House of Lords Journal Volume 7: 13 September 1645

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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 Sabbati, 13 die Septembris.

PRAYERS, by Mr. Bridge.

Ds. Grey de Warke, Speaker.

Comes Kent.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Bolingbrooke.
Comes Northumb.
L. Viscount Say & Seale.
Comes Denbigh.
Ds. North.
Ds. Bruce.
Ds. Willoughby.

Message from the H. C. with an Ordinance.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Rous Esquire:

To desire their Lordships Concurrence in an Ordinance concerning paying of Mr. Pym's Debts.

Read Twice, and committed to a Committee of the whole House.

Lord Savill released upon Bail.

"Christopher Clapton Ar. de Bemontsey, in l. Com. Ebor. tenetur Domino Regi in 1000

Joh'es Laurance, de Lond. Jeweller, tenetur Domino Regi in 1000

"The Condition of the aforesaid Recognizance is, That the Lord Savill shall appear before the Lords in Parliament upon a Month's Warning."

Upon giving of this Security; it is Ordered, That the Lord Savill shall be released from his present Imprisonment in The Tower.

Letter from Lord Campden, for a Pass for himself and Family, to come to London, and go beyond Sea.

The Earl of Denbigh acquainted the House with a Letter, which he hath received from the Lord Viscount Campden; which was read, as follows:

"My Lord,

" (fn. 1) If it be not too great a Presumption, I beseech you be pleased to do me the Favour as to move the House for a Pass, for myself, my Wife, and Servants, to come to London or Kensington, and there to remain for Three Weeks or a Month; I bringing nothing with me, nor acting any Thing prejudicial to the Parliament during my Stay: That Time being expired, I may have Liberty, if I please, to go into Holland, engaging mine Honour not to act or do any Thing prejudicial to the Parliament. And for this Favour, you shall not only oblige, but tie me ever to be,

"My Lord,

"Your perpetual Servant,


The like was written to the Earl of Manchester, mutatis mutandis.


Hereupon it is Ordered, That a Pass be granted, under the Hand of the Speaker of this House, that he come up safely to London, as he desires.

Earl of Hunt. Leave to reside at Dunnington.

Upon reading of a Letter of the Earl of Huntingdon, written to the Lord Viscount Say & Seale: It is Ordered, That a Letter be written from this House, signed by the Speaker, to the Committee of Parliament at Leycester, to permit his Lordship to reside at his House at Dunnington, in Leycestershyre, he conforming himself to the Orders of Parliament.

Seizure of Sir Edward Sawyer's Goods, for a Debt of the Earl of Suff's, stayed.

Upon Information to this House, "That Sir Edmond Sawyer hath his Goods seized, by the Sheriff of Berks, for the Debt of the Earl of Suff. which he stands bound for."

Which this House taking into Consideration, and that the said Sir Edmond Sawyer is employed in managing the Estate of the Earl of Suff.: It is Ordered, That the Sheriff of Berks do stay all further Proceedings, and selling the Goods of the said Sir Edmond Sawyer, until this House gives further Directions.

Paper concerning Merchants trading to Denmark.

The Paper concerning the Merchants trading to Denmarke, was read, and approved of; and the Concurrence of the House of Commons was to be desired herein.


House adjourned till 9a, Monday next.


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