House of Lords Journal Volume 6: 17 August 1644

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 Sabbati, 17 die Augusti.

PRAYERS, by Dr. Smith.

Ds. Grey de Warke, Speaker.

Comes Kent.
Comes Lyncolne.
Comes Rutland.
Comes Stamford.
L. Viscount Say & Seale.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Denbigh.
Ds. North.
Ds. Mountague.
Ds. Dacres.
Ds. Berkley.

Answers from the H. C.

Sir Edward and Mr. Page, sent Yesterday with a Message to the House of Commons, return with this Answer:

That they agree to send the Order to The States Ambassadors. (Here enter it.) But concerning Mr. Murraie's Pass, they will send an Answer by Messengers of their own.

Mr. Serjeant Whitfield and Mr. Serjeant Fynch, sent Yesterday with a Message to the House of Commons, return with this Answer:

That they agree to the Printing of the Ordinance for Martial Law; and that it be published by the Sheriffs of London, and the Sheriffs of the respective Counties within the Command of the Parliament.

Vanienden and Godskall.

Upon hearing the Cause between Mrs. Vanenden and some Dutchmen, Elders of the Dutch Church, by the Counsel of Mrs. Vanenden: It is Ordered, That the Counsel on Behalf of the Dutchmen shall be heard on Friday next; and that a Warrant be granted, to the Person whose Name shall be given in, to bring in Mr. Vanenden's Will against the Time of Hearing; and that an Order be granted, to bring Mr. Hatt, an Attorney, to appear (fn. 1) before this House, at the Hearing, to give his Testimony on Behalf of Mrs. Vanenden.

Committee to treat with The States Ambassadors.

"It is this Day Ordered, by the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, That the Earl of Northumb. Earl of Kent, Earl of Lyncolne, Earl of Stamford, Lord Viscount Say & Seale, Lord North, Lord Grey, Mr. Greene, Dr. Eden, Mr. Selden, Mr. Prideaux, Mr. Vassall, Sir Benjamin Rydeard, Sir Dudley North, Sir Christofer Yelverton, Sir Symonds D'Ewes, Mr. Roll, Sir Henry Vane Senior, Mr. Cage, and Sir Walter Erle, be appointed a Committee, to treat with the Lords Ambassadors of The States of The United Provinces, touching their Complaints of Damages done unto their Subjects in their Ships and Merchandize, by the Ships set forth by the Parliament; and to receive the Complaints of the Subjects of this Kingdom, of Injuries and Damages done them by the Subjects of The States; and that Notice be given unto their Lordships of this Order accordingly, by the Clerk of the Lords House."

Ordinance for the due Payment of Tithes.

Ordered, That the Committee for the Ordinance concerning Tithes shall meet on Monday Morning, to consider of it; and the Earl of Kent, Earl of Rutland, and the Lord Berkley, are added to be of that Committee.

Committees of both Houses not to sit in this House.

Ordered, That no mixt Committee of both Houses, nor any Committee of the House of Commons, shall sit in this House upon a Business, but in the Painted Chamber; according to a former Order of this House touching this Particular.


House adjourned till 9a, Monday Morning next.


  • 1. Deest in Originali.