Martis, 25 Februarii, 14 Car.
A BILL for the Regulation and Encouragement of
such as lawfully use the Trade of Handicraft Skinners was this Day read the Second time.
Resolved, That the same be committed to Lord Angier,
Sir Lancelot Lake, Sir Roger Bradshaigh, Sir Tho. Gower,
Sir Tho. Leigh, Sir Hen North, Sir Rich. Everard, Mr.
Goodrick, Mr. Waller, Mr. George, Mr. Chetwind, Sir
Clifford Clifton, Mr. Attorney of the Dutchy, Mr. Morton,
Mr. Steward, Dr. Birkenhead, Sir Phil. Musgrave, Sir
Benjamin Ayloff, Mr. John Churchill, Colonel Windham,
Mr. John Jones, Mr. Dalston, Sir Bainham Throckmorton,
Colonel Kirkby, Colonel Robert Phillips, Mr. Jay, Mr.
Street, Sir Edm. Pooley, Sir Cha. Hussey, Sir Tho. Allen,
Sir Gilbert Gerrard, Mr. Dowsdwell, Sir Rowland Berkley,
Mr. Crouch, Sir Robert Holt, Colonel Robinson, Mr.
Phillips, Sir Wm. Lowther, Mr. Westphaling, Sir Adrian
Seroope, Mr. Lewis, Sir James Smith, Mr. Waller, Mr.
John Goodrick, Mr. Geo. Clarke, Mr. Tanner, Sir Tho.
Meres, Mr. Palmer, and all the Members of this House
that serve for the City of London: And they are to meet in
the Speaker's Chamber, this Afternoon, at Two of the
Clock: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do issue a Warrant to the
Clerk of the Crown, to make out a Writ, for Election of
a Knight for the County of Somerset, in the Place of Sir
John Stowell, who is lately dead.
Ordered, That the Committee for Lindsey Level, to
which the Bill concerning the Lands drained by Sir Anthony Thomas was formerly committed, be joined to the
Committee to which the said Bill was last committed:
And they are to meet this Afternoon at Two of the
Clock, at the Place where the Committee formerly sat on
the Bill for the Level of Ancolne.
King's Lynn Ministers.
A Bill for the raising of Monies for the Maintenance
of Ministers within the Town of King's Lynn, was this
Day read the First time.
Ordered, That this Bill be read the Second time, on
Ordered, That the Bill for vesting the Lands and Tenements, of Cuthbert Morley, in Lackenby, in Richard Barret, Catherine and Arthur Ingram, their Heirs and Assigns,
till they have received certain Monies due unto them, be
read the First time To-morrow Morning.
Mr. Heath made Report from the Committee to which
the Examination of the Business touching Mr. James
Phillips was referred; and stated the Matter of Fact
upon the Evidence: And that the Committee left it to
the Judgment of the House.
The Question being put, Whether, upon the Evidence
now heard, the House were satisfied, that Mr. James
Phillips did give Sentence of Death on Colonel John
Gerrard, in the illegal High Court of Justice, by which
he was sentenced to Death; or did sign the Warrant for
The House was divided.
The Yeas went out.
|Sir Edm. Peirse,
||Tellers for the Yeas:
|Sir Gilbert Gerrard,
||With the Yeas,|
||Tellers for the Noes:
|Sir James Smith,
||With the Noes,
And so it passed in the Negative.
Ordered, That the Order for suspending the Hearing
of the said Mr. Phillips his Case, upon his Election at the
Committee of Privileges and Elections, be discharged;
and also the Order for Suspension of his Sitting in the
House, if any be: And that Mr. Arthur Owen be discharged of his Engagement for Mr. Phillips his Appearance.
This House being informed, that Robert Stewart Esquire,
one of the Members of this House, was served with a Citation, out of the Prerogative Court, at the Suit of Elizabeth Cross Widow, (concerning the Estate of Erasmus
Amy, not adminstred by Anne Amy Widow, deceased,) by
one John Tassell, in Breach of the Privilege of this House;
Ordered, That the Serjeant at Arms, attending this
House, or his Deputy, do apprehend, and take into
Custody, the said Elizabeth Cross and John Tassell, to
answer their said Breach of Privilege.
Receivers of Prizes.
A Bill for calling Persons to an Account, that have any
Monies in their Hands which they received upon Prizes,
was this Day read the Second time.
