Die Veneris, 27 Januarii, 1642.
Ordinances of Assessment.
ORDERED, That the Two Ordinances concerning
the Levying and Assessing of Monies, be referred to
the Consideration of the Grand Committee.
Ordered, That at the next Message to the Lords, they
be desired, that Mr. Chichley may not be discharged,
before this House be first acaquainted therewith.
Prisoner to attend.
Ordered, That those Persons in whose Custody Dr.
Gifford, of Basingshaw, London, now remains, do bring
the said Dr. Gifford to attend the Committee for plundered Ministers on Tuesday next, at Two post meridiem,
in the Exchequer Chamber.
The House, according to an Order of Yesterday, was
resolved into a Grand, Committee, to consider of Means
for the Advancing and Raising of Monies for the great
and pressing Occasions of the Kingdom.
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Mr. Serjeant Wilde called to the Chair.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
Leave to answer Bill in Chancery.
Ordered, That Mr. Pelham shall have Leave to answer
in Chancery here in London to the Bill of Mr. Willoughby,
Brother to the Lord Willoughby of Parham; and to
examine Witnesses in the said Cause.
Mr. Vassall, Sir Robert Harley, Mr. Bosevile, Mr. Hill,
are appointed to examine the Apprentice with whom the
scandalous Creed was found.
Persons sent for in Custody.
Ordered, That Robinson, of Sundbury, and Tanner, and
Carver, of Melford, be forthwith sent for in safe Custody,
at his own Charges, for refusing to pay in their Monies
according to their Subscriptions.
Message to Lords.
Mr. Glyn carried up to the Lords the Amendments to
the Propositions: And was appointed to desire them to
dispatch the Bill against scandalous Ministers: Carried up
the Order for the Making of certain Persons Captains in
the Liberties of the Tower: And was to desire that * * *.
Mr. Glyn brings Answer, That the Lords will have a
Care of dispatching the Bill against scandalous Ministers.
They do agree to the Nomination of the Captains; and
will move the Earl of Holland to grant them Commissions
accordingly: That as to Mr. Chichley the Lords do say
that he is none of their Prisoner; That they being informed that Mr. Chichley, was come to Town, from the
King's Army, to visit the King's Children, they sent a
Servant of the Usher of their House to attend him, and
to see, that he should do nor act any other Business; and
that he should attend him, till he went out of Town.
Committee to attend the King.
A Message from the Lords, by Serjeant Whitfield and
The Lords have named Four Lords of their Houses to
attend his Majesty with the Propositions: And they desire
that this House would appoint a Committee of a proportionable Number; and that they would send their
Names; because they must be inserted in the Letter for
the safe Conduct: This they desire may be speedily done,
in regard they intend to send away the Messenger this
Day. The Lords they have named are the Earls of
Northumberland, Pembroke, Salisbury, and Holland.
Lord Wenman, Lord Dungarvon, Sir Wm. Litton, Sir
Jo. Holland, Mr. Whittlock, Mr. Winwood, Mr. Pierrepointe, Mr. Waller, are appointed to attend his Majesty
with the Propositions, together with a Committee of a
proportionable Number of the Lords.
Answer returned by the same Messengers; That this
House has considered their Lordships Message; and will
send Answer by Messengers of their own.
Sir Jo. Evelyn carried up to the Lords the Names of
the Committee appointed to attend his Majesty with the
Letter to the King.
Ordered, That the Messenger that goes for the Safe
Conduct, may carry the Letter from the Mademoiselle
de Rohan to his Majesty, formerly appointed to be
carried by the Lady Sydentham, who is not yet gone.
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
Sir Wm. Armyn is added to the Committee for the
Tower of London.
A Letter from the Lords Inchiquin, and other the Commanders in Munster, from Cork, of the 13° of January;
and another of the 19th of January; expressing the
extreme Necessities of that Province; were this Day
It is Ordered, That the Consideration of the Support
of the War in Ireland, and relieving the Necessities
thereof, be taken into Debate To-morrow Morning,
peremptorily the first Business: And that Mr. Speaker
put the House in mind hereof; and suffer no other
Business whatsoever to intervene.
