House of Lords Journal Volume 9
1 March 1647

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 9: 1 March 1647', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 9: 1646 (1767-1830), pp. 42-48. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=36984 Date accessed: 01 August 2014.


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DIE Lunæ, primo Martii.
Ordinances to clear the following Delinquents. Hungerford's Petition, for an Abatement of his Fine. Ordinances to clear Delinquents. Sir W. Howard recommended to the H. C. Ordinances to clear Delinquents. E. of Downe's Petition. E. of Chesterfield to have an Allowance out of his Estate. Symonds to be Minister of St. Mary Abchurch. Ordinance to reduce the Interest of Money. Message from the H. C. to continue the Commissioners of the Great Seal; and with Ordinances. Answer. Message from the H. C. with Orders, &c. Answer. Ordinance to transfer the Business of the Irish Committee. Ordinance to direct the Judges in Trials at the Assizes, for Matters committed by Persons in Arms. Letter from the King. Letter to The States of Holland. Message to the H. C. with it, and about the following Particulars. Caribbee Islands:— And Langham and Lymbrey. No Ordinance to be passed the Day it is brought in. Sir T. Fanshaw, a Pass to come Home. Mrs. Chichester's Order. Ordinance to continue the Pay of Sir T. Fairfax's Army. Speakers continued Commissioners of the Great Seal. Walker to be instituted to Wharton; Mason, to Stoner Provost; Burford to Tetenhill; and Hunston to Islington. Order to reprieve Borras. Order for 20 l. each, for Mesirs Hooke and Butler. Order for 300 l. and 300 l. per Annum to Mrs. Chichester. Ordinance to clear Trevilian of his Delinquency. Longevile, Do. Pigge, D°. Sir Nic. Yarburgh, D°. George, John, and Thomas Hawe, D°. Coker, D°. Chasin, D°. Colfer, D°. Fawcett, D°. Goring, D°. Hunlocke, D°. Sir Rd. Graham, D°. Farnham, D°. Creyke, D°. Davison, D°. Fry, D°. Davison, D°. Hack, D°. Letter from the Commissioners with the King, about the Persons to attend Him. Ordinance to clear Cornwallis of his Delinquency. Footnotes

DIE Lunæ, primo Martii.

PRAYERS, by Mr. Valentine.

Domini præsentes fuerunt:

Comes Manchester, Speaker.

Comes Warwicke.
Comes Sarum.
Comes Rutland.
Comes Northumb.
Comes Kent.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Lyncolne.
L. Viscount Hereford.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. North.
Ds. Howard.
Ds. Grey.
Ds. Dacres.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Willoughby.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Berkeley.

Ordinances to clear the following Delinquents.

This Day these Ordinances following were read, and passed, for taking off the Sequestrations, and granting Pardons to them, as Delinquents:

Mr. George Trevilian's Ordinance.
Mr. Longvil's Ordinance.
Here enter them.

3. Mr. Anthony Hungerford's.

Hungerford's Petition, for an Abatement of his Fine.

A Petition of Anthony Hungerford was read, desiring an Abatement of his Fine; and Ordered to be referred to the Consideration of the Earl of Warwicke, Lord North, and Lord Maynard; and to report.

Ordinances to clear Delinquents.

4. Mr. Thomas Pigg's Ordinance. (Here enter it.)

5. Sir Nic. Yarborowe. (Here enter it.)

6. George Hawe. (Here enter it.)

7. Wm. Cooker. (Here enter.)

8. Thomas Chafin. (Here enter it.)

9. Joseph Bents. Respited until a Certificate.

Sir W. Howard recommended to the H. C.

10. Sir Wm. Howard; and to be recommended to the House of Commons, that his latter Payment may be taken off, and remitted, which is Two Hundred Pounds; he having lost his Place as Lieutenant of the Pensioners, and given to Mr. Villiers, and disgraced, and looked upon by the King's Side as a Person that adhered to the Parliament.

Ordinances to clear Delinquents.

11. Edward Colford.
12. James Fawcett.
13. Henry Goringe.
14. Henry Hunlocks.
15. Sir Rich. Graham.
16. Edward Farnham.
17. Gregory Crecke.
18. Ralph Davison.
19. Francis Fry.
20. Tho. Davison.
21. Wm. Hacke.
22. Francis Cornwallis.
(Here enter them.)

E. of Downe's Petition.

Ordered, That the Petition of the Earl of Downe is referred to the same Committee as Mr. Hungerford's is.

E. of Chesterfield to have an Allowance out of his Estate.

Upon reading the Petition of Earl of Chesterfield, desiring "some Maintenance out of his Estate, for his "Subsistence:" It is Ordered, To be sent to the House of Commons, for their Concurrence, that he may have Five Pounds a Week allowed him, for his Maintenance.

Symonds to be Minister of St. Mary Abchurch.

