Die Sabbati, 19 Decembris, 1646.
MR. Erle reports from the Committee of the West,
to whom it was referred, the State of Sir Peter
Killegrewe's Interest, and Right of Inheritance to the
Land whereon Pendennis Castle doth stand, being Fiftysix Cornish Acres.
And the Question being propounded, Than the Sum
to be paid to Sir Peter Killegrew should be in Satisfaction
of his Losses, as well as of his Services;
It passed with the Affirmative: And
It is Resolved, &c. That, in Consideration of a Lease,
to be made by Sir Peter Killegrew, for the Term of One-and-forty Years, to such Persons as the Committee of
Lords and Commons of the Revenue shall think fit, of
the Ground whereon the Castle of Pendennis, in the
County of Cornewall, now standeth; and of the Lands
mentioned in a former Lease made thereof: upon which
new Lease the old Rent in the said former Lease is to be
reserved; and in Consideration of, and Satisfaction for,
the good Service done to the State by the said Sir Peter
Killegrew, and of his Losses; that the Sum of Two thousand Pounds be paid to him, or his Assigns, by the Committee at Goldsmiths Hall, out of the Fine of Sir John
Lucas: And that the Acquittance of the said Sir Peter
Killegrew, or of his Assigns, shall be a good Discharge
to the said Committee at Goldsmiths Hall, and the Treasurers there, for the Payment of the said Two thousand
Pounds accordingly. And
It is further Ordered, That it be referred to the said
Committee of the Revenue, to take care, that the said
Lease be made by the said Sir Peter Killegrew accordingly.
Ordered, That, on Wednesday next, the first Business,
the Ordinance, concerning the Regulating of the University of Oxford, be read: And that nothing else do then
Durham, &c. Petitions.
Ordered, That the Petitions from the County of Durham, and from Yorkeshire, be read, and taken into Consideration, on Tuesday Morning next, the first Business:
And that no other Business do then intervene.
Message to Lords.
Mr. Pierrepont carried to the Lords, for their Concurrence, the Vote for Major General Skippon to be Governor
of Newcastle, Gateside, and Tynmouth Castle: The Names
of Hortages to be given to our Brethren of Scotland:
The Vote for Fifty thousand Pounds of the latter Two
hundred thousand Pounds assigned to our Brethren of
Scotland, to be paid out of Goldsmiths Hall: The First,
Thirteenth, and Fifteenth Articles of Agreement, concerning the Payment of the Four hundred thousand Pounds to
our Brethren of Scotland, as they are now altered: The
Answers to those Clauses of the Scotts Paper reported 12
Decembris, concerning the Assistance desired by our Brethren of Scotland, and concerning their Army's paying
for what they have from the Country: The Forms of
Three several Acquittances, to be given by the Commissioners and Treasurers at Wars of Scotland, upon the
Receipt of the First Two hundred thousand Pounds.
Message from Lords.
A Message from the Lords, by Dr. Aylett and Dr.
The Lords have commanded us to bring to this House
this Order, made by the Lords upon the great Merits
and Deserts of the Lord Grey of Warke: In which they
desire the Concurrence of this House.
They desire, that an Allowance be made for the Funeral
of the Earl of Worcester, according to his Degree; and to
pay other Charges touching him, out of his own Estate.
They do recommend the Petition of Samuel Poyer, in
the Behalf of the Lord Docwra, deceased; that something
might be bestowed, for defraying the Expences of his
They do especially recommend Wm. Brading, that hath
done faithful Service as a Messenger to the Committee of
both Kingdoms; that you will concur, that he may have
bestowed upon him the Place of a Warder in the Tower,
in the place of one Whalley, lately dead.
Lord Grey's Claims.
Ordered, &c. That the Business concerning the Lord
Grey of Warke be taken into Consideration on Saturday
Morning next, peremptorily, the first Business: And that
nothing else do intervene.
Earl of Worcester.
The Question was propounded, Whether Five hundred Pounds shall be allowed out of the Estate of the Earl
of Worcester, for his Funeral; and for defraying other
Charges and Expences concerning him;
And the Question being put, Whether this Question
shall be now put; and
It passed with the Affirmative.
The Question being put, Whether Five hundred Pounds
shall be allowed out of the Estate of the Earl of Worcester, for his Funeral; and for defraying other Charges
and Expences concerning him;
The House was divided.
