Die Martis, 1 Februarii, 1647.
Repair of Churches.
MR. Bacon reports the Ordinance, formerly committed, for Repair of Churches so amended, and
prepared, as makes it agreeable to the Act of Parliament
that was presented to the King at Oxon: The which Ordinance so amended, was read the First and Second time;
and, upon the Question, so amended, passed; and is Ordered to be sent unto the Lords for their Concurrence.
Mr. Bacon is appointed to carry it to the Lords.
Quartering Horse Guards.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee at Whitehall, or any Two of them, to speak with the Duke of
Richmond, touching the Borrowing of his Stables which
adjoin near to the Mewse for Quartering of Part of the
Horse Guards: And that they have Power to take Course
to accommodate the Duke of Richmond, elsewhere, or to
give him Satisfaction for the same.
An Ordinance for allowing Seventy thousand Pounds,
Part of the Hundred and Fifty thousand Pounds, charged
by Ordinance of 28 Maii 1647 for the Use of the Army,
and for applying the said Seventy thousand Pounds for
the Use of the Navy, was this Day read; and, upon the
Question, passed; and ordered to be sent unto the Lords for
Sir Robert Pye is appointed to carry it to the Lords for
He also carried to the Lords divers Ordinances for Delinquents Compositions; viz. for Sir Thomas Bridges, Sir
Peregrine Bertic, Sir Thomas Badd, Edward Andrewes,
John Talbott, Sir Francis Dowse, Hustwait Wright,
Thomas Crompton, George Hussey, Sir John Talbott, John
Martin, Robert Tooker, John Symes, John Fettiplace, Bryan
Cooke, George Penruddooke, Marmadue Darrell, and his
Son, Henry Bull, Major Norton, James Hardy, Lawrence
Booth, John Question, Samuell Isaack, Edward Turney,
Robert Marshall, Langdale Sunderland, Worthington
Price, and John Price his Son, John Cupper, and Abraham his Son, John Weare, and John his Son, David
Skipwith, Samuell Sandys, and Robert Sutton.
Ordered, upon the Question, That Mr. Toomes, Surveyor General of the Customs, do, on this Day Sevennight,
certify to this House the State of the whole Accompts of
the Receipts and Disbursements of the present Commissioners of the Customs, to the Twenty-fifth of December
last; that the true State thereof may appear, and what is
owing to them by the Parliament.
The Serjeant or his Deputy is to deliver unto Mr.
Toomes this Order this Afternoon.
Customs and Excise.
Ordered, That, on Thursday Morning next, peremptorily, the first Business, and nothing to intervene, the House
do take into Consideration the State of the Customs and
Excise, and how to improve them for the best Advantage
of the State.
Persons to be tried.
Resolved, &c. That Mr. Serjeant Wilde, Mr. Miles
Corbett, Mr. Reynolds, Mr. Hill, and Mr. Sayes, do repair unto the Judges; and signify unto them, That the
Order of this House is, That the Judges do bring the
tumultuous Persons to Tryal in the King's Bench, this
Term according to former Orders.
Judges to go Circuits.
Mr. Knightley brings Answer, That the Lords will send
Answer to the Votes concerning the Judges that are to go
the next Circuits, by Messengers of their own.
Assessments for Ireland.
Mr. Say reports the Amendments to the Ordinance for
the Assessments of Twenty thousand Pounds per mensem,
for Ireland: The which were Twice read.
The Proviso concerning the Universities, was put to
the Question; and, upon the Question, passed.
Persons to be tried.
Ordered, That Mr. Serjeant Jermyn, Mr. Bradshaw,
and Mr. Steele, be appointed as Counsel to prosecute the
Tryal against the tumultuous Persons appointed to be
tried in the King's Bench: And that Mr. Beck be appointed Solicitor in these Causes.
Answer from Lords.
Sir Robert Pye brings Answer, That to the Ordinance
for Seventy thousand Pounds for the Navy, and the Ordinance for the Scotts Officers, they do agree: To the rest,
they will send Answer by Messengers of their own.
Resolved, &c. That the Committee in this Ordinance
concerning Ireland, shall be the Committee for the Affairs
of Ireland, at Derby House.
Resolved, &c. That Walter Frost junior be nominated
and appointed, in this Ordinance, to keep the Check
upon the Accompts.
Resolved, &c. That this House doth assent to the
Amendments in this Ordinance.
The Ordinance, so amended, upon the Question
passed; and is ordered to be sent unto the Lords for their