Upon reading the Petition of the Parishioners of the Parish of Mary Abchurch, in London; desiring, "That Mr. Joseph Symonds may be appointed to be their Minister, in the Place of Mr. Rawlinson:" It is Ordered, That the said Mr. Joseph Symonds (who is certified, by many godly Ministers, to be an able, learned, orthodox Divine, and of godly and peaceable Conversation) is hereby appointed to officiate in the said Parish Church, in the same Manner as Mr. Rawlinson did; and to (fn. *) receive the Profits and Benefit of the same, and in the same Manner, (fn. †) as Mr. Rawlinson did, till the further Pleasure of this House be signified.

Ordinance to reduce the Interest of Money.

An Ordinance was brought into the House this Day, for abating and reducing Interest for Money to Six per Cent. And it was read Twice; and Ordered to be committed to the Committee of the whole House, to take it into Consideration on Thursday Morning next.

Message from the H. C. to continue the Commissioners of the Great Seal;

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Colonel Havie, &c. who brought up divers Particulars:

1. To desire Concurrence in a Vote for the continuing the Two Speakers to be Commissioners of the Great Seal of England for Twenty Days longer after the Expiration of the latter Ten Days. (Here enter it.)

Agreed to.

and with Ordinances.

2. An Ordinance for Captain Bell. Read, and respited till the Certificate.

3. An Ordinance for charging Ten Thousands, for the Affairs of Ireland, out of Gouldsmithes Hall.

Agreed to, by some Alterations, which are to be sent to the House of Commons for their Concurrence.

4. An Ordinance for the lessening of the Number of Trustees for the Sale of Bishops Lands, &c.

5. An Ordinance for better explaining the former Ordinances for the Sale of Bishops Lands.

The Answer returned was:

Answer.

That this House agrees to the Vote concerning the continuing of the Great Seal in the Hands of the Commissioners as now it is: To the rest of the Particulars, this House will send an Answer by Messengers of their own.

Message from the H. C. with Orders, &c.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Thomas Dacres Knight, &c.; who brought up divers Particulars, wherein their Lordships Concurrence is desired:

1. An Order for reprieving John Borras.

(Here enter it.)

Agreed to.

2. An Order to pay Twenty Pounds apiece to Mr. Hooke and Mr. Butler. (Here enter it.)

Agreed to.

3. A List of those Officers Names that are to be paid out of the Twenty Thousand Pounds allotted for that Purpose; after which their Lordships have perused it, they desire it may be sent to the Committee at Christ Church, that they may be paid.

The Answer returned was:

Answer.

That this House agrees to the Order for reprieving of John Borras, and to Order concerning Mr. Hooke and Mr. Butler: To the rest, their Lordships will take the same into Consideration, and send an Answer by Messengers of their own.

Ordinance to transfer the Business of the Irish Committee.

Ordered, That the Earl of Warwicke, Lord Wharton, and Lord North, do draw up an Ordinance for transferring the Business concerning Dublin, and the whole Business concerning the Affairs of Ireland, to the Committee sitting in the Star-chamber; and to present the same to the House.

The Lord Wharton reported an Ordinance in Pursuance of the Order abovesaid; which was read, and laid aside for the present.

Ordinance to direct the Judges in Trials at the Assizes, for Matters committed by Persons in Arms.

The Earl of Warwicke brought in an Ordinance for the staying of Trials for Criminal Matters at the next Assizes, for Matters which have been committed by Persons in Arms on both Sides.

Read Twice, and committed to these Lords following:

Comes Manchester.
Comes Warwicke.
Comes Mulgrave.
Ds. Willoughby.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. North.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Howard.

Any Three, to meet To-morrow Morning, at Nine a Clock; and report the same to the House.

Letter from the King.

A Letter from the Committee with the King, at Holdenby, was read. (Here enter it.)

Letter to The States of Holland.

A Letter in Latin was brought in, and read, to be sent to The States of Holland; which was Agreed to, and Ordered to be sent to the House of Commons for their Concurrence; and that it may be signed by both Speakers, if they agree to it.

Message to the H. C. with it, and about the following Particulars.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Doctor Heath, &c.

1. To deliver to them the Ordinance concerning Ten Thousand Pounds, with the Alterations; and desire Concurrence therein.

2. To deliver the Earl of Chesterfield's Petition; with a Desire of Concurrence, that he may be allowed Five Pounds per Week for his Maintenance.

3. To deliver the Lattin Letter, to be sent into Holland.

4. To deliver to them the Report from the Committee for the Revenue concerning the Lord De laware.

Caribbee Islands:— And Langham and Lymbrey.

Ordered, That the Report concerning The Carribe Islands, and the Report concerning Alderman Langham and Lymbery, shall be read To-morrow Morning.

No Ordinance to be passed the Day it is brought in.

Ordered, That no Ordinance, brought into this House by any Peer without former Order of the House, shall be passed the same Day it be brought in.

Sir T. Fanshaw, a Pass to come Home.

Ordered, That Sir Thomas Fanshaw, with his Family, shall have a Pass, to come out of France into England.

Mrs. Chichester's Order.

The Order for Three Hundred Pounds, and Three Hundred Pounds per Annum, to Mrs Mary Chichester, out of the Lord Brudnell's Estate, was read, and Agreed to. (Here enter it.)

Ordinance to continue the Pay of Sir T. Fairfax's Army.

Ordered, That the Ordinance for continuing the Army shall be taken into Consideration by the whole House on Thursday Morning next.

Speakers continued Commissioners of the Great Seal.

"Ordered, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled, That the Custody of the Great Seal do remain in the Hands of the Speakers of both Houses, in Manner as now it is, for the Space of Twenty Days longer than the Time it is now continued for; and that the Commissioners for hearing Causes in Chancery be likewise continued for the same Term of Twenty Days."

Walker to be instituted to Wharton;

Ordered, That Doctor Heath give Institution and Induction unto Richard Walker Clerk, Master of Arts, to the Vicarage of Wharton, in the County of Lancaster; presented by the Chancellor of the Dutchy of Lancaster.

Mason, to Stoner Provost;

Ordered, &c. That Doctor Heath, &c. give Institution, &c. unto Charles Mason Master of Arts, to the Rectory of Stoner Provost, in Com. Dorsett, void by the Death of Thomas Griffin the last Incumbent there; the Society of King's Colledge in Cambridge, Patrons.

Burford to Tetenhill;

Ordered, &c. That Doctor Aylett, &c. give Institution unto Henry Burford Clerk, Master of Arts, to the Rectory of Tetenhill, in Com. Stafford, void by the Death of John Belcanquell Clerk, the late Incumbent; Presentation under Dutchy Lancaster Seal.

and Hunston to Islington.

Ordered, &c. That Doctor Aylett give Institution unto Francis Hunston Clerk, Master of Arts, to the Vicarage of Islington, in Com. Norff. presented by Great Seal.

Order to reprieve Borras.

"Ordered, by the Lords and Commons, That the Sentence passed upon John Borros, for divers Felonies, whereof he stands indicted and convicted, be reprieved from Execution until the next Sessions after this."

Order for 20 l. each, for Mesirs Hooke and Butler.

"Ordered, by the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, That Richard Hooke and Lieutenant Thomas Butler, who have lost their Eyes in the Service of Ireland, shall have Twenty Pounds apiece paid them by the Treasurers at Gouldsmiths Hall, for their present Relief and Support; and that the respective Acquittances of the said Richard Hooke and Lieutenant Thomas Butler shall be a sufficient Warrant and Discharge to the said Treasurers, for the Payment of the said respective Sums of Twenty Pounds and Twenty Pounds, as aforesaid, accordingly."

Order for 300 l. and 300 l. per Annum to Mrs. Chichester.

"It is Ordained, by the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, That the Sum of Three Hundred Pounds be allowed and paid to Mary Chichester Widow, Relict of Colonel John Chichester, late Governor of Londonderry, in the Kingdom of Ireland, deceased, for the present Subsistence of her and her Children, to be raised out of the sequestered Estate of the Lord Brudenall: And it is further Ordained, That the Sum of Three Hundred Pounds per Annum be likewise paid to the said Mary Chichester, or her Assigns, out of the Estate of the said Lord Brudenall, Half-yearly, by equal Portions, during the Pleasure of both Houses of Parliament, for their future Maintenance; the said Three Hundred Pounds for present Subsistence, and the said Three Hundred Pounds per Annum for future Maintenance, to be accompted as Part of the Money due to her deceased Husband, upon his Entertainment in the Service of the Parliament; and the several and respective Sequestrators, in those Counties where the Estate of the said Lord Brudenall lies, are hereby required to make due Payment of the said Sums of Three Hundred Pounds and Three Hundred Pounds per Annum to the said Mary Chichester, or her Assigns, accordingly; for which her or their Acquittance shall be from Time to Time a sufficient Discharge, as well to the respective Sequestrators, as to every other Person and Persons whom it may any Way concern to raise or pay the said Sums, or either of them."

Ordinance to clear Trevilian of his Delinquency.

"Whereas George Trevilian, of Nettlecombe, in the County of Som'sett, Esquire, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to his Fine of Fifteen Hundred and Sixty Pounds, he having been in Arms against the Parliament: The Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament do hereby authorize and appoint His Majesty's Solicitor General to prepare a Pardon to the said George Trevilian, for his said Offence, in such Form as is agreed by both Houses for like Offenders, together with a Grant of, and Restitution to him, his Heirs and Assigns, of all his Lands, Goods, and Chattels, and other Estate for which the said Fine was accepted, according to a Particular thereof made, and entered with the Committee at Gouldsmiths Hall, and of all Mean Profits thereof, from the 14th Day of February, 1645, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said George Trevilian in or to all Advowsons, Presentations, and Right of Patronage, to any Church or Chapel; which said Pardon, so prepared, the Commissioners for the Great (fn. *) Seal of England for the Time being are hereby likewise authorized to pass under the said Great Seal accordingly: Provided always, That this Ordinance, or the said Pardon thereon to be passed, shall not extend to free the said George Trevilian from a further Composition, for any other Lands, Goods, or Chattels, than what are contained in the Particular aforesaid; and that, in case the said Lands mentioned in the said Particular were of greater Yearly Value than are therein contained during Three Years before the Year of our Lord 1640, then the said George Trivilian shall pay such Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Longevile, Do.

