Die Saturni, 29 die Novembris.
Ds. Grey de Warke, Speaker.
L. Viscount Say & Seale.
Form of a Pardon for Delinquents.
The House was adjourned during Pleasure, to take
into Consideration the Form of a Pardon to be granted
to Delinquents, upon their Composition: And, after a
serious Debate, the House was resumed.
And then the Form of the Pardon was read.
(Here enter it.)
And the Question was put, "Whether this Form
of Pardon shall pass under the Great Seal?"
And it was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Ordered, That the House will take into Consideration the Business between Mrs. Stapilton and the
Court of Wards on Tuesday Morning next.
Answer from the H. C.
Sir Edward Leech
(fn. *) and Mr. Page return with this
Answer from the House of Commons to the Message
That they agree to the referring the Care of the
Sea Affairs to the Committee for the Navy; and they
agree that the Scotts Commissioners shall have Copies of
such Letters as concern them, taken among the Lord
Ordered, That the Earl of Denbigh, Lord Viscount
Say & Seale, Lord Wharton, and the Lord Robertes, shall
consider of the Ordinance for settling the Garrison of
Bristoll, and report the same to this House.
Sir Rivet Eldred's Petition, to be excused from serving as Sheriff of Suff.
Upon reading the Petition of Sir Rivett Eldred Baronet; shewing, "That whereas both Houses of Parliament have been pleased to nominate him to be High
Sheriff of the County of Suffolke, which is a Place of
great Trust, and requires a Person of a perfect Health
to discharge the same as it ought in this Conjuncture
of Affairs to be; but in regard he finds himself uncapable to execute the Duty of that Office, or any
other that shall require Activity of Body, or Strength
of the Animal Faculties, by reason of his great Indisposition of Body, which disposeth him to many Diseases of his Head, as will appear by the annexed Certificate of his Physician Mr. Doctor Clarke:
The humble Desire of the Petitioner is, to both
Houses, that, for the Reasons aforesaid, which
are real, he may be dispensed with, and receive the Favour as to be excused from being
High Sheriff of the said (fn. *) County; and he will
(fn. *) be, as he ever hath been, most conformable
to all Proceedings of Parliament so far as the uttermost
of his Strength of Body will permit him.
It is Ordered, That this Petition be recommended
to the House of Commons; and to let them know, that
this House thinks it fit the said Sir Rivett Eldred be
dispensed with from being High Sheriff of the said
County; and that another be nominated for his Place.
Hill and Loftus.
Ordered, That, upon reading the Petition of Wm.
Hill, it be referred to the Committee of Petitions; and
Mr. Loftus to have Notice of it, and be heard then.
Ordinance for an Establishment for Bristol Garrison.
The Earl of Denbigh reported from the Committee
the Alterations in the Ordinance for establishing the
Garrison of Bristoll; which Alterations were read, videlicet,
2 Page, 5th Line. After the Words ["per Mensem"],
add these Words ["which said Sum of Three Thousand
Pounds shall be disposed of according to such Establishment for the said Garrison, as shall be appointed by both
Houses of Parliament"].
3 Page, 8th Line. After the Word ["General"],
put out these Words ["or to Major General Massy"].
The First Alteration was Agreed to, upon the Question.
The Second Alteration was Agreed to, upon the
Memorandum, That Earl of Essex and the Lord
Robertes dissented to the Second Question; having, before the putting of the Question, asked Leave of the
House so to do: And the like did the Earl of Lyncolne.
Then the said Ordinance was read, with the aforesaid
(fn. *) Alterations; and this House Agreed to the same with
Form of a Pardon for Delinquents.
Rex omnibus ad quos &c. Salutem: Sciatis, quod
Nos, de Gratiâ Nostrâ speciali, ac ex certâ Scientiâ et
mero Motu Nostris, nec non de Advisamento, Assensu,
& Consensu Parliamenti Nostri Angl. apud Westm. assemblati, pardonavimus, remisimus, et relaxavimus, ac per
præsentes, pro Nobis, Hæredibus, & Successoribus Nostris, pardonamus, remittimus, & relaxamus, Dilecto
Nobis A. B. de C. in Com. D. seu quocunque alio
Nomine vel Cognomine, seu Additione Nominis vel
Cognominis, Dignitatis, Officii, seu Loci, idem A. B.
censeatur, vocetur, seu nuncupetur, aut nuper censebatur, vocabatur, se nuncupabatur, omnes & singulas Proditiones tam majores quam minores, ac Crimina læsæ
Majestatis, nec non Rebelliones, Insurrectiones, Conspirationes, ac Misprisiones omnium & singulorum eorundem Proditionum & Criminum læsæ Majestatis, À Vicesimo Die Maii, Anno Domini Millesimo Sexcentesimo
Quadragesimo-secundo, & ante Datum præsentium,
per ipsum A. B. habit. commiss. five perpetrat. pro
Guerrâ levatâ contra Nos, Parliamentum, & Regnum
nostrum Angl. prædictum, aut pro conciliando, auxiliando, five assistendo, in eâdem Guerrâ; ac etiam omnia
& omnimoda Homicidia, Felonias, Roberias, & Accessar.
eorundem in Guerrâ prædictâ, ut præsertur, habit.
fact. five commiss. licet idem A. B. de præmissis,
vel aliquo præmissorum, indictat. rectat. adjudicat.
utlagat. condemnat. convict. vel attinct. existit,
vel non existit; ac etiam omnia & singula Judicia,
Utlagaria, & Convictiones, pro eisdem præmissis, seu
eorum aliquo, habit. fact. five promulgat. ac omnes
Ponas, Punitiones, ac Ponalitates Corporales, pro
eisdem præmissis, aut eorum aliquo, ante Datum præsentium adjudicat. five incurs.; ita tamen quod stet
rectus in Curiâ, si quis versus eum loqui voluerit: Et
ulterius, de uberiori Gratiâ Nostrâ, firmiter præcipimus
omnibus & singulis Judicibus, Justiciariis, Officiariis, &
aliis Ministris Nostris quibuscunque, quod hæc præsens
Pardonatio Nostra construatur & adjudicetur in omnibus Curiis Nostris & alibi À valid. & effectual. in Lege,
pro Exoneratione præfati A. B. secundum veram Intentionem præsentium; aliquo Statuto, Actu, Ordinatione hujus Parliamenti, Provisione, five Restrictione,
inde in contrarium antehac habit. fact. edit. ordinat. five provis. in aliquo non obstante.
"In cujus Rei &c. Teste &c."
Gumbleden to be instituted to Coytie.
Ordered, That Sir Nath. Brent shall institute John
Gumbleden to the Rectory or Parsonage of Coytie, alias
Coed-tie, in the County of Glamorgan, and Diocese of
Landaffe, together with the Chapel of Noulton, alias
Ould Castle; the said Mr. Gumbleden being presented by
the Right Honourable the Earl of Leycester.
House adjourned till 10a, Monday Morning next.