House of Commons Journal Volume 4
21 August 1645

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 4: 21 August 1645', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 4: 1644-1646 (1802), pp. 249. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=23476 Date accessed: 29 July 2014.


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Die Jovis, 21 Augusti, 1645.

Prayers.

A Message from the Lords, by Sir Edward Leech and Mr. Page;

The Lords have granted a Pass for the young Lord Houghton, Son to the Earl of Clare, to go into France, with his Tutor, and the Earl's Chaplain, Four Servants, and Two Horses; the Chaplain, and one Servant, are presently to return.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth agree with the Lords, in granting a Pass to the young Lord Houghton, Son to the Earl of Clare, to go into France, with his Tutor, and the Earl's Chaplain, Four Servants, and Two Horses; the Chaplain, and one Servant, presently to return.

Resolved, &c. That Mr. Francis Holles, Son to Mr. Densill Holles, a Member of this House, with one Servant to attend upon him, and Two Horses, shall have Leave to go into France.

Resolved, &c. That the Lady Crompton, with her Servants and Children, shall have Leave to go into France, to her Husband.

The Messengers were called in: And the House returned this Answer;

That they had taken their Message into Consideration; and do agree with the Lords for a Pass for the Lord Houghton, as is desired.

Ordered, That the Report concerning Mr. Davye's Contracts for Provisions, for supplying the Scotts Army in Ireland, be made the first Business after Mr. Speaker comes to the Chair.

Mr. Speaker left the Chair.

And the House was resolved into a Grand Committee, to take into Consideration the Petition from the Borough of Southwarke, concerning Electing of Two new Burgesses for that Borough.

Mr. Serjeant Wylde in the Chair.

Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.

Mr. Serjeant Wylde reports from the Grand Committee of the House, That it is the Opinion of the Grand Committee of the House, That Mr. Speaker shall grant his Warrant for the Issuing out of a Writ, for the Election of Burgesses for the Borough of Southwarke, according to the Desires of their Petition.

Resolved, &c. That Mr. Speaker shall grant his Warrant for the Issuing out of a Writ, for the Election of Two Burgesses for the Borough of Southwarke, in the Places of Mr. John Whyte, deceased, and of Mr. Edward Bagshawe, who was put out of the Parliament by Order of this House.

Ordered, That the Lord Fitz-Williams shall have Leave to go into the Country for a Month: And that his Service be dispensed with, in the mean time, in the House.

Ordered, That Richard Jennings Esquire shall have Leave to go into the Country for a Month: And that his Service be dispensed with, in the mean time, in the House.

Ordered, That, upon the new Election of Knights or Burgesses, such as shall be elected shall take the National League and Covenant, upon his or their Admission into the House.

Ordered, That a Warrant shall issue forth under Mr. Speaker's Hand, for the Issuing forth of a Writ, for the new Election of Two Burgesses for the Borough of St. Edmondsbury in the County of Suffolk, in the Places of Sir Thomas Jermyn, and Mr. Thomas Jermyn; both of them being disabled, by Judgment of this House, to sit here as Members, during this Parliament.

Resolved, &c. That a Warrant shall issue forth under Mr. Speaker's Hand, for the Issuing forth of a Writ, for the new Election of a Baron for the Town and Port of Hythe, alias Heth, in the County of Kent, being a Member of the Cinque-Ports, in the Place of Mr. John Harvy, who is dead.