DIE Mercurii, 14 Februarii,
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales, quorum nomina subscribuntur, præsentes fuerunt:
p. Carolus Princeps Walliæ, etc.
p. Archiepus. Cant.
p. Archiepus. Eborum.
p. Epus. Winton.
p. Epus. Petriburgh.
p. Epus. Hereforden.
p. Epus. Asaphen.
p. Epus. Roffen.
p. Epus. Glocestren.
p. Epus. Meneven.
p. Epus. Covent. et Lich.
p. Epus. Carlien.
p. Epus. Bathon. et Well.
p. Epus. Bangor.
p. Epus. Elien.
p. Epus. Cicestren.
p. Epus. Oxon.
p. Epus. Cestren.
p. Epus. Sarum.
p. Vicecomes St. Alban, Mag. Canc. Angliæ.
p. Vicecomes Maundevil, Magnus Thes.- Angliæ.
p. Comes Wigorn, Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
Marchio Buck. Magnus Admirallus Angliæ.
Comes Oxon. Mag. Camer. Angliæ.
Comes Richmond, Sen. Hospitii.
Comes Pembroc, Camerar. Hospitii.
p. Comes Arundell.
p. Comes Rutland.
p. Comes Cumbriæ.
p. Comes Huntingdon.
p. Comes South'ton.
p. Comes Essex.
p. Comes Lincoln.
p. Comes Suffolciæ.
p. Comes Dorsett.
p. Comes Sarum.
p. Comes Mountgomery.
p. Comes Bridgewater.
p. Comes North'ton.
p. Comes Warwic.
p. Comes Devon.
p. Comes March.
p. Vicecomes Doncastr'.
p. Vicecomes Maunsfeild.
p. Vicecomes Feildinge.
p. Ds. Zouch.
Ds. Willoughby de Er.
Ds. Morley et Mounteg.
Ds. Dacres de Herstm.
p. Ds. Stafford.
p. Ds. Scrope.
p. Ds. Duddeley.
p. Ds. Stourton.
Ds. Darce de Men.
p. Ds. Windsor.
p. Ds. Wentworth.
p. Ds. Mordant.
p. Ds. Cromwell.
Ds. Willoughby de Par.
p. Ds. Pagett.
Ds. Darce de Chich.
p. Ds. North.
p. Ds. Hunsdon.
p. Ds. St. John de Bletso.
p. Ds. Howard de Walden.
p. Ds. Russell.
p. Ds. Gray de Grooby.
p. Ds. Petre.
p. Ds. Danvers.
p. Ds. Gerrard.
p. Ds. Spencer.
p. Ds. Say et Seale.
p. Ds. Denny.
p. Ds. Stanhope de Har.
p. Ds. Carew.
p. Ds. Knyvett.
p. Ds. Houghton.
Ds. Stanhope de Sh.
p. Ds. Noel.
THE Absence of the Lord Bishop of Durham excused by the Lord Chancellor, because he is to preach
before the King.
The Earl of Castellhaven, videlicet, the Lord Audeley, his
Absence excused by the Lord Chancellor, for Sickness.
The Lord Wentwoorth excused the Absence of the
Lord Chandois, for Sickness.
The Absence of the Lord Bishop of Landaph excused,
for that his Lordship is to preach at Paules on Sunday.
The Earl of Leic. his Absence excused.
Message from the House of Commons, about Conference; against Priests, Recusants, &c.
Messengers from the House of Commons were called
in; who, standing at the Nether End of the House, after Three Reverences done to the State, approached to
the Bar; where the Lord Chancellor and other Lords
came unto the Bar; where Sir Edward Coke, accompanied with the Lord Cavendish, Sir Foulk Grevill, Chancellor of the Exchequer, Mr. Treasurer of the House,
Mr. Secretary Calvert, and many others of that House,
delivered to their Lordships the Message to them commanded by the House of Commons:
"That the House of Commons do pray Conference,
concerning a Joining in Petition, by Committees of
both Houses, unto His Majesty, for the better Execution of Laws against Jesuits, Seminary Priests, and
Popish Recusants; and this, by the Nether House, is
desired may be with all convenient Expedition."
The Messengers, sent as aforesaid from the House of
Commons, being departed, the Lord Chancellor returned
to his ordinary Place, or Seat, on the Wool-sack, and declared, that the Message sent from the House of Commons was to pray a Conference, by some Committees of
this House, for the Joining of both Houses in a Petition
to his Majesty, for the better Execution of the Laws now
in Force against Jesuits, Seminary Priests, and Popish
Recusants; and thereupon they desire a Meeting and
Conference, with all convenient Expedition.
Committee for Conference.
This Motion of the Commons was generally liked by
the House; and, for such Conference, Committees were
named and appointed: videlicet,
L. Archbp. of Cant.
L. Archbp. of Yorke.
Vic. St. Alban, Canc.
Vic. Maundevill, Thes.
Lord Privy Seal.
E. of Arundell.
E. of South'ton.
E. of Essex.
E. of Suffolke.
E. of Dorsett.
E. of Bridgwater.
E. of Warwick.
L. Bp. of Winchester.
L. Bp. of Rochester.
L. Bp. of Covent and Leich.
L. Bp. of Bathon and Wells.
L. Bp. of Bangor.
L. Bp. of Ely.
L. Bp. of Lincolne.
L. Bp. of Chester.
L. St. John.
Sub-Committee to search Records for Privileges.
The Lord Archbishop of Cant. declared, that the
Lords Committees, appointed to take Consideration
of the Customs and Orders of the House and Privileges, &c. have taken some Pains therein; and do desire, that of them a Sub-Committee may be appointed,
such as their Lordships have thought fit, and named,
To search and view all such Records as, in that Behalf,
shall be requisite and necessary; and that the said SubCommittee may freely search in all Offices and Places,
where any His Majesty's Records are kept, and have
Copies of all Things concerning the Premises; and such
Copies as they shall so require to be signed by every
Officer, Clerk, or Keeper of the said Records, without
Charge to any of their Lordships, or Fees therefore to
The Lords Sub-Committees: videlicet.
E. of Huntingdon.
E. of Dorsett.
E. of Warwicke.
By Order of the House, the Lord Russell is added
unto the Lords Committees, to take Consideration of
the Customs and Orders of the House, and Privileges
of the Peers of the Kingdom, or Lords of Parliament,
and to the Sub-Committee.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem crastinum, videlicet,
diem Jovis, 15m Februarii, hora 9a, Dominis sic decernentibus.