DIE Veneris, 12 die Januarii.
Lords present this Day:
Ds. Gray de Warke, Speaker.
Comes Essex, L. General.
L. Viscount Say & Seale.
Message from the H. C. for Sir Oliver Fleming to attend the Ambassadors from The States General on their Arrival.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons
by Sir Christopher Yelverton Knight and Baronet:
That the House of Commons hearing that there are
Ambassadors come from The States of Holland, who are
well-affected to Religion and the Parliament, they think
it fit that no Ceremony of Respect proper for Ambassadors may be neglected; therefore they desire their
Lordships would join with the House of Commons, to
appoint Sir Oliver Fleminge, Master of the Ceremonies,
to attend upon the said Ambassadors from both Houses
Hereupon it is Ordered, (fn. *) That this House joins
with the House of Commons, in appointing Sir Oliver
Fleming to attend upon the Ambassadors of Holland,
from both Houses of Parliament.
The Answer returned was:
That their Lordships do agree that Sir Oliver Fleming
do wait and attend upon The States Ambassadors, in the
Name of both Houses of Parliament.
Letter from Mr. Strickland about them, and his Negotiations in Holland.
A Letter was read, from Walter Strickland, Agent for
the Parliament in Holland, concerning his Negotiations
there, and the Address of the Ambassadors now come
from The States of Holland.
Hereupon it is Ordered, To be referred to the Consideration of the Committee for the Safety.
E. of Denbigh to attend the Ambassadors from The States General.
It was moved, "That some Lords may be appointed
to meet The States Ambassadors at Greenwich, and to
bring them to their Lodgings:"
Hereupon the House appointed the Earl of Denbigh.
Message to the H. C. for some of their Members to go with him.
And a Message was sent to the House of Commons,
by Mr. Serjeant Whitfeild and Dr. Aylett:
To let them know, that this House hath appointed the
Earl of Denbigh to meet The States Ambassadors at
Greenwich; and desire that they would appoint some
Members of their House to join with them.
Witnesses in the Archbishop of Cant's Cause.
Ordered, That Mr. Baron Trevor and Mr. Dr. Aylett
shall be sworn and examined in the Business concerning
the Archbishop of Canterbury.
This Day these Persons following were sworn at this
Bar, to be examined in the Business concerning the
Archbishop of Canterbury:
Yower, who gave false Information of the Earl of Suffolk, released.
At the Desire and Suit of the Earl of Suffolke to this
House: It is Ordered, That Tower, being sent
for as a Delinquent, to answer his Offence, for giving
a false Information to the Committee at Cambridge concerning his Lordship, that the said Yower shall be released from his present Restraint; and that he make his
Submission to the Earl of Suffolke in the Country, before the Committee to whom he gave the Misinformation.
L. Willoughby to be accountable for the Goods of the E. of Lyndsay, at Havering Park.
It is Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee
for the Sequestrations, that the Lord Willoughby of
Parham, who hath taken the House of Haveringe Parke,
in the County of Essex, belonging to the Earl of
Lyndsey, and is sequestered by the Parliament, that his
Lordship may have the Use of such Goods as are now
in the House, he promising to be responsible to the Parliament for them.
House adjourned till 10a cras.