House of Commons Journal Volume 5
15 June 1648

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 5: 15 June 1648', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 5: 1646-1648 (1802), pp. 600-602. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=25397 Date accessed: 22 September 2014.


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Die Jovis, 15 Junii, 1648.

Prayers.

Delinquents.

Mr. John Ashe reports divers 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 Nine hundred Four Pounds Six Shillings Eight-pence, for a Fine, for the Delinquency of Sir Robert Fenn, of Kensington in the County of Middlesex, Knight, and Robert Fenn Esquire, his Son and Heir-apparent: Their Offences, That they adhered to the Forces raised against the Parliament: They rendered before December 1645: Their Estate, in Fee, in Possession, per Annum, Three hundred Eighteen Pounds Sixteen Shillings and Eight-pence; for Six Years, per Annum, One hundred Forty-six Pounds Thirteen Shillings and Four-pence; for Seventeen Years, per Annum, One hundred and Twenty Pounds: For which the Fine, at a Tenth, is Nine hundred Four Pounds Six Shillings Eight-pence.

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto Sir Robert Fenne, of Kensington in Com Middlesex, Knight, and Robert Fenne, his Son, for their Delinquencies, and for taking off the Sequestrations of their Estates; was this Day read; and, upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be sent to the Lords for their Concurrence.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of Five hundred and Forty Pounds, for a Fine, for the Delinquency of John Pigott, of Abbington juxta Shingay in the County of Cambridge, Gentleman: His Offence, That he lest his Habitation, and resided in the Enemies Quarters: He rendered in November 1645: His Estate, in Fee, per Annum, Two hundred and Four Pounds; in Reversion, per Annum, One hundred and Thirty Pounds: Out of which issues, Four Quit Rents, per Annum, One Pound and Eight-pence: Which leaves his Fine, at a Tenth, Five hundred and Forty Pounds.

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto John Pigott, of Abbington juxta Shingay in the County of Cambridge, 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 to the Lords for their Concurrence.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of Four hundred Fifty-and-seven Pounds, for a Fine, for the Delinquency of Gerard Eyton, of the Parish of Bangor in the County of Denbigh, Esquire, and Kenrick Eyton, his Son: Their Delinquencies, That they were in Arms against the Parliament: They rendered upon the Articles of Denbigh: Their Estate, in Fee, in Possession, per Annum, Two hundred Fifty-two Pounds One Shilling and Tenpence; for Two Lives, per Annum, Eight Pounds; in Goods and Debts, Two hundred and Sixteen Pounds: out of which issue, for ever, per Annum, Twenty Pounds Six Shillings and Eight-pence; for One Life, per Annum, Forty Pounds: Which, being allowed, leaves the Fine, at a Tenth, Four hundred Fifty-and-seven Pounds.

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon to Gerard Eyton, of the Parish of Bangor in Com' Denbigh, Esquire, and Kenrick Eyton his Son, for their Delinquency, and for taking off the Sequestrations of their Estate; was this Day read; and, upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be sent to the Lords for their Concurrence.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of Two hundred and Forty Pounds, for a Fine for the Delinquency of Arthur Weaver, of Bettus in the County of Mountgomery, Gentleman: His Offence, That he deserted his Dwelling, and lived in the Enemies Quarters: He rendered in October 1645: His Estate, in Fee, in Possession, per Annum, One hundred and Two Pounds Eighteen Shillings and Four-pence: personal Estate, Three hundred and Fifty-five Pounds: For which his Fine, at a Tenth, is Two hundred and Forty Pounds.

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto Arthur Weaver, of Bettus in the County of Mountgomery 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 to the Lords for their Concurrence.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of Three thousand One hundred Pounds, for a Fine, for the Delinquency of Sir James Thyn, of Long Leate in the County of Wiltes, Knight: His Offence, That, being a Member of the House of Commons, be deserted the Parliament, and went to Oxford: He rendered upon the Articles of Exter: His Estate, in Fee, in Possession, per Annum, One thousand Three hundred and Ten Pounds Sixteen Shillings and Eight-pence; and, in old Rents, per Annum, Three hundred Eighty-eight Pounds Fifteen Shillings and Eight-pence; in Reversion, old Rents, per Annum, Twenty Pounds: A Third Part of all which Lands are settled for his Mother's Dower: He hath more, in Fee, per Annum, Fifty-five Pounds: His Mother hath seised the said Lands for Six thousand Five hundred and Ninetyone Pounds: His Fine at a Tenth, is Three thousand Six hundred and Ninety-six Pounds: But, if he settle Fifty Pounds per Annum, for Increase of Maintenance to the Minister of Froome, and his Successors for ever; and do likewise settle the Impropriation of Lullington, for Increase of Maintenance to a Minister there for ever; that is.. say, the present Rent the said Incorporation doth now yield, and the Reversion of the same, and the Profits thereof, according to his Interest therein; then the Fine is to be reduced to Three thousand One hundred Pounds.

