Die Jovis, 29 Julii, 1641.
2da vice lecta est Billa, AN Act for the Settling and Establishing of the Remainder of a Term of Fourof the Remainder of a Term of Four
score Years to come, in certain Manors and Lands in the
County of Somerset, in Sir Francis Popham Knight, and
his Assigns: Upon Question, committed unto Mr. Glyn,
Mr. Prideaux, Mr. Rigby, Lord Falkland, Mr. Hide,
Mr. Pury, Mr. Peard, Sir Arthur Ingram, Sir Bevill
Greenvile, Sir Walter Erle, Sir Arth. Haslerigge, Sir
Rich. Buller, Sir Wm. Lewis, Mr. Hill, Mr. Hampden,
Sir Sam. Rolle, Mr. Waddon, Mr. Vassall, Mr. Kirton,
Sir Tho. Cheeke, Mr. Selden, Sir Tho. Woodhowse, Mr.
Bassett, Mr. Ashe, Mr. Moore, Sir Wm. Portman, Mr.
Hoyle, Sir Tho. Barrington, Mr. Pine, Mr. Coningsby,
and all the Lawyers of the House: And are to meet on
Saturday next at Two post meridiem, in the Court of
Lord Lieutenants, &c.
That the Knights and Burgesses of the several Counties do forthwith bring in to the Committee, for the Bill
concerning the Trained Bands, where Sir Walter Erle
has the Chair, a List of all the Lord Lieutenants, and
Deputy Lieutenants, within the several Counties.
Declaration against Earl of Bridge water, &c.
The Commons Declaration, upon the Complaint of
Sir John Corbett Baronet, against John Earl of Bridgewater, Wm. Archbishop of Canterbury & al. was twice
read; and voted upon the Question; and assented unto,
to be transmitted unto the Lords; and upon a Second
Question, ordered to be ingrossed.
Resolved, upon the Question, That the Sons of Thomas
Lord Coventry, late Lord Keeper of the Great Seal of
England, and Richard late Archbishop of Yorke, shall
be struck out of the Title and Conclusion; and that the
Word " Lord" before the Word " Archbishop" shall be
Provisions in case of King's Absence.
Ordered, That the Committee appointed to consider,
what is fit to be presented to the House, concerning the
King's being out of the Kingdom when the Parliament
is sitting, shall have Power to look into Commissions
formerly granted; and to consider, whether it be fit that
the King should grant forth any Commissions at his going
now into Scotland.
Ordered, That the humble Petition of Francis Warner, One of the Creditors of Sir Abraham and Sir Thomas
Dawes, be referred to the Consideration of the Committee for the Customers, to which the Petitions of others,
the Creditors of the said Sir Abraham and Sir Thomas
Dawes, is referred.
According to an Order Yesterday made, the House
was resolved into a Committee.
Mr. Hide was called to the Chair.
And the Committee proceeded to the Consideration of
the Bill concerning Episcopacy.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
A Letter from the Earl of Holland to the Earl of
Essex was read; and then re-delivered to Mr. Hollis,
who brought it in.
Poll and Loan-money.
Mr. Venn presents an Account of Poll and Loanmoney; July 28th.
|First Loan, before the 27th of July, - -
|Second Loan, the 27th and 28th July, - -
|Poll-money, before the 28th July, - -
|Poll-money, the 28th July, - - - -
|To Sir Wm. Uvedale - - - - -
|For the Northern Counties - - - -
||Total of Payments
|Remains in Cash - - - -
|In my Lord of Warwick's Hands - - -
|Loan-money from the City - - - -
|Old Customers - - - - - -
|New Customers - - - - -
|Poll-money - - - - - -
|Sir Martin Lumley - - - - -
Mr. Hill, Sir Martin Lumley, Sir John Colpepper, Mr.
Rigby, Serjeant Wilde, Mr. Weston, Mr. Hoyle, Mr. Aslie,
are added to the Committee for Mr. Smarte.
Sir Martin Lumley will lend One thousand Pounds,
and pay it in anon.
Army, &c. Accounts.
Sir Wm. Uvedale, Sir Robert Pye, Mr. Wheeler, Mr.
Cage, Sir John Colpepper, Sir John Hotham, Mr. Hampden, Captain Venn, Sir Wm. Widdrington, Sir Jo. Harrison, Sir Philip Stapleton;
This Committee is to retire, presently, into the Court
of Wards, to adjust the Accounts of the Monies due to
the Armies; and of the Monies in Cash: And have Power
to send for any Persons and Accounts whatsoever, as
they shall think, may conduce to the same.
