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House of Commons Journal Volume 4: 10 March 1646

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Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 4, 1644-1646. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.

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Die Martis, 10 Martii, 1645.

Prayers.

REsolved, &c. That Sir John Boteler shall pay the last Five hundred Pounds, the Remainder of his Fine for his Delinquency, in Five Years, by One hundred Pounds by the Year.

According to former Order, the House took into Consideration the Propositions ordered to be now sent to the King; and not finished.

The Amendment, sent from the Lords, to the First Qualification of the Fifteenth Proposition, was read; and was, for omitting the Earl of Derby, John Lord Paulett, Sir John Byron, Sir John Strangewaies, and John Bodvill Esquire; and to be left to the general Exception.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth adhere to the First Qualification of the Fifteenth Proposition, as to the Names of the Earl of Derby, John Lord Paulett, Sir John Byron, Sir John Strangewaies, and John Bodevile Esquire, to stand in.

An Ordinance for giving Power to Colonel Rainesborowe to execute Martial Law was this Day read; and, upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be sent unto the Lords for their Concurrence.

Sir Robert Pye carried to the Lords, for their Concurrence, the Ordinance for Martial Law for Colonel Rainsborowe: He likewise carried to the Lords the Concurrence of this House to the Letter to the Emperor of Russia, with one small Amendment.

Mr. Recorder reported from the Committee of both Kingdoms, That another considerable Garison of the King's will be surrendered, if they may have the same Terms which the Garison of Ashby de la Zouch had. The House did nothing upon this Report.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth agree with the Lords, That George Carteret, now called Sir George Carterett, and Sir Charles Dallison Knight, shall be added to the First Qualification of the Fifteenth Proposition.

The Question being put, Whether Richard Lane Esquire, now Sir Richard Lane, shall be added to the First Qualification of the Fifteenth Proposition;

The House was divided.

The Yeas went forth.

Sir Henry Mildmay, Tellers for the Yea: 76.
Sir Arthur Hasilrig, With the Yea,
Lord Wenman, Tellers for the Noe: 98.
Sir John Evelyn, With the Noe,

So that the Question passed with the Negative.

Sir Edward Nicholas to be added to the First Qualification of the Fifteenth Proposition.

John Asburnham Esquire to be added to the First Qualification of the Fifteenth Proposition.-

Sir Robert Pye brings Answer, That, as to the Ordinance for Martial Law to Colonel Rainsborough, they will send Answer by Messengers of their own: As to the Amendment in the Letter to the Emperor of Russia, they do agree unto it.-

The Question being put, Whether Sir Edward Herbert, his Majesty's Attorney, shall be added to the First Qualification of the Fifteenth Proposition.

The House was divided.

The Yeas went forth.

Mr. Holles, Tellers for the Yea: 70.
Sir Arthur Hasilrig, With the Yea,
Mr. Fienis, Tellers for the Noe: 66.
Sir Phil. Stapilton, With the Noe,

So that the Question passed with the Affirmative.

Resolved, &c. That Sir Edward Herbert, his Majesty's Attorney-General, be added to the First Qualification of the Fifteenth Proposition.

Resolved, &c. To adhere, as to the Lord Brudenell.

Resolved, &c. To adhere, as to Sir Francis Howard.

Resolved, &c. To adhere, as to Wm. Sheldon, of Beely, Esquire.

Resolved, &c. That the Earl of Worcester be added to the Second Qualification of the Fifteenth Proposition.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth agree to the Fifth Qualification, concerning Judges, as it came from the Lords.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth agree, That "the Twenty-fifth of March" be made "the First of Maynext."

Whereas Colonel Rainsborowe, in the Absence of Sir Thomas Fairefax, is, for some special Service, appointed by the Committee of the Two Kingdoms to take the Charge and Command of his own Regiment, and of certain Companies of Foot lately recruited: Be it Ordained, by the Lords and Commons, That, for the good Government of the said Forces, the said Colonel Rainsborow, during the Continuance of the said Command, shall have Power and Authority, according to the Custom of War, to execute Martial Law; and to punish, by Death or otherwise, all such of the said Forces as shall offend, contrary to the Laws and Ordinances of War heretofore published by the Earl of Essex, and now in Force in the Army under the said Sir Thomas Fairefax.