House of Lords Journal Volume 10
21 November 1648

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 10: 21 November 1648', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 10: 1648-1649 (1767-1830), pp. 598-600. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=32952 Date accessed: 31 August 2014.


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DIE Martis, 21 die Novembris.

PRAYERS, by Mr. Ash.

Domini præsentes fuerunt:

Comes Manchester, Speaker.

Comes Stamford.
L. Viscount Say & Seale.
Comes Lyncolne.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Rutland.
Ds. Mountagu.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Howard.

Kendall, Leave to send Goods to Corke, and bring some Home.

Upon reading the Petition of Wm. Kendall, Merchant; desiring "a Confirmation of a former Order of this House in May last, for Liberty to send a Ship with some Saltery Ware to Corke, in Ireland, and to lade the said Ship Homeward with the Goods which he hath there:"

It is Ordered, To be referred to the Lord Admiral, and to give him Notice of it; and this House confirms the former Order made to him.

Message from the H. C. for a Conference about the Delinquents expelled; with Votes about the Treaty; and with Orders.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Peter Wentworth, &c.

1. To desire a Free Conference, touching the Matter of the late Conference, concerning the Seven excepted Persons.

2. A Vote that the King's last Answer touching the Earl of Ordmond is not satisfactory. (Here enter it.)

Agreed to.

3. A Vote that the Treaty be continued till Saturday next at Night. (Here enter it.)

Agreed to.

4. An Order to pay to Colonel Rossiter Two Thousand Pounds. (Here enter it.)

Agreed to.

5. An Order to pay Two Hundred Pounds to the Executors of Cornet Lewes. (Here enter it.)

Agreed to.

6. An Order for disbanding all the supernumerary Forces in the County of Lyncolne, excepting Colonel Rossiter's Troop. (Here enter it.)

Agreed to.

The Answer returned was:

Answer.

That this House appoints a present Free Conference, in the Painted Chamber, as is desired: To all the Orders and Votes now brought up, their Lordships do agree to them all.

E. of Ancram's Protection to be continued, and his Wants to be supplied.

Ordered, That the Protection granted formerly to the Earl of Ancram is hereby continued to him for Six Months longer, from the 2d of Decemb. next; and that it is recommended to the Committee of the Revenue to supply his Wants.

E. of Lincoln to be allowed his Impost-money.

Ordered, That the Earl of Salisbury be desired to recommend, from this House, to the Committee of the Revenue, that the Earl of Lyncolne may be allowed his Impost of Wine, and Creation-money; and that it may be assigned him out of the Customs of Boston.

L. Hunsdon to export Horses.

Ordered, That the Lord Hunsdon shall have Leave to transport Four Geldings into France, Custom and Impost-free.

Chichester Minsters Ordinance.

The Ordinance for Allowances to the Ministers at Chichester, was Agreed to, with an Alteration, wherein the Concurrence of the House of Commons is desired.

E. of Stamford not to be prejudiced in his Allowance out of Sir C. Smith's Estate.

Upon Information to the House, by the Earl of Stamford, "That, when he was in the Service of the Parliament in the Kingdom of Scotland, an Ordinance did pass, which takes away the Benefit of Five Hundred Pounds per Annum out of Sir Charles Smythe's Estate, given to his Lordship by the Parliament formerly:"

This House declares, That, by the passing of the said Ordinance, it was not their Lordships Intention to prejudice his Lordship in the said former Grant.

E. of Midd. Leave to come up.

Ordered, That the Earl of Midd. hath Leave to come from the Isle of Wight, on Monday next, for a Week.

Message from the H. C. with a Vote to be presented to the King.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Reynolds, &c.; who brought up a Vote to be sent to the Commissioners in the Isle of Wight, to be presented to the King, as a Proposition for the Preservation of the good Correspondency of the Kingdom of England and Scotland.

Read, and respited.

The Answer returned was:

Answer.

