House of Lords Journal Volume 9
5 March 1647

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 9: 5 March 1647', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 9: 1646 (1767-1830), pp. 57-65. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=36988 Date accessed: 03 September 2014.


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DIE Veneris, 5 die Martii.
Message to the H. C to remit Part of Mr. Howard's Fine for his Delinquency. Ordinances to clear the following Persons of their Delinquency. Col. Tyllier, a Pass to come Home. Message from the H. C. with Ordinances, &c. Answer. Courteen and the E. I. Company. Ordinance to explain the One for Sale of Bps. Lands. Ordinance to lessen the Number of Trustees for Sale of Bps. Lands. Letter from the Scots Commissioners. Ordinance for 35,000 l. to the Marquis of Argyle, &c. Erlisman, a Protection till his Arrears are paid. Gibbons's Petition. Order for mending the Highways. Order to punish Vagabonds, &c. Order to preserve the Roads. Levit to be examined about Peaker's Evidence. E. of Down's Petition. Maxwell's Goods to be restored. Cooper to be instituted to Earl Stoneham; and Young to Poulchiochon. Order for 3155 l. 15s. 10d. to L. Willoughby. Order for 100 Marks for Mr. Barnet. Ordinance to explain the One for Sale of Bishops Lands. Ordinance to lessen the Number of Trustees for Sale of Bishops Lands. Letter from the Scots Commissioners to pay 35,000 l. to the Marquis of Argyle, &c. on account of their Losses in the late Troubles. Ordinance to clear Martin of his Delinquency. Moseley, D°. Randolph and Thomas Road, D°. Thomas and Philip Shapcot, D°. Lewins, D°. Poole, Croft, Witty, Sumners, Lucas, and Edmunds, D°. Westlidd, D°. Swan, D°. Pennyman Senior, D°. Yarbury, D°. Iles, D°. Maisterson, D°. Hutchinson, D°. James, D°. Roger and William Wyvell, D°. Bent, D°. Pennyman Junior, D°. Lamplugh, D°. Roberts, D°. Order to put in Execution the Statutes for mending the Highways. Order to put in Execution the Statutes against Vagabonds. Adjourn. Footnotes

DIE Veneris, 5 die Martii.

PRAYERS, by Mr. Valentine.

Comes Manchest'r, Speaker.

Comes Kancie.
Comes Lincolne.
Comes Salisbury.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Northumb.
Comes Rutland.
L. Viscount Say & Seale.
L. Viscount Hereford.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Warwicke.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Howard de Escr.
Ds. North.
Ds. Willoughby.
Ds. Grey.
Ds. Dacres.
Ds. Maynard.

Message to the H. C to remit Part of Mr. Howard's Fine for his Delinquency.

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

To let them know, that Sir Wm. Howard having paid Two Hundred and Fifty Pounds for the Moiety of his Fine for Delinquency, and is to pay Two Hundred and Fifty Pounds more, which this House thinks it fit to remit, in regard he hath lost his Place of Lieutenant of the Pensioners, worth Three Hundred Pounds per Annum, given to Mr. Villiers, and was looked upon by the King's Party as a Person that adhered to the Parliament; out of these respects, to desire their Concurrence, that the said Two Hundred and Fifty Pounds may be remitted.

Ordinances to clear the following Persons of their Delinquency.

1. Ordinance for Joseph Martin's Pardon for his Delinquency, passed.

2. The like for Nicholas Moseley, passed.

3. The like for Randolph Roade and Tho. Road, passed.

4. The like for Thomas and Philip Shapcott, passed.

5. The like for Lewcian Lewins, passed.

6. The like for Courtney Poole, Wm. Croft, Richard Witty, Nicholas Sumners, John Lucas, and George Edmonds, passed.

7. The like for Philip Westlydd.

8. The like for Mr. Yarbury.

9. The like for John Iles.

10. The like for Thomas Swann.

11. The like for James Pennyman.

12. The like for James Pennyman Junior.

13. Joseph Bent.

14. Roger Wyvell.

15. Wm. Robertes.

16. John Lampleigh.

17. John Masterson.

Col. Tyllier, a Pass to come Home.

Ordered, That Colonel Henry Tyllier, with Four Servants, shall be permitted to come out of France into England, bringing with them such Apparel and other Necessaries as they shall have Occasion of.

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

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Whitlocke, &c.

To desire their Lordships Concurrence in divers Particulars:

1. An Ordinance for Three Thousand Pounds for the Lord Willoughby. (Here enter.)

Read, and Agreed to.

