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, 21 die Maii.
Bp. of Hereford Leave to see his Wife.
L. Keeper Leave to be absent.
L. Herbert's Submission.
and Leave to go abroad.
And it was further moved, at his Lordship's humble Desire unto this House, "That he might have Leave to go into the Country for his Health; and, if he cannot have his Health in England, he desires Leave to go for a Time beyond the Sea, for the recovering of his Health:" Hereupon it is Ordered, That the Lord Herbert shall have Leave to go into the Country for his Health, and into France, or to The Spaw, or where he else shall go, for his Health.
Tanner released, to follow his Cause.
Upon the Petition of Wm. Tanner, shewing, That he hath a Cause to follow, depending before the Lords in Parliament, and he hath been arrested, whereby he cannot follow his Cause:" It is Ordered, That the said Tanner shall be released from his present Restraint, to follow his Cause, provided he be not upon Execution.
Leat's Cause about Damages sustained by the Spaniards.
The Earl of Bristoll signified to this House, "That he was well acquainted with the Cause of Depredations concerning Leat; and about Five and Thirty Years ago he knew that there was a Prosecution of Law in Spaine, concerning this Business, and it proved to be a very just Cause; for, upon sundry Hearings, there were Judgements given thereupon, and Execution accordingly had, for the Value of Two or Three Thousand Pounds.
Militia of the Tower Hamlets to be mustered with the County Militia.
In regard the Hamleters of The Tower of London are not to be drawn out in Trained Bands beyond their Liberties, (fn. 1) without Order from the Lieutenant of The Tower; the Earl of Holland, Lord Lieutenant of Midd. shall give an Order to the Lieutenant of The Tower, to cause the Trained Band of the Hamlets to be mustered on Thursday next, with the Trained Bands of Midd.
Message to the H. C. that the Lords are ready to proceed in Justice Berkley's Trial.
Bill for a Synod to settle the Doctrine of the Church.
L. Herbert returns Thanks to the House for his Enlargement.
The Lord Herbert gave this House humble Thanks for their Favour towards him, in releasing him upon his Petition, and professed he meant no Ill, neither to the King nor to this House, by those Words he spake; and desired their Lordships Pardon for those Words that fell from him.
Printer sent for, about the King's Answer to the Ordinance of the Houses, concerning the Militia.
The House was informed of a Book, intituled, An Answer to the Declaration of both Houses concerning the Militia, which was put forth in the Name of the King, which the House (fn. 2) conceives to have many Expressions in it, which laid an Imputation upon the Parliament: The House Ordered, That the Printer should be presently sent for, to attend this House, and bring the Warrant or Authority with him for the Printing of this Book.
Message from the H. C. that they agree to the Votes about the King, with Amendments.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Fynes; who brought up the Three Votes, and the Petition sent down to the House of Commons Yesterday: They do agree to them both, with these Two Alterations: videlicet,
In the Petition, in the Twelfth Line, after the Word ["and"], leave out these Words ["Your Proclamation of the Fourteenth of May"], and instead thereof put in these Words ["the Paper printed in Your Majesty's Name, in the Form of a Proclamation, bearing Date the 14th of May"].