DIE Lunæ, 10 die Februarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
His Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke.
Comes Shaftesbury, Ds. Cancellarius Angliæ.
Henricus Comes Norwichiæ, et Comes Marescallus Angliæ.
Vicecomes de Stafford.
Ds. Berkeley de Berkeley.
Ds. Howard de Esc.
Ds. Gerrard de Brand.
Ds. Berkeley de Str.
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the confirming of an Award made by Sir Orlando Bridgman
Knight and Baronet, late Lord Keeper of the Great
Seal of England, for the ending of all Differences in
the Family of Sir Thomas Wolryche Knight and Baronet, deceased, and to enable John Wolryche Esquire
and his Heirs to execute the Powers in the said Award
E. of Salisbury's Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to enable James
Earl of Salisbury to let Leases of certain Lands and
Tenements, for any Term not exceeding Forty Years."
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for enabling
Robert Bellamy to sell Lands, for Payment of his
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for transferring the Interest of a Term for Years in certain Manors
and Lands late Sir Robert Berkeley's Knight, deceased,
and Payment of Portions to his Grandchildren."
D. of Somerset takes his Seat.
This Day John Duke of Somersett sat first in Parliament as a Peer, coming in upon Descent. His Writ of
Summons bears Date the 5th Day of February, Anno
Regni Domini Regis Caroli Secundi 25°.
ORDERED, That the Calling this House, and the
Reading of the Standing Orders, is put off until Thursday
Mercer versus Mercer.
Upon reading the humble Petition of Robert Mercer
Merchant, being an Appeal from a Dismission of his
Bill in the Exchequer Chamber, concerning the Settlement of some Freehold and Copyhold Lands in Fazakerly, Walton, and Leverpoole, and elsewhere in the
County of Lancaster:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal
in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioner shall cause
a Copy of the said Petition signed by the Clerk of the
Parliament to be delivered to Allice and Ellen Mercer,
mentioned in the said Petition, or either of them; who
are hereby required, by their Guardian, to put in their
Answer thereunto in Writing within a Fortnight after
they shall be served with this Order, and the said Copy
of the Petition.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Jovis, 13um diem
instantis Februarii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic