DIE Martis, 12 Decembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Epus. Bath & Well.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Ds. Godolphin, Thesaurarius.
Comes Pembroke, Præses.
Dux Newcastle, C.P.S.
Comes Kent, Camerarius.
Ds. De Lawarr.
Ds. Berkeley Ber.
Ds. North & Grey.
Harcourt, Leave for a Bill.
Upon reading the Petition of Simon Harcourt Esquire,
Henry and Richard Harcourt; praying Leave to bring
in a Bill, for Sale of Part of the Estate late of Sir
Richard Anderson, of Penley, in the County of Hertford, for Payment of his Debts, and the Satisfaction
of Legacies and Monies appointed to his Grandchildren by Dame Elizabeth his Wife:
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal
in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioners have
hereby Leave to bring in a Bill, according to the Prayer
of the said Petition.
Lamerie & al. Nat. Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for
naturalizing of Vincent De Laymerie and others."
The House was adjourned during Pleasure.
The House was resumed.
Message from H. C. for a Conference about the Resolution concerning the Church of England.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by the Lord Woodstock and others:
To desire a Conference, upon the Subject-matter of
the last Conference.
To which the House agreed.
Then the Messengers were called in; and told,
"That the Lords agree to a Conference, as desired;
and do appoint it presently, in the Painted Chamber."
Message from H. C. to return the Princess Sophia's Nat. Bill.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by the Lord Powlet and others:
To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the naturalizing the most Excellent Princess Sophia, Electress
and Dutchess Dowager of Hanover, and the Issue of
her Body;" and to acquaint this House, that they
have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.
Resolution concerning the Church of England, Report of the Conference about it;
The Commons being come to the Conference, the
Managers Names were read.
Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and
the Lords went to the Conference.
Which being ended, the House was resumed.
And the Duke of Bolton reported, "That they had
attended the Conference, and the Commons have delivered back the Resolution; to which they have
agreed, as followeth; (videlicet,)
Commons agree to it.
"Resolved, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and
Commons, in Parliament assembled, That the Church of
England as by Law established, which was rescued from
the extremest Danger by King William the Third, of
Glorious Memory, is now, by God's Blessing, under
the happy Reign of Her Majesty, in a most safe and
flourishing Condition; and that whoever goes about
to suggest and insinuate, that the Church is in Danger
under Her Majesty's Administration, is an Enemy to
the Queen, the Church, and the Kingdom."
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens
Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem
Mercurii, duodecimum diem instantis Decembris, hora
undecima Auroræ, Dominis fic decernentibus.