DIE Jovis, 8 die Februarii.
PRAYERS, said by Mr. Carryll.
Lords present this Day:
Ds. Grey de Warke, Speaker.
L. Viscount Say & Seale.
Answer from the H. C.
Sir Rob't Rich
(fn. *) and Mr. Page, sent with a Message
Yesterday to the House of Commons, return with this
That (fn. †) they agree to the Alteration of the Sheriff of
North'tonshire; and to the Two Ordinances, they will
send an Answer, by Messengers of their own.
Message from thence, with an Ordinance.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons,
by Sir Peter Wentworth and others:
To desire their Lordships Concurrence in an Ordinance
for appointing Committees of both Houses to treat with
the Scottish Commissioners, about the Affairs of both
Kingdoms, according to the Ends of the late Covenant
The said Ordinance was read; and the Answer for
the present was:
That this House will take this Ordinance into Consideration, and will send an Answer, by Messengers of
their own, in convenient Time.
Ordinance appointing Committees of both Houses to treat with the Scotch Commissioners.
Then this House commanded the said Ordinance to
be read the Second Time; and Ordered to be debated
by a Committee of the whole House.
And accordingly the House was adjourned during
Pleasure, and it was taken into Consideration.
The House was resumed.
And the Preamble, and the First Part of the Power,
were agreed to; but the Debate was, whether this
Clause, videlicet, ["And further Power and Authority
is hereby given to them, or any Six of them, whereof
One Lord and Two Commoners as a joint Committee
with the Committee and Commissioners of Scotland,
to advise, consult, order, and direct, concerning the
carrying on and managing of the War for the best
Advantage of the Three Kingdoms,"] shall be laid
And the Question being put;
It was Resolved Affirmatively, That this Clause now
read shall be laid aside.
French Ambassador's Requests on his going Home.
It was moved, as the Desire of Prince D'Harcourt,
That this House would grant the several Particulars
mentioned in a Paper, he being to go speedily (fn. ‡) into
"A Pass, for him, and his Train, and Baggage, to
go over into France.
"Another Pass, for Twenty-five Horses, which he
brought over when he came into England, and for
"Another Pass, for Forty Horses that he hath or
intends to carry over, being Six Mares amongst
"Another Pass, for a Matter of an Hundred Dogs
of several Kinds.
"Another, for Monsieur Du Molin, to go to Oxford.
"And a Warrant for Coaches, Horses (fn. *) , and other
Necessaries, for Prince De Harcourt's Journey.
"Another Pass, for Monsieur De Gressy, to go over
"And also a Ship of War, for the Prince De Harcourt to go over.
"Also a Ship of Three Hundred Tons, laden with
Coal, to go from Newcastle to Callis, to carry Coal
for the Governor at Callis."
All which Particulars this House granted; and Ordered the same, as is desired.
Jennings and Dawes.
Upon reading the Petition of Thomas Jennyns Esquire,
shewing, "That Sir Thomas Dawes, in his Petition, denies that the Five Bonds are in Trust; therefore desires a Day for hearing the Difference between
And it is Ordered, That this House will hear the
Counsel on both Sides at this Bar on Wednesday come
Sevennight; at which Time both Parties with their
Counsel and Witnesses are to attend.
House adjourned till 10a cras.