DIE Lunæ videlicet, 15 die Augusti.
Lord Kymbolton, Speaker this Day.
Orders, &c. from the H. C. for the Lords Concurrence.
Next, were read several Orders, that came up from the
House of Commons on Saturday last: videlicet,
1. An Order concerning Sir Tho. Dawes's Estate.
(Here enter it.)
2. An Order for Payment of Money received by the
Collectors of the Customs. (Here enter it.)
3. An Order for the Committee of the Navy to issue
out Payments, for the Forts, &c. (Here enter it.)
4. An Order for Merchants to advance Monies for
Customs, according to the Ordinance of Parliament.
(Here enter it.)
5. An Order for Indemnity of the Town of St. Albanes,
&c. for their Training, &c. (Here enter it.)
6. An Order to several Persons of Surrey, to take Bail
of Persons as are bound over to Darking, in Surrey, upon
the Adjournment of the Assizes from Kingston.
(Here enter it.)
7. The Names of Deputy Lieutenants for the County
of Gloucester, and the County and City of Gloucester.
(Here enter it.)
Agreed to all, except Sir Baynham Throgmorton.
8. Next, was read a Draught of Instructions for &c.
(Here enter them.)
Lord Viscount Say,
Were appointed to consider what Amendments is
fit to be made herein, and report the same to this
Message from the H. C. with Instructions to be sent to Gloucester, Ipswich, and Coventry.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons,
by Sir Robt. Cooke; who brought up some Instructions,
which are to be sent to Gloucestershire, Coventry, and
1. Instructions for Gloucestershire were read.
(Here enter them.)
Agreed to, putting out Sir Baynham Throgmorton
from being a Deputy Lieutenant, who is at Yorke now,
as this House is informed.
2. Was read Instructions to be sent to Ipsich.
(Here enter them.)
3. Was read Instructions to be sent to Commissioners
at Coventry. (Here enter them.)
Kirk to attend the Committee of Safety, for conveying away Arms.
Upon Information to this House, "That one Kirke,
dwelling at The Golden Anchor, in Kingestreat, hath
conveyed privately away divers Pistols and Saddles:"
It is Ordered, That the said Kirke shall have Notice
to appear, before the Lords Committees for the Defence
of the Kingdom, this Afternoon, who are to examine
this Business, and report the same to this House.
Delinquents sent for, for pulling down the Pales of Hanworth Park.
The Petition of Cowes, &c. Servants to the
Lord Cottington, complaining, "That divers Persons
lately attempted to pull down the Pales of Hanworth
Park, and came with Guns and Swords, in a riotous
Manner;" and the Names of divers of the Rioters
were read, and averred upon Oath by Laurance Squibb.
Ordered, That John Wright, Ricd. Wickes, John
Grover, Tho. Cooper, Wm. Smyth, and Thomas Barnett,
shall be sent for, as Delinquents; and all Justices of the
Peace to be aiding and assisting in apprehending them,
and to be careful to prevent and suppress all Riots and
Sir Jo. Sackvile apprehended in Kent.
The Lord General reported to this House, "That
there is one Sir Jo. Sackvill apprehended in Kent, and
is in Examination; likewise that the Arms of the
Earl of Dorsett, which were at Knollehouse, are
brought to Town, to be kept from being made Use
of against the Parliament."
E. of Dorset's Arms seized.
A List of the said Arms was delivered in, under the
Earl of Dorsett's Hand.
Hereupon this House Ordered, That such as are
rich Arms shall not be made use of, but kept safely for
the Earl of Dorsett; but such as are fit to be made use
(fn. *) of for the Service of the Kingdom are to be employed;
an Inventory to be taken, and Money to be given to the
Earl of Dorsett in Satisfaction thereof.
The Lord Wharton reported to this House the
Amendments and Alteration in the Instructions; which,
being read, were approved of, and Ordered to be sent
to the House of Commons. (Here enter them.)
Copley, E. of Mulgrave's Servant, Privilege.
Ordered, That Copley, a Servant of the Earl of Mulgrave, is arrested, contrary to the Privilege of Parliament;
Ordered, That he shall presently be released.
Ordered, That Baron Trevor shall examine the Business of Harding, whether it be for mere Debt, or otherwise, by reason of Damage.
