Acts and Ordinances of the Interregnum, 1642-1660. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1911.
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[16 February, 1647/8.]
Monthly rate of £20,000 on counties and places following, for relief of Ireland.; How to be paid in.
Whereas it hath pleased God of late so to bless and prosper the Forces of this Kingdom in the Kingdom of Ireland, and to give them such Success against the inhumane and bloody Irish, as that those Rebels are reduced to very great straights, and our Affairs put into such a condition, as gives very great hopes to put that War to a happy and speedy period (if there be now an effectual and vigorous prosecution of the Advantages we have) with seasonable Supplies, the want whereof hath hitherto hindred the compleating of that work, notwithstanding that great sums have been at several times raised and spent for that service: The Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled, taking these things into their consideration, and also how much the honor and interest of this Kingdom is concerned, in the reducing of Ireland to the obedience of the Crown of England. and of how absolute and indispensible necessity it is for the Peace and Tranquillity of this Kingdom, that this relation should be compleat; And considering also in how great want, both of food and clothing these Forces are, And that after so much good service, and such great Success and Victory against the Rebels, themselves are in danger to be lost by Famine and Nakedness, and this Kingdom to lose the fruit of all their service and success, if there be not speedy care taken to provide against these Necessities: Therefore although the said Lords and Commons are very sensible of the great burthens that have been and still are upon this Kingdom in other Taxes and Payments, which the exigency of Affairs by the late Troubles have necessitated to be laid and levied; And that by a late Ordinance there hath been Sixty thousand pounds per mensem charged upon the Kingdom for the service of England and Ireland, of which notwithstanding by reason of the said exigencies and necessities, no part can possibly be spared for the Kingdom of Ireland, They have thought fit to order and Ordain, and be it Ordained by the said Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, and by the authority of the same, That for the intents and purposes aforesaid, the Sum of Twenty thousand pounds a moneth shall be charged, rated, taxed and levied upon all and every the several Counties, Cities, Towns, Liberties, places and persons hereafter mentioned, according to the several Proportions, Rates, and Distri butions in this present Ordinance expressed; the same to be paid in monethly to the several Collectors to be appointed for the receiving thereof, and so to continue for the space of six moneths, the moneths to be accounted according to the moneths in the Kalender, and not according to Twenty eight days for the moneth, beginning from the First day of February, 1647. That is to say:—
Upon the county of Berks, the monethly sum of Two hundred twenty seven pounds, eighteen shillings, and nine pence.
The county of Bedford, the monethly sum of Two hundred twenty four pounds, eleven shillings and four pence.
The county of Buckingham, the monethly sum of Two hundred seventy one pounds, sixteen shillings.
The county of Cambridge, the monethly sum of Four hundred eighty seven pounds, twelve shillings and two pence.
The Isle of Ely, the monethly sum of One hundred sixty three pounds, twelve shillings and eight pence.
The county of Chester, the monethly sum of One hundred fifteen pounds, one shilling and eight pence.
The city and county of the City of Chester, the monethly sum of Thirteen pounds, four shillings and seven pence half-peny.
The county of Cornwal, the monethly sum of Four hundred nine pounds, eight shillings and six pence.
The county of Cumberland, the monethly sum of Twenty five pounds, thirteen shillings and four pence half-peny.
The county of Derby, the monethly sum of One hundred fourteen pounds, three shillings, three half-pence.
The county of Devon, the monethly sum of One thousand one hundred seventy-six pounds, eight shillings and eight pence half-peny.
The county and the city of Exon, the monethly sum of Forty two pounds, nine shillings and nine pence.
The county of Dorset, the monethly sum of Three hundred eleven pounds, sixteen shillings and ten pence half-peny.
The town and county of Pool, the monethly sum of Three pounds, five shillings and sixpence half-peny.
The county Palatine of Duresm, the monethly sum of Fifty three pounds and 8d.
The county and city of York, the monethly sum of Seven hundred fifty three pounds, eleven shillings and a peny.
The county and town of Kingston upon Hull, the monethly sum of Sixteen pounds, nineteen shillings and seven pence.
The county of Essex, the monethly sum of One thousand five hundred fifteen pounds, sixteen shillings and three pence.
The county of Glocester, the monethly sum of Four hundred four pounds, one shilling and two pence farthing.
The city and county of the city of Glocester, the monethly sum of Forty four pounds, seventeen shillings and eleven pence.
The county of Hertford, the monethly sum of Five hundred forty six pounds, five shillings and one peny three farthings.
The county of Hereford, the monethly sum of Two hundred eighty nine pounds, seven shillings and five pence.
The county of Huntington, the monethly sum of two hundred twenty nine pounds, one shilling and one peny three farthings.
The county of Kent, the monethly sum of One thousand five hundred eighty seven pounds, thirteen shillings and eight pence farthing.
The county of Lancaster, the monethly sum of One hundred seventy six pounds, seven shillings, eight pence half-peny.
The county of Leicester, the monethly sum of One hundred fifty five pounds, sixteen shillings and sixpence three farthings.
The county of Lincoln, and city and county of the city of Lincoln, the monethly sum of Five hundred forty six pounds, three shillings and one half peny.
The city of London, the monethly sum of One thousand three hundred two pounds, thirteen shillings, one peny farthing.
The county of Middlesex, the monethly sum of Five hundred seven pounds, five shillings and eleven pence.
The county of Monmouth, the monethly sum of Sixty four pounds, six shillings four pence farthing.
The county of Northampton, the monethly sum of One hundred ninety-seven pounds, three shillings and eleven pence three farthings.
The county of Notingham, the monethly sum of One hundred seventeen pounds, nineteen shillings and nine pence.
The town and county of Notingham, the monethly sum of Three pounds, eighteen shillings and two pence farthing.
The county of Norfolk, the monethly sum of One thousand five hundred eighty seven pounds, thirteen shillings and eight-pence farthing.
The city and county of Norwich, the monethly sum of Eighty two pounds, three shillings and nine pence three farthings.
The county of Northumberland, the monethly sum of Thirty three pounds, twelve shillings, three pence half-peny.
The towne and county of Newcastle-upon-Tine, the monethly sum of Nine pounds, nineteen shillings.
The county of Oxon, the monethly sum of Two hundred fifty nine pounds, seventeen shillings and eleven pence three farthings.
The county of Rutland, the monethly sum of Forty two pounds, thirteen shillings and eight pence.
The county of Salop, the monethly sum of One hundred eighty four pounds, thirteen shillings, three pence farthing.
The county of Stafford, the monethly sum of One hundred fifty one pounds eleven shillings and nine pence half-peny.
The city and county of the city of Lichfield, the monethly sum of Three pounds, eleven shillings, and six pence half-peny.
The county of Somerset, the monethly sum of Six hundred eighty three pounds, ten shillings and five pence half-peny.
The city and county of the City of Bristol, the monethly sum of Thirty seven pounds, ten shillings and eleven pence half-peny.
The county of Hampton, the monethly sum of Five hundred four pounds, fourteen shillings and ninepence three farthings.
The town and county of Southampton, the monethly sum of Twenty pounds, sixteen shillings and two pence half-peny.
The Isle of Wight, the monethly sum of Sixty nine pounds seven shillings and sixpence.
The county of Suffolk, the monethly sum of One thousand five hundred eighty seven pounds, thirteen shillings and eight pence farthing.
The county of Surrey, the monethly sum of Four hundred forty nine pounds, two shillings and eight-pence.
The county of Sussex, the monethly sum of Eight hundred eighty two pounds, eleven pence farthing.
The county of Warwick, the monethly sum of Two hundred seven pounds, one shilling and two pence.
The city and county of the city of Coventry, the monethly sum of Twenty-six pounds, and thirteen shillings.
The county of Worcester, the monethly sum of Two hundred thirty one pounds, twelve shillings and eight-pence.
The county and city of Worcester, the monethly sum of Fourteen pounds, eight shillings and sixpence farthing.
The county of Westmerland, the monethly sum of Twenty two pounds, three shillings and three farthings.
The county of Wilts, the monethly sum of Four hundred seventy three pounds, nineteen shillings and seven pence.
The county of Anglesey, the monethly sum of Sixteen pounds, nineteen shillings and three pence farthing.
The county of Brecknock, the monethly sum of Thirty four pounds eight shillings, and eleven pence half-peny.
The county of Cardigan, the monethly sum of Forty pounds, six teen shillings, and six-pence three farthings.
The county of Caermarthen, the monethly sum of Thirty three pounds, eleven shillings and ten pence.
The county of Carnarvan, the monethly sum of Fourteen pounds, two shillings and one peny three farthings.
The county of Denbigh, the monethly sum of Eighteen pounds, two shillings, and three pence half-peny.
The county of Flint, the monethly sum of Eleven pounds, two shillings, and three half-pence.
The county of Glamorgan, the monethly sum of Forty three pounds, eighteen shillings and six pence half-peny.
The county of Merioneth, the monthly sum of Ten pounds, ten shillings, and sixpence.
The county of Montgomery, the monethly sum of Forty one pounds, and ten pence three farthings.
The county of Pembroke, the monethly sum of Thirty eight pounds, fourteen shillings and a farthing.
The county of Radnor, the monethly sum of Twenty four pounds, seven shillings and six pence half-peny.
The town and county of Haverfordwest, the monethly sum of Three pounds, seven shillings and six pence farthing.
All persons naturalborn subjects, both lay and ecclesiastical and all corporations to be rated.; Aliens, etc., and Popish recusants to pay double.; Rate, how to be assessed.
And be it further Ordained, That as well every person of the estate of a Baron and Baroness, and every estate above, and all and every other person and persons born within the Realm of England, Wales, and other the Kings Dominions, as wel Ecclesiastical as temporal; and every Fraternity, Guild, Corporation, Mystery, Brotherhood and Comminalty, corporate or not corporate, as well Ecclesiastical as Temporal, within the Realm of England, Wales, or other the Kings Dominions, for the value of every pound which every such person, Fraternity, Guild, Corporation, Mystery, Brotherhood and Comminalty, corporate or not corporate, hath of his or their own, or that any other hath to his or their use or uses, as wel in Coyn as in Plate, Stock of Merchandize; or of any maner of Corn and Grain, Householdstuff, and of all other Goods moveables, as well within this Realm as without; And of all such sum or sums of Money as to him or them, is, are or shall be owing, whereof he or they trust in their conscience to be paid; except (and out of the premises deducted) such sums of Money as he or they owe, and in his or their conscience intend truly to pay; And except also the apparel of every such persons, their wives and children belonging to their own bodies (saving Jewels, Gold, Silver, Pearl) shall pay towards the said moneth y sum and sums of Money so assessed as aforesaid; And every Alien and Stranger born out of the Kings obeysance, as wel Denizens as others inhabiting within this Realm and Dominion of Wales; And also every Popish Recusant, convict or not convict, shall pay towards the sums aforesaid a proportion double to those of the like estates being no Aliens or Recusants; And that every person born within the Kings obeysance, as wel Ecclesiastical as Temporal, and every Corporation, Fraternity, Guild, Mystery, Brotherhood and Comminalty, corporate or not corporate, or any other to his or their use, in trust or otherwise, hath in Fee-simple, Fee-tail, for term of life, term of years, by Execution, Wardship, or by copy of Court Roll, of and in any Honors, Castles, Manours, Lands, Tenements, Rents, Services, Tythes, Oblstions, Obventions, Annuities, Offices of Profits, Fees, Corodies, or other yearly Profits, or Hereditaments, as wel within Ancient Denesne and other places priviledged as elsewhere, shall pay to and towards, the said monethly sums, his and their proportionable part and proportion of such sum and sums of money as are imposed, charged and set upon each several county, according as the same shall be divided, distributed, taxed or set upon each several Town, Hamlet, Parish or place where such person or persons is or shall be chargeable by this Ordinance, and the true intent and meaning thereof.
