DIE Jovis, 13 die Januarii.
PRAYERS, by Mr. Marshall.
Domini præsentes fuerunt:
Comes Manchester, Speaker.
L. Viscount Say & Seale.
Ds. La Warr.
Message to the H. C. with Lady Honor Bryan's Petition; and to remind them of L. Cromwell's.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by
Dr. Aylett and Dr. Heath:
To recommend to them the Petition of the Lady
2. To put them in Mind of the Lord Cromwell's Petition.
Message from thence, with Ordinances and Orders.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons,
by Mr. Jepson, &c.; who brought up several Orders and
Ordinances, wherein they desire their Lordships Concurrence:
1. A Proviso to be added to the Ordinance for
raising of Fifty Thousand Pounds, for the Affairs of
Ireland. (Here enter it.)
Read, and Agreed to.
2. A Patent to be prepared, for Dr. Hill to be
Master of Trynity Colledge, in Cambridge.
3. An Order of additional Names to the Committee
4. Concerning Collections.
5. An Ordinance for One Thousand Pounds, to be
sent into Munster.
6. Concerning the Growth of Wools in Ireland.
7. An Ordinance to prohibit the transporting of
Wool and Fullers-earth.
8. Ordinance for Five Sheriffs.
The Answer returned was:
That this House agrees to the Ordinance concerning
the raising of Fifty Thousand Pounds for Ireland, with
the Proviso, as it is now brought up: To all the rest,
this House will send an Answer by Messengers of their
Votes to prevent any further Application to the King.
Next, the House took into Consideration the Votes
lately brought from the House of Commons, concerning
The Votes were first read in gross, and then every
The House was adjourned into a Committee during
Pleasure, to debate this Business.
The House was resumed.
And Ordered, That this Business shall be further
taken into Consideration To-morrow Morning, the First
Proviso to be added to the Ordinance for raising 50,000 l. for Ireland.
The Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament,
intending to raise Fifty Thousand Pounds, for the
speedy Relief of Ireland, and reducing the Rebels
there; for the Encouragement of such as shall advance any Sum of Money for and towards the same,
do hereby Declare and Ordain, That every Person
who hath any just Debt owing unto him, upon the
Public Faith or otherwise, by any Promise or Engagement by this present Parliament, or upon any
the Ordinances mentioned in an Ordinance of Parliament bearing Date 13 Maii, 1647, intituled, "An
Ordinance of the Lords and Commons assembled in
Parliament, for securing all those that shall advance
Two Hundred Thousand Pounds, for the Service of
this Kingdom, and of the Kingdom of Ireland;"
that such Person may, for every Sum of Money he
shall further lend for the Advancement of the said
Fifty Thousand Pounds, be secured a like Sum more,
as in Case was done in advancing the Sum of Two
Hundred Thousand Pounds upon the said Ordinance
of 13 Maii, 1647, before specified, together with the
Interest thereof, after the Rate of Eight Pounds per
Centum per Annum, every Six Months, to be paid out
of the Monies that shall be raised by a speedy Sale
of all the Houses, Buildings, Lands, and Tenements,
of the Irish Rebels, situate and being within any of
the Cities, Towns, or Liberties, of Dublin; Corke,
Kinsale, Youghall, and Drogheda, in the Kingdom of
Ireland; all which are now in the present Possession
and Power of the State, not engaged or disposed of
by any former Act or Ordinance of Parliament, but
free and clear in the Power of this Parliament, to
be sold and disposed of by such Commissioners and
Persons as shall be authorized in that Behalf: And,
for a further Encouragement of such as shall advance
any Sum of Money as aforesaid, the said Lords and
Commons do hereby Declare and Ordain, That, in
the mean Time, and until Sale be made of the said
Rebels Houses, Buildings, Lands, and Tenements,
and until Payment be made to the said Advancers,
the whole Money so paid and doubled as aforesaid,
with the Interest thereof every Six Months as is before declared, that all the Manors, Lands, and Tenements, with their Appurtenances, and all the Rents
and Profits thence arising, of Francis Lord Cottington,
Arthur Lord Capell, Edward Earl of Worcester, John
Marquis of Winchester, William Shelden of Beely, Sir
Charles Smith of Warwicksheir, Sir George Strode
Knight, Sir Henry Bedingfeild and his Son, may and
shall be mortgaged, and the Profits received by such
Commissioners and Persons as shall be authorized in
that Behalf, for the Payment of the said Principalmoney so advanced and doubled as aforesaid, with
Interest thereof every Six Months, unto every
One of the said Advancers respectively: Provided,
That this Ordinance, or any Thing therein contained,
shall not extend to Worcester House, situate in The
Strand, being now or late Parcel of the Possessions
of the Earl of Worcester, nor to the House now in
the Possession of Major General Phillip Skippon, situate
and being in The Long Acre, in the Parish of Martin's
in The Feilds, in the County of Midd."
House adjourned till 10a cras.