Index - K-Z

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'Index - K-Z', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 7: 1651-1660 (1802), pp. 43-92. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=24959 Date accessed: 28 July 2014.


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A. 1651, 1652, & 1653.A. 1653.A. 1654.A. 1656 & 1657.A. 1658 & 1659.A. 1659.A. 1651, 1652 & 1653.A. 1653.A. 1654.A. 1656 & 1657.A. 1658 & 1659.A. 1659.A. 1651, 1652, & 1653.A. 1653.A. 1654.A. 1656 & 1657.A. 1658 & 1659.A. 1659.A. 1651, 1652 & 1653.A. 1653.A. 1654.A. 1656 & 1657.A. 1658 & 1659.A. 1659.A. 1651, 1652 & 1653.A. 1653.A. 1654.A. 1656 & 1657.A. 1658 & 1659.A. 1659.A. 1651, 1652 & 1653.A. 1653.A. 1654.A. 1656 & 1657.A. 1658 & 1659.A. 1659.A. 1651, 1652, & 1653.A. 1653.A. 1654.A. 1656 & 1657.A. 1658 & 1659.A. 1659.A. 1651, 1652 & 1653.A. 1653.A. 1654.A. 1656 & 1657.A. 1658 & 1659.A. 1659.A. 1651, 1652 & 1653.A. 1653.A. 1654.A. 1656 & 1657.A. 1658 & 1659.A. 1659.A. 1651, 1652, & 1653.A. 1653.A. 1654.A. 1656 & 1657.A. 1658 & 1659.A. 1659.A. 1651, 1652, & 1653.A. 1653.1654.A. 1656 & 1657.A. 1658 & 1659.A. 1659.A. 1651, 1652, & 1653.A. 1653.A. 1654.A. 1656 & 1657.A. 1658 & 1659.A. 1659.A. 1651, 1652, & 1653.A. 1653.A. 1654.A. 1656, & 1657.A. 1658 & 1659.A. 1659.A. 1651, 1652 & 1653.A. 1659.

A. 1651, 1652, & 1653.

KAYNES, Alexander, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 27 Oct.

Kellam, Richard, 1652, Upon Report from the Committee of the Army that he was slain at Worcester, Order for paying his Widow 30£. 7 Apr.

Kellett, Richard, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 July.

Kent, 1651, Order appointing High Sheriff, and for a Commission under the Great Seal, 4 Nov.
-, - 1652, Like Order, 12 Nov. His Absence out of the County to be dispensed with.

Kestle, John, 1652, Petition read, and referred to a Committee; Sale of his Lands to be stayed in the mean Time, 26 Oct.

Keys, Richard, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 27 Oct.

Keys, John, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 28 Oct.

Kidds, Christopher, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Kildare, Earl of, 1651, Order for paying 4£. per Week for the Use of his Children, in Part of his Arrears, 10 Oct.

Killegrew, Sir Peter, and Henry, 1652, Petitions and Certificate touching them, read; Order for inserting the Name of Henry in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 23 July.-Grant of the weekly Market at Smithick to be made to Sir Peter and his Heirs for five Weeks; Attorney General to prepare a Patent, 19 Jan.

Killey, Bernard, 1652, Queen of Sweden's Letter touching him read; Commissioners in Ireland to examine the State of the Business; Letter for that Purpose, ordered; Speaker to sign it; Copy of the Queen's Letter to be inclosed, 28 July.

Killingbeck, Mrs. 1652, her Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

King, late, 1652, Order for selling divers Castles, Houses, Parks, Lands and Hereditaments belonging to him for ready Money; a Committee to consider how they may be a Security for ready Money; Power given them to survey the Particulars, 27 Nov.-Bill read twice, and committed; Committee to consider whether any excepted by a former Proviso is fit to be sold, 6 Dec. Bill reported; Debate thereon adjourned. Resumed; Bill to be ingrossed. Read third Time; Debate adjourned. Resumed; Act passed, and to be printed.

Kinge, Sir Robert, 1653, Petition to be read, 5 Apr.

Kingston, Charles, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Kirkly, Thomas, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 28 Oct.

Kirke, Sir David, 1651, Petition read, 1 Feb.

Knausborough, John, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Knight, 1652, desired to preach, 15 Mar.

Knights, William, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 26 Oct.

Knolles, John, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 July.

Kynaston, Colonel John, 1651, the Committee of the Army to state his Accounts; his Widow's Petition referred; Order for allowing her 3£. per Week in the mean Time, 21 Nov. -Order touching his Accounts, to be amended, 25 Feb.
-, -George, 1652, Petition read; Order for inserting his Name in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Lands, 2 Nov.

A. 1653.

KATHARINE's Hospital, Master appointed; Order for a Patent under the Great Seal, 31 Oct.

Kendall, Henry and Son, Petition reported and read, 14 Nov.

Kent, Petition of Justices read; Speaker's Answer, 4 Aug.- Order appointing High Sheriff, and for a Commission under the Great Seal, 10 Nov.-Commissioners for the Assessments added.

Killegrew, Henry, Petition reported and read, 31 Oct. Vide Coriton.

King, Dr. Robert, appointed One of the Council of State, 1 Nov.

King, late, Bill for compelling Persons who hold Lands, & c. belonging to him, to discover them by a Day prefixed, upon Pain of Sequestration, ordered, 23 Aug.-Bill for Sale of some Castles and Houses belonging to him, and of Reversions and Remainders in the Crown, ordered, 12 Sept.

Kingston upon Thames, Petition of well-affected People read, and referred to several Justices in the County, 19 July.

A. 1654.

KILKENNY. Vide Caterlaugh. King, late, Resolution that all Sales of his Lands shall be valid, 15 Dec. Vide Government.

A. 1656 & 1657.

KING, late, 1656, a Committee to require an Account of Trustees and Contractors for Sale of his Lands, and touching Obstructions, and what Moneys are in the Treasurers Hands, or due from Purchasers, 17 Oct.-Bill touching private Debts entered in his, the Queen's, or Prince's Names, ordered, 11 Mar.

Kingwood Forest. Vide Forests.

Kirkobright. Vide Dumfreeze.

Knight's Service. Vide Wards, Court of.

A. 1658 & 1659.

KING, William. Vide Privileges.

A. 1659.

KELSEY, Colonel Thomas, List of Officers in his Regiment, reported, and read, 9 July-Order for discharging him from all military Employments; Serjeant to carry it him; Name of the next superior Officer in his Regiment to be presented, 12 Oct.-Order for consining him to his House farthest distant from London, 9 Jan. Council of State to secure him if he disobeys it.

Kent, Petition of divers Gentlemen, read; Petitioners thanked, 4 June. High Sheriff appointed-Commissioners for the Militia added, 5 & 12 Aug. Their Letter, with Names of Officers for several Regiments, read; Previous and main Questions, that, as to the two Competitors to be Colonels of a Regiment of Horse, it be referred back to them, severally Affirmative-List of Officers read; several re-committed, the rest approved; Council of State to prepare Commissions and send them down; Officers to take the Engagemen.

Kilmurry, Lord Viscount, Order for discharging him from his Imprisonment and suspending his Sequestration, 27 Feb.

King, late, Trustees for Sale of his Lands to proceed to the Sale of all comprised within the Act for several exempted by a former Act, 18 June-To proceed to the Sale of all contained in several Acts for the Sale thereof, 4 Oct.

Kirk, Stephen, ordered into Custody as a Delinquent and Debtor to the State, 21 Sept. Commissioners for bringing in the Arrears, to send for and treat with him.

Knightley, Richard, appointed One of the Council of State, 23 Feb.

Knights, Poor. Vide Windsor Castle.

A. 1651, 1652 & 1653.

LABURNE, William, 1652, Question for inserting his Name in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, Neg. 2 July-Order for it, 28 Oct.
-, -John, 1652, Petition read; Question for inserting his Name in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, Neg. 2 July.

Lake, Lancelot, and Thomas Leeke, 1651, State of their Case reported, and read; Resolution, that they pay the Remainder of their Fine by a Time limited, or that the Estate for which the Composition was made be sequestered, 24 Mar.
-, -Anne, 1651, Petition and Case referred to the Committee of the Army, 20 Nov.

Lambe, William, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 28 Oct.

Lambert, Major General, 1651, his Letters read, 19 & 21 Aug. -Others, with Letters inclosed, read-Resolution for settling Lands in Scotland of 1,000£. per Annum on him and his Heirs; Bill for that Purpose ordered, 9 Sept.- Commissioners there to be required by Letter to set out Lands; Speaker to sign it-Report touching appointing him Commander in Chief in Ireland, under Lord Lieutenant, to be considered, 23 Jan. Considered; Order appointing Lord Lieutenant to give him a Deputation-Council of State to write to him to repair hither speedily.
-, -1652, Order for Letter of Thanks to him for his extraordinary Care and Pains in managing Affairs in Scotland, 14 May.

Lancaster, County, 1651, Order for paying Ships taken up for Service thereof, 29 Aug.-Letters from thence with List of Prisoners, and of Officers and Soldiers slain-Relation of the Manner and Circumstances of the Fight; Order for Heward to the Messenger-Narrative from the Council of State reported, and read; Order for a Thanksgiving. Vide Thanksgiving.-Order appointing a High Sheriff, and for a Commission under the Duchy Seal, 20 Nov.
-, -1652, Like Order, 12 Nov.
-, -Duchy of, 1651, Act for continuing the Chancellor and Attorney General, read twice; Question for Ingrossment, Neg. Act passed, and to be printed-The Committee of the Universities to consider of the Jurisdiction of this Duchy, and of Chester and Durham, 26 Nov.
-, - 1652, Resolution for continuing the Jurisdiction Six Months longer; Act for that Purpose read twice; Question for Ingrossment, Neg. Act passed, and to be printed,: Apt. -Resolution for continuing it till 1st April next; Act for that Purpose read twice; Question for Ingrossment, Neg. Act passed, and to be printed, 1 Jan.
-, - 1653, Petition of Inhabitants read, 1 Apr.-Act for continuing the Jurisdiction of the Duchy Six Months longer, read twice; Question for Ingrossment, Neg. Act passed, and to be printed.

Lancaster, Nathanael, 1651, Letter and Examination of him, read, 5 Sept.
-, - John, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 July.

Lane, Mr. 1651. Vide Privileges.
-, -Richard, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 27 Oct.

Laney, Dr. 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Lang, Thomas, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 27 Oct.

Langdale, William, 1651, Certificate from the Commissioners for compounding, touching him, read; Question for inserting his Name in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, Neg. 21 July.
-, -Walter, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 20 Oct.
-, - Sir Marmaduke, 1652, Petition of his distressed Orphans referred to the Committee of Petitions, 27 Aug.

Langfield, Arthur, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Langton, Abraham, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 July.

Langtree, Thomas, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 July.

Lassells, Capt. Thomas, 1652, Previous and main Questions for referring it to the Commissioners for compounding, to admit him to compound for an Estate at the Rate of Two Sixths, severally Affirmative, 14 Jan.

Latham, Richard and William, 1652, their Names to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 July.
-, -John and Edward, 1652, their Names to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 July.

Lauderdale, Earl of, 1651, Resolution that he is a fit Person to be brought to Trial-That he be committed to the Tower, 11 Sept.

Law, 1651, Committee for Regulation thereof, revived; with Power to send for Persons, & c. Order for their meeting, and fitting de die in diem-Former Report from them to be considered, 8 Oct.-Resolution for appointing Persons not Members to consider the Inconveniencies of the Law; a Committee to present Names, 26 Dec.-Present them, 9 Jan. Resolution touching the Number; Four appointed; Residue of the Paper re-committed, with Power to present 17 other Names. Names presented; Debate adjourned. Resumed. More appointed; Quorum and Place for their sitting; Time for their first Meeting; Serjeant to give them Notice; the Committee of the Revenue to defray the incident Charges-Order for them to report their Opinions to a Committee-The Committee impowered to consider what is presented to them-Days appointed for receiving their Reports; Bill reported. Vide Marriages-Referrees added 19 Mar.
-, -1652, Other Bills reported, 25 Mar. Vide Fines, Rents, and Oaths-Book containing the whole System of the Law as it came from the Committee, to be read, 19 Jan. Read in Part. Fully read; Order for printing 300 Copies for the Use of the Members-A Committee to consider of the ancient penal Laws, 8 Feb.

Lawrenson, John, Question for inserting his Name in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, Neg. 2 July-Order for it, 28 Oct.

Lawson, John, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 15 July.

Layfield, William, 1652, Question for inserting his Name in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, Neg. 2 July.

Leach, Catharine, 1652, Pardon for her read and agreed to; Order for passing it under the Great Seal, 20 July.

Leather. Vide Wool.

Lechmere, Mr. 1651, his Letters read, 27 Aug.-1 Sept.

Lee, Elizabeth, 1651, Petition and Case referred to the Committee of the Army, 20 Nov.

Leeke, Thomas. Vide Lake, Lancelot.

Leen, Robert. Vide Ball, George.

Leghorne, 1653, Letters from thence read, 30 Mar.

Leicester County, 1651, Order appointing High Sheriff, and for a Commission under the Great Seal, 4 Nov. Leave given him to live at his Father's-Petition of wellaffected Inhabitants read, 11 Dec.
-, - 1652, Order appointing High Sheriff, and for a Commission under the Great Seal, 11 Nov.-For discharging him and appointing another-For discharging him and appointing another.
-, - Countess of, 1651, Petition read, and referred to the Committee of Obstructions in the Sale of late King's Lands -Trustees to forbear Proceedings concerning a Jewel mentioned therein, 8 Jan.

Leigh, Lady Mary, 1652, Petition read and referred to the Committee of Petitions, 27 Aug.
-, -Uriam, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 27 Oct.

Leighton, Harcourt, 1651, Petition read, and referred to the Committee of Obstructions, 3 Feb. State of his Case reported; Judges of the Common Pleas to take a Recovery for re conveying Moneys and Lands to him and his Heirs.

Lemster. Vide Ireland.

Lenthall, Sir John, 1652, Report touching him, and Petition against him, read; the Court of Upper Bench to consider all Complaints against him, and give Redress without any Charge to the Complainants, 19 Jan.

Leopold, Archduke, 1652, his Letter read; Council of State to prepare an Answer, 5 Jan. Answer reported, read and agreed to; Order for sending it; Speaker to sign and seal it-Members to withdraw and see it sealed, 4 Feb.-Leave to transport 300 Weight of Wool to his Brother.

Levant Merchants, 1651, Petition and Narrative of several, reported, and read; Order for restoring their Ships and Lading without Seizure and Confiscation, 3 Feb.-For bringing the Goods into some English Port-Upon Report concerning another Petition, Power given them to order the bringing in Goods which were landed in the Streights, in Ships taken into the State's Service, without being liable to Confiscation, 10 Mar.

Leven, Earl of, 1651, to have Liberty to go to Mr. Delavale's House, upon such Security, as the Council of State shall think fit, 11 Nov.
-, - 1652, his Petition read, and referred to the Committee for Confiscation of Estates in Scotland, 29 Oct.

Levesey, George, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 July.

Levett, Mr. 1651. Vide Privileges.

Lewes, 1652, Petition of Inhabitants read, and referred to the Committee of the Navy, 6 Apr.

Lewis, William, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 28 Oct.
-, - Dr. William, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Lewkner, William, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Leyland, Richard, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 July.
-, - Ellis and George, 1652, Question for inserting their Names in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, Neg. 2 July.-Order for inserting the Name of Ellis, 28 Oct.

Licence, Thomas, 1651, Resolution that he is a fit Person to be brought to Trial-That he be tried by a Court Martila; Council of State to see the Vote put in Execution speedily and effectually, 11 Sept.

Lilbourn, Colonel Robert, 1651, his Letter from Wigan, with List of Prisoners taken, and of Officers and Soldiers slain, read; Order for Letter of Thanks; Speaker to sign it-Order for speedy Payment of 500£. to him, in Part of 2,000£. granted by Parliament, 30 Aug.-Another Letter from him read, 3 Sept.-A Committee to prepare Act for settling Lands in Lancashire of 200£. per Annum on him and his Heirs, 30 Aug.
-, -1652, Order for settling Lands of the same Value in Scotland, in lieu thereof; Commissioners there to set them out and put him in Possession; Speaker to write Letter for that Purpose, 14 Jan.

Limerick, 1652. Vide Ireland.

Lincoln County, 1651, Order appointing High Sheriff, and for Commission under the Great Seal, 4 Nov.-Commissioners for the Assessments added, 6 Jan.
-, -1652, Information that divers Gentlemen were at the Door with a Petition; Members sent out to receive it, 1 June-High Sheriff appointed for the Remainder of the Year: Order for a Commission under the Great Seal, 14 Sept. -Leave given him to stay in London, 22 Oct.-Order appointing High Sheriff, and for a Commission under the Great Seal, 12 Nov.

Lindsey, Earl of, 1652, Petition read, and referred to Trustees for Sale of late King's Lands, 26 Aug.

Lineaker, John, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 28 Oct.

Linkhorne, James, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Linsey, Thomas, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 27 Oct.

Lisle, Lord Commissioner, appointed One of the Council of State, 24 Nov. 1651-24 Nov. 1652.
-, -Lord Viscount, 1651, appointed One of the Council of State, 24 Nov.
-, - 1652, Like Appointment, 24 Nov.-Appointed Ambassador Extraordinary to Sweden; Attorney General to prepare a Commission; and Council of State to prepare Instructions for him, 31 Dec.-To hasten his going, 28 Jan.- Instructions reported, read, and agreed to, with Amendments -Draught of his Commission reported, read, and agreed to; Order for ingrossing and sealing it with the Parliament Seal; Council of State to prepare Letters of Credence, 22 Mar.
-, - 1653, Letters reported, read and agreed to; Speaker to sign them, and put the Parliament Seal thereto, 30 Mar. -Commission to be sealed with the Great Seal, 7 Apr.

Lisle, Daniel, 1652, his Letters read, 10 June-9 July- His Relation touching his Reception and Entertainment by the Queen of Sweden; thanked for his Services, and to be recommended for some Employment in Ireland.

Lister, Thomas, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 25 Nov.

Littlejohn, John, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 27 Oct.

Littleton, Sir Edward, 1652, Petition read; Order for inserting his Name in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Liverpoole, 1651, Letter from thence with List of Prisoners taken, read, 12 Sept.

Lockier, John, 1652, his Case referred back to the Commi sioners for compounding, 3 Nov.

Lockyer, Mr. desired to preach, 17 Sept. 1651-27 Jan. 1652 -Thanked, 23 Sept. 1651.

Loddington, 1652, Petition of poor distressed Inhabitants, referred to a Committee, with Power to consider of fit Remedies in like Cases, 3 June.

Loftus, Lady Dorothy, 1651, Petition to be read, 27 Aug.- 3 & 30 Sept.-Order for continuing her weekly Pension Six Months longer, 21 Nov.
-, - Lady Jane, 1651, Order for continuing her weekly Pension Six Months longer, 21 Nov.
-, - Lord Viscount, 1652, Petition read, and referred to the Committee of Petitions, 27 Aug.-Order for making Report, 13 Jan.

Loyd, William, 1652, Order for paying his Debts and Engagements, 29 June.
-, - Dr. Hugh, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 28 Oct.
-, - Tristram, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

London, 1651, Act for authorizing several Persons to put in Execution several Ordinances and Acts for settling the Militia thereof, and raising Horses, read twice; Continuance; Question for Ingrossment, Neg. Act passed, and to be printed -Letter from Lord Mayor and Recorder, read; Declaratory Order, indemnifying all Deserters from the City trained Bands, who have listed voluntarily in the Parliament Army, to be printed, with the Act, 15 Aug.-Act for giving further Power to the respective Commanders of the several Militias of London and Tower Hamlets, Southwark and Westminster, read twice; Question for Ingrossment, Neg. Act passed, and to be printed; Declaratory Vote touching Volunteers in the Parliament Army, to be printed with it-Speaker's Report touching the great Appearance and Chearfulness of the Militias; Lord Mayor, & c. to be thanked. Report of Thanks given-House acquainted they are to have another general Rendezvous; Speaker and House to attend there -Letter to Lord Mayor, & c. subscribed Charles R. read; Ashe to be sent for forthwith; Letter to be burnt by the Common Hangman; Sheriffs to see it done, 25 Aug.-Petition of Merchants and others, read, and referred to a Committee, 3 Sept. Vide Carmen-Petition of Lord Mayor, & c. read; Council of State to compose the Differences about Election of Magistrates, or report the Matter of Fact, 3 Oct. -Order of Reference renewed to the present Council of State, 4 Dec. Report to be made-Petition of Lord Mayor, & c. with a printed Act of Common Council, read, and referred to the Council of State; Execution of the Act of Common Council to be suspended in the mean Time-Act for continuing two former Acts touching Elections in the City of London, read; Question for second Reading, Neg. Act rejected-Another to the same Purport, read twice; Question for Ingrossment, Neg. Act passed, and to be printed- Lord Mayor Elect to attend for Approbation, 21 Oct. Presented and approved-Petition of Masters, & c. of the several Companies read, and referred to Council of State to hear both Parties, 11 Dec.-Letter from the States General to Lord Mayor, reported, opened, and copied, then sealed up and sent to be delivered to the Common Council, 6 Jan.
-, - Petition of many well-affected Citizens, read, and referred to Council of State-Petition of many well-affected Merchants, & c. read; Petitioners thanked, 11 Mar.
-, - 1652, Persons dispensed with from serving the Office of Sheriff, 25 Aug.-Petition of well-affected Inhabitants, read, and referred to the Committee of Petitions- Lord Mayor Elect to attend for Approbation, 26 Oct. Presented and approved-Lord Mayor, & c. to consider of the exorbitant Price of Coals, 10 Dec.-Certificate from the Court of Aldermen, reported; Lord Mayor, & c. upon Presentment of the Grand Jury, to set such Price as they shall think fit; Continuance of the Order, 11 Jan. Relation of their Proceedings; Council of State to consider how Men may be pressed out of the Coal Ships, so that they may not be hindered in their Voyages-Petition of Lord Mayor, & c. read; a Committee to prepare Act for the Market therein complained of, 4 Feb.

Longley, Richard, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Love, Christopher, 1651, Debate touching him to be resumed 15 Aug. Resumed; his and other Petitions read; Order for shutting the Door; Question for respiting his Execution, Neg. Resolution to be sent to the High Court of Justice-Question for reading his Petition, Neg. 22.
-, - Nicolas, 1651, appointed One of the Council of State, 24 Nov.

Loveday, Henry, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 July.

Lovelace, Lord, 1651, Act enabling him to sell Lands for Payment of his Fine and Debts, read twice; Question for Ingrossment, Neg. Act passed, 20 Aug.-Declaration that he is comprehended within the Vote for Payment of the Remainder of his Fine with Interest, 17 Mar.
-, - 1652, his Petition to be considered, 13 Apr. Read; Resolution for abating part of his Fine, and allowing him further Time for Payment of the Remainder.

Lowther, Richard, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Lubeck, 1652, Letter and Remonstrance from thence to be translated, 27 Jan. Translates thereof, read, and referred to the Council of State, 1 Feb.

Lucas, Richard, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 28 Oct.

Ludlow, Lieutenant General Edmund, 1652, to double Money formerly allowed him out of Delinquents Estates, upon Purchase of such Estates, 22 Oct.

Lydcott, Colonel, 1651, the Committee of Accounts to examine and state the Accounts of his Arrears-The Committee of the Army to consider of giving him Satisfaction for his Services before he came into established Pay, 31 Oct.

Lyon, de Aisema. Vide Hans Towns.

A. 1653.

LAMBERMONT, John and Lewis, de, Petition read; Order for inserting their Names in a Naturalization Bill, 3 Oct. Vide Hullenberch.

Lambert, Major General, Previous and main Questions for calling him to sit as a Member, severally Affirmative, 5 July- Appointed one of the Council of State.

Lancaster County, Order appointing High Sheriff, and for a Commission under the Great Seal, 10 Nov.
-, - Duchy of, Bill for continuing the Jurisdiction thereof, read twice, and rejected, 16 Sept.-Another to the same Purport, read twice; Commissioners appointed; Question for Ingrossment; Neg. Act passed and to be printed.

Lancton, Mr. Petition of his Tenants reported, and read; Commissioners to forbear any Composition with them; the Committee of Petitions to examine and state their Case, 24 Oct.

Langden, Walter, Petition reported, and read; Order for admitting him to his Composition, 3 Oct.

Law, the Grievances thereof to be considered; Gentlemen formerly appointed to consider them, to perase the Acts by them prepared; Order for printing them for the Members use, 12 July-A Committee to consider Matters touching the Law.-Debate about it; adjourned, 18 Aug. Resumed; the Committee to proceed with the Regulation thereof-Previous and main Questions for appointing a Committee to consider of a new Body of Law, severally Affirmative; Quorum appointed-Committees added, 20 Oct.

Lawrence, Mr. appointed One of the Council of State, 14 July.
-, - Richard, appointed Agent to Constantinople; Instructions for him reported, read and agreed to, 16 Aug.

Lawson, Rear Admiral, Order for presenting him with a Gold Chain; Vote to be communicated to him, 8 Aug.
-, - John, Petition read, and referred to the Committee of publick Debts; Payment of the Second Moiety of his Purchase Money, to be respited, 7 Sept.-His Case reported; Payment remitted, 17 Oct.

Learning, a Committee to name a Committee for Advancement thereof, 20 July-Report; Quorum appointed; Committees added.

Leech, Dame Anne, a Committee to consider of Monies desired to be doubled by her on Forest Lands, 7 Oct. Vide Forest Lands.
-, - Edmund and Robert Harding, their Proposals reported, and referred to the Committee of Irish Affairs, 13 Aug.

Leicester County, Order appointing a High Sheriff, and for a Commission under the Great Seal, 10 Nov.-Petition of wellaffected Persons read; Question for referring it to a Committee, Neg. 26.

Leith. Vide Scotland.

Lenthall, Sir John, Proceedings of the Committee of Prisons touching him and the State of the Upper Bench Prison reported; his Answer read; Order for taking him into Custody; Serjeant to take Charge of the Prison and Prisoners, with the same Power the Marshal had; the Committee to receive Informations against Sir John, 30 July -List of Prisoners, with the Causes of their Imprisonment, and Books of the Paper Office, to be delivered to Serjeant, 1 Aug.-Sir John's Petition read-Charge against him reported; Report to be considered-Matters of the Crime concerning Blood and Murder referred to some Justices-Of the Crimes of Breach of Trust and Delinquency recommitted.

Levingston, James and Wife, Petition reported and read; Order for discharging so much of the Earl of Lowden's Estate from Sequestration as will satisfy his Debt with Interest, 3 Oct.

Lilbourn, Lieutenant Colonel John, Papers touching his Carriage in foreign Parts, and a Copy of his Letter to his Wife, read, 13 July-His Petition, and Petition on his behalf, read; Question for suspending all Proceedings against him at Law, Neg. 14-Another Petition on his behalf. Vide Privileges-Order for keeping him close Prisoner, 2 Aug.-Taken off-Council of State to examine the whole Business of his Tryal, and touching seditious Papers dispersed and Words spoken by him in Derogation of the Parliament-Their Report; referred to them to take Course for further securing him-To prepare abstract of Examinations and Papers formerly and now reported-His Wife's Petition read, 7 Sept.-Previous and main Questions, that Lieutenant of the Tower be injoined to detain him, notwithstanding any Habeas Corpus, severally Affirmative, 26 Nov.

Lincoln County, Order appointing High Sheriff, and for a Commission under the Great Seal, 10 Nov.

Lisle, Lord Viscount, appointed One of the Council of State, 14 July-1 Nov.

Lister, Sir Martin, and Hugh May, Order for making Report touching them, 26 & 30 Nov.

London, Petition of well-affected Inhabitants read; Speaker's Answer; Member to acquaint them the House will take it into Consideration, 13 July-Debate thereon laid aside. -Petition of well-affected People of London, Westminster, and Southwark, on Behalf of Lieutenant Colonel John Lilbourn read. Vide Privileges-Petition of several Companies reported, and referred to the Committee of Irish Affairs, 22 Aug.-Petition of Lord Mayor, & c. read, and referred to the Council of State, 2 Sept.-Lord Mayor elect to be presented for Approbation, 6 Oct.-Presented and approved-Petition of Aldermen and Common Council read, and referred to a Committee; Speaker's Answer -Petition of Lord Mayor, & c. read; Debate thereon adjourned, 7 Nov.

Long, Lislebone, appointed One of the Judges of the Admiralty, 23 July-Question for inserting his Name in the Bill for settling the Jurisdiction thereof, Neg. 29.

Longvile, Sir Edward, Petition read, and referred to the Committee of Prisoners, 7 Oct.

Lubeck, Letter from the Burgomaster and Senators; Council of State to prepare Answer, 14 Nov.

Lunaticks. Vide Idiots.

Luppit, Petition of the Church there read, 26 Aug. Vide Religion.

A. 1654.

LAW, Civil, a Committee to consider of Encouragement to the Profession, 22 Dec.

Legacies. Vide Wills.

Lenthall, Mr. chosen Speaker, 4 Sept. Vide Speaker.

Lewes New Writ, 25 Oct.

London, Petition of several Companies read, and referred to the Committee on the Bill touching Government, 18 Dec. Vide Government.

Lunaticks and Idiots, Bill touching them read, 15 Jan.

A. 1656 & 1657.

LABOURERS, 1656, a Committee to consider the Habits and Fashions of Labourers and Servants, and prepare a Bill for remedying Abuses therein, 7 Oct. Vide Artificers.

Lancaster County, 1657, Letter touching the Forces to be read, 8 June.

Latham Hamlett, 1657, Bill to enable him and others to sell Lands for Payment of Debts, 23 Apr.

Launder. Vide Pebles.

Law, Civil, 1656, Petition of Doctors thereof, in Behalf of themselves and their Profession, to be read, 21 Nov.-Read, and referred to a Committee-Committees added, 1, 4 & 6 Dec. Order for making Report, 24 Dec.-17 Feb.

Lawrence, Henry, and John Fryer, 1656, Petition reported; Resolution, that they are fit Objects of Mercy and Pardon, and to be offered to Protector, 30 Sept. Vide Deane, John.
-, - William, Martha, and Theodore, 1656, Bill for Naturalizing them and others read, 10 Oct.-Reported and to be ingrossed, 21 Nov. Passed; Protector's Consent to be desired; Protector's Consent.

Layton, 1656, Bill for building the Vicar's House ordered, 9 Mar.

Leadenhall, 1656, Petitions read; Bill for altering the Day for the Leather Market from Monday to Tuesday ordered, 20 Nov. Read. Read a Second Time; Blanks filled up; Bill to be ingrossed. Passed; Protector's Consent to be desired; Protector's Consent.

Ledbury, 1657, Bill for it to be read, 2 Apr.

Lee, Richard, 1656, Petition read, and referred to a Committee, 9 Dec. Vide Leicester Town.

Leech, Lady Jane and Son, 1656, Petition read, and referred to a Committee, 14 Mar.-Committees added.

Leicester Town, 1656, Petition of Mayor, & c. read; Bill for settling and regulating Wigstone's Hospital ordered, 21 Nov. To be read-Read, 2 Dec. Order for second Reading-Bill committed; Petitions and Papers annexed referred; the Committee to bring in Names of Trustees- Bill to be reported, 6 Feb. Reported; Governors added; Bill to be ingrossed. Order for third Reading. Bill passed; Protector's Consent to be desired.
-, - 1657, Protector's Consent, 9 June.

Levant Company, 1656, Petition to be read, 21 Jan.-Read, with Sir Sackvile Crowe's Petition, and referred to a Committee, with Power to examine upon Oath; another Petition read, and referred.
-, - 1657, Order for making Report-For staying all Proceedings at Law by Sir Sackvile in the mean Time, 1 May -Committees added.

Levingston, Mr. Vide Stirling, Countess of.

Lewis, Widow, 1656, Order for bestowing Part of the last Collection on her, 7 Mar.

Lidborne, 1656, Bill for better Maintenance of the Vicar and Schoolmaster read, 11 Mar.

Lime Kilns. Vide Buildings.

Linchebeck, Henry, 1656, Bill for Naturalizing him and others read, 27 Oct. Committed.

Lincolns Inn Fields, 1657, Petition of Inhabitants read, and referred to the Committee on the Bill for Buildings, 20 May.
-, - Petition of several Owners and Lessees of Houses, read, and referred. Vide Buildings.

Lisle, Henry, 1656, Petition to be read, 9 Dec.-Read; Question for referring it to a Committee, Neg. Petition rejected, 9 Feb.

Lister, Captain Edmund, 1656, Petition to be read, 1 Dec.- Read, and referred to a Committee, with Power to hear Parties.
-, - 1657, Report; Resolution for settling the undisposed Part of Elize Hele's Estate on him, the Committee to prepare Bill for that Purpose, 6 June.

Lockmaben. Vide Dumfreeze.

Loftus, Lord Viscount, 1656, Petition read, and referred to a Committee, 21 Feb.-Committee impowered to examine Witnesses, and send for Persons, & c.-Liberty given him to attend the Committee with his Keeper, and instruct his Counsel, 21 Mar.
-, - 1657, Committees added, 29 May.

London, 1656, a Committee to consider of the Arrears of the Assessments due from the City, 17 Oct.-Petition of Lord Mayor, & c. read; Report; Resolution that 6,823£. 15s 5d. ought to be paid by the Still Yard and Merchants of the Intercourse, or levied by Distress; Debate thereon adjourned, 19 Dec.-Resumed; Question for charging 2,325£. upon the Temple, Neg. Resolution for charging it again upon the City-For charging 12,330£. 17s. abated by the Commissioners-For remitting 6,685£. 15s. alleged to be discharged by the Act of Oblivion-Petition of Inhabitants of London and Westminster read-Petition of President and Governors of the Corporation for setting the Poor on Work read, and referred to a Committee, with Power to prepare such Bill as is desired; the Committee to consider how poor Children in the Country may be provided for-Revived, 2 & 19 Mar.-Petition of Aldermen to be received, 27 & 31 Jan.-Petition of Lord Mayor, & c. read and referred to a Committee, with Power to send for Patents and Persons, and to hear Parties concerned, 1 Apr.-Another from them read and referred to the Committee of Naturalization, with Power to offer a Proviso-Another to be read, 6 June.

Lord's Day. Vide Sunday.

Lords, House of. Vide Messages.

Losse, Frederick, 1657, his Name to be inserted in a Naturalization Bill, 6 Oct. Vide Tanturier.

Louthian, Colonel James, 1657, Petition to be read, 23 & 25 May. Read; Commissioners for Accounts to state his Accounts, and give him Debentures for his Arrears; Trustees for Sale of late King's Lands to give him Bonds thereupon.

Loyd, Charles, 1657, Bill for settling on him in Lands in Ireland, in lieu of other Lands fallen to him by Lot as an Adventurer, read, 1 Apr.-Committed, 2 May. Committees added; Committee to present Commissioners Names- Bill reported and to be ingrossed, 6 June.

Lucy, Sir Richard. Vide Biron, Ernestus.

Lunaticks and Idiots, 1656, a Committee to prepare Bill touching the Care of them, 23 Sept.

Lynn, 1656, Election and double Return, 25 Sept.-Report; Return to be amended, 20 Oct. Amended-New Writ.

A. 1658 & 1659.

LAMBERT, John, his Case touching a Purchase of a yearly Rent out of Hatfield Chace, referred to a Committee, with Power to hear Persons concerned, 31 Mar.

Lancaster County, Petition of Part of the supernumerary Forces disbanded, touching stating their Accounts, and putting them into Bonds, read, and referred to a Committee, 13 Apr.

Lewes New Writ, 11 Feb.

Lilbourne, Colonel John, his Widow's Petition read and referred to a Committee, 5 Feb. Report; Bill for annulling the Sentence and Proceedings of the House against him ordered.

London, Members to acquaint Persons attending with a Petition, that House is in Debate upon Business of great Concernment, and will hear them when the Debate is over, 9 Feb. Petitioners called in; Petition of divers Citizens and Inhabitants in and about London read; Speaker's Answer.

Long, Sir Lislebone, desired to take the Chair during Speaker's Absence, 10 Mar.

A. 1659.

LACY, Rowland, Order for discharging him from his Imprisonment, and suspending his Sequestration, 27 Feb.

Laken, Lieutenant, to be recommended to the Commissioners for nominating Officers for a Captain's Place, 30 Sept.

Lambert, Major General, appointed one of the Council of State, 13 May-Appointed a Commissioner for nominating Officers-Council to present a Commission with Blank for the Continuance-List of Officers in his Regiment reported, read and approved-Their Commissions delivered, 11 June-30 July-Order for discharging him from all Military Employments; Serjeant to carry it to him; Name of the next superior Officer in his Regiment to be presented; Colonel, Lieutenant Colonel, and Major, appointed, 12 Oct. -Resolution for including him in a Vote of Indemnity, 2 Jan.-Letters from him and divers Officers, with a Paper inclosed, read-Order for confining him to his House furthest distant from London. Council of State to secure him if he disobeys it-Liberty given him to reside at Holmby till further Order-Upon Report from Council of State that he is secretly in London, Previous Question for summoning him, under a Penalty to appear before Council of State, and give Security to do nothing to the Prejudice of the State, and then to depart to Holmby, Neg. A Committee to prepare Summons to attend them, 8 Feb. Draught thereof reported and read-Proclamation for him to render himself within a Time limited reported, read and agreed to; and to be printed; Serjeant to publish it at the usual Places-His Letter read-Other Letters from him read; his Appearance upon the Proclamation dispensed with- Order for permitting him upon Security to live quietly at his Country House, 1 Mar.-Report touching his Refusal to give Security; Order for committing him to the Tower approved-His Letter to the Council of State reported and read; Power given them to discharge him upon his Parcle or Security.

Lancaster County, Petition of Part of the Supernumeraries comprised in the List annexed read, and referred to a Committee, 10 June-Order for making Report, 6 July. Report; the Committee at Worcester House to state their Accounts, and give them Debentures; Trustees for Sale of the late King's Lands to give them Bonds thereupon; Accounts of such only who came in Person or have good Assignments to be allowed-Bills for continuing the Jurisdictions and Privileges of the County read; Question for second Reading, Neg. 30 June-1 Aug.-Bill for taking away the Regalities in Lancashire, Cheshire, the Isle of Ely, and other Places, ordered-Bill for holding an Assize in Lancashire ordered, 1 Aug. Read; Question for second Reading, Neg.-Another Bill ordered. Read twice; Questions for Commitment and Ingrossment, severally Neg. Bill passed and to be printed-Seal to be brought into the House to be cancelled; Profits thereof in the mean Time to be sequestered to the Use of the Commonwealth -Vote vacated, 27 Feb.-Commissioners for the Militia added, 8 Aug.-Order for seizing Arms and Ammunition of Persons who did not assist in suppressing the last Rebellion-Upon General Lambert's Report; Commissioners for Sequestrations to appoint Sub Commissioners, 2 Sept.- Commissioners of the Great Seal to grant Commissioners for Justices of Peace as in other Counties, 24 Jan.-Bill for holding an Assize read twice; Keeper of the Seal and Sheriff appointed; Bill committed, 24 Feb.-Bill for reviving the Jurisdictions of the Counties Palatine of Lancaster and Chester ordered-Read twice and committed, 3 Mar. Reported; Chancellor and Attorney appointed; Bill passed.

Landguard Fort, Report that Colonel Humphrey Breuster be Governor thereof, 4 July. Agreed to. His Commission delivered.

Lane, Thomas, ordered into Custody as a Delinquent and Debtor to the State, 21 Sept. Commissioners for bringing in the Arrears to send for and treat with him.

Lauderdale, Earl of, Order for allowing him 3£. per Week, 8 Oct.-Keeper of Windsor Castle to certify the Cause of his Imprisonment, 21 Feb.-Warrant for his Commitment read; Order for discharging him upon Security not to act any Thing prejudicial to the Commonwealth, 3 Mar.

Law, House to consider the Regulation thereof, and of Courts of Justice, 27 July-1 Aug.

Lawson, Captain John, appointed Commander in Chief of the Ships in the Narrow Seas, 26 May-Order for thanking him and the Officers of his Fleet for their Fidelity and good Service to the Parliament; Members appointed to present the Vote, and let them know the House will take care for Payment of their Arrears in due Time, 29 Dec.-Report of Delivery, and of their Readiness to serve the Parliament- His Letter read, 2 Jan.-Commanders placed by him in Frigates approved-Thanked for his Services since the late Interruption of Parliament-Resolution for settling Lands of 500£. per Annum on him and his Heirs; a Committee to set them out.

Layton, Roger, Petitions read, 27 July-11 Aug. Vide Crompton, Luke.

Leicester County, Petition of divers well-affected Ministers read; Petitioners thanked, 9 Sept.
-, -Town, Letter from thence read, 17 Aug.

Leith. Vide Scotland.

Lenthall, William, appointed Lord Keeper for Eight Days, 14 Aug. Continued Eight Days longer.
-, -Sir John to be put in the Commission of Peace, 9 Sept.
-, -Colonel, List of Officers in his Regiment reported; read and approved, 1 Feb. Their Commissions delivered.

Leventhorpe, Sir Thomas. Vide Northampton, Earl of-Order for suspending his Sequestration, 27 Feb.

Lewis, Sir William, appointed One of the Council of State, 23 Feb.

Lifeguard. Vide Parliament.

Lilbourne, Lieutenant Colonel John, his Widow's Petition read; Order for continuing her weekly Allowance, and paying the Arrears thereof-Bill for repealing the Act for executing a Judgment given in Parliament against him, read twice and committed, 13 June-Reported and to be ingrossed, 8 Aug. Passed-Order for discharging her Pension and paying her 100£. in lieu thereof, 9 Sept.-For continuing it and paying the Arrears, 15 Mar.
-, -Colonel Robert, Commissions delivered to him, and his Officers, 13 June-28 & 30 July-His seizing Horses for mounting his Foot approved, 9 Aug.-His Letter read, 6 Jan.-List of Officers in his Regiment reported, read and approved; Commissions delivered, 8 Feb.

Lilliston, Colonel, and Colonel Aston, Letter of Thanks to them ordered, 28 June-Read and agreed to; Speaker to sign it-List of Officers in Colonel Lilliston's Regiment read, 8 Feb.-Read again and approved-Their Commissions delivered.

Limcrick, Petition of Inhabitants read; Petitioners to be thanked; 18 July.

Lincoln County, Commissioners for the Militia added. 8 & 15 Aug.-Sheriff has Leave to come out of the County for Eight or Ten Days, 14 Sept.-Order for disbanding Two Militia Troops now kept together, 14 Jan.

Litchfield, Earl of Vide Northampton, Earl of.

Liverpoole, upon Report from the Council of State; Order that the Castle be demolished and made untenable, and that the Produce of the Lead and Materials be paid for the Use of the Commonwealth, 4 July-Bill for that Purpose read twice and committed-Reported and to be ingrossed-Passed.

Lloyd, Richard, ordered into Custody as a Delinquent and Debtor to the State, 21 Sept.-Commissioners for bringing in the Arrears to send for and treat with him.
-, - Foulk, and others, Petition read and to be considered; no Advantage to be taken to their Prejudice till the Parliament has declared their Resolution, 5 Oct.

Loans, Bill for Payment of such Monies as shall be borrowed for the Service of the Commonwealth, with Interest at 6£. per Cent. read twice, 5 July-Bill for borrowing 20,000£. for the Service of the Commonwealth, read twice and committed, 28 Dec.-Bill appointing to whom the Money shall be paid, read twice and committed-Reported and passed, 6 Jan.

Lockhart, Colonel, to be employed to the King of France; Council of State to prepare such Letters and Credentials for him, with such Character as they shall think fit, 13 June -Order for passing his Commission under the Great Seal; Speaker to sign a Docket for that purpose, 2 July-His Letter read, 18 Aug.-Report from Council of State that they have thought fit to send for him Home, 11 Oct.

Lockyer, Mr. desired to assist in carrying on the Work of Humiliation, 26 July.

Loe, Laurence, appointed Clerk of the Cheque outwards at the Port of London, 27 Feb.

Loftus, Sir Adam, Petition read and referred to Council of State, 18 July.

London, Lord Mayor, to take Care of the Preservation of the Peace of the City, 7 May-Petition of divers well-affected Citizens read; Petitioners thanked-A Committee to prepare Bill for settling the Militia; the Committee of Safety to consider of fit Persons to be Commissioners. Bill read. Committed; Names of Commissioners read twice and committed with the Bill-Bill reported; Commissioners added; Bill to be ingrossed, 5 July. Passed and to be printed; Qualifications set forth by Parliament, 9th May last, to be printed with it-Major General appointed. Order for him to set the Militia on Foot forthwith, and desire Lord Mayor to summon the Commissioners Clerk to deliver Names to him-Lists of Officers reported, read and approved; their Commissions delivered-Another List read and approved; Lieutenants and Ensigns approved by the Commissioners, to act till they can be commissioned by the Parliament; Council of State to deliver Commissions to absent Officers-Lists of Lieutenants and Ensigns read and approved. 11 & 18 Aug. Their Commissions delivered-Bill enabling the Commissioners to raise Three Months Assessments for paying for Drums, Provisions and incident Charges, read twice; Questions for Commitment and Ingrossment, severally Neg. Bill passed and to be printed; Commission delivered to the Commander in Chief, 2 Aug.-Petition of Inhabitants in and about London read; Petitioners thanked, 12 May-A Committee to present Names of Persons to be Commissioners of Oyer and Terminer for the City; Names reported; others added; Order for a Commission under the Great Seal-Petition and Address of Lord Mayor, & c. read; Petitioners thanked, 2 June-Another from them to be read. Read and referred to the Committee touching the Monopoly of Balast, with Power to prepare Act for Redress of the Mischief-A Committee to treat with Lord Mayor and Aldermen about the Exchange of Greenwich Park for New Park-Order for levying and bringing in the Assessments forthwith; Council of State to see if there be any Remissness in the Commissioners-Bill for Delinquents, Popish Priests and Jesaits to depart out of the City and Lines, read twice and committed, 5 July. Reported and to be ingrossed. Read third Time; a Committee to withdraw and perfect it; Amendments reported; Bill passed and to be printed-Bill for Householders to give Account of Lodgers, Horses and Arms, read twice and committed, 9 July. Reported and to be ingrossed. Read third Time; a Committee to consider of Amendments and Alterations, to be made in Parchment. Clauses added; Bill passed and to be printed; Sheriffs to publish it -Names of Persons to command the Regiment of Horse raising in the City, presented from Council of State and approved; Order for Commissions for them-Petition of Lord Mayor, & c. read; Speaker's Answer, 16 July-List of Officers read and approved. Their Commissions delivered-Upon Report from Council of State of Designs carrying on in the City to the Disturbance of the publick Peace; Order for Lord Mayor, & c. to attend them, 9 Aug.-Proposal for the Committee of the Militia read and referred to them-Petition of Lord Mayor, & c. read and referred to the Committee on the Bill for a Market in Clement's Inn Fields-Lord Mayor to be continued another Year, 2 Sept. Petition of Common Council to be considered; Speaker's Answer. Considered; City left at Liberty to choose their Mayor according to Charter-To be desired to observe the Qualifications made by Parliament, on 9th May last- Lord Mayor elected to be presented, 12 Oct.-City invites the House to Dinner; Invitation accepted; Day and Place for Meeting; Lord Mayor, & c. appointed; Thanks thereupon, 1 Oct. Thanked for their good Respects and kind Entertainment-A Committee to confer with Lord Mayor, & c. concerning the Safety of the City; Member to give him Notice thereof, 31 Dec.-Their Consent to taking down the Posts and Chains reported, 2 Jan.-Petition of Merchants and Traders referred to Council of State- Business concerning the Tumults in the City last Night referred to them, 3 Feb. Report; Resolutions that the Commissioners for the Army appoint Forces to be in London for preserving the Peace thereof, and of the Commonwealth, and for reducing the City to the Obedience of Parliament- That the Posts and Chains be taken away-That the Gates be destroyed; General Moncke to see the Votes put in Execution-That the present Common Council be discontinued; Lord Mayor to have Notice thereof-A Committee to prepare Act for the Choice of another Common Council; Lord Mayor to be thanked. Votes for discontinuing them and taking away Posts and Chains vacated; a Committee to deliver these Votes to Lord Mayor, & c. Their Thanks reported; Gates, & c. to be made up at the publick Charge-Petition of well-affected Inhabitants read; Petitioners thanked-Bill for settling the Militia read; Council of State to present Names of Commissioners, 9 Feb. Read second Time; Proportion and Rates; Bill to be ingrossed; a Committee to appoint Persons to bear Arms, and ascertain their Wages-Bill for settling the Militia of the City and the Liberties thereof read twice; Name to be inserted; Bill committed-So much to be taken out of the Bill for the Country Militia, as concerns the City; the Committee revived; Order for their Meeting, 8 Mar.-Another Bill for the same Purpose read twice and committed; Continuance thereof; same Qualifications to be inserted as in the general Bill; Bill reported, & c. 10. Passed and to be printed -Proceedings of the Commissioners for the Army in seizing divers Citizens, approved, 9 Feb.-Council of State to consider what is fit to be done for the Safety of the City, and how to suppress seditious Meetings-Order touching the Imprisonment of any of the Common Council discharged -For releasing the imprisoned Apprentices-A Committee to treat with the City about a Loan and Security. Their offer to advance 60,000£. upon the Assessments reported. Resolution touching the Security; Bill for settling the Assessments for the Army for that Purpose ordered. Read twice and committed-Petition of Lord Mayor and Commissioners for the Militia read; Petitioners thanked-A Committee to desire them to advance the whole Amount of the Assessments for the City, 1 Mar. Their ready Compliance reported-Bill for Security of 27,000£. advanced by them read twice and committed; reported and passed.

