Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 9, 1646. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Mercurii, 21 die Aprilis.
Domini præsentes fuerunt:
Comes Manchester, Speaker.
L. Viscount Hereford.
Newman, convicted of Blasphemy at Norwich, to be bailed.
Upon Consideration of the Certificate of divers Knights, Gentlemen, and Ministers, of the County of Norff. concerning Will. Newman, who was indicted the last Assizes for that County for Blasphemy:
It is Ordered, by the Lords in Parliament assembled, That the said Wm. Newman shall be bailed, upon sufficient Bail to appear the next Assizes at Norwich; and then this House leaves the Trial to go on according to Law.
Deacon & al. and Thomas.
Ordered, That the Earl of Sarum, Earl of Suffolke, Lord Howard, and Lord Hunsdon, are appointed to examine the Witnesses of Mrs. Thomas, being now in Town, and have been long, upon great Expences; and that Mr. Deacon and others concerned therein are to have Notice of the said Examinations, that so they may crossexamine them if they think it fit.
Lisle to proceed about the Impost-money due to the Peers, &c.
Upon reading the Petition of Mary Leachland, the Relict and Executrix of Wm. Lechland Esquire, late Purveyor of His Majesty's Cellar:
It is Ordered, That Mr. Lilse shall go on to making his Proofs good, concerning the Impost-money due to the Peers of this Realm.
Sir W. Russel & al. and Lenthall & al.
Ordered, That the Judges shall bring in their Opinion in Writing to this House, this Day Fortnight, of their Opinion concerning the Case formerly referred to them, between Russell, &c. and Lenthall.
Upon reading the Petition of Gyles Penny: It is Ordered, To be recommended to the House of Commons, with this Sense, "That their Lordships think him a fit Person to be an Object of their Consideration."
Arwaker to be instituted to Baddow Parva;
Ordered, That Doctor Aylett shall give Institution and Induction to John Arwaker Clerk, to the Vicarage of Baddow Parva, in the County of Essex; the said Mr. Arwaker producing his Presentation under the Hand and Seal of Henry Penning Esquire, the Patron: This to be with a salvo Jure cujuscunque; he taking the Covenant.
and Hamilton to Hurdworth;
Ordered, That Doctor Heath shall give Institution and Induction to John Hamilton Cler. to the Rectory of Hurdworth, in the County Palatine of Durham; the said Hamilton producing his Presentation under the Great Seal of England: This to be with a salvo Jure cujuscunque; he (fn. 1) taking the Covenant.
Barton upon Humber Inhabitants to have a Collection.
Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Barton upon Humber, in the County of Lyncolne; desiring, "to have a Collection, for their great Losses by Fire:"
It is Ordered, To be recommended to the House of Commons, that some Course may be taken for their Relief.
Foulks to be instituted to Llanverchen.
Ordered, That Doctor Aylett shall give Institution and Induction to Thomas Foulkes, to the Rectory of Llanverchen, in the County of Mountgomery; being presented thereunto by Presentation under the Great Seal of England: This to be with a salvo Jure cujuscunque; he taking the Covenant.
Evans's Ordinance to be Minister of Calborne;
An Ordinance was brought in, for making Mr. Daniell Evance Minister of Calborne, in the Isle of Wight, and read Twice.
and Sedgwick's, to be Minister of Tingwick.
The Ordinance was read the Third Time, for making Mr. Stephen Sedgwicke Minister of the Rectory of Tingwicke, in the County of Bucks, and Agreed to.
Message from the H. C. about Propositions from the City, for their lending 200,000£. for Ireland; and about the following Particulars.
A Message was (fn. 2) brought from the House of Commons, by Denzell Holles Esquire; who brought up divers Papers, wherein they desired their Lordships Concurrence:
1. That the House of Commons have received some Propositions from the City of London to the (fn. 3) Proposition made to them by the Committees of both Houses, for the borrowing of Two Hundred Thousand Pounds, for the Service of England and Ireland; upon which they have made some Votes, wherein their Lordships Concurrence is desired.
2. Remedies for removing some Obstructions in Church Government.
3. Names of some Ministers to be added as Tryers in some Classes in the Province of London.
4. To answer an Objection made by the Contractors for the Sale of the Bishops Lands, concerning Chapels belonging to Bishops Palaces.
