Die Jovis, videlicet, 23 die Junii,
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales, quorum nomina subscribuntur, præsentes fuerunt:
p. Epus. Dunelm.
p. Epus. Norwiecn.
p. Epus. Roffen.
p. Epus. Co. et Lich.
p. Epus. Bath. et W.
p. Epus. Bangor.
p. Epus. Elien.
p. Epus. Cicestren.
p. Epus. Landaven.
p. Epus. Sarum.
p. Epus. Meneven.
p. Epus. Bristol.
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|p. Epus. Lincoln, Ds. Custos Mag. Sigilli Angliæ.
p. Ds. Ley, Magnus Thesaur. Angliæ.
p. Vicecomes Maundevill, Præsidens Concilii Domini Regis.
Comes Wigorn, Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
Dux Buckingham, Mag. Admirallus Angliæ.
Comes Oxon, Mag. Camerar. Angliæ.
p. Comes Arundell et Surr. Comes Mares. Angliæ.
p. Comes Pembroc, Senes. Hospitii et Camerar. Hospitii.
p. Comes Kancii.
p. Comes Lincoln.
p. Comes Nottingham.
p. Comes Dorsett.
p. Comes Leicestriæ.
p. Comes North'ton.
p. Comes Warwice.
p. Comes Devon.
p. Comes Cantabr.
p. Comes Holdernesse.
p. Comes Denbigh.
p. Comes Clare.
p. Comes Bolingbrooke.
p. Comes Westmerland.
p. Vicecomes Maunsfield.
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Ds. Morley et M.
Ds. Dacres de H.
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Ds. Herbert de Sh.
p. Ds. Darcy et M.
p. Ds. Wentworth.
Ds. St. John de Bas.
p. Ds. Sheffeild.
Ds. Howard de W.
p. Ds. Russell.
Ds. Grey de Groby.
p. Ds. Spencer.
Ds. Stanhope de H.
Ds. Arundell de W.
Ds. Stanhope de Sh.
p. Ds. Cary de Lep.
Ds. Grey de W.
p. Ds. Roberts de Truro.
MESSAGE from the House of Commons, by Sir
Richard Weston, Chancellor of the Exchequer, and
Message from the H. C. for Conference to petition for a Fast.
The Knights, Citizens, and Burgesses of the Commons House of Parliament, do congratulate with your
Lordships the happy Assembly of this Parliament; and
to express their earnest Affection to continue the Union
and Good-understanding between both Houses, they
desire a Conference with your Lordships, for joining in
Petition unto the King's Majesty, for a General Fast
throughout the whole Kingdom. The Time and Place,
and Number of Committees, they humbly leave unto
The Messengers were withdrawn; and the House
having considered of this Message, and agreed on a
Committee for that Conference, they were called in
again; and this Answer was delivered by the Lord
That the Lords have taken this Message into Consideration; and return Thanks for the Congratulation.
Their Lordships promise all good Union and Understanding, for their Parts, between the Two Houses;
and, for a Taste thereof, they have appointed a Committee of Four and Twenty, to confer with a Committee of the Commons, about this Petition to be made
unto the King. To meet presently, in the Painted
Chamber, so as the Business of that House will then
Committee for the Conference.
The Names of the Lords Committees appointed for
the said Conference: videlicet,
L. Archbp. of Cant.
L. Privy Seal.
E. of Dorset.
E. of Clare.
L. Bp. of (fn. *)
L. Bp. of Co. et Lich.
L. Bp. of Bath et W.
L. Bp. of St. Davids.
|L. Bp. of Carlile.
L. Grey of Gro.
L. Cary of L.
L. Roberts of Truro.
To meet in the Painted Chamber, presently.
The Lords being returned from the Conference, the
Lord Archbishop of Cant. reported, That the Committee for the Commons presented unto their Lordships
a Petition, to be made unto the King, wherein they had
left a Blank for your Lordships to be joined with them,
if you please.
The which Petition was presently read; and the
Blank being filled with these Words, videlicet, ["Lords
Spiritual and Temporal, and"] was again, the Second
Time, read, and generally Assented unto by the whole
The Tenor of the said Petition followeth, in hæc
"Most Gracious Sovereign,
Petition of both Houses for a General Fast.
"We Your Majesty's most loyal and dutiful Subjects, the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, now assembled in Parliament, to consult and
advise of the great and weighty Affairs of Church
and State; knowing that all human Councils and
Helps, without God's Divine Assistance, are of no
Force; and observing that God hath already laid
his Hand upon us, by Pestilence and unseasonable
Weather, threatening a Famine: For these and many
other important Reasons, do, as in Duty we conceive
ourselves bound, and, as a Thing most suitable to the
present Times and Occasions, humbly beseech Your
Majesty, That You will be pleased to command a
General Fast throughout Your whole Kingdom;
that so, humbling ourselves by Fasting and Prayer,
we may, upon our true Repentance, make our Peace
with God, and thereby both divert His heavy Judgements inflicted and deserved, and draw down a Blessing
upon our Consultations and Councils, and upon Your
Majesty's Sacred Person, Your Kingdoms, and all
Your Royal Designs and Enterprizes."
His Majesty's Pleasure to be understood, concerning the Time of presenting the Petition.
