DIE Sabbati, videlicet, 24 die Aprilis, Easter Eve.
Viscount Stafford Leave to be absent,
The Lord Viscount Stafford had Leave for Four or
Five Days to be absent.
and the Master of the Rolls.
The Master of the Rolls had Leave to go into the
Country for a Week.
Bp. of Bristol Leave to see the Abp. of Cant.
The Bishop of Bristoll had Leave to visit the Archbishop of Cant. at The Tower.
Sir Edward Osborne to see the E. of Strafford.
Ordered, That Sir Edward Osborne, Knight, shall
have Liberty to repair unto the Earl of Strafford; to
have free Discourse and Conference touching and concerning the Wardship of Mr. Wandesford.
Lords appointed to receive 4366l. 13 s. 4 d. for Berwick.
Ordered, That the Right Hon. the Earl of Bedford, the Earl of Essex, and the Earl of Holland, or
any Two of them, are, by virtue of this Order, authorized and enabled to receive such several Sums of
Money as have been voluntarily lent by particular Lords
of this House, for the Relief of the distressed Town
and Garrison of Barwicke, and are to give Acquittances for the Receipt of the same; and to appoint likewise whom they please under them, to receive the said
Monies, and to take Care for the conveying it to
And lastly, their Lordships shall be hereby enabled
to receive from the House of Commons the said Sum
hereafter, and to re-pay it back to the particular Lords
that have been pleased to lend the same to the Use
The Money was agreed to be paid in this Afternoon
at Bedford House, at which Time the Receiver for
Barwicke is to be there, to receive the Money.
The Earl of Holland, Lord General, signified to the
House "That he had already writ down to Barwicke,
to let them know that there is Order taken to
supply them with Money and Provisions presently,
that so in the mean Time there may be no Disorders and Mutinies committed by the Soldiers."
Conference appointed about the Bill of Attainder of the Earl of Strafford.
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A Message from the House of Commons, by the
Message from the H. C. for a Conference touching a Petition from London.
To desire a Conference, by a Committee of both
Houses, presently (if it may stand with their Lordships
Conveniency), touching a Petition from the City of
The Answer to the said Message was:
That their Lordships are now in Agitation of some
Business of Consequence, and will send an Answer, by
Messengers of their own, in convenient Time.
Dominus Capitalis Justiciarius de Communi Banco,
Locum tenens Domini Custodis Magni Sigilli, declaravit
præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem
Lunæ, videlicet, 26m diem instantis Aprilis, hora nona,
Dominis sic decernentibus.