Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 6, 1648-1651. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Wednesday, 23d April, 1651.
Solicitor General, &c.
ORDERED, by the Parliament, That the Matters in Difference between Mr. Reynolds, Solicitor General of the Commonwealth, and Mr. Henry Darley, and Mr. Richard Darley, all Members of Parliament, be, and hereby is, by Consent of all the said Parties, referred to the Master of the Rolls; to hear and determine the same: And the Master of the Rolls is hereby impowered to call the Parties before him, and to hear and determine the said Differences accordingly.
THAT, about Six Years since, the Earl of Newcastle's Forces made the House of Gilbert Millington Esquire, a Member of the honourable House of Commons, at Pelley, in the County of Nottingham, a Garison; and plundered his Goods: The Committee of Nottingham, by their Certificate of the Nineteenth of March 1645, certify the Value of his Losses, proved before them upon Oath, to amount to One thousand Seven hundred and Thirteen Pounds.
By Order of the honourable House of Commons, of the Tenth of February 1647, the Petition of Gilbert Millington was referred to the Consideration of the Committee where Mr. Dodderidge had the Chair; to consider of and examine his Losses; and to report their Opinions, for some Way for his Relief and Satisfaction.
1. That the Sequestration of Ansley Woodhowse, and Kirby Woodhowse, belonging to the Earl of Newcastle, being and consisting of One hundred and Forty Pounds, be assigned to Mr. Millington, for the present, till the House do further order it; in Part of Satisfaction of his Losses, upon Account, and for his present Subsistence.
The Two-and-Twentieth of April 1648, Mr. Dodderidge, the Chairman of that Committee, sent those Votes to the Committee of Nottingham, requiring their Certificate of the annual Value upon the Rack of the Farm of Ansley Woodhowse.
Ordered, That it be referred to a Committee, to consider what Interest the Petitioner hath in any of the Lands late the Earl of Worcester's, settled by Act of Parliament on the Lord General, and the Value thereof and to report the whole State of the Business to the Parliament: And, in case they find the Petitioner hath good Title to any of the said Lands, That then they bring in a Proviso, for excepting out of Sale, by this Act, so much of the Lands of the said Earl, now in the Power of the Parliament to dispose of, as may be of like Value; to be disposed of as the Parliament shall see cause: Viz. unto Sir Henry Vane, Lord Commissioner Lisle, Sir Arthur Hesilrig, Major General Skippon, Mr. Smyth, Mr. Long, Sir Wm. Allenson, Sir Henry Mildmay, Mr. Herbert, Sir Tho. Jervoice, Lord Commissioner Whitelock, Mr. Garland, Mr. Nevill, Colonel Marten, Sir Gilbert Pickering, Mr. Challoner, Mr. Moyle, Colonel Lister, Mr. Corbett, Colonel Stapley, Alderman Allen, Mr. Stephens, Major Salwey, Mr. Dove, Mr. Holland, Mr. Carew; all the Lawyers of the House; or any Five of them: And this Com mittee are to meet this Afternoon at Two of the Clock, in the Queen's Court: And the Lord Commissioner Lisle is to take care of it.
Ordered, That the Business of the Delinquency of the Lord Herbert of Ragland, as to the Matter of Fact, be referred to this Committee; to send to the Commissioners at Goldsmiths Hall, for what Evidence they have against him; and to report the State of the Business touching the Delinquency charged on the said Lord Herbert, to the Parliament.
|Sir Wm. Brereton,||Tellers for the Yeas:||18.|
|Mr. Bond,||With the Yeas,|
|Sir Henry Mildmay,||Tellers for the Noes:||27.|
|Sir Arthur Hesilrig,||With the Noes,|