House of Commons Journal Volume 4
10 November 1646

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 4: 10 November 1646', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 4: 1644-1646 (1802), pp. 717-718. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=23818 Date accessed: 16 September 2014.


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Die Martis, 10 Novembris, 1646.

Prayers.

ORdered, That the Petitions of divers particular Persons, remaining in this House, be read, and taken into Consideration on Saturday Morning next.

Ordered, That the Committee, formerly appointed to consider of the Debts owing by Delinquents who are excepted, be revived; and do meet this Afternoon at Two of the Clock.

Mr. John Ash reports, from the Committee at Goldsmiths-Hall, several Compositions and Ordinances.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of Three hundred and Eighteen Pounds of Francis Herbert, of Dolgeog in the County of Mountgomery, Esquire: His Offence is, That he was a Commissioner of Array: He rendered himself in November 1645: His Estate, in Fee, per Annum, in Possession, is One hundred Twenty-nine Pounds Three Shillings in Possession; and Sixty Pounds per Annum, in Reversion.

An Ordinance for Granting of a Pardon unto Francis Herbert, of Dolgeog in the County of Mountgomery, 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 Seventeen hundred Pounds of Henry Bunbury, of Slanney in the County of Chester, Esquire, for a Fine of his Delinquency: He was one of the Jury, in Cheshire, who found Sir Thomas Fairfax, and Sir William Brereton, &c. Traitors; and was taken Prisoner in September 1644; and rendered himself in March last; and then took the Covenant: His Estate, in Fee, is Five hundred Seventy-eight Pounds per Annum; in old Rents, Thirty-nine Pounds per Annum: Out of which Thirty Pounds per Annum, for One Life, is issuing; and Seventeen Pounds and Two Shillings for ever: He is to settle the Rectory of Stoke in the County of Chester upon the Minister of Stoke, and his Successors for ever.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of Nine hundred Pounds of Thomas Chasin, of Chettle in the County of Dorsett, Esquire: His Offence is, Levying Monies for Maintenance of the Forces raised against the Parliament; and submitted the Nine-and-twentieth of November 1645: His Estate, in Fee-Tail, is Two hundred and Ninety Pounds per Annum; in old Rents, Fifty-eight Pounds per Annum; in Reversion, One hundred Pounds per Annum; in Reversion, after One Life, for Two Lives, Ninety-two Pounds per Annum: Out of which One hundred and Three Pounds Six Shillings and Eight-pence is paid in Annuities to Brothers and Sisters, and a further Charge upon the Land.

An Ordinance for a Pardon unto Thomas Chasin, of Chettle 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 Four hundred and Fourteen Pounds of Thomas Pigge, of Walsoken in the County of Norfolke, Gentleman, for a Fine of his Delinquency: His Offence is, Bearing Arms against the Parliament: His Estate, in Fee, is One-andtwenty Pounds Ten Shillings per Annum; and, in FeeTail, One hundred Eighty-seven Pounds per Annum.

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto Thomas Pigge, of Walsoken in the County of Norfolke, 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 Four hundred Pounds of Nicolas Bestowe, of Holton in the Moor, in the County of Lincolne, Esquire, for a Fine, for his Delinquency: His Offence is, Assisting the Enemy with Horse and Arms: Submitted himself in July 1645: His Estate, in Fee-Tail, is Two hundred Pounds per Annum.

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto Nicolas Bestowe, of Holton in the Moor in the County of Lincolne, 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 Humphry Prouz, of Chagford in the County of Devon, Esquire, and of John Prouz his Son, for their Fines, for their respective Delinquencies: The Father's Offence is, Being a Commissioner of Array; and the Son's, Bearing Arms against the Parliament: They submitted themselves, and came in upon the Articles of Exeter: They are seised, in Fee, and in Fee-Tail, of an Estate of the yearly Value of Two hundred and Eight Pounds; in old Rents, Thirty-three Pounds and Twelve Shillings: And they are possessed of a personal Estate, to the Value of Three hundred and Twenty Pounds: Out of which issues Twenty Pounds per Annum, for One Life.

