Die Sabbati, 30 Julii, 1642.
Message to Lords.
SIR Wm. Lewes went up to the Lords, to desire a
Conference concerning the Tonage and Poundage.
He carried up the Order for advancing the Propositions
for bringing in of Money, Plate; the Order for a Committee to examine the Proceedings of the Commissioners
of Array; the Order for the Earl of Pembroke to be
Lieutenant of the Counties of Monmouth, Brecon, and
Glamorgan; to put the Lords in mind of the List of the
Train of Artillery for Ireland; and of the Bill against
scandalous Ministers. He likewise carried up Mr. H.
Herbert, and Sir Edm. Morgan, to be Deputy Lieutenants
of the County of Monmouth. He likewise desired a free
Conference concerning the Amendments returned from
the Lords to the Bill of Innovations.
Ogle's, &c. Arrears.
Ordered, That the Arrears of the personal Entertainment appearing to be due to Sir Wm. Ogle and Captain
Jo. Boyse, upon Sir Wm. Uvedale's Certificate, be forthwith paid unto them, or their Assigns, out of the Monies
that come in upon the Bill of Four hundred thousand
Pounds, out of the County of Essex.
* Gerard, * Lewis, * Cage, * Pye, * Bond, *
Wheeller, * Mildmay, * Marten, Sir H. Vane;
This Committee, or any Three of them, are to take
into Consideration Sir Wm. Uvedale's List; and to take
Course that there may be no Abuse in the Granting out
of Warrants for Issuing out of Monies upon the Bill of
Four hundred thousand Pounds: And have Power to
send for Parties, Witnesses, Papers, Records; and to
meet when and where they please.
Resolved, upon the Question, That this House doth
approve of Sir Edw. Morgan to be Deputy Lieutenant
of the County of Monmouth.
The humble Petition of Sir Wm. Cole, Knight and
Colonel, was this Day read; and ordered to be referred
to the Committee for Mr. Chichester and Mr. Hill's
The State of the Accounts of Geo. Payler Esquire,
late Paymaster of the Forces in Garison at Berwick, and
of the Works and Fortifications there, returned from the
Committee for Accounts, was this Day read: And this
House doth allow this Account; and doth Order, That
the Sum of Three thousand and Eighty-five Pounds
Seventeen Shillings and Five Pence, appearing to be due
unto the said Mr. Payler, upon the Foot of this Account,
be forthwith paid unto him, or his Assigns, out of the
Monies that come in upon the Bill of Four hundred
thousand Pounds; deducting the Sum of One hundred
and Fourteen Pounds, ordered on Saturday last to be
paid to Sir Jo. Coniers, if the said Sum appear to be
included within this Account.
Message to Lords.
Sir Wm. Litton went up to the Lords, to desire a
Conference concerning a Declaration expressing the
Grounds and reasons that move the Parliament to raise
defensive Arms; and to desire that the Militia might be
put in Execution in Norfolk on Friday next: The Vote
for Sir Gilbert Gerard's being Treasurer at Wars for
the Army to be raised for Defence of the Parliament.
There was a Warrant under the Earl of Lindseye's
Hand, to Captain Treswell, for Raising of a Company of
a Hundred Foot; and other Warrants and Orders for
Raising of Men; read: There were likewise Information
given of Warrants for Raising of Men in Nottingham,
Lincolne, and other Counties; and ordered to be referred
to the Committee for the Defence of the Kingdom, to
take some Course herein.
Mr. Toll is ordered to return Thanks to the Captains
and Inhabitants of the Town of Linne, for their careful
and speedy Information of this Business.
Ordered, That Moses Treswell be forthwith summoned
in safe Custody.
Answer from Lords.
Sir Wm. Lewis brings Answer, That the Lords do
agree to a present Conference, as is desired; and to all
the Orders: And as to the Proposition concerning the
List of Arms to be sent into Ireland, they gave no
Answer. They likewise agree to a free Conference
concerning the Bill of Innovations.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir Ro. Rich and
The Lords commanded us to let you know, that, at
the Conference desired by this House, they do intend to
acquaint you with some Letters that are come to their
Hands; and likewise to give an Answer to that Part of
the Message that concerns the List of Ammunition to be
sent into Ireland.