Exemption of both Universities.; Of Winchester, Eton, and Westminster Schools, of hospitals, almshouses, etc.; Tenants of such colleges, hospitals, etc., how to be charged.
Provided always, That nothing in this Ordinance shall be extended to charge either of the Universities, or any of the Colledges or Halls within the said Universities, nor any the Rents and Revenues due and payable to the said Universities or Colledges or any of them, nor to charge any Master, Fellow, or Scholler of any the said Colledges, nor any Reader, Officer or Minister of the said Universities or Colledges or any of them, for and in regard of any stipend, wages or profit whatsoever, arising or growing due to them or any of them, in respect of their said several places and imployments in the said Universities: And that nothing in this Ordinance contained, shall be extended to charge any of the Colledges of Winchester, Eaton, or Westminster, or any Hospital or Almshouse, or any Free-school, or any Rents or Revenues due and payable to them or any of them; And that the Tenant and Tenants of all and every the said Universities, Colledges, Halls, Hospitals, Alms-houses, and Free Schools respectively, shall be charged by vertue of this Ordinance, for so much onely as the Lands and Tenements held by the said Tenant or Tenants are worth by the year over and above the Rent or Revenue therefore respectively due or payable to the said Universities, Colledges, Halls, Hospitals, Alms-houses, Free-schools or any of them respectively, Anything in this present Ordinance notwithstanding.
Be it further Ordained by the Lords and Commons, That the persons hereafter named, shall be the Commissioners of the several and respective counties and places hereafter mentioned:
For the County of Bedford.
Sir Beauchamp St. John Knight, Sir John Burgoyne Bart. Sir Thomas Aston, Knight and Baronet, Sir Oliver Luke, Sir Samuel Luke, Sir John Rolt, Sir Roger Burgoyn, Sir William Boteler and Sir John Thompson, Thomas Rolt, Thomas Sadler Esquires, James Beverley, Lewis Monox, Edwd. Osborn, Esqrs., Robert Staughton, Samuel Brown, Onslow Winch, John Harvey, Edward Cater, Clement Armiger, Humphrey Monox, William Duncumb, John Vaux, Humphrey Fish, John Neal, Thomas Dacres, and Richard Edwards Esquires; Sir William Bryers knight, and Thomas Daniel Esq.
For the Town of Bedford.
Town of Bedford.
The Maior of the Town of Bedford, for the time being, Samuel Brown Recorder there, Francis Banister Doctor in Physick, Robert Haws, Thomas Haws, Thomas Paradine and Thomas Dacres Esquires.
For the County of Berks.
William Lenthal Esq. Speaker of the House of Commons, and Master of the Rolls; Sir Francis Knowls knight, Sir Francis Pile Baronet, Sir Robert Pye senior, Sir Benjamin Rudyard knights, Henry Martin, Edmond Dunch, Richard Whitehead, Peregrine Hobby, Tanfield Vachell, John Lenthal, Cornelius Holland, John Packer, Robert Packer, Daniel Blagrave, George Purefoy, Samuel Dunch, Roger Knight, Humphrey Dolman, William Barker, William Hide, William Trumbul, Thomas Fettiplace, John Southby, Thomas Morris, Samuel Wightwick, and John Bulkley Esquires.
For the County of Buckingham.
Thomas Lord Viscount Wenman, Sir Peter Temple knight and Baronet, Richard Winwood, Bulstrode Whitelock, Esqrs. Sir William Andrews, Sir Richard Piggot and Sir William Cob, knights; Francis Drake Esq; Isaac Penington Alderman of London, George Fleetwood Esq; Sir Richard Ingoldsby knight; Anthony Ratcliff, Thomas Lane, John Dormer, Richard Serjeant. Edmund West, Thomas Bulstrode, Simon Main, Henry Beck, Anthony Carpenter, Thomas Scot, Christopher Egleton, Sir Thomas Airs, Thomas Lygo, John Lane, William Russel, William Theed of Crafton, William Wheeler of Redding Court, and John Doiley Esqrs., Sir Gilbert Gerrard Baronet; Christopher Hen, Thomas Wyan, Richard Baldwin, and John Barringer, gent. Richard Brown Esq; Sir Gregory Norton Baronet; Valentine Walton, Thos. Shilborn, George Baldwin, Cornelius Holland, Thomas Tirrel, Richard Greenville, Esqrs. Sir Richard Napier knight; John Deverel, Thomas Theed, gent. Henry Andrews, John Eccleston, Esquires.
For the County of Cambridge.
County of Cambridge.
Sir Dudley North Knight of the Bath, Sir Miles Sandis, Sir James Reynolds; knights, Oliver Cromwel, James Reynolds, Francis Russel, Robert Reynolds, Thomas Symonds, Thomas Ducket, Robert Castle, John Crain, Michael Dalton, Killiphat Russel, Talbot Pepis, William Lemman, Dudley Pope, Thomas Bendish, Esquires; Robert Clerk, John Welbore, Edward Clench, Edward Leeds, James Thomson, William James, John Chewery, John Gaven, William Reynolds of Triplo, Doctor Sawyer, John Robson gent. Philip Story, Doctor Richard Stone, John Roper, John Parker; Sir John Burgon Baronet; and Thomas Wendy Esq.
For the University and Town of Cambridge.
University and Town of Cambridge.
The Maior for the time being, John Lowry, Samuel Spalding Aldermen; Alderman French, Alderman Robson, Talbot Pepis, Richard Foxton, Richard Teens, Esquires; James Blackley, Alderman Teems, Edward Almond, Henry Lucas.
For the Isle of Ely.
Isle of Ely.
Sir Miles Sands, Sir Edward Pantherich, Oliver Cromwel, George Glapthorn, John Hubbert, and William March Esqrs. Richard Stone Doctor of Physick, Thomas Castle, Tristram Diamond, George Farwel, and William Fisher, Esquires.
For the County of Chester.
Sir George Boothe Knight and Baronet, Sir William Brereton Baronet, Thomas Stanley, Henry Brook, John Bradshaw, Robert Duckinfield, Henry Vernon, John Crew, Thomas Marbury, George Boothe, Henry Birkenhead, Henry Greene, William Touchet, Roger Wilbraham, Peter Warburton and William Davis Esquires; John Weltnal gent. George Warburton, Philip Manwaring, Henry Delves, Robert Venables and William Massey Esquires; Robert Greg, James Louden, Jonathan Bruen, Peter Holford, Henry Bradshaw, John Wetnal, gent. John Leigh, Thomas Croxton, and Edward Hide, Esquires.
For the City of Chester.
City of Chester.
The Maior for the time being, John Ratcliff Esq, Recorder; John Aldersay, Peter Leigh, William Edwards, Richard Leicester, Alderman Calven, Calven Bruen, Samuel Buck, Robert Greg, Merchants, and Mr. Robert Wright Alderman; Christopher Blease, Robert Whitby, Edward Bradshaw, Owen Hughs, Richard Bradshaw, John Whittle, William Crompton and John Johnson, Aldermen, and John Wyn Citizen; Sir William Brereton knight and Baronet.
For the County of Cornwal.
Francis Buller, Richard Erysey, Thomas Arundel, Francis Goodalphin of Trevenege, Robert Scawen, John Elliot, John St. Aubyn, John Trefusis, John Moyl, Hugh Boscowen, George Kekwich, John Trefusis jun. Thomas Gewen, Richard Chiverton, Christopher Worthival, Anthony Rowse, Nicholas Wadham, Henry Wills, Robert Bennet, Richard Carter, Edward Elliot, John Martin, Richard Penwarren, William Ceeley, Robert Martin, John Carew of Penwarden, Leonard Treis Esquires. Robert Roll, Nicholas Trefusis, Edward Hearl, Francis Wills, John Vivian, Francis Buller of Tregurick, Peter Jenking, John Penrose, John Thomas, James Parker, William Glyn, Edmund Prideaux of Badstow, Francis Courtney, Richard Lovis, John Nicol, Roger Porter, John Jago, Thomas Waddon, James Eresy, John Penrose.
For the County of Cumberland.
Sir Wilfred Lawson knight; William Lawson, William Brisco, Thomas Lamplough, Richard Barwis, John Barwis senr. William Armin, Richard Toulson, John Skelton of Armathwait, Thomas Curwen of Sellapark, Esquires; Miles Halton, Thomas Barwis, Michael Studholm, John Hudson, John Stoddard, Richard Uriel, gent. Thomas Groiston, Thomas Grosthwait, Merchants; Henry Toulson, Col. Cholmley and Ambrose Nicholson, Esquires.
For the County of Derby.
Sir George Grisley, and Sir John Curson Knights and Baronets, Sir John Gell, Sir Edward Cock, Sir Francis Burded, Baronets; Sir Edward Leech, Sir John Cook and Sir Samuel Sleigh, knights; Ralph Clerk, Christopher Horton, William Wolley, Nicholas Leak, Rowland Morewood, John Munday, Randolph Ashenhurst, Henry Wigfol, John Wigley, and Robert Eure, Esquires; Thomas Saunders, George Pool, Edward Lardge, William Savil and Edward Charelton, gent. and Francis Revel Esq; The Maior for the time being, Robert Wilmot, James Abney, Thomas Gell, Recorder, Esquires, Nathanael Hollows, Luke Whittington, Robert Mellar, Aldermen, Mr. Edward Peg, Gervis Bennet, Nicholas Wnmot, and Francis Munday, Esquires.
For the County of Devon.
Sir John Bampfield, Baronet, Sir Richard Strode, Sir Edward Fowel, Edmond Fowel Esq: Josias Calmady, Sir Henry Rosewel, and Sir John Young, knights; Walter Yong, Edmond Prideaux, John Maynard, John Harris of Haym, Francis Rowse, John Waddon, John Rolls, William Fry, Philip Crooker, Robert Savery, Elias Grymes, Arthur Upton, Richard Gilbert, John Mallock of Axmouth, Thomas Crew, Charles Vaughan, John Bear, Henry Pollexfen, John Kelly of Kelly, and Phillip Skippon Esquires; The Maior of Plymouth, for the time being; John Barton of Silverton, John Champneys, Thomas Boon, Philip Harris, Joseph Huntkin, John Marshal, Philip Frances, Thomas Ceeley, Richard Evans, Timothy Alsop, Justinian Peard, Christopher Ceeley and Sampson Heal, Esquires. Sir Gregory Norton and Sir Francis Drake, Baronets; John Drake of Ash. William Basterd and Christopher Savery Esqrs, Sir John Pool, Baronet, Christopher Wood, Robert Duke of Otterton, William Fowel, Thomas Drake of Wiscomb, Matthew Heal. Peter Bevis, Robert Roll, John Dodderidge, Richard Wood, Edmond Davis, John Drake, John Elford and John Tuckfield, Esquires; Sir Nicholas Martin knight, Sir John Northcot, Baronet, Lewis Grymes, Hugh Fortescue and John Fortescue Esquires. The Maior of Dartmouth for the time being, Hugh Trevillian, Peter Specot, William Morris, John Fountain, John Bury, John Quick, Edmond Parker, Edmond Anscot, John Wollacombe, Nicholas Prideaux, Nicholas Roop, John Vaughan and John Carew Esquires; The Maior of Plymouth, Thomas Earl, Richard Rose Henry Walround, John Drake, Richard Duke, John Terling, William Put, Henry Worth, Thomas Haach and William Squire, Esquires; Richard Harris Maior of Barnstaple.
For the City and County of Exon.
City and County of Exon.
The Maior for the time being, Walter White, Edmund Prideaux Esq., Recorder; Simon Snow Esq; John Hackwel, Adam Bennet, Richard Sanders, Christopher Clerk, James Gold, Richard Crossing, John Lovering, Richard Evans, Samuel Clerk and Nicholas Brochin, Gent.
For the County of Dorset.
