DIE Jovis, 15 die Januarii.
This Day, before the Sitting of this House, these
Lords whose Names are under written did, in the
Presence of the Lord Keeper and a competent Number of the Lords of His Majesty's Privy Council,
kneeling at the Woolsack whereon the Lord Keeper
sits, take the Oath of Allegiance provided and mentioned in the Parliament A° 3° Regis Jacobi.
The Gentleman Usher held the Bible, and the Clerk
of the Crown read the Oath.
Earl of Warwick & Holland. Ds. Asteley.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
|His Royal Highness the Duke of York.
Epus. Cov. & Litch.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
Ds. Finch, Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Ds. Thesaurarius Angliæ.
Comes Lyndesey, Magnus Camerarius Angliæ.
Comes de Brecknock, Senescallus Hospitii Domini Regis.
Comes Warwick & Holland.
Ds. Berkeley de Berk.
Ds. Howard de Esc.
Ds. Gerard de Brand.
Ds. Berkley de Strat.
Ds. Arundell de Trer.
Ds. Butler de Moore Park.
Ds. Butler de Weston.
Ds. Grey de Rolleston.
King's Answer concerning the Fast.
The Lord Keeper reported, "That both Houses
attended His Majesty Yesterday at Whitehall, and
presented to Him the humble Petition for a Fast; and
His Majesty received the same very graciously; and
immediately went to Council, and gave Order for a
Proclamation for a Fast, to be kept the Fourth Day
of February next in this Town and Ten Miles about;
and the Week after, throughout all the Kingdom."
Coddrington versus Prettyman, in Error.
Upon reading the Petition of Mary Codrington
Widow, Defendant in a Writ of Error wherein William
Prettyman Esquire is Plaintiff; shewing, "That the said
Writ of Error hath been depending in this House
ever since the 26th of March last, wherein no Errors
are yet assigned by the said Plaintiff; and therefore
prays that a short Day may be set, for the Plaintiff to
assign his Errors, or that the said Writ of Error may
It is ORDERED thereupon, by the Lords Spiritual
and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said
William Prettyman be, and is hereby, required to assign
Errors on the said depending Writ, on or before Thursday the 22th of this Instant January, at Ten of the
Clock in the Forenoon.
Hallet versus Kendall.
Upon reading the Answer and Plea of Thomas Kendall Esquire and Mary his Wife, to the Petition and
Appeal of Mary Hallet Widow, Relict of John Hallet
deceased, and Johanna Hallet One of the Daughters
and Coheirs of the said John Hallet, as also the Answer
of the said Thomas Kendall to a Petition of the said
Mary Hallet, presented to this House on the Ninth of
It is thereupon ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual
and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House
will hear Counsel at the Bar, on both Parts, upon the
said Petitions and Answers, on Thursday the 22th of this
instant January, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon;
whereof the Petitioner is to cause timely Notice to be
given to the said Thomas Kendall, to the End he may
be ready at the Time aforesaid.
Trustees of E. Shrewsbury, L. Brudnell, Talbot, & al. versus D. of Bucks.
Upon reading the Petition of Francis Lord Brudenell
and others, the nearest Relations to Charles now Earl
of Shrewsbury; complaining against George Duke of
Bucks and Anna Maria Countess of Shrewsbury, as also
the Answer of the said Duke of Bucks (to the said Petition) appointed to be put in this Day:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear
the said Petitioners, or some of them, to make their
Proofs of the Matters alledged in the said Petition, at
the Bar of this House, on Wednesday the 21th Day of
January Instant, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon;
whereof the Petitioners, or some of them, are to cause
timely Notice to be given to the said Duke of Bucks;
and they are hereby also required in like Manner to
cause a Copy of the said Petition to be left at the latest
Dwelling-house of the said Countess of Shrewsbury
here in Town.
E. of Arlington desires Leave to vindicate himself in H. C.
Upon Occasion of the Earl of Arlington's moving the
House this Day, "That he might have their Lordships
Leave to go down to the House of Commons, to
vindicate himself from some Aspersions laid on him
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That it be referred to the
Lords Committees for Privileges, to search the Journals
of this House, what hath been formerly the Practice in
such Cases, and report the same to this House.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Veneris,
16um diem instantis Januarii, hora decima Aurora,
Dominis sic decernentibus.