Die Martis, 28 Octobris, 1645.
THE Grand Committee of the House, according to
former Order, proceeded to take into Consideration
the Business concerning Propositions to be sent to his Majesty, for a safe and well-grounded Peace.
Sir Thomas Widdrington in the Chair.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
Sir Walter Erle carried to the Lords, for their Concurrence, the Declaration concerning such as come in from
the King's Quarters, to reside within the Line of Communication: The Ordinance for the Settling of the Government of the City of Bristoll: The Ordinance for Regulation
of the College of Westminster: The Ordinance for continuing the Ordinance of 15 Julii 1644, concerning the
Safety of the Isle of Wight, for Six Months: The Vote
for Colonel Morgan to be Commander in Chief of the
Forces in the County of Gloucester: The Vote for Sir
Trevor Williams to be continued Governor of MonmouthCastle: The Vote for Payment of Six hundred Pounds to
Mr. Browne, Clerk of the Parliament, by the Committee
at Haberdashers-Hall: The Vote for Payment of Interest
to the Executors of Nicolas Cholmeley, for Nineteen hundred Pounds lent to the State: The Ordinance for Discharge of the Fine and Rent payable for the Wardship of
William Penn. And he was to put the Lords in mind of
the Ordinance for the Government of Plymmouth; of the
Ordinance for Sale and Building of Ships; and of the Vote
for Continuing of Lieutenant-General Cromwell in the
Command of Lieutenant-General for Four Months longer.
A Message from the Lords, by Doctor Aylett and
The Lords have commanded us to bring you this Ordinance: It is for the Relief of Leicester: It moved first
from this House; and the Lords do agree to it, with these
Amendments; to which they desire your Concurrence:
And an Ordinance for the Relief of the Wives and Widows
of Soldiers: To which they likewise desire your Concurrence.
The Amendments to the Ordinance for the Relief of
the Inhabitants of Leicester were read; and, upon the
Question, assented unto.
The Ordinance for Relief of the Wives and Widows of
Soldiers was read; and, upon the Question, assented
Answer returned by the same Messengers;
The House hath considered your Message; and doth
agree to the Amendments to the Ordinance for the Relief
of Leicester, and to the Ordinance for the Relief of the
Wives and Widows of Soldiers.
The Declaration, Yesterday presented from the Committee, touching the Proceedings of this House in the
Matter of Church-Government, was this Day read; and,
upon the Question, ordered to be read again; and taken
into Consideration, on Saturday Morning.