House of Commons Journal Volume 6
18 June 1649

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 6: 18 June 1649', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 6: 1648-1651 (1802), pp. 235-236. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=25688 Date accessed: 18 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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Die Lunæ, 18 Junii, 1649.

Prayers.

Abingdon Writ.

ORDERED, That Mr. Speaker do issue out his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown in Chancery, for issuing forth a Writ for Election of a Burgess to serve in this present Parliament for the Town of Abingdon in the County of Berks, in the place of Mr. Ball, deceased.

Maunsell's Arrears.

The humble Petition of Lieutenant John Maunsell was this Day read.

Ordered, That the Committee of Leicestershire do forthwith pay, unto the said Lieutenant John Maunsell, or his Assigns, the Sum of Six hundred and Twenty Pounds, due to him upon his Debentures for his Arrears; and also the Sum of Seventy Pounds, due to him for the Diet of Duke Hamilton, during his Imprisonment; out of the Sequestrations in the said County, or other Money in their Hands: And the Acquittance or Acquittances of the said Lieutenant John Maunsell, or his Assigns, testifying the Receipt thereof, shall be a sufficient Warrant and Discharge to the said Committee, and to such other Person or Persons as shall pay the same.

Samuell's Debt.

Ordered, That the Report touching Mr. Samuell's Business be made on Monday Morning next.

Wilson's Arrears.

Ordered, That the Committee of Warwickshire do forthwith pay, unto Rowland Wilson Gentleman, or his Assigns, One hundred Pounds, in Full of Satisfaction of his Arrears due for his Service as Mustermaster General of all the Forces in the County of Warwick: And the Acquittance or Acquittances of the said Rowland Wilson, or his Assignee, shall be a sufficient Discharge to the said Committee, for Payment thereof accordingly.

The Question being propounded, That Two thousand Nine hundred Pounds be allowed unto Rowland Wilson Gentleman, for Loss of his Office in the late Court of Wards, out of Concealments;

The House was divided.
The Yeas went forth.

Colonel Bossevill, Tellers for the Yeas: 19.
Sir Peter Wentworth, With the Yeas,
Sir John Danvers, Tellers for the Noes: 29.
Mr. Marten, With the Noes,

So the Question passed with the Negative.

Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee appointed touching the Court of Wards Officers, to take into Consideration the Business of Mr. Rowland Wilson, for Satisfaction, in respect of the Loss of his Office there: And that the said Committee do, on This-day-sevennight, make their Report, as well touching the said Mr. Wilson, as also touching all other Officers of the said late Court, formerly referred to them, which have not received Satisfaction; and how they may receive Satisfaction.

Thomson's, &c. Petition.

Ordered, That the Petition of James Thompson, Mary Steedman Widow, and others, Inhabitants of Golenfield in the County of Leicester, be read To-morrow Morning.

Westminster College.

Ordered, That the Report touching the School of Westminster be made To-morrow Morning, the first Business; nothing to intervene.

Relief under Articles.

An Act for the Relief of all such Persons as have been, are, or shall be, sued, molested, or any ways damnified, contrary to Articles or Conditions granted in Time of War, was this Day read the Third time.

The Question being propounded, That the Words "or Sea, or otherwise," be put out of the Act touching Articles;

The House was divided.
The Yeas went forth.

Mr. Reynolds, Tellers for the Yeas: 19.
Colonel Fleetwood, With the Yeas,
Sir Peter Wentworth, Tellers for the Noes: 29.
Sir Wm. Strickland, With the Noes,

Resolved, &c. That the Words "or Sea, or otherwise," be put out of the Act touching the Articles.

A Proviso was tendered to the said Act, That the said Act do not extend to restore Delinquents to any Office of Power or Trust, nor Practiser at Law to Practise, nor Ministers sequestred for Scandal or Delinquency, to the Perception of such Profits as were sequestred from them, . . . . was this Day read the First time.

And the Question being propounded, For reading the said Proviso the Second time;

It passed with the Affirmative.

The said Proviso was read again the Second time.

Resolved, That the Word "Government" be inserted into the First Clause of the said Proviso.

A Proviso touching the Town of King's Lynne, was tendered to the said Act; and was read the First time.

And the Question being put, That the said Proviso be read the Second time;

It passed with the Affirmative.

The said Proviso was read the Second time; and, upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be Part of the Act.

A Proviso was tendered to the said Act, touching confirming Articles made by the General, or other Commander in Chief: Which was this Day read the First time.

And the Question being put, For reading the said Proviso the Second time;

It passed with the Negative.

And the Question being put, That the said Proviso be rejected;

It passed with the Affirmative.

And the said Act, so amended, being put to the Question, passed; and ordered to be published and printed.

Relief of Fleetwood, &c.

Sir Peter Wentworth reports from the Committee who were appointed to bring in an Act for the Relief of all Persons who have received Prejudice by the Breach of Articles, the Opinion of the said Committee, upon the General's Letter, upon the particular Cases of Sir Wm. Fleetwood, Sir Edward Sydenham, Mr. John Carey, Mr. Adrian May, and Mr. William Studdolph, That they be discharged of their several Sequestrations, without any Composition.

Privilege- Obnoxious Publication.

The House being informed of a Petition of George Warner, of Wolston in the County of Warwick, directed, "To the Commons of England, assembled in Parliament;" which is printed, and dispersed abroad; reflecting upon the Justice and Proceedings of Parliament, and tending to scandalize a Member of this House;

Ordered, That Wednesday next be appointed to take the said Petition into Consideration.

Sir W. Fleetwood, &c.

Resolved, &c. That Sir William Fleetwood, Sir Edward Sydenham, Mr. John Carey, Mr. Adrian May, and Mr. Wm. Studdolph, be admitted to compound upon the Articles of Oxford, and be comprised within the said Articles of Oxford, to all Intents and Purposes: And shall have and enjoy all Privileges and Immunities, as any Persons have had, or ought to have, whatsoever, by the said Articles.