December 1652: An Act for an Assessment at the Rate of One hundred and twenty thousand Pounds by the Moneth for Six Moneths...towards the Maintenance of the Armies in England, Ireland and Scotland; as also for the Navy.

Acts and Ordinances of the Interregnum, 1642-1660. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1911.

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'December 1652: An Act for an Assessment at the Rate of One hundred and twenty thousand Pounds by the Moneth for Six Moneths...towards the Maintenance of the Armies in England, Ireland and Scotland; as also for the Navy.', in Acts and Ordinances of the Interregnum, 1642-1660, ed. C H Firth, R S Rait( London, 1911), British History Online https://www.british-history.ac.uk/no-series/acts-ordinances-interregnum/pp653-688 [accessed 24 July 2024].

'December 1652: An Act for an Assessment at the Rate of One hundred and twenty thousand Pounds by the Moneth for Six Moneths...towards the Maintenance of the Armies in England, Ireland and Scotland; as also for the Navy.', in Acts and Ordinances of the Interregnum, 1642-1660. Edited by C H Firth, R S Rait( London, 1911), British History Online, accessed July 24, 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/no-series/acts-ordinances-interregnum/pp653-688.

"December 1652: An Act for an Assessment at the Rate of One hundred and twenty thousand Pounds by the Moneth for Six Moneths...towards the Maintenance of the Armies in England, Ireland and Scotland; as also for the Navy.". Acts and Ordinances of the Interregnum, 1642-1660. Ed. C H Firth, R S Rait(London, 1911), , British History Online. Web. 24 July 2024. https://www.british-history.ac.uk/no-series/acts-ordinances-interregnum/pp653-688.

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December 1652: An Act for an Assessment at the Rate of One hundred and twenty thousand Pounds by the Moneth for Six Moneths, from the Five and twentieth day of December, One thousand six hundred fifty two; to the Four and twentieth day of June next ensuing, towards the Maintenance of the Armies in England, Ireland and Scotland; as also for the Navy.

December 1652

[10 December, 1652.]

Monthly rate of 120,000 l. for six months, for maintenance of Armies and Navy.; Rates on several counties.

Be it Enacted, and it is hereby Enacted and Ordained, That towards the Maintenance of the Armies in England, Ireland and Scotland, and also for the Navy, raised by Authority of Parliament for the Service of this Commonwealth, the sum of One hundred and twenty thousand Pounds by the Moneth for six Moneths, viz. From the five and twentieth day of December, One thousand six hundred fifty and two, to the Four and twentieth day of June next ensuing, Shall be Assessed, Taxed, Collected, Levied and paid in the several Counties, Cities, Towns and places hereafter named respectively, by the several Sums, and according to the Several Rates and Proportions, and in such maner as is hereafter expressed, viz: For every Moneth of the said six Moneths:

Upon the County of Bedford, the sum of One thousand and six hundred pounds.

The county of Berks, the sum of One thousand eight hundred three score and six pounds thirteen shillings and four pence.

The county of Buckingham, the sum of Two thousand two hundred pounds.

The County of Cambridge, the sum of One thousand eight hundred four score and ten pounds.

The Isle of Ely, the sum of Six hundred and thirty pounds.

The County of Chester, the sum of One thousand three hundred and twenty pounds.

The City and county of the city of Chester, the sum of One hundred forty six pounds thirteen shillings and fourpence.

The county of Cornwal, the sum of Two thousand eight hundred pounds.

The county of Cumberland, the sum of One hundred eighty five pounds two shillings and eightpence.

The county of Derby, the sum of One thousand six hundred pounds.

The county of Devon, the sum of Five thousand one hundred forty nine pounds six shillings and eight pence.

The city and county of the City of Exon, the sum of One hundred eighty four pounds.

The county of Dorset, the sum of Two thousand two hundred forty three pounds six shillings and eight pence.

The town and county of Pool, the sum of Twenty three pounds six shillings and eight pence.

The county of Durham, the sum of Two hundred forty six pounds sixteen shillings and ten pence half-peny.

The county of York, with the city and county of the City of York, the sum of Five thousand two hundred and seventeen pounds six shillings and eight pence.

The town and county of Kingston upon Hull, the sum of One hundred and sixteen pounds.

The county of Essex, the sum of Six thousand pounds.

The county of Gloucester, the sum of Two thousand seven hundred eighty eight pounds.

The city and county of the city of Gloucester, the sum of Two hundred seventy eight pounds thirteen shillings and four pence.

The county of Hereford, the sum of Two thousand pounds.

The county of Hertford, the sum of Two thousand four hundred pounds.

The county of Huntington, the sum of One thousand sixty six pounds thirteen shillings and four pence.

The county of Kent, with the city and county of the city of Canterbury the sum of Six thousand two hundred sixty six pounds thirteen shillings and four pence.

The county of Lancaster, the sum of One thousand and six hundred pounds.

The county of Leicester, the sum of One thousand eight hundred three score and six pounds thirteen shillings and four pence.

The county of Lincoln, with the city and county of the city of Lincoln, the sum of Four thousand six hundred three score and six pounds thirteen shillings and four pence.

The city of London, the sum of Eight thousand pounds.

The county of Middlesex, with the City and Liberty of Westminster, the sum of three thousand three score and six pounds thirteen shillings and four pence.

The county of Monmouth, the sum of Eight hundred pounds.

The county of Northampton, the sum of Two thousand four hundred pounds.

The county of Notingham, the sum of One thousand five hundred forty eight pounds and eight shillings.

The town and county of Notingham, the sum of Fifty one pounds and twelve shillings.

The county of Norfolk, the sum of Six thousand two hundred and thirteen pounds six shillings and eight pence.

The city and county of the city of Norwich, the sum of Three hundred and twenty pounds.

The county of Northumberland, the sum of Three hundred and eight pounds eleven shillings peny half peny.

The town of Newcastle, the sum of Fifty six pounds.

The county of Oxon, the sum of One thousand nine hundred thirty three pounds six shillings and eight pence.

The county of Rutland, the sum of Four hundred three score and six pounds thirteen shillings and four pence.

The county of Salop, the sum of Two thousand two hundred three score and six pounds thirteen shillings and four pence.

The county of Stafford, with the city of Litchfield, the sum of One thousand six hundred pounds.

The county of Somerset, the sum of Four thousand six hundred three score and six pounds thirteen shillings and four pence.

The city and county of the city of Bristol, the sum of Two hundred four score and thirteen pounds six shillings and eight pence.

The county of Southampton with the town and county of Southampton, the sum of Three thousand four hundred sixty six pounds thirteen shillings and four pence.

The county of Suffolk, the sum of Six thousand two hundred three score and six pounds thirteen shillings and four pence.

The county of Surrey, the sum of Two thousand six hundred four score and three pounds six shillings and eight pence.

The Borough of Southwark, the sum of Three hundred and sixeen pounds thirteen shillings and four pence.

The county of Sussex, the sum of Three thousand two hundred three score and six pounds thirteen shillings and four pence.

The county of Warwick, with the city and county of the city of Coventry, the sum of Two thousand one hundred thirty three pounds six shillings and eightpence.

The county of Worcester, with the city and county of the city of Worcester, the sum of Two thousand one hundred thirty three pounds six shillings and eightpence.

The county of Wilts, the sum of Three thousand three hundred thirty three pounds six shillings and eight pence.

The county of Westmerland, the sum of One hundred twenty three pounds nine shillings and four pence.

The Isle of Anglesey, the sum of Two hundred thirty two pounds thirteen shillings and four pence.

The county of Brecknock, the sum of Six hundred and twenty pounds.

The county of Cardigan, the sum of Seven hundred and thirty two pounds.

The county of Carmarthen, the sum of Six hundred and four pounds.

The county of Carnarvan, the sum of Three hundred forty six pounds thirteen shillings and four pence.

The county of Denbigh, the sum of Four hundred three score and six pounds thirteen shillings and four pence.

The county of Flint, the sum of Two hundred thirty two pounds thirteen shillings and four pence.

The county of Glamorgan, the sum of Seven hundred four score and six pounds thirteen shillings and four pence.

The county of Merioneth, the sum of Two hundred and thirteen pounds six shillings and eight pence.

The county of Montgomery, the sum of Five hundred and six pounds thirteen shillings and four pence.

The county of Pembrook, the sum of Six hundred four score and sixteen pounds.

The county of Radnor, the sum of Four hundred thirty six pounds.

The Town of Haverford-West, the sum of Three score pounds.

Commissioners names

And be it further Enacted, and it is Enacted by the Authority aforesaid, That the persons hereafter named shall be Commissioners of the several and respective counties, cities, towns and places hereafter named, viz.:

Bedford.

Bedford

For the County of Bedford, Sir Thomas Alston, Bulstrode Whitelock one of the Lords Commissioners of the Great Seal of England; Sir William Boteler, Robert Staunton, Richard Edwards, John Harvey, John Neal, John Okey, Edmund West, Edward Carter, St. John Charnock, Francis Astrey, Edward Osborn, John Cockain, Joseph Barber, John Smith of Dunstable Haughton, Richard Wagstaff, Thomas Wyan, Edmund Wingate, Thomas Bromsal, John Haselden, Esqs; The Maior of Bedford for the time being; Francis Banister Doctor of Physick; John Easton, John Grew, Aldermen of Bedford; Robert Beverley of Bedford, Thomas Arnold, Thomas Field, Robert Tap, John Manley, Thomas Hensman, Henry Eden, John Robinson, Anthony Reynolds, Michael Cook, Richard Launder, Thomas Carter, Henry Gamble, John King, Thomas Vincent, William Pryor, Thomas Baker, John Rush, Francis Wells, Joseph Sayer, Richard Sugar, John Sames, Richard Landy of Statfield, Richard Johnston, Henry Whitebread, John Spencer, Nicholas Johnson, James Noel Gent. Sir William Bryers Knt; Samuel Bedford, Nathanael Taylor, Esqs; Thomas Piggot of Tingrith, Gent. Robert Levet, Gains Squier, John Crook, William Whitebread, John Barber, Esqs; Thomas Christy Gent.

Berks.

Berks.

For the County of Berks, William Lenthal, Esq; Speaker of the Parliament; Henry Marten, Edmund Dunch, John Lenthal, Henry Nevil, Daniel Blagrave, Thomas Hussey, Esqs; Sir George Prat, Sir Seymor Pile, Baronets; Sir John Thorowgood Knight; Humphrey Dolman, William Hide, Samuel Dunch, William Trumbal, Thomas Fettiplace, William Barker, George Purefoy, John Southby, Christopher Whitchcot, Richard Lovelace, Roger Knight, Peter Burningham, Humphrey Edwards, John Blagrave Esqs; Thomas Pain of Lamborne, Esq; George Wooldridge, Alexander Blagrave, Francis Booth of Backham, Edward Jennings, Thomas Moor, Richard Winch, William Strode, Gent. Richard Dew, John Allen of Basledon, Esq; James Stiles, Charls Fettiplace of Uplamborn, John Hanson and William Stepheneson of Abingdon, Gent. Thomas Cox of Stanford, Andrew Keep of Hendred, Nicholas Badcock of Graford, John Collins of Betterton, Gent. The Maior of Abingdon for the time being; The Maior of Reading for the time being, John Harrison Alderman of Reading; James Hern, John Tisdale of Abingdon, John Blackwell the younger Esq; John Boult of Warfield, Philip Weston, Amos Avery, Gent. Major Richard Fincher, Major Arthur Evelin, Robert Lush of Spurshaw Gent. Henry Partridge, Simon Beckley, Thomas Trapham, Edward Keat, Vincent Goddard, Captain Henry Cannon, John Hide Esq; John Loder Gent. Francis Peacock, William Philipson, Edward Painton, John Martin, William Bostock, Gent. and Samuel Wightwick Esq, John Elwes Esq; Mr. — Mills of Hungerford, Richard — Esq; Robert Lee of Binfield Esq; John Knap of Sevinford, Gent.

Buckingham.

Buckingham.

For the County of Buckingham, Sir Peter Temple Knight and Baronet; Sir Richard Pigot, Edmund West, George Fleetwood, Esqs; Major General Philip Skippon, Sir Richard Ingoldsby, Sir William Andrews; Knts; Bulstrode Whitlock one of the Lords Commissioners of the Great Seal of England, John Dormer, Richard Ingoldsby, Thomas Scot, Symon Main, Cornelius Holland, Isaac Pennington, Thomas Challoner, Thomas Saunders, Robert Lovet, Rains Low, Richard Greenvile, John Norbury, Henry Beak, Anthony Radcliff, Richard Baldwyn, Richard Sergeant, Christopher Egleton, James Challoner, Roger Brewer, Anthony Carpenter, Francis Ingoldsby, Thomas Duncomb of Broughton, Bret Norton, William Foscot, William Scot, William Hawkins, Francis Russel, John Deverel, William Theed, Thomas Ligoe, William Hill, Thomas Theed, Robert Aldridge, Henry Gould, Symon Bennet, Edmund Denton, George Baldwyn, John Stacy, William Grange of St. Leonards, John Green, Toby Terril, Christopher Hen, Henry Whitebread, Thomas White junior, Thomas Gower, Robert Stiles of Chall, junior; The Bayliff of Buckingham for the time being, Edmund Petty, Alexander Crook, Lieutenant Colonel John Biscoe, Captain William Style.

