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 Veneris, 23 die Maii.
Petition to revoke the Order for preserving the Timber near Lady Wotton's House.
"That they have seen an Order, made by this House, for forbidding the cutting of any Trees near the House of the Lady Wotton, near Canterbury, which they believe hath been through Misinformation; for the Wood cut was only Wood fit for Fuel, and far off the House: Therefore desires their Lordships would please to re-call the said Order."
Ordinance to be brought in, to revoke the One for cutting Fuel.
And this House taking the same into Consideration, and that the Reason of the making of the Ordinance for cutting of Fuel was, in regard Newcastle Coal could not be had; but seeing there is Plenty now of Newcastle Coal: This House thinks it fit, that an Ordinance be made, for revoking of that Ordinance; and that no more Wood be cut upon the Ground of the Lady Wotton; and that (fn. 1) the Parties who are employed for cutting of Wood shall not carry away any Timber of that Wood which is already cut.
Protection for the E. of Middlesex's Park, at Copthall.
Carr protected from Arrests, till his Arrears are paid.
E. of Suffolk and the Executors of Sir R. Hitcham & al.
The Counsel of the Earl of Suffolke and the Counsel of the Defendants were called in, touching the Hearing of the Business concerning the Recoveries obtained from the Earl of Suffolke in his Minority.
Mr. Elliot to be Vice Admiral of Devon.
"In Pursuance of an Order of this Committee, dated the 15th of this Instant May, and on View of a Certificate from the Register of Admiralty; Ordered, That John Elliott Esquire shall be presented to the Houses, for their approving him to be Vice Admiral for the County of Devon: And, after their Approbation declared, a Warrant is to be issued from this Committee, for the putting of him into that Place."