DIE Lunæ, 19 die Aprilis.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
|His Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke.
Epus. Cov. et Litch.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
Ds. Finch, Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
Marq. de Winton.
L. Great Chamberlain.
Comes Pembrooke & Mount.
Vicecomes Say & Seale.
Ds. Arundell de Ward.
Ds. Grey de Wark.
Ds. Gerard de Brand.
Ds. Berkeley de Strat.
Ds. Arundell de Trerice.
Ds. Butler de M. Parke.
Ds. Grey de Rolleston.
ORDERED, That the Earl of Stamford and the Earl
of Aylisbury are added to the Committee for the Journal Book; and the Lord Holles and the Lord Grey de
Rolleston are added to all the Standing Committees.
ORDERED, That the Lord Chief Justice of the
Common Pleas and Justice Windham are appointed to
attend the Lords that are appointed Committees to consider of the Bill for Prevention of Forgeries, &c.
Bill for regulating the Trial of Peers.
The House was adjourned into a Committee, to consider of the Bill for regulating the Trial of the Peers
The House being resumed;
The Earl of Bridgwater reported, "That the Committee of the whole House have considered of the
said Bill, and have agreed to every Part of it; only
have changed the Preface, and instead thereof have
drawn up a short one."
Which, being read, was Agreed to; and the Bill
ordered to be engrossed, with that Alteration.
Leemknel & al. versus Throgmorton, for disturbing them in the Possession of a German Church for the Augustine Congregation.
Upon reading the Petition of John Leemknel, Theodore Jacobson, Peter Splidt, and others, Merchants of
London, and Germans born, but naturalized, Trustees
for the Protestant Augustane Congregation in London;
setting forth their Title to a Church built for the Celebration of Divine Worship in the German Tongue,
agreeable to the Discipline of the said Protestant Confession; and complaining, "That William Throgmorton,
One of the Inhabitants of the late Parish of Trinity
the Lesse, in London, hath proceeded in an Action, to
the Disturbance of their said Possession legally derived to them:"
It is ORDERED, That the said William Throgmorton
be, and is hereby, required to appear at the Bar of
this House, and put in an Answer in Writing to the
said Complaint, on Friday the Three and Twentieth
Day of this Instant April, at Ten of the Clock in the
Hubert, King's Servant, Privilege, versus Slocomb & al.
Upon reading the Petition of John Hubert Esquire,
One of His Majesty's Gentlemen Pensioners in Ordinary; complaining, "That, on the 29th of January,
1673, the Parliament then sitting, while he was
attending on His Majesty's Royal Person, John Slocomb, of Colebrooke, in the County of Bucks, Mercer, caused the Petitioner's Cattle, to the Value of
Forty Pounds, to be attached, by Process out of the
Honour and Castle of Windsor, upon Pretence of a
Debt of about Eleven Pounds, as in the Petition is
alledged; as also that, on the same Day, so soon as
the said Cattle were discharged by the Petitioner's
Brother paying the said Eleven Pounds (unknown
to the Petitioner), George Fellowes, of Colebrooke aforesaid, Taylor, caused the said Cattle to be re-attached,
by like Process, for a Debt of about Eighteen Pounds,
by which Power they were condemned and sold, to
the great Damage of the Petitioner:"
All which Proceedings being contrary to the Privilege of Parliament, it is ORDERED, That the said
John Slocombe and George Fellowes be, and are hereby,
required to appear at the Bar of this House, to answer
to the said Complaint, on Monday the Twenty-sixth
Day of this Instant April, at Ten of the Clock in the
Forenoon; and hereof they may not fail.
Crispes versus Ly. Cranborne & al.
Upon reading the Petition of Sir Nicholas Crispe
Baronet, John Crispe and Thomas Crispe Esquires, complaining of a Decree made in the Court of Chancery
on the Seventh Day of July last, whereby it was decreed, "That the Petitioners should pay to Diana
Viscountess Cranborne Widow, the Lady Anne Bowyer
Widow, and Thomas Dalmahoy Esquire, (Plaintiffs in
the Bill and Proceedings upon which the said Decree is grounded) Interest for Four Thousand Pounds
paid by James Maxwell Esquire, from the Time of
his Payment thereof to the East India Company, to
the Time the same was re-paid by Sir Nicholas Crispe
deceased (Father of the Petitioner) at Eight Pounds
and Six Pounds per Cent. per Annum, with Costs of
Suit in Chancery concerning the said Money, which
Interest and Costs are computed at Four Thousand
Five Hundred Eighty-four Pounds, Nine Shillings,
and Six Pence, which was by final Decree of the
20th of February last confirmed and made absolute,
and is signed and enrolled; and that there are Errors and Mistakes in the said Decree, for which it
ought to be set aside, as in the Petition is alledged;
and therefore pray a Hearing at the Bar of this
It is thereupon ORDERED, That the said Diana
Viscountess Cranborne, Lady Anne Bowyer, and Thomas
Dalmahoy Esquire, may have a Copy or Copies of the
said Petition, to which the said Lady Viscountess Cranborne and Lady Bowyer are hereby appointed to put in
their Answer or respective Answers in Writing, on
Monday the Twenty-sixth Day of April Instant, at Ten
of the Clock in the Forenoon, at which Time the said
Thomas Dalmahoy may also put in an Answer if he
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens
Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Martis,
20um diem instantis Aprilis, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.