House of Lords Journal Volume 6: 22 June 1643

Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 6, 1643. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.

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DIE Jovis, videlicet, 22 die Junii.


Earl of Manchester, Speaker this Day.

E. of Berkshire's Goods not to be taken away.

Upon Information to this House, "That the Goods of the Earl of Berks will be carried out of his House at St. James, contrary to the Order of this House:"

It is Ordered, That the Goods of the Earl Berks shall not be removed, nor carried away from thence, until the further Pleasure of this House be known.

Message to the H. C. about the Committees for Sequestrations.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Rob't Rich and Mr. Page:

To let them know, that their Lordships have added Two Lords more to the Committee for Sequestrations; and that their Lordships have given the Committee Power to compound and regulate the Sequestrations, for allowing to Widows and Children some Allowance, for their Maintenance, out of the Estates of those that are sequestered; and to desire them to add a proportionable Number of their House, and to give their Committees the same Power, and to Order them to meet constantly.

Message from thence, for a Conference about raising Horses.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Rob't Pye Knight:

To desire a present Conference, if it may stand with their Lordships Conveniency, touching the Ordinance for listing of Horses.

The Answer returned was:


That their Lordships will give a present Conference, as is desired.

L. Grey to go to Scotland;

The Lord Grey of Warke signified to this House, That, according to their Lordships Order, he is come to attend this House, from his Charge in the Army; and desired to know the Pleasure of this House:"

And the Speaker told his Lordship, "That the Occasion of their Lordships sending for him was to give him Notice, that their Lordships have nominated him to be a fit Person, to be sent, with a Committee of the House of Commons, into the Kingdom of Scotland, about the Affairs concerning this Kingdom."

desires to be excused.

The Lord Grey desired their Lordships to excuse him in it, in regard of his ill Health and Weakness of Body.

Hereupon this House Ordered, To respite this Business until To-morrow.

Vaughan and Flood.

Ordered, That this House will hear the Difference between Captain Vaughan and Captain Flood, on Tuesday next, at this Bar; and Witnesses on both Sides are to be produced.

Delinquents sent for, for molesting the Person appointed to keep the Chain in Old Palace Yard.

Upon the humble Petition of Charles Best, appointed by the Gentleman Usher of this House to keep the Chain in The Ould Pallace; shewing, "That Robert Hopkins, Mary Prichard, Cicily Wind, and Bridgett Swaine, have contemned their Lordships Orders in this Business, and abused the Petitioner by Words:"

Hereupon this House Ordered, That the Persons complained against shall appear before this House To (fn. 1) morrow Morning; and then their Lordships will give Order herein, according to Justice.

The Answer returned by the Messengers from the House of Commons was:

Answer from the H. C.

That they will send an Answer, concerning the Committee of Sequestrations, by Messengers of their own.

Message from the H.C. to communicate the Articles against the Queen.

A Message was brought up from the House of Commons, by Mr. Stroude:

To desire that, whereas their Lordships are pleased to give a Conference touching the listing of Horses, they desire their Lordships would give them Liberty, at the same Conference, to offer the Articles, which would prove the Charge against the Queen.

The Answer returned was:


That their Lordships are contented to hear what they will offer concerning the Queen.

Wincott, Kester, and Chapman.

Ordered, That this House will hear the Cause between Wincott and Kester and Chapman on Monday come Sevennight, at this Bar, by Counsel and Witnesses on both Sides.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and the Lords went to the Conference; which being ended, the House was resumed.

Mr. Wheeler, a Pass to Holland.

Ordered, That Mr. Wheeler shall have a Pass, to go into Holland.


House adjourned till 10 a cras.


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