Die Sabbati, 8 Novembris, 1645.
ORdered, That Sir Nevill Poole shall have Leave to go
into the Country for a Month, from the Time of his
going out of Town: And that his Service in the House
be, during that time, dispensed with.
An Ordinance for the Payment of several Pensions to
the Servants of the Family of the King's Children, during
their Lives, or until they shall be re-invested in their
several Places, from which, upon the Reducement of that
Family, they were lately suspended, was this Day read the
First and Second time; and, upon the Question, committed
unto the former Committee; with the Addition of Mr.
Recorder, Sir Anthony Irby, Mr. Holland, Sir Walter Erle,
Mr. Rous, Sir Robert Pye, Mr. Sandys, Sir Simon D' Ewes,
Mr. Wheeler, Mr. Thorpe, Sir Edmund Fowell, and Sir
John Evelyn junior.
A Letter from Colonel-General Pointz, from Bingham,
of 3 Novembris, 1645, concerning the Taking in of
Shelford-House; with the Copy of the Summons to the
Governor, and the Governor's Answer inclosed; were this
Ordered, That the Messenger that brought the Letter
from Colonel-General Pointz, of the good News of takeing in Shelford-House, shall have Twenty Pounds bestowed
upon him for his Pains: And that the Committee of Lords
and Commons for Advance of Monies, sitting at Haberdashers-Hall, do forthwith pay the said Twenty Pounds.
The Lords Concurrence to be desired herein.
Resolved, &c. That my Lord Lisle shall have the Allowance of Fifteen hundred Pounds, out of the Fifth, and
Twentieth-Part of such Persons as he shall discover to the
Committee at Haberdashers-Hall, not yet discovered; the
said Fifteen hundred Pounds to be paid upon Account, and
to be deducted out of the Arrears due unto him for his Service in Ireland.
The Lords Concurrence to be desired herein.
Mr. Speaker acquainted the House, That he had received
a Letter from one John Musgrave, a Prisoner in the Fleete,
with a Petition inclosed.
The Letter was of 28th October 1645; and was read;
and likewise the Petition; and was, concerning Mr. Richard
Barwis, a Member of this House, and others, employed in
the Service of the Parliament: And
It is thereupon Ordered, That this Letter, Petition, and
Papers, be referred to the Committee to whom the Papers
formerly brought in from the Scotts Commissioners, and
from the said Musgrave and one Osmotherley, were referred:
Who are to take the same into Consideration; and also, a
printed Pamphlet, intituled, "England's Birthright;"
and to report their Opinions thereupon to the House.
Ordered, That Mr. Scawen be heard on Monday Morning, concerning the Business of the Army: And that, after
him, Sir Walter Erle report the Business concerning the
Stores: And that, the next Business, Sir John Northcote do
report the Business concerning Mr. Tregonnell's Fine.
A Message from the Lords, by Serjeant Ayloffe and
The Lords have sent you a Letter to be sent to the King
of Denmarke, concerning Sir John Henderson, and Instructions for the Agent that shall be sent into Denmarke: To
which they desire your Concurrence:-A Committee of both
Houses, to take into Consideration the Business of ChurchGovernment, as is contained in this Paper: An Ordinance
for Increase of Maintenance for the Parish of Kirtling in
the County of Cambridge: To which they do likewise desire your Concurrence.
Ordered, That the whole Business of this Message be
taken into Consideration, the first Business, on Monday
Morning: And that no other Business do then intervene:
And that Mr. Speaker do put the House in mind hereof.
Answer returned by the same Messengers;
The House will take your Message into speedy Consideration; and will send Answer by Messengers of their own.
The Declaration touching the Proceedings of this House,
in the Matter of Church-Government, was this Day read
the Second time.
The Question was propounded, Whether this Declaration shall be laid aside for the present:
And then there being some Difference about these Words,
"for the present;"
And the Question being put, Whether these Words,
"for the present," shall be Part of the Question;
The House was divided.
The Yeas went forth.
||Tellers for the Yea:
|Sir Phil. Stapleton,
||With the Yea,
|Sir Walter Erle,
||Tellers for the Noe:
|Sir Antho. Irby,
||With the Noe,
Resolved, &c. That this Declaration be laid aside for
Resolved, &c. That whensoever this Declaration shall be
taken into Consideration, that a Day shall be appointed for
it: And that it shall not be taken into Consideration but
between the Hours of Ten and Twelve.