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, 21 die Octobris.
Ordinance to sequester the Estates of Delinquents in Jersey.
The Earl of Salisbury reported, "That the Committee have taken into Consideration the Ordinance concerning the sequestering the Estates of Delinquents in the Isle of Jersey; and they think it fit to offer to the Consideration [ (fn. 1) of the House] some few Alterations;" which Alterations were read; and the said Ordinance was Agreed to, with the said Alterations. And it is Ordered, To be recommended to the House of Commons, to desire their Concurrence therein.
Major Hamond to be restrained, till he has been tried for killing Major Gray.
The House being informed, "That Major Hamon, who killed Major Gray at Gloucester, presumed to appear in the Little Committee Room adjoining to this House;" which this House resented as an Offence by him, in regard he hath not undergone the Trial of the Law for the said Fact. And the House being further informed, "That the said Major Hamon is under Restraint for the said Fact by the House of Commons:" It is Ordered, To send to the House of Commons, to acquaint them of his coming before their Lordships this Day; and to desire that they would take a Course that he may not have such Liberty until he hath passed a Trial for his Offence.
E. of Nottingham's Petition, for the Arrears of his Annuity out of the King's Revenue.
A Petition of the Earl of Nottingham was read, to desire "some Relief in Payment of his Arrears due unto him for his Annuity of the King's Revenue:" Which Petition this House Ordered to be recommended to the House of Commons.
Committee to prepare Heads for a Conserence about Major Hamond.
Ordered, That the Earl of Kent, the Earl of Stamford, and the Lord North, are appointed to consider and prepare what is fit to be offered to the House of Commons, concerning Major Hamond; and Justice Bacon is appointed to assist them.
Bastwick's, Burton's, and Prynn's Cause.
Durdant, Clerk of the Works for the Parliament House, allowed Privilege.
Upon reading the Petition of Andrew Durdant, Clerk of His Majesty's Works for Whitehall, and His Majesty's House of Parliament; shewing, "That, by a Ticket, he is commanded to send a Man completely armed, to go forth with Colonel Harrington; therefore, in regard of his Attendance upon the Service of the Parliament, he may be exempted, and enjoy the Privilege of Parliament:"
Answer to The States Ambassadors, concerning their Offer of Mediation.
The Answer to the Ambassadors of The States of The United Provinces was read, concerning their Overture of Mediation; and it was to be referred to the Earl of Pembrooke, the Lord Wharton, and the Lord Willoughby, to consider of the said Answer, and report their Opinions to this House.