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 Jovis, 18 die Martii.
L. Viscount Hereford.
Ds. De Lawarr.
Business between the Houses to be transacted by Committees, &c.
Ordered, That in all Things that are transacted between the Houses of Parliament, they shall be done by Way of a Committee; and the Peers to vote apart from the Commons, according to the ancient Custom: But when Things are agitated out of the Houses, they shall be by Way of Commissioners, and the Number to be equal.
Ordinance concerning Chester.
The Ordinance concerning the County Palatine of Chester, was read Twice, and respited till To-morrow, against which Time the Ordinance of September, 1644, mentioned in the said Ordinance, is to be produced.
Sir H. Mildmay's Ordinance.
Custody of the King's Parks and Houses.
Ordered, That this House will take into Consideration on this Day Sevennight the Business of the Custody and Keeping of Parks and the King's Houses; and those Lords whom it concerns are to have Notice of it.
Message from the H. C. with an Ordinance for 6000l. for Lady Elean. Holles, &c.
and with another Ordinance.
Morgan's and Sir S. Scott's Petitions.
Ordinance to reform Oxford University.
Petition from the Court of Aldermen, for disbanding the Army, &c.
And it is Ordered, To have a Conference with the House of Commons; and to represent to them the Inconveniencies which come to the Kingdom and the City of London, by the Army quartering in the Eastern associated Counties; and to give Reasons for the Removal of the said Army out of those Counties, by a joint Concurrence for the Removal; and to recommend to the House of Commons, that some Way may be thought of to pay the said Army.
Committee to prepare Heads for the Conference about the Army quartering in the Eastern Association;
L. Viscount Hereford.
Ds. De La Warr.
and to consider of the Libel annexed to the City Petition.
Ordered, That it is referred to the same Committee above-mentioned, to examine the Libel annexed to the City Petition, concerning who are the Authors of it; and have Power to send for such Persons as they think fit, to inform themselves concerning that Business.
Message from the H. C. with Votes about the Scots Army in Ireland.
That this House will send an Answer (fn. 1) by Messengers of their own.
Puller, a Pass to Holland.
"It is Ordered, &c. That Jonathan Puller shall have Liberty hereby to transport himself from any Port of this Kingdom into Holland, and to take along with him One small Chest, with Wearing Apparel and other Necessaries, and to return again to London; provided he do not carry any Thing with him that may be prejudicial to the State.
Ordinance to clear Sir Humphry Mildmay of his Delinquency.
"Whereas Sir Humphrey Mildmay, of Danberry, in the County of Essex, Knight, hath by both Houses of Parliament been admitted to his Fine of Sixteen Hundred and Ninety Pounds, he having adhered unto the Forces raised against the Parliament: The Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament do hereby authorize and appoint His Majesty's Solicitor General to prepare a Pardon to the said Sir Humphry Mildmay, for his said Offence, in such Form as shall be agreed by both Houses for like Offenders, together with a Grant of, and Restitution to him, his Heirs and Assigns, of all his Lands, Goods, and Chattels, and other Estate for which the said Fine was accepted, according to a Particular thereof made, and entered with the Committee at Gouldsmiths Hall, and of all Mean Profits thereof, from the Day of the Payment of the said Fine, with an Exception of the Right or Estate of the said Sir Humphry Mildmay in of to all the Advowsons, Presentations, and Right of Patronage, to any Church or Chapel; which said Pardon, so prepared, the Commissioners for the Great Seal of England for the Time being are hereby likewise authorized to pass under the said Great Seal accordingly: Provided always, That this Ordinance, or the said Pardon thereon to be passed, shall not extend to free the said Sir Humphry Mildmay from a further Composition, for any other Lands, Goods, or Chattels, than what are contained in the Particular aforesaid; and in case the said Lands mentioned in the said Particular were of greater Yearly Values than are therein expressed during Three Years before the Year of our Lord 1640, then the said Sir Humphry Mildmay shall pay such further Fine, by Way of Composition, as both Houses of Parliament shall appoint."