DIE Martis, 27 die Martii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
||His Royal Highness the Duke of York.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
Ds. Thesaurarius Angl.
Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
L. Great Chamberlain.
Comes Marescallus Angliæ.
Comes St. Alban.
Ds. Arundell Ward.
Ds. Grey de Wark.
Ds. Howard de Esc.
Ds. Gerard Brand.
Ds. Arundell Trer.
Ds. Butler M. P.
Ds. Grey de Roll.
Bill for Exportation of Leather.
Hodie 1 vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to revive
and continue a late Act, intituled, An Act giving
Liberty to buy and export Leather and Skins tanned
Liberty of the Subject Bill.
Hodie 1 vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the better
securing the Liberty of the Subject."
Ly Leigh versus Ld. Leigh.
Upon reading the Petition of Dame Elizabeth Leigh,
Wife to Thomas Lord Leigh, Baron of Stoneleigh,
complaining of her rigorous Usage by her said Husband, against whom (as in the Petition is alledged)
she can have no Remedy in any other Court of Judicature, by reason of the Privilege of the said Lord Leigh
After due Consideration had of the Contents of the
said Petition; and also after hearing the said Lord
Leigh, in this House, declare, "That he will not insist
upon his Privilege, to stay the Proceedings which may
be had in other Courts in the Case set forth in the said
Petition;" it is thereupon ORDERED, by the Lords
Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That
the said Petition of Dame Elizabeth Leigh be, and is
Bill against incestuous Marriages.
ORDERED, That the Committee for the Bill against
incestuous Marriages do proceed upon that Part of
the Bill which is concerning incestuous Marriages;
and for the other Part which is against unlawful Marriages, the Lord Chief Justice of the Court of Common Pleas is appointed to prepare and draw a distinct
Bill for that Particular, and present the same to this
House as soon as he can.
Bill for more effectual Conviction of Popish Recusants.
The House was adjourned into a Committee, to proceed in the Bill for the more effectual Conviction and
Prosecution of Popish Recusants.
The House was resumed.
And the Earl of Bridgwater reported, "That the
Committee hath gone through the said Bill, and
have made many Amendments and Alterations therein; but are not yet ready to make a general Report,
in regard the Lord Chief Justice of the Common
Pleas is appointed to word Three Clauses against
the next Sitting of the Committee, which the House
is desired to appoint."
Hereupon the House ORDERED, That the House
be put into a Committee To-morrow Morning for that
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Mercurii, 28um
diem instantis Martii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic