House of Commons Journal Volume 7: 19 September 1659

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: 19 September 1659', in Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 7, 1651-1660, (London, 1802) pp. 780-781. British History Online [accessed 23 April 2024]


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Monday, September 19th, 1659.


COLONEL Thompson reports from the Council of State, That the Parliament will be pleased to declare, What Number of Men, shall be employed in this next Year's Service, at Sea; and what Quantity of Victuals shall be provided: As also, That such a Supply of Monies may be appointed for making the said Provisions, and answering the other pressing Occasions of the Navy, as the Parliament shall think fit.

Ordered, That it be referred to the Council of State, to give Order, That Provision of Victual be forthwith made, for a Number not exceeding Thirty thousand Men, to be employed in the Service of the Fleet, for the next Year.

Customs, &c.

Ordered, That it be referred to a Committee, to bring in a Bill for the Reviving of the several Acts and Ordinances made before the Interruption of the Parliament, touching the Receipts of the Customs and Excise; Viz. unto Mr. Robinson, Col. Harvey, Mr. Solicitor Reynolds, Sir Henry Mildmay, Sir Arthur Hesilrig, Colonel Thompson, Colonel Marten, Lord Whitlock, Mr. Gould, Colonel Morley, Mr. Scott, Colonel White, Major Salwey, Mr. Cawley, Mr. John Goodwin, Mr. Nelthrope, Mr. Love, Alderman Atkin, Mr. Trenchard; or any Three of them: To meet this Afternoon, at Three of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber: And Mr. Robinson is to take care of it.

Army Appointments.

Sir Arthur Hesilrig reports, from the Committee appointed to nominate Commission-Officers, A List of Names of Officers for Colonel George Monck's Regiment of Horse: Which was read; and, upon the Question, approved of; viz.

George Monck, Colonel; John Coventry, Captain-Lieutenant; Philip Wilkinson, Cornet; Tho. Gallant, Quarter-master.

Ralph Knight, Major; George Parke, Lieutenant; Edward Austin, Cornet; Richard Hooker, Quarter-master.

Robert Glynne, Captain; Anthony Nowers, Lieutenant; James Horingold, Cornet; Edward Crispe, Quarter-master.

Tho. Johnson, Captain; John Smith, Lieutenant; Richard Shepheard, Cornet; John Smith, Quarter-master.

Jeremiah Smith, Captain; Peter Wilmot, Lieutenant; Henry Smales, Cornet; Daniel Dalton, Quarter-master.

Tho. Symnell, Captain; Christopher Keymar, Lieutenant; Tho. Roper, Cornet; Wm. Grant, Quarter-master; Tho. Reves, Surgeon.

Letter read.

A Letter from General George Monck, from Dalkeith, of the Thirtieth of August 1659, was read.

Lieut. Urlin.

Ordered, That Lieutenant Walter Urlin be referred to the Committee for nominating Commission-Officers, to prefer him to some Employment in the Army.

Army Appointments.

Sir Arthur Hesilrig reports, Another List of Commission Officers, of Colonel Henry Smith's Regiment of Foot: Which was read, and approved of; viz.

Wm. Browne, Captain-Lieutenant to Colonel Hen. Smith; George Clark, his Ensign.

Edward Mann, Lieutenant to Lieutenant-Colonel Miles Man; Tho. Pennocke, Ensign.

John Saltman, Lieutenant to Major John Hills; Robert Cuthberston, his Ensign.

Henry Cleare, Captain; Tho. Farrant, Lieutenant; Joseph Wells, Ensign.

George Baleman, Captain; John Bowman, Lieutenant; Wm. Laine, Ensign.

Abraham Spooner, Captain; Tho. Smith, Lieutenant; Robert Creake, Ensign.

Edward Esbury, Captain; Robert Beck, Lieutenant; Wm. Read, Ensign.

Anthony Wilkes, Captain; Wm. Wakefield, Lieutenant; George Beekes, Ensign.

Richard Lowry, Captain; John Orton, Lieutenant; Francis Cartwright, Ensign.

Anthony Bee, Captain; James Doggett, Lieutenant; Joseph Morrise, Ensign.

Edward Peirson, Surgeon; Wm. Burneyeates, Quarter-master and Marshal; Wm. Handes, Storekeeper.

He also reports, A List of Names of Commission-Officers of Colonel Fitche's Regiment at Innernes; which he desires may be with him in the Tower: Which Names were read; and, upon the Question, approved of, and agreed unto; viz. Captain Henry Cleare; Captain Abraham Spooner; Captain Richard Lowrey; Captain Anthony Bee; Lieutenant John Orton, Ensign Joseph Morrise:

As also the Names of those that Colonel Fitch desires may go out of the Tower, to supply the said Officers Places at Innernesse: Which Names were read, and approved of; viz. Captain Cordy; Captain Jenings; Captain Sharpe; Captain Foster; Lieutenant Birch; Ensign Leadbeater.

He also reports, Another List of Names of Commission Officers, of Colonel Ralph Cobbett's Regiment: Which was read; and, upon the Question, approved; and agreed upon; viz.

Tho. Woodward, Captain-Lieutenant to Colonel Ralph Cobbett; Jasper Weare, his Ensign.

Tho. Goude, Lieutenant to the Lieutenant-Colonel; Abraham Lucas, his Ensign.

Robert Cobbett, Major; John Holbrooke, Lieutenant; George Reade, Ensign.

Wm. Broadhurst, Captain; Richard Broadhurst, Lieutenant; Richard Browne, Ensign.

Army Appointments.

Roger Jones, Captain; Wm. Kent, Lieutenant; Tho. Bribe, Ensign.

Humphrey Mason, Captain; Robert Morrell, Lieutenant; Timothy Campfeild, Ensign.

Tho. Thompson, Captain; Richard Richbell, Lieutenant; Richard Brandue, Ensign.

Walter Brockett, Captain; Richard Owen, Lieutenant; John Baker, Ensign.

Christopher Hanley, Captain; Thurston Read, Lieutenant; * Gouge, Ensign.

Rice Jones, Captain; Lawrence Edwards, Lieutenant; John Mace, Ensign.

Mr. Marsh, Chaplain; Roger Napkin, Surgeon, Fra. Buttervill, Quarter-master and Marshal.

He also reports, A List of Names of Commission-Officers for Colonel Reade's Regiment of Foot: Which was read; and the several Officers, therein named, approved and agreed unto; viz.

John Streate, Captain Lieutenant to Colonel Tho. Read; Justinian Miniam, Ensign.

John Winthorpe, Lieutenant to Lieutenant-Colonel Clobery; Tho. Tilson, Ensign.

John Watson, Lieutenant to Major Matlow; Samuell Jones, Ensign.

Hugh Gosnall, Captain; Geo. Weston, Lieutenant; Wm. Fleminge, Ensign.

Wm. Yardley, Captain; John Knight, Lieutenant; Wm. Watkins, Ensign.

Miles Meredith, Captain; Francis Cardonos, Lieutenant; Wm. Hughes, Ensign.

Tho. Hunt, Captain; Peter Pike, Lieutenant; Tho. Lloyde, Ensign.

Sylam Calant, Captain; Francis Yong, Lieutenant; Robert Storer, Ensign.

George Everard, Captain; Richard Bayly, Lieutenant; John Curtis, Ensign.

John Frith, Surgeon; Tho. Quarles, Quarter-master and Marshal.

Militia Pay.

Ordered, That the Establishment of Pay for the Militia-Forces, formerly reported from the Council of State, be referred back to the said Council of State; to consider thereof, and to return the same forthwith; and present their Opinion, What they think fit to be done therein for Ease of the Charge of this Commonwealth, to this House; notwithstanding any Votes passed thereupon in this House.

Paper read.

A Paper, with this Title, "To the Parliament of the Commonwealth of England, now sitting at Westminster," was read.