Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 5, 1642-1643. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Sabbati, videlicet, 3 die Septembris.
Capt. Hume to raise Forty Men for Holland.
Bishop of Ely, &c. not to speak with Archbp. of Cant.
None but Officers to inhabit The Tower.
Judge Mallet's Wife to see him.
Message from the H. C. with an Amendment to the Order for raising Money in London;
and with an Order about Subscriptions at Chichester.
2. (fn. 1) To desire Concurrence in Nomination of some Commissioners, to take and receive Subscriptions of Plate and Money at Chichester. (Here enter it.)
Deputy Lieutenants for Suffolk.
Sir Wm. Castleton, Baronet.
Sir Jo. Wentworth,
Sir Rob't Brooke
Sir Wm. Soame,
Sir Tho. Barnadiston,
Wm. Rivett, of Bilson.
Earl of Carlisle committed to The Tower.
Ordered, That the Earl of Carlile shall stand committed to The Tower, there to remain until the Pleasure of this House be further known; and Witnesses are to be produced, to prove the Activeness of the said Earl, in endeavouring to put the Commission of Array into Execution in the County of Essex.
Ld. St. John and George Benyon.
Whereas the Lord St. John's Lands, in Essex and Bedfordshire, are, and for divers Years have been, in the King's Hands, by George Benyon's illegal Extents, prosecuted in His Majesty's Name, but to Benyon's private Profit; and the Rents thereby received by Benyon, and applied to his own Use, and Benyon still receives the Rents: It is therefore thought fit, and so Ordered, That the Rents and Profits of the aforesaid Lands shall be reserved in the Tenants Hands, until the Cause depending in this House between the Lord St. Johns and the said Benyon be determined.
Receivers for Midhurst and Chichester.
"Ordered, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled, That Sir Gregory Norton, Baronet, Sir Jo. Chapman, Knight, George Oglander, Esquire, Captain Hen. Chittey, Mr. George Greene, Mr. Stephen Humfrey, are approved of, to be Receivers, to receive the Monies and Plate that shall be brought in upon the Propositions, and to be Commissaries, to value the Horse and Arms that shall be brought in, for the Town of Midhurst and Rape of Chichester."