Ordered, That the Lord Wharton shall be added
to the Committee for the Safety of the Kingdom.
Dr. Aylett to be taken into Custody.
Ordered, That the Gentleman Usher shall take into
his Custody Doctor Aylett, for his Neglect of his attending this House.
Committee to consider of Letters from Hamburgh.
Ordered, The Earl Bollingbrooke, Lord Viscount
Say & Seale, Lord Grey, Lord Newnham, shall meet
with a Committee of the House of Commons, to take
into Consideration the Letters received from The States
A Message was sent down to the House of Commons, by Doctor Heath:
Message to the H. C. that the Lords agree to the Custom-house Orders, &c.
To let the House of Commons know, that this House
agrees with the House of Commons, in the Four
Orders concerning the Custom-house, and the Order concerning the Adjournment of the Assizes of Surrey; and to deliver unto them the Instructions, with the
Amendments and Alterations, which this House agrees
unto; and also to let them (fn. *) know, that this House
hath appointed a Committee of Four Lords, to take
into Consideration the Letters sent from The States of
"Die Lunæ, 15 Augusti, 1642.
Sir Thomas Dawes, and other Collectors of Customs, to pay Over-money in their Hands to Commissioners.
"Whereas there hath been deposited, by divers Merchants, several Sums of Money, into the Hands of
Sir Thomas Dawes, His Majesty's Collector in the
Port of London Inwards, or his Deputy, and others,
since the First Day of July, unto the Fifth of August
present, by reason of the Act of Tonnage and Poundage being not passed, and no other Order for the
Manner of Payment thereof: And the Lords and
Commons assembled in Parliament having since
thought fit to direct, by Ordinance, how and in what
Manner the said Tonnage and Poundage shall be collected, and therein appointed the same Commissioners
or Collectors, who formerly received the Duties, to
take Charge thereof, and do expect that they be accomptable for the same, from the First of July last,
being the Time of Determination of the former Act:
It is therefore Ordered, by the said Lords and Commons, That the said Sir Tho. Dawes, his Deputy, and
all others, do pay over unto the said Commissioners all
such Sums of Money as have been deposited into the
Hands of any of them, by any Merchant, within the
Time aforesaid; and this, together with the Receipt
of the said Commissioners, or any One of them, shall
be a sufficient Discharge, at all Times, unto the said
Sir Thomas Dawes: And it is hereby further Ordered, That the said Com . . . . . . . . . do make Allowance of Fifteen per Centum unto all such Merchants as require the same, upon perfecting his or
. . . . . Accompt for Goods exported and imported,
from the First of July last, unto the Time of the
publishing of the Ordinance of Parliament, being the
Fifth of August last, and make Re-payment of all
Monies deposited, which shall be required back, or
happen to be paid over and above the Custom or
Duty intended to be paid by the Ordinance afore
said, and so to make up their Accompts accordingly."
"Lunæ, 15 Augusti, 1642.
Commissioners of the Customs to pay Money to the Committee for the Navy;
"Whereas there doth remain, in the Hands of the
Collectors and Commissioners of the Customs, several Sums of Money, by them received upon the
several Bills of Tonnage and Poundage, from the
25th Day of May, 1641, unto the First Day of
July last past; and whereas likewise there are divers
other Sums of Money due, by Bonds and otherwise,
from several Merchants, for Customs, within the
Time aforesaid, all remaining in the Hands of the
said Collectors; all which Monies will be requisite,
towards the Satisfaction of several great Sums of
Money due, by the Public Faith of both Houses of
Parliament, for the setting forth of several Fleets of
Ships to the Seas for this Summer's Expedition, and
other Charges of the Navy: It is therefore Ordered,
by the Lords and Commons in Parliament, That the
said Commissioners and Collectors do, from Time to
Time, issue, out of the said Receipts and Debts, all
such Sums of Money as they shall be appointed to
pay, by Order of the Committee of the Navy of the
Commons House of Parliament, for the Uses aforesaid, whose Orders, from Time to Time, shall be their
sufficient Discharge: And the and Commons
do Declare, That whatsoever Monies they, the said
Commissioners and Collectors, do issue out by virtue
of this Ordinance, they, their Heirs, Executors, and
Administrators, shall be acquitted, discharged, and
kept harmless, from any other or further Question or
Accompt whatsoever, than to the said Lords and
"Die Lunæ, (fn. *) 15 Augusti, 1642.
and for the Forts, &c.
"It is Ordered, by the Lords and Commons in
Parliament, That the Committee appointed by the
House of Commons for the Navy shall have Power
to give Allowance unto the Collectors and Commissioners of the Customs, for the issuing out of Monies
advanced on the Customs, for the Satisfaction of the
Yearly Pensions and Payments due unto all such
Forts, Castles, and Piers, as have heretofore been
usually paid out of the Customs; which Committee
shall have further Power to give Allowance unto the
several Officers attending the Service of the Customs
such Yearly Payments as have been formerly accustomed, together with any other necessary Charges
for the Advancement of that Service, and in and about
the same, as they shall think sit; and that the Orders
of the said Committee, unto the Commissioners and
Collectors of the Customs, for the Payment of all such
Monies, shall be unto them a sufficient Warrant and
Discharge: It is further Ordered, That, if any Differences shall hereafter happen, between the Merchants
and Officers of the Customs respectively, in any Cases
that concerns the Customs, the said Committees shall
have Power to hear and determine all such Differences,
and to do any other Thing for the Advancement and
Good of Trade, or otherwise make Report thereof
to the House of Commons; and, for the better clearing of any Doubts which may hereafter arise, between
the Merchants and Officers, touching any Thing comprehended in those Twenty-six Orders printed with
the Book of Rates, the Lords and Commons do Order, That the said Book of Rates, together with the
Directions and Allowances expressed in those Orders,
shall be in all Things observed and followed, by the
Officers of the Customs respectively, for the Advancement of Trade, and Encouragement of Merchants."
"Lunæ, 15 Augusti, 1642.
Order for executing the Propositions for raising Horse, &c. in Ipswich.
"It is this Day Ordered, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled, That the Bailiffs of
the Town of Ipswich, and the Portmen of the said
Town, Richard Fisher, Manuell Sorrell, Peter Fisher,
and Robt. Dunken, or any Two or more of them, shall
have Authority to assemble and call together all such
Persons as they shall think fit, within the Town of
Ipswich, in the County of, at such convenient Times and Places as they shall appoint, and shall
tender unto them the Propositions of both Houses of
Parliament, concerning the raising of Horse, Horsemen, and Arms, for the Defence of the King and
both Houses of Parliament, and shall receive their
Subscriptions, according to the said Propositions; and
they, or any Two or more of them, shall have Authority to nominate and appoint such other Persons,
within the said Town, as they shall think fit, to assemble and call together every Person of Ability, or to
repair to their several Houses or Dwellings, and take
their Subscriptions, according to the said Propositions, and shall return the said Subscriptions unto such
Persons who shall be appointed Receivers of the said
Town, who shall, from Time to Time, certify the
Sums, Values, or Propositions of such Subscriptions,
to the Treasurers of London, nominated in the said
Propositions; and shall have Power to name Receivers, and to do all other Things that the Deputy
Lieutenants, or any of them, are appointed or have
Authority to do, by the said Propositions, Instructions,
or Additions concerning the said Propositions, in as
full and ample Manner as if every Particular thereof
had been expressed in this Order; and the said Receivers, and other Persons appointed by them for this
Service, shall have as full Power to execute their Directions as if they had been appointed by the Deputy
Lieutenants of the said County: And it is further
Ordered, That the Persons abovenamed, or any
Two or more of them, do signify to their Town, that,
out of their own Money, there shall be Allowance
made for Horse, Arms, and Officers, if they will voluntarily raise any Horse for the Defence of that
"Die Lunæ, 15 Augusti, 1642.
"Instructions, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament, for John Hales, Isack Bromewich,
Esquire, John Barker, Alderman, Thomas
Basnott, Alderman, Robert Phippes, Gentleman, appointed to take Care of the Peace
and Safety of the City of Coventry.
Instructions for Coventry.
"You are required and authorized to exercise and
train all the Trained Bands and Voluntiers in the
City and County of Coventry, and shall lead and conduct them against all Forces that attempt to seize
upon that City, or to disturb the Peace of it; and you
are authorized to fight with all such Persons, to kill
and slay them, and by all Means to defend your City
from all hostile Attempts there.
