Die Sabbati, 21 Julii, 1649.
Sir T. Williams.
THE humble Petition of Sir Trevor Williams Baronet, was this Day read.
Ordered, That Sir Trevor Williams Baronet, be discharged of and from Sequestration, for or by reason of
any Act of Delinquency done by him, before October
1645: And that the Committee of Goldsmiths Hall, and
all other Committees of Sequestrations, in the several
Counties, and their Agents, be required to take notice
hereof, and yield Obedience thereunto.
Mr. Millington reports from the Committee of Nottingham, an Accompt of the Arrears of Colonel Francis
Thornehagh, before he came into the Establishment of the
Army, stated by the Committee for the County of Nottingham, the last Day of March 1649: Which was this
A Certificate from the Committee of the Army, dated
25 Maii 1649, for One hundred ninety Pounds due to
Francis Thornehaugh, as Colonel and Captain of Horse,
under the Command of his Excellency Thomas Lord Fairefax, as appeareth by the Accompt stated by the Treasurers at Wars, and One hundred Forty Pounds Eight
Shillings due to him upon the Publick Faith: Which
were both likewise read.
Ordered, That the Accompt of Colonel Francis Thornhaugh, certified by the Committee for the County of Nottingham, the last Day of March 1649, be specially referred to the Committee of Accompts at Worcester House;
to state the said Accompt, according to the Rules given
to them; and to dispatch the same with all Speed.
The humble Petition of Colonel John Feilder, was this
The Accompt of Colonel John Feilder, of his Demands for his Pay, as Colonel and Captain of Foot, and
Captain of a Troop of Horse, stated by the Committee of
Accompts at Worcester House, was this Day read.
Ordered, That this House doth approve of the Sum of
Nine hundred Thirty-seven Pounds Seven Shillings and
One Peny, appearing by the said Accompt to be due to
Colonel John Feilder; and doth allow the same as a Debt
due to him from the State.
Ordered, That this House doth likewise allow of the
Sum of Two hundred Eleven Pounds Four Shillings to
be due to Colonel John Feilder, as a Debt due to him
from the State.
Ordered, That it be referred to a Committee, to consider how the said Sums of Nine hundred Thirty-seven
Pounds Seven Shillings and One Peny, and Two hundred Eleven Pounds Four Shillings, may be paid and satisfied to Colonel John Feilder: And that the same Committee do likewise consider of an Allowance to be made
to Colonel Feilder, as Governor of Portsmouth, during
the time he was Governor there: Viz. unto Colonel Morley, Mr. Love, Lord Commissioner Lysle, Sir Peter Wentworth, Sir Wm. Masham, Colonel Marten, Mr. Darley,
Sir John Danvers, Mr. Allen, Mr. Skynner, Sir John Trevor; Colonel Venn, Mr. Dixwell, Mr. Nelthorpe, Mr.
Hallowes, Mr. Browne, Mr. Garland, Colonel Rich, Lord
Commissioner Whitlock, Sir Wm. Strickland, Mr. Raughleigh; or any Five of them: And this Committee is to
meet on Monday in the Afternoon at Two of the Clock,
in the Exchequer Chamber.
The humble Petition of Peter Temple Esquire, a Member of this House, was this Day read.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee of the
County of Leicester, to state the Accompts of the said
Peter Temple; and to consider of, and examine his Losses,
by reason of his Service to the Parliament; and report it
to the House.
Ordered, That the Sum of Fifteen hundred Pounds be
paid unto the said Mr. Peter Temple, upon Account, out
of the Sequestrations in that County: And that the Committee for Sequestrations in that County, and their Treasurers, be authorized and required forthwith to make
Payment thereof to him, or his Assigns, out of the same,
Ordered, That the Act for revolted Seamen be brought
in on Monday Morning next.
Ordered, That the Act touching scandalous Pamphlets
be brought in on Monday Morning next.
Late King's Creditors.
Ordered, That the . . . . . . Committee of the Navy,
concerning the State of the Case between the Creditors of
the late King, and Sir Allen Apsley Knight, be made
on Tuesday Morning, the First Business; nothing to
Prisoners at Plymouth.
Mr. Holland reports from the Council of State, a
Letter from the Mayor of Plymouth, of the Twelfth of
July 1649: Which was this Day read.
