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 Veneris, 28 Julii, 1648.
A Person sent for.
Ordered, That Mr. * Freeman, a Gentleman of the Temple, be sent for by the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, as a Delinquent: And it is referred to the Committee for Insurrections, to examine this Business touching Mr. Serjeant Wilde: And the said Committee have Power to send for Parties, Witnesses, Papers.
Message to Lords.
Affairs in Sussex.
Ordered, That the Committee of the County of Sussex be desired and enjoined to take care, How the said County, and the Parliament's Interest therein, may be preserved by Raising of Horse and Foot, and Levying of Money for Paying of them: And the said Committee are hereby required to act accordingly.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee of the County of Sussex, out of the Compositions, Fines, and Sequestrations, of the Estates of such Delinquents, as were engaged in the late Tumult at Horsham, not being formerly sequestered, to give such reasonable Satisfaction to such of the Parliament's Friends as have been plundered and damaged by the Enemy, or others in the said late Tumult, as the said Committee shall think sit: And that the said Committee have Power to compound with the said Delinquents to that Purpose.
Defence of Southampton.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee of Derby House, to grant Commission to the Mayor of Southampton, for listing and raising such Forces, under the Governor of Southampton, of the Well-affected in the said Town, as he shall think sit, for the Defence and Safety of the said Town.
Shoes, &c. for Army.
Treaty with the King.
|Sir John Evelyn,||Tellers for the Noe:||71.|
|Sir Thomas Dacres,||With the Noe,|
|Mr. Swynfen,||Tellers for the Yeas:||64.|
|Colonel Morley,||With the Yeas,|
The Question being propounded, That a Treaty be had, in the Isle of Wight, with the King in Person, by a Committee appointed by both Houses, upon all the Propositions presented to him at Hampton Court, and for the Taking away of Wards and Liveries, for Settling of a safe and well-grounded Peace;
|Sir Peter Wentworth,||Tellers for the Yeas:||57.|
|Mr. Heveningham,||With the Yeas,|
|Sir Walter Erle,||Tellers for the Noes:||56.|
|Mr. Drake,||With the Noes,|
The House being informed, that Mr. Askew, a Member of this House, being in the Gallery, at the Putting of the Question, did after withdraw into the Committee Chamber; and had not declared, For which Side he had given his Vote;
Resolved, &c. That a Treaty be had, in the Isle of Wight, with the King in Person, by a Committee appointed, by both Houses, upon the Propositions presented to him at Hampton Court, and for the Taking away of Wards and Liveries, for Settling of a safe and wellgrounded Peace.