DIE Lunæ, 14 Junii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Epus. Bath & Well.
Ds. Harcourt, Cancellarius.
Comes Oxon. & Mortimer, Thesaurarius.
Dux Bucks & Nor. Præses.
Comes Dartmouth, Custos Privati Sigilli.
Dux Shrewsbury, Camerarius.
Comes Poulet, Senescallus.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Ds. Willughby Br.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. St. John.
D. Shrewsbury takes the Oaths.
This Day Charles Duke of Shrewsbury Lord Chamberlain took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the
Declaration, and also took and subscribed the Oath of
Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes.
E. of Bellomont's Bill:
vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to
enable the Right Honourable Richard Earl of Bellomont, with the Consent of Lucy Anne Countess Dowager of Bellomont, to sell certain Lands in Ireland,
for raising Money, to purchase the said Countess's
Jointure, and for paying her Daughter's Portion."
The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Message to H. C. with it.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by
Mr. Orlebar and Mr. Dormer:
To carry down the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence thereunto.
Messages from thence, with Bills.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Earl and others:
With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for making more
effectual, an Act passed in the Seventh and Eighth
Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King William
the Third, intituled, An Act for erecting of Hospitals and Workhouses within the City of Bristol,
for the better employing and maintaining the Poor
thereof;" to which they desire the Concurrence of
A Message was brought from the House of Commons,
by Mr. Jennings and others:
With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the more effectual preventing and punishing the stealing or unlawful killing of Cattle;" to which they desire the
Concurrence of this House.
The Lord North and Grey reported from the Lords
Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to
enable Sir Thomas Prendergast Baronet, an Infant, to
sell Part of his Estate, lying in the County of Waterford, in the Kingdom of Ireland, for the Payment
of his Father's Debts, and other Purposes therein
mentioned," was committed: "That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations
thereof, which they found to be true; that the
Parties concerned had given their Consents; and that
the Committee had made some Amendments to the
Which were read Twice, and agreed to.
Ordered, That the Bill, with the Amendments,
Schism, to prevent the Growth of, Bill.
The Lord Archbishop of York (according to Order)
reported from the Committee of the whole House, to
whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to prevent the
Growth of Schism; and for the further Security of
the Church of England as by Law established,"
was committed, the Amendments made by the Committee to the said Bill.
Which were read.
And, upon the Second Reading of the same Amendments, several of them were agreed to; some disagreed
to; and others agreed to, with Amendments.
And, it being proposed, "To agree with the Committee, in the Clause to extend the Provisions in the
said Bill to Ireland;"
And Debate thereupon:
The Question was put, "Whether to agree with
the Committee in this Amendment?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Then Amendments were agreed to be made to the
Title of the Bill.
Ordered, That the said Bill be read the Third
Time To-morrow, at Two a Clock; and the Lords to
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Martis,
decimum quintum diem instantis Junii, hora duodecima,
Dominis sic decernentibus.