Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 8, 1645-1647. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Martis, 31 die Martii.
Comes Manchester, Speaker.
L. Viscount Say & Seale.
Message from the H C. to expedite the Ordinance about Goldsmiths Hall;
and with an Order.
Larnar & al. to be examined about London's last Warning.
Ordered, That Larnar and the other Persons shall be brought, by the Gentleman Usher, before this House, To-morrow Morning, to be examined concerning the scandalous Pamphlet intituled, "The last Warning to London."
L. Lovelace to have his Liberty within the Lines.
Upon reading the Petition of John Lord Lovelace; shewing, "That he is much sorrowed for his Deviation; and having been come a Week since, and surrendered himself to this House, and hath been committed by their Lordships to the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod, a Place neither suitable with his Health nor present Fortune: Now, in regard he is entirely resolved to conform to the Parliament, desires this House would afford him such Liberty as their Lordships shall think fit, that it may be possible for him to make his Composition, and do what else is required."
It is Ordered, That the Lord Lovelace shall have Liberty to go within the Line of Communication, and in the Country Five Miles from the said Line of Communication of London; his Lordship giving his Word upon his Honour first to the Speaker of this House, not to go further.
Officers, &c. of Windsor Garrison, Petition, for Pay due to them.
Upon reading the Petition of the Officers and Soldiers of the Garrison of Windsor; shewing, "That they are in great Wants for their Pay, they being Ninety Weeks behind; and desire that the Proceed of the Brass Statue long since ordered to be sold, and a Settlement for their future Subsistence out of the Delinquent Dean and Canons Lands of Windsor Castle, and the Rents and Revenues belonging to the Castle, &c."
Ingle and Ford versus Cornwallis.
Capt. Stent's Petition.
Message from the H. C. to sit a while.
Message from thence. with a Vote about the King's coming to London.
To let their Lordships know, that the House of Commons, taking into serious Consideration the Conjuncture of Affairs as they now stand, and fearing what Inconveniencies may arise, if the King should come to London contrary to the Advice of both Houses of Parliament; they have made a Vote, wherein they desire their Lordships Concurrence.
Ordinance concerning Martial Law.
Message to the H. C. about the Vote concerning the King's coming to London.
Order for 300£. to Sir Piercy Smith, for Service in Ireland.
"Ordered, by the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, That the Committee of Lords and Commons for Advance of Monies at Habberdashers Hall do pay unto Sir Peirce Smith Three Hundred Pounds, upon Accompt, to be deducted and allowed upon his Arrears due unto him upon his Entertainment in the Service of Ireland."