Die Lunæ, 29 Nov. 1641.
SIR John Hotham presents from the Committee appointed for the Poll-money, a Certificate to be general for all the Counties of England; and likewise a
Declaration to be published in that Business: Which
were both read; and, upon the Question, assented unto;
and ordered to be forthwith printed.
Ordered, That Sir Tho. Watsingham shall receive Sir
Leonard Forbye's Twenty Pounds, assessed upon him by
the Act of the Poll-money, and pay it into the Chamber
Ordered, That the Committee for Poll-money do draw
an Order, and present the same to this House, for the
Distributing of the Poll-money received at Yorke among
the several Counties, Cities, and Towns in the North,
to whom this House is indebted.
Ordered, That Auditor Bingley, and Auditor Worfield,
be required, from this House, to audit and cast up the
Accounts concerning Sir Wm. Uvedall, Treasurer at
Wars; and to present the same to the Committee for
the Poll-money: Who are to consider of the same.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Officers of the
Navy, to present to this House, Precedents concerning
the Taking up of Merchants Ships, and Payment of them
after the Rate of Twenty-eight and Thirty Days Per
Month, for the King; and likewise what Precedents are
in the City concerning the same.
Levying Soldiers for Ireland.
Serjeant Wilde reports the Bill for the better Levying
and Raising of Soldiers, &c. for the Service of Ireland, together with the Amendments and Additions: The which
Amendments and Additions were twice read; and, upon
the Question, the Bill recommitted unto the same Committee; with the Addition of Sir Symon D'Ewes, and of
Mr. Whistler: And are to meet upon it presently.
Tonage and Poundage.
vice lecta, A Subsidy granted to the King of Tonage, Poundage, and other Sums of Money payable upon
Merchandize exported and imported.
Resolved, upon the Question, That this Bill shall pass.
Ordered, That the Lords be moved, at the Carrying up
of the Bill for Tonage and Poundage, to join with this
House, according to their former Desire, in moving his
Majesty to appoint the Earl of Salisbury to be Lord Treasurer; and also to join with this House, in moving his
Majesty to appoint the Earl of Pembroke Lord Steward
of his Majesty's Houshold; for that this House is deprived of divers Members, by reason there is no Lord
Steward, to give or authorize the Giving of the Oaths of
Allegiance and Supremacy.
Ordered, That a Conference be desired with the Lords,
concerning the Bill, sent to this House from their Lordships, for securing the Persons of divers Papists.
Ordered, That the Committee, appointed to draw Reasons to present to his Majesty for the Continuance of the
Guards, shall have farther Power to consider what Reasons are fit to be given for Removing of this Guard
newly appointed; and for preserving the Privilege of
Parliament in that Particular: And That Committee is
to take this last Particular into Consideration in the first
Place: And Mr. Maynard, Mr. Glyn, Mr. Crew, Mr.
Waller, Mr. Grimston, Sir Sam. Roll, and Mr. Martyn,
are added to this Committee.
Whereas, by a former Order of the Tenth of Nov.
instant, the Trained Bands, that attended this House,
were ordered to have their Pay after the Rate of Six
Pounds One Shilling and Six-pence Per Diem, so long as
they continued in that Service, to begin from Monday 8°
Nov. instant: It is this Day Ordered, That Sir Robert
Pye, and Mr. Wheeler, shall pay the said Trained Bands,
to Saturday Night last from the Time aforesaid, according to the said Order, out of the Poll-money that is in
Resolved, upon the Question, That the former Resolution of this House, concerning the not Allowing of
Officers of a Regiment of Horse, shall be vacated.
Ships for Ireland.
Ordered, That Four hundred Pounds shall be imprested out of the Chamber of London to the Lieutenant
of the Ordnance, or such as he shall appoint, for Provisions to be made towards the Furnishing of Four Ships
for the Service of Ireland.
Forces in Ireland.
Ordered, That Nine hundred and Fourteen Pounds,
for a Month's Pay, shall be imprest out of the Chamber
of London, to those Officers that are to raise Two Regiments of Foot in Ulster in Ireland.
Bailing a Prisoner.
Ordered, That Nicho. Beal, now in the Custody of the
Serjeant, shall be bailed upon reasonable Bail, for his Appearance before this House, when he shall be required
Forces in Ireland.
Ordered, That Two thousand Pounds shall be imprested, out of the Chamber of London, to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, or to such as he shall appoint, for the
Raising of Two Regiments of Foot in Ulster in Ireland.
Sir Gilbert Gerard is to go to the Lords, with this
To desire a Conference, by a Committee of both Houses,
concerning the Bill for securing the Persons of Papists; and,
concerning the Ordinance for securing the City of London
for the Fifty thousand Pounds, borrowed of them.
Mr. Reignolds and Mr. Whitlock are appointed Managers of that Conference.
The Ordinance for securing the City to have their
Fifty thousand Pounds repaid unto them, was read; and
ordered to be delivered at the Conference.
Earl of St. Albons thanked.
Ordered, That Sir Philip Stapleton desire the Lord
Chamberlain, from this House, to return Thanks to the
Earl of St. Albons, for his Readiness and Care in preserving that Part of the Kingdom where he lives, safe
from the Incursion of the Rebels; and his Affection, in
the Endeavour to suppress them.