Die Lunæ, 17 Januarii, 1647.
Payment to Pendleton, &c.
AN Ordinance for Payment of a Debt of Eight
hundred Pounds to a certain Shoemaker of Northampton, out of the Estate of Wm. Baud, a Recusant, was
this Day read; and, upon the Question, rejected.
Ordered, That the Committee at Goldsmiths Hall be
hereby authorized and required to contract with such Person or Persons as they shall think fit; and make Sale of
the Estate of William Baud, of Wolgrave in the County of
Northampton, Esquire, a Popish Recusant, that hath
adhered to the Enemy against the Parliament: And that,
out of the Proceed of the said Sale, the Debt due from the
Parliament to Thomas Pendleton, and other Shoemakers of
Northampton, be paid and satisfied, according to former
Orders and Engagements of this House; and the Remainder to go to the Advantage of the State.
Ordered, That the Guards at Whitehall do forthwith
send the Person by them apprehended to a Justice of Peace,
to be examined: And if, upon Examination, the said Justice of Peace find that the Person, so apprehended have
continued in Town, contrary to the Ordinance of Parliament, that he send the said Person to Newgate, together
with the Examinations; to be brought to Tryal, and proceeded, with, upon the said Ordinance, this Sessions.
Ordered, That the Lieutenant of the Tower do forthwith send the Persons by him apprehended to a Justice of
Peace, to be examined: And if, upon Examination, the
said Justice of Peace shall find that the said Persons have
remained in Town contrary to the Ordinance of Parliament, that the said Justices of Peace do send the said Persons, together with their Examinations, to Newgate; to
be brought to Tryal, and proceeded with, upon the said
Ordinance, this Sessions.
Removing Papists, &c.
Ordered, That the several Committees of the Militia
of London, of Westminster, of the Hamlets, and of Southwark, be hereby required forthwith to put in due Execution the Ordinance for putting out of Town, Papists and
Malignants: And that the said several Committees do, in
their respective Jurisdictions, make several Provost Marshals; and authorize them, and require them, to make
Search for, and apprehend such Papists and Malignants as
have remained in Town, contrary to the Ordinance of
Parliament: And that the said several Committees do
give an Account to this House of their Proceedings
herein, on Wednesday Morning.
Ordered, That the Delivery of such Ordinance, Stores,
and Ammunition, as have been issued by the Officers of
the Ordinance, out of the publick Magazine, since the
Tenth of August last, by the Appointment of the now
Lieutenant of the Tower, for the necessary Defence thereof,
be allowed and approved: And that the said Officers, for
the time to come, in Delivery of such Ordinance, Stores,
and Ammunition, shall govern themselves, and pursue the
Order of this House of 20 Novembris 1647; and receive
the Warrants of the Committee of the Army for such
Matters as they shall deliver out.
Ordered, That the Licence or Warrant given to Mrs.
Porter to remain in Town be recalled.
Ordered, That the Reports concerning the Earl of
Northumberland, and concerning Colonel Whalley, be
made on Friday next.
Ordered, That the Ordinance for the Contractors
Salary, be read the Second time on Friday next.
Message to Lords.
Mr. John Ashe carried to the Lords, for their Concurrence, the Addition of Commissioners for the City of
Bathe, in the Ordinance for Sixty thousand Pounds per
mensem: The Order for printing the Preamble and
Resolutions passed touching the King, and for punishing
such as shall act contrary to the said Declaration and
Resolutions, or encourage others thereunto.
Bedding, &c. for Soldiers.
Ordered, That the Committee of the Revenue do meet
this Afternoon; and take care, that Monies may be provided for making Provision of Bedding, and other Necessaries, for the Soldiers to be quartered at Whitehall and
Horses, &c. for Ireland.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee of the
Army, to take care, that, according to a former Order of
providing One hundred of Carriage Horses for Munster,
so many of the Train Horses, that are upon disbanding or
disbanded, may be sent into the Province of Munster.
And it is further referred to the Committee of the
Army, to give Order, That, if there be any Harness or
Waggons to spare, that they may be likewise forthwith
sent over into Munster.
