House of Commons Journal Volume 7
11 September 1651

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 7: 11 September 1651', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 7: 1651-1660 (1802), pp. 15-18. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=23861 Date accessed: 30 July 2014.


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Thursday, the 11th of September, 1651.

Prayers.

Act of Navigation.

THE House, according to former Order, was this Day resolved into a grand Committee upon the Bill for Increase of Shipping, and Encouragement of the Navigation of this Nation.

Mr. Speaker left the Chair.

Mr. Love took the Chair.

Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.

Letter read.

A Letter from the Lord Commissioner Whitelock, the Lord Commissioner Lisle, Lord Chief Justice, and Sir Gilbert Pickering, from Uxbridge, of the 10th of September, 1651, was this Day read.

Grant to Gen. Cromwell, &c.

Resolved, That Lands of Inheritance of the yearly Value of Four thousand Pounds, belonging to this State, be settled upon the Lord General Cromwell, and his Heirs; as a Mark of Favour from the Parliament, for his great and eminent Services for this Commonwealth.

Resolved, That Lands of Inheritance, of the yearly Value of Two thousand Pounds, belonging to this State, in England, be settled on Henry Ireton, Esq. DeputyGeneral of Ireland, and his Heirs; as a Mark of the Parliament's Favour for his great and eminent Services for the Commonwealth.

Resolved, That it be referred to the Committee appointed to bring in their Report touching the Lord General, to consider of particular Lands, of the Values abovesaid, to be settled according to the two last Votes; and to bring in several Acts for that Purpose.

Letters read.

A Letter from Major General Harrison, from Preston, 7 September 1651, was this Day read.

Sir Henry Vane reports, from the Council of State, a Copy of a Letter from Lieutenant General Monck to the Lord General, dated at Dundee, 1 September, 1651: Which was this Day read.

Persons to be brought to Tryal.

Mr. Scott reports, from the Council of State, That it be represented to the Parliament, as the humble Opinion of this Council, That James Earl of Derby, Colonel Edward Massy, Duke Hamilton, John Earl of Lauderdaile, the Earl of Cleveland, Captain Bendbow, Sir Timothy Fetherston Haugh, and the Mayor and Sheriffs of Worcester, are fit Persons to be brought to Tryal, and made Examples of Justice.

That the Earl of Derby be tried at Chester, by a Court Martial, erected by the Commission of the Lord General, upon the Act of the 12th of August.

That Captain Bendbow be tried, in like Manner, at Chester.

That Sir Timothy Fetherston Haugh be tried, in like Manner, at Chester.

That Colonel Edward Massie be tried at Westminster, by a Court Martial.

That the Earl of Lauderdaill, Duke Hamilton, and the Earl of Cleveland, be sent to the Tower, to be there kept close Prisoners in Order to their Tryal.

That the Mayor and Sheriff of Worcester be tried at Coventry, or Warwick, which the Lord General shall think fit, by a Court Martial, to be there appointed and commissionated, as aforesaid.

Resolved, by the Parliament, That James Earl of Derby, is a fit Person to be brought to Tryal, and made an Example of Justice.

Resolved, That Colonel Edward Massy is a fit Person to be brought to Tryal, and made an Example of Justice.

Resolved, That Duke Hamilton is a fit Person to be brought to Tryal, and made an Example of Justice.

Resolved, That John Earl of Lauderdaile is a fit Person to be brought to Tryal, and made an Example of Justice.

Resolved, That the Earl of Cleveland is a fit Person to be brought to Tryal, and made an Example of Justice.

Resolved, That Captain * Bendbow is a fit Person to be brought to Tryal, and made an Example of Justice.

Resolved, That Sir Timothy Fetherston Haugh is a fit Person to be brought to Tryal, and made an Example of Justice.

Resolved, That Thomas Licence, late Mayor of the City of Worcester, is a fit Person to be brought to Tryal, and made an Example of Justice.

