House of Commons Journal Volume 8: 22 June 1660

Pages 71-72

Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 8, 1660-1667. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.

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Friday, June 22d, 1660.

Person liberated on Security.

ORDEREDThat Major Wm. Burton one of the Twenty excepted Persons, being now in Custody with the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, shall have Liberty to attend his private Occasions; upon his giving Security, before the Serjeant at Arms, to appear and render himself to him, at such time as he shall require the same.

Grant to Gen. Monk.

Resolved, By the and Commons, assembled in Parliament, that Ten thousand Pounds, Part of what remains in Arrear, and unpaid, of the Twenty thousand Pounds conferred by Parliament on the Lord General Monck, be charged on the Act and Ordinance for an Assessment of Seventy Thousand Pounds per Month, for Three Months, commencing the 24th of June, 1660; and be paid in Course to the Lord General Monck, or such as he shall appoint to receive the same, by the Treasurer or Receiver General appointed to receive the said Assessments, out of the Monies which shall come in by virtue of the said Act and Ordinance.

And the Lords Concurrence is desired herein: And Sir Thomas Clergis is to carry it to the Lords.

Ordered, That a Committee be appointed to consider, how the Residue of the Twenty thousand Pounds, conferred on the Lord General Moncke, which is in Arrear, over and above what's paid at the Receipt of Exchequer, and over and above the Ten thousand Pounds charged on the Ordinance for Three Months Assessment, may be raised and satisfied in the surest and speediest Way; and that Serjeant Maynard, Mr. Turner, Mr. Pryn, Sir Thomas Clergis, Colonel Birch, Sir John Clobery, Colonel King, Sir John Northcot, Sir Henage Finch, be the Committee.

Ordered, That the said Committee do, upon their finding out of such Way for paying in the said Residue, inform themselves, what Tallies have been struck in the Exchequer, for any Part of the said Twenty thousand Pounds, and the Money not actually paid; and to consider, how the said Tallies may be discharged and vacated; and report it to the House.

Pardon and Oblivion.

Sir Henage Finch reports some Additions, Omissions, and Alterations, to the Bill of General Pardon and Oblivion, to make the same consistent and congruous with the former Amendments; which were read by him, standing in his Place; and afterwards were read the First and Second time, by the Clerk.

Resolved, That the Time to which the Act of Oblivion shall extend, shall be unto the 24th of June 1660; and that the 29th of May in several Places in the Amendments, be made the 24th of June 1660, accordingly.

A Proviso was tendered to this Bill in these Words; viz.

Provided that this Act, or any thing therein contained, shall not extend to pardon the Arrears of any Farmers, or Tenants of any Rectories or Tythes whatsoever, belonging to any of the Archbishops, Bishops, Deans, and Chapters, or any of the late Hierarchy, which have grown due at any time since the Year 1648, and are yet concealed, and not duly accounted for: Which was read the First time.

Ordered, That Serjeant Maynard, Mr. Swinfin, Sir Henage Finch, Serjeant Hales, Sir John Bowyer, Colonel White, Serjeant Glyn, Mr. Skipwith, or any Three of them, do withdraw, and pen a Proviso, upon the Debate of the House, touching Arrears of impropriate Rectories and Tythes in Tenants Hands; and report it To-morrow Morning.

The Amendments, now reported, with some other Amendments now made at the Table, being put to the Question, were agreed unto.

Ordered, That this Bill, as it is amended, be ingrossed.

Lords agree to Order, &c.

Sir Thomas Clergis brings Answer from the Lords, That the Lords do agree to the Order for charging Ten thousand Pounds of the Arrears of the Twenty thousand Pounds, conferred on the Lord General, upon the Act and Ordinance for an Assessment at Seventy thousand Pounds by the Month, for Three Months.

Wards and Liveries.

Resolved, That the House be resolved into a Grand Committee this Afternoon, at Three of the Clock, upon the Bill for taking away the Court of Wards; and that they meet this Afternoon, at Three of the Clock, accordingly; and that Mr. Speaker do forbear to take the Chair.

Judicial Proceedings.

Ordered, That the Bill for settling of judicial Proceedings, be read To-morrow Morning the First Business.

The Question being put, That the Bill concerning Sales be now read;

The House divided.

The Yeas went forth.

Lord Howard, Tellers for the Yeas: 42.
Alderman Vincent, With the Yeas,
Colonel King, Tellers for the Noes: 108.
Mr. Milborne, With the Noes,

So it passed with the Negative.