DIE Martis, 17 die Decembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Epus. St. David's.
Sir Orlando Bridgman, Miles et Bar. Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Johannes Ds. Robertes, Custos Privati Sigilli.
Robertus Comes Lyndsey, Magnus Camerarius Angliæ.
Edwardus Comes Manchest. Camerarius Hospitii.
Vicecomes Say & Seale.
|Ds. Arlington, One of the Principal Secretaries of State.
Ds. Berkley de Berkeley.
Ds. Gerard de Bromley.
Ds. Arundell de Warder.
Ds. Howard de Charlt.
Ds. Howard de Esc.
Ds. Gerard de Brand.
Ds. Berkley de Strat.
Ds. Arundell de Trerice.
Da Costa, &c. Nat. Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the Naturalization of Alvaro Da Costa and others."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is
committed to these Lords following:
L. Privy Seal.
|Ds. Berkley de Berk.
Ds. Arundell de Ward.
Ds. Howard de Esc.
Ds. Berkley Strat.
Mr. Attorney General to assist their Lordships.
Their Lordships, or any Five; to meet this Afternoon, at Three of the Clock, in the Prince's
Bill for exporting Leather.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal
in Parliament assembled, That the humble Petition of
divers of the Cordwainers, Curriers, and other Manu
facturers of Leather in England, presented this Day to
the House, be, and is hereby, referred to the Consideration of the Lords Committees to whose Consideration
the Bill, intituled, "An Act for giving Liberty to buy
and export Leather and Skins tanned or dressed," stands
committed; whose Lordships are to meet thereupon at
Three of the Clock this Afternoon, in the Prince's
L. Gerard versus Carr, for a scandalous Paper.
This Day William Carr, according to the Order of
this House Yesterday, was brought to the Bar; and the
scandalous Paper printed and published against the Lord
Gerard of Brandon being shewed unto him, he did own
the Contents of the said Paper, and confessed he did
give Order it should be dispersed, but could not tell
who printed the same.
Upon Consideration hereof, it is ORDERED, That it
be referred to the Committee of Privileges, to examine
the Matter of Fact concerning this Business; whose
Lordships are to meet this Afternoon, and report to
the House To-morrow Morning.
It is further ORDERED, That the Marshal of the
Prison of the King's Bench, or his Deputy, shall bring
the Bodies of William Carr Gentleman, and Stephen
Carr, now in his Custody, before the Lords Committees of Privileges, at Three of the Clock this Afternoon; and also to the Bar of this House To-morrow
Morning, at Ten of the Clock: And it is further
ORDERED, That Grace the Wife of the said William
Carr be summoned to attend the Lords Committees
for Privileges this Afternoon, and on the House of
Peers To-morrow Morning at Ten of the Clock.
Message from the King, concerning an Adjournment.
The Lord Arlington delivered a Message to this House,
to this Effect, from the King: "That whereas His
Majesty signified His Desire that there might be an
Adjournment of both Houses of Parliament as upon
this Day, hoping by this Time the Houses would
have dispatched the Businesses as were in Agitation;
which not being done, His Majesty commanded him
to acquaint their Lordships, that His Majesty's Pleasure was, to have the Adjournment on Thursday next."
Sir R. Wiseman's and Plott's Bill.
The Earl of Essex reported, "That the Committee
have considered the Bill for settling the Lands therein mentioned upon Sir Richard Wiseman; and do think
it fit to pass, with a small Alteration."
Which, being read Twice, was Agreed to.
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for settling
the Lands therein mentioned upon Sir Richard
Wiseman and John Plott, and their Heirs, to enable
them the better to perform a Trust."
The Question being put, "Whether this Bill, with
the Amendment, shall pass?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Message to H. C. with it.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by
Sir Mundiford Brampston and Doctor Crofts:
To return them the Bill for settling Lands upon Sir
Richard Wiseman and John Plott; which the Lords
agree to, with a small Amendment, and desire the Concurrence of the Commons therein.
Writs of Certiorari Bill.
The Committee for the Bill concerning Certioraris
are to meet To-morrow in the Afternoon; and the Lord
Viscount Mountagu and the Lord Petre are added to
that Committee; and the Lord Chief Baron, Baron
Adkins, and Justice Morton, are to assist the said Committee.
Skinner versus Thompson and Riccards.
(fn. *) Answer of Maurice Thompson and Sir Andrew
Riccards to the Petition of Thomas Skynner Merchant,
(fn. *) was presented to this House, and read. (fn. *)
Ash, sent for for sueing Brunsell, a Proctor in Convocation, discharged.
Whereas, by Order of this House, dated the Fourteenth Day of November last, Thomas Ash, of Balbrough, in
the County of Derby, an Attorney at Law, was summoned to appear at the Bar of this House, for causing
Henry Brunsell Clerk, and Prebendary of Ely, a Proctor for the said Church in the Convocation, to be arrested, in November, 1666, during the Sitting of the
Convocation, contrary to the Privilege of Parliament,
who hath according to the said Order given his Attendance on the House this Day; and the said Henry
Brunsell doth not appear, to prosecute the said Offence:
It is ORDERED, That the said Thomas Ash be, and
is hereby, discharged from any further Attendance on
this House, for or concerning the said Breach of the
Privilege of Parliament.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Mercurii,
18um diem instantis Decembris, hora decima Aurora,
Dominis sic decernentibus.