The House having thus generally assented to join in
the Delivery of this Petition; First, their Lordships
agreed to send Two Lords, Members of this House,
unto the King, to know what Time it will please His
Majesty to appoint for the Committees of both Houses
to attend Him, for Delivery of the same; and then to
send the Commons Notice thereof; and also, that the
Lords Committees shall intimate this, together with
their Lordships general Assent unto this Petition, unto
the Committee of the Commons, who attended their
Lordships Return in the Painted Chamber; and that
they should re-deliver them the said Petition again, to
Report concerning presenting the Petition.
The said Lords Committees being returned again, the
Lords Archbishop of Cant. reported the same unto the
House; whereupon the Lord Steward and Lord Conway were sent unto the King, as aforesaid; who, being
returned, reported the Time appointed by His Majesty
for Delivery of the said Petition.
Message sent unto the Commons, by
Mr. Attorney General, and
Mr. Serjeant Richardson: videlicet,
Message to H. C. concerning the Fast.
That the King's Majesty will admit the Committees
of both Houses, to deliver their Petition for a General
Fast, To-morrow Morning, between Nine and Ten, at
the Banqueting House in Whitehall.
That the Committee of the Commons shall be ready
to accompany the Committee of the Lords, at the Time
and Place appointed.
That they have sent back the very Copy of that Petition which they formerly sent and received again of their
Lordships; and will send the said Petition, when it is
ingrossed, unto the Lord Archbishop of Cant. his Grace.
The House called.
Memorandum, That this Day the House was called.
The Clerk read first the Names of the Barons, and so
ascending upwards; and the Absence of these Lords
following was excused, on this Manner: videlicet,
The Lord Mountague excused, for Want of Health.
The Lord Stanhope of Shel. had sent his Proxy.
The Lord Arundell of Wardo, had Leave of the King
to be absent, and intends to send his Proxy.
Lord Carewe, in Town, but sick.
Lord Denny, had sent his Proxy.
Lord Danvers, in Town, but sick.
Lord Petre, had Leave of the King to be absent,
being hurt by a Fall from his Horse.
Lord Wotton, had sent his Proxy.
Lord North, excused, for Want of Health.
Lord Cromewell, extra Regnum, and intends to send
Lord Windsore, extra Regnum.
Lord Stafford, hath Leave of the King to be absent.
Lord Dacres of Hert. excused for Want of Health.
Lord Zouch, sent his Proxy.
Lord Abergavenny, sick of the Gout.
Lord Bishop of St. Asaph, hath Leave to be absent.
Lord Bishop of Exceter, in Town, but not well.
Lord Bishop of Chester, sent his Proxy.
Lord Bishop of Worcester, sick, but intends to come.
Lord Bishop of Hereford, sent his Proxy.
Lord Bishop of Peterborough, hath Leave to be absent.
Lord Viscount Walling ford, sick; intends to send his Proxy.
Lord Viscount Mountague, hath Leave to be absent.
Earl of Anglesey, not well.
Earl of Bristol, sent his Proxy.
Earl of Bridgwater, sick.
Earl of Sarum, not well.
Earl of Essex, extra Regnum.
Earl of Hertford, hath Leave to be absent; and intends to send his Proxy.
Earl of Bedford, hath Leave to be absent; and intends to send his Proxy.
Earl of Bath, hath sent his Proxy.
Earl of Cumberland, hath Leave to be absent.
Earl of Rutland, not well.
Earl of Derbie, hath sent his Proxy.
Earl of Shrewsbery, hath Leave to be absent.
Earl of Oxon, extra Regnum.
The Marquis of Winchester, hath Leave to be absent.
The Lord Archbishop of Yorke, hath sent his Proxy.
Committee for the Orders, Customs, and Privileges of the House.
The Names of the Lords Committees appointed this
Day by the House, to take Consideration of the Customs
and Orders of this House, and the Privileges of the
Peers of the Kingdom or Lords of Parliament: videlicet,
|L. Archbp. of Cant.
E. of Dorsett.
E. of Leicestre.
E. of Warwicke.
E. of Clare.
L. Viscount Say and Seale.
L. Bp. of Duresme.
L. Bp. of Norwiche.
L. Bp. of Co. et Lich.
L. Bp. of Bath et W.
|L. Bp. of Bristol.
L. Bp. of Carlile.
L. Darcy and Mennell.
L. Grey of Groby.
L. Gary of Leppinton.
L. Roberts of Truro.
|Lord Chief Justice,
Lord Chief Justice of the Common Pleas,
Mr. Justice Jones,
Mr. Justice Wittlocke,
Mr. Justice Yelverton,
Mr. Serjeant Davis,
Mr. Attorney General,
|To attend the Lords.
To meet every Thursday, at Two after Dinner, in
the Little Committee Chamber.
Sub committee to examine the Journal.
And Memorandum, That their Lordships are to meet
on Saturday next, at Two in the Afternoon, in the
Painted Chamber, to name a Sub-committee; and the
said Sub-committee, from Time to Time, to peruse and
perfect the Journal Book.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens
Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Sabbati, videlicet, vicesimum quintum diem instantis Junii,
hora 9a, Dominis sic decernentibus.
Lords who took the Oath of Allegiance.
The Names of those Lords who took the Oath of Allegiance this Day, in the House, after the Adjournment: videlicet,
The Earl Marshal.
Earl of Warwicke.
Earl of Devon.
Earl of Cambridge.
Earl of Holdernes.
Earl of Denbigh.
Lord Viscount Mansfeild.
Lord Viscount Andever.
Lord Bishop of Durham.
Lord Bishop of Co. et Lich.
Lord Bishop of Chichester.