DIE Jovis videlicet, 3 die Maii,
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales, quorum nomina subscribuntur, præsentes fuerunt:
p. Carolus Princeps Walliæ, etc.
p. Archiepus. Cant.
p. Archiepus. Eborum.
p. Epus. Dunelm.
p. Epus. Winton.
p. Epus. Wigorn.
p. Epus. Assaphen.
p. Epus. Covent. et Lichf.
p. Epus. Carlien.
p. Epus. Bathon. et Well.
p. Epus. Bangor.
p. Epus. Elien.
p. Epus. Lincoln.
p. Epus. Cicestren.
p. Epus. Oxon.
p. Epus. Bristol.
p. Epus. Cestren.
p. Epus. Landaven.
p. Epus. Sarum.
|p. Jac. Ley, Miles et Bar. Ds. Capit. Justic. Locum tenens, etc.
p. Vicecomes Maundevill, Magnus Thes. Angliæ.
Comes Wigorn. Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
p. Marchio Buck. Magnus Admirallus Angliæ.
p. Comes Oxon. Mag. Camer. Angliæ.
p. Comes Richmond, Sen. Hospitii.
p. Comes Pembroc. Cam. Hospitii.
p. Comes Arundell et Surr.
p. Comes Sussex.
p. Comes Huntingdon.
p. Comes South'ton.
p. Comes Essex.
p. Comes Lincoln.
p. Comes Suff.
p. Comes Dorsett.
p. Comes Sarum.
p. Comes Mountgomery.
p. Comes Bridgewater.
p. Comes North'ton.
p. Comes Warwic.
p. Comes Devon.
p. Comes Cantabr.
p. Comes March.
p. Comes Holdernesse.
p. Vicecomes Doncaster.
p. Vicecomes Feildinge.
p. Ds. Zouch.
Ds. Willoughby de Er.
Ds. Morley et Mounteg.
Ds. Dacres de Herst.
p. Ds. Stafford.
p. Ds. Scrope.
p. Ds. Duddeley.
p. Ds. Stourton.
Ds. Herbert de Sh.
Ds. Darce de Menell.
p. Ds. Windsore.
p. Ds. Wentworth.
p. Ds. Mordant.
p. Ds. Cromwell.
Ds. Willoughby de Par.
p. Ds. Sheffeild.
p. Ds. Pagett.
p. Ds. Darce de Chich.
p. Ds. North.
p. Ds. Chandois.
p. Ds. Hunsdon.
p. Ds. St. John. de Bletso.
p. Ds. Howard de Wal.
p. Ds. Russell.
p. Ds. Petre.
p. Ds. Gray de Groby.
p. Ds. Danvers.
p. Ds. Gerard.
p. Ds. Spencer.
p. Ds. Say et Seale.
p. Ds. Denny.
Ds. Stanhop de Har.
p. Ds. Carew.
p. Ds. Knyvett.
p. Ds. Stanhope de Sh.
p. Ds. Digby.
FRAUNCIS Samborne, being sworn in open Court,
did testify, That the Five Children of Richard Samborne,
videlicet, Michaell, Richard, Thomas, Margaret, and Mary,
are under the Age of Seventeen Years; whereupon it
was Agreed by the Court, That the Bill exhibited for
the Naturalizing of those Children shall receive a Second
Dying of Silks.
vice lecta est Billa, An Act against false
Dying of Silks; and committed unto the
E. of Oxon.
E. of Hunt.
E. of North'ton.
L. Bp. of Ely.
L. Bp. of Chester.
L. Bp. of Sarum.
Mr. Serjeant Hitcham,
Sir William Bird,
|To attend the Lords.
To meet on Friday, the 11th of May, at Two in
the Afternoon, in the Painted Chamber.
The Lord Chamberlain reported unto the House,
That His Majesty, being moved by him, is pleased, that
a Committee of this House, touching the Business of
Sir Henry Yelverton, shall have Access unto His Majesty on Sunday next, at Four in the Afternoon.
Gent. Usher and Serjeant at Arms their Answer.
The Gentleman Usher and the Serjeant at Arms attending this House reported, that (according to the Appointment of their Lordships Yesterday) they repaired
last Night unto the Lord Chancellor, whom they found
sick in Bed; and they signified unto him their Lordships Pleasure; and said, they were sent to summon him
to appear here, before their Lordships, this Morning,
by Nine of the Clock. Who answered, that he is sick,
and protested he feigned not this for an Excuse; for,
if he had been well, he would willingly have come.
