House of Lords Journal Volume 9
1 January 1648

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 9: 1 January 1648', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 9: 1646 (1767-1830), pp. 621-626. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=37200 Date accessed: 27 November 2014.


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DIE Sabbati, 1 die Januarii.

PRAYERS, by Mr. Delmy.

Domini præsentes fuerunt:

Comes Manchester, Speaker.

Comes Warwicke.
Comes Salisbury.
Comes Northumb.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Rutland.
Comes Kent.
Comes Stamford.
Ds. North.
Ds. Howard.
Ds. La Warr.
Ds. Grey.
Ds. Wharton.

Answer from the H. C.

Sir Edward Leech and Mr. Page return with this Answer from the House of Commons:

That they agree in the Alterations in the Two Votes sent down Yesterday, concerning the Person of the King. (Here enter them.)

Ordinance to clear Messieurs Gibbs and Noel, for paying the Money to the Scots.

An Ordinance was presented to this House, for discharging Mr. Alderman Gibbs and Mr. Noell for the paying of Two Hundred Thousand Pounds to the Scotts; which was read, and Agreed to, and Ordered to be sent to the House of Commons for Concurrence.

Dinby's Ordinance to be Register of York.

An Ordinance was read, for making James Danby, Clerk, Register of Yorke; and Agreed to, and Ordered to be sent to the House of Commons for their Concurrence.

Preachers at the Fast thanked.

Ordered, That Mr. Bolton and Mr. Whitacre have Thanks returned them, for their Pains in preaching, the last Fast-day; and desired to print and publish their Sermons.

Message to the H. C. with the King's Answer to the Propositions; and that it may be communicated to the Scots Commissioners.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Edward Leech and Mr. Page:

To deliver to them the King's Answer; with a Desire that it may be communicated to the Scotts Commissioners this Afternoon, by the Members of both Houses that are of the Committee of both Kingdoms.

Order about the Commission concerning Windsor Forest.

Ordered, That the Order of the 11th of January, 1641, concerning the staying of inrolling the Commission touching Windsor Forrest, is hereby taken off and vacated; and the Parties whom it concerns left to proceed according to the Statute.

Message from the H. C. with a Vote to secure the King in Cansbrook Castle.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Nathaniell Stephens:

To let their Lordships know, that they have passed a Vote, "That Colonel Hamond shall secure the Person of the King in Caresbrooke Castle, until both Houses take further Order;" which because last Night they could not bring up to their Lordships, they now bring it up, to acquaint their Lordships what they have done.

Message from thence, with Ordinances and Orders.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Anthony Irby Baronet; who brought up,

Divers Ordinances for taking off Sequestrations from Delinquents Estates, wherein they desire their Lordships Concurrence.

2. An Order for the Sequestrations in the Northern Counties to be employed for the Use of those Counties.

(Here enter it.)

Agreed to.

3. An Order for the Commissioners in the Ordinance for the Sixty Thousand Pounds per Mensem Assessments to be Committees of Sequestrations in the Northern Association. (Here enter it.)

Agreed to.

4. An Order for making the Commissioners in the Ordinance of Sixty Thousand Pounds per Mensem in the County of Derby, the Committee of Sequestrations in that County. (Here enter it.)

Agreed to.

5. An Order for Thirty Pounds for the Officers of the Parish Church of Westm. (Here enter it.)

Agreed to.

6. An Order for Forty Pounds per Annum, out of the Sequestrations of the County of Dorset, to Lieutenant Butler. (Here enter it.)

Agreed to.

The Answer returned was:

Answer.

That this House will take the Ordinances for Sequestration into Consideration, and will send an Answer by Messengers: To all the rest of the Particulars, this House agrees to them.

Ordinances to clear the following Persons of their Delinquency.

These Ordinances of freeing Delinquents Estates upon Compositions, were read, and Agreed to:

1. An Ordinance for the Lord Viscount Campden.
2. Ordinance for Sir Henry Knollis.
3. Ordinance for Richard Culme.
4. Ordinance for Wm. Shercliffe.
5. Ordinance for John Hedlams.
6. Ordinance for Francis Layton.
7. Ordinance for Doctor Higge.
8. Ordinance for Anthony St. Leager.
9. Ordinance for Edward Wright.
10. Ordinance for Peter Jennings.
11. Ordinance for Jonathan Jennings.
12. Ordinance for Edward Trimlett, &c.
13. Ordinance for Rob't Gosnold.
14. Ordinance for Thomas Stockton.
(Here enter them.)