Charles Lord Cranborn, Sir Walter Earl, knight, John Brown, Edmond Prideaux, Thomas Earl, Thomas Moor, John Trenchard, Dennis Bond, Thomas Grove, Roger Hill, Giles Green and Richard Rose, Esqrs; Sir Thomas Trenchard knight, John Bond Doctor of the Civil Law, John Fitzjames junior, Francis Chettle, Thomas Crompton, Elias Bond, William Hussey, Bartholomew Hall, Thomas Ceeley and Henry Hendley, Esquires; Richard Bury, William Siddenham senior, William Siddenham junior, John Whiteway, William Darby and George Thornhil, Gent. Sir Anthony Ashley Baronet, Richard Bingham, John Bingham, Richard Bradet, John Foy, Christopher Earl, John Squib, Walter Foy, Robert Boteler, Lewis Williams, John Fry, William Fry, and Francis Hollis, Esquires; John Arthur and John Arnold, Gent.
For the Town and County of Pool.
Town and County of Poole.
The Maior for the time being, John Bingham Esq; George Scut senior, Auran Durel, Haviland Healy, William Seut, and John Melmouth, gent. Henry Harding, George Scut junr.
For the County of Durham.
County of Durham
Sir Henry Vane senior, Sir Henry Vane junior, Sir Richard Bellasis, Sir George Vane, knights; John Blackston, Charles Vane, Richard Lilburn, Robert Hutton, Thomas Shadfurth, Christopher Falthorp, Clement Falthorp, Francis Wren Esquires; Sir William Selby, Thomas Mitford Esq; The Maior of Durham for the time being, Christopher Foulthorp, Thomas Bowes, Clement Foulthorp, Timothy Whittingham, Thomas Shadforth, George Gray, gent.
For the East-Riding of the County of York.
Ferdinando Lord Fairfax, Sir Thomas Fairfax Knight, Sir Francis Boynton, Sir William Constable, Baronets, Sir Richard Darley, knight, Sir William Strickland, knight and Baronet, Sir William Allenson, Knight; Sir William St. Quainton Baronet, Francis Thorp, John Anlaby, Richard Darley, John Allured, John Nelthorp, James Nelthorp, The Maior of Beverley for the time being, Joseph Micklethwait, Robert Legard, Christopher Redley, John Stillington, Richard Robinson, Walter Strickland, Charles Bowes, Richard Eddrington, Matthew Allured, and Matthew Boynton, Esquires.
For the North-Riding.
Ferdinando Lord Fairfax, Sir Thomas Fairfax knight, Sir John Danvers, Sir Francis Boynton, Sir William Strickland, Baronets, Sir Richard Darley, Sir John Bourchier, Sir William Allenson, Sir Henry Cholmley, Sir Thomas Norcliff, Sir Henry Francklin, knights; Sir John Wastel, Henry Darley, Bryan Stapleton, Luke Robinson, Thomas Hoyle, Walter Strickland Francis Lascels, Thomas Challenor, William Ascough, George Marwood, Ralph Raymond, Robert Waters, George Ewre, Henry Francklin, Esqrs; The Bayliffs of Scarborough for the time being, and the Aldermen of Richmond, Richard Eltherington, Matthew Beckwith, and Valentine Bourchier, Esquires; James Challenor.
For the West-Riding.
Ferdinando Lord Fairfax, Sir Thomas Fairfax knight, Sir Thomas Malleverer Baronet, Sir Will: Lister, Sir Charles Egerton, and Sir Henry Cholmley, knights; Henry Arthington, Will: White and Thomas Stockdale, Esqrs; Sir Edw: Rhodes, Sir John Savil and Sir Robert Barwick, Knights; Charls Fairfax, John Far, Thomas St. Nicholas, Tho: Dickinson, Will Armitage, John Clayton and Alexander Johnson, Esqrs., Sampson Cooper, Alderman of Rippon.
For the City of York.
City of York.
The Lord Maior for the time being, Ferdinando Lord Fairfax; Sir Thomas Fairfax, Knight; Sir William Allenson, Knight; Sir Thomas Widdrington, knight and Recorder; Sir Robert Barwicke, Knight; Thomas Hoyle, Henry Tompson, John Gelderd, Stephen Watson, Thomas Dickenson, Robert Horner, and Leonard Thompson, Aldermen; Master William Taylor, Mr. Edward Gray, Aldermen.
For the Town and County of Kingston upon Hull.
Town and County of Kingston on-Hull.
The Maior for the time being, Sir Henry Vane, junior; Peregrine Pelham, Esq; John Barnard; Thomas Rakes, John Rogers, and Richard Wood, Gent; Nicholas Denman, William Pople, John Chambers, Joseph Blades, Aldermen.
For the County of Essex.
Sir John Barrington, Knight and Baronet; Sir Harbottle Grimston, Knight and Baronet; Sir Wm. Hicks, Sir William Massam, Sir Richard Everard, Baronets; Sir Martin Lumley, Knight and Baronet; Sir Thomas Cheeke, Sir Henry Mildmay of Wansted; Sir William Roe, Sir Henry Holcroft, Sir Thomas Hunniwood, Sir William Martin, Sir Robert Kempe, Knights; Harbottle Grimston, James Camble, William Massam, John Saire, Timothy Middleton, Henry Mildmay of Graces; Edward Birkhead, William Umfreville, Oliver Ramon, Anthony Luther, Deome Tindall, Robert Barrington, Robert Smith, Sampson Sheffield, Thomas Cooke, Cary Mildmay, Richard Harlackenden, Robert Wiseman of Mayland, John Eldred, John Joslin, Robert Borne, John Meed, John Eden, Thomas Clapton, Arthur Barnardiston, Isaac Allen of Hasle, William Goldingham, John Atwood, Peter Whitcombe, John Brooke, John Harvey, Henry Wiseman, Henry Barrington, Robert Yong, Francis Stoneheard, George Walton, John Watkins, John Langley of Colchester, Thomas Cooke, John Sorrell, William Turner of Winbitch, Robert Vesey, Jeremy Ailet, William Collerd, Robert Crane, Doctor Read of Beawchanger, Robert Calthrope, Thomas Adams of Thackstead, Richard Hawkins of Harwich, John Alleston, Will: Harlackenden, John Thorowgood of Walden, Isaac Wincoll, Thomas Talcot, Samuel Plume, John Shaw the Younger, Francis Williamson of Walden; Francis Nicholson, John Fenning, Robert Talcot, Thomas Alliet, Robert Maydston, Gent. John Brewster, Gent; Samuel Frybourne, Esquire; Colonel Thomas Ailoff, Sir Henry Hayman, Baronet; Joachim Matthews.
For the Town of Colchester.
The Maior of Colchester for the time being; Harbottle Grimston Esquire, Recorder; John Joselyne, Deputy Recorder; Henry Barrington, John Langley, Robert Buckston, Ralph Harrison, Thomas Wade, Master Cox, and William Cooke, Aldermen.
For the County of Glocester.
County of Gloucester.
Sir Giles Overberry, Knight; James Fienes, Esq; Nathaniel Stephen Esq. Sir John Horton, Knt. Edward Stephens, Sir Richard Onslow Knight; Sir William Hicks, Baronet; John Stephens, Thomas Stephens Esqrs, Richard Stephens Esq, Sir John Seymor, Knight; Edward Popham, John Lenthall, Esquires; Walter Kyrle, Anthony Clifford Esq. Will: Leigh; Silvanus Wood, Thomas Hodges, Samuel Coddrington, Thomas Pewry, William Brown, Will: Fry, Thomas Walter, Robert Holdsworth, William Shepheard, Mathew Herbert, Esquires; John Coddrington Esq; John Phettiplace, Thomas Eastcourt Esqrs; Stephen Fowler, Gentleman; Mathew Huntley, William Stafford, and Philip Langley, senior; Anthony Kingscot, Thomas Walter of Hatfield, and Richard Meworth Esqs; John Keyt, Thomas Chamberlaine, Richard Aylworth, George Ken, John Dorney, Robert Kyrle, William Cooke, Thomas James, and Walter Nurse Esquires. William Selwine, John Brayne, Thomas Ayleway, Robert Waterhouse, John Barnard, John Clerke, Jeremy Buck, Richard Yate the younger; Gent; William Caple, and John Nurse, Gent.
For the City of Glocester and the County of the City.
City, and County of City of Gloucester
The Maior for the time being, William Lenthall Esq. Speaker of the House of Commons, and Recorder of the said City, John Lenthall, Thomas Pury, John Brewston, Thomas Hill, William Singleton, Dennis Wise, and John Dorney, Esquires; The Sheriffs for the time being. William Caple, and Luke Nurse Esquires.
For the County of Hereford.
Sir Robert Harley, Knight of the Bath, Sir Edward Powell, knight and Baronet; Sir John Kyrle, Baronet; Sir Robert Pye, Knight, senior; Walter Kyrle, Francis Kyrle, Edward Harley, Robert Kerle, Thomas Baskervile, Ambrose Elton senior; William Littleton; Edward Brawton, Samuel More, John Flacket senior, John Flacket junior; Thomas Rawlins, Francis Pember, Samuel Trotman, John Patshall, William Crowther, John James, Henry Jones, John Cholmley, Colonel John Birch, and Thomas Blaney Esqrs; Nathaniel Wright, Doctor in Physick.
For the County of Hertford.
Charles Lord Viscount Cranborn, Robert Cecil Esq. Sir Richard Lewry, Knight and Baronet, Sir John Garret and Sir John Read, Baronets; Sir Thomas Dacres, Sir Wm. Litton, Sir John Witterong, Knights; Richard Gennings, Rowland Litton, Ralph Freeman, William Lemmon, William Priestley, Thomas Tooke, Edward Wingate and John Heyden Esqrs. John King, Doctor of Physick; Alexander Wyld, Richard Porter, Gabriel Barber, Capt. Scroggs, and Gravely Norton, Esqrs; William Carter, Thomas Mead, William Dawges, Isaac Puller, Gent; John Healing, John Homerston, John Robotham, Joseph Daulton, of Hertford; William Foxwist, Esq; John Pemberton and Roger Pemberton, Esqrs; Sir Brocket Spencer, Baronet; Thomas Dockery, John Hormerston Senior, Edmond Smith, and Thomas Dacres, Esquires.
The Maior for the time being, William Foxwist Esqre. Recorder; John King Doctor of Physick, John Robotham and John Pemberton Esqrs; Roger Pemberton and William Leamon Esqrs.
For the County of Huntington.
George Mountague, Edward Mountague, Valentine Walton, Onslow Winch, Abraham Burrell, Terrill Joceling, and Oliver Cromwell Esquires, Sir William Armyne, Knight and Baronet, Thomas Templer, John Bonner, Robert Vintner, and William Drury, Gentlemen; Doctor Simcotts, William Leaman Esq; Sir Thomas Dacres, Kn; Adam Hill and Jo. Castle Esq; Sir John Dreydon, Baronet; Robert Harry, Gervase Fullwood, Gentlemen.
For the County of Kent.
John Bois of Friswell, Esq; John Bois of Betshanger, Esq: Sir William Strickland, Sir Edward Monins, Sir James Oxenden, Knight; Henry Oxenden Esq; Sir Thomas Peirce, John Dixwell, Collonel Henry Honniwood; Sir Richard Hardresse, Robert Hales, Esquires; Sir Thomas Godfrey, Sir Michael Livesay, Colonel William Kenricke, Master Bix, Capt. Plumer senior; Captaine Thomas Plumer junior; Master Robert Scot, Sir John Honniwood Capt. Thomas Westrowes, Captain Thomas Bradnox, Sir Henry Heyman; Sir Peter Godfrey; Lambert Godfrey, Richard Browne, Collonell John Browne; Sir John Rivers; Sir Humphrey Tufton, Sir Isaac Sedley, Captaine Augustine Skinner, Capt. Richard Beale; Captaine Richard Lee, Master George Newman, Sir John Reyney, Sir Nicholas Miller, William James and William Skinner, Anthony Hammon, Esquires; Sir Thomas Walsingham; Sir Thomas Styles, Baronets; Sir Anthony Weldon, Master Thomas Blunt; Master Thomas Seliard, William Boothby, Edward Bois of Betshanger, Esq; William Read of Folkeston, the Maior of Dover for the time being, Stephen Monnis, William Skinner Esq; John Twistleton, Collonel Tompson; John Goldwell Esq, and Edward Ash Esq. Sir Edward Masters, John Nutt Esq. and Sir William Man, Sir John Roberts.
