Die Mercurii, 27 Aprilis, 1642.
Preachers appointed, and thanked.
RESOLVED, upon the Question, That Mr. Chute
of Lumberd-street, and Mr. Harris of Hanwell,
shall be intreated to preach before the House of Commons, the next Fast.
Mr. Arth. Goodwyn and Sir Simonds D'Ewes are appointed to return Thanks to Mr. Goodwyn, and Mr. Carroll, for the great Pains they took in the Sermons they
this Day preach. in St. Margarett's,Westminster, at
the Intreaty of the House of Commons; and likewise
to desire them, from the House, to print their Sermons.
And it is farther Ordered, That none shall presume to
print them for the Space of Two Months, but such as
they shall appoint.
Proceedings concerning Hull.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee Yesterday appointed to prepare Heads for the Conference
concerning Hull, or any Three of them, to make a Narrative of all the Proceedings that have been, touching
that Business, from the Beginning till this Time; to the
end that it, together with the Votes passed Yesterday,
may be published: And are to meet presently, in the
Court of Wards; and to bring it in To-morrow Morning.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee for the
Bill concerning the Christ Church in Tothill Field, to
consider how it may be prepared, and made fit, against
the next Fast.
Ordered, That the Committee concerning the Ministers shall have Power to meet de die in diem, as they
shall think fit.
Sir S. D'Ewes' Subscription.
Sir Simonds D'Ewes, a Member of this House, freely
offering and subscribing a Note, to allow Fifty Pounds
yearly, to the Relief of Ireland, so long as the War lasts,
without expecting any Part of the Rebels Lands in that
Kingdom (besides what he shall be charged with in his
Particular, by Aids granted by Parliament); the House,
being acquainted herewith, commanded that this Promise
and undertaking of his should be entered in the Journals
of this House; for a Testimony of his good Affections
to the Reducing of That Kingdom, and to the Peace and
Safety of This.
Mr. Geo. Peard, likewise a Member of this House,
promised and undertook to allow Twenty Pounds yearly,
to the Relief of Ireland, so long as the War lasts, expecting nothing for it: The House doth take this for a
very acceptable Service; and doth Order, That it should
be entered in the Journals of this House; for a Testimony
of his good Affections to the Peace of that Kingdom,
Conference concerning Hull.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir Edw. Leech and
The Lords desire a Conference, by Committees of both
Houses, touching the Matter of the last Conference, concerning Hull, presently in the Painted Chamber, ir it
may stand with the Conveniency of this House.
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.
Mr. Holles, and Mr. Pym, are appointed Reporters
of this Conference.
Votes concerning Hull.
Mr. Holles reports, That at this Conference the Lord
Privy Seal delivered the particular Answers to the Votes
sent up from this House to the Lords, concerning Hull.
To the First, they agree, leaving out the Words
"Lords Lieutenants and Deputy Lieutenants:" and instead, adding the Words "Justices of Peace:" Because
it is not possible to write out the Commissions so speedily
as this Business requires. And they have likewise ordered
the Votes to be printed.
To the Second, they have agreed: And accordingly
an Order is given to the Lord Admiral, to which the
Lords desire the Assent of this House [a].
And the House, by Vote upon the Question, assented unto it.
To the Third, they have agreed: And ordered to
To the Fourth, the Lords have agreed: And have
appointed to send Two of their Members.
To the Fifth, concerning the speedy Removing the
Magazine at Hull, the Lords have ordered the same.
To the Sixth, concerning the sending for the Pinnace
and Captain, riding at Hull, the Lords have given Order
To the Seventh, concerning the Declaration, the Lords
do agree unto it: And have ordered the same to be
By Vote upon the Question, Sir Edward Aiscough, Sir
Christ. Wray, Sir Sam. Owfield, and Mr. Hatcher, Members of this House are appointed and nominated Committees by this House, to reside in Lincolneshire; and,
upon Occasion, to resort to Hull, according to the Order
of both Houses.