House of Lords Journal Volume 9
3 January 1648

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 9: 3 January 1648', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 9: 1646 (1767-1830), pp. 626-634. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=37201 Date accessed: 26 October 2014.


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DIE Lunæ, 3 die Januarii.

PRAYERS, by Mr. Callamy.

Domini præsentes fuerunt:

Comes Manchester, Speaker.

Comes Kent.
Comes Warwicke.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Rutland.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Denbigh.
Ds. La Warr.
Ds. Grey.
Ds. Howard.
Ds. Wharton.

E. of Northumberland excused.

The Earl of Northumb. is excused for his Absence this Day.

Absent Lords to attend, without Excuse.

Ordered, That all the Lords shall be summoned to attend this House forthwith; and the Earl of Pembrooke, Lord Viscount Say & Seale, and the Lord Robertes, are to be present on Friday next, all Excuses set apart; and that no Lord shall be absent from his Attendance on this House without Leave.

Smith and Davis.

Ordered, That the Cause between Solomon Smyth and Davis shall be heard, on Thursday next come Sevennight, by Counsel on both Sides.

Message to the H. C. for an Answer about Col. Rainsborough not commanding at Sea.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Dr. Aylett and Mr. Eltonhead:

To put them in Mind, that whereas lately this House had a Conference with them, concerning Colonel Raynsborough's not going to Sea, to which their Lordships have heard nothing from them; to desire an Answer from them concerning the same.

French Ambassador allowed the Impost on Wine.

Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee for the Navy and Customs, that the French Ambassador may be allowed his Impost of Wine, as other Ambassadors have allowed them.

Preachers at the Fast.

Ordered, That Mr. Thomas Goodwin and Mr. Callamy are appointed to preach before the Lords, on the next Fast-day, in the Abbey Church at Westm.

Ordinances to clear the following Persons of their Delinquency.

This Day these Ordinances for taking off Delinquents Sequestrations were read, and passed:

1. Ordinance for Benjamin Cutler.
2. Ordinance for Gregory Armitage.
3. Ordinance for Francis Sherrington.
4. Ordinance for Thomas Slyngsby.
5. Ordinance for John Shalcrosse.
6. Ordinance for Joseph Hillary.
7. Ordinance for Robert Burr.
8. Ordinance for John Coventry.
9. Ordinance for Wm. Bromley.
10. Ordinance for John Soame.
11. Ordinance for George Southcott.
12. Ordinance for James Watkinson.
13. Ordinance for Thomas Blackwall.
14. Ordinance for Walter Chetwin.
15. Ordinance for Christopher Thompson.
16. Ordinance for Wm. Marshall.
17. Ordinance for Peter Bartowe.
18. Ordinance for John Mitchell.
19. Ordinance for Joane Strode.
20. Ordinance for Roger Knight.
21. Ordinance for Charles Jackson.
22. Ordinance for Francis Chocke.
23. Ordinance for Richard Longe.
24. Ordinance for Wm. Corriton.
25. Ordinance for Tobias Swynburne.
26. Ordinance for Edward Phillips.
27. Ordinance for Alexander Moore.
28. Ordinance for Sir Maurice Berkeley.
29. Ordinance for Sarah Cox.
30. Ordinance for Richard Newman.














(Here enter them.)

Willis, Chaplain to Payne's Regiment, Accompts to be stated;

Ordered, That the Committee of Accompts shall cast up the Accompts of Mr. Thomas Willis Minister, Chaplain to the Regiment of Colonel Payne, Part of the Brigade under the Command of Major General Browne.

and Lieut. Col. Peto's:

Ordered, That the Committee of Accompts shall cast up the Accompts of Lieutenant Colonel Peto, Lieutenant Colonel to the Earl of Denbigh's Regiment of Horse.

Ordinance for him to have a Place in the Armory.

Ordered, That an Ordinance be brought, for confirming to him a Place about the Armory in The Tower of London, conferred upon him by the Constable of The Tower.

Whitchcott and Loftus, in Error.

