DIE Veneris, 7 die Maii.
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. Thesaurarius Angliæ.
Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
L. Great Chamberlain.
Comes Marescallus Angliæ.
Comes St. Alban.
Vicecomes Say & Seale.
Ds. Grey of Wark.
Ds. Howard de Esc.
Ds. Gerard de Brana.
Ds. Berkeley de Strat.
Ds. Arundell de Trer.
Ds. Butler de M. Park.
Ds. Grey de Roleston.
Answer to H. C. concerning Sir Jo. Fagg.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by
Sir William Beversham and Sir Samuell Clerke:
To let them know, that the Lords have considered
of the Message received from the House of Commons,
concerning Privilege, in the Case of Sir John Fagg;
and do return this Answer, "That the House of Commons need not doubt but that the Lords will have
a Regard to the Privileges of the House of Commons
as they have of their own."
Bill to prevent Dangers from disaffected Persons.
This House was put into a Committee, to proceed in
Consideration of the Bill to prevent the Danger which
may arise from Persons disaffected to the Government.
The House being resumed;
The Lord Privy Seal reported, "That the Committee of the whole House, in their Consideration of
this Bill, passed a Vote the Third of May Instant,
which he was directed by the Committee to report to
their Lordships, and offer it to their Consideration;
videlicet, That an Oath shall be taken by the
Agreed, to respite any further Reports concerning this
Bill, until the whole Proceedings may be reported together.
The Question being put, "Whether this House
shall be now adjourned till To-morrow Morning?"
It was Resolved in the Negative.
Then the House was adjourned into a Committee
again, to consider of the said Bill.
The House being resumed;
The Lord Privy Seal reported, "That the Committee have made a further Progress in the Bill to prevent the Dangers which may arise from Persons
disaffected to the Government; and the Committee
desires to know the Pleasure of the House, when
they shall sit again, to proceed therein."
Hereupon the House ordered, That on Monday
Morning next the Committee of the whole House do
proceed in the Consideration of the said Bill, the First
Channell committed to Bl. Rod.
Whereas John Channell Plumber was this Day
brought to the Bar, as a Delinquent, for his Contempt
of the Order of this House:
It is ORDERED, That the said John Channell be and
do stand committed to the Gentleman Usher of the
Black Rod, for his Contempt of the Order of this
House, during the Pleasure of this House; and this
shall be a sufficient Warrant on that Behalf.
Peers Widows, Privilege.
ORDERED, That it be referred to the Committee
for Privileges, to examine what hath been done in
the Case of Privilege of Parliament allowed to Noble
women, and Widows of Peers; and make Report unto
Hubert, King's Servant, Privilege: Slocombe & al. to attend.
ORDERED, That John Slocombe and George Fellowes,
of Colebrooke, in the County of Bucks, who are summoned, by Order of the 19th of April, to appear to
answer to the Complaint of John Hubert Esquire, One
of His Majesty's Gentlemen Pensioners, of a Breach
of Privilege set forth in his Petition, and did attend
till the 5th of May Instant, when, upon their humble
Petition, they were dismissed:
It is this Day ORDERED, That the said John Slocombe and George Fellowes be, and are hereby, required
to appear again, to answer to the said Complaint, on
Monday the Tenth Day of this Instant May, at Ten of
the Clock in the Forenoon.
Herbert, King's Servant, Privilege versus Standen.
ORDERED, That the Complaint of Edward Herbert
Esquire, One of His Majesty's Gentlemen Pensioners,
against William Standen, concerning a Breach of Privilege, as in the Petition of the said Edward Herbert is
set forth, shall be examined, at the Bar of this House,
on Wednesday next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; and that the said William Standen, or some other
Person on His Behalf, is to attend this House at the
Time aforesaid, for that Purpose.
Sherley versus Sir J. Fagg.
Whereas this Day was appointed for Sir John Fagg
to put in an Answer to the Petition and Appeal of
Thomas Sherley Esquire, depending in this House, if he
thought fit; the said Sir John Fagg appearing personally this Day at the Bar, and desiring longer Time to
put in an Answer thereunto:
It is thereupon ORDERED, That the said Sir John
Fagg hath hereby further Time given him, for putting
in his Answer, till Wednesday next, being the Twelfth
Day of this Instant May, at Ten of the Clock in the
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Sabbati,
octavum diem instantis Maii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.
Hitherto examined by us,