Die Lunæ;, 4 Octobris, 1647.
Duke of Bucks' Sequestration.
TWO Orders of the Committee of Lords and Commons for Sequestrations, of 26 Martii 1647, made
in the Case of George Duke of Bucks, referred to the said
Committee, by an Order of the House of Commons, of
17 Novembris 1646; setting forth, That they had read
and considered of the several Certificates of the Committees of Derbishire, Herts, Gloucester, Rutland, Essex, and
Westminster, and Two Orders of the House of Commons,
of 16 Januarii 1643, and of 31 Martii 1645; and,
upon Consideration of the said Certificates and Orders,
their Opinion was, That the Sequestration of the Estate
of the said Duke of Bucks be taken off and discharged;
the which Orders, formerly sent from the Lords, were
this Day read: And likewise an Order of the Lords, in
which they desire the Concurrence of this House, for confirming the said Opinion and Orders of the Committee of
Lords and Commons for Sequestrations.
Upon Reading and Consideration of the said Orders;
It is Resolved, &c. That this House doth concur with
the Lords; and do Order, That the Sequestration of the
Estate, real and personal, of George Duke of Buck', be,
and is from this Day, fully and clearly discharged and taken
off; and all Committees, Sequestrators, and other Officers, and Persons, in the several Counties and Places where
any of the said Estate, real or personal, lies and is, are
hereby required and ordered to take Notice of this Order;
and to yield full and ready Obedience thereunto.
Payment to Pinckney.
Whereas the Sum of One hundred Pounds was, by former Order, appointed to be paid unto Mrs. Elizabeth
Pinckney; whereof the hath received as yet only Forty
Pounds: It is Ordered, That the Committee of the Revenue do forthwith pay unto the said Mrs. Elizabeth
Pinckney the Sum of Threescore Pounds, in full Discharge
of all Demands whatsoever.
An Ordinance for the regulating and settling the
Affairs of the Isle of Guernsey, and the adjacent Isles of
Alderney and Sark, was read the First and Second time;
and, upon the Question, committed unto the same Committee that prepared this Ordinance: And they are to
meet this Afternoon; and to bring it in To-morrow
Resolved, &c. That Colonel Birche, Mr. Harrington,
Colonel Ludlow, and Mr. Weaver, be nominated Commissioners in this Ordinance: And that they, or any Two
of them, be employed upon this Service.
A Letter from Dublyn of 17 Septembris 1647, from
Colonel Chidley Coote, Colonel James Castle, Colonel Anthony Hangerford, Colonel Thomas Long, and Colonel
James Napiers; with a Petition inclosed, directed to this
House; was this Day read: And
It is Ordered, That they be referred to the Consideration of the Committee to whom it was referred to consider, Where the Monies might be raised, appointed to be
paid to several Officers in the Army of Lemster, upon
Report of the late great Victory in Lemster: And that
they do report their Opinions, What they think fit to be
done upon the said Letter and Petition, at the same time
when they report the other Monies, appointed formerly
to be paid to the other Officers, as aforesaid.
Ordinance of Supply.
An Ordinance for securing Thirty-two thousand Pounds,
to be sent for the Service of England and Ireland, was this
Day read; and, upon the Question, passed; and ordered
to be sent to the Lords for their Concurrence.
Mr. Pury is appointed to carry it to the Lords.
Government of Ireland.
Ordered, That, on Friday Morning next, the House
do take into Consideration the Business concerning the
Government of Ireland.
Upon Mr. Scawen's Report from the Commissioners
appointed to reside with the Army;
It is Resolved, &c. That, for the present Relief of the
Garisons hereafter named, the several Sums following be
taken out of the monthly Assessments, in Part of their
Arrears; which are computed, by one Rule, according
to the present Numbers: And the Committee of the Army
is hereby required and ordered to take care, that the said
several Sums be so paid, accordingly; viz.
Resolved, &c. That the Sum of Ten Pounds per diem
be appointed, and left to the General to dispose of amongst
such Commanders of Garisons as shall be thought necessary, in lieu of the former Demand, for such Governors
as cannot be of the Army.
Ordered, That the Money payable to the old Garisons
out of the Revenue, be paid by the Committee of the
Revenue to the Treasurers at Wars: And that it be referred to the Committee of the Army, to prepare and
bring in an Ordinance to this Purpose.
A List of a Train of Artillery for the Kingdom of
England, amounting to the Pay of Eighteen Pounds Five
Shillings and Three-pence per diem, was this Day read;
and, upon the Question, assented unto.
A List of a Train of Artillery for Ireland, amounting
to the Pay of Eighteen Pounds Thirteen Shillings, was
this Day read; and, upon the Question, assented unto:
It is Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee of
the Army, to prepare and bring in an Establishment for
the respective Trains of Artillery for England and Ireland:
And that they provide Two Months Pay for the rest of
the Trains that are to be disbanded.
