Die Martis, 30 die Maii.
PRAYERS, by Mr. Marshall.
Domini præsentes fuerunt:
Comes Manchester, Speaker.
L. Viscount Say & Seale.
Fulcher and Ross, Petition for an Allowance, as Attendants on the King's Children.
Upon reading the Petition of Susan Fulcher and
Robert Rosse, formerly Servants to the King's Children:
It is Ordered, To be sent to the House of Commons,
that it may be referred to the Committee of the Revenue; to allow them such Allowance as they think fit,
as other Servants of the King's Children that are lately
Ordinance for a Market in Aldborough.
An Ordinance was brought in, for granting a Market
to be kept in the Town of Alburgh, in the County of
Norff.; which was read, and Agreed to, and to be sent
to the House of Commons for their Concurrence.
Ordered, That the Fast Sermon To-morrow shall
be at Martin's Church in the Fields.
The Petition of Wendall was read; but respited, until
Mr. Justice Roll be spoken with.
Rawleigh and Vivers.
Upon reading the Petition and Affidavit of George
Rawleigh, "That he cannot have his Witnesses so soon
as the Cause between him and Vivers (fn. *) is last appointed:"
Therefore it is Ordered, That the 20th Day of
June, formerly appointed for hearing the said Cause,
Message from the H. C. with an Order and Ordinances.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons,
by Sir John D'Anvers; who brought up these Particulars, wherein they desire their Lordships Concurrence:
1. An Order to give Fifty Pounds to Captain Israell
Smyth. (Here enter it.)
2. An Ordinance for the more effectual bringing (fn. †) in
the Arrears in the City of London.
The Answer returned was:
That this House agrees to the Order for giving Fifty
Pounds to Captain Smyth: To the other, this House
will take the same into Consideration, and send an
Answer by Messengers of their own.
The King and Trigg, in Error.
Upon hearing the Counsel argue the Errors, in the
Writ of Error wherein Trigg is Plaintiff and Dominus
It is Ordered, That Baron Atkins and Mr. Justice
Godbolt, now present at the Hearing the Counsel, shall
consult with the rest of the Judges; and any Three to
certify their Opinions to this House.
Ordinance to bring in Arrears in London.
The Ordinance for more effectual bringing in the
Arrears in the City of London, was read, and Agreed to.
(Here enter it.)
Finch and Hanbury, in Error.
(fn. *) The Counsel in the Writ of Error between Francis
Finch Plaintiff and John Hanbury Defendant:
It is Ordered, That the Judgement given in the
King's Bench is affirmed, and the Record to be remitted
into the Court of King's Bench, that Execution may be
taken out: It is further Ordered, That the Plaintiff
shall pay to the Defendant Twenty Nobles Costs.
Message from the H. C. with an Ordinance.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons,
by Mr. Annesley. &c.; who brought up an Ordinance
for Fifteen Hundred Pounds to be paid to Colonel
Whitchcott, for victualing and fortifying of Windsor
Castle. (Here enter it.)
The Answer returned was:
That this House agrees to the Order now brought
Derret and Williams, in Error.
Next, the Counsel in the Writ of Error between
John Derrett Plaintiff and Isaac Williams Defendant. (fn. *)
And, upon Consideration, it is Ordered, That the
Judgement in the King's Bench is affirmed; aud that
the Transcript of the Record be remitted into the Court
of King's Bench, that Judgement may be taken out
accordingly: And it is further Ordered, That
the Plaintiff shall (fn. †) pay to the Defendant Five Marks
Doe and Savill.
Ordered, That the Errors between Doe and Savill
shall be heard, on Thursday Morning next, by Counsel.
Rowland, a Pass.
Ordered, That Wm. Rowland shall have a Pass,
for himself, his Wife, and One Servant, to go into
Time for Passes limited.
Ordered, That when any Passes shall be granted
by this House, there shall (fn. ‡) be Expression in them,
"That they shall make Use of them within Two
Order for 50l. to Capt. Smith.
