House of Commons Journal Volume 6
12 October 1648

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 6: 12 October 1648', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 6: 1648-1651 (1802), pp. 50-51. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=25492 Date accessed: 30 October 2014.


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Die Jovis, 12 Octobris, 1648.

Prayers.

Army Arrears.

ACCORDING to former Order, the Grand Committee sat upon the Ordinance for providing One hundred thousand Pounds for Pay of the Arrears of reduced Officers.

Mr. Whittacre in the Chair.

Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.

Sir J. Danvers.

Resolved, &c. That the Business concerning Sir John Danvers be resumed into Consideration on Saturday nextcome-sevennight.

Mayor of Berwicke.

Resolved, &c. That Mr. Andrew Crispe shall be Mayor for the Town of Berwicke for the Year ensuing.

The Lords Concurrence to be desired herein.

Officers Arrears.

Resolved, &c. That the Grand Committee of the whole House do meet upon This-day-sevennight at Eight of Clock, to proceed in the Ordinance for raising Monies for Pay of the Arrears of reduced Officers.

Treaty with the King.

Mr. Swynfen reports a Letter to be sent to the Commissioners in the Isle of Wight: The which was read; and, upon the Question, assented unto; and ordered to be sent unto the Lords for their Concurrence.

Message to Lords.

Mr. Swynfen went to the Lords, with the Message Yesterday appointed to be carried by Colonel Copley.

He is likewise to carry the Votes upon the King's Answer to the Proposition concerning the Church, the Letter to the Commissioners in the Isle of Wight, for inclosing those Votes: The Ordinance for charging Fifty thousand Pounds upon the Receipts at Goldsmiths Hall, in Course, for the Service of the Navy: The Order for Twenty Pounds to Mr. Taylor, a Messenger employed from the Governor of Stafford, out of Goldsmiths Hall.

Law Appointments.

According to former Orders to the Commissioners of the Great Seal, Sir Thomas Widdrington reports the Names of several Persons of the several Inns of Court to be made Serjeants, and of several Persons to be Justices of the several Benches.

Resolved, &c. That the House do now proceed upon this Report.

Grey's Inn.

Resolved, &c. That a Writ issue forth, to call Sir Thomas Widdrington to be a Serjeant at Law.

Resolved, &c. That a Writ issue forth, to call Sir Thomas Bedingfeild to be a Serjeant at Law.

Resolved, &c. That a Writ issue forth, to call Mr. * Kebble to be a Serjeant at Law.

Resolved, &c. That a Writ issue forth, to call Mr. * Thorpe to be a Serjeant at Law.

Resolved, &c. That a Writ issue forth, to call Mr. * Bradshawe to be a Serjeant at Law.

Lincoln's Inn.

Resolved, &c. That a Writ do issue forth, to call Mr. Solicitor to be a Serjeant at Law.

Resolved, &c. That a Writ do issue forth, to call Mr. Samuel Browne to be a Serjeant at Law.

Resolved, &c. That a Writ do issue forth, to call Mr. Recorder of London to be a Serjeant at Law.

Resolved, &c. That a Writ do issue forth, to call Mr. * Erle to be a Serjeant at Law.

Middle Temple.

Resolved, &c. That a Writ do issue forth, to call Mr. Bulstrode Whittlocke to be a Serjeant at Law.

Resolved, &c. That a Writ issue forth, to call Mr. * Coniers to be a Serjeant at Law.

Resolved, &c. That a Writ issue forth, to call Mr. * Puliston to be a Serjeant at Law.

Inner Temple.

Resolved, &c. That a Writ issue forth, to call Mr. * Chapman to be a Serjeant at Law.

Resolved, &c. That a Writ issue forth, to call Mr. * Gates to be a Serjeant at Law.

Resolved, &c. That a Writ issue forth, to call Mr. William Littleton to be a Serjeant at Law.

Resolved, &c. That Mr. Justice Roll be appointed Chief Justice of the King's Bench.

Resolved, &c. That Mr. Solicitor shall be appointed Chief Justice of the Common Pleas.

Resolved, &c. That Mr. Serjeant Wild be appointed Chief Baron of the Exchequer.

Resolved, &c. That Mr. Serjeant Jermyn be appointed one of the Justices of the King's Bench.

Resolved, &c. That Mr. Samuel Browne be appointed one of the Justices of King's Bench.

Resolved, &c. That Sir Thomas Bedding field be appointed one of the Justices of the Common Pleas.

Resolved, &c. That Mr. Serjeant Cresheld be appointed one of Justices of the Common Pleas.

Resolved, &c. That Mr. Gates be appointed one of the Barons of the Exchequer.

Resolved, &c. That Mr. Bulstrode Whitlocke be appointed Attorney of the Duchy.

Resolved, &c. That the Lords Concurrence be desired in those Votes: And that the Commissioners of the Great Seal do issue forth Writs, returnable in usual Form, for the Calling of the said Gentlemen to be Serjeants.

Resolved, &c. That Mr. Edmund Prideaux be appointed his Majesty's Solicitor General.

The Lords Concurrence to be desired herein.

Resolved, &c. That Sir Thomas Widdrington, and Mr. Bulstrode Whitlocke be appointed the King's Serjeants.

The Lords Concurrence to be desired herein.

Answer from Lords.

Mr. Swynfen brings Answer, That the Lords will send Answer by Messengers of their own to all the Votes, Letter, Ordinances, and Orders, carried by him.