Die Jovis, 19 Julii, 1649.
Sir. J. Wolstenholme.
A LETTER from the General, touching Sir John
Wolstenholme, of the Fifteenth of July 1649, was
this Day read.
Resolved, &c. That, at the Desire and Request of the
General, this House doth freely remit the Composition of
Sir John Wolstenholme, for his Delinquency.
And it is Ordered, That the Sequestration of the Estate
of the said Sir John Wolstenholme be, from henceforth,
wholly taken off, and absolutely discharged: And the
Commissioners for Compositions at Goldsmiths Hall, and
all other Committees for Sequestrations, and their Agents,
are required to take notice hereof; and yield Obedience
Late King's Servants.
The House proceeded in the reading the List of the
Servants of the late King, Queen, and their Children.
Ordered, That it be referred to a Committee, to consider what Persons, named in this List, have left the
Service of the King, and remain here, and have, since
that Time, served the Parliament; and report them
to the House.
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Ordered, That the same Committee do take Consideration of, and report to the House, the Names of such of
those Persons as are most necessitous, and require present
Ordered, That the same Committee do take into Consideration what Persons, named in this List, did remain
here, but did not actually serve the Parliament; and
their Conditions and Necessities; and, amongst them, to
examine how they have expressed any Affection; and take
Notice of their Service or Disservice to the Parliament;
and report it to the House.
Sir II. Mildmay.
Ordered, That Sir Henry Mildmay, or his Assigns, be
admitted to come in for the Two thousand Pounds which
he was compelled to lend to the King, before he left the
Parliament, for which he hath Three Tallies, and a Privy
Seal; together with Interest for the same, by way of
Doubling upon the Lands of the late Deans and Chapters: And that the said Sir Henry Mildmay, or his
Assigns, shall have the like Benefit and Advantages as
any other Persons that come in by way of Doubling upon
that Act: And the Trustees, Treasurers, and Register
Accomptant, are to take notice hereof; and admit him
or them accordingly.
Ordered, That this Committee have Power to receive
Information in the Particulars aforesaid, by Certificate
from the Committees in the County, or any other Ways.
Late King's Servants.
A List of the late King's domestick Servants, belonging to the Chamber, and were swern in ordinary before
his going from Whitehall, and attended abroad, being
rated at Two Parts of Three of their Wages and Board
Wages, and of other Servants included within Articles.
Ordered, That this List be re-committed: And the
said Committee are to return what, and how much, hath
been already given to the Parties contained in the said
List; and report their Opinions therein, what they think
fit further to be done for them.
Ordered, That, as to the Widows and Orphans of such
of the late King's Servants, as continued with the Parliament, and died in the Parliament's Quarters, to whom
Money was owing; it is referred to the Trustees in the
Act for Sale of the late King's, Queen's, and Prince's
Goods, to consider of them, and their Conditions, according to the said Act; and to present their Cases to the
Sir Henry Vane senior reports a List of such Persons,
that have been paid some Part of their Pensions, in
regard of their great Necessities.
The humble Petition of Wm. Viscount Mounson, a
Member of the House, was this Day read.
The Question being propounded, That this House doth
approve of the Debt of Four thousand Five hundred
Pounds, due for Arrears of the Pension due to the Countess of Nottingham, late Wife of the Petitioner;
The House was divided.
The Yeas went forth.
Sir Tho. Jervois,
||Tellers for the Yeas:
|Sir John Danvers,
||With the Yeas,
||Tellers for the Noes:
||With the Noes,
So the Question passed with the Negative.
The humble Petition of David Ramsey Esquire, was
this Day read.
Ordered, That the Petition of David Ramsey be
referred to the Trustees for Sale of the King's Goods; to
examine the Business; and report their Opinions therein
to the House.
Ordered, That the Petition of John Clarke and Richard
Clarke, Surveyors and Keepers of the Store in the Armoury Office, with many other poor Workmen belonging
to the said Office, be referred to the Committee at
Haberdashers Hall, to examine the Business; and report
their Opinions therein to the House.
Ordered, That Henry Middleton Esquire, the Serjeant
at Arms attending the Great Seal of England, be referred
to the Committee at Haberdashers Hall: And that the
said Committee do pay all such Arrears as shall appear
to be due to him as Servant to the late King, out of such
Discoveries as he shall make of Delinquents unto the said
An Act for settling the Militia of the Borough of
Southwark, and Parishes adjacent mentioned in the
weekly Bills of Mortality, on the South Side the River
Thames, in the County of Surrey, with the Names of the
Persons intrusted therewith, was this Day read the First
and Second time.
Resolved, &c. That the Names of Francis Allen, John
Trenchard, Esquires; Wm. Wyberd, * White, Wm. Butler and James How, Gentlemen; be inserted into this
And the Act, being so amended, was, upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be printed and published.