DIE Mercurii, 3 Februarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Epus. St. David's.
Dux St. Albans.
Ds. Mag. Camerarius.
|Ds. Willoughby E.|
Ds. Berkeley B.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. Grey W.
Sutton versus Slaughter.
Upon hearing Counsel this Day, at the Bar, upon the
Petition of William Sutton Gentleman, being an Appeal
from a Decree or Order made the Two and Twentieth
Day of July, in the Second Year of Their now Majesties
Reign, by the Lords Commissioners of the Great Seal of
England, upon a Report made by Sir Robert Legard, on
the Behalf of Paris Slaughter and Edward Highmore;
as also upon the Answer of Paris Slaughter and Edward
Highmore put in to the said Petition:
After due Consideration had of what was offered, by
Counsel on either Side, upon the said Petition and Answer, it is ORDERED and Adjudged, by the Lords
Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That
the said Petition of William Sutton shall be, and is hereby,
dismissed this House; and that the Decree from which
he appealed, made on the Behalf of Paris Slaughter and
Edward Highmore, shall be, and is hereby, affirmed.
E. Rochester versus L. Grey.
The Lord Cornwallis reported from the Lords Committees for Privileges, "That they have met upon the
Matter referred to them, upon the Petition of the
Earl of Rochester and the Answer of the Lord Grey
of Werke; that the Committee desires to know what
Time the House will appoint for the Report to be
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal
in Parliament assembled, That the Report of this Business shall be made To-morrow, at Twelve of the Clock.
Against adhering to Their Majesties Enemies, Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act against
corresponding with Their Majesties Enemies."
The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Message to H. C. with it.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by
Mr. Justice Nevill and Mr. Baron Powell:
To carry down the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence thereunto.
Duke of Norf. versus the Dutch. of Norf.
It is ORDERED, That Sam'll Keck Esquire, George
Whetcroft, Susan his Wife, Mary Sheriffe, and Todd,
do, and are hereby, required to attend this House, this
Day at Eleven of the Clock, to be sworn, as Witnesses
on the Part and Behalf of her Grace the Dutches of
Before the calling in this Day the Counsel for her
Grace the Dutchess of Norfolke, and also for his Grace
the Duke of Norfolke; it was agreed, that the Duke's
Counsel may proceed to support his Evidence after the
Dutchess hath proceeded in hers; and the Counsel, being called in, were told so by the Speaker.
The Dutchess's Counsel calling in their Witnesses,
they gave in their Evidence as in the usual Method.
Then the Counsel for the Duke of Norfolke said,
"They had Witnesses to support their former Evidence."
Who, being called in, gave their Evidence as before.
Then the Duke's Counsel declared, "They had done
with their Evidence in this Cause."
Then the Dutchess's Counsel said, "This is new
Evidence, as to other Times and Places than were
mentioned in the former Evidence, on Behalf of the
Duke; and prayed, that they might have convenient
Time to answer the Evidence."
Then they withdrew, and the following Order was
"After having this Day heard several Witnesses on
Behalf of her Grace the Dutchess of Norfolke, as also
for his Grace the Duke of Norfolke: It is ORDERED,
by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament
assembled, That the Dutchess of Norfolke's Counsel
shall proceed in her Grace's Defence on Saturday
next, at Twelve of the Clock."
Rob'tus Atkyns, Miles de Balneo, Capitalis Baro de
Scaccario, Orator Procerum, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Jovis, (videlicet,) 4um diem instantis Februarii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.