DIE Jovis, videlicet, 11 die Aprilis.
PRAYERS, by Mr. Rathbon.
Lords present this Day:
Ds. Grey de Warke, Speaker.
L. Viscount Say & Seale.
E. of Chesterfield, Leave to remove his Lodging.
Ordered, That the Earl of Chesterfield hath hereby
Liberty to change his Lodging where now he is, to
Mrs. Mary Mason's House, a Widow, in Bedford Streat,
in Covent Garden, there to remain in the same Condition
as now he is.
Lady Witch, a Pass.
Ordered, That the Lady Witch shall have a Pass, to
go to Oxford, from London, with One Maid Servant and
Two Men Servants, in a Hackney Coach, with Four
Horses, and with Two Hackney Nags, and a Coachman;
and to return again to London, with the aforesaid Coach
and Horses, and her Three Children, and Two Maid
Servants, and Two Men Servants more, and her Household Stuff, and their Apparel.
Answer from the H. C.
Mr. Serjeant Whitfield and Dr. Aylett, sent Yesterday with a Message to the House of Commons about
the Petition of the Lady Powis, return with this Answer:
That they will send an Answer, by Messengers of
Governors of Sutton's Hospital desire to have Mr. Clarke for their Minister, instead of Mr. Foxley, put in by the H. C.
The Earl of Northumb, reported to this House,
That, the Minister of Sutton's Hospital being sequestered for his Misdemeanors by the House of Commons, one Mr. Foxley, a Minister, is put in to officiate that Place, by the Order of the House of
Commons; and the Governors of the said Hospital
taking this into Consideration, and finding by the
Statutes of the Foundation of that Hospital, which are
confirmed by Act of Parliament, that the said Mr.
Foxley is uncapable of being Minister there in regard
he is a married Man, therefore the Governors do
humbly desire their Lordships that this may be presented to the House of Commons, with their Desire
that the said Mr. Foxley may be removed, and one
Peter Clarke may be Preacher there, according to the
Order made by the Governors."
Hereupon this House (fn. *) Resolved, To communicate
this Business to the House of Commons; and appointed
these Lords following to draw up what they think fit to
be offered to the House of Commons, and report the
same to this House:
L. Viscount Say & Seale.
|Any Three, to meet when they please.
Message from the H. C. for a Conference on Irish Affairs, and Welsh Papers;
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Rob't Pye Knight, and others:
1. To desire a Conference, so soon as may stand with
their Lordships Conveniency, touching the Irish Affairs,
and the Welsh Papers.
to adjourn till Saturday;
2. To acquaint their Lordships, that the House of
Commons intend to adjourn their House until Saturday
Morning next, because their Committee may go into
London, about settling the Lord General's Business;
and to desire their Lordships would do the like.
and with Two Orders.
3. To desire their Lordships Concurrence in Two
1. Concerning the Tin Farmers. (Here enter it.)
2. Concerning a new Seal to be made for the County
Palatine of Lancaster, belonging to the Dutchy.
A new Seal to be made for the Dutchy of Lancaster.
Ordered, That this House agrees with the House
of Commons, that a new Seal shall be made for the
County Palatine of Lancaster, belonging to the Dutchy.
The Answer returned was:
Answer to the H. C.
That this House will give a present Conference, as is
desired; and do agree in all the Particulars of this Message, excepting to that concerning the adjourning of
this House until Saturday, to which their Lordships will
send an Answer by Messengers of their own.
Message to them, that the Lords will adjourn till Saturday, and have deferred the Archbp. of Cant's Trial.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by
Sir Edward Leech and Dr. Aylett:
To let them know, that this House will adjourn the
House until Saturday next; and their Lordships have
deferred the Trial of the Archbishop of Canterb. until
Tuesday Morning next.
Col. Bury to be sent up, for Words against Lord Willoughby.
The Lord Willoughby acquainted this House, "That
whereas this House was pleased, in his Absence, to
send a Letter to the Earl of Manchester, to send up
one Lieutenant Colonel Bury, who made scandalous
Reports of him here; and, in regard he is not yet
come, that their (fn. *) Lordships would please to give
further Directions for his coming up:" Hereupon
this House appointed the Speaker to write another Letter to the Earl of Manchester, for the speedy sending
him up to this House.
Lord Willoughby desires he may by cleared from the Imputations thrown on his Character.
