Die Sabbati, 19 Novembris, 1642.
THE humble Petition of Sir Robert Hatton Knight,
now in the Serjeant's Custody, was this Day read:
And the Question being put for his Bail;
|The House was divided:
||for the Yea, 31.
|Sir Ro. Parkhurst,
|Sir Peter Wentworth,
||for the Noe, 46.
|So that it passed with the Negative: And
It is Ordered, That the Business concerning Sir Robert
Hatton be referred to the Committee for Examinations;
to sit upon it.
Member admitted, &c.
The humble Petition of Sir Alexander Denton, Knight,
was this Day read: And
It is Ordered, That his Bail be discharged: And that
he be admitted to sit again, as a Member in the House:
And that his Arms be restored.
Collector of Assessment.
Ordered, That Mr. Armson of Barbage, One of the
High Collectors of the Monies upon the Bill of Four
hundred thousand Pounds, in the County of Leicester,
do pay the said Monies, according to the Act, at Yieldhall, London: And that he do not pay it over to Mr.
Hastings, notwithstanding any Warrant or Directions
requiring him thereunto: And he shall be protected
herein by the Authority of Parliament.
Commissions of Assessment.
Mr. Solicitor, Mr. Prideaux, Mr. Millington, Mr. Hill,
Mr. Maynard, * Trenchard, Lord Ruthen, are appointed
to consider whether, by the Bill of Four hundred thousand Pounds, the Commissions for the First Payment of
the said Monies will serve for the Second Payment likewise; or whether there will need new Commissions: And
are to meet this Afternoon, at Two of Clock, in the
Exchequer Chamber: And have Power to send for
Parties, Witnesses, Papers, Records, &c.
Receiver for Northern Counties.
The Order for Paying of the Monies, collected upon
the Bill of Four hundred thousand Pounds in the Northern Counties, to Sir Jo. Hotham at Hull, was this Day
read; and re-committed to the same Committee; with
the Addition of Sir H. Vane, and Mr. Blakiston.
Mr. Pelham, Mr. Darley, are appointed to speak with
Prisoners of War.
Resolved, upon the Question, That the common Foot
Soldier of the King's Army, that are Prisoners, shall be
discharged: And that it be referred to a Committee,
to consider of the Manner and Number of such as
shall be discharged.
Ordered, To be referred to the Committee for maimed
Prisoners in Serjeant's Custody.
Ordered, That the Serjeant bring the Names of such
Prisoners as are in his Custody to the Committee, where
Mr. Corbett has the Chair.
Maimed Soldiers, &c.
That the Committee for maimed Soldiers may have
Power to consider of some Reward to be given, for the
present, to such Soldiers as are maimed; and to such as
have been Prisoners in the King's Army: And likewise to
give some present Relief to the Widows of such Men as
have been slain in the Army raised by the Parliament.
Re-committed to the same Committee, to inquire after
the Names of such hurt Soldiers as are at Warwick; in
what Regiment, and under whose Command they are.
Money due to Ld. Capell.
Ordered, That * *, who is to pay Four hundred
Pounds to my Lord Capell, do pay the same into the
Hands of Sir Gilbert Gerard, Treasurer at Wars: And
that a Copy of this Order, together with an Acquittance
under Sir Gilbert Gerard's Hands, shall be a sufficient
Discharge to the said * *, for the Payment thereof.
Ordered, That the Committee for the Safety of the
Kingdom do give their Warrants to Sir Gilbert Gerard,
to issue out an Hundred Pounds to Mr. Holland and
Mr. Jennour; to be employed for the Relief of maimed
Soldiers, and the Widows of slain Soldiers.
Bishop's, &c. Sequestration.
Ordered, That Mr. Serjeant Wilde do, on Monday
Morning, bring in the Ordinance for sequestring the
Estates of, and Rents of, Archbishops, Bishops, Deans,
Deans and Chapters.
Discharge for Money.
Ordered, That the Treasurers of the Subsidy of Four
hundred thousand Pounds do give a Discharge unto Mr.
Peregrin Thistlethwayte, One of the Collectors of the
first Payment of that Subsidy for the County of Wiltes,
for Three hundred Pounds, by him paid, of that Money,
to Captain Anselme; to enable him and his Troop to
march from Sarum to my Lord Generals.
Message from the King.
A Message from the Lords, * * * *.
