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 Martis, 1 Septembris.
E. of Northumberland.
E. of Essex.
E. of Lincolne.
E. of Pembrooke.
E. of Suffolke.
E. of Stamford.
E. of Denbigh.
E. of Nottingham.
Ld. Mountague, Leave to stay in the Country.
Ld. Campden, a Pass.
Jones, a Protection for Game at Cashioberry.
Answer from the H. C.
(fn. 1) Entered the Day before.
That they have Agreed that Captain Keckwith shall be Governor of St. Mawes, as is desired; and that they do take Notice of the Earl of Northumberland's Removal of the King's Children, and will answer the rest by Messengers of their own.
Sir E. Leech's Petition, about Arrears of Rent in Derby.
The Petition of Sir Edward Leech Knight, was read; touching some Rents in The Peake, in the County of Darby; and desiring a Suspension of the Committees Order in those Parts, enjoining him to pay some Arrears of Rent.
To receive the Profits of the Rectories in Chesterfield, notwithstanding the Order of the Committee at Derby.
Upon the said Petition of Sir Edward Leech Knight; One of the Masters of the Chancery attending this House; shewing, "That he is a Farmer of Two Rectories, in The Peake, in Com. Darby; and that, during these Times, the greatest Profits have been taken from him by the King's Army, and hath otherwise received much Loss by these Wars; notwithstanding which, the Committee of that County hath Ordered, that the said Petitioner should pay his Arrears for those Rectories for Three Years last past."
It is Ordered, by the Lords in Parliament assembled, That the said Petitioner shall receive his Rents, Tithes, and Profits, of the said Rectories in Chesterfeild, within the said County, notwithstanding any Order of the Committee to the contrary, until the Pleasure of this House be farther known; and hereof the said Committee and all Collectors and others are to take Notice, and obey this Order accordingly.
Serj. Glanvile's Petition, to be bailed.
Capt. Stephenson's Petition, to be freed from an Arrest.
Ordered, That a Certificate shall be brought into this House, signifying what Arrears are due, and whether he is, or hath been, in the Parliament's Service; and then this House will take further Course herein.
Deputy Lieutenants for Anglesey.
Letter from Fortescue, Agent to the D. of Lorrain.
English not to be employed as foreign Agents.
Senelat & al. Petition for Arrears.
The Petition of Peter Scnelat and others, was read; desiring" their Arrears may be paid them, in regard of their faithful Services; and now being cast into Prison, are like to perish without their Lordships give Order for their Enlargement."
March. of Winchester to have an Allowance out of her Husband's Estate.
The House thinks fit that the Petitioner be allowed Means suitable to her Quality, out of her Husband's Estate, for the Maintenance of her and her Children; the like having been done for others in the same Kind.
Col. Allen, a Habeas.
Ordinance for repairing Churches.
Ordinance to continue the Committee and Treasurers at War.
Ordered, That the abovesaid Committee shall consider of the Ordinance brought up from the House of Commons, concerning the continuing of a Committee of Lords and Commons, and Treasurers at Wars, for Six Months longer.
Message from the H. C. with Ordinances.
E. of Pembrooke.
E. of Suffolke.
E. of Denbigh.
An Allowance for the D. of York.
Murray, a Pass.
Message to the H. C. about it;
1. That such Provision of Money may be made for the Duke of Yorke's Expences, as the Houses may not be troubled to order every little Sum of Money for him, nor that he become a Burthen unto the Earl of Northumberland.
for the March. of Winchester to have an Allowance;
2. To desire that the Petition of the Lady Marquess directed to both Houses, desiring Maintenance out of her Husband's Estate, for herself and her Children, with the Sense of this House, "That the Lords think fit that the Petitioner be allowed Means, suitable to her Quality, out of her Husband's Estate, for the Maintenance of her and her Children, the like having been done for others."
and Lady Hopton;
about Sir T. Dishington's Pass;
and about exporting the prince Royal's Horses to Holland.
Letter from Fortescue, the D. of Lorraine's Agent, desiring to know if the Houses will receive him in that Capacity, and allow him the Privileges; and for Restitution of his Goods seized by the Committee of Middlesex.
"In these I make bold to present unto the Honourable House, That whereas I lately returned from my Master his Highness of Lorrain with Letters of Credence to this High Honourable House, as also to the Honourable House of Commons, wherein I assure myself that his Highness makes Expressions of the high Esteem he hath of a fair Correspondence with this Crown, with Desires to continue the ancient Love and Friendship which hath ever passed between this Kingdom and the House of Lorraine; sending me back, with Commission to continue that Public Employment in which his Highness hath pleased to use me here for many Years.
"And whereas formerly, upon Doubts made by some touching my real Employment from his Highness (though I then sufficiently proved it), the Privileges belonging to my Place was strangely violated, with Two great Affronts offered, in me and my Family, to the Sovereign Dignity of his Highness my Master, by the forcible breaking open my House, and taking away my Goods with Violence; the Restitution of which (though ordered by both the Honourable Houses, and much solicited by myself) to this Hour I could never yet obtain, they being still kept from me by the Committee of Midd.
"My humble Request is, That this Honourable House would be pleased to make known unto me, whether I may freely execute the Employment which his Highness my Master hath confirmed upon me, with those Rights and Privileges belonging to my Place; and withall, that this Honourable House would grant me a Second Order for the Restitution of my Goods, the First not being yet obeyed.
Mr. Porter to be Judge of the Admiralty in Cornwall.
Order for 40 l. to Capt. Cupid.
"Ordered, by the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, That the Committee of Lords and Commons for Advance of Monies at Habberdash'rs Hall do forthwith pay, upon Accompt, unto Captain Humphry Cupid, the Sum of Forty Pounds, for the present Relief of his crying Necessities."
Order for 30 l. to the Messenger from Flint Castle.
"Ordered, by the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, That the Messenger that brought several Letters from Colonel Mitton at divers Times, and that brought the News of taking of Flint Castle, shall have the Sum of Thirty Pounds bestowed upon him for his Pains; and that the Committee of Lords and Commons for Advance of Monies sitting at Habberdash'rs Hall do pay the said Thirty Pounds to him accordingly."