5. An Allowance to the Treasurers at Gouldsmithes Hall.
(fn. 4) 7. Concerning Mr. Nath. Hallowes, a Member of the House of Commons.
8. An Order directing how the Commissioners sent to Dublyn shall dispose of the Thirteen Thousand Pounds. (Here enter it.)
9. To desire the Committee of this House, for the judging of scandalous Persons which are not to be admitted to the Sacrament, may meet the Committee of the Members of the House of Commons, there being some Occasion for their present Meeting.
Committees to meet, for judging of scandalous Persons not to be admitted to the Sacrament.
Ordered, That the Committee of this House shall meet on Thursday next, in the Afternoon, at Three of the Clock, in the Painted Chamber.
The House of Commons had Notice hereof, by Message, by Doctor Aylett and Mr. Sadler.
The Answer returned was:
Answer to the H C.
That this House agrees to the Order to the Commissioners that are to go into Ireland:
To all the rest of the Particulars, their Lordships will send an Answer by Messengers of their own.
Propositions from the City about lending 200,000£.
Ordered, That the Votes of the House of Commons, upon the Report from the City of London, shall be taken into Consideration To-morrow Morning.
Vote for slighting Garrisons, disbanding Forces, &c.
The Lord Willoughby reported from the Committee the Paper of the Garrisons which are to be slighted, wherein there are some Alterations offered to the Consideration of the House.
The said Alterations were Once read; and Ordered to be taken into Consideration, where the House considers what Garrisons are to be kept and what not.
Sir F. Willoughby to be employed on the Service for Ireland.
The Petition of Sir Francis Willoughby, was read; offering his Service in Ireland, in such Place as the Houses shall please to think fit.
It is Ordered, To be referred to the Committee for the Irish Affairs at Derby House, to take his Certificate into Consideration, and employ him in such Service in Ireland as is worthy of him, being a Person welldeserving for his Fidelity and Abilities: And the Concurrence of the House of Commons to be desired herein.
Sir E. Povey's Losses to be considered.
Upon reading the Petition of Sir Edward Povey: It is Ordered, To be recommended to the House of Commons, to take his Losses in Ireland into Consideration.
Goodier and Deacon versus Thomas.
Upon reading the Petition of Goodyer and Deacon, against Mrs. Thomas:
It is Ordered, That the Cause shall be heard, by Counsel on both Sides, at this Bar, on the 18th of May next, whereof all Parties to have Notice.
Rogers sent for.
Ordered, That Rogers shall be brought to this House To-morrow Morning.
Order for 13,000l. for the Service of Dublin.
"Ordered, by the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, That Arthur Annesly Esquire, Sir Rob't King, and Sir Robert Meredith, Commissioners appointed to receive Dublin, or any Two of them, shall have Power to dispose and issue out Thirteen Thousand Pounds, now at Chester, Part of the Five and Thirty Thousand Eight Hundred Seventy-seven Pounds, Fourteen Shillings, and Nine Pence, appointed by Three several Ordinances of Parliament, of the Three and Twentieth of February, and Second of March last, to be paid out of the Receipts of Gouldsmiths Hall, for the Service of Dublin, in such Manner as the Committee of Lords and Commons at Darby House have by their Order directed, or shall hereafter direct; and that Nicholas Loftus Esquire, Deputy Treasurer at Wars for Ireland, or Mr. Walley his Agent at Chester, do for that Purpose pay that Sum of Thirteen Thousand Pounds to those Commissioners, or such as they shall appoint to receive the same: It is further Ordered, by the said Lords and Commons, That whatsoever Part of the Thirty-five Thousand Eight Hundred Seventy-seven Pounds, Fourteen Shillings, Nine Pence, designed for the Service of Dublin, is further remaining, and not yet disposed of, or applied to that Service, shall be issued by the Orders and Directions of the Committee of Lords and Commons at Derby House; and that the said Nicholas Loftus, Deputy Treasurer at Wars for Ireland, or such others as have the Custody thereof, shall Issue, and pay the same accordingly."
House adjourned till 10a cras.