DIE Martis, 1 Septembris.
Comes Manchester, Speaker.
E. of Northumberland.
E. of Essex.
E. of Lincolne.
E. of Pembrooke.
E. of Suffolke.
E. of Stamford.
E. of Denbigh.
E. of Nottingham.
Ld. Mountague, Leave to stay in the Country.
Ordered, at the Desire of the Lord Mountague,
That his Lordship shall have Leave to go and stay in
the Country until Michaelmas Term, if his Lordship shall
Ld. Campden, a Pass.
Ordered, That the Lord Viscount Campden shall
have a Pass, with Four Servants, Horses, and Arms, and
other Necessaries, to go to his House in Rutlandsheir,
and back again.
Jones, a Protection for Game at Cashioberry.
Ordered, That Jones shall have a Protection for the Game about Cashiowe Berry, as for Partridge and other Game.
Answer from the H. C.
Answer returned from the House of Commons, by
Sir Edward Leech:
(fn. *) Entered the Day before.
That they have Agreed to the Ordinance for the
taking off Mr. Charles Howard's Sequestration, with the
That they have Agreed that Captain Keckwith shall
be Governor of St. Mawes, as is desired; and that they
do take Notice of the Earl of Northumberland's Removal
of the King's Children, and will answer the rest by
Messengers of their own.
The Petition of Peregrin Tompkins Esquire, was
Ordered, To be referred and recommended to the
Committee of Lords and Commons for Sequestrations.
Sir E. Leech's Petition, about Arrears of Rent in Derby.
The Petition of Sir Edward Leech Knight, was read;
touching some Rents in The Peake, in the County of Darby; and desiring a Suspension of the Committees Order
in those Parts, enjoining him to pay some Arrears of
To receive the Profits of the Rectories in Chesterfield, notwithstanding the Order of the Committee at Derby.
Upon the said Petition of Sir Edward Leech Knight;
One of the Masters of the Chancery attending this
House; shewing, "That he is a Farmer of Two Rectories, in The Peake, in Com. Darby; and that, during
these Times, the greatest Profits have been taken
from him by the King's Army, and hath otherwise
received much Loss by these Wars; notwithstanding
which, the Committee of that County hath Ordered,
that the said Petitioner should pay his Arrears for
those Rectories for Three Years last past."
It is Ordered, by the Lords in Parliament assembled, That the said Petitioner shall receive his Rents,
Tithes, and Profits, of the said Rectories in Chesterfeild,
within the said County, notwithstanding any Order of
the Committee to the contrary, until the Pleasure of
this House be farther known; and hereof the said
Committee and all Collectors and others are to take
Notice, and obey this Order accordingly.
Serj. Glanvile's Petition, to be bailed.
The Petition of Serjeant Glanvill, Prisoner in The
Tower of London, was read; desiring "that he may be
Capt. Stephenson's Petition, to be freed from an Arrest.
The Petition of Captain Chr. Stephenson, now in Prison, was read; desiring "to be released of his Imprisonment, being in the Parliament's Service."
Ordered, That a Certificate shall be brought into
this House, signifying what Arrears are due, and whether he is, or hath been, in the Parliament's Service;
and then this House will take further Course herein.
Deputy Lieutenants for Anglesey.
These Names of Deputy Lieutenants for Anglesey
were read: Tho. Buckley, Tho. Glynne, Hugh Owen,
Owen Wood, William Bould, Peirce Lloyd, and Hen. Owen,
Letter from Fortescue, Agent to the D. of Lorrain.
A Letter of Anthony Fortescue, Resident for his Highness the Duke of Lorraine, was read.
(Here enter it.)
English not to be employed as foreign Agents.
Ordered, That this House doth not approve that
the Subjects of this Kingdom should be employed into
this Kingdom as Public Ministers from a Foreign
Senelat & al. Petition for Arrears.
The Petition of Peter Scnelat and others, was read;
desiring" their Arrears may be paid them, in regard of
their faithful Services; and now being cast into Prison, are like to perish without their Lordships give
Order for their Enlargement."
Ordered, That a Certificate be returned into this
House, touching the Desire of the Petitioners, that
such further Directions may be given as shall be
March. of Winchester to have an Allowance out of her Husband's Estate.
"The Petition of the Lady Marquess of Winton, directed to both Houses; desiring " that she may have
Maintenance out of her Husband's Estate."
The House thinks fit that the Petitioner be allowed
Means suitable to her Quality, out of her Husband's
Estate, for the Maintenance of her and her Children;
the like having been done for others in the same
To be sent to the House of Commons.
Col. Allen, a Habeas.
Ordered, That His Majesty's Writ of Habeas Corpus cum Causa, returnable immediatè, be directed to the
Sheriffs of London, to bring the Body of Lieutenant Colonel Allen before the Lords in Parliament.
Ordinance for repairing Churches.
Lords Committees appointed to consider of the Ordinance for repairing of Churches in general; and to
provide for the Honour of the Nobility, and to consider of the same; and report:
Any Two, to meet when they please.
Ordinance to continue the Committee and Treasurers at War.
Ordered, That the abovesaid Committee shall consider of the Ordinance brought up from the House of
Commons, concerning the continuing of a Committee of
Lords and Commons, and Treasurers at Wars, for Six
Any Four of the said Committee, to meet when
Message from the H. C. with Ordinances.
A Message from the House of Commons, by Sir Robert Harly and others;
To desire the Lords Concurrence in several Orders
1. Two Ordinances formerly sent up, the One touching the Moiety of the Excise in the Western Association,
and that of the Northern Association, to be continued.
