Die Veneris, 17 Decembris, 1641.
Leave of Absence.
SIR Wm. Strickland, Mr. Trevanion, have Leave to
go into the Country.
Letters to Mayers of Barwicke, &c.
Three Letters, directed to the several Mayors of
Barwicke, Hull, and Newcastle, were this Day read; and
ordered to be signed by Mr. Speaker, and sent to the
several Towns respectively.
Resolved, upon the Question, that this House is of
Opinion to proceed against Mr. Daniel Oneile, by way
of Accusation and Impeachment, for the present.
The Accusation and Impeachment of the Commons
House of Parliament against Daniel Oneile Esquire, for
High Treason, was this Day read; and recommitted to
the same Committee, to prepare it in such a way as that
all the Evidence may be brought in.
Jermyn's, &c. Impeachment.
Resolved, upon the Question, That Mr. Jermyn, Mr.
Piercy, and Sir Jo. Sucklyn, shall be accused by this
House, for the present, and impeached of High Treason.
The Question was propounded, Whether Sir Jo.
Berkeley shall be bailed, upon the Tender of such Bail as
this House shall allow of: And then
The Question was put, whether this Question should
be now put:
And, upon this Question, the House was divided.
The Yeas went forth.
|Mr. John Bellassis,
||Tellers for the Yea, 104.
||Tellers for the Noe, 98.
|Sir Philip Stapilton,
Resolved, upon the Question, That this Question, for
the Bailing of Sir Jo. Barkeley, shall be now put:
And, upon this Question, the House was divided:
And the Yeas went forth.
||Tellers for the Yea, 122,
|Mr. John Bellassis,
|Sir Philip Stapleton,
||Tellers for the Noe, 84.
|Sir Tho. Barrington,
Resolved, upon the Question, That Sir Jo. Berkeley
shall be bailed upon the Tender of such Bail as this
House shall approve of.
The Accusation and Impeachment of the Commons
House of Parliament, against Daniel Oneile Esquire, of
High Treason, was again read ; and, upon Question,
recommitted to the same Committee: And Mr. Whittlock and Mr. Browne are added to this Committee.
Committee to attend the King.
The Names of the Committees, appointed to attend
his Majesty, were read.
And the Committee went accordingly to wait upon
Ordered, That the Port of London shall be added to
the Order of Monday the 8th of November concerning
the Transporting of Fullers Earth.
Leave of Absence.
Mr. Sutton has Leave to go into the Country.
Information against Venn.
Ordered, That, on Wednesday next peremptorily, the
House shall take into Consideration the Information
given in against Mr. Venn, a Member of this House:
And the Witnesses, to be produced in that Cause, are
required to take Notice hereof, and to attend.
Ordered, That Hodgskins, Carpenter, Broadnix, Lullam, and Lyde, now in the Serjeant's Custody, by Order
of this House, shall be presently bailed.
Ordered, That, when the Committee shall return from
his Majesty, the House shall resume the Consideration
of the Irish Business.
[a] Ordered, That on Wednesday next peremptorily,
the House shall take into Consideration the Matter of
Protestation; and likewise such Exceptions, as have been
formerly taken to Words spoken by Members of this
Resolved, upon the Question, That this Petition from
the County of Surrey shall be read.
And the Petition was accordingly read.
And such Gentlemen as did attend, were called in;
and did avow it: And Mr. Speaker told them, "That
this House did accept it in good Part, and did not doubt
of the Truth of it; that you might get more Hands, as
is alledged in the Petition: They are satisfied with those
already gotten; and for Procuring of more, they refer
it to your Judgments."
Petition presented to the King.
Mr.Pym reports, That the Committee attended his
Majesty. That they had a sudden Admittance, and a
gracious Acceptance: That the Lord Archbishop of
Yorke read the Petition: And his Majesty said, that, as
it had taken some Time to prepare, so He would take
some Time to answer it; and that, least there might be
some Mistakes in Words, he would give his Answer in
Resolved, upon the Question, That the Pay to the
Officers of the new Levies shall continue for Six Months,
according to the Proportions formerly resolved upon, if
the Wars shall so long continue.
