DIE Veneris, videlicet, 19 die Novembris.
Sir Faithful Fortescue not to depart.
Ordered, That Sir Faithfull Fortescue, Knight, being now in England (between whom and the Lady Slingsby
there is a Cause depending before the Lords Committees
for Petitions) shall not depart this Kingdom, until he
have attended the said Lords Committees for Petitions,
touching and concerning the said Cause, and received
such Directions from their Lordships therein as they in
their Wisdoms shall direct.
Petition of the Officers of the Army for Pay.
The Petition of the Colonels and Chief Commanders
in the King's late Army was read; shewing, "That
whereas there was Trust desired by the Parliament
of the said Officers for Part of their Pay; and thereupon an Act was made for their Satisfaction to be
given positively on the 10th of this Instant November;
they desire that the Parliament may be moved to
make good their Act:" Hereupon it was Ordered,
That this Petition be communicated to the House of
Commons, at the next Conference; and likewise to be
propounded at the same Time, that some Ships may be
appointed to guard the narrow Seas.
Hughes sent for, about the Service Book.
Ordered, That Lewes, Hughes, a Minister, be sent
for, to attend this House, to see if he will avow the
making of a Book, intituled, The Grievances or Errors
of the Service Book; and that the Company of the Stationers do take Care to find out the Printer of the same.
Inigo Jones, his Charge appointed to be read.
Ordered, That the Charge against Inigo Jones,
brought up from the House of Commons, shall be publicly read in this House on the Tenth Day of December
next; at which Time the said Mr. Jones is hereby
Ordered to attend this House, for the Hearing of
the said Charge read, and receiving their Lordships
further Commands therein.
E. of Stamford and L. Pagett sent to the French Ambassador, about a Pamphlet.
Ordered, That the Earl of Stamford and the Lord
Pagett do go to the French Ambassador, to let him
know what the Sense of this House is concerning the
Pamphlet wherein he is mentioned.
Pluralities and Non-residence.
Ordered, That the Committee for the Bill against
Pluralities do meet on Monday next, at Four a Clock
in the Afternoon; and that the Lord Roberts be added to the said Committee.
Emperor's Agent not to give an Account of his Stay here.
Ordered, That the Agent employed from the Emperor of Germany shall not be compelled, by any of
His Majesty's Subjects, to give or render any Account
unto them of the Reasons of his Abode or Stay here
Message to the H. C. for a Conference.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by
Justice Reeves and Dr. Bennett:
To desire a Conference, by a Committee of both
Subjects of the Conference.
1. Concerning the sequestering of the Isle of Wight.
2. Concerning the securing of Popish Recusants.
3. Concerning a Petition of the Officers of the late
4. Concerning some Ships to be appointed, to guard
the narrow Seas.
Depredations by the Dutch.
Ordered, That the Earl of Stamford and the Lord
Howard of Charleton do move The States Ambassador
once more, that Satisfaction be given to those Persons
that have suffered Losses by Depredations.
Ordered, That the Committee to consider of the
Addition of some further Maintenance to be made to
the Puny Judges, do meet on Monday Morning next,
at Eight a Clock.
Earl of St. Albans's Solicitor not to depart the Town, though a Recusant.
Whereas the Earl of St. Albans is now in Ireland,
where there is special Cause of his Continuance, for
the Good of that Kingdom, and His Majesty's Service,
by Reason of the Rebellion that is lately broke out
there; and for that his Lordship's Solicitor Mr. Brewer,
who only knows his Affairs here, and understands his
Law-suits, is a Recusant, who, with all others of that
Religion, are commanded to depart this Town, by an
Order of this House dated the 16th of this Instant November: Now, forasmuch as this Case is extraordinary,
it is thought fit, and so Ordered, etc. That the said
Mr. Brewer, for the Reasons aforesaid, and for the
Service that he is able to do the said Earl of St. Albans above any other Man, shall not be enjoined to
depart this Town, according to the Injunction of the
said Order; with this Proviso nevertheless, that this
Liberty given to him shall not be drawn into Example
for other Recusants to continue about this Town, contrary to the said Order.
Citizens of London trading to the Western Parts, Order about their Goods.
Upon the humble Petition of divers Citizens of London, on the Behalf of themselves and others trading into the Cities of Exon, Bristoll, and other the Western
Parts, complaining, "That the Mayor and Common
Council of Exon have lately made an Order, That,
unless Oath be made before the Lord Mayor of
London, to be certified under his Hand and Seal,
of the Particulars of their Goods sent, and to
whom consigned, and that they were never in any
House, or in Charge of any infected Person, all
their Goods shall be opened and aired before they
be brought to that City, to the great Charge and
Prejudice of the Petitioners:" It is therefore Ordered, etc. That the said Petitioners and others the
Citizens of London shall have free Liberty, by virtue
of this Order, to trade with their Goods to Bristoll,
Exon, and other the Western Parts, both by themselves and their Servants, in as free a Manner as in former Times they have done, notwithstanding any Order
made by the Mayor and Common Council of Exon, or
any other Order of the like Nature made to the contrary whatsoever; and it is the Lords Pleasure, That
Notice be taken of this Order, and that it be obeyed
Carr, etc. their Submission, ordered to be bound to keep the Peace.
Ordered, etc. That Henry Carre, Anthony Love,
John Shepheard, David Couling, and Solloman Bartholmew, shall make their Acknowledgement and Submission
for their Contempt done to the Upper House of Parliament, on Saturday come Fortnight, being the Fourth
of December next, at Donnington, publicly, on a Marketday, before a Justice of Peace for the County of Lincolne, before whom also they are to enter into Bonds of
One Hundred Pounds a-piece, one for another, to keep
the Peace hereafter.
Wall restored to his Place of Door-keeper.
Ordered, etc. That Thomas Wall shall be restored
to his former Employment about the Upper House of
Parliament, which although it is in the Gentleman
Usher's Disposure, yet the Lords do presume that he
will give Way unto it, by reason that his Dismission
from his Employment was by Order of this House, for
the Neglect of his Duty to their Lordships only, and
the Business that concerned the House.
The Messengers return with this Answer from the
House of Commons:
Answer from the H. C.
That they will give a present Meeting, as is desired,
in the Painted Chamber.
The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and the
Lords went to the Conference; which being ended,
the House was resumed.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Sabbati,
videlicet, 20m diem instantis Novembris, hora 12a,
Dominis sic decernentibus.