House of Commons Journal Volume 4
12 August 1645

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 4: 12 August 1645', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 4: 1644-1646 (1802), pp. 237-239. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=23468 Date accessed: 20 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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Die Martis, Augusti 12, 1645.

Prayers.

ORdered, That Mr. Recorder shall have Leave to go into the Country, and to be absent from the Service of the House, for Three Weeks.

The humble Petition of Augustine Holl Esquire was this Day read; setting forth the Vote of this House, of the Thirteenth of September 1643, for Sequestration of the Estates of those Gentlemen that were in Arms against the Parliament at Lieghstoffe, and at the Petitioner's House in the County of Norfolke; by reason whereof, the Committee of Lords and Commons for Sequestrations thought not fit to proceed in Examination of the said Sequestration, upon a Certificate, and Proofs certified, from the Committee for Sequestrations in Norfolke, without some Directions from this House: And

It is thereupon Ordered, That the said Committee of Lords and Commons shall proceed to the Examination of the Delinquency of the said Mr. Holl; and determine the same according to the Ordinances of Parliament for Sequestrations.

An Ordinance for securing to the Commissioners of Excise, out of the Receipts of the Excise, the Sum of Two thousand Pounds, with Interest for the same, towards the Satisfaction of the Arrears due to the reduced Officers employed for Relief of Taunton, was this Day read; and assented unto, upon the Question; and ordered to be sent to the Lords for their Concurrence.

Resolved, &c. That Captain James Quarles shall have the Command, and, be Captain of those Horse whereof Captain Anthony Poe was appointed Captain: And that the Committee of both Kingdoms do grant him a Commission accordingly.

The Lords Concurrence to be desired herein.

Resolved, &c. That Edward Stephens Esquire be added to the Commissioners of both Houses, that are appointed to reside in the Scotts Army.

The Lords Concurrence to be desired herein.

An Ordinance for securing to the Commissioners of Excise the Sum of Five hundred Pounds, with Interest for the same, out of the Receipts of the Excise, towards the Payment of the Garison of Weymouth, was this Day read; and, upon the Question, assented unto; and ordered to be sent to the Lords for their Concurrence.

An Ordinance for securing to the Commissioners of Excise the Sum of Two hundred Pounds, with Interest for the same, out of the Receipts of the Excise, for the Use of Major-General Skippon, was this Day read; and; upon the Question, assented unto; and ordered to be sent to the Lords for their Concurrence.

Sir Anthony Irby carried to the Lords, for their Concurrence, the Ordinance for taxing several Sums of Money upon the Eastern Association; the Ordinance for Publishing of the Directory; the Vote for Continuance of Lieutenant-General Cromwell for Four Months longer; the Vote for One hundred and Fifty Pounds out of Haberdashers-Hall, for Pay of the Soldiers under Colonel Apsley; the Vote for Captain Doyley to be Governor of NewportPagnell; the Vote for Forty Pounds out of HaberdashersHall, for the Lady Drake; the Vote for Major Purbeck Temple to be Governor of Henley; the Ordinance for Haberdashers-Hall to give the Publick Faith for the Fifth, and Twentieth Part; the Ordinance for Two thousand Pounds, with Interest, out of the Excise, for the reduced Officers; and the Vote for Cary Mildmay to be one of the Deputy-Lieutenants of the County of Essex: And to put the Lords in mind of the Ordinance for Ely; and of the Committees Names for the Associate Counties.

Mr. Trenchard carried to the Lords, for their Concurrence, the Votes for Mr. Henry Herbert, Mr. Nathanael Stephens, Mr. Hodges, and Mr. Edward Stephens, to be added to the Commissioners that are to reside in the Scotts Army; the Vote for Captain Quarles to be Captain of that Troop of Horse which was under Captain Anthony Poe; the Ordinance for Five hundred Pounds out of the Excise for Waymouth; and the Ordinance for Two hundred Pounds out of the Excise for Major-General Skippon.

Mr. Jennour reports, from the Committee at GoldsmithsHall, several Votes of that Committee, for Imposing of Fines upon several Delinquents, for Discharge of their respective Delinquencies and Sequestrations.

