DIE Veneris, 21 die Februarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
|His Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
Ds. Cancellarius Angliæ.
Ds. Thesaurarius Angl.
Henricus Comes Norwichiæ, et Comes Marescallus Angl.
Vicecomes Say & Seale.
Ds. Arundell de Ward.
Ds. Howard de Esc.
Ds. Berkeley de Strat.
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the confirming of an Award made by Sir Orlando Bridgman Knight and Baronet, late Lord Keeper of the
Great Seal of England, for the ending of all Differences in the Family of Sir Thomas Wolryche Knight
and Baronet, and to enable John Wolryche Esquire
to execute the Powers in the said Award mentioned."
The Question being put, "Whether this Bill
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Sir R. Banks' Bill.
The Earl of Dover reported, "That the Committee for the Bill for confirming Agreements made
between Sir Ralph Banks, Sir John Hanham, and
others, for Exchange of certain Lands in the County of Dorset, having heard all Parties therein concerned, and received their Consents therein, their
Lordships think it fit to pass, with some Amendments and Alterations; which are offered to the Consideration of the House."
The said Amendments, being read Twice, were
Agreed to; and the said Bill ordered to be engrossed,
with the Amendments.
Bill to prevent Frauds in exporting Wool.
The Earl of Dorsett reported from the Committee
the Bill to prevent Frauds in transporting of Wool,
as fit to pass, with some Amendments.
Which, being read Twice, were Agreed to; and the
Bill ordered to be engrossed, with the said Amendments.
Multitude of Attornies.
The Lord Chief Justice of the Court of Common
Pleas is appointed to assist the Committee to consider
of the Multitude of Attornies, &c. instead of Mr.
Justice Atkins, who is to go his Circuit.
Decay of Rents.
The Committee to consider of the Reason of the
Fall and Decay of Rents is to meet To-morrow Morning, at Nine of the Clock.
The Committee for the Bill of Naturalization are
to meet on Wednesday next, in the Afternoon; and the
Lord Windsor and the Lord Berkeley are added to that
The Lord North is added to the Committee for Privileges, the Committee for Petitions, and the Committee for the Journal Book.
Message to H. C. with Wolrich's Bill.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons,
by Sir William Childe and Sir Sam. Clerke:
To deliver them the Bill concerning Sir Thomas
Wolryche, and desire their Concurrence thereunto.
Barret versus L. Loftus.
Upon reading the Petition of Dacre Barrett (Son
of Richard Barrett Esquire, by Anne his late Wife,
Daughter and Heir of Sir Robert Loftus, by Dame
Ellinor his late Wife, deceased), by the Right Honourable Dorothy Lady Dacre, his next Friend, complaining of an Order and Judgement of the Lords in
Parliament, made on the Third Day of May, in the
Year of our LORD One Thousand Six Hundred Forty
and Two, by which Judgement a Decree made at the
Council Board in Ireland, on the First of February, One
Thousand Six Hundred Thirty and Seven, is reversed,
wherein the now Lord Viscount Loftus is concerned,
and praying the Vacating of the Judgement aforesaid:
It is thereupon ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual
and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioner shall cause Notice of his said Petition to be
given to the said Lord Viscount Loftus, in the Kingdom of Ireland, by the Delivery of this Order, and a
Copy of the said Petition signed by the Clerk of the
Parliaments, unto him; who is hereby required to put
in his Answer in Writing to the said Petition, at the
Bar of this House, within One Month next after Notice given as aforesaid.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Martis, 25tum
diem instantis Februarii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.