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 Mercurii, videlicet, 15 die Martii.
Earl of Manchester was appointed to be Speaker this Day.
Mr. Shalmore, a Pass.
Ordered, That Mr. Shalmore, a Scholar of University College, in Oxford, shall have a Pass, to go to Oxford.
Mr. Parrot, Ditto.
Ordered, That Mr. Parrott shall have a Pass, to go into Wales, and to take Oxford in his Way.
E. of Newport to be brought up from Coventry.
The House being informed, "That the Earl of Newport is stayed at Coventry:" It is Ordered, That the Committee at Coventry shall take Care he be safely brought up to London; and then this House will examine the Business which he shall be charged withall.
Nettervile to be released, upon Security to go beyond Sea.
Upon reading the Petition of Thomas Neutervile, desiring "to be released from his Imprisonment, in regard he is in great Want there:" It is Ordered, That, if he shall go beyond the Seas, and give good Security unto this House that he shall not go into Ireland during the Rebellion there, that then this House will release him of his present Imprisonment.
Alterations from the H. C. in the Articles for a Cessation of Arms.
Next, this House took into Consideration the Alterations lately brought up from the House of Commons, touching the Articles for the Cessation of Arms.
The Paper was read.
The Answer to the Seventh Article of the King's was debated.
And, after Debate,
It was Resolved, upon the Question, That this House doth not agree with the House of Commons in this Vote.
Ordered, That this House adheres to their former Vote concerning this Article.
Message from the H. C. for an Answer about them.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Henry Marten:
To desire that their Lordships would please to take the Alterations brought up lately from the House of Commons, by a Conference concerning the Cessation of Arms, into Consideration; and return an Answer to the House of Commons with what Conveniency may stand with their Lordships Occasions.
The Answer returned was:
That their Lordships will speedily send them an Answer, by Messengers of their own.
Alterations of the H. C. in the Articles agreed to.
Ordered, That this House agrees with the House of Commons for the Treaty and Cessation to begin the Twentieth of this Instant March; and these Words ["and all other Commodities"] to be added in the First Article.
Agreed with the House of Commons, That all Persons shall be restrained, during the Treaty and Cessation, passing without a Safe Conduct.
Agreed with the House of Commons, That Ships shall be permitted to go to Sea, for the Defence of the Kingdom, during the Time of Treaty and Cessation.
Ordered, That this House (fn. 1) agrees with the House of Commons in all the rest of their Alterations.
Message to the H. C. for a Conference about them.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Serjeant Whitfeild and Mr. Serjeant Glanvile:
To desire a Conference, by a Committee of both Houses, touching the Articles concerning the Cessation.
The Answer returned was:
That the House of Commons will give a present Meeting, as is desired, in the Painted Chamber.
Mr. Mansell, a Pass.
Ordered, That Mr. Edward Mansell shall have a Pass, to go into Wales.
Horth, a Pass,
Ordered, That Tho. Horth shall have a Pass, to go to Oxford, and return back again to London.
Mr. Noel. to have a Protection for his Estate.
Upon Information to this House, "That Mr. Henry Noell, Second Son to the Lord Viscount Campden, hath his Estates seized, and his Woods cutting down, and Tenants forbidden to pay him any Rents:" It is Ordered, That it be known by what Authority the same is done; and, if it be not done by express Order of Parliament, then the said Goods shall be delivered, and the Woods preserved from cutting, and a particular Protection of this House to be granted him.
Heycocke versus Tunbridge.
Upon reading the Petition of Anne Heycocke, Widow, shewing, "That Seven Years since she new built a House, in the Tenure of John Tunbridge, in St. Clement's Parish, at which Time the said Tunbridge, by an Encroachment of Ten Feet in Length and Ten Inches in Breadth, did interrupt the direct Ascent of the Petitioner's Bound Walls, which Encroachments were viewed by the Lord Maltravers and Sir Inigo Jones, and others; and they Ordered, That the said Walls should be builded directly upwards as high as the said new-built House; and the Petitioner having heretofore and lately attempted it, and endeavoured to build up the said Walls, hath been, and now is, interrupted therein, by the said Tunbridge, being driven off with Swords and Pistols; therefore she desires, by Order of this House, that she may be enabled to build the said Walls upwards, to the Height of her said House:" Hereupon it is Ordered, That a Copy of this Petition shall be delivered to the said Tunbridge, who is to shew Cause, on Friday next, why this Petition shall not be granted.
Message to the H. C. that the Lords have made an Order to assess themselves.
A Message (fn. 2) was sent to the House of Commons, by Dr. Aylett and Dr. Heath:
To let them (fn. 1) know, that their Lordships have made an Order for cessing the Houses of Peers in London and Westm. towards the Weekly Maintenance for Supply of the Army.
Heads for the Conference about a Cessation of Arms.
The Speaker was to let the House of Commons know, at this Conference, "That this House agrees with the House of Commons in all the Alteration concerning the Articles touching the Cessation of Arms, e cepting the Answer to the Seventh Article of the King's; and that their Lordships do adhere to their own Vote concerning that Article."
The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and the Lords went to the Conference; which being ended, the House was resumed.
House adjourned till 10a cras.