Die Jovis, Decembris 25 , 1645.
THE Grand Committee of the whole House sat, to
take into Consideration the Business concerning the
Privilege of Members, the Authority exercised by Committees, &c.; according to the several Orders of the First
and Eighteenth of this instant December.
Mr. Lisle called to the Chair.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
Mr. Crewe reports, from the Members that are of the
Committee of both Kingdoms, to whom it was referred to
communicate to the Scotts Commissioners the Letter, agreed
upon by both Houses, to be sent to his Majesty, in Answer to his Majesty's Letters of the Fifth and Fifteenth of
this instant December, Three Papers; one of the Scotts
Commissioners, of Decembris 24 1645, concerning this
Business; the Answer of the Committee to the said Paper;
a further Explanation and Declaration of the Scotts Commissioners, in another Paper of theirs, of Decembris 25
1645: The which were all read.
Ordered, That the Speakers of both Houses do sign the
Answer, agreed by both Houses, and consented by the Scotts
Commissioners, to be sent to his Majesty's Letters of the
Fifth and Fifteenth of this instant December: And that it
be referred to the Committee of both Kingdoms, to take
care for the speedy Sending of the same, accordingly.
The Lords Concurrence to be desired herein.
Sir Christ. Yelverton carried it to the Lords for their
An Ordinance for securing and reimbursing the Commissioners of Excise a Thousand Pounds, advanced by
them for the Garison of Croyland, out of the Receipts of
the Excise, in the Intervals, or in Course, the which shall
first happen, was this Day read; and, upon the Question,
passed; and ordered to be sent unto the Lords for their
Sir Christ. Yelverton likewise carried to the Lords, for
their Concurrence, the Ordinance for Six thousand Pounds,
out of the Excise, for Hereford; Two thousand Pounds
per Annum, out of the Revenue of the Court of Wards, for
the Subsistence of the Lord Say; One hundred and Three
Pounds, out of Haberdashers-Hall, for Joan Withers,
Walsingham-House; and Two hundred Pounds by the
Committee at Campden-House, to the Lady Cawfield;
Thirty-nine Pounds, out of Haberdashers-Hall, for Major
Russell; Mr. Searle to have Two thousand Five hundred
Pounds, out of such Delinquents Estates as he shall discover:
The Order for a Thousand Pounds, out of the Excise,
for the Garison of Croyland.
Mr. Speaker left the Chair, having first adjourned till
To-morrow Morning, Eight of Clock: And the Grand