"You are likewise authorized to disarm all Popish
Recusants, and all other dangerous and ill-affected
Persons, who have opposed the Orders and Proceedings of Parliament, or endeavoured to oppress the
People, by the Commission of Array, or otherwise."
"Die Lunæ, 15 Augusti, 1642.
Order against Merchants making false Entries, and for them to advance Money by Loan.
"Whereas some Merchants, against the Laws and
Statutes of this Kingdom, have made Entries of their
Goods in the Custom-house in the Names of other
Persons, who are either unknown or insolvent; and
others of mean Condition have, against the said Laws
and Statutes, presumed to make Entry of other Men's
Goods in their own Names, to the Intent to defraud
the Commonwealth: It is therefore Ordered, by
the Lords and Commons in Parliament, That, if
any Merchant, or other, shall, at any Time hereafter,
make Entry of any Goods, to be exported or im
ported, and shall not advance Monies, by Way of
Loan, according to a former Ordinance of this Parliament; the Officers of the Customs respectively
shall not permit such Person or Persons to lade or unlade such Goods and Merchandize, but shall make
Stay thereof until he or they shall give Security to pay
all such Duties for the same as shall be hereafter appointed to be paid for such Goods by Act of Parliament; and for their so doing, this present Ordinance shall be their sufficient Warrant and Discharge."
"Lunæ, 15 Augusti, 1642.
Order for Indemnity for St. Albans Voluntiers.
"Whereas divers well-affected Persons, of the Town of
St. Albanes, and the Towns adjacent, in the County of
Hertford, do desire to train and exercise themselves in
the Use of their Arms, under the Conduct and Leading of Mr. Alban Coxe for the Horse, and Mr. John
Marshe for the Foot, the better to enable and prepare
themselves for the Service and Defence of His Majesty and the Kingdom, when they shall be lawfully
called thereunto: The Lords and Commons, taking
the same into Consideration, do Order, That all such
Inhabitants of the said Town of St. Albans, and the
Towns adjacent, as shall desire and willingly submit
to be trained and exercised in the Use of their Arms,
may, from Time to Time hereafter, in a peaceable
and orderly Way, under the Leading of the said Mr.
Alban Coxe for the Horse, and Mr. John Marshe for
the Foot, assemble themselves in Companies, to train
and learn and exercise themselves in the Use of their
Arms, and Order of Marching, at such convenient
Times, and in such Places in or about the said Town
of St. Albans, and Towns adjacent, as shall be by
them thought fit for that Purpose, until other Order
shall be herein taken by both Houses of Parliament;
and that they shall be saved harmless for so doing,
by the Authority of both Houses of Parliament; and
that the Mayor, Justices of the Peace, and Aldermen
of the said Town, and all others that shall encourage
and assist the said Persons in their training and exercising aforesaid, shall be held by both Houses of
Parliament to do a very acceptable Service therein,
and shall have the Authority of both Houses of Parliament for their Indemnity in so doing; and the
Mayor, Justices of Peace, and Aldermen aforesaid,
are hereby required to take special Care, for the safe
guarding of the said Town, and preserving the Magazine therein; and the said Mr. Alban Coxe, Mr.
John Marshe, and the said Voluntiers, to be aiding
and assisting unto them therein, upon all Occasions."
"Die Lunæ, 15 Augusti, 1642.
Order concerning the Adjournment of the Assizes, from Kingston to Darking.
"Upon Mr. White's Report from the Committee
appointed to consider of the Adjournment of the
Assizes from Kingston, in the County of Surry, to
Darking, in the said County; it is Resolved, upon the
"Sir Anthony Vincent, Knight and Baronet,
Sir Ambrose Browne, Baronet,
Sir Francis Stydolf, Knight,
|Esquires, Justices of Peace for the said County,
or any Two of them, in the Presence, and with the Assistance, of the Clerk of the Assizes, do take Bail de
novo of all Persons that are to appear at the Assizes
upon Bail, and de novo to bind over all Persons and
Witnesses that are bound by Recognizance to appear
at the next Assizes to be held for the said County, and
to do then as by their Recognizances they were to
have done at this Assizes: This to be done at Darking
the 16th of this August, to which Day the Assizes
"xii Augusti, 1642.
"The Names of the Deputy Lieutenants for the
County of Glouc':
Gloucester Deputy Lieutenants.
