DIE Veneris, 7 die Junii.
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.
L. Great Chamberlain.
Comes Dorset et Midd.
Comes St. Alban.
Ds. Arundell Ward.
Ds. Gerard Brand.
Ds. Arundell T.
Ds. Butler West.
The Earl of Bridgwater reported, "That the Committee have considered of the Bill on the Behalf of
John Fortescue, for the executing certain Trusts devolved upon Infants; and, having heard all Parties
concerned, have thought fit to offer some Amendments
to the Consideration of this House."
The said Amendments, being read Twice, were Agreed
to; and the Bill is ordered to be engrossed, with the
Beaumont and MoseChurches Bill.
The Lord Bishop of Bath & Wells reported, "That
the Committee have considered of the Bill for uniting
the Churches of Beaumont and Mose, and have made
Which, being read Twice, were Agreed to; and the
said Bill is ordered to be engrossed, with the said
Butter and Cheese Bill.
The Earl of Clarendon reported, "That the Committee for the Bill for the Encouragement of Dealers
in Butter and Cheese do offer some Amendments to
their Lordships Consideration, as they conceive fit to
be made to that Bill."
Which Amendments, being read Twice, were Agreed
to; and the Bill ordered to be engrossed, with these
The Earl of Huntingdon reported, "That the Committee have considered of the Bill for the selling the
Rectory of Westerham, for paying the Debts of Edward Gresham; and have made some Amendments
The said Amendments, being read Twice, were
Agreed to; and the Bill is ordered to be engrossed, with
the said Amendments.
Sir John Weld's Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to enable Trustees to pay the Debts of Sir John Weld Knight."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is
committed to these Lords following:
L. Privy Seal.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
Ds. Gerard de Brand.
Ds. Arundell Trer.
Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet
To-morrow at Nine of the Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings; and to adjourn
as they think fit.
Darrell versus Whitchcot.
ORDERED, That Darrell's Replication be read on
Villiers Claim to the Title of Viscount Purbeck.
This Day being appointed to debate the Business of
the Petitioner that claims the Title of Viscount Parbecke; the House took into Consideration in what Method
to proceed therein, whether upon the whole Matter
together, or to divide it into Parts.
And the Question being put, "Whether to proceed in this Case upon the whole Matter:"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Protest against proceeding in the Case on the whole Matter.
"Before the Question was put, for proceeding in the
Case of the Claim for the Title of Viscount Purbeck,
Leave being asked, and given, to enter Protest if it
was carried in the Affirmative; we do accordingly
enter our Dissent: Because, there being Three Points
arising from the Debate of the Case; the First, of Illegitimacy; the Second, concerning the Being of a
Patent of Honour, which are Matters of Fact and
ought to be determined before the Point of Law;
which is the Third Point, concerning the extinguishing
of Honour by a Fine, which by this House in a full
Assembly hath been adjudged, nemine contradicente,
cannot legally be done; and that we cannot, upon
complicated and accumulative Questions give a Resolution; nor hath the Practice been so, but upon the
Case agreed, or single Propositions, except where the
House is unanimous in Judgement; whereas in this
Cause they appear yet much divided.
Villiers' Claim to the Title of Viscount Purbeck: Judges to attend.
The House entering this Day into Consideration of
the Case of the Person who claims the Title of Viscount
After some Time spent therein, it is ORDERED, by
the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the further Consideration thereof is hereby
adjourned, to be resumed on Wednesday next, being the
12th Day of this Instant June; at which Time all the
Judges (except the Two Lord Chief Justices of the
Courts of King's Bench and Common Pleas, and the
Lord Chief Baron of the Court of Exchequer) are
hereby appointed to be present in the House of Peers;
and that, before that Time, His Majesty's Attorney General do bring in to this House a List of such Precedents
as he urged before their Lordships in his Argument made
upon the said Claim, to the End they may be ready for
their Lordships Consideration at the Time aforesaid; and
that Mr. Attorney General be present at the same Time.
Hubert versus Porter.
Whereas this House had appointed to hear Counsel
at the Bar, on both Parts, in the Cause depending in this
House, between Abraham Hubert Plaintiff by Petition,
and George Porter Defendant, on Wednesday next, being
the 12th Instant:
It is this Day ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and
Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Hearing is hereby put off to Saturday the 15th Day of this
Instant June, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon;
whereof both the said Parties are hereby to take Notice,
and attend with their Counsel accordingly.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Sabbati, 8um diem
instantis Junii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis tic decernentibus.