House of Commons Journal Volume 5
16 September 1647

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Die Jovis, 16 Septembris, 1647.

PRAYERS.

Delinquents.

MR. Edward Ashe reports from the Committee at Goldsmiths Hall, the Fines and Compositions of divers Delinquents.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of Four hundred Fifty-and-five Pounds of Dame Mary Bancks Widow, for the Fine, for her Delinquency: Her Offence is, For residing in Corff Castle, during the Time it was held a Garrison against the Parliament: She rendered in July 1645: Her Estate for Life, per Annum, Four hundred and Twenty Pounds: Out of which issues Thirtynine Pounds Seventeen Shillings and Sixpence per Annum; a Fee Farm Rent: Which leaves the Fine, at a Tenth, Three hundred and Eighty Pounds. Since the Setting of which Fine, she hath offered to compound for Twenty Pounds per Annum more: For which the Fine, at a Ninth, is Seventy-five Pounds; being so set, because she presented the same since the First of May 1646.

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto Dame Mary Bancks, the Relict and late Wife of Sir John Bancks Knight, deceased, for her Delinquency; and for Discharge of the Sequestration of her Estate; was this Day read; and, upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be sent to the Lords for their Concurrence.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of Nineteen hundred Seventy-four Pounds of Dame Mary Bancks Widow, the Relict and Executrix of Sir John Bancks Knight, deceased, late Lord Chief Justice of his Majesty's Court of Common Pleas; for and in the Behalf of John Bancks an Infant, Son and Heir of the said Sir John Bancks; who was sequestered, for that he adhered unto and assisted the Forces raised against the Parliament: His Estate, for one Life, per Annum, Four hundred and Twenty Pounds; after Four Years, per Annum, Seven hundred Seventeen Pounds Eight Shillings and Seven-pence; in old Rents, after Four Years per Annum, Eighty-nine Pounds Two Shillings and Ten-pence; Out of which issues, after one Life, Forty-six Pounds Fifteen Shillings and Two-pence per Annum; after Four Years, per Annum, Sixty-eight Pounds One Shilling and Ten-pence: Which leaves the Fine, at a Tenth, Nineteen hundred and Seventy-four Pounds.

An Ordinance for discharging of the Sequestration of so much of the Estate of the said Sir John Bancks, as is to come unto him the said John Bancks the Infant; the same being sequestered for the Delinquency of the said Sir John Bancks; was this Day read; and, upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be sent to the Lords for their Concurrence.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of One hundred and Sixty Pounds, for a Fine, for the Delinquency of Thomas Stounton, of Hornydess in the County of Suffolk, Gentleman: His Offence is, That he was in Arms against the Parliament: He rendered upon the Articles of Oxford: His Estate, in Fee, per Annum, Eighty Pounds; for which his Fine, at a Tenth, is One hundred and Sixty Pounds.

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto Thomas Stounton of Hornydess in the County of Suffolk, Gentleman, for his Delinquency, and for the Discharge of the Sequestration of his Estate, was this Day read; and, upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be sent to the Lords for their Concurrence.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of Forty Pounds of Henry Goring, of Cobden in the County of Sussex, Gentleman, for a Fine, for his Delinquency: His Offence, That he was in Arms against the Parliament: His Estate, in Fee, in Right of his Wife, Thirtythree Pounds per Annum: For which his Fine is Forty Pounds.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of Forty Pounds of Wm. Levett, one of the Prince's Highness' Guard, for a Fine, for his Delinquency: His Offence, For that he voluntarily left his Dwelling, and went to Oxford, and there resided: His Estate, per Annum, Twenty Pounds: For which his Fine is Forty Pounds.

