3 January 1642 -- Copy of the King's Message touching Lord Kimbolton, and the Five Members.
3 January 1642 -- Two other copies.
3 January 1642 -- Copy of the Articles of High Treason, and other High Misdemeanors against Lord Kimbolton, Mr Denzill Holles, Sir Arthur Haslerigg, Mr John Pym, Mr John Hampden, and Mr William Strode.
3 January 1642 -- Two other copies.
3 January 1642 -- Petition of the Bishops, impeached by the House of Commons, to have certain Counsel assigned them.
5 January 1642 -- Draft order touching the meeting of the Bailifwick of Surrey in Windsor Forest.
6 January 1642 -- Copy of the King's Warrant against the printing and publishing of seditious books and pamphlets. The warrant is addressed to Robert Barker, "our printer," and to the assignees of John Ball.
[7 January 1642] -- Copy of the King's Answer to the Petition of the Mayor, Aldermen, and Common Council of the city of London, touching the five members, the Lieutenant of the Tower, and other matters.
[8 January 1642] -- Petition of George Bedford, prisoner in the King's Bench, praying for a hearing of his cause against Sir John Wostenholme, Katharine Fanshawe, and James Rivers.
11 January 1642 -- Resolutions of the Committee of the Lords and Commons for Irish affairs.
1 Resolutions of Committee of the Commons appointed to consider of the safety of the Kingdom, and report from the sub-committee appointed to treat with the Committee of the Common Council.
2 Resolution of the Lords Committee for Irish affairs.
11 January 1642 -- Copy of the King's answer concerning a Guard for the Parliament.
1 Memorandum of proceedings of both Houses concerning the Guard.
11 January 1642 -- Draft order for hearing the cause between Lord Fauconbridge and Thomas Harrison.
11 January 1642 -- Message from the Commons for the Lords to join in an order for securing Hull, and for Sir John Hotham to put in a garrison there.
12 January 1642 -- Petition of Edward Stacy. Was committed to Newgate for some offence offered to Sir Jacob Ashley. Has made his submission and prays for his discharge.
12 January 1642 -- Engrossment of "An Act to restrain bargemen, lightermen and others from labouring and working on the Lord's day, commonly called Sunday." (now in HL/PO/JO/10/2/8).
1 List of the Committee on the Bill.
12 January 1642 -- Joint order of Lords and Commons concerning the Tower of London.
12 January 1642 -- Draft order that the Governor of Portsmouth shall not deliver up the town nor receive any forces into it, but by His Majesty's authority signified by both Houses of Parliament.
12 January 1642 -- Resolution that Sir John Byron, the Lieutenant of the Tower, be sent for as a delinquent.
[12 January 1642] -- Decision of the Justices assembled in quarter sessions at Chelmsford, that Mr Thomas Stitch is not guilty of certain charges of recusancy brought against him.
13 January 1642 -- Draft order for hearing the cause Lake v. Lake.
13 January 1642 -- Draft order touching the sitting of the Common Council of London.
13 January 1642 -- Message from the Commons for a conference touching the impeachment of the Five Members.
13 January 1642 -- Copy of the Declaration of both Houses for putting the Kingdom into a posture of Defence.
14 January 1642 -- Draft Resolution of both Houses enjoining the Marquis of Hertford to take care of the Prince lest he be conveyed out of the kingdom.
14 January 1642 -- Copy of preceding.
15 January 1642 -- Draft order appointing a Committee to make enquiry touching the late tumults, and unlawful assemblies at Kingston-upon-Thames.
1 Form of oath to be ministered to the witnesses.
15 January 1642 -- Message from the Commons concerning the tumults about Kingston and Windsor.
15 January 1642 -- Copy of the Resolutions of the Commons upon the propositions of the Scotch Commissioners touching the sending of men out of Scotland into Ireland.
15 January 1642 -- Message from the Commons touching the impeachment of Lord Kimbolton, and the Five Members.
15 January 1642 -- Draft order appointing a Committee to consider how to vindicate the breach of privilege, touching the impeachment of Lord Kimbolton and the Five Members.
15 January 1642 -- Copy of portion of preceding.
15 January 1642 -- Paper delivered by the Scotch Commissioners to the English Commissioners concerning the treaty about Ireland.
15 January 1642 -- Draft order of Lords and Commons calling out the Trained Bands, and conferring the command upon Serjeant-Major General Skippon.
15 January 1642 -- Petition of Peter Scott, one of the constables of St Martin's-in-the-Fields; was on duty at the time of the riot caused by Col. Lunsford's assault on the citizens at Westminster; tried to appease the 'prentices by promising to release their fellows detained prisoners in the Mermaid tavern; the 'prentices then broke into the tavern, the keeper of which has since prosecuted petitioner for a riot.
17 January 1642 -- Message from the Commons touching the removal of the ordnance, arms, and ammunition from Fawkes-hall into the City of London.
