Die Jovis, 23 Julii, 1646.
REsolved, &c. That a Warrant be issued, under Mr.
Speaker's Hand, directed to the Clerk of the Crown
in Chancery, for a Writ to be issued, for the Election of
Two Knights of the Shire for the County of Cornewall, in
the places of Sir Bevill Greenvile and Sir Alexander Carewe,
disabled, by Judgment of this House, to sit or serve any
longer as Members in this Parliament, and sithence deceased.
Resolved, &c. That a Warrant be issued, under Mr.
Speaker's Hand, directed to the Clerk of the Crown in
Chancery, for a Writ to be issued, for the Election of Two
Burgesses for the Borough of Ludlowe in the County of
Salop, in the places of Mr. Ralph Goodwyn and Mr. Charles
Baldwyn, disabled, by Judgment of this House, to sit or
serve any longer as Members in this present Parliament.
Ordered, That Mr. Speaker shall have the Use of Goring-House, with all Furniture and Houshold-stuff therein,
for his Accommodation, until the French Ambassador Extraordinary (for whom the said House was made ready)
shall return again to it, or until this House take further
Ordered, That the Ordinance concerning the East-India
Company be reported, on this Day Sevennight, the first
Ordered, That the whole Business concerning Sir Richard Onslowe be reported To-morrow Sevennight; both
the Book, and the Practice against him, this Day informed
Ordered, That the Petition of the Inhabitants of the
several Places adjoining to the new Church in TuthillFields, Westminster, be read, the first Business, To-morrow Morning.
Mr. Reynolds reports, from the Committee, the Amendments to the Ordinance concerning the Sale of Delinquents
Estates: The which were twice read.
A Proviso was likewise twice read; and, upon the Question, assented unto; and ordered to be added to the Ordinance.
And then the Amendments to the Ordinance were, upon the Question, assented unto. And
It is Ordered, upon the Question, That Mr. Yong, a
Member of this House, nominated one of the Committees in this Ordinance, be, upon his own Desire, excused: And that Mr. Dennis Bond be nominated, in his
And then the Ordinance, upon the Question, passed;
and is ordered to be sent unto the Lords for their Concurrence.
Ordered, That the several Troopers and Dragooners,
now at St. Albans, and the Places adjoining, do forthwith
repair unto the several Counties from whence they were
raised: And that their several Officers and Conductors be
hereby required and injoined to see this Order effectually
Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee of the
Eastern Association, to consider what is fit to be done with
the Troopers and Dragooners that shall repair to their
several Counties from St. Albans, when they shall come
to their respective Counties; and also of the Safety of the
Country: And are to persue the Order of 10 Aprilis
1646, concerning Major Babington's Horse; and, upon
Consideration thereof, to report what they think fit to be
done thereupon, to the House, To-morrow Morning.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee of the
Eastern Association, to examine the whole Business of the
Mutinies and Misdemeanors committed by any Soldiers or
Troopers of the Eastern Association, the Counties of Norffolk or Suffolk, or at St. Albanes, or elsewhere.
Ordered, That, out of the Monies charged, by Ordinance of Parliament, upon the Excise, for the Use of the
Isle of Ely, so soon as the same shall fall due, and be payable,
the Sum of Seven hundred and Fifty Pounds be paid to
Mr. John Mosse; to be employed for Repayment of the
like Sum taken up by the Members of this House, and
paid to the Forces of the said Isle at their being before
Newark: And that the Person or Persons, named in the
Ordinance to receive those Monies, charged upon the
Excise, for the Use of the Forces of the said Isle of Elye,
do give an Acquittance for the said Seven hundred and
Fifty Pounds: And that the Aquittance of such Person or
Persons, and the Acquittance of the said John Mosse, together with this Order, shall be sufficient Warrant and Discharge to the Commissioners of Excise for the Payment
The Lords Concurrence to be desired herein.
An Ordinance for securing and reimbursing to the Commissioners of Excise Fifteen thousand Five hundred
Pounds, advanced by them for the Service of the Forces of
the Western Association under the Command of Colonel
Massie, together with Interest after the Rate of Eight
Pounds per Centum, to be paid at the End of every Six
Months, during the Time that the said Sum of Fifteen
thousand Five hundred Pounds, or any Part thereof, shall
be unpaid, was this Day read; and, upon the Question,
passed; and ordered to be sent to the Lords for their Concurrence.
Sir Arthur Hasilrig, Lieutenant-General Cromewell, Mr.
Nicoll, Sir Anthony Irby, Sir Thomas Dacres, Mr. Morley,
Mr. Buller, Sir James Harrington, Colonel Ven, Mr. Fleetwood, Mr. * Whittacre, Colonel Massie, Mr. Miles Corbett, Mr. Holles, Mr. Swynfen, Sir Phil. Stapilton, Sir
Martin Lumley, Mr. Wray, Mr. Gourdon, Sir Robert
Pye, Sir Samuel Roll, Mr. Bond, Sir John Bampfield, Mr.
Shuttleworth, Mr. Wheeler, Captain Skinner, Mr. Scott,
Mr. Rosseter, Sir Richard Onsloe, Mr. Strode, Mr. Brook,
Mr. Knightley, Mr. Samuel Browne, Alderman Pennington,
Mr. Whitelock, Mr. Roll, Mr. Bois, Sir Wm. Waller, Colonel * Leigh, Sir Wm. Armyn, Sir Henry Vane, Sir John
Northcott, Mr. Marten, Mr. Ludlow, Mr. Blakiston, Mr.
Hussy, Lord Fairfax, Mr. Richard Haughton, Mr. Chaloner, Sir Thomas Widdrington, Sir Henry Mildmay, Sir
Edward Partrich, Mr. Sidney, Mr. Jesson, Mr. Ball, Sir
John Burgoin, Sir Christopher Yelverton, Sir Wm. Strickland, Mr. Tate, Mr. Crew, Mr. Armyn, Mr. Liegh, Colonel Moore, Mr. Lassells, Mr. Holland, Mr. Fienis;
This Committee is appointed to receive Complaints
against all such as have been in Arms against the Parliament,
or adhered to the Enemy thereof, and are come to live
within the Parliament-Quarters; and to examine all such
Complaints; and to send for Parties and Witnesses: And
have Power to commit, upon Occasion. They have likewise Power to examine all such Matters concerning such
Persons, who, being sequestred out of their Livings, do,
notwithstanding, claim Possession thereof, or use their
Function there, upon Pretence of any Articles, or otherwise: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Three of
Clock, in the Inner Court of Wards.
Ordered, That the Declaration concerning Delinquent
Ministers; and the Letter from the General, concerning
the Breach of the Articles of Oxon; be read To-morrow