DIE Veneris, videlicet, 2 die Junii.
Earl of Manchester, Speaker this Day.
The Messengers sent Yesterday to the House of
Commons return with this Answer:
Answer from the H. C. about the King's Messages.
That they will return an Answer, by Messengers of
their own, to the Message concerning the King's Messages.
Captain Flood and Captain Vaughan's Dispute.
Ordered, That Captain Flood shall attend this
House To-morrow Morning; and then their Lordships
will examine the Difference between him and Captain
The Messengers sent Yesterday to the House of Commons return with this Answer:
Answer from the H. C. about the E. of Mulgrave's Letter.
That they will take the Letter of the Earl of Mulgrave into Consideration, and will take the Order for
nominating Mr. Cassinghurst to be Parson of Cranbrooke
Poulter & al. sent for, for stealing the Kings Deer in Windsor Park.
Upon Information, "That divers Persons do destroy
the King's Deer in Windsor Parke:" It is Ordered,
That Henry Poulter of Easthamsteed, Wm. Smyth of
Sunninghill, Ric'd Barnard of Warfeild, and Ric'd White
of Easthamsted, shall be sent for, as Delinquents, to
appear before this House, to answer the stealing and
destroying the Deer.
Madam Francovill, a Pass to France.
Ordered, That Madam Diana Francovill, and her
Maid, shall have an Order to go into France.
Sequestration of Maidston from Mr. Barrell.
Next, this House proceeded to hear the Charge
against Mr. Barrell, Parson of Maidston.
The Charge was read.
He pleaded not guilty; whereupon the Witnesses
were produced, to prove the Matter of Fact:
The Affidavit of Winifrid Aymes,
|"To prove that Mr. Barrell is a common Tavern-haunter, and Frequenter of Ale-houses, and hath been drunk often."
"To prove that he hath branded the Parliament with
scandalous Speeches," the Affidavit of Winfrid Aymes
and Jane Ellis was read.
The House, taking this whole Business into Consideration, Adjudged and Ordered,
"That the said Mr. Barrell shall be sequestered from
officiating, and from the Profits and Tithes of the
said Living of Maidston.
Mr. Smith to officiate there.
"2. That Mr. Samuell Smith, Master of Arts, shall
be appointed to officiate the said Cure, and receive
Three Quarters of the Profits and Benefits of the said
Living, if this House upon Enquiry shall [ (fn. *) find him]
to be a deserving Man; and Time is to be allowed to
receive Information concerning Mr. Smyth between
this and Wednesday next.
"3. That the Profits of the said Living of Maidston
shall be sequestered into responsible and indifferent
Hands, and paid to Mr. Smyth for his Pains."
Message from the H. C. with Treasurers Names for the Sequestrations;
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Denzell Holles Esquire; which consisted of
1. That the House of Commons have nominated certain Persons, to be Treasurers for the Ordinance for
the Sequestrations, wherein they desired their Lordships
The Names were these:
Mr. Samuell Avery, Mr. Thomas Barnardiston, Mr.
Will. Hobson Deputy, Mr. Ric'd Hill in Limestreat, to
be Treasurers and Receivers of all such Monies as shall
come in upon the Ordinance for Sequestrations.
Ordered, That this House agrees with the House
of Commons in this Nomination of the Treasurers.
to expedite some Ordinances;
2. They desire their Lordships to give Expedition in
the Ordinance concerning the Propositions touching
3. To give Expedition in the Ordinance concerning
the Prisoners at Oxford.
4. To give Expedition to the Ordinance concerning
the Assembly of Divines.
5. To give Expedition to the Ordinance concerning
additional Names to Persons of several Counties, for the
Order of Sequestrations.
for an Answer about the Great Seal;
6. To desire an Answer to the Votes concerning the
Great Seal of England.
and to revoke the Ordinance authorizing Colonel Long to raise Money in Essex.
7. (fn. †) They desire their Lordships to join with them,
for revoking and making void the Ordinance of the
24th of May, enabling and authorizing Colonel Long
to raise and collect Monies in divers Hundreds of the
County of Essex.
Ordered, That this House agrees with the House
of Commons, that the Ordinance of the 24th of May
last, enabling and authorizing Colonel Longe to raise
and collect Monies in divers Hundreds of the County
of Essex, shall be forthwith revoked, and made void.
Ordinance concerning Newcastle.
Ordered, That the Committees for the Ordinance
concerning Newcastle shall meet this Afternoon, at Four
of the Clock.
Conference to be had about the Prisoners at Oxford, and the Great Seal.
Ordered, To have a Conference To-morrow Morning with the House of Commons, concerning the Ordinance touching the Prisoners at Oxford, and the Votes
touching the Great Seal.
Ordinance for an Assembly of Divines.
Ordered, That the Ordinance touching the Assembly of Divines shall be considered of To-morrow
The Answer returned was:
Answer to the H. C.
