House of Commons Journal Volume 4
6 August 1646

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 4: 6 August 1646', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 4: 1644-1646 (1802), pp. 635-639. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=23755 Date accessed: 24 October 2014.


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Die Jovis, 6 Augusti, 1646.

Prayers.

ORdered, That Mr. John Ireton, of the City of London, Mercer, be authorized to receive the Sum of Six thousand Pounds at Goldsmiths-Hall, allowed to the County of Nottingham, out of the Compositions of Delinquents of that County: And that the Committee of GoldsmithsHall do issue a Warrant unto the Treasurers there, for the Payment of the said Six thousand Pounds unto the said Mr. Ireton: Whose Acquittance shall be a good Discharge to the said Committee at Goldsmiths-Hall, and to the Treasurers there, for the Payment thereof.

And it is further Ordered, That the said Mr. Ireton do, from time to time, issue the said Six thousand Pounds, according to such Orders and Directions, as he shall receive from the Committee of the County of Nottingham.

Mr. Calamy desiring to be excused from Preaching before this House on the next monthly Fast-Day, by reason of his Sickness;

It is Ordered, That Mr. John Boys do, from this House, desire Mr. Cawdry to preach before the House of Commons on the next monthly Fast-Day, at St. Margaret's, Westminster: And that Mr. Calamy be excused.

Upon Mr. John Ashe's Report from the Committee at Goldsmiths-Hall;

It is Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of Three thousand Seven hundred Thirty-and-five Pounds of John Tregonwell the elder, of Anderson in the County of Dorsett, Esquire, for a Fine, for his Delinquency: His Offence being, Deserting the Parliament, and residing in the Enemies Quarters: And his Estate, in Fee, Seven hundred and Ten Pounds per Annum; in old Rents, Fifty-five Pounds Eight Shillings and Ten-pence; in Reversion, after One Life, Two hundred Eighty-five Pounds per Annum; in old Rents, in Reversion, Fifteen Pounds per Annum; more, in Fee, in Possession, Six hundred Fifty-four Pounds per Annum; and, in old Rents, Fifty-seven Pounds Ten Shillings per Annum.

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto John Tregonwell the elder, of Anderson in the County of Dorsett, Esquire, for his Delinquency, and for Discharge of the Sequestration of his Estate, was this Day read; and, upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be sent unto the Lords for their Concurrence.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of One thousand Eighty-five Pounds of Thomas Carewe, of Studley in the County of Devon, Esquire, for a Fine, for his Delinquency: His Offence being, That he collected Monies for Maintenance of the Forces raised against the Parliament: And his Estate Three hundred Eighty-eight Pounds Sixteen Shillings and Eight-pence, in Fee; in old Rents, Forty-eight Pounds Eighteen Shillings and Five-pence per Annum; due to him upon a Mortgage, Four hundred Thirty-five Pounds; and, in other personal Estate, to the Value of Two hundred and Sixty Pounds: Out of which Estate a yearly Rent of Four-and-twenty Pounds per Annum is issuing; and Five Pounds per Annum, for Three Lives.

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto Thomas Carewe, of Studley in the County of Devon, Esquire, for his Delinquency, and for Discharge of the Sequestration of his Estate, was this Day read; and, upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be sent unto the Lords for their Concurrence.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of Six hundred Pounds of Adam Cleypoole, of West-Deeping in the County of Lincolne, Gentleman, for a Fine, for his Delinquency: His Offence being, Bearing Arms against the Parliament: And his Estate, in Fee, Two hundred and Seventy Pounds per Annum; and a Rent-charge paid to him of Fifty Pounds per Annum.

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto Adam Cleypoole, of West-Deeping in the County of Lincolne, Gentleman, for his Delinquency, and for Discharge of the Sequestration of his Estate, was this Day read; and, upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be sent unto the Lords for their Concurrence.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of Six hundred and Forty Pounds of Robert Hope, of Hollinborne in the County of Kent, Gentleman, one of the Executors of the last Will and Testament of Sir Alexander Culpepper Knight, a Delinquent, deceased: The Estate of the said Sir Alexander Culpepper, in his Life-time, being Two hundred and Two Pounds and Thirteen Shillings per Annum, in Fee; a Term of Eleven Years to come in an Estate of Sixty Pounds per Annum; for One Life, One hundred Pounds per Annum; and Ninety Pounds per Annum, for Ten Years to come.

