DIE Veneris, 26 die Novembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
His Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke.
Sir Orlando Bridgman, Mil. et Bar. Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Jacobus Comes de Brecon, Senescallus Hospitii Domini Regis.
Vicecomes Say & Seale.
Vicecomes de Stafford.
Ds. Arlington, One of the Principal Secretaries of State.
Ds. Berkley de Berkley.
Ds. Gerard de Brand.
Ds. Berkley de Strat.
Ds. Arundell de Trer.
E. of Rochester will not proceed in his Quarrel with the E. of Mulgrave.
The Earl of Rochester being in his Place, the Lord
Keeper spake to this Effect:
"My Lord of Rochester,
"His Majesty, having an Intimation of a Duel intended between you and the Earl of Mulgrave, out
of a tender Regard to you both, thought fit to acquaint this House with it; upon which, the House
have commanded me, now your Lordship is here, to
let you know, that the House expects that your Lordship should promise not to receive or entertain any
Challenge, or proceed to any Duel, or any other
Matter of Difference with him: And for this, their
Lordships expect you should engage your Honour to
Upon which, the Earl of Rochester said,
"I shall be ever ready to give Obedience to your
Lordships Commands, and I am sure I shall easily do
it in this Particular. I have never been angry with
the Earl of Mulgrave, and I have no Reason to believe that he was so with me; for his Lordship hath
always carried himself so gently and civilly towards
me, that I am confident there will be no Occasion of
any Difference between us."
Report concerning the Decay of Trade, &c.; reducing Interest of Money.
Next, the House took into Consideration the First
Part of the Report from the Committee appointed to
consider of the Reasons and Grounds of falling of Rents
and Decay of Trade within this Kingdom; which is
concerning bringing of Money to Four Pounds per
And, after a long Debate, it is ORDERED, That the
further Consideration of this Business shall be on Wednesday Morning next, by the Committee of the whole
And, for their Lordships better Information therein, the Earl of Anglesey, the Lord Viscount Hallyfax, the Lord Lucas, and the Lord Ashley, are to
make Choice of Three or Four of a Side of the ablest
Persons they know, to speak for it and against it, before
the said Committee.
The Lord Chandos is added to the Committee for the
Bill for preventing Frauds in exporting Wool, &c.
De Vaux versus Colladon.
ORDERED, That the Counsel of Sir Theodore Devaux and Sir John Colladon shall be heard on Monday
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Lunæ, 29um
instantis Novembris, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic