DIE Veneris, 25 die Octobris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Epus. St. Asaph.
Epus. St. David's.
Marq. de Halyfax, Custos Privati Sigilli.
Comes Dorset et Midd.
Ds. Grey de R.
Ds. North et Grey.
Bishop of Bristol takes the Oaths.
This Day Gilbert Lord Bishop of Bristol took the
Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, pursuant (fn. *) of the Statute.
Bill to prevent Minors clandestine Marriages.
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act disabling
Minors to marry without the Consent of their Parents
and Guardians, and against their untimely marrying
after the Decease of their Fathers, and for preventing
all clandestine Marriages for the future."
The Question being put, "Whether the House
shall presently resolve itself into a Committee,
to consider of this Bill?"
There being some Dissatisfaction about the Number
of the Votes; the House appointed the Earl of Stamford
and the Lord Godolphin to be Tellers; who reported the
CONTENTS to be Twelve, and the NOT CONTENTS to
So it was in the Negative.
Then the House ordered Monday next for the Consideration of this Bill, in a Committee of the whole
Order to prevent Stoppages in the Streets.
Upon Complaint made to this House, "That there is
such an Interruption, by Hackney Coaches, Carts, and
Drays, in King-Street, and the Passages to The Old
Pallace Yard, in Westminster, that the Lords and others
are frequently hindered from coming to this House,
to the great Inconveniency of the Members of both
It is thereupon ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual
and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the High
Steward of the City of Westminster, or his Deputy, together with the Justices of the Peace for the said City,
shall, by their Care and Directions to the Constables and
other Officers within the said Limits, take special Order,
that no empty Hackney Coaches be suffered to make
any Stay between Whitehall and The Old Pallace Yard,
in Westminster, from Nine of the Clock in the Forenoon, until Two in the Afternoon of the same Day,
during the Sitting of this Parliament; and that no Carriages, Drays, or Carts, be permitted to pass through
the said Streets and Passages, between the Hours aforesaid, during the Sitting of this Parliament; and herein
special Care is to be taken, by the said Deputy Steward,
Justices of the Peace, Constables, and all other Officers
herein concerned, as the contrary will be answered to
Order to keep the Streets clear on the 29th October, when the Lords dine in the City.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the High Steward
of the City of Westminster, or his Deputy, together
with the Justices of the Peace of the said City, shall,
by their Care and Directions to the Constables and other
Officers within the said Limits, take special Order, that
no empty Hackney Coaches be suffered to make any Stay
between Temple Barr, and The Old Pallace Yard, Westminster, from Eight of the Clock in the Morning, till
Five of the Clock in the Afternoon, on Tuesday next,
being the 29th Instant; and that no Carriages nor
Carts be suffered to pass through the said Streets and
Passages, between the Hours aforesaid; and herein
special Care is to be taken, as the contrary will be answered to this House.
Robertus Atkins, Miles de Balneo, Capitalis Baro de
Scaccario, Orator Procerum, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Sabbati, videlicet, 26um diem instantis Octobris, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.