House of Lords Journal Volume 5: 13 October 1642

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Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 5, 1642-1643. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.

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DIE Jovis, videlicet, 13 die Octobris.


The Lord Grey of Warke was appointed to be Speaker this Day.

Answer from the H. C. about the Declaration to hinder the King's Army from coming to London.

The Messengers sent Yesterday to the House of Commons return with this Answer:

That the House of Commons agrees, that they concur to refer the drawing of the Declaration to the Committee for the Safety of the Kingdom.

Messengers that go to the King to have a Pass.

Ordered, That the Messengers that are to carry down the Proclamation for the adjourning Part of the next Term, to the King, to be sealed, shall have an Order of this House, to secure them going and coming safely.

E. of Warwick's Cause, about the Post Office.

Ordered, That the Cause concerning the Earl of Warwicke, about the Letter Office, shall be put off until this Day Sevennight.

No Carriages to pass through Old Palace Yard.

Ordered, That no Carts nor Coaches shall be permitted to pass through The Old Palace, near this House, until the same be paved, because it retards their Work.

Lord Mayor Elect to be approved of by the Lords, in Absence of the Lord Keeper.

Whereas the Lord Mayor Elect of London did usually come and be presented before the Lord Keeper, to receive Approbation; and because the Lord Keeper is now with the King; this House Ordered, That the Lord Mayor of London shall come and be presented before this House, and receive Approbation, on Monday Morning next.

Beverlett committed, for Contempt of an Order in Le Grand's Cause.

This Day one Beverlett, a Frenchman, having disobeyed an Order of this House, in the Cause of Ric'd Le Grand, was brought to the Bar, as a Delinquent; and confessing that he received a Paper by Le Grand, but hath not done any Thing in it: The said Beverlett being withdrawn, the House taking the said Contempt of the Order of this House [ (fn. 1) into Consideration, Ordered,] That the said John Beverlett, for his Contempt, in not performing the Order of this House, shall be forthwith committed to The Fleet, until the Pleasure of this House be further known.


Adjourn, 10a cras.


  • 1. Origin. Order.