"Whereas Thomas Longevile, of Bradwell, in the County of Bucks, Esquire, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to his Fine of Eight Hundred Pounds, he having been in Arms against the Parliament: The Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament do hereby authorize and appoint His Majesty's Solicitor General to prepare a Pardon to the said Thomas Longevile, for his said Offence, in such Form as is agreed by both Houses for like Offenders, together with a Grant of, and Restitution to him, his Heirs and Assigns, of all his Lands, Goods, and Chattels, and other Estate for which the said Fine was accepted, according to a Particular thereof made, and entered with the Committee at Gouldsmiths Hall, and of all Mean Profits thereof, to the said Thomas Longevile, from the Day of the Payment of his said Fine, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said Thomas Longevile in or to all Advowsons, Presentations, or Right of Patronage, to any Church or Chapel; which said Pardon, so prepared, the Commissioners for the Great Seal of England for the Time being are hereby authorized to pass under the said Great Seal accordingly: Provided always, That this Ordinance, or the said Pardon thereon to be passed, shall not extend to free the said Thomas Longevile from any further Composition, for any other Lands, Goods, or Chattels, than what are contained in the Particular aforesaid; and that, in case the said Lands mentioned in the said Particular were of greater Yearly Values than are therein expressed during Three Years before the Year of our Lord 1640, then the said Thomas Longevile shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Pigge, D°.

"Whereas Thomas Pigge, of Walsoken, in the County of Norff. Gentleman, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to his Fine of Four Hundred and Fourteen Pounds, he having been in Arms against the Parliament: The Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament do hereby authorize and appoint His Majesty's Solicitor General to prepare a Pardon to the said Thomas Pigge, for his said Offence, in such Form as is agreed by both Houses for like Offenders, together with a Grant of, and Restitution to him, his Heirs and Assigns, of all his Lands, Goods, and Chattels, and other Estate for which the said Fine was accepted, according to a Particular thereof made, and entered with the Committee at Gouldsmiths Hall, and of all Mean Profits thereof, from the 11th Day of May, 1646, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said Thomas Pigge in or to all Advowsons, Presentations, and Right of Patronage, to any Church or Chapel; which said Pardon, so prepared, the Commissioners for the Great Seal of England for the Time are hereby likewise authorized to pass under the said Great Seal accordingly: Provided always, That this Ordinance, or the said Pardon thereon to be passed, shall not extend to free the said Thomas Pigge from a further Composition, for any other Lands, Goods, or Chattels, than what are contained in the Particular aforesaid; and that, in case the said Lands mentioned in the said Particular were of greater Yearly Value than are therein expressed during Three Years before the Year of our Lord 1640, then the said Thomas Pigge shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Sir Nic. Yarburgh, D°.

"Whereas Sir Nicholas Yarburgh, of Balue, in the County of Yorke, Knight, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to his Fine of Six Hundred Pounds, he having adhered unto the Forces raised against the Parliament: The Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament do hereby authorize and appoint His Majesty's Solicitor General to prepare a Pardon to the said Sir Nicholas Yarburgh, for his said Offence, in such Form as shall be agreed by both Houses for like Offenders, together with a Grant of, and Restitution to him, his Heirs and Assigns, of all his Lands, Goods, and Chattels, and other Estate for which the said Fine was accepted, according to a Particular thereof made, and entered with the Committee at Gouldsmiths Hall, and of all Mean Profits thereof, from the Day of the Payment of the said Fine, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said Sir Nicholas Yarburgh in or to all Advowsons, Presentations, and Right of Patronage, to any Church or Chapel; which said Pardon, so prepared, the Commissioners for the Great Seal of England for the Time being are hereby likewise authorized to pass under the said Great Seal accordingly: Provided always, That this Ordinance, or the said Pardon thereon to be passed, shall not extend to free the said Sir Nicholas Yarburgh from a further Composition, for any other Lands, Goods, or Chattels, than what are contained in the Particular aforesaid; and that, in case the said Lands mentioned in the said Particular were of greater Yearly Value than are therein expressed during Three Years before the Year of our Lord 1640, then the said Sir Nicholas Yarburgh shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

George, John, and Thomas Hawe, D°.

