DIE Veneris, 21 Januarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Epus. Dunel. & D. Crewe.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Comes Godolphin, Thesaurarius.
Ds. Sommers, Præses.
Dux Newcastle, C. P. S.
Comes Pembroke, Admirallus Mag. Br.
Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Buckingham & Normanby.
March. Lindsey, Magnus Camerarius.
March. Kent, Camerarius.
Comes Dorsett & Midd'x.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
E. Greenwich takes the Oaths.
This Day John Earl of Greenwich took the Oaths,
and made and subscribed the Declaration, and also took
and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the
Attorney General versus Crofts et al.
Upon reading the Petition of Her Majesty's Attorney
General, shewing; "That, by Order of the Tenth Instant, the Respondents were to produce several Deeds
in their Hands before the said Attorney, for his Perusal; and that, pursuant to the said Order, they have
produced the Deeds, except Two Deeds, dated the Six
and Twentieth of March One Thousand Six Hundred
Eighty-two, and the Tenth of January One Thousand
Six Hundred Eighty-eight, which they have neglected
to produce, but say, that the Deeds were not within
the said Order, the said Deeds not having been made
Use of in the Court of Exchequer, as they pretend;" and praying, "That the Respondents do forthwith produce before the Attorney General the said
Two Deeds, and also to produce them and the other
Deeds at the Hearing:" As also upon reading the Petition of Roger Crofts and others; shewing, "That they
have produced the Deeds, as ordered; and that the Attorney General demands Two other Deeds, which
were not proved in the Cause, nor read, either at the
Hearing, or Trial at the Bar; the Respondents, conceiving the same not be within the Meaning of the
Order, did not produce the said Two Deeds:"
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Deeds, which
were produced before the Attorney General, pursuant
to the Order of this House, shall be produced at the
Hearing in this House; and that the Two other Deeds,
desired to be produced by the Attorney General, shall
be produced before him, and also at the Hearing in
this House, if they were produced, proved, or made
Use of, in the Courts below, in this Cause.
Peer of Scotland created a Peer of Great Britain after the Union, not intituled to vote at the Election of the Sixteen Peers.
The Order of the Day being read, and Counsel being called in, and heard for the Petitioners, as ordered on
Tuesday last; as also Counsel to answer their Objections
on the stated Question; "Whether a Peer of Scotland, claiming to sit in the House of Peers, by virtue of a Patent
passed under the Great Seal of Great Britain after the
Union, and who now sits in the Parliament of Great
Britain, had a Right to vote in the Election of the Sixteen Peers who are to represent the Peers of Scotland
And, after long Debate thereupon,
This Question was put, "That a Peer of Scotland,
"claiming to sit in the House of Peers by virtue
of a Patent passed under the Great Seal of
Great Britain after the Union, and who now
sits in the Parliament of Great Britain, had a
Right to vote in the Election of the Sixteen
Peers who are to represent the Peers of Scotland in Parliament?"
It was Resolved in the Negative.
"It is Resolved and Declared, by the Lords Spiritual
and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That a Peer of
Scotland, claiming to sit in the House of Peers by virtue
of a Patent passed under the Great Seal of Great Britain after the Union, and who now sits in the Parliament of Great Britain, had no Right to vote in the
Election of the Sixteen Peers who are to represent the
Peers of Scotland in Parliament."
St. Martin et al. Naturalization.
Upon reading the Petition of John St. Martin and
others; shewing, "That the Petitioners being born out
of Her Majesty's Allegiance, but professing the true
Protestant Religion;" and praying, "That they may be
added to a Bill of Naturalization now depending in
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioners may be
added to the Bill of Naturalization, according to the
Prayer of the said Petition.
vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for
further enabling George Penne Esquire to sell Lands,
for Payment of his Debts, by enlarging a Trust for
that Purpose, contained in a former Act, intituled,
"An Act for enabling George Penne Esquire to sell
Lands, for the Payment of his Debts, and other Purposes therein mentioned."
Marquis of Annandale et al. Petitions about the Election of Peers in Scotland.
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That To-morrow, at
Eleven a Clock, this House shall proceed further upon
the Report made from the Lords Committees appointed
to consider of the Petitions and Representations of William Marquis of Annandale, George Earl of Sutherland,
Patrick Earl of Marchmont, and William Lord Ross, and
the Protestations with them delivered; as also the Papers
and Documents delivered by the Clerks of the Session
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Sabbati,
vicesimum secundum diem instantis Januarii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.