An Ordinance for granting Pardons unto Henry Goreing, of Cobden in the County of Sussex, Gentleman; and Wm. Levett, of the said County for their Delinquencies; and for Discharge of the Sequestrations of their Estates; was this Day read; and, upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be sent to the Lords for their Concurrence.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of Fourscore Pounds, for a Fine, for the Delinquency of George Greaves, of Beely in the County of Derby, Gentleman: His Offence is, that he was in Arms against the Parliament: Rendered in August 1644: His Estate, for One-and-twenty Years to come, per Annum, Sixty-four Pounds Ten Shillings and Eight-pence; for his Wife's Life, per Annum, Ten Pounds: For which his Fine, at a Tenth, is Eighty Pounds.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of Forty-nine Pounds Ten Shillings Eight-pence, for a Fine for the Delinquency of Richard Greaves of Beely, Gentleman: His Offence, that he left his own House; and resided in the Enemy's Quarters: He rendered in February 1644: His Estate, in Possession, per Annum, Fifteen Pounds; in Reversion, after One-and-twenty Years, Sixty-four Pounds Ten Shillings and Eight-pence: For which his Fine, at a Tenth, is Forty-nine Pounds Ten Shillings and Eight-pence.

An Ordinance for granting Pardons unto George Greaves, of Beely in the County of Derby, Gentleman; and unto Richard Greaves, of Beely; for their Delinquencies; and for Discharge of the Sequestrations of their Estates; was this Day read; and upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be sent to the Lords for their Concurrence.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of Two hundred Fifty-and-five Pounds, for a Fine, for the Delinquency of John Evett, in the County of Worcester, Gentleman: His Offence, That he left his Dwelling; and went into the Enemy's Quarters, and assisted them against the Parliament: He rendered in April 1646: His Estate, for Life, per Annum, Fifty-four Pounds Six Shillings; for Seventy-five Years, per Annum, for Two Lives, per Annum, Sixty Pounds Fourteen Shillings and Ninepence; more, for Two Lives per Annum, Four-four Pounds: For which his Fine, at a Sixth, is Two hundred and Fifty-five Pounds.

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto John Evett, of Woodhall in the County of Worcester, Gentleman, 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 to the Lords for their Concurrence.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of Three hundred Pounds, for a Fine for the Delinquency of Henry Hackett, in the County of Worcester, Gentleman: His Offence, That he left his Dwelling; and resided at Worcester when it was a Garison against the Parliament: He rendered upon those Articles: His Estate, in Fee, per Annum, Eleven Pounds; for Four Lives, per Annum, Thirty Pounds; for Three Lives per Annum, Ninety-seven Pounds: For which his Fine is, at a Sixth, Three hundred Pounds.

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto Henry Hackett, of Grimley, in the County of Worcester, Gentleman, 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 to the Lords for their Concurrence.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of Three hundred and Twenty Pounds, for a Fine, for the Delinquency of Thomas Bromeley, of Hampton, in the County of Chester, Esquire: His Offence is, That he left his Dwelling; and went into, and resided in, the Enemy's Garisons: He rendered before November 1645: His Estate, in Fee, per Annum, One hundred Fifty-five Pounds Five Shillings; in old Rents, per Annum, Five Pounds Three Shillings and Two-pence: Out of which issue Twenty Pounds per Annum, for one Life: The Fine remains, at a Tenth, Three hundred and Twenty Pounds.

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto Thomas Bromely, of Hampton, in the County of Chester, Esquire, for his Delinquency, and for taking off the Sequestration of his Estate, was this Day read; and, upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be sent to the Lords for their Concurrence.

Delinquents.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of One hundred Eighty-eight Pounds, for a Fine, for the Delinquency of Thomas Barneby, of the Cauthorne in the County of York, Esquire: His Offence is, that he adhered unto and assisted the King against the Parliament: He rendered Twenty-eighth of March 1645: His Estate, in Fee, per Annum, One hundred and Eleven Pounds; in personal Estate, Seventy Pounds Fifteen Shillings: Out of which issues Twenty Pounds per Annum, and Three Pounds Two Shillings and Six-pence for ever: And he owes Two hundred Pounds: His Fine, at a Tenth, is One hundred and Eighty-eight Pounds.

