DIE Jovis, 28 die Augusti.
Ds. Grey de Warke, Speaker.
Preachers at the Fast thanked.
Ordered, That Mr. Gilaspie and Mr. Anthony Burges
have Thanks returned them, for their Pains in preaching Yesterday before the Lords, in the Abbey Church,
it being the Fast-day; and they are desired to print their
Preachers for the next.
Ordered, That Dr. Gouge and Dr. Wincupp are desired to preach before the Lords in Parliament, at the
Abbey Church in Westm. the next Fast-day.
Staveley & Uxof.
Ordered, That Arthur Stavely shall stand committed
to the Prison of The Fleete, there to remain until he submits and performs the Order of this House, made the
20th of February last, for allowing Maintenance to his
Ordinance for Mr. Grey to be Master of Leicester Hospital.
Next, an Ordinance was presented to the House, for
making Job Grey, Clerk, Master of the Hospital of Leycester.
And it being read Thrice, it was approved, and Ordered to be sent to the House of Commons, for their
Message to the H. C. with it; and about some Petitions.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by
Mr. Serjeant Whitfeild and Mr. Page:
To desire their Concurrence in the Ordinance for
making Job Grey Master of Leycester Hospitall.
2. To desire Expedition in the Petition of Captain
3. To recommend the Petition of Merideth, on
the Behalf of the Widow of Major General Crawford,
that she may have paid her some of her Husband's Arrears.
4. To desire they would take into Consideration the
Petition of Major Greye's Brother.
E. of Warwick to command in the Eastern Association.
Upon Report from the Committee of both Kingdoms:
It is Ordered, That, for this Expedition, the Earl of
Warwicke shall be appointed to command in Chief such
Forces as are, or shall be, now raised in the Eastern Association, or in the adjacent Counties, for their Defence
against the King's Forces, or for Prosecution of them.
Letter of Thanks to be wrote to him.
It is further Ordered, That a Letter be written by
the Speaker, to give the Earl of Warwicke Thanks, for
the Forwardness and good Service in preserving the associated Counties.
Message from the H. C. with Ordinances;
A Message was brought from the House of Commons,
by Mr. Knightly;
To desire Concurrence in these Particulars:
1. An Ordinance to pay, out of the Excise, Seven
Hundred and Sixty Pounds, upon Accompt, to Major
General Browne. (Here enter it.)
2. An Ordinance concerning securing the Sum of
Ten Thousand Pounds for the Northern Forces.
(Here enter it.)
3. An Ordinance for paying Twelve Thousand Pounds,
for the Western Forces. (Here enter it.)
and to expedite Two.
4. To desire Expedition in the Ordinance for adding
Names to the Committee for the Eastern Association.
5. To desire Expedition in the Ordinance for selling
The Answer returned was:
That this House will take the Ordinance for the
Committees for the Eastern Association, and the Ordinance for selling Delinquents Estates, into Consideration;
and send an Answer by Messengers of their own: To
all the rest of the Particulars, this House (fn. *) agrees.
Information against Heath, for inveigling Ld. Fairfax, a Ward, to marry.
The Lord Viscount Say & Seale, Master of the Court
of Wards and Liveries, informed this House, "That
the young Lord (fn. †) Fairfaxe, being a Ward, was placed
at School at Felsteed, in Essex, and hath lately married
himself, being inveigled thereto by John Heath:
Therefore it was desired, that the said John Heath
may be attached, by the Officer of this House, and
brought before this House, that so he may be forthcoming, to put in Security to answer the said Misdemeanor in the Court of Wards, upon Information exhibited against him in that Court."
Message from the H. C. with an Ordinance.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons,
by Mr. Rous:
To desire Concurrence in an Ordinance concerning the
College of Eaton. (Here enter it.)
The Answer returned was:
That this House agrees in this Ordinance.
Order for 760 l. to Major General Browne.
"Whereas, by Ordinance of the 24th July last,
Seven Hundred and Sixty Pounds were charged, upon
the Receipts of the Excise, to be paid in Course unto
Major General Browne, upon Accompt, in Part of
the Arrears of his Pay; and whereas the Commissioners of Excise and new Impost have advanced and
lent the Sum of Seven Hundred and Sixty Pounds,
for the Use aforesaid: Be it Ordained, by the Lords
and Commons in Parliament assembled, That the Commissioners of Excise or new Impost shall and may satisfy and reimburse themselves, and that their Executors, Administrators, or Assigns, shall be satisfied
and reimbursed, the said Seven Hundred and Sixty
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, upon the Ordinance
11th Sept. 1643, as shall happen when other Payments already assigned on those Receipts shall not fall
due, or, for Want of such Intervals, then as the same
shall follow in Course; and that the said Commissioners of Excise shall pay the said Seven Hundred
and Sixty Pounds unto the said Major General Browne,
or his Assign sufficiently by him authorized thereunto, either of whose Receipt shall be a sufficient Discharge unto the said Commissioners of Excise, and
every of them, in that Behalf."
Order for 10,000 l. for the Northern Forces.
"Ordered, by the Lords and Commons, &c. That
Ten Thousand Pounds, upon the Ordinance of the
23th of July last past, with Interest for the same, out
of the Excise, for the Northern Forces, shall be paid
according to the Purport of the said Ordinance; and
that no Anticipation shall be made by any subsequent
Ordinance, but that it shall be paid in its Course accordingly."
Order for 12,000 l. for the Western Forces under Col. Massey.
"It is this Day Ordained, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled, That Twelve Thousand Pounds shall be paid in Course, unto the Committee for the West, out of the Receipts of the Excise and new Impost, by Ordinance of the 11th of
Sept. 1643, for the Services of the Forces and Garrisons under the Command of Colonel Massey, now in the
West; and the Commissioners of Excise and new Impost are hereby authorized to pay the said Sum of
Twelve Thousand Pounds accordingly, in due Order
and Course, unto the Committee of the West, or to
whom they shall appoint to receive the same, next
after other Assignments formerly made on those Receipts shall be first satisfied; and the Order of the
said Committee shall be a sufficient Discharge unto
the said Commissioners of Excise, and every of them,
for the Payment of the said Twelve Thousand
Ordinance concerning Eaton College.
"Whereas, for divers Years, there hath not been any
Election of Scholars in the College of Eaton; and this
Year, by reason there was no Provost settled in King's
Colledge, in Cambridge, the Time appointed for such
Election by the Statutes of the College of Eaton is
elapsed: It is therefore Ordained, by the Lords and
Commons assembled in Parliament, That there may
and shall be an Election of Scholars, in Manner as hath
been heretofore accustomed, before the 30th Day of
October next following; and that such Election shall
be valid, and of Force, as if it had been made in the
Time appointed by the said Statute of the said College: And it is further Ordained, by the Authority
aforesaid, That all the Rents and Revenues belonging
to the College of Eaton, to be received and disbursed
for the immediate Use of the said College, shall be
freed and discharged of and from all Assessments,
Taxes, and Charges whatsoever, as well already made,
as hereafter to be made or charged, by virtue of any
Ordinance of Parliament."