An Ordinance for Discharge of the Estate of Sir Alexander Culpepper Knight, a Delinquent, deceased, was this Day read; and, upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be sent unto the Lords for their Concurrence.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of One thousand Pounds of Sir Charles Bolle, of Lowth in the County of Lincolne, Knight, for a Fine, for his Delinquency: His Offence being, That he commanded a Troop of Horse under the Earl of Lindsey: And his Estate in Tail, in Lands, to the Value of Three hundred Fifty-five Pounds Four Shillings Four-pence per Annum; for Two Lives, Thirty-six Pounds per Annum; in Reversion, One hundred and One Pounds per Annum; and Ten Pounds per Annum, for Fifteen Years to come: Out of which Estate One hundred and Sixty Pounds per Annum is issuing, for Life; a Rent-charge of Sixteen Pounds Thirteen Shillings and Four-pence per Annum, for ever; and to several Lords of Fees, the Sum of One Pound Sixteen Shillings and Three-pence.

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto Sir Charles Bolle, of Lowth in the County of Lincolne, Knight, for his Delinquency, and for Discharge of the Sequestration of his Estate, was this Day read; and, upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be sent unto the Lords for their Concurrence.

Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee at Goldsmiths-Hall, to make Allowance for the improving the Maintenance of the Minister of the Parish of Aleby cum Rigsby, for ever; and to make a proportionable Allowance unto Sir Charles Bolle upon his Second Payment for the same.

Ordered, That Sir Thomas Williamson do, out of the Rectory Impropriate of Frodingham in the County of Lincolne, by good Conveyance, settle upon Feoffees, in Trust, and their Heirs, for ever, the Sum of Fifty Pounds per Annum, to be paid to the Vicar there, and his Successors, for ever: And that, out of the Second Payment for the said Sir Thomas Williamson's Composition for his Delinquency, the Committee at Goldsmiths-Hall do make him an Allowance, in Consideration of his settling the said Fifty Pounds per Annum to the Use of the Church.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of Twelve hundred Pounds of James Pennyman, .. Ornesby in the County of Yorke, Esquire; and of the Sum of Five hundred Thirty-and-seven Pounds of James Pennyman his Son; for Fines of them, for their respective Delinquencies: The Offence of James the Father is, Executing the Commission of Array, and being in Arms: The Offence likewise of the Son is, Being in Arms against the Parliament: The Estate of the Father, in Fee, is Seven hundred Eighty-eight Pounds Six Shillings and Eight-pence, in Possession; One hundred Eighty eight Pounds Six Shillings and Eight-pence, for Life; Twenty-nine Pounds per Annum, for Sixteen Years to come; and Seventy-eight Pounds per Annum, for Two Lives: Out of which Estate issues Twenty-six Pounds Thirteen Shillings and Four-pence.

And it is further Ordered, That the Sum of Fifty Pounds per Annum be settled on the Vicar of Maske, and his Successors for ever, by the said James Pennyman the Father: The Estate of James the Son, in Fee, in Possession, is One hundred and Ten Pounds per Annum; and One hundred and Thirty-eight Pounds per Annum, in Reversion.

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto James Pennyman, of Ornesby in the County of Yorke, Esquire, for his Delinquency, and for taking the Sequestration off from his Estate, was this Day read; and, upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be sent unto the Lords for their Concurrence.

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto James Pennyman the younger, of Ornesby in the County of Yorke, Esquire, for his Delinquency, and for Discharge of the Sequestration of his Estate, was this Day read; and, upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be sent unto the Lords for their Concurrence.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of Six hundred and Thirty Pounds of Thomas Maisterson, of Woodford in the County of Chester, Gentleman, for a Fine, for his Delinquency: His Offence being, Residing in a Garison of the Enemies, and leaving his own Habitation: His Estate, in Fee, in Possession, Two hundred Twentyseven Pounds per Annum; in Reversion, Twenty Pounds per Annum.

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto Thomas Maisterson, of Woodford in the County of Chester, Gentleman, for his Delinquency, and for Discharge of the Sequestration of his Estate, was this Day read; and, upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be sent unto the Lords for their Concurrence.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of One hundred and Twenty Pounds of Henry Barlowe, of Chichester in the County of Sussex, Gentleman, for a Fine, for his Delinquency: His Offence being, For that he was in the Insurrection against the Parliament at Chichester: His Estate, in Fee, is Three Pounds Six Shillings per Annum; for Two Lives, Thirty Pounds per Annum; for Three Lives, Thirty Pounds per Annum; for One Life, Ten Pounds per Annum; for Thirty Years, Eleven Pounds per Annum; and, for Sixteen Years, Seven Pounds and Five Shillings per Annum.

