Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 5, 1642-1643. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Sabbati, videlicet, 10 die Decembris.
Mr. Prideaux's Letter, about the Inland Post-office.
A Letter of Mr. Prideaux, a Member of the House of Commons, to one John Brisco, was read, concerning the Inland Letter Office; taking upon him to expound and interpret the Intentions of the Lords Orders, for the giving the Possession of that Office to the Earl of Warwicke.
Sent to the H. C.
E. of Nottingham Leave to be absent.
Capts. Wake and Slingsby's Cause.
Venetian Ambassador's Man. a Pass to the King.
Sanderson, a Romish Priest, convicted.
Mr. Serjeant Phesant signified to this House, from the Justices of the Sessions for the City of London and the County of Midd. "That, he sitting in the Place of the Recorder, at the Sessions, according to the Course, the Recorder is to acquaint the King, at the End of every Sessions, of the Prisoners as are condemned; and now, in the King's Absence, he was commanded to inform their Lordships, that a Priest, one Sanderson, is convicted for being a Priest, and having received Orders from Rome."
Lady Berkeley Leave to be with her Husband in The Tower.
Upon Information to this House, "That Sir Charles Berkeley, a Prisoner in The Tower, is very sick; therefore it was desired that [ (fn. 1) his Lady] and a Maid (fn. 2) may be admitted to be in The Tower with her Husband;" which was Ordered accordingly.