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 Sabbati, 14 Martii, 1645.
Sir Philip Stapleton reports the Amendments to the Ordinance concerning Heraldry: 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.
Resolved, &c. That the Places of Prothonotary, and Clerk of the Crown of the Counties of Denbigh, Flint, and Mountgomery, forfeited and become void by the Delinquency of Kenrick Eaton, be conferred and bestowed upon John Glyn Esquire, Recorder of the City of London; to have and to hold for his Life; and to receive the Profits and Advantages thereof, in as full and ample Manner, as the said Kenrick Eaton, or any other, heretofore did, or might or ought to have done or receive the same: And that Oliver St. John Esquire, his Majesty's Sollicitor-General, do prepare a Bill to pass the Great Seal, containing a Grant unto the said John Glynn, for his Life, of the said Offices or Places, with all Fees, Profits, and Emoluments, thereunto belonging: Which Grant, so prepared, the Commissioners for the Great Seal of England, for the Time being, are to pass in usual Form, under the said Great Seal, accordingly.
Ordered, That the humble Certificate of the Committee of Accompts, concerning the Accompt of James East, who was appointed, by an Order of this House, to take the Charge of the Farthing-Office, be referred to the Consideration of the Committee of this House for Accompts, where Mr. Samuel Browne hath the Chair.
Ordered, That Sir John Corbett, for Reparation of his Losses and Damages, sustained by the King's Forces, shall have the Benefit of the Manor of Milton in the County of Bucks, being the Estate of William Stafford Esquire, and now in Mortgage to Sir Lewis Watson, a Delinquent, and discovered by the said Sir John Corbett, until the said Mortgage-Money shall be satisfied to the said Sir John Corbett, or his Assigns: And that it be referred to the Committee of Lords and Commons for Sequestrations, to order the Advantage of the same Estate unto him accordingly.
It is Ordered, That the Committee of both Kingdoms shall have Power to grant a Pass unto the Earl of Northampton, and unto Twenty Gentlemen and Officers (a List of whose Names shall be given in to, and approved of by, the said Committee), to go beyond the Seas; he and they giving such Security as the Committee of both Kingdoms shall think fit; and taking the Negative Oath, never to bear Arms, or to act any thing to the Prejudice of the Parliament.
The Lords have commanded us to bring you this Letter from the Earl of Rutland: Mr. Searle's Petition; with a special Recommendation: Mr. Robert Clerke's Petition from the Committee of Sequestations; with the Lords Sense upon it; wherein they desire the Concurrence of this House: A Report from the Committee of the Navy for Joyce Long: The Lords do approve it; and desire your Concurrence therein:- The Petition of Mr. Francis Courtney, and of the Gentlemen of Devon: A Report from the Committee of both Kingdoms, concerning Surrendering of a Garison. They desire to put you in mind of Colonel Welden and Colonel Ogle's Petitions.
Ordered, That the Members of this House, that serve for the several Counties, be injoined to sign the Letters already signed by the Speakers of both Houses, to be sent to their respective Counties, for the forwarding the Raising of such Monies as are to be raised and collected for Relief of Ireland.-
The Lords have commanded us to bring you this Report from the Committee for Foreign Plantations; and, in it, their Sense concerning the same; to which they desire your Concurrence: A Report from the Committee of the Admiralty and Cinque-Ports; also a Report from the Committee of the Admiralty: Which they refer to your Consideration:-An Order for Mr. Ram to have Doctor Hurst's Benefice; to which they desire your Concurrence: A Petition of Peregrine Banestrie; which is recommended to you: And an Order for Colonel Disney to command Colonel Browne's Regiment.
Resolved, &c. That the House do sit on Thursday in the Afternoon, to take into Consideration the several Messages that have been sent from the Lords to this House: And that no other Business be then taken into Consideration.
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