Die Mercurii, 13 Decembris, 1648.
MR. Allen reports from the Committee of the Army,
touching Hurst Castle, That the Particulars following are desired for Hurst Castle, viz.
Three Falcons, and a Murtherer, Wheels and Carriages.
|Bound Shot for Three Falcons
|Doubled-headed Shot for
||13 Demi Culverins
|3 Whole Culverin
|9 Sacre . . . Balisco
|Cross-barred Shot for
||13 Demi Culverin
|3 Whole Culverin
|9 Sacre and Balisco
|Round Shot for
||3 Whole Culverin
|13 Demi Culverin
|9 Sacre and Balisco
A Ginne Gun Rope and Brass Shivers.
|Cartherage Cases 26 for
A Collar and Flag of Defiance for the Castle.
A Jack and Pendant for the Pinnace.
|Swords and Belts
|Crows of Iron
|Hides, to cover the Powder
Ten Barrels of Powder.
One Ton of Match.
Allowance of Twelve-pence per diem, for Fire and
Candle, for the Garison.
Resolved, &c. That this House doth approve of these
Particulars, to be sent to Hurst Castle; and refer it to the
Committee of the Army to furnish them out of the
Whereas, the Seventeenth of August 1648, this House
did concur with the Lords, That, for opening a Way
towards a Treaty with his Majesty, for a safe and wellgrounded Peace, these Votes following should be, and
were, revoked and taken off; viz.
1. "Resolved, That the Lords and Commons do
declare, That they will make no further Addresses or
Application to the King."
2. "Resolved, by the Lords and Commons, assembled
in Parliament, That no Application or Address be made
to the King, by any Person whatsoever, without the
Leave of both Houses."
3. "Resolved, by the Lords and Commons, assembled
in Parliament, That the Person or Persons that shall
make Breach of this Order, shall incur the Penalty of
4. "Resolved, That the Lords and Commons do
declare, That they will receive no more any Message from
the King; and do injoin, that no Person whatsoever do
presume to receive or bring any Message from the King,
to both or either of the Houses of Parliament, or to any
Resolved, &c. That the Vote for Revocation of the said
Votes was highly dishonourable to the Proceedings of
Parliament, and apparently destructive to the Good of
Ordered, That Mr. Whittacres, Mr. Miles Corbett, Colonel Harvey, Mr. Blakiston, Mr. Challener, Mr. Love,
Mr. Garland, or any Two of them, do see the Orders
made by this House duly entered in the Book: And Mr.
Garland and Mr. Whittacres are to take care hereof.
Resolved, &c. That the Vote of 28 Julii 1648,
"That a Treaty be had in the Isle of Wight with the
King in Person, by a Committee appointed by both
Houses, upon the Propositions presented to him at Hampton Court," was highly dishonourable to the Proceedings
of Parliament, and apparently destructive to the Good of
Resolved, &c. That the several Votes of 10 Novembris 1648, concerning the Banishment of George Lord
Goring, the Earl of Holland, the Lord Capell, Sir Henry
Lingen, Henry Hastings Esquire, now called the Lord
Loughborough, Major General Rowland Lawherne, and
Sir John Owen, are destructive to the Peace and Quiet of
the Kingdom, and derogatory to the Justice of the Kingdom; and are hereby revoked and made Null.
Resolved, &c. That the Vote of 10 Novembris 1648,
"That James Earl of Cambridge be fined the Sum of
One hundred thousand Pounds; and that he be kept close
Prisoner; until he make Payment of the said Fine;" be,
and is hereby, revoked: And he left to Justice.
Colonel Harvey, Sir Henry Mildmay, Colonel Ven,
Mr. Humfrey Edwards, Mr. Lisle, Alderman Pennynton,
Mr. James Challener;
This Committee, or any two of them, are to collect
the Votes and Orders concerning Elections in Cities and
Boroughs; and present them to the House To-morrow
Morning: And are then to present to the House, How
to avoid the Elections of Malignants, and such as brought
in the Scotts, or had any Hand in the last War.
Alderman Pennington and Colonel Ven are to take care
Ordered, That the Committee of the Navy be enjoined
to sit this Afternoon.
Ordered, That Mr. Richard Sallwey be added to the
Committee of the Navy, and put in the Place of Squire
The Lords Concurrence to be desired herein.
Colonel Bosevile is to carry it to the Lords.
Which Colonel Bosevile carried to the Lords.
He brings Answer, That the Lords do agree thereunto.
Vote against treating with the King.
Resolved, &c. That the Vote of 2 Augusti 1648,
"That the Commissioners intended to be sent unto his
Majesty, to treat with him, shall have Power to treat
with his Majesty in the Isle of Wight, upon such Propositions as shall be offered by him," was destructive to the
Peace of the Kingdom; and is hereby repealed, and
made null and void.
Vote against King's Answer.
Resolved, &c. That the Vote of 5 Decembris 1648,
"That the Answers of the King to the Propositions of
both Houses, are a Ground for the House to proceed
upon for the Settlement of the Peace of the Kingdom,"
is highly dishonourable to the Parliament, and destructive
to the Peace of the Kingdom; and tending to the Breach
of the Publick Faith of the Kingdom.
King to be in safe Custody.
Ordered, That the General do keep the King in safe
Custody; and do take care that he goeth not away.
Message from Lords.
A Message from the Lords, by Dr. Bennett and Mr.
The Lords taking notice, That the Time given for
the Earl of Cleveland's going abroad, upon Bail, is
almost out: And he desires, that his going abroad may
be continued for three Months longer, upon the same
Bail: To which the Lords do agree; and desire your
Concurrence:-Order for Thomas Combe Esquire, to be
Sheriff of Warwickshire: To which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Earl of Cleveland.
Resolved, &c. That this House doth agree with the
Lords, That the Earl of Cleveland's Time for going
abroad, upon Bail, be continued for Three Months
longer, upon the Bail formerly given.
Sheriff of Warwick.
The Lords and Commons, assembled in Parliament,
do nominate and appoint Thomas Combe Esquire, to be
Sheriff of the County of Warwick: And that the Commissioners for the Great Seal of England do issue out a
Commission to him to be Sheriff of the said County accordingly.
Answer to Lords.
Answer returned by the same Messengers; That the
House has considered of their Lordships Message; and
do agree, both in That for the Earl of Cleveland, and in
That for the Sheriff of Warwickshire.
Committee to bring in Business.
Mr. Lisle, Lord Gray, Mr. Sallwey, Mr. Marten, Sir
Gilbert Pickering, Sir John Danvers, Mr. Challener, Mr.
Rigby, Mr. Holland, Colonel Walton, Mr. Blakiston,
Mr. Allen, Colonel Ven, Mr. Leman, Mr. Miles Corbett,
Sir Peter Wentworth, Sir Gregory Norton.
This Committee is to prepare and bring in something,
upon the Debate now had in the House; and to present
it to the House To-morrow Morning: And are to
meet this Afternoon, in the Queen's Court: And the
Care of this Business is more particularly referred to
Mr. Lisle and Mr. Holland.