Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 9, 1646. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Mercurii, 21 Julii.
Ds. La Warr.
Message from the H. C. with Orders: and to remind the Lords of disbanding the Forces which came from the Army.
Order to disband the Four Regiments that came from the Army.
Answer from the H. C.
L. Conway allowed Privilege in Sir J. Elway's Suit against him.
A Petition of the Lord Viscount Conway, was read; complaining, "That there is a Trial to be had against him, the next Assizes, at the Suit of Sir Jervaise Elwaies; and claims his Privilege of Parliament, as a Peer of this Land" (Here enter it.)
L. Mohun and Sir H. Cary.
Dean versus Sir J. Noris.
Upon hearing the Counsel of Captain Deane, &c. upon their Complaint (fn. 1) against Sir John Norwich; and likewise the Counsel of Sir John Norwich Defendant:
Gorges, a Pass to Holland.
Major Sydney, a Pass.
Willis and Coytmore.
Upon hearing the Counsel between Ric'd Willis and Rob't Coytmore; concerning the Office of Prothonotary of South Wales: It is Ordered, That an Order be issued out, from both Houses, to the Commissioners of the Great Seal, to stay the Sealing of the Patent to Mr. Coytmore for a Time, until the Right on both Sides be decided.
Charge against Sir J. Norris.
Sir W. Russel & al. and Lenthall & al.
Paper from the Irish Committee.
Message to the H. C. about the following Particulars.
1. To deliver to them the Report concerning Ireland, and desire their Concurrence therein, that Seven Thousand Pounds be sent into Munster, to be disposed of by the Lord Inchiquin and the Council there.
Order for 300l. to Freeman, Worrall, Nimlin, and Fletcher, on Account of their Losses at Leeds.
"Ordered, by the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, That the Sum of Three Hundred Pounds be provided and raised, out of the Estates of such concealed Delinquents in the County of Yorke as are not yet sequestered, for and towards the Satisfaction of the Losses of Paule Freeman, Robert Worrall, Richard Nimlin, Margarett Fletcher, and Alice Freeman, of Leedes, Clothiers, in burning down their Houses and spoiling of their Goods at Leedes aforesaid; and that it be referred to the Committee of the County of Yorke, to examine the Losses of the said respective Persons, upon Oath, whether they do amount to so much or not; and to pay unto them their Proportions of the said Three Hundred Pounds, according to their Losses respectively."
Ordinance for 380 l. to Col. Mazier.
"Ordered, by the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, That the Sum of Three Hundred and Eighty Pounds be charged upon the Receipts of Monies coming in at Habberdash'rs Hall, in Course, and paid to Colonel Mazier, in full Satisfaction of such (fn. 2) Monies as are due to him, upon a clear Accompt, for his Entertainment in the Service of the Parliament."
Ordinance to pay Monies due to Waggoners.
"Be it Ordained, by the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, That the Moiety of One Third Part of the Monies raised upon the additional Excise, appointed by Ordinance of the 8th of July, 1644, towards the Satisfaction of the pressing Debts due to the several Handicrafts-men, Strangers, and other Persons, for Arms and Ammunition heretofore bought for the Use of the State, and to several poor Persons for Carriages by Carts and Waggons for the same; and, by Ordinance of the 10th of May, 1645, directed to be paid to the Treasurers appointed for the sick and maimed Soldiers; be wholly employed for the Pay of the Waggoners only: And be it further Ordained, That the said Treasurers shall issue out the said Money, towards the Payment and Satisfaction of such Waggoners and their Widows unto whom the State is indebted, or to their Assigns, according to such Warrants as from Time to Time they shall receive from Thomas Richardson Gentleman, Waggon-master General, and Richard Wilcox Gentleman, Auditor; and the said Tho. Richardson and Richard Wilcox are hereby authorized to make a Book, or List, of all such Waggoners that have Arrears owing them for Service done with their Carts and Waggons for the Commonwealth; and what shall appear to them to be justly owing them, to give Warrant to the said Treasurers for maimed Soldiers to make proportionable Payments thereof, as the said Money shall come in, till their said Debts are fully satisfied; whose Warrant, together with the Acquittance of the Parties, shall be (fn. 3) to the said Treasurers for maimed Soldiers a sufficient Discharge for what they shall so pay."
Four Regiments that came from the Army and are disbanded to have their Arrears.
"Ordered, by the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, That all such Non-commission Foot Officers and Private Foot Soldiers of these Four Regiments that came off from the Army shall, upon their Disbanding, have all their Arrears paid to them; deducting the One Moiety for Free Quarter."
Order for Pay for the Officers that came from the Army.
"Ordered, by the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, That all such Commission Foot Officers of the Four Regiments that came off from the Army, and have not already received the Three Months Pay formerly ordered to be paid to them upon their Disbanding, shall, upon their Disbanding, have the said Three Months Pay paid them."
Order for disbanding the Forces that came from the Army.
"Ordered, by the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, That all those Forces of Horse and Dragoons, and of Foot, that came off from the Army, and are now in the adjacent Counties near and about London, be forthwith disbanded."
Muster of Three Regiments drawn off for the Service of Ireland.
"For this Regiment, the Lieutenant Colonel doth affirm, that there is Four Hundred Officers and old Soldiers at least; which Truth can no otherwise be known as yet, by reason there was no Observation of the old Men.