Acts and Ordinances of the Interregnum, 1642-1660. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1911.
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When the Parliament of the Commonwealth of England was violently and illegally interrupted, the twentieth of April, one thousand six hundred fifty three (notwithstanding the great and Chargeable War this Nation was then necessitated to be engaged in abroad) then were the Armies and Navies of this Commonwealth well provided for and paid, and the publique Treasure then in a readiness, far exceeding the Debts owing to, or for either of them. And when it pleased Almighty God wonderfully, the seventh of May last, to restore the Parliament, they found this Nation (through the evil Government and Management of affairs in the time of the said Interruption) engaged in a War with the King of Spain, and also the Land and Sea Forces and Navies at a vast (if not unnecessary) charge employed in Foreign Parts, and the Publique Debts contracted within the time of the aforesaid Interruption by the best Estimat that can yet be made, did amount unto two millions of pounds sterling and upwards: Whereby, and by other Exorbitances incident to (if not unavoidable in) Monarchical Government, a general discontent did arise, the which by false Brethren in conjunction with Papists, old Enemies-in-Arms, and other seduced persons, was fomented, as the fittest means for the effecting their wicked and trayterous designe of bringing in Charls Stuart, whom they had proclaimed to be King of England, hoping thereby to advance themselves, enslave the people of this Commonwealth, and to put again upon their necks and Consciences, the iron yoke of Tyrannie and superstitious Worship, having already to that purpose raised a new War, whereby the Parliament hath been necessitated to raise many new Regiments and Troopes, as also to Equippe many more Ships of War for the defence of this Commonwealth against those Rebels and Traytors, and thereby are (although otherwise very unwilling) necessitated for the ends aforesaid, and that the taking off Free-quarter and other mischiefs and inconveniences may be prevented to raise Moneys upon the People of this Commonwealth, as is hereby and here after set forth.
£100,000 monthly rate for 6 months on England, Scotland, and Ireland, for maintenance of Armies and Navies.; What proportion on England, Scotland, and Ireland respectively; Proportion of rates on several counties, etc., in England.
Be it therefore Enacted by this present Parliament, and the Authority thereof, And it is hereby Enacted and Ordained, That for and towards the Maintenance of the Armies and Navies raised and continued, and to be raised and continued for the defence of this Commonwealth, and for other the necessary and urgent occasions thereof, the Summe of One Hundred Thousand Pounds by the Moneth for six Moneths (that is to say) from the five and twentieth Day of December, One thousand six Hundred fifty nine, unto the four and twentieth day of June, One thousand six hundred and sixty, shall be Assessed, Taxed, Collected, Levyed, and Paid in the several Counties, Cities, Burroughs, Towns and Places of England, Scotland and Ireland, as is hereafter expressed, that is to say, There shall be Assessed, Taxed, Collected, Levyed and Paid as part of the aforesaid One hundred thousand pounds by the Moneth, for every of the said six Moneths, the sum of Three score and ten thousand Pounds in the several Counties, Cities, Boroughs, Towns, and Places within England. And there shall be Assessed, Taxed, Collected, Levyed and Paid as part of the aforesaid one hundred thousand pounds, by the moneth, for every of the said six moneths, upon the several and respective Counties, Cities, Boroughs, Towns, and Places in Scotland, the sum of twelve thousand pounds; And there shall be Assessed, Taxed, Collected, Levyed, and paid, as part of the aforesaid one Hundred Thousand Pounds by the Moneth, for every of the said six moneths, upon the several and respective Counties, Cities, Boroughs, Towns and Places in Ireland, the sum of Eighteen thousand pounds, by the several sums and according to the several Rates and Proportions, and in such manner as is hereafter expressed; that is to say, For every Moneth of the said Six Moneths upon the several and respective Cities, Boroughs, Towns and Places in England, as is hereafter set forth, that is to say,
And Be it further Enacted by this present Parliament, and it is hereby Enacted by the Authority thereof, That the Persons hereafter named shall be Commissioners of the several and respective Counties, Cities, Burroughs, Towns and places in England hereafter named, that is to say,
For the County of Bedford; John Harvy, St. Joh. Charnock, Edw. Cater, John Okey, Rich. Wagstaff, John Cockain, Gaius Squire, Joseph Barber, John Haselden, Henry Brandrith, William Whitbeard, Thomas Arnold, William Prior, John Walker, Edmond Wilde, Henry Massingburgh, Richard Edwards, John Miller Esqs; Major John Barber, William Googe, Henry Whitbeard, George Baker, William Baker, John Ravens, Thomas Field, Thomas Gibbs, —Weekes, Gent. John Easton, Robert Bell Alderman of Bedford; Capt. Robert Powel, — King, — Cooper, Thomas Margetts, and John Miller, Esquires.
For the County of Berks, Edmund Dunch, Henry Martin, Henry Nevil, Daniel Blagrave, William Barker, William Hide, Peter Burmingham, John Wildman, John Phipps, Richard Bigg, John Blagrave, Joel Stephens, Thomas Doleman, Thomas Fettiplace, Samuel Dunch, William Trumball, Henry Cannon, George Purefoy, Esquires; Alexander Blagrave, Samuel Jematt, Thomas Goade, Maximilian Petty, Gent. The Mayor of Reading for the time being, Christopher Whitchcott, James Welthrope, Esquires; Edward Jennings, The Mayor of Windsor for the time being, Captain John Cresset, James Herne, Charles Fettiplace, Richard Pincher, Thomas Reading, John Hersy, Esqs;—Cleeve.
For the County of Buckingham; Thomas Terrill, one of the Commissioners of the Great Seal; Sir Richard Temple, Knt. and Baronet; Sir Toby Terrell, Baronet; Sir Richard Piggott Knt. Sir Bulstrode Whitlock, Knt; Sir Heneage Proby, Knt. Richard Hambden, Philip Skippon, John Dormer, Francis Ingoldsby, Richard Ingoldsby, George Fleetwood, Edmond West, Thomas Scott, Simon Meyne, Isaac Penington, Thomas Challenor, Thomas Sanders, Robert Lovet, Richard Greenvil, Edmond West junior, Thomas Ratcliffe, Richard Baldwin, John Baldwin, Richard Serjeant, Christopher Egleton, James Challoner, Roger Brewer, Thomas Wigg, Richard Meade, Thomas Duncombe of Braughton, Brett Norton, Francis Russel, Henry Gold, John Deverel, William Theed of Horton, William Theed of Lebon, William Hills, Robert Aldrige, Simon Bennet, John Stacye, William Grainge of St. Leonards, John Green, Christopher Henn, John Smith, Thomas White, Edmond Petty, Alexander Crook, John Machel, Sir Anthony Chester, Thomas Lee Esq; Edward Greenvile, Thomas Risley, William Bozer, Job Howes, Charles Cheny Esquires, William Fleetwood, James Perrot.
For the County of Cambridge, John Trenchard Esq, Francis Russel Baronet, Thomas Willis Baronet, Thomas Bennet, Robert Castle, William Say, William Lemon, John Lowry, Thomas Bendish, Thomas Ducket, Hezekiah Heynes, James Thomson, Samuel Fortrey, Robert Hamond, Edward Leeds Esqs, The Mayor of Cambridge for the time being, Samuel Spalding, Thomas French, Richard Timbs, William Bigant, Thomas Nicholson, Aldermen of the Town of Cambridge, Mr. Thomas Ducket the younger, Capt. Moyses, Capt. James Whitlock, Tristram Diamond, Anthony Balaam, Henry Farrer, Thomas Daniel, William Walsham, John Coxon, John Walsham of March, John Jenkinson, John Barnes of Cottenham, Roger Jennings, John Welbore of Foxton, John Jenkinson Esquire, Thomas Tifford Alderman for the Town of Cambridge.
For the Isle of Ely; Lord Chief Justice St. John, William Say, William Lemon, Francis Underwood, Tristram Dimond, Thomas Buckworth, Robert Beale, Capt. John Cole, Hamond Ward, Richard Read, Capt.—Moyses, Capt.—Harrison, Capt. Joseph Cole, Thomas Castle, Sergt. Barnard, Anthony Balaam, Henry Farrer, Thomas Daniel, William Walsham, John Coxon, John Walsham of March, John Jenkinson, Roger Jennings, John Welbore, of Foxton, Thomas Tifford, Alderman of the Town of Cambridge.
For the County of Chester and City of Chester, Sir Henry Delves Baronet, Sir William Brereton Baronet, Robert Duckenfield, Thomas Croxton, Thomas Stanly, Edmond Warren, Thomas Brereton, Edward Hide, John Crew of Utkington, Jonathan Bruen, Esqs; Colonel Henry Birkenhead, Roger Wilbraham Esq, Colonel Robert Venables, Capt. Edward Glegg of Griton, Edward Glegg of Grange, Richard Green of Polton, George Manly Esquires, Capt. John Leadbeater, Capt. Edward Alcock, Samuel Blacklatch, Major Malboone, John Wetnol, Thomas Tannett, William Wirrall, Thomas Wilbraham Esquires, Colonel John Leigh, Peter Stanley Esquires, Richard Parnel, Edw. Bradshaw Esqs; Edward Leigh of Bageleg, Jonathan Ridge, Robert Gregg, Capt. John Whitworth, James Buck, William Crompton, Robert Hide, William Touchet, Henry Bradshaw.
For the County of Cornwall, Sir John Carew Baronet, John Moyle, John Carew, John Saint Aubin, John Carew junior, Francis Buller junior, Richard Erisey, Edward Herle, James Erissey, Hugh Courtney, Anthony Rowse, Robert Bennet, Andrew Trevil, Peter Keckwich, Thomas Guen, Richard Lobb, John Fox, Thomas Ceeley, William Flamank, William Hicks of Paul, Peter Ceely, John Thomas Mr. Launce, Nathaniel Moyle, Stephen Travil, Robert Flamanck, Richard Carter, Roger Porter, Joseph Hunkin, Richard Penwarn, George Beare the elder, Humphrey Lower, Robert Glin of Wescot, Robert Rous, Charls Buscawen, John Lampen junior, George Williams, Edward Elliot, Richard Kellyo, William Braddon, John Barron, Thomas Waddon, Richard Lovis, Hunt Greenwood, Edward Noseworthy, John Cuatty, James Hoskin Alderman of Lanceston, Hugh Carew, Jacob Daniel, Edmond Prideaux, John Bawden, John Kendall, Thomas Dobbin junior of East Looe.
For the County of Cumberland, Sir Arthur Haselrige Baronet, William Briscoe, John Barwis, Thomas Craister, Cuthbert Studholme, John Hudson, Thomas Langhorn, William Thomson, Richard Lamplugh, Arthur Forster, Gawen Wren, Thomas Leathes, Thomas Seawell, John Mason, John Robertson.
For the County of Derby, Sir Francis Burdit Baronet, Sir Edward Cook Baronet, Sir Samuel Sleigh Knt. German Pool Esquire, John Gell Esquire, Colonel Thomas Saunders, Nathaniel Hallowes, James Abney Esquires, Gervas Bennet, Robert Eyre, Edward Pegg the elder, Edward Manlow, Ralph Clarke, Edward Pegg the younger, John Spateman, Nathaniel Barton Esquires, Mr. John Dalton Alderman, Mr. Roger Allestry, Mr. Thomas Cole Alderman, Henry Buxton Esq. Sir John Wrey.
For the County of Devon, General George Monck, Sir John Davy Baronet, Robert Rolles, William Maurice, William Frie, John Drake, Walter Young junior, Arthur Upton, Matthew Hele Thomas Reynel, Edward Wise, Henry Walter Esqs; Christopher Ceely, Walter Steart, Philip Harris Esquires, Major Richard Fox worthy, Edmond Pollexphen, Thomas Drake of Wiscombe, Suthcot Lutterel, Richard Coffin, John Blundel, John Davy, John Bear Esquires, John Hale, Richard Duke, John Wollacombe, Henry Polexphen junior, John Champneis, Thomas Boone, James Errisey, Arthur Fortescue, Will. Bastard, Col. William Fovel, Servington Savory, Thomas Gibbons Esquires, Lieut. Col. Gabriel Barns, Timothy Alsop Esq, Mr. — Gubbs, Merchant, William Yeo, John Rider, Justinian Peard, John Row Esquires, Capt. Spurway of Tiverton, Colonel Robert Bennet, Mr. Richard Lee, Sir Copplestone Bamfield Baronet, William Putt Esq; John Elford Esquire, John Copplestone Esquire, James Pearce of Exon, Esquire.
For the City and County of the City of Exon, Richard Crossing, Esq; James Gold, James Marshall, Richard Sweete, Nicholas Brooking, Esquires, James Pearce, Esq; Samuel Slade, Gent. Capt. Francis Role of Exon, Nicholas Eveleigh, Gent., Capt. William Venner, Walter Deeble, Henry Gande, John Mayne, Ralph Herman, Thomas Westlake, John Ackland, Edmond Star, Walter Holdich, Malachy Pine, William Pine, Richard Evans Gent, and Christopher Martin Esquire.
