DIE Martis, 8 die Januarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
|His Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke.
Johannes Ds. Robertes, Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
Robertus Comes Lyndsey, Magnus Camerarius Angl.
Edwardus Comes Manchester, Camerarius Hospitii.
Vicecomes Say et Seale.
|Ds. Arlington, One of the Principal Secretaries of State.
Ds. Gerard de Bromley.
Ds. Arundell de Warder.
Ds. Howard de Charlt.
Ds. Howard de Esc.
Ds. Herbert de Cherb.
Ds. Berkley de Strat.
Ds. Arundell de Trerice.
The Lord Privy Seal sat Speaker this Day, in the
Absence of the Lord Chancellor.
Scawen's Bill to be restored in Blood.
The Earl of Dorset reported, "That the Committee
having (by the Averment of the Record) had proved
before them the Conviction of Mary Bishop, upon Indictment of Perjury, upon whose Testimony Francis
Scawen was unjustly convicted; the Committee are of
Opinion, That the Bill for restoring the said Francis
Scawen in Blood is sit to pass as it is."
Which the House Agreed to, and ordered the said
Bill to be engrossed.
Message from H. C. for Conferences on Two Bills.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons,
by Sir Thomas Meares and others:
To desire a Free Conference, concerning the Bill
against importing of Irish Cattle, &c.; also a Conference
upon the Subject-matter of taking the Accompts of Public Monies.
The Answer returned was:
That this House appoints to give the House of Commons a Free Conference concerning the Subject-matter
of the Bill against importing of Irish Cattle, To-morrow Morning, at Ten of the Clock, in the Painted Chamber; at which Time and Place also this House will give
them a Conference, concerning the Subject-matter of
taking the Accompts of the Public Monies.
The same Lords are appointed to report these Conferences, as managed the last Conferences concerning these
ORDERED, That the Earl of Carlile is added to the
Committee for the Bill concerning the Lead Mines in the
County Palatine of Durham; and the Lord Awdley, Lord
Arundell of Warder, and the Lord Ward, are added to the
Committee for the Bill concerning Mr. Myldmaie's Estate.
Bill to illegitimate Lady Roos's Children.
Next, the House resumed the Consideration of the Report made Yesterday, concerning the Alterations and
Proviso added by the Committee to the Bill concerning
the illegitimating the Children of the Lady Anne Rosse;
and, after a long Debate thereof, the said Alterations
were read again, and Agreed to by the House.
Then the Question being put, "Whether to agree
with the Committee in this Proviso?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Afterwards this Order following was made:
"ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal
in Parliament assembled, That on Friday the Eleventh
Day of this Instant January, this House will hear
Counsel and Witnesses at the Bar, concerning the Matters contained in a Bill depending in this House, intituled, "An Act for the Illegitimation of the Children of
the Lady Anne Rosse;" at which Time the said Lady Anne
Rosse may be heard also before their Lordships."
Dominus Custos Privati Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Mercurii,
videlicet, 9um diem instantis Januarii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.