DIE Lunæ, 16 die Martii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
|His Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke.
Epus. St. David's.
|Sir Orlando Bridgman, Miles et Bar. Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Johannes Ds. Robertes, Custos Privati Sigilli.
Robertus Comes Lyndsey, Magnus Camerarius Angliæ.
Edwardus Comes Manchester, Camerarius Hospitii.
Vicecomes Say & Seale.
|Ds. Arlington, One of the Principal Secretaries of State.
Ds. Berkeley de Berk.
Ds. Arundell de Ward.
Ds. Howard de Charlt.
Ds. Howard de Esc.
Ds. Herbert de Cherb.
Ds. Gerard de Brand.
Ds. Berkley de Strat.
Ds. Arundell de Trerice.
Lords Leave to be absent.
The Lord Townsend hath Leave to go into the Country
for some Time.
The Lord Privy Seal, the Earl of Bedford, the Lord
Paget, the Lord Bellasis, and the Lord Ashley, are added
to the Committee for Sir John Weld's Bill.
The Earl of Berks hath Leave to go into the Country,
about his Occasions.
The Lord Crofts hath Leave to go into the Country
for some Time, for his Health.
Message from H. C. with a Bill.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons,
by Sir Thomas Gower and others; who brought up a
Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Sir Thomas Hebblethayte to sell or dispose of Land, to pay Debts,
and make Provision for Younger Children;" to which
their Lordships Concurrence is desired.
Morley and Grenvile versus Elwes Judgement.
This Day being appointed to take into Consideration
the Relief that is to be given by this House to Cutbert Morley and Bernard Grenvile, upon their Petition
against Jeremy and Henry Elwaies; and after a long
and serious Debate, these Questions following were
"1. Whether the Release was made upon any
further Trust than for the Fourscore Pounds
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
"2. Whether this Decree shall be reversed?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Protest against it.
Memorandum, That, before the putting of the Two
aforesaid Questions, these Lords following desired Leave
of the House to enter their Dissents, if the Questions
were carried in the Affirmative; and do accordingly
enter their Dissents, by subscribing their Names:
It is ORDERED, That this House will resume the
further Consideration of this Business on the Third Day
of its Meeting next after Easter.
The Lord Great Chamberlain hath Leave to go into
Norden versus Hawles.
ORDERED, That the Hearing of the Cause between
John Norden and Thomas Hawles is put off until the
16th Day of April next.
Ly. Drummond, Sir A. Bateman, & al. versus Hamborough Company.
Whereas Counsel is to be heard, at the Bar of this
House, on Tuesday the 17th of March Instant, in the
Cause between Dame Dorothy Dromond, Sir Anthony
Bateman, and others, Creditors of the Governor and
Fellowship of Merchants of England, commonly called
or known by the Name of Hamborough Merchants, and
the said Fellowship:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, at the humble Suit of the
said Creditors, That the Riding Clerk in Chancery, or
the Clerk of the Enrolments, is hereby appointed and
authorized to attend this House To-morrow, being the
17th of this Instant March, at Ten of the Clock in the
Forenoon, bringing with him the Patent of Confirmation of the several Charters of the said Fellowship of
Merchants, called Hamborough Merchants, granted 12°
Caroli Secundi; and that the Clerk of the Parliaments
attending this House bring hither the Act of Parliament passed 8° Eliz. for incorporating the Muscovia
Company at the same Time, for the Information of the
House in their Proceeding upon the said Cause.
Lords to pay coming after Prayers.
The House taking into Consideration what Penalty to
inflict upon such Lords as are absent from this House
without Leave, and also on such Lords as, being in
Town do not give their Attendance here:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal
in Parliament assembled, That the ancient Orders of this
House are hereby renewed, and shall be put in Execution; videlicet, That every Lord that comes after
Prayers, if he be a Baron or Bishop, he is to pay One
Shilling to the Poor; and if he be of any Degree
above, Two Shillings; and also that every Lord of
this House that comes not at all, and makes not his
Excuse to be allowed by the House, is to pay Five
Shillings to the Poor, for every Day's Absence; which
said Money is to be collected by the Clerk of the Crown,
and kept in a Box, to be disposed of as the House shall
Lords absent without Leave.
ORDERED, That it is referred to the Lords Committees for Privileges, to consider of the Absence of
those Lords that totally neglect the Service of this
House without Leave, and also of those Lords going
away from this House before the Rising thereof; and to
find out some such Expedient as may remedy the same,
and make Report thereof unto this House.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem crastinum,
videlicet, 17um diem instantis Martii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.