DIE Mercutii, 6 die Junii.
PRAYERS, by Mr. Hodges.
Domini præsentes fuerunt:
1 D. Yorke.
2 D. Gloucester.
L. Chancellor, Speaker.
3 Dux Bucks.
4 Marq. Winton.
5 Marq. Dorchester.
6 L. High Chamberlain.
7 L. Chamberlain.
9 Comes Northumb.
11 Comes Derby.
10 Comes Shrewsbury.
13 Comes South'ton.
18 Comes Dorsett.
43 Visc. Campden.
24 Comes Denbigh.
14 Comes Bedford.
28 Comes Westm'land.
21 Comes Bridgwater.
20 Comes Exon.
36 Comes Portland.
19 Comes Sarum.
29 Comes Berks.
37 Comes Scarsdale.
12 Comes Rutland.
22 Comes North'ton.
44 Visc. Fauconbridge.
23 Comes Devon.
15 Comes Pembrooke.
32 Comes Stamford.
39 Comes St. Albans.
35 Comes Newport.
38 Comes Leichfeild.
31 Comes Peterborough.
30 Comes Cleaveland.
33 Comes Winchilsea.
34 Comes Carnarvon.
17 Comes Nottingham.
40 Visc. Hereford.
42 Visc. Conway.
27 Comes Bollingbrooke.
26 Comes Clare.
8 Comes Oxon.
16 Comes Lyncolne.
41 Visc. Say & Seale.
25 Comes Midd.
|1 Ds. De la Warr.
12 Ds. Craven.
15 Ds. Howard.
18 Ds. Leigh de
8 Ds. Gerard.
20 Ds. Culpepper.
16 Ds. Seymour.
14 Ds. Maynard.
11 Ds. Robertes.
13 Ds. Lovelace.
7 Ds. Willoughby.
5 Ds. Crumwell.
4 Ds. Stourton.
3 Ds. Dacres.
19 Ds. Loughborough.
2 Ds. Sandys.
22 Ds. Berke' de Stratton.
9 Ds. Tenham.
17 Ds. Newport.
10 Ds. Brooke.
21 Ds. Lexington.
6 Ds. Wharton.
Order to prevent Waste in New Park in Yorkshire.
ORDERED, That there be an Order for the stopping
the Cutting of Woods and Timber in His Majesty's
Park called New Parkes, in the County of Yorke, new
in the Possession of Rob't Lylborne, who is fled, being
One of His late Majesty's Judges; and that what Timber is already cut shall not be carried, without His Majesty's Directions: And Charles Bellasis of Oulston, James
Moore of Angram Esquire, and Richard Harland of Sutton, are appointed to take Care that this Order be put
into Execution, for the Service of His Majesty.
Message to H. C. for a Conference.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by
the Lord Chief Baron and Justice Foster:
about the Queen's jointure:
To desire a present Conference, about Matters of
Heads for this Conference.
The Heads of this Conference to be, "That the
House of Commons would take into Consideration the
Queen's Majesty's Jointure, that for the future it may
be duly paid Her, according to the solemn Contract
between the Two Crowns; and Her Majesty to be
considered for the Arrears since the late Distractions;
and Consideration to be had of the Purchasers."
The Lord Chancellor is appointed by the House to
manage this Conference.
Trinity House Petition.
The Petition of the Masters of The Trynity House,
with their Reasons, were read; and ordered to be referred to the Consideration of the Committee for Petitions, who are to meet this Afternoon, at Three of the
Committee for Petitions.
ORDERED, That the Duke of Yorke and the Duke
of Gloucester, Earl Southampton, and the Earl of Winchilsea, is added to the Committee for Petitions.
Answer from H. C.
The Messengers return with this Answer from the
House of Commons:
That they will give a present Conference, as is desired.
Count. of Derby and Earl of Derby, concerning the Isle of Man.
ORDERED, That the Title of the Countess of Derby,
which she claims to the Isle of Man, and likewise the
former Order of this House made to the Earl of Derby
concerning that Business, is referred to the Consideration of the Committee of Petitions; to hear both Sides,
this Afternoon, at Three of the Clock.
