DIE Martis, 20 die Maii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Epus. Bath & Wells.
Epus. St. David's.
Ds. Præses Concilii Domini Regis.
Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
L. Great Chamberlain.
Comes Pembrook & Mount.
Comes St. Alban.
Vicecomes Say & Seale.
Ds. Willoughby de Parham.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Grey de Wark.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Herbert de Cherb.
Ds. Gerard de Brand.
Ds. Arundell de T.
Ds. Butler de M. Park.
Letter from the D. of Norff. about his Bill depending.
Upon reading a Letter written by the Duke of
Norfolke to the Lord Chancellor, and by his Lordship,
in Pursuance of the Request of the said Duke, communicated to this House, concerning a Bill now depending, for settling the Estate of the Duke of Norfolk
and Lord Mowbray his Son, and other Matters relating
to that Family, in the said Bill specified:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Consideration of
the Contents of the said Letter of the Duke of Norfolke be, and is hereby, referred to the Lords Committees to whom the said Bill stands committed; whose
Lordships (before they proceed upon the said Bill) are
to send for and examine Henry Keymour, who waited
on the said Duke in Flanders, and report their Opinion
concerning the said Letter to this House.
The House entered into Debate of the Report Yesterday, from the Committee of both Houses.
And, for the more free Debate thereof, the House
was adjourned into a Committee.
The House, being resumed, made this ensuing Order:
Day appointed for the Trial of the Five Papist Lords.
"It is this Day ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual
and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Tuesday
next, being the Twenty-seventh Day of this Instant
May, be appointed for the Trial of the Five Lords
now Prisoners in The Tower; (videlicet,) William Earl
of Powis, William Viscount Stafford, William Lord
Petre, Henry Lord Arundell of Wardour, and John
Methods of their Trial.
ORDERED, That this House will take into Consideration the Report made from the Lords Committees for
Privileges, concerning the Methods of Proceedings to
be observed in order to the Trials of the Lords now
Prisoners in The Tower, To-morrow Morning, the First
Address for shutting The Tower Gates at Ten at Night.
It is this Day ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual
and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Earl
of Bedford, Earl of Suffolke, and Earl of Bridgewater,
do attend His Majesty, humbly to desire Him, from
this House, "That His Majesty will be pleased to
give Order to the Constable, or, in his Absence, to
the Lieutenant, of His Majesty's Tower in London,
that they, and either of them, take diligent Care,
that the Gates of the said Tower may be constantly
shut up at Ten of the Clock at Night; and that no
Persons whatsoever may be suffered to pass into; or
out of, the said Tower, after that Hour of the
ORDERED, That the Committee for the Bill concerning the Officers of the Treasury, and the Bill concerning the Lady Percy, do meet on Thursday next, in
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Mercurii, 21um
diem instantis Maii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis