Statutes of the Realm: Volume 5, 1628-80. Originally published by Great Britain Record Commission, s.l, 1819.
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Ordinance for an Assessment of £70,000 recited
c. 2. ante recited; £70,000 for One Month from 29th Sept. 1660 assessed under the same Commissioners (Exception) and by the same Rules, &c. as by the said Ordinance; Commissioners to meet 5th Oct. 1660, and execute Authorities accordingly.
Whereas in the absence of his Majestye an Ordinance of both Houses of Parliament was made entituled An Ordinance of the Lords and Commons for an Assesment of seaventy thousand pounds by the moneth upon England for three moneths for the supply of the present occasions of the Kings Majesty and for and towards the satisfaction of the Armies and Navies to be continued for the defence of this kingdome, and for other the urgent and necessary occasions therof, which said assesment was to continue for three moneths to be accompted from the twenty fourth of June One thousand six hundred and sixty. And whereas it was afterwards enacted by this present Parliament that all and every of the clauses powers and provisoes in the said Ordinance mentioned should be put in [full (fn. 1) ] execution, We your Majestyes loyall and obedient Subjects the Commons in Parliament assembled takeing notice of your Majestyes urgent occasions whilst your Majestyes Revenue stands unsetled, and your just rights and prerogatives in point of tenures and the use of the Court of Wards are forborne and withall acknowledging your Majesties great goodnes to us your subjects in the many gratious Acts passed and other the Messages received this present Parliament Doe pray your Most Excellent Majestye to accept this our present grant of seaventy thousand pounds to be raised and leavyed in the manner following, And that it may be enacted And be it enacted by your most excellent Majestye by and with the advice and consent of the Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled that the summe of threescore and ten thousand pounds for one moneth onely begining from the twenty nineth of September One thousand six hundred and sixty shall be assessed taxed collected leavyed and paid in the severall Countyes Cittyes Burroughs Townes and places within England and Wales and towne of Berwicke upon Tweede according to the severall rates rules and proportions and in such manner and forme and by the same Commissioners (other then such as are disabled by the Act of generall pardon indempnity and oblivion) as in and by the same recited Ordinance are sett downe nominated limited and appointed Which Commissioners shall meete on or before the fifth day of October One thousand six hundred and sixty, and are hereby enabled to use and execute all and every the powers and authorityes as in and by the said Ordinance and Act are mentioned and expressed as fully and amply as if the same rates rules proportions powers and authorityes had beene [p[er]ticulerly (fn. 1) ] inserted in this present Act.
II. The Monies to be paid into the Exchequer 1st Nov. 1660 by Receivers General.
Commissioners to sign and seal Duplicate of Assessments, and certify into the Exchequer with the Names of Receivers General.
And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid that all and every the summes of money charged by this As upon the severall Countyes Cittyes Townes Burroughs and places aforesaid shall be leavyed and raised and paid into his Majestyes receipt of the Exchequer upon or before the first day of November One thousand six hundred and sixty by the severall Receivers Generall that shall be appointed by the said Commissioners, and the said Commissioners or any two or more of them in their respesive Countyes Cittyes Burroughs Townes and Places within England and Wales and the towne of Berwicke upon Tweede are hereby ordered [& required (fn. 1) ] to signe and seale a duplicate of the said assesments and the same before the same first of November to certifie into his Majestyes Court of Exchequer at Westminster together with the names of the respective Receivers Generall who shall be appointed to receive the same.
ITEM quedam petic[i]oes privatas p[er]sonas concernentes in se formam Actus continentes exhibita fuerunt p[re]dco Dño Regi in Parl[ia] p[er]dct qua[rum] tituli subsequuntur viz
1. An Act for naturalizing Peter De la Pierre al[ia]s Peters and John De la Pierre alias Peters.
2. An Act for the necessary maintenance of the Worke of draining the Great Level of the Fenns.
3. An Act for restoreing unto Morough alias Morgan Earle of Inchequin all his Honours Mannours Lands and Tenements in Ireland whereof he was in possession [on (fn. 1) ] the three and twentyeth of October One thousand six hundred forty one, or at any time since.
4. An Act for restoreing unto William Marquesse of Newcastle all his Honours Mannours Lands and Tenements in England whereof he was in possession on the twentyeth day of May One thousand six hundred forty two or at any time since.
5. An Act for the setling of the Priory of Watton and other Lands belonging to the Earle of Winchelsey in the County of Yorke in the hands of Trustees for the payment of debts.
6. An Act for restoreing of Sir George Lane Knight to the possession of the Manours of Rathclive and Lisduff and other Lands in Ireland.
7. An Act for the regulating of the trade of Bay makeing in the Dutchy Bay Hall in Colchester. ( (fn. 2) )
8. An Act for restoreing to Charles Lord Gerrard Baron of Brandon, all his Honours Mannours Lands Tenements and Heredi taments whereof he was in possession on the twentyeth day of May One thousand six hundred forty two or at any time sithence.
9. An Act for restoring of John Lord Culpeper sonne and heirc and sole executor to Thomas Lord Culpeper Baron of Thorsway and Master of the Rolls, deceased, All the Honours Mannours Lands and Tenements Leases not determined and Hereditaments whatsoever whereof the said John Lord Culpeper was in possession on the twentyeth day of May One thousand six hundred forty two, or at any time after, which have not beene since sold, or aliened by the said John late Lord Culpeper by Acts or Assurances to which himselfe was party and consenting.
10. An Act for restoring of the Marquesse of Hertford to the Dukedome of Somerset.
11. An Act for enabling Augustine Skinner and William Skinner to make sale of some Lands for payment of debts.
12. An Act for the incorporating of the Master and Wardens of the Company of Haberdashers London to be Governors of the Free schoole and Alms Houses in Newport in the County of Salop, of the foundation of William Adams, and for setling of Lands and Possessions on them for maintenance thereof and other charitable uses.
13. An Act for the naturalizing of Dorothea Helena Countesse of Derby Wife of the Right Honourable Charles Earle of Derby, and Emilia called Countesse of Ossory, wife of the Right Honourable Thomas Butler called Earle of Ossory sonne and heire apparent of the Right Honourable James Marquesse of Ormond and Earle of Brecknocke, and Margaret Lady Culpeper Wife of the Right Honourable Thomas Lord Culpeper Baron of Thorsway, and the Right Honourable Charles Kirkhoven Lord Wotton and Dame Emilia his sister, children of Katherine Stanhop Countesse of Chesterfeild by John Kirkhoven Lord of Hemflett.
14. An Act for enabling Sir George Booth Baronet to make Leases and Sales of part of his Estate.
15. An Act for restoreing unto James Marquesse of Ormond all his Honours Mannours Lands and Tenements in Ireland whereof he was in possession on the 23th of October 1641 or at any time since.