Mercurii, 4 die Novembris; 3° Gulielmi et Mariæ.
A PETITION of divers of the Inhabitants of Albrough in the County of Suffolk, touching the
Election there, was presented to the House.
But, there being no Petition of the said Persons the
last Sessions, the same was not received.
Call of the House.
Then the House, according to the Order of the Day,
was called over. And the Names of such as made
Default were again called over a Second time, and the
Absence of several of them excused.
Ordered, That the Defaulters be called over upon
Monday Sevennight next: And that such of them as do
not then appear, be sent for in Custody of the Serjeant
at Arms attending this House.
A Petition of Richard Farrington, Esquire, was read;
setting forth, That he was duly elected for the City of
Chichester; and that, notwithstanding, by many Briberies,
Threats, and Promises, Sir Tho. Miller, and Tho. May,
Esquire, have procured themselves to be returned: And
praying the Consideration and Relief of the House in the
Ordered, That the Consideration of the said Petition
be referred to the Committee of Elections and Privileges:
Who are to examine the Matter thereof; and report the
same, with their Opinions therein, to the House.
Tryals for Treason.
Ordered, That the Bill for Regulating of Tryals, in
Cases of High Treason, be read a Second time upon
Monday Morning next, at Ten a Clock.
And then the House adjourned till Friday
Morning next, at Nine of the Clock.