DIE Jovis, 4 die Aprilis.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Epus. St. Asaph.
Comes Danby, L. President.
Marq. de Halifax, L. P. S.
Dux de Norfolk, Comes Marescallus.
Dux de Grafton.
Marq. de Winton.
Comes Devon, L. Steward.
Comes Dorset & Midd. L. Chamberlain.
Ds. Grey de Ruthin.
Ds. Grey de Wark.
Marquis de Halifax Speaker pro Tempore.
Bill to nat. Prince George, and settle his Precedency.
The Lord Viscount Newport reported, "That the
Committee have considered the Bill for the Naturalization of the most Noble Prince George of Denmarke;
and are of Opinion, That it is fit to leave out the
Clause concerning the adding of Two Bars to his
Robes; to all the rest of the Bill, they do agree."
The House agreed to the Opinion of the Committee;
and ordered the Bill to be engrossed.
Commissioners of the Great Seal, Bill.
The Lord Delamer reported, "That the Committee
for considering the Bill for enabling Lords Commissioners for the Great Seal to execute the Office of
Lord Chancellor or Lord Keeper, have made some
Amendments in the said Bill; which are offered to the
Consideration of the House."
Which were read.
And, after some Debate,
The Question was put, "Whether the Clause
brought in by the Committee shall be made
Part of the Bill?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
The House agreed to the Amendments; and ordered
the Bill to be engrossed, with the Amendments.
Bill for uniting Protestants.
Next, the House entered into Consideration of the
Report of the Amendments in the Bill for uniting Their
Majesties Protestant Subjects.
And, upon Debate, the Question was put, "Whether the Word ["approved"] shall stand?"
It was Resolved in the Negative.
The Question being put, "Whether to agree with
the Committee, in leaving out the Clause about
the Indifferency of the Posture at the Receiving
The Votes were equal.
Then, according to the ancient Rule in the like Case,
Semper præsumitur pro Negante.
Oates, Writs of Error.
Justice Dolben, One of the Justices of the Court of
King's Bench, brought in Three Writs of Errors:
Rex versus Otes.
Rex versus Oates.
Dux Eborac. versus Otes.
Newcomb versus Bonham.
Upon reading the Petition of Thomas Bonham and
his Wife; praying a longer Day for answering to the
Petition and Appeal of Thomas Newcomb and Dorothy
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal
in Parliament assembled, That the said Thomas Bonham
and Alice his Wife have hereby Time given them for
answering to the said Petition, until Saturday the 13th
of April Instant, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Marquis de Halyfax, Orator Procerum pro Tempore,
declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque
in diem Veneris, (videlicet,) quintum diem instantis Aprilis,
hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.