DIE Martis, videlicet, 27 die Martii,
Spirituales quam Temporales, quorum nomina
subscribuntur, præsentes fuerunt:
Carolus Princeps Walliæ, etc.
p. Archiepus. Cant.
p. Archiepus. Eborum.
p. Epus. Dunelm.
p. Epus. Petriburgh.
p. Epus. Glocestren.
p. Epus. Meneven.
p. Epus. Covent. et Leich.
p. Epus. Carlien.
p. Epus. Bathon. et Well.
p. Epus. Bangor.
p. Epus. Elien.
p. Epus. Lincoln.
p. Epus. Cicestren.
p. Epus. Oxon.
p. Epus. Bristol.
p. Epus. Landaven.
p. Epus. Sarum.
Jac. Ley, Miles et Bar. Ds. Capit. Justic. Locum tenens etc.
Vicecomes Maundevil, Mag. Thes. Angliæ.
Comes Wigorn. Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
p. Marchio Buck. Magn. Admirallus Angliæ.
Comes Oxon. Mag. Cam. Angliæ.
p. Comes Richmond, Sen. Hospitii.
p. Comes Pembroc. Camer. Hospitii.
p. Comes Arundell.
p. Comes Rutland.
p. Comes Huntingdon.
p. Comes South'ton.
p. Comes Essex.
p. Comes Suffolciæ.
p. Comes Dorset.
p. Comes Sarum.
p. Comes Mountgomery.
p. Comes Bridgwater.
p. Comes North'ton.
p. Comes Warwic.
p. Comes Devon.
p. Comes March.
p. Comes Holdernesse.
p. Vicecomes Doncastr.
p. Vicecomes Feildinge.
p. Ds. Zouch.
Ds. Willoughby de Er.
Ds. Morley et Mounteg.
Ds. Dacres de Herstm.
p. Ds. Stafford.
p. Ds. Duddeley.
p. Ds. Stourton.
p. Ds. Darce de Men.
p. Ds. Wentwoorth.
p. Ds. Cromwell.
Ds. Willoughby de Par.
p. Ds. Sheffeild.
p. Ds. Paget.
Ds. Darce de Ch.
p. Ds. North.
p. Ds. Chandois.
p. Ds. Hunsdon.
p. Ds. St. John de Bletso.
p. Ds. Howard de Wal.
p. Ds. Russell.
p. Ds. Gray de Grooby.
p. Ds. Peter.
p. Ds. Danvers.
p. Ds. Say et Seale.
p. Ds. Denny.
Ds. Stanhope de Har.
p. Ds. Carew.
p. Ds. Houghton.
Ds. Stanhope de Shelf.
p. Ds. Digby.
Committees to examine the Journal Book.
LORDS Committees to view and examine the Entries
of the Journal Book:
E. of Arundell.
E. of Huntingdon.
E. of South'ton.
E. of Dorsett.
E. of Warwicke.
L. Bp. of Duresme.
L. Bp. of Bath and W.
L. Bp. of Covent. et Leich.
|L. Bp. of Lincolne.
To meet in the Little Committee Chamber, near
the Parliament Presence, on such Days and Time
as their Lordships shall agree.
The 26th of March yearly to be observed.
Moved again by divers Lords, and Ordered and
Agreed, That, in respect of the King's Majesty's Gracious
Speech here on the Twenty-sixth of March, the same
Day shall be yearly a Sermon-day throughout all England,
especially at Westm. and all the Lords then in Town to
resort unto it; and it was further Ordered and Decreed,
That, at all Parliaments, on the Twenty-sixth of March,
the Lords shall sit in their Robes.
This Day, the Lord Admiral delivered from His Majesty hearty Thanks to the Lords of this House, for
their Sentence given Yesterday upon Mompesson, it being
so just, and yet moderate in respect of the Heinousness of
the Offence. And that His Majesty, out of His Love
to His People, and in Detestation of the said Crimes, is
pleased (ex abundante) to inflict perpetual Banishment
upon the said Mompesson out of all His Majesty's Dominions.
Heads for the Conference reported.
