DIE Lunæ, 15 die Junii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
||His Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Epus. St. David's.
Epus. Cov. et Lich.
Ds. Thesaurarius Angl.
Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
L. Great Chamberlain.
Viscount Say et Seale.
Viscount de Stafford.
Ds. Howard de Charlt.
Ds. Howard de Esc.
Ds. Herbert de Cherb.
Ds. Gerrard de Brand.
Ds. Berkley de Strat.
E. of Bridgewater removed to his own House.
The Lord Chamberlain acquainted the House,
That the Earl of Bridgwater, upon the Death of
his Lady, is under great. Grief and Sorrow ; therefore
desired their Lordships Compassion upon him in this
his sad Condition, his Lady dying in the same House
where now his Lordship is consined."
Hereupon it is ORDERED, That the Earl of Bridgwater shall be removed from the Place where now he
is, and remain a Prisoner in his own House at Barbican,
until the Pleasure of this House be further signified.
Meade's Pet. dismissed.
ORDERED, That the Petition of Fuller Meade is dismissed this House.
Lords to pay to the Poor.
ORDERED, That the ancient Order made by this
House, for every Lord that comes after Prayers to
pay to the Poor, is hereby revived, and is to be put
Relief for Widows, whose Husbands died in the King's Service during the late Troubles.
ORDERED, That the Lords Sub-committees for Privileges are hereby appointed to meet To-morrow
Morning, at Nine of the Clock, in the Prince's Lodgings, and consider of the distributing of the Money
subscribed by the Lords for Relief of such poor Widows
as have lost their Husbands in His Majesty's Service
in the late Troubles, and also to consider of the Fitness of the Persons to receive that Charity. And the
Earl of Newport is added to the said Committee.
Marq. of Winton's Bill.
The Lord Ashley reported, "That the Committee
have perused the Bill concerning the Marquis of
Winchester and his Son the Lord St. John; and do
find that the Preamble declares the passing of the
Bill to be with the Consent of the said Marquis.
But his Lordship, at the Committee, hath denied
he hath given any Consent thereunto; whereupon
the Committee thought it not fit to proceed further therein, until they had presented their Desires
for their Lordships Directions, whether they shall
go on in Consideration of the said Bill, or not, without the Marquis' Consent?"
The Marquis of Winchester, being present, did openly disavow any Consent of his to this Bill.
Hereupon it is ORDERED, That the said Bill is recommitted to the same Committee; whose Lordships
are to proceed upon the same, and have hereby Power
to hear all Parties therein concerned, and to endeavour
a Composure and Agreement between them, that so
the Bill now depending may pass by Consent of all
And the Earl of Lyncolne, Earl Rivers, Earl of
Bath, Lord Viscount Say et Seale, Bishop of Winton,
Bishop of Hereford, and the Lord Lucas, are added
to the said Committee; whose Lordships, or any Five
of them, are to meet To-morrow Morning, at Nine
of the Clock, in the Prince's Lodgings, and to adjourn themselves as they shall please.
Port of Wells Bill.
The Lord Hunsdon reported, "That the Committee have considered of the Bill for repairing the
Port of Wells, and think it fit to pass with some
Which, being read Twice, were Agreed to.
Observation of the Sabbath Bill.
ORDERED, That the Committee for the Bill for better Observation of the Lord's-day shall meet To-morrow Morning, at Nine of the Clock.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Jovis, videlicet,
18um diem instantis Junii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.