House of Lords Journal Volume 10
17 February 1648

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 10: 17 February 1648', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 10: 1648-1649 (1767-1830), pp. 46-62. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=32754 Date accessed: 01 November 2014.


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DIE Jovis, 17 die Februarii.

PRAYERS.

Domini præsentes fuerunt:

Comes Warwicke, Speaker.

Comes Kent.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Northumb.
L. Viscount Say & Seale.
Comes Salisbury.
Comes Denbigh.
Ds. Mountagu.
Ds. North.
Ds. Howard.
Ds. Grey.
Ds. Dacres.
Ds. La Warr.

Ly. Moor's Pet.

Upon reading the Petition of the Lady Moore:

It is Ordered, To be specially recommended to the House of Commons.

Cave's Order.

The Order for One Hundred Pounds, out of Haberdashers Hall, to Thomas Cave, was read, and passed.

(Here enter it.)

Answer from the H. C.

Doctor Heath and Mr. Hakewill return with this Answer from the House of Commons:

That they agree to the Alterations in the Ordinance for Ireland: (Here enter it.) And concerning Mr. Middleton, they will send an Answer by Messengers of their own.

Mrs. Pigot's Order.

The Order for Mrs. Martha Pigott to have Two Hundred Pounds, out of Haberdas' Hall, was read, and Agreed to. (Here enter it.)

Mrs. Fiott's.

The Order for Mrs. Mary Fiott to have One Hundred, out of Haberdashers Hall, was read, and Agreed to. (Here enter it.)

Sir F. Willoughby's.

The Order for Sir Francis Willoughby to have Interest for Seven Hundred Pounds, out of Gouldsmithes Hall, was read, and Agreed to. (Here enter it.)

Elliot's.

The Order for One Hundred Pounds, out of Haberdashers Hall, to Rich. Elliott, was read, and Agreed to.

(Here enter it.)

L. Savage, Sir J. Mordaunt, and Howard, Quarrel:

The House being informed, "That there is a Quarrel between the Lord Savage, Mr. John Mordant, and Mr. Thomas Howard; and, for Prevention of any further Mischief, the Earl of Manchester hath sent the Lord Savage Word, in the Name of this House, That he keep his Lodging, until the Pleasure of this House be further signified:"

To keep their Houses.

It is Ordered, That the Gentleman Usher attending this House shall let the said Mr. John Mordant and Mr. Thomas Howard know, that it is the Command of this House, "That they keep their Lodgings until they receive the further Pleasure of this House, as they will answer the contrary."

Order to suspend the Privilege of those Peers who have left the House.

The House was adjourned into a Committee, to debate the Order of suspending for a Time the Privilege of Parliament of those Lords that have been in Arms against the Parliament, and adhered to the Enemy.

The House being resumed;

It is referred to the Committee of Privileges, to search Precedents, and consider how far Privilege of Parliament extends beyond the Sitting in Parliament.

The said Committee, or any Three of them, to meet on Monday next, in the Afternoon, at Three of the Clock, in the Prince's Lodgings; and Mr. Hakewill to attend the Committee: And their Lordships to have Power to call such Persons to their Assistance as they shall think fit. The Lords Committee to have Notice to attend the said Business.

Message from the H. C. with Orders.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Pierrepont, &c.; who brought up divers Orders, wherein they desire their Lordships Concurrence:

1. An Order for Colonel Wetton to transport a Regiment of Foot into Ireland.
Agreed to.
2. An Order for Firelocks out of the Stores to be sent to Dublyn.
Agreed to.
3. An Order for One Hundred Pounds to be given the Lady Cawfield.
Agreed to.
4. An Order for the Great Battering piece at Stafford to be sent to Colonel Jones.
Agreed to.
5. An Order for Henry Middleton to be Serjeant of the Mace, to attend the Great Seal.
Agreed to.
6. An Order for allowing Mr. Nath.Stevens, &c. such Monies as they have disbursed for Gloucester.
Agreed to.
(Here enter them.)

The Answer returned was:

Answer.

That this House agrees to all the Particulars now brought up.

Message to the H. C. for a Conference about the Sheriff of Camb.; and with Sir J. Astley's Ordinance.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Doctor Heath and Mr. Hakewill:

To desire a Conference To-morrow Morning, at Eleven of the Clock, concerning the Sheriff of Cambridgeshire.

2. To desire Concurrence in the Ordinance concerning Sir Jacob Asteley.

L. Forbes and Col. Kempson.

Ordered, That the Lord Forbes shall be released of his present Restraint at the Suit of Colonel Kempson; he having made an Assignment to him of his Debt, out of his Debt owing to him by the State.

Violence offered to the Houses.

Ordered, That the Lord Wharton and the Lord Howard shall have Time granted them, for making the Report concerning the Force upon the Parliament, upon Tuesday next, at which Time the Judges are to attend the House.

Order for 100£. to Cave.

Ordered, by the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, That Thomas Cave, of Greate Okeley, in the County of North'ton, who lost both his Eyes in the Service of the Parliament at Marston Moore, have the Sum of One Hundred Pounds bestowed upon him, for his Support, by the Parliament; and that the Committee for Advance of Monies at Habberdash'rs Hall do forthwith pay the said Sum of One Hundred Pounds to the said Thomas Cave, or his Assigns.

Order for 200£. to Mrs. Pigott.

Ordered, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled, That the Sum of Two Hundred Pounds be forthwith paid to Mrs. Martha Pigott, upon Accompt, out of Habberdash'rs Hall, by Order of the Committee of Lords and Commons for Advance of Monies, to be deducted out of her Husband's Arrears, for the present Subsistence of her and her Children: The pressing and very urgent Necessities of the said Mrs. Pigott and her Children are earnestly recommended unto the said Committee, to the End she may be speedily furnished, and receive some seasonable Supply for the Relief of her great and crying Wants."

Order for 100£. to Mrs. Fiott.

Ordered, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled, That the Sum of One Hundred Pounds be bestowed upon Mrs. Mary Fyott, a distressed Gentlewoman and Widow, of the Isle of Jersey, who hath shewed good Affections and done good Service to the Parliament; and that the Committee of Lords and Commons for the Advance of Monies at Habberdash'rs Hall do forthwith pay unto the said Mrs. Mary Fyott the said Sum of One Hundred Pounds accordingly."

Order for the Interest of 700£. to Sir F. Willoughby.

Whereas the Sum of Seven Hundred Pounds was, by former Order, appointed to be paid unto Sir Francis Willoughby, out of the Moiety of the Receipts at Gouldsmiths Hall, in Course, for the Relief of the great Necessity of his Wife and Children: It is Ordered, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled, That Interest, from this Day, payable every Six Months, be charged upon the Receipts at Gouldsmiths Hall, for the said Sum of Seven Hundred Pounds, and paid by the said Committee at Gouldsmiths Hall to the said Sir Francis Willoughby Knight, or his Assigns, every Six Months, accordingly."

Order for 100£. to Elliott.

Ordered, by the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, That the Committee for Advance of Monies at Habberdash'rs Hall do forthwith pay unto Richard Elliott Chirurgeon, who lost both his Eyes, and is lamed, in the Service of the Parliament, the full Sum of One Hundred Pounds, in full of his Arrears due upon his Entertainment."

Lt. Col. Wetton to raise and transport a Regiment into Ireland.

"That Lieutenant Colonel William Wetton will raise and transport a Regiment of Foot, for Colonel Moncke; himself to be Lieutenant Colonel; and the rest of the Officers to be of his own Election, and to be approved by both Houses; and to consist of Twelve Hundred Men, besides Officers, in Ten Companies; the State procuring Shipping, and he to pay the usual Rates for Transportation, he also providing a Chirurgeon's Chest.

That they shall be ready at the Water-side for their Transportation, Wind and Weather serving, by the Tenth of March at the furthest.

That they shall not omit any Opportunity of Wind and Weather for their Transportation after that Day.

And for this he will give good Security; upon Condition that he may have, upon the Excise, Two Thousand Two Hundred Pounds, with Eight Pounds per Centum until it be received.

And to the End the Soldiers may be no Burden to the Country during their Expectation of Shipping, he desires the Soldiers may have allowed them Six Pence per Diem; the which he will undertake to pay them, provided he may receive it out of the Excise.

That he may have Eight Hundred Muskets, Bandaliers, and Swords, and Four Hundred Pikes and Swords, to be ready with Colonel Monke by that Time, or before his Men shall be landed there, that they may be presently fitted for Service: These to be provided and sent by the State.

And for that the Quarters in Ulster are not able to make any Provisions of Victuals for the said Regiment, and that it will be necessary to have Two Months Victuals at least till they shall be able to get something from the Country; the said Lieutenant Colonel Wetton doth further undertake to provide and transport Fourteen Hundred Bolls of Meal, for the Use of the said Regiment, at Twenty-five Shillings per Boll, amounting to One Thousand Seven Hundred and Fifty Pounds; provided that he may have Assignment for the same upon the Excise, with Eight Pounds per Centum until it shall be paid."

Whereas there was formerly Twenty Thousand Pounds charged upon the Excise, for the Province of Lemster, of which the Committee for the Affairs of Ireland at Derby House hath not been able to make any Use, for Provisions for that Province, in regard the Credit of the Excise is so much weakened, by reason the said Money cannot yet be had in Course for a long Time: It is therefore Ordered, by the Lords and Commons, That the foresaid Sums be furnished out of it, for this Regiment for Lieutenant Colonel Wetton, who is contented to accept thereof; and that the same be restored again to the Province of Lemster, out of the First Monies that shall come in for Ireland upon any Ordinance: And the Province of Lemster is notwithstanding to go on upon an equal Division with the rest of the Provinces in the Receipt of future Monies."

Firelocks to be sent to Dublin.

"Ordered, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled, That a Thousand Firelocks, out of the Stores or elsewhere, belonging to the State, not being Part of those Arms that belong to the Army, be sent to Dublin, both for the sparing of Match, and for the better carrying on many Services for which they are more proper."

Order for 100£. to Ly. Cawfield.

"Ordered, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled, That the Sum of One Hundred Pounds be bestowed upon the Lady Cawfeild, for her Relief, and paid by Order of the Committee of Lords and Commons for Advance of Monies at Habberdash'rs Hall, out of the Monies coming in there; and that likewise the Weekly Sum of Four Hundred Pounds be duly paid unto the said Lady Cawfeild, by like Order of the said Committee of Lords and Commons at Habberdash'rs Hall, for her present Support and Maintenance."

Piece of Battery at Stafford to be sent to Ireland.

Ordered, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled, That the Great Piece of Battery now at Stafford, with its Equipage, be forthwith sent over into Ireland, to Colonel Jones, as also those at Chester."

Ordinance for Middleton to be Serjeant at Arms attending the Great Seal.

"Be it Ordained, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled, That Henry Middleton Esquire shall have and hold the Office or Place of Serjeant at Arms attending upon the Chancellor, Keeper, or Commissioners of the Great Seal of England for the Time being, for or during his Natural Life, together with the Fee of Twelve Pence per Diem out of the Hanaper, to be paid at Michaelmas and Easter, by equal Portions, and all other Profits, Commodities, Emoluments, Allowances, Livery, Diet, and Advantages, to the said Office belonging or appertaining, in like Manner, and as amply, as Walter Lithe, alias Lieghe, Esquire, Edward Birkhead Esquire, or any others, have heretofore held or enjoyed the same: And Oliver St. John Esquire, His Majesty's Solicitor General, is hereby required to prepare a Grant of the said Office and Premises, in usual Form, unto the said Henry Middleton, as aforesaid, during his Natural Life; which Grant, so prepared, the Commissioners of the Great Seal are hereby authorized and required to pass under the said Great Seal, in usual Form, accordingly: For all which, this Ordinance, or the Duplicate thereof, to those whom it may concern, shall be sufficient Warrant."

Order for an Allowance to Hodges, Stevens, and Pury, Treasurers for Gloucesters.

Upon passing the Accompts of Mr. Nathaniell Stephens, Mr. Thomas Hodges, and Mr. Pury, for Monies received and disbursed by them for the Garrison of Gloucester, for and towards the Raising and Paying the Forces there: It is Ordered, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled, That One Penny in the Pound shall be allowed to the said Accomptants, for their Charges, and Monies paid to Treasurers, Clerks, and other Persons employed in the said Service, for above Four Years last past. And the Committee of Accompts are required to make Allowance thereof accordingly."

(fn. *) "16 Februarii, 1647.

An Ordinance of the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, for raising of Twenty Thousand Pounds a Month, for the Relief of Ireland.

Ordinance to raise 20,000£. a Month for Ireland, by a General Assessment throughout England and Wales.

