DIE Mercurii, 9 Aprilis.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Epus. Dunel. & Crew.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Comes Pembroke, Præses.
Dux St. Albans.
Comes Dorsett & Middl'x.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Ds. Dudley & Ward.
Ds. Willughby P.
Pyniot & al. Nat. Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act
for naturalizing Auguste Pynyot and others."
Ly. Dillon's Petition.
Upon reading the Petition of Mary Wife of Sir John
Dillon and Daughter of the Lord Viscount Blessington,
both of the Kingdom of Ireland; shewing, "That her
Husband Sir John Dillon hath brought a Bill into this
House, which may prove very prejudicial to her;
and praying, that her Husband may allow her a competent Maintenance, until she come to be heard against
the said Bill:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Sir John Dillon may
have a Copy of the said Petition; and do answer thereunto before the Second Reading of his Bill.
Bp. of Banger takes the Oaths.
This Day Humphry Lord Bishop of Bangor took the
Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration against
Transubstantiation, in Pursuance of the Act in the
Five and Twentieth Year of the Reign of King Charles
the Second, intituled, "An Act for preventing Dangers which may happen from Popish Recusants;" his
Witnesses being first sworn at the Bar, to prove the
Truth of his Certificate concerning his receiving of the
Sacrament of the Lord's Supper.
And his Lordship likewise subscribed the Association, pursuant to the Act Septimo & Octavo Gul. Tertii,
intituled, "An Act for the better Security of His Majesty's Royal Person and Government."
Box's Divorce Bill.
The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put
into a Committee, 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."
And, after some Time spent therein, the House was
And ORDERED, That the Report from the Committee upon the said Bill shall be made To-morrow, at
Eleven a Clock.
The House being moved, "That a Committee be
appointed to draw what shall be offered to the Commons, in Answer to what they desired at the last Conference:"
ORDERED, That it be the same Committee that
drew the last Address; and to meet presently.
Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure.
And, after some Time, the House was resumed.
And the Lord Marquis of Normanby reported, "That
the Committee had prepared what was to be offered at
Message to H. C. for a Conference on it.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by
Sir Richard Holford and Mr. Pitt:
To desire a Conference, with them, To-morrow, at
One of the Clock, in the Painted Chamber, upon
the Subject-matter of the last Conference.
Tidcombe versus Buddington.
After hearing Counsel, upon the Petition and Appeal of Colonel John Tidcombe; as also upon the Answer of James Bodington and John Cholmley; Merchants,
put in thereunto:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Report and Consideration of what was offered thereupon shall be adjourned to Monday next, at Eleven a Clock.
Answer from H. C.
The Messengers sent to the House of Commons,
That the Commons will give a Conference, as desired.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Jovis,
(videlicet,) decimum diem instantis Aprilis, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.