This Day being by Order appointed to hear the Errors argued, in the Writ of Error between Whitchcott Plaintiff and Loftus Defendant; but neither the Plaintiff nor his Counsel appeared.

Upon Affidavit made, that the Order was served upon the Plaintiff's Attorney; the House, hearing the Counsel of the Defendant, and taking the same into Consideration, Ordered, That the Judgement given in the King's Bench in this Cause is hereby confirmed; and the Record remitted into the King's Bench, that so Execution may be taken out accordingly: It is further Ordered, That the Plaintiff shall pay, to the Defendant, Ten Pounds for Costs in this Cause.

Walbank, Perkins, Cowley, and Grover, Fines taken off.

Upon reading the Petition of John Walbancke, Christofer Perkins, Henry Cowley, and John Grover: (Here enter it.)

It is Ordered, That the Barons of the Exchequer shall take off the Fines imposed upon them by some of the Justices of the County of Bucks, for not attending them at the Sessions at Bucks.

Ordinance to clear Cutler of his Delinquency.

"Whereas Benjamine Cutler, of Ipswich, in the County of Suffolke, Gentleman, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to his Fine of Seven Hundred and Fifty 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 Benjamine Cutler, 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 Second Day of May, 1646, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said Benjamine Cutler 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 Benjamine Cutler 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 Values than therein is expressed during Three Years before the Year of our Lord 1640, then the said Benjamine Cutler shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Armitage, D°.

"Whereas Gregory Armitage, of Nether Shitlington, in the County of Yorke, Gentleman, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to his Fine of Four Hundred Pounds, he having adhered unto and lived in the Enemy's Quarters: The Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament do hereby authorize and appoint His Majesty's Solicitor General to prepare a Pardon to the said Gregory Armitage, 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 Gregory Armitage, from the First Day of May, 1646, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said Gregory Armitage 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 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 Gregory Armitage 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 Value than are therein expressed during Three Years before the Year of our Lord 1640, then the said Gregory Armitage shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint: Provided, That the said Gregory Armitage, of Nether Shitlington, in the County of Yorke, Gentleman, do allow Eight Pounds per Annum to the Church of Dewsbury Gowle, where the Vicar hath but Thirty Pounds per Annum."

Sherrington, D°.

"Whereas Francis Sherrington, of Boothes, in the County of Lancaster, Gentleman, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to his Fine of Three Hundred and Fifteen Pounds, he having 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 Francis Sherrington, 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 Day of January, 1646, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said Francis Sherrington in or to all Advowsons, Presentations, or 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 Francis Sherrington 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 Sherrington shall pay such Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Slingsby, D°.

"Whereas Thomas Slingsby, of the City of Yorke, Esquire, (fn. *) 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 to prepare a Pardon to the said Thomas Slingsby, 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 April, 1646, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said Thomas Slingsby 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 Slingsby 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 Slingsby shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Shalcrosse, D°.

"Whereas John Shalcrosse, of Shalcrosse, in the County of Derby, Esquire, 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 assembled in Parliament do hereby authorize and appoint His Majesty's Solicitor General to prepare a Pardon to the said John Shalcrosse, 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 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 9th Day of March, 1646, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said John Shalcrosse 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 Shalcrosse 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 Values than are therein expressed during Three Years before the Year of our Lord 1640, then the said John Shalcrosse shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Hillary, D°.

"Whereas Joseph Hillary, of Leeds, in the County of Yorke, Merchant, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to his Fine of One Hundred and Forty Pounds, he having contributed 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 Joseph Hillary, 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 27th Day of March, 1646, with an Exception of the Right and Estate of the said Joseph Hillary 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 Joseph Hillary from a further Composition, for any other Lands, Goods, or Chattels, than what are contained in the Particular aforesaid; and 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 Joseph Hillary shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Burre, D°.

