Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 6, 1643. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Veneris, videlicet, 21 die Aprilis.
Countess of Exon's Servant, a Pass.
Countess of Rivers's Horses to be returned.
Delinquents sent for.
Ordered, That the Horses of the Countess of Rivers, stayed, shall be restored presently to her; and the Parties that stayed them shall be sent for, to answer the same to this House, for the Contempt of their Lordships (fn. 1) Order.
Gardiner, a Pass.
Message from the H. C. for a Conference on the Bill for a Subscription to reduce the Irish Rebels.
Shearing and Tito in Error.
Doughty and Overman, D°.
Justice Foster's Horses to be returned Delinquents sent for.
Ordered, That Mr. Justice Foster's Horses, that are taken away, shall be restored; and the Parties that took them away shall be sent for, to answer the same, being a Contempt of the Order of this House.
Capt. Player examined, about not restoring Mr. Cary's Horses.
Captain Player being called in, and asked why he did not restore Mr. Carie's Horses according to the Order of this House, he said, "He acquainted the House of Commons with their Lordships Order, and they Ordered him not to restore them, by Order of the 17th April; and the House of Commons gave him Thanks for Obedience and Respect to their Commands, and they will protect him, and take some further Course for his further Satisfaction."
Mr. Lindsey, a Pass.
Mr. Leech, a Pass to Holland.
Ordered, That Wm. Leech, Son to Sir Edward Leech, (fn. 2) an Attendant on this House, shall have a Pass, to go into Holland, with Wm. Leech, Batchelor of Divinity, and Fellow of Magdalen Colledge in Cambridge, his Governor; and that they shall be permitted to carry with them Ten Pounds apiece.
Grymes, a Pass.
Wing, a Pass.
Report of the Conference, on the Bill for a Subscription to reduce the Irish Rebels.
The Speaker reported the Effect of this Conference: "That the House of Commons agree with their Lordships in (fn. 3) the Amendment in the Bill concerning the speedy Payment of Money touching the Affairs of Ireland, for the making of the Day of Payment the Fifteenth of June; but concerning the Alteration of the Words in the Bill, touching the naming of the Clerk of the House of Commons ["Clerk of the Parliament of the House of Commons"], the House desires the Words may stand as they are in the Bill, and not ["Sub-Clerk of the Parliament who tends upon the House of Commons"]:
"First, Because of Custom and (fn. 4) Use.
Syile of the Clerk of the H. C. to be considered.
Ordered, That the Consideration of this Statute, and the Patent of Mr. Henry Elzinge, is hereby referred to the Consideration of the Committee for the Bill, who (fn. 3) are to call (fn. 5) as their Assistants all the Judges and the King's Counsel, and report their Opinions therein To-morrow Morning.
Sheriff Langham's Case to be recommended to the H. C.
It was moved, "To have a Conference with the House of Commons, concerning Mr. Sheriff Langbam, who hath deserved well for his good Service done to the Parliament, to recommend him to the House of Commons, and to take his Case touching his Currants into Consideration."
Mr. May, a Pass.
Mr Farney, a Pass to France.
Message to the H. C. for a Conference, about Sheriff Langham.
To desire (fn. 3) a Conference, To-morrow Morning, at Ten of the Clock, in the Painted Chamber, touching Mr. Sheriff Langham.