House of Lords Journal Volume 10
17 August 1648

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 10: 17 August 1648', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 10: 1648-1649 (1767-1830), pp. 443-445. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=32882 Date accessed: 31 August 2014.


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DIE Jovis, 17 die Augusti.

PRAYERS, by Mr. Prophett.

Domini præsentes fuerunt:

Ds. North, Speaker.

Comes Suffolke.
Comes Rutland.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Lyncolne.
Comes Midd.
Ds. Dacres.
Ds. Maynard.

Tanner, Haddock, and Wood, to fail with their Ships, not withstanding the Embargo.

Upon reading the Petition of John Tanner Commander of the Ship Victory, Wm. Haddock Commander of The America, and John Wood Commander of the Ship Hopewell; shewing, "That they have loaded their Ships for Voyages; but are restrained by the Lord Admiral, to their great Prejudice; therefore desire the Order of this House, for the taking off their Restraint:"

It is Ordered, That a Letter be written to the Lord Admiral, that he would permit them to go their Voyages.

Message from the H. C. about the Ordinance for Church Government:-with a Declaration about the Netherland Contribution; and with Orders.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir John Temple Knight; who brought up divers Particulars, wherein they desire their Lordships Concurrence:

1. To put their Lordships in Mind of the Ordinance concerning Church Government.

Ordered, To be taken into Consideration on Tuesday next.

2. A Declaration concerning the Netherland Contribution.

3. Order for Colonel Needham's Widow to have Five Hundred Pounds, &c. (Here enter it.)

Read, and Agreed to.

4. Order for One Thousand Pounds for Commissioners employed to negotiate a Contribution in The Low Countries, for the Relief of the Protestants in Ireland.

5. Order for Mr. Ryley to have Two Hundred Pounds, and Fifty Pounds, for his Service, and for the Use of The Tower. (Here enter it.)

Agreed to.

6. Order for paying Two Thousand Eight Hundred Fifteen Pounds, Eighteen Shillings, Ten Pence, to Robert Canne, and Company of Merchants of Bristoll.

(Here enter it.)

Read, and Agreed to.

7. Order for Captain Hamlyn to be paid his Arrears.

(Here enter it.)

Read, and Agreed to.

8. Order for Payment of the Interest for Thirty Thousand and Seven Hundred Pounds, appointed to the Reduced Officers in the Four Lists. (Here enter it.)

Read, and Agreed to.

9. Order for Sir David (fn. *) Hasteede to have Five Hundred Pounds. (Here enter it.)

Read, and Agreed to.

10. Order for Sir Edward Povey, for Six Hundred Pounds to be paid.

11. Ordinance for taking off the Sequestration of Sir Robert Fenn's Estate. (Here enter it.)

Read, and Agreed to.

The Answer returned was:

Answer.

That this House agrees to the Ordinance for taking off the Sequestration of Sir Rob't Fenn's Estate; To all the rest, they will send an Answer by Messengers of their own.

Blackmore and Paris, versus Wollaston.

Upon reading the Petition of Richard Blackmoore and Richard Paris, with Articles annexed, against Henry Wollaston, Keeper of Newgate, for divers Misdemeanors committed by him in his Office:

It is Ordered, That the said Henry Wollaston shall have a Sight of the Petition, and put in his Answer in Writing by this Day Sevennight; and that the Lord Mayor of the City of London have Notice of this Petition.

Answer to the Prince's Letter.

The Earl of Lyncolne reported from the Committee, the Answer to the Prince's Letter; which was read, and approved of, and ordered to be sent to the Prince.

(Here enter it.)

Bigg and Young.

Ordered, That the Writ of Error between Bigg and Younge shall be argued on Tuesday Morning.

Pye to be instituted to Frosendon.

Ordered, That Doctor Bennett give Institution and Induction unto Thomas Pye Clerk, Master of Arts, to the Rectory of Frozendon, in Com. Suff.; salvo Jure cujuscunque; William Glover Gentleman, Patron; void by the Death of Jo. Allen, the late Incumbent.

Order for 500 l. for Colonel Needham's Widow.