For the County of Dorset, William Earl of Salisbury, Sir Anthony Ashley-Cooper, Baronet; John Bingham, John Trenchard, John Brown, Robert Coker, William Hussey, William Laurence, John Whiteway, Edward Hooper, Edward Butler Esqs; John Fitzjames, Capt. Edmond Butler, Edward Cheeke, Edward Thornhill Esquires, Henry Whitacre, John Bushrod, Elias Bond, Philip Stansby, William White of Hillam Lands, John Jaye Gent. Capt. — Pothecary, Rich. Scovel, Capt. John Squib, John Hannam, Henry Henley, John Hardy Gent. John Still, Alexander Arney, John Stroud, John Elseden, John Cole, Richard Doyley, James Baker.
For the County of Durham, Sir Arthur Hesilrige Baronet, James Nelthrop Esquire, Thomas Lyddall Esquire, Sir George Vane Knight, Charles Vane Esq; Francis Wrenn, Thomas Delavall, Clement Fulthorpe, Timothy Wittingham, Gilbert Marshall, John Middleton, Anthony Smith, John Farrar, George Gray, Rich. Lee, Mathew Scurfield, John Topping, John Blackiston, Edw. Scurfield
For the County of York (viz.) the West Riding, Thomas Lord Fairfax, Sir Thomas Widdrington, Kt. one of the Commissioners for the Great Seal, Francis Thorpe one of the Barons of the Exchequer, Sir Robert Barwick Knight, Sir John Savill Knight, Henry Arthington, John Dawney, William White, Charles Fairfax, William Adams, George Biard, John Copley, John Stanhope, Darcy Wentworth, John Bright, Alexander Johnson, John Ashton, Henry Currer, William Beckwith, Edmond Jennings, John Clayton, Henry Fairfax, William Farrar, Rich. Roundell, Christopher Copley, John Vincent the younger, Esquires; George Paler Esq; Thomas Challenor, Esquire.
For the North Riding, Thomas Lord Fairfax, George Lord Eure, Sir William Strickland, Knight and Baronet, Sir John Bouchier Knight, Henry Darley, Luke Robinson, Francis Lassels, Robert Walters, Tho. Challoner, Christopher Percehay, George Smithson, Tho. Strangeways, Francis Wilkinson, John Nary, William Escough, William Thornton, Barrington Bouchier, John Harrison of Scarborough, the Bayliffs of Scarborough, Henry Hall, Ralph Rimer, William Freer of Craikes.
For the East Riding, Thomas Lord Fairfax, Sir William Strickland Kt. and Baronet, Luke Robinson, Walter Strickland, Henry St. Quinten, John Anlaby, Richard Darley, Durand Hotham, Richard Robinson, Matthew Allured, Robert Overton, Hugh Bethell, Edward Wingate, Charles Bowly, James Nelthrope, the Mayor of Beverley, Captain Stafford, Hugh Lister, John Micklethwaite, John Pierson, John Heron.
For the City and County of the City of York, viz. Leonard Thompson, Sir Thomas Widdrington Knight, one of the Commissioners for the Great Seal, Henry Thompson, William Taylor, Bryan Dawson, Lord Fairfax, William White, Luke Robinson, Henry Fairfax, Richard Padget, Mr. Nesbett, James Blackbeard, Major General Morgan, Robert Holburne, Timothy Squire, John Swayles, Thomas Newark, Walter Laycock, Francis Elcock, Ralph Chater.
For the Town and County of Kingston upon Hull, (viz.) William Dobson, William Lister Recorder, Col. Overton, Tho. Raykes, Henry Barnard, Richard Wood, John Rogers, Alderman Duick, Hugh Lister, Mr. Lumue Merchant, Christopher Legard. William Lissen, Gilead Gough, and Robert Stockdale.
For the County of Essex, Sir John Barrington, Knight and Baronet, Sir Richard Everard Baronet, Sir Henry Mildmay of Wansted; Knight; Sir Thomas Honywood, Sir William Roe, Col. Nathanael Rich, Henry Mildmay of Graces, Oliver Raymond, Deane Tindall, Mr. Justice Archer, Robert Smith, Tho. Cook of Cheshil, Carew Mildmay, Rich. Harlackenden, Robert Bourne, John Eaden, George Thompson, Augustine Garland, Thomas Cook of Pedmarsh, John Hare, Peter Whitcomb, John Brook junior, John Sparrow, Henry Wiseman, Thomas Ayloffe, Francis Stonehard, Samuel Freeburne, John Sorell, William Turner of Wimbeach, Jeremy Aylett, William Collard, Robert Calthrop, John Alliston, William Harlackenden, Thomas Calcot, Samuel Plumb, Francis Williamson of Walden, John Fleming, Thomas Azlet, John Brewster, John Gay, Anthony Mildmay, Richard Cutts, Sir Thomas Bowes Knight, Tobias Cage, Mr. Holcroft of Ham, Thomas Manby, Tristram Coniers, Henry Wright, John Symonds, Christopher Earle, John Lawson, Vice Admiral, Richard Peips, Mr. Preston of Woodgrange, Anthony Lather, Henry Wollaston, John Throgmorton, Richard Aylett Esquires, Mr. Goldsbrough, John Sparrow Junior, Mr. Gilwater of Malden, Thomas Stevens of Malden, The Mayor of Colchester for the time being, Mr. Shaw Recorder of the same, John Radhams, Thomas Peak, Andrew Formiter, William Lant, Gentleman, John Radhams, John Rayner, Andrew Freemantle, Peter Johnson, Samuel Goodhay.
For the County of Glocester, William Lenthal, Speaker of the Parliament, Edmond Dunch, William Shepard, Evan Seyes, Thomas Hodges, William Leigh, John Stephens, Thomas Pury senior, Thomas Overbury, Walter Rawleigh, Silvanus Wood, John George, John Croft, William Neast, Robert Holms, Edmond Warcup, John Wade, John Barnard, Thomas Pury junior, Thomas Wall, Marke Gryme, Thomas Wells, Andrew Solace, Thomas Surman, Thomas Beard senior, John Wickam, Thomas Browne, Esquires, William Clark, Robert Payne, Robert Hill, William Rolls, William Sheppard junior, Philip Starkey Gent. Samuel Creswick, William Singleton, Sir Michael Livesey Baronet, Sir Robert Sprignell Baronet, Robert Atkins, Thomas Estcourt, William Stafford, John Parker of Hatfield, Robert Pleydell, Esquires, The Bailiff of Tewkesburie for the time being, William Wilson, Andrew Baker, Esquires.
For the City and County of the City of Gloucester, William Lenthall Speaker of the Parliament, William Sheppard, Robert Tither Esq. Mayor of the City of Glocester, Edmond Dunch, Evan Seyes, Esqs; William Singleton, Thomas Pury senior, Dennis Wise, Luke Nurse, Anthony Edwards, Toby Jorden, Aldermen, Walter Rawleigh, Thomas Pury junior, John Dorney, Thomas Brawne, Esqs; George Guinnet, Daniel Lysons, Robert Payne, William Clarke, John Singleton, Thomas Whitcomb, Robert Hill, William Shephard, junior, Griffantius Phillips, John Web, Gent.
For the County of Hereford (viz.) Roger Hill, One of the Justices of the Upper Bench, Henry Martin, Esq; John Kirle, Knt. and Baronet; John Scudamore, William Hinston, alias Powell, Robert Kerle, Edward Harley, Silvanus Taylor, John Birch, Roger Bosworth Doctor of Physick, Job Charleton, Richard Read, William Gregorye, Ruddall Guillim, Edward Freeman, Thomas Cooke, John James, Thomas Cornwell of Stapleton, Ambrose Elton, Ralph Darnell, Richard Dolphin, Silas Taylor, James Pitt, William Brydges, William Farley, Thomas Milward, John Bridges, Francis Pember of Elston, Francis Pember of Newport, Robert Harley Esq; Thomas Geers, Thomas Carpenter, John Cholmley, Thomas Rawlins, Thomas Harley Esqs; Miles Hill, Thomas Good, Simon Seward Esqs; the Bayliff of Leominster, for the time being.
John Hill Esquire, Mayor, William Gregory, Roger Bosworth, Doctor of Physick, Silas Taylor Esquire, Richard Philpots, Nicholas Philpots, Thomas Peynard, William Lane, Robert Simonds, John Smith, John Williams, Gent. Robert Harley, Esquire.
For the County of Hertford, William Earl of Salisbury, Sir Richard Lucy, Knt. and Baronet, Sir John Whitrong, Sir Henry Blunt, Gravely Norton Esquire, Edmond Smith and John Fairclough, Esquires, Doctor John King of Saint Albans, Doctor Barber of Hertford, Isaac Puller, Esquire, Col. John White, Lieut. Col. John Kensey, William Dawks Esquire, William Turner Mayor of Hertford, Lieut. Col. Reeve, Thoms Tooke, Esquire, Mr. Hunsden of Hunsden, Master Daniel Nichols, Capt. Benfeild,Capt. Barber of Redbourne, William Beamont, Alexander Weild, Esquires; Henry Marsh Gent. William Marsh, John Haydon Esquires; William Hickman Gent. William Stanbridge Gent. William Leman, John Marsh, William Cox, William Disher, Richard Goldstone, Robert Cecill, Brockett Spencer, John Read, Rouland Litton, Ralph Darnell, Esquires, Sir Harbottle Grimston Baronet, Sir Thomas Hewett, Toby Combe, Richard Combe Esquires, Albon Cox Esq; George Smith of Margaretts, Esq; Thomas Knightley, Edward Palmer, Esq; William Eales, Sir John Gore the younger, Robert Robotham, Esquire, Thomas Nicholas of Bushey, Thomas Deacon Esq, Joseph Dalton Esq, William Plummer, Thomas Mead Esquires, William Foxuist, William Feild Esqs; Edward Page, Justinian Pagett, William Reeve, John Berrisford, Edward Horsman, Esquire, John Lake.
The Mayer for the time being, William Foxwist, William Lemon, Robt. Robotham, John King Docter of Physick, Albon Cox, John Marsh, William Hickman, Ralph Gladman, Thomas Tanner, John Doggett, Edward Ennise, Thomas Gowley, and William Maston.
Lord Chief Justice St. John, Valentine Walton, William Lemon, Richard Elmes, John Driden, Robert Wanton, William Drury, Robert Winter, John Trice, Joseph Juxon, John Simpcotts Dr. of Physick, Samuel Pont, Jarvis Fulwood, Jasper Robins, John Bardell, Thomas Pont, Capt. Griffith Lloyd, John Leeke.
For the County of Kent, Philip Lord Viscount Lisle, William Lord Viscount Munson, Sir Thomas Stile, Sir Michael Livesey, Baronets; Sir Thomas Walsingham, Sir Robert Honeywood, Knight, John Parker Barron of the Exchequer, Algernon Sidney, Esquire; John Dixwell, John Fagg, Augustine Skinner, John Nut, Augustine Garland, Ralph Welden, John Twisleton, Thomas Blunt, William Say, John Wroth, Esquires, James Temple, William Kenricke, Thomas Scot, George Duke, Richard Beale, Lambard Godfrey, William James, John Boyse of Betshanger, Henry Oxenden of Deane, Richard Meredith, Esquires, Edward Rivers Gent. Nathaniel Rice, Henry Honywood, Robert Gibbons, Gabriel Livesey, George Thompson, John Sillyard, William Maddox, Richard Wilkinson, Andrew Broughton, Robert Hales, Esquires; Thomas Plummer Senior; Thomas Plummer Junior, George Cadwell, Thomas St. Nicholas, Thomas Broadnax, William Skinner, Esquires; Edward Elkenhard, Caleb Bankes, John Bankes, Thomas Foach, Edward Scott, John Coldwall, Peter Pet, Richard Parker, Robert Watson, John Osburne, Thomas Monins, Michael Belke, Peter Hayman, George Payne, Esquires; John Brown of Orpington, William Palmer, John Naylor, Thomas Lake, Thomas Barton, of Hadlor; Norton Curtis, Henry Hall, Gent. Farnham Aldersley, William Cullen, Henry Needler, John Gibbons, Martin Pike, William Lancaster, The Mayor of Rochester for the time being, Peter Godfrey, Francis Rumney, Edward Ower, Francis Butcher of Canterbury, John Butcher of Staplehurst, Henry Samford, Thomas Rogers of Datford, George Crompton, John Taylor of Chatham, Robert Mascall, Bartholomew May.
For the City of Canterbury, and County of the said City, Thomas Scot, John Nut, Thomas Monins, Vincent Denn, Esquires, the Mayor for the time being, Thomas St. Nicholas Esquire, Recorder of the said City; Thomas Broadnax, Zachary Lee Alderman, John Lade, Edward Ower, Francis Butcher, Esquires.