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

L. Dunsmore to bring in L. Boteler's Writings.

The House being informed of the Indisposition of the Lord Dunsemore's Health:

It is Ordered, That he shall have further Time until this Day Fortnight positively, to bring those Writings in, which he was ordered to do according to the Order of the Sixteenth of this Instant November. (fn. *)

Report of the Conference about the Delinquents to be exempted from Pardon.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and the Lords went to the Conference with the House of Commons, in the Painted Chamber; which being ended, the House was resumed.

The Speaker reported the Effect of the Conference; which was, "That they do adhere to the naming of the Earl of Newcastle to be One of the Seven excepted Persons, because he was a Person of that great Eminency that commanded all the North: As to the putting of Sir John Byron in the Place of Sir John Winter, they do agree with their Lordships therein. And they desire, if their Lordships do agree, that it may be sent speedily away to the Commissioners."

The Question being put, "Whether to agree to the Earl of Newcastle, as was now propounded at this Conference with the House of Commons?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

The House was again adjourned during Pleasure; and the Lords went to let the House of Commons know, that this House concurs for the Earl of Newcastle to be One of the Seven excepted Persons that shall be excepted from Pardon.

The House was resumed.

Letter from Col. Hammond.

A Letter from Colonel Hamond, Governor of the Isle of Wight, was read. (Here enter it.)

Letter to the Commissioners.

A Letter was read, and Agreed to, to be sent to the Commissioners in the Isle of Wight, with the Votes concerning Delinquents inclosed.

Sent to the H. C.

And was presently sent to the House of Commons, by Doctor Bennett and Mr. Hakewill, to desire their Concurrence therein.

Mrs. Horwood, a Pass.

Ordered, That Mrs. Horwood shall have a Pass, to go (fn. *) to the Isle of Wight.

Swetnam versus L. Baltimore.

Ordered, That Errors between Swetnam Plaintiff, and Lord Baltimore Defendant, be argued, on the 5th December next; the Parties to have Notice, and to attend by Counsel.

Oliver versus Whitford.

Ordered, That the Errors between Thomas Oliver Plaintiff, and Jo. Whitford Defendant, be argued, at this Bar, on the 5th December next.

Sprag versus Glyde.

Ordered, That the Errors between Rob't Sprag Defendant, and William Glyde Plaintiff, shall be argued, at this Bar, on the 5th December next.

Parkinson to be instituted to Botesford.

Ordered, That Doctor Bennett give Institution and Induction unto Wm. Parkinson Clerk, Master of Arts, to the Vicarage of Botesford, alias Botulphesford, in Com. Lincolne, void by Death; Salvo Jure, &c.: Great Seal.

King's Answer about the E. of Ormond not satisfactory.

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

"That His Majesty's final Answer, contained in a Paper of 17 Novembr. 1648, to the Proposition for His declaring against the Proceedings of the Lord Ormond in Ireland, is not satisfactory."

Treaty continued.

"Ordered, by the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, That the Treaty be continued till Saturday next at Night, the Five and Twentieth of this Instant November."

Order for Payment of 20001. to Col. Rossiter, and 1001. to Capt. Norwood, formerly ordered them.

"Whereas, 8 Julii, 1648, it was ordered, That the Sum of Two Thousand Pounds be forthwith paid and advanced unto Colonel Edward Roffeter, upon Accompt; and that the Sum of One Hundred Pounds be bestowed upon Captain Charles Norwood, and forthwith paid unto him, upon such Sequestrations as were not then engaged: It is now Ordered, by the Lords and Commons, That the said several Sums of Two Thousand Pounds and One Hundred Pounds be forthwith paid unto the said Colonel Edward Roffeter and Charles Norwood, or their Assigns respectively, out of the Sequestrations in the County of Lincolne; and that the Committee for Sequestrations of the said County, and the Treasurer for Sequestrations there, and the Sequestrators of the said County, and all other Persons whom it may concern, are hereby required and enjoined to make Payment of the said several Sums of Two Thousand Pounds and One Hundred Pounds respectively, unto the said Colonel Edward Roffeter and Captain Charles Norwood, or their Assigns respectively; and the respective Acquittance or Acquittances of the said Colonel Edward Roffeter and Captain Charles Norwood, or their Assigns, testifying the Receipt thereof, shall be a sufficient Warrant and Discharge unto the said Committee for Sequestrations and their Treasurer, and unto the Sequestrators, and unto all and every such other Person or Persons as shall pay the same."

