House of Commons Journal Volume 6
11 July 1651

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 6: 11 July 1651', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 6: 1648-1651 (1802), pp. 602-603. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=26152 Date accessed: 21 September 2014.


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Friday, 11 Julii, 1651.

Prayers.

Scilly Garison.

MR. Bond reports from the Council of State, An Establishment for the Garison of Scilly; viz.

"Five Companies, of One hundred and twenty private Soldiers in each Company, besides usual Officers; whereof the Lieutenant Colonel's to be one; and his Company to be allowed Three Serjeants, and Three Corporals.

per Diem.
The Governor, besides his Pay of Lieutenant Colonel, and Captain; as Governor, per diem s. d.
12 -
A Preaching Minister 6 8
Commissary of Stores 4 -
A Surgeon 3 -
A Marshal 2 -
A Master Gunner 2 6
Two Gunners, each, per diem 1 8
Four Gunners Mates, per diem, each 1 4
Twenty Matrosses, per diem, each - 10
A Gunsmith 1 -
For Fire and Candle-light, per diem 4 8

Resolved, That in the said Report, these Words, "a Minister or Preacher," be amended and made "a Preaching Minister.

Resolved, That this House doth agree to this Establishment: And that the Committee of the Army do take care for the Payment thereof accordingly.

Army.

Mr. Bond likewise reports from the Council of State;

"That in respect of the Necessity and Use of the Regiments of Colonel Heane, and Colonel Bennet (whose Time is now near elapsed), they may be continued upon the Establishment Three Months longer."

Resolved, That the Regiments of Colonel Heane, and Colonel Bennett, be continued upon the Establishment for Three Months longer, from the time from which they are already continued.

Resolved, That there be Two Adjutant Generals more added to the Army in Scotland: And that they be added to the Establishment, and paid according to the former Establishment, with an Addition of Six Shillings per diem, to each of the Adjutants General, for Three Months:

And that the Committee of the Army do take care for their Payment thereof accordingly.

Surrender of Scilly.

Resolved, That the Articles for the Surrender of Scilly, be transmitted to the Commissioners for Compounding; to be put in execution, as to the Business of Sequestration, according to the Vote of the Parliament.

Pass for Greenvile.

Resolved, That the Council of State do grant a Pass to Sir John Greenvile Knight, for to pass up and down in England, without doing any thing prejudicial to the State.

Army.

Resolved, That there be an Addition of Two Deputy Muster-masters, and Two Marshal's Men, added to the Army now in England, upon the Establishment, for Three Months: And that the Committee for the Army do take Order for Payment of them accordingly.

Mr. Bond also reports from the Council of State;

Master Attendant of Portsmouth.

"That Colonel Willoughby, who was Commissioner of the Navy, and Master Attendant, resident at Portesmouth, is lately dead: That the Service requires the Place be immediately supplied: That the Council is of Opinion. That Captain Robert Moulton the elder is a fit Person for that Employment; and accordingly do offer him to the Parliament, to be put into the Place and Charge, which was lately in Colonel Willoughby; with the same Salary which Colonel Willoughby had, if the Parliament shall so think fit."

"That, when the Report is made in the House, about Captain Moulton, That the Parliament be also moved, That Order may be given for Payment to Colonel Willoughby, of his Monies; which, with great Willingness, and good Affection, he laid out for Defence of the River of Thames, in the time of the Insurrections of Kent and Essex; and of other Monies due to him from the State."

Resolved, That Captain Robert Moulton the elder be Commissioner of the Navy, and Master Attendant, resident at Portsmouth, in the place of Colonel Willoughby, who is lately dead; with the same Salary which Colonel Willoughby had.

Resolved, That it be referred to the Council of State, to examine the Accompt of the Monies laid out by Colonel Willoughby, for Defence of the River of Thames, in the time of the Insurrections of Kent and Essex; and other Monies due to him from the State; and to consider how the same may be paid, and out of what Monies; and present their Opinion therein to the Parliament.

Love's, &c. Petitions.

The humble Petition of Christopher Love, a condemned Prisoner in the Tower of London, was this Day read.

The House being informed by Mr. Speaker, that he had received a Paper, that divers Citizens of London were at the Door, with a Petition on the Behalf of Mr. Christofer Love;

The Serjeant was commanded by the House to fetch in the Petition.

Which was brought in accordingly; and read; and was intituled, "The humble Petition of many cordial Friends to this Parliament, inhabiting in the City of London, and Places adjacent, in behalf of Mr. Christofer Love, Prisoner in the Tower."

The humble Petition of the Parishioners of Lawrence Jury, London, was this Day read.

The humble Petition of the Congregation and Church of Christ, whereof Mr. Carile is Pastor, was this Day read.

The humble Petition of Mary the Wife of Christofer Love, condemned to die, was this Day read.

The Question being propounded, That the Execution of Mr. Christofer Love be respited for a Month;

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

The House was divided.

The Noes went forth.

Earl of Pembroke, Tellers for the Noes: 40.
Sir Henry Vane, With the Noes,
Major General Skippon, Tellers for the Yeas: 22.
Mr. Gurdon, With the Yeas,

So it passed with the Negative.

The Question being propounded, That Mr. Christofer Love be banished;

The Question being put, That that Question be now put;

The House was divided.

The Noes went forth.

Earl of Pembroke, Tellers for the Noes: 38.
Sir Henry Vane, With the Noes,
Lieut. Gen. Fleetwood, Tellers for the Yeas: 21.
Major General Skippon, With the Yeas,

So it passed with the Negative.

The Question being propounded, That Mr. Christofer Love be pardoned for these Offences;

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

The House was divided.

The Noes went forth.

Lord Lisle, Tellers for the Noes: 20.
Major General Skippon, With the Noes,
Earl of Pembroke, Tellers for the Yeas: 37.
Sir Henry Vane, With the Yeas,

So it passed with the Affirmative.

And the main Question being put; That Mr. Christofer Love be pardoned for this Offence;

It passed with the Negative.