Ordered, That the Letter, and Petition inclosed, from
Sir Charles Coote, from Sligo, of 9 Decembris 1647, be
referred to the Consideration of the Committee for the
Affairs of Ireland, at Derby House.
Answer from Lords.
Mr. Ash brings Answer, That the Lords do agree to
the Order for Addition of Commissioners to the City of
Bathe; and to the Order for printing the Preamble and
Resolutions touching the King.
The humble Petition of the Officers and Soldiers of
Dover Castle, Archcliff Fort, and Motes Bulwark, was
this Day read.
Ordered, That Six Months Pay of the Arrears to the
Officers and Soldiers of Dover Castle, Archcliff Fort, and
Motes Bulwark, be paid and satisfied unto the said Officers
and Soldiers out of the Sequestrations of the County of
Kent: And the Committee of Sequestrations, and others
whom it may concern, are hereby authorized and required
to pay the same: And that the Monies that the said Six
Months Arrears for the said Officers and Soldiers shall
arise unto be paid to Major John Bois, Lieutenant of
Dover Castle: And that the Acquittance of the said
Major John Bois shall be a sufficient Discharge to the said
Committee, or other Persons, for Payment of the same
Ordered, That the Sum of One hundred and Fifty
Pounds; that is to say, The Sum of Fifty Pounds to
Joanna Peytoe, Relict of Captain Peytoe; the Sum of Fifty
Pounds to Sarah Hayward, Relict of Captain Hayward;
and the Sum of Fifty Pounds to Mary Heathcott, Relict
of Captain Heathcott; be forthwith paid to each of them,
out of the Revenue of the sequestered Estate of Sir John
Hewitt, a Delinquent: And the Committee of Sequestrations in the County of Huntingdon, where the said Estate
lies, are hereby required to pay the said several Sums of
Fifty Pounds to each of them, respectively, out of said
sequestered Estate: And the Care of this Business is more
particularly referred to Mr. Burrell, a Member of this
The Lords Concurrence to be desired herein.
The House proceeded in the Consideration of the Report made from the Grand Committee, formerly, by
Colonel White, touching the more speedy and orderly
bringing in the Sequestrations.
Whereupon this is Resolved, That the Commissioners
do make Certificate of all the Lands and Estates so sequestered, and of the true Values thereof, as they were in
Anno 1641, and how they are now lett, unto the Commissioner sitting for Compositions at Goldsmiths Hall; and
return the Rents and Profits received thereof unto Mr.
Richard Waring and Mr. Michaell Hering, Treasurers for
Compositions at Goldsmiths Hall, except so much thereof
as is already, by Order or Ordinance of Both or Either
of the Houses of Parliament, appointed to be paid to
Counties, Persons, or Places; and therefore to return
Certificates to the said Treasurers.
A Letter from the Scotts Commissioners from Worcester
House, of 17 Januarii 1647, was this Day read.
Ordered, That, To-morrow Morning, the first Business,
the House do take into Consideration, What is fit to be
done upon the Letter now received, and the other Letters
lately received from the Scotts Commissioners.
Ordered, That, on Wednesday Morning, the first Business, before Mr. Speaker take the Chair, the Grand Committee do sit upon the Ordinance for levying the monthly
Sum of Twenty thousand Pounds for the Service of
Apprehending Papists, &c.
Ordered, That the Colonels, Commanders, and Officers,
of the Guards at Whitehall and the Mewse, be hereby
authorized and required, by such of their Forces as they
shall think fit to employ, to seize upon and apprehend all
such Papists and Malignants as they shall be informed of
to continue and be in Town, contrary to the late Ordinance of Parliament: And that they do forthwith send
the Persons so apprehended, to a Justice of Peace, to be
examined: And if, upon Examination, the said Justice
of Peace shall find that the said Person or Persons have
continued in Town contrary to the said Ordinance, that
then he do commit the said Person or Persons to Prison,
to be proceeded with according to the said Ordinance.