DIE Mercurii, 2 Aprilis.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Epus. St. Asaph.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Comes Jersey, Camerarius.
Comes Dorset & Midd'x.
Viscount Say & Sele.
Ds. Willughby Er.
Ds. Dudley & Ward.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Brookfield Market, &c. Bill.
The Lord Jeffreys reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for confirming the
Grants of Brookfield Market and Fair and Newport
Market, in the County of Middl'x," as fit to pass,
with some Amendments.
Which were read Twice, and agreed to; and the Bill
ordered to be engrossed, with the said Amendments.
ORDERED, That the said Bill be read the Third
Time on Tuesday next; and all the Lords summoned.
Managers of the Conference.
The House named the Lords following to be Managers of the Conference; (videlicet,)
Ds. North & Grey.
The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put
into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to
dissolve the Marriage of Ralph Box with Elizabeth
Eyre, and to enable him to marry again."
After some Time, the House was resumed; and the
following Order was made:
"It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the House shall
be put into a Committee again, to proceed on the Bill,
intituled, "An Act to dissolve the Marriage of Ralph
Box with Elizabeth Eyre, and to enable him to marry
again," To-morrow, at Eleven of the Clock."
Conference, on Partition Treaty:
The Commons being come to the Conference; the
Managers Names were read, and the Lords went to the
Which being ended, the House was resumed.
And the Marquis of Normanby reported the Effect of
the Conference, as follows; (videlicet,)
"It appearing, by the Journals of this House, that
the Lords have received Information of some Transactions between the Earl of Portland and Mr. Secretrary Vernon, relating to the Partition of the Spanish
Monarchy; the Commons, having the said Matter under their Consideration, desire this House would communicate to the Commons what Informations their
Lordships have had, of any Transactions relating to
any Negotiations, or Treaty of Partition, of the Spanish Monarchy, by Letters, or otherwise; and the
Commons are fully assured, your Lordships will readily concur in assisting them in this Inquiry, which
they conceive absolutely necessary for the Safety and
Honour of this Kingdom, and the Preservation of the
Peace of Europe."
Report of the Conference considered.
Then the House went into Consideration of the Report of the Conference.
And, after some Time, the House agreed, that Copies
of the Powers given to the Earl of Portland, to negotiate the Treaty of Partition, should be communicated
to the House of Commons.
And, after further Debate upon the said Report, it
is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in
Parliament assembled, That this Debate shall be adjourned till To-morrow, Twelve a Clock.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Jovis,
(videlicet,) tertium diem instantis Aprilis, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.