Cambridge.

Cambridge.

For the County of Cambridge, Oliver Cromwel, Captain General of the Army, William Leman, Francis Russel, Thomas Ducket, Robert Castle, Michael Daulton, Dudley Pope, Thomas Bendish, John Welbore, Edward Clench, Edward Leeds, William Janes, Esqs, John Raven, Joseph Eversden, John Chynner, Gent. Henry Pickering, James Thompson, George Pike, Roger Rant senior, Robert Hamond Esqs; Sir Thomas Willis Baronet; Richard Howlet, Gent. Killiphet Russel, John Barns Senior, Gent. Mr. Fawtrey of Hoggindon.

For the town of Cambridge, The Mayor for the time being, John Lowrey, Richard Timbs, Samuel Splading, Thomas French, Alderman Robson, John Sadler, Thomas Buck, John Crane, Esqs; Alexander Akehurst, Robert West, James Blackley, John Barns. Gent. Thomas Tifford, Richard Mendham, William Bryan.

Ely.

Ely.

For the Isle of Ely, Sir Miles Sandis, Oliver Cromwel Captain General of the Army, George Clapthorn, Joseph Hubbert, Thomas Marsh, Thomas Fincham, Richard Stains, Tristram Dimond, Thomas Castle, William Leman, Esqs; John Baris Gent. Samuel Warner Esq; John Towers, Everard Buckworth, Barnabas Moyse, Francis Underwood, Esqs; John Thurlo, Gregory Gawsel, Robert Hampson, Baldwyn Arthur, John Walker, Thomas Culpeper, Esqs; John Turner Gent. Richard Harrison, William Edwards, John Cole, Thomas Fowler.

Chester.

Chester.

For the county of Chester, John Bradshaw Sergt at Law, and Chief Justice of Chester, Peter Warburton one of the Justices of the Common Pleas, Sir George Booth Knight and Baronet; Henry Brooks, Thomas Standley, Robert Duckenfield, Thomas Manwaring, Thomas Marbury, John Lee of Booth, Ralph Ardern, Edward Hide, John Crewe, Roger Walbraham, Jonathan Brewen, Peter Dutton, Henry Birkenhead, Thomas Brereton, James Loutham, Henry Bradshaw de Marble junior, Edward Gleg, William Tucket, Robert Venables, John Lightborn, John Millington, Gilbert Garrard, Henry Green, John Bradshaw, Thomas Aldersey, Richard Wright, Richard Egerton, John Whitworth, Peter Brook, Esqs; Colonel Thomas Croxton, Mr. Robert Greg.

City of Chester.

City of Chester.

For the city and county of the city of Chester, The Maior pro tempore, John Radcliff, Edward Bradshaw, Calven Bruen, Richard Leicester, Randolph Hulm Alderman: Peter Leigh, John Whittle, Samuel Buck, Christopher Blays, Thomas Aldersey, William Crompton Alderman; Robert Greg, Thomas Parnel, Gent. Jonathan Brewen, Henry Birkenhead Esqs; George Manley, Thomas Brown, Matthew Ellis, Captain William Wright of the City of Chester.

Cornwal.

Cornwall.

For the county of Cornwal, Hugh Buscowen, John Moyl, Richard, Erisey, John Disborow, James Erisey, Esqs; Robert Bennet, Anthony Rowse, Francis Langdon, Samuel Keckwitch, John Jago, Gent. Richard Carter, Leonard Treis, Esqs; The Maior of Truro for the time being; William Hicks Gent. Charls Boscowen Esq; Henry Courtney Gent. John Penrose, Christopher Worthival, Edward Elliot, John Bawden, Peter Ceeley, Gent. Thomas Waddon, Major Blackmore, John Carew, Robert Roll, John Gregor, Richard Lob, Andrew Trevil, Tristram Astcot, John Lampen, Stephen Trevil of Rame, Humphrey Lower Esqs; John Chatty, Thomas Flamock of Guendon, Gent. Jacob Daniel Merchant, Peter Keck: witch, Roger Porter, Samuel Keckwitch, Richard Lovis, Esqs; Philip Lower Gent. John Baron of Treludick junior, Gent. Peter Jolliff Esq; John Menheir, Thomas Penwarden, Alexander Penhellick of Helston, John Richards, William Hender, Richard Lynam, John Barret.

Cumberland.

Cumberland.

For the county of Cumberland, Phillip Lord Wharton, Sir Henry Vane senior, Knight; Sir William Armyn, Sir Arthur Hesilrige Baronet; Sir Wilfrid Lawson, Sir John Hippisley, Sir Henry Vane unior, Knights; Richard Tolnson, Francis Allen, Esqs; Charls Haward, Robert Fenwick, William Brisco, John Barwis, Thomas Lamplugh, Henry Tolson, John Skelton, Miles Halton, Thomas Curwyn senior, Thomas Cholmley Gent. Colonel Thomas Fitch, Thomas Christo Gent. Captain Studhalm, Thomas Langhorn, Edward Winter, William Mawson, Robert Hutton, John Stoddart, John Crosthwait.

Derby.

Derby.

For the county of Derby, Sir Francis Burdet, Sir Edward Cook, Baronets; Sir Edward Leech, Sir Samuel Sleigh, Knights; German Pool, John Gell, John Munday, Christopher Horton, Nathanael Hallowes, Thomas Saunders, Randal Ashenhurst, Lionel Fanshaw, Francis Revil, Anthony Morewood, James Abney, William Woolley; Robert Ear, William Bage, William Savil, Edward Peg, Edward Gill, Nicholas Willimot, Edward Charlton, Ralph Clark, Robert Mellot, Gervas Bennet, Nathanael Barton, John Spateman, Edward Manlove, Samuel Taylor, Esqs; Edward Large, Thomas Sleigh, Thomas Ford, Aldermen, John Jackson, Robert Colchet, Robert Hope, Robert Greenwood, Gent. Hugh Bateman Esq; Richard Dale of Moniash, Gent. The Maior of Derby for the time being, Evesby Dormer Esquire.

Devon.

Devon.

For the county of Devon, Edmund Prideaux, Esq; Attorney General for the State, Robert Roll, Colonel John Disborrow, William Fry, Arthur Upton, Gregory Clement, Esqs; Christopher Savery, Henry Pollexfen, John Bear, Arthur Fortescue, Richard Foxworthy, Francis Rowse, John Roll, Philip Crocker, Christopher Marten, Esqs; John Mallack of Axmouth, Philip Skippon, John Barton, Thomas Boon, John Champneys, William Morris, Philip Francis, Justinian Peard, Christopher Ceeley, Richard Evans, Timothy Alsop, Joseph Hunkin, John Marshal, Matthew Heal, John Drake of Ash, William Bastard, Christopher Wood, William Fowel, Thomas Drake of Winscomb, Esqs; John Yeo, Hugh Fortescue, Hugh Trevillian, Peter Speccot, John Willacomb, Nicholas Roop, John Carew, John Terling, William Put, Henry Worth, Edmund Ascot, Maurice Roll, William Woolcomb, Esqs, Walter Sturt, Richard Pearse, Gent. Servington Savery, Esq; John Roe of Crediton, John Pearse of Beach, James Pearse of Exon, Edward Ford, Gent. Andrew Pollexfen, Esq; William Nottle of Barnstable, Richard Cole of Meath, Robert Hatch, William Berry, Esqs; John Blagden, Laurence Wheeler, William Barns, John Budley of Dartmouth, John Searl, Robert Duke, of Otterton, Nicholas Row, Mr. Cholwich of Chudley, John Fortescue of Buckland, James Eresey, Henry Cruse, John Whichehalfe, Robert Dillon, William Venner, James Fortescue, John Quick, Rouland Widdon, Thomas Saunders, John Rider of Heal, John Fountain, John Elford, Esqs; Thomas Pyne Gent. Thomas Reynold, Francis Glanfield, Josias Calmady, Robert Crockham, Esqs; William Drew, John Role of Brickton, Richard Duck, Charls Vaughan, Esqs; The Maior of Plymouth for the time being, the Maior of Dartmouth for the time being, the Maior of Barnstable for the time being; Edmond Fowel, Henry Walters, Esqs; Sir John Yong Knight; Hugh Canworthy of Bampton, Shilston Calmady, Francis Glanvile, Henry Walter, George Trobridge, Esqs; Lieutenant General Monk, Henry Hatsel.

Exon.

Exeter.

For the city and county of the city of Exon, Richard Saunders, Richard Sweet, Christopher Clark junior; James Marshal, Thomas Westlock Gent. The Maior of Exon for the time being; Edward Prideaux Esquire, Recorder; John Hackwel, Adam Bennet, Richard Crossing, John Lovering, Richard Evans, Nicholas Brooking, Ralph Harman, John Cooper, Master Thomas Ford Merchant; Master John Doon, Major James Pierce, Master Henry Prig, Major Thomas Saunders.

Dorset.

Dorset.

For the county of Dorset, William Earl of Salisbury, Edmund Prideaux Esq; Attorney General; John Broun, John Trenchard, Dennis Bond, Roger Hill, John Bingham, William Sydenham junior, Esqs; Sir Anthony Ashley Cooper, Sir Gerrard Napper, Baronets; Henry Hastings, John Fitzjames of Lewson, John Strode of Chaunte Marnel, John Still, John Tregonwel, John Hanham, Henry Henley, William Hussey, John Whiteway, Roger Clavel, William Sidenham, senior, Christopher Earl, Elias Bond, Richard Bury, Anthony Ellesdon, Thomas Gallop, John Mintern of Batcomb, Edward Thornhil, Walter Foy, John Squib, John Arthur, James Dewey, Edward Butler, John Gould of Upway, Robert Pollam, John Every, Esqs; John Eyre of Reynscomb, Edward Chick, John Lea of Bridport, Francis Devenish of Gillingham, Richard Laurence of Steepleton, John Jay of Hemsworth, Philip Stansby, James Gould, and John Bushrod of Dorchester, Richard Scovil, John Manyford of Long-Burton, William White of Hellamland, George Pley of Melcomb, John Hardy of Compton, Humphrey Bailey of Nether-Cern, John Whetcomb of Sherborn junior, James Mew of Candel, James Baker, John Dammer, Gentlemen.

Pool.

Pool.

For the town and county of Pool, John Bingham Esq; Auran Durel, Haviland Healey, John Mealmouth, George Scut junior, Edward Taylor, John Power, Gent, John Rede Esq; William Williams, Richard Dolbury.

Durham.

Durham

For the county of Durham, Sir Henry Vane senior, Sir Arthur Hesilrige, Sir William Smith, Baronets; Sir Henry Vane junior, Sir George Vane, Charls Vane, Sir Thomas Widdrington Knight, Serjeant at Law; George Fenwick, Francis Wren, Clement Fulthorp, James Clavering, Henry Warmouth, Robert Delaval, Anthony Shudforth, Cuthbert Pepper Esqs; Thomas Hesilrige, Colonel Francis Hacker, Colonel Robert Lilburn, Captain Robert Hutton, William Vane, Esqs; Lieutenant Colonel Paul Hobson, John Middleton, Edward Calston.

York.

York.

For the County of York, Thomas Lord Fairfax, Sir John Danvers, Sir William Strickland, Sir William Constable, Baronets; Sir Richard Darley, Sir John Bourchier, Sir William Allenson, Sir Thomas Norcliff, John Wastel, Henry Darley, Esqs; Luke Robinson, Walter Strickland, Francis Lassels, Rich: Ethrington, Thomas Chaloner, James Chaloner, Goerge Marwood, Ralph Rimer, Robert Waters, George Ewer, Arthur Noel, Esqs; the Bayliff of Scarborough, the Aldermen of Richmond pro tempore; William Weddal, John Worsley, Esqs; Matthew Beckwith, William Thornton, of Newton, Henry Hall of Lilling, Christopher Percehay, Esqs; Sir Thomas Maleverer, Baronet; John Hewley, John Bright, Lieutenant Colonel Spencer, Sir John Savil, Henry Arthington, George Byard, William White, Esqs; Thomas Stockdale, Charls Fairfax, Thomas Dickenson, William Armitage, John Clayton, John Stanhope, John Ward, Esqs; The Aldermen of Rippon, John Savil of Meadley, Henry Westby, Sir Edward Roads Knight; Sir Robert Barwick, John Oddingsels, John Geldart, John Ashton, Matthew Allured, Esqs; Sir Francis Bointon, Henry St. Quinton Esq; Francis Thorp one of the Barons of the Exchequer; John Anlaby, Richard Darley, James Nelthrop, Joseph Micklethwait, Christopher Ridley, John Stillington, Richard Robinson, Robert Overton, Peter Vavasor, Hugh Bethel junior, Edmund Wingate, Charls Fenwick, Philip Saltmarsh, William Sikes, Durant Hotham, Esqs; Sir Thomas Widdrington Knight, Serjeant at Law; Charls Howard Esq; John Pierson of Seterington, Gent. Alexander Johnson, Sir Richard Hawkesworth Knight; Walter Hawkesworth, John Ashton, John Stanhope Esqs, John Copeley of Doncaster, William Armitage. Esqs; The Maior of Beverley for the time being, Mr. Thomas Hudson Alderman; Thomas Styring Esq; Mr. — Belton of Southlove.

York City.

York City

For the city and county of the city of York, The Lord Mayor for the time being, Thomas Lord Fairfax, Sir Thomas Widdrington, Knight, Serjeant at Law and Recorder; Sir William Allenson, Luke Robinson Esq; Colonel William White, Henry Thompson, John Geldhard, Stephen Watson, Thomas Dickenson, Robert Horner, Leonard Thompson, William Taylor, William Metcalf, James Brook, Christopher Topham, Paul Beal, Thomas Newark of Akeham, Gent. John Swail of Akeham Gent. Captain Swain, Mr. Joseph Slinger, Mr. John Penrose, Mr. Goodwyn of the Minster Yard, Josias Micklethwait of York Esq; William Ramsden, of the city of York, Alderman.

Kingston-upon-Hull.

Kingston-upon-Hull

For the town and county of Kingston upon Hull, William Lister Esq. Recorder; Sir Henry Vane junior Knight; Thomas Rayks, John Barnard, Henry Barnard, Nicholas Denman, William Popple, William Dobson, William Peck, Aldermen; Joseph Blades, Colonel Robert Overton, John Anlaby, Esq; Lieutenant Colonel Salmon, Mr. Lancelot Roper, William Rayks Alderman, Cuthbert Prestwood, Richard Wood, John Rogers, James Shepheard, Laurence Scortreth, John Harrison, John Gayton of Kerk Elvelagh, William Cissen, Francis Duick, John Bachouse, Christopher Bacon, Gent.

Essex.

Essex.

For the county of Essex, Oliver Cromwel Captain General of the Parliament Forces, Sir John Barrington Knight and Baronet; Sir William Masham, Sir Richard Everard, Baronets; Sir Henry Hamond Knt. and Baronet, Sir Henry Mildmay of Wansted Knight; Sir William Row; Sir Thomas Honywood, Sir Robert Kemp Knights; William Masham, Nathanael Rich, Timothy Middleton, Henry Mildmay of Graces, Edward Birkhead, Oliver Raymond, Dean Tindal, Gobert Barrington, Robert Smith, Thomas Cook of Chesil, Carey Mildmay, Richard Harlackenden, John Eldred, Robert Born, John Mead, John Eaden, Thomas Clapton, Arthur Barnardiston, Isaac Allen of Haseley, George Thompson, Augustine Garland, Thomas Cook of Pedmarsh, John Hare, Joachim Matthews, Peter Whitcomb, John Brook, junior; John Sparrow, Henry Wiseman, Henry Barrington. Thomas Ayloff, Francis Stonehard, Samuel Freeborn, Esqs; John Watkins, John Langley of Colchester, John Sorrel, William Turner of Wimbeck, Jeremiah Aylet, William Collard, Robert Crane, Robert Calthrop, John Alleston, William Harlackenden, John Thorowgood of Walden, Thomas Talcot, Samuel Plum, Gent. Francis Williamson of Walden, John Fenning, Thomas Aylet, Robert Maidstone, John Brewster, John Guy, Christopher Muschamp, Dionysius Wakering, Humphrey Edwards, Anthony Mildmay, Richard Cuts, Esqs; Sir Thomas Bows Knight; Tobias Cage, Thomas Manby, Esqs; Charls Pots, Nathanael Wright, John Symonds, Christopher Earl, Dudley Templar and Richard Pepis, Esqs; Anthony Luther, Henry Wollaston, Esqs; Sir John Thorowgood Knight; John Sparrow the younger, John Traford Esquire.

Colchester.

Colchester.

For the town of Colchester, The Maior for the time being; Arthur Barnardiston Recorder; Henry Barrington, Thomas Wade, John Langley, Ralph Harrison, John Furley, Thomas Laurence, William Cook, William Vickars, John Radhams, Richard Green Aldermen; Abraham Barrington, Thomas Talcot.

Glocester.

Glocester.

For the County of Glocester, Sir Giles Overbury, Sir John Horton, Knights; Sir William Constable Baronet; Nathanael Stephens, Edward Popham, Abraham Burrel, Esqs; John Lenthal, William Leigh, Thomas Overbury, Anthony Clifford, Thomas Hodges, John Stephens, Thomas Pury the elder, William Brown, William Shepheard, Richard Stephens, Robert Oldisworth, Thomas Estcourt, John Coddrington, William Stafford, Anthony Kingscot, John Kite, Thomas Chamberlain, Richard Ailworth, Robert Kirl, William Cook, Thomas James, John Dorney, Esqs; Stephen Fowler, Thomas Pury the younger; Richard Yate, John Brain, Thomas Ailway, John Barnard, Jeremiah Buck, Gent. John How, Samuel Coddrington, Samuel Shepheard, John Coxwel, Matthew Huntley, John Clark, Esqs; Giles Hancocks, Andrew Sollace, Thomas Osborn, Matthew Herbert, Thomas Rawlins. Mark Grime, Esqs; Edward King, Edmund Freeman, Thomas Deacon, Thomas Clutterbuck, John Oates, John Took, Esq; John Gearing, William Bouchier, Robert Pledwel, Silvanus Wood, William Selwin, John Winter, George Raymond, William Hopton, Thomas Morse, Edward Fust, Esqs.

Glocester City.

Gloucester City.

For the city and county of the city of Glocester, The Mayor for the time being; William Lenthal, Esq; Speaker of the Parliament and Recorder of the said City. John Lenthal Esq; William Singleton, Jasper Clutterbuck, William Capel, Thomas Pury the Elder, Esq; Thomas Hill, Dennis Wise, Luke Nurse, Laurence Singleton, John Maddox, Anthony Edwards, Alderman. The Sheriff and the Town Clerk of the said City for the time being; Henry Cugley, James Stephens, Aldermen; Thomas Pury the younger, Gent. John Wade Esquire.

Hereford.

Hereford.

For the county of Hereford, Sir John Kid Baronet, Sir John Bridges Baronet; Sir Richard Hopton knight, Thomas Harrison, William Littleton, Robert Kirl, Thomas Baskervile, Job Charlton, Silvanus Taylor, Richard Hopton, John Flacket, Ambrose Elton junior; Richard Reed, John Birch, Thomas Rawlins, John James, Francis Pember, Henry Williams, John Cholmley, Thomas Cook, Richard Dolphin, Ruddal Guilling, John Herring, Isaac Steward, John Scudamore, Esqs; Richard Niccolets, Miles Hill, Francis Hall of Ledby Gent. Wroth Rogers, Stephen Winthrop, Esqs; Robert Higgins, Walter Merrick, Charls Durley, Gent. William Row, Roger Lechmore, Bennet Hoskins, Robert Minors, John Wancklin of Luston, John Patshal of Leominster, Thomas French Esquires.

City of Hereford.

City of Hereford.

For the city of Hereford, The Maior for the time being, Thomas Seaborn, Dr. Hartford, Mr — Cooper, Miles Hill, Mr. Philpots Alderman; Dr. Boswood, John Hill, Thomas Holms, Gentlemen, Thomas Rawlins, Silas Tayler, Giles Saunders, Benjamin Mason, Walter Wall, Richard Hide, Thomas French Esqs.

Hertford.

Hertford.

For the county of Hertford, William Earl of Salisbury, Charls Viscount Cranborn, Robert Cecil Esq; Sir Richard Lucy knight and Baronet; John Rede, Brocket Spencer, Esqs; Sir John Whiterong, Sir William Row, Knights; William Leman, Thomas Took Esqrs; John King, Doctor in Physick; Alexander Wilde, Thomas Keightley, Gravely Norton, Alban Cox, Isaac Puller, Thomas Dockery, Henry Scobell, Esqs; The Maior of Hertford for the time being; John Marsh, Thomas Mead, William Dangs, Joseph Daulton, John Pemberton, Roger Pemberton, John Kensey, William Field, Thomas Big of Laurence-end; Nathanael Yong, William Plummer, Thomas Niccols, John Barber, Toby Combs, — Wolley de Hatfield Hall, William Beaumont, Daniel Niccols, Henry March, William Eels, George Banister, Thomas Sadler of Preston, — Hobson, John Grub, Thomas Grinnel Senior, Esqs; Captain William Gardner, John Brograve, Francis Steward, Edmund Page, William Turner, William Hickman, Richard Combs, Esqs; Captain Rance, William Foxwist, Edmund Smith, Robert Wolley, Augustine Wingfield, Justinian Paget, John Lane, Esqs.

St. Albans.

St. Albans.

For the town of St. Albans, The Maior for the time being, William Foxwist Recorder; John King Doctor of Physick, William Leman, John Robotham, John Pemberton, Roger Pemberton, John Grub, Alban Cox, John Marsh, William Hickman, Captain Rance, William Beaumont Esq.

Huntington.

Huntington.

For the county of Huntington, Oliver Cromwel Captain General of the Army, Sir William Armyn Knight and Baronet, Edward Mountague, Onslow Winch, Valentine Walton, Abraham Burrel, John Castle, Thomas Carter, Nicholas Pedley, William Leman, Stephen Phesant, Griffith Lloyd, Esqs; Robert Bernard Serjeant at Law; John Simcots Doctor of Physick; Robert Harvey, Robert Vinter, William Drury, Gervas Fulwood, Gent.

Kent.

Kent.

For the county of Kent, William Lord Viscount Monson, Sir Thomas Stile, Sir Michael Livesey, Baronets; Sir Henry Vane senior, Sir Henry Vane junior, Sir Nicholas Miller, Knights; Augustine Skinner, Augustine Garland, Richard Beal, William James, George Duke, Richard Amhurst, William Skinner, Lambert Godfrey, Andrew Broughton, Algernon Sidney, Esqs; Nathaniel Rich, Henry Honywood, John Dixwel, Robert Hales, William Read, Miles Temple, George Selby, Esqs; Sir Edward Gilborn, Sir Peter Godfrey, Knights, Sir Henry Heyman Baronet; Edward Stacey, Anthony Samuel, Gent. Thomas Westrow, Thomas Scot, Robert Scot, Edward Scot junior, Thomas Broadnax, James Temple, John Holland of Deptford, John Nut, Esqs; Philip Lord Viscount Lisle, Sir Thomas Walsingham Knight; Ralph Weldon, Thomas Blunt, John Twisleton, George Thompson, William Say, Edward Ash, John Parker, John Goldwel, John Selliard, John Polhill, Richard Parker, Henry Joals, Peter Pet, Peter Buck, Charls Bowls, Robert Wivel, Thomas Wivel, Thomas Foach, Richard Bate, William Lancaster, Peter Heyman, Esqs; Sir John Roberts Knight, Thomas Monins, John Boyse of Betshanger, Thomas Plummer senior, Thomas Plummer junior; George Jackson, George Cadwel, John Finch, William Kenrick, Esqs; Mark Hildesley, John Holloway, Michael Belk, John Osborn, Peter Godfrey, Thomas St. Nicholas, Timothy Rumney, Gent, John Blackwel senior, Richard Dean, William Palmer of Bromley, Esqs; Sir Robert Honywood the younger, Knight; John Nailer, John Worth, Esqs; Sir Thomas Rivers of Chafford Baronet; Henry Wyat, Edward Rivers, Esqs; The Maior of Dover for the time being; Francis Butcher, Gent. Robert Gibbon, Edward Finch of Tenterden, Esq; Francis Rumney, Whittingham Wood Esq; Mr. Martin Pike.

Canterbury.

Canterbury.

For the City of Canterbury, The Maior for the time being; Sir John Roberts knight; Thomas Den, Recorder; John Nut, Thomas Scot Esq; Thomas Monins Esq; Mr. Bridges, Mr. Lea, Mr. Lade, Aldermen; Whittingham Wood, Robert Gibbon, Esquires.

Lancaster.

Lancashire.

