Die Martis, 9 Augusti, 1642.
Payment to Chudleigh.
THAT Wm. Bartlett, and Edw. Anthony, appointed
Receivers of the Money that comes in upon the
Propositions for Bringing in of Money, Horse, and Plate,
in the County of Devon, do forthwith pay unto Sir Geo.
Chudleigh, Five thousand Pounds, upon Account, out of
the said Monies.
The Instructions for Northamptonshire to be sent up to
the Lords; and that their Concurrence be desired therein:
And that the Members of this House are appointed Committees to go into Northamptonshire.
Arms to Northamptonshire.
Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do grant his Warrant to
Mr. Knightley, for conveying into Northamptonshire
some Quantities of Arms, viz. * * * *
Affairs in Worcestershire.
A Letter from one of Mr. Wm. Stephens, of Worcestershire, relating the Passages at the Grand Assizes at Worcester, concerning the Commission of Array; and the
Copy of a Declaration and Protestation agreed upon by
the Grand Jury there; and the Copy of a Petition of
divers of the best Freeholders of the County of Worcester, presented to the Judge there; the which he
refused to read.
Ordered, That Serjeant Wilde and Mr. Salloway be,
with all convenient Speed, injoined to go down into
Worcestershire, with the Instructions for the Counties;
and to use their best Endeavours for the Preservation of
the Peace of the County: And that they shall cause the
Coat and Conduct Money to be safe kept where it is, till
farther Order by this House: And that a Messenger do
go down with them, for the Apprehending of the Bailiffs
of Droitewich, and Henry Harris of the said Town, that
have removed the Earl of Shrowsburie's Armour, contrary to the Ordinance for the Militia; and bringing them
up to the said House.
Affairs in Northampton.
A Letter from Ashby, of the Eighth of August instant,
from Ric. Knightley and others, to Sir Jo. Dreydon, and
Sir Gilbert Pickeringe, was read.
Ordered, That William Fitzwilliams, Esquire, Sir Jo.
Dreydon Baronet, Sir Christopher Yelver ... Knight and
Baronet, Sir Gilbert Pickering Baronet, Zouch Tate Esquire, Jo. Crew Esquire, Rich. Knightley Esquire, and
Sir Jo. Finch, appointed, as a Committee, to go down into
the County of Northampton, with Instructions for the
Putting the Militia in Execution, and the Preservation of
the Peace of the County: And the other Gentlemen
named in the Instructions, are required to be aiding and
assisting unto them herein, with their best Endeavours.
Money stayed at Guildhall.
Ordered, That Ald. Soames, Ald. Penington, Mr. Venn,
Mr. Vassall, do forthwith go to Guildhall, in London, and
see the Monies this Day stayed, belonging to Sir George
Benyion, told there; and laid up in safe Custody, in the
Hands of the Treasurers for the Subscriptions, till this
House doth give further Order: And this House doth declare, that the Staying thereof was an acceptable Service;
and that this House will protect them that made Stay
Proceedings against the Lord Mayor.
A Message from the Lords by Sir Ro. Riche, and
The Lords are now ready to proceed against the Lord
Mayor; this being the Time appointed.
Answer returned by the same Messengers; That the
House hath resolved to send up some of their Members,
to attend that Service, presently.
Message to Lords.
Mr. Crew carried up to the Lords the Instructions for
Bringing in Money, &c.
Mr. Peard, Mr. Rigby, Sir H. Mildmay, Sir Arth.
Haselrigg, are appointed to withdraw, to prepare a
Declaration concerning the bringing in of Money, and
Raising of Forces, upon Pretence of Defence of the
King's Person, &c.
Affairs in Sussex.
A Letter from Mr. Jo. Alforde, Sir Wm. Goring, Sir
Tho. Bowyer, Sir Wm. Morley, and others, of the County
of Sussex; and the Copies of Two Commissions under
his Majesty's Hand, to Colonel Goringe, Governor of
.... and desiring that the Magazine at Chichester might
be delivered into their Hands, was this Day read; and
ordered to be referred to the Committee for the Defence
of the Kingdom.
Resolved, upon the Question, That the Magazine at
Chichester shall remain in the Hands that now they are
in: And that Mr. Morley do write a Letter to Captain
Chitty, in whose Custody it now is, to that Purpose.
Members to be summoned.
Ordered, That Mr. Jo. Alford, Sir Tho. Bowyer, Sir
Wm. Morley, and Mr. Tho. May, Members of this
House, be forthwith summoned to attend the Service
of the House; and to give more particular Information in the Particulars mentioned in their Letter to Mr.
Affairs in Cornewall.
A Letter from Lanceston, of the 5th of August, from
the Committee sent by this House into Cornwall; relating the Passages of Judge Foster, the Sheriff, Sir Nicolas Slaninge, Sir Bevile Greenvile, and Mr. Jo. Arundell,
Members of this House, at the Assizes there; and, after
the Assizes done, how they proceeded in publishing his
Majesty's Proclamations concerning Hull, and the Militia,
and other Matters, contrary to the Orders of the House,
was this Day read.
