DIE Lunæ, 27 die Aprilis.
PRAYERS, by Mr. Woodcocke.
Comes Manchester, Speaker.
Comes (fn. *)
L. Viscount Say & Seale.
Dr. Bastwick's Ordinance.
The Ordinance concerning Doctor Bastwicke, was
read the First and Second Time, and committed to these
Any Three, to meet when they please.
Officers Wives Petition for their Husband's Arrears.
The Petition of the Officers Wives was read; desiring
"their Husband's Arrears may be paid;" and Ordered, To (fn. †) be recommended to the House of Commons.
Sir W. Russel & al. and Lenthall & al.
Upon reading the Petition of Sir Wm. Russell Knight
and Baronet, and others: It is Ordered, That this
House will hear the Difference between them and Lenthall and others, by Counsel on both Sides, at this Bar,
the next Monday after the End of this Term; and all
Parties to have Notice herein.
Mounson, a Pass.
Ordered, That a Pass shall be granted for Mr.
John Mounson to come out of France into England; and
the Concurrence of the House (fn. ‡)
Sir A. Gorge, a Pass to come within the Lines.
Ordered, That Sir Arthur Gorge shall have a Pass,
to come (fn. ||) within the Line of Communication, to attend
his Affairs at the Term; and the Concurrence of the
House of Commons to be desired herein.
Ordinance for Minister at Gloucester.
An Ordinance was presented to this House, for placing
Ministers at Glo'ster; which was read, and Agreed to,
and Ordered to be sent to the House of Commons,
for their Concurrence.
Brograve to pay the Assessment to the Shipwrights Company.
Upon reading the Petition of the Master and Wardens of the Corporation of Shipwrights; complaining,
"That Mr. Brograve refuses to pay the Assessment,
though he was Ordered by this House."
It is Ordered, That he pay the said Assessment,
according to the Certificate, within a Week from the
Day of serving of him with this Order; or else to return
his Answer speedily to this House, that so this House may
give further Directions.
Colonel Rooksby's Petition, for Leave to enlist Prisoners to serve in France.
Upon reading the Petition of Colonel Rooksby; desiring, "he may have Leave to draw forth and transport,
out of the several Prisons in London and the adjacent
Counties, such Prisoners as are acquitted by Law from
Death, and are or shall be willing to list themselves
under his Command, to serve in France."
It is Ordered, That this Petition be sent to the
House of Commons.
E. of North'ton to compound for his Delinquency.
A Petition of the Earl of North'ton was read; desiring,
he may have Liberty to come to Gouldsmith Hall, to
compound for his Estate."
This House agreed to it; providing he take the Covenant.
Message to the H. C. about it.
And his Petition was presently sent to the House of
Commons, by Sir Edw. Leech and Doctor Aylett; and to
let them know, that this House thinks it fit to admit his
Lordship to compound for his Estate, he first taking the
Covenant, as he is willing to do.
Colonel Lilburn's Ordinance.
The Ordinance concerning Lieutenant Colonel Lylborne was read the Third Time, and passed; and Ordered to be sent to the House of Commons, for their
Dr. Bastwick's Ordinance.
The Lord Robertes reports the Ordinance concerning Doctor Bastwick fit to pass, with a small Alteration.
And the said Ordinance was read the Third Time, with
the said Alteration; and Agreed to, and Ordered to
be sent down to the House of Commons.
Ordinance for selling Delinquents Estates.
Ordered, That the Ordinance for selling Delinquents Estates shall be taken into Consideration on Monday
Morning next; and then to consider that the said Lands
may be sold, for the repairing such Persons as have lost
their Estates for adhering to the Parliament.
Ordinance for Mr. Hall to be Minister of Beverston.
The Ordinance for making Mr. Hall Minister of Beverston, in Glo'stershire, was read the Second Time.
Tindall to be instituted to Bearferris.
Ordered, That Sir Nath. Brent do give Institution
and Induction to John Tindall, to the Rectory of Beareferris, in the County of Devon.
Upon reading the Petition of Christopher Mathewes,
late Serjeant Major to the Earl of Essex' Regiment: It
is Ordered, To be recommended to the House of
Cable and Cross.
Ordered, That the Cause of Barthol. Cable shall be
heard, at this Bar, this Day Fortnight, against John
Crosse; and Mr. Pryn is hereby assigned to be of Counsel
Barker to be freed from an Arrest.