Whereas it hath pleased God of late so to bless and prosper the Forces of this Kingdom in the Kingdom of Ireland, and to give them such Success against the inhuman and bloody Irish, as that those Rebels are reduced to very great Straights, and our Affairs put into such a Condition as gives very great Hopes to put that War to a happy and speedy Period, (if there be now an effectual and vigorous Prosecution of the Advantages we have) with seasonable Supplies, the Want whereof hath hitherto hindered the compleating of that Work, notwithstanding that great Sums have been at several Times raised and spent for that Service: The Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled, taking these Things into their Consideration; and also how much the Honour and Interest of this Kingdom is concerned in the Reducing of Ireland to the Obedience of the Crown of England; and of how absolute and indispensable Necessity it is, for the Peace and Tranquillity of this Kingdom, that this (fn. †) Relation should be compleat; and considering also in how great Want both of Food and Cloathing those Forces are; and that, after so much good Service, and such great Success and Victory against the Rebels, themselves are in Danger to be lost by Famine and Nakedness, and this Kingdom to lose the Fruit of all their Service and Success, if there be not speedy Care taken to provide against these Necessities: Therefore, although the said Lords and Commons are very sensible of the great Burthens that have been, and still are, upon this Kingdom, in other Taxes and Payments, which the Exigency of Affairs by the late Troubles have necessitated to be laid and levied; and that, by a late Ordinance, there hath been Sixty Thousand Pounds per Mensem charged upon the Kingdom, for the Service of England and Ireland, of which notwithstanding, by reason of the said Exigencies and Necessities, no Part can possibly be spared for the Kingdom of Ireland: They have thought fit to order and ordain, and be it Ordained by the said Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, and by the Authority of the same, That, for the Intents and Purposes aforesaid, the Sum of Twenty Thousand Pounds a Month shall be charged, rated, taxed, and levied, upon all and every the several Counties, Cities, Towns, Liberties, Places, and Persons, hereafter mentioned, according to the several Proportions, Rates, and Distributions, in this present Ordinance expressed; the same to be paid in Monthly to the several Collectors to be appointed for the receiving thereof, and so to continue for the Space of Six Months, the Months to be accounted according to the Months in the Kalendar, and not according to Twenty-eight Days for the Month, beginning from the First Day of February, 1647; that is to say,

Upon the County of Berks, the Monthly Sum of Two Hundred Twenty-seven Pounds, Eighteen Shillings, and Nine Pence.

The County of Bedford, the Monthly Sum of Two Hundred Twenty-four Pounds, Eleven Shillings, and Four Pence.

The County of Buckingham, the Monthly Sum of Two Hundred Seventy-one Pounds, Sixteen Shillings.

The County of Cambridge, the Monthly Sum of Four Hundred Eighty-seven Pounds, Twelve Shillings, and Two Pence.

The Isle of Ely, the Monthly Sum of One Hundred Sixty-three Pounds, Twelve Shillings, and Eight Pence.

The County of Chester, the Monthly Sum of One Hundred Fifteen Pounds, One Shilling, and Eight Pence.

The County of the City of Chester, the Monthly Sum of Thirteen Pounds, Four Shillings, and Seven Pence Half-penny.

The County of Cornwal, the Monthly Sum of Four Hundred Nine Pounds, Eight Shillings, and Six Pence.

The County of Cumberland, the Monthly Sum of Twenty-five Pounds, Thirteen Shillings, and Four Pence Half-penny.

The County of Derby, the Monthly Sum of One Hundred Fourteen Pounds, Three Shillings, Three Half-pence.

The County of Devon, the Monthly Sum of One Thousand One Hundred Seventy-six Pounds, Eight Shillings, and Eight Pence Half-penny.

The County and the City of Exon, the Monthly Sum of Forty-two Pounds, Nine Shillings, and Nine Pence.

The County of Dorset, the Monthly Sum of Three Hundred Eleven Pounds, Sixteen Shillings, and Ten Pence Half-penny.

The County of Pool, the Monthly Sum of Three Pounds, Five Shillings, and Six Pence Half-penny.

The County Palatine of Duresm, the Monthly Sum of Fifty-three Pounds, and Eight Pence.

The County and City of York, the Monthly Sum of Seven Hundred Fifty-three Pounds, Eleven Shillings, and a Penny.

The County and Town of Kingston upon Hull, the Monthly Sum of Sixteen Pounds, Nineteen Shillings, and Seven Pence.

The County of Essex, the Monthly Sum of One Thousand Five Hundred Fifteen Pounds, Sixteen Shillings, and Three Pence.

The County of the City of Glocester, the Monthly Sum of Four Hundred Four Pounds, One Shilling, and Two Pence Farthing.

The City of Glocester, the Monthly Sum of Fortyfour Pounds, Seventeen Shillings, and Eleven Pence.

The County of Hereford, the Monthly Sum of Two Hundred Eighty-nine Pounds, Seven Shillings, and Five Pence.

The County of Hertford, the Monthly Sum of Five Hundred Forty-six Pounds, Five Shillings, and One Penny Three Farthings.

The County of Huntington, the Monthly Sum of Two Hundred Twenty-nine Pounds, One Shilling, and One Penny Three Farthings.

The County of Kent, the Monthly Sum of One Thousand Five Hundred Eighty-seven Pounds, Thirteen Shillings, and Eight Pence Farthing.

The County of Lancaster, the Monthly Sum of One Hundred Seventy-six Pounds, Seven Shillings, Eight Pence Half-penny.

The County of Leicester, the Monthly Sum of One Hundred Fifty-five Pounds, Sixteen Shillings, and Six Pence Three Farthings.

The County and City of Lincoln, the Monthly Sum of Five Hundred Forty-six Pounds, Three Shillings, and One Half-penny.

The City of London, the Monthly Sum of One Thousand Three Hundred Two Pounds, Thirteen Shillings, One Penny Farthing.

The County of Middlesex, the Monthly Sum of Five Hundred Seven Pounds, Five Shillings, and Eleven Pence.

The County of Monmouth, the Monthly Sum of Sixty-four Pounds, Six Shillings, Four Pence Farthing.

The County of Northampton, the Monthly Sum of One Hundred Ninety-seven Pounds, Three Shillings, and Eleven Pence Three Farthings.

The County of Notingham, the Monthly Sum of One Hundred Seventeen Pounds, Nineteen Shillings, and Nine Pence.

The Town and County of Notingham, the Monthly Sum of Three Pounds, Eighteen Shillings, and Two Pence Farthing.

The County of Norfolk, the Monthly Sum of One Thousand Five Hundred Eighty-seven Pounds, Thirteen Shillings, and Eight Pence Farthing.

The City and County of Norwich, the Monthly Sum of Eighty-two Pounds, Three Shillings, and Nine Pence Three Farthings.

The County of Northumberland, the Monthly Sum of Thirty-three Pounds, Twelve Shillings, Three Pence Half-penny.

The Town and County of Newcastle upon Tine, the Monthly Sum of Nine Pounds, Nineteen Shillings.

The County of Oxon, the Monthly Sum of Two Hundred Fifty-nine Pounds, Seventeen Shillings, and Eleven Pence Three Farthings.

The County of Rutland, the Monthly Sum of Forty-two Pounds, Thirteen Shillings, and Eight Pence.

The County of Salop, the Monthly Sum of One Hundred Eighty-four Pounds, Thirteen Shillings, Three Pence Farthing.

The County of Stafford, the Monthly Sum of One Hundred Fifty-one Pounds, Eleven Shillings, and Nine Pence Half-penny.

The County of the City of Lichfield, the Monthly Sum of Three Pounds, Eleven Shillings, and Six Pence Half-penny.

The County of Somerset, the Monthly Sum of Six Hundred Eighty-three Pounds, Ten Shillings, and Five Pence Half-penny.

The County of the City of Bristol; the Monthly Sum of Thirty-seven Pounds, Ten Shillings, and Eleven Pence Half-penny.

The County of Hampton, the Monthly Sum of Five Hundred Four Pounds, Fourteen Shillings, and Nine Pence Three Farthings.

The Town and County of Southampton, the Monthly Sum of Twenty Pounds, Sixteen Shillings, and Two Pence Half-penny.

The Isle of Wight, the Monthly Sum of Sixty-nine Pounds, Seven Shillings, and Six Pence.

The County of Suffolk, the Monthly Sum of One Thousand Five Hundred Eighty-seven Pounds, Thirteen Shillings, and Eight Pence Farthing.

The County of Surrey, the Monthly Sum of Four Hundred Forty-nine Pounds, Two Shillings, and Eight Pence.

The County of Sussex, the Monthly Sum of Eight Hundred Eighty-two Pounds, Eleven Pence Farthing.

The County of Warwick, the Monthly Sum of Two Hundred Seven Pounds, One Shilling, and Two Pence.

The County of the City of Coventry, the Monthly Sum of Twenty-six Pounds, and Thirteen Shillings.

The County of Worcester, the Monthly Sum of Two Hundred Thirty-one Pounds, Twelve Shillings, and Eight Pence.

The County and City of Worcester, the Monthly Sum of Fourteen Pounds, Eight Shillings, and Six Pence Farthing.

The County of Westmerland, the Monthly Sum of Twenty-two Pounds, Three Shillings, and Three Farthings.

The County of Wilts, the Monthly Sum of Four Hundred Seventy-three Pounds, Nineteen Shillings, and Seven Pence.

Wales.

The County of Anglesey, the Monthly Sum of Sixteen Pounds, Nineteen Shillings, and Three Pence Farthing.

The County of Brecknock, the Monthly Sum of Thirty-four Pounds, Eight Shillings, and Eleven Pence Half-penny.

The County of Cardigan, the Monthly Sum of Forty Pounds, Sixteen Shillings, and Six Pence Three Farthings.

The County of Caermarthen, the Monthly Sum of Thirty-three Pounds, Eleven Shillings, and Ten Pence.

The County of Carnarvan, the Monthly Sum of Fourteen Pounds, Two Shillings, and One Penny Three Farthings.

The County of Denbigh, the Monthly Sum of Eighteen Pounds, Two Shillings, and Three Pence Half-penny.

The County of Flint, the Monthly Sum of Eleven Pounds, Two Shillings, and Three Half-pence.

The County of Glamorgan, the Monthly Sum of Forty-three Pounds, Eighteen Shillings, and Six Pence Half-penny.

The County of Merioneth, the Monthly Sum of Ten Pounds, Ten Shillings, and Six Pence.

The County of Montgomery, the Monthly Sum of Forty-one Pounds and Ten Pence Three Farthings.

The County of Pembroke, the Monthly Sum of Thirty-eight Pounds, Fourteen Shillings, and a Farthing.

The County of Radnor, the Monthly Sum of Twenty-four Pounds, Seven Shillings, and Six Pence Half-penny.

The Town of Haverfordwest, the Monthly Sum of Three Pounds, Seven Shillings, and Six Pence Farthing.

And be it further Ordained, That as well every Person of the Estate of a Baron and Baroness, and every Estate above, and all and every other Person and Persons, born within the Realm of England, Wales, and other the King's Dominions, as well Ecclesiastical as Temporal, and every Fraternity, Guild, Corporation, Mystery, Brotherhood, and Commonalty, Corporate or not Corporate, as well Ecclesiastical as Temporal, within the Realm of England, Wales, or other the King's Dominions, for the Value of every Pound (fn. *) which every such Person, Fraternity, Guild, Corporation, Mystery, Brotherhood, and Commonalty, Corporate or not Corporate, hath of his or their own, or that any other hath to his or their Use or Uses, as well in Coin as in Plate, Stock of Merchandize, or of any Manner of Corn and Grain, Household Stuff, and of all other Goods Moveables, as well within this Realm as without; and of all such Sum or Sums of Money as to him or them is, are, or shall be owing, whereof he or they trust in their Conscience to be paid; (except and out of the Premises deducted) such Sums of Money as he or they owe, and in his or their Conscience intend truly to pay; and except also the Apparel of every such Persons, their Wives and Children, belonging to their own Bodies (saving Jewels, Gold, Silver, Stones, Pearl), shall pay towards the said Monthly Sum and Sums of Money so assessed as aforesaid; and every Alien and Stranger born out of the King's Obeisance, as well Denizens as others, inhabiting within this Realm and Dominion of Wales, and also every Popish Recusant, Convict or not Convict, shall pay, towards the Sums aforesaid, a Proportion Double to those of the like Estates being no Aliens or Recusants; and that every Person born within the King's Obeisance, as well Ecclesiastical as Temporal, and every Corporation, Fraternity, Guild, Mystery, Brotherhood, and Commonalty, Corporate or not Corporate, as well Ecclesiastical as Temporal, for every Estate that every such Person or Persons, and every Corporation, Fraternity, Guild, Mystery, Brotherhood, and Commonalty, Corporate or not Corporate, or any other to his or their Use, in Trust or otherwise, hath in Fee Simple, Fee Tail, for Term of Life, Term of Years, by Execution, Wardship, or by Copy of Court Roll, of and in any Honours, Castles, Manors, Lands, Tenements, Rents, Services, Tithes, Oblations, Obventions, Annuities, Offices of Profits, Fees, Corodies, or other Yearly Profits or Hereditaments, as well within Ancient Demesne and other Places privileged as elsewhere, shall pay, to and towards the said Monthly Sums, his and their proportionable Part and Proportion of such Sum and Sums of Money as are imposed, charged, and set, upon each several County, according as the same shall be divided, distributed, taxed, or set, upon each several Town, Hamlet, Parish, or Place, where such Person or Persons is or shall be chargeable by this Ordinance, and the true Intent and Meaning thereof.

"Provided always, That nothing in this Ordinance shall be extended to charge either of the Universities, or any of the Colleges or Halls within the said Universities, nor any the Rents and Revenues due and payable to the said Universities or Colleges, or any of them; nor to charge any Master, Fellow, or Scholar, of any the said Colleges, nor any Reader, Officer, or Minister, of the said Universities or Colleges, or any of them, for and in regard of any Stipend, Wages, or Profit whatsoever, arising or growing due to them, or any of them, in respect of their said several Places and Employments in the said Universities; and that nothing in this Ordinance contained shall be extended to charge any of the Colleges of Winchester, Eaton, or Westminster, or any Hospital or Alms-house, or any Free-school, or any Rents or Revenues due and payable to them, or any of them; and that the Tenant and Tenants of all and every the said Universities, Colleges, Halls, Hospitals, Alms-houses, and Freeschools respectively, shall be charged, by virtue of this Ordinance, for so much only as the Lands and Tenements held by the said Tenant or Tenants are worth by the Year, over and above the Rent or Revenue therefor respectively due or payable to the said Universities, Colleges, Halls, Hospitals, Alms-houses, Free-schools, or any of them respectively; any Thing in this present Ordinance notwithstanding.

