House of Commons Journal Volume 2
10 September 1642

Sponsor

History of Parliament Trust

Publication

Year published

1802

Pages

Annotate

Comment on this article
Double click anywhere on the text to add an annotation in-line

Citation Show another format:

'House of Commons Journal Volume 2: 10 September 1642', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 2: 1640-1643 (1802), pp. 760-762. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=5438 Date accessed: 25 July 2014.


Highlight

(Min 3 characters)

Die Sabbati, 10 Septembris, 1642.

PRAYERS.

Dep. Lieut. of Sussex.

RESOLVED, That this House do nominate and approve of Mr. Ro. Goodwyn to be Deputy Lieutenant of the County of Sussex.

Popish Book.

Mr. Whittacre reports the Substance of a Book composed by Green a Priest, giving Reasons, that Catholicks may go to Church, and communicate with Protestants, and take the Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy: The which Book was committed to the Perusal of Mr. Whitacre, Mr. Rous, and others (intituled, "A Safeguard from Shipwreck to a prudent Catholick.")

Ordered, That this Book shall be published, and referred to Mr. Rous, to take Care of the Publishing of it: and to annex a Preamble unto it, and to make some marginal Notes upon it: And that he call Doctor Featly to his Assistance, or such other learned Divine as he shall think fit.

Suffolk Militia, &c.

Ordered, That Sir Nath. Barnardiston shall go down into the County of Suffolk, to put the Militia in Execution; and to advance the Propositions for Bringing in of Horse, Money, and Plate.

Committees to Ireland.

Resolved, upon the Question, That Sir H. Mildmay and Mr. Reynolds shall be sent into Ireland as Committees, to pursue such Instructions as shall be agreed upon by both Houses of Parliament.

Ordered, That Sir H. Mildmay and Mr. Reynolds shall prepare themselves to take their Journey for Ireland, by Thursday come Se'nnight.

Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee for Adventurers of London, for Ireland, to nominate Two, if they shall think fit, to be assistant to these Committees.

Proceedings against Devoreux.

Sir Geo. Devoreux (who was brought up by the Sheriff, and sent up from the Committee) was called in to the Bar, as a Delinquent: Being demanded, whether he sent any Horses to Coventry, did confess he sent Two to the King, when the King was there; and that he was there himself, when the King was there; And likewise being demanded whether he did not * * * *

Resolved, upon the Question, That Sir Geo. Devoreux shall be committed a Prisoner to the King's Bench, there to remain during the Pleasure of the House.

Person committed, &c.

Resolved, upon the Question, That Sir Anth. St. Leger shall be committed a Prisoner to the Fleete, there to remain during the Pleasure of the House.

Resolved, upon the Question, That Mr. Wm. Martin shall be committed a Prisoner to the King's Bench, there to remain during the Pleasure of the House.

Resolved, That Mr. Simon Norton shall be forthwith committed a Prisoner to the Fleete, there to remain during the Pleasure of the House.

Resolved, upon the Question, That the Sheriff of the County of Herts shall be discharged of these Delinquents and Prisoners.

Ordered, That the further Examination of these Delinquents be referred to the Committee appointed to meet with a Committee of the Lords, concerning the Custody of the Great Seal: And that the Lords be moved, that That Committee may be appointed to take the Examination of these Delinquents, and Sir Wm. Boteler; and that these Examinations may be taken upon Oath.

Marston's Petition.

The humble Petition of Henry Marston Gentleman, Under Sheriff of the County of Herts, shewing, That he had been at extraordinary Charges in bringing up Delinquents; and desiring that some Allowance might be made unto him for his extraordinary Pains and Charges herein; was this Day read; and ordered to be referred to the Committee for taking the Examinations of Sir Wm. Boteler.

Declaration in Byron's Letter.

Mr. Glyn reports, from the Committee, a Declaration upon the Letter of Sir Jo. Byron, from Oxon, of the Second of September, to one Mr. Clerke of Croughton in the County of Northampton: The which was read; and assented unto; and ordered to be sent unto the Lords for their Assent.

Training Men, &c. at Worcester.

The humble Petition of divers of the Commoners of the City of Worcester, desiring that they might have Liberty to train their able Men, under the Command of Captain Rea.

And it is Ordered, That they may have the like Order as Shrewsbury had: And that it be referred to Serjeant Wilde and Mr. Salloway, to take Care of This; and to prepare an Order for preventing the Commissioners of Array, and other ill-affected Persons, to take Houses in the said City; likewise for the Seizing the Magazines, Plate, Monies, and Arms, of ill-affected Persons.

Leave of Absence.

Resolved, upon the Question, That Sir Peter Wentworth shall have Liberty to go to attend the Lord General.

Dillington's Bail.

Resolved, upon the Question, That this House doth approve of Sir Jo. Dingley Knight, of Kingston upon Thames, and Mr. Tho. Barnes of Blackfriars Gentleman, to be Bail for Sir Robert Dillington, a Delinquent, in the Serjeant's Custody.

Twysden's Bail.

Resolved, That this House doth approve of Francis Finch, Esquire, and Jo. Twysden Councellor at Law, of the Inner Temple, to be Bail for Sir Roger Twysden, a Delinquent, in the Serjeant's Custody.

Defence of the Kingdom.

