House of Commons Journal Volume 6
9 July 1649

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 6: 9 July 1649', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 6: 1648-1651 (1802), pp. 255-258. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=25706 Date accessed: 26 July 2014.


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Die Lunæ, 9 Julii, 1649.

Cowell's, &c. Accompts.

ORDERED, That it be referred to the Committee of the Army, to state the Accompts of Colonel Cowell, Captain Spooner, and Colonel Shambrooke; and to allow them, and to pay to each of them, Two Thirds of the Sum appearing due to each of them, upon their respective Accompts: And that they have Liberty to come in for the other Third, respectively due to each of them, by way of Doubling upon Dean and Chapters Lands: And that they have Allowance of Eight Pounds per Centum per Annum, for the ready Money they shall pay in upon the Doubling: And that the Trustees, Contractors, and Register Accomptant, be required to admit them accordingly.

Window Cloth.

Ordered, That the Serjeant at Arms do cause a Cloth to be set up, without the Window of the House: And that the Committee of the Revenue do repay unto him the Money which he shall disburse therein.

Allowances to Moore, &c.

Resolved, &c. That out of the Rents and Monies coming in upon the Ordinances of the Thirteenth of January 1647, and of the Fifth of June 1648, for raising Fifty thousand Pounds for Ireland, Three Pounds per Week be allowed and paid unto Mrs. Dorothy Moore: And that the same shall continue for Six Months.

Resolved, &c. That out of the Rents and Monies coming in upon the Ordinances of the Thirteenth of January 1647, and of the Fifth of June 1648, for raising Fifty thousand Pounds for Ireland, Three Pounds per Week be allowed and paid unto the Lady Sarah Blundell: And that the same shall continue for Six Months.

Ordered, That, out of the Rents and Monies coming in upon the Ordinances of the Thirteenth of January 1647, and of the Fifth of June 1648, for raising Fifty thousand Pounds for Ireland, the Sum of Three Pounds a Week be allowed and paid unto the Lady An Crosby: And that the same continue for Six Months.

Resolved, &c. That, out of the Rents and Monies coming in upon the Ordinances of the Thirteenth of January 1647, and of the Fifth of June 1648, for raising Fifty thousand Pounds for Ireland, the Sum of Three Pounds a Week be allowed and paid unto the Lady Craige: And that the same continue for Six Months.

Resolved, &c. That, out of the Rents and Monies coming in upon the Ordinances of the Thirteenth of January 1647, and of the Fifth of June 1648, for raising Fifty thousand Pounds for Ireland, the Sum of Three Pounds a Week be allowed and paid unto the Lady Sara Mordant: And that the same continue for Six Months.

Resolved, &c. That, out of the Rents and Monies coming in upon the Ordinances of the Thirteenth of January 1647, and of the Fifth of June 1648, for raising Fifty thousand Pounds for Ireland, the Sum of Forty Shillings per Week be allowed and paid unto the Lady Jane Spottswood: And that the same continue for Six Months.

Ordered, That, out of the Rents and Monies coming in upon the Ordinances of the Thirteenth of January 1647, and of the Fifth of June 1648, for the raising of Fifty thousand Pounds for Ireland, Two hundred Pounds apiece be forthwith paid unto Sir Edward Povey and Sir Arthur Loftus, or their respective Assigns.

Greenowes' Claims.

The humble Petition of Francis Greenowes, Citizen and Merchant of London, Prisoner in the King's Bench, was this Day read.

Ordered, That the said Petition be committed to the Committee at Haberdashers Hall; to examine the Business, and state the same; and report the same to this House: and to pay the Money due to the Petitioner upon the Publick Faith, unto the said Petitioner, or his Assigns, in the mean time.

Wade's Claims.

The humble Petition of William Wade Merchant, was this Day read.

Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee for Irish Affairs, at the Council of State, to examine the true State of the Debt of Fourteen hundred Ninety Pounds; viz. Six hundred Fifty Pounds due by Ordinance of Parliament of 10 April 1643; and the other upon Two Bills of Exchange, the one of the Twentieth of May 1643, for Six hundred Forty Pounds, the other of the Twenty-ninth of April 1643, of Two hundred Pounds; and to give Order for present Payment of what shall appear to be due to the Petitioner, or his Assigns, out of the Assessment of Fifty thousand Pounds for Ireland.

Beke's Claims.

Mr. Scott reports from the Committee for the Associated Counties of Oxon, Buck', and Berks, the Losses and Expences of Hen. Beke Esquire, in his Sheriffalty in the County of Buck', to amount to Two thousand Pounds.

The humble Petition of Henry Becke Esquire, late High Sheriff of the County of Buck', was this Day read.

Ordered, That the Petitioner be admitted to come in for the said Two thousand Pounds, as a Purchaser of Deans and Chapters Lands, upon Doubling: And that he have the like Benefit as any other Person hath, or may have, upon Doubling, by the Act for abolishing Deans and Chapters: And that the Trustees, Contractors, and Register Accomptant, do admit him accordingly.

Thornehaugh's Claims.

Ordered, That Mr. Millington do report the Business concerning Colonel Thornhaugh on Thursday Morning, the first Business; nothing to intervene: And that Mr. Speaker do put the House in mind thereof.

The humble Petition of Elizabeth Thornehaugh, of Nottingham, Widow, late Wife of Colonel Thornehaugh, was this Day read.

Ordered, That it be referred to Colonel Hutchinson, Mr. Millington, and Mr. Peirpoint, to examine the Business touching the Ten hundred Thirty Pounds formerly ordered to Colonel Thornehaugh, out of the Estate of Thomas Markham, Papist, in Arms against the Parliament; and by what means the Receipt thereof is interrupted; and state the whole Business to the House: And, if they find that it cannot be had out of that Estate, that then they do consider of, and present to the House, some other way how the same may be satisfied: And that they bring in their Report on Thursday Morning, with the other Report touching Colonel Thornhaugh.

Hastvile's Claims.

The humble Petition of Sir David Hastvile Knight, and Dame Elizabeth his Wife, was this Day read.

Ordered, That the Four hundred Fifty Pounds, Residue of the Five hundred Pounds, which, by an Order of the Seventeenth of August 1648, was ordered to be paid unto the said David Hastevile, be forthwith paid unto him out of Haberdashers Hall: And Mr. Dove and Mr. Edwards do take care the same be paid accordingly.

Sir G. Aiscough.

The humble Petition of Sir George Aiscough was this Day read.

Ordered, That this Petition be especially recommended to the Committee of the Navy; to take the same into Consideration; and report their Opinions to the House what is fit to be done therein; and how Satisfaction may be made to him.

Grant to Herne.

Ordered, That, out of the Rents and Monies coming in upon the Ordinances of 13 Januarii 1647, and of the Fifth of June 1648, for raising of the Fifty thousand Pounds for Ireland, the Sum of Forty Shillings a Week be allowed and paid unto Mrs. Herne Widow: And that the same continue for Six Months.

Grant to Jones, &c.

Ordered, That the Committee who are to bring in an Act for settling Lands on the Lord General, and Lord President, do bring in the Act for Lieutenant General Jones, and Sir Charles Coote, according to the former Votes; do report the same to the House on Thursday next: And that Colonel Jones be added to that Committee; and take care of it.

H. Cromwell's Fine.

The humble Petition of Henry Cromwell Esquire was this Day read.

Resolved, &c. That, at the Request of the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, and out of the Favour of this House, the Fine due and imposed for the Delinquency of the said Mr. Henry Cromwell be and is hereby remitted and discharged: And the Sequestration of his Lands be discharged, and taken off; and the Rents arrear in the Tenants Hands be paid to him accordingly.

Knight's Petition.

The humble Petition of Isaac Knight was this Day read.

