Lunæ, 3 die Junii, 1678.
A BILL for making good a Mortgage made by
Alderman John Forth, deceased, and for making
Provision for his Son, was read the Second time.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Sir
Jonath. Trelawney, Sir Phil. Harecourt, Sir Edward
Harley, Sir John Coryton, Mr. Sachaverell, Alderman
Bence, Sir John Frederick, Mr. Buscawen, Lord O Brien,
Sir John Otway, Lord Fitzharding, Mr. Dunstar, Sir John
Mallet, Sir Ad. Browne, Sir John Trevor, Mr. Love,
Sir Trevor Williams, Mr. Serjeant Gregory, Sir Eliab
Harvey, Alderman Jolliffe, Sir Sam. Barnardiston, Mr.
Burlace, Sir Josh. Ash, Mr. Henly, Sir Edw. Hungerford,
Mr. Cheney, Mr. Wright, Sir Cop. Bampfeild, Sir Lewis
Palmer, Mr. Crouch, Colonel Birch, Sir John Moreton,
Sir John Knight, Mr. Buller, Sir Jos. Tredenham, Mr.
Westphaling, Mr. Mallett, Sir Robert Kempe, Sir Jo.
Rolles, Mr. Hopkins, Sir Lan. Lake, Sir Edw. Deering,
Mr. Foote, Sir John Norton, Sir Tho. Clerges, Mr. Powle,
Sir John Barnaby, Sir Rich. Everard: And they are to
meet To-morrow at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon,
in the Speaker's Chamber: And have power to send for
Persons, Papers, and Records.
A Bill to enable Trustees to sell Lands for Payment of
the Debts of Tanfeild Mulso, deceased, was read a
Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Sir Adam
Browne, Mr. Crouch, Mr. Mallet, Sir Lewis Palmer, Mr.
Pleydwell, Sir Jon' Trelawney, Sir John Trevor, Mr. Westphaling, Sir John Knight, Sir Hen. Ford, Sir Tho. Clerges,
Mr. Rob. Wright, Sir Lan. Lake, Mr. Foote, Sir John
Lowther, Mr. Fleetwood, Mr. Price, Colonel Phillips, Mr.
Bilson, Sir Wm. Farmer, Mr. Parkhurst, Sir Rich.
Francklyn, Sir John Hanmer, Sir Nich. Pelham, Lord
Fitzharding, Mr. Neale, Mr. Mountague, Sir John
Moreton, Sir John Coryton, Sir John Norton, Mr. Browne,
Sir Trevor Williams, Lord O Brien, Serjeant Rigby, Sir
John Bramston, Mr. Gwyn, Sir John Mallett, Sir John
Cotton, Sir Wm. Heywood, Sir Rob. Kemp, Sir Roger
Bradshaw, Sir Rob. Barnham, Sir Ric. Everard, Sir Rich.
Wiseman, Mr. Weld, Mr. Tulse, Mr. John Wright, Mr.
Hopkins, Sir John Holmes, Mr. Noell: And all that
serve for the County of Northampton: And they are
to meet To-morrow at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And have Power to
send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Keels, &c. carrying Coals.
A Bill for admeasuring Keels and Boats carrying Coals,
was read the Second time.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Sir John
Knight, Sir Wm. Lowther, Mr. John Wright, Mr. Love,
Sir Rob. Can, Mr. Wood, Mr. Gwyn, Serjeant Rigby, Sir
George Reeves, Sir Geo. Courtop, Sir Gilbert Gerrard, Mr.
Ro. Wright, Mr. Jones, Mr. Weld, Sir John Hotham, Sir
Ch. Musgrave, Sir Geo. Downing, Sir Wm. Blacket, Sir
Fr. Anderson, Sir Tho. Clerges, Sir Hum. Forster, Sir Anth.
Irby, Mr. Cheney, Sir Rich. Temple, Sir John Moreton, Sir
Hen. Ford, Mr. Linfeild, Mr. Hopkins, Sir Edw. Deering,
Sir John Hanmer, Sir Hen. Goodrick, Mr. Crouch,
Sir Jos. Tredenham, Sir Anth. Irby, Mr. Westfaling, Sir
Sam. Bernardiston, Sir Fr. Lawley, Mr. Mainard, Sir
John Barnaby, Sir John Talbot, and all that serve for the
County of Durham, and all that serve for the Port
Towns: And they are to meet on Friday next, at Two of
the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Court of Wards: And
have Power to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
St. Martin's in the Fields Church.
