Die Jovis, 21 Julii, 1642.
Jacob's, &c. Petition.
THE humble Petition of Jo. Jacob, Edw. Kempe,
Wm. Legent, and Jo. Woodgreene of the Parish of
St. James in Dover, who was formerly sent for, as Delinquents, desiring to be bailed, was read; and nothing
done upon it.
Upon the humble Petition of Doctor Dukeson, who
was sent for, as a Delinquent, and committed to Prison,
by a former Order of this House; it is Resolved, upon
the Question, That the said Dr. Dukeson, and likewise
Mr. Smyth his Curate, who was sent for, as a Delinquent,
for reading his Majesty's last Declaration, being injoined
thereunto by the Doctor, be forthwith released from any
King's Wines, &c. stayed.
Upon the humble Petition of Wm. Leichland, Purveyor
of his Majesty's Wines, setting forth, That, upon the
Thirtieth Day of June last, there was shipped aboard the
Joseph, of Hull, Joseph Pierson Master, for Yorke,
Twenty-four Tuns, One Hogshead, and a Tierce of
French Wines, Four Hogsheads of Sack, and One
Hogshead of Canary Wine, all marked with the King's
Mark, being for his Majesty's Provision: There were
likewise shipped in the same Ship, a small Trunk of
Wearing Cloaths, and a Flock Bed, with a Hamper
of Artichokes: all which are stayed by Sir Jo. Hotham;
it is Ordered, That Sir Jo. Hotham be required to
deliver and set free the said Wines, Trunk of Wearing
Cloaths, Flock Bed, and Hamper of Artichokes
Affairs at Plymouth, &c.
There was read, a Letter from the Mayor of Plymouth,
of the Eighteenth of July, and the Examinations of some
Seamen, concerning some Turkes Men at War, upon the
Coasts about Plymouth, and about the Land's End;
another from the Mayor of Plymouth, touching some
Proclamations received by him, which he has refused to
publish, as yet.
Sir Sam. Rolle, Mr. Mathew, Sir Hugh Owen, Mr.
Green, Mr. Rolle, Mr. Vassall, Mr. Waddon, are to consider of the Informations that are come from Plymouth;
and to consider what is fit to be done upon them.
Relief of Pagett.
The humble Petition of Mark Pagett, Rector of Marlestowne, and Deane of Rosse, within the County of
Corke, in the Kingdom of Ireland; setting forth, the
distressed Estate unto which he is brought by the Rebels
in Ireland; and desiring Relief; was this Day read: And
It is Resolved, upon the Question, That an Hundred
Pounds of the Contribution Money for Ireland, collected
in the Town of Plymouth, be allowed unto the said Mr.
Mark Pagett, for his Relief: And the Sheriff of the
County of Devon is required to pay this Money: And
the Receivers appointed to receive the Monies at London,
are hereby required to make allowance hereof, as of so
much Monies paid into their Office.
Declaration to Church of Scotland.
There was presented, from the Committee for the
Defence of the Kingdom, a Declaration to be sent to the
National Assembly of the Church of Scotland; the which
was read: and, by Vote, upon the Question, assented:
Ordered, That the Lords Concurrence be desired
Message to Lords.
Mr. Fienis carried up this Declaration to the Lords;
and likewise the Orders and Resolutions concerning Captain Chichester, Captain Hill, and others; and the Order
for the Relief of some poor Protestants that are come out
of Ireland into Northamptonshire.
Defence of Poole.
Ordered, That the Town of Poole shall have the like
Order for Defence of that Town, and the Magazine there,
as the Town of Dorchester had; and Power to train
under the Command of Captain Jo. Howard: And
Mr. Constantine is to prepare this Order.
Mr. Green reports the Bill concerning the Creditors of
Sir Tho. Dawes, with some Amendments: The which
Amendments were Twice read: There was likewise a
Proviso offered in Paper, and Twice read, concerning
Mr. Harvey, a Creditor of Sir Tho. Dawes, for the Paying of Eight hundred Pounds unto him: And then the
said Bill, with the Amendments, and Proviso, were
ordered to be ingrossed.