Resolved, That James Bridges, late Sheriff of the City of Worcester, is a fit Person to be brought to Tryal, and made an Example of Justice.

Resolved, That the Earl of Derby be tried at Chester, by a Court Martial, erected by a Commission of the Lord General, upon the Act of the 12th of August.

Resolved, That Captain Bendbow be tried, in like Manner, at Chester.

Resolved, That Sir Timothy Fetherston Haugh be tried, in like Manner, at Chester.

Resolved, That Colonel Edward Massy be tried at Westminster, by a Court Martial.

Resolved, That the Earl of Lauderdale, Duke Hamilton, and the Earl of Cleveland, be sent to the Tower, to be there kept close Prisoners in Order to their Tryal.

Resolved, That the Mayor and Sheriff of Worcester be tried at Coventry, or Warwick, which the Lord General shall think fit, by a Court Martial, to be there appointed and commissionated, as aforesaid.

Resolved, That it be referred to the Council of State, to see these Votes put in Execution effectually and speedily.

Garisons.

Sir Henry Vane reports, from the Council of State, the List of all the Garisons which are kept up in the Nation.

For the Guard of the several Garisons in England and Wales, and Town of Berwick, as followeth.

The Isle of Wight in general, viz. One Troop of Horse. One Comp. of Foot. A Governour, a Commissary of Stores, a Master Gunner, a Provost Marshal, a Chirurgion, a Gunsmith, a Chaplain, a Troop of Horse, and One Company of Foot, consisting of 180 private Soldiers, besides Officers.
Carisbrook Castle. One Comp. of Foot. A Deputy Governour, a Chief Gunner, Two Mates, Six Quarter Gunners, and 140 Soldiers, besides Officers.
CowesCastle and Gurnard's Fort. The Governour, a Lieutenant, a Serjeant, One Drum, Two Corporals, and Sixty Soldiers, a chief Gunner, Two Mates, Four Quarter Gunners.
Sandham Castle, with Brinn-Bridge and Nettleseigh Forts. The Governour, a Lieutenant, Two Serjeants, Three Corporals, and One Drum, Sixty Soldiers, a chief Gunner, Two Mates, Six Quarter Gunners.
Yarmouth and Caryes Sconce. The Governour, a Lieutenant, a Serjeant, Two Corporals, One Drum, and Sixty Soldiers, a Gunner, One Mate, Three Quarter Gunners.
Hurst Castle. The Governour, a Lieutenant, a Gunner, One Mate, Six Quarter Gunners, One Drum, Three Corporals, and Thirty-six Soldiers.
Calshott Castle. The Governour, a Lieutenant, One Gunner, One Mate, Two Matrosses, Two Corporals, One Drum, and Eighteen private Soldiers.
Southampton. The Governour, One Master Gunner, Two Mates, Six Matrosses, a Chirurgion, a Provost Marshal; with Two Companies of Foot, consisting of 220 Soldiers, besides Officers.
Portesmouth. Four Comp. of Foot. The Governour, a Chaplain, One Chirurgion, One Master Gunner, One Store-keeper, Two Gunners, Four Mates, Fourteen Matrosses, One Gunsmith, One Clerk, a Marshal, a Porter, with 440 private Soldiers, besides Officers.
South-Sea Castle. The Governour, a chief Gunner and Storekeeper, Three Matrosses; with Officers and Soldiers to be supplied from Portesmouth.
Poole & Brownesea Castle. Two Comp. of Foot. The Governour, a Chirurgion, a Marshal, One chief Gunner, Two Mates, Five Quarter Gunners, Two Companies of Foot, consisting of 160 private Soldiers, besides Officers.
