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 Lunæ, 15 die Martii.
PRAYERS, by Mr. Wilkinson.
Domini præsentes fuerunt:
Comes Manchester, Speaker.
Ds. De Lawarr.
Alderman Fowkes and the E. I. Co.
Ordered, That the Cause between Alderman Foukes and the East India Company shall be put off till the 1st of May next; and then to be heard by Counsel on both Sides.
Hamiltons versus E. of Antrim.
Upon reading the Petition of Anne, Alice, and Valentyne Hamilton, Daughters of Sir Claude (fn. 1) Hamilton, Knight; shewing, "That the Earl of Antrim, who is now in Rebellion, stands indebted unto them in One Thousand Six Hundred Pounds; therefore desires some Relief, for their Subsistence, out of the Estate the said Earl hath in this Kingdom in the Right of his Wife the Dutchess of Buckingham, that so they may be preserved from Extremities:"
It is Ordered, That this House will consider further hereof, when there shall be Proof made to this House that there is a just Debt, and what it is.
Answer to the King, about His Chaplains attending Him.
Ordered, That the Earl of Lyncolne is added to the Committee for drawing up a Letter to the King's Two last Letters, to this Sense, "That, if the King thinks fit to admit such of His Chaplains as have taken the Covenant, (fn. 2) they are inclined to give them Leave."
King's Children to be removed to Hampton Court.
The Earl of Northumb. desired to know the Pleasure of the House, "Whether they will not think it fit that the King's Children shall be removed to some of the King's Houses, to take the Air, for some Part of this Summer?"
And this House thought it fit that the King's Children be removed to Hampton Court, for some Part of this Summer; and that the Concurrence of the House of Commons be desired herein.
Prisoners in The Tower to pay their Fees before they are released.
Ordered, That all Prisoners that are, or shall be, in the Custody of the Lieutenant of The Tower of London shall pay their due Fees to the Lieutenant of The Tower and the other Officers there, before they be released out of their Custody; and likewise to pay the Fees to the Officers of this House.
Delinquents discovered by the E. of Lincoln, and Ed. Willoughby, to be examined.
Upon Motion of the Lord Willoughby: It is Ordered, That the Committee (fn. 3) at Haberdasher Hall shall examine concerning the Delinquency of such Person as the Lord Willoughby shall acquaint that Committee with.
Ordered, That the Committee at Habberdashers Hall shall examine concerning the Delinquency of such a Person as the Earl of Lyncolne shall discover to them.
Serjeant Glanvile to be bailed.
The House this Day approved of the Bail of Serjeant Glanvile; and the Recognizance was taken presently:
"The Condition of the abovesaid Recognizance is, That the said Serjeant John Glanvile shall be forthcoming, and appear before the Lords in Parliament, within Twenty Days next after Notice shall be given at the Dwelling-house of the said Samuell Mico, in Walbrooke, London."
Ordinance to regulate Oxford University.
The House was adjourned during Pleasure into a Committee, to take into further Consideration the Ordinance for regulating the University of Oxon.
The House was resumed.
Major Steward, a Protection till his Arrears are paid.
Upon reading the Petition of Major Robert Steward; shewing, "That there is Thirty Pounds owing to him by the State, for his Service in the Wars; for Want thereof, to pay his Debts, he being in Danger to be arrested by his Creditors:"
It is Ordered, That the said Major Robert Steward shall have the Protection of this House, until he can receive his Arrears from the State, to pay his Debts.
Message to the H. C. with the Petition of the Bishop of London's Tenants;
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Doctor Aylett and Doctor Heath:
To deliver to them the Petition of the Tenants of the Bishop of London; and let them know, that this House hath appointed a Committee to consider of it, and what is fit to be done for their Relief; and to desire them to nominate a Committee, to join with their Lordships therein.
and about removing the King's Children to Hampton Court.
2. To acquaint them, "That the Earl of Northumb. desiring to know the Pleasure of the Houses, whether he might not remove the King's Children to some of the King's Houses near London, and to which House, to take the Air, the Season of the Year drawing on; and that the Lords think it fit that he remove them to Hampton Court;" and desire their Concurrence therein.
House adjourned till 10a cras.