House of Lords Journal Volume 8
25 June 1646

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 8: 25 June 1646', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 8: 1645-1647 (1767-1830), pp. 390-391. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=34062 Date accessed: 17 September 2014.


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DIE Jovis, 25 die Junii.

PRAYERS, by Mr. Byfield.

Comes Manchester, Speaker.

Comes Essex.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Northumb.
Comes Lyncolne.
Comes Warwicke.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Rutland.
Ds. Howard.
Ds. Grey.
Ds. Robertes.
Ds. North.
Ds. Willoughby.
Ds. Hunsden.

Lady Andover, a Pass.

Ordered, That the Lady Andover shall have a Pass, to go to her Husband, at Charlton, in the County of Wilts, and to return when she pleases to London.

Answer from the H. C.

Sir Edward Leech and Mr. Page return with this Answer [ (fn. *) to the Message] sent to the House of Commons on Tuesday last:

That they have appointed a Committee to join with their Lordships, to meet with the Scotts Commissioners this Afternoon, at Two of the Clock.

Committee to meet the Scots Commissioners.

Ordered, That the Scotts Commissioners have Notice, that the Houses have appointed select Committees of both Houses, to give them a Meeting this Afternoon, at Two of the Clock.

Paper from them, about the Propopositions.

A Paper from the Scotts Commissioners was read, concerning the Propositions. (Here enter it.)

And it is Ordered, That this House agrees to grant what they desire in their Papers; and that what is in the Proposition wrong transplanted and misplaced, is referred to the Consideration of the Committee that is to meet this Afternoon.

Sabran & al. a Pass to France.

Ordered, That Monsieur Sabran shall have a Pass, for himself and his Followers, with Twelve Horses, to go into France, and return back again.

Message to the H. C. about it, and the Scots Paper concerning the Propositions;

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

To let them know, that this House hath received a Paper from the Scotts Commissioners; and that this House thinks it fit to agree to those Particulars in it; and that what concerns the wrong transplanting and misplacing of some Clauses in the Propositions, that it be referred to the Committee that is to meet this Afternoon; and desire their Concurrence therein.

2. To desire their Concurrence in the Pass to Monsieur Sabran, to go into France for some small Time, with his Followers, and such Horses as he shall carry with him, and to return with them again into England.

and communicating the King's Letters to them.

3. To put them in Mind of communicating the King's Letters to the Scotts Commissioners.

Message from the H. C. about the Answer to the Prince; and with an Ordidinance.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Rob't Pye:

To put their Lordships in Mind of the Letter to be sent to the Prince.

2. To desire their Concurrence in an Ordinance concerning the taking off the Sequestration of Sir John Cotton's Estate.

The Answer returned was:

Answer.

That this House will take this Message into Consideration, and send an Answer by Messengers of their own.

Answer to the Prince.

Ordered, To have a Conference with the House of Commons To-morrow, at Ten a Clock, concerning the Letter sent down to the House of Commons, to be sent to the Prince.

Report concerning the Princess Henrietta.

The Lord Howard reported, "That the Committee for the King's Children have (fn. *) met; and that the Members of the House of Commons that are of this Committee are concluded, in this Particular, by the Resolution of that House; which was, To refer unto this Committee the Consideration of disposing the Person of the Young Princess Henrietta Maria, that came from Exeter; but they have neither Power nor Means to provide for her where now she is."

Articles for Surrender of Oxford.

This Day the Articles for Surrender of the Garrison of Oxford were brought into this House, in Print, under the Authority of the Clerk of the House of Commons.

Letter to be wrote to Sir T. Fairfax about them.

And they being read; it is Ordered, That a Letter be written to Sir Thomas Fairefax, with One of the printed Books of Articles; and to desire to know of him, whether any such Articles were agreed on, for the Surrender of Oxford.

Order to the L. Mayor, to keep the Peace in the City; and that the Lords have not agreed to the Articles for Surrender of Oxford.

