Die Martis, 7 Februarii, 1642.
Tumults at Sutton Marsh.
THE Draught of a Letter, to be sent from both
Houses to ... Lieutenant and Deputy Lieutenants
of the County of Lincolne, for suppressing all riotous and
tumultuous Assemblies about Sutton Marsh, denied.
Mr. Serjeant Wilde reports from the Committee appointed to consider of a weekly Assessment, an Ordinance
to that Purpose; with the particular Sums set upon the
several Counties and Cities: The which were all read;
and, upon the Question, re-committed unto the same
Committee: And are to meet this Afternoon upon it, at
Two of Clock, in the Exchequer Chamber: And are to
bring it in this Afternoon: And have Power to send for
Parties and Records.
Ordered, That the Serjeant send One of his Men, to go
along with Mr. Browne, from Prison to Prison, with him:
And that Colonel Manwaring be required to send Two
of his Officers with the said Mr. Browne: And that the
several Keepers do call the Prisoners down into One
Place together in the several Prisons: And that there, in
the Presence and Hearing of the said Officers, and the
Serjeant's Man, he do distribute what he has to distribute
to the said Prisoners: And that he shall speak nothing to
any of the Prisoners, but in the Presence and Hearing of
the said Officers, and the Serjeant's Man.
King's Answer to Propositions.
Ordered, That his Majesty's Answer to the Propositions of both Houses be taken into Consideration Tomorrow Morning.
Mr. Grimston carried up to the Lords a Letter concerning Sutton Marshe; the which was read, and assented
unto here. And Mr. Grimston is to acquaint the Lords,
That they have considered of the Order sent down from
their Lordships concerning that Business; and do think
it more convenient to do the Business by Letter than
Order: And * * *
Ordered, That the Names of the Persons to be trusted
with the Sequestring of the Estates of Papists and
Delinquents in Cambridgeshire, this Day presented to
the House, be recommended to the Committee for that