House of Commons Journal Volume 8
9 June 1660

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1802

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59, 60, 61

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 8: 9 June 1660', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 8: 1660-1667 (1802), pp. 59-61. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=26211 Date accessed: 28 November 2014.


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Saturday, 9th June, 1660.

Prayers.

Heveningham surrenders.

MR. Speaker acquaints the House, that Mr. Wm. Heveningham had rendered himself to him, in pursuance of his Majesty's Proclamation; and that he had given the Serjeant at Arms the Charge of him; with Direction for his attending the Pleasure of the House this Morning.

Resolved, That Wm. Heveningham Esquire do remain in the Custody of the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, till this House take further Order.

Plymouth Election.

Mr. Turner makes Report from the Committee for Privileges and Elections, on the double Return for the Borough of Plymouth in the County of Devon; That, upon Examination of the Fact, the Question appeared to be, whether the Mayor, the Twelve Aldermen, and Fourand-twenty Burgesses, or the Mayor and Commonalty at large, had Right of Election; and that, upon the Evidence then produced, the Committee were of Opinion, and resolved, that the Mayor and Commonalty have Right of Election; and that Mr. Secretary Morris, and Samuell Trelawney Esquire, being elected by the Mayor and Commonalty, are duly elected, and ought to sit.

Resolved, That this House doth agree with the said Committee, that the Mayor and Commonalty of Plymouth have Right to elect Members to serve in Parliament for that Borough; and that Mr. Secretary Morris and Mr. Trelawney are duly elected, and do sit in this House.

Pardon and Oblivion.

The House resumed the Debate upon the Act of general Pardon, Indemnity, and Oblivion.

Regicides.

Mr. Pryn reports from the Committee, a List of the Names of some who, though they did not sit at the Trial of the late King's Majesty, on the Twenty-seventh of January 1648, yet did sit on some of the Days preceding; which List was read, and is as followeth; viz.

January 20th, 1648.

Wm. Lord Munson, Thomas Challener, Fra. Lassells, James Challener, Thomas Lister, John Fry.

January 22th, 1648.

John Fry, Robert Wallop, Francis Lassells, James Challener, Wm. Lord Munson.

January 22th, 1648. Afternoon.

Robert Wallop, Wm. Lord Munson, Francis Lassells, Tho. Challener, James Challener, John Fry, Sir Gilbert Pickering.

January 23th 1648.

Sir James Harrington, Sir Henry Mildmay, Tho. Challener, John Fry, Sir Gilb. Pickering.

January 23, Afternoon.

Sir Henry Mildmay, Wm. Lord Munson, Sir James Harrington, Robert Wallop, Tho. Challener, John Frey, Sir Gilb. Pickering.

January 25th, 1648. Afternoon.

John Frey, Sentence drawn.
Sir Henry Mildmay,

January 26th, 1648. Afternoon.

Sir Henry Mildmay, Sentence agreed.
Wm. Lord Munson,
John Dove,
Tho. Challener,

January 27th, 1648

Thomas Challener,

January 29th, 1648.

Thomas Challaner signed the Sentence.

Dove's Petition.

The humble Petition of John Dove, a late Member of the Long Parliament, was this Day read.

Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee to whom the Examination of Mr. Thurloe's Business is committed, to consider of the said Petition, and examine what is therein mentioned, as they shall see Cause; and make Report therein to the House.

Proceedings against the Regicides.

The humble Petition of John Hutchinson Esquire was read.

Resolved, That John Hutchinson Esquire, one of the Judges of the late King's Majesty, be discharged from being a Member of this House.

Resolved, That John Hutchinson Esquire, be incapable of bearing any Office or Place, of public Trust, in this Kingdom.

Resolved, That John Hutchinson Esquire, in respect of his signal Repentance, shall not be within that Clause of Exception in the Act of general Pardon and Oblivion, as to any Fine, or Forfeiture of any Part of his Estate not purchased of, or belonging to, the Publick.

Resolved, That Wm. Lord Monson be excepted out of the Act of general Pardon and Oblivion, for and in respect only of such Pains, Penalties, and Forfeitures, (not extending to Life) as shall be thought fit to be inflicted on him, by another Act intended to be hereafter passed for that Purpose.

Resolved, That Thomas Challenor be excepted out of the Act of general Pardon and Oblivion, for and in respect only of such Pains, Penalties, and Forfeitures, (not extending to Life) as shall be thought fit to be inflicted on him by another Act intended to be hereafter passed for that Purpose.

Resolved, That James Challenor be excepted out of the Act of general Pardon and Oblivion, for and in respect only of such Pains, Penalties, and Forfeitures, (not extending to Life) as shall be thought fit to be inflicted on him, by another Act intended to be hereafter passed for that Purpose.

Resolved, That John Fry be excepted out of the Act of general Pardon and Oblivion, for and in respect only of such Pains, Penalties, and Forfeitures, (not extending to Life) as shall be thought fit to be inflicted on him, by another Act intended to be hereafter passed for that Purpose.

