House of Commons Journal Volume 6
9 October 1649

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 6: 9 October 1649', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 6: 1648-1651 (1802), pp. 304. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=25765 Date accessed: 02 September 2014.


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Die Martis, 9 Octobris, 1649.

Prayers.

Redeeming Captives.

THE House resumed the Debate upon the Act for Redemption of Captives.

And the said Act, upon the Question, was committed to the Committee of the Navy.

Publick Accompts.

Ordered, That the Debate upon the Act for the Accompts of the Commonwealth, be resumed To-morrow Morning.

St. J. Danvers, &c.

Major Salway reports from the Committee for Sir John Danvers, sitting in the Inner Court of Wards, the Opinion of that Committee, That the House do confer the Composition for the Earl of Danbie's Estate, and the Interest of the Commonwealth in the same, upon Sir John Danvers, towards his Satisfaction and Relief.

The humble Petition of Dame Catharine Gargrave, Widow, was this Day read.

The Question being propounded, That this House doth confer the Benefit of the Composition for the Earl of Danbie's Estate, upon Sir John Danvers, towards his Satisfaction and Relief;

And the Question being put, That that Question be now put;

It passed with the Affirmative.

And the main Question being put;

It was Resolved, &c. That this House doth confer the Benefit of the Composition for the Earl of Danbie's Estate upon Sir John Danvers, towards his Satisfaction and Relief.

Resolved, &c. That the Committee at Goldsmiths Hall do proceed with the Composition of the Lady Gargrave.

Resolved, &c. That, upon the Lady Gargrave's perfecting her Composition, the Sequestration of the Estate of the Earl of Danby, for which the doth compound, be taken off from the Time that the paid in her Money to that Committee: And that the said Lady Gargrave have the Benefit of the Arrears thereof, from that time.

Resolved, &c. That the Arrears of the said Estate, so compounded for by the said Lady, incurred before that Time; and the Arrears of the whole Residue of the Estate of the Earl of Danby; be answered to the State, until this Time, according to the several Ordinances of Parliament in that Behalf.

Resolved, &c. That Sir John Danvers, from this Time, have the Benefit of so much of the proper Estate of the Earl of Danby, both real and personal, as is sequestrable, until the same shall be compounded for.

Proceedings against Utting, &c.

The House being informed, that Mr. Utting and Mr. Tooley, being sent for, as Delinquents, from Norwich, were brought up by the Serjeant at Arms, and now in Custody at the Door;

The House took into Consideration the Offence whereof they were guilty; and their Fine.

Resolved, &c. That the said Mr. Utting and Mr. Tooley be disabled from bearing any Office in the Commonwealth.

Resolved, &c. That the Fine of One thousand Pounds be imposed on John Tooley, for his said Delinquency.

Resolved, &c. That the Fine of Five hundred Pounds be imposed on John Utting, for his said Delinquency.

Resolved, &c. That the several and respective Fines of One thousand Pounds, imposed by this House upon John Tooley, of Norwich, and Five hundred Pounds, imposed on John Utting, of Norwich aforesaid, be estreated into the Exchequer: And that the Lords Commissioners for the Great Seal of England do issue a Writ to the Clerk of the Parliament, for certifying the said Fines into the Chancery; and, by Mittimus, to transmit them to the Exchequer, to be estreated accordingly.

Resolved, &c. That the said John Tooley be committed, for Three Months, to the Prison of the Fleet.

Resolved, &c. That the said John Utting be committed to the Prison of the Fleet, for Six Months.

Resolved, &c. That the several and respective Fines aforesaid, of a Thousand Pounds imposed on John Tooley, and of Five hundred Pounds imposed on the said John Utting, for their Delinquency, be given to the City of Norwich, to be disposed of by the Mayor, Aldermen, and Common Council, for the publick Use of the Town: And that the Mayor, Aldermen, and Common Council, be required to take care the same be done accordingly: And, the same being estreated into the Exchequer, the Acquittance or Acquittances of the said Mayor, Aldermen, and Common Council of Norwich, or such Person or Persons as shall be by them authorized to receive the same under their Common Seal, shall be a sufficient Discharge to the Officer and Officers of the Exchequer, who shall pay the same.

The said John Utting and John Tooley being called in; and come to the Bar; Mr. Speaker declared the Sentence and Judgment given by the House upon them, in these Words;

The Parliament doth adjudge, That the Fine of a Thousand Pounds be imposed on the said John Tooley; and that he be imprisoned in the Fleet, for Three Months; and that he be disabled from henceforth from bearing any Office in the Commonwealth.

The Parliament doth adjudge, That the Fine of Five hundred Pounds be imposed on the said John Utting; and that he be imprisoned in the Fleet for Six Months; and that he be disabled from henceforth from bearing any Office in the Commonwealth.

Pride's &c. Petition.

The humble Petition of Colonel Thomas Pride, Mr. Richard Lloyd, Mr. Stephen Sedgwick, and others, wellaffected to the State, was this Day read.