17 January 1642 -- Message from the Commons touching the division between the King and the Parliament.
17 January 1642 -- Copy of the order and declaration of the Lords and Commons in Parliament for the providing of guards and other necessary defence for the safety of the Kingdom.
17 January 1642 -- Message from the Commons touching the Scotch propositions, contributions for Ireland, etc.
17 January 1642 -- Draft order touching the power given to the Committee for Irish affairs at Grocers' Hall.
17 January 1642 -- Petition of the Merchants and Goldsmiths, traders to His Majesty's Mint with foreign bullion and coin, praying for the removal of Sir John Byron from the Lieutenancy of the Tower.
17 January 1642 -- Similar Petition to the House of Lords.
17 January 1642 -- Certificate of the Common Council of the City of London, in compliance with the order that they do not find any stay or forbearing of bringing in of bullion into the Mint by reason of Sir John Byron's appointment.
17 January 1642 -- Draft of proceedings this day upon the Impeachment of the 12 Bishops.
17 January 1642 -- Petition of the 12 Bishops praying for a speedy trial, and to be admitted to bail.
17 January 1642 -- Draft of petition to qualify the Lord President of Munster with power to make an equal levy on the county for payment of two troops of Horse, and that the arms for them may be had from the Tower.
19 January 1642 -- Draft of the letter to be sent by the Speaker of the House of Commons to the Sheriffs of Counties touching the taking of the Protestation, and on the same paper drafts of various orders of the House on the same subject.
20 January 1642 -- Petition of the knights, gentlemen, ministers, and other inhabitants of the County of Essex; pray that their brethren in Ireland may be speedily relieved, the kingdom put into a posture of defence, and the Bishops and popish Lords excluded from Parliament.
20 January 1642 -- Draft order of Lords and Commons for the indemnity of Serjeant-Major General Skippon.
20 January 1642 -- Draft of Answer to the King's Message concerning the Peace of the Kingdom.
20 January 1642 -- Order of Lords and Commons concerning arms for Ireland.
20 January 1642 -- Heads of Conference with the Commons touching the Governorship of the Town of Hull.
20 January 1642 -- Copy of the petition of the Lords and Commons to the King, touching the Lord Kimbolton and the Five Members.
20 January 1642 -- Draft of the Message to the Queen touching the Report that the House of Commons intend to accuse Her Majesty of Treason.
20 January 1642 -- Copy of preceding.
22 January 1642 -- The Gentleman Usher's note of such things as were contained in the waggon of George Lord Digby at Mere, where waggon was stayed.
24 January 1642 -- Copy of the propositions of the Scotch Commissioners for sending 2,500 men into Ireland, etc., with the Resolutions of the Commons thereon, and the King's Answer.
24 January 1642 -- The King's Answer to the Petition of both Houses concerning Lord Kimbolton and the Five Members.
25 January 1642 -- Petition of the Mayor, Aldermen, and Common Council of London, for the relief of Ireland, the disarming Papists, etc.
1 Certificate of the Common Council that there is a forbearance of bringing bullion into the Tower, and that Sir John Byron, being Lieutenant, is the cause thereof.
25 January 1642 -- Petition of Knights, Gentlemen, Freeholders, and other Inhabitants of the County of Hertford, touching the State of the Nation.
25 January 1642 -- Petition of the Mayor, Aldermen, and Common Council of the City of Exeter, for the preservation of true Religion, the maintenance of the Privilege of Parliament, the liberty of the subject, the disarming of papists, etc.
2 Petition of the Mayor, Aldermen, Burgesses, and other Inhabitants of Totness, to the Justices of the Peace for the County of Devon; they complain of the decay of their trade in woollen drapery, caused by the granting of Letters Patent to several Companies, who exact intolerable taxes.
3 Copy of petition of the Mayor, his brethren and the rest of the inhabitants of Clifton-Dartmouth-Hardnes, with the places adjacent, to the Justices of the Peace for the County of Devon. The petitioners, who are occupied in the Newfoundland fisheries, complain that their trade is likely to be destroyed in consequence of the number of Turkish pirates from Algiers and Sallee, the rebellion in Ireland, and the dread entertained of a popish rising.
25 January 1642 -- Draft Order for hearing the cause between the Inhabitants of Ramsey and the Earls of Bedford and Portland.
26 January 1642 -- Petition and Answer of the Mayor, Aldermen, and the rest of the Common Council of the City of London, concerning a loan of £100,000 for levying forces for the suppression of the Rebellion in Ireland.
26 January 1642 -- Petition of Daniel O'Neill, prisoner in the Gatehouse, praying that he may be allowed to go abroad to take the air for the sake of his health.
1 Certificate of Dr Thomas Winston, that unless O'Neill is allowed the benefit of fresh air, it may prove dangerous to his life.