For the County of Lancaster, Richard Haughten Baronet, Sir Ralph Ashton, Baronet, Sir Robert Binloss Baronet, Sir Edward Moseley Baronet, Richard Shuttleworth, Richard Standish, Edmond Hopwood, John Starchie, Edward Fleetwood, Alexander Rigbie of Middleton; George Fell, Thomas Birch, Thomas Holcroft, Alexander Rigbie of Layton, Robert Hide, Richard Heyworth, George Leigh, Edward Robinson, John Livesey Esquires; Nicholas Rigbie junior; Henry Ogle, John Sawrie, Hugh Cooper, Thomas Cole, Thomas Bareroft, John Entwisle Esquires, Major Oliver Edge, George Pigot, Adam Sands, John Cliffe, Christopher White, Evan Wall Gentlemen.
For the County of Leicester, Sir Arthur Hesilrige, Thomas Heselrige, Henry Smith, Peter Temple, Esquires, John Hutchin son Esq; Sir John Hartop Baronet, Francis Hacker, William Hartop of Dalby Parva, Thomas Pochin, William Hubbert, Edward Smith, Thomas Banister, William Bambridge, Archibald Palmer, Thomas Brudnell, John Goodman, Francis Shute, William Herricke, Edward Shepperson, Edmond Temple, Clement Needham, Thomas Cockram, Thomas Charnell, John Horton Gent, William Frankes Mayor of Leicester, William Stanley, Richard Ludlam, Edmond Cradock, Aldermen of Leicester, Anthony Major, Gent, Colonel Henry Markham, Sir Thomas Hartop, John Stafford, Esquire.
For the County of Lincoln, and the City and County thereof, Sir John Wray Baronet; Sir Michael Armin Baronet, Sir John Brownlow Baronet, Sir William Brownlow Baronet, Sir Richard Earle Baronet, Sir Anthony Irby Knight, Edward Rossiter, Thomas Hacker, Sir Martin Lister, Edward Ascough, William Wray, Thomas Meres, Valentine Walton, William Ellis, Thomas Lister, Richard Brownelow, Henry Massingberd, William Berry the elder, Edward Skipwith, Humphrey Walcott, Thomas Hall Esquires, Drayner Massingberd, Charles Hussey, Christopher Wray, Samuel Cust, John Wilsby, Charles Hall, John Sanders, John Weaver, William Lister, Thomas Ellis of Wellingore, George Sanderson, John Hatcher, Stephen Mason, Christopher Nevill, Thomas Skipwith, Robert Christopher, John Disney, John Whiting, Doctor Joseph More, Bevercotts Cornwallis, William Thompson, Thomas Rossiter, William Dowman, Esquires; Capt. Johnson, John Palmer of Stamford, Thomas Tooly, Jeremy Cole, Isaac Knight, Robert Phillips, Robert Vigarows, Adlard Pury, Thomas Rands, Alexander Lawson Esquires; Robert Marshall, John Beck, Edward Emis, John Oliver Aldermen, Thomas Izod, William Harrington, William Hobson, William Harvey, Coll. Philip Twisleton, Mathias Browne of Harblin, Philip Eaton of Great Hayle, John Gardner of Sleford, William York of Barton, William Browne of Hickington, John Dillingham, the Mayor of the City of Lincoln, The Alderman of Stanford, The Mayor of Grimby, the Mayor of Boston, the Alderman of Grantham for the time being, John Archer one of the Justices for the Common Pleas, William Woolley, Francis Mussenden Esquire, Edward Nelthorpe, — Osney of Lowth, Esquire, Sir Robert Barker, Edward Rossiter, Thomas Hatcher.
For the City of London, Thomas Aleyn Lord Mayor, and the Mayor for the time being, Isaac Pennington, Thomas Atkin, Thomas Foote, John Kenderick, John Foulk, Thomas Viner, Christopher Pack, John Dethick, Richard Chiverton, William Thompson, John Frederick, Tempest Milner, John Robinson, John Barksteed, Anthony Bateman, John Lawrence, Francis Warner, Richard King, William Love, William Bolton, — Wale, William Peak, — Crow, Aldermen; Andrew Rickerd, Charles Lloyd, Stephen White, John Cutler, Theophilus Biddolph, John Lewis, Thomas Arnold, Richard Garford, Robert Winch, Martin Noel, William Antrobus, William Bateman, Walter Pell, Richard Clutterbuck, James Waineright, William Penoyer, William Vincent Esquires, Matthew Shepherd, Nathaniel Campfeild, Henry Brandriff, Nicholas Juxon, Charles Doyley, Thomas Strane, Robert Barret, Lawrence Warkeman, James James, Jeremy Sambrook, George More, John Bathurst, Praise-God Barebone, Thomas Lenthall, William Mead, Araham Babington, James Man, Henry Hickman, Charles Min, Henry Bonner, Col. Gower, John Pargiter, Richard Huchinson, Deputy Johnson, Deputy Cliffe, John Harbert, Thomas Weeks, Edward Bushel, Robert Russell, John Allen, Slingsby Bethel, Esqs.
For the County of Middlesex, William Lenthal Speaker of the Parliament, Lord Lisle, Lord St. Johns, Chief Justice of the Court of Common Pleas, John Wylde, Lord Chief Baron, Sir John Treavor Knight; Colonel Dove, Philip Skippon, Sir Edward Barkham Baronet, Sir Anthony Ashley-Cooper, Baronet; Sir James Harrington Knight and Baronet, Carew Rawleigh, Colonel Edmond Harvey, Col. John Downes, Sir John Thoroughgood Knight; Thomas Lister, John Barkstead, Josias Berners, John Hucksley, Richard Dunton, Samuel Harvy, Solomon Smith, Thomas Hubbard, James Hawley, John Brown of Twittenham, William Leman, Gilbert Millington Esq; William Say Esq; Kelloway Gwydot, Esquire; Nicholas Rainton, Col. John Owen, William Bennet, George Cooper, Daniel Proctor, John Waterton, John Baldwin, Augustine Winkfield, Richard Powel, John Barners, Paul Nichol, Thomas Harrison of South Mims, Walter Biggs, Morrice Thompson, Edw. Cresset, Edw. Birkhead, Col. Silvanus Taylor, Capt. Taylor, Richard Wilcox, Thomas Ayres, George Langham, Lieut. Col. Harrington, Francis Bloomer, Richard Sherwyn, Richard Lowton, Mark Hildesley, Walter Boothby, Thomas Pepes, Maior John Nelthorpe Henry, Middleton, Robert Thompson, Francis Willoughby, William Hobson, Richard Hutchenson, John Humphreys Edmund Page, Jeffery Ellison, Henry Wilcox, Richard Sankey, Gilbert Barrel, Sir John Lenthal, John Wheatley, Lawrence Steele, Clement Ireton, Hen. Danvers, Col. Will. Webb, Peter Bradshaw, Esqs; Capt. John Lane of Hamersmith, Esq; Maior Nichols, Capt. Edm. Warcop, Mr. Benjamin Martin.
For the City and Liberty of Westminster. William Lenthal, Speaker of the Parliament, Thomas Lord Fairfax, Lieut. Col. Ludlow, Thomas Scot, Michael Oldsworth, Sir James Harrington, Henry Nevil, Thom. Lister, Adam Baynes, James Harrington, George Manly, Thomas St. Nicholas, Edward Dendy, Ralph Darnel, Arthur Evelin, Anthony Samuel, Will. Green, Col. Dove, Thomas Challoner, Ralph Hall, Edward Franklin, George Talby, Daniel Charlwood, Tho. Webster, William Bosevile, Arthur Samuel, Francis Blake, Thomas Constable, Samuel Smith, Richard Ryder, — Wayn, Silvanus Taylor, William Haberfield, Thomas Colechester, Nicholas Holton, John Man, Richard Hawkins, Thomas Hayward, Henry Cotton, Thomas Mayson, John Barker, William Parker, Peter Lindsey, Col. Nathaniel Rich, Robert Bissy, Henry Pitt, John Seagood, Henry Middleton, Edward Birkhead, John Hunter, Edward Strayton, James Mayo, Nich. Love, John Downes, Josias Barners, Richard Graves, Richard Powel, Noah Bankes, Nicholas Martin, George Walker, George Dodson, John Wilcox, Edward Cresset, Capt. Wheateley, William Taylor, William Dashwood, John Robinson, Joseph Sanson, Richard Dashwood, Sir John Trevor, Thomas Norris, Maurice Gething, John Haynes, Philip Smith, Colonel Lister, Colonel Walton, Amor Stoddart, Richard Davis, Edward Walters, Sir Cheney Culpeper, Thomas Foster, Emery Hill, Edward Martyn, John Wyldman, George Foxcroft, William Say, Lord Chief Baron Wylde, Edmunde Wylde, Edmund Warcup, Benjamin Martin, John Nelthorp, Col. Wetton, Thomas Bradshaw, Gilbert Millington, Esquire.
For the County of Monmouth, Sir Treavor Williams, Baronet, Thomas Morgan of Machen Esquire, William Morgan of the same, Esquire; Charles Vanne Esq; Col. Thomas Morgan, Edmund Morgan, William Morgan of Pencruge, Thomas Hughes, Thomas Morgan of Lanfore, George Gwin, William Herbert, Roger Oates, John Walter, William Milbourne, John Parry, Thomas Williams, Henry Morgan, Philip Cecil, Edward Morgan, Edward Reymes of Bartholly, Walter Rumsey, James Prichard, David Morgan, Richard Baker, William Williams, John Lewis, Roger Aldey and David Jenkins, Esqs; Edward Green, Esq; and John Beard of Carlyon, Gent.
For the County of Northampton, John Earl of Exeter. Richard Knightley, John Crew, William Say, Esquire, Edward Lord Mountague, Lord Chief Justice St. John. Sir Henry Yelverton, Sir Gilbert Pickering, Sir John Norwich, Sir Robert Draydon, Sir Edward Nichols, Baronets, Sir Richard Samwel, Knight, William Wilmer, Oliver St. John, Richard Samwel, John Thornton; John Brown of Edon, Edward Farmer, Edward Harbey, Arthur Hesilrige, Henry Benson, Robert Pargiter, Philip Holman, John Cartwright, Bryan Johnson, George Clerk, John Bernard, Thomas Crew, William Ward, George Benson, John Claypole the Elder, Joh. Norton, Tho. Bletzoe, John Mansel, Hen. Freeman, Joh. Brown of Kettering, Rob. Andrews, James Langham. Richard Rainsford Esqs; William Lord Viscount Mounson, Francis Harvey John Gifford, Alexander Blake, Humphrey Orme, Francis Quarles Doctor Langham, Joh. Delaval, Will. Dudley, Geo. Quarles, Will Lisle, Geo. Lynne, Pet. Tryan, Thomas Elmes of Norton, Thomas Elmes of Warmington, Samuel Trist, Anthony Shuckbrough, Esqs; The Mayor of Northampton for the time being, the Mayor of Brackley for the time being, the Mayor of Higham-Ferrers Mr. Butler of Preston, Capt. Robert Ivye, Capt. John Shepherd, Joh. Ward Esq; Henry Wright, Tho. Juxton, Esq.
For the County of Nottingham, Will. Pierrepont, Esq, Arthur Stanhop, Joh. Hutchinson, Gervas Piggot, Gilbert Millington, Hen. Sacheverel, Joh. Hacker, Daniel Earl, Esq; Rob. Hardy, Tho. Charlton, Joh. Mosely, Barthol. Lassels, Joh. Martin Eq; Christopher Wilson, Gregory Silvester, William Newton, Gent.
For the County of the Town of Nottingham, the Mayors for the time being, Gilbert Millington, Rob. Hardy, John Martin Esq; Will. Drury, — Toplady, — Gamble, — Richards, John Parker, Thomas Huthwayt, Alderman, Daniel Sully, Capt. Richards.
For the County of Northfolk; Sir Edward Barkham Baronet, Sir Horatio Townsend Baronet, Sir Ralph Hare, Sir John Palgrave Baronet, Sir Will. Doyley, Major Gen. Philip Skippon, Will. Henningham, Rob. Wood, Brampton Gurden, Rob. Long, Rob. Brewster, Rob. Gawsel, Joh. Sedley, Tho. Weld, Sam. Smith, Joh. Burman, Charls Geo. Cock, Joh. Hubbert, Edw. Bulwer, Tho. Day, Joh. Colson, Tho. Utber, Bernard Church, Will. Barnham, Joh. Mann, Bob. Doughty, Sam. Prentice, Rich. With, Thomas Shreeve, William Burton, Thomas Lincolne, Joshua Greene of Linn, William Life, Esquires, Major Thomas Spencely, Capt. Nicholas Bell, John Ballaston, Francis Walter, Capt. Warner, Leonard Gooch, Violet Benton, Richard Cubitt, William Stile, Augustine Thrower, Thomas Ely, William Emperor, Robert Brown, Thomas Drury Esquires. James Tennant Gent. William Arnop of Flegg, William Gore, John Shildrake, Senior, Major Hezekiah Haynes, Robert Baldock, Esquire, John Buxton, Robert Gawsell, Phillip Beddingfield, Edward Chamberline, Francis Cory, Roger Pepis, Thomas Cory, Francis Bacon Esquires, George England and Nicholas Cuttinge, Gent.