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto Humphry Prouz, of Chagford in the County of Devon, Esquire, and unto John Prouz his Son, 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 Four hundred Pounds of John Angell, of Kaynningham in the County of Yorke, Gentleman, for a Fine of his Delinquency: His Offence is, Bearing Arms against the Parliament: He submitted himself in November 1645: His Estate, in Fee, is Two hundred Pounds per Annum.

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto John Angell, of Kaynningham in the County of Yorke, 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 Two hundred and Twelve Pounds of George Hawe, of Colmore in the County of Stafford, Gentleman; and of John and Thomas, his Sons; for a Fine of their respective Delinquencies: The Offence of the Father is, Residing in the Enemies Quarters: The Offence of the Sons is, Bearing Arms against the Parliament: They submitted themselves before December 1645: And are seised, in Fee of One hundred Twenty-and-six Pounds per Annum: Out of which Forty Pounds per Annum is payable for One Life.

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto George Hawe, of Colmore in the County of Stafford, Gentleman; and unto John and Thomas, his Sons, for their respective Delinquencies, and for Discharge of the Sequestrations of their 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 Three hundred Twenty-and-eight Pounds of Thomas Shapcott, of the City of Exeter, Gentleman, Attorney at Law, for a Fine, for his Delinquency: His Offence is, Bearing Arms against the Parliament: He came in upon the Articles of Exeter: His Estate, in Fee, is Eighty-five Pounds Twelve Shillings per Annum; in old Rents, Three Pounds Ten Shillings and Eight-pence per Annum; and One hundred and Ten Pounds per Annum for Two Lives.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of Forty Pounds of Philip Shapcott, of the City of Exeter, Gentleman, Son of the said Thomas Shapcott, for a Fine, for his Delinquency: His Offence is, Bearing Arms against the Parliament: His Estate is Twenty Pounds per Annum, for One Life after a Life; Thirty-three Pounds Thirteen Shillings and Four-pence, for his own Life; Sixteen Pounds per Annum, for Four Years; and Seven Pounds per Annum, for Three Years: An Estate, in Debts owing to him, to the Value of Ninety-seven Pounds; the greatest Part of which Estate comes to him as Executor to German Shapcott, his Uncle, and Administrator to his Brother Thomas Shapcott, deceased.

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto Thomas Shapcott, of the City of Exeter, Gentleman, Attorney at Law, and unto Philip Shapcott, his Son, for their respective Delinquencies, and for Discharge of the Sequestrations of their Estates, was this Day read; and, upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be sent unto the Lords for their Concurrence.

Upon the Report of the Delinquency, Estate, and Fine set upon Roger Portington, of Barnby Super Dunn in the County of Yorke, Esquire;

It is Ordered, That the said Report be re-committed: And Mr. Richard Darley, and Mr. Luke Robinson, are desired to attend the Committee, concerning the Delinquency, Coming in, and Values of the Estate of the said Roger Portington.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of One hundred Twenty-one Pounds of Joseph Martin, of the City of Exeter, Doctor of Law, for a Fine, for his Delinquency: His Offence is, That he was Commissioner for the Enemy; and executed several Commissions: He rendered himself upon the Articles of Exeter: His Estate, in Right of his Wife, per Annum, is One hundred Pounds; for Sixteen Years to come, per Annum, Eight Pounds; in personal Estate, One hundred Twenty-and-nine Pounds: At a Tenth, One hundred Twenty-one Pounds.

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto Joseph Martin, of the City of Exeter, Doctor at Law, 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 to the Lords for their Concurrence.

Sir Robert Pye carried to the Lords, for their Concurrence, an Ordinance for Twenty-five thousand Pounds, out of the Excise, for the Service of Ireland: An Ordinance concerning the Pay of the Water-Guards: A Vote for Sir Robert Powell Esquire to be Sheriff of the County of Salop: An Ordinance for a Pardon to Sir John Key, for his Delinquency: An Ordinance for a Pardon to Mr. Valentine Sanders, for his Delinquency: An Ordinance for a Pardon unto Richard Atkins, for his Delinquency: An Ordinance for a Pardon to Mr. Thomas Chester, for his Delinquency: An Ordinance for granting Two hundred Pounds per Annum, Lands of Inheritance, to Mr. Hugh Peters, Minister: A Vote for the Continuance of the Plymouth Duty: The Instructions for the Contractors, Surveyors, and Register, mentioned and appointed in the Ordinance for appointing the Sale of the late Archbishops and Bishops Lands.

