House of Commons Journal Volume 4
29 May 1646

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 4: 29 May 1646', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 4: 1644-1646 (1802), pp. 558. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=23705 Date accessed: 23 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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Die Veneris, 29 Maii, 1646.

Prayers.

MR. Calamy, who was desired to preach before the Commons on the next Fast-Day, desiring to excuse himself, by reason of Indisposition of Health;

It is Ordered, That Mr. Marshall be desired to preach at St. Margaret's, Westminster, on the next monthly FastDay, before the Commons: And that Mr. Rose do acquaint him with this Desire of the Commons.

Ordered, That the Report from the Commissioners late residing with the Scotts Army be proceeded in until Ten of the Clock: And that, at Ten of the Clock, peremptorily, the House do resume the Debate of Yesterday, concerning the King's Letter or Warrant to Sir Thomas Glemham.

Mr. Pierpont reports several Papers, containing the Passages between the Commissioners of the Parliament of England and the Commissioners of the Parliament of Scotland residing with the Forces before Newarke; viz. A Paper of the English Commissioners, of 28 Martii 1646, concerning their Powers and Instructions from the Parliament of England: A Paper from the Scotts Commissioners, of 30 Martii 1646, containing their Answer to the Paper of 28 Martii, concerning the English Commissioners Powers: A Paper of 4 Aprilis 1646, concerning the Entertainment of the Scotts Army: A Paper of the same Date, containing the English Commissioners Answer to the Scotts Commissioners Paper of 4 Aprilis, concerning the Entertainment of their Army: A Paper of the English Commissioners, of 7 Aprilis 1646, concerning the supernumerary Horse of the Scotts Army, and their Misdemeanors: A Paper of 10 Aprilis 1646, from the Scotts Commissioners, containing their Answer to the Paper of 7 Aprilis 1646: A Paper of 10 Aprilis 1646, containing the English Commissioners Reply to the latter Part of the Scotts Answer concerning Misdemeanors: A Paper of 15 Aprilis 1646, containing the English Commissioners Reply to the First Part of the Scotts Commissioners Answer of the Tenth of Aprilis, concerning their supernumerary Horse: A Paper of 17 Aprilis 1646, containing the Scotts Commissioners Answer to the English Commissioners Reply of the Tenth of April, concerning Misdemeanors: A Paper from the English Commissioners, of 10 Aprilis 1646, That all Englishmen, who have served the Enemy, and not submitted to Ordinances of Parliament . . . . . . out of the Scottish Army: A Paper of the Scotts Commissioners, of 17 Aprilis 1646, containing the Scotts Commissioners Answer to the Paper of 10 Aprilis, concerning the Removal of Englishmen, who have been in Arms against the Parliament, out of the Scotts Army: A Paper of the English Commissioners, containing the Names of divers Englishmen in the Scottish Army, who have served the Enemy: A Paper of 17 Aprilis 1646, from the Scotts Commissioners, containing their Proposition for the Maintenance of their Army: A Paper of 17 Aprilis 1646, containing the English Commissioners Answer to the Scotts Proposition concerning the Maintenance of their Army.

All which several Papers were this Day read.

And it is Resolved, &c. That this Report of the Proceedings of the Commissioners of both Houses, late resideing with the Forces before Newarke, be proceeded in, the first Business, To-morrow Morning; and continued until Ten of the Clock.

The House, according to Order, took into further Consideration the Business of the Debate of the King's Letter or Warrant to Sir Thomas Glemham.

Resolved, &c. That the King's Letter to both Houses, and the Scotts Commissioners, from Newcastle, of 18 Maii 1646; and likewise the Letter or Warrant from the King, from Newcastle, of the same Date, directed to Sir Thomas Glemham, the Governor of Oxon; shall be now read.

The Question being put, Whether this House should agree with the Lords, That, for the preventing the further Effusion of Blood, that the Letter from his Majesty to Sir Thomas Glemham may be sent, by a Messenger from both Houses, to the General; to be by him forthwith sent to Sir Thomas Glemham;

The House was divided.

The Yeas went forth.

Tellers for the Yea, Sir John Holland, With the Yeas, 103.
Sir Wm. Lewes:
Tellers for the Noe, Sir John Evelyn, With the Noe, 145.
Sir Arthur Hesilrige:

So as the Question passed with the Negative.

Resolved, &c. That Reasons be offered to the Lords, at a Conference, Why this House cannot agree with the Lords, in sending the Letter or Warrant, which came from the King, directed to Sir Thomas Glemham, concerning the Delivery up of Oxford.

Sir Henry Vane, Sir Henry Vane junior, Mr. Pierpont, Mr. Sollicitor, Sir John Evelyn, Mr. Samuel Browne, Mr. Prideaux, Sir Wm. Armyn, Sir Philip Stapilton, Mr. Selden, Sir Arthur Hesilrige;

This Committee, or any Three of them, are to prepare Reasons to be offered to the Lords, at a Conference, Why this House cannot agree with their Lordships, in sending the Letter or Warrant, which came from the King, directed to Sir Thomas Glemham, concerning the Delivery up of Oxford: And are to meet upon it this Afternoon, in the Queen's Court.

Resolved, &c. That, To-morrow Morning at Ten of the Clock, peremptorily, the House do proceed to take into Consideration the Business of Propositions for a safe and well-grounded Peace.

Ordered, That the Paper from the Scotts Commissioners, concerning the Northern Counties, be taken into Consideration on Monday Morning next.

Resolved, &c. That the House do now rise. And

Mr. Speaker adjourned the House accordingly.