DIE Mercurii, 20 die Martii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
||His Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke.||
| Arch. Eborac.
Epus. Bath &
Ds. Thesaurarius Angl.
L. Great Chamberlain.
Dorset et Midd.
Comes St. Alban.
Message from H. C. with the Count. of Lincoln's Nat. Bill.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir
Jonathan Trelawny Knight and others; who brought up the
Bill for the Naturalization of the Countess of Lyncolne
and others, sent down from this House; in which the Commons have added a
Proviso, and desire their Lordships Concurrence thereunto.
The Proviso was read Twice in Paper, and Agreed to; and
then the Third Time, engrossed, read.
The Question being put, "Whether this Proviso shall be made
Part of this Bill?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Message to them, that the Lords agree to it.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir
Edward Lowe and Sir Miles
To let them know, that the Lords do agree to the Proviso
now brought up, to be added to the Bill for naturalizing the Countess of
Lyncolne and others.
His Majesty sitting in His Regal Throne, adorned with His
Crown and Robes (the Peers being likewise in their Robes), the Gentleman Usher
of the Black Rod was commanded by His Majesty to give Notice to the House of
Commons, "That it is His Majesty's Pleasure, that they attend Him presently,
with their Speaker."
Which they did accordingly; and he, after a short Speech,
humbly presented His Majesty with a Bill, intituled,
"1. An Act for raising Money, by a Poll and otherwise, to
enable His Majesty to enter into an actual War against the French King, and for prohibiting several French Commodities."
To which Bill the Royal Assent was pronounced, by the
Clerk of the Parliaments, in these Words,
"Le Roy, remerciant Ses bon Subjects,
accepte leur Benevolence, et ainsi le veult."
Then His Majesty proceeded, and gave His Royal Assent to
these Bills following:
"An Act for Continuance of Two former Acts, for preventing
of Theft and Rapine upon the Northern Borders of England."
To which the Royal Assent was given, in these
"Le Roy le veult."
"An Act for ascertaining and establishing the Interest of
the Lord and Copyhold Tenants of the Manors of West Derby
and Wavertree, in the County Palatine of Lancaster, in relation to their Fines and Commons."
"An Act to enable the Guardian of the Right Honourable
Edward Earl of Warwicke and Holland
to make Leases of several Messuages herein after mentioned, during his
Minority, rendering the improved Rent."
"An Act to enable the Right Honourable Thomas Lord Morley and Mounteagle, Baron
of Rye, to make Sale of the Manor of Farleton, and certain Lands and Hereditaments in Farleton, in the County of Lancaster, for
Payment of Debts."
"An Act to enable the Trustees of Brian Viscount Cullen, of the Realm of
Ireland, to sell or dispose of Lands in Elmesthorpe, in the County of Leicester,
for the Payment of Debts, and raising a Portion for his Daughter."
"An Act to enable Trustees to raise Money upon
Cobham House and Parke."
"An Act to enable Sir John Cotton
Baronet to dispose of a Messuage called St. Germans, and
Lands therewith used, near St. Albans, in the County of
Hertford, and to settle other Lands in Lieu
"An Act to supply the Defects in a Deed of Settlement made
by John Coke Esquire, deceased, and for altering a Trust
in Part of the Estate of Robert Coke Esquire."
"An Act for Confirmation of a Decree made in the Court of
Chancery, the 24th Day of February, A° Regni Regis
Car. 2di 27°, in a Cause
between Sir Francis Rodes Baronet, since deceased, and
Dame Martha his Wife, and William
Thornton his Guardian, and John Thornton and the
said Cyprian Thornton Defendants, of several Conveyances
and Assurances made by the said Sir Francis Rodes in
Pursuance thereof, as well for Payment of his Debts, as for Provision for his
Wife and Children."
"An Act to enable Thomas Thynne, of
Longeleate, in the County of Wilts,
Esquire, to settle a Jointure on a Wife, of certain Lands, Tenements, and
Hereditaments, therein mentioned."
"An Act for discharging the Manor of Winsteed, in the County of Yorke, from a
Settlement in Taille, and charging other. Manors and Lands in the County of
Lyncolne, of a greater Value, with the same Uses."
"An Act for the settling of certain Lands belonging to
William Gery, of Bushmead, in the
County of Bedford, Esquire, upon Trustees, to besold, for
the Payment of Debts."
"An Act for vesting certain Manors and Lands of
Edward Bedell, of Woodrising, in
the County of Norfolk, Esquire, in certain Trustees, to
be sold, for Payment of his Debts, and for raising of Portions for
Diana Bedell, Isabella Bedell, and Anne
Bedell, Infants, Daughters of the said Edward
Bedell, and for such other Children as shall hereafter be begotten by
the said Edward Bedell upon the Body of Isabella Bedell, his now Wife."
