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, 3 die Novembris.
L. Viscount Say & Seale.
Vutden Hoven and Doling versus Jochemsen.
Upon reading the Petition of Jacob Vutden Hoven, Merchant of Amsterdam, for himself, and as Attorney of Egbert Dolinge, also of Amsterdam, Merchant; complaining of "Delay of Justice, in a Suit depending in "the Court of Admiralty at Dover, in certain Suits against Claes Jochemsen."
Spanish Agent desires a Pass, for DonFranco Melesses to go to Fianders.
"It is entreated of your Honours, by the Lord Ambassador of Spaine, for a Convoy for Don Franco Melesses, Nephew to the Marquis Castell Rodrigo, Governor of Flander, who hath lately arrived here from the Court of Spaine, to transport himself upon urgent Affairs (which require Expedition) into Flanders; and what Favour your Honours shall in this Particular extend to his Person, will be esteemed as done to that State.
To take the Benefit of the First Ship.
This House is of Opinion, and thinks it fit, That when there is a Ship that goes into those Parts, that he take the Benefit and Opportunity of that Ship; and this to be communicated to the House of Commons, for their Concurrence herein.
Answer from the H. C.
As to the Business of the Earl of Stamford's, the Scotts Reformadoes Petition, the Lady Chaworth's Petition, they will send an Answer by Messengers of their own; and as concerning Colonel Martyn to command the Foot in Chief at the Service of Donington Castle, under Dulbeir.
Message to them, about Hancock's and Berrowe's Business; and about Don F. Melesses's Pass.
3. To communicate to them the Paper reported this Day from the Commissioners of the Navy, for a Convoy for Don Franco Melesses, to go to Flanders; and acquaint them, that this House thinks it fit that he take the Benefit of the next Ship that goes from hence to those Parts, to transport himself thither.
Oakley heard, concerning the Validity of his Patent, as Receiver of Westminster College.
This Day the Counsel of John Oakley was heard; and it was alledged, "That he held his Place as Receiver of the College of Westm. by Patent, during his Life; and therefore desires to be heard before the Ordinance for putting him out of the said Place be passed; he not knowing any Offence he hath committed, to disable him from enjoying it."
Trial of the Pix.
"Ordered, by the Lords and in Parliament assembled, That the Trial of the Monies in the Pix in the Mint, in The Tower of London, shall be made on Monday next, the Tenth of this Instant November, at the usual Place near the Star Chamber."
"Ordered, by the Lords in Parliament assembled, That the Earl of Kent and the Earl of Bolingbrooke are hereby appointed to join with a Committee of the House of Commons, for the taking of the Examinations and Trial of the Pix, in The Tower of London, on Monday next, being the Tenth of this Instant November, by Nine of the Clock in the Morning, at the usual Places near the Star Chamber, Westm."
Ordinance for Ordinance of Ministers.
Next, the Ordinance for Penn's Composition for his Wardship, was read the Third Time; and Agreed to with a small Alteration, wherein the [ (fn. 1) Concurence of the] House of Commons is to be desired.