For the County of Lancaster, Sir Thomas Stanley Baronet; Gilbert Ireland, Robert Cunliff, Esqs; Adam Sands Gent. Edward Holbrook Esq, Edmund Werden, William Shaw, Gent. Jerejah Aspinwal, Edward Aspinwal, Esqs; Richard Ashton, Peter Bould, John Starkey, Richard Sandish, Thomas Birch, George Pigot, Robert Maudesley, Esqs; Thomas Cubhan, Gent. Peter Cutterel, John Livesey, John Norel, Esqs; John Halstead, Gent; John Atherton, Sevil Radcliff, John Hartley, Thomas Fell Esqs; William Rawlinson Gent. George Tonluson, Richard Haworth, William West, Esqs; William Knipe, Esq; William Williamson, Gent. Alexander Barlow, Peter Brook, John Sawrey, Hugh Cooper, Esqs; Edward Stockley Gent. John Gilliam, Ralph Worthington, Edmund Hopwood, John Fox, Henry Wrigley, Esqs; William Patten Gent. Richard Shuttleworth Esq.

Leicester.

Leicester.

For the county of Leicester, William Lord Viscount Monson, Thomas Lord Grey of Grooby, Arthur Staveley, Theophilus Grey, Esqs; Sir Arthur Hesilrige Baronet, Sir Thomas Hartop, Sir Roger Smith, Henry Danvers, Peter Temple, Henry Smith, Francis Hacker, Thomas Beaumont, William Danvers, John Stafford, Thomas Pochin, John Goodman, John Swinfen, William Banbridge, William Hartop, William Stanley, John Prat, Esqs; Edward Cradock, Alderman of Leicester; Thomas Banister, Thomas Charnelx, Esqs; Thomas Wayt and Henry Markham, Esqs.

Lincoln.

Lincoln.

For the County of Lincoln, William Lord Viscount Monson, Francis Pierrepont, Esq; Sir William Armyn, Sir John Brownlow, Sir William Brownlow, Sir Richard Earl, Baronets, Sir Henry Vane junior, Knight; John Wray, Thomas Grantham, William Wray, Edward Rossiter, Thomas Lister, Thomas Copledike, Henry Massingberd, John Buck, Christopher Wray, Edmund Ellis, William Ellis, Dreyner Massingberd, John Weaver, Alexander Emerson, William Woolley, Humphrey Walcot, John Tigh, John Harrington, William Hobson, John Wilsby, Samuel Cust, Francis Mussenden, Thomas Trolop, Thomas Hall, Richard Bryan, Edward Skinner, William Thompson, William Welby, Edmund Syler, Wyat Perkins, Edward Tilson, Richard Filkin, Michael Munckton, John Disney, John Whiting, Thomas Tooley, Nehemiah Rawson, Thomas Rand, William Dowman, Jeremiah Cole, Robert Christopher, Thomas Johnson, William Lister, Theophilus Harnes, John Barnard, Samuel Clyat, Thomas Rossiter, Leonard Brown, Nicholas Roe, Robert Camock, James Langton, William Harvey, Thomas Johnson, Thomas Welby, John Baldgey, Richard Cust, Charls Hussey, Bevercoats Cornwallis, Stephen Mason, John Coney, Esqs; The Maior of Boston for the time being, the Maior of Grimsby, and the Aldermen of Stamford for the time being; Robert Stone, Robert Yarborow, Esqs; William Palmer, George Wynne Esquire.

City of Lincoln.

City of Lincoln.

For the City and County of the City of Lincoln, The Maior for the time being; Thomas Grantham, Thomas Lister, Esqs; Robert Marshal, William Marshal, William Goodknap, George Bracebridge, Edward Emis, Richard Ward, Original Peart, Aldermen; William White, Citizen.

London.

London.

For the city of London, The Lord Maior and the several Aldermen in and for the respective Wards of the city of London for the time being; Francis Allen, Esq; Edmond Harvey, Owen Roe, Maurice Gething, John Goodwyn, John Strange, Tho: Arnold, Nathanael Campfield, Edward Ash Esqs; Matthew Shepheard, John Langley, Samuel Mozer, Daniel Taylor, Richard Gibs, Thomas Hussey senior, Richard Shute, James Russel, Hogan Howel, Walter Booth by, Alexander Jones, Francis Crofts, Gent. George Coney, John Stone, John Adams, Deputy; Richard Hutchinson Deputy; Michael Reyner, Colonel William Underwood, Thomas Allen, Robert Russel, Martin Brown, Henry Coles, Richard Garford Deputy, Colonel John Bellamy, Robert Winch, Thomas Stean, Richard Ashurst, John Allein Deputy, William Steel Esq; Recorder; Nathan Wright, Richard Downs, James Man, George Almery, Gent. Slingsby Bethel, Deputy; John Blackwel the Elder Esq; Thomas Lechmere, Samuel Micoe, Merchant; Joachim Matthews Esq; John Holloway Deputy; John Barkstead Lieutenant of the Tower of London.

Middlesex.

Middlesex.

For the county of Middlesex, William Lenthal Speaker of the Parliament; George Earl of Desmont; William Lord Viscount Monson, John Wilde, Lord Chief Baron of the Court of the Publique Exchequer; Sir Henry Vane, senior Knight; Sir Edward Barkham Baronet; Sir Thomas Fowler, Sir Richard Sprignal, Sir William Masham, Sir John Trevor, Sir John Danvers, Sir John Hippesley, Sir William Roberts, Sir James Harrington, Knights; Sir Edward Powel Baronet, John Barkstead, Lieutenant of the Tower of London, Sir John Wollaston, Knight, Alderman of the City of London; William Masham Esq, Robert Wallop, Carew Raghley, Major General Philip Skippon, John Downs, Henry Nevil Esqs; James Chaloner, Edmund Harvey, William Methwould, James Rowley, Francis Allen, William Bosvile, Esqs; Colonel Ralph Harrison, Laurence Whiteacre, Thomas Lister, John Hucksley, John Trenchard, Nicholas Love, John Morrice, Richard Downton, Thomas Lane, Philip Smith, Robert Hales, Edward Birkhead, Thomas Hamond, John Okey, Esqs; Joseph Alston, Robert Spelman, Humphrey Edwards, Justinian Paget, Thomas Faulkenberge, George Manley, William Northey, William Hawkins, William Barns, Stephen Bourman, Edward Martin, Gent; Silvanus Taylor, James Porcal, Isaac Pennington Alderman of London, William Leman Esq; William Jones, Edward Carter, Solomon Smith, Daniel Proctor, Josias Barners, James Hawley, Thomas Hubbert, John Hunsden, Christopher Hill of Enfield, John Brown of Twickenham, Thomas Chaloner, Esqs; Maurice Thompson, George Cooper, John Waterton, Henry Scobell, Vincent Potter, Henry Middleton, Esqs; Gilbert Barrel, William Powel of Fulham, John Norbury, Joseph Clark, Esqs Sir William Brownlow, Sir John Thorowgood of Clarkenwel; John Hooker, Clement Vernon, Isaac Needham, Clement Oxenbridge, Matthew Herbert, James Chaloner, Jervase Elwys, Esqs; Dr. Parker, Sir John Thorowgood of Kensington, Francis Clark Gent. Henry Massingberd Esq; David Murrey, Charls Hope, Gent. Isaac Jones, Edwin Rich, Esqs; Thomas Noel Alderman of London, Thomas Marsh Esq; Sir Anthony Ashley Cooper Knight and Baronet; Michael Holman of Whitton, John Throckmorton Gent. Thomas Cary, Thomas Sandy, Richard Watson, Lionel Robinson, Thomas Hoskins, Samuel Warner, Esqs; Lieutenant Colonel John Bisco, Mr. Robert Nelson, Edward Cary, Robert Keilway, Esqs; one of the Masters of the Chancery; William Lisle; Keilway Guidot, Gent. and John Baldwyn Esquire.

Westminster.

Westminster.

For the City and Liberty of Westminster; William Lord Viscount Monson, Sir Henry Vane senior Knight, Sir William Masham, Sir John Trevor, Sir John Thorowgood, Sir James Harrington, Sir John Danvers, Knights; Sir Edward Powel Baronet, Sir John Hippesley knight; Humphrey Edwards, John Trenchard, William Masham, Nicholas Love, Michael Oldisworth, Thomas Lister, Laurence Whitaker, Esqs; John Brown, Edward Birkhead, George Manley, Thomas Herbert, Thomas Faulkenberge, Henry Middleton, Esqs; William Hawkins Gent, Stephen Bowman, Edward Martin, Silvanus Taylor, John Okey Esqs; James Porcal, Arthur Squib junior, Edward Dendy, Edward Carter, John Hocker, Esqs; William Green, George Merifield, Henry Field, William Barns, Sir William Brownlow, Sir John Thorowgood of Clarkenwel, Henry Scobel, Lieutenant Colonel Crompton, John Hook, Edmund Edlin, John Cooper, Samuel Whightwick, Ralph Darnal, John Baldwyn, Edwyn Rich, Dennis Bond, Nathanael Hallows, Arthur Samuel, Trasey Paunsfoot, John Harrison, William Say, Samuel Blagrave, John Downs, Isaac Jones, Thomas Darlin, John Clendon, George Green, Samuel Jones, Esqs; Ralph Hall, John Honer, Esq; Sir Thomas Hewet Knight; Robert Nelson, William Bossevile, Esqs; John Throckmorton Gent. Edward Cary, John Jackson, Esqs; Keilway Guidot Gent.

Monmouth.

Monmouth.

For the county of Monmouth, Thomas Morgan, Henry Herbert, William Jones, Edmund Morgan, John Walter, Christopher Catchmay, Edward Herbert, Roger Williams, Rice Williams, Robert Jones, William Packer, William Bethlin, John Nicholas, Thomas Hughes, John Parry, Henry Baker, Thomas Williams, Roger Oats, James Prichard, Walter Morgan, John Menheir, Esquires.

Northampton.

Northampton.

For the county of Northampton, William Lord Viscount Monson, Thomas Lord Grey of Grooby, Edward Lord Mountague of Boulton, Sir John Dryden Baronet; William Dryden, Thomas Brooks of Great Okeley, William Lord Fitzwilliams, Erasmus Dryden, John Norton, Thomas Pentlow, John Cleypool senior; John Cleypool junior, John Clark Serjeant at Law, Mr. Bletsoe, George Benson, Edward Harby, Mr. Mansil, Edward Farmer, Sir Edward Nicholas Baronet, John Thornton, Thomas Elms, Robert Andrews, Esqs; Sir John Danvers, Robert Wallop Esquire; Sir Gilbert Pickering, Sir Peter Wentworth Knight of the Bath; Henry Pickering, Sir Richard Samuel Esqs; Sir Richard Samuel Knight; Sir John Norwich Baronet; John Parker Sergeant-at-Law; William Ward Esq, Gent. Henry Henson, John Carthwright of Ayno, Mr. Bletzo, Philip Holman, John Barnard, Francis Quarls junior Gent. Henry Freeman, George Clark, Henry Barkley of Daintrey, Esqs; Daniel Reading, Major William Leyfield, Nathaniel Humphreys, Humphrey Orm junior, Esqs; Mr. — Gosford, Mr. John Rushworth, Mr. — Sergeant, Mr. — Whaley, Francis Arundel Esq; Francis Rushworth, Laurence Wollason Mayor of Northampton.

Notingham.

Notingham.

For the county of Notingham, William Pierrepont, Francis Pierrepont, Esqs; Sir Edward Wortley knight; John Hutchinson, Gervas Piggot, Gilbert Millington, Joseph Widmerpool, Charls White, Clement Spilman, John Martin, Robert Rains, Esqs; John Mason, Gent. Edward Aiscough, Edward Nevil, Henry Sacheverel, William Whightman, John Oddingsels, Esqs; Rouland Somersal Gent. Samuel Bowls, Francis Bland, Michael Bret, Richard Coppindale of Newark, Stephen Coe, William Carthwright, Esqs; Captain John Blackwel Senior, Thomas Charlton, John Gregory, Esqs.; Thomas Poulton, James Lane, William Booth, John Lees, Gent. The Bayliff of Eastretford for the time being.

Villa Notingham.

Town of Nottingham.

For the county of the town of Notingham, The Maior for the time being; Francis Pierrepont, Gilbert Millington, Esqs; Huntington Plumtree Doctor of Physick; John James Alderman; Charls White, John Gregory, Gentlemen; Thomas Poulton, John Martin, Esquires; William Richards Alderman; Alderman Drury, Thomas Gamble, and William Dring, Aldermen.

Norfolk.

Norfolk.

