Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 6, 1643. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Lunæ, 14 die Augusti.
Earl of Manchester, Speaker.
Mr. Ashe to have Leave from the Synod to go with the E. of Manchester.
The Earl of Manchester acquainted this House, "That he being to go into the associated Counties of Norff. &c. desired that their Lordships would please to dispense with Mr. Ashe's Attendance on the Assembly, and that he may go along with his Lordship:" Hereupon it is Ordered, by this House, That the Assembly shall be desired to dispense with Mr. Ashe's Attendance for some Time, he being to go down with the Earl of Manche'r into the associated Counties: And it is likewise desired, as an acceptable Service to this House, that the Divines of the Assembly will be pleased to take Care for the Supply of his Place at Mr. Roborowe's Church, and St. Brides.
Message from the H. C. with Two Orders.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Rob't Pye Knight, &c.
To desire their Lordships Concurrence in Two Orders:
1. Concerning the securing of the City of London.
2. Concerning the County of Kent.
The Answer returned was:
That their Lordships will take these Ordinances into Consideration, and return an Answer by Messengers of their own.
Justice Reeves and Justice Bacon, Leave to be absent.
Ordered, That Mr. Justice Reeves and Mr. Justice Bacon shall have Leave to go into their own Countries, for some Time, with their Wives and Family, Coach and Horses; in the mean Time, their Attendance on this House is excused; and to have a Protection for their Houses, both in London and in the Country; and the rest of the Assistants of this House shall have a Protection for their Houses and Goods.
Message to the H. C. about cloathing the E. of Essex's Army.
It was moved, "That the Ordinance lately passed, for Allowance of Monies to Mr. Estwicke, &c. out of the Ordinance for the Weekly Assessments for providing of Soldiers Coats, &c. the said Ordinance is contradictory to a former Order of this House, and prejudicial to the speedy Cloathing of the Lord General's Soldiers; therefore it was desired to send to the House of Commons, that they would take some Course that the Lord General's Army may be cloathed, notwithstanding the said Ordinance:" Which was Ordered accordingly; and a Message sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Edward Leech and Mr. to desire them to take Order herein.
Sir Thomas Dawes to be attached concerning Jennings's Cause.
Ordered, That Sir Thomas Dawes shall be apprehended, and attached, and brought before the Lords in Parliament, to answer his Contempt to an Order of this House made in Mr. Jennings's Case.
Countess of Banbury, a Pass to Travel.
Ordered, That the Countess of Banbury shall have a Pass, to travel beyond the Seas, with her Servants, Coach, and Horses.
Mr. Bavy, a Pass.
Ordered, That Mr. Bavy shall have a Pass, to go beyond the Seas, with his Mother and his Servants, &c.
Orders for Concurrence.
Next, Four Orders were read, formerly brought up from the House of Commons:
1. Concerning the Payment of Monies to Lieutenant Gower. (Here enter it.)
2. To pay Arrears to Sir Wm. Balfore, for his Troop in Ireland. (Here enter it.)
3. Two Orders to pay Arrears to Colonel Mervin. (Here enter them.)
Ordered, That these Four Orders are Agreed to.
Captain Bond's Petition.
Ordered, That the Petition of Captain Bond is referred to the Consideration of the Earl of Pembrooke and the Earl of Denbigh, who are to make Report thereof to this House.
Countess of Castlehaven, a Pass.
Ordered, That the Countess of Castlehaven shall have a Pass, to go to Compton, in Wilts, with her Coach, with Six Horses, and Saddle-horses for her Servants.
The Messengers sent to the House of Commons return with this Answer:
That they have already given Mr. Estwicke Satisfaction.
Message from the H. C. with an Order.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, &c.
To desire their Lordships Concurrence in an Order for cloathing the Lord General's Army, and Sir Wm. Waller's Soldiers. (Here enter it.)
Read, and Agreed to.
The Answer returned was:
That their Lordships do agree to the Ordinance now brought up.
Sir Thomas Allen & al. to be attached, for not bringing in their Horses.
Upon Information to this House, "That Sir Thomas Allen of Fynchly, Michaell Grigg Esquire of Hadley, Carew Rauley Esquire of Sunberry, George Pitt Esquire of Harrow, Sir Nicholas Raynton Knight of Enfeild, Sir Thomas Trevor Junior of Enfeild, Henry Wroth Esquire of Enfeild, George Longe Esquire of Clarkenwell, Humphry Wilde Esquire and Sir John Wild Knight, do refuse, upon Summons, to bring in their Horses, according to the Ordinance of Parliament:" Hereupon this House Ordered, That they shall be attached by the Gentleman Usher attending this House, and brought before this House, to answer their said Contempt.
Order for 150 l. to Captain Gower.
