DIE Martis, 21 Februarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Georgius Princeps Walliæ.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Ds. Cowper, Cancellarius.
Comes Nottingham, Præses.
Comes Sunderland, C.P.S.
Dux Bolton, Camerarius.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Bucks & Nor.
Comes De Loraine.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Ds. Willoughby Er.
Ds. Willughby Br.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Answer from H.C.
The Messengers sent Yesterday to the House of
Commons, return Answer:
That the Commons do agree to a Conference, as desired.
King's Answer to Address.
The Lord Chancellor reported, "That the House did
Yesterday present to His Majesty their humble Address;" to which His Majesty was pleased to return
this Gracious Answer; (videlicet,)
"I thank you heartily for this dutiful and loyal Address: I will immediately order the most pressing Instances to be made to all Princes and States in Amity
with Me, in relation to the Pretender; and shall, in
every Thing, always consult the Security and Happiness of My People."
Address and Answer to be printed.
Ordered, That the Address of this House presented
to His Majesty Yesterday, and His Majesty's most Gracious Answer thereunto, be forthwith printed and published.
D. Atholl's Honour, &c. to vest in his Second Son, Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for
vesting the Honour and Estate of John Duke of Atholl
in James Murray Esquire, commonly called Lord James
Murray, after the Death of the said Duke."
Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to a
Committee of the whole House, To-morrow Morning.
Rebels speedy Trial, Bill.
The House (according to Order) was adjourned during
Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the more easy and speedy Trial of
such Persons as have levied, or shall levy, War against
And, after some Time spent therein, the House was
And the Earl of Clarendon reported from the said
Committee, "That they had gone through the Bill,
and made some Amendments thereunto; which they
had directed him to report, when the House will
please to receive the same."
Ordered, That the said Report be received Tomorrow Morning.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Mercurii,
vicesimum secundum diem instantis Februarii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.