House of Commons Journal Volume 5: 19 February 1647

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Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 5, 1646-1648. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.

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Die Veneris, 19 Februarii, 1646.


Forces and Garisons.

ACCORDING to the Order Yesterday made, the House proceeded to the Consideration, How the Forces and Garisons of the Kingdom may be disposed, and provided for.

Message to Lords.

Sir Robert Pye carried to the Lords, for their Concurrence, an Order for Two thousand Pounds, to be paid to Colonel Greves, upon Account, out of Goldsmiths-Hall: An Order for Threescore Twelve Pounds and Elevenpence for Mr. Hodgson, Clerk to the Treasurers of the Four Subsidies, granted 16° Car. Regis, out of the Remainder of the Monies in the Hands of the said Treasurers: The Certificate of the Accounts of the Treasurers for the Four Subsidies, 16° Caroli Regis: The Order concerning Six thousand Pounds, formerly granted to the County of Nottingham out of Goldsmiths-Hall: And was likewise to put the Lords in mind of the Ordinance, for the better Regulating of the University of Oxon.

Forces and Garisons.

The Question being put, Whether there should be a Number of Foot kept up at the Pay of the Kingdom, more than what will be sufficient for the keeping of such Garisons as shall be continued;

The House was divided.

The Yeas went forth.

Sir Arthur Heselrigg, Tellers for the Yea: 148.
Sir Jo. Evelyn of Wiltes, With the Yea,
Mr. Holles, Tellers for the Noe: 158.
Sir Phil. Stapleton, With the Noe,

So that the Question passed with the Negative.

Resolved, &c. That the House do take into Consideration, To-morrow Morning, the first Business. What Garisons shall be continued, and what laid down.