DIE Veneris, 16 die Martii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
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(fn. *) Sir Joseph Jorden and Mr.
Henry Ubank have Leave to visit the Four Lords who are
Prisoners in The Tower, for One Time.
Answer from H. C.
The Messengers sent Yesterday to the House of Commons,
return with this Answer:
That they had delivered their Message.
Bill for more effectual Conviction of Popish Recusants.
The House was adjourned into a Committee, to proceed in the
Bill for the more effectual Conviction and Prosecution of Popish
The House being resumed;
The Earl of Bridgwater reported,
"That the Committee have made some Progress in that Bill, but can go no further
without the Directions of the House: To that Purpose, the Committee desires
that the Judges that drew the Bill may prepare a Clause, to enumerate those
particular Laws which the Popish Recusants are to be exempted from by this
Which the House agreed to; and ordered the same
Sheriffs, &c. Bill.
ORDERED, That the Committee for the Bill concerning
Sheriffs do meet on Monday Morning next, at Nine of the
New Buildings in London, to prevent the Increase of, Bill.
Whereas this Day was appointed to take into Consideration
the Report made by the Lord Viscount Newport, from the
Lords Committees appointed to consider of the Bill, intituled, "An Act to
prevent the further Increase of new Buildings about the Cities of
London and Westminster;" (videlicet,) "That their Lordships found such Difficulties, by
reason of the Provisos offered and likely to be offered for preserving
particular Persons Interests, as would render the said Bill ineffectual; and
therefore desired the further Directions of the House how to proceed
After Consideration had of the said Report; it is this Day
ORDERED, That all such Persons as find themselves concerned or prejudiced in or
by the said Bill may offer their respective Provisos to the said Committee, or
leave them in the Hands of the Clerk of the Parliaments, at any Time before
Friday the Sixth Day of April next;
whose Lordships of the Committee are to report their Opinion thereupon,
together with the said Bill, unto this House.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum
continuandum esse usque in diem Sabbati, 17um diem
Martii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.