Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 3, 1643-1644. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Die Veneris, 14 Julii, 1643.
THE Declaration of all the Proceedings and Growth of the Rebellion in Ireland, and the Design of it, was this Day read; and, by Vote upon the Question, assented unto; and ordered to be printed; and the Care of printing of it referred to Mr. Reynolds.
Money for Army.
A Letter from my Lord Fairfaxe of the Fifth of July, from Hull, was this Day read.
Ordered, That all the Monies, Plate (and Goods, (fn. 1) ) seized at Hull, which were formerly in the Custody of Sir Jo. Hotham, or Captain Hotham, or any other for their Use, except such as shall appear, upon Examination before the Committee, to belong to other Persons, Members of this House, and except the Fifteen hundred Pounds assigned for the Garison and Captain Mowyer, shall be forthwith delivered unto my Lord Fairfaxe, upon Account, for the Pay of the Forces under his Command.
Resolved, &c. That Mr. Cambell, a Member of this House, who promised to lend Five hundred Pounds to the Commonwealth, shall pay in the said Five hundred Pounds, by Monday next, at farthest; to be employed for the Service of my Lord Fairfaxe.
Resolved, &c. That the weekly Assessments, shall be continued upon the several Counties for two Months longer, accounting Eight-and-twenty Days to the Month; to begin from the First of August next.
Ordered, That Mr. Niclas do bring in an Ordinance to that Purpose To-morrow Morning.
Trial of Lady D'Aubigny, &c.
Resolved, &c. That the Lady D'Aubigny shall be proceeded against, and brought to Trial, upon the Evidence that is against her.
Resolved, &c. That Mr. Godshall shall be proceeded against, and brought to Trial, upon the Evidence that is against him.
The Question, for the Trying Mr. Hally, being put; It passed, and was resolved, negatively.
Proceedings against Waller.
The Question was propounded, for disabling Mr. Waller to sit as a Member of this House;
And then the Question was put, whether this Question should be now put;
It was resolved affirmatively.
Resolved, &c. That Mr. Edm. Waller shall be forthwith disabled for ever sitting or serving as a Member in this House.
Ordered, That this Debate concerning the Trial of Mr. Waller, and the Manner of his Trial, shall be resumed, and taken into Consideration, on Tuesday next.
Ordered, That Captain Alured, and Mr. Hoyle, do go to the Persons appointed to make Sale of the Wines, either upon the Sequestrations, or the Twentieth Part; and require them, from this House, to keep the Proceed of the Sale of those Wines in their Hands, until the House take further Order; and not to pay it in to Guildhall, London, or any-where else, till the House take further Order.
Letter to Lord Fairfaxe.
Ordered, That Sir Wm. Strickland, and Mr. Darley, do prepare a Letter to be sent to my Lord Fairfaxe, to encourage him to proceed and go on, in the great Employment he hath undertaken; and to assure him, this House will not desert him.
Person to attend.
Ordered, That Mr. * do attend the House To-morrow Morning, at the First Sitting thereof; to give an Account of his going to Oxon.
Ordered, That the Ordinance concerning Newcastle be the first Business To-morrow Morning, peremptorily.
Ordered, That the Petition of Sam. Houghton of Ballenderry, in the Kingdom of Ireland, shall be referred to the Committee for Irish Affairs; for Relief of the Petitioner.