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 Martis, 28 die Aprilis.
Rookes et Uxor.
Upon reading the Petition of Jane Rookes, Wife of John Rookes; desiring, "that there may be One Hundred and Fifty-six Pounds Yearly allotted her for her Maintenance, according to her Husband's Agreement."
Author, &c. of a Paper called Every Man's Care, to be discovered.
Rieault to compound for his Father's Estate.
Upon reading the Petition of Peter Ricaut Esquire, for and on the Behalf of Sir Peter Rycault Knight, a Merchant of Lond. his Father, "That his Father, being ill in France, cannot come over in Person to compound for his Estate; therefore he desires he may have Leave to compound for his Father's Estate, or that his Father may have a Month's Time to come in, and make his own Composition."
Answer from the H. C.
Major Basse's Ordinance.
Ingle and Ford versus Cornwallis.
Ordinance to continue the Committee of the Isle of Wight.
Sir J. Worstenholm's Ordinance.
Brooke and Webb in Error.
Fitzakerley and Fenton, D°.
Slepper and Cooke, D°.
Nicholas and Hill, D°.
Ordinance for Hall to be Rector of Beverston.
Collier to be instituted to Somerville.
Ordered, That Sir Nathaniell Brent shall admit, by Way of Resignation, of the Rectory of Somervile Aston from Richard Davis Clerk, and to give Institution and Induction; upon the Great Seal's Presentation, to Giles Collier (Minister of the Word) for that Place and People.
Captain Somarster arrested.
Ordered, That Captain Henry Somarster, who is arrested for Debt, there being Eight Hundred Pounds owing to him by the State for his Service, shall be brought before the Lords in Parliament on Thursday Morning next; and then this House will give further Directions therein.
Ordinance for passing Things under the Great Seal.
An Ordinance was presented to this House, for passing Things under the Great Seal, as usually passed by Warrant of the Committee of the Revenue; and read, and Ordered to be taken into Consideration on Thursday Morning next.
Ly. F. Tufton, a Pass.
L. Lieutenant of Ireland, to be authorized to raise Forces for that Service.
"Ordered, That it be reported to both Houses, That the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland may have Power given him to raise such Forces as are already voted to be raised for the Service of Ireland, and to give Commissions to the Officers of them.
Major Saunders's Petition.
Ordinance for Ashley to be Minister of Solyhill.
Ld. Petre's Petition about the Sequestration of his Estate.
And it is Ordered, To be communicated to the House of Commons, that it may be referred to the Lords and Commons for Sequestrations, and that a speedy Day may be appointed for the Hearing of the Business.
Answer from the H. C.
Message to them, with L. Petre's and Ricault's Petitions.
Ordinance for the Excise.
"Be it Ordained, by the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, That, from and after the Expiration of the several Ordinances of Excise and new Impost now in being, the Excise or new Impost shall be continued, in all the Parts of the Kingdom of England, Dominion of Wales, and Port and Town of Barwick upon Tweede, until the 29th Day of September, One Thousand Six Hundred Forty and Eight, to be managed by such Persons, and in such Manner, as both Houses of Parliament shall think fit: And for the better advancing of the Credit of the Excise or new Impost, and for the Encouragement of such Persons as shall lend any Monies upon the Security of the same, it is hereby further Ordained, That such Person or Persons as have already, or at any Time or hereafter shall have, any Grant or Appointment unto them, of any Sum or Sums of Money to be received upon the Excise or new Impost, and likewise all such other Person or Persons as already have advanced and lent, or shall hereafter advance and lend, any Sum or Sums of Money upon the Credit and Security of the said Excise, and have had, or shall have, an Ordinance passed both Houses of Parliament for their Payment or Reimbursement of the same, shall and have hereby granted unto them Power and Authority, and are hereby accordingly authorized, to assign and transfer the said Monies unto them granted or appointed, or by them lent, or any Part thereof, with Interest where Interest is or shall be granted by any Ordinance of Parlialiament, unto any other Person or Persons whatsoever; and the Commissioners of Excise or new Impost for the Time being, or such other Persons as shall be employed by both Houses of Parliament to manage the Receipts of the said Excise or new Impost, are hereby authorized to make Payment of the same accordingly; and the Auditor is hereby required and authorized to allow the same, upon Accompt; provided, that such Person or Persons, at the Time of such Assignment, or within Twenty Days after, make Entry of the said Assignment with the said Commissioners, or other Persons so to be employed for the Time being, and Comptroller of the said Excise or new Impost, who are hereby required and authorized to take Notice of the same accordingly: And be it Ordained, by the Authority aforesaid, That the Committee of Lords and Commons established by Ordinance bearing Date the 31th of May, 1645, shall have all the Powers contained in the said Ordinance during the Term of this present Ordinance; and that Theophilus Earl of Lincolne and James Earl of Midd. be added to the said Committee."