House of Commons Journal Volume 7
19 April 1653

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 7: 19 April 1653', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 7: 1651-1660 (1802), pp. 280. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=24196 Date accessed: 26 October 2014.


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Tuesday, the 19th of April, 1653.

Prayers.

Bainton's Petition.

THE humble Petition of Sir Edward Bainton, Knight, was this Day read.

Ordered, That this Petition be referred to a Committee to examine the Business; with Power to give Oath, if they see Cause; and to state the Matter of Fact; and report it to the Parliament by the First Day of the next Term: Viz. To Mr. Nevill, Mr. Love, Sir John Danvers, Mr. Hill, Sir Arthure Hesilrig, Mr. Allein, Colonel Marten, Colonel Morley, Mr. Scott, Col. Harvey, Mr. Strickland, Mr. Hallowes, Mr. Ralegh, Sir John Trevor, Sir Peter Wentworth, Mr. Hussey, Mr. Aldworth, Mr. Heveningham, Mr. Say, Mr. Dunch, Sir John Hippisley, Sir John Bourchier, Col. Lister, Mr. Corbett, Mr. Dormer, Mr. Hodges; or any Five of them: And to meet this Afternoon, in the Queen's Court; and so de die in diem.

Claims on Publick Faith.

Ordered, That the Amendments to the Act for the Ascertaining the Publick Faith be reported on this Day Sevennight.

Adventurers for Ireland.

The House this Day resumed the Debate upon the Amendments to the Bill for the speedy and effectual Satisfaction of the Adventurers for Lands in Ireland, and of the Arrears due to the Soldiery; and for Encouragement of Protestants to plant and inhabit Ireland.

Ordered, That, in the 6th Folio of the Amendments, in the 14th Line, these Words be added, next after the Words, "Ground;" viz. "belonging to Rebels, and now forfeited."

Resolved, That the Word "Three," in this Amendment, be made "Five."

The Question being put, That this Part of the Clause in the Amendments, in the 7th Folio, beginning with these Words; viz. "which said Adventurers," and ending with these Words; viz. "of the Commonwealth," do stand;

It passed with the Negative.

Resolved, That the Commissioners have Liberty for Five Years, to survey the Lands.

Resolved, That it be made Four Years Value, in the Clause in the 7th Folio.

Resolved, That the remaining Part of the said Clause be re-committed to Mr. Weaver, Col. Lister, and Col. Sidney, or any Two of them, to word the same, and bring it in, the next time the Debate upon these Amendments is taken up.

The Question being put, That the Word "Forces," in the 10th Line of the 8th Folio of the Amendments, do stand;

It passed with the Negative.

The Question being put, That the Clause in the 8th Folio, beginning with these Words; viz. "and for the further Encouragement," and ending with these Words; viz. "have not forfeited them," do stand;

It passed with the Negative.

The Question being put, That these Words in the next Clause, in the 8th Folio of the Amendments; viz. "after the Allotments of Land are made and set forth to the Adventurers, Officers, and Soldiers, in manner aforesaid," do stand;

It passed with the Negative.

Ordered, That the Clause in the 9th Folio of the Amendments, beginning with these Words; viz. "and that all and every Officer, &c." and ending with these Words; viz. "limited and appointed," be referred to Mr. Corbett and Mr. Hill: And that they bring it in, the next time the Debate upon these Amendments is taken up.

The Question being put, That these Words, in the 15th Line of the 11th Folio; viz. "Free Quarter of Soldiers," do stand;

It passed with the Negative.

Col. Marten reports from the Committee, to whom the Petition of Col. Owen Row was referred, That the Sum of Five thousand Sixty-five Pounds Seventeen Shillings and Six-pence is due to Col. Owen Row, as appeared to the Committee by the Particulars; which the Committee think fit should be satisfied out of Lands in Scotland.

Resolved, That this House doth agree with the Committee; and approve of the Sum of Five thousand Sixtyfive Pounds Seventeen Shillings and Six-pence, as a Debt due to Col. Owen Rowe from the Commonwealth.

Resolved, That the said Sum of Five thousand Sixtyand-five Pounds Seventeen Shillings and Six-pence be satisfied unto the said Colonel Owen Rowe, by Land in Ireland, in such Proportion as the Adventurers for Lands in Ireland are to have, for so much Money, by Acts or Ordinances of Parliament in that Behalf. (fn. [a])

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1 [a] Here follows an Entry, which is expunged; and against it, in the Margin, is written this Memorandum: "This Entry was expunged, by Order of Parliament, Jan. 7, 1659."