Ordered, That, for Satisfaction of the Petitioner, the Sum of One thousand Pounds, awarded unto him for his Damages sustained by the illegal Proceedings of the High Commission Court, the Petitioner be admitted to come in upon Dean and Chapters Lands, by way of Doubling all or any Part thereof: And that he, or his Assigns, be allowed Interest for such Monies as shall be paid in upon Doubling, at Eight per Centum: And that the Trustees, Contractors, and Register Accomptant, be required to permit him accordingly.

Ordered, That Walter Wells be admitted to come in, for One hundred Fifty Pounds due unto him for his Salary for preaching in Ely, upon Dean and Chapters Lands, by way of Doubling: And that the Trustees, Contractors, and Register Accomptant, do admit him accordingly.

Preaching non-conformable to the State.

The humble Petition of several Inhabitants of the Parish of Stephen's, Coleman-street, London, was this Day read.

Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee of plundered Ministers, to consider of the Petition; and to exaamine the Truth of the Matters therein: And that they have Power to hear and determine the Matter.

The Question being propounded, That it be referred to the Committee to withdraw; and, upon the Debates had in the House, to prepare a Vote, and present it to the House;

The Question being put, That that Question be now put;

It passed in the Affirmative.

And the main Question being put;

It was Resolved, &c. That some Members do withdraw; and, upon the Debate of the House, prepare a Vote, and present it to the House: viz. Major General Ireton, Lord Commissioner Lisle, Mr. Scott, Mr. Salwey.

Hardwick's &c. Petition.

The humble Petition of Colonel John Hardwick, Colonel John Hayes, Edmund Whitewell, Laurence Whitewell, Symon Weeden, and Richard Cox, was this Day read.

Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee of Indemnity, to consider of this Petition; and to examine the Business touching the Actions brought against the Petitioners; and to consider of Reparation to be given to the Petitioners for their Damages in the Petition mentioned; and present their Opinions to the House: And that they have Power to make Stay of the Proceedings at Law, in the mean time, if they shall see Cause.

Barber's Petition.

The humble Petition of Grace Barber, late Widow of Wm. Barber, of London, Soapboiler, was this Day read.

Ordered, That the same Petition be referred to the Committee of Indemnity; to consider thereof; and report their Opinions to the House.

Earl of Worcester's Daughters.

The humble Petition of the Ladies Anne and Elizabeth, Daughters of Edward Earl of Worcester, was this Day read.

Whereas, according to an Order of the Committee of Lords and Commons for Sequestrations, of the Seventeenth of March 1646, the Committees of Monmouth, Brecknocke, Glamorgan, Gloucester, and Berks, have set out, and assigned, unto the Petitioners, a Fifth Part of their Father's Estate in those Counties, towards their respective Maintenance: It is Ordered, by the Commons, assembled in Parliament, That the Petitioners shall have and receive the Profits of the said Fifth Part so allotted unto them, from the time of their Demand, according to the said Order of Lords and Commons, until this House take other Order: and the several Committees of the said Counties are hereby authorized and required forthwith to pay the same, or permit the Petitioners to receive the same accordingly.

Thompson's Petition.

The humble Petition of Maurice Thomson Merchant, was this Day read.

Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee of the Navy, to take Consideration of the Petition, and the Accompt of the Petitioner thereunto annexed; and to state the said Petitioner's Accompt; and consider of some way for his Satisfaction; and report their Opinions to the House with all Speed.

Gillingham's Petition.

The humble Petition of the Freeholders, Copyholders of Inheritance, and other Tenants, and about Five hundred poor Inhabitants of the Manor of Gillingham in the County of Dorsett, was this Day read.

Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee of Complaints, to consider of the said Petition, and the Grievances of the Petitioners; and to hear the Parties concerned; and examine the Truth of the Case; and state the same; and report it, with their Opinion, to the House.

Bartlett's Claims.

Ordered, That the Committee of Revenue be required and authorized forthwith to pay unto John Bartlett, Citizen and Stationer of London, Twenty-five Pounds, for Twenty thousand Remonstrances, of the Second of May 1642, printed for the Service of the State: And that the Acquittance of the said John Bartlett shall be a sufficient Discharge for the same to the said Committee.

