DIE Veneris, 26 Januarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Epus. Bath & Well.
|Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Comes Rochester, Præses.
Dux Buckingham, Senescallus.
Dux Shrewsbury, Camerarius.
Comes Suffolk & Bindon.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. North & Grey.
E. of Carlisle takes the Oaths.
This Day Charles Earl of Carlisle took the Oaths, and
made and subscribed the Declaration, and also took and
subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes.
Lady Clarges Petition referred to Judges.
Upon reading the Petition of Dame Elizabeth Clarges,
Widow and Executrix of Sir Walter Clarges Baronet,
deceased, in her own Right, and in Behalf of her Son
Robert Clarges, and all other her Sons by the said Sir
Walter (Insants) and of Anthony Hamond Esquire and
Jane his Wife, claiming under the Will of Sir Thomas
Clarges Knight, deceased; shewing, "That Sir William
Pulteney, being seised in Fee of a Piece of Ground,
Parcel of Stonebridge Field, adjoining to Piccadilly, in
the County of Midd'x, and containing about One
Hundred and Fifty Feet in Front, and about Four Hundred Feet in Depth, did, on the Thirtieth of September One Thousand Six Hundred and Seventy, sell the
same to Sir Richard Powell and his Heirs, reserving
Twenty Pounds per Annum Rent to him and his Heirs;
that Sir Richard Powell sold the same to Sir Thomas
Clarges and his Heirs, charged as aforesaid; and Sir
Thomas Clarges sold the same to Thomas Neale Esquire,
late Master of the Mint, and his Heirs, chargeable
with One Hundred Pounds per Annum Rent to him
in Fee; that Neale became indebted to the Crown, by
reason of Losses in the Country Mints, in the Sum
of Five Thousand Pounds and upwards; for Payment whereof, the said Piece of Ground and Six
Shares (the Whole into Thirty-six to be divided) in
certain Water-works, in St. Paul's Shadwell, in the
County of Midd'x, of which Neale died possessed, have
been lately extended, and seized into Her Majesty's
Hands; which Rent of One Hundred Pounds is now
above Sixteen Hundred Pounds in Arrear, which the
said Lady Clarges is willing to remit, provided the said
Rent might be secured for the future; and praying
Leave to bring in a Bill, for vesting as well the Six
Shares in the said Water-works, as the said Piece of
Ground in Trustees, with Power, in respect of the said
Piece of Ground, to sell or lease the same; and, with
the Rents and Profits thereof, in the First Place, to secure the reserved Rent of Twenty Pounds to the Heirs
of Sir William Pulteney; and, in the next Place, Eighty
Pounds per Annum Rent to the said Robert Clarges
and those in Remainder after him, according to Sir
Thomas Clarges' Will; and the Remainder of the Profits, towards satisfying the said Debt to Her Majesty;
and with Power, as to the Six Shares, to sell or otherwise dispose the same to the best Advantage; and the
whole Monies arising by the said Shares in the further Discharge of the Debt to the Crown:"
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Consideration
of the said Petition shall be, and is hereby, referred to
Mr. Baron Price and Mr. Baron Lovell; who are forthwith to summon all Parties concerned in the Bill; and,
after hearing them, to report to the House the State of
the Case, with their Opinion thereupon, under their
Hands, and whether all Parties that may be concerned
in the Consequences of the Bill have signed the Petition; and also that the Judges, having perused the Bill;
do sign the same.
Recognizanees on Appeals in Eight Days.
Whereas, by Order of the Twentieth of November
One Thousand Six Hundred and Eighty, it is directed,
"That in all Cases upon Appeals to be brought into
this House, from the Courts in Westminster Hall, the
Party or Parties Appellants shall, before any Answer
to his or their Petition, give Security to the Clerk of
the Parliaments, by Recognizance to be entered into
to His Majesty in One Hundred Pounds, to pay such
Costs, to the Defendant or Defendants in such Appeals, as this Court shall appoint, in case the Decree
or Judgement appealed from shall be affirmed by this
It is this Day Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and
Temporal in Parliament assembled, That in all Cases of
Appeals to be brought into this House, from the Courts
in Westm'r Hall, North Britain, or Ireland, the Party
or Parties Appellants shall, within Eight Days after such
Appeal received, give Security to the Clerk of the Parliaments, by Recognizance to be entered into to Her
Majesty, of the Penalty of One Hundred Pounds, conditioned, to pay such Costs, to the Defendant or Defendants in such Appeals, as this Court shall appoint, in
case the Decree or Judgement appealed from shall be
affirmed; and if the Appellant or Appellants shall neglect or refuse to give such Security within the Time
aforesaid, that then the Clerk of the Parliaments shall
inform the House thereof; and the Appeal from thenceforth to be dismissed.
State of the War in Spain.
Ordered, That on Monday next, at Twelve a Clock,
this House shall be put into a Committee again, to take
into further Consideration the present State of the War
in Spain; and all the Lords summoned to attend.
Ordered, That all the Causes be removed, to come
on in Course.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Sabbati, vicesimum septimum diem instantis Januarii, hora
undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.