DIE Lunæ, 14 die Junii.
PRAYERS, by Mr. Calamy.
Domini præsentes fuerunt:
Comes Manchester, Speaker.
L. Viscount Hereford.
L. Viscount Say & Seale.
Ly. North, a Pass.
Ordered, That the Lady North shall have a Pass,
for herself, Servants, Coach, and Horses, to go into
Kent, and return again.
L. Roberts excused.
The Lord Robertes is excused for his Absence this
Sir T. Fairfax's Life Guard accepts of the Offers of the Houses.
The Earl of Suffolke reported from the Committee
at Derby House:
A Paper from the Life Guard of Sir Tho. Fairefax
was read; declaring "their Acceptance of the Votes
of the Parliament."
And it is Ordered, That this House accepts of their
Tender of their good Service herein; and thinks it fit
they have the Benefit of the said Votes; and that this
Paper be sent to the House of Commons, for their Concurrence, That they may have a speedy making good
to them what is promised in the Votes.
Petitions from Norf. &c.
Ordered, That the Petitions of the Well-affected
in the Counties of Norff. Suff. and Essex, inclosed in
Sir Thomas Fairefax' Letter, shall be taken into Consideration To-morrow Morning.
Committee to draw a Declaration concerning the Intentions of the Parliament, for the Satisfaction of the Army, and Safety of the Kingdom.
Ordered, That a Committee of Ten Lords shall be
appointed, to join with a proportionable Number of the
House of Commons, to consider of and prepare a Declaration that may give an Account to the Kingdom
what the Parliament hath done, and what their Intentions are for the future, for the Ease of the Subject,
for the Satisfaction of the Army, and the Peace and
Safety of the Kingdom:
Any Three, to meet this Afternoon, in the Painted
Chamber; and Power to adjourn from Time to
Message to the H. C. to appoint a Committee to join with them; and that Sir T. Fairfax's Life Guard had accepted of the Offers of the Houses.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons by
Mr. Sadler and Mr. Hakewill:
To deliver to them the Paper from the Life Guard
with the Sense of this House upon it.
2. To acquaint them with the Order of this House, for
appointing Ten Lords (or any Three of them) to join with
a Committee of a proportionable Number of the House of
Commons to consider of a Declaration to give an Account
to the Kingdom what the Parliament hath done, &c.;
to desire their Concurrence, and to meet this Afternoon,
at Three of the Clock, in the Painted Chamber; and
to have Power to adjourn from Time to Time.
Ly. Marlborough, a Pass.
Ordered, That the Lady Marleborough shall have
a Pass, to go and take the Air out of the Court of
Mrs. Dunce, D°;
Ordered, That Mrs. Dunce shall have the like
and Sir T. Wharton.
Ordered, That Sir Thomas Wharton shall have a
Pass, to go to Combes, in Surry.
Answer from the H. C.
Mr. Sadler and Mr. Hakewill return with this Answer
from the House of Commons:
That (fn. *) they agree to the Business of the Life Guard;
and they have appointed a Committee to meet with the
Lords at the Time and Place, about a Declaration.
Causes in Error put off.
Ordered, That the Writs of Error appointed to
be argued To-morrow shall be put off till To-morrow
Committee to consider where the King shall be moved to.
Ordered, That it be referred to the same Committee
that is appointed to draw up the Declaration, to consider
what Place is most fit and convenient to have the Person
of the King to be brought, that so He may have the
joint Application of both Kingdoms, for the settling of
a safe and well-grounded Peace.
Message to the H. C. about it.
Resolved, upon the Question, This shall be sent down
to the House of Commons, by a Message; and desire
their Concurrence therein.
And accordingly it was sent down, by Mr. Justice
Pheasant and Mr. Justice Rolles.
The Answer returned was:
That (fn. †) that House will send an Answer by Messengers
of their own.
Papers from the Scots Commissioners about removing the King from Holdenby.
The Papers delivered in by the Scotts Commissioners,
of the 5th of June Instant, were read again; and a
Paper was drawn up, to be returned to them, by Way
of Thanks; which was read.
And the Question being put, "Whether to have
any Additions to be made to this Paper, at
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Petition of Reduced Officers, &c. for their Arrears.
A Petition of the Reduced Officers and Soldiers, was
read; and this Answer was returned them:
"That this House gave them Thanks for their former
Service; and do acknowledge they have stayed with
a great deal of Patience for their Arrears, for which
their Lordships return them Thanks; and that this
House will recommend their desires in their Petition
to the House of Commons, in the most effectual Manner as may be, for their Satisfaction: In the mean
Time their Lordships do desire their Care, to prevent
Tumults by the coming down of the Officers and
Message to the H. C. with it.
And accordingly this Petition was sent down presently
to the House of Commons, with their Lordships Sense,
by Mr. Sadler and Mr. Hakewill.
House adjourned till 5a post Meridiem.
Comes Manchester, Speaker.
House adjourned till 10a cras, Aurora.