DIE Veneris, 14 die Decembris.
PRAYERS, by Dr. Hodges.
Domini præsentes fuerunt:
D. of Cumberland.
D. of Albemarle.
D. of Bucks.
Marq. of Worcester.
Comes St. Albans.
Viscount of Stafford.
Comes (fn. *)
Viscount Say & Seale.
Ds. Howard of Esc.
Ds. Howard of Charlton.
Answer from H. C.
The Messengers return from the House of Commons:
That they have delivered the Bill concerning the
vacating the Fines of Sir Edward Powell and his
L. Byron's Order.
ORDERED, and Declared, That it was their Lordships
Intentions, that the last Year's Profits of the Rectory of
Ratzdale and Saddleworth, in the Counties of Lancaster
and Yorke, shall be answered to the Lord Byron or his
Assigns; and all such Bonds as have been taken by
Rob't Stockdale, for these Profits.
Sir W. Wray's Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to enable Sir
Wm. Wray to sell Lands, for Payment of his Debts,
and raising Portions for his younger Children."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is referred to the same Committee as the Earl of Huntingdon's Bill stands committed (fn. †) to; to meet To-morrow in
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to enable
George Faunt to sell and convey Part of his Lands,
for Payment of Debts, &c."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is
committed to the same Committee as the Earl of Huntingdon's Bill stands committed to; to meet To-morrow
in the Afternoon.
Sir T. Grymes' Bill.
Next, the House heard the Cause of Sir Thomas
Grymes, by Counsel, at the Bar, touching the Matter
contained in his Bill depending in this House.
And it is ORDERED, That the Consideration of the
said Bill is re-committed to the former Committee;
with this Direction, That a Proviso be added to the
Bill, for the saving any Right which Doctor Wedderborne hath, either in Law or Equity; and that the said
Committee do meet this Afternoon; and Mr. Justice
Tyrrell is to assist their Lordships: And the Lord Vaughan
is added to that Committee.
Bill to attaint the Murderers of the late King.
Next, the House was adjourned into a Committee
of the whole House, to proceed further in the Consideration of the Bill of Attainder of the Murder of the
And after Debate, the House was resumed.
And the Lord Chamberlain reported to the House,
"That the Committee have considered of the said
Bill of Attainder; and the Committee have agreed
to all in the Bill, without any Alterations, except in
the Proviso concerning the Marquis of Worcester;
to which their Lordships have thought fit to offer
some Alterations therein."
Which Alterations, being read Twice, (fn. *) were agreed
to by the House.
"And that the Judges have been heard touching
those Particulars referred to them on Wednesday last;
to which they delivered their Opinions to the Committee, That the Salvo was full as to all those supposed Delinquents Lands which were in the Possession of any attainted by this Act."
This being reported, it was moved by a Member of
this House, "That this Opinion of the Judges might
be entered in the Journal Book of this House."
And it was ordered accordingly.
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the Attainder of several Persons, guilty of the horrid Murder of His late Majesty."
And the Question being put, "Whether this Bill
shall pass, with the Alterations now read, as
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Message to H. C. with it.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by
the Lord Chief Baron and Mr. Justice Atkins:
To deliver to them the Bill for Attainder; and to
let them know, that their Lordships do agree to the
said Bill, only with some small Alterations to the
Proviso, concerning the Marquis of Worcester and the
Lord Herbert, which Alterations are with the Consents of the Parties.
Hatfield Level Bill.
ORDERED, That the Bill concerning Hatfeild Levell
shall be read the Second Time To-morrow Morning;
and the Report of the Bill concerning College Leases
is then to be reported.
Rodney versus Cole.
ORDERED, That the Cause between Rodney and Cole
shall be heard on Tuesday Morning next, at this Bar,
L. Byron's Order, concerning the Rectory of Ratzdale and Saddleworth.
It is ORDERED and Declared, &c. That it is their
Lordships Meaning, by their Order of the 13th of
August last past, That the last Year's Profits of the
Rectory of Ratzdale and Saddleworth, in the Counties
of Lancaster and Yorke, shall be answered unto the
Lord Byron, or his Assigns; or otherwise that Mr.
Robert Stockdale, late Receiver to the Trustees, or
William Bardslay his Deputy, do deliver up to the said
Lord Byron, or his Assigns, all such Bonds, or other
Assurances, as were by either of them taken of any
Person, for Money concerning the Tithes for that
Year's Profits of the Rectory aforesaid, remaining in
the Hands of either of them; and that this Order
shall be a sufficient Discharge unto the said Stockdale
and Bardslay, and either of them, for the delivering up
the said Bonds and Assurances to the said Lord Byron,
or his Assigns, as aforesaid.
House adjourned till 10a cras Aurora.