DIE Veneris, 26 die Aprilis.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Epus. St. Asaph.
Epus. St. David's.
Marq. d' Carmarthen, L. President.
Marq. de Halyfax, C. P. S.
Duke of Cumberland.
Duke de Beaufort.
Duke de Bolton.
Comes Devon, L. Steward.
Ds. Grey de Ruthin.
Ds. Grey de Wark.
M. de Halyfax Speaker pro Tempore.
Bill to reverse Sydney's Attainder.
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for annulling
and making void the Attainder of Algernon Sydney
The Question being put, "Whether this Bill shall
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Message to H. C. with it, and Cooke's Bill.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by
Sir Miles Cooke and Sir Lacon Childe:
To deliver to them the Bill for annulling and making
void the Attainder of Algernon Sydney Esquire, and to
desire their Concurrence thereunto.
2. To let them know, that this House hath passed
the Bill for enabling Younger Cooke to sell Lands, for
paying his Debts.
Message from H. C. with a Bill.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir George Treby and others:
Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for
raising Money, by a Poll and otherwise, towards the
reducing of Ireland;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Poll Bill for reducing Ireland.
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for raising
Money, by a Poll and otherwise, towards the reducing
Message from H. C. with a Bill.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons,
by Sir Richard Temple and others:
Who brought up a Bill for preventing Doubts and
Questions concerning the collecting the Public Revenue; to which the Commons desire their Lordships
Otes versus Regem, in Error.
This Day being appointed for hearing Counsel, to
argue the Errors in the Writs of Error brought into
this House by Titus Otes, to reverse the Judgements
given against him in the King's Bench; Two at the
Suit of King Charles the Second; and One, a Judgement at the Suit of the then Duke of Yorke; the
Counsel of Titus Otes appeared, and were ready at the
Bar; but no Counsel appeared on the King's Behalf, to
maintain the Judgements against him:
Whereupon Thomas Bales, Solicitor for Titus Otes,
being sworn at the Bar, deposed, "That he had served
several Orders of this House made in this Case upon
Mr. Attorney General, to give him Notice that the
Trial was to be; and the last Order on the 24th of
this Instant June, for hearing of the Cause this Day:
And Mr. Attorney said to him, That he believed he
could not come."
Then the House heard the Counsel of Titus Otes, to
maintain the Errors assigned, and to make good their
Exceptions in Point of Law.
Which ended; the Counsel for Titus Otes was called
in; and commanded by the House, to set down in Writing
what Arguments and Exceptions they had this Day
made against the Judgements, and deliver them to the
Lord Chief Justice of the King's Bench To-morrow
Roberts versus Mellish.
Upon hearing the Petition read of Marmaduke Roberts; shewing, "That his Appeal against Edward
Mellish coming to be heard on the 18th of March last
in this Cause, it was untruly alledged by the Counsel for the said Edward Mellish, That the Decree was
by Consent, and other Things declared in the Petition:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition of
Marmaduke Roberts be, and is hereby, rejected by this
Russel to be bailed.
ORDERED, That the Lord Chief Justice
Court of King's Bench do bail Thomas Russell, in The
Tower, a Prisoner.
Harvey versus L. Holles.
ORDERED, That this House will hear the Cause, by
Counsel on both Sides, wherein Mr. Hervy is Plaintiff,
and the Lord Holles is Defendant, on Wednesday the
8th of May next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Marq. de Halyfax, Orator Procerum pro Tempore,
declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse
usque in diem Sabbati, 27um diem instantis Aprilis, hora
decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.