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 Jovis, 13 die Julii.
Venetian Ambassador's Goods, a Pass.
Ordered, That a Pass shall be granted to Peters, to send the (fn. 1) Venetian Ambassador's Goods to Roan, as soon as they come to Dover.
Message from H. C. for a Conference on Scotch Affairs;
Ordinance for Sequestration.
Countess of Thanet's Petition, for Maintenance, and Leave to go beyond Sea.
Upon reading the Petition of Margarett Countess of Thanett, desiring "To give her Licence, and Five Children, and Six Maid Servants, and Six Men Servants, to travel beyond the Seas; and that their Lordships would be pleased to settle upon her such competent Maintenance, for herself, her Children, and Family, out of her Husband's Estate, to be from Time to Time returned unto her beyond Sea."
Upon Consideration of this Petition, the House thought it not fit to give Way to have the Children conveyed beyond the Seas; but, if the Countess of Thanett will go without them herself, this House gives her Leave to go, and refers her Petition for Maintenance to the Consideration of the Committee for Sequestrations.
E. of Newport's Daughters, a Pass.
Ordered, That Two Daughters of the Earl of Newport's, the Lady Isabella and the Lady Anne, and Mr. Charles Blunt, Three Maid Servants, Five Trunks, and a Box, shall have a Pass, to go to Fotheringhay, in the County of North'ton, with a Coach and Four Horses, and Three Horsemen; the Coach, Horses, and Men, to return peaceably again to London.
Report of the Conference about sending Committees into Scotland.
And then the Speaker reported the Effect of this Conference; which was, "To communicate, and desire their Lordships Concurrence in, divers Particulars concerning the sending of Committees into Scotland.
E. of Northumberland, Leave to be absent.
Justice Berkley's Trial.
Sir Peter Ricault desires to come to England, and offers Money for the Public Service.
The House being informed, "That Sir Peter Riccaut desires to come into England, and be heard, and to render himself to the Pleasure of the Parliament; and offers Two Thousand Pounds to be paid in to the State to shew his Affection:" It is Ordered, To have a Conference with the House of Commons Tomorrow Morning, to acquaint them with it.
Message to the H. C. about Justice Berkley's Trial, and with Broccas's Petition.
To let them know, that this House hath appointed the Trial of Mr. Justice Berkley on Saturday Morning next, at which Time they desire the House of Commons will proceed therein; likewife to deliver to the House of Commons the Petition of John Broccas, which their Lordships conceive to be a reasonable Request.