DIE Mercurii, 27 Januarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Epus. Bath & Well.
Joh'es Sommers Miles, Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Comes Pembroke, Ds. Privati Sigilli.
Dux Devon, Ds. Senescallus.
Ds. Willughby Er.
Ds. Berkeley Ber.
Ds. Willughby Br.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Keyser & al. Nat. Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for
naturalizing of John Keyser and others."
ORDERED, That the said Bill be committed to the
Lords following; (videlicet,)
Ds. Willoughby Br.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Herbert Ch.
Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet
on Tuesday next, at Nine of the Clock in the
Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the
House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.
D. of Ormond's Bill.
The Earl of Rochester reported from the Committee,
the Bill, intituled, "An Act for enabling the present
Duke of Ormond to raise Money, by Sale of Woods,
and making Leases of Lives renewable for ever, for
Payment of Debts, and for encouraging English
Plantation in Ireland," as fit to pass, with some
Which, being read Twice, were agreed to; and the
Bill ordered to be engrossed.
Bp. Bath & Wells, Leave to be absent.
Leave was asked, and given, for the Lord Bishop of
Bathe and Wells to go into the Country, for Recovery of
Privilege of Parliament, Bill for the Ease of the Subject, with respect to.
ORDERED, That the House shall be put into a Committee, upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the
greater Ease of the Subject, in recovering their just
Debts," on Monday the First Day of February next,
at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Written Protections vacated, and none to be granted hereafter.
The House this Day reading the Names of the Persons entered in the Book of Protections:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That all written Protections given by any Lord of this House shall be, and
are hereby, vacated and made void; and that, for the
future, no Lord of this House shall give any written
Protection to any Person whatsoever; and this Order
to be fixed on the Doors of this House and Westm'r
Martin & al. versus Stephens.
Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Thomas
Martin the Elder, Henry Marrell, Robert Bewick, Symon Brown the Elder, Symon Brown the Younger, Robert Hills, Edward Ballard, Joseph Leach, and Thomas
Cottage, from a Decree made in the Court of Exchequer,
on the Behalf of William Stephens Clerk, present Vicar
of Lynton in Cambridgesh'r; and praying the Reversal
of the said Decree; and that the said William Stephens
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said William
Stephens may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and
shall and he is hereby required to put in his Answer
thereunto, in Writing, on Saturday the Sixth Day of
February next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Message from H. C. with a Bill.
A Message from the House of Commons, by Sir
Thomas Littleton and others:
Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for
granting an Aid to His Majesty, as well by a Land
Tax as by several Subsidies and other Duties, payable for One Year;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Land Tax, &c. Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act
for granting an Aid to His Majesty, as well by a
Land Tax as by several Subsidies and other Duties,
payable for One Year."
ORDERED, That the said Bill be read the Second
Time To-morrow, at Eleven of the Clock.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens
Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem
Jovis, (videlicet,) vicesimum octavum diem instantis Januarii, hora undecima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.