DIE Lunæ, videlicet, 26 die Septembris.
The Lord Grey was appointed to be Speaker
Poor Irish Ministers, 3 l. a piece Collection-money.
A Petition of divers distressed Ministers, to the Number of Twenty, come out of Ireland, was read; desiring,
"That they may have the Benefit of the Collection of
the next Fast in London and Westm. and the Suburbs
Ordered, That they shall have allotted, out of the
Contributions in Westm. and the Suburbs of London,
Three Pounds apiece.
Sir George Clarke may leave Judge Berkley in other Custody, whilst he is out of Town.
Ordered, That, if Sir George Clarke, who hath the
Custody of Mr. Justice Berkley committed (fn. *) unto him,
have Occasion to go into the Country, he may be permitted to leave Mr. Justice Berkeley with some Person in
London, who (fn. †) will be answerable for the safe Custody of
Dawnson and others, a Pass to France.
Ordered, That James Dawnson, Alex. Kirke, and
James Inglis, shall have a Pass, to go over into any Part
E. of Portland transferred to the Custody of Sir Edmund Wright.
Ordered, That the Earl of Portland shall be transferred over from Sir George Garret, now Sheriff, to Sir
Edmond Wright, One of the Aldermen of the City of
London, to remain in his Custody under the same Restraint that he is now under in Sir George Garrett's
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Moore; which consisted of many Particulars:
Message from the H. C. to desire Concurrence in the following Particulars;
1. To desire Concurrence in Payment of Four Hundred Pounds to Captain Church and Captain Berisford,
&c. (Here enter it.)
2. (fn. *) They desire Concurrence, that the Letter written
to the Earl Northumb. from the Lord Lieutenant of
Ireland, may be printed and published.
Respited until the Earl of Northumb. comes.
and a Conference about Ireland.
3. To desire a present Conference, concerning Ireland.
The Answer returned was:
Answer to the H. C.
That this House agrees to the Order now brought up,
and will agree to give a Conference presently: But concerning the printing of the Letter, this House will send
an Answer, by Messengers of their own.
This House was adjourned during Pleasure, and the
Lords went to the Conference; which being ended, the
House was resumed.
Conference about Ireland reported.
The Speaker reported the Effect of the Conference;
which was, "The good Service that Captain Ashley hath
done, in relieving the Fort of Gallaway, and firing
some Houses about the Town; and that Sir Francis
Willoughby desires Supplies of Muskets and Ammunition, and the Fort to be recruited with One Hundred Men.
"Also that Captain Ashley related, That the Lord
Inchequin, with Two Thousand Men, fought with the
Earl of Musgrave, who had a Body of Eight Thousand
Men, who lost Six Hundred and Eighty Men, and
Fifteen Hundred Muskets, and a great Piece of
Ordnance; and that the Town of Gallaway put up
the Colours of the King (fn. †) of Spaine."
Ordered, That Letters be sent to those Lords that
are absent, to attend this House; and those in Town to
E. of Leicester's Letter to be printed.
Ordered, That the Earl of Leycester's Letter to the
Earl of Northumb. shall be printed and published.
Order to pay Captains Church and Beresford, 450 l.
"It is this Day Ordered, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled, That Four Hundred
and Fifty Pounds shall be paid to Captain Thomas
Church, and Captain Michaell Bereesford, and others
of Colerayne, Commanders of the Seven Hundred
Men and the Troop of Horse; and it is referred to
Mr. Wheeler and Mr. Thompson, to see it done proportionably; and that, when it shall please God that
the Kingdom of Ireland shall be reduced, then, the
Adventurers first satisfied, these Commanders are to
have Satisfaction out of the Rebels Lands, answerable to their Expence, as it shall be found by Commission."
Adjourn, 10a cras.