Forces for Ireland.
Resolved, upon the Question, That the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland shall be directed to pay Five hundred
Eighty-two Pounds Seventeen Shillings and Four-pence,
according to the rate agreed upon; being a Month's
Pay for the Officers of his own Regiment.
Sir Robert Coke reports, that he delivered to the Lord
Lieutenant of Ireland the Desire of this House, concerning the Issuing the Commissions for the Service of
Ireland: Who answered, that he was always very willing
and ready to obey the Orders of this House: and that,
as soon as the Entertainment should be settled, the Commissions should immediately issue.
Resolved, upon the Question, That the Officers of the
Lord Dungarvon's Troop shall have a Month's Pay,
according to the Rate agreed upon.
Ordered, That Sir Ro. Coke, Sir John Hotham, and
Sir Philip Stapilton, shall repair to the Lord Lieutenant
of Ireland, to desire his Lordship presently to issue
Commissions to the Lord Dungarvon, Lord Conway,
Sir John Clottworthy, and the rest; the Entertainments
Ordered, That the Proposition now made by Sir Hugh
Owen, for the raising of Horse for the Service of Ireland,
shall be referred to the Consideration of the Committee:
And they are ordered especially to recommend it, in the
Name of this House, to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland;
as also that if the Propositions shall be accepted; that he
that undertakes the Business upon those Propositions,
shall have Power to nominate his own Officers: And Sir
Hugh Owen is desired to be there at the same Time.
Ordered, That the Committee for Irish Affairs shall
have Power to treat and conclude with Captain Lloyd
the Engineer, for his Employment in this Service into
Resolved, upon the Question, That One hundred and
Fourteen Pounds Sixteen Shillings, being a Month's
Pay, shall be paid to the Officers of the Four hundred
Firelocks, consisting of Two Companies.
Resolved, &c. That Eight hundred Pounds shall be
imprested, for the Raising, Conducting and Transporting
into Ireland, the said Four hundred Firelocks; and
keeping them there, till the First Muster.
Resolved, &c. That the Sum of Two hundred and
Fourteen Pounds Thirteen Shillings and Four-pence
shall be paid to the Officers of the Five hundred Men
in Five Companies, which are to go to Knockfergus, for
a Month's Pay.
Resolved, upon the Question, that the Sum of One
thousand Pounds shall be paid, for the Levying, Conducting and transporting into Ireland, the said Five
hundred Men; and keeping them there till the First
Resolved, &c. That Four hundred and Thirty-two
Pounds Thirteen Shillings and Four-pence, being for a
Month's Pay, shall be paid to the Officers of a Regiment of One thousand Men, in Nine Companies, for
Resolved, &c. That One thousand Pounds shall be
imprested for the Levying, Conducting, and Transporting into Ireland, Five hundred of those Men which are
to be raised here in England, for the said Province of
Munster; and for the keeping them there till the First
The Proposition concerning Coats, Shoes, Stockings,
and Caps, is respited, till the Committee appointed for
that Business shall make their Report.
Resolved, &c. That Five hundred and Forty-three
Pounds Four Shillings shall be paid to the Officers of
the Troops of the Three hundred Carabines, being for
a Month's Pay.
Resolved, &c. That the Sum of Four thousand One
hundred Twenty-eight Pounds shall be paid, for the
Levying of the Three hundred Carabines, and for the
Forty-four Horses, for the Officers of the Four Troops,
reckoning to every Troop Eleven Horses; which make
in all Three hundred and Forty-four Horses, at Twelve
Pounds a Horse; and for the Conducting the said Horses
to Chester; and keeping them there till they are
mustered: And that so soon as they are mustered they
shall enter into Pay: And that a Commissary do go
along with them, to muster them so soon as they come
there: And likewise that a Commissary continue there
and muster them when they go into the Ship-The
Saddles to be furnished out of his Majesty's Store.
