DIE Sabbati, 4 die Martii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
His Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Sir Orlando Bridgman, Miles et Bar. Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Edwardus Comes Manchester, Camerarius Hospitii Domini Regis.
Vicecomes de Stafford.
Ds. Arlington, One of the Principal Secretaries of State.
Ds. Berkeley de Berkeley.
Ds. Howard de Esc.
Message from H. C. with Bills; and to return some.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons,
by the Lord Richardson and others; who said, "He
was commanded, by the Knights, Citizens, and Burgesses of the House of Commons, in Parliament
assembled, to present these Bills following to their
"1. An Act for continuing of a former Act, to prevent
Arrests of Judgements, and superseding Executions;
which was sent down with some Amendments, to
which the Commons do agree.
"2. To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for Continuance of a former Act, intituled, An Act to prevent Delays in extending Statutes, Judgements, and
Recognizances," with their Lordships Amendments,
to which the Commons do agree.
"3. To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for
granting to Sir Phillip Howard and Francis Watson
Esquire the sole Use of a Manufacture, Art, or
Invention, for the Benefit of Shipping," with their
Lordships Amendments, to which the Commons do
"4. To return an Act for the rectifying of Dates of
Deeds mentioned in an Act of Parliament, intituled,
An Act to enable John Bill Esquire to sell certain
Lands, in Kent and Surrey."
"5. To return an Act for settling the Manor of
Portswood, and other Lands late of John Knight Gentleman, in the County, and Town and County, of
South'ton, in John Parker Serjeant at Law, and William Blennerhasset, of London, Gentleman, to be sold,
for Payment of Debts; to which the Commons do
agree, without any Amendment."
"6. To present a Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable
the Executors of Robert Houghton Esquire and others,
to sell Lands, for Payment of his Debts, according
to a Decree;" to which they desire their Lordships
The Earl of Winchilsea and the Earl of Sandwich are
added to the Committee for the Bill concerning Mr.
Nevill Yelverton; who are to meet on Monday next.
Burrell versus Ellis.
The Counsel was heard, in the Cause between Rebecca
Burrell Plaintiff and Serjeant Ellis Defendant.
And it is ORDERED, that the Debate of this Business
is put off till Monday Morning next.
Additional Excise Bill.
Next, the House was adjourned into a Committee, to
consider of the Bill for an additional Excise upon Beer,
Ale, and other Liquors.
The House was resumed.
It is ORDERED, That this Bill be reported to the
House on Monday Morning next, the First Business.
Writs of Error to be argued.
ORDERED, That on Tuesday Morning next, this
House will hear Counsel argue the Errors in the Writ
of Error between Cusack and Usher, and also the Errors
between Edmonds and the King.
D. of Richmond claims Privilege for Gawen sued for Recusancy.
Upon reading an Order made Yesterday, on the Behalf of William Gawen, Gentleman of the Horse to the
Duke of Richmond, who claimeth Privilege of Parliament for the said William Gawen, being sued upon the
Statute of Recusancy, in the Time of Privilege of Parliament:
After some Consideration had thereof, it is ORDERED,
That it be referred to the Lords Committees for Privileges, to consider, whether the Servants of Peers ought
to have Privilege in the Case of Recusancy, and make
Report thereof to the House.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Lunæ,
sextum diem instantis Martii, hora decima Aurora,
Dominis sic decernentibus.