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto Thomas Barnaby, of Cauthorne in the County of York, Esquire, for his Delinquency, and for taking off the Sequestration of his Estate, was this Day read; and, upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be sent to the Lords for their Concurrence.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of Two hundred Eighty-nine Pounds, for a Fine, for the Delinquency of Phillip Brace, of Doverdale in the County of Worcester, Gentleman: His Offence, that he was in Arms against the Parliament: He rendered in July 1645: His Estate, in Fee, per Annum, Ninety-eight Pounds Six Shillings and Eight-pence; in Reversion per Annum, Ninety-three Pounds: For which his Fine, at a Tenth, is Two hundred and Eighty-nine Pounds.

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto Philip Brace, of Doverdale in the County of Worcester, Gentleman, for his Delinquency, and for taking off his Sequestration, was this Day read; and, upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be sent to the Lords for their Concurrence.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of Five hundred Sixty-six Pounds, for a Fine, for the Delinquency of Richard Elmhurst, of Houndhill in the County of York, Yeoman: His Offence, that he deserted his Dwelling; and went and resided in the King's Garisons: He rendered in November 1645: His Estate, in Fee, per Annum, Two hundred and Ninety Pounds; and in personal Estate, Sixty Pounds: Out of which issues Twenty Pounds per Annum, for one Life: For which his Fine, at a Tenth, is Five hundred and Sixty-six Pounds.

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto Richard Elmhurst, of Houndhill in the County of York, Yeoman, for his Delinquency, and for taking off his Sequestration, was this Day read; and, upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be sent to the Lords for their Concurrence.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of One hundred and Ninety Pounds, for a Fine, for the Delinquency of Edward Davies, of Droitwich in the County of Worcester, Gentleman: His Offence, that he adhered unto and assisted the King against the Parliament: He rendered in July 1645: His Estate, in Fee, per Annum, Eighty-nine Pounds Ten Shillings; for Two Lives, per Annum, Six Pounds Thirteen Shillings and Four-pence: For which his Fine is, at a Tenth, One hundred and Ninety Pounds.

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto Edward Davies, of Droitwich in the County of Worcester, Gentleman, for his Delinquency, and for taking off his Sequestration, was this Day read; and, upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be sent to the Lords House for their Concurrence.

Delinquents.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of Five hundred Eighty-six Pounds Thirteen Shillings and Four-pence, for a Fine, for the Delinquency of Charles Baldwin, of Elsick in the County of Salop, Esquire: His Offence is, that, being a Member of the House of Commons, he deserted the Parliament, and sat in the Assembly at Oxford: He came in upon the Articles of Ludlow: And in the Ninth and Tenth Articles of that Agreement, it is granted, that he shall enjoy the same Liberty of his Person and Estate, as any other, without Exceptions, now under the Protection of the Parliament: His Estate, per Annum, in Fee, is Ninety-three Pounds Three Shillings and Four-pence; for Three Lives, per Annum, Seventy-three Pounds Thirteen Shillings and Four-pence, for one Life, Thirty-five Pounds: Out of which issue Fifty Pounds per Annum: An Annuity for one Life, and Two Pounds Nine Shillings in Quit Rents: Which leave the Fine, at a Third, Five hundred Eighty-six Pounds Thirteen Shillings and Four-pence.

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto Charles Baldwin, of Elsick in the County of Salop, Esquire, for his Delinquency, and for taking off his Sequestration, was this Day read; and, upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be sent to the Lords for their Concurrence.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of Seven hundred and Fifty Pounds, for a Fine, for the Delinquency of Sir Richard Prince, of Shrewsbury in the County of Salop, Knight: His Offence, That he was a Commissioner of Array for his Majesty against the Parliament; but allegeth, That it was forced, and not with his Consent: Rendered before December 1645: His Estate, in Fee, per Annum, Seven hundred Sixty-four Pounds One Shilling and Eight-pence; for Twenty Years, per Annum, Twenty-five Pounds; in personal Estate, One thousand Six hundred and Ten Pounds Four Shillings: Out of which he craves to be allowed One hundred and Ninety Pounds per Annum, issuing for one Life; and Fifteen Pounds Four Shillings and Four-pence per Annum, for ever: Which leaves his Fine, at a Tenth, One thousand Four hundred and Thirty Pounds.