For the City and County of the City of Canterbury.
City and County of City of Canterbury.
The Maior for the time being, Sir Edward Masters, Sir William Man, Sir John Roberts, Knights; Thomas Den, Recorder; John Nutt, Thomas Scott Esqrs., Avery Sabine, Allen Epps, Gent; John Ladd and John Lee, Aldermen.
For the County of Lancaster.
Sir Richard Hoghton, Baronet; Robert Maudsley, Thomas Whittingham, Esquires, Peter Brook, William Laughton, George Piggot, Gentlemen; Sir Ralph Ashton, Sir Thomas Stanley, Baronets; Richard Ashton of Dowlam, Ralph Ashton of Middleton, Richard Shuttleworth, Alexander Rigby, John Moore, Richard Holland, Edward Butterworth, John Bradshaw, William Ashurst, Peter Eggerton, John Newell, George Dodding, Nicholas Cunliff, John Starkey, Thomas Birch, and Thomas Fell, Esquires, Robert Cowliff, Thomas Chethan of Nuthurst, Savill Ratcliff Esqr, John Halstead of Rooley, and Samuel Birch of Ardwicke, Gentlemen.
For the County of Leicester.
Thomas Lord Gray, Theophilus Gray, Sir Edward Hartop Senior; Sir Arthur Haslerigg, Sir George Villars, Baronet; Sir Martin Lister, Sir Thomas Hartop, Sir Roger Smith, William Quarles, John St. John, Thomas Babington, Peter Temple, Arthur Staveley, Henry Smith, Thomas Haslerigg, William Hewet, William Noell, and Sir Francis Hacker, Thomas Beawmont, William Danvers, Thomas Cottne, John Stafford, Thomas Puchin, William Sheereman, Thomas Goddard, and William Jessen, Esquires; John Goodman, John Swinfield, William Stanley, Richard Ludlam, and Edward Gardock, Aldermen; William Benbridge, William Hartoake, Esquires; Gamaliell Purefoy Esquire.
For the County of Lincolne. Linsey.
County of Lincoln. Linsey.
Edward Lord Clinton, William Pierrepoint, Nathaniel Fines Esq; Sir John Wray, Knt, and Baronet; Sir William Armyne, Baronet; Sir Edward Ascough, Sir Hammond Whichcott, Sir Anthony Irby, Knight; John Wray, Francis Fiens alias Clinton, Edmond Ayscough, Thomas Grantham, Thomas Hatcher, Edmond Anderson, Mollineux Disney, Henry Pelham, Esq; Edward Rossiter, William Wray, Francis Thornagh, William Owfeild, Francis Missenden, William Wolley, Charles Hall, Henry Massenbeard, Dreyner Massenbeard, Alex. Emerson, Tho. Rosseter, John Sheffield, William Broxholme, John Nelthorpe, Richard Bryan, Isaac Knight, Edward Skinner and Vincent Amcotts Esquires, Thomas Rand, and Nehemiah Rawson, Gentlemen.
For the parts of Kesteven.
Parts of Kesteven.
Edward Lord Clinton. William Pierrepoint Esq. Sir William Armyne, Sir Richard Earle, Sir John Brownlow, Sir William Brownlow, Sir Thomas Trollop, Baronets; Sir Hammond Whichcott, Knight; Thomas Grantham, Sir Thomas Hatcher; Alexander Popham, Thomas Lister, Mountague Cholmlye, Francis Peirpoint, William Armyne, Henry Pelham, Edmund Hall, William Welby, John Weaver, Richard Williams, William Dowman, John Disney, Molineux Disney, William Ellis, Esquires; Edward Skipwith, John Archer, William Bury, William Savile, Thomas Cornwallis, William Thompson, Esquires; the Aldermen of Stamford, and the Aldermen of Grantham for the time being, Edmund Ellis, and William Lister, Esquires.
For the parts of Holland.
Parts of Holland.
Sir Thomas Trollop, Baronet; Sir Anthony Irby, Knt; William Ellis, William Lorton, James Harrington, Thomas Oagle, Thomas Read, John Harrington, Thomas Irby, John Hobson, John Willesby Samuel Cust, Francis Mussenden, Esquires; William Hobson, Francis Empson, Thomas Hall, Wyat Perkins, Edward Tilson, Martin Johnson, Thomas Welby, Thomas Corry, John Whiting, Gentlemen.
For the Burrough of Boston, in the County of Lincoln.
Borough of Boston, in Lincolnshire.
The Maior for the time being, William Ellis Esq. Recorder; Edward Tillson, John Whiting, Thomas Askham, Charles Empson, Thomas Welbey, Thomas Law, Thomas Tooly, Aldermen; Edmond Tilson, Alderman; Edmond Adlord, Alderman; John Brown, John Whiting, Gent.
For the City of Lincoln.
City of Lincoln.
The Maior for the time being, Henry Pelham, Recorder; Will: Marshall, Alderman; — Marshall, Alderman; Alderman Goodnap, Alderman Brassebridge, Captaine Origen Perte, Citizen; Edward Ennis, Alderman, Thomas Grantham, Thomas Lister, Esquires; Richard Ward, Alderman.
For the City of London.
City of London.
The Maior for the time being, Isaac Pennington, Alderman; Sir John Wollaston, Knt. Thomas Atkins, Alderman, Sir Thomas Soame, Sir Jacob Gerrard, Knights and Aldermen; John Warner, Alderman; Abraham Reynoldson, Sir George Gerrard, Knight and Alderman; Sir George Clerk, Knight and Alderman; Thomas Andrews, John Foulk, William Gibbs, Richard Chambers; Thomas Foot; John Kenrick, Simon Edmonds; Samuel Avery, George Witham, John Byde, Thomas Vinor, Aldermen; Christopher Peak, Alderman; Samuell Vassall and John Ven, Esquires.
For the County of Middlesex, City and Liberty of Westminster.
Middlesex and City and Liberty of Westminster.
George, Earl of Desmond, Sir Harry Vane Senior, Knight, Sir Richard Winne, Knight and Baronet, Sir Gilbert Gerrard, Baronet, Sir Edward Barkham, Knt. and Baronet; Sir Thomas Fowler, knight and Baronet; Sir Richard Sprignall, Baronet; Sir Gregory Norton, Baronet; Sir Edward Hungerford, Knight of the Bath; Sir John Danvers, Sir John Francklin, Sir Robert Pye senior, Sir John Hippesley, Sir William Roberts, Sir John Trevor, Sir James Harrington, Sir Edward Powel, knights; The Lieutenant of the Tower of London for the time being, Laurence Whitticare, Francis Gerrard, John Huxley, John Trenchard, William Wheeler, John Morris, Richard Dunton, Thomas Lane, John Spelman, Robert Scawen, Humphrey Edwards, John Brown, John Packer, Robert Packer, Justinian Paget, and Thomas Swallow, Thomas Fawconbridge and Laurence Swetnam, Esquires; William Bell, George Manley, William Hawkins, John Brigham, William Barnes, Steven Bowreman, and Edward Marten, Gentn; Silvanus Taylor, John Honner, James Parcoll, Ralph Hall, Isaac Pennington, Alderman of London, William Leaman, William Jones, Esquires; Sir Thomas Middleton, knight; Edward Carter, Solomon Smith, Daniel Proctor, John Hooker, Josias Barners, Gilbert Gerrard, John Hawtrey, Thomas Marsh, Thomas Hubbard, James Prince, Esquires; William Boswell, William Collins, John Hook, Esquires; John Bois, Philip Skippon, Thomas Pury Esquires; John Brown, Maurice Thompson, William Short, Esquires; Matthew Herbert Esquire, George Merrifield, Kelway Gaydoil, and William Smith, Gent.
For the County of Monmouth.
John Herbert Esquire, Sir Trever Williams, Thomas Morgan, William Herbert, Henry Herbert, William Morgan, Edmund Morgan, Thomas Herbert, Thomas Hughs, William Jones, William Baker, Thomas Pury Junior, Henry Baker, John Parry, John Walter, John Hawbury Esquires, Henry Vaughan, Christopher Catchmey, William Blethin, Roger Williams, William Parker, Rice Williams, Gent.
For the County of Northampton.
William Lord Fitz Williams, William Ward Esq, Sir John Dreyden, Sir Gilbert Pickering Baronet, George Montagu, John Crew, Zouch Tate, Esquires; Sir Christopher Yelverton Knight and Baronet; Richard Knightley Esq, Sir John Norwich, Sir Edward Nicholls, Baronets; Sir Richard Samuell, Sir Humphrey Orme, knights; John Barnard, Richard Knightley, Edward Hanbury, Philip Holman, Edward Harbey, Richard Samuell, John Norton, John Claypool, John Thornton, Thomas Pentcloe, Richard Owesley, Thomas Elmes senior, and William Jesson, John Cartwright, William Lisle, Thomas Andrews, and Richard Andrews, Esquires; Sir John Egerton, Sir Sam. Danvers, Baronets; Sir Joh. Danvers Knight; Rob. Andrews Esq, Oliver Saint John, Toby Chancey. Thomas Brook, Richard Trist, Joh. Wiseman, William Dreyden, Erasmus Dreyden, William Barnard, Esquires, Henry Freeman, Francis Quarls the younger, John Clerk, Edw. Shuckburgh, Edward Farmer, Edward Onby, John Parker, John Claypool, Esquires; William Verin Gent; William Downhall Esquire.
Charles Morison, Esq. John Mansel Esquire; John Ward Esquire to be added to the Commissioners for Northamptonshire.
For the Towne of Northampton.
Town of Northampton.
The Maior of Northampton for the time being, John Gifford, John Fisher, and Francis Rushworth, Aldermen.
For the County of Nottingham.
William Pierpont, F. Pierpont Esqrs., Sir Edward Wortley Knight; Sir William Lister Knight; Francis Thornhagh, John Hutchinson, Gervas Piggott, Gilbert Millington, Joseph Widmerpoole, Charles White, Nicholas Charleton, Clement Spelman, Jervis Raynes, Henry Ireton, Edw. Ayscough, Esquires; John Mason, William Nix, John Martin, Gentlemen; Sir Edw. Wortley Knight; Huntington Plumtree Doctor in Physick; Robert Rayns Esq.
The Bailiff of Retford for the time being; Sir Hardolph Wasteyes, Baronet, Hardolph Wasteyes, Edward Nevil, Richard Dobson, William Clerkson, Miles Newton Esquires, Christopher Husley, Thomas Bristow, and John Pinder, Gent.
For the Town and County of Nottingham.
Town and County of Nottingham.
The Maior for the time being, Francis Pierpont, Gilbert Millington, James Chadwick, Chas. White, Nicholas Charleton Esquires; Huntington Plumtree, Doctor of Physick, John James, William Nix, Aldermen; John Gregory, Gent.
For the County of Norfolk.