He returned likewise to the Lords, the Amendments to the Ordinance concerning Plantations: And was to desire their Concurrence hereunto.

Ordered, That the Committee for the Prerogative-Court, and Probate of Wills, do meet To-morrow in the Afternoon; and bring in the Ordinance to be read on Thursday Morning next.

Ordered, That the Judge-Advocate do deliver over all the Wills he brought with him from Oxon, by Directions of the General, to the Clerk of the House, to be kept with him, until the House take further Order.

Resolved, &c. That the Merchants Petition, and the Reports in Mr. Green's Hands, concerning the Admiralty and Navy, be read and made on Thursday Morning next: And that then the House do take into Consideration the Court of Admiralty, and the appointing a Judge or Judges thereof.

Ordered, That, on Friday next, peremptorily, the Reports concerning Trade, and the whole Business of Trade, and the Reports concerning the Excise, be taken into Consideration: And that no other Business do intervene.

Sir Robert Pye brings Answer, That the Lords will take the Messages, carried to them by him, into speedy Consideration; and will send Answer by Messengers of their own.

Mr. Stephens reports divers Instructions to be observed by the Committees of the respective Counties:

Which were read, Four of them; and, upon the Question, assented unto; and ordered to be proceeded in on Thursday Morning next.

Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee at Haberdashers-Hall, and the Treasurers for Sequestrations, to put in due and effectual Execution all Ordinances, Orders, and Instructions, given to Sequestrators, and Sollicitors of Sequestrations: And the said Committee and Treasurers are hereby required to take effectual Care, that the said Ordinances be put in Execution accordingly; and that the Forfeitures and Penalties, mentioned in the said Ordinances, Orders, and Instructions, may be duly levied.

Ordered, That, on Thursday next, the House do take into Consideration the Continuing of the Committee of Lords and Commons for Sequestrations.

A Letter from the Commissioners of Scotland, of 10 Novembris 1646, from Worcester-House, was this Day read.

Two Papers from the Commissioners of Scotland, of 3 Novembris 1646, this Day reported, in Answer of divers Letters, Petitions, and Papers, communicated unto them concerning the Sufferings of divers of the Northern Parts by the Scottish Army, were this Day read: And

It is Ordered, upon the Question, That this Letter, and these Papers, be referred to the Consideration of the Committee formerly appointed to prepare an Answer to the Scotts Papers, concerning the late Conference touching the Disposal of the King's Person: The which Committee is to prepare an Answer likewise to this Letter, and these Papers; and to bring it in with all convenient Speed.

Ordered, That Mr. Luke Hodges shall have Leave to go into the Country.

Resolved, &c. That the Committees of Sequestrations, in the several Counties, do return, to the Committee at Goldsmiths-Hall, all the Names of Papists and Delinquents, which are, or have been; sequestred by them, respectively, in their several Counties; and a particular List of all the Estates of such Persons; and to whom they have been lett, during the Sequestration thereof; and what the Values thereof were before the War.

Resolved, &c. That all the Estates, real and personal, of all Papists and Delinquents within the Ordinance of Sequestrations, not yet sequestred, and not compounded for at Goldsmiths-Hall, be speedily sequestred; and the Names of such Delinquents sent up to the Committee at Goldsmiths-Hall.

Resolved, &c. That the Lands and Estates of such Persons, as are excepted in the first Three Qualifications of the Propositions, or any Part thereof, shall not be lett or demised to the Owners thereof, or to their Bailiffs or Servants, or to any Person or Person in Trust for them, or to their Use or Behoof.

Resolved, &c. That the Lands and Estates of other Delinquents, capable to be admitted to Composition, sequestred, or which shall be sequestred, in the several respective Counties, or any Part thereof, shall not, in any Case, be lett or demised unto the Owners thereof, or to their Bailiffs or Servants, or to any Persons in Trust for them, or to their Use or Behoof; unless such Delinquents shall, by Certificate from the Committee at GoldsmithsHall, make it appear, that they are in their actual Prosecution of their Compositions, and do proceed therein without Delay on their Parts.