Resolved, &c. That One hundred Seventy-nine Pounds
Four Shillings, being for One Month's Pay, shall be
paid to the Officers of the Three hundred Dragooners,
in Three Companies.
Resolved, &c. That Five Pounds a Horse shall be
allowed for the Three hundred Dragooners, and for the
Thirty-three Horses for the Officers, allowing to every
Company Eleven Horses, for the Levying of them, and
bringing them upon the Place of Muster in Ireland; and
then to enter into Pay.
Ordered, That Owen Occonnellis be, from this House,
recommended to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, to
have the Command of One of the Companies of Dragooners.
Resolved, &c. That Two hundred Pounds more shall
be forthwith imprested, upon Account, to the Officers
of the Ordnance, for the Carrying down the Arms to
Chester, out of the Fifty thousand Pounds lent by the
City of London for the Affairs of Ireland.
Resolved, &c. That One hundred and Eighty-six
Pounds Thirteen Shillings and Four-pence, being One
Month's Pay, shall be paid to the Officers which are to
command the Five hundred Men in the Province of
Connaght, being Officers of Five single Companies.
Resolved, &c. That a Month's Pay for Sir Simon
Harcourt's, Regiment of Eleven hundred Men; (viz.)
for the Officers Four hundred and Seventy Pounds; for
the Eleven hundred Men One thousand Twenty-six
Pounds shall be likewise paid.
Message from the Lords, by Mr. Attorney General
and Serjeant Glanvile;
The Lords desire a Conference, by a Committee of
both Houses, presently, in the Painted Chamber, if it
may stand with the Conveniency of this House, concerning a Declaration, and some Propositions that came
from this House touching Ireland.
Answer returned, by the same Messengers; that this
House has taken their Lordships Message into Consideration; and will give a present Meeting, as is desired.
Sir H. Vane, Mr. Pym, Mr. Hollis, Sir John Hotham,
Sir H. Mildmay, Mr. Hampden, are appointed Reporters
of this Conference.
Resolved, upon the Question, That this House doth
assent unto Wednesday next to be the Day for the Fast
for both Houses and the City of London; and Thursday
for Westminster; [and] Thursday come Month for the
Sir Arth. Haselrig went up to the Lords, to acquaint
their Lordships with this Consent of this House.
Mr. Calamy, Mr. Marshall, are desired to preach on
that Day, at St. Margarett's, Westminster, before this
Sir Robert Harley has undertaken to give Mr. Calamy
Notice; and Sir Tho. Barrington-Mr. Marshall.
St. Margaret's Church.
Sir Ro. Pye, Mr. Wheeler, and Mr. Bell, are appointed
to take care, that the Church of St. Margarett's, West-minster be kept for the Members of this House.
Sir. Tho. Barrington, Sir Edw. Partriche, and Serjeant
Wilde, are appointed to prepare a Declaration, and present it to the House, for the Quickening the Justices of
Peace through the Kingdom to put the Laws in due
Execution against Swearers, Drunkards, and Sabbathbreakers.
Ordered, That the House shall be resolved into a
Committee To-morrow Morning, to take into Consideration the Business of providing Money, according to
Ordered, That the Proposition of desiring the Lords
to join with this House, to move his Majesty, that he
would be pleased to grant a Commission to some Persons,
agreed upon by both Houses, for the Considering and
Disposing the Affairs of Ireland, according to such Instructions as shall likewise be agreed upon by both
Houses, with his Majesty's Consent, shall be taken into
Consideration To-morrow at One of Clock.
Information against Venn, &c.
Ordered, That the Matter of protesting; and such
Words as have been spoken by Members, unto which
Exceptions have been formerly taken; and the Information given against Mr. Venn, a Member of this House;
which, by a former Order of this Day, were ordered to
be taken into Consideration on Wednesday, shall now,
in regard of the Fast upon that Day, be considered on
Monday next: And the Witnesses to be produced in
that Business are to have Notice hereof, that they may
Ordered, That on Tuesday next peremptorily, the
Matter of Recess shall be taken into Consideration:
And Mr. Speaker is to put the Houses in mind of this