His Lordship further informed this House, "That
divers Reports have been made, and many Affronts
given, which tends much to his Dishonour, by divers
Persons, of which public Discourse is abroad: Therefore his Lordship humbly desired their Lordships
would take the same into their Consideration, that he
may be either cleared in his Honour, or receive according to his Demerits."
Hereupon this House Ordered, That it is referred
to these Lords Committees following, to take all the
Particulars of the Lord Willoughbie's Complaints into
Consideration, and what is fit to be done thereupon,
and report the same to this House:
|Any Four, to meet To-morrow Morning, at Nine of the Clock.
The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and the
Lords went to the Conference; which being ended, the
House was resumed.
Report of the Conference concerning Irish Affairs.
The Speaker reported the Effect of this Conference:
That the House of Commons having received Intelligence of the great Wants of the Scottish Army in
Ireland, whereby Three Regiments have been inforced to come away; upon this the House of Commons referred the Consideration of the same to the
Committee of both Kingdoms; who, having considered thereof, made the Report of their Opinions
to the House of Commons, which hath been approved
of by them; which the House of Commons now communicate to their Lordships, and desire speedy Concurrence therein."
Resolutions for Supplies to be raised, for the Armies in Ireland, and the Scots Army in England;
"The Votes of the House of Commons were read
as followeth, and, agreed to by this House:
"Resolved, upon the Question, by the Lords and
Commons in Parliament assembled,
That effectual Course be taken, for the due and
speedy Collection of the Sequestrations appointed by
both Houses, for the Payment of the Sixty Thousand
Pounds to the Scotts Army in Ireland; and that this
be recommended in an especial Manner to the Committee for taking the Accompts of all the Kingdom.
That, to enable the speedy raising of a considerable
Sum of Monies, for the Supply of the Scotts Army
in England and Ireland, an Ordinance be passed, by
both Houses, to the same Effect as formerly, to levy,
by Way of Assessment, Sixty-six Thousand Six Hundred and Sixty-six Pounds, Six Shillings, Eight
Pence, being another Third Part of the Two Hundred Thousand Pounds appointed by both Houses for
the Purposes aforesaid to our Brethren of Scotland, for
which the Public Faith of both Kingdoms is engaged.
"That, as another Means for the raising of Monies
for the Affairs of Ireland, the Bill presented by both
Houses to His Majesty, for compelling the Adventurers to pay the Monies due by their Subscriptions
upon the Acts of Parliament, for that Purpose, to be
turned into an Ordinance of Parliament.
That out of the Ways and Means abovementioned, or otherwise, or by the Credit thereof, that the
Sum of Thirty Thousand Pounds, by the 15th of
May next coming, be shipped from hence to Carrickfergus, upon which the said Army may depend; and
that the Remainder of the said Sixty Thousand
Pounds be shipped away by the last of June next;
and it is referred to the Committee at Gouldsmithes
Hall, to consider of the Means of raising of the Monies, and to offer to the House the probablest Way
of bringing them in, and to take Care with the Treasurers of the Sequestrations, that the Sequestrationmonies may not be diverted to any other Use, upon
any Pretence whatsoever.
For the future Maintenance of the Scotts and Brittish Forces in Ireland, That a settled Course be established, by Ordinance of Parliament, or otherwise,
towards the Monthly Pay of the Scotts Forces, the
Sum of Four Thousand Pounds to be paid to the
Scotts Forces, and of Four Thousand Pounds Monthly
to be paid to the Brittish Forces; which Sums of
Money, to be paid to the Brittish and Scottish Forces,
shall be paid to the Hands of Treasurers nominated
for that Purpose by the joint Advice of both Kingdoms, or their Committees authorized in that Behalf,
and to be issued forth according to that Advice; and
that the Surplusage due to the said Scottish Forces,
according to the Treaty, over and above the said
Four Thousand Pounds Monthly provided, shall be
secured to them upon the Public Faith; that whatever Provisions of Victuals or Monies shall be raised or collected within The States of the United Provinces, by Way of Benevolence or otherwise, for the
Relief or Maintenance of the said Brittish and Scottish Forces, may be consigned to Persons nominated
for that Purpose, by the joint Advice of both Kingdoms, or their Committees authorized in that Behalf, and to be issued forth according to Instructions
that shall be given by the said Advice.
and concerning managing the War there;
That the Earl of Leven, Lord General of the Scotts
Forces in Ireland (being now, by the Votes of both
Houses, agreed to be Commander in Chief over all
the Forces, as well Brittish as Scotts, according to
the Fourth Article of the Result of the Committees
of both Kingdoms passed both Houses), be desired
with all convenient Speed, by the Advice of the said
Committees, to appoint and nominate a Commander
in Chief under his Excellency, over the said Forces,
to reside with them upon the Place.
