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, 23 Junii, 1646.
MR. Whitelocke reports the Amendments to the Ordinance for Settling of divers Lands of the Earl of Worcester's, Parcel of the Manor of Acton, upon Mr. Hugh Peters, Minister: The which were twice read; and, upon the Question, assented unto: And then the Ordinance, upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be sent unto the Lords for their Concurrence.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee for Irish Affairs, to contract with Mr. Hill and Mr. Pennoyer for any Lands or Estate of the Earl of Worcester's, or of Edward Lord Herbert, and Sir John Somerset, his Sons, mentioned in an Ordinance, formerly passed this House, on the Behalf of the said Mr. Hill and Mr. Pennoyer, and not granted to Mr. Hugh Peters, Minister; or for any other Lands belonging unto any other Delinquents; upon such Security as the House of Commons shall give them, for and in Satisfaction of the Debt due to them from the State.
The Question being propounded, Whether this House doth approve of the Proceedings of the General in the Making of these Articles for and concerning the Rendering of the Garisons of Oxford and Faringdon, and in the Performing of them;
It is Resolved, &c. That this House doth approve of the Proceedings of the General in the Making of these Articles for and concerning the Rendering of the Garisons of Oxford and Faringdon, and in the Performing of them.
Ordered, That a Letter of Thanks be prepared, and signed by Mr. Speaker, and sent to the General, to take notice of his many good and faithful Services, and particularly for This of the Reducing of the Garisons of Oxford and Farringdon.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee of Examinations, to consider of the Articles for Surrender of Barnstable; and to state the whole Matter of Fact upon the said Articles, concerning any Suit or Action brought against the late Governor of Barnstable, for any thing done by him in relation to the War.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee for the King's Children, to consider of the Receiving and Providing for of the Person of the Duke of Yorke; and to take care for his Reception and Providing for accordingly.
Ordered, That the Letters and Papers from the North, and the Business appointed for this Day, and not proceeded in, be taken into Consideration on Thursday Morning next, according to the former Order.