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto Sir James Thyn, of Long Leate in the County of Wiltes, 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 Three hundred Twenty-two Pounds, for a Fine, for the Delinquency of Sir Robert Foster Knight: His Offence, That he lest his Habitation, and went to Oxford: He rendered upon those Articles: His Estate, in Fee, in Possession, per Annum, Ten Pounds; for his Wife's Life, per Annum, One hundred and Sixty Pounds; for his own Life, per Annum, Sixty Pounds; in personal Estate, Eight hundred and Twenty Pounds: For which his Fine, at a Tenth, is Three hundred Twenty-two Pounds.

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto Sir Robert Foster 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 to the Lords for their Concurrence.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of One hundred Ninety-four Pounds, for a Fine, for the Delinquency of John Johnson, of the Bayle of Lincoln, Gentleman: His Offence, That he left his Habitation, and lived in the Enemies Quarters: He rendered, in October 1646: His Estate, in Fee, in Possession, per Annum, Thirtysix Pounds, for One Life, per Annum, Fifty Pounds; in Debts, Six hundred and Ten Pounds: For which his Fine, at a Sixth, is One hundred Ninety-four Pounds.

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon to John Johnson, of the Baile of Lincoln, Gentleman, for his Delinquency, and for taking off the Sequestration of his Estate, was this Day read; and, upon the Question, passed; and ordered sent to the Lords for their Concurrence.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth accept of the Sum of Two hundred Pounds, for the Fine, for the Delinquency of Robert Turwhitt, of Briggs in the County of Lincoln Esquire: His Offence, That he left his Habitation, and resided in Newark, whilst it was a Garison held for the King against the Parliament; and, being there at the Surrender of the said Garison, is to have the Benefit of those Articles: His Estate, in Annuities, or Rent charges, for Term of his Life, per Annum, Three hundred Pounds; personal Estate, Two hundred and Twenty Pounds: For which the Fine, at a Sixth (in regard the Debts owing are desperate), is Two hundred Pounds.

And Mr. Ashe is further desired to report the Substance of the Petition, which is hereunto annexed.

An Ordinance for granting a Pardon unto Robert Terwhitte, of Briggs in the County of Lincoln, 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 to the Lords for their Concurrence.

Delinquents Compositions.

Ordered, That the Order, lately made by both Houses, concerning the Fifth, and Twentieth Part, to be paid by none but Delinquents, be forthwith printed and published.

Beawdeley Writ,

Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do issue his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown in Chancery, for the issuing a Writ, for the Election of a Burgess to serve in this present Parliament for the Borough of Beawdeley in the County of Worcester; there being a Double Return of Burgesses to serve for that County, of Mr. Daniell Dobbins, and Mr. Wm. Hopkins: The which Returns are voted to be no good Returns.

Tyrwhitt's Fine.

Whereas the Fine set upon Robert Tyrwhitt, of Brigg, Esquire, by the Commissioners at Goldsmiths Hall, for his Delinquency, amounted to the Sum of Four hundred Pounds: And that now it appears, that the Estate of the said Robert Turwhitt was only in Annuities; and the said Mr. Robert Tyrwhitt is since deceased: Upon the humble Petition of the late Wife of the said Robert Tyrwhitt; and in Consideration of hers, and her fatherless Childrens sad Condition; it is Resolved, &c. That the said Fine be reduced to Two hundred Pounds; and the Fine of Two hundred Pounds accepted.

Removing Papists, &c.

An additional Ordinance for explaining the more effectual putting in Execution the Ordinance for putting out of the Lines of Communication all Papists, Delinquents, &c. was this Day read the First and Second time; and, upon the Question, committed unto Mr. John Stephens, Mr. Boys, Colonel Venne, Sir James Harrington, Major General Skippon, Sir Henry Mildmay: Who are presently to withdraw upon it.

