DIE Martis, 19 die Novembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Epus. St. Asaph.
Epus. St. David's.
L. Privy Seal.
Dux de Bolton.
Comes (fn. *)
|Ds. Grey de Ruth.
Bill to prevent clandestine Marriages.
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act disabling
Minors to marry without the Consent of their Fathers or 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 this Bill
shall pass into a Law?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Protest against it.
Memorandum, That these Lords following, before
the putting the abovesaid Question, desired Leave to
enter their Dissent, if the Question was carried in the
Affirmative; and accordingly their Lordships do enter
their Dissent following; videlicet,
"Though we approve of the Design of the Bill,
yet we enter our Dissent, because we believe Marriage to be so sacred an Ordinance of GOD, that, after it is religiously contracted and consummated, it
cannot be nulled.
Message to H. C. with the Bill.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by
Sir Miles Cooke and Sir William Lacon Childe:
To carry down the Bill for disabling Minors to marry
without Consent of their Fathers or Guardians; and
against their untimely marrying after the Decease of
their Fathers, and for preventing all clandestine Marriages for the future; and to desire the Concurrence
of the House of Commons thereunto.
Succession of the Crown, and Rights of the Subject, Bill.
The Lord Chief Justice of the Common Pleas reported, "That the Judges had drawn up a Clause according to their Lordships Order Yesterday, to be
made Part of the Bill for settling the Rights of the
Subjects, and the Succession of the Crown."
Which was received.
His Lordship further reported the Draught of a Bill
for repealing the Act which did repeal the former
Act in the 16th Year of King Charles the First, intituled, "An Act for preventing the Inconveniencies
happening by the long Intermission of Parliaments."
Which Bill the House receiving, caused it to be
Bill to revive the Triennial Act.
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for reviving
a former Act, made in the 16th Year of King Charles
the First, intituled, An Act for preventing of Inconveniencies happening by the long Intermission of
Succession of the Crown and Rights of the Subject, Bill.
Then the House was adjourned, and went into a
Committee, to consider of the Bill for settling the Rights
of the Subjects, and settling the Succession of the
And, the House being resumed,
The Earl of Mulgrave reported, "That the Committee have proceeded in the said Bill, and considered
the Clause brought in by the Judges this Day, to
which the Committee have made a little Addition;
and that the Committee thinks it fit to adjourn the
further Consideration of that Bill till Thursday
Whereupon it was ORDERED, That this House shall
be put into a Committee on Thursday next, at Ten of
the Clock in the Forenoon, to consider further of the
Bill for the better securing the Liberty of the Subject,
and settling the Succession of the Crown.
ORDERED, That these Lords following are added to
all the Committees:
E. of Denbigh.
E. of Thannet.
L. Byron, and The L. Ward.
The House being moved, on the Behalf of Thomas
Morin, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing
his Cause depending in this House, to which Anne
Wyborne is Defendant:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will
hear the said Cause, by Counsel on both Sides, at the
Bar, on Saturday the 30th Day of this Instant November, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; whereof
the said Thomas Morin is to cause timely Notice to be
given to the said Anne Wyborne, to the End she attend
with her Counsel accordingly.
Dod versus Dawson.
Whereas the House had appointed to hear the Cause
between Tymothy Dod Plaintiff, and William Dawson
Defendant, at the Bar, on Monday the 25th Instant;
it being moved, on the Behalf of William Dawson, he
not being able to be ready by that Day, "That a further Day may be appointed for hearing thereof:"
It is ORDERED, That this House will hear the said
Cause, by Counsel on both Sides at the Bar, on Tuesday the Third Day of December next, at Ten of the
Clock in the Forenoon; whereof the said William Dawson is to cause timely Notice to be given to the said
Small Tithes and Repair of Churches Bill.
Whereas this Day was appointed for the House to be
in a Committee, upon the Bill for the more easy recovering of Small Tithes, and for the Repair of
It is ORDERED, That the House shall be put into
a Committee upon the said Bill To-morrow, at Ten of
the Clock in the Forenoon.
Robertus Atkins, Miles de Balneo, Capitalis Baro,
Orator Procerum, declaravit præsens Parliamentum
continuandum esse usque in diem Mercurii, videlicet,
20um diem instantis Novembris, hora decima Aurora,
Dominis sic decernentibus.