For the county of Norfolk, Sir Thomas Woodhouse Knight and Baronet; Sir John Hubbard, Sir Wiliiam Paston, Sir Richard Barney, Baronets; Isaac Astley Esq; Sir Ralph Hare, Baronet; Sir Valentine Peel, Sir William Doily, Sir Thomas Guibon, Sir Thomas Gawdey, Sir Edward Ashley, Thomas Hogen, Esq; Sir George Windham knight; William Heveningham, Charls Fleetwood Lieutenant General; John Cook, Erasmus Earl Serjeant at Law; Miles Corbet, Robert Wood, Thomas Windham, Thomas Atkins, John Buxton, Robert Brewster, Gregory Gawsel, Philip Skippon, Philip Beddingfield, John Haughton, James Scambler, John Walpool, Robert Walpool, Edward Chamberlain, Thomas Russel, Robert Wilton, Robert Jermy, Thomas Weld, Thomas Southerton, Esqs; Sir Horace Townsend, Baronet; Robert Shepheard, Edward Hayward, Thomas Wright, Robert Long, John Web, James De Grey Esqs; John Remis, Henry King, Gent. Valen tine Worton, Edward Gaudey, Martin Sedley, George Hunt, Toby Fryer, Simon Smith, John Beckham, Esqs; Thomas Toll of Lyn Alderman; Gabriel Barber Doctor of Physick; Charls-George Cock; Thomas Lincoln of Thetford, Gent. The Mayor of Lyn for the time being; The Bayliffs of Yarmouth for the time being; John May Alderman of Lyn, Thomas Utber, Esquire; Bartholomew Warner, Thomas Nelson, Edward Robinson, Nathaniel Maxey, Thomas Green, Thomas Gooch, Isaac Preston, John Basset, John Syms, Robert Calthrop, James Astwood, Jonas Scot, Joshua Green, Alderman of Lyn, Thomas Spenceby, Thomas Toll senior, Thomas Sprignal, Esqs; Edmund Bourman, Thomas Weld, John Gulson, John Rawley, John Sedley, Esqs; Richard Harvy, Robert Doughty, Francis Walker, Samuel Puckle, Thomas Lucas of Yar mouth, Gentleman; Lieutenant Colonel Underwood, Thomas Crane, Brampton Gurdon Esquires; William Bunton, John Carter, Thomas Read, Thomas Bendish, Gent. Robert Panel, Robert Suckling, Robert Woods junior, William Cook of Boorm, Esqs; John Lawrence, Ralph Wolmer, William Steward, Roger Harper, Samuel Prentis, Nicholas Salter, Thomas Sherriff, John Milner, Richard Brown, John Balliston, Thomas Garret, Thomas Ket, Edward Ward Esq; Lieutenant Colonel Denny, Major Neave, Guibon Goddard, John Pell Esqs; Edmond Cob Esq; Edmund Cremer Esq; Robert Paynel Esq; Edward Denham Esquire; Edward Denny Esq; Luke Constable, Martin Hastings.

Norwich.

Norwich.

For the city and county of the city of Norwich, The Maior for the time being, Erasmus Earl Sergeant at Law, Recorder, CharlsGeorge Cock Esq: Steward; Thomas Atkin Esq; Alderman of London, Adrian Parmenter, Henry Wats, Edmund Bourman, John Railey, Thomas Barret, Barnard Church, William Barnham Esq, Alderman of Norwich, The Sheriff for the time being; Doctor Gabriel Barber, Henry King, Robert Pagnel Esqs; Samuel Puckle, William Symond, Thomas Toft, Richard Wenman, John Cory, Robert Allen, William Davy, Thomas Ashwel, Richard Bateman, John Salter, John Man, Giles Wood, John Andrews, Thomas Johnson, Nicholas Pointer, William Took, Aldermen; Thomas Garret Gent. Robert Pagnel Esq; Charls Fleetwood Lieutenant General; John Knights, Richard Get, George Stuart, Nicholas Salter, John Everard, Gent. John Toft.

Northumberland.

Northumberland.

For the County of Northumberland, Sir Arthur Hesilrige Baronet; Sir John Fenwick, knight and Baronet, Sir Thomas Widdrington Knight, Serjeant at Law; Sir William Selby, William Fenwick, Ralph Delaval, George Fenwick, William Shafto, Henry Ogle, John Hall, Edward Fenwick, Luke Killingworth, Henry Horsley, Richard Foster Esqs; John Ogle of Kerley, Charls Howard. Robert Midford, Henry Haseley, John Salkeild, Charls Middleton Esquires.

Newcastle.

Newcastle.

For the Town of Newcastle, Sir Arthur Hesilrige Baronet, George Fenwick, Mark Shafto, Esqs; Henry Dawson, Thomas Legard, George Dawson, Aldermen; Henry Rawlins, Robert Yong, Gent. The Maior of Newcastle for the time being; Thomas Bewick, Esquire; Ralph Grey Merchant, Master Thomas Bonner Alderman; Master Christopher Nicholson Alderman, Master William John Alderman; Master Peter Sanderson and Mr. William Car, Merchants.

Oxon.

Oxfordshire.

For the county of Oxon, William Lenthal Esq; Speaker of the Parliament; Bulstrode Whitlock Sergeant at Law, and one of the Lords Commissioners of the Great Seal of England; Sir John Danvers Knight; Sir Peter Wentworth Knight of the Bath; Sir James Harrington, Sir Thomas Read, Sir Francis Norris, Knights. Edmund Dunch, Thomas Tipping, Henry Marten, Esqs; Robert Jenkinson, Edmund Goodier, John Lenthal, Edmund Lenthal, William Cope, Charls Fleetwood, Robert Scroop, Bartholomew Hall Esq; Attorney of the Dutchy, Vincent Barry, John Cartwright, Adrian Scroop, William Wheat, Edward Dixon, William Draper, Arthur Evelin, Esqs, William Tipping, Thomas Appletree, — Griffith of Bloxham, Thomas Hales, Thomas Knight, Gabriel Beck, Robert Hales, George Low, Henry Goodwyn, Rodolph Warcup junior, Walter Elwood, Richard Ingoldsby, Thomas Kelsey, Henry Smith Maior of the City for the time being; Edmund Fettiplace Esq; William Bartholomew, William Sprig Gent, Edward Ash Esq; John Carey of Ditchley, Robert Standard, Edward Twyford, Thomas Hinton, Lancelot Granger, Henry Martin of Moor, John Crisp, John Cartwright, John Wilmore, William Goodwyn, Nicholas Harman, William Woodward of Stratton-Audley, John Gerrard, Sir Thomas Peniston, John Taverner Esq; Edmund Symen of Perton, John Keat, — Bingham of Cave-end, William Barker, Thomas Parsons, Robert Warcup, Samuel Warcup, Esqs; George Greenwood, George Enosh, Gent.

City of Oxon.

City of Oxford.

For the city of Oxon, The Maior for the time being, Lieutenant Colonel Kelsey, Bartholomew Hall Esq; Attorney of the Dutchy, Alderman Southam, Alderman Nixon, Mr. Cave, Mr. Sprig, Mr. Matthew Langley, Mr. Thomas Berry, Mr. Thomas Wicks, Mr. George Potter, Mr. Thomas Dennis, Mr. John Lamb, Mr. James Pennel, Mr. Richard Phillips.

Rutland.

Rutland.

For the county of Rutland, Thomas Lord Grey of Grooby, Sir Edward Harrington, Sir James Harrington Knights; Evers Armyn, Thomas Wait, John Weaver, John Osborn, Christopher Brown, Robert Horsman, Edward Horsman, John Hatcher, John Green Esquires; William Busby, Everard Falkner, Richard Halford, Peter Tryon, Esquires; Roger Dale, Benjamin Norton, Samuel Barkers Esquires; Bennet Lord Sherrard, Philip Sherard, Andrew Burton, Esquires.

Salop.

Salop.

For the county of Salop, William Pierrepont Esquire; Sir John Corbet Knight and Baronet; Sir Humphrey Brigs Knight and Baronet; Robert Wallop Esquire; Thomas Milton, Humphrey Mackworth, Thomas Nichols, Robert Corbet, Andrew Lloyd, Henry Mildmay Esquires; Harcourt Leighton, William Littleton. Samuel Moor, Thomas Ketleby, Humphrey Edwards, John Corbet, Job Charlton, Creswel Taylor, Edward Whitchcot, Lancelot Lee, William Childe Doctor of the Law; Thomas Moor, Thomas Baker, Roger Evans Esqs; Thomas Gardner, Richard Harris, Henry Powel, John Prowd, Owen George, William King, William Botterel, William Brian, Samuel Swannick, Michael Stephens, Gentlemen; Samuel Sandford, Richard Yong of Alderton, John Griffith of Oswoldstree, Thomas Edwards of Kilhenery; Thomas Kynaston of Ryton, Gentlemen; Richard Cressent of Cund Esquire; Edward Cresset, Charls Langford, John Alston of Ludlow, William Crown, William Jucks, Charls Bennion, Mr. Langley, Mr. Huxley, Mr. Thomas Hays of Shrewsbury, Symon Edwards, Esqs; Francis Harris Gent. Jeremiah Powel Gent. John Harris of Cracton, Samuel Kynaston, Thomas Harris of Prescot, Gent. Thomas Mack worth Esq; John Chetwood of Okeley Esq; Richard Smith of Ness, Master Brayn of Whixal, George Barker of Coleshurst Gent. Edward Heneage, John Downs, The Maior of Shrewsbury for the time being.

Stafford.

Staffordshire.

For the county of Stafford, Sir William Brereton Baronet, John Harwood of Scourton, Thomas Crompton, Matthew Morton, Edward Manwaring, Henry Stone, John Chetwood, Richard Flyer, Richard Pyot, George Bellot of Uttoxeter, Timothy Edge of Horton, Thomas Gent of Leek, John Goring of Croxton Abbey, William Turton of Aldersway, Thomas Hadghead of Mildwigh, Thomas Folley, Edward Danvers of Berry-hill, Thomas Cornwallis of Ettinsals, William Bagot, Thomas Andrews, William Jolley, Daniel Watson, Edward Ashenhurst, Esquires; Master Edward Short of Meaford, Master Henry Wilson of Gayton, Sir John Wyrley, Thomas Whitgrave, Master Young of Charns, Francis Eld, Francis Cumberford, Esquires, Master Normaney.

Litchfield.

Litchfield.

For the city and county of Litchfield, The Commissioners appointed for the County of Stafford; The Bayliffs of the City for the time being; Master Saxon, Master Minors, Master Mot.

Somerset.

Somerset.

For the county of Somerset, Alexander Popham, John Ash, Thomas Bamfield, James Ash, John Buckland, John Hipsley, William Current, John Harrington junior, Richard Jones, James Cottington, John Lock, John Carey, Peter Runnion, Esqs; George Millard, Henry Plumley, Thomas Mead, Robert Morgan, George Stidman, Gent. Lislebone Long Esq; Henry Albon, Thomas Allen, John Gush, Thomas Wrentmore, Gent. Sir Thomas Wroth, John Pyne, Roger Hill of Pounsford, Esqs; George Lutterel, George Searl, John Preston, Giles Strangways, Henry Bonner, Jonathan Pits, Thomas English, Alexander Pym, Thomas Siddersin, Thomas Gorges, Edward Ceeley, Esquires; Henry Mintern Gentleman; John Timberfield, William Doble, Thomas Nicholas, Richard Bonnet, Humphrey Blake, Gentlemen; George Sampson, junior, Henry Bonner junior, William Ceeley, John Gorges, Thomas Wrentmore, John Rowsel, John Gay, Edward Sealey of Bridgewater, Richard Musgrave, Esquires; William Bacon, Thomas Court, Gentlemen, William Cole Esquire; Edmund Green, William Blanchard of Kathrene, Esquire; John Mereweather, Matthew Clift, Alderman of Bath, John Pierce Alderman, John Parker Alderman.

Bristol.

Bristol.

For the city and county of the City of Bristol, The Maior for the time being; The Sheriffs for the time being, Richard Aldworth Alderman, Robert Aldworth, Luke Hodges, John Haggat, Edward Tyson Esquires; James Powel, Denis Hollister, Gentlemen; Richard Vickris, William Can, Aldermen; Jonathan Blackwel, Miles Jackson, Hugh Brown, George Lane, Henry Gibbs, Boulstrode Whilock one of the Lords Commissioners of the Great Seal, Recorder, Sir Henry Vane junior, Knight; Joseph Jackson, Jeremy Holwey, Nehemiah Collins.

Bath.

Bath.

For the City of Bath, The Maior for the time being; John Big, John Parker, Walter Chapman, John Pierce, Richard Ducey, Aldermen.

Southampton.

Southampton.

