House of Lords Journal Volume 6: 11 August 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 Veneris, 11 die Augusti.


Earl of Manchester, Speaker.

Justice Mallett's Petition, to be removed to Serjeants Inn;

Upon reading the Petition of Sir Thomas Mallett Knight, One of the Judges of the Court of King's Bench; "having been Twelve Months imprisoned by this House in The Tower of London, desires to be consined to his Chamber at Serjeants Inn, and to go abroad to take the Air for his Health, as his Occasions shall require, not going Five Miles from London; with Caution to appear before this House as their Lordships shall direct; or that he may be confined to Mr. John Packer's House in Westm. with Liberty to go to Church."

to be communicated to the H. C.

Ordered, To communicate this Petition to the House of Commons, with this Sense, That their Lordships think it fit and reasonable to grant the Petition, and do recommend (fn. 1) it to them.

Message from thence, with an Ordinance.

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

1. To desire Concurrence in an Ordinance for the Delivery of The Tower of London into the Hands of Sir Rob't Harley Knight. (Here enter it.)

Agreed to.

Deputy Lientenant for Essex;

2. To desire Concurrence, that Henry Mildmay, of Graces, in Essex, Esquire, may be a Deputy Lieutenant in that County.

Agreed to.

and to expedite the Instructions for Sequestrations.

3. To desire Expedition in the Ordinance remaining with their Lordships, being additional Instructions to the Ordinance for Sequestrations.

Ordered, To be taken into Consideration.

The Answer returned was:


That this House agrees with the House of Commons, in the Ordinances now brought up; and their Lordships will take the Ordinance into Consideration, for additional Instructions to the Sequestrations.

Marquis De Vieuville's Children, a Pass.

Ordered, That Two Sons of the Marquis De Vieville shall have a Pass, to go into France, with such Horses as they brought out of Holland, being Fourteen in Number; and that the Gentleman that is at Oxford shall have a Pass, to come from Oxford, with his Horses.

Ordered, That this be communicated to the House of Commons.

Lady Dalkeith, a Pass.

Ordered, That the Lady Dalkith shall have a Pass, to go to Oxford, with a Coach and Six Horses, Servants, and Saddle-horses; and her Goods to be sent by Water to Oxford.

Countess of Leicester, a Protection.

Ordered, That the Countess of Leycester shall have a Protection, for her House in Town.

Sir John Brampston, a Protection.

Ordered, That Sir John Bramston Knight, One of His Majesty's Serjeants at Law, shall have a Protection for his House in Essex.

Mrs. Noell, a Protection for her Estate in Rutland.

Ordered, That Mrs. Noell shall have a Protection for the Lands which she holds in Jointure, in the County of Rutland, she paying all Payments according to the Ordinance of Parliament.

Ouldsworth, Wife, and Trafford's Petitions.

Upon reading the Petition of Mr. Ouldsworth and Mr. Wise; (fn. 1) and the Petition of John Tafford Esquire:

It is Ordered, That the Consideration of these Two Petitions is referred to Mr. Baron Trevor, Mr. Justice Reeves, and Mr. Justice Bacon, or any One of them; who are to certify the Truth of the State of the Business in Writing; and that both Parties are to attend on Saturday next, in the Afternoon.

Message to the H. C. with Justice Mallett's Petition, and for them to join in the Marquis De Vieuville's Children's Pass.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Edward Leech and Dr. Aylett:

To deliver to them the Petition of Justice Mallett, with their Lordships Sense, that they are willing to grant the Petition; and to acquaint them, that this House thinks it fit to grant a Pass, for the Eldest Son of the Marquis De Vieville, to come from Oxford; and to transport himself, with Eight Horses, which he brought out of Holland, into France; and that the other Son of the Marquis De Vieuville may have a Pass, to go with him into France, with Six Horses more; and to desire the House of Commons to join with their Lordships for their Transportation.

Lady Goring, a Pass.

Ordered, That the Lady Goringe shall have a Pass, to go to Oxford, with Coach and Horses, and such Servants and Horses as are necessary for her Journey.

Lady Bronkard's Goods not to be taken away.

Ordered, That the Goods of the Lady Bronckard shall be only inventorized, and not taken away out of the House, until the Pleasure of this House be further known.

Thompson, & al. a Pass.

Ordered, That Rob't Thompson, John Loader, Humphry Gillett, shall have a Pass, with their Horses, to go into Barkshire, without any Molestation or Trouble.

Sir Robert Harley to keep The Tower till Sir John Conyers hath embarked himself.

"It is this Day Ordered, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament, upon the Request of Sir John Connyers, Lieutenant of The Tower, who hath Occasion to depart this Kingdom upon important Affairs of his own, That Sir John Connyers do this Day deliver the Custody of The Tower into the Hands of Sir Robert Harley, One of the Members of the House of Commons, who is to keep the same until Sir John Connyers embark himself; and then the same to be delivered to the Hands of the Lord Mayor and Sheriffs, according to a former Ordinance made for that Purpose."


House adjourned till 10a cras.


  • 1. Deest in Originali.