"Sir Humfry Tracy, Baronet.
|"Sir Robert Pointz,
Sir Robert Tracy,
Sir John Seamour,
Sir Robert Cooke,
Sir William Masters,
Sir Maurice Berkley,
"The Names of the Deputy Lieutenants for the
City and County of the City of Glouc':
"The Mayor for the Time being.
George Bridgman, Esquire.
Mr. Thomas Pary, Alderman.
Mr. Willm. Capell, Alderman.
Mr. Willm. Knighton, Alderman.
"Instructions agreed upon by the Lords and
Commons in Parliament, for Sir Humphrey
Tracy, Baronet, Sir Robert Poyntz, Knight,
Sir Robt. Tracy, Knight, Sir John Seamour,
Knight, Sir Robert Cooke, Knight, Sir Wm.
Masters, Knight, Richard Berkely, Henry Poole,
John Dutton, Thomas Chester, William Guyse,
Nathaniell Stephens, William Leigh, John Cotherington, Edward Stephens, Thomas Veale,
William Stratford, William Try, John Stephens,
Thomas Hodges, Thomas Morgan, John Fettiplace, Walter Bourchier, and John George,
Esquires, Deputy Lieutenants of the County
of Gloucester; and for the Mayor and Recorder
of the City of Gloucester for the Time being,
George Bridgman, Silvanus Wood, Esquires,
Thomas Pary, William Knighton, and William
Caple, Aldermen, Deputy Lieutenants of the
City of Gloucester, and County of the said
City, for the Preservation of the said several
Counties and City of Gloucester.
Instructions for them.
"Whereas it doth appear to the Lords and Commons
now assembled in Parliament, That the King, seduced
by wicked Counsel, hath raised War against His Parliament, and other His good Subjects, and hath drawn
together great Troops of Papists and ill-affected Persons, and sent out Commissions for the levying of
others, to the great Hazard of Religion, and the Public Peace of the Kingdom: You shall therefore take
special Care, that the Ordinance concerning the Militia be forthwith put in Execution, through the said
County of Glouc. and the said City of Glouc. and
County thereof; and the Sheriffs, and all other Officers and Subjects of both Counties and City aforesaid, are hereby respectively enjoined to assist you,
and every of you, therein; and, if any Person whatsoever shall levy, or endeavour to levy, or billet any
Soldiers, or to draw or keep together the Trained
Bands, or other armed Forces, of the said several
Counties and City aforesaid, or any other Forces,
by Colour or Pretence of any Commission or
Warrant from His Majesty, under the Great Seal,
or otherwise, without Order or Consent of both
Houses of Parliament, you are to make known to
the Trained Bands, and other Inhabitants, of the
said several Counties and City aforesaid, that those who
shall appear upon any such Warrant, or obey any
such Commission, shall be held Disturbers of the
Public Peace; and those who shall not appear upon
any such Warrant or Commission, nor do any Thing
in Execution thereof, shall be protected by both
Houses of Parliament; and you, and every of you,
shall, in the Name and by the Authority of both
Houses of Parliament, require and command all Persons to forbear the Execution of such Commission
or Warrant, and the same to be delivered up to you,
or any of you, to be sent to the Speaker of the House
of Commons; and you, and every of you, Deputy
Lieutenants, are hereby required to draw together
such of the Trained Bands, and other Forces, of the
said City of Glouc' and several Counties aforesaid,
as shall be expedient, for the suppressing of all such
Assemblies, and for the apprehending of all or any
Person or Persons as shall, after Admonition and
Command by you, or any of you, made unto them,
to forbear the Execution of any such Commission or
Warrant, or the calling or gathering or keeping together of any such Forces or Assemblies, still persist
in doing the same, and likewise such as shall bear
Arms by Colour of any Warrant or Commission from
His Majesty, under the Great Seal, or otherwise,
without Order or Consent of both Houses of Parliament, and also such disaffected Persons as shall be
found raising any Parties or Factions against the Parliament, to be sent up hither, to answer such their
Offences, as to Law and Justice shall appertain;
and you, and every of you, the abovesaid Members
of the House of Commons, shall, in the Name of the
Lords and Commons, require and command the several Sheriffs of the said Counties, to publish throughout the said City, and several Counties aforesaid, the
Declarations commanded to be published by both
Houses of Parliament.
