House of Lords Journal Volume 6: 14 July 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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'House of Lords Journal Volume 6: 14 July 1643', in Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 6, 1643, (London, 1767-1830) pp. 131-132. British History Online [accessed 3 March 2024]


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DIE Veneris, 14 die Julii.


Earl of Manchester, Speaker.

Answer from the H. C.

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

Broccas to be bailed.

That they delivered their Message to the House of Commons, touching the deferring of the Trial of Mr. Justice Berkeley until Saturday; and touching the Petition of John Broccas, the House of Commons are not now at Leisure to proceed against him, in regard of their important Business now in Agitation; and concerning his Desire of being bailed, the House of Commons do refer it to their Lordships Pleasure. Hereupon the House Agreed to bail him; and Ordered, That he should offer Bail to this House To-morrow Morning, to be approved of; and the Gaoler is to remit his Fees, in regard of his Poverty.

Sir Roger Smith, a Pass.

Ordered, That Sir Roger Smith shall have a Pass, to go into Holland.

Man sent for, for taking away a Horse from the Countess of Castlehaven.

Upon Information to this House, "That one Thomas Man, a Taylor, hath taken away a Horse of the Countess of Castlehaven, she being a Peer's Wife:" It is Ordered, That the said Man shall be sent for, to appear before this House presently, to answer the same, being a Breach of the Privilege of Parliament.

Report of the Conference about sending Committees to Scotland.

Next, the House took into Consideration the several Papers and Instructions brought up Yesterday at the Conference from the House of Commons, touching the Affairs of Scotland:

Papers to be sent there.

1. The Letter to the Lords of the Secret Council was read, and Agreed to, with a small Amendment.

2. The Letter to the Lords and Commissioners for the Conservation of the Peace was read, and Agreed to, with a small Amendment.

3. The Instructions were read, and Ordered to be committed to the Consideration of these Lords following, who are to make Report thereof to this House; and their Lordships were also to take into Consideration the Declaration to the State of Scotland, and the Letter to the Earl of Levin:

Committee to consider of them.

E. Northumb.
E. Bedford.
E. Pembrooke.
E. Rutland.
E. Sarum.
E. Clare.
E. Bollingbrooke.
E. Denbigh.
E. Manchester.
E. Holland.
L. Viscount Say & Seale.
Ds. Howard.
Ds. Grey de Warke.
Ds. Lovelace.

Their Lordships to meet presently, (fn. 1) in the Prince's Lodging.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and the Lords Committees retired into the Prince's Lodgings.

The Lords Committees being come into the House again, the House was resumed.

Ordinance for the Irish Adventurers.

The Ordinance for the better Encouragement of the Adventurers for Ireland was read, and approved of. (Here enter it.)

Ordered, That this Ordinance shall be printed and published forthwith.

E. of Denbigh, to go to his Command.

Ordered, That the Earl of Denbigh hath Leave of this House to go to his Employment, in Warwickeshire and the associated Counties, when he shall think fit.

L. Grey, to attend the House.

Ordered, That the Lord Gray have Notice to attend this House To-morrow Morning, at Nine of the Clock.

Taylor, a Pass.

Ordered, That Thomas Taylor shall have a Pass, to go by Ship to Hull.


House adjourned till 10a cras.


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