House of Commons Journal Volume 6
22 June 1650

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 6: 22 June 1650', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 6: 1648-1651 (1802), pp. 428-430. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=25933 Date accessed: 29 July 2014.


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Die Sabbati, 22 Junii, 1650.

Prayers.

Earl of Southampton.

ORDERED, That the Order of the Sixth of April 1650 whereby the Earl of Southampton had Liberty granted unto him, for Three Months, to travel from Stratton in the County of Southampton, unto Tichfield, in the same County, and from thence back again, be continued during the Continuance of the Act prohibiting Delinquents from travelling above Five Miles from their Places of Abode: And that he have also Liberty to go from Stratton to Bewley, and from thence back again, from time to time, during the same time.

Mr. May.

Ordered, That Mr. * May, who married the Sister of Colonel Norton, have Leave, from time to time, to go from the Place of his Abode to the House of Colonel Norton, in the County of Southampton, and back again, when, and as often, as he shall have Occasion, notwithstanding the Act prohibiting Delinquents from travelling above Five Miles from their Places of Abode.

Rainborough's Family.

An Act for settling Lands upon Margaret Rainborow late Wife of Colonel Thomas Rainborough, and upon Wm. Rainborow, their Son, was this Day read the First and Second time; and, upon the Question, committed to Mr. Holland, Mr. Garland, Mr. Say, Mr. Solicitor General, Mr. Lechmere, Mr. Long, Sir Wm. Masham, Colonel Ven, Mr. Leman, Colonel John Jones, Colonel Rich, Colonel Marten, Colonel Temple, all the Lawyers of the House; or any Five of them: And they are to meet in the Queen's Court, this Afternoon; and so de die in diem.

And the particular Care hereof is referred to Mr. Garland and Mr. Holland.

Crown Lands.

Ordered, That the Trustees for the Sale of the late King's Lands be, and are hereby, impowered and authorized to send out Surveyors, to survey the Lands of Richard Thornhill Esquire, mentioned in the said Act, upon Oath, and the true Value of the said Lands, in like manner as they have to survey the said late King's Lands; and forthwith to make Return thereof to the said Committee, to whom the said Act is referred.

Grant to Stanford, &c.

An Act for settling some Lands in the County of Essex, being the Possessions of Theobald Butler, upon Trustees, to the use of Christopher Stansord, and others, in Satisfaction of their Damages sustained by the late King's Party, was this Day read the First and Second time.

And the Question being put, That this Act he Committed;

It passed with the Negative.

Officers Widows, &c.

The humble Petition of Jane Woolfe, Widow of Lieutenant Colonel Woolfe, late Governor of Youghall in Ireland, was this Day read.

Ordered, That the Commissioners for Advance of Money be authorized and required to give their Warrants to the Treasurers of that Receipt, to pay unto Jane Woolfe, Widow of Lieutenant Colonel Woolfe, to Margaret Frewin Widow, late Wife of Captain Francis Frewin, Mary Symonds, Widow of Captain John Seymonds, Jane Easor, late Wife of Captain George Eusor, and to Hannah Hill, late Wife of Captain Hill, deceased, who was Captain of the Pioneers, and to every of them, Twenty Shillings weekly, out of the Money coming in upon the Receipt of Haberdashers Hall, for their present Relief, until the Parliament shall otherwise order the same: And the Acquittance, &c.

Ordered, That the Commissioners of Goldsmiths Hall be authorized and required to give their Warrant to the Treasurers of the Receipt, to pay unto Thomasine Bennett, the Widow and Administratrix of Captain Wm. Bennett, Two-and-twenty Shillings a Week, out of the Treasury of Goldsmiths Hall, over and above the Eight Shillings per Week, formerly allowed her, until the Parliament take other Order: And the Acquittance and Acquittances of the said Thomasine Bennett shall be a sufficient Discharge of the said Treasurers, or to any other Person or Persons that shall pay the same, accordingly.

Ordered, That the Widow Rowe, late Wife of Francis Rowe, be allowed Twenty Shillings per Week, during the Pleasure of the Parliament: And that the same be paid to her out of Haberdashers Hall: And that the Commissioners of Goldsmiths Hall are hereby authorized and required to give Warrant, to the Treasurers of the Receipt of Haberdashers Hall, to pay the same accordingly; and the Acquittance and Acquittances of the said Francis Rowe, testifying the Receipt thereof, shall be a Sufficient Warrant and Discharge to the said Treasurers, or to such Person or Persons as shall pay the same.

Ordered, That the Eight Children of the Widow Bennett have Fifty Pounds apiece bestowed upon them: And that the same be paid to the said Widow Bennett, upon Security given by her to pay the same to the said respective Children: And the Commissioners of Goldsmiths Hall are hereby authorized and required to give Warrant to the Treasurers at Goldsmiths Hall to pay the same to her, out of such Discoveries as she shall make to the said Commissioners, upon Security given to the said Committee, as aforesaid: And the Acquittance of the said Widow Bennett, testifying the Receipt thereof, shall be a sufficient Discharge to the Treasurers at Goldsmiths Hall, and to such other Person or Persons that shall pay the same.

