Sabbati, 14 die Decembris, 1678.
Leave of Absence.
ORDERED, That Sir John Salisbury have Leave
to go into the Country.
Ordered, That Col. Sandys have Leave to go into the
Country, for Recovery of his Health.
Supply Bill; disbanding the Army.
Sir John Trevor reports from the Committee of the
whole House to whom the Bill for granting a Supply to
his Majesty, for disbanding the Forces raised since the
Nine-and-twentieth of September 1677, several Amendments agreed upon by the Committee to be made to the
Bill: Which he read in his Place; and afterwards delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Where the same
were twice read; and, with some Amendments made at
the Table, upon the Question, severally agreed.
A Clause, with a Blank, for a Free Gift to the
Soldiers, being presented to be made Part of the Bill;
and twice read;
The Question being put, That the Blank shall be filled
up with Ten Shillings to every Foot Soldier, and Foot
Grenadier, under the Degree of a Commission Officer;
The House divide.
The Yeas go forth.
||for the Noes,
|Sir Charles Wheeler,
||for the Yeas,
|Sir. John Fagg,
And so it was resolved in the Affirmative.
Resolved, That the said Clause be made Part of the Bill.
Another Clause was presented, to be added to the
Bill; and twice read; and, upon the Question, agreed
to be made Part of the Bill.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill, together with the several
Clauses and Amendments agreed to, be ingrossed.
Impeachment of the five Lords.
Ordered, That the first Twelve Persons of the Committee appointed to draw up the Impeachment against
the Five Lords; viz. Mr. Williams, Serjeant Mainard,
Sir John Holland, Sir Tho. Meeres, Mr. Powle, Sir John
Trevor, Mr. Solicitor General, Mr. Sachaverell, Sir Tho.
Stringer, Sir Rob. Sawyer, Serj. Gregory, Sir Tho. Lee;
be appointed a Committee of Secrecy, to draw up the
Impeachments; and to prepare the Evidence against the
The House being made acquainted by Mr. Speaker,
That Mr. Vaughan was the Thirteenth Person;
Ordered, That Mr. Vaughan be added to the said
A Petition of Daniel Giles was presented; and read to
Resolved, That the Consideration of the said Petition
be adjourned till Monday Morning: And that the Petitioner do then attend to own the said Petition.
Ordered, That the Paymaster, Mustermaster, and
Colonel, or next Commission Officer, (if such Colonel
or Commission Officer shall now be within Twenty Miles
of the City of London) of every Regiment, Troop, Company, or any Part of any Troop or Company, whether
Horse, Foot, Dragoons, or Grenadiers, now to be disbanded, do forthwith, under their Hands and Seals, make
up Books of the respective Sums of Money, which
will be due the First of January next; with the Names
of every such Officer and Soldier particularly, who are
to receive the same, and upon what Muster it becomes
so due, deducting the ordinary Proportions from every
particular Soldier, for the Paying for Cloaths: and to
return the same Books to this House with all Speed: And
likewise, the like particular Account of what will be then
due to such General Officers as have received their Commissions since the Nine-and-twentieth of September 1677,
and have taken the Oaths of Supremacy and Allegiance,
and subscribed the Declaration mentioned in an Act of
Parliament, intituled, An Act for preventing Dangers
which may happen from Popish Recusants.
And then the House adjourned till Monday
Morning, Eight of the Clock.