Ordered, That the Muster Rolls of the Army in Ulster
be brought in To-morrow; and considered of.
Treasurers to attend.
Ordered, That the Treasurers at London, upon the
Subscription Monies, do attend the House To-morrow
Morning, to give an Account upon what Occasion the
Two thousand Pounds assigned by Order to satisfy the
Debt of Southampion, was diverted: And likewise to
inform the House, what Monies have been issued, and
upon what Warrants, since the Ordinance for Restraint
of issuing any forth.
Payment to Pennoyer.
Ordered, That the Receivers of the Subscription Monies
for Ireland do, at the End of Three Months after Certificate made unto the Committee for the Affairs of Ireland,
by Mr. Robert Berkeley, of the Receipt of One hundred
Quarters of Wheat, Three hundred Quarters of Rye, and
Nineteen Weigh of Cheese, for Supply of Sir Wm. Cole's
Regiment, pay unto the Treasurer at Wars for Ireland, his
Deputies, or Assigns, the Sum of Five hundred Pounds,
to be by him or them paid over unto Mr. Pennoyer, in
Discharge of those Provisions; which being delivered
unto Mr. Rob. Berkeley, upon the Account of Sir Wm.
Cole, to be afterwards defalked out of the Pay which is
or shall be due unto that Regiment.
Ordered, That Mr. Blinkhorne, Accomptant to Sir
Nich. Crispe, be forthwith apprehended, and brought to
the House in Safe Custody; and his Books of Accompt,
Bonds, and other Papers, of Accompt, immediately seized,
and brought to the House.
Army Pay, &c.
Sir H. Vane, Sir Jo. Clotworthy, Mr. Cage, Mr.
Trenchard, Sir H. Mildmay, Mr. Pierrepointe, Mr. Beddingfield, Sir Harbottle Grimston, Sir Gilbert Gerard,
Lord Ruthen, Mr. Knightley, Mr. Pym, Mr. Green, Sir
Edw. Partheriche, Mr. Vassall, Sir Robert Parkhurst,
Sir Tho. Middleton, Mr. Rose, Sir Tho. Jervoise, Mr.
Wheeler, Sir Tho. Dacres;
This Committee is appointed to inquire what Monies
are come up from the several Counties, upon the Propositions, and what Monies are subscribed, that are not
come in; and where the Stop is; and what Monies in the
several Counties are diverted from coming hither, by
maintaining particular Forces in their respective Counties; and to consider from what Times the Forces were
taken into Pay by the Parliament, and how they may be
paid: To consider what Arms and other Stores are already
issued; and how the Army is armed and provided; and
how Supplies may be made; and how the Stores, Arms,
and Ammunition, may be well disposed, and issued to
the best Advantage: And are to meet on Monday Morning
next, at Seven of Clock, in the Inner Exchequer Chamber: And have Power to send for Parties, Witnesses,
Accounts of Customs.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee for
the Navy, to bring in a short and perfect State of the
Accounts of the late Collectors of the Customs.
Collectors of Customs.
Ordered, That Sir Jo. Jacob, Sir Job Harby, and
Sir Jo. Nulles, the late Collectors of the Customs, be
forthwith summoned to attend the House, To-morrow
Morning at Nine of Clock: And they are injoined to
bring with them all such Bonds as they have taken for
the Payment of the Duty of Customs.
Warrant to Earl of Lannerick.
Ordered, That the Earl of Lannerick, Principal Secretary to the State of Scotland, shall have Mr. Speaker's
Warrant for his safe and peaceable Coming out of that
Kingdom to the King, where-ever he shall make his Residence, in as ample Manner as he had it to go thither.
The House doth well approve of Sir John Conyers his
Endeavour to recruit the Company of Captain Hume, his
Nephew, in Holland, by taking up Volunteers here.