House of Lords Journal Volume 8
19 December 1645

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 8: 19 December 1645', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 8: 1645-1647 (1767-1830), pp. 48-52. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=33911&strquery=Leming Date accessed: 22 September 2014.


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Die Veneris, 19 die Decembris.

Prayers, by Mr. Foxcroft.

Ds. Grey de Warke, Speaker.

Comes Kent.
Comes Lyncolne.
Comes Northumb.
Comes Manchester.
L. Viscount Say & Seale.
Comes Rutland.
Comes Pembrooke.
Comes Midd.
Comes Bolingbrooke.
Ds. North.
Ds. Robertes.
Ds. Bruce.
Ds. Howard.
Ds. Mountague.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Berckley.
Ds. Willoughby.

Sir J. Chichester, a Pass, to travel.

Ordered, That Sir John Chichester shall have a Pass, to go beyond the Seas, with Two or Three Servants, and Necessaries for his Travel.

Report concerning Mr. Sackvile's Sequestration.

The Lord North reported a Paper from the Committee of Lords and Commons for Sequestrations, "That in the Case of Mr. Tho. Sackvile, upon full Hearing and Debate of the Matter, touching his going from Edington in Wilts, being then in the Enemy's Quarters, into the King's Garrison at Oxford, where he continued divers Months, for the Recovery of his Wife's Disease of Bleeding, and to make Use of the Library there for his Study, and for no other Cause, as he alledgeth: This Committee nevertheless is of Opinion, That he is within the Ordinance of Sequestration, and ought to have his Estate sequestered; and doth order the same accordingly: But, in respect of the Causes alledged, and other Testimonies given both of his harmless Carriage and good Meaning to the Parliament, as of the Smallness of his Estate, they do recommend him to the Committee of Goldsmithes Hall, to deal with him as favourably in his Composition as they may.

"Jo. Wylde."

Ordered, That this be communicated to the House of Commons, for their Concurrence.

Message to the H. C. with it, and Coytmore's and Bond's Ordinances; and with the Votes about Delinquents coming from the King's Quarters.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Doctor Aylett and Doctor Heath:

1. To deliver to them the Report concerning Mr. Sackvill.

2. To deliver to them the Ordinance concerning Mr. Coytmore.

3. To deliver to them the Votes concerning the coming in of Delinquents, with Alterations, wherein their Concurrence is desired.

4. To desire their Concurrence in the Ordinance concerning making of Mr. Bond Master of The Savoy.

Orders, &c. from the H. C. for Concurrence.

Next, these Orders and Ordinances formerly brought up from the House of Commons were read, and passed.

An Order for Two Hundred Pounds for Colonel Davies, out of Haberdashers Hall. (Here enter it.)

Agreed to.

An Order for paying Four Thousand Pounds, out of Delinquents Compositions, to the Committee of North'tonshire. (Here enter it.)

Agreed to.

An Order concerning divers Merchants that furnished the State with Arms. (Here enter it.)

Agreed to.

Votes for making a Classis of the Chapel of Rolls and Fower Innes of Court. (Here enter it.)

Agreed to.

An Order for Mr. Scholoer to be Minister of Ould, in North'tonshire. (Here enter it.)

Agreed to.

An Order to pay One Hundred Twenty-eight Pounds, Nineteen Shillings, and Eight Pence, to Geo. Tapper, out (fn. *) of the Receipts of the Excise. (Here enter it.)

Agreed to.

An Order to pay Thirty Pounds, out of Haberdashers Hall, to the Gallery-keepers at St. Margerett's Westm. (Here enter it.)

Agreed to.

An Ordinance for the Maintenance of Preaching Ministers in the Northern Counties. (Here enter it.)

Agreed to.

An Order for Support of the Countess of Stamford. (Here enter it.)

Agreed to.

An Ordinance for taking off the Sequestration of Thomas Strode. (Here enter it.)

Agreed to.

An Ordinance for taking off the Sequestration of Christopher Pickering. (Here enter it.)

Agreed to.

