Monday, August the 15th, 1659.
ORDERED, by the Parliament, That the Word
"additional" be added, next before the Word
"Act," in the Ninth Line, in the Act for bringing in the
Second Moieties upon Sale of Lands and Estates forfeited
to the Commonwealth for Treason.
Resolved, That Marchamont Needham Gentleman be,
and is hereby, restored to be Writer of the Publick Intelligence, as formerly.
Ordered, That Mr. John Cranne be referred to the
Council of State, to consider him for a Pension, or to
put him into some other Employment.
A Letter from Elsingore, of the 28th Day of July
1659, from the Plenipotentiaries of this Commonwealth,
A Letter from the Mayor, and Aldermen, and others
of the Militia for the Town of Nottingham, dated, from
Nottingham, the 12th of August 1651, was read.
A Letter from Newarke, at Five of the Clock, being
the 12th of August 1659, was read.
Resolved, That Lieutenant-Colonel George Rugeley,
Robert Atkin Mayor of Boston, Francis Saunderson,
John Tilson, John Tooley, Johu Ellis of Boston, John
Rugeley, George Wawen, Lieutenant Colonel Pepper,
Mr. * Morris of Lesingham, Mr. Jekill of Telney, Duke
Tomlyn Gentleman, and William Hobson Esquire, be
added Commissioners for the Militia for the County of
Lyncolne: And that they be, and are hereby, impowered
and authorized to act as fully, to all Intents and Purposes, as if they had been named in the Act for settling
the Militia in England and Wales; and as fully as any
other Commissioners in the said Act named are thereby
enabled and impowered to do.
A List of Names of Commission-Officers for the Militia of the Tower Hamlets was read: And the said Officers,
upon the Question, approved of; and were as followeth; viz.
John Kent, Lieutenant to Captain John Canne.
John Sowdin to be Lieutenant, Robert Rowe to be
Ensign to Lieutenant-Colonel Wm. Warren.
Elisha Earle to be Lieutenant to Major Edward Allen.
Wm. Gaunt to be Ensign to Captain Symon Hutchinson,
in the room of George Holliway.
Ordered, That Jacob Caley Gentleman, Manuell Sorrell
Gentleman, John Hawes Esquire, Rodes Hayward, Wm.
Greene of Ipswich, John Rivet Esquire, George Vertue,
Anthony Burwood, Robert Goodwin Gentleman, Samuell
Hasell, and Wm. Abbot of Sudbury, Gentleman, Edward
Alston of Newton Gentleman, Francis Plumpstead
Gentleman, John Cooke of Bury Gentleman, George
Moody of Bury Gentleman, Richard Maltiward of
Langham Gentleman, Jasper Shephard of Bury Gentleman, Phillip Haward, Robert Meene, John Browne of
Bury, and Tho. Knight of Saxmundham, be added
Commissioners for the Militia in the County of Suffolk:
And that they be, and are hereby, impowered and authorized to act as fully, to all Intents and Purposes, as
if they had been named in the Act for settling the
Militia in England and Wales; and as fully as any other
Commissioners in the said Act named are thereby
enabled and impowered to do.
A List of Names of Officers for the Regiments of
Horse and Foot to be raised in the County of Suffolk
was read; and, upon the Question, the said Commission-Officers were approved of; viz.
Officers of the Horse.
John Moody, Colonel; Robert Sparrow, Major; Anth.
Barry, Captain; Richard Mallyward, Captain; Tho.
Officers of Foot.
James Hervey Esquire, Colonel; Anthony Fox Gentleman, Lieutenant-Colonel; Geo. Sparling Gentleman,
Major; Tho. Salmon, Captain.
John Fothergill Esquire, Colonel; Wm. Gatyward,
Lieutenant-Colonel; Francis Plumpstead, Major; John
Page, John Cooke, Wm. Granger, Captains.
Humphrey Brewster Esquire, Colonel; Daniel Clench
Esquire, Lieutenant-Colonel; Francis Brewster Esquire,
Major; Tho. Bendishe Esquire, John Base Gentleman,
Ordered, That it be referred to the Council of State,
to consider, How to dispose of the Horse and Foot raised
by the Militia for the County of Suffolk; and also of the
old Militia-Troops there.
Resolved, That Captain Blackwell be Captain of a
Troop of Horse for the Militia in the County of Surrey.
Resolved, &c. That Wm. Nyn be, and is hereby, appointed Captain of the Troop of Horse for the Militia in
the County of Middlesex, instead of Colonel Barkstead.
Ordered, That the Committee to whom the Act for
settling Lands on the Adventurers and Soldiers in Ireland
is referred, be enjoined to meet this Afternoon; and to
report the Amendments to the said Bill, on Wednesday
Morning next, the first Business; and nothing to intervene:
And that Mr. Solicitor Reynolds do take care hereof.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Council of State,
to take the Spanish Prisoners speedily into Consideration;
for their present Relief: and to consider, How they may
be disposed of.
Acts and Ordinances.
Ordered, That the Committee to whom it is referred
to consider of the Acts and Ordinances, be revived; and
do meet this Afternoon.
A Letter from Winton, of the 13th of August 1659,
Resolved, That Robert Wallop Esquire be, and is hereby
approved of to be, Colonel of a Regiment of Horse,
and to be Colonel of a Regiment of Foot, for the
Militia Forces in the County of Southampton: And that
Commissions be made out for him, accordingly: And
that Mr. Solicitor-General do take care, that the said
Commissions be prepared, accordingly.
Resolved, That Robert Wallop Esquire, the Lord
Commissioner Lisle, Mr. Solicitor Reynolds, and Mr.