"Whereas Rob't Burre, of Aylesham, in the County of Norfolke, Yeoman, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to his Fine of Three Hundred and Thirty Pounds, he having executed the Office of a Constable, and in that Time disarmed some Persons that were well-affected to the Parliament, there being an Insurrection in the Town of Aylesham aforesaid: The Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament do hereby authorize and appoint His Majesty's Solicitor General to prepare a Pardon to the said Robert Burre, 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 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 his said Fine, being the 18th of September, 1646, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said Robert Burre 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 Robert Burre 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 Robert Burre shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Coventry, D°.

"Whereas John Coventry, of Barton, in the County of Som'sett, Esquire, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to his Fine of Four Thousand Pounds, he having been a Member of the House of Commons, and deserted the Parliament, and taken up Arms against them: The Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament do hereby authorize and appoint His Majesty's Solicitor General to prepare a Pardon to the said John Coventry, for his said Offence, in such Form as is agreed by both Houses for like Offenders, (fn. *) 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 19th Day of September, 1646, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said John Coventry 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 Coventry 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 Coventry shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Bromley, D°.

"Whereas William Bromley, of Bagington, in the County of Warwicke, Esquire, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to his Fine of Four Hundred Twenty and Four Pounds, he having left his Habitation, and resided in the Enemy's Quarters: The Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament do hereby authorize and appoint His Majesty's Solicitor General to prepare a Pardon to the said Wm. Bromley, 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 January, 1646, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said Wm. Bromley in or to all Advowsons, Presentations, or 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 William Bromley 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 Values than is therein expressed during Three Years before the Year of our Lord 1640, then the said William Bromley shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Soame, D°.

"Whereas John Soame, of Barnham, in the County of Norffolke, Esquire, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to his Fine of Four Hundred Thirty 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 Soame, 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 24th Day of March, 1645, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said John Soame 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 Soame from a further Composition, for any other Estate, 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 Soame shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

George and Thomas Southcoate, D°.

"Whereas George Southcoate, of Kilmington, in the County of Devon, Gentleman, and Thomas Southcoate his Son, have by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to their Fine of Two Hundred and Seventeen Pounds, they having deserted their Dwelling, and lived in the Enemy's Quarters: The Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament do hereby authorize and appoint His Majesty's Solicitor General to prepare a Pardon to the said George and Thomas Southcoate, for their said Offence, in such Form as is 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 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 George and Thomas Southcoate, from the Day of the Payment of their said Fine with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said George and Thomas Southcoate 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 George and Thomas Southcoate 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 George and Thomas Southcoate shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Watkinson, D°.

"Whereas James Watkinson, of Kingston upon Hull, Merchant, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to his Fine of Four Hundred Pounds, he having left his Habitation, and resided in the Enemy's Quarters: The Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament do hereby authorize and appoint His Majesty's Solicitor General to prepare a Pardon to the said James Watkinson, 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 the 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 18th Day of September, 1645, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said James Watkinson 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 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 James Watkinson 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 James Watkinson shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Blackwall, D°.

"Whereas Thomas Blackwall, of Mansfeild Woodhouse, in the County of Nottingham, Esquire, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to his Fine of Three Hundred 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 Thomas Blackwall, 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 March, 1646, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said Thomas Blackwall 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 Thomas (fn. *) Blackway 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 Value than are therein expressed during Three Years before the Year of our Lord 1640, then the said Tho. Blackwall shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Chetwin, D°.

"Whereas Walter Chetwin, of Ridgley, in the County of Stafford, Gentleman, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to his Fine of Four Hundred and Sixty-four Pounds, he having left his Habitation, and resided in the Enemy's Quarters: The Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled do hereby authorize and appoint His Majesty's Solicitor General to prepare a Pardon to the said Walter Chetwin, 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 the 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 January, 1646, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said Walter Chetwin 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 Walter Chetwin 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 Value than are therein expressed during Three Years before the Year of our Lord 1640, then the said Walter Chetwin shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Thompson, D°.