For the county of Southampton, and the Town and County thereof and Isle of Wight, Oliver Cromwel Captain General of the Parliament Forces; John Lisle Esq, one of the Lords Commissioners of the Great Seal of England; Sir Henry Worsley, Sir Henry Mildmay, Sir Thomas Jervoice, Sir Richard Kingsmill, Knights; Robert Wallop, Robert Whitehead, Richard Norton, Richard Cromwel, Robert Reynolds, William Sydenham, Nicholas Love, Francis Allen, John St. Barb, William Jephson, John Kemp, Thomas Jervoice, John Wolveridge, John Fielder, Francis Tilney, Richard Major, John Dove, Thomas Hussey, Thomas Bettisworth, Francis Rivet, Richard Moor, Thomas Creswel, William Pit, William Wither senior; John Hook, Thomas Cool, John Hildesley, Richard Sohn, William Stephens, William Collins, John Pitman, Henry Bromfield, Alexander Wilson, Esqs; Nathanael Whetham, Edward Heys, Thomas Gale, Richard Cob, John Barkstead, Edward Hooper, Thomas Clark, John Trot, John Faulkoner, George Wither of Hall; William Wither junior, John Worledge; The Maior of Winchester; the Maior of Southampton, Edward Exton, Robert Wroth, William Stanbey, Peter Legay, Daniel Hersent, Thomas Mason, Peter Seal. William Pinhorn, Henry Ward, Robert Richbel, Mr. Harn, James Chaplin, Charls Fleetwood Esq; Sir Robert Dillington, Baronet; Sir John Dingley Knight, Sir John Leigh Knight, Edward Dennis, Robert Dillington, William Bourman, John Richards, Richard Lucy, William Oglander, Esqs; Thomas Leg, Thomas Wavel, Gent. William Newland Maior of Newport, George Searl, John Oglander, John Chatfield, Peter Ridge, Thomas Juning, Gent.

Suffolk.

Suffolk.

For the county of Suffolk, Leicester Lord Viscount Hereford, Sir William Spring, Sir Buts Bacon, Baronets; Sir Thomas Beddingfield, Sir Nathanael Barnardiston, Knights; Willing Hevingham, Henry North senior, Nicholas Bacon, Charls Fleetwood, Maurice Barrow Isaac Appleton, Henry North junior, John Gurdon, Robert Brewster, Thomas Bacon, Nathanael Bacon, Francis Bacon, William Blois, Thomas Bloss, Thomas Terrel, Robert Gurdon, Thomas Waldgrave, John Cotton, Thomas Cole, Thomas Kerridge, Richard Pepis, Edmond Harvey, Gibson Lucas, Theophilus Vaughan, James Hubbert, Francis Brewster, Alexander Bence, Thomas Gib of Bury, Giles Barnardiston, Samuel Fawether, John Brandling, Robert Wright, Humphrey Brewster, Humphrey Moseley, Barnaby Bawtel, Daniel Clench, Anthony Barry, Robert Duncon, Peter Fisher, Jacob Caley, Samuel Moody, John Clark of Bury, Thomas Chaplin, Augustine Plumstead, Gentlemen. Mr. Richardson of Hadley senior, James Harvey, Robert Dove, Gentlemen, Sir William Soam, Sir Philip Parker, John Groom, Mr. Vesey junior of Hinckleson, Francis Brewster junior, Thomas Edger, John Base, Thomas Ireton, Esqs; John Fisk Gent. William Gibbs, Joseph Brand, Herbert Pelham, Esqs; Robert Sparrow, Major Westrop, Samuel Ward Gent. Waldgrave Pelham, William Brand, Gent. Sir Thomas Barnardiston, Master Barker of Skipton, Lionel Holl Esqs; John Fothergil, John Moody Gent. James Palmer Esq; James Calthrop, Philip Howard the elder, Gent.

Ipswich.

Ipswich.

For the town of Ipswich, The Bayliffs for the time being; Nathanael Bacon, Recorder; Francis Bacon, John Brandling Esqs; Robert Duncon, Peter Fisher, Emanuel Sorrel, Jacob Caley, Gent.

Bury St. Edmunds.

Bury St. Edmunds.

For Bury St. Edmunds, The Aldermen for the time being; Thomas Chaplin, Samuel Moody, John Clerk, Miles Burrows, Gent.

Aldburgh.

Aldburgh.

For Aldburgh, The Bayliffs for the time being; Francis Bacon Esq; Recorder; Thomas Johnson, John Bence, Henry Cheany and Thomas Gibs.

Surrey.

Surrey.

For the County of Surrey, William Lord Viscount Monson, Benjamin Weston Esq.; Sir William Armyn, Sir Michael Livesey, Sir William Brereton, Baronets, Sir Richard Onslow, Sir Matthew Brand, Sir Robert Wood, Sir John Dingley, Sir Richard Bettison, Sir Thomas Walsingham, Sir Thomas Jervoice, Sir John Lenthal, Sir Tho: Evelin, Sir George Askew, Cornelius Holland, Robert Goodwyn, George Farwel, John Goodwyn, Lancelot Johnson, George Withers Nicholas Love, Robert Titchburn, John Corbet, Thomas Scot, George Thompson, Rouland Wilson senior, Humphrey Edwards, Purbeck Temple, John Hardwick, John Blackwel senior, John Blackwel junior, John Beauchamp, Lewis Awdley, John Fenwick, Walter St. John, Robert Wilson Esqs; Thomas Moor, Edmund Moor, Laurence March, Robert Purfey, Robert Holman, William Mullins, John Mason, James Shutley, Lionel Rawlins, John Westbrook, James Pitson, Sebastian Good, Henry Weston, Robert Mead, Marleon Reeve, John How, John Life, Richard Blagrave, John Smith, Andrew Cad, Richard Wats, Joseph Collier, Samuel Ling, Samuel Warcup, — Dancer, John Inwood, Sackville Gulston Esquires; John Bentley, Cornelius Cook, Jackson Gunstal, Richard Woodier, Peter Delaney, Francis Allein Esq; Henry Bradley, William Hickocks, Samuel Hyland, John Cartwright, Samuel Rowse, William Wimmersal, James Sherley, Josias Barners, Robert Dawlman Esq; Thomas Walker Gent. Henry Massing beard, Richard Downs Esqs, Arthur Onslow, George Duncomb, Esqs; George Almery Gent. Colonel Thomas Pride, Joachim Matthews Esq; Richard Laurence, Peter Evans, Esquires.

Sussex.

Sussex.

For the County of Sussex, Sir Thomas Pelham Baronet, Anthony Stapley, Herbert Morley, Henry Shelley, John Baker, William Hay, John Busbridge, Peter Farnden, Thomas Geffrey, Thomas Collins, Anthony Cruttenden, William Newton, William Cawley, John Downs, James Temple, Ralph Cooper, Peter Bettisworth of Vining, Thomas Luxford, Esqs; Thomas Henshaw, William Freeman, Thomas Millet of Marden, Nicholas Shepheard, John Fag, William Morley, Arthur Bettisworth, Esqs; Philip Jermin one of the Justices of the Upper Bench; Thomas Smith, Stephen Humphrey senior, Nathanael Studley, Robert Spence, Roger Gratwick, William Spence Esquires. John Evernden, Edward Manning, Thomas White, Richard Yates, Thomas Chaloner, Esqs; Symon Evernden, Ambrose Trayton, Thomas Springet, Walter Evernden senior, Edward Madgwick, Gent. Edward Hobson, John Albery, Joseph Yong; William Cook, James Morrice, Nicholas Dalender, Henry Stolman, The Maior of Arundel for the time being, Alexander Wilson, William Cawley the younger, John Fenwick Esq.

Worcester.

Worcester.

For the County of Worcester, John Wilde Chief Baron of the Exchequer, Sir Thomas Rowse Baronet, Humphrey Salwey, William Lygon, John Egioke, Edward Pit, Edmund Wilde, John Corbet, Nicholas Lechmere, John Dormer, William Say, Henry Broomley of Upton, William Dingley, Samuel Dingley Esqs; Sir William Sambach Knight, John Nanfan, Jervoice Buck, William Jeffries, Charls Cornwallis; Nicholas Acton, John Kite, Daniel Dobins, Thomas Milward, Talbot Badger, John Barnsley, John James, John Bridges, John Latham, Thomas Jolley, Thomas Westrow, Esqs; Thomas Yong, John Fowns, William Collins, William Moor, Edmund Giles, John Giles, Edmund Boylston, Gent. The Maior of Evesham and the Bayliff of Bewdley for the time being.

Worcester City.

City of Worcester.

For the city and County of the City of Worcester, John Cowcher, John Nash, Edward Elvins, Henry Ford, Robert Stirrop, Aldermen, Henry Philips senior, The Mayor and Sheriff for the time being; Francis Franks, Theophilus Alley, Foulk Easthop, Thomas Solley, William Scot, Anthony Careless, Gent. William Dingley, Francis Street, Esqs; Edward Pyt, Gent.

Warwick.

Warwick.

For the County of Warwick, and the City and County of the City of Coventry, Basil Earl of Denbigh, Sir Peter Wentworth Knight of the Bath; Sir Robert Litton knight, William Purefoy, John Hales, William Colemore, Thomas Willoughby, Anthony Stoughton, Gamaliel Purefoy, Esqs; Sir Symon Archer knight, John Rowse, Nicholas Overbury Esqs; Robert Wilcox, Thomas Archer, Edward Peyto, Peter Burgoin, Richard Lucy, John Bridges, Christopher Hales, Esqs; Joseph Hawkesworth Gent. John Baker, Godfrey Bosevile, John St. Nicholas Waldiff Willington, Paul Wentworth, Edward Stratford, Edward Marrow, Thomas Combes, William Combes, Esqs; William Whitehal, Thomas Basnet, Gent. Richard Hopkins, Esq; Robert Beak, Matthew Smith; The Maior of Coventry for the time being; John Barker, Thomas Basnet, John Rogerson, Aldermen, Matthew Smith, Samuel Snel, John Whitewick, John Hales Esq; Thomas Love Gent; Richard Hopkins Esq; William Thornton, John Hawford.

Wilts.

Wilts.

For the county of Wilts, Philip Earl of Pembrook and Mont gomery, Charls Viscount Cranbourn, Benjamin Weston Esq; Sir Anthony Ashley-Cooper Baronet; Sir Edward Bainton, Sir John Danvers, Sir John Evelin, Edmund Ludlow, Edward Bainton. Alexander Popham, Thomas Hodges, Richard Whitehead, Michael Oldsworth, John Ash Esqrs; John Lisle one of the Lords Com missioners of the Great Seal of England; Robert Nicholas one of the Justices of the Upper Bench; Philip Smith, Edward Ash, James Ash, Edmund Ludlow senior, Alexander Thistlethwait, William Sadler, Edward Tooker, William Stephens, John Dove, Robert Hipsley, Walter St. John, Thomas Long of Mastown, William Ludlow, Edward Stocks, Edward Martin, Gabriel Martin, Esqs; Thomas Bailey Edward Pierce, Robert Good, John Stephens, Gent; William Hussey, Thomas Hussey, Esqs; Richard Crouch, William Cole, Robert Nicholas of Sewley Gent. Edward Manning Esq; Edward Nicholas, John Lawrence, Thomas Hunt, Gent. Thomas Oviat Gent. Maior of the City of New Sarum, John Ivy senior, Humphrey Ditton, William Eyre, Esqs; James Hubbert of Cosham, Francis Dove, John Rede, Jeffery Daniel, Giles Air, Barnaby Coles, Francis Swenton and John Hancock of Combe Bisset, Esqs; Thomas Hancock, Francis Leigh, Gent. Thomas Estcourt, William Temple, John Taylor, Samuel Ash, Esqs; Paul Methwin, Anthony Trotman, Christopher Gardner, William Erbury, Nicholas Green, Giles Tooker, Esqs; John Bennet of Steeple Ashton, Richard Francklin, William Redish, Gent. Francis Andrews, Edward Mills, John Cheney Oar, Edward Titcomb, Robert Monday of Charlton, John Keyns, William Blisset, Gentlemen; George Ivy, William Shute, Esquires; Richard Scot, William Sherston, William Adlam, John Rideat, Gentlemen, Thomas Air of Broumham Esquire, Sir Seymor Pile Baronet; Richard Hill, William Westfield, George Dyer, Gentlemen; John Blackbury of Tynehead, Edmund Hungerford, John Phettiplace Esquire; Thomas Kelway, Bennet Swain, Walter Web, Edward Middlecot, Gentlemen; Richard Estcourt Esq; William Ducket Esq; John Eyre of Little Chawfield Esq; Walter Eamly Esq.

Westmerland.

Westmoreland.

Far the County of Westmerland, Philip Lord Wharton, Richard Salwey, Edward Brigs, Richard Branthwait, John Fallowfield, John Moreland, Robert Branthwait, Edmund Guy, Robert Scaff, Richard Crackinthorp, Gervas Benson, Thomas Sands, Roger Bateman, John Archer, Richard Branthwait.

Anglesey.

Anglesey.

For the Isle of Anglesey, Thomas Harrison Esq; John Jones, Thomas Mitton, William Bould, Esqs; John Wood, Hugh Owen, Richard Owen, Theodore Owen Holland, Owen Wood, Price Lloyd, Thomas Madrin, John Carter, George Twisleton, Richard Price, Thomas Ball, Esqs; The Maior of Beaumaris for the time being, Thomas Williams Esq; John Sydenham, Richard Boulton, Henry Marsh, Gent. Richard Dryhurst, Owen Cramley, Thomas Swift, Hugh Courtney, Esquires.

