Die Sabbati, 3 Septembris, 1642.
THE humble Petition of Jo. Cooth Parson, and
James Strode Clothier, of Shepton Mallett in the
County of Sommersett, now in the Serjeant's Custody;
desiring to be bailed, was read: And
It is Ordered, That Mr. James Strode be forthwith
bailed upon good Security.
The humble Petition of divers of the Inhabitants of the
Town of Midhurst in the County of Sussex, desiring that
they may have Mr. Jo. Roe, an orthodox Minister, in
Orders, to be their Lecturer, to preach once upon every
Lord's Day in the Afternoon, and once every Thursday
in the Forenoon;
It is Ordered, That the said Mr. Roe be recommended
to be their Lecturer, to preach there at the Days and
Times desired: And that the Vicar there be injoined to
permit the said Mr. Roe .... exercise his Ministry there,
in Preaching at the Times aforesaid, without any Lett
Answer to the King.
Ordered, That the Declaration read, and by Vote
upon the Question, assented unto; which is ... Answer
to his Majesty's Message of the 13th of August, concerning the Committee for Adventurers lending One
hundred thousand Pounds to the Committee for the
Defence of the Kingdom * * * *.
Resolved, upon * *, That no Member of this House
shall be any of the Four Persons designed by a former
Vote for Ireland.
Resolved, upon the Question, That these Four Persons
shall be Four of the Adventurers for Ireland.
Receivers of Plate, &c.
Ordered, That these Persons underwritten be appointed
as Commissaries and Receivers, to view and value such
Horses, and to receive such Plate and Monies as shall be
brought in upon the Propositions for Bringing in of
Horse, Money, and Plate, from the Rape of Chichester
in Sussex, and from the Town of Midhurst;
Sir Gregory Norton Baronet, Sir Jo. Chapman Knight,
Geo. Oglander Esquire, Captain Henry Chittey, Mr.
Geo. Greene, Mr. Stephen Humfreye.
Committee for Irish Affairs.
Resolved, upon the Question, That a select Committee
shall be appointed to take Care of the Affairs of Ireland;
and that any Adventurer of the House shall be admitted
to have a Voice.
Ordered, That all the Commissioners for the Affairs
of Ireland be of this Committee.
Mr. Ro. Goodwyn, Sir Wm. Armyn, Mr. Holland, Sir
Wm. Massam, Mr. Reynolds, Serjeant Wilde, Mr. Morley, Mr. Vassall, Mr. Ashe, Mr. Greene, Colonel Ven,
* Lucas, Mr. Dowse, Mr. Rous, Mr. Rolle, Sir Wm.
Strictland, Sir Wm. Ogle, Mr. Pym, Mr. Whittacre, Sir
Tho. Barrington, Mr. Marten, Mr. Mathew, Alderman
This Committee is to meet this Afternoon, at Two of
Clock, in the Exchequer Chamber; and so de die in diem,
as they shall see Occasion: And have Power to send for
Parties, Papers, Records, &c.
Wyntour's Iron Works, &c.
Ordered, That it be referred to Sir Ro. Pye and Mr.
Schawen, calling to their Assistance Sir Edw. Wardour,
to draw up an Order for the Payment of the Monies payable by the Farmers of the Woods and Iron Works,
under Sir Jo. Wyntour, into such Hands as they are
directed to be paid by Grant under the Great Seal, and
by a Tally struck in pursuance of that Grant, and by
Warrants and Directions of his Majesty's Commissioners
for the Treasury.
/?/ from E. of Salisbury.
Mr. Strode and Mr. Dowse are appointed to repair to
the Earl of Salisbury; to put his Lordship in mind of his
former Promise to this House, made about the Beginning of February last, to lend Five thousand Pounds,
due from his Majesty, and assigned upon Sir John
Wyntour, considering the Occasions of the Kingdom,
for the Service of Ireland.
Ordered, That a List of the Names of the Members
of this House shall be read on Monday next, as well
those that have already subscribed for Horse, Money, or
Plate, as those that have not; and that every Member
do give their particular Answer.
London Common Council, &c.
Captain Ven reports, from the City of London, that
the Common Council had met upon the Order of both
Houses, for the Summoning every particular Ward in
London, as well those that have lent upon the Propositions for Raising of Horse, Money, or Plate, as those
that have not; and receive every Man's Answer: And
that they offer some Amendments to that Order, which
they conceive (as it is penned without them) doth trench
upon their Liberties. Which Amendments were read;
and, upon the Question, assented unto; and ordered to
be carried up to the Lords, by Captain Ven, for their
Consent thereunto: And also the Names of Deputies
to receive Monies and Plate in Sussex.