William Davy, Mayor, and the Mayor for the time being, Erasmus Earl Sergt. at Law, Recorder; Charls George Cock, Steward, Adrian Parmenter, Henry Watts, Edmund Borman, John Rayley, Thomas Barrett, Barnard Church, William Barnham, Samuel Puckell, Thomas Tofts, John Mann, John Salter, Christopher Jay, Roger Mingay, Thomas Ashwell, Robert Allen, John Andrewes, Thomas Johnson, Nicholas Poynter, William Tucke, Joseph Payne, Robert Holmes, Aldermen; The Sheriffs for the time being; Robert Gooch, Henry Woods, John Knight, Violet Benton, Thomas Norwich, Richard Kett, Richard Coldham, Robert Bendish, Augustine Briggs, Francis Norwich, John Toft.
For the County of Northumberland, Sir Arthur Hesilrigg Baronet, Sir Thomas Widdrington, One of the Commissioners for the Great Seal, Ralph Delavall, William Shafto, Robert Fenwick, Henry Ogle, William Middleton Esquires. Luke Killingworth, Richard Foster, John Major, John Topping, John Ogle, Edward Fenwick, Thomas Bonner, Alderman of Newcastle, Jeremiah Tolhurst, Ralph Salkeild, William Foster, Robert Widdrington of Hansley, Cuthbert Fenwick of East Haydon, Thomas Boutflower, Robert Lisle of Hason.
For the Town of Newcastle, the Mayor for the time being, Sir Arthur Hasilrigg, Thomas Liddall Esquire, Thomas Bonner, George Dawson, William Johnson, Peter Sanderson, Robert Johnson, John Blakiston, Henry Tompson, George Blakiston, George Thursby, Richard Baker, Francis Jenkinson, Richard Reigh, Gent.
For the County of Oxon, William Lenthall, Speaker of the Parliament, Sir Francis Henry Lee, —Lewis of Blechington, Mr. James Fynes, Mr. Fettiplace, Sir Arthur Hesilrig, Sir James Harrington. Edmond Dunch, Launcelot Granger, Robert Jenkinson, William Draper, Colonel John Feilder, Edmond Lenthall, Benjamin Martin, Mr. John Tippinge, Mr. John Doylie, John Lenthall, Esq; John Butler, Francis Blake, Robert Warcop, — Castel, Walter Elwood, Richard Boult, John Phelps, John Ellis, Robert Huntington, James Whitlock, Sir Peter Wentworth Knight of the Bath, Thomas Tipping, Bartholomew Hall, Captain Standen, Adrian Scroop, John Smith, John Carey, Thomas Weeks, William Adkins, Matthew Langley, John Hunt, John Brookhurst, Mr. Edward Twyford, Thomas Holt Esquire, William Lenthall, Griffith Lloyd, Henry Godwin, John Clark, Colonel Francis Martin, John Hughes, Thomas Knight, Richard Crooke, John Irons, Unton Crooke junior, Elisha Coles, Thomas Hinton Alderman, John Nixon, Doctor John Palmer, John Garret, Mr. Francis Wainman, Sir Anthony Cope, Lord Faulkland, Mr. Taylor of Wiscot, Captain Higgins, Mr. Hoard.
For the County of Rutland, Sir James Harrington Knight and Baronet, Sir Thomas Hartopp, Knight, Thomas Waite, John Weaver, Christopher Brown, Richard Halford, Benjamin Norton, John Osborn, Edward Horseman, Abell Barker, Samuel Brown, Matthias Barrie, William Shield Esquires, John Green, William Busby, Peter Woodcock, Junior Gent. Evers Armyn, William Hyde, Samuel Hunt, Marshe Thorp.
For the County of Salop, Sir Humphrey Briggs Baronet, Robert Wallopp, Robert Corbet Esquires, Andrew Lloyd, Thomas Hunt, Samuel Moore, John Corbett, Creswell Taylor, Thomas Kettleby, Phillip Young, Lancellot Lee, Thomas Baker, Roger Evans, Francis Harris, Charls Langford, Richard Henneage, Samuel Jones, Rowland Hunt, junior, Edmond Wilde, William Cotton Esquires, Samuel Kinaston Gent. John Betting, Charls Doughty, John Brown of Melvert, William Botterell, Richard Smith, Richard Griffiths, Thomas Haies, Saml. Swanwick, Edward Cressett, John Ashton, Thomas Lockhart, Job. Charlton, Gent. William Cotton, Thomas Mackworth, John Coles, John Walcott, William Jones, William Oakely, Edward Whichcott, Richard Baggott, Esquires, The Mayor of the Town of Shrewsbury for the time being, Thomas Gardner, Gent. William Pierrepont, Esq; George Benion, Charls Benion, — Cleve.
For the County of Stafford, Sir John Skevington, Baronet, Edward Manwaring, John Chetwood, Matthew Mooreton, Henry Stone, George Bellott, Daniel Watson, Thomas Bagnell, Zachariah Babington, William Bendy, George Breindlie, Thomas Gent, John Wood, Richard Pyat, Timothy Edge Gent., Sir William Brereton, Baronet. Colonel Crompton, Michael Biddolph Esquire; Edward Ward, Thomas Wilbraham Esquires. Captain Thomas Pudsey, William Jolly Esq. Capt. Leicester Barber, Edward Ashenhurst, Thomas Launder, William Barnesley, Edward Parkhouse, William Pinsen, Colonel Thomas Sanders, Major Nathaniel Barton, William Jesson, Henry Mott, William Heath.
For the City and County of Litchfield, Michael Biddolph, Esquire, Mr. John Birchliff, Mr. Samuel Tirewick, Zach Babington and Thomas Minors, Esquires, Thomas Saxon and Henry Mott, Gent. and the Bayliffs for the time being. Major Barton, Edward Wilson, Capt. Peter Backhouse, John Perkins.
For the County of Somerset, Sir Tho. Wroth, Knight; Alexander Popham, Roger Hill one of the Justices of the Upper Bench, Henry Rogers, John Harrington, William Windham, Francis Rolle, John Pine, Francis Lutterel, Nathaniel Wettham, William Stroud, Edward Ceely, Thomas Gorge, John Turbervile, Charles Staynings, William Lacy, Edmund Prideaux, William Doble, Anthony Pawlet, John Wroth, Henry Bonner, John Palmer Doctor of Physick, John Preston, Edward Courte, George Trevillian, Thomas Siderfin, Richard Bovet Esquires, John Mallock, Henry Bonner, Senior, Henry Miles, William Atkins, Jonathan Pitt, Edward Ceely, John Sealy, Thomas Venn, David Stocombe, William Bacon, William Coggan, Ambrose Moore, Gent. George Doddington, James Ash, John FitzJames of Lewson, John Hippesley, John Buckland, Richard Jones, Robert Long, John Carey, William Smith, Edward Ash, James Stedman, Peter Roynon, Thomas Baynard, Morrice Beakley, George Norton, Hugh Smith, John Bampley, William Stroud junior, Edw. Gorge, William Blanchard of Katherin, Matthew Pit, Francis Vaughan, Thomas Stroud of Maperton, Thomas Hippesley, George Stedman, Esquires, Steven Hasket, James Hayes, John Pearce, Joseph Bernard, George Millard, John Merryweather, Thomas Wrentmore, Thomas Mead, John Rowsewell, John Parker, Gent. James Hayes Junior, Thomas Boone, Esquires, for the City of Bath, the Mayor for the time being, John Pearce and John Parker, Aldermen, John Hill of Tanton, William Gill of Tanton, William Chaplain of Tanton, Samuel Perry, Thomas Andrews, Edward Hungerford, James Tucker of Dowlton, William Pit.
Edward Tison, Mayor, Joseph Jackson, Miles Jackson, John Gunning, Richard Vicarish, Arthur Farmer, Henry Gibbs, Aldermen, The Sheriffs for the time being. Robert Aldworth, Esquire. John Pope, William Grigg, John Knight of Temple Street, John Laford, John Harper, Jonathan Blackwell, James Powell, Robert Appleton, and Francis Yeamans.
For the County of Southampton, Sir Richard Lucy, Sir Henry Worsley, Sir Robert Dillington, Baronets; Sir Henry Mildmay, Sir John Dingley, Sir John Leigh, Knights, Robert Wallop, Richard Norton, John Lisle, Robert Reynolds, Nicholas Love, John Feilder, Esquires, Thomas Cole, Edward Hooper Senior, William Bowerman, Richard Lucy, Francis Roll, Francis Tilney, Thomas Bettisworth, Francis Rivet, John Hook, Henry Bromfield, John Hildersley, Roger Gallop, Edward Hooker, Richard Whitehead, John Bulkely, Azariah Husbands, Henry Whitehead, John Button junior, John Richerds, William Oglander, William Pitt, William Collins, Edward Haighes, William Wither, John Trot, Robert Gough, John Worsley, Edward Fleming, Richard Moore, Edward Hooper Junior, Richard Love, William Tulse, William Knapton Esquires, Robert Wroth, Robert Richbell, Richard Reeves, Thomas Musprat, Gent. Edward Love, Gent. the Mayor of Winchester, the Mayor of Southampton, the Mayor of Newport, in the Isle of Wight for the time being, Peter Legey, Colonel Whetham, Governour of Portsmouth; Henry Tulse, the Mayor of Portsmouth for the time being.
For the County of Suffolk, Sir Thomas Barnardiston Knight; William Henningham, Henry North, John Gurden, John Garneys, Robert Brewster, Nathaniel Bacon, Francis Bacon, Thomas Waldgrave, Thomas Darcy, James Hobart, Brampton Gurden, John Rowse, Henry Parker, Robert Gurden, Joseph Brand, William Gibbs, Thomas Essington, Philip Parker, Robert Brock, John Sheppard of Ash, Thomas Edger, Giles Barnardiston, Thomas Smith of Sutton, Francis Brewster, Thomas Steevens junr. Humphrey Morseley, John Brandling, John Clarke, Thomas Chaplin, Robert Duncan, Barnaby Bowtell, Humphrey Brewster, Anthony Barry, Esqs; Robert Apleton, Joseph Bemond of Hadleigh, William Biet, Samuel Ward, John Moody, Francis Merse, Lieut. Col. Clench, William Gootch, Thomas Greenwood, John Brown of Bene, Capt. Thomas Sorrel, Mr. Day, Mr. Duncombe, Philip Howard, Robert Brook, William Blomfield, Major William Burton, John Bendish Esquires, Thomas Sheeres Gent, Capt. Philips, Daniel Clinke, John Hobard of Norwich, Jasper Sheppard, and Nicholas Wells.
For the County of Surrey, William Lord Mounson, Sir William Brereton, Knight, and Baronet, Sir Richard Onslow, Carew Rawleigh, Thomas Scot, John Trenchard, Colonel George Thompson, Arthur Onslow, John Goodwin, William Wymondfold, Robert Hollman, Sir Richard Biteson, Sir John Lenthall, Sir Thomas Eveling, Sir George Ascue, John Corbet, Purback Temple, Benjamin Goodwin, Sir Walter St. John, Robert Wilson, Edmond Moore, Lawrence Manch, Samuel Moyer, Henry Weston, George Duncombe, Mr. Rous, Capt. Westbrook, John Smith, Roger Heath, Samuel Whartop, Sackford Gunston, Cornelius Cooke, Peter Delaney, Jeremy Baines, Samuel Hylord, Thomas Walker, Richard Downes, Esq; Mr. — Rowse of Bootham, Esquire; Walter Brett, Benjamin Weston, Benjamin Poulsted, William Sherman, Ralph Watts, John Heather, Marlion Rythe, John Heale, Thomas Leigh, Richard Lawrence, Anthony Myldmay, Ellis Crispe.