Brecnock.

Brecon.

For the County of Brecnock, Thomas Harrison, Edward Romsey, Edward Games, Henry Williams, Thomas Williams, Will. Warkins, Lewis Jones, Meredith Lewis, Thomas Watkins, Roger Games, Esqs; Henry Herbert, Philip Jones, James Parry, William Jones, Edmund Jones, John William, Hugh Thomas, James Watkins, William Watkins, John Morgan, Esqs; Edward Williams, The Bayliff of Brecnock for the time being.

Cardigan.

Cardigan.

For the County of Cardigan, Thomas Harrison, Esq; James Philips, John Lloyd of Veardriff, John Lewis of Glascrig, Thomas Parry of Fowen, Richard Lloyd of Llangadney, Esqs; Abel Griffith of Cardigan, Gent. Philip Jones, Henry Vaughan Esqs; Hector Philips, Rice Evans, Gent. Roger Haverd Esquire.

Carmarthen.

Carmarthen.

For the County of Carmarthen, Sir Erasmus Philips Baronet; Thomas Harrison, Roger Lort, Francis Lloyd, Esqs; Sir Edward Vaughan, Evan Thomas, Rowland Dawkins, Esqs; Philip Jones, James Phillips, John Lloyd of Veardriff, Esqs; Maurice Morgan Gent. David Morgan, John Russel, Esqs; Charls Gwin, John Powel, Esqs; Thomas-William Lloyd, Walter Jones, George Gwin. Esqs; Richard Lewis Gent. John Lewis of Lysnewith; John Vaughan of Plate Gwin Esq; George Bidder, Morgan Owens, Gent. Richard Vaughan Esq.

Carnarvan.

Carnarvon.

For the County of Carnarvan, Thomas Harrison Esq; John Jones; Thomas Mitton, Thomas Madrin, Geoffrey Jones, Maurice Win, Edmund Glyn, Esqs; Sir William Williams Baronet; Thomas Williams, John Win of Gronfryn, Hugh Griffith, Edw: Williams, John Owen, Richard Anwel, Griffith Williams, Richard Coitmore, William Stoddard, John Carter, George Twisleton, Richard Price, Thomas Ball, Esqs; John Parry Gent. Thomas Mason Esq.

Denbigh.

Denbigh.

For the County of Denbigh, Sir Thomas Middleton, Sir John Trevor, Thomas Harrison Esq; Thomas Mitton, Symon Thelwal, John Puleston one of the Justices of the Common Pleas; Robert Win, Robert Sentley, John Jones, Owen Salisbury, Owen Thelwal, Edward Thelwal, Foulk Middleton, Richard Egerton, Richard Basnet, Edward Win of Lynhicham, John Langford, John Carter, George Twisleton, John Peck, Esqs; Watkin Kyffin, Thomas Ball, Edward Taylor, Ralph Crutchley, Gent. Thomas Ravenscroft, Richard Middleton, Robert Duckenfield, Philip Eyton, Esquires.

Flint.

Flint.

For the County of Flint, Sir Thomas Middleton, Sir John Trevor, Knights; Thomas Harrison Esq; John Puleston one of the Justices of the Common Pleas; Thomas Ravenscroft, John Jones, John Aldersey, Humphrey Dimmock, John Salisbury, Peter Evans. Roger Henmar, Roger Ellis, Luke Lloyd, Thomas Lloyd, Thomas Dimmock, Richard Yong, David Jones, Ralph Hughes, Peter Fulks. Pierce Conway, John Carter, George Twisleton, Thomas Ball, Thomas Critchwel, Esqs; John Maddox of Botfray, Gent. John Peck, Robert Duckenfield, Esqs.

Glamorgan.

Glamorgan.

For the County of Glamorgan, Oliver Cromwel Captain General of the Army. Philip Earl of Pembrook and Montgomery, Thomas Harrison, Algernon Sidney, Esqs; Sir Thomas Lewis Knight, William Lewis, Bussey Mansel, Michael Oldisworth, Edward Pritchard, Evan Seys, Humphrey Windham, Edward Stradling, Richard Jones, Philip Jones, Henry Bawen, John Herbert, John Price, Thomas Evans, Rowland Dawkins, John Gibs, Edmund Gamadge, Walter Strickland, Rees Powel, William Deer, Esqs; John Pritchard, Richard Evans, Anthony Carn, Gent. Jenkin Frankleh, Evan Lewes, John Bowen, Robert Thomas, Esq; The Port-Reeve of Swansea for the time being.

Merioneth.

Merioneth.

For the County of Merioneth, Sir Thomas Middleton Knight, Thomas Harrison, Thomas Mitton, Griffith Nanny, Owen Salisbury, Robert Anwel, John Jones, Howel Vaughan, John Vaughan. Lewis Lloyd, William Win de Glyn, John Lloyd, Edmund Merick, Robert Win, Lewis Owen, Robert Vaughan, John Vaughan de Caragay, Lewis Gwin, John Lloyd of Carog, Esqs; Maurice Win, Maurice Lewis, John Owen, Rowland Lewis, Edward Jones of Moches, Gent. John Carter, George Twisleton, Richard Price, Thomas Ball, Esqs; Theodore Vaughan, Edward Win of Talthry thin, Gent.

Montgomery.

Montgomery.

For the County of Montgomery, Sir Thomas Middleton, Sir John Whiterong, Knights; Thomas Harrison Esq; Thomas Mitton, John Pugh; Lloyd Pierce, Lewis Owen, Charls Lloyd of Sarth, Hugh Price, Richard Price, John Kinnaston, Samuel Moor, John Price, Matthew Morgan, Richard Owen, Gabriel Win, Thomas Owen, Rice Vaughan, William Kiffin, Richard Griffith, Robert Griffith, Esqs; Edward Owen, Samuel Bigs, Lodowick Lewis, Charls Jones, Gent. Evan Lloyd, Esq; Lewis Price, John Powel, James Mitton of Pontiskowrid, Esqs; John Binner of Mantinghied, Gent. Thomas Lloyd of Maesmawr, Thomas Nicols, Edward Price, John Harris, John Bynner, Edward Allen, Lewis Price of Montgomery, Edward Vaughan of Tyrymyneth, John Powel, Michael Jenkins, John Griffith of Kerry, Richard Hamor Gent.

Pembrook.

Pembroke.

For the County of Pembrook, Sir Erasmus Philips Baronet, Thomas Harrison, Esq; James Phillips, James Lewis, Roger Lort, Henry White, Sampson Lort, Thomas Wogan of Llanstinnan, Walter Cuney, John Lort, Thomas Parry, Maurice Morgan, John Matthias, Thomas Jones, Griffith Hawkwel, Rouland Wogan Maurice Cannon, Herbert Parriot, Thomas Wogan, Robert Lluellen, Maurice Bateman, Esqs; Philip Jones, Rouland Dawkins, Abel Griffith, John Lloyd.

Radnor.

Randor.

For the County of Radnor, Silvanus Taylor, Thomas Harrison, Henry Williams, Thomas Baskervile, William Beaumont, John Williams, Peter Price, John Dancey, Esqs; Richard King Gent. John Williams de Skenless, Hugh Lewis, David Lloyd, Edward Lloyd de Dissert, Peter Taylor, Nicholas Taylor.

Haverford-West.

Haverford-west.

For the Town of Haverford-West, Arnold Thomas, Thomas Harrison, Maurice Cannon, William Williams, William Bawen, Esqs; John Milward Gent. The Maior for the time being; John Price Alderman, Owen Howel, Richard Luntley, William Batemore junior, William Davies, Jenken Howel, William Mayler, William Brewen, John David, Roger Bevons, Aldermen; William Walter Mercer, William Bateman.

The several sums to be levied by a pound-rate.; Commissioners to meet by 23 Dec., 1652.; and appoint surveyors and assessors to make a valuation.; Surveyors' and assessors' oath.; Assessment to be made.; Collectors.; Their allowances; Distress on refusal or neglect to pay; Imprisonment and sequestration if no distress found.; Tenants to pay and deduct from rent.

And for the more equal and right proportioning the several sums before mentioned, Be it further Enacted by the Authority aforesaid, That the several Sums of Money to be Rated, Assessed and Levyed by vertue of this Act, shall be Taxed and Assessed by a Pound-Rate, on the several Divisions, Hundreds, Ridings, Lathes, Wapentakes and Parishes in the respective Counties. Cities and places aforesaid, for all and every their Lands, Tenements, Hereditaments, Annuities, Rents, Parks, Warrens, Goods, Chattels, Stocks, Merchandizes, Office, or any other Real or Personal Estate whatsoever, according to the valu thereof; that is to say, So much upon every Twenty Shillings Rent, or yearly value of Land and Real Estate, and so much upon Money, Stock and other personal Estate, by an equal Rate (wherein every Twenty pounds in Money, Stock or other personal Estate, shall bear the like Charge as shall be laid upon every Twenty shillings yearly rent, or yearly value of Land) as will raise the Monethly sum or Sums charged upon the respective Counties, Cities and Towns aforesaid: For the better effecting whereof it is hereby Enacted, That the several and respective Commissioners hereby appointed for the several and respective counties, cities and towns aforenamed, shall meet together at the most common and usual place of Meeting in each of the said counties, cities and towns respectively, on or before the Three and twentieth day of December, One thousand six hundred fifty two: And the said Commissioners, or so many of them as shall then and there attend and be present, shall cause this present Act to be put in Execution according to their best Discretion and Judgement; and having agreed amongst themselves of some general Rules and Directions for the doing thereof, and appointed another time for the second general Meeting, which shall be on or before the Sixth day of January then next following at the furthest, to receive the Returns from the several Divisions, Hundreds, Ridings, Lathes, Wapentakes, Townships, Parishes and places, the said Commissioners shall repair unto their several Divisions, Ridings, Lathes, Wapentakes, or Hundreds, and then with all convenient speed they or any two or more of them, shall nominate and appoint two or three of the honest Inhabitants in the several and respective Townships and places, within their said Divisions, Ridings, Lathes, Wapentakes, Hundreds or Parishes, to be Surveyors and Assessors; who (or any two of them) are to Ascertain and Rate the Yearly Value and Profits of the said Townships, Parishes and places for which they shall be appointed Surveyors and Assessors, and shall return the same to the said Commissioners, or to such person or persons as shall be appointed to receive the same, four days at the least before the second general Meeting of the said Commissioners, to the end that the said Commissioners may deliver in all the Surveys to be made throughout the said Counties, Cities and Towns aforesaid, at the said second general Meeting appointed as aforesaid, at or before the Sixth day of January aforesaid. And for the better proceeding and more perfect Discovery of the Truth in the said Surveys, that the intention of an Equal Rate throughout the several places aforesaid, and every part of them may be obtained, the said Commissioners in their several and respective Divisions and Limits, or any two of them, may and are hereby authorized to administer an Oath (if they shall see cause) unto the respective Surveyors and Assessors for their faithful Discharge of the trust reposed in them, and for the just and impartial dealing in the same: And the said Commissioners or the major part of so many of them as shall be present at the said second general Meeting, shall upon view and perusal of the said several Surveys, cast up the true yearly Revenue and Profits of the whole County, City or Town, to the end that an equal Pound-rate may be appointed upon every Division, Hundred, Riding, Lathe, Wapentake, Township and Parish according to the proportion and sum of Money charged upon the said County, City or Town by vertue of this present Act, which proportion and equal Rate the said Commissioners or the major part of them present, as aforesaid, are by vertue of this Act authorized and appointed to make; and that being done, The Commissioners or any two or more of them, shall by themselves, or by their Warrants to the High-Constables and other Officers or persons within their several Divisions, Hundreds, or Ridings, Lathes or Wapentakes, cause the said several proportions and sums of money for the whole Six Moneths, to be at once equally Assessed and Taxed in due maner and form, according to the true intent and meaning of this Act, and appoint Assessors for the perfecting thereof, who are hereby authorized and required to put the Business with all care and diligence in present Execution, observing the Rules in this Act prescribed for the equal Assessing of all Estates both Real and Personal within the Limits, Circuits and Bounds of their respective Divisions, and for the compleating the sum or proportion charged upon the same. And to the end the said Rates be equally and indifferently Assessed, and the Moneys duly Collected, and true Accompt thereof made, the said Assessors are hereby required within Six days after such Assessments made, to deliver one Copy of their respective Assessments fairly written and subscribed by them, unto the said Commissioners in their respective Divisions: And the said Commissioners or any two or more of them are hereby Ordered and required to sign and seal two Duplicates of the said respective Assessments, whereof one Duplicate the said respective Commissioners are to deliver to the respective Collectors, with Warrant forthwith to collect Three moneths of the said Six Moneths Assessments, so as the whole sum due for the same may be paid as in this Act is directed, to the respective ReceiversGeneral, on or before the last day of January, One thousand six hundred fifty two; and the other Three moneths thereof, so as the whole Six moneths may be collected and paid as aforesaid, by the last day of April then next following at the farthest; and one other Duplicate to the Treasurers at War at Guild-Hall London: And the said several Commissioners or any two or more of them, are hereby authorized from time to time to nominate and appoint one or more sufficient honest and able persons in every Division or Allotment, to be Collectors of the said Money so assessed and rated, which said Collectors and every of them are hereby authorized and required forthwith to collect the said Money so Assessed: And the said Commissioners or any three or more of them, are hereby authorized to allow one Peny in the Pound to the said Collectors and their Sub-collectors for their pains in Assessing and collecting the said Moneys, and one Peny in the Pound to the Commissioners Clerks for their pains in fair writing the Assessments and Duplicates: And if any person shall refuse or neglect to pay any sum of Money whereat he shall be rated or assessed, That then it shall and may be lawful to and for the said Collectors or any of them (who are hereby authorized and required thereunto) to levy the sum assessed, by distress and sale of the Goods of such persons so refusing or neglecting to pay, deducting the sum assessed, and reasonable charges of distraining, and restore the overplus to the owner thereof; and to break open any House, Chest, Trunk, or Box, or other thing where any such Goods are, and to call to their assistance any of the Forces next adjacent, to or within the Cities, Counties, Towns or places where any resistance shall be made, or any other Officer or Officers, person or persons, Civil or Military whatsoever; which said Forces, Officers and Persons are hereby required to be aiding and assisting in the Premises, as they will answer the contrary at their perils. And if any question or difference happen upon the taking of such distress between the parties distrained or distraining, the same shall be ended and determined by the said Commissioners or any two or more of them; and the said several Commissioners or any two or more of them, are hereby Authorized to use such other lawful ways or means for the speedy Levying of the said Assessments, as to them shall be thought fit: And if any person or persons shall neglect or refuse to pay his Assessment, and convey his or their Goods, or other personal Estate, whereby the Sum of Money so Assessed cannot be Levyed according to this Act, Then the said respective Commissioners or any two or more of them, are hereby Authorized to Imprison the person, and Sequester the Estates of every such person for the Advancement of the said Service: And the several and respective Tenants or Tenant of all Houses and Land which shall be rated by vertue of this Act, are hereby Required and Authorized to pay such sums of Money as shall be rated upon such House or Lands, and to deduct out of their Rents so much of the said Rates, as in respect of the said Rents of every such House and Land the Landlords should or ought to pay and bear; And the said Landlords both mediate and immediate, according to their respective Interests, are hereby required to allow such Deductions and Payment upon the Receipt of the residue of their Rents.

