Tuesday, 6th November, 1660.
ORDERED, That a new Writ be issued, for the
Election of a Member to serve in this present Parliament, for the City of Hereford, in the place of Sir Roger
Bosworth, deceased: And that Mr. Speaker do issue a
Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown in Chancery, for
Preparing of a Writ to that Purpose: Which the Lord
Chancellor is to pass and issue under the Great Seal of
Grant to Princess Henrietta.
Ordered, That the Sum of Ten thousand Pounds be
presented to her Royal Highness the Princess Henrietta,
as a Testimony of the great Respect of this House to her
Royal Highness: And that the same be paid for her
Highness' Use, to such as she shall appoint to receive the
same, at the Receipt of Excise, in Course, after the Payment of the Ten thousand Pounds formerly presented to
the Princess Royal, together with Interest for the same,
at Six per Cent. till the Principal shall be satisfied: And
the Commissioners of the Excise are impowered and required to pay the same accordingly.
Ordered, That it be referred to a Committee, to prepare the Draught of a Petition to be presented to his Majesty, for appointing a Day of Publick Fasting and Humiliation, upon the present Debate: And that Sir Walter
Earle, Mr. Knightly, Sir Anth. Irby, Mr. Hungerford,
Lord Bruice, Mr. Hollis, Lord Anchram, Mr. Gray, Lord
Mansfeild, Mr. Stroade, Mr. Vowell, Lord Herbert, Sir
Sal. Swayle, Mr. Clifford, Sir William Wheeler, Mr. Stevens, Sir Lancelot Lake, Mr. Hide, Mr. Powell, Mr.
Wendy, Sir Gilb. Gerard, Mr. Prinn, Sir George Booth,
Mr. Baker, Mr. Bampfield, Sir Edw. Mansell, Mr. Bacon,
Sir Fran. Gerard, Mr. Thornton, be the said Committee:
And they are to meet in the Speaker's Chamber, at Two
of the Clock this Afternoon.
Address to the Queen, &c.
Ordered, That an humble Address be made to the
Queen's Majesty, in the Name of this House, to express
the great Joy and Contentment taken by this House in
her Majesty's safe Return to England.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Members of this
House who are of his Majesty's Privy Council, to communicate the same to her Majesty: And they are also desired to represent the like Sense of this House, in relation
to her Highness the Princess Royal, and her Highness
the Princess Henrietta.
That it be referred to a Committee, to prepare and
bring in a Bill for settling the Militia of this Kingdom;
viz. to Mr. Knightly, Serjeant Charlton, Sir John Northcott, Mr. Powell, Mr. Prinn, Sir Wm. Lewes, Sir Sal.
Swayle, Mr. Secretary Morris, Sir Walter Earle, Lord
Bruice, Mr. Marvell, Mr. Pym, Mr. Clifford, Mr.
Thornton, Mr. Ferrers, Mr. Jolliff, Lord Herbert, Mr.
Courtop, Mr. Hollis, Serjeant Browne, Sir Henage Finch,
Serjeant Rainsford, Mr. Wendy, Mr. Perripont, Sir Edw.
Massey, Mr. Ansley, Sir Edmond Boyer, Mr. Tompkins,
Sir Wm. Vincent, Sir Anth. Irby, Mr. Lowther: And
they are to meet To-morrow at Two of the Clock in the
Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And Mr. Knightly,
is desired to take care of it.
Court of Wards.
Ordered, That the Committee to whom the Apportioning of the One hundred thousand Pounds per Annum,
upon the Counties, in Compensation for the Court of
Wards, do make their Report on Thursday next.
Call of the House.
Ordered, That this House be called on this Day Sevennight.
List of Members.
Ordered, That the Clerk of the Crown do speedily
return, to this House, a perfect List of the Names of all
the Members of this House, serving in this present Parliament.
Members to take Oaths.
Ordered, That, upon the Calling of this House, this
Day Sevennight, Consideration be had, whether all the
Members, that sit in this House, have taken the Oaths
of Supremacy and Allegiance.
Ordered, That a new Writ be issued, for Election of
a Member to serve in this present Parliament for the
Borough of Tiverton in the County of Devon, in the place
of Mr. Coleman, deceased: And that Mr. Speaker do issue
out his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown in Chancery,
to prepare a Writ for that Purpose: Which the Lord
Chancellor is to issue and pass under the Great Seal of
Ordered, That the Committee to whom the Bill for
better Observation of the Lord's Day is referred, do
make their Report on Friday next.
Arrears of Assessments.
Mr. Prinn reports a Bill for Levying of the Arrears of
the Twelve Months Assessment, commencing the Twentyfourth of June 1659; and the Six Months Assessment,
commencing the Twenty-fifth of December 1659.
Which was read the First and Second time; and committed to Sir Wm. Morris, Mr. Chafe, Mr. Prynn, Sir
John Northcot, Mr. Harris, Mr. Goodrick, Sir Edmond
Boyer, Mr. Shaw, Sir Fran. Gerard, Mr. Yong, Sir Wm.
Wheeler, Mr. Courtop, Dr. Cleyton, Mr. Pedley, Lord
Herbert, Sir Sal. Swayle, Sir Ant. Irby, Sir Tho. Peyton,
Sir Henage Finch, Mr. Delves, Mr. Stevens, Sir Allen
Brodrick, Mr. Lowder, Mr. Ansley, Mr. Kinghtly, Mr.
Spry, Mr. Tho. Moore, Sir Edw. Turner, Sir Wm. Vincent,
Mr. Hungerford, Mr. Phillips, Mr. Clifford, Mr. Richardson, Mr. Huxley, Mr. Sparks, Sir Walt. Earle, Sir Geo.