"Ordered, by the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, That Five Hundred Pounds be forthwith advanced and paid unto Colonel Needham's Widow, out of such Delinquents Estates as she shall discover; and that the same be charged at Habberdash'rs Hall: It is further Ordered, That Five Pounds per Week be paid unto the Widow of Colonel Needham, at Gouldsmiths Hall, until the said Sum of Five Hundred Pounds ordered to her at Habberdash'rs Hall be paid unto her."

Order for 200 l. for Mr. Ryley;

"Ordered, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled, That the Sum of Two Hundred Pounds be advanced, for the present Subsistence of William Ryley Esquire, Clerk of the Records in The Tower, and be paid to him, or his Assigns, out of such Delinquents Estates as he shall discover to the Committee at Habberdash'rs Hall, that hath not compounded or not paid in his Fifth or Twentieth Part, for the Service of the said William Ryley to the Parliament, in keeping the Records in The Tower."

Order for 50 l. for preserving Records in his Custody.

"Ordered, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled, That the Sum of Fifty Pounds more be advanced, upon the Estate of such Delinquent as shall be discovered by William Ryley, Clerk of the Records in The Tower, to the Committee of Habberdash'rs Hall, for repairing the Books of Records and Repertories, and mending the Windows of the Rooms where the Records lie."

Order for 2815 l. 18s. 10d. to Canne, and Company of Merchants of Bristoi, for Corn taken from them by Colonel Buller, for the Use of Scilly.

"Ordered, by the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, That the Sum of Two Thousand Eight Hundred Fifteen Pounds, Eighteen Shillings, and Ten Pence, due to Robert Canne, and Company of Merchants of Bristoll, for Corn and other Merchandizes taken from them by Colonel Anthony Buller, Governor of the Isle of Silley, to supply the Want of that Garrison, for the Service of the Parliament, be paid and satisfied unto the said Robert Canne and Company of Merchants, or their Assigns, out of the Remainder of the Sum of Fourteen Thousand Pounds not formerly engaged, remaining yet due, upon Two Subsidies granted in or about May, 1640, for Supply of His Majesty's Army of the then Northern Parts of this Kingdom, uncollected, and in the Collectors Hands, concealed by the Treasurers or Collectors appointed to receive the said Monies; and the Acquittance or Acquittances of the said Robert Canne, and Company of Merchants of Bristoll, their Assignee or Assigns, testifying the Receipt thereof, shall be a sufficient Warrant and Discharge to the said Treasurers, and to the Chamberlain of London, and to the Receivers or Collectors, and to such other Person or Persons as shall pay the same."

Order for Captain Hamlin to be paid his Arrears.

"Ordered, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled, That the Sum of Two Hundred Pounds be forthwith paid unto Captain Richard Hamlyn, or his Assigns, out of the Seven Hundred Pounds, Remainder of the Composition for Ashby De La Zouch, in Leicestersheir, in Part of Five Hundred Eighty-two Pounds, Nineteen Shillings, Four Pence, due to him upon his Accompt, by the Treasurer at Gouldsmiths Hall; and the Acquittance or Acquittances of the said Captain Richard Hamlyn, testifying the Receipt thereof, shall be a sufficient Warrant and Discharge to the said Treasurer at Gouldsmiths Hall, or to such other Person or Persons as shall pay the same: And it is further Ordered, That the said Captain Richard Hamlyn shall be paid the Residue of his Arrears out of such Delinquents Estates as he shall discover, not formerly discovered."

Ordinance for Interest on the 10.700 l. for Reduced Officers.

"Ordered and Ordained, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled, That the Committee at Gouldsmiths Hall do forthwith issue out and pay unto Mr. Nathaniell Andrewes, of the City of London, Treasurer, appointed by Order of the House of Commons, for all such Sum and Sums of Money as are due by Way of Arrears, unto the Officers mentioned in Four Lists, all Arrear of Interest, at the Rate of Eight Pounds per Centum, for Thirty Thousand and Seven Hundred Pounds due unto them since the 9th of January, 1646, being a Third Part of their Debt, over and above the Respite; and the Acquittance or Acquittances of the said Nathaniell Andrewes shall be unto the said Treasurers a sufficient Discharge: And it is further Ordered and Ordained, That the said Committee do from Time to Time issue forth and pay all such Interest unto the said Mr. Andrewes, for the Use of the said Officers or their Assigns, as shall grow due unto them at the End of every Six Months from the Date hereof, until the said Sum of Thirty Thousand and Seven Hundred Pounds, and every Part and Parcel thereof, be fully satisfied and paid."

