Oct. Examined, 17.
-, Tobias, 1642, to have Warrant to transport Match to Ireland, 7 Oct.-Order for paying him out of the Contribution-money for Cloth he distributed among the poor English in Ireland, 14.
-, Francis and Tho. 1642, to be sent for as Delinquents, 7 Jan.
-, Sir Dudley, to have Warrant to convey Arms into Cambridgeshire, 6 July.
-, 1642, Order for supplying the Cure, and sequestering the Profits thereof, 13 Mar.
-, County, 1641, Lord Spencer nominated Lord Lieutenant, 11 Feb.-Sheriff to be sent for as a Delinquent, 16 Mar. Vide Privileges.-Deputy Lieutenants approved; others to be recommended, 17.
-, 1642, others approved, 26 May.-8 June.-22 Sept.-Order for paying to the Treasurers Moneys collected upon the Act of Contributions, 20 May.-Petition of Inhabitants to be read, 3 June.-Members to go down and fee the Militia put in Execution; Instructions to be prepared, 8.-Information of the ready Obedience of the County to the Ordinance, 20.-Earl of Peterborough nominated Lord Lieutenant, 2 Aug. Deputies continued, 3.-Order about Re-payment of Money advanced for Defence of the Kingdom, 8.-Instructions to Committees, agreed to by Lords; Order for their going down.-Letter from Ashby read, 9.-Ordinance for appointing Treasurers for the Subscriptions, 18.-Additional Committees, 7 Sept.-Examinations concerning Prisoners from thence referred to the Committee for Lord Keeper's Letter, 12.-A Committee to prepare Order for seizing the Arms and Persons of such as refuse to shew their Arms, 6 Oct. Order for that Purpose agreed to by Lords, 7.-Committees to receive Persons voluntarily coming in to their Assistance, 29 Dec.-A Committee to prepare Order for assessing that and other adjacent Counties, 31.-Order agreed to by Lords, and to be printed, 16 Jan.
-, Town, 1642, Letter from Mayor read; Order for his staying in the Town, 8 July. Agreed to by Lords, 11.- Commissaries appointed for taking Subscriptions for Horses, &c. 18 Aug.-Letter to be sent concerning an Advantage gained over the King's Troops, 30.-Letter from the Committee, with Sir Jo. Byron's Letter inclosed; a Committee to prepare Declaration to be printed with it, 7 Sept.-Other Letters concerning the riotous Demeanor of the Soldiers read; Orders thereupon, 7 & 8-Prisoners from thence to be disposed of according to Speaker's Appointment, 8 Nov.
-, Earl of, 1642, Letter from him and other Lords who have withdrawn themselves from the Parliament, communicated by Lords; previous and main Questions that their Departure is a Contempt of both Houses, and that they are justly suspected to promote a War against the Parliament, severally Affirmative; a Committee to prepare Impeachment against them; One Head of a Conference to be desired with Lords agreed to; Managers appointed, 11 June. Report; Resolutions thereupon; Lords Vote concerning the Letter agreed to; Impeachment sent to Lords, 14. Messenger thanked for his worthy Performance thereof; to present what he delivered in Writing, 15. Written Impeachment sent up, 16.-Message to be sent to Lords, to desire them to proceed to Judgment, 25. Sent; their Answer, 28.-Letter concerning a Proclamation brought by him to Coventry, and a Commission of Array granted him, read, and sent to Lords, with Desire for an Order to attach him, 27.-House informed of his Intention to put the Commission in Execution in Warwickshire; Lords to be desired to issue Warrant for apprehending him, 9 July.- His Letter, &c. 11.-Message from Lords, acquainting House they are ready to give Judgment; Judgment demanded, 20. -Satisfaction to be made out of his Estate for Damage done by his Troops to a Carrier; a Committee to consider of a proper Method for it, 25.-Lords to be moved for a Proclamation for his Appearance at a certain Day, 30.-A Committee to consider of his Impeachment, 5 Sept.-Tenants not to pay him any Rent, 30.