2. An Order for One Hundred Marks to be paid to Mr. Barnett. (Here enter it.)

Agreed to.

3. An Ordinance for taking off the Delinquency of John James. (Here enter it.)

Read, and Agreed to.

4. An Ordinance for taking off the Delinquency of Mich. Hutchinson. (Here enter it.)

Read, and Agreed to.

The Answer returned was:

Answer.

That this House agrees to the several Orders and Ordinances now brought up.

Courteen and the E. I. Company.

A Petition of Mr. Courten was read; desiring, "That some Witnesses may be sworn and heard, concerning his Damages (fn. *) and Losses by the East India Company, before the Ordinance concerning the East India Company be passed.

It is Resolved, upon the Question, That Mr. Courten shall have a Day appointed him, to be heard, at this Bar, by his Counsel, and to produce his Witnesses to be heard, as to this Ordinance concerning the East India Company.

Ordered, That this Day Sevennight is appointed, to hear Mr. Courten's Counsel; and the East India Company to have Notice hereof, and bring Counsel if they will.

Ordinance to explain the One for Sale of Bps. Lands.

An Ordinance was read, for a further Explanation of the Ordinance for the Sale of Bishops Lands.

(Here enter it.)

And the Question being put, "Whether to agree to the said Ordinance as it is now read?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Ordinance to lessen the Number of Trustees for Sale of Bps. Lands.

An Ordinance for the lessening the Number of Trustees formerly appointed for the Sale of the Bishops Lands, was read Twice; and it was committed to a Committee of the whole House.

And accordingly the House was adjourned during Pleasure, to consider of it.

The House was resumed.

And the said Ordinance was read the Third Time.

And the Question being put, "Whether to agree to this Ordinance as it (fn. *) is now read?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

An Order was read, for amending some Words in the Ordinance for Sale of the Bishops Lands.

Respited till To-morrow.

Letter from the Scots Commissioners.

A Letter from the Scotts Commissioners, was read. (Here enter it.)

Ordinance for 35,000 l. to the Marquis of Argyle, &c.

Also an Ordinance was read, for paying Thirty-five Thousand Pounds to the Earl of Argyle, Part of the latter Two Hundred Thousand Pounds to be paid to the Scotts.

Agreed to, and Ordered to be sent to the House of Commons for their Concurrence.

Erlisman, a Protection till his Arrears are paid.

Upon reading the Petition of John Erlisman; shewing, "That there are many Arrears due unto him from the State; and, coming up to audit his Accompts, is in Danger to be arrested:"

It is Ordered, That he shall have the Protection of this House, till he can receive Satisfaction for the Arrears from the State.

Gibbons's Petition.

Upon reading the Petition of John Gibbons: It is Ordered, That the Parties concerned shall have a Sight of the Petition, and return Answer to this House.

Order for mending the Highways.

An Order for the mending of the Highways, was brought in this Day, and read; and approved of, and Ordered to be printed, and published and proclaimed in all Towns, and at this next Circuit, by the Cryers of the Courts in the several and respective Counties.

(Here enter it.)

Order to punish Vagabonds, &c.

An Order to put the Statutes in Execution against Rogues and Vagabonds, was read, and approved of, and Ordered to be printed and published; and the Judges and the Lord Mayor of London to have Copies thereof delivered to them. (Here enter it.)

Order to preserve the Roads.

An Order against outrageous Carriages in the Highways, was read Twice, and committed to these Lords following:

L. Viscount Say & Seale.
Comes Warwicke.
Comes Northumb.
Comes Kent.
Comes Rutland.
Ds. North.
Ds. Grey.
Ds. Bruce.

Any Three, to meet on Monday Morning next, at Nine of the Clock.

Levit to be examined about Peaker's Evidence.

Ordered, That Mr. Levitt, now in Town, shall be summoned to be present before the Lords Committees on Monday, to be examined concerning Tobias Peaker; and Peaker then to be present.

E. of Down's Petition.

Ordered, That the House shall take into Consideration the Earl of Downe's Petition To-morrow Morning.

Maxwell's Goods to be restored.

Ordered, That those Goods of Mr. James Maxwell's as are seized upon in Sir Thomas Bowyer's House, in Sussex, shall be delivered to Mr. Maxwell, or as he shall appoint.

Cooper to be instituted to Earl Stoneham;

Ordered, That Doctor Aylett shall give Institution and Induction to Henry Cooper, to the Rectory of Earle Stoneham, in Com. Norff. in the Gift of Sir Wm. Soame Patron; with a salvo Juris cujuscunque.

and Young to Poulchiochon.

