DIE Veneris, 7 die Junii.
PRAYERS, by Dr. Stanton.
Domini præsentes fuerunt:
Ds. (fn. *)
Grey de Warke, Speaker.
L. Viscount Say & Seale.
Inhabitants of Wapping Petition, for sequestering the Tithes of Whitechapel.
Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the
Hamlet of Wapping, in the County of Midd. praying,
(fn. †) That the Tithes of Whitechappell may be sequestered
into divers Hands, mentioned in the Petition, to be
dispensed and paid to the Chief Minister of the said
Chapel, until a Bill in the House of Commons be
Hereupon this House Ordered, That the Earls of
Pembrooke, Northumberland, and Sarum, and the Lord
Howard, or any Two of them, shall examine the Contents of this Petition, and hear both Parties, and report the same to this House; and that some of the Petitioners and Dr. Johnson do attend their Lordships on
Monday Morning next, at Nine of the Clock.
E. of Carlisle's Petition for Privilege, in a Suit depending in Chancery, between him and Latham & al.
Upon reading the Petition of the Earl of Carlile; shewing, "That he is sued in the Chancery by Wm. Latham
and others; that now he hath, by his Answer, set
forth a sufficient Estate to be conveyed to certain
Feoffees, in Trust, for Payment of the said late Earl's
Debts, the Petitioner not expecting any further Proceeding in the Suit; and having, by his Answer,
upon his Oath, set forth a Deed, made by the Petitioner's Father in his Life-time, whereby the Personal Estate could not be Assets to pay Debts; the
said Deed being in the Hands of the Petitioner's
Solicitor, together with most of the Writings and
Proceedings in the Cause, he lately died, and the Petitioner cannot yet obtain the same Deeds and Writings,
as by Affidavit appeareth; yet, notwithstanding, the
Petitioner is now served into the Court of Chancery,
and, for Want of the said Deeds and Writings, like
to be surprized.
Now, forasmuch as the Petitioner's Waver of
his Privilege was to no other Intent than as
aforesaid, and the Casualty of his Solicitor's
Death could not be foreseen or prevented, and
therefore ought not, as he conceiveth, to turn
the Petitioner to Prejudice: He therefore
prayeth so far the Privilege of a Member of
this House, that he may not be taken by Surprizal, but may have Liberty to produce this
Deed, and to examine his Witnesses thereunto, between this and Mich. Term next."
Hereupon this House Ordered, To recommend this
Desire of the Earl of Carlile to the Commissioners of
the Great Seal, with the Sense of this House thereupon, "That their Lordships think it fit to grant his
Petition, hoping there will be no Prejudice to the
Justice of the Chancery for so little a Time.
L. Conway discharged from his Restraint.
Next, the Lord Viscount Conway was called in; and
the Speaker told him, by the Direction of the House,
That his Lordship and his Bail are discharged from
their Recognizance, entered into in this House the
13th July, 1643; and the said Recognizance is hereby
absolutely vacated; and the Lord Viscount Conway is
freed and discharged from his Restraint concerning this
Business, until the further Pleasure of this House be
Walsingham and Baker.
Next, this House heard the Counsel on both Sides,
touching the Cause depending in this House between
Sir Thomas Walsingham and Sir John Baker; Sir Thomas
Walsingham complaining of "an unjust Decree made in
the Exchequer against him, concerning the Manor of
Hunton, in the County of Kent; that, by that Decree, he is deprived and bound up, that he cannot
have his Remedy to try his Title for Hunton at the
The House, taking this Business into Consideration,
that it is for overthrowing a Decree made in the Exchequer wherein the King is concerned, and that it is
depending in this House but by Petition; it is Ordered, That if the Plaintiff will sue to have this House
take Cognizance of the said Decree, that the Proceedings be by Way of Bill and Answer, as is usually done
in inferior Courts of Justice in Cases of this Nature, that
so the Counsel of the King may be heard in this Business, if it be desired, in Behalf of the King.
Message from the H. C. with Ordinances.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons,
by Mr. Lyle and others;
To desire their Lordships Concurrence in divers Ordinances:
Col. Browne to command in Oxon, &c.
1. An Ordinance for making Colonel Richard Browne
Serjeant Major General of the Counties of Oxon, Berks,
and Bucks, &c.
Read Twice; and Ordered to be committed to the
Earls of Northumb. Pembrooke, Lyncolne, Stamford, Lord
Viscount Say & Seale, and the Lord Wharton.
Any Three, to meet presently
The Answer returned was:
That this House will take these Ordinances into Consideration, and send an Answer by Messengers of their
Mr. Reeves, Leave to be absent.
Ordered, That Mr. Reeves hath Leave, for Three
Days the next Week, to be absent from this House, for
House adjourned till 9a cras.