Publick Stores.

Ordered, That the Twenty Barrels of Powder borrowed of the Navy, for the Service of Deale Castle, be repaid to the Committee of the publick Stores.

Delinquents.

Ordered, That the several Particulars, whereupon Delinquents have compounded at Goldsmith Hall, and the Fines thereupon set, the Monies thereupon received, and how the same have been disbursed, and other Proceedings, thereupon, be printed, every several County by itself: And it is referred to the Committee at Goldsmiths Hall, to prepare the same; and to set forth, what Impropriations have been brought in; and what the Debts are, that are charged upon Goldsmiths Hall, and owing to those Receipts, from Delinquents; and to report the same to the House, before any Publication or Printing thereof.

Privilege- Assault of a Member.

Ordered, That the Person that assaulted and struck Sir Henry Mildmay, a Member of this House, be forthwith sent for, as a Delinquent, to answer the said Offence.

Ordered, That a Message be sent to the Duke of Richmond, by the Serjeant at Arms attending on this House, to deliver up the Person that assaulted Sir Henry Mildmay, a Member of this House; to answer his Offence; he being Servant to the said Duke, as is informed.

Sir W. Massam.

Colonel Moore, Mr. Knightley, Mr. John Stephens, Colonel Harvey, Sir Henry Mildmay, Mr. Edward Ashe, Mr. Miles Corbett;

This Committee, or any Three of them, have Power forthwith to seize upon, and secure such Men as they shall think fit to be considerable, for Releasing of Sir Wm. Massam, and the rest of the Committee of the County of Essex, not exceeding the Number of Twenty; and forthwith to send them to the General; to have such Usage as the said Sir Wm. Massam, and the rest of the said Committee have: Provided they seize not upon such Persons as have compounded, and have effectually prosecuted their Compositions, or have accepted of any Act of Indemnity; except they have been since in War against the Parliament, or given Aid or Assistance to the same.

Saltpetre Works.

Sir Walter Erle reports from the Committee at Derby House, touching the Saltpetre Works.

Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee of the Army, and to the Committee of the Navy, to consider, How the Sum of Two thousand Pounds may be raised presently, to take off the Petre in being, and to put the Saltpetre Works into Action; and how to raise the Sum of Sixteen thousand Pounds per Annum, for the future, to be appointed for that Service; to be paid monthly, for the constant carrying on the said Works, and making further Provision of Powder for the publick Stores: And the said Committee are to meet this Afternoon; and to report the same on Saturday Morning next, the first Business.

Malden Election.

Ordered, That the Business concerning Mr. Mildmay, and Sir John Clotworthy, be proceeded in on Saturday Morning next: And the Clerk of the Crown is enjoined then to bring in the Record touching the last Election for Malden; and to attend at the House then with it.

Equality of Rates.

Ordered, That the former Order, whereby the Committee for equalling the Rates of the Kingdom do join with the Committee of the Navy be revived: And that the said Committee meet this Afternoon; and so de die in diem.

Reduced Officers, &c.

Ordered, That on Monday Morning next, Mr. Scott bring in the Ordinance for Payment of reduced Officers and Soldiers.

Army Pay.

A Proviso, tendered to the Ordinance for Forty-two thousand Pounds upon the Sequestrations, for Payment of the Soldiers, was this Day read; and, upon the Question, agreed unto.

And the said Ordinance, with the Proviso, being put to the Question, passed; and was ordered to be sent to the Lords for their Concurrence.

Hurst's Arrears.

Ordered, That the Petition of Serjeant Major John Hurst be referred to the Committee of Leicester, to pay the said Serjeant Major John Hurst his just Arrears, justified under the Hands of the said Committee, out of the Monies raised out of the Sequestrations of Delinquents Estates, or out of the Monies in their Hands: And the Acquittance or Acquittances of the said Major John Hurst, for the Receipt thereof, shall be a sufficient Warrant and Discharge to the said Committee or Treasurer for Sequestrations, or such other Person or Persons as shall pay the same.

Excise.

An Ordinance for Disposal of the Remainder of the One hundred and Fifty thousand Pounds on the Excise was this Day read; and, upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be sent to the Lords for their Concurrence.

Militia.

An Ordinance for settling the Militia of the County of Radnor was this Day read; and, upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be sent to the Lords for their Concurrence.