2. That Mr. Porter be Judge of the Admiralty in
Cornwall. (Here enter it.)
3. That Forty Pounds be paid to Captain Cupid, out
of Habberdashers Hall. (Here enter it)
4. That a Committee of Lords and Commons and
Treasurers at Wars be continued.
Committed to the former Committee; any Four
5. That Thirty Pounds be paid the Messenger that
brought the News of taking of Flint Castle.
(Here enter it.)
6. An Ordinance, That Five Thousand Pounds be
paid to Nathan Wright, of Excise, with Interest.
Committed to these Lords following; videlicet,
E. of Pembrooke.
E. of Suffolke.
E. of Denbigh.
Any Three, to meet when they please.
An Allowance for the D. of York.
The House was moved, "That some Allowance may
be made the Earl of Northumberland for the Duke of
Yorke, that the House may not be troubled for every
little Sum as there shall be Occasion to use it."
To be sent to the House of Commons, for Concurrence.
Murray, a Pass.
Ordered, That Mr. Murray shall have a Pass,
to come out of France, with his Servants.
Message to the H. C. about it;
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir
Edward Leech, &c.
To desire their Concurrence,
1. That such Provision of Money may be made for
the Duke of Yorke's Expences, as the Houses may not
be troubled to order every little Sum of Money for him,
nor that he become a Burthen unto the Earl of Northumberland.
for the March. of Winchester to have an Allowance;
2. To desire that the Petition of the Lady Marquess
directed to both Houses, desiring Maintenance out of
her Husband's Estate, for herself and her Children,
with the Sense of this House, "That the Lords think
fit that the Petitioner be allowed Means, suitable to
her Quality, out of her Husband's Estate, for the
Maintenance of her and her Children, the like having
been done for others."
and Lady Hopton;
3. To deliver the Lady Hopton's Petition, with the
Sense of this House, "That the Lady Hopton may have
a Competency of her former Husband's Estate for
about Sir T. Dishington's Pass;
4. That Sir Thomas Dishington may have a Pass, for
his going into France, and taking Eight Horses and Six
5. That their Concurrence be desired in Mr. Austen's
Ordinance for a Parsonage.
6. That the Order for appointing Deputy Lieutenants for Anglesey be delivered; and their Concurrence
and about exporting the prince Royal's Horses to Holland.
7. To put them in Mind of a Pass formerly sent
them, for the transporting Six Horses for the Prince
Royal into Holland; and to desire their Concurrence.
Letter from Fortescue, the D. of Lorraine's Agent, desiring to know if the Houses will receive him in that Capacity, and allow him the Privileges; and for Restitution of his Goods seized by the Committee of Middlesex.
"To the Right Honourable the Lord Manchester,
Speaker of the House of Peers.
"In these I make bold to present unto the Honourable House, That whereas I lately returned from my
Master his Highness of Lorrain with Letters of Credence to this High Honourable House, as also to the
Honourable House of Commons, wherein I assure myself that his Highness makes Expressions of the high
Esteem he hath of a fair Correspondence with this
Crown, with Desires to continue the ancient Love
and Friendship which hath ever passed between this
Kingdom and the House of Lorraine; sending me
back, with Commission to continue that Public Employment in which his Highness hath pleased to use
me here for many Years.
"And whereas formerly, upon Doubts made by
some touching my real Employment from his Highness (though I then sufficiently proved it), the Privileges belonging to my Place was strangely violated,
with Two great Affronts offered, in me and my Family,
to the Sovereign Dignity of his Highness my Master,
by the forcible breaking open my House, and taking
away my Goods with Violence; the Restitution of
which (though ordered by both the Honourable
Houses, and much solicited by myself) to this Hour
I could never yet obtain, they being still kept from
me by the Committee of Midd.
"My humble Request is, That this Honourable
House would be pleased to make known unto me,
whether I may freely execute the Employment which
his Highness my Master hath confirmed upon me,
with those Rights and Privileges belonging to my
Place; and withall, that this Honourable House would
grant me a Second Order for the Restitution of my
Goods, the First not being yet obeyed.
"And thus, attending the Resolution of the Honourable House, that I may signify the same in my next
to his Highness, who-still presseth these Particulars,
I shall rest
"Your Lordship's most humble Servant,
Aug. this 27, 1646.
Resident for his Highness the
Duke of Lorraine."
Mr. Porter to be Judge of the Admiralty in Cornwall.
"The Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled
do approve of Roger Porter Gentleman, to be Judge
of the Admiralty in the County of Cornwall."
Order for 40 l. to Capt. Cupid.
"Ordered, by the Lords and Commons assembled
in Parliament, That the Committee of Lords and
Commons for Advance of Monies at Habberdash'rs
Hall do forthwith pay, upon Accompt, unto Captain Humphry Cupid, the Sum of Forty Pounds, for
the present Relief of his crying Necessities."
Order for 30 l. to the Messenger from Flint Castle.
"Ordered, by the Lords and Commons assembled
in Parliament, That the Messenger that brought several Letters from Colonel Mitton at divers Times,
and that brought the News of taking of Flint Castle,
shall have the Sum of Thirty Pounds bestowed upon
him for his Pains; and that the Committee of Lords
and Commons for Advance of Monies sitting at Habberdash'rs Hall do pay the said Thirty Pounds to him
Adjourned, 10a To-morrow.