Numb. 103. An Exact Accompt, COMMUNICATING The chief Transactions of the Three Kingdomes, England, Scotland, and Ireland. With the daily Votes and Resolves in both Houses of PARLIAMENT. Also Particular ADVICE from the OFFICE of INTELLIGENCE. Published by AUTHORITY. From Friday June 22. to Friday June 29, 1660.

Friday 22. June. At the House of Lords.

THeir Lordships received a Message with an Order from the House of Commons for the paying of 10000 pounds unto h [...]s Excellen­cy the Lord General Monck, out of the Ordinance for 70000 l. a Moneth, unto which their Lordships gave their assent.

At the House of Commons.

The House read the humble Petition of Major Burton, desiring the House would be pleased to grant him liberty for his health sake, upon good and sufficient security, to which the House assented.

The House agreed an Order for the paying of ten thousand pounds in part of the 20000 l. formerly given to the Lord General Monck out of the Ordinance for 70000 l. a moneth, and sent it to the Lords for their concurrence.

They also appointed a Committee to consider how the remaining part of the 20000 l. due unto the Lord General might be raised.

The House read the Bill for a general pardon and Indemnity, with the amendments thereunto, which was approved of, and ordered to be engrossed.

[Page 1002]They Ordered the Bill for confirmation of Sales, and the Bill for sa­ [...]erting the Fundamental Lawes, and confirmation of proceedings at Law, to be brought in to morrow morning; After which the House adjourned.

This day Sir Io. Washington Knight was sworn and admitted one of the Gentlemen of His Majesties privy Chamber in ordinary; and to receive and enjoy all the rights, priviledges and preheminencies be­longing to that place.

To the Kings most Excellent Majesty, the humble Ad­dresse of the Nobility and Gentry of Lancashire and Cheshire, in and about London.

WE your Majesties most Loyall Subjects, out of the deepest sense of the wonderfull mercies of God in your Majesties happy return, do with joyfull hearts congratulate the same; most humbly and heartily praying for your Majesties long and happy Reign over us: And do with all integrity prostrate our selves, our lives, and fortunes for the preservation of your Majesties Sacred Per­son, Crown and Dignity.

In order whereunto, with all submission to your Majesties great Wisdome, we make it our most humble Petition, that your Ma­jesty would be pleased, to restore unto us the exercise of that hap­py Government, Ecclesiastical Civil and Military, under all which, these your Majesties Kingdomes so gloriously flourished, in the Raigns of Royal Grandfather and Father of blessed memory.

Subscribed by
  • Charles Earle of Derby.
  • Earle Rivers.
  • Lord Viscount Kilmo [...]rey.
  • Lord Mo [...]ley Mounteagle.
  • Lord Gerrard.
  • William Stanley.
  • Charles Stanley.
  • Thomas Nedha [...]
  • Sir Robert Bin [...]los Baronet.
  • Sir Tho. Middleton Bar.
  • Sir Edw. Broughton Bar.
  • Sir Tho. Smith. Bar.
  • Sir William Neal Bar.
  • Sir Tho. Smith.
  • Sir Gilbert Ireland.
  • Sir Roger Bradshaw.
  • Sir Robert Cotton.
  • Sir Philip Egerton.
  • Robert Townesend Esq
  • Roger Grovenor
  • George Warbutton
  • Thomas Cholmondley Esq
  • Francis Cholmondley Esq
  • Henry Brook Esq
  • Richard Leigh Esq
  • John Booth Esq
  • Linor. Smith Esq
  • Peter Leicester Esq
  • [Page 1003]John Ardern Senior Esq
  • Peirs Leigh Esq
  • Edward Fleetwood Esq
  • Henry Slater Esq
  • John Daniel Esq
  • John Ardern Junior Esq
  • William Masley Esq
  • William B [...]ks Esq
  • Richard Brooks Esq
  • John Mollineux Esq
  • Gilbert Houghton Esq
  • Henry Houghton Esq
  • Edward Leigh Esq
  • [...]. W [...]ah Oldfield Esq
  • Thomas Ashton Esq
  • John Shugburgh Esq
  • Sommerford Oldfield Esq
  • Everard Manwaring Esq
  • William Cowley Esq
  • John Sho [...]incroft Esq
  • Nathaniel Booth Esq
  • John Booth Esq
  • Nathaniel West Esq
  • Edward Rigbie Esq
  • Alexander Rigbie Esq
  • Thomas Swinton Esq
  • Alex. Dennington Dr. in Phys.
  • William Fyfe Dr. in Phys.
  • Thomas Hunt Esq
  • Thomas Mannaring Esq
  • John Mannaring Esq
  • Thomas Holt Esq
  • Robert Heywood Esq
  • William Berkenhead Esq
  • Thomas Latham Esq
  • Henry Porter Senior Esq
  • Henry Porter Iunior Esq
  • Christopher Parker Esq
  • Peter Hatton Esq
  • Peter Adlington Esq
  • William Burgaine
  • Robert Leonard.
  • Robert Clayton.
This Addresse was presented to his Majesty at VVhitehall the 23 of Iune, by the Right Honourable the Earle of Derby, for, and in the name of all the Subscribers.

