Jovis, 2 die Martii, 17 Car. IIdi.
MR. Pryn reports, That they had been to attend his
Majesty: And that his Majesty received the Message touching a Day to be appointed for imploring the
Blessing of God upon his Majesty's Fleet, very graciously; and declared, He would appoint a time to be
Charles I's Creditors.
Sir John Birkenhead reports from the Committee to
which the Petition of William Newman, Thomas Carpenter, and John Brewer, Trustees, on Behalf of themselves,
and others, Creditors of King Charles the First, and of
Sir Allan Apsley, and Sir Sampson Darrell, Co Patentees
for the Victualling of his late Majesty's Navy, was committed, That the Committee had agreed Two Votes to
be reported to the House: Which he read, and after,
delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: And were as
1. That the Forest of Gualtres, in the County of
Yorke, was legally sold, at a valuable Consideration: And
that neither these Creditors, nor any others, are to expect
any further Satisfaction from the Purchasers of the said
Forest, or from such as claim under them.
2. That Mr. Thomas Austen, late Trustee for Sir Allan
Apsley, for the Sale of the said Forest of Gualtres and
Newington Barrow, and other Manors, was privy to the
original Trust reposed by his late Majesty in Sir Allen
Apsley, and others, for Sale of the said Manors, to pay
the said Creditors of the Navy.
And the same being again read;
Resolved, &c. That Leave be given for bringing in
a Bill for Relief of the said Creditors.
Bills from Lords.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir Mondeford Brampston, and Mr. Cole;
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have returned you the Bill
concerning Jurors, with some Amendments; to which
they desire the Concurrence of this House:
And have also commanded us to acquaint you, That
they have agreed with this House in leaving the Proviso
on the Behalf of the Lord Rochford, out of the Bill to
prevent Delays in extending of Statutes, Judgments, and
Executions: And have agreed with you in the Bill for
Setting the Price on Coals.
The Amendments to the Bill concerning Jurors were
twice read; and, upon the Question, severally agreed to;
and read a Third time.
Sir John Birkenhead reports from the Committee,
for Relief of the truly loyal indigent Officers, That the
Committee had agreed upon Two Votes to be reported
to the House: Which he read; and after, delivered the
same in at the Clerk's Table: Which Votes were as
1. That the pretended Letter of Attorney, made in the
Name of many truly loyal indigent Officers within the
County Palatine of Chester, is forged and counterfeit.
2. That the Payment made upon the said counterfeit
Letter of Attorney was neither according to the Act of
Parliament, nor according to the Commissioners Warrant
sitting in the Star Chamber.
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Message to attend the King.
A Message from his Majesty, by Sir John Eyton,
Usher of the Black Rod;
His Majesty commands this honourable House to
attend him forthwith, in His House of Peers.
And accordingly Mr. Speaker, with the House, went
up to the Lords, to attend his Majesty; who was pleased
to prorogue the Parliament to the One-and-twentieth of
June next ensuing.