Ordered, That Doctor Aylett shall give Institution and Induction to Wm. Young, to the Rectory of Poullchiochon, in Com. Pembrooke; presented thereunto by the Commissioners of the Great Seal of England; with a salvo Jure cujuscunque.

Order for 3155 l. 15s. 10d. to L. Willoughby.

Ordered, by the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, That Sir Thomas Littleton be referred to Habberdashers Hall, to allow him his Impropriations in Part of his Fine of Four Thousand Pounds, set upon him for his Composition for his Delinquency, according to the Rules observed in the like Cases by the Committee at Gouldsmiths Hall; and that the Remainder of the said Fine (the Value of the Impropriations being deducted) be paid unto Francis Lord Willoughby, in Part of the Sum of Three Thousand One Hundred Fifty-five Pounds, Fifteen Shillings, Ten Pence, due unto the said Francis Lord Willoughby, upon his Accompt now certified and allowed (not comprehending the Sum of Fifty-five Pounds, Seven Shillings, respited upon the Public Faith); and that so much of the said Sum of Three Thousand One Hundred Fifty-five Pounds, Fifteen Shillings, Ten Pence, as shall not be paid and satisfied out of the said Fine of the said Sir Thomas Littleton, be charged upon the Receipts at Gouldsmiths Hall, to be paid in Course: It is further Ordered, by the Lords and Commons, for the Payment and satisfying the said Debt of Three Thousand One Hundred Fifty-five Pounds, Fifteen Shillings, Ten Pence, unto the said Francis Lord Willoughby, That if any Course shall be offered to the Houses for the more expeditious Payment of the said Sum of Three Thousand One Hundred Fifty-seven Pounds, Sixteen Shillings, Eight Pence, that the Houses, will take the same into Consideration, and do thereupon what shall be fitting, for the speedy Satisfaction of the said Francis Lord Willoughby."

Order for 100 Marks for Mr. Barnet.

"Ordered, by the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, That the Sum of One Hundred Marks be paid unto Mr. Nathaniell Barnett, by the Committee at Habberdash'rs Hall, in Satisfaction of the Monies disbursed by him, and of his Pains in bringing up of Mr. Thomas Peters and Lieutenant Colonel Walton."

An Ordinance of the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, for the better explaining and executing the former Ordinances for the Sale of Bishops Lands.

Ordinance to explain the One for Sale of Bishops Lands.

"Whereas, by Ordinance of the Lords and Commons in this present Parliament assembled, made the 16th Day of November, Anno Dom. 1646, among other Instructions for the Contractors in the said Ordinance named, it is Ordained, That the Demesne Lands of the late Archbishops and Bishops shall not be sold under Ten Years Purchase of the full Values they were at in the Year 1641, the same Rule to be observed proportionably in the Sale of Reversions expectant upon Estates for Lives or Years: The said Lords and Commons do hereby Declare and Ordain, That the said full Value upon which the said Contractors shall proceed to Sale shall be according to such Particulars as shall be made and delivered to the said Contractors under the Hand of Henry Elsing, Register in the said Ordinance named; and that such Particulars, so made and delivered to them, shall be a sufficient Justification for them to proceed to Sale accordingly; and further, that the said Register shall cause One faithful, able, and sufficient Clerk, to be attending on the said Contractors at all their Meetings, and to enter all their Orders and Proceedings, and to observe and obey all such Commands and Directions concerning the Premises, as they, or any Six or more of them, shall direct and appoint; and that the said Books of Entries shall remain in the Custody of the said Contractors, or such of them as they or the major Part of them shall appoint: Provided, That no Copies of the said Entries be made, had, or taken, out of the said Books, by any others than the said Register or his Deputy, or the said Clerk, who are to have the Use of them for that Purpose; and that the said Register and his Deputy, and the said Clerk, shall severally and respectively take an Oath before the Trustees, or any Three of them, which they are hereby authorized and required to administer to them accordingly, to execute the said respective Offices and Places, according to the Ordinances and Instructions of both Houses of Parliament in that Behalf made; and not, for any Fear, Favour, Malice, or Reward, to violate the said respective Trusts in them reposed: And whereas, by the afore-recited Ordinance, it is Ordained, That the said Contractors shall receive Two Pence in the Pound for every Sum that shall be paid to the Treasurers upon all and every Contract or Contracts by them made, the said Lords and Commons do hereby Declare and Ordain, That they shall, instead thereof, receive Two Pence in the Pound for all such Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, of the late Archbishops and Bishops, which shall be contracted for and sold by them, according to the Rates for which they shall be sold: And further, the said Lords and Commons do hereby Declare and Ordain, That all such who have advanced and lent Monies upon the afore-recited Ordinance shall be allowed and have all the same Advantages and Benefits, for and concerning any Monies otherwise due unto them by the afore-recited Ordinance, as fully and amply, to all Intents and Purposes whatsoever, as for and concerning any ready Monies lent and advanced upon the said Ordinance."