That Committees be nominated and appointed,
by the joint Advice of both Kingdoms, of such Numbers and Qualities as shall be by them agreed on, to
be sent with all convenient Speed, to reside with the
said Forces, and enabled with all ample Instructions
by the joint Advice of both Kingdoms, for the Regulation of the said Forces, and the better carrying on
of that War."
Ordered, That, when the Houses shall understand
from the Committees that shall be sent into Ireland by
Advice of both Kingdoms, the State of the Forces
there, they will then take into Consideration the Augmentation of the Sums for the Monthly Pay, as Occasion shall be, and as the Necessities of this Kingdom
Ordinance to indemnify the Tin Farmers, for paying 6000 l. to the Use of the Parliament.
Whereas Sir Job Harby Knight, Robert Charleton, Robert Vivian, Thomas Bounst, and Wm. Langhorne, Farmers to His Majesty of the Pre-emption
and First Buying and Coinage of Tin, within the
Counties of Cornwall and Devon, the Realm of England, Wales, and Dominions thereof, by virtue of
One Indenture under the Great Seal of England,
bearing Date the 5th Day of November, in the 16th
Year of His now Majesty's Reign, upon which the
said Tin Farmers are, by the Committee of His Majesty's Revenue, made by Ordinance of the Lords and
Commons in Parliament the 1st of February last,
Ordered to pay, upon the 6th Day of the same February, the Sum of Fifteen Hundred Pounds;
and upon the 16th of the same, other One Thousand Five Hundred Pounds; and upon the 1st Day
of April then next, the Sum of Three Thousand
Pounds, in all Six Thousand Pounds; the Two First
of which Payments, amounting unto Three Thousand
Pounds, have been by them the said Sir Jacob Harby
and other the Tin Farmers abovenamed, made accordingly: The Lords and Commons in Parliament
do Ordain, and be it Ordained by the Lords and
Commons in this present Parliament assembled, That
the said Sir Job Harby, Robert Charleton, Roger
Vivian, Thomas Bounst, and William Langhorne, and
every of them, their and every of their Heirs, Executors, and Administrators, his and their Lands,
Tenements, and Hereditaments, Goods, and Chattels, upon Payment of the Sum of Three Thousand
Pounds more, according to the said recited Order,
are and shall, by the Power and Authority of both
Houses of Parliament, discharged and protected, of,
for, and concerning, the said Three several Sums of
Fifteen Hundred Pounds, Fifteen Hundred Pounds,
and Three Thousand Pounds, of, from, and against,
His Majesty, His Heirs and Successors, for the
The Earl of Northumb. reported, "That the Committee for regulating the Family of the King's Children at St. James have drawn up the Form of an
Oath, to be administered to the Servants that attend
the King's Children;" which was read, as followeth:
Oath to be taken by the Attendants on the King's Children.
1. A. B. do promise and covenant, in the Presence of
Almighty God, that I will not hinder the Education
of any of the King's Children in the true Protestant
Religion, Piety, or Holiness of Life; but will, according to my Place, Calling, and Duty, advance the
same; and if I know that any Person doth endeavour
to hinder such Education of any of them, I will make
the same known at least to Three of the Committee
appointed by the Two Houses of Parliament for the
regulating of the Household at St. James, whereof
there shall be One Lord and Two Commoners: I do
further covenant and promise, that I will no Way
endeavour to work or cause any Misunderstanding or
Disaffection between any of the King's Children and
any House of Parliament, or any Member of either
House; but, if I know any Practice or Endeavour of
this Kind, I will reveal the same as aforesaid: And
I do further promise, that if I receive any Letter or
Message from Oxford, or the Court, or any Place
wheresoever, that concerns the Removal of any the
King's Children, or any of them, or that may be prejudicial to the Houses of Parliament, or any One of
them, or any Member thereof, I will reveal the same
as aforesaid: Neither will I send any Letter, or give
any Word, or Message, to be sent to Oxford, or elsewhere, that may be prejudicial to the King's Children,
or to either or both Houses of Parliament, or any
Member of either House."
House adjourned till 9 a, Saturday next.