"Ordered, by the Lords and Commons assembled
in Parliament, That the Sum of Fifty Pounds be
bestowed upon Captain Israell Smith, the Messenger that brought the good News of reducing the
Castle of Chepstow, by God's Blessing upon the
Parliament's Forces under the Command of Colonel
Ewer; and that the said Sum of Fifty Pounds be
paid, by Order of the Committee of Lords and Commons for Advance of Monies usually sitting at Habberdash'rs Hall, unto the said Israell Smith."
Ordinance for 1500l. for victualing and fortifying Windsor Castle.
"Ordered, by the Lords and Commons assembled
in Parliament, That the Sum of Fifteen Hundred
Pounds be charged upon the Sequestrations of Bucks
and Berks, and paid, upon Accompt, by the Sequestrators and Treasurers for Sequestrations in the
said Counties, to Colonel Whichcott, Governor of
Windsor Castle, to be employed for furnishing it with
Victuals, and making the necessary Fortifications of
that Castle; and that the Acquittance of the said
Colonel Whichcott, or his Assignee or Assigns, shall
be a sufficient Discharge to the Treasurers and Sequestrators, for such Sums as from Time to Time
they shall pay upon this Order."
Ordinance for the more effectual bringing in the Arrears of Assessments in London.
"Whereas, by virtue of several Ordinances of Parliament, dated the Fifteenth of February 1644, the
13th of August 1645, the 16th of April 1646, the
23th of June 1647, the 15th of March 1647, and
the 24th of April 1648, divers Sums of Money were
appointed to be assessed and collected, within the City
of London, towards the Raising and Maintaining of
Forces, by the Authority of Parliament, for the Defence of the Kingdom; and whereas several Sums
assessed within the City and Liberties thereof are
yet in Arrear and unpaid, by reason of Disaffection
to the Parliament, and some other Obstructions,
(videlicet,) upon Pretence of being unequally rated,
and others for Want of Assurance that the Three
Months remitted by an Ordinance of the Four and
Twentieth Day of December now last past shall be
allowed unto them, because the Time therein limited
for the Payment of the Six Months was elapsed before the Estreats came forth for collecting thereof:
For the removing whereof, and for the more speedy
getting in of the said Arrears so assessed as aforesaid,
be it Ordained, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled, and by Authority of the same,
That the Collectors appointed by the said Ordinance
of the 23th of June, 1647, are hereby authorized
to cross the Rolls, and thereby fully discharge all such
Persons as shall, within Thirty Days after the Passing
of this Ordinance, pay and satisfy to the said Collectors
Nine Months of the Twelve Months assessed, or to
be assessed, by the said last recited Ordinance, according to the Rates assessed by the Deputy and
Common Council-men in their several Wards; and
that the other Three Months (fn. *) remitted by Ordinance of the 24th of December last is hereby remitted,
as if Payment had been made of the First Six Months
within the Time therein limited: And for the like
speedy and better getting in of all the Arrears due
upon all or any of the said Ordinances so assessed as
aforesaid, and for the removing of Obstructions
hindering the same, be it further Ordained, by the
Authority aforesaid, That the Deputy and Common
Council-men for the Time being of the several Wards
within the City of London and the Liberties thereof,
or any Two or more of them, shall and are hereby
appointed Commissioners, within their several and
respective Wards, for the several Taxes and Assessments so made as aforesaid, to put the said several
Ordinances in Execution; and have Power, and are
hereby authorized, to execute and perform all and
every the Powers and Authorities comprized in the
said Ordinances, or any of them, for and concerning
the collecting and levying of the said Assessments so
made as aforesaid, in as full and ample Manner, to
all Intents and Purposes, as any of the Committee
or Commissioners in the said Ordinances named, or
any of them, might or could do or perform the
same; and that the said Deputy and Common Council-men, in their several and respective Wards, or
any Two or more of them, shall have Power, and
are hereby authorized, to call the several Collectors
within their respective Precincts to Accompt, and to
