DIE Jovis, 30 die Decembris.
PRAYERS, by Mr. Delmy.
Domini præsentes fuerunt:
Comes Manchester, Speaker.
Ds. La Warr.
Ordinance for paying Money to Aldsworth.
The Earl of Kent reported from the Committee, the
Ordinance for paying Five Thousand Two Hundred
Seventy-four Pounds, Sixteen Shillings, and Eleven
Pence, to Mr. Aldworth, as fit to pass as it came from
the House of Commons; whereupon it was read, and
Agreed to. (Here enter it.)
Sir H. Jermyn and Styles.
The Counsel of Jermyn, Defendant in a Writ of Error, this Day appeared, according to the Order, to
argue the Errors in the Writ of Error wherein Styles
And upon Oath at Bar it appeared, "That the Order
was served upon Styles, for the Hearing of the Cause
But neither he nor any Counsel for him appeared.
The Counsel of the Defendant were heard.
And the House thereupon Ordered, That the
Judgement given in the Court of King's Bench in this
Case is hereby affirmed; and that the Transcript of the
Record be transmitted into the Court of King's Bench,
that so Execution may be taken out accordingly: And it
is further Ordered, That Styles, the Plaintiff, shall
pay Ten Pounds Costs unto the Defendant.
Parnacot and Tucker.
Upon hearing the Errors argued in the Writ of Error, wherein Parnacott is Plaintiff, and Tucker is Defendant, by Counsel on both Sides: It is Ordered,
That the Consideration of the Record is referred to Mr.
Justice Pheasant and the rest of the Judges as are not of
the King's Bench, who are to report their Opinions to
Message to the H. C. about L. Ardes and Col. Jones's Exchange;—about Col. Andrews's Order, and Sykes's Petition;—and for Packets to be established between Dublin and Chester.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by
Sir Edward Leech and Mr. Page:
1. To desire their Concurrence, that Colonel Jones
may be written to, "That the Lord of Ardes and Colonel Jones may be exchanged for the Earl of Westmeath and Colonel Berne."
2. To recommend to them the Petition of Mr. Sykes.
3. To deliver to them the Report concerning the
Packet Boats for Dublin; and that some Way may be
settled for the constant Pay thereof.
4. To put them in Mind of the Order concerning
Smart to receive his Arrears; and his Fine in the High Commission Court to be discharged.
Upon reading the Petition of Mr. Peter Smart:
It is Ordered, That Smyth and Marshall do
pay the Arrears due to him, out of the Rents of the
Dean and Chapter of Durham; and that it be referred
to the Trustees for the Sale of the Bishops Lands, that
he receive what is due to him for the future: It is also
Ordered, That the Barons of the Exchequer do discharge his Fine set upon him by the High Commission
Wilkinson to be established in the Living of Acliffe.
It is further Ordered, That Rob't Wilkinson shall
be established (fn. *) in the Living of Acliffe, in the Bishopric
of Durham, by Ordinance of Parliament; and that several and respective Ordinances be brought in, to this
Purpose, To-morrow Morning.
E. of Cleveland's Liberty prolonged.
Ordered, That the Earl of Cleaveland shall have
Liberty for Four Months longer, upon the same Security as now he stands in: And the Concurrence of the
House of Commons to be desired herein.
Message to the H. C. about it.
And a Message was sent presently to the House of
Commons, by Sir Edward Leech, &c.
Pardon for Prisoners in Newgate.
The Pardon for the Prisoners of Newgate, was read,
and passed; and Ordered to be sent to the House of
Commons, for their Concurrence.
End. Porter's Petition, to be admitted to his Composition.
Upon reading the Petition of Mr. Endymion Porter;
desiring "Leave to be admitted to his Composition for
Delinquency, and to be heard before he be condemned, he being put into the First Exception in the Proposition."
Nothing ordered at this Time.
Letter from the Commissioners with the King, and Paper from the Scots to Him, to be expunged.
Resolved, upon the Question, That the Letter from
the Earl of Denbigh, from the Isle of Wight, and the
Paper inclosed, shall be put out of the Journal, entered
on Tuesday last.
Order for 5274l. 16s. 6d. to Mr. Aldworth, disbursed by him for the Public Use.
"Be it Ordained, by the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, That the Sum of Five Thousand
Two Hundred Seventy-four Pounds, Sixteen Shillings,
and Eleven Pence, due unto Richard Aldworth, of
the City of Bristoll, Alderman, for Monies disbursed
by him for the Service of the Parliament, as by a
Certificate from the Committee of Accompts, of the
Fifteenth of June, One Thousand Six Hundred Fortyseven, appears, be charged and paid out of the First
Monies that shall come in upon the Moiety of the
Receipts of the Grand Excise, in Course, reserved,
and not granted for Security of the Arrears of the
Soldiery, together with Interest for the same, after the
Rate of Eight Pounds per Centum per Annum, out of
the present Receipts of the said Grand Excise, at the
End of every Six Months (until the same shall become
due as aforesaid), unto the said Richard Aldworth
Esquire, his Executors, Administrators, or Assigns,
whose Receipt or Receipts shall be to the Commissioners of Excise for the Time being their sufficient Warrant and Discharge, for Payment of the said Sum of
Five Thousand Two Hundred Seventy-four Pounds,
Sixteen Shillings, and Eleven Pence, and Interest,
and every Part and Parcel thereof, accordingly."
House adjourned till 10 a cras.