DIE Jovis, 31 die Martii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
||His Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Epus. Cov. et Litch.
Ds. Thesaurarius Angl.
L. Great Chamberlain.
Comes St. Albans.
Viscount Say et Seale.
Viscount de Stafford.
Ds. Berkley de Berk.
Ds. Howard de Ch.
Ds. Gerard de Brand.
Ds. Berkley Strat.
The Lord Chief Justice of the Common Pleas sat
Speaker this Day.
Bill to repeal the Act for Triennial Parliaments.
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the assembling and holding of Parliaments Once in Three
Years at least; and for the Repeal of an Act, intituled, An Act for the preventing of Inconveniencies
happening by the long Intermission of Parliaments."
The Question being put, "Whether this Bill
It was Resolved in the Affirmative, nemine contradicente.
Message to the King, about passing it.
ORDERED, That the Duke of Richmond, the Lord
Chamberlain, and the Lord Mohun, are appointed to attend the King from this House, and to acquaint Him,
"That their Lordships have unanimously passed the
Bill for assembling and holding of Parliaments Once
in Three Years at least, and for the Repeal of an
Act, intituled, "An Act for the preventing of Inconveniencies happening by the long Intermission of
Parliaments." And this House conceiving the said
Bill to be a Matter of great Importance, do humbly
desire His Majesty will be pleased to think of some
Time before Easter, for His giving His Royal Assent
to the same."
Message to H. C. to acquaint them with it.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by
Justice Tyrrell and Baron Raynsford:
To let them know, that this House hath passed the
Bill brought up for the assembling and holding of Parliaments Once in Three Years at least, and for the
Repeal of an Act, intituled, "An Act for the preventing
of Inconveniencies happening by the long Intermission of Parliaments."
ORDERED, That the Lord Bruce be added to the
Committee for the Bill for transporting of Felons.
Mr. Justice Tyrrell and Baron Raynsford return with
That they have delivered their Message to the House
Committee for the Journal.
ORDERED, That the Sub-committee for Privileges
and perfecting of the Journal Book have hereby Power,
from Time to Time, to meet on any Days as they shall
think convenient for that Service.
Lady Petre versus Joyce & al. for arresting her.
Whereas Complaint hath been made to this House,
That Dame Elizabeth Petre, Wife to William Lord
Petre, a Peer of this Realm, hath been arrested,
about Five Months since, contrary to the Privilege
of Peerage, by one James Walker and others, at the
Procurement of one William Joyce:"
Joyce, Walker, & al. sent for.
It is therefore ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the
said William Joyce and James Walker, and others who
were Combiners in this Business, shall be summoned to
make their Personal Appearance before this House on
Monday Morning next, which will be the Fourth Day
of April, 1664, at Ten of the Clock, to answer the
said Offences: And herein they may not fail, as they
will answer the contrary to this House.
River Wye Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the
keeping, conserving, ordering, governing, and continuing, of the River of Wye navigable, from Guildford, in the County of Surrey, to the River of Thames,
and so to London."
Upon the reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act
for the keeping, conserving, ordering, governing,
and maintaining, of the River of Wye navigable, from
Guildford, in the County of Surrey, to the River of
Thames, and so to London," this Day the Second
Time in the House:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That all Parties concerned
in the said Bill shall be heard, by their Counsel, at the
Bar of this House, on this Day Month, which will be
on the Twenty-eighth Day of April next, at Ten of
the Clock in the Morning, upon the Matter contained
in the said Bill; at which Time all Parties concerned
are to attend, with their Counsel and Witnesses, and to
come prepared for the said Hearing accordingly.
Dominus Capitalis Justiciarius de Com. Placit. declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque
in diem Sabbati, videlicet, 2um diem Aprilis, 1664,
hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.