Ordered, Mr. Pym, Mr. Glyn, Sir Gilbert Gerard, Sir H. Vane junior, shall presently withdraw, to prepare an Order for enabling the Committee for the Defence of the Kingdom, to give Order for the Payment of such Officers and Soldiers as are already listed; and for the Disposing of Arms; and appointing the Soldiers to march to such * * * *

Ditto.

That Mr. Glyn, and Sir Gilbert Gerard, and Sir H. Vane, do presently withdraw, to prepare an Order for enabling the. Committee for the Defence . . . to issue Money, and to do all other Things incident to the Army, or the Safety of the Kingdom, in the Absence of the Lord General, in the same Manner, and with the like Power, as the Lord General might do.

A Message from the Lords, by Sir Ro. Riche and Mr. Page;

The Lords have returned the Declaration sent formerly

Declaration in Answer to Scotland.

from this House, prepared in Answer to the Declaration sent from the General Assembly of the Church in Scotland, with some Amendments; and do agree to the Declaration, with those Amendments.

They do desire all Expedition might be used in this Business, in regard they do intend to send it into Scotland by the Lord Maitland.

Cloaths to Ireland.

They do likewise agree to the Order for Sending of Cloaths into Ireland, for the Soldiers there.

Defence of the Kingdom.

They have sent down an Order for enabling the Committee for the Defence of the Kingdom, to issue Monies for the Army, and Defence of the Kingdom.

Declaration.

The Amendments to the Declaration were all read; and assented unto.

The Amendment to That of the Lords of the Council was likewise read; and assented unto; with the Leaving out of some Words, viz. "and Expression of their good Affections."

Defence of the Kingdom.

The Order for the Committee for the Defence of the Kingdom was likewise read; and agreed unto; with the Addition of these Words; "and to do all other Things incident to the Army, or the Safety of the Kingdom, in the Absence of the Lord General, in the same Manner, and with the like Power, as the Lord General might do."

Answer returned by the same Messengers; That this House has considered their Lordships Message; and will send Answer by Messengers of their own.

Petition from a Member in Custody.

The humble Petition of Jo. Russell Esquire, a Member of this House, and now in the Serjeant's Custody, was this Day read.

And the Question being put, Whether the Question of Mr. Russell's being admitted into the House; should be now put;

The Question passed with the Negative.

Message to Lords.

Mr. Pym carried up to the Lords the Declaration to the General Assembly of the Church of England, and to the Lords of the Secret Council; and the Order for the Committee for the Defence of the Kingdom, for Issuing of Monies, &c. for the Defence of the Kingdom, with some Amendments.

Information against Hierne.

Upon an Information this Day given to this House, of some Misdemeanors committed by Mr. Edmund Hierne of Woodstock, in endeavouring to get into his Hands Part of the Magazine of the County of Oxon, laid up in that Town;

It is Ordered, That the said Edm. Hiernes be forthwith summoned to appear, to answer his Demeanor herein.

A Message from the Lords, by Sir Ro. Riche and Mr. Page;

Defence of the Kingdom.

The Lords do agree to the Order concerning the Enlargement of the Power of the Committee for the Defence of the Kingdom; with That Addition that came up from this House.

Declaration to Church of Scotland.

That, as to the Declaration to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, they have appointed, that their Committee shall meet with the Committee of this House, this Afternoon, at Five of Clock, if this House shall so think fit, to deliver this Declaration to the Scotts Commissioners.

Answer returned by the same Messengers; That this House hath appointed their Committee to meet at the Time appointed, for the Delivery of the Declaration to be sent to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland.

Ship Clara.

That the Proceedings in the Court of Admiralty, concerning the Silver brought over in the Clara, shall not any way obstruct or undo the Proceedings here: And that the Admiralty shall make no final Conclusion, nor give any final Sentence, until this House be first acquainted therewith: And that the Spanish Ambassador shall have Liberty to send whom he shall think fit, to view the Bars of Silver, and to observe the Marks, with the Priv ity the Petitioners: And that a Day be appointed by this Committee for this Service [a].

Resolved, &c. That this House will adhere to their former Order concerning this Business of the Spanish Money and Cochineal.

Letter to Jus. Millard.

A Letter to be sent from Mr. Speaker to Mr. Justice Millard, was read; and ordered to be sent accordingly.

Ogle's Arrears.

Ordered, That the Receivers appointed to receive the Monies that come in upon the Bill of Four hundred thousand Pounds do forthwith pay unto Sir Wm. Uvedall, late Treasurer at Wars, the Sum of Three hundred and Seven Pounds, which appears by Certificate, from Sir W. Uvedall, to be due unto Sir Wm. Ogle Knight and Colonel, a Member of this House, for the Arrears for his personal Entertainment in the late Nörthern Expedition, and for his Waggon Money: And that the said Sir Wm. Uvedall do pay over the said Monies so appearing to be due unto him the said Sir Wm. Ogle, or his Assigns.

Chester Fortifications.

Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee for the Defence of the Kingdom, to consider of the Fortifications that are making at Chester.

Impeachment of Lord Strange.

The Impeachment of the Lord Strange was read, as it was ingrossed in Parchment; and ordered to be sent up to the Lords by Sir Ro. Harley.

Committee added.

Ordered, That Mr. Rigby shall be added to the Committee for Informations.

Person to be summoned.

Ordered, That Sir Thurstall Smith of the County of Suffolk shall be forthwith summoned to attend the House.

Footnotes

a In the Margin is written, "Laid aside."