"Whereas Christopher Thompson, of Scarborough, in the County of Yorke, Merchant Taylor, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to his Fine of One Hundred and Fifty 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 Christopher Thompson, 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 23th Day of April, 1646, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said Christopher Thompson 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, extend not to free the said Christ. Thompson from a further Composition, for any other Lands, Goods, or Chattels, than what are contained in the Particular aforesaid; and 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 Christopher Thompson shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Marshall, D°.

"Whereas William Marshall, of Moretowne, in the County of Yorke, Yeoman, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to his Fine of One Hundred and Nine 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 Wm. Marshall, 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 17th Day of April, 1646, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said William Marshall 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 Will'm Marshall 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 therein are expressed during Three Years before the Year of our Lord 1640, then the said Will'm Marshall shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Bartowe, D°.

"Whereas Peter Bartowe, of Owlescombe, in the County of Devon, Yeoman, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to his Fine of One Hundred Eighty and Seven 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 Peter Bartowe, 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 22th Day of July, 1646, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said Peter Bartowe 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 Peter Bartowe 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 cur Lord 1640, then the said Peter Bartowe shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Mitchell, D°.

"Whereas John Mitchell, of Bramscombe, in the County of Devon, hath been by both Houses of Parliament admitted to his Fine of One Hundred and Forty Pounds, he having 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 John Mitchell, 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 14th Day of July, 1646, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said John Mitchell in or to all Advowsons, Presentations, or Right of Patronage, to any Church or Chapel; which said Pardon, so prepared, the Commissioners for the Great Seal 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 Mitchell 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 Mitchell shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Mrs. Stroade, D°.

"Whereas Joan Stroade, of the Parish of Stoake under Hamden, in the County of Som'sett, Widow, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to her Fine of One Hundred and Seventy Pounds, she having carried and sold Victuals 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 Joan Stroade, for her said Offence, in such Form as is agreed by both Houses for like Offenders, together with a Grant of, and Restitution to her, her Heirs and Assigns, of all her 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 29th Day of October, 1646, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said Joane Stroade 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 Joane Stroade 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 Joane Stroad shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Knight, D°.

"Whereas Roger Knight, of Burstock, in the County of Dorsett, Gentleman, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to his Fine of One Hundred and Eighty-five Pounds, he having 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 Roger Knight, 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 21th Day of October, 1646, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said Roger Knight 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 (fn. *) 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 Roger Knight 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 exprested during Three Years before the Year of our Lord 1640, then the said Roger Knight shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Jackson, D°.

"Whereas Charles Jackson, of Charlton, in the County of Yorke, Gentleman, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to his Fine of One Hundred and Thirty-three Pounds, Six Shillings, Four Pence, 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 Charles Jackson, 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 15th Day of December, 1646, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said Charles Jackson 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 Charles Jackson 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 Charles Jackson shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Chock, D°.

"Whereas Francis Chocke, of Abington, in the County of Berks, Esquire, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to his Fine of Five Hundred Seventy and Two 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 Francis Chock, 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 Six and Twentieth Day of February, One Thousand Six Hundred and Forty-six, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said Francis Chocke 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 Francis Chocke 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 One Thousand Six Hundred and Forty, then the said Francis Chocke shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Long, D°.

"Whereas Richard Longe, of Bristoll, Merchant, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to his Fine of Eight Hundred Pounds, he having adhered and contributed 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 Richard Long, for his said Offence, in such Form as is agreed by both Houses for like Offenders, to gether 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 29th Day of December, 1646, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said Richard Longe 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 Richard Longe from a further Composition, for any other Lands, Goods, or Chattels, than what are contained in the Particular aforesaid; and 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 Richard Longe shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Coriton, D°.

"Whereas William Coriton, of Newton, in the County of Cornwall, Esquire, hath been admitted to his Fine of Eight Hundred and Twenty-eight 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 Wm. Coriton, 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 his said Fine, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said Wm. Coriton 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 (fn. *) Seal accordingly: Provided always, That this Ordinance, or the said Pardon thereon to be passed, shall not extend to free the said Wm. Coriton from a further Composition, for any other Lands, Goods, or Chattels, than what are contained in the said Particular; 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 Will'm Coriton shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Swinburne, D°.

"Whereas Tobias Swinburne, of the City of Yorke, Advocate of the Civil Law, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to his Fine of One Hundred and Seventy 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 Tobias Swinburne, 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 18th Day of April, 1646, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said Tobias Swinburne 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 Tobias Swinburne from a further Composition, for any other Lands, Goods, or Chattels, than what are contained in the Particular aforesaid; and 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 Tobias Swinburne shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Phillips, D°.

"Whereas Edward Phillipps, of Mountague, in the County of Som'sett, Esquire, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to his Fine of One Thousand Two Hundred Seventy-six Pounds, Thirteen Shillings, Four Pence, he having deserted the Parliament, being a Member thereof: 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 Phillips, 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 24th Day of March, 1646, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said Edward Phillipps 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 Phillips 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 Values than are therein expressed during Three Years before the Year of our Lord 1640, then the said Edward Phillips shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Moore, D°.

"Whereas Alexand'r Moore, of Grantham, in the County of Lincolne, Esquire, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to his Fine of Three Hundred and Fifty 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 Alexand'r Moore, 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 Payment of his said Fine, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said Alexander Moore 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 Alexand'r Moore 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 Alexand'r Moore shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Sir Maurice Berkley, D°.

"Whereas Sir Maurice Berkley, of Rendcombe, in the County of Gloucester, Knight, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to his Fine of One Thousand and Thirty 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 Sir Maurice Berkley, 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 his said Fine, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said Sir Maurice Berkley 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 Sir Maurice Berkley 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 Maurice Berkley shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Mrs. Cox, D°.

"Whereas Sarah Coxe, of Chichester, in the County of Sussex, Widow, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to her Fine of One Hundred and Twenty Pounds, she having deserted her Dwelling, and resided in the Enemy's Garrisons: The Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament do hereby authorize and appoint His Majesty's Solicitor General to prepare a Pardon to the said Sarah Coxe, for her said Offence, in such Form as is agreed by both Houses for like Offenders, together with a Grant of, and Restitution to her, her Heirs and Assigns, of all her 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 24th Day of March, 1645, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said Sarah Coxe 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 Sarah Coxe from a further Composition, for any other Lands, Goods, or Chattels, than what are contained in the Particular aforesaid; and 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 Sarah Coxe shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Newman, D°.

"Whereas Richard Newman, of Fish-head Magdallen, in the County of Dorsett, Gentleman, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to his Fine of Two Hundred and Eighty-seven Pounds, Ten Shillings, he having been a Commissioner of Array, and acted accordingly: 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 Newman, 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 21th of March, 1645, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said Richard Newman 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 Richard Newman 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 Richard Newman shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Walbank, Perkins, Cowley, and Grover, Petition, for their Fines to be taken off, imposed on them for not attending the Quarter Sessions at Buckingham.

"To the Right Honourable the Lords assembled in Parliament.

"The humble Petition of John Walbanck, Christopher Perkins, Henry Cowley, and John Grover, Gentlemen;

"Humbly sheweth,

"That your Petitioners, in Obedience to the Order of this Honourable House, did give their Attendance at the Sessions held for the County of Bucks, at Aylesbury, upon the 29th of April last; your Lordships having declared that to be the Place where the Sessions ought to be kept: But some Justices, meeting at Buckingham, did there fine your Petitioners in great Sums of Money, for not attending there.

"Wherefore your Petitioners humbly pray, this Honourable House will be pleased to take into Consideration; and to prohibit the Barons of the Exchequer, and all other Officers whom it may concern, to estreat or receive Estreats of the Fines imposed upon your Petitioners as aforesaid, and to order your Petitioners may be discharged of the said Fines; having, as they hope, not any Way offended.

"And your Petitioners shall ever pray, &c."

Adjourn.

House adjourned till 10a cras.

Footnotes

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