DIE Lunæ, 6 Martii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Epus. Bath & Well.
Comes Godolphin, Thesaurarius.
Ds. Sommers, Præses.
Dux Newcastle, C. P. S.
Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
March. Kent, Camerarius.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Ds. Willughby Br.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Message from H. C. with a Bill.
A Message from the House of Commons, by Sir
William St. Quintin and others:
Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the
more effectual Provision for the Poor, in the Town of
Kingston upon Hull;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Gaming, to prevent, Bill.
Ordered, That the Bill, intituled, "An Act for
the better preventing of excessive, immoderate, and
deceitful Gaming," be read a Second Time on Monday next.
Catwater Harbour, Bill.
The Earl of Rochester reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for clearing, preserving, and maintaining, the Harbour of Catwater,
lying near Plimouth, in the County of Devon; and for
cleansing and keeping clean the Pool commonly called
Sutton Pool, lying in Plimouth aforesaid," as fit to
pass, without any Amendment.
vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for
cleansing, preserving, and maintaining, the Harbour
of Catwater, lying near Plimouth, in the County of
Devon; and for cleansing and keeping clean the Pool
commonly called Sutton Pool, lying in Plimouth aforesaid."
The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Ordered, That the Commons have Notice, that
the Lords have agreed to the said Bill, without any
Tunbridge to Seven Oaks, &c. Highways Bill.
Whereas this Day was appointed for the House to be
put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act
for repairing and amending the Highways leading
from Seven Oakes to Woodsgate and Tunbridge Wells,
in the County of Kent:"
It is Ordered, That this House be put into a Committee upon the said Bill, on Monday next, at Eleven a
Dr. Sacheverel's Trial.
The House adjourned into Westm'r Hall, to proceed in
the Trial of Doctor Sacheverell.
Where being resumed;
Proclamation was made for Silence, as also for the
Then the Lord Chancellor acquainted the Counsel,
"They might proceed in their Defence."
And being heard;
They desired, "That some Passages out of several
Books and Pamphlets might be read."
Whereupon the Managers desiring Leave to withdraw;
The House adjourned to the House above.
And being come thither; after a little Time, adjourned back again into Westm'r Hall.
Where being resumed;
And Proclamation made for keeping Silence:
The Managers acquainted the House, "They had
considered the Nature of the Matters offered by the
Counsel; and, being unwilling such blasphemous and
impious Things should be produced in so public a
Manner, desired they might not be read."
But the Counsel alledging it to be material for the
Doctor's Defence, and insisting to have them read;
Parts of several Books and Pamphlets, delivered in by
them, were read accordingly.
Then the House adjourned to the House above.
And there was resumed.
Ordered, That this House will proceed further in
the Trial of Doctor Henry Sacheverell To-morrow, at
Ten a Clock, in Westm'r Hall.
Message to H. C. that this House will proceed in the Trial.
And a Message was sent to the House of Commons,
by Mr. Rogers and Mr. Meller, to acquaint them therewith.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Martis,
septimum diem instantis Martii, hora nona Auroræ,
Dominis sic decernentibus.