Ordered, &c. That the Consideration of the Fine to be imposed upon Sir Francis Williamson be re-committed.

The Question was propounded, Whether the Committee at Goldsmiths-Hall shall compound with none at less than Two Years Value, according to the true Value of his Estate, before these Troubles began:

And then the Question was put, Whether this Question should be now put:

The which passed with the Affirmative.

And the Question being put;

It was Resolved, &c. That the Committee at Goldsmiths-Hall shall compound with none at less than Two Years Value, according to the true Value of his Estate, before these Troubles began.

Resolved, &c. That the Party that shall desire to compound, shall, from the Committees of the several Counties where his Estate lies, bring Certificates of the Values of his Estate: And that he shall be restored to no more than the Value of the Estate he brings Certificate for.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of Twenty Pounds, for a Fine, for the Delinquency of Christopher Wragg: And, that upon Payment of the said Fine of Twenty Pounds, an Ordinance be brought in for Discharge of his Delinquency, and for taking the Sequestration off from his Estate.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of One hundred Marks, for a Fine, for the Delinquency of Mr.* Andrewes: And, that upon Payment of the said Fine of One hundred Marks, an Ordinance be brought in for Discharge of his Delinquency, and for taking the Sequestration off from his Estate.

Ordered, &c. That the reduced Officers that were employed for the Relief of Taunton, do satisfy and discharge their Quarters in the Counties of Oxon, Bucks, Berks, and Surrey.

Mr. Trenchard, Sir Edmund Fowell, Sir Wm. Brereton, Sir Wm. Constable, Colonel Walton, Sir Sam. Rolle, Mr. John Browne, Sir Robert Pye, Mr. Erle, Mr. Arundall, Sir John Hippesley, Sir Wm. Waller, Mr. Dunch, Sir John Wray, Mr. Lane, Sir Tho. Middleton;

This Committee, or any Four of them, are to pass the Debentures of such reduced Officers as went to the Relief of Taunton: And are to meet in the ExchequerChamber, this Afternoon, and so from time to time, as they shall think fit: And have Power to send for Parties, Witnesses, Records, &c.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth nominate and approve of Cary Mildmay Esquire, to be Deputy-Lieutenant of the County of Essex.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of Six hundred Pounds, for a Fine, for the Delinquency of Sir George Muschamp: And, that upon Payment of the said Fine of Six hundred Pounds, an Ordinance be brought in for Discharge of his Delinquency, and for taking the Sequestration off from his Estate.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of One hundred Pounds, for a Fine, for the Delinquency of Wm. Sandham: And, that upon Payment of the said Fine of One hundred Pounds, an Ordinance be brought in for Discharge of his Delinquency, and for taking the Sequestration off from his Estate.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of One hundred and Eighty Pounds, for a Fine, for the Delinquency of Henry Warner: And that, upon Payment of the said Fine of One hundred and Eighty Pounds, an Ordinance be brought in for Discharge of his Delinquency, and for taking the Sequestration off from his Estate.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of Eight hundred Pounds, for a Fine, for the Delinquency of Sir John Tyrrell: And that, upon Payment of the said Fine of Eight hundred Pounds, an Ordinance be brought in for Discharge of his Delinquency, and for taking the Sequestration off from his Estate.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of One hundred Pounds, for a Fine, for the Delinquency of Mr. George Bromley: And that, upon Payment of the said Fine of One hundred Pounds, an Ordinance be brought in for Discharge of his Delinquency, and for taking the Sequestration off from his Estate.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of Four hundred Pounds, for a Fine, for the Delinquency of Thomas Brooker Esquire: And that, upon Payment of the said Fine of Four hundred Pounds, an Ordinance be brought in, for Discharge of his Delinquency, and for takeing the Sequestration off from his Estate.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of Eighty Pounds, for a Fine, for the Delinquency of Mr. Thomas Pagett: And that, upon Payment of the said Fine of Eighty Pounds, an Ordinance be brought in for Discharge of his Delinquency, and for taking the Sequestration off from his Estate.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of One thousand Five hundred Pounds, for a Fine, for the Delinquency of Daniel Wigmore Esquire: And that, upon Payment of the said Fine of One thousand Five hundred Pounds, that an Ordinance be brought in for Discharge of his Delinquency, and for taking the Sequestration off from his Estate.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of One hundred Pounds, for the Delinquency of Mr. Thomas Gunter: And that, upon Payment of the said Fine of One hundred Pounds, an Ordinance be brought in for Discharge of his Delinquency, and for taking the Sequestration off from his Estate.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of Sixty Pounds, for a Fine, for the Delinquency of Edward Warner Esquire: And that, upon Payment of the said Fine of Sixty Pounds, an Ordinance be brought in for the Discharge of his Delinquency, and for taking the Sequestration off from his Estate.

