DIE Jovis, 26 Novembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Joh'es Sommers Miles, Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Dux Leeds, Ds. Præses.
Comes Pembroke, Ds. Privati Sigilli.
Dux Devon, Ds. Senescallus.
Dux St. Albans.
Comes Dorsett, Ds. Camerarius.
|Ds. Willoughby Er.
Ds. Berkeley Ber.
Ds. Willoughby Br.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Arundell Tr.
Message from H. C. with a Bill.
A Message from the House of Commons, by Mr.
Norris and others:
Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act to
attaint Sir John Fenwick Baronet of High Treason;"
to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
ORDERED, That the said Bill be read on Tuesday
next, at Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon.
No Lord to go into the House of Commons whilst sitting.
The House being moved, "That the Order made
Yesterday (that no Lord shall go into the House of
Commons, during the Sitting of that House, without
Leave of this House) might be razed out of the
Roll of Standing Orders:"
Which being read, and Debate thereupon;
This Question was put, "Whether the Order
made Yesterday shall remain upon the Roll
of Standing Orders?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
E. Chesterfield, Time for attending prolonged;
A Letter from the Earl of Chesterfield was read, desiring to be excused his Attendance.
ORDERED, That he hath allowed him for his Attendance until Monday Fortnight.
and Bp. of St. Asaph.
A Letter from the Lord Bishop of St. Asaph was
read, desiring to be excused his Attendance.
ORDERED, That he hath allowed until Monday Three
Weeks for his Attendance.
L. Hatton excused.
A Letter from the Lord Viscount Hatton was read,
desiring to be excused his Attendance.
To which the House agreed; being satisfied of his
Inability to attend.
L. Brooke to attend, or be attached.
ORDERED, That the Lord Brooke be taken into
Custody, if not here by Tuesday next.
L. Coventry to be taken into Custody, for not attending.
Whereas, by an Order of the Fourteenth Instant,
Letters were directed to be writ, by the Lord Keeper
of the Great Seal of England, to divers Lords, and
amongst others to Thomas Lord Coventrie, requiring his
Attendance this Day, or, in Default thereof, that he
should be taken into Custody; and whereas, upon reading over the List of those Lords who were ordered this
Day to attend, Thomas Lord Coventry was absent:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Serjeant at
Arms attending this House, his Deputy or Deputies,
do forthwith take into Custody the said Thomas Lord
Coventry, and bring him to this House; and this shall
be a sufficient Warrant on that Behalf.
To Peter Persehouse Esquire, Serjeant
at Arms attending this House, his Deputy and Deputies, and every of
Address for Sir J. Fenwick's Papers.
ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal
in Parliament assembled, That the Lords with White
Staves do humbly move His Majesty, from this House,
"That He will be pleased to give Order, that all such
original Papers, relating to any Confession of Sir
John Fenwick, whether written by him or taken from
him, may be communicated to this House."
Sir J. Fenwick to be brought to this House:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Keeper of
the Prison of Newgate do bring to this House, in safe
Custody, the Body of Sir John Fenwick Baronet, on
Tuesday next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon;
and this shall be a sufficient Warrant on that Behalf.
Sir J. Fenwick to be allowed Pen, Ink, and Paper.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Sir John Fenwick
Baronet, now a Prisoner in Newgate for High Treason,
shall be allowed Pen, Ink, and Paper, to be used only
in the Presence of the Keeper of Newgate, and such
other Person as the Secretary of State shall think fit.
To the Keeper of the Prison of Newgate,
his Deputy or Deputies, and every of
Precedents of Entry of Orders being stopped before entered, &c.
ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal
in Parliament assembled, That the Clerks do search
Precedents, whether Orders have not been made for
stopping the Entry of Orders before entered, and
whether Lords ever had Leave from this House to go
to the House of Commons.
State of the Nation.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal
in Parliament assembled, That this House shall take
into Consideration His Majesty's Speech, and the State
of the Nation, To-morrow, next after the Reading of
the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the further remedying the ill State of the Coin of the Kingdom."
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens
Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem
Veneris, (videlicet,) vicesimum septimum diem instantis
Novembris, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.