DIE Martis, 17 Novembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Dux St. Albans.
|Ds. Willoughby Er.
Ds. De La Ware.
Ds. Berkeley Ber.
Ds. Fitz Walter.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Bishop of Glouc. takes the Oaths.
This Day Edward Lord Bishop of Gloucester took the
Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, pursuant to the Statute.
Message from H. C. for a Conference about the Safety of the Kingdom.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons,
by the Lord Colchester and others:
To desire a Conference, upon an Information made
to that House, of Matters relating to the Safety of the
Agreed to have a Conference, as desired.
Then the Commons who brought up the Message
were called in again; and told, "That the Lords agree
to a Conference, as desired; and appointed the same
presently, in the Painted Chamber."
ORDERED, That the Lords following are appointed
Reporters of the Conference:
Then, after some Time, the Commons being come to
the Conference, the Names of the Reporters were read,
and the House was adjourned during Pleasure; and the
Reporters went to the Conference.
Which being ended, the House was resumed.
And the Duke of Bolton reported, "That they had
attended at the Conference; and that Mr. Mountagu
managed the Conference for the Commons; and said,
that, for keeping a good Correspondency with this
House, they thought fit to inform this House as followeth:
L. Danby's Information of intercepted Papers.
"The House being informed, That the Lord Danby
can give Information of several Papers of dangerous
Consequence to the Government, lately taken by Sir
Ralph Delavall, in a French Boat going for Ireland.
"The House being informed, That Sir Ralph Delavall had lately taken a French Boat going for Ireland,
with Papers of dangerous Consequence to the Government.
Papers taken by Sir R. Delaval, going to the French Squadron.
"That, among the Papers that were taken by Sir
Ralph Delavall out of the French Advice Boat, there
was these Two Papers seized; one, intituled, "A
true Copy of General Ginckle's Letter to Sir Ralph
Delavall;" and the other intituled, "A true Copy
of the Lord Nottingham's Letter to Sir Ralph Delavall."
L. Keveton to attend.
ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in
Parliament assembled, That Peregrine Lord Keveton do
attend this House To-morrow, at Ten of the Clock in
Oaths in Ireland, Bill.
The Earl of Rochester reported, from the Select
Committee, the Clauses drawn by the Judges to be
added to the Bill, intituled, "An Act for abrogating
the Oath of Supremacy in Ireland, and appointing
The Clauses were read Twice, and agreed to, and ordered to be engrossed.
Then a Clause was offered, and read, for exempting
Attornies, Clerks in Chancery, and Physicians, who were
in Limerick at the Capltulation, from some of the Penalties of this Act.
Agreed, and ordered to be engrossed.
And then it was agreed, that the last Clause in the
Bill, as it came from the House of Commons, should
be left out.
The Lord Chandos reported the Bill, intituled, "An
Act to enable the Executors and Trustees of Sir
Thomas Putt Baronet, deceased, to lease several Messuages, Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, during
the Minority of Sir Thomas Putt Baronet, Son and
Heir of the said Sir Thomas Putt, towards the Payment
of Five Hundred Pounds apiece Legacies to his Three
Sisters, Margaret, Ursula, and Susannah Putt, as also
the Debts of the said Sir Thomas Putt the Father,"
as fit to pass, without any Amendments.
It is ORDERED, That the said Bill be engrossed.
Hitchcock versus Sedgwick.
The Earl of Fauconberge reported from the Lords
Committees appointed to consider of the Petition of
George Hitchcocke and others, against Obadiah Sedgewick,
whether the said Petition was fit to be received or not,
"That the Committee had heard Counsel on both
Sides thereupon; and that it is the Opinion of the
Committee, that the said Petition of George Hitchcock and others ought not to be received by this
After Debate thereupon, it is ORDERED, by the
Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled,
That this House will hear Counsel on both Sides, at the
Bar, on Saturday next, at Nine of the Clock in the Forenoon, the First Business, upon this Point only, Whether
the Petitioners George Hitchcocke and others ought to
have Liberty to try their Title at Law?
Shore versus Billingsley.
Upon reading the Petition of Dame Sarah Shore
Widow, Executrix of the last Will and Testament of
Sir John Shore Knight, deceased; and also surviving
Residuary Legatee and Administratrix with the Will
annexed of Mary Shore, unadministered by the said Sarah
Shore, from some Decrees, Orders, and Proceedings of
the Court of Chancery, made on the Behalf of Lewis
Billingsley; and praying the Reversal of the said Decrees, Orders, and Proceedings; and that all Proceedings
on the said Orders and Decrees may be stayed:
It is thereupon ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and
Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Lewis
Billingsley may have a Copy of the said Petition and
Appeal; and he is hereby required to put in his Answer
thereunto, in Writing, on Tuesday the First Day of
December next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon;
and that, in the mean Time, all Proceedings in the
Court below upon the said Decrees and Orders shall be,
and are hereby, stayed; whereof the Petitioner is to
cause Notice to be given to the Defendant, to the End
he answer accordingly.
Rob'tus Atkyns, Miles de Balneo, Capitalis Baro de
Scaccario, Orator Procerum, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Mercurii, (videlicet,) 18um diem instantis Novembris, hora nona Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.