DIE Veneris, 18 die Aprilis.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Epus. St. Asaph.
Epus. St. David's.
Epus. Cov. et Lich.
Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
L. Great Chamberlain.
Viscount de Stafford.
Ds. Berkley de Berkley.
Ds. Howard de Char't.
Ds. Gerard de Brand.
Ds. Berkley de Strat.
Message to H. C. with a Bill.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by
Sir William Childe and Sir William Glascocke:
To return them the Bill concerning the Ordering of
the Forces of this Kingdom, wherein the Lords have
made some Alterations, and added some Provisos; and
desire their Concurrence therein.
Bill to prevent the Exportation of Leather.
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to restrain
the Exportation of Leather, and Raw Hides out of
this Realm of England."
Rivers of Wye, Lugg, &c. Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the making navigable the Rivers of Wye and Lugg, and the
Rivers and Brooks in the Counties of Hereford, Gloucester, and Monmouth."
Pilchard Fishery Bill.
The Earl of Bridgwater reported, "That the Committee have considered of the Bill for regulating the
Pilchard Fishing; and do think it sit to pass, with a
small Alteration:" Which, being read Twice, was
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the Regulation of the Pilchard Fishing, in the Counties of
Devon and Cornwall."
The Question being put, "Whether this Bill,
with the Amendment, shall pass?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Bill to prevent Frauds in Customs.
The Lord Ashley reported, "That the Committee have
considered of the Bill concerning the regulating of
Abuses and Frauds in the King's Customs; and have
made several Alterations and Amendments therein,
which they offer to the Consideration of the House:"
Which, being read Twice, were approved of.
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for preventing Frauds, and regulating Abuses, in His Majesty's Customs."
The Question being put, "Whether this Bill, with
the Alterations and Amendments now read,
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Bill for Money for Officers who were in the King's Service.
ORDERED, That the Bill for distributing Threescore
Thousand Pounds amongst the Commission Officers
that have served the King, shall be read the First Time
Silk Throwing Bill.
The Lord Berkley of Berkley reported the Bill concerning Silk Throwing, as sit to pass, with some Alterations; which were received, and ordered to be read and
considered of To-morrow Morning.
M. of Winton, L. St. John, & al.
ORDERED, That the Cause concerning the Lord
Marquis of Winton, the Lord St. John his Son, Henry
Lord Pawlett, Edward Lord Pawlett, Charles Pawlett
Esquire, Daniell Wicherley, and all others concerned in
the Matter of a Bill depending in this House, brought in
by the Lord Marquis and his said Son, shall be heard, at
this Bar, on Thursday the Four and Twentieth of this
Instant April, at Nine of the Clock in the Morning, by
their Counsel and Witnesses; and that the said Lords
Pawletts, or One of them, shall be permitted to have
a Copy of a Quadripartite Deed, mentioned in the said
Bill, upon Sight hereof; and lastly, that all Persons
concerned in this Cause (having Warning thereof) are
to come prepared, with their Counsel and Witnesses, to
the said Hearing accordingly.
Witnesses to attend, concerning them.
ORDERED, That Sir George Coney of Lyncolne's Inn
Feilds Knight, and Daniell Wicherley Gentleman, shall
personally appear, at this Bar, as Witnesses on
the Behalf of the Lord Henry Pawlett and others,
on Thursday the 24th of this Instant April, at Nine of
the Clock in the Morning, in a Cause concerning the
Lord Marquis of Winton, the Lord St. John his Son, and
others, upon a Bill exhibited by them; and the said Sir
George and Wicherley are at that Time to produce such
Writings as are in their Custody concerning the Matter
now in Question before their Lordships: And herein
they may not fail.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum
continuandum esse usque in diem crastinum, videlicet,
19um diem instantis Aprilis, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.
Hitherto examined by us,