House of Lords Journal Volume 10: 27 January 1648

Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 10, 1648-1649. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.

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Anno 23° Caroli Regis, 1647.

DIE Jovis, 27 Januarii.

Mr. Seaman prayed.

Domini præsentes fuerunt:

E. Manchester, Speaker.

E. Kent.
E. Warwicke.
E. Mulgrave.
E. Nottingham.
L. Viscount Say & Seale.
L. North.
L. Mountague.
L. La Warr.
L. Howard.
L. Grey.
L. Dacres.

Ordinance to repair Mesey Hampton Chapel.

An Ordinance was presented to this House, for repairing the Chapel of Mesey Hampton, in the County of Gloucester, and providing a competent Provision for a Minister; and read Twice, and committed to these Lords following:

Comes Warwicke.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Kent.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Nottingham.
L. Viscount Say & Seale.
Ds. Mountagu.
Ds. Grey.

Any Three; to meet when they please.

E. of Pembrooke & al. and Lady Wyld.

Ordered, That the Earl of Pembrooke and others do put in their Answer by Tuesday next, to the Lady Wyld's Petition.

Preacher at the Fast thanked.

Ordered, That Mr. Tho. Goodwin shall have Thanks returned him, for his Sermon Yesterday, and desired to print his Sermon.

West to be instituted to Okeford Shelling.

Ordered, That Doctor Heath shall give Institution and Induction to Richard West Clerk, Master of Arts, to the Rectory of Okeford Shellinge, in the County of Dorsett, void by the Death of Wm. Biston Clerk; salvo Jure cujuscunque: The said Mr. West taking the Covenant, and producing his Presentation thereunto under the Hand and Seal of Sir Rob't Coke, Patron.

Ordinance to suppress Stage Plays.

Resolved, That an Ordinance shall be brought in, for the suppressing of Stage Players and Stage Plays, for Twelve Months.

Preachers at the Fast.

Ordered, That Mr. Marshall and Mr. Sympson are appointed to preach, the next Fast-day, in the Abbey Church at Westm. before the Lords.

Message from the H. C. with an Ordinance; —to send Commissioners to Scotland with Commissioners Names for Wilts;—and for a Conference about the Sheriffs.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Tho. Wroth Knight, &c.; who brought up divers Particulars, wherein they desire their Lordships Concurrence:

1. An Ordinance to pay to the Forces in several Counties the Monies that arise out of those Parts.(Here enter it.)

Agreed to.

2. To desire Concurrence in naming Commissioners to go into Scotland; and desire their Lordships would please to appoint some Members of this House to go likewise.

3. Some Names to be added to the County of Wilts. (Here enter them.)

Agreed to.

4. To desire a Conference, concerning the Matter of the Sheriffs, at such Times as their Lordships shall please to appoint.

Ordered, To give a Conference To-morrow Morning, at Eleven a Clock.

Commissioners to go to Scotland.

Ordered, That this House agrees with the House of Commons, that Mr. Bryan Stapilton, Wm. Ashurst, Rob't Goodwin, and John Birch, Esquires, (fn. 1) do go Commissioners into Scotland; and that this House nominates the Earl of Denbigh and the Earl of Stamford to join with the said Commissioners; that their Lordships be acquainted herewith to know whether it will stand with their present Condition of Affairs to go.

The Answer returned was:

Answer to the H. C.

That this House agrees to the Orders now brought up, and do approve of the Commissioners Names to go into Scotland, and will name some Members of this House to join with them; and that this House appoints a Conference To-morrow Morning, at Eleven of the Clock, upon the Subject-matter desired.

Clamp's Ordinance to be Searcher of Lynn.

The Ordinance for Richard Clampe to be Officer of the Searcher's Place of King's Lynne, was read, and Agreed to; and Ordered to be sent to the House of Commons for their Concurrence.

De Landahola, a Hab. Corp.

Ordered, That a Habeas Corpus be issued out, to bring Ignatio De Landahola forthwith to this Bar, Corpus cum Causa; and that it is referred to the Committee for Foreign Affairs, to consider of it, and take some Course that no Letters of Mart be granted by France, to interrupt the Trade of this Kingdom, which is endeavoured to be procured by La Fita.

Privilege of Peers in Suits.

The Earl of Mulgrave reported what the Committee had drawn up concerning the Privileges of Parliament of such Lords as have deserted the Parliament to be suspended; which was read, and Ordered to be (fn. 2) debated on Wednesday next, (fn. 3) at which Time the Lords are to have Notice to attend the House.

Thompson to be instituted to Bothell.

Ordered, That Dr. Aylett give Institution and Induction unto John Thompson Clerk, Batchelor of Arts, to the Rectory of Bothell, in Com. Northumberland, void by Death of the last Incumbent; salvo Jure cujuscunque: Granted by the Great Seal.

Order to disband Supernumeraries; and for paying the Army, to prevent Free Quarter.

"Ordered, by the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, That the Committee of the Army do forthwith issue Warrants, for Payment of the Army Eight and Twenty Days Pay out of the Monies in the several Counties collected for the Six Months Assessments, as the Army is now dispersed; and do employ the rest of those Assessments to pay and disband the supernumerary Forces; and that the respective Commissioners of such Counties as the Committee for the Army shall or have written unto do, within Fourteen Days, cause the Residue of those Six Months Assessments to be paid into the Treasury at Guildhall, London : And it is further Ordered, That the Committee of the Army do take Care that the Army, after this Month's Pay, be paid out of the succeeding Month's Assessments of the several Counties; and, for this End, all Commissioners are to see the Monies of Three succeeding Months collected, that the Army may be paid therewith, in the several Counties, out of the Money there arising by those succeeding Three Months Assessments, so that Free Quarter be prevented."

Commissioners for Assessments in Wilts.

"Ordered, by the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, That William Eyre and Anthony Hungerford Esquires, William Yarbury of Bromham, Francis Leigh of Bromham, and William Green of Hilcott, Gentlemen, be added to the Commissioners in the County of Wilts, for the Monthly Assessments of Sixty Thousand Pounds in that County."


House adjourned till 10a cras.


  • 1. Origin. to.
  • 2. Origin. abated.
  • 3. Origin. and.