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, 29 Februarii, 1647.
Payment to Hamond.
ORDERED, That the Monies raised by the Fines set upon the Persons which made the Mutiny in the Isle of Wight, for which Bonds were given, and the Money is since paid, or to be paid, to the Sheriff of the County of Southampton, be forthwith paid, by the said Sheriff, unto Colonel Hamond, the Governor of the said Isle: And, upon the said Colonel Hamond's Acquittance, testifying the Receipt thereof, the Committee of the Revenue are to take notice of the Payment thereof; and to give Discharge to the Sheriff for the same, accordingly.
Resolved, &c. That no Person or Persons whatsoever presume to raise, list, muster, or gather together any Soldiers or Forces, upon Pretence of transporting them for the Service of any Foreign Prince or State, within the City of London, or within Ten Miles of the said City.
The Lords Concurrence to be desired herein.
Resolved, &c. That no Person or Persons whatsoever presume to raise, list, muster, or gather together, any Soldiers or Forces, in any Place of this Kingdom, for the Service of any Foreign Prince or State, or to transport any Soldiers or Forces out of this Kingdom, without the especial Licence of the Committee of Derby House.
The Lords Concurrence to be desired herein.
Message to Lords.
Mr. Swynfen carried to the Lords, for their Concurrence, Order for Five hundred Pounds to Major Harley: Order for the Office of Clerk of the Crown for the County of Lancaster to be conferred upon Mr. Ashhurst: Commissioners to be added to the Commissioners in the County of Devon, for raising the Assessments of Sixty thousand Pounds per mensem: Order for One thousand Pounds for Colonel Wm Sydenham: Order for One thousand Pounds for Colonel John Bingham: Order for Five hundred Pounds to Colonel John Fenwick, Order for One thousand Pounds for Colonel John Moore: Order for Mr. Fenwick to be Register of the Ecclesiastick Courts in York and Duresme: The Votes not to raise or list Soldiers, or to transport Forces, for the Service of any Foreign Prince or State.
Mr. Swynfen brings Answer from the Lords, That the Lords do agree to the Votes not to raise or list Soldiers for Service of Foreign Princes or States; to the Order for Mr. Ashhurst to be Clerk of the Crown in the County of Lancaster; and to the Order for Five hundred Pounds to Colonel John Fenwick: And, for the rest, they will send Answer by Messengers of their own.
Ordered, That the Report touching the Draining of the Fens of the great Level be proceeded in on Friday next, in the Afternoon.
Answer to Scotts.
According to former Order, the House proceeded in the Reading and Consideration of the Declaration, concerning the Scotts Commissioners last Papers, touching the Bills and Propositions presented to the King at the Isle of Wight.
The Question being put, Whether this Declaration, so amended, shall now pass;
The House was divided.
The Yeas went forth.
|Mr. Gurdon,||Tellers for the Noe:||40.|
|Mr. Knightley,||With the Noe,|
|Lord Grey,||Tellers for the Yea;||69.|
|Sir Peter Wentworth,||With the Yea,|
So that the Declaration passed, upon the Question.
Resolved, &c. That the Lords Concurrence be desired in this Declaration.
Mr. Swynfen also carried to the Lords, for their Concurrence, several Ordinances for taking off the Sequestrations and Delinquencies of Delinquents; viz. Of George Kingsley, Henry Appleton, Sir Richard and John Norton, Robert Walker, Edward Berkley, John Martin, Gyles Penny, Sir Rowland Berkley, John Colleton, James Barker, Richard Steward, Hugh Croker, Sir Wm. Button, Mary Countess Dowager of Northampton, Edmond Poole, Michaell Warton, Howard Bickerstaff, Ferdinando Stanley, Wm. Walker, Samuell Davison, Thomas Waller, Wm. Lockton, George Chamberlaine, John Fletcher, and Richard his Son, Gawen Braithwaite, Henry Gilbert, George Rives, Lyon Bamford, Christofer Dudley, Sir Francis Monckton, and Philip his Son, John Cooke junior, Richard Taylor, John Merrifield Sir Gervase Clifton, George Thorold, Richard Bassett, Walter Noell, Sir Henry Frederick Thynne, Robert Hildiard, Wm. Blythman, Sir Roger Palmer, George Snell, Wm. Garway, Henry Boothby, Richard Bishop, Humfrey Hyde, Thomas Kempe, John Style, Sir Michaell Wharton, and Tobias Jenkins.
Mr. Swynfen brings Answer, That the Lords will send Answer by Messengers of their own.
Leave of Absence.
Ordered, That Colonel White, a Member of this House, shall have Leave to go into the Country.