DIE Mercurii, 16 Maii.
Domini præsentes fuerunt:
||17 Comes Manchester, Speaker.
1 Dux Bucks.
2 L. Great Chamberlain.
5 Comes Bedford.
13 Comes Denbih.
9 Comes Dorsett.
7 Comes Lyncolne.
12 Comes North'ton.
22 Viscount Conway.
6 Comes Pembrooke.
19 Comes Stamford.
16 Comes Westm'land.
23 Viscount Stafford.
10 Comes Exon.
11 Comes Bridgwater.
4 Comes Rutland.
20 Comes Newport.
18 Comes Berks.
8 Comes Suffolke.
15 Comes Bollingbrooke.
21 Viscount Say & Seale.
14 Comes Clare.
3 Comes Derby.
|1 Ds. De la Warr.
19 Ds. Capell.
6 Ds. Chandos.
18 Ds. Herbert.
10 Ds. Grey.
14 Ds. Lovelace.
16 Ds. Coventrye.
9 Ds. Mountagu.
3 Ds. Dacres.
5 Ds. Pagett.
7 Ds. Hunsdon.
12 Ds. Robertes.
13 Ds. Craven.
17 Ds. Howard of Esc.
15 Ds. Maynard.
8 Ds. Gerrard.
11 Ds. Deincourt.
4 Ds. Wharton.
2 Ds. Sandys.
E. of Portland, concerning a Statue of the late King.
Upon Information to the House, "That the Earl of
Portland having lately discovered where a Brass Horse
is, with His late Majesty's Figure upon it, which in
Justice he conceives belongs to Him; and, there being
no Courts of Justice now open wherein he can sue
for it, doth humbly desire the Lords to be pleased
to order that it may not be removed from the Place
where it now is, nor defaced, nor otherwise disposed
of, till the Title may be determined in Law to whom
Which was accordingly ordered by the House.
Answer from H. C.
The Messengers sent with the Message Yesterday to
the House of Commons return with this Answer:
That they have delivered the Vote and the Alteration to them; and they will send an Answer by Messengers of their own.
Order to prevent Waste in the King's Lands, &c.
ORDERED, That an Order be sent to all Sheriffs in
the several Counties, to prevent the Cutting and Destruction of Woods upon the King's Lands and Parks.
Bill for settling the Nation.
ORDERED, That the Committee for the Ordinance
of settling the Affairs of the Kingdom shall meet this
Afternoon, at Three of the Clock; and shall have
Power to adjourn themselves from Time to Time, as
they shall see Cause.
Warner, Master of the King's Barge, to have the Care of it.
Upon Report made by the Earl of Pembrooke, from
the Committee of Petitions, "That, upon the Petition
of Warner, Bargeman to His Majesty, he and other
the King's Watermen be forthwith authorized to
take into their Care the Barge called The Brigantine,
there being no other Barge fit for His Majesty's Service, and that built with the Public Revenue."
This House ordered it accordingly.
Bushel to be restored to his Estate.
2. It was also reported, "That the Committee for Petitions think fit, that Thomas Bushell Esquire be
forthwith restored to the Possession of his Estate,
according to Articles for his surrendering the Isle of
Lundy; which Articles of the Lord Viscount Say
and Sir Thomas Fairfax to him, were confirmed by
both Houses of Parliament."
Which Report this House confirmed, and ordered
E. India Company and Skinner.
1. The Earl of Pembrooke also reported, from the Committee of Petitions, "That the Cause between the
India Company and Skynner, about staying of a Ship
going to the East Indiaes, is agreed between the
Justice Baynes, accused of treasonable Words, discharged.
The House heard the Complaint against Justice
Baynes; and there being nothing proved against him,
the Speaker, by the Direction of the House, told him,
"That their Lordships did discharge him, and cleared
him, as being innocent from the Accusation against
him; and wished him to go on in his Discharge of
his Office, to prevent any Disorders that shall come
before him, and discountenance them."
Gunter and Bradley to attend.
ORDERED, That Gunter and Bradley shall attend
this House To-morrow Morning, at which Time the
Marshal of the King's Bench Prison shall bring
Curtis, a Prisoner under him, at the same Time before
this House, to take his Oath, to give in his Testimony
before the Lords Committees for Petitions.
Inhabitants of Tunbridge Wells, &c. against Wyborne.
Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of
Bidborough, and other Towns next to Tunbridge Wells;
complaining, "That one John Wyborne, a Sadler, hath
digged up the said Wells and Paving Stones, which
is a public Prejudice:"
Hereupon it is ORDERED, To be referred to the
Two next Justices of the Peace, to certify to this House
the Truth of the Matter of Fact; and for the present
to give Order, that the Wells be put into the same
Condition and Order as they were formerly, for a public
Estimate of the Expence of the King's Reception.
The Earl of Dorsett reported from the Committee for
the King's Reception, "That they Yesterday had before them several of the King's Servants, and Sir
Robert Fenn and Sir Henry Wood Clerks of the Green
Cloth, Mr. Kynnersley of the Wardrobe, Mr. Armory
of the Stable, and Mr. Jackson Clerk of the Kitchen;
and they gave in these Estimates following, for Necessaries for the King's present Reception; as,
|"Silver Plate, of all several Sorts and Sizes,
|For Table Linen of all Sorts,
|For a Week's Diet, at Fifty-three Pounds per Diem,
|For Coaches and Stable,
|For furnishing His Majesty's Bedchamber, &c.
|For repairing The Mewes,
|Repairs of Whitehall, St. James', and Somersett House, estimated at
|The Crown and Sceptre, besides Robes,
This Report was confirmed by the House.
Birkhead restored to be Serjeant at Arms.
Upon perusing the Patent of Serjeant Birkhead, made
in the Year 1637, by the late King, to create him a
Serjeant at Arms during his natural Life: The House
was satisfied with the Legality of his Title, and ordered him to attend the King at His Reception, and during the further Pleasure of His Majesty.
Message to H. C. to remind them of the Order to stay the Waste of the King's Woods, &c.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons,
by Dr. Childe and Mr. Rich:
To put them in Mind of an Order sent down to
them formerly, concerning the Order for preventing
Waste and Destruction of the Woods and Houses
of the King.
Privilege of Parliament, and Order of passing Business between the Houses.
ORDERED, That the Committee for Privileges do
meet this Afternoon, at Three of the Clock, to consider of the Privileges of this House, both in and out
of Parliament; and what Order ought to be observed
in the passing of Businesses between both Houses.
ORDERED, That these Lords following be added to
the Committee for Privileges:
1 E. Lyndsey.
2 E. Rivers.
|1 L. Pagett.
2 L. Lovelace.
Committee for Petitions.
ORDERED, That the Earl of Lyndsey, Earl of Stamford, Viscount Conway, Lord Wharton, Lord Pagett,
Lord Lovelace, and Lord Herbert, be added to the
Committee for Petitions.
Middleton to deliver a Mace to Serjeant Lee.
ORDERED, That Serjeant Middleton do, upon Sight
hereof, deliver a Mace, which now remains in his Custody, into the Hands of Mr. Serjeant Lee, for the present Use of His Majesty; and this to be a sufficient
Discharge for the same.
House adjourned till 9a cras.