House of Commons Journal Volume 7
20 November 1651

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 7: 20 November 1651', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 7: 1651-1660 (1802), pp. 37-40. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=23899 Date accessed: 23 July 2014.


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Thursday, the 20th of November, 1651.

Prayers.

Sheriffs Names.

ORDERED, That the Names of the Sheriffs of the several Counties of Oxon and Bucks, whose Christian Names were mistaken, be amended; and that John Dormer be made Robert Dormer, and John Loggins be made Robert Loggins; and that the Journal Book be so amended, accordingly.

Lady Haughton's, &c. Petition.

The humble Petition of the Lady Sarah Haughton, Lady Elizabeth Darcy, and of Arthure and Alexander Stanhope Esquires, Children of Philip Earl of Chesterfield, was this Day read.

The Question being put, That Preemption, without Waste, be granted to the Petitioners, as is desired;

It passed with the Negative.

Sheriff of Lancashire.

Ordered, That the Chancellor of the Dutchy of Lancaster do grant a Patent, under the County Palatine Seal, to Alexander Barlow, of Barlow, Esq; nominated and appointed Sheriff of Lancashire for the Year ensuing, to be Sheriff of the said County, accordingly.

Council of State.

The House, according to former Order, took into Consideration the Instructions to be given to the Council of State.

The first Instruction being read, was, upon the Question, agreed unto.

The Second Instruction being read, was, upon the Question, agreed unto.

The Third Instruction being read;

Resolved, That these Words, viz. "and for the Prosecuting of the War in Scotland for the Perfecting of that Work," be added in this Instruction.

And the said Instruction, so amended, being put to the Question, was agreed unto.

The Fourth Instruction being read;

Resolved, That these Words, viz. "forth for the Good and Service of the Commonwealth;" be added in this Instruction.

The Fifth Instruction being read;

Resolved, That these Words, viz. "this Commonwealth;" be added to this Instruction.

The said Instruction, so amended, being put to the Question, was agreed unto.

The Sixth Instruction being read;

Resolved, That the Word, "Commonwealth," be put instead of "Nation."

And the said Instruction, so amended, being put to the Question, was agreed unto.

The Seventh Instruction being read, upon the Question, was agreed unto.

The Eighth Instruction being read, was, upon the Question, agreed unto.

The Ninth Instruction being read, was, upon the Question, agreed unto.

The Tenth Instruction being read, was, upon the Question, agreed unto.

The Eleventh Instruction being read;

Resolved, That these Words, viz. "any Person or Persons," be added in this Instruction next after the Word "Imprison."

The said Instruction, so amended, being put to the Question, was agreed unto.

The Twelfth Instruction being read, was, upon the Question, agreed unto.

Ordered, That it be referred to the Council of State, to prepare an Instruction upon the Debate now had in the House, for a Book to be kept of all Warrants by the Council of State to the respective Treasurers for Payment of Monies; and to be yearly presented to the Parliament, and kept amongst the Records here, for the better Information of the Parliament, from time to time, touching the Revenue, and the disposing thereof; and report the same to the House To-morrow Morning.

Officers Widows.

Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee of the Army, to take into Consideration the Petitions and Cases of Elizabeth, Widow of Wm. Guttridge, Master Gunner of the Train of Artillery; who was slain in the Parliament in Scotland.

Phæby, the Widow of Captain Gilman Taylor; who was wounded in the Service in Scotland, whereof he died.

Bridgett, Widow of Captain Wm. Neate; who died of the Bruises and Hurts he received in the Service in Scotland.

Katherine, Widow of Captain Edward Finnes, of Colonel Lidcott's Regiment; who died in the Service in Scotland.

Elizabeth, Widow of Captain James Rose, of Colonel Monck's Regiment; who was slain in the Service in Scotland.

Alice, Widow of Lieutenant John Sharpe, of Captain Clare's Troop of Dragoons; who was slain in the Service in Scotland.

Sarah, Widow of Lieutenant Thomas Parker, of Major Holmes his Company in Colonel Monck's Regiment; who died in the Service in Scotland.

Anne, Widow of Ralph Turner, late Cornet to Captain Best's Troop of Dragoons; who died in the Service in Scotland.

Mary, Widow of Ensign Francis Norris, of Captain Gardiner's Company in Colonel Monck's Regiment; who died of the Wounds he received at Dundee.

Judith, Widow of Thomas Beventon, late QuarterMaster to the Train of Artillery; who died of a Hurt he received by a Cannon in Scotland.

*, Widow of Lieutenant Christofer Donolt, of Major General Deane's Regiment; who died in the Service in Scotland.

Isabell, Widow of Richard Ward, late Quarter-Master to Major-General Deanes; who died in the Service in Scotland.

Thurston, Widow of Captain Lieutenant Thomas Thurston, of Major-General Deane's Regiment; who lost his Life in the Service of the Isle of Man.

Fortune, Widow of Ralph Walton, Lieutenant to Captain Nicolls of Colonel Monck's Regiment; who died in the Service in Scotland.

