DIE Sabbati, videlicet, 12 die Decembris.
Exchange between the Bp. of London and Sir Nicholas Crispe.
vice lecta est Billa, An Act concerning Alteration and Exchange of some Lands, in Fulham, in
Comitatu Midd. between the Right Honourable the Lord
Bishop of London, Lord Treasurer of England, and Sir
Nicholas Crispe, Knight, etc.
L. Privy Seal.
E. of Bollingbrooke.
L. Bp. of Durham.
L. Bp. of Chester.
|L. Bp. of Lincolne.
L. Bp. of Carlile.
Ds. Howard de Estrike.
Mr. Justice Foster, and
Mr. Serjeant Heath,
To meet on Wednesday next, videlicet, 16th of this
instant December, at Two o'Clock in the Afternoon, in the Painted Chamber; and the Dean
and Chapter of St. Paule's in London to have
Notice of it.
The Petition of John Howes, Clerk, was read, in hæc
Mr Howes (Vicar of Banbury's) Petition.
"To the Right Honourable the Lords Spiritual and
Temporal, in the High Court of Parliament assembled.
"The humble Petition of John Howes, Clerk,
Vicar of Banbury, now a Prisoner in The
"That your Petitioner doth most humbly, and with
all Thankfulness, acknowledge your Lordships most
Honourable and full Hearing of him, and your Gracious Proceedings upon the Petition exhibited to this
most High Court against him.
"And he doth humbly acknowledge his great Offence
against a very Honourable Person, a Peer and Member
of this High and Honourable Court of Parliament;
and that therein likewise he hath (to his exceeding
great Grief) given Offence to your Lordships, for
which he is sorry from his Heart, and doth confess
he hath been justly and deservedly committed for it
to The Fleet.
"He therefore most humbly beseecheth your Honourable good Lordships, That, upon this his most
humble and hearty Submission (in all Humility herein
presented to your Honours), he may, by your good
Grace and Favours, be now enlarged from this his
Imprisonment, and repair to his Cure. And, as he
is bound, shall pray," etc.
To be released upon his Submission to L. Say and Seale.
Hereupon it was Ordered by the House, That the
said Mr. Howes shall be released of his Imprisonment
upon Monday next, and first brought to this Bar, to
make his humble Submission to this Honourable House,
and to the Lord Viscount Say in particular.
Absent Lords excused.
L. Bp. of Winton excused.
L. Bp. of Rochester excused.
Riot in the Church at Halstead.
Poole and Haward committed.
This Day Jonathan Poole and Robert Haward, Two
Delinquents for the Riot committed in the Church of
Halsteed, were brought to the Bar; and, denying the
Fact, it was Ordered by this House, That the Witnesses be again sent for, to give Evidence here upon
Oath; and the said Jonathan Poole and Robert Haward
to be committed unto The Fleet, for their Forth-coming,
until the Cause be heard at Bar.
Garrat Day's Petition read.
This Day was read the Petition of Garret Daye, committed by this House the 11th of this present December,
until he pay the Charges of Phillip Bernardo, which he
is not able to pay, nor Fees to the Value of Twenty
Shillings; therefore desire their Lordships to commiserate himself and his poor Wife, and to grant him his
Liberty, without which he should perish. Hereupon it
was Ordered by the House, That the said Garret
Day be forthwith released out of Prison, without paying any Charges to the said Bernardo, or any other
E. of Cleveland Leave to speak with the E of Strafford.
The Earl of Cleveland moved the House, for Leave to
go to The Tower, and speak with the Earl of Strafford;
which was granted him.
Witnesses sworn at the Bar, in causa Comitis Strafford:
Witnesses sworn in the E. of Strafford's Cause.
Sir William Ingram, Knight, and
Sir Thomas Barrington, Knight and Baronet.
And, after they were sworn, received Command from
the House, by the Lord Keeper, to behave themselves
Huc usque examinatur per Dominos,
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Lunæ, videlicet, 14m diem instantis Decembris, hora nona, Dominis sic decernentibus.