"Be it further Ordained, by the said Lords and Commons, That the Persons hereafter named shall be the Commissioners of the several and respective Counties and Places hereafter mentioned:

"For the County of Bedford.

"Sir Beauchamp St. John Knight, Sir John Burgoyn Baronet, Sir Thomas Aston Knight and Baronet, Sir Oliver Luke, Sir Samuel Luke, Sir John Rolt, Sir Roger Burgoyn, Sir William Boteler and Sir John Thompson, Knights, Thomas Roll, Thomas Sadler, James Beverley, Lewis Monox, Edward Osborn, Robert Staughton, Samuel Brown, Onslow Winch, John Harvey, Edward Cater, Clement Armiger, Humphrey Monox, William Duncumb, John Vaux, Humphrey Fish, John Neal, Thomas Dacres, and Richard Edwards, Esquires, Sir William Bryers Knight, and Thomas Daniel Esquire.

"For the Town of Bedford.

The Mayor of the Town of Bedford for the Time being, Samuel Brown Recorder there, Francis Banister Doctor in Physic, Robert Haws, Thomas Haws, Thomas Paradine, and Thomas Dacres, Esquires.

For the County of Berks.

William Lenthal Esquire Speaker of the House of Commons and Master of the Rolls, Sir Francis Knowls Knight, Sir Francis Pile Baronet, Sir Robert Pye Senior, Sir Benjamin Rudyard, Knights, Henry Martin, Edmond Dunch, Richard Whitehead, Peregrine Hobby, Tanfield Vachel, John Lenthal, Cornelius Holland, John Packer, Robert Packer, Daniel Blagrave, George Purefoy, Samuel Dunch, Roger Knight, Humphrey Dolman, William Barker, William Hide, William Trumbal, Thomas Fettiplace, John Southby, Thomas Morris, Samuel Wightwick, and John Bulkley, Esquires.

For the County of Buckingham.

Thomas Lord Viscount Wenman, Sir Peter Temple Knight and Baronet, Richard Winwood, Bulstrode Whitelock, Esquires, Sir William Andrews, Sir Richard Piggot and Sir William Cob, Knights, Francis Drake Esquire, Isaac Penington Alderman of London, George Fleetwood Esquire, Sir Richard Ingoldsby Knight, Anthony Ratcliff, Thomas Lane, John Dormer, Richard Serjeant, Edmund West, Thomas Bulstrode, Simon Main, Henry Beck, Anthony Carpenter, Thomas Scot, Christopher Egleton, Thomas Airs, Thomas Lygo, John Lane, William Russel, William Theed of Craston, William Wheeler of Redding-court, and John Doiley, Esquires, Sir Gilbert Gerrard Baronet, Christopher Hen, Thomas Wyan, Richard Baldwin, and John Barringer, Gentlemen, Richard Brown Esquire, Sir Gregory Norton Baronet, Valentine Walton, Thomas Shilborn, George Baldwin, William Short, Cornelius Holland, Thomas Tirrel, Richard Greenvile, Esquires, Sir Richard Napier Knight, John Deverel, Thomas Theed, Gentlemen, Henry Andrews, John Eccleston, Esquires.

For the County of Cambridge.

Sir Dudley North Knight of the Bath, Sir Miles Sandis, Sir James Reynolds, Knights, Oliver Cromwel, James Reynolds, Francis Russel, Robert Reynolds, Thomas Symonds, Thomas Ducket, Robert Castle, John Crain, Michael Dalton, Killiphet Russel, Talbot Pepis, William Lemman, Dudley Pope, Thomas Bendish, Esquires, Robert Clerk, John Welbore, Edward Clench, Edward Leeds, James Thomson, William James, John Chewery, John Raven, William Reynolds of Triplo, Doctor Sawyer, John Robson Gentleman, Philip Story, Doctor Richard Stone, John Roper, John Parker, Sir John Burgon Baronet, and Thomas Wendy Esquire.

For the University and Town of Cambridge.

The Mayor for the Time being, John Lowry, Samuel Spalding, Aldermen, Alderman French, Alderman Robson, Talbot Pepis, Richard Foxton, Richard Teens, Esquires, James Blackley, Alderman Teems, Edward Almond, Henry Lucas.

For the Isle of Ely.

Sir Miles Sands, Sir Edward Partherich, Oliver Cromwel, George Glapthorn, John Hubbert, and William March, Esquires, Richard Stone Doctor of Physic, Thomas Castle, Tristrum Diamond, George Farwel, and William Fisher, Esquires.

"For the County of Chester.

Sir George Boothe Knight and Baronet, Sir William Brereton Baronet, Thomas Stanley, Henry Brook, John Bradshaw, Robert Duckinfield, Henry Vernon, John Crew, Thomas Marbury, George Boothe, Henry Birkenhead, Henry Green, William Touchet, Roger Wilbraham, Peter Warburton, and William Davis, Esquires, John Weltnal Gentleman, George Warburton, Philip Manwaring, Henry Delves, Robert Venables, and William Massey, Esquires, Robert Greg, James Louden, Jonathan Bruen, Peter Holford, Henry Bradshaw, John Wetnal, Gentlemen, John Leigh, Thomas Croxton, and Edward Hide Esquires.

For the City of Chester.

The Mayor for the Time being, John Ratcliff Esquire Recorder, John Aldersay, Peter Leigh, William Edwards, Richard Leicester, Alderman Calven, Calven Bruen, Samuel Buck, Robert Greg, Merchants, and Mr. Robert Wright Alderman, Christopher Blease, Robert Whitby, Edward Bradshaw, Owen Hughs, Richard Bradshaw, John Whittle, William Crompton, and John Johnson, Aldermen, and John Wyn Citizen, Sir William Brereton Knight and Baronet.

For the County of Cornwal.

Francis Buller, Richard Erysey, Thomas Arundel, Francis Goodalphin of Trevenger, Robert Scawen, John Elliot, John St. Aubyn, John Trefusis, John Moyl, Hugh Boscowen, George Kekwich, John Trefusis Junior, Thomas Gewen, Richard Chiverton, Christopher Worthdival, Anthony Rowse, Nicholas Waddam, Henry Wills, Robert Bennet, Richard Carter, Edward Elliot, John Martin, Richard Penwarren, William Ceely, Robert Martin, John Cary of Penwarden, Leonard Treis Esquires, Robert Roll, Nicholas Trefusis, Edward Hearl, Francis Wills, John Vivian, Francis Buller of Tregurick, Peter Jenking, John Penrose, John Thomas, James Parker, William Glyn, Edmund Prideaux of Badstow, Francis Courtney, Richard Lovis, John Nicol, Roger Porter, John Jago, Thomas Waddon, James Eresey, John Penrose.

For the County of Cumberland.

Sir Wilford Lawson Knight, William Lawson, William Brisco, Thomas Lamplough, Richard Barwis, John Barwis Senior, William Armin, Richard Toulson, John Skelton of Armathwait, Thomas Curwen of Sellapark, Esquires, Miles Halton, Thomas Barwis, Michael Studholm, John Hudson, John Stoddard, Richard Uriel, Gentlemen, Thomas Groiston, Thomas Grosthwait, Merchants, Henry Toulson, Colonel Cholmley, and Ambrose Nicholson, Esquires.

For the County of Derby.

Sir George Grisley and Sir John Curson Knights and Baronets, Sir John Gell, Sir Edward Cook, and Sir Francis Burded Baronets, Sir Edward Leech, Sir John Cook, and Sir Samuel Sleigh, Knights, Ralph Clerk, Christopher Horton, William Wolley, Nicholas Leak, Rowland Moremood, John Munday, Randolph Ashenburst, Henry Wigsol, John Wigley, and Robert Eure, Esquires, Thomas Saunders, George Pool, Edward Lardge, William Savil, and Edward Charelton, Gentlemen, and Francis Revel Esquire, the Mayor for the Time being, Robert Wilmot, James Abney, Thomas Gell Recorder, Esquires, Nathanael Hollows, Luke Whittington, Robert Mellar Aldermen, Mr. Edward Peg, Gervis Bennet, Nicholas Wilmot, and Francis Munday, Esquires.

For the County of Devon.

Sir John Bampfield Baronet, Sir Richard Strode, Sir Edward Fowel, Edmond Fowel Esquire, Josias Calmady, Sir Henry Rosewel and Sir John Yong Knights, Walter Yong, Edmond Prideaux, John Maynard, John Harris of Hayn, Francis Rowse, John Waddon, John Rolls, William Fry, Philip Crooker, Robert Savery, Elias Grymes, Arthur Upton, Richard Gilbert, John Mallock of Axmouth, Thomas Crew, Charls Vaughan, John Bear, Henry Pollexfin, John Kelly of Kelly, and Philip Skippon, Esquires, the Mayor of Plymouth for the Time being, John Barton of Silverton, John Champneys, Thomas Boon, Philip Harris, Joseph Huntkin, John Marshal, Philip Frances, Thomas Ceely, Richard Evans, Timothy Alsop, Justinian Peard, Christopher Ceely, and Sampson Heal, Esquires, Sir Gregory Norton and Sir Francis Drake Baronets, John Drake of Ash, William Basterd, and Christopher Savery, Esquires, Sir John Pool Baronet, Christopher Wood, Robert Duke of Otterton, William Fowel, Thomas Drake of Wiscomb, Matthew Heal, Peter Bevis, Robert Roll, John Dodderidge, Richard Wood, Edmond Davis, John Drake, John Elford, and John Tuckfield, Esquires, Sir Nicholas Martin Knight, Sir John Northcot Baronet, Lewis Grymes, Hugh Fortescue, and John Fortescue, Esquires, the Mayor of Dartmouth for the Time being, Hugh Trevillian, Peter Specot, William Morris, John Fountain, John Bury, John Quick, Edmond Parker, Edmond Anscot, John Wollacobe, Nicholas Prideaux, Nicholas Roop, John Vaughan, and John Carew, Esquires, the Mayor of Plymouth, Thomas Earl, Richard Rose, Henry Walround, John Drake, Richard Duke, John Terling, William Put, Henry Worth, Thomas Haach, and William Squire, Esquires, Richard Harris Mayor of Barnstable.

For the City and County of Exon.

The Mayor for the Time being, Walter White, E'mond Prideaux Esquire, Recorder, Simon Snow Esquire, John Hackwel, Adam Bennet, Richard Sanders, Christopher Clerk, James Gold, Richard Crossing, John Lovering, Richard Evans, Samuel Clerk, and Nicholas Brochin, Gentlemen.

For the County of Dorset.

Charls Lord Cranborn, Sir Walter Earl Knight, John Brown, Edmond Prideaux, Thomas Earl, Thomas Moor, John Trenchard, Dennis Bond, Thomas Grove, Roger Hill, Giles Green, and Richard Rose, Esquires, Sir Thomas Trenchard Knight, John Bond Doctor of the Civil Law, John Fitzjames Junior, Francis Chettle, Thomas Crompton, Elias Bond, William Hussey, Bartholomew Hall, Thomas Ceely, and Henry Hendley, Esquires, Richard Bury, William Siddenham Senior, William Siddenham Junior, John Whiteway, William Darby, and George Thornhil, Gentlemen, Sir Anthony Ashly Baronet, Richard Bingham, John Bingham, Richard Bradet, John Foy, Christopher Earl, John Squib, Walter Foy, Robert Boteler, Lewis Williams, John Fry, William Fry and Francis Hollis, Esquires, John Arthur, and John Arnold, Gentlemen.

For the Town and County of Pool.

"The Mayor for the Time being, John Bingham Esquire, George Scut Senior, Auran Durel, Haviland Healy, William Scut and John Melmouth, Gentlemen, Henry Harding, George Scut Junior.

For the County of Durham.

"Sir Henry Vane Senior, Sir Henry Vane Junior, Sir Richard Bellasis, Sir George Vane, Knights, John Blackston, Charls Vane, Richard Lilburn, Robert Hutton, Thomas Shadfurth, Christopher Falthorp, Clement Falthorp, Francis Wren, Esquires, Sir William Selby, Thomas Mitford Esquire, the Mayor of Durham for the Time being, Christopher Foulthorp, Thomas Bowes, Clement Foulthorp, Timothy Whittingham, Thomas Shadforth, George Gray, Gentlemen.

For the East Riding of the County of York.

Ferdinando Lord Fairfax, Sir Thomas Fairfax Knight, Sir Francis Boynton, Sir William Constable, Baronets, Sir Richard Darley Knight, Sir William Strickland Knight and Baronet, Sir William Allenson Knight, Sir William St. Quainton Baronet, Francis Thorp, John Anlaby, Richard Darley, John Allured, John Nelthorp, James Nelthorp, the Mayor of Beverley for the Time being, Joseph Micklethwait, Robert Legard, Christopher Redley, John Stillington, Richard Robinson, Walter Strickland, Charls Bowes, Richard Eddrington, Matthew Allured, and Matthew Boynton, Esquires.

"For the North Riding.

Ferdinando Lord Fairfax, Sir Thomas Fairfax Knight, Sir John Danvers, Sir Francis Boynton, Sir William Strickland, Baronets, Sir Richard Darley, Sir John Bourchier, Sir William Allenson, Sir Henry Cholmley, Sir Thomas Norcliff, Sir Henry Francklin, Knights, John Wastel, Henry Darley, Bryan Stapleton, Luke Robinson, Thomas Hoyl, Walter Strickland, Francis Lascels, Thomas Challenor, William Ascough, George Marwood, Ralph Raymond, Robert Waters, George Ewre, Henry Francklin, Esquires, the Bailiffs of Scar borough for the Time being, and the Aldermen of Richmond, Richard Eddrington, Matthew Beckwith, and Valentine Bourchier, Esquires, James Challenor.