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto Henry Barlowe, of Chichester in the County of Sussex, Gentleman, for his Delinquency, and for Discharge of the Sequestration of his Estate, was this Day read; and, upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be sent unto the Lords for their Concurrence.

Ordered, That the Committee of Sussex do repay unto Mr. Henry Barlowe, of Chichester in the said County, Gentleman, the Sum of Four hundred Twenty-and-two Pounds, received by them of him the said Mr. Barlowe, for a Composition for his Delinquency; or otherwise to shew good Cause to this House to the contrary.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of Four hundred Pounds of Robert Middlemore, of Moseley in the County of Worcester, Gentleman, for a Fine, for his Delinquency: His Offence is, Leaving his Habitation, and residing in the Enemies Quarters: And his Estate One hundred and Ten Pounds per Annum for Life; Forty Pounds per Annum, in Tail, in Possession; One hundred and Fifty Pounds per Annum, in Tail, in Reversion; and One Pound Ten Shillings more, per Annum, in Reversion: Out of which Estate the Sum of Three Pounds Fourteen Shillings and Eight-pence per Annum, in Fee-farm-Rents to the Crown, and in Quit-Rents, for ever, is issuing.

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto Robert Middlemore, of Moseley in the County of Worcester, Gentleman, for his Delinquency, and for Discharge of the Sequestration of his Estate, was this Day read; and, upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be sent unto the Lords for their Concurrence.

Ordered, That the Ordinance for granting a Pardon to Robert Middlemore, of Moseley in the County of Worcester, Gentleman, shall not be sent to the Lords for their Concurrence, until this House be fully satisfied, That the said Robert Middlemore, mentioned in the said Ordinance, is no Papist, nor was a Popish Recusant any time since his First Delinquency.

Sir Thomas Dacres carried to the Lords, for their Concurrence, an Order for the Commissioners of the Great Seal to issue Commissions for taking the Accompts of the Soldiery in Ireland: An Ordinance for Colonel Hill to have Seven hundred and Fifty Pounds out of Haberdashers-Hall: An Ordinance for the said Colonel Hill to have Twelve hundred and Fifty Pounds out of the Assessments for Ireland: An Ordinance for Fifteen hundred Pounds, and for Four hundred Pounds, unto Mr. Henry Stewart and Mr. James Grey, out of Sir George Ratcliffe's Estate: An Order for Continuance of the Ordinance for the Pay of the Garisons of the Eastern Association: An Order for Continuance of the Ordinance for the County of Derby: An Order for Disgarisoning of the Garisons of Shropshire: An Order for appointing Treasurers to receive the Moiety of the Excise for the County of Leicester: And the Ordinance for granting Two hundred Pounds per Annum to Mr. Hugh Peters, out of the Lands of the Earl of Worcester in Acton.

He was likewise to put the Lords in mind of the Ordinance for Sale of Delinquents Estates.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of Twelve hundred Pounds of Henry Philpott and Thomas Philpott, of Thruxton in the County of Southampton, Esquires, for a Fine, for their respective Delinquencies: Their Offences are, Bearing Arms against the Parliament: And the Estate of Henry, in Fee, is One hundred and Five Pounds Ten Shillings and Three-pence per Annum; in old Rents, in Fee, Forty-nine Pounds Fourteen Shillings and Four-pence per Annum; more, in Fee, One hundred Seventy-nine Pounds Ten Shillings and Eight-pence per Annum; in Reversion, Two hundred Thirty-two Pounds per Annum; more, in old Rents, in Fee, in Possession, Seven Pounds Fifteen Shillings and Four-pence per Annum; in Freehold-Rents, Two Pounds Seven Shillings and Twopence; and, in Coppice-Woods, in Fee, Twenty Pounds per Annum: The Estate of Thomas is, an Annuity One hundred Pounds per Annum, for his own, and his Wife's Life, payable out of the aforesaid Estate.

