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House of Commons Journal Volume 5: 13 July 1647

Pages 241-243

Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 5, 1646-1648. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.

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Die Martis, 13 Julii, 1647.

Prayers.

Delinquents.

MR. John Ashe reports from the Committee at Goldsmiths Hall, the State of the Delinquencies and Compositions of several Delinquents who have compounded with the said Committee: with the Values of their Estates, according to their several Particulars thereof, whereupon they did compound: And

It is thereupon Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of Twelve hundred Pounds of Francis Anderson, of Newcastle upon Tyne, Esquire, for a Fine for his Delinquency: His Offence is, That he was in Arms against the Parliament: He rendered in November One thousand Six hundred Forty-five: His Estate in Fee, per Annum, is Four hundred and Eighty Pounds; Forty-six Pounds per Annum, for Fourteen Years; Sixty Pounds per Annum, for Three Lives; Four hundred Pounds per Annum, for Eight Years; One hundred and Seventy Pounds per Annum, in Reversion; a Personal Estate, to the Value of One hundred and Thirty Pounds; out of which, Allowance is to be made for Sixty Pounds per Annum, issuing for One Life; Sixty-five Pounds per Annum, for ever; for Four hundred Pounds charged on the Lands in Fee; and Three thousand Six hundred Pounds Debt, which is charged upon the Collieries.

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto Francis Anderson, of Newcastle upon Tyne, Esquire, for his Delinquency, and for Discharge of the Sequestration of his Estate, was this Day read; and, upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be sent unto the Lords for their Concurrence.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of One hundred Eighty-six Pounds of Thomas Strickland, of Killwicke in the County of Yorke, Esquire, for a Fine for his Delinquency: His Offence is, That he was in Arms against the Parliament: Rendered before December 1645: His Estate, in Fee, is Sixty-eight Pounds per Annum; and for One Life, Fifty Pounds per Annum.

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto Thomas Strickland, of Killwick, in the County of Yorke, Esquire, for his Delinquency, and for discharge of the Sequestration of his Estate, was this Day read; and, upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be sent unto the Lords for their Concurrence.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of Two hundred and Seven Pounds of William Hopkins, of Wednesbury in the County of Stafford, Gentleman, for a Fine for his Delinquency: His Offence is, assisting the Forces raised against the Parliament: He rendered the Sixth of March 1646: His Estate, in Fee, per Annum, is Sixty-nine Pounds per Annum.

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto William Hopkins, of Wednesbury in the County of Stafford, Gentleman, for a Fine, for his Delinquency, and for Discharge of the Sequestration of his Estate, was this Day read; and upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be sent unto the Lords for their Concurrence.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of Eight hundred and Fifty Pounds of Arthur Warren, of Gray's Inn, Esquire, for a Fine for his Delinquency: His Offence is, Residing in the Enemy's Quarters: He rendered before December 1645: His Estate, for Ninetynine Years yet to come, is Two hundred Pounds per Annum; being a Security for Two thousand Five hundred Pounds; in Fee, One hundred Pounds per Annum; for One Life, Two hundred Pounds; Arrears of Rents, unseized and undiscovered by the Sequestrators, to the Sum of Fifteen hundred Pounds.

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto Arthur Warren, of Gray's Inn, Esquire, for his Delinquency, and for Discharge of the Sequestration of his Estate, was this Day read; and, upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be sent unto the Lords for their Concurrence.

Delinquents.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of One hundred and Twelve Pounds of John Jermy, of Warkeleigh in the County of Devon, Gentleman, for a Fine for his Delinquency: His Offence is, contributing to the Forces in Exeter against the Parliament: He rendered upon those Articles: His Estate, for Three Lives, is Forty-three Pounds Six Shillings Eight-pence, per Annum; and a Personal Estate of Three-hundred Ninety Pounds Eighteen Shillings and Eight-pence.

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto John Jermy; of Warkeleigh in the County of Devon, Gentleman, for his Delinquency, and for Discharge of the Sequestration of his Estate, was this Day read; and, upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be sent unto the Lords for their Concurrence.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of Six hundred Pounds of Alice Escott, of the Parish of St. Andrew Holbourne, London, Widow, for a Fine, for the Delinquency of her late Husband, deceased: The Estate compounded for, is Four thousand Ninety Pounds, in separate Debts; in desperate Debts, Two thousand Three hundred Thirty-two Pounds.

An Ordinance for granting and restoring unto Alice Hescott, of the Parish of St. Andrew Holbourne, London, Widow, the Personal and other Estate of her late Husband deceased, was this Day read; and upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be sent unto the Lords for their Concurrence.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of Nine hundred Pounds of Thomas Michell, of South Witham in the County of Lincolne, Gentleman, for a Fine, for his Delinquency: His Offence is, bearing Arms against the Parliament: He rendered upon the Articles of Newarke: His Estate, in Fee, is Three hundred and Seventeen Pounds per Annum; and, for Fifteen Years to come, Five Pounds per Annum: He is indebted Five hundred Pounds.

