DIE Lunæ, videlicet, 7 die Junii.
The House called.
This Day the House was called; and these Lords following were absent: videlicet,
The Lord Cottington, a Proxy.
Lord Boteler, excused.
Lord Harvie, excused, being very aged.
Lord Lovelace, Leave to be absent.
Lord Faulconbridge, Leave to be absent.
Lord Craven, Extra Regnum.
Lord Mountegue, excused, having Leave to be absent.
Lord Stanhope, excused.
Lord Willoughby of Parham, Proxy.
Lord Evres, a Proxy.
Lord Cromewell, Extra Regnum.
Lord Windsor, a Proxy.
Lord Vaux, Extra Regnum.
Lord Dudley, a Proxy.
Lord Morley, a Proxy.
Lord Berckley, a Proxy.
Lord Willoughby de Earseby, Leave to be absent.
Lord Abergavenny, a Proxy.
Bishop of Chichester, attending the Prince.
Bishop of Worcester, a Proxy.
Viscount De Stafford, Leave to be absent.
Viscount Campden, Leave to be absent.
Viscount Purbecke, excused.
Comes Chesterfield, a Proxy.
Comes Carnarvan, excused.
Comes Kingston, a Proxy.
Comes Newcastle, attending the Prince.
Comes Rivers, excused.
Comes Marlborough, extra Regnum.
Comes Danby, excused.
Comes Mulgrave, a Proxy.
Comes Westm'land, excused.
Comes Cambridge, excused.
Comes Leycester, excused.
Comes Bridgwater, a Proxy.
Comes Lyncolne, a Proxy.
Comes Sussex, a Proxy.
Comes Cumberland, Leave to be absent.
Comes Worcester, a Proxy.
Comes Derby, a Proxy.
Comes Kente, a Proxy.
Comes Shrewesbury, a Proxy.
Lord Admiral, excused.
Lord Keeper, excused, being sick.
Restraining Bishops from meddling in Secular Affairs.
After this, the Bill concerning the Bishops was taken
into Consideration; and, for the better Debate thereof,
the House was put into a Committee during Pleasure;
but, before the House could come to any Result, a
Message was brought from the House of Commons.
Hereupon the House was resumed; and it was Ordered, That the further Debate of the Bill concerning the Bishops shall be To-morrow Morning, the First
Business; and also the Reasons of the House of Commons why Bishops should not vote in Parliament are to
be considered of.
Reading Speeches not Parliamentary.
Ordered, and declared, That reading of formal
Speeches and Answers, out of Papers, in this House,
is no Parliamentary Way.
Message from the H. C. for the Examinations taken by deputed Lords, at their Request; to be made Use of.
A Message was brought up, from the House of Commons, by Jo. Hampden, Esquire:
To desire their Lordships, That those Examinations
which were taken before the deputed Lords, at their
Request, may be made Use of by the House of Commons; and also to let their Lordships know that they
intend to sit this Afternoon as a House, and desire that
this House would do the like.
Hereupon the House did Order, That the said Examinations shall be brought in, that the House may be
possessed of them this Afternoon; and then they are to
be delivered unto the House of Commons; and further
it is Ordered, That this House shall fit this Afternoon,
at Three a Clock.
The Messengers from the House of Commons were
called in, and received from the Mouth of the Speaker
this Answer; That the deputed Lords have not yet
brought in the Examinations; but, when this House is
possessed of them, they shall be delivered to them;
and that this House will sit this Afternoon, at Three a
Letter from Sir Thomas Glemham, about the Disorders at Hull.
This being done, the Lord General produced a Letter, sent to his Excellency from Sir Tho. Glemham at
Hull, declaring the great Disorders and Unruliness of
the Soldiers there, and of the Mutiny that lately was
amongst them; in which Uproar one of their Captains
was killed, and others threatened; and further the
Lord General informed the House, that the Army,
through Want of Money and Provisions, is so dispersed
into several Places, that they are no Security to those
Parts in Case the Army of the Scotts should advance.
The House, taking those Things and the Consequences of them into serious Consideration, Resolved to
have a speedy Conference with the House of Commons, and communicate the State of the Army unto
them this Afternoon. To that Purpose these Lords
following were named and appointed by the House, to
meet this Afternoon, at Two a Clock, to draw up
Heads fit to be propounded at the Conference, and to
present them to the House: videlicet,
Committee to prepare Heads for a Conference, concerning the Disorders at Hull.
The L. Steward.
|L. Viscount Say & Seale.
Slingsby's Ship freed.