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto Henry Philpott and Thomas Philpott, of Thruxton in the County of Southampton, Esquires, for their respective Delinquencies, and for Discharge of the Sequestrations of their respective Estates, was this Day read; and, upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be sent unto the Lords for their Concurrence.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of One hundred and Thirty Pounds of John Neale, Clerk of his Majesty's Spicery, for a Fine, for his Delinquency: His Offence being, Leaving the Parliament's Quarters, and going to Oxford, and residing there until the Sixth of December 1645: And his Estate, in Fee, Ninety-six Pounds per Annum: Out of which Sixty Pounds per Annum, for One Life, is issuing.

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto John Neale, of Essex, Gentleman, for his Delinquency, and for Discharge of the Sequestration of his Estate, was this Day read; and, upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be sent unto the Lords for their Concurrence.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of Eight hundred and Forty Pounds of the Lady Anne Farmer, Relict of Sir Hatton Farmer, of Easton in the County of Northampton, Knight, deceased, for a Fine, for her Delinquency: Her Offence being, Contributing to the Maintenance of the Forces raised against the Parliament: Her Estate, for Life, is Seven hundred Eightyeight Pounds Twelve Shillings and Eight-pence per Annum; and Sixty Pounds per Annum, which she enjoys till the Marriage of her Daughters.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of Fourteen hundred Pounds of Sir William Farmer, of Easton in the County of Northampton, Knight and Baronet, for a Fine, for his Delinquency: His Offence is, Bearing Arms against the Parliament: His Estate, in Fee, in Possession, is Ninety-eight Pounds Five Shillings and Two-pence per Annum; more, Fifty-five Pounds Three Shillings and Four-pence per Annum; in old Rents, Eightyone Pounds One Shilling and Five-pence per Annum; and, in Reversion, Seven hundred Eighty-eight Pounds Twelve Shillings and Eight-pence per Annum: Out of which Estate several Annuities and Charges are deducted.

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto the Lady Anne Farmer, Widow, Relict of Sir Hatton Farmer, late of Easton in the County of Northampton, Knight, deceased, and unto Sir William Farmer, of Easton aforesaid, Knight and Baronet, for their respective Delinquencies, and for Discharge of the Sequestration of their respective Estates, was this Day read; and, upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be sent unto the Lords for their Concurrence.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of Two hundred and Thirty Pounds of Laurence Bentall, of Bentall in the County of Salop, Gentleman, for a Fine, for his Delinquency: His Offence is, Raising Monies for Maintenance of the Forces raised against the Parliament: And his Estate, in Fee, One hundred and Fourteen Pounds Eighteen Shillings and Eight-pence per Annum.

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto Laurence Bentall, of Bentall in the County of Salop, Gentleman, for his Delinquency, and for Discharge of the Sequestration of his Estate, was this Day read; and, upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be sent unto the Lords for their Concurrence.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of Six hundred Ninety-and-three Pounds Thirteen Shillings and Four-pence of Sir John Miller, of Little-Bready in the County of Dorsett, Knight, for a Fine, for his Delinquency: His Offence being, That he was a Commissioner of Array in the said County: His Estate is Sixty-six Pounds Thirteen Shillings Four-pence per Annum, in Fee; Two Pounds Six Shillings and Eight-pence per Annum, in old Rents; Four hundred Thirty-three Pounds Six Shillings and Eight-pence per Annum, for Life; and more, in Fee, which is litigious, and in Dispute, Seventy Pounds per Annum: Out of which Ten Pounds per Annum is issuing.

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto Sir John Miller, of Little-Bready in the County of Dorsett, Knight, for his Delinquency, and for Discharge of the Sequestration of his Estate, was this Day read; and, upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be sent unto the Lords for their Concurrence.

Mr. Prideaux, Colonel Thompson, Mr. Lisle, Mr. Francis Allen, Mr. John Bois, Mr. Ball, Mr. Challener, Mr. Corbett, Mr. Selden, Mr. John Stephens, Mr. Nelthorp, Mr. John Corbett;

This Committee, or any Three of them, are appointed to prepare and bring in a Form of a Commission, to be issued, under the Great Seal of England, to Commissioners to be therein named, for inquiring what Lands or Estate any Person or Persons that have compounded, or shall compound, for their Delinquencies, have concealed, or shall conceal, upon their said Compositions; or what Deceit hath been, or shall be, used therein by them, or any of them, in case of Under-values.

The humble Petition of divers Scotts Officers was this Day read.

An Ordinance for the Explanation of an Ordinance of the Tenth of July last, for the Pay of Four thousand Pounds, and Interest, out of the Excise, for the Scotts Officers, was this Day read; and, upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be sent unto the Lords for their Concurrence.

Sir Thomas Dacres brings Answer, That the Lords have appointed Tuesday Morning next to swear the Earl of Salisbury, and deliver him the Seal, in the Presence of both Houses; and to break the Seals that came from Oxford; and are ordered to be broken: And, as to the Ordinance for Sale of Delinquents Estates, and the other Ordinances carried by him to the Lords, they will send Answer by Messengers of their own.

Ordered, That Mr. Jessop, Mr. Wilcocks, and the rest of the Gentlemen, to whom the Examination of the Accompts of the Waggoners is referred, do meet this Afternoon, and so from Day to Day, until the Business referred to them be finished.

An Ordinance for slighting divers Garisons of the Eastern Association, and for continuing the Ordinance for Assessments for the Garisons of the Eastern Association until the First of September next, was this Day read; and, upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be sent unto the Lords for their Concurrence.

Sir Anthony Irby carried it to the Lords for their Concurrence.

An Ordinance for regulating the Payment of the Excise of Salt, appointing the Place where the said Excise shall be paid, in relation to the Merchant or First Buyer; and for freeing Fishermen from paying the Excise of such Salt, as shall be expended upon Fishing only; was this Day read the First and Second time; and, upon the Question, committed unto the Members of this House that are of the Committee of Excise: Who are to meet upon it this Afternoon; and to report it To-morrow Morning.

Ordered, That the Committee at Haberdashers-Hall do, with all convenient Speed, pay the Arrears, unpaid, of the Hundred Pounds per Week, charged upon the said Committee for Relief of the Widows and maimed Soldiers, unto the Treasurers for the maimed Soldiers.

Whereas there was an Ordinance of Parliament, dated the Twenty-fourth of November last, for Payment of One hundred Pounds per Week, by the Committee of Lords and Commons sitting at Haberdashers-Hall, to be paid to the Treasurers for the maimed Soldiers and Widows, for their weekly Support and Relief; the said Committee not being enabled for the further due Payment thereof: It is this Day Ordered, by the Commons, assembled in Parliament, That One hundred Pounds be, from this Day, weekly paid, by the Treasurers at Goldsmiths-Hall, out of such Monies as, from time to time, they shall receive for the Use of the Parliament, unto Wm. Greenhill, John Pocock, John Randall, and Richard Hutchinson, Treasurers aforesaid, to the Uses aforesaid: And that the Acquittance of the aforesaid Treasurers, or any Two of them, shall be a sufficient Discharge to the said Treasurers: And that the Committee of Parliament, sitting at the said GoldsmithsHall, do order the said weekly Payment of One hundred Pounds to be paid accordingly.

Sir Anthony Irby brings Answer, That the Lords do agree to the Ordinance carried up by him.

Ordered, That the Committee at Goldsmiths-Hall do Forthwith pay, upon Account, unto Captain Wm. Owen, Ten Pounds, to be deducted out of his Arrears: And the Receipt of the said Captain William Owen shall be a sufficient Discharge to the Treasurers of the Committee at Goldsmiths-Hall for the same.

Ordered, That the Committee at Goldsmiths-Hall do forthwith pay unto Lieutenant-Colonel Davison, or his Assignee, upon Account, to be deducted out of the Arrears of his Pay, Twenty Pounds: And that the Receipt of the said Lieutenant-Colonel Davison, or his Assignee, shall be a sufficient Discharge to the said Committee, and their Treasurers, for the same.

Ordered, That the Clerk of the Committee at Goldsmiths-Hall, and all other Officers there, do certify the Names of all such Persons as have perfected their Compositions with the Committee at Goldsmiths-Hall; and likewise the Names of all such as have entered, or shall there enter, their Names unto the Committee of HaberdashersHall; to the end they may be there assessed, and pay their Twentieth-Parts.

An Ordinance for accepting the Fine of Four thousand Pounds, and for clearing the Estate of Charles Howard Esquire of all Sequestrations, was this Day read the First time.

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto Henry Nevill alias Smyth, of Cresen-Temple, and unto Wm. Nevill alias Smyth, his Son and Heir-apparent, in the County of Essex, for their Delinquencies, and for Discharge of the Sequestration of their Estates, was this Day read; and ordered to be sent to the Lords for their Concurrence.

