Die Jovis, 14 Januarii, 1646.
RESOLVED, &c. That the Petition of divers Inhabitants of the Borough of Circenster shall be now
The Petition was accordingly read.
Ordered, That the Bridgewater Petition be read To-morrow Morning, when Mr. Speaker comes to the Chair,
after the Committee rises.
Sir Anthony Irby reports from the Committee at Goldsmiths Hall, the State of the Fine, Delinquency, and
Estate, of Mr. Charles Baldwyn: And
It is Ordered, That the Report concerning Mr. Charles
Baldwyn, late a Member of this House, be re-committed,
upon Information, That the said Charles Baldwyn was
not in the Garison of Ludlowe, when the said Place was
surrendered; yet craves the Benefit of the Articles for
the Surrender of that Garison.
Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum
of Two thousand Two hundred and Fifty Pounds of
Edward Pelham, of Brockelsby in the County of Lincolne,
Esquire, for a Fine for his Delinquency: His Offence is,
Being in Arms against the Parliament: He submitted
before the First of December One thousand Six hundred
Forty-five. His Estate in Fee is One thousand Three
hundred Twenty-nine Pounds One Shilling Six-pence
per Annum, in Reversion Seven hundred and Thirty
Pounds per Annum; out of which One hundred Seventy
seven Pounds per Annum is issuing for ever, besides a
Charge of Seven thousand Five hundred Pounds for
Sisters Portions, and an Hundred Pounds per Annum
apiece to Two of the younger Sons of Sir Wm. Pelham
his Father, charged upon the said Estate by Sir Wm.
Pelham, by Deed dated 10 Augusti, 18 Caroli; and by
his last Will, dated 23 Julii, 1642.
An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto Edward
Pelham, of Brockelsby in the County of Lincolne, Esquire,
for his Delinquency; and for Discharge of the Sequestration of his Estate; was this day read; and upon the
Question, passed; and ordered to be sent unto the Lords
for their Concurrence.
Goldsmiths Hall Committee.
Mr. Reynolds reports the Amendments to the Ordinance sent from the Lords, concerning the Committee of
Goldsmiths Hall: The which were twice read.
The Proviso in the Ordinance sent from the Lords, beginning with the Word "provided," at the latter End of
the Nineteenth Line; and the Addition from the Committee to be made to that Proviso, of these Words, "unless they be exempted by Articles of War;" being put to
the Question; the said Proviso, with the Addition of the
said Words, were, upon the Question, rejected.
And then the Ordinance was, upon the Question, recommitted, upon the whole Debate thereupon had this
Day, in the House, to consider of, and bring-in Instructions for the Committee therein named to proceed by, in
their compounding with Delinquents.
Mr. Lawrence Whittacre and Mr. Knightley are added
to this Committee, as to the Preparing of the said Instructions: And are to report the same with all convenient
An Ordinance for committing the Great Seal of England into the Hands and Custody of Commissioners, was
this Day read the First and Second time; and, upon the
Question, passed; and ordered to be sent to the Lords
for their Concurrence.
Mr. Samuell Browne is appointed to carry it to the
Resolved, &c. That this House doth expect, that such
as shall be Commissioners of the Great Seal of England,
do give an Account to this House, How and in What
Manner they intend to keep the Seal.