"2. You are required to suppress all Persons whatsoever, who shall levy any Soldiers, or draw together
any of the Trained Bands, by Colour or Pretence of
any Commission from His Majesty, under the Great
Seal, or otherwise; and you shall seize upon all Horses,
Arms, Ammunition, Money, Plate, or other Provision whatsover, raised or provided, under Pretence
of His Majesty's Service, for the fomenting or maintaining any such unnatural and unlawful War against
"3. You shall observe and execute the Ordinance
of both Houses of Parliament of the 8th of this
Month, for the Suppression of the Rebellion and
Commotion raised by the Marquis of Hartford, in
the County of Som's't, and other Western Counties,
and by the Earl of Northampton and others, in the
Counties of Leicester, Northampton, Warwicke, and
other adjoining Parts, and of any other Rebellion
and Commotion raised, or that shall be raised, by
any other Person or Persons, within the said County of Glouc', and within the said City of Glouc'r and
"4. You shall conduct and lead all such Forces of
Horse and Foot as shall be appointed by the Lord
General, the Earl of Essex, for this Service; and shall
fight with, kill, and slay, all such as shall by Force
oppose you in the Execution of that Ordinance, and
all other Assistants, Aiders, and Abettors; and you
shall levy such other Forces of Horse and Foot as his
Excellency shall, by his Commission, give you Power to levy, under such Colonels, Commanders, and
other Officers, as shall be by him appointed or directed; and you shall pursue the said Rebels and
Traitors, in the said Counties, or in any other Counties or Places of the Kingdom into which they shall
retire themselves; all which Forces, so to be raised,
shall have the same Pay as the rest of the Army is to
have; and you shall defend and protect His Majesty's Subjects from Violence and Oppression, by the
illegal Commission of Array, or otherwise; and you
shall hinder and forbid the Execution of that illegal
Commission, and in all Places, to the uttermost of your
Power, endeavour to preserve and restore the Peace of
"5. You shall take, from the said Rebels and Traitors, all such Arms, Ordnance, and Ammunition, as
they have taken from His Majesty's Subjects, and
restore the same to the Owner.
"6. You are hereby authorized and required to
disarm all Popish Recusants, and all such other dangerous and ill-affected Persons, as well Clergymen
as others, as have testified, or shall testify, their ill
Disposition to the Peace of the Kingdom.
"7. You, and every of you, shall further take Care,
that such Resolutions and Orders of both Houses as
have been, or shall be, delivered or sent down unto
you, or any of you, be put in Execution; and shall
require the several Sheriffs and Justices of the Peace,
and all other His Majesty's Officers and Subjects, of
the said several Counties and City aforesaid, to be aiding and assisting unto you, and every of you, for that
Purpose: You shall declare unto all Men, That it
hath ever been, and still shall be the Care and Endeavour of the Parliament, to provide for His Majesty's Safety; and that they do not, nor ever did,
know of any Evil intended to His Majesty's Person,
which might move Him to require any extraordinary
Guard; that His greatest Safety is in the Affection
and Fidelity of His Subjects, and in the Advice and
Counsel of His Parliament; and His greatest Danger
in withdrawing Himself from them; so that, under
Colour of doing Him Service, disaffected and malignant Persons, obnoxious to Justice for their great
Enormities, have raised Forces, which they labour to increase, to the Disturbance and Hazard of the Kingdom.
"8. You, the said Members of the House of Commons, and every of you, shall endeavour to clear the
Proceedings of Parliament from all Imputations and
Aspersions, and shall, from Time to Time, certify
us of all Things which you conceive necessary for the
present Service: And that we may have a speedy
Account of it, and that our Directions to you, as
well as your Advertisements to us, may have clear and
ready Passage, you, and every of you, shall lay a strict
Charge upon all Post-masters and Messengers, that
they do not suffer any Letters, or other Dispatches,
to or from the Parliament, to be intercepted or stayed; and, if any shall presume to make such Stay of
their Dispatches, you, and every of you, shall direct
the Post-masters and Messengers to repair to the Justices of the Peace, and Constables, and all other
Officers, for their Aid and Assistance who are hereby
required to take special Care that there may be no
"9. You, and every of you, shall take Care, that none
of the Recusants Arms, or other Ammunition, of the
said County of Glouc', and the said City of Glouc'
and County thereof, shall be carried or taken out of
the said City, and several Counties aforesaid, upon any
Pretence or Command whatsoever, without Warrant
from both Houses of Parliament; and you, and every
of you, shall give Order and Directions to the several Sheriffs of the said Counties respectively,
Justices of Peace, and other Officers, to require and
command all Popish Recusants, in the said City, and
several Counties aforesaid, to confine themselves
to their Dwellings, according to the Statute in that
Case provided; and, if any such Recusant shall be
found to transgress therein, you, and every of you,
shall cause the Justices of the Peace forthwith to
bind them to their good Behaviour, and, upon Refusal or Neglect to give Security accordingly, to commit them to Prison, and further to proceed against
them according to the Law.
