DIE Lunæ, 30 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.
Edwardus Comes Manchester, Camerarius Hospitii.
Vicecomes Say & Seale.
|Ds. Arlington, One of the Principal Secretaries of State.
Ds. Howard de Charlt.
Ds. Howard de Esc.
Ds. Herbert de Cherb.
Ds. Gerard de Brand.
Ds. Berkley de Strat.
Ds. Arundell de Trer.
L. Roberts, Leave to give Information to H. C.
The Lord Privy Seal informed this House, "That
he was requested, from a Committee of the House
of Commons, to certify them somewhat concerning
one Turner, that had a Business before them; which
his Lordship would not do without acquainting their
Hereupon this House left it to his Lordship, to do
therein as he should think sit.
ORDERED, That Mr. Francis Tyler and Mr. Thomas
Gardiner be, and are hereby, required to attend the
Lords Committees to whose Consideration the Bill, intituled, "An Act for ascertaining the Duties of Subsidy
and Alnage," stands committed, To-morrow, at
Three of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Painted
Chamber, to give Evidence of their Knowledge in some
Matters relating to the said Bill; and that the said Persons attend this House To-morrow, at Ten of the Clock
in the Forenoon, to be sworn at the Bar, in order
Ly. F. Savill's Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the better
securing of a Portion of Five Thousand Pounds to
and for the Lady Francis Savill, an Infant, Daughter
of Thomas late Earl of Sussex, deceased, out of the
Estate of James Earl of Sussex."
The Question being put, "Whether this Bill
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Message to H. C. with it.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by
Sir Justinian Lewin and Sir John Coel:
To deliver to them the Bill for better securing of a
Portion of Five Thousand Pounds, to and for the
Lady Francis Savil, &c. and desire their Concurrence
Bill against Atheism, &c.
The House was adjourned into a Committee, to consider of the Bill against Atheism and Profaneness.
The House being resumed;
The Lord Chamberlain reported, "That the Subcommittee appointed by the Committee of the whole
House reported, That they could not report yet the
Matters referred unto them concerning the Bill against
Atheism and Prophaneness, in regard they had not a
Quorum at their last Meeting; therefore the Committee thinks it fit that the Sub-committee should meet
on Thursday next in the Afternoon, and make Report thereof on Monday Morning next to the Committee; and the Committee thinks fit that some of
the Judges be appointed to assist the Sub-committee,
to whose Number there are more Lords added."
To which Report this House agreed; and ordered all
the Particulars accordingly.
Morley and Grenvile versus Elwes.
ORDERED, That To-morrow Morning this House
will take into further Consideration the Cause between
Cutbert Morley and Bernard Grenvile Plaintiffs, and Jeremy and Henry Elwaies Defendants.
Ly. Drummond & al. versus Hamb. Comp.
ORDERED, That the Cause between the Hamborough
Company and their Creditors shall be taken into Consideration on Wednesday Morning next.
Committee to consider of Trade.
ORDERED, That the Committee for Trade do meet
on Wednesday next, at Three of the Clock in the Afternoon.
(fn. *) The Earl of Dover, and the Earl Rivers, and the
(fn. *) Lord Wotton, are added to the Committee concerning
Thomas Skynner Merchant. (fn. *)
L. Bellasis, Leave to be absent.
The Lord Bellasis hath Leave to be absent from this
House for Fourteen Days.
Sir T. Hebblethwayte's Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to enable Sir
Thomas Hebblethwayte to sell or dispose of Land, to
pay Debts, and make Provision for younger Children."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is