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto Thomas Michell, of South Witham in the County of Lincolne, Gentleman, for his Delinquency, and for Discharge of the Sequestration of his Estate, was this Day read; and, upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be sent unto the Lords for their Concurrence.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of Two hundred and Sixty Pounds of Edward Armestrong, of Corby in the County of Lincoln, Esquire, for a Fine, for his Delinquency: He rendered in December 1643: His Offence is, that he was in Arms against, the Parliament: He is seised of an Estate, in Fee, of the Value of Sixty Pounds per Annum; for One Life, per Annum, One hundred and Twenty Pounds; in Personal Estate, One hundred Eighty-eight Pounds Ten Shillings: For which his Fine is, at a Tenth, Two hundred Sixty Pounds.

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto Edward Armestronge, of Corby in the County of Lincoln Esquire, for his Delinquency, and for Discharge of the Sequestration of his Estate, was this Day read; and, upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be sent unto the Lords for their Concurrence.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of Nineteen hundred Pounds of Edward Aylmer, of Akenham in the County of Suffolk, Clerk, for a Fine, for his Delinquency: His Offence is, that he left his Habitation, and resided in the Enemy's Quarters: He rendered in April 1646: His Estate, in Fee, per Annum, Four hundred Forty-eight Pounds Six Shillings and Eight-pence: Out of which issues One hundred Pounds per Annum, for One Life: Which leaves the Fine, at a Third, as being a Minister, Nineteen hundred Pounds.

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto Edward Aylmer, of Akenham in the County of Suffolk, Clerk, for his Delinquency, and for Discharge of the Sequestration of his Estate, was this Day read; and, upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be sent unto the Lords for their Concurrence.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of Four hundred Pounds of Edward Earnley, of Ashlington in the County of Wiltes, Esquire, for a Fine for his Delinquency: His Offence is, that he was a Commissioner for Sequestrations for the King: Rendered before December 1645: His Estate, per Annum, Two hundred Pounds: For which his Fine, at a Tenth, is Four hundred Pounds.

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto Edward Earnley, of Ashington in the County of Wiltes Esquire, for his Delinquency, and for Discharge of the Sequestra . . . . of his Estate, was this Day read; and, upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be sent to the Lords for their Concurrence.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of One Thousand Nine hundred and Ten Pounds of Sir Henry Puckering alias Newton, of Charlton in the County of Kent, Baronet, for a Fine for his Delinquency: His Offence is, that he was in Arms against the Parliament: Rendered the 22th of March 1645. His Estate, in Fee, per Annum, Four hundred Sixty-and-one Pounds Fourteen Shillings and Eight-pence; after Sixteen Years, per Annum, Three hundred and Fifty Pounds: For which his Fine, at a Sixth, is One thousand Nine hundred and Ten Pounds.

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto Sir Henry Puckering, alias Newton, of Charlton in the County of Kent, Baronet, for his Delinquency, and for Discharge of the Sequestration of his Estate, was this Day read; and, upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be sent to the Lords for their Concurrence.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of Seven hundred Pounds of Sir James Phelippes, of the City of Winchester, Baronet, for a Fine, for his Delinquency: His Offence, that he was in Arms against the Parliament: Rendered to Sir Wm. Waller before the First of December 1645: His Estate, in Fee, in Possession, per Annum, Three hundred and Ten Pounds; in old Rents, per Annum, Fifteen Pounds Six Shillings and Ten-pence: For which his Fine, at a Tenth, is Seven hundred Pounds.

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto Sir James Phelips, of the City of Winchester, Baronet, for his Delinquency, and for the Discharge of the Sequestration of his Estate, was this Day read; and, upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be sent to the Lords for their Concurrence.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of Four hundred Fifty-six Pounds of Henry Appleton, of South Bemfteete in the County of Essex, Esquire, For a Fine, for his Delinquency: His Offence, That he was in Arms against the Parliament: Rendered in March 1645: His Estate, in Fee, in Reversion, Three hundred Sixty-two Pounds, Thirteen Shillings Four-pence: Out of which issues, for ever, per Annum, Sixty Pounds: Which, being allowed, leaves the Fine, at a Sixth, Four hundred Pounds.

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto Henry Appleton, of South Bemfleete, in the County of Essex, Esquire, for his Delinquency, and for Discharge of the Sequestration of his Estate, was this Day read; and, upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be sent to the Lords for their Concurrence.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of Two hundred and Fifty Pounds of Stephen Jackson, of Cowling in the County of York, Gentleman, for his Delinquency: His Offence is, That he was in Arms against the Parliament: His Estate, in Fee Tail, per Annum, One hundred and Forty Pounds; in Right of his Wife, per Annum, Fifty Pounds: Out of which issues One hundred Pounds per Annum: Which leaves the Fine, at a Tenth, Two hundred and Fifty Pounds.

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto Stephen Jackson, of Cowling in the County of York, Gentleman, for his Delinquency, and for the Discharge of the Sequestration of his Estate, was this Day read; and, upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be sent to the Lords for their Concurrence.