For the County of Sussex, Sir John Pelham Baronet, Sir Thomas Parker Knight, Colonel Herbert Morley, Colonel John Fagg, Robert Goodwin Esquire, Colonel John Downes, John Baker, William Hay, William Cawley, James Temple, Thomas Hasilrigg, Edward Polhill, Thomas Collins, William Spence, John de la Chamre, Henry Peckham, Thomas Jeffery, Thomas Challoner, Richard Boughton, William Yalden, of Blackdown; James Butler, Richard Dorvis, Edward Cook of Field Place, William Cawley, William Hay junior, John Bine, John Busbridge, George Courtopp, Anthony Sherley, Thomas Luxford of Windmill Hill, Thomas Henshaw, Edward Hobson, Allen Carr, Richard Smith, Walter Evernden, Anthony Springate, Walter Henley, Stephen Humphrey junior, Henry Sherley, Edward Blaker, Francis Waite, Thomas Barnard, Francis Selwin, James Hussey, Richard Knowles, Arthur Betsworth, John Hay, John Spence, Thomas Haughton, John Meere, Major John Clark, Edward Payne, Henry Onslow, William Lane, James Playner, George Edmonds, John Lee, Thomas Sowton, George Hide, George Taylor, Joseph Newington, Thomas Betsworth of Vineing, Ambrose Trayton, Thomas Ballard, Thomas White, Thomas Sheppard, Simon Everden, Christopher Coles, — Newington of Kingston —Bowsey, The Mayor of Arrundel, for the time being, The Mayor of Rie for the time being, The Mayor of Hastings, The Bayliff of Seaford, and the Mayor of Winchelsey for the time being, Walter Brett, Capt. William Freeman, — Palmer of Berry, John Gratwicke of Eatons, Thomas Lutman, John Stone of Nunnery.
For the County of Worcester, Lord Chief Baron Wilde, George Coventry Esq; High Sheriff, Sir Thomas Rouse Baronet, William Ligon, Edmond Wilde, Edward Pitts, John Egioke, Henry Branley of Holt, John Dormer, Nicholas Lechmer, John Corbett, John Naufan, Gervase Bucke, Edward Dingley, Henry Branley of Upton, Richard Grevis, Walter Savage, Edward Salwey, Nicholas Acton, Richard Vernon, John Bridges, Thomas Milward, Henry Jefferies, William Jeffary, Thomas Holey, Thomas Jolly, Edmund Giles the younger, John Fownes, John Latham, William Collins, Edward Moore, Theophilus Andrews, Esquires; Edward Colding, John Corbin, Edmond Giles, John Baker Gent. The Mayor of Evesham and Bayliffs of Bewdley, for the time being, William Say Esquire.
For the County of Warwick, and for the City of the County and City of Coventry, Sir Peter Wentworth Knight of the Bath, Sir Simon Archer, Thomas Willoughby, Joseph Hawksworth, Waldine Willington, Thomas Archer, John Halford, Richard Lucy Esqs. Major William Thornton, Timothy St. Nicholas, Capt. Samuel Ayre, Major Graine, Samuel Ebrall, Matthew Bridges, Thomas Bayley Esquires, Richard Hicks, Mayor of Coventry; John Cruchlowe, John Barber, Richard Hopkins Esquires, Thomas Basnett, William Jolliff, Robert Bedford Aldermen; Mr. John Wooldred, William Parkins junior, and Robert Coleborn, Thomas Rawlins, Thomas Boughton, of Beeling; Robert Beak, Captain Taylor of Anstry.
For the County of Wilts; Philip Earl of Pembroke, Robert Nichols one of the Justices of the Upper Bench, Edmond Dunch, Sir Anthony Ashley-Cooper Baronet, Alexr. Popham, Edmund Ludlow, Philip Smith, Edward Tooker, William Eyre of Neston, Michael Oldsworth, George Cowper, John Dove, William Ludlow, William Cole, of Downton, Chaloner Chute, James Ash, Walter Smith Gent, Francis Dove Alderman of Sarum, Thomas Eyre, Bennet Swayne Esquires, William Coles of the Close of New Sarum, Richard Lewis Esquire, John Randolph, Christopher Batt of Sarum, William Temple, Thomas Dove, James Heeley Esquires, Henry Francklin, Richard Crouch Gent, Edward Horton Esq, John Kein, Edward Hungerford of Farlo Castle, Thomas Goddard Gent, Paul Methwin, Walter Webb, Thomas Michel, Thomas Bayle, John Cheney, Edward Banton, Alexander Thistlethwayte, Samuel Ash, Gabriel Martin, William Sadler, Robert Hippesley, Thomas Grove, Edward Michell, Francis Swanton Esqs, William Blisset, Richard How, George Ivey, Thomas Eastcourt, John Hawkins, Sir Walter St. Johns Baronet, John Earnley, William Duckett, Henry Eyre, John Danvers, John Norden, William Bushnell, Giles Harding, Sir John Eveling Knight, Waddam Windham Esq; Edward Middlecott, Joseph Stockman, Henry Hungerford Esq; Walter Earnely, Edwarde St. Barbe, George How, Thomas Mompersons of Corton, John Riddout, Isaac Burgis Esqs; Edward Titcombe, John Taylor Gent, Henry Bradshaw, Hugh Speake Esquires, Alexr. Thistlethwayte junior, Edward Goddard, John Momperson, Nevil Marklin, Benjamin Gifford, William York, Thomas Harris of Cullerne, Geffery Daniel, Giles Tooker Esquire, John Alford Esquire.
The Mayor for the time being, Edward Tooker Esquire, Waddam Windham Esquire, John Dove Esq; Francis Swanton Esquire John Ivy Senior, James Abbott, Humphrey Ditton, Francis Dove Edward Edmonds, Thomas Oviatt, Thomas Wray, William Stone Thomas Cutler, Christopher Batt, James Hely Aldermen.
For the County of Westmerland, Sir Arthur Hasilrig Baronet, Roger Bateman, Thomas Brathwaite, Edward Briggs, John Otta way, Randall Bateman, John Archer, George Archer, The Mayor of Kendall for the time being, Thomas Spencer, Francis Sissors, Miles Mann, Thomas Sands, James Corke, Thomas Fletcher, William Garnet, Edmond Branthwaite, Edward Lee, George Maiorson, Richard Sedgwick.
For the Isle of Anglesey, John Glin, John Jones, Robert Bulkey, Peirce Loyde, Richard Wood, John Carter, Peirce Loyde, Junior; William Bold, George Twisleton, Richard Owen Theodore, Thomas Madrin, Rouland Bulkey, Thomas Williams, John Wood, Richard Bolton, Griffith Bodurda, John Owen Langveithley, William Lewis of Kemlin, William Win, Langoed Henry Win Pedheskin, Rowland White Esquires, Thomas Michaell Gent. And the Mayor of Bewmorris for the time being.
For the County of Brecknock, Henry Williams, Thomas Williams, William Watkins, Roger Games, Lewis Jones, Meredith Lewis, Philip Jones, William Jones, Edmond Jones, Evan Lewis, John Williams, Hugh Thomas, James Watkins, William Watkins, John Morgan, Thomas Watkins Esquires, Richard Williams, Thomas Williams, Gent. The Bayliff of Brecon for the time being, Edward Williams, Gent. Thomas Lewis Esquire, Waalter Vaughan, James Watkin of Cubalda, John Gunter, Henry Powell.
For the County of Cardigan, Sir Richard Price, Baronet; Thomas Wogan, Thomas Lloyde Esquire, James Philips, James Lewis, John Vaughan, Henry Vaughan, Jenkin Lloyd, Thomas Parry, Richard Herbert, John Lewis, Erasmus Lloyd, Robert Britt, Hector Philips, Esquires, Rice Evans, Walter Vaughan, Abell Griffin, Rice Gwin, David Morgan, John Williams, Gent. John Bowin, Nicholas Lewis, Esquires. Thomas Lewis, John Lloyde.
For the County of Carmarthen, John Hagget, John Lloyde, David Morgan, Thomas Lloyd, George Jones, Jenkin Lloyde, Rowland Gwin, Thomas Morgan, John Williams, Walter Thomas, John Hughs, Richard Gwin, Thomas Howels, William Bevans, David Morgan of Cledy, John Powell junior Esquires.
For the County of Carnarvon, Henry Laurence, John Glin, Robert Bulkey Esquires. Sir Owen Win Baronet, Griffith Jones, Griffith Williams, Robert Williams, John Carter, John Twisleton, Morrice Win, Edmond Glin, John Bodurda, William Foxwist, Robert Coitmore, Richard Griffith, John Williams of Millioned, Owen Winn, William Winn of Glanrason, Richard Anwill, Edward Williams, John Hookes, Hugh Williams, Griffith Bodurda, Richard Coitmore, Richard Edwards, Morrice Griffith, Herbert Griffith, Esquires.
For the County of Denbigh; Simon Thelwall Esq; Sir William Merideth Knight and Baronet, John Jones, John Carter, George Twisleton, Andrew Ellis, Sir Richard Saltonstall, Robert Duckenfield, John Edisbury, Watkin Kiffin, Owen Thelwall, William Salisbury, Charles Goodman, John Win of Diffron Mela, Edward Thelwall, William Carrey of Pontiso, Thomas Ravenscroft, Thomas Crutchley, Gerard Barbour, Richard Basnet, Charles Goodman, John Hanmer, Richard Young Esquires, Sir John Trevor, Knight.
For the County of Flint, John Glin, Serjeant at Law; John Jones, Thomas Ravenscroft, John Carter, Thomas Crutchley, George Twisleton, John Salisbury Senior, Luke Lloyde, Ralph Hughs, Andrew Ellis, Pierce Connoway, Thomas Dimock, Richard Young, Thomas Payton, Robert Eyton, Thomas Homphry, Samuel Mosten, John Hanmer, Euball Thelwell, Ellis Evans, Esquires, Sir John Trevor, Knight, Hugh Prichard.
For the County of Glamorgan, Earle of Pembrook, Walter Strickland, Esquire, Philip Viscount Lisle, William Lewis, Esquire, William Say, Algernon Sidney, Michael Oldsworth, Edmond Thomas, Busie Mansell, Humphrey Windham, Edward Stradling, Rice Powell, Edward Gamage, Henry Morgan, Thomas Lougher, William Seyes, Thomas Evans of Ham, Morgan Morgan Esquires, Rice Davy of Cardiff, John Griffith, William David of St. Tillany, Gent. Sir Thomas Lewis, Gabriel Lewis, Edward Mansel.
For the County of Merioneth, John Jones, Owen Salisbury, William Win of Glin, William Vaughan, John Lloyde of Massey Pandon, Lewis Owen, Robert Vaughan, Robert Owen, Morrice Winn, Richard Anwill the Elder, of Parke, Edward Winn of Tatreythin, John Vaughan of Trowscode, Howel Vaughan, Lewis Gwin of Balle, Lewis Lloyde, — Owen, Edmond Merrick, Esquires, Nathaniel Jones of Hendure, Ellis Hughs, Richard Lloyde.
For the County of Montgomery, Sir John Whitwrong, Knight, Edward Vaughan, Charles Lloyde, Hugh Price, Rowland Hunt, George Devereux, John Pursel, John Price of Parke, Matthew Morgan, Evan Lloyde, Robert Griffith, Richard Owen, Richard Herbert, John Pugh, Gabriel Winn, Lewis Price, Thomas Lloyd, Charles Lloyde of Doslebrane, Esquires, Thomas Tucks, John Kiffen, Edward Winn, Morrice Lloyde, Kiffen Lloyde Gent. Samuel Biggs, Edward Vaughan of Tirenynch, Thomas Nichols, Richard Price, Samuel Moore, Francis Buller, Esq; Sir Nath. Peircie Bt.
For the County of Pembroke, Sir Erasmus Philips, Sir Hugh Owens, Baronets, Philip Jones, James Philips, James Lewis, Roger Lort, Henry White, Sampson Lort, Thomas Parry, Walter Conwey, George Carew, John Lort, Thomas Warren, John Mathias, John Elliot Senior, Herbert Parrot, George Howard, Isaac Lloyd, John Lloyd, Thomas Woogan, Thomas Owens, Arnold Thomas, William Scowrfield, John Brotherough, Hector Phillips, James Price, Richard Brown, Thomas Knowles, Richard Castles, Esqs; David Morgan of Koed Lloyd, Rouland Wogan, Abel Griffen, John Elliot Junior, Gent. the Mayor of Pembrook for the time being, the Mayor of Tenby for the time being, William Langhorne, Thomas Corbet, Thomas Cozens, Gent. Arthur Owen Esquire.
For the County of Radnor, Sir William Lewis Baronet, George Gwin, Henry Williams, Samuel Powel, Nicholas Taylor, Griffith Jones, Peter Taylor, John Dantesey, John Yardley, Esqs. John Richards the Elder, Robert Cutler, Howel Powel of Nantgwilt, Gent. Andrew Philips, Silvanus Taylor, John Williams, Robert Weaver, John Walsam, John James, Thomas Tunman, Richard Tracy, William Bostoff, Richard Griffith, Edward Williams, John Price, Evan Price, Gabriel Taylor, Charles Lewis.
For the County of Haverford West, Sir Hugh Owens Baronet, James Phillips Esq; the Mayor of the Town for the time being, William Maylor, Ernold Thomas, Thomas Davis, William Walter, Henry Bowen, William Williams Esq, Thomas Bowen, William Davis Town Clerk, Richard Fowler, John Williams, Richard Maylor, George Warren.
