House of Lords Journal Volume 6: 26 April 1644

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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 Veneris, videlicet, 26 die Aprilis.

PRAYERS, by Mr. Gibbs.

Domini præsentes fuerunt:

Ds. Grey de Warke, Speaker.

L. General.
Comes Kent.
Comes Rutland.
Comes Pembrooke.
Comes Lyncolne.
Comes Sarum.
Comes Bolingbrooke.
Comes Northumberland.
Comes Suffolke.
Ds. Willoughby.
Ds. Howard.
Ds. Bruce.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Wharton.

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 House:

Comes Northumb.
Comes Pembrooke.
Comes Sarum.
Comes Lyncolne.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Stamford.
Ds. Willoughby.
Ds. Howard.
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. 1) Newarke: The Committee having no Power to proceed in a Business of this Nature, the Committee thought it (fn. 2) 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. 2) 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 Clock.

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.


  • 1. Origin. Newake.
  • 2. Deest in Originali.