Long, Walter, Difference between him and Lady Jermyn and others touching the Office of Register in Chancery, referred to two Members, with Power to chuse an Umpire, 15 Mar.

Longueville, Thomas, Examination of him touching his attempting to seduce Soldiers from their Duty to the Parliament, reported; Order for a Commission of Oyer and Terminer to try him, 20 Aug.

Lord's Day. Vide Sunday.

Lords, House of, a Committee to consider what has been done concerning it, 13 Mar.

Love, Nicholas, appointed One of the Council of State, 31 Dec.
-, - Alderman, appointed One of the Council of State, 2 Jan.
-, - William, Pardon for him, and Judges Certificate, read; Pardon agreed to; Order for passing it under the Great Seal -For transporting him, 25 Feb.

Lowry, John, to be continued Cheque inward in the Port of London, 22 July.

Ludlow, Lieutenant General, appointed One of the Council of State, 14 May-Appointed a Commissioner for nominating Officers. Council of State to present a Commission for him, with Blank for the Continuance-List of Officers in his Regiment reported, read and approved-Their Commissions delivered, 9 June-Report that he be Lieutenant General of Horse and Commander in Chief in Ireland, 2 July. Agreed to; Order for preparing a Commission. Commissions delivered to him-Leave given him to come over after he has put Affairs in good Order-Appointed Commissioner for Government of the Army, 12 Oct. -Articles of Impeachment against him read, 19 Jan. Vide Jones, Colonel John.

Lyme, Letter from Mayor, & c. read, and referred to Council of State; their Proceedings approved; Letter of Thanks ordered; Speaker to sign it; Members to go out and thank the Gentlemen that brought the Letter, 2 Jan.-Petition of Mayor, & c. read; Petitioners to be thanked, 5 Mar.

Lytcot, Colonel, his Letter read; Commissioners for the Army to take Care he be preferred according to his Merit, 6 Jan.

A. 1651, 1652, & 1653.

MAINWARING, William, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 July.
-, - Colonel Randall, 1652, a Committee to consider how Lands of 200£. per Annum may be settled on his Children, 17 Nov.

Makenes, Anne, 1651, upon Lord General's Certificate that her Husband was slain at Worcester, Order for paying her 20£. towards her Subsistence, 16 Dec.

Maleverer, Dorcas, 1652, her Petition and Report from the Committee of the Army read; Debt allowed; Council of State to see it paid-Order for paying her 100£. for Relief of her present Necessities-Resolution for settling Lands in Scotland of 400£. per Annum on her, her Children and their Heirs, reserving a yearly Rent of 100£. to the State, 16 July; Commissioners there to set out the Lands; Letter for that Purpose ordered; Speaker to sign it.

Mallett, James, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Mallory, John, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Man, Isle of, 1651, Letter touching the taking it, and Articles of Surrender, read; Order for Letter of Thanks; Speaker to sign it-For a Reward to the Messenger-Council of State to consider what is fit to be done for preserving it for the Benefit of the Commonwealth, 6 Nov. Articles approved and confirmed-Establishment for the Garison and Governor's Pay reported and agreed to, 5 Dec.

Mannaton, Peirce, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 16 Nov.

Mansfield, Lord Viscount, 1652, Petition referred to the Committee of Petitions, 27 Aug.

Maples, Francis, 1652, Pardon for him read and agreed to; Order for passing it under the Great Seal, 20 July.

Margaret's, Westminster, 1652, Order for 10£.to the Officers of the Church, 10 June.

Margerie, Captain, 1651, Order for continuing his Troop three Months longer-For advancing three Months Pay to them, 5 Dec.

Mariners. Vide Seamen.

Markets, 1652, Petition read; a Committee to consider of regulating them, 20 May-Report 18 Jan. Vide Smithick.

Marmaduke, a Ship, 1652, Letter and Examination touching the bringing it into Plymouth; Order for a Reward to the Mariners, 4 June.

Marriages, 1651, Act touching them, and the Registering thereof; also touching Births and Burials, read twice and committed, 19 Mar.

Marsh, Roger, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 28 Oct.
-, - John, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Marshall, Earl of. Vide Scotland.
-, - Henry, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.
-, - Mr. 1652, desired to preach, 27 Jan.

Martin, Henry, 1651, appointed One of the Council of State, 25 Nov.

Martingdall, Philip, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 28 Oct.

Maryland, 1652, Petition of Adventurers, & c. read, and referred to a Committee; Parchments referred, 31 Aug.

Masham, Sir William, appointed One of the Council of State, 25 Nov. 1651-24 Nov. 1652.

Mason, Robert, 1652, to be admitted to compound for the late Archbishop of Canterbury's Estate, 26 Mar.
-, - William, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 28 Oct.

Mass, 1652, upon Report from Council of State that divers Persons resort to Mass at Ambassadors Houses; Order for signifying to them that they have by their public Character no pretence to claim a Toleration of that Kind-Resolution that One third of the Penalty recovered upon Conviction of any Person hearing Mass shall go to the Discoverer, Act for that Purpose ordered, 5 Jan.

Massey, Major General Edward, 1651, his Examination, and Letter, to the Countess of Stamford read; Council of State to consider how he may be brought to Tryal, 10 Sept. Report; Resolution that he be tried by a Court Martial; Council of State to see the Vote put in Execution effectually and speedily.
-, - Captain Hugh, 1651, Pardon for him agreed to; Order for passing it under the Great Seal-For discharging his Imprisonment and Sequestration, 15 Oct. Speaker to sign Warrant for his Discharge.
-, - Richard, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 July.

Masters, Edward, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 28 Oct.

Matthew, Thomas, 1651, Petition read, 17 Dec.

Matthews, Peter. Vide Moor, Samuel.

Mawhood, George, 1651, his Narrative reported and read; Order for restoring a Ship free from Seizure and Confiscation, 3 Feb.

Mayis, Quarter Master Peter, 1651, Petition and Case referred to the Committee of the Army, 20 Nov.

Mellombe Common, 1652, the Committee of the Navy to consider the whole Business concerning it, 18 Nov.
-, - 1653, Report; Trustees for Sale of Delinquents Estates to forbear selling it, and assure it in Trust for the Inhabitants of Weymouth in Satisfaction of their Losses, 6 April.

Melling, John, 1652, Question for inserting his Name in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, Neg. 2 July.
-, - William, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 28 Oct.

Members, 1651, Names of those who have taken the Engagement to be set up in the House, 18 Sept.-The Committee touching admitting Members revived; Committee added; Order for their Meeting-Committee to receive what Satisfaction two Members shall tender touching their Admission, 10 Oct. Report; Order for admitting them-Another Case referred-Report; Member admitted, 26 Nov.- Another admitted-Serjeant sent with the Mace to summon Members, 12 Nov.-Members have Leave to go forth, 15 Jan.-Have Leave to be absent, 23 Mar.
-, - 1652, Expelled, 11 May.-Member has Leave to visit a foreign Minister, 3 Aug.-Has Leave to be absent, 15 Oct.-Members in Westminster Hall sent for, 26 Jan.

Mennes, John, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 27 Oct.

Mercer, Andrew, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 28 Oct.

Merchant, Adventurers 1652, Petition read, and referred to a Committee, 26 Aug.

Merchant, 1652, Narrative of several reported and read; Question for restoring two Ships and Lading free from Seizure and Confiscation, Neg. 3 Feb.

Merry, John, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 1 July-His Petition read, and referred to Council of State.

Metcalf, Nicholas, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Michell, William, 1652, Pardon for him read and agreed to; Order for passing it under the Great Seal, 9 Mar.

Micho, Samuel, 1651, Petition read, and referred to Council of State, 30 Dec.-State of his Case reported; Order for restoring a Ship and Lading without Seizure and Confiscation, 9 Jan.

Micklewood, John, 1652, Petition read; Order for discharging him of his Fine and Imprisonment; Speaker to issue Warrant for that Purpose, 21 May.

Midalesex, 1651, Commissioner for the Assessments added, 14 Jan.
-, - 1652, Petition of Inhabitants read, 29 Apr.-Commissioners for the Assessments added, 2 July.

Middleton, Lieutenant Colonel John, 1651; Report from Council of State that he is escaped out of the Tower, and of their Proceedings thereupon; Referred to them to inquire into the Business, and in whom the Default was, with Power to remove the Defaulters, 15 Jan.
-, - John, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Midgall. Edward, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 28 Oct.

Mildmay, Francis, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.
-, - Sir Henry, 1652, appointed One of the Council of State, 25 Nov.
-, - Captain John, 1653, upon Report from the Committee of the Navy that he was slain in the late Engagement with the Dutch, Order for paying his Widow 1,00£. One half for herself, the other for her Children; Commissioners of the Admiralty to take Care of the Distribution of the Money allotted to the Children, 15 Apr.

Militia, 1651, Council of State from Time to Time to give proper Intelligence to the several Militias, touching the Parliament's and Enemy's Forces, 27 Aug.-Upon Jeport from them, Act impowering the Commissioners to raise another Month's Pay ordered-Read twice; Question for Commitment, Neg. Act to be ingrossed, 1 Sept. Title read and agreed to; Act passed, to be printed and sent to the several Militias-Order for Letters of Thanks for their ready and faithful Service at Worcester. Letters reported, read and agreed to; Speaker to sign them Order touching the Month's Pay to be inclosed; Council of State to direct where the Letters shall be sent.

Millar, Thomas, 1651, Petition and Case referred to the Committee of the Army, 20 Nov.
-, - Robert, 1651, State of his Case reported, read and referred back to the Commissioners for compounding; Payment of his Fine to be suspended in the mean time, 24 Mar.

Millerd, Hannah, 1651, Petition and Case referred to the Committee of the Army, 20 Nov.

Millet, Ralph, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 1 July.

Ministers, plundered, 1652, Report from the Committee for them, touching several Ministers charged with Scandal, who plead the Act of general Pardon, to be considered, 7 May.

Mohun, Maximilian, 1652, Question for inserting his Name in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estes, Neg. 27 Oct.

Mollineux, Edward, John, and Robt, 1652, their Names to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 July.

Moncke, Colonel, 1651, his Letter ad; Order for Letter of Thanks, and to acquaint him the House has given Order for effecting what is desired by him, 22 Aug.-Resolution for settling Lands in Scotland of 500£. per Annum on him and his Heirs; Act for that Purpose ordered, 9 Sept.- Commissioners there to be required by Letter to set out the Lands; Speaker to sign it, 23 Jan.
-, -1652, Order for Letter of Thanks to him for his extraordinary Care and Pains in managg Affairs in Scotland, 14 May.
-, -Colonel George, 1651, Order for receiving his Composition Money, notwithstanding the Lapse of Time, 27 Nov.

Moore, William, 1651, Petition read and referred to Council of State, 30 Dec.-Their Narrative and Case reported and referred back, with Power to hear and determine the same, and to dispense with Forfeiture and Confiscation, 17 Feb.
-, - Colonel John, 1651, Petition of his Administrator; his Accounts approved; the Committee on the additional Act for Sale of Delinquents Lands to prepare a Clause for settling 120£. per Annum on his Son in full Satisfaction of all Demands, 2 Mar.
-, - Lord Viscount, 1652, Petition red; Question for inserting his Name in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Lands, Neg. 11 Aug.
-, - George, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 27 Oct.
-, - James, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Moreton, Sir George, 1652, Petition read; Question for inserting his Name in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Lands, Neg. 2 Nov.

Morgan, John and Antony, 1652, their Names to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 13 July.
-, - Henry, William, and Sir Philip, 1652, their Names to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 28 Oct.
-, - Major Antony, 1652, Petition read; Petitioner declared capable of serving the Commonwealth, notwithstanding his former Delinquency, 26 Aug.
-, - Sir William, 1652, Order for striking his Name out of the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Lands, 18 Nov.

Morley, Thomas, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 July.
-, - Lord Henry, 1652, Petition read; Order for inserting his Name in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Lands, 2 July -Question that it stand therein, Neg. 3 Aug.-Order for inserting it, 28 Oct.
-, - Sir John, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 27 Oct.
-, - John, and Nicolas, 1652, their Names to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.
-, - Herbert, 1652, appointed One of the Council of State, 24 Nov.

Mossack, Henry, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 July.

Mosse, Richard, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 July.
-, - Henry, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 28 Oct.

Mounson, John, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 13 July.
-, - Lord, 1653, Petition to be read, 13 Apr. Read and referred to a Committee.

Mowsey, Antony, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Mullens, Anne, 1651, Petition and Case referred to the Committee of the Army, 20 Nov.

Mumford, Edmund, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 14 July.

Muncton, Sarah, 1651, Petition and Case referred to the Committee of the Army, 20 Nov.

Musgrave, Sir William, and Simon, 1652, their Names to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 27 Oct.

Muskerry, Lord, 1652, his Letter and Petition read; Petition referred to Council of State, 26 Oct.

A. 1653.

MACE, Serjeant, to repair to Lieutenant Colonel Worsley for it-A Committee to consider the Use thereof, 8 July. Report; Resolution for using it as formerly; Mace brought in-To be carried before Speaker to and from Church, 24 Aug.

Man, Isle of, new Establishment reported, read and confirmed; Commencement thereof, 15 Sept.

Major, Mr. appointed one of the Council of State, 14 July.

Mansfield, Lord Viscount, his Case reported; Bill to give him the Benefit of the general Pardon and Oblivion ordered, 1 Sept.-Read twice; Questions for Commitment and passing, severally Neg. 12 Oct.

Marriages, Bill touching them, and the Registering thereof, and of Births and Burials, read twice and committed, 8 Aug. -Committee sits. Bill reported; Debate adjourned; 10; Resumed. Bill with the Amendments to be revised and ingrossed. Order for third reading. Clause added; Act passed and to be printed.

Marshall, Mr. desired to preach, 1 Nov.

Massey, Robert, Petition reported and read; Order for paying him 1,000£. for Satisfaction of his Losses; Bill for that Purpose ordered, 27 Sept. Vide Derby, Countess Dowager of.

Members, have Leave to be absent, 18 & 23 July-6. 11, 12. 18. 19. 26 & 31 Aug.-1, 2, 3. 9. 12, 13. 16. 21. 23. 26. 29 & 30 Sept.-25 Oct.-4 Nov.- Absent without Leave; to attend on a Day appointed, 22 Aug.-20 Sept.-A Committee to assign convenient Lodgings for Members in the Houses belonging to the State in London and Westminster, 23 Aug.

Merioneth County, Order appointing High Sheriff, and for a Commission under the Great Seal, 10 Nov.

Metham, Minister appointed, 31 Aug.

Ministers. Vide Religion.

Moncke, General, his Letters read, 3 & 5 Aug.-Order for presenting him with a Gold Chain; Vote to be communicated to him-Another Letter read-Takes his Place as a Member; Thanked for his good and faithful Services, 1 Oct.

Monmouth County, the Committee of the Army, to audit the Receiver General's Accounts, and allow him Monies laid out by Lord General's Order, 27 Sept.-Order appointing High Sheriff, and for a Commission under the Great Seal, 10 Nov.

Montgomery County, Order appointing High Sheriff, and for a Commission under the Great Seal, 10 Nov.

Moulin, Peter du, Order for continuing and paying his Pension with the Arrears, 24 Aug.

Mountagu, Colonel, appointed One of the Council of State, 1 Nov.

Mountague, Mr. appointed One of the Council of State, 14 July.

Moyer, Samuel, appointed one of the Council of State, 8 July.

Murlin, Abraham, appointed Minister of Metham, 31 Aug.

A. 1654.

MADRIN, Colonel. Vide Privileges.

Manton, Mr. desired to preach, 1 Nov. Thanked, and to print his Sermon.
-, - Nathanael. Vide Ford.

Margaret's, Westminster, Order for distributing the last Collection in the House for the Relief of the Poor of that Parish, 16 Oct.

Marriages, a Committee to consider the Business touching them, 15 Sept.-Impowered to consider the whole Matter in the Act concerning them.

Marshall, Stephen, desired to preach, 4 Sept. Thanked, and to print his Sermons.

Masham, William, Bill for raising Portions for his younger Children out of his Marriage Settlement read, 15 Jan.

Mayors, Bill against electing and swearing of Mayors, & c. on Sundays, read, 4 Sept.

Measures. Vide Weights.

Members, a Committee to prepare a Recognition of the Government to be subscribed by Members; Recognition reported, read several Times and passed, 14 Sept. Order for them to subscribe it before their Admittance into the House-For future Members to subscribe it before two that have already subscribed it-A Committee to prepare Bill touching it. Bill read. Committed. Reported and re-committed-Members have Leave to be absent. 26 & 27 Sept.-4. 6. 9, 10. 13. 21. 24 & 27 Oct.-4 Nov.- 4 & 7 Dec.-Question for Leave, Neg. 23 Nov.- Person in Holy Orders returned; Business referred to a Committee, 9 Oct.-Members to have Notice to attend, 17 Nov.-Have Leave to appear at a Suit in Chancery, 23 Dec.-None to stay in Speaker's Chamber during Prayers, 15 Jan.

Merchants, of the Intercourse, Business touching them referred to a Committee, 4 Dec. Committees added. Report; Resolution that they have no Right to an Exemption from Assessments; Clause for that Purpose ordered in the Bill for Assessments. Vide Supply.

Ministers, Ordinance for rejecting scandalous and ignorant Ministers and Schoolmasters referred to a Committee to consider of the Persons and Powers therein; all that come to have Voices, 25 Sept.-Power given them to consider the Ordinance appointing Commissioners for approbation of public Preachers-To receive Names of Commissioners for Norwich-Report touching suspending the Ordinance, the Committee being in Preparation of a new Act, 23 Oct. -Bill to be presented, 2 Nov. Read; Question for suspending the Ordinance, Neg. 6. Order for second Reading. Bill committed-Order for continuing the public Maintenance for godly Ministers-A Committee to consider how Impropriators and Colleges not bound to find Ministers, may be compelled to allow a Competency for them-Same Committee to consider of an Act to enable Cities, Corporations and Market Towns to tax themselves for raising a convenient Maintenance for them, 7 Dec.

Monmouth County, New Writ, 5 Oct.

Monson, John, Petition read, and referred to the Committee of Fens, 15 Dec. Vide Fens.

Moone, Richard. Vide Pamphlets and Privileges.

A. 1656 & 1657.

MACK, Edmund, 1656, Petition reported; Resolution that he is a fit Object of Mercy and Pardon, and so to be offered to Protector, 30 Sept. Vide Deane, John.

Mackmath, John, 1656, Bill for naturalizing him and others, read, 15 Nov.-Committed.

Malt, 1656, Bill to prevent making it at unseasonable Times ordered, 14 Oct.-Read, 8 Nov.

Manors, 1656, a Committee to consider of Abuses in Stewards and Bailiffs of Lands, Manors and Liberties, and of UnderSheriffs and their Bailiffs, 13 Oct. Leave given to speak against the Vote; Vote amended.

Manton, Thomas, 1656, desired to assist in carrying on the Work of Humiliation, 18 Sept.-25 Feb.-Thanked, and to print his Sermons, 28 Feb.
-, - 1657, Desired to preach, 27 May-Thanked, and to print his Sermon, 4 June.
-, - Duncan, 1656, Order for bestowing Part of the last Collection on him, 7 Mar.

Maralois, Peter, 1656, the Committee for Naturalization to consider of inserting his Name into a Bill, 23 Jan.

Margaret's, Westminster, 1656, Petition of Inhabitants read, and referred to the Committee on the Bill for Buildings, 2 June. Question, that they be in the same Condition as London, Neg. 9-Protector to be desired to remove the Preacher and Lecturer, and appoint another Preacher.

Markam, Colonel Henry, 1656, Petition read, and referred to the Committee for Irish Affairs, 6 Dec. Report; Resolution, that he ought to be indemnified against all Suits of the Earl of Meath; Bill for that Purpose read and laid aside; refered back to the Committee to hear the Earl.

Marlow Great, 1657, Petition of Inhabitants read; Referred to Protetor to grant a Brief for repairing the Bridge; Members to present the Petition and Vote to him, 23 May.

Marriage 1656, a Committee to prepare Hill for the Settlement thereof, and to prevent the taking away Heirs and Infants, an for registering of Births, Burials and Marriages, 25 Sept.-Bill read before opened; Exceptions taken at Erasements and Interlineations; Bill delivered back, 20 Oct. -New Bill read, 15 Nov.-Order for second Reading, 13 & 16 Feb.
-, - 1657, Bill committed, 22 Jan.-Committees added; all that come to have Voices, 3 Feb.

Masham, William, 1656, Bill for raising Portions for his younger Children read, 22 Oct. Committed. Committees added, 25-Bill reported, and to be ingrossed, 1 Nov. -Passed; Protector's Consent to be desired. Protector's Consent.

Mason, Mr. 1656. Vide Privileges.
-, - John, 1651 Petition and Appeal of his Executors read; Question for referring it to a Committee, Neg. 2 Feb.

Mass, 1656, a Committee to consider how people of this Commonwealth may be strained from going thereto, 21 Mar.

Meal. Vide Corn.

Members, 1656, Person appointed by Protector at the door to receive Certificates at they are returned and approved by his Council, 17 Sep Letter subscribed by several, complaining they were kept out of the House by Soldiers at the Lobby Door, read twice; Clerk of the Commonwealth to attend with the Return. His Deputy examined; Speaker acquains the House had called over the Places for which the Subscribers were chosen and finds them returned; Clerk himself attends and is examined; Debate adjourned. Resumed; Resolution at the Council of State be desired to give their Reasons for it approving and admitting them into the House. Their Answer reported; Members to apply to them for their appbation-Agreed, for a Rule, that when any Strange is in the House no Member ought to stir out of his Pla, nor speak to another, 19 Sept.- Members Letters to be brought to the House Door-Letters to and from them to be free from Postage-Members have Leave to be absent, 29 Sept.-2. 4. 6, 7. 9. 11. 13, 14. 16. 20 & 3 Oct.-26 Nov.-20. 23. 25 & 27 Dec.-2. 5. 8, & 27 Jan.-2, 3, 4. 9. 19 & 21 Feb.-5. 14. 16. 18 & 19 Mar.-Question for Leave, Neg. 15 Oct.-13 Dec.-4 Mar.-Exceptions taken at a Member's Words, explains himself and is excused. 3 Oct. -21 Jan. Vide Cromwell, Mr. 22. Vide Ash, James- None to remain in the Committee Room during the Time of Prayers, 21 Nov.-Members absent, at Call, to attend within 14 Days-Defaulters then to pay 20£. before they are admitted; Defaulters to be called, 31 Dec.-Member has Leave to serve the Office of Mayor of York; his Attendance to be dispensed with, 11 Feb.-Members in Town to attend and not depart without Leave, 24 Feb.- 24 Mar.
-, - 1657, Like Order, 26 Mar.-Members have Leave to be absent, 1 & 25 Apr.-9 & 25 May.-20 & 29 June-Question for Leave, Neg. 23 June-Member has Leave, upon Protector's Appointment, to undertake the Command of some Forces, 5 May-None to go out of Town without Leave, under the Penalty of 50£. so June -Sheriffs to summon Defaulters; Times appointed for their Attendance, 1 Feb.
-, - 1657, Bill for Fine of 1,000£. upon Persons who shall sit in any Parliament, being disabled by, or not qualified according to, the Qualifications in the humble Petition and Advice, ordered, 23 Apr.

Merchant Adventurers, 1656, Business concerning them referred to the Committee of Trade, 6 Oct.-Bill for incorporating them in England read, 12 Mar.

Merchants, of the Intercourse, 1657, Addresses from the Dutch Ambassadors to Parliament, touching them, referred to the Committee of Trade; Order for suspending the Levying the Arrears of the Assessments upon them in the mean Time, 4 Apr.

Messages, to and from Protector. Vide Protector.
-, -1657, From the Lords, desiring the House to join in an Address to Protector for a general Fast; Messengers dismissed without Answer, 22 Jan. House to consider what Answer they will return. Debate thereon adjourned; previous Question for going into a Committee, Affirmative; main Question, Neg. 29. Resolution for debating first the Appellation of the Persons to whom the Answer shall be made, 30-Previous Question for considering it in a Committee of the whole House, Affirmative; main Question, Neg.-Another Message desiring the House would join in an Address to Protector for a Proclamation injoining all Papists and Malignants to depart 20 Miles from London; Messengers dismissed without Answer, 3 Feb.

Michael, Thomas, 1656, his Name to be inserted in a Naturalization Bill, 6 Oct. Vide Tenturier.

Militia. Vide Supply.

Milward, 1656, Bill enabling him to sell Lands for Payment of Debts read, 4 Nov.-Committed, 5 Dec.-Committee revived; Order for their Meeting, 27 Jan.-Committees added, 4 Feb. Bill reported, and to be ingrossed- Passed; Protector's Consent to be desired, 3 Mar.
-, -1657, Protector's Consent, 9 June.

Ministers, 1656, a Committee to consider of Ways and Means for upholding and settling the Maintenance of them in England, Wales and Berwick, 31 Oct.-Another Committee to consider of raising Maintenance for them where Maintenance is wanting, 4 Nov.
-, -1657, Order to extend to Parishes in Counties at large, 21 Jan. Committees added.

Mitchel, Edward, 1656, Petition to be read, 4 & 9 Feb.
-, -1657, Read and referred to a Committee, 30 Mar.
-, -Committees added. 9 May.

Mohun, Lord, and others, 1656, Petition to be read, 14 & 24 Mar.
-, -1657, Read, and referred to a Committee, with Power to send for a Person.

Moncke, General George, 1656, Bill for Confirmation of a Charter of Lands to him, to be read, 17 Dec. Read. Order for second Leading. Bill committed- To be reported. 23. 28 & 31 Jan.-Reported, and to be ingrossed, 2 Feb. Read Third time; Previous and main Questions for adding a Proviso, severally Neg. Bill passed; Protector's Consent to be desired.
-, -1657, Protector's Consent, 9 June.

Moore, Sir Henry, 1656, Petition to be received and read, 22 Dec.-Read; Question for referring it to a Committee, Neg. Petition rejected, 7 Feb.
-, -Lord Viscount, 1657, Bill enabling him to sell Lands for Payment of his Fine read, 30 Mar.-Committed, 4 June.

Morgan, Major Antony, 1656, Petition read, and referred to a Committee, with Power to receive Petitions of like Nature, 10 Nov.
-, -William, 1656. Vide Privileges.

Morris, Thomas, 1657, Petition read, and referred to the Committee on the Bill for Buildings, 2 June. Vide Buildings.

Moulin, Lewis du, 1656, Bill for Naturalizing him and others ordered, 9 Oct. Read. Committed-Reported, and to be ingrossed, 8 Dec. Passed; Protector's Consent to be desired.
-, -1657, Bill amended at the Table, 8 June-Protector's Consent.

Mountague, Mr. 1656, Thanked for his good Services at Sea, 4 Nov.

Mullard, James, 1656, Petition for Naturalizing him and others read, 27 Oct. Committed.

A. 1658 & 1659.

MALIGNANTS, a Committee to propose some effectual Way for securing the Protector, Parliament and Nation against their Attempts, 18 Apr. Declaration requiring them to depart 20 Miles from London, reported, read and agreed to, with Amendments. Fair written, and read again with the Title, and to be ingrossed.

Malton, Election and double Return; Right of Election determined; one Return to be withdrawn, 7 Mar.

Manton, Mr. desired to assist in carrying on the Work of Humiliation, 28 Jan.-Thanked, and to print his Sermon, 4 Feb.

Margaret's Westminster, Order for distributing Part of the last Collection among the Poor thereof, 5 Feb.

Martin's in the Fields, Order for distributing Part of the last Collection among the Poor thereof, 5 Feb.

Members, Absent at Call to attend within a Fortnight, 31 Jan. -One expelled-Several voted incapable of sitting in any Parliament, 12 Feb.-Have Leave to be absent, 15. 18, 19. 22. 26 & 28 Feb.-1, 2. 4. 8. 11. 19. 24. 26 & 31 Mar. -5, 6, 7, 8, 9. 11, 12, 13. 16. 18 & 21 Apr.-None to go out of the House, 7 Mar.-18 & 22 Apr.-Have Leave to go out, 7 Mar.-18 Apr.-Member gone before Question for shutting the Door excused upon his voluntary Return, 18 Apr.-Several gone out to be called in.

Middleton, Mr. to attend during Serjeant's Indisposition, 1 & 20 Mar.

Milborne Port, New Writ, 17 Mar.

Minehead, New Writ, 10 Mar.

Monmouth County. Vide Wales.

A. 1659.

MACOCK, John, and John Streater, Order for paying them Monies due for printing Acts, & c. for the Parliament, 15 Mar.

Malignants, Order of Council of State for apprehending and securing them approved, 13 July-Power given to prevent their going Abroad or coming Home without Licence-Bill for supplying the Defects of former Laws, touching them, ordered-A Committee to prepare Proclamation, with a Blank for the Reward for discovering them.

Man, Isle of, Captain of a Company of Foot recommended and approved; Order for a Commission for him 17 Aug.-List of Officers for the Island reported and read, 20 Jan. Read again and approved-Their Commissions delivered, 3 Feb.

Man, Sir William, to be discharged from his Imprisonment, 23 Feb.

Manning, Anne, Petition read, and referred to Council of State, 18 July.

Manton, Mr. desired to assist in carrying on the Work of Thanksgiving, 23 Feb. Thanked, and to print his Sermon.

Margetts, Thomas, appointed Judge Advocate of the Army in Scotland, 28 June.

Mariners. Vide Seamen.

Martin, Henry, appointed One of the Council of State, 31 Dec.

Mason, Colonel John, appointed Governor of Jersey, and Colonel of the Militia, 28 Jan.

Maynard, Serjeant, appointed One of the Council of State, 23 Feb.

Mead, Mr. Previous Question for desiring him to assist in carrying on the Work of Thanksgiving, Neg. 28 Sept.

Meadows, Sir Philip, Order for a Commission to him to be Resident to the King of Sweden, 9 June; his Letters of Credence read and agreed to; Order for passing them under the Seal of the State; Speaker to sign them.

Members, a Committee to peruse Records concerning Members who sat in this Parliament since 30th January 1648, till 20th April 1653, and were not excluded by Judgment of Parliament: Form of a Letter, to be signed by Speaker, and sent to absent Members, reported, read, and agreed to, with Amendments, 7 May-Members who have not sat since 1648, nor subscribed the Engagement not to sit till further Order; a Committee to revise the Journals, and inform themselves of their Cases; particular Cases referred-All to attend constantly, 7 June-One dispensed with from executing the Office of Sheriff-Members have Leave to be absent, 11, 12 & 26 July-6, 11, 12. 20. 23, 24 & 26 Aug.-3. 7. 9 & 10 Sept.-7 & 8 Oct.-Order, for absent Members to attend, to be printed and published, 22 July-Several absent at Call excused, others sined, 8 Aug.-30 Sept.-Defaulters to attend on a Day appointed, upon pain of 100£. 8 Aug.-A Fine discharged, 13 Sept.-All to attend To-morrow Morning at 8 o'Clock, 2 Sept.-Engagement to be taken by Members read thrice and to be ingrossed. Debate thereon referred to a Committee-None to go out of the House without Leave, 22 & 23; several have Leave-Members interrupted by Soldiers from attending their Service, 13 Oct.-Absent, to be desired by a Letter from Speaker to attend, 27 Dec.-Order for Meeting of the Committee touching absent Members; Quorum appointed. Orders, Proceedings, and Cases reported; particular Cases referred, 5 Jan.-Bill for injoining all Members to take an Engagement renouncing the Title of Charles Steward, and of the Line of King James, ordered, 2 Jan. Read. Read second Time; Debate thereon adjourned. Resumed; Bill committed; Committee impowered to consider the former Engagement and Acts relating thereto -Bill reported; Promise and Declaration tendered instead of the Engagement; reported; read twice, and agreed to, 14 Feb.-Member to be confined to his House in the Country, 9 Jan.-Discharged-Matters objected against Members to be considered. Considered. Vide Salwey and Sydenham-All to attend upon pain of 20£-Serjeant to summon several-To summon those who acted at the late pretended Committee of Safety, 13 Feb.-Scandalous Papers against some Members referred to a Committee-Letters to be sent to Sheriffs to summon Members to attend; Speaker to sign them-Resolutions for vacating all the Votes in 1648 & 1649 against the secluded Members; a Committee to expunge them and consider what other Votes are fit to be vacated. Report, Entry of Dissenters to the Vote of 5th December, 1648, to be discharged and expunged-Further Report; other Votes declared void and to be obliterated, 2 Mar. Vide Fincher, Hollis, and Pye-Order for releasing all Members restrained by Colonel Okey, 27 Feb.-Member's Attendance dispensed with on Account of Indisposition, 1 Mar.-Member to be examined by Council of State from Time to Time.

Messervey, Captain, referred to the Commissioners for nominating Officers for some Employment, 13 June.

Metheringham, Petition on behalf of the Inhabitants, and Certificate of Justices of Peace read; Order for a Brief for a Collection in several Counties for their Relief, 17 June.

Michael's Mount, Report that Colonel Robert Bennet be made Governor thereof read, 6 Aug.

Middlesex, Commissioners for the Militia added, 1 & 16 Aug. -Question for adding others, Neg. 9-List of Officers for the Militia read and approved, except one. Another appointed in his Stead-Custos Rotulorum appointed, 1 Mar.-Commissioners for the Assessments added.

Middleton, Henry, appointed Serjeant for a Week, 7 May; continued another Week. Appointed assistant Serjeant.
-, -Sir Thomas, Voted a Traytor and Rebel, 9 Aug. Vide Booth, Sir George-Petitions of his Sons read; and to be considered; no Advantage to be taken to their Prejudice till Parliament has declared their Resolutions, 5 Oct.-Order for discharging him and his Son from their Imprisonment, and suspending their Sequestrations, 27 Feb.

Militia, the Committee of Safety to consider how a Militia may be constituted, 11 May-Another Committee to prepare Bill for settling a Militia in the several Counties; Members to present to them Names of fit Persons to be Commissioners, 27 June-Bill read twice and committed, 2 July. Reported; Commissioners Names recommitted; Bill to be ingrossed, with Blanks for them. Order for meeting of the Committee; Clerk to attend them with the Names. Names reported. Several agreed to. Names to be ingrossed in the Bill. Bill read third Time. Proceedings thereupon. Title read and agreed to; Bill passed and to be printed-Militia raised and employed by Order of Council of State, to be paid equal with the Army Forces; the Committee of the Army to grant Warrants, and Treasurers at War to satisfy them accordingly; Order touching the Repayment, 2 Aug.-Commissions to Officers, who cannot attend to receive them, to be delivered by the Commissioners, upon their taking the Engagement- Commissioners to inquire who have absented themselves in this Time of Danger-Forces raised by Council of State, or who come in voluntarily, to be taken into the Militia -Council of State to consider what Number is fit to be kept up, and how they may be maintained-Commissioners to forbear raising Money till further Order; Monies already raised to continue in the Treasurers Hands; Commissioners to give Account of what they have done, to Council of State; Order to be printed; Council of State to disperse it- Report from them touching the Regulation of the Militia, and the Names of Officers, and Establishment for them read, 1 Sept. Establishment agreed to. Referred back to Council of State-Engagement to be subscribed by the Officers and Soldiers, read thrice and agreed to, 3 Sept. Debate thereon referred to a Committee-Resolution that all Persons that have been assessed and not brought in Horses, or Arms, or Foot, or Money in lieu thereof, shall pay 10£. for a Horse and Arms, and 25s. for a Foot Soldier and Arms; Council of State to see the Vote put in Execution- Letters and Order of Council of State touching their Pay read; Resolution that all the Militia and auxiliary Forces raised since 7th May last, shall be paid off by their respective Counties; a Committee to withdraw and pen an Order upon the Debate; Report; Commissioners to assess Persons not heretofore assessed, and with the Monies to pay them, and reimburse what has been borrowed for their Subsistence; Vote to be printed; Council of State to see it put in Execution.-Order touching paying their Arrears, 4 Oct.-Council of State to consider how they may be paid off, and send such as they shall think fit to their own Homes-A Committee to consider of the Monies levied upon the Militia Acts, 25 Jan.- Order for revoking the Commissioners Powers to be printed and sent into the several Counties-a Committee to prepare Bill for settling the Militias, 23 Feb. Committees added. Bill read. Committed-Reported; the Committee to receive Names of Commissioners and insert them, 2 Mar. Names reported and approved. Bill. to be ingrossed; a Committee to peruse it and take out so much as concerns London. Bill to be forthwith examined and presented. Read third Time; Commissioners added. Bill passed and to be printed. A Committee to go to the Printers and inquire into the Obstructions in printing it. Report.

Ministers, Bill for ejecting scandalous, and relieving oppressed, Ministers, ordered, 18 June-the Committee for plundered Ministers revived; Order for their Meeting; Committees added-The Committee to look over former Powers given them, and consider what are proper to be added. Report; Resolutions that all Augmentations and Allowances granted by Parliament before 20th April, 1653, be paid- That all future Allowances settled by the Committee be paid; Order touching the Manner of Payment, 4 July-The Committee to sit one Day in a Week only, 1 Aug.- To prepare Bill for the Approbation of Ministers before they are admitted into Livings, 23 Jan.-Bill read twice and committed; the Committee to consider of Register's Fees, and of Ministers doing their Duty, 2 Mar. Bill reported; Clause added; a Committee to withdraw and prepare a Clause to impower the Approvers to appoint Delegates. Bill passed and to be printed-A Committee to consider of settling Ministers, 29 Feb.-Bill for Confirmation of Ministers in any Parsonage, Vicarage, or Hospital, read twice and committed; the Committee to consider touching granting Augmentations, and present Names of Trustees, 15 Mar. Title read and agreed to; Bill passed and to be printed.

Mompesson, Thomas. Vide Crooke, Unton.

Moncke, Lieutenant General, his Letter to Lord Fleetwood, touching the quiet State of the Army in Scotland, and their Concurrence with the Army in England, read, 9 Mar.- Another from him and his Officers read-Another read, and referred to Council of State-Another read; Member to prepare Answer, 9 June. Answer reported, read and agreed to; Speaker to sign it-Appointed One of the Commissioners for the Government of the Army, 12 Oct.-His placing and displacing Officers approved; those placed by him confirmed, 29 Dec.-His Letter read, and to be printed; Council of State to prepare Letter of Thanks, and desire him to come up to London, 6 Jan.-His Letter to Wolser read, and referred to them; Order for a Recompence to the Messenger-Another from Newcastle read; Messenger relates what he had given him in charge, and delivers a Letter from Lord Mayor, & c. to him, with his Answer; Messenger's further Relation; Order for a Reward to him-General's Proceedings in taking up Horses and marching into England approved; Bill for that Purpose ordered. Bill for approving and justifying his late Actings read. Committed-Reported, and to be ingrossed, 1 Feb.- Members appointed to go and congratulate him upon his Successes; Order for Money to defray their Expences-A Committee to prepare Letter to let him know the Sense Parliament has of his good Services, and that they are glad to hear of his repairing to London; Letter reported, read, and agreed to; Speaker to sign and seal it-Order for settling 1,000£. per Annum on him and his Heirs; A Committee to consider what Lands are most convenient; Bill for that purpose ordered, 16 Jan.-Bill for settling the Honour and Manor of Hampton Court upon him and his Heirs read, 25 Feb. Read second Time; Resolution for adding other Lands-Bill reported, and to be ingrossed, 9 Mar. Read third Time; Question for passing, Neg.-Resolution for conferring on him, 20,000£. Bill for that Purpose ordered. Read twice and passed-Letters from him, and from the Commissioners with him read; Horse approves the Commission granted him by the Council of State, 26 Jan. Another Letter from the Commissioners, with Copy of the Address of the Sheriff, & c. of Bucks to the General-His Letter read; Distribution of the Soldiers according to his List agreed to-Order for allowing him 20£. per Diem for his Table till 1st March next-Another Letter from him read; Custody of Saint James's Park granted him, 1 Feb.-Order for him to attend to receive the Sense of the House in Relation to his signal and faithful Services. Members to withdraw and present somewhat to be said to him-Order for paying him 10£. per Diem from the Time of his coming into England-Letter from him and his Officers at Whitehall read; Resolution thereupon; to be communicated to him by Two Members-his Letter read; appointed One of the Council of State-All Orders since Saturday last by the Council of State or Commissioners of the Army, concerning the Forces and Garisons, to be communicated to him, and no Proceedings thereupon without his Approbation-Bill Constituting him Captain General and Commander in Chief of all the Forces in England, Scotland, and Ireland, read twice, and committed; Reported, and to be ingrossed. Read third time; Title read and agreed to; Bill passed-Appointed General of the Fleet for next Summer's Expedition; Order for a Commission under the Great Seal, 2 Mar.-Appointed Steward of the Manor of Hampton Court, and Keeper of the Horse and Park-his Letter read; a Committee to give him Satisfaction; Report, that upon reading the Clauses in the Militia Act, he is satisfied.

Monmouth County, Commissions for keeping an Assize there; renewed, 5 Aug.-Commissioners for the Militia added.

Monopolies. Vide Balast.

Mordaunt, John, Information of his traiterous Designs against the Commonwealth; Order for him to render himself to the Parliament; Proclamation for that Purpose ordered, 28 July. Reported, and read twice; a Committee to withdraw and amend it; Amendments reported, and read.

Morgan, Bledry. Vide Jones, Colonel Philip.
-, - Colonel Thomas, List of Officers in is Regiment reported, read, and approved; his Commission delivered, 30 July-Letter of Thanks to him ordered Speaker to sign and seal it, 12 Jan.

Morley, Colonel Herbert, appointed One of the Council of State, 14 May-31 Dec.-23 Feb.-Commissioners for nominating Officers to take Care he be made Colonel of a Regiment, 7 July. Appointed. Commissioners to present the Names and Commissions of his Officer 13. His Commission delivered-Appointed One of the Commissioners for the Government of the Army, 12 Oct-Previous and main Questions for appointing him Lieutenant of the Tower, severally Affirmative; Order for a Commissio-List of Officers in his Regiment reported and read; Previous Question, that Colonel Ingoldsby be Colonel, Neg. recomitted, as to the naming of a Colonel, 7 Jan.-List of Officers in his Regiment read-Read again and approved, Feb. Their Commissions delivered.
-, - Cuthbert, Bill for Sale of his Estate, forfeited for Treason, read, 12 Aug.

Morris, Thomas, ordered into Custody as a Delinquent and Debtor to the State, 21 Sept. Commissioners for bringing in the Arrears to send for and that with him-His Propositions reported and agreed to Order for discharging him upon Security to render himself to Serjeant when required, 7 Oct.

Mosse, Colonel, List of Officers in is Regiment reported, read, and approved, 1 July-Their Commissions delivered-List of Officers in his Regiment repond and recommitted, 27 Jan. -Reported for Recommitment, read, and approved, 1 Feb. -Their Commissions delivered, 2.

Mountague, General, Council of State impowered to send Commissions or Instructions to him for Preservation of the Commonwealth in the Sound, 27 May Vide Sound.-His Letter read, 9 June-Another read; Order for Provision for the Fleet, 1 Sept.-Another read, -Appointed one of the Council of State, 23 Feb.-Appointed a General of the Fleet for next Summer's Expedition; Order for a Commission under the Great Seal, 2 Mar.

Moyer, Samuel, appointed One of the Judges for Probate of Wills, 19 May.

Murford, Peter, to be recommended to the Commissioners for nominating Officers, 22 July. Commissioners to think of a fit Subsistence for him, if they find him not fit to be employed.

A. 1651, 1652 & 1653.

NALTON, William, 1651, Petition read; Order for pardoning him, 25 Feb.

Naturalization, 1651, the Committee on the Bill to present Names of Persons to be inserted, 6 Feb.

Navigation, 1651, Act for Encouragement thereof, and the Increase of Shipping, committed; Days appointed for their sitting, 19 Aug. Committee sits, 21 & 28 Aug.-4 & 11 Sept. Act to be reported. Reported and to be ingrossed-Read third Time; Previous and main Questions for an Amendment, severally Affirmative; Act passed, and to be printed; Serjeant to proclaim it at the Exchange-Order for certifying it into Chancery-Commissioners of the Great Seal to cause it to be proclaimed-Commissioners of the Excise to cause it to be sent to all Port Towns, 9 Oct.

