Die Jovis, 18 Novembris, 1641.
ORDERED, That the Committee for the Bill concerning the Captives of Algiers do meet To-morrow
at Seven of Clock, in the usual Place.
Ordered, That the Committee for the Poll-money do
meet To-morrow at Seven of Clock, in the usual Place.
That the Copy of the Commission directed to the
Lord Chamberlain, to be Lord Lieutenant of this Side
Trent, be forthwith sent for to be here.
Ordered, That the Bill concerning the Settling the
Estates of the Creditors of * * * *
Sir Gilbert Gerard, Sir Ro. Pye, Mr. Peard, Sir Jo.
Colpeper, Mr. Whittacre, Mr. Wheeler, Sir Walth. Erle,
are appointed to examine Sherborne, Yesterday sent for
by the Serjeant at Arms.
Ordered, That the Lord Fairefax and Sir Arth.
Ingram be added to the Committee of the Poll-money.
Ordered, That the Knights and Burgesses of the Counties of Sussex and Kent, and the Barons of the Cinque
Ports, do forthwith send to the Officers that do register
the Horses that are transported beyond the Seas, to send
up a List of the Number of the Horses that have been
transported within these Twelve Months, and by what
Warrant, and by whom the Warrant was obtained.
Pamphlet against French Ambassador.
Ordered, That Alsopp, the Printer, shall forthwith be
summoned to attend this House, by the Serjeant at Arms
attending on this House, to answer such Matters as
shall be objected against him, concerning the Printing
of a Pamphlet against the French Ambassador.
Ordered, That Mr. Pym do present to this House,
To-morrow Morning, some Declaration for Satisfaction
of the French Ambassador, concerning a scandalous
Pamphlet printed against the French Ambassador.
Ordered, That the Committee for Printing, where Sir
Edward Deering has the Chair, do meet To-morrow at
Seven of Clock, in the inner Star-chamber; and do take
some speedy Course for the Preventing the great Abuses
that happen by the licentious Printing of Pamphlets; and
especially, that they take care to suppress the Printing,
or Venting in Manuscript, the diurnal Occurrences of
Parliament: And they have Power to send for Parties,
Witnesses, Papers, and Records, &c.
Ordered, That the Chamber of London shall imprest
unto Sir Simon Harecourt Four hundred Fifty-seven
Pounds Six Shillings and Eight-pence, out of the Monies
that come in for the Irish Occasions, to be advanced
to such Officers of his Regiment, for a Month's Pay,
as shall be approved of by Parliament, according to a
former Order; and that his Acquittance unto the Chamberlain shall be a sufficient Discharge for so much Money
as he shall receive by virtue of this Order.
Loan from the City.
Ordered, That Mr. Hide, Sir Tho. Widdrington, and
Mr. Whittlock, do prepare an Ordinance, and present it
to the House, to be Security to the City, for the Monies
advanced by them for the Irish Affairs, in the mean
time, till an Act can pass: And they are to bring in this
Ordinance To-morrow Morning.
Arms for Ireland.
Resolved; upon the Question, That Seventy Arms,
Part of the Thousand Arms voted by this House to be
sent over into Ireland, being for a Troop of Horse to be
raised for the Defence of Munster, shall be delivered to
the Lord Dungarvon, by the Master of the Ordnance.
Ships for Ireland.
Whereas it is thought necessary, by the Lords and
Commons now assembled in Parliament, that Four Ships
be speedily prepared and set forth, for the present Service
of Ireland: It is this Day Ordered, by both Houses, That
the Lord High Admiral of England give present Directions for causing Four Ships of his Majesty's, or of the
Merchants, as his Lordship shall think fit, to be, with all
possible Speed, prepared, fitted, and furnished, in complete warlike manner, for Eight Months Service at Sea,
This Ordinance was read; and, upon the Question,
assented unto; and ordered to be delivered unto the
Lords, at the next Conference.
Information concerning a Letter.
Sir Walth. Erle, Mr. Martin, Mr. Arth. Goodwyn, Sir
Wm. Armyn, Sir Tho. Barrington, Sir John Hotham;
This Committee is to take such Information as shall
be given, concerning a Letter of Queries written to some
Merchants of London; or any other Information of this
Nature, that may concern the Safety of this House, or
the Peace of the Kingdom: And have Power to send
for Parties; Witnesses; Papers, Records, &c.
Officers for Ireland.
Sir H. Mildmay is appointed to go to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, to desire that he would send a List of
such Officers as he had made choice of, for the Occasions of Ireland, to this House, to consider of them;
but more particularly, at this present, of Sir Simon
Petitions relating to Episcopacy.
Resolved, upon the Question, That it be referred to
the Committee for the Ministers Remonstrance, to consider what indirect and irregular Ways and Means have
been used to procure Hands to Petitions presented, or to
be presented, for and against Episcopacy: And are to
meet on Saturday at Eight of Clock, in the inner Starchamber.
Resolved, upon the Question, That there shall be no
such addition to this Committee, as "all that will come
to have Voices at this Committee."
Levying Men for Ireland.
The Commission to be issued to Colonels and other
Officers, for the Levying of Men for the Service of
Ireland, which was Yesterday read in the House, and
assented unto, and afterwards sent unto the Lords at a
Conference, was this Day returned from the Lords,
with the Addition of these Words, viz. "according to
the usual Form."
The which Amendments were put to the Question;
and assented unto.
Mr. Hollis reports the Conference Yesterday had
with the Lords:
"The Lords resolved and agreed, that the House and
Convent of Capuchins here in England shall be dissolved.
Concerning their Sending out of the Kingdom, their
Lordships have deferred their Resolutions herein, until
the List of the Queen's Servants be brought in."
"They have likewise resolved and agreed, that the
Ambassadors be desired, from the Parliament, to dismiss out of their Houses such Priests as are the King's
native Subjects: And, in case they shall be hereafter
found abroad, they shall not have any Protection, but
be proceeded in according to the Laws of this Kingdom:
And to let them know, that, if the Persons of Father
Jones and Father Andrewes, who are accused for Treason,
be received into their Houses, the Parliament desires
they should be presently delivered up."
"Touching the Proclamation for the Bringing of
Tickets of Strangers Names, they agree to this Resolution; but defers the Manner of Issuing out of the same
until the Commission given to the Lords of the Council,
for the Issuing of Proclamations, be perused."
"They delivered a List of the King's Queen's and
"They have ordered, that the Justices of the Peace,
and Deputy-lieutenants, and all other his Majesty's Officers and Ministers, in every County, shall take care to put
the Laws in Execution against those Recusants that do not
obey the Order of this Sixteenth of this Instant November."
"They propounded that a select Committee of both
Houses might be appointed, to cause the Laws to be put
in Execution, according to the Order of the Sixteenth of
this Instant November."
"For the Ordinance to authorize the Earl of Essex to
be Lord Lieutenant on this side Trent, and the Earl of
Holland on the North of Trent, they have sent it down,
with some Alterations, which will concern your Consideration."