Die Jovis, 15 Augusti, 1650.
Reprieve of Cheadle.
A LETTER from Colonel Duckenfield, from Chester,
the Eleventh of August 1650, touching the Reprieve
of Major Richard Cheadle, was this Day read.
The Question being propounded, That Major Richard
Cheadle be reprieved for a Month;
And the Question being put, That this Question be
It passed with the Affirmative.
And the main Question being put;
It was Resolved, That Major Richard Cheadle be reprieved for a Month.
Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do issue forth a Warrant
to the Sheriff to forbear Execution accordingly.
Resolved, That both the Judges of the Circuit of
North Wales do within One-and-twenty Days now next
coming, certify to the Parliament the whole Truth of the
Matter of Fact touching the Tryal of Major Richard
Lord Deincourt's Estate.
The humble Petition of Anne Lady Deincourt, her Four
unmarried Daughters, and a younger Son, all unprovided
for, was this Day read.
The Amendments to the Bill for Sale of the Manors,
Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments of the Lord Deincourt were this Day read the Second time; and, upon the
Question, assented unto.
And the said Bill, upon the Question, was ordered to
Ordered, That the Bill touching the late Farmers of the
Customs, be read on Tuesday the Tenth of September next.
Ordered, That the Committee to whom the Act for
Sale of Delinquents Estates is referred, do meet this Afternoon; and so de die in diem: And that they bring in
the Act on Tuesday Morning next, the first Business;
nothing to intervene: With Power to send for the Commissioners at Goldsmiths Hall, and such other Persons as
they shall think fit; and to confer with them about the
Names of fit Persons to be put into the said Bill, for Sale
of their Lands: And the said Persons are injoined to
attend the said Committee accordingly.
Ordered, That the Act touching the Mint be read on
Wednesday Morning next, the first Business.
Earl of Downe's Estate.
An Act for enabling the Earl of Downe to make Sale
of some of his Lands, to the Value of Five hundred Pounds
per Annum, to pay his Debts, and Composition for his
Delinquency, was this Day read the Second time; and,
upon the Question, committed to Colonel Thompson, Sir
John Danvers, Mr. John Corbett, Mr. Miles Corbett, Mr.
Dove, Sir James Harrington, Mr. Trenchard, Mr. Say,
Mr. Stephens, Mr. James Ashe, Mr. Oldsworth, Mr. Masham, Sir John Trevor, Mr. Lenthall, Sir John Hippisley,
Mr. Garland, Mr. Holland, Mr. Wallop, Mr. Thomas
Challoner, Earl of Salisbury, Mr. Attorney General, Mr.
Henry Darley, or any Five of them; to meet this Afternoon in the Exchequer Chamber; and so de die in diem;
With Power to send for Persons, Papers, Witnesses, and
what else may conduce to the Business.
And the special Care hereof is referred to Mr. Garland.
Sir James Stonehouse.
The humble Petition of Sir James Stonehouse, was this
Resolved, That it be referred to a Committee, to examine this Business, and state the whole Matter of Fact;
and report it to the House: Viz. unto Mr. Attorney
General, Mr. Salwey, Mr. Dove, Mr. Say, Mr. Stephens,
Mr. Corbett, Mr. Holland, Mr. Bond, Colonel Purefoy,
Sir James Harrington, Mr. Lenthall, Sir Wm. Masham,
Mr. Rawley, Alderman Atkins, Sir John Danvers, Lieutenant General Ludlow, Mr. Masham, Mr. Challoner, Dr.
Palmer, Sir Peter Wentworth, Sir John Hippesley, Mr. Carew, Colonel Fielder, Mr. Haveningham, or any Five of
them: And this Committee is to meet To-morrow in the
Afternoon at Two of Clock, in the Exchequer Chamber:
And the Committee have Power to send for Persons, Papers, Witnesses, Records; and to examine upon Oath.