The Commons were ready in the Painted Chamber
for the Conference (agreed on Yesterday); and, before
the Lords went to the said Conference, the Lord Treasurer
first repeated to the Lords what his Lordship was to
deliver (by Direction of the House) unto the Commons.
1. To make a short Recital of His Majesty's Gracious
Speech here Yesterday.
2. His Majesty's good Allowance and Approbation of
the Sentence given Yesterday against Mompesson; and
that His Majesty (out of His Grace and Favour to His
People) will add to that Punishment perpetual Banishment.
3. That the Lords of this House Yesterday presented
(by the Prince) their humble Thanks unto His Majesty, for His Majesty's Gracious Speech unto them,
which His Majesty well accepted of.
4. To let them know, that the Lords have considered
of the Precedents of Empson and Dudley; and they do
not concur with this of Mompesson, for that they were indicted of Treason.
Records of Parliament.
It is Ordered, That the Records of this Parliament be
entered and enrolled, videlicet, the Journal Book to be
ingrossed in Parchment; and the Acts, Judgments, and
Standing Orders of the House, be inrolled and kept in
That the King's Counsel draw up the Proceedings
against Mompesson, and shew it to the Lords Sub-Committees, to be considered of, and then inrolled.
Message to the Lower House.
Message to the Lower House, by Mr. Serjeant Crew
and Mr. Attorney General,
That, if the Commons will send any Matter of Business unto the Lords of this House, they will be pleased
to send it this Forenoon, for that their Lordships will
not sit in the Afternoon. If they have no Matter of
Business now to send, their Lordships with them all Happiness in their Departure and Return.
That they will return Answer, by Messengers of their
Message from the Lower House.
Message from the Lower House by Mr. Secretary
Calverte and others:
"The Knights, Citizens, and Burgesses of the House
of Commons have received the Noble Message sent
to them by the Lords; for which they give their
Lordships most humble Thanks. That they do cease
from their Businesses also this Morning. They acknowledge the great good Respect between the Two
Houses, which hath been more this Parliament than
ever, which they for their Parts will endeavour to
continue. And so they wish all Honour and Prosperity unto their Lordships."
The humble Petition of Leonard Lovyes was read,
touching Evidences, unduly gotten out of the Chancery,
and threatened by his Adversaries to be burnt.
The Earl of Huntingdon, in the Absence of the Earl
of Arundell, as first of the Committees, is to appoint
the Time of their Lordships Meeting to view the Journal Book, and for such other Matters as are committed
to their Lordships.
Collection of Money for searching Records.
And whereas their Lordships had employed divers
Gentlemen to search Records, and to take Notes for
their Lordships, who had taken great Pains therein, it
was Ordered, Each Earl and Viscount to pay Forty
Shillings, and each Bishop and Baron to pay Twenty
Shillings; and they which have Proxies to pay for the
absent Lords; the Money to be received by the Lords
Sub-committees; and, out of the same, to be distributed
by their Lordships, first, a Reward to the said Gentlemen, such as their Lordships shall think fit; and, if any
Overplus be, to dispose also of the same where their Lordships shall please: And that the said Gentlemen shall
transcribe their Notes and Precedents in Parchment,
to be kept.
The Names of the Three Committees, appointed 21
March, to take the Examination, in causa Domini Can
cellarii now read: videlicet.
1. E. of Arundell.
L. Bp. of Duresme.
This Day was added the Lord Danvers.
Mr. Baron Denham to attend the Lords.
2. E. of Huntingdon.
L. Bp. of Winch.
This Day was added the Lord Walden.
Mr. Serjeant Crew to attend the Lords.
3. E. of South'ton.
L. Bp. of Covent and L.
This Day were added, L. North. L. Russell.
Mr. Attorney General to attend the Lords.
To meet severally (notwithstanding this Cessation),
and to take the Examinations of such as are sworn,
and to prepare the same against the next Sitting.
(V. Ordin. 23 Martii.)
Dominus Capitalis Justiciarius, Locum tenens Domini Cancellarii, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Martis, videlicet, decimum
septimum diem Aprilis proxime sequentem, Dominis