Navy. Vide Supply-1651, List of Gratuities to the Officers, reported; Council of State to give them, 4 Sept.-List of Ships for the Winter Guard, with their Force of Men and Guns, and their Stations, reported; Council of State impowered to change Officers, Ships, or Stations, 30 Oct.-Act appointing Commissioners for the Admiralty and Navy read, 26 Nov. Vide Admiralty-The Committee of the Navy to provide Arms, Ammunition, and other Gunners Stores- Report touching the Number of the Ships and Men to go to the Streights-Touching the Number for Conveys-Lists of Ships for the Summer Guard, with their Commanders Names, Number of Men and Guns, Estimate of the Charge; List approved; Council of State impowered to change the Commanders or Ships-Left to them to sit out another Ship- Report touching the imbezzling Stores in the Yards; the Committee of the Navy to examine upon Oath, and hear all such Abuses, 14 Jan.-Order for paying Mariners returned from the Streights, 10 Feb.-Council of State impowered to encrease the Summer Guard, 10 Mar.
-, - 1652, State of the Navy reported and recommitted; the Committee to take particular Account of Prize Goods- Further Report touching the Auditors of the Prests; Order for a Salary of 500£. per Annum for each of them, their Clerks, & c. to be paid quarterly; Time for continuing them, 15 Apr.-Order of the Council of State for taking up 40 Sail more of Ships approved, 25 May-List of the Fleet in the Downes reported, 4 June-Council of State impowered to allow Gratuity Moneys to the Officers as last Year -Commissioners Letter reported and read, 20 July- Letter from aboard the Antelope read; Council of State to examine the Business touching Victuals and Provisions, and receive all Informations of the like Nature, 5 Aug.-The Committee of the Navy to consider of the Salary of the Register Accountant, and of Persons fit to execute the Office, 21 Sept. Report; Persons appointed; their Salary; former Salaries to cease; the Committee on the Delinquents Bill to prepare Clause pursuant thereto-upon Report from Council of State; Order for employing Moneys upon the first Delinquents Act to the Use of the Navy; Council of State to take Order for building 30 Frigates-Estimate reported, 26 Nov.-Estimate of the present Debts and Charge for carrying on the Service at Sea till 25th March next, reported-Commissioners Letter read; a Committee to consider how Encouragement may be given to Merchants who shall set forth Ships of War at their own Charge, 4 Nov. -Order for Moneys for the Navy, 9 Nov.-1 Jan. -Council of State to present Estimate of the Navy for next Year, with incident Charges, 10 Nov. Estimate from 3d November, 1652, to 1st December 1653, reported -Previous and main Questions for appointing three Generals to govern the Fleet at Sea, severally Affirmative; Council of State to send one; a Commission for present governing them, 26 Nov.-To give a Commission to the three, 6 Dec. -To consider how the Ships in Harbour may be paid off, or in such Proportion as to be sent to Sea, and how Money may be raised for that Service; Power given them to set out such Ships as they shall think necessary, 2 Dec.-Report from Council of State touching Encouragement to be given to Mariners, viz. as to Wages for Officers, agreed to with an Amendment-as to Wages for common Men-as to Shares in Prizes-as to sick and wounded, severally agreed to. Title agreed to; Votes to be printed. Pay to the Carpenters Crews to be added-Report from Council of State touching additional Commissioners. Considered; Two added-Act authorizing the Commissioners of the Excise to pay Moneys for the Use of the Navy; read twice; Blank filled up; Act passed-Act impowering the Commissioners for inspecting the Treasuries to issue Warrants for Payment of Moneys appointed for the use of the Navy, read twice; Questions for Commitment and Ingrossment, severally Neg. Act passed and to be printed, 1 Jan.-Upon Report from Council of State referred to them to consider whether so much of the Ordnance as relates to the Navy may be fit to be placed in the Commissioners-To give Order for speedy Supplies of them for manning the Fleet-Order touching paying for Stores and Ammunition contracted for, or to be contracted for, before 1st April next- Letter from the Commissioners of the Navy to the Commissioners of the Admiralty, desiring 400£. may be advanced for sick and wounded Mariners at Sea, reported, 6 Feb. Order touching advancing Money for them-State of the Fleet, with the Commissioners Proceedings at Chatham, read; Proceedings approved; Thanks thereupon-Order for allowing Two Assistants to the Master Ship wright there-List of Ships to go out upon the present Expedition read-Letter of Thanks to the Generals at Sea ordered; Speaker to sign it, 8 Feb.-Letter from two Admirals read-Order for Money for the Navy-Abstract of the Proceedings of the late Engagement at Sea with the Dutch; and letter from two Admirals read; Commissioner for the Admiralty, with the Admirals, to consider what is fit to be done touching Persons slain therein-Another Letter from two Admirals read. Vide Thanksgiving-Letter from three Admirals read; Order for a Reward to the Messenger-For Letter of Thanks; Speaker to sign it, 1 Mar.-State of the Navy reported.
-, - 1653, Report touching Persons slain in the late Engagement with the Dutch, 15 Apr.

Naylor, Thomas, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 13 July.

Neate, Bridget, 1651, Petition and Case referred to the Committee of the Army, 20 Nov.

Needham, Catharine, 1651, Petition and Case referred to the Committee of the Army, 20 Nov.

Nelson, Bryan, 1651, his Account reported; Resolution for paying him 766£. 12s. 6d. in full Satisfaction thereof-For paying it out of Delinquents Estates, to be sold by Virtue of the Act now under Commitment, 31 Dec.
-, - 1652, Council of State authorised to pay the Money, 17 Nov.
-, - Maximilian and Thomas, 1652, their Names to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 July.
-, - Henry, 1652, Question for inserting his Name in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Lands, Neg. 2 July-Order for inserting it, 28 Oct.

Nelthorpe, John, 1652, Commissioners for compounding to admit his Claim notwithstanding the Lapse of Time, and to examine and determine it, 13 Jan.

Nethersole, Francis, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 28 Oct.

Netterville, Sir John, 1652, Petition read; Resolution that he stand in the Exception in a Bill for Life and Estate, 11 Aug.

Nevill, Sir Christopher, 1652, Question for inserting his Name in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Lands, Neg.-A Committee to consider the Case of his Heir, 2 Nov.

Neville, Henry, 1651, appointed One of the Council of State, 25 Nov.

Newbury, Zachary, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 27 Oct.

Newcourt, Richard, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Newhouse, Richard, 1652, Commissioners for compounding impowered to hear and determine his Appeal, 3 Nov.

Newsham, Andrew and Nicolas, 1652, their Names to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 28 Oct.

Newton, Miles, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Nichols, Mary, 1651, Petition and Case referred to the Committee of the Army, 20 Nov.
-, - Captain, 1652, Order for bestowing 100£. on him for his good Services, 23 Apr.
-, - Richard, 1652, Question for inserting his Name in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Lands, Neg. 2 July.

Nicholson, Christopher, 1651, his Case reported and referred to Council of State to hear and determine it, with Power to dispense with Forfeiture and Confiscation, 17 Feb.

Noble, John, 1652, his Case referred back to the Commissioners for compounding, 3 Nov.

Nondike, George, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Norfolk, 1651, Order appointing High Sheriff, and for a Commission under the Great Seal, 4 Nov.-Commissioners for the Assessments added, 19 Dec.
-, - 1652, Order appointing High Sheriff, and for a Commission under the Great Seal, 12 Nov.-Commissioners for the Assessments added, 30 Dec.-High Sheriff appointed for the Remainder of the Year-To sue out his Patent, and take upon him the Execution of the Office, 22 Feb.

Norris, Edward, William, and Walter, 1652, their Names to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 28 Oct.
-, - Thomas, 1652, Certificate on his Behalf; Question for inserting his Name in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Lands, Neg. Commissioners for compounding impowered to discharge him, if upon Enquiry they find he has paid his Fine with Interest, 10 Nov.
-, - Mrs. 1651, Petition and Case referred to the Committee of the Army, 20 Nov.

North, John, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 July.
-, - Richard, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 28 Oct.
-, - Charles, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Northampton County, 1651, Order appointing High Sheriff, and for a Commission, under the Great Seal, 4 Nov.- Commissioners for the Assessments added, 19 Dec.
-, - 1652, Order appointing High Sheriff, and for a Commission under the Great Seal, 12 Nov. Leave given him to come out of the County.
-, - 1653, Upon Report from Council of State touching draught Horses impressed for conveying the Artillery to Worcester; Order for collecting 300£. within the County to pay the respective Owners their Damages, 6 Apr.

Northern Borders, 1651, Act for preventing Rapine thereon, and setting the Fishery of the Tweed, ordered, 23 Mar.

Norton, Mr. 1651, his Case concerning his Reception into the House referred to Committee touching admitting Members, 17 Oct.-Report; Order for admitting him, 26 Nov.
-, - Doctor, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 28 Oct.
-, - Colonel, 1652, appointed One of the Council of State, 25 Nov.

Nosse, William, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Nottingham County, 1651, Commissioners for the Assessments added, 1 Sept.-Order appointing High Sheriff, and for a Commission under the Great Seal, 4 Nov.
-, - 1652, Like Order, 12 Nov.-Previous Question for discharging him, Neg. 26.

Nye, Mr. desire to preach, 28 Jan. 1652-5 Apr. 1653.

Nymbling, Richard and others, 1652, Question for reading their Petition, Neg. 3 Feb.

A. 1653.

NAVY, Order touching Moneys for the Navy, 3 Aug.- 23 Sept.-28 Oct.-Estimate of the Charge thereof from 15th July, 1653, to 31st December next, reported, 13 Aug.-Estimate of the Sum necessary for present carrying on the Service, exclude of the Winter Guard and new Ships ordered to be built, reported, 5 Sept.-Report touching the present Necessities of Money for Supply thereof. Moneys to be paid by the late Farmers of the Customs to be applied to that Service-Additional Articles to the Laws of War and Ordinances of the Sea reported, read, passed, and to be printed-List of Ships so the Summer Service reported, 28 Oct.-Two Generals area appointed, 2 Dec. Two more added.

New Forest. Vide Coals.

Newman, Captain William upon Report from the Committee of the Navy; Order following his Widow, 160£. 28 Oct.

Newmarket, Petition of Inhabitants reported; Order for a Patent for Collections in several Counties, 15 Aug.

Noell, Verney. Vide Stafford, John.

Norfolk, Order appointing High Sheriff, and for a Commission under the Great Seal, 10 Nov.-For discharging him and appointing another.
-, - And Norwich, Petition of well-affected Inhabitants read; Member to thank them, and give them Answer, 30 July - Bill for regulating the making Stuffs there, read twice; Question for Ingrossmet, Neg. Act passed, and to be printed.

Northampton County, Order appointing High Sheriff, and for a Commission under the Great Seal, 10 Nov.-Previous and main Questions for discharging him, severally affirmative; another appointed.

Northern Counties, Petition of divers congregated Churches reported, read, and referred to the Committee of Tythes, 10 Oct.

Northumberland, Order appointing High Sheriff, and for a Commission under the Great Seal, 10 Nov.

Norton, Richard, appointed one of the Council of State, 14 July-1 Nov.

Norway, Copies of the Heir of Norway's Credentials to his Minister read; Council of State to hear him; Master of the Ceremonies to acquaint him therewith, 22 Aug.-Letters of Safeguard to him reported, read, and agreed to; Speaker to sign them, and put the Parliament Seal thereto, 1 Dec.

Nottingham County, Order appointing High Sheriff, and for a Commission under the Great Seal, 10 Nov.-For discharging him and appointing another-for discharging him and appointing another.
-, - Earl of, Report touching his Petition for the Continuance of his Pension; Question for continuing it, Neg. 1 1 Sept.

A. 1654.

NATURALIZATION, Bill for naturalizing several Persons ordered, 4 Nov.-Read, 15 Dec.

Navigation, Previous Question for considering the Act for Encouragement thereof, Neg. 12 Oct.

Navy. Vide Protector, Lord, and Government-a Committee to consider what Debts are due to the Navy, 18 Jan.

Northern Counties, Petition read; a Committee to consider of settling a Court of Justice at York for them; another Petition referred, 14 Dec.

Norwich, Names of Commissioners for approving public Preachers for the City, to be delivered to the Committee on the Ordinance, for ejecting scandalous and ignorant Ministers, 29 Sept.

A. 1656 & 1657.

NATION, 1656, Member presents a Paper touching the Settlement thereof, 23 Feb. Vide Protector.

Naturalization, Bills of. Vide Tanturier, Moulin, Lawrence Newport, Mackmath, Deane, Linchebech, Mullard, and Steinmer.

Navigation, 1656, additional Bill for Increase thereof read, 9 Dec. Committed-Reported, and recommitted, 9 Mar.

Naylor, James, 1656, Information touching his Blasphemies referred to a Committee, with Power to send for him, and such Magistrates as are remiss in their Duties, 31 Oct.- Committees added. 11 & 15 Nov. Order for making Report-For keeping him from other Company-For keeping the Women brought up with him out of his Room, 2 Dec. Report; Debate thereon adjourned. Resumed. Brought to Bar; Report read to him; acknowleges his Answers to the Committee; several Questions asked; Report agreed to. Previous and main Question that he is guilty of horrid Blasphemy, severally Affirmative-Resolution that he is a grand Impostor and great Seducer of the People. Previous Question for punishing him by Death, Neg.-Question for cutting off his Hair, Neg. -Manner of punishing him; Order for bringing him to Bar to receive Judgment; Speaker to issue Warrants for putting it in Execution. Previous Question for demanding whether he has any Thing to say why Judgment should not be pronounced. Neg. Speaker pronounces it. Declaration that the Whipping from Westminster to the old Exchange is to be on this Day-Petition on his Behalf read; further Punishment to be suspended; Ministers to confer with him in the mean Time-Question for respiting it for a Week, Neg. 27-Governors of Bridewell to take Order touching his Wife coming to him, and see that he is accommodated with all Necessaries, 29 Jan.-His Wife to have free Access to and remain with him-Previous Question for removing him into another Room, Neg.-Previous and main Questions for appointing a Committee to receive an Account from the Governors of his Condition and Usage, severally Affirmative, 28 Feb.
-, - 1657, Question for removing him out of Bridewell for a Month, Neg. 23 May-Governors to assign him a Keeper -To permit Ministers to confer with him.

Needwood Forest. Vide Forests.

Neville, George, and others, 1656, Petition read, and referred to a Committee, 10 Mar. Vide Abergavenney, Lord.

Newcastle, 1656, Petition of Ministers read, 18 Dec. Vide Quakers.

Newport, Adriana, 1656, Bill for naturalizing her and others read, 21 Oct. Committed-Reported, and to be ingrossed, 16 Feb.
-, - 1657, Passed, Protector's Consent to be desired, 26 Mar.-Protector's Consent, 9 June.

Newport, Isle of Wight, 1656, Bill for Maintenance of Ministers there to be read, 23 Dec. Read. Committed. Committees added; Order for sitting of the Committee, 31 Bill reported, and to be ingrossed, 13 Mar.
-, - 1657, Passed, Protector's Consent, to be desired, 30 Mar.-Protector's Consent, 9 June.

Nightingale, Mr. 1656, Petition to be read, 9 Feb.

Noble, James, 1656. Vide Privileges.

Norfolk, and Suffolk, 1657, Bill for settling several Ministers in their Livings there read, 30 Mar.

Northampton, Town, 1656, Bill for better Maintenance of Ministers there to be read, 3 Dec. Read. Committed - Reported, and to be ingrossed, 6 Feb. Passed, Protector's Consent to be desired.
-, - 1657, Protector's Consent, 9 June.

Northern Counties, 1656, a Committee to consider how the Tythes of Churches not supplied have been disposed of, and how they may be supplied with able Ministers, and fitting Maintenance, 31 Oct.
-, - Borders, 1656, Bill for suppressing Thests thereon to be read, 25 & 28 Nov. Read-Committed, 4 Dec.
-, - 1657, Reported, and to be ingrossed; Clause for more effectual Discovery and Prosecution of Thieves and Highwaymen ordered, 16 June; added; Bill passed; Protector's Consent to be desired-Protector's Consent.

Northumberland, 1656, Petition of Ministers read, 18 Dec. Vide Quakers.

Norwich, 1656, Bill for regulating Norwich and Norfolk Stuffs ordered, 10 Nov. To be read. Read. Order for second Reading. Bill committed; Petition of Worsted Weavers referred; Committees added-Committee impowered to bring in Penalties for filling up the Blanks, 3 Dec.-Bill to reported, 7 & 9 Feb.

Nottingham, County, 1656, Petition of Inhabitants to be read, 11 Feb. Read. Vide Chadwick, Mr.

Noye, Humphrey. Vide Mohun, Lord.

Nye, Mr. 1656, desired to assist in carrying on the Work of Humiliation, 18 Sept.-25 Feb.-Excused, 19 Sept. -Thanked, and to print his Sermon, 28 Feb.

Nyne, River, 1656, Bill for making it navigable ordered, 21 May.

A. 1658 & 1659.

NEVILLE, Henry. Vide Privileges-House informed that Articles concerning Words spoken by him are ready to be presented; Day appointed for receiving them, 26 Feb.

Northern Counties, a Committee to consider how they may be supplied with an able Ministry, and how the Revenues of the unsupplied Churches have been disposed of 5 Feb.

A. 1659.

NATIONS, a Committee to present Names of Persons to be a Committee for the Peace of the Three Nations, 28 Dec.

Navy, upon Report from the Committee of Safety; Order for speedy Payment of their Arrears-For certain Payment for the future; the Committee of Inspection to consider how these Votes may be made effectual, 16 May-upon Report from Council of State referred to them to fit cut more Ships; Commander in chief in the narrow Seas appointed-Names of the Ships and Captains to be reported-Reported and agreed to, 1 June-Commissions to Flag Officers, Captains, and Lieutenants, to be signed by Speaker-all Commissions to be made out Gratis-Form of Commissions to the Commanders, read and agreed to. Several Officers receive Commissions. 22 & 24 June-26 July-Speaker to sign Commissions for Commanders in the Sound; Commissioners of the Admiralty to take Care they be sent, 9 June -To direct the Payment of Money for Provisions formerly contracted for upon Bills signed by them-Names of Lieutenants reported, and to be considered. Considered and agreed to-The Committee of the Army to issue Warrants to the Treasurer at War, to pay such Moneys for the Use of the Navy as the Parliament or Council of State shall order, 9 Sept.-The Council of State to give Order for providing Victuals for 30,000 Seamen next Year- 100,000£. of the last Six Months Assessment assigned for the Use of the Navy, 4 Oct.-Commissioners Letters and Petition of Contractors for Victuals read-Report from Council of State touching Money for the Navy, 2 Dec.-Moneys appropriated, and appointed for that Purpose-Order for issuing it out of any of the Treasuries-Officers reported and approved-Generals of the Fleet for next Summer's Expedition appointed; Order for Commissions under the Great Seal, 2 Mar. Commissions to be, to obey the Orders of Parliament, or of the Council of State-The Council of State upon Conference with the Generals to nominate all Captains and Lieutenants; Generals to grant them Commissions, and in their Absence Commissioners of the Admiralty to grant them-None to go Chaplains but Ministers approved by the Generals-Upon Report from the Commissioners, Order for placing Pursers instead of Stewards-Order touching Money for the Navy.

Naulor, James, Order for discharging him from his Imprisonment, 8 Sept.

Needham, Mr. prohibited to write the Weekly Intelligencer, 13 May-Restored, 15 Aug.

Nelthorpe, Captain John, referred to the Commissioners for nominating Officers to consider of restoring him to his Troop, 30 June.

Neville, Henry. Vide Privileges-appointed One of the Council of State, 16 May-31 Dec.-His Letter discovering the Intention of the Enemies of the Commonwealth read, 30 July -Another read, 24 Jan.

New Forest, Wardens appointed, with Power to make Rangers and other Officers, 15 Aug.-Commissioners for the Custody thereof appointed; Quorum, 1 Mar.

Newark, Leter from thence read, 15 Aug.

Newcastle, Address of Mayor, & c. read; Letter of Thanks ordered, 16 June-Commissioners for the Militia added, 1 Aug. List of Officers for the Militia read and approved- Business touching the Town to be considered, 13 Sept.-Petition of well-affected Inhabitants-Another on behalf of the Mayor, & c. read-Bill for better Government of the Town for one Year read; Question that it be now read second Time, Neg. Day appointed for it. Bill committed; the Committee to offer fit Qualifications for Persons to govern the several Corporations-Letters and Warrant from thence read; Council of State to examine the Person apprehended with them, with Power to discharge him, 2 Jan.

Newdigate, Serjeant, appointed One of the Justices of the Upper Bench till 30th June next; Order for Patent under the Great Seal, 14 May-Continued till 20th November next; his Commission to be renewed, 16 June.

Newgate, Speaker to grant a Commission of Oyer and Terminer, and Gaol Delivery, to whom he shall think fit; Order for passing it under the Great Seal, 12 Jan.

Nicholas, Thomas, St. appointed Clerk, 13 May. Vide Clerk -impowered to appoint a Deputy Recorder of Canterbury, 25 July.

Newport, Lord. Vide Holland.

Noell, Martin, Petition read, and referred to the Committee of Inspection, 4 July-State of his Charge and Discharge upon his Mother's late Farms reported and read; his Petition and Proposal read; Report and Proposal referred back, 30 Jan.

Norcott, Sir John, to be sent for in safe Custody, 7 Feb. Order for his Discharge.

Norfolk, Petition of Gentlemen and others read; Petitioners thanked, 24 June-Commissioners for the Militia added, 1. 5 & 16 Aug.-List of Officers for the Militia read and approved.

Norris, John, Pardon for him, and Judges Certificate, read; Pardon agreed to; Order for passing it under the Great Seal, 21 Feb.

Northampton County, Petition of Sheriff, Justices, & c. read; Petitioners thanked, 19 July-List of Officers for the Militia read and approved; Council of State to prepare Commissions and send them down; Officers to take the Engagement, 9 Aug.
-, - Earl of, a Committee to prepare Proclamation against him, Earl of Litchfield, Major General Browne, Sir Thomas Leventhorp, Sir William Crompton, and Mr. Fanshaw, 20 Aug.-Proclamation read; Blank filled up; Name of Colonel Edward Massey to be inserted instead of the Earl of Northampton; Proclamation agreed to; Order for passing it under the Great Seal-For Proclaiming it in the usual Places at the usual Times-for printing and publishing it; Council of State to see it be sent to the respective Sheriffs, 3 Sept.

Northumberland, Address of Justices of Peace, & c. read; Letter of Thanks ordered, 13 June-Commissioners for the Militia added, 8 Aug.

Norton, Richard, appointed One of the Council of State, 23 Feb.

Norwich, Petition of Mayor, & c. read; Petitioners to be thanked, 19 July-Commissioners for the Militia added, 17 Feb.

Nottingham County, Petition against setting up a Court of Record and Court of Equity there and in Derbyshire read, and referred to a Committee, 1 Aug.-Commissioners for the Militia added. List of Officers for the Militia read and approved-High Sheriff appointed, 4 Feb. Discharged; another appointed.
-, - Town, Commissioners for the Militia added, 9 Aug.- Letter from Mayor, & c. read.
-, - Earl of, Petition read; Order for a Patent under the Great Seal to settle Lands of 1,000£. per Annum on him and his Countess for their Lives, 8 Sept.

A. 1651, 1652 & 1653.

OATHS, Customary, 1652, Bill against them read twice and committed, 25 Mar.

Oblivion, 1651, Act for a general Pardon and Oblivion reported; Debate thereon adjourned, 27 Nov.-Resumed, 2 Dec.- 20, 21 & 22 Jan. A Committee to read over the Bill, with the Amendments, & c. Their Report; Debate thereon, adjourned, 27 Resumed. Resumed; Previous and main Questions for Ingrossment, severally Affirmative-Act read third Time, 5 Feb. Proceedings thereon. Act passed and to be printed-Council of State to consider the Abuse of reprinting and misprinting the Act, 9 Mar.

Obstructions, 1651, Act for transmitting the Power of Committees for them to Persons not Members ordered, 2 Mar.
-, - 1652, Read twice; Question that the Persons to be named in the Bill to be the Commissioners for compounding Neg. Act committed; Committee impowered to Name fit Persons, 30 Mar.-Act reported; Commissioners appointed, Quorum; Times for determining the Claims, and for the Commissioners to take the Oath; Clerk appointed; Act passed, and to be printed, 1 Apr.

Officers and Soldiers, 1652, Proposals from the Committee of the Army touching stating, auditing, and casting up the Accounts of all that are or were in the Parliament Service from 15th January 1647, to 20th October 1651, reported and agreed to, 15 Apr.-Report touching the Business of the Northern Officers-List of them and of the Assignments given to several Persons read-Bill for allowing their Debentures, and securing them out of the late King's Lands, read twice, and committed-Act for stating the Accounts of the Officers and Soldiers reported, 7 Sept. Read third Time; Debate thereon adjourned-State of the Case touching Assignees of Scots Officers reported; Commissioners for Obstructions to examine the Truth of their Petition, with Power to allow Assignments to such of the Petitioners as have not forfeited them, 4 Feb.

Offices, 1652, the Committee for retrenching the Charges thereof revived, 6 Dec.

Ogle, Thomas, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Okey, Colonel John, 1651, Resolution for settling Lands in Scotland of 300£. per Annum on him and his Heirs; Bill for that Purpose ordered, 9 Sept.-Commissioners to be required by Letter to set them out; Speaker to sign it, 23 Jan.

Oland, Margery, 1651, Petition and Case referred to the Committee of the Army, 20 Nov.

Old Barge House, 1652, Council of State to take Care it be surveyed, 15 Sept.

Oldenbergh, Earl of, 1651, his Letter read, 25 Oct. Vide Alylias Hermonnus.

Orbe, Francis, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 15 July.

Orders, 1651, for shutting the Door, 16 Aug.-For shutting it till 12 o'Clock, 18 Aug.-1. 17 & 19 Sept.-For making fit Passage through Westminster Hall to the House, 3 Dec. -For considering nothing but public Business for 14 Days, 11 Mar.
-, - 1652, Like Order, 13 Apr.-Order for shutting the Door till 12 o'Clock, 21 May-For considering nothing but public Business for 15 Days, 29 Oct.-For shutting the Door, 24 Nov.

Ordnance Office, 1651, Council of State to consider what Officers, and what Fees to them are necessary to be continued, 14 Jan.
-, - 1652, Reasons for settling that Branch of the Office that respects the Navy, or the Commissioners of the Navy-Reasons of the Officers of Ordnance against it, and for continuing the Naval Stores in the Tower, severally reported, and referred to Council of State, 23 Apr.-Paper touching the Proportion of Ammunition necessary for Supply of the Stores, and Estimate thereof reported; Resolution for appropriating 100,000£. to that Service, 22 Oct.

Ormond, Earl of, 1652, Report from Council of State touching his Articles, with Doubts and Questions thereupon; Previous Question that Delinquents in England, having Estates in Ireland, ought to have their Estates there freed from Sequestration, Neg. Paper referred back, 18 Aug.
-, - Countess of, 1652, Petition read, 11 Aug.-Letter from the Commander in Chief, and Commissioners in Ireland, with Certificate of several Depositions concerning her, read; Commissioners to set apart a House and Lands of 2,000£. per Annum, and settle them upon her and her Heirs-Order for paying her 500£. for her present Relief-For bringing her Children out of France, and educating them within the Commonwealth, 1 Feb.

Orton, Francis, 1652, Question for inserting his Name in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Lands, Neg. 2 July-Order for inserting it, 28 Oct.

Osbaldston, Alexander and Robert, 1652, their Names to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 July.

Overton, Colonel Robert, 1652, Resolution for settling Lands in Scotland of 500£. per Annum on him and his Heirs, reserving a yearly Rent of 100£. to the State, Commissioners there to survey upon Oath, set out the Lands, and put him in Possession, 14 May.

Outlawries, 1652, a Committee to prepare Bill for preventing Mischiefs by pleading them, 26 Aug.

Owen, Mr. 1651, desired to preach, 6 Sept.-Thanked-Order for him to preach every Sunday at Oxford, 28 Oct.
-, - Elizabeth, 1651, Petition and Case referred to the Committee of the Army, 20 Nov.

Oxford, Wendy, 1651, Serjeant to deliver him to Newgate; Sheriffs to see his Sentence executed, 20 Jan. Previous Questions for remitting the Punishment of the Pillory-For remitting his Banishment, severally Neg. 21. Order for his departing the Commonwealth within Six Days after he has stood on the Pillory.

Oxon County, 1651, Order appointing High Sheriff, and for a Commission under the Great Seal, 4 Nov. Misnomer amended. Leave given him to stay in London.
-, - 1652, Order appointing High Sheriff and for a Commission under the Great Seal, 12 Nov. Question for discharging him, Neg. Leave given him to go out of the County.
-, - City, 1651, Ministers appointed to preach there every Sunday-Masters of Arts to preach in their Turns, 28 Oct.
-, - University, 1652, Petition of Vice Chancellor, & c. referred to a Committee to consider of fit Persons to be Visitors, and of Powers to them, and of the Negative Voice used in the Universities, 11 June.

A. 1653.

OFFICERS of the House. Vide House.
-, - of the Navy; Commissioners for the Navy to consider of some Provision for Widows and Children of Captains slain in the late Sea Fight, 5 Aug.-Report; Order for Allowance to several, 28 Oct.-Order for presenting the Four Flag Officers with Chains, and the others with Medals; Vote to be communicated to them, 8 Aug.
-, - of the Army; the Committee of the Army to proceed in satisfying Arrears due to several Officers and Soldiers that were in Scotland, 8 Aug.-Same Committee to consider of some Rules for Powers to be given them to call to Account Officers who have received Moneys for the Payment of Soldiers, 1 Sept.-Bill impowering them to state and determine the Accounts of all Officers and Soldiers for Money received from 5th October, 1647, to 25th June 1653, read twice, and to be ingrossed, 1 Oct. Commencement Act passed and to be printed.
-, - Petition of reduced Officers reported and read, 1 Sept. Referred to the Committee of Public Debts.

Offices, Bill to render Persons incapable thereof who solicit for them ordered, 26 Oct.

Owen, Dr. desired to preach, 8 Aug.

Oxon County, Order appointing High Sheriff, and for a Commission under the Great Seal, 10 Nov.

A. 1654.

OFFICERS, Petition of reduced Officers and Soldiers read, and referred to a Committee, 22 Dec.

Order against considering private Business for a Month, 22 Nov.

Ordinances. Vide Acts, and Protector, Lord.

Oxford City New Writ, 5 Oct.

A. 1656 & 1657.

OATHS, Customary, 1656, Bill against them read, 4 Oct. Committed. Committee revived; Order for their Meeting, 6 Nov.
-, - 1657, Forms of Oaths to be taken by Lord Protector- by his Council-by Members of Parliament, 24 June.

Officers, 1656, Petition of reduced Officers of England and Ireland read, and referred to Committee, 21 Feb.

Offices, 1657, Bill for better chusing Persons into Offices of Trust read, 4 June.

Ogle, Robert, 1657, his Information against Sir Robert and Daniel Collingwood read, 10 June. Vide Collingwood.

Olivero, Sebastian de. Vide Pereira.

Orders. 1656, Agreed for a Rule, that when any Stranger is in the House, no Member ought to stir out of his Place, nor speak to another, 19 Sept.-Against printing private Petitions before they are read in the House.-Against entering upon private Business Four Days every Week, 1 Jan.-For meeting at 8 o'Clock every Morning-For considering the Business of Money at 10 o'Clock-For receiving Reports from Committees, after a private Bill read, till that Time, 19 Feb.-For putting off private Business for a Week, 17 Mar.-For shutting the Door against Members going out without Order.
-, - 1657, Against receiving private Business for 14 Days, 26 May.-For shutting the Door till a Bill be read-For meddling with nothing but publick Business for Eight Days, 6 June-For excluding all private Business for a Week -For excluding it for a Month, 28 Jan.

Ordinances. Vide Acts.

Orphans, 1656, a Committee to prepare Bill for taking Care of them, and for Preservation of their Estates and Descents, 23 Sept.-Bill to be presented, 12 Dec.

Owen, Dr. 1656, desired to assist in carrying on the Work of Humiliation, 18 Sept.-25 Feb.-Thanked, and to print his Sermon, 31 Oct.-28 Feb.
-, - 1657, Bill for settling Lands in Ireland of 100£. per Annum on him and his Heirs, in lieu of Lands formerly granted him in England, ordered, 1 May. Read. Committed. Reported, and to be ingrossed. Passed; Protector's Consent to be desired.-Protector's Consent, 9 June.
-, - Lieutenant Colonel, 1656, Order for Money for his Burial, 20 Dec.

Owse, River, 1656, Bill for amending it at or near York, read, 16 Mar. Order for second Reading.
-, - 1657, Like Order, 26 Mar.-Bill committed, 1 Apr.-To be reported, 26 May-Reported, and to be ingrossed, 1 June. Passed; Protector's Consent to be desired; Protector's Consent.

Oxford University, 1656, Petition read, and referred to a Committee, 2 Dec. Vide Law, Civil.-Another read, and referred to a Committee, 19 Jan. Committees added, 23 Jan. -4 Feb. Committee impowered to send for Persons, & c.-Report; Order for suspending all Proceedings in the Upper Bench against Dr. Palmer; the Committee to examine the whole Matter of Fact, 5 Feb.

A. 1658 & 1659.

ORDERS for shutting the Door, 7 Mar.-18 Apr.- for Strangers to depart out of the Lobby.

Oxford County, Election and double Return; Report; Sheriff or Under Sheriff to attend the Committee, 1 Feb. Further Report; Return to be withdrawn.

A. 1659.

ODFORD, Jane, Pardon for her, and Judges Certificate, read; Pardon agreed to; Order for passing it under the Great Seal, 21 Feb.

Officers, Previous and main Questions that all shall be such as fear God, and are faithful to the Cause, severally Affirmative, -A Committee to consider of persons fit to be settled in civil and military Employments, 9 May-Report touching military Officers. Vide Army-Further Report touching civil Officers. Vide Admiralty-The Committee of Safety to consider of all in the Disposal of the State-A Committee to make the Oath administered to the Commissioners of the Great Seal practicable to all ministerial Officers, 4 June. Committees added. Bill appointing an Oath to be taken by them, read twice, and committed. Reported, and passed; Commissioners of the Great Seal to administer it, and issue Commissions for administering it in the Counties -A Committee to treat with ministerial Officers about advancing a Year's Profit of their respective Offices, and about Re-payment thereof, 22 June.

Ogle, Henry, Petition read, and referred to a Committee, 30 June-Report referred back, 2 July.

Okey, Colonel, List of Officers in his Regiment reported, read, and approved, 30 June-Their Commissions delivered. 13 & 28 July-4 Aug.-His Letter read, 1 Aug.-List of Officers in his Regiment reported and read, 7 Jan. Read again and approved. Their Commissions delivered, 20
-, - Order for relcasing all Members restrained by him- Information concerning him referred to Council of State, 27 Feb.

Orders, for Speaker to take the Chair every Morning at 8 o'Clock; the Council of State and Committee of the House to forbear sitting-No Motion to be made after 12 o'Clock, 31 May-For considering public Business only for ten Days, 9 Sept.-for eight Days-Against Members going out of the House, 22 & 23 Sept.-2. 9. 16 & 25 Jan.-For clearing the Lobby, and shutting the Lobby Door, 23 Sept. - Against admitting private Business during the sitting of this Parliament, 23 Feb.

Ordinances. Vide Acts.

Ordnance Office, Letter from the Officers thereof read, 16 Jan.

Overton, Major General Robert, Commissioners for nominating Officers, to nominate him for some Preferment, according to his Merit, 10 June-Appointed Governor of Hull, 9 July; his Commission delivered. List of Officers in his Regiment, reported, read, and approved; their Commissions delivered-Previous and main Questions for appointing him One of the Commissioners for the Government of the Army, severally Affirmative, 12 Oct.
-, - Robert, Petition read, and referred to a Committee, 18 June-Report recommitted; Earl of Leven's Petition referred, 29 July-Order for making Report, 22 & 25 Aug. -3 Sept.

Owen, Dr. Vide Christchurch. Desired to preach, 7 May. Thanked, and to print his Sermon-Desired to assist in carrying on the Work of Fasting, 20 & 26 July-Thanked, 3 Aug.
-, - Colonel John, appointed Colonel of a Regiment, 28 July. Commissions delivered to him and his Officers-His Commission revoked, 6 Mar.
-, -John, Order for paying him Moneys due for stationary Wares, 15 Mar.

Oxford County, Petition of Inhabitants read; Petitioners thanked, 1 June-Custos Rotulorum appointed-Commissioners for the Militia added, 5 Aug.-List of Officers read and approved; Council of State to prepare Commissions for them, and take Care they be delivered; Officers to take the Engagement-Commissioners for the Assessment added, 15 & 17 Feb.-2 Mar.-High Sheriff appointed, 24 Feb.
-, - City, Commissioners for the Assessment, added, 16 Feb.

A. 1651, 1652 & 1653.

PACKINGTON, Sir John, 1652, Petition read; Previous Question for inserting his Name in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Lands, Neg. Commissioners for compounding to certify the State of his Case, with the Proofs, and their Proceedings, 3 Nov.

Palmes, Sir George, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Pamphlets, 1651, traiterous and seditious Paper, intituled "A General Summons, to rise for the King and Laws," reported -Act prohibiting the keeping and publishing seditious Papers, read twice, and committed, 4 Sept.
-, - 1652, The Committee of plundered Ministers to find out the Author, & c. of a Book intituled "The Three Grand Impostors," and suppress the Book; Power given them to examine upon Oath, 22 June-To consider how Popish Books may be suppressed-Act for reviving an Act against unlicensed and scandalous Books and Pamphlets, and for better regulating of Printing, read twice, and committed, 21 Sept.-Reported; Question for Ingrossment, Neg. Act passed, and to be printed, 7 Jan.-Title, and Part of a printed Pamphlet, intituled "An Answer to the Declaration of the imaginary Parliament of the unknown Commonwealth of England" read; Council of State to find out the Author, & c. with Power to secure them-Printed Book, intituled "Merlini Anglici Ephemeris; or, Astrological Predicts for the Year 1653," by William Lilly, referred to the Committee of plundered Ministers, with Power to send for and secure the Author-Council of State to consider of a printed Book, whereof some Sheets were presented, and to find out the Author, & c. with Power to send for and secure them, 26 Oct.-Power given to suppress Books that go out to the Dishonour of the Parliament and Prejudice of the Commonwealth-To examine the Authors of Books called "Mercurius Britannicus," and "The Scout," or others of like Nature, with Power to imprison or otherwise punish the Offenders, 28 Dec.

Papists, 1652, Petition read; Question for referring it to a Committee, Neg. Petition rejected, 30 June.

Pardon, general. Vide Oblivion.

Paris, John, 1652, inserting his Name in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Lands respited, 14 July-Order for inserting it, 28 Oct.

Parke, Lawrence and Giles, 1652, their Names to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 28 Oct.

Parker, Sarah, 1651, Petition and Case referred to the Committee of the Navy, 20 Nov.
-, -John, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 1 July.
-, -William, 1652, Question for inserting his Name in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Lands, Neg. 2 July.
-, - Jane and Children, 1652, Petitions read, and to be considered, 17 Mar.

Parkinson, Lawrence, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 July.

Parks. Vide Forests.

Parliament, 1651, Debate touching an equal Representative, to be resumed, 16 Sept. Resumed; Order for making Report, 17. Report; Debate thereon adjourned. Resumed; a Committee to prepare Bill for settling the Time for the Sitting of this Parliament and calling a new One. Committees added; all that come to have Voices-Order for meeting of the Committee, and sitting de die in diem, excepting one Day, 10 Oct. Committee sits, 14. 16, 17, 18. 22, 23 & 28 Oct.-4. 6, 7. 11, 12 & 13 Nov. Motion from them for House to appoint a Day for debating whether it be now a convenient Time to declare a certain Time for the Continuance of this Parliament, beyond which it shall not sit, agreed to. Business debated; Previous and main Questions, that now is a convenient Time, severally Affirmative. Time agreed to.
-, - 1652, The Committee on the Bill revived, 7 May. Sits-State of their Proceedings reported; Previous and main Questions for dissolving them, and committing the Bill to a select Committee, severally Affirmative; all that come to have Voices; Committee impowered to send for, and advise with any Persons, 14 Sept.-Order for their meeting, referred to them to consider the Number of Members for Scotland, 15 Dec.-Bill to be reported, 16 Feb. Reported; Debate thereon adjourned-Resumed; Previous and main Questions that the Blanks for Scotland and Ireland be filled up with, severally Neg. Order for filling them up with 30, 2 Mar. Proportions of Members for England.
-, - 1653, Qualification of Electors, 30 Mar.-Proceedings on the Report, 13 Apr.

Parre, Ralph, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 28 Oct.

Parsons, Mr. 1651. Vide Privileges.
-, -George, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates,: July.
-, -William, 1652, Petition read; Commissioners for compounding to examine what Part of his Debt remains unpaid, and give Order for Payment thereof at 10£. per Week, 26 Aug.

Patteson, Mary, 1652, Order for paying the Remainder of 200£. formerly assigned her, 13 Apr.
-, - Robert, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Pauls, 1652, Lord Mayor, & c. to examine what Lead has been taken off the Church, 11 Aug.-Order for taking down the Scaffolds, and felling then towards Payment of Public Faith Debts, 1 Oct.

Pawe, Lord Adrian. Vide Holland.

Payne, Nicolas, 1652, Petition read; Order for inserting his Name in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Lands, 27 Oct.

Peacock, Captain James, 1652, his Letter read; Council of State to take Notice, as from the Parliament, of his good Service, 10 June.

Pearson, Thomas, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 July.

Peasley, Lettice, 1651, Petition and Case referred to the Committee of the Army, 20 Nov.

Peck, Mr. 1651, Act enabling him to sell Lands for Payment of his Fine and Debts to be read, 20 & 21 Aug.

Pelham, Mr. 1651, Order for disposing of 100£. only, towards the Charges of his Funeral, out of the 500£. formerly ordered; the Residue to be disposed of for the Good of his Children-The 100£. to be paid to his Widow, 1 Oct.

Pemberton, James, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 July.

Pembroke, Earl of, 1651, appointed One of the Council of State, 25 Nov.

Penkryin, William, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 13 July.

Pennington, Alderman, 1651, appointed. One of the Council of State, 25 Nov.

Percy, John, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Perkins, Richard, 1652, discharged from being Alderman of Hull, and disabled from bearing any Office of Magistracy in the Commonwealth, 14 Sept.

Perkinson, Thomas, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 28 Oct.

Peterborough, 1651, the Minster to be used for a Place of public Worship, the Inhabitants repairing and maintaining it; Bill for that Purpose ordered, 15 Aug. Read twice; Question for Ingrossment, Neg. Act passed-Petition of Parishioners read; Bells of the Town Church to be reserved for the Use of the Commonwealth; Parishioners impowered to pull down the Church for amending the Minster; Bill for that Purpose ordered, 11 Mar.

Peters, Mr. 1652, desired to preach, 27 Jan.

Petitions, 1651, House to consider touching undue printing them and other Papers, 9 Jan.
-, - 1652, A Committee appointed to receive them, and consider which are proper for the Parliament, and which for Courts of Justice, and other Places; Petitions referred, 27 Aug.

Peto, Mrs. 1652, Order for paying her 20 s. out of the last Collection, 9 Feb.

Petre, Lord, 1652, his Petition, with Lord Mayor's Certificate annexed, read; Previous and main Questions that the Commissioners for compounding be required to take off his Sequestration, severally affirmative, 29 June.

Phenix, a Ship, 1652, Manner of recovering it from the Dutch reported, 8 Dec.

Phillilot, Peter, 1652, Certificate from the Commissioners for compounding touching him; Order for inserting his Name in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Lands, 16 Nov.

Philipson, Miles and John, 1652, their Names to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Phips, Lieutenant Colonel Robert, 1651, Committee of Accounts to examine and state his Accounts for his Arrears, 31 Oct.

Pickenden, Susan, 1652, Previous and main Questions for reprieving her for a Month, severally Affirmative; Judges to certify the Matter of Fact in the mean Time, 4 Aug.- Question that her Reprieve stand longer, Neg. 1 Sept.

Pickering, Sir Gilbert, 1651, appointed One of the Council of State, 24 Nov.
-, - Colonel, 1652, Case of his Executors touching his Accounts and Arrears referred to the Committee of the Army, 18 Feb.

Pigott, Richard, 1652, a Committee to examine the Matter touching his Debt, 17 Nov.
-, - 1653, Debt of 3,430£. allowed; Liberty given him to double, 6 Apr.

Pike, William, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Pilkington, Hugh, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 28 Oct.

Pinchin, John, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Pitcher, Thomas, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 28 Oct.

Plesington, Robert, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 July.

Plumble, John and Thomas, 1652, their Names to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 July.

Plumpton, John, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 28 Oct.
-, - Sir Edward, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Pointz, Nicolas and Giles, 1652, their Names to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Poole, Thomas, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 1 July-Petition read, and referred to the Committee on the Bill, 26 Aug.-Commissioners for compounding impowered to hear and determine his Appeal, 3 Nov.
-, - Thomas, of Wedsbury, 1653, Order for settling Lands in Scotland, of 80£. per Annum on him and his Heirs, reserving a yearly Rent of 20£. to the State; Speaker to write to the Commissioners there to settle them upon him, 6 Apr.

Poor, 1652, a Committee to consider how they may be set on Work and relieved, and not suffered to beg; and to review all Acts touching them, and report the Defects thereof, with Power to receive Proposals, 27 Apr. Votes to be printed and published-The Committee to sit de die in diem- Act for further providing for and setting them on Work, read twice and committed, 12 Oct.-To be reported, 11 & 19 Jan.-Reported; and to be ingrossed, 4 Feb. Order for third Reading. Question that it be now read, Neg. 11. Read; Debate thereon adjourned. Resumed.

Popery, 1651, Act for suppressing it to be read, 1 & 8 Oct.

Popham, Admiral, 1651, Council of State to take Order for bringing his Corpse to London, and for an honourable Interment, 25 Aug.-Speaker and House to attend his Funeral, 16 Sept.-Order for paying a Year's Salary to his Widow; the Committee of the Navy to take Care it be paid, 9 Oct.
-, - Alexander, 1651, appointed One of the Council of State, 25 Nov.
-, - 1652, Act for settling and establishing the Remainder of a Term of 80 Years to come in certain Manors and Lands in Somersetshire on him and his Assigns, read twice; Question for Ingrossment, Neg. Act passed, 9 Apr.

Porter, Richard, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 26 Oct.

Portlock, John, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 28 Oct.

Portsmouth, 1652, Commissioner of the Yard appointed, 28 Sept.

Portugal, 1652, Letter from the Ambassador extraordinary from thence read; Council of State to give Order for his Reception, and take Care a Safe Conduct for him be speedily dispatched, 17 Aug.-Another read; Council of State to appoint a Time for his coming to London, 15 Sept. Others read. Translates of his Letter, and Letter of Credence, read; Day appointed for giving him Audience; Master of the Ceremonies to acquaint him therewith; Members appointed to attend him to the Parliament. Manner of receiving him; Letters, Credentials, and his Speech read; Business to be considered-Referred to Council of State to hear and treat with him; Master of the Ceremonies to give him Notice thereof, 5 Oct.-Their Proceedings reported and approved; Resolution that they draw into Articles the Substance of his Answers to the Preliminary Articles, and present them to him, and, upon his Agreement thereto, that they enter into a Treaty of Peace with him, and take Care the Articles concerning the Merchants be speedily put in Execution-Clerk to send the original Paper, signed by him, being his Consent to their last Demands, 30 Nov.-Their Transactions reported; Day appointed for giving him Audience; Master of the Ceremonies to acquaint him therewith; Debate to be resumed, 15 Dec. Manner of receiving him; his Speech read; Debate resumed; Resolution touching the Sum for clearing the Account upon the fourth Preliminary Article; Council of State to settle the Security and Time for Payment thereof-To proceed with the Treaty-Consideration of the Portugal Ships and Goods, now in Question, referred to them-Report that he had signed the Preliminary Articles; Speaker to sign those on the Part of the Commonwealth, and seal them with the Parliament Seal; Council of State to prepare them in Latin, 5 Jan. Speaker acquaints House he has signed them; Order for sending them to Council of State to be delivered-His Letter referred to them, 1 Feb.

Post Office, 1651, Order touching the Offices of Postmaster, inland and foreign, revived; Council of State to report their Opinion thereupon, 30 Sept.
-, - 1652, Report of several Claims; Proposals for forming the Office read; Previous and main Questions for referring the Business to Council of State, severally Affirmative, 19 Oct.-Order renewed to the present Council of State, 6 Dec.

Potter, Mr. 1651, Debate touching him to be resumed, 15 & 16 Aug. Resumed; Previous and main Questions for pardoning him, severally affirmative.

Power, William, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 1 July.

Powis, Lord, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 20 Oct.

Prater, George, 1652. his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Prescott, Edward, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 28 Oct.

Preston, William, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 28 Oct.

Price, George, 1651, his Case referred to Council of State, with Power to hear and determine it, and to dispense with any Forfeiture and Confiscation, 17 Feb.
-, - Sir John, 1652, Order for pardoning his Delinquency, and taking off his Sequestration, 31 Mar.
-, - Johan, 1652, Pardon for her read and agreed to; Order for passing it under the Great Seal, 9 Mar.
-, - Herbert, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Pride, Colonel Thomas, 1652, Resolution for settling Lands in Scotland of 500£. per Annum on him and his Heirs, reserving a yearly Rent of 100£. to the State; Commissioners there to survey upon Oath, set them out, and put him in Possession, 14 May.

Prideaux, Edmund, 1652, appointed One of the Council of State, 25 Nov.

Priests, Romish. Vide Jesuits.

Primatt, Josiah, 1651. Vide Privileges.

Printing. Vide Pamphlets.