Answer returned by the same Messengers; That this
House has considered their Lordships Message; and
does agree to meet upon those Points desired by their
Answers from Lords.
Sir Wm. Litton brings Answers, That the Lords do
agree to the Conference desired concerning the Declaration; and to the Order for Sir Gilbert Gerard's being
Treasurer at Wars; and to the Order for putting the
Militia in Execution on Friday next.
Mr. Holles, Mr. Green, Sir Wm. Lewes, Mr. Prideaux,
are appointed Managers and Reporters of this Conference.
Treasurer at Wars.
Ordered, That Mr. Whittlock and Mr. Prideaux do
prepare an Ordinance of Parliament, and Instructions, to
authorize and direct Sir Gilbert Gerrard in his Office of
being Treasurer at Wars, for the Army to be raised for
the Defence of Religion, King, and Parliament.
Sir Wm. Lewes reports from the Conference with the
Lords, a Letter from the Earl of Warwick, to the Earl
of Essex, concerning some Letters that were intercepted,
directed to Sir Wm. Boswell, Agent with the States;
and the Manner of the Intercepting of them.
Artillery for Ireland.
He farther reported, That as concerning the List of the
Artillery to be sent into Ireland, they had appointed the
Clerks of the Stores to peruse them: And, upon their Report, they will send Answer; which will be on Monday next.
Resolved, upon the Question, That these Letters shall
be opened in the House by the Clerk.
Resolved, upon the Question, That the Letter for the
Queen her Majesty shall be opened.
Resolved, upon the Question, That the Letter with no
Superscription shall be opened.
That being opened, within the Cover was inclosed a
Letter for Mr. H. Piercy.
Resolved, upon the Question, That the other Letter
for the Queen's Majesty shall be opened.
Resolved, upon the Question, That the Letter for Sir
Wm. Boswell, his Majesty's Agent with the States, shall
Resolved, upon the Question, That the other Letter
for her Majesty shall be opened.
Resolved, upon the Question, That the Letter, with
the Ciphers upon it, shall be now opened.
Resolved, upon the Question, That these Letters,
thus opened, shall be referred to the Committee for the
Defence of the Kingdom, to be read by them.
Resolved, upon the Question, That a Message shall
be sent to the Lords to acquaint them, that this House
has opened this Pacquet of Letters, without Reading;
and has referred them to the Committee for the Defence
of the Kingdom, to be read by them; and do desire,
that the Committee may presently meet.
Sir Wm. Lewes went up with this Message.
Sir Wm. Lewes brings Answer, * * * *
South Mimes Viearage.
The humble Petition of Wm. Tutty Minister, was this
Day read: And
It is Ordered, That Doctor Duck be required forthwith
to certify unto this House the Reasons why he doth not
give Institution and Induction to Mr. William Tutty,
Minister to the Vicarage of South Mimes in the County
of Middlesex, being presented thereunto by Tho. Marsh
Esquire, the undoubted Patron thereof.
Scotch Army Pay.
Ordered, That the Treasurers appointed to receive
the Monies that come in upon the Subscriptions for
Ireland, do forthwith pay unto Mr. Loftus, Deputy
Treasurer at Wars for Ireland, Fifteen thousand
Pounds, or thereabouts, being for a Month's Pay for
the Scotts Army in Ireland.
Ordered, That Order be given, that an Hundred
thousand Pound-worth of Plate be presently coined, to
repay the Hundred thousand Pounds borrowed of the
Adventurers for Ireland: And that the said Hundred
thousand Pounds be carried into the Tower to be coined
by Thirty thousand Pounds at a time.
Loan for Irish Service.
