DIE Martis, 20 Maii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Epus. Dunel. & Crew.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. St. Asaph.
|Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Comes Pembroke, Præses.
Dux Devon, Senescallus.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Ds. Dudley & Ward.
Ds. Willughby P.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Yate versus Fettiplace & al.
Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of William
Yate Esquire, against Part of a Decretal Order made
in the Court of Chancery, the Thirtieth Day of October,
in the Eleventh Year of His present Majesty's Reign,
and against Part of an Order made the One and Thirtieth Day of January last, and an Order of Dismission
of the Fourteenth Day of March last, in certain Causes,
wherein the now Appellant was Plaintiff, against Sir
Edmund Fettyplace Baronet, Charles Fettyplace Esquire,
and Rowland Lacy Esquire, an Infant, Son and Heir of
Sir Rowland Lacy deceased, by the said Sir Edmund
Fettyplace his Guardian, Defendants; and wherein the
said Sir Edmund Fettyplace, Charles Fettyplace, and
Rowland Lacy were Plaintiffs, against the now Appellant Defendant; and wherein Elizabeth Silvester and
Edward Keble, Creditors of the said Sir Rowland Lacy,
were Plaintiffs, against the said Sir Edmund Fettyplace,
Rowland Lacy, and the now Appellant, Defendants;
and praying, "That the said Decree and Orders may
be considered, and the Petitioner relieved:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Sir
Edmund Fettyplace, Charles Fettyplace, Rowland Lacy,
Elizabeth Silvester, and Edward Keeble, may have a
Copy of the said Appeal; and shall and they are hereby
required to put in their Answers thereunto, in Writing,
on Friday the Thirtieth Day of this Instant May, at
Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Sir D. Mitchel versus Colinge.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That on Saturday next,
at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon, this House will
hear One Counsel upon the Petition of Sir David
Mitcbell, as also One Counsel upon the Petition of Mr.
The Lord Viscount Longueville reported, from the
Committee of the whole House, the Bill, intituled, "An
Act for preventing any Inconveniencies that may happen by Privilege of Parliament," as fit to pass, with
several Amendments and Clauses.
Which were read Twice, and agreed to.
vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for
preventing any Inconveniencies that may happen by
Privilege of Parliament."
The Question was put, "Whether this Bill, with
the Amendments and Clauses, shall pass?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by
Sir Robert Legard and Mr. Gery:
To return the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence
to their Lordships Amendments.
Message from H. C. with a Bill.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Freeman and others:
With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting a Messuage and Lands in Stevenage, in the County of
Hertford, (the Estate of Richard Nodes) in Trustees,
to be sold, for making a Provision for his Wife and
Children, equal to the Provision secured to them
out of the said Estate;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
E. of Orford's Trial.
The Earl of Orford desiring, "That a Day may be
appointed for his Trial:"
The House thereupon ORDERED, That the Committee appointed to consider of the Manner in delivering Articles of Impeachments by the Commons be revived, to inspect the Books; and meet immediately.
Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and
the Lords went to the Committee.
After some Time, the House was resumed.
Precedents of Impeachment, &c.
And the Earl of Stamford reported the Precedents
"21 December 1680. That Mr. Seymour was impeached, and Articles delivered.
"23d December. He delivered in his Answer.
"3. January. That he petitioned for a Trial.
"Whereupon the same Day a Message was sent to
the Commons, That the House, finding no Issue joined
by Replication from the Commons, thought fit to give
them Notice thereof.
"Then Counsel were assigned him.
"8 January. Saturday the Fifteenth was appointed for his Trial."
"27th April 1695. The Duke of Leeds was impeached.
"29th April. The Articles were brought up.
"30th April. The Duke of Leeds put in his Answer;
and a Copy thereof was sent to the Commons.
"1st May. The Lords sent to the Commons, to know
when they should be ready to make good the
"3d May. The Commons desired a Conference, on the
Lords Message; and, at the Conference, acquainted
the Lords, That Mr. Robart, a material Witness, was
"The Lords moved the King, That a Proclamation might be issued, for his Apprehension."
The same Day the Parliament was prorogued.
Message to H. C. concerning E. of Orford's Trial.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir
Robert Legard and Mr. Gery:
To acquaint them, "That the House having been desired, by the Earl of Orford, that a Day may be appointed for his speedy Trial; their Lordships, finding
no Issue joined by Replication of the House of Commons, think fit to give them Notice thereof."
Message to them concerning Lords impeached.
A Message was also sent to the House of Commons,
by Sir Robert Legard and Mr. Gery:
To acquaint them, "That they having, on the First
Day of April last, sent up to their Lordships an Impeachment against William Earl of Portland, for high
Crimes and Misdemeanors; and having also, on the
Fifteenth Day of the same Month, impeached
Charles Lord Halifax for high Crimes and Misdemeanors; and there being as yet no particular Articles exhibited against the said Lords; their Lordships think themselves obliged to put them in Mind
thereof, which, after Impeachments have so long
depended, is a Hardship to the Persons concerned,
and not agreeable to the usual Methods and Proceedings of Parliament in such Cases."
Limitation of the Crown, Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act
for the further Limitation of the Crown, and
better securing the Rights and Liberties of the
ORDERED, That the said Bill be committed to
a Committee of the whole House, To-morrow, at
Twelve a Clock; and all the Lords summoned to
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens
Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem
Mercurii, (videlicet,) vicesimum primum diem instantis Maii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.