Die Jovis, 13 die Julii.
PRAYERS, by Mr. Ash.
Domini præsentes fuerunt:
Comes Manchester, Speaker.
Worsley, Liberty to attend the King's Counsel.
Ordered, That Mr. Worseley shall have Liberty for
his Person, from any Restraint, during such Time as he
attends the King's Counsel, to give them Information
concerning the Proceedings against Major Rolph; and
that he attend the King's Counsel from Time to Time,
as often as there be Occasion, during the Time of the
Proceedings against him.
Proceedings against Rolfe.
Upon Information to this House, "That whereas
Major Rolph stands committed by this House a close
Prisoner; yet, by an Order of the House of Commons, dated 11 July, Friends are to be permitted to
resort to him during the Time of Examination:"
Ordered, That the Order of this House, of the 8th
of this Instant July, that Major Rolph and the Witnesses shall appear at this Bar, and there be confronted, is
hereby re-called and vacated.
E. of Lincoln and Lady Delawar.
Upon reading the Petition of Theophilus Earl of Lyncolne: (Here enter it.)
It is Ordered, That the Lady Dowager La Warr
shall put in her Answer on Saturday next; and the
Cause heard, at this Bar, by Counsel on both Sides, on
Tuesday Morning next.
Message to the H. C. for the D. of Bucks to be pardoned, on laying down his Arms.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by
Dr. Bennett and Mr. Hakewill;
To desire their Concurrence, as followeth:
"That, in regard the Duke of Buckingham hath
not formerly borne Arms against the Parliament, and
in regard of his Youth, to which his late Miscarriage may be rather attributed than to any Malice in
Opposition to the Parliament, and in regard he is
the only Son now left to inherit that great Honour:
The Lords and in Parliament assembled
think fit to offer this Favour to him; and do hereby
declare, That, in case the said Duke of Bucks shall,
within Fourteen Days after the publishing hereof,
come in, and render himself unto the Parliament,
and engage never to take up Arms against the Parliament hereafter, that then he shall be indemnified for
his late Opposition made, in taking up Arms against
The Messengers return with this Answer:
That the House of Commons will send an Answer by
Messengers of their own.
Message from the H. C. with Orders, and a Declaration about the revolted Mariners, &c.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons,
by Sir Rob't Pye Knight; who brought up these Particulars, wherein they desired their Lordships Concurrence:
1. A Declaration concerning the revolted Ships.
2. An Order for Wednesday next (fn. *) to be appointed
for a Day of Thanksgiving, for the many Victories God
hath given lately to the Parliament's Forces.
(Here enter it.)
3. An Order for Six Hundred Pounds, to be paid
out of the Sequestrations, for Repair of Chester Castle.
(Here enter it.)
The Answer returned was:
That this House will take the Declaration concerning
the revolted Ships into Consideration, and send an Answer by Messengers of their own: To the rest of the
Particulars, this House agrees.
Sir W. Godolphin, a Pass.
Ordered, That Sir Wm. Godolphin shall have
a Pass, for himself and his Servants, to go into
Faucault and Bellon, a Pass.
Ordered, That Richard Foucaut, with Peter Bellon and Two Horses, shall have a Pass, to go into
Order for a public Thanksgiving for the late Victories.
"Ordered, by the Lords and Commons assembled
in Parliament, That Wednesday next be set apart
for a Day of Public Thanksgiving unto Almighty
God, for His great Blessings and Mercies bestowed
upon the Parliament's Forces, in giving them lately
many great and signal Victories; to be observed in
all the Churches and Chapels within the late Lines
of Communication, and Parishes within the Bills of
Mortality: And the Lord Mayor of the City of
London is desired to take Care, that timely Notice
may be given of this Order to the several Ministers."
Order for repairing Chester Castle.
"Ordered, by the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, That there be Six Hundred
Pounds appointed, out of the Sequestrations of the
City and County of Chester, to be employed for the
victualing and repairing the Castle and Fort of
E. of Lincoln's Petition, versus Ly. Delawar.
"To the Right Honourable the Lords in Parliament assembled.
"The humble Petition of Theophilus Earl of
"That your Petitioner did long since lend Two
Thousand Pounds to the Right Honourable Isabella
Lady Dowager De La Warr, which is secured by
her Statute of Four Thousand Pounds Penalty, acknowledged about Seven Years since, which, with
the Forbearance, is still wholly unsatisfied; and she,
presuming upon the Privilege of this House, wholly
neglects Payment both of Principal and Interest;
whereas your Petitioner doubts not but to make it
appear, by his Counsel, that she is not by Law to
enjoy the Privilege of this House, in a Business of
"And therefore your Petitioner prays, That
your Lordships will either order, that he
may, according to Law, extend the said
Lands secured by Statute, or appoint a
speedy Day when Counsel on both Sides
may be heard to the Point of Privilege.
"And your Petitioner shall pray, &c.