DIE Jovis, 12 die Februarii.
Lords take the Oath of Allegiance.
THIS Day, before the Sitting of the House, these
Lords whose Names are underwritten did, in the Presence of the Lord Keeper and a competent Number of
Lords of His Majesty's Privy Council, kneeling at
the Woolsack whereupon the Lord Keeper sits, take the
Oath of Allegiance provided and mentioned in the Parliament 3° Regis Jacobi.
The Gentleman Usher held the Bible, and the Clerk
of the Crown read the Oath.
Archbp. of Cant.
DIE Jovis, 12 die Februarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
|His Royal Highness the Duke of York.
Epus. Cov. et Litch.
Ds. Finch, Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Ds. Thesaurarius Angliæ.
Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
Marq. de Worcester.
Comes Norwich, Comes Marescallus Angliæ.
Comes de Brecknock, Senescallus Hospitii Domini Regis.
Comes S'ti Albani, Camerarius Hospitii Domini Regis.
Ds. Howard de Esc.
Ds. Herbert de Cherh.
Ds. Gerard de Brand.
Ds. Berkley de Strat.
Ds. Arundell de Trer.
Ds. Butler de M. Park.
Ds. Butler de West.
Ds. Grey de Rolleston.
Mercer versus Mercer.
Whereas this House had appointed to hear Counsel
at the Bar, in the Appeal of Robert Mercer against
Upon reading the Petition of the said Alice Mercer,
an Infant, by her Guardian Richard Blackmore, praying
a longer Day, living far remote, and being unprepared
at present; it is thereupon ORDERED, That the said
Cause shall be heard, by Counsel on both Parts, at the
Bar, on Saturday the 21th Instant, at Ten of the Clock
in the Forenoon; of which the present Petitioner is to
give timely Notice to the Plaintiff in the said Appeal.
Holcroft versus Dickinson, in Error.
Upon reading the Petition of Mary Holcroft Widow;
shewing, "That she having in Easter Terme last obtained
a Judgement, in the Court of Common Pleas, against
John Dickinson; which Judgement being affirmed in
the Court of King's Bench, the said John Dickinson
hath brought a Writ of Error upon the said Judgement into this Court on the 23 of January last, but
hath not assigned Errors thereon within Eight Days,
according to the Rules of this High Court; and
therefore prays a short Day may be appointed for that
Purpose, or that the Record may be remitted:"
It is thereupon ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual
and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said
John Dickinson be, and is hereby, required peremptorily
to assign his Errors upon the said Writ on or before
Wednesday the 18th Day of this Instant February, at
Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; whereof the Petitioner is to cause timely Notice to be given the said
Dickenson for that Purpose.
Heads for securing the Protestant Religion.
The House was adjourned into a Committee, to proceed in the Consideration of the Heads concerning the
securing of the Protestant Religion.
The House was resumed.
The Earl of Bridgwater reported, "That the Committee hath made a further Progress in Consideration
of the Heads concerning securing of the Protestant
Religion; and the Committee desires the House would
please to appoint another Time for the said Committee
to sit again for that Business."
And the House appointed Saturday Morning next, to
E. of Norwich's Sons, Privilege, not to be prosecuted for Recusancy.
This House being informed, "That Henry Lord Howard, Eldest Son of the Earl of Norwich Earl Marshal of England, and Thomas Howard Esquire, Second Son of the said Earl, are proceeded against for
Recusancy, during the Sitting of Parliament, contrary to the Privilege of Parliament:"
Upon Consideration had thereof, it is ORDERED, by the
Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled,
That the said Henry Lord Howard and Thomas Howard
(not being Convicted Recusants) shall have the Privilege
of Parliament, to be discharged of all Proceedings had
against them, or either of them, for Recusancy, since the
Time of Privilege began, and during the Continuance of
the same Privilege; and that if any Indictment have been
brought against them, or either of them, for Recusancy,
during the Time of Privilege aforesaid, the same shall
forthwith be brought into the Court of King's Bench by
Certiorari, and the King's Attorney shall enter a Non
Prof. upon the same.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Veneris, 13um
instantis Februarii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.