"Whereas George Hawe, of Colemore, in the County of Stafford, Gentleman, and John and Thomas Hawe his Sons, have by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to the Fine of Two Hundred and Twelve Pounds; the said George Hawe having adhered to the Forces raised against the Parliament, and the said John and Thomas Hawe having been in Arms against the Parliament: The Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament do hereby authorize and appoint His Majesty's Solicitor General to prepare a Pardon to the said George, John, and Thomas Hawe, for their said Offences, in such Form as is agreed by both Houses for like Offenders, together with a Grant of, and Restitution to him, his Heirs and Assigns, of all his Lands, Goods, and Chattels, and other Estate for which the said Fine was so accepted, according to a Particular thereof made, and entered with the Committee at Gouldsmiths Hall, and of all Mean Profits thereof, from the 8th Day of March, 1645, with an Exception of the Right or Estates of the said George, John, and Thomas Hawe, in or to all Advowsons, Presentations, and Right of Patronage, to any Church or Chapel; which said Pardon, so prepared, the Commissioners for the Great Seal of England for the Time being are hereby likewise authorized to pass under the said Great Seal accordingly: Provided always, That this Ordinance, or the said Pardon thereon to be passed, shall not extend to free the said George, John, and Thomas, from a further Composition, for any other Lands, Goods, or Chattels, than what are contained in the Particular aforesaid; and that, in case the said Lands mentioned in the said Particular were of greater Yearly Value than are therein expressed during Three Years before the Year of our Lord 1640, then the said George, John, and Thomas Hawe shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Coker, D°.

"Whereas William Coker, of Mapowder, in the County of Dorsett, Esquire, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted unto his Fine of Two Thousand Eighty Pounds, for that he acted as a Commissioner, and contributed to the maintaining of the Forces raised 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 Coker, in such Manner as shall be agreed by both Houses, and according to this Ordinance, with a Grant and Restitution of his Lands, Goods, and Chattels, and other Estate for which the said Fine was accepted, according to the Particular thereof made, and entered with the Committee of Gouldsmiths Hall, and from all Mean Profits, from the Ninth Day of January, 1645, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said William Coker in or to all Advowsons, Presentations, and Right of Patronage, to any Church or Chapel; and Oliver St. John Esquire His Majesty's Solicitor General is hereby required to prepare a Pardon accordingly: Provided always, That this Ordinance, or the said Pardon thereon to be passed, shall not extend to free the said William Coker from any farther Composition, for any other Lands, Goods, or Chattels, than what are contained in the Particular aforesaid; and that, in case the said Lands mentioned in the said Particular (fn. *) were of greater Yearly Values than are therein expressed during Three Years before the Year of our Lord 1640, then the said Will'm Coker shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition for the same, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Chasin, D°.

"Whereas Thomas Chasin, of Chettle, in the County of Dorsett, Esquire, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to his Fine of Nine Hundred Pounds, having adhered to the Forces raised against the Parliament: The Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament do hereby authorize and appoint His Majesty's Solicitor General to prepare a Pardon to the said Thomas Chasin, for his said Offence, in such Form as is agreed by both Houses for like Offenders, together with a Grant of, and Restitution to him, his Heirs and Assigns, of all his Lands, Goods, and Chattels, and other Estate for which the said Fine was accepted, according to a Particular thereof made, and entered with the Committee at Gouldsmiths Hall, and of all Mean Profits thereof, to the said Thomas Chasin, from the 4th Day of August, 1646, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said Thomas Chasin in or to all Advowsons, Presentations, and Right of Patronage, to any Church or Chapel; which said Pardon, so prepared, the Commissioners for the Great Seal of England for the Time being are hereby authorized to pass under the said Great Seal accordingly: Provided always, That this Ordinance, or the said Pardon thereon to be passed, shall not extend to free the said Thomas Chasin from any further Composition, for any other Lands, Goods, or Chattels, than what are contained in the Particular aforesaid; and that, in case the said Lands mentioned in the said Particular were of greater Yearly Values than are therein expressed during Three Years before the Year of our Lord 1640, then the said Thomas Chasin shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Colfer, D°.

"Whereas Edward Colfer, of Ailesham, in the County of Norff. Esquire, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to his Fine of Nine Hundred and Forty Pounds, he having been in Arms against the Parliament: The Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament do hereby authorize and appoint His Majesty's Solicitor General to prepare a Pardon to the said Edward Colfer, for his said Offence, in such Form as is agreed by both Houses for like Offenders, together with a Grant of, and Restitution to him, his Heirs and Assigns, of all his Lands, Goods, and Chattels, and other Estate for which the said Fine was accepted, according to a Particular thereof made, and entered with the Committee at Gouldsmiths Hall, and of all Mean Profits thereof, to the said Edward Colfer, from the 18th Day of September, 1646, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said Edward Colfer in or to all Advowsons, Presentations, and Right of Patronage, to any Church or Chapel; which said Pardon, so prepared, the Commissioners of the Great Seal of England for the Time being are hereby authorized to pass under the said Great Seal accordingly: Provided always, That this Ordinance, or the said Pardon thereon to be passed, shall not extend to free the said Edward Colfer from any further Composition, for any other Lands, Goods, or Chattels, than what are contained in the Particular aforesaid; and that, in case the said Lands mentioned in the said Particular were of greater Yearly Value than are therein expressed during Three Years before the Year of our Lord 1640, then the said Edward Colfer shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Fawcett, D°.

