DIE Mercurii, 28 die Martii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
His Royal Highness the Duke of York.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
Ds. Thesaurarius Angl.
Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
L. Great Chamberlain.
Comes Marescallus Angliæ.
Comes St. Alban.
Ds. Berkeley B.
Ds. Arundell Ward.
Ds. Grey de Wark.
Ds. Howard de Esc.
Ds. Gerard de Brandon.
Ds. Arundell Trer.
Ds. Butler M. P.
Ds. Butler de West.
Ds. Grey de Roll.
The Lord Viscount Conway reported, "That the
Committee for the Bill for settling the Estate of
Robert Cooke Esquire have met several Times; and
are of Opinion, That the said Bill is sit to be engrossed, with some Amendments, which are offered
to the Consideration of the House."
The said Amendments, being read Twice, were
Agreed to; the Bill is ordered to be engrossed, with the
Smith's charitble Uses Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the better
Settlement and Employment of the Real and Personal Estate of Henry Smith Esquire, for charitable
Bill for more effectual Conviction of Popish Recusants.
The House was adjourned into a Committee, to proceed in the Bill for the more effectual Conviction and
Prosecution of Popish Recusants.
The House being resumed;
The Earl of Bridgwater reported, "That the Committee, after several Days Consideration of the said
Bill, have made Amendments and Alterations therein, which are offered to the Consideration of the
The said Amendments and Alterations were read
Twice, and Agreed to; and the Bill ordered to be engrossed, with the said Amendments.
ORDERED, That the Bill concerning Foreign Protestants, and the Bill for the Liberty of the Subject,
shall be read the Second Time To-morrow Morning.
Bill for Exportation of Leather.
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to revive and
continue a late Act, intituled, An Act giving Liberty to buy and export Leather, and Skins Tanned
Shoemakers to be heard against it.
A Petition of the Shoemakers was read; desiring to
be heard, by Counsel, at the Bar, before this Bill be
Upon which, the House made this ensuing Order:
"Whereas, upon the Second Reading of the Bill,
intituled, "An Act to revive and continue a late Act,
intituled, An Act giving Liberty to buy and export Leather and Skins Tanned or Dressed," a Petition of the Company of Shoemakers was this Day
presented, and read in this House, praying that they
may be heard, by their Counsel, at the Bar, to set
forth their Reasons against the reviving the said Act:
It is thereupon ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual
and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the
said Company of Shoemakers shall be heard, by
their Counsel, at the Bar of this House, on Monday
the Second Day of April next, at Ten of the Clock
in the Forenoon, what they have to object against
the reviving of the said Act."
Tomlinson versus Wilson, in Error.
Upon reading the Petition of Thomas Wilson Defendant in a Writ of Error depending in this House,
in which Writ Christopher Tomlinson is Plaintiff; praying, "That this House would appoint a short Day for
the said Plaintiff to assign his Errors, or, in Default
thereof, that the said Writ, with the Transcript of
the Record thereto annexed, may be remitted:"
It is thereupon ORDERED, That the said Christopher
Tomlinson be, and is hereby, required to assign Errors
upon the said Writ of Error within Three Days next
after Notice given to him by the Service of this Order
upon him the said Christopher Tomlinson, or his Attorney
in the said Writ; and hereof he may not fail.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Jovis, 29um diem
instantis Martii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.
Hitherto examined by us,