DIE Sabbati, 11 die Novembris.
PRAYERS, by Mr. Salwey.
Domini præsentes fuerunt:
Comes Manchester, Speaker.
L. Viscount Say & Seale.
The Petition of Henry Trenchard, read.
Message from the H. C. with Votes about Delinquents.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons,
by Mr. Annesley, &c.; who brought up divers Particulars, wherein their Lordships Concurrence is desired:
1. A Vote concerning the Seven excepted Persons,
altered. (Here enter it.)
2. Votes concerning Seven Delinquents to be excepted
3. Ordered, That Persons engaged in this late
War (fn. *) do compound at a full Yearly Value more than
others in the same Qualification. (Here enter it.)
4. An Order for a Fine of One Hundred Thousand
Pounds to be set upon the Earl of Cambridge.
5. An Order for Persons comprized in the First
Branch of the Proposition concerning Delinquents to be
removed from His Majesty's Counsel, &c.
6. A Vote to banish Seven Persons.
Ordered, To be considered of on Monday next.
Answer from the H. C.
The Answer returned from the House of Commons,
by Doctor Aylet and Doctor Heath:
That they do agree to the Order for the staying of
Doctor Brownrick: Touching the Ordinance concerning the Horse Guards, they agree to, with Amendments sent down to them: (Here enter.) And they
agree to the Ordinance concerning Contractors with
Amendments; to the rest, they will send an Answer by
Messengers of their own.
Message to the H. C. for Committees to consider of the King's Answers to the Propositions.
A Message sent down to H. C. by Doctor Aylett
and Doctor Heath:
To desire a proportionable Number of their House
to join with Seven Lords, to consider of the King's several Answers in this Treaty.
The Lords nominated for this Committee:
L. Viscount Say.
Or any Three.
Power to them.
"The Power of the aforesaid Committee was as
"The Lords have appointed a Committee of Seven
Lords, and desire a proportionable Number of the
House of Commons may be ordered to meet, and to
consider of those Concessions that the King hath made
to the Propositions, and to frame them into Bills;
and likewise to consider wherein the King's Answers
come short of our Desires in the Propositions, in those
Things which are not granted in Terminis; and to report all these to the Houses, that they may the better
be prepared for the Consideration of the Houses."
Delinquents exempted from Pardon.
The Names of the Seven Persons excepted from Pardon, were taken into Consideration:
The Earl of Newcastle; not agreed to upon the
Sir Marmaduke Langdaile; not agreed to upon the
Mr. David Jenkins; not agreed to upon the Question.
Sir John Winter; not agreed to upon the Question.
Resolved, That this House doth not adhere to the
former Four named to be out of Pardon, videlicet,
Lord Cottington, Sir Rob't Heath, Sir Charles Dallison,
and Sir George Ratcliffe.
Sir George Ratcliffe; not agreed unto upon the Question.
Yaxley, a Pass.
A Pass granted to Mr. John Yaxley, to go to the
King, in the Isle of Wight, to be touched.
Sir G. Melvile, D°.
Another Pass granted to Sir Geo. Melvile Knight, with his
Servant Stephen Smith, Horses, and necessary Accommodations, to pass from hence, to the Isle of Wight, and to
Upon reading the Petition of John Perchard:
It is Ordered, That it is referred to the Judges, to
appoint a convenient Time, as they shall think fit, to hear
the Business referred unto them between the Petitioner
and (fn. *)
Grigson to be instituted to Panton.
Ordered, That Doctor Aylett give Institution and
Induction unto Thomas Grigson Clerk, Master of Arts,
to the Rectory and Church of Panton, in Com. Lincolne,
void by Cession last Incumbent; Salvo Jure cujuscunque:
Dame Lucy Grantham Widow, Patroness.
Votes concerning Delinquents.
"Ordered, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled, That the Persons expressed and contained in the First Branch of the Proposition concerning Delinquents be proceeded with, and their
Estates disposed of, as both Houses of Parliament
shall think fit or appoint; and that their Persons
shall not be capable of Pardon by His Majesty,
without Consent of both Houses of Parliament; the
Houses declaring, That they will not proceed as to
the taking away of Life of any of them, to above
the Number of Seven Persons: Provided, That this
Declaration for proceeding as to the taking away of
Life only of Seven of the said Persons shall not extend to pardon any Persons for Life or Estate, who
have had any Hand in the plotting, designing, or
assisting, the Rebellion of Ireland.
"Ordered, by the Lords and Commons assembled
in Parliament, That all Persons named and comprized
in the First Branch of the Proposition concerning
Delinquents be removed from His Majesty's Councils, and be restrained from coming within the King's,
Queen's, or Prince's Court; and that they may not,
without Advice and Consent of both Houses of the
Parliament of England, bear any Office, or have any
Employment, concerning the State or Commonwealth: And in case any of them shall offend therein,
to be guilty of High Treason, and incapable of any
Pardon from His Majesty, and their Estates to be
disposed of as both Houses of the Parliament of
England shall think fit.
"Ordered, by the Lords and Commons assembled
in Parliament, That no Person that hath been engaged
or aiding or assisting to this late War against the Parliament, either by Sea or Land, since the First of Janury last, 1647, shall be admitted to Composition for
his Delinquency, but at a full Year's Value more
than other Persons that shall be in the same Qualification with them."