DIE Veneris, 14 die Martii.
PRAYERS, by Mr. Taylor.
Ds. Grey de Warke, Speaker.
L. Viscount Say & Seale.
Lady Finch's Petition, for an Allowance out of her Husband's Estate.
Upon reading the Petition of Mabella Lady Finch;
shewing, "That the Estate of the Lord Finch being
very small for their Support, the same, immediately
after her going into Holland, was sequestered, and so
continues, whereby she is deprived of Livelihood,
the Fifth Part of her Husband's Estate being but
Sixty Pounds: She humbly prays their Lordships
Consideration of her distressed Estate, and to set out
such fit Allotment out of her said Husband's Estate."
Hereupon this House Ordered, That the Prayer of
this Petition be referred to the Committee of Lords and
Commons for Sequestrations, to give her Relief herein.
Prynn, Burton, and Bastwick's Cause.
Ordered, That the Cause of Mr. Prynn, Dr. Burton, and Dr. Bastwicke, touching the taking off of a
Sentence given against them in the Star Chamber and
High Commission Court, shall be heard, by Counsel, at
this Bar, this Day Sevennight.
Mrs. Mordant & al. a Pass.
Ordered, That a Pass shall be granted to Mrs.
Eliz. Mordant and Mrs. Ann Mordant, Three Men Servants, Two Maid Servants, Three Trunks, and Twenty
Pounds in Money, to go into France; and the Concurrence of the House of Commons desired herein.
Answer to the H. C.
Sir Edw. Leech and Mr. Page return with this Answer from the House of Commons:
That they have put the Petition of the Earl of Stamford into a Way of Consideration.
Thanks to the Preachers at the Thanksgiving.
Ordered, That Mr. Vynes and Mr. Arrowsmith have
hereby Thanks returned them from this House, for their
great Pains taken in preaching before the Members of
both Houses of Parliament at Christ Church, the 12th of
this Instant March, at the Thanksgiving for Shrewsbury
and Weymouth; and they are hereby desired to print
Mr. Mordant, a Pass.
Ordered, That Lewis Mordant Esquire shall have
Liberty to go from Turvey, where he resides, according
to the Proviso in the Statute of 3° Jacobi.
List for the new Model of the Army.
Next, the House was adjourned into a Committee
during Pleasure, to take into Consideration the Matter
of the Conference Yesterday with the House of Commons, concerning the List of the Officers that are to be
employed under Sir Thomas Fairefaxe; and, after a serious Debate, the House was resumed.
And this Question was put, "Whether this House
did adhere to the Exceptions of those Persons in the
List that were sent down to the House of Commons?"
And it was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Ordered, That this House is of Opinion, that there
be no Recommendation to Sir Tho. Fairefaix.
Ordered, That the Lord General, Earl of Manchester, the Lord Admiral, and the Lord North, are appointed to draw up Reasons, and offer them to the House
To-morrow, concerning this Business, that so a Conference (fn. *) may be had with the House of Commons Tomorrow Morning.
House adjourned till 9a cras.