Booth, Mr. Hide, Mr. Henly, Mr. Tomkins: And they
are to meet in the Inner Court of Wards, at Two of the
Clock this Afternoon.
The Clerk gives an Account to the House, of the Bills
depending in the House, at their last Adjournment.
Address on Ecclesiastical Affairs.
Resolved, by the Commons of England, in Parliament
assembled (nemine contradicente), That the humble and
hearty Acknowledgment and Thanks of this House be
presented to his Majesty by the whole House, for his Majesty's gracious and tender Care and Indulgence expressed
to his People, in his late gracious Declaration concerning Ecclesiastical Affairs: And that his Majesty be humbly
moved to appoint a Time and Place, where and when
this House may attend him for that Purpose.
Ordered, That the Members of this House who are
of the King's Majesty's Privy Council, are desired to attend his Majesty from this House, humbly to desire his
Majesty to appoint a Time and Place accordingly.
Resolved, That it be referred to a Committee, to take
into Consideration his Majesty's gracious Declaration
concerning Ecclesiastical Affairs; and to bring in a Bill,
in such Form as they shall find meet, for the Making of
the same effectual: And that Serjeant Hales, Serjeant
Charlton, Mr. Hollis, Sir Wm. Wild, Mr. Stevens, Mr.
Thurland, Serjeant Browne, Sir Henage Finch, Sir Edw.
Turner, Mr. Ansley, Serjeant Maynard, be the Committee:
And they are to meet on Thursday next, at Two of the
Clock in the Afternoon, in Mr. Speaker's Chamber.
Prayer used in the House.
Resolved, That it be referred to a Committee, to inform themselves, what Form of Prayer hath been heretofore used in this House; and to present it to the House:
viz. to Sir Walter Earle, Sir Wm. Wheeler, Sir Henage
Finch, Sir William Wild, Sir Henry Yelverton, Mr. Ansley,
Dr. Cleyton, Sir Anth. Irby, Mr. Prynn, Sir John Marsham,
Sir Edw. Turner, Mr. Hollis, Mr. Hide: And they are
to meet in Mr. Speaker's Chamber, at Two of the Clock
in the Afternoon, on Thursday next.
Disbanding the Army.
Sir William Doylie reports from the Committee for disbanding the Army, what Progress hath been made in
that Service, declaring what Forces they have paid off;
what Sums have been paid to every particular Garison,
Regiment, Troop, and Company, and for discharging
of Ships; as also, what Forces are not paid off; with an
Estimate what Money will be necessary to pay off the
Land Forces, to the Sixth of November instant, and the
Ships to the Seventeenth of September last: And what
Money, both certain and casual, the Parliament hath consigned to those Uses, with a Balance between the Charge
and the Money consigned: The Substance whereof is as
Disbanded in England.
|General Officers with the Train
|Fifteen Regiments of Foot
|Four Regiments of Horse
|Six Ships paid off
|Disbanded in Scotland.
|The General Officers and Train
|Two Regiments of Foot
|One Regiment of Horse
|Sum Total issued and paid £.
|Forces to be disbanded in England.
|Three Regiments of Foot
|Nine Regiments of Horse, with the Life Guard of Horse
|Nineteen Ships, by Estimate
|Forces to be disbanded in Scotland, or paid off.
|Four Regiments of Foot
|Major General Morgan's Troop
|Lord Falkland's Regiment of Horse
|Besides divers Sums falling under several Heads in the said Report specified.
|Monies appointed by Parliament, to pay off the Forces by Land and Sea.
|Assignations on the Three Months Assessments, commencing 24 June 1660
|By the Poll Bill, estimated at
|Two Months Assessments
|So there wants, to answer the Sum paid, and the Charge of the Forces to be disbanded, amounting, together, to 685,819 l. 8 s. 9 ¼ d. the Sum of
|Besides the said other Sums from casual and uncertain Charges, estimated at
|And so the Money to be provided on the clear Balance is £.
|The Total of the Monthly Charge, by Land and Sea, in England and Scotland, undisbanded, is, by the said Report, computed at
|He also reports an Account of the Monies received into the Treasury of the Chamber of London, at Guildhall, upon the Account of the Poll Bill, amounting to
|Received upon the Loan
|In Toto £.
|Of which paid by the Book
|Resting in Cash, to Balance
Which said last-mentioned Account was read.
Ordered, That a Committee be appointed to consider
of the Poll Bill, and of the Defects therein; and to prepare and bring in a Bill for supplying of what shall be
found defective, so as the publick Service, thereby intended, may be best advanced; and that Sir Anth. Ashley
Cooper, Sir John Northcott, Mr. Yong, Mr. Stevens, Sir
Tho. Clegis, Sir Edw. Deering, Sir Tho. Meeres, Sir Edward Turner, Lord Bruice, Sir John Rolles, Mr. Thomas,
Serjeant Rainsford, Sir Lancelot Lake, Mr. Chafe, Mr.
Pedley, Mr. Ansley, Mr. Secretary Morris, Sir Sal Swayle,
Mr. Prinn, Mr. Lowther, Mr. Swanton, Mr. Hele,
Mr. Barton, Serjeant Charlton, Lord Howard, Sir Wm.
Wheeler, Mr. Bampfeild, Mr. Crew, Mr. Clifford, Mr.
Peckham, Mr. Wendy, Sir Allen Brodericke, Colonel
Archer, Lord Falkland, Serjeant Glynn: And they are
to meet in Mr. Speaker's Chamber, To-morrow at Two
of the Clock in the Afternoon.