Die Veneris, 29 Junii, 1649.
E. of Denbigh's Claims.
ORDERED, That the Petition of Basil Earl of Denbigh, formerly referred to the Committee touching
Sale of the King's Goods, be now referred to the Committee to whom Colonel Marten's Business is referred; to
take the same into Consideration; and consider what is fit
to be done therein; and present their Opinion to the
House with all speed.
An Act for repealing several Acts of 1° Eliz. 23° Elizabethæ, and 35° Elizabethæ, for punishing Persons for
not coming to their Parish Church; and of 1° Jacobi,
whereby the former Acts are revived; was this Day read
the First and Second time; and, upon the Question,
committed to Mr. Myles Corbett, Mr. Holland, Alderman
Wilson, Mr. Bond, Mr. Attorney General, Mr. Marten,
Mr. Smith, Sir Henry Vane senior, Mr. Gurdon, Mr. Love,
Mr. Salway, Colonel Fleetwood, Colonel Harrison, Sir
Guilbert Pickering, Mr. Darley, Mr. Millington, Colonel
Wauton, Mr. Aldworth, Mr. Weaver, Lord Gray, Lord
Howard, Mr. Lister, Colonel Purefoy, Mr. Garland, Mr.
Scott, Mr. Pelham, Alderman Pennington, Alderman
Atkin, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland; or any Five of them;
And Mr. Holland and Mr. Weaver are to take care hereof: And to meet this Afternoon at Three of the Clock,
in the Speaker's Chamber; and to bring it in To-morrow
Resolved, &c. That this House doth declare, That the
Order for restraining the Committee of the Revenue from
Payment of the Pensions doth not extend to restrain the
Payment of the Salaries to the respective Judges of the
Admiralty; but that the Committee of the Revenue do
pay to the said several Judges their respective Salaries, as
An Act for borrowing One hundred Fifty thousand
Pounds upon the first Four hundred thousand Pounds,
charged on the Excise, was this Day read the First and
And, after some Alterations and Amendments at the
Table, the said Act, so amended, was, upon the Question,
passed; and ordered to be printed and published, together
with the Act touching the first Four hundred thousand
Pounds, charged on the Receipt of the Excise.
An Act for Discharge of the Commissioners of the
Grand Excise, until 29 September 1647, was this Day
read; and, upon the Question, passed.
Admission of a Member.
Resolved, &c. That Sir John Trevor be admitted into
Act of Oblivion.
Ordered, That the Act of Oblivion be brought in Tomorrow Morning, the first Business.
Admission of a Member.
Ordered, That Sir Henry Heyman be admitted into the
Ordered; That this House doth approve of what the
General hath done, in allowing Two Shillings Sixpence
a Week to each Soldier and Non-commission Officer of
Foot, and the Train of Artillery; and Three Shillings
Eight-pence the Week to the Horse; over and above the
established Pay, in Consideration of Billet Money, during
such time as they did quarter within the City of London
and Westminster, and the Parts adjacent.
And it is further Ordered, That the General's Hand to
the Committee of the Army, ascertaining the Time when
the said Allowance for Billet shall begin and end, shall be
a sufficient Authority for the said Committee to issue
forth their Order to the Treasurers at War, to give Allowance of the said Billet Money, in taking the Accompts
of such respective Officers as stand charged with the Receipt of any Money, upon Account, for the Payment
of such Regiments, Troops, or Companies, as shall be
certified under the General's Hand, as aforesaid; and the
said Accompts to be taken upon such Muster Rolls as the
Committee of the Army shall appoint.
Lord Commissioner Whitlock reports Mr. Serjeant
Green to go the Circuit, in the place of Mr. Baron Gates.
Resolved, &c. That this House doth approve of Mr.
Serjeant Green to go this Circuit, in the place of Mr.
Baron Gates, without incurring any Penalty by the Statute: And that the Lords Commissioners for the Great
Seal of England be authorised and required to pass Commissions, under the Great Seal, to him accordingly.
Commissioners of Sewers, &c.
Ordered, That it be left in the Power of the Lords
Commissioners for the Great Seal, to grant out Commissions of Sewers, and charitable Uses, to such fit Persons,
as they shall think fit, as any Lord Chancellor, Lord
Keeper, or Lords Commissioners, have, and ought to have
Power to do, by any Act or Ordinance of Parliament;
notwithstanding any Order to the contrary.
The House this Day resumed the Debate upon the
Amendments to the Act for securing the Arrears of the
Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee to whom
this Act was referred, to bring in Instructions to be
given to the Trustees and Contractors in this Bill, upon
the Debate now had in the House.
Sir John Trevor, Mr. Weaver, Mr. Hill, Mr. Marten,
Mr. Reynolds, Sir James Harrington, Colonel Vaughton,
Lord Grey, Mr. Smith, be added to that Committee.
And the Care hereof is especially recommended to Mr.