And be it further Enacted by this present Parliament and it is hereby Enacted by the Authority thereof, That the persons here after named, shall be Commissioners of the several and respective Counties, Cities, Burroughs, Towns and Places in Scotland, hereafter named, vizt.:
For Aberdeen-shire, General George Monck, Commander in Chief of the Forces there; Gilbert Earl of Arrol, Major General Morgan, Alexander Douglas Doctor in Medecine, Stephen Winthorpe, Will. Michael, John Cottrel, Michael Richardson, Esq; George Gourden of Conclarachy, James Boord of Auchmeden, Alexander Morison of Boyney, Gent. William Master of Forbes, Arthur Forbes of Aight, Alexander Forbes of Boynby, Gent. Sir Robert Forquar of Moony, Sir John Gourden of Hadder, John Woodney of that Ilk, Alexander Master of Frazer, Alexander Frazer of Philorth, John Forbes of Birth, William Forbes Younger of Leschey, Thomas Forbes of Acorthin, Robert Borynson of Invercald, Alexander Jephreys of Kingwells, Robert Forbes Tutor of Oragivad, Robert Burnet Advocate, Thomas Gourden Gent.
For the City of Aberdeen, the Provost and Bayliffs for the time being Sir Robert Farquar, Thomas Clargis, Doctor in Medecine, Andrew Moore Doctor in Medecine, Maior Richardson, Mr. Alexander Jephres, Mr. William Moore, John Jephres, Alexander Forbes, Alexander Williamson, John Mallis, Burgesses. Mr. Thomas Melvin, Thomas Grey, Robert Forbes, Alexander Robertson, Mr. Robert Petry, Alexander Alexander, Walter Cockeram.
For the County of Aire, General George Monck, Earl of Cassilis, Lord Cockram, Roger Sawry, — Crispe Esqs; Henry Campbell of Cessnock, James Fullertone of Fullerton, John Chambers of Gaitgirth, John Hadden of Ontesbin, Gilbert Richard of Barskining, John Scora of Sornbeg, David Boswel of Achinlob, William Giftane Esq, John Blayre of Blayre, Sir John Crawford of Kilborn, Sir William Moore of the Wallen, Sir Robert Montgomery of Skelmarle, James Dunlope of Dunlope, Robert Boyd of Pitcow, James Crawford of Baidland, John Cunningham of Baidland, David Boyke of Kelburne, John Kennedy of Collen, Alexander Kenedie of Craigoche, John Macke Alexander of Corncluys, John Whitford of Balloche, — Boyd of Trochrig, — Kennedie of Knockdaw, — Mackilvein Younger of Crimet, Thomas Wallas of Foyle, David Blaire Younger of Adamtoune, James Blair of Manton, Colonel Lidcot.
For the Burrough of Aire, the Provost and Bayliff for the time being; Captain John Spencer, William Cunningham, John Crauford, John Kenedie, John Osborn, Gilbert Machalmount, Theophilus Rankeine, John Paterson Burgess.
For the Shire of Argile, General George Monk, John Campel of Glenurgh, Duncan Stuart of Appein, Colein Campbel of Lockneil, John Campbell of Dounstafnack, George Campbel of Drumsin, — Campel of Kilcon, William Ralston of Ralston, — Campbel of Shippinisk, Sir Dowel Campebel of Achinbrock, Macdowel of Raray, Macdowel of Dinellut.
For the County of Bamfe, Sir Alexander Abercrombie of Calcross Knight, Alexander Ogilvy of Kempharne, Alexander Brayneheart of Dunlugus, Alexander Gardney of Troupe, Alexander Douglas Doctor of Medecine, George Gordon of Achingtowlke, William James of Kinermony, Walter James of Afflincart, James Sutherland of Kimninety, Mr. John Abercromby of Farskam Mr. James Hay of Bellendaloch.
For the County of Berwick and Lauder, General George Monck, James Earl of Hoome, Sir William Corburne of Lanton, John Hoome of Balhader, John Hoome of Renton, Robert Sinclar of Lockirmakis, George Hoome of Camier, Walter Pringill of Greengnew, Patrick Wardlaw, George Hoome of Kinnergen, Patrick Bogg of Burnthouses, Archibald Douglas of Linnsden, John Hoome of Kello, John Edgar of Wedderly, John Ramsey of Edington, William Sommerwell in Hilton, James Home of Castleshaw, Sir James Cockburne of Rislaw, Mark Kerr of Moriston, John Grayden of Erislaw.
For the County of Bute, General George Monck, Sir James Stewart of Kirktown, Sir Robert Montgomery of Skelmurly, John Hamilton Bayliff of Arron, David Boyde of Kelburne, John Stewart of Ascoge, Simon Stewart of Kilkaten, — Stewart of Ardinhoe, — Banatine of Kamis.
For the County of Cathnes, General George Monck, the Earl of Cathnes, William Sinclare of May, James James of Sanside, John Murray of Peningland, James Sinclare of Aslers, John Cuningham the elder, of Benlia.
For the shire of Clackmannen, General George Monck, Charles Erskine of Aba, James Holburne of Menestry, Sir William Bruce of Stenhouse, Thomas Read, John Clobbery Esquires. — Bruce of Kenrith, — Meldrum of Tillyvolly, Andrew Bruce of Clackmannen, and Robert Young in Cleckmannen.
For the County of Dumbarton, General George Monck, Earl of Wigtoun, Sir John Celuhoon, of Russ; Sir James Hamilton of Arbiston, Robert Boyd of Drumer, Thomas Talbot, Henry Donnel Esquires, William Davise Esq, Governour of Dumbarton Castle, Sir Aula Macaula of Arnicaple, John Douglas of Rayston Younger, Robert Hamilton of Barnes, William Sterling of Law, John Coluhoon of Kilmirdimry, John Murhead, of Craigtoun,— Minhead of Lacknow junior, Master Crauford of Gloverbill, Master James Flemming of Oxgange.
For the County of Dumfreize, General George Monck, Charles Howard Esq; Earl of Nidsdale, James Earl of Hartfeild, Sir John Grior of Lag, Sir William Douglass of Kilhead, Jeremiah Tolhurst, John Grimsditch, William Grew Esquires, John Crighton of Craidford Town, John Scott of Crambury, John Scott of Newborough, Thomas Fargison of Kaelock, Robert Mackluen of Lockhial, James Johnston of Corhead, Robert Fargison of Cragedocock, James Johnston of Westraid, Archibald Douglas of Dornick, William Douglas of Norton.
For the Shire of Edinburgh, General George Monck, Sir Edward Rhodes, Adrian Scroop, Nathaniel Welham, William Earl of Louthian, John Earl of Tivedayle, the Lord Brothwick, Sir James Magall of Cranston, Thomas Hebrion of Hemsby, Sir Alexander Inglish of Ingliston, Sir John Wachop of Nideley, Sir James Hope of Hopton, Sir James Stewart of Kirkfield, Samuel Johnston, John Thompson, Henry Whalley, Walter Cheesley, Timothy Wilks, Abraham Homes, Andrew Abernethy Esquires, Doctor George Porneys, Richard Clifton Esquire,—Brown in Mussleburgh, — Richardson of Smeeton, Sir Robert Dody of Stenchill, William Rigg of Carberry, William Purneys of Abihill, Mr. John Inglis of Cramond, Mark Kerse of Cockpend, Mr. Robert Smith of Smithfield, Sir John Smith of Grathill.
For the City of Edenburgh, the Provost and Bayliffes for the time being, Timothy Wilks Esq; Richard Clifton Esq; Quarter Master General Carington, John Jossie, David Wilkie Esq, Sir John Smith, Sir James Stewart, Mr. John Ellis, Mr. John Harper, Mr. John Milne, Robert Lockhart, Andrew Bryson Esquires, Mr. Thomas Kincade, William Thomas Town Clerk, Mr. Walter Brothwick, Captain James Crawford, Master William Ramsay.
For the Shire of Elgen, General George Monck, Richard Boke, Sir Lodowick Gordon, Sir Robert Inns elder, the Lord Brody, — Dunbar of Westfield, — Brodie of Selham younger, Robert Inns, Alexander Douglas, Charles Crodon, David Dunbar, Esquires.
For the Counties of Fife and Kinrosse, George Monck, General of the Forces in Scotland, — Bremouth of Blacoime, Sir James Lumsden the younger, Sir Thomas Nairne, The Laird of Mannrise, Sir Thomas Gourley, — Munirise of Rauderstowne, George Lord Melvil, Sir John Aystoun, David Beathoun Creich, Sir John Preston of Airdrie, Gavin Wennss of Wythank, — Lindsay of Munt, Mr. James Cheap, David Earl of Wemyss, Sir John Wemyss, Sir Alexander Gibson of Dury, the Lord of Oruck, Sir David Wemyss of Balsard, Mr. Andrew Ayston of Kinglisse, Mr. Andrew Muncriffe, John Earl of Tweddall, Sir Henry Warlay Pattievie, Robert Dumpster of Bagugie, John Scott of Spencerfield, the Laird of Dobhill, Sir James Halkie.
For the Boroughs of Saint Andrews, Disser, Kirkaldie, Cooper, Anstruther Easter, Pettinsweemb, Dumferling, Creall, Kinghorn, Anstruther Wester, Inner-Keithing, Kildremy, Burnt-Island, the Provosts and Bayliffs for the time being respectively.
For the Shire of Forfar, General George Monck, James Lord Carnegie, John Lindsey of Edgell, Robert Arbuthnott of Findawrie, George Summer of Blareordy, James Scott of Sogie, David Lord Lowre, Peter Young of Seaton, Sir James Ogleby, James Ruther of Cardine, the Lord Brierhinne, Sir Alexander Widderburne, Olive Cambdell of Lindie, the Lord Cooper, — Creichton of Ruthwin John Ogilvy of Balfoar, David Graham of Fintrie, Frederick Lyon of Brigtone, Harry Mawle of Melgine, Col. David Barcley.
For the Shire of Haddington, General George Monck, James Earl of Hoome, William Earl of Roxborough, John Earl of Haddington, John Earl of Tividail, the Viscamt of Kingston, Edward Walley Esq; Sir Robert Fletcher of Salstone, Sir James Hay, Thomas Hepburn of Humbie, George Hoom of Fore, Robert Hepburn of Keith, John Hepburn of Smeeton, — Browne of Colstone, Francis Hempburne of Beenstone, Master Robert Sinclare of Longformagus, Master Alexander Hay of Barrs, Doctor Hepburne, Thomas Hamilton of Preston, Sir Alexander Morison of Preston Grange, Archibald Sidserse of Routhlaw, Robert Adkinson Esquire,
For the Borough of Dunbar, the Bayliffe for the time being, George Adamson, George Forrest, Thomas Purneyes, Mr. George Thompson, William Bryson, William Wood, Walter Young, William Cockburne Burgesses.
For the Shire of Innerness, General George Monck, Earl of Maccray, Hugh Frazer, Sir James Mackdonnell, Hugh Frazer of Stroney, Kenith Mackinsey of Coole, — Mackinsey of Kilcony, the Laird of Mackentosh, William Mackentosh, of Kellanhoy, Senior; Alexander Mackentosh of Cannage, Miles Mann, John Hill, John Forbus of Colodin, — Freaser of Belledrum Junior.
For the Borough of Inverness, The Provost and Bayliffs for the time being, John Forbes, David Carthbert, Dean of Guild, Daniel Fowler, and Robert Bayley, Dunkin Forbes, John Falson, Alexander Dunbar, James Fowler Burgesses.
For the Sherifdome of Kincardine, General George Monck, Robert Viscount of Arburthnot, Sir Alexander Carnegie, Sir Robert Graham, the Lord of Halcarton, Sir Gilbert Ramsey, William Rait, John Barclay, Thomas Hallardes, Harrie Barclay, Andrew Arthburthnocke, Robert Keith Esquires; John Stretton of Lawrenston, William Nepart, Davy Barclay.
For the Shire of Lannerick, General George Monck, Sir William Lockhart, the Earl of Carnwarth, the Lord Blantyer, Sir William Carmicall, Sir Daniel Carmicall, Sir John Cheisley, Sir James Hamilton of Orbeiston, Sir William Weir, Sir William Balrie, Sir Walter Stewart, Sir Robert Hamilton, Lieut. Col. Simonds, Major Dorney, James Hamilton of Dassel, James Hamilton of Woodsall, Master John Lockhart, Advocate, James Craiford of Kipbie, John Baunaine of Corhouse, Senior, William Baylie, of Hardington, William Lawry of Blackwood, Mr. George Lockhart Advocate, James Stewart of Castlemilk, James Hamilton of Selkraig, William Brown of Dolphington, William Linsay of Cowington, Thomas Hamilton of Preston, John Somerwell, of Drun, Gawill Hamilton of Roylock, William Lockhart of Park, William Chancellour of Sheilhill, William Baybrie of Littlehill, James Bell of Little Cowan, Herbert Nisbitt, George Lockhart, Esquires.
