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 Martis, 3 die Junii.
PRAYERS, by Dr. Staunton.
Ds. Grey de Warke, Speaker.
Comes (fn. 1) Warwicke.
Sir J. Kaye's Ordinance.
The Ordinance for taking off the Sequestration of Sir John Kayes was read Thrice, and Agreed to. (Here enter it.)
Sir T. Fairfax to march towards the Eastern Association.
The Lord Robertes reported from the Committee of both Kingdoms a Paper of their Resolutions; which was read, as follows:
"That it be reported to both Houses, That Order is given to Sir Tho. Fairefax, to rise from Oxford, and to march toward the Association."
Approved of by this House.
Gen. Middleton's Petition for his Arrears.
"At the Committee of both Kingdoms.
"Ordered, That the Petition of Lieutenant General Middleton be recommended to the House of Lords, from this Committee; and their Lordships desired to send it to the House of Commons."
The Petition of Lieutenant General Middleton was read; shewing, "That he may have some Part of his Arrears paid him, he being presently to repair to his Charge in the Scottish Army."
Ordered, That this Petition be sent to the House of Commons by the next Messengers.
Message from the H. C. with Committees Names for the West;
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Nicolls, &c.
To desire their Lordships Concurrence in these Particulars:
1. That Sir John Norcott and Mr. Dennis Bond be added to the Committee of Plymouth, Lyme, and Poole.
for Persons to command in Gloucester, till the Governor arrives;
2. That Mr. Nurse, now Mayor of Gloucester, Alderman Singleton, and Colonel Blunt, or any Two of them, shall have the Command of the Garrison of Gloucester, and of the Forces and Garrisons in Gloucestershire, in as ample Manner as Colonel Massie had, until Colonel Lloyd the appointed Governor come down to his Charge there, or that the House take other Order.
and that the Provostship of Eaton is not within the Ordinance for excluding Members from holding Offices.
3. That this House doth Declare, That the Place of Provost of the College of Eaton is no Place or Office within the Intention or Words of the Ordinance that discharges the Members of either House to hold any Office or Command, Military or Civil, bestowed or conferred by Parliament.
Respited, until this House receives an Answer from the House of Commons, concerning the Declaration sent them touching the Earl of Manchester's having the Ordering of Cambridge.
The Answer returned was:
That this House will send an Answer to the Declaration concerning the Provost of Eaton, by Messengers of their own: To the rest, their Lordships do agree.
Gen. Crawfurd's Complaint against Man and Moore.
Next, this House heard the Counsel on both Sides, concerning the Complaint of Major General Crawford, against Man the Constable, and Moore; and, upon Debate, it was Resolved, That the said Man and Moore shall for the present be committed to the Prison of The Fleete, for their base and scandalous Words and Execrations against the Scottish Nation; and Tomorrow this House will consider what Satisfaction is sitting for to be given to the Scottish Nation for this Offence.
"An Ordinance for the Discharge of the Delinquency of Sir John Kaye, Knight and Baronet.
Ordinance for discharging Sir John Kaye of his Delinquency, on a Composition.
"Whereas Sir John Kay, Knight and Baronet, hath been fined at Five Hundred Pounds for his Delinquency, to pay the same, by Way of Composition, to the Use of the State; and, in Pursuance of the said Composition, hath paid the Sum of Two Hundred and Fifty Pounds, and given Security for the Payment of the other Two Hundred and Fifty Pounds, to the Contentment and Satisfaction of the Committee intrusted for that Service: It is this Day Ordered, Ordained, and Declared, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled, That the Sequestration of the said Sir John Kaye's Estate shall be, and is hereby, taken off and discharged, from the 18th Day of March last, 1644; and all Committees, and other Officers whatsoever employed by the Parliament, are to take Notice hereof, and yield a ready Obedience hereunto accordingly; and, upon the presenting of this Ordinance to the several Committees, he is to be forthwith restored to the Possession of all his Estate now under Sequestration."
House adjourned till 9a cras.