DIE Mercurii, 6 die Novembris.
Prayers, by Mr. Herle.
Ds. Grey de Warke, Speaker.
Ordered, That Mr. Spurstow and Mr. Strickland
shall have Thanks returned from this House, for their
great Pains in preaching Yesterday at the Abby; and that
they be desired to print and publish their Sermons.
Fortescue, the D. of Lorrain's Agent's Order.
Next, the Order brought from the House of Commons
was read, concerning Mr. Anthony Fortescue, "That he
shall have his Papers and Goods restored unto him;
and that he quit the Kingdom within Twenty Days."
And this House Resolved, To have a Conference with
the House of Commons, that, instead of Banishment, he
may not remain within the Parliament Quarters.
Committee for Gloucester, &c.
Ordered, That Mr. Will. Jones of Uske be added
to the Committees of Gloucester and Monmouth, &c.
Ordinance for re-annexing the Manor of Bowcomb to the Government of the Isle of Wight.
Mr. Serjeant Fynch brought in the Ordinance concerning adding the Profits of the Manors of Bowcombe
to the Government of the Isle of Wight; which Ordinance was read Twice, and Ordered to be committed
to a Committee of the whole House.
And immediately the House was adjourned into a
Committee during Pleasure, to take the same into Consideration.
The House was resumed: And it is Ordered, That
this be read the Third Time To-morrow Morning.
Paper from the French Minister, desiring Restitution of some Ships taken by those in the Parliament's Service.
Next, a Paper was read, delivered in to this House
by the Earl of Northumb. from Monsieur Sabran,
Agent for the French King, concerning some Ships
which have been taken by the Ships in Service of the
Parliament, desiring Restitution of them, and Restitution of the Persons that are in Restraint; and also another Paper, being an Abstract of Depositions in France
concerning the Goods.
Hereupon this House Ordered, That the Consideration of these Papers be referred to the Committee
that treat with The States Ambassadors concerning Ships;
and to send to the House of Commons, to communicate
these Papers to them, and desire that they would likewise refer the Consideration of the same to their Committee; and that they might meet this Afternoon, at
Two of the Clock.
And accordingly a Message was presently sent to the
House of Commons, by Sir Rob't Rich and Mr. Page:
Message from the H. C. with an Ordinance, and an Amendment in the One concerning Newcastle;
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Pelham, &c.
To desire their Lordships Concurrence in these Particulars:
1. An Ordinance to prevent the Plunder of the Counties by Crowland.
2. That the Word ["Civil"], in the Order concerning Newcastle, of the 1st of November, be left out.
and for a Conference about the Propositions.
3. To desire a Free Conference, touching the Matter
of the late Conference concerning Propositions.
Ordered, To give a present Free Conference, in the
Painted Chamber, as is desired.
The Answer returned was:
That their Lordships will send Answer, by Messengers of their own, concerning the Ordinance touching Crowland; that their Lordships will give a present
Conference, in the Painted Chamber, as is desired; and
that their Lordships do Agree in leaving out the Word
Answer from the H. C.
Sir Rob't Rich and Mr. Page return from the House
of Commons with this Answer:
That they have referred the Consideration of the
French Papers to their Committee; and have appointed
them to meet this Afternoon, at Two of the Clock.
Engrossing Wood and Coals.
Ordered, That the Woodmongers and Coal-merchants shall attend this House on Friday Morning next,
about their engrossing Wood and Coals.
Justice Mallet's Bond, to appear if he cannot effect his Exchange.
Memorandum, quod, 6TO die Novembris, 1644, venit
hic in Parliamento coram Dominis, Thomas Malett Miles,
Unus Justiciariorum de Banco Regis, in propria Persona, &
recognovit se debere Domino Regi Tres Mille Libras, levari ex Terris, Tenementis, Bonis, & Catallis suis, ad Usum
The Condition of this Recognizance is such, "That
whereas the Right Honourable the Lords in Parliament have Ordered, That the said Sir Thomas
Malett shall be enlarged from his Imprisonment in The
Tower of London, to the End and Intent that he may
repair to His Majesty and others, to procure and get
Sir John Temple Knight, now Prisoner in Ireland, to be
exchanged for him the said Sir Tho. Malett; and if
the said Sir Tho. Malett shall perform the same, that
(fn. *) then he shall be enlarged, and go where he shall think
fit or desire; and in case the said Sir Tho. Malett cannot, within Three Months after such his Enlargement,
procure the said Sir John Temple to be enlarged of his
Imprisonment, that then the said Sir Thomas Malett
shall, within Twenty Days after the said Three Months
expired, return and appear in the House of Peers, and
submit himself to their Imprisonment again: Provided
always, and the Intent and Meaning of their Lordships
and the House of Peers was and is, and so Ordered,
That if, by reason of Wind or Weather, or other
Casualty or Exigent whatsoever, the said Sir John
Temple cannot be sent for over out of Ireland, or
cannot come out of Ireland, so speedily as aforesaid,
that then the said Sir Tho. Malett shall remain no
longer in Prison after his Return than until it shall
appear that the said Sir John Temple is enlarged;
and that then the said Sir Tho. Malett shall have his
Liberty, and be absolutely freed and discharged of his
said Imprisonment, and be at Liberty to go where he
shall think fit or desire. If, therefore, the said Sir
Tho. Malett shall truly perform so much of the said
Order as on his Part is to be performed, that then
this Recognizance shall be void, and of none Effect;
or else to remain in Force."
Besides this Recognizance, the said Sir Thomas Malett
gave his Word faithfully to this House, to render himself a true Prisoner again, in case he could not procure
the Releasement of Sir John Temple, according to the
Justice Mallet released.
Ordered, That Justice Malett shall be released from
his Imprisonment in The Tower, without paying any more
Fees; he having given Security to this House (fn. *) to
render himself again, in case Sir John Temple be not released; and that his Lady shall be permitted to go with
him, and such Servants as he shall necessarily use.
Committe's for Suffolk.
"Ordered, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled, That Mr. John Brandlyn, Mr. Ric'd
Duncon, and Mr. Peter Fisher, are hereby added to
the Committee for the County of Suffollke, and for the
Town of Ipsich; and to be Deputy Lieutenants for
the Town of Ipsich."
The Lords went to the Conference; which being
ended, the House was resumed.
And it is Ordered, That the Report of this Conference shall be made To-morrow Morning.
House to be called.
Ordered, That this House shall be called Tomorrow Morning, and the Lords shall have Notice to
attend the House; and the Lords then shall receive an
Injunction, to give their constant Attendance, or to send
their Excuse in Case of Absence.
House adjourned till 9a cras.