For the City of Glascow, the Provost, Bayliffs and Dean of Gild for the time being. Major Dorney, John Bell, John Graham, George Potterfeild, John Walkenshaw, Walter Neilson, Mr. John Sprealt Burgesse, John Adderson of Dowhill.
For the Shire of Linlithgow, General George Monk, Sir Robert Drummond of Medox, Joseph Douglas of Dundas of that Ilk elder, —Dundas of that Ilk elder,—Dundas of that Ilk younger,—George Dundas of Dudeston, George Drummond of Calowry, and Andrew Brison Esquires.
For the Shire of Pebles, General George Monck, John Earl of Traquair, John Earl of Tivedale, Sir Alexander Murray of Blackbarrony, Sir John Netch of Dark, Sir Michael Nesmith of Poslo, David Murray of Stanhope, Mr. John Hay of Hayston, Robert Hunter of Polmand, Robert Murray of Skirling, William Horsbrught of Horsbrught, Archbald Murray of Blackbarrony the younger, Henry Whalley Esquires.
For the Shire of Perth, General George Monck, John Earl of Tullibardin, David Earl of Weam, James Lord Drummond, Sir Edward Rans, Earl of Linlithgoe, James Lord Cooper, Thomas Lord Ritchvan, Sir Thomas Blaire of Balthyock, Sir William Achinsley of Balmannon, Sir Peter Hay of Maguish elder, Sir Thomas Stewart of Cawrintilley, Sir James Cambell of Lawers, William Daniell, John Pearson, Francis Aldersey Esqs; Sir George Preston of Valeyfeild. —Dennis Esq, Governor of Weems, Rouland Gasconne Esq; George Elsinore Esq; Governor of Drumond, Peter Hay of Lees, John Blaire of Arblaire, — Campbell of Cruning, James Menzies of Coldray, Alexander Menzies of Comery, Henry Christer of Header. John Campbell of Glenurghy elder, Patrick Rottery of Craighall, James Master of Rolle, John Drumond of Bollosh, Mr. George Olinald of Pethibles. John Cambell of Knockhill, William Murray of Octertire, junior; William Blaire of Kinfaunes, James Stuart of Arbrothlick, junior, James Sterling, Baron of Anthill, — Robertson of Stralock, Dowell Robertson of Kinkragy, John Campbell of Fordy, Hugh Michaell of Knicherothy, John Moncrith, of Easter Moncrith; David Drumond of Envermay, James Mercer of Aldeg, Mr. Thomas Murray and John Campbell of Glanochy younger.
For the County of Renfrew, General George Monck, William Lord Cockram, Sir James Hamilton of Orbistone, Sir George Maxwell of Netherpolles, Sir Lodowick Houstone of Houstone, Sir Patrick Maxwell of Newark, John Shaw younger, of Grinock, John Potterfield, of Duchele, William Moore of Canlewek, William M of Chamneristoune, Sir Adam Blair of Rogtoune, Archibald Stewart of Scottistoune, Gawen Walkenshaw of Walkenshaw, John Bursbraine of Biscoptoune, Patrick Fleming of Barochane, James Orr of Langstelli, Sir John Crasture of Kilburnie, Gawen Cockram, Cornelius Crauford of Jurdanhill, Robert Alexander of Paisley, James Wallis of Bardraw, — Cunninghame of Cragens.
For the County of Roxborough, George Monck General, William Earl of Roxburgh, William Earl of Lothian, Charles Howard, Sir Archibald Douglas, Sir Andrew Ker, Sir Gilbert Elliott, Sir Thomas Ker, Gilbert Ker Esquire, Andrew Ker of Snylays. Pringle of Stichell, John Scot of Langshaw, John Rutherford of Edderston, John Scot of Jaumberry, Gideon Scot of High Chester, William Kerr of Newtoune, Patrick Scot of Thurlistone, Patrick Scot of Langshaw, Robert Scot of Bradock, Robert Ker of Crelinghall, Henry MacDowal of Mackerstane.
For the Shire of Selkirke, General George Monck, Colonel Charles Howard, John Earl of Traquaire, Sir William Scot of Eckwood, Alexander Pringle of Whitebancke, younger, Patrick Scot of Thireleston, George Pringle of Tondley younger, Henry Whalley Esquire, — Scott of Langshaw, younger, John Murry of Philliym Hanch, John Ridall of Hanning.
For the Shire of Sterling, General George Monck, Thomas Read Esquire, Sir Thomas Nicholston of Carnoch, Sir William Bruce of Stenhouse, John Clobbery Esquire, Sir Alexander Pearson of Southall, Mr. John Justice, John Coburn Esquire, and Sir Thomas Hope of Hopton.
For the Shire of Sutherland, General George Monck, John Earl of Sutherland, George Lord Strachnaverne, Sir Robert Gorden of Embo, Sir Robert Monro of Fowlis, Miles Mann Esquire, Robert Gray of Skibo, Alexander Grey of Creich, Patrick Dunbar of Sidree, David Ross of Pitcaline, Robert Gray of Orboe, John Southerland of Clein, — Murray of Spaundall, William Gordon in Doill, John Crawford, Josias Campbell.
For the Shire of Wigton and Kirkowbright, General George Monck, John Earl of Cassilis, James Earl of Galloway, Sir John Macgie, Sir Andrew Agnew, John Lord Kirkowbright, William Crierson of Bargotten, William Gordon of Craikcrow, Alexander Mackdowell of Logon, — Mackdowell of French, Alexander Maccullo of Marton, John Dunbar of Mochrum, William Gurdon of Earleston, John Gurdon of Rusco, — Lenox of Caley, John Maxwell of Milnton, William Gordon of Chirmers, Sir Robert Maxwell of Orchanton, David Dunbar of Balton, Alexander Stewart of Hisgill, James Dalrimple of Stoir, Patrick Mackdowal of Logan, John Vans of Barnbarro, John Mackdowell, of Killespie, Patrick Macgie of Large, William Maxwell of Monreith, John Hunston of Drumaston, William Mackqustock, William Adair of Kinhilt, Capt. William Green, Colonel William Stewart, — Maxwell of Monshein, Sir James Mackdowall.
And be it further Enacted by the Authority aforesaid, That the Commissioners appointed by the Parliament for the Management of the Affairs of Ireland, or any two or more of them, shall be and are hereby Authorized forthwith to Nominate, Constitute and Appoint such Commissioners within Ireland for this Assessment, as they shall think meet, necessary and convenient.
And be it further Enacted, That the severall Commissioners in this Act appointed, or by vertue thereof to be appointed for the several and respective Counties, Cities, Burroughs, Towns and Places aforenamed, shall meet together at the most usual and Common place of meeting, within each of the said Counties, Cities and Burroughs, Towns and places respectively, on or before the tenth day of February, One thousand six hundred fifty nine. And the said Commissioners, or so many of them as shall be present at the said First General Meeting, or the major part of them, are hereby authorized and required to put this present Act in Execution according to the best of their Judgments and discretions, and shall then subdivide and distribute themselves so into lesser Numbers, as two or more of the said Commissioners may be appointed to the service of each Hundred or other Division, and as may best induce to the carrying on of the publique service by this Act required. And for the more effectual performance thereof. Be it Enacted, That the Commissioners at the aforesaid first General Meeting, or the Major part of them, shall agree and set down in writing, who and what number of the said Commissioners shall Act in each of the said Divisions, or Hundreds, to the end that there be no failer in any part of the due execution of the service by this Act required.
And be it Enacted by the Authority aforesaid, That the Commissioners within the severall Divisions or Hundreds, or any two or more of them, are hereby authorised and required to cause the said several proportions, charged on the respective Divisions, and on every Parish and place therein for the whole six Moneths Assessment, to be at once equally assessed and taxed. And to appoint two or more Assessors in each Parish or Place for the perfecting thereof, who are hereby required with all care and diligence to assesse the same equally by a pound rate as formerly, according to all Estates both reall and personal within the Limits, Circuits and Bounds of their respective Parishes and places. And for the Compleating of the whole sum charged upon the same, and to the end the aforesaid sums charged upon the several and respective Counties, Cities, Burroughs, Towns and Places may be equally and indifferently assessed according to the true intent of this Act, and the money duly collected, and true accompt thereof made, The said Assessors are hereby required to deliver one copy of their respective Assessments fairly written and subscribed by them unto the said Commissioners. And the said Commissioners, or any two or more of them, are hereby ordered and required to sign and seal two Duplicates of the said Assessments, and the one of them to deliver or cause to be delivered, to one or more honest and responsible Person or persons, to be Sub-Collector or Sub-Collectors, which the said Commissioners are hereby authorized to nominate and appoint for each Parish or place, with warrant to the said sub-Collector or sub-Collectors, to collect the first three moneths of the six moneths Assessment together and at once, so as the sum may be fully paid in to the Head-Collectors, to be nominated and appointed by the said Commissioners to receive the same so timely as the full sum of the said three Moneths Assessment charged upon each Hundred or Division, Parish or place, may be wholly paid in and compleated to the Receiver-General at or before the tenth day of March, 1659. And to collect the other three Moneths Assessment, so as the same may be fully paid in to the said Head Collectors, and by them to the Receiver General, to compleat the whole Six Moneths Assessment at or before the tenth day of May, 1660. at the furthest. And the said Commissioners are hereby required to deliver or cause to be delivered, the other of the said Duplicates, of each Parish or place to the Receiver General of each County, City, Town, or place respectively, to be by him the said Receiver General, transmitted to the Treasurers at War, which the said ReceiverGeneral is required to perform accordingly.
And be it Enacted, That the said Commissioners in the respective Divisions or Hundreds, or any two or more of them, shall and are hereby impowred to nominate and appoint under their Hands and Seals, an honest, able and responsible person to be Head-Collector, unto whom the Moneys received by the sub-Collectors within the said Division or Hundred, shall from time to time be duly paid; and the said Head-Collector is hereby required upon the receipt thereof to pay the same forthwith to the Receiver-General of each County respectively.
And be it further Enacted, That the said Commissioners for each County respectively in this Act named or by vertue thereof to be appointed, or the major part of so many of them as shall be present at the first General Meeting, are hereby authorized to nominate and appoint an honest and responsible Person, of whom sufficient Security shall be taken by the said Commissioners, to be ReceiverGeneral of the whole Assessment due from each County, City and Town respectively; and the particular Collectors and sub-Collectors are hereby required to pay in all and every the sums so received by them, to the said Receiver-General, aforesaid, who is hereby required forthwith to transmit or cause to be paid the Moneys by him received, unto the Treasurers at Warr, or where or to whom they shall appoint to receive the same: And the said Treasurers at Warr are hereby authorized to allow the said Receiver-General, in case he hath returned up to them a Duplicate of the Assessment of each Parish or place in County, City or Town for which he is appointed ReceiverGeneral, a Salary for his pains, not exceeding one penny in the pound, upon the cleering of his Accompt. And it is hereby Enacted, That the sub-Collectors of each Parish or Place which shall be appointed by vertue of this Act, shall upon the Collection of the whole sum appointed to be collected by them, and payment thereof as is hereby and before appointed, have and receive for their pains in collecting and paying the Moneys, one peny in the pound, which the said severall Head-Collectors are hereby authorized to pay unto them. And the several Head-Collectors which shall be appointed by vertue of this Act, shall upon the payment of the whole sum, due from their Hundred or Division, to the Receiver-General of each County, have and receive for their pains in receiving and paying the said Moneys, one peny in the pound, which each Receiver-General is hereby authorized to pay and to allow unto them accordingly. And also upon the receipt of the whole Assessment of the County, City or Town for which he is appointed Receiver General, in case he hath received the severall Duplicates of each Parish or Place, therein and not otherwise to allow and pay according to such Warrant as shall be in that behalf given by the said Commissioners or any three of them, one penny in the pound to the Commissioners Clerks for their pains in fair writing the Assessments, Duplicates, and Copies.
Provided, That no Head-Collector shall be appointed for any City or Town which is by this Act particularly charged with the payment of any sum towards the Assessment hereby to be levied, and for which a Receiver-General is to be appointed, excepting within the City of London.
Distress or refusal to pay.; Assistance.; Commissioners to settle differences between distrained and distrainers.; Where no distress, offenders to be imprisoned and estates sequestered.; Tenants to pay rates and deduct landlords' share from rent.
