DIE Sabbati, videlicet, 24 die Septembris.
The Lord Grey was appointed to be Speaker this
Lords to have Notice to attend.
Ordered, That the Speaker, on Monday, shall let
the Lords know, "That this House expects their daily
and constant Attendance on this House, about the
weighty Affairs now in Agitation;" and that those
Lords that are about the Town shall be sent to, to have
Notice to be here on Monday.
Sir George Garret, Sheriff of London, desires to know how he is to dispose of the Earl of Portland, at the Expiration of his Shrievalty.
The Petition of Sir George Garret, Knight, One of
the Sheriffs of the City of London, was read; shewing,
"That whereas the Right Honourable Jerome Earl of
Portland was, by your Lordships Order, on the
Fourth of August last past, committed to the Custody
of your Petitioner; and that your Petitioner's Time
of Shrievalty being to expire on the 28th of this
Instant September, at which Time your Petitioner's
Term in the House wherein he hath kept his Shrievalty
for this Year last past doth determine, and must therefore return to his own private Habitation, [ (fn. *) wherein your Petitioner hath not sufficient Receipt for his
own necessary Family;] and doth therefore most humbly conceive himself to be altogether unfitted for the
secure Custody of so great a Charge, after the Expiration of his said Office.
"Your Petitioner doth therefore most humbly desire to know your Lordships Pleasure, how to
dispose of the said Earl of Portland."
To be further considered of.
Armstrong versus Doctor Scott.
Upon reading the Petition of Arch. Armstrong against
It is Ordered, That a Copy of the said Petition
shall be sent to the Earl of Danby, who is to give this
House Account of the true State of the Business, and
how the Money which hath been kept from him hath
been disposed of, and to whose Use; and, after an Account given to this House, their Lordships will give
such further Order therein as shall stand with Justice.
Lady Pawlet's Houses at Hinton and Wicke to be protected.
Ordered, That the Lady Pawlett shall have an
Order of Parliament, to preserve her Houses at Hinton
and Wicke from Pillaging and Violence of the Soldiers.
E. of Carlisle desires Delinquents may be left to Justice, for disturbing his Possessions in Essex.
Upon Information to this House, "That the People
in Essex hath offered some Violence to the House
and Park of the Earl of Carlile
(fn. *) in Essex, and that they
have destroyed many of his Deer; he having apprehended some of the Actors, he desires that they may
be left to the ordinary Course of Justice, and that the
Officers of the Regiment of Colonel Essex may be
commanded to keep good Order."
Which was accordingly Ordered.
A Petition of Edw. Lord Mountague of Boughton was
Ld. Mountague of Boughton's Petition, for his Enlargement.
"That whereas your Petitioner hath now lain in The
Tower the Space of Twelve Days, by your Lordships
Order; and finding, since his Restraint, that this
Place is very dangerous to your Petitioner's Health, in
respect of his great Age, and many Infirmities growing upon him:
"He therefore prayeth, that your Lordships would
be pleased to give him Leave to remove to
his Lodging in The Savoy, where he will be
ready to appear before your Lordships upon a
Day's Warning, when your Lordships shall be
pleased to command him, &c."
Because the Lord Mountague was sent for by the Committee for the Safety; it is Ordered to be referred to
Magennis and his Bail to attend.
Ordered, That Magennes, with his Bail, is to be here
on Monday Morning.
Adjourn, Lunæ, 10 a Clock.