Prisoners, 1651, Council of State to consider of disposing of the Prisoners taken at Worcester, 6 Sept. List reported and read; Speaker to issue Warrant for sending some up to London, and leaving others to be disposed of upon the Place-Council of State to consider who ought to be made public Examples of, and give Directions for securing and disposing of the rest. Clause in Lord General's Letter touching Persons engaged in the former War that now appeared in Arms, referred to them. Report; Resolutions for trying several. Council of State to consider the Charge the State is put to by them, and give Order touching them-Order for Money for Provision for the Scots Prisoners-Council of State to give a proper Allowance for Maintenance of such as shall, by Address to them, make known their Necessities, 21 Oct.- Letter and Information that several are escaped into Scotland; Resolution for proceeding against them by martial Law, and punishing them with Death, 19 Nov.-Order touching an Allowance to Scots Prisoners, Officers, and Soldiers-Council of State to consider whether the Contractors for transporting the common Soldiers have broken their Contract-To dispose of those in the several Counties-To take Care the Prisoners at St. James's be sent over into Ireland.
-, - 1652, Council of State to consider of speedy Relief for those in the Tower, 25 Mar.-To make a List of all taken, and how, and where they are disposed of, and to consider of a fit Provision for the Necessitous, 3 Feb.-All that are reprieved to stand reprieved till 1st Oct. next; Sheriffs to forbear Execution in the mean Time; Judges to certify their several Cases, 20 July-Order for sending home the French Prisoners taken in the last Prizes; Council of State to consider in what Manner, and at what Time they may be sent, 8 Sept. -Commissioners for the Admiralty and Navy to take Care of the wounded Dutch Prisoners, 24 Feb.-Report of Care taken, 8 Mar.

Pritchard, Nathanael, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 28 Oct.

Privileges, 1651, Josiah Primatt's Petition read and avowed; Petitioner, and Lieutenant Colonel Lilbourn examined; Petition referred to a Committee, with Power to examine upon Oath; Instruction to consider a particular Part first, 23 Dec.-To examine touching the contriving, printing, and publishing the Petition; and who the Persons that contrived, & c. 6 Jan. Order for making Report. State of the Matter of Fact, Evidence and Proceedings of the Committee, reported; Petition read; Resolution and Judgment of the Commissioners for compounding approved-Questions touching the Charge of Oppression and Tyranny against Sir Arthur Hasslerigg, severally Neg. Resolution that he is not guilty either of Oppression or Tyranny; Petition voted false, scandalous, and malicious -Printing, publishing, and dispersing it, voted a Breach of Privilege; Candles ordered; Petition to be burnt by the common Hangman; Sheriffs to see it done-Resolution for fining Primatt 3,000£. to the Use of the Commonwealth-2,000£. to Sir Arthur Hasslerigg-2,000£. to the Commissioners for compounding-Order for his Commitment to the Fleet till the Moneys are paid-For bringing him to Bar to receive Judgment-Resolution for fining Lieutenant Colonel Lilbourn the same Sums-For banishing him-For his Departure within 30 Days-For bringing him to Bar to receive Sentence. Brought; several Passages in a Book written by him read; Book voted false, scandalous, and malicious-Order for burning it with Primatt's Petition-For delivering all printed Copies of the Book and Petition to the Sheriffs, Proceedings and Votes upon the Report to be printed and published. Sentences pronounced-Petition on Lilbourn's Behalf read- Act for enacting the Judgment of Parliament against Colonel John Lilbourn ordered. Read twice, and committed. Order for Meeting of the Committee. Act reported; Question for Ingrossment, Neg. Act passed, and to be printed.
-, - 1652, Primatt's Petition read; Order for discharging him from his Imprisonment, and the Fine due to the State; Speaker to issue Warrant for his Discharge, 7 Apr.-Speaker informs the House he was insulted coming to his Duty; Arnold examined, and committed to Bridewell to hard Labour and daily Correction; Member to see the Order put in Execution, 4 Nov.-A Committee to examine the Breach of Privilege in arresting Sir Thomas Walsingham; all that come to have Voices, 22 Feb.
-, - 1653, Report; Filewood and Hermdon to be sent for as Delinquents; Order for discharging them from the Offices of Serjeant at Mace and Yeoman, and rendering them incapable of bearing any Offices-For committing them to Newgate for six Months, without Bail or Mainprize, 31 Mar.

Prizes, 1651, Council of State to consider of some Method to prevent Frauds therein, 15 Oct.
-, - 1652, Proposals touching Prizes taken from France and Spain in the Beginning of the late War referred to the Committee of the Navy, 6 Dec.-Report from Council of State, touching the settling a Way for the Sale of Dutch Prizes-Further Report touching Commissioners for Dutch Prizes; Petition of Treasurers and Collectors of Prize Goods read; Resolution that they, with the Commissioners for Dutch Prizes, be joint Commissioners for Prize Goods-Order for each to make a distinct Account to this Time, for Prizes and Goods respectively seized by them; Act for that Purpose ordered, 8 Mar.

Probert, Charles 1652, Order for reprieving him till 1st October next; Sheriffs to forbear Execution in the mean Time, Judges to certify the Matter of Fact, 20 July.

Prowse, Robert, 1652, Commissioners for compounding impowered to hear and determine his Appeal, 3 Nov.

Pudsey, Ralph, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 1 July.
-, - Michael, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 27 Oct.

Pullon, John, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Purefoy, Colonel, appointed One of the Council of State, 24 Nov. 1651 & 1652.

Pymm, Mr. 1651, a Committee, with the Commissioners for compounding, to state the Matter of Fact touching his Debts, 13 May.

A. 1653.

PAMPHLETS, a Committee to consider the Abuse in printing seditious Pamphlets, and seurrilous Books, 6 Aug.

Papists. Vide Recusants.

Parker, Jane, Petition reported; Question for Reading it, Neg. 29 Sept.

Parliament, a Committee to prepare Declaration to invite all godly People to seek God for a Blessing upon their Counsels and Proceedings, 7 July. Declaration reported; read at large, and then in Parts, and agreed to, with Amendments; Order for printing and publishing it.

Peacock, Captain James, upon Report from the Committee of the Navy, Order for allowing his Widow and Children 1,100£. for their Maintenance, 28 Oct.

Peck, Henry, his Case reported from the Committee for Papists Estates, 20 Oct. Referred back.

Peirce, John, Petition reported, 10 Oct.

Pembroke County, Order appointing High Sheriff, and for a Commission under the Great Seal, 10 Nov.

Pemly, Minister appointed, 16 Nov.

Pen, Vice Admiral, Order for presenting him with a Gold Medal; Vote to be communicated to him, 8 Aug.-Appointed One of the Generals at Sea, 3 Dec.

Petitions, Consideration of the Business touching presenting them referred to a Committee, 16 July-A Committee appointed to receive them.

Peyton, Robert and Algernoon, Bill to enable them to sell Lands for Payment of Debts, read twice, and committed, 29 Oct. -Reported, and to be ingrossed, 9 Nov.

Philips, Mr. Report touching him to be made, 1 Sept.-Made, Business laid aside, 30 Oct.

Pickering, Sir Gilbert, appointed One of the Council of State, 9 July-1 Nov.

Pit, Captain Henry, Petition reported, read, and referred to the Committee for raising Moneys, 19 Sept.

Polgreen, John, Petition reported and read; Order for pardoning him, 10 Oct.

Pollard, Catharine, Petition read, and referred to the Committee of Prisons, 5 Oct.

Poor, a Committee appointed for them, 20 July-Report, 12 Aug. Vide Cardigan County-Power of disposing Moneys raised by Imposts on Coals for their Relief, transferred to the Committee for regulating the Customs, 14 Nov.

Portugal, Lord Chief Justice to issue Warrants for apprehending the Actors and Abettors of a horrid Murder committed by some of that Nation; a Committee to prepare Proclamation for that Purpose, 21 Nov.

Powell, Lady Mary, Report of Proceedings upon her Petition touching force, fraud, and undue Practices for taking away her Estate; Order for producing to the Committee Deeds leading to the Uses of the Fine, pretended to be acknowleged by her, 22 Aug.

Prerogative Court, a Committee to examine what Moneys belonging to the Commonwealth are in the late Officers Hands, 19 Sept.

Preston, Petition read; Bill for appropriating the Rectory, and uniting it with the Vicarage, and assuring the Advowson of the patronage to Emanuel College, Cambridge, ordered and read, 15 Aug.

Pride, Colonel, upon Report from Council of State; Order for recruiting his Regiment to 1,000 Men-For taking the Recruits upon the Establishment, 8 Aug.-For continuing and paying them three Months longer, 28 Oct.

Prisons and Prisoners, a Committee for them appointed, 20 July. Power given them to send for Persons, & c. Quorum. Power given them to administer Oath. Report. Vide Lenthall, Sir John.
-, - Committee impowered to commit Persons for not attending them, 8 Aug.-Report of general Grievances touching Prisons and Prisoners to be considered. The Committee to prepare Act for Redress thereof. Vide Creditors.-The Committee impowered to consider Causes of Commitments for all criminal Matters, and send for Copies of all Records and Mittimus's, 6 Oct.

Privileges, Petition of Apprentices in Behalf of Colonel John Lilbourn; six Persons examined; Petition voted a Breach of Privilege, scandalous and seditious; Order for taking them into Custody; Council of State to examine the Authors, Abettors, & c. Member to acquaint them therewith, 2 Aug. Order for discharging one of them. Their Letter read; their Examinations reported; Order for committing them to Bridewell to hard Labour-Petition read, 3 Sept.- Another read; Order for their discharge-A Committee to examine the Breach of Privilege by printing the Proceedings of Parliament, 6 Aug.-Petition of Filewood and Hermdon reported and read; Debate thereon adjourned, 3 Oct.

Prizes, Members to present something touching the Business of them, 13 Sept.

A. 1654.

PAMPHLETS, House informed of a printed Pamphlet intituled the Speech of Colonel Shapcott, a Knight of Devonshire; Pamphlet voted treasonable, false, scandalous, and seditious; the Committee of Printing to inquire into the Author, & c. and suppress the Book; Serjeant to seize the Copies, and take into Custody Persons that sell or publish them, 7 Nov.-A Committee to consider of two printed Books, 12 Dec. Vide Biddle.-Information of a Book delivered at the Door, intituled Dissertatio de Pace, & c. or, a Discourse touching the Peace and Concord of the Church; Dancy and Carpenter examined; Dancy ordered into Custody; Book referred to a Committee, with Power to examine the Substance thereof; who were the Authors, & c. and to secure Persons; Quorum appointed; Serjeant to enter Moone's and Cotterell's Houses, and seize the Books, 21 Dec.

Papillon, Thomas. Vide Ford, Richard.

Parishes, Ordinance for uniting them referred to a Committee, 5 Oct.

Parliament dissolved, 22 Jan.

Peas. Vide Corn.

Pos of Edam, a Ship, Petition of several Merchants, read; Order for restoring the Ship and Lading free from Forfeiture or Confiscation; Commissioners of the Customs to give Order that it be done accordingly, 15 Nov.

Printing, a Committee to consider of redressing Abuses therein, and putting a stop to printing new Books in the mean Time, 22 Sept.-Quorum reduced, 13 Nov.-Bill touching it to be presented, 21 Dec.

Privileges, Committee appointed 5 Sept. Revived; Order for their Meeting-Committees added, 5 Oct.-14 Dec.-Colonel Madrin's Complaint; Speaker to issue Warrant for discharging of his Servant, 28 Sept.-Sir Robert Pye's Complaint; Member acquaints the House that the Under Sheriff enforced Sir Robert Pye to lay down 400£. before he could have his Liberty; Bailiffs and Under Sheriff ordered into Custody, 5 Oct. Severally examined; Arrest voted a Breach of Privilege; Under Sheriff to return the Money; Order for his Discharge-For continuing the Bailiffs in Custody; Solicitor to be sent for as a Delinquent-Under Sheriff ordered into Custody for not restoring the Money; Plaintiff to be sent for as a Delinquent, 6 Nov.-Moone and Cotterell to be committed to the Gatehouse for Contempt of a Committee; Serjeant to take them into Custody, and deliver them over, 19 Dec.-House informed that Theauro John drew his Sword in the Lobby, and struck at divers Persons, examined thereupon, and committed to the Gatehouse, a Committee to examine him further.

Protector, Lord, his Message, desiring Members to attend him in the painted Chamber; Purport of his Speech, 3 Sept.- Comes in State to the Abbey, and after Sermon, to the painted Chamber, makes a Narration of the Grounds of calling the Members together, and the Weightiness of their Employment; desires them to exercise their Liberty in choosing a Speaker-Gives his Concurrence to a Declaration- His Letter reported and read; Management of the Design mentioned therein, left to him, with the Advice of his Council-Another Letter, with Schedule inclosed read, 5 Oct. Read again; Resolution for desiring him to give Order for Money for the Army and Navy-A Committee to consider Ordinances made by him and his Council- To consider the Ordinance and former Acts touching Treasons, 6 Dec. Vide Treasons-His Letter touching approving Deputy of Ireland, and several great Officers, read, 24 Oct. - Previous Question for considering the Manner of presenting Bills to him, Neg. 18 Jan.-He dissolves the Parliament.

Purveyance, Bill for taking it away, ordered, 21 Nov.-Read, 15 Dec. Committed.

Pye, Sir Robert. Vide Privileges.

A. 1656 & 1657.

PAGE, Robert, 1656. Vide Privileges.

Palmer, Dr. Vide Oxford, University.

Pamphlets, 1656, Information of a printed Book delivered at the Door, 20 Oct. Vide Chidley, Samuel-Speaker to issue Warrants to seize such seditious and popish Books as the Committee shall appoint under the Chairman's Hand, 19 Feb.

Pardini, Francis, 1656, his Name to be inserted in a Naturalization Bill, 21 Mar.

Parliament, 1656, meets, 17 Sept.-Humble Address and Remonstrance of the Knights, Citizens, and Burgesses, now assembled in the Parliament of this Commonwealth, read, 23 Feb. Vide Protector-Debate touching the Constitution and Continuance of Parliaments, and the Distribution of Members to sit therein, adjourned 27 May-Protector's Letter touching Adjournment or Prorogation read-Another touching putting it off read, 20 June.
-, - 1656, Bill that passing Bills shall not determine this present Session, read twice, and committed, reported, and to be ingrossed; Passed; Protector's Consent to be desired; Protector's Consent, 27 Nov.
-, - 1657, Bill for adjourning the Parliament till 20th January next, read twice; Question for Commitment, Neg. Bill to be ingrossed; Passed; Protector's Consent to be desired; Protector's Consent-Parliament adjourns, 26 June - Meets 20 Jan.

Pease, William, 1656. Vide Privileges.

Pebles, Selkirk, Launder, Jeddart, North Berwick, Dunbar, and Haddington, 1656, New Writ, 2 Oct.

Peck, Henry, 1656, Petition to be read, 1 Dec. Read, and referred to a Committee-Order for making Report, 10 & 12 Mar. Resolution that the stop of the House by Order of 21st December 1648, be taken off, and that the Ordinances stand in Force till he be fully satisfied.

Pembroke County, 1656. New Writ, 2 Oct.
-, - Earl of, 1657, Order of Protector and Council of State, upon Petition of his Executors, touching a Debt, for which Bonds were given to Mr. Flyer and others, read; Business referred to a Committee, 3 Apr.-Order for making Report, 19 May-9 June. All Prosecutions at Law to be stayed.

Pereira, Alvaro Guncalvis, 1656, a Committee to consider of him; Peter Cocliho and Sebastian de Olivero condemned for Murder, and prepare Bill for pardoning them, 3 Nov.- Bill read, 6 Dec.

Perpetuanaes and Serges, 1656, Bill for regulating them ordered, 10 Nov. To be read. Read- Order for second Reading, 1 Dec.-6 Jan.-16 Feb. 27 Apr.

Peterson, Captain, John, 1656, his Name to be added to a Naturalization Bill, 13 Feb.

Petitions, 1656, Previous and main Questions that no private Petitions be read for a Month, severally Affirmative-None to be printed before they are read in the House, 23 Sept. -Order to be duly observed; Serjeant to seize all printed Copies, 1 Dec.-Petition avowed, 3 Oct.-None to be read for a Month-For 14 Days, 15 Nov.-Petition laid aside-Recommended by Protector, 22 Dec.-Day appointed for Reading private Petitions-Petitions rejected, 6, 7 & 9 Feb.

Peyton, Robert and Algernoon, 1656, Bill to enable them to sell Lands for Payment of Debts read, 13 Oct. Committed-Reported and to be ingrossed, 6 Nov, Passed; Protector's Consent to be desired. Protector's Consent.

Philips, Edmund. Vide Mohun, Lord.

Pinckney, Mrs. 1656, Order for bestowing part of the last Collection on her, 7 Mar.

Plat, 1656. Vide Protector.
-, -1657, Account of a Design lately discovered; printed Book called "A Standard," and the painted Standard which was taken being read, Lyon couchant, with this Motto, "who shall rouse him up;" Secretary thanked for his great Care and Pains in discovering this Business; Consideration thereof, adjourned, 11 Apr.

Plymouth, 1656, Bill enabling the Patrons and Vicars thereof to lease Houses and Parcel of the Vicarage at Rack Rents read, 29 Nov.-Read second Time; Question for Commitment, Neg. Bill to be ingrossed, 3 Dec. Passed; Protector's Consent to be desired.
-, -1657, Protector's Consent, 9 June.
-, -1656, Bill for Maintenance of Ministers read, 13 Feb. Committed-Reported, and to be ingrossed, 6 Mar. Protector's Consent to be desired.
-, -1657, Protector's Consent, 9 June.

Poor. Vide London-1656, a Committee to prepare Bill for raising a Stock to set them on Work, 16 Oct.

Popery, 1656, a Committee to take Care to suppress it in Scotland and Ireland, 21 Mar.

Portland, Earl of, and Brother, 1657, Petition read, and referred to the Committee for Irish Affairs, with Power to bring in an ingrossed Proviso, to be added to the Bill for Attainder of Rebels in Ireland, 18 June. Vide Ireland.

Portsmouth, 1657, Bill for better Maintenance of the Ministry there, read, 25 May.

Postage, 1657, Bill for settling it in England, Scotland, and Ireland, read, 17 May. Committed-Reported, and to be ingrossed, 6 June. Passed; Protector's Consent to be desired. Protector's Consent.

Presses, private, 1656, a Committee to suppress them, 20 Oct.

Preston, 1656, Bill for disappropriating the Rectory and uniting it with the Vicarage read, 5 Jan. Order for second Reading-Committed, 3 Feb. Reported, and to be ingrossed-Passed; Protector's Consent to be desired, 5 Mar.
-, -1657, Protector's Consent, 9 June.

Prisoners, condemned. Vide Treason.

Privileges and Elections, 1656, Committee appointed to fit de die in diem, and receive Petitions touching Elections, 18 Sept.-Days appointed for their Sitting, 4 Oct.-Petition of Serjeant's Man referred to a Committee, with Power to consider the Patent claimed by Wynyard; Privilege allowed him, 21 Oct.-Report; Resolution that neither the Serjeant nor his Man ought to be sued-The Committee to examine Wynyard's Title and Patent, 11 Dec.-Mr. Throckmorton's Complaint; James and Raby ordered into Custody, 23 Oct. Examined; Order for their further Attendance -Examined again; Previous Question for fining and imprisoning Hill, Neg. Hill and Raby rebuked and discharged, 1 Nov.-Mr. Mason's Complaint; he affirms Ruddock is his menial Servant; Resolution that he ought to have Privilege; Serjeant sent for him, with the Mace; Pease and Page ordered into Custody, 22 Nov. Ruddock examined; Privilege granted him; Order for his Discharge-Pease examined; Order for his Discharge, upon paying Ruddock's Expences, and making his Submission to Mr. Mason; Page discharged, 31 Dec.-Mr. Aston's Complaint; Chismill ordered into Custody, 24 Nov. Examined; Morgan ordered into Custody. Examined again; Order for their Discharge-Colonel Wilton's Complaint; Wright ordered into Custody, 25 Nov.-Parker ordered into Custody, 2 Dec. Wright examined; Order for his Discharge at the Member's Request-For discharging the Warrant against Parker-Report touching scandalous and reproachful Words against a Committee spoken by Noble; their Proceedings in restraining him approved; Noble examined; Words voted false, scandalous, and an unjust Imputation upon the Members of the Committee; Order for his Commitment to Bridewell for Three Months, to hard Labour and the usual Correction, 16 Dec. His Petition read; Order for his Discharge -Buck, Turner, and Euer, ordered into Custody for refusing to attend a Committee, 21 Feb.-Complaint of a Proceeding in Scotland, against Lord Cockrane; Proceeding voted a Breach of Privilege; Speaker to write a Letter to the Judges to inhibit all further Proceedings, 17 Mar.
-, -1657, Major Waring's Complaint; Gregg, Browne, Wolley, Harvey, and Aston, ordered into Custody, 5 May. Gregg examined, and discharged at the Member's Request; Browne and Wolley examined; Order for their Commitment to Newgate for a Month; Judgment pronounced, Harvey and Aston examined; Mr. Audley to attend; Harvey and Audley examined; further Examination referred to a Committee. Report; Harvey discharged. Browne and Wolley's Petition read; Order for their Discharge -Mr. Fenwick's and Clerk Assistants Complaint; Chidley ordered into Custody, 9 May-Colonel Wood's Complaint; Green, Denham, and Stanton, to attend. Denham and Stanton examined; Order for committing them to Newgate; Sentence pronounced. Their Petition read; Order for their Discharge-Mr. Denne's Business to be heard. Heard; Beaver ordered into Custody. Examined and discharged-Examinations touching Words spokon by Browne against the Dignity of the Parliament and several Members read; Browne to be sent for as a Delinquent, 10 June. Order for bailing him-For bringing him to Bar, 1 Feb. Examined; ordered into Custody for a Month; Sentence pronounced-House informed touching a Statute Staple against Colonel John Clarke in Ireland; Dewdall ordered into Custody, 15 June-Privilege granted to Persons for the better negotiating their Affairs with their Creditors-Buck and Euer to attend.

Prize Office, 1656, a Committee to look into the Arrears thereof, 17 Oct.

Protector, Lord, 1656, comes in State to the Abbey; and after Sermon, goes to the painted Chamber, communicates the Occasion of calling this Parliament, 17 Sept.-Gives his Consent to a Declaration-To a Narrative, 4 Oct. -To Bills, 27 Nov.-Bill for Security of his Person, and Continuance of the Peace and Safety of the Nation, read, 23 Sept.-Committed-Committee impowered to bring in like Commissions for Scotland and Ireland as for England, 1 Oct.-To present Commissioners Names. Bill and Names reported; others added; Quorums for the three Nations agreed to; Question that there be a Quorum in the Bill, Neg. Clauses of the Quorums to be left out; Bill to be ingrossed. Riders added; Bill passed; Protector's Consent to be desired-Protector's Consent, 27 Nov.- His Letter touching the Appointment of Commissioners of the Great Seal, and Chief Justice of the Upper Bench, read; Appointment approved, 11 Oct.-Message desiring to know when House shall attend him to present Bills, 25 Nov. His Answer-Message desiring to speak with House in the painted Chamber; Manner of the Procession; Speaker's Speech; Manner of presenting Bills and of his giving Consent -His Letter in Behalf of the Cheshire Brigade read, 22 Dec. Vide Chester, County-Another to Speaker read; Debate thereon adjourned. Resumed. Letter read again, 30 Dec.-Relation of a Design to kill Lord Protector, and fire Whitehall; several Examinations read; Order for a Thanksgiving. Vide Thanksgiving.-Resolution to wait on him to congratulate the Mercy and Deliverance; a Committee to desire him to appoint a Time, 19 Jan. His Answer reported-Copies of the Examinations; Assent from his Council to remain on Record in Parliament-Printed Book intituled, "A true Account of a late bloody and inhuman Conspiracy against his Highness the Lord Protector and this Commonwealth," to remain in the House- He invites the House to dine with him, 18 Feb.-His Message touching raising more Forces for carrying on the Spanish War agreed to, 7 Mar.
-, -1657, Message desiring him to appoint a Time and Place for House to attend him upon Matter of high Concernment, 27 Mar. His Answer reported. House attend him at Whitehall-His Letter touching Adjournment or Prorogation read, 29 May-Another touching putting it off read, 20 June-His Letter, with Petition of Parish Officers, read, 29 May-Another from him read, 4 June-Messages desiring to speak with House in the painted Chamber; Gives his Consent to Bills, 9 & 26 June- His Commission for swearing the Members-Message acquainting House that he stays for them in Lords House; House attends him, 20 Jan. His Speech reported-His Letter desiring a Meeting at Whitehall read; House meets him. His Speech to them to be reported. Reported-Further Report touching his Intention to have delivered a Paper to them concerning the State of the publick Moneys, which was not ready; a Committee to move him to print his Speech, and deliver the Paper to them; and acquaint him House will consider his Speech. His Answer reported and read-Message desiring to speak with the House in the House of Lords; House attends him; Parliament dissolved, 4 Feb.
-, -1656, Paper tending to the Settlement of the Nation, and of Liberty and Property, presented; Debate thereon; Previous Question that it be further opened before it be read, Neg. Previous and main Questions for reading it, severally Affirmative; Paper, intituled, the humble Address and Remonstrance of the Knights, Citizens, and Burgesses, now assembled in Parliament, read; Previous and main Questions for resuming the Debate thereon To-morrow, severally Affirmative, 23 Feb. Debate resumed; Previous and main Questions for Reading it in Parts, severally Affirmative. Question for referring the Consideration thereof to a Committee of the whole House, Neg. 25. Debate resumed, 28 Feb-. 23 & 24 Mar.-Resolution that no Clause shall be binding to the House till all the Particulars be resolved, 28 Feb.
-, -1657, Further Proceedings, 25 & 26 Mar.-A Committee to consider of the Title, Preamble, and Conclusion, and read over the whole, and consider the Coherence, and make it perfect; further Power given them; Report; the Committee to make the Connection thereof to the other Parts, and see it ingrossed. Ingrossed Copy read; Lord Protector's Consent to be desired; House to present it; Speaker, upon Presentment, to shew the Grounds inducing the House to this Petition; a Committee to desire Lord Protector to appoint a Time and Place. His Answer reported. Speaker, after a Speech, presents it; Clerk reads it; his Highness answers-His Letter read; a Committee to attend and hear what he shall say to them, 3 Apr. Their Report; Previous and main Questions that House adhere to their humble Petition and Advice, severally Affirmative; House to repair to him and acquaint him therewith-A Committee to prepare Reasons. Reasons reported; another Committee to desire him to appoint a Time and Place for the House to attend him; his Answer reported. Reasons to be read, and delivered to Lord Protector; Clerk to sign them; the Petition to be carried; House attends him. Effect of his Speech reported; a Committee to wait on him in Reference thereto, with Power to receive his Scruples, and offer Reasons for his Satisfaction. Report that they had waited on him, but in respect to Business then discovered it was put off-The Committee attend him.Order for making Report. Report that Lord Protector desired Time to give his Answer. Further Report that he had spoke something to what had been offered, and desired another Time might be appointed to deliver a Paper he had containing several Scruples. Paper reported. Their Proceedings, the Substance of Lord Protector's Speech to them, and two Papers delivered by him, reported, and read at large, and then by Parts; Proceedings approved. Debate on the Papers-A Committee to consider of an Answer to what Lord Protector has offered touching the 16th Articl. Report. Debate thereon-Resolution that nothing in the Report be binding till the Petition and Advice be consented to by Lord Protector; a Committee to attend him with the Votes, and desire him to appoint a Time when House may attend him for his positive Answer-His Answer reported, 2 May. Further Answer; House attend him at Whitehall. His Speech to be reported. Reported; Debate thereon adjourned. Resumed. Resolution that Lord Protector shall be the Title inserted in the Petition; a Committee to consider how it may be limited and circumstantiated. Report; Previous and main Questions for agreeing thereto, severally Affirmative; Question that Paragraph desiring him to assume Title of King do stand in the Petition, Neg. 22. One to be erased and the other inserted -Previous and main Questions for appointing a Committee to wait on him, and desire him to appoint a Time and Place for the House to attend him, severally Affirmative. His Answer reported; Petition to be presented to him; Speaker to acquaint him with the Alteration; and if he desires it, the whole Petition to be read, and his Assent desired thereto; Message to attend him in the painted Chamber; Lord Protector gives his Consent to the Petition and Advice; his Speech to be reported. Reported; Debate thereon adjourned. Resumed; additional Votes to the Petition and Advice read; all the Votes read; a Committee to methodize them, and prepare One or more Bills thereupon -Additional and explanatory Petition and Advice reported, read, and to be considered, 4 June. Read again; Clauses concerning Protestants in Munster-Concerning the excluding Persons in Scotland, referred to a Committee; reported, read, and agreed to, with Amendments, and to be ingrossed-A Committee to prepare a Draught of an Oath to be taken by Lord Protector; and offer what they think fit for the Solemnization and Publication of his Acceptance of the present Government, now established by Authority of Parliament, and touching the settling his Council, and what other Matters they shall think necessary. Five Papers reported; First, containing the Form of an Oath to be taken by Lord Protector-Second, containing the Form of an Oath to be taken by his Council-Same Oath to be taken by the Council of State in Scotland and Ireland-Third Paper read, containing the Form of an Oath to be taken by Members-Fourth Paper, touching summoning Persons to sit in the other House read; severally agreed to, with Amendments; Resolution that they be made Part of the additional Petition-Draught of a Proclamation touching his Acceptance of the Government reported, read, and agreed to, with an Amendment-Fifth Paper, touching the Solemnity of his Investiture read, and agreed to; a Committee to take Care thereof-Speaker to administer the Oath when he is near the Table-A Committee to desire him to appoint a Time when he will take the Oath. His Answer reported; House to attend him; Oath to be ingrossed, and Entry made thereon of the Time and Place of his taking it, and to remain as a Record of Parliament, and be recorded in the Four Courts at Westminster-Additional and explanatory Petition and Advice read, and passed; Protector's Consent to be desired. Protector's Consent-Foreign Ambassadors to be invited to be present at his Investiture.

Protestant Churches, 1657, Protector to be desired to use his best Endeavours for uniting those in Foreign Parts, 26 June.

Purcas, Joan, 1656, Order for bestowing Part of the last Collection on her, 7 Mar.

Purchasers. Vide Sales.

Purchases, 1656, a Committee to consider Abuses therein, 3 Oct. -Order for making Report, 19 Nov.

Purveyance, 1656, Bill for taking it away read, 29 Oct.- Committed, 3 Nov.-Committees added, 3 Dec. Bill reported, and to be ingrossed. Passed; Protector's Consent to be desired.
-, -1652, Protector's Consent, 9 June.

A. 1658 & 1659.

PARISH Clerks Petition read; Order for making Bills of Mortality in the Out Parishes within the Lines, 15 Apr.

Parliament meets, 27 Jan.-Business of an equal Representative to be considered, 31 Mar.

Petersfield Election; Report re-committed, 19 Feb.-Report from Recommitment; Election declared void-New Writ ordered, 22 Mar.

Petty, Dr. William, Articles against him preferred by Sir Hierom Sankey, read; Speaker to inclose them in a Letter to him; Sir Hierom, or his Agents, to have Copies of Records in Ireland, necessary to make them good, 24 Mar.-Both Parties heard; Sir Hierom to bring in a particular Charge in Writing; Debate adjourned, 21 Apr.

Poole, Miscarriage of the Sheriff in certifying an Indenture returned to him, after he had received a Return from the Mayor, referred to the Committee of Elections, 31 Jan.- Report; One Return to be withdrawn, 22 Mar.-New Writ ordered.

Portmans, John, State of his Case reported from the grand Committee of Grievances; his Imprisonment voted illegal and unjust; Order for his Discharge; Speaker to issue Warrant for that Purpose, 26 Feb.

Poundage, Vide Excise.

Privileges, Committee appointed, with Power to receive Petitions-to fit, notwithstanding Adjournment of the House, 28 Jan.-Committee added, 19 Feb.-Mr. Bish and Mr. Turgis's Complaint; Audley ordered into Custody, 28 Jan. -Examined; further Informations against him; Order for committing him to the Tower; Previous Question for putting him out of the Commission of the Peace, Neg. Judgment pronounced, 2 Feb. His Petition read; Order for his Discharge.-Justices of the Common Pleas desire the Direction of the House in a Case depending between Mr. Neville, and Mr. Strowd, High Sheriff of Bucks; Previous and main Questions for desiring them to bring the Transcript of the Record, severally Affirmative, 1 Feb. Lord Chief Justice presents it; Manner of receiving him; Transcript, with the Rule of Court annexed, read. Council to be heard. Heard. Days appointed for determining the Cause, 26 Feb.-10 Mar.-1. 6. & 19 Apr.-House informed that one King had sate several Days and heard the Debate; examined thereupon; Order for committing him to Newgate; Sentence pronounced; further examined, 5 Feb. Petition on his Behalf read; Order for his Discharge-Major General Packer's Complaint; Wroth to be sent for as a Delinquent. Examined; Matter referred to a Committee; Order for discharging him upon giving Bond to attend when required, 4 Mar. Committee revived; Order for their sitting; Committee added-Protections granted to Persons to attend Committees, 4 & 24 Mar.-& 9 Apr.-Sheriff ordered into Custody for making a false Return, 22 Mar. Heard and discharged-Information that Drew was arrested notwithstanding a Protection granted him; Keeper of Newgate to bring him to the Bar, with the Cause of his Commitment; Poulron ordered into Custody, 7 Apr. Drew and Keeper examined; Copy of the Warrant read; Under Sheriff ordered into Custody; Sheriff to produce Poulron.

Protector, Lord, his Commission for administring the Oath to Members, 27 Jan.-Act recognizing his Highness's Title to be Protector and Chief Magistrate of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland, and Ireland, and the Dominions and Territories thereunto belonging, read, 1 Feb. Read second Time; Debate thereon adjourned. Resumed. Previous and main Questions for considering a previous Vote touching the Matter of the Debate, severally Affirmative. Previous Vote debated. Previous and main Questions that it be Part of this Bill, to recognize and declare his Highness Richard Lord Protector, to be Lord Protector and Chief Magistrate of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland, and Ireland, and the Dominions and Territories thereunto belonging, severally Affirmative-Resolution, that before the Bill be committed, House declare such additional Clauses as may bound the Power of the Chief Magistrate, and fully secure the Rights and Privileges of Parliament, and the Liberties and Rights of the People, and that this, or any other previous Vote, shall not be binding till the whole Bill be passed. Additional Clauses to be considered. Considered. Question for determining the Power of the negative Voice in Chief Magistrate, in passing Laws, before the Constitution of the Parliament as to two Houses be resolved on, Neg. 18. Resolution that it shall be Part of the Bill to declare the Parliament to consist of two Houses-Bounds and Powers of another House to be considered. Debate thereon adjourned. Resumed-Protector's Letter, with a Representation and Petition of the general Council of Officers, read, 8 Apr. Vide Army.

A. 1659.

PACKER, Colonel William, List of Officers in his Regiment reported, read, and agreed to, 30 June. Their Commissions delivered 30 June-13 & 15 July-Order for discharging him from all military Employments; Serjeant to carry it to him, 12 Oct.-For confining him to his House furthest distant from London, 9 Jan. Council of State to secure him if he disobeys it.

Parker, Serjeant, constituted One of the Barons of the Exchequer till 20th June next; Order for a Patent under the Great Seal, 14 May-Continued till 20th November next; his Commission to be renewed, 16 June.

Parliament, meets-A Committee to prepare Declaration concerning the wonderful Providence of God in restoring them; Declaration touching their Meeting, and their Purpose to secure the Property and Liberty of the People, both as Men and Christians, reported, and read at Large, then by Parts, and agreed to, with Amendments; Order for printing and publishing it-A Committee to acquaint Lord Fleetwood with the Parliament's good Acceptance of the Officers Affections, and deliver him a Copy thereof-Another Copy to be sent to Lord Mayor, 7 May-Vote that this Parliament shall not continue longer than 7th May 1660, 6 June-Order for preparing a Seal for the Parliament-Seal and Inscription reported and approved- To be kept in Speaker's Custody, 22 Aug.-Captain of the Life-guard to the Parliament appointed-Names of Officers reported and approved- Former Life-guard reduced-Number and Quality of the Officers-Number of the Life-guard; the Commissioners for nominating Officers to confer with the Captain for Approbation of Persons, 9 July-Order touching the Pay of Corporals and Troopers-For adding two Trumpeters, and touching their Pay-Another Captain appointed; Order touching his Pay, 6 Aug. His Commission delivered-Ingrossed Bill for a new Representative to be delivered to the Clerk, 9 Aug.-Debate touching filling up the Parliament adjourned, 1 Oct. Resumed; Previous and main Questions for referring it to a Committee to consider the Distributions, Numbers, and Qualifications, of Persons to be elected, severally Affirmative-Information of something concerning the Safety of the Parliament referred to a Committee, with Power to send for and keep Persons in Custody, 2 Jan.- Entry of 20th April 1653, "That this Day his Excellency Lord General dissolved this Parliament," declared a Forgery; Scobell to be sent for. Vide Scobell-Previous and main Questions for issuing new Writs for electing Members in the Places of those deceased, and for appointing a Committee to bring in Qualifications, severally Affirmative, 3 Jan. Order for making Report. Bill for disabling Persons to elect or be elected read twice, and committed; the Committee to consider how this Parliament may be made so as to be a Foundation for all future Parliaments. Committees added. Bill to be reported. Order for Meeting of the Committee. Bill reported; Debate thereon adjourned-Resumed. 13 & 15 Feb. Bill to be ingrossed. Proceedings thereupon. Bill passed, and to be printed; a Committee to see there be Coherence through the whole, and no Mis-writing-Resolution for summoning a new Parliament on the 25th April 1660; a Committee to prepare Qualifications for Members. Qualifications reported and read; Debate thereon adjourned. The Committee revived, and to consider of Qualifications of Electors-Bill for dissolving the Parliament ordered, 24 Feb. Read. Read second Time; Order thereupon. Vide Writs, New-Previous and main Questions that the Time for the Dissolution of the Parliament be at or before the 15th Instant, severally Affirmative, 1 Mar.-Bill for calling and holding a Parliament at Westminster on 25th April 1660, read. Information that the Qualifications formerly reported are lost; Reporter produces a Copy thereof; Copy read; Bill and Qualifications committed; Question for committing them to a Committee of the whole House, Neg. 9. Chairman to inform the House of the Proceedings thereupon; House to resume the Business; Bill reported. Proceedings thereupon. Bill to be ingrossed. Passed, and to be printed.

Patridge. Vide Privileges.

Pearson, Colonel John, List of Officers in his Regiment reported, read, and approved, 18 Aug. Their Commissions delivered.

Pechell, Captain, Petition to be read, 8 Sept.

Peck, Henry, Ordinance for satisfying him a Debt; and Order for staying Execution thereof, read; Order discharged; a Committee to present Names of sequestered Recusants; out of whose Estates he may be paid, 29 Feb.-Names reported; Bill for Satisfaction of the Debt read, 3 Mar. Committed. Reported, and to be ingrossed. Passed.

Pembroke, Earl of, Petition read, and referred to a Committee, 12 July.

Pendennis Castle, List of Covernor and Commission Officers for the Garison reported and read, 6 Aug.-Letter from thence read; and referred to Council of State, 7 Jan.-Governor appointed; Order for a Month's pay for the Garison, 13 Feb.

Penning, Mr. the apprehending him approved, 9 Feb.

Petty, Dr. William, Articles of High Misdemeanors, Frauds, & c. against him tendered, and referred to the Commissioners for Irish Affairs, with Power to determine the same, 12 July.

Phelps, John, appointed Clerk for a Week, 7 May.

Piedmont, and Poland, a Committee to examine what Moneys are in the Hands of the Treasurers for Relief of distressed Protestants there, 8 July. Report. Further Report; Order for paying Money into Exchequer; Bill for securing it to the charitable Uses to which it was contributed, ordered.-Petition of poor Protestant Churches in Piedmont, with Credentials annexed, read, and referred to Council of State, 7 Oct.-Report touching Moneys raised for them; Bill for suing Bonds entered into for Payment thereof ordered, 5 Mar.

Pierrepoint, Robert, Order for discharging him from his Imprisonment, and suspending his Sequestration, 27 Feb.

Plantations, foreign, a Committee to prepare Declaration for Administration of Justice, and Preservation of the Jurisdiction of Parliament therein, 13 May.

Plymouth, List of Governor and Officers for the Garison reported, read, and approved, 18 Aug.-Letter from thence read; Order for a Reward to the Constable who caused the Proclamation against Sir George Booth to be proclaimed; Mayor ordered into Custody, 26 Aug.-Mayor and his Case referred to Council of State, 5 Oct.

Poland, Ambassador's Letter read; Council of State to examine the Business touching the Commitment of his Interpreter, and do as they shall think fit, 16 June. Vide Piedmont.

Poor, Proposition for maintaining them without begging, read- The Committee for them revived, and to consider all Acts and Ordinances for their Relief; Order for their Meeting, 22 Aug.

Popery, a Committee to take Care to suppress it in Scotland and Ireland, 21 Mar.

Popham, Colonel, Speaker to send a Letter to him to attend, 30 July-Appointed One of the Council of State, 23 Feb.

Portland, Isle of, Governor appointed, 9 July.

Portsmouth, Mayor's Letter touching his granting the usual Allowance to 400 Spanish Prisoners reported from the Committee of Safety, 14 May-Petition of well affected Inhabitants read; Petitioners to be thanked, 9 June-List of Officers for the Garrison reported and read. Approved. Governors Commission delivered. Officers Commissions delivered. Others to be delivered by Governor-Order for a Letter of Thanks to the Commissioners there; Speaker to sign and seal it, 27 Dec.

Portugal, Letters of Credence for the Ambassador read; Day appointed for giving him Audience; Members to attend him to his Audience; Council of State to take order for his Reception, 9 July. Another Day appointed. Master of the Ceremonies to acquaint him therewith, and prepare all Necessaries for his Reception. Manner of receiving him; his Credentials and Speech read; Council of State to hear and treat with him; Master of the Ceremonies to give him Notice thereof.

Postmasters Petition read, and referred to Council of State, 10 June-Order for them to take the Office into their own Hands, and call Persons who have received the Profits to account, 7 Jan. Business concerning the Office, and Moneys received by the late Attorney General, referred to a Committee, 2 Feb.-Post to have a free Passage for this Night-Council of State to dispose of the Office-Petition read, and referred to them, with Power to hear Parties claiming Interest therein.

Potter, Richard. Vide Bellingham, Thomas.

Potts, Sir John, appointed One of the Council of State, 23 Feb.

Pratt, Thomas, Judges Certificate on his behalf to be considered, 15 July.

Priest, Popish. Vide London, and Recusants.

Prisage. Vide Wines.

Prisoners, Petition of those committed for Conscience sake read, and referred to a Committee, 10 May. Other Petitions referred. Report re-committed-Committees added, 22 July-Letters touching 400 Spanish Prisoners brought into Portsmouth, 14 May-Council of State to consider of Relief for them, 15 Aug.-Prison appointed for those engaged in the late Design against the Commonwealth, 6 Aug.-President of the Council of State impowered by Warrant under his Hand and Seal to commit Persons brought to him for a Fortnight-A Committee to examine the Cases of Persons committed since the late Interruption of Parliament, with Power to release them, 30 Dec.-Another Committee to consider who are in Prison, and upon what Account, 27 Feb.

Privileges, Protections granted to Turner, Drew, and Clarke, attending a Committee, 11 May-Continued a Month longer, 8 June-Speaker acquaints the House that the Justices of the Common Pleas had informed him, that a Record between Mr. Nevill and Mr. Strowd in that Court is adjourned to Parliament for Difficulty; Record to be presented, 3 June. Transcript thereof, with the Rule of Court thereupon, presented; Rule read; Business to be considered- Transcript remanded; the Court to transmit the Cause into the Exchequer; their Determination to be final, 27 Jan.- Protection granted to Sir Andrew Dick for six Months, 11 Aug.-Continued six Months longer, 8 Feb.-Clerk Assistant allowed Privilege, 7 July-Protections granted to Witnesses-To a Person to follow his Business, 11 Aug.-Keeper of the Gatehouse to bring Ince, a Servant to the Parliament, and Prisoner in his Custody to Bar; Briscoe, Comely, and Partridge, to attend, 14 Feb.-Order for discharging Ince; George to be sent for in safe Custody, 16 Mar.

Prize Goods. Vide Customs-Commissioners of the Admiralty to consider how they may be best managed, and examine what Money is due upon them, and visit Ships brought into Poole, 10 Feb.

Procurates, and Synodals, a Committee to examine what Moneys are due to the Commonwealth for them, 14 June.

Protector, Lord, Bill enabling him to sue Bonds and Securities taken in the Names of the two late Protectors, read twice, passed, and to be printed; Title thereof, 15 Mar.

Protestants, French, to use Somerset House Chapel till further Order, 18 June.

Purbeck, Isle of, Petition of Inhabitants referred to a Committee, 28 Jan.

Pury, Thomas, his Letter read, 1 Aug. Another, with printed Papers inclosed, read, and re-delivered to Council of State.

Pye, Sir Robert, to be discharged from his Imprisonment, 21 Feb.-Votes touching him, and all Matters relating to them, declared void, and to be obliterated, 2 Mar.

A. 1651, 1652, & 1653.

QUADRING, Sir William, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Questions, Previous, Affirmative, 1651, viz. for pardoning a Person for Treason, 18 Aug.-Touching the declaring a certain Time for the Continuance of this Parliament, 14 Nov. -For discharging several Delinquents from their Sequestrations-Touching the continuing any Person in the Chair of the Council of State, or of a Committee-for approving the Articles of Rendition of Limerick-For a Thanksgiving within the Lines-For taking off a Duty, 12 Dec.-For naming Members to be Treasurers at War-For appointing a certain Person Commissioner of the Excise-For giving further Power to a Committee, 6 Jan. For amending a Bill-For Speaker to sign a Letter to a foreign Prince, and put the Parliament Seal thereto, 11 Mar.
-, - 1652, For appointing a Person Commissioner for compounding, 1 Apr.-For voting a Book blasphemous, erroneous and scandalous-For burning it by the common Hangman-For appointing a Person Commissioner of Excise-For desiring a Member to attend the Commissioners for compounding-For referring a Matter to Council of State-For admitting a Person to sit as a Member.- For dissolving several Committees-For filling up a Blank in a Bill, 27 Apr.-28 Sept-Touching the Quorum of Commissioners in an Act, 5 May-For referring a Petition to a Committee, 25 & 28 May-8 July- For referring a Matter to a Committee, 27 May-20 July -For agreeing to the Amendments of a Committee, 8 June-For appointing a Day to read a Petition-For inserting a Name in a Bill-For agreeing to Part of a Report-For taking off a Sequestration-For paying a Person Money that is or shall come in upon his Discoveries, 7 July-For granting Reprieves, 4 Aug.-For appointing a Person Lieutenant of the Tower-For calling the House, 23 Sept.-For Leave to speak against a Vote, 30 Dec.-For appointing a Day to resume a Debate, 1 Mar.-For adjourning a Debate.
-, - Previous, Negative, 1651, viz. for reading a Petition, 1 Nov.-For remitting Part of a Delinquent's Punishment, 21 Jan.
-, - 1652, For bringing in a Bill, 9 Apr.-Touching Fines for Copyholds, 6 May-For resuming a Debate -For agreeing to a Report, 24 June-For applying the Bells of Cathedrals to make Ordnance for Shipping, 9 July -For agreeing to a Resolution of a Committee, 22 Sept. -For passing a Bill-For desiring a Person to preach, 28 Jan.

Quick, Richard, 1652, Question for inserting his Name in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Lands, Neg. 2 July-Order for inserting it, 28 Oct.

A. 1653.

QUESTIONS, Previous, Affirmative, viz. for calling Persons to sit as Members, 5 July-For allowing Serjeants Patent-Touching the continuing Tythes- For referring a Matter to a Committee- For appointing a Committee 19 Aug.-For admitting a Delinquent to his Composition, 27 Sept.-For bringing in a Bill, 17 Nov.
-, -Previous, Negative, viz. for appointing a Civilian One of the Judges of the Admiralty, 23 July-For referring a Petition to a Committee 2 Sept.

