Friday, June 22d, 1660.
Person liberated on Security.
ORDEREDThat Major Wm. Burton one of the
Twenty excepted Persons, being now in Custody with
the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, shall have
Liberty to attend his private Occasions; upon his giving
Security, before the Serjeant at Arms, to appear and
render himself to him, at such time as he shall require
Grant to Gen. Monk.
Resolved, By the and Commons, assembled
in Parliament, that Ten thousand Pounds, Part of what
remains in Arrear, and unpaid, of the Twenty
thousand Pounds conferred by Parliament on the Lord
General Monck, be charged on the Act and Ordinance for
an Assessment of Seventy Thousand Pounds per Month,
for Three Months, commencing the 24th of June, 1660;
and be paid in Course to the Lord General Monck, or
such as he shall appoint to receive the same, by the
Treasurer or Receiver General appointed to receive the
said Assessments, out of the Monies which shall come in
by virtue of the said Act and Ordinance.
And the Lords Concurrence is desired herein: And
Sir Thomas Clergis is to carry it to the Lords.
Ordered, That a Committee be appointed to consider,
how the Residue of the Twenty thousand Pounds, conferred on the Lord General Moncke, which is in Arrear,
over and above what's paid at the Receipt of Exchequer,
and over and above the Ten thousand Pounds charged
on the Ordinance for Three Months Assessment, may
be raised and satisfied in the surest and speediest Way;
and that Serjeant Maynard, Mr. Turner, Mr. Pryn, Sir
Thomas Clergis, Colonel Birch, Sir John Clobery, Colonel
King, Sir John Northcot, Sir Henage Finch, be the
Ordered, That the said Committee do, upon their
finding out of such Way for paying in the said Residue,
inform themselves, what Tallies have been struck in the
Exchequer, for any Part of the said Twenty thousand
Pounds, and the Money not actually paid; and to consider, how the said Tallies may be discharged and vacated; and report it to the House.
Pardon and Oblivion.
Sir Henage Finch reports some Additions, Omissions,
and Alterations, to the Bill of General Pardon and Oblivion, to make the same consistent and congruous with
the former Amendments; which were read by him, standing in his Place; and afterwards were read the First and
Second time, by the Clerk.
Resolved, That the Time to which the Act of Oblivion shall extend, shall be unto the 24th of June 1660;
and that the 29th of May in several Places in the
Amendments, be made the 24th of June 1660, accordingly.
A Proviso was tendered to this Bill in these Words;
Provided that this Act, or any thing therein contained,
shall not extend to pardon the Arrears of any Farmers,
or Tenants of any Rectories or Tythes whatsoever, belonging to any of the Archbishops, Bishops, Deans, and
Chapters, or any of the late Hierarchy, which have
grown due at any time since the Year 1648, and are
yet concealed, and not duly accounted for: Which was
read the First time.
Ordered, That Serjeant Maynard, Mr. Swinfin, Sir
Henage Finch, Serjeant Hales, Sir John Bowyer, Colonel
White, Serjeant Glyn, Mr. Skipwith, or any Three of
them, do withdraw, and pen a Proviso, upon the Debate
of the House, touching Arrears of impropriate Rectories
and Tythes in Tenants Hands; and report it To-morrow
The Amendments, now reported, with some other
Amendments now made at the Table, being put to the
Question, were agreed unto.
Ordered, That this Bill, as it is amended, be ingrossed.
Lords agree to Order, &c.
Sir Thomas Clergis brings Answer from the Lords, That
the Lords do agree to the Order for charging Ten thousand Pounds of the Arrears of the Twenty thousand
Pounds, conferred on the Lord General, upon the Act
and Ordinance for an Assessment at Seventy thousand
Pounds by the Month, for Three Months.
Wards and Liveries.
Resolved, That the House be resolved into a Grand
Committee this Afternoon, at Three of the Clock, upon
the Bill for taking away the Court of Wards; and that
they meet this Afternoon, at Three of the Clock, accordingly; and that Mr. Speaker do forbear to take
Ordered, That the Bill for settling of judicial Proceedings, be read To-morrow Morning the First Business.
The Question being put, That the Bill concerning
Sales be now read;
The House divided.
The Yeas went forth.
||Tellers for the Yeas:
||With the Yeas,|
||Tellers for the Noes:
||With the Noes,
So it passed with the Negative.