DIE Lunæ, 21 die Maii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
||His Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke.|
Epus. Cov. et Litch.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
Ds. Thesaurarius Angliæ.
Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
L. Great Chamberlain.
Comes Marescallus Angl.
Comes St. Albans.
|Ds. Berkeley de Berkeley.|
Ds. Arundell de Warder.
Ds. Herbert de Cherb.
Ds. (fn. *)
Ds. Gerard de Brandon.
Ds. Arundell de Trerice.
Ds. Butler de Moore Park.
Ds. Butler de West.
Ds. Grey de Rolleston.
Bill against clandestine Marriages.
ORDERED, That the Committee for the Bill to prevent clandestine Marriages do meet To-morrow Morning, at Ten of the Clock, to proceed in the Consideration of that Bill; and the Earl of St. Albans is added
to the said Committee.
L Brooke takes his Seat.
This Day Fulke Grevil Chevalier, sat first in Parliament as Lord Brooke, by virtue of His Majesty's Writ
of Summons, dated at Westm. the 19th Day of May, in
the 29th Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord King
Charles the Second; being upon Descent, after the
Death of Robert Lord Brooke his Brother.
E. of Feversham introduced.
This Day Lodowick Lord Duras was introduced, in
his Robes, as Earl of Feversham, between the Earl of
Dorset and the Earl of St. Albans; the Earl of Petriburgh supplying the Place of the Earl Marshal of England, the Lord Great Chamberlain of England (Garter
King of Arms carrying the Patent) going before; which
Patent, after it had been presented at the Woolsack,
was brought to the Clerk's Table and read, by which
it did appear that he came in by Succession after the
Death of George Earl of Feversham, and not by Descent.
After this, he was conducted to the lower End of the
Earls Bench, and there placed.
E. of Rutland and Sir Scroope How.
The Lord Privy Seal reported, "That the Lords appointed by this House to endeavour a Composure of
the Differences between the Earl of Rutland and Sir
Scroope How have often met, and made a Compromise in Writing sent to both; but they cannot make
an Agreement, in regard the Earl of Rutland did
not come to Compliance, though Sir Scroope How
and his Father did offer to submit to what their Lordships had proposed."
Hereupon the Lord Viscount Campden did signify to
the House, "That the Earl of Rutland would submit
himself to the Determination of this House."
And the like Submission being signified to this
House as from Sir Scroop How;
The House hereupon made this ensuing Order:
"Whereas the Earl of Rutland and Sir Scroope How
have submitted the Matters in Difference betwixt
them to the Judgement and Determination of this
House, which are contained in the Petition of the
said Sir Scroope How, now depending: It is this Day
ORDERED, That this House will hear Counsel at
the Bar, upon the said Matters in Difference betwixt them, on Wednesday next, being the 23th Day
of this Instant May, at Ten of the Clock in the
Barret versus L. Loftus.
Upon reading the Petition of Edward Lord Viscount
Loftus, of Ely, in Ireland, this Day; praying, "That
a Commission may, by Order of this House, be issued
under the Great Seal of England, to some of the
Lords and Judges, or His Majesty's Learned Counsel in that Kingdom, or other Commissioners, returnable at Michaelmas next, wherein Dacre Barret
Esquire may join if he please, to examine the Lady
Meredith, Lettice Fcrnley, and other Witnesses (who,
being very aged, are not able to travel to attend this
House), for proving the Matters set forth in the Answer of the said Lord Viscount Loftus to the Petition
of the said Dacre Barret depending in this House
It is ORDERED, That the said Dacre Barret may
have a Copy of the said Petition.
Cusack versus Ld. Dungannon.
Upon reading the Petition of John Cusack Gentleman this Day; praying, "That this House would revive their Order, made the Tenth of November, 1675,
whereby the Lord Viscount Dunganon, of Ireland,
an Infant, by his Guardian, and Nicholas Boulton of
Ireland, were required to put in their Answer, or
respective Answers, in Writing, to the Appeal of
the said John Cusack, depending in this House against
them, which, by reason that the Parliament was
soon after prorogued, was not done; and that a Day
may be now appointed for that Purpose:"
It is this Day ORDERED, That it be, and is hereby,
referred to the Lords Committees appointed to receive and consider of Petitions, to inspect and examine
the Steps and Proceedings that have been made and
had in this Case, and make Report thereof unto this
Darrell versus Whitchcot.
Whereas, by Order of the Ninth of April last, Sir
Jeremy Whitchcot Baronet was required to put in an
Answer to the Petition of Marmaduke Darrell Esquire,
then read, before the End of Easter Weeke; and that this
House would hear Counsel, at the Bar, on both Parts,
thereupon, on the First Tuesday of the Meeting of the
Parliament next after Easter:
It appearing this Day that the said Sir Jeremy
Whitchcot hath not put in any Answer as was directed,
it is ORDERED, That this House will hear Counsel,
at the Bar, in the said Cause, upon the whole Matter,
on Friday the Twenty-fifth Day of this Instant May,
at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; whereof the
said Marmaduke Darrell is to cause timely Notice to be
given to the said Sir Jeremy Whitchcot, or his Agent in
the said Cause.
Smith to be attached, for Words against the Parliament.
Upon Information given to this House, by the
Oaths of John Platt, John Robinson, and George Betts,
"That Aaron Smith, being within His Majesty's
Tower of London, on Sunday the 20th of this Instant May, hath there uttered dangerous and seditious Words against the Being of the Parliament:"
It is thereupon ORDERED, That the Serjeant at
Arms attending this House, or his Deputy, shall forthwith attach the Body of the said Aaron Smith, and bring
him in safe Custody to the Bar of this House, to answer
for his said Offence; and this shall be a sufficient Warrant on that Behalf.
To Sir George Charnock,
Serjeant at Arms, &c.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Mercurii, 23um
diem instantis Maii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic