Die Martis, 2 Augusti, 1642.
Prisoners in the Fleete.
ORDERED, That the Petition of the distressed
Prisoners in the Fleete be referred to the Consideration of the Committee appointed to consider of the
Lieut. of Northampton.
Resolved, That this House doth nominate and approve
the Earl of Peterborough to be Lieutenant of the County
of Northampton, in the Place of the Lord Spencer, formerly nominated Lieutenant of that County.
Mr. Martin is appointed to carry up this Vote to the
Money for Ireland.
Resolved, upon the Question, That the Three-and-twenty thousand Pounds, now at Chester, be immediately
sent over into Ireland.
Resolved, upon the Question, That this Three-and-twenty thousand Pounds shall be proportionably distributed among the common Soldiers, and all Officers
Resolved, That Mr. Marten do write a Letter, to declare, That it is not the Intention of the House, that the
Captains and other Officers shall not be paid; but that
there is a greater Sum of Money forthwith to be sent
over, out of which they are to be satisfied.
Money for Ireland.
Resolved, upon the Question, That the Treasurers
appointed to receive the Monies that come in upon the
Acts of Subscription for Ireland, do forthwith advance
to Mr. Loftus, Deputy Treasurer at Wars for Ireland,
Twenty-seven thousand Pounds, to make up the Fifty
thousand Pounds formerly ordered to be sent, out of the
Monies that come in upon the Loan of the Hundred
thousand Pounds lent by the particular Companies of
London, to be immediately sent over into Ireland, for
the Pay of the Soldiers there.
Resolved, That Five thousand Pounds more shall be
paid unto Mr. Loftus, Deputy Treasurer at Wars for
Ireland, to be disposed of upon the Lord Lieutenant's
Warrants, for incident Charges, out of the first Monies
that shall come in upon the Loan of the Hundred thousand Pounds lent by the Particular Companies of the
City of London.
Loan from the City.
Ordered, That Mr. Ven do require a particular Account of the State of the Hundred thousand Pounds lent
by the particular Companies, and what of the said Monies are issued out, and upon what Order.
Ordered, That the Master and Wardens of the Company of Clothworkers be summoned to attend here To-morrow Morning, to give an Account why the Monies
allotted upon their Company, for their Proportion of the
Hundred thousand Pounds promised to be lent by the
particular Companies of London, are not yet brought in.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir Ro. Riche and
Trial of Ld. Mayor.
The Lords have commanded us to return you this
Declaration, which they have agreed unto, with these
Alterations and Additions: They likewise let you know,
that they are now ready to proceed in the Trial against
the Lord Mayor.
The Amendments and Additions were read; and, by
Vote upon the Question, all assented unto: And
Ordered, That the Committee go up to be present at
Answer returned by the same Messengers;
The House has considered their Lordships Message;
and do concur in all the Amendments and Additions;
and will send up some of their Members, to be present
at the Trial of the Lord Mayor.
Resolved, upon the Question, That the Report of the
Letter Office be made by Mr. Weston and Mr. Prideaux,
on Thursday Morning next peremptorily.
Resolved, upon the Question, That Three Months
Pay shall be forthwith paid to the Ten Troops of Horse
appointed to attend the Scotts Army for Three Months
Allowance to Lord Loftus.
Resolved, upon the Question, That Two hundred
Pounds shall be allowed to the Lord Loftus, late Lord
Chancellor of Ireland, out of the Contribution Money;
and that the Treasurers be appointed to pay the same
Leave to go to France.
Ordered, That those Irish Gentlemen, Papists, late of
the Inns a' Court, that attended Mr. Speaker, shall have
Leave to be transported into France.
Instructions to Skinner.
Instructions for the County of Kent to Mr. Augustyn
Skinner, whereby the Desires of this County may be presented by him to the Honourable House of Commons,
English Protestants in Ireland.
The humble Petition of certain distressed English
Protestants in Ireland, read; and ordered to be referred
to the special Care of the Committee for the Contribution Money; to consider of their Relief.
Proceedings at Kent Assizes.
Sir Hen. Heyman, Sir Hen. Vane, and Sir Edw. Partriche, made Report of the Proceedings of the Committee
at Kent Assizes; and of the Carriage of Judge Mallett,
and divers of the Justices of Peace there.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee for the
Defence of the Kingdom, to consider of the fittest way
to send speedily for Judge Mallett.
Ordered, That the whole Business concerning the Proceedings at the last Assizes in Kent, by the Committee
of this House; and the Carriage of Judge Mallett, and
divers others; be referred to the Consideration of the
Committee for the Defence of the Kingdom.
Sir G. Strode, &c.
Resolved, &c. That the Bail for Sir Geo. Strode, Sir
Roger Twisden, and Mr. Spencer, shall be required forthwith to bring in their Persons to attend this House.
Ordered, That the Restraint made by this House, of
Mr. Killigrewe's Horses in Colman-street, shall be taken
Serj. Hide to attend.
Ordered, That Mr. Serjeant Hide do attend the House
To-morrow, upon the former Business.
Person sent for.
Resolved, &c. That the Sheriff of Dorsetshire shall be
forthwith sent for, as a Delinquent.
Resolved, &c. That Mr. Constantine do bring in an
Order for the Indemnity of the Mayor of Dorchester,
and the Townsmen there, concerning their Mustering and
Training the People for the Defence of that Place, and
to encourage them for the future.
Ordered, That Mr. Rigbie do return Thanks unto
* * * * for their Care in the Service of this House.
That Mr. Bodvile shall have Licence to carry down,
for the Defence of his House in Wales, the Arms
formerly ordered him, and now presented in a List;
Twenty Head-pieces, Twenty Swords, Twenty Belts,
half an Hundred of Match; Saddles, Coats, Carabines,
and other Necessaries for Two Horses.