Die Jovis, 5 Octobris, 1648.
RESOLVED, &c. That there be a Winter Guard
sitted to Sea.
Resolved, &c. That this Winter Guard shall consise of
Two thousand Seven hundred and Eighty-five Men.
Resolved, &c. That the Committee of the Navy do
make Provision of Victuals, and all other Provisions
necessary to sit the Winter Guard to Sea.
Goldsmiths Hall Committee.
Ordered, That the Committee at Goldsmiths Hall do
meet this Afternoon, and so constantly upon the Days
appointed: And the Members of this House that are
of that Committee, are injoined to attend duly that
Resolved, &c. That the Sum of Fifty thousand Pounds
be charged upon the Receipts at Goldsmiths Hall, in
Course, and applied to the Navy, and employed for the
carrying on the Affairs of the Navy: And that an Ordinance be prepared and brought in to this Purpose: And
that it be referred to the Committee of the Navy, to prepare and bring in this Ordinance.
Resolved, &c. That it be referred to the Committee at
Goldsmiths Hall, to report the State of the Monies there,
the Grounds of the Obstructions in the bringing in of the
Delinquents Second Payment of their Fines: And that
they do prepare and bring in an Ordinance for removing
the said Obstructions, and for the speedy and due bringing in the Second Payments; and for bringing in Delinquents, capable of Composition, to compound.
Mr. Edward Ashe carried to the Lords, for their Concurrence, the Ordinances for pardoning the Delinquencies
of Edward Kynaston, Thomas Foster, Henry Butler,
Nicolas Shepheard, Robert Reeve, John Forde, Laurence,
Carlile, Nicolas Spicer, Gilbert Yard, George Leach, Toby
Hodson, Sir Guy Palmes, David Walter, Wm. Godolphin,
John Hoskins, Wm. Booth, Tobias Lawe, Daniel Theloall,
Edward Yarde, Sir Walter Wrottesley, Sir Gervas Scrcope,
and Adrian, his Son, Geoffry Palmer, William and Robert
Dallison, Roger Mostyn, William Sleaford, Edward Standishe, John Smith, Richard Spencer, Gilbert and John
Atkinson, Sir Thomas Bishopp, Edmund Hull, Timothy
Turner, Henry Wilson, George Walker, Earl of Southampton, Robert Leedes, Edward Dymocke, Leonard Pynckney,
Robert Holt, Thomas Gerard, John Smith, Henry Gudgeon,
Sir Christopher Hatton, Robert Anderson, John Lynn,
William Pretty, John Kelsall, Thomas Atkinson, Richard
Hawke, Richard Draper, Sir Henry Herbert, Sir Thomas
Wolrich, Peter Ball, John Viscount Scudamore, Sir Henry
Spiller, George Raleigh, Ambrose Mannaton.
Resolved, &c. That the Sequestrations, Fines, and Compositions, of the new Delinquents of North Wales, that
are liable to Sequestration upon their Engagements in the
late Insurrections in North Wales and Anglesey, after the
Engagements already charged thereupon first satisfied, be
applied to the Navy, and employed for carrying on the
Affairs of the Navy: And that it be referred to the Committee of the Navy, to prepare and bring in an Ordinance for laying on these Sequestrations, and raising
these Fines and Compositions, and bringing those Persons
to Composition, and for applying their Fines to the Service of the Navy, accordingly.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee of the
Navy, to send for and treat with the Company of Merchant Adventurers, for the Loan of the Sum of Twenty
thousand Pounds, for the carrying on the present Affairs
of the Navy.
Answer from Lords.
Mr. Edward Ashe brings Answer, That the Lords
will take the Ordinances into speedy Consideration; and
send Answer by Messengers of their own.
Ordered, That the Ordinances and Reports, and other
Considerations, concerning the Soldiery of the Kingdom,
be read, and taken into Debate, on Saturday Morning
next, the first Business; and nothing to intervene; and,
in the first Place, the Ordinance concerning the Guards.
A Letter from the Lord Goreing, from Windsore Castle, of 3 Octobris 1648, was this Day read.
Resolved, &c. That the Business concerning the Lord
Goreing be proceeded in To-morrow Morning, the first
Business, after Mr. Speaker takes the Chair.
Weymouth, &c. Garisons.
A Letter from Colonel James Heane, the Governor of
Weymouth, from Weymouth, of 30 Septembris 1648, directed, "To the Committee at Derby House," was this
Day read; and likewise some Propositions and Desires,
reported from that Committee for the Garisons of Weymouth, and Melcombe Regis, and the Isle of Portland.
Ordered, That the Lord General be desired to take
some speedy and effectual Course, for the Safety and Security of the Garisons of Weymouth, and of Portland Isle
and Castle, by sending Forces of the Army thither for
the Preservation of those Places.