An Ordinance for taking off the Sequestration of Thomas Gunter. (Here enter it.)

Agreed to.

An Ordinance for taking off the Sequestration of Thomas Dodd. (Here enter it.)

Agreed to.

An Ordinance for taking off the Sequestration of John Leming. (Here enter it.)

Agreed to.

An Ordinance for discharging the Sequestration of Tho. Hanmor. (Here enter it.)

Agreed to.

An Ordinance for discharging the Sequestration of Wm. Sandham. (Here enter it.)

Agreed to.

An Ordinance for discharging the Sequestration of John Green. (Here enter it.)

Agreed to.

Sir W. Russel & al. and Lenthall & al.

Upon hearing the Cause between Sir Wm. Russell, &c. against Mr. Lenthall and others, by Counsel on both Sides: It is Ordered, That this House will take into Consideration what Judgement to give therein, on Monday Morning next.

Howett, Legay, Mackerell, and Butler, bailed, who were committed for Contempt of the Order in Ihannes' Cause.

This Day Thomas Howett, Peter Legay, Peter Mackerell, and Edmund Butler, appeared before this House, with their Bail, to be bailed; and the House approving of their Bail, they entered into Recognizances, as follow:

£.
Thomas Howett tenetur D'no Regi in100
Thomas Butler, de Lond. Mercat. Ric. Butler, & Taylor, Manucaptores pro prædicto Thomas Howett, tenentur D'no Regi, videlicet, uterque eorum separatim in50

"The Condition of the abovesaid Recognizance is, That the said Thomas Howett shall appear before the Lords in Parliament within a Week after he shall be summoned."

Petrus Legay Junior tenetur D'no Regi300
Petrus Legay Senior, de South'ton, Mercat. & Petrus Murford, de South'ton, Manucaptores pro prædicto Petr. Legay Junior, tenentur D'no Regi, videlicet, uterque eorum separatim,100

"The Condition was the same as Thomas Howett's is, mutatis mutandis."

Petrus Mackerell tenetur D'no Regi60
Daniell Fairefax & Isaac Legay, Manucaptores prodicto Petr. Mackerell, tenentur D'no Regi, uterque eorum separatim in60

"The like Condition as Thomas Howett, mutatis mutandis."

Edmundus Butler tenetur D'no Regi50
Georgius Prynn, de Westm. Gen. & Josephus Butler de Westm. Gen. Manucaptores pro prædicto Edmund. Butler, tenentur D'no Regi, videlicet, uterque eorum separatim in50

"The like Condition as Thomas Howett, mutatis mutandis."

Order for 200l. for Col. Davies.

"Ordered, by the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, That the Committee of Lords and Commons for Advance of Money at Habberdashers Hall do pay unto Colonel Davis the Sum of Two Hundred Pounds (upon Accompt), in Part of his Arrears, over and above the Fifth Part, to be paid to him upon his Reducement; the said Two Hundred Pounds to be so paid in Course, after other Monies to be paid by the said Committee be first satisfied."

Order for 4000l. to the Committee of North'ton.

"Ordered, by the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, That the Committee of North'tonshire shall have Four Thousand Pounds out of the Moiety of the Compositions for Delinquents Estates that is not charged for Sir Thomas Fairefaxe's Army, in Course, next after the Assignments and Engagements already charged upon that Moiety be first satisfied."

Order for 2000l. to Knightly, Freeman, & al. for Arms.

"Upon the humble Petition of divers Merchants of London, whose Names were subscribed to the said Petition; (videlicet,) Edward Knightly, John Freeman, George Chandler, John Benben, John Pecocke, John Parker, Robert Thorpe, Philip Webberly, Barna Morden, Joseph Terringham, Henry Badland, Edmond Harvey, James Southby, Nicholas Bowater, John Stamp, Thomas Alderse, Daniell Hodson, Humfrey Foord, George Sharpulls, John Flesher, Throckmorton Trotman, Henry Colthurst, Isle Cane, Peter Barr, John White, Bonaventure Trapenture, and Tymothy Whitinge: It is Ordered, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled, That the Sum of Two Thousand Pounds be paid unto them proportionably, according to their several Debts, upon Accompt, in Part of Satisfaction of them; and that One Thousand Pounds, Part of the said Two Thousand Pounds, be paid by the Committee of Lords and Commons for Advance of Monies at Habberdashers Hall, in Course."

Votes for making a Classis of The Chapel of The Rolls, and The Four Inns of Court.

Resolved, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament, That The Chappell of The Rolls, The Two Serjeants Innes, and The Fower Innes of Court, shall be a Province of themselves.

Resolved, &c. That the Presbytery of The Chappell of the Rolls, The Two Serjeants Innes, and The Fower Innes of Court, shall be divided into Two Classis.

Resolved, &c. That Lincolnes Inne, Grayes Inne, Sergeants Inne, and Chancery-Lane, and The Rolls, shall be One Classis.

That The Two Temples and Sergeants Inne in FleeteStreete shall be the other Classis."

Order for 1281. 19s. 8d. to Tapper, for quartering Horse in London.

"Whereas the Sum of One Hundred Twentyeight Pounds, Nineteen Shillings, Eight Pence, is owing and due unto George Tapper, of London, Innholder, for quartering of Horse, from Time to Time listed and sent forth into the Service, under the Command of the Earl of Essex: Be it Ordained, by the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, That the said One Hundred Twenty-eight Pounds, Nineteen Shillings, Eight Pence, be paid in Course, out of the Receipts of the Excise, by Ordinance of the 11th of September, 1643, together with Interest for the same, after the Rate of Eight Pounds per Centum per Annum, for Forbearance thereof until the same shall become due, unto the said George Tapper, or his Assigns sufficiently by him authorized thereunto, either of whose Receipt shall be the Commissioners of Excise for the Time being their sufficient Warrant and Discharge for the said One Hundred Twentyeight Pounds, Nineteen Shillings, Eight Pence, and Interest, and every Part and Parcel thereof."

Order for 30l. to the Gallery-keepers at St. Margaret's Westminster.

"Ordered, by the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, That the Committe of Lords and Commons for Advance of Monies sitting at Habberdashers Hall do pay unto Mr. Bell, a Member of the House of Commons, the Sum of Thirty Pounds, to be by him distributed to the Gallery-keepers, and others the inferior Officers of the said Church, being Eight in Number."

Ordinance for the Maintenance of Preaching Ministers in the Northern Counties.

"Whereas, by One Ordinance, made by the Lords and Commons in this present Parliament assembled, intituled, "An Ordinance made by the Lords and Commons in Parliament, for the Maintenance of some Preaching Ministers, in the Cities of Yorke, Durham, and Carlisle, and in the Town of Newcastle upon Tyne, and Town of Barwicke upon Tweede, and in the other Towns and Places therein mentioned, out of the respective Possessions of the Deans, Deans and Chapters of Yorke, Durham, and Carlile; and by another Ordinance made by the Lords and Commons there is Seventy Pounds per Annum settled upon a Preaching Minister at Howden, in the County of Yorke, out of the Possessions of the Dean, and Dean and Chapter of Yorke, over and besides Thirty Pounds per Annum forth of His Majesty's Revenue; in which said Ordinances there is One or several Clause or Clauses contained, to the Effect following; (that is to say,) That the Commissioners of Parliament residing at Yorke, or with the Army, shall from Time to Time pay the said respective Sums of Money to the Person and Persons therein and thereby respectively appointed, at such Days and Times, and in such Manner, as is expressed in the said respective Ordinances; and that the said respective Ordinances shall be to them, and every of them, a sufficient Warrant in that Behalf; and whereas there be now no Commissioners of Parliament residing at Yorke, or with the Army, in which respects some Doubts have been made what Persons shall pay the said Monies: Therefore the said Lords and Commons, for the clearing of that or any other Doubts that may arise to retard or hinder the said Payments, and for the further Advancement and Establishment of so good, pious, and necessary a Work in those Northern and remote Counties, where there is so great a Want of able, learned, and painful Preachers, and for the more speedy Collecting and Payment of the said Monies, do hereby Ordain and Declare, That the several and respective Standing Committees, or any Three of them respectively, in the several and respective Counties, Ridings, Cities, Towns, and Places, where the said respective Possessions of the said Deans, Deans and Chapters are situate, lying, and being, shall, as well for the Arrears of the said Payments now past, as also from Time to Time hereafter, pay the said respective Sums of Money to the Person and Persons in the aforesaid Ordinances mentioned and designed respectively, at such Days and Times, and in such Manner, as in the said Ordinances are respectively particularly expressed; and for their doing thereof, this present Ordinance shall be to them, and every of them, a sufficient Warrant in that Behalf: And for the better expediting hereof, the said Lords and Commons do further Ordain, That the said several Committees of the said several Counties, Ridings, Cities, Towns, and Places, or any Three of them respectively where the said respective Possessions do lie, shall and may constitute and appoint One or more several Collector or Collectors, for the collecting of the said Monies; and the said Committees and Collectors may in all Things proceed herein, for the speedy Gathering-in and Payment of the said Monies, according to the Tenor of this present Ordinance, and of the said former Ordinances before mentioned."

