DIE Veneris, 3 die Aprilis.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
|His Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke.
Johannes Ds. Robertes, Custos Privati Sigilli.
Robertus Comes Lyndsey, Magnus Camerarius Angliæ.
Vicecomes Say & Seale.
|Ds. Berkley de Berk.
Ds. Howard de Charlt.
Ds. Howard de Esc.
Ds. Herbert de Cherb.
Ds. Berkley de Strat.
Ds. Arundell de Trer.
The Lord Privy Seal sat Speaker this Day, in the
Absence of the Lord Keeper, he being not
Answer from H. C.
The Messengers sent Yesterday with the Message to
the House of Commons return with this Answer:
That they have delivered their Message; and the
House of Commons will give their Lordships a Conference, as is desired.
Conference about the Amendments in the Bill for taxing Adventurers in the Fens.
The Earl of Dorset, the Earl of Bridgwater, the
Earl of Bolingbrooke, and the Bishop of Sarum, were
appointed to manage this Conference with the House
The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and the
Lords went to the Conference; which being ended,
the House was resumed.
Then the Earl of Dorsett reported, "That the Lords
that managed the Conference had delivered the Bill
concerning the Great Level of the Fens, with the
Errors committed in the Amendments, to the House
of Commons, and desired them to mend the Errors
according to the Original."
Accompts of Administrators Bill.
The Earl of Bridgwater reported, "That the Committee have considered the Bill for the better regulating the Accompts of Administrators; and do think
it fit to be engrossed, with some Amendments, which
are offered to the Consideration of the House."
Then the said Amendments were read Twice; and,
after a long Debate thereof,
The Question being put, "Whether to agree to
the Amendments brought in by the Committee?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
And the Question being put, "Whether this Bill
now in Debate shall be engrossed, with the
Amendments brought in by the Committee?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Ly. Wentworth versus Lord Lovelace, concerning a Clause in Sir J. Weld's Bill.
Upon reading the humble Petition of Philadelphia
Lady Wentworth, in Behalf of Henrietta Maria her
Daughter, taking Notice of an Enacting Clause offered to
this House by the Lord Lovelace, to be added to the
Bill, intituled, "An Act for Security and Satisfaction
of a Debt due to Sir John Weld from the late Earl
of Cleveland, depending in this House, and other
Matters alledged to tend to the Prejudice of the said
Henrietta Maria; and therefore prays a Hearing at
the Bar before the said Bill pass:"
Upon Consideration had thereof, it is ORDERED, by
the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Counsel shall be heard, at the Bar of
this House, on the Behalf of the said Lady Wentworth,
concerning the Matters complained of in the said Petition,
on Monday the 13th Day of this Instant April, at Ten
of the Clock in the Forenoon; whereof timely Notice
is to be given to the Lord Lovelace, and such others as
are concerned therein, to the End they may be then
heard also, if they please.
Ly Drummond, Sir A. Bateman, & al. versus the Hamburgh Company.
ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal
in Parliament assembled, That the Lords Committees
appointed to consider in what Way and Manner Dame
Dorothy Dromond, Sir Anthony Bateman, and others,
Creditors of the Fellowship of Merchants Adventurers
of England, commonly called or known by the Name of
Hamborough Merchants, shall be relieved, have hereby Power to send for such Books, Papers, and Writings, as any Way relate to the Leviations heretofore
made by the Moscovy Company, in relation to the Satisfaction of Debts due to their Creditors; requiring
the Persons in whose Custody the same are, to bring or
send them to the said Lords Committees, for their
Perusal, in order to the Report they are to make
upon this Business to the House.
Dominus Custos Privati Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Lunæ,
6um diem instantis Aprilis, hora decima Aurora, Dominis