House of Commons Journal Volume 8
5 June 1660

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 8: 5 June 1660', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 8: 1660-1667 (1802), pp. 56. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=26207 Date accessed: 28 November 2014.


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Tuesday, 5th of June, 1660.

Prayers.

Grant to Gen. Monck.

WHEREAS the Sum of Twenty thousand Pounds was settled by Parliament on the Lord General Monck, which was payable at the Receipt of publick Exchequer, out of such Monies as should come into that Receipt, from the Receivers General of the publick Revenue, in the respective Counties; of which Sum a good Part is yet unpaid: And whereas this House is informed, that out of the Revenue payable into the Exchequer by the said Receivers General, there hath been taken, of the Money within the Charge of the Receiver General for the County of Yorke, the Sum of Fifteen hundred Pounds, for Payment of Colonel Sam. Clark's Regiment, upon their March into Scotland; and of that, within the Charge of the Receiver General, for the Four Northern Counties, the Sum of Thirteen hundred Pounds, for Payment of other Parts of the Army; both which Sums amount unto Two thousand Eight hundred Pounds:

Resolved, That the Committee of the Army do forthwith issue their Warrant to the Treasurers at Wars, out of any Monies which are or shall come into their Hands, for the Use of the Forces of the Army, to pay into the Receipt of publick Exchequer the said Sum of Two thousand Eight hundred Pounds, being paid as aforesaid, for the Use of the Army; charging the same upon the several Regiments and Companies, according to the several and respective Proportions thereof, which have been to them, or any of them, paid; and that upon the Treasurers paying in of the said Two thousand Eight hundred Pounds, or any Part thereof, into the said Receipt of Exchequer, the same be forthwith paid, by the Officers, of the said Receipt, to the Lord General Monck, or his Assigns, for and towards Satisfaction of the Residue of the said Twenty thousand Pounds, yet remaining unsatisfied:

Proceedings against Regicides.

The House being informed, that Mr. John Carew, one of those who sat in Judgment upon the late King's Majesty, when Sentence of Death was pronounced against him, is seized upon, and secured at Plymouth, under the Charge of the Deputy Governor there;

Ordered, That the Sheriff of the County of Devon, be required, forthwith, to send up hither, in safe Custody, the Person of the said John Carew, and to call to his Assistance such of the Militia, or other Forces, as he shall find necessary, for the safe Conveyance of the said Mr. Carew accordingly.

Pardon and Oblivion.

The House resumed the Debate upon the Amendments reported from the Committee on the Bill of general Pardon, Indemnity, and Oblivion.

Letter from Colonel Hutchinson.

Mr. Speaker communicates a Letter, dated the 5th of June 1660, directed to himself, and signed by Colonel John Hutchinson, who was one of those who sat in Judgement upon the late King's Majesty, when Sentence of Death was pronounced against him; which was read.

Resolved, That Colonel John Hutchinson be at Liberty, on his own Parole, to be given to Mr. Speaker.

Proceedings against Regicides.

A Question being propounded, That the Seven Persons who, by former Order, are to be excepted out of the Act of general Pardon for Life and Estate, be named here in this House.

And the Question being put, Whether the Question should be now put;

It passed with the Affirmative.

And the main Question being put; it was

Resolved, That the Seven Persons who, by former Order, are to be excepted out of the Act of general Pardon for Life and Estate, be named here in this House.

Resolved, That Thomas Harrison be one of the Seven Persons to be excepted out of the Act of general Pardon for Life and Estate.