DIE Sabbati, videlicet, 31 die Maii,
Spirituales quam Temporales, quorum nomina
subscribuntur, præsentes fuerunt:
Epus. Co. et Lich.
Epus. Bath. et W.
|Ds. Coventry, Ds. Custos Mag. Sigilli.
Comes Marleborough, Mag. Thesaur. Angliæ.
Comes Maunchester, Præs. Concilii Domini Regis.
Dux Buckingham, Mag. Admirallus Angliæ.
Comes Lindsey, Mag. Camerar. Angliæ.
Comes Arundell et Surr. Comes Maresc. Angliæ.
Comes Pembroc, Senesc. Hospitii.
Comes Mountgomery, Camerar. Hospitii.
Vicecomes Say et Seale.
Ds. St. John de Bas.
Ds. Stanhope de Har.
Ds. Arundell de W.
Ds. Stanhope de Sh.
Ds. Newnhan Padd.
LORD Archbishop of Cant.
Earl of Leicestre,
Earl of Norwich,
Lord Bishop of Oxon,
Lord Bishop of Exon,
Morgan's Bills Exped.
vice lecta est Billa, An Act for re-estating
certain Manors and Lands, late of William Morgan,
Esquire, and discharging the Trust concerning them.
Put to the Question, and generally Assented unto.
Lane versus Baud.
Robert Lane's Petition read, to have Counsel assigned
him, and for some of His Majesty's Learned Counsel to
be ordered to plead for His Majesty's Right in Remainder.
"Let the Petitioner resort to the Lord Keeper, and
name any Counsellors who are not of the House of
Commons; and his Lordship will assign them to plead
for him, as is required."
E. of Essex's Privilege. Smith committed.
Ordered, John Smith (who was this Day at the
Bar) to be committed to The Fleet, during Pleasure,
for Breach of Privileges of this House (vide antea 26
Sir Francis Coningsby et Ux. their Petition, concerning the Manors of North Mymms, and The Wield, &c.
Whereas Sir Francis Conningsby, Knight, and the
Lady Mary, his Wife, exhibited their Petition to this
House, shewing, "That Sir Raph Conningsby, Knight,
deceased, Father of the said Sir Francis, did, in his
Life-time, make a Lease, for Fourscore Years,
of the Manors of North Mymms and The Wielde,
and of One Farm, called Charing's Farm, and
of and in divers other Lands, in the Counties of
Hertford and Midd. unto Sir John Butler, Knight and
Baronet, Sir Thomas Pope Blount, Knight, Sir John
Luke, Knight, and Sir John Ferris, Knight, Henry
Coney, and Edward Briscoe, Esquires, in Trust, to
the Use of the said Francis (his Eldest Son), to the Intent he should not sell, nor otherwise charge the same
with Incumbrances; the Profits of the said Manor of North Mimms to be unto Dame Jane, the
Wife of the said Sir Raph, for her Life; and the
Profits of the said Manor of The Weild and of Charing's Farm to be unto the said Sir Francis, and such
Wife as he should marry, by Consent of the said
Lessees in Trust, after the Death of the said Sir
Raph Conningsby; and that he the said Sir Francis did,
after the Death of Sir Raph, his Father, marry with
the said Marie, Sister to the Lord North, by Consent
of the said Lessees in Trust, who had Fifteen Hundred Pounds for her Portion, whereof the said
Lessees received a Thousand Pounds, and thereupon
covenanted, under their Hands and Seals, to discharge
the said Manor of Weild and Charing's Farm of all
Incumbrances, and to assign the same unto the said
Dame Mary for her Jointure: And complaining that
the said Lessees in Trust had not employed the Rents
and Profits of the said Manors and Lands accordingly;
and that they had not discharged the said Manor of
Weild nor Charing's Farm; but suffered the same Farm,
being mortgaged by Sir Raph, to be forfeited, and suffered Thomas Conningsby, Esquire, Second Son of the
said Sir Raph, to receive the Rents and Profits; and
have cut down many Woods, and suffered one John
Greenhill the Elder, in the Name of John Greenhill
the Younger, his Son, to extend the said Manor of
Weild, being worth Three Hundred Pounds per Annum, and to hold the same, for a Debt of Fifty
Pounds, Principal Money: And likewise complaining,
That the said Thomas Conningsby hath, for the Sum of
Twenty Pounds, obtained, with the Confirmation of
the said Lessees in Trust, One Lease, or Leases, of
the Manor, or Mansion House, of North Mimmes, for
the Term of One and Twenty Years, at the Rate of
Three Hundred Pounds per Annum.
Order upon it.
