Die Sabbati, 1 Octobris, 1642.
Letter from Captain Bayly
A LETTER from Captain Bayly, of the 26th of
September, was read; and ordered to be referred
to the Committee for the Safety of the Kingdom: And
that the Committee send up for the said Captain Bayly.
Upon the Report from the Committee for the absent
Members, Mr. Hebblethwayte was ordered to be admitted.
The humble Petition of Mr. Fred. Gibb was read; and
nothing done upon it at this time.
Resolved, upon * *, That the House doth allow of
Sir Christ. Nevile, Sir Edm. Pye, Baronets, Mr. Henry
Owen Scrivener, and Sir Peter Killigrew, to be Bail for
Sir Jo. Lucas.
Answer from Lords.
Sir Tho. Barrington brings Answer, That the Lords
will send Answer, by Messengers of their own, to the Instructions for Essex; and to the Order concerning the
Preachers of Paule's Crosse: To the Orders for Worcestershire, concerning the Coat and Conduct Money;
and concerning the Magazine at Droitwich; and concerning Captain Tucker; and for the Winter Guard;
they do fully concur.
A Letter from Mr. Nich Loftus, of the One and
twentieth of September, to Mr. Allen, One of the Committee of Adventures; relating the State of the Army,
and Town of Dublyn; was this Day read.
Ordered, That, on Monday Morning next, the Debate
of the Lord Lieutenant's going into Ireland shall be
taken into Consideration.
Proceedings on King's Speech.
Mr. Pym reports the Conference: That the Lords,
having seen a Speech which his Majesty was pleas ..
* * * * do conceive, that it contains many things that
may prove prejudicial to the Parliament, and the whole
The Speech and Protestation were read.
The Lords * * * *
That if they be Traitors, we are Traitors; If they be
Brownists, Anabaptists, and Atheists, we have little
Scandal upon the Parle ...
That in voting down Bishops, the Common Prayerbook was voted down.
That it should be necessary * * * * no farther Intention than what his Majesty had expressed to take
Care, that the weak Consciences of all his Majesty's
loving Subjects might be freed from such Ceremonies as
He made another Observation * * * *
That it did appear that many great Pressures are
likely to fall upon the People; which was likely to be
laid upon Necessity, if his Majesty did prevail.
A Committee to be appointed, to make a fitting
Answer to his Speech of his Majesty's; and to frame
a Protestation to be made on the Behalf of the Parliament.
Resolved, That this House doth agree with the Lords,
that a Committee be nominated for the Preparing a
fitting Answer to this Speech and Protestation of his
Majesty's: And that, at the same time, the Lords be
moved to give and Answer to the former Message from
this House, concerning the sending away the Capuchins,
and dissolving the Convent.
Complaints against Wicherlye, &c.
Some of the Soldiers of Captain Wicherleye's Company
were called in to the Bar, and did complain, That their
Captain had not seen them, nor been at his Charge,
above twice these Three Weeks: And that he had never
trained them, nor exercised them, since he had the Command of them.
Resolved, upon the Question, That Captain Wicherley
be forthwith sent for as a Delinquent; and his Lieutenant, Lieutenant Barnes, and his Ensign, be likewise
forthwith sent for, as Delinquents, for neglecting their
Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee for the
Defence of the Kingdom, to examine the Carriage of
these Officers; and to appoint new in their Stead.
Ordered, That the Warrant to the new Sheriffs, for
bringing down Guards to the Parliament, be renewed to
them, in the like Manner as the other Sheriffs were required: And that, by virtue thereof, they be ordered to
send out their Warrants, for the Bringing of Guards to
Landabola's &c. Petition.
The humble Petition of Ignatio Landahola, &c. Merchants, and Subjects of the King of Spaine, concerning
Cochineal Goods of theirs stayed at Southampton, and
ordered to be sold, and the Money deposited till the
Property were made appear, was this Day read: And it
is ordered, that it be referred to the Committee for the
Upon Mr. Goodwin's Report from the Committee for
It is Ordered, upon the Question, as followeth;
1. That two Mortar-pieces shall be sent to the Port
of Galloway, that carry a Bullet of Eighty Pound.
2. That if my Lord Forbes leave Galloway before he
put a Garison into it, that then, before his coming
away, he shall put One hundred of his Men into the Port
of Galloway; and so many more as my Lord Forbes and
Captain Willoughby shall think necessary, for the Keeping of the Port; and likewise Three or Four Gunners, if
it shall be thought meet.
3. That Victual shall be sent forthwith to the Fort of
Galloway, to serve Four hundred Men for Six Months:
And the Sending of this is committed to the Care of the
Committee of Adventurers of London: And it is likewise commended to their Care, to send an Engineer to
this Port, and Fifty Barrels of Powder.
4. That Fifty Musquets, and Twenty Firelocks, shall
be sent or left at the Fort of Galloway, to be paid for by
the Officers of the Fort, out of the Soldiers Pay: And
this is likewise referred to the Care of the Committee of
5. That three hundred and Fifty Suits of Clothes,
complete, shall be forthwith sent to the Fort of Galloway.
6. That Two Months Pay shall be forthwith sent to
the Fort of Galloway, for the Soldiers there, out of the
7. Whereas it is desired, Two of the King's Ships
should ride in the Harbour of the Fort of Galloway, it
is commended to the Sea Adventuters, that Two or
more of their Ships may ride there.
8. That Three hundred Suits shall be sent to Duncannon; and the rest in the Store (which is One thousand Eight hundred) shall be sent to Dublin: And this
is commended to the Care of the Committee of London
to see it done.
Upon Mr. Rowse's Report:
It is Ordered, upon the Question, That, by virtue of
an Order of this House, there may issue out of the
Stores in London, Six hundred Barrels of Powder, and
Forty Ton of Match; and Ten thousand Pounds in
Money, out of the Adventurers Money for Ireland, to
the Committee of London, to buy Necessaries and Provisions for the Forces in Ireland; and to give Account
to the House for the same.
Ordered, That the Consideration of continuing the
Ships of the Adventurers upon the Coasts of Ireland, be
referred to the Irish Committee.
Ordered, That his Majesty's Instructions to the Lord
Lieutenant of Ireland be forthwith brought in to the
Resolved, upon the Question, That no Instructions
coming from his Majesty be put in Execution by the
Lord Lieutenant, Deputy, or other Governor of the
Kingdom of Ireland, or of any Forces there, but with
the Advice of both Houses of Parliament.
Ordered, That the Committee for Adventures do
consider of all the Orders for Payments of Monies for
Ireland; and report them to the House.