Weymouth, Four Comp. of Foot. The Governour, a Master Gunner, a Chirurgion, a Gunsmith, a Marshal, a Boatman, a Store-keeper, One other Gunner, One Mate, Six Matrosses, with 380 Soldiers, besides Officers.
Portland. One Comp. of Foot. One Gunner, One Mate, Two Quarter Gunners, with 100 private Soldiers, besides Officers.
Exon Castle. Two Comp. of Foot. The Governour, a Marshal, a Chirurgion, a Gunsmith, One chief Gunner, One Mate, Two Quarter Gunners, with 200 private Soldiers, besides Officers.
Dartmouth Castle and Fort, viz. One Comp. of Foot. A Chirurgion, a chief Gunner, a Mate, Four Quarter Gunners: The Guards to be supplied out of Sir Hardres Waller's Regiment of Foot.
Salcomb Fort. One Gunner, Two Quarter Gunners: The Guards to be supplied from Dartmouth.
Plymouth Fort and Island. Two Comp. of Foot. The Governour, a Preacher, a Marshal, a Gunsmith, a Chirurgion, a Store-keeper, a Master Gunner, Two Gunners, Six Mates, Twelve Matrosses, Two Boatmen, a JudgeAdvocate of the West, with 200 Soldiers, besides Officers.
Pendennis Castle and St. Maudes. Four Comp. of Foot. The Governour, a Preacher, a Storekeeper, a Marshal, a Chirurgion, a Gunsmith and Armourer, a Master Boatman, a Master Gunner, Two Gunners, Six Mates, Twelve Matrosses.
For St. Maudes; the Governour, a Gunner, a Mate, Two Matrosses, with 480 private Soldiers, besides Officers.
The Mount, And The Governour, a chief Gunner, a Mate, a Chirurgeon, Two Quarter Gunners, a Boatman.
Dennis Fort. One Comp. of Foot. Dennis Fort; A chief Gunner, a Mate, a Chirurgeon, Four Quarter Gunners, a Boatman, a Gunsmith, with One Captain, One Lieutenant, One Ensign, Four Serjeants, Six Corporals, Two Drums, One Gent-Armes, and 120 private Soldiers.
Dunster Castle. One Comp. of Foot. One Gunner, Two Matrosses, with 100 private Soldiers, besides Officers.
Bristol Castle and Fort. Three Comp. of Foot. The Governour, Three Gunners, Six Quarter Gunners, a Store-keeper, a Marshal, a Chirurgeon, with 280 private Soldiers, besides Officers.
Gloucester City Five Comp. of Foot. The Governour, One Master Gunner, Two Gunners, Two Mates, Ten Matrosses, a Storekeeper; with Five Companies of Foot, out of one of the Regiments of the Army, being 640 private Soldiers, besides Officers.
Hereford. Two Comp. of Foot. One Gunner, One Mate, Two Matrosses: The Guards to be supplied with Two Companies of Foot out of one of the Regiments of the Army, being 160 private Soldiers, besides Officers.
Cheapslow. One Comp. of Foot. The Governour, One Gunner, Two Matrosses, One Marshal: And to be supplied with one Company of Foot out of one of the Regiments of the Army.
Shrewsbury. Two Comp. of Foot. The Governour, a Store-keeper, a Gunner, Two Mates, Four Matrosses, a Marshal, a Gunsmith, a Chirurgeon: The Guards to be supplied out of one of the Regiments of the Army, with a Company of Foot, being 260 private Soldiers, besides Officers.
Ludlow Castle. One Comp. of Foot. One Gunner, Two Matrosses, with Sixty private Soldiers, besides Officers.
Chester. Five Comp. of Foot. The Governour, One Master Gunner, One Store-keeper, Three Gunners, Two Mates, Nine Matrosses, a Chirurgeon, a Marshal, a Gunsmith: For the Guard of the City, Five Companies out of one of the Regiments of Foot of the Army, being 640 Soldiers, besides Officers.