Sir H. Owen.

Sir Wm. Masham reports from the Council of State, the Petition of Sir Hugh Owen.

Ordered, That the Petition be read on Saturday Morning, the first Business.

Linley's Claims.

The humble Petition of Thomas Linley Esquire, of Skegby in the County of Nottingham, was this Day read.

Resolved, &c. That the Petitioner have Liberty to take his Advantage at Law, on the Extent against the Lands of Mr. Cox, in the Petition named, or upon any other real Security which was chargeable upon the Land before the Sequestration, for Recovery of what is due to him from the said Cox, upon any Extent, or real Security, as aforesaid.

Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee of the County of Nottingham, to examine what Monies Thomas Linley Esquire, of Skegby in the said County of Nottingham, did disburse for Horse or Arms for the Service of the Parliament; and to satisfy and pay unto him, out of the Sequestrations of that County, and, in particular, out of the Estate of the said Cox (if it be sufficient), what shall appear to be due unto him for the same: And that the Acquittance or Acquittances of the said Thomas Linley shall be a sufficient Discharge to the said Committee, or such other Person or Persons who shall satisfy and pay the same, or any Part thereof.

Grant to Cony.

The humble Petition of Richard Cony, late Mercer, in Grantham in the County of Lincoln, was this Day read.

The House, taking into Consideration the great Losses of the Petitioner, and his Sufferings for his Faithfulness and good Services to the Parliament, whereby he is reduced to a Condition of great Want and Misery; for his Relief and Subsistence, do Order, That the Treasurers for Sequestrations, in the County of Lincoln, be authorized and required to pay unto the Petitioner Four hundred Pounds of the next Money shall come to their Hands out of the Sequestrations of that County: And the Acquittance and Acquittances of the said Richard Cony shall be a sufficient Discharge to the said Treasurers for Payment thereof accordingly.

Sir E. Ford.

The humble Petition of Sir Edward Ford, was this Day read.

Resolved, &c. That this Petitioner be admitted to the Benefit of the Articles of Oxford, notwithstanding the Lapse of Time.

Resolved, &c. That the Remainder of the Fine for the Delinquency of the Petitioner, yet unpaid, be, out of the Grace and Favour of this House, remitted to the Petitioner; and his Sequestration taken off: And the Committee of Goldsmiths Hall are to take Order, That the same be done accordingly.

Articles.

Ordered, That the additional Act touching Articles, presented this Day to the House, be read on Thursday next.

Army Committee.

Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee of the Army, to consider how Nine hundred Pounds, due to M * * * *.

Preaching non-conformable to the State.

Mr. Scott reports from the Committee appointed to withdraw, the Resolutions of the said Committee.

Resolved, &c. That, in the Third Clause, after the Words "due Notice thereof," these Words; viz. "without reasonable Cause to the contrary shewed;" be inserted.

The Question being put, That these Words; viz. "or shall not keep and observe Days of Publick Humiliation or Thanksgiving, appointed, or to be appointed, by Authority of Parliament; or shall . . . publish the Acts, Orders or Declarations of Parliament, being injoined and directed thereunto by Authority of the same, having due Notice thereof, without reasonable Cause to the contrary shewed;" . . . . .

The Question was put, Whether that Question should be now put;

The House was divided.

The Noes went forth.

Lord Lieut. of Ireland, Tellers for the Noes: 16.
Major General Ireton, With the Noes,
Sir Wm. Allenson, Tellers for the Yeas: 28.
Captain Skinner, With the Yeas,

And the main Question being put;

Resolved, &c. That these Words; viz. " or shall not keep and observe Days of Publick Humiliation or Thanksgiving, appointed, or to be appointed, by Authority of Parliament; or shall not publish the Acts, Orders, or Declarations of Parliament, being injoined and directed thereunto by Authority of the same, having due Notice thereof, without reasonable Cause to the contrary shewed;" do stand in the said Vote.

