Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 3, 1620-1628. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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Anno 19° Jacobi Regis.
DIE Martis, videlicet, 20 die Novembris,
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales, quorum nomina subscribuntur, præsentes fuerunt:
Carolus Princeps Walliæ, etc.
Viscount Colchester introduced.
THIS Day Lord Viscount Colchester, being in his Parliament Robes, was brought into the House, by the Earl of Rutland and the Lord Haughton (being also in their Robes), Garter King of Arms going before; and so was presented unto the Lords.
He delivered the Patent for his Creation unto the Lord Keeper (Garter being before him, but the Earl of Rutland and Lord Haughton said before the Clerks Table); and received it again immediately; and so was brought and placed, by the said Earl and Lord, on the Viscounts Bench next to the Lord Viscount Feilding.
Viscount Rochford introduced.
In the same Manner, was brought in, and presented, the Lord Viscount Rocheford, by the Earl of Rutland and the Lord Carewe; and, with the same Ceremonies, was placed on the Viscounts Bench, next to the Lord Viscount Colchester.
Lord Brooke introduced.
In the same Manner, Fulke Lord Brooke was brought in, and presented by the Lord Willoughby of Eresbye and the Lord Sheffeild, and placed on the Barons Bench, next to the Lord Digby.
Lord Mountague introduced.
In the same Manner, Edward Lord Mountague was brought in, and presented by the Lord Willoughby of Eresby and the Lord Spencer, and placed on the Barons Bench, next to the Lord Brooke.
Ld. Cranfeild introduced.
In the same Manner, Lionell Lord Cranfeild was brought in, and presented by the Lord Russell and the Lord Carew, and placed on the Barons Bench, next to the Lord (fn. 1) Mountague.
After a while, the Lord Cranfeild (the Lord Treasurer) removed up to the Place next above the Lord President of the Council.
Message to the Commons.
Message sent to the Commons, by Mr. Justice Jones and Mr. Serjeant Crewe:
That His Majesty, being absent from the Parliament, by reason of His Indisposition of Health, hath commanded the Lord Keeper to deliver His Pleasure unto both the Houses; which the Lords think fittest to be done at a Meeting of both Houses.
And, therefore, the Lords desire a Meeting to that Purpose, in the Painted Chamber, To-morrow, at Two in the Afternoon, if that Time may so stand with their Occasions.
The Commons will attend this Service accordingly, at the Time and Place appointed.
The Prince his Highness signified unto the House, that His Majesty's Pleasure also is, that, when the Lord Keeper hath ended his Speech to both the Houses, then the Lord Treasurer and Lord Digby shall second the same.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem crastinum, videlicet, 21m diem instantis Novembris, post meridiem, hora 2a, Dominis sic decernentibus.
Oath of Allegiance taken by Four Lords.
Memorandum, That this Day, after the Court was risen, these Four Lords did take the Oath of Allegiance, according to the Statute in that Behalf, kneeling upon their Knees, in the Presence of the Lord Archbishop of Canterbr. the Lord President, the Lord Steward, and divers others of the Lords of the Council: videlicet,
Sir John Bennet's Bail.
A Note of the Bail, which the Lord Chief Justice took for Sir John Bennett's Appearance here in Court, according to the Order of this House:
Johannes Bennett, Senior, de Christchurch, London, Miles, tenetur Domino Regi, in 7000 Libr.
Manucaptores prædicti tenentur Domino Regi: videlicet, quilibet eorum separatim in 1200 Libr.
The Condition, &c. That the said Sir John Bennett shall make his personal Appearance, in the Upper House of this Parliament, before the Lords Spiritual and Temporal there, at the next Sitting in this Parliament, and shall give his Attendance there from Day to Day, and not depart thence without Licence.
Capt. et Cognit. 5 die Junii, 1621.
A Note of the Bail, which the Lord Chief Justice took for the Appearance of Alexander Harris here in Court, according to the Order of Quarto Junii last: videlicet,
Upon Condition, That Alexander Harris, Warden of The Fleet, shall make his personal Appearance, in the Upper House of Parliament, before the Lords Spiritual and Temporal there, at their next Sitting in this present Parliament, and shall give his Attendance there from Day to Day, and not depart thence without Leave.
Sir John Bennet, Alexander Harris.
Memorandum, That this Day, before the Sitting of the Court, the abovenamed Sir John Bennett the Elder, and Alexander Harris, did give their Attendance without, and desired the Clerk to take Notice thereof; and that they were ready to make their Appearance, according to the Condition of their Bail. And, after the Court was risen, they did again request the Clerk to take Notice of such their Attendance.