Die Martis, 29 Decembris, 1646.
UPON Consideration of the whole Matter of the
Business concerning George Mynne Esquire, referred
to the Committee at Haberdashers Hall, to consider of his
Delinquency, now stated, and reported from that Committee by Mr. Hodges;
It is Resolved, &c. That George Mynne Esquire is a Delinquent, and sequesterable by the Ordinances of Parliament.
Resolved, &c. That the Estate of George Mynne Esquire,
be forthwith sequestered.
Resolved, &c. That Bulstrode Whitelock Esquire, a
Member of this House, shall have the Sum of Two thousand Pounds paid unto him, towards the Satisfaction and
Reparation of his Damages and Losses, sustained by reason of the late Troubles, and for his faithful Service in
adhering to the Parliament, out of the Four thousand
Pounds, or other Sum, payable unto George Mynne Esquire, by Sir Humphrey Foster Knight; and, by former
Order of this House, secured, and now remaining in the
Hands of the said Sir Humphrey Foster. And Sir Humphrey Foster is hereby enjoined to pay the said Two
thousand Pounds to Mr. Whitelock accordingly: For
which he shall be saved harmless, and kept indemnified,
by Authority of Parliament.
Resolved, &c. That Sir John Merrick Knight, a Member of this House, shall have the Remainder of the Monies
or Estate of Mr. George Mynne, a Delinquent, now remaining in Sir Humphry Foster's Hands (over and above
the Two thousand Pounds, Part thereof, disposed to Mr.
Whitelock), paid unto him, upon Account, in Discharge
of Part of his Arrears due unto him, upon his Entertainment in the Service of the Parliament. And Sir Humphry
Foster is hereby enjoined to pay the same unto the said
Sir John Merrick accordingly; and, for so doing, shall be
saved harmless, and kept indemnified, by Authority of
Ordered, That it be referred unto the Committee at
Haberdashers Hall, to call before them Mr. George
Mynne, and to require of him, that he do deliver unto the
said Committee all such Papers, Writings, Deeds, Evidences, Bonds, Statutes, Securities, and Incumbrances remaining in his Hands, or in the Hands of any other for his
Use, or in Trust for him, which do concern the Lands of
Sir Humphry Foster, or whereby the Estate of the said Sir
Humphry Foster, or any Part thereof, is charged or
chargeable with any Debt or Payment from the said Sir
Humphry Foster to the said George Mynne; to the Intent
they may be delivered up unto the said Sir Humphry
Foster, upon his Payment of the Monies, remaining in
his Hands, belonging to Mr. Mynne, unto Mr. Whitelock, and Sir John Merrick, according to the Orders of
this House in that Behalf.
And it is further Ordered, That, upon Mr. Mynn's
Compliance with this Order, this House will take it into
their Consideration, for admitting him unto a Composition
for his Delinquency.
Ordered, That Mr. Solicitor do prepare and bring in
an Ordinance to be passed both Houses, for granting the
Monies in Sir Humphry Foster's Hands, Part of the
Estate of Mr. George Mynne, a Delinquent, unto Mr.
Whitelock and Sir John Merrick, according to the Votes
aforesaid: and to require and enable Sir Humphry Foster to pay the said Monies unto them accordingly; and
to secure Sir Humphry Foster, upon his Payment thereof,
from any Engagements passed by him unto Mr. George
Mynne, and from all Prejudices and Damages that may
arise unto him thereupon.
The humble Petition of Henry Peck Esquire, a Member of the House of Commons, was this Day read: And
It is Ordered upon the Question, That this Petition be
referred to the Committee at Haberdashers Hall; to consider and examine the whole Matter of the Petition; and
to state the Matter of Fact upon the whole Case; and to
report it to the House on this Day Fortnight.
Resolved, &c. That Sir John Hippesley be referred to
the Committee at Haberdashers Hall, to examine the State
of the Debt owing unto him, for Monies lent by him, for
the Service of the Parliament; and to consider of some
fit way for his Satisfaction.
Report to be made.
Ordered, That on Thursday next come Sevennight, Mr.
Sandys do make Report from the Committee where he
hath the Chair.
Message to Lords.
Sir John D'Anvers, according to the Order Yesternight,
went to the Lords, to desire a Conference with them, concerning the Vote formerly sent from their Lordships, concerning the Disposal of the Person of the King: And was
to put the Lords in mind of the Vote formerly sent to
them from this House, for appointing Mr. John Bence to
be one of the Commissioners of the Navy; and of the Ordinance for Maintenance of Sir Thomas Fairfaxe's Army.
