Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 7, 1644. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Lunæ, 6 die Januarii.
L. Viscount Say & Seale.
Answer from the H. C.
Mr. Serjeant Whitfield and Mr. Serjeant Finch returned with this Answer from the House of Commons; videlicet, "In regard of the many weighty Affairs now upon their House, their House will appoint a Time to take their Lordships Message into Consideration, concerning the Earl Denbigh; and then will send an Answer in convenient Time."
Message from the H. C. for the Archbishop of Cant's Execution.
To desire their Lordships Concurrence, that Execution shall be done upon the Body of Wm. Laude Archbishop of Canterbury, upon Friday next, being attainted of High Treason by Judgement of both Houses of Parliament: And the Lieutenant of The Tower is hereby enjoined to deliver his Body over to the Sheriffs of London; and the Sheriffs of London are hereby required to see Execution done accordingly, upon Tower Hill.
Message from the H. C. to expedite the Ordinance to exclude Members of both Houses from holding Offices, Civil or Military.
To desire their Lordships to expedite the Ordinance for disabling the Members of either House to bear Office, in regard of the Posture the Armies are now in; and that the Houses are now upon the Treaty.
Message to the H. C. for a Conference on this Ordinance.
French Minister desires an Answer to his former Papers, and to deliver somewhat further.
The Earl of Northumb. reported to the House, "That the French Resident sent to his Lordship, to desire him to signify to this House, That he desires an Answer to the Papers he formerly delivered in to this House; and he hath further Things given him in Charge from France, to deliver to this House; but he would know to what Committee it is referred, and how he may address himself with those Complaints he hath."