DIE Jovis, videlicet, 11 die Julii.
Domini præsentes fuerunt:
|Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke.
Ds. Thesaurarius Angliæ.
Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
L. Great Chamberlain.
Ds. Howard de Charlt.
Ds. Grey de Wark.
Ds. Howard de Esc.
Ds. Herbert de Cherb.
Ds. Gerard de Brandon.
Ds. Berkeley de Strat.
PRAYERS, by Dr. Hodges.
Bill for enclosing Ground at Parsons Green.
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for confirming of an Enclosure of Land, formerly used for a Common Highway from Parsons Greene to Southfeild in
Fulham; and the settling of other Land for a Common
Highway there, in Lieu thereof."
The Question being put, "Whether this Bill shall
pass for a Law?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
E. of Dorset's Bill.
The Lord Howard of Charlton desired, "That the
Alterations which came from the House of Commons,
in the Bill concerning the Earl of Dorsett, might be
Which, being read Thrice, were Agreed to.
E. of Cleveland's Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for Confirmation and Explanation of an Act, for the settling of
some of the Manors and Lands of the Earl of Cleveland
in Trustees, to be sold, for the satisfying of the Debts
of the said Earl, and of Thomas Lord Wentworth."
Poor Irish Protestants.
ORDERED, That the Petition of the poor Protestants
of Ireland, formerly referred to the Committee for Petitions, is now transferred to the Committee for the Bill
for the Relief of the Poor.
E. of Oxon's Claim to the Office of L. G. Chamberlain.
ORDERED, That the Counsel of the Earl of Oxford
are hereby appointed to assign the Errors insisted upon
this Day, upon the former Proceedings in this House,
concerning the Office of the Great Chamberlain of
England; and to deliver the same in Writing into this
House on Monday Morning next, the 15th of this Instant
E. of Manchester's Order concerning Burnham Waters.
Upon Information given this Day to the House,
"That the Earl of Manchester, Lord Chamberlain of
His Majesty's Household, is, in the Right of his
Countess, seised of the Manor of Burnham, in Essex,
and of the sole Right of Fishing in the River of
Burnham, alias Walfleete, and Raysands, in Essex; that,
in the Year 1641, John Andrewes and others did disturb the Possession of the Premises, by Fishing and
dredging Oysters in those Waters, for which there was,
in the said Year 1641, an Action at Law brought
against the said Andrewes, and came to a Trial at the
Common Pleas, in Michaelmas Term, 1641; and,
upon full Evidence on both Sides, a Verdict passed
against the said Andrewes, on the Behalf of the Predecessors of the Lord Chamberlain; and also, in the
Year 1645, another Action was brought, against one
George Asser and others, for fishing in the said Waters;
and in Trinity, 1645, it came to a Trial again at the
Common Pleas Bar, and a Verdict passed against the
said Asser and others; and further, there issued out
Two several Orders of this House, for the attaching
of the said George Asser and others, for their riotous
and tumultuous Fishing in the said Waters, contrary
to the said Verdicts; who, being thereupon apprehended as Delinquents, were afterwards released upon
It is therefore ORDERED, That the legal and quiet
Possession of Fishing in the said River of Burnham, alias
Walsleete, and Ray-sands, in the County of Essex aforesaid, be, and is hereby, continued unto the said Earl of
Manchester, a Peer of this Realm, and Member of Parliament, and his Assigns, and all claiming under him,
until he shall be evicted by due Course of Law, according to the Verdicts aforesaid, and Orders of this
House in that Behalf made, as the contrary will be answered to this House: And hereof all Persons are to
take Notice, and yield their Obedience accordingly.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Veneris, videlicet,
12um diem Julii instantis, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.