Order for 500l. per Ann. for the Countess of Stamford.

"Ordered, by the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, That, out of the Estate of Sir Henry Beddingfeild, the Sum of Five Hundred Pounds per Annum shall be paid to Anne Countess of Stamford, or such as she shall appoint, for the Support of her and her Children, during the Pleasure of both Houses of Parliament."

Order for Mr. Schloer to be Minister of Ould.

"Whereas the Petition of some Ministers of North'tonshir was this Day read; desiring, that Mr. Fredricke Scholer, an able, orthodox, and painful Divine, may be put into the Rectory of Ould, in the County of North'ton, in the Room and Place of Mr. James Forsith, late Minister there, deceased; Sir Christopher Hatton, the Patron thereof, being now in Arms against the Parliament: It is Ordered, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled, That the said Fredricke Schloer shall officiate the Cure of Old aforesaid, receiving all the Profits, Rights, and Immunities, thereunto belonging, until the Pleasure of both Houses be further signified to the contrary; and that the Churchwardens and other Parishioners there shall give Obedience to this Order, and give their Assistance to the said Mr. Schloer in Execution hereof."

Ordinance to clear Mr. Strode of his Delinquency.

"Whereas Thomas Strode, of Bowlish, in the County of Som'sett, hath, by both Houses of Parliament, been admitted unto his Fine of Two Hundred and Fifty Pounds, for bearing Arms against the Parliament: The Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled do hereby authorize and appoint the Commissioners of the Great Seal of England to pass a Pardon for the said Thomas Strode, in usual Form, with a Grant and Restitution of his Lands, Goods, and Chattels, and other Estate for which the said Fine was accepted, according to a Particular thereof made, and of all Mean Profits, from the 7th Day of October, 1645; and Oliver St. John Esquire, His Majesty's Solicitor General, is hereby required to prepare a Pardon accordingly."

Ditto for Mr. Pickering.

"Whereas Christopher Pickering, of Tyckmarsh, in the County of Northampton, hath, by both Houses of Parliament, been admitted unto his Fine of Two Hundred Pounds, for bearing Arms against the Parliament: The Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament do hereby authorize and appoint the Commissioners of the Great Seal of England to pass a Pardon for the said Christopher Pickering, in usual Form, with a Grant and Restitution of his Lands, Goods, and Chattels, and other Estate for which the said Fine was accepted, according to a Particular thereof made, and of all Mean Profits, from the 11th Day of August, 1645; and Oliver St. John Esquire, His Majesty's Solicitor General, is hereby required to prepare a Pardon accordingly."

Ditto for Mr. Gunter.

