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, 2 die Novembris.
PRAYERS, by Dr. Staunton.
Ds. Grey de Warke, Speaker.
Mr. Ward to be One of the Assembly.
The House being informed, "That Mr. Painter, One of the Assembly, is lately dead:" It is Ordered, That Mr. John Ward of Ipsich be put into his Place; and the Concurrence (fn. 1)
Neyland Inhabitants Petition, that Part of the Rectory Impropriate of Neyland and Stoke be bestowed on Mr. Mott the Minister.
Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town of Neyland, in the County of Suffolke; shewing, "That the Vicarages of the Parishes of Stoke and Neyland being annexed, One Mr. Mott, a grave and reverend Minister, being now Vicar, hath, by himself and an able Curate, for many Years past, supplied both Cures, and yet the Profits de claro come not to above Fifty Pounds per Annum, which is not a Livelihood for them to live upon; and the Rectory Impropriate, by reason of the Recusancy of Sir Francis Mannocke the Owner, is now under the Sequestration of the Parliament: The Petitioners desire, that Two Parts of the said sequestered Rectory may be settled upon the said Mr. Mott, for the Increase of his Maintenance."
It is Ordered, That it is referred to the Lords of the Committee of Sequestration, to take this Petition into Consideration, and to hear and determine the Business.
Countess of Sussex's Assessment.
Upon reading the Petition of Elianor Countess Dowager of Sussex; shewing, "That the hath been taxed by the Committee of Bucks, for her Twentieth and Fifth Part, at Four Hundred Pounds, which she conceiveth she ought not to have been, in respect of her Degree; the Consideration whereof the humbly offereth to their Lordships, and humbly prayeth their Lordships Direction and Order therein, for her Relief."
Hereupon it is Ordered, That the Petitioner, being a Peeress of this Realm, shall be allowed the Privileges of Parliament, and not to be rated but by this House; and the Assessment of the Committee in the Country to be suspended until this House gives further Order.
Propositions concerning London.
The House was adjourned into a Committee during Pleasure, to consider of the Propositions of the City; and the House being resumed, it was Resolved, To have a Conference with the House of Commons, to know in what Manner these Propositions are received from the City; and whether the Houses shall own them as their own.
Propositions for a Peace.
Next, the House took into further Consideration the Propositions for a safe and well-grounded Peace; and the House was adjourned into a Committee of the whole House during Pleasure.
The House was resumed.
And the Alterations and Additions were Agreed to. And it is Ordered, To have a Conference with the House of Commons on Monday next; and communicate these Alterations and Additions to them.