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, 14 die Martii.
PRAYERS, by Mr. Salawey.
Comes Manchester, Speaker.
Sir R. Carr to be brought before the House.
The Petition of Sir Rob't Carr was read; shewing, That he is now, by this House, committed for a Contempt informed their Lordships against him, that he should refuse to come to attend their Lordships Command: He humbly informeth, that he did never refuse to come; but excused himself for the present, by reason of his Want of Health (as he was ready to make appear upon Oath); having both by Letter disclaimed the Petitioner Rob't Carr, as also to some Members of the House of Commons: Therefore he humbly desireth that he may be discharged of his Contempt, and of (fn. 1) his Restraint thereby."
Ordered, That the said Sir Rob't Carr shall be brought before this House on Wednesday Morning next.
Ordinance for Church Government, and to keep scandalous Persons from the Sacrament.
The House was adjourned into a Committee during Pleasure, to consider further of the Ordinance concerning keeping of scandalous Persons from the Sacrament of the Lord's Supper, &c.
The House being resumed, the said Ordinance was read, with some Alterations.
And the Question was put, "Whether to pass this Ordinance with these Amendments?"
"And it was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Ordered, That this Ordinance be sent down to the House of Commons, for their Concurrence in these Amendments.
Ingle and Ford versus Cornwallis.
Ordered, That the Cause of Captain Ingle and Mary Ford, against Cornwallis, shall be heard, at this Bar, on Tuesday Morning next.
Message to the H. C. with an Ordinance.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Justice Pheasant and Mr. Justice Rolls:
To deliver the Ordinance now passed, concerning keeping of scandalous Persons from the Sacrament of the Lord's Supper, and desire their Concurrence in the Amendments.
The Earl of Warwicke reported from the Committee of the Admiralty Two Papers, which were read:
Captain Woodward to command The Roebuck.
"Die Jovis, 5 Martii, 1645.
"At the Committee of Lords and Commons for the Admiralty and Cinque Ports.
"Whereas The Roebuck was returned in the List from this Committee without a Commander expressed, for that (being put in at Sea) his Name was not then certified; and whereas the Vice Admiral hath since certified his Name to be Andrew Woodward: Ordered, That the said Andrew Woodward be presented to both Houses, for their approving him to be Commander of the said Vessel, if they shall see Cause."
Ordered, That this House approves of this Report.
"Die Veneris, 13 Martii, 1645.
"At the Committee of Lords and Commons for Foreign Plantations.
Ordinance to confirm the One about the Plantations.
"Ordered, That both Houses of Parliament be moved, from this Committee, to pass a Declaration, for the confirming and continuing of the Ordinance of Parliament, dated 2 Nov. 1643, touching Foreign Plantations; and that, for the obtaining of more frequent Meetings, some other Members of both Houses be added for Commissioners."
Hereupon this House added these Lords following, to be added to be of the Committee for Foreign Plantations:
Next, an Ordinance was read, for the Continuance of the Ordinance for (fn. 2) Foreign Plantations.
"Die Martis, 10 Martii, 1645.
"At the Committee of Lords and Commons for the Admiralty, &c.
Smallcomb to be Register of the Vice Admiralty of Devon.
"On Recommendations made to this Committee from Mr. Elliott, Vice Admiral of the County of Devonshire; Ordered, That Mr. John Smallicomb be presented, from this Committee, to both Houses of Parliament, for their approving him to be Register of the said Vice Admiralty; and that, in case of Approbation, a Warrant may be granted him by this Committee, for his Execution of that Place."
Agreed to; and Ordered to be sent to the House of Commons, for their Concurrence.
Johnson, One of the Assembly.
Ordered, That this House approves of Mr. Johnson to be added to the Assembly of Divines.
Answer from the H. C.
Doctor Aylett and Doctor Heath return with this Answer from the House of Commons:
That they will send an Answer to all the Particulars by Messengers of their own.
Message to them, with the Ordinance about the Plantations;
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Doctor Aylett and Doctor Heath:
That, upon a Report from the Committee of Foreign Plantations, the Lords have passed an Ordinance for Continuance of the former Ordinance; and have added Six Lords to be of that Committee, and desire the House of Commons to add a proportionable Number of their House, and to give Expedition to the Ordinance with all convenient Speed, because the Ships are to go away on Tuesday next.
about Woodward and Smallcomb's Appointments;
2. To deliver to them the Report, that Mr. John Smallcombe be Register of the Vice Admiralty; and to let them know, this House agrees to it; and desire their Concurrence therein.
3. To deliver to them the Report, and desire their Concurrence, that Andrew Woodward be Commander of The Roebucke.
for Ram to have the Living of Barraby;
4. To desire their Concurrence, that Mr. Robert Ram may have the Living of Doctor Hurst, at Barraby, in the County of Lyncolne.
about Banaster's Arrears;
5. To communicate the Petition of Peregrine Banastre to them, with Recommendations, that some of his Arrears may be paid him, for his present Subsistence.
and for Colonel Disney to have Brown's Regiment.
(fn. 3) 7. To desire their Concurrence, that Colonel Disney may have the Command of that Regiment that was Colonel Browne's, late Governor of Lyncolne; and that the Committee of both Kingdoms do give him a Commission accordingly.
Johnson to be of the Assembly.
"The Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament do nominate and approve of Mr. Johnson, of Ries, in the County of Yorke, to be One of the Assembly, in the Place of Mr. Carter, lately deceased."