DIE Sabbati, 14 die Februarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
|His Royal Highness the Duke of York.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
Ds. Finch, Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Ds. Thesaurarius Angliæ.
Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
Marq. de Worcester.
Comes Norwich, et Comes Marescallus Angliæ.
Comes de Brecknock, Senescallus Hospitii Domini Regis.
Comes S'ti Albani, Camerarius Hospitii Domini Regis.
Ds. Arundell de Ward.
Ds. Grey de Wark.
Ds. Howard de Esc.
Ds. Herbert de Cher.
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.
Message from H. C. with a Bill.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons;
by Mr. Biscowen and others; who brought up a Bill,
by the House of Commons, intituled, "An Act for confirming certain Leases made by Sir William Strode
and John Drake Esquire, and for enabling Sir Francis Drake Baronet to settle a Jointure, and make Provision for his Younger Children;" to which their
Lordships Concurrence is desired.
Lords to take the Oath of Allegiance.
The House this Day examining the List of such Lords
as have taken the Oath of Allegiance this Session in this
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That such Lords as are
now present, and have not taken the said Oath, do take
it this Day, at the Rising of the House; and such other
Lords as are now absent, and have not taken it, are to
have the said Oath tendered to them when they come
next to the House.
Herbert, King's Servant, versus Standen, Privilege.
Upon reading the Petition of Edward Herbert Esquire,
One of His Majesty's Gentlemen Pensioners in Ordinary (as also upon the Oath of the said Edward Herbert);
setting forth, "That in January last, while he was attending on His Majesty's Person, and in the Time of
Privilege of Parliament, William Standen, of Brightwell, in the County of Bucks, Esquire, seized his Cattle, to the Value of Fifty Pounds, and sold the same,
under the Pretence of the Non-payment of Eleven
Pounds, Sixteen Shillings, and Eight Pence, Rent due
in October last:"
Which being contrary to the Privilege of Parliament
belonging to His Majesty's Servants, it is thereupon
ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said William Standen be; and
is hereby, required to appear at the Bar of this House;
within One Week next after Notice given him by the
Service of this Order on him, or left at his Dwellinghouse, to answer for his said Offence; and hereof he
may not fail.
Cusack versus L. Dungannon.
Upon reading the Petition of John Cusack Gentleman; shewing, "That, pursuant to an Order of this
House, dated the 29th of March last, he exhibited
his Bill in Equity in Ireland, against the Lord Dungannon and Nicholas Bolton, who answered, Witnesses
were examined, Publication passed, and Counsel on
all Sides heard, before the Right Honourable the
Lord Chancellor of Ireland, on the Sixth of December last, when, contrary to Equity and Justice (as in
the said Petition is alledged), his Bill was not only
dismissed, but the Petitioner ordered to pay Costs to
the Defendants; from which Dismission he now appealeth to this House:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Lord Dungannon and Nicholas Bolton by their Agent (here in
Town) be, and are hereby, required to appear and put
in their Answer in Writing to the said Complaint of the
Petitioner, within Three Weeks next after Notice given
to their said Agent by the Service of this Order upon
Crispe versus Boys & al:
Whereas, upon the Petition and Appeal of John and
Thomas Crispe Esquires, Executors of Sir Nicholas Crispe,
late of London, Knight and Baronet, deceased, depending
in this House, it is among other Things ordered, "That
so soon as the Petitioners shall give Security to the
Value of Fifteen Hundred Pounds, such as the Court
of Chancery shall approve of, and Certificate made
thereof to this House, Proceedings shall be stayed
upon the Decree complained of in the said Appeal:"
Upon Certificate this Day received in this House,
under the Hand of Sir William Beversham, One of the
Masters of the Court of Chancery, "That Security is
given, as was directed by this House," it is thereupon ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal
in Parliament assembled, That all Proceedings upon the
said Decree shall be, and are hereby, appointed to be
stayed, until the Judgement of this House be given
upon the said Appeal; and hereof all Officers belonging
to the Court of Chancery are to take Notice, and yield
Heads for securing the Protestant Religion.
The House was adjourned into a Committee during
Pleasure, to proceed in the Consideration of the remaining Heads for securing the Protestant Religion as it
is established in the Church of England.
The House was resumed.
And the Earl of Bridgwater reported, "That the
Committee have considered all the Heads concerning
the securing the Protestant Religion; and they have
named a Sub-committee to prepare a Bill; in order
thereunto, their Lordships desire the House would
appoint Judges to assist them therein."
And the House ORDERED, That the Lord Chief
Justice of the Court of King's Bench, Justice Rainsford,
Justice Wylde, and Justice Ellis, or any Two of them,
do attend the said Sub-committee on Monday Morning
ext, at Nine of the Clock, in the Prince's Lodgings.
Wood and Timber, for preserving, Bill.
ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in
Parliament assembled, That the Lord Chief Justice of
the Court of Common Pleas and Mr. Justice Ellis be, and
are hereby, appointed to assist the Lords Committees appointed to consider of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for
planting and preserving of Wood and Timber," on
Monday next, at Three of the Clock in the Afternoon,
in the Prince's Lodgings, and at such Times after as
their Lordships shall meet thereupon.
Christ's Hospital versus Cholmley.
ORDERED, That the Answer of Mrs. Cholmeley to the
Petition of the Governors of Christ's Hospitall shall be
read on Monday Morning next.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Lunæ,
16um diem instantis Februarii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.
Hitherto examined by us,