Die Sabbati, 25 die Januarii.
Ds. Grey de Warke, Speaker.
Tainturier, for arresting Mr. Kinnersley, Yeoman of the Removing Wardrobe.
This Day Florentine Tainturier was brought to (fn. *) the
Bar, as a Delinquent, for causing Mr. Kynnersley to be
arrested in Whitehall, being the King's Servant, and
employed by the Parliament as a Servant.
The said Florentine denying that there was any Arrest,
but that the Bailiff went to him only to acquaint him
with the Action; it is Ordered, That the said Florentine Tainturier be set at Liberty from his present Restraint, and left to take his ordinary Course at Law
against the said Mr. Kynnersley, upon a new Proceeding.
Sir R. Mansfield's Petition, that he is interrupted in the Possession of his Glasshouse.
Upon reading the Petition of Sir Rob't Mansfield
Knight; complaining, "That he cannot enjoy his Glasshouse quietly, but hath been interrupted, and his
Works seized on, by divers Strangers; therefore desired that Edmund Harris, Wm. Wright, Rob't Twisleton, Cornelius Verhell, Edmund Maskeline, Tho. Townesend, Cornelius Visetelly, may be sent for, to answer
Harris & absent for, as Delinquents.
Hereupon this House Ordered, That the Parties
shall be sent for as Delinquents, if Affidavit be made;
otherwise they are to appear, to answer this Petition.
Inhabitants of St. Lawrence Jury's Petition, that Mr. Burges, their Vicar, may enjoy all the Profits of the Rectory.
Upon reading the Petition of the Parishioners of
Laurance Jury, London; shewing, "That the Petitioners
are Farmers of the Tithes and Profits of the Rectory,
being Impropriate, belonging to Bayliol Colledge in
Oxford, under the Yearly Rent of Twenty Pounds,
Seven Shillings, and Six Pence, payable to that College, and Twenty Pounds more Yearly, which, by the
College's Appointment, they pay to the Vicar for the
Time being of the said Parish, which is all the certain Revenue of his Vicarage: The Petitioners having
now the Happiness to be furnished with Mr. Burges,
One of the Assembly of Divines, for the present Vicar; therefore they humbly pray, in respect the
Tithes were originally intended for the Maintenance
of the Pastor, and for that the College Rent is now
under Sequestration, and was the last Year paid to
the Committee at Camden House, and, being added
to the other Sum allotted to the Vicar, will make up
but Forty Pounds, Seven Shillings, and Six Pence,
certain Annual Allowance, which the Petitioners voluntary Exhibitions must supply to a Competency for
him: Therefore they pray, to order this Year's Rent,
and the growing Payments during the Lease, for the
Purposes aforesaid; and that the Committee of Lords
and Commons for Sequestrations may be authorized
to direct the same, so as to their Wisdoms shall seem
Ordered, That this Petition be recommended to
the Committee of Lords and Commons for Sequestrations; and that the Concurrence of the House of Commons be desired herein.
Message from the H. C. with an Order for Public Prayers for the Success of the Treaty.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons,
by Mr. Drake:
To desire their Lordships Concurrence in this Order;
"Ordered, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled, That all Ministers be desired, on
Wednesday next, the Day of Public Humiliation, in
especial Manner to beg God's Blessing upon the
Treaty, that the Issue thereof may be to the Glory
of God, the Advancement of Religion, and the settling of a happy, safe, and well-grounded Peace, in
all these Kingdoms."
Ordered, That the Lord Mayor is to be desired to
disperse this Order.
The Answer returned was:
That this House agrees with the House of Commons
in this Order.
Message to them, with the Ordinance for making Newport Parochial, &c.; and with the following Petitions, Countess of Rivers;
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by
Sir Edw. Leech and Mr. Page, consisting of these
1. To deliver to them the Ordinance for making the
Town of Newport, in the Isle of Wight, Parochial; and
an Order for placing Mr. Hallott at Brison, in the Place
of Mr. Thompson, when he is removed from thence to
Newport; in both which, their Concurrence is to be now
2. To deliver the Petition of the Countess Rivers to
them; and desire that she may have Liberty to see the
Writings in the King's Bench, as concerns the Attainder
of the Earl of Somertsett.
3. (fn. *) To communicate the Petition of Mr. Harborne;
and desire their Concurrence, that he may be presented
to the Benefice of Chevering, in the County of Kent, as
the Inhabitants of Lawrence Jury's;
4. To deliver to them the Petition of the Inhabitants
of Laurance Jury, London; and desire their Concurrence, that it may be referred to the Consideration of
the Committee of Lords and Commons for Sequestrations.
5. To communicate to them the Petition of the
Spanish Merchants, concerning the Information and
Proceedings against Ferdinando a Spaniard, who is a
Merchant Resident in London, upon the Statute of Recusancy; and to desire that some Course may be taken
for his Relief therein, because our English Merchants in
Spayne may suffer much else, and the Nineteenth Article
of the Treaty between England and Spaine may be interrupted.
and the Inhabitants of Saint Ives.
6. To deliver to them the Petition of the Inhabitants
of the Town of Saint Ives; and desire their Concurrence, that it may be recommended to the Consideration
of the Committee of Lords and Commons for Sequestrations.
De Salle's Letters.
It was moved, "That the Letters of Peter De Salles,
a French Merchant, might be brought, and delivered
to the Clerk of the Parliament, as they were the
last Week;" but the House was of Opinion, that the
Post-master should deliver them according to the usual
Earl of Denbigh's Complaint against Captain Stone & al.
Ordered, That the Earls of Rutland, Northumb.
and Pembrooke, are added to be of the Committee
for Examination of the Witnesses concerning the Earl
of Denbigh's Business.
Exposing the Quarters of Traitors.
Ordered, That it is left to the Lord Mayor,
Sheriffs, and Aldermen of London, or who else it concerns to dispose of the setting up or taking down the
Quarters of Traitors upon the several Gates of the
City of London, to dispose of them as they shall
Answer from the H. C.
Sir Edward Leech and Mr. Page return with this
Answer from the House of Commons:
That they will send an Answer, by Messengers of their
own, to every Particular.
Message from thence, with the Pass for the King's Commissioners; and to expedite the Ordinance for Martial Law.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons:
To let their Lordships know, that the House of Commons have Resolved, That the Names expressed in the
safe Conduct shall be expressed in such Manner as they
came from the Committee of the Two Kingdoms.
(Here enter it.)
2. To desire their Lordships will expedite the (fn. *) Ordinance concerning Martial (fn. †) Law.
The Answer returned was:
That this House agrees to the sending the Names in
the safe Conduct, as it came from the Committee of
both Kingdoms; and concerning the Ordinance for
Martial Law, their Lordships will take it into speedy
Consideration, and will send an Answer by Messengers
of their own.
A Way near Alnely, belonging to Lady Newburgh, not to be disused.
Whereas there is a Way, that hath been formerly
settled, near Alnely, in the County of Essex, by His
Majesty's Writ Ad quod Damnum, which some of
the Inhabitants adjacent go about to bring out of
Use, and to use another old Way, that hath been
formerly acquitted by a Jury of Twenty-four sufficient Men, to the Prejudice of the Lady Newburgh's
Jointure: It is Ordered, by the Lords in Parliament, &c. That no Person whatsoever shall make
Use of the said old Way, or do any Thing thereunto
tending, until the Cause be legally heard and determined."
Pass for the King's Commissioners for the Treaty.
"According to an Order of the Lords and Commons
assembled in the Parliament of England at Westm.
we do hereby will and require all Commanders in
Chief, Officers, and Soldiers, and all Ministers and
Persons whatsoever, to permit and suffer, that the
Lord Duke of Richmond, the Marquis of Hertford,
the Earl of South'ton, the Earl of Kingston, Lord
Dunsemore, the Lord Capell, Lord Seymour, Sir Christopher Hatton, Sir John Culpepper, Sir Edward Nicholas, Sir Edward Hyde, Sir Richard Lane, Sir
Orlando Bridgman, Sir Thomas Gardiner, Mr. John
Ashburnham, and Mr. Jeffery Palmer, together with
Doctor Stewart, and their Retinue mentioned in a
List annexed, together with their Horses, Coaches,
and all other Accommodations for their Journey, may
repair to Uxbridge, from Oxford, stay there, and return at their Pleasure, during the Time of the
Treaty, and Two Days longer; and that they, or
any of them, during the said Time, be permitted
freely, and as often as they shall please, to go themselves, or send any of their Retinue, to and from
Uxbridge and Oxford, without any Lett, Hindrance,
Interruption, or Molestation, whatsoever; and to
(fn. *) these Commands we require due Obedience, as you
will answer the contrary at your utmost Peril."
House adjourned till 9a, Monday Morning next.