Die Mercurii, 3 Augusti, 1642.
THE Instructions to Sir Jo. Curson, and other Committees to be sent into the County of Derbye, for
Preservation of the Peace of that County, were this Day
read; and, by Vote upon the Question, assented unto;
and ordered to be sent unto the Lords, for their Concurrence herein.
Ordered, That Sir Jo. Curson shall have Mr. Speaker's
Warrant to carry some Arms he has provided for his
own Service, to his House.
Person sent for.
Ordered, That Captain Allen Lockhart, a Scotts Gentleman, stayed at Quinborough, be forthwith sent for, to
attend this House.
Upon the humble Petition of William New, Mayor
of St. Albanes, now Prisoner in the Fleet, by former Order of this House, for reading his Majesty's late Declaration, be forthwith discharged from any farther
Bringing up Prisoners.
The Sheriff of Caermarthen was called in: Who informed the House, that he received, at the Confines of
Caermarthen, certain Prisoners, from the Sheriff of Pembroke, by Order of Parliament, to be brought from Sheriff
to Sheriff; and he brought them to the Confines of Brecon, and required the Sheriff of that County to take them
into his Custody, and convey them to the next Sheriff:
But he refused it, saying, the King's Hand was not to it.
He was Two Days after required the second Time to
receive them; but he refused it positively; and said, He
would not obey the Orders. That he kept them to his
great Charges; and sent up to the Parliament, but received no Answer; and so was enforced to bring them up
hither, and find them Horses, and bear their Charges.
Person sent for.
Resolved, upon the Question, That Hugh Meredith,
Bailiff of Brecknock, be forthwith sent for, as a Delinquent.
Resolved, upon the Question, That this House will take
care, that the Sheriff of Carmarthen shall have Satisfaction
allowed him for his Pains and Charges in this Service.
Resolved, &c. That the Sheriff of Carmarthen shall have
Fifty Pounds in Hand paid him, out of the Monies that
is due from Sir Geo. Whitmore, in part of Satisfaction.
The Sheriff of Carmarthen was called in: And Mr.
Speaker told him * * * *
Message to Lords.
Mr. Strode carried up to the Lords the Instructions for
the County of Derbye; and the Orders of Twenty-seven
thousand Pounds, and Five thousand Pounds, to Mr.
Upon the Petition of Jo Woodgreene, Sailor, now in the
Serjeant's Custody; it is Ordered, That the said Jo. Woodgreen be forthwith discharged from any farther Restraint.
Ordered, That Mr. Brugis, now in the Custody of the
Serjeant, for giving some Abuse and Affront to some
Volunteers of Edlesborough, be forthwith released from
any farther Restraint.
South Mimmes Minister.
A Letter from Dr. Duck, of August the first, shewing
the Reasons alleged by him for his not giving Institution
to Mr. Tutty, to the Living of South Mimmes, being
thereunto presented by the undoubted Patron, was this
Day read; and considered of: And it is
Resolved, upon the Question, That Dr. Duck be desired to give Institution to Mr. Wm. Tutty to the Living
of South Mimmes, notwithstanding the Allegations against
Proceedings against Treswell.
The Sheriff of Norwich was called in; and did affirm,
That Captain Treswell came into Norwich on Thursday
last, to raise Volunteers, by virtue of a Warrant under
the Earl of Lindseye's Hand, on Friday Morning: The
Mayor, and Court of Aldermen, being informed hereof,
convented him before them, and advised him not to beat
his Drum; He went out notwithstanding, and did beat up
his Drum: Mr. Mayor sent the Sword-bearer unto him,
to require him not to beat up his Drum: He answered,
If he could not have their good Wills for beating up his
Drum, he would beat it up against their Wills. Thereupon the Mayor and Court of Aldermen required me,
and my Brother Sheriff, to apprehend him; which accordingly we did; and he was committed to Prison: And Mr.
Mayor since receiving an Order from this honourable
House, for the Sending him up in safe Custody, they have
sent him up accordingly.
Captain Treswell was called in; and did confess that
he did beat up his Drum in Manner as was alleged, being authorized thereunto by a Commission under the E.
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Resolved, upon the Question, That Captain Moses Treswell be forthwith committed Prisoner to the Gatehouse,
there to remain during the Pleasure of the House.
Ordered, That this whole Business concerning Captain
Treswell's Beating of Drums at Lynne and Norwich, by
virtue of a Commission under the Earl of Lyndseye's
Hand, be referred to the Committee for the Defence of
The Sheriff of Norwich was called in: And Mr.
