House of Commons Journal Volume 5
27 December 1647

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 5: 27 December 1647', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 5: 1646-1648 (1802), pp. 406-407. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=25261 Date accessed: 30 October 2014.


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Die Lunæ, 27 Decembris, 1647.

PRAYERS.

Delinquents.

RESOLVED, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of Three hundred and Ten Pounds, for a Fine, for the Delinquency of John Row, of Normanton Turvile in the County of Leicester, Esquire: His Offence, That he left his Habitation, and resided in the Enemies Quarters: He rendered in November 1645: His Estate, in Fee Tail, per Annum, One hundred and Fifty-five Pounds; in Reversion, per Annum, One hundred Pounds; charged with One thousand Five hundred Pounds Debts: Which, being allowed, leaves the Fine, at a Tenth, Three hundred and Ten . . . . . .

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto John Row, of Normanton Turvile in the County of Leicester, 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 unto the Lords for their Concurrence.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of One hundred and Twenty Pounds, for a Fine, for the Delinquency of Richard Byron, of Stelley in the County of Nottingham, Esquire: His Offence, That he was in Arms against the Parliament: He rendered in September 1645: His Estate, for Life, per Annum, Sixty Pounds; for Six Years, Two hundred Pounds per Annum: For which his Fine, at a Tenth, is One hundred and Twenty Pounds.

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto Richard Byron, of Strelley in the County of Nottingham, Esquire: His Offence, That he was in Arms against the Parliament: He rendered in September 1645: His Estate, for Life, per Annum, Sixty Pounds; for Six Years, Two hundred Pounds per Annum: For which his Fine, at a Tenth, is One hundred and Twenty Pounds.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of Two hundred Pounds, for a Fine, for the Delinquency of William Ashe, of South Petherton in the County of Somersett, Gentleman: His Offence, That he was in Arms against the Parliament: He rendered upon the Articles of Exeter: His Estate, in Fee, per Annum, Twenty Pounds; in Reversion, per Annum, One hundred Pounds; for Three Lives, per Annum, Four Pounds; in old Rents, per Annum, One hundred Pounds; for Three Lives, per Annum, Four Pounds; in old Rents, per Annum, Twelve . . . . . . One Shilling and Eleven-pence: For which his Fine, at a Tenth, is Two hundred Pounds.

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto Wm. Ashe, of South Petherton in the County of Somersett, 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 unto 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 Thomas Stuckley, of Aston in the County of Devon, Esquire: His Offence, That he was in Arms against the Parliament: He rendered upon the Articles of Exeter: His Estate, in Fee, in Possession, per Annum, One hundred and Eighty Pounds; in old Rents, in Fee, per Annum, Fifteen Pounds Eighteen Shillings; personal Estate, Seventy Pounds: Out of which issues, for One Life, per Annum, One hundred and Seventy Pounds: Which, being allowed, leaves his Fine, at a Tenth, Three hundred Pounds.

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto Thomas Stuckley, of Aston 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 unto the Lords for their Concurrence.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of Four hundred Pounds, for a Fine for the Delinquency of Richard Rodd, of Rodd in the County of Hereford, Gentleman: His Offence, That he was in Arms against the Parliament: He rendered upon the Articles of Exeter: and his Estate, in Fee, in Possession, per Annum, One hundred Pounds; after Three Lives, per Annum, Forty Pounds; personal Estate, Four hundred and Sixty-three Pounds: For which his Fine, at a Tenth, is Four hundred Pounds.

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto Richard Rodd, of Rodd in the County of Hereford, 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 unto the Lords for their Concurrence.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of One hundred Twenty-and-six Pounds, for a Fine, for the Delinquency of Thomas Knott, of the City of Exeter, Merchant: His Offence is, That he voluntarily contributed to the Forces raised against the Parliament: He rendered upon the Articles of Exeter: His Estate, in Fee, per Annum, Thirty-eight Pounds Two Shillings; after Three Lives, per Annum, Fifty-five Pounds; for Three Lives, per Annum, Ten Pounds: For which his Fine, at a Tenth, is One hundred and Twenty-six Pounds.

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto Thomas Knott, of the City of Exeter, Merchant, 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 unto the Lords for their Concurrence.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of One hundred Twenty-eight Pounds Sixteen Shillings, for a Fine, for the Delinquency of John Butler, of Bilson in the County of Leicester, Gentleman: His Offence, That he left his Habitation, and resided in the Enemies Quarters: He rendered before December 1645: His Estate, in Fee, per Annum, Sixty-four Pounds Eight Shillings: For which his Fine, at a Tenth, is One hundred and Twenty-eight Pounds Sixteen Shillings.

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto John Butler, of Bilson in the County of Leicester, 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 unto the Lords for their Concurrence.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of Two hundred Thirty-six Pounds, for a Fine, for the Delinquency of Wm. Elwald, of Middleton in the County of York, Gentleman: His Offence, That he assisted the Forces raised against the Parliament, by raising Monies for their Maintenance: He rendered before the First of May 1646: His Estate, in Fee, per Annum, Fifty-seven Pounds; for Life, per Annum, Twenty Pounds; in personal Estate, Two hundred Pounds: For which his Fine, at a Sixth, is Two hundred and Thirty-six . . . . . .

