DIE Jovis, videlicet, 26 die Aprilis.
PRAYERS, by Mr. Hodges.
Domini præsentes fuerunt:
Comes Manchester, Speaker pro Tempore.
L. Viscount Say & Seale.
|Ds. De la Warr.
Ds. Grey de Wark.
Answer from the H. C.
The Messengers sent Yesterday to the House of Commons return with this Answer:
That they concur with this House, in keeping Monday next a Fast-day.
Printers to this House.
ORDERED, That Francis Tyton and John Maycock
are appointed to be Printers to this House, upon such
Conditions as the Clerk of the Parliaments shall think
Lords to pay, coming after Prayers.
ORDERED, That the ancient Order of this House be
revived, for the Lords to pay coming after Prayers;
videlicet, every Earl Two Shillings, and every Baron
Ordinance for Gen. Monk to be Capt. General.
ORDERED, That these Lords do prepare an Ordinance in Pursuit of the Vote made Yesterday by this
House, concerning the Lord General Monck:
|L. Viscount Say & Seale.
Ds. Grey de Wark.
Their Lordships, any Four, to meet To-morrow
Morning, at Eight of the Clock.
|Mr. Rich and
Standing Orders read.
The Roll of the Standing Orders of this House,
Gen. Monk's Answer to the Message from this House.
The Earl of Manchester reported, "That his Lordship and the rest of the Lords Committees delivered
to General Monck what this House had directed
Yesterday; and the General expressed himself to this
"That he took it for a great Honour and Civility
from the House of Peers; and said, he would be
ready to carry on all Things as tend to the Safety and
Settlement of this Nation; and desired that their
Lordships would please to look forward, and not
backward, in transacting of Affairs."
Message from the H. C. for a Thanksgiving.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons,
by James Herbert Esquire; who said, "He was commanded, by the Knights, Citizens, and Burgesses of
the House of Commons, in Parliament assembled, to
acquaint this House, That they have Resolved, That
this Day Fortnight be set apart for a Day of Thanksgiving to the Lord, for raising up his Excellency the
Lord General, and other eminent Persons, who have
been instrumental in Delivery of this Nation from
Thraldom; also that they have Resolved, That this
Day Fortnight be the Day set apart for a Day of
Thanksgiving for that House, and within the Cities
of London and Westm. and late Lines of Communication; and this Day Month for the whole Nation:
To all which, the House of Commons desire their
The Answer returned to this Message from the House
of Commons was:
That the Lords do with thankful Hearts acknowledge
God's great Mercy, in delivering them out of their long
Thraldom, Confusion, and Misery; and do fully concur
with you in setting apart those public Days of Thanksgiving.
ORDERED, That these Votes be forthwith printed
Barker, Deputy Cl. of the Crown, an Assistant.
ORDERED, That Mr. Henry Barker, Deputy to Valentine Willis, Clerk of the Crown in Chancery, be admitted to sit in this House as an Assistant; it appearing
to this House, by Patent under the Great Seal of England, granted by the late King, that the said Mr. Willis
had a good Title to the said Office, and had Power to
make a Deputy.
Comes Manchester, Orator Procerum pro Tempore;
declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem crastinum, videlicet, diem Veneris, 27um diem
instantis Aprilis, 1660, hora nona Aurora, Dominis sic