An Ordinance of the Lords and Commons in Parliament, for the lessening of the Number of Trustees for the Sale of the Bishops Lands.

Ordinance to lessen the Number of Trustees for Sale of Bishops Lands.

Whereas, by virtue of an Ordinance of the Lords and Commons in this present Parliament assembled, made the 9th Day of October, Anno Domini 1646, all Counties Palatine, Honours, Manors, Lordships, Scites, Circuits, Precinots, Castles, Granges, Messuages, Mills, Lands, Tenements, Meadows, Pastures, Parsonages Appropriate, Tithes, Oblations, Obventions, Pensions, Portions of Tithes, Parsonages, Vicarages, Churches, Chapels, Advowsons, Donatives, Nominations, Rights of Patronage and Presentations, Parks, Woods, Rents, Reversions, Services, Annuities, Franchises, Liberties, Privileges, Immunities, Rights of Actions and Entry, Interest, Titles of Entry, Conditions, Commons, Courts, Courts Leet, and Courts Baron, and all other Possessions and Hereditaments whatsoever, with all and every of their Appurtenances, of what Nature or Quality soever they be, which then were, or at any Time within Ten Years before the Beginning of this present Parliament were, belonging to any Archbishop or Bishop, within this Kingdom of England or Dominion of Wales, or which they, or any of them, had, held, and enjoyed, in the Right of their Archbishoprics or Bishoprics, Dignities, Offices, or Places respectively, with all Charters, Deeds, Books of Accompts, Rolls, and other Writings whatsoever concerning the same, belonging unto them, were vested and settled in the real and actual Possession and Seizin of Thomas Adams Alderman then Lord Mayor of the City of London, Sir George Clarke Knight, John Langham Alderman, and John Jones, among others in the said Ordinance named; and also by the said Ordinance, and by other Ordinances since made in Pursuance thereof, or for the explaining or executing thereof, the said Trustees are authorized and required to act and execute divers Acts and Things concerning the Premises: And whereas the said Thomas Adams, Sir George Clarke, John Langham, and John Jones, have humbly desired to be discharged of the said Trust, because they cannot constantly attend and execute the same, by reason of their other necessary Occasions; the said Lords and Commons do hereby Ordain, That the said Thomas Adams, Sir George Clarke, John Langham, and John Jones, and every of them, shall be from henceforth no longer possessed, seised, or interessed, of or in the Premises, or any of them, or any Part or Parcel of them; but that the Seizin, Possession, and Interest thereof, or thereunto, shall be from henceforth wholly and absolutely out of them, and every of them; and that they, and every of them, shall be from henceforth wholly discharged of the said Trusts, to all Intents and Purposes whatsoever; and shall not from henceforth act or execute any Power or Authority, Act or Thing whatsoever, by virtue of the first recited Ordinance, or any other Ordinance or Ordinances aforesaid; and that all and every the Premises, and every Part and Parcel thereof, shall from henceforth be vested and settled, adjudged and deemed to be, and shall be, wholly [ (fn. *) and only] in the real and actual Possession and Seizin of Sir John Wollaston Knight, and the other remaining Trustees whose Names are expressed in the said first-recited Ordinance, and the Survivors and Survivor of them, their Heirs and Assigns, as fully and absolutely, to all Intents and Purposes, as if the said Thomas Adams, Sir George Clarke, John Langham, and John Jones, had not been at all named in the first-recited Ordinance, nor in any other of the said Ordinances, and as if the said Sir John Wollaston and the other remaining Trustees only had been named therein: And the said Sir John Wollaston, and the other remaining Trustees, or any Five or more of them, shall from henceforth act and execute all the Powers and Authorities, Acts, and Things whatsoever, which by the first-recited Ordinance, or any other of the aforesaid Ordinances, are appointed to be acted or executed by all the Trustees named in the first-recited Ordinance, or by any Part of them, in as full and ample Manner, to all Intents and Purposes whatsoever, as all the Trustees named in the first-recited Ordinance, or any Part of them, might and ought to have done; any Thing contained in the first-recited Ordinance, or in any other of the aforesaid Ordinances, to the contrary, in any Wise notwithstanding: And it is further hereby Declared and Ordained, That (fn. †) those the said Sir John Wollaston and the other remaining Trustees, or any Five or more of them, under their Hands and Seals, shall thereunto appoint and authorize, shall have full Power and Authority to let or set for One Year, or less, and so from Year to Year, or less, before the Sale thereof respectively, any of the Premises which are appointed to be sold by any of the said former Ordinances, now being, or which shall be at any Time before the Sale thereof respectively out of Lease, unto such Persons, and in such Manner, whereby the best Profit and Advantage thereof may be made, as they shall think fit; and the Rents and Profits thereof to be disposed in such Manner as in the said former Ordinances is declared, concerning the other Rents, Profits, and Receipts, therein mentioned and contained: Provided always, That such of the said Premises as are grantable by Copy of Court Roll, according to the Custom of any Honour or Manor, and which they have Power to demise as is aforesaid, shall be demised by the Copy of the Court Roll respectively, and not by any Lease at the Common Law: And the said Lords and Commons, taking into their Consideration the Pains and good Service of the said Sir John Wollaston and the other remaining Trustees, for their Encouragement therein, do hereby Ordain, That the said Sir John Wollaston and the other remaining Trustees (except the Three Treasurers and the Comptroller, who have a Salary already allowed to them) shall have and receive the Sum of Two Thousand Pounds; that is to say, One Thousand Pounds thereof at the End of Six Months, to be accounted from the aforesaid 9th Day of October, and the other One Thousand Pounds at the End of Six Months after; which said Sum of Two Thousand Pounds, the aforesaid Treasurers, or any Two of them, are hereby authorized and required to pay accordingly unto them, or to such Person or Persons for them, as they, or the major Part of them, under their Hand-writing, shall appoint, out of such Monies as the said Treasurers shall have received by the Profits or Sale of the Premises; and that the said Sir John Wollaston and the other remaining Trustees (except such as are before excepted), or the major Part of them, shall distribute and dispose of the said Two Thousand Pounds among themselves, by such Proportions, and in such Manner, as they, or the major Part of them, shall think fit.