Ordered, That Colonel Wm. Legge, now Prisoner in
Plymouth, be forthwith removed and committed, by Order
of this House, to the Gaol of Exeter, for High Treason:
And that Sir Hardres Waller be required to take Order
for the safe Conveying of him thither.
Ordered, That Sir Hugh Windham, now Prisoner in
Plymouth, be forthwith removed, and committed, by
Order of this House, Prisoner to Pendennis Castle, in
Cornwall, for High Treason.
Ordered, That Anthony Kempson, now Prisoner in
Plymouth, be removed, and committed Prisoner to the
Gaol of Ilchester in the County of Somerset, for High
Ordered, That Jo. Jacob Gentleman, now Prisoner in
Plymouth, be thence removed, and committed, by Order
of this House, to the Prison of Dorchester in Com' Dorsett, for High Treason.
Ordered, That Sir Hardres Waller be required to take
Order for the safe Convoy of the several Prisoners aforesaid unto the several Prisons.
An Act touching Transportation of Felons and Prisoners beyond Sea was this Day read the First and Second
time; and, upon the Question, committed unto Mr. Corbett, Mr. Garland, Mr. Browne, Colonel Morley, Alderman Atkins, Mr. Holland, Mr. Lister, Captain Skinner,
Mr. Allen, Colonel Hutchinson, Mr. Weaver, Mr. Ralegh,
Mr. Stephens; or any Three of them: And this Committee are to meet this Afternoon at Two of Clock, in
the Speaker's Chamber; and to bring it in on Monday
Council of State.
Mr. Holland likewise reports from the Council of State,
the Opinion of that Council, That it be reported to the
House, That, in pursuance of the Power already given to
this Council, concerning Foreign Embassies and Agencies,
and also concerning the Promoting of Plantations, that the
Council may be also enabled to give Warrant to the Lords
Commissioners of the Great Seal to affix the Seal to such
Commissions, Patents, and other Instruments, as they shall
judge necessary, for the Execution and Discharge of the
Trust that is committed to them in those Two Particulars: And that Mr. Holland be desired to make this
Resolved, &c. That the Matter of this Report be taken
into Consideration on This-day-sevennight.
Late King's Seals, &c.
Mr. Holland reports from the Council of State, That
the Seals belonging to the late King, now in the Custody
of Mr. Browne, be delivered unto Mr. Holland, to be
by him presented unto the House, to know what they
will please to order concerning them.
Resolved, &c. That these Seals be brought into the
House on Monday next, to be defaced.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Council of State,
to take care of the several Papers and Letters in the Custody of Mr. Baker; and dispose of them for the best
Benefit of the Commonwealth: And that the Committee
to whom the Consideration of those Papers and Letters
was referred, do deliver the said Letters and Papers to
such Person or Persons as the Council of State shall
appoint to receive the same.
Ordered, That the Report concerning the imprisoned
Members be made on Wednesday next.
Ordered, That it be referred to the former Committee
for the Bill touching regulating Hospitals to bring in a
Bill for regulating Hospitals; and to receive the particular Complaints of Hospitals; and to examine the Truth
of them: And Colonel Morley, Mr. Corbett, Mr. Ralegh,
Mr. Garland, Captain Skinner, Sir Wm. Masham, Sir
Henry Mildmay, Mr. John Goodwyn, Mr. Peirepoint, Mr.
Stephens, and Colonel Downes, be added to the former
Committee: And all that come to have Voices: And the
Committee are to meet on Monday at Two of the Clock
in the Afternoon, in the Exchequer Chamber; and to
bring in the Bill on Wednesday Morning.
Ordered, That Mr. Garland do, on Thursday next,
report the Act touching Election of Officers in all Corporations.
Ordered, That it be referred to the same Committee
where Mr. Garland hath the Chair, to consider of the
Alterations to be made in the Oaths to be administred to
Persons in Offices of Trust, in the several Corporations;
and to bring in the Form of such Oaths into the House.
Ordered, That Mr. Weaver do withdraw, and pen an
Act upon the Debate of the House.
Colonel Venne reports from the Committee of the
Army, their Opinion upon the Letter of the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland: And an Act for the better stating the
Accompts of the General and Staff Officers which are
engaged for Ireland.
Which was this Day read.