House of Lords Journal Volume 9: 5 November 1647

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Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 9, 1646. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.

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DIE Veneris, 5 die Novembris, post Meridiem.

PRAYERS, by Mr. Salawey.

Comes Manchester, Speaker.

Comes Kent.
Comes Pembrooke.
Comes Northumb.
Comes Salisbury.
Comes Denbigh.
Ds. Grey.
Ds. Howard.
Ds. Mountagu.

Lieut. of The Tower questioned, for Lilburn's being at Liberty.

It was moved, "That Lieutenant Colonel John Lilburne, being a Prisoner in The Tower of London by the Judgement of the Lords in Parliament, was going abroad this Day:"

It is Ordered, That the Lieutenant of The Tower shall give Account to this House To-morrow Morning, why he permits him to go abroad without Authority of this House.

Gov. of Bedlam, and Tayler and Collins.

Ordered, That Mr. Justice Roll shall certify whether the Suggestions in the Petition of the Mayor and Commonalty and Citizens of London, Governors of the Hospital of Bethlem, formerly referred unto him, being the Ground of the said Petition, are not such as by Law ought not to be allowed or received in this Case.


House adjourned till 10a cras.