Sir Thomas Woodhouse knight and Baronet; Sir John Holland Baronet; Sir John Pots knight and Baronet; Sir William Paston, Baronet; Sir John Palgrave knight and Baronet; Sir Richard Berney, Baronet; Sir Isaac Astley knight and Baronet; Sir William Playter, knight and Baronet; Sir Ralph Haire, Baronet; Sir Valentine Pell, knight; Sir Miles Hubbert, knight of the Bath; Sir William Doyley knight; Sir Thomas Beddingfield, Sir Thomas Guybon, Sir Thomas Gawdy; Sir Edward Astley; Sir Thomas Hoogan; and Sir George Windham, knights; William Heveningham, Framlingham Gaudy, John Spelman, John Coke, James Galethorpe, Erasmus Earle, Miles Corbet, Robert Wood, Thomas Windham, Thomas Atkin, John Buxton, Gregory Gawfell, Philip Skippon, Philip Beddingfield, John Houghton, Robert Houghton, James Scamler, John Walpoole, Robert Walpoole, Edw. Chamberlayne, Thomas Russell, Robert Wilton, Robert Jeremy, Hamond Ward, Thomas Wilde, Samuel Smith, Thomas Southerton, Robert Shepherd, Edward Heyward, Roger Townsend, Thomas Waller, Thomas Wright, Robert Long, John Webb, James de Grey, Esquires; John Reimes, Henry King, William Coney, John Brewster, Gent., Edward Gawdy, Robert Rich, Martin Sedley, Henry Tailor, George Hunt, Esquires; Toby Frier, Thomas Toll, Esqrs; Gabriel Barber Doctor of Physick, Simon Smith, John Beckham, Thomas Lincolne of Thetford, and Isaac Penington Esquires.
For the City and County of Norwich.
City and County of Norwich.
The Maior for the time being, Samuel Smith Esq. Recorder; Erasmus Earle Esq; Steward, Thomas Atkin of London, Aldermen; Christopher Barret, John Toby, Adrian Parmiter, John Thacker, Matthew Peckover, Henry Watts, Samuel Putkell, William Simons, Matthew Linsy, Thomas Toft, Thomas Barret, Aldermen; the Sheriffs for the time being, Charles George Cocke Esq; John Salter, Sam. Brewster, John Cullior, Henry King, John Toft, and Thomas Wasted.
The Maior for the time being, Miles Corbet, Esquire, Recorder Thomas Toll, John May, Edward Robinson, Tho. Slanye, Nath. Maxey, and Bartholomew Wormall, Aldermen.
For Great Yarmouth.
The Bayliffs for the time being, Miles Corbet Esq. Recorder; Edward Owner, Thomas Johnson, Thomas Craine, Robert Gower, Thomas Carter, and Thomas Gooch, Aldermen.
For the County of Northumberland.
Sir John Fenwick knight and Baronet; Sir John Delavall, Sir Thomas Widdrington, Sir William Selbey of Twissal, Knights; Thomas Middleton, George Fenwick, William Fenwick, Robert Clavering, William Shafftow, Robert Fenwicke, Thomas Lawrraigne, Henry Ogle, John Saltkield, Charles Middleton, Edward Fenwick of Staunton; George Payler, Esq; Ralph Saltkeild, Tho. Pye, Henry Horsely, Gent, Sir Arthur Haslerig, Baronet.
For the County of Oxford.
County of Oxford.
William Lenthal Esq. Speaker of the House of Commons, and Master of the Rolls; Thomas Lord Viscount Wenman, Sir John Danvers, knight; James Fiennes, John Fiennes, Esquires; Sir Peter Temple knight and Baronet; Sir Robert Pye senior, Knight; Sir William Cob, knight; John Doyley, John Thynn, Thomas Knight, William Tipping, Robert Scroope, Edw. Clerke, Edmund Dunch, and Bulstrode Whitlock, Esqrs., Sir Peter Wentworth, Knight of the Bath; Sir Nath. Brent, Knight; Sir James Harrington knight; John Lenthall, Thomas Tipping, Edward Dixon, Barthol. Hall, Will. Draper, Tho. Appletree, Rob. Jenkinson Rich. Coape, John Tanner, Tho. Hailes, Vincent Barry Esq; Henry Goodwin, Will. Bartholomew, Gent.
For the University and City of Oxford.
University and City of Oxford.
The Maior for the time being, Bulstrode Whitlocke Esq. Recorder; Sir Nathaniell Brent knight; John Selden, Robert Boone, John Doyley, and Thomas Dennis Esquires; Doctor Clayton, Doctor Saunders, Alderman Southam, Alderman Whistler; John Nixon, Marten Wright, Aldermen.
For the County of Rutland.
Thomas Lord Gray of Grooby, Sir Edward Harrington, knight and Baronet, Sir James Harrington knt., Evers Armyn, Thomas Wait, John Osborne, Thomas Levit, Christopher Browne, Robert Horsman, and Samuell Barker Esquires; Joh. Hatcher, Joh. Greene, Will. Busby, Will. Grice, Edward Horseman, and William Grise, Gent. Richard Halford, Evererd Faulkner, John Holhead, Peter Tryall Esquires.
For the Town and County of Newcastle-upon-Tine.
Town and County of Newcastle-on Tyne.
The Maior for the time being, John Blakiston Esq. Henry Warmouth, Henry Dawson, Thomas Ledyard, William Dawson, Thomas Bonnet, George Dawson, Aldermen; Henry Wrawlins, Edward Man, Christopher Nicholson, Robert Ellison, George Fenwicke, Robert Yong, George Blackiston, Phineas Allen, Gentlemen; Mark Shaftoe Esquire, Recorder.
For the County of Salop.
Sir John Corbet, Baronet; Sir Humph. Briggs, Knight and Baronet; Sir Thomas Middleton, Knight; Rob. Wallopp, Tho. Mitton, Tho. Nichols, Humph. Mackworth, Walter Long, Robert Corbet, Will. Pierrepoint, Andrew Floyd of Aston, Lancelot Lee, Thomas Hunt, John Corbet, Robert Powell, Sam. Moor, Will. Steeventon, Will. Littleton, Francis Foster, Thomas Kettleby, Edw. Witchcot, Robert Clew, Robert Charleton, Tho. Markworth, Rowland Hunt, Humph. Edwards, Leighton Owen, Roger Rowley, Will. Jones, Esquires; Tho. Moore, Creswell Taylor, Isaiah Thomas, and John Proud, Gentlemen; Arthur Chamber Esq; Hercules Kinnersley, and Tho. Baker, Gent. Thomas Cleve Esq; Rowland Hill, Thomas Locher and William Cotton, Esq; Arthur Ward, Richard Whitehall, John Wiburnbury, Samuel Sanford, Gent. John Thynn, Doctor William Childe, Jeremiah Powell, Richard Harris, Henry Powell of Worthen, Edward Cresset, Francis Harris, Mich. Stephens, Isaac Shepherd, Owen George, John Ashton, Gent., Harcourt Leighton; Thomas Gardner, Esquires. the Maior of Shrewsbury for the time being.
For the County of Stafford.
Sir William Brereton, Baronet, Sir Charles Egerton, and Sir John Merrick, Knights, John Bowyer, Edward Leigh, Michael Noble, John Swinfen, Samuel Fenwick, Thomas Crumpton, Edward Mannering, William Jolley, Edward Broughton, Esquires. Henry Stone, Philip Jackson, Leicester Burdet, Joseph Whitehall, Thomas Pudsey, William Bendy and John Simcox. Gent. Richard Pyott, Michael Biddulph, Matthew Morton, Edward Broughton, John Chetwood, Esquires.
For the City of Lichfield.
City of Lichfield.
The Bayliff for the said City for the time being; the Sheriff of the City for the time being; Michael Biddolph Esq. Michael Noble Esquire, Richard Drafegate, Thomas Saxan, Henry Mote and Thomas Miners, Gentlemen.
For the County of Somerset.
Sir Edward Hungerford, knight of the Bath, Sir John Horner, knight, Alexander Popham, Robert Wallop, Edmund Prideaux, Hugh Rogers, Roger Hill de Poundeford, John Ash, Edward Popham, William Strode, Richard Norton, Clement Walker, Thomas Hodges, Robert Blake, John Harrington, John Pyne, John Palmer, George Searle, Thomas Grove, Lislebon Long, George Horner, James Ash, Esquires; Colonel John Ven, William Stroad jun. Esquires; John Preston, Henry Henley, Henry Bonner, William Capel, Thomas Hippesley, Jonathan Pitts, Richard Cole, John Buckland, John Witbye, Robert Gough, John Wrough, Charles Stemins, Edwd. Baber, Thomas Bamfield, Nicholas Saunders, George Lutterell, Esqrs. Giles Strangeways of East Charlton, William Pryn, Esq. Sir John Farewell knight; John St. Barbe, John Carew, James Stroud, William Orrenge, Esquires; Roger Hill of Taunton, and Master Souder Tin, Gent. and the Maior of Taunton for the time being; George Luttrel, Alexander Pym, John Newton, Marmaduke Gennings, Esquires, William Ceely Esq: Thomas Latch, Edward Ceeley, Richard Trevillian, Henry Minterne, Jonathan Pits, Thomas English, John Harvey, Humphrey Blake, George Sampson jun. Robert, Richard Raw, Matthew Clift, Richard Bovet, Henry Hatfell, Robert Quick, Richard Aldworth, Gentlemen.
For the City of Bath.
The Maior for the time being, John Atwood, Thomas Burford, John Biggs, Matthew Clift, Aldermen; John Parker, and John Perce, Gent.
For the City and County of Bristol.
City and County of Bristol.
The Maior and Sheriffs for the time being, Edmund Prideaux Recorder; Richard Aldworth, John Gunning, Luke Hodges, Henry Gibbs, Joseph Jackson, Hugh Brown, Esquires. John Yong, Walter Sandy Gentlemen; John Birch Esq; Robert Aldworth, John Hagget, Richard Vickerise, Esquires; Josias Clutterburgh, George Hart, John Pope, William Grigg, James Powel, Dennis Hollister, Thomas Shewell, Robert Haines, Gent.
For the County of Southampton.
County of Southampton.
Sir Henry Worsely Baronet, Sir William Uvedal, Sir Thomas Gervais, Sir John Evelin, Sir Henry Mildmay, and Sir John Crumpton, Knts; Robert Wallop, Richard Whitehead, Richard Norton, William Jephson, Oliver Crumwel, Edward Doddington, John Lisle, John Button, William Wheeler, Edward Hooper, John Buckley, Robert Reynolds, John Kemp, William Stephens, Arthur Hide, Esquires; John St. Barbe, Edward Goddard, John Hook, Nicholas Love, William Pit, Thomas Hussey, Richard Major, John Button jun. John Woodbridge, Edward Downe, Henry Campion, Thomas Bettsworth, Francis Tilney, John Fielder, William Wither, Francis Rivet, Thomas Cole, Henry Brumfield, James Tutt, Richard Moore, Thomas Cresswell of Heckfield, and John Pitman, Esqrs; Edward Boat, John Hildersley, Alexander Wilson, William Wouldgar, Moor Fant le Roy, Thomas Dowse of Elden, William Goore and Thomas Gale, Gentlemen,: the Maior of Winton for the time being; Ralph Riggs, and— White Alderman; Edward Exton, George Gallop, Francis Allen, Thomas Dowse, of Wall; Robert Reynolds, Richard Cobb Esquires.
For the Isle of Wight.
Isle of Wight
Sir Henry Worsely Baronet, Sir William Lisle and Sir John Leigh Knights, John Lisle, John Bulkeley, John Kemp, Esq; Sir Robert Dillington Baronet, Sir John Barrington, Knight and Baronet; Ralph Dillington, William Oglander, William Boreman, John Worseley, Thomas Boreman, Will. Stephens, Edw. Dennis, John Richards Esqrs. Thomas Wavell, Thomas Legg, Eustace Man, Gent, and Sir John Dingley Knight.
For the Town and County of the Town of Southampton.
Town and County of Town of Southampton.
