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, 13 die Januarii.
PRAYERS, by Mr. Marshall.
Domini præsentes fuerunt:
Comes Manchester, Speaker.
Message to the H. C. with Lady Honor Bryan's Petition; and to remind them of L. Cromwell's.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Dr. Aylett and Dr. Heath:
To recommend to them the Petition of the Lady Honor Bryan.
2. To put them in Mind of the Lord Cromwell's Petition.
Message from thence, with Ordinances and Orders.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Jepson, &c.; who brought up several Orders and Ordinances, wherein they desire their Lordships Concurrence:
1. A Proviso to be added to the Ordinance for raising of Fifty Thousand Pounds, for the Affairs of Ireland. (Here enter it.)
Read, and Agreed to.
2. A Patent to be prepared, for Dr. Hill to be Master of Trynity Colledge, in Cambridge.
3. An Order of additional Names to the Committee of Indemnity.
4. Concerning Collections.
5. An Ordinance for One Thousand Pounds, to be sent into Munster.
6. Concerning the Growth of Wools in Ireland.
7. An Ordinance to prohibit the transporting of Wool and Fullers-earth.
8. Ordinance for Five Sheriffs.
The Answer returned was:
That this House agrees to the Ordinance concerning the raising of Fifty Thousand Pounds for Ireland, with the Proviso, as it is now brought up: To all the rest, this House will send an Answer by Messengers of their own.
Votes to prevent any further Application to the King.
Next, the House took into Consideration the Votes lately brought from the House of Commons, concerning the King.
The Votes were first read in gross, and then every Vote single.
The House was adjourned into a Committee during Pleasure, to debate this Business.
The House was resumed.
And Ordered, That this Business shall be further taken into Consideration To-morrow Morning, the First Business.
Proviso to be added to the Ordinance for raising 50,000 l. for Ireland.
The Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, intending to raise Fifty Thousand Pounds, for the speedy Relief of Ireland, and reducing the Rebels there; for the Encouragement of such as shall advance any Sum of Money for and towards the same, do hereby Declare and Ordain, That every Person who hath any just Debt owing unto him, upon the Public Faith or otherwise, by any Promise or Engagement by this present Parliament, or upon any the Ordinances mentioned in an Ordinance of Parliament bearing Date 13 Maii, 1647, intituled, "An Ordinance of the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, for securing all those that shall advance Two Hundred Thousand Pounds, for the Service of this Kingdom, and of the Kingdom of Ireland;" that such Person may, for every Sum of Money he shall further lend for the Advancement of the said Fifty Thousand Pounds, be secured a like Sum more, as in Case was done in advancing the Sum of Two Hundred Thousand Pounds upon the said Ordinance of 13 Maii, 1647, before specified, together with the Interest thereof, after the Rate of Eight Pounds per Centum per Annum, every Six Months, to be paid out of the Monies that shall be raised by a speedy Sale of all the Houses, Buildings, Lands, and Tenements, of the Irish Rebels, situate and being within any of the Cities, Towns, or Liberties, of Dublin; Corke, Kinsale, Youghall, and Drogheda, in the Kingdom of Ireland; all which are now in the present Possession and Power of the State, not engaged or disposed of by any former Act or Ordinance of Parliament, but free and clear in the Power of this Parliament, to be sold and disposed of by such Commissioners and Persons as shall be authorized in that Behalf: And, for a further Encouragement of such as shall advance any Sum of Money as aforesaid, the said Lords and Commons do hereby Declare and Ordain, That, in the mean Time, and until Sale be made of the said Rebels Houses, Buildings, Lands, and Tenements, and until Payment be made to the said Advancers, the whole Money so paid and doubled as aforesaid, with the Interest thereof every Six Months as is before declared, that all the Manors, Lands, and Tenements, with their Appurtenances, and all the Rents and Profits thence arising, of Francis Lord Cottington, Arthur Lord Capell, Edward Earl of Worcester, John Marquis of Winchester, William Shelden of Beely, Sir Charles Smith of Warwicksheir, Sir George Strode Knight, Sir Henry Bedingfeild and his Son, may and shall be mortgaged, and the Profits received by such Commissioners and Persons as shall be authorized in that Behalf, for the Payment of the said Principalmoney so advanced and doubled as aforesaid, with Interest thereof every Six Months, unto every One of the said Advancers respectively: Provided, That this Ordinance, or any Thing therein contained, shall not extend to Worcester House, situate in The Strand, being now or late Parcel of the Possessions of the Earl of Worcester, nor to the House now in the Possession of Major General Phillip Skippon, situate and being in The Long Acre, in the Parish of Martin's in The Feilds, in the County of Midd."
House adjourned till 10a cras.