A Bill for erecting of another Church in the Parish of
St. Martin's in the Fields, and making it Parochial, was
read the Second time.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed, upon the
Debate of the House, to Sir Tho. Clerges, Sir Court. Poole,
Mr. Crouch, Sir John Dawney, Sir Ciryll Wych, Sir Ch.
Musgrave, Sir Edw. Deering, Sir John Knight, Mr. May,
Sir John Elwes, Mr. Spry, Sir John Talbot, Sir Rich.
Everard, Sir John Nicholas, Mr. Wright, Mr. Dalmahoy,
Sir Jonath. Trelawney, Mr. Buller, Sir John Trèvor, Mr.
Everard, Sir John Nicholas, Mr. Wright, Mr. Dalmahoy,
Sir Jonath. Trelawney, Mr. Buller, Sir John Trèvor, Mr.
Man, Sir Geo. Downing, Mr. Osborne, Sir John Mallet,
Sir Jos. Tredenham, Mr. Powle, Sir Hen. Capell, Serjeant Gregory, Mr. Westfaling, Sir Trevor Williams, Sir
Ric. Corbet, Sir Jo. Birkenhead, Sir Tho. Allen, Sir Ch.
Cotterell, Sir Ro. Berkeley, Mr. Spry, Mr. Windham, Sir
Ph. Warwick, Sir Ad. Browne, Mr. Boreman, Sir Tho.
Hatton, Mr. Buscawen, Sir Rob. Southwell, Sir Gilb.
Talbot, Mr. Guy, Sir John Bramston, Colonel Birch, Mr.
Tempest, Sir John Elwes, Mr. Price, Doctor Arris, Sir
Lyonell Walden, Sir Tho. Meeres, Mr. Spencer, Colonel
Phillips, Mr. Neale, Mr. Clarke, Sir Ed. Masters, Sir
Gilb. Gerrard, Mr. Onslow, Sir Ro. Carr, Sir Fr.
Compton, Sir Roger Bradshaw, Sir Wm. Blacket, Sir Sam.
Bernardiston, Mr. Thyn, Sir Ric. How, Sir Lan. Lake,
Sir Ed. Harley: And they are to meet on Wednesday next,
at Two of the Clock, in the Afternoon, in the Court of
Wards: And are to summon and hear the Land Owners
in the said Parish, and all Parties concerned: And are
impowered to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Arrears to Forces.
Mr. Powle reports from the Committee appointed to
examine what is due to the Forces that are to be disbanded, That the Committee had summoned the Commissary and Paymaster of the Army: And that Commissary Baines informed the Committee, That there were
Sixteen Regiments of Foot ordered to be newly raised
since 29 Septembris last; of which Two were to consist
of Two thousand Men apiece, one of Six hundred, and
the rest of the Regiments of One thousand Men apiece.
That Three thousand of these Men were to be brought
hither out of France, which are not yet come over; but
the rest are all raised, as is certified, though the Muster
Rolls of several of them are not yet closed.
That, besides these, there have been raised Thirty-five
Companies of Foot, whereof Two are sent to Jamaica,
and Eight Companies of Grenadiers, each of them consisting of One hundred Men.
That, besides these, there have been raised Two
thousand Five hundred Sixty Soldiers, for Recruits to the
Four Regiments that were before in the King's Pay, and
Eleven hundred Men for Recruits to several Garisons.
That there were Four Regiments of Horse ordered to
be raised, of Four hundred and Eighty Men each; all
which were raised, except Part of One Regiment, which
were to be brought out of France, but are not yet come.
That there were Eighty Soldiers raised to recruit the
Regiment formerly in the King's Pay.
That, besides these, there were raised three Troops of
Grenadiers on Horseback, consisting in Eighty Men in
One Troop, and Sixty in the other Two Troops.
That there was One Troop more, consisting of Sixty,
raised, and sent to Guernsey and Jarsey.
That there have been Three Regiments of Dragoons
raised, each consisting of Six hundred Forty Men.
That every Foot Company was capable of being mustered when they had raised Fifty Soldiers; every Troop
of Horse at Twenty-five; and every Troop of Dragoons
That, for the raising of every Company of Foot, there
was One hundred Pounds allowed by the King; for every
Troop of Horse Five hundred Pounds; and for every
Troop of Dragoons Three hundred and Fifty Pounds.