Ordered, That a Habeas Corpus cum Causa be issued out, to bring before this House John Bent, Servant to the Lord Lawarr.

General Mitten to be Vice Admiral of North Wales.

Die Jovis, 30 Decembris, 1647.

"By the Committee of Lords and Commons for the Admiralty and Cinque Ports.

Whereas the Vice Admiralty of North Wales is become vacant, by the Death of Mr. Thomas Glynn, late Vice (fn. *) Admiral thereof: Ordered, That Major General Thomas Mitton, who hath done much faithful Service to the Parliament, be recommended to both Houses of Parliament, for their approving him to be Vice Admiral there, if they shall in their Wisdom think fit.

"W. Jessop, Secretary."

Sir T. Fairfax's Order, for securing the King, approved of.

"The Lords and Commons do approve of what the General has done, in order to the present Safety and Security of the King's Person; and do order, That the General be hereby authorized and required to take special Care for the present Safety and Security of the Person of the King in Carresbrooke Castle, where now He is, until He shall receive further Orders and Directions from both Houses of Parliament."

Colonel Hammond to secure Him in Carisbrook Castle.

"Ordered, by the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, That Colonel Hammond, Governor of the Isle of Wight, in whose Custody the Person of the King now is, be hereby authorized and required to take special Care for the present Safety and Security of the King's Person in Caresbrooke Castle, where now He is; and that he do observe such Orders and Directions herein as he shall receive from the General, or from both Houses of Parliament."

Order for granting the Sequestrations of Northumberland, &c. for the Relief of the said Counties.

"Ordered, by the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, That the Sequestrations of the Lands and Estates of Delinquents in the County of Northumberland, and the Sequestrations of the Lands and Estates of Delinquents in the County of Newcastle upon Tyne, respectively, be granted to the said respective Counties, and received and detained in the Hands of their respective Sequestrators of the said Counties, and disposed of, upon Accompt, by the Commissioners named in the Ordinance for the Monthly Assessments of Sixty Thousand Pounds, who are likewise by former Order made Committees of Sequestrations in the said respective Counties towards the Satisfaction of those Public Engagements and Debts due unto the said respective Counties, by Act of Parliament or other wise."

Order for 40l. per Annum to Lieutenant Butler.

"Ordered, by the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, That the Committee of Sequestrations of the County of Dorsett do, out of the Sequestrations of the said County, allow and make constant and due Payments of the Yearly Pension of Forty Pounds unto Lieutenant Thomas Butler, who lost both his Eyes in the Service of the Parliament."

Committee for Sequestrations in Derby.

"Ordered, by the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, That the Persons nominated Commissioners in the Ordinance for the Monthly Assessments of Sixty Thousand Pounds for the County of Derby be added to the Committee for Sequestrations in the said County; with Power, in the said County, to put in Execution the several Ordinances of Sequestrations to all Intents and Purposes."

Committees for Sequestrations in the Northern Association.

"Ordered, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled, That the Persons nominated Commissioners in the Ordinance for the Monthly Assessments of Sixty Thousand Pounds for the County of Yorke, and the several Ridings of the same, and of the County of the City of Yorke, and the other Counties of the Northern Association, be added to the Committees of Sequestrations in the said County of Yorke and the several Ridings of the same, and the other Counties of the Northern Association, and appointed Committees of Sequestrations for the said Counties respectively; with Power, in the said several Counties of the Northern Association, to put in Execution the several Ordinances of Sequestrations, to all Intents and Purposes."

30l. for the Officers of St. Margaret's Church.

"It is this Day Ordered, by the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, That the Sum of Thirty Pounds be charged upon the Moiety of the Receipts of Goldsmiths Hall, not engaged in Course, and paid unto Mr. Wheeler and Mr. Bell, Members of the House of Commons, to be by them distributed to the Officers attending upon the Parish Church of Margarett's Westm'r."

