DIE Sabbati, 7 die Decembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Epus. St. Asaph.
Epus. St. David's.
L. Privy Seal.
Dux Norfolk, et Comes Marescallus.
Duke de South'ton.
Dux de Ormond.
Dux de Bolton.
L. Great Chamberlain.
Ds. Grey de R.
Ds. Howard de Essingham.
Ds. North & Grey.
L. Mountague will not oppose L. Hereford's Bill.
The House was made acquainted, by the Lord North,
"That the Lord Viscount Mountague will acquiesce, and
not oppose the Bill of Edward Viscount Hereford,
depending in this House."
L. Hereford's Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the enabling
Edward Viscount Hereford to settle a Jointure on his
Marriage with Elizabeth Norborn, notwithstanding his
The Question being put, "Whether this Bill shall
pass for a Law?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Committee for Inspections to restrain their Enquiries to the Murders of L. Russel, Col. Sydney, Sir T. Armstrong and Cornish.
The Earl of Stamford reported from the Commitee for
Inspections, "That the House be desired to explain
whether they intended, when the Committee was appointed to enquire into the Murders of the Lord
Russell, Colonel Sydney, Sir Thomas Armstronge, Mr.
Cornish and others, that Colledge's Death should be
enquired into as a Murder."
After some Debate, it is ORDERED, That the Lords
Committees appointed to examine the Murders of the
Lord Russell, Colonel Sydney, Sir Thomas Armstronge,
and Mr. Cornish, be, and is hereby, restrained to the
Four Persons named therein; and that they proceed
therein, in order to make a Report with all Expedition.
Persons to be examined, about an Attempt to subborn Witnesses against the L. Steward, E. of Stamford, & al.
Lords Committees appointed to examine Persons to
prove the endeavouring to suborn Witnesses
against the Lord Steward, the Earl of Stamford,
the Earl of Macclesfeld, and the Lord Delamer,
and make Report to the House.
L. Privy Seal.
Epus. St. David's.
Ds. Grey de R.
Ds. Howard de Eff.
Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on
Monday next, at Four of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Prince's Lodgings; and to adjourn
as they please.
Bill to revive the Act for Triennial Parliaments:
The House adjourned into a Committee during Pleasure, to take into Consideration the Bill for reviving the
Bill for preventing the Inconveniencies which happen
by the Intermission of Parliaments.
The House was resumed.
The Earl of Mulgrave reported, "That the Committee of the House have been in Consideration of the
Bill referred to them; and at present they are of
Opinion, That a new Bill be prepared for frequent
Parliaments; but this Bill not to be laid aside."
A new Bill to be prepared.
The House agreed with the Opinion of the Committee; and ORDERED, That, on Monday Morning next,
this House shall consider of Heads and Clauses for a Bill
for that Purpose; and the Judges to be then present.
Coke versus Fountain.
Upon the Petition of Edward Coke Esquire, by the
Lady Anne Coke his Mother and Guardian, it was
Yesterday ordered, That he might have Leave to amend
his Appeal depending in this House, or bring in a new
one; which was done accordingly;
It is this Day ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and
Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Defendants Andrew Fountaine and William Guavas may have a
Copy thereof; and be, and they are hereby, required to
put in their Answer thereunto on Friday the 14th Day
of this Instant December, at Ten of the Clock in the
Crage to be examined, about an attempt to subborn Witnesses against the L. Steward & al.
ORDERED, That Robert Crage do attend this House
on Monday next, at Ten in the Forenoon, to be sworn
in Order to be examined by the Committee appointed to
inspect the endeavouring to suborn Witnesses against
the Lord Steward, Earl of Stamford, Earl of Macclesfeld, and Lord Delamer.
Gale to be examined by the Committee for Inspections.
ORDERED, That Mr. Gale, Brazier in East
Smithfeild, near Tower Hill, do attend this House on
Wednesday next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon,
to be sworn, in order to be examined at the Committee
for Inspections at Four of the Clock in the Afternoon
of the same Day.
Edwards & al. versus Devall.
Gutrige versus Crossman.
ORDERED, That the Report of the Cause wherein
Sir John Edwards is Plaintiff, and John Devall Defendant, shall be made on Tuesday next, at Ten of the
Clock in the Morning; and then the Cause to be heard,
wherein William Gutridge is Plaintiff, and James Croseman is Defendant.
E. Macclesfeld versus Starkey & al.
The Lord Chief Baron, in the usual Manner, brought
in a Writ of Error against a Verdict given in the Exchequer Chamber:
The Earl of Macclesfeld Plaintiff, and John Starkey
and others are Defendants.
Robertus Atkins, Miles de Balneo, Capitalis Baro de
Scaccario, Orator Procerum, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Lunæ, videlicet,
9um diem instantis Decembris, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.