DIE Sabbati, 26 die Maii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
||His Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke.|
Epus. Cov. et Litch.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
Ds. Thesaurarius Angl.
Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
Comes Marescallus Angl.
Comes St. Albans.
Ds. Arundell Warder.
Ds. Howard de Esc.
Ds. Gerard Brandon.
Ds. Arundell Trerice.
Ds. Butler M. P.
Ds. Butler Weston.
Ds. Grey de Roll.
Barret versus L. Loftus.
Upon reading the Petition of Dacre Barret, alias
Lennard, Esquire, this Day, wherein he doth not allow
of the Deeds and other Matters which the Lord Viscount Loftus doth desire he may have Time to prove, if
not admitted by the said Dacre Barret:
Commission to examine Witnesses.
It is thereupon ORDERED, That, in order to the
hearing of the Cause now depending in this House between the said Dacre Barret and Lord Loftus, a Commission shall forthwith be issued, under the Great Seal
of England, to such Persons in the Kingdom of Ireland
as the Lord Chancellor of England shall think fit,
for the Examination of several aged and other Persons in Ireland (wherein the said Dacre Barret may
join if he think fit), for making Proof of several
Sales, Mortgages, Leases, and Settlements, and other
Matters of Fact, necessary for the said Lord Loftus
his Defence in the said Cause; which Commission is
to be made returnable at or before Michaelmas now
next coming, to the End that both Parties may be
in a Readiness for a Hearing at the Bar of this House
in October next, if the Parliament be then sitting (without any further Notice to be given to the Lord Loftus
for that Purpose; but that both Parties peremptorily
attend, as it is expressed in the Order of this House,
dated on the 14th Day of April last past), or so soon as
the Parliament shall fit after October next.
Message from H. C. with a Bill; and to remind the Lords of the Bill against the Growth of Popery.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons,
by Mr. Powle and others; who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the re-calling of His Majesty's
natural-born Subjects out of the Service of the French
King;" to which they desire their Lordships Concurrence.
Also to remind their Lordships of a Bill to prevent
the Growth of Popery, formerly sent up.
Bill to recall English Subjects from the French Service.
ORDERED, That the Bill for re-calling His Majesty's
Subjects out of the Service of the French King be
read on Monday Morning next.
Bill to prevent the Growth of Popery.
ORDERED, That the Bill to prevent the Growth of
Popery be read on Wednesday Morning next.
Darrell versus Whitchcott.
Whereas this Day was appointed for hearing Counsel,
in the Cause between Marmaduke Darrell and Sir Jeremy
It is ORDERED, That the said Cause shall be heard
on Monday Morning next, the First Business.
King to be moved, to issue His Proclamation for apprehending Smith.
Whereas Aaron Smith was, by Order of the 21th
Instant, to be taken into Custody by the Serjeant at
Arms attending this House, and to be brought to the
Bar, for speaking dangerous and seditious Words against
the Being of this Parliament, who therefore absconding
himself in secret and unknown Places cannot hitherto
be apprehended, notwithstanding the utmost Endeavours
of the said Serjeant and his Deputies used for that Purpose, as by the Account given by Sir George Charnock
Serjeant at Arms attending this House doth appear:
It is thereupon ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and
Temporal in Parliament assembled, That His Majesty be
humbly moved, from this House, to issue out His Royal
Proclamation for seizing and apprehending the Person
of the said Aaron Smith, when and wherever he shall
be found, and bring him before the House of Peers, if
the Parliament shall be then sitting; or otherwise that
he be kept in safe Custody till he shall appear before
this House, to answer for his said Offence.
L. Stourton, Privilege: Barnes, his Servant, arrested.
Upon Oath made at the Bar of this House, by John
Hellier, "That Charles Barnes, a menial Servant to the
Lord Stourton, a Peer of this Realm, is arrested, and
detained in Prison in the Common Gaol in the City
of Bristol, now sitting the Parliament, contrary to
the Privilege of Parliament, at the Suit of Edmond
Reddish, of Bristol aforesaid, Ironmonger, who not
only refuseth to discharge the said Charles Barnes,
notwithstanding the Protection of the said Lord Stourton on Behalf of the said Charles Barnes produced to
the said Edmond Reddish; but he also then uttered
to the said John Hellier and John Rowe Words very
derogatory to the Privileges of the House of Peers
and the said Lord Stourton:"
Reddish to be attached.
It is thereupon ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual
and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, or his Deputy,
shall forthwith attach the Body of the said Edmond Reddish, and bring him in safe Custody to the Bar of this
House; to answer for his said Offences; and this shall
be a sufficient Warrant on that Behalf.
To Sir George Charnock Knight, Serjeant
at Arms attending this House, his Deputy and Deputies, and to all Sheriffs,
Mayors, Bailiffs, Constables, &c.
ORDERED, That the Committee of Petitions do meet
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Lunæ, 28um diem
instantis Maii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.