DIE Jovis, 1 die Februarii.
PRAYERS, by Mr. Rayner.
Domini præsentes fuerunt:
Comes Denbigh, Speaker.
Committee for settling the Government of England and Ireland:
It being moved, "That the House would take into
Consideration the Settlement of the Government of
England and Ireland, in this present Conjuncture of
Things, upon the Death of the King:"
It is Ordered, That these Lords following be appointed to join with a proportionable Number of the
House of Commons, for this Purpose:
(fn. *) Comes Kent.
Five Lords to be of the Quorum of Lords.
Message to the H. C. to appoint one to meet with them.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by
Doctor Aylert and Mr. Eltonhead:
To let the House of Commons know, that the Lords
have thought fit to appoint, in this Conjuncture of Affairs, a Committee of Nine Lords, whereof Five Lords
to be of the Quorum, to join with a proportionable
(fn. †) Number of the House of Commons, to meet To-morrow Morning, at Nine of the Clock, in the Lord
Keeper's Lodgings, if it may stand with their Conveniency; and so, for Time and Place, to adjourn as they
shall think fit; to consider of the Settlement of the Government of England and Ireland: And to desire the
Concurrence of the House of Commons herein; and
that they would give the like Power to their Committee; and afterwards to report their Results to the respective Houses.
Paper from the Earl of Northumb.
The Speaker acquainted the House, "That he hath
this Morning received a Letter from the Earl of Northumb. with a Paper inclosed of very great Concernment."
And for the present, the House Ordered, That it
should be sealed up with the Speaker's Seal.
Ordered, That Mr. Marshall and Mr. Lee have
Thanks returned them, for their Sermons preached Yesterday; and are desired to print their said Sermons, and
Judges to attend.
Ordered, by the Lords in Parliament assembled,
That the Judges shall from Time to Time come and attend this House, as formerly.
House adjourned till 10a cras.