DIE Mercurii, 4 die Aprilis.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
||His Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
Ds. Thesaurarius Angl.
Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
L. Great Chamberlain.
Comes Marescallus Angl.
|Ds. Berkeley B.
Ds. Arundell de Ward.
Ds. Grey de Wark.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Herbert Cher.
Ds. Gerard de Brand.
Ds. Arundell Trer.
Ds. Butler M. P.
Ds. Grey de Roll.
Answer from H. C.
The Messengers sent Yesterday with a Message to
the House of Commons return with this Answer:
That the Commons will give a Conference, as is desired.
Ld. Lovelace's Bill.
Hodie 1 vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for enabling
John Lord Lovelace to raise Money, for Payment of
his Debts, and advancing his Daughters Portions, and
for the confirming and securing the Jointure of the
Lady Martha his Wife."
David & al. Nat. Bill.
The Lord Bishop of Rochester reported the Bill for
Naturalization of Jacob David and others, "That the
Committee think it fit to pass as it is, without any
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for Naturalization of Jacob David and others."
The Question being put, "Whether this Bill
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
The House being informed, that the House of Commons were ready, in the Painted Chamber, for a Conference, the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and
the Lords went to the Conference; which being ended,
the House was resumed.
Then the Lord Privy Seal gave the House an Account, "That the Lords, who were appointed to manage
this Conference have performed the Commands of this
Hodie 1 vice lecta est Billa, "An Act that the Successor may not be punished for the Simony of his
Affidavits in the Country for taking, Bill.
Hodie 1 vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for taking
Affidavits in the Country, to be made use of in the
Court of King's Bench, Common Pleas, and Exchequer."
De Hæretico comburendo, Writ for taking away, Bill.
Hodie 1 vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for taking away
the Writ de Hæretico comburendo."
Bill for better Observation of the Sabbath.
The House was adjourned into a Committee, to consider of the Bill for the better Observation of the Lord'sday.
The House was resumed.
Message from H. C. with a Bill.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons,
by Sir Henry Ford and others; who brought up a Bill,
intituled, "An Act to enable Thomas Barkely Esquire
and his Trustees to sell Land, for Payment of the
Debts of the said Thomas Barkeley, and raising Portions for his Younger Children."
Bill for better Observation of the Sabbath.
The House was adjourned again into a Committee,
to consider of the Bill for Observation of the Lord'sday.
The House being resumed:
The Lord Bishop of Rochester reported, "That the
Committee have made some Progress in that Bill, and
desire that Directions may be given to the Two Chief
Justices and the Lord Chief Baron, to bring in some
Clauses, to some Particulars which were mentioned in
the Debate, against the next Sitting of the Committee; which the House is desired to appoint."
And the House appointed Saturday next, to proceed
in that Bill.
Bulkley versus Bulkley, in Error.
Whereas this House had appointed to hear Counsel
at the Bar, on Saturday next, to argue Errors, upon a
Writ of Error depending, wherein William Bulkeley is
Plaintiff, and Bartholomew Bulkley Defendant; and
whereas the said William Bulkeley hath a Petition upon
his Appeal against the said Bartholomew Bulkeley depending in this House, referred to the Consideration of
the Lords Committees for Petitions; whose Lordships
have not yet considered so thereof, as to make a Report unto the House:
It being this Day moved, on the Behalf of the said
William Bulkley, "That the said Lords Committees may
make a Report thereof before the said Errors be
argued at the Bar;" it is thereupon ORDERED,
That the Lords Committees for Petitions are hereby
appointed to consider of the said Petition of William
Bulkeley, on the First Tuesday of the Sitting of the Parliament next after Easter Weeke; and report their Opinion thereupon to the House: And it is further ORDERED, That this House doth hereby appoint to hear
the said Errors argued, by Counsel, at the Bar, on both
Parts, on the First Thursday then next following, at Ten
of the Clock in the Forenoon; whereof the said William
Bulkeley is to cause such timely Notice to be given to
the said Bartholomew Bulkeley, as may prevent his attending with Counsel on Saturday next.
Ly. Gerrard versus Gatacre, Jasper, et al. Privilege.
Upon reading the Petition of Dame Jane Gerrard,
the Relict of the Right Honourable Charles Lord Gerrard,
complaining of a Breach of the Privilege of the Peerage
of this Realm, done by George Gatacre, an Attorney
at Law, Amos Jasper Yeoman, and Thomas Launder Constable, who in July last (upon colour of searching for
a Person pretended to have been theretofore arrested,
and had made his Escape) did break open several Doors
in her House, as in the Petition is set forth; and
thereupon prayeth Relief from this House:
It is ORDERED, That the said Petition be, and is
hereby, referred to the Lords Committees for Privileges; whose Lordships are to examine Precedents for
what hath been done in the like Case, and make Report
thereof unto this House.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Jovis, 5um diem
instantis Aprilis, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.