DIE Sabbati, 23 die Augusti.
Ds. Grey de Warke, Speaker.
Answer from the H. C.
Sir Edward Leech and Mr. Page return with this
Answer to the Message sent to the House of Commons:
That to the Order that Captain Doyley should have
the Regiment at Newport Pagnell; and that the Lord
Savill should be allowed Seven Pounds a Week, and
his Debt to the Lieutenant of The Tower paid out
of his Estate; and to the Pass for the Lord Haughton, to go into France; they do agree: But to the
Order for Mr. Case and for Captain Bowen, the Lord
Powis, and the discharging of the Five Hundred Dragoons, they will send an Answer by Messengers of their
A Letter was read, directed as follows:
Report from the Committee at Cambridge, about the Mayor's refusing to take the Oath to the University.
"For the Right Honourable the Speaker
of the House of Peers.
"We have, in Pursuance of an Order from your
Lordships of the 5th Instant, sent to the present
Mayor, to give Account of his Refusal to take the
Oath to the University; who produced an Order
from the House of Commons of the 14th Instant,
whereby the Case is referred to a Committee of Parliament-men. We present ourselves,
"Your Lordship's most humble Servants,
E. of Midd. takes his Seat.
This Day James Earl of Midd. sat first in Parliament,
upon the Death of his Father, Lionell Earl of Midd.
Answer from the H. C.
Mr. Serjeant Whitfield, &c. return with this Answer
to the Message sent to the House of Commons:
That they agree to the Additions to the Committee
for Glamorgan, Monmouth, &c. and to the Addition to
the Order concerning the Day of Thanksgiving.
L. Coventry's Ordinance.
An Ordinance was presented to this House, concerning the restoring the Lord Coventry to his Estate, &c.
which was read Thrice, and Agreed to; and the Concurrence of the House of Commons to be desired therein.
Ordinance for the Directory.
The House was adjourned into a Committee during
Pleasure, to take into Consideration the Ordinance
concerning (fn. *) the Directory.
The House being resumed, the said Ordinance was
Agreed to, with some Additions; and Ordered to be
sent to the House of Commons, for their Concurrence
in the Additions.
Message from the H. C. with Ordinances; and about the following Particulars.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Wm. Brereton, &c.
To desire Concurrence in several Ordinances:
1. An Ordinance for issuing out Ten Thousand
Pounds, out of the Excise, for the supernumerary Soldiers in Yorkeshire. (Here enter it.)
Read, and Agreed to.
2. Ordered, That Major General Browne do put
the Declaration of both Houses, concerning Persons associating or assembling themselves together in Arms
without Authority of Parliament, in due Execution;
and that he proceed accordingly.
3. Votes concerning the Governor of Yorke, and of
Scarbourough Castle. (Here enter them.)
4. A Declaration concerning the Club-men.
(Here enter it.)
5. To desire Expedition to the Addition of the
Gentlemen to be added to the Committee of the Eastern Association.
6. To desire Expedition in the Ordinance formerly
brought up, for making Use of the Dutchy Seal of
7. To let their Lordships know, that they agree to
the Ordinance concerning Mr. Case, with the Addition
of a Proviso, in which they desire their Lordships Concurrence. (Here enter it.)
The Answer returned was:
That concerning the Committees of the Eastern Association, and the Ordinance concerning the Dutchy
Seal, this House will send an Answer by Messengers of
To all the rest of the Particulars now brought, their
Lordships do agree to them.
Deputy Lieutenants for Stafford.
Ordered, That this House approves of these Persons following, to be Deputy Lieutenants for the County
Michaell Noble Esquire.
Symon Rugeley Esquire.
Edward Leigh Esquire.
John Bowyer Esquire.
Tho. Crompton Esquire.
Phillip Jackson Esquire.
Capt. Copley's Petition, for his Arrears.
Upon reading the Petition of Captain John Copley;
desiring, "That some of his Arrears may be paid
"him:" It is Ordered, To be recommended to
the House of Commons.
Muschamp's Assessments to be abated.
Upon reading the Petition of George Muschamp; shewing, "That there are such great Taxes laid upon his
"Estate, by which he is not able to subsist, unless
some Abatement be made."
It is Ordered, in regard of the great Losses the
Petitioner hath sustained by the King's Army, that it
be recommended to the House of Commons, that some
Abatement may be made him.
Message to the H. C. about the following Particulars.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by
Sir Edward Leech and Mr. Page:
1. To desire Concurrence in the Ordinance concerning
the Lord Coventry.
2. To let them know, that this House agrees to the
Ordinance concerning the Directory, with some Additions, wherein their Concurrence is desired.
3. To recommend the Petition of Captain John
4. To desire their Concurrence, in adding the Names
to be Deputy Lieutenants for the County of Stafford.
Clause to be added to the Order concerning Petit, Deliques, &c. and Rednes.
Ordered, That this Clause following shall be added
to the Order of the Fourth of August, 1645, videlicet,
"And it is further Ordered, That Dominiq' Petit,
Peter Deluques, and Claudius Faccault, shall deposit
in the Hands of the said Captain Hunter every Week,
beforehand, such Money as they are to pay to the
said Masters and Mariners, according to the Articles
of the last Agreement, of the Tenth of June, 1645;
and for the Money which is in Question between the
Parties, they are both left to take their Remedy according to the Law; the said Dominiq' Petit, Peter
De Luques, and Claudius Faucault, their Ships and
Engines, with those that are employed by them in
the said Service, remaining in the Protection of this
House so long (fn. *) as they are in the Service of the
Materials belonging to St. Paul's to be used for St. Gregory's.
Upon reading the Certificate of Edward Carter, Surveyor: (Here enter the Certificate.) It is Ordered,
That such Materials as he hath certified to be perishable, belonging to Paul's Church, shall be delivered to
the Parishioners of the Parish of St. Gregorie's, for repairing of their Church.
E. of Lincoln's Insult at Sir R. Carr's.
Ordered, That the Committee concerning the Earl
of Lyncolne's Business, touching his going to see Sir
Rob't Carr, shall meet on Tuesday next, in the Afternoon, at Three a Clock; and the Lady Carr to have
Notice of it, that so she may be present if she
thinks fit; and the Earl of Rutland, Lord Grey, and
Lord Mountague, shall be added to the said Committee.
Order for 10,000l. for the supernumerary reduced Forces in Yorkshire.
"It is this Day Ordered and Ordained, by the Lords
and Commons assembled in Parliament, That Ten
Thousand Pounds, with Interest after the Rate of Eight
Pounds per Cent. shall be paid in Course, out of the
Receipts of the Excise or new Impost, by Ordinance
of the 11th September 1643, for maintaining the supernumerary Forces of Horse and Foot, with their
Officers, in Yorkesheir, that shall join with the other
Forces, in the Design of blocking up and reducing
Newarke, or in fighting or opposing the Enemy in
the Field; and the Commissioners of Excise or new
Impost are hereby authorized and required to pay
the said Sum of Ten Thousand Pounds, with Interest,
accordingly, unto Colonel William White, or unto
such Person or Persons as shall have Order from him
under his Hand and Seal to receive the same, or any
Part thereof; and the Receipt of the said Colonel
Wm. White, or any other Person or Persons, under
his Hand and Seal as aforesaid, of all or any Part
of the said Sum of Ten Thousand Pounds, shall be
unto the said Commissioners, and every of them, a
sufficient Discharge in that Behalf."
Col. Poyntz to be Gov. of York.
"Resolved, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament, That they do nominate and approve of Colonel
General Pointz, to be Governor of the City of
Yorke; and that the Members of both Houses that
are of the Committee of both Kingdoms do grant
him a Commission accordingly."
Col. Boynton o be Gov. of Scarborough.
"Resolved, &c. That they do nominate and approve
of Colonel Mathew Boynton, to be Governor of Scarborrough Castle; and that the Members of both Houses
that are of the Committee of both Kingdoms do
grant him a Commission accordingly."
Committees in the North, no Power to appoint Governors.
"Resolved, &c. That they do Declare, That the
Committee for the North Ryding of the County of
Yorke hath no Power to appoint a Governor of Scarrborrough Castle, or of any other Place in that Association."
"Resolved, &c. That they do Declare, That the
Committee for Military Affairs in the Northern Association hath no Power to nominate or appoint any
Governor of any Fort, Garrison, or Castle there."
Declaration against the Club-men; and Forces assembling without Authority of Parliament.
