DIE Veneris, 7 die Junii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Archb. de York.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Marq. de Carmarden. L. President.
Marq. de Halyfax, C. P. S.
Dux de Norff. et Comes Maresc.
Dux de Bolton.
Dux de Schomberg.
Comes Lyndsey, L. Great Chamberlain.
Ds. Grey de R.
Ds. Willoughby P.
Ds. Howard de Essing.
Marq. de Halyfax Speaker pro Tempore.
College of Physicians Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the better
establishing the College of Physicians in London."
Oaths to be taken by Officers in the Army, Bill.
Hodie 1a et 2a
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to regulate the Administration of the Oaths required to be
taken by Commission and Warrant Officers, employed
in Their Majesties Service by Land, by virtue of
an Act made the present Session of Parliament, intituled, An Act for the abrogating of the Oaths of
Supremacy and Allegiance, and appointing other
ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is
committed to a Committee of the whole House.
And accordingly the House was adjourned into a
The House was resumed.
And the Earl of Nottingham reported, "That the
Committee of the House have gone through the Bill
for regulating the Administration of the Oaths, required to be taken by Commission or Warrant Officers, &c.; and are of Opinion, That the said Bill is
fit to pass, with the adding of a short Proviso."
Which, being read Twice, was agreed to, and the
Bill is ordered to be engrossed with the Proviso.
D. of Schomberg introduced, and takes the Oaths.
This Day Frederick Duke of Schomberg was introducted, between the Marquis of Carmarden Lord President and the Duke of Bolton; the Gentleman Usher of
the Black Rod and Garter King at Arms carrying his
Patent and Writ of Summons, the Lord Great Chamberlain and the Earl Marshal going before him.
He presented his Patent and Writ of Summons, on
his Knee, and laid them upon the Woolsack; which
were taken up by the Speaker, and delivered to the
Clerk of the Parliaments, who did bring them to the
Table, and read them.
The Patent bears Date the 9th of May, Anno 1°
Guilielmi Regis et Mariæ Reginæ. The Writ of Summons is dated 6° Junii, A° 1° Guilielmi Regis et Mariæ
Reginæ. And then he was placed in his due Place.
Frederick Duke de Schomberg took the Oaths, and
made and subscribed the Declaration, in Pursuance of
Lampen versus Clobery.
Upon reading the Petition of Oliver Cloberry, Defendant to an Appeal depending in this House, in which
Ezechiel Lampden is Plaintiff, praying a Day of hearing
the said Appeal:
It is ORDERED, That this House will hear the said
Cause, by Counsel on both Sides, at the Bar, on Wednesday next, being the 12th Instant, at Ten of the Clock
in the Forenoon.
Exportation of Beer, &c. Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the Exportation of Beer, Ale, Cyder, and Mum."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is
committed to these Lords following:
D. of Somerset.
D. of Bolton.
Their Lordships, or any Three; to meet To-morrow, at Nine of the Clock in the Forenoon, in
the Prince's Lodgings.
D. Grafton versus L. C. Justice Pollexsen, for seizing the Office of Clerk of the Treasary in the Common Pleas.
Upon reading the Petition of his Grace Henry Duke
of Grafton; complaining of a Breach of the Privilege
of this House, by the Lord Chief Justice Polexphen, in
Easter Terme last past, in seizing the Office of Clerk of
the Treasury in the Common Pleas at Westminster, and
Keeper of the Records there, which was granted to him
by King Charles the Second, by Letters Patents under
the Great Seal of England:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Consideration of
the said Breach of Privilege of Parliament, recited in
the said Petition be, and is hereby, referred to the
Committee for Privileges; whose Lordships, having considered thereof, and heard such Persons concerning the
same as they shall think fit, are afterwards to report to
Philipson versus Copley.
Upon hearing Counsel this Day at the Bar, upon the
Petition of Sir Christopher Philipson Knight, complaining
of Two Decrees made in Chancery, on the Behalf of
John Copley and others, Defendants; as also upon the
Answer of John Coply and others put in thereunto:
After due Consideration had of what was offered by
Counsel on either Side thereupon, it is ORDERED and
Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in
Parliament assembled, That the said Petition of Sir
Christopher Philipson Knight be, and is hereby, dismissed
Pardon for Oates.
The Lord President reported, "That the Lords have
attended the King with the Address of this House,
concerning Titus Oates; and His Majesty hath given
Order for issuing out a Pardon, as is desired."
Shoemakers and Tanners, against the Exportation of Leather, Bill.
A Report was made, from the Committee for the Bill
for reviving Two former Acts for exporting Leather,
That Shoemakers, Tanners, and others, do oppose
the Body of that Bill, and speak against the making
of it a made Ware; therefore the Committee desires
the Direction of the House, for their further Proceeding therein."
Whereupon the House directed them to proceed as
far as they thought fit; and the Shoemakers and the
other (fn. *) Petitioners should be heard, by their Counsel, at
the Bar, before the Third Reading of the Bill.
Marq. de Halyfax, Orator Procerum pro Tempore,
declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse
usque in diem Sabbati, videlicet, 8um diem instantis
Junii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.