Ordinance to clear Lord Campden of his Delinquency.

"Whereas Baptist Lord Viscount Campden hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to his Fine of Nine Thousand Pounds, he having been in Arms against the Parliament: The Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament do hereby authorize and appoint His Majesty's Solicitor General to prepare a Pardon to the said Lord Campden, for his said Offence, in such Form as is agreed by both Houses for like Offenders, together with a Grant of, and Restitution to him, his Heirs and Assigns, of all his Lands, Goods, and Chattels, and other Estate for which the said Fine was accepted, according to a Particular thereof made, and entered with the Committee at Gouldsmiths Hall, and of all Mean Profits thereof, from the Day of the Payment of the said Fine, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said Lord Campden in or to all Advowsons, Presentations, and Right of Patronage, to any Church or Chapel; which said Pardon, so prepared; the Commissioners of the Great Seal of England for the Time being are hereby likewise authorized to pass under the said Great Seal accordingly: Provided always, That this Ordinance, or the said Pardon thereon to be passed shall not extend to free the said Lord Campden from a further Composition, for any other Lands, Goods, or Chattels, than what are contained in the Particular aforesaid; and that, in case the said Lands mentioned in the said Particular were of greater Yearly Value than are therein expressed during Three Years before the Year of our Lord 1640, then the said Lord Campden shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint: Provided, That the said Lord Viscount Campden do settle, out of the Rectory of Langham, in the County of Rutland, One Hundred Pounds per Annum, during his Term and Estate therein, for the Increase of Maintenance for a Preaching Minister there; and Fifty Pounds per Annum for Increase of Maintenance to a Preaching Minister in the Church of Hamsted, in the County of Midd. for ever."

Sir Henry Knollis, D°.

"Whereas Sir Henry Knollis, of Groveplace, in the County of South'ton, Baronet, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to his Fine of Twelve Hundred and Fifty Pounds, he having lived in the Enemy's Quarters, and complied with them against the Parliament: The Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament do hereby authorize and appoint His Majesty's Solicitor General to prepare a Pardon to the said Sir Henry Knollis, for his said Offence, in such Form as is agreed by both Houses for like Offenders, together with a Grant of, and Restitution to him, his Heirs and Assigns, of all his Lands, Goods, Chattels, and other Estate for which his said Fine was accepted, according to a Particular thereof made, and entered with the Committee at Gouldsmiths Hall, and of all Mean Profits thereof, from the Twentieth Day of January, 1646, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said Sir Henry Knollis in or to all Advowsons, Presentations, and Right of Patronage, to any Church or Chapel; which said Pardon, so prepared, the Commissioners for the Great Seal of England for the Time being are hereby likewise authorized to pass under the said Great Seal accordingly: Provided always, That this Ordinance, or the said Pardon thereon to be passed, shall not extend to free the said Sir Henry Knollis from a further Composition, for any other Lands, Goods, or Chattels, than what are contained in the Particular aforesaid; and that, in case the said Lands mentioned in the said Particular were of greater Yearly Value than are therein expressed during Three Years before the Year of our Lord 1640, then the said Sir Hen. Knollis shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Culme, D°.

"Whereas Richard Culme, of Canon Leigh, in the County of Devon, Esquire, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to his Fine of Two Thousand Nine Hundred and Six Pounds, for that he adhered unto and assisted the Forces raised against the Parliament: The Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament do hereby authorize and appoint His Majesty's Solicitor General to prepare a Pardon to the said Richard Culme, for his said Offence, in such Form as is agreed by both Houses for like Offenders, together with a Grant of, and Restitution to him, his Heirs and Assigns, of all his Lands, Goods, and Chattels, and other Estate for which the said Fine was accepted, according to a Particular thereof made, and entered with the Committee at Gouldsmiths Hall, and of all Mean Profits thereof, to the said Richard Culme, from the Day of the Payment of his said Fine, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said Richard Culme in or to all Advowsons, Presentations, and Right of Patronage, to any Church or Chapel; which said Pardon, so prepared, the Commissioners for the Great Seal of England for the Time being are hereby authorized to pass under the said Great Seal accordingly: Provided always, That this Ordinance shall not extend to free the said Richard Culme from any further Composition, for any other Lands, Goods, or Chattels, than what are contained in the Particular aforesaid; and that, in case the said Lands mentioned in the said Particular were of greater Yearly Values than are therein expressed during Three Years before the Year of our Lord 1640, then the said Richard Culme shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Shercliffe, D°.