Liverpoole. Two Comp. of Foot. The Governour, a Store-keeper, a Master Gunner, One Gunner, One Mate, Four Matrosses, a Marshal, a Gunsmith: The Guards to be supplied with Two Companies of Foot out of one of the Regiments of the Army, being 240 Soldiers.
Holt Castle. The Governour, One Serjeant, One Drum, Two Corporals, and Twenty Soldiers.
Carlisle. Eight Comp. of Foot. 1000. The Governour, a Master Gunner, a Storekeeper, Two Mates, Three Gunners, Three Mates, Twelve Matrosses, a Town Porter, and Eight Companies out of one of the Regiments of the Army.
Barwick. Ten Comp. The Governour, One Master Gunner, One Store-keeper, Two Mates, Four Gunners, Four Mates, Sixteen Matrosses: And the Guards to be supplied out of the Army, a Regiment, 1,200 Foot.
Holy Island. One Gunner, One Mate, Two Matrosses: And the Guards to be supplied from Barwick.
Tynmouth Castle. Two Comp: One Store-keeper, One Marshal, One Chirurgeon, a Gunsmith, a Master Boatman, a Master Gunner, Two Gunners, Six Mates, Twelve Quarter Gunners, a Chaplain: The Guards to be supplied out of the Army, 200 Foot, besides Officers.
Newcastle. Ten Comp. Garisons. The Governour, a Store-keeper, Two Mates, One Master Gunner, Three Gunners, Six Mates, Fourteen Matrosses, a Judge Advocate: For the Guards of the Town, one of the Regiments of the Army, 1,200.
Hartlepoole. Two Comp. 200. One Gunner, Two Matrosses, a Chirurgeon: The Guards to be supplied from one of the Regiments of Foot of the Army.
Scarborough. Two Comp. The Governour, a Master Gunner, Three Gunners, Five Matrosses, a Store-keeper, a Marshal, a Gunsmith, a Chirurgeon, with 200 private Soldiers, besides Officers.
Clifford's Tower in York City. One Comp. One Gunner, One Mate, Two Matrosses: The Guards to be supplied from the Army.
Hull. Eight Comp. 1000 The Governour, a Master Gunner, a Storekeeper, a Clerk to him, a Fire-worker, Two Mates, Three Gunners, Six Mates, Eight Quarter Gunners, Two Boatmen: The Guards to be supplied from the Army.
Boston. Three Comp. The Governour, a Gunner, a Mate, Four Matrosses, One Marshal: The Guards to be Three Companies of Foot, being 300 Soldiers, besides Officers.
Lyn, Eley, and Croyland. Six Comp. of Foot. The Governour, a Master Gunner, a Storekeeper, Two Gunners, Two Mates, Ten Matrosses, a Chirurgeon, a Marshal, a Gunsmith: The Guards to be supplied from the Army, Six Companies, 760.
Yarmouth. Three Comp. The Governour, a chief Gunner, a Storekeeper, Two Gunner's Mates, Six Matrosses, Four Boatmen: The Guards to be supplied from the Army, Three Companies, 340.
Langor Point. One Comp. The Governour, a Marshal, a Chirugeon, the chief Gunner, Two Mates, Six Matrosses, a Store-keeper, a Gunsmith, a Chaplain, Two Boatmen, with 100 private Soldiers, besides Officers.
Harwich. One Comp. The Governour, One Gunner, Two Mates, Three Matrosses, a Marshal: The Guards to be supplied from the Army.
Mersey Island. The Governour, a Lieutenant, a Serjeant, Three Corporals, One Drum, One Gunner, Two Matrosses, with Sixty Soldiers.
Tilbury Fort. The Governour, a Lieutenant, Ensign, Four Corporals, One Drum, a Master Gunner, Sixteen Matrosses, with Forty-four Soldiers.
Dover, Sandwich, Two Comp. The Governour, a Chaplain, a Chirurgeon, a Master Gunner and Store-keeper, One Gunner, Two Mates, Six Matrosses, a Marshal, a Gunsmith, and Two Companies of Foot, being 260 private Soldiers, besides Officers.
