Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 7, 1651-1660. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Wednesday, the 17th of March, 1651.
COLONEL Downes reports from the Committee of the Army, a Certificate from the Commissioners for Compounding; and a Catalogue of the Names of such Delinquents only, as are certified, from the several Counties therein mentioned, to be under Sequestration; and have either not compounded, or not paid in, any Part of their Fines: Which were now read.
Resolved, by the Parliament, That such Delinquents as have been admitted to Composition, and have paid Part of their Fines, and elapsed their Times for Payment in of the Residue, be admitted to pay in the Residue of their said Fines, with Interest; so as they whose Habitations are within Fourscore Miles of London, do pay the said Sums, with Interest, after the Rate of Eight Pounds per Cent. at, or before, the Twentieth Day of April next; and such who are at a further Distance, at, or before the Twentieth Day of May next.
Resolved, That this Vote be forthwith printed and published.
The Question being propounded, That the Lord Lovelace be declared to be comprehended within the last Vote for the Payment in of the Remainder of his Fines, with Interest;
And the Question being put, That these Words, "And that the Mulct imposed on him for Non-payment in of the Residue of his Fine by the Time limited, be discharged," be added to the Question;
The House was divided.
The Yeas went forth.
|Lieut. Gen. Fleetwood,||Tellers for the Yeas:||22.|
|Sir Henry Mildmay,||With the Yeas,|
|Sir Arthure Hesilrige,||Tellers for the Noes:||31.|
|Colonel Fielder,||With the Noes,|
So it passed with the Negative.
Resolved, by the Parliament, That the Lord Lovelace be declared to be comprehended within the last Vote for the Payment of the Remainder of his Fines, with Interest, according to the Rules.
Resolved, That it be referred to the Commissioners of Goldsmiths-Hall, that they do take care this Vote touching Compositions, be sent to all their Sub-Commissioners in the several Counties of England and Wales, that the same may be published, that none may plead Ignorance.
Resolved, That Colonel Downes do proceed in his Report on this Day Sevennight, the first Business.