House of Lords Journal Volume 10
1 November 1648

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 10: 1 November 1648', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 10: 1648-1649 (1767-1830), pp. 572-573. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=32935 Date accessed: 30 August 2014.


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DIE Mercurii, 1 die Novembris.

PRAYERS, by Mr. Corbett.

Domini præsentes fuerunt:

Comes Manchester, Speaker.

Comes Suffolke.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Mulgrave.
L. Viscount Hereford.
Comes Lyncolne.
Comes Kent.
Comes Stamford.
Ds. La Warr.
Ds. Mountagu.
Ds. Howard.
Ds. North.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Grey.

Answer from the H. C.

Sir Edward Leech and Mr. Page return with this Answer from the House of Commons:

That they have appointed a Day, to consider of the Business concerning the Lord Viscount Hereford.

Message from thence, with Votes about Delinquents;—and with an Order.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir John Maynard Knight, &c.; who brought up these Particulars following, wherein they desire their Lordships Concurrence:

1. Votes concerning some Particulars in the King's Answer concerning Delinquents.

Read Once.

2. An Order for an Instruction to be made, to be sent to the Commissioners, to desire the King's Consent concerning the Catechism.

Read Once, and Agreed to with an Alteration.

The Answer returned was:

Answer.

That this House will take this Message into Consideration, and will send an Answer by Messengers of their own.

Votes about Delinquents.

The House was adjourned into a Committee during Pleasure, to debate the Votes this Day brought up from the House of Commons, concerning Delinquents.

The House being (fn. *) resumed;

The said Votes were again read, and all agreed to, as they came from the House of Commons.

(Here enter them.)

Message to the H. C. with them;—and about the following Particulars.

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

1. To let them know, that this House hath agreed to the Votes concerning Delinquents.

2. To let them know, that this House agrees to the Order for an Instruction to the Commissioners for to desire the King's Consent to the Catechism, with the Alteration, and desire their Concurrence therein.

3. To put them in Mind of the Names of the Seven excepted Persons from Pardon.

4. To put them in Mind of the Votes in Answer to the King's Four Propositions.

5. To desire a Letter may be written by both Speakers, to be sent to the Commissioners, with the Votes concerning Delinquents inclosed.

Bell's Business.

Ordered, That the Committee concerning Bell's Business shall meet To-morrow Morning, about (fn. †)

Taxes laid in Northumberland, for Col. Fenwick's Regiment there.

Upon the Lord Grey's producing of a Letter, "That there are great Taxes laid upon the Subjects in the County of Northumb. by the Committees there, for Maintenance of Colonel Fenwicke's Regiment:"

It is Ordered, To have a Conference To-morrow Morning with the House of Commons, concerning this Business in particular, and all others of this Nature; and the Speaker to bring in the particular Heads of the Conference To-morrow.

Cudworth and Vernon.

Resolved, That Mr. Cudworth shall put in a further Answer to Mr. Vernon's Petition.

Just. Cresheld to be an Assistant.

Ordered, That a Writ of Assistance shall be issued out, to call Mr. Justice Cresheld to be One of the Assistants of this House.

Resolutions upon the King's Answer to the Proposition concerning Delinquents.

"Resolved, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled,

"That the King's Answer to the Proposition concerning Delinquents is unsatisfactory in all the Clauses thereof, except that Clause wherein His Majesty gives His Consent, that all Persons who have had any Hand in plotting, designing, or assisting, the Rebellion of Ireland, shall expect no Pardon, as is expressed in the First Branch of the said Proposition.

"Resolved, &c.

"That Sir John Strangewayes be taken out of the Proposition concerning Delinquents.

"Resolved, &c.

"That those Persons named in the First Branch of the Proposition concerning Delinquents, that are Protestants, except those that shall be excepted from Pardon, shall be admitted to Composition.

"Resolved, &c.

"That those Persons named in the First Branch of the Proposition concerning Delinquents, that are Protestants, except those that shall be excepted from Pardon, shall be admitted to compound at a full Moiety of their Estates.

"Resolved, &c.

"That all Papists and Popish Recusants, who have been, or now are, actually in Arms, or voluntarily assisting against the Parliament of England, except such who have had any Hand in the plotting, designing, or assisting, the Rebellion of Ireland, and except such as shall be excepted from Pardon, shall be admitted to Composition.

"Resolved, &c.

"That all Papists and Popish Recusants, who have been, or now are, actually in Arms, or voluntarily assisting against the Parliament of England, except such who have had any Hand in the plotting, designing, or assisting, the Rebellion of Ireland, and except such as shall be excepted from Pardon, shall be admitted to compound at Two full Third Parts of their Estates.

"Resolved, &c.

"That the Persons named and comprized within the Proposition concerning Delinquents, who by the said Proposition were to compound at Two Thirds of their Estates, and are not discharged, shall be admitted to compound at a full Third Part of their Estates.

"Resolved, &c.

"That those Persons, who, by the Proposition concerning Delinquents, were to pay the full Moiety of their Estates, shall be admitted to compound at a full Third Part of their Estates.

"Resolved, &c.

"That the Houses do insist upon that Part of the Proposition, that appoints that all Lawyers, Clergymen, and Scholars, shall pay a full Third Part of the Value of their Estates.

"Resolved, &c.

"That the Houses do insist, that the Persons appointed by the Proposition concerning Delinquents to pay a full Sixth Part of the Value of their Estates, shall so continue to compound, at a full Sixth Part.

"Resolved, &c.

"That the Houses do insist upon the rest of the Proposition concerning Delinquents in all the Parts wherein the Houses have made no Alterations, as before it was; and that the Commissioners be desired to press the King to give His Consent thereunto.

"Resolved, &c.

"That the First of February, 1648, is now the Day limited for the Persons to come in, that are admitted by the Proposition concerning Delinquents to compound.

To be sent to the Commissioners.

"Ordered, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled, That these Votes be sent to the Commissioners in the Isle of Wight, with Power to them to communicate them to the King."

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* Origin. resolved.
Sic.