A. 1654.

QUAKERS, a Committee to prepare Bill touching them, 30 Dec.

Queensferry. Vide Cater-Caugh.

Questions, Previous, Affirmative, viz, for keeping a Fast in Margaret's Church, 4 Sept.-For debating the Matter of Government-For appointing a Grand Committee of Trade, 12 Oct.-For referring a Petition to a Committee, 3 Nov.-For an Amendment to a Question, 20 Nov. -14 Dec.-3 Jan,-For adjourning a Debate, 24 Nov.-Touching an Assessment upon Scotland, 5 Dec.- For agreeing to a Resolution of a Committee.
-, - Previous, Negative, viz. touching Freedom of Speech in Parliament, 6 Sept.-For considering an Act-For appointing a Committee, 10 Oct.-Touching Transporting Peas-For suspending an Ordinance, 6 Nov.-For an Amendment to a Question, 6 Dec.-For adding a Proviso to a Bill.

A. 1656 & 1657.

QUAKERS, 1656, Petitions against them read, and referred to a Committee, 18 Dec.

Questions, Previous Affirmative, 1656, viz. against Reading private Petitions for a Month, 23 Sept.-For recommitting a Bill, 6 Nov.-For second Reading of a Bill-For voting a Person guilty of horrid Blasphemy, 8 Dec.-For rejecting a Bill, 29 Jan-For passing a Bill, 16 Feb.- For impowering a Committee to present their Opinion -For reading a Paper offered, without further opening-For resuming a Debate-For reading a Paper in Parts- For appointing a Committee to examine the present Condition and Usage of a Prisoner-For blotting a Vote out of the Book, 4 Mar.
-, - 1657, For adhering to former Votes, 4 Apr.-For third Reading of a Bill-For adjourning over, 5 May.-For agreeing to a Report-For appointing a Committee to attend Protector-For going into a Committee of the whole House, 29 Jan.
-, - Previous, Negative, 1656, viz. that a Person is a fit Object of Mercy and Pardon, 30 Sept.-For fining and imprisoning a Person for Breach of Privilege, 1 Nov.-For agreeing to Amendments to a Bill-For appointing a certain Day for a Thanksgiving within the Lines, 19 Jan.-For staying Proceedings at Law; the Business depending before a Committee-For removing a Prisoner into a Room where he may have Fire, Candle, and Air.

A. 1658 & 1659.

QUAKERS, Paper seconding the Representation of the Army presented by them and read; Answer agreed to; Question that Serjeant return it, Neg. some of them called; Speaker delivers the Answer, 16 Apr.

Questions, Previous, Affirmative, viz. for putting a Person out of the Commission of the Peace, 2 Feb.-For amending a Question-For adjourning a Debate, 19 Mar.-For appointing a Committee, 6 Apr.
-, - Previous, Negative, viz. for adjourning to a certain Day, 28 Jan.

A. 1659.

QUESTIONS, Previous, Affirmative, viz. concerning Persons to be in Offices of Trust or Power, 9 May.-That ten of the Council of State be Persons not Members- For appointing a Committee to consider of a comfortable Subsistence for Richard Cromwell-For appointing certain Persons Commissioners of the Admiralty-For appointing others Commissioners for bringing in Arrears-Touching the Time for continuing the Commissioners of the Great Seal, 3 June-For appointing Commissioners for Irish Affairs, 7 June-19 Jan.-For appointing a Person Lieutenant of the Tower, 10 June-For appointing a Person Quarter Master General of the Army, 9 July-For receiving more Provisoes to a Bill-For giving Money for present Relief of a Person-For appointing a certain Person Governor of Dover Castle-For concelling the Seal of the County Palatine of Chester, 5 Aug.-For finding Members absent at Call, 8 Aug.-30 Sept.-For restoring the Physician to the maimed Soldiers, 17 Aug.-For providing two Months Pay for them, 1 Sept.-Touching the Continuance of the Assessment-Touching the Time for the second Payment thereof-That the Commissioners and Collectors of the Customs are jointly and separately liable to account for Moneys received-For committing a Person to the Tower-For referring a Matter to a Committee, 3 Oct.-For proceeding on the particular Proposals of a Petition- For governing the Army by Commissioners-For appointing certain Persons to be the Commissioners-For appointing a Person Commissioner of the Customs, 28 Dec.- Touching the Continuance of the Council of State, 2 Jan. Touching issuing New Writs-For appointing a Person Speaker pro tempore-For sending a Member to the Tower-For appointing a Custos Brevium upon Account-For passing his Patent under the Great Seal, 6 Mar. -Touching the Number of the Commissioners of the Admiralty, 29 Jan.-For proceeding in settling the Commissioners for the Army-Touching the Number of them, 11 Feb.-For an Engagement to be taken by all Persons- For appointing a Person Secretary of State-Touching the Time of the Dissolution of the Parliament, 1 Mar.
-, - Previous, Negative viz. for appointing certain Persons Commissioners for Irish Affairs, 7 June-7 July-For appointing other Commissioners for the Militia- For fining Members absent at Call, 8 Aug.-30 Sept.- For appointing a Guard for the Parliament this Night, 12 Oct.-For discharging a Member from sitting-For appointing Ministers to pray by Turns in the House every Morning, 29 Dec.-For appointing a Person One of the Treasurers at War, 27 Jan.-For appropriating the Profits of the Post Office, 6 Feb.-For summoning a Person under a Penalty to appear before the Council of State and give Security-For an Amendment to a Bill, 2 Mar.- for referring a Matter to a Committee-For appointing a Person One of the Approvers of Ministers.

A. 1651, 1652 & 1653.

RACOVIAN Catechism, 1651, Petition of Ministers, with a Book annexed, referred to a Committee, 10 Feb.
-, - 1652, Order for making Report touching the Racovian Catechism, 26 Mar.-Collection of the principal Errors in the Book, and Examinations of several Persons, with the Printer's Petition reported-Further Report of the Divines Exceptions to the Book, and Re-examinations of several; Book voted blasphemous, erroneous, and seandalous; Order for burning it by the common Hangman; Sheriffs to see it done; Votes to be printed and published, 2 Apr.-The Committee of plundered Ministers to find out the Author, & c. and suppress the Book, 22 June.

Radnor County, Order appointing High Sheriff, and for a Commission under the Great Seal, 4 Nov. 1651-12 Nov. 1652.

Raincors, Nicolas, 1652, Question for inserting his Name in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Lands, Neg. 8 July.

Raine, William, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 27 Oct.

Raines, John, and John Young, 1651, their Case referred to Council of State, with Power to hear and determine it, and dispense with any Forfeiture and Confiscation, 17 Feb.

Ramsey, John, and Robert Allain, 1651, their Case referred to Council of State, with Power to hear and determine it, and dispense with any Forfeiture and Confiscation, 17 Feb.
-, - Captain Lieutenant, 1651, his Widow's Petition and Case referred to the Committee of the Army, 20 Nov.

Ranelagh, Lady Viscountess, 1651, Order for continuing her weekly Pension six Months longer-Council of State to consider her Demands touching the Agreement with Sir Charles Coote for Castles and Lands, 21 Nov.
-, - 1652, Her Petition referred to the Committee of Petitions, 27 Aug.-Order for paying her 4£. per Week, for six Months, upon Account, 31 Dec.

Raphson, Edmund, 1652, Question for inserting his Name in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Lands, Neg. 2 July.

Ratcliffe, Mr. 1651, Council of State to examine whether he has taken the Engagement, 30 Aug.-Letter touching him read; Order for discharging him from the Recordership of Chester, 5 Sept.
-, - Sir Edward, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 15 July.
-, - William, 1652, His Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 28 Oct.
-, - Alexander, 1652, his Case read; Question for inserting his Name in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Lands, Neg. 16 Nov.

Read, Margaret, 1651, Upon Lord General's Certificate that her Husband was slain at Worcester; Order for paying her 200£. towards her Subsistence, 16 Dec.
-, -Ralph, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Recoveries, 1652, Act for taking away common Recoveries, and the unnecessary Charge of Fines, and to pass and charge Lands intailed as Lands in Fee, read twice, and committed, 25 Apr.-Petition referred, 26 Aug.

Recusants, Popish, 1652, a Committee to consider what is sit to be done in respect to such as shall conform, and prep are Act, or Heads of Act, to that Purpose, 30 June-Bill for explaining a former Act, giving Relief to tender Consciences, and for discovery of, and proceeding against, Popish Recusants, read twice, and committed, 6 Jan.

Redman, John, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 July.
-, - Sir John, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 28 Oct.

Register, Public, 1652, a Committee to prepare Bill for Registering Conveyances, 11 Nov.-Bill to be presented, 11 Jan. Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the whole House-Committee sits; House resumes the Bill; Bill committed to a select Committee, 2 Feb.

Rents, 1652, Bill for more speedy Recovery thereof, read twice, and committed, 25 Mar.

Revenue, Public, 1651, Council of State to consider the State thereof, 5 Dec.-Resolution for bringing it into one Receipt, 23 Jan.
-, - 1652, A Committee to inspect the Books, Papers, and Instructions, before the House, touching the bringing it into one Channel, 27 July-Bill touching the several Receipts of the Revenue and Treasuries of the Commonwealth, and bringing them into one Treasury, read twice and committed -Committee revived; Order for their Meeting; Previous Question, that Persons to supervise the Treasuries be no Members, Affirmative; main Question, Neg. 1 Oct.-Bill committed to another Committee, with Power to inspect the Treasuries and Sales of Lands upon Delinquents Acts, and the State of Moneys due upon Weavers Hall Bills, 27 Nov. -Reported; Question for Ingrossment, Neg. Act passed, 10 Dec.-Referred to them to inspect the Treasuries, and see what Money may be had for a present Supply. Place appointed for their Meeting; Power given them to chuse Officers, and appoint Salaries-Report; Resolution thereupon, 18 Feb.

Reynolds, Commissary General, 1651, Resolution for settling Lands in Ireland of 500 £. per Annum on him and his Heirs; Bill for that Purpose ordered; Commissioners to set them out, and take Care he has present Benefit thereof, 12 Mar. - John, 1652, Question for inserting his Name in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Lands, Neg. 2 Nov.

Rice, Edward, and John, 1652, their Names to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 8 July.

Rich, Thomas, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 27 Oct.

Richards, Andrew, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Richardson, Thomas, Question for inserting his Name in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Lands, Neg. 2 July-Order for inserting it, 28 Oct.
-, - William, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 July.
-, - Robert, 1652, Pardon for him read and agreed to; Order for passing it under the Great Seal, 20 July.
-, - John, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Richbell, Robert, 1651, his Case referred to Council of State, with Power to hear and determine it, and dispense with any Forfeiture and Confiscation, 17 Feb.

Richmond, Duke of, 1652, his Case referred back to the Commissioners for compounding, 3 Nov.

Rider, John, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Ridge, Jonathan, 1651, Report from Counsel of State; Order appointing him Alderman of Chester, 15 Aug.

Ridley, Musgrave, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Rigate, John, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Rigby, James and George, 1652, their Names to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 28 Oct.
-, - Antony, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Rigmanden, George, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 July.

Ringrose, Fairsax, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Rister, William, Ralph, and Edward, 1652, their Names to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 8 July.

Roberts, Sir William, Previous and main Questions for appointing him a Commissioner for compounding, severally Affirmative, 1 Apr.
-, - Dr. William, and John, 1652, their Names to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Robins, Robert. Vide Burton, Major William.
-, - Mary, 1651, Petition and Case referred to the Committee of the Army, 20 Nov.

Robinson, Ralph, 1651, Order for pardoning him-For discharging his Imprisonment and Bail, and taking off his Sequestration, 15 Oct. Speaker to sign Warrant for his Discharge.
-, - John, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 27 Oct.
-, - George, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 28 Oct.
-, - Margaret and James, 1652, their Names to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Roddam, John, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Rolle, Lord Chief Justice, appointed One of the Council of State, 24 Nov. 1651, & 1652.

Rolle, Antony, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 28 Oct.

Rookes, John, 1651, his Case referred to Council of State, with Power to hear and determine it, and to dispense with any Forfeiture and Confiscation, 17 Feb.

Rookesby, Ralph, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 1 July.
-, - Major Thomas, 1652, Order that in Lieu of Lands appointed to be settled upon his Wife and Children by the Northern Committee; the Commissioners in Scotland do survey upon Oath, and set out Lands of 300£. per Annum to be settled on them, and put them in Possession; Speaker to write Letter to that Purpose, 14 Jan.

Roscoe, John, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 8 July.

Roscommon, Countess of, 1652, Petition read; Resolution that the Earl stand in the Exception in a Bill for Life and Estate, 11 Aug.

Rose, Elizabeth, 1651, Petition and Case referred to the Committee of the Army, 20 Nov.

Rotherford, Thomas, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 15 July.

Rotterdam, 1652, Copies of Letters from thence read; 28 Dec.

Rowe, Colonel Owen, 1651, Petition read, and referred to a Committee, to state the Account and Matter of Fact thereupon, 3 Feb.
-, - 1652, Order for making Report, 16 July-15 May.

Rudyard, Sir Benjamin, 1652, Information that he was arrested upon his Return from attending the Barons of the Exchequer, met to consult upon public Business; Declaration that they ought to grant him Privilege, as if his Attendance had been upon setting, and to discharge him, 13 May.

Romney, John, an Infant, 1652, Commissioners for compounding to state his Case, and for whose Delinquency the Estate was sequestered, 16 Nov.

Russell, Welsted, 1651, Petition and Case referred to the Committee of the Navy, 20 Nov.
-, - Colonel, 1651, the Committee of Accounts to examine and state his Accounts, 2 Jan.

Rutland County, 1651, Order appointing High Sheriff, and for a Commission under the Great Seal, 4 Nov.
-, - 1652, Like Order, 12 Nov. Leave given him to go out of the County.

Rutter, John, 1652, Petition of his Widow; Order for inserting his Name in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Lands, 27 Oct.
-, - Michael, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 28 Oct.

A. 1653.

RADNOR County, 1651, Order appointing High Sheriff, and for a Commission under the Great Seal, 10 Nov.

Radseiowice, Lord Hieronimus, Queen of Sweden's Letter on his Behalf, read, 12 Aug.

Rand, Dr. discharged from being Master of Gretham Hospital, 3 Oct.

Ratcliffe, Allein, Petition reported, and read, 17 Oct.

Recusants, Bill for disposing of two Parts of their Estates ordered, 10 Sept. Read twice, and committed; the Committee to present Rules for Commissioners. Order for their Meeting. Bill reported, and recommitted; Committees added-Reported from Recommitment, and to be ingrossed, 8 Oct. Read third Time; Debate thereon adjourned. Resumed; Act passed, and to be printed.

Religion, Business concerning it to be considered, 22 Aug. Considered; Petitions read; a Committee to consider how ignorant, profane, and scandalous, Ministers may be ejected, and godly Ones encouraged, 26 Aug.-Report; Debate adjourned, 2 Dec. Resumed.

Revenue, Public, a Committee to consider the State of all the Treasuries, 12 July. Committees added-Council of State to certify to them what Committees they have appointed for the Ease of the House, and dispatch of public Business- A Committee appointed to inspect the Treasuries, and regulate Officers and Salaries; Quorum. Resolution for constituting five Inspectors, a Committee to present Names of fit Persons, and Powers to be given them. Names presented; Two added-Report, 20 Sept. Vide Navy.-Further Report, 1 Oct. Votes for taking away some Offices, and reducing the Salaries of others-Act touching the several Receipts of the Revenue, and bringing it into one Treasury, read twice; Question for inserting seven Persons therein, Neg. Order for inserting six, Quorum appointed; Continnance of the Act; Question for Ingrossment, Neg. Act passed, and to be printed, 28 July-Upon Report from Council of State, Order for stopping all Payments for six Days, except as excepted; Bill for that Purpose ordered, 10 Oct.-Order for further Stay of Payment-Act constituting a Committee of the Revenue, and repealing the Powers of the former Committee, read twice, and committed, with a Clause; Matter touching the Court of Exchequer referred, 4 Nov.

Riots. Vide Bristol, Charing Cross, Portugal, and Stafford, County.

Roberts, Sir William, appointed One of the Council of State, 1 Nov.

Rosworme, Lieutenant Colonel, Petition reported, and read; Order for inserting his Name in a Naturalization Bill, 10 Oct.

Rous, Mr. called to the Chair, 5 July.-2 & 30 Aug.- 27 Sept.-Resolution that he have the Title of Speaker, 7 July.

Rowe, Colonel Owen, Commissioners in Ireland to set out Lands of 5,065£. 17s. 6d. Value, and settle him, his Heirs, or Assigns, in Possession thereof, till his Debt be satisfied, 9 Sept.

Rowse, Captain William, upon Report from the Committee of the Navy; Order for allowing his Widow and Children 920£. for their Maintenance, 28 Nov.

Rumney, Paul, Petition reported and read; Order for discharging his Sequestration, 24 Oct.

Rutland County, Order appointing High Sheriff, and for a Commission under the Great Seal, 10 Nov.

Rutter, Elizabeth and Sons, Petition reported and read, with Petition from the Committee of Petitions on her Behalf, 31 Oct.

A. 1654.

RELIGION, Grand Committee appointed, 5 Oct. - Members to present Names of one godly Minister for each County, to be called to offer their Advice concerning such Matters of Religion as shall be proposed to them by the Parliament-Eight to be named for Ireland-Eight for Scotland-Members for the Universities to Name One for each University, 11 Sept.-Motion for Fire, Candle, and other Accommodations for them agreed to, 10 Nov.- Members appointed to be daily with them, and desire them to perfect the Business speedily, 6 Dec.-Twenty Articles of Faith, with the Proofs from Scripture, reported; Ministers to be thanked, and desired to proceed; 300 Copies to be printed for the Use of the Members.

Returns to be presented, 4 Sept. Vide Elections.

Revenue, Public. Vide Supply.

Rolls, Master of, a Committee to consider of a Salary to be allowed him, 19 Dec.

Rye. Vide Corn.
-, - New Writ, 23 Oct.

A. 1656 & 1657.

RABY, William, 1656. Vide Privileges.

Raivins, 1656. Vide Supply.

Rates, 1656, a Committee to prepare Bill for settling the Book of Rates, 15 Nov.

Recusants, Popish, 1656, Bill for discovering, convicting, and suppressing them, to be read, 25 & 28 Nov. Read- Committed, 3 Dec. Committees added. Bill to be reported-Exchequer to forbear Suspensions or Discharges till the Bill be passed, 2 Feb. Committee revived; Order for their Meeting. Bill to be reported, 19 Feb.-14 Mar. Committees added.
-, - 1657, Bill to be reported, 1 & 2 Apr.-20, 21 & 26 May. Reported; Sheet whereon the Entry of the first and second Reading was made wanting; Leave given to add a Sheet with the Indorsement of the Title and Entry; Debate on the Bill adjourned. Resumed; Bill re-committed- Committees added, 1 June. Bill reported, and to be ingrossed. Passed; Protector's Consent to be desired, 18. Title read, and agreed to; Protector's Consent.

Registers, 1656, Bill for settling them in every County, read, 23 Sept.-Order for Second Reading, 7 Oct. Read; Debate thereon adjourned. House goes into a Committee thereupon. Report; Debate thereon adjourned. Resumed; a Committee to consider of the Debate touching Incumbrances.-Order for their Meeting, 3 Nov. Committees added.

Religion, 1656, Grand Committee appointed, with Power to receive Petitions, 18 Sept. Upon Motion from them, another Day added for their Sitting.-Leave given to speak against the Vote for their sitting on the Day first appointed; Vote vacated, 4 Oct.-Another Day appointed, 8 Nov.

Returns / Double Returns. Vide Elections.

Revenue, Public, 1657, a Committee to prepare Bill for preservation, and against Alienation thereof, without Consent of Parliament, 24 Apr.-Another Committee to consider the best Way for Improvement thereof, 25 June-Bill for Improvement of the Customs and Excise, read twice; Committees Names read; some excused, others added; Question for Commitment, Neg. Bill to be ingrossed; Passed; Protector's Consent to be desired; Protector's Consent, 26 June.

Reynolds, Dr. 1656, desired to assist in carrying on the Work of Humiliation, 1 Jan. Thanked, and to print his Sermon.
-, - Sir John, 1657, Report, that Protector had appointed him to command Forces raised for special Service; Leave given him to accept and undertake it, 5 May.

Robinson, Henry, 1656, Petition to be read, 30 & 31 Jan.

Rodney, George and Wife, 1656, Petition and Remonstrance, read, and avowed, 22 Nov. Vide Cole, John.

Rogues. Vide Vagrants.

Roome, William, 1656, Petition reported; Resolution that he is capable of Mercy for Life only, and that he be banished, upon Security never to return; Protector to be moved for a Reprieve, 6 Oct.

Rotherhithe. Vide Bermondsey.

Row, John, 1656, desired to assist in carrying on the Work of Thanksgiving, 2 Oct. Thanked, and to print his Sermon.

Ruddock, Edward, 1656. Vide Privileges.

Rumford. Vide Hornchurch.

Rye, 1656, New Writ, 23 Oct.

Ryegale, 1656, New Writ, 28 Nov.-Order for making Return, 13 Dec.

A. 1658 & 1659.

READING Election, and double Return; Order for making Report, 31 Jan.-Report; one Return to be withdrawn, 1 Feb.-Further Report; Right of Election determined, 25 Mar.

Returns, Vide Elections. Double Returns.

Reynolds, Dr. desired to assist in carrying on the Work of Humiliation, 28 Jan.-Thanked, and to print his Sermon, 4 Feb.

Rivers, Marcellus, and Oxenbridge Foyle; Petition on Behalf of them, and others in Slavery, read, and avowed; House informed they were in a late Rebellion, and sent in Mercy to them, 25 Mar.

Rodney, Sarah. Vide Cole.

A. 1659.

READ, Colonel Thomas, approved to be Colonel of a Regiment, 30 July-List of his Officers, reported, read, and approved, 19 Sept.

Recusants, Popish. Vide Delinquents-Proclamation, with a Reward for putting in Execution all Laws against them, Priests and Jesuits ordered, 5 Mar. Read twice, and to be ingrossed; Title agreed to; Act passed, and to be printed.

Registers, a Committee to consider what has been done upon the Act for them, 19 May.

Religion, a Committee for it appointed, 29 Feb.-Order for receiving Reports every Morning, 1 Mar. Vide Church Government.

Reports, scandalous. Vide Rumors, false.

Revenue, public, a Committee to inspect the several Treasuries, and consider the whole State thereof, 9 May. Report; Resolution that all Arrears of Moneys payable to the Commonwealth be paid forthwith; to be printed. Committees added. May-11 June-The Committee to require present Payment, 16 May-To report the State of the Treasuries, with Power to receive Propositions for raising Moneys- Report touching the Want of Moneys; Resolution that six Commissioners be nominated to manage the whole Revenue; four to be Persons not Members; a Committee to withdraw and present Names; Names presented, and agreed to; Continuance of their Powers; Council of State to prepare Instructions for them, and consider of their Salaries, 20 June- Bill for giving Power to the Commissioners of the Treasury, and for bringing in the public Revenue, read twice, and committed, 20 July. Commission for them read, agreed to, and referred. Order for Sitting of the Committee-For making Report, 27 July-25 Aug.-Bill reported, and to be ingrossed, 21 Sept.-Sums due to the State, by Farmers of the Excise and Customs, reported, 29 July-The Committee to take in any of the Farms, 1 Aug.-Report touching Moneys due from the Farmers of Excise on Beer, Ale, and Inland Commodities; Order for taking several into Custody, 21 Sept. Commissioners for bringing in the Arrears to send for and treat with them-A Committee to consider the State of the Revenue, and the Obstructions to bringing it in, and represent the Charge of the Commonwealth, 1 Mar. Order amended.

Reynold, Mr. appointed One of the Council of State, 14 May -31 Dec.-His Petition read, and with his Brother's Will and Decree, referred to a Committee, with Power to examine upon Oath; Notice to be given to the Defendants, 6 July. Report; Will voted good; Order for putting him in quiet Possession of a Manor; Bill for that Purpose ordered.

Reynolds, Dr. Vide Christ Church.

Rich, Colonel Nathanael, List of Officers in his Regiment reported, 4 July. Read, and approved. Their Commissions delivered-Major approved, 27 Sept.- Colonel thanked for his good Services, and desired to thank the rest of his Officers, 29 Dec.-Letter and Information against him read; Heard thereupon; Proceedings of Council of State touching his Commitment, and bringing him to the House approved; Matter referred to them; Colonel to attend from Time to Time, 7 Mar.

Ridgeley, Simon, his Petition and Sufferings referred to the Commissioners for the Army, 19 Jan.

Rippon, Letter from the Irish Brigade there, with an Engagement, read; Resolution for indemnifying all who signed it, 2 Jan. Messengers Relation of their Proceedings; Council of State to recompence him. Letter to be printed.

Risby, Esay, ordered into Custody as a Delinquent, and Debtor to the State, 21 Sept. Commissioners for bringing in the Arrears to send for and treat with him.

Robbers, Judges Letter touching reviving the Law, for a Reward for apprehending them, read; Bill for that Purpose ordered-Order for 20£. to a Person who apprehended two, 2 Aug.

Robinson, Henry, Petition read, and referred to the Committee touching the second Moiety in Arrear, 11 July.
-, - Luke, appointed One of the Council of State, 31 Dec.

Rogers, Wroth, his Letter reported, read, and re-delivered to Council of State, 3 Aug.

Roll, Robert, appointed One of the Council of State, 2 Jan.

Rolls, Master of, Order for a Commission under the Great Seal to him and other Judges for hearing Causes in the Rolls, 19 Jan.

Roode, Margaret, Order for continuing her Pension, and paying the Arrears thereof, 15 Mar.

Rootes, Mr. to be discharged from his Imprisonment, 21 Feb.

Rose, Captain, to repair to his Charge in the Isle of Man, 27 Dec.

Roseworme, Colonel John, Report, recommending him to be Engineer General to the Army, 25 July.

Rosseter, Colonel, appointed one of the Council of State, 23 Feb.

Rumors, false, Bill to prevent spreading them, and scandalous Reports, ordered, 19 July.

Rutland County, List of Officers for the Militia read, and approved; Council of State to prepare Commissions, and send them down; Officers to take the Engagement, 9 Aug.

A. 1651, 1652 & 1653.

SALISBURY, Earl of, 1651, his Business to be reported, 17 Dec. Reported; his Petition read; Resolution for allowing him 5,260£. 18s. 4d. in full for his several Claims; Previous and main Questions that he be paid out of Delinquents Estates to be sold by the additional Bill depending, severally affirmative.
-, - 1652, appointed One of the Council of State, 25 Nov. Salkeld, Lancelot, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 1 July.
-, -Henry, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Salt-petre, 1652, Report from Council of State touching a Contract for it with the East India Company; Order for Payment of the Money-Council of State to consider how it may be made here, and prepare Act accordingly, 18 June-Contract for Salt Petre with the East India Company confirmed; Order for presenting the Bill, 10 Dec.- Bill read twice, and committed; Committee impowered to receive Proposals for making it, without Prosecution of the Way proposed by the Bill, 8 Jan.-Bill reported; Question for Ingrossment, Neg. Act passed, and to be printed, 9 Feb.

Sulter, Antony, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 27 Oct.

Salvage, Richard, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 28 July.

Salvietti, Amerigo. Vide Tuscany, Duke of.

Salvin, Gerard, and others, 1651, Petition read, with Schedule of Names annexed; Previous and main Questions for discharging their Sequestrations, severally affirmative, 21 Nov.

Salwey, Richard, 1651, appointed One of the Council of State, 24 Nov.
-, - 1652, Letters from him and Mr. Scot read, 27 and 29 Aug.-3 Sept.-They give Account of their Employment to the Army; thanked thereupon.
-, - Richard, 1652, Resolution for settling Lands in Ireland of 300£. per Annum on him and his Heirs; the Committee on the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Lands to prepare Clause for that Purpose, 9 July.

Samuell, Arthur, 1653, to have Liberty to double 2,000£. with Interest upon Acts for Sale of Delinquents Lands, 6 Apr.- His Petition read, and referred to a Committee, with Power to examine upon Oath.

Samways, John, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 27 Oct.

Sandis, John, 1651, his Case referred to Council of State, with Power to hear and determine it, and dispense with any Forfeiture and Confiscation, 17 Feb.

Sankey, John, 1651, his Letters read, 12 Sept.-6 Nov.

Sanson, Stephen, 1652, Pardon for him read, and agreed to; Order for passing it under the Great Seal, 9 Mar.

Sarke, Isle of, 1651, Question that Sir Philip Carterett be admitted to compound for it, Neg. Trustees for Sale of Delinquents Estates to forbear contracting for selling it; Council of State to preserve it for the State, 2 Jan.

Sayer, John, 1651, Petition read, 23 Oct.
-, - Lawrence, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 1 July.

Scarborough Castle, 1651, Establishment for it reported, and agreed to; Commencement thereof, 5 Dec.

Scasebroke, Edward, 1652, Petition read; Order for inserting his Name in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Lands, 8 July.

Scotland, 1651, Letter from Sterling read, 26 Aug.-Another read; Order for bringing the Records, with the Regalia and Insignia, taken in the Castle, to the Tower, to be placed there by the Master of the Rolls-Council of State to give Order for removing the brass Guns-Private Instructions to the Earls Crafurd, Marshall, and Glenearne, and Lord Belcarres, appointed a Committee of Estates in Scotland, by Charles R. under his Privy Seal; and their Proclamation reported and read; Copies thereof to be sent to Council of State-Commission to the Earl of Crafurd signed Charles R. and several Letters read-A Committee to prepare Act for asserting the Right of this Commonwealth to so much of Scotland as is under the Power of their Forces, 9 Sept. Order for meeting and sitting de die in diem-Lieutenant General Moncke's Letter to Lord General, from the Leaguer before Dundee, and Governor's Answer to his Summons-Provost of St. Andrews Answer to his Summons severally read, 9 Sept.-Another Letter from him to Lord General read. Other Letters from Dundee, with List of Officers taken read-Letter from Aberdeen read, 3 Oct. -Council of State to consider of fit Persons to be sent Commissioners into Scotland, and of Instructions for them, 26 Sept.-Names reported, and agreed to-Declaration reported, and in Part agreed to; Debate adjourned, 23 Oct. Resumed; Declaration agreed to, with Amendments; Order for printing it-For Money to defray the Commissioners Charges-Instructions for the Commissioners to be presented, 28 Nov.-Read at large; Members injoined Secrecy; Read by Parts; Two re-committed, 4 Dec. Debate adjourned. Resumed; Instructions not yet passed referred to Council of State. Reported; Debate thereon adjourned. Resumed; Instructions agreed to, with Amendments; Order for a Commission under the Great Seal to impower the Commissioners to put them in Execution; no Copies to be made, except one ingrossed for the Parliament, to be delivered to Council of State; Instructions not to be entered. Commissioners to attend to receive them. Instructions; Commission, & c. delivered to them-Declaration amended; Order for printing 2,000 Copies to be sent into Scotland; Title thereof-A Committee to consider how the Part of the Instructions touching the Seals may be made effectual-Commissioners Letter read, 6 Feb.- Another read, and referred to Council of State-Narrative of their Proceedings, with other Papers, reported; Proceedings approved; Thanks thereupon-Council of State to instruct them touching Persons that disturb the present Settlement, 16 Mar.-Commissioners Tender of an Union read at Large, then by Parts; first Paragraph read; Resolution for bringing an Act to unite Scotland into one Commonwealth with England-2d read; Resolution that Scotland shall have Power to elect a Proportion of Members to serve in the Parliament of England-3d read; Resolution for bringing in a Declaration; Declaration brought in to impower the Shires and Burghs that accept the Tender, to elect Persons to represent them, in Order to effect the Premises-4th Paragraph read; Debate thereon adjourned. Resumed; Bill touching Confiscation of Estates ordered; two last Paragraphs read; Council of State to nominate Persons for the Administration of Justice, and send down Ministers-Assent of some Shires and Burghs to the Union, with their desires reported -Letter from Dundee-Copy of the Earl of Argyle's Letter to Lieutenant General Moncke-Paper, intituled, "Some General Heads of the Causes why the Lord contendeth with the Land, & c." severally read, 31 Oct.- Order touching the Payment of Clerks employed to make Extracts out of Books and Papers, returned from Scotland, concerning the Transactions between the two Nations, 4 Nov. Copy of a Letter and Commission to Scots Gentlemen at Edinburgh read; Council of State to prevent all publick Meetings for the Exercise of any Jurisdiction, unless derived from the Parliament of England, or Persons having Authority from them-Letter from Leith read-Major General Lambert's Letter read; Council of State to consider the Sums that come short for disbanding, and for the Forces mentioned therein, 5 Dec.-Master of the Rolls to prepare Records to be sent into Scotland by Indentures and Bonds-Council of State to appoint a Person to receive them, 2 Jan.-Letter touching the Rendition of Dunbarton, and Articles thereupon, read-Lord General's Letter read, and referred to Council of State; Order for sending down all the Officers belonging to the Forces there, 6 Feb.-Order for sending Provisions and Moneys for carrying on the Military Affairs, 16 Mar.
-, - 1652, Declaration, in Order to the uniting Scotland into one Commonwealth with England, read at large, and then by Parts, and agreed to, with Amendments; Order for Printing it, and delivering the printed Copies to the Clerk- For prohibiting the Publication thereof; Title read, and agreed to, 25 Mar.-Dissent of a Stewartry, reported, and read-Assent of some Shires and Burghs to be added, 26 Mar.-2 Apr.-Printed Copies of the Declaration to be sent to the Commissioners, with a Letter, ordering three of them to return when they have put it in Execution, and set up the Courts of Judicature; Speaker to sign it, 30 Mar.-Paper concerning their Proceedings with the Earl of Argyle, reported, read, and referred to Council of State, to consider what is fit to be done in relation to the Highlands-His Letters read, and referred, 2 Apr.-Commissioners to make their Report, 11 May. Their Transactions, and several Commissions, and other Papers, reported; Transactions approved; Commissioners thanked-Letters and Papers, with a List of several Shires, and Burghs, that commissionated Deputies to meet at Edinburgh, referred to Council of State, 15 Sept.-Act for continuing the Commissioners, read twice, and committed, 22 Oct. Reported; Question for Ingrossment, Neg. Act passed and to be printed; Copies thereof, under Clerk's Hand, to be sent to Major General Deane, with Votes and Resolutions of the Commissioners touching the Assessment, 26 Oct.-Act for incorporating Scotland into one Commonwealth with England, to be presented, 2 & 8 Apr. Read twice, and committed - Referred to another Committee, 8 Oct.-Proportion of Scots Members to sit in the Parliament of England to be ascertained therein, 15 Dec.-Letter touching the taking Bradock Castle, with a Particular of the Arms and Ammunition taken therein, read, 20 Apr.-Major General Deane's Letter, with the Articles of Rendition of the Isle of Basse, and List of Arms, & c. found therein, read; Articles approved; Order for Letter of Thanks, and to acquaint him that he cause the publick Records of the Kirk to be sent to the Tower; Speaker to sign it-Council of State to consider of a fit Place for the Commissioners from Scotland to come to, and of fit Persons to meet them, and of Instructions for those Persons, 27 Aug.-Order for making Report, 10 Sept. Report, that Westminster is a fit Place; Council of State to consider in what Part of Westminster; to prepare the Place, and give the Commissioners Notice. House of Lords agreed to-A Committee to peruse the Declaration touching an Union, 7 Oct. Report; Resolution for appointing a Committee of twelve (seven to be a Quorum) to meet the Deputies, and peruse their Commission-To confer with them upon Matters contained in the Declaration-To report their Proceedings from Time to Time-Order touching defraying the Expences; Committee appointed; Previous Question for an addition, Neg. Order for their Meeting. Committees added; Quorum reduced; Order for their Meeting de die in diem. Some of their Proceedings reported. Abstract of the Matter of Fact touching the Deputies who are come up in Reference to their Elections and Commissions; Commissioners to proceed in their Conferences-Committee to confer with the Deputies touching false Coin passing in Scotland-Passages concerning the Number of Persons to sit in the Parliament of England, and the Time of admitting them, reported; Report to be considered, 23 Nov.-Considered; another Committee to consider the Proportion, 8 Dec. Proportion and Time of Sitting to be ascertained in the Bill for the Union-The Committee to proceed with the Business before them; Committees added-Order for advancing three Months Pay to the Deputies-For stay of all Proceedings at Law against them during their Absence, 3 Feb.-Clerk to deliver to the Committee all Papers returned from Scotland touching Delinquents and Sequestrations-The Committee to confer with the Deputies touching Proportioning the Numbers, to be sent as Members for Scotland, amongst the Counties and Places, 9 Mar.-Council of State to consider how the Highlands may be reduced, 2 June-Letter from Dalkeith read; Council of State to take Care for speedy Supply of Necessaries for the Safety of Places mentioned therein, 10 Sept.-A Committee to consider the Business touching the Judicatories in Scotland, 8 Oct. Order for Money to defray the incident Charges thereof out of the public Revenue there -A Committee to consider of the Bill formerly ordered touching the Confiscation of Estates, and an Act of Grace- Bill of Oblivion read twice, and committed; Committee impowered to consider of Bondage, Tenures, Wardships, and other Services, and of hereditary Offices, and Sheriffwicks, and make Provision touching them, 3 Feb.-A Committee to consider the Business concerning putting Ministers into Livings, 29 Oct.-Major General Deane's Letter, with Copies of several Orders by the Commissioners, read; Power given them to issue Moneys for the Administration of Justice and Officers Salaries, till 1st May next-For issuing all the publick Revenue for the same Time; Application thereof, 11 Nov.-Charge of the Forces for 13 Months reported, 2 Dec.-Act touching the Borders between England and Scotland ordered-Order for removing Sheriffs and Commissaries unworthy of the Service, and for supplying their Places with fit Persons, 3 Feb.

Scott, Thomas, Vide Salwey-Appointed One of the Council of State, 24 Nov. 1651 & 1652.
-, - Ralph, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 8 July.
-, - John, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 13 July.

Scudamore, Rowland, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 1 July.
-, - James, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 28 Oct.

Seabright, Edward, 1652, Charge of Delinquency and Bribery against him, referred to the Commissioners for compounding, 12 Oct.

Seamen, 1651, Act for impressing them, read twice; Question for Ingrossment, Neg. Act passed, and to be printed, 12 Mar.
-, - 1652, Bill injoining all belonging to this Commonwealth to repair Home, read, 1 Sept. Committed. Reported; Question for Ingrossment, Neg. Act passed, and to be printed-Council of State to consider how it may be put in Execution against those taken in the late Sea Fight, 1 Mar.-Bill for reviving and continuing for a Year the Act for impressing them, ordered, 2 Dec.-Read twice; Commencement thereof; Question for Ingrossment, Neg. Act passed, and to be printed, 18 Mar.-Order for Money for Relief of maimed Seamen, 16 Dec.

Sedgwick, Obadiah, desired to preach, 30 Oct. 1651-1 Apr. 1653. Excused.
-, - Gabriel, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 28 Oct.

Selby, Ralph, 1656, Petition read, and referred to the Committee of the Navy, 21 July.

Senhouse, John, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 28 Oct.

Serjeant, 1651, sent with the Mace to summon Members, 12 Nov.-To take Bail, 23 Mar.
-, - 1652, Like Order, 20 May-15 Dec.-10 Mar.-Has Leave to go into the Country; Person appointed to attend during his Absence, 6 Aug.-His Petition read; his Account referred to the Committee of the Army; Resolution for settling Lands in Ireland of 200£. per Annum on him and his Heirs; Commissioners there to set them out, and put him in Possession, 27 Aug.-Question for sending him with the Mace to summon Members, Neg. 24 Nov.

Serjeant, Robert and James, 1652, their Names to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 8 July.
-, - John, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 28 Oct.

Serle, Daniel, 1652, Money formerly ordered him out of his Discoveries to be paid, notwithstanding a former Restraint, 18 Aug.

Seymour, Sir Edward, 1652, Commissioners for compounding to certify his Case, 16 Nov.

Shambrooke, Lieutenant Colonel, 1651, his Widow's Petition and Case referred to the Committee of the Army, 20 Nov.

Sharman, William, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 28 Oct.

Sharpe, Alice and Elizabeth, 1651, Their Petition and Case referred to the Committee of the Army, 20 Nov.

Shearburne, Robert, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 28 Oct.

Shelbury, Colonel, 1652, the Committee of the Army to consider the former Votes touching his Wife and Children, 22 Sept.

Sheldon, William, 1652, Petition read; Previous and main Questions for referring it to the Commissioners for compounding, severally Affirmative, 8 July-Another read; Order for inserting his Name in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Lands, 28 Oct.

Shepheard, Thomas, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 28 Oct.

Sheraton, William, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 27 Oct.

Sherborne Causeway, 1652, Bill for reviving a Statute for repairing it, read twice, and committed, 30 Sept.

Sheriffs, 1651, Day appointed for nominating them, 30 Oct. -Nominated, 4 Nov.
-, - 1652, Day appointed for nominating them, 28 Oct.- Nominated, 12 Nov. Leave given them to go out of their Counties, not neglecting the Duties of their Office.

Sherratt, William, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 1 July.

Sherwin, Richard, and others, 1652, Petition read; House adhere to their former Vote, 15 Mar.

Shilborne, Elizabeth, 1651, Petition and Case referred to the Committee of the Army, 20 Nov.

Shrewsbury, 1651, Governor's Letter with a Summons and Letter to him signed Charles Rex, for the Surrender of the Garrison and Castle, with his Answer read; Thanks thereupon; Order for presenting him with a Gold Chain and Medal-For making up the Works there, 27 Aug.-Letters from thence read, 1 Sept.
-, - Earl of, 1652, his Case referred back to the Commissioners for compounding, 3 Nov.-His Petition to be read, 8 Mar. Commissioners to state and certify his Case.

Shuttleworth, Colonel, Robert, 1651, his Letter read, 1 Sept.

Sidney, Colonel, 1652, appointed One of the Council of State, 25 Nov.

Silly Island, 1652, Order against the Selling any Part thereof, 2 Sept.

Singleton, Thomas, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 8 July.
-, - Dorothy, 1652, Petition read; Order for inserting her Husband's Name in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Lands, 8 July.
-, - James, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Skelton, George and William, 1652, their Names to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 1 July.

Skippon, Major General, 1651, Thanked for his great Care in the Business of the Militia at their last Appearance-The Committee that brought in the Bill for settling Lands on him, revived, and to sit de die in diem, with Power to compose the Differences between him and Persons claiming Estates and Interests in the Lands, 27 Aug.-Report, 9 Mar.
-, - 1652, appointed One of the Council of State, 25 Nov. Slaughter, William, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 8 July.
-, - Edward, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 28 Oct.

Smith, Israel, 1651, Petition and Case of his Children referred to the Committee of the Army, 20 Nov.
-, - Martha, 1651, Petition and Case referred to the Committee of the Army, 20 Nov.
-, - John, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 1 July.
-, - Thomas and Paris, 1652, their Names to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Smithick, 1652, Petition of Inhabitants read, and referred to a Committee, 20 May-Report; Resolution for keeping a weekly Market there; Order for a Patent under the Great Seal, 18 Jan.-Grant thereof to be made to Sir Peter Killegrew and his Heirs for five Years.

Smyth, John and George, their Names to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 8 July.
-, - Sir Charles, 1652, Question for inserting his Name in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Lands, Neg. 13 July.
-, -William, 1652, Pardon for him read, and agreed to; Order for passing it under the Great Seal, 20 July.
-, - George, of Bowden, 1652, Petition read; Question for inserting his Name in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Lands, Neg. 10 Nov.
-, - George, of Sunderland, 1652, Order for discharging his Sequestration, 10 Nov.

Snart, Henry, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 8 July.

Snelling, George, 1651, Order for paying his Widow the Dividend that doth or might belong to him, as a Commissioner of the Excise, for a whole Year-For paying her a Debt of 500£. with Interest formerly ordered him, 21 Oct.

Snow, Robert, 1652, Pardon for him read, and agreed to; Order for passing it under the Great Seal, 9 Mar.

Soldiers maimed, 1651, Act for making Provision for them read third Time; Continuance thereof; Further Debate adjourned, 3 Sept. Resumed; Act passed, and to be printed.
-, - 1652, Petition of 180, with List of those fit to be sent to the Bath; the Committee for them to take Care they be conveyed; Order for 1,000£. to defray their Charges- Letter of Thanks to a Physician there, for his Care and Tenderness towards them; Speaker to sign it; 30 Apr.- Petitions of Treasurers read; Commissioners of Excise to advance them 1,000£. Petitions referred to them, and the Committee for maimed Soldiers, 31 Aug.-Bill for their Relief ordered, 25 Jan. To be presented-Order for continuing their Payments a Month-For continuing them till the Bill be settled-Petition of those in the Savoy read, and referred to a Committee, with Power to settle the House and Gardens adjoining for Lodgings for them, 1 Mar.

Somaster, John, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 27 Oct.

Somerset, Lady Anne, 1651, a Committee to consider her Title to some Lands settled on Mr. Peters, 30 Oct.
-, - Sir John, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 27 Oct.
-, - Lord Charles, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 28 Oct.

Somerset County, 1651, Committees Letter read, 1 Sept.- Order appointing High Sheriff, and for a Commission under the Great Seal, 4 Nov.
-, - 1652, Like Order, 12 Nov.-Commissioner for the Assessment added, 30 Dec.
-, - House, Previous Question for selling it for ready Money, Neg. 27 Nov.
-, - 1653, Trustees to forbear the Sale thereof, 6 Apr.

Southampton County, 1651, Commissioners for the Assessments added, 1 Sept.-Order appointing High Sheriff, and for a Commission under the Great Seal, 4 Nov.-Liberty given him to come to London, 16 Jan.
-, - 1653, Order appointing High Sheriff, and for a Commission under the Great Seal, 12 Nov.
-, - 1652, Petition of Inhabitants read; Petitioners thanked, 8 Apr.

Southwark, 1651. Vide London.
-, - 1652, Petition of Inhabitants in Behalf of the Tenants to the Manor of the Maze read, 14 Oct. Previous and main Questions for referring it to the Commissioners for Obstructions, and staying the Sale of the Manor in the mean Time, severally Affirmative, 15 Oct.

Southwood, John, 1651, his Narrative reported and read; Question for restoring Ships and Lading free from Seizure and Confiscation, Neg. 3 Feb.

Sowerbutts, Thomas, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 28 Oct.

Spain, 1651, Council of State to receive the Ambassador's Addresses, 1 Jan. Proceeding thereupon in several Papers reported and read. First Paper read; Council of State to insist on the Demand of Justice for the Murder of the Parliament's Agent. Second and Third Papers read, and referred back to Council of State, to consider the whole Matter thereof-Fourth Paper read; Council of State to demand Sight of his Powers; Clerk to send them Copies of all Papers in his Custody concerning Spain-Paper from him reported, read, and referred to them, to hear his Proposals.-Their Transactions reported; Papers read; one referred back; Power given them to treat with him, 2 Mar.
-, - 1652, His Letters read, 10 June-16 Nov.- Another read; Day appointed for giving him Audience; Master of the Ceremonies to acquaint him therewith, 8 Dec. Members appointed to attend him to his Audience; Manner of receiving him; presents his Speech and other Papers; Speech read; Same Members to attend him to his Coach; Speech and Papers to be considered. Considered; Papers read; the Court of Admiralty to proceed in the Determination of the Business according to Law and Justice; Papers referred to Council of State to prepare an Answer. Order for making Report; Answer reported, and referred back -Letters from the King and the Ambassador read, 9 Feb.
-, - 1653, Leave given to transport 40 Horses for the King's Use, 13 Apr.

