Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 7, 1644. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Jovis, 25 die Septembris.
Ds. Grey de Warke, Speaker.
Tomlinson, Under-sheriff of Surrey, to re-pay the E. of Nottingham 15 l. levied upon his Lands.
Upon reading the Answer of Thomas Tomlinson, late Under-sheriff of the County of Surrey, to the Complaint of the Earl of Nottingham against him: It is Ordered, That the said Tomlinson shall pay to the Earl of Nottingham, or his Assigns, the Sum of Fifteen Pounds, which was levied upon his Lordship's Lands by the said Undersheriff.
Ordinance appointing Officers of the Excise.
Ordered, That the Ordinance for appointing Thomas Fawconbridge to be Comptroller of the Excise, and Mr. Bond, shall bear Date the same Day as the Instructions.
Ordered, That the Petition of Rob't Partrich, depending (fn. 1) in this House, shall be dismissed this House, and left to take his Remedy at Law.
Ordinance for Covent Garden Church to be Parochial.
Next, the Ordinance for making The Covent Garden Church to be Parochial, was read the Second Time, and committed to these Lords following:
Any Two, to meet on Tuesday Morning next, at Nine of the Clock in the Morning; and the Patron of the said Living to have Notice of it.
Ordinance for Provisions for Ireland.
The Ordinance for sending Provisions for Ireland was read.
Message from the H. C. with Votes for the Scots Army to besiege Newark; and about providing Supplies for them;
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Henry Chomeley, &c.
To desire Concurrence in these Particulars:
1. Some Votes concerning the Scotts Army; videlicet, That the Scotts Army be desired forthwith to march to Newarke, to besiege it, for the speedy reducing of it to the Obedience of the Parliament."
"That this House doth Declare, That the Scotts Army shall not lay any Tax, or raise any Contributions, upon the Eastern Association, or any other County or Part of the Kingdom."
"That the Committee at Gouldsmythes Hall shall Weekly pay, to the Foot of the Scotts Army, Fourteen Hundred Pounds, out of the Assessments already laid upon the Eastern Association, by the Ordinance for the Scotts Army."
Agreed to, with an Addition, wherein the Concurrence of the House of Commons is desired.
"That it be from this House referred, and especially recommended, to the Committee at Goldsmithes Hall, to take Care that the Monies upon the Ordinance for the Scotts Army may be duly levied and brought in, out of the Eastern Association, and all other Counties charged for the paying of the Army by that Ordinance; and that the Committee do from Time to Time give an Account to this House of their Proceedings herein, and of such Obstructions as they shall meet with."
for Sir W. Brereton to command in Chester;
2. That Sir Wm. Brereton shall command in Chief the Forces of the County of Chester, as formerly he did, for Four Months.
for Raby Castle to be garrisoned;
3. That this House doth allow of Raby Castle to be garrisoned, during the Continuance of these Troubles; and that a fitting Garrison be placed there, for the Security of those Parts.
and with Committees Names for Durham.
4. That the Mayor of Duresme for the Time being, Mr. Andrew Moore, Mr. George Claveringe, Mr. Henry Ogle, Sir Rob't Jackson, Sir Wm. Selby, Mr. Wm. Strodder, Mr. Ralph Delavall, and Sir Lyonell Maddison, shall be, and are hereby, added to the Committees for the Town and County of Duresme, in the Ordinance for the Northern Association.
The Answer returned was:
That to the Votes concerning the Scotts Army, this House will take them into present Consideration, and send an Answer by Messengers of their own: To all the rest of the Particulars of this Message, this House agrees to them.
E. of Warwick to be Governor of Guernsey and Jersey.
Upon reading the Letter to the Committee of both Kingdoms, from the Inhabitants of the Isle of Guernsey, That some Person may be appointed to give Licence to send them Wool, and in particular the Earl of Warwicke."
It is Resolved, by this House, That the Earl of Warwicke is hereby made Governor of the Islands of Guernsey and Jersey for One whole Year next after the Date hereof, as formerly he hath been.
The Concurrence of the House of Commons to be desired herein.
Message to the H. C. about it, and the following Particulars.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Edward Leech and Mr. Page;
To desire their Concurrence in these Particulars:
1. In the Addition in the Votes concerning the Scotts Army.
2. In the Vote for making the Earl of Warwicke Governor of the Isles of Guernsey and Jersey.
3. An Order for the Commissioners of the Great Seal to pass the Commission concerning Ulster, under the Great Seal.
4. In the Petition of the Adventurers for The Summer Islands.
5. In the Exchange of the Irish Prisoners.
6. In the Ordinance concerning Mr. Field.
7. To put them in Mind of Captain Batten's Business.
Milward to be instituted to the Vicarage of Plumsted.
Upon reading the Petition of Mathias Milward, Batchelor in Divinity; shewing, "That he, being presented to the Vicarage of Plumstead, in the County of Kent, and Diocese of Rochester, cannot obtain Institution and Induction thereunto, for that the Bishop of Rochester is absent, neither is there any Chancellor at all."
It is Ordered, That Sir Nath. Brent shall give Institution and Induction to the Petitioner, according to his Presentation.
House adjourned till 9a cras.