"10. You shall also, in the Name of both Houses
of Parliament, require all such Persons who have
in their Custody any Part of the Public Magazine
of the said County of Glouc'r, and City of Glouc'r
and County thereof, to deliver the same to you, or
some of you, to be disposed of and employed for
the Defence of the said City and several Counties
aforesaid; and, in case of Refusal, you are hereby
authorized to seize, take, and carry away, and dispose of the same, for the Purposes aforesaid.
"11. And you, and every of you, are likewise to
give Charge, from both Houses of Parliament, to all
Captains, Lieutenants, and other Officers for the Militia, that they be observant to such Directions as
they shall from Time to Time receive from the Lord
Lieutenant of the said County of Glouc'r, and the
said City of Glouc'r and County thereof, or his
Deputies, or any of them, for the due Performance
of any the Commands of the said Houses.
"12. You, and every of you, shall resist and repel,
and are hereby authorized to resist and repel, by the
Power of the said County of Glouc'r, and City of
Glouc'r and County thereof, and by all other Ways
and Means, all such Force and Violence as shall be
raised or brought, by any Person or Persons, to
the Hindrance or Disturbance of this present Service,
or for the arresting or seizing of the Persons of you,
or any of you, or of any others which shall be employed in the Performance of the Ordinances, Instructions, and Commands of both Houses of Parliament, for any Thing done in the Execution thereof;
and the several Sheriffs, and Justices of Peace, of
the said County and City of Glouc'r, respectively, and
all other Officers and Subjects, are hereby enjoined
to be aiding and assisting to you, and every of you,
for the better and more speedy Execution of the
"13. You, and every of you, shall hereby, with
the Consent of Two of the Members of the House
of Commons abovenamed, have Power and Authority to fortify the City of Glouc'r, or any Part thereof, or any other Place in the said City and County
thereof, or any other Part or Place in the said County
of Glouc'r, in such Manner and Sort as you, or any of
you, with the Consent of Two of the Members of the
House of Commons aforenamed, shall think fit, for the
Safety of the said City, and the said several Counties;
and, for the more Security of the same, shall set
such several Guards and Forces, in all such Places and
Towns in the said several Counties, as you, or any
of you, with the Consent of any Two of the said
Members of the House of Commons, shall think it
requisite; and to watch and ward the Beacons within
the several Counties aforesaid, and them to guard
and fire as Occasion shall require.
"14. You shall observe and execute all such further Directions and Instructions as you shall from
Time to Time receive from both Houses of Parliament as likewise such Instructions and Directions as
you shall from Time to Time receive from the Committee of the Lords and Commons appointed to
take Care of the Safety of the Kingdom; and whatsoever you shall do therein, or any other Person in
Aid or Assistance of you, it shall be accepted as a
good and necessary Service to the Kingdom; and,
for their and your so doing, they and you shall be
defended and protected by the Authority of Parliament; and this Resolution of the Lords and Commons, to protect those that shall obey and further
their Commands, you shall publish and declare, upon
all Occasions, for the better Encouragement of the
Subjects of this Kingdom in that Behalf.
"15. You, and every of you, shall take Care to
put in Execution the Propositions and Orders made
by the Lords and Commons now assembled in Parliament, for bringing in of Money or Plate, to maintain Horse, Horsemen, and Arms, for the Preservation of the Public Peace, and for the Defence of
the King and both Houses of Parliament, as also
other Instructions and Additions for Deputy Lieutenants which are Members of the House of Commons,
and other Lieutenants of several Counties, concerning the last Propositions, according to a Declaration
of the said Lords and Commons made thereupon."