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 Mercurii, 20 die Januarii.
L. Viscount (fn. 1) Say & Seale.
L. Viscount Hereford.
Letters from the King, and Scots Commissioners, &c. at Newcastle.
Ordered, That these Letters be communicated to the Scotch Commissioners this Afternoon, by the Members of both Houses that are of that Committee; and that they be sent presently to the House of Commons.
Message to the H. C. with them; and about the following Particulars.
Dutton, a Pass
Lymbrey and Langham.
Alderman Fowkes and the E. I. Co.
Letter from the King, about His being moved to Holdenby.
To the Speaker of the House of Peers pro Tempore; to be communicated to the Lords and Commons of the Parliament of England assembled at Westm'r, and the Commissioners for the Kingdom of Scotland at London.
His Majesty hath received, by Sir Peter Killigrew, the Vote of His Two Houses of Parliament, of the 31th of December, 1646, about His coming to Houldenby; concerning which, His Majesty will declare His Pleasure to the Commissioners which shall come hither for that Purpose."
Letter from the Scots Commissioners at Newcastle, on the same Subject;
For the Right Honnorable the Earle of Manchester Speaker of the House of Peers, and to the Honorable William Lenthall Esquire Speaker to the House of Commons, by them to be comunicated to the Honnorable Houses of Parliament assembled at Westminster.
Wee came hither to Newcastle, expecting that some Commissioners should have beene sent from the Honnorable Houses, according to the Desires of the Parliament of Scotland represented by their Commissioners; and haveing received Yesternight a Letter from your Lordships, in Name of the Houses, by Sir Peter Killigrew, with the inclosed Vote therein, concerning the King's Majesty's goeing to Holdenby House, shewing that Commissioners are coming hither, but not importing any Treaty at all with us; wee have sent the Letter and Vote to the Parliament of Scotland, and shall bee ready at all Occasions to endeavor the Preservation of the Union betwixt the Kingdomes, with that Affection and Reality which can bee expected from
and from the E. of Leven.
For the Right Honnorable the Earle of Manchester Speaker of the House of Peers, and to the Honnorable William Lenthall Esquire Speaker to the House of Commons; by them to be communicated to the Two Houses of Parliament assembled at Westm'r.
I received a Letter from your Lordship, in Name of the Honnorable Houses, with the inclosed Vote concerning the disposeing of the Person of the King, wherein your Lordship shewes me that a Committee is to bee sent hither for that Effect, and in the meane Tyme desire the Continuance of my Care: In Answere whereunto, I shall assure your Lordship, That, as I have hitherto with all Faithfullnes beene willing to doe whatsoever might wittnesse my Zeale to the Publique, soe shall I with the same Constancy (in the Particuler concerning the Care of His Majesty's Person) use the best Meanes and Endeavors which may conduce most to the preserving a faire Correspondence, and maintayning the happy Union setled betweene the Two Kingdomes; and soe I remaine