DIE Lunæ, videlicet, 6 die Decembris.
Convoy of Arms to Chester for Ireland.
The Lord Chamberlain reported to this House,
That he had moved the King, that the Sheriffs of the
several Counties, through which the Carts laden with
Arms are to pass, may be commanded to guard them
to West Chester; and His Majesty is willing, according to the Desires of both Houses, to give Way
Hereupon it is Ordered, That the Sheriffs in the
Counties through which the said Carts and Waggons
are to pass shall, in their several Precincts, guard and
convey the said Arms until they shall be safely arrived
at the City of West Chester.
English and Scotch Commissioners to treat about the Irish Affairs.
Ordered, That the Lord Keeper shall move the
King, That a Commission may be directed to the English
Commissioners of both Houses, to give them Power to
treat with the Scotts Commissioners, concerning the Affairs of Ireland.
Bill for Relief of Captives in Turkey.
vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Relief of
the Captives taken by the Turkish and Moorish Pirates,
and to prevent the taking of others in Time to come.
Committed to these Lords: videlicet,
L. Archbp. of Yorke.
L. Privy Seal.
L. Great Chamberlain.
Epus. Co. & Litchfeild.
Ds. Howard de Charlton.
Ds. Grey de Wark.
Ds. Herbert de Cherbery.
Their Lordships, or any Four of them, to meet
on Wednesday next, in the Painted Chamber.
Bill to raise Men for Ireland.
vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the better
raising and levying of Soldiers, for the present Defence
of the Kingdom of England and Ireland.
Which said Bill is committed to the Committee of the
whole House; and, for the better Debate hereof, the
House was put into a Committee during Pleasure; and,
after a long Debate, the House was resumed. A Conference was resolved of with the House of Commons;
and a Committee of Lords were appointed, to draw up
Amendments and Alterations in the Bill, according to
the Sense of the House upon the Debate, and to prepare Heads for the Conference.
The Lords Committees were these: videlicet,
L. Archbp. of Yorke.
L. Privy Seal.
|L. Viscount Say & Seale.
Amendments to it.
These Lords presently withdrew, and reported to the
House these Amendments, and Alterations, and Heads, as
Linea 5a, put out the Word ["Popishly"], and instead thereof add the Word ["Traiterously"].
Linea 6a, after the Word ["Affected"], leave out
all the following Words unto the Word ["To"] in
Linea 14a, after the Word ["Impressed"], add these
Words ["or Compelled"].
Linea 17a, put out the Word ["Nevertheless"],
and, instead thereof, put in the Word ["Therefore"].
Linea 41a, leave out the Words ["Such and"]
Linea 70a, after the Word ["Services"], leave out
all the Words following till the Word ["That"] in
Linea 104a, after the Word ["Upward"], leave
out all that follows till the Word ["Or"] in the next
Linea 166a, after the Word ["Degree"], leave out
all that follows till the Word ["Or"] in the next
Provided also, and be it Enacted, That this present
Act shall not extend to the Impressing of any of the
menial Servants of the Members, or Assistants, or Officers, of the Lords House of Parliament, or to the
menial Servants of the Members or Officers of the House
of Commons, or of any of the Inhabitants of the Isles
of Wight, or Isle of Anglesey, or of any of the Cinque
Ports, or the Members thereof.
Memorandum, That the House of Commons be informed, That, at the reading of the Bill, the King's
Counsel excepting against the declaratory Clause in the
Bill, after the Word ["Services"] in the 12th Line, to
the Word ["Therefore"] in the Beginning of the 17th
Line; this House thought fit to acquaint the House of
Commons therewith, that so they might fortify that
Clause with such Reasons as did induce them to insert
All the aforesaid Particulars, being read, were approved of by the House.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons,
by Mr. Hollis:
Message from the H. C. to desire that the Lords would continue sitting.
To desire their Lordships to sit some convenient Time
this Night; for the House of Commons are in a Debate
of a great Business, concerning which they intend to desire a Conference with this House.
The Answer hereunto returned is:
That this House will sit some Time, as is desired.
A Message was brought up from the House of Commons, by Mr. Goodwin:
Message from the H. C. for a Conference about the Impeachment against the Thirteen Bishops.
To desire a Free Conference, by a Committee of both
Houses, presently, if it may stand with their Lordships
Conveniency, concerning the Impeachment against the
The Answer returned is:
That this House will give a Free Conference presently, as is desired, in the Painted Chamber.
The Archbp. of Yorke,
|Were appointed to report the Conference.
The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and 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.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Martis,
videlicet, 7m diem instantis Decembris, hora 12a, Dominis sic decernentibus.