26 January 1642 -- Draft order for the Earl of Stamford and the Lord Howard of Charleton to go to the States Ambassador to desire a definite answer to their Lordship's former message touching depredations by the Dutch.
26 January 1642 -- Petition of Richard Malster and others, of Roxham in the County of Norfolk, praying for their discharge, having been committed to the custody of the Gentleman Usher for disobeying an order for the quieting the possession of the Prince's tenants of the improved lands at West Dereham and Roxham.
26 January 1642 -- Petition of Sir George Wentworth, Knt, concerning the Viscount Loftus' cause.
27 January 1642 -- Resolutions of the Lords in answer to the Seven Propositions of the Scotch Commissioners.
27 January 1642 -- Copy of preceding.
27 January 1642 -- Draft Order concerning the carrying of provisions into Ireland.
27 January 1642 -- Petition of Henry Ascough and others, defendants at the suit of Samuel Thomas, that they may have leave to return to their homes, and re-appear when called upon.
27 January 1642 -- Draft Resolutions of the Commons' Committee for grievances concerning Privy Councillors and the Great Officers of State.
27 January 1642 -- Petition of Peter Smart, Senior Prebendary of Durham, for a speedy hearing of his cause, and that Richard Carre, George Leake, and others, may be sent for to answer for disobeying the former order.
27 January 1642 -- Petition of Thomas Prichard, D.D., on behalf of the legatees of the last will and testament of Sir Thomas Canon, Knt, that the cause between the legatees and Maurice Canon, concerning the said will, may be committed to the Judges Delegates.
28 January 1642 -- Letter from the King to the Lord Keeper Littleton, touching the 3rd Article of the Scotch Commissioners.
1 Message from the King on same subject.
2 Copy of preceding message.
28 January 1642 -- Order concerning the payment of the fees to Officers of the House, upon charges of delinquency.
28 January 1642 -- Copy of preceding.
28 January 1642 -- Draft of letter from the House of Commons to the Mayors of Bristol and Pembroke to stay the ships and goods of the merchants of Wexford, Ross, Kilkenny, and other towns in Ireland, and to cause the merchants to be apprehended and examined.
28 January 1642 -- Order of the Commons for one of the ships prepared by the merchants, to be sent to Lough Royal for guarding the 2,500 men sent from Scotland into Ireland.
28 January 1642 -- Certificate of Martyn Sandford, Sheriff of the County of Somerset. In accordance with the order, caused search for arms to be made at the house of James Hanham, a popish recusant, at Hollewell, forwards list of arms found which have been removed to the town of Milbourne Port.
1 Particular of the arms which were taken and seized at the house of Mr James Hanham.
2 Certificate of Sir Henry Berkeley and Robert Harbyn, Justices of Somerset, who assisted at the search, as to the correctness of the list of arms.
29 January 1642 -- Petition of Lucie Lady Hastings, wife to the Right Honorable Lord Ferdinando Hastings, praying for a hearing of her suit against Francis Poulton touching the Rectory of Pirton in the County of Hertford.
1 Statement of the case between Lady Hastings and Francis Poulton.
29 January 1642 -- Resolution of Lords and Commons for preventing Irish and Popish Commanders going to the Rebels, and for sending back Irish vagrants.
29 January 1642 -- Copy of letter from the Justices of York to the Lord Chamberlain, informing him that Captain Thos Frankland has been appointed to guard the magazine there, and desiring that the County may be put into a posture of defence.
31 January 1642 -- Request of the Scots Commissioners that both Houses would go on in the Irish treaty, etc. without delay.
31 January 1642 -- Petition of Sir George Garrett, and Sir George Clerke, Aldermen and Sheriffs of the City of London. The Lieutenant of the Tower refuses to permit them to carry out the order concerning the guards about the Tower.
31 January 1642 -- Draft ordinance of Parliament concerning the Militia.
[January 1642] -- Petition of Hugh Boss, Petitioner presented a petition on behalf of Jaques de Long, merchant, against Colonel Thomas Lunsford, and an order was made for Colonel Lunsford to answer, and petitioner then lodged his papers with Mr Browne, but no answer has been made, and Colonel Lunsford is now a prisoner in the Tower.
1 Copy of order mentioned in preceding.
[January 1642] -- Application for a further order for quieting His Majesty's possessions in Lincolnshire, the order having been disregarded.
1 Copy of order referred to in preceding.
2 Affidavit of Robert Richardson, that Nicholas Gardiner and others refuse to obey the order.
2 Affidavit of John Peacocke.
3 Affidavit of John Gaddes.
4 Affidavit of Henry Dandyson.
5 Affidavit of Philip Hix.
[January 1642] -- Draft resolutions touching certain propositions of the Scotch Commissioners.
[January 1642] -- Petition of Thomas Fletcher, merchant, committee of the body and estate of Ellyn Sperin, a lunatic, complaining that Meredith Madey has illegally obtained the custody and estate of the lunatic.
1 Copy of preceding.