DIE Lunæ, videlicet, 17 die Junii.
Domini præsentes fuerunt:
Ds. Thesaurarius Angliæ.
Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
L. Great Chamberlain.
Comes Pembrooke et Mount.
Viscount Say et Seale.
Ds. Howard de Charlt.
Ds. Howard de Esc.
Ds. Herbert de Cherb.
Ds. Berkeley de Strat.
PRAYERS, by Dr. Hodges.
Rivers of Stour and Salwerp Bill.
The Earl of Bridgwater reported from the Committee, the Bill for making the Rivers of Stoure and
Salwerp navigable, as fit to pass, with some Additions and Alterations; which are offered to the Consideration of the House.
L. Grey excused.
ORDERED, That the Absence of the Lord Grey is
Message from H. C. with Bills.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Shawe and others; who brought up Two
Bills, passed their House, wherein they desire their
1. "An Act for enabling Sir Anthony Browne to sell
Lands, for Payment of Debts."
2. "An Act enabling John Harbin Esquire, to settle
and dispose of several Manors, Messuages, Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, with the Appurtenances,
in the County of Som'sett and Dorsett, therein mentioned, for Payment of Debts, and to make Provision
for his Younger Children."
Masters and Owners of Ships, concerning the Ballast Office.
Upon reading the Petition of the Masters and Owners
of Shipping, trading to and from several Ports in this
Kingdom; complaining of "an Oppression concerning
It is ORDERED, That the said Petition and Contents
thereof are specially recommended to the Committee
for Petitions, to be expedited as soon as possibly may
be; and the Committee are empowered to send for such
Parties and Witnesses in this Cause as they think fit;
and that the Counsel of his Royal Highness have Notice, that they attend the Lords Committees, when this
Business shall come before their Lordships.
L. Crumwell versus Browne, for attaching Money.
Upon Complaint made this Day, and an Affidavit in
Writing of Nicholas Turke, produced to the House;
shewing, "That John Browne, a Serjeant belonging to
Woodstreet Compter, hath attached the Sum of One
Hundred and Fifty Pounds of the Monies belonging
to the Lord Crumwell, being a Breach of the Privilege of Parliament:"
It is ORDERED, That the said John Browne shall
be summoned, by virtue hereof, to appear forthwith
before this House, to shew Cause why he should not
restore the said Sum of One Hundred and Fifty Pounds,
upon Demand, unto his Lordship or his Assigns.
L. Bruce, &c. versus Robinson.
Upon Complaint, "That one Leonard Robinson, upon
Pretence of a Defect by him and others discovered in
the Titles of the Estate of the Lord Bruce, Lord
Darcy, Earl of Monmouth, and others, hath, about
a Month since, entered upon the Lands of some of
the said Persons, and forbid their Tenants paying
them any more Rents:"
Which being a Breach of the Privilege of Parliament, it is ORDERED, That the Examination of this
Business is hereby referred to the Committee of Privileges; and to send for Parties and Witnesses as they
shall see Cause; and to report their Opinions hereof
to this House.
Bill to vacate Sir Edward Powel's Fines.
Upon hearing of Counsel at this Bar, concerning a
Bill depending before the Lords in Parliament, for
making void of Fines levied by Sir Edward Powell and
Dame Mary his Wife:
It is ORDERED, That the Counsel shall be further
heard, at this Bar, on Saturday the Two and Twentieth
of this Instant June; and that Mr. Warberton (if he be
in a travelling Condition, and able to come to London)
is then to appear before the Lords, at the said Hearing; at which Time all Parties, with their Counsel and
Witnesses, are to attend accordingly.
E. of Oxon's Petition.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords in Parliament assembled, That the Petition of the Earl of Oxford, concerning the Great Chamberlain's Place of England,
shall be read, and taken into Consideration, on Tuesday
the 25th of June Instant.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Martis, videlicet,
18um diem instantis Junii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis