DIE Mercurii, 13 die Septembris.
The Lord Grey of Warke was appointed to be
Speaker this Day.
Sequestration of Aldenham, from Soame.
Ordered, upon reading the Affidavit of Richard
Axtell, "That Joseph Soame refuseth to deliver the
Possession of the Vicarage house of Aldenham to
Mr. Gilpin, according to the Judgement of this
House:" That the said Joseph Soame shall be sent for
as a Delinquent, and brought before this House, to answer the said Contempt; and that the Committees of
Hartfordshire shall put the said Mr. Gilpin into the Possession thereof.
Upon Information to this House this Day, "That
some Rooms in Somertsett House were broken open,
and some Goods taken away:" It is Ordered, That
an Ordinance of both Houses be drawn up, and sent
down to the House of Commons, to desire their Concurrence, for preserving the King and Queen's Houses;
which was done accordingly, and read.
Agreed to, as followeth:
Ordinance for preserving the King's and Queen's Houses.
"It is this Day Ordered, by the Lords and
assembled in Parliament, That neither Whitehall,
St. James, Som'sett House, Greenewich House, Richmond
House, Hampton Court, Oatlands House, Theoballs House,
Wimbleton House, nor any other House whatsoever,
of the King's Majesty, the Queen's Majesty, or of the
Prince's Highness, shall (fn. *) be searched or meddled
with, but in the Presence of One Lord of Parliament, and Two of the Members of the House of
Commons; and that nothing shall be removed or
carried out of any of the said Houses, without special
Order of both Houses of Parliament; and that no
House-keeper, or Wardrobe-keeper, or any menial
Servant of any House-keeper or Wardrobe-keeper,
attending in any of the said Houses, for looking to
the said Houses, or Goods therein, shall be molested."
Perkins versus Langston.
Upon reading the Petition of John Perkins, against
Anthony Langston Gentleman, Porter of The Tower:
It is Ordered, That if the said Langston doth not pay
and satisfy the just Debt due to Mr. Perkins within One
Week, then the said Perkins is to take his due Course
in Law, according (fn. *) to the Penalty of his Bond, notwithstanding any Privilege.
Message from the H. C. that the E. of Pembroke may be Lord Lieutenant of Somersetshire;
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir John Hungerford and others:
To desire Concurrence in these Particulars following:
1. To desire their Lordships Concurrence, that the Earl
of Pembrooke may be Lord Lieutenant of the County of
with Names of Deputy Lieutenants for divers Counties;
2. To desire Concurrence that John Leigh, of Boothes,
in the County of Chester, Esquire, be a Deputy Lieutenant for that County.
That John Heydon Esquire,
Doctor John Kinge,
|May be added, to be Deputy Lieutenants of the County of Hertford.
To be considered of.
That Sir Henry Rowe shall be a Deputy Lieutenant
in the County of Midd.
That Sir Wm. Strickland and Mr. Tho. Westrowe shall
be Deputy Lieutenants for Kent.
and with Orders for Concurrence.
3. An Order to pay such Monies as shall be disbursed
by Mr. Cage. (Here enter it.)
4. An Order for pressing of Soldiers, in several Counties, for the Service of Sir Wm. Waller.
Agreed to; with a Proviso, to exempt the Servants
of Peers, Assistants, and Attendants of Parliament.
5. An Order for Two Hundred Pounds, out of the
Weekly Assessments in the County of Bucks, to be paid
for Maintenance of the Garrison of Alsebury.
6. An Order concerning Aylett and Pettus.
To be considered of.
The Answer returned was:
That this House agrees to all the Orders and Ordinances now brought up, excepting to the Ordinance for
pressing Five Thousand Men for Sir Wm. Waller, the
Ordinance concerning Pettus, and nominating of the
Deputy Lieutenants for the County of Hertford; concerning which, their Lordships will send an Answer by
Messengers of their own.
Message to the H. C. with the Ordinance for protecting the King's and Queen's Houses.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons,
by Mr. Serjeant Whitfeild and Mr. Serjeant Fynch:
To deliver to them the Ordinance for Protection
of the King's Houses, and desire their Concurrence
therein; and to let the House of Commons know, that
their Lordships do agree in the Ordinance for pressing
Five Thousand Men, with the Proviso.
Order to secure Monies raised in Ipswich by Mr. Cage.
"Whereas Mr. William Cage, a Member of the
House of Commons, is desired and employed by the
said House of Commons, to procure from the Inhabitants of the Town of Ipswich, or others, a Loan
of such a Sum of Money as he can, to be speedily
lent, paid, and delivered, either to the Committee
of the House of Commons for the Navy, or to Sir
Henry Vane the Younger, Knight, Treasurer for the
Navy, or to his Deputy: It is this Day Ordered
and Ordained, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament, That what Sum or Sums of Money the said
William Cage shall disburse, pay, and deliver, or procure to be disbursed, paid, or delivered, by any of
the Inhabitants of the said Town of Ipswich, for the
Use of the Navy, unto such Person and Persons as
Mr. Greene shall by Warrant under his Hand appoint the same to be paid, or to the said Sir Henry
Vane the Younger, Treasurer for the Navy, or to his
Deputy, and taking a Receipt for the same, That all
and every the same Sum and Sums of Money shall be
re-paid to the said Mr. Cage, and to such Party and
Parties as shall so disburse and lend the same, to any
of the Persons herein appointed to receive the same,
out of the Monies to be raised in the County of Suff.
upon the Two Ordinances of Sequestration, or either
of them, by the Receivers or Treasurers of the same
Money, or, in Default thereof, out of the Money
raised, or to be raised, within the said County, upon
the Ordinance for the Excise, or new Impost, by
the Commissioners and Treasurer appointed for the
same, with Consideration for the same after the Rate
of Eight Pounds per Centum for all such Monies,
from the Time of the disbursing of the same unto
the Time of the Re-payment thereof: And it is further Ordered and Ordained, That the shewing forth
of this present Ordinance, with a Receipt under the
Hand of the Party that is hereby appointed to receive the same from the Lenders, testifying that the
same was so by him received to the Use of the Navy,
shall be sufficient Warrant to the Treasurers and
Commissioners aforesaid, and to every of them, to (fn. *) repay and satisfy the same Monies, with the Consideration to the Parties that lent the same, without any
other or further Order or Warrant from both Houses
of Parliament, or either of them."
Order for 600 l. a Week, for the Garrison of Aylesbury.
"It is this Day Ordered, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled, That Six Hundred
Pounds Weekly, out of the Monies upon the Ordinance of the Weekly Assessments, in the Counties of
Bucks, Hert. and Bedd. that is to say, Two Hundred
Pounds Weekly out of each County, shall be collected and paid upon Accompt, for the Maintenance
of the Garrison of Alisbury."