"Whereas William Shercliffe, of Ecclesfeild, in the County of Yorke, Gentleman, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to his Fine of One Hundred and Eight Pounds, he having adhered to the Forces raised against the Parliament: The Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament do hereby authorize and appoint His Majesty's Solicitor General to prepare a Pardon to the said William Shercliffe, for his said Offence, in such Form as is agreed by both Houses for like Offenders, together with a Grant of, and Restitution to him, his Heirs and Assigns, of all his Lands, Goods, and Chattels, and other Estate for which the said Fine was accepted, according to a Particular thereof made, and entered with the Committee at Gouldsmiths Hall, and of all Mean Profits thereof, from the 25th Day of July, 1646, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said William Shercliff in or to all Advowsons, Presentations, and Right of Patronage, to any Church or Chapel; which said Pardon, so prepared, the Commissioners of the Great Seal of England for the Time being are hereby likewise authorized to pass under the said Great Seal accordingly: Provided always, That this Ordinance, or the said Pardon thereon to be passed, shall not extend to free the said William Shercliffe from a further Composition, for any other Lands, Goods, or Chattels, than what are contained in the Particular aforesaid; and that, in case the said Lands mentioned in the said Particular were of greater Yearly Value than are therein expressed during Three Years before the Year of our Lord 1640, then the said Wm. Shercliffe shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Hediam, D°.

"Whereas John Hedlam, of Kathby, in the County of Yorke, Gentleman, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to his Fine of Three Hundred and Forty Pounds, he having been in Arms against the Parliament: The Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament do hereby authorize and appoint His Majesty's Solicitor General (fn. *) to prepare a Pardon to the said John Hedlam, for his said Offence, in such Form as is agreed by both Houses for like Offenders, together with a Grant of, and Restitution to him, his Heirs and Assigns, of all his Lands, Goods, and Chattels, and other Estate for which the said Fine was accepted, according to a Particular thereof made, and entered with the Committee at Gouldsmiths Hall, and of all Mean Profits thereof, from the Day of the Payment of the said Fine, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said John Hedlam in or to all Advowsons, Presentations, and Right of Patronage, to any Church or Chapel; which said Pardon, so prepared, the Commissioners for the Great Seal of England for the Time being are hereby likewise authorized to pass under the said Great Seal accordingly: Provided always, That this Ordinance, or the said Pardon thereon to be passed, shall not extend to free the said John Hedlam from a further Composition, for any other Lands, Goods, or Chattels, than what are contained in the Particular aforesaid; and that, in case the said Lands mentioned in the said Particular were of greater Yearly Value than are therein expressed during Three Years before the Year of our Lord 1640, then the said John Hedlam shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Layton, D°.

"Whereas Francis Layton, of Rawden, in the County of Yorke, Esquire, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to his Fine of Seven Hundred Thirty-six Pounds, and Twelve Shillings, he having adhered to the Forces raised against the Parliament: The Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament do hereby authorize and appoint His Majesty's Solicitor General to prepare a Pardon to the said Francis Layton, for his said Offence, in such Form as is agreed by both Houses for like Offenders, together with a Grant of, and Restitution to him, his Heirs and Assigns, of all his Lands, Goods, and Chattels, and other Estate for which the said Fine was accepted, according to a Particular thereof made, and entered with the Committee at Gouldsmiths Hall, and of all Mean Profits thereof, from the 23th Day of February, 1646, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said Francis Layton in or to all Advowsons, Presentations, and Right of Patronage, to any Church or Chapel; which said Pardon, so prepared, the Commissioners for the Great Seal of England for the Time being are hereby authorized to pass under the said Great Seal accordingly: Provided always, That this Ordinance, or the said Pardon thereon be passed, shall not extend to free the said Francis Layton from a further Composition, for any other Lands, Goods, or Chattels, than what are contained in the Particular aforesaid; and that, in case the said Lands mentioned in the said Particular were of greater Yearly Value than are therein expressed during Three Years before the Year of our Lord 1640, then the said Francis Layton shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Higgs, D°.

