DIE Veneris, videlicet, 10 die Martii.
E. (fn. *)
Answer from the H. C.
The Messengers sent Yesterday to the House of Commons return with this Answer:
That the House of Commons have nominated and appointed a proportionable Number of their House, to
join with Three Lords, to go to the Common Council
Committee to go to the Common Council.
Ordered, That this House nominates and appoints
the Earl of Bollingbrooke, and the Lord Grey of Warke,
and the Lord Howard of Esc. to go to the Common
Council in London this Day.
Report from the Committee appointed to consider of the Lord General's Advice about the Articles for a Cessation of Arms.
The Earl of Northumb. reported from the Committee
appointed to consider of the Advice from the Lord General concerning the Cessation of Arms; and " that,
upon the Meeting of the Committees of both Houses,
they have made some Alteration in the Articles of
His Majesty, concerning the Cessation."
The Alterations were read, as follow:
"First Article: The Words ["for the Use of either
Army"] to be left out. Instead of the Words
[" from the General of each Army"], thus to be,
[" from the Generals of both Armies respectively,
as well of His Majesty's as of the Armies raised by
"Second: The Exception to be thus: [" Except
Soldiers, and such as have born Arms, and all Delinquents, and such against whom any Proceedings
have been in either House of Parliament"].
"2. Provided always, that all Persons may be examined and searched, themselves and their Carriages;
and if any Persons or Goods restrained, in this or the
former Articles, do offer to pass, they may be seized
on, detained, and imprisoned, as if there had been no
"3. The Words [" otherwise than in Passage and
Communication between the several Quarters respectively, without any Act of Hostility each to other"],
to be left out; and, instead thereof, this to be inserted
[" otherwise than for passing of Messengers betwixt
the several Quarters respectively; and they to be
searched, and to be proceeded with as is mentioned
in the precedent Article"].
"Seventh Article: That, during the Cessation, none
of His Majesty's Subjects be imprisoned, otherwise
than according to the known Laws of the Land.
"Seventh Article: And that there shall be no
"Seventh Article: Provided that Distresses may be
taken for raising of Monies already appointed to be
levied for the Maintenance of the Armies.
"Sixth Article: That, for the Twenty Days of
Cessation, no Ships of the next Summer's Fleet be
Ordered, That this House approves of these Alterations and Provisoes now reported from the Committee;
and that they be communicated to the House of Commons, at a Conference.
Message from the H. C. for a Conference about them.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by
Sir Rob't Rich and Mr. Page:
To desire a present Conference, in the Painted Chamber, touching the Articles concerning the Cessation of
The Answer returned was:
That the House of Commons will give a present Conference, as is desired.
Information that some of the Parliament's Ships fired through a House at Bridlington, where the Queen was.
This House was this Day informed, "That there is
a Report that some Ships set out by the Parliament
shot through the House at Bridlington where the
Queen landed, and killed a Man hard by the Queen:"
Hereupon this House Ordered, That the Earl of
Warwicke be desired to examine the Truth of this Business, and certify this House thereof; and then their
Lordships will take the same into further Consideration.
Causabon, a Pass.
Ordered, That James Causabon shall have a Pass, to
go safely from London to Oxford.
De Silvas Yvera, a Pass.
Ordered, That Signior Gioseppe de Silvas Yvera, and
Franc'o Berdi his Interpreter, [ (fn. *) shall have a Pass,] to
go to Oxon, about a Suit depending in the Court of Admiralty, of which the Judge hath made a Report to His
Majesty, for to defend his Cause.
Justice Bacon, Leave to go into the Country.
Ordered, That Mr. Justice Bacon shall have Leave,
and a Pass, to go safely to his own House in the
Country, with his Servants (fn. *) and Horses, and to return again before the next Term.
Mrs. Ryley, a Pass.
Ordered, That Mrs. Eliz. Ryley shall have a Pass,
to go and return from Yorke safely, with One or Two
Servants with her.
No Peer to be absent without Leave.
Ordered, That no Peer, Member of this House,
shall be absent from giving his Attendance upon this
House without Leave, though it be for a Day.
The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and the
Lords went to the Conference; which being ended, the
House was resumed.
Lady Mayherne, to transport a Trunk without searching.
Ordered, That the Lady Mayherne shall have a
Pass, to transport a Trunk without Search, into Holland,
before she goes herself.
House adjourned till 10a cras.