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 Veneris, videlicet, 6 die Junii,
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales, quorum nomina subscribuntur, præsentes fuerunt:
Absent Lords excused.
The Lord Keeper delivered this Message from the King: videlicet,
Message from the King, concerning the Proceedings of the House upon His Message Yesterday.
"His Majesty takes Knowledge (to your great Advantage) of the Proceeding of this House upon hearing His Majesty's Message Yesterday. He accounts it a fair Respect, that you would neither agree of any Committee, nor send any Message to His Majesty, though it were in your Hearts; but yielded yourselves to His Majesty's Message, and deferred your own Resolutions until you met again at the Time appointed by His Majesty.
"Yet His Majesty takes it in extreme good Part to hear what was in your Heart, and especially that ye were so sensible of the Inconveniences that might ensue upon Breach of this Parliament; which if it had happened, or shall hereafter happen, His Majesty assures Himself that He shall stand clear before God and Man of the Occasion. But His Majesty faith, you had just Reason to be sensible of the Danger, considering how the Estate of Christendom standeth, in respect of the Multitude and Strength of our Enemies, and Weakness of our Party. All which His Majesty knows very exactly, and in respect thereof called this Parliament. The Particulars His Majesty holds needless to recite, especially to your Lordships, since they are apparent to all Men; neither will it be needful to iterate them to His Majesty, whose Cares are most intentive upon them, and the best Remedies that can be thought of therein, if His Subjects do their Parts. Therefore His Majesty gives your Lordships hearty Thanks; and bid me tell you, that Nothing hath been more acceptable to Him all the Time of this Parliament than this dutiful and discreet Proceeding of your Lordships, which He professeth hath been a chief Motive to His Majesty to suspend those Intentions, which were in Him, not far from a Resolution."
Committee for Petitions.
The Committee for Petitions is to meet this Afternoon.
E. of Dorset's Bill.
The Committee of the Bill for the Lands of Richard late Earl of Dorsett is to meet this Afternoon.
Committee for Privileges.
The Committee for Privileges is to meet this Afternoon; and the Barons of the Exchequer to attend their Lordships.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem crastinum, videlicet, diem Sabbati, 7m diem instantis Junii, hora nona, Dominis sic decernentibus.