DIE Mercurii, 8 die Julii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
||His Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke.
Epus. Bath et Wells.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Epus. St. David's.
Ds. Thesaurarius Angl.
L. Great Chamberlain.
Comes St. Albans.
Viscount Say et Seale.
Viscount de Stafford.
Ds. Berkley de Berk.
Ds. Gerard de Brom.
Ds. Howard de Ch.
Ds. Howard de Esc.
Ds. Gerard de Brand.
Ds. Berkley de Strat.
D. of York's Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for settling
the Profits of the Post-office, and Power of granting
Wine Licenses, on his Royal Highness the Duke of
Yorke and the Heirs Males of his Body."
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for explaining and enlarging an Act made in 43° Elizabeth, for
Relief of the Poor."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is
referred to these Lords following;
Their Lordships, or any Five; to meet on Saturday
Morning, at Nine of the Clock, in the Prince's
Freeholders of Horn Castle and Wildmore Fen.
Upon the Petition of the Freeholders and Owners
of Land, within the Soke of Horne Castle, in the
County of Lyncolne, and Commoners in Wyldemore
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal
in Parliament assembled, That Sir John Prettyman and
such others as are therein concerned shall shew Cause,
by their Counsel, on Saturday Morning next, why an
Order of this House, dated the Third of June last,
complained against by the said Inhabitants, should not
be revoked; or else, in Default thereof, the said Order
is hereby vacated and made void to all Intents and Purposes: And hereof the said Sir John Prettyman and
such as are concerned are to have speedy Notice.
Withers, L. Byron's Chaplain, Privilege.
This Day Mr. Samuell Withers, Chaplain to the Lord
Byron, was brought before the Lords in Parliament;
and likewise Francis Clifford appeared also, at whose
Suit he was arrested, upon an Original Writ; who
averred, "That he did not know that the said Mr.
Withers was Chaplain to the Lord Byron."
Whereupon it is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual
and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said
Mr. Withers be released from his present Restraint, and
enjoy the Privilege of Parliament.
E. of Berks Privilege: Freeman, Crabb, & al. sent for, for suing his Tenants.
ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in
Parliament assembled, That Francis Freeman, James
Crabb, Edward Avon, William Tarrant, and Gregory
Herbert, who have caused Suits at Law to be commenced against some of the Tenants of the Earl of
Berks, a Peer of this Realm, are to appear before the
Lords in Parliament, on Friday Morning next, the
Tenth of this Instant July, to answer the said Offences, and such other Misdemeanors as they shall be
charged withal in relation to the said Earl; and herein
they may not fail, as they will answer the contrary to
Marq. of Worcester's Privilege in the Suit between Sir J. Langham and Warner.
Whereas there is a Suit commenced, by Sir James
Langham Plaintiff, against John Warner Defendant,
whereby the Tenants of the Marquis of Worcester, in
the Manors of Walgrave and Northall, in the County
of North'ton, are troubled and molested, and their Appearance is now required in the Court of Exchequer of
Pleas, in which Cause the said Marquis is immediately
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That there shall be
no further Proceeding in this Cause, nor his Tenants
further molested, during the Privilege of this Parliament: And hereof all Sheriffs, Counsellors, Attornies,
Solicitors, and all others any Way herein concerned,
are to take Notice, and yield their Obedience hereunto,
as the contrary will be answered to this House.
L. Gerard versus Fitton & al.
The Counsel of Alexander Fitton, Edward Lloyd, John
Cade, and John Wright, were heard this Day at the Bar,
to make their Defence, to clear themselves from the
Conspiracy against the Lord Gerard of Brandon.
And likewise the Counsel of the Lord Gerard were
heard, to make Reply thereunto; and prayed, "That
exemplary Punishment might be inflicted upon the
aforesaid Fitton, Lloyd, Cade, and Wright; for their
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That To-morrow Morning this House will take into Consideration what hath
been now said by Counsel on both Sides, in order to
their Lordships giving Judgement therein.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem crastinum, videlicet, 9um diem instantis Julii, hora decima Aurora,
Dominis sic decernentibus.