Speaker, by the Command of the House, acquainted
him, "That the House takes Notice of the good Service
of yourself, your Brother Sheriff, and the Mayor, both
upon this and other Occasions; for which they return you
all Thanks; and do desire you to return the Thanks of
this House unto them all."
..Reynolds,.. Constantine,.. Rigby,.. Corbett,.. Wilde,
.. Cage, are presently to withdraw, to prepare an Order
to enable the City of Norwich to preserve their Magazine.
Mr. Constantine presented an Order for the Indemnity
of such as have endeavoured, and applied themselves, to
defend the Magazine in Dorchester.
Carried up to the Lords by Sir Walth. Erle.
Answer from Lords.
Mr. Strode brings Answer; That the Lords do concur
with this House, in the Instructions for Derbyshire; and
to the Order for Twenty-seven thousand Pounds: As to
the Order of Five thousand Pounds for incident Charges,
they will send Answer by Messengers of their own.
Dep. Lieuts. &c. of Northampton.
That the Gentlemen of Northamptonshire formerly appointed for Deputy Lieutenants, Colonels, Captains, and
other Officers, by the Lord Spencer, may be authorized
by both Houses to do and execute all Things which they
might have done by virtue of their several Commissions,
as if they were still in Force, until the Earl of Peterborough
shall have granted his Deputations, with the Allowance
of both Houses.
Mr. Rigby presented an Order for the Discharge of such
Recognizances as have been taken for the Appearance of
certain People that were bound to appear before Judges:
Whereas John Gaskell of Manchester, in the County
of Lancaster, and Thomas Hiccock, Tho. Bennett, and
Mr. Osley, in the County of Chester, and divers other
Persons, are, or have been, arrested, imprisoned, and inforced to give Recognizances and Bail for their Appearances before several Judges and Justices; which Prosecutions have been so made against them occasionally, for
that they did perform, observe, and execute the Orders
and Commands of the Lords and Commons in Parliament
assembled, or were countenancing, aiding, or assisting
unto them who did perform, observe, or execute the same;
or for that they did not submit themselves to the Commission of Array, or the Injunctions or Commands of the
Commissioners therein named: And whereas divers other
Persons are now, upon the like Occasions, endeavoured
to be arrested, and imprisoned, and enforced to give
such like Bail, as aforesaid: It is now Ordered, by the
said Lords and Commons, That the like shall not be
attempted or done in time to come: And that all Judges
and Justices, having Power to discharge the said Imprisonments and Bails, shall, upon Knowledge of the Premises, forthwith release, free, and discharge, the said Jo.
Gaskell, Tho. Hiccock, Tho. Bennett, and Mr. Osley, and
all others whom it shall concern, from all Imprisonments,
Recognizances, and Bails, occasioned by the Causes or
Pretences aforesaid, or any of them; and shall suffer no
farther Prosecution to be had in that Behalf.
Mr. Whittlock, Sir Gilbert Gerard, Mr. Cage, Mr.
Hill, are appointed to consider of the Propositions of Sir
Walth. Roberts, concerning the Aqueduct Money; and
to prepare an Order concerning it.
Information concerning Serj. Hide.
Ordered, That the Information concerning Serjeant
Hide, be taken into Consideration To-morrow Morning,
at Ten of Clock peremptorily: And Mr. Speaker is to
put the House in mind hereof. And the Keeper of the
Prison, where the Mayor of Salisbury is committed, is
required to bring the said Mayor hither To-morrow
Ordered, That One hundred Men shall be forthwith
raised, as Recruits, to be sent to the Fort of Duncannon.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Commissioners
for Ireland, to consider speedily which way there may
be a Thousand Men sent for the Relief of the Earl of
Theomond, out of the North of Ireland, or elsewhere, by
E. of Kerrye.
Mr. Whitlock presented the Order concerning the Earl
Earl of Thomond's Pay.
Ordered, That Mr. Loftus shall forthwith pay One
Month's Pay, due to the Earl of Thomond for a Company of Foot and a Troop of Horse, from the First of
July last; and One Month's Advance.
Ordered, That the Commission granted by the Earl of
Lindsey, to Captain Treswell, for the Raising of Forces,
shall be referred to the Consideration of the former Committee: And they are speedily to deliver their Opinions
And Mr. Rigby, Mr. Reynolds, Mr. Corbett, Serjeant
Wilde, Mr. Whitlocke, and Mr. Constantine, are added to
Covent Garden Church.
Ordered, That all the Members of the House that will
come to the Committee for Covent Garden Church, shall