House of Lords Journal Volume 9: 18 February 1647

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Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 9, 1646. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.

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DIE Jovis, 18 die Februarii.

PRAYERS, by Mr. Hickes.

Domini præsentes fuerunt:

Comes Manchester, Speaker.

Comes Kent.
Comes Sarum.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Midd.
Comes Warwicke.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Suffolke.
L. Viscount Hereford.
Comes Rutland.
L. Viscount Say & Seale.
Ds. Howard.
Ds. North.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Bruce.
Ds. Willoughby.

Williamson versus Linnen.

This Day the Counsel argued the Errors in the Writ of Error depending in this House between Williamson and Hoof Plaintiff, and Lynnen Defendant.

And upon a full Hearing, it is Ordered, That the Judges shall peruse and consider of the Record, and hear the Counsel, and report the same to this House.

Jesson, Cotton's Servant, a Pass.

Ordered, That Michaell Jesson, Servant to Sir Cotton, shall have a Pass, to go into France, to bring over some Cloaths in Trunks for his Master.

Walter & Ux.

The House heard the Counsel between Wm. Walters and his Wife.

It is Ordered, That he shall have his Children sent Home to him, for their Keeping and Education; and that it be referred to all the Judges, to consider whether by the Law there may be Alimony given to a Wife, and to have Power to send for the Counsel to attend them; and Report hereof to be made to this House on Tuesday next.

Letter from the Commissioners with the King.

A Letter was read, from the Earl of Pembrooke, &c. to give Notice that the King is come to Holdenby.

(Here enter it.)

E. of Pemb. Leave to come to London for his Health.

The Speaker signified to the House, "That it is the Desire of the Earl of Pembrooke, that he might have Leave to come to London, for recovering of his Health, he being at this Time very ill-disposed in his Health."

Hereupon it is Ordered, That a Letter be written to the Earl of Pembrooke, "That this House gives him Leave to come to London, for his Health."

Order for Preservation of Game.

Ordered, That an Order shall be made, to command all Justices of Peace to preserve Game; and to take away the Guns of those Persons that shall shoot or carry a Gun contrary to the Law; and this to extend to all Places throughout the Kingdom, especially about the King's Houses.

Letter from the Commissioners with the King, that He is come to Holdenby.

For the Right Honourable the Earl of Manchester, Speaker of the House of Peers pro Tempore.

"My Lord,

By the Providence of God, which hath gone along with us from the First Step to the last in this Journey, the King is come well to Holdenby. Colonel Graves, who commanded the Convoy, hath managed his Trust with great Care and Vigilancy, and hath performed extraordinary Duty in his own Person; which we hold ourselves obliged to represent unto you. We have here Nine Hundred Horse and Dragoons, which, quartering within a little Compass, cannot but (fn. 1) be very burdensome to the Country; and therefore intreat your Lordship to move the Houses to give special Directions for their Pay. We are here now, after Five Weeks spent in this Service, attending their further Orders, according to the Commands laid upon us in our First Instructions. Our Hope and earnest Desire is, that, our Emplovment being come to this Period, you will be pleased to move their Lordships, to enjoin us to wait upon them at London; which we shall acknowledge as a very great Favour done to,

Holdenby, 16 Febr. 1646.

My Lord,

"Your Lordship's faithful Servants,

"Pembrook & Mount.
B. Denbigh.
Edw. Mountagu."


House adjourned till 10a cras.


  • 1. Deest in Originali.