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 Veneris, 5 die Maii.
L. Viscount Say & Seale.
Dymond discharged from being Sheriff of Camb.; and to be considered for his Losses.
Upon reading the Petition of Trystram Dymond, High Sheriff of the Counties of Cambridge and Huntingdon, shewing, "That he hath, to his great Charge, (fn. 1) kept Three Assizes, though Mr. Sackvill Wade was appointed by both Houses to be Sheriff for this Year:"
Instructions to be sent to the Commissioners in Scotl. about Berwick being surprized by some Malignants.
"Ordered, That it be reported to both Houses, That Instructions may be sent to the Commissioners of the Parliament now residing in Scotland, to signify to the Parliament of Scotland, That the Town of Barwicke is surprized by some Malignants, who were lately in that Kingdom; and, as we are informed, it is by some of those that were demanded from the Parliament of Scotland."
Ordered, That this House agrees (fn. 2) to this Report; and that it be referred to the Committee at Derby House, to draw the Instructions, and to present them to the Houses; and the Concurrence of the House of Commons to be desired herein.
Baker, for arresting Colebech.
Ordinance to cancel Leonard's Bonds in the Court of Wards.
An Ordinance was brought in, for taking out some Bonds out of the Court of Wards, belonging to Mrs. Leonard; and being read, was passed, and ordered to be sent to the House of Commons for their Concurrence.
Message to the H. C. with it; for Dymond to be discharged from being Sheriff of Camb. and for Wade to act;—and about the Instructions for the Commissioners in Scotland.
1. To deliver to them the Petition of the Sheriff of the Counties of Cambridge and Huntingdon; and desire their Concurrence, that he may be discharged for being any longer Sheriff, and Recompence to be made him for his Losses; and that Mr. Sackvill Wade may be enjoined to execute the said Office.
3. To deliver to them the Report from Derby House read this Day; and desire their Concurrence, that it may be referred to the Committee at Derby House to draw up Instructions to be sent to the Commissioners in Scotland, and report the same to the Houses.
Fisher and Blaithwayt.
Draper and James.
Rawleigh and Vivers.
It is Ordered, That the former Order of this House, of the 16th of June, 1646, is hereby revived, and be in Force; and that the Business shall be heard, at this Bar, by Counsel on both Sides, this Day Three Weeks.