DIE Lunæ, 12 die Julii.
PRAYERS, by Mr. Taylor.
Domini præsentes fuerunt:
Comes Manchester, Speaker.
Ds. La Warr.
L. Rich, Leave to stay in Town.
Ordered, That the Lord Rich hath Leave to stay
Petition of Freach Officers for Pay.
The Petition of divers French Gentlemen, late Officers,
was read; desiring, "that they may have their Pay."
Ordered, To be sent to the House of Commons;
and delivered to Doctor Heath accordingly.
Marquis of Winton, Leave to take the Air.
Ordered, That the Marquis of Winton, now in The
Tower of London by Order of this House, shall have
Liberty to go abroad, with his Keeper, to take the
Air, for his Health's Sake, but to return every Night
into the said Tower; upon such Security as the Lieutenant of the said Tower shall think fit to take, for his
true Imprisonment: And this to be a sufficient Warrant
in that Behalf.
E. of Clare, Privilege in Sir J. Wray's Suit against him.
Upon the Petition of John Earl of Clare, read this Day
in the House; shewing, "That Sir John Wray Knight
and Baronet hath caused a Distress to be taken upon
his Lordship's Lands, in Laceby, in Lincolnesheir, for
a Rent Service:"
It is Ordered, That the Privilege of Parliament is
hereby allowed unto the said Earl of Clare; and that
the Suit be stayed; and lastly, that his Lordship's
Tenant, being a Party to the same, shall not be farther
molested therein: And herein all Persons any Way
herein concerned are to take Notice, and yield their
Letters from the Commissioners with the Army; and with the King.
A Letter from the Commissioners with the Army,
was read. (Here enter it.)
A Letter from the Commissioners with the King, was
read. (Here enter it.)
Brown, Cler. Parl. Sir A. Littleton, & al. versus Morris, alias Poyntz, & al.
It is this Day Ordered, by the Lords in Parliament
assembled, That the Cause between John Poyntz,
alias Morris, Plaintiff, and John Browne Esquire,
Clerk of the Parliaments, Sir Adam Littleton, Baronet,
John Throckmorton, & al. Defendants; as also the Cause
between John Browne Esquire, Clerk of the Parliaments, and Sir Adam Poyntz, otherwise Littleton, Baronet,
Plaintiffs, and John Morris, alias Poyntz, Mary his Wife,
Isabell Smith, Leonard Darby, and John Harris, Defendants, shall be further heard, at this Bar, by Counsel on both Sides, on Thursday the 15th of this Instant
July, peremptorily, without further Delay; and lastly,
that the Witnesses of the said Morris, alias Poyntz, are
to make their Appearance at the said Hearing accordingly, as they will answer the contrary to this House
at their Perils; a List of whose Names are to be given
in to the Clerk of this House.
E. Rivers, Leave to stay in Town.
Ordered, That the Earl Rivers and his Family
may stay in Town; any Order (fn. *) or Ordinance notwithstanding.
L. Stafford, Leave to go to Flanders.
Ordered, That the Lord Stafford may go into
Fland'rs, to fetch his Wife Home, and Family.
L. Mohun, Leave to stay in Town.
Ordered, That the Lord Mohun have Leave to stay
within the Line of Communication, with his Family
any Order or Ordinance notwithstanding.
Ordinance for Dr. Clarke to be Judge of the Admiralty.
Lords Committees to consider of the Ordinance to
constitute Doctor William Clarke Judge of the Admiralty;
Any Three; to meet at Nine To-morrow, in the
Lord Keeper's Lodgings.
Letter from the Comissioners with the Army, about the Treaty.
"For the Right Honourable Edward Earl of
Manchester, Speaker of the House of Peers.
"May it please your Lordship,
"Yesterday we received an Account of what had
passed in the Houses, for Satisfaction of the last
Paper from the Army; wherewith we acquainted the
General, and desired his Excellency, "That the
Three Proposals last sent up were so far satisfied by
the Parliament, that the Treaty might now be proceeded in with Speed and Effect, and a Time for the
Meeting of Commissioners on both Parts for that
Purpose forthwith appointed:" To which his Excellency gave this Answer, "That he and the Council
of War had not been wanting in their Thoughts to
prepare something in order to the Speeding thereof;
and that he hoped, at our next Meeting, we should
find Things in a good Forwardness thereunto. We
Reading, the 11th of July, 1647.
C. Nottingham. P. Wharton."
Letter from the Commissioners with the King, about the excepted Persons being admitted to Him.
"For the Right Honourable the Earl of Manchester, Speaker of the House of Peers, pro
(fn. *) The Letter that this Letter mentions to be inclosed from Hatfeild, the 30th of June, is entered the 1 Julii, 1647.
"Since our coming to Caversham, Colonel Whalley
receiving no Orders from the General, we could not
expect any Fruit of our Orders: Yet we have renewed them unto him; requiring, " That he would
remove Doctor Sheldon and Doctor Hamon from the
King, together with such others as have Access to
His Majesty contrary to the Fifth Article of our Instructions:" His Answer is, "That he hath not as
yet received any Direction from his Excellency,
whose Command he must expect before he can yield
Obedience to us, for the Reason formerly given us
at Hatfeild;" which we related unto you at large in
a Letter from thence, a Copy whereof we have inclosed, for that Colonel Whalley refers himself to
that he then said. And the State of our Condition
having been thereby truly represented unto you, it
will appear that we are not in Capacity of giving
other Account; but remain
Cavesham, July the 9th, 1647.
Most humble Servants,
B. Denbigh. Edw. Mountagu."