Sir John Danvers.

The humble Petition of John Danvers Knight, a Member of this honourable House, was this Day read.

Ordered, That the said Petition be referred to a Committee, to examine the Business, and state the Matter of Fact to the House: Viz. to Mr. Weaver, Sir Henry Mildmay, Mr. Bond, Colonel Jones, Mr. Love, Colonel Fielder, Colonel Harrison, Colonel Wauton, Mr. Gurdon, Mr. Hallowes, Mr. Moyle, Colonel Purefoy, Sir Gilbert Pickering, Mr. Burrell, Colonel Bossevile, Mr. Stockdale, Mr. Holland, Major Lister, Mr. Haies, Mr. * Goodwin, Mr. * Corbett, Colonel * Temple, Mr. Nevill, Major Salway, Sir Wm. Masham, Colonel Hutchinson; or any Five of them; . . . are to meet in the Speaker's Chamber, at Two of the Clock this Afternoon; and so de die in diem: And Mr. Weaver and Major Salway are to take care hereof.

Grinowes' Petition.

The humble Petition of Joice Grinowes, late Wife of Francis Grinowes, deceased, and of her Eleven Children, was this Day read.

Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee of Revenue to consider of this Petition; and to examine the Business; and do what they shall think fit towards the Relief of the Petitioner.

Ordered, That the same weekly Allowance formerly given to the Lady Ranalaugh, be continued for Three Months, from this time: And the Arrears thereof be paid unto her, from the time the Payment thereof did cease, for the better enabling her Transportation into Ireland, out of the Receipts of Goldsmiths Hall: And the Commissioners of Goldsmiths Hall be authorized and required to give Warrant, to the Treasurers of that Receipt, to make Payment of the said Arrears; and likewise of the said weekly Allowance, from henceforth, during that time: Which the said Treasurers are hereby required to pay, accordingly: And the Acquittance and Acquittances of the said Lady Ranalaugh shall be a sufficient Discharge to the said Treasurers for the same.

Ordered, That the same weekly Allowance formerly given to the Lady Cawfield, be continued for Three Months from this time: And the Arrears thereof be paid unto her, from the time the Payment thereof did cease, for the better enabling her Transportation into Ireland, out of the Receipts of Goldsmiths Hall: And that the Commissioners of Goldsmiths Hall be authorized and required to give Warrant, to the Treasurers of that Receipt, to make Payment of the said Arrears, and likewise of the said weekly Allowance, from henceforth during that time: Which the said Treasurers are hereby required to pay, accordingly: And the Acquittance and Acquittances of the said Lady Cawfield shall be a sufficient Discharge to the said Treasurers for the same.

Ordered, That the same weekly Allowance formerly given to the Lady Blaney, be continued for Three Months, from this time; and the Arrears thereof be paid unto her, from the time the Payment thereof did cease, for the better enabling her Transportation into Ireland, out of the Receipts of Goldsmiths Hall: And that the Commissioners of Goldsmiths Hall be authorized and required to give Warrant, to the Treasurers of that Receipt, to make Payment of the said Arrears, and likewise of the said weekly Allowance from henceforth, during that time: Which the said Treasurers are hereby required to pay, accordingly: And the Acquittance and Acquittances of the said Lady Blaney shall be a sufficient Discharge to the said Treasurers for the same.

Ordered, That the same weekly Allowance formerly given to the Lady Craig, be continued for Three Months, from this time; and the Arrears thereof be paid unto her, from the time the Payment thereof did cease; for the better enabling her Transportation into Ireland, out of the Receipts of Goldsmiths Hall: And that the Commissioners of Goldsmiths Hall be authorized and required to give Warrant, to the Treasurers of that Receipt, to make Payment of the said Arrears, and likewise of the said weekly Allowance from henceforth, during that time: Which the said Treasurers are hereby required to pay, accordingly: And the Acquittance and Acquittances of the said Lady Craig shall be a sufficient Discharge to the said Treasurers for the same.

Ordered, That the same weekly Allowance formerly given to the Lady Denny, be continued for Three Months, from this time; and the Arrears thereof be paid unto her from the time the Payment thereof did cease, for the better enabling her Transportation into Ireland, out of the Receipts of Goldsmiths Hall: And that the Commissioners of Goldsmiths Hall be authorized and required to give Warrant, to the Treasurers of that Receipt, to make Payment of the said Arrears, and likewise of the said weekly Allowance, from henceforth, during that time: Which the said Treasurers are hereby required to pay, accordingly: And the Acquittance and Acquittances of the said Lady Denny shall be a full Discharge to the said Treasurers for the same.

Ordered, That the same weekly Allowance formerly given to the Lady Kildare, be continued for Three Months, from this time; and the Arrears thereof be paid unto her, from the time the Payment thereof did cease, for the better enabling her Transportation into Ireland, out of the Receipts of Goldsmiths Hall: And that the Commissioners of Goldsmiths Hall be authorized and required to give Warrant, to the Treasurers of that Receipt, to make Payment of the said Arrears, and likewise of the said weekly Allowance, from henceforth, during that time: Which the said Treasurers are hereby required to pay, accordingly: And the Acquittance and Acquittances of the said Lady Kildare shall be a sufficient Discharge to the said Treasurers for the same.