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto William Tyringham, of Tyringham in the County of Buck', Esquire, for his Delinquency, and for the Discharge of the Sequestration of his Estate, was this Day read; and ordered to be sent to the Lords for their Concurrence.

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto John Carill, of Harting in the County of Sussex, Esquire, for his Delinquency, and for the Discharge of the Sequestration of his Estate, was this Day read; and ordered to be sent to the Lords for their Concurrence.

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto Sir John Goodrick, of Hunsingor in the County of York, Knight and Baronet, for his Delinquency, and for the Discharge of the Sequestration of his Estate, was this Day read; and ordered to be sent to the Lords for their Concurrence.

A Certificate of the Proceedings of several Councils of War, and of several Punishments inflicted upon divers of Colonel Massie's Brigade, for Murder, and other Misdemeanors, committed by them, was this Day read.

A Letter from the General, from Bathe, of 1 Augusti 1646, concerning the Governor of Worcester; and likewise Complaints tendered unto him, touching some Disorders and Infolencies committed by the Brigade under the Command of Colonel-General Massy; and a Petition of the Inhabitants near the Places where the said Forces are quartered; were this Day read.

Ordered, That the Committee of the West do meet this Afternoon, and dispatch the Reducement of Colonel-General Massie's Forces; and confer with the Committee for Ireland, about the Sending of those Forces into Ireland; and prepare Instructions for Reducing of those Forces, either by sending them into Ireland, or disbanding them.

Ordered, That the Committee of Ireland do take care, that Money may be provided ready for the Transport of them.

Ordered, That the Reports concerning Sir Richard Onslow be made To-morrow Morning.

Ordered, That the Ordinance concerning the East-India Company be reported To-morrow Morning.

Ordered, That, on Tuesday next, the first Business, Mr. Nicoll do make Report concerning the slighting and disbanding the Western Garisons.

Ordered, That Sir John Gell, and Mr. Gell, a Member of this House, be both of them referred to the Committee of Accompts, to have their Accompts stated and certified.

Ordered, That Mr. Jennings, a Member of this House, shall have Leave to go into the Country.

Ordered, That Major Henry Lilbourne and Major Wm. Witton be, and are hereby, authorized to receive the Three hundred and Fifty Pounds, appointed, by Ordinance of Parliament of the Eighth of May last, to be paid, out of Haberdashers-Hall, to the reduced Officers late under the Command of the Lord Fairfax, who were at the Taking in of Skipton-Castle: And that the Acquittances of the said Major Lilbourne and Major Witton shall be a good Discharge to the Committee and Treasurer for the Payment thereof.

And it is further Ordered, That the said Three hundred and Fifty Pounds be issued and paid to the said Officers by the said Major Lilbourne and Major Witton, in such manner as, by Order of the Council of War at York, shall be appointed; and not otherwise.

Ordered, That Captain Plunkett's Ordinance be read To-morrow Morning.

Ordered, That the Ordinance concerning Cheshire be reported on Tuesday Morning next.

A Message from the Lords, by Sir Edw. Leech and Mr. Page;

The Lords have commanded us to put you in mind of an Ordinance they sent unto you, for taking off the Sequestration of Sir John Wolstenholme's Estate, according to the Articles of York: They understand there is an Order sent for the Seizing of his Goods: But the Lords desire, That you will take that Ordinance into speedy Consideration; and that, in the mean time, that Order may be staid:-To put you in mind of Colonel Devereux, that he may transport his Regiment into Ireland:-To deliver unto you these Votes; one for Doctor Wilkinson to be Head of Magdalen-College in Oxon; this other for Mr. Roberts, a Divine of London, to be added to the Assembly of Divines, in the place of Doctor Twisse:-This Petition of Mr. Lewys de Moulin; and that, according to his Desire, the Lords have thought fit he should be Reader of the History-Lecture in Oxford: In all which they desire your Concurrence.

Resolved, &c. That, to all the Particulars of this Message, this House will return Answer by Messengers of their own.

Ordered, That the Transporting of Colonel Devereux his Regiment into Ireland, for the Service of that Kingdom, be referred to the Consideration of the Committee for the Affairs of Ireland.

Answer returned by the same Messengers;

The House has considered their Lordships Message; and will send Answer by Messengers of their own.