DIE Sabbati, 9 die Novembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Epus. St. David's.
Marq. de Halyfax, Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
Ds. Grey de R.
Ds. Howard de Effing.
Ds. North & Grey.
Bill for Relief of those who did not take the Oaths in limited Time.
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for Relief of
such as have not taken the Oaths within the Time limited by an Act of this present Parliament."
The Question being put, "Whether this Bill shall
pass for a Law?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Message to H. C. with it.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by
Sir Miles Cooke and Mr. Methwin:
To deliver the Bill, intituled, "An Act for Relief
of such as have not taken the Oaths within the Time
limited by an Act of this present Parliament;" and
desire their Concurrence thereunto.
Papers concerning L. Griffin's Commitment.
Several Letters and Papers concerning the Lord Griffin
Whereupon the Order ensuing was made:
L. Griffin to be brought to the Bar.
"ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal
in Parliament assembled, That the Chief Governor of
Their Majesties Tower of London, his Deputy or Deputies, do bring in safe Custody to the Bar of this
House Edward Lord Griffin, now Prisoner there, on
Monday next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon;
and this shall be a sufficient Warrant on that Behalf.
"To the Right Honourable the Lord Lucas,
Chief Governor of Their Majesties Tower
of London, his Deputy and Deputies, and
every of them."
ORDERED, That the Bishop of Rochester, Bishop of
Exon, Bishop of Bangor, and the Bishop of Chester,
are added to the Committee for the Bill for the more
easy paying of Small Tithes.
L. Preston to attend, concerning his Claim of Privilege as an English Peer.
The House being informed, "That Richard Lord
Viscount Preston, of the Kingdom of Scotland, claims
the Privilege of a Peer of this Realm:"
It is thereupon ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual
and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said
Lord Viscount Preston do attend this House on Monday
next, at Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon.
D. of Newcastle excused.
This Day Richard Wright and William Willson attested, upon Oath, at the Bar, "That the Duke of
Newcastle was so sick, that he cannot attend this
Upon this, his Absence was excused.
Peers, concerning their being heard on the Merits of their Commitment.
This Day being appointed to take into Consideration
the Case of the Lord Delamer, as to a Peer's being
heard, upon his Petition, to the Merits of his Commitment:
It is ORDERED, That this House will take the same
into Consideration on Monday next.
King's Answer to the Address, for the Committee to peruse the Council Books of the late Kings.
The Lord Steward acquainted the House, "That he
and the other Lords with White Staves had attended
His Majesty, with the Address of this House, for the
Committee of Inspections to have Liberty to peruse
the Council Books of King Charles the Second, and
the late King James; and that the Clerks of the
Council might attend the Committee; to which His
Majesty's Answer was, That He readily granted the
Desires in the Address."
Robertus Atkins, Miles de Balneo, Capitalis Baro de
Scaccario, Orator Procerum, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Lunæ, videlicet, undecimum diem instantis Novembris, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.