DIE Lunæ, 2 die Martii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
|His Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke.
Sir Orlando Bridgman, Miles et Bar. Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Johannes Ds. Robertes, Custos Privati Sigilli.
Edwardus Comes Manchester, Camerarius Hospitii.
Comes Pembrook & Mount.
Vicecomes Say & Seale.
|Ds. Arlington, One of the Principal Secretaries of State.
Ds. Arundell Warder.
Ds. Howard de Charlt.
Ds. Howard de Esc.
Ds. Herbert de Cherb.
Ds. Gerard de Brand.
Ds. Berkley Strat.
Ds. Arundell de Trerice.
Bill for taxing Adventurers in the Fens.
The Earl of Dorsett reported, "That the Committee
have considered the Bill for the taxing and assessing
the Lands of the Adventurers within the Great Level
of the Fens, and made some Alterations and Amendments therein, and have added a Proviso; which are
offered to the Consideration of this House."
Then the said Alterations, Amendments, and Proviso,
were read Twice, and Agreed to.
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the taxing
and assessing the Lands of the Adventurers within the
Great Level of the Fens."
The Question being put, "Whether this Bill shall
pass, with the Alterations, Amendments, and
Proviso, now read?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Message to H. C. with it; and that the Lords have passed the Bill for exporting Leather.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by
Sir Justinian Lewin and Sir Mundiford Brampston:
To return them the Bill for taxing and assessing the
Lands of the Adventurers within the Great Level of
the Fens; wherein this House hath made some Alterations and Amendments, and added a Proviso, to which
the Lords desire their Concurrence.
Also to acquaint them, that the Lords have passed
the Bill for giving Liberty to buy and export Leather
and Skins tanned or dressed.
The Earl of Devon is added to the Committee for
Dr. Pory versus Sir W. Juxon, concerning the Mastership of St. Cross's.
Upon reading the humble Petition of Robert Pory
Clerk, Archdeacon of Midd. a Member of the Convocation; shewing, "That, in Pursuance of a Writ of
Quare impedit brought by Sir William Juxon against
the Lord Bishop of Winchester, for not admitting his
Clerk to the Mastership of the Hospital of St. Crosse
in Hampshire, to which Mastership the Petitioner pretending Title, had entered his Caveat, to the End he
might be heard; and that, in Pursuance of the said
Writ, the said Sir William Juxon hath since proceeded
in His Majesty's Court of Common Pleas, and made
the Petitioner a Party to the Suit, but without any
Personal Summons, or Notice to him given, whereby
the Petitioner Robert Pory might put in his Plea, and
hath thereby surreptitiously obtained Judgement upon
a pretended Default and Execution thereupon this
last Term;" all which Proceedings, being had sitting
the Convocation, are contrary to the Privilege of Parliament:
Upon Consideration whereof, it is ORDERED, by the
Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled,
That all Proceedings had by the said Sir William Juxon
in the said Cause during the Time of Privilege of Parliament be, and are hereby, set aside.
Ravenscroft versus Sir J. Lenthall.
Upon reading and considering of the humble Petition of Thomas Ravenscroft and Dorothea his Wife,
this Day in the House, complaining against Sir John
Lenthall Knight, Marshal of The King's Bench Prison,
concerning the Escape of William Bingham, a Prisoner
under Execution for a Debt of One Hundred and Seventy
Pounds and Thirteen Shillings Costs, and also concerning
a Judgement and Execution since obtained for the said
Debt against the said Sir John Lenthall, of which the
Petitioners cannot, by reason of the Power of the said
Sir John Lenthall, reap the Benefit intended them by
It is thereupon ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and
Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Sir
John Lenthall shall put in his Answer in Writing to the
said Petition and Complaint, on Wednesday the Fourth
Day of March Instant, by Ten of the Clock in the
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Martis,
3um diem instantis Martii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.