Ordered, That the Body for England, and the Body for
Ireland, be forthwith completed, according to the Votes
and Orders of both Houses: And that it be referred to
the Committee of the Army, to confer with the General,
How this may be done, and the rest disbanded.
Ordered, That, on Thursday Morning next, after the
Reports of Goldsmiths Hall, the House do take into Consideration the levying the Sum of Twenty thousand Pounds
per Mensem, for completing the Establishment for the
Forces and Garisons of England and Ireland, according
to the Report.
The Respites in the former Votes, concerning Pay for
the Forces for England and Ireland, were read: And
It is Resolved, &c. That the House doth agree to the
Addition of One Horse to the Captain; of Eight-pence
per diem to the Cornet; and One Horse to the Quartermaster.
Ordered, That the Carriagemaster, in the former Votes
respited, be now left out.
Resolved, &c. That the Establishment shall begin from
the Third of November next.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee of the
Army, to prepare and bring in an Establishment for the
Forces, and Train of Artillery, according to the Votes
passed in that behalf.
Ordered, That the Letter from the General and
General Council of the Army, from Putney, of Septembris
30, 1647, concerning the bringing in the Arrears due
from the City to the Army, be referred to the Consideration of the Committee of the Army.
Ordered, That the Letter from the General, from Putney, of 1 Octobris 1647, be referred to the Consideration
of the Committee of the Army, to confer with the General:
That the Six hundred Men proposed in this Letter
may be of the Eighteen thousand Foot appointed for
England; and comprehended and paid within the same
A Proposition under the Hand and Seal of Lieutenant
Colonel John Lilbourne, a Prisoner in the Tower, dated 2
Octobris 1647, was this Day read.
Earl of Mulgrave, &c.
Ordered, That the Report concerning the Earl of Mulgrave's Petition, and the Business of Alum, be made on
Message from Lords.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir Edward Leech and
The Lords have commanded us to return the Ordinance
for disabling Delinquents to bear Office: It moved first
from this House; and the Lords have agreed to it, with
the Alterations herewith returned: In which they desire
the Concurrence of this House:- A Petition of Dr.
Moreton, late Bishop of Duresme; which the Lords think
reasonable; being put in pursuance of a former Ordinance.
They desire the Concurrence of this House to this Order,
now sent, upon the Petition of Thomas Prince, Citizen of
London. They have likewise commanded us to put this
House in mind of a Petition of one Pringle; which they
formerly sent to this House.
Delinquents not to hold Offices.
The Lords Alterations to the Ordinance for disabling
Delinquents to bear Office were read; and, upon the
Question, assented unto; and the Ordinance ordered to
be forthwith printed.
Grant to Dr. Moreton.
The humble Petition of Dr. Thomas Moreton, late Bishop of Duresme, was read: And whereas the yearly Sum
of Eight hundred Pounds was ordered to be paid unto the
Petitioner, by Ordinance of both Houses of Parliament,
bearing date the Eighteenth Day of May 1646, out of
the Revenues of the Bishoprick of Duresme, by them who
should receive the same: It is Resolved, That this House
doth concur with the Lords. And
It is Ordered and Ordained, by the Lords and Commons, That the said yearly Sum of Eight hundred Pounds
be accordingly continued, and paid unto the said Thomas
Moreton Doctor in Divinity, and late Bishop of Duresme,
or his Assignee. And whereas the Trustees appointed by
the Parliament for the Sale of Bishops Lands, are by the
said Ordinances appointed to collect and receive all the
Revenues belonging to, and arising from, the said late Bishoprick: The said Trustees are hereby authorized and
enjoined fully to comply with the said former Ordinance
of the Eightcenth of May 1646; and, in pursuance thereof
to pay unto the said Dr. Thomas Moreton, late Bishop of
Duresme, or his Assignee, out of the Revenue of the said
late Bishoprick, the Arrears of the said Eight hundred
Pounds per Annum, granted by the said Ordinance, incurred and due since the Passing thereof; as likewise duly,
from time to time, the said yearly Sum of Eight hundred
Pounds, according to the clear and full Intendment of the
said former Ordinance: And the Acquittance of the said
Dr. Moreton, or his Assignee, shall be a sufficient Warrant
and Discharge to the Trustees and Treasurers for the late
Bishops Lands, for the Issuing, Payment, and Receipt of
the said Sum of Eight hundred Pounds per Annum, together
with the Arrears thereof, according to the Tenor and Intendment of the said former Ordinance of the Eighteenth
of May 1646; and of this present Ordinance.