For the West Riding.

Ferdinando Lord Fairfax, Sir Thomas Fairfax Knight, Sir Tho. Malleverer Baronet; Sir Will. Lister, Sir Charls Egerton, and Sir Henry Cholmley, Knights, Henry Arthington, Will. White, and Thomas Stockdale, Esquires; Sir Edw. Rhodes, Sir John Savil, and Sir Robert Barwick, Knights; Charls Fairfax, John Far, Thomas St. Nicholas, Tho. Dickinson, Will. Armitage, John Clayton, and Alexander Johnson, Esquires, Sampson Cooper Alderman of Rippon.

For the City of York.

The Lord Mayor for the Time being, Ferdinando Lord Fairfax, Sir Thomas Fairfax Knight, Sir William Allenson Knight, Sir Thomas Widdrington Knight and Recorder, Sir Robert Barwicke Knight, Thomas Hoyle, Henry Tompson, John Gelderd, Stephen Watson, Thomas Dickenson, Robert Horner, and Leonard Thompson, Aldermen, Master William Taylor, Mr. Edward Gray, Aldermen.

For the Town and County of Kingston upon Hull.

The Mayor for the Time being, Sir Henry Vane Junior, Peregrin Pelham Esquire, John Barnard, Thomas Rakes, John Rogers, and Richard Wood, Gentlemen, Nicholas Denman, William Pople, John Chambers, Joseph Blades, Aldermen.

For the County of Essex.

Sir John Barrington Knight and Baronet, Sir Harbottle Grimston Knight and Baronet, Sir William Hicks, Sir William Massam, Sir Richard Everard, Baronets, Sir Martin Lumley Knight and Baronet, Sir Thomas Cheeke, Sir Henry Mildmay of Wansted, Sir William Roe, Sir Henry Holcroft, Sir Thomas Hunniwood, Sir William Marten, Sir Robert Kempe, Knights, Harbottle Grimston, James Camble, William Masham, John Saire, Timothy Middleton, Henry Mildmay of Graces, Edward Birkhead, William Umpbrevile, Oliver Ramon, Anthony Luther, Deome Tindall, Robert Barrington, Robert Smith, Sampson Sheffeild, Thomas Cooke, Cary Mildmay, Richard Harlackenden, Robert Wiseman of Mayland, John Eldred, John Joslin, Robert Borne, John Meed, John Eden, Thomas Clapton, Arthur Barnardiston, Isaac Allen of Hasele, William Goldingham, John Atwood, Peter Whitcome, John Brooke, John Harvey, Henry Wiseman, Henry Barrington, Robert Yong, Francis Stoneheard, George Walton, John Watkins, John Langley of Colchester, Thomas Cooke, John Sorrell, William Turner of Winbitch, Robert Vesey, Jeremy Ailet, William Collerd, Robert Crane, Doctor Read of Beawchanger, Robert Calthrope, Thomas Adams of Thackstead, Richard Hawkins of Harwich, John Alleston, William Harlackenden, John Thorowgood of Walden, Isaac Wincoll, Thomas Talcot, Samuel Plume, John Shaw the Younger, Francis Williamson of Walden, Francis Nicholson, John Fenning, Robert Talcot, Thomas Alliet, Robert Maydston, Gentlemen, John Brewster Gentleman, Samuel Fryborne Esquire, Colonel Thomas Atloff, Sir Henry Haymon Baronet, Joachim Mathews Esquire.

For the Town of Colchester.

The Mayor of Colchester for the Time being, Harbottle Grimston Esquire Recorder, John Joselyne Deputy Recorder, Henry Barrington, John Langley, Robert Buckston, Ralph Harrison, Thomas Wade, Master Cox, and William Cooke, Aldermen.

For the County of Glocester.

Sir Giles Overberry Knight, James Fienes Esquire, Nathaniel Stephens Esquire, Sir John Horton Knight, Edward Steephens, Sir Richard Onslow Knight, Sir William Hicks Baronet, John Stephens, Thomas Stephens, Esquires, Richard Stephens Esquire, Sir John Seymor Knight, Edward Popham, John Lenthall, Esquires, Walter Kyrle, Anthony Clifford Esquire, Will. Leigh, Silvanus Wood, Thomas Hodges, Samuel Coddrington, Thomas Pewry, William Brown, Wil. Try, Thomas Walter, Robert Holdsworth, William Shepheard, Mathew Herbert, Esquires, John Coddrington Esquire, John Phettiplace, Thomas Eastcourt, Esquires, Stephen Fouler Gentleman, Mathew Huntly, William Stafford, and Philip Langley Senior, Anthony Kinscot, Thomas Walter of Hartfield, and Richard Meworth, Esquires, John Keyt, Thomas Chamberlaine, Richard Aylworth, George Ken, John Dorney, Robert Kyrle, William Cooke, Thomas James, and Walter Nurse, Esquires, William Selwine, John Brayne, Thomas Ayleway, Robert Waterhouse, John Barnard, John Clerke, Jeremy Buck, Richard Yate the Younger, Gentlemen, William Caple, and John Nurse, Gentlemen.

For the City of Gloucester, and the County of the City.

"The Mayor for the Time being, William Lenthall Esquire Speaker of the House of Commons and Recorder of the said City, John Lenthall, Thomas Pury, John Brewston, Thomas Hill, William Singleton, Dennis Wise, and John Dorney, Esquires, the Sheriff for the Time being, William Caple and Luke Nurse Esquires.

For the County of Hereford.

Sir Robert Harley Knight of the Bath, Sir Edward Powell Knight and Baronet, Sir Joh. Kyrle Baronet, Sir Robert Pye Knight Senior, Walter Kyrle, Francis Kyrle, Edward Harley, Robert Kerley, Thomas Baskervile, Ambrose Elton Senior, William Littleton, Edward Brawton, Samuel More, John Flacket Senior, John Flacket Junior, Thomas Rawlins, Francis Pember, Samuel Trotman, John Patshall, William Crowther, John James, Henry Jones, John Cholmley, Colonel John Birch, and Thomas Blaney, Esquires, Nathaniel Wright Doctor in Physic.

For the County of Hertford.

Charles Lord Viscount Cranborn, Robert Cecill Esquire, Sir Richard Lewrey Knight and Baronet, Sir John Garrett and Sir John Read Baronets, Sir Thomas Dacres, Sir William Litton, Sir John Witterong, Knights, Richard Gennings, Rowland Litton, Ralph Freeman, William Lemmon, William Priestley, Thomas Tooke, Edward Wingate, and John Heyden, Esquires, John King Doctor of Physic, Alexander Wyld, Richard Porter, Gabriel Barber, Captain Scroggs, and Gravely Norton, Esquires, William Carter, Thomas Mead, William Dawges, Isaac Puller Gentleman, John Healing, John Homerston, John Robotham, Joseph Daulton of Hertford, William Foxwist Esquire, John Pemberton and Roger Pemberton Esquires, Sir Brocket Spencer Baronet, Thomas Deckery, John Hormerston Senior, Edmond Smith, and Thomas Dacres, Esquires.

St. Albans.

The Mayor for the Time being, William Faxwist Esquire Recorder, John King Doctor of Physic, John Robotham and John Pemberton Esquires, Roger Pemberton and William Leamon Esquires.

"For the County of Huntington.

"George Mountague, Edward Mountague, Valentine Walton, Onslow Winch, Abraham Burrell, Terrill Joceling, and Oliver Cromwell Esquires, Sir William Armyne Knight and Baronet, Thomas Templer, John Bonner, Robert Vintner, and William Drury, Gentlemen, Doctor Simcotts, William Leaman Esquire, Sir Thomas Dacres Knight, Adam Hill and Jo. Castle Esquires, Sir John Bredon Baronet, Robert Harry, Gervase Fullwood, Gentlemen.

"For the County of Kent.

"John Bois of Fritwill Esquire, John Bois of Betshanger Esquire, Sir William Strickland, Sir Edward Monnis, Sir James Oxenden, Knights, Henry Oxenden Esquire, Sir Thomas Peirce, John Dixwell, Colonel Henry Honniwood, Sir Richard Hardresse, Robert Hales Esquire, Sir Thomas Godfrey, Sir Michaell Livesay, Colonel William Kenwricke, Master Bix, Captain Plumer Senior, Captain Thomas Plumer Junior, Master Robert Scot, Sir John Honniwood, Captain Thomas Westrowes, Captain Thomas Bradnox, Sir Henry Heyman, Sir Peter Godfrey, Lambert Godfrey, Richard Browne, Colonel John Browne, Sir John Rivers, Sir Humphrey Tufton, Sir Isaac Sedley, Captain Augustine Skinner, Captain Richard Beale, Captain Richard Lee, Master George Newman, Sir John Reyney, Sir Nicholas Miller, William James, and William Skinner, Anthony Hamon Esquires, Sir Thomas Walsingham, Sir Thomas Styles, Baronets, Sir Anthony Weldon, Master Thomas Blunt, Master Thomas Seliard, William Boothby, Edward Bois of Beckeshanger Esquire, William Read of Folkeston, the Mayor of Dover for the Time being, Stephen Monnis, William Skinner, Esquires, John Twisleton, Colonel Tompson, John Golwell Esquire, and Edward Ash Esquire, Sir Edward Masters, John Nutt Esquire, and Sir William Man, Sir John Roberts.

"For the City and County of the City of Canterbury.

"The Mayor for the Time being, Sir Edward Masters, Sir William Man, Sir John Roberts, Knights, Thomas Den Recorder, John Nutt, Thomas Scott, Esquires, Avery Sabine, Allen Epps, Gentlemen, John Ladd and John Lee Aldermen.

"For the County of Lancaster.

"Sir Richard Haugton Baronet, Robert Maudsley, Thomas Whittingham Esquires, Peter Brook, William Laughton, George Piggot, Gentlemen, Sir Ralph Ashton, Sir Thomas Stanley Baronets, Richard Ashton of Dowlam, Ralph Ashton of Middleton, Richard Chuttleworth, Alexander Rigby, John Moore, Richard Holland, Edward Butterworth, John Bradshaw, William AshurstPeter Eggerton, John Nowell, George Dadding, Nicholas Concliff, John Starkey, Thomas Birch, and Thomas Fell, Esquires, Robert Cowliff, Thomas Chittan of Nutthurst, Savill Ratcliff Esquires, John Harstead of Rooley, and Samuel Birch of Ardwicke, Gentlemen.

"For the County of Liecester.

"Thomas Lord Gray, Theophilus Gray, Sir Edward Hartop Senior, Sir Arthur Haslerigg, Sir George Villars Baronet, Sir Martin Lister, Sir Thomas Hartop, Sir Roger Smith, William Quarles, John St. John, Thomas Babington, Peter Temple, Arthur Staveley, Henry Smith, Thomas Haslerigg, Wil. Hewet, William Noell, and Sir Francis Hacker, Thomas Beawmount, William Danvers, Thomas Cottne, John Stafford, Thomas Puchin, William Sheereman, Thomas Goddard, and William Jessen, Esquires, John Goodman, John Swinfeild, William Stanley, Richard Ludlam, and Edward Gardock, Aldermen, William Benbridge, William Hartcoake, Esquires, Gamaliell Purefoy Esquire.

"For the County of Lincolne.

"Linsey.

"Edward Lord Clinton, William Pierrepoint, Nathaniel Fines Esquire, Sir John Rey Knight and Baronet, Sir William Armyne Baronet, Sir Edward Ascough, Sir Hammond Whichcott, Sir Anthony Irby, Knights, John Wray, Francis Fiens alias Clinton, Edmond Ayscough, Thomas Grantham, Thomas Hatche, Edmund Anderson, Mollieneux Disney, Henry Pelham, Esquires, Edward Rossiter, William Wray, Francis Thornagh, William Owfeild, Francis Missenden, William Wolley, Charles Hall, Henry Massenbeard, Deyner Massenbeard, Alex. Emerson, Tho. Rosseter, John Sheffield, William Broxholme, John Nelthorpe, Richard Bryan, Isaac Knight, Edward Skinner, and Vincent Amcotts, Esquires, Thomas Rand and Nehemiah Rawson Gentlemen.

"For the Parts of Kesteven.

"Edward Lord Clinton, William Pierrpoint Esquire, Sir William Armyne, Sir Richard Earle, Sir John Brownlow, Sir William Brownlow, Sir Thomas Trallop, Baronets, Sir Hammond Whichcott Knight, Thomas Granthan, Sir Thomas Hatcher, Alexander Popham, Thomas Lister, Mountague Cholmlye, Francis Peirpoint, William Armyne, Henry Pelham, Edmond Hall, William Welbey, John Weaver, Richard Williams, William Dowman, John Disney, Molieneux Disney, William Ellis, Esquires, Edward Skipwith, John Archer, William Bury, William Savile, Thomas Cornwallis, William Thompson, Esquires, the Aldermen of Stamford and the Alderm. of Grantham for the Time being, Edmund Ellis and William Lister Esquires.

"For the Parts of Holland.

"Sir Thomas Trollop Baronet, Sir Anthony Irby Knight, William Ellis, William Lorton, James Harrington, Thomas Oagle, Thomas Read, John Harrington, Thomas Irby, John Hobson, John Willesby, Samuel Cust, Francis Mussenden, Esquires, William Hobson, Francis Empson, Thomas Hall, Wyat Perkins, Edward Tilson, Martin Johnson, Gentlemen.

"For the Borough of Boston, in the County of Lincoln.