-, Sir Jo. 1642, to be excused sending Horses he has underwritten for, 8 Aug.
-, Wm. 1642, Petition read, and referred to Mr. Mad. dox's Committee, 18 Aug.
-, Counties, 1642. Vide Supply.-Declaration for suppressing Papists and other Malignants associated against the King and Parliament, 17 Nov. Agreed to by Lords, 18.- Receiver of the Contribution-money appointed; Lords Concurrence signified, 24.-Order for setting forth Ships for Defence thereof, read, 26. Agreed to by Lords, 29.- Member to prepare a Declaration to satisfy Tenants by Right, that the House never intended any thing to their Prejudice, 3 Dec.-Order touching their raising Men, Arms, &c. and repairing to Lord Fairfax, 5.-Letter concerning the State thereof; Resolutions thereupon, agreed to by Lords, with Amendments; Amendments agreed to-a Committee to consider of raising Moneys, and 100 Dragoons, for the Occasions thereof, 16.-Another Committee to prepare Ordinance for raising Forces in several Counties for that Service, and of preparing Arms for them-Lord General to be desired to appoint a fit Person to take care of raising them-Order for Counties to provide a Month's Pay for them, 17.-Relation concerning them referred to the Committee for Dispatches, 22.
-, James, 1641. Vide Privileges.
-, 1640, Petition of Inhabitants, with a Schedule of Grievances annexed, read, and debated, 10 Nov.-Exempted from paying towards 100,000 l. voted for the Army, 16.-Another Petition referred to the Committee for preaching Ministers, 19 Dec.
-, 1641, Order for Payment of Billet-money due to the Inhabitants-a Committee to perfect the Accounts, 19 June. Scots agree to pay it out of Moneys to be paid them- Members for the County to nominate Commissioners; List approved, 25-Order touching Payment of Arrears due from the Scots, besides Sums acknowledged by the Commissioners, to be proposed to Lords at a Conference, 11 Aug.-New Writ, 9 Dec.-Under-sheriff to attend, 20. Called in, 21. -Sheriff to take care of conveying Money through the County for the Scots, 28 Jan.-Earl of Northumberland nominated Lord Lieutenant, 11 Feb.-Order for Payment of Money due from the Scots, 28.-Deputy Lieutenants approved; others to be recommended, 17 Mar.
-, 1642, Petition of Inhabitants referred to the Committee for scandalous Ministers, 25 Mar.-Letters intimating there was a Petition walking there, which might be of bad Consequence; Parties to be summoned to attend; Order for hastening up Witnesses, 29.-A Petition read; Copy of another to Lords read, and approved; Speaker's Answer to Persons who preferred it; Petition referred to a Committee, 28 May.-Commissioners for preserving the Peace of the County to be recommended to Lord General, 7 Sept.-A Committee to present Names of Persons to put the Propositions and Instructions in Execution, 8 Oct.-Order for sending up Moneys brought in upon the Propositions, 10.-Lord General to be moved for a Commission to Gentlemen for Preservation of the County, 17 Nov.
-, Earl of, 1642. Vide Plot.-Order for Payment of his Loan, 9 Jan.
-, 1642, Bill from Lords for constituting him. Lord High Admiral, 3 Jan.
-, Mr. 1640, Examined touching an Attempt of the Fellows of Peterhouse to seduce his Son to Popery; Business referred to the Committee for Mr. Smart's Petition, 24 Nov.
-, Luke, 1642. Vide Privileges.
-, Simon, 1642, committed to the Fleet, 10 Sept.- His Petition, 4 Oct.
-, 1640, Election and double Return; Report; Resolution thereupon, 7 Nov.-Petition of Inhabitants referred to the Committee for Defence of the Kingdom, 13.-Another referred to the Bishop of Ely's Committee, 23 Dec.
-, 1641, Earl of Warwick nominated Lord Lieutenant, 11 Feb.-Petition of Inhabitants of St. Peter's, touching their Minister being inhibited to preach, read; Declaration and Resolutions thereupon-Deputy Lieutenants approved, 17 Mar.