"Whereas James Fawcett, of Goswicke, in the County of Northumberland, Gentleman, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted unto his Fine of Three Hundred and Sixty Pounds, he having been in Arms against the Parliament: The Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament do hereby authorize and appoint His Majesty's Solicitor General to prepare a Pardon to the said James Fawcett, for his said Offence, in such Form as shall be agreed by both Houses for like Offenders, together with a Grant and Restitution, to him, his Heirs and Assigns, of all his Lands, Goods, and Chattels, and other Estate for which the said Fine was accepted, according to a Particular thereof made, and entered with the Committee at Gouldsmiths Hall, and of all Mean Profits, from the 23th of March, 1645, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said James Fawcett in or to all Advowsons, Presentations, and Right of Patronage, to any Church or Chapel; which said Pardon, so prepared, the Commissioners for the Great Seal of England for the Time being are hereby authorized and required to pass under the said Great Seal accordingly: Provided always, That this Ordinance, or the said Pardon thereon to be passed, shall not extend to free the said James Fawcett from a further Composition, for any other Lands, Goods, or Chattels, than what are contained in the Particular aforesaid; and that, in case the said Lands mentioned in the said Particular were of greater Yearly Value than are therein expressed during Three Years before the Year of our Lord 1640, then the said James Fawcett shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition for the same, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Goring, D°.

"Whereas Henry Goring, of Sullington, in the County of Sussex, Esquire, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to his Fine of Two Hundred and Fifty Pounds, in Consideration of the Estate whereof he is to have in Expectancy from his Father, for that he adhered unto the Forces raised 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 Henry Goreinge, in such Manner as shall be agreed by both Houses, and according to this Ordinance, with a Grant of all such Land, and other Estate, as shall any Way descend or fall unto him; and Oliver St. John Esquire His Majesty's Solicitor General is hereby required to prepare a Pardon accordingly."

Hunlocke, D°.

"Whereas Henry Hunlocke, of Wingerworth, in the County of Derby, Esquire, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to his Fine of Fourteen Hundred Fifty and Eight Pounds, he having been in Arms against the Parliament: The Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament do hereby authorize and appoint His Majesty's Solicitor General to prepare a Pardon to the said Henry Hunlocke, for his said Offence, in such Form as is agreed by both Houses for like Offenders, together with a Grant of, and Restitution to him, his Heirs and Assigns, of all his Lands, Goods, and Chattels, and other Estate for which the said Fine was accepted, according to a Particular thereof made, and entered with the Committee at Gouldsmiths Hall, and of all Mean Profits thereof, from the Fifth of March, 1645, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said Henry Hunlocke in or to all Advowsons, Presentations, and Right of Patronage, to any Church or Chapel; which said Pardon, so prepared, the Commissioners for the Great Seal of England for the Time being are hereby authorized to pass under the said Great Seal accordingly: Provided always, That this Ordinance, or the said Pardon thereon to be passed, shall not extend to free the said Humphry Hunlock from any further Compoposition, for any other Lands, Goods, or Chattels, than what are contained in the Particular aforesaid; and that, in case the said Lands mentioned in the said Particular were of greater Yearly Values than are therein expressed during Three Years before the Year of our Lord 1640, then the said Henry Hunlock shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Sir Rd. Graham, D°.

"Whereas Sir Richard Graham, of Norton, in the County of Yorke, Knight and Baronet, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to his Fine of Two Thousand Three Hundred Eighty-four Pounds, Seventeen Shillings, and Four Pence, he having been in Arms against the Parliament: The Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament do hereby authorize and appoint His Majesty's Solicitor General to prepare a Pardon to the said Sir Richard Graham, for his said Offence, in such Form as is agreed by both Houses for like Offenders, together with a Grant of, and Restitution to him, his Heirs and Assigns, of all his Lands, Goods, and Chattels, and other Estate for which the said Fine was accepted, according to a Particular thereof made, and entered with the Committee at Gouldsmiths Hall, and of all Mean Profits thereof, to the said Sir Richard Graham, from the Day of the Payment of the said Fine, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said Sir Richard Graham in or to all Advowsons, Presentations, and Right of Patronage, to any Church or Chapel; which said Pardon, so prepared, the the Commissioners for the Great Seal of England for the Time being are hereby authorized to pass under the said Great Seal accordingly: Provided always, That this Ordinance, or the said Pardon thereon to be passed, shall not extend to free the said Sir Richard Graham from any further Composition, for any other Lands, Goods, or Chattels, than what are contained in the Particular aforesaid; and that, in case the said Lands mentioned in the said Particular were of greater Yearly Value than are therein expressed during Three Years before the Year of our Lord 1640, then the said Sir Richard Graham shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Farnham, D°.