And Mr. Ashe is further desired to report, That there are very fair Certificates from the Committees of Salop, in his Behalf; which testifies, That, during the Time that Shrewsbury was a Garison against the Parliament, he was imprisoned by the Governor, for his Affection to the Parliament; and forced to pay a Ransom for his Release: That his Son and Heir was Colonel and Commander in Chief of all the Parliament's Horse in Shropshire; and was slain in Battle, after he had done very good Service: As also, that he did very good Offices for the Parliament's Friends.

An Ordinance for granting Pardon unto Sir Richard Prince, of Shrewsbury in Com' Salop, Knight, for his Delinquency, and for taking off his Sequestration, was this Day read; and, upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be sent to the Lords for their Concurrence.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of Nine hundred and Seventy Pounds, for a Fine, for the Delinquency of Charles Butler, of Coates in the County of Lincoln, Esquire: His Offence, That he was in Arms against the Parliament: He rendered before December 1645: His Estate is, in Fee, per Annum, Four hundred Eighty-nine Pounds Eight Shillings and Eight-pence: For which his Fine, at a Tenth, is Nine hundred and Seventy Pounds.

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto Charles Butler, of Coates in the County of Lincoln, Esquire, for his Delinquency, and for taking off his Sequestration, was this Day read; and, upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be sent to the Lords for their Concurrence.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of Seven hundred and Seventy Pounds, for a Fine, for the Delinquency of Redman Burrell, of Fulbeck in the County of Lincoln, Esquire: His Offence is, that he assisted the Forces raised against the Parliament: He rendered in November 1645: His Estate, in Fee, in Possession, Two hundred and Forty-six Pounds Eight Shillings; in Reversion, per Annum, Three hundred and Eighty Pounds: Out of which issues Thirty Pounds per Annum, for ever; and Forty Pounds per Annum, for one Life: Which leaves the Fine, at a Tenth, Seven hundred and Seventy Pounds.

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto Redman Burrell, of Fulbeck in the County of Lincoln, Esquire, for his Delinquency, and for taking off his Sequestration, was this Day read; and, upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be sent to the Lords for their Concurrence.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of Four hundred Seventy-nine Pounds Sixteen Shillings and Six-pence, for a Fine for the Delinquency of James Rode, of the City of Exon, Merchant: His Offence, That he was in Arms against the Parliament: He rendered upon the Articles of Exeter: His Estate, in Fee, per Annum, One hundred and Twenty-five Pounds Two Shillings; in old Rents, per Annum, Seventeen Pounds Seventeen Shillings and One Peny; for Two Lives, per Annum, Forty-two Pounds Twelve Shillings: for one Life, per Annum, Eight Pounds; in Reversion, per Annum, Forty Pounds; in Goods and Chattels, per Annum, One hundred and Sixty-two Pounds; in Debts, Three thousand and Seventy-two Pounds: And he owes Two thousand Nine hundred Pounds: His Fine, at a Tenth, is Four hundred Seventy-nine Pounds Sixteen Shillings and Six-pence.

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto James Rode, of the City of Exon, Merchant, for his Delinquency, and for taking off his Sequestration, was this Day read; and, upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be sent to the Lords for their Concurrence.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of Three hundred and Seventy Pounds, for a Fine, for the Delinquency of Sir Henry Carew, of Bickley in the County of Devon, Knight: His Offence is, That he adhered unto and assisted the Forces raised against the Parliament: He rendered before December 1645: His Estate, in Fee, per Annum, Ninety-four Pounds Six Shillings and Eight-pence; in old Rents, per Annum, Six Shillings and Eight-pence; in Reversion, after his Father's Life, in old Rents, Fifty-three Pounds Fifteen Shillings, per Annum; in Quit Rents, &c. per Annum, Twenty-one Pounds Four Shillings: For which his Fine, at a Tenth, is Three hundred and Seventy Pounds.

