DIE Veneris, 15 Martii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Epus. St. Asaph.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
Dux St. Albans.
Ds. Magnus Camerarius.
Ds. Willoughby Er.
Ds. Berkeley Ber.
Ds. Grey W.
Ds. Clifford L.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Herbert Ch.
His Majesty, being seated on His Royal Throne,
adorned with His Crown and Regal Ornaments (the
Peers being in their Robes also), commanded the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod to go to the House of
Commons, and let them know, "It is His Majesty's Pleasure, that they attend Him presently."
Foley, Speaker of H. C. presented.
Who being come; they presented Paul Foley Esquire
to His Majesty, for their Speaker: Who made a short
Speech to His Majesty.
After which, the Lord Keeper by His Majesty's
Command did acquaint the House of Commons, "That
His Majesty was pleased to approve of the Choice
which they had made; and did allow of Mr. Foley to
be their Speaker."
Then His Majesty was pleased to give His Royal Assent
to the Bills following; (videlicet,)
"1. An Act for supplying certain Defects in the
Directions made in and by a Deed of Trust, and the
last Will of George Pitt Esquire deceased, for settling
"2. An Act for naturalizing of Bernard Cosserat, alias
Mourte, and Alexander Ringli, and others."
Which was pronounced, by the Clerk of the Parliaments, in these Words; (videlicet,)
"Soit fait come il est desire."
E. of Montagu versus E. of Bath.
After hearing Counsel this Day, upon the Petition
of the Earl of Montagu, whether the said Petition of
Appeal is brought properly before this House; as also
Counsel for the Earl of Bathe:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal
in Parliament assembled, That the Lord Keeper shall
report what was offered thereupon, on Monday the
Eighteenth Day of this Instant March, at Ten of the
Clock in the Forenoon.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Sabbati, (videlicet,) decimum sextum diem instantis Martii,
hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.