The Maior for the time being, George Gallop, Edward Exton, Thomas Mason, Richard Whitehead, Paul Mercer, Richard Major, William Stanley, Robert Wroth, Henry Brasbridge, and Peter Legay, Merchants.
For the County of Suffolk.
Leicester Devereux Esq; Sir Edmund Bacon knight and Baronet; Sir William Playter, Sir Simond d'Ewes, Knights and Baronets. Sir William Spring, Sir Buts Bacon, Baronets; Sir Roger North, Sir John Wentworth, Sir Thomas Beddingfield, Sir Nathaniel Barnardiston, Sir William Soame, Sir John Rowse, Sir Philip Parker, Sir Thomas Barnardiston knights. William Heveningham, Brampton Gurdon senr., Henry North senr., Morris Barrow, Isaac Appleton, Henry North junr. Nicholas Bacon, Charles Fleetwood, James Catehorn, John Gurdon, Thomas Bacon, Nathaniel Bacon, Francis Bacon, John Brooks, William Blois, Thomas Bloss, Brampton Gurdon junr., Thomas Terrill, Thomas Cole, John Hodges, John Coulton, Richard Pepis, Edmund Harvey, Gibson Lucas, Robert Brewster, Theo. Vaughan, James Hobert, Francis Brewster, William Lawrence, Alexander Bence, Squire Bence, Esquires; Thomas Gip of Bery, Master Manning, Giles Barnardiston, Saml. Fairweather of Halfworth, and Thomas Dandy Gent., Isaac Penington Esquire.
For the Town of Ipswich.
The Bailiffs for the time being, Nath. Bacon Esq. Recorder, Francis Bacon, John Alduss, Rob. Duncon, Peter Fisher.
For Bury St. Edmonds.
Bury St. Edmunds.
The Aldermen for the time being, Thomas Chaplin, Samuel Moody, and Master Clerk.
The Bailiff for the time being, Francis Bacon Recorder, Thomas Johnson, John Wall, Gentlemen.
For the County of Surrey with the Borough of Southwarke.
Surrey, with Borough of Southwark
William Lord Mounson, Benjamin Weston Esqr, Sir Ambrose Browne, Baronet, Sir Thomas Gervase, Sir Richard Onslow, Sir John Dingley, Sir John Howland, Sir William Elliot, Sir Richard Bettison, Sir Mathew Brand, Sir Thomas Walsingham, Sir Robert Needham, Sir Robert Parkhurst. Sir Robert Wood, Sir Robt. Gorge, and Sir John Eveling, Sir John Lenthall, and Sir Edmund Burges knights; Edmond Jordaine, Thomas Sands, Nicholas Love, James Sherley, Nicholas Staughton, George Farewell, Henry Tonstall, Arthur Onslow, Robert Wood, Francis Darke, George Eveling, of Wotton; John Goodwin, Robert Goodwin, John Farewell, Henry Wesson, Thomas Locke, John Turner, John Cartwright, Sackford Gunston, Robert Purse, Robert Meade, and Lancelot Johnson Esquires; Robert Holman, George Tompson, Robert Hawton, Cornelius Cooke, Richard Wright, George Snelling, Henry Hardwick Esquires. William Oldfield, Herbert Hay, George Duncome, Arthur Squibb, Samuell Rowse, Robert Tichborne, John Loyd Esquires, William Wimershall, Sir Poynings Moore, Thomas Smith and Edward Bish junior; Sir Thomas Evelin Knight, and Robert Hatton Esquires.
For the County of Sussex.
Sir Thomas Pelham, Sir Thomas Parker, Sir John Chapman, Sir Gregory Norton, Baronets, Anthony Stapeley, Herbert Morley, Sir Thomas Ersefield of Hollington, Henry Shelley, John Baker, Hall Ravenscroft, Edward Dowse, William Hay, Peter Farven, Thomas Geffery, William Michelbourne, Thomas Collins, John Board, Anthony Crewtenden, Anthony Fowle, Francis Selwyn. William Newton senior, William Cawley, Thomas Middleton, John Downs, James Temple, Thomas Chase, Ralph Cooper, George Churcher, and Peter Bettisworth of Fiening Esquires; Thomas Henshaw, William Freeman, Thomas Greene of Marden, Thomas Millet of Marden, William Cooke, Nicholas Sheppard, John Fagg, William Morley, Humphrey Edwards, Arthur Pittesworth, George Green, Philip Jermin Sergeant at Law, Stephen Humphrey, Nathaniell Studley, Robert Spence, Roger Gratwicke, William Spence, Robert Heath, John Everingden, Edward Maning, Thomas White, Richard Yates, John Roberts, Thos. Challenor Esquires; Captaine Symond Everenden, Thomas Brian, Henry Peck Esquires: The Maior of Chichester for the time being, Ambrose Trayton, Thomas Springet Esquires; Sir William Culpeper Baronet, Sir Thomas Henly, knight; and Master Whitfield, John Pelham, Herbert Hay Esquires: William Waterhouse Gent.
For the County of Warwick.
Sir Peter Wentworth knight of the Bath; William Jesson, Godfrey Bosvile, William Purefoy, John Barker, John Hales, William Colemore, Thomas Willoughby, Thomas Boughton, Anthony Staughton Esquires; Gamaliell Purefoy, George Abbot, Walden Woollington, Thomas Bassinet, and Robert Willcox Esq., Sir Robert Litton, Col. Archer, and Edward Peito, Esqre. Sir John Burgaine, Baronet; Sir Roger Burgaine, Knight; Peter Burgaine, Richard Lucey, John Bridges, Paule Wentworth, Christopher Hayles Esquires.
For the City and County of Coventry.
City and County of Coventry.
The Maior for the time being, William Jesson, John Barker, John Rogerson, Aldermen; Mr. Matthew Smith, Mr. Samuel Snell and Mr. John Wightwick, Richard Jesson. and Richard Hopkins. Gentlemen.
For the County of Worcester.
Sir Thomas Rouse Baronet, John Wyld Serjeant-at-Law, Richard Cressheld, Serjeant at Law. Humphrey Salway, Jervis Buck Esq., Edmond Gyles, Wil. Stephens, Hen. Hunt, Thomas Symonds, Will Lyggon, Henry Brumley of Upton, Will. Browne, Will. Moore, Will. Collins, Tho. Cooke, Tho. Milward, and John Gyles, Tho. Yong, Humphrey Grisold Gent., Jo. Dormer, Edw. Thomas, Will Jefferies, Jo. Latham, Tho. Jolly, Edmund Wyld, Nicholas Lechmere, Tho. Graves, Will. Dingley, John Egwicke, Edward Pit, Charles Cornewallis, Henry Brumley of Upton, Samuel Gardner, William Jefferies Esquire.
For the County of Worcester.
The Maior for the time being, Jo. Wyld, Serjeant at Law, Recorder, John Nash, and Henry Foard, Aldermen. Robert Stiropp, Daniel Dobbins, James Taylor, and Nicholas Wyldey, Gentlemen.
For the County of Wilts.
Philip Lord Herbert, Charles Lord Cranborn, James Herbert, Benjamin Weston, Esquires; Sir Edw. Hungerford knight of the Bath; Sir Nevil Pool, Sir Edward Bainton, Sir John Evelin, knts. Edward Bainton, Alexander Popham, Walter Long, Edward Pool, Robert Jennet, Thomas Hodges, Richard Whitehead, Thomas Moor, John Ash, Robert Nicholas, William Wheeler, Philip Smith, and Edward Ash, Esquires; Sir John Danvers, knt.; Sir Anthony Ashly-Cooper Baronet; Edmund Ludlow senior, Edmund Ludlow junior, Alexander Thistlethwaite, William Sadler, Edward Goddard, Thomas Bennet of Norton, Robert Hippisley, Edmund Wainford, John Lisle, John Bulkley, William Stevens, Thomas Grove, Henry Hungerford, Edward Tucker Esquires; John Goddard, Edward Marten, Gabriel Marten, Thomas Goddard, Edward Stokes, Richard Talbois, Richard Jefford, William Jessy, Thomas Baily, Robert Good and Robert Brown, gent. John Stephens, William Husses, and Thomas Hussey Esquires; Richard Crouch, William Colne Thomas Carter, Robert Nicholas of Semley, Edward Stratton, Edward Manning, and Edward Nicholas, gent. John Dove, John Laurence, Thomas Hunt, Esquires; Humphrey Ditton, Gent. The Maior of Sarum for the time being, John Ivy, sen. Francis Dove, John Read, and William Grove, gent. Francis Hollis, William Eyres, Francis Leigh, Thomas Estcourt of Sherston, and William Mountjoy Esquires; William Earbery, Richard Franklin of Sherston; William Reddish, John Tayler, Thomas Methwin gent.
For the County of Westmerland.
James Bellingham of Levans, Henry Laurence, Richard Salway, Henry Ireton, Edward Wilson, Nicholas Fisher, Rowland Dawson, Albon Bellingham, Esquires; Roger Baitman, Richard Brainthwait, Gervas Benson, James Bellingham of Gathorn, Thomas Braithwait, John Cowel, William Knipe, Joseph Booth, Robert Stevenson, gent.
For the Isle of Anglesey.
Isle of Anglesey.
Sir Thomas Middleton, Thomas Buckley, Nicholas Bagnal, Thomas Mitton, Thomas Glyn, John Wood, Hugh Owen, Richard Wood, Richard Owen-Theodor, Esquires; Owen Holland, gent. William Griffith Doctor of Law, William Bauld, Henry Owen, Price Loyd, Richard Merrick, Owen Wood, and William Jones, Esquires.
Hore Games, Howel Gwyn, of Glanbran, John Wayliff, Edward Rumsey, Edmund Games, Thomas Lewis, gent.
Sir Richard Price knight and Baronet, Thomas Wogan, James Lewis Esquires, David Lewis, John Loyd Verdr gent; Thomas Evans, Thomas Lloyd, and George Howel, gent. James Phillips Esqrs. James Jones, Henry Middleton, John Lewis, Daniel Gwyn, Oliver Lloyd, Morris Vaughan, Richard Herbert, and John Jones, gent. The Maior of Cardigan for the time being James Lewis of Abriranvaham, James Phillips, John Jones, Esquires, Thomas Parry, Abel Griffeth, John Vaughan, Alderman David Sturluck, George Gwyn, Recorder, George Howel, gent.
For the County of Carnarvan.
Sir Richard Wyn, Sir Thomas Middleton, Sir William Williams, Thomas Glyn of Gleynulluine, Griffith Jones, Owen Wyn, Morris Wyn, Thomas Madering, John Boddards and William Lloyd, Esquires; Edmund Glyn Gent. Thomas Williams, William Fox wist, Robert Coitmore, Richard Wyn, and Edward Williams, Esqrs, Griffith Boderda, Thomas Glyn, John Bodarda, the elder, John Bodarda, Robert Wyn of Carnarvan, William Thomas of Carnarvan, and William Stodart, Gent.
Arthur Annesley, John Lloyd, William Davis, Henry Rice, and Anthony Rice, Esquires; Sir Edward Vaughan knight, Howel Gwyn, Francis Lloyd, Nicholas Williams, James Jones, Thomas Williams, Henry Price, David Phillips, Richard Vaughan, John Mansel, Evan Thomas, Charls Gwyn, Francis Jones, John Lewis, John Harris and George Jones, Esquires; Sir Rice Rud, John Vaughan, Henry Middleton and Rowland Gwyn, Esquires.
For the Borough of Carmarthen.
Borough of Carmarthen.
The Maior for the time being, Sir Rice Rud, John Bloom, John Vaughan, Henry Middleton, Rowland Gwyn, Thomas Woodford and Richard Thomas, Esquires.
For the County of Denbigh.
Sir Thomas Middleton knight, Sir William Middleton Baronet, Sir John Trevor and Sir Robert Needham, knights; Thomas Middleton, Simon Thelwal junior, and John Trevor Esquires; Robert Stantley, Owen Salisbury, Owen Brereton, Richard Middleton, Owen Thelwal, John Edgbury, Edward Wyn of Laugham, Richard Basnet, John Peck, Watkins Kiffin, Edward Tayler, Ralph Cratchey, Richard Egerton, Richard Davis, Col. John Jones, and Roger Wilbraugham, Gent
Sir Thomas Middleton and Sir John Trevor, knights; Thomas Mitton, Thomas Moulton, Simon Thelwal of —, Thomas Ravens croft, Roger Harmer, Roger Ellis, Luke Lloyd, John Aldersey, Ralph Hughes, John Salisbury, of Railrig the elder, Thomas Halford, John Trevor, and John Puleston, Esqs, Robert Gethin and Thomas Dimock, Gent.
Philip Lord Herbert, Algernon Sidney and Walter Strickland Esqrs; Edward Lewis, Bushey Mansel, Edward Prichard, Evan Seys, William Basset, Humphrey Windham, Thomas Crain, William Herbert, Edward Herbert, Edward Stradling, John Herbert, Thomas Spencer, Richard Jones, Philip Jones, John Price, and Rowland Dawkins, Gent.
Sir Thomas Middleton, Thomas Mitton, John Powgh, Col: John Jones, David Lloyd-Theodor, John Vaughan of Trowfoot, John Owen, Rowland Lewis, Edward Vaughan, Owen Salisbury, Robert Amoyl, Howel Vaughan, William Glyn, Robert Gwyn, John Vaughan and Edmund Meyrick, Esquires.
Sir Thomas Middleton and Sir John Witterong, knights; Thomas Mitton, Esau Thomas, John Corbet, Francis Buller, Richard Owen, Brockwel Griffiths, Edward Vaughan, Rees Vaughan, Richard Price, Evan Lloyd, Richard Griffith of Sutton, Hugh Derwas, Thomas Rogers, Charls Lloyd, of Dolobren; John Nichols, Lodowick Middleton, Richard Glyn, Lodowick Lewis, Rowland Hunt, John Price, and Matthew Morgan Esquires; Richard Harris, Robert Griffith, Edward Owen, Richard Griffith and Samuel Bigs, Gent. Simon Thelwal, Thomas Hunt, Samuel Moor and Gabriel Wyn, Esquires.
Sir Robert Harley Knight of the Bath, Richard Knightley, Richard Powler, William Beaumont, Francis Pember, Henry Williams, Silvanus Tayler, and John Williams, Esquires; John Davis of Bringwyn, David Lloyd of Dissert, William Sugdon of Bredog, Samuel Lloyd of Knighton, and Walter Vaughan of Bringwyn, Gent. Arthur Anesley and Robert Harley, Esquires; John Thyn, Robert Marten, Rodorick Gwyn and Thomas Lewis, Esqrs.
For the County of Pembroke.
Arthur Anesley Esquire, Sir John Meyrick knight, Sir Richard Philips Baronet, Rowland Laughorn, William Davis, Arthur Owen, William Philips, George Bowen, Walter Conney, Hugh Philips, Abraham Woogan, Morris Canon, Thomas Warren, Thomas Powel, John Mathias, Hugh Laughorn, Col. James Lewis and Griffith White, Esquires: George Heyward, William Laughorn, Thomas Barlow, George William, Griffith and Henry Bowen, Gent. The Maior of the Town of Pembroke and Tenby for the time being, Sir Richard Philips, Baronet; Roger Lort, Thomas Bowen, Robert Perret, Herbert Perret, and John Hill Esquires; Sampson Lort and John Lort, Gent.
Elthred Wogan, Jenkin Howel, William Meylar, William Bowen, William Walter, William Williams and Herbert Perrot, Esquires.
Commissioners to meet; and appoint assessors.; Assessors' powers.; Power to Commissioners to name special collectors.; who may nominate special sub-collectors.; Distress on refusal to pay.; Assistance.; Resistance.
Which said several Commissioners of the said several and respective Counties and Places or the greatest part of them, shall within Six days after notice of this Ordinance given unto them, or any two or more of them; as or soon after as possible they may, meet together within the several Counties and places respectively where they are Commissioners, in some convenient place within the said Counties and Places, and shall there agree to sever and divide themselves for the execution of the said Service, into such Hundreds, Places and Divisions, within their respective Counties and Places as to them shall seem meet and expedient: And afterwards the said Commissioners, or any two or more of them respectively, shall forthwith direct their Warrants to such number of Persons as they shall think fit, within their several and respective Divisions to appear before them, or any two or more of them: And upon their appearance, the said respective Commissioners, or any two or more of them as aforesaid, shall nominate and appoint such person as they shall think fit within their respective Divisions to be Assessors; which said persons so nominated, or any two of them, shall have power and are hereby required, to Assess any person or persons, Fraternity, Guild, Corporation, Mistery, Brotherhood and Commonalty, corporate or not corporate, chargeable by this Ordinance, according to the Monethly Rates and Proportions in this Ordinance mentioned; And the said respective Commissioners, or any two of them, shall have full power and Authority within their several and respective Limits and Divisions where they shall execute this Ordinance, to nominate high Collectors for the Money so Assessed and Rated as aforesaid, according to this Ordi nance, other then the Collectors formerly appointed for the Collection of the Sixty thousand pounds per mensem Assessed, to be Assessed by vertue of the Ordinance of the Three and twentieth of June last; which said high Collectors shall have full power, and are hereby required by this Ordinance, to Nominate and Authorize able Subcollectors in each Parish, Tithing, or other place within their respective Hundreds and Limits, other then the Sub-collectors appointed for the Collection of the Sixty thousand pounds per mensem aforesaid, who may and shall, and are hereby required, to Levy and Collect the monethly sums so Laid and Assessed on each respective Parish, Tithing or other place as aforesaid, in such sort as is required and appointed by this Ordinance; and to pay the same unto the said high-Collectors within convenient time after receipt of their respective Warrants, which said high-Collectors forthwith after the receipt thereof, are to pay the same respectively unto the Treasurer appointed by this Ordinance, or his Deputy, or to such person or persons, and at such place or places, as the said respective Commissioners, or any two of them shall appoint, to be thence paid to the Treasurer appointed by this Ordinance, or his Deputy; and if any person or persons, Fraternity, Guild, Corporation, Mistery, Brotherhood, or Commonalty, Corporate or not Corporate, chargeable by this Ordinance shall refuse to pay the sum or sums upon him or them assessed by vertue of this Ordinance, or shall not pay the same upon demand at the place of his abode, or where such Assessments shall be made, it shall and may be lawfull to and for the respective Collectors, or any two of them, to Levy all and every such sum and sums so Assessed, by way of Distress and Sale of the Goods of the person or persons so Assessed where ever the same shall be found, deducting the sum assessed and the reasonable charges of Distraining, and restoring the over-plus to the owners thereof; and to take to their assistance in making such distresses, such persons as shall be Authorized thereunto, and in the presence of any Constable or other Officer, or Minister of Justice, who are authorized and required hereby, to be assistant unto the said respective Collectors, to break open any House, Shop, or other thing where any such Goods are; And if any person so Distrained shall make resistance, it shall and may be lawful to and for the said respective Collectors, or any of them as they shall see cause, to call to their Assistance any persons Authorized to assist in making Distress by any special Warrant, which the Commissioners are hereby required and Authorized to grant, upon request made unto them by the respective Collectors or Agents which shall be employed in this Service; and in case of necessity the said respective Collectors and their Assistants are Authorized, to call to their ayd and assistance any of the Trained-Bands, or Companies of Volunteers, or other Forces of and within the County or Counties, place or places, where such resistance shall be made; or any other person or persons whatsoever, dwelling in or near the place, who are hereby likewise Authorized, willed and required to be ayding and assisting to the said respective Collectors, their Assistants or Agents imployed in the Premises, as they will answer the contrary thereof.
Persons to be rated where their estates are.
And be it also Ordained, That every person to be rated and taxed as aforesaid, shall be rated and set, and the sum on him rated and set, to be Levied in every County for the Estate he hath, either in Lands, Tenements or Hereditaments, Rents, Annuities, Fees, Offices, Goods, Chattels or Cattels in that County onely; and if he have any Estate either in Lands, Tenements, Hereditaments, Rents, Annuities, Fees, Offices, Goods or Chattels in several places in one County, there to be rated in the said several places in each several County according to such his said Estate in the said several places, and the sum on him set, to be there levied accordingly.
Rates on all lands, etc.; Proviso for lands let who chargeable.; Injuries to be rectified by Commissioners.; Tenants unjustly charged to deduct sum from rent.; Tax on debts due.
And be it further Ordained, That all Lands, Tenements, Hereditaments of all and every person or persons whatsoever, of what degree or quality soever, or whose possession soever the same are, shall be Rated, Charged, and chargeable for and towards the raising and payment of the said monethly sum or sums of Moneys, set and charged by this Ordinance (yet nevertheless with this Proviso and Limitation) That if the said Land be let or set to or near the yearly value thereof, in the Possession of any Tenant for Life, Lives, Years, or at Will, such person or persons to whom the Rent thereof belongeth, to be solely chargeable therewith: but if the same be let at any easie or small Rent, or under value, then the sum taxed to be apportioned between the party or parties to whom the Rent belongeth, and the Tenant or Occupier of the Lands, Tenements, or Hereditaments, as the Assessor shall think meet; and if they or any of them shall do any injury, the same to be rectified by the said Commissioners or any two of them, within their several Limits or Divisions according to their discretions: And if any such Tenant or Occupier of Lands, Tenements or Hereditaments, shall or may be chargeable with any sum of Money contrary to the true intent and meaning of this Ordinance, That it shall and may be lawful to and for such Tenant or Occupier to stop and detain the same from and out of his rent due for the same Land, or to take his lawful remedy against such person or persons to whom the said Rent is or shall be due or belonging, who ought by the true meaning of this Ordinance to be charged therewith by Action of Debt, wherein no wages of Law, Protection or Essoyn shall be allowed, and for all maner of Debts whatsoever, sum or sums of Money, due or owing to any person or persons by any person or persons within this Realm; and also for any Debts, Goods or sums of money, remaining or being beyond the Seas, out of his Majesties Dominions, due or belonging to any person or persons residing within England and Wales, the person or persons to whom such Debts shall be due, to be charged for the same in the place of his residence or abode, at the time of the Taxation onely.
On fee-farm and other rents due to king.; On annuities.; Tenants of fee-farm rents, etc., to pay.; Indemnity to them from further payment of such sums.
Provided also, and be it Ordained, That all Fee-Farm Rents, or other Rents due to His Majesty; All Rents and other sums reserved by the late Court of Wards, out of any Wards, Infants, or Lunatique Estates, and all other manner of Rents, Payments and sums of money; And all Annuities issuing out of any Lands within any City or County, shall be liable towards the payment of any sum by this Ordinance to be taxed and levied: And all the tenants of any Fee-farm Rent, other Rent, sums of Money or Annuities as aforesaid, are hereby directed and Authorized to pay them proportionably, according to the Rates and Assessments by this Ordinance Appointed and Ordained; And all such Tenants shall be hereby saved and kept harmless by Authority of both Houses of Parliament, from any further payment of such Portion of any such Rent, Rents, sums or Annuities, either to the Exchequer, to the Committee of the Revenue, to the Court of Wards, or to any other person or persons to whom any such Rent, Rents, Payments, sums of money or Annuities, as aforesaid shall or ought to be paid, to all intents and purposes whatsoever, as fully and as amply as if they had paid the same into the Exchequer, or to the Committee of the Revenue, or to any person or persons to whom the same is reserved and become due.