Saturday, 24 Iune. At the House of Commons.

The House Ordered some particular Debts to be paid out of such monies as are in the hands of the late Trustees: and received an accompt from the Committee of Con­cealments of severall summes of money which they con­ceive now to remain in the hands of the late Commissio­ners for Prize goods, viz. upon one accompt the summe of 41495 l upon another accompt 26000 l. and like wise upon a third accompt the summe of 11825 l. whereup­on the House

Ordered, That the Treasurer do take care by some speedy course in the Exchequer to bring in each of the former particular summes.

The House likewise ordered that a Bill be brought in [Page 1004] for Discoveries of concealed monies &c. with a reward h [...]erein to be inserted for such as shall discover the same.

Ordered, That all the Lands, Mannors, houses, &c. which is part of her Majesties joynter, and in the hands of any of those who sate in the late pretended high Court of Justice upon his late Majesty, or in the hands of any of those twenty persons which are excepted out of the Act for General Pardon and Oblivion, be restored unto her M [...]je­sty, and Ordered, that the lords concurrence be desired hereunto: the House likewise

O [...]dered the Grand Committee touching the Court of Wards and Live [...]ies to sit on munday at two of the clock in the afternoon, with power to send for all papers, Re­cords, &c,

They also read the Bill for confirmation of sales the first time, and appointed to read it again on Wednesday next the second time, after which they adjourned.

By a Letter of the 20 present from Derby we have this accompt, That the Mayor and Aldermen of this Town, to expresse their further loyalty to his gracious Majesty, let the inhabitants know, that if they pleased they might take the Oath of Allegiance, whereupon betwixt 4 and 5 hundred with great alacrity and expressions of joy took it. I hope this will be a good leading cast for other places. These are the men that thought no [...]hing so dear to them which might conduce to the restoring of their native King from danger, and the people from slave­ry, witnesse the adventuring of their lives and fortunes in that noble enterprize of Sir George Booth. And it is very observable: that not­withstanding all the revolutions and changes of government, they have continued the Emblems of loyalty, their Mace being carried before their Mayors without the least alteration, as it was in the time of Charles the first of blessed memory, with C. R. and his Armes there­on. I believe this is that which few Towns of England can say, and it is more to be admired in regard one of their Aldermen was one of that cursed [...]ew we call the Rump, and did many times endeavour to alter them, but by the industry of some loyal persons was prevented

This day many new Serjeants were called unto the Bar, and took their Oaths at the Common pleas according to the usual custome, seve­rall of th [...]se who were called in Oliver Cromwells tim [...], were now a­gain n [...]w sworn.

His gracious Majesty this day and yesterday touched many persons of the Kings Evil, giving each of them a Medal of Gold.

Munday, 25 June, at the House of Commons.

The House read a Petition from the University of Ox­ford, which took up a long debate, and was afterwards referred to a Committee to consider further thereof.

There was also a complaint made touching a passage in a News-book reflecting upon Major Beack, &c. whereupon the House Ordered the Printer thereof to be taken into cu­stody.

They also read the Bill for confirmation of proceeding at Law, &c. the which they passed, and Ordered it to be engrossed: after which they adjourned until to morrow morning eight of the Clock.


WHereas there is a Pamphlet lately published stiled The Mystery of the Good Old Cause unfolded, with no name to it, wherein amongst many accusations of di­vers men, he doth most falsly abuse Thomas Viner Alder­man of London, in saying that he (being Sheriff of Lon­don when his Prince was murthered) was then present: that report is a most false aspersion, for he was not there, but on the contrary did declare his abhorrencie and dete­station of that most vile and horrid act.

And whereas the Pampleteer saith that the said Alder­man Viner got well by ordering of the Massie heaps of Plate for the Mint, that is also very false, for he never had the ordering of any of the publicks Massy heaps of Plate for the Mint, nor at any time fingered one penny of the publicks Money.

WHereas it was mentioned in the Parliamentary Intelligencer that came forth on Munday the 25. of Iune, that on Saturday the 23 of Iune, one Capt. Fr. Rolle of Exon was seized on in Westminster-Hall [Page 1006] by Sir James Smith for speaking trayterous words; These are to inform the Reader that it was a scandall cast upon the said Fr. Rolle occasioned by a mistake of a stan­der by at a discourse between a member of the Parliament and the said Fr. Rolle, the said member of Parliament at­testing un [...]er his hand that there were no trayterous words spoken, nor tending thereto, as was informed, neither was he then seized on.

Iosias Calmady, a Member of the House of Commons.

The said Pamphleteer in the beginning of the said book desires to be further acquainted of the abuse put upon a Major lately Governour of Edenborough Castle▪ he may take notice that the Sonne of the said Major now a Member of the present Army, is resolved to take his Action at Law against the Printer or Authour of the said Scandall, printed in his Mercurius Publicus and Parliamen­tary Intelligencer: for his other abuses then for the pre­sent we do not hold them worthy a reply.

THe said Parliamentary Intelligencer in several of his Pamphlets was pleased to asperse divers persons of Quality, which is not to be wondered at, seeing his lavish Pen casts dirt upon the Devonshire Gentry, when speaking of their acting for a free Parli­ament, he contumeliously saith that he believes their drift was for the King, because they kept their meetings in Taverns, and made them their Rendezvouz: this though a great crime in it self, is yet but a peccabili­ty in comparison of the high affront he puts upon his sacred Majestie & his two illustrious Brothers, styling them in his 14. page, the pretended King of England and the titular Dukes of York and Glocester; many other such stones hath he like Shimei cast at his Majesty & those high­born princes; all which to pick up is too great a labour, and would be nauseous to the Reader; only this I shall hint, that these and many o­ther such spurious products of his brain he presumes to publish in con­tempt of my patent, by virtue of his so often boasted Order of the Coun­cil of State, which he wilfully misdeems to be still in force, and sticks not to prefer it before the grant which we have from the late King of happy memory, thinking belike to defraud us from our right due, which [Page 1007] is no better then taking a lease over a mans head; by which the world may judge how sitly qualified he is to be Nedhams Usher in the school of juggling: having formerly profest to some of us, when taxt by us, that he would never meddle with Intelligence if he thought it would be detrimental to us: but though it be evident he can thus Ned­ham [...]z [...], we hope in these better regulated times he will want a Thur [...]o to support him in his unjust usurpations, he taxes us for the Compesitors misplacing Cheney for Chancery, which shewes that he cannot yet for­get his former pedant [...]ck whipping occupation, but in his fury jerks one for another. In our [...] ( [...] proceed to be contentious) we shall take notice of some more of his transgressions, & exhibit him as a second p [...] of Priscianus verberans & vapulans.

Tuesday 26. June. At the House of Lords.

This day their Lordships upon a report from the Com­mittee of Lords for Petitions, referred the great Diffe­rences betwixt the inhabitants of the City of Winchester unto the Earl of Southampton and the Marquess of Win­chester to reconcile the same.

The Returne of the Writ for Northampton being a­mended, Sir John Norris was admitted to sit in the place of Mr. Harvey.

Wednesday 27. June

There was read the Bill for Religion the first time, and also the Bill for making void all Letters patents &c. since 1642.

After which the engrossed Bill for a General Pardon and Oblivion was read, and referred Back again to the Commi [...]te [...]e to consider of some amendments there­unto.

Upon the Humble Petition of Michael Mor [...]el of Wis­bich Gent. in the behalf of himself and other the Inhabi­tants of the Isle of Ely, setting forth that one Richard Harrison, formerly a Treasurer there, had deceived the countrey of several great summes of money which he had received and converted unto his own use.

The Committee taking notice of the hainousnesse of the fact,

[Page 1008]Ordered, That the said Harrison do personally appear before them upon Wednesday next, being the fourth day of July next ensuing, then and there to give an account of such summes of money as he shall be charged with.

This day his Majesties [...]e [...]ter to the Levant Company was read in Court, therein noting the recalling of Sir Thomas B [...]nd [...]sh, and re­commending the Earle of Winchelsey in his room Amhassadour for Constantinople.

Thursday, 28 Iune.

This Day being appointed to be set apart upon the humble desires of both Houses by his Majesties gracious Proclamation unto God to re­turn thanks for his Majesties happy restauration unto his kingdomes and Government.

His Royall Majesty with both his Brothers the Dukes of York and Glocester, with many of the Nobility came unto the Chappel in White-hall, where Dr. Sheldon preached before his Majesty, whose Text was out of the 18 Psalm and the 49 verse, the words were these, Therefore will I give thanks unto the Lord among the heathen, and sing praises unto thy Name.

At the Abby before the House of Peers preached Mr. Hodges of Ken­sington, whose Text was Psalm 126, and the 3 verse, the words fol­low, The Lord hath done great things for us, whereof we are glad.

Likewise before the Honourable the House of Commons at St. Mar­garets Church Westminster, preached Dr. Reynolds, who took his Text out of Zechariah, 4 chapter, 6 verse, the words whereof follow, Then he answered and spake unto me saying, this is the word of the Lord unto Zerubbabel, saying, Not by my might nor my power, but by my spirit saith the Lord of Hosts.

The last evening the Honourable Sir Harebottle Grimestone Spea­ker to the House of Commons, to manifest his great affections and loy­alty unto his Royall Majesty, gave him a noble entertainment, where were present at the Dukes of York and Glocester, with many other of the Nobility, the whole service being performed with a great deal of hand­somenesse, and rare musick, to the great content of all who had the ho­nour to be present.

From Smyrna 1 May 1660.

Mr. Ionathan Dawes and other Merchants advice from Constanti­nople, that at Galata there happened an extraordinary great fire, burn­ing all down, except some few houses, all the English houses, who had some time to save the greater part of their goods. The houses burnt are by calculation 35 if not 40 thousand.

London, Printed by Iohn Redmayne in Lovells Court in Pater-noster-Row. And are to be had at the Office of Intelligence. 1660.

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