The Yeas went forth.
||Tellers for the Yea:
|Sir Wm. Waller,
||With the Yea,
Sir Walter Erle,
||Tellers for the Noe:
|Sir Arth. Haselrigg,
||With the Noe,
So the Question passed with the Affirmative.
Resolved, &c. That Five hundred Pounds be allowed
out of the Estate of the Earl of Worcester, for his Funeral;
and for defraying other Charges and Expences concerning him.
Resolved, &c. That the Five hundred Pounds, assigned
as aforesaid, be raised out of the Plate and other Goods
of the Earl of Worcester, brought up by Mr. Thomas
Herbert, one of the Commissioners of the Army, and
now in his Custody: And that the Disposing of this Five
hundred Pounds be referred to his Care, to the Purposes
aforesaid, to be accountable for it to this House: And it
is especially referred to the said Mr. Thomas Herbert, to
take care that the said Earl of Worcester may be buried
according to the Directory, and not otherwise.
Resolved, &c. That Five hundred Pounds be raised
out of the Plate, and other Goods, of the Earl of Worcester's, in the Custody of Mr. Thomas Herbert, one of
the Commissioners of the Army; for the Funeral of the
Lord Docwra; and for making Provision for some of
his Friends, in such manner as the Committee for the
Affairs of Ireland shall direct and appoint: And the said
Mr. Thomas Herbert is hereby required and appointed to
pay the said Five hundred Pounds to the Committee for
the Affairs of Ireland, to be bestowed as aforesaid.
Answer from Lords.
Mr. Pierrepont brings Answer, That the Lords do agree
to all the Particulars carried up by him, except the Names
of the Hostages, and the Vote for Major General Skippon to be Governor of Newcastle, Gateside, and Tynmouth
Castle; to which they will send Answer by Messengers
of their own.
Treaty with Scotland.
Ordered, &c. That the Members of both Houses, that
are of the Committee of both Kingdoms, do communicate unto the Commissioners of Scotland the Substance of
the Answer of both Houses to their Paper of 12 Decembris 1646: The First, Thirteenth, and Fifteenth Articles of Agreement concerning the Payment of the Four
hundred thousand Pounds to our Brethren of Scotland, as
they are now altered: And the Forms of Three several
Acquittances, concerning the Payment of the First Two
hundred thousand Pounds, approved of by both Houses.
Papers taken at Ragland Castle.
Ordered, &c. That Mr. Thomas Herbert be enjoined to
deliver all the Letters and Papers found at Ragland Castle,
and remaining in his Hands, to the Committee of the
Army: Who have hereby further Power to send for all
such other Letters and Papers found at Ragland Castle,
which they shall have Information of to be in the Hands
of any other Committee, or Persons: And are to report
the Whole to the House.
Answer returned by the same Messengers;
Answer to Lords.
The House hath taken your several Messages into Consideration; and will send Answers thereunto by Messengers
of their own.
The House being informed, that divers Aldermen
and Citizens of the City of London were at the Door;
They were called in: And Mr. Alderman Bunce presented to the House a Petition, intituled, "The humble
Petition of the Lord Mayor, Aldermen, and Commons,
of the City of London, in Common Council assembled;
together with an humble Representation of the pressing
Grievances, and important Desires of the well-affected
Freemen, and Covenant-engaged Citizens, of the City of
London, thereunto annexed.
The which (the Citizens being withdrawn) were both
of them read.
The Question being propounded, That this Petition,
and the Representation annexed, be taken into Consideration on Tuesday Morning next, notwithstanding any former Order;
The Question was put, Whether this Question should
be now put, or not: And
It passed with the Affirmative.
And then the Question being put;
It is Resolved, &c. That this Petition, and the Representation annexed, be taken into Consideration on Tuesday
Morning next, notwithstanding any former Order.
Ordered, &c. That Mr. Speaker do give the Petitioners
Thanks for their constant good Affections.
The Petitioners were again called in: And Mr. Speaker,
accordingly, by Command and Order of the House, did
give them Thanks for their constant good Affections; and
did further acquaint them, That they had read their
Petition, and the Representation annexed: And that they
have appointed a very short Day to take them into Consideration.
Ordered, &c. That the Petition of Mr. Gethins, and
others; and the Certificate from the Committee of Accompts, concerning their Accompts; and the Petitions
from the County of Durham and Yorkshire; be taken into
Consideration on Monday Morning next, the first Business.