Order for 2001. to Cornet Lewis's Executors.

"Ordered, by the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, That it be referred to the Committee at Habberdashers Hall, forthwith to pay unto the Executors or Administrators of Cornet Lewis, deceased, the Sum of Two Hundred Pounds, upon producing his Debenture before the said Committee, if it shall thereby appear so much is due and owing unto him, in full Discharge of all his Arrears, and Monies lent by him; and the Acquittance or Acquittances of the Executors or Administrators of the said Cornet Lewis, testifying the Receipt thereof, shall be a sufficient Warrant and Discharge to the said Committee and their Treasurer, for Payment thereof accordingly."

Supernumerary Horse in Lincolnsheir to be disbanded.

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

"That all the supernumerary Horse lately raised in Lincolnesheir be disbanded, except only the Troop under the Command of Colonel Roffeter; and that it be referred to the Committee of the County of Lincolne to take Care for the disbanding of them accordingly."

Letter from Col. Hammond, that the King has agreed to His Parole; and desiring Supplies.

"For the Right Honourable the Earl of Manchester, Speaker of the House of Peers pro Tempore. These.

"My Lord,

"The last Night, about Twelve of the Clock, I received a Letter of the 16th Instant, and in it a Vote of both Houses concerning the King's Parole; and, according to the Commands in the said Letter, I have this Morning proposed and communicated the said Vote unto Him; whereunto His Majesty hath fully declared His Agreement (in the Hearing of many Gentlemen then present), as is expressed in the said Vote, and further demanded a Copy of it; and after told me, "That on Tuesday next come Three Weeks, upon His Computation, His Parole endeth." My Lords, I must acknowledge myself to be no Way worthy of such a Character of Favour as I now received, signed by your Lordship; all that I have or can do being but my Duty. But, my Lord, before I conclude, give me Leave to renew One humble Suit to your Lordship, which I have formerly made, that you will please better to provide for the Service you have been pleased to command me unto. And this I beg of your Lordship with greatest Importunity, because (though hitherto it hath pleased God miraculously to guide me through this difficult Employment, yet) I find in myself an utter Disability to proceed in it, as Things now stand, and are like to continue; which, I must profess to your Lordship, is an Argument to me, above any of Ease or other Advantage whatever, to make these my Desires; which I humbly present to your Lordship, with this Profession, That wherein I am capable, there lives not a more faithful Servant to the Parliament of England than

Newport, November 19th, 1648.

"Your Lordship's

"Most humble Servant,

"Ro. Hammond."

Delinquents excepted from Pardon.

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

"That Wm. Earl of Newcastle shall be One of the Seven excepted from Pardon.

"Resolved, &c.

"That Sir Marmaduke Langdale shall be One of the Seven that shall be excepted from Pardon.

"Resolved, &c.

"That George Lord Digby shall be One of the Seven that shall be excepted from Pardon.

"Resolved, &c.

"That Sir Richard Greenvill shall be One of the Seven that shall be excepted from Pardon.

"Resolved, &c.

"That David Jenkins Esquire be One of the Seven that shall be excepted from Pardon.

"Resolved, &c.

"That Sir Francis Doddington shall be One of the Seven excepted from Pardon.

"Resolved, &c.

"That Sir John Byron shall be One of the Seven that shall be excepted from Pardon."

Mountague's Liberty prolonged.

"The Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament do order, That Mr. Walter Mountague shall have his Liberty continued for Three Months longer, upon his former Bail."

The House being informed of the Indisposition of the Lord Dunsemore's Health:

It is Ordered, &c. that he shall have further Time until Thursday Fortnight peremptorily, to bring or send those Writings in, which (fn. *) he was ordered to do according to the Order of this House of the Sixteenth of this Instant November.

Footnotes

* Opposite to this Order, in the Original, is the following Note, "Entered fair afterwards." Vide p. 600. a.
* Deest in Originali.
* Origin. we.