"Lastly, the Printing of this Ordinance is referred to the Trustees, or the major Part of them."

Letter from the Scots Commissioners to pay 35,000 l. to the Marquis of Argyle, &c. on account of their Losses in the late Troubles.

"For the Right Honnorable the Speaker of the House of Peeres pro Tempore; to be communicated to both Houses of Parliament.

Right Honnorable,

"The Estates of the Parliament of Scotland, takeinge into Consideration the greate Losses sustayned by the Marquesse of Argyle and the Heritors of that Shiredome, in the late Troubles of that Kingdome, have appointed the Summe of Thirty-five Thousand Pounds to be paid to his Lordship and the Heritors of Argyll, out of the First and readyest of the Second Fifty Thousand Pounds of the last 200,000 l. of the 400,000 l. agreed to be paid to the Kingdome of Scotland, in the Articles of Agreement betwixt the Kingdomes, of the 23d of December, 1646: In Pursuance whereof, wee, the Commissioners of the Kingdome of Scotland, doe desire that an Ordinance of both Houses may passe accordingly: And wee the said Commissioners, authorised thereunto by the Parliament of Scotland, doe in their Name agree, that the Acquittance of the Marquesse of Argyll and the Heritors of that Shiredome, or any haveinge Power from them, shall bee a sufficient Discharge to the Kingdome of England of the said Thirty-five Thousand Pounds, Part of the last Two Hundred Thousand Pounds, aforementioned. Wee are

"Your Lordship's

"Most humble Servaunts,

Worcester House, the 6th Febr. 1647.

"Charles Erskine.
Hew Kennedy.
Ro. Barclay."

Ordinance to clear Martin of his Delinquency.

Whereas Joseph Martin, of the City of Exeter, Doctor of Law, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to his Fine of One Hundred Twenty and One 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 for the said Joseph Martin, 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 24th Day of July, 1646, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said Joseph Martin 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 Joseph Martin 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 Joseph Martin shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Moseley, D°.

"Whereas Nicholas Mosely, of The Ancoates, in the County of Lancaster, Gentleman, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to his Fine of an 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 Nicholas Moseley, 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 31th of January, 1645, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said Nicholas Moseley 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 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 Nicholas Moseley 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 Nicholas Moseley shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Randolph and Thomas Road, D°.