It is this Day Ordered, by the House of Commons,
That the Lord General of his Majesty's Army be desired
from this House to appoint some Officers of the Field, to
join with such Gentlemen of Yorkeshire, and the rest of
the Counties, respectively, where Horse or Foot have
been billeted, as the Knights and Burgesses of those
Counties shall nominate to his Lordship, forthwith to
examine what Sums of Money are due to every of the
Inhabitants of those Counties, for the Billet of the Soldiers and Officers both Horse and Foot, together with
their Horses; as also for such Men and Horses, both for
the Train of the Artillery, as of such Waggon-horses, as
have been billeted upon the Counties; from the Fourteenth of June, till the Army be totally disbanded: And
that they certify, what Sums of Money are and will be
due to the Counties, respectively, at the total Disbanding
of the same. It is further Ordered, That the said Billetmoney, appearing to be due upon Account, as aforesaid,
shall be deducted out of the Soldiers Pay, according to
Ordered, That Mr. Speaker shall write his Letter to
the Lord General, to desire his Care in this Behalf accordingly.
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Mr. Hide called to the Chair.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
Message to Lords.
Lord Herbert went up with this Message to the
Lords; to acquaint their Lordships, that, upon some
great Affairs, this House is resolved to sit this Afternoon;
and desire their Lordships would do the like if it may
stand with their Conveniency.
House to sit, &c.
Ordered, That the House shall sit this Afternoon, at Two
of Clock, and be resolved into a Grand Committee, to
proceed with the Bill concerning Episcopacy: And that
no Committee shall sit, but that concerning the Securing
of the Money lent upon the Bill of Poll-money, and the
Committee for the Bill concerning Trained Bands.
vice lecta est Billa, An Act for Restitution of certain
Sums of Money collected for Ship-money, and for Restraint of Suits for the same.
Bargemen, &c. working on Sunday.
vice lecta est Billa, An Act to restrain Bargemen,
Lightermen, and others, to labour upon the Lord's Day,
commonly called Sunday; and, upon Question, passed.
Speaking against King and Parliament.
Ordered, That whereas Information was this Day
given, to this House, of dangerous and wicked Words,
spoken by one Mr. John Smith, a Minister, against the
King and Parliament; for which he is committed to the
Compter in Southwarke:
Ordered, That he continue there still, till this House
give further Order to the contrary: And the Examination of this Business is referred to the Consideration of
the Committee for Recusants, where Mr. Whitakers is
in the Chair.
Message to Lords.
Whereas the Lord Herbert is sent up to the Lords
with a Message, to desire their Lordships to sit this
Afternoon: But in regard the Committee is ready to go
to a present Conference, and that the Lord Herbert is
not yet called in to the Lords: Therefore
Disbanding the Armies &c.
Ordered, That Mr. Hampden do go to the Lord
Herbert, and desire him to acquaint the Lords, that this
House desires a Conference, by a Committee of both
Houses, as soon as it stands with their Lordships Conveniency, concerning the Disbanding of both Armies.
Resolved, upon the Question, That the Ninth Day of
August next, shall be the Day appointed for the Marching away of the Scotts Army.
Resolved, &c. That this shall be One Head of the
Conference now desired with the Lords.
Lord Herbert brings Answer, that their Lordships will
sit this Afternoon, at Four of Clock, and give a Meeting
for a Conference, by a Committee of both Houses.
Resolved, &c. That one Head of the Conference shall
be to acquaint their Lordships, that the Money due for
the Relief of the Northern Counties is ready: And that,
if they shall desire any reasonable Assistance for the
Conveying of it, this House will be ready to assist them
in the best manner they can.
Resolved, &c. That another Head shall be, to desire
the Lords, that the English Commissioners shall move
the Scotch Commissioners to put off the Time for the
Payment of the Fourscore thousand Pounds, Part of the
Brotherly Assistance, till the First of September: And
that, notwithstanding, the House will pay it sooner, if
Resolved, upon the Question, That another Head
shall be, that after that the Scotts shall have declared
their Assent of Disbanding, that then our Army shall be
disbanded with all possible Speed, and the Horse to be
Consciences of Parliament-men.
Ordered, That the Committee appointed to consider
of the Bill for regulating the Consciences of Parliamentmen, shall meet on Saturday next, in the Inner Court of
Wards, at Two of the Clock, in the Afternoon.
Sir Philip Stapleton, Sir John Colpepper, Mr. Pym, Sir
John Hotham, Lord Dungarvon, are to manage this
MR.Speaker resumed the chair.
Committee of both Houses,
Ordered, That the Committee for the Ten Propositions
shall, so soon as the Conference shall be ended, meet with
the Committee of the Lords appointed for that Business.
