DIE Jovis, 16 die Aprilis.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
|His Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke.
|Sir Orlando Bridgman, Miles et Bar. Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Edwardus Comes Manchester, Camerarius Hospitii.
Vicecomes Say & Seale.
|Ds. Arlington, One of the Principal Secretaries of State.
Ds. Berkley de Berk.
Ds. Arundell de Ward.
Ds. Howard de Charlt.
Ds. Gerard de Brand.
Ds. Berkley de S.
Ds. Arundell de Trer.
Message from H. C. with a Bill.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Baynham Throgmorton and others; who
brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Increase
and Preservation of Timber within the Forest of
Deane;" to which they desire their Lordships Concurrence.
Bill against Atheism, &c.
The House was adjourned into a Committee, to take
further Consideration of the Bill against Atheism and
The House being resumed;
The Lord Chamberlain reported, "That the Committee of the whole House, taking into Debate the
Bill against Atheism, desires that a Day may be appointed for reading the said Bill in Paragraphs in
And the House ordered Monday next to be the Day
for that Purpose; and no other Business to intervene.
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for confirming of the Settlement of the Estate of Sir Kingsmill
Lucy Baronet, in the said Act mentioned, and for
transferring over some Part of the Real Estate of
Sir Richard Lucy Knight and Baronet deceased, from
Francis Lucy Esquire."
ORDERED, That the Bill concerning Mr. Beckham
be read To-morrow Morning, the First Business.
Merchants Adventurers of Newcastle Petition concerning Debts due by the Hamburgh Company.
Upon the humble Petition of the Governor, Wardens, and Assistants, of the Fellowship of Merchants
Adventurers of the Town of Newcastle upon Tyne, received this Day in the House, wherein they take Notice of a Petition of the Creditors of the Governors
and Assistants of the Merchants Adventurers of England presented to this House, for Satisfaction of a great
Debt due from the said Fellowship, and apprehending
that it may be endeavoured to make them, the said
Merchants Adventurers of Newcastle upon Tyne, by
Judgement of this House, liable to the Satisfaction of
the said Debt, do therefore pray, "That they may
be heard, to make out their being a distinct Company from those mentioned in their Petition, by
the Name of the Governor and Assistants of the
Merchant Adventurers of England:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal
in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition of the
Governor, Wardens, and Assistants, of the Fellowship
of Merchant Adventurers of the Town of Newcastle
upon Tyne, is hereby referred to the Lords Committees
appointed to consider in what Way and Manner Dame
Dorothy Dromond, Sir Anthony Bateman, and other Creditors of the Fellowship of Merchant Adventurers of
England, commonly called or known by the Name of
Hamborough Merchants, shall be relieved; whose Lordships are to hear and determine the Matters alledged in
the said Petition, and make a particular Report thereof
unto the House.
Squibb versus Loving.
ORDERED, That One of the Judges is hereby appointed to be assistant to the Lords Committees appointed to receive and consider of Petitions, in their
further Hearing the Cause depending before them, upon
the Petition of Edmond Squibb Esquire, against John
Loving Esquire, To-morrow at Three of the Clock in
the Afternoon, in the Painted Chamber.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens
Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem crastinum, (videlicet,) 17um diem instantis Aprilis, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.