And Be it Enacted, That if any Person shall refuse or neglect to pay any sum of money whereat he shall be rated or assessed, That then it shall and may be lawful to and for the said Collectors, subCollectors, or any of them (who are hereby authorized and required thereunto) to levy the sum assessed by distresse and sale of the goods of such persons so refusing or neglecting to pay, deducting the sum assessed, and reasonable charges of distraining, and restore the over-plus to the Owner thereof; and to break open in the day time any House, Chest, Trunk or Box, or any other thing where any such goods are, and to call to their Assistance the Constable, Tithingman, Headborough, and any of the Forces next adjacent to or within the Counties, Cities, Towns or Places, where any refusal, neglect, or resistance shall be made; which said Officers and Forces are hereby required to be aiding and assisting in the premisses, as they will answer the contrary at their perills. And if any Question or difference happen upon the taking of such distress between the parties distressed or distraining, the same shall be ended and determined by the said Commissioners, or any two or more of them. And if any person or persons shall neglect or refuse to pay his or their assessment, and convey his or their Goods or other personal Estate, whereby the sum of money so assessed cannot be levied according to this Act, then the respective Commissioners, or any two or more of them, are hereby authorized to imprison the person, and sequester the Estates of every such person for the advancement of the said Service, wheresoever the same may be discovered and found, And that the said Sequestration do continue, until the money so Assessed, and the Charges for bringing in the same be paid and satisfied, and no longer. And the several and respective Tennants or Tennant, of all Houses and Land, which shall be rated by vertue of this Act, are hereby required and authorized to pay such sums of money, as shall be rated upon such House or Land, and to deduct out of their rent so much of the said rates, as in respect of the said Rents of every such House and Land the Landlords should or Ought to pay and bear. And the said Landlords, both mediate and immediate, according to their respective interests, are hereby required to allow such deductions and payment upon the receipt of the residue of their rents.
Such tenants discharged from further payment.; Commissioners may settle differences between landlords and tenants.; And may relieve persons over-rated.; Directions for new assessment in places unassessed, etc.
And Be it Enacted, That every Tenant paying the said Assessment, shall be acquitted and discharged, for so much money as the said Assessement shall amount unto, as if the same had bin actually paid unto such person or persons, unto whom his rents should have been due and payable. And if any difference shall arise between Landlord and Tennant, or any other concerning the said rates, the said several Commissioners, or any two or more of them, in their several Divisions, shall and have hereby power to settle the same as they shall think fit. And if any person or persons shall finde him or themselves agrieved, in that the Assessors have over-rated him or them, and shall within six days after demand made of the summe of money assessed on him or them, complain to the Commissioners, who signed or allowed his or their Assessment, the said Commissioners, or the major part of them, who signed or allowed such Assessment, shall have and have hereby power within the said six dayes after the demand of the Assessement as aforesaid, to relieve such person or persons, and to charge the same on such other person or persons, as they shall see cause. And in case the Proportions set by this Act, upon all and every the respective Counties, Cities, Towns and Places, shall not be fully Assessed, levied, and paid, according to the true meaning thereof, or that if any of the said Assessements shall be rated and imposed upon any person, not being of ability to pay the same, or upon any empty or void House or Land where the same cannot be collected or levied, or, that through any other wilfulnesse, negligence, mistake or accident, the said Assessment charged upon each County, City, Town or Place by vertue of this Act, happens not to be paid to the said Treasurers at Warre as in this Act is directed, That then in all and every such Cases, the several and respective Commissioners, Assessors and Collectors aforesaid, and every of them respectively, are hereby authorized and required to Assess or Re-assess, or cause to be Assessed or ReAssessed, Collected, Levied and Paid, all and every such summe or summes of money, upon the respective Counties, Cities, Towns and Places, or upon any the Divisions Hundreds and Parishes therein, as to the said Commissioners, or such number of them, as by this Act are authorized, to cause the first Assessment hereby required to be made, shall seem most agreeable to Equity and Justice, the said new Assessment to be made, collected and paid, in such maner, and by such means, as in this Act for this Assessment is declared and directed.
And Be it further Enacted by the Authority aforesaid, That if any person or persons shall wilfully neglect, or refuse to perform his or their duty, in the due and speedy Execution of this present Act, the said respective Commissioners, or any three or more of them, have hereby power to impose on such person or persons so refusing or neglecting their duties, such Fine or Fines, as to them shall be thought fit, and to cause the same to be levied by distresse and sale of his or their goods. Provided, That no Fine to be imposed by any of the said Commissioners, shall for any one offence exceed the summe of twenty pounds, And that all Fines that shall be imposed by vertue of this Act, shall be paid to the respective Receivers-General, and by them unto the Treasurers at Warre.
And it is further Enacted, That if any Receiver General, Collector or Sub Collector, that shall by vertue of this Act be appointed for the receipt of any summe or summes or money, thereby to be assessed, shall neglect or refuse to pay any summe, or summes of money which shall be by him so received as aforesaid, and not pay the same, as in and by this Act is directed, and shall detaine in his or their hands any moneys received by them, or any of them and not pay the same as by this Act is directed, the Commissioners of each County, City or Towne respectively, (or any two or more of them in their respective Divisions), are hereby authorized and impowred to Imprison the Person, and seize, secure and Sequester the Estate, both real and personal of such Receiver-General, Collector, or Sub-Collector, their Heires, Executors, and Administrators, wherever the same can be discovered and found. And the said Commissioners who shall so seize, secure, and Sequester the Estate of any Receiver General, Collector or Sub-Collector, shall be, and are hereby impowered to appoint a time for the General meeting of the Commissioners of such County, City or Towne, at the common and usual place of meeting in each County, City and Towne, and thereof cause publique notice to be given at the place where such meeting shall be appointed tenn dayes at the least before such General meeting. And the Commissioners present at such General meeting, or the major part of them (in case the moneys deteined by the Receiver General, Collector or Sub-Collector, be not paid and satisfied as it ought to be, according to the Direction of this Act) shall, and are hereby impowred to sell, and dispose of all such Estates, which shall be for the causes aforesaid seized, and Sequestred, and satisfie and pay such County, and place, the summes that shall be so detained, in the hands of such ReceiverGenerall, Collector, or Sub-Collector, and return the over-plus to such Receiver-General, Collector, or Sub-Collector, their Heirs, Executors, and Administrators.
And it is hereby further Enacted, That at the Expiration of the time in this Act prescribed for the second and full payment of the said Six Moneths Assessment, the severall and respective Commissioners, or any two of them, within the Division and Hundred, shall and are hereby required to call before them the Chief Collectors and Sub-Collectors within each respective Division and HunHundred, to examine and assure themselves of the full and whole payment of the particular summe and summes of money charged upon the said Division, Hundred, and every Parish and Place therein, and of the due return of the same into the hand of the ReceiverGeneral of the said County, City, Town, and Place respectively, and by such Receiver-General to the Treasurer at War, to the end there may be no failer in the payment of any part of the Assessment by vertue of this Act to be assessed and paid, nor any arrears remain chargeable upon any the said Counties, Cities, Towns, or Places respectively. And in case of any failer in the premisses, The said Commissioners, or any two of them, are hereby to cause the same to be forthwith levied and paid according to the true intent and meaning of this Act, and the Powers given them therein.
And it is hereby Enacted, That in case any controversies arise concerning the said Assessments, or the dividing, apportioning, or payment thereof which concern any of the Commissioners by this Act appointed, That the Commissioners so concerned in the said Controversies shall have no voice, but shall withdraw at the time of the Debate of any such Controversie, untill it be determined by the rest of the Commissioners.
And be it hereby Enacted, That no Priviledged Place or Person, Body Politique or Corporate within the Counties, Cities, and Towns aforesaid, shall be exempted from the said Assessments and Taxes, but they and every of them, and also all Fee-Farm Rents, and other Rents of the late Kings Revenue, all Rents and other summs reserved by the late Court of Wards out of any Wards, Infants, or Lunatiques Estates, and all other manner of rents, payments, and sums of moneys and annuities issuing out of any Lands within any City or County, shall be lyable towards the payment of any sum by this Act to be taxed and levied: And all the Tenants of any Fee-Farm Rent, other Rent, sums of Money or Annuities aforesaid, are hereby directed and authorized to pay them proportionably according to the rates and assessments by this Act appointed and directed: And all such Tenants shall be hereby saved and kept harmlesse by Authority of Parliament, from any further payment of such portion of any such Rent, Rents, Sums or Annuities, either to the Exchequer, or to any other person or persons to whom any such Rent, Rents, Sums of money, or Annuities as aforesaid, should or ought to be paid to all intents and purposes whatsoever, as fully and as amply, as if they had paid the same in to the Exchequer, or to any other person or persons to whom the same is reserved and become due.
And it is hereby further Enacted, That all such Persons who have left the Commonwealth and removed themselves beyond the Seas, to inhabit (except Merchants, whose Affairs do necessarily call them abroad, or such other Persons as are or shall be by Order of Parliament or Council of State, licensed thereunto) shall be assessed a double proportion upon the Lands, Stocks and Chattels, of what others for the Lands, Stocks and Chattels of the like value shall be assessed.
Provided also, That nothing conteined in this Act shall be extended to charge any Master, Fellow, or Scholler of any Colledge of Winchester, Eaton, or Westminster, or in any other Free-schools, or any Reader, Officer, or Minister of the said Universities, Colledges, or Schooles, or of any Hospitall, or Almes-Houses, for, or in respect of any stipend-wages, or profit whatsoever arising, or growing due to them, in respect of the said severall places, and Imployments in the said Universities, Colledges, Schooles, Hospitalls, or Almes-houses, nor to charge any of the Houses or Lands belonging to Christs Hospitall, Bartholomew, Bridewell, Thomas and Bethlehem- Hospitalls, in the City of London, and Burrough of Southwark, or any of them, for, or in respect of any Rents, or Revenues payable to the said Hospitalls, being to be received, and disbursed for the immediate use and relief of the poor in the said Hospitalls.
Provided, That no Tenants who hold or enjoy any Lands or Houses by Lease, or any other grant from any of the said Hospitalls, do claim or enjoy any Freedome, Exemption or Advantage by this Act, but that all the Houses and Lands which they so hold, shall be rated and Assessed for so much as they are yearly worth over and above the Rente reserved and payable to the said Hospitalls.
Provided also, That where any person Inhabiting within the City of London, hath his dwelling-house in one of the Parishes or Wards therein, and hath any Office, goods or Merchandize, in one or more of the other Parishes or Wards within the same, That then such Persons shall be Charged, Taxed, and Assessed, for such his Office, Goods, or Merchandize in the Parish or Ward where he dwelleth, and not elsewhere in the said City.
Provided also, That where any person, Inhabiting without the City of London, hath any Office within the said City, That then such Person shall be taxed and assessed for such his Office in the place or Parish where he dwelleth and not elsewhere.
Provided neverthelesse, That no Clause or Proviso in this Act, shall extend to the lessening or abatement of the full sum, by this Act appointed, to be taxed, leavied, and paid, but that the same be fully assessed, taxed, levied, collected and paid in the severall and respective Counties, Cities and Towns aforesaid, in such manner and form, and to such uses, as is herein before mentioned and declared: And that the several and respective Commissioners, and every of them, shall from time to time, give a true and perfect Accompt of all their doings and proceedings in the Execution of this Act, to the Councill of State, or to such other persons as the Parliament shall appoint.
And for as much as the moneys raised by vertue of this Act, are intended for the necessary maintenance and supply of the Armies and Navies, and other the necessary and urgent occasions of this Commonwealth, and to prevent the great inconveniencies, and burthen of Free-quarter, which otherwise would unavoidably fall upon the people of the Commonwealth; Be it Enacted by the Authority aforesaid, That no Officer, or Souldier whatsoever, may or shall presume to take or demand Free-quarter, or to quarter in the dwelling house of any person, or persons, except Inns, Taverns, Ale-houses, or other Common Victualling-houses, duly paying his or their Assessments, without his or their Consent first had and obtained.
And in case any person or persons, whether Officers or private Souldiers, shall be offending herein, upon complaint and sufficient proof upon oath made thereof before two or more of the Commissioners for the monethly Assessments within such County, City or Town, where the Offence shall be committed, (who are hereby impowred to administer an Oath for that purpose) and upon Certificate of the same from them to the Committee of the Army, or other person or persons for that purpose appointed or to be appointed by the Parliament, within the space of fourty dayes next after the Offence committed, the said Committee, or other person or persons appointed for that purpose as aforesaid, are and shall hereby be authorized to defaulk out of the pay which either is or shall become due to the person or persons offending, treble the damage sustained by the party or parties agrieved, and to allow unto them the same; And in case any Officer or Officers, private Souldier or Souldiers, shall commit a second offence of this nature, he or they so offending shall be forthwith cashiered the Army.
Provided alwayes, and be it hereby Enacted, That in case the way or manner of assessing by a pound rate, shall prove any way prejudiciall or obstructive to the speedy bringing in of the Assessement, or any part thereof appointed by this Act, That then, and in all such Cases, the respective Commissioners, or any two of them, are hereby Authorized to order and direct the respective Assessors (who are hereby required to proceed accordingly) to assesse the respective sums charged upon the respective Counties, Cities, Burroughs, Towns and Places mentioned in this Act, according to the most just, and usuall way of rates, held and practised in such Counties, Cities Burroughs. Towns or places respectively. Any thing in this Act to the contrary thereof contained in any wise notwithstanding.