Ordered, That the House shall be resolved into a
Committee To-morrow Morning, at Eight of Clock, to
proceed with the Bill concerning Episcopacy.
Loan from the City.
Ordered, That the Lord Mayor shall forthwith pay to
the Earl of Warwicke, for the Relief of the Northern
Counties, the Forty thousand Pounds lately advanced
by an Order of this House, by way of Loan, and to be
repaid out of the Poll-money, with Interest: And that
Acquittance or Acquittances, under the Hand of the
Earl of Warwicke, shall be a sufficient Discharge for the
Payment of the said Forty thousand Pounds.
vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Sale of the
Manor of Hogston, alias Hedgstowne, and other Lands
in the County of Midd', for the Payment of the Debts
and Legacies, and other Bequests, of Simon Rowse,
According to an Order made this Morning, the House
was resolved into a Committee.
Mr. Hide was called to the Chair.
And the Committee proceeded with the Bill concerning Episcopacy.
|From the Sixteenth of October to the Twelfth of August, accounting Thirty Days to the
Month, Two hundred Fifty-five thousand Pounds, amounts to, in all - - - -
|Whereof, paid to my Lord of Warwicke
|Remains due to the Twelfth of August
|Towards which remains, in his own Hands,
|The old Customes - - - - - - -
|New Customers - - - - - - -
|Money to be lent in the House - - -
|Remains - - - - - - - - - -
|Of Loan-monies there, and others, - -
|In Mr. Wheeler's Hands, &c. and in Mr.
Paramor's Hands - - - - - -
Loan from the City.
A Message from the Lords, by Baron Henden * * * *;
The Lords desire a Conference, by a Committee of
both Houses, concerning the Loan of Forty Thousand
Pounds by the City; and concerning the last Conference; presently, in the Painted Chamber, if it may
stand with the conveniency of this House.
Answer returned, by the same Messengers;
The House has taken their Lordships Message into
Consideration; and is resolved to give a present Meeting, as is desired.
King's Journey into Scotland.
Resolved, upon the Question; That, after this Conference shall be ended, the House shall return, to resume
the Debate of the Report now made from the Committee
appointed to consider, what is fit to be presented concerning the King's Journey into Scotland.
Sir John Colpepper reports from the Committee appointed to consider of the King's Journey into Scotland,
these Two Resolutions:
1. That the Lords be desired by this House, in a Conference, to join with this House in a Petition to his Majesty, to appoint a Custos Regni or Locum tenens, during
his Absence out this Kingdom; and, amongst other
things, in special, to give him Power to give the Royal
Assent in Parliament; and to do such other Things as
the King might do in Parliament, if he were present:
2. That his Majesty be likewise petitioned, that an
Act of Parliament may pass, to this Effect; that such
Commission shall not be repealed, until his Majesty's
Return from Scotland to the City of London.
After some Debate of these Propositions in the House,
it was, by the House, Resolved, upon the Question, as
1. That the Lords be desired by this House (in a Conference) to join with this House in a Petition to his Majesty, that his Majesty would be pleased to grant a Commission to One or more Person or Persons, to have the
Power for a Custos Regni or Locum tenens during his
Absence out of this Kingdom; and, amongst other
things in especial, to grant to such Person or Persons
Power to give the Royal Assent in Parliament; and to
do such other things, as the King might do in Parliament,
if he were present.
2. That his Majesty be likewise petitioned, that an Act
of Parliament may pass to this Effect, that such Commission shall not be determined, until his Majesty return
from Scotland to the Cities of London or Westminster, or
be present in full Parliament.
Lord Falkland is appointed to go up to the Lords, Tomorrow Morning, to desire a Conference with their
Lordships, by a Committee of both Houses, concerning
his Majesty's Journey into Scotland.
Mr. Selden, Sir John Colpepper, Mr. Hollis, Mr. Pym,
Mr. Hampden, Mr. Whitlocke, are to manage this Conference.
Commrs of Poll-money.
Whereas Information was this Day given to this
House, that divers of the Commissioners for the County
of Norfolke, appointed for the Levying of the Two last
Subsidies, are appointed also Commissioners for the
Raising of the Poll-money, by the same Names and
Additions as in the said Act of Subsidies; that several
of the said Commissioners, since the Making of the said
Act, have had the Honour of Knighthood, or some other
Honour, conferred upon them; which makes many of
those Commissioners in doubt whether to execute the
said Commissions, wanting the said Additions: The
House doth declare, that notwithstanding this, they
ought to execute the Commission for Levying of the