House of Commons Journal Volume 7
7 October 1651

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 7: 7 October 1651', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 7: 1651-1660 (1802), pp. 25-26. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=23875 Date accessed: 28 November 2014.


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Tuesday, the 7th of October, 1651.

Prayers.

Letter, &c. read.

MR. Scott reports from the Council of State, a Letter from Shrewsbury, from Colonel Mackworth, of the * Day of *: With the Resolutions given by the Court Martial, holden at Chester in the County of Chester, the First of October 1651, upon James Earl of Derby, Sir Timothy Fetherston Haugh, and Captain John Benbowe, therein inclosed: Which were this Day read.

He also reports, The Transcript of a Letter from Rochell, of the Fifth of October 1651, from Ben. Whetcombe: Which was also this Day read.

Garisons.

The House this Day resumed the Debate upon the Report made from the Council of State on Thursday last, touching the several Garisons in England and Wales, and Edenburgh and Lieth, in Scotland; together with their present Charge; and also the Charge of them to which they are propounded to be reduced.

Garisons.

Resolved, That the House doth agree with this Reducement for Gloucester, with the Addition of a Chirurgeon, and a Marshal: And that it be referred to the Council of State, to make that Addition in the Establishment, accordingly.

The House having resolved this Reducement upon the several Questions, viz.

Garisons. Reducement.
ISLE of Wight 45 10 0
Carisbrooke Castle 221 4 0
Cowes Castle 103 16 8
Sandham Castle 115 14 8
Yarmouth 99 12 8
Isle of Guernsey 1,118 16 8
Scilley Islands 973 18 8
Mount Laid down.
Pendennis, &c. 374 0 8
Plymouth Fort 375 13 4
Plymouth Town Laid down.
Dartmouth, &c.
Exon City
Exon Castle 1 17 4
Taunton Castle Laid down.
Waymouth, &c. 476 14 0
Portland 156 6 8
Bromsea Castle, and Poole 6 1 4
Southampton Laid down.
Calshott Castle 37 4 8
Hurst Castle 68 16 8
Portesmouth 700 4 0
Arundell Castle Laid down.
Rye 9 16 0
Dover, &c. 189 4 8
Quinborough and Leeds Laid down.
Walmer Castle 39 13 4
Deale Castle 56 14 0
Sandowne 39 13 4
Sandwich 2 16 0
Upner Castle 71 3 4
Westminster, St. James Laid down.
Tilbury Fort 107 11 4
Mersey Island 126 0 0
Harwich 8 17 4
Landguard Fort 185 5 4
Yarmouth 20 1 4
Lyn, &c. 390 7 4
Boston 9 16 0
Hull 519 17 4
Scarborough Laid down.
Clifford Tower in York
Newcastle 21 9 4
Tynmouth Castle 356 1 4
Berwick and Holy Island 975 2 0
Carlisle 496 6 0
Bridgewater Laid down.
Liverpoole 169 8 0
Chester 171 14 8
Holt Castle Laid down.
Stafford 2 16 0
Shrewsbury 168 0 0
Ludlow Castle 1 17 4
Chepstow 1 17 4
Hereford 124 16 8
Gloucester 404 12 0
Bristoll 132 6 0
Wallingford 8 17 4
Windsore 50 8 0
Oxford Laid down.
Warwick 70 0 0
Coventry 2 16 0
Cardiff and Swansey 8 17 4
Tinby 7 9 4
Carmarthen 2 6 8
Denbigh 1 17 4
Conway 2 6 8
Carnarvon 7 0 0
Red Castle Laid down.
Bew-Maris 130 8 8
Holy-head 82 12 0
Edenburgh and Leith 183 3 4

Resolved, by the Parliament, That it be referred to the Committee of the Army to bring in an Establishment, according to this Reducement and Votes.

Resolved, That it be referred to the Committee of the Army, to take Notice of this Reducement, and the Votes touching the same; and to give Order for the Payment, accordingly.

Resolved, That it be referred to the Council of State, to take Care that the Garisons which are to be laid down, be made untenable, and slighted; and that the same be done effectually.

Artillery.

Resolved, That this House doth agree to the continuing of the Train of Artillery, at the Rate of 1,689£. 3s. 2d. a Month.

Irish Affairs.

Resolved, That the House do, on this Day Fortnight, take into Consideration the Business of Ireland.

Disbanding Forces.

Resolved, That the Committee of the Army be authorized and required, to issue out such Monies as the Council of State shall appoint, for the disbanding of those, that, by Orders of Parliament, the General shall send his Warrants to disband: Or, for the Encouragement and the Entertainment of such as shall be thought fit to be sent for Ireland.