Die Veneris, 13 Januarii, 1642.
ORDERED, That Mr. Boswell be added to the
Committee for Printing: And that they sit this
Afternoon; and inquire after the Printer and Publisher
of the Pamphlet, intituled, "Two Speeches made in
the House of Peers, Decembris, 19°, by the Earl of
Pembroke and the Lord Brooke."
Mr. Vassall is desired to go to the City, to the Common Hall; to desire them to sit a while; and that the
Committees of both Houses, appointed to come thither,
will come with as much Speed as possibly they can dispatch their Businesses.
Ordered, That all those Gentlemen that have, upon
the Second Proposition of Loan of Monies, declared to
lend any Sums, do forthwith pay in their Monies accordingly: And that such Gentlemen, as they come in,
that shall not declare themselves, that the Committee
shall rate them.
Stay of the Records, &c.
Ordered, That the Officers of the several Courts do
make Stay of the Records; and remove none of them
to Oxon, without farther Order of this House: And that
all the said respective Officers be required and injoined
not to go to Oxon; but to attend upon their Offices and
A Message from the Lords, by Dr. Bennett and
The Lords desire, that the Committee of this House
appointed to meet with the Committee of Lords, this
Morning, in the Painted Chamber, may now again meet
with them, if it may stand with the Conveniency of this
Answer returned by the same Messengers; That this
House has resolved, That the Committee of this House
shall meet with the Committee of the Lords, presently,
in the Painted Chamber, as is desired.
Upon the humble Petition of Anth. Hamond Esquire,
a Prisoner in Winchester House; and upon the Certificate of divers of the Deputy Lieutenants of the County
It is Resolved, upon the Question, That the said Anth.
Hamond be forth-with released and discharged from any
Mr. Pym reports, from the Committee, That the
Lords do agree to the Propositions sent from this House,
with some Alterations; and do agree to go into the City;
and * * * *.
Members to attend.
Resolved, That Sir Ben. Rudyard be required and injoined to attend upon the Service of the House; and not
to depart it without the Leave of the House.
E. of North-umberland.
Ordered, That Sir Wm. Armyn and Mr. Dowse do
repair unto my Lord of Northumberland, to desire him
to forbear the Sixteen hundred Pounds for Three or
Ordered, That Sir Job Harbye, and the rest of the
Tin Farmers, do attend the House To-morrow Morning
at Nine of Clock.
Proceedings concerning Davies.
Ordered, That the whole Business, and the Proceedings
of the whole Matter, concerning Lieutenant Davies, be
referred to the Committee for the Charter-house: And
that That Committee be revived; to sit on Monday next,
in the Afternoon, in the Court of Wards; and so from
time to time, as they shall think fit: And that his Pension
be continued unto him in the mean time, till the Business
Ordered, That the Treasurers and Receivers of the
Subscription Monies raised in the Town of Aldborough
in the County of Suffolk, do detain in their Hands an
Hundred Pounds of the said Monies, comprehending the
Fifty Pounds formerly ordered to be allowed unto them,
by an Order of the Sixth of December: And that, they
paying in the Residue collected into the Receipt at
Guildhall, the Receivers there are hereby required to
give them an Acquittance for the Whole.
Corn, &c. from France.
IT is this Day Ordered, by the House of Commons,
in Parliament assembled, That the Committee for Irish
Affairs shall grant Licences to Benjamin Whetcombe of
the City of London, Merchant, to buy, ship, and transport from France, any Quantities of Corn, and other
Provisions, to Youghall, in the Province of Munster, in
the Kingdom of Ireland; and there to sell the same for
ready Money, or other valuable Consideration: And
that all provant Masters, Commissaries, and all other
his Majesty's Officers, shall not take or cause to be taken
away any Part or Parcel of such Corn or Provision, from
the said Benjamin Whitcombe, his Agents, Factors, or
Servants, without ready Money, or other valuable Consideration: And also to have free Liberty to buy, ship,
and transport from thence, the Value or Proceed of the
said Corn and Provision, in Goods prohibited, or useful
for his Majesty's Army there. Provided, that this Order
shall not intend to give him Power to sell any Corn, or
other Provisions, to the Rebels in Ireland, or to any that
do assist them.
