DIE Mercurii, 10 die Novembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
||His Royal Highness the Duke of York.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Epus. Cov. et Litch.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
Ds. Finch, Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Ds. Thesaurarius Angliæ.
Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
L. Great Chamberlain.
Comes Marescallus Angl.
Comes (fn. *)
Ds. Arundell de Ward.
Ds. Howard de Esc.
Ds. Gerard de Brand.
Ds. Arundell de Trerise.
Ds. Butler of M. Park.
Ds. Gray de Roleston.
Countess of Warwick's Bill.
Hodie 1 vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the better
enabling of Mary Countess Dowager of Warwick to
perform the last Will and Testament of her late deceased Husband, Charles late Earl of Warwick."
Message to H. C. for a Conference about the Address to the King, for recalling Soldiers.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by
Sir William Beversham and Sir Edward Low:
To desire a present Conference, in the Painted
Chamber, upon the Message lately received from the
House of Commons, concerning the recalling of His
Majesty's Subjects out of the Service of the French
|The Lord Privy Seal,
||Were appointed Managers of this Conference.
|The Earl of Bridgwater
The Earl of Bristol,
Next, the House was called; and these Lords were
|Lord Butler of Weston.
Lord Berkeley of Strat.
Lord Gray de Wark.
Lord Gerard of Bromley.
Bp. of Bangor.
Bp. of Chester.
Bp. of Exon.
Bp. of Carlile.
Bp. of Sarum.
Bp. of Hereford.
Bp. of Norwich.
Vicecomes Say & Seale.
Earl of Plymouth.
Earl of Midd.
Earl of Northumberland.
Earl of Sussex.
Earl of Litchfield.
Earl of Burlington.
Earl of Sandwich.
Earl of St. Alban.
Earl of Rochester.
Earl of Strafford.
Earl of Portland.
Earl of Thanet.
Earl of Newport.
Earl of Carnarvon.
Earl of Winchilsea.
Earl of Rivers.
Earl of Marlborough.
Earl of Clare.
Earl of Devon.
Earl of Warwick.
Earl of Leicester.
Earl of Exon.
Earl of Suffolk.
Earl of Nottingham.
Earl of Lyncolne.
Earl of Huntington.
Earl of Rutland.
Earl of Derby.
Earl of Kent.
Earl of Shrewsbury.
Duke of Grafton.
Duke of South'ton.
Duke of Richmond.
Duke of Newcastle.
Duke of Monmouth.
Duke of Albemarle.
Duke of Bucks.
Duke of Somerset.
Duke of Norff.
Arch. of Cant.
|Hath sent his Proxy.
Is coming up. Excused.
Not well. Excused.
Not well. Excused.
Is coming up.
Is coming up.
Excused. A Proxy.
Answer from H. C.
The Messengers sent to the House of Commons return with this Answer:
That the House of Commons will give a Conference,
as is desired.
The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and the
Lords went to the Conference; which being ended, the
House was resumed.
And then the Lord Privy Seal reported, "That
the Managers had delivered to the House of Commons, at the Conference, what they were appointed."
Standing Orders read.
Then the Standing Orders of this House were
Sir Peter Pett, King's Advocate in Ireland, Privilege.
The House took up the Consideration of Sir Peter
And, after Debate thereof,
The Question being put, "Whether the Case
of Sir Peter Pett, who desires Privilege of
Parliament as being His Majesty's Servant,
shall be referred to the Committee of Privileges?"
It was Resolved in the Negative.
Then the Question being put, "Whether Sir Peter
Pett shall have the Privilege of Parliament?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Whereupon the House made this ensuing Order:
"Upon reading the Petition of Sir Peter Pett, His
Majesty's Advocate in the Kingdom of Ireland; shewing, That he, being His Majesty's Servant, and now
here upon His Majesty's Affairs, is prosecuted, by
Isaac Woodgreen, William Morecock, and others (now
sitting the Parliament), concerning a House and certain
Lands belonging to it, in the Manor of Stebunheath,
contrary to the Privilege of Parliament: It is Resolved,
by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament
assembled, That the said Sir Peter Pett shall be, and
is hereby, privileged against all Proceedings had, or
to be had, in the said Suit, during the Time of Privilege of Parliament; and hereof the said Isaac
Woodgreen, William Morecock, and other Persons concerned in the said Suit, their Counsel, Attornies, and
Solicitors, are to take Notice, as they will answer the
contrary to this House."
