DIE Lunæ, videlicet, 1 die Maii.
Earl of Manchester was appointed to be
Speaker this Day.
Mr. May's Mare, &c. to be restored.
Ordered, That Mr. May shall have an Order for
restoring of his Mare and Saddle, in the Hands of one
Bulmer, in London.
Justice Mallet, further Liberty granted.
Mr. Justice Mallett was called in, and told (fn. *) what
their Lordships had Ordered upon his Petition, "That
he shall have Liberty to lie at his Chamber at Serjeants Inne, in Chancery Lane, giving his Word to render himself at The Tower whensoever their Lordships
shall think fit, and not go out of Town without acquainting this House therewith." And he promised,
upon his Word, to obey their Lordships Order therein.
Lady Spencer, a Protection for her House.
Ordered, That the Lady Spencer shall have a Protection for her House, paying all Taxes and Rates, according to the Ordinances of Parliament.
Mr. Jackson, a Pass.
Ordered, That Mr. Jackson shall have a Pass to go
E. of Portland's Goods protected.
The House being informed, "That some Goods of
the Earl of Portland's are in the House of the Lord
Stourton, and seized by the Assessors for the Parliament:" It is Ordered, That, (fn. †) on the Earl of Portland's bringing in a Note of what Goods are his, they
shall be protected and free from all Arrests and Seizures.
E. of Saucourt, a Pass beyond Sea.
Ordered, That the Earl of Saucourt, and his Eight
Servants, Coffers, Portmanteaus, and Stuff, shall have
a Pass, to go beyond the Sea.
Simpson, for arresting Wyeman, the Earl Holland's Servant.
and for Words against the E. of Holland.
Next, Wm. Sympson, that arrested Jo. Weyman, the
Earl of Holland's Servant, contrary to the Privilege of
this House, was brought to the Bar as a Delinquent,
for saying, "Are you that base Fellow's Servant (meaning the Earl of Holland)?" and "He is a base Fellow,
and a Roundhead." He denying the Words, these
Witnesses were produced, and proved the Words:
Smith, the other Serjeant.
The House, taking this into Consideration, Adjudged,
That the said Wm. Sympson, for the scandalous Words
against the Earl of Holland, shall presently stand committed to the Prison of The Fleete, there to remain
during the Pleasure of this House.
"2. That he shall stand upon the Pillory in Westm.
on Wednesday next, and (fn. *) in Cheapside on Friday next,
with a Paper on his Head, declaring his Offence.
"3. That he shall acknowledge his Offence at this
Bar, and the Courts in Westm. Hall."
Smith, for Words against the Earl of Holland.
Also it was proved, by George Fenn, "That John
Smith, a Serjeant, said, "That the Earl of Holland
keeps none but Rogues."
Hereupon this House Ordered, That he shall, for
the said scandalous Words, be committed to The Fleete,
during the Pleasure of this House.
Elzey the Solicitor, who arrested the Earl of Holland's Servant,
And Mr. Elzey, the Solicitor that caused the said
Weyman to be arrested, knowing him to be the Earl of
Holland's Servant, was charged with it; but he denying of it, this House Ordered, That the Examination
of this Business shall be referred to Mr. Justice Reeves,
who shall call the Persons before him, and report the
same to this House.
to remain in Custody.
Ordered, That Mr. Elzey shall be kept in the Custody of the Gentleman Usher, until this Business shall
be further examined.
The Commons to hasten the Charge against the Earl of Bath.
Ordered, To send to the House of Commons, at the
next Conference, to desire them that they would hasten
the Charge against the Earl of Bath, if they have
Wright, concerning the Sequestration of the Profits of Essex.
The House taking into Consideration the Charge
brought up against Francis Wright, Parson of Wittam, in
He not appearing, Affidavit upon Oath was made, by
Thomas Parker, "That he served the Order of this
House on Francis Wright, on Saturday last, Personally
Hereupon this House proceeded to hear the Evidence
against him; and these Witnesses were produced, to prove
that he is a Common Drunkard and Adulterer, and the
rest of the Crimes charged against him:
And, upon the Consideration of the whole Business,
this House Adjudged, "That the said Francis Wright
shall be presently sequestered from the Profits of the
Living of the said Church of Wittam, and from officiating there. (Here enter the Judgement at large.)
"2. That Mr. Edmund Brewer shall officiate there.
Committed to The Fleet.
"3. That he shall be committed to the Prison of
The Fleete, there to remain during the Pleasure of this
Ordered, That the Gentleman Usher shall attach the
Body of the said Francis Wright, and bring him before
Johnson and Talcot.
Ordered, That the Earl of Portland, and Lord Viscount Conway, and the Lord Lovelace, are added to
the Committee to examine the Business between Mr.
Johnson and Talcott.
Lady Mountague's Estate protected.
The House was this Day informed, "That the Tenants of Jane Viscountess Dowager Mountague have
been lately discharged of paying any their Rents unto the said Viscountess, her Bailiff, or Agent, which
is conceived to be done by reason of a late Ordinance of Parliament to sequester Two Parts of Papists Estates as well Real as Personal, although the
said Viscountess is a Protestant, who, having always
conformed herself to the Laws of the Land, hath
chearfully and freely contributed to the Parliament,
and is still resolved so to do:" It is therefore thought
fit, and so Ordered by the Lords in Parliament, in
regard that this Discharge is conceived to have been
given through some Mistake, That all the Rents,
Chattels, Goods, Household Stuff, Real and Personal
Estate, of what Kind or Nature soever, of or belonging
to the said Viscountess Mountague, shall be forborn to
be seized, taken, received, driven, or carried away, by
or by reason of the said Ordinance, or through any
other Pretence whatsoever: Provided nevertheless, that
this Order shall not stop or hinder any due Course of
Law, or Ordinance of Parliament, that might be of
Force if this Order had not been granted; and hereto all Parties whom this doth concern are to yield their
Newton and Hill, Park-keepers at Windsor, sent for.
Ordered, That Jo. Newton and Ric'd Hill, Underkeepers of the Little Park at Windsor, shall be attached,
and brought before the Lords in Parliament, to (fn. *) answer
divers Misdemeanors committed by them.
House adjourned till 10 a cras.