"Whereas Griffin Higgs, of Southstock, in the County of Oxon, Doctor in Divinity, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to his Fine of Four Hundred and Eighty Pounds, he having adhered to the Forces raised against the Parliament: The Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament do hereby authorize and appoint His Majesty's Solicitor Ceneral to prepare a Pardon to the said Grissin Higges, for his said Offence, in such Form as is agreed by both Houses for like Offenders, together with a Grant of, and Restitution to him, his Heirs and Assigns, of all his Lands, Goods, and Chattels, and other Estate for which the said Fine was accepted, according to a Particular thereof made, and entered with the Committee at Gouldsmiths Hall, and of all Mean Profits thereof, from the Day of the Payment of the said Fine, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said Griffin Higgs in or to all Advowsons, Presentations, and Right of Patronage, to any Church or Chapel; which said Pardon, so prepared, the Commissioners for the Great Seal of England for the Time being are hereby likewise authorized to pass under the said Great Seal accordingly: Provided always, That this Ordinance, or the said Pardon thereon to be passed, shall not extend to free the said Griffin Higgs from a further Composition, for any other Lands, Goods, or Chattels, than what are contained in the Particular aforesaid; and that, in case the said Lands mentioned in the said Particular were of greater Yearly Value than are therein expressed during Three Years before the Year of our Lord 1640, then the said Griffin Higgs shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Anthony St. Leger, D°.

"Whereas Anthony St. Leger, of Ulcombe, in the County of Kent, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to his Fine of Four Hundred Pounds, he having been in Arms against the Parliament: The Lords and Commons, &c. do hereby authorize and appoint His Majesty's Solicitor General to prepare a Pardon to the said Anthony St. Leger, for his said Offence, in such Form as is agreed by both Houses for like Offenders, together with a Grant of, and Restitution to him, his Heirs and Assigns, of all his Lands, Goods, and Chattels, and other Estate for which the said Fine was accepted, according to a Particular thereof made, and entered with the Committee at Gouldsmiths Hall, and of all Mean Profits thereof, from the Tenth Day of November, 1646, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said Anthony St. Leger in or to all Advowsons, Presentations, and Right of Patronage, to any Church or Chapel; which said Pardon, so prepared, the Commissioners for the Great Seal of England for the Time being are hereby likewise authorized to pass under the said Great Seal accordingly: Provided always, That this Ordinance, or the said Pardon thereon to be passed, shall not extend to free the said Anthony St. Leger from a further Composition, for any other Lands, Goods, or Chattels, than what are contained in the Particular aforesaid; and that, in case the said Lands mentioned in the said Particular were of greater Yearly Value than are therein expressed during Three Years before the Year of our Lord 1640, then the said Anthony St. Leger shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Wright, D°.

"Whereas Edward Wright, of Longtost, in the County of Lincolne, Yeoman, hath by both Houses of Parliament (fn. *) been admitted to his Fine of One Hundred and Three Pounds, he having been in Arms against the Parliament: The Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament do hereby authorize and appoint His Majesty's Solicitor General to prepare a Pardon to the said Edward Wright, for his said Offence, in such Form as is agreed by both Houses for like Offenders, together with a Grant and Restitution, to him, his Heirs and Assigns, of all his Lands, Goods, and Chattels, and other Estate for which the said Fine was accepted, according to a Particular thereof made, and entered with the Committee at Gouldsmiths Hall, and of all Mean Profits thereof, from the 30th Day of May, 1646, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said Edward Wright in or to all Advowsons, Presentations, and Right of Patronage, to any Church or Chapel; which said Pardon, so prepared, the Commissioners of the Great Seal of England for the Time being are hereby likewise authorized to pass under the said Great Seal accordingly: Provided always, That this Ordinance, or the said Pardon thereon to be passed, shall not extend to free the said Edward Wright from a further Composition, for any other Lands, Goods, or Chattels, than what are contained in the Particular aforesaid; and that, in case the said Lands mentioned in the said Particular were of greater Yearly Value than are therein expressed during Three Years before the Year of our Lord 1640, then the said Edward Wright shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