Ordered, That the same weekly Allowance formerly given to the Lady Sara Blundell, Wife of Sir George Blundell, be continued for Three Months, from this time; and the Arrears thereof be paid unto her, from the time the Payment thereof did cease, for the better enabling her Transportation into Ireland, out of the Receipts of Goldsmiths Hall: And that the Commissioners of Goldsmiths Hall be authorized and required to give Warrant to the Treasurers of that Receipt, to make Payment of the said Arrears, and likewise of the said weekly Allowance, from henceforth, during that time: Which the said Treasurers are hereby required to pay accordingly: And the Acquittance and Acquittances of the said Lady Sara Blundeli shall be a sufficient Discharge to the Treasurers for the same.

Ordered, That the same weekly Allowance of Fifty Shillings formerly allowed to Mrs. Elizabeth Willoughby, by the Committee, be continued for Three Months, from this time; and the Arrears thereof be paid unto her, from the One-and-twentieth of September last, for the better enabling her Transportation into Ireland, out of the Receipts of Goldsmiths Hall: And that the Commissioners of Goldsmiths Hall be authorized and required to give Warrant, unto the Treasurers of that Receipt, to make Payment of the said Arrears, and likewise of the said weekly Allowance, from henceforth, during that time: Which the Treasurers are hereby required to pay, accordingly: And the Acquittance and Acquittances of the said Mrs. Elizabeth Willoughby shall be a sufficient Discharge to the said Treasurers for the same.

Ordered, That the Commissioners of Goldsmiths Hall be authorized and required to grant their Warrants to the Treasurers of that Receipt to pay unto the Lady Loftus, Wife of Sir Arthure Loftus, Four Pounds per Week, for Six Months, from this time, for the present Relief of herself, and her Children, upon her Husband's Account: And that her Acquittance and Acquittances shall be a sufficient Discharge to the said Treasurers for the same.

Ordered, That the Commissioners of Goldsmiths Hall be authorized and required to give Warrant to the Treasurers of that Receipt to pay unto Margarett Rainborow, late Wife of Colonel Thomas Rainborow, deceased, towards the Maintenance of her, and her Children, the Sum of One hundred Pounds, at Michaelmas next, and Two hundred Pounds per Annum, from thenceforth, by quarterly Payments, until an Act shall be passed, in Parliament, for settling Lands upon the said Margaret Rainborow, Widow of the said Colonel Thomas Rainborow, and William Rainborow their Son: And that the Acquittance and Acquittances of the said Margarett Rainborow shall be a sufficient Discharge to the Treasurers for the same.

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Letter to be read.

Ordered, That the Letters of Sir Charles Coote, touching the Lord Ranalaugh, be read, and taken into Consideration, on Tuesday-come-sevennight.

Fowke's Decree.

The humble Petition of John Fowke, of London, Alderman, was this Day read.

The final Judgment and Decree made by the House of Peers, in the Cause of Alderman Fowke, dated 6 Maii, and an Order in the same Cause, dated 7 Octobris 1647, were also this Day read.

Resolved, That the Order of this House, of 22 Octobris 1647, whereby Alderman Fowke, his Counsel, Solicitors, and Agents, were required and enjoined to forbear any further Proceedings upon any Order or Orders made by the Lords, be taken off: And that it be referred to a Committee, to consider how the Substance and Effect of the Decree made by the said House of Peers in the said Petition mentioned, may be put in Execution; and report their Opinions therein to the House, on Thursday next: Viz. unto Alderman Allen, Mr. Salwey, Major General Skippon, Colonel Purefoy, Mr. Solicitor, Mr. Garland, Mr. Holland, Colonel Ven, Alderman Atkins, Sir Peter Wentworth, Mr. Gold, Mr. Say, Mr. Weaver, Colonel Harrison, Colonel Jones, Mr. Bond, Mr. Attorney, Mr. * Corbett, Colonel Fielder, Colonel Philip Jones; or any Five of them: And this Committee is to meet on Monday next, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Court of Wards; and so die in diem. And this Committee is to hear all Parties concerned: With Power to send for Persons, Papers, Records.

Ordered, That it be referred to the same Committee, to consider of that Part of the Petition of Alderman Fowke's, that concerns the Petitioner's Reparation, for his Sufferings in 3° Caroli; and of a fit Way how he may be satisfied; and to present their Opinions to the House.

Petitions to be read.

Ordered, That the Petitions of the Countess Dowager of Exeter, of Mr. Smythsby, and Sir Gerard Lowther, be read, and taken into Consideration, on Wednesday next, at Eleven of the Clock: And that Mr. Speaker do then take the Chair.

Resolved, That the humble Petition of the Widow of Lieutenant Colonel Smyth, and the Petition of Lieutenant Colonel John Lilburne, be read on Wednesday next.