Moates Bulwark. The Governour, a Gunner, a Mate, Two Matrosses: The Guards to be supplied from Dover Castle.
Archeliffe Fort. The Governour, a Gunner, a Mate, Two Matrosses: The Guards to be supplied from Dover Castle.
Sandgate Castle. The Governour, Two Corporals, One Gunner, One Mate, Two Matrosses, with Twenty private Soldiers.
Warmore Castle. The Governour, a Lieutenant, Two Corporals, a Gunner, Two Mates, Four Matrosses, with Twenty Soldiers.
Deale Castle. The Governour, Lieutenant, One Gunner, Two Mates, Six Matrosses, a Chirurgeon, Three Corporals, with Thirty Soldiers.
Sandowne Castle. The Governour, a Lieutenant, Two Corporals, One Gunner, Two Mates, Four Matrosses, with Twenty Soldiers.
Upnor Castle. The Governour, a Gunner, Two Mates, Four Matrosses, One Serjeant, Two Corporals, One Drum, with Forty Soldiers, One Gunner's Mate in Wrexham Sconce, One Gunner's Mate in Bay Sconce.
Rye. One Comp. The Governour, a chief Gunner, Two Mates, Four Matrosses, a Marshal, a Chirurgeon, with 100 private Soldiers, besides Officers.
Arundell Castle. One Comp. The Governour, One Gunner, Two Matrosses, a Marshal, a Chirurgeon, with 100 private Soldiers, besides Officers.
Windsore Castle. One Comp. The Governour, One Gunner, Two Mates, Six Matrosses, a Marshal, a Chirurgeon, with One Captain, Lieutenant, Ensign, Three Serjeants, Three Corporals, Two Drums, One Gent-Armes, and 120 Soldiers.
Wallingford Castle. Two Comp. The Governour, One Gunner, One Mate, Two Matrosses, a Marshal, and Two Companies of Foot out of the Army.
Oxford. The Governour, One Master-Gunner, Two Gunners, Two Mates, Ten Matrosses, a Storekeeper. The Guards to be supplied from the Army. Colonel Ingoldsbie's Regiment.
Warwick. The Governour, One Gunner, One Mate, Two Matrosses, a Marshal, with Eighty Soldiers, besides Officers.
Coventry and Kenelworth Castles. One Gunner, Two Matrosses, a Marshal, with 200 private Soldiers, besides Officers.
Two Comp. Stafford. One Comp. The Governour, One Gunner, One Mate, Two Matrosses, a Marshal, with 100 Soldiers, besides Officers.
Nott. & Belsover Castles. Two Comp. The Governour, One Gunner, One Mate, Two Matrosses, a Chirurgeon, a Marshal, with 160 private Soldiers, besides Officers.
Cardiff and Swancey. One Gunner, Two Matrosses, One Marshal. The Guards, to be supplied from the Army.
Tinby. The Governour, One Gunner, a Mate, Two Matrosses, a Marshal. The Guards to be supplied from the Army.
Carmarthen. The Governour, One Gunner, Two Matrosses, a Marshal. The Guards to be supplied from the Army.
Denbigh. One Comp. The Governour, One Gunner, Two Matrosses, a Marshal, a Chirurgeon's Mate, with Eighty private Soldiers, besides Officers.
Conway. One Comp. The Governour, One Gunner, Two Matrosses, a Marshal, a Chaplain, a Chirurgeon's Mate, with Eighty Soldiers, besides Officers.
Hawarden. The Governour. The Guards to be supplied from Conway.
Red Castle. The Governour, a Marshal, with Sixty Soldiers, besides Officers.
Carnarvan. One Comp. The Governour, a Marshal, One Gunner, Two Matrosses, with Eighty private Soldiers, besides Officers.
Bew-Moris and Holyhead. Two Comp. The Governour, Two Gunners, Four Matrosses, Two for each Place, a Marshal, a Chirurgeon and Two Mates, with 160 private Soldiers, besides Officers.