DIE Mercurii, 26 Novembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Epus. Dunel. & D. Crewe.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Comes Godolphin, Thesaurarius.
Dux Buckingham & Normanby.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
L. Abergavenny takes the Oaths.
This Day the Lord Bergevenny took the Oaths of
Allegiance and Supremacy, and the Oath of Abjuration,
and also made and subscribed the Declaration, pursuant
to the Statutes.
The Lord Halifax reported from the Lords Committees, appointed to receive Proposals for setting out and
encouraging Privateers in The West Indies, "That the
Committee desired a Message may be sent to the
House of Commons, that they will give Leave to Sir
John Jenings, a Member of their House, to come to
the said Committee."
To which the House agreed.
Message to H. C. for Sir John Jenings to attend Lords Committees.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by
Sir Robert Legard and Sir Richard Holford:
To desire that they will give Leave to Sir John Jenings
(a Member of their House) to come to a Committee of
Lords, appointed for Encouragement of Trade to The
The Messengers sent to the House of Commons, return Answer:
That that House had given Leave to Sir John Jenings
to come to the said Committee of Lords, if he think
Freman & al. Petition referred to Judges.
Upon reading the Petition of Ralph Freman the Elder
Esquire, Ralph Freman the Younger Esquire, and Elizabeth his Wife, for themselves, and in the Behalf of
William Freman, Catesby Freman, and Ralph Freman,
Three Insants, Sons of the said Ralph Freman the
Younger, and Elizabeth his Wife; shewing, "That the
Petitioners Ralph Freman the Elder, and Ralph Freman the Younger, being seised of Manors and Lands,
in the Counties of Hertford and Essex, of the Yearly
Value of One Thousand and Forty Pounds, did, upon
the Marriage of the said Ralph Freman the Younger
and Elizabeth his Wife, settle the said Essex Estate (subject to a Charge of Four Thousand Pounds, reserved
to the Petitioner Ralph Freman the Elder) for the Jointure of the said Elizabeth, and, together with great
Part of the Hertfordshire Estate, upon the Issue of
that Marriage; and other Part of the said Hertfordshire
Estate was limited to Ralph Freman the Elder, and
Ralph Freman the Younger, in Fee: That the said
Ralph Freman the Younger hath since purchased, in
Fee, other Lands in the said County of Hertford, which
together with that Part of the Hertfordshire Estate
limited in Fee, make the Annual Value of Eleven
Hundred Forty-three Pounds: That the Petitioners
Ralph Freman the Elder and Younger have settled
the said Estate of Eleven Hundred Forty-three Pounds
per Annum, for securing a Rent Charge of Eight
Hundred Pounds per Annum, for the Jointure of the
said Elizabeth; and, subject thereunto, to such Uses
as the said Essex Estate was limited (other than the said
Charge of Four Thousand Pounds), to take Effect when
the said Essex Estate can be freed from the Uses of
the said former Settlement, which, by Reason of the
Minority of the said Insants, cannot be effected without the Authority of Parliament; and praying Leave
to bring in a Bill, for freeing and discharging the
Essex Estate from the Uses limited in the said Marriage
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal
in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition shall
be, and is hereby, referred to the Lord Chief Justice
of Her Majesty's Court of Queen's Bench and Mr.
Justice Powell; who are forthwith to summon all Parties
that are to be concerned in the Bill; and, after hearing
them, to report to the House the State of the Case, with
their Opinion thereupon, under their Hands, and whether all Parties concerned in the Consequences of the
Bill have signed the Petition.
State of the Fleet and Trade, to be considered.
The Order of the Day being read; it is Ordered,
by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament
assembled, That this House shall be put into a Committee, on Wednesday next, at Twelve a Clock, to consider further of the State of the Nation, in relation
to the Fleet and Trade of the United Kingdom of Great
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Veneris, vicesimum octavum diem instantis Novembris, hora undecima
Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.