1. Resolved, &c. That if any Minister shall, directly or indirectly, preach, or publicly pray, against the Power, Authority, or Proceedings of this present Parliament, or against the present Government, established by Authority thereof;

2. Or directly or indirectly, in Preaching or Praying, make mention of Charles Stuart, or James Stuart, Sons to the late King, who, by Judgment of Parliament, are declared Enemies, and stand excepted from Pardon; otherwise than as the Enemies to this Commonwealth; or shall, under the Name of the Royal Issue, or otherwise, promove any Title or Interest taken away, or declared against, by Authority of this Parliament, to the Prejudice of this present Government;

3. Or shall not keep and observe Days of Publick Humiliation or Thanksgiving, appointed, or to be appointed, by Authority of Parliament; or shall not publish the Acts, Orders, or Declarations of Parliament, being injoined and directed thereunto by Authority of the same, having due Notice thereof, without reasonable Cause to the contrary shewed; . . . shall be deemed, taken, and adjudged Delinquents, and within the respective Orders, Ordinances, and Acts touching Sequestration, as to their Ecclesiastical Benefices and Stipends: And that, in all such Cases, the Committee of Parliament for plundered Ministers, and all other Committees and Commissioners for Sequestration, in the respective Counties and Places throughout this Commonwealth, shall have Power, and are hereby authorized and injoined, to take Cognizance thereof; and effectually to proceed thereupon accordingly.

Ordered, That the said Instructions be forthwith printed and published.

Col. Hamond, &c.

The Lord Commissioner Lisle reports from the Committee appointed to pen the same, an Order touching Colonel Hamond and Captain Peechell.

Which was this Day read; and, upon the Question, assented unto.

Whereas, the Third of April 1648, it was ordered, That Five hundred Pounds per Annum should be settled on Colonel Hamond, Governor of the Isle of Wight, and his Heirs for ever, out of Papists Estates in Arms, or Delinquents excepted from Pardon: And whereas the Second of September last, it was further ordered, That the said Colonel should have Five hundred Pounds per Annum paid him, out of the Sequestrations of such Delinquents Estates as shall be nominated by him, or his Agent, until Five hundred Pounds per Annum be settled upon him, according to former Order: And whereas the said Colonel Hamond, out of a real Sense of Captain Richard Pechell's good Affection and Losses for the Service of the Parliament, hath voluntatily offered, that One hundred Pounds per Annum, of the said Five hundred Pounds, should be settled on the said Captain Pechell: And whereas no Part of the said Five hundred Pounds per Annum hath been yet received by the said Colonel: Be it therefore Ordered, by this present Parliament, That, from the Second of September last, the Committee of the Revenue shall pay, unto the said Colonel Hamond, Four hundred Pounds per Annum, each Michaelmas and Lady Day, by even and equal Portions, until Four hundred Pounds be settled on the said Colonel Hamond, and his Heirs, out of Popish Delinquents Estates, as aforesaid; and also unto Captain Richard Pechell the Sum of One Hundred Pounds per Annum in like manner, until One hundred Pounds per Annum be settled by Authority of Parliament, unto the said Richard Pechell, and his Heirs.

Col. Hill.

The humble Petition of Colonel Arthur Hill, was this Day read.

Ordered, That it be referred to the Council of State, to consider of the Business; and present their Opinion to the House: And that they do, in the mean time, make Allowance unto him, towards his present Subsistence, if they think fit, not exceeding the Sum of Five hundred Pounds, upon Account.

St. Crosses Hospital.

Ordered, That it be referred to Mr. Attorney General, to consider how Mr. Cook, upon whom the House hath conferred the Mastership of St. Crosses, may be enabled to execute the said Office, and seal and sign Leases, as Master of the said Office, in the Absence of the said Mr. Coke, in the Service of Ireland.

Report deferred.

Ordered, That Mr. Holland do make his Report Tomorrow Morning, touching * * * *.