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, 8 die Februarii.
Answer from the H. C.
Sir Rob't Rich (fn. 1) and Mr. Page, sent with a Message Yesterday to the House of Commons, return with this Answer:
That (fn. 2) they agree to the Alteration of the Sheriff of North'tonshire; and to the Two Ordinances, they will send an Answer, by Messengers of their own.
Message from thence, with an Ordinance.
To desire their Lordships Concurrence in an Ordinance for appointing Committees of both Houses to treat with the Scottish Commissioners, about the Affairs of both Kingdoms, according to the Ends of the late Covenant and Treaty.
Ordinance appointing Committees of both Houses to treat with the Scotch Commissioners.
And the Preamble, and the First Part of the Power, were agreed to; but the Debate was, whether this Clause, videlicet, ["And further Power and Authority is hereby given to them, or any Six of them, whereof One Lord and Two Commoners as a joint Committee with the Committee and Commissioners of Scotland, to advise, consult, order, and direct, concerning the carrying on and managing of the War for the best Advantage of the Three Kingdoms,"] shall be laid aside?
French Ambassador's Requests on his going Home.
It was moved, as the Desire of Prince D'Harcourt, That this House would grant the several Particulars mentioned in a Paper, he being to go speedily (fn. 3) into France; videlicet,
"And a Warrant for Coaches, Horses (fn. 4), and other Necessaries, for Prince De Harcourt's Journey.
Jennings and Dawes.
Upon reading the Petition of Thomas Jennyns Esquire, shewing, "That Sir Thomas Dawes, in his Petition, denies that the Five Bonds are in Trust; therefore desires a Day for hearing the Difference between them:"