DIE Mercurii, 9 die Augusti.
Earl of Denbigh was appointed by the House to
be Speaker this Day.
Clotworthies and Grey.
Ordered, That the Referees, in the Cause between the Clottworthyes and Gray, shall report how far
they have proceeded in that Business; and then their
Lordships will give further Directions concerning that
Spanish Ambassador's Attendants, a Pass.
Ordered, That Signior Antonio Gonsalves, Andre
De Lyas a Blackmoor, and Fælix Holland Interpreter to
the Spanish Ambassador, shall have a Pass, to go into
France, with their Cloak-bags and Necessaries.
L. Purbeck's Petition for a Rent Charge, from Sir Edward Cook, which is sequestered.
The Petition of John Viscount Purbecke was read;
shewing, "That he having a Rent Charge of Nine
Hundred Pounds per Annum, by lawful Conveyance,
assured to him by Sir Edward Cooke Knight, during
the Life of the Lady Hatton his Wife, out of
Lands in the Counties of Cambridge and Suffolke,
now descended unto Sir Rob't Cooke Knight, his Son,
payable at Michaelmas and Our Lady-Day equally,
hath, ever since his Conveyance, duly received the
same, until Our Lady-Day last, when there was due
to him Four Hundred Fifty Pounds, which the said
Sir Rob't refuseth to pay, in regard the said Lands
are sequestered, whereby he hath no Means to recover the same, in regard the Grand Committee
for Sequestrations, to whom he hath formerly addressed himself, have not of late sitten, is reduced
to some Straitness and Necessity, the same being his
only present Means of Support.
"The Petitioner prays this House to give him
Relief herein, and to Order that the Committees for Sequestrations in those Counties
may pay him the said Four Hundred and Fifty
Pounds Arrear, and to continue Payment
thereof for the future, as the same shall
grow due, while the said Lands do remain sequestered."
Ordered, That this Petition be referred to the
Committees for Sequestrations of the Counties where
the Lands lie; and that they be required to take Care
that the Annuity be paid accordingly, as is desired in
E. of Pembroke, Leave to be absent.
Ordered, That the Earl of Pembrooke hath Leave
to be absent from this House, and go into the Country,
for his Health.
Ordered, That the Deputy Lieutenants of the
County of Lyncolne shall take Care, in the Absence of
the Sheriff, that the Ordinance for the (fn. *) quieting the
Possession of Sutton Marsh be obeyed, according to the
Intent of the said Ordinance.
House adjourned till 10a cras.