peruse their Estreats, and take Notice who have
paid and who not, and the Reasons given by them
that have not paid; and also to cause the said Collectors, from Time to Time, to pay the said Treasurers at War such Monies as are and shall be in
their Hands: And it is further Ordained, by the
Authority aforesaid, That the Lord Mayor and Aldermen of the City of London for the Time being,
and Deputy Johnson, Thomas Noell, John Owfeild,
Richard Chiverton, Edwin Browne, Randall Baskervile, Humphry Ford, John Everet, Stephen Estwicke,
John Hatley, Deputy Clowes, James Storey, Thomas
Steed, Marke Hilsley, Deputy Fretherioke, Robert
Winch, Deputy Adams, Deputy Hawley, Deputy
Morice Gethin, Deputy Antrobus, George Ward, Colonel Manwareing, Deputy Boothby, Deputy Greene,
Edward Vaughan, Thomas Blackwell, Deputy Camfeild,
Thomas Knowles, Mathew Fox, Roger Peele, Robert
Dyver, Deputy Babington, Colonel Hayes, Deputy
Whitwell, William Bateman, Edward Wood, John Cocke,
Thomas Dawney, Arthur Juxon, Wm. Rowen, or any
Six of the said Aldermen and Commons, shall be,
and are hereby authorized and appointed, Commissioners for the said several Taxes and Assessments, so
made as aforesaid, in the said City and Liberties
thereof, to put the said several Ordinances in Execution; and shall have Power, and they are hereby authorized, to remove such Obstructions as they shall
be informed are not remedied by the said respective
Committee of Deputy and Common Council-men before mentioned; and they are likewise hereby authorized to execute and perform all and every the Powers
and Authorities comprized in the said Ordinances, or
any of them, for and concerning the collecting and
levying of the said Assessments so made as aforesaid,
in as full and ample Manner, to all Intents and Purposes, as any the Committee or Commissioners in the
said Ordinances named, or any of them, might or could
do or perform the same: And in case the said Commissioners of Aldermen and Commons shall find any
Persons obstinately refusing the Payment of their Assessments according to the Limitations aforesaid, and
by their evil Examples become an Encouragement
unto others to do the like, and thereby shew their
Disaffection to the Parliament, that then the said
Committee of Aldermen and Commons, or any Six of
them, shall present the Names of such Persons so
refusing, and the several Sums by them in Arrear,
according to the said Assessments, and such other
Forfeitures as are expressed in the said Ordinances,
or any of them, incurred for Non-payment thereof,
unto the several Committees for Sequestration of the
said City and Counties where such Person and Persons
so refusing shall have any Estate; and the said Committee for Sequestration are hereby authorized and
appointed to levy such Sum and Sums of Money as
are so presented unto them to be unpaid, by such
Person or Persons so returned, together with such
Penalties, Forfeitures, and other Charges, as by the
Ordinances of Sequestration is limited and appointed;
and that the said Committee of Sequestration so levying the said Monies, retaining (fn. *) for themselves and their
Officers such Allowance for the levying thereof as
by the said respective Ordinances for Sequestration is
allowed unto them, shall pay the Remainder unto Sir
John Wollaston Knight, and the rest of the Treasurers
at War: And it is also Ordained, and the Treasurers
at War are hereby authorized to pay, from Time to
Time, unto such Clerks and Officers as shall be employed in the said Service, such Allowances as the
Committee before named shall severally and respectively agree upon, and present unto the said Treasurers, not exceeding Three Pence in the Pound for
such Monies as shall be collected after the passing of
this Ordinance: And lastly it is Ordained, by the
Authority aforesaid, That all and every Person and
Persons, that shall act or do any Thing by virtue of
this Ordinance, shall be saved harmless and indemnified by Authority of Parliament."
Theodericke to be instituted to Rockland.
Ordered, That Dr. Aylett do give Institution and
Induction unto Thomas Theodericke Clerk, to the Rectory
of Rockland All Saints, in Com. Norff. void by the
Death of Jo. Pike, alias Peeke, the late Incumbent;
Salvo Jure cujuscunque: Presentation under the Hand
and Seal of Mr. Anth. Porter Gentleman, Patron.
House adjourned till 10a, Thursday Morning next.