DIE Lunæ, videlicet, 31 die Maii.
Inhabitants of Bunhill versus The Artillery Men.
Ordered, That the Cause between the Inhabitants
near Bunhill Fields and the Military Men, shall be peremptorily heard on Thursday next, before the Committees for Petitions, in the Afternoon.
Order concerning Sir Baynham Throgmorton's Cause.
Ordered, That Sir Baynham Throgmorton shall have
an Order to produce such Witnesses on his Behalf, as
he shall necessarily use at the Hearing of his Cause before
the Lords Committees.
Order between Bishop, Sir Ant. Ashley Cooper and Tucker.
Upon reading of the Petition of Jo. Bishop, Esquire,
in the open House, and hearing the Counsel of the said
Mr. Bishopp, Sir Anthony Ashly Cooper, Baronet, and Edward Tucker, Esquire, at large, at the Bar; and after
due and deliberate Consideration had of the whole Business; it is Ordered, upon the Question, by the Lords
Spiritual and Temporal in the Upper House of Parliament assembled, That the said Mr. Bishopp shall enjoy
the Benefit of a Lease of the House and Farm granted
unto him from Sir Jo. Cooper, Knight (Father of the
said Sir Anthony Ashley Cooper, Baronet), according to
the Agreements between them, or otherwise to have
the Bond of One Thousand Pounds paid him; and, in
regard that the said Anthony Ashley Cooper is now under
Age, it is therefore further Ordered, That this Order
shall be tendered unto the said Edward Tucker, being a
Feoffee in Trust of the Lands of the said Sir Jo. Cooper,
appointed for Payment of his Debts, who is hereby required forthwith, that, in Case the said Lease, for the
Time past and to come, cannot be made good unto him
the said Mr. Bishopp, according to Law, then forthwith
the said Edward Tucker is to pay unto him the said Mr.
Bishopp the said Sum of One Thousand Pounds as aforesaid.
Order to discharge Sir Edward Stradling.
It was reported to the House, by the Lords Committees for Privileges, "That the Committee are of Opinion, That Sir Edward Stradling, Baronet, being His
Majesty's Servant, shall have and enjoy the Benefit
and Privilege of Parliament; and that what was done
by the Right Honourable the Lord Pagett and Sir
Lewis Dyves in that Business, concerning Captain
Roper and Sir Edward Stradlinge, was in Preservation
of the Privilege of Parliament;" which accordingly
was approved, and Ordered by the House.
Order between Sir John Lambe and Dr. Walker.
Whereas Sir John Lambe, Knight, is, by Order of
this House, to pay unto Dr. Walker the Sum of Twelve
Hundred and Fifty Pounds, whereof he hath paid already Two Hundred Pounds, and hath humbly besought
the Lords in Parliament that he may pay the Remainder by Yearly Payments; it is Ordered, That the
said Sir John Lambe shall give such good and sufficient
Security unto the said Dr. Walker for the Payment of Two
Hundred Pounds per Annum, until the Remainder of the
Twelve Hundred and Fifty Pounds be fully satisfied and
paid, as the Earl of Bath and the Earl of Dorsett shall
approve of; and that Sir John Lambe shall perform and
give Security as aforesaid, within Four Days after this
present Day; or else this Order to be void.
Order about Capt. Roper.
Upon reading the Petition of Captain Jo. Roper, it is
Ordered, That Sir Lewis Dyves be moved, that he (being interested in Sir Edward Stradling's Estate) would
do his best Endeavour to assist Captain Roper in satisfying his just Debt owing to him from Sir Edward Stradlinge.
Percivall's Cause to be heard.
Ordered, That Mr. Percivall's Cause shall be heard
on Tuesday come Sevennight; and Witnesses on both
Sides to attend that Day before the Lords Committees.
De Frank to be heard.
Ordered, That the Cause of Nicholas de Franke shall
be heard before the Lords Committees for Petitions on
Thursday come Sevennight, at which Time all Parties interested therein are to attend.
Digby versus Bp. of Peterborough.
Ordered, That the Lord Bishop of Peterborough
should have a Sight of the Petition of Clinton Digby, and
return in his Lordship's Answer To-morrow Morning.
Sir Tho. Lake to have Privilege.
Whereas Sir Tho. Lake, Knight, hath a Cause depending before the Lords Committees, which he cannot
follow without Danger of Arrests; hereupon it is Ordered, That the said Sir Thomas Lake shall have Liberty
to pass in and out unto the House, and to his Counsel,
Solicitor, and Attorney, for and during so long Time
only as his said Cause shall be before their Lordships in
Agitation, and that without Arrest to be made upon the
Body of him the said Sir Tho. Lake.
No Tumults in the Churches at Chester.
Upon the reading of the Certificate of the Magistrates
and Ministers of the City of Chester, "That they have
made Enquiry, and find no Tumults or Disorders to
have happened in the Churches there, as this House
was informed;" it is Ordered, That the same be
referred to the Committee for Religion, to consider whether the Information was true upon which the Order of
this House was grounded.
Sir Charles Cæsar and Burwell's Answers to their Impeachments.
The several Answers of Sir Charles Cæsar and Tho.
Burwell to the Impeachment brought up from the House
of Commons against them and others, were read.
Committee for Dover.
Ordered, That the Committee concerning the Town
of Dover shall have Power to adjourn themselves as often
as they shall see Cause.
Possession of the E. of Hertford's Lands in Godney Moor, Somersetshire, quieted.
Whereas the Right Honourable the Earl of Hertford
hath been in the quite Possession, some Years since, of
One Hundred and Sixty Acres of inclosed Land, lying
in Godney More, in the County of Som'sett; yet now of
late, and sitting this present Parliament, some have disorderly, and in a riotous Manner, broken down several
Parcels of the said Inclosures, and put in their Cattle into
the said Hundred and Sixty Acres, and give out threatening Speeches, that they will use Violence to any
Man that shall offer to oppose such their Doings; whereupon it is Ordered, That the said Earl of Hartford
(being a Member of this House), and all claiming from
and under him, shall, by virtue of this Order, quietly
and peaceably hold and enjoy the Possession of the said
Hundred and Sixty Acres of inclosed Ground, and have
and enjoy the Profits thereof, without any Interruption,
Disturbance, or Molestation, until he or they be evicted
by due Course of Law; and that the Sheriff of the said
County of Som'sett shall quiet the Possession of the said
inclosed Grounds for the said Earl of Hartford, his Tenants and Under-tenants; and lastly, that, upon Assidavit made unto this House who have been most disorderly in the throwing down of the said Inclosures, the
Parties shall be sent for as Delinquents, and undergo
such Punishments as this House shall be pleased to inflict
upon them, according to Justice.
Mr. Smart versus Dr. Cosens, &c.
Ordered, That the Answers brought into this
House by the several Persons impeached by the House
of Commons for the Business concerning Mr. Peter Smarte,
which yet remain unread, shall be opened by Counsel at
the Bar, at the Hearing of the Cause.
Dominus Capitalis Justiciarius de Communi Banco, Locum tenens Domini Custodis Magni Sigilli, declaravit
præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem
Martis, videlicet, 1m diem Junii, hora 9a, Dominis sic