Augmentations to small Vicarages, &c. Bill.
Hodie 1 vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for confirming
and perpetuating Augmentations made by Ecclesiastical Persons to small Vicarages and Curacies."
Starkey sent for, about the Libel, called A Letter from a Person of Quality, &c.
ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in
Parliament assembled, That the Lords Committees appointed to consider what Brand and Judgement by this
House shall be set and given upon a Printed Book, intituled, A Letter from a Person of Quality to his
Friend in the Country, and to enquire out the Author, Publisher, and Printer of it, have hereby Power
given them, to send for Persons, Books, and Writings;
and in particular Mr. Starkey, the Bookseller; and that
their Lordships have likewise Power to require the
Master and Wardens of the Company of Stationers to
do their Duties enjoined by the Statute of 14° Car'l. 2di,
concerning searching for seditious Books.
Barret versus L. Loftus.
Whereas Dacre Barret, alias Leonard, Esquire, hath,
by Order of this House, dated the 10th of May last,
brought in such Allegations and Matter of Fact in his
Petition, as he doth insist on, relating to the Merits of his
Cause, to which the Lord Viscount Loftus, of the Kingdom of Ireland, was, by Order dated the 31th of the
said Month of May, ordered to put in such Allegations as
he shall think fit to insist upon, by Way of Answer to the
Matters set forth in the said Petition, which he hath not
It is this Day ORDERED, by &c. That this House will
hear Counsel, at the Bar, to make good the Allegations of
the said Dacre Barret in his said Petition set forth, on
Wednesday the 8th Day of December next, at Ten of the
Clock in the Forenoon; whereof the said Dacre Barret
is to cause timely Notice to be given to the said Viscount Loftus, or his Agent in the said Cause, to the
End he may also be then heard, if he hath ought to offer
Villiers Claim to the Title of Viscount Purbeck.
Whereas the King's Majesty was pleased, on the 28th
Day of April last, to refer the Petition of Robert Villiers, claiming the Title of Viscount Purbeck, to this
House, to hear, examine, and consider the Petitioner's
Claim, and to judge the same as to their Lordships shall
seem just and reasonable:
It is this Day ORDERED, by &c. That this House
will take the said Petition so referred by His Majesty
into their Consideration on Wednesday the 24th Day of
this Instant November, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Cusack versus L. Dungannon.
Upon the Petition of John Cusack Gentleman, received
this Day; shewing, "That, upon his Petition and Appeal
depending in this House, he obtained an Order, dated
the 15th Day of April last, for the Lord Dungannon,
and Nicholas Bolton of Ireland, to appear, and put in
their Answer to the said Appeal, within One Month
next after Notice given to them; before which Time
expired, the Parliament was prorogued; and therefore prayeth, that a Day may be appointed for that
It is this Day ORDERED, by &c. That the said Lord
Dungannon being an Infant by his Guardian, and Nicholas
Bolton, be, and are hereby, required to put in their
Answer or respective Answers (in Writing) to the said
Appeal, within One Month next after Notice hereof given
to them in the Kingdom of Ireland.
Trial of Peers for regulating, Bill.
ORDERED, That on Friday next the House shall be
put into a Committee, to consider of the Bill for the
better regulating the Trial of the Peers of England.
L. Mohun and his Mother.
This House having received Information of some Differences lately happened between the Lord Mohun a
Member of this House, and Dame Katherine Mohun
Widow, his Mother:
The Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled do hereby recommend it to the Earl of Essex,
the Earl of Shaftesbury, and the Lord Holles, to intercede
and mediate for composing all Differences between the
said Lord Mohun and his Mother, if they can; and make
Report unto the House.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Jovis, 11um
diem instantis Novembris, hora decima Aurora, Dominis