DIE Sabbati, 23 die Martii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
||His Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke.||
| Arch. Eborac.
Cov. et Litch.
Ds. Thesaurarius Angl.
Comes St. Alban.
Ds. Arundell T.
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to enable Trustees to sell
Lands, for Payment of the Debts of Sir William Thorold,
late of Hough, in the County of Lyncolne, Knight, deceased."
Prisoners, &c. Bills.
The Committee for the Bills concerning Prisons and
Prisoners, being now without Day, do meet on Tuesday
Morning next; to which the Duke of Norff. the Earl of
Clare, Earl Shaftesbury, and the
Lord Windsor, are added.
The Lord Windsor is added to the
Committee for the Bill of charitable Uses concerning Henry
Lady Mohun versus Mrs. Love, for abuting
Upon reading the Petition of Philippa
Lady Baroness Mohun, of Oakehampton, the Relict and Dowager of Charles Lord Mohum, late Baron of
Oakehampton; shewing, "That on Wednesday last, being the 20th Instant, she was very much
abused and hurt, by the insolent Words and Assault of Anne
Love Widow, a Shopkeeper in The Newe Exchange,
contrary to the Privilege due to the Peerage of this Kingdom (as in the said
Petition is set forth); and praying that the said Anne
Love may be summoned to answer for her said Offence:"
It is thereupon ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and
Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Anne Love
be, and is hereby, required to appear at the Bar of this House, to answer to
the Matters complained (fn. *) in the said Petition, on Tuesday
the 26th Day of this Instant March, at Ten of the Clock
in the Forenoon.
Address to the King, for a War with France.
Next, the House took into Consideration the Report of the
Conference Yesterday with the House of Commons, being Reasons why they cannot
agree to their Lordships Amendments to the Address intended to be presented to
His Majesty, for immediately declaring an actual War with the French King.
And the House was turned into a Committee.
And then the Reasons of the House of Commons were read
throughout, and afterwards in Paragraphs.
And, after some Debate, the Committee not agreeing with
the Commons therein, the House was resumed; and appointed these Lords following
to be a Committee, to consider of and prepare an Answer to the Reasons,
according to the Sense of the House upon the Debate, and report the same to the
| L. Chancellor.
L. Privy Seal.
Their Lordships, or any Three of them; to meet on
Monday next, at Nine of the Clock in the Forenoon, in the
The King's Answer concerning a Fast.
The Lord Treasurer acquainted the House, "That he and the
rest of the Lords with the White Staves have attended His Majesty, with the
humble Desire of this House, that He would be pleased to appoint One or more
Days, for a general Fast, to be solemnly observed by the Two Houses of
Parliament and the whole Kingdom: And His Majesty hath been pleased to give
Order, and hath appointed Wednesday after Easter Weeke, to be kept a Fast Day for London and Westminster and the Liberties
thereof, and that Day Three Weeks for the whole Kingdom; to which Purpose, His
Majesty intends to issue out a Proclamation."
A Bishop to preach.
ORDERED, That the Bishops are desired to consider of One
of their Bench, to preach before the Peers in the Abbey Church in
Westm. the next Fast Day.
King's Answer, about Westm. Hall being prepared for the E. of
The Lord Treasurer reported, "That himself and the other
Lords appointed by this House have attended His Majesty, to desire that a Place
may be prepared in Westminster Hall, wherein this House
may sit as a House, for the Trial of the Earl of Pembrooke; and His Majesty hath been pleased to give Order for
the same to be done."
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum
continuandum esse usque in diem Martis, 26um diem
instantis Martii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.