"Whereas Edward Farnham, of Querndon, in the County of Leicester, Esquire, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to his Fine of Four Hundred and Eighty Pounds, he having left his Dwellinghouse, and lived in the Enemy's Quarters: The Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament do hereby authorize and appoint His Majesty's Solicitor General to prepare a Pardon to the said Edward Farnham, for his said Offence, in such Form as is agreed by both Houses for like Offenders, together with a Grant of, and Restitution to him, his Heirs and Assigns, of all his Lands, Goods, and Chattels, and other Estate for which the said Fine was accepted, according to a Particular thereof made, and entered with the Committee at Gouldsmiths Hall, and of all Mean Profits thereof, to the said Edward Farnham, from the 17th Day of March, 1645, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said Edward Farnham in or to all Advowsons, Presentations, and Right of Patronage, to any Church or Chapel; which said Pardon, so prepared, the Commissioners for the Great Seal of England for the Time being are hereby authorized to pass under the said Great Seal accordingly: Provided always, That this Ordinance, or the said Pardon thereon to be passed, shall not extend to free the said Edward Farnham from any further Composition, for any other Lands, Goods, or Chattels, than what are contained in the Particular aforesaid; and that, in case the said Lands mentioned in the said Particular were of greater Yearly Value than are therein expressed during Three Years before the Year of our Lord 1640, then the said Edward Farnham shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Creyke, D°.

"Whereas Gregory Creyke, of Marton, in the County of Yorke, Gentleman, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to his Fine of Three Hundred Twenty and Six Pounds, he having been in Arms against the Parliament: The Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament do hereby authorize and appoint His Majesty's Solicitor General to prepare a Pardon to the said Gregory Creyke, for his said Offence, in such Form as is agreed by both Houses for like Offenders, together with a Grant of, and Restitution to him, his Heirs and Assigns, of all his Lands, Goods, and Chattels, and other Estate for which the said Fine was accepted, according to a Particular thereof made, and entered with the Committee at Gouldsmaths Hall, and of all Mean Profits thereof, to the said Gregory Creyke, from the 18th Day of February, 1645, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said Gregory Creike in or to all Advowsons, Presentations, and Right of Patronage, to any Church or Chapel; which said Pardon, so prepared, the Commissioners for the Great Seal of England for the Time being are hereby authorized to pass under the said Great Seal accordingly: Provided always, That this Ordinance, or the said Pardon thereon to be passed, shall not extend to free the said Gregory Creyke from any further Composition, for any other Lands, Goods, or Chattels, than what are contained in the Particular aforesaid; and that, in case the said Lands mentioned in the said Particular were of greater Yearly Values than are therein expressed during Three Years before the Year of our Lord 1640, then the said Gregory Creyke shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Davison, D°.

"Whereas Ralph Davison, of Wyneard, in the County of Durham, Gentleman, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to his Fine of Four Hundred Pounds, he having been in Arms against the Parliament: The Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament do hereby authorize and appoint His Majesty's Solicitor General to prepare a Pardon to the said Ralph Davison, for his said Offence, in such Form as shall be agreed by both Houses for like Offenders, together with a Grant of, and Restitution to him, his Heirs and Assigns, of all his Lands, Goods, and Chattels, and other Estate for which the said Fine was accepted, according to a Particular thereof made, and entered with the Committee at Gouldsmiths Hall, and of all Mean Profits thereof, from the Day of the Payment of the said Fine, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said Ralph Davison in or to all Advowsons, Presentations, and Right of Patronage, to any Church or Chapel; which said Pardon, so prepared, the Commissioners for the Great Seal of England for the Time being are hereby likewise authorized to pass under the said Great Seal accordingly: Provided always, That this Ordinance, or the said Pardon thereon to be passed, shall not extend to free the said Ralph Davison from a further Composition, for any other Lands, Goods, or Chattels, than what are contained in the Particular aforesaid; and that, in case the said Lands mentioned in the said Particular were of greater Yearly Value than are therein expressed during Three Years before the Year of our Lord 1640, then the said Ralph Davison shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Fry, D°.

"Whereas Francis Fry, of Ewerne Minster, in the County of Dorsett, Gentleman, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to his Fine of Two Hundred and Twenty Pounds, he having adhered to the Forces raised against the Parliament: The Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament do hereby authorize and appoint His Majesty's Solicitor General to prepare a Pardon to the said Francis Fry, for his said Offence, in such Form as is agreed by both Houses for like Offenders, together with a Grant of, and Restitution to him, his Heirs and Assigns, of all his Lands, Goods, and Chattels, and other Estate for which the said Fine was accepted, according to a Particular thereof made, and entered with the Committee at Gouldsmiths Hall, and of all Mean Profits thereof, from the 25th of December, 1645, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said Francis Fry in or to all Advowsons, Presentations, and Right of Patronage, to any Church or Chapel; which said Pardon, so prepared, the Commissioners for the Great Seal of Engl'd for the Time being are hereby likewise authorized to pass under the said Great Seal (fn. *) accordingly: Provided always, That this Ordinance, or the said Pardon thereon to be passed, shall not extend to free the said Francis Fry from a further Composition, for any other Lands, Goods, or Chattels, than what are contained in the Particular aforesaid; and, that, in case the said Lands mentioned in the said Particular were of greater Yearly Value than are therein expressed during Three Years before the Year of our Lord 1640, then the said Francis Fry shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Davison, D°.

