House of Lords Journal Volume 10
3 March 1648

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 10: 3 March 1648', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 10: 1648-1649 (1767-1830), pp. 88-89. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=32763 Date accessed: 30 October 2014.


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DIE Veneris, 3 die Martii.

PRAYERS, by Mr. Corbett.

Domini præsentes fuerunt:

Comes Manchester, Speaker.

Comes Warwicke.
Comes Salisbury.
Ds. Mountagu.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Dacres.
Ds. Grey.

Absent Lords excused.

The Earl of Northumb. is excused for his Absence this Day.

The Earl of Mulgrave and the Lord North are excused for their Absence this Day.

Sir R. Bell and Duncomb.

Ordered, That Mr. Awdley, Register of the Court of Wards, shall forthwith deliver the Writings in that Court, which concern the Cause wherein Sir Rob't Bell was Plaintiff, against Edmond Duncombe and Hester his Wife, to Edward Straingwaies; taking a Note under his Hand for the same.

Sir S. Luke and Trenchard versus Edbrook & al.

Ordered, That the Complaint against Rob't Edbrooke, Wm. Tucker, and Silvester Williams, made by Sir Samuell Luke and Mr. Trenchard, shall be heard on Wednesday next; in the mean Time, the aforesaid Parties to go upon Bail.

Sir J. Maynard desires further Time to put in his Answer:

A Letter was read, from Sir John Maynard, directed to the E. of Manchester, as Speaker of this House, desiring further Time to put in his Answer.

To ask it by Petition.

But the House laid the Letter aside, and did nothing it it; declaring, "that Desires of this Nature, from Sir John Maynard and others in his Condition, are to (fn. *) be presented to this House by Way of Petition, and not by Letters."

Message to the H. C. about the Declaration of the Members who went to the Army.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Doctor Aylett and Mr. Hakewill:

To desire an Answer to that Part of the Message sent down to them the 13th of August last, concerning their Approbation of the Declaration of the 4th of August, 1647, subscribed by Members of both Houses.

with the Lancaster School Ordinance;

2. To deliver to them the Ordinance concerning the Free School at Lancaster, and desire their Concurrence therein.

and about Pringle.

3. To put them in Mind of Mr. Pringle's Business.

Message from the H. C. with an Ordinance and Order.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Anthony Irby; who brought up an Ordinance for appointing Commissioners for the Great Seal, wherein they desire their Lordships Concurrence.

Ordered, To be taken into Consideration on Monday Morning next.

2. An Order for adding some Names to the Committee of the Admiralty.

The Answer returned was:

Answer.

That this House will take this Message into Consideration, and send an Answer by Messengers of their own.

Ordinance to add Members to the Committee at Derby House.

Ordered, That these Lords following are appointed to prepare another Ordinance, for adding of those Four Lords and the Members of the House of Commons, formerly sent down to the House of Commons, to be added to the Committee at Derby House; and report the same to this House:

Comes Warwicke.
Comes Salisbury.
L. Viscount Say & Seale.
Ds. Mountagu.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Grey.

To meet presently.

Declaration in Answer to the Papers from the Scots Commissioners.

The House was adjourned into a Committee of the whole House, to take into Consideration the Declaration brought Yesterday from the House of Commons, in Answer to the Scotts Commissioners Papers.

The House was resumed.

Message from the H. C. with an Ordinance.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Walter Erle Knight; who brought up an Ordinance for declaring Colonel Poyer and his Adherents Traitors and Rebels, if within Twelve Hours after Notice hereof they shall not surrender Pembrooke Castle.

(Here enter it.)

Agreed to.

The Answer returned was:

Answer.

That this House agrees to the Ordinance now brought up.

Members added to the Admiralty Committee.

Ordered, That the E. of Nottingham, Ds. La Warr, Ds. Wharton, and Ds. Mountagu, are added to the Committee for the Admiralty and Cinque Ports; and the Concurrence of the House of Commons to be desired herein.

Message to the H. C. about it; and for Wade to be Sheriff of Cambridge, &c.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Doctor Aylett and Dr. Bennett:

To desire their Concurrence, that Mr. Sackvile Wade may be Sheriff of the Counties of Cambridge and Huntingdon, in the Place of Mr. Bickley.

2. To desire their Concurrence, for the adding the Earl of Nottingham, the Lord La Warr, Lord Wharton, and the Lord Mountagu, to the Committee for the Admiralty and Cinque Ports.

To sit P. M.

Ordered, That this House shall sit at Three of the Clock this Afternoon, to consider of the Declaration in Answer to the Scotts Commissioners Paper.

Rawlins to be instituted to Inmorth;

Ordered, That Doctor Heath give Institution and Induction unto Nathaniell Rawlins Master of Arts, to the Rectory of Inmorth, in Com. South'ton, void by the Death of Ralph Kewe, the last Incumbent; salvo Jure, &c.: Adiell Baynard Patron.

and Smart to Greetworth.

Ordered, That Doctor Heath give Institution and Induction unto Sampson Smart Clerk, unto the Rectory of Greetworth, in the County of North'ton, void by the Death of James Walbancke Clerk, the last Incumbent there; salvo Jure, &c.: Wm. Clough, Citizen and Merchant, London, Patron.

Ordinance to declare Colonel Poyer and others Traitors, if they don't Surrender Pembroke Castle.

"Whereas Colonel Poyer, having the Command of Pembrooke Castle, hath wilfully refused to deliver the said Castle of Pembroke, according to the Direction of the General Sir Thomas Fairefax; and whereas the House of Commons, upon Information thereof, did, by a Letter from their Speaker, and an Order of the House, require the said Colonel Poyer to render the said Castle as the General had directed, who hath notwithstanding, in great Contempt and Disobedience, refused to surrender the same, and holds the same by Force, and doth both victual and strengthen himself therein, to the Prejudice of the Public Peace, and the endangering of a new War: It is Ordained, (fn. *) and be it Ordained, by the Lords and Commons now assembled in Parliament, That, if the said Colonel Poyer shall not, within Twelve Hours after Notice hereof, surrender the said Castle, with all the Arms, Ordnance, and Ammunition therein (as the General hath directed), that then the said Colonel Poyer and all that shall adhere to him are hereby declared Traitors and Rebels; and the General is hereby required to reduce the said Castle, and to bring the said Colonel Poyer and his Adherents to Justice."

Adjourn.

House adjourned till 3a post Meridiem.

Post Meridiem.

PRAYERS, by Mr. Corbett.

Domini præsentes fuerunt:

Comes Manchester, Speaker.

Comes Salisbury.
L. Viscount Say & Seale.
Ds. Grey.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. La Warr.

Sir J Maynard to be brought up, to put in his Answer.

Ordered, That a Warrant be sent to the Lieutenant of The Tower of London, to bring Sir John Maynard to this Bar To-morrow Morning, to put in his Answer to the Impeachment of High Treason, &c. brought up from the House of Commons against him.

Declaration in Answer to the Papers from the Scots Commissioners.

The House was adjourned into a Committee during Pleasure, to take into Consideration the Declaration in Answer to the Scotts Commissioners Papers.

And, after Debate, the House was resumed.

The Lord Viscount Say & Seale reported, "That the Committee thinks it fit, that this Declaration do pass, with some Alterations."

Which being read, were approved of.

And the Question being put, "Whether this House approves of this Declaration with these Alterations?"

It is Resolved in the Affirmative.

To be sent to the H. C.

Ordered, That this Declaration, with the Alterations, be sent down to the House of Commons Tomorrow Morning.

Protest against it.

Memorandum, That, before the putting of the aforesaid Vote, the E. of Manchester desired Leave to enter his Dissent, if it were carried in the Affirmative: Which being granted, he did accordingly enter his Dissent, by subscribing his Name.

Adjourn.

House adjourned till 10a cras.

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