Ordered, That * Walgrave, the Serjeant's Man, do go
into Essex and Suffolke, and disperse the Declarations of
both Houses, to prevent the Plundering and Pillaging of
Houses; and to leave them with the Magistrates of Towns,
and Churchwardens of Parishes, as he goes along.
Ld. Keeper to pass Commissions.
Ordered, That Mr. Serjeant Wild and Mr. Reynolds
do draw an Order to be sent to the Lord Keeper, to pass
under the Great Seal, Commissions to levy Monies upon
the Bill of Four hundred thousand Pounds.
Answer to Scotch Declaration.
Ordered, That the Committee for the Answer to the
Scotts Declaration, or any Four of them, do meet this
Afternoon, at Two .. Clock, in the Court of Wards.
Mr. Holland, and Mr. Martyn, are added to that
Declaration concerning Essex.
Mr. Serjeant Wild, Mr. Reynolds, Mr. Gourdon, Mr.
Rigby, Mr. Solicitor, Sir Tho. Barrington, Mr. Heveningham, are to consider of the several Declarations made
concerning the County of Essex: and to alter and add as
they see Cause; and to report the same to the House.
Ordered, That Mr. Daniel, the Printer of the University of Cambridge, be injoined by this House, not to
print any thing concerning the Proceedings of Parliament, without the Consent or Order of One or both
Houses of Parliament: And that he be discharged of
Mr. Pym reports from the Committee for Irish Affairs:
It was Resolved, upon the Question, That the Consideration of the Providing of Monies for the Commissaries appointed to provide Victuals for Ireland, shall be
referred to the Committee for Irish Affairs: And
Resolved, &c. That Three hundred and Fifty-nine
Pounds Seven Shillings and Six Pence shall be forthwith
paid for Caps for the Soldiers in Ireland, according to
the Contract, to Mr. Hen. Paman, and Edmund Hunt,
Haberdashers of London, by Nich. Loftus, Deputy
Treasurer at Wars.
Resolved, &c. That One hundred Barrels of Powder
shall be sent unto the Lord Conway, and Sir Jo. Clatworthy, for the Supply of their Regiments; and One hundred Barrels more to be employed for the Service of those
other British Forces in Ulster that are in Regiments and
Ordered, That Mr. Pym do move the Lord General,
from this House, for his Directions for the Providing and
Furnishing of this Powder.
Ordered, That Five hundred Pounds shall be paid to
the Lord Cromwell, upon Account, towards the Arrears
due to his Troop.
Ordered, That the Lord Conway shall have his Proportionable Share of the Twenty-seven thousand Pounds,
to be sent to Dublyn, towards the Payment of his Arrears,
Ordered, That Three hundred Pounds shall be paid
to Captain Chichester's Lady, towards the Arrears due
to Captain Chichester.
Resolved, &c. That One thousand Pounds, Part of the
Two thousand Pounds for the incident Charges, shall be
forthwith paid to the General of the Scotts Army.
Expence of Scotts Commissioners.
Captain Ven reports what Monies are due for the
Lodgings of the Scotts Commissioners, and the Furniture
for the same: Which amounted to the Sum of Seven
hundred Fifty-one Pounds Six Shillings.
Arrears due to Scotland.
Ordered, That the Treasurers appointed to receive the
Monies that come in upon the Bill of Four hundred thousand Pounds, do forthwith pay unto the Scotts Commissioners (if they shall so desire it) the Sum of Ten thousand Pounds, now ready in Cash; and so, from time to
time, such other Sums as they shall have in Cash, and the
Scotts Commissioners desire to have, until such Time as
the Forty thousand Pounds due unto them for Part of
their Brotherly Assistance, be paid; and that they issue
out none of the said Monies for any other Occasion, save
the Sum of Seven hundred Fifty-one Pounds Six Shillings, for Payment of the House-rent, and for the Furniture thereunto belonging, which was provided for the
Scotts Commissioners by the Directions of this House.
And further Ordered, That the same Monies be paid
Ordered, That the Committee for Ireland do meet on
Monday Morning, at Seven .. Clock, in the Exchequer
Chamber, to consider of the several Orders for Monies
to be paid for the Affairs in Ireland; and where those
Monies shall be had; and how paid and distributed.
Ordered, That on Tuesday next the House take into
Consideration a Captain General for Ireland.
Leave of Absence.
Mr. Hill has Leave to go into the Country.
Ordered, That Sir Wm. Strictland report, on Monday,
the Business concerning the absent Members.
Answer from Lords.
Captain Ven reports, the Lords concur in the Order
he carried up concerning the Wards of London, and the
Deputies for Receiving of Money, or Plate, in Sussex.
Raising Horse, &c.
Sir Tho. Barrington reports, the Lords do concur with
this House in the Order for Suffolke, for Raising of Horse,
Money, and Plate.
Ordered, That the Petition of Sir Rob. Dillington shall
be read on Monday next.
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