The Lords desire a present Conference, by Committees of both Houses, in the Painted Chamber, presently,
if it may stand with the Conveniency of this House, concerning a Message which they even now received from his
Answer returned by the same Messengers, That this
House has considered their Lordships Message; and will
give a present Meeting, as is desired.
King's Proclamation not to be published.
Ordered, That the Lord Mayor, and Sheriffs of London
and Middlesex, shall be injoined not to publish the Proclamation, intituled, "His Majesty's Grace, Favour,
and Pardon to the Mariners:" And that, for their
Obedience hereunto, they shall be saved harmless, and
protected by Authority of Parliament.
Ordered, That Mr. Bond, and Mr. Marten be added
to the Committee for maimed Soldiers: And they are
to consider of Distributing of such Clothes as are in
Mr. Marten's Custody.
Stopping Provisions to Newcastle.
Ordered, That Mr. Maynard, Mr. Browne, Mr. Whitlock, Mr. Vassall, Mr. Prideaux, do prepare an Order
to prevent and stop the Carriage of all Provisions of
Victual and Ammunition to Newcastle.
Proclamations not to be published.
Ordered, That neither the Mayor of Salisbury, not
any other Mayor or Sheriff whatsoever, shall publish any
Proclamation that concerns the Proceedings or Members
of Parliament: And that they shall be protected and saved
harmless, for their Obedience herein, by Authority of
Ship to be seized.
Ordered, That the Ship Amitie of Newcastle, and the
Provisions in her, be stayed and seized: And that the
whole Proceedings of this Business be referred to the
Committee for the Navy.
Mr. Pym, Mr. Holles, Mr. Glynn, Mr. Whittlock, are
appointed Reporters of this Conference.
Proceedings of King's Army at Brantford.
The Passages of the Proceedings of the King's Army
at Brantford, on Saturday the 12th of November, was this
Day read; and re-committed to the same Committee; with
the Addition of Mr. Strode, Mr. Glyn, Mr. Prediaux,
Mr. Rowse, or any Two of them: And Mr. Rushworth
is to attend them: And they are to sit this Afternoon.
A Message from the Lords by Serjeant Whitfield and
The Lords have commanded them to deliver unto
this House some Papers that were sent from his Majesty
to his Printer, and were intercepted.
Conference-Message from the King.
Mr. Hollis reports from the Conference, the Message
sent from his Majesty, in Reply to the Answer to his
Majesty's Message of the 12th of November.
This Message being read, the Earl of Holland said,
"That it is a Business of great Consequence: That
either a great deal of Misery, or a great deal of Happiness, will follow to the Kingdom, upon the Resolution
that shall be taken upon this Message: Therefore they
think it not fit to fall suddenly upon it; but that it be
referred to the Committee for the Safety of the Kingdom,
if this House shall so think fit."
Ordered, That this Message from his Majesty be
taken into Consideration by the House, on Monday
Message to Ld. General.
Ordered, That a Message be sent to my Lord General; to acquaint his Excellency, That the Message that
this House has this Day received from his Majesty, is
not for the Cessation of any hostile Acts; and that
therefore his Lordship should take all Advantages in
prosecuting of the War.
Mr. Morley, Mr. Darley, are appointed to attend
my Lord General with this Order.
Ordered, That the Lord General be desired to give
Order that those that have the Guard at the New
Bridge may examine all that pass.
Treasurers to attend.
Ordered, That the Treasurers for the Monies that
comes in upon the Proposition Monies, do attend here
Ordered, That the Frenchman, the Dancer, and another of the King's Servants, now in the Custody of the
Gentleman Usher of the Peers House, be committed
Prisoners to Winchester House: And that the Examinations of the Business concerning them be referred to
the Committee for Information.
Search for Arms, &c.
Ordered, That Sir Edward Barkham and Mr. Wilcocks, or either of them, and such as they shall appoint,
shall have Power to search for Arms, Ammunition, or
any Horses that have been sold, pawned, or imbezilled,
by any of the Soldiers of the Army raised by the Parliament; and to seize them where they find them; and to
send them to the respective Officers of the said Army,
who are appointed to have Care of such Matters.
Punishing a Deserter.
Ordered, That the Dragooner that is run away from
his Colours, and taken by the Court of Guard, shall be
forthwith sent to the Lord General; to be proceeded
against according to the Law of Arms.
Search for Arms.
Ordered, That Richard Wright and Nath. Hall shall
be authorized by this House, to search in London, and
Suburbs, and Towns adjacent, for Arms lent by the
City; and to seize the same; and to appoint Deputies
for that Purpose.