Mary, Widow of Lieutenant Richard White, of Captain Johnson's Troop in Colonel Thomlinson's Regiment; who died of a Surfeit he contracted in Scotland, in the Service there.

Joane, Widow of Captain Guido Disney, of Colonel Syler's Regiment; who was slain in . . . Service in Scotland.

Mary, Widow of Captain John Robbins, of Colonel Monck's Regiment; who died in the Service in Scotland.

Mathew Ayncill, Lieutenant to Lieutenant-Colonel Michaell; who lost his Arm in the Parliament Service.

Elizabeth, Widow of Lieutenant Syddall; who died in the Parliament Service in Scotland.

Elizabeth Widow of Captain Edward Sharpe; who died in the Service of Scotland.

Anne, Widow of Captain John Mullens; who died in the Service in Scotland.

Mary, Widow of Lieutenant Hurst, of Colonel Cooper's Regiment; who died in the Service in Scotland.

Ireland.

Elizabeth, Widow of Colonel Thomas Shilborne; who died in the Service in Ireland.

Mr. Castle, in Behalf of Colonel Castle's Children; who was slain at the Storming Droghedah.

Lucretia Pennifeather, Widow of Major Thomas Pennifeather; who died in the Service in Ireland.

Elizabeth, Widow of Major George Drury; who died in the Service in Ireland.

Anne, Widow of Major George Villers; who died thro' the Wounds he received in the Service in Ireland.

Margaret Fruin, the Widow of Captain Francis Fruin, and Master Gunner of the Train; who was slain in the Service in Ireland.

Anne, Widow of Captain James Clerk, of Colonel Le Hunt's Regiment; who was slain in the Service in Ireland.

Elizabeth, Widow of Captain Philip Taylor; who was slain in the Service of Ireland.

Susan, Widow of Captain George Jenkin, of Colonel Huson's Regiment, who died of the Wounds he received at the Storming of Droghedah.

John Millest, in Behalf of Anne, the Infant of Captain Hurdman; who died in the Service in Ireland.

Jane, Widow of Captain George Ensor; who was drowned, with most of his Troop, upon the Coast of Ireland.

Elizabeth, Widow of Captain Richard Lee, of Colonel Cole's Regiment; who was slain in the Service in Ireland.

Margaret, Widow of Captain Wm. Waldrum, of Colonel Monck's Regiment; who was slain in the Service of Ireland.

Frances, Widow of Captain Thomas Bull, of Colonel John Cole's Regiment; who was slain at the Taking of Charlemount.

Benjamin and Elizabeth, the Children of Captain Israell Smyth, of Colonel Ewer's Regiment; who died in the Service in Ireland.

Milicent, Widow of Lieutenant Francis Dowdall, who was slain at the Siege of Limrick.

Anne, Widow of Captain Henry Bamster; who lost his Life in the Service in Ireland.

Anne, Widow of Ensign John Lake, of Colonel Stubber's Regiment; who died in the Service in Ireland.

Jane, Widow of Lieutenant Samuell Walker, of Colonel Tho. Coote's Regiment; who was slain at the Taking of Charlemount.

*, Executrix of Major Oliver Cromwell; who died in the Service in Ireland.

Elizabeth, Widow of Captain Philemon Owen; who died in the Service in Ireland.

*, Widow of Major Walker; who was slain at the Siege of Limrick in Ireland.

Alice, Widow of Ensign Mawrice Griffith, of Colonel Hewson's Regiment; who died in the Service in Ireland,

Grace, Widow of John Degennis, late Captain Lieutenant to the late Lord Deputy Ireton's Troop; who died in the Service in Ireland.

Cassandra, Widow of Major John Strelley, of Colonel Reynold's Regiment; who died in the Service in Ireland.

Rebecca, Widow of John Eastlander, Lieutenant in Colonel Cole's Regiment; who died in the Service in Ireland.

Mary, Widow of Captain Robert Wise, sometime of the Life-Guard in Ireland; being afterwards made Commissary, and died in that Service.

Jane, the Widow of Thomas Johnson, Chirurgeon to Sir Theo. Jones; who was slain in the Service in Ireland.

Welsted, Widow of Captain John Russell; who died in the Service in Ireland.

Sarah, Widow of John Muncton, of Colonel Monke's Regiment, who was slain in the Service in Ireland.

Mary, Widow of Captain John Jewell; who died in the Service in Ireland.

*, Widow of Captain Holland; who died in the Service in Ireland.

Katherine, the Orphan of Captain Lieutenant John Egmond; who was slain in the Service in Ireland.

Hannah, Widow of Ralph Millerd, Quarter-Master to the Train in Ireland; who died at Wexford.

Ann, Widow of Lieutenant John Stephens, of Colonel Stubber's Regiment; who died in the Service in Ireland.

Susan, Widow of Humfry Hall, late Quarter-Master to Colonel Le Hunt's Regiment; who died in the Service in Ireland.

Philippa, Widow of Captain Wm. Hix, of Colonel Robert Sander's Regiment; who died in the Service in Ireland.

