DIE Martis, 7 die Februarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
His Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
Viscount Say et Seale.
Viscount de Stafford.
Ds. Berkley de Berk.
Ds. Howard de Ch.
Ds. Howard de Esc.
Ds. Gerard de Brand.
The Lord Privy Seal sat Speaker this Day.
Bill to grant an Aid to the King.
The Lord Chamberlain reported, "That the Committee of the whole House have considered of the
Bill for granting to the King's Majesty the Royal
Aid, wherein they have thought fit to make some
Alterations, and have added a Proviso for saving of
their Lordships ancient Rights and Privileges, which
are offered to the Consideration of this House."
The said Alterations and Proviso, being read Twice,
were Agreed to.
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for granting
a Royal Aid to the King's Majesty, of Twenty-four
Hundred Threescore and Seventeen Thousand and
Five Hundred Pounds, to be raised, levied, and
paid, in the Space of Three Years."
The Question being put, "Whether this Bill
shall pass, with the Alterations and Proviso
now read ?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Message to H. C. with it.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by
Sir William Childe and Mr. Cole:
To return the Bill for granting a Royal Aid to the
King's Majesty, wherein the Lords have made some
Alterations, and added a Proviso, and desire the Concurrence of the House of Commons therein.
E. of Berks Privilege, against Depremont, for scandalous Words.
The Earl of Pembrooke reported, "That the Committee of Privileges have examined the Business referred to them from this House concerning the Earl
of Berks; and their Lordships find it to consist of
Matter of Conspiracy, and Matter of Scandal. The
Scandal hath been proved by the Testimony of
Two Witnesses upon Oath, that Depremont, a French
Merchant, did say, That the Earl of Berks had
received stolen Goods of his. Whereupon the Opinion of the Committee is, That the said Depremont
deserves to be sent for, to appear before this House,
as a Delinquent."
Hereupon it is ORDERED, That the same Witnesses
shall be summoned to attend this House on Thursday
Morning next, to testify to this House the same Evidence which they gave before the Committee in Matter of Fact.
ORDERED, That Mr. Justice Windham have Notice
to assist the Lords Committees for Petitions this Afternoon.
Deeping Fen Bill.
ORDERED, That the Committee for the Bill concerning Deeping Fenn do meet on Saturday next, in the
Dominus Custos Privati Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Jovis, 9um
diem instantis Februarii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis