DIE Veneris, 12 die Julii.
Domini præsentes fuerunt:
His Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke.
Ds. Thesaurarius Angl.
Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
L. Great Chamberlain.
Comes Pembrooke et Mount.
Viscount de Stafford.
Ds. Howard de Charlt.
Ds. Grey de Warke.
Ds. Howard de Esc.
Ds. Herbert de Cherb.
Ds. Gerard de Brandon.
Ds. Berkeley de Straton.
PRAYERS, by Dr. Hodges.
Bill for regulating the Navy.
The Lord Steward reported the Bill for establishing
Articles and Orders for the Navy, from the Committee,
with some Alterations and Amendments, which are offered to the Consideration of this House.
The said Alterations and Amendments were read
Twice, and Agreed; and the Bill ordered to be engrossed,
with these Alterations and Amendments.
Anabaptists and Good Christians heard.
This Day the House heard the Anabaptists, and those
that call themselves Good Christians, what they could
offer to this House as their Desires.
And upon Consideration thereof:
It is ORDERED, That on Tuesday next this House
will proceed in the Report of the Committee concerning the Penal Laws; and when that Business is determined, then to read the Act of Uniformity, brought
from the House of Commons.
Message to H. C. with Bills.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by
Doctor Childe and Doctor Wolsey:
To deliver to them Two Bills, which have passed this
House, and desire Concurrence therein:
1. A Bill for naturalizing the Countess of Shre'sbury
and Francis Brudnell.
2. A Bill for enclosing a Piece of Ground at Parsons
3. To let them know, that this House agrees with
them in the Alterations which they sent up, in the Bill
concerning the Earl of Dorsett.
Marquis of Winton's Bill.
The Lord Chief Justice of the King's Bench, in Pursuance of the Order of this House, reported, "That he
and the rest of the Judges have considered of the Bill
concerning the Marquis of Winton to have Satisfaction
and Reparation out of Mr. Wallop's Estate; and it is
the Opinion of himself, and all the rest of the Judges,
That the Body of the said Bill is against the Act of
Oblivion and Indemnity; and gave Reasons for it."
Hereupon the Question being put, "Whether this
Bill concerning the Marquis of Winchester, and
the Lord St. John his Son, brought up from
the House of Commons, shall be cast out of
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
D. of Richmond's Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the settling
the Estate of James late Duke of Richmond & Lenox,
Mary Dutchess Dowager of Richmond and Lenox, and
the Lady Mary her Daughter, and the Friends of the
said Lady Mary."
Sir Edward Turner et al. about Reversions in London.
ORDERED, That the Parties whom it concerns shall
have a Copy of the Answer of the Lord Mayor and
Common Council of London, concerning the Reversions
of Offices in the City of London, brought into this House
Weavers, &c. of Worcester, Bill.
The Earl of Dorsett reported from the Committee,
the Bill concerning the Corporations of the City of
Worcester, as fit to pass, without any Alterations.
Hereupon it is ORDERED, That this Bill be read the
Third Time To-morrow Morning, the First Business.
E. of Cleveland's Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for Confirmation and Explanation of an Act for the settling of
some of the Manors and Lands of the Earl of Cleveland in Trustees, to be sold, for the satisfying of the
Debts of the said Earl, and of Thomas Lord Wentworth."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is
committed to these Lords following:
Duke of Bucks.
Ds. Howard de Ch.
Their Lordships, or any Five; to meet at Three
of the Clock this Afternoon, in the Prince's
Poor Bill for London, &c.
ORDERED, That some of His Majesty's Counsel, as
also of the Counsel of the City of London, and some of
the Justices of the several Precincts mentioned in a Bill,
intituled, "An Act for the better Relief and Employment of the Poor, and Punishment of Vagrants and
other disorderly Persons, within the Cities of London
and Westm. and the Liberties thereof, and the Precincts usually mentioned in the Bills of Mortality,"
be, and are hereby, appointed to attend the Lords
Committees to whom the said Bill stands committed, on
Saturday the 13th of July Instant, at Three of the Clock
in the Afternoon, in the Prince's Lodgings, in order to
the fitting of the said Bill to be reported to this
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Saturni, videlicet,
13um diem instantis Julii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis
Hitherto examined by us,