Speaker, 1651, with the House, to attend Admiral Popham's Funeral, 16 Sept.-To issue Warrants for the Discharge of Prisoners, 16 & 30 Oct.
-, - 1652, Like Order, 7 Apr.-21 May-Gives a casting Vote, 15 July-16 Mar.-His Complaint. Vide Privileges. Order for continuing the Marshal Men to attend him, 4 Nov.-To issue Warrant for transporting Horses to the King of France, 1 Mar.-To issue Warrant to the Lieutenant of the Tower to deliver over a Prisoner to Serjeant.

Speakman, William, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 8 July.

Spotswood, Lady, 1651, Order for continuing her weekly Pension six Months longer, 21 Nov.

Spry, William, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 26 Oct.

Stackdale, Susanna, 1651, Petition and Case referred to the Committee of the Army, 20 Nov.

Stafford County, 1651, Order appointing High Sheriff, and for a Commission under the Great Seal, 4 Nov. 1651-12 Nov. 1652.

Stamford, Earl of, 1652, Petition referred to the Committee of Petitions, 27 Aug.

Stampard, John, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 8 July.
-, - James, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 28 Oct.

Standish, Edward, Lawrence, George, and Thomas, their Names to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 1 July.

Stanhope, Arthur and Alexander, 1651, Petition read, 20 Nov. Vide Haughton, Lady Elizabeth.
-, - Lord. Vide Wotton, Mary.

Stanier, Jacomo, 1652, Translate of several Letters from him to Persons at Antwerp reported and read; Examined thereupon; Previous Question that his Answers are satisfactory, Affirmative; main Question, Neg. Order for taking him into Custody; Business referred to a Committee, 1 Dec. Order for making Report. His Examination and Bills of Invoice reported; Council of State to deliver them back to him; Order for bailing him.

Stanley, Peter, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 8 July.
-, - Thomas, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Stannanaught, Henry, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 8 July.
-, - Lawrence, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 28 Oct.

Stapleton, Robert, 1651, his Letters read, 29 Aug.-1, 2 & 3 Sept.

Stapley, Antony, 1651, appointed One of the Council of State, 25 Nov.

Star Chamber, 1651, a Committee to consider how it may be preserved for the Use of the State; Order to forbear the Sale thereof in the mean Time, 11 Mar.

Starckey, Thomas, 1652, Question for inserting his Name in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Lands, Neg. Order for accepting the Arrears of his Fine, with Interest, by a Day limited, and upon Payment thereof, for discharging his Sequestration, 10 Nov.

Staresmore, William, 1652, Question for inserting his Name in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Lands, Neg. 10 Nov.

Starting, Timothy, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Stephens, John, 1651, to be admitted to fit as a Member, 27 Nov.
-, - Dr. William, 1651, appointed One of the Judges of the Admiralty, 28 Nov.
-, - Henry, 1652, Previous and main Questions for paying him Money that is or shall come in upon his Discoveries, severally Affirmative, 7 July.

Sterry, Mr. 1651, desired to preach, 30 Oct.-Thanked, 6 Nov.

Stevens, Anne, 1651, Petition and Case referred to the Committee of the Army, 20 Nov.

Stevenson, William, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Stewart, Charles, 1651, his Letter to Lord Mayor, & c. read, and to be burnt by the common Hangman-Proclamation declaring him and his Abettors Traitors, read at large, then by Parts, and agreed to, with Amendments; Serjeant to publish it at the Exchange and in Westminster, by beat of Drum -Council of State to send it to all the Counties, and take Care it be published in all Cities, & c. 25 Aug.-Declaration intituled his Majesty's second Declaration sent forth upon his arrival at Worcester, read-Commissioners for compounding to take Informations touching the Estates of Persons who have adhered to the King of the Scots, and secure them-Order prohibiting the keeping and publishing printed Papers intituled, "his Majesty's Declaration to all his loving Subjects of England, and the dominion of Wales;" Council of State to find out the Printers and Publishers; Order to be printed, 1 Sept. Lord Mayor to see them burnt by the common Hangman-Proclamation, with a Reward of 1,000£. for discovering and apprehending Charles Stewart and other Traitors ordered. Reported and agreed to, with Amendments; Order for printing and publishing it, and for transmitting it into Chancery.
-, - Henry, 1652, upon Report of several Letters read from Commanders at Sea; Resolution for removing him from the Isle of Wight; Council of State to send him beyond Sea, 7 Dec.

Stock, Elizabeth. Vide Hartop, Mary.

Stonehouse, Sir John, 1651, his Business reported; Debate adjourned, 14 Sept. To be resumed. Resumed; Order for him to pay the Remainder of 3,000£. and Damages- For discharging his Sequestration upon Payment thereof.

Story, Robert, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 27 Oct.

Stowell, Sir John, House to consider his Case upon Pretence of Title by Articles; Commissioners for Relief of Persons thereupon to forbear proceeding in the mean Time, 24 Feb.

Strelley, Cassandra, 1651, Petition and Case referred to the Committee of the Army, 20 Nov.

Strickland, Walter, 1651, Certificate of his Case read; Case referred to the Committee of Obstructions, 17 Feb.
-, - 1652, appointed One of the Council of State, 25 Nov.

Stringer, Constance, 1652, Petition read; Order for allowing her to double, 27 Aug.

Strong, Mr. 1652, desired to preach, 1 June-27 Jan.- Thanked, 10 June.

Stubs, Thomas, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 28 Oct.

Style, Sir Humphrey, 1652, Petition referred to the Committee of Petitions, 27 Aug.

Sudell, Richard and Lawrence, 1652, their Names to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 28 Oct.

Suffolk, 1651, Order appointing High Sheriff, and for a Commission under the Great Seal, 4 Nov.-Commissioners for the Assessment added, 19 Dec.-14 Jan.
-, - 1652, Order appointing high Sheriff, and for a Commission under the Great Seal, 12 Nov.-His personal Attendance in the County dispensed with, 7 Dec.

Supply.
-, - 1651, Resolution for continuing the Assessment of 120,000£. per Month three Months longer; Bill ordered thereupon, 27 Aug.-For charging 100,000£. upon Goldsmith's Hall for Pay of the Forces in England, Scotland, and Ireland, till 25th June next, 17 Dec.
-, - 1652, Previous and main Questions for raising 120,000£. per Mensem, by an Assessment for six Months, from 25th December-For applying it to paying the Parliament Forces and the Navy, severally affirmative; Resolution touching the Proportions; Bill ordered thereupon, 4 Dec.

Bills of Supply.
-, - 1651, Bill for continuing the Assessment of 120,000£. per Month three Months longer ordered, 27 Aug. Read. Read second Time; Question for Commitment, Neg. Bill to be ingrossed-Passed, and to be printed, 1 Sept.
-, - 1651, Bill for charging 100,000£. upon the Excise, read twice; Question for Ingrossment, Neg. Act passed and to be printed, 2 Sept.
-, - 1651, Bill for raising 90,000£. per Month by an Assessment ordered, 5 Dec. To be presented. Read twice; Commencement and Continuance thereof; Bill committed. Reported, and to be ingrossed. Passed and to be printed; additional Names of Commissioners for divers Counties read, agreed to, and to be printed with the Act.
-, - 1652, Bill for raising 90,000£. per Month ordered, 28 Apr.-Presented, 21 May. Read. Read second Time; Commissioner added; Order touching the Proportions; Bill committed-Reported, and to be ingrossed, 8 June. Read third Time; Days for Payment; Commissioner added; Act passed, and to be printed.
-, - 1652, Bill for raising 120,000£. per Month, ordered, 4 Dec. Presented. Read twice; Question for Commitment, Neg. Order for Ingrossment. Act passed, and to be printed.

Surrey, 1651, Order appointing High Sheriff, and for a Commission under the Great Seal, 4 Nov.-Commissioners for the Assessments added, 19 Dec.
-, - 1652, Order appointing High Sheriff, and for a Commission under the Great Seal, 12 Nov.

Sussex, 1651, Order appointing High Sheriff, and for a Commission under the Great Seal, 4 Nov.-Another appointed for the Remainder of the Year, 6 Aug.
-, - 1652, Order appointing High Sheriff, and for a Commission under the Great Seal, 12 Nov.

Swamborne, 1651, Order for a Brief for repairing the Losses of the Inhabitants by firing the Town by the Enemy's Forces, 6 Nov.

Sweden, 1651, Letter from the public Minister from thence read, and referred to Council of State; Order for them to take Care of bringing up his Horses, & c. to London, and to consider what is sit to be done for his Reception, 19 Dec. -His Letter, with Letter of Credence, opened and read, 23 Jan. Translate of the Letter of Credence, read, and referred to Council of State-Order for a safe Conduct to transport his Corps, & c. a Committee to speak with his Secretary, and condole his Death, 10 Feb.-Council of State to prepare a Letter to the Queen, and name a sit Person to be sent with it-Letter in Latin and English reported, read and agreed to; Previous and main Questions that the Latin Letter be signed by Speaker, and the Parliament Seal put thereto, severally Affirmative; Person appointed to carry it; Order for supplying him with Necessaries for his Voyage, 11 Mar.
-, - 1652, Letter from another Agent, and his Letter of Credence, read; Day appointed for giving him Audience; Master of the Ceremonies to acquaint him therewith, 4 May. House informed he was in the Court of Wards; a Committee appointed to give him Audience; his Letter of Credence and Speech reported, read, and referred to Council of State, with Power to hear his Proposals. Their Answer reported, read, and agreed to-Answer to the Ambassador's Paper reported, read, and agreed to-Answer to the Queen's Letter agreed to; Speaker to sign it, and put the Parliament Seal thereto-Queen's Letter in Latin read, 27 July. Read in English-Another in Latin read. Vide Killey -Another read, 10 Sept. Translate thereof read and referred to Council of State-Another read; referred to Council of State to consider this and other Letters, and prepare Answers to such as they shall think fit- Order for them to examine into the detaining this Letter, and shewing it publickly-To consider of a fit Person to be sent to her in a public Character, 23 Dec. Report. Vide Lisle, Lord Viscount-Letters from the Queen and her Agent to be translated, 27 Jan.-Translates read; Council of State to prepare Answer to the Queen, and consider the Business in the Minister's Letter, 1 Feb.-Copy of Credentials to another Minister read; Day appointed for giving him Audience; Master of the Ceremonies to acquaint him therewith, 22 Feb. Committee appointed to give him Audience; his Credentials and Speech reported and read; Credentials referred to Council of State, with Power to hear his Proposals.
-, - 1653, Copy of Letters of Credence to another Minister read; Day appointed for giving him Audience; Master of the Ceremonies to acquaint him therewith, 7 Apr. His Credentials and Speech reported and read; Council of State to hear him, and prepare Answer to the Letter.

Sweet, Robert, 1652, Petition referred to the Committee of Petitions, 27 Aug.

Swinborne, William, 1652, Petition read; Question for inserting his Name in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Lands, Neg. 15 July-Order for inserting it, 2 Nov.

Swingfield, Thomas, 1652, his Case referred back to the Commissioners for compounding, 3 Nov.

Switzerland, 1652, Letter from the consederate Cantons to be translated; Council of State to open it, 1 Feb. Translate read; Council of State to prepare Answer-Answer to be reported, 1 Mar. Answer reported and read.
-, - 1653, Letters from thence, with a Proposition, read, and referred to Council of State; former Letter recommitted; they to prepare Answer to this and former Letters, and hear the Messenger, 15 Apr.

Syddal, Elizabeth, 1651, Petition and Case referred to the Committee of the Army, 20 Nov.

Sydenham, Colonel, 1651, his Accounts approved; Order for issuing a Debenture to him; Trustees for Sale of late King's Lands to allow it upon any of those Lands, 3 Dec.
-, - Captain Thomas, 1652, Petition referred to Committee of Petitions, 27 Aug.

Symms, Anne, 1651, Petition and Case referred to the Committee of the Army, 20 Nov.

Symonds, Mary, 1651, Petition and Case referred to the Committee of the Army, 20 Nov.

Symons, Thomas, 1651, Order for paying him 300£. for making the two Great Seals, and the Materials thereof; Council of State to consider of a further Recompence for his extraordinary Pains, 17 Dec.

A. 1653.

SALARIES. Vide Revenue, Public.

Salmon, Captain Thomas, upon Report from the Committee of the Navy; Order for allowing his Widow and Children 700£. for their Maintenance, 28 Oct.

Salop County, Petition of the godly Party reported from Committee of Petitions, and referred back, 3 Oct.-Order appointing High Sheriff, 10 Nov.-Commissioners for the Assessments added.

Salwey, Major, appointed One of the Council of State, 9 July.

Saxtead. Vide Hitcham.

Scarborough, Petition of Fishermen of that and adjacent Towns reported, and referred to the Committee of Trade, with Power to stay Proceedings in the Exchequer, 31 Aug.

Scobell, Henry, appointed Clerk, 5 July. Vide Clerk.

Scotland, a Committee to consider the Affairs thereof, 9 July. Quorum appointed-Another Committee appointed for the same Purpose; Quorum thereof. Power given them to send for Persons, & c.-Committees added, 5 Aug. -Quorum reduced, 23 Nov.-Breviate of Proposals made to Council of State by Commissioners from Scotland reported, and read, 10 Aug.-Order for sending back Registers that relate to private Persons Rights, 9 Sept.-Papers on Behalf of Edinburgh and Leith, reported, and referred to the Committee for Scottish Affairs-Bill for uniting Scotland into one Commonwealth with England, read, 4 Oct. Committed. Committee sits-Bill to be reported, 12 & 18 Nov. Reported and to be ingrossed- Report from Council of State touching the Expiration of the Powers of the several Commissioners in Scotland; new ones appointed, 24 Oct. One excused; another appointed in his Room. Others added.-Report touching the Expiration of the Assessments; Resolution for an Assessment of 1,016£. 10s. per Month; Commander in Chief to take Care to raise it, 12 Nov.-Bill for Confiscation of Estates in Scotland to be presented.

Seamen, Council of State to provide Necessaries for Relief of maimed Seamen, and take Care of the Widows and Children of those slain-Counties to be thanked for their great Care of them-Commissioners for the Navy to put in Execution former Votes for their Encouragement, 3 Aug.-Order for admitting their Executors and Administrators to prove Wills, and sue out Letters of Administration gratis- For paying them Sums due, not exceeding 20 £. though the Wills be not proved, or Administration granted, 1 Nov.

Sepulchre's, London, Petition of divers distressed Families reported; Order for a Patent for Collections in several Counties and Cities, 15 Aug.

Serjeant, Debate touching the Choice of one, adjourned, 5 July. Serjeant appointed-Sent for the Mace.

Seymour, Dorothy, Order for allowing her half of her Discoveries, 3 Oct.

Sheriffs, Day appointed for nominating them, 3 & 7 Nov. Nominated-The Committee of the Law to consider what is fit to be done for Reformation of Abuses, and for easing them in the passing their Accounts, 10 Nov.-Several discharged; Others appointed in their Stead. Vote against discharging any more.

Shrewsbury, Earl of, Petition to be read, 11 Oct. Read, and referred to the Committee of Petitions-Trustees to forbear Sale of his Estate for a Week, 3 Nov.-Petition and State of his Case reported and read; Judgment of the Commissioners of compounding to stand.

Sidenham, Colonel, appointed One of the Council of State, 1 Nov.

Smithby, Thomas, Petition reported and read, 29 Aug.

Soldiers. Vide Officers-Council of State to provide Necessaries for Relief of maimed Soldiers, and take Care of the Widows and Orphans of those slain; Counties to be thanked for their Care of them, 3 Aug.-Order for admitting their Executors and Administrators to prove Wills, and sue out Letters of Administration gratis.

Somerset County, Order appointing High Sheriff, and for a Commission under the Great Seal, 10 Nov.

Southam, Minister appointed, 26 Nov.

Southampton County, Petition of well-affected Inhabitants read; Petitioners thanked, 28 Sept.-Order appointing High Sheriff, and for a Commission under the Great Seal, 10 Nov.

Spalding, Petition of Tenants of the Manor read; Question for referring it to a Committee, Neg. 23 July.

Speaker, appointed, 5 July-2 & 30 Aug.-27 Sept.-to be attended with the Mace to and from Sermon, 24 Aug. Gives a Casting Vote, 22 & 27 Sept.-17 Oct.-Attends Lord General at Whitehall, 12 Dec

Spry, William, Petition reported and read; Trustees to proceed in the Sale of his Estate, 3 Oct.

Stafford County, Letters touching a Riot there referred to Council of State to examine the Business, and send for the Ringleaders, 29 Oct. -Order appointing High Sheriff, and for a Commission under the Great Seal, 10 Nov.

Stafford, John, and Verney Noel, Bill for Sale of one Manor, and settling another, read, 14 Nov.

Stansby, Robert, Petition read, 15 Aug. Vide Preston.

Stone, Captain, appointed One of the Council of State, 9 July -1 Nov.

Stowell, Sir John, Petition of several Purchasers of his Estate, reported and read, with former Votes, 8 Aug. Business to be considered. Considered; Petition of Trustees for Sale of Delinquents Estates read; Purchasers Petition referred back-Report; Previous and main Questions that the Purchasers shall enjoy the Estate, severally affirmative, 15 Sept. -Bill for Confirmation of the Sale read twice, and committed-Reported, and to be ingrossed, 3 Oct. Passed.

Streater, John, Report touching his Commitment by Council of State; Commitment to stand, 21 Nov.

Strickland, Mr. appointed One of the Council of State, 9 July -1 Nov.

Stuffs. Vide Norfolk.

Sudbury, Petition of Mayor, & c. reported and read, 19 Sept.

Suffolk County, Order appointing High Sheriff for the Remainder of the Year, 20 July-For giving him the Oath- Order appointing High Sheriff, and for a Commission under the Great Seal, 10 Nov.

Supply.

A Committee to receive Propositions for raising Moneys, 13 Aug. Propositions reported-Other Propositions reported, 5 Sept.-Proposals for raising Moneys out of Guernsey, Jersey, and Sarke, read, and referred-Resolution for a Duty on English Tobacco, 15 Aug.

Bills of Supply.

Bill for an Impost on English Tobacco read twice; Question for Ingrossment; Act passed, and to be printed, 3 Sept.-Report touching Abuses in Exportation thereof; Bill to prevent them ordered, 11 Nov. Read twice; Members to withdraw and prepare a Proviso to be added thereto.

Bill for Continuance of the Excise read twice, and committed, 23 Aug.-Reported; Continuance thereof; Question for Ingrossment, Neg. Act passed and to be printed, 6 Sept.- Another to the same Purpose ordered, 1 Dec.

Bill for an Assessment of 160,000 £. per Month, read twice, and committed, 4 Nov. Reported; Debate thereon adjourned. Resumed; Continuance of the Bill; Petitions read; Resolutions touching the Proportion. Bill committed. To be reported. Reported; Debate adjourned. Resumed; Bill to be ingrossed. Order for third Reading. Act passed, and to be printed.

Surry, Order appointing High Sheriff, and for a Commission under the Great Seal, 10 Nov. Misnomer amended-Order for discharging him, and appointing another-Order for discharging him, and appointing another.

Sussex, Order appointing High Sheriff, and for a Commission under the Great Seal, 10 Nov.

Sutton, Long, Petition of divers distressed Families read; Order for a Patent for Collections in several Counties and Cities, 15 Aug.

Sweden, public Minister's Desire of taking Leave reported, and agreed to; Day appointed; Master of the Ceremonies to acquaint him therewith, 24 Oct. House informed, that he was in the Court of Wards; a Committee to give him Audience; Copy of his Speech and Questions, and his Letter read. Letter recredential reported, read, and agreed to; Speaker to sign them, and put the Parliament Seal thereto.

Switzerland, Draught of a Letter to the Protestant Cantons reported, read, and agreed to; Order for translating it into Latin; Speaker to sign it, and put the Parliament Seal thereto; Council of State to take Order for sending it, 4 Oct.

A. 1654.

SALISBURY, Earl of, Petition to be read, 2 Nov. Read and referred to Committee to consider how his Debt may be satisfied.

Salters Hall, a Committee to enquire into the Power and Proceedings of the Judges there, 15 Sept.-Report touching Inconveniences in the Act and Ordinances for Relief of Creditors and poor Prisoners, 25 Oct. Vide Creditors-Bill for Salters Hall to be presented, 4 Dec.

Salt, Petre, a Committee to consider the Inconveniences of the Act touching making it, and prepare Bill for the Repeal thereof, 22 Dec.

Schoolmasters. Vide Ministers.

Scobell, Mr. chosen Clerk, 4 Sept. Vide Clerk.

Scotland, a Committee to consider the Affairs thereof, and prepare what they shall think fit for the further Consideration of the House; all that come to have Voices, 29 Sept.-Act for uniting Scotland into one Commonwealth with England- Act for taking away the Tenures of Wards and Knights Service, and for changing them into free Blanch, severally read, 22 Dec.

Serjeant, chosen, 4 Sept.-Order for impresting Moneys to him for the extraordinary Charges of the House, 16 Nov.- Serjeant to give Members Notice to attend-Person to attend during his Absence-Sent for Members to Prayers, 15 Jan.

Sheriffs and Under Sheriffs, a Committee to consider how their Offices may be made less burdensome to them and the Commonwealth, 4 Dec.

Simpson, Sidrack, desired to assist in carrying on the Work of Fasting in the House, 14 Sept.-Thanked, 12 Oct.

Sleigh, Sir Samuel, Petition read, and re-delivered, on Account of a Mistake in the Direction, 9 Oct.

Somerset County New Writ, 4 Oct.

Speaker, chosen when no Clerk was present, Resolution that he make an Entry of the Choice, 4 Sept.-To issue Warrant for bailing a Prisoner, 5 Oct.-To issue Warrant to the Commissioners of the Treasury for impresting Money to Serjeant-with House, attends Lord Protector in the painted Chamber, 22 Jan.

Stirling, Countess of, and others, Petition to be read, 17 Nov. Read, and referred to a Committee; another read, and referred.

Stone, Catharine, and Son, Petition to be read, 2 Nov. Read and referred to a Committee, with Power to hear Purchasers.

Stowell, Sir John, Petition to be read, 2 Nov. Read, and referred to a Committee-Petition of Commissioners read, and referred to another Committee, with Power to hear all Persons concerned. The Council of State to attend them on Behalf of the Commonwealth. Other Persons to attend them; Solicitor for the State appointed.

Supply.

Resolution for an Assessment towards defraying the Charges of the Commonwealth, 15 Nov.-For an Assessment of 60,000 £. per Mensem on England; Bill for that Purpose ordered
-, -Previous Question for assessing 10,000£. per Mensem on Scotland, for three Months, Neg.-Previous and main Questions for assessing 8,000£. severally Affirmative; Bill for that Purpose ordered-Previous Question for assessing 10,000£. per Mensem on Ireland, for three Months, Neg.-Previous and main Questions for assessing 8,000£. severally affirmative; Bill for that Purpose ordered, 5 Dec.-Resolution for paying out of the Exchequer, 1,000,000£. for the Maintenance of Land and Sea Forces, with all incident Charges, 5 Jan. Vacated-A Committee to consider of a Revenue to be settled in the Act of Government, 13 Jan. Report. Resolution for paying 400,000£. out of the Exchequer, for Maintenance of Forces in the Field, and Garisons, and naval Charges, and all incident Charges, agreed to, with Amendments-For an additional Sum, for the same Service, disagreed to.

Bills of Supply.

Bill for an Assessment of 60,000£. per Mensem on England, for three Months, ordered, 21 Nov. Read. Read second Time; Question for Alteration in the Proportions, Neg. Bill committed. Committee sits, 29 Nov.- 1 Dec. Commissioners Names to be inserted in the Bill, and reported as Amendments, 1 Dec. Bill reported, and to be ingrossed. Read third Time; Clauses added; Debate thereon adjourned. Resumed; Proviso added.

Bill for an Assessment of 8,000£. per Mensem on Scotland for three Months, ordered, 5 Dec.

Bill for an Assessment of 8,000£. per Mensem, on Ireland, for three Months, ordered, 5 Dec.

Surrey, Petition of well-affected Inhabitants read, 29 Sept.- Information touching Moneys collected for building and repairing a Goal and House of Correction detained in Sheriff's Hand, referred to a Committee, with Power to prepare an additional Act, 9 Nov.

Sussex New Writ, 23 Oct.

Swearing and unlawful Gaming, Bill to supply Defects in former Acts touching them, ordered, 27 Nov.

A. 1656 & 1657.

SABBATII. Vide Sunday.

Sabron, Renee de, 1656, the Committee of Naturalization to consider touching naturalizing him, 16 Dec.-His Petition read: Question for referring it to the Committee, Neg. 7 Feb.

Sales, 1656, a Committee to prepare Bill to confirm those made pursuant to Acts and Ordinances, 3 Oct.-Bill to be presented, 8 Nov. Read; Previous and main Questions for second Reading, severally Affirmative. Committed to a Committee of the whole House-Another Committee to examine the Breaches of Trusts in the Sales of Lands sold by the Parliament, 3 Oct.

Salisbury, Earl of, 1656, Petition read, and referred to a Committee; Question for them to consider of a Way for satisfying his Debt, Neg. 10 Dec.
-, - 1657, Report to be made, 26 May.

Salt Makers, 1656, Petition read, and referred to the Committee of Trade, 27 Dec.

Sanclare. Vide Dumfreeze.

Savernack. Vide Brimslade.

Scarlet, Thomas, 1656, Petition read, and referred to a Committee, 14 Mar. Vide Captives.

Scobell, Mr. 1657, to be sent to, to deliver the Journal Book, & c. to Clerk, 22 Jan. His Representation read, and with Act annexed, referred to a Committee. Act and former Order appointing a Clerk read; House adhere to the Order.

Scotland, 1656, a Committee appointed to consider the Affairs thereof, 23 Sept. Committees added, 26 Sept.-13. 21 & 28 Oct.-24 Dec.-2 Jan.-Committee impowered to send for Persons, & c. 26 Sept.-A Committee to prepare Bill for taking away Wardships and Tenures in Scotland, 23 Sept.-Another Committee appointed for that Purpose, 29 Oct.-Bill to be read, 22 & 26 Nov.-Bill for uniting Scotland into One Commonwealth with England read, 25 Oct. -Committed, 4 Nov. Committee sits, 8. 12. 17 & 21 Nov.-4 Dec.

Scott, Edward, 1656, Petition read, and referred to a Committee, with Power to hear Parties, and prepare Bill, 22 Dec. Committees added, 23 Dec.-6 & 23 Jan.
-, - 1657, Order for making Report, 26 June-20 Jan.
-, - Sarah, 1656, Order for bestowing Part of the last Collection on her, 7 Mar.

Sedascue, Major, 1656, his Name to be inserted in a Naturalization Bill, 6 Oct. Vide Tanturier.

Sedgemore, 1656, Bill for Division and Improvement thereof, read; Question for second Reading, Neg. Bill rejected, 27 Dec.

Selkirk. Vide Pebles.

Serges. Vide Perpetuanaes.

Serjeant, 1656, or his Deputies, to attend all Committees-to supply them with Pens, Ink, and all other Necessaries 6 Oct. -To seize Copies of all private Petitions printed before they are read, 1 Dec.-His Desire for an Allowance for Necessaries used in the House reported-Keys of the Room over the House to be delivered to him, 11 Dec.-Sent with Mace for Members, 28 & 29 Jan.-10 Feb.
-, - 1657, Like Orders, 23 and 28 Apr.-29 & 30 Jan. -Order touching a Privy Seal for Arrears due to him, and future Payment of his Allowance, 24 Apr.-To take Bail, 26 June.-To dispose of Moneys collected for the Poor, and give Inventory of Names of Persons amongst whom it shall be distributed, to some Members for their Approbation, 28 Jan.

Servants. Vide Artificers.

Sewers, 1656, Bill for them to be presented, 26 Nov.-To be read, 2 Dec.

Sherwood Forest. Vide Forests.

Shute, Richard. Vide Mohun, Lord.

Sidney College. Vide Johnson, Samuel.

Simous, William, 1656, Petition read, and referred to a Committee, 9 Dec. Vide Leicester Town.

Smith, Erasmus. Vide Whalley, Henry.

Smythe, John, 1657, chosen Clerk of the House, 20 Jan. Vide Clerk.

Soame, Stephen, 1657, Bill for settling Lands on him, chargeable with Portions for his Daughters, read, 30 Mar.

Soapboilers, 1656, Petition to be read, 30 Dec.-Read, and referred to a Committee, 3 Feb.
-, - 1657, Report; Proceedings at Law against them to be stayed, 26 June.

Sollicitors, 1656, a Committee to consider the Number of them and their Abuses, 13 Oct.

Somerset County, 1656, Petition of Inhabitants to be read, 9 Feb.

Southampton County, 1656, New Writ, 2 Oct.

Southwark. Vide Wills.

Southwold. Vide Dunwich.

Spain, 1656, Day appointed for considering the Business touching a War with Spain; Members to acquaint Protector therewith, 25 Sept. Report of Message delivered; Grounds thereof opened to the House by his Order; Debate thereon adjourned-Declared that the War was undertaken upon just and necessary grounds, and for the good of the Commonwealth, and the Parliament approves thereof, and will assist Protector-A Committee to prepare Declaration to shew the Justice and Necessity of the War, 1 Oct. Declaration to be reported. Reported, and recommitted. -Manner of carrying on the War, and of Assistance therein, to be considered 1 & 3 Oct. Considered. House to go into a Committee thereupon. Report. Vide Excise-Letters and Papers touching an Engagement with the Spanish West India Fleet, reported from Protector, read, and re-delivered, 2 Oct. Vide Thanksgiving.
-, - 1657, Narrative of the great Success against the Spanish Fleet at Santa Cruse read; Order for Thanksgiving. Vide Thanksgiving. Narrative and Order to be printed, 28 May.

Speaker, 1656, chosen; Purport of his Speech to House, 17 Sept.-To issue Warrants for New Writs during this Session, upon Death, or double Return, where the Member makes his Choice in the House-Form of his Warrant to Serjeant for taking a Person into Custody-Of his Warrant to Keeper of Newgate to receive him, 18 Oct.-Gives a casting Vote, 15 Nov.-Person desired to take the Chair during his Indisposition; purport of his Speech thereupon- Resolution that the Ceremonies and Respects used to former Speakers be used to him, and that he have the Profits, 27 Jan.-Speaker to issue Warrants for seizing seditious Books and Pamphlets, 19 Feb.
-, - 1657, Gives a casting Vote, 29 Apr.-To issue Warrants for such Witnesses as either Party shall desire upon a Cause to be heard at Bar, 2 May-To issue Warrants against Persons in Naturalization Bills to pay their Fees, or attend to answer their Neglect.

Stanton, William, 1657. Vide Privileges.

Statutes. Vide Acts.

Steinmar, Henry, 1656, Bill for naturalizing him and others, read, 6 Feb. Committed; Names to be added.
-, - 1657, Reported, and to be ingrossed, 3 Apr.- Passed; Protector's Consent to be desired, 8 June. Protector's Consent.

Sterry, Dr. 1656, desired to assist in carrying on the Work of Thanksgiving, 2 Oct.

Steur, Michael, 1656, his Name to be inserted in a Naturalization Bill, 7 Feb.

Steward, Charles, 1656, Bill for renouncing and disannulling his pretended Title, read, 18 Sept. Committed. Reported, and to be ingrossed. Speaker acquaints House it is ingrossed; the Committee to examine the ingrossed Bill, with the Paper Bill, and Amendments. Report of Agreement; Bill read third Time; Question for preparing a Proviso, that the passing this Bill shall not determine the Session, Neg. Bill passed; Protector's Consent to be desired. Protector's Consent, 27 Nov.

Stirling, Countess of, and others, 1656, Petition to be read, 16 Mar. Read, and referred to a Committee, with Power to examine upon Oath. Committees added.
-, - 1657, Report; Parties to have the Use of Depositions made in Chancery of Witnesses who are dead or cannot attend; Speaker to issue Warrants for such Witnesses, as either Side shall desire, 2 May. Cause to be heard at Bar.

Story, Captain, 1656, to be presented with 100£. for his good News of the Victory over the Spanish Fleet; Protector's Consent to be desired, 28 May. Signified.

Stowell, Sir John, 1656, Petition to be read, 19 & 24 Mar
-, - 1657, Like Order, 1 Apr.

Stringer, John, and Wife, 1656, their Facts and Crimes referred to a Committee, 18 Dec.-Their Petition read; Lord Chief Justice of the Upper Bench to receive Informations, and cause Proceedings against them-Order touching satisfying the Serjeant's Charge in keeping them-Warrant for him to deliver them over to such Prison as Lord Chief Justice shall order, 14 Feb.-Lord Chief Justice to dispose of them according to Law, 3 & 4 Mar.

Suits, unnecessary, 1656, Bill for restraining them upon Bills and Bonds, read, 16 Oct.-Order for second Reading, 15 & 21 Nov.

Sunday, 1656, Bill for better Observation thereof to be read, 2 Jan. Read-Order for second Reading, 11 Feb. Committed.
-, - 1657, To be reported, 30 Mar.-Reported, and to be ingrossed, 3 Apr.-Proviso added; Bill passed; Protector's Consent to be desired, 20 June. Protector's Consent.

Supply.
-, - 1656, Resolution for raising 400,000£. to carry on the Spanish War, and other Affairs of the Commonwealth, 30 Jan.
-, - 1657, Referred to a Committee, in Order to the raising 1,300,000£. to inspect the Treasuries of England, Scotland, and Ireland, 30 May-Committees added, 2 June. Order for making Report. Estimate reported and read.

Ways and Means for raising the Supply.
-, - 1656, a Committee of the whole House to consider how present Moneys may be raised for carrying on the Spanish War, 21 Oct. Sits, 22, 23 & 25 Oct.-10 & 11 Nov.-Report; 22, 23 & 25 Oct.-11 Nov.-That House be moved to appoint a Committee to consider how Papists Estates may be improved, and offer an effectual Way for Conviction and Conformity of them, and how Frauds in concealing their Estates may be discovered; Committee appointed accordingly. Vide Recusants, Popish-That it be offered to House that Estates of Persons in the last Insurrection be sold, disagreed to-That House be moved to appoint a Committee to consider of the Estates of Delinquents who have not compounded, and touching the Payment of the second Moieties, and the Cases of Children whose Parents have not compounded; a Committee appointed accordingly, 22 Oct.-That House be moved to appoint a Committee to consider the State of the Forests and Chaces, and how Fines due for the Destruction of Wood and Timber may be collected, and what Fines are fit to be discharged. Vide Forests. -That House be moved to appoint a Committee to consider of further Impositions upon Spanish Wines and Fruits; Committee appointed accordingly-That House be moved to appoint a Committee to consider of improving the Excise of Ale and Beer-That House be moved to order an Account what will be necessary for carrying on the Spanish War this Year; Account ordered, 25 Oct.-Estimate of the Charge, and of the Revenue coming in towards defraying it, presented, and to be considered in a Committee of the whole House, 7 Nov. Committee sits, 10 &. Report, that House be moved to appoint a Committee to consider how the Customs and Excise may be improved by farming; Committee appointed accordingly-Report from the Committee appointed to consider of an additional Imposition on Spanish Wines and Fruits. Considered and agreed to, 14 &. Bill ordered thereupon. Vide Infra-A Committee of the whole House to consider how 400,000£. may be raised, 30 Jan.-Sits, 31 Jan.-3, 4, 5, 6, 7 & 13 Feb.-Report of Resolutions for Assessments of 60,000£. per Mensem on England-15,000£. per Mensem on Scotland -20,000£. per Mensem on Ireland; Bills ordered thereupon, 7 Feb. Vide Infra-For a Fine upon Buildings on new Foundations.

Bills of Supply.
-, - 1656, Bill for altering the Rates upon Spanish Wines and Fruits ordered, 15 Nov.-Read, 1 Jan. Committed, 6. Previous and main Questions for meeting of the Committee notwithstanding the Adjournment of the House, severally Affirmative; Committee sits, 8 Jan.
-, - 1657, Bill reported, and to be ingrossed, 17 June. Passed; Protector's Consent to be desired. Protector's Consent.
-, - 1656, Bill for an Assessment for Maintainance of the Militia ordered, 25 Dec.-To be read; 6 Jan. Read; Debate thereon adjourned. Resumed. Question for second Reading, Neg. Previous and main Questions that it be rejected, severally Affirmative.
-, - 1656, A Committee to prepare Bill for an Assessment of 60,000£. per Mensem on England, for three Months; to consider of a Clause that no Money ought to be raised without Consent of Parliament, 7 Feb. Leave given to speak concerning the Vote; Resolution that the Committee prepare the Bill without the Clause, and that it be inserted in the Bill for Settlement of the ordinary Revenue. Bill to be read. Read-Read second Time; Moneys to be paid into the Exchequer-Clause for billeting Soldiers to be left out; Bill committed; Members to bring in Commissioners Names to the Committee, 7 Mar. Committee sits.
-, - 1657, Committee sits, 12 May. Bill reported; Commissioners agreed to; Question for adding more, Neg. Bill to be ingrossed-Provisoes added; Bill passed; Protector's Consent to be desired, 4 June. Protector's Consent.
-, - 1656, Bill for a Fine upon Buildings raised on new Foundations, ordered, 13 Feb.-Read, 14 Mar.
-, - 1657, Order for second Reading, 1 Apr.-Bill committed, 9 May. The Committee to prepare the Bill so that the Commissioners may be named by Lord Protector; Power given them to fill up Blanks-Bill to be reported, 2 June. Reported; several Provisoes referred to a Committee; others agreed to. Bill to be ingrossed. Read third Time; Provisoes added; one re-committed. Other Provisoes added; Bill passed; Protector's Consent to be desired-Protector's Consent, 26 June.
-, - 1656, Bill for establishing and confirming the Subsidy of Tonage and Poundage, read, 17 Feb.
-, - 1657, Committed 30 May-Committee to bring in a Clause for the Redemption of Captives, 1 June. Bill reported, and to be ingrossed. Read third Time; Provisoes added; Bill passed; Protector's Consent to be desired-Protector's Consent.
-, - 1656, Bill for an Assessment of 15,000£. per Mensem on Scotland, ordered, 7 Feb. To be read.
-, - 1657, Like Order, 21 May. Bill read. Committed-Reported, and to be ingrossed, 8 June. Passed; Protector's Consent to be desired. Protector's Consent.
-, - 1656, Bill for an Assessment of 20,000£. per Mensem on Ireland, ordered, 7 Feb.
-, - 1657, To be read. 26 & 29 May. Read- Committed to a particular Committee, with Proviso that it be not drawn into Precedent, 1 June. Reported, and to be ingrossed. Passed; Protector's Consent to be desired; Protector's Consent.
-, - 1657, A Committee to prepare Bill for raising by Way of Assessment 600,000£. per Annum for three Years, from 24th June, 1657, 29 May-Bill to be presented, 8 June. Read. Read second Time; Proportion for Scotland agreed to. Leave given to speak concerning the Rates; Resolution that they shall be as formerly; Proviso read, and agreed to; Bill committed; Commissioners in the last Bill to be Commissioners in this; Clause for that Purpose to be inserted in the Bill, though they be not named therein; Matter of Assessments on Cardigan and Pembroke Counties referred to the Committee. Proportions for Ireland and England agreed to. The Committee to have reference to the last Act, as well for the Powers, as for the Commissioners -Referred to them to add Commissioners for Wilts; Committee sits. Bill reported, and to be ingrossed. Passed; Protector's Consent to be desired. Protector's Consent.

Swearing, 1656, Consideration of Laws touching it referred to a Committee, 7 Oct.

Symons, Martha, 1656, her Facts and Crimes referred to a Committee, 18 Dec.-Her Petition read; Lord Chief Justice of the Upper Bench to receive Informations, and cause Proceedings against her-Order touching satisfying the Serjeant's Charge in keeping her-Warrant for him to deliver her over to such Prison as Lord Chief Justice shall order, 14 Feb.- Lord Chief Justice to dispose of her according to Law, 2 & 3 Mar.

A. 1658 & 1659.

SALTASH New Writ, 24 Feb.

Sankey, Sir Hierom. Vide Petty, Dr.

Sarum, Old, New Writ, 12 Feb.

Scotland, Matter concerning the sitting of the Scots Members to be debated, 10 Mar. Debated. Question that they withdraw, Neg. Previous and main Questions that they continue to sit during this Parliament, severally Affirmative-A Committee appointed for the Affairs thereof; Persons concerned to have no Voices in Cases wherein they are concerned 1 Apr. Committee added.

Seaford, House taking Notice there was no Mention thereof in the Book of Returns; New Writ ordered, 31 Jan.

Serjeant, Exception taken at his coming in before he was chosen; withdraws; chose; Clerk Assistant calls him in, 27 Jan.-To receive the Collection upon the Fast Day- Sent with Mace for Members, 7 Feb.-Persons appointed to attend during his Indisposition, 1 Mar.-Assistant appointed.

Smythe, John, chosen Clerk of the House, 27 Jan. Vide Clerk.

Soldiers, maimed, Petition of 2,500 in Ely House and the Savoy, for Satisfaction of the Arrears of their Pension, and due Payment of their Allowance, read, and referred to a Committee, 7 Apr. Committee impowered to send for Parties, & c.

Spalding, Petition of the Lords, Freeholders, Owners, and Inhabitants, of the several adjacent Towns, read, and referred to a Committee, 2 Mar.

Speaker, chosen, Effect of his Speech to the House, 27 Jan. -To issue Warrant for discharging a Prisoner, 26 Feb. -To sign Protections for Persons desired to attend Committees, 4 & 24 Mar.-9 & 11 Apr.-Acquaints House with his Indisposition; Person desired to supply his Place during his Absence, 9 Mar. Desires to have some Respite, or be dismissed.-Report touching the State of his Health, from Members appointed to visit him.-House informed of his Death; another Speaker chosen; Effect of his Speech to the House, 15 Apr.-Temporary Speaker acquaints House with his Indisposition, 14 Mar. Another called to the Chair.

Streete, Thomas, Petition against him read; Order for his Attendance, 5 Feb. Attends; desired to give in his Answer; presents a Petition and Certificate of the well-affected of the County and City of Worcester; former Petition read again; both referred to the Committee of Privileges, 12 Feb.- Report re-committed, 24 Mar.

Strode, William. Vide Neville, Henry.

Sweden and Denmark, Account of the State of Affairs in Relation thereto, ordered, 17 Feb. Secretary's Narrative; Debate thereon adjourned. Resumed; Resolution for puting a very considerable Navy to Sea-For referring to Protector to put the Vote in Execution, saving the Interest of the House in the Militia, and in making War and Peace; Vote to be presented to him.

A. 1659.

SADLER, John, appointed One of the Judges for Probate of Wills, 19 May.

Safety, a Committee of Safety appointed, 7 May. Report of an Invasion designed by Charles Steward. Vide Steward, Charles-The Committee impowered to issue Moneys they shall think necessary for the Service of the Commonwealth; Committees added-Order for reviving and continuing them five Days longer; Letters directed to them, and opened by Speaker, referred to them-Order for Members who acted at the pretended Committee of Safety to appear in Parliament; Serjeant to summon them; Books and Papers belonging to that Committee to be delivered to a Committee, 13 Feb.

Sales. Vide Customs-A Committee to prepare Bill for confirming all public Sales of Lands made by Acts or Ordinances of this Parliament, 3 May-Bill to be presented, 14 June -27 July-8 Aug.

Salmon, Colonel, List of Officers in his Regiment reported, read, and approved, 13 June. Their Commissions delivered, 14 June-4 Aug.

Salop County, Commissioners for the Militia added, 8 Aug. -High Sheriff discharged, 5 Mar. Another appointed.

Salwey, Major, appointed One of the Council of State, 14 May -Matters objected against him; heard thereupon; Previous Question for discharging him from sitting as a Member, Neg. Order for suspending him-Previous and main Questions for sending him to the Tower, severally Affirmative, 17 Jan. Order remitted on Account of his Indisposition; Liberty given him to go into the Country.

Saintclare, Lord, Keeper of Windsor Castle, to certify the Cause of his Imprisonment, 21 Feb.-Warrant for his Commitment read; Order for discharging him, upon Security not to act any Thing prejudicial to the Commonwealth, 3 Mar.

Sansome, Henry and Gregory, Pardons for them with Judges Certificates read; Pardons agreed to; Order for passing them under the Great Seal-For transporting them, 25 Feb.

Sarum, new Mayor and Commonalty to act according to their old Charter, and bring in the new one to be cancelled, 2 Aug. -Commissioners for the Assessment added, 2 Mar.

Saunders, Colonel Thomas, List of Officers in his Regiment reported, 4 July-His Petition read-List in Part agreed to. Their Commissions delivered, 11 & 18 July-2 Aug. -His Letter read-Order for discharging him from his Imprisonment, 27 Dec.-Speaker acquaints the House with the Effect of a Letter from him; Commissioners for the Army to prepare Answer; Speaker to sign it, 2 Jan.- Commissioners to take Care he be preferred according to his Merit. Appointed Colonel of a Regiment-List of his Officers reported and read, 8 Feb. Read again, and approved; Order for Commissions for them.

Sawrey, Colonel Roger, approved to be Colonel of a Regiment; his Commission delivered, 30 July.

Say, Mr. appointed One of the Council of State, 31 Dec. -Previous and main Questions for appointing him to supply the Speaker's Place during his Absence, severally Affirmative, 13 Jan.

Scobell, Henry, a Committee to prepare Bill for repealing an Act appointing him Clerk of the Parliament, and granting him a House belonging to the Office, 19 May-Bill read, 9 Aug. Committed; his Petition read and referred- Bill to be reported, 13 Sept.-7 Jan. Reported, and to be ingrossed-Order for sending for him to the Bar; examined touching an Entry of 20th April 1653; "That this Day his Excellency the Lord General dissolved this Parliament;" acknowledges he did it without Direction; Order for expunging it-A Committee to consider whether the Act of Indemnity extends to pardon this Offence, 7 Jan.

Scot, Mr. appointed One of the Council of State, 14 May- 31 Dec.-Appointed to receive Informations as the Secretary of State used, and present them to Council of State, 10 Jan.-Appointed Custos Rotulorum of Westminster; Order for a Confirmation under the Great Seal-Appointed Secretary of State to the Commonwealth.

Scotland, Council of State to examine what Records were brought from thence into the Tower, and how many are since removed, and by what Authority, 16 May-A Committee to consider of an Union between England and Scotland, and prepare Bill for that Purpose-Report; Bill formerly read twice, and committed, to be presented, 13 June-Another Committee to prepare Bill for perfecting the Union pursuant to a former Declaration of this Parliament- Bill read, 27 July. Committed to a Committee of the whole House-Committee sits, 2. 6. 10. 13. 19 & 26 Aug.-2. 9. 16 & 30 Sept.-7 Oct.-Sub Committee impowered to hear a Person, 26 Aug.-The Committee not to mention Ireland, 9 Sept.-Upon Report from the Committee of Safety touching continuing Persons in Offices for the Administration of Justice; a Committee appointed to consider how all Proceedings relating thereto may be settled for a Time, 19 May-Another Committee to peruse former Instructions for the Commissioners for Scots Affairs, and present further Instructions for the Administration of Justice and Government, or prepare Bill for settling it, 9 Sept.-Instructions reported and read; a Committee to consider of fit Persons to be Commissioners and Judges, 5 Oct.-Another Committee to consider what is fit to be done touching Seals to be used there, 20 May-Resolutions touching the Arms and Inscriptions thereupon; Council of State to prepare Model for them, 5 Oct.-Address of the Deputies who in 1652 consented to the uniting Scotland in one Commonwealth with England read and referred to them, 24 May-Judge Advocate appointed, 28 June- Manner of delivering Commissions to Officers in Scotland, 25 July.-Petition of well-affected Persons in Edinburgh and Towns adjacent read; Petitioners thanked-Bill for indemnifying Persons of that Nation read-Council of State to prepare something touching the Administration of Justice, and levying the Assessment-Petition of Traders and Shop-keepers read, and referred to them, 6 Aug.-Order for bringing in the Excise, 21 Sept.-The Committee of Inspection to call the Treasurers to Account for 20,000£. assigned to the Forces there, and consider how Moneys may be provided for those under General Moncke, 12 Jan.- Commissary General of the Musters appointed, 1 Feb. His Commission delivered-House to consider of Persons to be Commissioners for the Scots Affairs, and Judges-Bill for a Great Seal read twice, and passed; Council of State to take Care it be forthwith made-Commissioners of the Excise and Customs at Leith appointed-Time for collecting the Assessment inlarged, 12 Mar.

