DIE Mercurii, 22 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.
Robertus Comes Lyndsey, Magnus Camerarius Angliæ.
Edwardus Comes Manchester, Camerarius Hospitii.
Vicecomes Say & Seale.
|Ds.Arlington, One of the Principal Secretaries of State.
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 Treric.
Woollen Manufacture Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the better
regulating of the Manufacture of Broad Woollen
Cloth, commonly called Spanish Clo h, and other
Woollen Drapery of the Kingdom."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is referred to the Lords Committees appointed to consider
of the Ways and Means fit for Advancement of Trade
both at Home and Abroad, and also of the Abuses in
the Execution of the Laws for that Purpose: And
their Lordships are to hear such Persons thereupon as
they think fit; and to take Care that the Alnager of
the Bishopric of Durham be not prejudiced thereby;
and make Report thereof to this House.
Bill to prevent Robberies.
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to prevent
Thefts and Robberies on the Highways."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is committed to these Lords following:
L. Great Chamberlain.
Vicecomes Say & Seale.
|Ds. Berkley Berk.
Ds. Arundell Ward.
Ds. Howard Charlt.
Ds. Arundell de Trer.
Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on
Friday next, at Three in the Afternoon, in the
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act on Behalf of
Dawes Wymondsall Esquire, for settling certain customary Lands held of the Manor of Wimbleton, in the
County of Surrey."
Paston's and Tenants of Horton Bill.
The Earl of Dorset reported the Bill concerning Mr.
Paston and the Tenants of the Manor of Horton, as fit
to pass, with some few Amendments and a Proviso
added; which, being read Twice, were Agreed to.
Silk Throwing Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to regulate
the Trade of Silk Throwing."
A Petition also of the Master, Wardens, Assistants,
and Commonalty, of the Company of Silk Throwers
of London, was read; desiring they may be heard, by
their Counsel, upon the whole Matter of the said Bill,
before it passeth this House.
Hereupon it is ORDERED, That the Consideration
of this Bill is committed to the same Committee as the
Bill against Thefts and Robberies is committed; whose
Lordships are also to consider of the aforesaid Petition,
and, having heard what shall be offered thereupon in Relation to the Bill, are to report the same unto this House.
Worth versus Weldon.
The Petition of Andrew Worth, and George Weldon's
Answer to it, were read.
And, after some Debate thereof, the House being
satisfied that the Goods taken in Execution, and redelivered upon Privilege of Parliament, do not discharge the Plaintiff from the Benefit of Action, but
that it is saved to him by the Statute of Primo of
King James; it is thereupon ORDERED, That the said
Petition be dismissed this House.
Duels and Atheism Bills.
ORDERED, That this House be adjourned into a
Grand Committee, to consider of the Bill against Duels,
and the Bill against Atheism, on Friday Morning next.
Cheek and Mildmay.
ORDERED, That Counsel shall be heard, concerning
the Title to the Barony of Fitzwalter, on Monday
Morning next, upon the Points directed Yesterday.
Peart and Bell versus Backwell.
ORDERED, That the Petition of John Peart and
Phillip Bell, against Edward Backwell, shall be reported
from the Committee of Petitions To-morrow Morning.
The Earl of Aylsebury is added to the Committee
Sir W. Juxon's Petition.
Sir William Juxon's Petition is to be read To-morrow Morning, the First Business.
Message from H. C. with Votes, to encourage the Wearing of English Manufactures.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Charles Harboard and others; to tender
to their Lordships these Votes following:
"That His Majesty be humbly desired, that He
will be pleased, by His own Example, and His
Royal Consort the Queen, and his Royal Highness
the Duke and Dutchess, and such other Ways as in
His Wisdom shall seem most meet and effectual,
forthwith to encourage the Wearing of His own
English Manufactures, and to discourage the Wearing of all Foreign Manufactures; and to discountenance and disgrace all such as shall not conform
thereunto, to the Good of His Majesty and His
"That the Lords Concurrence be desired to this
"That the Lords be desired to shew a good Example herein to the Nation."
These Votes, being read, were Agreed to by this
The Messengers were called in, and told, "That
the Lords have considered of these Votes now brought
up, and do agree to them."
ORDERED, That the Lord Great Chamberlain and
the Lord Chamberlain do wait upon His Majesty, to
know His Pleasure, when Committees of both Houses
shall attend Him, to present these Votes to Him.
Sumptuary Laws and Habits to be considered.
ORDERED, That it be referred to the Lords Committees appointed to consider of the Ways and Means fit
for Advancement of Trade both at Home and Abroad,
and also of the Abuses in the Execution of the Laws
for that Purpose, to take into their Consideration the
Sumptuary Laws, and the Fashions of Apparel, and
the Distinction of Degrees of Persons by Habits, and
prepare what they shall think fit to offer to the House
concerning the same; for which Business, their Lordships are to meet at Three of the Clock this Afternoon, in the Prince's Lodgings, and at such Times after
as they please.
ORDERED, That the Committee for the Bill concerning Hearth-money do meet on Friday next, at Three
of the Clock in the Afternoon.
Herbert versus Sir C. Lloyd.
Upon Report made by the Lord Ashley, from the
Lords Committees appointed by the House to receive
and consider of Petitions, "That their Lordships having received and considered of a Petition of William
Herbert Esquire, and also the Answer of Sir Charles
Lloyd Baronet to the said Petition, and finding
that the Petitioner is not relieveable in the Courts
in Westminster Hall; (fn. *) that their Lordships are of
Opinion that the said Petition is fit to be retained,
and have a Hearing at the Bar:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Counsel shall be
heard, at the Bar of this House, upon the said Petition and Answer, on Wednesday the 29th of April
Instant, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Forest of Deane Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for Increase
and Preservation of Timber within the Forest of
Also, a Petition was presented to this House from
Sir John Wintour, which was read; and the following
Order made thereupon:
"Upon the Second Reading of a Bill, intituled, "An
Act for Increase and Preservation of Timber within
the Forest of Deane;" as also upon reading the Petition of Sir John Wintour Knight, Secretary to Her
Majesty the Queen Mother, relating to the said
Bill: It is ORDERED, That Counsel shall be heard,
at the Bar of this House, as well on the Behalf of
the Commoners and other Persons concerned in the
said Bill, (fn. *) upon the whole Matter mentioned in the
said Bill and Petition, on Saturday the 25th Instant,
at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon."
Toomes versus Etherington, in Error.
Whereas Counsel was appointed to be heard this
Day at the Bar, to argue the Errors assigned by Richard
Toomes, upon a Writ of Error depending in this House,
between the said Richard Toomes and Rob't Etherington:
Upon reading the Petition of James Darcy Esquire
this Day in the House, relating to the Estate of William
Toomes Esquire, mentioned in the said Writ of Error;
it is ORDERED, That Counsel shall be heard, at this
Bar, as well on the Behalf of the said James Darcy,
concerning the Contents of his Petition, as on Behalf of
the said Richard Toomes and Robert Etherington, for arguing the said Error, on Tuesday the 28th of April
Instant, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; at
which Time some of the Judges of the Court of
Common Pleas, and Barons of the Court of Exchequer, are to be present in the House of Peers, at the
Tredcroft's Executors versus White.
Upon reading the humble Petition of George Biggs
Esquire, George Vinter, John Tredcroft, and Nathaniell
Tredcroft, Executors of John Tredcroft, Minister, deceased, in Trust for the Children of the said John Tredcroft, complaining of some indirect Dealings of one Thomas White, an Attorney at Law, concerning a joint Purchase of Lands, by the said John Tredcroft deceased,
and the said Thomas White, whereby the Children of
the said John Tredcroft are ruined, and of other Matters in the said Petition mentioned:
It is ORDERED, That it is hereby referred to the
Lords Committees appointed to receive and consider of
Petitions, to examine the Matters complained of in the
said Petition, and make Report of their Opinions thereupon unto this House.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem crastinum,
videlicet, 23um diem instantis Aprilis, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.