House of Lords Journal Volume 6: 11 September 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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'House of Lords Journal Volume 6: 11 September 1644', in Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 6, 1643, (London, 1767-1830) pp. 700-701. British History Online [accessed 16 April 2024]


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DIE Mercurii, 11 die Septembris.


Ds. Grey de Warke, Speaker.

Comes Kent.
Comes Rutland.
Comes Pembrooke.
Comes Sarum.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Bolingbrooke.
Comes Denbigh.
L. Viscount Say & Seale.
Ds. Howard.
Ds. North.
Ds. Mountague.
Ds. Dacres.
Ds. Bruce.
Ds. Willoughby.
Ds. Wharton.

E. of Loudon added to the Assembly.

Ordered, That the Lord Lowden, Lord Chancellor of Scotland, is hereby added to be of the Assembly, to be present there, and vote and debate, upon Occasion.

Message from the H.C. for a Common Council to be called;

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

1. To desire their Lordships Concurrence in an Order in sending to the City, for calling a Common Council against Friday next.

Agreed to, with an Alteration; and this House agrees to name a Committee of Six Lords, to be named on Friday next.

and for Lord Wharton to be Lord Lieutenant of Westmorland.

2. To desire Concurrence for appointing the Lord Wharton to be Lord Lieutenant of the County of Westm. in the Room of the Lord Hastings.

Agreed to.

The Answer returned was:


That this House agrees to the making the Lord Wharton Lord Lieutenant of Westm'land; to the Order for going to the Common Council of London, their Lordships will send an Answer by Messengers of their own.

Abp. of Cant's Trial.

This Day Mr. Samuell Browne, a Member of the House of Commons, made a Summary of the whole Evidence, formerly given against the Archbishop of Canterbury.

Which being done, the Archbishop replied not; but desired his Counsel might be heard in Matter of Law.

Mr. Maynard replied, "That he desired to know to what Point his Counsel will speak to in Point of Law, that so a Case may be agreed upon, whereby a Reply may be made in Behalf of the House of Commons."

The Archbishop answered, "That his Counsel are best able to speak to this."

Hereupon they withdrew; and this House Ordered, That the Counsel of the Archbishop of Canterbury shall deliver in Writing, by them subscribed, unto the Clerk of the Parliaments, by Saturday next, before the House sits, what Points of Law they will desire to be heard in, concerning the said Archbishop of Canter.; and then the same to be communicated to those Members of the House of Commons that managed the Evidence.

Order for 200£. to transport the Forces from Wareham to Munster.

The Order lately sent from the House of Commons, concerning Two Hundred Pounds to be paid, for shipping the Soldiers that were taken at Warum, into Munster in Ireland, was read, and Agreed to. (Here enter it.)

(fn. 1) "Die Mercurii, 11 Sept. 1644.

"It is this Day Ordered, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament, That the Committee of Lords and Commons at Habberdashers Hall do make present Payment of Two Hundred Pounds, for impressing of Two Ships, to transport the Soldiers that are come from Wareham into Ireland; the Money to be paid to Mr. John Bence, who is appointed to take up the Ships."


House adjourned till 9a, Friday Morning next.


  • 1. This Order is entered the Day following in the Original, with a Note that it should be entered in this Place.