The House was adjourned during Pleasure; and the
Lords went to the Conference with the House of Commons.
The House was resumed.
Report concerning the House choosing a Speaker.
The Earl of Pembrooke reported from the Committee
for Privileges, who were appointed to consider of the
choosing the Speaker of this House, "That the Lords
Committees perused a Declaration and Vote of the
Lords in Parliament, passed the 10th of August, 1641,
which was then passed nemine contradicente, "That it
is the certain and undoubted Right of this House to
choose their Speaker; and the Speaker is not to depart, when this House sits, without Leave of this
"Another Precedent perused by the Lords was, a
Clause in the Act for the Triennial Parliaments,
wherein it is enacted and declared, by the Authority
of this present Parliament, "That the Peers to be assembled at any Parliament, by virtue of this Act,
shall and may, from Time to Time, at any Time during
such their Assembly in Parliament, choose and declare
such Person to be Speaker for the said Peers as they
shall think fit."
It was further reported, That their Lordships were
of Opinion, That, if the Lords in Parliament had not
a Power and Right to choose their own Speaker, the
Lord Chancellor, or any other Speaker, may, if
they will, absent themselves voluntarily; the House
thereupon should be disenabled to sit.
"Upon these Considerations, their Lordships reported it as the Opinion of the Lords Committees,
That the Lords assembled in Parliament of Right are
to choose their own Speaker."
ORDERED, That the further Consideration of this
Business is re-committed to the Lords Committees for
Privileges; and to meet on Friday next, in the Afternoon, at Three of the Clock; and Mr. Attorney General to attend at the same Time.
ORDERED, That the Duke of Yorke be added to all
ORDERED, The Lord Culpepper is added to the Committee for Privileges.
Committee for Petitions.
ORDERED, That the Lord Chief Baron do attend the
Committee for Petitions this Afternoon; and the Lord
Widdrington is added to be of that Committee.
Ld. Craven restored to his Possessions.
Upon the Report from the Lords Committees for
Petitions, "That the Estate of the Lord Craven, both
Real and Personal, was voted to be consiscated, without either Hearing or Summons, or Charge against
the Lord Craven, or any Proof of that which is pretended to be the Offence, and without Trial by his
Peers (which is contrary to the fundamental Laws of
It is therefore ORDERED, by the Lords in Parliament assembled, That the said Votes concerning the
seizing and selling the said Estate, and all Proceedings
thereupon, be, and are hereby declared to be, null and
void; and that the Lord Craven be, and is hereby, restored to the Possession of his Estate, both Real and Personal, in whose Hands soever the same is, together with
all Arrears of Rents and Profits which have been unjustly
kept from him, and to all such of his Goods or Monies
as are in the Hands or Custody of any Sequestrators, or
Treasurers of Committees; and to all Timber and Woods
cut down and remaining upon the Premises: And hereof all Persons whatsoever are to take Notice, and yield
Obedience hereunto accordingly.
Order to prevent Waste in New Park in Yorkshire.
Upon Information given this Day to the House,
"That there is great Waste in His Majesty's Park
called Newe Parke, in the County of Yorke, late in
the Possession of Rob'te Lilbourne, who is fled, being
One of those that sat upon the King's Life, who hath
cut, felled, and carried, Timber and Wood out of the
said Park, of a great Value, to the Disservice of His
It is ORDERED, &c. That there shall be no more Waste
committed in the said Park, by cutting down any more
Timber or Wood growing upon the Premises; and that
no Timber or Wood already cut shall be taken from off
the said Lands, without Authority from His Majesty first
had and obtained: And it is hereby specially recommended to Charles Bellasses of Oulston Esquire, James
Moore of (fn. *)
Angrave Esquire, and Richard Harland of Sutton Esquire, jointly or severally, to see this Order put
in Execution, for the Service of His Majesty; and in
case Obedience be not yielded hereunto, that Information be given to this House thereof, that such farther Course may be taken herein as shall be meet.
House adjourned till 9a cras.