Die Jovis, 2 Novembris, 1648.
ORDERED, That Mr. Faireclough be desired to
preach the next Day of Publick Humiliation, in the
stead of Mr. Gurnall.
Solemnizing 5th Nov.
Ordered, That the next Lord's Day, being the Fifth
of November, a Commemoration be solemnized, of the
great Blessing of God, in the Deliverance of this Kingdom from the hellish Gunpowder Treason: And that
notice be given to the Ministers of the several Parishes
within the Cities of London and Westminster, and within
the Lines of Communication, to exhort the People to a
thankful Acknowledgment of this Blessing.
Alderman Atkins is desired to take care hereof.
Ordered, That, To-morrow Morning, at Ten of Clock,
the Business concerning the Guards be taken into Consideration: And that Major General Skyppon be desired
to be here.
Treaty with the King.
Resolved, &c. That the King's Answer to the Proposition concerning the Nomination of Officers, is not
Resolved, &c. That this House doth consent to the
King's Answer, as to the Taking away of Wards and
Liveries; and, in lieu thereof, doth agree, That an
Hundred thousand Pounds per Annum be settled on the
King, his Heirs and Successors, according to the Answer
by the King to this Proposition; the same to be settled
by Act of Parliament, to be raised in such manner as
shall be thought fit by both Houses of Parliament; and
Provision therein made, that the same, nor any Part
thereof, be aliened from the Crown.
The Lords Concurrence to be desired in these Votes.
Sir John Maynard carried these, and those passed
Yesterday, concerning publick Debts, and concerning
Sir John Maynard brings Answer, That the Lords do
agree to the Votes upon the Propositions carried by
Scotch Affairs, &c.
Ordered, That Sir Wm. Massam do, To-morrow
Morning, the first Business, make Report from the Committee at Derby House, of what Sir John Cheislie has
communicated from the Committee of the Estates of
Scottland: And that then the Debate of the Report, now
made by Mr. Swynfen, upon the Proposition touching the
Treaties, be resumed.
Ordered, That, on Tuesday Morning next, the Report
touching the Soldiers be made.
Treaty with the King.
Resolved, &c. That all the Votes, agreed on by both
Houses, upon the Propositions touching the Treaty, be
forthwith sent to the Commissioners in the Isle of Wight.
Message from Lords.
A Message from the Lords, by Dr. Heath and Mr.
The Lords have commanded us to let you know, That
they do concur in the Votes touching Delinquents: And
to put you in mind of the Seven Delinquents, sent down;
and to desire your Concurrence; and to put you in mind
of the King's Propositions; and desire your Concurrence.
The Lords have returned the Order touching the
Catechism, with Alterations; whereto they desire your
The Lords desire your Concurrence to Three Votes
which they have made, touching the Continuing of the
Treaty for Fourteen Days longer.
Lords desire a Conference.
The Lords desire a present Concurrence in the Painted
Chamber, touching some Particulars they have received
out of the County of Northumberland, and other
Resolved, &c. That this House doth agree to give a
present Conference, as is desired.
Mr. Annesley, Sir Wm. Lewis, Sir Henry Vane senior,
are appointed to manage the Conference.
Ordered, That the rest of the Message from the Lords
be taken into Consideration To-morrow Morning at Ten
Answer returned by the same Messengers; That the
House has agreed to a present Conference, as is desired:
To the rest of the Message, they will send Answer by
Messengers of their own.
Petition from Wiltess.
The House being informed, that divers Inhabitants
of the County of Wiltess were at the Door;
They were called in; and then presented their Petition
to the House.
Which was this Day read; and was intituled, The
humble Petition of the well-affected Inhabitants of the
County of Wiltess.
The Petitioners being again called in: Mr. Speaker,
by Command of the House, gave them this Answer;
Gentlemen, The House has read your Petition; and
have commanded me to give you this Answer; That they
are now upon a Treaty; and therein they will take a
special Care for Preserving and Settling of Religion, Law,