Upon reading the Petition of Wm. Barker, a Servant
to the Parliament, "That he, having been employed
in Service of the Parliament, is arrested maliciously
by one Edward Hunt and Stephen Wile."
It is Ordered, That, upon Affidavit made of the
Truth of the Matter of Fact, he shall have the Protection of this House, for the freeing his Person from
Arrests, whereby he may have Liberty to attend the
Service of the Kingdom.
Letter sent to Sir T. Fairfax, to forward to the Prince.
Ordered, That the Speaker of this House do write
a Letter to Sir Thomas Fairefax, to know of him whether he received the Letter to be sent to the Prince from
the Houses of Parliament, and when he sent it to the
Oxford and Banbury Petition, to be indemnified for their Losses.
Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the
City of Oxon, Borough of Banbury, &c. "who have
received great Losses sustained for adhering to the
Parliament, and desired to be recompensed out of the
Earl of North'ton's Estate, or other Delinquents."
It is Ordered, To be recommended to the House
Le Frand's Order.
The Order for paying Fifty Pounds, to Mr. Le Frand,
was read, and passed. (Here enter it.)
Committees for Oxford.
Ordered, That Sir Tho. Reade of Dunstew Knight,
Wm. Wheate and John Lenthall Esquires, Wm. Draper,
and Thomas Appletree, and Robert Barber, Gentlemen,
be added to the Committees for the County of Oxon;
and the Concurrence of the House of Commons to be
Ordinance for dissolving County Committees.
Ordered, That these Lords following do prepare
an Ordinance, and bring the same into this House, for
putting down and dissolving the Committees in the
several Shires and Counties:
L. Viscount Say & Seale.
Message to the H. C. with Ordinances;
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by
1. To desire their Concurrence in the Ordinance
concerning Lieutenant Colonel Lylborne.
with Bell's and Rooksby's Petition;
2. To recommend to them Captain Bell's Petition.
3. To recommend to them Colonel Tho. Rookesby's
4. To desire Concurrence in the Ordinance concerning
the Town of Newport, in the Isle of Wight.
with Colonel Mitton's Letter;
5. To deliver to them the Letter of Colonel Mytton,
concerning John Watts; and that their Concurrence be
desired in taking off the Sequestration from Sir John
with the Articles for Surrender of Tutbury;
6. To deliver to them the Articles concerning the
Surrender of the Garrison of Tutbury; which this House
approves of, and agrees to the taking off the Sequestrations of the Persons therein mentioned, and the slighting of the Works; but are of Opinion, that the Castle
of Tudbury be preserved, and not demolished.
about the Judge of the Admiralty for Cornwall;
7. To put them in Mind of the Judge of the Admiralty for Cornwall and Devon.
8. To desire their Concurrence in the Ordinance concerning the Ministers to be placed at Gloucester.
with Committees for Oxford;
9. To desire Concurrence to the adding of some Names
to the Committee for Oxonshire.
the Officers Wives, &c. Petition;
10. To recommend to them the Petition of the Poor
Widows and the Officers Wives.
and the Oxford, &c. Petition.
11. To recommend to them the Petition of the Inhabitants of the County of Oxon, &c.
12. To desire Concurrence in the Ordinance for Mr.
Writs of Error brought in between the following Parties.
This Day Mr. Justice Bacon, Senior Judge of the
Court of King's Bench, presented to this House these
Writs of Errors following:
Fitzakerley contra Fenton.
Hills contra Hulke.
Slepper contra Cooke.
Lenthall contra Howland.
Stonard contra Graves.
Mayo contra Hough.
Williams contra Howe.
Mostyen contra Archbold.
Rogers contra Miller.
Feild contra Tayler.
Tyler contra Quartermaine.
Brooke contra Webb.
Bateman contra Burley.
Baker contra Bignoll.
Middleton contra Browne.
Order for 50£. to Monsieur Le Frand.
"Ordered, by the Lords and Commons assembled
in Parliament, That the Sum of Fifty Pounds, be
bestowed upon Monsieur Le Frand, for his good Service to the Parliament, in giving Intelligence of Importance out of France unto Mr. Speaker; and that
the Committee of Lords and Commons for Advance of
Monies sitting at Habberdash'rs Hall do pay the Fifty
House adjourned till 10a cras.