Leave of Absence.
Resolved, upon the Question, That Sir Sam. Rolle shall
have Leave to go into the Country, for the Recovery of
Ordered, That the Proclamations in the Hands of the
Post that is going into Norfolk, Suffolk, and Essex, be
forthwith stayed, and brought to this House: And that
the Committee for Informations give Order for the
Staying of them.
A Letter to be sent to the Lords Justices of Ireland,
directing them to send a complete Regiment of Foot to
the Lord Esmond, for the Defence of the Fort of Duncanon, was this Day read; and, by Vote, upon the Question, assented; and ordered to be sent to the Lords by
Declaration on Booth's Petition.
Mr. Ellis reports, from the Committee appointed to
consider of the Petition presented unto his Majesty, by
Captain Wm. Booth, a Declaration, in Answer to the said
Petition, setting forth the Falshood of that Petition:
Which was read; and assented unto; and ordered to be
Habeas Corpus for Watson, &c.
Ordered, That the Lords be moved to grant a Habeas
Corpus, returnable in Parliament, for the Removing of
Wm. Watson, and John Anys, who are under Restraint,
in a Messenger's Custody, by a Warrant from his Majesty, for putting the Militia in Execution, contrary to
his Majesty's Proclamation.
Mr. Ellis is appointed to go up with this Message to
He likewise carried up to the Lords the Order concerning Poole.
Orders for Boston.
Ordered, That the like Order be made for Boston as
was made for Shrewsbury.
Information against Gibb.
The Informations of Ed. Coleman and Jo. Grigg,
against Fred. Gibb, Parson of the Parishes of Hartoft
and Boxted, in the County of Suffolk, were read:
And the said Edw. Coleman and John Grigg, who subscribed the said Informations, were called in; and did
avow the said Informations: And
It was thereupon Resolved, upon the Question, That
Fred. Gibb, Parson of the Parishes of Harts and Boxted,
in the County of Suffolk, be forthwith sent for, as a
Delinquent, by the Serjeant at Arms attending on this
Answer from Lords.
Mr. Fienis reports, That the Lords do agree to the
Declaration to be sent to the National Church of Scotland; and that the Petition sent to his Majesty shall be
inclosed, and sent with it; and to the Order for Relief
of some poor Irish in Northamptonshire; and to the
Resolutions concerning Mr. Chichester, &c.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir Ro. Riche and
Ld. Mayor's Locum tenens.
The Lords have commanded us to bring unto you a
Certificate from the Aldermen of the City of London,
concerning their Election of a Locum tenens to execute
the Place of the Lord Mayor, during the Restraint of
the present Lord Mayor.
To the Right Honourable the Lords assembled in the
High Court of Parliament; and to the Honourable
the Knights, Citizens, and Burgesses, of the House
The humble Certificate of the Aldermen of the City
of London whose Names are here underwritten.
In all Humility Sheweth:
THAT, in Obedience under your Honours Order of
the Fifteenth of this Instant July, we assembled and
met together, the Day therein expressed, and several Days
sithence; and seriously took into Consideration the Contents of that Order, namely to make Choice amongst
ourselves, of a Locum tenens to execute the Office of the
Lord Mayor, to all Intents and Purposes, according to
the Customs and Charters of the City of London, during
the Restraint of the present Lord Mayor: and we having
called unto us the City Counsel, and others experienced
in the Customs and Charters of the said City; and having caused diligent Search to be made in the Records
thereof; do humbly certify your Honours, that it doth
not appear, that ever at any time the Aldermen have made
Choice of a Locum tenens to execute the Office of a Lord
Mayor, as aforesaid: But we find, and are informed, that,
in the time of Sickness of a Lord Mayor, he being within
the Franchise, there hath been a Locum tenens appointed
by him, the Sword still remaining with the Lord Mayor.
All which we humbly present unto your Honours, this
Twentieth of July, 1642.
Resolved, That this Certificate be referred to a
Sir Tho. Barrington, Mr. Reynolds, Mr. Cage, Mr.
