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 Saturni, 20 die Junii.
PRAYERS, by Mr. Foxcroft.
Comes Manchester, Speaker this Day.
Wrench to be instituted to Warminchham.
Ordered, That Doctor Aylett shall give Institution and Induction to Mr. John Wrench Clerk, Master of Arts, to the Rectory of Warmincham, in the Diocese and County of Chester; being presented thereunto by Sir Clipsby Crew Knight.
Lloyd and Vaughan.
Upon reading the Letters of the Committee of Mountegomeryshire, concerning Mr. Peire Floyd and Mr. Vaughan:
It is Ordered, That the Committee of Accompts in London shall see the Letters, and consider of the Business, and report the same to this House on Tuesday next.
Message from the H. C. for a Conference about the Propositions;
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir John Danver, Knight:
To desire a Free Conference with their Lordships, if it may stand with their Conveniency, concerning the Matter of the Propositions delivered at the last Conference.
and with Orders.
"2. To desire Concurrence in an Order concerning Mr. Batten to be Captain of The Holy Island.
Respited for the present.
3. To desire Concurrence in an Order for Mr. Elton to be High Sheriff of Hereford. (Here enter it.)
The Answer returned was:
That their Lordships do appoint a Free Conference presently, in the Painted Chamber, as is desired: That this House agrees to the Order for Mr. Elton to be High Sheriff for the County of Hereford: To that concerning Mr. Batten, their Lordships will send an Answer by Messengers of their own.
Esthorp's Arrears of Taxes to be remitted.
Upon reading the Petition of Mr. Esthorp Clerk; setting forth "his great Losses, and desiring that the Arrears of Taxes set upon his Estates by the Committee of the Parliament may be remitted:"
It is Ordered, That it be recommended to the House of Commons, with a Desire of Concurrence, that his Petition may be granted according to the Prayer.
Colonel Glynn's Order.
The Order for making Colonel Glyn Governor of Carnarvan Castle, was read, and Agreed to.
(Here enter it.)
The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and the Lords went to the Conference; which being ended, the House was resumed.
Conference on the Propositions.
And it was Ordered, That the Report of this Conference shall be made some other Time; and the House was again resumed.
And the Speaker, with the Lords, went into the Painted Chamber, to let the House of Commons know, that this House will take the Matter of this Conference into Consideration.
The Lords being returned; the House was resumed.
Proposition concerning Ireland.
Next, the House took into Consideration the Fourteenth Proposition, concerning Ireland, upon the Occasion of the Scotts Paper presented to this House.
And the Question being put, "Whether to adhere to this Proposition to be now sent to the King?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Protest against it.
Memorandum, That, before the putting of the Question, these Lords following desired Leave of the House to enter their Dissents, if the Question was carried against their Vote; which was granted:
Elton to be Sheriff of Hereford.
"The Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament do nominate and approve of Ambrose Elton Junior Esquire, to be High Sheriff of the County of Hereford; and that the Commissioners for the Great Seal of England do issue a Commission to him to be High Sheriff of the said County accordingly."
Colonel Glyn to be Governor of Carnarvon, &c.
"The Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, do nominate and approve of Colonel Thomas Glynn, to be Governor of the Town and Castle of Carnarvon, and of the Garrison there; and that the Members of both Houses that are of the Committee of both Kingdoms do grant him a Commission to be Governor of the said Town and Castle accordingly."