DIE Lunæ, videlicet, 14 die Maii.
PRAYERS, by Mr. Hodges.
Domini præsentes fuerunt:
14 Comes Manchester, Speaker.
1 Dux Bucks.
10 Comes Denbigh.
17 Comes Rivers.
6 Comes Sarum.
11 Comes Clarc.
20 Comes Newport.
8 Comes Bridgwater.
19 Comes Carna'von.
4 Comes Lyncolne.
9 Comes North'ton.
15 Comes Berks.
2 Comes Derby.
3 Comes Pembrooke.
5 Comes Suffolke.
18 Comes Stamford.
7 Comes Exon.
23 Viscount Conway.
13 Comes Westm'land.
12 Comes Bollingbrooke.
22 Viscount Say & Seale.
21 Comes Strafford.
16 Comes Monmouth.
4 Ds. Willoughby of Parham.
6 Ds. Hunsdon.
12 Ds. Howard of Esc.
9 Ds. Robertes.
14 Ds. Capell.
10 Ds. Craven.
8 Ds. Deincourt.
3 Ds. Dacres.
2 Ds. Sandys.
5 Ds. Chandos.
11 Ds. Coventrye.
1 Ds. De la Warr.
13 Ds. Herbert of Cherbury.
7 Ds. Petre.
Ld. Stanhope, concerning the Post Office.
Upon reading the Petition of the Lord Stanhope concerning the Letter Office:
It is ORDERED, To be referred to the Committee of
1 E. Lyncolne.
6 E. Berks.
3 E. Dorsett.
2 E. Nottingham.
5 Comes Bridgwater.
4 Comes Exon.
7 Comes Rivers.
1 Ds. Hunsdon.
2 Ds. Grey.
4 Ds. Craven.
3 Ds. Roberts.
Any Five; to meet at 9 To-morrow Morning.
Baynes sent for, for Words against the King.
Upon Information to the House, "That one Justice
Baynes, a Brewer in Southwarke, hath spoken treasonable Words against His Majesty," witnessed by Thomas
It is ORDERED, That the said Baynes shall be sent
for, as a Delinquent, to be brought before this House
To-morrow Morning; and then the Witness likewise to
And upon Information by the Earl of Lyncolne, "That
there was another Person that had spoken other treasonable Words against the King:"
It is ORDERED, That he be sent for, as a Delinquent,
when his Name shall be given in; and likewise the Persons that are Witnesses.
Millot's Petition about his Ship.
Upon reading the Petition of Henry Millott:
It is ORDERED, That his Ship shall be delivered to
him, unless Cause be shewed to the contrary within
Baron Tomlins's Petitions.
Two Petitions of Baron Tomlins were read, and ORDERED to be referred to the Committee for Petitions;
and they to have Power to examine the Contents thereof,
and report the same to this House.
Chamberlain, Earl of Denbigh's Servant, Privilege.
John Segrave, John Dowell, and Jo. Osborne, were
brought to this Bar, as Delinquents, for arresting Mr.
Chamberlaine, a menial Servant to the Earl of Denbigh,
who had his Lordship's Protection under his Hand and
Jo. Dowell and Jo. Osborne said, "They did arrest
the said Chamberlaine, and did see his Lordship's Protection when it was shewed them; but they could not
read, therefore carried the same to the Secondary of
It is ORDERED, That the said Dowell and Osborne
shall be committed to The Fleete, during the Pleasure of
this House; and that the Secondary of The Counter shall
be sent to, to appear before this House To-morrow
Morning, to answer his Offence.
And upon the Mediation of the Earl of Denbigh; it
is ORDERED, That the said Jo. Seagrave, the Creditor, shall be released, in regard he is a poor Man.
Answer from H. C.
The Messengers sent to the House of Commons on Saturday last, with the Order for staying of Wastes upon
the King's Lands, &c. return with this Answer:
That they will send an Answer by Messengers of
Watkins to be restored to the Searcher's Place of London.
Upon reading the Petition of Edward Watkins, Head
Searcher of London; desiring, "he may be restored to
the said Office, having a Patent for it from the late
King, and being unjustly put out:"
It is ORDERED, That he be restored to the said Office;
according to the Petition.
Bushell to attend the Committee for Petitions.
ORDERED, That the Keeper of the Prison where
Tho. Bushell is a Prisoner shall bring him before the
Lords Committees for Petitions To-morrow in the Afternoon, at which Time his Cause is to be heard there.
Message to H. C. for Committees to meet about the King's Reception.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by
Doctor Childe and Mr. Hobart:
To let them know, that the Lords have appointed a
Committee of Sixteen Lords, to consider of the Reception of the King; and to meet this Afternoon, at Five of
the Clock, in the Prince's Lodgings; and to desire that
they would appoint a Committee of a proportionable
Number of their House, to meet at the same Time.
Upon Information, "That several Grants have been
surreptitiously gotten, since the Year 1642, which have
been prejudicial to the King, and the Peers of this
It is ORDERED, To be referred to the Committee
for Privileges, who are to consider, and examine the
same, and report the same to this House, what Remedy
they think fit.
Grove, &c. concerning New College.
Upon reading the Petition of Robert Grove, &c. Fellows of New Colledge, in Oxon;
It is ORDERED, To be referred to the Committee for
Petitions, who are to hear the same, and report to this
Serjeants at Mace, to deliver Maces.
Upon Information, "That some Serjeants of the Mace
had Maces in their Hands, and they refused to deliver
the same, for the present Service of His Majesty, to
those Persons this House have appointed:"
It is ORDERED, That it be referred to the Committee for Privileges, to consider who have the Propriety of
Lords added to Committee for Petitions,
These Lords were this Day added to the Committee
for Petitions; videlicet,
6 Comes Denbigh.
12 Comes Newport.
9 Comes Westm.
1 D. Bucks.
3 Comes Suffolke.
7 Comes Clare.
13 Viscount Say.
10 Comes Berks.
8 Comes Bollingbrook.
5 Comes North'ton.
2 Comes Derby.
4 Comes Exon.
11 Comes Monmouth.
3 Ds. Robertes.
4 Ds. Capell.
2 Ds. Mountague.
1 Ds. De la Warr.
ORDERED, That the Lord Robertes be added to the
Committee for Privileges, and the Sub-committee.
Wethered restored to the Comptrollership of the King's Works.
ORDERED, That Francis Wethered be put into the
Execution of his Office of Comptroller of the King's
Works, until the Pleasure of the King be further
Exportation of the King's Goods to be prevented.
ORDERED, That all Pictures and Statues belonging
to His Majesty be stopped from Transportation, by the
Officers of the Ports of London, and of all other Ports;
until the further Pleasure of this House be known.
General Monk's Ordinance.
ORDERED, That the Committee for the Act concerning General Monck shall meet To-morrow Morning, at
Nine of the Clock.
Bill for settling the Nation.
ORDERED, That the Committee for the Bill of settling the Committee of both Houses for the great Affairs of the Kingdom do meet To-morrow Morning, at
Nine of the Clock; and afterwards to adjourn from
Time to Time as they shall please.
Lords to be wrote to, to attend.
ORDERED, That Letters be written to these Lords
following, to give their Attendance on this House as
1 Marquis Hertford.
2 Comes South'ton.
4 Comes Peterborough.
5 Comes Portland.
3 E. Lyndsey.
1 Ds. Paget.
2 Ds. Lovelace.
Bishop, Serjeant at Arms.
ORDERED, That the Lords Committees for Petitions
do consider of the Title of Wm. Bishop Esquire, to be a
Serjeant at Arms belonging to the King's Majesty; and
that Mr. Middleton and Mr. Moore, in whose Hands Two
Maces now are, do forthwith attend the said Lords Committees, to give them an Account to whom the said Maces
House adjourned till 9a cras.