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House of Lords Journal Volume 10
2 January 1649

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 10: 2 January 1649', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 10: 1648-1649 (1767-1830), pp. 641-642. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=32979 Date accessed: 30 July 2014.


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DIE Martis, 2 die Januarii.

PRAYERS, by Mr. Salwey.

Domini præsentes fuerunt:

Comes Denbigh, Speaker.

Comes Northumb.
Comes Pembrooke.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Rutland.
Comes Kent.
Comes Manchester.
Ds. North.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Dacres.
Ds. Berkeley.

Message from the H. C. with a Vote;—and an Ordinance for trying the King.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by the Lord Grey of Groby, &c.; who brought up these Particulars following, wherein they desire their Lordships Concurrence; videlicet,

1. A Vote, declaring, "By the fundamental Laws of this Kingdom, it is Treason in the King of England for the Time being to levy War against the Parliament and Kingdom of England."

Read Twice.

2. An Ordinance for erecting a High Court of Justice, for the Trial of the King.

The Answer returned was:

Answer.

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

Message from the H. C. with Ordinances and Orders.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Miles Corbett, &c.; who brought up divers Particulars, wherein (fn. *) they desire their Lordships Concurrence:

1. An Ordinance for securing Six Thousand Pounds, lent by the Commissioners of the Customs for Supply of the Navy.

2. Order for (fn. †) Concurrence to the Book of Rates.

3. Order for Payment of Money of the Old and Petty Customs to the Committee of the Navy.

4. An Ordinance concerning the Army.

5. Ordinance concerning Contracts made for Bishops Lands.

6. An Order for Continuance of the Troops under Major Butler and Captain Sticke, in the County of North'ton.

The Answer returned was:

Answer.

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

Vote declaring it Trenon in the King, to levy War against the Parliament.

The Vote declaring, "That, by the fundamental Laws of the Kingdom, it is Treason in the King of England for the Time being, to levy War against the Parliament and Kingdom of England," was read the Third Time.

And the Question being put, "Whether to put off the Consideration of this Vote till some other Time?"

It was Resolved in the Negative.

Then the said Vote was read again.

Rejected.

And the Question being put, "Whether to agree to this Vote now read?"

It was Resolved in the Negative, nemine contradicente.

Ordinance to erect a High Court of Justice, for trying the King.

Then the Ordinance for erecting a High Court of Justice, for the Trial of the King, was read the First Time.

And the Question being put, "Whether this Ordinance now read, shall be cast out?"

Rejected.

It was Resolved in the Affirmative, nemine contradicente.

Absent Lords excused.

The Earl of Nottingham is excused for not attending the House this Day, in regard of his ill Health.

The Earl of Oxon is excused for not attending this House this Day, in regard of his ill Health.

Adjourn.

House adjourned till this Day Sevennight, at 10 a Clock.

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* Origin. the.
Origin. Currence.