DIE Lunæ, 12 die Novembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
|His Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke.
|Ds. Cancellarius Angl.
Ds. Thesaurarius Angl.
Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
Ds. Magnus Camerarius Angl.
Ds. Camerarius Hospitii.
Vicecomes Say et Seale.
Ds. Berkley de Berk.
Ds. Gerard de Bromley.
Ds. Howard de Charlt.
Ds. Howard de Esc.
Ds. Herbert de Cherb.
Ds. Gerard de Brandon.
Ds. Berkley de Strat.
E. of Cleveland, Privilege.
Upon the Petition of Thomas Earl of Cleveland, a
Member of this House; complaining, "That, contrary
to the Privilege of Parliament, there is a Suit now
prosecuted against him, in the Court of Exchequer, in
Mr. Attorney General's Name, but at the Relation
of one John Jeffes, against several Persons and Tenants of his Lordship in the Manors of Stepney and
Hackney, to his great Damage:"
Jeffes' Suit. against his Tenants, stayed.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That there be no further
Proceedings in this Suit, in the Court of Exchequer,
during the Time of the Privilege of Parliament: And
hereof all Parties concerned are to take Notice, and observe the same accordingly.
Order to prevent Stoppages in the Streets leading to the Parliament House.
Whereas there hath been of late much Interruption,
by Carts and Drays, in King-street, in the City of Westm.
so that the Lords and others are frequently hindered
from coming to Parliament, to the Disservice of the
King and Kingdom, and the Hinderance of the Members
of Parliament: It is therefore ORDERED, by the Lords
Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That
the Steward of the City of Westm. or his Deputy,
together with the Justices of Peace of the said City,
shall, by their Care and Directions to the Constables
within the said Limits, take special Order, that no Cart
or Dray make any Stay, more than for disburdening
its Carriage; and that no empty Hackney Coach be
suffered to make any Stay, between Whitehall and
The Old Pallace, Westm. aforesaid, from Nine of the
Clock in the Morning to One in the Afternoon, during
all the Sitting of this Parliament; and that no unnecessary Carriages by Carts or Drays be permitted to go
through the said Streets, between the Hours aforesaid,
during the Sitting of both Houses of Parliament: And
herein a special Care is to be taken by the said Justices
and the Constables, as the contrary will be answered to
Bill to prohibit the Importation of Irish Cattle.
The Lord Privy Seal reported, "That the Committee of the whole House have considered the Bill
against importing of Irish Cattle, &c.; wherein the
Committee have made some Alterations, which are
offered to the Consideration of the House."
The Alterations were these:
In the 9th Line, to leave out the Word ["altogether"].
Read Twice, and Agreed to.
In the 19th Line, instead of the Word ["Nuisance"],
to put in the Words ["Detriment and Mischief"].
After some Debate hereof, the Question being put,
"Whether to concur with the Committee in this
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
In the 25 Line, to leave out the Proviso for Scotland,
beginning with the Word ["Provided"], unto the Word
["this"] in the 28th Line.
ORDERED, That this House will proceed in this Report To-morrow.
Canary Company to be heard about their Patent.
Upon Consideration of a Vote sent unto this House
from the House of Commons, concerning the Patent
lately granted by His Majesty to the Canary Company:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That, on Monday the 19th
Day of this Instant November, this House will hear all
such Persons, by their Counsel, at the Bar, as are concerned; at which Time the King's Learned Counsel are
also to be heard, what they have to offer on His Majesty's Behalf, concerning the said Patent.
Commons Message, about examining Accompts referred to a Committee.
Upon Consideration had of a Message from the House
of Commons, desiring this House to name a Committee,
to join with a Committee of the House of Commons,
to the End they may be enabled to take and examine
Accompts upon Oath:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That it be referred to the
Lords Committees appointed to take Consideration of the
Customs and Orders of the House, and Privileges of the
Peers of this Kingdom and Lords of Parliament, to consider of Precedents, what hath been done formerly in
Business of the like Nature; and to make Report unto
Ld. Crewe, Privilege.
Upon the humble Petition of Arthur Jakeman, now
a Prisoner in The Flecte by Order of this House, acknowledging his hearty Sorrow for his Offences against
the Privileges of this House, in arresting and striking
William Spurrier, a Servant of the Lord Crewe; and praying that he may be therefore released:
Jackman, who arrested Spurrier his Servant, released.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled (the Lord Crewe declaring
his Willingness thereunto), That the said Arthur Jakeman be, and is hereby, discharged from his present Restraint in the Custody of the Warden of The Fleete,
paying his Fees due to the Officers of this House: And
this shall be a sufficient Warrant in that Behalf.
Pritchard and Gwyn to be attached, for Non-payment of their Fees.
Upon reading the Petition of Sir John Ayton Gentleman Usher attending this House, John Browne Esquire
Clerk of the Parliaments, and Humphrey Leigh Serjeant
at Arms, complaining, "That whereas, in February
1664, this House did, upon Complaint of the Lord
Vaughan, grant an Order for attaching the Persons of
Rowland Gwin, Roderick Gwin, Samuell Pritchard,
Rowland Powell, Charles Morgan, Rob't Willies, and
Richard Awbrey, as Delinquents, for entering into
Two Barns of his Lordship's, and carrying away certain Tithe Corn of the Rectory of Llanvary, &c. in
the County of Carmarthen, in a riotous Manner, contrary to the Privileges of Parliament; whereupon
some of the Petitioners were at great Charges in
sending to execute the said Order, but were forced
to return without finding any of the said Delinquents;
only Samuell Prichard, coming to London, was apprehended, and put into Custody, in order to his Appearance before this House; but, by reason of the
sudden Prorogation of the Parliament, he could not
be brought; whereupon the Lord Chancellor committed the said Samuell Pritchard to The Fleete, and
afterwards took Security of him to appear before
this House when he should be summoned; since
which Releasement, the said Samuell Pritchard and
Roderick Gwin do refuse to pay the accustomed and
due Fees to the Officers of this House; and do
threaten to bring Actions against those Persons that
executed the Order of this House, and in a scornful
Manner bid those that set them on Work to pay them
Hereupon it is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual
and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, or his Deputy, shall
forthwith attach the Bodies of the said Samuell Pritchard
and Roderick Gwin, and bring them before this House,
to answer their said Offences: And this shall be a sufficient Warrant for so doing.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Martis, videlicet,
13um diem instantis Novembris, hora nona Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.
Hitherto examined by us,
Say & Seale.