DIE Veneris, 30 Decembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Epus. Coven. & Litch.
Dux St. Albans.
Viscount Longueville. Villiers.
|Ds. Willoughby Er.|
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Sir W. Mannock's Bill.
The Lord Viscount Longueville reported the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the enabling Sir William Mannock
Baronet to charge his Estate, for the raising his
Younger Children's Portions," with some Amendments.
Which were read Twice, and agreed to; and the
Bill ordered to be engrossed, with the said Amendments.
Jones versus Hellier.
The House being this Day moved, "That John Seaman may enter into Recognizance for Elizabeth Jones,
upon her Appeal depending in this House, to which
George Hellier is Respondent:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said John Seaman
may enter into Recognizance for Elizabeth Jones, as
vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for
the better Assurance of the Manor of Woodlands and
Hundred of Knolton unto Edward Seymour Esquire."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill be
committed to the Lords following:
Epus. Covent. & Litch.
|Ds. Willoughby Par.|
Their Lordships, or any Three of them; to meet
on next, at Nine of the Clock in the
Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the
House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.
vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to
enable Alexander Popham Esquire to settle a Jointure
upon his Wife, and to make Provision for Younger
Children, upon Receipt of Twelve Thousand Pounds
Portion, to be applied for Payment of his Debts."
Harrington, Gentleman of the Privy Chamber, discharged from an Arrest.
Upon reading the Petition of John Harrington Esquire;
shewing, "That he is One of the Gentlemen of His
Majesty's Privy Chamber in Ordinary (as by a Certificate annexed appears); and yet nevertheless he was
committed Prisoner to The King's Bench, in Execution,
at the Suit of Bullen Reymes Esquire, the Fifth of
December, One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-two,
contrary to the Privilege of Parliament; and praying
to be discharged:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said John Harrington shall be, and is hereby, discharged from the said
Imprisonment he now lies under; and this shall be a
sufficient Warrant on that Behalf.
To the Master or Keeper of The King's
Bench Prison, his Deputies and Turnkeys, or other Officers, and every of
Report concerning Resolution of H. C. approving Admiral Russel's Conduct, delivered at a Conference.
The Earl of Warrington reported from the Lords
Committees appointed to inspect the Journals for Precedents, Whether the Resolution of the House of Commons, delivered to this House at a Conference the
One and Twentieth Instant, is according to the usual
Proceedings in Parliament, "That they have inspected
the Journals; but do not find that what was done by
the Commons at the last Conference is according to
the usual Proceedings in Parliament.
"And as to the Second Part of the Order of the
Committee, concerning Heads for a Conference; the
Committee differed in Opinion, and came to no Resolution; and the Committee had ordered him to report
After Debate, the House agreed as followeth; (videlicet,)
Their Vote on Matter of Fact without Reasons, unusual.
"That the House of Commons communicating to
this House, at a Conference, a Vote of theirs upon
Matter of Fact only, without giving any Reasons for
the said Vote, is not according to the usual Proceedings
Message to them, for a Free Conference about it.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by
Sir Miles Cooke and Mr. Meredith:
To desire a Free Conference, To-morrow, at Eleven
of the Clock, in the Painted Chamber, upon the Subject-matter of the last Conference.
Free Proceedings in Parliament, Bill.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and
Temporal in Parliament assembled, That To-morrow,
at Twelve of the Clock, the Bill, intituled, "An Act
touching free and impartial Proceedings in Parliament," shall be read the Second Time; and all the
Lords summoned then to attend,
D. of Norfolk, Divorce Bill.
Whereas To-morrow was appointed for the House to
consider, whether the Bill which hath been offered on
the Behalf of the Duke of Norfolke, for dissolving the
Marriage between the said Duke and his Dutchess, shall
be received, or not; and for the Record of the Court
of King's Bench to be brought into this House, wherein
Judgement is entered for his Grace the Duke of Norfolke, against John Germaine; and the Lord Chief Justice of that Court to attend; and Counsel also to be
heard, if the House shall then think fit:
It is this Day ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and
Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Bill
shall be considered, and the Record brought, on Monday
next, at Twelve of the Clock; and that the Lord Chief
Justice, and Counsel do then also attend.
Warr versus Praed.
Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of William
Warr, from a Decree and Orders of the Court of Chancery, the Fifth Day of December, One Thousand Six
Hundred Ninety-one, and other Times, in a Cause
wherein John Praed Merchant is Plaintiff, against the
Petitioner and one Agnes Gates, Administratrix of Daniell Gates, deceased, Defendants; and praying the
Reversal of the said Decree and Orders, and that Proceedings may be stayed in the Courts below:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said John Praed
Merchant may have a Copy of the said Petition and
Appeal; and be, and is hereby, required to put in his
Answer thereunto, in Writing, on Friday the Thirteenth Day of January next, at Ten of the Clock in
the Forenoon; and that, in the mean Time, all Proceedings in the Courts below shall be stayed.
Rob'tus Atkyns, Miles de Balneo, Capitalis Baro de
Scaccario, Orator Procerum, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Sabbati,
(videlicet,) tricesimum primum diem instantis Decembris,
hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.