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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DIE Sabbati, videlicet, 17 die Martii,
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales, quorum nomina subscribuntur, præsentes fuerunt:
p. Carolus Princeps Walliæ, etc.
ORDERED, That Warning shall be given to the Prince's Counsel, to attend the Lords Committees of his Bill, on Monday Morning by Eight of the Clock, in the Painted Chamber.
Message from the House of Commons.
Message from the Lower House, by Sir Edward Coke and others,
Answer about the Members of the House of Commons testifying upon Oath.
That Yesterday they received a Message from the Lords, That some principal Persons of their House were desired to testify, upon their Oath, their Knowledges touching the Grievances complained of, against that wretched Man Sir Gyles Mompesson, and others. That the Parties so required did tender themselves to be sworn; and therefore that House will not be scrupulous herein, as the Lords may perceive their Concurrence, and Readiness to expedite that Business.
That the Lords do take in good and acceptable Part the Readiness of that House to expedite this Business.
E. of March's Bill.
Ordered, That the Earl of March's Bill shall be this Day read the Third Time, notwithstanding the former Order, made die Jovis, 15 Martii.
Manor of Temple Newsham. Clough.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, An Act to enable Edmund Clough, Esquire, and other Bargainees in Trust, to convey the Manor of Temple Newsham, and other Lands and Tenements, in the County of Yorke, to Esme Stuart, Lord Aubigny Earl of March, and the Lady Catherine his Wife, or such other as they shall nominate and appoint. And was put to the Question, and assented unto.
Sent down to the Lower House, by Mr. Attorney General and Sir William Bird, Two Bills:
Charter House Hospital.
1. An Act for Confirmation of the Foundation of the Hospital of King James, founded in Charter-house, within the County of Midd. at the humble Petition, and only Costs and Charges, of Thomas Sutton, Esquire.
E. of March's Bill. Manor of Temple Newsham. Clough.
2. An Act to enable Edmund Clough, Esquire, and other Bargainees in Trust, to convey the Manor of Temple Newsham, &c. to Esme Stuart, Lord Aubigny, and Earl of March, &c.
Sir Gyles Mompesson.
Declared unto the House, by the Lord Chamberlain, one of the Lords Committees of the Grievances, That
Sir Frauncis Fane, Knight,
Sir Frauncis Goodwyn, Knight,
Sir Richard Tychborne, Knight,
John Drake, Esquire,
Richard Weston, Esquire,
Who offered themselves to be sworn as Witnesses, in the Matter touching Sir Gyles Mompesson and his Agents, did now desire Respite until Monday Morning next; by which Time they will set down in Writing their several Knowledges of that Business, and deliver the same upon Oath.
Subsidy by the Clergy.
The Instrument of the Grant of Three entire Subsidies by the Clergy of the Province of Cant. presented to the House, by the Lord Bishop of Peterburgh, as being the ancient Bishop of that Province, in the Absence of the Archbishop of Canterburie; which was delivered to Mr. Attorney General, to draw an Act for the Confirmation of the same, to be annexed according to the ancient and usual Form.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Lunæ, videlicet, 19m diem Martii, Dominis sic decernentibus.