DIE Lunæ, 9 die Decembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Ds. Capit. Justic. de Com. Placit. Speaker.
||His Royal Highness Duke Yorke.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Epus. St. Davids.
|Ds. Thesaurarius Angl.
Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
L. Great Chamberlain.
Viscount de Stafford.
Ds. Berkley de Berk.
Ds. Howard de Charlt.
Ds. Howard de Esc.
Dr. Pory versus Hardy, for taking up Archbishop Parker's Bones, and selling his Leaden Coffin.
Upon reading the Petition of Doctor Pory; complaining, "That Mathew Hardy being served with the former Order of this House, for his taking up the Bones
of Archbishop Parker, and putting them into the
same Place out of which he took them, and for his
making up the Monument as it was; yet he neglects
the doing of these Things:"
It is ORDERED, That this Business shall be taken into
Consideration To-morrow Morning; and then some Person is to make Oath of the serving of the said Order
upon Mathew Hardy.
Dutchy of Cornwall Bill.
The Earl of Portland reported, "That the Committee hath considered of the Bill for enabling His
Majesty to make Leases and Estates of Lands belonging to the Dutchy of Cornwall; and they have thought
fit to make some Amendments therein, which are
offered to their Lordships Consideration."
The said Amendments, being read Twice, were Agreed
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to enable the
King's Majesty to make Leases, Grants, and Copies
of Offices, Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments,
Parcel of His Highness' Dutchy of Cornwall, or annexed to the same, and for Confirmation of Leases
and Grants already made."
The Question being put, "Whether this Bill,
with the Amendments, shall pass ?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Message to H. C. with Bills.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by
Justice Twisden and Baron Turner:
To deliver to them these Two Bills, which have passed
this House; and to desire the Concurrence of the House
of Commons to the same, with the Amendments:
1. "An Act to enable the King's Majesty to make
Leases, Grants, and Copies of Offices, Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, Parcel of His Highness'
Dutchy of Cornwall, or annexed to the same; and for
Confirmation of Leases and Grants already made."
2. "An Act for confirming of Private Acts."
Bill to illegitimate the E. of Banbury.
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act declaring Nicholas, called Earl of Banbury, to be illegitimate."
Ld. Scudamore's Bill.
ORDERED, That the Bill for Endowment of several
Churches by the Lord Viscount Scudamore shall be read
Bill to prevent the melting of Silver Coin.
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to prevent the
Inconvenience that doth arise by melting the Silver
Coin of this Realm."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is
committed to these Lords following:
L. Privy Seal.
Bp. of Chichester.
Bp. of St. Davids.
Their Lordships, or any Five; to meet To-morrow
in the Afternoon, at Three of the Clock, in the
Bill to regulate Corporations.
ORDERED, That the Bill concerning Corporations is
re-committed to the former Committee; who are to meet
To-morrow Morning, at Nine of the Clock, in the Prince's
Lodgings. And these Lords following are added to the
L. Great Chamberlain.
Sir Ed. Turner & al. concerning Reversions of Offices in London.
Upon reading the Petition of Sir Edward Turner
Speaker of the House of Commons, Gilbert Gerard,
Richard Browne, Benjamin Hodgskins, and others, on
the Behalf of themselves and other the Reversioners of
several Offices and Places in the City of London, and the
Answer of the Lord Mayor and Aldermen of the said
City to the said Petition; and a due Consideration of the
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal
in Parliament assembled, That the Cause, being a Matter of Right, is hereby referred to the Determination
of the Common Law; and the Parties concerned are left
to take their ordinary Course therein.
Ds. Capitalis Justiciarius de Com. Placit. declaravit
præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem
Martis, videlicet, 10um diem instantis Decembris, hora
decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.