DIE Lunæ, 3 die Novembris.
PRAYERS, by Mr. Carter.
Ds. Grey de Warke, Speaker.
L. Viscount Say & Seale.
Vutden Hoven and Doling versus Jochemsen.
Upon reading the Petition of Jacob Vutden Hoven,
Merchant of Amsterdam, for himself, and as Attorney
of Egbert Dolinge, also of Amsterdam, Merchant; complaining of "Delay of Justice, in a Suit depending in
"the Court of Admiralty at Dover, in certain Suits
against Claes Jochemsen."
It is Ordered, This Petition be referred to the
Consideration of the Commissioners for the Admiralty.
The Earl of Northumb. reported a Paper from the
Commissioners of the Admiralty and Cinque Ports;
which was read, as follows:
Spanish Agent desires a Pass, for DonFranco Melesses to go to Fianders.
"To the Right Honourable the Committee of
"It is entreated of your Honours, by the Lord Ambassador of Spaine, for a Convoy for Don Franco
Melesses, Nephew to the Marquis Castell Rodrigo,
Governor of Flander, who hath lately arrived here
from the Court of Spaine, to transport himself upon
urgent Affairs (which require Expedition) into Flanders; and what Favour your Honours shall in this
Particular extend to his Person, will be esteemed as
done to that State.
"P' Mandam' de su Ex'e.
Ag't de la Amb'."
"It is the Opinion of the Committee, That the
Houses be made acquainted with the Desire of the
Ambassador, for their Approbation: The Committee
conceiving it reasonable, but humbly submits it.
To take the Benefit of the First Ship.
This House is of Opinion, and thinks it fit, That
when there is a Ship that goes into those Parts, that
he take the Benefit and Opportunity of that Ship; and
this to be communicated to the House of Commons, for
their Concurrence herein.
Answer from the H. C.
Dr. Aylett and Dr. Heath return with this Answer
from the House of Commons, sent on Saturday last:
That they have taken the Business concerning Captain Hutchings into Consideration.
They agree to the Committee for drawing a Pass for
Prince Rupert and his Company; and have named a
proportionable Committee of their House.
As to the Business of the Earl of Stamford's, the
Scotts Reformadoes Petition, the Lady Chaworth's Petition, they will send an Answer by Messengers of
their own; and as concerning Colonel Martyn to command the Foot in Chief at the Service of Donington
Castle, under Dulbeir.
Message to them, about Hancock's and Berrowe's Business; and about Don F. Melesses's Pass.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons
by Dr. Aylett and Mr. Page:
1. To put them in Mind of Captain Hancock's Business.
2. To put them in Mind of Colonel Berrowe's Business.
3. To communicate to them the Paper reported this
Day from the Commissioners of the Navy, for a Convoy for Don Franco Melesses, to go to Flanders; and
acquaint them, that this House thinks it fit that he take
the Benefit of the next Ship that goes from hence to
those Parts, to transport himself thither.
Oakley heard, concerning the Validity of his Patent, as Receiver of Westminster College.
This Day the Counsel of John Oakley was heard;
and it was alledged, "That he held his Place as
Receiver of the College of Westm. by Patent, during his Life; and therefore desires to be heard before the Ordinance for putting him out of the
said Place be passed; he not knowing any Offence
he hath committed, to disable him from enjoying
Ordered, That these Lords following are appointed
Committees, to examine whether the said John Oackley
hath any Freehold by Patent, as is alledged; and to
report the same to this House:
To meet To-morrow Morning, at Nine a Clock.
Trial of the Pix.
"Ordered, by the Lords and in Parliament assembled, That the Trial of the Monies in
the Pix in the Mint, in The Tower of London, shall
be made on Monday next, the Tenth of this Instant
November, at the usual Place near the Star Chamber."
"Ordered, by the Lords in Parliament assembled,
That the Earl of Kent and the Earl of Bolingbrooke
are hereby appointed to join with a Committee of
the House of Commons, for the taking of the Examinations and Trial of the Pix, in The Tower of London, on Monday next, being the Tenth of this Instant November, by Nine of the Clock in the Morning, at the usual Places near the Star Chamber,
Ordered, That the Concurrence of the House of
Commons be desired in this first Order.
Ordinance for Ordinance of Ministers.
The Ordinance for Ordination of Ministers was read
the Second Time, and committed to a Committee of the
whole House, to be taken into Consideration on Saturday Morning next.
Next, the Ordinance for Penn's Composition for his
Wardship, was read the Third Time; and Agreed to
with a small Alteration, wherein the [ (fn. *) Concurence of
the] House of Commons is to be desired.
Message to the H. C. with L. Buckhurst's Petition, to protect the Goods at Knoll.
The Petition of the Lord Buckhurst was read; to
desire, "That the Goods at Knoll House, in Kent, might
not be disposed of, but respited for a Time."
Which this House thought fit to grant; and the
Concurrence of the House of Commons to be desired
And accordingly it was sent down to the House of
Commons, by Mr. Page and Dr. Aylett.
Message to them, with Mr. Penn's Ordinance, and about the Trial of the Pix.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by
Mr. Serjeant Ayliff and
To desire their Concurrence in the Ordinance concerning the Pix, and in the Ordinance concerning Mr.
Penn's Composition for his Wardship.
House adjourned till 9a cras.