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 Jovis, 27 Octobris, 1642.
A LETTER from the Committee at the Army, relating the Passages of the late Battle between the King's Forces and the Forces raised by the Parliament, was this Day read; and ordered to be presently printed.
Committees to Hants, &c.
Ordered, That Sir Tho. Jervoise and Mr. Wallop do forthwith repair unto Hantshire, for the Service of the Parliament.
Sir F. Knollis is likewise appointed to go into Berkshire.
Letter from Chambers.
A Letter from one Daniel Chambers to one Mr. Wm. Courtney, concerning some Composition and Allowance to be made some certain People in the North to the great Cause, was read.
Mr. Glyn, Mr. Browne, Mr. Prideaux, Sir Wm. Armyn, * Rigby, * Bamfield, Mr. Oldworth, Mr. White, are presently to retire, to examine Mr. Dormer, and the whole Business concerning Chambers and Courtney; and to prepare the Examinations into a Declaration; and to take Order with the Posts, that both his Declaration, and the Letter that came this Morning, relating the Passages of the Fight * * * *
Relief of Coleraine.
Ordered, That the Lord Mayor of London be desired to call unto him the several Churchwardens; and to take an Account of the several Collections within the several Parishes, for the Relief of Coleraine; and to receive the Monies; and to issue them in Commodities, or other Supplies, for the Relief of that Province, in such Manner as shall be directed from both or either House.
The humble Petition * * * *.
Proceedings concerning Tiringham.
Ordered, That Mr. Tiringham do forthwith pay unto Mr. Wm. Edwards, who was wounded in Apprehending of him, Ten Pounds, towards Payment of the Cure of the said Edwards: And that the Under Sheriff of the County of Herts do sell the Horses he has in his Hand, of the said Mr. Tirringham's; and with the Monies pay for the Four Horses killed in the Pursuance and Apprehending of him; And that Mr. Tirringham do remain in the Serjeant's Custody, where he is.
Persons sent for.
Resolved, upon the Question, That Robert Gerling and Wm. Wise, of Lincolnshire, be forthwith sent for, as Delinquents, in that the said Wise, being committed to the Custody of Robert Gerling, with Order to be brought to the Parliament, to answer a Mutiny he raised in Sutton Marsh; and other great Misdemeanors by him committed.
Member to be summoned.
Ordered, That Sir Sydney Mountague be summoned forthwith to attend the Service of the House.
Committee to Cambridge.
Ordered, That Sir Dudley North and Sir Jo. Cutts do forthwith repair into the County of Cambridge, to advance the Service upon the Propositions in that County, and other the Services of the Commonwealth.
Leave to buy Powder.
Ordered, That Mr. Ralph Asheton have Liberty to buy Three Barrels of Powder, and Match proportionable, at the usual Rates; and to send them down to Middleton, for Service of the King and Parliament.
Person sent for.
Resolved, upon the Question, That Dr. Andrewes, of Godlyman in the County of Surrey, be forthwith sent for, as a Delinquent; for slighting a Letter from the Committee, concerning Contributions; and refusing absolutely to contribute.
Dep. Lieut. of Kent.
Resolved, That this House doth nominate and approve of Sir Rich. Hardes, Mr. Blessenden, and Mr. Edw. Boyse, of Betts Hanger, to be Deputy Lieutenants of the County of Kent.
The Lords Concurrence to be desired herein.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir Ro. Riche and Mr. Page;
The Lords have taken Notice, from the Lord Say, that when there was a Commission for the King's Revenue: That he had disbursed Seven hundred Pounds for the King's Children, which was not yet reimbursed.
That the Lords had agreed to ... Order for the Payment of Eight hundred Pounds, for this Present Month October, and so from Month to Month; They recommend it to this House, how the Lord Say may be reimbursed this Seven hundred Pounds, either out of those Assignments, or otherwise.
Ordered, That the Seven hundred Eighty-odd Pounds, disbursed by the Lord Say, for the Maintenance of the King's Children, shall be reimbursed unto him out of the King's Revenues, arising from the Court of Wards.
Answer returned by the same Messengers: That this House has considered their Lordships Message, and will send Answer by Messengers of their own.
Sheriff of Surrey.
Resolved, That the High Sheriff of the County of Surrey be forthwith discharged, upon his undertaking to give a satisfactory Answer to the Committee for the Propositions.
Ordered, That Sir Jo. Cresham, Mr. Hoskins, Mr. Angell, Mr. Edward Bish, Mr. Edm. Sanders, and Lord Mounson, be added to the Committee for the Propositions in the County of Surrey.
Bailing Denton, &c.
Resolved, That Sir Alexander Denton, Sir Robert Banastre, and Mr. Stafford, be forthwith bailed: And that Mr. West do take Order, that such Witnesses as he can produce, to make good the Information against Sir Alexander Denton and the rest, according to his Letter, may be examined by the Committee in the County of Bucks; and their Examinations sent up to the House.
Ordered, That Mr. Antony Fane shall have Liberty to transport and remove his Goods out of Surrey into Kent, without any Lett or Interruption.
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Committee to Common Hall.
The Lords have appointed Ten of their House, and desire this House would appoint a proportionable Number, to go this Afternoon to a Common Hall; to acquaint them with some Passages of the late Fight, at Four of Clock.
* Pym, Lord Ruthen, Lord Wenman, Mr. Wm. Asherst, * Rudyard, * White, * Onslow, * Fitzwilliams, * Ireby, * Buller, * Strickland, * Owfield, * Yelverton, * Fines, * Wentworth, * Cheeke, * Goodwyn, * Wheeler, * Palmes, * Ludlow, are appointed to meet with a proportionable Number of the Lords; to go this Afternoon at Four of Clock, to a Common Hall in London, to acquaint them with some Passages of the late Fight between his Majesty's Army and the Forces raised by the Parliament.
Answer returned by the same Messengers; That this House has considered their Lordships Message; and have appointed a proportionable Number to meet at a Common Hall, as is desired.
Letter to Ld. General.
The Draught of a Letter to be sent to the Lord General was this Day read; and, by Vote upon the Question, assented unto; and ordered to be signed by Mr. Speaker; and to be sent to the Lords, for their Concurrence; and to be signed by their Speaker.