"Whereas Randolph Roade, of Roade, in the County of Chester, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to his Fine of Three Hundred and Eighty Pounds, for himself and Thomas Roade his Son, who hath been in Arms against the Parliament, and the said Randolph Roade 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 Randolph and Thomas Roade, for the said Offences, in such Form as is agreed by both Houses for like Offenders, together with a Grant of, and Restitution to them, their Heirs and Assigns, of all the 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 Randolph and Thomas Roade, from the 16th of October, 1646, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said Randolph and Thomas Roade 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 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 Randolph and Thomas Roade 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 Randolph and Thomas Roade shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Thomas and Philip Shapcot, D°.

Whereas Thomas Shapcott, of the City of Exceter, Gentleman, Attorney at Law, and Phillip Shapcott his Son, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to their Fines of (videlicet;) the said Thomas Shapcott to the Fine of Three Hundred Twenty-eight Pounds, and the said Phill. Shapcott to his Fine of Forty Pounds, they 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 Shapcott and Phill. Shapcott, for their said Offences, in such Form as is agreed by both Houses for like Offenders, together with a Grant of, and Restitution to them, their Heirs and Assigns, of all their Lands, Goods, and Chattels, and other Estate for which the said Fines were accepted, according to a Particular thereof made, and entered with the Committee at Gouldsmiths Hall, and of all Mean Profits thereof; (videlicet,) to the said Thomas Shapcott, from the 18th Day of July, 1646; and to the said Phillip Shapcott, from the 17th Day of August, 1646; with an Exception of the Rights or Estates of the said Thomas and Phillip Shapcott 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 and Phillip Shapcott from any further Composition, for any other Lands, Goods, or Chattels, than what are contained in the Particulars aforesaid; and that, in case the said Lands mentioned in the said Particulars were of greater Yearly Values than are therein expressed during Three Years before the Year of our Lord 1640, then the said Thomas and Phillip Shapcott shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Lewins, D°.

"Whereas Lewcian Lewins, of Rush, in the County of Yorke, Gentleman, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to his Fine of an Hundred and Thirty 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 Lewcian Lewins, 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 30th Day of April, 1646, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said Lewcian Lewins 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 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 Lewcian Lewins 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 Lewcian Lewins shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Poole, Croft, Witty, Sumners, Lucas, and Edmunds, D°.

"Whereas Courtney Poole, of Culleton, in the County of Devon, Gentleman; William Craft and Richard Witty, of Thornecombe, in the said County, Gentlemen; Nicholas Sumners, of the City of Exceter, Apothecary; John Lucas, of Axmister, in the County of Devon, Dyer; and George Edmunds, of the City of Exeter, Mercer; have by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to their Fines; of (videlicet) the said Courtney Poole to his Fine of Twenty Pounds, the said William Craft to his Fine of Twenty-five Pounds, the said Richard Witty to his Fine of Thirty-one Pounds, the said Nicholas Sumners to his Fine of Forty-four Pounds, the said George Edmunds to his Fine of Forty-five Pounds; the said Courtney Poole, William Craft, Richard Witty, Nicholas Sumners, and George Edmunds, having been in Arms against the Parliament; and the said John Lucas 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 Courtney Poole, William Craft, Richard Witty, Nicholas Sumners, George Edmunds, and John Lucas, for their said Offences, in such Form as is agreed by both Houses for like Offenders, together with a Grant of, and Restitution to them, their Heirs and Assigns, of all their Lands, Goods, and Chattels, and other Estates for which the said Fines were accepted, according to Particulars thereof made, and entered with the Committee at Gouldsmiths Hall, and of all Mean Profits thereof; (videlicet) to the said Courtney Poole, from the 20th Day of July, 1646; to the said William Craft, from the 18th Day of July, 1646; to the said Nicholas Sumners, from the 18th Day of July, 1646; to the said George Edmunds, from the said 18th Day of July, 1646; and to the said John Lucas, from the 17th Day of July, 1646; with an Exception of the Rights or Estates of the said Courtney Poole, William Craft, Richard Witty, Nicholas Sumners, George Edmunds, and John Lucas, 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 Courtney Poole, William Craft, Richard Witty, Nicholas Sumners, George Edmunds, and John Lucas, from any further Compositions, for any other Lands, Goods, or Chattels, than what are contained in the Particulars aforesaid; and that, in case the said Lands mentioned in the said Particulars were of greater Yearly Values than are therein expressed during Three Years before the Year of our Lord 1640, then the said Courtney Poole, William Craft, Richard Witty, Nicholas Sumners, George Edmunds, and John Lucas, shall pay such further Fines, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Westlidd, D°.

