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 Lunæ, 22 die Junii.
L. Viscount Say & Seale.
Letter from Colonel Russel, that Jersey is in Danger of being delivered to the French.
A Letter was read, directed to the Earl of Warwicke, from Colonel Russell Governor of Guernsey; giving Notice, "That the French have a Design of sending Forces to the Isle of Jersey, which is in Danger to be delivered to the French; and that the Prince doth resolve to reside at Jersey; and to desire that Powder and Ammunition may be sent to him."
Message to the H. C. with it;
about communicating the King's Letter to the Scots
and with other Particulars.
Edwards to be instituted to Latton.
Propositions for Peace.
Next, the House took into Consideration the Proposition brought lately from the House of Commons, concerning the Alterations in the Proposition concerning the Militia; which being read, was Agreed to, with those Alterations.
Report of the Conference about them.
"To let their Lordships (fn. 1) know, that they do agree with their Lordships to the Proposition concerning the settling of Religion in Ireland.
Message to the H. C. that they may be communicated to the Scots Commissioners, and sent to the King.
To let them know, that the Lords have passed all the Propositions, except that of the disbanding of the King's Forces in England and Scotland, and that concerning the Act of Oblivion; and that they desire that the House of Commons will give Order to their Members of the Committee of both Kingdoms, as they have done theirs, that they may be speedily communicated to the Scotts Commissioners; and their Concurrence desired, that the Propositions may be speedily sent to the King.
Colonel Lylburn's Protestation against the Authority of the House.
The Protestation of John Lylburne was read; and it is Ordered, To be referred to these Committees, to consider of the said Protestation, and what is fit to be done thereupon, and to report the same to this House:
Answer to the Prince's Letter.
Colonel Lylburn to attend.
Ordered, That Lieutenant (fn. 1)Colonel John Lylburne be brought before this House To-morrow Morning, at Ten of the Clock.
Message from the H. C. to expedite the Propositions.
That the Lords have considered of giving a speedy Dispatch to the Propositions, which they shall forthwith find by that Answer of this House, which their Lordships will send by Messengers of their own.
Batten to be Governor of Holy Island.
"The Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament do nominate and appoint Captain Robert Batten to be Captain of The Holy Island; and that the Members of both Houses that are of the Committee of both Kingdoms do grant him a Commission to be Captain of the said Island accordingly."