"Whereas Thomas Davison, of Blackiston, in the Bishopric of Durham, Esquire, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to his Fine of Eleven Hundred and Sixteen Pounds, he having been in Arms against the Parliament: The Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament do hereby authorize and appoint His Majesty's Solicitor General to prepare a Pardon to the said Thomas Davison, for his said Offence, in such Form as shall be agreed by both Houses for like Offenders, together with a Grant and Restitution, to him, his Heirs and Assigns, of all his Lands, Goods, and Chattels, and other Estate for which the said Fine was accepted, according to a Particular thereof made, and entered with the Committee at Gouldsmiths Hall, and of all Mean Profits thereof, from the Day of the Payment of the said Fine, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said Thomas Davison in or to all Advowsons, Presentations, and Right of Patronage, to any Church or Chapel; which said Pardon, so prepared, the Commissioners for the Great Seal of England for the Time being are hereby likewise authorized to pass under the said Great Seal accordingly: Provided always, That this Ordinance, or the said Pardon thereon to be passed, shall not extend to free the said Thomas Davison from a further Composition, for any other Lands, Goods, or Chattels, than what are contained in the Particular aforesaid; and that, in case the said Lands mentioned in the said Particular were of greater Yearly Value than are therein expressed during Three Years before the Year of our Lord 1640, then the said Thomas Davison shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Hack, D°.

"Whereas William Hacke, of Peterborough, in the County of North'ton, Gentleman, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted unto his Fine of Two Hundred and Eighty Pounds, for that he adhered to the Forces raised 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 Hacke, in such Manner as shall be agreed by both Houses, and according to this Ordinance, with a Grant and Restitution of his Lands, Goods, and Chattels, and other Estate for which the said Fine was accepted, according to the Particular thereof made, and entered with the Committee at Gouldsmiths Hall, and of all Mean Profits, from the Day of the Payment of the said Fine, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said William Hacke in or to all Advowsons, Presentations, and Right of Patronage to any Church or Chapel; and Oliver St. John Esquire His Majesty's Solicitor General is hereby required to prepare a Pardon accordingly: Provided always, That this Ordinance, or the said Pardon thereon to be passed, shall not extend to free the said William Hacke from a further Composition, for any other Lands, Goods, or Chattels, than what are contained in the Particular aforesaid; and that, in case the said Lands mentioned in the said Particular were of greater Yearly Value than are therein contained and expressed during Three Years before the Year of our Lord 1640, then the said William Hacke shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition for the same, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Letter from the Commissioners with the King, about the Persons to attend Him.

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

My Lord,

"Having it in Charge, by our Instructions, to return the Names of such Attendants as we should appoint to come with the King to Holdenby; we have, according to your Commands, sent a List, only with some Alterations, which since our coming to Holdenby have been occasioned for necessary Service, and upon better Information; and remain

Holdenby, 26 Febr. 1646.

"Your Lordship's humble Servants,

"B. Denbigh. Ed. Mountague."

Ordinance to clear Cornwallis of his Delinquency.

"Whereas Francis Cornwallis, of Beston, in the County of Norff. Esquire, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted unto his Fine of Three Hundred and Twenty Pounds, he having been in Arms against the Parliament: The Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament do hereby authorize and appoint His Majesty's Solicitor General to prepare a Pardon to the said Francis Cornwallis, for his said Offence, in such Form as shall be agreed by both Houses for the like Offenders, together with a Grant and Restitution, to him, his Heirs and Assigns, of all his Lands, Goods, and Chattels, and other Estate for which the said Fine was accepted, according to a Particular thereof made, and entered with the Committee at Gouldsmiths Hall, and of all Mean Profits, from the 18th Day of February, 1645, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said Francis Cornewallis in or to all Advowsons, Presentations, and Right of Patronage, to any Church or Chapel; which said Pardon, so prepared, the Commissioners for the Great Seal of England are hereby authorized and required to pass under the said Great Seal accordingly: Provided always, That this Ordinance, or the said Pardon thereon to be passed, shall not extend to free the said Francis Cornwallis, from a further Composition, for any other Lands, Goods, or Chattels, than what are contained in the Particular aforesaid; and that, in case the said Lands mentioned in the Particular aforesaid were of greater Yearly Value than are therein expressed during Three Years before the Year of our Lord 1640, then the said Francis Cornwallis shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition for the same, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Footnotes

* Origin. received.
Origin. and.
* Deest in Originali.
* Deest in Originali.
* Origin. according.