DIE Lunæ, 29 Novembris.
PRAYERS, by Mr. Ward of Ipswich.
Comes Manchester, Speaker.
Ds. Grey of Werk.
Cartwright & al. versus Rawleigh.
The Petition of John Cartwright, Rob't Vivers Esquire, & al. read.
Ordered, That the Order spoken in the said Petition be sought out, and brought in To-morrow Morning.
Andrews aud Skinner.
Ordered, That the Errors between Andrewes and
Skinner be argued on the 9th December next.
Hudson and Bowyer.
Ordered, That the Errors between Hudson and
Bowyer be heard on the Ninth of December next.
Pasfeild and Spencer.
Ordered, That the Errors between Pasfield and
Spencer be heard on the Ninth of December next.
E. of Leicester and Murdoch & al.
The Answer of the Earl of Leicester, against Murdock and Tayler, brought in, and read; and Ordered,
The Party complained against shall have a Copy of it,
and return in his Answer to it.
Palmer, P. of Wales's Servant, desires Privilege.
It was moved, "That one Philip Palmer, a Servant
to the Prince of Wales, may have the Privilege of a
Ordered, That the Diurnal Book be brought in
To-morrow Morning, to see whether the said Prince was
entered amongst the Presence of the Peers.
Message from the H. C. with an Ordinance.
A Message from the House of Commons, by Colonel
An Ordinance for the removing some Obstructions in
the Sale of Bishops Lands, brought up.
That this House will take it into Consideration, and
send Answer by Messengers of their own.
City Militia Committee empowered to raise Forces.
Ordered, That the Committee of the Militia of
London shall have Power to raise any of their Forces and
Trained Bands, and to draw them forth, upon any
emergent Occasion, for the Safety and Preservation of
L. Mountague, Leave to be absent.
Ordered, That the Lord Mountagu shall have
Leave to go for some Time into the Country, about his
Hopkins Suit against Richards, for releasing Steward, stayed.
Upon the Petition of Henry Hopkins Esquire, Warden
of The Fleete, exhibited this Day to the House; shewing, "That one Thomas Richards prosecuteth a Suit
against the Petitioner, for releasing of Walter Stewart
Esquire, upon an Order of this House, having then a
Suit depending here:"
It is Ordered, That Stay shall be forthwith made
of all Proceedings at Law, of the said Richards, against
the said Hopkins, for or by reason of the said Steward's
Releasement as aforesaid; any Proceedings between the
said Parties notwithstanding: And hereof all whom this
doth or may concern are to take Notice, and yield their
Message to the H. C. concerning their Impeachment of the Lords who sat while the Speakers, &c. were with the Army.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by
Mr. Hackwell and Mr. Eltenhead:
"That whereas a General Impeachment hath been
brought, by the House of Commons, against Theophilus Earl of Lincolne, James Earl of Suffolke, James
Earl of Midd. George Lord Berkley, Francis Lord
Willoughby, John Lord Hunsdon, and Wm. Lord Maynard; and a Day appointed by the Lords, at the Desire of the said House of Commons, to prosecute
their Impeachment; which Day is now past above
One Month since, and nothing hath been done by the
House of Commons in further Prosecution of their
said former Impeachment: The Lords, considering
the dangerous Consequence of keeping the said Lords
under Restraint for so many Months without any legal
Proceeding against them, do order, That, if the
House of Commons shall not prosecute their Impeachment against the aforesaid Lords by Friday next, then
their Lordships will do therein according to the usual
Course and Proceedings of Parliament."