That this House agrees in revoking the Ordinance
of the 24th May last, granted Colonel Longe; that
this House hath passed the Ordinance of additional
Names to the Committees touching the Ordinance of
Sequestrations; and that this House will speedily take
the rest of the Particulars into Consideration, and return
an Answer by Messengers of their own.
Message from thence, with an Ordinance for Concurrence.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons,
by Denzell Holles Esquire:
To desire their Lordships Concurrence in an Ordinance, to secure such Persons as shall disburse Monies
for the Supply of the Lord Fairefaixe's Army in the
The Ordinance was read, and Ordered to be further considered of, and to have a Conference with the
House of Commons about it.
The Answer returned was:
That their Lordships will send them an Answer to
this Ordinance, by Messengers of their own.
Captain Marten released.
Delinquents sent for, who arrested him.
Upon Information to this House, "That Captain
Marten, who is in Service under the Earl of Warwicke, was this Morning arrested in Westm. Hall:"
Hereupon this House Ordered, That the said Marten
shall be presently discharged from the said Arrest;
and the Gentleman at whose Suit he was arrested,
and the Bailiffs, shall be sent for as Delinquents, to
answer their Contempt, To-morrow Morning;
Sir Arthur Jenney Knight.
E. of Pembroke's Servant, a Pass.
Ordered, That a Servant of the Earl of Pembrooke
shall have a Pass, to go to Oxford, and return again to
Sequestration of Pedmarsh.
Ordered, That an Order of this House shall be
granted to the next Justice of the Peace, or other
His Majesty's Officers, near Pedmarsh, in Essex, (fn. *) to
give Possession of the Parsonage-house, according to
the Order of Sequestration given by this House.
Message to the H. C. for a Conference on the Ordinance for supplying L. Fairfax's Army.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by
Sir Edw. Leech and Mr. Dr. Bennett:
To desire a present Conference, touching the Ordinance, touching the supplying of the Lord Fairfaixe's
A Petition of the Inhabitants of the City of Coventry, and County of Warwicke, was read; shewing,
" (fn. †) The sad and dangerous Condition of the said City
and Country, and the sad Distractions and Divisions
for Want of some Man of Honour to command
amongst (fn. *) them; desiring their Lordships to take the
same into Consideration."
Ordered, That this Petition be communicated to the
House of Commons.
Babington, & al. King's Servants at Greenwich, Petition to be relieved from Assessments.
Upon reading the Petition of Ury Babington, Hugh
Henn, Ric'd Ledsam, and Simon Bazill, Servants to
His Majesty, living in His Majesty's House at Greenwich; shewing, "That, their chiefest Livelihood depending on their Places, (fn. *) they have not received
any Means thereof these Two Years, whereby they
are disabled to maintain themselves, and forced to
sell and pawn their Household Goods, for the Relief
of their Charge; therefore they desire to be discharged from such Assessments as are or shall be
imposed upon them by any Order of Parliament,
and that they may enjoy their own Goods quietly."
Hereupon this House Ordered, That this Petition
shall be sent down to the House of Commons.
Grimstone, & al. committed for Deer-stealing in Waltham Forest, released.
Ordered, That John Grimston, Ric'd Staynes, and
Thomas Graves, committed formerly by this House to
Newgate, for stealing of Deer, in the Forest of Waltham, in the County of Essex, shall be released from
their present Imprisonment, upon giving sufficient Security for their good Behaviour for the future.
The Messengers return with this Answer from the
House of Commons:
Answer from the H. C.
That they will give a present Conference, in the
Painted Chamber, as is desired.
The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and the
Lords went to the Conference; which being ended, the
House was resumed.
Committee to prepare Heads for a Conference about the Great Seal.
Ordered, That the Committees appointed to prepare Heads for a Conference with the House of Commons, concerning the Votes touching the Great Seal of
England, shall meet To-morrow Morning, before the
Sir Job Harbie's Servants, a Pass, to bury Mr. Harbie.
Ordered, That Four Servants of Sir Job Harbie's
shall be permitted to attend the Corps of a Son of Job
Harbie's, from Oxford, to Aldenham, in the County of
Hertford, with a Hearse and Six Horses; and, after the
Solemnization there performed, the said Servants are to
return to London, without Stay or Trouble.
Sir Wm. Ballendine to be committed to Petre House, in Aldersgate Street.
"Upon reading a Letter written to the Speaker of
this House, from the Lord General, concerning Sir
Wm. Ballendyne, who was taken at Chichester, in actual
Rebellion against the Parliament and Kingdom; his
Lordship will willingly comply with their Lordships,
in sending of him up, when he shall understand from
this House to what Prison he shall be sent; because
his Lordship is so much induced to be careful in this,
in respect Sir Wm. Ballendyne, being formerly bailed,
made an Escape; and, if their Lordships please to
direct Colonel Ven whither he shall be sent, his Lordship hath Ordered him to obey their Lordships Commands."
Hereupon this House Ordered, That Colonel Ven
shall have Directions to send Sir Wm. Ballendyne to
Peter House, in Aldersgate Streat.
House adjourned till 10a cras.