Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 10, 1648-1649. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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Die Veneris, 28 die Julii.
Sir R. Sydenham, a Pass.
Ordinance for the York Forces to be paid out of the Revenue there.
The Lord Hunsdon reported from the Committee, the Ordinance for the King and Queen's Revenue in Yorkeshire to be employed for Maintenance of the Forces there, as fit to pass, with a small Addition; which was read, and Agreed to, with the said Addition.
Rowland and Perchard.
Ordinance to unite the Militia of Westm. London, &c.
And because it was alledged, "That divers Persons were not put into this Ordinance which were in the former, and have done very good Service to the State, as George Manley Esquire, Colonel Taylor, Colonel Prince, and Major Crompton:" It is Ordered, To be referred to the said Committee, to speak with them, and know whether the leaving out their Names is not with their Consent.
L. Petre not to be assessed for Horses in Essex.
Upon reading the Petition of Wm. Lord Petre; shewing, "That there (fn. 1) is a Charge of Three Horses compleatly armed endeavoured to be put upon him Personally in Essex; which he conceives is contrary to his Privilege of a Peer:"
It is Ordered, That his Lordship shall have no Charge of Horse or Arms imposed upon him, but (fn. 2) by the special Order and Direction of this House: And all Committees and other Persons whom it concerns are to take Notice hereof, and yield Obedience hereunto.
Message from the H. C. with an Ordinance; and to remind the Lords of the one for Sussex.
Keepership of Hyde Park.
Message to the H. C. with the Ordinance for the York Forces to have the King's Revenue there;-about Osborn's Leave:-and Roberts and Smith's Business.
1. To deliver to them the Ordinance concerning the King and Queen's Revenue in Yorkeshire to be employed for maintaining the Forces in the North, with the Addition; and desire their Concurrence to the said Addition.
Vote to authorize the L. Admiral to sight with the revolted Ships:
Protest against it.
Memorandum, That, before the putting of the abovesaid Question, these Lords following desired Leave to enter their Protestation, if the said Vote were carried in the Affirmative: Which the House granted, and accordingly they do enter their Protestations, by subscribing their Names:
L. Bruce versus Butt & al. for a Riot in Gillingham Forest.
Upon hearing Counsel of the Lord Bruce, and Witnesses, to prove the Contempt of an Order of this House, for quieting the Possession of the Lord Bruce, in his Inclosed Grounds, in Gillingham Forrest, in the County of Dorsett, and the violent breaking down of the Fences, contrary to the Privilege of Parliament, by John Phillips, John Reade, Thomas Greene Senior and Thomas Greene Junior, and Thomas Butt:
Ordinance for a Discharge for the Treasurers of Lincolnshire, 1100 l. taken by Force out of the Treasury.
"Whereas it was informed, That the Treasury at Lincolne was broken open, by the Party that came from Pontefract, and seized upon, and took away Eleven Hundred Pounds out of the said Treasury, of the Public Monies: Be it Ordered and Ordained, by the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, That it be referred to the Committee at Lincolne, to examine the Truth thereof; and what the said Committee, or any Seven of them, shall certify to be taken away out of the said Treasury by the said Party shall be allowed unto the said Treasurer, upon his Accompt, and he discharged thereof; and that the Committee of Accompts, and all others whom it may concern, shall allow thereof."
L. Admiral to sight with the revolted Ships.
"Ordered, by the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, That the Earl of Warwicke, Lord High Admiral of England, be authorized and required to fight with the revolted Ships, or any Person or Persons, of any Condition or Quality soever, that shall be upon the said Ships, or join with them, or that shall any Way oppose the Power and Authority of Parliament; and that it be referred to the Committee at Derby House, to give him Directions accordingly."
Pugh to be instituted to Shrenham.
Ordered, That Doctor Bennett give Institution and Induction to Hugh Pughe Clerk, Master of Arts, to the Vicarage of Shrenham, alias Shrevenham, with the Chapel of Lancott Watchefeild thereunto annexed, in the County of Berks, void by the Death of the last Incumbent; salvo Jure cujuscunque: Granted by the Great Seal.