DIE Veneris, 19 die Novembris.
PRAYERS, by Mr. Ash.
Domini præsentes fuerunt:
Comes Manchester, Speaker.
L. Viscount Say & Seale.
Ds. La Warr.
Bentham to be instituted to Lovick.
Ordered, That Doctor Heath shall give Institution
and Induction to Joseph Bentam, to the Parsonage of
Lovicke, in the County of North'ton; presented thereunto by the Countess of Peterborough.
Message to the H. C. for the King's Message to be communicated to the Scots Commissioners.
Ordered, That the King's Message, read Yesterday,
be communicated to the House of Commons; and desire
their Concurrence, that the Members of both Houses
that are of the Committee of both Kingdoms may communicate it to the Scotch Commissioners, according to the
And accordingly it was sent down to the House of
Commons, by Sir Edward Leech and Mr. Page.
Message from thence, with Ordinances, and Names of Sheriffs.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons,
by Sir Rob't Pye Knight, &c.; who brought up divers
Ordinances, wherein they desire their Lordships Concurrence:
1. An Ordinance for Ten Thousand Pounds, out of
the Excise, for the Army. (Here enter it.)
2. An Ordinance for Twenty Thousand Pounds more,
out of the Excise. (Here enter it.)
3. The Names of Sheriffs for this Year following.
The Answer returned was:
That this House agrees to the Ordinance for Ten
Thousand Pounds, and to the Ordinance for Twenty
Thousand Pounds: To the rest, their Lordships will take
them into Consideration, and will send an Answer by
Messengers of their own.
Message to the H. C. for an Answer concerning the late Mutiny in the Army, and about the London Agents who encouraged it.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by
Sir Edward Leech and Mr. Page:
To put them in Mind of those Businesses delivered to
them at the last Conference; and also touching the
Papers sent down to them concerning the Agents in London, which have endeavoured to stir up Sedition in the
Army; and to desire that the Lords may hear a speedy
Answer from them concerning the same, their Lordships
conceiving it very much conducing to the present Peace
and Government of the Kingdom.
Croker and Wise.
The Question being put, "Whether to appoint a
certain Day, to hear the Cause betwixt Croker
and Wise, according to the last Order of this
And it was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Ordered, That Thursday next is appointed for
hearing the Cause as aforesaid.
Ordered, That the Consideration of the Sheriffs
shall be To-morrow Morning.
Letter to Sir T. Fairfax.
Ordered, That the Earl of Manchester shall prepare
a Draught of a Letter, to be written to Sir Tho.
Fairefax, in Pursuance of the Vote; and offer it to the
House To-morrow Morning.
Ordinance for the Commissioners of Excise to reimburse themselves 10,000l. advanced for the Army.
"Whereas, by Ordinance of the 28th of February,
1645, Twenty Thousand Pounds, with Interest after
the Rate of Eight Pounds per Cent. payable unto Mr.
Toll Esquire, or his Assigns, was charged on the Receipts of the Excise, in Course, for Three Regiments
of Horse, and One Company of Dragoons, raised,
sent out, and maintained, by the Eastern Association;
but since, upon Agreement of the Committee of the
said Association with the Committee of the Army, ordained to be issued out and employed for the present Supply of the Army, and accordingly paid unto the Treasurers at War to that End and Purpose: And whereas
Thomas Foote, John Kendrick, Thomas Cullum, and Symon
Edmonds, Esquires, and Aldermen of the City of London, John Lamott and Edward Claxton, of the same,
Esquires, the present Commissioners of Excise and new
Impost, have, for the promoting of so necessary a
Service, advanced and lent the Sum of Ten Thousand
Pounds, towards the Twenty Thousand Pounds, for
the Use aforesaid: Be it Ordained, by the Lords and
Commons assembled in Parliament, That the said
Thomas Foote and the rest of the Commissioners of
Excise may satisfy and reimburse themselves, and that
their Executors, Administrators, or Assigns, shall and
may be satisfied and reimbursed, the said Ten Thousand 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 the First Monies that shall come in of the
Twenty Thousand Pounds and Interest, charged upon
the Receipts of the Excise as aforesaid, and as the
same shall fall due in Course; and shall not, by any
other Order or Ordinance of One or both Houses of
Parliament, be debarred from satisfying themselves
accordingly; and that the said Committee shall pay
the said Ten Thousand Pounds, by them lent and
advanced as aforesaid, unto the Treasurers at War,
or any Two of them, whose Receipt shall be the
said Commissioners of Excise their sufficient Discharge
in that Behalf, and for such their Reimbursement of
themselves as aforesaid."
Ordinance for 20,000 l. for the Army; formerly ordered for the Forces of the Eastern Association.
"Whereas, by Ordinance of the 28th February,
1645, there is charged upon the Excise, in Course,
the Sum of Twenty Thousand Pounds, with Interest
after the Rate of Eight Pounds per Cent. payable
unto Mr. Toll, or his Assigns, for the Use of the Three
Regiments of Horse, of Major Le Hunt, Major Gibb,
and Major Haynes, and of Captain Waylett's Company
of Dragoons, raised out and maintained by the
Eastern Association: And whereas the Committee of
the said Eastern Association is contented, and do agree,
that the same shall be issued out and disposed of for
the present Supply of the Army: Be it Ordained, by
the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament,
That the Twenty Thousand Pounds and Interest,
charged on the Receipts of the Excise as aforesaid,
shall to the same End and Purpose (when it shall
become due) be paid, by the Commissioners of Excise,
unto the Treasurers of War, or any Two of them,
their Assignee or Assigns, whose Receipt or Receipts
shall be the said Commissioners of Excise their sufficient Discharge in that Behalf: And it is further Declared and Ordained, by Authority aforesaid, That
(in Satisfaction of this Agreement of the Committee
for the Association as aforesaid) the said Twenty
Thousand Pounds, with the Interest due on the First
of March next, shall be re-paid, by the said Treasurers at War, out of the Receipts and Assessments
for the Army, upon the said First of March next, unto
Thomas Toll Esquire, a Member of the House of
Commons, or such Treasurer as the said Committee
of the Eastern Association shall appoint, and to such
Uses as in the said Ordinance of the 28th of February
first abovementioned are appointed and declared."
House adjourned till 10a cras.