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, 15 die Augusti.
PRAYERS, by Mr. Prophett.
Domini præsentes fuerunt:
Comes Manchester, Speaker.
L. Viscount Say & Seale.
Crosfield to be instituted to Chale.
Ordered, That Doctor Heath do give Institution and Induction unto Tho. Crosfeild Batchelor of Divinity, to the Rectory of Chale, in the Isle of Wight, in the County of South'ton, void by the Death of John Hearne Clerk, the last Incumbent; salvo Jure cujuscunque: Sir Henry Worseley Knight, Patron.
Answer from the H. C.
Mr. Page and Doctor Bennett return with this Answer from the House of Commons:
That they agree to the Pass to Doctor Collidon, to go into France.
Seymour, a Pass to Holland.
Ordered, That a Letter be written to the Lord Admiral, to permit Mr. Henry Seymour to pass into Holland, notwithstanding the Embargo.
Hallybuton, a Pass to Scotland.
Upon the Petition of George Halyburton:
It is Ordered, That he shall have a Pass, quietly to return into the Kingdom of Scotland, either by Sea or Land, as may be most convenient for his Health and safe Return.
Allen, Heath, & al. Virginia Planters, Leave to sail with their Ships.
Upon reading the Petition of Wm. Allen and John Heath, Merchants of London, for themselves and many Planters and Inhabitants in Virginia; desiring, "they may be permitted to pass on their Voyage, with their Two Ships, to Virginia; and they will oblige themselves, and endeavour, to send their Ships by the North of Scotland, or by the Coast of France (as Wind and Weather will permit), shunning The Downes, where the revolted Ships lie:"
It is Ordered, That a Letter be written to the Lord Admiral, to give them Leave to pass, notwithstanding the Embargo; they giving Security not to go to the revolted Ships.
Writs of Error brought in.
This Day Mr. Justice Bacon, Senior Judge of the Court of King's Bench, brought in the Writs of Errors following; (videlicet,)
Cusse & Barwick.
Hill & Lambell.
Hawkins & Smyth.
Finch & Hanbury.
Goodwyn & Chapman.
Keate & Lawrence.
Neede & Offishall.
Kirke & Bishop.
Potter & Davies.
Holmes & Hobart.
Reeve & Allen.
Jayne & Parradine.
Greeat & Seares.
Norris & Churchill.
Phillips & Lillie.
Heard & Morgan.
Bromhead & Caule.
Goodwyn & Hall.
Webberley & Locke.
Birchet & Smallpeece.
Whalie & Adlam.
Roberts & Winter.
Drake & Norris.
Tayler & Millward.
Hawke & Rowe.
Smyth & Oliver.
Fox & Frost.
Spencer & Guttridge.
Atlee & Beale.
Dixon & Walker.
Panton & Staples.
Peelinge & Board.
Smerdon & Callard.
Birkham & Tucker.
Beale & Rowntree.
Stelloman & Aylett.
Sweetman & Ds. Baltimore.
Bayley & Chocke.
Pitt & Gerrard Baronet.
Ds. Slingsbie & Blake.
Powell & Brograve.
Wylde & Creswold.
Henshawe & Burrell.
Hevengham & Gough.
Idem & Eundem.
King's Answer to the Votes for a Treaty:
The House took into Consideration the King's Answer, received Yesterday; and thereupon passed these Votes:
Votes to prevent any further Application to Him revoked.
"Resolved, That for opening a Way towards a Treaty with His Majesty for a safe and well-grounded Peace, these Votes following are hereby revoked and taken off; (videlicet,)
"1. Resolved, That the Lords and Commons do declare, That they will make no further Addresses or Application to the King.
"2. Resolved, by the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, That no Application or Address be made to the King, by any Person whatsoever, without the Leave of both Houses.
"3. Resolved, by the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, That the Person or Persons that shall make Breach of this Order shall incur the Penalties of High Treason.
"4. Resolved, That the Lords and Commons do declare, That they will receive no more any Message from the King; and do enjoin that no Person whatsoever do presume to receive or bring any Message from the King, to both or either of the Houses of Parliament, or to any other Person.
His Servants to attend Him:
"That such Men of all Professions whom His Majesty shall send for, as of necessary Use to Him in this Treaty, shall be admitted to wait upon His Majesty; and that His Majesty shall be in the same State and Freedom as He was in when He was last at Hampton Court.
"That such Domestic Servants as His Majesty shall appoint to come to attend upon His Person, shall be sent unto Him.
Scots to be invited to treat with the King.
"That the Scotts shall be invited to send some Persons authorized by them, to treat upon such Propositions as were tendered to His Majesty by both Houses at Hampton Court, at such Time as shall be agreed upon by His Majesty and the Two Houses of Parliament.
"That the Town of Newport, in the Isle of Wight, named by the King, shall be the Place for this Treaty with His Majesty.
"That it is agreed, that the King, if He please, may invite the Scotts to send some Persons authorized by them, to treat upon such Propositions as were tendered to His Majesty by both Kingdoms at Hampton Court, at such Time as shall be agreed upon by His Majesty and the Two Houses of Parliament."
Ordered, That these Votes be communicated to the House of Commons, at a Conference; and their Concurrence desired therein.
Report from the Committee at Derby House, for Pooly to be sent away.
A Report was read, from the Committee of Lords and Commons at Derby House, "That there is one Mr. Poolie, who, upon some Pretences, waited upon the House; but Information is given in to that Committee, that he lies here to do Disservice to the Parliament, and to beget Misunderstandings in the People; to desire the House, that he may be dismissed and sent away."
Ordered, That this Business shall be taken into Consideration To-morrow Morning.
Message to the H. C. for a Conference about an Answer to the King.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Page and Doctor Bennett:
To desire a Conference To-morrow Morning, in the Painted Chamber, at Eleven a Clock, concerning an Answer to the King's Answer.
Ly. Killegrew, a Pass.
Ordered, That a Letter be written to the Lord Admiral, to desire him to let the Lady Killegrew pass beyond the Sea.
Dr. Colladon, a Pass to France.
"Ordered, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled, That Doctor Colladen, with his Two Servants, shall be permitted to go to any Port of this Kingdom, to embark themselves for France, and to return; taking with them a Coach and Four Horses, Custom and Impost-free; and that they be suffered to take Apparel, and other Necessaries lawfully exportable, without Lett or Stay: Provided, That this Order be made Use of within Two Months next after the Date of this Order.
"To all in Command, by Sea and Land, under the Parliament; and to all Commissioners of the Customs, and other Officers thereunto belonging; and to all other Persons to whom this doth appertain."