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 Martis, 21 die Novembris.
L. Viscount Say & Seale.
Kendall, Leave to send Goods to Corke, and bring some Home.
Upon reading the Petition of Wm. Kendall, Merchant; desiring "a Confirmation of a former Order of this House in May last, for Liberty to send a Ship with some Saltery Ware to Corke, in Ireland, and to lade the said Ship Homeward with the Goods which he hath there:"
Message from the H. C. for a Conference about the Delinquents expelled; with Votes about the Treaty; and with Orders.
E. of Ancram's Protection to be continued, and his Wants to be supplied.
Ordered, That the Protection granted formerly to the Earl of Ancram is hereby continued to him for Six Months longer, from the 2d of Decemb. next; and that it is recommended to the Committee of the Revenue to supply his Wants.
E. of Lincoln to be allowed his Impost-money.
Ordered, That the Earl of Salisbury be desired to recommend, from this House, to the Committee of the Revenue, that the Earl of Lyncolne may be allowed his Impost of Wine, and Creation-money; and that it may be assigned him out of the Customs of Boston.
L. Hunsdon to export Horses.
Chichester Minsters Ordinance.
E. of Stamford not to be prejudiced in his Allowance out of Sir C. Smith's Estate.
Upon Information to the House, by the Earl of Stamford, "That, when he was in the Service of the Parliament in the Kingdom of Scotland, an Ordinance did pass, which takes away the Benefit of Five Hundred Pounds per Annum out of Sir Charles Smythe's Estate, given to his Lordship by the Parliament formerly:"
E. of Midd. Leave to come up.
Message from the H. C. with a Vote to be presented to the King.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Reynolds, &c.; who brought up a Vote to be sent to the Commissioners in the Isle of Wight, to be presented to the King, as a Proposition for the Preservation of the good Correspondency of the Kingdom of England and Scotland.
L. Dunsmore to bring in L. Boteler's Writings.
It is Ordered, That he shall have further Time until this Day Fortnight positively, to bring those Writings in, which he was ordered to do according to the Order of the Sixteenth of this Instant November. (fn. 1)
Report of the Conference about the Delinquents to be exempted from Pardon.
The Speaker reported the Effect of the Conference; which was, "That they do adhere to the naming of the Earl of Newcastle to be One of the Seven excepted Persons, because he was a Person of that great Eminency that commanded all the North: As to the putting of Sir John Byron in the Place of Sir John Winter, they do agree with their Lordships therein. And they desire, if their Lordships do agree, that it may be sent speedily away to the Commissioners."
The House was again adjourned during Pleasure; and the Lords went to let the House of Commons know, that this House concurs for the Earl of Newcastle to be One of the Seven excepted Persons that shall be excepted from Pardon.
Letter from Col. Hammond.
Letter to the Commissioners.
Sent to the H. C.
Mrs. Horwood, a Pass.
Ordered, That Mrs. Horwood shall have a Pass, to go (fn. 2) to the Isle of Wight.
Swetnam versus L. Baltimore.
Oliver versus Whitford.
Sprag versus Glyde.
Parkinson to be instituted to Botesford.
Ordered, That Doctor Bennett give Institution and Induction unto Wm. Parkinson Clerk, Master of Arts, to the Vicarage of Botesford, alias Botulphesford, in Com. Lincolne, void by Death; Salvo Jure, &c.: Great Seal.
King's Answer about the E. of Ormond not satisfactory.
Order for Payment of 20001. to Col. Rossiter, and 1001. to Capt. Norwood, formerly ordered them.
"Whereas, 8 Julii, 1648, it was ordered, That the Sum of Two Thousand Pounds be forthwith paid and advanced unto Colonel Edward Roffeter, upon Accompt; and that the Sum of One Hundred Pounds be bestowed upon Captain Charles Norwood, and forthwith paid unto him, upon such Sequestrations as were not then engaged: It is now Ordered, by the Lords and Commons, That the said several Sums of Two Thousand Pounds and One Hundred Pounds be forthwith paid unto the said Colonel Edward Roffeter and Charles Norwood, or their Assigns respectively, out of the Sequestrations in the County of Lincolne; and that the Committee for Sequestrations of the said County, and the Treasurer for Sequestrations there, and the Sequestrators of the said County, and all other Persons whom it may concern, are hereby required and enjoined to make Payment of the said several Sums of Two Thousand Pounds and One Hundred Pounds respectively, unto the said Colonel Edward Roffeter and Captain Charles Norwood, or their Assigns respectively; and the respective Acquittance or Acquittances of the said Colonel Edward Roffeter and Captain Charles Norwood, or their Assigns, testifying the Receipt thereof, shall be a sufficient Warrant and Discharge unto the said Committee for Sequestrations and their Treasurer, and unto the Sequestrators, and unto all and every such other Person or Persons as shall pay the same."
Order for 2001. to Cornet Lewis's Executors.
"Ordered, by the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, That it be referred to the Committee at Habberdashers Hall, forthwith to pay unto the Executors or Administrators of Cornet Lewis, deceased, the Sum of Two Hundred Pounds, upon producing his Debenture before the said Committee, if it shall thereby appear so much is due and owing unto him, in full Discharge of all his Arrears, and Monies lent by him; and the Acquittance or Acquittances of the Executors or Administrators of the said Cornet Lewis, testifying the Receipt thereof, shall be a sufficient Warrant and Discharge to the said Committee and their Treasurer, for Payment thereof accordingly."
Supernumerary Horse in Lincolnsheir to be disbanded.
"That all the supernumerary Horse lately raised in Lincolnesheir be disbanded, except only the Troop under the Command of Colonel Roffeter; and that it be referred to the Committee of the County of Lincolne to take Care for the disbanding of them accordingly."
Letter from Col. Hammond, that the King has agreed to His Parole; and desiring Supplies.
"The last Night, about Twelve of the Clock, I received a Letter of the 16th Instant, and in it a Vote of both Houses concerning the King's Parole; and, according to the Commands in the said Letter, I have this Morning proposed and communicated the said Vote unto Him; whereunto His Majesty hath fully declared His Agreement (in the Hearing of many Gentlemen then present), as is expressed in the said Vote, and further demanded a Copy of it; and after told me, "That on Tuesday next come Three Weeks, upon His Computation, His Parole endeth." My Lords, I must acknowledge myself to be no Way worthy of such a Character of Favour as I now received, signed by your Lordship; all that I have or can do being but my Duty. But, my Lord, before I conclude, give me Leave to renew One humble Suit to your Lordship, which I have formerly made, that you will please better to provide for the Service you have been pleased to command me unto. And this I beg of your Lordship with greatest Importunity, because (though hitherto it hath pleased God miraculously to guide me through this difficult Employment, yet) I find in myself an utter Disability to proceed in it, as Things now stand, and are like to continue; which, I must profess to your Lordship, is an Argument to me, above any of Ease or other Advantage whatever, to make these my Desires; which I humbly present to your Lordship, with this Profession, That wherein I am capable, there lives not a more faithful Servant to the Parliament of England than
Delinquents excepted from Pardon.
Mountague's Liberty prolonged.
It is Ordered, &c. that he shall have further Time until Thursday Fortnight peremptorily, to bring or send those Writings in, which (fn. 3) he was ordered to do according to the Order of this House of the Sixteenth of this Instant November.