Resolved, That the same be committed to Mr. Ashburnham, Mr. Wm. Coventry, Sir Baynham Throckmorton,
Sir Cha. Harbord, Mr. Secretary Morris, Mr. Vice Chamberlain, Sir Solomen Swale, Dr. Birkinhead, Sir Wm. Fleetwood, Mr. Prinn, Mr. Attorney of the Dutchy, Sir Lancelot Lake, Mr. Solicitor General, Serjeant Charleton, Lord
Fanshaw, Mr. Crouch, Mr. Winston Churchill, Mr. Phillips, Sir John Goodrick, Mr. Edw. Seymour, Mr. John
Churchill, Mr. Clifford, Mr. Vaughan, Mr. Fowell, Sir
Tho. Cary, Lord Brereton, Earl of Ancram, Mr. Lewes,
Mr. Newton, Mr. Milward, Dr. Burwell, Mr. Jones, Mr.
Morton, Mr. Robinson, Sir Edm. Peirse, Mr. Chichley, Sir
Hen. North, Mr. Aldworth, Mr. Harbord, Colonel Fretchvile, Sir Henry Bennet, Mr. Henry Seymour, Mr. Jones,
Sir Allan Apsley, Sir Allen Broderick, Mr. Crook, Mr. Wm.
Sandis, Sir Tho. Meres, Sir Wm. Lewis, Sir John Dawney,
Sir Wm. Stroud, Sir Geo. Ryve, Sir Courtney Poole, Mr.
Palmer, Sir John Robinson, Sir Tho. Lee, Mr. Chetwind,
Sir Robert Holt, Sir Wm. Whitmore, and Mr. Finch:
And they are to meet in the Speaker's Chamber, Tomorrow in the Afternoon, at Two of the Clock: And
to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Earl of Derby's Estate.
This House, according to the Orders of the One-andtwentieth and Two-and-twentieth of February instant,
taking into Consideration the Matter upon the Bill sent
from the Lords, for restoring of the Right honourable
Charles Earl of Derby to the Manors of Hope and Hopesdale, Hould and Mouldsdale, in the County of Flint;
The Counsel on both Sides attended.
And the Earl of Derby sitting covered, in a Chair,
within the Bar;
And his Counsel having stated his Case; the Lord
Chief Justice Bridgman, being admitted within the Bar,
delivered his Testimony in the Case.
And the Purchasers alledging, that the principal Counsel upon whom they depended, was so engaged at Guildhall, at this time, that he could not attend;
Resolved, upon the Question, That the further Hearing of this Cause be adjourned till Friday next; at which
time all Parties are to attend: And Mr. Speaker is to
grant his Warrants to any of the Parties that shall desire
the same, for the Summoning of such Witnesses as they
shall think fit to produce then to appear, for to give
their Testimony in this Case.
The House being this Day informed, that one James
Procender, in the Name of one Keen, as his supposed
Lessee, by one Robert Morse, as his Attorney, had brought
an Action of Trespass and Ejectment against one Robert
Tayler, the Tenant in Possession of certain Lands in the
Parish of Mintee in the County of Glocester, leased unto
him by Mr. George, one of the Members of this House;
to which Action the said Mr. George is enforced to become Defendant, to prevent Judgment, which would
otherwise have passed against his said Tenant, to his Damage; and now presseth on to go to Tryal, against, the
said Robert Tayler; whereby the Title of the said Mr.
George will be concerned; in Breach of the Privilege of
Resolved, upon the Question, That the said Provender
and Morse be summoned to attend the Committee of Privileges, to whom it is referred to examine the Breach of
Privileges against them; and make Report thereof to this
House: And that the Speaker of this House do desire the
Lord High Chancellor of England to direct a Writ of Supersedeas to issue out, to supersede the said Action, and Proceedings thereupon: And that the said James Provender
his Attorney, Agents, and Solicitors, do stay all further
Proceedings in the said Action.
Richier's, &c. Nat.
Ordered, That Peter Richier, of the Bayle of Lincolne,
Doctor of Physick, born at Marennes in the Province of
Saintonge, and Kingdom of France, eldest Son of Peter
Richier Esquire, Sieur De Wandelaincourt, and Doctor
in Divinity, be inserted into the ingrossed Bill for Naturalization.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow
Morning, at Eight of the Clock.