"The Mayor for the Time being, William Ellis Esquire Recorder, Edward Tilson, John Whiting, Thomas Askham, Charles Empson, Thomas Welbey, Thomas Law, Thomas Tooly, Aldermen, Edmond Tilson Alderman, John Hobson, William Hobson, Francis Empson, John Brown, Charles Empson, Wiat Perkins, John Whiting, Thomas Welby, Thomas Hall, and Martin Johnson, Gentlemen.

"For the City of Lincoln.

"The Mayor for the Time being, Henry Pelham Recorder, Wil. Marshall Alderman, Marshall Alderman, Alderman Goodnap, Alderman Brassebridge, Captain Origen Perte Citizen, Edward Ennis Alderman, Thomas Grantham, Thomas Lister, Esquires, Richard Ward Alderman.

"For the City of London.

"The Mayor for the Time being, Isaac Pennington Alderman, Sir John Wollaston Knight, Thomas Atkins Alderman, Sir Thomas Soame, Sir Jacob Gerrard, Knights and Aldermen, John Warner Alderman, Abraham Renoldson, Sir George Gerrerd Knight and Alderman, Sir George Clerk Knight and Alderman, Thomas Andrews, John Foulk, William Gibbes, Richard Chambers, Thomas Foot, John Kenrick, Simon Edmonds, Samuell Avery, George Witham, John Byde, Thomas Vinor, Aldermen, Samuell Vassall and John Ven Esquires.

"For the County of Middlesex, City and Liberty of Westminster.

George Earl of Desmond, Sir Henry Vane Senior Knight, Sir Richard Winne Knight and Baronet, Sir Gilbert Gerrard Baronet, Sir Edward Barkham Knight and Baronet, Sir Thomas Fowler Knight and Baronet, Sir Richard Sprignall Baronet, Sir Gregory Norton Baronet, Sir Edward Hungerford Knight of the Bath, Sir John Danvers, Sir John Francklin, Sir Robert Pye Senior, Sir John Hippesley, Sir William Roberts, Sir John Trevor, Sir James Harrington, Sir Edward Powel, Knights, the Lieutenant of The Tower of London for the Time being, Laurence Whitticare, Francis Gerrard, John Huxley, John Trencherd, William Wheeler, John Morris, Richard Dunton, Thomas Lane, John Spelman, Robert Scawen, Humphrey Edwards, John Brown, John Packer, Robert Packer, Justinian Paget, and Thomas Swallow, Thomas Fawconbridge and Laurence Swetman, Esquires, William Bell, George Manley, William Hawkins, John Brigham, William Barnes, Steven Bowreman, and Edward Marten, Gentlemen, Silvanus Tailor, John Honner, James Parcoll, Ralph Hall, Isaac Pennington Alderman of London, William Leaman, William Jones, Esquires, Sir Thomas Middleton Knight, Edward Carter, Solomon Smith, Daniel Procter, John Hooker, Josias Barners, Gilbert Gerrard, John Hawtrey, Thomas Marsh, Thomas Hubberd, James Prince, Esquires, William Boswell, William Collins, John Hook, Esquires, John Bois, Philip Skippon, Thomas Pury, Esquires, John Brown, Maurice Thomson, William Short, Esquires, Matthew Herbert Esquire, George Merrifield, Kelway Gaydoil, and William Smith, Gentlemen.

"For the County of Monmouth.

"John Herbert Esquire, Sir Trever Williams, Thomas Morgan, William Herbert, Henry Herbert, William Morgan, Edmund Morgan, Thomas Herbert, Thomas Hughs, William Jones, William Baker, Thomas Pury Junior, Henry Baker, John Parry, John Walter, John Hawbury, Esquires, Henry Vaughan, Christopher Catchmey, William Blethin, Roger Williams, William Parker, Rice Williams, Gentlemen.

"For the County of Northampton.

William Lord Fitz Williams, William Ward Esquire, Sir John Dreydon, Sir Gilbert Pickering Baronet, George Montague, John Crew, Zouch Tate, Esquires, Sir Christopher Yelverton Knight and Baronet, Richard Knightley Esquire, Sir John Norwich, Sir Edward Nicholls, Baronets, Sir Richard Samuell, Sir Humphrey Orme, Knights, John Barnard, Richard Knightley, Edward Hanbury, Philip Holeman, Edward Harbey, Richard Samuell, John Norton, John Claypool, John Thornton, Thomas Pentcloe, Richard Owesley, Thomas Elmes Senior, and William Jesson, John Cartwright, William Lisle, Thomas Andrews, and Richard Andrews, Esquires, Sir John Egerton, Sir Sam. Danvers, Baronets, Sir Joh. Danvers Knight, Rob. Andrews Esquire, Oliver Saint John, Toby Chancey, Thomas Brook, Rich. Trist, Job. Wiseman, William Dreyden, Erasmus Dreyden, William Barnerd, Esquires, Henry Freeman, Francis Quarls the Younger, John Clerk, Edw. Shughburgh, Edw. Farmer, Edward Onby, John Parker, John Claypool, Esquires, William Verin Gentleman, William Downhall Esquire.

Charls Morison Esquire, Joh. Mansel Esquire, Joh. Ward Esquire, to be added to the Commissioners for Northamptonshire.

"For the Town of Northampton.

"The Mayor of Northampton for the Time being, Jo. Gifferd, John Fisher, and Francis Rushworth, Aldermen.

For the County of Nottingham.

William Pierpont, F. Pierpont, Sir Ed. Wortley Knight, Sir William Lister Knight, Francis Thornbagh, John Hutchinson, Gervas Piggott, Gilbert Millington, Joseph Widmerpoole, Charles White, Nicholas Charleton, Clement Spelman, Jervis Raynes, Henry Ireton, Edward Ayscough, Esquires, John Mason, William Nix, John Martin, Gentlemen, Sir Edward Wortley Knight, Huntington Plumtree Doctor in Physic, Robert Rayns Esquire.

For Retford.

The Bailiff of Retford for the Time being, Sir Hardolph Wasteyes Baronet, Hardolph Wasteyes, Edward Nevil, Richard Dobson, William Clerkson, Miles Newton, Esquires, Christopher Husley, Thomas Bristow, and John Pindor, Gentlemen.

For the Town and County of Nottingham.

"The Mayor for the Time being, Francis Pierpont, Gilbert Millington, James Chadwick, Charles White, Nicholas Charleton, Esquires, Huntington Plumtree Doctor of Physic, Joh. James, William Nix, Aldermen, John Gregory Gentleman.

"For the County of Norfolk.

Sir Thomas Woodhouse Knight and Baronet, Sir John Holland Baronet, Sir John Pots Knight and Baronet, Sir William Paston Baronet, Sir John Palgrave Knight and Baronet, Sir Richard Berney Baronet, Sir Isaac Astley Knight and Baronet, Sir William Playter Knight and Baronet, Sir Ralph Haire Baronet, Sir Valentine Pell Knight, Sir Miles Hubbert Knight of the Bath, Sir William Doyley Knight, Sir Thomas Beddingfield, Sir Thomas Guybon, Sir Thomas Gawdy, Sir Edward Astley, Sir Thomas Hoogan, and Sir George Windham, Knights, William Heveningham, Framlingham Gaudy, John Spelman, John Coke, James Galethorpe, Erasmus Earle, Miles Corbet, Robert Wood, Thomas Windham, Thomas Atkin, John Buxton, Gregory Gawsell, Philip Skippon, Philip Beddingfeild, John Houghton, Robert Haughton, James Scamler, Job. Walpoole, Robert Walpoole, Edw. Chamberlaine, Tho. Russell, Robert Wilton, Robert Jeremy, Hamond Ward, Thomas Wilde, Samuel Smith, Thomas Southerton, Robert Shepherd, Edward Heyward, Roger Townsend, Thomas Waller, Thomas Wright, Robert Long, John Web, James De Grey, Esquires, John Reimes, Henry King, William Coney, John Brewster, Gentlemen, Edward Gawdy, Robert Rich, Martin Sedley, Henry Tailor, George Hunt, Esquires, Toby Frier, Thomas Toll, Esquires, Gabriel Barber Doctor of Physic, Simon Smith, John Beckham, Thomas Lincolne of Thetford, and Isaac Penington, Esquires.

"For the City and County of Norwich.

"The Mayor for the Time being, Samuel Smith Esquire Recorder, Erasmus Earle Esquire Steward, Thomas Atkin of London Alderman, Christopher Barret, John Toly, Adrian Parmiter, John Thacker, Matthew Peckover, Henry Watts, Samuel Putkell, William Simons, Matthew Linsy, Thomas Tost, Thomas Barret, Aldermen, the Sheriffs for the Time being, Charles George Cocke Esquire, John Salter, Sam. Brewster, John Cullior, Henry King, John Tost, and Tho. Wasted.

For Lyn-Regis.

The Mayor for the Time being, Miles Corbet Esquire Recorder, Tho. Toll, John May, Edward Robinson, Tho. Flamy, Nath. Maxer, and Bartholomew Wormall, Aldermen.

"For Great Yarmouth.

The Bailiffs for the Time being, Miles Corbet Esquire Recorder, Edward Owner, Thomas Johnson, Thomas Craine, Robert Gower, Thomas Carter, and Thomas Gooch, Aldermen.

"For the County of Northumberland.

Sir John Fenwick Knight and Baronet, Sir John Delavall, Sir Tho. Widdrington, Sir William Selbey of Twissal, Knights, Thomas Middleton, George Fenwick, William Fenwick, Robert Clavering, William Shafftow, Robert Fenwicke, Thomas Lawrraigne, Henry Ogle, John Saltkield, Charles Middleton, Edward Fenwick of Staunton, Will. Babingham, John Hall, Edw. Fenton of Staunton, George Payler Esquire, Ralph Saltkeild, Tho. Pye, Hen. Horsely, Gentlemen, Sir Arthur Haslerigg Baronet.

"For the County of Oxford.

William Lenthal Esquire Speaker of the House of Commons and Master of the Rolls, Thomas Lord Viscount Wenman, Sir John Danvers Knight, James Fiennes, John Fiennes, Esquires, Sir Peter Temple Knight and Baronet, Sir Robert Pye Senior Knight, Sir William Cob Knight, John Doyley, John Thynn, Thomas Knight, William Tipping, Robert Scroope, Edward Clerke, Edmund Dunch, and Bulstrode Whitlock, Esquires, Sir Peter Wentworth Knight of the Bath, Sir Nath. Brent Knight, Sir James Harrington Knight, John Lenthall, Thomas Tipping, Edward Dixon, Barthol. Hall, Will. Draper, Tho. Appletree, Rob. Jenkinson, Rich. Coape, John Tanner, Tho. Hailes, Vincent Barry, Esquires, Henry Goodwin, Will. Bartholmew, Gentlemen.

For the University and City of Oxford.

The Mayor for the Time being, Bulstrode Whitlocke Esquire Recorder, Sir Nathaniell Brent Knight, John Selden, Robert Boone, John Doyley, and Thomas Dennis, Esquires, Doctor Clayton, Doctor Saunders, Alderman Southam, Alderman Whistler, John Nixan, Marten Wright, Aldermen.

For the County of Rutland.

"Thomas Lord Gray of Grooby, Sir Edward Harrington Knight and Baronet, Sir James Harrington Knight, Evers Armyn, Thomas Wait, John Osborne, Thomas Levit, Christopher Browne, Robert Horsman, and Samuell Barker, Esquires, Joh. Hatcher, Joh. Greene, Will. Busby, Will. Grice, Edw. Horseman, and William Grise, Gentlemen, Richard Halford, Evererd Faulkner, John Holhead, Peter Tryall, Esquires.

"For the Town and County of Newcastle upon Time.

The Mayor for the Time being, John Blakiston Esquire, Henry Warmouth, Henry Dawson, Thomas Ledyard, William Dawson, Thomas Bonnet, George Dawson Aldermen, Henry Wrawlins, Edward Man, Christopher Nicolson, Robert Ellison, George Fenwicke, Robert Yong, George Blackiston, Phineas Allen, Gentlemen, Marke Shaftoe Esquire Recorder.

"For the County of Salop.

"Sir John Corbet Baronet, Sir Humph. Briggs Knight and Baronet, Sir Thomas Middleton Knight, Rob. Wallopp, Tho. Mitton, Tho. Nichols, Humph. Mackworth, Walter Long, Robert Corbet, Will. Pierrepoint, Andrew Floyd of Aston, Lancelot Lee, Tho. Hunt, John Corbet, Robert Powell, Sam. Moor, William Steeventon, Will. Littleton, Francis Foster, Tho. Kettleby, Edw. Witchcot, Robert Clewe, Robert Charleton, Tho. Markworth, Rowland Hunt, Humph. Edwards, Leighton Owen, Roger Rowley, Will. Jones Esquires, Tho. Moore, Creswell Taylor, Isaiab Thomas, and John Proud, Gentlemen, Arthur Chamber Esquire, Hercules Kinnersley and Tho. Baker Gentlemen, Thomas Cleve Esquire, Rowland Hill, Thomas Locher, and William Cotton, Esquires, Arthur Ward, Richard Whitehall, John Wibunbury, Samuel Sanford, Gentlemen, John Thynn, Doctor William Childe, Jeremiah Powell, Richard Harris, Henry Powell of Worthen, Edward Cresset, Francis Harris, Mich. Stephens, Isaac Shepherd, Owen George, John Ashton, Gentlemen, Harcourt Veyton, Thomas Gardner, Esquires, the Mayor of Shrewsbury for the Time being.

"For the County of Stafford.

