House of Commons Journal Volume 7: 6 August 1652

Pages 161-162

Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 7, 1651-1660. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.

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Friday, the 6th of August, 1652.


Sheriff of Sussex.

RESOLVED, That Richard Yates, of Warnham, in the County of Sussex, Esquire, be nominated and appointed Sheriff of the said County of Sussex, for the Residue of the Year yet to come, in the Place of Mr. William Palmer, deceased; and that the Lords Commissioners of the Great Seal of England do issue forth a Commission for constituting and appointing of him Sheriff of the said County, for the Residue of this Year, accordingly.

Adventurers for Ireland.

An Act for the speedy and effectual Satisfaction of the Adventurers for Lands in Ireland, and of the Arrears due to the Soldiery, and for the Encouragement of Protestants, to plant and inhabit Ireland, was this Day read the Second time; and, upon the Question, committed unto Mr. Weaver, Colonel Wayte, Major Salwey, Lord Grey, Lieutenant-general Fleetwood, Alderman Allein, Colonel Sidney, Mr. Goodwyn, Mr. Strickland, Mr. Say, Mr. Nevill, Mr. Trenchard, Mr. Challoner, Mr. Holland, Mr. Scott, Colonel Bossevile, Mr. Westrow, Mr. Carey, Mr. Pierepoint, Colonel Marten, Mr. Darly, Mr. Stephens, Mr. Lenthall, or any Five of them; and all that come to have Voices: And the Committee have Power to confer with the Adventurers for Ireland, the Agents for New England, and with any other Persons, as they shall think sit; and with further Power to name Commissioners to be inserted into this Bill: And the Committee are to sit this Afternoon, at Two of Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber: Colonel Sidney and Mr. Weaver are to take care of it.

Ordered, That the Petition of Roger Lord Boyle, Baron of Broughill be referred to this Committee: Who are to consider how One thousand Pounds Land a Year, according to Order of Parliament, may be settled upon the Petitioner, and his Heirs, either by some Provision in this Act, or otherwise.

Adventurers for Ireland.

The Petition of the Adventurers for Lands in Ireland was this Day read.

Ordered, That this Petition be referred to the same Committee, to consider thereof, and what is sit to be done therein; and report their Opinion therein to the House, with this Bill; and to bring in an Act, or Clause in this Act, for settling the same, accordingly, as they shall think sit.

Brereton's Petition.

The humble Petition of Sir William Brereton Baronet, was this Day read.

Ordered, That this Petition be referred to the Committee, to whom the former Act was committed, to take the same into Consideration; and to bring in a Clause in the said Act, for the Relief of Sir Wm. Brereton, if they shall think fit.

Adventurers for Ireland.

Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee, to whom the former Act is committed, to examine the Acts of Parliament, touching the Adventurers for Ireland; and to state the Case, touching the Forfeitures of the Adventurers for Ireland, for not paying in their Monies subscribed; and present the same, with their Opinions therein, to the Parliament.

Serjeant at Arms.

Ordered, That the Serjeant at Arms attending the Parliament, have Leave to go into the Country for his Health; and that Serjeant Middleton do, in his Absence, attend the Service of the Parliament in his room.

Ireland Army Arrears.

An Act for ending and determining the Accompts of such Officers and Soldiers as are, or have been, in the Service of the Parliament in Ireland, was this Day read the First and Second time; and, upon the Question, committed to the former Committee: And that the Committee have Power to bring in Names of Officers, to be named in this Act.

Resolved, That Thomas Herbert Esquire be appointed Register in this Act.

Irish Affairs.

Ordered, That Mr. Scott make the Reports in his Hands, touching Ireland, on Tuesday Morning next, the first Business.

The House, according to former Order, adjourned itself to Tuesday Morning next, Eight of Clock.