DIE Martis, 18 Aprilis.
PRAYERS, by Mr. Ashe.
Comes Manchest'r, Speaker.
Ds. Howard de Escr.
Ds. Grey de Werk.
Bland and Fowke, concerning the Receivership of York.
The Report was made by the Judges, in the Cause
between Blands and Fooke, concerning the Receivership
They were of Opinion, "That the Forfeiture of
One Patentee may be the Forfeiture of th'other's
Right; notwithstanding the Word in the Patent runs.
"That they shall execute the said Office conjunctim &
divisim;" and particularly that they were both to put
in Security before Execution thereof; and they find
that only the Elder Brother did put in Security, and
so conceive that the other Brother hath forfeited his
Right therein for Want thereof."
Ordered, That the Committee of the Revenue
shall give Direction, that a legal Course be taken, whereby it may appear whether John Bland hath forfeited
his Right to the Receivership of Yorkshire or not; and
that, in the mean Time, the Committee do take Course
for the Revenues to be received for the Use of the
Edmonds and Baker, in Error.
The Writ of Error between Edmonds and Baker was
called in, and heard of One Side only.
It was Ordered, That the said Cause shall be argued on both Sides, on the 19th of May next; and
Warning be given on the other Side to attend the
Eyre and Benson, D°.
Another Writ of Error heard, between Eyre and Benson.
Another Error heard, between Eyre
(fn. *) and Browne.
And Ordered, upon the Hearing of both the said
Causes, That the same shall be further heard on the
19th of May next again.
Sir Ol. Luke and Edbrook.
The Cause between Sir Oliver Luke & al. and Rob't
Edbrooke & al. is further heard.
And because the Plaintiffs did not prove the Contempt; it is Ordered, That Doctor Benet and Mr.
Eltonhead shall examine what Charges the poor Men
have been at, and shall tax Costs for them accordingly;
and to report the same unto this House.
Paper from Sir J. Gayer.
A Paper brought in, from the Lieutenant of The
Tower, which he received from Sir John Gayer, a Prisoner there, wherein he questions the Jurisdiction of this
Ordered, That the Lieutenant of The Tower shall
bring the said Sir John Gayer To-morrow, according to
his former Order.
Sir J. Maynard's Fine to be estreated.
Ordered, That the Fine of Sir John Maynard shall
be forthwith estreated into the Exchequer.
Message from the H. C. about Steel's Ordinance;- the Impeachment against the Aldermen, &c.;-and with an Ordinance.
A Message from the House of Commons, brought up
by Mr. Lisle and others:
1. To put this House in Mind to pass the Ordinance
formerly brought up, for making Mr. Steele Recorder
2. That the Charges and Impeachments against the
Aldermen and Judge Jenkins may be proceeded in.
3. An Ordinance for taking off the Sequestration of
Sir Oliver Cromwell. (Here enter it.)
This House gave Answer:
For the Two First Parts of this Message, they will
take into Consideration, and send Answer by Messengers
of their own.
Votes for Steel to be Recorder of Lond.
Ordered, That concerning the Recorder of London, the former Order shall be brought into the House;
and Consideration shall then be taken thereof.
Order for Sir O. Cromwell's Sequestration to be taken off.
"Ordered, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled, That the Sequestration of the Estate
Real and Personal of Sir Oliver Cromwell, of Ramsey Moore, in the County of Huntingdon, Knight of
the Bath, be forthwith, and is hereby, discharged
and taken off; and all Committees, Solicitors of Sequestrations, and all other Persons whom it doth or
may concern, are hereby required and enjoined
to take Notice of this Order, and to comply therewith, and yield ready and full Obedience thereunto."
Adjourned till 10 o'Clock To-morrow.