DIE Sabbati, 27 Decembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Epus. St. Asaph.
L. Viscount Newport.
L. Viscount Weymouth.
L. Viscount Hatton.
L. Viscount Sidney.
L. Viscount Longueville.
The Earl of Rochester reported from the Committee,
the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable John Rosseter
Esquire to sell Lands, for Payment of Debts," as fit
to pass, without any Amendment.
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to enable
John Rosseter Esquire to sell Lands, for Payment of
The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
York Buildings Waterworks Company, Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for incorporating the Proprietors of the Water-house in Yorke
Buildings, and for the Encouragement, carrying on,
and settling, the said Water-works."
False Musters at Sea to prevent, Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to prevent
false Musters at Sea, and false Payment of Seamen."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is
referredto the Lords following; and that the Commissioners of the Navy have Notice thereof:
|L. Bp. Rochester.
L. Bp. Sarum.
L. Bp. Oxford.
Their Lordships, or any Three of them; to meet
on Monday next, at Nine of the Clock in the
Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the
House of Peers.
Public Accompts for examining, Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for appointing
and enabling Commissioners to examine, take, and
state, the Public Accompts of the Kingdom."
ORDERED, That the said Bill shall be read again on
Monday next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; and
that all the Lords in and about the Town be summoned
then to attend.
Protections, Irregularities in.
This Day being appointed for his Grace the Duke of
Northumb'l'd, the Earl of Suffolke, the Earl of Lincolne,
and Lord Morley, to give an Account of their having
given Protections contrary to the Rules and Orders of
D. of Northumb. will conform to the Orders concerning them.
Then the Names were read, of the Persons protected
by his Grace the Duke of Northumb'land.
His Grace, in his Place, said, "That he was ignorant
of the Rules and Orders of the House concerning
Protections; and declared that, for the future, he would
never give any, but to those that were actually his
L. Morley, D.
Then the Names being read of the Persons protected
by the Lord Morley; his Lordship likewise said, "He
was ignorant of the Rules and Orders of the House;
and declared that he would give no more for the
future contrary thereunto."
E. of Suffolk and E of Lincoln don't attend.
The Earl of Suffolke not being in Town, the Names
of the Persons by him protected were not read.
Then Protections vacated.
The Earl of Lincolne not attending as ordered, the
Orders following were made:
"It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That all Protections
now entered in this House, by his Grace the Duke of
Northumb'l'd, the Earl of Suffolke, the Earl of Lincolne, and the Lord Morley, shall be, and are hereby,
E. of Lincoln to attend, and answer Dixon's Complaint against him and his Servants.
"It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Right Honourable Edward Earl of Lincolne do attend this House
on Monday next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon, or send Two Physicians to attest upon Oath
that he is not able to attend the House without Danger
of his Life; and that he shall have a Copy of the
Petition of William Dixon, sent to his Lordship herewith: And it is further ORDERED, That the Persons,
his Lordship's Servants, complained of in the said Petition, do also attend this House at the same Time; and
hereof they may not fail."
Written Protections may be granted to menial Servants.
Then the House resumed the adjourned Debate Yesterday, "Whether Written Protections shall be allowed
for the future to be given to menial Servants?"
And, after some Time spent in Debate thereupon,
this Question was proposed, and read,
"Whether any Protection shall be granted?"
Then this Question was put, "Whether these
Words shall be added to the said Question,
["without Leave of the House"]?"
It was Resolved in the Negative.
Then the abovesaid Question was put,
"Whether Written Protections shall be granted?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Protest against it.
Dixon versus E. of Lincoln & al. for consining him in a Turret.
Whereas the Earl of Lincolne was on Tuesday last
summoned to attend this House Yesterday, upon the Petition of William Dixon (which he hath not done); shewing, "That, in July 1689, he was seized, by Robert
Dickenson, Joseph Osborne, Anne Taylor, and Anne
Lamb Widow, and violently hurried into a House of
the Earl of Lincolne's, where he was kept in a Turret
several Weeks a close Prisoner, under strict Guard,
without being allowed Candle, Pen, Ink, Paper, Meat
or Drink, but what he procured at his own Charge
to prevent being famished, and after was detained
longer by one Joseph Taylor Husband to the said Anne,
and several other Things in the Petition set forth;
and when he brought his Action against the said
Osborne and Taylor, and it was ready to be tried, they
produced Protections under the Earl of Lincolne's
Hand insisting upon Privilege of Parliament; and
praying Relief in the Premises:"
Dixon, Leave to proceed against Dickenson, Osborne, & al.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said William
Dixon hath hereby Liberty given him to proceed at Law
against the said Robert Dickenson, Joseph Osborne, Anne
Taylor, Anne Lamb, Joseph Taylor, or James Colvert,
complained of in the said Petition, notwithstanding any
Privilege claimed by them or any of them.
Bill for attainting Persons in Rebellion.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Bill, intituled,
An Act for attainting Persons in Rebellion in Ireland
and England, and for applying their Estates towards
the Charge of the War," shall be read the Second
Time on Monday next, at Eleven of the Clock in the
Forenoon, next after the Bill for taking Accompts of
the Public Monies.
Hyett, Under Sheriff of Glouc. who was ordered to restore Rowe's Horses, seized at Cockaine's in Glouc. at the Suit of Harcourt; Petition to be heard against that Order.
Upon reading the Petition of Benjamine Hyett, late
Under Sheriff of the County of Glocest.; shewing,
That, by virtue of a Scire Facias out of the King's
Bench, at the Suit of Symon Harcourt Esquire, he
seized and took in Execution several Horses and
Goods of James Cockyne Esquire; and that he, having
them in Custody, was lately served with an Order annexed, by Thomas Fletcher, of Stow, in the County of
Glocest. Gentleman, to deliver the Horses and Goods
to Anthony Row Esquire; and the Petitioner being
informed, that the said Anthony Row was not legally
entitled to any of the said Horses and Goods, and
that the Order annexed was no real Order; and
humbly praying to be heard by Counsel, to the End
he may have further Directions therein;" and upon
reading the Order annexed, and the Order of this House,
it is evident the annexed Order is false:
Order served on Hyett a fcrged one.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Benjamine
Hyett do attend this House, to attest the Truth of his
being served with the said Order; and that the said
Thomas Fletcher and Anthony Row do attend this House
on Saturday the Third Day of January next, at Ten
of the Clock in the Forenoon; and hereof they may
not fail, as the contrary will be answered to this
Rob'tus Atkins, Miles de Balneo, Capitalis Baro de Scaccario, Orator Procerum, declaravit præsens Parliamentum
continuandum esse usque in diem Lunæ, (videlicet,) 29um
diem instantis Decembris, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.