DIE Mercurii, 24 die Julii.
Domini præsentes fuerunt:
L. Chief Justice of the Common Pleas, Speaker this
|His Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke.
Ds. Thesaurarius Angliæ.
Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
Viscount de Stafford.
Ds. Howard de Charlt.
Ds. Gerard de Brandon.
PRAYERS, by Dr. Hodges.
Westminster Streets Bill.
The Earl of Portland reported, "That the Committee for the Bill concerning paving and mending the
Streets and Highways in Westm. having taken the
same into Consideration, have thought fit to make
some Alterations therein, which are offered to the
Consideration of the House:"
Which, being read Twice, were Agreed to.
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for paving
and repairing the Streets and Highways of Westm. and
The Question being put, "Whether this Bill shall
pass as a Law ?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Message to H. C. with it.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by
Doctor Childe and Doctor Escott:
To deliver to them the Bill concerning paving and
repairing the Streets and Highways of Westm. and desire
The Lord Privy Seal gave the House an Account of
some Peers that have not yet paid their Poll-money.
Hereupon it is ORDERED, That Mr. Clotterbucke do
forthwith send Letters to those particular Lords, signed
under the Hands of the Lords Commissioners, to desire
that the Monies of such Lords as are now in Town may
be paid in between this and Saturday next; and within
Fourteen Days by those Lords as are out of Town.
Message from H. C. with a Bill to regulate the Navy.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Coventrey and others; who returned a
Bill sent down formerly, concerning Articles and Orders
for the better governing the Navy; wherein the House
of Commons have made some Alterations, which they
offer to their Lordships Consideration, and desire Concurrence therein.
The said Alterations, being read Thrice, were Agreed
Porey versus Hardy, for taking up Abp. Parker's Bones, and selling his leaden Coffin.
The Earl of North'on reported, "That the Committee hath examined the Business upon the Petition
of Doctor Pory; and their Lordships find, upon the
Examination of. Wimesses, that Mathew Hardy did
take up the Body of Archbishop Parker out of the
Place where he was buried, and took away the Lead
wherein he was wrapped, and sold it, and buried the
Bones of that worthy Person under a Dunghill;
having defaced his Monument, and converted his
Tomb-stone to the Use of a Table in his House; to
which the said Hardy pleads the Act of Indemnity:"
The House, taking into Consideration this inhuman
Act, did order, That this House will respite the giving
any Determination whether this Fact be within the
Act of Oblivion or not, until the next Meeting after
the Adjournment of this Parliament: And in the mean
Time the said Mathew Hardy shall take up, or cause
to be taken up, the Bones of the said Archbishop of
Canterbury, where they are now laid, and put them into
the same Place where he was first buried; and that he
shall forthwith, at his own Charges, erect a Tomb over
the said Place of his Burial, as formerly was. And this
House will further consider, whether it be not fit to have
a Bill brought in for the preventing of Inconveniencies
in the like Kind hereafter.
E. of Lincoln versus the Undersheriff of Midd and Hill, for a Breach of Privilege.
Upon Complaint made to this House, "That the
Dwelling-house of the Earl of Lyncolne was last
Night broken open, by the Under Sheriff of Midd.
who brought along with him Soldiers and other Persons, being a Breach of the Privilege of Parliament:"
After some Consideration hereof: It is ORDERED,
That the further Examination of this Business is referred to the Committee of Privileges; who are to meet
To-morrow Morning, at Eight of the Clock; at which
Time the Under Sheriff and Hill an Attorney shall attend
their Lordships. And Report hereof is to be made to
ORDERED, upon the Desire of the Lord Willoughby
of Parham, That Thomas Wraye, now in Custody, upon
a Breach of Privilege of Parliament, in arresting one
Firth, a menial Servant of his Lordship's, shall be released of his present Restraint and Imprisonment, paying
his Fees; he having submitted himself to his Lordship:
And this to be a sufficient Warrant to the Serjeant at
Arms attending this House.
Ds. Capit. Justit. declaravit præsens Parliamentum
continuandum esse usque in diem Jovis, videlicet, 25um
diem instantis Julii, hora nona Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.