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 Lunæ, videlicet, 24 (fn. 1) die Julii.
Colonel Manwaring to attend, for seizing Money, said to belong to Portuguese Merchants.
Upon reading the Petition of the Resident of Portingall Ambassador; complaining, "That some Monies of Portingall Merchants were taken away by Colonel Manwaringe, as were by him pretended by Order of Parliament:" Hereupon this House (fn. 2) Ordered, That Colonel Manwaring shall attend this House Tomorrow Morning, to inform this House the Truth of this Business.
Sanderson arrested, when sent for by the Committee for Sequestrations.
Upon reading the Petition of Raleigh Sanderson, Gentleman; shewing, "That being called by the Committee of Sequestrations, to attend them, to clear himself of a Misinformation, that he was in actual Service in the King's Army, he was arrested in Westm. Hall, by the Informers, in Six Thousand Pounds:" Hereupon this House Ordered, That the Business should be further heard and considered of, and the Petitioner to be brought to this House.
Lord Conway removed to the Custody of the Black Rod.
The Petition of the Lord Viscount Conway was read; shewing, "That he hath been close Prisoner by the Space of Six Weeks, suffering thereby very much both in his Health and Estate, by reason only of Mr. Waller's Accusation, of which his Lordship's Innocency assures him to be no Way guilty; humbly prayeth, that their Lordships would be pleased to admit him to a speedy Trial before their Lordships, or to take such Order for his Enlargement in the Interim, as may seem most agreeable to Justice and Equity:" Hereupon this House Ordered, That the Lord Viscount Conway shall be forthwith removed from the Custody (fn. 3) of Mr. Sheriff Andrewes, and be in the Custody of the Gentleman Usher attending this House, under the same Restraint as the Earl of Portland is.
E. of Bath's Petition, for Leave to go to The Spa.
The humble Petition of Henry Earl of Bathon was read; shewing, "That he hath been now these Ten Months their Lordships Prisoner; and finding himself much impaired in his Health, by his long Restraint, hath heretofore moved their Lordships, that they would be pleased, to release him from his Imprisonment, and grant him the Licence to go to The Spaw, to make Use of those Waters for his Health; and having received no Answer to that his Desire, both his Infirmity and the Season of the Year for the Use of those Waters inforce him to renew his former Suit, with this Addition, for their Lordships Satisfaction, that he will be very willing (in Case it be required) to give their Lordships the best Assurance he is able, that, at his Return into England, he will present himself to their Lordships, to be responsible for any of his Actions, which he hopes shall be such (fn. 4) as will merit their Lordships Approbation."
Recommended to the Committee of Safety.
This House, thinking this Petition to be just and reasonable, and in regard of his Lordship's ill Health; Ordered, To be (fn. 5) specially recommended to the Committee for the Safety, because his Lordship was Committed by that Committee.
E. of Pembroke to send Horses to France.
Vaneinden versus Belton, & al.
Anne Harmer deposed, "That Mr. Crosse, Utger, and Rushalt, came and took away the Goods in the Compting-house, as being Elders of the Dutch Church, pretending it was the Custom of that Church to take the Goods of Men when they grew old."
Colonel Berowe said, "That Mr. Vincent della Barn writ a Letter, in May 1635, to Mr. Huntingdon Hastings, to offer him Five Hundred Pounds, to join with them, to lay some Ground for them to divorce Vanenden and his Wife."
Message from the H. C. with Orders.
1. To desire their Lordships Expedition in the (fn. 6) Order concerning Sir David Watkins's Indemnity.
Lady Leech, a Pass to go abroad.
Ordered, That Sir Edward Leeche's Lady, with Three Children, Two Men Servants, and Two (fn. 7) Maid Servants, shall have a Pass, to go beyond the Seas.