House of Lords Journal Volume 9
5 January 1648

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 9: 5 January 1648', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 9: 1646 (1767-1830), pp. 636-639. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=37203 Date accessed: 20 August 2014.


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DIE Mercurii, 5 die Januarii.

PRAYERS, by Mr. Callamy.

Domini præsentes fuerunt:

Comes Manchester, Speaker.

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

Ordinances to clear the following Persons of their Delinquency.

These Ordinances of Compositions of Delinquents were read, and passed:

1. Ordinance for Thomas Beamount.
2. Ordinance for Daniell Mawde.
3. Ordinance for Edward Lewen.
4. Ordinance for Wm. Thomas.
5. Ordinance for Henry Slaughter.
6. Ordinance for Thomas Metcalfe.
7. Ordinance for Spencer Lucy Esquire.
8. Ordinance for Sir Edward Berkeley.
9. Ordinance for Richard Berkeley.
10. Ordinance for Sir Edward Griffin.
11. Ordinance for Thomas Lord Cromwell. Respited.
(Here enter them.)

Message from the H. C. with Ordinances.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir John D'Anvers Knight, &c; who brought up Two Ordinances, wherein they desire their Lordships Concurrence:

Ordinance for a Committee for the Militia of The Tower Hamlets

1. An Ordinance for constituting a Committee of Militia of the Hamlets of The Tower.

Read Twice, and committed to these Lords following:

(fn. *) Comes Northumb.
Comes Kent.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Salisbury.
Ds. Grey.
Ds. North.

Any Three; to meet when they please.

2. An Ordinance for adding some Persons to the Committee for the Excise. (Here enter it.)

Agreed to.

The Answer returned was:

Answer to the H. C.

That this House agrees to the Ordinance for adding the Persons to the Committee for Excise: To the Ordinance concerning the Committee for the Militia of the Hamlets, they will send an Answer by Messengers of their own.

Message to them, about the Marq. of Winton and the E. of Cleveland; and with Noel's Ordinance.

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

1. To put them in Mind of the Messages formerly sent down, concerning the Marquis of Winton and the Earl of Cleveland.

2. To deliver to them Mr. Noell's Ordinance, and desire their Concurrence therein.

Ordinance for raising 50,000£. for Ireland.

Ordered, To have a Conference with the House of Commons To-morrow, concerning the Ordinance for Fifty Thousand Pounds for Ireland; aud then to acquaint them with what sticks with this House against the passing of it.

Ordinance to clear Beamont of his Delinquency.

"Whereas Thomas Beamont, of Whitley, in the County of Yorke, Esquire, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to his Fine of Seven 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 Beamont, 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 Gouldsmths Hall, and of all Mean Profits thereof, from the 13th Day of April, 1646, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said Thomas Beamont 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 Beamont 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 Thomas Beamont shall pay such further Fine; by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Mawde, D°.

"Whereas Daniell Mawde, of Wakefeild, in the County of Yorke, Yeoman, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to his Fine of One Hundred and Eighty 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 Daniell Maude, 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 March, 1645, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said Daniell Maude 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 Daniell Maude 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 Daniell Mawd shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Lewen, D°.

"Whereas Edward Lewen, of Christ's Church, in the County of Southampton, Gentleman, 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 Edward Lewen, 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 October, 1646, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said Edward Lewen 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 Edward Lewen 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 Lewen shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Thomas, D°.

"Whereas William Thomas, of Swanzey, in the County of Glamorgan, Esquire, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to the Fine of Three Hundred Thirty and Six Pounds, he having left his Habitation, 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 Will'm Thomas, 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, to the said Will'm Thomas, from the 28th Day of September, 1646, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said Will'm Thomas 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 (fn. *) 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 Thomas 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 Wm. Thomas shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Slaughter, D°.

"Whereas Henry Slaughter, of Keighley, in the County of Yorke, Gentleman, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to his Fine of One Hundred and 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 to prepare a Pardon to the said Henry Slaughter, 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 14th Day of March, 1645, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said Henry Slaughter 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 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 Henry Slaughter 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 Henry Slaughter shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Metcalfe, D°.

"Whereas Thomas Metcalfe, of Leeds, in the County of Yorke, Merchant, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to his Fine of One Hundred and Twenty Pounds, he having deserted his 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 Thomas Metcalfe, 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 Tenth Day of April, 1646, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said Thomas Metcalfe in or to all Advowsons, Presentatations, 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 Metcalfe 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 Thomas Metcalfe shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Lucy, D°.

"Whereas Spencer Lucy, of Charlecott, in the County of Warwick, Esquire, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to his Fine of Three Thousand Five Hundred and Thirteen Pounds, for that he was 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 Spencer Lucy, 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 Spencer Lucy, from the Day of the Payment of his said Fine, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said Spencer Lucy in or to all Advowsons, Presentations, and Rights 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 Spencer Lucy 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 (fn. *) than are therein expressed during Three Years before the Year of our Lord 1640, then the said Spencer Lucy shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Sir Edw. Berkley, D°.

"Whereas Sir Edward Berkley, of Pull, alias Pill, in the County of Som'sett, Knight, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to his Fine of Six Hundred and Four Score 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 Sir Edward 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 11th Day of March, 1646, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said Sir Edward Berkley 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 Edward 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 Edward Berkley shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Rich. Berkley, D°.

"Whereas Richard Berkley, of Rendcombe, in the County of Gloucester, Esquire, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to his Fine of Three Hundred and Seventy 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 Richard 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 Richard Berkley 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 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 Richard Berkley shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Sir Edw. Griffin, D°.

"Whereas Sir Edward Griffin, of Dingley, in Com. North'ton, Knight, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to his Fine of One Thousand Seven Hundred 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 Edward Griffin, 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 Edward Griffin 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 Sir Edward Griffin 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 Sir Edward Griffin shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."

Additional Committees for Excise.

"Ordered, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled, That Mr. Aldworth, Mr. Crowther, Mr. James Nelthorpe, Mr. Snelling, Colonel Thompson, Colonel Birch, Mr. Pury, and Mr. White, be added to the Committee of Excise."

Adjourn.

House adjourned till 10a cras.

Footnotes

* Origin. Coll.
* Origin. authorize.
* Bis in Originali.