Die Jovis, 14 die Novembris.
PRAYERS, by Dr. Gouge.
Ds. Grey de Warke, Speaker.
L. Viscount Say & Seale.
Ld. North excused.
The Lord North is excused for his Absence this Day,
in regard of his ill Health.
Petition of the Inhabitants of St. Buttolph's for Mr. Harris to be their Minister.
Upon reading the Petition of the Sequestrators and
the rest of the Inhabitants of the Parish of Buttolph's
Bishopsgate; shewing, "That, by Removal of Mr. John
Vincent, their late Minister, they are destitute of a Pastor to supply that Place; and Mr. Robert Harris, late
of Hanwell, in the County of Oxon, a grave, learned,
and orthodox Minister, and One of the Assembly of Divines, being, by reason of the present Troubles, driven
from his Habitation, and not provided of any Place
wherein to exercise the Gifts of his Ministry; the Petitioners (fn. *) humbly desire that Mr. Harris may be their
Minister during the Time of Sequestration: It is Ordered, by this House, That the said Mr. Robert Harris
is hereby appointed to officiate the said Cure, during
the Time of the Sequestration, and shall receive all
the Tithes and Profits thereof."
Message from the H. C. with Ordinances, &c.;
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Peter Wentworth Knight, and others;
which consisted of these Particulars, wherein they desired
their Lordships Concurrence:
1. An Ordinance for issuing Five Thousand Pounds
out of the Excise, for the Lord General's Army.
(Here enter it.)
Read Thrice, and Agreed to.
2. An Ordinance for opening the Trade at Newcastle.
(Here enter it.)
Read Thrice, and Agreed to; and Ordered to be
printed and published.
3. An Order for paying One Hundred and Fifty
Pounds, out of Haberdashers Hall, to Captain Lieutenant
Doyly, and Cornet Hall, in Part of their Arrears.
(Here enter them.)
and about Ld. Maynard and Ld. Newburgh's Assessments.
4. To desire their Lordships would assess the Lord
Maynard and the Lord Newburghe for the Twentieth Part,
to be disposed of for the Relief of maimed Soldiers.
The Answer returned was:
That this House will send an Answer, by Messengers
of their own, concerning the assessing of the Lord Maynard and the Lord Newburgh. To the rest, their Lordships do (fn. †) agree.
Petition of poor Officers.
Upon reading the Petition of divers poor Officers,
desiring "to have some Maintenance to sustain them
"from Want:" It is Ordered, by this House, That
the said Petition be recommended to the House of
Message to the H. C. with it; and about Ld. Newburgh's Assessment.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir
Rob't Rich and Mr. Page:
To deliver the Petition of the poor Officers to them;
and desire them to take their Necessities into Consideration.
2. To let them know, that, the 18th of October last,
a Message was brought from the House of Commons,
signifying to this House, "That they did agree in the
exempting of the Lord Newburgh, from assessing him
for his Twentieth and Fifth Part."
E. of Denbigh to go with the Propositions, instead of Ld. Willoughby.
The Lord Willoughby of Parham made his humble
Suit to this House, "That he might be excused from
"going with the Propositions;" which he obtained: And
the House nominated Basil Earl of Denbigh to go in his
Money and Arms for the E. of Denbigh's Forces.
Ordered, To send to the House of Commons, to
desire that the Thousand Pounds, and the Six Hundred
Pair of Pistols, may be paid to the Earl of Denbigh's
Forces, according as was promised him by Letter from
E. of Denbigh to go with the Propositions.
Ordered, That the Earl of Denbighe's Name be put
in the Place of the Lord Willoughbie, in the Order that
passed this House Yesterday, for giving Power, that
the Committees of both Houses shall join with a Committee of the Scotts Commissioners, in presenting the Propositions for Peace to the King.
Message to the H. C. to acquaint them with it;
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by
Dr. Aylett and Dr. Heath:
1. To let them know, that their Lordships have nominated the Earl of Denbigh to go with the Propositions,
in the Place of the Lord Willoughby.
about the Committees going with the Propositions;
2. To desire their Concurrence in the Order to give
Power to the Committees of both Houses, to join with
the Commissioners of Scotland, and go to the King, to
present unto Him the Propositions for Peace.
and the Supplies for the E. of Denbigh's Forces.
3. To desire that the Thousand Pounds, and Six Hundred Pair of Pistols, may be paid the Earl of Denbigh's Regiment, according to the Letter sent him from
the Speakers of both Houses.
Order for 5000 l. out of the Excise. for the Lord General's Army.
"Whereas John Towse Esquire, Alderman of the City
of London, and the rest of the Commissioners of Excise
and new Impost, have advanced and lent, towards
Payment of the Lord General the Earl of Essex's Army, the Sum of Five Thousand Pounds: Be it Ordained, by the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, That the said Commissioners of Excise do
pay the same unto Sir Gilbert Gerrard Baronet, Treasurer at Wars; and shall and may satisfy and reimburse themselves the said Five Thousand Pounds, together with Interest for the same after the Rate of
Eight Pounds per Cent. for so long Time as the same,
or any Part thereof, shall be forborn, out of such Intervals of Receipts as shall occur when other Payments out of the Office of Excise shall not happen to
fall due, or, for Want of such Intervals, then as the
same shall happen in Course; and shall not, by any
other Order or Ordinance of One or both Houses of
Parliament, be debarred or secluded from reimbursing
themselves accordingly; and the Receipt of the said
Sir Gilbert Gerrard shall be a sufficient Discharge to
the said Commissioners for the said Five Thousand
Pounds in that Behalf."
Ordinance for opening the Trade to Newcastle.
"Whereas the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, by an Ordinance of the Fourteenth of January, 1642, did, for several Reasons in the said Ordinance mentioned, prohibit all Ships and other Vessels to carry Provision of Victuals, Arms, or Money,
unto Newcastle, Sunderland, or Blyth, or make Return
of any Coals or Salt from either of the said Places,
under Pain of Seizure of the said Ships, Vessels, and
their Lading; and whereas, by the good Providence
and Blessing of Almighty God, and the Endeavours
of our Brethren of Scotland, the Town and Port of
Newcastle upon Tyne, and Castle of Tynmouth, are lately rescued out of the Hands of the Enemy, and reduced to the Obedience of the King and Parliament;
the Inhabitants of which Places, by reason of the Rapine and Spoil of the Enemy, hath been brought to
Extremity of Want: It is this Day Ordered, by the
said Lords and Commons, That the said Ordinance
be repealed and annulled; and the said Lords and
Commons do hereby repeal and annul the same."
Order for 100 l. to Capt. Doyly.
"It is this Day Ordered, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled, That One Hundred
Pounds be paid, upon Accompt, to the Treasurer at
Wars, out of the Monies that come in at Habberdashers
Hall, next after the Assignments now assigned to issue
there, to be by him paid, upon Accompt, to Captain
Lieutenant Doyly, sore wounded in the Parliament's
Service, towards the Satisfaction of his Arrears.
Order for 50 l. to Cornet Hall.
"It is this Day Ordered, by the Lords and Commons, &c. That Fifty Pounds be paid, upon Accompt, to the Treasurer at Wars, out of the Monies
that come in at Habberdashers Hall, next after the Monies now assigned to issue thence, to be by him paid,
upon Accompt, to Cornet Hall, towards the Satisfaction of his Arrears."
House adjourned till 9a cras.