Die Mercurii, 9 Martii, 1641.
Book of Rates.
ORDERED, That the Grand Committee of the
whole House, for the Book of Rates, shall sit every
Morning at Eight of Clock, between this and Monday
next; and that they shall have Power to send for any
of the Members that attend any other Committee, to
attend this; unless it be those that attend the Committee for the Bill for Irish Propositions.
Ordered, That, according as the Lords have ordered,
That the Table of Rich. de la Main, with the Enlargement, and with the Uses and Descriptions thereupon,
shall be published and printed, so this House doth order
the like; and that no Man shall print it without his
Privity and Superview of it.
An Order was presented to the House, for the Securing and encouraging the Subscribers; and ordered to
be referred to the Committee for the Propositions of
Leave of Absence.
Resolved, upon the Question, That Mr. Seymour shall
have Leave to go into the Country.
Information against Brownloe.
James Rolleston affirmed, that he heard Doctor
Brownloe, in Oct. last; to say, that our King was Rex
Scotiæ, but not Rex Scotorum.
Ordered, That Doctor Brownloe shall be forthwith
summoned to appear before this House, to answer some
contemptuous Words spoken against the People of
Carriages for Arms.
Ordered, That Mr. Speaker shall write a Letter to
Sir Geo. Dallston, and the other Justices of Peace of
Cumberland, to take Care that Carriages may be provided, at the usual Rates of the Country; and that the
Arms may be carried from Carlell to the Haven where
the same is to be embarked: And that this House will
undertake to see the Monies, disbursed upon this Occasion, repaid here in London.
Ordered, That the Chamber of London shall pay unto
Mr. Nich. Loftus, Under-treasurer at Wars for Ireland,
out of the Monies that came into the Chamber, upon
free Gifts, for the Relief of Ireland, One Hundred and
Fifty Pounds, or thereabouts, being a Month's Pay, that
will be due unto the Officers of Sir Jo. Clotworthey's
Regiment on Monday next.
Bolles' Arrears, &c.
Ordered, That the Arrears due unto Lieutenant
Colonel Bolles, upon the Northern Expedition, shall be
accepted, upon the same Conditions as other Monies
are accepted upon the Irish Propositions: And this
House doth undertake to pay the said Arrears to the
Treasurers and Receivers of the Monies that shall come
in upon the Irish Propositions, at such time as the
Arrears shall be paid, due unto the other Officers employed in the Northern Expedition.
Resolved, That Lieutenant Colonel Boll shall have
Allowance made him . . . his Journey in coming from
Carlell hither, to procure a Warrant for getting Carriages to carry the Arms, appointed for Sir Jo. Clotworthey's Regiment from Carlell to the Sea Side.
This Question was propounded, Whether Lieutenant
Colonel Bolles should have Twenty Pound Allowance
made him for this Journey:
And then the Question was put, whether this Question
should be now put;
It passed with the Negative.
Resolved, That Lieutenant Colonel Bolle shall have
Ten Pounds allowed him, for his Journey from Carlell
hither, to be paid out of the Chamber of London, of the
Free-gift Money, to Mr. Nicholas Loftus, for the said
Lieutenant Colonel Bolle.
Informations against Trelawny.
Mr. Whittaker reported from the Committee for Informations, Two Informations against Mr. Trelawny, a
Member of this House; One given in by Mr. Fletcher;
and another by Captain Andrewes; subscribed with
their own Hands.
Captain Andrewes was called in: * being asked * affirmed, That the Meeting was accidental: That Mr.
Trelawny said nothing, but upon Question first propounded unto him: That he seemed to speak these
Things, not as his own Opinion, but as the Fears of
others: That Mr. Trelawny seemed to be much troubled
when he spake these Words.
Mr. Fletcher was called in, and did confess, that the
Meeting was accidental, and that the Question was propounded unto him: what News; and thereupon he made
that Relation: He did not perceive that he was not
much troubled when he delivered these Words, for he
said, just before, that the House had received a gracious
Message from his Majesty.
Resolved, upon the Question, That the House shall
now proceed with the Business concerning Mr. Trelawny.
Disabled to sit.
Resolved, upon the Question, That Mr. Trelawny
shall be forthwith put out of the House, and disabled
for sitting as a Member of this House during this
Mr. Trelawny was called down to the Bar: And
Mr. Speaker pronounced the Sentence against him
Resolved, upon the Question, That Mr. Speaker shall
issue his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown in Chancery,
for sending forth a new Writ for electing another Burgess to serve for the Town of Plymouth, in the stead of
Mr. Robert Trelawny, formerly chosen a Burgess to serve
for that Town, and since disabled by the Vote of this
Trial of Mr. Attorney.
Mr. Serjeant Wilde reports, That the Committee appointed to manage the Evidence at the Trial of Mr. Attorney, attended there: And that the Counsel offering
to speak; They withdrew.-They were again called in:
And the Lord Keeper told them, that the Lords had
ordered, that, in this Case, Mr. Attorney should have
The House, according to a former Order, went to the
Reading of the Bill of Four hundred thousand Pounds.
Ordered, That Sir Rob. Stone shall be licensed by
this House to transport Seventeen Horses into Holland
for the Use of the Queen of Bohemia.