House of Commons Journal Volume 5
27 March 1648

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 5: 27 March 1648', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 5: 1646-1648 (1802), pp. 515-516. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=25334 Date accessed: 22 September 2014.


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Die Lunæ, 27 Martii, 1648.

Prayers.

Delinquents.

SIR Anthony Irby reports Fines and Compositions from the Committee at Goldsmiths Hall: Whereupon it is resolved, as followeth; viz.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of Two thousand Six hundred Forty-eight Pounds, for the Fine, for the Delinquencies of Sir Sutton Coney and Wm. Coney, Son and Heir-apparent of the said Sir Sutton Coney: Their Offence, That they adhered unto and assisted the Forces raised against the Parliament: Rendered in January 1644: Their Estate, in Fee, per Annum, One thousand Four hundred and Ten Pounds Sixteen Shillings; personal Estate, Two hundred Pounds: Out of which Estate issues, for One Life, per Annum, One hundred and Eighty-three Pounds Six Shillings and Eight-pence; for ever, per Annum, Four Pounds Three Shillings and Threepence: The Fine, at a Tenth, remains Two thousand Six hundred Forty-eight Pounds.

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto Sir Sutton Coney, of Northstoak in the County of Lincoln, Knight, and Wm. Coney his Son and Heir, for their Delinquency, 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 Nine hundred and Thirty Pounds, for a Fine, for the Delinquency of Richard Turpin, of Knaptoft in the County of Leicester, Esquire: His Offence, That he adhered unto and assisted the Forces raised against the Parliament: Rendered in February 1645: His Estate, in Fee, per Annum, Six hundred and Forty-seven . . . . . . in Reversion, after One Life, per Annum, Fifty-three Pounds: There is charged upon the said Land Seven thousand Five hundred Pounds: Which leaves the Fine, at a Sixth, Nine hundred and Thirty Pounds.

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto Richard Turpin, of Knaptoft, 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 Six hundred Eighty-seven Pounds, for a Fine, for the Delinquency of Sir John Burrell, of Dowsby in the County of Lincoln, Knight: His Offence, That he left his Habitation, and resided in Newark, whiles it was a Garison held against the Parliament: He rendered upon those Articles: His Estate, in Fee Tail per Annum, Three hundred and Forty Pounds; more, in Fee, in Possession, per Annum, Fifty-nine Pounds: For which his Fine, at a Sixth, is Six hundred Eighty-seven Pounds.

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto Sir John Burrell, of Dowsby in the County of Lincoln, 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 sent unto the Lords for their Concurrence.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of Six hundred and Forty Pounds, for a Fine, for the Delinquency of John Tint, of Chelvey in the County of Somersett, Esquire: His Offence, That he was in Arms against the Parliament: He rendered before December 1645: His Estate, in Fee, in old Rents, per Annum, Eighty-three Pounds Seventeen Shillings; in Reversion, after his Mother, per Annum, Seventy Pounds; in Reversion, in old Rents, per Annum, Ten Pounds; in Reversion, after Two Brothers, per Annum, Sixty Pounds: There is a Statute extended upon his Lands, compounded for One thousand Four hundred Pounds; and Eight hundred Pounds charged thereupon by his Father; both unsatisfied: He hath, in personal Estate, One thousand Pounds, which is left him by his Uncle Sir Robert Tint, who died in Ireland; the said Thousand Pounds being lent by his said Uncles to the King and Parliament, upon Ticket, for the Maintenance of the English Army there, and is still owing: For which his Fine, at a Tenth, is Six hundred and Forty Pounds.

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto John Tint of Chelvey, in the County of Somersett, 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.

Letter, &c. read.

A Letter from the Commissioners of Parliament, from Edinburgh, of Martii 27, 1647, with a Paper inclosed, was this Day read.

Defeat at Pembroke Castle.

Three Letters from Mr. Samuell Lort, and from Mr. Philip Jones, to Colonel Horton; and Letters from Walter Bethell to the General; all expressing the sad News of a Defeat given by Colonel Poyer and his Forces, in the Castle of Pembroke, to the Parliament Forces before that Castle; were all this Day read.

Settling the Kingdom.

Resolved, &c. That, on Thursday Morning next, the first Business, and nothing to intervene, the House do take into Consideration the Settling of the Kingdom.

Call of the House.

Resolved, &c. That, on Monday the Twenty-fourth of April next, the House be Called: And that the like Order for Summons, and Notice given to the Members, be now taken, as was taken upon the last Call of the House.

Message to Lords.

Mr. Selden carried to the Lords, for their Concurrence, a Contract for the Provisions for the Soldiery in Ireland: An Ordinance for London Ministers: Order for buying a Library for the University of Cambridge: An Ordinance for settling Ministers in the City of Leichfield: An additional Ordinance of Indemnity for the County of Kent: An Ordinance for vacating the Presentation of William Parker to the Vicarage of Wrotham in Kent: An Ordinance for dividing of the Parish of Wrotham in Kent into Two Parishes: An Order, That Six hundred Forty Pounds be allowed unto Charles Lord Lambert, upon his Accompt, and for Discharge of his Delinquency: An Order for Payment of Four thousand Pounds to the Lady Moore: An Order for Payment of Six hundred and Seventeen Pounds Fifteen Shillings and Six-pence to Edward Husbands Stationer: Ordinance for uniting certain Churches in Gloucester.

Grant to the Lord General.

An Ordinance for Payment of Ten thousand Pounds to the Lord General was this Day read the First time.

Ordered, That Mr. Darley do attend the Committee of the Army, to agree upon the said Ordinance.

Grant to Lady Harecourt.

An Ordinance for Payment of Two thousand Pounds to the Lady Harecourt was this Day read; and, upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be sent to the Lords for their Concurrence.

Sir Anthony Irby is appointed to carry the same to the Lords.

Receiver General of York.

An Ordinance for granting the Office of Receiver General of the County of York to Walter Fowke was this Day read; and, upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be sent to the Lords for their Concurrence.

Sir Anthony Irby is appointed to carry to the Lords this Ordinance.

Sheriff of Bucks.

Ordered, That Richard Barrenger Esquire, nominated and appointed to be High Sheriff of the County of Bucks, by both Houses of Parliament, do, and be hereby authorized and required to execute the Office of Sheriff of the said County, notwithstanding he hath not taken any Oath as Sheriff.

The Lords Concurrence to be desired herein.

Oaths.

Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee of Lords and Commons, appointed to Judge of Scandal, to receive all Complaints concerning Oaths: And to consider, What Oaths are fit to be taken, and what to be discharged; and what Alterations are fit to be made in such Oaths as shall be thought sit to be continued and taken.