The which Petition being considered of by the
Lords Committees for Petitions, and their Lordships
having heard Counsel on both Sides divers Times, it
appeared unto them, That the said Sir Raph Conningsby did, in his Life-time, mortgage the said Farm,
called Charing's Farm, unto . . . . . Peacock, for
the Sum of Five Hundred Pounds; and that the said
Sir Raph did repose great Trust in the said Lessees,
and did convey unto them divers Woods for Payment
of his Debts, which was not performed. And it appeared also unto their Lordships, That the said
Lessees and others had received divers of the Rents
and Profits of the said Lands since the said Trust, and
sold divers Woods."
Upon Report whereof made to the House, and of
other the Doings and Proceedings of the Lords Committees in the Premises, it is thought fit, and so Ordered by this House, That the said Sir John Butler,
Sir Thomas Pope Blunt, and the other Lessees, shall accompt upon Oath for all the Rents and Profits of the
said Lands wherein they were intrusted, and for all
Monies raised by the Sale of Woods, and shall pay and
employ the same according to the Trust in them reposed;
and the Executors of the Lady Jane Conningsby shall be
likewise accomptable for all such Monies raised by the
Sale of Woods as came to her Hands, or to her Use;
and that the said Mr. Thomas Coningsby shall account for
all Rents and Profits by him received of any of the Premises; and that the said . . . . Peacocke, and other Possessors of the said Farm, called Charing's Farm, shall accompt for their several Times of the Rents and Profits by
them, or any of them, received thereof; and the taking,
auditing, and casting up of the said Accompts is hereby
referred unto Sir Robert Rich, Knight, one of the
Masters of His Majesty's High Court of Chancery, and
Sir Francis Goston, Knight, and they are to allow of all
Payments and Discharges cut off either by Decrees or
final Orders of any Courts in Westm. and shall have
Power to send for all Parties, who are to make the said
Accompts; and they are to certify their Lordships their
Doings, Proceedings, and Opinions therein. And
touching the said Greenehill's Debt and Extent, their
Lordships think further fit, and so Order, That One
Hundred and Threescore Pounds, and no more, shall
be re-paid unto the said Greenhill, in full Satisfaction of
his Principal Damages and Costs; and, upon Payment
thereof, the Extent of the said Manor of Weild, and
all Statutes, Judgements, and other Claims and Demands, of the said Greenhill, and of his said Son therein, to be assigned over to such Persons, as either are or
shall be nominated by the Lords Committees, for the
Use of Sir Francis Coningsby and his Lady. And the
Person of the said Sir Francis to be discharged concerning the same; and all Suits concerning the same to
And touching such Lease, or Leases, as the said Sir
Francis Coningsby lately made of the Manor of
North Mimmes unto his Brother Thomas Coningsby, Esquire, which was confirmed by some of the said Lessees
in Trust, it is further Ordered by this House, That
the said Lease and Leases shall be forthwith re-delivered,
canceled, and made void, and the Twenty Pounds paid
for the same to be re-paid unto the said Thomas again.
And the whole Estate of the said Manor of North
Mimmes to be returned back again unto the said Lessees
in Trust, in such Sort and Manner as it was before, for
the Use of Sir Francis and his Lady, and for Preservation of the House and Lands from Waste and Spoil,
according to the original Trust in them reposed. And,
after the End of this Session, the Execution of the
Premises is referred to the Chancery. But touching the
Annuity of One Hundred Pounds per Annum to Mrs.
Cattlyn, this House leaveth the same as they found it.
And, upon the Payment of the said One Hundred
and Threescore Pounds unto the said John Greenhill, the
said Greenhill and his Son are to assign over the Extent
of the said Manor of Wield, and all their Interest and
Demands therein, unto Henry Earl of Dover, Thomas
Lord Viscount Savage, and Sir John North, Knight of
the Bath, to the Use and Behoof of the said Sir Francis
Coningsby, and Dame Mary his Wife.
Memorandum, That Mr. Attorney General signified unto
the House, That, according to the Order of 30 May, Sir
Daniell Deligne had declared, under his Hand,
That he will not use the Trade of Merchandize, etc.
(vide 30 Maii).
Deligne's Naturalization. Exped.
vice lecta est Billa, An Act for Naturalizing
of Sir Daniell Deligne, of Harlaxton, in the County of
Put to the Question, and generally Assented unto.
Respect of Homage.
The Committee for Privileges are to meet upon Monday next, post meridiem; touching Respect of Homage.
And all the Barons of the Exchequer are to be there then.
Committee for the Prisoners at Sallee, and Collection for London in the late Infection.
The Committee for Sally, etc. to meet on Tuesday
next, at Two post meridiem; and the Lord Bishop of
London to have Notice, and to send one of his Officers
to attend (prout 29 Maii), to satisfy the Committee
touching the Remains in his Lordship's Hands.
Ditto, for the Increase of Shipping and, Fisheries in America.
The Lords Committees on the Bill for Fishing in the
Seas of America, etc. are to meet on Wednesday, at Two
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens
Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Lunæ
proximum, videlicet, 2m diem Junii proximum, hora
nona, Dominis sic decernentibus.