Tax on servants to the King and others.; Penalty for evasion.; Collectors may compound with debtors where no distress found; Allowances to high and sub-collectors, and others.; Directions for return of assessments.; Penalties for faulty assessors and collectors; Persons concealing goods to avoid distress may be imprisoned as delinquents.; Indemnity.; Penalty for molesting Commissioners, collectors, or others.; Peers to be rated in their own house only.
And be it further Ordained, That no person having two Mansions or Places to resort to, being or calling himself Houshold-servant, or Waiting-servant to the King's Majesty, or other Lord or Lady, Master or Mistress, be excused from the taxes of the said payments, in any place or places where he may be set or taxed: And if any person that ought to be set and taxed to the said payment, by his cunning or craft happen to escape from the said payments, to be not set and taxed according to the true intent and meaning of this Ordinance, and that proved by Presentment, Examination, Information or otherwise, before the said Commissioners, or any two or more of them; then every such person shall be charged, upon the knowledge and proof thereof, at the treble value of so much as he should, might or ought to have been taxed at by vertue of this Ordinance, and the same to be levied, gathered and paid of his Goods and Chattels, Lands and Tenements towards the said payment, in such maner as is therein Limited for others which refuse to pay; and if no distress be found of the goods or other things of such person or persons, bodies corporate or others chargeable by this Ordinance, as shall not pay their monethly rates as aforesaid: Then the said Collectors shall respectively have power to enquire of any sum or sums of money due or to be due to the persons so assessed as aforesaid, from any person or persons for any Rents, Tythes, Goods or Debts, or other thing or cause whatsoever, and to compound for any of the said Rents, Tythes, Goods, Debts due to the persons so assessed respectively as aforesaid, with any person or persons by whom the said Rents, Tythes, Goods, Debts, or other things due unto the said persons assessed respectively as aforesaid; As also to give full Discharge for the money by them so received upon composition or otherwise; which Discharge shall be good and effectual to all intents and purposes. And be it further Ordained, That the allowances hereafter mentioned, be the allowances which shall be given and taken for such as shall be employed for bringing in of those moneys by this Ordinance to be raised; (viz.) For the several High and Sub-collectors, to be divided betwixt them by the respective Commissioners, or any two of them in their respective Divisions. Two pence upon every Twenty shillings collected and paid by them: For the Keeper of the Check, one half-penny upon every Twenty shillings brought to the Treasurer, or to his Accompt: For the Agents to be employed in dispersing the said several Ordinances and other Services and Solicitations for getting in the said Assessments, such allowances to be made to them therefor, as the said Committee of Lords and Commons shall appoint: And for the Clerks of the Commissioners of the several counties and places wherein the said monies are payable, a halfpeny. These several allowances to be made by the Treasurer appointed by this Ordinance out of each Twenty shillings which shall be brought in to the said Treasurer, or for which he shall give Acquittance with Assignations, to any person to whom any sum or sums shall be appointed, who shall be content or desirous to receive the same in the countrey. And to the end that all the Moneyes assessed may be duly collected, Be it Ordained, That the several and respective Assessors within the Kingdom of England and Dominion of Wales, shall within one week next after their respective Assessments made, return their said several Assessments unto the respective Commissioners aforesaid, for the respective Divisions or Limits where the said Assessments shall be made; which Commissioners or any two of them, are hereby required respectively within five days after their respective Receipts of such several Assessments returned unto them, to deliver a copy thereof, Subscribed with their or any two of their Hands, to the several High Collectors within their respective Divisions or Limits; and also within Ten days then after next ensuing, to send up another copy to the Treasurer appointed by this Ordinance, to the end the said Treasurer may thereby know what he is to receive of eversl Parish and place within this Realm and the Dominion of Walest; as also one other copy subscribed as aforesaid, to the Committee for the Accompts of this Kingdom; And the said several sums hall be paid to the said Treasurer at his Office of Receipt in Weaver's Hall in London, who shall give Acquittances for the same under his hand, which Acquittances shall be brought to Mr. Gualter Frost the younger, who is by himself or his sufficient Deputy, to give his Attendance in or near the place where the Treasurer is appointed to receive those moneys, and is to enter the same immediately they are brought unto him, in a book to be kept for that purpose, and subscribe his name unto them, and then the said Acquittances shall be sufficient discharges to the parties that pay in the said sums, and not otherwise: And if any Assessor or Collector shall refuse the said service, or prove negligent or faulty therein, either by not assessing, or unequal, or unjust assessing, or by not collecting or distraining, or not paying in the monies by him collected and received, The said Commissioners for the Division or Limits where such Assessor or Collector shall so refuse, or be so negligent or faulty, or any two of them, shall have power to commit such Assessor or Collector to prison, or to set such reasonable fine upon him or them as they shall think fit, not exceeding the sum of Ten pounds upon the Assessors, or the sum of Five pounds upon the Collectors, the same to be levied by Distress and Sale of such Offendors Goods, to the uses herein mentioned, in such sort as is herein before appointed for such as refuse to pay the rates assessed upon him or them, and shall also certifie the said Offence to the Lords and Commons of the Committee for the Affairs of Ireland at Derby House, and shall have power to nominate other Assessors or Collectors. And if any person or persons so assessed and rated as aforesaid, shall conceal or convey away his or their Goods, so that no Distress can be taken, or that the said sum or sums so assessed upon him or them cannot be had or levied by any the ways or means in this Ordinance mentioned, Then the said Collectors shall respectively certifie the same, in case he be a Peer of the Realm, unto the Lords in Parliament, and if he be under the degree of a Peer of the Realm, to the Committee of Lords and Commons for the Affairs of Ireland at Derby House; Who shall hereby have power to send for such person or persons as Delinquents, and to commit him or them prisoners to such place within this Kingdom, and for so long time as the said Comittee shall think fit: And in case any Assessor or Collector, or any other person whosoever, shall fail in the duties required of them by this Ordinance, or shall otherwise misbehave themselves, whereby the service is or shall be prejudiced or hindred; The said Committee of Lords and Commons for the Affairs of Ireland at Derby House, are hereby authorized to send Messengers for them, and as their offences shall require, to inflict such punishment upon them, be it by Fine, Imprisonment, or otherwise, as in their judgments they shall think meet; and to order such allowances unto the said Messengers, to be paid by the offendors, as their Journeys and attendance on such offendors shall deserve. And be it Ordained, That all and every the Commissioners, Assessors or Collectors aforesaid, and all that shall assist them in the premises, shall be protected by both Houses of Parliament, from all damage that may come to them or any of them by this service: And if any person or persons shall molest or trouble any Commissioner, Assessor, Collector, Agent, Assistant or others for doing the duties required of them by this Ordinance, or by the said Committee of Lords and Commons for the affairs of Ireland at Derby-house in pursuance hereof, by Impeaching, Arresting, Indicting, Impleading, or otherwise proceeding against them, The said Committee of Lords, and Commons for the Affairs of Ireland at Derby-house are hereby authorized to send for such person or persons, and upon Examination, finding that such molestation, trouble or suit shall be occasioned by anything done in observance of this Ordinance, and for the execution thereof, To inflict such punishment upon the persons offending, as the offence shall deserve, or report their offence to the Houses of Parliament for their further order therein. Provided always, That no Peer of this Realm shal by vertue of this Ordinance be rated and taxed at any sum or sums of moneys whatsoever, for any his Mansion-house or houses with the Appurtenances, in any place whatsoever, but the Assessors within whose charge such house or houses with the Appurtenances shall happen to be, shall certifie the same into the House of Peers, to the end such Peers may be there rated for the same, according to this Ordinance.
Sir Adam Loftus to be treasurer.; Instructions to above.; None but treasurer to intermeddle with moneys hereby raised.; Persons that lending on this Ord. to be repaid at 8 per cent. interest.; Committee for Irish Affairs may borrow on security of this Ord. up to £30,000.
And be it further Ordained, That Sir Adam Loftus knight, be hereby appointed and authorized to be Treasurer for receipt of Moneys on this Ordinance; and to give his dayly attendance, by himself, or his sufficient Deputy or Deputies, at his Office of Receipt in Weavers-hall London, to receive all such Moneys as shall be there tendred and paid for the said Monethly Assessments, according to this Ordinance; which said Treasurer so appointed to receive those Moneys, shall enter the Receipt thereof into one or more Books to be kept for that purpose, the Names of all Collectors, Receivers, person or persons as shall pay the same unto them, with the time when they are paid, and for what Parishes, Places, Divisions and Counties; and shall give Receipts accordingly under his hand unto such Collectors, Receivers, person or persons, to the intent those Receipts may be Registred by the person before-named for that purpose, and so be a sufficient discharge to the Parties that bring and pay in those Monies, and the said Treasurer shall from time to time issue forth those Monies, which shall be brought in by vertue of this Ordinance, unto such persons, and in such manner for the service of Ireland, as the Committee of Lords and Commons for the Affairs of Ireland at Derby-house shall by their Orders and Warrants direct; who are hereby Authorized to dispose thereof, for carrying on the War of Ireland, and for payment of such fair and reasonable salaries rewards and allowances as they shall further think fit to be given to any persons which shall be necessarily imployed for the service aforesaid, and accordingly to give Warrants and Orders for issuing of the same; and that neither the Committee appointed by Ordinance of Parliament for taking and receiving the general Accompts of the Kingdom, nor any sub-committee by their direction or appointment, nor any other Committee or Commissioners, or other persons whatsoever, other then the Treasurer in this Ordinance mentioned, shall intermeddle with, take or receive any part of the moneys by vertue of this Ordinance to be Assessed, Levied or Raised for the Service of the State in carrying on of the War in the said Kingdom of Ireland: And it is also hereby Ordained and Declared, That such persons as shall lend monies, or other necessary provisions for the service of Ireland, upon the credit of this Ordinance, shall be repaid the monies so to be lent, and the value of the said provisions, with the usual forbearance of Eight pounds per cent by the year, from the time of lending such monies or provisions, until the several sums thereupon to become due unto them, shall be fully satisfied and paid out of the monies to be raised by vertue of this Ordinance: And that the said Committee of Lords and Commons for the Affairs of Ireland at Derby-house shall hereby have power and Authority, to engage the credit of this Ordinance to such person or persons as shall lend any money, or furnish provisions as aforesaid: Provided always, That the said Committee shall not engage the credit of this Ordinance for more than the sum of Thirty thousand pounds.
This Ord. not to interfere with former Ords. for supply of Ireland.; General powers of Committee for Irish Affairs at Derby House.
And it is hereby also Ordained and Declared, That this Ordinance which is intended for the carrying on the War of Ireland for the time to come, shall not be taken or interpreted to lessen, or any way to hinder the Levying, Collecting, or bringing in of the weekly Assessment formerly Ordained to be raised in this Kingdom, and the Dominion of Wales, for the supply of that Kingdom of Ireland by the Ordinances of Parliament of the Eighteenth of October. 1644. and Fifteenth of August and Ninth of March, 1645. but that the Arrears of all the said several Ordinances may and shall be levied, collected and paid as the said several Ordinances do direct, in regard that upon the credit of the said Ordinances, divers sums of Money have been advanced, and great quantities of Provisions have been made and sent into Ireland for the said service, and remaining yet unpaid, which the Parliament is bound in all Obligations of Honor, Justice and Interest to discharge: And be it lastly Ordained, That the said Committee of Lords and Commons for the Affairs of Ireland at Derby-house, shall and may, and are in and hereby authorized by themselves, and by such other person or persons as they shall think fit to imploy any trust in this Affair, to make, do and perform whatsoever Acts and things they shall think fit, necessary and convenient, by making of Despatches, appointing of Forces, and giving Directions in pursuance of this Ordinance, to cause the present Assessing, collecting and bringing in of the said moneys, according to the Directions herein expressed, and otherwise, as shall be useful and necessary for and concerning the same: And all and every the Commissioners, Assessors, Collectors, and other person and persons whatsoever, concerned herein, are hereby required and enjoyned to conform and give obedience in all things accordingly.