House of Lords Journal Volume 10
6 October 1648

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 10: 6 October 1648', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 10: 1648-1649 (1767-1830), pp. 530-531. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=32915 Date accessed: 23 November 2014.


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DIE Veneris, 6 die Octobris.

PRAYERS, by Mr. Salwey.

Domini præsentes fuerunt:

Comes Manchester, Speaker.
Comes Kent.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Lyncolne.
Comes Denbigh.
Ds. Grey.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. North.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Howard.

Major Blanchard and Hawkins.

Upon reading the Petition of Major Herbert Blanchard; shewing, "That he hath served the Parliament in these Wars, for which there is Four Hundred Pounds due to him for Arrears; for Want of which, he is arrested, for a Debt under Ten Pounds, by a Bill of Midd. at the Suit of Symon Hawkins; therefore he desires either some Part of his Arrears may be paid him, or else the like Protection as others in his Case have had from this House:"

It is Ordered, That the said Major Herbert shall have the Protection of this House, be released from his present Restraint concerning this Business; (fn. *) assigning over unto his said Creditor so much out of his Arrears as will satisfy the said Debt.

Colonel Dodson's Petition, late Governor of Croyland, for Monies disbursed for the Use of that Garrison.

Upon reading the Petition of Colonel Wm. Dodson, late Governor of the Garrison of Croyland; desiring, the Houses would please to declare their Opinion touching the Order of the 19th of March, 1646, that so he may receive the Monies payable unto him for the Monies disbursed by him for the Use of the said Garrison, according to the Warrant of the said Committee:"

It is Ordered, That this Petition be sent to the House of Commons, to desire Concurrence for the granting the Desires contained in the Petition.

Ordinances to clear the following Persons of their Delinquency.

Next, these Ordinances of Compositions of Delinquents, were read, and passed, as followeth:

1. Ordinance of Gilbert and John Atkinson.

2. Ordinance of Wm. Sleaford.

3. Ordinance of Edward Standish.

4. Ordinance of Roger Mostin.

5. Ordinance of Peter Ball Esquire.

6. Ordinance of David Walter.

7. Ordinance of Ric'd Spencer.

8. Ordinance of Sir Jervaise Scroope and Adrian his Son.

9. Ordinance of Sir Tho. Wolrich.

10. Ordinance of Tobias Lawe.

11. Ordinance of Wm. Booth.

12. Ordinance of John Hoskins.

13. Ordinance of Wm. and Rob't Dallison. Respited.

Message from the H. C. with an Ordinance.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Rob't Harley Knight; who brought up an Ordinance for settling the Militia in the Kingdom of England, Dominion of Wales, and Town of Berwicke upon Tweede. "This Ordinance," he said, "hath had many Debates and Consideration in the House of Commons; therefore he hoped it would not continue long with their Lordships without Expedition."

The Answer returned was:

Answer.

That this House will return an Answer by Messengers of their own.

Ordinance to settle the Militia.

The Ordinance for settling the Militia of the Kingdom of England and Dominion of Wales, was read the First Time.

Ordinance to continue the Assessments for the Army.

The Question being put, "Whether to have a Conference with the House of Commons, before the Ordinance for the Monthly Assessments for the Army be read the Third Time?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

The Question being put, "Whether this Alteration shall be made in this Ordinance, That it shall continue but for Three Months?"

It was Resolved in the Negative.

Then the said Ordinance was read the Third Time, as it came from the House of Commons.

And the Question being put, "Whether to agree to this Ordinance as it is now read?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

(Here enter it.)

Ordinance to exempt Peers from quartering Soldiers.

Ordered, That these Lords following are appointed to prepare an Ordinance for exempting the Houses of Peers from Quartering of Soldiers; and report the same to this House:

Comes Lyncolne.
Comes Kent.
Comes Mulgrave.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Grey.
Ds. North.
Ds. Howard.

Any Two; to meet this Afternoon, and to adjourn from Time to Time.

Captain Bell to apply to the H. C.

Upon reading the Petition of Captain Bell:

It is Ordered, That this House gives him Leave to apply himself to the House of Commons.

Ordinance for Coals for London Poor.

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

To deliver to them the Ordinance concerning Sea Coals for the Poor of London, with the Alteration; and desire their Concurrence therein.

Ordinance to continue the Assessments for the Army.

"Whereas, by Ordinance of Parliament, bearing Date the 15th of March, 1647, intituled, "An Ordinance of the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, for raising Monies, to be employed for the Maintenance of the Forces under the Command of Sir Thomas Fairefax Knight, it is Ordained, That the Sum of Sixty Thousand Pounds per Mensem, by the several Sums of Money therein mentioned, shall be Monthly, according to the ordinary Computation, taxed, collected, levied, and paid, for the Purposes aforesaid, from the 25th of March, 1648, until the 29th of September then next following, in such Manner and Form as is mentioned, expressed, and declared, in an Ordinance of Parliament of the 23th of June, 1647, intituled, "An Ordinance of the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, for the raising of Monies, to be employed towards the Maintenance of Forces within this Kingdom, under the Command of Sir Thomas Fairefax Knight;" and whereas it is further ordered, by the said Ordinance of the 15th of March, 1647, That the Persons therein named, and the Persons named in another Ordinance, dated the 16th Day of February, 1647, intituled, "An Ordinance of the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, for raising of Twenty Thousand Pounds a Month, for the Relief of Ireland," shall be Commissioners for the several and respective Counties, Cities, and Places, in the said Ordinance mentioned and expressed: Now, forasmuch as it is necessary that a further Provision should be made for the said Forces, be it Ordained, and it is now Ordained by the Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled, That the said Ordinance of the 15th of March, 1647, and every Clause therein contained, the several Taxes and Payments therein expressed, and all and every the Powers and Authorities thereby, and by the said Ordinance of the 23th of June, 1647, and by another Ordinance of the 24th of December, 1647, given, limited, or appointed, to all and every the Commissioners and Persons, or any of them, named or mentioned in any the aforesaid Ordinances, shall endure, and have Continuance, for Six Months longer (according to the ordinary Computation), from the said 29th of September, 1648, until the 25th Day of March, 1649, to all Intents and Purposes as if the said Ordinance of the 15th of March, 1647, had been made to have continued for Twelve Months from the said 25th Day of March, 1648."

Parkes to be instituted to Whitchurch;

Ordered, That Doctor Aylett give Institution and Induction unto Wm. Parkes Clerk, Master of Arts, to the Vicarage of Whitchurch, in Com. Devon, void by Death; salvo Jure cujuscunque; Francis Glanvile Esquire, Patron.

Price to Mavison Ridwar; and White to Llanviyangle.

Ordered, That Doctor Aylett give Institution and Induction unto Jo. Price Clerk, Batchelor of Arts, to the Rectory of Mavison Ridwarr, in Com. Stafford, void by Death; salvo Jure cujuscunque; Samuell Browne Esquire, Will'm Gouge Doctor in Divinity, Charles Offspring and Jo. Geering Gentlemen, Patrons.

Ordered, That Doctor Aylett give Institution and Induction unto George White Clerk, to the Rectory of Lanviyangle Ysterne Llewerne, in Com. Monmouth; Henry Baker Esquire, Patron.

Adjourn.

House adjourned till 11a cras.

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* Origin. assigned.