DIE Lunæ, videlicet, 21 die Augusti.
Earl of Denbigh, Speaker.
Skipwith and Allen, a Pass.
Ordered, That Mr. Skipwith, with Mrs. Allen, shall
have a Pass, to go to Oxford.
E. of Westmoreland will appear when summoned.
The Earl of Denbigh reported to this House, "That
the Earl of Westm. hath delivered upon his Honour
to be a true Prisoner, and observe the Conditions
mentioned in the Order of this House; and his Lordship will appear before this House whensoever he shall
be commanded by this House."
L. Morley to have an Allowance out of his Estate.
Upon Information to this House, "That, by reason
of the Sequestration of the Lord Morley's Estate, he
hath no Means for his Subsistence:" It is Ordered,
To be recommended to the Committee of Sequestrations,
to give some Relief herein to his Lordship.
Pettus versus Bancroft.
Upon reading the Petition of Ketherine Pettus; shewing, " That whereas both Houses of Parliament made
an Ordinance, that she should have the Possession of
the Manor of Santon in Norff. Bancroft doth refuse
to obey the said Ordinance, and keeps the Possession
from her, which appeared by reading of a Certificate
of Ric'd Carter and Wm. Smith, Sequestrators:" Hereupon it is Ordered, That the Defendants that disobey
the Ordinance shall be sent for, as Delinquents, to answer
their said Contempts.
Upon reading the Petition of Anne Bickley Wife of
John Bickley, and reading the Certificate of Sir John
Nulls and Mr. Baron Leeke: It is Ordered, That John
Bickley shall have a Copy of the said Certificate, and
shew Cause to this House why the Certificate should not
be confirmed by this House, by Thursday next come
Sevennight; and that the Creditors in whose Hands the
Monies are, mentioned in the said Certificate, shall keep
the Monies undisposed of in their Hands, until the Pleasure of this House be further known.
A Letter was read, from the Queen of Bohemia,
directed, " For the Earl of Manchester, Speaker of the
House of Peers.
Queen of Bohemia's Letter for Relief.
"Since my last unto you, whereby I craved the
Assistance of the most Honourable House of Peers
(whereof you are Speaker), towards the Relief of
my present Necessities, I daily find my Burden growing
heavier, the longer their Help is deferred; which
maketh me trouble you once again, by this Bearer,
Cromwell, my Servant, whom I send expressly over
about this Business, desiring you to give him such
Credit and Access as my Occasions may therein require.
Hereby I would intreat you to represent my earnest
Request to the most Honourable House, that they
would be pleased to grant me their favourable Concurrence, in this Time of my Need, whereby I may
be freed both from my pressing Wants, and from the
Mischiefs which may thereupon ensue. I have no
Cause to doubt but that the Lords, understanding the
Extremity of my Case, will take an honourable Sense
thereof, and hasten on their Parts the Means of my
Supply: Whereof I beseech you to assure them all
that I shall be ever sensible, and remain,
Hagbe, 29th June, 1643.
"Your most affectionate Friend,
Ordered, That this Letter be communicated to the
House of Commons, to be recommended unto them, and
they desired to take the same into their Consideration,
that she may be supplied with those usual Allowances
as formerly she had from this Kingdom, as soon as they
shall find Means to do it.
Message to the H. C. for a Conference about it.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by
Sir Edward Leech and Dr. Aylett:
To desire a Conference, in the Painted Chamber, touching a Letter received from the Queen of Bohemia.
Sprat, for abusing L. Howard of Est.
Upon reading a Letter of Symon Spratt, written to
the Lord Howard of Est. wherein he scandalizeth his
Lordship; saying, " That his Lordship hath pawned
"his Honour:" It is Ordered, That the said Spratt
shall be apprehended presently, as a Delinquent, and
brought before this House on Wednesday Morning next.
The Messengers return this Answer:
Answer from the H. C.
That the House of Commons will give a present
Conference, as is desired, in the Painted Chamber.
Hawkins, a Pass.
Ordered, That Mr. Wm. Hawkins shall have a Pass,
to go to Iver, in the County of Bucks, so often as he
shall have Occasion, with his Wife, Servants, and their
Horses, and to return again to London.
Ordered, That Mr. Vaneynden's Cause shall be heard
on Thursday next.
The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and the
Lords went to the Conference; which being ended, the
House was resumed.
House adjourned till 10a, Wednesday next.