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 Jovis, 25 die Junii.
Lady Andover, a Pass.
Answer from the H. C.
Sir Edward Leech and Mr. Page return with this Answer [ (fn. 1) to the Message] sent to the House of Commons on Tuesday last:
Committee to meet the Scots Commissioners.
Paper from them, about the Propopositions.
And it is Ordered, That this House agrees to grant what they desire in their Papers; and that what is in the Proposition wrong transplanted and misplaced, is referred to the Consideration of the Committee that is to meet this Afternoon.
Sabran & al. a Pass to France.
Message to the H. C. about it, and the Scots Paper concerning the Propositions;
To let them know, that this House hath received a Paper from the Scotts Commissioners; and that this House thinks it fit to agree to those Particulars in it; and that what concerns the wrong transplanting and misplacing of some Clauses in the Propositions, that it be referred to the Committee that is to meet this Afternoon; and desire their Concurrence therein.
2. To desire their Concurrence in the Pass to Monsieur Sabran, to go into France for some small Time, with his Followers, and such Horses as he shall carry with him, and to return with them again into England.
and communicating the King's Letters to them.
Message from the H. C. about the Answer to the Prince; and with an Ordidinance.
Answer to the Prince.
Report concerning the Princess Henrietta.
The Lord Howard reported, "That the Committee for the King's Children have (fn. 2) met; and that the Members of the House of Commons that are of this Committee are concluded, in this Particular, by the Resolution of that House; which was, To refer unto this Committee the Consideration of disposing the Person of the Young Princess Henrietta Maria, that came from Exeter; but they have neither Power nor Means to provide for her where now she is."
Articles for Surrender of Oxford.
Letter to be wrote to Sir T. Fairfax about them.
And they being read; it is Ordered, That a Letter be written to Sir Thomas Fairefax, with One of the printed Books of Articles; and to desire to know of him, whether any such Articles were agreed on, for the Surrender of Oxford.
Order to the L. Mayor, to keep the Peace in the City; and that the Lords have not agreed to the Articles for Surrender of Oxford.
"The Lords in Parliament, taking Notice of some printed Articles for the Rendition of Oxford, the which are neither known nor consented unto by them; and lest some Danger and Inconveniency may come to the Parliament and City of London by the Recourse hither of great Multitudes of Persons that have formerly shewed their Disaffections to the Parliament and the Cause maintained by them; in Discharge of their Trust, do order and recommend to the Lord Mayor of the City of London, That he take strict Care for the Ordering and Governing of the said City; and to the Militia of the City of London, to be assistant unto him, for the preventing of such Troubles as may threaten a Disturbance to the present Quiet and Safety both of the Parliament and City.
Message from the H. C. with an Ordinance.
Message from thence, about Sabran's Pass;
and for a Conference about Jersey.
2. To desire a Conference, concerning the Isle of Jersey, (fn. 2) at such Time as their Lordships shall appoint.
That this House agrees with the House [ (fn. 2) of Commons] in the Pass to the French Agent, with the Restrictions; and that their Lordships will give a Conference To-morrow Morning, in the Painted Chamber, at Ten of the Clock.
Letter to Sir T. Fairfax, about the Articles for Surrender of Oxford.
Answer from the H. C.
French Ambassador's Steward defires Somerset House for the Residence of his Master.
The Speaker acquainted the House, "That the Master of the Ceremonies signified to him, That the Steward of the French Ambassador that is coming (fn. 2) over desires that some other House than Goring House may be designed for the Reception of the Ambassador; and in particular Somersett House, because it is ready furnished; and that some Course may be taken for the defraying of the Charge for his Reception."
Order for 1000l. for the Garrison of Henley and Fillet's Court.
"It is this Day Ordained, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled, That One Thousand Pounds be paid in Course, with Interest each Six Months till Principal and Interest be fully discharged, out of the Receipts of the Excise, on the Ordinance of the Eleventh of September, 1643, towards Payment of the Garrison of Henly and Filletts Court; and the Commissioners of Excise and new Impost are hereby authorized to make Payment of the said One Thousand Pounds to Colonel Purbeck Temple, or to his Assignee or Assigns, whose respective Receipts shall be a sufficient Warrant or Discharge to the Commissioners of the Excise for the Time being, and every of them, for the Payment of the said One Thousand Pounds, together with Interest as aforesaid, and every Part thereof: Provided, That there shall be but One Thousand Pounds only paid out of the Excise, for the Use of the said Garrison, by virtue of any Ordinance of both Houses of Parliament dated since the First Day of June, 1646."
Mons. Sabran's Pass.
"Resolved, &c. That a Pass be granted, under the Hands of the Speakers of both Houses, to Monsieur Sabran, for himself, Seven Servants, and Nine Horses, with his ordinary and necessary Baggage belonging to himself and his Attendants, to go into France; the said Horses to be embarked at One Port which he shall desire convenient for Transportation for France, to be inserted in his Pass, and at One Time."