P. Jennings, D°.

"Whereas Peter Jennings, of Sillesden, in the County of Yorke, Esquire, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to his Fine of Eight Hundred Seventy and Eight Pounds, he having adhered to the Forces raised against the Parliament: The Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament do hereby authorize and appoint His Majesty's Solicitor General to prepare a Pardon to the said Peter Jennings, for his said Offence, in such Form as is agreed by both Houses for like Offenders, together with a Grant of, and Restitution to him, his Heirs and Assigns, of all his Lands, Goods, and Chattels, and other Estate for which the said Fine was accepted, according to a Particular thereof made, and entered with the Committee at Gouldsmithes Hall, and of all Mean Profits thereof, from the First of March, 1646, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said Peter Jennings in or to all Advowsons, Presentations, and Right of Patronage, to any Church or Chapel; which said Pardon, so prepared, the Commissioners for the Great Seal of England for the Time being are hereby likewise authorized to pass under the said Great Seal accordingly: Provided always, That this Ordinance, or the said Pardon thereon to be passed, shall not extend to free the said Peter Jennings from a further Composition, for any other Lands, Goods, or Chattels, than what are contained in the Particular aforesaid; and that, in case the said Lands mentioned in the said Particular were of greater Yearly Value than is therein expressed during Three Years before the Year of our Lord 1640, then the said Peter Jennings shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

J. Jennings, D°.

"Whereas Jonathan Jennings, of Rippon, in the County of Yorke, Esquire, Counsellor at Law, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to his Fine of One Hundred Fifty-six Pounds, Twelve Shillings, he having adhered to the Enemies of the Parliament: The Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament do hereby authorize and appoint His Majesty's Solicitor General to prepare a Pardon to the said Jonathan Jennings, for his said Offence, in such Form as is agreed by both Houses for like Offenders, together with a Grant of, and Restitution to him, his Heirs and Assigns, of all his Lands, Goods, and Chattels, and other Estate for which the said Fine was accepted, according to a Particular thereof made, and entered with the Committee at Gouldsmiths Hall, and of all Mean Profits thereof, from the First of March, 1646; with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said Jonathan Jennings in or to all Advowsons, Presentations, and Right of Patronage, to any Church or Chapel; which said Pardon, so prepared, the Commissioners for the Great Seal of England for the Time being are hereby likewise authorized to pass under the said Great Seal accordingly: Provided always, That this Ordinance, or the said Pardon thereon to be passed, shall not extend to free the said Jonathan Jennings from a further Composition, for any other Lands, Goods, or Chattels, than what are contained in the Particular aforesaid; and that, in case the said Lands mentioned in the said Particular were of greater Yearly Value than is therein expressed during Three Years before the Year of our Lord 1640, then the said Jonathan Jennings shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Trimlett, Peirce, Kercher, Goble, and Fisher, D°.

