DIE Sabbati, 17 die Martii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
||His Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
Ds. Thesaurarius Angl.
L. Great Chamberlain.
Comes Marescallus Angl.
Comes St. Albans.
|Ds. Berkeley B.
Ds. Arundell W.
Ds. Grey de Wark.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Herbert Ch.
Ds. Gerard B.
Ds. Arundell T.
Ds. Butler M. P.
Ds. Butler W.
The King's Answer to the Address concerning Flanders.
The Lord Chancellor reported, "That both Houses
of Parliament attended His Majesty Yesterday, in the
Banqueting House at Whitehall, and presented to His
Majesty their Address concerning The Spanish Netherlands; to which His Majesty was pleased to give an
Answer to this Effect; (videlicet,)
"That He is of the same Opinion with His Two
Houses of Parliament, that the Conservation of Flanders is of great Importance to England; and that
therefore He assured them, that He will take all the
Care for the Preservation of Flanders that can possibly consist with the Peace and Safety of the Kingdom."
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for settling
the Estate of Robert Cooke Esquire, and enabling him
to make Leases, and to provide for Daughters Portions, and Payment of his Debts."
(fn. *) ORDERED, That Mr. Bronchard hath Leave to visit
the Four Lords Prisoners in The Tower, for One Time.
The Lord Steward is added to the Committee for the
ORDERED, That Justice Scrogs do assist the Lords
Committees for the Bill concerning Sir Trevor Williams.
The Lord Stourton is added to the Committee for
Mr. Bedell's Bill.
(fn. *) The Earl of Rochester hath Leave to visit the Four
Lords Prisoners in The Tower, for One Time.
Bill for the more effectual Conviction of Popish Recusants.
The House was adjourned into a Committee, to proceed in the Consideration of the Bill for the more effectual Conviction and Prosecution of Popish Recusants.
The House being resumed;
The Earl of Bridgwater reported, "That the Committee have made a further Progress in the said Bill,
but have not gone through it; therefore desire the
House would appoint another Day, for the House to
be in a Committee to proceed therein.
And the House ordered Monday Morning for that
Sir E. Carteret, Black Rod's Pet. concerning his Fees.
Upon the reading of the Petition of Sir Edward
Carteret, Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod; shewing,
"That there is a Fee due to him, by all Persons that
are put into his Custody by the Order of this House
to be conveyed to His Majesty's Tower of London;
but being not able to make out how much it is which is
due to him for the said Service, and therefore prayeth,
That he may know the Will and Pleasure of this
House, before such Time as he shall presume to demand any Thing for the same:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal
in Parliament assembled, That it be, and is hereby,
referred to the Lords Committees appointed to consider
of the Privileges of this House, to consider of the said
Petition, and enquire what hath been formerly done in
the like Case, and make Report of their Opinion
thereupon unto this House.
Bulkley versus Bulkley, in Error.
Whereas there is a Writ of Error depending in this
House, between William Bulkeley Plaintiff, and Bartholomew Bulkeley Defendant, upon which Errors are
assigned, and Issue joined:
Upon reading the Petition of the said Bartholomew
Bulkeley this Day, praying that a Day may be appointed to hear the said Errors argned; it is thereupon
ORDERED, That this House will hear Counsel, to argue
the said Errors, on both Parts, at the Bar, on Saturday
the Seventh Day of April next, at Ten of the Clock in
the Forenoon; whereof the said Bartholomew Bulkley is
to cause timely Notice to be given to the said William
Bulkeley for that Purpose.
Writs of Error brought in.
The Lord Chief Justice of the Court of King's
Bench in the usual Manner brought in Two
Writs of Error.
Christopher Tomlinson Plaintiff, and Thomas Wilson
Peter Atkinson Plaintiff, Benjamin Purcas Defendant.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Lunæ, 19um diem
instantis Martii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.