Seamen, upon Report from Council of State, Bill for impresting them ordered, 16 June. To be read. Read twice, and committed. To be reported. Reported; a Committee to withdraw about perfecting the Amendments; Amendments reported; Bill to be ingrossed. Passed, and to be printed-Their Petition read, and referred to a Committee, 2 July. Quorum reduced-Petition on Behalf of distressed Seamen, their Widows, and Orphans, read, and referred to a Committee, 1 Mar.-Bill for impresting Seamen ordered. Read twice; Continuance thereof; Bill passed.

Seawell, William, ordered into Custody as a Delinquent, and Debtor to the State, 21 Sept. Commissioners for bringing in the Arrears to send for and treat with him.

Seizures. Vide Customs.

Segmore, Sir John, to be discharged from his Imprisonment, 27 Feb.

Sequestrations. Vide Delinquents.

Serjeant, appointed for a Week, 7 May. Continued another Week-Mr. Birkhead's Desire to have an Assistant agreed to; his Attendance dispensed with-His Petition read, and referred to the Committee on the Bill for Adventurers, 7 Sept.-Serjeant to detain Persons and Arms apprehended, till the Council of State sits, 6 Mar. Order for paying him for Necessaries for the House and Committees.

Sewers, Bill constituting Commissioners thereof, read twice; passed, and to be printed, 18 May-A Committee to present Names of fit Persons to be in the Commission to the Commissioners of the Great Seal; they to grant Commissions, 16 June.

Sheeres, William. Vide Barret, William.

Sheriffs. Vide Justices of Peace-A Committee to examine their Accounts, with Power to give the usual Allowances, 11 July-Members to give in Names of three Persons of every County to be Sheriffs, 9. 12 & 31 Jan.-16 & 22 Feb.-Order for continuing the former Sheriffs, except as excepted-Members to present Names of Sheriffs they desire should be discharged, 5 Mar.

Shoes, Licence granted to export the usual Quantities to the English Plantations, paying Customs and all other Duties, 11 July.

Sidney, Colonel, appointed One of the Council of State, 14 May-His Letter read, 12 Aug.-Letters Credential for him and Sir Robert Honeywood to the King of Sweden read; Council of State to write such as they shall think fit, 15 Mar.

Silly, Isle of, List of Governor and Officers for the Garisons reported and read; Governor approved; his Commission delivered, 6 Aug.

Simpson, Mr. Vide Botolph without Bishopsgate.

Sion College, Clerk to deliver the Patent concerning it to Mr. Manton, 16 Mar.

Skippon, Major General Philip, appointed Major General of the City Militia, 7 July. Order for a Commission for him, 27 -Appointed Commander in Chief of all the Forces within the weekly Bills, 2 Aug. His Commission delivered.

Skynner, Joan, Pardon for her and Judges Certificate read; Pardon agreed to; Order for passing it under the Great Seal, 25 Feb.

Smith, Colonel Henry, approved to be Colonel of a Regiment, 30 July-List of his Officers reported, read, and approved, 19 Sept.
-, -Elizabeth, Petition read, and referred to the Commissioners for Irish Affairs; Order for giving her 10£. for her present Relief, 1 Aug.
-, -Richard, ordered into Custody as a Delinquent, and Debtor to the State, 21 Sept. Commissioners for bringing in the Arrears to send for and treat with him.
-, -Malcombe, Order for discharging him from his Imprisonment, and suspending his Sequestration, 27 Feb.

Smithson, Major, his Letter read, and referred to Council of State, with Power to hear Captain Strangewaies, 7 Jan.
-, -Colonel, List of Officers in his Regiment reported and read, 12 Jan.-Read again, and re-committed.

Smythe, John, to bring all Books and Records belonging to the Parliament, from 30th January 1648, to 20th April 1653, 7 May.-To deliver up all Journal Books, & c. to the Clerk -The Committee of Inspection to examine the State of his Arrears-Order for paying him 20£ expended in finding Presses.

Soames, Sir Thomas, Petition referred to the Committee on the Bill for Adventurers, 5 Oct.-Vote concerning him of 1st June 1649 discharged, and to be obliterated, 12 Mar.

Soldiers, a Committee to prepare Bill for indemnifying such as have returned to their Duties, 28 Dec. Bill read; Resolution for extending it to Officers.
-, -Maimed, Petition of 2,500 in Ely House and the Savoy in Behalf of themselves and above 4,000 Widows and Orphans read; Council of State to take Care they be relieved, and consider of a healthful Place for their Residence, 16 May. Impowered to charge any of the public Revenues with 3,000£. for that Service-A Committee to consider what they are paid, and how they shall be provided for the future-Report; Resolution that the Pay of 750£. per Week be constantly paid for a Month-Referred back to prepare a List of their Names and Countries, and consider of the Pensions payable to them, and of the Salaries to the Officers, 13 June. Report; Order for continuing the Commissioners for a Month, but the Money formerly ordered, to be paid only to the Pensioners. Council of State to take Care it be forthwith paid; Committees added- Previous and main Questions for restoring their Physician, severally Affirmative, 17 Aug.-Their Petitions read; Previous and main Questions for providing Two Months Pay for them; severally Affirmative; Council of State to order the present Payment of a Fortnight's Pay; the Committee of Inspection to consider how the Remainder may be satisfied-Order touching Pensions for such as are fit to have Pensions-Women married to second Husbands, or able to work-Children sit to be put Apprentices-Men able to work not to be continued Pensioners, 1 Sept.-Trustees Certificate to be considered, 4 Oct. Read; their Power continued for three Months longer-Order for disposing of some of the maimed Soldiers in Garisons, and others in Hospitals-Order for paying 4,000£ forthwith, 7 Jan.-Petition of those in Ely House and Savoy read, and referred to a Committee, 25 Feb.-Matter of Fact reported; Order for Payment of 2,000£. formerly assigned them-A Committee to consider how they may be provided for, 1 Mar. State of their Case reported; Order for paying them 1,700£. the Committee to reform Abuses, and call the Governors to Account for Moneys received.

Sollicitors. Vide Bailiffs.

Somerset County, Commissioners for the Militia added, 6 Aug. -Commissioners for the Assessment added, 15 Feb.
-, -House, Order for French Protestants to make Use of the Chapel, 18 June-Continued; Sale thereof to be forborn, 8 July-4 Oct.

Sound, Report from the Committee of Safety, that the English Fleet arrived there a Month since, with Instructions to be as Mediator between the Kings of Sweden and Denmark, and that the Dutch Fleet will meet them as Friends, 13 May-Opinion of Council of State touching Instructions to be sent to General Mountague reported; Power given them to send Commissioners or Instructions. Upon their Report, Resolution for appointing Commissioners Plenipotentiaries for obtaining a Peace between the two Northern Kings-Touching the Number of them-That the Council of State prepare Instructions for them; Order for presenting the Names of Five, and preparing Commissions for them-Letters from thence read 8 & 9 June. Names reported, and agreed to-Resolution for a separate Commission to Sir Philip Meadows to be Resident-King of Sweden's Letters read; Council of State to give Audience to his Envoys, receive their Propositions, and treat with them. Letters Credential, and Papers delivered by them, with a Paper from the Dutch Ambassador, reported, read, and referred back to treat speedily. Summary Account of the Treaty reported; (Previous and main Questions that it be referred back to them to hasten away the Plenipotentiaries, and give them Instructions to endeavour to settle a Peace, or for an active Assistance, or for Return of the Fleet, severally Affirmative; Commissions and Instructions to be considered. Draught of a Commission for the Plenipotentiaries reported, read, and agreed to; Order for passing it under the Great Seal-Several Letters Credentials to the two Kings reported, read, and agreed to; Speaker to sign them-To sign Dockets for their Commissions, 1 July. Commissions delivered to them-King of Sweden's Letter referred to Council of State, to take Care it be translated. Translate reported; Council of State to prepare Answer-Answer reported, read, and agreed to; Speaker to sign and seal it, 22 Aug.-Dutch Ambassador's Paper, and Extract of the secret Resolutions of the States General, reported and read; Extract concerning a nearer Agreement and Explanation of the Treaty of the Hague agreed to; like Orders to be given, mutatis mutandis, to the Plenipotentiaries of this State-The signing the explanatory Treaty approved; Parliament, when the Articles are signed by both Parties, will ratify them- Public Ministers of the Commonwealth to co-operate with those of France for arbitrating the Differences between the Kings of Sweden and Poland, 2 Aug.-Dutch Ambassador's Papers reported and read; additional Agreement approved; Instructions to be sent to the Commissioners to observe the Contents thereof-Their Letter read-Other Letters from them read; Order of Council of State for Victualling the Ships for a Month longer approved; further Debate adjourned. Resumed; Orders to be sent to the Plenipotentiaries to pursue the Agreement between the Commonwealth, France, and Holland, if one or both the Kings refuse-General Mountague's Letter; Order for Provision for the Fleet, 1 Sept.-His and Plenipotentiares Letters read; Council of State impowered to send back 15 Ships- Another Letter from them read-Articles on the Part of the King of Denmark; General Mountague's Narrative-Several Papers from the Dutch Ambassador, reported and read; Council of State to prepare Answer to them, and consider what is fit to be done as to continuing the Plenipotentiaries. Answer reported, read, and agreed to; Speaker to sign and seal it; left to the Plenipotentiaries to return if they judge it necessary-Letters from thence referred to Council of State, 9 Mar.

Southampton County, Petition of well-affected Inhabitants read; Petitioners thanked, 26 May-Member sent down to settle the Militia; Colonel of a Regiment of Foot, and of a Regiment of Horse, approved; Order for Commissions for them, 15 Aug.-Commissioners for the Assessment added, 2 Mar. -High Sheriff discharged. Another appointed.

Southwark, Bill for settling the Militia, ordered, 9 May. Vide Westminster-Address and Petition of well-affected in and about the Borough read, and referred to a Committee; Petitioners thanked-Bill for settling the Militia ordered; a Committee to present Names of fit Persons to be Commissioners. Bill read. Committed; Names of Commissioners read twice, and committed with it-Bill reported; Commissioner added; Bill to be ingrossed, 9 July. Order for third Reading. Bill passed, and to be printed-List of Officers read. Read again, and approved-Their Commissions delivered, 2 Aug.
-, -Petition of divers young Men read; Petitioners to be thanked, 1 June.

Southwold, Petition of Bailiffs, & c. and Certificate from Justices, read; a Committee to prepare Brief for a Contribution for the distressed Inhabitants, 19 May. Draught thereof reported and read; Order for passing it under the Great Seal.

Spanish Merchants, Petition read, and referred to Council of State, 26 May.

Speaker, to sign Protections for Persons attending a Committee; Form thereof, 11 May-Gives a casting Vote, 14 June -13 Feb.-To be attended by the Marshal and his Men as formerly, 15 Aug.-To keep the Parliament Seal-Stopt by Soldiers in his Passage to the House, 13 Oct. -His Proceedings during the late Interruption of Parliament approved; thanked thereupon, 29 Dec.-To sign all Commissions for Officers passed by the House, 11 Jan.- Great Seal delivered to him-Leave given him to be absent for ten Days on account of his Indisposition; another appointed pro tempore.

Spencer, Daniel, the apprehending him approved, 9 Feb.

Sperstow, Mr. Order for discharging him his Imprisonment, and suspending his Sequestration, 27 Feb.

Squibb, Mr. Order for discharging him from his Imprisonment, 27 Dec.

Stafford, County, Commissioners for the Militia added, 8 & 16 Aug.
-, -Town, Bill to make good Tryals to be had there on 8th September, 1659, as if they had been tried on 27th August 1659; read twice, and passed, 28 Aug. Amended.

Stamford, Petition of Mayor, & c. read, 11 Aug. Vide Wray, Anne.

States, Foreign, Council of State to consider how this Commonwealth is concerned with them by Transactions since 20th April 1653, and to take Care the Commonwealth be not engaged in a War without Consent of Parliament, 19 May.

Stephens, Thomas, ordered into Custody as a Delinquent, and Debtor to the State, 21 Sept. Commissioners for bringing in the Arrears to send for and treat with him.

Steward, Charles, Report from the Committee for Safety touching an Invasion designed by him, 7 May-Upon Report of a new Information, the Committee impowered to secure disaffected Persons, their Horses, and Arms-Bill for renouncing his Title ordered, 2 Jan. Vide Members.

Stoakes, Captain John, his Case and Petition reported; Case referred to the Court of Admiralty; Proceedings at Law to stand, 8 Mar.

Stowell, Sir John, Order for continuing his Pension, and paying the Arrears thereof, 13 Mar.

Streater, John, to be recommended to the Commissioners for nominating Officers for an Employment in Ireland, 12 July -List of Officers in his Regiment reported and read, 7 Jan. Read again, and approved. Their Commissions delivered.

Strickland, Mr. Serjeant to summon him to attend, 7 Jan.

Strowd, Mr. Vide Privilege.
-, -Captain, referred to the Commissioners of the Army for Preferment, 4 Jan.

Subsidies. Vide Customs.

Suffolk, Petition of well-affected Inhabitants read; Petitioners thanked, 21 July-List of Officers for the Militia to be raised, read, and approved; Council of State to consider how to dispose of them and the old Militia Forces, 15 Aug. Commissioners for the Militia added-Their Petition read; Thanks thereupon, 7 Oct.-Commissioners for the Assessment added, 17 Feb.

Sumner, Mr. to be discharged from his Imprisonment, 23 Feb.

Sumpners, Mrs. Vide Howard, Lady Mary.

Sunday, Order for due Observation thereof to be printed, 7 Jan.

Supply.

Resolution for an Assessment of 120,000£. per Mensem, for a Year on the three Nations; Bill ordered, 18 Aug.

Bills of Supply.

A Committee to prepare Bill for an Assessment of 35,000 £. per Mensem on England-6,000£. per Mensem on Scotland -9,000£. per Mensem on Ireland, 20 May-Bill read twice, and committed, 14 June. Reported; a Committee to withdraw, and pen a Proviso; Report that the Matters referred were mistaken-Names of the Committee of the Army, as formerly established by this Parliament, to be presented. Report of Opinion that the Bill be passed without Alteration of the Names; Bill to be ingrossed. Passed, and to be printed-A Committee to consider how Money may be borrowed thereupon-Referred to Council of State, to borrow Money upon the Bill or the Customs.
-, - Bill for an Assessment of 84,000£. per Mensem on England-14,400£. per Mensem on Scotland-21,600£. per Mensem on Ireland, for a Year, ordered, 18 Aug. To be read. Read-Committed, 1 Sept. Order for sitting of the Committee; Members to deliver to them Commissioners Names. Bill reported; Debate thereon adjourned. Resumed. Time for the second Payment. Bill to be ingrossed-Order for third Reading, 14 Jan. Read; Determination thereof. Names to be omitted. Others added. Title read, and agreed to; Bill passed, and to be printed-Commissioners in the several Counties to take special Care of putting the Act in Execution, 1 Mar.-Report touching Obstructions; Bill ordered. Vide Assessments.

Surrey, Captain of a Troop of Horse in the Militia, appointed, 15 Aug.-Commissioners for the Assessment added, 17 Feb.-1 Mar.

Sussex, Petition of divers Friends to the good old Cause, in the East Part, read; Petitioners thanked, 16 June-Petition of Justices of Peace, & c. read; Petitioners thanked- List of Officers for the Militia read and approved; Commander in Chief appointed; Order for Commissions, 15 Aug. -High Sheriff discharged, 5 Mar.

Swallow, Colonel, List of Officers in his Regiment read, and approved, 9 July. Their Commissions, delivered.

Sweden. Vide Sound.

Swynfin, John, appointed One of the Council of State, 23 Feb.

Sydenham, Colonel, appointed One of the Council of State, 14 May-List of Officers in his Regiment reported, read, and approved, 13 June. Their Commissions delivered- Matters objected against him; heard thereupon; Resolution for discharging him from being a Member, 17 Jan.

Symonds, Thomas, the Committee of Safety to agree with him for making the Great Seal, and order Payment-Council of State to consider his Debts for making former Seals, 14 May -To see him satisfied for making Seals for them- His Petition read, and referred to them-Order for paying all Moneys due for Work done for this Parliament-A Committee to examine his Debt, 22 Aug.

Synodals. Vide Procurations.

A. 1651, 1652, & 1653.

TALBOT, John, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 28 Oct.

Tandy, Mr. 1652, Information touching his taking Money more than allowed by Parliament, referred to a Committee, 25 Jan.

Tankard, Thomas, 1652, Petition read; Order for inserting his Name in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Lands, 2 Nov.

Tatham, Edmund, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Tatlock, Edward, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estate, 28 Oct.

Tatnell, Captain, 1653, upon Report that he was slain in the late Engagement with the Dutch, Order for allowing his Widow 500£. 15 Apr.

Taylor, Captain Gilman, 1651, his Widow's Petition and Cafe referred to the Committee of the Army, 20 Nov.
-, - Elizabeth, 1651, Petition and Cafe referred to the Committee of the Army, 20 Nov.
-, -John, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Teddiman, Henry, 1652, the Committee of the Navy to exmine the Business touching him, with Power to remove him, 7 Sept.

Tempest, Stephen, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Temple, Sir Peter, 1651, Act enabling him to sell Lands for Payment of Debts, to be read, 20 Aug. Read twice, and committed-All that come to have Voices, 23 Mar. -Information against him read; Informants examined; Sir Peter to be summoned to attend, 21 Jan.-Attends; denies the Charge; Information referred to a Committee, with Power to examine upon Oath, 3 Feb.-Order for making Report, 23 Mar.
-, -1652, Bill to be reported, 24 Nov.-15 Dec.
-, -Colonel James, 1652, Petition against him read; Order for his Attendance, 24 Nov.-Resolution for leaving the Business to the Law, 19 Jan. His Petition read, and referred to a Committee-Order for making Report, 4 Mar.

Thanksgiving, 1651, Order for a Thanksgiving within the Lines, for the seasonable Defeat of the Earl of Derby's Forces, and the great Successes in Scotland; Lord Mayor to give the Ministers timely Notice; Council of State to prepare a Narrative as the Ground thereof, 29 Aug. Narrative reported, read, and laid aside-Like Order for the taking Sterling Castle to be printed-Order for a Thanksgiving within the Lines for a Victory over the Scots near Worcester to be printed, with Lord General's Letter; Lord Mayor to give the Ministers timely Notice; Letter to be read in Churches, 5 Sept. Order for a general Thanksgiving; House to dine at Whitehall; Council of State to give Order for necessary Preparations-Act for setting a-part a Day, and Narrative of the Grounds and Reasons, ordered. Read. Order for second Reading. Read; Day appointed; Act committed. Reported; Question for Ingrossment, Neg. Act and Narrative passed, to be printed, and dispersed-Order touching Dining at Whitehall vacated; Council of State to have Knowledge thereof-Act for celebrating the third Day of September yearly, for ever, as a Day of public Thanksgiving for the Lord's gracious Mercies vouchsafed to this Commonwealth on that Day, ordered, 6 Sept. Read. Preachers appointed, 6 Sept.-30 Oct. 15 & 24 Mar. -Thanked, 28 Oct.-One excused, 24 Mar.-Order for a Thanksgiving within the Lines, for the taking of Jerfey; Lord Mayor to give the Ministers timely Notice, 30 Oct.-Previous and main Questions for a Thanksgiving within the Lines for the Rendition of Limerick, severally Affirmative; Lord Mayor to give the Ministers timely Notice; Deputy General's Letter, and Articles of Surrender to be printed, and read in the Churches, 28 Nov.
-, -1652, Resolution for meeting next Day in the Abbey to give Thanks for the Victories at Worcester and Dunbar; Preacher appointed, 2 Sept.-Order for a Thanksgiving within the Lines for the late Victory over the Dutch Fleet, to be printed and published; Lord Mayor to give the Ministers timely Notice, 24 Feb.-Order for a public Thanksgiving for that great Mercy, 9 Mar. Day appointed; a Committee to prepare Declaration of the Grounds and Reasons.

Thaxter, Edward. Vide Barton, Major William.

Theakston, Sir William, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Thieves and Highwaymen, 1651, Act for more effectual Discovery of them ordered, 25 Feb. Read twice; Question for Ingrossment, Neg. Act passed, and to be printed.

Thimbleby, Sir John, 1652, Commissioners for compounding to state his Case, inserting his Name in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Lands to be respited in the mean Time, 13 July-Their Certificate; Order for inserting it 3 Nov.
-, -Charles, 1652, Petition read; Order for inserting his Name in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Lands, 2 Nov.

Thistleton, Andrew, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 8 July.

Thompson, Maurice, 1651, his Case referred to Council of State, with Power to hear and determine it; and dispense with any Forfeiture and Confiscation, 17 Feb.
-, -Anne, 1651, Petition and Case referred to the Committee of the Army, 20 Nov.
-, -Colonel George, 1652, Previous and main Questions for appointing him Commissioner of the Excise severally Affirmative, 8 Apr.
-, -William, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 28 Oct.

Thorneton, Richard, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 8 July,
-, -John, 1652, Petition read, 15 July.
-, -Sir Nicolas, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Thorold, Charles, and John Gould, 1651, their Narrative reported and read; Order for restoring a Ship and Lading free from Seizure and Confiscation-Question for granting the like Discharge for Goods said to be at Amsterdam and Antwerp, Neg. 3 Feb.

Thracey, Francis, and Margaret Evans, 1652, Petition read; the Committee of the Army to give them such Allowance out of the Money to come in from N. Wales as they shall think fit, 27 Aug.

Throgmorton, Sir Bainham, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 28 Oct.

Thurlwaites, George, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 15 July.

Thynne, Sir Henry Frederick, 1651, Letter from the Commissioners for compounding, with the State of his Case inclosed, read; his Composition to stand, with a proportionable Deduction for Lands already compounded for-Those Lands to remain under Sequestration till the Residue be paid; Question that he pay Interest, Neg. 24 Mar.
-, -Henry, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Tickle, John, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 8 July.

Tilsley, Edward, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 8 July.

Tilson, Robert, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Timber, 1651, the Committee of the Navy to consider of preventing the Mischiefs and Inconveniencies by selling it, 21 Nov.

Tirer, John, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Tirrwhitt, William, 1652, Question for inserting his Name in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Lands, Neg. 13 July-Order for inserting it, 2 Nov.

Titchborne, Alderman, 1652, Order for Letter of Thanks to him for his extraordinary Care and Pains in managing the Affairs in Scotland, 14 May.
-, - Sir Richard, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Tobacco, 1651, Act prohibiting the planting it within the Commonwealth, read twice, and committed, 16 Mar.
-, -1652, Reported; Question for Ingrossment, Neg. Act passed, and to be printed, 1 Apr.-Declaration to dispense therewith, for all Tobacco planted before 6th May 1652, for this Year only, ordered, 6 May.

Tonge, George, 1652, Petition, with Certificate from the Commissioners for compounding, read; Order for accepting the Arrears of his Fine, with Damages, by a Day appointed, and for discharging his Sequestration upon Payment thereof, 10 Nov.

Tooke, James, 1652, Petition read, and referred to the Committee of Petitions, 27 Aug.

Tookey, Thomas, 1651, his Cafe referred to Council of State, with Power to hear and determine it, and dispense with any Forfeiture and Confiscation, 17 Feb.

Toope, Joan, 1651, upon Lord General's Report that her Husband was slain at Worcester, Order for paying her 20£ towards her Subsistence, 16 Dec.
-, -Francis, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Torksey, Robert, 1652, Commissioners for compounding to certify the State of his Case, 28 Oct.

Torvor, John, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 28 Oct.

Tower, 1651, Council of State to take Care of the Payment of Moneys for setting up the Arms of the Commonwealth there, 18 Sept.-Information touching the Lieutenant; Council of State to prevent any Resort to the Scots Prisoners without Leave-Report touching the Payment of 200£ per Annum to the Clerks of the Records: Order for paying it out of the exigent Money of the Council of State, 2 Jan.
-, -1652, Information of Lieutenant's Death-Council's Orders touching securing the Prisoners, reported-Another Lieutenant appointed, 12 Aug.
-, -Hamlet, 1651. Vide London.

Towlson, Robert, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 8 July.

Townley, Christopher, and Charles, 1652, their Names to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 8 July.

Tracey, Captain, 1651, his Widow's Petition and Case referred to the Committee of the Army, 20 Nov.

Trade, 1651, Act for continuing an Act for the Advancement and Regulation thereof till 31st December, 1651, read twice; Committee added to the Committee for Trade; Act passed, 26 Sept.

Trapps, Robert, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Travers, Peter, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 28 Oct.

Treasuries. Vide Revenue, public.

Trelfall, William, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 8 July.
-, -Cuthbert, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 28 Oct.

Tremaine, Degory, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 26 Oct.

Trenchard, John, 1652, Petition read; a Committee to confer with him touching Vauxhall and Lands thereunto belonging, and cause the House and Lands to be surveyed, 15 Sept.- Order for selling them to him at ten Years Purchase, 1 Mar. Act for that Purpose read twice; Question for Ingrossment, Neg. Act passed.

Trent, John, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 28 Nov.

Trenwick, Richard, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 27 Oct.

Trevers, Philip, 1651, his Cafe referred to Council of State, with Power to hear and determine it, and dispense with any Forfeiture and Confiscation, 17 Feb.

Trevor, Sir George, 1652, appointed One of the Council of State, 25 Nov.

Trimner, Robert, 1652, Pardon for him read and agreed to; Order for passing it under the Great Seal, 20 July.

Trinity, House, 1652, the Committee of the Navy to consider how it is governed, and how the Poor are maintained, 10 Nov.

Tripoli. Vide Captives.

Turner, Alice, 1651, Petition and Cafe referred to the Committee of the Army, 20 Nov.
-, -George, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 8 July.

Turnor, John, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 27 Oct.

Turvile, Poole, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 1 July.

Tuscany, Duke of, 1651, his Letter read; referred to Council of State to consider the Business touching the Ship therein mentioned-His Minister's Letter read and referred, 15 Oct. -Answer to the Duke's Letter to be reported, 14 Jan. Reported, read, and agreed to; Speaker to sign and seal it with the Parliament Seal-Answer to a Paper delivered by his Agent to Council of State, reported, read, and agreed to; Clerk to sign it; Council of State to deliver it to him.
-, - 1652, Agent's Letter read; Council of State to prepare Letter to the Duke, taking Notice of his great Civilities to the English Merchants; Speaker to sign it, 30 Sept. -Letter and Paper from him read; Order for restoring a Ship and Lading; the Committee of the Navy to see the Vote put in Execution; the Council of State to prepare Letter to the Duke for that Purpose; Speaker to sign it; 19 Oct.-Letters from him read, and referred to Council of State, with Power to hear his Minister, 7 Jan. Their Answer read, and agreed to, with an Amendment; a Committee to see the Letter be made according to the Draught Speaker to sign and seal it.

Tweed. Vide Northern Borders.

Twisleton, Colonel, 1652, State of the Business touching his Regiment reported; Order touching the Payment of their Arrears, 14 Apr.

Twyford, John, 1652, upon Report from the Committee of the Army that he was slain at Worcester; Order for paying his Widow 20£. 7 Apr.

Tythes, 1652, a Committee to consider how a speedy and convenient Maintenance may be for the Ministry, in lieu thereof, 29 Apr.

A. 1653.

TAVERNOR, Samuel, his Letter read, 1 Aug. Taxes, Debate touching an Equality therein, referred to a Committee of the whole House, 19 Sept. Committee fits, 28 Sept.-12 & 14 Oct. Report; Resolution that the next Assessment be by a fixed Sum upon each County-That the fixed Sums be levied by a Pound Rate; a Committee to consider how these Votes may be made practicable.

Taylor, Captain John, upon Report from the Committee of the Navy; Order for allowing his Widow and Children 850£ for their Maintenance, 28 Oct.

Temple, Sir Peter, Petition of his Creditors, read, and referred to the Committee of Prisoners, 7 Oct.-Another reported and read-Report; Bill for satisfying them ordered, 2 Nov.

Tenants, a Committee to consider of Relief to them against malignant Landlords, and Lords of Manors, 23 July- Bill for enabling Tenants in tail to pass away their Estates, 7 Nov.

Thanksgiving, Resolution for a Thanksgiving for the late Successes against the Dutch; Day appointed; a Committee to prepare Declaration to invite godly People to a due Observation thereof, 8 Aug. Declaration reported; a Committee to withdraw and amend it; Amendments reported and agreed to; Declaration passed and to be printed; Council of State to take Care it be published in all the Counties-Preachers appointed, 8 Aug.-Resolution for a Thanksgiving in the House for the Preservation of the Navy, 14 Sept.

Thieves and Highwaymen, Bill for more effectual discovering and prosecuting them ordered, 13 Oct. Read; Continuance thereof; Question for Commitment, Neg. Bill to be ingrossed. Passed, and to be printed.

Tobacco. Vide Glocester County, and Supply.

Tomlinson, Colonel Matthew, Previous and main Questions for calling him to fit as a Member, severally Affirmative, 5 July.

Tower, Report that Council of State had ordered two new Companies to be added for the Safeguard thereof; Order for taking them into the Establishment, 26 Aug.-For continuing and paying them three Months longer, 28 Oct.

Trade, a Committee to consider the Business thereof, and receive Propositions for the Advantage of the State, 20 July- Report; Resolution for appointing Commissioners; the Committee to present Names of fit Persons, and Powers to be given them, and prepare Bill for the Advancement and Regulation of Trade, 27 Aug.-Committees added, 16 Sept.-Bill read, 29 Oct.

Treason, Council of State to revise Acts, declaring what Offences shall be Treason, and prepare Act for Supply of Defects therein, 22 Aug.

Treasuries. Vide Revenue, public.

Trinity College, Cambridge, Address from thence read; Master appointed, 28 Nov.

Turner, Dr. Question for appointing him One of the Judges of the Admiralty, Neg. 22 July. Order for it.

Tuscany, Duke of, his Letter read, and referred to Council of State, 6 Sept.

Tythes, House to debate the Business thereof, 9 July. Debate adjourned. Resumed. Previous Question for continuing them till November next, Neg. 15. Resolution for debating the Propriety of them in general-For descending to the particular Consideration of the Propriety-Consideration of the Propriety of Incumbents in Tythes referred to a Committee; Power given them to consider of the Propriety of Rectors, and all Possessors of Donatives, or propriate Tythes; Days appointed for their meeting.

A. 1654.

TOTNESS, New Writ, 4 Oct.

Tower, Lieutenant to take Bail of a Prisoner in his Custody, 5 Oct:

Trade, Previous and main Questions for appointing a Grand Committee, severally Affirmative, 10 Oct.

Treasons, a Committee to consider Lord Protector's Ordinance, and former Acts touching them, and prepare Bill, 6 Dec.

Treasury, Lord Protector's Letter touching approving the Commissioners read; Commissioners approved, 24 Oct.

Turnor, John, desired to assist in carrying on the Work of Fasting in the House, 14 Sept.-Thanked, 12 Oct.

A. 1656 & 1657.

TANTURIER, Florentine, 1656, Bill for naturalizing him and others read, 4 Oct. Committed: Previous and main Questions that all Merchants of the House be of the Committee, severally. Affirmative; Names to be inserted-Bill reported, and to be ingrossed, 12 Nov. Passed; Blanks filled up; Protector's Consent to be desired. Protector's Consent.

Tanners, 1656, Petition read, and referred to a Committee, 20 Nov. Vide Leadenhall.

Teinham, Lord, 1656, Bill enabling him to sell Lands for Payment of Debts, and raising Portions, read, 7 Mar.

Temple, Alexander and Wife, 1656, Petition read, and referred to a Committee, 28 Feb.

Terry, Thomas, 1656, Bill enabling his Daughters to join With him in making Leases of 21 Years of Copyhold Lands, read, 29 Oct. Committed-Reported, and to be ingrossed, 27 Dec.
-, -1657, Passed; Protector's Consent to be desired, 1 Apr. -Protector's Consent, 9 June.

Thanksgiving, 1656, Resolution for a Thanksgiving for the Success against the Spanish West India Fleet; Protector's Consent to be desired to the appointing a Day to be observed within the Lines, 2 Oct. Signified. A Committee to prepare Narrative of the Grounds thereof, 2 Oct. Narrative reported, read, and agreed to, with an Amendment; Protector's Consent to be desired. Signified, with an Amendment: Amendment agreed to; Narrative to be printed, and read in the Churches next Sunday. Persons desired to assist in carrying on the Work of Thanksgiving, 2 and 22 Oct.- 19 Jan.-Thanked; and to print their Sermons, 9 Oct.- 7 Nov.-21 Feb.-A Committee to prepare Narrative of the Grounds of a Thanksgiving on the 5th November, 14 Oct. Narrative reported, read, and agreed to; Protector's Consent to be desired. Signified; Narrative to be printed and published-Resolution for a Thanksgiving for the Discovery of a Plot against Protector's Life; a Committee to prepare Narrative of the Grounds thereof, 19 Jan. Narrative to be reported. Reported, read at Large, then by Parts, and agreed to, with Amendments; Protector's Consent to be desired-Signified; Narrative to be printed and published, 2 Feb.
-, -1657, Resolution for a Thanksgiving for the great Success against the Spanish Fleet; Protector's Consent to be desired, 28 May. Signified-Preachers appointed, 28 May-Thanked, and to print their Sermons, 4 June.

Thieves, 1657, Clause for more effectual Discovery and Prosecution of them ordered, 16 June. Vide Northern Borders.

Thomas, Nicolas, 1656, Petition read, and referred to a Committee, 21 Feb.

Thomond, Earl of, 1657, Petition read, 26 June.

Throckmorton, Mr. 1656. Vide Privileges.
-, -George, 1656, Petition read, 21 Jan.-Another on his Behalf read; Recorder of London to be desired to attend; attends, and gives Account touching what was demanded; Certificate of the Matter of Fact appearing upon his Trial to be presented; Order for reprieving him, 21 Feb.

Timber, 1656, Act for Increase and Preservation thereof, read, 25 Sept. Committed; Consideration of the Preservation thereof, in Woods and Forests, referred.

Tobacco, 1656, Resolution for reducing the Excise thereon-All for which the Excise has not been paid to be within the Vote, 15 Nov.

Tonage. Vide Supply.

Totness, 1656, Bill for Maintenance of a godly Ministry there, read, 11 Feb. Committed.

Trade, 1656, Grand Committee appointed, with Power to receive Petitions, 18 Sept.-Select Committee appointed to consider the Matters of Trade, 20 Oct.-Committees added, 11 Nov.-Committee impowered to send for Persons, & c. 24 Oct.-Bill for Exportation of several Commodities of the Breed, Growth, and Manufacture of this Nation read-Committed; Committee impowered to present how the Blanks may be filled up, 3 Nov. Bill reported, and to be ingrossed. Order for third Reading. Read; Debate thereon adjourned. Resumed; Bill passed; Protector's Consent to be desired. Protector's Consent.

Treason, 1656, a Committee to consider of Prisoners condemned for Treason, 26 Sept. Report. Vide Deane, John, Wake, William, Mack, Edmund, Lawrence, Henry, Frodsham, Humphrey-Committees added, 1 Oct.-Further Report. Vide Busby, Robert, Roome, William, Burbidge, John-Further Report. Vide Downes John, Wilson, Abraham-Further Report, 3 Nov. Vide Pereira.

Tunis. Vide Captives.

Turkey Company. Vide Levant Company.

Turnor, Mrs. 1656. Vide Privileges.

Tythes, 1657, Bill for them to be read. 24 & 27 Apr.- 5, 23 & 26 May-Bill for confirming and reviving several Ordinances for the Recovery thereof, with Explanations, Alterations, and Additions, read, 1 June.

A. 1658 & 1659.

TAVISTOCK, New Writ, 11 Mar.-Information that the Sheriff had returned the Writ and Indenture, not signed by the Port-reve, and that since the Port-reve had sent up another Indenture signed and sealed by him; Clerk of the Commonwealth required to receive it; Matter referred to the Committee of Elections, 13 Apr.

Taunton Election, Report; Mayor's Petition read; left to take his Remedy at Law, 4 Apr.

Thomas, Rowland, Petition reported and read; House informed he was Agent for Charles Stewart; committed to the Tower, and sent from thence to Barbadoes in Mercy to him, 25 Mar.-Information of several Offences committed by him; Order for taking him into Custody.

Tiverton Election, and double Return; Report; one Return to be withdrawn, 10 Mar.

Tonage. Vide Excise.

Trade, Grand Committee appointed, with Power to receive Petitions, 2 Feb.

Treasury. Vide Accounts.

Turgis, Mr. Vide Privileges.

A. 1659.

TALBOTT, Colonel Thomas, List of Officers in his Regiment reported, read, and approved, 27 Sept.

Taverns, Order for a Letter to the Justices in the several Counties, to certify the Number of Taverns, Inns, and Alehouses in each County, and what was spent therein last Year, 17 Aug. Letter read; Speaker to sign it-Letter to Sheriffs to communicate them to the Justices, read, and agreed to; Speaker to sign them.

Taylor, Captain Sylas, to be recommended to some Place in the Army, 10 Feb.

Temple, Sir Richard, to be sent for in safe Custody, 7 Feb. Order for his Discharge.
-, - Sir John, appointed One of the Council of State, 23 Feb.

Tenby, Governor of the Castle, and Officers for the Company of Foot therein, reported, 4 July. Agreed to; and to be put upon the Establishment. Their Commissions delivered.

Term, Bill for Continuance of Easter Term, read thrice; passed, and to be printed, 14 May.

Thames, Bill for Preservation of the River, read, 2 Aug. Committed.

Thanksgiving, a Committee to prepare Declaration to invite all People to give Thanks for a great Deliverance wrought for the Parliament and Commonwealth, 23 Aug.-Days appointed for a general Thanksgiving for the Deliverance from the horrid, wicked, and dangerous Designs of Sir George Booth, and his Accomplices; Declaration of the Grounds thereof, ordered, 24 Sept.-Reported, agreed to, with Amendments, and to be printed; Council of State to take Care it be published, 1 Oct.-Ministers desired to assist in carrying on the Work of Thanksgiving, 24 and 28 Sept. -23 & 24 Feb.-Thanked, and to print their Sermons, 7 Oct.-29 Feb.

Thomond, Countess of, Petition referred to the Committee on the Bill for Adventurers, 5 Oct.

Thompson, Colonel, appointed One of the Council of State, 14 May-31 Dec.-23 Feb.-Order for continuing the Arms of the Officers and Soldiers of his Regiment in their Hands, 16 Jan.
-, -George, his Letter read, 9 Sept.

Thomson, Francis, ordered into Custody as a Delinquent and Dentor to the State, 21 Sept. Commissioners for bringing in the Arrears to send for and treat with him.
-, -John. Vide Thurloe.

Thurles, Viscountess, Petition read, and referred to the Commissioners for Irish Affairs, 18 July.

Thurloe, John, Paper delivered to him by a Committee, read; Warrant for a Tally on the Post Office, for paying him Money, voted null; Paper referred to Council of State, 2 Feb. -Order appointing him and John Thompson Secretaries of State, 27

Timber. Vide Forests.

Tirrill, Mr. appointed One of the Council of State, 2 Jan.

Tobacco. Vide Wine.

Tomlins, Baron, to act as Cursitor Baron till further Order, 14 June.

Tomlinson, William, his Letter read, and referred to Council of State, 26 Aug.
-, -Colonel, Matthew. Vide Jones, Colonel, John.

Tower, a Committee to consider how the Government thereof, and the Officers, may be regulated-Lieutenant appointed; Council of State to present a Commission for him, 10 June. Commission read, agreed to, and to be ingrossed; Speaker to sign it. Commission delivered to him-Council of State, upon Conference with him after the Regulation, to present Names of Officers to be under him-List reported, read, and approved, 9 July. Their Commissions delivered-List of several to be sent to Inverness, and of several from thence to supply their Places, reported, read, and agreed to, 19 Sept.-Government of the Tower committed to Sir Antony Ashley Cooper and others till further Order, 29 Dec.-Lieutenant appointed; his Commission delivered-A Committee to consider what Advantage may be made of the Tower, 11 Jan.-Order for Money for six Companies of Foot late thereon-Lieutenant to take Bail of a Prisoner in his Custody, 21 Feb.
-, -Hamlets, Bill for settling the Militia ordered, 9 May. Vide Westminster-Another Bill for that Purpose ordered; a Committee to present Names of fit Persons to be Commissioners, 23 May. Bill read. Committed; Commissioners Names read twice, and committed with it-Bill reported, and to be ingrossed, 9 July. Order for third Reading. Read; Commissioner added; Bill passed; and to be printed.-List of Officers for a Regiment of Foot and Troop of Horse, reported, read and to be considered; Commissions to be presented. List read again; several approved; two respited;. Others appointed in their Stead; List of Foot Officers read again, and approved; Council of State to prepare Commissions-Commissions delivered, 30 July-4 Aug.-Commissioners for the Militia appointed.

Townsend, Sir Horatio, appointed One of the Council of State, 13 May.

Treasuries. Vide Revenue, Public.

Trevor, John, appointed One of the Council of State, 23 Feb.

Trinity, College, Cambridge, Master appointed; Order for Patent under the Great Seal, 17 Aug.
-, -House, Petition of the surviving Warden, & c. in Behalf of distressed Mariners, their Widows, and Orphans, read, 1 Mar. Vide Seamen-State of the Case touching the House reported; Master and Warden appointed; Report re-committed; the Committee to present Names of Wardens and Brethren.

Turner, Robert. Vide Privileges.

Tuscany, Duke of, his Letter read; Council of State to prepare Answer, 25 June-Resident's Credentials read; a Committee to give him Audience; Master of the Ceremonies to acquaint him therewith, and take care the Room be prepared for his Reception, 7 Oct.

Twisleton, Colonel Philip, List of Officers in his Regiment reported and read, 19 July. Read again, and approved; their Commissions delivered.-List of Officers in his Regiment read, 8 Feb. Read again, and approved; Order for Commissions for them. Colonel's Commission delivered; Council of State to take Care they are delivered to the other Officers.

Tythes, Representation and Petition of well-affected Inhabitants of Somersetshire, and Counties adjacent, concerning them, read; Petitioners thanked-Previous and main Questions for referring it to a Committee to consider how a more equal Maintenance may be settled for the Ministry than by Tythes, severally Affirmative; Matter referred to a Grand Committee, 14 June. Committee fits-Petition against Payment of Tythes; Declaration, that for the Encouragement of a godly Ministry, the Payment thereof shall continue till the Parliament find out a more equal and comfortable Maintenance for the Ministry, and Satisfaction of the People; to be printed; Judges to publish it in the Circuits, 27 June.

A. 1651, 1652, & 1653.

VALENTINE, Benjamin, 1652, the Committee of the Army to consider how much of the Sum given him for his Sufferings remains unpaid, and how it may be settled to his Son's Satisfaction, 18 Aug. Report; Order for settling Lands in Ireland of 200£. per Annum on him and his Heirs; Commissioners there to set them out and put him in Possession-For settling other Lands of 100£. per Annum on them out of Delinquents Estates; Bill for that Purpose ordered, 27 Aug.

Vane, Sir Henry, Junior, appointed One of the Council of State, 24 Nov. 1651, & 1652.

Vavasour, John, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Vaughan, Lieutenant Colonel Joseph, 1651, Order for Pardoning him-For discharging his Imprisonment and Sequestration, 15 Oct. Speaker to issue Warrant for his Discharge.
-, -John, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.
-, -Robert, 1652, his Case referred back to the Commissioners for compounding, 3 Nov.

Vauxhall, 1652, Trustees for Sale of the late King's Goods to forbear taking any from thence, and return what they have taken, 25 Jan. Vide Trenchard.

Vendosme, Duke of, 1652, a Committee to peruse his Letter; Translation reported, read, and referred to Council of State, 26 Oct.-Draught of an Answer reported and read; Power given to write such a Letter for the Substance of it, 1 Dec.

Venice, 1652, Copy of Credentials to their Agent read; a Committee to give him Audience; Master of the Ceremonies to acquaint him therewith, 15 June-Council of State to give Orders touching the Manner of presenting Letters from the State to the Parliament-Another Letter from them read, and to be considered-Translate thereof read; Council of State to hear the Gentleman that brought it, 1 Oct. -Letter to the Duke read, and agreed to; Speaker to sign it, and put the Parliament Seal thereto, 5 Jan.

Venning, Mr. 1652, desired to preach, 27 Jan.

Vernon, Captain John, 1652, his Relation of the State of Affairs in Ireland at the Time of making the Articles with the Province of Lemster and others; Order for 100£. to bear his Charges, 28 May.

Villers, Anne, 1651, Petition and Case referred to the Committee of the Army, 20 Nov.

Vincent, Richard, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Virginia, 1652, Articles of Rendition thereof to be reported. 26 & 27 Aug.-Copy of Letter from thence, with a Copy of the Articles inclosed, read-Another Letter from thence read-Articles read, and agreed to, with Amendments; one referred to a Committee; Petition of Inhabitants and Papers referred.

Vize, Humphrey, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Universities, 1652, Act for transferring the Powers of the Commitee for regulating them, read twice; Previous and main Questions for dissolving the Committee, severally Affirmative, 21 Apr.

Unsworth, Edward, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 8 July.

Urmston, Richard, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 8 July.

Usher, Dr. James, 1652, Petition referred to the Committee of Petitions, 27 Aug.

A. 1653.

VALENTINE, Matthias, Petition read, and referred to the Committee on the Bill for Sale of Forest Lands, 26 Oct.

Vamdersteene, Paul. Vide Hullenberch.

Vesey, Captain John, upon Report from the Committee of the Navy; Order for allowing his Widow and Children 550£. for their Maintenance, 28 Oct.

Upper Bench Prison. Vide Lenthall, Sir John.

1654.

VENNING, Mr. desired to assist in carrying on the Work of Fasting in the House, 14 Sept.-Thanked, 12 Oct.

Villers, Captain, Information that he was struck in the Lobby, 19 Dec.

Vines, Mr. desired to preach, 1 Nov. Thanked, and to print his Sermon.

Under Sheriffs. Vide Sheriffs.

Upper Bench, Lord Protector's Letter touching approving the Chief Justice, read; Resolution for approving him, 24 Oct.

A. 1656 & 1657.

VAGRANTS, 1656, a Committee to revise Statutes concerning them, and reduce them into one Law, 16 Oct.- Bill against Vagrants, Rogues, and wandering, idle, dissolute Persons, read-Committed, 4 Nov. Committees added-Bill to be reported, 3 Dec. Reported, and to be ingrossed.
-, -1657, Previous and main Questions for third Reading, severally Affirmative; Bill passed; Protector's Consent to be desired, 5 May-Protector's Consent, 9 June.

Vandermy, Lyzbett, 1656, her Name to be inserted in a Naturalization Bill, 20 Mar.

Vasham, Peter, 1656, his Name to be inserted in a Naturalization Bill, 6 Oct. Vide Tanturier.

Vassall, Samuel, 1656, Petition to be read, 22 Dec.-Read, and referred to a Committee, 2 Feb.
-, - 1657, Order for making Report, 30 Mar.-11 May. Report; Resolution that 2,591£. 17s. 6d. is due to him; that Protector be desired to take Care of the speedy Payment thereof, with Interest; Members to present the Vote to him; Debate on the Residue of the Report adjourned.

Vassey, Alexander, 1656, his Name to be inserted in a Naturalization Bill, 7 Oct. Vide Tanturier.

Vermuden, Sir Cornelius, 1656, Petition to be read, 31 Jan. -Read, and referred to a Committee, 9 Feb.

Vintners, 1656, Petition read, 27 Mar.

Under Sheriffs. Vide Manors.

