DIE Martis, 7 die Aprilis.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
||His Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Epus. Cov. et Lich.
L. Great Chamberlain.
Comes St. Albans.
Viscount Say et Seale.
Viscount de Stafford.
Ds. Berkley de B.
Ds. Howard de Ch.
Ds. Berkley de Str.
Petition against Priests, &c. and King's Answer, to be printed.
The Duke of Albemarle reported, "That himself
and those Lords as were appointed with some Members of the House of Commons have waited on the
King, and given Him Thanks, as they were directed; and His Majesty hath given Order for the Printing and Publishing those Papers as were desired
might be printed."
Petition of Officers Widows.
A Petition from divers Widows, whose Husbands had
served the King, and were slain in the late Wars, was
read; desiring, "some voluntary Contribution for their
Subsistence from their Lordships, as they have had
from the House of Commons."
Forrester's Petition, about repairing Highways, &c.
Upon reading the Petition of Abraham Forrester,
concerning a new Invention for repairing of all the
Highways in England, and the cleansing of the Streets
and Highways about London and Westm.:
It is ORDERED, To be referred to the Committee
appointed to consider of the Statute touching Highways, and for preventing the Stoppage in the Streets;
and, having heard the Business, to make Report thereof to this House.
Sandys & al. Petition concerning the River Wye.
Upon reading the Petition of Windsor Sandys Esquire, James Pitson, and others concerned with and
for them, and an of the Council Board, dated
the 31th of October, 1662, concerning the River of
Wye, in the County of Surrey, and the Navigation
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition
and Order with the whole Matter therein contained,
are hereby referred to the Committee appointed for
the Bill, intituled, "An Act to make Rivers navigable, in the Counties of Surrey, Sussex, and South'ton;" to hear all Parties concerned in the said Petition and Order, and to endeavour a Composure and
Settling all Differences between them by a Mediation,
so that, by a Consent of all Parties, a Bill may be
framed and offered to this House accordingly.
And the Lord Viscount Mountagu and the Lord
Berkley of Berkley are added to the said Committee.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Jovis, 9um diem
instantis Aprilis, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.