Writings of Brooke's Estate,

Ordered, That Mr.Wolderich, Counsellor at Law, do forthwith, without further Delay, deliver the Writings that he hath the Key of, or that are in his Power, that concern the Estate of Sir John Brooke, unto him: And that the Widow Lady Brook be required to deliver all the Writings she hath in her Power, or any by her Permission, that concern the said Estate, without Prejudice to her Jointure.

It is further Ordered, That Captain Lee be required to deliver the Note or Inventory he took, when he received the Writings: And that he do deliver all the Writings under his Power, that concern Sir John Brook's Estate.

Apprentices Petition.

A Petition, styled, The humble Petition of many Thousand young Men and Apprentices of the City of London, was this Day read: And

It is Ordered, That Sir John Danvers, Alderman Atkyn, and Colonel Venne, do acquaint the Petitioners, That the House is at this Time upon the Consideration of settling the Peace and great Affairs of the Kingdom; that they will consider of it in convenient time.

Hampson's Delinqueney.

Ordered, That the Report of Sir Thomas Hampson's Delinquency be made To-morrow Morning, the first Business: And that the Letters in Mr. Speaker's Hand, from Cheshire, be then read.

Army Arrears.

A Petition styled, The humble Petition of divers Offieers and Soldiers, who have not received any Part of their Arrears by the Benefit of the late Ordinances, was this Day read.

Listings.

Ordered, That the Business concerning Listings be recommitted: And the Committee is appointed to meet upon the thorough Examination of that Business: And that they do send for one Furrs, and one Nurse, and all such other Persons and Witnesses as they shall find Cause.

Tumultuous Meetings.

An Ordinance for preventing tumultuous Assemblies and Meetings was this Day read; and re-committed unto Mr. Miles Corbett, Colonel Thompson, Mr. Hill, Mr. Wheeler, and Sir William Massam: Who are presently to withdraw upon it.

Poor.

Ordered, That on Friday Morning next, after the Business of the Desires of the Committee of the Militia, the Ordinance for setting the Poor a-work be read.

Garisons.

Mr. Scawen reports the State of the Garisons to be continued and slighted, as it stands upon the Report of the Conference with the Lords.

And first, the House proceeded to the Consideration of the Garisons to be continued.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth concur with the Lords in not continuing Cockermouth Castle a Garison; and in referring it to the Earl of Northumberland.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth concur with the Lords, in not continuing the Town of Stafford to be kept a Garison.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth concur with the Lords, in not continuing Warwick Castle to be kept a Garison.

Letters to be read.

Ordered, That the Letters from the North, and the Letters from Ireland, be read To-morrow Morning.

Garisons.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth concur with the Lords, That all the Works about Wallingford Castle, made sithence these Troubles, shall be slighted.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth concur with the Lords, That the new Works raised about the Town and Castle of Cambridge, sithence the Beginning of these late Troubles, be slighted, and reduced to the same Condition they were in before the War.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth concur with the Lords, That all the Works made sithence the Beginning of these Troubles, about the Town of Namptwich, shall be slighted and dismantled; and the Town disgarisoned.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth concur with the Lords, That the Works, made about Lyme, sithence these Troubles, be dismantled; and the Town disgarisoned.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth concur with the Lords, That the Works about Stockton Castle, made sithence these Troubles, be slighted and disinantled; and the Castle disgarisoned.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth concur with the Lords, That all the new Works about Sheffield Castle be dismantled and slighted; and the Castle disgarisoned.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth adhere to the Vote for the slighting of the Garrisons of Midlam, Bolton, and Hemesley, in such manner as it went from this House.

Ordered, That this Report be resumed To-morrow Morning, peremptorily, the first Business.

Clifford's Tower.

Resolved, &c. That Thomas Dickenson Esquire, now Lord Mayor of the City of York, shall have the Care, Charge, and Custody of Clifford's Tower, in the City of Yorke.

The Lords Concurrence to be desired herein.

Sir Wm. Allenson is to carry it to the Lords.

Cholmeley's Petition, &c.

Ordered, That Mr. Thomas Cholmeley's Petition, and the Case of Sir Charles Egerton, be read and stated to the House To-morrow Morning.

Payments to Massie.

Sir Wm. Allenson is likewise to carry to the Lords, for their Concurrence, the Two Ordinances: One for a Thousand Pounds out of the Moiety of the Receipts at Goldsmiths Hall; the other for a Thousand Pounds out of Weavers Hall: to be paid, upon Account, to Lieutenant General Massie.

Payment to Ponson by.

Upon Mr. Salweye's Report from the Committee for the Affairs of Ireland;

Whereas Colonel Ponsonby was, by his Contract for the Transporting of a Regiment of Horse of Seven hundred into Ireland, to have one Month's Pay in Hand, and One other Month's Pay when they were on Shipboard: It is Ordered, for the greater Expedition, That he have all the Monies paid him, upon Security given, that he will transport the said Seven hundred Men and Horse, besides Officers, and muster them in Ireland; and, upon the Return of the Certificate of those Musters, to take out his Security.

The Lords Concurrence to be desired herein.