Order for 500 l. for Sir David Hastevile.

"Ordered, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled, That the Sum of Five Hundred Pounds be allowed and paid unto Sir David Hastevile Knight, upon Accompt; and that the Sum of Fifty Pounds, Part thereof, be charged upon Habberdash'rs Hall, and forthwith paid by the Committee of Lords and Commons for Advance of Monies usually sitting there, for Relief of his instant crying Necessities; and that the remaining Four Hundred Fifty Pounds be charged and paid out of such Delinquents concealed Estates as shall be discovered to the Committee at Habberdash'rs Hall by the said Sir David Hastevile, or his Assignee or Assignees; and the said Committee is hereby required to proceed upon such Discoveries in such Manner as in other Cases of like Nature, and to cause the said Sum of Four Hundred Fifty Pounds, so discovered as aforesaid, to be paid to the said Sir David Hastevile, his Assignee or Assignees, accordingly."

Ordinance to clear Sir Robert Fenn and his Son of their Delinquency.

"Whereas Sir Robert Fenn of Kensington, in Com. Midd. Knight, and Robert Fenn his Son, have by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to their Fine of Nine Hundred and Four Pounds, Six Shillings, and Eight Pence, they having adhered to the Forces raised against the Parliament: The Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament do hereby authorize and appoint His Majesty's Solicitor General to prepare a Pardon to the said Sir Robert and Robert Fenn, for their said Offence, in such Form as is agreed by both Houses for like Offenders, together with a Grant of, and Restitution to them, their Heirs and Assigns, of all their Lands, Goods, and Chattels, and other Estate for which the said Fine was accepted, according to a Particular thereof made, and entered with the Committee at Gouldsmiths Hall, and of all Mean Profits thereof, from the Twelfth Day of March, 1646, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said Sir Robert Fenn and Robert his Son in or to all Advowsons, Presentations, and Right of Patronage, to any Church or Chapel; which said Pardon, so prepared, the Commissioners of the Great Seal of England for the Time being are hereby likewise authorized to pass under the said Great Seal accordingly: Provided always, That this Ordinance, or the said Pardon thereon to be passed, shall not extend to free the said Sir Robert and Robert Fenn from a further Composition, for any other Lands, Goods, or Chattels, than what are contained in the Particular aforesaid; and that, in case the said Lands mentioned in the said Particular were of greater Yearly Values than are therein expressed during Three Years before the Year of our Lord 1640, then the said Sir Robert Fenn and Robert his Son shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Answer to the Prince of Wales's Letter, offering his Mediation for a Peace, &c.

"May it please your Highness,

"I am commanded, by the Lords assembled in the House of Peers, to return their humble and thankful Acknowledgement, for that Offer which your Highness was pleased to make, in your Letter of the Fifth of August, to interpose your Mediation to the King your Royal Father, for the obtaining of all such Concessions and Acts of Grace as, by the Blessing of God, may most conduce to a firm and lasting Peace, and the Happiness of His Majesty and all His People.

"The Lords do take this Expression as an Argument of your hearty Affection which you bear to your Native Country; and do conceive that nothing can more conduce to procure your Highness an Interest in the Affections of all the People of England, than to steer all your Motions in a Concurrence with those Counsels and Resolutions which are taken in the Parliament, which is, by the ancient Constitution of the Government of this Kingdom, the Great Council thereof. This being all I have in Command, I take Leave to subscribe myself,

"Sir,

"Your Highness'

"Most humble Servant,

"Du. North, Speaker of the House of Peers pro Tempore.

"For his Highness the Prince of Wales. Most humbly. These."

Footnotes

* Poltea Hastevile, p. 444. a. Vide Journals of the H. C. Vol. V p. 675. a.