And it is Ordered, That this following Order be sent to the Lord Mayor and Militia of the City of London:

"The Lords in Parliament, taking Notice of some printed Articles for the Rendition of Oxford, the which are neither known nor consented unto by them; and lest some Danger and Inconveniency may come to the Parliament and City of London by the Recourse hither of great Multitudes of Persons that have formerly shewed their Disaffections to the Parliament and the Cause maintained by them; in Discharge of their Trust, do order and recommend to the Lord Mayor of the City of London, That he take strict Care for the Ordering and Governing of the said City; and to the Militia of the City of London, to be assistant unto him, for the preventing of such Troubles as may threaten a Disturbance to the present Quiet and Safety both of the Parliament and City.

Message from the H. C. with an Ordinance.

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

To desire Concurrence in an Ordinance for paying One Thousand Pounds to Purbeck Temple.

(Here enter it.)

Read, and Agreed to.

The Answer returned was:

Answer.

That this House agrees to the Ordinance now brought up.

Message from thence, about Sabran's Pass;

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Henry Mildmay Knight:

To let their Lordships know, that they agree to the Pass to Monsieur Sabran to go into France, with these Restrictions. (Here enter it.)

Read, and Agreed to.

and for a Conference about Jersey.

2. To desire a Conference, concerning the Isle of Jersey, (fn. *) at such Time as their Lordships shall appoint.

The Answer returned was:

Answer.

That this House agrees with the House [ (fn. †) of Commons] in the Pass to the French Agent, with the Restrictions; and that their Lordships will give a Conference To-morrow Morning, in the Painted Chamber, at Ten of the Clock.

Lylburn's Solicitor.

Ordered, That Mr. Beck is appointed to be Solicitor for Mr. Lylburne's Cause.

Letter to Sir T. Fairfax, about the Articles for Surrender of Oxford.

Ordered, That these Lords following are appointed to draw up a Letter, to be sent to Sir Tho. Fairefax:

E. Essex.
E. Manchester.
E. Lyncolne.
L. Robertes.

Any Two, to meet when they please, and bring in the Letter To-morrow Morning.

Answer from the H. C.

Sir Edward Leech and Mr. Page return with this Answer to the Message sent to the House of Commons:

That they have taken Order, that the King's Letter shall be communicated to the Scotts Commissioners; and to the rest of the Particulars, they will send an Answer by Messengers of their own.

French Ambassador's Steward defires Somerset House for the Residence of his Master.

The Speaker acquainted the House, "That the Master of the Ceremonies signified to him, That the Steward of the French Ambassador that is coming (fn. ‡) over desires that some other House than Goring House may be designed for the Reception of the Ambassador; and in particular Somersett House, because it is ready furnished; and that some Course may be taken for the defraying of the Charge for his Reception."

Hereupon it is Ordered, That the House of Commons be put in Mind of an Answer to the Report that was communicated to them concerning this Business; and that it be done To-morrow.

Order for 1000l. for the Garrison of Henley and Fillet's Court.

"It is this Day Ordained, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled, That One Thousand Pounds be paid in Course, with Interest each Six Months till Principal and Interest be fully discharged, out of the Receipts of the Excise, on the Ordinance of the Eleventh of September, 1643, towards Payment of the Garrison of Henly and Filletts Court; and the Commissioners of Excise and new Impost are hereby authorized to make Payment of the said One Thousand Pounds to Colonel Purbeck Temple, or to his Assignee or Assigns, whose respective Receipts shall be a sufficient Warrant or Discharge to the Commissioners of the Excise for the Time being, and every of them, for the Payment of the said One Thousand Pounds, together with Interest as aforesaid, and every Part thereof: Provided, That there shall be but One Thousand Pounds only paid out of the Excise, for the Use of the said Garrison, by virtue of any Ordinance of both Houses of Parliament dated since the First Day of June, 1646."

Mons. Sabran's Pass.

"Resolved, &c. That a Pass be granted, under the Hands of the Speakers of both Houses, to Monsieur Sabran, for himself, Seven Servants, and Nine Horses, with his ordinary and necessary Baggage belonging to himself and his Attendants, to go into France; the said Horses to be embarked at One Port which he shall desire convenient for Transportation for France, to be inserted in his Pass, and at One Time."

Footnotes

* Deest in Orignali.
* Origin. meet.
* Origin. as.
Deest in Originali.
Origin. out.