DIE Mercurii, 19 die Junii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
||His Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke.||
| Arch. Cant.
Epus. Bath &
Ds. Thesaurarius Angl.
L. Great Chamberlain.
Comes Dorset et
Comes St. Alban.
Ds. North et
Ds. Gerard B.
Ds. Arundell T.
Butler M. P.
Hodie 1 vice lecta est
Billa, "An Act to enable Trustees to sell Mr. Thomas
Thoresby's Lands, for the Payment of Debts."
Hodie 1 vice lecta est
Billa, "An Act to enable Trustees to sell the Lands of Tanfield Mulso Esquire, late deceased, for Payment of his
Debts, and making Provision for his Children."
Message from H. C. with Bills; and to return the Dean of St. Paul's
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir
Henry Ford, &c. who brought up these Bills:
1. An Act, intituled, "An Act for making navigable the
River Fale, alias Vale, in the
County of Cornwall;" and their Lordships Concurrence is
2. "An Act to revive and continue an Act, intituled, An Act
for giving Liberty to buy and export Leather and Skins tanned or dressed;" to
which their Lordships Concurrence is desired.
3. To return the Bill for increasing the Revenue of the
Dean of St. Paul's in Shadwell;
wherein they have made some small Amendments, to which they desire their
Meade versus Regem, in Error.
This Day the Lord Chief Justice of the Court of King's
Bench brought in a Writ of Error, to reverse a Judgement given in the King's
Bench, between His Majesty and Mathew Meade.
Appeals, Time for bringing in.
ORDERED, That the Earl of Essex do
make Report, on Saturday the 22 of this Instant
June, from the Committee appointed to consider of
limiting a Time for bringing in Appeals into this House.
Supply Bill, for disbanding Forces.
The House was put into a Committee, to consider the Bill
for granting a Supply to His Majesty.
The House being resumed;
The Earl of Bridgwater reported,
"That the Committee have read over the Bill for granting a Supply to His
Majesty; and reading again the First Paragraph, a Message was delivered, by the
Lord Treasurer, from His Majesty: But, in regard the Committee had not Power to
receive the said Message, the Committee are of Opinion, That the Lord Treasurer
be desired to deliver the same Message to the House."
Which the Lord Treasurer did, as followeth:
Message from the King, that the French refuse to void The Spanish
Netherlands, till the Swedes are restored to all the Places taken from
The Lord Treasurer, by His Majesty's Command, did let the
House know, "That His Majesty did Yesterday receive a Letter from His
Ambassador at Nimeguen, Sir Leoline
Jenkins, dated the 15th of June; which gave Him an
Account, That the French Ambassadors had declared to the
Dutch Ambassadors there, They would not void any One of
the Places they hold in The Spanish Netherlands, until
Sweden be effectually restored to the Places taken from
them; no, notwithstanding that the Peace were already signed and ratisied
"That upon this is arisen a Difficulty on the Side of the
Spanyard, whether they will accept the French Conditions.
"That Monsieur Beverning, One of
The States Ambassadors there, had thereupon earnestly
enquired of him, Whether the Army of England was
presently disbanding? Because nobody could tell what End Things would come to:
For, if France will keep all those Places in
The Netherlands filled with their Troops, it is in vain
that The States have taken so much Pains about their
Barrier; for they will have none when all is done. And the said Monsieur
Beverning was very auxious till he did hear out of
England, that the Army might not yet be disbanded.
"That the Imperial Ministers had been to visit him that
Day; and that their principal Business was, to learn what they could from him,
in what State our Army was, Things being in this doubtful Condition."
ORDERED, That the Matter of this Message be presently
communicated to the House of Commons, at a Conference.
Message to H. C. for a Conference about it.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir
William Beversham and Sir Andrew
To desire a present Conference, in the Painted Chamber,
upon Matters of very great Moment.
The Lord Treasurer, Lord Privy Seal, Marquis of
Winton, Earl of Huntingdon, Earl of
Bridgwater, Earl of Shaftesbury,
Vicecomes Fauconberg, Bishop of Rochester, Lord Berkeley, and the Lord
Colepeper, are appointed to manage this Conference with
the House of Commons; and to acquaint them, "That the Reason of the House of
Peers desiring a present Conference with the House of Commons is, their having
received a Message from His Majesty, which they judged of that Moment that they
did not think fit to delay the communicating of it to the Commons, being of
that great Concern to both Houses and the whole Kingdom."
