DIE Veneris, 24 die Maii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Epus. St. Asaph.
Marq. Carmarden, L. President.
Marq. de Halyfax. C. P. S.
Dux Norff. et Comes Maresc.
Dux de Bolton.
Comes Lyndsey, L. Great Chamberlain.
Comes Dorset, L. Chamberlain.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
M. de Halyfax, Speaker pro Tempore.
Pilkington versus Bolsworth.
Upon reading the Petition of Sir Thomas Pilkington
Knight; shewing, "That he hath brought his Writ of
Error in Parliament, wherein Edmond Bolsworth is
Defendant; and that he hath assigned Errors; and
though the said Bolsworth and his Attorney hath
had Notice thereof, yet he delayeth to join Issue."
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Edmond
Bolsworth be, and is hereby, required to join Issue before Tuesday next, the 28 of this Instant May; or
otherwise this House will proceed to hear the said Errors argued ex Parte thereupon.
E. of Peterborough's Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to make good
a Recovery suffered by the Earl of Peterborough
and Lord Mordaunt."
Tanned Leather Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for explaining
Part of an Act made in the First Year of King
James the First, concerning Tanned Leather; and
for enabling the Curriers to buy Tanned Leather,
and to sell it again curried."
Bernadiston versus Soame, in Error.
This Day the Lord Chief Justice of the Court of
King's Bench brought into this House a Transcript of
a Writ of Error, to reverse a Judgement given against
Bernadiston, at the Suit of Soame.
Rights of the Subject, and Succession to the Crown Bill.
The House was adjourned into a Committee during
Pleasure, to consider further of the Bill for settling
the Succession of the Crown.
And, after some Debate, the House was resumed.
And the Earl of Fauconberg reported, "That the
Committee of the House have made some Amendments to the Bill for settling the Succession of the
Which Amendments were read, and Agreed to.
Heads for a Conference on the additional Poll Bill.
These Lords following were appointed to draw up
Reasons, why this House cannot agree with the
House of Commons, in leaving out the Clause
made by this House in the additional Poll Bill,
and report the same to this House:
D. of Somerset.
E. of Nottingham.
E. of Rochester.
E. of Fauconberg.
Any Three; to meet To-morrow Morning, at
Nine a Clock, in the Prince's Lodgings.
The House was adjourned during Pleasure; and the
Lords attended on the King, in the Prince's Lodgings.
His Majesty sitting in His Royal Throne, adorned
with His Regal Crown and Robes (the Peers being also in
their Robes); the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod
was commanded to signify His Majesty's Pleasure to the
House of Commons, "That they attend Him presently."
Who being come, with their Speaker; His Majesty
was pleased to give His Royal Assent to Three Bills.
The Titles were read by the Clerk of the Crown;
"An Act for exempting Their Majesties Protestant
Subjects dissenting from the Church of England,
from the Penalties of certain Laws."
The Royal Assent was pronounced, by the Clerk
of the Parliaments, in these Words,
"Le Roy et la Reyne le veulent."
"An Act for annulling and making void the Attainder of Alicia Lisle Widow."
"An Act for the Sale or Leasing the Capital Messuage (late Henry Coventry's Esquire) in Piccadilly."
To which Bills the Royal Assent was pronounced
in these Words,
"Soit fait come il est desire."
This being done, His Majesty withdrew Himself.
The House was resumed.
Rights of the Subject, and Succession to the Crown, Bill.
The House was again put into a Committee, to consider the remaining Clauses in the Bill for settling the
Succession of the Crown.
The House being resumed;
The Lord Viscount Newport reported, "That the
Opinion of the Committee was, That the Clause in
this Bill concerning Non Obstantes be left out; and
also the Clause concerning Grants and Pardons to be
Which the House agreed to; and ordered the said
Bill to be read the Third Time To-morrow Morning,
with the said Amendments.
Otes's Writs of Error.
ORDERED, That To-morrow, at Ten of the Clock
in the Forenoon, this House take into Consideration
Tytus Otes's Three Writs of Errors depending in this
Judges to attend about them.
ORDERED, That Sir Richard Hollaway and Sir
Francis Withins do attend this House To-morrow, at
Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon, upon the Occasion
of Tytus Otes's Cases upon the Three Writs of Error
depending in this House.
Absent Lords who left no Proxies.
ORDERED, That this House will take into Consideration To-morrow, what Lords were absent, upon the
Calling of the House; and that the Clerk bring in a
List of the absent Lords that have no Proxies, or Leave
to be absent.
Sir J. Bradshaw versus Northend.
ORDERED, That this House will hear the Cause
wherein Sir James Bradshaw is Plaintiff, and Christopher
Northend and others Defendants, on Tuesday next, at
Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; whereof the said
Sir James Bradshaw is to cause Notice to be given to
the said Christopher Northend, to the End he attend
with his Counsel accordingly.
Bill to regulate Non Obstantes.
ORDERED, That the Judges do prepare an Act for
regulating Non Obstantes.
Marq. de Halyfax, Orator Procerum pro Tempore,
declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse
usque in diem Sabbati, videlicet, 25um diem instantis
Maii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.
Hitherto examined by us, this 4th July, 1639,
North & Grey.