DIE Sabbati, 11 die Maii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Arch. of Yorke.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Epus. St. David's.
Marq. de Halyfax, C. P. S.
Marq. de Carmarden, L. President.
Dux Norff. Comes Maresc.
Dux de Bolton.
Comes Lyndsey, L. Great Chamberlain.
Comes Devon, L. Steward.
Comes Dorset, L. Chamberlain.
Ds. Howard de Essingham.
Marq. de Halyfax Speaker pro Tempore.
Rights of the Subject, and Succession of the Crown, Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for declaring
the Rights and Liberties of the Subject, and settling
the Succession of the Crown."
Bradshaw versus Northend.
Upon reading the Petition of Sir James Bradshaw;
praying, "That his Cause, which was appointed to be
heard on Monday next, may be put off to a further
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal
in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the
said Cause, by Counsel on both Sides, on Saturday next,
being the 18th Instant, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; whereof the said Sir James Bradshawe is to
cause timely Notice to be given to the Defendant, by the
Service of this Order upon him, to the End he attend
with his Counsel accordingly.
Lampen versus Clobery.
Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Ezechiell
Lampen, Executor and Residuary Legatee of William
Clobery deceased, complaining of a Decree obtained
against him, on the Behalf of Oliver Clobery, wherein he
is decreed to pay the Arrears and growing Interest of
Five Hundred Pounds Half-yearly; and to give Security
in Chancery, by Recognizance, to continue the Payment thereof; which Decree was, on or about the
15th Day of November, 1677, confirmed, and since signed
and enrolled; and praying the Reversal of the said
Decree, and other Things in the Petition set forth:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Oliver Clobery may have a Copy of the said Petition and Appeal;
and be, and is hereby, required to put in his Answer
thereunto, in Writing, on Tuesday the 28th of May
Instant, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; and that in
the mean Time all Proceedings on the said Decree and
Recognizance be stayed; whereof the said Ezechiel
Lampen is to cause timely Notice to be given to the said
Oliver Clobery, to the End he may answer accordingly.
Commissioners of the Great Seal, Bill.
ORDERED, That this House will proceed to read the
Amendments to the Bill, intituled, "An Act for enabling the Commissioners of the Great Seal to execute
the Office of the Lord Chancellor or Lord Keeper,"
on Monday next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
E. of Salisbury, longer Time for bringing over his Brothers.
The House being moved, on the Behalf of the Earl
of Salisbury, now Prisoner in The Tower, who, by Order of the Third of April last past, was to cause his
Brothers William and Charles (now beyond the Seas) to
be returned to the Countess of Burlington before the
15th Instant;' and that, in order thereunto, he sent a
Person to fetch them, who fell sick at Dover, and did
not recover till the 30th of April last, and then his Pass
was out; and desiring some longer Time may be allowed for bringing over his said Brothers, which he
promises to do with all Speed:
It is thereupon ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual
and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said
Earl of Salisbury hath hereby further Time until Saturday the First of June next; and the House expects this
Order to be punctually observed, or otherwise this
House will further proceed against his Lordship as the
The House was adjourned during Pleasure; and many
of the Lords attended His Majesty, in the Prince's
After a while, the King ascended His Royal Throne,
adorned with His Crown and Regal Robes and Ornaments.
His Majesty gave Command to the Gentleman Usher
of the Black Rod, to signify His Pleasure to the Commons, "That they attend Him presently."
Who being come, with their Speaker; His Majesty
gave His Royal Assent to these Bills; the Titles were
read by the Clerk of the Crown; (videlicet),
"1. An Act for the better securing the Government,
by disarming Papists and reputed Papists."
"2. An Act for rectifying a Mistake in a certain Act
in this present Parliament, for the amoving Papists
from the Cities of London and Westminster."
"3. An Act, That the Simoniacal Promotion of one
Person may not prejudice another."
To these the Royal Assent was pronounced, by the
Clerk of the Parliament, in these Words,
"Le Roy et la Reyne le veulent."
"4. An Act for the Naturalization of Henry de Nassau and others."
"5. An Act for the annulling and making void the
Attainder of Algernoone Sydney Esquire."
To these the Royal Assent was pronounced in these
"Soit fait come il est desire."
Council held in the Prince's Chamber.
This being done, His Majesty retired into the Prince's
Lodgings, and held a Council.
D. Somerset, Speaker pro Tempore.
After a while, the House made Choice of the Duke
of Somerset for their Speaker pro Tempore.
The House was resumed.
Judges to attend, about Oates's Judgement.
ORDERED, That Sir Richard Holloway and Sir Francis Withens be, and are hereby, required to attend this
House, to give their Reasons or Grounds for their Judgement given against Tytus Otes, on Monday next, at Ten
of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Dux de Somerset, Orator Procerum pro Tempore,
declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse
usque in diem Lunæ, videlicet, 13um diem instantis Maii,
hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.