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 Jovis, 16 die Septembris.
PRAYERS, by Mr. Ash.
Domini præsentes fuerunt:
Comes Manchester, Speaker.
L. Viscount Say & Seale.
Message from the H. C. with Ordinances, &c.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Edward Ash, &c.; who brought up divers Particulars, wherein their Lordships Concurrence is desired:
1. An Ordinance for bringing in the Remainders of the Fines for Delinquents Composition.
(Here enter it.)
Agreed to, and Ordered to be printed and published.
2. An Order for paying to Eliz. Pued One Hundred Pounds, out of Hab. Hall. (Here enter it.)
3. An Order to pay to the Lady Pigott Twenty Pounds. (Here enter it.)
The Answer returned was:
That this House agrees to all the Particulars now brought up.
Smith versus Davis.
Ordered, That the whole Matter in the Petition of Solomon Smyth, against Edward Davis, shall be heard, by Counsel and Witnesses on both Sides, this Day Fortnight.
Hawkins's Ordinance to be Com. Gen. in Ireland.
An Ordinance was presented to the House, for making Wm. Hawkins Commissary General of the Provisions for Ireland; which was read, and Agreed to, and Ordered to be sent to the House of Commons for their Concurrence.
Capt. Kairn's Pet. for Arrears.
Upon reading the Petition of Captain John Kayrnes; desiring "some Consideration may be had for the Payment of his Arrears, which is due unto him for his Service to the State, both in England and Ireland:"
It is Ordered, That the Consideration of this Petition is hereby referred to the Committee for the Irish Affairs sitting at Derby House.
Ordinance for Fee Farm Rents due to the Crown.
An Ordinance was brought in, for the better bringing in the Fee Farm Rents due by the Peers; and read Twice, and debated, and then read the Third Time.
And the Question being put, "Whether to agree to this Ordinance?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Ordinance for Arrears of the Court of Wards.
Another Ordinance was brought in, for the paying the Arrears due out of the Court of Wards, and read Twice, and debated; and, being read the Third (fn. 1) Time, it was Agreed to upon the Question.
Salvetti, Floren. Agent's Pet.
Ordered, That the House of Commons be put in Mind of Amarigo Salvetti's Petition, Resident to the Great Duke of Florence.
Message to the H. C. about these Businesses.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Edward Leech and Mr. Page:
To deliver to them these Particulars, and desire their Concurrence therein:
1. The Ordinance for bringing in the Arrears in the Court of Wards.
2. The Ordinance for the Paying of Fee Farm Rents.
3. The Ordinance for Mr. Wm. Hawkins.
4. To put them in Mind of the Desire of Amarigo Salvetti, Resident to the Great Duke of Florence.
Letter to Sir T. Fairfax, about Col. Lylburn.
Ordered, That Lord Viscount Say, Lord Wharton, and Lord Grey, do prepare a Letter, to be sent to Sir Thomas Fairfax, concerning Lieutenant Colonel Lylburne, and report the same to this House To-morrow.
Overton, Larner, & al. Printers, &c. released.
Ordered, That the several Orders upon which Overton, John Larner, and stands committed by this House, are hereby taken off; and the Parties are to be released from their Imprisonment.
King's Answer to the Propositions.
Ordered, That the Consideration of the King's last Answer to the Propositions shall be on Tuesday Morning next.
Crisp to rent Wotton Estate.
Ordered, That Mr. Crispe be recommended to be Tenant to the Wotton's House.
Ordinance to bring in the Remainder of Delinquents Fines.
"Whereas it appears, by Information from the Commissioners for compounding with Delinquents, sitting at Gouldsmiths Hall, that there is due in Arrears, upon Bond, from several Persons who have been fined for their Delinquencies, and whose Reports have long since passed both Houses, and their several Fines allowed by them, the Sum of Forty Thousand Pounds, or thereabouts; yet, notwithstanding, nothing hath been done by any of the said Persons Delinquents, for discharging of their several Sums due upon Bond, although their Reports have been passed as aforesaid; but that they do still continue obstinate and peremptory in their Resolutions, and do not pay the same: It is therefore Ordered and Ordained, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled, That the Committees and Sequestrators, in the several and respective Counties wherein any Part of the Estate of such Delinquent or Delinquents shall lie, who have failed and do refuse to pay in the Remainder of their Fines according to their Bonds, shall forthwith sequester the Estates of all such Persons whose Names shall be returned unto them from the said Committee sitting at Gouldsmiths Hall, and proceed thereupon as formerly before any such Composition made, until they shall fully satisfy the Remainder of their Fines, and shall make the same appear by Certificate from the said Commissioners."
Order for 100 l. to Mis. Puiade.
"Ordered, by the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, That the Sum of One Hundred Pounds be charged upon the Receipts of Monies arising and coming in (fn. 2) to Habberdash'rs Hall, and paid to Elizabeth Puiade Widow, Relict of Adjutant Puiade deceased, upon Accompt, in Lieu in Part of Satisfaction of her Husband's Arrears, due to him for his Entertainment in the Parliament Service."
Order for 20 l. to Ly. Sus. Pigott.
"Ordered, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled, That the Committee of Lords and Commons for Advance of Monies at Habberdash'rs Hall do forthwith advance and pay unto the Lady Susanna Piggott, Relict of Sir Thomas Piggott, deceased, the Sum of Twenty Pounds, to be accounted in Part of the Arrears due unto her said Husband, upon his Entertainment in the Service of the Parliament, for the Relief of her crying and instant Necessities."
Smith versus Davis.
Ordered, by the Lords in Parliament assembled, That the whole Matter of the Petition of Solomon Smith, against Edward Davis, shall be taken into Consideration on Thursday the 30th of this Instant September; and the Parties concerned are to attend, with their Counsel, at this Bar, who shall then and there be heard accordingly.
Order for Crispe to rent the Estate of Ly. Wotton, forfeited to the State.
Ordered, by the Lords in Parliament assembled, That Mr. Thomas Crispe, of Hackington, in the County of Kent, be recommended unto the Committee of the said County of Kent, to be Tenant, at Michaelmas next, of Allington Castle, in the said County, and of such of the Lands thereunto belonging as are now in the Hands of the State by reason of the Recusancy of the Lady Margerett Wotton Dowager, Widow of Edward Lord Wotton, deceased, and are now in the Possession of Mr. Henry Hall; this House having particular Reasons to desire the same, and being informed that he offereth to pay Twenty Pounds per Annum more than the said Mr. Hall now payeth for the same.
House adjourned till 10a cras.