House of Commons Journal Volume 2: 06 November 1642

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Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 2, 1640-1643. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.

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Die Dominico, 6 Novembris, 1642.


Issuing Money.

AN Ordinance to enable Sir Gilbert Gerard to issue Monies upon the Earl of Warwick's Warrants, in the same Manner as he was ordered to pay upon the Earl of Essex's Warrant, was read; and by Vote assented unto; and ordered to be sent to the Lords for their Concurrence; and carried up by Sir Robert Pye.

Memorandum, This Ordinance was the same, mutatis mutandis, as that made in the Case of the Earl of Essex.

Gloucester Watermen.

Ordered, That the Petition of the Fourscore Watermen at Gloucester be referred to the Consideration of Sir Gilbert Gerard; to examine what is due unto them, and satisfy the Petitioners according to their Contract.

Prisoners at Gloucester.

Ordered, That Captain Charles Price, with the Six other Gentlemen, sent as Prisoners by the Earl of Stamford, to Gloucester, be committed to the Prison of Gloucester; there to remain as Prisoners, during the Pleasure of the House.


It is this Day Ordered, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament, That all Colonels, Captains, and other Officers and Soldiers under the Command of his Excellency the Earl of Essex, that are now in or near the City of London, do forthwith, upon Pain of Death, repair to their Colours: And that no Officer or Soldier presume to depart from their Colours, without the express Leave of their General, under his Hand: And that the Watches in the several Places in and about the City of London, and all other his Majesty's Officers, shall apprehend such Officers and Soldiers as shall offer to depart, contrary to this Order: And that the Lord Mayor of the City of London, within the City and Liberties thereof; and that the Lord Lieutenants of the Counties of Middlesex and Surry, or their Deputies, within their several Counties; cause this Order to be published by the Beating of the Drum.

Sir Robert Pye carried up this Order to the Lords for their Concurrence.