Die Sabbati, 14 Julii, 1649.
THE humble Petition of the Worsted Weavers of
the City of Norwich, and the County of Norfolk,
was this Day read.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee for the
Bill touching Hats and Hatbands, to consider of this
Petition; and report their Opinions to the House: And
Alderman Penington, Mr. Miles Corbett, Mr. Toll, Sir
Henry Vane senior, Major General Skippon, Mr. Boone,
Mr. Gould, Alderman Wilson, are added to that Committee: And all that will come to have Voices.
And the particular Care hereof is referred to Alderman
Atkin and Mr. Garland. And the Committee are to fit
at Two of the Clock this Afternoon: With Power to
send for Persons, Papers, Witnesses, Records, or any
thing else that may conduce to that Business.
Court of Wards.
Ordered, That Colonel Rich, Colonel Bosvile, Colonel
Morley, Colonel Marten, Colonel Fleetwood, Colonel
Purefoy, Alderman Penington, Mr. Humfrey Edwards,
Sir Gregory Norton, Mr. Blagrave, Mr. Allen, Mr.
Smith, Captain Skynner, Mr. Fagg, Mr. Hay, Mr. Carey,
Mr. Trenchard, Mr. Darley, Sir Henry Vane senior, Mr.
Garland, be added to the Committee touching Court of
Deans and Chapters Lands.
Ordered, That the Times formerly limited, and now
elapsed; for bringing in of the Monies to be doubled
upon the Credit of the Deans and Chapters Lands, shall
be enlarged, and have Continuance, unto the First Day
of August next, for all those who live in London, or within
Twenty Miles distant from the same; and unto the Tenth
Day of the same Month of August, for all others of this
Nation, or resiant therein: And that all such Persons (as
well those that adventure for Ireland, as others) as have
or shall pay in any Monies, by way of Doubling, before
that Time, shall have Interest allowed them, after the
Rate of Eight Pounds per Centum per Annum, as well upon
their Bills where Interest is by the Act to be allowed upon
Doubling, as for their present Money advanced to double
Dr. Usher's Pension.
Whereas this House did order, the Fifth Day of October
1647, One hundred Pounds quarterly to be paid, out
of the Revenues, unto James Usher Doctor in Divinity,
for his present Support and Subsistence, and Encouragement in his Studies, during the Space of One Year,
which expired the Fifth of October 1648: It is this Day
Ordered, by the Commons assembled in Parliament, That
the same Allowance shall be paid unto him for the Time
passed, from the said Fifth of October last; and shall be
continued for the Space of Six Months now next coming,
and paid unto the said James Usher, by the Committee of
publick Revenue; beginning from the Fifth of October
Declaration concerning Scotland.
Colonel Purefoy reports from the Council of State, a
Declaration of the Parliament of England, concerning the
late Endeavours, in a peaceable Way, to remove all
Misunderstandings and Differences between the Commonwealth of England, and Kingdom of Scotland.
Which was this Day read.
And the Question being put, That the said Declaration
be read again the Second Time;
The House was divided.
The Yeas went forth.
Sir John Danvers,
||Tellers for the Yeas:
||With the Yeas,
||Tellers for the Noes:
||With the Noes,
So the Question passed with the Affirmative.
And the said Declaration was read the Second time;
and, upon the Question, passed.
Ordered, That the said Declaration be forthwith printed
Ordered, That it be referred to the Council of State,
to see the said Declaration printed.
A Letter from the Treasurers for Sale of Deans and
Chapters Lands, from Gurney House in the Old Jury,
14 Julii 1649, was this Day read.
The House resumed the Debate upon the Bill for Sale
of the Manors and Lands of the late King, &c.
Resolved, &c. That, after the Word "Parks," the
Word "and" be added, before the Word "Lands;"
And that, after the Word " Lands," these Words be
inserted; viz. "except as hereafter in this Act is excepted
and provided for;" and after those Words, these Words,
"and all," be inserted: And that, after the Word, "Hereditaments," these Words, "with all and every their
Appurtenances," be omitted; and instead thereof, these
Words be inserted; viz. " Royalties, Privileges, Franchises, Immunities, and Appurtenances, to the said Honours, Manors, Castles, Parks, Messuages, and Lands,
and to all, and every, or any of them, belonging or appertaining, or heretofore lawfully used, occupied, and
enjoyed, with them, or any of them, as Part or Parcel
Resolved, &c. That the like Amendments be made in
The Question being propounded, That the Words "or
the said Kingly Office," in the Act, do stand;
It passed with the Negative.
And so the Words were rased out.
A Proviso was tendered to this Act, That this Act
shall not extend to any Forest, or to any Impropriation,
or Parsonage Appropriate, or Reversions or Remainders
in the Crown, upon Estates Tails, or to any Concealment, &c.
Ordered, That this Proviso be re-committed to the same
Committee: And Mr. Attorney General, Mr. Corbett,
and Mr. Garland, are to take especial Care thereof: And
the Committee is to meet on Monday Morning at Six of
the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber: And the Serjeant
is to give Notice hereof to Mr. Attorney General, to be
present at that Time.