House of Lords Journal Volume 14
25 May 1685

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 14: 25 May 1685', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 14: 1685-1691 (1767-1830), pp. 15-16. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=12932 Date accessed: 25 October 2014.


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DIE Lunæ, 25 die Maii.

REX.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Arch. Yorke.
Epus. London.
Epus. Durham.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Cov. et Litch.
Epus. Peterborough.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Lyncolne.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Worcester.
Epus. Landaff.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Epus. Gloucester.
Epus. Ely.
Epus. Carlisle.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Rochester.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
L. Keeper.
2 L. President.
1 L. Treasurer.
L. Privy Seal.
E. Marshal.
L. Steward.
Duke of Somerset.
Duke of Bucks.
Duke of Albemarle.
Duke of Beaufort.
L. Great Chamberlain.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Shrewsbury.
Comes Kent.
Comes Derby.
Comes Rutland.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Pembrooke & Mount.
Comes Dorset.
Comes Bridgwater.
Comes Leycester.
Comes Devon.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Westmerland.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Berks.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Peterborough.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Chesterfeild.
Comes Thannet.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Craven.
Comes Aylisbury.
Comes Burlington.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Danby.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Macclesfeld.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Gaynesborough.
Comes Plymouth.
Vicecomes Say & Seale.
Vicecomes Fauconberg.
Vicecomes Mordant.
Vicecomes Newport.
Vicecomes Townsend.
Vicecomes Weymouth.
Vicecomes Hatton.
Ds. Delawar.
Ds. Morley.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Coniers.
Ds. Cromwell.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Coventry.
Ds. Leigh.
Ds. Jermyn.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Crewe.
Ds. Arundell T.
Ds. Butler of Weston.
Ds. Lumley.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Stawell.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Churchill.
Ds. Jefferyes.

PRAYERS.

Lords take the Oaths.

These Lords following took the Oaths of Supremacy and Allegiance, and subscribed the Declaration, in Pursuance of the Act for the more effectual preserving the King's Person and Government, by disabling Papists from sitting in either House of Parliament:

Phillip Lord Wharton.

Humphrey Lord Bishop of Bangor.

Thomas Lord Bishop of Cov. & Litchfeild.

Heneage Earl of Winchilsea.

Memorandum, That Heneage Earl of Winchilsea took the Oaths and the Test, according to the Statute made in the 25 Year of King Charles the Second.

King's Answer to the Address.

The Lord Keeper reported, "That the House presented to His Majesty their (fn. *) humble Address; which His Majesty received very graciously; and said, The Assurances you give Me now of your standing by Me, are not new to Me: You did it before I came to the Crown, and withstood the Violence of a Party which designed the Overturning of the Monarchy; of all which I am as sensible as you can desire, which upon all Occasions I shall let you see. And as it is your Interest, as well as Inclination, to support the Crown; so it is Mine to support you in all your just Rights and Privileges, the better to enable you to do it."

Fitton versus L. Gerard, now E. of Macclesfield.

Upon reading the Order made upon the Petition and Appeal of Alexander Fitton:

The Question being put, "Whether this Order, as it is now drawn, shall stand?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

The Lord Great Chamberlain, the Earl of Danby, and the Lord Bishop of Litchfeild and Coventry, were added to the Committee for Petitions.

Eliz. Harvey versus Sir T. Harvey.

Upon reading the Order drawn between Mrs. Elizabeth Harvey Widow, and Sir Thomas Harvey:

After some Debate;

The Question was put, "Whether this Order shall stand?"

It was Resolved in the Negative.

Then it was proposed, "That this House will not proceed upon the Petition of Mrs. Harvey until she doth personally appear, having the Protection of this House."

It was moved, "That these Words might be added ["or give sufficient Security to perform such Order as this House shall make"]."

The Question being put, "Whether the abovesaid Words shall be added?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Then,

Not to be proceded in till Mrs. Harvey appears, or gives Security.

The intire Question was put, "That this House will not proceed upon the Petition of Mrs. Harvy until she doth personally appear, having the Protection of this House; or give sufficient Security to perform such Order as this House shall make?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Protest against it.

The Earl of Anglesey, before the putting of the Question, desired Leave to enter his Dissent, if the Question was carried in the Affirmative; which being granted, he entered his Dissent, as follows:

"I do dissent to this Vote, being a heavy and an unprecedented Obstruction to Judicature and Appeals.

"Anglesey."

Bp. of Glouc. to preach the 29th Inst.

ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Lord Bishop of Gloucester be, and is hereby, desired to preach before the House of Peers, in the Abbey Church at Westm. on Friday next, the 29th Day of this Instant May, being the Day of Thanksgiving to ALMIGHTY GOD, for having put an End to the great Rebellion, by the Restitution of the King and Royal Family.

Indictments against E. Powis, L. Arundel of Ward. and L. Bellasis, to be discharged.

Whereas several Indictments of High Treason were found at the Sessions of the Peace held at Westminster, against William Earl of Powis, Henry Lord Arundell of Wardour, and John Lord Bellasis, which are since brought into this House by Certiorari, pursuant to an Order dated the 9th of April, 1678; the House being this Day informed, by Mr. Attorney General, "That His Majesty hath sent a Warrant to him directed, to enter a Noli prosequi upon the said Indictments:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That His Majesty's said Attorney General may have Recourse to the said Indictments, in order to the entering a Noli prosequi thereupon, pursuant to His Majesty's Warrant: And it is further ORDERED, That the Bail given in the Court of King's Bench, for the Appearance of the said William Earl of Powis, Henry Lord Arundell of Wardour, and John Lord Bellasis, be, and are hereby, discharged.

Harvey's Cause not to be proceeded in till Mrs. Harvey appears.

Upon reading the Petition of Mrs. Elizabeth Hervey, and an Order thereupon directed to be drawn:

It is Resolved, upon the Question, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will not proceed upon the Petition of Mrs. Hervey until she doth personally appear, having the Protection of this House, or give sufficient Security to perform such Order as this House shall make.

Adjourn.

Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Martis, videlicet, 26um diem instantis Maii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.

Footnotes

* humbly, in Originali.