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 Martis, 15 die Augusti.
Message from the H. C to expedite some Ordinances already brought up.
Committee for the associated Counties.
Lady Mansell, a Pass.
Message to the H. C. with a Name to be added to the Committee of the associated Counties.
Earl of Westmorland's Petition, for Leave to go into Northamptonshire.
Upon reading of the Petition of the Earl of Westm. desiring, "That he may have Leave granted him from this House, to go to his House in North'tonshire, for his Health:" But the House being not willing he should go into North'tonshire; yet Ordered, That if his Lordship could think of any safe Place within the Power of the Parliament, within a Dozen Miles of London, and acquaint this House therewith, then, upon giving of his Word, upon his Honour, to be confined to that Place for his Health, this House will give him Leave to have his Liberty for his Health.
Overman and Doughty in Error.
Ordered, That the Writ of Error depending in this House, between Overman and Doughty, shall be quashed; and that the Equity of the Business shall be referred to (fn. 1) the Earls of Pembrooke, Denbigh, Lord Viscount Say & Seale, Lord Howard and Lord Wharton, or any Two of them, to call the Parties before them, and examine the Equity of it, and report the same to this House; and that Mr. Baron Trevor and Mr. Serjeant Fynch are to attend the Committee when their Lordships shall please to appoint.
Answer from the H. C. about the Committee for the associated Counties.
None of the King's Houses to be searched, but in Presence of Members of both Houses.
Ordered, That Somersett House, Whithall, nor any of the King's Houses, shall not be searched, nor any Goods carried out of them belonging to the King or Queen, by any but in the Presence of One Peer and Two of the Members of the House of Commons.
Oath to be taken, for securing London.
Next the Ordinance was read, touching the taking of an Oath for the securing of the City of London; and this House Resolved, To have a Conference with the House of Commons, to offer to their Consideration whether it may not be inconvenient to have this Oath forced upon the Gentry that are in London; and desire that the Peers and Assistants of this House may be exempted from taking the said Oath.