DIE Veneris, videlicet, 26 die Aprilis.
PRAYERS, by Mr. Gibbs.
Domini præsentes fuerunt:
Ds. Grey de Warke, Speaker.
Committee to consider of the Lord General's Commission, and the Ordinance for associating the Counties of Essex, &c. under the Earl of Manchester.
The General's Commission, and the Ordinance for
establishing the Forces under the Earl of Manchester
in the Seven associated Counties, were read.
And these Lords were appointed by this House to
consider of them, and see whether the Powers do not
clash one with another, and to report the same to this
|Their Lordships, or any Four, to meet when they please.
Complaint against Lord Willoughby and others, concerning the Affair of Newark.
The Earl of Northumb. reported, "That the Committee for both Kingdoms had delivered to them a Complaint and Accusation against the Lord Willoughby
and others, by Colonel Kinge, for the Miscarriage of
the Business at (fn. *)
Newarke: The Committee having no
Power to proceed in a Business of this Nature, the
Committee thought it (fn. †) fit to be reported to the
Houses; and those of the Committee of the House of
Commons will report it to the House of Commons
what doth concern Colonel Aiscough and the rest;
and that which concerns the Lord Willoughby, the
Committee were of Opinion [ (fn. †) it was] fit to be reported to this House."
Hereupon this House referred the Examination of
this Complaint of Colonel Kinge against the Lord Willoughby to the Committee formerly appointed to examine
the Lord Willoughbie's Business; and Colonel Kinge is to
attend the Committee this Afternoon, at Three of the
Report to be made from Committees, appointed to join with those of the H. C.
Ordered, That when this House nominates a Committee of Lords, to join with a Committee of the House
of Commons, to consider of any Business; if any Thing
which concerns both Houses is to be reported, the Lords
are to report the same to this House, as well as the
Members of the House of Commons to their House.
House adjourned till 9 a cras.