House of Lords Journal Volume 6
24 July 1644

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 6: 24 July 1644', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 6: 1643 (1767-1830), pp. 645-646. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=37569 Date accessed: 18 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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DIE Mercurii, 24 die Julii.

PRAYERS, by Mr. Burges.

Domini præsentes fuerunt:

Ds. Grey de Warke, Speaker.

Comes Pembrooke.
Comes Lyncolne.
Comes Kent.
Comes Sarum.
Comes Bolingbrooke.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rutland.
Comes Northumb.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Suffolke.
Ds. North.
Ds. Howard.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Maynard.

Answer from the H. C.

Mr. Serjeant Fynch and Dr. Aylett, sent with a Message to the House of Commons on Monday last, return with this Answer:

That concerning the Ordinance for exempting the Parks from Assessment, they will send an Answer by Messengers of their own; and concerning The States Ambassadors, and the Ordinance for Creation-money, they will (fn. *) send an Answer by Messengers of their own. For the putting in of Mr. Clarke into Sutton's Hospitall, they agree with their Lordships therein. (Here enter it.) And concerning the Petition of Sir Gregory Norton and others, they have referred the same to the Committee for the Revenue, with Recommendations.

Serjeant Glanvile committed to The Tower.

This Day Serjeant Glanvile was brought to the Bar; and, kneeling as a Delinquent, the Speaker signified to him, "That he was impeached of High Treason by the House of Commons; therefore this House doth Order, That he stand committed to The Tower of London, there to remain during the Pleasure of this House."

Ordered, That the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod shall deliver Mr. Serjeant Glanvile to the Lieutenant of The Tower, as the Prisoner of this House.

Time given the Earl of Bridgewater for paying his Assessment; and his Sequestration taken off.

Upon the humble Suit of the Earl of Bridgwater: It is Ordered, That he shall have Time till Ten Days after Michaelmas for the Payment of Five Hundred Pounds, being the Moiety of the Thousand Pounds assessed by this House, he being resolved to pay the other Five Hundred Pounds on or before Saturday next; and that all Sequestrations upon his Estates, and Suspensions of his Rents, shall be taken off; and it is recommended to the Committee of Lords and Commons at Haberdashers (fn. †) Hall, for Advance of Monies, that the Payments may be made at the Times aforesaid; and that he, performing the same, may not be molested.

Archbishop of Cant's Trial.

Next, the House proceeded to (fn. *) hear the Evidence against the Archbishop of Canterbury, upon the Remainder of the Tenth Article.

The Evidence being ended, the Archbishop desired some Time to make his Answer to the Evidence this Day.

And the House Ordered, he shall make his Answer at Four of the Clock this Afternoon.

Dr. Collydon, a Pass.

Ordered, That Dr. Collydon shall have a Pass, to bring his Wife out of France.

Adjourn.

House adjourned till 4a cras, post meridiem.

Post meridiem.

PRAYERS, by Mr. Burges.

Ds. Grey de Warke, Speaker.

Comes Kent.
Comes Pembrooke.
Comes Sarum.
Comes Bolingbrooke.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Lyncolne.
Comes Rutland.
Ds. North.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Berkley.

Baldwin versus the E. of Holland.

Upon reading the Petition of Katherin Baldwin; desiring, "That their Lordships would please to give Way, that the Commissioners of the Great Seal may grant their Letters, directed to the Earl of Holland, praying and requiring him to appear and put in his Answer to the Petitioner's Bill in Chancery, at the Time therein to be limited:" It is Ordered, That the Petition shall be shewed to the Earl of Holland.

Archbishop of Cant's Trial.

Next, the Archbishop of Canterbury made his Defence to the Evidence against him this Morning; and afterwards the Committee of the House of Commons replied thereunto.

Ordered, That this House will proceed further upon the Trial of the Archbishop of Canterbury on Monday Morning next, at Nine of the Clock.

Letters from the Generals in the North; giving an Account of the Surrender of York.

Next, the Lord Wharton reported some Letters sent to the Committee of both Kingdoms from the Earl of Leven, Ferdinando Lord Fairfaix, and the Earl of Manchester, being a Narrative of the surrendering of the City of Yorke to them, for the Use of the King and Parliament; together with the Articles agreed (fn. *) to upon the Surrender.

Message from the H. C. about Committees meeting to consider of the Paper from The States Ambassadors;

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Henry Mildmay Knight, and others:

1. To let their Lordships know, that they have nominated a Committee, to join with a Committee of Lords, to hear what general Informations can be given concerning the staying of those Ships which have been taken from the Hollanders, according to The States. Ambassadors Paper; and they desire that it may be referred to the same Committee, to receive Information of such Complaints as shall be made concerning the Loss which Englishmen have received by Depredation from The States of Holland.

Agreed to.

to expedite the Ordinance for Martial Law;

2. Because they are informed, that divers Commanders under Sir Wm. Waller have neglected their Charge, and come to this Town, which is Death by the Law of Arms; for preventing this Mischief, they desire their Lordships would please to expedite the Ordinance for Martial Law, brought up to this House.

and with One for Concurrence.

3. To desire their Lordships Concurrence in an Ordinance for Exchange of Judge Mallett.

Read, and Agreed to.

The Answer returned:

Answer.

That this House agrees in the Order concerning Judge Mallett, and to referring the Business of Depredations to the Committee, as they desire; and concerning the Ordinance for Martial Law, their Lordships will take it into Consideration, and return an Answer by Messengers of their own.

Ordinance for exchanging Judge Mallet.

"It is this Day Ordered, by the Lords and Commons, &c. That Justice Mallett, now a Prisoner to the Parliament, be exchanged for Mr. Michell and his Son, and Captain Halling, now Prisoners to the King's Forces in Oxford."

Adjourn.

House adjourned till 9a, Friday next.

Footnotes

* Origin. sent.
Deest in Originali.
* Origin. the hear.
* Deest in Originali.