Love, be and are constituted and appointed Wardens
for the Preservation of the Timber, Vert, and Venison,
in the New Forest in the County of Southampton: And
that they, or any Three of them, do execute the Office
of the said Wardens: And are required to take care for
the Preservation of the said Timber, Vert, and Venison,
in the said Forest, accordingly: And that they place such
Persons to be employed as Officers and Rangers in the
several Walks and Forests there, as may be most for the
Safety of the Commonwealth.
Woolmer, &c. Forests.
Resolved, That Sir Henry Mildmay shall have the
Command of the Forest of Woolmer, and of Holt
Forest in the County of * : And is hereby constituted
and appointed Commander of the said Forests, accordingly.
Ordered, That the Amendments to the Bill for settling
the Revenue of this Commonwealth be reported Tomorrow Morning.
Ordered, That Mr. Wallop be, and is hereby, required
to go into the County of Southampton, to settle the
The House being informed, that some Officers of
the Militia, and other Officers, were at Door;
They were called in: And, coming up to the Clerk's
Table, Mr. Speaker acquainted them with the great
Trust reposed in them by the Parliament; and that the
Parliament expected Faithfulness from them to the
Parliament and Commonwealth: And thereupon Mr.
Speaker delivered them their Commissions; viz.
To Major Arthur Evelyn, his Commission to be
Captain of the Life-Guard to attend the Parliament,
and Council of State:
To Lieutenant George Cox, his Commission; to Lieutenant Robert Malbone, his Commission; to Lieutenant
John Lutman, his Commission; to be Lieutenant of a
Company in Colonel John Foach his Regiment:
To Ensign Richard Tinden, his Commission; to Ensign
Tho. Peirson, his Commission; to Ensign Tho. Ashby,
his Commission; to be Ensign of a Company in Colonel
Jo. Foach his Regiment.
A List of the Names of Commission-Officers for the
Militia in the County of Sussex was read; and, upon
the Question, approved; and was as followeth: viz.
Colonel John Fagg, Captain; Henry Punckhurst,
Lieutenant; Geo. Taylor, Cornet; Tho. Parsons, Quarter-master; for the Western Troop.
Tho. Fisenden, Captain; Walter Everenden, Lieutenant; Tho. Peckham, Cornet; Wm. Benbridge, Quartermaster; for the Eastern Troop.
Resolved, That Colonel John Fagg be Commander in
Chief of these Forces, and of such other Militia-Forces as
shall be raised in the said County; and that Commissions
be made for the said respective Officers, accordingly:
And that Colonel Morley do take care to prepare the
said Commissions, accordingly.
Ordered, That Francis Paine, John Hanson, Richard
Tirrell, Robert Paine, Joell Steevens, * Kirby of Wallingford, Robert Lush, John Gillott, John Mates, and Mr.
Robert Mates, be added Commissioners for the Militia in
the County of Berks: And that they be, and are hereby,
impowered and authorized to act as fully, to all Intents
and Purposes, as if they had been named Commissioners
in the Act for settling the Militia in England and Wales,
and as fully as any other Commissioners, in the said Act
named, are thereby impowered and enabled to do.
Ordered, That Thomas Nicholls of Watford be added a
Commissioner for the Militia in the County of Hertford:
And that he be, and is hereby, authorized and impowered
to act as fully, to all Intents and Purposes, as if he had
been named a Commissioner in the Act for settling the
Militia in England and Wales; and as fully as any
other Commissioner, in the said Act named, is thereby
impowered and enabled to do.
Judgment against Lilburne.
A Bill, ingrossed, avoiding of a Judgment, and of an
Act for Execution of the said Judgment, given against
Lieutenant-Colonel John Lilburne, was this Day read the
Resolved, That these Words; viz. "Judgment given
by this Parliament the 15th Day of January 1651, against
the said John Lilburne, and the;" be added in the
Eleventh Line, before the Word "aforesaid;" and that
the Words "in them" be inserted, instead of the Word
"therein;" and that these Words, "and given," be
added, at the End of this Act: And the said Bill, so
amended, being put to the Question, passed.
Attendance on the Speaker.
Resolved, That the Marshal, and his Six Men, who did
formerly attend Mr. Speaker, do give their Attendance
on Mr. Speaker, as formerly; and that they be paid as
Colonel Walton reports, A List of Names of Commission-Officers for the Militia for the County of Berks:
Which was read.
A List of Commission-Officers for the Militia-Forces
for the County of Norfolk, was this Day read; and the
Officers, therein named, were, upon the Question, approved; and were as followeth; viz.
For a Regiment of Horse.
Brampton Gurdon Esquire, Colonel; Ralph Woolmer
Esquire, Major; Richard Browne Esquire, Captain; John
Balestone Gentleman, Captain; Nicho. Bell, Gentleman,
For the Foot Regiments.
Robert Wood Esquire, Colonel; John Burman Esquire,
Lieutenant-Colonel; Richard Warner, Major; Richard
With Esquire, Captain; Sam. Prentice Gentleman,
Captain; Fran. Waller Gentleman, Captain.
Robert Jermy Esquire, Colonel; Tho. Toll Esquire,
Lieutenant-Colonel; Wm. Lifte Esquire, Captain; Tobias
Pedder Esquire, Captain; Wm. Gore Gentleman, Captain; Robert Watter Gentleman, Captain; John Holman
Edward Bulwer Esquire, Colonel; Robert Doughty
Esquire, Lieutenant-Colonel; Wm. Stewart Esquire,
Major; Richard Cubit Esquire, Captain; Wm. Cobb
Gentleman, Captain; Robert Flight Gentleman, Captain;
Robert Burton Gentleman, Captain.
For Lynne Corporation.
Joshua Green Esquire, Captain.
Resolved, That Thomas Toll Esquire be, and is hereby
approved to be, Lieutenant-Colonel to Colonel Jermye's