Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 6, 1648-1651. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Die Veneris, 6 Decembris, 1650.
Army Pay, &c.
Resolved, That the Billet Money, and additional Pay for the Army, and the Allowance of Led Horses for the Officers of the Horse, be continued from the Fourth of November last past, for Three Months: And that the like Allowance be given to the Dragoons for the same time; and the Arrears thereof for Six Months past be allowed: And the Committee of the Army be authorized to give the said Allowance accordingly.
Resolved, That no Captain shall absent himself from his Charge, without Leave from his Field Officer; and, in such his Absence, leaving his Lieutenant with his Charge; for whom he will be answerable, touching such Injuries and Damage as shall be done to, or sustained by, any of the People, by the Soldiers under the Command of such Captain: And that it be referred to the Council of State, to take especial Care, that the Act for preventing of Free Quarter, and likewise this Vote, be effectually put in Execution.
Ordered, That it be likewise referred to the Council of State, to consider of, and take effectual Care for, Redress of the Mischiefs and Inconveniences coming upon the Country, by Soldiers marching towards Ireland, without Officers with them; and likewise to prevent the Abuse of short Marches, and other Abuses by the Soldiery in their Marches.
French Wines wrecked.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee of the Navy, to give such Order touching the Parcel of French Wines in a Ship cast away upon the Rocks near Bigberry Bay by Dartmouth, where they were shipwrecked, as may be most for the Advantage of the Commonwealth, as they shall think sit.
Trial of Persons in Norfolk.
Resolved, That Leave be given to debate the Business touching the Manner of Tryal of the Persons in the late Insurrection in Norfolk, notwithstanding the Vote formerly passed touching the Tryal of them by a Commission of Oyer and Terminer.
Resolved, That the Persons that have been Offenders in the late Insurrection in the County of Norfolk, be tried by the High Court of Justice, notwithstanding the former Vote for trying of them by a Commission of Oyer and Terminer.
High Court of Justice.
Resolved, That it be referred to the Council of State, to give Direction for the effectual putting in Execution this Act; and preparing Monies, and other Necessaries, for the Carrying on of this Service; and to give Order for Payment thereof, accordingly; and likewise to give Order, that some Persons of the Commissioners named in the first Act, do go into the Country for this Service, as they shall think best for the present Occasion.
Grant to Capt. French.
|Colonel Fielder,||Tellers for the Noes:||15.|
|Mr. Robinson,||With the Noes,|
|Colonel Purefoy,||Tellers for the Yeas:||25.|
|Colonel Hutchinson,||With the Yeas,|