Die Martis, 9 Decembris.
Ds. Grey de War. Speaker.
Viscount Say & S.
Answer from the H. C.
Answer returned from the House of Commons, by
That they will return an Answer, by their own Messengers, to the King's Letter, and that of Sir Tho.
Gleman's, with all convenient Speed.
Paviors of Old Palace Yard, Petition for Pay.
The Petition of Henry Wagstaffe and Will'm Reynoalds, in the Behalf of themselves and divers others
whose Names are subscribed, that were employed in
the Paving of The Old Pallace, Westm. shewing,
[ (fn. *) "That the Petitioners] were employed, by Order
of this (fn. †) House, to pave the said Palace, the Charge
whereof amounteth to the Sum of Two Hundred
Sixty-seven Pounds, Three Shillings, Ten-pence
Half-penny, whereof they have received only the
Sum of Forty-three Pounds; and desire that they
may be referred to the Committee of the Revenue,
to receive Satisfaction."
It is Ordered, That the said Petitioners are hereby
referred to the said Committee, to be satisfied their Arrear, for the Paving of the said Palace.
Answer to the Scots Papers.
Report was made from the Committee appointed to
consider of the Answer to the Scotts Papers; which
was conceived fit to pass, with some Amendments, which
were read: And afterwards the said Answer and Amendments were read together, and passed by this House;
and sent, by Sir Edward Leech and Mr. Page, to the
House of Commons, for their Concurrence.
Message from the H. C. with Ordinances;
A Message was sent up from the House of Commons, by Sir Jo. Eveline Junior, and others;
That the House of Commons have by them sent up
to their Lordships Nine several Parcels, and desire their
Lordships Concurrence thereunto:
1. Ordinance for Discharge of the Delinquency and
Sequestration of the Earl of Devon, and for a Pardon
to him under the Great Seal.
2. Ordinance for Preaching Ministers in the Northern
Counties, and for Maintenance for them.
and with the following Particulars.
3. A Vote for the Sheriff of Stafford.
4. A Vote for Martial Law for Sir Wm. Brereton.
5. Sir Arthure Jenny to be Sheriff Suff.
6. A Vote for the Sheriff of Glamorgan.
7. Votes for the Sheriffs of the Counties of Surrey,
Pembrooke, Sussex, Cardigan, Carmarthen, and Brecknocke.
8. Votes for the Sheriffs of Huntingdon and Cambridge.
9. That Thirty Pounds be paid, out of Haberdashers
Hall, for Edmund Stephens.
The Messengers being withdrawn, and called in again,
were answered by the Speaker, "That this House
would take their Message into Consideration, and
return an Answer by Messengers of their own."
Propositions for a Peace.
The Propositions for a safe and well-grounded Peace,
to be sent from the Parliament to His Majesty, were
read: And the Judges were directed to consider the
First of them, whether the Words were full enough
to reach what is intended, to avoid all Inconveniencies
in the future; and to return their Opinions into the
Ordered, That the said Propositions shall be taken
into Consideration, by the whole House, on Thursday
next, the First Thing; and that nothing shall be agitated that Day, that may hinder the House to proceed
in the said Propositions.
Sir W. Russell and Lenthall.
Ordered, That Sir Wm. Russell's Cause shall be heard,
at the Bar, on Friday next.
Fox and Broughton.
According to an Order made Yesterday, Major Fox
and Colonel Broughton were brought to the Bar.
And after both Parties were heard, and withdrawn
again, the Matter in Difference between them was referred to a Committee of Lords; videlicet,
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Mr. Baron Atkins.
Mr. Justice Rolles.
Any Three, to meet To-morrow, at Three post Meridiem.
Message from the H. C. with an Answer to Sir T. Glemham's Letter; and with an Ordinance.
A Message from the House of Commons, by Sir Jo.
Eveline Junior, & al.
That the House of Commons had sent up to their
Lordships an Answer to Sir Tho. Gleman's Letter,
that the Trumpet might be speedily sent out of Town;
but to the King's Letter, they will return an Answer
by Messengers of their own: And that the said House
of Commons had sent up an Ordinance touching the
furnishing the Scotts with Arms, which they desired
the Lords Concurrence in; videlicet,
"Ordinance to pay Two Thousand Pounds to several
Merchants of Lond. that have provided the Scotts with
The Messengers being called in, the Speaker made
Answer, in the Name of the House, "That the Letter was passed by their Lordships; and to the Ordinance, they should receive an Answer by Messengers of their own."
Answer to Sir T. Glemhan's Letter.
For Sir Tho. Gleman, Governor of Oxford.
We have received your Letter of the Fifth of this
Instant December, with His Majesty's inclosed; and
have sent back your Trumpet, by Command of
both Houses, who will with all convenient Speed
return an Answer to His Majesty. And rest
"Your loving Friends."
Which Letter, being passed, was signed by both
Speakers, and sent away.
The Letters to be communicated to the Scots Commissioners.
Ordered, by the Lords in Parliament, That a Copy
of the King's Letter, sent lately from Oxon to the
House of Peers, and the Answer from both Houses of
Parliament to Sir Thomas Gleman's Letter, be sent to
the Lords of the Committee of both Kingdoms, to be
communicated by them to the Scotts Commissioners.
Adjourn, 10 To-morrow.