DIE Jovis, 5 die Decembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Ds. Capit. Justic. de Com. Placit. Speaker.
||His Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Epus. (fn. *)
|Ds. Thesaurarius Angl.
Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
Viscount de Stafford.
Ds. Howard de Charlt.
Ds. Howard de Esc.
Ds. Berkley de Strat.
Bill to prevent vexatious Suits.
The Lord Privy Seal reported, "That the Committee for the Bill for preventing Oppressions and
Vexations in the Law have (fn. †) met, and considered
of the said Bill, wherein they have thought fit to
make some Alterations, which are offered to their
The Alterations were read Twice, and Agreed to;
and ORDERED, That the said Bill be engrossed, with
Hull Churches Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for dividing
Trynity Church, in Kingston upon Hull, from Hassle."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill be
committed to these Lords following:
L. Privy Seal.
Comes (fn. ‡)
Their Lordships, or any Five; to meet on Monday
next, in the Afternoon, in the Prince's Lodgings,
at Three of the Clock.
Earl of Huntingdon's Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for confirming the Sale of certain Lands, sold by Ferdinando
late Earl of Huntingdon, for the Payment of his own
and his Father's Debts."
ORDERED, That this Bill be read the Second Time
on Monday next.
Message to H. C. with Bills.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by
Dr. Bennett and Dr. Wolseley:
To deliver to them Two Bills, which have passed
this House; and to desire their Concurrence therein;
one, concerning Hatfeild Levell; the other, for Establishment of the Fen Lands formerly drained by Sir
Anthony Thomas Knight, deceased.
Message from thence, for Witnelles to be sworn at this Bar, to be examined by them concerning a Bill.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons,
by Mr. Crouch and others:
That their Lordships having sent down to them a Bill
for making void certain Fines levied by Sir Edward
Powell and his Lady, the House of Commons desire that
such Witnesses may be sworn at their Lordships Bar as
either Parties shall produce to be examined, upon the
Hearing of the Case in the House of Commons.
The Answer returned was:
That their Lordships will take their Message into
Consideration, and send an Answer by Messengers of
ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Message is
hereby referred to the Committee of Privileges; to
consider of Precedents in this Cause, and afterwards to
make Report thereof to this House.
Sir H. and Sir J. Thynne.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal
in Parliament assembled, That on Monday come Sevennight, which will be the 16th of this Instant December,
this House will hear the Cause of Sir Henry Fredericke
Thynne by Counsel, at this Bar, upon the whole Merits
of the Cause, as it stands stated in the Bill depending
before their Lordships: And Sir James Thynne may
then attend, with his Counsel and Witnesses, if he
Goodwin sent for, for Contempt of the E. of Manchester's Order; and Barnes & al. to appear.
Upon the Oath of Moses Perkins, a Messenger of
this House; shewing, "That he did serve the Order
of this High Court, dated the 23th of November last,
upon the Person of Henry Goodwin, of Barling, in
the County of Essex, and left a Copy of the said
Order at the several Places of Abode of Thomas
Barnes, Andrew Graves, and Richard Finch, to answer
such Things as were charged against them, on the
Behalf of the Lord Chamberlain of His Majesty's
Household and a Member of Parliament;" which
Order hath been disobeyed by the said Parties, by not
appearing according to the Command thereof:
It is ORDERED, That the Serjeant at Arms, or his
Deputy, shall attach the Body of the said Henry Goodwine, as a Delinquent, upon whom the said Order hath
been personally served, and forthwith bring him before
their Lordships to answer his Contempt; and that the
said Barnes, Graves, and Finch, shall be served again,
to appear on Friday the Seventeenth of this Instant December, to answer such Matters as they stand charged
with, before the Lords in Parliament.
Capt. Swinhoe to be attached, for not appearing to answer L. Grey's Suit.
Upon the Oath of William Warren, made this Day
at the Bar; shewing, "That he served the Order of
this House, dated the 26th of June, 1661, upon
Captain Gilbert Swinhoe, for his Appearance before
the Lords in Parliament, to answer a Complaint made
against him, concerning the Lord Grey of Wark, a
Member of Parliament, and Peer of this Realm;"
which Order he hath disobeyed, by not appearing accordingly:
It is ORDERED, That the Serjeant at Arms attending
this House, or his Deputy, shall forthwith attach the
Body of the said Gilbert Swinboe, and bring him before their Lordships on Saturday next, to answer his
said Contempt and Complaint aforesaid: And this to be
a sufficient Warrant in that Behalf.
Ds. Capitalis Justiciarius de Com. Placit. declaravit
præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem
Veneris, videlicet, 6tum diem instantis Decembris, hora
decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.