Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 8, 1645-1647. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Martis, 17 die Martii.
PRAYERS, by Mr. Marshall.
Sir W. Russell & al. and Lenthall & al.
Ordered, That Sir Wm. Russell, &c. shall have a Copy of Mr. Lenthall's Petition, and return Answer thereunto to this House with all convenient Speed.
Upon reading the Petition of Howell Jones: It is Ordered, To be referred to the Committee of Sequestrations, to give such Relief to the Petitioner as they think fit.
Savery, a Protection.
Ordered, That Mr. Christopher Savery shall have the Protection of this House for his Person, for so much as this State owes him for his Service in the Public; and the Time to be for Six Months.
Report of the Conference on the Propositions for a Peace;
The Speaker reported the Effect of the Conference Yesterday with the House of Commons.
"1. Concerning the Propositions:
"They do adhere to their former Vote for continuing the Earl of Darby, John Lord Pawlett, Sir John Byron, Sir John Straingwayes, and John Bodvile, to the Fifteenth Proposition, and First Qualification, as it went from them.
"They do agree to the Lords, for the adding of George Carterett now called Sir George Carterett, Sir Charles Dallison Knight, Sir Edward Nicolas, John Ashburnham Esquire, and Sir Edward Herbert His Majesty's Attorney General, to the First Qualification; but not unto Richard Lane Esquire, now called Sir Richard Lane.
" (fn. 1) They do adhere to their former Vote, for continuing the Lord Brudnell, Sir Francis Howard, and Wm. Shelden of Beely, in the Second Qualification of the Fifteenth Proposition, as they went from them.
"They do agree with the Lords, for the adding of the Earl of Worcester to the Second Qualification of the Fifteenth Proposition.
"They do agree with the Lords, that the Fifth Qualification, concerning the Judges, &c. in the Fifteenth Proposition, (fn. 2) be totally omitted; and, instead thereof, the other sent from the Lords inserted.
"They agree with the Lords, that, in the last Branch in the Eleventh Qualification of the Fifteenth Proposition, these Words ["on the 25th Day of March"] to be made ["the First of May next"] for Persons to come in.
"They agree with the Lords, that the Twelfth Qualification of the Fifteenth Proposition be wholly omitted, in regard it is inserted among the Propositions concerning Monies.
"And concerning One of the Votes sent to them concerning the Militia of London, they have thought fit to make these Alterations:
"Leave out, beginning in the First Line with the Word ["that"] to the Word ["that"] in the Fourth Line.
"Insert in the Eighth Line, between the Word ["City"] and the Word ["for"] ["and the Liberties thereof"].
"Put out, in the same Line, the Word ["thereof"], and insert instead thereof ["of the same."]
"Insert in the Eleventh Line, between the Word ["the"] and the Word ["making"], ["Tenth of January, 1641"].
"Leave out from the Word ["Proposition"] in the Twelfth Line, to the Word ["that"] in the Eighteenth Line.
"They desire to receive an Answer from their Lordships to the Propositions sent up concerning the City of London.
and concerning Instructions for the Committee going into the West.
"The next Part of the Conference was; concerning the Instructions to be given to Committees that are to go into the West, they agree to the Alterations sent down; except to the Proviso, (videlicet,)
"["That no Power hereby granted or intended shall extend to the lessening any Power to the Lord Lieutenant of the said County"]; and after, add these,
"["That all who are of the Committee of the Western Association, and shall not at any Time be within the said Counties, shall be of the said Committee"].
Resolved, upon the Question, That this House adheres to their former Resolutions concerning the aforesaid Proviso.
To the latter Clause, this House adds these Words to it, (videlicet,) ["are Members of either House of Parliament, and"].
Ordered, To have a Conference with the House of Commons To-morrow Morning, concerning the Instructions for the Committee that are to go into the West.
Ingleand Ford versus Cornwallis.
Ordered, That the Cause between Ingle and Cornwallis shall be further heard at this Bar, on Friday come Sevennight, being the 27th of Instant March.
Message to the H. C. for a Conference aboutthe Instructions for the West.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Edw. Leech and Mr. Page:
To desire a Conference, To-morrow Morning at Ten of the Clock, in the Painted Chamber, concerning the Instructions that are to go into the West.