DIE Lunæ, 30 die Octobris.
These Lords present:
The Lord Grey of Warke, Speaker.
L. Viscount Say & Seale.
Sir Peter Killegrew to attend the French Ambassador to London.
Ordered, That Sir Peter Killegrew shall have a Pass,
to go to Oxford, to attend upon the Ambassador to London; and the Ambassador is to have a Pass, for him and
his Retinue to come to London.
Ordered, That the Cause of the Clattworthys shall
be heard at this Bar on the 16th of November next.
Report concerning borrowing Money from Sutton's Hospital.
The Earl of Northumb. reported, "That the Committee have examined the Business concerning the
Two Thousand Pounds to be borrowed on the Public Faith; and their Lordships find it true that so
much Money is there, but there (fn. *) are not Governors
enough in Town to consent to it; and besides, the
Hospital is in Arrears, so as if this Money be taken
away from them, the College will be dissolved."
Hereupon this House thought it not fit that the said
Two Thousand Pounds should be taken from them.
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. Ayliff:
To desire a Conference concerning Sutton's Hospitall,
and about some Ordinances of Parliament.
Lord Petre's Business to be recommended to them.
At this Conference, the Business of the Lord Peter's
is to be recommended to the House of Commons; and
to acquaint them how many Private Orders of Committees and of One House have contradicted an Ordinance made by both Houses; which is contrary to the
Ordinances of Parliament.
Answer from the H. C. about the Countess of Carlisle, and about Mr. Nicholls.
The Messengers sent to the House of Commons on
Saturday last return with this Answer:
That the House of Commons will send an Answer, by
Messengers of their own, concerning the Countess of
Carlile, concerning the Vicarage of Muncton, and concerning Papers delivered concerning Mr. Nicolls by the
Earl of Stamford.
E. of Stamford's Arrears, and a Malignant's House for him.
Upon reading the Petition of the Earl of Stamford:
It is Ordered, That for so much as concerns the paying of his Arrears, is is referred, with Recommendations to the Lord General, to the Committee for the
Safety; and for that which concerns the appointing of
him a Malignant's House, it is referred to the Committee of Sequestrations.
Report concerning the Answer to the French Ambassador's Paper, about Sir Kenelm Digby's Estate.
The Earl of Denbigh reported from the Committee
which were appointed to consider of the Paper received
from (fn. †) the French Ambassador concerning Sir Kenelme
Digby, "That divers Persons have given a Testimony
under their Hands of Sir Kenelme's Carriage of himself, when he was committed to Winchester House,
to evidence that he is no Papist; and that he hath
good Affections to the Parliament:" Hereupon
this House Ordered, That the said Persons shall attend this House To-morrow Morning, to see whether
they will confirm this Information upon Oath at this
Persons added to the Assembly of Divines.
Ordered, That this House agrees with the House
of Commons, in nominating Mr. Dury to be One
of the Assembly, in the Place of Mr. Downing, deceased.
Ordered, That this House nominates Mr. Goodwin
in Coleman Streate, Dr. Homes, Mr. Horton Divinity
Reader at Gresham Colledge, to be added to the Assembly.
Lords take the Covenant.
This Day the Earl of Northumberland; Earl of Nottingham, Lord Dacres, and Lord Bruce, took the Covenant of the Three Kingdoms, and subscribed the
To be sent to the Earl of Mulgrave, to take it.
Ordered, That the Covenant be sent to the Earl
of Mulgrave to be taken, in regard his Lordship is
unable to attend this House, in regard of his ill Health.
Message to the H. C. to defer the Conference.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons,
by Sir Rob't Rich and Mr. Page:
To desire that the Conference may be put off until
Ordered, That To-morrow Sevennight is appointed
for the Assistants of this House to take the Covenant of
the Three Kingdoms.
Remonstrance of the Earl of Stamford for his Arrears, and for a Malignant's House for his Residence.
"The humble Remonstrance of Henry Earl of
Stanford to the Lords in Parliament, concerning his Condition in his Employments in
the late Wars;
"That he hath been employed as General of the
Western Forces for the Space of Eleven Months,
Colonel of One Foot Regiment, Captain of One
Horse Troop, and hath not from that Time received
any Monies for the said Entertainments; and hath,
from Time to Time, recruited his Regiment and
Troop with Men, Horse, and Arms, keeping both
Regiment and Troop, ever since November last, upon
his Credit and Charges, saving Five Weeks Pay in
Devonshire for his Troop only; notwithstanding their
infinite hard Duties, and dangerous Service continually, ever since August last, being put upon all
the Out Service: And the said Earl having had his
House plundered, all his Horses and Cattle driven
away, his Tenants so plundered that they are made
uncapable of paying any Rents;
"His humble Suit unto your Lordships is, that
some Care may be taken for the satisfying his
Arrears; and that some Malignant's House
that is ready furnished may be allotted unto
him for his Family.
"And he shall ever pray for the Continuance
of the Honour of your Lordships in this
Sir Peter Killegrew to attend the French Ambassador from Oxford to London.
"Upon the Request of Monseigneur Prince De Harcourt, Peer of France, and Ambassador Extraordinary
from the Queen Regent and Crown of France to His
Majesty of Greate Brittaine, now at Oxon with His
Majesty, this Day presented to both Houses; desiring, That Sir Peter Killegrewe might be sent unto
him to Oxon, to accompany him in his Journey from
Oxon to this Town: It is Ordered, by the Lords
and Commons, That Sir Peter Killegrewe Knight,
with One Servant and Two Horses, be hereby required and permitted to go to Oxford, to attend the
said Monseigneur Prince De Harcourt in his Journey
to this Town; to require from both Houses, that all
Persons whom it may concern do, upon all Occasions,
give not only free Passage to the said Ambassador,
his Retinue, and Carriage, but also that Respect and
Accommodation in his Journey as is fit and becoming a Person of Quality and Eminency: And the
said Houses do expect from all Persons whatsoever a
due and full Obedience to this Order: It is further
Ordered, That Sir Peter Kelligrew do carry with
him no Letters, or any other Matters, that may be
prejudicial to the Parliament."