DIE Jovis, 10 Martii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Epus. Dunelm. & Crew.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Dux Leeds, Ds. Præses.
Comes Pembroke, Ds. Privati Sigilli.
Comes Lindsey, Ds. Magnus Camerarius.
Ds. Willoughby Er.
Ds. Berkeley Ber.
Ds. Willughby Par.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Arundell Tr.
Law Suits, to restrain the Length and Expence of, Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act
to restrain the great Expence and Length of Suits in
the Courts of Law and Equity."
ORDERED, That the said Bill shall be committed to a
Committee of the whole House, on Thursday the Seventeenth Day of this Instant March, at Eleven of the
Duncomb to attend, when Counsel are heard against the Bill for punishing him:
Upon reading the Petition of Charles Duncomb Esquire,
Prisoner in The Tower of London; praying, "That he
may have Liberty to attend, at the Hearing of his
Counsel, To-morrow, upon the Bill now depending
against him in this House; and also that he may have
an Order for Witnesses then to attend:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Charles Duncomb shall be brought to this House To-morrow, at
Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon; and have an
Order for his Witnesses, as desired.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Charles Duncomb, now
Prisoner in His Majesty's Tower of London, shall be
brought to this House To-morrow, at Eleven of the
Clock in the Forenoon.
To the Lord Lucas, Chief Governor of His
Majesty's Tower of London, and to the Deputy Governor of the said Tower.
Order for his Witnesses:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Samuel Story, Jacob
Sheldrake, Hanworth Fitch, John Francis, Francis Repett, and Thomas Painter, do attend this House To-morrow, at Eleven of the Clock, as Witnesses, to be examined on the Behalf of Charles Duncomb Esquire.
Message from H.C. for a Conference on Doncomb's Bill.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons,
by the Lord Hartington and others:
To desire a Conference, upon the Subject-matter of
the last Conference.
To which the House agreed.
Then the Commons were called in; and told, "That
the Lords agree to a Conference, as desired; and
appoint it to be at Twelve of the Clock To-morrow,
in the Painted Chamber."
Bertie versus L. Falkland.
After hearing Counsel this Day, at the Bar, upon
the Petition and Appeal of James Bertie Esquire and
his Wife; as also upon the Answers of the Lord Falkland and others put in thereunto; and Debate of what
was offered thereupon:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Debate shall
be, and is hereby, adjourned to Wednesday the Seventeenth Day of this Instant March, at Eleven of the
Clock; and all the Lords this Day present to be summoned then to attend, and all the Judges also.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That all the Lords be summoned to attend this House on Saturday next, at Eleven of the Clock, and all the Judges also.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Veneris,
(videlicet,) undecimum diem instantis Martii, hora undecima Auroræ Dominis sic decernentibus.