An Ordinance for granting Pardon unto Sir Henry Carew, of Bickley in the County of Devon, Knight, for his Delinquency, and for taking off the Sequestration of his Estate, was this Day read; and, upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be carried to the Lords for their Concurrence.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of Two hundred and Sixty Pounds, for a Fine, for the Delinquency of Sebastian Isaac, of Combe in the County of Devon, Gentleman: His Offence, That he assisted the Forces raised against the Parliament: He rendered upon the Articles of Exeter: He is seised of an Estate, in Fee, of Ninety Pounds per Annum; and for Life, per Annum, Eighty Pounds; in personal Estate, Seventy Pounds: And owes Two hundred and Seventy Pounds: For his Fine, at a Tenth, is Two hundred and Sixty Pounds.

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto Sebastian Isaac, of Combe in the County of Devon, Gentleman, for his Delinquency, and for taking off the Sequestration of his Estate, was this Day read; and, upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be sent to the Lords for their Concurrence.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of Four hundred and Twenty Pounds, for a Fine for the Delinquency of John Hancock, of Combe Marten in the County of Devon, Esquire: His Offence is, That he was in Arms against the Parliament: He rendered upon the Articles of Exeter: His Estate, in Fee, per Annum, One hundred and Eighty Pounds; in old Rents, per Annum, Ten Pounds: For which his Fine, at a Tenth, is Four hundred and Twenty Pounds.

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto John Hancock, of Combe Marten in the County of Devon, Esquire, for his Delinquency, and for taking off the Sequestration of his Estate, was this Day read; and, upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be sent to the Lords for their Concurrence.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of Three hundred and Ten Pounds, for a Fine, for the Delinquency of George Blundell, of Lawston in the County of Cambridge, Esquire: His Offence is, That he left his Dwelling; and resided in the Enemy's Quarters for some time: He rendered in June 1643: He hath an Estate for Four hundred and Seventy-three Years, after Ten Years now in being, of One hundred Pounds per Annum; in Possession, per Annum, Thirty Pounds; in Right of his Wife, per Annum, One hundred and Fifty Pounds: For which his Fine, at a Tenth, is Three hundred and Ten Pounds.

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto George Blundell, of Lawston in the County of Cambridge, Esquire, for his Delinquency, and for taking off the Sequestration of his Estate, was this Day read; and, upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be sent to the Lords for their Concurrence.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of One thousand Marks, for a Fine, for the Delinquency of Henry Challoner, of Steeple Cleydon in Com' Bucks, Gentleman: His Offence, That he was in Arms against the Parliament: He rendered upon Oxford Articles; but petitioned not to be admitted to Composition till the Seventeenth of December, 1646; the Time limited in the Articles being then expired: And therefore the Fine set at a Moiety; his Estate being One hundred and Sixty-five Pounds per Annum, in Fee: Out of which issues Twenty Pounds per Annum, for one Life; and Allowance made for One hundred and Fifty-six Pounds, charged upon his Lands: The Fine remains, One thousand Pounds.

An Ordinance for granting Pardon unto Henry Challoner, of Steeple Cleydon in Com' Buck' Gentleman, for his Delinquency, and for taking off the Sequestration of his Estate, was this Day read; and, upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be sent to the Lords for their Concurrence.

Preacher appointed.

Ordered, That Mr. Valentine be desired to preach before the Commons the next Fast Day in the place of Mr. Fraizell, formerly desired: Who, being since gone, with his Family, into Shrapshire, desireth to be excused.

Mr. Ball is desired to give him notice hereof.

Fine on Sir R. Prince.

