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 Veneris, 22 die Maii.
L. Viscount Say & Seale.
Ingle and Ford versus Cornwallis.
Stanley to be instituted to Kirkby over Blois.
General Porter and Sackvile sent for.
The Earl of Essex reported, "That this House having referred to him and the Lord Willoughby, to (fn. 1) make up the Difference between Major General Porter and Captain Sackvile; their Lordships appointed a Time to hear then: But Major General Porter did not meet."
Mr. Smart to have Monies paid him.
It is Ordered, That the Receiver, that should pay him the Monies as are ordered to be paid unto him, shall forthwith pay the same accordingly; and that such other Persons as shall appear upon Affidavit to this House to refuse, shall be sent for by Order of this House, to answer their said Contempt; and that the One Hundred and Twenty Pounds mentioned in the Petition be paid out of the Sequestration.
Ordinance to secure Money advanced for Ireland.
The Ordinance for securing of Persons that shall advance Monies for Ireland, was reported as fit to pass, with some few Alterations and Amendments; which was read the Third Time, with the said Alterations, and Agreed to, and Ordered to be sent to the House of Commons, for their Concurrence in the said Alterations.
Order about Writs of Error.
Ordered, That such Persons as bring in any Writs of Error into this House shall of Course 'sign the Errors (fn. 2) within Eight Days after it be brought into this House; else, in Default thereof, the same be remitted into the King's Bench, that so Execution may be taken off: And further it is Ordered, That the Fees which are to be paid to the Officers of this House shall be paid before the Writs of Error be brought into this House.
Message to the H. C. for the Conference about the Words spoke by Sir J. Evelyn; their Vote about the King's Person; and about Captain Massy;
2. To let them know, that this House will give a Conference, at the same Time, concerning a Vote which the House of Commons hath made, for the disposing of the King's Person as the Houses of Parliament shall think fit; and likewise concerning the Business of Captain Maissey.
(fn. 3)3. To desire Concurrence in the Ordinance concerning Serjeant Birkhead.
Hall's and Ricault's Petitions;
Committee at Goldsmiths Hall;
Horses to be exported for Colonels Killegrew and Cromwell;
and for the French King;
about an Allowance for the Princess Henrietta;
11. To desire Concurrence in an Order, "That the Committee for the King's Children are to make Allowance to the Princess Henrietta, for her Maintenance for One Month; and that, in the mean Time, the said Committee do examine the Articles made upon the Surrender of Exeter; and report to both Houses how she is to be disposed of, for the future, according to the Tenor of the said Articles, with as much Expedition as may be."
and with the Ordinance for Ireland.
Moreton to Command The Hunter.
"Whereas this Committee hath, upon View of certain Examinations taken at Portsmouth, seen Cause to suspend Joseph Bransby from Command of The Hunter Frigate, being a small Vessel of about Thirty Tuns; and whereas, for the keeping of the Vessel in Employment, being designed to Guernsey, she is at present ordered into the Charge of Wm. Moreton, who hath been formerly employed in the Parliament's Service upon the Coast of Guernsey, and demeaned himself well therein: This Committee doth therefore recommend it to both Houses of Parliament, that the said Wm. Moreton may be by them approved of, for Command of the said Vessel in this Summer's Expedition, in the room of the said Joseph Bransby."