Universities, 1657, Bill for Non Residence of Heads of Colleges and Halls, read, 26 Mar.-Committed, 22 Jan.

A. 1658 & 1659.

VASSALL, Samuel, Petition concerning Debts due to him stated upon several Votes of former Parliaments indorsed thereon, read, and with the Votes, referred to a Committee -To be recommended to Protector to grant a Privy Seal for Payment of 500£. forthwith; a Committee to communicate the Vote to him, 1 Apr. His Answer reported.

Votes, not to be printed without special Leave of the House, 13 Apr.

A. 1659.

VANE, Sir Henry, appointed One of the Council of State, 14 May-Appointed One of the Commissioners for nominating Officers, 13 May. Council of State to prepare a Commission for him, with Blank for the Continuance- To be sent for to attend; Books of Letters, and Orders of the Admiralty, to be presented; Letters and Orders read; several Matters objected against him since the late Interruption of the Parliament, heard thereupon; discharged from being a Member, and injoined to repair to his House in the County of Durham, and remain there during the Pleasure of the Parliament, 9 Jan.-Order for disbanding his Regiment; Council of State to consider of a Way for satisfying them-Serjeant to take him into Custody, and convey him to his House at Belew, 1 Feb.-To put the Order in Execution forthwith.

Venice, Currans, sent to the Ambassador for his Maintenance, to be freed from Customs, Imposts, and other Charges, 13 July-Resident's Letters Credential read; a Committee to give him Audience; Master of the Ceremonies to acquaint him with the Order; attend him thereto, and see a Room prepared for his Reception, 26 Aug.-Duke to be desired by Letter to secure the Earl of Arundell till sent for by Parliament, 28 Sept.

Venning, Mr. desired to assist in carrying on the Work of Thanksgiving, 24 Sept.-Thanked, and to print his Sermon, 29 Dec.

Vincent, Mr. the apprehending him approved, 9 Feb. Order for his Discharge.

Under Sheriffs. Vide Bailiffs.

Upton, Thomas, to be considered as to his being put into the Parsonage of Whethamstead, 8 Oct.
-, - Mr. Vide Christchurch.

Urlin, Lieutenant Walter, referred to the Commissioners for nominating Officers for some Employment in the Army, 19 Sept.

A. 1651, 1652, & 1653.

WAINWRIGHT, James, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 28 Oct.

Wakefield, 1651, List of Officers taken there and at Shipton, read, 12 Sept.

Walcott, John, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Waldrum, Margaret, 1651, Petition and Case referred to the Committee of the Navy, 20 Nov.

Wales, 1652, Council of State to take Care for preventing Breaches of the Peace there, 28 July.
-, - South, 1651, Petition of well-affected Inhabitants read, and referred to the Committee of plundered Ministers, with Power to examine upon Oath, and appoint Referrees in the Country, with the same Power, 10 Mar.
-, - 1652, Report re-committed, with Power to examine the whole Matter, 24 Mar.-Grand Sessions to be adjourned for this Circuit, 11 Mar.-Petition of divers well-affected Inhabitants to be read. Read.
-, - North, 1652, Order touching bringing in the Remainder of the Moneys due for Compositions by Virtue of the Act for admitting the fix Counties to a general Composition, and to proceed according to the Act, 29 June.-The Committee of the Army to put in Execution the Powers given thereby, 15 Mar. Petition of divers well-affected Inhabitants to be read. Read.

Walker, John and Lancelot, 1652, their Names to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 27 Oct.
-, - Thomas, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Wall, Ralph, 1652, Petition referred to the Committee of Petitions, 27 Aug.

Waller, Edmund, 1651, Order for revoking the Sentence of Banishment against him, and for passing his Pardon under the Great Seal, 27 Nov.
-, - Sir Hardres, 1652, Petition read; Previous and main Questions for settling Lands in Ireland of 1,200£. per Annum on him and his Heirs, severally Affirmative; Commissioners there to set them out, 22 Mar.
-, - 1653, Another Petition to be read, 5 Apr. Read. Wallop, Robert, appointed One of the Council of State, 25 Nov. 1651-24 Nov. 1652.
-, - Lady Anne, 1652, Act for making void her Jointure, and settling other Lands in Lieu thereof, read twice, and committed, 15 Sept.-Reported; Question for Ingrossment, Neg. Act passed, 12 Oct.

Walsh, Thomas, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 8 July.

Walsingham, Sir Thomas, 1652. Vide Privileges.

Walter, Fortune, 1651, Petition and Case referred to the Committee of the Army, 20 Nov.

Wanton, Colonel, 1651, appointed One of the Council of State, 24 Nov.

War, Articles of, 1652, Council of State to prepare them, 10 Dec. Articles reported. Considered, and agreed to, with Amendments. Order for printing them, Commissioners of the Admiralty to direct how they shall be published.

Ward, Elizabeth, 1651, Petition and Case referred to the Committee of the Army, 20 Nov.
-, - James, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 28 Oct.

Wareing, Robert, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 28 Oct.

Warger. Vide Clerk, James.

Warmestree, Thomas, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Warwick County, 1651, Order appointing High Sheriff, and for a Commission under the Great Seal, 4 Nov.-Commissioners for the Assessments, added, 19 Dec.
-, - 1652, Order appointing High Sheriff, and for a Commission under the Great Seal, 12 Nov.

Washington, James, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Waterforth, Hugh, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 28 Oct.

Waterton, Thomas and Mrs. 1652, their Names to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Watkins, Sir David, 1652, Petition referred to the Committee of Petitions, 27 Aug.

Watmough, Richard, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 8 July.

Watson, Thomas, 1651, Petition read; Order for pardoning him-For discharging his Imprisonment and Bail, and taking off his Sequestration, 15 Oct. Speaker to issue Warrant for his Discharge.

Weare, Humphrey, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Weaver, John, 1652, Petition read; Previous Question for referring to a Committee, Affirmative; main Question, Neg. 28 May.
-, -Mr. 1653, Petition to be read, 8 Apr. Read; Order for settling Lands in Scotland of 250£. per Annum on him and his Heirs; Speaker to write to the Commissioners to set them out, and put him in possession, 14 Apr.

Weavers Hall, 1652, Matter of Fact touching Moneys doubled there, reported, Report to be considered, 28 Sept.-Report of like Nature referred to Council of State, with Power to treat for Forbearance one Year longer, with Interest, 9 Nov.-A Committee to consider the State of the Moneys due upon their Bills-Order for making Report, 15 Dec.-Act for ascertaining the Time of Payment, read twice; Blanks filled up; Question for Ingrossment, Neg. Act passed. To be printed.

Webb, Francis, 1652, Petition read, 16 July.
-, - Thomas, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Webster, Hugh, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 8 July.

Welch, Richard, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Wells, Swythen and Edmund, 1652, their Names to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Welsh, Thomas, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 28 Oct.

Wenlock, Mr. 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 1 July.

Wentworth, Sir Peter, appointed One of the Council of State, 25 Nov. 1651,-24 Nov. 1652.

West, Captain, 1651, Order for continuing his Troop three Months longer-For advancing three Months Pay to them, 5 Dec.
-, - Lodowick, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 27 Oct.

Westby, George, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 8 July.
-, - John and Francis, 1652, their Names to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 28 Oct.

Westminster, 1651, Vide London-Commissioners for the Assessments added, 1 Sept.-Act touching the Government of the City to be reported, 16 Dec.
-, - 1652, Like Order, 30 Mar.-Petition of Inhabitants read; Order for making Report of the Model of the Government of the City, 8 June-Commissioners for the Assessments added, 2 July-Royalties formerly belonging to the Dean and Chapter, to be employed for setting on Work the Poor of Margaret's, and disbursed as the Justices shall order, 12 Oct.

Westmoreland, 1651, Order appointing High Sheriff, and for a Commission under the Great Seal, 4 Nov.
-, - 1652, Like Order, 12 Nov.

Westrowe, Mr. 1651, the Committee touching admitting Members to receive what Satisfaction he shall tender touching his Admission, 10 Oct. Report; Order for admitting him.

Wetherby, George, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 8 July.

Weymouth. Vide Melcombe, Common.

Whalley, Commissary General, 1651, Resolution for settling Lands in Scotland of 500£. per Annum on him and his Heirs; Bill for that Purpose ordered, 9 Sept.-Vote to be sent to the Commissioners; Speaker by Letter to require them to set out the Lands, 23 Jan.-His Petition read, and referred to the Committee of Obstructions, 26 Feb.
-, - Geoffery, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 27 Oct.

Wharton, Lord and Lady, 1651, Petition reported and read; Previous Question for authorizing the Trustees for Sale of Delinquents Lands to convey a Manor in Trust for Lady Wharton during his Lordship's Life, Neg. Petition and Narrative concerning their Claim referred to the Committee for Obstructions, 9 Mar.
-, - 1652, Referred to the Commissioners for Obstructions, 1 Apr.
-, - Sir Michael, 1652, to be admitted to his Composition at one third Part of his Omissions and Undervaluations, 3 Nov.
-, - Antony, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Wheeler, Christopher, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Whetcombe, Benjamin, 1651, his Letter read, 7 Oct.

White, Mary, 1651, Petition and Case referred to the Committee of the Army, 20 Nov.
-, - Lieutenant Colonel, 1651, Petition and Case of his Widow referred to the Committee of the Army, 20 Nov.
-, - Major Thomas, 1652, Petition read; his Case referred to the Commissioners for compounding, 1 July.
-, - George, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 1 July.
-, - Robert, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 8 July.
-, - Lieutenant Colonel Walter, 1652, Petition of his Widow read; Order for settling Lands in Ireland of 200£. per Annum on her and her Children; Commissioners there to put her in possession, 26 Aug.
-, - Thomas 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 27 Oct.

Whitehall, 1651, the Committee to consider what Goods there are set aside for the Use of the Commonwealth and Parliament, 11 Mar.
-, - 1652, a Committee to examine the Disturbance in the Chapel, and punish the Misdemeanor, 22 July.

Whitelocke, Lord Commissioner, appointed One of the Council of State, 24 Nov. 1651 & 1652.

Whiterow, Richard, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 10 Nov.

Whitfield, Robert, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 27 Oct.

Whittington, Ralph, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 8 July.

Whittle, John, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 28 Oct.

Whitwell, Stephen, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Whitworth, John, 1652, his Letter read, 29 Aug.

Wicksted, Thomas, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Lands, 1 July.

Widdrington, Sir Edward, Ralph, and Henry, 1652, their Names to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Wight, Isle of, 1651, Commissioners for the Assessments added, 1 Sept.
-, - 1652, Report touching it to be made, 8 & 19 Jan.

Wigmore, Robert, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 28 Oct.

Wilbraham, William, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 27 Oct.

Wilcox, Giles, 1652, Pardon for him read and agreed to; Order for passing it under the Great Seal, 20 July.

Wildman, Mr. 1651. Vide Privileges.

Wilkinson, John, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 8 July.

Willan, Mary, 1652, Petition read, 24 Nov. Vide Temple, Colonel James-Another read, 15 Feb.

Willington, Lieutenant Colonel Waldine, 1651; Petition read; the Committee of Accounts to examine and state the Accounts of his Arrears, 31 Oct.

Willoughby, Captain Francis, 1652, appointed Commissioner at Portsmouth, 28 Sept.

Wilmott, Edith, 1651, Petition and Case referred to the Committee of the Army, 20 Nov.

Wills, 1652, Act for establishing several Courts in the Counties for Probate thereof, and for Administrations, Marriages, and Divorces, reported, and re-committed; further Power given to the Committee; Petition referred; Committee to hear Petitioners, 11 Nov.-Bill to be reported, 8 & 11 Jan. Reported; Debate thereon adjourned-Previous and main Questions for appointing a Day to resume it, severally Affirmative, 1 Mar. Previous Question for Proceeding thereon, Neg.-Resolution for committing the Power of proving Wills, and granting Administrations, to certain Persons for two Months-For granting the lawful Fees, during that Time, for the Use of the Navy; Persons appointed; Act for that Purpose ordered. Read, and rejected-Another ordered.
-, - 1653, Read twice; Continuance thereof; Act committed, 31 Mar.-Reported; Question for Ingrossment, Neg. Act passed, and to be printed, 8 Apr.-Usual Fees to be continued, till further Order.

Wills, John, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Wilsford, John, 1652, Pardon for him read, and agreed to; Order for passing it under the Great Seal, 9 Mar.

Wilson, Thomas, 1652, his Letter read, 20 May.
-, -William, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 8 July.
-, -Anne, 1652. Previous and main Questions that she be reprieved for a Month, severally Affirmative; Judges to certify the Matter of Fact in the mean time, 4 Aug.-Certificate reported; Order for pardoning her; Sheriff to forbear Execution, 1 Sept.

Wilts, 1652, Order appointing High Sheriff, and for a Commission under the Great Seal, 4 Nov.
-, -1652, Like Order, 12 Nov.-Commissioners for the Assessments added, 15 Dec.-1 Jan.
-, -1653, Petition of Gentlemen read; Speaker's Answer, 29 Mar.

Winchester, 1652, Previous and main Questions for referring to the Committee of Hants to take Care the Books and Manuscripts belonging to the College Library, be restored, severally Affirmative, 27 May.

Winckley, Thomas, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 8 July.

Winde, Sir Robert, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 28 Oct.

Windsor Castle, 1652, Order for selling that, and the Parks, for ready Money, 27 Nov.-Question that it stand in the Bill for Sale of late King's Lands, Neg. 29 Dec.

Windsore, Frederick and William, 1652, their Names to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Wines, 1652, Bill for settling Prices of them, committed, 11 Jan.

Wintour, Sir John, 1652, to have his Liberty for three Months, upon Security approved by Council of State, 7 Sept.-To have Liberty for three Months to go within 20 Miles of London only, upon the same Security, 7 Dec.-Order for removing him to the Tower-For prohibiting the Surveying or Selling any Part of the Forest of Deane, claimed by him; Vote to be sent to the Officers there; the Committee for Forests to see it put in Execution.
-, -John, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Wise, Mary, 1651, Petition and Case referred to the Committee of the Army, 20 Nov.

Wiseman, John, 1652, Petition read; Trustees for Sale of Delinquents Estates to be required not to sell his Lands-Bill for discharging them from Sale notwithstanding former Order, ordered, 17 Dec.

Withers, Antony, 1652, his Case referred to the Commissioners for compounding, 3 June.

Wogan, Thomas, 1652, Petition read; Resolution for settling Lands in Ireland of 300£. per Annum on him and his Heirs; Bill for that Purpose ordered, 13 Apr.-Commissioners there to put him in Possession, and certify the Particulars and Values thereof, in order to preparing the Bill, 5 May.

Wolfall, Richard, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 8 July.

Wood, George, 1652, his Petition and Charge against Sir John Clotworthy referred to a Committee, 16 July. Vide Clotworthy, Sir John.
-, -Thomas, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 26 Oct.
-, -Henry, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 28 Oct.

Woodcock, Thomas, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 28 Oct.

Woodhouse, Sir Thomas, 1652, the Committee touching admitting Members to receive what Satisfaction he shall tender concerning his Admission, 10 Oct. Report; Order for admitting him.

Woodmongers, Company, 1651, Petition of Masters, & c. referred to a Committee, 3 Sept. Vide Carmen.

Woodnoth, Jonathan, 1652, Commissioners for compounding to accept his Fine, with Interest, by a Day appointed, and discharge his Sequestration upon Payment thereof, 10 Nov.

Wooldridge, Thomas, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Wools, 1652, Petition of poor Clothiers and Cottoners of the five Northern Counties read; previous and main Questions that all Wools brought into England shall be Excise-free, severally Affirmative-Commissioners of the Excise to see the Duty taken off-Act to prevent the Exportation of Scottish Wools, Woolfels, or Leather, ordered, 20 Apr.

Worcester County, 1651, Order appointing High Sheriff, and for a Commission under the Great Seal, 4 Nov.-Leave given him to live out of the County, 6 Jan.
-, -1652, Commissioners concerning scandalous and malignant Ministers, added, 24 Sept.-Order appointing High Sheriff, and for a Commission under the Great Seal, 12 Nov.
-, -Petition of Inhabitants to be read, 21 Dec. Read; Petitioners thanked.
-, -City, 1651, Information touching Passages between our Forces and the Scots Army there; Order for a Reward to the Informant, 25 Aug.-Lord General's, and other Letters from near the City read; Order for a Thanksgiving within the Lines to be printed, with Lord General's Letter -For Reward to the Messengers, 5 Sept.-Relation of the Encounter, King of Scots Collar of S. S. and Garter, produced; Order for a general Thanksgiving. Vide Thanksgiving-For Letter of Thanks to Lord General, and by him to his Officers; Speaker to sign it-For a Gratuity to the Person who gave the Intelligence-Colours taken there brought to the Bar, and to be hung up in Westminster Hall- Order for a Reward to the Messenger-Lord General's Letter read; Clause touching the Well-affected who suffered by taking the Town, and by the War in those Parts, referred to a Committee. Power given them to appoint Referrees to examine upon Oath-Report; Order for paying Money to several Widows towards their Subsistence, 16 Dec.-The Committee of the Army to give Warrant for the Payment, 29 Jan.-Further Report touching the number of Sufferers, and their Losses, recommitted; the Committee to consider how 10,000£. may be raised out of Delinquents Estates; Petitions referred, 9 Mar.
-, -1652, Order for paying Moneys to the Widows of Persons slain there, 7 Apr.
-, -Earl of, 1652, Order for his Commitment to the Tower; Council of State to consider in what Way he may be tried, and who has harboured him, 28 July.

Worth, Peter, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 27 Oct.

Wortham, Thomas, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 1 July.

Worthington, Richard, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 8 July.

Wotton, Mary, and Lord Stanhope, 1652, Petition read; Previous and main Questions for referring it to a Committee, severally Affirmative, 25 May.

Wray, Thomas, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 1 July.
-, -John, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

Wright, Captain, 1652, Council of State to consider him and others wounded in the late Sea Fight, 6 July.
-, -Mildred, 1652, Previous and main Questions that she be reprieved for a Month, severally Affirmative; Judges to certify the Matter of Fact in the mean Time, 4 Aug.- Certificate reported; Order for passing her Pardon under the Great Seal; Sheriff to for bear Execution, 1 Sept.
-, -Peter, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 27 Oct.
-, -Ellis and Timothy, 1652, their Names to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 28 Oct.

Wryter, Thomas, 1651, Petition read, and referred to the Committee for Sufferers at Worcester, 9 Mar.

Wyther, Mr. 1652, Order touching him amended, 20 July.

A. 1653.

WALES, South, the Committee of the Army to audit the Accounts of the Receivers General, and allow them Moneys laid out by Lord General's Order, 27 Sept.

Walgrave, Mr. printed Paper found in his Hands referred to Council of State, 17 Sept.

Wallington, Petition of poor distressed Inhabitants reported; Order for a Patent for Collections in several Counties, 15 Aug.

Walloon, Churches. Vide French Churches.

Walton, Thomas, Order for a special Commission of Oyer and Terminer, to try him for several Murders, 24 Nov.

Warwick County, Order appointing High Sheriff, and for a Commission under the Great Seal, 10 Nov.

Watermens Company, Petition of Overseers, & c. reported, read, and referred to the Committee of Petitions, 31 Oct.

Westrop, Thomas, Petition reported and read, 29 Aug.

Whitelocke, Lord Commissioner, appointed Ambassador to Sweden; Council of State to prepare a Commission and Instructions for him, 14 Sept.-Instructions reported, read, and agreed to; Council of State to make them ready; Order for passing his Commission under the Great Seal-Letters of Credence to him reported, read, and agreed to, with Amendments, 15 Oct.-Order for him to attend to receive his Commission, 28. Commission, Letters Credential and Instructions delivered to him-His Petition read; Order for paying the Arrears of his Salary, 11 Oct. Act for Payment thereof, read twice; Question for Ingrossment, Neg. Act passed.

Whorwood, Thomas, to execute the Office of Mayor of Barnstaple, without incurring any Penalty, 3 Sept.

Wight, Isle of, Report from Council of State touching sortifying Yarmouth; Order for additional Forces-Governor to settle the Militia as formerly, 29 Oct.

Wilcox, Mr. Business touching him referred to the Committee of public Debts, 7 Oct.

Williams, John, appointed One of the Council of State, 14 July.

Wills, the Committee of the Law to consider the Probate of Wills and Administrations; Quorum of Commissioners for Probates appointed; Act for that Purpose ordered, 21 July. -Petition read; a Committee to prepare Act for Probate of Wills throughout the Commonwealth, 19 Sept.-Act read twice, and committed-Wills to be sealed by the Sealkeeper if they bear Date before the Act, 12 Oct.

Wilts, Order appointing High Sheriff, and for a Commission under the Great Seal, 10 Nov.

Wine Licences, a Committee to consider the Grievances in granting them, 1 Aug.

Wines, French, a Committee to consider the Act for Restraint of bringing them in, and how the Trade may be opened, 1 Aug.

Wollaston, Richard, Previous and main Questions for appointing him One of the Judges of the Admiralty, severally Affirmative, 25 July. Question for inserting his Name in the Bill for settling the Jurisdiction thereof, Neg. 29.

Wolseley, Sir Charles appointed one of the Judges of the Admiralty, 14 July-1 Nov.

Worcester County, Order appointing High Sheriff, and for a Commission under the Great Seal, 10 Nov.
-, -Earl and Countess of, Petition reported, read, and referred back, to require him to explain some Words therein, 29 Aug.-Earl's Petition reported-Countes's Petition reported, and laid aside, 3 Oct.

Worseley, Colonel Charles, Petition reported and read; Business referred to the Committee of Inspections, 24 Oct.

Writs of Error, a Committee to prepare Act for reviving the Act for Redress of Delays and Mischiefs arising thereby, 16 July. Bill read twice-Another Committee to prepare Act for preventing Mischiefs thereby, and by Writs of false Judgment-Bill read twice; Commencement thereof; Member to withdraw and prepare a Clause, 26 Oct. Bill reported; Blanks filled up; Question for Ingrossment, Neg. 29-Another to the same Purport read twice; Blanks filled up; Question for Ingrossment, Neg. Act passed, and to be printed, 4 Nov.

A. 1654.

WALES, a Committee to consider of the Salaries due to the Judges, 19 Dec.

Wards, Court of, a Committee to prepare Bill for further Consideration of the Votes for taking it away, 31 Oct.-Bill to be presented, 1 Dec. Read. Read second time; Question for Commitment, Neg. Order for Ingrossment- Petition of late Officers; Question for reading it; Neg. A Committee to consider how the Records, & c. may be best disposed of, and what Moneys of other Persons are in the late Clerk's Hands.

Warwick County, New Writ, 6 Oct.
-, - Town; New Writ, 6 Oct.

Weights, and Measures, a Committee to consider the Business thereof, and peruse former Laws touching them, and prepare Bill for Regulation thereof, 31 Oct.

Welden, Colonel Ralph, Petition read; Order for Payment of the Remainder of his Debts, with Interest, 18 Jan.

Wexford. Vide Caterlaugh.

Whale Fishery, a Committee to consider of regulating the Trade, and how a present Supply of Whale Oil may be procured; the Company of Greenland and Eastland Merchants to attend them.Oct.

White, Isle of, New Writs, 4 & 5 Oct.

Wills, a Committee to consider how the Probate of Wills, granting Administrations, and recovering Legacies, may be settled through England and Wales, and prepare Bill for that Purpose, 14 Dec.

Worcester, Earl of, Petition read; Order for Bailing him, 5 Oct.

Writs, New, viz. for Somerset and Totness, 4 Oct.-Isle of Wight-Andover, Oxford City, Bedford Town, Monmouth County. Warwick County and Town, Bath. Rye, Lewes, Sussex-And Gloucester City, 3 Nov.

A. 1656 & 1657.

WAGES. Vide Artificers.

Wake, William, and Christopher Havilland, 1656, Petition reported; Resolution that they are fit Objects of Mercy, and Pardon, and to be offered to Protector, 30 Sept. Vide Deane, John.

Wales, 1656, a Committee to consider how the Tythes of Churches there, not supplied with Ministers, have been disposed of, and how they may be supplied with able Ministers, and fitting Maintenance, 31 Oct.

Waller, Sir Hardres, 1656, Petition read: and referred to the Committee for Irish Affairs, 22 Dec.-Matter of Fact reported; Order for putting a Stop to Lands, that they may be disposed of to no other Use, than to supply the Defect of the Adventurers in the Barony of Kenry, 16 Feb.-Bill for settling and confirming certain Lands in Ireland on him and his Heirs, read, 6 Mar. Order for second Reading. Bill committed.
-, -1657, Reported, and to be ingrossed, 1 Apr.-Passed; Protector's Consent to be desired, 30 May.-Protector's Consent, 9 June.
-, - Margaret, 1656, her Name to be inserted in a Naturalization Bill, 13 Feb.

Waiter, Major, 1657, Petition to be read, 5 & 9 June-Protector, and Council of State, to be desired to consider his Business.

Wanley, Andrew and Valentine, 1656, their Names to be inserted in a Naturalization Bill, 6 Oct,

Wards, Court of, 1656, a Committee to prepare Bill for taking away that Court, and Knights Servants Tenures, 23 Sept.- Bill to be presented, 15 Oct. Read. Order for second Reading. Bill committed-Reported; Previous and main Questions for Re-commitment severally Affirmative, 6 Nov. Bill reported, and re-committed again; all that come to have Voices; Order for meeting of the Committee. Bill reported, and to be ingrossed. Order for third Reading. Bill passed; Protector's Consent to be desired; Question for Reading late Officers Petition, Neg. 22. Protector's Consent.

Warren, Mr. 1656, desired to assist in carrying on the Work of Thanksgiving, 19 Jan.-Thanked, and to print his Sermon, 21 Feb.

Washborne, Colonel Herriott, 1656, Petition to be read, 9 Feb. -Read, and referred to a Committee.
-, -1657, Committees added, 26 May.

Weights, and Measures, 1656, Business thereof referred to the Grand Committee of Trade, 29 Sept.
-, - 1657, Order for making Report, 26 Mar.

Welden, Colonel Ralph, 1657, Petition read; Protector to be desired to issue his Privy Seal for paying him 4,000£. out of the Prize Office, 6 June.

Westminster, 1656, Petition of Inhabitants read, 23 Dec.- Another concerning the Poor to be read, 31 Jan.-Read; Question for referring it to a Committee, Neg. Petition rejected, 6 Feb.
-, -1657, Question that Westminster ought to be in the same Condition as London with respect to new Buildings, Neg. 9 June.

Westmoreland, 1656, Petition of Tenant to be read, 21 Feb.

Whalley, Henry, 1656, Bill for settling him and Erasmus Smith in their Lands in Ireland, fallen to them by Lot as Adventurers, read, 28 Nov.-Committed, 3 Dec. Committees added. Bill to be reported. Reported; Clauses added; Bill to be ingrossed. Another Clause added; Bill passed; Protector's Consent to be desired.
-, - 1657, Protector's Consent, 9 June.

Whiteing, John, 1657, Petition read, 20 Jan.

Whitelocke, Lord Commissioner, 1656, called to the Chair during the Absence of present Speaker, 27 Jan. Vide Speaker, -Thanked for his great and faithful Service therein-For his faithful Service in the Ambassy to Sweden; Order for paying him 500£. expended in that Ambassy-For paying him 2,000£. for his Service therein, 18 Feb.

Whithorne. Vide Dumfreeze.

Whiston, Thomas, Catharine, and Levina, 1656, their Names to be inserted in a Naturalization Bill, 6 Oct. Vide Tanturier.

Wicklow. Vide Kildare.

Widdrington, Sir Thomas, 1656, chosen Speaker, 17 Sept. Vide Speaker.

Wigstones Hospital. Vide Leicester, Town.

Wigton. Vide Dumfreeze.

Wills, 1656, Bill for Probate thereof in the North, and other Parts of England, ordered, 23 Sept.-To be read, 23 Oct. Read. Committed; the Committee to consider of Fees, and bring it in with the Bill.-Bill to be reported, 26 Nov.-Reported; Debate thereon adjourned, 1 Dec. Resumed; Bill re-committed; the Committee to consider of re-delivering Wills wherein Lands are devised. Bill reported, and re-committed again; Committees added; the Committee to consider of a Clause for a Register in Southwark- Bill to be reported, 13 Feb.-11 & 24 Mar.-Order for meeting of the Committee to perfect it, 13 Mar.
-, -1657, Bill to be reported, 5 May. Reported, and to be ingrossed-Order for third Reading, 23 June- 22 Jan.

Wilson, Abraham, 1656, Petition reported; Resolution that he is a fit Object of Mercy, and that he be reprieved, 21 Oct.
-, -Thomas. Vide Hickson, Thomas.

Wilton, Colonel, 1656. Vide Privileges.

Wilts, County, 1656, Bill for holding the Sheriffs Court at Devizes, read, 18 Dec. Committed.

Winchester, 1656, Bill for vesting the Cathedral in Trustees for public and religious Uses, ordered, 11 Feb.
-, -1657, Read, 21 May.

Wines, 1656, a Committee to consider the Prices thereof, 23 Oct.-Order for making Report, 15 Nov.
-, -1657, Bill for limiting and settling the Prices thereon, read twice; Question for Commitment, Neg. Bill to be ingrossed, 26 Mar. Read third Time; Petition of Vintners; Bill passed; Protector's Consent to be desired-Amended; Protector's Consent, 9 June.
-, -Spanish, 1656. Vide Supply.
-, -French, 1656, a Committee to prepare Bill for repealing the Act prohibiting the Importation thereof, 15 Nov.

Withers, George, 1656, Petition to be read, 21 Feb.

Wolley, Anthony, 1657. Vide Privileges.

Wool, 1656, Petition of Manufacturers read, and referred to the Committee of Trade, 27 Dec.

Worcester, Countess of, 1656, Petition read, and referred to a Committee, 14 Mar.
-, -1657, Order for making Report, 26 Mar. Report; Bill for settling Worcester House on Trustees in Trust for her, in Lieu and Satisfaction of the Arrears of her Fifths, read-Committed, 2 May-Reported, and to be ingrossed, 25 June-Passed; Protector's Consent to be desired; Protector's Consent.

Wrecks, 1656, a Committee to consider the Use and Abuses thereof, with Power to prepare Bill for preventing Evils thereby, 28 Oct.-Revived; Order for their sitting, 2 Dec. -4 Feb. Committees added; all that come to have Voices. Order for making Report.

Wright, Drugo, 1656. Vide Privileges.

Writs, New, 1656, viz. for Gloucester City, Bridgwater, 25 Sept.-York City, 1 Oct. Corke County, Isle of Wight, Pebles, & c. Cardigan County, Southampton County, Pembroke County, Dumfreeze, & c. Brecon County. Carmarthen County. Lynn. Kildare-Elgin, & c.- Ryegate, 28 Nov.-Dartmouth, 23 Mar.
-, -1657, Berwick upon Tweed, 26 Mar.-Hereford County, 17 June.

Wynyard, John, 1656. Vide Privileges.

A. 1658 & 1659.

WALES, and Monmouth County, a Committee to consider how they may be supplied with an able Ministry, and how the Revenues of the Churches not supplied have been disposed of, 5 Feb. No Committee that is or has been accountable for any of the Revenues to have a Vote; all others that come to have Voices.

Wells, New Writ, 16 Apr.

Weston, John, Governor of Jersey, or his Deputy, to bring him to the Bar, 16 Mar.

Wickham, New Writ, 24 Feb.

Wilkinson, Grezil, Petition read, 3 Feb. Vide Overton, Robert.

Worcester, City, Petition of well-affected Inhabitants read, 5 Feb. Vide Streete, Thomas.
-, -Countess of, State of her Case reported from the Grand Committee of Grievances; Day appointed for delivering up Worcester House to her; Order for paying her Rent for the current Year-for paying her 400£. in Recompence of all Demands for detaining the House from her since her Title thereto by Act of Parliament-A Committee to desire Protector to grant a Privy Seal for Payment of the several Sums, 14 Apr. His Answer reported-A Committee to consider of removing the Conveyances, Records, & c. from thence.

Writs, New, viz. for Agmondesham, Seaford, 31 Jan.- Horsham, 7 Feb. Bramber, Higham Ferrers, Lewes. Brecon County, Westbury, Old Sarum, Heytesbury. St. Germans, 12 Feb.-24 Mar.-Shoreham, 16 Feb. Huntingdon Borough, Bossiney. Saltash, Wickham- Berealston, Camelford, Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, 2 Mar. Heydon, Aldborough-Minehead. Tavistock. Milborne Port. Petersfield. Poole-Castleriseing, 6 Apr. And Wells.

Wroth, Henry. Vide Privileges.

Wylde, John, Petition touching Arrears of his Salary when Lord Chief Baron of the Exchequer, read, and referred to the Grand Committee of Grievances, 1 Apr.

A. 1659.

WALES, Bill for taking the Accounts, and redressing Grievances concerning Tythes and Church Livings there, and for Advancement of Religion and Learning, read twice, and committed, 9 Mar. Reported, and passed-Judges appointed.
-, -North, Person recommended, to be Judge Assistant, 27 July-Approved; Order for a Patent under the Great Seal, 5 Aug.-Upon General Lambert's Letter; Commissioners for Sequestrations to appoint Sub Commissioners, 9 Sept.-Chief Justice's Patent discharged; Another appointed; Order for a Patent under the Great Seal.-A Committee to consider of the Chamberlain and Seal there, 24 Feb.
-, -South, Commissioners for the Militia added, 6 Aug.

Waller, Sir William, appointed One of the Council of State, 23 Feb.

Wallop, Mr. appointed One of the Council of State, 14 May -31 Dec.

Walton, Colonel Valentine, appointed One of the Council of State, 14 May-Appointed One of the Commissioners for the Government of the Army, 12 Oct.-Appointed Colonel of a Regiment, 11 Jan. List of his Officers read, and approved. Their Commissions delivered.
-, -Robert, Tallies for Paying him Moneys for black Cloth delivered for late Lord General's Mourning voted null; Order for him to repay the Money, 2 Feb.

Wansey, Henry, ordered into Custody as a Delinquent, and Debtor to the State, 21 Sept. Commissioners for bringing in the Arrears to send for and treat with him.

Warcupp, Edward, to be recommended to Council of State for some Employment, 13 Jan.

Wareing, Major, his Letter read; Letter of Thanks, and Commission appointing him Governor of the Town and Castle of Shrewsbury, ordered, 12 Aug.-Other Letters from him read; Resolution that he be Captain of a Company of Foot there; Order for Commissions for him and his Officers- Another Letter read, and referred to Council of State.

Warminster, Petition of Inhabitants read; Petitioners to be thanked, 21 May.

Warner, Henry, Pardon for him, and Judges Certificate read; Pardon agreed to; Order for passing it under the Great Seal, 25 Feb.

Warning, Samuel, Pardon for him, and Judges Certificate, read; Pardon agreed to; Order for passing it under the Great Seal, 25 Feb.

Warwick, County, Petition of Freeholders and others wellaffected, read; Petitioners thanked, 7 Oct.

Waterman, Petition of divers belonging to the Thames read, and to be printed; Petitioners thanked, 31 Jan.

Watts, Nicolas and John, Pardons for them, and Judges Certificate, read; Pardon agreed to; Order for passing them under the Great Seal-For transporting them, 25 Feb.

Weaver, John, appointed One of the Council of State, 31 Dec. -23 Feb.

Weavers Hall, the Committee of Inspection to consider the Restraint touching Interest of Moneys lent upon that Security, 21 May.-The Committee to present Names of the Claimants, 9 July-Further Report; Order for taking off the Restraint upon the Commissioners of Excise.

Weekly Intelligencer, Person authorized to write it; another prohibited, 13 May.

Weeks, Edward, Order for his Execution, 25 Feb.

Werden, Robert, voted a Traitor and Rebel, 9 Aug. Vide Booth, Sir George.

West, Colonel, his Letter read, 1 Aug.

Westminster, a Committee to prepare Bill for settling the Militia of Westminster, Southwark, and the Tower Hamlets, 9 May-Upon Report from Council of State; Bill for settling the Militia of Westminster, and Places within the Bills, except the Tower Hamlets, read; a Committee to consider of fit Persons to be Commissioners. Bill committed; Names of Commissioners read twice, and committed with it. Bill reported; Commissioner added; Bill re-committed-Reported from Re-commitment, and to be ingrossed, 27 June. Passed, and to be printed-Misnomer of a Commissioner amended, 7 July-Additional Bill read twice, and committed-A Committee to withdraw and prepare Bill for giving Powers to the Commissioners; Bill read twice, and passed-List of Officers reported and read. Read again, and approved; Council of State to prepare Commissions-Commissions delivered, 1 & 2 Aug.-Buildings, and Houses in Westminster, belonging to the Commonwealth, to be referred for the Use of the Parliament and Council of State; a Committee to consider how the Vote may be put in Execution, 16 May.-Custos Rotulorum appointed; Order for a Confirmation under the Great Seal, 11 Jan.-Commissioners for the Assessment added, 2 & 8 Mar.

Westmorland, Commissioners for the Militia added, 8 Aug.

Weston, John, Report from the Committee of Safety that he is brought Prisoner from Jersey, and in Serjeant's Custody; Order for continuing him in Custody; his Case referred to them, 16 May.-Report; Order for discharging him upon his Parole, or Security not to act any Thing prejudicial to the Commonwealth, 15 June.

Wetham, Colonel Nathanael, his Letter touching the Faithfulness of the Garison of Portsmouth, and the bringing in 400 Spanish Prisoners, 14 May-Order for Letter of Thanks to him and his Officers; Speaker to sign and seal it, 29 Dec. -List of Officers in his Regiment read, 8 Feb. Read again, and approved. Their Commissions delivered-Bill for settling Lands of 200£. per Annum on him and his Heirs, ordered; a Committee to set them out, 10 Feb.

Whalley, Colonel, Question that he be Colonel of a Regiment of Horse, Neg. 5 Aug.

White, Colonel, appointed One of the Council of State, 31 Dec.
-, -Charles, Order for discharging him from his Imprisonment, and suspending his Sequestration, 25 Feb.

Whitehall, and Somerset House, Order for selling them; Member to prepare Bill for that Purpose, 16 May-A Committee to consider what Goods are there, in Hampton Court and St. James's, belonging to the Commonwealth-Order for clearing Whitehall of all Persons, except as excepted, within six Days, 4 July-For paving the Streets before it, 25 Feb.

Whitelocke, Lord, Serjeant to summon him to attend, 24 Jan. Warrant for paying him Money upon Presence of his Fee voted illegal; Order for him to repay it, 2 Feb.

Widdrington, Sir Thomas, appointed One of the Council of State, 31 Dec.-23 Feb.

Wight, Isle of, Bill for managing the Militia there, read twice, and committed, 12 Aug. Reported; Continuance thereof; Bill passed.

Wilkins, Dr. appointed Master of Trinity College, Cambridge; Order for a Patent under the Great Seal, 17 Aug.

Williams, Richard, and others, Petition read, and re-delivered, 18 May-Referred to a Committee, 50 June.
-, -Sir Abraham, the Payment of 300£. per Annum for his House to be stopped, 9 Sept.
-, -Robert and Thomas, ordered into Custody as Delinquents and Debtors to the State, 21 Sept. Commissioners for bringing in the Arrears to send for and treat with them.

Wills, Report from the Committee of Safety touching a Bill for constituting Judges, for Probate thereof, and granting Administrations-Names of fit Persons to be Judges, reported from another Committee; Bill ordered, 18 May. Read twice; Judge added; Bill passed, and to be printed- Bill for settling the Court for Probate of Wills, and granting Administrations, ordered, 14 July. Read twice; Blank filled up; Bill passed and to be printed-Bill for settling the Probate of Wills, and granting Administrations, in the several Counties and Cities, ordered, 14 July-A Committee to present Names of Judges for Probate thereof, 11 Jan. Names reported, and agreed to; Order for Patents under the Great Seal. Speaker to sign Dockets for passing them-Their Salaries to be considered-Agreed to; Order touching the Payment thereof, 3 Feb.-Obstructions that hundred the passing their Patents reported- Fees payable to them reserved to the Use of the Commonwealth-Judicial Sentences to be by both of them in open Court, 8 Mar.

Wilson, Thomas. Vide Hickson, Thomas.

Wilts County, Petition of well-affected Inhabitants read; Petitioners thanked, 22 June-Commissioners for the Militia added, 5 & 6 Aug.-Commissioner for the Assessment added, 2 Mar.

Winchester, Letter from thence read, 15 Aug.-Commissioners for the Assessment added, 17 Feb.
-, - Marquis of, Trustees to forbear selling any more of his Lands; no Wastes to be committed, 15 Mar.

Windsor, Castle, Report touching appointing a Governor, with Power to make a Deputy, 10 Aug.-Report touching the poor Knights to be read, 25 Aug.-8 Sept. A Committee to look into the Revenue for their Maintenance- Revived, and joined to another Committee; Committees added, 1 Mar.-Relation of the securing the Castle for the Parliament; Vote of Approbation; Forces to be thanked, 28 Dec.-Governor to certify the Causes of the Imprisonment of Persons in his Custody, 21 Feb.-Presents Warrants for their Commitment, 3 Mar.

Wine, Proposals touching the Excise thereupon, and upon Beer, Ale, Cyder, and Tobacco, read, and referred to Council of State, 17 Aug.-A Committee to consider of the Duty on Prizage Wines, and settle the Difference, 7 Mar. Report; Declaration that they ought to pay no Tonage or Customs; Order for allowing all Customs taken from the Lessee upon Account.

Winter, Dr. Samuel, to repair to England, and attend the Pleasure of the Parliament, 13 Aug.

Witherings, William, Petition read, 27 Feb. Vide Postmasters.

Woolmer, and Holt, Forests, Commander appointed, 15 Aug.

Worcester County, Commissioners for the Militia added, 6 Aug.
-, -City, Petition of Inhabitants read; Petitioners to be thanked, 6 July-Commissioners for the Militia added, 6 Aug.
-, -Countess of, Order for paying her 6£. per Week as long as Worcester House is used by the State-Commissioners to leave it as soon as convenient, and the House to be settled on her during the Earl's Life-A Committee to set out Rooms for her Use in the mean Time, and consider whether it be necessary for the Commissioners to continue to use it, 20 Aug.-Order for making Report, 9 Sept.-Bill for settling it upon Trustees for her Use during the Earl's Life, and Moneys due to her from the Earl of Thomond, read -Order for continuing her Pension, and paying the Arrears thereof-For delivering up the Possession of the House to her forthwith; Bill read second Time, and passed, 14 Mar.

Wray, Anne, Petition on her Behalf read; Order for passing her Pardon under the Great Seal, 11 Aug.

Wren, Dr. to be discharged from his Imprisonment, 15 Mar.

Wrestlings. Vide Horse Races.

Writs, of Covenant, and Original Writs, before Mens. Pasch. this Term to be passed under the Great Seal, 16 May.
-, -New, Precedents of Writs, and Returns, read, 16 Feb. -Commissioners of the Great Seal to issue them for the Election of a new Parliament-A Committee to prepare Bill for repealing the Act appointing the Form of a Writ for Members to fit and serve in Parliament-Another Committee to prepare the Form of a Writ, and how the new Parliament shall be summoned-To present Act for settling the Form and Clause therein for dissolving the present Parliament. Vide Parliament.

A. 1651, 1652, & 1653.

YARWAY, William, 1652, Question for inserting his Name in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Lands, Neg.- Order for taking off his Sequestration, 16 Nov.

York County, 1651, Letter from the Commissioners of the Militia read; their Proceedings approved; Order for Letter of Thanks; Speaker to sign it, 29 Aug.-Order appointing High Sheriff, and for a Commission under the Great Seal, 4 Nov.-Commissioners for the Assessment added, 14 Jan. -Their Letter referred to Council of State, 19 Mar.
-, -1652, Order appointing High Sheriff, and for a Commission under the Great Seal, 12 Nov.
-, -City, 1651, Letter from thence, 25 Aug.-Another with List of Prisoners taken there, read, 16 Sept.

Young, John. Vide Raines, John.
-, -Andrew, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 27 Oct.
-, -Sir Andrew, 1652, his Name to be inserted in the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, 2 Nov.

A. 1653.

YATES, John, Previous and main Questions for putting him into the Sequestration of the Mastership of St. John's College, Cambridge, severally Affirmative, 28 Nov.

York County, Order appointing High Sheriff, and for a Commission under the Great Seal, 10 Nov.-Commissioners for the Assessments added.

A. 1654.

YARMOUTH, Great, Election; Report; Bailiff to attend and join in the Return; Clerk of the Commonwealth to attend with the Writ and Return, 21 Sept. Severally attend; Return amended.

York County, Petition of Justices and Grand Jury of the West Riding, read, and referred to a Committee, 14 Dec. Vide Northern Counties.
-, -City, Petition of Mayor and Commonalty, read, and referred to a Committee, 14 Dec. Vide Northern Counties.

A. 1656, & 1657.

YARMOUTH, Great, 1656, Bill for raising Money for Maintenance of the Ministry there, to be read, 4 Nov. Read. Committed. Committees added. Bill reported, and to be ingrossed-Passed, Protector's Consent to be desired, 1 Dec.
-, -1657, Protector's Consent, 9 June.
-, -1656, Bill for enabling the Town to sell Lands of their own Purchase, and to confirm several Customs for better maintaining their Pier, read, and rejected, 8 Nov.

York County.. Vide Wills-1656, Bill to incorporate the Makers and Workers of broad Cloths in the West Riding, read, 13 Dec. Order for second Reading, 26 Dec.-2 Jan.
-, -1657, Read; Question for Commitment, Neg. Bill rejected, 27 Jan.
-, -1656, Petition of well-affected Inhabitants of the North Riding, read; Member to acquaint them that House accepts their good Affections, 23 Dec.
-, -City, 1656, New Writ, 1 Oct.-Bill for erecting a Court of Law, and Court of Equity, at the City of York, & c. read, 3 Nov. Order for second Reading. Bill committed-To be reported, 7 Feb.-3 Mar.-Petition of Mayor, & c. read, and referred to a Committee, with Power to prepare Bill for the Purpose desired therein, 22 Jan.
-, -1657, A Committee to prepare Bill for Maintenance of Ministers in York, Durham, Carlisle, and other Towns adjacent, 18 June.

A. 1658 & 1659.

YARMOUTH, Isle of Wight, Information that a Person chosen for that Place sate in the House, notwithstanding no Return had been made; Sheriff to deliver it to the Clerk of the Commonwealth, and he to receive it; Order for his Attendance to affix the Indenture to the Writ, and make it Part of the Return, 1 Mar. Return amended and read.

York County, a Committee to consider how it may be supplied with an able Ministry, and how the Revenues of the unsupplied Churches have been disposed of, 5 Feb.

A. 1659.

YORK County, Commissioners for the Militia added, 8 & 16 Aug.-Their Letter, with List of Officers, read, and referred to Council of State; Members for the County to confer with them, 13 Aug.-Order appointing High Sheriff, and for a Commission under the Great Seal, 16 Feb.
-, -City, Petition of Mayor, & c. Petitioners to be thanked, 27 July.

A. 1651, 1652 & 1653.

ZANKEY, Colonel Jerome, 1652, his Letter, with Articles of Agreement between him and Colonel O Dwyre, read; Order for Letter of Thanks; Speaker to sign it-Question for settling Lands in Ireland of 200£. per Annum on him and his Heirs; Bill for that Purpose ordered, 8 Apr.-Commissioner there to cause a Survey to be taken upon Oath, set them out, and put him in Possession; Letter for that Purpose ordered, Speaker to sign it, 22 Oct.

Zuriche, 1652, Letter from the Burgomasters, and Council of State, read, and to be translated, 1 Feb.

A. 1659.

ZACHARY, Captain, Petition of his Executor read, and referred to the Committee on the Bill for Adventurers, 5 Oct. Vide Ireland.

Zankey, Colonel Jerome, his Letter read; Order for Letter to express the Parliament's Acceptation of the good Affection and Services of the Forces that came out of Ireland to suppress the late Rebellion in Cheshire, 9 Sept.



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