The Question being put, Whether the Fine of Thirty Pounds should be taken of Alexander Saywell, an Apprentice of London, who hath an Estate of Two hundred Pounds in the Chamber of London;

The House was divided.

The Yeas went forth.

Sir Jo. Bamfield, Tellers for the Yea: 49
Sir Wm. Lewes, With the Yea,
Sir Wm. Brereton, Tellers for the Noe: 41.
Mr. Prideaux, With the Noe,

So that the Question passed with the Affirmative: And the Fine of Thirty Pounds was accepted.

Ordered, &c. That the Committee of both Kingdoms do, by the next Post, on Friday next, send away the Declaration into the United Provinces, concerning the Reprisal of their Ships: The which Declaration hath long since passed both Houses; and stands referred to the Committee of both Kingdoms, to translate, and send away: And that the Committee do give an Account of this Business to the House.

Resolved, &c. That a Copy of this Declaration, concerning Reprisals, be delivered to the Sieur Joachimi, Ambassador to the States-General, by the Committee of Lords and Commons for Foreign Affairs.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth allow of, and appoint, Major Moore to be Governor of Gant-House.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth allow of, and appoint, Colonel Barkstead to be Governor of Readinge: And that the Commissioners of the Great Seal do grant him a Commission accordingly.

The humble Petition of the Inhabitants of the Forest Division in the County of Berks was this Day read: And

Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee of... Eastern Association, and the Committee of the Three Associated Counties of Oxon, Bucks, and Berks, joined together; to be considered of: And this Committee are to consider, What Garisons are fit to be continued, and what are fit to be slighted; and to take into Consideration the Grievances of Free-Quarter in the said Counties.

Colonel Bosevile, Sir Wm. Waller, Colonel Venn, Sir Wm. Brereton, Sir Thomas Middleton, Sir Arthur Haselrigg, Lord Fairefaxe, Sir John Price, Sir Samuel Luke, Sir Wm. Lewes, are added to this Committee.

Ordered, &c. That it be referred to the same Committee, to prepare an additional Declaration concerning the Power and Command Major-General Browne is to have, over the Forces of the Three Associated Counties of Oxon, Bucks, and Berks, and of the Garisons there.

Ordered, &c. That Sir Wm. Waller and Mr. Wallop do make the Reports in their Hands, To-morrow, the first Business after Mr. Speaker comes to the Chair.

Ordered, &c. That Mr. Speaker do give a Warrant for Apprehending of such Persons as shall be named to him by Mr. Blackeston, a Member of this House.

Sir Anthony Irby brings Answer from the Lords, That as to the Vote for Colonel Purbeck Temple to be Governor of Henley; the Vote for One hundred and Fifty Pounds out of Haberdashers-Hall, for Payment of Colonel Apsley's Soldiers; and the Ordinance concerning the Publishing of the Directory; they will send Answer by Messengers of their own: And, as to the rest of the several Messages carried by him to the Lords, they do agree.

Ordered, &c. That it be referred to the Committee of the Admiralty, and to the Committee of the Navy, to provide a Convoy for the Securing and Safety of the Island and Herring-Fishing.

Ordered, Upon the Question, That an Establishment be prepared for the Garison of the Town of Hull: And that it be contracted within the narrowest Compass that the Safety of the Place will reasonably permit: And that it be referred to the Committee appointed to take Consideration of the Garisons, to prepare this Establishment, and to present it to the House with all Speed; and likewise, a Course how the said Garison, according to the said Establishment, may be paid: And that the Garison be paid out of the Custom and Excise of the said Town, till the House take further Order.