Whereas Phillip Westlidd, of Grimsby, in the County of Lincolne, Gentleman, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to his Fine of Three Hundred Sixty-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 Phillipp Westlidd, 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 Third Day of March, 1645, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said Phillip Westlidd 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 Phillip Westlidd 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 Phillip Westlidd shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Swan, D°.

"Whereas Thomas Swan, of Beverley, in the County of Yorke, Gentleman, hath, by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to his Fine of Three Hundred and Sixty 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 Thomas Swan, 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 Three and Twentieth of February, 1645, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said Thomas Swan 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 Engl'd 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 Swan from a further Composition, for any other Lands, Goods, or Chattels, than what are contained in the Particular [ (fn. *) 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 Swan shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Pennyman Senior, D°.

Whereas James Pennyman, of Ornesby, in the County of Yorke, Esquire, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to his Fine of Twelve Hundred Pounds, 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 Pennyman, 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 James Pennyman, from the 27th Day of April, 1646, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said James Pennyman in or to all Advowsons, 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 James Pennyman from any other 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 Pennyman shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint: And it is further Ordained, by the said Lords and Commons, with the Consent and Agreement of the said James Pennyman, as Part of the said Composition, That Fifty Pounds per Annum shall be from henceforth issued and paid for ever, out of his Impropriate Parsonage and Rectory of Maske, in the County of Yorke, and towards the Maintenance of a learned preaching Minister in the said Chapel or Church of Maske, to be Yearly paid unto the said Minister and his Successors for ever, upon the 25th Day of March and the 29th Day of September in every Year, by equal Portions; and that the said James Pennyman do and shall, within Six Weeks after the Sixth of August, 1646, make a good Conveyance and Assurance in Law of the said Fifty Pounds per Annum to the Minister aforesaid accordingly."

Yarbury, D°.

Whereas Edward Yarbury, of Trowbridge, in the County of Wilts, Gentleman, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to his Fine of an Hundred and Ninety 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 Edward Yarbury, 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 7th Day of January, 1645, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said Edward Yarbury 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 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 Edward Yarbury 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 Edward Yarbury shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Iles, D°.

Whereas John Iles, of Stanwell, in the County of Midd. Gentleman, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted unto his Fine of Two Hundred and Twenty 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 John Iles, for his said Offence, in such Form as shall be agreed by both Houses for the 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; from the First of January, 1645, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said John Isles 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, That this Ordinance, or the said Pardon thereon to be passed, shall not extend to free the said John Iles 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 John Iles shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition for the same, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Maisterson, D°.

Whereas Thomas Maisterson, of Woodford, in the County of Chester, Gentleman, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to his Fine of Six Hundred and Thirty 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 Thomas Maisterson, 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 Day of the Payment of his said Fine, with an Exception of the Right or Estate (fn. *) of the said Thomas Maisterson in or to all Advowsons, Presentations, and Right of Patronage, to any Church or Chapel; which said Pardon, so prepared, [ (fn. †) 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 Maisterson 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 Maisterson shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Hutchinson, D°.

Whereas Michaell Hutchinson, of Leeds, in the County of Yorke, Chapman, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to the Fine of One Hundred Seventy-seven Pounds, Twelve Shillings, 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 Michaell Hutchinson, for his said Offence, in such Form as is agreed by both Houses for the 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 Michaell Hutchinson, from the 9th Day of March, 1646, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said Michaell Hutchinson 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 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 Michaell Hutchinson 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 Values than are therein expressed during Three Years before the Year of our Lord 1640, then the said Michaell Hutchinson shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

James, D°.

Whereas John James, of Lagham, in the County of Suff. Gentleman, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to his Fine of One Hundred and Eighty Pounds, for that he hath been in Arms against the Parliament of England: The Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament do hereby authorize and appoint His Majesty's Solicitor General to prepare a Pardon to the said John James, for his said Offence, in such Form as is agreed by both Houses for the 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 John James, from the One and Twentieth Day of August, 1646, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said John James 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 John James 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 Values than are therein expressed during Three Years before the Year of our Lord 1640, then the said John James shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Roger and William Wyvell, D°.

