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, 18 die Decembris.
Answer from the H. C.
Steward and Hodges.
E. of Worcester's Funeral Expences, Fees, &c. to be paid.
It is Ordered, To recommend it to the House of Commons, that some Course may be taken, to procure some Means out of his Estate for his Interment, and for defraying the Charges since his Imprisonment, and the Fees due to the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod.
Ld. Dunsmore, Leave to remain at Abscourt.
Ordered, That the Lord Dunsemore shall have Leave to remain at his House at Abbscourte, in the County of Surry; (fn. 1) his Lordship having promised upon his Honour not to come on this Side the River of Thames during the Time limited in the Ordinance of Parliament of the 12th Instant.
Letter from the Spanish Ambassador, about 50,000 l. due to Spanish Merchants.
E. of Westmorland, a Pass.
Ordinance to continue the Assessments for Sir T. Fairfax's Army.
L. Viscount Say & Seale.
Binding to be a Warder of The Tower.
Ordinance for Col. Manwaring to be Searcher of Sandwich.
Ordered, upon the Report of the Earl of Northumb. from the Committee of the Revenue, That an Ordinance be drawn up, and presented to this House, for Colonel Manwaringe to have the Place of Searcher of Sandwich.
Cook and Slipper,
Message to the H. C. about the E. of Worcester's Funeral, &c. and other Particulars.
1. To inform them of the Earl of Worcester's Death; and desire that some Means may (fn. 2) be allowed, out of the Estate of the Earl of Worcester, to inter his Body, and pay the Charges of his bringing up, and since his Imprisonment, and the Fees due to the Gentleman Usher.
Paper from the Committee for the Revenue, for Colonel Manwaring to be Searcher of Sandwich.
"Upon Consideration had of the Petition of Colonel Randall Manwareing to the House of Peers, wherein he prays, for the Reasons therein mentioned, that the Place of Searcher of Sandwich with the Members (being now void) may be conferred upon him, and of the Order of the House of Peers referring the same to the Consideration of this Committee, and to report our Opinions what we conceive fit to be done therein on the Behalf of the Petitioner: It is this Day Ordered, and we are of Opinion, That Colonel Randall Manwareing is a very fit Man to have the said Searcher's Place of Sandwich, with the Members, so that he reside at Sandwich, and execute the Place in Person, and take moderate Fees: And we desire the Right Honourable the Earl of Northumberland to report this our Opinion unto the House of Peers accordingly.