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 Jovis, videlicet, 29 die Maii,
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales, quorum nomina subscribuntur, præsentes fuerunt:
Bishops to be wrote to, whose Dioceses have not returned their Collections for London in the late Infection.
A LETTER is to be written to the Dean and Chapter of Yorke, and to the Chancellor and Vicar General, concerning the Collection pro London etc. in Time of the late Infection prout to the other Bishops, whose Dioceses have not accounted for the same, ut per Ordinem 7 Maii. And the Lord Bishop of Winchester that now is will give Account for the Dioceses of Durham and Winton.
Ld. Mohun desires to know if he is to answer a Charge against him in the H. C.
The Lord Mohun desired to know the Pleasure of the House, whether he shall answer a Charge against him in the House of Commons or not.
Then his Lordship withdrew. This was put to the Question; and Agreed, per plures, To be left unto himself to do herein what his Lordship should think fit.
To do as he pleases.
Then the Lord Mohun was called in; and the Lord Keeper told him, "The Lord do not advise you to answer there; but do leave it wholly to yourself to do therein what you shall think fit."
E. of Dorset's Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, An Act concerning the Lands of Richard Earl of Dorsett, deceased.
Committed unto the
To meet on Monday next, at Two post meridiem.
Sir Francis Deligne's Naturalization.
The Committee pro Naturalization of Sir Danyell Deligne are to meet at Four post meridiem.
Delivery of the Petition of Right to the King, reported.
The Lord Keeper first reported the Delivery of the Petition of Right by both the Houses unto His Majesty.
And then his Lordship delivered a Message from His Majesty, in hæc verba: videlicet,
Message from the King, concerning it.
"His Majesty, having now received the Petition of both Houses, hath commanded me to signify unto your Lordships, that He resolveth to give an Answer thereunto with Speed. And, having a Desire to finish a Session as soon as may be, hath likewise commanded, That I should declare His Pleasure therein; and that therefore he would have no Recess at Whitsontide, but that you set to dispatch the Business with all Speed, which He thought fit should be told you now, before any were gone away upon Expectation of a Recess."
Committee for the English Captives at Salles, and the Collection for London in the late Infection.
The Committee appointed concerning the English Captives at Sally, etc. and to take an Account of the late Collection for London, etc. videlicet,
E. of Huntingdon.
E. of Essex.
E. of Clare.
L. Viscount Say et S.
L. Bp. of Norwich.
L. Bp. of Lincoln.
L. Bp. of Bristol.
To meet on Saturday next, 31 May, at Two post meridiem, in the Painted Chamber.
To consider of the Surplusage of the Money collected for the Relief of London and the Out Parishes in Time of the late Infection.
To know of the Bishop of London how the Monies remaining in his Hands have been paid, according to the Order of the 16th of May 1626.
To take Accompts of the Monies collected in those Eleven Dioceses which had not paid in their Monies before the said 16th of May 1626.
And it is Ordered, That the whole Sum collected in those Eleven Dioceses to be wholly converted to the Redemption of the English Captives at Sally, and in the Parts adjoining.
Lane versus Baud.
The Cause between Lane and Baud was this Day heard, by Counsel on both Sides, at the Bar, concerning a Decree in the Chancery.
Ordered, To be heard again this Day Sevennight.
E. of Northampton versus Bowyer.
Nicholas Bowyer brought to the Bar, to answer his Scandal of the Earl of Northampton, who denied the Words; withdrawn,
Ordered, To be here again To-morrow, and the Earl's Witnesses also.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem crastinum, videlicet, diem Veneris, 30m diem instantis Maii, hora nona, Dominis sic decernentibus.