Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 8, 1645-1647. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Lunæ, 27 die Aprilis.
Comes (fn. 1) Pembrooke.
L. Viscount Say & Seale.
Dr. Bastwick's Ordinance.
Officers Wives Petition for their Husband's Arrears.
The Petition of the Officers Wives was read; desiring "their Husband's Arrears may be paid;" and Ordered, To (fn. 2) be recommended to the House of Commons.
Sir W. Russel & al. and Lenthall & al.
Upon reading the Petition of Sir Wm. Russell Knight and Baronet, and others: It is Ordered, That this House will hear the Difference between them and Lenthall and others, by Counsel on both Sides, at this Bar, the next Monday after the End of this Term; and all Parties to have Notice herein.
Mounson, a Pass.
Ordered, That a Pass shall be granted for Mr. John Mounson to come out of France into England; and the Concurrence of the House (fn. 3)
Sir A. Gorge, a Pass to come within the Lines.
Ordered, That Sir Arthur Gorge shall have a Pass, to come (fn. 4) within the Line of Communication, to attend his Affairs at the Term; and the Concurrence of the House of Commons to be desired herein.
Ordinance for Minister at Gloucester.
Brograve to pay the Assessment to the Shipwrights Company.
It is Ordered, That he pay the said Assessment, according to the Certificate, within a Week from the Day of serving of him with this Order; or else to return his Answer speedily to this House, that so this House may give further Directions.
Colonel Rooksby's Petition, for Leave to enlist Prisoners to serve in France.
Upon reading the Petition of Colonel Rooksby; desiring, "he may have Leave to draw forth and transport, out of the several Prisons in London and the adjacent Counties, such Prisoners as are acquitted by Law from Death, and are or shall be willing to list themselves under his Command, to serve in France."
E. of North'ton to compound for his Delinquency.
Message to the H. C. about it.
And his Petition was presently sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Edw. Leech and Doctor Aylett; and to let them know, that this House thinks it fit to admit his Lordship to compound for his Estate, he first taking the Covenant, as he is willing to do.
Colonel Lilburn's Ordinance.
Dr. Bastwick's Ordinance.
Ordinance for selling Delinquents Estates.
Ordered, That the Ordinance for selling Delinquents Estates shall be taken into Consideration on Monday Morning next; and then to consider that the said Lands may be sold, for the repairing such Persons as have lost their Estates for adhering to the Parliament.
Ordinance for Mr. Hall to be Minister of Beverston.
Tindall to be instituted to Bearferris.
Cable and Cross.
Barker to be freed from an Arrest.
It is Ordered, That, upon Affidavit made of the Truth of the Matter of Fact, he shall have the Protection of this House, for the freeing his Person from Arrests, whereby he may have Liberty to attend the Service of the Kingdom.
Letter sent to Sir T. Fairfax, to forward to the Prince.
Ordered, That the Speaker of this House do write a Letter to Sir Thomas Fairefax, to know of him whether he received the Letter to be sent to the Prince from the Houses of Parliament, and when he sent it to the Prince.
Oxford and Banbury Petition, to be indemnified for their Losses.
Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the City of Oxon, Borough of Banbury, &c. "who have received great Losses sustained for adhering to the Parliament, and desired to be recompensed out of the Earl of North'ton's Estate, or other Delinquents."
Le Frand's Order.
Committees for Oxford.
Ordered, That Sir Tho. Reade of Dunstew Knight, Wm. Wheate and John Lenthall Esquires, Wm. Draper, and Thomas Appletree, and Robert Barber, Gentlemen, be added to the Committees for the County of Oxon; and the Concurrence of the House of Commons to be desired herein.
Ordinance for dissolving County Committees.
L. Viscount Say & Seale.
Message to the H. C. with Ordinances;
with Bell's and Rooksby's Petition;
with Colonel Mitton's Letter;
with the Articles for Surrender of Tutbury;
6. To deliver to them the Articles concerning the Surrender of the Garrison of Tutbury; which this House approves of, and agrees to the taking off the Sequestrations of the Persons therein mentioned, and the slighting of the Works; but are of Opinion, that the Castle of Tudbury be preserved, and not demolished.
about the Judge of the Admiralty for Cornwall;
with Committees for Oxford;
the Officers Wives, &c. Petition;
and the Oxford, &c. Petition.
Writs of Error brought in between the following Parties.
Order for 50£. to Monsieur Le Frand.
"Ordered, by the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, That the Sum of Fifty Pounds, be bestowed upon Monsieur Le Frand, for his good Service to the Parliament, in giving Intelligence of Importance out of France unto Mr. Speaker; and that the Committee of Lords and Commons for Advance of Monies sitting at Habberdash'rs Hall do pay the Fifty Pounds accordingly."