"Whereas Edward Trimlett and Thomas Peirce, of Boscham, in the County of Sussex, Thomas Kercher, of Harsley, in the County of Southampton, William Goble, of Boxgrove, in the County of Sussex, and John Fisher, of Chute, in the County of Wilts, have by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to their Fines; videlicet, the said Edward Trimlett to his Fine of Forty Pounds, the said Thomas Peirce to his Fine of Twenty Pounds, the said Tho. Kercher to his Fine of Eighty Pounds, the said William Goble to his Fine of Twenty-four Pounds Sixteen Shillings, and the said John Fisher to his Fine of Forty-five Pounds, for that they have all of them been in Arms against the Parliament: The Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament do hereby authorize and appoint His Majesty's Solicitor General to prepare a Pardon to the said Edward Trimlett, Thomas Peirce, Thomas Kercher, Wm. Goble, and John Fisher, for their said Offences, in such Form as shall be agreed by both Houses for like Offenders, together with a Grant of, and Restitution to them, their Heirs and Assigns, of all their Lands, Goods, and Chattels, and other Estates for which the said Fines were accepted, according to Particulars thereof made, and entered with the Committee at Gouldsmiths Hall, and of all Mean Profits thereof; (videlicet;) to the said Edward Trimlett, from the Day of the Payment of his said Fine; to the said Thomas Peirce, from the Day of the Payment of his said Fine; to the said Thomas Kercher, from the 23th Day of March, 1645; to the said Wm. Goble, from the 22th Day of April, 1646; and to the said John Fisher, from the 23th Day of April, 1646; with an Exception of the Rights or Estates of the said Edward Trimlett, Thomas Peirce, Thomas Kercher, William Goble, and John Fisher, and every of them, in or to all Advowsons, Presentations, and Right of Patronage, to any Church or Chapel; which said Pardon, so prepared, the Commissioners for the Great Seal of England for the Time being are hereby authorized to pass under the said Great Seal accordingly: Provided always, That this Ordinance, or the said Pardon thereon to be passed, shall not extend to free the said Edward Trimlett, Thomas Peirce, Thomas Kercher, William Goble, or John Fisher, nor any of them, from any further Compositions, for any other Lands, Goods, or Chattels, than what are contained in the Particulars aforesaid; and that, in case the said Lands mentioned in the said Particulars were of greater Yearly Values than are therein expressed during Three Years before the Year of our Lord 1640, then the said Edward Trimlett, Thomas Peirce, Thomas Kercher, William Goble, and John Fisher, shall pay such further Fines, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Gosnold, D°.

"Whereas Robert Gosnold, of Ottley, in the County of Suffolke, Esquire, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to his Fine of Six Hundred Pounds, for that he was in Arms against the Parliament: The Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled do hereby authorize and appoint His Majesty's Solicitor General to prepare a Pardon to the said Robert Gosnold, for his said Offence, in such Form as is agreed by both Houses for like Offenders, together with a Grant of, and Restitution to him, his Heirs and Assigns, of all his Lands, Goods, and Chattels, and other Estate for which the said Fine was accepted, according to a Particular thereof made, and entered with the Committee at Gouldsmiths Hall, and of all Mean Profits thereof, to the said Robert Gosnold, from the 3d of October, 1645, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said Robert Gosnold in or to all Advowsons, Presentations, and Right of Patronage, to any Church or Chapel; which said Pardon, so prepared, the Commissioners for the Great Seal of England for the Time being are hereby authorized to pass under the said Great Seal accordingly: Provided always, That this Ordinance, or the said Pardon thereon to be passed, shall not extend to free the said Rob't Gosnold from any further Composition, for any other Lands, Goods, or Chattels, than what are contained in the Particular aforesaid; and that, in case the said Lands mentioned in the said Particular were of greater Yearly Values than are therein expressed during Three Years before the Year of our Lord 1640, then the said Robert Gosnold shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Stockton, D°.

"Whereas Thomas Stockton, of Kiddington, in the County of Chester, Esquire, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to his Fine of Two Hundred and Twenty-three Pounds, he having adhered to the Forces raised against the Parliament: The Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament do hereby authorize and appoint His Majesty's Solicitor General to prepare a Pardon to the said Thomas Stockton, for his said Offence, in such Form as is agreed by both Houses for like Offenders, together with a Grant of, and Restitution to him, his Heirs and Assigns, of all his Lands, Goods, and Chattels, and other Estate for which the said Fine was accepted, according to a Particular thereof made, and entered with the Committee at Gouldsmiths Hall, and of all Mean Profits thereof, from the 23th Day of November, 1646, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said ThoStockton in or to all Advowsons, Presentations, and Right of Patronage, to any Church or Chapel; which said Pardon, so prepared, the Commissioners for the Great Seal of England for the Time being are hereby likewise authorized to pass under the said Great Seal accordingly: Provided always, That this Ordinance, or the said Pardon thereon to be passed, shall not extend to free the said Thomas Stockton from a further Composition, for any other Lands, Goods, or Chattels, than what are contained in the Particular aforesaid; and that, in case the said Lands mentioned in the said Particular were of greater Yearly Value than are therein expressed during Three Years before the Year of our Lord 1640, then the said Thomas Stockton shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Adjourn.

House adjourned till 10 a Monday next.

Footnotes

* Origin. Admiralty.
* Origin. do.
* Bis in Originali.