DIE Lunæ, 18 die Maii.
PRAYERS, by Mr. Gibson.
Comes Manchester, Speaker.
Letter to Col. Langherne about Mynn.
Ordered, That a Letter be written to Colonel Langborne, to know why the Commands of this House are
not obeyed, mentioned in the Letter to him concerning
Mr. George Mynn's Business.
Peacock & al. Inhabitants of Epworth, in Axholme, to be bailed.
Upon reading the Petition of Tho. Peacocke, John
Thorpe, James Poplewell, Charles and Tymothy Steward,
and others the Inhabitants of the Manor of Epworth,
in the Isle of Axholme, being sent for as Delinquents,
(fn. *) shall be bailed, to appear before this House when they
shall be summoned; and the Defendants whom it concerns (fn. †) are to have a Copy of this Petition.
L. Valentia and Sir P. Manwaring.
Ordered, That the Lord of Valentia's Business shall
be taken into Consideration on Thursday next.
Harford and Hasewell.
Ordered, That Mr. Hasewell's Business shall be
heard the First Day of June next.
Porter and Sackvile to attend.
Ordered, That the Gentleman Usher of the Black
Rod shall command Captain Sackvile to keep his Chamber
until To-morrow Morning, at which Time both he and
Mr. Porter are to appear before this House.
No Propositions to be sent to the King but by joint Consent of both Kingdoms.
The House took into Consideration the Scotch Paper
And it is Resolved, upon the Question, That, by
virtue of the Treaty between the Two Kingdoms of
England and Scotland, no Propositions for Peace ought
to be sent to the King, by either Kingdom, without the
Consent of both Kingdoms.
E. of Essex gives the E. of Mulgrave's Proxy in this Vote;
The Earl of Essex gave the Proxy of the Earl of
Mulgrave in this Vote; which formerly was granted to
the Lord Viscount Say & Seale, and revoked by the Earl
And it being questioned whether this Proxy is now
valid without a new Leave from the King;
which is allowed.
And this Question was put, "Whether the Proxy,
which the Earl of Mulgrave hath given to the
Earl of Essex at this Time, of Right ought
to be of Force, and take Place in this House,
at all Times?"
And it was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Answer from the H. C.
Sir Edward Leech and Mr. Page return with this
Answer to the Message sent to the House of Commons
on Saturday last:
That they agree to the Ordinance concerning the
Bishop of Duresme, with the Addition; and they do
also agree to the adding of the Four Lords to the Committee for the Irish Affairs; but as (fn. †) to the Ordinance
concerning Mr. Astley's Presentation, they will send an
Answer by Messengers of their own.
Paper from the Scots Commissioners about the Propositions.
The House proceeded in the Consideration of the
And this House agreed to this Clause in the Scotch
["Whereas both Houses of Parliament hath been
necessitated to undertake a War, in their just and
lawful Defence; and afterwards both Kingdoms,
united by solemn League and Covenant, were engaged, for the Ends therein expressed, to (fn. *) prosecute
And to the Introduction to the First Proposition, these
Words are to be added ["the Convention of Estates"].
Ordinance for Ordination of Ministers.
Ordered, That these Lords following do consider
of drawing up an Ordinance concerning Ordination of
Ministers to be indefinite; and to consider of the Scotch
Paper concerning Religion, and compare it with the
Propositions, and see where the Differences are, and report the same to this House, and peruse all other Papers
as are in this House concerning Religion:
Committee to consider of Papers concerning Religion.
Any Three, to meet on Wednesday Morning, at
Nine a Clock.
Lords Leave to see the Prisoners in The Tower and at Windsor.
Ordered, That the Lord Hunsden hath Leave to see
the Earl of Lyndsey, at Windsor.
Ordered, That the Earl of Essex hath Leave to see
the Lord Marquis of Winton and the Earl of Cleveland,
in The Tower.
Ordered, That the Earl of Manchester hath Leave
to see Mr. Walter Mountague in The Tower.
Ordered, That the Committee concerning the Ordinance for Bristoll shall meet on Thursday Morning
Order for 800£. per Ann. to the Bishop of Durham.
"Ordered, by the Lords and Commons assembled
in Parliament, That the Bishop of Durham shall be
allowed Eight Hundred Pounds per Annum, to be paid
Half-yearly, by equal Portions, out of the Rents and
Revenues of the said Bishopric, by those that shall
receive the same by Appointment of Parliament; who
are hereby required to pay the same accordingly to
the said Bishop, or to any whom he shall appoint to
receive the same; the First Payment to be made out
of the First Rents that shall be received after the
Addition to the Committee for Irish Affairs.
"Ordered, by the Lords and Commons assembled
in Parliament, That the Earl of Northumberland
Earl of Essex, Earl of Nottingham, Lord Viscount
Say & Seale, the Lord Lisle, Sir John Temple, Mr.
Nathaniell Fienis, Sir Gregory Norton, Sir John Evelyn
of Wilts, and Mr. Cheilener, be added to the Committee of Lords and Commons for Irish Affairs."
House adjourned till 10a, Wednesday Morning next.