To proceed against Lord Chancellor, though absent,
The Lords Resolved, To proceed notwithstanding
against the Lord Chancellor, and the King's Attorney
having read the Charge and Confession, it was put to
the Question, Whether the Lord Chancellor be guilty of
the Matters wherewith he is charged or no; and it was
Agreed by all, nemine dissentiente, That he was thereof
And, to the End the Lords might the more freely
dispute and resolve what Sentence to pass upon the Lord
Chancellor for his said Offences, the Court was adjourn'd
The House being resumed, and the Lord Chief Justice returned to his Place, it was put to the Question,
Whether the Lord Viscount St. Alban (Lord Chancellor)
shall be suspended of all his Titles of Nobility, during
his Life, or no; and it was agreed per plures, That he
should not be suspended thereof.
Message to the Commons, to demand Judgment against the Lord Chancellor.
The Lords, having agreed upon the Sentence to be
given against the Lord Chancellor, did send a Message,
to the House of Commons,
||Mr. Serjeant Crewe,
Mr. Serjeant Hitcham:
That the Lords are ready to give Judgment against
the Lord Viscount St. Alban, Lord Chancellor, if they,
with their Speaker, will come to demand it.
Lords robed in Judgment.
In the mean Time, the Lords put on their Robes;
and Answer being returned of this Message, and the
The Speaker came to the Bar; and, making Three
Low Obeisances, said:
Commons demand Judgment against Lord Chancellor.
"The Knights, Citizens, and Burgesses of the Commons House of Parliament, have made Complaint
unto your Lordships of many exorbitant Offences of
Bribery and Corruption committed by the Lord Chancellor. We understand that your Lordships are ready
to give Judgment upon him for the same. Wherefore I, their Speaker, in their Name, do humbly demand and pray Judgment against him the Lord
Chancellor, as the Nature of his Offence and Demerits
The Lord Chief Justice answered: "Mr. Speaker,
upon the Complaint of the Commons, against the Lord
Viscount St. Alban, Lord Chancellor, this High Court
hath thereby, and by his own Confession, found him
guilty of the Crimes and Corruptions complained of
by the Commons, and of sundry other Crimes and Corruptions of like Nature.
Lord Chancellor not able to attend, through Sickness and Infirmity.
"And therefore this High Court (having first summoned him to attend, and having received his Excuse
of not attending, by reason of Infirmity and Sickness,
which he protested was not feigned, or else he would
most willingly have attended) doth nevertheless think
fit to proceed to Judgment; and therefore this High
Court doth adjudge:
Judgment against him.
"1. That the Lord Viscount St. Alban, Lord Chancellor of England, shall undergo Fine and Ransom of
Forty Thousand Pounds.
"2. That he shall be imprisoned in The Tower,
during the King's Pleasure.
"3. That he shall for ever be incapable of any Office,
Place, or Employment, in the State, or Commonwealth.
"4. That he shall never fit in Parliament, nor come
within the Verge of the Court.
"This is the Judgment and Resolution of this High
Lord Chancellor's Sentence signified to the King.
The Prince his Highness was entreated by the House,
that, accompanied with divers of the Lords of this House
he would be pleased to present this Sentence given against
the late Lord Chancellor unto His Majesty. His Highness was pleased to yield unto this Request.
Bill of Supersedeas and Sunday.
The Lords Committees of the Bill of Supersedeas, and
of the Bill of the Sabbath Day, are to meet this Afternoon, at Three, in the Painted Chamber.
The Grand Committees of the Bill against Informers
are to meet on Saturday next, at Eight in the Morning.
Gold and Silver.
The Lords Committees of the Bill against Transportation of Gold and Silver are to meet in the Painted
Chamber, on Monday next, the 7th of this May, at Two
in the Afternoon.
Bishop of Rochester's Privilege. Gillet for arresting Bird.
The Lord Bishop of Duresme shewed, That one John
Gillett, an Under Bailiff of Westm. had, in a very rude
Manner, arrested John Bird, Servant to the Bishop of Rochester; and, although he was told, by the said John
Bird and divers others, that he was the Bishop's Man, and
although he offered to pay the Debt (for which he was
but a Surety), and the Use, Charges, and Fees, for the
said Arrest; yet the said John Gillet did violently carry
him the said John Bird into Prison.
Ordered, That the Serjeant at Arms attending the
House do bring the said Gillett before their Lordships,
at the next Sitting of the Court.
Dominus Capitalis Justiciarius, Locum tenens Cancellarii, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse
usque in diem crastinum, videlicet, 4m instantis Maii, hora
9a, Dominis sic decernentibus.