Vassall, Sir Sam. Owfield, Mr. Waller, Mr. Skinner, Mr.
Mathew, Mr. Prideaux, Mr. Lisle, Mr. White, Mr. Noble,
Serjeant Wilde, Sir Simonds D'Ewes, Sir Tho. Bowyer:
This Committee is to consider of the Certificate from
the Aldermen of London, concerning the Election of a
Locum tenens; and to hear such Citizens herein, as shall
desire to be heard: And are to meet To-morrow in the
Afternoon, in the Court of Wards.
Sheriff of Worcester.
The High Sheriff of Worcestershire, who was summoned
for sending out his Warrants concerning the Commission
of Array, and retarding the Putting in Execution, and
Publishing, the Orders and Declarations, and other
Matters, answered, That he sent out his Warrants concerning the Commission of Array, before he understood
of any Vote concerning that Commission: And that he
was diligent as possible might be, for the Putting in Execution, and Publishing, the Orders, and other Matters of
Parliament, directed to be published, and put in Execution.
He then was commanded to withdraw: And
It was Resolved, upon the Question, That he should
not be reprehended; but advised to be more careful not
to have any thing to do with the Commission of Array;
or to publish any thing that concerns the Proceedings of
Parliament, without Directions of the Parliament: and to
employ his best Care for the Apprehending of Mr. Sherrington Talbott, when he shall be required thereunto by
any Warrant or Order from this House; and to give Order, that there be good Watch and Guard set in all the
High Ways of his County; and to be careful in giving
a speedy Dispatch to all the Orders and Commands of
Parliament; and especially to the Directions concerning
the speedy Bringing in of the Contribution Money; and
to certify the Names of such as have any of the same in
their Hands, and have been required to bring it in; and,
notwithstanding, have failed.
He was called in; and advised in these Particulars
Answer from Lords.
Mr. Ellis brings Answer, That the Lords will send for
the Parties mentioned in his Message, by Habeas Corpus: And do agree to the Orders concerning Poole and
Commission of Array.
The High Sheriff of Worcestershire delivered in his
Majesty's Warrant, directed unto him, concerning the
Commission of Array: And the Instructions thereupon
to the Prince, the Lord Dudley, and the Lord Coventry,
and the rest of the Commissioners, were all read.
Ly. Sedley's Petition.
* Barrington, * Lisle, * Waller, * Pym, * Reynolds, * Hales, * Walsingham, * Bowyer, * Fienis, *
Lewis, * Partheriche, * Ludlow, * Lloyd, * Martyn,
are added to the Committee for the Lady Sedley's
Mr. Lisle reports from the Committee appointed to
consider of the Petition presented on Monday last by the
High Sheriff's Man of the County of Lincolne, from
divers Knights, Gentlemen, and Freeholders, of that
County, the Opinion of that County, expressed in Three
Voted false, scandalous, &c.
Resolved, upon the Question, That the Petition presented to this House, intituled, The humble Petition of
divers Baronets, Knights, Gentlemen, Clergy, and Freeholders, in the County of Lincolne, is a false, scandalous,
and seditious, Petition; a high Breach of the Privilege
of Parliament; and tending to set Division between the
King and his People.
Person sent for.
Resolved, upon the Question, That Sir Edw. Heron,
High Sheriff of the County of Lincolne, be forthwith sent
for, as a Delinquent, by the Serjeant at Arms attending
on this House.
Ordered, That the humble Petition of Serjeant Major
Vaughan be referred to Mr. Chichester's Committee.
Ordered, That the humble Petition of Edw. Berry
Esquire, Brother to Serjeant Major Jo. Berry, lately
slain in the Wars of Ireland, be referred to the Committee for Accounts, where Mr. Trenchard has the Chair.
Payment to Tompson.
IT is this Day Ordered, by the Lords and Commons
assembled in Parliament, That the Treasurers appointed
to receive the Monies that come in upon the Act of
Subscriptions for Ireland, do forthwith pay unto Maurice
Tompson Four thousand Pounds: And that they shall
be paid the said Sum out of the Bonds taken at the