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto Wm. Elwald, of Middleton in the County of York, 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 unto the Lords for their Concurrence.

Grant to Young.

The humble Petition of Patrick Young Esquire was this Day read.

Resolved, &c. That the Sum of Two thousand Pounds be provided and paid unto Patrick Young, in lieu and Discharge of the yearly Pension of Four hundred Pounds, formerly granted unto the said Patrick Young, during his Life, for his Encouragement, in printing the most ancient Greek Copy of the Septuagint Bible, in the King's Library, whereof he is Keeper; and some other Greek Manuscripts: And that One thousand Pounds thereof be charged upon the Receipts at Goldsmiths Hall; and paid, in Course, unto the said Patrick Young, his Executors or Assigns; with Interest for the same, from this Day, payable every Six Months, until the same be paid: And that the other Thousand Pounds, the Remainder thereof, be charged upon the Moiety of the Receipts of the Excise, in Course, not engaged; with Interest for the same, from this Day, payable every Six Months.

A Person committed.

Resolved, &c. That Sir Richard Ducie be and do stand committed to the Custody of the Serjeant at Arms attending on this House, for violently resisting and affronting the Authority of Parliament by Force of Arms.

Letter read.

A Letter from Newport in the Isle of Wight, of December the Twenty-fourth, 1647, from the Commissioners employed to the King, was this Day read.

Conference desired.

Sir Robert Pye is appointed to go to the Lords; to desire a Conference by Committees of both Houses, so soon as it may stand with their Lordships Conveniency, concerning the Matter of the Message, sent from the Lords, touching Colonel Rainesborough the Vice Admiral.

Aldworth's Claims.

A Certificate of the Committee of Accompts, certifying the State of the Accompts of Richard Aldworth, of the City of Bristoll, Alderman; by the which Certificate it appears, That there is due, upon the said Accompts, the Sum of Three thousand Nine hundred Sixty-one Pounds Fifteen Shillings Five-pence, besides Interest for the same, to the Value of One thousand Three hundred and Thirteen Pounds One Shilling and Six-pence; the which Two Sums, together, amount to the Sum of Five thousand Two hundred Seventy-four Pounds Sixteen Shillings and Eleven-pence; was this Day read: And

Ordered, That the Sum of Five thousand Two hundred Seventy-four Pounds Sixteen Shillings and Eleven-pence be allowed unto the said Richard Aldworth, upon his Accompt: And that the said Sum of Five thousand Two hundred Seventy-four Pounds Sixteen Shillings and Eleven-pence be charged upon the Moiety of the Receipts of Excise, in Course, not engaged; with Interest for the same, after the Rate of Eight Pounds per Cent, for the Forbearance thereof, payable every Six Months.

An Ordinance for charging and paying unto Richard Aldworth, of the City of Bristoll, Alderman, the Sum . . Five thousand Two hundred Seventy-four Pounds Sixteen Shillings and Eleven-pence, out of the Moiety of the Receipts of the Excise, not engaged, in Course, was this Day read; and, upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be sent unto the Lords for their Concurrence.

Sir Robert Pye is appointed to carry it to the Lords for their Concurrence, To-morrow Morning.

Plundered Ministers.

Ordered, That Mr. Sallwey junior, Mr. Doddericke, Mr. James Nelthorpe, Coloner Harvey, Sir John Young, Sir John Bamfield, Mr. Boone, Sir Wm. Allenson, Mr. John Carey, Mr. Love, Mr. Rigby, Mr. Ratcliffe, Sir John Treavour, Mr. Holcroft, Colonel Ven, and Mr. Leman, be added to the Committee of plundered Ministers.

Harveye's Petition.

Ordered, That Colonel Harveye's Petition be read To-morrow Morning.

Wilson's Petition.

Ordered, That Mr. Roland Wilson's Petition be read on Thursday Morning next.

Navy.

Mr. Greene reports the State and Condition of the Affairs of the Navy at this present: The which was read.

Resolved, &c. That it be referred to the Committee of the Navy, to consider, How the monthly Sum of Six thousand Pounds may be raised, to begin from September last, for carrying on the Affairs of the Navy; and to report their Opinions, Where the said Sum of Six thousand Pounds per mensem may be so charged and settled, that the Payments from thence may be certain and constant.

Ordered, That the Committee formerly appointed to consider of the abating the Expence and Charge of unnecessary Officers, that are employed in bringing in the Receipts of the Customs, be added to the Committee of the Navy, as to this Business: And the said Committee of the Navy, and this Committee so joined, are to meet and act upon the Powers and Matters referred unto the said former Committee.

Transporting Wool, &c.

An Ordinance to prohibit the Transportation of Wool, Wool Fells, and Fullers Earth, was this Day read the Second time; and, upon the Question, committed unto the Committee of the Navy: And they are to bring it in To-morrow Morning.

Newcastle Petition.

Ordered, That, To-morrow Morning, the first Business after the Reports at Goldsmiths Hall, the Petition from the Town of Newcastle be read: And that Mr. Speaker do put the House in mind hereof.

Petitions concerning Trigg.

Ordered, That, To-morrow, the Petition of many Citizens, and Thousands of Inhabitants in and about the City of London, concerning Mr. William Trigg, be read.

Doyly's Petition.

Ordered, That, To-morrow, the Petition of Colonel Charles Doyly be read.