Whereas Roger Wyvell, of Osgodby, in the County of Yorke, Esquire, and William Wyvell his Son, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to their Fine of Three Hundred Pounds; for that Roger Wyvell the Father forsook his Dwelling-house, and resided in the Enemy's Quarters; the said William his Son was 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 Roger Wyvell and William Wyvell his said Son, for their said Offences, in such Form as is agreed by both Houses for like Offenders, together with a Grant of, and Restitution to them, their Heirs and Assigns, of all their 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 17th Day of March, 1645, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said Roger Wyvell and William Wyvell his Son, 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 (fn. *) William Wyvell and (fn. *) Roger Wyvell his Son 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 Roger Wyvell and William Wyvell his Son shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Bent, D°.

"Whereas Joseph Bent, of Enderby, in the County of Leicester, Esquire, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to his Fine of Two Hundred Pounds, for that he hath been in 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 Joseph Bent, in such Form 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 Joseph Bent 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 Joseph Bent 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 then are therein expressed during Three Years before the Year of our Lord 1640, then the said Joseph Bent shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition for the same, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Pennyman Junior, D°.

Whereas James Pennyman Junior, of Ornesby, in the County of Yorke, Esquire, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to his Fine of Five Hundred Thirty and Seven 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 Pennyman, 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 27th of April, 1646, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said James Pennyman 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 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 James Pennyman 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 Pennyman shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Lamplugh, D°.

Whereas John Lamplugh, of Lamplugh, in the County of Cumberland, Esquire, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to his Fine of Three Hundred and Eighty 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 John Lamplugh, 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 John Lamplugh, from the Day of the Payment of his said Fine, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said John Lamplugh 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 John Lamplugh 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 John Lamplugh shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Roberts, D°.

Whereas William Roberts the Younger, of Sutton Cheyney, in the County of Leicester, Gentleman, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to his Fine of Seven Hundred and Eighty Pounds, he having left his own Dwelling, and resided in the Enemy's Garrisons: The Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament do hereby authorize and appoint His Majesty's Solicitor General to prepare a Pardon to the said William Roberts, 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 21th of July, 1646, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said William Roberts 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 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 William Roberts 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 William Roberts shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Order to put in Execution the Statutes for mending the Highways.

Whereas, by several Acts of Parliament, Provision is made for repairing and amending of the Highways of this Kingdom, whereby such as travel may safely and securely pass to and from one Place of the Kingdom to another without Danger; but, by reason of the Distraction of these unhappy Times, the Care thereof hath been altogether neglected, by which Means most of the said Ways in this Kingdom, and especially the great Road-ways leading unto the City of London, are likely to become unpassable, but with Danger to the Persons of all Travellers, and Loss of their Horse, Coaches, and Waggons: The Lords now assembled in this present Parliament, taking the same into their Consideration, do hereby Order, That the Judges and Justices of Assize, and the Commissioners of Oyer and Terminer and General Gaol Delivery, in their several Circuits, and Justices of Peace in their Sessions, do strictly and carefully put in Execution the said Laws so made for repairing of Highways as aforesaid; and that the said Judges and Justices of Assize, Commissioners of Oyer and Terminer, and General Gaol Delivery, do give the said Acts of Parliament in Charges at the Assizes, in all the Countries where they shall come and keep Assizes."

Order to put in Execution the Statutes against Vagabonds.

The Lords in Parliament assembled taking into their Consideration the Multitude of Beggars, Poor, and Vagabonds, in and about the Cities of London, Westm'r, and in the other Parts of this Kingdom, for Prevention whereof divers Acts of Parliament have been made, as well to punish such Beggars and Vagabonds, as also to provide for Relief of poor People; but, by reason of the unhappy Distractions of these Times, the putting of the Laws into Execution have been altogether neglected: It is therefore Ordered, by the Lords in Parliament assembled, That the Lord Mayor of the City of London for the Time being, and all Judges and Justices of Assize, and Commissioners of Oyer and Terminer and General Gaol Delivery in their several Circuits, and Justices of Peace in their Quarter Sessions, and all other Person or Persons (who are by any Act of Parliament intrusted to see the said Acts put in Execution, and the Poor to be provided for), (fn. *) do strictly and carefully put in Execution all and several the Acts of Parliament, for the Punishment of Beggars, Rogues, and Vagabonds, and for Relief of the Poor; and the said Judges and Justices of Assize in their several Circuits are required to give the said Acts of Parliament in Charge at the Assizes, in all the Countries where they shall come and keep Assize."

Adjourn.

House adjourned till 10a cras.

Footnotes

* Deest in Originali.
* Bis in Originali.
Deest in Originali.
* Bis in Originali.
* Origin. to.
Deest in Originali.
* Sic.
* Origin. so.