DIE Veneris, 17 die Aprilis.
PRAYERS, by Mr. Sterry.
Comes Manchester, Speaker.
Viscount Say & S.
Serj. Glanvile's Petition, for his Liberty.
The Petition of Serjeant Glanvill, Prisoner in The
Tower of London; desiring "that he may have Liberty,
with his Keeper, to look after his Occasions."
Bond's Ordinance, to be Captain of Portland.
An Ordinance H. L. That Elias Bond be Captain of
Portland Castle and the Isle there, 1a, 2a, 3a
be sent to the House of Commons.
Burnham & al. to be attached, for Contempt of an Order concerning Mr. Weston.
Upon reading of the Affidavit of Robert Turbutt this
Day in the House; shewing, "That Geo. Burnham,
with Three others in his Company, did drive several
Cattle into the Lands of Nicholas Weston Esquire, in
Contempt of an Order of this House, of the 10th
of July, 1644."
It is Ordered, That the Gentleman Usher attending this House, or his Deputy, shall attach the said
Parties, and bring them before the Lords in Parliament,
to answer their Contempt; and that the Governor of
the Isle of Ely
(fn. 1) do assist the said Mr. Weston in the
quieting of the Lands called North Fenn, in Wittlesey
March. of Winton, a Pass, for Goods.
Ordered, That the Marquess of Winton may have
a Pass, to bring up several Goods of hers now at Oxford, and consigned to the Lieutenant of The Tower of
Lond. for the Use of the said Marquess, according to
a Particular delivered it to this House.
Committee of the Revenue s Ordinance.
An Ordinance concerning the Committee of the Revenue; read Once, and Directions was given that it
should be amended.
Message to the H C. with the following Ordinances;
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by
Sir Edward Leech and Mr. Page, with several Particulars:
1. That they would join with the Lords, in passing
an Ordinance concerning Crooked Timber that shall be
cut in the King's Woods for the Use of the Navy.
2. To join in the passing an Ordinance, that Wm.
Thomas and Sam. Oliver - be Ministers at Wells.
3. To join in an Ordinance to make Mort'mer and
Norffolke Serjeants at Arms.
4. An Ordinance for Tho. Doughtie Clerk, to be
Parson of to concur.
5. To join with the Lords in an Ordinance, That
Elias Bond be Governor of Portland Castle, and the Island
for Committees to desire an Answer from the Scots Commissioners about the Propositions;
6. To acquaint that House, that the Lords have appointed their Members being of the Committee of
both Kingdoms, to desire an Answer from the Scotts
Commissioners, to the last Paper delivered to them touching the Propositions; and to desire that House, that they
will give the same Authority to their Members to do
about the Judge of the Admiralty of Cornwall, &c.
7. To put them in Mind of the Judge of the Admiralty of Cornewall and Devon, formerly recommended
from this House, upon the Report from the Lords and
Commons for the Admiralty and Cinque Ports.
and Mr. Poyzer.
8. To put the House of Commons in Mind of Major
Poyzer, being formerly sent to them.
Votes from the H. C. about Scotch Papers reflecting on the Parliament.
The House was adjourned during Pleasure, to consider of the Vote sent up from the House of Commons,
concerning the Book, intituled, "Some Papers delivered
in by the Scotts Commissioners, &c."
The House was resumed.
This Question was put, "Whether any Question
shall be put upon this Vote, before the Examinations read at the Conference be read likewise in this House?"
And it was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Next, these Two Questions were propounded; videlicet,
"1. Whether the Vote upon the whole shall be put
as it was brought up from the House of Commons?"
"2. Whether the Vote, as brought up from the
House of Commons, shall be taken into Parts,
and considered of?"
And there being a Debate, which of these Two Questions should be first put;
This Question was put;
"Whether the Vote, upon the whole, as it was
brought up from the House of Commons,
shall be first put to the Question?"
And it was Resolved in the Negative.
This Question was put,
"Whether the Vote, as brought up from the House
of Commons, shall be taken into Parts, and considered of?"
And it was Resolved in the Affirmative.
And accordingly the House was presently adjourned
into a Committee during Pleasure, to consider what Parts
to put the Vote into.
And after a long Debate, the House was resumed.
These Questions were put:
"As many as are of Opinion to agree with the
House of Commons in this Vote, videlicet,
"Resolved, by the Lords and Commons assembled
in Parliament, That the Book, intituled, ("Some
Papers of the Commissioners of Scotland, given
in lately to the Houses of Parliament, concerning the Propositions of Peace. London, printed
for Robert Bostock, dwellinge at the Signe of the
King's Heade, in Paul's Church Yeard, Aprill 11,
1646,") doth contain in it Matters scandalous
and false; and they do thereupon Order,
That it be forthwith burned by the Hands of
the common Hangman; and do declare that
the Author and Publisher thereof is an Incendiary between the Two Kingdoms of England and Scotland, say "Content." As
many as are of another Opinion, say "Not
And the Votes were equal.