Sir William Brereton Baronet, Sir Charles Egerton and Sir John Merrick Knights, John Bowyer, Edward Leigh, Michael Noble, John Swinfen, Samuel Fenwick, Thomas Crumpton, Edward Mannering, William Jolley, Edw. Broughton, Esquires, Henry Stone, Philip Jackson, Leicester Burdet, Joseph Whitehall, Thomas Pudsey, William Bendy, and John Simcox, Gentlemen, Richard Pyott, Michael Biddulph, Matthew Morton, Edward Broughton, John Chelwood, Esquires.

For the City of Lichfield.

"The Bailiff for the said City for the Time being, the Sheriff of the City for the Time being, Michael Biddolph Esquire, Michael Noble Esquire, Richard Drafegate, Thomas Saxan, Henry Mote, and Thomas Miners, Gentlemen.

"For the County of Somerset.

Sir Edward Hungerford Knight of the Bath, Sir John Horner Knight, Alexander Popham, Robert Wallop, Edmund Prideaux, Hugh Rogers, Roger Hill de Poundeford, John Ash, Esquires, Sir Thomas Wroath, Sir Robert Gorges, Knights, Edward Popham, William Strode, Richard Norton, Clement Walker, Thomas Hodges, Robert Blake, John Harrington, John Pyne, John Palmer, George Searle, Thomas Grove, Lislebon Long, George Horner, James Ash, Esquires, Colonel John Ven, William Stroad Junior, Esquires, John Preston, Henry Henley, Henry Bonner, William Capel, Thomas Hippesley, Jonathan Pitts, Richard Cole, John Buckland, John Witbye, Robert Gough, John Wrough, Charles Stemins, Edward Baber, Thomas Banfeild, Nicholas Saunders, George Lutterels, Esquires, Giles Strangewayes of East Charlton, William Pryn, Esquires, Sir John Farewell Knight, John St. Barbe, John Carew, James Stroud, William Orrenge, Esquires, Roger Hill of Taunton and Master Souder Tin Gentlemen, and the Mayor of Taunton for the Time being, George Littrel, Alexander Pym, John Newton, Marmaduke Gennings, Esquires, William Ceely Esquire, Thomas Latch, Edward Ceely, Richard Trevillian, Henry Minterne, Jonathan Pits, Thomas English, John Hurrey, Humphrey Blake, George Sampson Junior, Robert, Richard Raw, Matthew Clift, Richard Bovet, Henry Hatsell, Robert Quick, Richard Aldworth, Gentlemen.

"For the City of Bath.

The Mayor for the Time being, John Atwood, Thomas Burford, John Biggs, Matthew Clift, Aldermen, John Parker and John Perce Gentlemen.

For the City and County of Bristol.

The Mayor and Sheriffs for the Time being, Edmund Pridiaux Recorder, Richard Aldworth, John Gunning, Luke Hodges, Henry Gibbs, Joseph Jackson, Hugh Brown, Esquires, John Yong, Walter Sandy, Gentlemen, John Birch Esquire, Robert Aldworth, John Hagget, Richard Viccerise, Esquires, Josias Clutterburgh, George Hart, John Pope, William Grigg, James Powel, Dennis Holister, Thomas Shewell, Robert Haines, Gentlemen.

"For the County of Southampton.

"Sir Henry Worsely Baronet, Sir William Uvedal, Sir Thomas Gervais, Sir John Evelin, Sir Henry Mildmay, and Sir John Crumpton, Knights, Robert Wallop, Richard Whitehead, Richard Norton, William Jephson, Oliver Crumwel, Edward Doddington, John Lisle, John Button, William Wheeler, Edward Hooper, John Buckley, Robert Reynolds, John Kemp, William Stephens, Arthur Hide, Esquires, John St. Barbe, Edward Goddard, John Hook, Nicholas Love, William Pit, Thomas Hussey, Richard Major, John Button Junior, John Woodbridge, Edward Dowse, Henry Campion, Thomas Bettsworth, Francis Tilney, John Feilder, William Wither, Francis Rivet, Thomas Cole, Henry Brumfield, James Tutt, Richard Moore, Thomas Creswell of Heckfield, and John Pitman, Esquires, Edward Boat, John Hildersley, Alexander Wilson, William Wouldgar, Moor Fant Le Roy, Thomas Dowse of Elden, William Goore, and Thomas Gale, Gentlemen, the Mayor of Winton for the Time being, Ralph Riggs and White Alderm. Edward Exton, George Gallopp, Francis Allen, Thomas Dowse of Wall, Robert Reynolds, Richard Cob, Esquires.

"For the Isle of Wight.

Sir Henry Worsely Baronet, Sir William Lisle and Sir John Leigh Knights, John Lisle, John Bulkley, John Kemp, Esquires, Sir Robert Dillington Baronet, Sir John Barrington Knight and Baronet, Ralph Dillington, William Oglander, William Boreman, John Worseley, Thomas Boreman, Will. Stephens, Edw. Dennis, John Richards, Esquires, Thomas Wavell, Tho. Legg, Eustace Man, Gentlemen, and Sir John Dingly Knight.

For the Town and County of the Town of Southampton.

The Mayor for the Time being, George Gallop, Edward Exton, Thomas Mason, Richard Whitehead, Paul Mercer, Richard Major, William Stanley, Robert Wroth, Henry Brasbridge, and Peter Legay, Merchants.

For the County of Suffolk.

"Leicester Devereux Esquire, Sir Edmund Bacon Knight and Baronet, Sir William Playter, Sir Simond D' Ewes Knights and Baronets, Sir William Spring, Sir Buts Bacon, Baronets, Sir Roger North, Sir John Wentworth, Sir Thomas Beddingfield, Sir Nathaniel Barnardiston, Sir William Soame, Sir John Rowse, Sir Philip Parker, Sir Thomas Barnardiston, Knights, William Heveningham, Brampton Gurdon Senior, Henry North Senior, Morris Barrow, Isaac Appleton, Henry North Junior, Nicholas Bacon, Charles Fleetwood, James Catehorn, John Gurdon, Thomas Bacon, Nathaniel Bacon, Francis Bacon, John Brooks, William Blois, Thomas Bloss, Brampton Gurdon Junior, Thomas Terrill, Thomas Cole, John Hodges, John Coulton, Richard Pepis, Edmund Harvey, Gibson Lucas, Robert Brewster, Theo. Vaughan, James Hobert, Francis Brewster, William Lawrence, Alexander Bence, Squire Bence, Esquires, Thomas Gip of Bery, Master Manning, Giles Barnardiston, Samuel Fairweather of Halsworth and Thomas Dandy Gentlemen, Isaac Penington Esquire.

"For the Town of Ipswich.

"The Bailiffs for the Time being, Nath. Bacon Esquire Recorder, Francis Bacon, John Alduss, Rob. Duncon, Peter Fisher.

"For Bury St. Edmonds.

The Aldermen for the Time being, Thomas Chaplin, Samuel Moody, and Master Clerk.

"For Alburgh.

The Bailiff for the Time being, Francis Bacon Recorder, Thomas Johnson, John Wall, Gentlemen.

For the County of Surrey, with the Borough of Southwarke.

"William Lord Mounson, Benjamin Weston Esquire, Sir Ambrose Browne Baronet, Sir Thomas Gervais, Sir Richard Onslow, Sir John Dingly, Sir John Howland, Sir William Elliot, Sir Richard Bettison, Sir Mathew Brand, Sir Thomas Walsingham, Sir Robert Needham, (fn. *) Sir Robert Parkhurst, Sir Robert Wood, Sir Robert Gorge, and Sir John Eveling, Sir John Lenthall, and Sir Edmund Burges, Knights, Edmond Jordaine, Thomas Sands, Nicholas Love, James Sherley, Nicholas Staughton, George Farewell, Henry Tonstall, Arthur Onslow, Robert Wood, Francis Darke, George Eveling of Watton, John Goodwin, Robert Goodwin, John Farewell, Henry Wesson, Thomas Locke, John Turner, John Cartwright, Sackford Gunston, Robert Purse, Robert Meade, and Lancelot Johnson, Esquires, Robert Holman, George Tompsom, Robert Hawton, Cornelius Cooke, Richard Wright, George Snelling, Henry Hardwick, Esquires, William Oldfield, Herbert Hay, Georg Dumcome, Arthur Squibb, Samuell Rowse, Robert Tichborne, John Loyd, Esquires, William Wimershall, Sir Poynings Moore, Thomas Smith, and Edward Bish Junior, Sir Thomas Evelin Knight, and Robert Hatton Esquire.

"For the County of Suffex.

Sir Thomas Pelham, Sir Thomas Parker, Sir John Chapman, Sir Gregory Norton, Baronets, Anthony Stapely, Harbert Morley, Sir Thomas Ersefield of Hollington, Henry Shelley, John Baker, Hall Ravenscroft, Edward Dowse, William Hay, Peter Farven, Thomas Geffery, William Michelborne, Thomas Collins, John Board, Anthony Crewtenden, Anthony Fowle, Francis Sellwyn, William Newton Senior, William Cawley, Thomas Middleton, John Downs, James Temple, Thomas Chase, Ralph Cooper, George Churcher and Peter Bettisworth of Fiening, Esquires, Thomas Henshaw, William Freeman, Thomas Greene of Marden, Thomas Millet of Marden, William Cooke, Nicholas Sheppard, John Fagg, William Morley, Humphrey Edwards, Arthur Pittesworth, George Green, Philip Jermin Serjeant at Law, Stephen Humphrey, Nathaniell Studley, Robert Spence, Roger Gratwick, William Spence, Robert Heath, John Everingder, Edward Maning, Thomas White, Richard Yates, John Roberts, Thomas Challenor, Esquires, Captain Symond Everenden, Thomas Brian, Henry Peck, Esquires, the Mayor of Chichester for the Time being, Ambrose Trayton, Thomas Springet, Esquires, Sir William Culpepper Baronet, Sir Thomas Henly Knight, and Master Whitfield, John Pelham, Herbert Hay, Esquires, William Waterhouse Gentleman.

For the County of Warwick.

"Sir Peter Wentworth Knight of the Bath, William Jesson, Godfrey Bossevile, William Purefoy, John Barker, John Hales, William Colemore, Thomas Willoughby, Thomas Boughton, Anthony Staughton, Esquires, Gamaliell Purefoy, George Abbot, Walden Woolington, Thomas Bassinet, and Robert Willcox, Esquires, Sir Robert Litton, Colonel Archer, and Edward Peito Esquire, Sir John Burgaine Baronet, Sir Roger Burgaine Knight, Peter Burgaine, Richard Lucey, John Bridges, Paule Wentworth, Christopher Hayles, Esquires.

"For the City and County of Coventry.

"The Mayor for the Time being, William Jesson, John Barker, John Rogerson, Aldermen, Mr. Matthew Smith, Mr. Samuel Snell, and Mr. John Waitwick, Richard Jesson and Richard Hopkins Gentlemen.

"For the County of Worcester.

"Sir Thomas Rouse Baronet, John Wyld Serjeant at Law, Richard Cressheld Serjeant at Law, Humphrey Salway, Jervis Buck Esquire, Edmond Gyles, Wil. Stephens, Hen. Hunt, Tho. Symonds, Will. Lyggon, Hen. Brumley of Upton, Wil. Brown, Will. Moore, Will. Collins, Tho. Cooke, Tho. Milward, and John Gyles, Tho. Yong, Humphrey Grifold, Gentlemen, Jo. Dormer, Edw. Thomas, Will. Jefferies, Jo. Latham, Tho. Jolly, Edmund Wyld, Nicholas Lechmere, Tho. Graves, Will. Dingley, John Egwicke, Edward Pit, Charles Cornewallis, Henry Brumley of Upton, Samuel Gardner, William Jefferies, Esquires.

"For the City of Worcester.

"The Mayor for the Time being, Jo. Wyld Serjeant at Law Recorder, John Nash, and Henry Foard Aldermen, Robert Stiropp, Daniel Dobbins, James Taylor and Nicholas Wyldey, Gentlemen.

"For the County of Wilts.

"Philip Lord Herbert, Charls Lord Cranborn, James Herbert, Bajamin Weston Esquires, Sir Edward Hungerford Knight of the Bath, Sir Nevil Pool, Sir Edward Bainton, Sir John Evelin, Knights, Edward Bainton, Alexander Popham, Walter Long, Edward Pool, Robert Jennet, Thomas Hodges, Richard Whitehead, Thomas Moor, John Ash, Robert Nicholas, William Wheeler, Philip Smith, and Edward Ash, Esquires, Sir John Danvers Knight, Sir Anthony Ashly Cooper Baronet, Edmund Ludlow Senior, Edmund Ludlow Junior, Alexander Thistlethwait, William Sadler, Edward Goddard, Thomas Bennet of Norton, Robert Hippesley, Edmund Wainford, John Lisle, John Bulkley, William Stephens, Thomas Grove, Henry Hungerford, Edward Tucker, Esquires, John Goddard, Edward Marten, Gabriel Marten, Thomas Goddard, Edward Stokes, Richard Talbois, Richard Jefford, William Jessey, Thomas Baily, Robert Good, and Robert Brown, Gentlemen, John Stephens, William Hussey, and Thomas Hussey, Esquires, Richard Crouch, William Coles, Thomas Carter, Robert Nicholas of Semley, Edward Stratton, Edward Manning, and Edward Nicholas, Gentlemen, John Dove, John Laurence and Thomas Hunt Esquires, Humphrey Ditton Gentlemen, the Mayor of Sarum for the Time being, John Ivy Senior, Francis Dove, John Read, and William Grove, Gentlemen, Francis Hollis, William Eyres, Francis Leigh, Thomas Estcourt of Sherston, and William Mountjoy, Esquires, William Earbery, Richard Franklin of Sherston, William Reddish, John Tayler, Thomas Methwin, Gentlemen.