Resolved, &c. That the Fine of Sir Richard Prince be reduced from Fifteen hundred Pounds to Seven hundred and Fifty Pounds, he undertaking to discharge the Debts of his Son and Heir, who was slain in the Parliament's Service: And that the Arrears to his Son, and the Debt to him upon the Public Faith, be, in Consideration thereof, discharged and acquitted: And that the Sum paid by the said Sir Richard Prince into Goldsmiths Hall, being the Sum of Seven hundred and Fifty Pounds, shall be accepted in Discharge of his whole Fine set at Goldsmiths Hall.

Fine on Challoner.

Resolved, &c. That the Fine of Henry Challoner, of Steeple Cleydon in Com. Bucks, Gentleman, be reduced from the Sum of a Thousand Pounds to the Sum of a Thousand Marks.

Ly. Jenny's Petition.

The humble Petition of the Lady Jenny was this Day read: And

It is Resolved, &c. That the said Petition be referred to the Committee at Goldsmiths Hall.

Mowses' Claims.

The humble Petition of Joan Mowse Widow, in behalf of herself and Six Orphans, was this Day read: And

It is Resolved, &c. That this House doth concur with the Committee to whom this Business was referred; and do Order, That the Petitioner Joane Mowse do and may receive Satisfaction for the Seven hundred and Fifteen hundred Pounds, due from Captain Richard Hackett, unto her the said Joane Mowse and Six Orphans, out of any the Estate of the said Richard Hacket, which the Sequestrators have not actually disposed of; and to be accountable to the Parliament for the Overplus.

Tenants, &c.

Ordered, That the next Day appointed for Reports from Goldsmiths Hall, the Committee to whom it is referred to provide for the Tenants of Delinquents against their malignant Landlords, do make Report of that Business in the first Place, before any Reports made from Goldsmiths Hall.

Message to Lords.

Mr. Edward Ashe went to the Lords with the Message he was Yesterday appointed to carry unto them.

Mr. Edward Ashe brings Answer, That the Lords do agree to the Orders carried to them by him.

London Petition.

According to the Order Yesterday made, the Petition Yesterday presented, stiled, The humble Petition of divers well-affected Citizens of London, and others, was again read.

Oxford, &c. Petition.

The House being informed, That divers Inhabitants of the Counties of Oxon, Bucks', and Herts', were at the Door, desiring to present a Petition;

They were called in; and did present a Petition, stiled, The humble Petition of divers well-affected Inhabitants of the Counties of Oxon, Bucks, and Herts.

The which (the Petitioners being withdrawn) was read.

Violence to Parliament.

Ordered, That, on Saturday Morning next, the Reporter do proceed in his Report, touching the Business concerning the Force and Violence upon the Houses, &c.

Alum.

Ordered, That, on this Day Sevennight, the Report be made concerning the Alum Business.

Army, &c.

Ordered, That the House do meet this Afternoon at Two of Clock; and take into Consideration the Report formerly made by Mr. Scawen, concerning the Forces for England and Ireland, and the Garisons, and no other Business.

London, &c. Petitions.

Ordered, That the Petitioners, both those that presented the Petition Yesterday, stiled, The humble Petition of divers well affected Citizens of London, and others; and those that preserred the Petition this Day, from divers Inhabitants of the Counties of Oxon, Bucks, and Herts, be called in.

And Mr. Speaker was commanded, by Vote upon the Question, to deliver unto them both this Answer; viz. That the House has read these Petitions: That the Matter of these Petitions has been taken into former Consideration: and, upon great and serious Debate, has been settled by Ordinance of Parliament of the Twentieth of August last.

Impeachment of Glyn, &c.

Resolved, &c. That an Impeachment of high Crimes and Misdemeanors be prepared and brought in against John Glyn Esquire, Recorder of the City of London, and Lyonell Copley Esquire: And that it be referred to the Committee appointed to examine the Force, to prepare the said Impeachment, and to bring them in on Saturday next.

Impeached Lords.

