DIE Mercurii, 10 die Junii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Epus. Cov. & Litch.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
L. Privy Seal.
Dux No'ffolciæ, E. Marshal.
Duke of Somerset.
Duke of Bucks.
Duke of Beaufort.
L. Great Chamberlain.
L. Chamberlain of His Majesty's Household.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Howard de Esc.
Ds. Arundell T.
Ds. Butler de W.
Lords take the Oaths.
This Day Henry Lord Grey took the Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy, and subscribed the Declaration,
in Pursuance of the Act for the more effectual preserving the King's Person and Government, by disabling
Papists from sitting in either House of Parliament.
The same Time Charles Duke of Somersett took the
Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy, and subscribed
the Declaration, according to the Statute made in the
25th Year of King Charles the Second.
Dusay & al. Nat. Bill.
The Earl of Bridgewater reported, "That the Committee have considered the Bill for Naturalization
of James Dufaii, Theodore Janssen, and others, and
have made some Amendments and Additions; and
that those Persons who are added produced Certificates that they had taken the Sacrament according
to the Statute."
The said Amendments and Additions were read
Twice, and Agreed to; and the Bill is ordered to be
engrossed, with the Amendments and Additions.
Smith versus Coleby.
Whereas, by Order dated the First of June, 1685,
Alexander Coleby was to put in an Answer to the Petition of Alexander Smith and others, on Monday last; now,
upon reading a Petition of Hayford Wainwright, on the
Behalf of the said Alexander Coleby, praying longer Time
for answering, the Defendant being in Yorkeshire:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Alexander
Coleby hath hereby Time given him for answering to
the said Appeal, until Wednesday the 17th of June Instant, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Smith versus Berney.
Whereas, by Order of this House, dated the First of
June, 1685, Richard Berney was this Day to put in an
Answer to the Appeal of Sir James Smith, Lord Mayor
of London; the House being moved, on the Behalf of
the said Richard Berney, for longer Time to answer
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Richard
Berney hath hereby Time given him for answering thereunto, until Monday next, at Ten of the Clock in the
Forenoon; and hereof he may not fail.
Barret versus St. Leger.
Upon reading the Answer of John St. Leger Respondent, to the Petition of John Barret Appellant
therein, desiring a speedy Determination of this Cause:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, This House will hear
Counsel upon the said Appeal of John Barret, as also
the Answers of John St. Leger put in thereunto, on
Friday the 19th of June Instant, at Ten of the
Clock in the Forenoon; whereof all Parties concerned
are to take Notice, and attend with their Counsel accordingly.
Howard versus D. Norfolk & al.
Upon reading the Answer of the Duke of Norfolke
Earl Marshal of England, and Richard Marriott Esquire, put in to the Petition and Appeal of Charles
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear
Counsel, upon the said Petition and Answer, on Thursday the 18th of June Instant, at Ten of the Clock in
the Forenoon; whereof all Parties are to take Notice,
and attend with their Counsel accordingly.
Sir Ol. Butler, versus Regem, &c.
Upon reading the Answer of the City of Rochester,
to the Petition of Sir Oliver Butler, both desiring to be
heard upon the Writ of Error depending in this
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will
hear Counsel, at the Bar, upon the said Writ of Error,
on Tuesday next, being the 16th of June Instant, at
Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; whereof Sir Oliver
Butler is to cause Notice to be given to the City of Rochester.
James versus Richardson, in Error.
Upon reading the Petition of William Richardson
shewing, "That he is Defendant, in a Writ of Error,
wherein one John James is Plaintiff; and also that
John James is not to be found, so that he can have
no Restitution of Thirty Pounds already adjudged to
him; and praying, that he may not join Issue:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said William
Richardson do join Issue upon the said Writ on or
before Monday next, being the 15th Instant, in order
to a Hearing thereupon.
Whether a Peer has Privilege where he is Trustee.
ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in
Parliament assembled, That it be, and is hereby, referred to the Lords Committees for Privileges, to consider whether Privilege of Peerage shall be allowed to
any Peer of this House, wherein he is only a Trustee;
and to report their Opinion thereupon to this House.
Stickland versus Coker.
This House being moved, on the Behalf of John
Stickland and others, "That they may have such
Records and Writings produced in this House, upon
the Hearing of a Cause upon an Appeal depending
in this House from the Court of Chancery, as were
used upon the Hearing in the said Court, wherein
John Stickland, and Thomas Greene and Mary his
Wife, are Plaintiffs, and Robert Coker is Defendant:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That all Deeds, Evidences, and Writings, as were made Use of, or produced in the Court of Chancery, upon the Hearing
there, on the Behalf of the said Rob't Coker, shall be
produced at the Hearing of the said Cause at the Bar
of this House; whereof the said Stickland is to cause
Notice to be given to the said Robert Coker for that
Title of E. of Banbury claimed.
Upon reading the Petition of a Person that claimeth
the Title of Earl of Banbury:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That it be referred to
the Lords Committees for Privileges, to examine all
former Proceedings of this House relating to that Case,
and report the same to this House.
Lady Mohun's Petition.
Upon reading the Petition of Phillipa Lady Dowager
Mohun, the Relict of Charles late Lord Mohun:
Upon Consideration hereof, it is ORDERED, by the
Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled,
That the said Lady Mohun do withdraw her said Petition out of this House.
Bill for Payment of Small Tithes, &c.
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the better
Payment of Church Rates, Small Tithes, and other
Church Duties, and for the better passing of Churchwardens Accompts, and regulating of Parishes."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is
committed to a Committee of the whole House; on Friday
Morning next, at Nine of the Clock.
Eyre versus Eyre.
Upon Report from the Lords Committees for Privileges, to whom was referred the Petition of Thomas
Eyre, William Inge, Henry Balgay, and others, "That
their Lordships have heard the Counsel of the said
Thomas Eyre, and divers others, upon their Petition
referred unto them by this House; as also the Counsel
of Thomas Eyre Esquire, and other Relators complained
of in the said Petition; and that they find Difficulty
in the Order of Reference, because they have not
Liberty thereby to send for or examine the Decree
made in the Dutchy Court; but have since gotten it;
and humbly present it to their Lordships, to determine
upon reading the said Decree, by which the Nature
thereof will be understood, whether a Bill of Review doth properly lie in this Case in the Dutchy
Court of Lancaster:"
After Consideration had hereof, and reading of the
said Decree: It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual
and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the House
will hear Counsel upon the said Appeal of Thomas Eyre
of Hassop, William Inge, Henry Balgay, and divers others;
as also upon the Answers of Thomas Eyre and other Relators, which are forthwith to be put in hereunto, on
Tuesday the 16th of June Instant, at Ten of the Clock
in the Forenoon; whereof the Petitioners, Thomas Eyre,
William Inge, Henry Balgay, and others, are to cause
Notice to be given to the said Thomas Eyre and others,
Relators for that Purpose.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Veneris, videlicet, 12um diem instantis Junii, hora decima Aurora,
Dominis sic decernentibus.