House of Lords Journal Volume 10: 5 September 1648

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Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 10, 1648-1649. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.

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DIE Martis, 5 die Septembris.

PRAYERS, by Mr. Taylor.

Domini præsentes fuerunt:

Ds. Hunsdon, Speaker.

Comes Kent.
Comes Northumb.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Midd.
Comes Lyncolne.
Comes Rutland.
Comes Denbigh.
Ds. Grey.
Ds. Howard.
Ds. North.

Preacher on the Humiliation Day.

Ordered, That Dr. Gouge is appointed to preach, in Mr. Valentine's room, the 12th of Instant September.

Evans's Order.

The Order for paying One Hundred Pounds to Edward Evans, was read, and Agreed to.

(Here enter it.)

Col. Eyres' Order.

The Order for Payment of Two Hundred Pounds, out of the Composition of Sir Charles Chemish, to Colonel Eyres, Governor of Hurst Castle, was read, and Agreed to. (Here enter it.)

E. of Cleveland, to have his Liberty to go into the Country.

Upon reading the Certificates of Dr. Wedderburne and Dr. Grant; shewing, "The ill Disposition of Health of the Earl of Cleveland, Prisoner in The Tower; and that he is in Danger to lose his Life, if some speedy Course be not taken, for affording him Air and other Accommodations (fn. 1) inducing to his Recovery:"

It is Ordered, That the said Earl of Cleveland shall forthwith have Liberty to go into the Country, for Recovery of his Health, for Three Months, upon Security, to be taken by the Lieutenant of The Tower of London, to return a true Prisoner at the End of the said Three Months; and the Concurrence of the House of Commons to be desired herein.

Perchard and Rowland.

Upon hearing the Counsel of Perchard Plaintiff, upon an Appeal of a Judgement given in the Isle of Guernsey, which is alledged to be contrary to the Customs of that Isle; and also upon hearing of the Counsel of Roulland, the Defendant:

It is Ordered, That it is referred to the Judges, or any Three, to call Counsel on both Sides before them, on the 17th of October next; and such Civilians to their Assistance as they think fit to call; and to peruse the Books now produced as Evidence, and the Precedents; and then to report the Business to this House, with what convenient Speed afterward they can.

Eltonhead freed from Imposition of Horse.

Ordered, That Mr. Eltonheade, One of the Attendants upon this House, shall have an Order to exempt him from finding of a Horse and Arms.

Message to the H. C. about the E. of Cleveland's Liberty; and with Dr. Burges's Ordinance.

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

To desire their Concurrence for the Earl of Cleaveland to have Liberty for Three Months, upon Security to be given to the Lieutenant of The Tower to return after the Expiration of the said Three Months.

2. To desire Concurrence in the Ordinance concerning Dr. Burges.

Order for 100 l. for Evans.

Ordered, by the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, That the Sum of One Hundred Pounds be bestowed upon Mr. Edward Evans, Secretary to the Lord Grey, and paid, unto him or his Assignee, out of the Sequestrations of the County of Leicester; and the Committee for Sequestrations of that County are required forthwith to pay unto the said Mr. Edward Evans the said Sum of One Hundred Pounds; and that the Acquittance of the said Mr. Evans, or his Assignee, shall be a sufficient Warrant and Discharge to the said Committee, and their Treasurers, for the Payment of the said Sum of One Hundred Pounds accordingly."

Order for 200 l. for Col. Eyres.

Ordered, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled, That the Sum of Two Hundred Pounds be forthwith paid, out of Sir Charles Chemish's Composition, to Colonel Eyres, Governor of Hurst Castle, in the County of South'ton, or his Assigns, by the Treasurers at Gouldsmiths Hall, for the Service of Hursts Castle; and the Acquittance or Acquittances of the said Colonel Eyres, or his Assigns, testifying the Receipt thereof, shall be a sufficient Warrant and Discharge to the said Treasurers at Gouldsmiths Hall, for Payment thereof, accordingly."

Herbert to have the sole Printing of his Father's Works.

Upon reading the Petition of Edw. Herbert Esquire, Son of the Lord Herbert of Cherbury deceased:

It is Ordered, That the said Edward Herbert shall have the sole Privilege of printing and publishing the History of H. VIII. certain (fn. 2) Poems, and a Tract De Veritate, all written by the said Lord his Father in his Life-time, the Manuscripts whereof are remaining with the Petitioner; and that no Person whatsoever shall presume to print and publish the said Books, or any of them, within Fourteen Years next after the Date of this Order, but by Authority under the Hand of the said Mr. Herbert, as they will answer the contrary at their Perils.


  • 1. Sic.
  • 2. Origin. Preins.