"Whereas Thomas Gunter, of Chichester, in the County of Sussex, Esquire, hath, by both Houses of Parliament, been admitted unto his Fine of One Hundred Pounds, for bearing Arms against the Parliament: The Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament do hereby authorize and appoint the Commissioners for the Great Seal of England to pass a Pardon for the said Thomas Gunter, in usual Form, with a Grant and Restitution of his Lands, Goods, and Chattels, and other Estate for which the said Fine was accepted, according to a Particular thereof made, and of all Mean Profits, from the Twelfth Day of August, 1645; and Oliver St. John Esquire, His Majesty's Solicitor General, is hereby required to prepare a Pardon accordingly."

Ditto for Mr. Dodd.

"Whereas Thomas Dodd, of Edge, in the County of Chester, hath, by both Houses of Parliament, been admitted unto his Fine of One Hundred and Fifty Pounds, for that he voluntarily aided and assisted the King against the Parliament, by sending Arms and otherwise: The Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament do hereby authorize and appoint the Commissioners of the Great Seal of England to pass a Pardon for the said Thomas Dodd, in usual Form, with a Grant and Restitution of his Lands, Goods, and Chattels, and other Estate for which the said Fine was accepted, according to a Particular thereof made, and of all Mean Profits, from the Seventh Day of October, Anno Domini 1645; and Oliver St. John Esquire, His Majesty's Solicitor General, is hereby required to prepare a Pardon accordingly."

Ditto for Mr. Leming.

"Whereas John Leming, of Colchester, in the County of Essex, Gentleman, hath, by both Houses of Parliament, been admitted unto his Fine of Two Hundred and Eighty Pounds, for bearing Arms against the Parliament: The Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament do hereby authorize and appoint the Commissioners of the Great Seal of England to pass a Pardon for the said John Leming, in usual Form, with a Grant and Restitution of his Lands, Goods, and Chattels, and other Estate for which the said Fine was accepted, according to a Particular thereof made, and of all Mean Profits, from the Seventh Day of October, 1645; and Oliver St. John, His Majesty's Solicitor General, is hereby required to prepare a Pardon accordingly"

Ditto for Mr. Hanmer.

"Whereas Thomas Hanmer, of Apley, (fn. *) in the County of Salopp, Esquire, hath, by both Houses of Parliament, been admitted unto the Fine of Three Hundred Pounds, for bearing Arms against the Parliament: The Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament do hereby authorize and appoint the Commissioners of the Great Seal of England to pass a Pardon for the said Thomas Hanmer, in usual Form, with a Grant and Restitution of his Lands, Goods, and Chattels, and other Estate, for which the said Fine was accepted, according to a Particular thereof made, and of all Mean Profits, from the 11th Day of July, 1645; and Oliver St. John Esquire, His Majesty's Solicitor General, is hereby required to prepare a Pardon accordingly."

Ditto for Mr. Sandham.

"Whereas William Sandham, of Chichester, in the County of Sussex, Esquire, hath, by both Houses of Parliament, been admitted unto his Fine of One Hundred Pounds, for bearing Arms against the Parliament: The Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament do hereby authorize and appoint the Commissioners of the Great Seal of England to pass a Pardon for the said William Sandham, in usual Form, with a Grant and Restitution of his Lands, Goods, and Chattels, and other Estate for which the said Fine was accepted, according to a Particular thereof made, and of all Mean Profits, from the 12th Day of August, 1645; and Oliver St. John Esquire, His Majesty's Solicitor General, is hereby required to prepare a Pardon accordingly."

Ditto for Mr. Green.

"Whereas John Greene, of Epping, in the County of Essex, Gentleman, hath, by both Houses of Parliament, been admitted unto his Fine of Two Hundred Pounds, for bearing Arms against the Parliament: The Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament do hereby authorize and appoint the Com missioners of the Great Seal of England to pass a Pardon for the said John Greene, in usual Form, with a Grant and Restitution of his Lands, Goods, and Chattels, and other Estate for which the said Fine was accepted, according to a Particular thereof made, and of all Mean Profits, from the 11th Day of July, 1645; and Oliver St. John Esquire, His Majesty's Solicitor General, is hereby required to prepare a Pardon accordingly."

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