Wednesday, the 25th of June, 1651.
Insurrection in Wales.
MR. Scott reports from the Council of State, What
Letters of Intelligence hath been received from
South Wales, concerning the Insurrection lately there;
viz. A Letter from Row. Dawkins, and a Letter from
Colonel Philip Jones, from Swansey, June the Nineteenth
Which were this Day read.
Resolved, by the Parliament, That Philip Jermyn, one
of the Justices of the Upper Bench, Major General Harrison, Sir Wm. Constable, William Littleton Esquire, Henry
Harbert Esquire, Colonel Philip Jones, Thomas Wogan
Esquire, Michaell Oldsworth Esquire, Nicholas Lechmere
Esquire, Luke Hodges Esquire, Richard Aldworth Esquire,
Humfrey Edwards Esquire, Humfrey Mackworth Esquire,
Thomas Mitton Esquire, John Eltonhead Serjeant at Law,
* Clerke Serjeant at Law, John Norbury Esquire, Bussey
Mansell Esquire, Edward Pritchard Esquire, Sylvanus
Taylor, John Price, Rowland Dawkins, James Phillips,
Wroth Rogers, Sampson Lort, John Nicholas, Edward
Herbert, John Williams, Thomas Watkins, John Gawler
Esquire, Jenkin Franklen, Henry Morgan, Francis Blethin
Rice Williams, John Herbert, William Botterell, and John
James, be added to the High Court of Justice: And be
impowered and authorized to act, and put in Execution
the several Powers and Authorities contained in the several
Acts of Parliament impowering the said High Court.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Council of State,
at such Times as they shall see sit, upon the Informations
they have or shall receive touching the late Rebellion in
Cardigan, to give Direction for such of the Persons named
to be Commissioners of the High Court of Justice, to
go into those Parts: and to put in Execution the Powers
and Authorities in the said Act, in reference to the Persons in this Rebellion; and to give Order therein, as they
shall find sit.
Ordered, That the House do take the Business for Ireland into Consideration To-morrow Morning, the first
Business, according to former Order.
Proceedings against Lord Howard, &c.
The House this Day resumed the Debate upon the
Report made touching Edward Lord Howard.
Resolved, That the Particulars of the Proof of Compton's Charge be read.
The Particulars of Compton's Charge were read accordingly; together with the Examinations of Mr. Compton,
and the Copy of the Letter therein mentioned; the Examination of the Lord Lumley; and of the Lord Lumley
and Mr. Compton the Second time; and Thomas Bayles
Esquire: And the House proceeded with the Debate on
the whole Charge.
Resolved, That, upon Consideration of the several
Charges against Edward Lord Howard, of Escreek, and
the Proofs reported, and his Answer and Defence thereupon; the Parliament doth, upon the whole Matter,
declare and adjudge, That the said Edward Lord Howard
is guilty of Bribery.
Resolved, That Edward Lord Howard, of Escreek, be
discharged from being a Member of this Parliament, and
for ever disabled to sit in any Parliament; and from
bearing any Office, or Place of Trust, in this Commonwealth; and be fined Ten thousand Pounds: And that
he be committed to the Tower during the Pleasure of
Resolved, That Edward Lord Howard, of Escreek,
do attend at the Bar of this House; and, upon his Knee,
there receive this Judgment.
The Question being propounded, That the Parliament
doth adjudge and declare, That Wendy Oxford is guilty
of Perjury, and Subornation of Perjury;
And the Question being put, That that Question be
It passed with the Affirmative.
And the main Question being put;
It was Resolved, That the Parliament doth adjudge
and declare, That Wendy Oxford is guilty of Perjury, and
Subornation of Perjury.
Resolved, That the said Wendy Oxford be fined Five
Resolved, That the said Wendy Oxford be adjudged to
stand in the Pillory in the New Palace-yard in Westminster,
and at the Exchange, London.
Resolved, That the said Wendy Oxford be imprisoned
in Newgate for Three Months.
Resolved, That the said Wendy Oxford be, from and
after the End of the said Three Months, banished this
Commonwealth, and not to return upon Pain of Death.
Resolved, That the Sheriffs of London and Middlesex
be required to see this Judgment executed on the said
Wendy Oxford: And that he be set on the Pillory in one
of the Places aforesaid upon some Friday, and in the other
upon a Saturday.
Resolved, That the said Wendy Oxford be forthwith apprehended by the Serjeant at Arms attending this House.
Resolved, That Mrs. Murrey do pay the Sum of Two
hundred Pounds, which she received of Mr. Compton, to
such Use as the Parliament shall appoint; and stand
committed until the pay the same.
Resolved, That Mrs. Whorwood do pay the Sum of Six
hundred Pounds, by her received for procuring the Order
for Sir Robert Banister's Discharge, to such Use as the
Parliament shall appoint: And that the stand committed
until the pay the same.
Resolved, That the said several Sums be paid to the
Treasurers for sick and maimed Soldiers; and that the
same do go, and be employed, to and for the Use of the
said sick and maimed Soldiers.