DIE Veneris, 16 die Januarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
|His Royal Highness the Duke of York.
Epus. Cov. et Litch.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
Ds. Finch, Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Ds. Thesaurarius Angliæ.
Comes de Brecknock, Senescallus Hospitii Domini Regis.
Comes St. Albani, Camerarius Hospitii Domini Regis.
Ds. Grey de Wark.
Ds. Howard de Esc.
Ds. Gerard de Brand.
Ds. Berkley de Strat.
Ds. Butler de M. Park.
Ds. Butler de West.
Ds. Grey de Rolleston.
Order to prevent Stoppages in the Streets leading to this House.
Whereas Complaint is made unto this House, "That
there is much Interruption, by Hackney Coaches,
Carts, and Drays, in Kingstreet, in the City of
Westminster; so that the Lords and others are frequently hindered from coming to Parliament, to the
Disservice of the King and Kingdom, and Hinderance of the Members of Parliament passing to and
from the Houses of Parliament aforesaid:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Lord Steward
of His Majesty's Household, as he is High Steward of
the City of Westminster, or his Deputy, together with
the Justices of Peace of the said City, shall, by their
Care and Directions to the Constables within the said
Limits, take special Order, That no empty Hackney
Coach be suffered to make any Stay, between Whitehall
and The Old Palace Yard in Westm. aforesaid, from Nine
of the Clock in the Morning to One in the Afternoon
of the same Day, during all the Sitting of this Parliament; and that no Carriages by Carts or Drays be
permitted to go through the said Streets, between the
Hours aforesaid, during the Sitting of both Houses of
Parliament: And herein a special Care is to be taken
by the said Justices and Constables, as the contrary will
be answered to this House.
Ly. O Brian's Claim to the Barony of Clifton, of Leighton Bromswold.
The Earl of Berks reported the Opinion of the
Committee for Privileges, concerning the Claim of
the Lady Katherine O Brian to the Title of the Barony of Clifton, of Leighton Bromswold, as followeth:
"That, upon Examination of the Business referred
to their Lordships, concerning the Claim made by
Katherine Lady O Brian, on the Behalf of herself
and Donatus O Brian her Son, to the Barony of
Clifton of Leighton Bromswold, their Lordships do
find, that Jervais Lord Clifton was summoned,
by Writ, to Parliament, in Sexto Jacobi, by the
Title of Lord Clifton of Leighton Bromswold; so as
the Barony, being a Fee Simple, ought to descend
from the said Lord Clifton upon his Heirs; and that
the Lady Katherine O Brian (the Petitioner) being
the Heir General, lineally descended from the said
Lord Clifton, the said Barony doth of Right descend
to her and her Heirs."
Hereupon the House made the ensuing Order:
"Upon Report made this Day by the Earl of Berks,
from the Lords Committees for Privileges, concerning the Claim made by Katherine Lady O Brian,
on Behalf of herself and Donatus O Brian her Son,
to the Barony of Clifton of Leighton Bromswold: It
is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal
in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear
His Majesty's Counsel Learned in the Laws, videlicet, Mr. Serjeant Maynard, Mr. Attorney General,
and Mr. Solicitor General, on Tuesday next, at Ten
of the Clock in the Forenoon, upon the said Claim;
whereof the said Lady Obrian is to cause timely
Notice to be given to His Majesty's said Counsel, to
the End they may be ready accordingly, at which
Time she may likewise attend with her Counsel."
Order to be kept in the Rooms near this House.
ORDERED, That it be referred to the Lords Committees for Privileges, to enquire and consider of the
Means of keeping good Order in the Painted Chamber
and Court of Requests, and the Rooms whereinto the
Lords do retire about the House of Peers, as also in
all the Avenues unto the House, and who are proper
Officers for that Purpose; and make Report thereof
unto the House.
Bill against Abuses on the Stat. of Bankrupts.
ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal
in Parliament assembled, That it be, and is hereby, recommended to the Lord Chief Justice of the Court of
King's Bench, and Lord Chief Justice of the Court of
Common Pleas, to prepare a Bill for reforming the
Abuses practised upon the Statute of Bankrupts, and
present the same unto this House.
Bp. Sarum to preach 30 Jan.
ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal
in Parliament assembled, That the Lord Bishop of Salisbury be, and is hereby, desired and appointed to
preach before the Lords, in the Abbey Church at Westminster, on Friday the Thirtieth Day of this Instant January, being the Anniversary Fast for the Martyrdom of
King Charles the First.
Bp. Rochester to preach at the Fast.
ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in
Parliament assembled, That the Lord Bishop of Rochester be, and is hereby, desired and appointed to
preach before the Lords, in the Abbey Church at Westm.
on Wednesday the Fourth Day of February next, being
appointed by His Majesty for a Public Fast.
The Lord Fretchevile is added to the Committee for
the Bill concerning the Lord Cornwallis.
The Lord Asteley is added to be of all the Standing
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Sabbati,
17um diem instantis Januarii, hora decima Aurora,
Dominis sic decernentibus.
Lords take the Oath of Allegiance.
This Day, after the Adjournment of this House,
the Lords Spiritual and Temporal whose Names
are underwritten 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 Anno
3° Regis Jacobi.
The Gentleman Usher held the Bible, and the Clerk
of the Crown read the Oath.