Die Martis, 13 Augusti, 1650.
Newcastle, &c. Garisons.
A LETTER from Barwick, 7 Augusti 1650, from
Colonel Fenwick, was this Day read.
Colonel Jones reports from the Council of State, "That
the Lord General hath thought fit, upon his Marching
into Scotland, to draw Five Companies out of the Garison of Newcastle, and Five out of Barwick; and to put
them under the Command of Colonel Monck; by reason
of which the Strength of those Garisons is very much
lessened: To move the Parliament, That Sir Arthur Hesilrig and Colonel Fenwick may be impowered to recruit
their Regiments to their former Numbers; and that the
Regiment of Colonel Munck may be taken on to the
Resolved, That this House doth agree with the Council
of State herein, That Sir Arthur Hesilrig and Colonel
Fenwick be, and are hereby, impowered to recruit their
Regiments to their former Numbers: And that the Regiment of Colonel Munck be taken into the Establishment: And that the Committee of the Army do give
Warrant, to the Treasurers of the Army, for Payment of
Colonel Jones also reports, That the Council of State
conceives it necessary, in regard of the many Designs
which are on foot in the adjacent Counties amongst the
Enemies of this Commonwealth, That the Troop of Horse,
commanded by Captain Smyth, in Oxfordshire, be taken
on to the Establishment, in relation to the Garisons of
Windsor, Wallingford, and Oxford.
Resolved, That the Parliament doth agree with the
Council of State herein, That the Troop of Horse, commanded by Captain Smith, in Oxfordshire, be taken on to
the Establishment, in relation to the Garisons of Windsore,
Wallingford, and Oxford: And that the Committee of
the Army do give Warrant to the Treasurers of the Army
for Payment of them, accordingly.
The Lord Grey reports from the Council of State, as
the Opinion of that Council, That the Fifth Article of
the Act for the Militia be altered, so as to have all Estates
charged with Horse and Foot, in the Counties where
they lie, according to the Proportion mentioned in the
Resolved, That it be referred to the Council of State,
to prepare Letters to be sent into all the Northern Counties, for raising a Reserve, to be upon the Borders, for the
Safety of the Commonwealth; and likewise for any further Forces to be sent into Scotland, as they shall find
necessary: And that such Letters, as the Council shall so
prepare, Mr. Speaker be impowered to sign, accordingly.
Resolved, That the Door be shut until Twelve of the
An Act for further Explanation of a former Act, intituled, An Act for settling the Fee-farm Rents belonging
to the Commonwealth of England, formerly payable to
the Crown of England, Duchy of Lancaster, and Duchy
of Cornwall, was this Day read the Third time; and,
upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be forthwith
printed and published.
Ordered, That the Lords Commissioners of the Great
Seal of England do issue forth a Certiorari, to the Clerk
of the Parliament, to transmit the said Act into the Court
of Chancery: And that the same be inrolled in all the
several Courts in Westminster.
Ordered, That the Act touching the Excise be read
To-morrow Morning at Ten of Clock: And that Mr.
Speaker do then take the Chair.
Proceedings against Sandford.
Mr. Bond reports from the Committee for Advance of
Money, The Proceeding in the Business touching Mary
Sandford in the late Practice and Combination against Sir
"That, upon hearing the Business touching the said
Mary Sandford, referred back to that Committee, by
Order of Parliament of the Second of February, and of
the Witnesses produced, sworn, and examined, touching
the same, it fully appearing, that the said Mary Sandford was the first Mover, and the most vigorous Prosecutor, in the late Practice and Combination against Sir
Jacob Garrett; it was thereupon Resolved, upon the Question, by the said Committee, That the said Mrs. Mary
Sandford was a Party and Actor in the late wicked Practice and Combination against the said Sir Jacob Garrett;
and did contribute Monies for the Carrying on of the
same; and did combine and confederate with Captain
Hugford, John Orpe, and Richard Wightebread, for the
Resolved, That the said Mary Sandford, for the said
Offence, be adjudged to be whipped from Newgate to
the Old Exchange; and so to be sent to Bridewell; there
to remain, and be kept to Labour for Three Months: And
that the Sheriffs of London and Middlesex do see the same
done To-morrow at Twelve of the Clock, accordingly.
Grant to Thomas, &c.
Ordered, That out of the Monies in the Box, there
be paid unto Mrs. Thomas, Mrs. Elizabeth Orton, Mrs.
Howard, Mrs. Symonds, whose Husband was stain at
Newbery, Mr. Nevill Beck, and Mrs. Garnett, Five Pounds
apiece: And that the Serjeant at Arms attending the Parliament do forthwith pay the same, accordingly: And
their respective Acquittances shall be a sufficient Discharge
to him in that Behalf.
The humble Petition of Bryan Nelson, of the City of
York, Merchant, late Commissary for Victualing, under the
late Right honourable Ferdinando Lord Fairfax, deceased.
Resolved, That the Account of the said Bryan Nelson
be referred to the Committee for Accounts at Worcester
House: Who are impowered to state the same.
Resolved, That Fifty Pounds be paid, out of the Receipt of Haberdashers Hall, unto the said Bryan Nelson,
upon Account: And that the Commissioners for Compounding be authorized and required to issue their Warrant, to the Treasurers of Haberdashers Hall, to make
Payment thereof, accordingly: And that the Acquittance
and Acquittances of the said Bryan Nelson shall be a sufficient Discharge to the said Treasurers for the same.
Respite of Jencah, &c.
Resolved, That, to the Order of the Twenty-fifth of
July last, for Stay of the Execution of John Jenoah,
and Richard Bradocks, these Words; viz. "and that
Mr. Speaker do issue a Warrant, under his Hand, to the
Sheriff, to that Purpose;" be added.
Ordered, That it be especially recommended to the
Treasurers for maimed Soldiers, to take care, that the Six
Soldiers, Edward Gilne, John Folthorp, James Todde,
Thomas Sande, Christofer Todde, and Morgan Tinley, who
are of the Guard to the Parliament, to whom Monies are
due upon Potter's List, be paid their Proportion of the
said Monies forthwith.