Die Jovis, 10 Maii, 1649.
Murder of Dr. Dorislaus.
MR. Speaker informs the House of some Intelligence from the Dutch Ambassador, touching the
Murder of Dr. Dorislaus, the Agent for the Parliament
Proclaiming Abolition of Monarchy.
Ordered, That Colonel Venn do give an Account to this
House, on Monday Morning next, touching the proclaiming of the Act for abolishing the Kingly Office by
the Lord Mayor and Aldermen of the City of London.
An Act for altering the original Seal of the Two Counties of Denbigh and Montgomery, was this Day read;
and, upon the Question, passed.
An Act for altering the former Seal of the Nisi Prius,
belonging to the Upper Bench, formerly called the
King's Bench, was this Day read; and, upon the Question,
Mr. Love reports from the Committee touching Seals,
a new Seal for the Marshals Court in the Borough of
Southwarke, on which is engraven the English Arms;
viz. A Cross, with a fretted Border in the Circle.
And the Seal itself, being presented to the House,
was, upon the Question, agreed.
Ordered, That it be referred to a Committee, to consider of the Jurisdiction of the Marshal's Court in the
Borough of Southwarke, and the Court of the Verge;
and the Conveniences and Inconveniency of the said
Mr. Martyn, Mr. Love, Mr. Garland, Mr. Reynolds,
Colonel Lister, Lord Howard, Sir Henry Vane, Colonel
Thompson, Mr. Allen, Mr. Goodwyn, Mr. Millington, Sir
William Brereton, Mr. John Corbett, Serjeant Nicholas,
Mr. Burrel, Mr. Carew, Sir John Danvers, Colonel
Wayte, Mr. Challener, Alderman Wilson, Mr. Rigby, Mr.
Stephens, Sir John Bourchier, Sir William Allanson, Sir
Tho. Walsingham; or any Five of them: And this
Committee are to meet in the Exchequer Chamber,
Friday Sevennight; and so de die in diem: And this
Committee have Power to send for Persons, Papers, &c.
And the special Care hereof is referred to Mr. Love and
Mr. John Goodwyn: And all that come to this Committee are to have Voices.
Alderman Wilson reports from the Council of State,
That the said Council hath considered the Indentures,
and have filled up the Blanks concerning the kinds of the
Coins; and that they do present to the House Sir John
Wollaston, as a fit Person for Master-worker of the Mint.
Ordered, That it be referred back to the Council of
State, to call Sir Robert Harley before them; and to consider of the whole Business; and what is fit to be done
therein; and report it to the House To-morrow Morning.
Sir J. Danvers.
Ordered, That the Report touching Sir John Danvers,
a Member of this House, be made This-day-sevennight
by Serjeant Nicholas: And that, in the mean time, nothing be done, by any Committee of this House, to his
Tower Hamlets Militia.
An Act for settling and ordering the Militia within the
Hamlets of the Tower of London, was this Day read the
First and Second time; and, upon the Question, committed to the same Committee.
Mr. Reynolds, Mr. Oldsworth, Mr. Edwards, Colonel
Feilder, Colonel Venn, Mr. Challoner, Mr. Dove, Mr.
Leman, Sir John Bourchier, Commissary General Ireton;
or any Five of them;
This Committee are to meet this Afternoon at Three
of the Clock: And Mr. Reynolds is to take Care of it;
and to bring it in on Monday Morning: And this Committee have Power to add or alter the Names of the
Persons, as they shall think fit.
Colonel Sidney reports from the Committee for the
Irish Affairs, What Pay rests due to the several Officers
hereafter mentioned upon their Accompts stated, after
Deductions made of what can appear to have been received by each of them, in Part of the Pay due to them, as
|To Sir William Fenton Knight, and Colonel
|To Lieutenant Colonel Phare
|To Captain Fenton
|To Captain Southwell
|To Captain Miller
|To Captain Northcott
|To Captain Courthop
|To Lieutenant Colonel Brodrip
Mr. Reynolds. reports from the same Committee, the
like Accounts of the several Officers hereafter mentioned,
for their Service in the Province of Munster, in Ireland;
|To Major Peregrine Banister
|To Captain Sloper
|To Mr. Sceley, Chaplain
|To Mr. Whislade, Chaplain
|To Captain Withe
|To Richard Humphry
|To William Mansell
|To Samuel Harmar
|To Richard Lane
|To John Walkham
|To Richard March
Ordered, That it be referred back unto the same Committee, to consider, What Proportions, or Sums of
Money, are fit to be allowed, upon Account, to each of
the said Persons reported, with reference unto their
respective Necessities and Conditions; and how the same
may be speedily paid unto them; and report their Opinion
to the House on Monday Sevennight.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee for Irishe
Affairs, sitting in the Star Chamber, to audite and stale
the Accounts of Colonel Sidney, for his Service done in
Munster and Lempster; and to report it to the House.
Ordered, That the same Committee do take Consideration likewise of Captain Nathaniel Hewett, Lieutenant
Colonel Beecher, Colonel Edmund Temple, and Captain
Thomas Scott; to audite and state their Accompts, for
their Services done in Ireland; and report the same to
Ordered, That it be likewise referred to the same Committee, to take Consideration of the Accounts of Lieutenant Colonel Naper, for his Service done in Ireland;
and audite and state his Accompts; and report it to the
House; and to take care, with these Reports, to make
Report also touching the Officers of Munster, formerly
referred unto them, which was in Colonel Moore's Hands;
and how they may receive some Satisfaction; on Monday
Ordered, That the Committee of the Revenue do forthwith pay unto Lieutenant Colonel Beecher, the Money
formerly ordered unto him: And it is especially recommended to the Care of Colonel Harrison, Mr. Humphry
Edwards, and Sir Henry Myldmay, to take especial Care
to see the same forthwith paid accordingly. And
It is further Ordered, That the said Lieutenant Colonel
Beecher have the same daily Allowance, as was ordered
him by the High Court of Justice for attending upon the
late King, continued and paid upon him, until the Time
that the Lord Goring and Sir John Owen were discharged
from their Imprisonment, for his Service in attending
upon them: And that the said Colonel Harrison, Mr.
Humphry Edwards, and Sir Henry Myldmay, do ascertain to the said Committee, What the same amounts unto:
And that the same be satisfied to him by the Committee
of the Revenue accordingly.
Ordered, That the Business of the Dutch Officers be
Ordered, That the Lord Forbis his Business be taken
into Consideration This-day-sevennight.
The humble Petition of the reduced Officers of the
County of Dorsett was this Day read.
Ordered, That the Petitioners do deliver in, to the
Committee at Goldsmiths Hall, a List of the Names of
such Persons within the County of Dorsett, as are sequestrable, and are not sequestred: And That Committee to
give Order for their present Sequestration, if they shall
find Cause: And that a Moiety of the Fines and Compositions of such of the said Delinquents within that
County, as they shall discover within Three Months next
coming, shall be allowed towards their Arrears.