DIE Lunæ, videlicet, 7 die Decembris.
Ordered, That the Bill for Hospitals be delivered
to Mr. Justice Barckley and Mr. Justice Crawley, to be
amended, and be presented to the House afterwards,
which was immediately done.
Lord Bishop of Sarum excused for being absent.
Queen's Jointure Bill
vice lecta est Billa, An Act for confirming the
And, being put to the Question, it was consented
unto, nemine contradicente.
Whereupon it was sent down to the House of Commons, by the Lord Chief Justice of the Common Pleas
and the Lord Chief Baron, with a Recommendation from
this House for Expedition.
The Judges returned this Answer:
That they had delivered the Bill, according to their
Lordships Directions, with Recommendation for Expedition.
Mr Longuevile's Claim to the Barones of Hastings and Ruthin.
Ordered, That Mr. Longevile's Cause, being by
Reference from His Majesty to this Honourable House,
concerning his Claim to the Right and Dignity of Lord
Hastings and Ruthin, shall be heard in open Court, with
Counsel at the Bar on both Sides; and the Earl of Kente
to have Notice of it, and to be ready against such Day
as this House shall appoint To-morrow Morning, for the
Hearing of the said Cause.
Witness in the E of Straffords Cause.
This Day the Lord Treasurer was sworn at the
Clerk's Table, a Witness in the Case of the Earl of
Strafford, the Lord Keeper reading the same Oath as
was administered to the former Winesses, and gave
his Lordship the same Intimation for Secrecy as to the
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Martis, videlicet, 8m diem instantis Decembris, hora nona Aurora,
Dominis sic decernentibus.