DIE Lunæ, 20 die Februarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
||His Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Epus. Cov et Litch.
|Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
L. Great Chamberlain.
Comes St. Albans.
Viscount Say et Seale.
Viscount de Stafford.
Ds. Howard de Charlt.
Ds. Howard de Esc.
Ds. Gerard de Brand.
Ds. Berkley de Strat.
The Lord Privy Seal fat Speaker this Day.
Dutchy of Cornwall Bill.
ORDERED, That the Committee for the Bill concerning the Dutchy of Cornwall do meet To-morrow
Morning, at Nine of the Clock.
Message from H. C. with Bills, and to return L. Strangford's.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons,
by Sir John Brampston; who brought up these Bills
passed by the House of Commons, whereunto their Lordships Concurrence is desired:
1. To return a Bill sent down to them, to enable the
Lord Strangford to sell Lands, for Payment of Debts;
wherein they have made some Amendments, and desire
their Lordships Concurrence to the same.
2. "An Act to empower the Chancellor of the
Dutchy to grant Commissions, for taking Affidavits
within the Dutchy Liberty."
3. "An Act for settling Marsh Land deferted by or
gained from the Sea."
4. "An Act for Continuance of a former Act for
regulating the Press."
Molin's Bill rejected.
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for restoring
the Right Heirs of Michaell Moline Esquire deceased,
unto the Equity of Redemption of a Mortgage of
Lands in Berks, made to Sir Nathaniell Brent deceased."
ORDERED, That this Bill is rejected.
Message from H. C. with a Bill.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons,
by the Earl of Ancram and others; who brought up a
Bill, intituled, "An Act for restoring of Sir Charles
Stanley in Blood," whereto their Lordships Concurrence is desired."
Chancellor of the Dutchy Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to empower the
Chancellor of the Dutchy to grant Commissions for
taking Affidavits within the Dutchy Liberty."
Deeping, &c. Fens Bill.
The Lord Lucas reported, "That the Committee
have considered further of the Bill concerning Deeping Fenn, and have made some Alteration in the
Names of the Trustees;" which Alterations, being
read Twice, were Agreed to, and the Bill is ordered to
be engrossed accordingly.
ORDERED, That the Earl of Carlile, and the Earl of
Petriburgh, and the Lord Gerrard of Brandon, are
added to the Committee of Privileges.
Message from the King, about a Recess.
The Lord Chamberlain acquainted the House, "That
he was commanded, by the King, to signify to their
Lordships, That His Majesty did intend to put an
End to this Session of Parliament on Tuesday come
Sir R. Carr and Ly. Carr, Witnesses to attend.
ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal
assembled in Parliament, That Sir John Munson Baronet,
Mr. Anthony Ayre Senior, Sir Francis Prudeon Knight,
Doctor Boles, Sir Edward Rossiter, Thomas Hatcher
Esquire, the Lady Nicholas, the Lady Anderson, Mr.
Anthony Oldfeild, Mr. Edward Twyford, Mr. Vanloe,
Malin Thompson, Gentlemen, Thomas Harrington Esquire,
Mr. Nash, Mr. John Walter, Mrs. Peirson, Mr. Edward
Bruister, and Sir William Thorold the Younger, be, and
are hereby, required to appear at the Bar of this House
on Tuesday the 21th of this Instant February, at Ten of
the Clock in the Morning, to give Evidence of their
Knowledge in the Cause then and there to be heard
between Sir Rob't Carr Knight and Dame Mary Carr,
Wife of Sir Rob't Carr Baronet, upon a Bill and Petition. And hereof they may not fail.
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for Satisfaction
of a just Debt due from Henry Nevill Esquire, to
Colonel Richard Kirby."
Committee to search Precedents concerning Bills beginning in either House relating to Judicature.
ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in
Parliament assembled, That it is referred to the Lords
Committees appointed to consider of the Privileges of
the Peers of this Realm and Lords of Parliament, to
send for and examine Records, and to give an Account
to this House how they find the Matter of Fact in Precedents in respect of the Beginning of Bills (in which
Judicature is concerned) in either House of Parliament.
The Committee to meet on this Business on Wednesday
next, at Three of the Clock in the Afternoon.
D. of York, Privilege. Sir H. Middleton his Gentleman Usher arrested.
Upon Oath made at the Bar of this House, by John
Barcrost Esquire, "That Sir Hugh Middleton Baronet,
Gentleman Usher in Ordinary to his Royal Highness
the Duke of Yorke, was arrested, by Thomas Starkey
Bailiff and his Tenants, at the Suit of Robert Gilbert,
by the Instigation of John Reeve Solicitor, during the
Sitting of Parliament, and detained in Custody till he
was forced to pay the Money, notwithstanding they
knew him to be the Servant to his Royal Highness as
Starkey, Gilbert, and Reeve to be attached.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal
assembled in Parliament, That the Serjeant at Arms
attending this House, or his Deputy, shall forthwith
attach the Bodies of the said Thomas Starkey, Robert
Gilbert and John Reeve, and bring them in safe Custody
to the Bar of this House; and for so doing, this shall
be a sufficient Warrant.
Dominus Custos Privati Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Martis, 21um
diem instantis Februarii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis