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 Mercurii, videlicet, 7 die Maii,
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales, quorum nomina subscribuntur, præsentes fuerunt:
Epus. Co. et Lich.
Epus. Bath. et W.
Ds. Coventrey, Ds. Custos Mag. Sigilli.
Comes Marleborough, Magnus Thesaur. Angliæ.
Comes Manchester, Præs. Concilii Domini Regis.
Dux Buckingham, Magnus Admirall. Angliæ.
Comes Lindsey, Magnus Camer. Angliæ.
Comes Arundell et Surr. Comes Maresc. Angliæ.
Comes Pembroc, Senesc. Hospitii.
Comes Mountgomery, Camer. Hospitii.
Vicecomes Say et Seale.
Vicecomes (fn. 1) Newarke.
Ds. St. John de Bas.
Ds. Stanhope de H.
Ds. Stanhope de Sh.
Absent Lords excused.
Sir Hen. Sherley ordered to attend.
Ordered, That Sir Henry Sherley, Baronet (all Excuses set aside), do appear before the Lords Committees for Petitions To-morrow, at Two in the Afternoon, in the Painted Chamber, to answer such Matters as shall be then and there objected against him: And whereas the said Sir Henry Sherley pretends that he is formerly warned to appear at the same Time before the High Commission, the Lords Bishops, who were present, and of the said Commission, have promised to hold him excused for the same, and to give him a new Day of Appearance there.
Earl of Huntingdon versus Sir Henry Sherley.
Memorandum, The Earl of Huntingdon hath exhibited his Petition to the said Committee (as was reported by the Earl of Devon), complaining of divers scandalous Speeches spoken against him by the said Sir Henry Sherley.
L. Treasurer's Privilege. Lewes's Arrest.
This Day Humphrey Lewes, Servant to the Lord Treasurer, was brought to the Bar, by Habeas Corpus; and, at the Motion of the said Lord Treasurer, remittitur.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the making of the River of Medway Navigable, for Barges, Boats, and Lighters, from the Town of Maidstone, to the Town of Penshurst, in the County of Kent.
Put to the Question, and Assented unto.
Sent down to the Commons, by
Sir Robert Rich, and
Sir Edward Salter.
Leases by Archbishops and Bishops.
Hodie 1a et 2a vice lecta est Billa, An Act touching Leases by Archbishops and Bishops.
Committed unto the
To meet on Saturday (10 Maii), at Two in the Afternoon, in the Painted Chamber.
Inhabitants of Clerkenwell, their Petition.
The Petition of the Inhabitants of Clerkenwell was read, touching Twenty-five Pounds allotted unto them by a former Order of this House last Parliament, and which they have not yet received; for that the Bishop of London and Sir John Goore affirm they have no Money remaining in their Hands of the Monies collected through the Kingdom for the Relief of the Poor in and about London, in Time of the late Plague.
Referred to the Committee for Petitions.
Dioceses which have not brought in their Collections.
The Names also of those Eleven Dioceses, who had not brought in their Collections on the 25th of April 1626, were also read:
The Bishops to bring in these Collections.
And the Bishops of those Dioceses who are now in Town are now to bring in the same.
And a Letter is to be written from the Lord Keeper unto those Bishops who are absent, That they do also forthwith bring in their several Collections, according to the Order at Oxon, and His Majesty's Briefs thereupon.
The Committees for Privileges, etc. are to meet this Afternoon at Two.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem crastinum, videlicet, diem Jovis, 8m diem instantis Maii, hora nona, Dominis sic decernentibus.
Lords take the Oath of Allegiance.
Memorandum, That these Lords took the Oath of Allegiance, after the House was adjourned: videlicet,