DIE Martis, 4 die Junii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Archb. de Yorke.
Epus. St. David's.
Marq. de Halyfax, C. P. S.
Dux de Bolton.
Comes Lyndsey, L. Great Chamberlain.
Comes (fn. *)
Ds. Grey de R.
Ds. Willoughby P.
Marq. de Halyfax Speaker pro Tempore.
E. Peterborough's Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for making
good a Recovery, suffered by the Earl of Peterborough
and the Lord Mordant."
The Question being put, "Whether this Bill
shall pass for a Law?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the better
assuring the Manor of Silton, and divers other Lands
and Tenements in Silton, in the County of Salop,
unto Joseph Soley Gentleman, and his Heirs."
The Question being put, "Whether this Bill shall
pass for a Law?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Benefices of Papists, to vest in the Universities, Bill.
The Earl of Rochester reported, "That the Committee have considered the Bill to invest in the Two
Universities the Presentations of Benefices belonging
to Papists; and are of Opinion, the same is fit to
pass, with a small Amendment."
Which Amendment, being read Twice, was Agreed to;
and ordered the Bill to be engrossed.
Message to H. C. with the E. of Peterborough's Bill; and Astley's et al. Nat. Bill.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir
Miles Cooke and Sir Adam Oateley:
1. To deliver to them the Bill for making good the
Recovery suffered by the Earl of Peterborough and the
Lord Mordaunt; and to desire their Concurrence thereunto.
2. To acquaint the Commons, that this House hath
passed the Bill for the Naturalization of Anne Astley
Ld. Ashburnham introduced, and takes the Oaths.
This Day John Lord Ashburnham was introducted, between the Lord North and the Lord Cornwallis; the
Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod and Garter King
at Arms carrying his Patent and Writ of Summons, the
Lord Great Chamberlain going before him.
His Lordship presented, upon his Knees, the Patent
and the Writ of Summons, and laid them on the Woolsack; and then the Speaker delivered them to the Clerk
of the Parliaments, who brought them to the Table, and
The Patent bears Date the 30th of May, An° 1° Guliel.
Regis & Mariæ Reginæ and the Writ of Summons is
dated 3° Junii, A° 1 Gulielmi Regis et Mariæ Reginæ:
And then he was brought and placed at the lower End
of the Barons Bench.
This Day John Lord Ashburnham took the Oaths,
and made and subscribed the Declaration, in Pursuance
of the Acts.
Exporting Leather, Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for reviving Two
former Acts, for exporting of Leather."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is
committed to the same Committee, (fn. *) the Bill concerning
the currying of Leather, and selling it again curried.
North'ton Shoemakers Petition about it.
A Petition was read, from the Shoemakers of the
Town of North'ton; and was referred to the Committee
to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for reviving Two
former Acts for exporting Leather," is referred.
Bamfield versus Popham.
Upon reading the Petition of Warwick Bamfeild
Esquire; praying, a Day may be appointed for hearing
his Cause, which hath been a long Time depending in
It is ORDERED, by &c. That this House will hear
the said Cause, by Counsel on both Sides, at the Bar,
on Tuesday the 18th Day of this Instant June, at Ten of
the Clock in the Forenoon; whereof the said Warwick
Bamfeild and others are to cause timely Notice to be
given to the Defendants, to the End they attend with
their Counsel accordingly.
Eyre versus Eyre.
After hearing Counsel at the Bar, on the First of
June Instant, upon the Petition of Rowland Eyre Esquire
and others Plaintiffs; as also upon the Answers of the
Attorney of the Dutchy, Thomas Eyre Esquire, and
After due Consideration had thereupon, it is this
Day ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal
in Parliament assembled, That the Petition of Rowland
Eyre Esquire and others, Defendants, be, and is hereby, dismissed this House.
Marq. de Halyfax, Orator Procerum pro Tempore,
declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse
usque in diem Mercurii, videlicet, 5um diem instantis
Junii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.