Slaning disabled to sit.
Resolved, upon the Question, That Sir Nicholas Slaning be disabled from sitting any longer a Member of this
House during this Parliament.
Members to be summoned.
Ordered, That Sir Bevile Greenvile, and Mr. Tho.
Arundell, be forthwith summoned to attend the Service
of this House on this Day fortnight, at farthest.
Persons sent for.
Resolved, upon the Question, That Sir Nich. Slaning
be forthwith sent for, as a Delinquent.
Resolved, upon the Question, That Mr. Ja. Grells,
High Sheriff of the County of Cornwall, be forthwith
sent for, as Delinquents.-
Answer from Lords.
Mr. Crue reports, that the Lords do agree to the
Instructions and Order.-
Persons sent for.
Resolved, upon the Question, That Mr. Nich. Hatch,
the Minister, be forthwith sent for, as a Delinquent.
Affairs in Cornewall.
Ordered, That Mr. Buller do carry up to the Lords
the Letter from the Committee in Cornwall; and the
Votes of this House.
Affairs at Chewton, &c.
A Letter from Mr. Ashe, a Member of this House,
from Freshford, of the 7th of August, relating the Passages at Chewton, was read; and ordered to be carried
up to the Lords by Mr. Ashe: And it is likewise ordered,
That it be forthwith printed; and that the Gentlemen of
the Committee, and of that County, have Thanks returned them: And that Thanks be returned to the rest of
that Country: And that Mr. Taylor, a Burgess of Bristoll, do return Thanks to such Gentlemen of Bristoll as
have shewed themselves forward in this Service.
Ordered, That the Magazine of Welles be taken out of
the Custody of Sir F. Dodington; and restored to the
Custody of the Deputy Lieutenants of the County of
Commission of Array.
Ordered, That all those that have shewn themselves
Countenancers of the Commission of Array in all Counties, be forthwith disarmed: and that the principal Actors
therein be forthwith sent up, as Delinquents, to the Parliament: And that the Lords Lieutenants, and the Deputy
Lieutenants, in all Counties, be injoined and authorized
to employ the Power of the Counties, for the Apprehending and Disarming of them; and likewise to pursue them
from County to County; especially Marquis Hertford,
Lord Pawlett, Sir Jo. Stoell, Mr. Smyth, Sir Ra. Hopton,
Sir Tho. Lunsford, Sir Jo. Mounson, Sir Lewis Dive,
the Lord Willoughby Son to the Earl of Lindsey, Lord
Coventry, the Earl of Northampton, Lord Seymour, and
all other their Adherents and Complices.
Commissaries in Buck'.
Ordered, That Sir Tho. Sanders and Tho. Westall shall
be appointed Commissaries in the County of Buck', to
view and value the Horse and Arms, raised and provided
in the County of Buck': And a Certificate, under their
Hands, of the Value of the same, shall be as available for
the Lenders as if the Horse and Arms were valued by
the Commissaries here in London.
Essex Commissioners, &c.
Ordered, That Tho. Aylett, Tho. Guyon, and Jeremy
Aylett, shall be added and appointed Three of the Commissioners for the County of Essex: And Rob. Craine and
Hen. Coleman, to be Receivers of such Monies as shall
come in upon the Subscriptions for bringing in of Horse,
Money, or Plate.
Mr. P ... * * *.
Deputy Treasurer at Wars.
Resolved, upon the Question, That this House doth
allow of Captain * Vernon to be Deputy to Sir Gilbert
Gerrard, Treasurer at Wars for the Army now to be
raised by Parliament; and doth declare, That, for such
Monies as come to the Hands of Captain Vernon, Deputy
Treasurer at Wars, he shall be responsible and accountable for the same; and Sir Gilbert Gerard discharged
thereof; and shall be accountable only for such Monies
as shall come to the Hands of him the said Sir Gilbert
Ld. Kerrye's Petition.
Ordered, That the Committee for Adventurers do meet
upon the Lord Kerrye's Petition, at Two .. Clock, in the
Court of Wards, this Afternoon.
Defence of the Kingdom.
Resolved, upon the Question, That Sir Gilbert Gerard
be added to the Committee for the Defence of the
Mr. J * * * *.
Payment to Rushworth.
Whereas One hundred and Fifty Pounds was formerly
* * * Mr. Rushworth, for his p. * * * Services,
wherein he was * * * * to the North, the which he
ha ... * * * * * is this Day Ordered, That * * *
* * Treasurer at Wars for * * * * the Parliament do
forthwith * * * * John Rushworth the said * * *
* * Pounds, according to the * * * *.
Jernsey and Garnesey.
Ordered, That those Gent * * * * Jernsey and Garnesey, do make * * * * think necessary for the Saf ...
* * * * the Committee for the Defence.