House of Lords Journal Volume 7
8 April 1645

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 7: 8 April 1645', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 7: 1644 (1767-1830), pp. 310-311. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=33278 Date accessed: 30 September 2014.


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DIE Martis, 8 die Aprilis.

Prayers, by Mr. Clayton.

Ds. Grey de Warke, Speaker.

Comes Essex.
Comes Northumb.
Comes Pembrooke.
Comes Kent.
Comes Bolingbrooke.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Nottingham.
L. Viscount Say & Seale.
Ds. North.
Ds. Bruce.
Ds. Howard.
Ds. Mountague.
Ds. Willoughby.
Ds. Wharton.

Answer from the H. C.

Sir Edward Leech, &c. return with this Answer from the House of Commons, to the Message sent Yesterday:

That they have added a proportionable Number of their House to the Committee concerning Mr. Griffith; and have appointed them to meet, as is desired: As concerning giving Audience to The States Ambassadors, they will send an Answer by Messengers of their own.

Message from thence, for Committees to meet, about supplying the Places of the Members who had Commands, &c.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Rob't Pye Knight, &c.

To desire their Lordships would please to nominate a Committee of Lords, and the House of Commons will nominate a proportionable (fn. *) Number of their House, to consider how to supply the Places and Commands of those Gentlemen which are Members of the Houses, and now in Service of the Armies; and how to reduce the Garrisons under their Charge.

Agreed to.

for the E. of Kent to have the Dutchy House;

2. To desire Concurrence, that the Earl of Kent shall have the Dutchy House, if he shall think fit.

Agreed to.

and for Mr. Colemore to be High Sheriff of Warwick.

3. To desire Concurrence, in the Nomination and Approving of Wm. Colemore Esquire, to be High Sheriff of the County of Warwicke.

Agreed to.

Committee to consider of supplying the Places of those Members who had Commands, &c.

Lords Committees appointed to meet with a proportionable Number of the House of Commons, to consider the Supply of the Places and Commands of Members of both Houses:

Comes Northumb.
Comes Kent.
Comes Pembrooke.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Bolingbrooke.
Comes Stamford.
L. Viscount Say & Seale.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. North.
Ds. Howard.
Ds. Bruce.
Ds. Mountague.

Any Three, to meet this Afternoon, at Three a Clock; and afterwards when they please.

The Answer returned was:

Answer to the H. C.

That their Lordships agree to the Order concerning the Earl of Kent, and the Order concerning the High Sheriff of Warwickshire; concerning the other Particular (fn. †)

Message from thence, with an Amendment to an Ordinance.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Wheeler:

To desire Concurrence in an Alteration in a former Ordinance, for Two Thousand Pounds to be paid to the Earl of Manchester's Forces, now at Abingdon.

(Here enter it.)

Read, and Agreed to.

Committee to consider of supplying the Places of those Members who had Commands, &c.

The House thought it fit to lessen the Number of the aforesaid Committee: And it was Resolved, upon the Question, That the Number should be reduced to these Five Lords following:

Comes Northumb.
Comes Kent.
Comes Pembrooke.
Ds. North.
Ds. Howard.

Any Three.

Sir W. Lawson to be Sheriff of Cumberland.

Ordered, That this House doth nominate and appoint Sir Wilfrid Lawson Knight, to be High Sheriff of the County of Cumberland; and to desire the Concurrence of the House of Commons herein.

Committee to meet about the Spanish Ambassador's Complaint against the Captains Taylor and Jackson.

Ordered, That the Lords Committees do meet on Friday next, in the Afternoon, at Three of the Clock, in the Prince's Lodgings; and to desire the House of Commons to appoint their Committee to meet likewise, concerning the Paper of the Spanish Ambassador, concerning Captain Taylor and Captain Jackson.

Message to the H. C. about the foregoing Subjects.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Edward Leech and Mr. Page:

To let them know, that this House hath appointed a Committee of Five Lords, to consider how to supply the Places and Commands of those Gentlemen of their House as are now in the Service of the Armies, &c. and have appointed them to meet this Afternoon, at Four of the Clock, and when afterwards they please.

2. To let them know, that this House hath appointed the Lords Committees to meet on Friday next, to consider of the Spanish Ambassador's Paper against Captain Taylor and Captain Jackson.

3. To desire their Concurrence, in the approving and Nomination of Sir Wilfrid Lawson to be High Sheriff for the County of Cumberland.

Ld. Savill to live at Mimms or Nonsuch.

It was (fn. *) moved, "That the Lord Savill desires that, in regard Ashly House is too near the King's Quarters, he might be permitted to live in some other Place further off from the King's Quarters."

It is Ordered, That he may take his Choice, whether he will live at Mymmes in Hartfordshire, or at Nonsuch in Surry.

Amendment to the Ordinance for 2000l. for the associated Forces of the E. of Manchester at Abingdon.

"It is this Day Ordered, by the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, That the Two Thousand Pounds assigned for Payment of Two Regiments of the Association late under the Earl of Manchester's Command (now at Abingdon), and for other Services, be secured out of the next Money arising out of the Excise, after the Monies already assigned, in case that the said Two Thousand Pounds shall not be satisfied and secured out of the Arrears of the Weekly Assessments, Fifth and Twentieth Parts, and Third Part of the Sequestration, due before January last past in the said associate Counties, to the present Treasurers, who shall advance the same."

Adjourn.

House adjourned till 9a cras.

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* Deest in Originali.
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