Sir Henry Mildmay is appointed to go to the Lords, to desire them to appoint a Time, when this House may come and bring their Proofs and Evidence against those Seven Lords formerly impeached by this House of High Treason.

Waiter in Customs.

An Ordinance for making Mr. Samuell Gosse one of the King's Waiters at the Custom-house was this Day read; and, upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be sent unto the Lords for their Concurrence.

Message from Lords.

A Message from the Lords, by Sir Edward Leech and Mr. Page;

The Lords have commanded us to bring unto you an Ordinance for Payment of Rents due to the Crown, from the Members of either House of Parliament: An Ordinance for Payment of Monies due upon Bonds in the late Court of Wards: In which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

They desire to put this House in mind of a Petition of the Lady Grey; and of another of the Resident's of Florence: Which they desire you to take into Consideration.

Ordered, That on Wednesday next, this Message from the Lords be taken into Consideration.

Answer.

Answer returned by the same Messengers; That this House has considered their Lordships Message; and will send Answer by Messengers of their own.

Post meridiem.

Publishing Libels, &c.

MR. Wheeler reports the Amendments to the Ordinance for inhibiting the Venting and Publishing of Pamphlets and Libels: The which were twice read; and re-committed to the same Committee together with the Letter from the General concerning this Business; with the Addition of Mr. Ball, Mr. Myles Corbett, Mr. Nath. Stephens, and Colonel Birch.

Stationers, &c.

Ordered, That, on Wednesday next, the next Business after the Ordinances and the other Messages this Day sent from the Lords, the Ordinance concerning the Stationers and Printing be reported.

Leave of Absence.

Ordered, That Mr. Arundell, a Member of this House, shall have Leave to go into the Country.

Letter read.

A Letter from Dublyn, from Colonel Michaell Jones, of 8 Septembris 1647, was read.

Money for Ireland.

Mr. Pury reported from a Committee appointed to that Purpose, Propositions for raising Monies for carrying on the Service of Ireland: The which were read. And

It is Ordered, That the same Committee do prepare and bring in several Ordinances, according to the several Votes, with Blanks for the Names of the collateral Security.

The Care of this Business is more particularly referred to Mr. Pury.

Army, &c.

The Particulars of the Report, made and delivered in by Mr. Scawen on Thursday last, were all read: And likewise, a List of the Garisons conceived necessary to be kept up; and likewise, a List of the disjointed Forces of this Kingdom, in Garisons and Field; were all this Day read.

Resolved, &c. That, for the present Relief of Ireland, there be Five Regiments of Foot, of One thousand Two hundred apiece, drawn together.

Resolved, &c. That Four Regiments of Horse, of Six hundred apiece, be drawn together.

Resolved, &c. That there be drawn together Five Companies of Dragoons, of a Hundred apiece; Four of them to be applied to the Four Regiments of Horse, and commanded together with those Four Regiments of Horse, by the Commanders of those Four Regiments; and the other Company of Dragoons to be joined to Colonel Jones' Regiment, and commanded by him.

Resolved, &c. That the Commissioners of the Army do confer and debate with the General, or such as he shall appoint, how these Forces, designed by these Votes for Ireland, may be fitted and put in Readiness, to be speedily transported into Ireland.

Resolved, &c. That the Field Officers and Captains, that shall command these Forces for Ireland in a Regimental Way, shall be presented to this House for their Approbation: And that it be referred to the Commissioners of the Army, to confer with the General, or such as he shall appoint, to this Purpose.

Resolved, &c. That the House do, To-morrow Morning, the first Business, and nothing to intervene, proceed in this Debate, concerning the Forces to be kept up for England, and in order to the future Service of Ireland: And that, till the Debate of this Business be dispatched, no other Business do intervene.

King's Answer to Propositions.

Ordered, That on Tuesday Morning next, the first Business, the House do take into Consideration the King's Answer to the Propositions: And that no other Business do intervene: And that Mr. Speaker do put the House in mind hereof.