Mary Symonds, Widow of Captain John Symonds; who was slain in the Storming of Droghedah.

Elizabeth, Widow of John Higham, Ensign to Captain Bird of Colonel Tothill's Regiment; who was slain in the Service in Ireland.

Elizabeth, Widow of Lieutenant Francis Andrews; who was slain in the Service in Ireland.

England.

Mary Allured, the Widow of Colonel John Allured.

Katherine Needham, Widow of Colonel Symon Needham; who was slain in the Service at Colchester.

Officers Widows.

The Lady Frances Fairfax, Widow of Sir Wm. Fairfax, Commissary General of Horse; who died of the Wounds he received in the Service of the Parliament in England.

Lady Anne Crosby, Widow of Captain Peter Ware; who was slain in the Service at Newberry.

Martha, Widow of Lieutenant Colonel Smyth; who was slain by the blowing up of Powder in Tower-street.

Mary, Widow of Captain Thomas Goodyer; who died in the Service in England.

Katherine, Widow of Captain Wm. Hickman, of Colonel Popham's Regiment; who was slain at Wattington.

Katherine, Widow of Major Henry Archbold, Governor of Canon Froome; who died in the Service in England.

Ann Symms, Widow of Captain Jonas Symms; who died in the Service in England.

Diana, Widow of Captain Martyn Husbands; who died in the Service in England.

Thomas Miller, Ensign to Major Bee; who was wounded in the Service at Worcester.

Quarter-Master Peter Mayis; who lost his Arm in the Service of the Parliament.

Thomas Cave, Soldier; who had both his Eyes shot out in the Service of the Parliament, at Marston Moore.

Margery, Widow of Captain Henry Oland, of Sir Wm. Waller's Regiment; who died of the Wounds he received in the Parliament's Service at Arundell.

Ann Thompson, Widow of Colonel Francis Thompson; who died through the Wounds he received in the Parliament's Service in England.

*, Widow of Lieutenant Colonel Shambrooke; who was slain in the Service at Colchester.

Ann, Widow of Captain Thomas Jenks; who died in the Service in Ireland.

*, Widow of Lieutenant Browne, of Colonel Danvers' Regiment; who was slain at Warrington Bridge.

*, Widow of Cornet Burslam; who was slain in the late Service against the Scotts.

*, Widow of Lieutenant Hide, belonging to the Garison of Stafford; who lost his Life in the Service in England.

Edith, Widow of Lieutenant Nicholas Wilmott; who was wounded at the Parliament-House Door, whereof he died.

Jane, Widow of Captain Wm. Jenkins; who was slain at the Storming of Bristoll.

*, Widow of Captain Tracy; who died in the Parliament Service in Herefordshire.

*, Widow of Lieutenant Colonel White; who was slain at the last Newberry Fight.

*, Widow of Captain Gale; who was slain at the Storming of Bristoll.

Mary, Widow of Mr. Archibald Hamilton; who, for Service done for the Commonwealth, was put to Death by the Enemy at Sterling.

Mary, Widow of John Symons; who was slain in the Service in Ireland.

Mary, Widow of John Nicholson, of Colonel Walton's Regiment; who was slain in the Service in Ireland.

Dorothy, Widow of Lieutenant * Fawney, of Colonel Grave's Regiment; who lost his Life in the Service at the Battle of Nasby.

Susanna, Widow of Colonel George Stackdale; who died in the Service in England.

Mary Burdon, Widow of Captain Wm. Burdon; who died in the Service in Ireland.

Lettice Peasly, Widow of Wm. Peasly, Provost-Marshal of the Province of Munster; who died in the Service in Ireland.

Anne Chambers, Widow of Hannaball Chambers, * *; who died in the Parliament Service.

Lieutenant Colonel Francis Fairfax; who was maimed in the Parliament Service.

Elizabeth, Widow of Ensign Wm. Franke; who was slain in the Service in Ireland.

Hannah, the Widow of Captain Godfrey Gilbert, of Colonel Duckenfield's Regiment; who died in the Parliament's Service in Cheshire.

Rebecca, the Widow of Ralph Judson, Paymaster to Sir Wm. Breerton's Brigade.

Elizabeth Fletcher, Widow of Commissary George Fletcher; who died in the Service in Scotland.

*, Widow of Captain Lieutenant Ramsey, of Colonel Hewson's Regiment; who was slain in the Service at the Storming of Tridah in Ireland.

Elizabeth Heatly, Widow of Gabriell Heatly, Chirurgeon, who died in the Service in Ireland.

Anne, the Widow of Lieutenant Aspinall; who died in the Service in Ireland.

And to consider what is fit to be done for their Relief; and in what Manner, and by what Way; and report their Opinion to the House.

Delinquents Estate.

Ordered, That an additional Bill be brought in on Wednesday next, for Sale of Delinquents Estates: And that Mr. Garland do prepare and bring in the Bill.

Business depending.

Ordered, That the Order made Yesterday, appointing a Committee to consider of Matters of most Importance to be first taken into Consideration, be altered, and the Words "any Five or more of them," be added after the Words "and all that come to have Voices."