WHEREAS Goodman Jenkin, Clerk unto the
Cofferer of his Majesty's House, did, by Order of the
House of Commons, deliver up a Bond in to the said
House for the Payment of Three thousand Pounds unto
his Majesty's said Cofferer, by one Barnaby Backwell
and Mark Quested; the said Money having been formerly seized on in their Hands, for the Use of the Kingmerly seized on in their Hands, for the Use of the King
and Parliament: It is this Day Ordered, That the said
Jenkin shall be saved harmless by this House for so
doing: And that, when his Majesty shall return to his
Parliament, with his Royal, not Martial Attendance, the
said Three thousand Pounds shall be paid unto his Majesty's said Cofferer, out of the publick Stock of the
Kingdom, which is or shall be raised for Payment of the
ORDERED, That the Inhabitants of the Town
of Nedham in the County of Suffolk, and of the Parishes
adjacent, shall have Liberty to muster, train, and exercise
themselves in Arms as Volunteers, for the Defence of
the said Towns and County, under the Command of
Captain Daynes: And that for so doing they shall be
saved harmless by Authority of Parliament.
Middlesex Clerk of the Peace.
The humble Petition of Rich. Graves, Clerk of the
Peace of the County of Middlesex, was this Day read:
It is Ordered, That this Petition be referred to the
Consideration of the Committee for the Clerks of the
Peace of the County of Kent: And that, in the mean
time, he shall continue the Execution of the said Place;
and keep the Records of the Peace for the aforesaid
County; and receive the Profits thereof to his own Use,
until the Committee shall make Report, and the House
take farther Order.
Devon Clerk of the Peace.
Ordered, That Mr. Charles Vaughan be injoined and
appointed to take the Custody of the Records of the
County of Devon, and execute the Place of Clerk of the
Peace of the said County, until the House shall take farther Order; the former Clerk being taken in levying War
against the Parliament, and thereupon committed.
The humble Petition of John Peterson...
Ordered, That the Petitioner be referred to the Mayor
of Plymouth, and the Committee there, to give him
Satisfaction for his Employment, from the Time he was
employed in their Service, till he was employed to bring
up the Prisoners of Devon: And that he shall have a
Month's Pay allowed him for the Bringing up of the
Prisoners: And that it be referred to the Committee of
the Navy, to consider what is fit to be paid for that
Month's Pay: And that the Committee for the Safety
of the Kingdom do give Order to the Treasurer at Wars
to satisfy so much as shall be certified by them to be fit
for that Month's Pay.
Proceedings concerning Gray.
Ordered, That the Examinations concerning Mr. Gray
of Wellingborough, be referred to the Committee for Informations; to examine the whole Proceedings of that
Business; and such Testimonies as shall be produced
against him, or in the Cause; and to consider of the
whole Matter; and to prepare it so that there may be
Proceedings upon the Whole, according to Law.
Knightley, a Prisoner.
Ordered, That the Business concerning Captain Robert
Knightley the Petitioner, now a Prisoner in the Fleete, be
referred to my Lord General Essex, to do therein as his
Excellency shall please: And that Mr. Hampden do take
Care of this Business.
Ordered, That the Committee for the Propositions do
meet this Afternoon: And that, peremptorily, they do
bring them in To-morrow Morning: And that otherwise
so many of them as are agreed unto, be sent up to the
Lords for their Concurrence in the mean time, till the
rest can be expedited.
Dep. Lieuts. of Lincolne.
Resolved &c. That this House doth nominate and
approve Sir Sam. Owfield to be One of the Deputy
Lieutenants for the County of Lincolne.
Payment to Ly. Terring ham.
Ordered, That Mr. Wheeler do forthwith pay unto the
Lady Terringham the Sum of One hundred and Thirtyeight Pounds, due unto her Husband Sir Arthur Terringham, deceased, as a Colonel and Captain Reformando of
a Foot Regiment, in the Service of the late Northern
Expedition; it appearing by the Certificate under the
Hands of Sir Wm. Uvedall, Treasurer at Wars, that so
much is due unto her said Husband, for his said Service:
And that an Acquittance under the Hands of the said
Lady, or her Assignees, shall be a sufficient Discharge
for so much as he shall pay upon this Order.