DIE Jovis, 14 Januarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Epus. Cov. & Lich.
Joh'es Sommers Miles, Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Dux Leeds, Ds. Præses.
Dux Devon, Ds. Senescallus.
Dux St. Albans.
Comes Lindsey, Ds. Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Dorset, Ds. Camerarius.
Ds. Berkeley Ber.
Ds. Willughby Br.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Clifforde L.
Sir R. Holford to take Keymer's Examination.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Sir Richard Holford,
One of the Masters in Chancery attending this House,
do forthwith go to Mr. Keymer (he being sick, and not
able to attend); and take his Answer, upon Oath, to
the following Questions; (videlicet),
"Whether he was sent by the Dutchess of Norfolke to fetch Mrs. Norton, and at what Time
or Times ?"
"If he knows upon what Account, and to what
Purposes, the Dutchess sent for Mrs. Norton;
and if so, to declare the same ?
"If he knows who were the Persons that at any
Time were present when Mrs. Norton was with
the Dutchess, and to name the Persons ?"
White & al. to attend.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Mr. White, Mr.
Lawson, and Mr. Wicket, do immediately attend this
Cresset & al. examined, about Lady Mary Fenwick's Papers.
After hearing, this Day, Mr. John Cresset, Mr.
Christopher Dighton, Francis Moore, Mrs. Elizabeth
Coalbeck, Mr. William White, Mrs. Hannah Solamon,
upon their several Oaths, at the Bar:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the further Consideration of the Matter contained in the Three Papers delivered into this House by the Lady Mary Fenwick shall
be resumed To-morrow, at Twelve of the Clock; and
all the Lords summoned to attend.
Keymer too ill to be examined.
Sir Richard Holford (sent to examine Mr. Keymer)
acquainted the House, "That Mr. Keymer was very ill,
and speechless; and he could not make him understand what he said."
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Veneris, (videlicet,) decimum quintum diem instantis Januarii,
hora duodecima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.
20° Die Aprilis, 1697. Hitherto examined by us,