Ordered, That the Treasurers appointed to receive the
Monies come in upon the Subscription for Ireland, do
forthwith furnish, by Way of Loan, unto the Committee
of the Lords and Commons for the Defence of the
Kingdom, the Sum of One hundred thousand Pounds,
for the Supply of the publick Necessity, for the Defence
of the King, Parliament, and Kingdom, upon the publick Faith; to be repaid duly and carefully, within so
short a Time, that it shall not be diverted from that
Purpose for which it was intended; or any way frustrate
the Acts already made in behalf of that Adventure.
Memorandum, This Order was granted; the Consent
of the Committee for Adventurers being first thereunto had.
Forces intended for Munster.
That the Committee for Adventurers shall propound
to the Officers of the Five thousand Foot, and Five
hundred Horse, intended to be sent to Munster, that
they do attend the Lord General, for his Commands, to
serve here in this Kingdom, for the Defence of the King
and Parliament; and to receive their Answers; and to
declare unto them, that when there shall be Occasion to
send any more Forces into Ireland, that they shall then
be employed in the same Commands that now they have.
Ordered, That Gervase Good, formerly committed to
the Gatehouse, by a former Order of this House, be
forthwith released from any farther Imprisonment.
Ordered, That Captain Ashwell's Horse, stayed at
Enfield, and brought up to this Town, be forthwith
Information against Simonds.
Information was given to this House, of Words
preached in a Sermon by Mr. Edw. Simonds, Parson of
Rayne in Essex: Notes of the Sermon were delivered
in: And Mr. Boroughes, that took the Notes, was
called in; and did avow, that the said Mr. Simonds did
deliver the Words expressed in the Notes.
Resolved, upon the Question, That Mr. Symonds, Parson of Rayne in Essex, be forthwith sent for, as a Delinquent, by the Serjeant at Arms attending on this House.
Person sent for.
Resolved, upon the Question, That Mr. Barrell Vicar
of Maidstone, be forthwith sent for, as a Delinquent, for
scandalous Words uttered in a Sermon preached by him
on Sunday last at Maidstone, against the Scotts; and
other seditious Expressions contained in that Sermon.
Dispersing Declarations, &c.
Ordered, That the Committee for dispersing the Orders
and Declaration of the House, do take Order that such
Declarations and Orders may be delivered to such Hands
as they shall think most convenient for the Dispersing
Mr. Gourdon, Sir Ro. Coke, Mr. Corbett are added to
Printing for the House.
Ordered, That Mr. Speaker, on Monday Morning, do
put the House in mind of the Monies due to the Printers
that Printed divers Things for the Service of the House.
Whereas there were, by a former Order from this
House, Four Horses stayed, of Mr. Tho. Killigrewe's
..... be forthwith delivered to Mr. H. Killigrew, or
such as he shall appoint; he paying the Charges occasioned by the said Horse.
Berry's, &c. Arrears.
Ordered, That the Arrears of the personal Entertainment appearing upon Sir Wm. Uvedale's Certificate to be
due to John Berry, late Serjeant Major to the Lord
Marquis Hamilton, in the late Northern Expedition;
and that the personal Entertainment appearing, upon
the like Certificate, to be due to Captain F. Conisby;
be forthwith paid unto them out of the first Monies that
shall come out of the County of Kent; upon the Bill of
Four hundred thousand Pounds.
Witnesses against Edwards.
Whereas there was an Order of the 18th of June, for
Summoning of divers Witnesses to appear, upon the Complaint of Rowland Dawkins, against Wm. Edwards
Clerk; some of which Witnesses are accordingly come
up, and now attending: It is Ordered, That the Examination of the said Witnesses be referred to the Committee for Informations.
St. George, Southwarke, Petition.
Ordered, That the Petition of the Parishioners of St.
George, Southwarke, this Day read, be referred to the
Consideration of the Committee for St. Olave's Parish.
Ordered, That the Papers delivered in by Sir Walth.
Roberts, concerning the Acqueduct-money, be referred
to the Consideration of Sir Gilbert Gerard; who is to
report his Opinion.