Die Lunæ, 20 Novembris, 1648.
ORDERED, That the Ordinance concerning the
Lady Viscountess Fairefax be read on This-daysevennight, the first Business.
Carlisle, &c. Garisons.
Ordered, That the Sum of Four thousand Pounds be
forthwith advanced for Payment of the Forces in the
Garisons of Carlisle, Cumberland, and Northumberland,
consisting of Two Regiments of Horse, and about Eight
Companies of Foot, being not of the established Army.
Sir Wm Armyn, Mr. Knightley, Mr. Rigby, Mr. Hill,
Mr. White, Mr. Challenour;
This Committee are to consider, How the said Four
thousand Pound may be raised for Payment of the said
Forces in the Garisons of Carlisle, Cumberland, and
Northumberland; and present the same to the House.
Treaty with the King.
A Letter from Newport, of 18 Novembris 1648,
from the Commissioners in the Isle of Wight, and the
Four Papers therein inclosed, were this Day read.
Resolved, &c. That his Majesty's final Answer, contained in a Paper of 17 Novembris 1648, to the Proposition for his declaring against the Proceedings of the
Lord Ormond in Ireland, is not satisfactory.
Ordered, That the Lords Concurrence be desired
Mr. Nathanael Stephens is to carry it to the Lords.
A Letter from the General, from St. Albans, of 18
Novembris 1648, was this Day read, touching a Remonstrance, to be presented to this House, unanimously agreed
upon by the General Council of Officers; which the
General, at the Desire of the Officers, and in Behalf of
them and himself, doth most humbly and earnestly intreat
may have a present Reading, and be timely considered of.
The House being informed, that some Officers of the
Army, from the General, were at the Door, with the
They were called in: And Colonel Ewer informed the
House, "That the Lord General, and General Council
of Officers of the Army, have commanded me, and these
Gentlemen, to present this Remonstrance to this honourable House; and desire you to take it into speedy and
The said Remonstrance was directed "To the Right
honourable the Commons of England assembled in Parliament," intituled, "The humble Remonstrance of his
Excellency the Lord General Fairefax, and his General
Council of Officers, held at St. Albans, Thursday the Sixteenth of November 1648:" And was signed, "By the
Appointment of his Excellency the Lord General, and
his General Council of Officers."
Signed, Jo. Rushworth, Secretary."
"St. Albans, Novembris
Ordered, That the Debate upon the Remonstrance of
the General, and his General Council of Officers, be resumed on Monday next.