Thursday, the 8th of April, 1652.
Prince of Condy.
THE Lord Commissioner Whitelock reports, from the
Council of State, the Transactions between Monsieur Barriere, touching the Prince of Condy, and the
Council of State; with a Paper delivered in by the said
Monsieur Barriere to the Council of State: Which was
this Day read.
He also reports a Letter from the said Monsieur Barriere to the Council of State: Which was this Day read.
A Letter from Colonel Jerome Zankey, of the 26th of
March 1652, from Clonnell; with Articles of Agreement
between the said Colonel Zankey, and the Council of
War for the Parliament, and Colonel O Dwyre, Commander in chief of the Irish Brigade, of the 23d of
March 1651; were this Day read.-
The House being informed, that Captain Whitelock
was at the Door;
He was called in: And, being come to the Bar, he
made a Relation of the Affairs in Ireland.
Ordered, That Captain Whitelock have the Sum of
One hundred Pounds given him, to provide himself a
Brace of Charging-Horses, as a Mark of the Parliament's
Favour to him, and their Acceptance of his good Service:
And that the Council of State do give Order for, and
take care, the said 100l. be forthwith paid unto him,
Resolved, That the Parliament doth approve of these
Resolved, That a Letter be written, to be signed by
Mr. Speaker, taking Notice of the good Services of
Colonel Jerome Zankey, and giving him the Thanks of
the Parliament: And that the Lord Commissioner Whitelock do prepare the said Letter; and that Mr. Speaker
do sign the same.
Resolved, That, it be referred to the Council of State,
to consider of the Relations of Captain Ball, who was slain
in Ireland, and the Condition wherein they are left; and
report their Opinion therein to the Parliament.
Commissioner of Customs.
The Question being propounded, That Colonel George
Thompson be one of the Commissioners of the Customs, in
the Place of Edward Parkes, deceased, from the 25th of
And the Question being put, that That Question be
It passed with the Affirmative.
And the main Question being put; It was
Resolved, That Colonel George Thompson be one of the
Commissioners of the Customs, in the Place of Edward
Parks, deceased, from the 25th Day of March last.
Committee of Excise.
Ordered, That Colonel Bennett be added to the Committee of Excise.
Kingship in Scotland.
Ordered, That the Act for taking away Kingship in Scotland be read on Tuesday Morning next, the first Business.
Grant to Zankey.
Resolved, That Lands of Inheritance in Ireland, forfeited to the Commonwealth, of the yearly Value of Two
hundred Pounds, according to the Value which the said
Lands did bear in the Year 1640, be settled upon Colonel
Jerome Zankey, and his Heirs, as a Mark of the Parliament's Favour, and Acceptance of his good Service:
And that the Lord Commissioner Whitelock do bring in
an Act for that Purpose.
Col. Castles' Children.
Resolved, That it be referred to the Commissioners of
Parliament now in Ireland, to take present Care for the
good Education and Maintenance of the Two Children
of Colonel Castles, deceased: And to allow, for that
Purpose, out of the Revenue in Ireland, such Sum as
they shall think fit, not exceeding the Sum of Fourscore
Pounds a Year; and to settle Lands of Inheritance, of
the Value of One hundred Pounds a Year, of the Lands
forfeited to the Commonwealth, at the Value the said
Lands were at in the Year 1640, upon the said Children,
and their Heirs.
Ordered, That Sir John Wollaston, and the rest of the
late Treasurers at War, do make Repayment of 28,330l.
unto the Commissioners of Excise, according to the Order
of the 1st of October 1651: And the Commissioners of
Excise are hereby authorized and enjoined, upon Receipt
of the said 28,330l. to pay forth the same, together with
the Residue of 36,261l. 18s. 8d. or so much thereof
as shall appear to remain due, upon Accompt of the first
400,000l. to each respective Person, to whom the same
is payable, according to the Ordinance of Parliament in