DIE Jovis, 4 die Novembris.
PRAYERS, by Mr. Salawey.
Domini præsentes fuerunt:
Comes Manchester, Speaker.
Ds. La Warr.
Sherrard to have Possession of St. Clement's Church at Sandwich.
Ordered, That the Churchwardens of the Parish
at Sandwitch shall deliver to Mr. Hope Sherrard the
Keys of the Church; in Default thereof, the Magistrates shall see the Order of this House for Institution
and Induction observed, and certify to this House who
are Opposers to the Obedience of the said Order.
Alford and Smith.
This Day the Counsel of Alford Defendant, in a Writ
of Error against Smyth Plaintiff, appeared; and were
ready to argue the Errors. But neither the Plaintiff nor
his Counsel appeared, though they were served with the
Order, as appeared by Affidavit at this Bar.
Upon this, the House proceeded upon the Consideration of the Errors and Pleadings.
And the Counsel for the Defendant were heard.
3 H. VII. Cap. 10. 19 H. VII. Cap. 20.
And the House, upon Consideration thereof, Ordered, That the Judgement given in the King's Bench,
in this Cause, is hereby consirmed; and that the Record be transmitted into the King's Bench, that so
Execution may be taken out: And it is further Ordered, That the said Smyth Plaintiff shall pay, to the
said Alford Defendant, Five Pounds for Costs.
Sir W. Russell & al. and Lenthall & al.
Upon reading the Petition of Sir Wm. Russell, &c.
desiring "the Seven Hundred Fifty Pounds deposited
by Order of this House in the Hands of the Clerk of
the Parliaments;" and also reading the Petition of Lenthall and Marston, &c.
It is Ordered, That the Clerk of the Parliaments
is hereby authorized to re-deliver the Seven Hundred
Fifty Pounds in his Custody to Sir Wm. Russell, &c.
they having given sufficient Security for the same, according to the Order of this House.
Grant's Ordinance to be Minister of Astley.
An Ordinance was read, for making Mr. Jonathan
Grant Minister of Astley, in the County of Worcester,
upon the Resignation of Mr. Wood.
It (fn. *) is Ordered, That it pass, and sent to the House
of Commons, for their Concurrence.
Ordinance to establish a Corporation to employ the Poor.
Upon reading the Petition of divers well-affected
Citizens of London; desiring, "That a Corporation may
be made, for settling Poor People on Work:"
It is Ordered, That the Petitioners do bring in an
Ordinance to this Purpose.
Message to the H. C. to sit To-morrow P. M. to expedite the Propositions.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by
Doctor Aylett and Mr. Sadler:
To let them know, that the Lords do intend to sit
To-morrow in the Afternoon; and desire that they
would sit likewise, if they think it fit, to give Expedition to the Propositions.
Articles of Exeter approved of.
"The Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament
do approve of the Articles of Exeter; and order, this
Approbation be published, to the End all People
concerned may take Notice thereof; and that the
Committees, Judges, Officers, and other Persons concerned therein, do take Notice thereof, and observe
the same; any Orders or Ordinances to the contrary
House adjourned till 3 post Meridiem cras.