Resolved, That Francis Lassells, one of the Judges who sat at the Trial of the late King's Majesty, be discharged from being a Member of this House.

Resolved, That Francis Lassells be incapable of bearing any Office, or Place, of public Trust, in this Kingdom.

A Question being propounded, that Francis Lassells, paying a Year's Value of his Estate for a Fine, shall be in the same Condition with Mr. John Hutchinson, upon the foregoing Resolve of this House, concerning his Estate:

The House was divided.

And the Yeas went forth.

Sir Henry Cholmley, Tellers for the Yeas: 188.
Sir Wm. Lewis, With the Yeas,
Lord Falkland, Tellers for the Noes: 108.
Lord Herbert, With the Noes,

And the main Question being put; it was

Resolved, That Francis Lassells, paying one Year's Value of his Estate, for a Fine, shall not be within that Clause of Exception, in the Act of general Pardon and Oblivion, as to any other Fine, or Forfeiture, of any Part of his Estate not purchased of or belonging to the Publick.

Resolved, That Sir Henry Mildmay Knight be excepted out of the Act of general Pardon and Oblivion, for and in respect only of such Pains, Penalties, and Forfeitures, (not extending to Life) as shall be thought fit to be inflicted on him by another Act, intended to be hereafter passed for that Purpose.

Resolved, That Sir Henry Mildmay, now Prisoner at Dover, be sent up in Custody from Dover, and committed Prisoner to the Tower of London: And the Lieutenant of Dover Castle be, and hereby is, required to send him up in Custody to the Tower accordingly.

Resolved, That Robert Wallop Esquire be summoned, by the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, to appear in this House, on Monday Morning next, at Nine of the Clock.

The humble Petition of Gilbert Pickering Baronet, was read.

Resolved, That Sir Gilbert Pickering Baronet shall be excepted out of the Act of general Pardon and Oblivion, for and in respect only of such Pains, Penalties, and Forfeitures, (not extending to Life) as shall be thought fit to be inflicted on him by another Act, intended to be hereafter passed for that Purpose.

Resolved, That Sir James Harrington shall be excepted out of the Act of general Pardon and Oblivion, for and in respect only of such Pains, Penalties, and Forfeitures, (not extending to Life) as shall be thought fit to be inflicted on him by another Act, intended to be hereafter passed for that purpose.

Resolved, That Thomas Lister shall be excepted out of the Act of general Pardon and Oblivion, for and in respect only of such Pains, Penalties, and Forfeitures, (not extending to Life) as shall be thought fit to be inflicted on him by another Act, intended to be hereafter passed for that Purpose.

Resolved, That Mr. John Phelpes, one of the Clerks under the pretended high Court of Justice for Trial of the late King's Majesty, be excepted out of the Act of general Pardon and Oblivion, for and in respect only of such Pains, Penalties, and Forfeitures, (not extending to Life) as shall be thought fit to be inflicted on him by another Act intended to be hereafter passed for that Purpose.

The Names of those who are entered in the Journal of the Proceedings of the High Court of Justice for Trial of the late King's Majesty, as sitting on the 27th of January, 1648, when the Sentence of Death was pronounced against his Majesty, were read.

The humble Petition of Adrian Scroope was read.

Resolved, That Adrian Scroope, paying a Year's Rent of his Lands, in lieu of a Fine, shall not be within that Clause of Exception, in the Act of general Pardon and Oblivion, as to any other Fine, or Forfeiture of any Part of his Estate, not purchased of, or belonging to, the Publick.

Resolved, That the Lord Grey of Grooby be not excepted out of the Act of General Pardon and Oblivion, as to his own Estate.

Resolved, That Sir Hardres Waller, Vallentine Waulton, Edw. Whalley, Isaac Ewers, Sir John Danvers, Sir Tho. Maleverer, Sir John Bourchier, Wm. Heveningham, Isaac Penington, Henry Martyn, Wm. Purefoy, John Blakiston, Gilb. Millington, Sir Wm. Constable Baronet, Edm. Ludlow, Sir Michaell Livesey Baronet, Robert Titchborne, Owen Row, Robert Lilborne, Richard Deane, John Okey, John Hughson, Wm. Goffe, John Carew, Miles Corbett, Fra. Allen, Peregrin Pelham, John Moore, John Aldred, Henry Smyth, Humphrey Edwards, Gregory Clement, Tho. Wogan, Sir Gregory Norton Baronet, Edm. Harvey, John Venn, Tho. Andrews Alderman of London, Wm. Cawley, Anth. Stapley, John Downes, Thomas Horton, Tho. Hamond, Nicholas Love, Vincent Potter, Augustine Garland, John Dixwell, George Fleetewood, Symon Meyne, James Temple, Peter Temple, Daniell Blagrave, Thomas Waite, be excepted out of the General Act of Pardon and Oblivion, for, and in Respect only of such Pains, Penalties, and Forfeitures, (not extending to Life) as shall be thought fit to be inflicted on them by another Act, intended to be hereafter passed for that Purpose.

The House adjourns itself till Monday next, at Eight of the Clock.