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.
Earl of Manchester, Speaker this Day.
Countess of Exon's Servant, a Pass.
Ordered, That a Servant of the Countess of Exon shall have a Pass, to go to Oxford, and return again to London.
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.
Ordered, That Edmond Gardiner, Servant to the Lady Brooke, shall have a Pass, to go to Oxford, and return again to London.
Message from the H. C. for a Conference on the Bill for a Subscription to reduce the Irish Rebels.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Jepson:
To desire a Conference, by a Committee of both Houses, touching the Amendments in the Bill for the speedy Payment of Monies for Ireland.
The Answer was:
That this House will give a present Conference, as is desired, in the Painted Chamber.
Two Writs of Error were brought in, by Mr. Justice Bacon, One of the Judges of the King's Bench:
Shearing and Tito in Error.
One between Shearing and Tyto.
Doughty and Overman, D°.
The other between Doughtie and Overman.
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."
Captain Player was further asked, whether he had any particular Warrant from the Committee to stay and seize upon Mr. Carie's Horses, before he did see or know of the Order of this House.
He said, "He had the Warrant of the Committee of Examinations Four Hours before he had their Lordships Order, between Nine and Ten of the Clock in the Morning."
Ordered, That this House doth dismiss Captain Player for further Attendance on this Business.
The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and the Lords went to the Conference; which being ended, the House was resumed.
Mr. Lindsey, a Pass.
Ordered, That Mr. Lyndsey shall have a Pass, to go to Oxford.
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.
Ordered, That John Grymes may have a Pass, for himself and his Horse, to go to Yorke, to the Countess of Denbigh, and to continue out Twenty Days.
Wing, a Pass.
Ordered, That Mr. Wing shall have a Pass, to go to Leycester, and return back again to London.
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.
"Secondly, In the Act of Parliament of 6 H. VIII. Cap. 16. he is stiled ["Clerk of the Parliament, appointed, or to be appointed, for the Commons House"].
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.
Ordered, That Mr. Adrian May shall have a Pass, to go to Oxford, with his Man and Two Horses.
Mr Farney, a Pass to France.
Ordered, That Nic. Farney, Servant to the Duke of Vandosme, shall have a Pass, to go to Dover, and transport him for France.
Message to the H. C. for a Conference, about Sheriff Langham.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Edward Leech and Mr. Doctor Bennett:
To desire (fn. 3) a Conference, To-morrow Morning, at Ten of the Clock, in the Painted Chamber, touching Mr. Sheriff Langham.
House adjourned till 10a cras.