"An Act to enable Francis Brend
Esquire, the furviving Son and Issue Male of Sir Mathew
Brend Knight, deceased, to sell certain Lands, for the raising of Three
Thousand Pounds, for the Portions of Frances and
Elizabeth Brend, the Daughters of Thomas
Brend Esquire, deceased, late Elder Brother of the said Francis Brend."
To which Private Bills the Royal Assent was severally
pronounced, in these Words,
"Soit fait come il est
After this, His Majesty said to this Effect:
"My Lords and Gentlemen,
I am so zealous for the Good of the Nation, that it shall
be your Fault, and not Mine, if all be not done as should be for the Honour and
Safety of it: And I must tell you, there must be no Time lost."
The Committee for the Bill concerning Servants and
Highways are to meet this Afternoon.
Dennies versus Frazier and Dennies.
ORDERED, That this House will hear Counsel, at the Bar, on
both Parts, upon the Petition of Francis Denyes and the
Answer of Sir Alexander Frazier, depending in this House,
on Thursday the Eleventh Day of April next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; whereof the
said Frances Denyes is to cause timely Notice to be given
to the said Sir Alexander Frazier for that
Serjeant versus Serjeant.
Whereas this Day was appointed to hear Counsel, in the
Cause upon the Appeal of William Serjeant and
Jane his Wife, and the Answers of Jane
Serjeant Widow and Henry Parker, depending in this
House, which, by reason of Public Business intervening, could not come
It is this Day ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and
Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear Counsel, at the
Bar, on both Parts, in the said Cause, peremptorily, on Tuesday the Twenty-sixth of this Instant March, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon, and no other
Business to intervene; and hereof both the said Parties are to take Notice, and
attend with their Counsel accordingly.
Forster & al. versus Armorer &
Upon reading the Petition of John
Forster Esquire, Robert Clarke, George Clarke, and
others, being an Appeal from a Decree made by Sir John
Otway, the present Chancellor of the Court of Chancery for the County
Palatine of Durham, on the Behalf of Thomas Armorer, Jane Pringle, Bryan Grey, and others,
concerning some Estates settled by Thomas Carr Esquire,
deceased, Lord of the Manor of Cornehill, in the said
County of Durham, and other Matters in the said Petition
set forth, and praying that they may be relieved by this House against the said
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in
Parliament assembled, That this House will hear Counsel, at the Bar, upon the
said Petition, on Wednesday the Tenth of April next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; whereof the
Petitioners or some of them are to cause timely Notice to be given to the said
Thomas Armorer, Jane Pringle, Bryan Grey and
Elizabeth his Wife, in the said Petition mentioned, who
may have a Copy of the said Petition, and be heard by Counsel also to make
their Defence at the Time aforesaid; and further, that all Proceedings to be
had upon the said Decree complained of be stayed till the further Order of this
House be declared thereupon.
Cusack versus L. Dungannon.
Upon reading the Petition of John
Cusack Gentleman; shewing, "That, according to an Order of the One and
Thirtieth of January last, he did cause Notice to be
given to the Lord Dungannon, of the Kingdom of
Ireland, and Nicholas Bolton, to
appear and put in their Answer (within One Month after Notice) to his Petition
against them, depending in this House; which Month is past, and no Answer yet
put in; and therefore praying, that a Day may be appointed for hearing his
It is thereupon ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and
Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the said Cause, by
Counsel, at the Bar on Tuesday the Ninth Day of
April next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; whereof
the said John Cusack is to cause timely Notice to be
given to the said Lord Dungannon by his Guardian, and
Nicholas Bolton, or their Agent here in England, for the said Cause.
Hubert versus Porter.
Upon reading the Petition of Abraham
Hubert, Son, Heir, and Executor of Hugh Hubert
Esquire, deceased, being an Appeal from a Decree made in the Court of Chancery,
on the 8th of April, 25° Car.
2di, on the Behalf of George Porter
Esquire, concerning the Redemption of a Mortgage of the Manor of Alfarthing, in Surrey; and praying the
Relief of this House thereupon:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in
Parliament assembled, That the said George Porter may
have a Copy of the said Petition, to which he is hereby required to put in an
Answer in Writing on or before Monday the 25th Day of
this Instant March, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon;
and that the Petitioner cause timely Notice to be given to the said
George Porter for that Purpose.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum
continuandum esse usque in diem Jovis, 21um diem
instantis Martii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.