Die Lunæ, 16 die Octobris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Epus. Cov. et Litch.
Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
Ds. Camerarius Hospitii.
Viscount Say et Seale.
Ds. Berkley de Strat.
Speaker by Commission.
Memorandum, That, by reason of the Indisposition
of the Lord Chancellor's Health, His Majesty granted
a Commission under the Great Seal of England, for
appointing the Lord Privy Seal to be Speaker of the
House of Peers, in the Absence of the Lord Chancellor.
Which Commission was read.
And then the Lord Privy Seal took his Place as
L. Ward excused.
ORDERED, That the Lord Ward is excused from
his attending on this House, he having sent his Proxy.
Bill for uniting Churches in Cities, &c.
The Earl of Bridgwater reported, "That the Committee have considered of the Bill for uniting of
Churches in Cities and Towns Corporate; and think
it fit to pass, with some Alterations and Amendments."
Which being read Twice,
The Question being put, "Whether this House
doth agree to these Amendments and Alterations now read?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
ORDERED, That this Bill for the uniting of Churches
shall be engrossed, with the Amendments.
Message from H. C. with a Bill.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons,
by Mr. Prynn and others; who brought up,
A Bill, intituled, "An Act for taking away Damage
Clear;" to which they desire their Lordships Concurrence.
Bill to take away Damage Clear.
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for taking
away Damage Clear."
Distresses for Rent Bill.
The Lord Privy Seal reported, "That the Committee
have considered of the Bill for a more speedy Proceeding for Recovery of Rents; and thinks it fit to
pass, with some few Amendments."
Which were read Twice, and Agreed; and the Bill
ordered to be engrossed, with these Amendments.
Dominus Custos Privati Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem crastinum,
videlicet, diem Martis, 17um diem instantis Octobris, hora
decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.