DIE Lunæ, 25 die Novembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Epus. St. David's.
L. Privy Seal.
L. Great Chamberlain.
|Ds. Howard Eff.
2 Ds. Grey de Werk.
1 Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Herbert Ch.
Witnesses to be examined by the Committee for Inspections.
Dr. Hugh Chamberlain, Henry Cornish, and Wm.
Atwood, took their Oaths at Bar, in order to their
appearing before the Committee for Inspections, to give
their Information of what they know concerning those
Irregularities in the Courts of the Counties Palatine.
Upon Report from the Lords Committees appointed
to examine the Irregularities in Westm. Hall:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Committee do
send to the Chief Justice of Chester, and the Chancellors
of the Dutchy of Lancaster, and Durham, to give an
Account of the Offices and Officers in their several
Courts, and of their ancient Fees; and the Committee
is hereby empowered to hear the Complaints of particular Persons.
L. Rockingham takes his Seat.
This Day Lewis Watson, Lord de Rockingham, sat first
as a Peer in Parliament, after the Death of his Father
Edward Lord Rockingham.
His Writ of Summons bears Date the 21° Die Novembris, Anno 1° Gul. & Mariæ.
Lewis Lord de Rockingham took the Oaths, and made
and subscribed the Declaration, in Pursuance of the
Presgrave versus Sherman.
Upon hearing Counsel this Day at the Bar, upon the
Petition of William Presgrave Esquire; shewing, "That
he moved the Commissioners of the Great Seal, to
have the Order for a Trial at Law reinforced, which
was rejected," as in the Petition amongst other Things
is set forth; as also upon the Answer of Thomas Sherman to the Petition aforesaid:
After due Consideration had of what was offered by
Counsel on both Sides at the Bar, it is ORDERED and
Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petition of the said William
Presgrave Esquire be, and is hereby, dismissed this
House; and that the Decree or Order of the Court of
Chancery, from which he appealed to this House, be,
and is hereby, affirmed: And it is further ORDERED,
That the said William Presgrave do pay, or cause to be
paid, unto the said Thomas Sherman, or his Agents, the
Sum of Ten Pounds, for his Costs and Charges sustained
by bringing the Cause before this House; and hereof
he may not fail.
Barthropp, L. Cornwallis's Servant, arrested.
Upon Oath made at the Bar of this House, "That,
contrary to the Privilege of Peerage and Privilege of
Parliament, the 15th of October, 1689, James Robinson, Richard Harding, Edmond Wyth, and John
Richards, arrested William Barthropp, menial Servant
to the Right Honourable the Lord Cornwallis, a Peer
of this Realm, at the Suit of Miles Bayspoole:"
Bayspoole & al. to be attached.
It is thereupon ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual
and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod attending this House,
his Deputy or Deputies, do forthwith attach the Bodies
of the said Miles Bayspoole, James Robinson, Richard
Harding, Edmond With, and John Richards, and bring
them in safe Custody to the Bar of this House, to answer for their said Offence; and this shall be a sufficient
Warrant on that Behalf.
To Sir Tho. Duppa, Gentleman Usher
of the Black Rod attending this
House, his Deputy and Deputies,
and every of them, and to all
Mayors, Sheriffs, Bailiffs, Constables, Tithing-men, and other Officers, to be aiding and assisting in
the Execution hereof.
Bill to revive the Act for Triennial Parliaments.
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for reviving
a former Act," as followeth:
Upon the Second Reading of the Bill, intituled, "An
Act for reviving a former Act, made in the 16th Year
of King Charles the First, intituled, An Act for preventing Inconveniencies happening by the long Intermission of Parliaments:"
It is ORDERED, That the said Bill be committed to
a Committee of the whole House; who are to meet on
Monday next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; and
that all the Judges do attend.
Osborne and Prideaux, Presgrave's Counsel, to attend.
ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in
Parliament assembled, That Richard Osborne and Edmond
Prideaux, who signed the Petition of William Presgrave
Esquire, presented to this House the 28th Day of October last, do attend this House, upon Notice given them
hereof, by the Service of this Order upon them.
Robertus Atkins, Miles de Balneo, Capitalis Baro de
Scaccario, Orator Procerum, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Martis, videlicet, 26um diem instantis Novembris, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.