DIE Lunæ, videlicet, 22 die Maii,
Spirituales quam Temporales, quorum nomina
subscribuntur, præsentes fuerunt:
p. Archiepus. Cant.
p. Epus. London.
p. Epus. Durham.
p. Epus. Norwicen.
p. Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Co. et Lich.
Epus. Bath. et W.
p. Epus. Bangor.
p. Epus. Elien.
p. Epus. Oxon.
p. Epus. Cestren.
p. Epus. Landaven.
p. Epus. Sarum.
p. Epus. Meneven.
p. Epus. Gloucestren.
p. Thomas Coventrey, Miles, Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
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p. Comes Manchester, Præs. Concilii Domini Regis.
Comes Wigorn, Ds. Cust. Privati Sigilli, et Senesc. Hospitii.
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p. Comes Pembroc, Camer. Hospitii.
p. Comes Oxon.
p. Comes Kantii.
p. Comes Rutland.
p. Comes Sussex.
p. Comes Herteford.
p. Comes Essex.
p. Comes Lincoln.
p. Comes Nottingham.
p. Comes Dorsett.
p. Comes Sarum.
p. Comes Mountgomery.
p. Comes Bridgewater.
p. Comes Leicestriæ.
p. Comes North'ton.
p. Comes Warwic.
p. Comes Devon.
p. Comes Cantabr.
p. Comes Carlile.
p. Comes Denbigh.
p. Comes Angles.
p. Comes Holland.
p. Comes Clare.
p. Comes Bolingbrooke.
p. Comes Westmerland.
p. Comes Berk.
p. Comes Cleveland.
p. Comes Mulgrave.
p. Comes Totnes.
p. Comes Monmouth.
p. Vicecomes Wallingford.
p. Vicecomes Rochford.
p. Vicecomes Say et S.
p. Vicecomes Wimbleton.
p. Ds. Conway, Prin. Sec.
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p. Ds. Morley.
p. Ds. Scroope.
p. Ds. Duddley.
p. Ds. Stourton.
p. Ds. Vaux.
p. Ds. Mordant.
Ds. St. John de B.
p. Ds. Cromewell.
p. Ds. Pagett.
p. Ds. North.
p. Ds. Compton.
p. Ds. Russell.
p. Ds. Grey de G.
p. Ds. Spencer.
p. Ds. Denny.
Ds. Stanhope de H.
Ds. Arundell de W.
p. Ds. Stanhope de Sh.
p. Ds. Noel.
p. Ds. Mountague.
p. Ds. Grey de W.
p. Ds. Ley.
p. Ds. Tregoze.
p. Ds. Carleton.
Earl of Exeter excused.
EARL of Exceter excused,
Bishop of Lincoln a Privilege.
The Petition of John Lord Bishop of Lincolne read;
complaining, That a Writ of Inhibition was served on
him in his Chapel, where he was at Divine Service,
before the same was ended.
It was Ordered, The Proceeding in the said Inhibition to be stayed; and Edward Hilles, Leonard Aclom,
and Doctor Farmerie, the said Bishop's Chancellor, to be
sent for, to answer their Contempts herein.
Lords introduced. Ld. Xymbolton.
Hodie Edwardus de Kymolton, Chr. was brought into
the House, in his Parliament Robes, between the Lord
Percie and the Lord Mountague (Garter going before);
and, having delivered his Writ, kneeling, unto the
Lord Keeper, when it was read, he was led to the Barons Bench, and placed next to the Lord (fn. 1)
In like Manner were brought in Oliver Tregoze de
Heigworth, Chr. between the Lords Russell and Ley.
And Dudley Carleton de Imbercourte, Chr. between
the Lords Cromewell and North; and were led to their
due Places, delivering their Patents to the Lord Keeper,
and their Writs to the Clerk.
Haines. versus Parham et al.
Upon the Petition of Thomas Haines, it was Ordered, John Parham, Francis Popley, Charles Crouch,
and Richard Morris, to answer their Contempt to an
Order made the last Parliament on Behalf of the said
Ld. Gerrard's Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the enabling
of the Right Honourable Dutton Lord Gerrard, Baron
of Gerrard Bromley, to make a Jointure to any Wife
which he shall hereafter marry, and to make Provision
for any his younger Children; and for the better securing of Portions, and Limitation of Maintenance, for
Allice Gerrard, Frances Gerrard, and Elizabeth Gerrard, Sisters of the said Dutton Gerrard, and Daughters of the late Right Honourable Gilberte Lord Gerrard, deceased.
Committee to take Examination of the Earl of Bristol's Cause.
Lords Committees appointed to take the Examinations
of the Proofs and Witnesses concerning the King's
Charge against the Earl of Bristol, and also concerning
the said Earl's Defence: videlicet,
L. Archbp. of Cant.
E. of Dorsett.
E. of Bridgwater.
E. of Devonshire.
E. of Carlile.
E. of Clare.
E. of Mulgrave.
L. Viscount Say et S.
L. Bp. of London.
L. Bp. of Durham.
L. Bp. of Norwich.
L. Bp. of Rochester.
L. Bp. of Bangor.
L. Bp. of Ely.
L. Bp. of Chester.
L. Bp. of Sarum.
L. Bp. of St. David's.
L. Grey of Groby.
L. Grey of W.
Lord Chief Justice,
Lord Chief Baron,
Mr. Baron Bromley,
Mr. Justice Crooke; and any other of the Judges whom the Lords shall please to call, and all the King's Counsel,
To attend the Lords.
To meet on Thursday, the 25th of this May at
Two in the Afternoon, in the Painted Chamber.
And their Lordships have Power to subdivide
themselves, if they please; and to meet after
wards when they please, to take the said Examinations.
And it was Ordered, Mr. Attorney to begin on
Thursday next to produce his Proofs and Witnesses, if
he be ready; and the Earl of Bristol to produce his
Proofs and Witnesses then also, if he will, or when he
please. The Witnesses to be sworn in the open House.
D. of Bucks desires he may proceed to answer the Charge against him.
The Duke of Buckingham moved the House, That,
if he shall be ready to answer the Complaint of the
Commons before Mr. Attorney shall be ready to proceed in his Charge against the Earl of Bristol, that his
Grace may not stay, but proceed to his Answer; which
That he may be allowed some of the King's Counsel.
And, That, if the King will give him Leave, he may
then have some of the King's Counsel, who attend here.
The Consideration whereof was referred to the Lords
Committees for Privileges.
And that he may answer the Complaints severally.
His Grace further moved, That, considering his
Charge consisteth of many Heads, he may be judged
for each, as he shall be ready; to make his Answer
after Examination. Which was agreed to be considered
of in due Time, and then to be so disposed of as his
Grace be not confounded with Multiplicity of Charges
at one Time.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Mercurii
proximum, videlicet, 24m diem instantis Maii, hora nona,
Dominis sic decernentibus.