According to former Order, the House took into Consideration the Petition and Representation from the Lord
Mayor, Aldermen and Common Council.
The first Paragraph of the Petition was read.-
Sir John D'Anvers brings Answer, That the Lords do
agree to a Conference, as is desired; to be presently in
the Painted Chamber.
And the Names of the Managers being read, the Committee of the House went to the Conference accordingly.-
The House, upon the Return of the Committee from
the Conference, resumed the Debate concerning the Petition from the Lord Mayor, Aldermen, and Common
Council of the City of London.
Lords desire a Conference.
A Message from the Lords, by Mr. Serjeant Finch and
Mr. Dr. Aylett;
The Lords desire that they may have a Conference presently, in the Painted Chamber, if it may stand with the
Conveniency of this House, upon the Matter of the last
Resolved &c. That this House doth agree to a present
Conference, upon the Matter of the last Conference, as is
Ordered, That the House, when the Conference is
ended, do proceed in the Consideration of the Petition,
and Representation annexed, from the City of London.
Answer returned by the same Messengers;
Answer to Lords.
The House hath considered your Message; and doth
agree to a present Conference, as is desired.
Ordered, That the Managers of the last Conference be
Reporters of this.
Mr. Holles reports from the Conference, That the Lords
have made some Alterations in the Vote delivered unto
them at the Conference this Morning: And that, with
those Alterations, they do agree to it; and therein they
desire the Concurrence of this House.
The Alterations were first read by the Reporter, and
then by the Clerk; and were in hæc verba; viz.
In the Nineteenth Line, after the Word "Five," and
before the Word "and," add these Words, "settling
unto the Crown of England the Sum of One hundred
thousand Pounds Sterling per Annum, in Compensation
for the same."
In the Two-and-twentieth Line, after the Word "Kingdoms," add these Words, "according to the Treaties and
The Question being put, For concurring with the Lords
in the First Alteration;
It passed with the Negative.
Resolved, &c. That it be referred to a Committee, to
prepare Reasons to be offered to the Lords at a Conference, Why the House cannot agree to the Addition
this Day made by the Lords to the Vote concerning the
Mr. Marten, Mr. Morley, Mr. Solicitor, Sir Henry
Heyman, Mr. Bainton, Sir Henry Vane junior, Mr. Rigby,
Mr. Lisle, Sir Peter Wentworth, Mr. Pierepoint;
This Committee is appointed to meet this Afternoon
at Four of Clock, in the Inner Court of Wards, to prepare
Reasons to be offered to the Lords, Why this House cannot agree to the Alteration this Day made by the Lords,
in the Vote concerning the King's Person; and this Day
delivered by the Lords at a Conference.
The Question being put, For adhering to the Clause in
the Vote concerning the King's Person, touching the
Court of Wards, in these Words: viz. "And also to
the taking away of the Court of Wards and Liveries,
with the Dependencies thereupon, according to the Order
of both Houses, dated 24 Februar' 1645;"
The House was divided.
The Noes went forth.
Sir Henry Heyman,
||Tellers for the Yea:
|Sir Wm. Constable,
||With the Yea,
||Tellers for the Noe:
|Sir Phil. Stapleton,
||With the Noe,
So the Question passed with the Negative.
Resolved, &c. That this House doth agree with the
Lords in their last Addition of these Words, to the End
of the Vote, concerning the King's Person; viz. "according to the Treaties and Covenant."
Ordered, That these Votes, and Alterations touching
the Vote concerning the King's Person, be delivered unto
the Lords at a Conference.
Ordered, That the Managers and Reporters of the last
Conference be Managers and Reporters of this Conference.
Ordered, That Sir Robert Harley do go to the Lords,
on Thursday Morning, to desire a Conference upon the
Matter of the last Conference, touching the Vote concerning the King's Person, so soon as will stand with their
Ordered, That the Instructions for the Committees or
Commissioners, that are to go into the North, in pursuance of the Articles of the late Treaty, be reported on
Thursday Morning next, the first Business: And that, next
after, the House do proceed in the Consideration of the
Petition and Representation presented from the City of
Ordered, upon the Question, That the Ordinance for
continuing the Establishment and Pay of the Garison of
Hull be continued for Three Months longer, to commence from the Date of the Expiration of the last Ordinance.
Ordered, That the Lords Concurrence be desired herein.