Ordered, That Mr. Slyngesby's Ship, which was
stayed by Order of this House, shall now be freed and
released, and permitted to go to Sea.
Ordered, That the Cause concerning Sutton-marsh
shall be again proceeded in, and be heard by Counsel
on both Sides, on Wednesday Morning next; and all
Witnesses that were formerly enjoined to attend, shall
appear at the Hearing of the said Cause; and all Records
and Writings to be brought as were formerly Ordered by
Dominus Capitalis Justiciarius de Communi Banco,
Locum tenens Domini Custodis Magni Sigilli, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in
post meridiem hujus diei, hora tertia, Dominis sic
vice lecta est Billa, An Act for to enable
Nath. Croseland, and the Trustees of Tho. Croseland, deceased, to sell certain Lands, for Payment of the Debts
of the said Thomas.
The Examinations before the deputed Lords delivered to the H. C.
Next, the deputed Lords brought in the Examinations, which the House of Commons desired; and the
Lord Kymbolton was appointed by this House to deliver
them to the select Committee of the House of Commons.
A Message was brought up from the House of Commons, by Sir William Armin:
Message from the H. C. for a Conference, touching the late Canons.
To desire a present Conference, by a Committee of
both Houses, if it may stand with the Conveniency of
this House, touching the late Canons.
The Answer is:
That their Lordships will meet presently, as is desired,
in the Painted Chamber.
Lords appointed to report the Conference: videlicet,
Lords to report the Conference.
L. Privy Seal.
The E. of Bathon.
Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and
the Lords went to the Conference. They returning,
the House was resumed; and it is Ordered, That this
Report shall be made on Friday Morning next.
Committee for Restitution of Ship-money.
Ordered, That the Committee for the Restitution
of the Ship-money do meet To-morrow Morning, at
Eight a Clock.
After this, a Message was sent down to the House of
Commons, by Mr. Justice Foster and Mr. Justice Heath:
Message to the H. C. for a Conference, concerning closing the Treaty and disbanding the Army.
To desire a Free Conference, by a Committee of both
Houses, concerning the closing the Treaty and the disbanding of the Armies.
The Heads of the Conference were:
Heads of the Conference
"1. To read the Letter sent to the Earl of Holland
"2. To let them know that, Things standing in the
dangerous Estate as now they do, no Way is so fit to
prevent further Inconveniencies as to disband both the
"To that Purpose, to desire the House of Commons
that the select Committees may meet often, and finish the Articles of the Treaty which lies in their
Hands; and when that House had resolved of them,
to return them to the Lords Commissioners Hands,
that so the Treaty may be closed.
"3. To desire them, that, as they have hitherto
taken great Care for the providing of Monies, so
they will now think of some Way for the raising of
Money to disband the Armies.
"4. To let them know that the Scotts Commissioners
(notwithstanding the Necessities and Wants which they
have and do now suffer) do thankfully accept of the
Two Hundred Thousand (fn. *) Pounds."
The Answer from the House of Commons is:
Answer from the H. C.
That they will give a Meeting presently, as is desired,
in the Painted Chamber.
The Earl of Bristoll, Earl of Holland, and the Lord
Viscount Saye & Seale, were appointed to speak at the
Committee about Trade with Scotland.
It is this Day Ordered, by the Lords in Parliament,
That Sir Christopher Cletheroe and Sir Henry Garway,
Knights, Robert Edwards, John Fowke, William Bartlett, Alderman Hoyle, John Blackston, Peregrin Pelham,
Anto. Benifeild, Roger Mathewes, Ralph Longe; and
Mr. Trelany, or any Five or more of them, shall have
full Power and Authority, by virtue of this Order, to
meet and confer with the Commissioners for Scotland, or
any Five of them, for the regulating of Trade, as well
by the Intercourses and Privileges thereof, as in Manufactures and Associations both by Sea and Land, according as is expressed in the Articles delivered unto the
Commissioners of England by the Commissioners of the
Kingdom of Scotland; with Power also to call unto
them, on either Part, all such Persons whom they may
conceive may give them Advice or Information in any
Particular of this Treaty; which Meeting is to be at
Skinners Hall in London, with all convenient Speed, that
thereby all possible Dispatch may be given to this Business, so earnestly desired to be concluded of by both
The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and the
Lords went to the Conference; which being ended, the
House was resumed.
Dominus Capitalis Justiciarius de Communi Banco,
Locum tenens Domini Custodis Magni Sigilli, declaravit
præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem
Martis, videlicet, 8m diem instantis Junii, hora nona,
Dominis sic decernentibus.