"The Lords and Commons do declare all Person or
Persons whatsover, that shall associate or assemble
themselves together in Arms, in any Parts of the
Kingdom, without Authority of Parliament, to be
Traitors to the Commonwealth, and to be proceeded
with accordingly; and that the Governors and Commanders of all Garrisons and Places under the Power
of the Parliament do publish this Declaration, and
use their best Endeavours to prevent and suppress
any such Associating or Assemblies, and to seize upon
the Heads or the Leaders of them."
Ordinance for Mr. Case to be Minister of Stockport.
"Forasmuch as the Parsonage of Stockport, in the
County of Chester, is lately become void, by the
Death of Mr. Edmond Shalcrosse, late Parson and Incumbent thereof, the next Presentation whereof did
belong or appertain unto Edward Warren Esquire,
who hath been in Arms against the Parliament, and
still adheres to the King's Party: The Lords and
Commons in this present Parliament assembled, to
the End the said Church and Parish may be supplied with a Learned, Godly, and Orthodox Divine, have Ordered, Ordained, and Appointed, and
do hereby Order, Ordain, and Appoint, Mr. Thomas
Case, Master of Arts, and One of the Assembly of
Divines now sitting at Westm. to be Rector and Parson of the said Church and Parish of Stockport, with
the Members and Appurtenances; and that he shall
and may have, hold, possess, and enjoy, the said
Church and Parsonage, and the Parsonage-house, with
the Rights, Members, and Appurtenances, and all
Glebe Lands, Tithes, Stipends, Pensions, Rents, Duties, Profits, and Commodities whatsoever, to the said
Parish Church or Parsonage belonging, from the
Death of the said Edmond Shalcrosse, in as large and
ample Manner as the said Edmond Shalcrosse, or any
other Rector or Parson thereof, lawfully or of Right
had, or ought to have had, the same; and that without any further Presentation, Admission, Institution,
or Induction: Provided, That the said Thomas Case
shall pay all such Tenths, First Fruits, and other Duties, as ought to be paid for and in regard of his
"Saving also to all Bodies Politic and Corporate, and
all other Person and Persons, all such Right and
Title as they, or any of them, have unto the Patronage of the said Church of Stockport, other than the
above named Edward Warren and his Heirs, and
such Persons as are sequestrable by the Ordinance of
Parliament for the sequestering of Papists and Delinquents Estates."
Carter's Certificate, concerning Materials that may be spared from St. Paul's, for re-building St. Gregory's.
"According to an Order of the Right Honourable
the House of Peers, dated the Fourth Day
of April, 1645, concerning what Materials
were to be delivered to the Inhabitants of
Gregorye's, from the Stores of Paule's Church,
London, in Reference to an Order made the
16th Day of May, 1642; it is humbly certified,
That there being divers Materials in the Stores,
for the Repairs of Paule's Church, London; as the Stone
and other Materials of the like Nature will not perish
with lying, but may be reserved and employed for
the future Repair of the said Church; but the several
Sorts of Timber, Boards, Scaffolding, and the like,
are perishable, and in short Time will be unuseful
either for that or any other Work.
"There will be used about the Re-building Grigorie's
Church One Hundred Eighty-seven Tun of Stone, Fifty
Loads of Timber, Two Hundred Deal Boards, and
Scaffolding Stuff, which they intend to restore.
"The Quantity of the Stone and Timber remaining
in the Stores, for the Repair of Paule's Church, appeareth by the Paper annexed, amongst which there
is a Parcel of Stone lying in London House Yard, containing about Ninety-seven Tun, provided in Bishop
Mountaigue's Time; but was not thought fit to be used
in the former Repairs. Out of the former Materials,
what Part your Honours will be pleased to allow to
the Inhabitants of Gregorye's, for the Re-building of
their Church, is humbly left to your Honourable
Order for a Weekly Allowance for Lord Savill.
"Ordered, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled, That the Lord Savill shall have the
Allowance of Seven Pounds per Week, for his Maintenance in Prison, to be paid him out of his own
Estate; and that the Arrears due to the Lieutenant of
The Tower for his Diet, and the Fees due upon the
Commitment, be likewise paid by the Committee of
Sequestrations; where the Estate of the Lord Savill is."
House adjourned till Tuesday next, at 9 a Clock.