DIE Veneris, 14 die Aprilis.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
His Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Sir Orlando Bridgman, Mil. & Bar. Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Robertus Comes Lyndsey, Magnus Camerarius Angliæ.
Jacobus Comes Brecknock, Senescallus Hospitii Domini Regis.
Edwardus Comes Manchester, Camerarius Hospitii Domini Regis.
Comes St. Albans.
Vicecomes de Stafford.
Ds. Arlington, One of the Principal Secretaries of State.
Ds. Howard de Esc.
Ds. Howard de Castle Rysing.
ORDERED, That the Bill for the better Preservation
of Game be re-committed; and the Committee to meet
To-morrow Morning, at Nine of the Clock.
Messages from H. C. with Bills; and to return Sir W. Clark's and the poor Prisoners Bills.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Onslow and others; which consisted of
1. To return the Act concerning the Payment of Sir
William Clark's Debts, sent down with Amendments; to
which the Commons agree.
2. "An Act for settling and preserving the Navigation of the River Wey, in the County of Surrey;"
to which their Lordships Concurrence is desired.
3. A Bill to enable Charles Howard Esquire and
Mary his Wife to levy a Fine, and suffer a Recovery,
of their Estate in the Manor of Darking; to which
their Lordships Concurrence is desired.
A Message from the House of Commons, by Sir
Charles Harbord and others; who presented these Bills
1. "An Act for the better Observation of the Lord's
Day;" to which their Lordships Concurrence is desired.
2. The Bill for Relief of poor Prisoners for Debt,
wherein the Commons have made some Amendments,
and desire their Lordships Concurrence thereunto.
Workhouses, &c. Bill.
This Day the House heard the Counsel of the President and Governors of the Corporations for the Poor
in Midd. within the Weekly Bills of Mortality, and
Liberty of Westminster, concerning the Bill for the
better regulating of Workhouses, for setting the Poor
to Work; and also the Counsel on Behalf of the Prosecutors of the said Bill:
It is ORDERED, That the said Bill be committed to
these Lords (fn. 1) following; who are to consider of the said
Bill, and what was said by the Counsel at the Bar on
Ds. Howard de Cast. Rysing.
Their Lordships, or any Five; to meet To-morrow Morning, at Nine of the Clock, in the
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to enable
Charles Howard Esquire and Mary his Wife to levy
a Fine, and suffer a Recovery, of their Estate in
the Manor of Darking."
ORDERED, That the Committee for the Bill concerning Tobacco do meet this Afternoon, at Three of the
The Earl Rivers, Earl of Aylisbury, Vicecomes Mountagu, the Lord Townsend, and the Lord Howard of
Castle Rysing, are added to the Committee for Fines and
Captain Hill, Habeas Corpus.
ORDERED, That the Lord Keeper of the Great Seal
of England do issue out a Writ of Habeas Corpus, awarded
to the High Bailiff of the Liberty of Westminster, for the
bringing of the Body of Captain Robert Hill, now in
his or some of his Under-bailiffs Custody, to the Bar
of this House, To-morrow at Ten of the Clock in the
L. Berkeley, Precedency.
This Day being appointed to hear what the Lord
Delawarr would offer against the Precedency claimed
by the Lord Berkeley of Berkeley, the said Lord Delawarr desiring some longer Time to collect some material Papers concerning that Business:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will
hear the Counsel of the Lord Delawarr, or any other
Lord that shall desire to be heard, against the said
Lord Berkeley's Claim, peremptorily, on the Second
Monday of the next Meeting of the Parliament after
the Recess now at Hand.
And the Lord Awdley being this Day present, and
offering himself ready to set forth his Title to the
Precedency he now hath, and being shortly to go beyond the Seas, and desiring that nothing might be admitted by this House to his Prejudice in his Absence;
this House agreed thereunto.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens
Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Sabbati, 15um diem instantis Aprilis, hora decima Aurora,
Dominis sic decernentibus.