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 Sabbati, 5 Augusti, 1643.
Upon some Report of great Misdemeanours and Insolencies daily committed by a Troop of Horse, lying at Greenwich, under the Command of Colonel Marten; Colonel Marten was ordered to send his Warrant, to enjoin his Troop to come hither to this Town, to be employed upon Service.
Scotch Church Assembly.
Divers Divines of the Assembly, being at the Door, were called in; and presented a Letter, according to an Order of this House of the Third of August, to be sent to the general Assembly of the Church of Scotland, upon the Occasion of a Declaration of the Commissioners of the Church of Scotland, sent to both Houses.
Mr. Bence, Mr. Holland, Mr. Vassall, Mr. Ashherst, Sir Rob. Harley, Mr. Recorder, Mr. Bond, are appointed to go to Sir Jo. Conyers, to desire him, that he will this Day put the Tower into the Possession of the Lord Mayor and Sheriffs; in regard that some Inconveniencies may happen at this Time of his busy Employment, in settling his Affairs upon his Journey.
Payment to Conyers.
And it is further Ordered, That the Treasurers of the Sequestration Monies at Campden House do forthwith pay in Three hundred Pounds to the Treasurers at Guildhall, to be by them paid over to Sir Jo. Conyers, in part of the Monies due unto him; assuring the said Treasurers, that they shall be repaid this Three hundred Pounds out of the King's Revenue.
Conference with Lords.
Sir Jo. Evelyn is appointed to go to Sir Ben. Rudyerd; requiring him, to desire the Lords they would be pleased to sit awhile after the Conference ended: in regard this House shall have Occasion to come unto them, upon some urgent and pressing Affairs.
Assembly of Divines.
Answer returned by the same Messengers, that this House has considered their Lordships Message; and do agree, that Mr. Francis Woodcock be admitted one of the Assembly of Divines, in the stead of Mr. Moreton.
Answer from Lords.
Sir Ben. Rudyard brings Answer, that the Lords are ready for a Conference, as they Yesterday desired, and as this House agreed unto them, presently, in the Painted Chamber. As to the Answer to the Propositions from Scotland, they will send Answer by Messengers of their own: And will sit awhile after the Conference, as is desired.-
Transactions with Scotland.
Claims on France.
Upon the humble Petition of Laurence Green, on the Behalf of himself and other Merchants, interested in a Debt contracted for in the Levant, by Monsieur De Cezye, heretofore Ambassador in Constantinople for the French King; it is Ordered, That Mr. Wm. Morgan shall have Mr. Speaker's Warrant to go to his Majesty, to solicit him for his Letters to the Queen Regent, Mother to the French King, for the getting in of that Debt.
Propositions to the King.
Mr. Pym reported from the Conference, that there was nothing more said, but that the Matter of the Conference was delivered in Writing; Which was presented and read; and were Propositions to be sent to his Majesty. -
Propositions to the King.
|Mr. Holles, Sir Jo. Evelyn,||Tellers for the Yea: With the Yea,||94.|
|Mr. Marten, Mr. Strode,||Tellers for the Noe: With the Noe,||65.|
|Sir Philip Stapilton, Sir H. Cholmeley,||Tellers for the Noe: With the Noe,||68.|
|Mr. Strode, Mr. Long,||Tellers for the Yea: With the Yea,||70.|