That the Independent Companies, and the Recruits,
were began to be mustered about the Middle of January
last, and were completed by the End of February.
That the new Regiments began to be mustered by the
Middle of March, and were completed by the End of
That the whole Number of Soldiers (not including
the Officers), intended to be raised, were Twenty-five
thousand Five hundred and Sixty Foot, Two thousand
Two hundred and Sixty Horse, One thousand Nine
hundred and Twenty Dragoons.
All which have been actually raised and taken into the
King's Pay, except the Three thousand Foot, and some
Part of a Regiment of Horse, which were expected out
That the Committee had likewise received an Account
from the Paymaster of the Army, of the Charge of
levying the Forces, and of cloathing them: And that
the Committee had collected several Heads thereout,
which he was ordered to report to the House; and is as
The Charge of levying of the Forces, and paying of
them till the last Day of May inclusive, according to the
Estimate given in by the Paymaster General, amounts
to 194,806l. 19 s. 7 d.
The cloathing of the new-raised Foot, consisting of
Twenty-three thousand One hundred Seventy-one Men,
Fifty-three Shillings per Man, according to his Majesty's
Warrant, 61,405l. 3s.
The cloathing of the Horse, consisting of Two thousand
and Thirty Men, at Nine Pounds Per Man, according
to his Majesty's Warrant, 18,270l.
The cloathing of the Dragoons, consisting of Nineteen
hundred and Twenty Men, at Six Pounds Ten Shillings
per Man, according to his Majesty's Warrant, 12,480l.
The cloathing of the Horse Grenadiers, consisting of
Two hundred Men, at Eight Pounds per Man, according
to Estimate, 1,600l
The Pay of these Forces, and the Field and Staff
Officers, from the last Day of May exclusive, to the last
Day of June inclusive, according to the Establishment,
To be deducted, The Off Reckonings of the Soldiers
Pay, towards the Discharge of their Cloathing; viz.
Two-pence per Diem for the Foot, Six-pence per Diem
for the Horse, and Two Shillings and Six-pence per
Week for the Dragoons and Horse Grenadiers, till the
End of May, according to the Paymaster's Estimate,
amounts to 22,000l.
The Off Reckonings of the Soldiers Pay, for the
Month of June, amounts to 8,451l.
The total Charge of the Army, to the last Day of June
inclusive (the Off Reckonings deducted), amounts to
Three hundred and Nine thousand Two hundred Thirtysix Pounds Six Shillings and Nine-pence.
That in this Account there is not included the Two
Trumpeters belonging to every Troop of Horse, which
were wholly furnished at the Officers Charge; as also
One Pair of Kettle Drums to every Regiment of Horse:
Nor likewise the Charge of the extraordinary Cloathing
of the Drum Major to every Regiment, and of Two
Drums to every Company of Foot, as also of the Serjeants
and Corporals, for which there was only Fifty-three
Shillings allowed by his Majesty's Warrant, as to every
other common Soldier; nor for Two Drummers for every
Company of Dragoons: Nor likewise for the Chests
provided for the Surgeons of the Army, for every Regiment One: Neither is there any Thing reckoned for
Contingencies: Neither is there any Consideration taken
of what the Officers have expended beyond their Allowance; nor for their own Equipages, which were made by
his Majesty's Command.
There is received of this upon the Poll Bill||70,800|
|There is more ordered upon the Poll Bill||79,200|
A Message from the Lords, by Sir Timothy Baldwyn
and Sir John Hoskins;
Dean of St. Paul's.
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have sent you down a Bill,
intituled, An Act for encreasing the Revenue of the Dean
of St. Paul's; and assuring the Estates of his Tenants
in Shadwell in the County of Middlesex.
State of the Fleet.
The House then proceeded to the Consideration of
the State of the Fleet.
A Motion being made, for a Supply to be given to his
Majesty for dismissing the extraordinary Charge of the
Resolved, &c. That this House will, on Wednesday
Morning next, at Ten of the Clock, resolve into a Committee of the whole House, to consider of the said Motion.
Ordered, That the Committee to whom the Matters
concerning the Fleet is referred, be revived; and do sit
this Afternoon in the Place formerly appointed.
The Question being put, That the House do now
The House divide.
The Noes go forth.
Tellers,||Colonel Birch,||for the Noes,||123.|
|Tellers,||Colonel Tempest,||for the Yeas,||157.|
And so it was resolved in the Affirmative.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow
Morning, Eight of the Clock.