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, 12 die Novembris.
L. Viscount Say & Seale.
White's Ordinance to be Minister of Harbledown.
Instructions for the Contractors for Bishops Lands.
Answer from the H. C.
Message to them, with Papers about the Muscovy Company;
and with an Ordinance.
Paper from the Committee of both Kingdoms, for Col. Monk to be sent to Ireland, and for the Commissioners for Ireland to give Commissions for Martial Law.
"Ordered, That it be reported to both Houses, That Colonel Monke hath been at this Committee; and hath engaged his Honour, that he will faithfully serve the Parliament in this War in Ireland, if he may be employed thither; that he hath taken the Negative Oath, and is ready to take the Covenant; and is ready to take his Journey at a Day's Warning: That the Opinion of this Committee is, That he may be of very good Use now at Dublyn, if the Houses please to leave it to this Committee to employ him thither as they shall think fit.
"That it be reported to the Houses, That Power may be granted to the Commissioners now employed for Ireland, to grant Commissions of Martial Law to such as they shall think fit, for the punishing of offending Soldiers.
Col. Monk to go to Ireland.
Smart and Carr.
E. of Mulgrave to be Vice Admiral of Yorkshire.
Upon reading of a Paper reported by the Earl of Warwicke; (fn. 1) it was read, as follows:
"Whereas the Vice Admiralty of the County of Yorke was in the Hands of Edmond late Earl of Mulgrave until the Time of his Decease; Ordered, That the now Earl of Mulgrave be recommended to both Houses of Parliament, for their approving him to enjoy the Vice Admiralty of the said County, in the room of the said Earl deceased.
E. of Pembrooke to rent Cashiobury House.
Ordered, That it be recommended to the House of Commons, that the Earl of Pembrooke may be Tenant to the House, Park, and such Lands, of Cashiobery, in the County of Hertford, as were late in the Possession of the Earl of Essex, or his Assigns; his Lordship giving such a Rent for the same as may be most for the Benefit of the State.