House of Commons Journal Volume 7: 8 September 1653

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

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 7: 8 September 1653', in Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 7, 1651-1660, (London, 1802) pp. 315-316. British History Online [accessed 20 April 2024]


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Thursday, the 8th of September, 1653.

Irish Adventurers.

THE House, according to former Order, resumed the Debate upon the Bill for the speedy and effectual Satisfaction of the Adventurers for Lands in Ireland, &c.

The Clause, beginning with the Word "And," in the 6th Line of the 23d Folio, and ending with the Word "whatsoever," in the 10th Line of the same Folio, being read;

The Question being put, That the Time for Exportation Custom-free, be Three Years;

The House was divided.

The Yeas went forth.

Colonel Cromwell, Tellers for the Yeas: 49.
Sir Robert King, With the Yeas,
Alderman Ireton, Tellers for the Noes: 29.
Captain Howard, With the Noes,

So it was Resolved, That the Time for Exportation, Custom-free, be Three Years.

Resolved, That, instead of the Clause aforesaid, these Words be inserted; viz. "That every Person which shall have any Part of the said Lands, so to be divided and allotted as aforesaid, shall and may export out of England and Wales, any Horses, Mares, Cattle, Sheep, Corn, Materials, Tools, Instruments for Building, and Household-Stuff for the Planting, Improving, and Stocking, of the said Lands, or any Part thereof, at any Time during the Space of Three Years, to be accounted from such Division and Allotment to be made as aforesaid, without paying any Custom, Subsidy or Impost, for the same."

Resolved, That Sheep shall be restrained to certain Ports for Transportation.

Resolved, That this Proviso be inserted at the End of the Clause in the 14th Line, next after the Word, England;" viz. "Provided that such Sheep be transported from one of the Ports hereafter named; that is to say, From Padstow, Barnstable, Ilford-combe, Minhead, Bristoll, Milford-haven, West-Chester, Leverpoole, Whitehaven, Wire, Holyhead, Swanzey, Beaumaris, and from no other Port whatsoever.

Resolved, That these Words, "Horses and Mares," be inserted into the former Proviso.

The Clause beginning with the Word "And," in the 14th Line of the 23d Folio, and ending with the Word "Commonwealth," in the 7th Line of the 24th Folio, being read;

And the Question being put to agree with this Clause, as it stands in the Bill;

The House was divided.

The Yeas went forth.

Colonel Clerk, Tellers for the Yeas: 24.
Sir Gilbert Pickering, With the Yeas,
Mr. Moyer, Tellers for the Noes: 39.
Mr. Barbon, With the Noes,

So it passed with the Negative.

Resolved, That something be offered to the House To-morrow Morning, for settling the Lands formerly appointed for the Lord Broghill.

Resolved, That the like be offered for Lands for Satisfaction of the Money of Colonel Owen Row, according to the Resolution of the Parliament.

And the Bill, being voted by Parts, and amended in several Particulars, at the Table, was, upon the Question, ordered to be ingrossed.

Fee-farm Rents.

The Bill, intituled, An Explanatory Additional Act for the Sale of the remaining Fee-farm Rents, and the Finishing of that whole Affair, was this Day read the Third time; and, upon the Question, passed: And ordered to be printed and published.

Leave of Absence.

Resolved, That Colonel Bingham have Leave to go into the Country.

Resolved, That Mr. Robert Fenwick have Leave to go into the Country for Six Weeks.

Persons discharged from custody.

The humble Petition of the young Men and Apprentices, Prisoners in the Prison of Bridewell, London, was this Day read.

Resolved, That James Brigges, Wm. Trevar, John Blow, and Robert Brook, who were, by Order of Parliament, committed to Bridewell, London, be discharged of their Imprisonment.

Grant to Ld. Broghill.

Ordered, by the Parliament, That the Castle of Blarney, together with Lands of Inheritance, of the clear yearly Value of One thousand Pounds per Annum, out of those Lands, into the Possession of which the Lord Broghill hath been put by the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, by Order of Parliament, by Survey on Oath, be settled upon the Lord of Broghill and his Heirs for ever, as a Mark of the Parliament's Favour to him, for his eminent and faithful Services to the Commonwealth; And the Commissioners of Parliament in Ireland be, and are hereby, impowered and authorized forthwith to cause Lands of that Value to be surveyed upon Oath, and set them forth to, and settle them upon, him and his Heirs, at such a Value as those Lands held, or were set out, in the Year 1640: And this to be also in full Satisfaction of all his Arrears and Demands until the 28th of June 1650.