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 Sabbati, 27 die Julii.
Answer from H. C.
That they have appointed their Committee to meet the Lords Committee on Monday Morning, about the Paper of The States Ambassadors, concerning Ships that have been taken by the Ships in the Parliament Service.
Serjeant Glanvile's Goods not to be seized, till he has received his Trial.
Report of Ld. Rich's Examination.
"2 Answer. He answered, He acquainted no Man at Oxford with his coming away from thence; but he acquainted his Brother Mr. Charles Rich with his Resolutions, at Reading, Three Months ago, or thereabouts.
"5 Answer. He answered, He knows nothing of the Condition of the King's Army; but, concerning the Town of Oxford, there are Three or Four Thousand Men in Garrison there; and the Marquis of Hertford, Earl South'ton, Earl Dover, Lord Cottington, and Lord Dunsemore, and others, are there."
Lord Rich relased.
Hereupon this House Ordered, That the Lord Rich shall be forthwith discharged and released from his present Restraint under the Gentleman Usher; provided he engage his Word upon his Honour to this House, that he will not go out of the Line of Communication without Leave of the House; and that he shall appear before this House when he shall be summoned thereunto.
Ordinance for Martial Law.
Next, the Earl of Nortbumb. reported, "That the Committee hath considered of the Ordinance concerning Martial Law; and they have made some Alterations and Amendments, which they offer to the Consideration of the House:" Which were read; and the House, taking the same into Debate, agreed to the said Ordinance, leaving out some of those Alterations, and adding others.