-, 1642, Order for Delivery of Powder to them, and touching the Disposal of the Magazine, 1 Aug. A Committee to prepare Order for preserving it, 3. Order read, and agreed to; Lords Concurrence signified, 5.-Order for sending up Money, &c. brought in upon the Propositions, 10 Oct.-for providing Musquets, &c. for the Use of the Town, 7 Nov.-Captains of Volunteers appointed-Order for sending down Eight Pieces of Ordnance; severally agreed to by Lords, 29.- Lecturer continued in St. Michael Cosney, 1 Dec.-Deputy Lieutenants nominated, 10.-Order for disarming and securing Non-contributors to the Propositions, and for releasing those imprisoned upon their contributing, 19.-Ordinance for certain Persons to enter into Christ-church, and the Liberties thereof, read, and agreed to, 31 Jan.-Informations from thence concerning the Misdemeanors of the Mayor, &c. referred to a Committee, 16 Feb.
-, Bishop of. Vide Mountague.
-, County, 1641, Petition of Inhabitants read, avowed, and referred to the Committee for the Ministers Remonstrance, 21 Apr. Vide Church Government.-Earl of Clare nominated Lord Lieutenant, 11 Feb.-Petition of Inhabitants read, and avowed; Speaker's Answer to Persons who preferred it, 28.-Deputy Lieutenants approved, 18 Mar.
-, 1642, Order about paying Money raised for the Trained Bands, 28 June.-Deputy Lieutenant approved, 1 July. -Sheriff to receive Prisoners from the Sheriff of York, 18.- A Committee to consider of a Method for transporting Fullers Earth thither, 23.-Information of Warrants for raising Men, referred to the Committee for Defence of the Kingdom, 30. -Treasurers for the Subscriptions, and Commissaries for valuing Horses, appointed, 29 Aug.-Petition referred to the Committee for Poll-money, 1 Nov.-Order for advanceing Money for providing Arms, and setting forth Officers, 22 Dec.-The Committee impowered to make a Sub-committee for Secrecy and Expedition-intercepted Letter from the King to the Earl of Newcastle, sent up by them sealed; Order for opening it-for re-sealing that and other Letters, and delivering them to Speaker, 24 Jan.
-, Town, 1642, Petition of Mayor, &c. Order thereupon; Lords to be desired to join therein; Speaker's Answer to Persons who presented it-Captains of Horse and Foot appointed-Lords to be desired to join in Order for removing the Magazine from Newark thither, 30 June.-Letter from thence read; Order thereupon, 8 Aug.-Order for paying Subscriptions, 4 Feb.-Member to prepare Ordinance for enabling the Committees to seize Malignants Estates, 10. Agreed to by Lords, with an Amendment; Amendment agreed to, 13.-A Committee to prepare and send Letter to Lord Lieutenant and Deputies, to send what Forces they can spare to Lord Fairfax, 9 Mar.
-, Earl of, 1642, Message from Lords, recommending the Consideration of his Petition to them, about his Estate and the Support of his Occasions; Petition read; Answer thereto, 31 Jan.
-, Mr. 1640, a Committee to inquire about his Books received by Mr. Attorney, 5 Dec.
-, Wm. 1642, to pay his Share of the Aqueduct-money received from the King, and be discharged of Security given upon that Account, 24 May.
-, Sir Jo. 1640, to attend the Committee for Grievances, 21 Nov.
-, 1641, Order for Repayment of Money advanced by him, 8 Sept.-13 Dec.
-, 1642, Cochineal in his Hands not to be transported; a Committee to inquire into Passages concerning it, and consider of borrowing Moneys thereupon, 17 Dec. Report; Resolutions for selling it, 22. Previous and main Question for revoking Order, severally Affirmative; Members to treat with Claimants, and draw Order upon their Answer, 29.- From thereof 2 Jan.
-, Geo. &c. 1641, Petition referred to the Committee for Poll-money; Order for Stay of Suit, 14 Feb.
-, Mrs. 1642, to have Warrant to transport herself, Servants, &c. into France, 14 Apr.