The House being informed, that the Messengers sent to the
House of Commons were not called in, though they had stayed there long; the
said Messengers were sent for back.
And the House gave them new Directions, to desire a
Conference with the House of Commons To-morrow, at Eleven of the Clock, in the
Painted Chamber, upon Matters of very great Moment.
Dean of St. Paul's Bill.
The Amendments in the Bill for increasing the Revenue of
the Dean of St. Paul's, in the Parish of Shadwell, were read Twice, and Agreed to as they were brought
from the House of Commons.
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to enable Trustees to sell
the Lands late of Robert Childe deceased, for Payment of
his Debts, and Provision for his Wife and Children."
Benyon versus Bullingham, Privilege.
Whereas, upon the Petition of George
Benyon Esquire, One of the Gentlemen in Ordinary of His Majesty's Privy
Chamber, complaining of a Breach of Privilege, committed by John
Bullingham (pretending Title to some Stone Quarries, Part of the
Inheritance of the said George Benyon), in his getting a
Judgement upon Default of the said George Benyon's not
appearing, and other Matters in the said Petition set forth; the said
John Bullingham appearing this Day, to answer to the said
After hearing what was offered by Counsel on either Part,
concerning the said Privilege claimed and Judgement obtained, and due
Consideration had thereof, it is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal
in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition of George
Benyon be, and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the said
Judgement is to remain in Force for the Security of the said John Bullingham, but no Execution thereupon is to be taken, nor
any Possession of George Benyon since the last Trial to
be changed, until after the Lent Assizes now next coming,
at which Time a new Trial is to be between the said George
Benyon and John Bullingham; and if the Verdict
shall then pass against the said George Benyon, Execution
shall be had thereupon for the said John Bullingham, or
else not at all.
E. of Feversham versus Watson.
Upon reading the Petition of Lewis
Earl of Feversham, Viscount Sonds
of Lees Court, Lord Duras, Baron of
Holdenby and Throwley, being an
Appeal from a Dismission of his Bill in Chancery (on the 11th of May last), concerning Three Thousand Pounds per
Annum to be settled on the Petitioner in Pursuance of the Articles of
Agreement made between him and Sir George Sonds late Earl
of Feversham, upon the Marriage of the said
Lewis now Earl of Feversham with the
Lady Mary since deceased, then Eldest Daughter of the
said late Earl of Feversham:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in
Parliament assembled, That Lewis Watson Esquire and the
Lady Katherine his Wife, now the only Daughter and Heir
of the said late Earl of Feversham, may have a Copy of
the said Petition and Appeal; to which they are hereby required to put in an
Answer, in Writing, within One Week next after Notice given to the said
Lewis Watson of this Order.
De la Poole versus Okeover.
Whereas this House had appointed to hear Counsel, at the
Bar, in the Cause depending in this House, between Sir Henry De
la Poole and Dame Elizabeth his Wife Plaintiffs by
Petition, and Rowland Okeover and Elizabeth his Wife Defendants, To-morrow, being the 20th
It is this Day ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and
Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Hearing is hereby put off, to
be heard on Thursday the 27th Day of this Instant
June, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; whereof both
the said Parties are hereby required to take Notice, and attend with their
Marriot versus Regem ie Error.
Whereas Simon Marriot, being
convicted of Forgery at the Summer Assizes holden for the
County of Surrey, in the 28th Year of His Majesty's Reign
that now is, hath (after Affirmance of the Judgement thereof in the Court of
King's Bench on the 8th Day of this Instant June)
obtained His Majesty's Writ of Error returnable into this High Court, for
reversing the said Judgement, which is not yet certified into this Court for
It is thereupon ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and
Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Simon
Marriot be, and is hereby, required to cause the Record of the said
Judgement, together with a Transcript thereof, to be brought into this Court,
by virtue of the said Writ of Error, on or before Wednesday the 26th Day of this Instant June, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum
continuandum esse usque in diem Jovis, 20um diem
instantis Junii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.