"For the County of Westmerland.

"James Bellingham of Levans, Henry Laurence, Richard Salway, Henry Ireton, Edward Wilson, Nicholas Fisher, Rowland Dawson, Albon Bellingham, Esquires, Roger Baitman, Richard Brainthwait, Gervas Benson, James Bellingham of Gathorn, Thomas Brathwait, John Cowel, William Knipe, Joseph Booth, Robert Stevenson, Gentlemen.

"For the Isle of Anglesey.

"Sir Thomas Middleton, Thomas Buckley, Nicholas Bagnal, Thomas Mitton, Thomas Glyn, John Wood, Hugh Owen, Richard Wood, Richard Owen-Theodor, Esquires, Owen Holland Gentleman, William Griffith Doctor of Law, William Bauld, Henry Owen, Paris Loyd, Richard Merrick, Owen Wood, and William Jones, Esquires.

"For Brecknock.

"Hore Games, Howel Gwyn of Glanbran, John Wayliff, Edward Rumsey, Edmund Games, Thomas Lewis, Gentlemen.

"For Cardigan.

"Sir Richard Price Knight and Baronet, Thomas Wogan, James Lewis, Esquires, David Lewis, John Lloyd Verdr. Gentlemen, Thomas Evans, Thomas Lloyd and George Howel, Gentlemen, James Phillips Esquire, James Jones, Henry Middleton, John Lewis, Daniel Gwyn, Oliver Lloyd, Morris Vaughan, Richard Herbert, and John Jones, Gentlemen, the Mayor of Cardigan for the Time being, James Lewis of Abriranvaham, James Philips, John Jones, Esquires, Thomas Parry, Abel Griffeth, John Vaughan, Alderman David Sturlock, George Gwyn Recorder, George Harrel, Gentlemen.

"For the County of Carnarvan.

"Sir Richard Wyn, Sir Thomas Middleton, Sir William Williams, Thomas Glyn of Glynulluine, Griffith Jones, Owen Wyn, Morris Wyn, Thomas Madering, John Boddards, and William Lloyd, Esquires, Edmund Glyn Gent. Thomas Williams, William Foxwist, Robert Coitmore, Richard Wyn, and Edward Williams, Esquires, Griffith Boderdey, Thomas Glyn, John Bodarda the Elder, John Bodarda, Robert Wyn of Carnarvan, William Thomas of Carnarvan, and William Stodart, Gentlemen.

"For Carmarthen.

"Arthur Anesley, John Lloyd, William Davis, Henry Rice and Anthony Rice Esquires, Sir Edward Vaughan Knight, Howel Gwyn, Francis Lloyd, Nicholas Williams, James Jones, Thomas Williams, Henry Price, David Philips, Richard Vaughan, John Mansel, Evan Thomas, Charls Gwyn, Francis Jones, John Lewis, John Harris, and George Jones, Esquires, Sir Rice Rud, John Vaughan, Henry Middleton, and Rowland Gwyn, Esquires.

"For the Borough of Carmarthen.

"The Mayor for the Time being, Sir Rice Rud, John Bloom, John Vaughan, Henry Middleton, Rowland Gwyn, Thomas Woodford, and Richard Thomas, Esquires.

"For the County of Denbigh.

"Sir Thomas Middleton Knight, Sir William Middleton Baronet, Sir John Trevor and Sir Robert Needham Knights, Thomas Middleton, Simon Thelwal Junior, and John Trevor, Esquires, Robert Stoutley, Owen Salisbury, Owen Brereton, Richard Middleton, Owen Thelwal, John Edgbury, Edward Wyn of Langham, Richard Basnet, John Peck, Watkin Kiffin, Edward Tayler, Ralph Cratchey, Richard Egerton, Richard Davis, Colonel John Jones, and Roger Wilbraugham, Gentlemen.

"For Flintshire.

"Sir Thomas Middleton and Sir John Trevor Knights, Thomas Mitton, Thomas Moulton, Simon Thelwal of Thomas Ravenscroft, Roger Harmer, Roger Ellis, Luke Lloyd, John Aldersey, Ralph Hughs, John Salisbury of Railgrig the Elder, Thomas Halford, John Trevor and John Pulleston, Esquires, Robert Gethin, and Thomas Dimock, Gentlemen.

"For Glamorgan.

"Philip Lord Herbert, Algernon Sidney and Walter Strickland Esquires, Edward Lewis, Bushey Mansel, Edward Prichard, Evan Seys, William Basset, Humphrey Windham, Thomas Crain, William Herbert, Edward Herbert, Edward Stradling, John Herbert, Thomas Spencer, Richard Jones, Philip Jones, John Price, and Rowland Dawkins, Gentlemen.

"For Merioneth.

"Sir Tho. Middleton, Thomas Mitton, John Powgh, Colonel John Jones, David Lloyd Theodor, John Vaughan of Trowscot, John Owen, Rowland Lewis, Edward Vaughan, Owen Salisbury, Robert Amoyl, Howel Vaughan, William Glyn, Robert Gwyn, John Vaughan, and Edmond Meyrick, Esquires.

"For Montgomery.

"Sir Thomas Middleton and Sir John Witterong Knights, Thomas Mitton, Esau Thomas, John Corbet, Francis Buller, Richard Owen, Brockwel Griffiths, Edward Vaughan, Rees Vaughan, Richard Price, Evan Lloyd, Richard Griffith of Sutton, Hugh Derwas, Thomas Rogers, Charls Lloyd of Dolobren, John Nichols, Lodowick Middleton, Richard Glyn, Lodowick Lewis, Rowland Hunt, John Price, and Matthew Morgan, Esquires, Richard Harris, Robert Griffith, Edward Owen, Richard Griffith, and Samuel Bigs, Gentlemen, Simon Thelwal, Thomas Hunt, Samuel Moor, and Gabriel Wyn, Esquires.

"For Radnor.

"Sir Robert Harley Knight of the Bath, Richard Knightley, Richard Powler, William Beaumont, Francis Pember, Henry Williams, Silvanus Tayler, and John Williams, Esquires, John Davis of Bringwin, David Lloyd of Dissert, William Sugdon of Bredog, Samuel Lloyd of Knighton, and Walter Vaughan of Bringwyn, Gentlemen, Arthur Anesley and Robert Harley Esquires, Sir Richard Philips Baronet, Roger Lort, Thomas Bowen, Robert Perret, Herbert Perret, and John Hill Esquires, Sampson Lort and John Lort, Gentlemen.

"For the County of Pembroke.

"Arthur Anesley Esquire, Sir John Meyrick Knight, Sir Richard Philips Baronet, Rowland Laughorn, William Davis, Arthur Owen, William Philips, George Bowen, Walter Conney, Hugh Philips, Abraham Woogan, Morris Canon, Thomas Warren, Thomas Powel, John Mathias, Hugh Laughorn, Colonel James Lewis, and Griffith White, Esquires, George Heyward, William Laughorn, Thomas Barlow, George William, Griffith and Henry Bowen, Gentlemen, the Mayor of the Town of Pembroke and Tenby for the Time being, John Thyn, Robert Marten, Rodorick Gwyn and Thomas Lewis, Esquires

"For Haverford West.

"Eltbred Wogan, Jenkin Howel, William Meylar, William Bowen, William Walter, William Williams, and Herbert Perrot, Esquires.

"Which said several Commissioners of the said several and respective Counties and Places, or the greatest Part of them, shall, within Six Days after Notice of this Ordinance given unto them, or any Two or more of them, or as soon after as possible they may, meet together, within the several Counties and Places respectively where they are Commissioners, in some convenient Place within the said Counties and Places; and shall there agree to sever and divide themselves, for the Execution of the said Service, into such Hundreds, Places, and Divisions, within their respective Counties and Places, as to them shall seem meet and expedient: And afterwards the said Commissioners, or any Two or more of them respectively, shall forthwith direct their Warrants to such Number of Persons as they shall think fit, within their several and respective Divisions, to appear before them, or any Two or more of them; and, upon their Appearance, the said respective Commissioners, or any Two or more of them as aforesaid, shall nominate and appoint such Persons as they shall think fit, within their respective Divisions, to be Assessors; which said Persons, so nominated, or any Two of them, shall have Power, and are hereby required, to assess any Person or Persons, Fraternity, Guild, Corporation, Mystery, Brotherhood, and Commonalty, Corporate or not Corporate, chargeable by this Ordinance, according to the Monthly Rates and Proportions in this Ordinance mentioned: And the said respective Commissioners, or any Two of them, shall have full Power and Authority, within their several and respective Limits and Divisions where they shall execute this Ordinance, to nominate High Collectors, for the Money so assessed and rated as aforesaid, according to this Ordinance, other than the Collectors formerly appointed for the Collection of the Sixty Thousand Pounds per Mensem assessed, to be assessed by virtue of the Ordinance of the Three and Twentieth of June last; which said High Collectors shall have full Power, and are hereby required, by this Ordinance, to nominate and authorize able Subcollectors, in each Parish, Tithing, or other Place within their respective Hundreds and Limits, other than the Sub-collectors appointed, or to be appointed, for Collection of the Sixty Thousand Pounds per Mensem aforesaid; who may and shall, and hereby are required to, levy and collect the Monthly Sums so laid and assessed on each respective Parish, Tithing, or other Place as aforesaid, in such Sort as is required and appointed by this Ordinance, and to pay the same unto the said High Collectors within convenient Time after Receipt of their respective Warrants; which said High Collectors, forthwith after the Receipt thereof, are to pay the same respectively unto the Treasurer appointed by this Ordinance, or his Deputy, or to such Person or Persons, and at such Place or Places, as the said respective Commissioners, or any Two of them, shall appoint, to be thence paid to the Treasurer appointed by this Ordinance, or his Deputy: And if any Person or Persons, Fraternity, Guild, Corporation, Mystery, Brotherhood, or Commonalty, Corporate or not Corporate, chargeable by this Ordinance, shall refuse to pay the Sum or Sums upon him or them assessed by virtue of this Ordinance, or shall not pay the same upon Demand at the Place of his Abode, or where such Assessments shall be made, it shall and may be lawful to and for the respective Collectors, or any Two of them, to levy all and every such Sum and Sums so assessed, by Way of Distress and Sale of the Goods of the Person or Persons so assessed, wherever the same shall be found, deducting the Sum assessed, and the reasonable Charges of Distraining, and restoring the Overplus to the Owner thereof; and to take to their Assistance, in making such Distresses, such Persons as shall be authorized thereunto; and, in the Presence of any Constable, or other Officer or Minister of Justice, who are authorized and required hereby to be assistant unto the said respective Collectors, to break open any House, Shop, or other Thing where any such Goods are: And if any Person so distrained shall make Resistance, it shall and may be lawful to and for the said respective Collectors, or any of them, as they shall see Cause, to call to their Assistance any Per sons authorized to assist in making Distress, by any special Warrant, which the Commissioners are hereby required and authorized to grant, upon Request made unto them by the respective Collectors or Agents which shall be employed in this Service: And, in case of Necessity, the said respective Collectors and their Assistants are authorized to call to their Aid and Assistance any of the Trained Bands or Companies of Volunteers, or other Forces, of and within the County or Counties, Place or Places, where such Resistance shall be made, or any other Person or Persons whatsoever dwelling in or near the Place, who are hereby likewise authorized, willed, and required, to be aiding and assisting to the said respective Collectors, their Assistants or Agents employed in the Premises, as they will answer the contrary thereof.

"And be it also Ordained, That every Person to be rated and taxed as aforesaid shall be rated and set, and the Sum on him rated and set to be levied, in every County, for the Estate he hath, either in Lands, Tenements, or Hereditaments, Rents, Annuities, Fees, Offices, Goods, Cattles, or Chattels, in that County only: And if he have any Estate, either in Lands, Tenements, Hereditaments, Rents, Annuities, Fees, Offices, Goods, or Chattels, in several Places in One County, then to be rated in the said several Places in each several County, according to such his said Estate in the said several Places; and the Sum on him set to be there levied accordingly.

"And be it further Ordained, That all Lands, Tenements, or Hereditaments, of all and every Person or Persons whatsoever, of what Degree or Quality soever, or whose Possession soever the same are, shall be rated, charged, and chargeable, for and towards the Raising and Payment of the said Monthly Sum or Sums of Monies, set and charged by this Ordinance; (yet nevertheless with this Proviso and Limitation,) That, if the said Land be let or set to or near the Yearly Value thereof, in the Possession of any Tenant for Life, Lives, Years, or at Will, such Person or Persons to whom the Rent thereof belongeth to be solely chargeable therewith; but, if the same be let at any easy or small Rent, or under Value, then the Sum taxed to be apportioned between the Party or Parties to whom the Rent belongeth, and the Tenant or Occupier of the Lands, Tenements, or Hereditaments, as the Assessors shall think meet; and if they, or any of them, shall do any Injury, the same to be rectified by the said Commissioners, or any Two of them, within their several Limits or Divisions, according to their Discretions: And if any such Tenant or Occupier of Lands, Tenements, or Hereditaments, shall or may be chargeable with any Sum of Money contrary to the true Intent and Meaning of this Ordinance; that it shall and may be lawful to and for such Tenant or Occupier to stop and detain the same from and out of his Rent due for the same Land, or to take his lawful Remedy against such Person or Persons to whom the said Rent is or shall be due or belonging, who ought by the true Meaning of this Ordinance to be charged therewith, by Action of Debt; wherein no Wager of Law, Protection, or Essoign, shall be allowed; and for all Manner of Debts whatsoever, Sum or Sums of Money, due or owing to any Person or Persons, by any Person or Persons within this Realm; and also for any Debts, Goods, or Sums of Money, remaining or being beyond the Seas, out of His Majesty's Dominions, due or belonging to any Person or Persons residing within England or Wales, the Person or Persons to whom such Debts shall be due, to be charged for the same, in the Place of his Residence or Abode at the Time of the Taxation only.

"Provided also, and be it Ordained, That all Feefarm Rents or other Rents due to His Majesty, all Rents and other Sums reserved by the late Court of Wards, out of any Wards, Infants, or Lunatic Estates, and all other Manner of Rents, Payments, and Sums of Money, and all Annuities issuing out of any Lands within any City or County, shall be liable towards the Payment of any Sum by this Ordinance to be taxed and levied; and all the Tenants of any Fee-farm Rent, other Rent, Sums of Money, or Annuities, as aforesaid, are hereby directed and authorized to pay them proportionably, according to the Rates and Assessments by this Ordinance appointed and ordained; and all such Tenants shall be hereby saved and kept harmless, by Authority of both Houses of Parliament, from any further Payment of such Portion of any such Rent, Rents, Sums, or Annulties, either to the Exchequer, to the Committee of the Revenue, to the Court of Wards, or to any other Person or Persons to whom any such Rent, Rents, Payments, Sums of Money, or Annuities as aforesaid, shall or ought to be paid, to all Intents and Purposes whatsoever, as fully and as amply as if they had paid the same into the Exchequer, to the Committee of the Revenue, or to any Person or Persons to whom the same is reserved and become due.

"And be it further Ordained, That no Person having Two Mansions or Places to resort to, being or calling himself Household-servant, or Waiting-servant, to the King's Majesty, or other Lord or Lady, Master or Mistress, be excused from the Taxes of the said Payments, in any Place or Places where he may be set or taxed; and if any Person, that ought to be set and taxed to the said Payment, by his Cunning or Craft happen to escape from the said Payments, to be not set and taxed according to the true Intent and Meaning of this Ordinance, and that proved by Presentment, Examination, Information, or otherwise, before the said Commissioners, or any Two or more of them; then every such Person shall be charged, upon the Knowledge and Proof thereof, at the Treble Value of so much as he should, might, or ought to have been taxed at by virtue of this Ordinance; and the same to be levied, gathered, and paid, of his Goods and Chattels, Lands and Tenements, towards the said Payment, in such Manner as is therein limited for others which refuse to pay; and if no Distress be found of the Goods or other Things of such Person or Persons, Bodies Corporate or others, chargeable by this Ordinance, as shall not pay their Monthly Rates as aforesaid, then the said Collectors shall respectively have Power to enquire of any Sum or Sums of Money due, or to be due, to the Persons so assessed as aforesaid, from any Person or Persons, for any Rents, Tithes, Goods, or Debts, or other Thing or Cause whatsoever, and to compound for any of the said Rents, Tithes, Goods, Debts, due to the Persons so assessed respectively as aforesaid, with any Person or Persons by whom the said Rents, Tithes, Goods, Debts, or other Things due unto the said Persons assessed respectively as aforesaid; as also to give full Discharge for the Money by them so received, upon Composition or otherwise; which Discharge shall be good and effectual to all Intents and Purposes.

"And be it further Ordained, That the Allowances hereafter mentioned be the Allowances which shall be given and taken for such as shall be employed for bringing in of those Monies by this Ordinance to be raised; (videlicet,) for the several High and Subcollectors, to be divided betwixt them by the respective Commissioners, or any Two of them, in their respective Divisions, Two Pence upon every Twenty Shillings collected and paid by them; for the Keeper of the Check, One Half-penny upon every Twenty Shillings brought to the Treasurer, or to his Accompt; for the Agents to be employed in dispersing the said several Ordinances, and other Services and Solicitation for getting in the said Assessments, such Allowances to be made to them therefor, as the said Committee of Lords and Commons shall appoint; and for the Clerks of the Commissioners of the several Counties and Places wherein the said Monies are payable, a Half-penny: These several Allowances to be made, by the Treasurer appointed by this Ordinance, out of each Twenty Shillings which shall be brought in to the said Treasurer, or for which he shall give Acquittance, with Assignations to any Person to whom any Sum or Sums shall be appointed, who shall be content or desirous to receive the same in the Country.

"And to the End that all the Monies assessed may be duly collected, be it Ordained, That the several and respective Assessors, within the Kingdom of England and Dominion of Wales, shall, within One Week next after their respective Assessments made, return their said several Assessments unto the respective Commissioners aforesaid, for the respective Divisions or Limits where the said Assessments shall be made; which Commissioners, or any Two of them, are hereby required respectively, within Five Days after their respective Receipts of such several Assessments returned unto them, to deliver a Copy thereof, subscribed with their or any Two of their Hands, to the several High Collectors within their respective Divisions or Limits; and also, within Ten Days then after next ensuing, to send up another Copy to the Treasurer appointed by this Ordinance, to the End the said Treasurer may thereby know what he is to receive of every Parish and Place within this Realm and the Dominion of Wales; as also One other Copy, subscribed as aforesaid, to the Committee for the Accompts of this Kingdom: And the said several Sums shall be paid to the said Treasurer at his Office of Receipt in Weavers Hall, in London, who shall give Acquittances for the same under his Hand; which Acquittances shall be brought to Mr. Gualter Frost the Younger, who is, by himself or his sufficient Deputy, to give his Attendance in or near the Place where the Treasurer is appointed to receive those Monies, and is to enter the same, immediately after they are brought unto him, in a Book to be kept for that Purpose, and subscribe his Name unto them; and then the said Acquittances shall be sufficient Discharges to the Parties that pay in the said Sums, and not otherwise: And if any Assessor or Collector shall refuse the said Service, or prove negligent or faulty therein, either by not assessing, or unequal or unjust assessing, or by not collecting or distraining, or not paying in the Monies by him collected and received, the said Commissioners for the Division or Limits where such Assessor or Collector shall so refuse, or be so negligent or faulty, or any Two of them, shall have Power to commit such Assessor or Collector to Prison, or to set such reasonable Fine upon him or them as they shall think fit, not exceeding the Sum of Ten Pounds upon the Assessors, or the Sum of Five Pounds upon the Collectors, the same to be levied by Distress and Sale of such Offenders Goods, to the Uses herein mentioned, in such Sort as is herein before appointed for such as refuse to pay the Rates assessed upon him or them; and shall also certify the said Offence to the Lords and Commons of the Committee for the Affairs of Ireland at Derby House; and shall have Power to nominate other Assessors or Collectors: And if any Person or Persons, so assessed and rated as aforesaid, shall conceal or convey away his or their Goods, so that no Distress can be taken, or that the said Sum or Sums so assessed upon him or them cannot be had or levied by any the Ways or Means in this Ordinance mentioned, then the said Collectors shall respectively certify the same, in case he be a Peer of the Realm, unto the Lords in Parliament; and if he be under the Degree of a Peer of the Realm, to the Committee of Lords and Commons for the Affairs of Ireland at Derby House; who shall hereby have Power to send for such Person or Persons as Delinquents, and to commit him or them Prisoners to such Place within this Kingdom, and for so long Time, as the said Committee shall think fit: And in case any Assessor or Collector, or any other Person whosoever, shall fail in the Duties required of them by this Ordinance, or shall otherwise misbehave themselves, whereby the Service is, or shall be, prejudiced or hindered; the said Committee of Lords and Commons for the Affairs of Ireland at Derby House are hereby authorized to send Messengers for them, and, as their Offences shall require, to inflict such Punishment upon them, be it by Fine, Imprisonment, or otherwise, as in their Judgements they shall think meet; and to order such Allowances unto the said Messengers, to be paid by the Offenders, as their Journies and Attendance on such Offenders shall deserve.

"And be it Ordained, That all and every the Commissioners, Assessors, or Collectors aforesaid, and all that shall assist them in the Premises, shall be protected, by both Houses of Parliament, from all Damage that may come to them or any of them by this Service: And if any Person or Persons shall molest or trouble any Commissioner, Assessor, Collector, Agent, Assistant, or others, for doing the Duties required of them by this Ordinance, or by the said Committee of Lords and Commons for the Affairs of Ireland at Derby House, in Pursuance hereof, by Impeaching, Arresting, Indicting, Impleading, or otherwise proceeding against them, the said Committee of Lords and Commons for the Affairs of Ireland at Derby House are hereby authorized to send for such Person or Persons; and, upon Examination, finding that such Molestation, Trouble, or Suit, shall be occasioned by any Thing done in Observance of this Ordinance, and for the Execution thereof, to inflict such Punishment upon the Persons offending as the Offence shall deserve, or report their Offence to the Houses of Parliament for their further Order therein.

"Provided always, That no Peer of this Realm shall, by virtue of this Ordinance, be rated and taxed at any Sum or Sums of Monies whatsoever, for any his Mansion-house or Houses, with the Appurtenances, in any Place whatsoever; but the Assessors, within whose Charge such House or Houses with the Appurtenances shall happen to be, shall certify the same into the House of Peers, to the End such Peers may be there rated for the same, according to this Ordinance.

"And be it further Ordained, That Sir Adam Loftus Knight be hereby appointed and authorized to be Treasurer for Receipt of Monies on this Ordinance; and to give his Daily Attendance, by himself or his sufficient Deputy or Deputies, at his Office of Receipt in Weavers Hall, London, to receive all such Monies as shall be there tendered and paid for the said Monthly Assessments, according to this Ordinance; which said Treasurer, so appointed to receive those Monies, shall enter the Receipt thereof into One or more Books to be kept for that Purpose, the Names of all Collectors, Receivers, Person or Persons, as shall pay the same unto them, with the Time when they are paid, and for what Parishes, Places, Divisions, and Counties; and shall give Receipts accordingly, under his Hand, unto such Collectors, Receivers, Person or Persons, to the Intent those Receipts may be registered by the Person before-named for that Purpose, and so be a sufficient Discharge to the Parties that bring and pay in those Monies: And the said Treasurer shall from Time to Time issue forth those Monies which shall be brought in by virtue of this Ordinance, unto such Persons, and in such Manner, for the Service of Ireland, as the Committee of Lords and Commons for the Affairs of Ireland at Derby House shall by their Orders and Warrants direct; who are hereby authorized to dispose thereof, for carrying on the War of Ireland, and for Payment of such fair and reasonable Salaries, Rewards, and Allowances, as they shall further think fit to be given to any Persons which shall be necessarily employed for the Service aforesaid, and accordingly to give Warrants and Orders for issuing of the same; and that neither the Committee appointed by Ordinance of Parliament for taking and receiving the General Accompts of the Kingdom, nor any Subcommittee by their Direction or Appointment, nor any other Committee or Commissioners or other Persons whatsoever, other than the Treasurer in this Ordinance mentioned, shall intermeddle with, take, or receive, any Part of the Monies by virtue of this Ordinance to be assessed, levied, or raised, for the Service of the State, in carrying on of the War in the said Kingdom of Ireland.

"And it is also hereby Ordained and Declared, That such Persons as shall lend Monies, or other necessary Provisions, for the Service of Ireland, upon the Credit of this Ordinance, shall be re-paid the Monies so to be lent, and the Value of the said Provisions, with the usual Forbearance at the Rate of Eight Pounds per Centum by the Year, from the Time of lending such Monies or Provisions, until the several Sums thereupon to become due unto them, shall be fully satisfied and paid, out of the Monies to be raised by virtue of this Ordinance; and that the said Committee of Lords and Commons for the Affairs of Ireland at Derby House shall hereby have Power and Authority to engage the Credit of this Ordinance to such Person or Persons as shall lend any Money, or furnish Provisions, as aforesaid: Provided always, That the said Committee shall not engage the Credit of this Ordinance for more than the Sum of Thirty Thousand Pounds.

"And it is hereby also Ordained and Declared, That this Ordinance, which is intended for the carrying on the War of Ireland for the Time to come, shall not be taken or interpreted to lessen, or any Way to hinder, the levying, collecting, or bringing in, of the Weekly Assessment formerly ordained to be raised in this Kingdom and the Dominion of Wales, for the Supply of that Kingdom of Ireland, by the Ordinances of Parliament of the Eighteenth of October, 1644, and Fifteenth of August and Ninth of March, 1645; but that the Arrears of all the said several Ordinances may and shall be levied, collected, and paid, as the said several Ordinances do direct, in regard that, upon the Credit of the said Ordinances, divers Sums of Money have been advanced, and great Quantities of Provisions have been made and sent into Ireland for the said Service, and remaining yet unpaid; which the Parliament is bound, in all Obligations of Honour, Justice, and Interest, to discharge.

"And be it lastly Ordained, That the said Committee of Lords and Commons for the Affairs of Ireland at Derby House shall and may, and are in and hereby authorized, by themselves, and by such other Person or Persons as they shall think fit to employ (fn. *) and trust in this Affair, to make, do, and perform, whatsoever Acts and Things they shall think necessary and convenient, by making of Dispatches, appointing of Forces, and giving Directions in Pursuance of this Ordinance, to cause the present assessing, collecting, and bringing in of the said Monies, according to the Directions herein expressed, and otherwise, as shall be useful and necessary for and concerning the same; and all and every the Commissioners, Assessors, Collectors, and other Person and Persons whatsoever, concerned herein, are hereby required and enjoined to conform and give Obedience in all Things accordingly.

"H. Elsynge, Cler. Parl. D. Com."

To be published.

"16 Februarii, 1647.

"Ordered, by the Commons assembled in Parliament, That this Ordinance be forthwith printed and published.

"H. Elsynge, Cler. Parl. D. Com."

Footnotes

* This Ordinance is printed, and bound in with the Original.
Sic.
* with.
* Bis.
* any.