Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 5, 1642-1643. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Sabbati, videlicet, 1 Octobris.
The Lord Grey de Warke was appointed to be Speaker this Day.
Message from the H. C. for Concurrence in the following Orders.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Tho. Barrington, Baronet; who desired their Lordships Concurrence in these Particulars following:
1. An Order for the Coat and Conduct-money of the County of Worcester, to buy Arms and Ammunition, for the Use of that County. (Here enter it.)
2. An Order for keeping the Magazine of the County of Worcester. (Here enter it.)
3. An Order for appointing a Winter Guard for the Seas. (Here enter it.)
4. An Order for appointing Preachers, to preach at Pauls. (Here enter it.)
Deferred until Monday.
5. An Order to pay Forty Shillings per Diem to Captain Tucker. (Here enter it.)
6. Instructions for the Deputy Lieutenants of the County of Essex.
Ordered, That these * be compared with former Instructions, against Monday.
The Answer returned was:
That this House will send an Answer, by Messengers of their own, concerning the Instructions for Essex, and the Order for regulating the Preachers at Paul's Church; and that this House agrees with the House of Commons in the rest of the Orders now brought up.
Mr. Arundel and Lord Baltimore.
Upon reading the Petition of Wm. Arundell, Esquire; it is Ordered, that the Lord Baltamore shall have Notice of this Petition, and give an Answer to this House concerning the same within a Week after the said Notice; and then this House will consider further of this Business.
Magazine at Droitwich, and the Earl of Shrewsbury's Arms, to be kept by the Magistrates.
"It is this Day Ordered, by the Lords and Commons, That the Magazine of Arms and Ammunition at Droitwich, in the County of Worcester, and the Earl of Shrewsbury's Arms there, be safe kept by the Bailiffs and Officers of the said Town, for to be employed by the Lord Lieutenant and the Deputy Lieutenants of the said County."
300 l. for Coat and Conduct-money, to be disposed of by the Lord Lieutenant of Worcester.
"It is this Day Ordered, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament, That the Three Hundred Pounds remaining in the Hands of Mr. Thomas Hill, of Ashley, in the County of Worcester, collected for Coat and Conduct-money, shall be safe kept in his Hands, to be disposed of by Order of the Lord Lieutenant or Deputy Lieutenants of the said County, or some of them, for the buying of Arms, for the Defence of the County, according to the Ordinance of both Houses of Parliament, touching the Militia."
Capt. Tucker, Assistant to the Committee going to Ireland, 2 l. a Day.
"Whereas Captain William Tucker hath been recommended, by the Adventurers of the City of London, to go as an Assistant to the Committee of the House of Commons, which are to be sent into Ireland, and hath been approved of already by the said House for that Employment: It is therefore this Day Ordered, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament, That the Receivers of the Adventurers-money for Ireland shall pay unto the said Captain Tucker Forty Shillings per Diem, during his Employment in that Service, to commence from the Day the said Captain shall take his Journey from London to go for Ireland: And it is further Ordered, That the said Receivers shall forthwith pay unto the said Captain, out of the said Monies, the Sum of Two Hundred Pounds, towards his Preparation and Provision for the said Journey; and that an Acquittance, or Receipt, under the Hand of the said Captain, shall be a sufficient Discharge for the said Receivers, for so doing."
Order for the Sea Guard for the Defence of this Kingdom.
"Ordered, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament, That the Sea Guard, for the Defence of this Kingdom, upon the English Coast, for this Winter, shall consist of Six of His Majesty's Ships and Pinnaces, and Six Merchant Ships and Pinnaces; and they do further Order, That the Winter Guard for the Irish Coast shall consist of Six more of His Majesty's Ships and Pinnaces, and of Twelve Merchant Ships and Pinnaces, according to a List hereunto annexed, whereof such other Ships in their Rooms as the Committee of the Navy shall think fit; and that the said Committee do take present Order, That Victuals, and other Necessaries, be provided for those Ships of His Majesty's, for Six Months; and that they give Notice * to the Owners of the Merchant Ships, that they make Provision of Victual for their several Ships for the like Time.
"The Winter Guard pro Anno 1642.
Adjourn, 10a Lunæ.