Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 5, 1646-1648. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
This free content was digitised by double rekeying. All rights reserved.
Die Veneris, 26 Maii, 1648.
Answer from Lords.
Mr. Thorpe brings Answer from the Lords, That they do agree to the Ordinance for settling the Militia in the Northern Association; to the Ordinance for putting Papists and Malignants out of the Lines of Communication, and Twenty Miles Distance; to the Ordinance for authorizing Colonel White to pay Five thousand Pounds, formerly assigned upon the Excise, for Major General Pointes his Soldiers.
Affairs in Surrey.
Resolved, &c. That it be referred to the Committee at Derby House, immediately to dispose of, and employ the Forces at . . . Mewes, Whitehall, and the Tower, in such manner as they shall think fit, for suppressing all Insurrections, Tumults, and Risings, in Kent, and in the Parts near and adjacent about the City.
Resolved, &c. That it be referred to the Committee at Derby House, to send to the Lord General, to send up such Forces as shall be thought fitting, for reinforcing and assisting these Forces, as Occasion shall require; and, if need be, to desire the General to come in Person upon this Service.
Safety of Parliament, &c.
Colonel Harvey, Mr. Scott, Sir Thomas Walsingham, Sir Michaell Livesay, Sir James Harrington, Colonel Roster, Mr. Gewen, Mr. Weaver, Sir John Potts, Mr. Hungerford, Mr. Nath. Stephens, Mr. Gurdon, Sir Richard Houghton, Colonel Purefoy, Sir Sam. Luke, Sir John Pargrave, Sir Rich. Onsloe, Mr. Nelthorpe, Colonel Sedney, Mr. Skinner, Colonel Moore, Mr. Crew, Mr. Annesley, Mr. Erle, Mr. Bulkley, Mr. Tate, Major General Browne, Sir Robert Harley, Sir Wm. Brereton, Mr. Lemman, Mr. Dodderich, Mr. Grove, Mr. Waller, Sir John Bampfield, Mr. Crompton, Mr. Allen, Mr. Knightley, Mr. Swynfen, Sir John Northcott; the Citizens and Burgesses that serve for the City; the Knights and Burgesses of Kent;
This Committee is appointed to go to meet and advise with the Common Council, and with the Committee of the Militia of London, upon all Ways and Means for the safe Sitting of the Parliament, and for the Preservation and Defence of the City, and Preventing and Suppressing of all Tumults and Risings in or about the City: And they are presently to go upon this Service: And that they continue upon this Service till further Order.
|Sir Walter Erle,||Tellers for the Noe:||67.|
|Sir Henry Vane junior,||With the Noe,|
|Sir Anthony Irby,||Tellers for the Yea:||48.|
|Colonel Sidney,||With the Yea,|
Recalling Declarations, &c.
Resolved, &c. That the King be desired, That all Declarations, Proclamations, Judgements, Indictments, and Outlawries, according to the Proposition formerly presented to that Purpose, be forthwith recalled.
Loan from the City.
Resolved, &c. That Power be given to the Committee appointed to go to the City, to press them to advance ready Monies for the present Marching of the Forces now appointed to be employed for the suppressing the Tumults and Risings in Kent, and Places near and adjacent to the City of London.
Affairs in Surrey.
Ordinance from Woolwich.
Transactions with Scotland.
A Letter from the Commissioners of both Houses, residing in Scotland, of 19 Maii 1648, with Two Papers inclosed: the one delivered in with the Votes of both Houses 6 Maii 1648; the other, the Answer of the Commissioners unto the several Papers of the Second and Tenth of May instant, sent to them from the Parliament of Scotland; were read.
Resolved, &c. That this House doth approve of what the Commissioners have delivered in these Papers to the Committee of Estates of Scotland; and do refer it to the Committee at Derby House, to prepare a Letter, to be signed by Mr. Speaker, and sent to the Commissioners to communicate unto them this Approbation.