DIE Mercurii, 3 die Julii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
||His Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
Ds. Thesaurarius Angl.
Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
L. Great Chamberlain.
Comes St. Alban.
Ds. Arundell W.
Ds. Grey de Wark.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Gerard B.
Ds. Arundell T.
Ds. Butler M. P.
Ds. Butler West.
Whereas the Bill to enable Trustees to sell Lands of
Tanfield Mulso Esquire, lately deceased, for Payment of
his Debts, and making Provision for his Children, was on
Friday last read the Third Time; but the passing thereof respited until this Day:
The Lord Chancellor reading the Title thereof;
The Question being put, "Whether this Bill shall
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Bill against a Peer, to examine Witnesses in perpet. Rei Mem no Breach of Privilege.
The Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament
assembled to declare, That in all Cases wherein it is
necessary to examine Witnesses in perpetuam Rei Memo
riam, it shall not be taken to be a Breach of Privilege
of Parliament, to file a Bill against a Peer, in Time of
Parliament, for that Purpose only; and that this Decla
ration be added to the Roll of Standing Orders.
E Peterborough and Visc Stafford Quard.
The House being made acquainted with some Words
which passed this Day in the House between the Earl
of Peterborough and the Lord Viscount Stafford.
The Lord Chancellor, by Directions of the House,
laid the Injunction upon them, not to resent any Thing
as passed between them this Day.
Bill against Atheism, &c.
ORDERED, That the Bill for punishing Atheism and
Blasphemy shall be read the Second Time on Wednesday
the Tenth of this Instant July.
The Committee for the Bankers are to meet To
morrow Morning, at Nine of the Clock; and all other
Committees are adjourned for this Day.
Keels and Boats Measurement Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the Ad
measurement of Keels and Boats carrying Coals."
E. of Powis Privilege Herbert released.
Whereas Gerard Herbert was (amongst other Persons)
brought to the Bar of this House, on the Twenty-Second
Day of June last, for a Breach of Privilege of Parlia
ment, by him (and others) committed against the Earl of
Powis, a Peer of this Realm; where it being proved
against him the said Gerard Herbert, that he had uttered
Words derogatory to the Authority of the House of
Peers, for which he was then committed to the Prison
of The Fleete during the Pleasure of this House:
It appearing, by the Intercession of the Earl of Powis
on his Behalf, that he the said Gerard Herbert hath made
his humble Submission to the said Earl, and expressed
his Penitence for so having offended this House; it is
ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Par
liament assembled, That the said Gerard Herbert be, and
is hereupon, discharged from his present Restraint in the
Prison of The Fleete, paying his Fees due to the Officers
of this House; and this shall be a sufficient Warrant on
To the Warden of the Prison of The Fleete,
his Deputies, Turnkeys, and other under
Officers, and every of them.
Darrell versus Whichcot.
Whereas this House this Day entered into the Hea
ring of the whole Matter, in the Cause between Marma
duke Darrell Esquire, and Sir Paul Whichcot Baronet;
but, having not Time to go through the same, intend to
proceed therein To-morrow:
It is ORDERED, That the Causes which were ap
pointed to be heard To-morrow and the Days following
shall come on in Course after each other, as they are
already appointed; whereof the Parties therein respec
tively concerned are hereby to take Notice, and attend
with their Counsel accordingly.
Marq. Worcester, Privilege.
Whereas, upon the Complaint of the Marquis of
Worcester a Peer of this Realm, Meredith Howell, Phil
lip Edward, and Nathaniell Field, were this Day brought
to the Bar, as Delinquents, for a Breach of Privilege by
them (with others) committed, in carrying away Wood
out of Wentwood Chase, belonging to the said Marquis of
Worcester, and then examined by this House; at which
Time they tendered a Petition, and were commanded to
Howel et al to remain in Custody, for cutting Wood in Wentwood Chase.
After due Consideration had thereof, it is Resolved,
by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assem
bled, That the said Meredith Howell, Phillip Edward,
and Nathaniell Feild, are guilty of the said Breach of
Privilege; and shall be and remain in the Custody of
the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod attending this
House, until the Pleasure of this House be further sig
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamen
tum continuandum esse usque in diem Jovis, 4um diem
instantis Julii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decer