DIE Sabbati, 6 Januarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Epus. Bath & Well.
|Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Comes Rochester, Præses.
Dux Newcastle, C. P. S.
Dux Buckingham, Senescallus.
Dux Shrewsbury, Camerarius.
Comes Dorset & Midd'x.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Howard Escr.
vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act
for vesting the Leasehold Rectories of Llandeveyson
and of Llangathen, and the Chapel of Llanyhernton and
Llechron, in Llanegwad, in the County of Carmarthen,
in Trustees, to be sold; and for Application of the
Purchase-money for the Benefit of such Persons who
are entitled to the Premises under the Will of William
Davies Gentleman, deceased."
Queen's Answer about the E. of Peterborow's communicating Matters relative to the War in Spain:
The Lord Steward acquainted the House, "That the
Lords with White Staves having attended Her Majesty, to desire that the Earl of Peterborow might
have Leave to communicate to this House such Matters as are within his Lordship's Knowledge, relating
to the War in Spain and France; Her Majesty was
pleased to say,
"That She was very willing his Lordship should
acquaint this House with any Thing that was within
his Knowledge, relating to that Matter."
State of the War in Spain:
The House (according to Order) was adjourned during
Pleasure, and put into a Committee, to proceed further
in the Inquiry into the present State of the War in
And, after some Time, the House was resumed.
And the Earl of Abingdon reported, "That it was
the Opinion of the said Committee, That the House
be moved, That an Address be made to Her Majesty,
humbly to desire, that Her Majesty will please to
give Order, that the original Letter of Mr. Stanhope
to the Earl of Sunderland, bearing Date the 15th of
January 170 6/7, N. S. to which the Earl of Sunderland's Letter of the 14th of February following is
an Answer, may be laid before this House; and
also an entire Copy of the Earl of Sunderland's Letter to Mr. Stanhope (of which an Extract is now
before this House); and also the Earl of Godolphin's
Letter, mentioned to be enclosed in the Earl of Sunderland's Letter; and all other Papers, Letters, and
Councils of War, relating to the War in Spain and
Portugal, not already transmitted to this House, which
the House shall desire from Time to Time from the
respective Offices; and that the House be also moved,
that the Committee may have Leave to sit again."
To which the House agreed; and the following Orders were made; (videlicet,)
Address for Papers relative to it.
"Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal
in Parliament assembled, That the Lords with White
Staves do attend Her Majesty, humbly to desire, That
Her Majesty will please to give Order, that the original Letter of Mr. Stanhope to the Earl of Sunderland, bearing Date the 15th of January 170 6/7, N. S.
to which the Earl of Sunderland's Letter of the 14th
of February following is an Answer, may be laid before this House; and also an entire Copy of the Earl
of Sunderland's Letter to Mr. Stanhope (of which an
Extract is now before this House); and also the Earl
of Godolphin's Letter, mentioned to be enclosed in the
Earl of Sunderland's Letter; and all other Papers,
Letters, and Councils of War, relating to the War
in Spain and Portugal, not already transmitted to this
House, which the House shall desire from Time to
Time, from the respective Offices."
"Ordered, That on Monday next, at Eleven a
Clock, this House shall be put into a Committee
again, to take into further Consideration the present
State of the War in Spain."
E. of Gallway and L. Tyrawly to attend.
"Ordered, That the Earl of Gallway and the
Lord Tyrawly do attend this House, on Monday next,
at Eleven a Clock."
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Lunæ,
octavum diem instantis Januarii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.