DIE Martis, 18 die Februarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
||His Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Epus. St. David's.
Epus. Cov. et Lich.
Viscount de Stafford.
Ds. Berkley de Berk.
Ds. Howard de Ch.
Ds. Howard de Esc.
Ds. Herbert de Cher.
Ds. Berkley de Str.
Jones and Wandley against the Marquis of Worcester's Bill.
ORDERED, That the Counsel of Phillip Jones,
Wandsey, and the Marquis of Worcester, shall be heard,
at this Bar, on Friday come Sevennight, the 28th of
this Instant February.
Message from H. C. with Bills.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons,
by Mr. Ashburnham and others; which consisted of these
1. A Bill was brought up, which had passed the
House of Commons, intituled, "An Act for the constituting Corporations in the Cities of London and
Westm. and in the several Cities and Counties within
the Kingdom of England and Dominion of Wales;
and Town of Berwick upon Tweede, for the better
Relief and Employment of the Poor; and for the
preventing of Poor by the settling of them; and for
the better Execution of the Law against Rogues and
Vagabonds." To which Bill their Lordships Concurrence is desired.
2. Whereas their Lordships sent down the Bill for
Confirmation of the Office of Register of Sales and
Pawns, with some Alterations, the Commons do agree
in the said Alterations.
3. They have returned Two Bills sent from this House;
one, to enable Sir Anthony Browne to sell Lands; the
other, for discharging the Manors of Stadscomb and
Holwell from the Trust therein expressed; which Bills
they agree to without Alterations.
Lake versus Buckenham.
One John Collins was produced, upon Oath, to give
his Testimony concerning William Buckenham, who was
complained of for speaking unfitting Words of the
Order of the Lords Committees for Petitions, made in
the Case of Mr. Lake.
And the said Collins deposed, "That he heard Buckenham say, That he did not know what Power the
Lords had to meddle with the Business concerning
Mr. Lake and his Sisters; and that Mr. Lake was
One Hundred Miles off, and he would take Care he
should be One Hundred Miles further off; and he
would take Care that none of the Kindred of the
Lakes should be of the Committee."
The said Buckenham being brought to the Bar as a
Delinquent, he was charged by the Lord Chancellor
for speaking these Words; but he denied that he spake
The House, taking the same into Consideration,
thought it fit for this Time to give him an Admonition, that he should be careful how he governs his
Tongue for the future, lest he be more severely punished
for his Second Offence; and that, upon this, he be
discharged of his present Restraint, paying his Fees.
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the constituting Corporations, in the Cities of London and
Westm. and in the several Cities and Counties
within the Kingdom of England and Dominion of
Wales, and Town of Berwick upon Tweede, for the
better Relief and Employment of the Poor; and
for the preventing of Poor by the settling of them;
and for the better Execution of the Law against
Rogues and Vagabonds."
Message from H. C. for a Conference about the Bill concerning Quakers.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons,
by Sir Rob't Howard and others:
To desire a Conference, concerning the Bill touching
The Answer returned was:
That this House will give a Conference To-morrow
at Eleven of the Clock, in the Painted Chamber, upon
the Subject Matter desired.
ORDERED, That the Earl of Dorsett, the Lord Bellasis, and the Lord Lexington, (fn. *) are added to the Committee concerning the Marquis of Winton's Bill.
ORDERED, That the Lord Mohun is added to the
Committee for Petitions.
D. of Richmond's Bill.
ORDERED, That the Committee for the Duke of
Richmond's Bill, being now sine Die, shall meet Tomorrow Morning, at Nine of the Clock.
Foreign Nobility, Precedency.
The House being made acquainted, by the Lord of
Abergaveny, "That last Night, at the Funeral of the
Queen of Bohemia, in going to the Abbey Church,
Viscount Bronckard an Irish Viscount walked amongst
the English Barons, and took Place of some of them;
who being told of it by the Heralds at the Desire of
the English Barons, he persisted therein notwithstanding:"
Hereupon it is ORDERED, That the Consideration of
this Business, and the Case of all Foreign Nobility, is
hereby referred to the Committee for Privileges, who
are to meet on Monday next in the Afternoon; at which
Time the Heralds are to attend the Lords, and produce
what Precedents they can in the Case.
Duncomb versus Carter, in Error.
The Cause between Duncomb Plaintiff and Carter
Defendant, in a Writ of Error now depending in Parliament, and coming this Day to be argued at the Bar,
wherein the Plaintiff only appeared with his Counsel,
having assigned his Errors; but the Defendant neither
appeared, nor hath joined Issue, according to an Order of this House, dated the 14th of this Instant February:
It is ORDERED, That the Errors shall be argued, at
this Bar, on Tuesday the 4th of March next, at Nine of
the Clock in the Morning, whereof the Defendant, or
his Attorney in this Cause, is to have speedy Notice,
whereby the said Defendant is to join Issue; and both
Parties are to come prepared, with their Counsel, to
the said Hearing; and, in Default thereof, this House
will then proceed to a final Determination of the Cause,
upon such Matters as shall depend before their Lordships.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem crastinum, videlicet, 19um instantis Februarii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.