House of Commons Journal Volume 4
14 March 1646

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 4: 14 March 1646', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 4: 1644-1646 (1802), pp. 474-475. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=23642 Date accessed: 23 September 2014.


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Die Sabbati, 14 Martii, 1645.

Prayers.

THE humble Petition of the Inhabitants of the County of Durham, desiring some Course may be taken, that they may have Knights and Burgesses to serve for them in Parliament, was this Day read. And

It is Ordered, That it be referred to the Consideration of the Committee for Privileges.

Sir Philip Stapleton reports the Amendments to the Ordinance concerning Heraldry: The which were twice read; and, upon the Question, assented unto: And then the Ordinance, upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be sent unto the Lords for their Concurrence.

Sir Philip Stapleton is appointed to carry it to the Lords.

Resolved, &c. That the Places of Prothonotary, and Clerk of the Crown of the Counties of Denbigh, Flint, and Mountgomery, forfeited and become void by the Delinquency of Kenrick Eaton, be conferred and bestowed upon John Glyn Esquire, Recorder of the City of London; to have and to hold for his Life; and to receive the Profits and Advantages thereof, in as full and ample Manner, as the said Kenrick Eaton, or any other, heretofore did, or might or ought to have done or receive the same: And that Oliver St. John Esquire, his Majesty's Sollicitor-General, do prepare a Bill to pass the Great Seal, containing a Grant unto the said John Glynn, for his Life, of the said Offices or Places, with all Fees, Profits, and Emoluments, thereunto belonging: Which Grant, so prepared, the Commissioners for the Great Seal of England, for the Time being, are to pass in usual Form, under the said Great Seal, accordingly.

The Lords Concurrence to be desired herein.

Sir Philip Stapleton is to carry it to the Lords.

Ordered, That the humble Certificate of the Committee of Accompts, concerning the Accompt of James East, who was appointed, by an Order of this House, to take the Charge of the Farthing-Office, be referred to the Consideration of the Committee of this House for Accompts, where Mr. Samuel Browne hath the Chair.

Ordered, That Sir John Corbett, for Reparation of his Losses and Damages, sustained by the King's Forces, shall have the Benefit of the Manor of Milton in the County of Bucks, being the Estate of William Stafford Esquire, and now in Mortgage to Sir Lewis Watson, a Delinquent, and discovered by the said Sir John Corbett, until the said Mortgage-Money shall be satisfied to the said Sir John Corbett, or his Assigns: And that it be referred to the Committee of Lords and Commons for Sequestrations, to order the Advantage of the same Estate unto him accordingly.

Upon Sir Henry Vane's Report from the Committee of both Kingdoms;

It is Ordered, That the Committee of both Kingdoms shall have Power to grant a Pass unto the Earl of Northampton, and unto Twenty Gentlemen and Officers (a List of whose Names shall be given in to, and approved of by, the said Committee), to go beyond the Seas; he and they giving such Security as the Committee of both Kingdoms shall think fit; and taking the Negative Oath, never to bear Arms, or to act any thing to the Prejudice of the Parliament.

A Message from the Lords, by Doctor Aylett and Doctor Heath;

The Lords have commanded us to bring you this Letter from the Earl of Rutland: Mr. Searle's Petition; with a special Recommendation: Mr. Robert Clerke's Petition from the Committee of Sequestations; with the Lords Sense upon it; wherein they desire the Concurrence of this House: A Report from the Committee of the Navy for Joyce Long: The Lords do approve it; and desire your Concurrence therein:- The Petition of Mr. Francis Courtney, and of the Gentlemen of Devon: A Report from the Committee of both Kingdoms, concerning Surrendering of a Garison. They desire to put you in mind of Colonel Welden and Colonel Ogle's Petitions.

The Report concerning the Surrendering of one of the Garisons of the Enemy was read: And

It is Resolved, &c. That, as to the Vote for surrendering one of the Enemies Garisons, they will send Answer by Messengers of their own.

Ordered, That the Vote of this House, concerning the Surrender of a Garison of the Enemies, be sent to the Lords for their Concurrence.

Sir Robert Pye is appointed to carry it to the Lords.-

Ordered, That the Business concerning Ireland be taken into Consideration the first Business on Monday Morning.

Ordered, That the Members of this House, that serve for the several Counties, be injoined to sign the Letters already signed by the Speakers of both Houses, to be sent to their respective Counties, for the forwarding the Raising of such Monies as are to be raised and collected for Relief of Ireland.-

Answer returned by the same Messengers;

The House hath considered your Message; and will send Answer by Messengers of their own.

Resolved, &c. That the Great Seal of England shall be committed to the Custody of Members of both Houses of Parliament, for the present, until both Houses take other Order.

Resolved, &c. That the Great Seal of England shall be committed to the Custody of the same Members of both Houses as formerly it was in, for Six Months.

Ordered, That the Ordinance for the Great Seal, according to these Votes, be brought in, and read, on Monday Morning next, the first Business.

A Message from the Lords, by Mr. Justice Phesant and Mr. Justice Rolle;

The Lords have sent us with this Message; That they do agree to this Ordinance, concerning Church-Government; with these Alterations in this Paper; to which they desire your Concurrence.

The Amendments were read; and, upon the Question, assented unto; and the Ordinance ordered forthwith to be printed.

Answer returned by the same Messengers;

The House hath considered your Message; and doth concurr with the Lords in the Amendments.

A Message from the Lords, by Doctor Aylett and Doctor Heath;

The Lords have commanded us to bring you this Report from the Committee for Foreign Plantations; and, in it, their Sense concerning the same; to which they desire your Concurrence: A Report from the Committee of the Admiralty and Cinque-Ports; also a Report from the Committee of the Admiralty: Which they refer to your Consideration:-An Order for Mr. Ram to have Doctor Hurst's Benefice; to which they desire your Concurrence: A Petition of Peregrine Banestrie; which is recommended to you: And an Order for Colonel Disney to command Colonel Browne's Regiment.

Resolved, &c. That the House do sit on Thursday in the Afternoon, to take into Consideration the several Messages that have been sent from the Lords to this House: And that no other Business be then taken into Consideration.

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Resolved, &c. That this House doth agree with the Lords, That Mr. Robert Ram be settled in the Living of Doctor Hurst, at Barraby.

Ordered, &c. That Colonel Sydenham, a Member of this House, shall have Leave to go into the Country.

Ordered, &c. That Mr. James Nelthorpe, a Member of this House, shall have Leave to go into the Country.

Ordered, &c. That Sir John Potts Knight, a Member of this House, shall have Leave to go into the Country.

Ordered, &c. That the Business concerning Compositions made with Delinquents, for the Benefit of the Town of Leicester, be taken into Consideration, the first Business, on Tuesday Morning next.

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[a] Here are several Entries erased; and, in the Margin, is written "Deletur per Ordinem de 19 Martii 1645."
[b] Here also are several Entries erased; and, in the Margin, is written "Deletur per Ordinem de 19 Martii 1645."