House of Lords Journal Volume 5
6 November 1642

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 5: 6 November 1642', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 5: 1642-1643 (1767-1830), pp. 434-435. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=34945 Date accessed: 16 September 2014.


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DIE Dominico, 6 die Novembris.

PRAYERS.

Lord Grey de Warke, Speaker.

Message from the H. C. for the Lords to concur in the following Orders.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Rob't Pye, Knight:

To desire their Lordships Concurrence in these Orders following: videlicet,

1. An Order to command all Colonels and Captains, under the Earl of Essex, to repair to their Colours. (Here enter it.)

Agreed to.

2. An Order to authorize Sir Gilb't Gherrard to pay such Monies as shall be appointed by the Earl of Warwicke. (Here enter it.)

Agreed to.

The Answer returned was:

Answer.

That this House agrees with the House of Commons in both these Orders now brought up.

Sir Gilbert Gherrard, Treasurer of the Army, to pay such Monies as he shall be commanded by the Earl of Warwick.

"Whereas the Lords and Commons in this present Parliament, reposing special Trust and Confidence in the approved Wisdom and Fidelity of Sir Gilbert Gherrard, Baronet, have formerly nominated and appointed the said Sir Gilbert Gerrard to be Treasurer of the Army Ordered and Appointed by the said Lords and Commons to be forthwith raised, for the Safety of the King's Person, the Defence of both Houses of Parliament, and of those who have obeyed their Orders and Commands, and for the Preservation of the true Religion, the Laws, Liberties, and Peace of the Kingdom: The said Lords and Commons do hereby authorize the said Sir Gilbert Gerrard, by Virtue and Warrant hereof, out of such Treasure as is already come, or hereafter shall come, to his Hands, for the Purpose aforesaid, to content and pay from Time to Time, all such particular Sums of Monies as, by Warrant or Bills subscribed with the Name of the Person or Persons and Officers hereafter following, shall be required of him; whose said Warrants or Bills so subscribed shall be a sufficient Discharge for the said Sir Gilbert Gerrard, at all Times hereafter, in that Behalf: First, the said Sir Gilbert Gerrard shall pay and content to all such Person and Persons all such Sums of Money as shall be directed by Order of both Houses of Parliament: Secondly, he shall content and pay all such Sum and Sums of Money as, by Warrant of the Right Honourable Robert Earl of Warwick, whom the said Lords and Commons have appointed to be Captain General of the Second Army raised for the Purposes aforesaid, or by the Warrants of any other appointed, or to be appointed, by the said Lords and Commons, to be Captain General of the said Army, or by the Warrants of his or their Lieutenant General of the said Army, in the Absence of the said Captain General for the Time being, shall be required of the said Sir Gilbert Gerrard; which said Warrant or Warrants, with the Hands of the Parties that shall receive the said Monies, shall be his sufficient Discharge in that Behalf: Thirdly, the said Sir Gilbert Gerrard shall content and pay, upon the like Warrants of the said Captain General for the Time being, and in his Absence of his Lieutenant General for the Time being, for Provisions for Victuals of the said Army, Carriages, and all other Necessaries thereunto belonging, all such Sums of Money as the said Captain General, or in his Absence his Lieutenant General, shall require of the said Sir Gilbert Gerrard, by his Warrant or Warrants, or Bills subscribed with his Hand; which Bill, so subscribed by the said Captain General for the Time being, and in his Absence by his Lieutenant General, together with the Acquittances of the Persons which shall testify the Receipt thereof, shall be a sufficient Discharge for the said Sir Gilbert Gerrard in that Behalf: Fourthly, the said Sir Gilbert Gerrard shall content and pay all such Sums of Money, in Gross or otherwise, as shall be required of the said Sir Gilbert Gerrard, by the Warrants or Bills subscribed by the said Captain General for the Time being, or in his Absence by his Lieutenant General, for any Thing or Things which the said Captain General, or in his Absence his Lieutenant General, shall think meet to be provided, for the Furniture of the said Ordnance, with the Munition, Carriages, and all other Necessaries for the same, delivering by Indenture the said Monies to such of the principal Officer or Officers of the Ordnance there, as the said Captain General, or in his Absence his Lieutenant General, shall appoint, for which he or they are to render the Parliament, or such as they shall appoint, an Accompt; which Indenture, with the said Bills subscribed by the said Captain General, or in his Absence by his Lieutenant General, shall be a sufficient Discharge unto the said Sir Gilbert Gerrard in that Behalf: Fifthly, the said Sir Gilbert Gerrard shall content and pay, upon the like Warrants or Bills of the said Captain General for the Time being, and in his Absence of his Lieutenant General, all such Sums of Money as shall be required of the said Sir Gilbert Gerrard for Coat, Conduct, Transportation, Payment of Dues and Wages to the said Captain General, and his Lieutenant General, and all other Counsellors, Officers, and Captains, Petty Captains, Soldiers, and all others which shall be waged or listed in the said Army, and for all other Things and Necessaries, with all Manner of Carriages for the same; which Bills or Warrants, so subscribed, shall be his Discharge in that Behalf; and the said Sir Gilbert Gerrard, for and in respect of the said Office and Execution thereof, shall, by virtue hereof, have Power to make, constitute, and appoint, such Officers and Persons, to be employed under him, for the Execution of his said Office, as Sir Wm. Udall, Knight, by a Commission under the Great Seal of England, bearing Date 26 Februarii, 15 Caroli, had Power and Authority to nominate under him; and for and in respect of his said Office, and Execution thereof, shall have and receive, for himself and his said Officers, and the Persons by him employed, such Fees and Allowances as by the said Commission are or were appointed unto the said Sir Wm. Udall: And the said Lords and Commons do further Declare, That whatsoever Monies he, the said Sir Gilbert Gerrard, shall receive and disburse for the Affairs of the Army, by virtue hereof, according to the Orders and Directions aforesaid, together with the Fees and Allowances abovementioned, upon his Accompt made to such Persons as shall be thereunto authorized by the Commons House of Parliament to receive the same, he shall receive a full Discharge for the same, from both Houses of Parliament; and by them, he, his Heirs, Executors, Administrators, and Assigns, saved and kept harmless from any further Question or Accompt, to any Person or Persons whatsoever; and in and about the Performance and Execution of this Service, all His Majesty's Officers and loving Subjects are required to give their best Aid and Assistance unto him, the said Sir Gilberd Gerrard, and his Officers under him, as Occasion shall require."

Order for all Officers and Soldiers in the Earl of Essex's Army to repair to their Colours.

"It is this Day Ordered, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament, That all Colonels, Captains, and other Officers and Soldiers, under the Command of his Excellency the Earl of Essex, that are now in or near the City of London, do forthwith, upon Pain of Death, repair to their Colours; and that no Officer or Soldier presume to depart from their Colours, without the express Leave of their General, under his Hand; and that the Watches in the several Places in and about the City of London, and all other His Majesty's Officers, shall apprehend such Officers and Soldiers as shall offer to depart contrary to this Order; and that the Lord Mayor of the City of London within the City and Liberties thereof, and the Lord Lieutenants of the Counties of Midd. and Surrey, or their Deputies, within their several Limits, cause this Order to be published, by beating of the Drum."