DIE Jovis, 4 Januarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
|Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Comes Rochester, Præses.
Dux Buckingham, Senescallus.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Ds. North & Grey.
Queen's Answer to the Address.
The Lord Steward reported, "That the Lords with
White Staves had attended Her Majesty, with the
Address of this House upon Her Majesty's Message;
to which Her Majesty was pleased to return this
"That Her Majesty took very kindly the Address
of this House; and doth not doubt of the Lords
hearty Concurrence, in supporting a War of so great
Importance as this is."
Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in
Parliament assembled, That Her Majesty's most Gracious Message to this House of the Second Instant, and
their Lordships Address to Her Majesty thereupon, and
Her Majesty's most Gracious Answer to the said Address, shall be forthwith printed and published.
Then the following Resolution was made; (videlicet,)
Address for the E. of Peterborow's Stay, for a few Days, to be dispensed with.
"The House having resolved very speedily to take
into Consideration the present State of the War in
Spain: It is Resolved, by the Lords Spiritual and
Temporal in Parliament assembled, That an humble
Address be made to Her Majesty, that She will be
pleased to dispense with the Earl of Peterborow's Stay
for a few Days, in order to assist in that Inquiry:
And it is hereby Ordered, That the Lords with
White Staves do humbly attend Her Majesty, with
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad & in diem Veneris, quintum diem instantis Januarii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.