Die Mercurii, 10 Junii, 1646.
ORdered, That it be referred to the Commissioners of
the Great Seal, to appoint Judges to ride the Circuits
in all the Countries where with Safety they may go: And,
if there be not Judges enough to go all the Circuits, that
they do appoint Serjeants at Law to supply the Want of
Judges: And that the Committee of the Revenue do
confer with the Commissioners of the Great Seal, and settle
sitting Allowances to such as they shall think fit.
Sir William Lewes,' Mr. Dennis Bond, Mr. Grimston,
Mr. Alderman Pennington, Sir Dudley North, Mr. John
Ashe, Mr. Swynfen, Mr. Hill, Mr. Herbert Haye, Sir William Constable, Mr. White, Mr. Baynton, Sir Thomas Widdrington, Mr. Walter Long, Sir Anthony Irby, Sir Henry
Vane, Sir Robert Pye, Sir Philip Stapilton, Mr. Sandys,
Mr. Ball, Mr. Scott, Mr. Nathanael Fiennes, Mr. Boys,
Sir Edmund Fowell, Mr. Lisle, Mr. Wheeler, Sir Charles
Egerton, Mr. Wallop, Sir Edward Aiscough, Mr. Broxholme: And all that will come, are to have Voices:
Mr. Wallop and Mr. Ball are particularly to take care
of this Business:
This Committee is appointed to consider of the whole
Debate, this Day had in the House, touching Landlords
and Tenants; and to bring in an Expedient upon the said
Debate; and to report it to the House with all Speed:
And that this Committee be added to the Committee formerly appointed to consider of the Business of Tenants:
And they are to meet upon it To-morrow at Three of
the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Exchequer-Court.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir Edward Leech and
The Lords have commanded us to put you in mind of
a Message they formerly sent unto you, concerning the
Reception of the French Ambassador; and desire you will
take it into speedy Consideration: And further to let you
know, That the Ambassador's Steward, that is sent hither
to provide for him, doth dislike Goring-House: And therefore their Lordships have thought fit, that Hatton-House
should be appointed for the said Ambassador, if you
think it convenient.
A Letter from the Prince his Highness, of 10 Maii
1646, from the Island of Jersey, to Sir David Cunningham; another Letter from the Prince, of 21 Maii 1646,
from Elizabeth-Castle in the Island of Jersey; with a List
of the Names of such Servants and Horses as his Highness expects to come to him to Jersey; were all this Day
read; and nothing done upon them.
The Letters were delivered back to Mr. Whittacre.
Ordered, That Captain Wingate shall have Leave to be
examined in the Cause which (as the House is informed)
is now upon Tryal in the Commons Pleas; he being a material Witness therein.
Sir Robert Pye went to the Lords with the Message he
was Yesterday appointed to carry to the Lords: And
Brings Answer, That, to all the Particulars of that
Message, they will send Answer by Messengers of their own.
Sir Peter Wentworth carried to the Lords the Votes
concerning Delinquents, which he was Yesterday appointed to carry to them.
He likewise carried to them, for their Concurrence, an
Ordinance for taking off the Delinquency of John le Hunt:
And was to put the Lords in mind of passing the Pardon
Ordered, &c. That it be referred to the Committee of
Foreign Affairs, to consider the Way and Manner of the
Reception of the Extraordinary French Ambassador, that
the House is informed is coming over; and to peruse and
consider of the ancient Manner of Entertainment of Ambassadors: They are further to consider, by what Authority or Commission Monsieur Augier doth act in France;
and whether he be entertained and owned by the Court of
France, as an Agent from the Parliament of England; and
whether it be fit for him to have any other Commission:
And that this Report be made on Friday Morning
Answer returned by the same Messengers; That this
House hath considered their Lordships Message; and will
send Answer by Messengers of their own.
Sir Philip Stapleton went up to the Lords, to desire
them to expedite the Propositions for Peace.
An Ordinance for the Discharge of the Delinquency of
Sir John Watts Knight was this Day read; and nothing
done upon it.
Ordered, &c. That it be referred to a Committee, to
consider of the Articles for Surrender of Chirke-Castle;
and of the Carriage of Sir John Watts since the Surrender
thereof; and what the Engagements are from the Committee
of both Kingdoms, or from Colonel Mitton, to him, upon
the Surrender thereof: And that the Members of this
House who serve for the County of Salop, be the Committee to whom this Business is referred: Who are to report the same to the House.
Ordered, &c. That Colonel Norton do make the Report of the Business of Portsmouth To-morrow Morning
at Ten of the Clock.
Sir Peter Wentworth brings Answer from the Lords,
That, as to the Ordinance for a Pardon to Mr. John Le
Hunt, for his Delinquency; they do agree: And, as to the
Votes concerning Delinquents, and the Form of the Pardon for their Discharge; they will send Answer by Messengers of their own.
Sir Philip Stapleton brings Answer, That the Lords are
now in Consideration of the Propositions; and that they
will lose no Time in this Business; and will send Answer
by Messengers of their own.
Ordered, &c. That the Ordinance concerning the Excise of Salt be read To-morrow Morning, the first
A Letter was this Day read from the Earl of Cambridge,
from Chelsey, of 2 Junii 1646, directed to Mr. Speaker,
desiring the Restitution, as well of the Pictures and
Goods in the Custody of the Earl of Denbigh, as all
other belonging to him, wheresoever they lie, by any Order from this House.
Sir Peter Wentworth, Sir Robert Pye, Sir John Danvers, Mr. Lisle, Mr. Corbett, Sir William Waller, Mr.
Popham, Sir John Evelyn, Mr. Fiennes, Mr. Holles, Mr.
Holland, Sir William Lewes, Sir Henry Vane, Mr. Blackeston, Sir Dudley North, Mr. Abbott, Mr. Greene, Sir
Philip Stapleton, Mr. Boughton, Sir Henry Mildmay, Sir
Arthur Haselrige, Sir Thomas Wroth, Sir John Burgoyne,
Sir Henry Cholmeley, Mr. Marten, Sir John Holland;
This Committee is appointed to consider of and examine, upon what Grounds the Pictures and Goods of the
Earl of Cambridge were seized, and put in Custody: And
are to confer with the Earl of Denbigh upon this Business,
in whose Custody some of the Goods of the said Earl
now are: They are likewise to consider and peruse such
Informations, Papers, and Letters, as have come, concerning the said Earl: And are to meet To-morrow at
Three of Clock, in the Court of Wards: And have
Power to send for Parties, Witnesses, Papers, and Records.