DIE Mercurii, videlicet, 22 die Martii.
Earl of Manchester, Speaker.
Mr. Mountague, a Protection.
Ordered, That Mr. Jeames Mountague shall have a
Protection, for to keep his House in Wilts from Molestation and Plundering, &c. and that he shall have
Liberty and Allowance to keep, for the Defence of his
House, Ten Fowling-pieces, Birding-pieces, or Muskets.
Phillips, a Pass for Skeletons.
Ordered, That Mr. Phillips, Surgeon at Gloc'ter,
shall have a Pass, to carry down to Gloc'ster Two Anatomies.
Sir Thomas Cary and the Bishop of Ardagh.
Ordered, That the Lord Bishop of Ardagh shall attend this House on Saturday next, to shew Cause why
he refuses to appear at the Suit of Sir Tho. Cary, in
Ireland, according to his Consent.
The Messengers return with this Answer:
That they have delivered their Message concerning
the Earl of Newporte to the House of Commons.
Message from the H. C. for Concurrence in some Ordinances;
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Christopher Yelverton Knight and Baronet;
which consisted of these Parts:
1. To communicate to their Lordships a Letter from
the Town of Lynn, of some Distempers there; for preventing whereof, the House of Commons have passed an
Ordinance, wherein they desire their Lordships Concurrence.
2. He brought up Two Ordinances of Sequestrations,
wherein they desire their Lordships Concurrence.
and to expedite the One for seizing Estates of Papists, &c.
3. The House of Commons desires their Lordships
to give Expedition to the Ordinance formerly brought
up from the House of Commons, for the sequestering
and seizing the Estates of Papists and Malignants, &c.
The Ordinance was read, and agreed to.
Ordered, That the Orders for the Sequestration shall
be read To-morrow, with the rest; and this House will
(fn. *) take the Ordinance for the cessing of Papists, &c. into
The Answer returned was:
That this House agrees with the House of Commons
in the Ordinance concerning Lynn; and concerning the
Ordinance touching the assessing of Papists, &c. this
House will take it into speedy Consideration; and touching the Orders of Sequestration, this House will send an
Answer by Messengers of their own.
Trollop and Rogers, a Pass to France.
Ordered, That Wm. Trollop, Son and Heir of Sir
Thomas Trolope, of Casewicke, in Com. Lyncolne, Baronet,
and George Rogers, of London, Gentleman, shall have a
Pass, to transport themselves into France.
Order for 300l. for Shallaker and Fitchett, for Fuel sent to the H. C.
The Order concerning the Payment of Three Hundred Pounds, to Shallaker and Fitchett, for Fuel, which
they have served the Lords House with, was read, and
approved of, and sent to the House of Commons, by
Message, by Mr. Doctor Bennet and Doctor Heath, to
desire their Concurrence therein. (Here enter it.)
Ordinance to regulate the Trained Bands, &c. in King's Lynn.
"Whereas, by an Order of the Lords and Commons
in Parliament, bearing Date the 22d Day of September last, Power is given to the Mayor and Aldermen
of Kings Lynne, in the County of Norfolk, for the
Time being, to muster, train, and command all the
Trained Bands and other Persons in the said Town,
able to bear Arms; and to nominate and appoint
Captains, and other Officers, to conduct, lead, and
command the said Trained Bands, and to do and
execute divers other Matters and Things, for the
Defence and Safety of the said Town, as by the said
Order more at large appeareth: And whereas Complaint hath been made, by the well-affected Inhabitants of the said Town, of a great Neglect and Miscarriage in the said Mayor and Aldermen, in the
Execution of the said Order, the Lords and Commons, taking the same into Consideration, do Order
and Ordain, That the Power and Authority given by
the said Order of the Two and Twentieth of September last, to the said Mayor and Aldermen, shall from
henceforth cease; and that the Mayor of the said
Town for the Time being, with Mr. John Percivall,
Mr. John May, Mr. Thomas Toll, Captain Thomas
Slany, Mr. Nathaniell Maxie, Captain Thomas Rivett,
and Lieutenant James Astwood, or any Four or more
of them, shall have Power and Authority, from Time
to Time, to do and execute all and every Matters
and Things, which the said Mayor and Aldermen,
or any of them, by the Advice of the Common
Council of the said Town, might have done by virtue of the said Order of the 22d of September last;
and that they, for so doing, shall be protected and
saved harmless, by the Authority of both Houses of
House adjourned till 10a cras.