And deficit, how to be raised.

And be it Enacted, That every Tenant, paying the said Assessment, shall be Acquitted and Discharged for so much Money as the said Assessment shall amount unto, as if the same had been actually paid unto such person or persons unto whom his Rents should have been due and payable; And if any Difference shall arise between the Landlord and Tenant, or any other concerning the said Rates, The said several Commissioners or any two or more of them in their said several Divisions, shall and have hereby power to settle the same as they shall think fit: And in case the proportions set by this Act upon all and every the respective Counties, Cities, Towns and places shall not be so fully Assessed, levied and paid according to the true meaning thereof, or that if any of the said Assessments shall be rated or imposed upon any person not being of ability to pay the same, or upon any empty or void House or Land where the same cannot be collected or levied, or that through any other wilfulness, negligence, mistake or accident the said Assessment shall fall short and not be paid, so that the whole sum by this Act charged upon each County, City or place happens not to be paid to the said Treasurers at War by the times and as in this Act directed, That then and in all and every such cases, the several and respective Commissioners, Assessors and Collectors aforesaid, and every of them respectively, are hereby Authorized and required to assess or cause to be assessed, collected, levied and paid, All and every such Sum or Sums of Money upon the respective Counties, Cities, Towns or places, or upon the several and respective Divisions, Hundreds, and Parishes where the same shall be unassessed, not collected, levied or not paid, the said new Assessment to be made, collected, levied and paid in such manner and by such means as in this Act for the Assessment is declared.

Relief for persons aggrieved.

And it is further Enacted, That if any person or persons shall finde him or themselves agrieved, that he or they is or are over rated, and shall within Six days after demand made of the sum of Money assessed on him or them, complain to the Commissioners who signed or allowed his or their Assessment, the major part of the said Commissioners who signed or allowed his or their Assess mont shall have, and have hereby power, upon Examination, within Eight days after the demand as aforesaid, to relieve such person or persons, and to charge the same upon such other person or persons as they shall see cause: And the said Collectors and every of them are hereby required from time to time to pay such sum or sums of Money as shall be by them collected by vertue of this Act, to the Receiver-General appointed by the said Commissioners for the receiving of the Moneys to be levied by vertue of this Act for the County, City or Town wherein they are Collectors.

General-Receiver in each county to transmit monys to Treasurers at War.

And be it Enacted by the Authority aforesaid, That power be and is hereby given to the Commissioners at their first or second general Meeting aforesaid in the several and respective Counties, Cities and Towns in this Act nominated, to appoint in every particular County a General-Receiver, who shall receive the Assessments of the said Counties from the particular Collectors and Sub-collectors: And the said General-Receiver of each particular County shall forthwith transmit or cause to be paid, the Moneys by him received, unto the Treasurers at Wars, or where or to whom they shall appoint to receive the same; And the said Treasurers at War are hereby Authorized to allow unto the said ReceiverGeneral in each County, a Salary for his pains (not exceeding one Peny in the Pound) upon the clearing his Accompt.

Persons neglecting or refusing duties to be fined,

And be it further Enacted by the Authority aforesaid, That if any person or persons shall wilfully neglect or refuse to perform his duty in the due and speedy execution of this present Act, The said respective Commissioners or any three or more of them, have hereby power to impose on such person or persons so refusing or neglecting their duties, such Fine or Fines as to them shall be thought fit, and cause the same to be levied by distress and sale of his or their Goods in maner aforesaid.

not exceeding 20 l.; Defaulting collector or Receiver-General may be imprisoned and sequestered.

Provided, That no fine to be imposed by any of the said Commissioners shall for any one Offence exceed the sum of Twenty Pounds, and that all Fines so imposed shall be paid to the respective Receivers-General, and by them to the Treasurers at War for the use of the Forces raised by authority of Parliament: And if any Collector or Sub-Collector shall neglect or refuse to pay, or detain in his or their hands, any sum or sums of Money by them received by vertue of this Act, and not pay the same as in and by this Act is directed, the said Commissioners or any three or more of them in their respective Divisions are hereby authorized to imprison the persons, and sequester the Estates of every such Collector or SubCollector for the satisfaction of the Moneys so received and detained by them as aforesaid, and to cause the same forthwith to be paid to the Receiver-General of that county or place: And if any ReceiverGeneral that shall by vertue of this Act be appointed for the receipt of any sum or Sums of money thereby to be assessed, shall neglect or refuse to pay any sum or sums of Money by him so received as aforesaid, and not pay the same as in and by this Act is directed, so that the County or place for which he is Receiver, is thereby put to a further charge in providing and paying to the Treasurers at War the sum or sums by him so received and detained, the Commissioners of such County or place (or any three of them) are hereby authorized to appoint a time for their general Meeting, and the major part of the Commissioners then and there present, are impowred to imprison the person and sequester the Estate of such Receiver-General, and to satisfie and pay to such County or place that by means aforesaid shall be further charged, the sums they have been so further charged withal by means of such Receiver General detaining in his hands, and not paying the Moneys by him received to the Treasurers at War as aforesaid.

Commis sioners personally interested not to vote.

And it is hereby Enacted, That in case any controversies arise concerning the said Assessments, or the dividing, apportioning or payment thereof which concern any of the Commissioners by this Act appointed, That the Commissioners so concerned in the said Controversies shall have no voyce, but shall withdraw at the time of the Debate of any such controversie until it be determined by the rest of the Commissioners.

No exemp-tion.

And be it hereby Enacted by the Authority aforesaid, That on Priviledged-place or person, Body Politique or Corporate within the Cities, Counties, Towns and places aforesaid, shall be exempted from the said Assessments and Taxes, but that they and every of them, and also all Fee-farm Rents and other Rents of the late Kings Revenue, all Rents and other Sums reserved by the late Court of Wards, out of any Wards, Infants or Lunaticks Estates, and all other maner of Rents, payment, and sums of Money, and annuities issuing out of any Lands within any City or County, shall be liable towards the payment of any sum by this Act to be taxed and levied, and all the tenants of any Fee-Farm Rent, other Rent, sums of Money or Annuities aforesaid, are hereby directed and authorized to pay them proportionably, according to the Rates and Assessments by this Act appointed and Enacted: And all such Tenants shall be hereby saved and kept harmless by Authority of Parliament from any further payment of such portion of any such Rent, Rents, Sums or Annuities, either to the Exchequer, to the Committee of the Revenue, or to any other person or persons to whom any such Rent, Rents, sums of Money or Annuities as aforesaid should or ought to be paid, to all intents and purposes whatsoever, as fully and as amply as if they had paid the same into the Exchequer, to the Committee of the Revenue, or to any person or persons to whom the same is reserved and become due.

Double assessment on persons removed beyond the sear.

And it is hereby Enacted, That all those persons who have left the Commonwealth, and removed themselves beyond the Seas to inhabit (except Merchants whose affairs do necessarily call them abroad) shall be assessed a double proportion upon their Lands, Stocks and Chattels, of what others for the Lands, Stocks and Chattels of the like value shall be assessed.

General power of Commissioners.

Provided nevertheless, and be it further Enacted, That in case the way or maner of assessing by a Pound-rate in this present Act prescribed, shall prove any way prejudicial or obstructive to the bringing in of the Assessments appointed by this present Act, That then and in all such cases the said Commissioners in any of the said Cities, Counties, Towns and places before mentioned where any such obstructions shall be or happen, shall appoint a general Meeting together, and the major part of them then present may, and are hereby authorized for the removal of all Obstructions, and the more speedy and effectual execution of this Act, to proceed according to the most just and equal way of Rates held in such places, in the apportioning, levying and assessing the respective sums charged upon them, Anything in this Act contained to the contrary thereof in any wise notwithstanding.

Surveyors may be appointed.

Provided always, That it shall and may be lawful to and for the Commissioners in this Act named, or any three or more of them, for the more just and impartial surveying of any lands in the several and respective Counties and Divisions, Parishes and places, to appoint two or three such other able Surveyors as to them shall seem meet, though not persons residing within the Limits and Divisions where such Lands lie which are so to be surveyed, and that it shall and may be lawful for the said Commissioners or any three of them, to administer an Oath (if they shall see cause) unto the said Surveyors for their faithful discharge of the trust reposed in them and impartial dealing in the same.

The Universities and certain colleges and hospitals not to be charged.

Provided also, That nothing contained in this Act, shall be extended to charge any Master, Fellow, or Scholar of any Colledge in either of the Universities, or in the Colledge of Winchester, Eaton or Westminster, or in any other Free-schools, or any Reader, Officer or Minister of the said Universities, Colledges or Schools, or of any Hospital or Alms-Houses for and in regard of any Stipend, Wages or Profit whatsoever arising or growing due to them in respect of their said several places and imployments in the said Universities, Colledges, Schools, Hospitals or Alms-Houses; nor to charge any of the Houses or Lands belonging to Christs Hospital, Bartholomew Bridewel, Thomas and Bethlehem Hospital in the City of London and Borough of Southwark, or any of them, for or in respect of any rents or revenues payable to the said Hospitals, being to be received and disbursed for the immediate use and relief of the Poor in the same Hospitals.

Tenants of hospitals to pay the full rate.

Provided, That no Tenants who hold or enjoy any Lands or Houses by Lease or any other Grant from any of the said Hospitals, do claim or enjoy any freedom, exemption, or advantage by this Act, but that all the Houses and Lands which they so hold, shall be rated and assessed for so much as they are yearly worth over and above the rents reserved and payable to the said Hospitals.

Commissioners to account.

Provided nevertheless, That no Clause or Proviso in this Act shall extend to the lessening or abatement of the full Sum by this Act appointed to be taxed, levied and paid, but that the same be fully Assessed, taxed and levied, collected and paid in the several and respective Counties, Cities and places, aforesaid, in such maner and form, and to such uses as is herein before mentioned and declared: And that the several and respective Commissioners and every of them, shall from time to time give a true and perfect Accompt of all their doings and proceedings in the Execution of this Act to the Committee for the Army, or to such other persons as the Parliament shall appoint.