committed to these Lords following; videlicet,
Their Lordships, or any Five; to meet on Thursday
next, at Three of the Clock in the Afternoon,
in the Prince's Lodgings; and to hear all Parties
E. of Lyndsey, Berks, and Stamford, versus L. Cullen.
Upon reading this Day in the House the Answer of
Brian Lord Viscount Cullen in the Realm of Ireland, and
of Elizabeth Viscountess Cullen his Wife, to a Petition
of the Right Honourable Robert Earl of Lyndsey Lord
Great Chamberlain of England, Thomas Earl of Berks
and Elizabeth his Wife, Henry Earl of Stanford and
Anne his Wife, Sisters and Coheirs of Diana late Countess of Oxford, claiming a Title to the Honour and
Manor of Hedingham, alias Henningham, in the County
of Essex, with the Appurtenances, now in the Possession
of the said Lord Viscount Cullen, in the Right of his
Wife; by which Answer it appearing to this House,
"That, notwithstanding several Proceedings at Law
and Equity in the Courts in Westminster Hall, concerning the Title pretended to the said Manor of Hedingham, alias Henningham, by the said Petitioners,
the Earl of Berks, and the Earl of Stanford, and the
Father of the now Earl of Lyndsey late Lord Great
Chamberlain of England, and others, the Possession
of the said Manor hath continued for near Threescore
Years with the Title of the Heirs of Francis Trentham,
of Rocester, in the County of Stafford, Esquire,
Brother to Elizabeth late Countess Dowager of Oxford, according to a Settlement made by her, under
which Settlement the said Lord Viscount Cullen and
Elizabeth Viscountess Cullen his Wife now hold and enjoy the same; and have made several Settlements, and
levied a Fine thereof, with Proclamation thereupon,
according to the Form of the Statute in that Case made
and provided; and no Entry of Five Years after:"
Upon Consideration had thereof, it is ORDERED, by
the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition of Robert Earl of
Lyndsey Lord Great Chamberlain of England, Thomas
Earl of Berks and Elizabeth his Wife, Henry Earl of
Stanford and Anne his Wife, concerning their Claim to
the said Manor of Hedingham, alias Henningham, be, and
is hereby, dismissed this House.
Ravenscroft versus Sir J. Lenthall.
Whereas, upon hearing of Counsel and Witnesses at
the Bar, in the Cause between Thomas Ravenscroft and
Dorothea his Wife Plaintiffs, by Petition, against Sir
John Lenthall Knight, Marshal of the King's Bench
Prison, Defendant, this House did, on the 17th Day of
this Instant March, order and adjudge, "That, according to an Agreement appearing to be made between
the said Sir John Lenthall, and Thomas Ravenscroft,
the Sum of Eighty Pounds should be paid, by the
said Sir John Lenthall, unto the said Thomas Ravenscroft, besides other Sums for Costs of Suit in the
Courts in Westm. Hall, and in this Court;" it appearing upon the Oath of Charles Nott, sworn this Day,
That Mr. Thomas Lenthall swore at the Bar, That
the said Agreement was for the Payment of Eightyfive Pounds, whereas in the said Judgement only
Eighty Pounds are mentioned:"
It is thereupon ORDERED, and Declared, That, the
said Judgement being intended for confirming and fulfilling of the said Agreement, the Sum of Eighty Pounds
therein mentioned be made Eighty-five Pounds.
Herbert versus Sir J. Lenthall.
Upon reading the humble Petition of Zouch Herbert;
alledging, "That the Answer of Sir John Lenthall, put
into this House, to the Complaint of the said Zouch
Herbert against him, is untrue; and therefore prayeth
a Hearing, before the said Sir John Lenthall be dismissed:"
It is ORDERED, That the Consideration of the said
Complaint of Zouch Herbert, against Sir John Lenthall,
is hereby referred to the Lords Committees appointed
to receive and consider of Petitions; whose Lordships
are to make Report thereupon unto this House.
Bill against Atheism, &c.
ORDERED, That some of the Judges now in Town
are hereby appointed to be Assistants to the Lords
Sub-committees named by the Grand Committee of the
House, to consider what Laws, or Remedies by Law,
are now in Force, to punish the Crimes mentioned in
the Bill, intituled, "An Act for punishing and suppressing of Atheism, Profaneness, and profane
Cursing and Swearing," on Thursday the Second of
April next, at Three of the Clock in the Afternoon, in
the Prince's Lodgings.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem crastinum,
videlicet, 31um diem instantis Martii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.