DIE Martis, 15 die Maii.
PRAYERS, by Mr. Hodges.
Domini præsentes fuerunt:
17 Comes Manchester, Speaker.
1 Dux Bucks.
2 Comes Derby.
3 Comes Rutland.
6 Comes Lyncolne.
7 Comes Nottingham.
8 Comes Dorsett.
9 Comes Sarum.
10 Comes Exon.
11 Comes Bridgwater.
14 Comes Clare.
15 Comes Bollingbrooke.
16 Comes Westm.
21 Comes Carnarvon.
18 Comes Berks.
19 Comes Rivers.
20 Comes Stamford.
24 Viscount Conway.
23 Viscount Say et Seale.
5 Comes Pembrooke.
25 Viscount Stafford.
13 Comes Denbigh.
22 Comes Newport.
4 Comes Bedford.
12 Comes North'ton.
1 Ds. De la Warr.
4 Ds. Chandos.
7 Ds. Grey.
9 Ds. Robertes.
14 Ds. Bruce.
13 Ds. Howard of Esc.
8 Ds. Deincourt.
6 Ds. Petre.
11 Ds. Maynard.
12 Ds. Coventrye.
3 Ds. Willoughby.
10 Ds. Craven.
5 Ds. Hunsdon.
2 Ds. Sandys.
Ld. Stanhope, concerning the Post Office.
John Nicholson Gentleman, a Witness for the Lord
Charles Stanhope in his Cause depending before a Committee of Lords, was sworn at this Bar.
Trinity House and Mountjoy, about the Ballast-office.
A Petition of the Master, Wardens, and Assistants,
of The Trynity House, concerning the Ballast Office,
granted to them, was read.
Likewise a Counter Petition, concerning the said Office, was read, in the Name of William Mountjoy Esquire.
ORDERED, That these Two Petitions are referred to
the Consideration of the Committee for Petitions; and
all Parties to be heard.
Birkhead's Claim to be a Serjeant at Arms.
Upon reading the Petition of Edward Birkhead;
shewing, "That he hath a Patent for Life, from His
late Majesty, granted to him in 1637, to be a Serjeant at Arms, and did actually attend on His Majesty
in that Place; and desireth that this House would afford him that Justice, that he may attend His Majesty
that now is, as a Serjeant at Arms, when He shall come
It is ORDERED, That the Petitioner do produce his
Patent To-morrow Morning; and then this House will
give further Order therein.
Long's Petition concerning the Records of Chancery.
Upon reading the Petition of Walter Long Esquire;
wherein "he submits to the Order of this House, of
the 12th of this Instant May, for delivering the Books,
Writings, and Records, belonging to the Register's
Office in Chancery; but desires, that Goldsborough and
Edwards may receive the said Books, Writings, and
Records from him, by Inventory; and that he may
be indemnified by this House, for or concerning the
said Books, Writings, and Records, &c."
It is ORDERED, That there be an Inventory taken of
those Books, Writings, and Records, mentioned in the
Order of this House, by a Duplicate under their respective Hands and Seals; and that Mr. Longe shall be
indemnified in all Things relating to his Obedience to
their Lordships said Order.
Committee to repeal Ordinances made since the Lord were interrupted.
Lords appointed to view and consider of what Ordinances have been made since the Lords in Parliament were voted useless, which now pass as
Acts of Parliament; and their Lordships to draw
up and prepare an Act to present to this House,
to repeal what they think fit; videlicet,
1 Dux Bucks.
4 Comes Lyncolne.
3 Comes Pembrooke.
7 Comes Bridgwater.
6 Comes Dorsett.
5 Comes Nottingham.
2 Comes Bedford.
8 Comes North'ton.
9 Comes Denbigh.
10 Viscount Say et Seale.
4 Ds. Robertes.
1 Ds. De la Warr.
5 Ds. Craven.
3 Ds. Grey.
2 Ds. Hunsdon.
Their Lordships, or any Three; to meet To-morrow Morning, at Nine of the Clock, in the Prince's
Lodgings; and to adjourn from Time to Time,
as they shall think fit.
Lord Ch. Baron Wylde and Serjeant Malet,
to assist their Lordships.
Answer from H. C.
Doctor Childe and Mr. Hobart return with this Answer from the House of Commons:
That they will give a Meeting with their Lordships
Committees, by a proportionable Number of their
House, touching the King's Reception.
Message from thence, about repairing the King's Houses; and with Orders.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons,
by Arthur Annesley Esquire, &c.; who brought up
these Particulars following, wherein they desire their
1. For the Provision of Monies for repairing the
King's Houses, &c. not exceeding Thirty Thousand
Agreed to, with an Alteration, wherein the Concurrence of the House of Commons is to be desired.
2. An Order to provide Robes for His Majesty.
(Here enter it.)
3. An Order to provide a Crown and Sceptre for
His Majesty. (Here enter it.)
The Answer returned was:
That their Lordships do agree with the House of
Commons in the Order for providing Robes for His
Majesty, and also in the Order for providing of a
Crown and Sceptre: As to the other Order, concerning
providing of Monies for repairing the King's Houses,
their Lordships will send an Answer by Messengers of
Message to H. C. about repairing the King's Houses.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by
Doctor Childe and Mr. Eltonhead:
To let them know, that their Lordships do agree to
the Order for providing of Monies for repairing of the
King's Houses, with an Alteration, wherein they desire
Order to prevent Waste in Dean Forest.
ORDERED, That no Waste nor further Cutting of
any Timber, within the Forest of Deane, shall be committed; and that what Timber is there already cut down
shall remain there, and not be carried away, until the
Pleasure of this House be further known.
Private Business put off.
ORDERED, That all Private Business is put off, during
the Public Business of the Kingdom depending.
Chamberlain, Earl of Denbigh's Servant, Privilege.
Upon the Motion of the Earl of Denbigh, and at his
Request to this House:
It is ORDERED, That John Dowell and John Osbornc,
who arrested Tho. Chamberlaine, his Lordship's menial
Servant, contrary to the Privileges of Parliament, be
forthwith released from their Imprisonment in The Fleete,
by Order of this House.
Justice Baynes, for treasonable Words.
This Day Justice Baynes was brought before this
House as a Delinquent; and after Freebodie's Information was read, Baynes denied he spake any such Words,
and he said, "he abhorred them."
Hereupon it is ORDERED, That Freebody and one
Bradley shall attend this House To-morrow Morning,
and any (fn. 1) other Persons
that can give Testimony in this Business; and Baynes is
also to be then present.
Robes for the King,
"Resolved, by the Lords and Commons assembled
"That Thomas Langhorne, Citizen and Skinner of
London, be employed to provide Robes of Ermines
for His Majesty."
and Crown and Sceptre.
"Resolved, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled,"
"That Alderman Vyner be appointed to provide the
Crown and Sceptre for the King's Majesty."
House adjourned till 9 cras.