DIE Martis, 11 die Decembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
|His Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke.
Epus. Litch. et Cov.
|Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
Ds. Magnus Camerarius Angl.
Ds. Camerarius Hospitii.
Vicecomes Say et Seale.
Ds. Howard de Charlt.
Ds. Howard de Esc.
Ds. Arundell Trerice.
This Day the Lord Privy Seal sat Speaker, in
the Absence of the Lord Chancellor.
Bodvell's and Roberts' Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for settling the
Estate of John Bodvell Esquire, deceased."
Winn and Bodvell to be heard against it.
Also a Petition of Griffith Winn and Thomas Bodvell,
desiring to be heard before the passing of the said Bill,
Whereupon the House made the ensuing Order:
"Upon the Second Reading of a Bill, intituled,
An Act for settling the Estate of John Bodvell Esquire,
deceased; as also the reading of the humble Petition of
Griffith Wynnc, alias Bodvell, and Thomas Bodvell,
Infants, concerning the Matters mentioned in the
said Bill: It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual
and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the
Counsel and Witnesses on both Parts shall be heard,
at the Bar of this House, on Thursday the Thirteenth
Day of this Instant December, concerning the Contents of the said Bill; whereof as well the Prosecutors of the said Bill, as the Petitioners and Thomas
Wynne Esquire, are hereby to take Notice."
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for encouraging of Coinage."
The Question being put, "Whether this Bill
now read, with the Amendments, Additions,
and provisos, shall pass?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Message from H. C. with a Bill.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by
Sir John Coell and Mr. Proctor:
To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for encouraging of Coinage;" which the Lords have passed,
with some Amendments, Additions, and Provisos, to
which the Lords desire their Concurrence.
The Earl of Bridgwater reported, "That the Committee have considered the Bill to enable Leycester
Grosevenor to sell Lands, for Payment of Debts; and
are of Opinion it is fit to pass, with some Amendments;" which being read Twice, and Agreed unto, the Bill is ordered to be engrossed, with the said
South'ton Churches Bill.
ORDERED, That the Committee appointed for the
Bill for uniting of Churches in the Town of South'ton,
do meet on Saturday next, in the Afternoon; and the
Lord Chandos and the Lord Bishop of Rochester are
added to the said Committee.
Bill for regulating Prices of Provisions.
ORDERED, That the Committee appointed by this
House to prepare a Bill, to be offered to this House,
for regulating the Rates and Prices of Victuals and other
Commodities, shall fit To-morrow in the Afternoon, at
Three of the Clock, in the Prince's Lodgings; at which
Time, and at such other Times as their Lordships shall
think fit to adjourn the said Committee, Mr. Justice
Tyrrell and Mr. Baron Turner are hereby appointed to
Taylor, who suffered Pritchard to escape, released.
Whereas Thomas Taylor, Constable of Grayes Inne
Ward, being in the Custody of the Serjeant at Arms
attending this House, for suffering Samuell Pritchard to
escape out of his Hands; he the said Thomas Taylor
being called to the Assistance of William Barrington,
One of the Messengers employed by the said Serjeant
at Arms for attaching the Body of the said Samuell
Pritchard, was this Day brought to the Bar, by the
Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod; where he shewing
that he did not wilfully suffer the said Samuell Pritchard to make his Escape, and praying the Pardon of
this House for his said Fault:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Thomas
Taylor be, and is hereby, discharged from his present
Restraint for the same, paying his Fees: And this shall
be a sufficient Warrant on that Behalf.
Serjeants at Arms Pet. for their Salary for attending this House.
Upon reading the humble Petition of the Sixteen
Serjeants at Arms in Ordinary to His Majesty, who by
Turns have hitherto given their Attendance on the
Upper House of Parliament, according to an Order of
the Fifteenth Day of May, One Thousand Six Hundred Sixty and One; and whereas this House did in
April, 1662, think fit (if His Majesty should so please,
that the said Serjeants should have Ten Pounds a piece
for their Attendance to that Time; since which, there
being Four Sessions of Parliament passed, and they
have not hitherto received any Allowance for their Service to this House:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Lord Treasurer be desired to acquaint His Majesty therewith; and
that his Lordship (having His Majesty's Concession
therein) will be pleased to give Direction for the speedy
Payment of the said Sixteen Serjeants, according to
the aforesaid Proportion of Ten Pounds apiece for
The King to be moved to increase the Salary of the Warden of the Mint.
The Earl of Bridgewater signified to the House,
"That it was the Desire of the Committee for the Bill
for Encouragement of Coinage, That the Lord Treasurer and the Lord Ashley be desired, that they would
humbly move His Majesty, and recommend it to Him,
that He would be pleased to increase the Salary of
the Warden of the Mint, he being a chief Officer
there; and in regard his Care and Pains will be increased by the passing of the Bill for Encouragement
Dominus Custos Privati Sigilli declaravit præsens
Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Mercurii, videlicet, 12um diem instantis Decembris, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.