"Whereas it appeareth, by the Certificate of the Auditor for Ireland, upon the Petition of Captain Gowre, that there is due, and in Arrear, unto the said Captain Gowre, for his Pay as Lieutenant of a Troop of Horse, and for an Allowance for bringing out of Munster, by Order of the Lord Inchiquine, and keeping here as a Prisoner, one Henry Peasley, the Sum of Three Hundred Pounds, or thereabouts: It is this Day Ordered, by the Lords and Commons in this present Parliament assembled, That the Receivers of the Adventurers-money, upon Subscriptions for Lands in Ireland, do, out of those Monies, pay unto Nicholas Loftus Esquire, Deputy Treasurer at Wars for that Kingdom, the Sum of One Hundred and Fifty Pounds, to be by him paid over unto the said Captain Gowre, in Part of such Pay as is or shall be due unto him, and to be defalked upon the Accompt of that Troop whereof he is Lieutenant."
Order for 365 l. 8s. to Rigglesworth and Farvax, for Cloathing for Sir Wm. Balfour's Troop.
"Upon the Petition of Sir William Belfore Knight, reported to the House of Commons from the Committee for the Affairs of Ireland, whereby he desireth, that the Public Faith of the Kingdom may be given unto Richard Wrigglesworth Draper, and Daniell Farvax Mercer, for Payment of Three Hundred and Sixty-five Pounds, and Eight Shillings, at the End of Six Months; who thereupon will furnish so much Cloth, Stuffs, and other Necessaries, as will cloath the Troops of his Troop in Ulster, in Ireland, in such Sort as other Troops there have been already provided for by the Parliament: It is now Ordered, by the Lords and Commons in this present Parliament assembled, That the said Richard Wrigglesworth and Daniell Farvax shall deliver, or cause to be delivered, unto Nicholas Loftus Esquire, Deputy Treasurer at Wars for that Kingdom, so much Cloth, Stuff, and other Necessaries, as may serve for the Cloathing of the Troops aforesaid, as amount unto the Sum of Three Hundred and Sixty-five Pounds, Eight Shillings, which is by him forthwith to be delivered over unto the said Sir William Balfoure, or his Assigns, and to be defalked upon the Pay that is or shall be due unto the said Troops, upon the Accompt thereof: And the said Lords and Commons do hereby engage the Public Faith of the whole Kingdom, that the said Richard Wriglesworth and Daniell Farvax, or their Assigns, shall, at the End of Six Months next after the Delivery of such Cloth, Stuffs, and other Necessaries, and to the Value as aforesaid, receive the said Sum of Three Hundred and Sixty-five Pounds Eight Shillings, and of such Monies as shall then be appointed for the same.
Order for 600 l. to Hasterigg, for Cloathing for Colonel Mervin's Regiment.
"It is this Day Ordered, by the Lords and Commons, That an Ordinance be passed both Houses of Parliament, for securing, upon the Public Faith of the Kingdom, the Payment of the Sum of Six Hundred Pounds, at the End of Three Months next ensuing, unto Nicholas Loftus Esquire, Deputy Treasurer at Wars for Ireland, to be by him then presently paid over unto Mr. Thomas Haselrig, of London, in Satisfaction of divers Cloaths and other Necessaries by him delivered unto George Wood, Commissary of the Cloathing of the Soldiers in Ireland, to be disposed of towards the Cloathing of the Foot Regiment of Colonel Audley Mervin, in the Province of Munster, and to be defalked out of the Pay of such Soldiers as shall receive the same."
Order for 33 l. to Colonel Manwaring and Mr. Croxton, for Colours for Colonel Mervin's Regiment.
"It is this Day Ordered, by the Lords and Commons in this present Parliament assembled, That the Receivers of the Adventurers-money, upon Subscriptions for Lands in Ireland, do (out of those Monies) forthwith pay unto Nicholas Loftus Esquire, Deputy Treasurer at Wars for that Kingdom, the Sum of Thirty-three Pounds, to be by him paid over unto Colonel Manwareing, and Mr. Croxton of London, in full Discharge for divers Ensigns, by them furnished unto Colonel Mervin, for the Use of his Regiment in Ireland, amounting to that Sum, and to be defalked upon the Pay of the said Regiment, which is already or shall hereafter become due."
Order for the Manner of paying 10,000 l. apiece to Sir William Waller and Mr. Estwicke.
"Whereas an Ordinance hath lately passed, that Sir Wm. Waller should receive Ten Thousand Pounds, out of the Monies that come in upon the Assessment of the Twentieth Part; and whereas another Ordinance has passed for paying of Stephen Estwicke, by the Treasurers of Money and Plate sitting at Guildhall, London, Ten Thousand Pounds, Part of an Arrear for furnishing of Cloaths and other Necessaries for the Army heretofore, of which Ten Thousand Pounds Sir William Waller has received One Thousand Nine Hundred Pounds: It is Ordered, by the Lords and Commons, That the said Treasurers shall pay unto the said Mr. Stephen Estwicke One Thousand Nine Hundred Pounds, out of the First of the said Monies that comes in upon the Assessments of the said Twentieth Part: And it is further Ordered, That such Monies as shall after that come in upon the said Twentieth Part shall be divided between Sir William Waller and Mr. Estwicke, which is to be paid to them respectively by the Treasurers aforesaid, until they be satisfied their respective Sums of the said Ten Thousand Pounds apiece."
House adjourned till 10 a cras.