Saturday, the 26th of (fn. [a]) October, 1653.
RESOLVED, That Mr. Samuell Andrewes be,
and hereby is, settled and continued Minister of
Southam in the County of Warwick, in the Place of
Mr. Francis Holyoke, deceased.
Resolved, That the Business of Galway shall be considered on Wednesday Morning next.
Sir M. Lister, &c.
Resolved, That the Report from the Council, touching
the Business of Sir Martin Lister and Hugh May, shall
be heard on Wednesday Morning next.
Leave of Absence.
Resolved, That Mr. Eresey have Leave to be absent
for Six Weeks.
Presentations to Benefices.
Resolved, That the Bill touching the taking away the
Power of Patrons to present to Benefices, be reported on
The House proceeded in the Report made Yesterday
of the Rates for the Excise: And
Resolved, by the Parliament, as followeth:
|For every Ounce Troy of Silver or Gold prepared, melted down, or disgrossed for Wire, to be paid at the Bar where the same shall be disgrossed
|For every Pound Weight, containing Sixteen Ounces Avoirdupois, of any Copper, or other Metal, that shall be prepared, made fit, or disgrossed, to be paid at the Bar, where the same shall be disgrossed
|For all Linseed-Oil, Whale-Oils, Blubber-Oil, Rape-Oil, Pilchard-Oil, and all other Oils, made within this Commonwealth, upon every Ton, to be paid by the Maker
|For every Foder of Lead, containing Two thousand Pounds Weight, at One hundred and Twelve Pounds to the Hundred, to be paid by the Maker
|For all Salt made, or to be made, within England, Wales, or Town of Berwick, which ... or shall be shipped or conveyed by Water, to be paid by the first Buyer, of such Salt, at the Place of Landing, or Unloading thereof, upon every Gallon
The Question being put, That these Words be added
to the former Question; viz. "except Salt made upon
It passed with the Negative.
The Question being propounded, That the Lieutenant
of the Tower of London be enjoined and required to detain
and keep the Body of Lieutenant-Colonel John Lilburne
in safe Custody in the Tower of London, and not to
remove or carry him from thence; notwithstanding any
Habeas Corpus granted, or to be granted, for that Purpose by the Court of Upper-Bench, or any other Court,
until the Parliament take further Order;
And the Question being put, That that Question be
It passed in the Affirmative.
And the main Question being put; it was
Resolved, by the Parliament, That the Lieutenant of
the Tower of London be enjoined and required to detain
and keep the Body of Lieutenant John Lilburne in safe
Custody, in the Tower of London, and not to remove or
carry him from thence, notwithstanding any Habeas
Corpus granted, or to be granted, for that Purpose, by
the Court of Upper-Bench, or any other Court, until the
Parliament take further Order.
Petition from Leicester.
The House being informed, That some Leicestershire
Gentlemen were at the Door;
They were ordered to be called in: And being come
to the Bar, they presented a Petition: Which, after the
Petitioners were withdrawn, was read; and was intituled,
The humble Petition of divers the Well-affected Inhabitants of the Borough and County of Leicester.
The Question being put, That this Petition be committed;
The House was divided.
The Yeas went forth.
||Tellers for the Yeas:
||With the Yeas,
|Sir Charles Wolsley,
||Tellers for the Noes:
||With the Noes,
So it passed in the Negative.